|Monday, January 16, 2017

Health

Trump vows ‘insurance for everybody’ in replacing Obamacare

WASHINGTON, Jan 16: U.S. President-elect Donald Trump aims to replace Obamacare with a plan that would envisage “insurance for everybody,” he said in an interview with the Washington Post published on Sunday night. Trump did not give the newspaper specifics about his proposals to replace Democratic President Barack Obama’s signature health insurance law, but said the plan was nearly ...Full Article

US judge blocks rule on financial assistance for dialysis patients

REUTERS, Jan 13: A U.S. judge on Thursday put on hold a new federal rule that dialysis providers have said would prevent dialysis patients from using charitable assistance to ...Full Article

US congressional committee demands answers on WHO cancer agency

LONDON, Jan 13: The chairman of a U.S. congressional committee investigating taxpayer funding of a World Health Organization cancer agency has asked U.S. health officials to release crucial documents. In ...Full Article

Jessica Alba’s Honest Co recalls organic baby powder in US

REUTERS, Jan 12: Honest Co, co-founded by actress Jessica Alba, voluntarily recalled all bottles of its organic baby powder in the United States due to concerns of eye and ...Full Article

Review offers limited support for using yoga for back pain relief

(Reuters Health) – A new review of past research shows limited evidence that yoga may be better than no exercise when it comes to relieving general back pain but ...Full Article

Robert Kennedy Jr. says tapped by Trump to head vaccine safety review

CHICAGO, Jan 11: Vaccination skeptic Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said he would chair a presidential panel to review vaccine safety and science at U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s request, drawing fierce ...Full Article

Breastfed babies still need extra vitamin D

(Reuters Health) – Many breastfed infants may not get enough vitamin D because their mothers prefer not to give babies supplement drops, a study suggests. Pediatricians recommend that mothers ...Full Article

Men who eat lots of red meat have higher risk for common bowel disease

(Reuters Health) – A new study suggests that men who eat lots of red meat are much more likely to have bowel problems, pain and nausea than their peers ...Full Article

Smoking costs US$1 trillion, soon to kill 8 million a year: Study

GENEVA, Jan 10: Smoking costs the global economy more than US$1 trillion a year, and will kill one third more people by 2030 than it does now, according to ...Full Article

Regeneron CEO says Amgen not putting patients first in patent dispute

REUTERS, Jan 10: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Chief Executive Len Schliefer on Monday ripped into Amgen Inc for its insistence on blocking sales of a rival Regeneron cholesterol drug while the ...Full Article
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