U.S. health officials issued updated recommendations for preventing and testing for Zika infection on Monday, warning that the virus can be transmitted through unprotected sex with an infected female partner.
- Up to 1.65 million women of childbearing age at risk for Zika
- When pot became legal in Colorado, kids' exposures went up
- Colombia declares end to Zika epidemic inside country
- Spain registers first case in Europe of baby born with Zika-related defect
- Flu vaccine may help keep diabetics out of the hospital
(Reuters Health) - Minority patients in the U.S. may be less likely than white people to undergo procedures designed to prevent or treat strokes, a study suggests.
BERLIN Germany wants to extend a price brake for drugs covered by statutory health insurance for five years beyond 2017, stretching out the measure introduced in 2009, a draft law seen by Reuters shows.
LONDON An off-patent malaria drug could help to destroy cancer cells by making them more susceptible to radiotherapy, according to early work that has prompted British scientists to start a clinical trial.
Drug developer Ocular Therapeutix Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had denied approval for its treatment for post-operative eye pain.