Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Health

Even light drinking may make fatty liver disease worse

(Reuters Health) - People who have fatty liver disease that wasn’t caused by heavy drinking may still need to avoid alcohol if they...

FDA approves Pfizer’s drug for advanced breast cancer

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it approved Pfizer Inc’s drug for an advanced form of breast cancer...

WHO sees complex vaccine and security questions in Ebola response

GENEVA (Reuters) - It will be complicated and perhaps impossible to use a vaccine to tackle Democratic Republic of Congo’s new Ebola outbreak,...

UK doctors win battle with drug giants over cheaper eye medicine

ZURICH (Reuters) - Drug giants Novartis, Bayer and Roche on Friday lost a bid to stop British doctors from recommending a cheaper drug...

Alcohol NI’s ‘biggest healthcare problem’

Alcohol misuse is the "greatest healthcare problem facing Northern Ireland", a coroner has said.Figures obtained by BBC News NI show the number of...

New drug options, risk factors added to U.S. heart guidelines

(Reuters) - Updated U.S. guidelines on heart health advise more personalized assessment of risk as well as potent cholesterol-lowering drugs for people at...

Man’s leg amputated after dog poo got in wound

Collin Smith had to have his leg amputated after dog poo on a rugby pitch got into a wound and caused a serious...

China bans pig shipments from regions hit by African swine fever...

BEIJING (Reuters) - China imposed a ban on Sunday on transporting pigs and pork products from provinces which have reported outbreaks of African...

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