(Reuters Health) - Women with type 2 diabetes may face more sleep issues and more severe sleep troubles during menopause than peers without diabetes, a small study suggests. Among 164 middle-aged women who completed a survey, those with diabetes averaged 10 sleep-related symptoms while those without diabetes...
(Reuters Health) - As legal cannabis use becomes increasingly common in the U.S., most parents say they keep their pot out of children’s reach, but fewer keep it locked away, a study in Colorado suggests. In annual surveys across the state, the proportion of households where parents...
FILE PHOTO: A man holds an electronic cigarette as he vapes at a Vape Shop in Monterrey, Mexico February 1, 2019. Picture taken February 1, 2019. FREUTERS/Daniel Becerril(Reuters) - A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness, the state’s health authorities...
(Reuters) - Merck Canada and a group of pharmaceutical companies are challenging the constitutionality of new regulations meant to lower patented drug prices, the company said in a statement on Friday, in a late bid to derail reforms that would hurt pharmaceutical companies’ earnings. The Canadian government announced...
GENEVA (Reuters) - Ebola appears to be under control in the city of Goma in Congo but it has flared in other parts of the country, where aid workers are combating insecurity and disinformation on social media, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: A...
PRETORIA (Reuters) - A proposed move to universal health coverage in South Africa will be rolled out in stages as the budget improves, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26. FILE PHOTO: Cleaners mop up water at...
PRETORIA (Reuters) - A proposed switch to universal health coverage in South Africa will be managed in a fiscally responsible way, a senior presidential aide told Reuters, forecasting the landmark reform would cost the state $2.2 billion per year by 2025/26. The National Health Insurance (NHI) program, to...
(Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said an experimental multiple myeloma treatment has shown a meaningful response in patients that have run out of three previous treatment options, in a boost for the British drugmaker’s cancer drug business. FILE PHOTO: The GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) logo is seen on...
PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa will take a fiscally responsible approach to introducing universal health coverage, raising annual spending on a new National Health Insurance (NHI) program gradually to 33 billion rand ($2.2 billion) by 2025/26, a top presidential aide said. Olive Shisana, special advisor to President Cyril...
FILE PHOTO: The GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) logo is seen on top of GSK Asia House in Singapore, March 21, 2018. Picture taken March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Loriene Perera/File Photo(Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said its experimental multiple myeloma treatment showed a meaningful response in patients that have run out of three previous...