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Most parents are against teen tattoos

(Reuters Health) – Parents who’ve said “no” to teen tattoos need not feel alone. A new U.S. survey finds that 78 percent of parents wouldn’t even consider allowing their teenager to get inked. The nationally-representative poll asked parents of kids…..

U.S. health secretary says agency can eliminate drug rebates

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said it was within his agency’s power to eliminate rebates on prescription drug purchases, a key element of the Trump administration’s plan to lower prescription medicine costs. Such rebates…..

Moderate 'bad cholesterol' levels tied to early death for healthy people

(Reuters Health) – Healthy adults who don’t keep their LDL-C, or “bad cholesterol,” in check are more likely to die prematurely from cardiovascular disease than peers with lower cholesterol levels, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on 36,375 adults…..

U.S. health secretary says agency has power to eliminate drug rebates

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said it was within his agency’s power to eliminate rebates on prescription drug purchases, a key element of the Trump administration’s plan to lower prescription medicine costs. U.S. Health…..

Roche's Alecensa latest beneficiary of faster China drug approvals

ZURICH (Reuters) – Chinese regulators are speeding up drug approvals, with Roche’s Alecensa cancer medicine the latest beneficiary in a market that is growing increasingly important for international pharmaceuticals companies’ growth plans. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss pharmaceutical company…..

Third African swine fever outbreak hits China's hog herd

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Ministry of Agriculture said on Sunday 88 hogs had died from African swine fever in the eastern city of Lianyungang, the third outbreak this month, as the highly-contagious disease threatened to spread through the world’s biggest…..

China sacks six senior officials at food and drug regulator over vaccine scandal

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China said on Saturday it has sacked six senior officials at its food and drug regulator after a safety scandal at vaccine maker Changsheng Biotechnology Co Ltd revealed failings at the government body including inadequate supervision. In…..

Art tours tied to easing of chronic pain

(Reuters Health) – Art museums may have an analgesic effect on chronic pain, a small study suggests. Chronic pain sufferers who took guided tours of art museums felt less discomfort and unpleasantness related to their pain shortly afterward, researchers found……

Many people take drugs that interfere with their blood pressure pills

(Reuters Health) – People who take pills to lower their blood pressure often take other drugs that reduce the pills’ effectiveness, a recent study suggests. Researchers studied data on 521,028 adults prescribed blood pressure pills for the first time and…..

Militia threat hampers Ebola fight in Congo as disease kills 47

GENEVA (Reuters) – Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola that has so far killed 47 people, the World Health Organization said on Friday. FILE PHOTO:…..