Infants born to women who received antithyroid drugs for Graves disease during the first trimester of pregnancy had an increased risk for congenital malformations, a study found. Medscape Medical News
(Reuters Health) – People who consume lots of foods linked to chronic inflammation, such as red meat and refined grains, may be more likely to develop colorectal cancer than individuals who tend to avoid these foods, a U.S. study suggests.
Jeremy Hunt urged to investigate methods which have improved waiting time statisticsLabour are urging Jeremy Hunt to order an inquiry into how hospitals have published data about their A&E waiting times that the statistics regulator fears may be mi…
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a decision expected to test the Trump administration’s approach to tobacco regulation, U.S. health advisers will vote this week on whether to allow Philip Morris International Inc to claim its novel iQOS tobacco device is less…
(Reuters Health) – After steadily climbing for two decades, the proportion of U.S. children with autism may be leveling off, a recent study suggests.
(Reuters) – Vermont became the ninth U.S. state and third in the Northeast to legalize recreational marijuana use on Monday when Republican Governor Phil Scott signed a bill passed by the legislature earlier this month.
The effect was especially pronounced when questionnaires indicated depression both before and 6 months after aortic valve replacement; some question whether the finding can be clinically useful. Medscape Medical News
More than a third of young women say they are too embarrassed to attend Pap test appointments because they are ashamed of their body shape, says a UK cancer charity. WebMD Health News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Detroit businessman who sold and leased donated body parts for two decades was convicted Monday of defrauding medical customers by selling them diseased human remains.
A Seattle judge said Olympus Corp. failed to properly disclose internal emails that raised safety concerns about a redesigned medical scope as early as 2008, several years before the device was publicly tied to deadly superbug outbreaks. Kaiser Healt…
(Reuters Health) – Although most Americans say theyâ€™re willing to be an organ donor after they die, some people never sign up because theyâ€™re unsure about what could happen to them in a medical emergency, according to a new study.
High levels of beta amyloid combined with symptoms of anxiety and depression in cognitively normal older adults may signal preclinical Alzheimer’s disease. Medscape Medical News
Failure on issue will let Corbyn win, cabinet told â€“ but reference to experts may raise eyebrowsBoris Johnson will tell cabinet colleagues that all experts are agreed on the need for an urgent financial boost for the NHS, as he warns that Conservativ…
(Reuters Health) – Hospital patients who have a cardiac arrest may be more likely to die if it happens in the middle of the night or on a weekend than if it occurs on a weekday, a U.S. study suggests.
GENEVA (Reuters) – Some 70 million people are trapped in humanitarian crises that are largely playing out beyond the attention of aid workers, donors and the media, an international charity said on Monday.
Fewer adults in the United States are now smoking, but financial barriers to treatment that can help with quitting remain — and only 5% of clinicians delivering standard of Medscape Medical News
As eating raw fish has become more popular, gruesome tapeworm tales have emerged. But how worried should sashimi lovers be â€“ and how else might we become infected?The good news, said A&E doctor Kenny Bahn, was that the patient who had turned up a…
In this article, we take a look at short luteal phases, also known as luteal phase defects. We examine the symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
Childrenâ€™s commissioners call for schools to tackle views of body image distorted by social mediaThe childrenâ€™s commissioners for England, Wales and Northern Ireland have expressed concern at the number of boys using anabolic steroids for cosmetic …
This is seriously frightening….