US FDA joins Interpol crackdown on illicit online pharmacies –...

ReutersFILE PHOTO - A view shows the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland August 14, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed/File Photo. (Reuters) - Authorities from a record 123 countries, including the U.S. Food and Drug ...FDA conducts...

New index to help investors gauge food diversity – Reuters

ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - An EU-funded index measuring biodiversity in food production is expected to be launched next year, giving investors a benchmark for assessing how companies and governments are making food systems more resilient to climate change ...Tuesday briefing: A...

City Adds More Public Bathrooms to Combat Hepatitis A Outbreak...

NBC 7 San DiegoThe City of San Diego has installed new bathrooms in San Diego's East Village to help combat the ongoing hepatitis A outbreak that has resulted in 16 deaths. Four new portable restrooms were installed in Tailgate Park...

There’s a ‘catastrophic sleep-loss epidemic,’ and it’s cutting lives short,...

Sacramento BeeYawning may be a symptom of a host of problems more severe than a bad night's sleep. That's because losing shut-eye doesn't just make it hard to get through the day without a nap — it can also heighten...

This Food Challenge Will Help You Determine Whether You’ve Outgrown...

The Daily MealA simple test can determine whether or not you have outgrown your food allergy. Referred to as a “food challenge,” the test is administered under medical supervision. More On Food Allergies. SZA Posted a List of Her Food...

This Test Can Determine Whether You’ve Outgrown A Food Allergy...

WKMSFood allergies are tricky to diagnose, and many kids can outgrow them, too. A test called an oral food challenge is the gold standard to rule out an allergy. It's performed under medical supervision. Michelle Kondrich for NPR ...This Food...

Doctors warn of rare but serious liposuction complication – BBC...

BBC NewsDoctors are highlighting a rare but serious complication of liposuction, which can lead to fat globules entering the lungs. They reported on the case of a 45-year-old woman who developed respiratory failure after fat was sucked out of her...

Ban tackling in school rugby for safety, experts demand –...

BBC NewsThe UK's chief medical officers (CMOs) are being urged to protect children from the risks of rugby injuries by removing contact from the school game. Prof Allyson Pollock, from Newcastle University, is presenting new evidence that banning tackling ...Scrums...

Woman previously named ‘heaviest in the world’ dead at 37...

AOLAn Egyptian woman once believed to be the “heaviest in the world” has died at the age of 37. Eman Ahmed Abd El Aty, who at one point reportedly weighed more than 1,100 pounds, died early Monday at a United...

Local RT Triples PFS in Metastatic NSCLC – MedPage Today

MedPage TodaySAN DIEGO -- Patients with limited metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) lived almost three times as long without disease progression when they received radiation therapy in addition to chemotherapy, a small pilot study showed. The phase II ...Breast...

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