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(Reuters) - Amgen Inc on Wednesday reported higher-than-expected first-quarter...
(Reuters Health) - Drinking 32 ounces of energy drink is associated with...
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Impax...
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration will continue to pay subsidies for low-income Americans receiving healthcare coverage under Obamacare, but no decisions have been made about future funding, a White House...
(Reuters Health) - Even though heavy adults can be more prone to cardiac problems than their slimmer peers, exercise may lower the odds of heart damage for obese people, a recent study suggests....
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court justices on Wednesday struggled over whether to speed up the time it takes to bring to the market copycat versions of biologic drugs, expensive medicines that can generate...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The conservative House Freedom Caucus is prepared to support a reworked U.S. healthcare reform bill even though it would not fully repeal former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law,...
LONDON (Reuters) - A cheap and widely available drug could save the lives of one in three of the 100,000 new mothers who bleed to death after childbirth every year, mostly in poorer countries, according to the first...
CARACAS (Reuters) - Demonstrators injured in Venezuela's often violent street protests are facing additional hardship: how to get treatment in a crisis-hit country where basics like antibiotics and painkillers are...
BOSTON — Researchers have taken an important step toward better lung cancer treatment by using blood tests to track genetic changes in tumors as they progress from their very earliest stages. With experimental tests...
(Reuters Health) - Women who manage to conceive after surviving childhood cancer may encounter treatment-related pregnancy and labor complications if they got radiation for their malignancies, a recent study suggests....
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A new commentary just published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine contends that saturated fat is uninvolved in coronary artery disease. Before you get too excited: the commentary is comprised only of theory and...

Health

Tiny, 3-D clusters of human brain cells grown in a petri dish are providing hints about the origins of disorders like autism and epilepsy. An experiment using these cell clusters — which are only about the size of the...
Stanford investigators fused two stem-cell-derived neural spheroids, each containing a different type of human neuron, then watched as one set of neurons migrated and hooked up with the other set. Apr 26 2017. Man...
In recent years, illegal marijuana use has risen faster in states that have legalized medical marijuana than in states without such laws, a new study finds. In addition, the percentage of people with "marijuana use...
These procedures are used to evaluate and treat heart and blood vessel disease (cardiovascular disease or coronary artery disease). Talk to your doctor or heart care professional for more specific information....

Disease

Over the past few weeks, we've heard troubling rumors that Apple is thinking about putting a Touch ID sensor on the back of the iPhone 8. The move would be necessary to eliminate the bottom bezel on the device,...
On Wednesday, April 26,2017, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan holds a press conference after closed-door meetings with House Republicans....
United Airlines was under fire again Wednesday after a huge rabbit named Simon died while hopping over from London to Chicago, where he was due to be picked up by a celebrity buyer. The valuable 90-centimetre...
It used to be that if you wanted to add decent sound to your TV, you need to spend upwards of $1,000 on a surround sound system. The the home audio market got much more competitive, and prices began to fall. Things...

Medications / Drugs

The next day, when he was called from his classroom into the nurse's office and given medication , he just believed the nurse when she told him the medicine was from mom. "That's why I took it without...
DEERFIELD, Ill. — Walgreens' efforts to provide a space to dispose of unwanted medication had a big first year. The retailer on Wednesday announced that in ......
MUSKEGON, MI -- The Muskegon Area Medication Disposal Program is hosting an unused medication collection event to help people safely dispose of medicines. The event will be Saturday, April 29 at the Muskegon Fire...
United Airlines was under fire again Wednesday after a huge rabbit named Simon died while hopping over from London to Chicago, where he was due to be picked up by a celebrity buyer. The valuable 90-centimetre...

Parenting / Kids

As if I needed more anxiety, my daughter lost a tooth as she walked to the batter's box. It was a crisp, orange Connecticut afternoon, the first baseball game of the year -- and the first one of Maddie's life as...
Try to do this with mediation rather than litigation. If you can manage it this way, you're more likely to be able to have an amicable relationship afterwards, which is pretty mission critical to coparenting. It also...
A dear friend recently became a grandma for the first time and now the baby is “already” a month old. How did that happen so quickly? In a couple of months, two of my three children will “already” be in their...
I've said it before and I'll say it again: parenting is hard. As a result, if anybody wants to compliment me on my parenting , please do so often and effusively. However, before you get started, know there are...

Seniors / Aging

“A global biomarker of aging has the potential to screen for asymptomatic individuals who are experiencing adverse ageing and thus are at increased risk of future ill- health and could be used as a surrogate outcome...
Both groups of mice were documented as having health problems commonly associated with aging . These include characteristics like loss of fur, the decline in kidney health , and frailty. Some mice in each group were...
Dubbed CAPABLE, for Community Aging in Place, Advancing Better Living for Elders, the program, which started in the Baltimore area, saved Medicare an average of $10,000 annually in health care costs per participant...
Neurodegenerative disease researchers spend a lot of time considering what goes wrong in the brain. But what about when things go right? Factors that contribute to healthy brain aging took center stage at the Cognitive...

Sexual Health

“Uh, I'm not having sex with a guy,” I managed to stammer. My doctor peered at me over her wire-rim glasses, “Oh,” she replied. There are a lot of things a teenager might be nervous to disclose to their...
By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - French intelligence has concluded that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad carried out a sarin nerve gas attack on April 4 in northern Syria and that Assad or members of his...
It used to be that if you wanted to add decent sound to your TV, you need to spend upwards of $1,000 on a surround sound system. The the home audio market got much more competitive, and prices began to fall. Things...
President Donald Trump on Wednesday attacked a federal judge's ruling that blocked his executive order seeking to withhold funds from "sanctuary cities" for illegal immigrants, vowing to appeal it to the U.S. Supreme...

Vitality

In one research review published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, researchers examined 39 studies that looked at the link between exercise and cognitive abilities among people over age 50. They found that...
A NATO hub focused on cyber defense is training network security experts from about two-dozen countries in how to defend the networks of a military air base in ......
A recently-published study has provided strong evidence that regular exercise is very beneficial for the health and functioning of the brain in the over 50s. To many scientists, this is just confirming what we already...
Local governments in the Washington, D.C., region are planning a “full-scale” terror attack drill for Wednesday – an exercise that comes amid mounting tensions with North Korea and other threats. The Metropolitan...