Medicine

Exercise may help alleviate depression: review

Exercise may help alleviate depression: review

Published 12/09/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Exercise may help ease symptoms of depression, according to a fresh look at past research. Researchers who analyzed data from [more…]

FDA panel supports approval of Glaxo lung drug Anoro

FDA panel supports approval of Glaxo lung drug Anoro

Published 10/09/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal advisory panel recommended approval of GlaxoSmithKline Plc's new drug to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD), but suggested the company be [more…]

Insight: Research renaissance offers new ways out of depression

Insight: Research renaissance offers new ways out of depression

Published 09/09/2013

LONDON (Reuters)- As Susan sits chatting to a nurse in a London clinic, a light tapping sound by her head signals that parts of her [more…]

IBM to transfer U.S. retirees to healthcare exchanges next year

IBM to transfer U.S. retirees to healthcare exchanges next year

Published 07/09/2013

(Reuters) - IBM plans to move U.S. retirees off its company-sponsored health plan and shift them into new private insurance exchanges as a way of [more…]

Republican U.S. senator warns of ‘sticker shock’ from Obamacare

Republican U.S. senator warns of ‘sticker shock’ from Obamacare

Published 07/09/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Weeks before healthcare exchanges under President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul open next month, a Republican senator attacked the plan on Saturday by [more…]

One in four U.S. heart disease deaths could be prevented, CDC says

One in four U.S. heart disease deaths could be prevented, CDC says

Published 03/09/2013

CHICAGO (Reuters) - About one in four U.S. deaths from heart disease could be avoided with better prevention efforts and treatment, according to a first-of-its-kind [more…]

Analysis: Doctors worry as heart drug research loses steam

Analysis: Doctors worry as heart drug research loses steam

Published 03/09/2013

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The hunt for new heart drugs is losing momentum as resources are switched to other areas, notably cancer research, where investors get [more…]

Novartis says EU approves Ilaris to treat childhood arthritis

Novartis says EU approves Ilaris to treat childhood arthritis

Published 03/09/2013

ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis said on Tuesday its arthritis drug Ilaris was approved in the European Union to treat children aged two years and older. [more…]

Facebook peer groups may be useful for HIV education

Facebook peer groups may be useful for HIV education

Published 02/09/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Groups on the popular networking site Facebook may help educate men about HIV prevention and testing, a new study suggests. [more…]

Bigger and healthier: European men grow 11cm in a century

Bigger and healthier: European men grow 11cm in a century

Published 01/09/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - The average height of European men grew by a surprising 11 centimeters from the early 1870s to 1980, reflecting significant improvements in [more…]