By David Ingram and Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush has been moved to an intensive-care unit at a Houston hospital with pneumonia and was stable and resting comfortably after doctors performed a procedure to clear his airway, his office said on Wednesday. Bush
By Toni Clarke and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for health secretary defended his vast healthcare stock holdings as being ethical and legal on Wednesday and said Americans who have gained coverage under Obamacare will not suddenly go without healthcare
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sylvia Douglas twice voted for President Barack Obama and last year cast a ballot for Democrat Hillary Clinton. But when it comes to "Obamacare," she now sounds like President-elect Donald Trump. This makes her chuckle amid the serious choices she faces every month between
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted to an intensive care unit on Wednesday, and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a precaution, according to his spokesman.
Denver is starting work Wednesday on becoming the first city in the nation to allow marijuana clubs and public pot use in places such as coffee shops, yoga studios and art galleries. Voters narrowly approved ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump's pick for health secretary said Wednesday that access and affordability were his goals for revamping health care, and he offered assurances that the new administration is not planning to launch a Medicare overhaul.
By David Ingram NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice has sued New York City for revoking an emergency dispatcher job offer it made to a man before he disclosed he had HIV, which the police department said disqualified him from the position. Lawyers for the Justice Department said in
Senate confirmation hearings for Donald Trump's choice for health secretary opened with the GOP chairman calling him an excellent nominee. But the top Democrat is criticizing the goal of getting rid of President Barack Obama's health law. (Jan. 18)
China reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus among swans at a zoo in the city of Wuhan, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday, citing a report from the Chinese agriculture ministry. Of 314 swans at risk from the outbreak, 99 died from the virus and
Greece reported an outbreak of the highly contagious H5N8 bird flu virus among laying hens on a farm in the southern part of the country, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday, citing a report from the Greek farm ministry. The country had already reported a case of H5N8 in
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — University of California President Janet Napolitano, a former U.S. Homeland Security secretary and governor of Arizona, has been undergoing cancer treatment for five months and was hospitalized after suffering complications, the school system said.
A lawyer for jailed Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik said Wednesday the neo-Nazi's isolation was harmful to his mental health, a key point in his legal battle over prison conditions. Breivik's "mental vulnerability" was a central issue in an appeals case pitting the
Jan 18 (Reuters) - Jacobson Pharma Corporation Ltd : * On 18 January 2017 (after trading hours), Jacobson GroupManagement Limited entered into an asset purchase agreement * Asset purchase agreement with Ling Chi Medicine CompanySource text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
Jan 18 (Reuters) - Yifan Pharmaceutical Co Ltd * Says it gets securities regulator's approval to issueshares in private placement Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2jmVhba Further company coverage: (Reporting by Beijing newsroom)
Jan 18 (Reuters) - Sichuan Languang Development Co Ltd * Says unit wins land auction for 1.1 billion yuan ($160.91million) in Jiangxi province Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2iPFkvr Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.8360 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Beijing newsroom)
Houston, Jan 18 (IANS) Former US President George H.W. Bush was on Wednesday hospitalised here in Texas, his office chief of staff Jean Becker said. According to Becker, the 92-year-old who is in Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Centre here is in stable condition and "doing fine".
New York, Jan 18 (IANS) While preparing for an exam, sharing with a classmate the information that you have studied, may help you recall better and for a longer time compared with just re-reading the notes, a study has found. The findings showed that the strategy of re-telling information -- known as
Jan 18 (Reuters) - Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical Group CoLtd * Says controlling shareholder has bought 154,000 H-sharesin the company at about HK$24.48 per share on Jan 17 Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2jJtn8Z Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Scientists have engineered a new technique for precisely measuring the properties of individual protein molecules floating in a liquid, a finding that could one day lead to advances against neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. The new technique called
Former US president George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized yet again in Houston, local media reported Wednesday. The 92-year-old, who has seen his share of recent health incidents, had fallen ill but was in stable condition and "doing fine," his chief of staff Jean Becker told the Houston
Clinical trials which conclude that the drug being tested works are more likely to be conducted by researchers with financial ties to the pharmaceutical industry, a study said Wednesday. The investigation, published in The BMJ medical journal, was fuelled by concerns about bias on the part of doctors
Jan 18 (Reuters) - Shenzhen Success Electronics Co Ltd * Says it scraps plan to buy medical equipment relatedassets after parties failed to reach agreement Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2iA89gP Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)
San Francisco, Jan 18 (IANS) People with metabolic syndrome need significantly more vitamin E, an antioxidant important for cell protection, suggests a new study. Conducted by researchers in the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University and the Human Nutrition Programme at the Ohio State University
New York, Jan 18 (IANS) Practicing transcendental meditation technique for 20 minutes twice a day can significantly reduce trauma symptoms such as unwanted thoughts and help female prisoners find inner peace, a study has found. Transcendental meditation is a technique for detaching oneself from anxiety