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A recent study suggests those people who consume full-fat dairy weigh less and are less likely to develop diabetes

Critics urge WHO to reverse choice of Mugabe as goodwill envoy

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) should overturn its decision to appoint Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, global health leaders said on..
Reuters India

New pneumonia vaccine to provide most comprehensive coverage

Scientists have developed a vaccine that targets dozens of pneumonia causing bacterium strains and anticipates future versions of the bacteria, providing the "most comprehensive" coverage of..

How obesity contributes to promotes breast cancer

Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : A new study revealed how obesity can contribute to promote breast cancer in women.

Vapes as injurious as cigarettes

Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : A new research suggested that e-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses as well as the same ones triggered by regular cigarettes.

Aspirin a day may keep liver cancer away

Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : Taking aspirin daily can reduce the risk of liver cancer, a new study suggested.

Excessive use of gadgets lead to sleep deprivation among teens

Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : We live in a world of technologies; we all know it has many downsides over the benefits. Now, a new study found that younger generations are sacrificing their sleep..

Choice of Mugabe as goodwill WHO envoy shocks, baffles

GENEVA (Reuters) - The appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador of the World Health Organization (WHO) has been denounced by human rights groups.
Reuters India

Dating violence in teenagers due to parents' alcohol abuse

Washington D.C [USA], October 21 : Alcoholic parents' can set the stage for teenage dating violence, a new study revealed.

California judge tosses $417 million talc cancer verdict against Johnson & Johnson

(Reuters) - A California judge on Friday threw out a $417 million verdict against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit by a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using its talc-based products..
Reuters India

GlaxoSmithKline adult shingles vaccine wins U.S. approval

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved GlaxoSmithKline's Shingrix shingles vaccine for use in adults aged 50 and over, a move widely expected after an advisory panel to the agency..
Reuters India

Thailand enters 'War on Sugar' with tax on sweetened beverages

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Thailand has slapped tariffs on sugar likely to hit $9 million worth of U.S. beverage exports, the U.S. Agriculture Department said on Friday, as one of the top producers of the..
Reuters India

DBV Technologies peanut allergy drug fails key study

(Reuters) - Drug developer DBV Technologies SA said on Friday its peanut allergy treatment did not meet the main goal in a highly anticipated late-stage study.
Reuters India

Does diabetes make a heart attack feel different?

(Reuters Health) - People with diabetes may not always feel classic symptoms like acute chest pain when they have a heart attack, according to a small study that offers a potential explanation for why..
Reuters India

With time, shoe inserts may help ease plantar heel pain

(Reuters Health) - It could take a little time for orthotic shoe inserts to help relieve plantar heel pain, but the prefabricated versions sold in drugstores may work just as well as more expensive..
Reuters India

Pharmacist's 'deadly' choices sparked U.S. meningitis outbreak: prosecutors

BOSTON (Reuters) - A federal prosecutor told jurors on Friday that a Massachusetts pharmacist gambled with patients' lives by making drugs in unsafe ways that led to a deadly 2012 fungal meningitis..
Reuters India

Follow-up care for acute kidney injury may be lacking

(Reuters Health) - Kidney specialists recommend follow-up care for most patients who have experienced acute kidney injury, but only a minority of patients have been getting that care, according to a..
Reuters India

Merck to cut 1,800 U.S. sales jobs, add 960 in chronic care

(Reuters) - Drugmaker Merck & Co Inc , moving to a new sales team structure in the United States, plans to cut 1,800 sales positions, while adding 960 jobs to a new chronic care sales force, the..
Reuters India

Frailty, loss of mental function independently affect elderly survival

(Reuters Health) - Frail older people don’t live as long as their stronger peers, and loss of mental function further increases their risk of death, recent research shows.
Reuters India

FDA teams with medical companies in Puerto Rico to tackle shortages

(Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said the agency was working with several pharmaceutical and medical device companies in Puerto Rico to prevent shortages of medical..
Reuters India

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