LATEST NEWS: How neighborhoods shape life with diabetes - (Reuters Health) - - People with diabetes who live in poor communities with limited access to exercise facilities or grocery stores may have a harder time managing their symptoms than diabetics living in more affluent areas, a U.S. study suggests.
LATEST NEWS: Heated abdominal chemo bath improves ovarian cancer survival - (Reuters Health) - - A heated chemotherapy organ bath circulated throughout the abdomen after surgery can significantly prolong a woman's survival with advanced ovarian cancer, according to doctors testing the new treatment.
LATEST NEWS: Wal-Mart launches program to safely dispose of unused opioids - NEW YORK (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Wednesday said it will provide customers filling prescriptions for opioids with a packet of powder that will help them dispose of leftover medication in order to help curb misuse and abuse.
LATEST NEWS: Senate committee advances Azar nomination as health secretary - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday voted to move forward the nomination of Alex Azar, a former drug industry executive and lobbyist whom President Donald Trump has tapped to be the next secretary of Health and Human Services.
LATEST NEWS: Brazilians rush to get yellow fever vaccinations amid fatal cases - BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilians lined up for hours to get yellow fever vaccinations in Brazil's largest states, alarmed by the increase in the number of fatal cases of infection and a warning from the World Health Organization to tourists visiting parts of the country.
LATEST NEWS: More evidence common morning sickness drug may not work - (Reuters Health) - - A pill millions of women have used for morning sickness may not actually help relieve nausea, according to a new study that some doctors say reinforces their decision to stop prescribing the drug.
LATEST NEWS: Chart-topping fitness app 'Sweatcoin' secures funding - FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Sweatcoin, a free smartphone app that pays people to be physically active, said on Wednesday it has secured its first round of institutional funding after topping download charts in Britain and the United States.