FDA approves Bristol-Myers’ Opdivo for small cell lung cancer

(Reuters) - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its treatment, Opdivo, for patients whose lung cancer...
Iraqi parliament approves budget, Kurdish lawmakers boycott vote

Japan’s Eisai sets price tag of about $17,000 on liver cancer drug (Aug. 16)

(This version of the August 16th story corrects to change drug price in headline, first bullet, paragraphs 1 and 3 after company...
Iraqi parliament approves budget, Kurdish lawmakers boycott vote

China sacks six senior officials at food and drug regulator over vaccine scandal

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China said on Saturday it has sacked six senior officials at its food and drug regulator after a safety scandal...
Iraqi parliament approves budget, Kurdish lawmakers boycott vote

Art tours tied to easing of chronic pain

(Reuters Health) - Art museums may have an analgesic effect on chronic pain, a small study suggests. Chronic pain sufferers who took...

Militia threat hampers Ebola fight in Congo as disease kills 47

GENEVA (Reuters) - Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of...
Iraqi parliament approves budget, Kurdish lawmakers boycott vote

Many people take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills

(Reuters Health) - People who take pills to lower their blood pressure often take other drugs that reduce the pills’ effectiveness, a recent...

Scotland’s Ayrshire to give free tampons to tackle period poverty

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scotland’s North Ayrshire Council has become the first local authority in Britain to provide free sanitary provision in public buildings,...
Iraqi parliament approves budget, Kurdish lawmakers boycott vote

Transgender veterans don’t have worse health

(Reuters Health) - Transgender military veterans do not have worse health than cisgender veterans, a recent U.S. study suggests. Transgender people have long...
Iraqi parliament approves budget, Kurdish lawmakers boycott vote

Dementia patients may benefit from music therapy

(Reuters Health) - Music therapy may improve depression and anxiety in dementia patients, a new analysis suggests. Music therapy might also improve...

Militia threat hampers Ebola fight in Congo as disease kills 44

GENEVA (Reuters) - Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of...

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USA Gymnastics ex-doctor moved from prison after alleged assault

(Reuters) - Disgraced USA Gymnastics ex-team doctor Larry Nassar has been removed from a federal prison where he has been held, records showed on...

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