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Northern Ireland abortion laws violate women's rights, U.N. body says Feb 23 2018

GENEVA The United Kingdom violates women's rights in Northern Ireland by unduly restricting their access to abortion, a report by the U.N. Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) said on Friday.

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Wine tied to healthier arteries for some diabetics

(Reuters Health) - Some diabetics with plaque buildup in their arteries might have less debris in these blood vessels after adding wine to their diets, a recent study suggests.

Feb 23 2018

Frail elderly face increased risk of delirium after surgery

(Reuters Health) - Older adults who have elective surgery are more likely to experience delirium afterwards when they’re frail, a research review suggests.

Feb 23 2018
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Sangamo in $3 billion gene-editing deal with Gilead

U.S. drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc will use Sangamo Therapeutics Inc's gene-editing technology to develop cancer treatments in a deal potentially worth about $3 billion to Sangamo, the companies said on Thursday.

Feb 22 2018
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Young men’s drinking tied to later liver disease risk

(Reuters Health) - Men who drink alcohol in late adolescence are more likely to develop severe liver disease decades later than young people who don’t drink at all, a Swedish study suggests.

Feb 22 2018

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