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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has reported cases of the Zika virus, the World Health Organization said, adding that efforts should be made to strengthen surveillance.
The Indian health ministry has confirmed its first cases of the Zika virus, the World Health Organisation has said, the latest nation to be affected by the mosquito-borne virus that sparked global concern.
Higher than normal body mass index (BMI) is known to lead to cardiovascular ill-health in mid-to-late life, but there has been limited investigation of its effect in young, apparently healthy, adults. Researchers have now shown that having a higher BMI can cause worse cardiovascular health in those aged as young as 17, according to a study to be presented to the annual conference of the European S...
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(MedPage Today) -- Lesions reduced by more than half and cortical atrophy also decreased
Bagsværd, Denmark, 27 May 2017 - Novo Nordisk today announced the submission of a supplemental application to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for including data in the label for Tresiba®...
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the expanded use of Zykadia (ceritinib) to include the…
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), in its final decision has recommended Afinitor…
Worldwide Clinical Trials, one of the world's leading, full─service CROs, has announced the appointment of Karen Nowatkoski as vice president of clinical operations, site management. The role will involve partnering
With representations pouring in from various state governments to the Central government, the Department of Health, Government of India, has decided to lower the NEET─PG minimum qualification cut─off percentile by 7.5 percent.
Britain on Saturday lowered the terror threat level which was hiked after this week's carnage in Manchester as police pushed forward with their investigation, arresting two more people. The decision to reduce the threat level from critical to severe was announced by Prime Minister Theresa May who said there were now 11 suspects in custody over Monday night's bombing targeting young fans at a pop ...
The concept of food addiction as an explanation for the rise in obesity has become increasingly popular. In this Opinion article, Graham Finlayson critically evaluates the food addiction hypothesis and highlights several problems with its use.
Central hypothyroidism is characterized by a defect in thyroid hormone secretion caused by insufficient stimulation of the thyroid gland by TSH. Here, Beck-Peccoz and colleagues discuss the causes of central hypothyroidism and highlight areas where improvement is needed regarding diagnosis and treatment.
A recent advance has led to the development of microfluidically linked microphysiological culture systems that mimic the complex dynamics and interdependent physiology of the various organs that comprise the female reproductive tract. This microfluidic culture platform offers an unprecedented way to study female reproductive biology and develop new reproductive therapeutics.
(MedPage Today) -- One third of referred MS cases turn out to be misdiagnosed
The US Food and Drug Administration on May 26 issued a Complete Response Letter (CRL) for the New Drug…
(MedPage Today) -- Also: FDA panel backs new breast cancer drug, Epogen biosimilar
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(MedPage Today) -- WHO indicates much smaller spread of the disease
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SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria said on Saturday it would conduct checks on different food products of multinational companies sold in the Balkan state and compare them with food sold in richer western European countries, amid concerns over quality.
A native of south side Chicago, Spencer Leak Sr. has watched as his hometown and the neighborhoods where he grew up have been ripped apart by homicides in recent years, the results of an explosion of gun violence police have struggled to contain. Last year, according to the Chicago Tribune, 781 people were killed—a massive jump over 2015 when there were 492 recorded homicides. Leak has more in...
(MedPage Today) -- Also, why do we experience road rage?
A civilian was killed after clashes broke out between protesters and government forces following the death of a top rebel commander in Indian-administered Kashmir, police said Saturday. Authorities imposed a curfew in many parts of the main Srinagar city as violence spread across the restive region after Sabzar Ahmad Bhat's death on Saturday. Bhat, head of the Hizbul Mujahideen militant group, w...