Plastic particles in drinking water present ‘low’ risk: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) – Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a “low” risk to human health.

AstraZeneca’s Imfinzi misses main goal of advanced lung cancer study

FILE PHOTO: A sign is seen at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England May.

AstraZeneca diabetes drug shows promise in heart failure

(Reuters) – AstraZeneca (AZN.L) made strides on Tuesday towards its goal of adding heart failure.

Study prompts call for lower fluoride consumption by pregnant women

(Reuters Health) – Adding fluoride to the water supply prevents tooth decay, but women who.

CDC investigates lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

FILE PHOTO: A man vapes outside an office block in Manchester, Britain, February 6, 2019..

E.coli in water forces Tokyo to cancel swimming at Paratriathlon World Cup

TOKYO (Reuters) – High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming.

E.coli risk forces Tokyo to cancel swim events at Paratriathlon World Cup

TOKYO (Reuters) – High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming.

First two Ebola cases confirmed in Congo’s South Kivu – officials

FILE PHOTO: Children look at a billboard providing information about Ebola outside the newly constructed.

Surgical training programs not supportive of new parents

(Reuters Health) – Surgical residents say it’s tough to have children during their five years.

Liver disease related to obesity and diabetes rising in U.S.

(Reuters Health) – The only liver disease becoming more widespread in the U.S. is one.

Ebola ‘no longer incurable’ as Congo trial finds drugs boost survival

LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists are a step closer to being able to cure the deadly.

Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments in Congo trial

LONDON (Reuters) – Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for.

China cuts 2019/20 corn use forecast by 2 million tonnes due to African swine fever

Corn kernels are seen at a corn harvester on a farm in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu province,.

WHO says no new Ebola cases in Goma, vaccinates over 1,300

FILE PHOTO: A young woman reacts as a health worker injects her with the Ebola.

Dengue death toll rises in Malaysia, number of cases close to double

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) – Malaysia saw a rise in deaths caused by dengue to 113.

Amgen wins U.S. patent battle on arthritis drug Enbrel, thwarting Novartis

(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday upheld two patents relating to Amgen Inc’s blockbuster.

AstraZeneca’s Tagrisso helps lung cancer patients live longer: study

(Reuters) – AstraZeneca Plc said on Friday a late-stage study showed its top-selling drug, Tagrisso,.

Study shows Apple devices in combo with apps could identify dementia

FILE PHOTO: The new Apple iPhone X are seen on display at the Apple Store.

Moving during early pregnancy may increase preterm birth risk

(Reuters Health) – Moving to a new home during the first three months of pregnancy.

Drug assistance programs offer little charity to uninsured

(Reuters Health) – Many patients who receive assistance from charities set up to defray prescription.

In extreme heat, electric fans inadvisable unless it’s humid

In extreme heat, electric fans may offer some relief when it’s very humid, but when.

Trump administration considers September unveiling of healthcare plan: WSJ

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at Morristown municipal airport for a weekend at.

Bulgaria to compensate owners who cull pigs to help stamp out swine fever

FILE PHOTO: A pig rests at a farm near the village of Belotincy, 140 km.

Yellow lens glasses don’t improve drivers’ night vision

(Reuters Health) – – Touted to improve nighttime eyesight, yellow lens glasses don’t help drivers.

U.S. FDA approves Daiichi Sankyo’s treatment for rare joint tumor

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd’s.

For some surgeries, hospital rankings not tied to better outcomes

(Reuters Health) – When it comes to common gastrointestinal operations, such as weight loss surgery,.

Congo says Rwanda has closed border near Goma

Congolese customs agents gather at the gate barriers at the border crossing point with Rwanda.

Pluristem gets positive results from radiation treatment trials

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israel’s Pluristem Therapeutics Inc reported on Wednesday positive results from a series.

Congress seeks briefing on potential threat to U.S. heparin supply

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Leaders of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday asked.

U.S. judge blocks Medicaid work requirements in New Hampshire

(Reuters) – A federal judge on Monday overturned the Trump administration’s approval of a plan.

Bernie Sanders visits Canadian pharmacy, talks drug prices

WINDSOR, Ontario (Reuters) – U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders joined diabetes patients.

China detects African swine fever in pigs transported to Liaoning: Xinhua

BEIJING (Reuters) – China detected African swine fever virus in live pigs being transported to.