Hospitals with the highest volumes of “frail” surgery patients tend to be where such patients fare better, a recent study in Canada suggests.
People with type 2 diabetes who sit all day have a riskier blood fat mixture than those who move around or exercise periodically throughout the day, according to researchers in Australia.
EU veterinary experts recommended on Friday reinforced checks on imports of meat from Brazil after the launch of an investigation there into corruption of food inspections, an EU source said.
The sisters caring for cognitively impaired elderly nuns in a Midwestern convent spoke to their care recipients in a way that sounded strikingly different to linguistic anthropologist Anna Corwin.
The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Friday cleared the way for a contentious debate on legislation to repeal Obamacare and replace it with a more limited federal healthcare insurance program.
A federal judge has dismissed two of the six counterclaims that pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts Holding Co raised in health insurer's Anthem Inc's US$15 billion lawsuit claiming it charged too much for drugs.
A panel of the European Medicines Agency said it recommended granting marketing approval to Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk's hemophilia B drug.
Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday it would invest US$850 million in its U.S. operations this year, and the drugmaker signaled it would be willing to spend more if the Trump administration were to overhaul tax laws.
German authorities said on Friday they will relax some restrictions introduced to combat the spread of bird flu as the risk from the disease is falling.
Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc's shares tumbled 45 percent in premarket trading on Friday after the drug developer said it would discontinue developing its acne drug as it failed to meet the main goal in a mid-stage study.