(Reuters) - Iowa on Monday withdrew a request to waive some Obamacare rules to help shore up its struggling healthcare insurance market, marking a setback in efforts by Republican-governed states to sidestep requirements of the Obama-era law.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Health authorities launched a yellow fever vaccination campaign on the north side of Brazil's largest city over the weekend after a dead monkey was found infected with the disease, state and city officials said on Monday.
(Reuters Health) - People with fewer assets like real estate, savings, stocks and retirement accounts may be more likely to develop disabilities or die prematurely than wealthier individuals, a new study suggests.
Botox, the brand name for a naturally occurring toxin called botulinum toxin, has become popular for its ability to freeze and smooth the appearance of wrinkles. It’s also used to treat a wide variety of conditions, from excessive sweating to an ov
(Reuters Health) - Teens who vape, or use e-cigarettes, may be more likely to develop a regular smoking habit when the liquid they use in their vaping devices has higher concentrations of nicotine, a U.S. study suggests.
(Reuters Health) - A newborn girl in Canada developed a life-threatening infection after being delivered in a hot tub, according to a case report that some doctors say offers fresh evidence that women should not deliver babies in water.
Having a kid changes a mother’s brains—and it’s not just “mother brain,” the forgetful state new moms complain about. Research has shown that pregnancy changes the architecture of the brain for at least two years in areas
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it issued a warning letter to Meridian Bioscience Inc's unit for several federal law violations after inspecting its facility that makes lead-testing devices.
(Reuters Health) - African-Americans have worse cardiovascular health and more deaths from heart disease than other groups, at least partly from less effective disease prevention and management efforts, according to a scientific statement from the America
Retailer Meijer Inc said it was recalling packaged vegetables in six U.S. states due to possible contamination from Listeria monocytogenes bacteria, which can cause fatal food poisoning in young children, pregnant women and elderly or frail people.
Runners who stare straight ahead – at a screen, say – are more likely to get injured, a study claims. So, how else can you distract yourself from the pain and monotony of a long-distance trot?Running: it’s a sport that drives us, lite
LONDON (Reuters) - An unlisted Swiss biotech company focused on developing "armed antibodies" to fight cancer has raised $200 million in a funding round backed by AstraZeneca and other private backers.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Novartis on Monday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted breakthrough therapy status to the combination of Tafinlar and Mekinist to treat patients with BRAF V600-positive stage III melanoma following surgery.