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Monday, December 10, 2018

Health

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A woman holds a Union flag umbrella in front of the Big Ben clock tower and the Houses of Parliament in London

British Lawmaker Comes Out as HIV Positive to Tackle Stigma

By Sonia Elks LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  A British lawmaker came out as HIV positive in a speech to parliament on Thursday, saying he wanted to...
Cancer diagnosis tied to increased suicide risk

Cancer Diagnosis Tied to Increased Suicide Risk

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) Despite improved survival rates for many cancers, a diagnosis can still be very distressing and may raise a patient's risk of...
A meal is seen at a restaurant in Foxboro

‘What We’re Eating Is Killing Us’ – Global Nutrition Report

By Thin Lei Win BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation)  Poor diets are among the top causes of ill health globally, accounting for nearly one in five deaths,...
Untreated hearing loss linked to higher health costs, more hospitalizations

Untreated Hearing Loss Linked to Higher Health Costs, More Hospitalizations

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Older adults with untreated hearing loss may develop additional health problems that lead to more frequent hospitalizations and higher health costs...
Youngest children in kindergarten face higher risk of ADHD diagnosis

Youngest Children in Kindergarten Face Higher Risk of ADHD Diagnosis

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health)  Being one of the youngest in a kindergarten class dramatically increases the odds that a child will be diagnosed and treated...
The logo of Celltrion is seen at company's headquarters in Incheon

FDA Approves First Biosimilar to Roche Cancer Drug Rituxan

(Reuters)  Celltrion Inc's Truxima on Wednesday became the first biosimilar to Roche Holding AG's $7-billion-per-year cancer drug Rituxan to be approved in the United States...
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