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ARLINGTON, Va. (Reuters) – The United States, Canada and Mexico are coordinating efforts to prevent the arrival of a highly contagious swine disease that has swept through China’s hog herd and parts of Europe, U.S. Agriculture Secretary...

By admin on Feb 22nd, 2019

FILE PHOTO: A Venezuelan health worker fumigates the Valle slum to help control the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Caracas, January 28, 2016. REUTERS/Marco Bello/File Photo LONDON (Reuters) – A humanitarian crisis...

By admin on Feb 22nd, 2019

(Reuters Health) – Yet another benefit of eating a diet containing high amounts of whole grains may be a reduced risk of liver cancer, a new U.S. study suggests. The analysis of data on more than 125,000 men and women followed for...

By admin on Feb 21st, 2019

(Reuters Health) – Patients sent home from the hospital and taking multiple prescription drugs may be less likely to have repeat hospitalizations when they receive follow-up calls from a pharmacist, a small experiment suggests. FILE...

By admin on Feb 21st, 2019

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday two of the 16 currently used main chemical ingredients in over-the-counter sunscreen products are considered safe, as part of a proposal here aimed at improving the...

By admin on Feb 21st, 2019

(Reuters) – Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, rebuked by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders for its high drug prices, on Thursday defended its $375,000 treatment for a rare disease, saying the price was in line with similar products in the industry....

By admin on Feb 21st, 2019

(Reuters Health) – Youth 12 to 14 years old who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) are much more likely to die by suicide than their heterosexual peers, a disparity that persists but becomes less pronounced by...

By admin on Feb 21st, 2019

(Reuters Health) – When influenza-like illnesses spread in the community, death rates go up for patients on dialysis, a new study shows. In an average year, severe respiratory infections likely contribute to more than a thousand deaths...

By admin on Feb 21st, 2019

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a news conference on Yemen resolution on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo (Reuters) – Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, targeted...

By admin on Feb 21st, 2019

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a news conference on Yemen resolution on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 30, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo (Reuters) – Catalyst Pharmaceuticals Inc, targeted...

By admin on Feb 21st, 2019