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(Reuters Health) – Heart attack survivors with chronic mood disorders may be more likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don’t suffer these problems, a recent study suggests. Patients with anxiety or depression have previously been shown to have longer hospital stays and a worse prognosis after a heart attack, researchers note in the […]

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SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shanghai’s new Nasdaq-style Sci-tech Innovation Board has so far drawn applications from 120 companies. The board is aimed at promoting growth in industries such as chip-making, artificial intelligence, precision equipment and other high-end manufacturing, as well as biotech, new materials and green technology. – Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc China (AMEC) Founded by […]

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Tweaking sleeping habits can shift people’s body clocks and improve their wellbeing, say scientists in the UK and Australia. They focused on “night owls”, whose bodies’ drive them to stay up late into the night. Techniques used included consistent bedtimes, avoiding caffeine and getting plenty of morning sunshine. The researchers say their approach may seem […]

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A new study has revealed that more middle-aged men than women may have osteopenia, a condition that causes weakened bones that can eventually lead to osteoporosis.(iStock) Osteoporosis typically affects seniors, placing them at much greater risk of fractures. But there’s another condition called osteopenia, which can happen at virtually any age. Traditionally considered a woman’s disease, men […]

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – Nearly a quarter of patients who received Merck & Co’s immunotherapy Keytruda as an initial treatment for advanced lung cancer were still alive after five years, according to data presented at a major medical meeting on Saturday. FILE PHOTO: The Merck logo is seen at a gate to the Merck & Co […]

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TORONTO/MONTREAL (Reuters) – The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)over three years. The new policy from the province’s PharmaCare program targets Janssen’s Remicade and […]

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<img title="Mom contracts sepsis from medical swab left inside her after giving birth " alt="Mom contracts sepsis from medical swab left inside her after giving birth " src="https://a57.foxnews.com/a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2019/05/640/320/1862/1048/medical-blunder-350950.jpg?ve=1&tl=1?ve=1&tl=1″ alt=”Paige Balding, 20,with son Hunter Jae just after giving birth.”> Paige Balding, 20,with son Hunter Jae just after giving birth.(SWNS) A British mom has been awarded thousands […]

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You don’t have to smoke to get lung cancer. In fact, as many as 20 percent of people with lung cancer have never smoked. And many of those people are diagnosed with the disease when it’s at a stage where it’s incurable. Cancer experts have set off some alarm bells after publishing a report in […]

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<img src=”https://a57.foxnews.com/a57.foxnews.com/static.foxnews.com/foxnews.com/content/uploads/2019/04/640/320/1862/1048/jewelry_istock.jpg?ve=1&tl=1?ve=1&tl=1″ alt=”It’s an idea that builds on existing skin patch technology to give people more contraceptive choice, but experts have concerns about whether it would be workable in reality.“> It’s an idea that builds on existing skin patch technology to give people more contraceptive choice, but experts have concerns about whether it would be […]

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