Apple Watch detects irregular heart beat in large U.S. study

(Reuters) – The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could.

Edwards, Medtronic heart valve systems prove worth in low-risk patients -studies

(Reuters) – Non-invasive heart valve replacement systems from Medtronic Plc and rival Edwards Lifesciences Corp.

U.S. seizes 1 million pounds of pork from China on swine fever concerns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. border agents have seized around 1 million pounds of pork from.

Teen drivers reaching for objects more likely to crash

(Reuters Health) – Teen drivers who wisely stow away their cell phones while they’re behind.

Quality of surgical care across a hospital network may vary

(Reuters Health) – Just because the flagship hospital gets good marks for patient care doesn’t.

California jury awards $29 million to woman with cancer who used J&J talc

(Reuters) – A California jury on Wednesday awarded $29 million to a woman who said.

As wildfires devour communities, toxic threats emerge

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – As an uncontrollable wildfire turned the California town of Paradise to.

Court allows Ohio law blocking Planned Parenthood funding

FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured at the entrance to a Planned Parenthood building in.

FDA approves Pfizer’s biosimilar to Roche’s Herceptin

FILE PHOTO: The logo of U.S. pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer Inc. is seen at a branch.

Mumps, other outbreaks force U.S. detention centres to quarantine over 2,000 migrants

(Reuters) – Christian Mejia thought he had a shot at getting out of immigration detention.

Measles outbreak in New Zealand’s Canterbury widens to 20

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Thousands of vaccines are being delivered to health centers in New Zealand’s.

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma loses bid to delay opioid epidemic trial

(Reuters) – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and two other drugmakers on Friday lost a.

Roche’s Tecentriq wins U.S. approval for aggressive breast cancer

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel,.

Knee surgery for torn cartilage may not be worthwhile

(Reuters Health) – Many middle-aged and older adults with torn cartilage and pain in their.

FDA finds asbestos in three Claire’s cosmetics products

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration called on Congress to modernize rules for.

J&J nasal spray gets U.S. approval as first new type of anti-depressant in decades

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it approved a Johnson.

London HIV patient becomes world’s second AIDS cure hope

LONDON, March 4 (Reuters) – An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known.

Eli Lilly seeks to quell drug price anger with cheaper insulin

(Reuters) – Drugmaker Eli Lilly announced plans on Monday to sell a half-price version of.

Ebola treatment centre in Congo reopens after attack – ministry

KINSHASA (Reuters) – An Ebola treatment centre at the epicentre of the current outbreak in.

Quebec appeals court upholds C$15 billion tobacco class action ruling

MONTREAL/LONDON (Reuters) – The Court of Appeal of Quebec upheld on Friday the bulk of.

Gastric bypass surgery tied to diabetes remission

(Reuters Health) – Three in four obese people with diabetes who had a common type.

After attacks, MSF suspends Ebola treatment in epicenter of Congo outbreak

DAKAR (Reuters) – Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has suspended medical activities at the epicenter of.

Yoga linked to lowered blood pressure with regular practice

(Reuters Health) – Adults who practice yoga with breathing and relaxation exercises at least three.

Congo Ebola center set on fire after armed attack

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Armed assailants attacked an Ebola treatment center in.

Parkinson’s drug trial offers glimmer of hope for brain cells

LONDON, Feb 27 (Reuters) – An experimental drug could offer hope for restoring damaged brain.

Rise of drug-resistant superbugs rings alarm bells in Europe

FILE PHOTO: EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis looks on during a.

Morning exercise, short breaks from sitting lower high blood pressure

(This Feb. 22 story has been refiled to correct name to Bhammar, from Bhammer, in.

Bayer faces second trial over alleged Roundup cancer risk

(Reuters) – Bayer AG is set to face a second U.S. jury over allegations that.

United States charges man accused in leak of Singapore HIV data

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Authorities in the United States have charged a man accused of leaking.

Novartis gene therapy would be cost effective up to $900,000: U.S. group

(Reuters) – An experimental gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) developed by Novartis AG.

China reports new bird flu outbreak in Yunnan province

BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported a new H5N6 bird flu outbreak in the southwestern province.

Catalyst defends $375,000 drug price after Bernie Sanders rebuke

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks during a news conference on Yemen resolution on.