Health / Medicine

China to investigate local authorities’ efforts to control African…

China to investigate local authorities’ efforts to control African…

Published 15/07/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Monday it will carry out checks on local veterinary authorities in 10 provinces as it tries to [more…]

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola

Published 15/07/2019

GENEVA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states [more…]

Democrat Booker unveils plan for Americans to age at home

Democrat Booker unveils plan for Americans to age at home

Published 15/07/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker was set to unveil a plan on Monday to greatly increase funding for elderly Americans needing [more…]

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis

Published 15/07/2019

(Reuters) - Oklahoma’s attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers [more…]

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich

Biden healthcare plan would curb drug prices, raise taxes on rich

Published 15/07/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner in the Democratic presidential race, unveiled a healthcare plan on Monday estimated to cost [more…]

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo

Published 15/07/2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the health ministry said, the [more…]

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo

Published 15/07/2019

GOMA (Reuters) - Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have [more…]

AstraZeneca’s Farxiga fails to get U.S. approval for Type-1 diabetes

AstraZeneca’s Farxiga fails to get U.S. approval for Type-1 diabetes

Published 15/07/2019

(Reuters) - British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its diabetes treatment, Farxiga, for use as [more…]

GSK’s ovarian cancer treatment meets main goal in late-stage study

GSK’s ovarian cancer treatment meets main goal in late-stage study

Published 15/07/2019

(Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said on Monday a late-stage study testing its initial maintenance therapy, Zejula, in patients with ovarian cancer who have undergone platinum-based chemotherapy [more…]

Fake polio markers highlight risks to Pakistan vaccination drive

Fake polio markers highlight risks to Pakistan vaccination drive

Published 15/07/2019

ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan’s polio eradication campaign has hit serious problems with an alarming spike in reported cases that has raised doubts over the [more…]