Medicine

Two more die in Saudi Arabia from MERS coronavirus

Two more die in Saudi Arabia from MERS coronavirus

Published 07/07/2013

RIYADH (Reuters) - Two more people have died of the SARS-like coronavirus MERS, Saudi Arabia's Health Ministry said, bringing to 38 the number of deaths [more…]

Fearing contamination, Chinese pay more for imported infant goods

Fearing contamination, Chinese pay more for imported infant goods

Published 07/07/2013

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Sophie the Giraffe is a teething toy taking over the world one baby mouth at a time. The toy, handmade in France [more…]

Obamacare implementation delay no boon for hiring

Obamacare implementation delay no boon for hiring

Published 03/07/2013

(Reuters) - The Obama administration's decision to delay a key provision of the healthcare law, by giving employers an extra year to offer insurance coverage, [more…]

FDA grants priority review to Roche’s leukemia drug

FDA grants priority review to Roche’s leukemia drug

Published 03/07/2013

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG said on Wednesday U.S. health regulators have granted priority review to its experimental leukemia treatment GA101. The [more…]

U.S. to delay key health-reform provision to 2015

U.S. to delay key health-reform provision to 2015

Published 03/07/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration said on Tuesday it would not require employers to provide health insurance for their workers until 2015, delaying a [more…]

CORRECTED-Obamacare 1.0: States brace for Web barrage when reform goes live

CORRECTED-Obamacare 1.0: States brace for Web barrage when reform goes live

Published 01/07/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - About 550,000 people in Oregon do not have health insurance, and Aaron Karjala is confident the state's new online insurance exchange [more…]

Release of Eliquis blood clot preventer story

Release of Eliquis blood clot preventer story

Published 30/06/2013

(Reuters) The blood clot preventer Eliquis, sold by Pfizer Inc and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co, proved as effective as widely used warfarin in treating a dangerous [more…]

Obamacare 1.0: States brace for Web barrage when reform goes live

Obamacare 1.0: States brace for Web barrage when reform goes live

Published 30/06/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - About 550,000 people in Oregon do not have health insurance, and Aaron Karjala is confident the state's new online insurance exchange [more…]

WHO wants HIV patients treated sooner to save lives, halt spread

WHO wants HIV patients treated sooner to save lives, halt spread

Published 30/06/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Doctors could save three million more lives worldwide by 2025 if they offer AIDS drugs to people with HIV much sooner after [more…]

Texas governor mounts new bid for abortion restrictions

Texas governor mounts new bid for abortion restrictions

Published 26/06/2013

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas Republican Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday launched another battle to pass sweeping abortion restrictions after a marathon speech by a [more…]