Many migraine sufferers avoid alcohol, saying it can trigger the severe headaches, a survey found. Reuters Health Information
Routine diversion after sphincter-sparing rectal cancer resection does not reduce anastomotic leaks and is associated with more reinterventions, readmissions, and higher costs, according to a database study. Reuters Health Information
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Dutch hospitals warned on Wednesday that a no-deal Brexit would lead to a shortage of medicines and medical supplies in the Netherlands and could put patients at risk.
Israel’s cabinet is set to approve a long-awaited law to allow exports of medical cannabis, the Finance Ministry said on Wednesday, in a move likely to boost state revenues.
Hearing loss research in older adults lags far behind that in children, researchers report. Reuters Health Information
A Chinese scientist who created what he said were the world’s first "gene-edited" babies evaded oversight and broke ethical boundaries in a quest for fame and fortune, state media said on Monday, as his former university said he had been fire…
Post-hospital syndrome is a period of vulnerability after a patient is discharged from the hospital that leaves a person at increased risk for rehospitalization. Patients and their loved ones can take steps to minimize or prevent effects of post-hospital syndrome.
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Experts painted a grim picture of adolescent addiction to e-cigarettes and an uncertain outlook for successfully treating that addiction during a January 18 public hearing at the FDA. Medscape Medical News
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — For many, a microwave is indispensable, but questions remain about the safety of containers used to cook and reheat food in it.
Most of the controversy surrounds the chemicals used to make plastic container…
Physical activity could protect cognition in older adults, even among those with posthumous signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other brain pathologies, a cross-sectional study reveals. Medscape Medical News
Deaths of up to 250 patients at St George’s in Tooting between 2013 and 2018 to be reviewedThe deaths of up to 250 patients following heart surgery at an NHS hospital are to be reviewed.All the patients underwent surgery at St George’s hospital in Toot…
The retailer promised to remove palm oil from all of its own products by the end of 2018.
The justices allowed the ban to go into effect while legal challenges make their way through the lower courts. Medscape Medical News
Complex heart operations were moved out of St George’s Hospital last year to allow for improvements.
May has spoken of personal experience to urge women in the UK to undertake a cervical screening test. The prime minister, speaking at PMQs, said: ‘I know what it’s like … it is not comfortable, sometimes it will be embarrassing, sometimes it’s painfu…
New research reveals a new approach to Alzheimer’s disease (AD) that may eventually make it possible to reverse memory loss, a hallmark of the disease in its late stages.