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(Reuters) - A federal agency on Friday rolled out deep cuts to reimbursement rates for some lab tests under Medicare, a move that could save the government as much as $3 billion over five years, but h
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Amsterdam won the right to host the EU's drug agency when it leaves London after Brexit after tying with Milan in a vote on Monday that was then decided by the drawing of lots, di
Danish representatives to the European Union say Milan, Amsterdam and Copenhagen have made it to the final three in the race to host the European Medicines Agency
Amsterdam has been picked to host the European Medicines Agency after Britain leaves European Union.
There are not enough qualified professionals to do this job, says the Royal College of Nursing.
While many studies have suggested this could be the case, this research by Boston Children's Hospital offers the clearest evidence that breast milk can prevent allergies.
Heavier women were more likely to have a larger tumour, found a study by The Karolinksa Institute in Sweden. This may be because the tumour was harder to find in larger breasts.
The amount it has cost you depends on how old you are and when you started your first period.
Four members of staff are suspended from an Antrim hospital while police carry out an investigation.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Milan and Amsterdam will run off later on Monday for the right to host the European Medicines Agency (EMA) when the EU drugs body must leave London after Brexit, diplomats said af
Danish representatives to the European Union say Milan, Amsterdam and Copenhagen have made it to the final three in the race to host the European Medicines Agency
GENEVA (Reuters) - Sanaa and al-Bayda have joined the list of Yemen cities without clean water due to lack of fuel for pumping stations, following a blockade imposed two weeks ago by a Saudi-led coali
LINCOLN, Nebraska/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Nebraska regulators voted on Monday to approve TransCanada Corp’s Keystone XL pipeline route through the state, lifting the last big regulatory obstacle for
ATHOLVILLE, N.B. - New Brunswick says it has become the first province to fully secure its supply of recreational marijuana. It announced a memorandum of understanding with Zenabis to provide four ..
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Milan came out in the lead after the first round of a European Union vote on Monday to pick the new host for the London-based European Medicines Agency (EMA) after Brexit, diploma
Scientists have found that oxygen levels appear to increase by roughly 80 percent at about the same time as a three-fold increase in biodiversity during the Ordovician Period, between 445 and 485 mill
Life on Earth might have originated from tiny organisms brought to our planet in streams of fast-moving space dust, according to a new study.
A unique model for the biology of Alzheimer's disease (AD) is now being described by researchers, which may lead to an entirely novel approach for treating the disease.
A significant proportion of children and young adults with treatment-resistant B-cell leukemia who participated in a small study achieved remission with the help of a new form of gene therapy, accordi
By analyzing data from randomized clinical trials comparing blood transfusion approaches, experts endorse recommendations for blood transfusions that reduce blood use to improve patient safety and out
Scientists have developed a new system to study Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease in the laboratory, paving the way for research to find treatments for the fatal brain disorder.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche shares were lifted on Monday by two trial wins for its new cancer and hemophilia drugs, potential blockbusters that the Swiss drugmaker is counting on to offset shrinking reve
NASHVILLE - It's hard to say whether businessman Kyle Graves hit rock bottom when he shot himself in the ankle so emergency room doctors would feed his opioid habit or ......
By genetically altering a patient’s T-cells to attack more than one site on cancer cells, researchers hope to devise better treatments.
Researchers found that oxytocin made dogs interested in smiling human faces. It also made them see angry faces as less threatening. Associated with affection and trust, the hormone oxytocin is probabl
A new technique may force the centromere -- the mysterious stretch of DNA in the center of every chromosome -- to give up its secrets at last. The first test of the approach has yielded clues about th
Investigators report on the results from a pilot study of 15 individuals who received a prescription to take oxycodone digital pills as needed following treatment for acute fractures. The team found t
Researchers from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and UCL believe young people, particularly girls, may feel pressured into having anal sex, which can be painful or not involve condo
Dermatology is booming, with private equity investments and an influx of physician assistants doing the work of doctors. Are patients being well served?
EXCLUSIVE Dr Derek Gatherer from Lancaster University fears aid workers will so focused on the 'medieval disease' they will forget nationwide efforts to prevent polio cases.
