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Swiss drugmaker Roche on Friday said its immunotherapy Tecentriq combined with its Avastin medicine helped people with the most common form of liver cancer to..
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A potential U.S. ban on e-cigarette flavors could result in a loss of more than 150,000 jobs and a direct sales hit of $8.4 billion, according to a report..
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Monsanto pleaded guilty to spraying a banned pesticide on the Hawaiian island of Maui, and agreed to pay $10.2 million in criminal fines and other payments for..
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he will soon release a plan to let Florida and other states import prescription medicines to combat high drug prices,..
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday expressed concern over a possible ban of some vaping products, saying outlawing the popular products would lead to people..
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Swiss drugmaker Roche on Friday said its immunotherapy Tecentriq combined with its Avastin medicine helped people with the most common form of liver cancer to..
4 hours ago • Reuters India

The brains of middle-age adults may be aging prematurely if they have obesity or other factors linked to cardiovascular disease, new research has found.
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About 360 people are at potential risk of Ebola after contact with an infected person in eastern Congo yet many of them are out of reach due to clashes and..
5 hours ago • Reuters India

When French doctor Christian Chenay saw his first patients in 1951, penicillin was state of the art.
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Is cancer contagious? Not in the purest sense, but the fact of the matter is that viruses, which are contagious, can lead to tens of thousands of certain..
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'Tis the season to be giving joyful thanks for our abundance, but according to statistics, more Americans are suffering from negative emotions than folks even in..
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AstraZeneca shares rose 2.7% on Friday after the British drugmaker won earlier-than-expected U.S. regulatory approval for a leukemia drug, in a challenge to..
5 hours ago • Reuters India

India will offer incentives to private hospitals to take part in the government's health insurance program, potentially the biggest of its kind in the world, a..
6 hours ago • Reuters India

An alarming highlight in the study is the fact that India, along with Bangladesh and the United States (US), ranks the lowest in physical activity among boys.
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Early this year Muhammad Haider Sajjad, a thin bespectacled boy of 15, was hospitalized in Karachi, Pakistan's commercial capital.
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A drone service firm is in talks with the Ugandan government on a deal to deliver blood packages, drugs and medical equipment to public health facilities, an..
13 hours ago • Reuters India

Teenagers worldwide are jeopardizing their health by failing to get enough exercise to reduce their risk of obesity and cardiovascular diseases, a World Health..
21 hours ago • Reuters India

(Reuters Health) – Even among smokers, people who eat more fiber and yogurt may be less likely to develop lung cancer than those who don't consume much of..
22 hours ago • Reuters India

(Reuters Health) - More teenage girls and young women in rural communities become pregnant for the first time on purpose and carry first pregnancies to term,..
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(Reuters Health) - Hispanic Americans may experience worsening mental health when immigration arrests spike, a U.S. study suggests.
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(Reuters Health) - Experts recommend that home birth only be considered for low-risk pregnancies, but that's often not what happens in the U.S., where no formal..
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Thursday confirmed 47 deaths and 2,290 confirmed and probable illnesses associated with vaping in the..
1 day ago • Reuters India

U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 2,290 confirmed and probable cases and 5 more deaths from a mysterious respiratory illness tied to vaping, taking the..
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Preventing Alzheimer's disease and similar forms of dementia is a daunting challenge because destructive changes in the brain start happening many years before..
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A treatment that delivers ultrasound waves to the brain may bring lasting relief to some people with debilitating hand tremors, a new study finds.
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Many LGBT people in China are being forced to undergo "conversion therapy", often done by unscrupulous, unlicensed providers in a sector that operates with..
1 day ago • Reuters India

Researchers in Canada have identified a new kind of vaping-related lung injury they believe is linked to flavorings in conventional vape pens, causing symptoms..
2 days ago • Reuters India

More than 1,350 Australian women won a seven-year-old class action lawsuit on Thursday against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) for misleading patients and surgeons about..
2 days ago • Reuters India

Democratic White House contenders united in backing the impeachment inquiry of Republican President Donald Trump on Wednesday, but differed over the wisdom of..
2 days ago • Reuters India

Hong Kong is looking into importing live pigs from countries in Southeast Asia, including Malaysia, to supplement a dwindling supply from mainland China that has..
2 days ago • Reuters India

Democratic White House contenders backed the impeachment inquiry of Republican President Donald Trump during a debate on Wednesday, saying his efforts to press..
2 days ago • Reuters India

(Reuters Health) - With the help of some London primary school children, scientists have discovered that certain soup broths passed down from generation to..
2 days ago • Reuters India

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc priced its gene silencing drug to treat patients with a rare genetic disorder that can cause severe pain at $575,000 per year after..
2 days ago • Reuters India

(Reuters Health) - Many women experience sexual health problems in the years leading up to menopause, and vaginal dryness is often responsible, a small study in..
2 days ago • Reuters India

(Reuters Health) - Roughly half of middle-aged Americans believe they're "somewhat" or "very likely" to develop dementia, a survey suggests, and many try to beat..
2 days ago • Reuters India

Hosts Spain made smooth progress into the last eight of the Davis Cup Finals but elsewhere in La Caja Magica on Wednesday it proved a more arduous day for..
2 days ago • Reuters India

A Florida-based charity will pay $4 million to resolve claims that it acted as a conduit for companies including Biogen Inc and Novartis AG to pay kickbacks to..
2 days ago • Reuters India

U.S. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren along with fellow Senators Richard Blumenthal and Bill Cassidy wrote a letter to Alphabet's Google on Wednesday to..
2 days ago • Reuters India

(Reuters Health) - Obese teens who have surgery to lose weight report better quality of life, less joint pain and fewer physical limitations after their..
2 days ago • Reuters India

TBILISI - City dwellers tend to live longer if they are in leafy neighborhoods, according to a study published on Wednesday that linked green areas to lower..
2 days ago • Reuters India

A trio of polls released ahead of Wednesday's Democratic presidential debate showed a majority of Americans support Medicare for All, but offered conflicting..
2 days ago • Reuters India

President Donald Trump will host a meeting on vaping at the White House on Friday with a range of groups, including industry and public health representatives, a..
2 days ago • Reuters India

It has been a challenging few months for "Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek, who has been battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer, and although he has been working hard to..
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Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc on Wednesday received an early U.S. approval for its gene silencing drug to treat patients with a rare genetic disorder that can..
2 days ago • Reuters India

France will absorb 10 billion euros ($11.1 billion) of public hospital debt, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on Wednesday, in an emergency measure designed..
2 days ago • Reuters India

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has shelved a proposal to drastically cut the level of nicotine in cigarettes, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday..
2 days ago • Reuters India

Migraine sufferers who cannot get relief from existing medications may soon have a novel treatment option, a new trial suggests.
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Even though older adults may have smaller social networks than younger adults, they have similar numbers of close friends and levels of well-being, a new study..
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People with inflammatory bowel disease, type 1 diabetes, or blood clots may be at increased risk for rheumatoid arthritis - and people with rheumatoid arthritis..
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In a finding that might one day counter some of the damage of severe brain injury in humans, researchers report that embryonic neurons implanted in brain-injured..
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