Medicine

Better healthcare for less money, if you can find it

Better healthcare for less money, if you can find it

Published 23/07/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Consumers intrigued by the new model of accountable healthcare - which promises better-coordinated care that could save lots of money - [more…]

White House finds the funny in ‘Obamacare’ pitch to youth

White House finds the funny in ‘Obamacare’ pitch to youth

Published 22/07/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - What's so funny about President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law? A website known for viral comedy videos popular with Americans under 30 [more…]

Federal judge halts new North Dakota abortion law, for now

Federal judge halts new North Dakota abortion law, for now

Published 22/07/2013

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked North Dakota's new abortion law, the most restrictive in the country because it prohibits ending a [more…]

WHO had asked India to ban toxin that killed children

WHO had asked India to ban toxin that killed children

Published 22/07/2013

NEW DELHI/LONDON (Reuters) - The pesticide that killed 23 Indian schoolchildren last week is a nerve poison banned by many countries because of what the [more…]

Coke likely to face Vitaminwater class-action, but not for money

Coke likely to face Vitaminwater class-action, but not for money

Published 19/07/2013

(Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge has recommended that Coca-Cola Co face a class-action lawsuit accusing it of misleading consumers by overstating the health benefits [more…]

U.S. sees lower-than-expected Obamacare insurance costs

U.S. sees lower-than-expected Obamacare insurance costs

Published 18/07/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hoping to gain the high ground in an escalating war of words over Obamacare, the U.S. administration on Thursday forecast sharply lower [more…]

Exclusive: Pfizer not moving forward with Onyx bid: sources

Exclusive: Pfizer not moving forward with Onyx bid: sources

Published 18/07/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc decided not to pursue a bid for Onyx Pharmaceuticals Inc this week, according to two people familiar with the [more…]

Obama steps in to push health plan as critical date draws near

Obama steps in to push health plan as critical date draws near

Published 18/07/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fending off delays and a barrage of political criticism of his signature healthcare law, President Barack Obama on Thursday touted benefits Americans [more…]

‘Intelligent’ surgical knife can sniff out cancer tissue

‘Intelligent’ surgical knife can sniff out cancer tissue

Published 17/07/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have created an "intelligent" surgical knife that can detect in seconds whether tissue being cut is cancerous, promising more effective and [more…]

It’s all about the roll when choosing running shoes

It’s all about the roll when choosing running shoes

Published 15/07/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fitness experts have long advised clients choosing a running shoe to forget fashion and consider the roll or pronation - the [more…]