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CPR training should change, and maybe there should be an app for that

(Reuters Health) – To help more patients survive cardiac arrest, traditional CPR training needs an overhaul with more chances for practice – and instructions on social and digital platforms might help lessons stick, some doctors argue. People learn CPR as…..

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Roche gets breakthrough status for Alzheimer's test Elecsys

ZURICH (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Roche an accelerated review for its Elecsys product used to diagnose Alzheimer’s disease, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche is…..

Parents' childhood trauma tied to behavior problems in kids

(Reuters Health) – Parents who had a lot of traumatic or stressful experiences during childhood may be more likely to have kids with behavioral problems, a U.S. study suggests. Adverse childhood experiences can include witnessing parents fight or go through…..

Mixing alcohol and drugs poses bigger unsafe sex risk for women

(Reuters Health) – Drinking alcohol and smoking pot at the same time is more likely to increase the odds of unsafe sex for young women than for men, a small U.S. study suggests. “This is important because women could be…..

Brazil's 'Dr. Butt' plastic surgeon arrested after patient death: police

BRASILIA (Reuters) – A plastic surgeon known as “Dr. Bumbum” or “Dr. Butt” on social media because of his buttock-enhancement operations was arrested on Thursday in Rio de Janeiro, four days after one of his patients died, police said. Police…..

Police killings tied to worse mental health for African-Americans

(Reuters Health) – Police killings of unarmed black people are associated with worse mental health for African-Americans across the country, even when they have no direct connection to the deaths, a U.S. study suggests. Each year in the U.S., police…..

Merck lowers prices of some drugs after Trump calls out industry

(Reuters) – Merck & Co on Thursday announced price cuts to some of its medicines, including a 60 percent reduction to a hepatitis C treatment, after U.S. President Donald Trump criticized drugmakers for failing to help reduce healthcare costs for…..

A tenth of U.S. veteran coal miners have black lung disease: NIOSH

(Reuters) – More than 10 percent of America’s coal miners with 25 or more years of experience have black lung disease, the highest rate recorded in roughly two decades, according to a government study released on Thursday that showed cases…..

Trump administration proposes altering rule on drug rebates

(Reuters) – The Trump administration has proposed a rule that would scale back protections currently in place that allow rebates between drug manufacturers and insurers and pharmacy benefits managers, according to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) website. FILE…..

Systemic changes may reduce gender disparities in medical training

(Reuters Health) – Gender disparities in medical careers – in position, pay and publishing – start early, but even small systemic changes in training programs could begin to narrow these gaps, says a group of Harvard Medical School doctors. They…..

Chinese pharma firm recalls heart drug in U.S. after possible impurity

BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese bulk manufacturer of the common blood and heart drug valsartan said it was recalling the product from consumers in the United States and would halt supplies to the country, after an impurity linked to cancer…..