Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Health

Blood transfusions ‘absolutely critical’ for Essex boy Henry

Parents of a two-year-old boy with a rare blood disease are appealing for more donors to keep their appointments over the festive period.Henry,...

Medication for mental health: Call to ‘end pill-shaming’

"You're weak for taking them." "Why do you need that?" "I wouldn't date someone taking medication."These are all examples of pill-shaming - where...

Diabetics with high-deductible health plans more apt to delay care

(Reuters Health) - Workers with diabetes who switch to high-deductible health plans that require paying more out-of-pocket for care may be more likely...

House Democrats target DOJ decision not to defend Obamacare

FILE PHOTO: Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) speaks at a federal designation for the Wall Street Historic District in New York March 5, 2007....

Emergent-Valneva Zika vaccine clears early trial

(Reuters) - A vaccine to prevent infections caused by the deadly mosquito-borne Zika virus induced immune response and was found to be safe...

Workplace bullying and violence tied to higher risk of heart problems

(Reuters Health) - People who are bullied or exposed to violence on the job may be more likely to develop cardiovascular disease than...

Hackers are not main cause of health data breaches

(Reuters Health) - Most health information data breaches in the U.S. in recent years haven’t been the work of hackers but instead have...

EU cracks down on blood pressure medicine made by Mylan

(Reuters) - European Union authorities on Monday stepped in to effectively ban sales of blood pressure medicine valsartan made by an India-based unit...

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