U.S. federal court delays adoption of healthcare rule on abortion

FILE PHOTO – A imaging table inside the Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood St..

China tightens vaccine management after scandals

FILE PHOTO – A nurse prepares a vaccine to be given to a child in.

U.S wages lost to unpaid family care to hit $147 billion by 2050

As the U.S. population ages, the total annual cost of lost wages for unpaid family.

U.S. ‘gag rule’ linked to 40% jump in abortions in parts of Africa

LONDON (Reuters) – A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017.

Study shows major real-world impact of cervical cancer vaccines

LONDON, June 26 (Reuters) – Vaccination against the virus that causes almost all cervical cancer.

Glyphosate use will eventually end, Merkel says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a session at the Bundestag, the lower house of German.

Unproven stem cell therapies often peddled by doctors without training

At U.S. clinics advertising unproven stem cell treatments, roughly two-thirds of the clinicians may be.

Teleflex recalls breathing tubes worldwide after reports of 4 deaths

(Reuters) – Teleflex Inc said on Monday it plans to recall some lots of its.

In border camps, Syrians rely on doctors in trucks and tents

AZAZ, Syria (Reuters) – The Syrian war has inflicted all kinds of hardships on Najwa.

Thailand bans pig imports from Laos after African swine fever outbreak

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand will ban pig imports from Laos for 90 days after its.

FDA approves drug for loss of sexual desire in women

(Reuters) – The U.S. drug regulator on Friday approved Palatin Technologies and Amag Pharmaceuticals’ drug.

Missouri orders lone abortion clinic to close; judge keeps it open for now

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Missouri health officials on Friday refused to renew the license of.

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a.

Strobing stage lights could up risk of epileptic seizures

(Reuters Health) – Flashing light effects that have become the norm for electronic dance music.

Euthanasia law takes effect in Australia’s Victoria state

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Voluntary euthanasia became legal in the Australian state of Victoria on Wednesday,.

China to suspend pork imports from third Canadian firm as dispute with Ottawa deepens

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will block pork imports from a third Canadian firm after a.

U.S. records 22 new measles cases, bringing year’s total to 1,044

(Reuters) – The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, bringing the year’s.

WHO likely to declare Ebola an international emergency: experts

GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Health Organization (WHO) should and is likely to declare an.

WHO panel decides not to declare international Ebola emergency

GENEVA (Reuters) – A World Health Organization panel decided on Friday not to declare an.

U.S. drugmakers file lawsuit against requiring drug prices in TV ads

FILE PHOTO: Used blister packets that contained medicines, tablets and pills are seen, in this.

Death toll from UK hospital listeria outbreak rises to five

LONDON (Reuters) – The number of people to die from a listeria outbreak in British.

Female soldiers wanting to suppress periods face barriers

(Reuters Health) – Military women wanting to stop menstruating while they are deployed may face.

Chronic depression after heart attack tied to increased risk of death

(Reuters Health) – Heart attack survivors with chronic mood disorders may be more likely to.

North Korea steps up measures to prevent spread of African swine fever

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea has stepped up measures to prevent the spread of the.

Missouri’s only abortion clinic to stay open after injunction issued

(Reuters) – The only abortion clinic in Missouri can stay open after a St. Louis.

China to tighten rules on foreigners using genetic material

FILE PHOTO: A researcher inserts a sample into a receptacle inside the “DNA Lab” at.

Experimental drug delays type 1 diabetes onset in mid-stage trial

(Reuters Health) – In people at high risk for type 1 diabetes, 14 days of.

Abbott device helps in cutting blood sugar in type 2 diabetics: study

(Reuters) – Insulin-dependent patients with type 2 diabetes saw a significant drop in their blood.

USDA investigates unapproved GMO wheat found in Washington state

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the discovery of unapproved, genetically.

As pressure for Afghan peace grows, drug threat remains

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) – Mohammad Ahmadi, a young opium farmer in the southern Afghan province.

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) – Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to.

U.S. health agency cancels research contract involving use of fetal tissue

(Reuters) – The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it would.