Medicine

Longer-term data fail to clear concern over Takeda’s dengue vaccine

Longer-term data fail to clear concern over Takeda’s dengue vaccine

Published 23/11/2019

CHICAGO (Reuters) - An additional six months of data from a late-stage trial of Takeda Pharmaceutical Co’s experimental dengue vaccine again showed it failed to [more…]

Samoa measles outbreak kills 20, mostly children

Samoa measles outbreak kills 20, mostly children

Published 23/11/2019

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Deaths related to measles, mostly among small children, have more than tripled to 20 in the past week on the Pacific island [more…]

French doctor still treating patients at 98

French doctor still treating patients at 98

Published 23/11/2019

CHEVILLY-LARUE, France (Reuters) - When French doctor Christian Chenay saw his first patients in 1951, penicillin was state of the art. Now 98 years old, [more…]

Trump says ban of some flavored e-cigarette products could lead to illegal sales

Trump says ban of some flavored e-cigarette products could lead to illegal sales

Published 23/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday expressed concerns that enacting his administration’s proposed ban on many flavored e-cigarette and vaping products would [more…]

Cannabis tied to serious complications in type 1 diabetes

Cannabis tied to serious complications in type 1 diabetes

Published 22/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - People with type 1 diabetes may be more than twice as likely to develop potentially fatal complications when they use cannabis somewhat [more…]

Teens, young adults more likely to take up marijuana if parents use it

Teens, young adults more likely to take up marijuana if parents use it

Published 22/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - Teens and young adults have a higher likelihood of taking up marijuana if their parents use the drug, a new study suggests. [more…]

FDA approves Aquestive’s ALS treatment

FDA approves Aquestive’s ALS treatment

Published 22/11/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved bit.ly/2pIFzi5 Aquestive Therapeutics' treatment for neurological disorder amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Shares of the [more…]

Explainer: Don’t panic about China’s “Black Death” plague cases

Explainer: Don’t panic about China’s “Black Death” plague cases

Published 18/11/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China reported a third case of bubonic plague on Sunday after two other plague cases were revealed last week, but the disease [more…]

China’s Inner Mongolia reports fresh bubonic plague case

China’s Inner Mongolia reports fresh bubonic plague case

Published 18/11/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s Inner Mongolia reported a fresh, confirmed case of bubonic plague on Sunday, despite an earlier declaration by the country’s health officials [more…]

China to launch inspection on use of illegal African swine fever vaccines

China to launch inspection on use of illegal African swine fever vaccines

Published 18/11/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Monday it will launch an investigation into the illegal production, sale and use of African swine fever [more…]