(Reuters) – U.S. health officials on Thursday said they will spend $350 million in four states to study ways to best deal with the nation’s opioid crisis on the local level, with a goal of reducing opioid-related overdose deaths by 40 percent over three years in selected communities in those states. FILE PHOTO: HHS Secretary […]

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Press Release Dresden / Germany, 16th April 2019 Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) ensure safety and quality of Pharmaceutical products. Lipotype is the worldwide first and only officially GMP certified shotgun lipidomics service provider for Pharmaceutical applications. Quality variations can pose direct threats to patient health – especially in the pharma industry. This is why quality […]

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WARNING: GRAPHIC PHOTO BELOW A writer in the U.K. said she’s more motivated than ever to get active and be adventurous after <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/medical-research/surgery” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>doctors removed a watermelon-sized cyst that had been growing on her ovary. Layla Cummins, who said the cyst caused her to look pregnant, told SWNS that she hadn’t noticed anything […]

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(Reuters) – U.S. federal health officials said on Tuesday an investigation is underway over a multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Newport infections linked to frozen ground tuna, which were imported into the United States by seafood retailer Jensen Tuna. No deaths were reported so far, but seven people have been hospitalized, the U.S. Food and Drug […]

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(Reuters Health) – Sexting – the texting of sexual images – is increasingly common among teens, but in nearly half the U.S. the practice may hold an unexpected danger: in 23 states, sexting between teens is considered child pornography, which could potentially result in a 20-year prison term and mandatory registration as a sex offender, […]

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(Reuters Health) – Hundreds of smartphone apps promise to make managing diabetes easier, but very few offer real-time guidance on what to do for dangerously high or low blood sugar, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers looked at 5,185 apps for phones running Google’s Android software or Apple’s iOS system. Out of this total, they found […]

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(Reuters) – The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year jumped by nearly 20 percent in the week ended April 11, in the country’s second-worst outbreak in nearly two decades, federal health officials reported on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A sign warning people of measles in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community of […]

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(Reuters Health) – Older adults who are victims of financial scams may be more likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s disease than elderly people who don’t get tricked by scammers, a small U.S. study suggests. For the study, researchers gave scam awareness questionnaires to 935 older people who didn’t have dementia. Five questions assessed how […]

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(Reuters Health) – The Food and Drug Administration’s new mandatory rules requiring labels on all packaged foods and drinks to indicate the presence of so-called added sugars could have substantial health and cost saving benefits in the United States over the next two decades, a new study suggests. Granulated white sugar and sugar cubes are […]

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