LONDON (Reuters) – AstraZeneca is enjoying booming drug sales in China, helped by reforms to the country’s regulatory system and an increased sales force, in sharp contrast to its British rival GlaxoSmithKline .
(Reuters) – Sage Therapeutics on Thursday said its drug to treat moderate and severe postpartum depression succeeded in reducing symptoms in patients enrolled in two late-stage trials, sending its shares up 50 percent in pre-market trade.
Average appointment times vary widely, from 48 seconds in Bangladesh to 22.5 minutes in Sweden. Length should be reported universally as a measure of care quality, authors say. Medscape Medical News
Charity offers cash to those who were functionally impaired by witnessing the aftermath of terrorist attackUp to 300 survivors of the Manchester Arena bomb who have suffered related mental health problems could receive £10,000 each from a charity fund …
Updated guidelines for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis address key clinical scenarios in an effort to reduce cost to patients and variations in care. Medscape Medical News
Royal College of Surgeons says 151,710 patients in England were waiting more than six months for non-urgent operationsThe number of patients waiting more than six months for surgery in England was 40% higher in September than the same month last year, …
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] and some smaller technology companies are launching campaigns to publicize Obamacare enrollment among their contract workers after the Trump administration slashed government marketing for the h…
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis has ordered a ban on the sale of cigarettes inside the Vatican from next year because of health concerns, a spokesman said on Thursday.
NHS chief Simon Stevens has put his head above the parapet to demand more money. One serious crisis will bring the service to its kneesBrexit squeezes the air out of everything. Well, there’s always room for another great British sex scandal or another…
Extending treatment with hormone therapy could reduce the risk of it recurring.
Dan Keeley, who has bipolar disorder, completed the gruelling 1,250 mile run in aid of a charity.
(Reuters) – Sage Therapeutics on Thursday said its drug to treat moderate and severe postpartum depression met the main goal in two late-stage studies.
Some people may be concerned about the drawbacks to a prostate biopsy. We look at three alternative options that could help diagnose prostate cancer.
In this candid extract from her posthumous memoirs, Sophie Reilly describes the reality of living with multiple mental health issuesOn 1 August 2016, Sophie, then aged 21, took her life. Her brother, Samuel, has edited a book, Tigerish Waters: Selected…
LONDON (Reuters) – Supplies of thousands of medicines are at risk of disruption if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, forcing manufacturers to prepare for duplicate product testing to ensure their drugs stay on the market.
It is not uncommon for teenagers to experiment with drinking alcohol. But what impact does alcohol have on the development of their brain? This study points to a trajectory in gray matter decline. Medscape Medical News
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BEIJING (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he and Chinese President Xi Jinping would be focusing “very strongly” on the U.S opioid crisis, which he has declared a public health emergency.
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“I knew that denial and suppression would swallow me up eventually, and I knew I didn’t want to go down that road. So instead I threw myself into working through it.”…