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FRIDAY, Oct. 20, 2017 -- Daily aspirin may reduce the risk of liver cancer for people with hepatitis B infection, a new study suggests. Hepatitis B virus attacks the liver and can cause cirrhosis and liver cancer. Previous research suggests...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior White House aide said on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump would demand steps toward repealing Obamacare in any healthcare legislation, comments that cast doubt on the prospects for a short-term bill to shore...
Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Diagnosis and treatment for any cancer is key to survival, but a new study finds that in the case of melanoma, timing of treatment is critical. Researchers at Cleveland Clinic's Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Institute found...
(Reuters) - A U.S. judge’s ruling on Monday invalidating Allergan Plc’s (AGN.N) patents on its blockbuster $1.5 billion dry-eye medicine, Restasis, has cast doubt on the company’s novel strategy to enlist a Native American tribe to help shield those...
Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Researchers at Children's National Health System found chronic inflammation is vital for sustained delivery of drug treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Since the drug eteplirson disappears from the blood within hours of being taken, the researchers...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will hurt low-income Americans by doing away with Obamacare subsidies and make it harder for him to engage in bipartisan talks with Democrats as Congress edges toward a possible government shutdown, lawmakers...
SATURDAY, Oct. 14, 2017 -- Waiters, contractors and other employees of America's small businesses are more likely to miss out on cancer screening, mostly because of a lack of insurance, new research shows. "Workers employed at smaller organizations had substantially...
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Eighteen U.S. states sued President Donald Trump’s administration on Friday to stop him from scrapping a key component of Obamacare, subsidies to insurers that help millions of low-income people pay medical expenses, even as Trump...
THURSDAY, Oct. 12, 2017 -- Dance classes may beat traditional exercise when it comes to improving older adults' balance -- and it might enhance brain areas related to memory and learning along the way. That's the finding of a small...
(Reuters) - Ardelyx Inc said a second late-stage trial of its drug for irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) met the main goal of reducing abdominal pain and increasing bowel movement, sending its shares up sharply in extended trading....

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