Health News Headlines
Senator McCain treated for side effects of cancer therapy
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain was undergoing treatment at a military hospital outside Washington for side effects of cancer therapy, his office said on Tuesday.
UPDATE 1-Brazil's Temer undergoes urinary tract surgery
BRASILIA, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer had minor surgery on Wednesday for a narrowing of his urethra and the operation was successful, his office said.
Head and neck cancer survivors have long-lasting cognitive problems
(Reuters Health) - Patients who survive head and neck cancer may be more likely to experience declines in cognitive function than people who don’t have these tumors, a recent study suggests.
L'Oreal turns to plant-based hair dye as natural cosmetics thrive
PARIS (Reuters) - L'Oreal is launching its first wholly plant-based hair dye as cosmetics companies look to win over customers who are becoming increasingly wary of chemical ingredients.
REFILE-Older women should not take hormones to prevent chronic diseases
(Reuters Health) - Postmenopausal women should not use hormone therapy to prevent chronic medical conditions, because the risk of significant side effects outweighs the unclear evidence of a benefit, according to a government-backed panel of experts.
Medtronic settles states' probe into Infuse marketing for $12 million
BOSTON (Reuters) - Medtronic Plc has agreed to pay $12 million to resolve claims that the company engaged in a deceptive marketing strategy to promote its Infuse bone graft product used in spinal surgery, the Massachusetts attorney general said on Wednesday.
Fears of Israeli job cuts at Teva sparks call for general strike
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Reports that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
is planning a restructuring involving mass layoffs in Israel sparked calls on Wednesday for a half-day general strike to be held in protest.
Froome's positive Salbutamol test result unusual, says expert
LONDON (Reuters) - Chris Froome's positive test for excessive levels of the asthma drug Salbutamol at this year's Vuelta a Espana was unusual but dehydration or metabolism could have played a part, an anti-doping expert said on Wednesday.
REFILE-UPDATE 3-Fears of Israeli job cuts at Teva sparks call for general strike
TEL AVIV, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Reports that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is planning a restructuring involving mass layoffs in Israel sparked calls on Wednesday for a half-day general strike to be held in protest.
Shift work linked to burnout in sleep-deprived nurses
(Reuters Health) - Shift-work nurses who have sleep problems are more likely to experience career burnout that has the potential to compromise their job performance, a small Italian study suggests.
- More Health News Headlines