LATEST NEWS: Women who freeze eggs to delay childbirth often feel regret - (Reuters Health) - For the past four years, since Facebook and Apple began paying for employees to freeze their eggs to delay childbirth, healthy women are increasingly trying to slow their biological clocks by banking their oocytes, or eggs.
LATEST NEWS: Food insecurity linked to type 2 diabetes risk - (Reuters Health) - Canadians who cannot afford to eat regularly or to eat a healthy diet have more than double the average risk of developing type 2 diabetes, a study suggests.
LATEST NEWS: Fear and suspicion hinder Congo medics in Ebola battle - DAKAR (Reuters) - With more than twice as many Ebola outbreaks as any other country since the virus was discovered in 1976, Congolese are familiar with its destructive power, yet fear and suspicion of medical authorities are still hindering efforts at containment.
LATEST NEWS: AstraZeneca cancer drug hits second goal by extending survival - LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca's immunotherapy drug Imfinzi has hit a second important goal by improving overall survival in lung cancer patients, boosting prospects for a medicine that has already got off to a promising commercial launch.
LATEST NEWS: Pressured by industry, U.S. EPA slows formaldehyde study release: documents - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, under pressure from the chemical industry, has delayed release of a study detailing cancer risks from formaldehyde, according to internal communications seen by Reuters, potentially keeping important health information from the public.