CHICAGO - The world's worst Ebola outbreak is threatening the stability of affected and neighboring countries in West Africa, and requires a "massive" effort to bring it under control, the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday.
- An American doctor working in Liberia has tested positive for the Ebola virus after working with obstetrics patients at a missionary hospital in Monrovia, the Christian organization SIM USA said on Tuesday.
MONROVIA - Doctors in Liberia were out on strike on Tuesday as they struggled to cope with the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, while the United Nations warned the spread of the disease in West Africa was causing food shortages in one of the world's poorest regions. | Video
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – A new smartphone app helps blind people navigate public transit in the Seattle area.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – When it comes to diet programs, brand names don’t make much difference, according to a new review.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Older adults with pain for more than a day are more likely to report trouble sleeping years later, according to a new study.
BARCELONA - Though speculation is rife of a new Pfizer bid, AstraZeneca's chief executive is not holed up with advisers in London or New York. Instead, he has spent the last three days immersed in heart science in Barcelona.
SHANGHAI - McDonald's Corp will increase the number of audits it conducts of suppliers in China, the firm said on Tuesday, after a food scandal in July dented China sales at the U.S. fast food chain and rival Yum Brands Inc.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Chronically ill kids who “graduate” from their pediatrician to an “adult" doctor often feel dissatisfied with the transition, says a new study.
COPENHAGEN - Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk has stopped research and development activities in inflammatory disorders to concentrate on the prevention and treatment of diabetes, its biggest business.
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A series that looks at all facets of cancer, written by Debra Sherman, a lung cancer patient who succumbed to the disease on April 22, 2014. Debra covered the health beat for Reuters for more than a decade and drew on her knowledge about health, her contacts in the industry and her personal experiences to report this series. Full Article