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Women may get misleading results from treadmill stress tests

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(Reuters Health) - Traditional treadmill tests used to estimate heart disease risk might not provide accurate results for women, a recent study suggests.
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Delegates at the British Medical Association's annual meeting in Bournemouth voted in favour of a motion calling for a change in the law. It will now adopt this stance as its formal policy.
A German man, 50, was diagnosed with flagellate dermatitis, a toxic reaction caused by eating shiitake mushrooms raw ­or undercooked. Only 100 cases have been reported worldwide.
GABORONE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana on Tuesday suspended poultry imports from South Africa with immediate effect following outbreaks of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu.
Researchers at the University College London Institute of Neurology were behind the novel approach using two magnets on the man in his late 40s.(stock)
Chemically known as flibanserin, the drug has been called a 'billion-dollar lemon of a purchase,' a pill for a 'fake' disease manufactured by drug companies
Delegates at the British Medical Association's annual meeting in Bournemouth voted in favour of a motion calling for a change in the law. It will now adopt this stance as its formal policy.
Shahanur Alam, seven, from Barpeta in Assam, has seen his stomach protrude so much that he is now immobile. The swelling was triggered by bilateral pleural effusion - an inflammatory condition.
(Reuters) - Alder BioPharmaceuticals Inc's late-stage study data on its experimental treatment to prevent episodic migraine fell short of investor expectation, sending its shares about 20 percent in p
Senate leaders are scrambling to rescue their health care bill, in trouble after a budget report said it would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026
The British Medical Association has supported removing abortion from criminal law.
More than 80 percent of parents have made at least one dosing error when administering medicine to their young children, according to a new study released by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
(Reuters) - Glyphosate, an herbicide and the active ingredient in Monsanto Co's popular Roundup weed killer, will be added to California's list of chemicals known to cause cancer effective July 7, th
(Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc said on Tuesday its cholesterol drug met its main goal of reducing coronary heart diseases in a late-stage study.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian health authorities said they confirmed a case of bird flu in southern Belgium concerning the highly contagious H5N8 virus, and established a 3 kilometer perimeter around t
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's transport and environment ministers announced a joint plan on Tuesday to find ways to reduce pollution from diesel engines, which has become a sensitive subject since the
(Reuters) - Alder BioPharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its experimental treatment to prevent episodic migraine met the main goal of reducing monthly migraine days in a late-stage study.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Mitoconix Bio, an Israeli biopharmaceutical company focused on treating neurological diseases, said on Tuesday it raised $20 million in an early funding round.
Tomislav Jurcec, from Zagreb, looks at least a decade younger than his actual age - which he can prove comical when trying to buy cigarettes, he said. It is due to a fault in his pituitary gland in
COPENHAGEN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Wind farm operators are betting on a new generation of colossal turbines, which will dwarf many skyscrapers, as they seek to remain profitable after European countries
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican leaders are in a frenzied push to shore up support for a healthcare bill in the U.S. Senate after a non-partisan congressional office said on Monday it would cause 22
Jonty Oddy, from Brisbane, Australia, was an active four-year-old, when he suddenly started limping as he walked. Doctors discovered his pained stemmed from an osteosarcoma.
PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech Republic has detected African swine fever (ASF) in two wild boars, Agriculture Ministry said on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Drifting throngs of jelly-like, glowing organisms native to tropical seas far from shore have invaded Pacific coastal waters from Southern California to the Gulf of Alaska this
Gillian Hinsley, 32, from Manchester was nicknamed 'Big G' due to having a BMI of 54.8 – double a healthy person's. She had a £11,000 operation – funded by the NHS and is now a size 12.
BBC1's Doctor in the House Rangan Chatterjee helps single mum La-Vern improve her lifestyle so she can avoid developing type 2 diabetes.
BBC1's Doctor in the House Rangan Chatterjee helps single mum La-Vern improve her lifestyle so she can avoid developing type 2 diabetes.
Oxford scientists are excited by the prospect of making a drug from a bug.
WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia has suspended poultry imports from South Africa and Belgium with immediate effect following outbreaks of highly contagious H5N8 bird flu in the two countries, its Director
BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Tuesday appointed a new environment minister who has promised a "protracted battle" to clean up the nation's notoriously polluted air, water and soil.
President Donald Trump's promise to repeal and replace 'Obamacare' depends on the votes of a key group of GOP senators with qualms about the legislation leadership is pushing to a vote this week
A suntan is a sign of skin damage, not glowing health, NHS England and the Met Office remind parents.

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