Theo Ramos, 16, of South Florida, started cutting himself in fifth grade. He says when his body started to revolt, he had no idea there was a growing movement empowering transgender people.
Scientists have demonstrated that an enterovirus vaccine can protect against virus-induced diabetes in a mouse model for Type 1 diabetes.
Creative fire management can increase habitat for wildebeest and other grazing animals in national parks, research indicates. The work shows that small, repeated fires can have a concentrating effect
A new device that can inexpensively and efficiently create and store energy and create hydrogen fuel, and that needs only sunlight to operate, has now been developed by researchers.
EXCLUSIVE: Data from the Cannabis Trades Association UK shows there are now 250,000 users across the UK - up from the 125,000 recorded this time last year.
For Florida transgender teen, the war with his body started when he was just 10
The stinging cells of jellyfish, called nematocytes, have evolved to be one of the world's most efficient predation tools. The nematocysts consist of a capsule and folded tubule, and use high pressure
The star-nosed mole has several unusual abilities. One of them is “sniffing” underwater by blowing bubbles and quickly re-inhaling them, detecting odors of its prey through the water. The moles’
Plesiosaurs, who thrived during the early to middle Jurassic Period, used four paddlelike flippers of nearly equal size and musculature to swim. Despite the seemingly subpar engineering, the fossil re
The fluffy dandelion seed head infuriates gardeners, but delights physicists. That’s because those seeds may lend key insights into the physics of parachutes, useful for designing small drones, or m
Sinus infections, inflammation and nasal congestion constantly plague Americans, often leading to unpleasant symptoms and even missed days of work. Traditional nasal spray anti-inflammatory medication
Pathogens, such as bacteria, viruses or fungi, cause harmful plant disease and often lead to the destruction of agricultural fields. With many possible dispersal methods, it can often be difficult to
The UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals are aimed at achieving equality, securing global peace and ending extreme poverty – an ambitious agenda that will require a wide-range of conditions to be
Researchers have designed a video game called Balloon Buddies, which is a tool that enables those recovering from conditions such as a stroke to engage and play together with healthy volunteers such a
The Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the human body. It can bear loads exceeding over 900 kilograms during running. Despite its strength, it is prone to injuries and it is not yet well known
An apple allergy, which is related to birch pollen, is a very common phenomenon associated with birch pollen allergy – around 70% of those with a birch pollen allergy are also allergic to apples. In
Few people, if any, should be asked to leave their homes after a big nuclear accident, which is what happened in March 2011 following the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, new research recommends.
Researchers using MRI have discovered a common pattern of structural abnormalities in the brains of people with depression and social anxiety, according to a new study.
Motorcycle accidents are costly in terms of lives and health care costs. Compared with car accidents, motorcycle accidents cause three times the injuries, six times the medical costs and 5 times the d
Wildlife species are going extinct faster than humankind can reliably keep track of. Meanwhile, wildlife crime evolves quickly, with new tricks fueling a lucrative illegal global trade. As a result, c
Scientists have successfully used two separate gene technologies to assemble the most complete genome sequence to date of Triticum aestivum, the most common cultivated species of wheat used to make br
One child aged ten to 14 and four aged 15 to 19 had an NHS hip replacement last year with obesity as the main or secondary cause, official figures have revealed.
(Reuters Health) - Shaming kids about their weight doesn’t encourage them to shed excess pounds, U.S. doctors warn.
Tap into the holiday spirit with these podcasts, whether you’re looking for some history, tips, a little existential perspective or simply to be entertained.
ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche shares were lifted on Monday by two trial wins for its new cancer and hemophilia drugs, potential blockbusters that the Swiss drugmaker is counting on to offset shrinking reve
London-based gynecologist Tania Adib reveals the ten most intimate questions that women ask her. From post-baby sex to vaginal douching, a must-read list for anyone with a vagina.
(Reuters) - Acorda Therapeutics Inc said on Monday it would stop developing its Parkinson's disease drug, less than a week after the company reported deaths in key studies testing the treatment.
Mark Sweeney says the robotic suit would allow him to walk for the first time in seven years.
Study reveals increasing diversity in young people's heterosexual practices.
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