Saturday, January 20, 2018


A person receives a test for diabetes during Care Harbor LA free medical clinic in Los Angeles

Smaller Social Network Tied to Bigger Diabetes Risk

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Socially isolated people may be more likely to develop diabetes than adults with closer ties to family and friends, a...
Pregnant women attend a yoga class in Madrid

Mom’s Age at Birth Linked to Daughter’s Later Childlessness

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health) Moms who have children later in life are more likely to have daughters who don’t have kids, according to a new...
The logo of Bayer AG is pictured at the Bayer Healthcare subgroup production plant in Wuppertal

Bayer, J&J Win Reversal of $28 Million Verdict in Xarelto Lawsuit

By Nate Raymond and Tina Bellon (Reuters) A Pennsylvania state court judge on Tuesday overturned a $27.8 million jury award to an Indiana couple who...
A health agent vaccinates a child during a campaign of vaccination against yellow fever in Sao Paulo

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...
The Pfizer logo is seen at their world headquarters in New York

Pfizer Ends Research for New Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Drugs

NEW YORK (Reuters) Pfizer Inc <PFE.N> is abandoning research to find new drugs aimed at treating Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease, the U.S. pharmaceutical company...
A man smokes in Budapest

Smokers More Likely to Need Spinal Surgery

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Smoking increases the risk of lower back pain that needs to be fixed by spinal surgery, a Swedish study suggests Researchers...