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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on three Chinese men accused of illegally trafficking fentanyl, acting three weeks after President Donald Trump accused Beijing of reneging on pledges to stem a flood of the highly addictive synthetic opioid into the United States. The trio included a father and son indicted in […]

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When nerve surgeon Dr Susan Mackinnon needed help to finish an operation, she reached, as she often does, for a mid-20th Century book of anatomy. Thanks to the complex hand-drawn illustrations – showing the human body peeled back layer by layer – Dr Mackinnon, from Washington University in St Louis, was able to complete the […]

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TOKYO (Reuters) – High levels of E.coli bacteria forced Tokyo officials to cancel the swimming segment of Saturday’s Paratriathlon World Cup, raising concerns about next year’s Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games. Water quality tests at Odaiba Marine Park found fecal bacteria levels far exceeded accepted limits, organizers said, forcing them to pull the plug on […]

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Adults who were underweight babies or early arrivals may be less likely to have romantic or sexual relations or become parents than their counterparts who were full-term infants, a research review suggests. Compared to adults who were full-term babies, those who were premature or low birthweight infants were 57% less likely to have sexual intercourse, […]

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Gilead Sciences Inc (GILD.O) hopes to soon introduce a pricey new pill to prevent HIV in people at risk of contracting the infection, but the drugmaker faces opposition from an unusual source: patient advocates. FILE PHOTO: A Gilead Sciences, Inc. logo is seen outside the company headquarters in Foster City, California, […]

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In extreme heat, electric fans may offer some relief when it’s very humid, but when temps are dangerously high and humidity is low, fans can actually make a person feel hotter, increasing strain on the heart and raising core temperature, a new report warns. FILE PHOTO: Resident Toni Ann Gaggi uses an electric fan to […]

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(Reuters Health) – – Touted to improve nighttime eyesight, yellow lens glasses don’t help drivers see better and may, in fact, worsen vision, a new study suggests. Researchers found that yellow-lens wearing volunteers operating a driving simulator were no better at spotting a pedestrian when confronting oncoming headlights than those who wore clear lenses, according […]

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(Reuters Health) – – Binge drinking, often associated with young adults, isn’t as rare as some might think among older Americans, a recent U.S. study suggests. FILE PHOTO: A barmaid pours a pint of beer at The Builders Arms pub in east London in this February 2, 2012 file photograph. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh Almost 11% of […]

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(Reuters Health) – Men are almost four times as likely as women to have a poor grasp of how many calories they need to consume daily for their age and activity level, a U.S. study suggests. American obesity rates are at historically high levels, researchers note in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and […]

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(Reuters Health) – Women who experience sexual dysfunction after menopause may feel more desire and pleasure when they use testosterone treatments, a recent study suggests. Researchers reviewed data from 36 trials with 8,480 participants, most of whom had already gone through menopause. The trials randomly assigned some women to use testosterone treatment and others to […]

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