Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Best supplements for the heart: Three capsules to keep your heart beating

The heart relies heavily on a healthy diet in order for it to stay in good shape. Not only can it help you...

Lilly's new migraine drug pulls ahead of Amgen in fierce battle for new prescriptions

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co has pulled ahead in a three-way race with Amgen Inc and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd in...

Avocado could be doing wonders for our waistlines and diabetes risk – but not...

Avocados are great for your diet - but not on toast, nutrition researchers say. It may sound obvious. Bread, a demonized processed carb, has essentially...

Obesity-related hospital admissions in England rise by 15%

The NHS is under increasing pressure from the inexorable rise in obesity in England, where there were more than 700,000 obesity-related hospital admissions...

Takeda sells dry eye drug to Novartis to help cut debt

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd WiegmannTOKYO (Reuters)...

Fat Britain: NHS figures show obesity-related hospital admissions have risen 15% in a year

The number of people taken to hospital because of fat-related conditions shot up by 15 per cent last year.More than 700,000 people seen...

Paralysed father, 50, who is 'locked in his own body' uses his eyes to...

A father-of-three who has been left totally paralysed after developing locked-in syndrome has learnt to spell out words using his eyes.Darren Leith has...

World's rivers 'awash with dangerous levels of antibiotics'

Hundreds of rivers around the world from the Thames to the Tigris are awash with dangerously high levels of antibiotics, the largest global...

Bristol-Myers' Opdivo fails late-stage brain cancer trial

FILE PHOTO: Logo of global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb is pictured at the headquarters in Le Passage, near Agen, France March 29, 2018....

Record number of Brits are having IVF — fuelled by gay couples, surrogates and...

RECORD numbers of Brits are having IVF with the rise fuelled by same-sex couples, single women and surrogates, figures show. Treatment in the UK...

The Guardian view on GP shortages: a symptom that won’t go away | Editorial

Hospital waiting times and access to specific medicines and treatments tend to make the headlines, but the crisis in general practice is the...

Mental health text support service Shout launched by royals

A new text service for people who are feeling suicidal or facing a mental health crisis has been launched by the Duke and...

Frozen eggs 'are fastest fertility trend'

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Opioid overdose deaths decline when pharmacists can dispense naloxone

(Reuters Health) - In states where pharmacists were allowed to sell the potentially lifesaving opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription, fewer people died...

Hong Kong reports African swine fever case

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong government confirmed an African swine fever case on Friday night, in a further sign that the virus...

Mother, 34, was diagnosed with a two-in-a-million cancer after being pregnant flared-up her symptoms

A pregnant woman was diagnosed with cancer after doctors stumbled across her tumour when her growing baby aggravated her symptoms.  Rachel Avon was forced...

High blood pressure: Four foods you should eat regularly to lower your reading

High blood pressure can cause a person’s arteries to harden and thicken, resulting in an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. A...

Mother, 41, has both legs and her right hand amputated after they turned gangrenous...

A 'fit and healthy' mother-of-two was forced to have her legs, right hand and left fingers amputated after developing sepsis.   Lydia Galbally was told...

Men spared from chemotherapy as NHS adopts 'active surveillance' for prostate cancer patients

Thousands of men with prostate cancer may be spared chemotherapy as health bosses have backed a new treatment method.In a landmark decision, NHS...

NHS boss says patients should not wait more than six hours in A&E

NO PATIENTS should be made to wait more than six hours in A&E, a health chief says. Dr Cliff Mann admitted everybody should be...

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims

BOSTON/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state...

Prostate cancer warning: This sleep habit could double your risk of deadly condition

Prostate cancer could be linked to difficulty sleeping, according to a new study. Experts from the Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology...

10 English NHS hospital trusts overspend by £850m

Ten English hospital trusts clocked up combined overspending of £850m last year, as the NHS’s finances stayed perilously in the red amid prolonged...

'My tutor said it wasn't a job for a man': my journey from roofer...

It was after I almost died falling off a roof that I decided to train to be a midwife. I was a roofer doing...

Diabetes type 2 warning – five ‘unusual’ signs and symptoms to watch out for

Diabetes is a common condition that affects around four million people in the UK, and 90 per cent of cases are caused by...

Singapore reports first case of rare monkeypox virus

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has reported its first case of the rare monkeypox virus brought in by a Nigerian man who authorities said...

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young 'influencers'

(Reuters) - Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing campaign in response to Reuters inquiries into the...

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill

(Reuters) - Alabama’s state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the strictest abortion bill in the United States after...

How to make a friend of your anger

It’s easy to feel hijacked by our anger. After all, anger was one of the primary evolutionary feelings: it was designed for survival....

Health funding gap means 1,700 in Gaza may face amputations: U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - A lack of health funding in Gaza means 1,700 people shot by Israeli security forces may have to have amputations...