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Dapagliflozin could rapidly curb worsening heart failure, death

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In heart failure patients with reduced ejection fraction, dapagliflozin was associated with a rapid reduction in the risk of cardiovascular death or

Photoselective vaporization safely alleviates refractory LUTS in prostate cancer patients

By Matthew Phelan NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Photoselective vaporization of the prostate can provide relief from refractory lower-urinary-tract symptoms (LUTS) resulting from benign prostatic

Continuous glucose monitoring curbs hyperglycemia, hypoglycemia in preemies

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In preterm infants, continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) reduced prolonged or severe hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia in an international randomized

Pregnant women infected by COVID-19 at higher rate

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Pregnant women become infected with the new coronavirus at higher rates than other adults, according to new data from Washington state. Between March and June there, for

Thrombectomy an option for primary distal posterior cerebral artery occlusion stroke

By Reuters Staff NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Mechanical thrombectomy is a "reasonable, safe and technically feasible" option for isolated posterior circulation distal, medium vessel occlusion (DMVO)

Empathetic phone calls from laypersons reduce loneliness, depression in homebound adults

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - A layperson-delivered empathy-oriented phone call program may reduce loneliness as well as depression and anxiety in homebound adults, a new study suggests. Based

High-dose baclofen curbs agitation in ventilation patients with unhealthy alcohol use

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Adults receiving mechanical ventilation who meet the criteria for unhealthy alcohol use have fewer agitation-related events when they're given high-dose baclofen, a

UPDATE 1-COVID-19 vaccine makers tell Congress U.S. supply will surge soon

(Adds new details from hearing, CVS, background) By Michael Erman and Manojna Maddipatla NEW YORK (Reuters) - COVID-19 vaccine makers told Congress on Tuesday that U.S. supplies should surge in the

French COVID-19 intensive care patients at a 12-week high

By Reuters Staff PARIS (Reuters) - France's number of patients treated in intensive care units for COVID-19 has gone up again on Tuesday, reaching a 12-week peak of 3,435 as regional officials urge

EU to keep COVID-19 curbs on non-essential travel amid chaotic border measures

By Gabriela Baczynska and Sabine Siebold BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - European Union government leaders will agree on Thursday to maintain curbs on non-essential travel within the EU despite the bloc's

COVID-19 vaccine makers tell Congress U.S. supply will surge soon

By Michael Erman and Manojna Maddipatla NEW YORK (Reuters) - COVID-19 vaccine makers told Congress on Tuesday that U.S. supplies should surge in the coming weeks due to manufacturing expansions and

FDA to allow Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be stored at higher temps - NYT

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - The U.S. Food & Drug Administration plans to approve Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE's request to store their COVID-19 vaccine at standard freezer temperatures instead of in

EXCLUSIVE-AstraZeneca to miss second-quarter EU vaccine supply target by half - EU official

By Francesco Guarascio BRUSSELS (Reuters) - AstraZeneca expects to deliver less than half the COVID-19 vaccines it was contracted to supply the European Union in the second quarter, an EU official

Argentine President Fernandez on defensive over vaccine scandal, warns of more firings

By Raul Cortes MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Argentine President Alberto Fernández was on the defensive on Tuesday over a "VIP" vaccine scandal that has roiled the South American country, and said more

Greek doctors protest 'suffocating' conditions at COVID-19 clinics

By Reuters Staff ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek hospital doctors went on a day-long strike on Tuesday and dozens marched in Athens to protest "suffocating" conditions at hospitals on the frontline of the

Dialysis patients face much higher risks of COVID-19, study confims

By Scott Baltic NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients undergoing long-term dialysis are increased risk of being diagnosed with COVID-19 and have a higher case fatality rate, a new study from Canada

Ivabradine helpful in postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Ivabradine treatment significantly reduces heart rate and improves quality of life in patients with postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS), a

More disappointing results for vitamin C, thiamine and hydrocortisone in sepsis

By Megan Brooks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Among critically ill patients with sepsis, treatment with hydrocortisone, vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and thiamine (HAT) did not improve outcome in the

EU drug watchdog to weigh in on extended use for remdesivir by summer

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Europe's drugs regulator said on Tuesday it was expecting to give an opinion before the summer on whether Gilead Sciences' remdesivir can be used to treat COVID-19

French researchers to trial more accurate fast COVID-19 test

By Reuters Staff VILLENEUVE-D'ASCQ, France (Reuters) - French researchers are using tiny antibody particles extracted from the family of animals that includes camels and llamas to produce a test they

Fauci says U.S. political divisions contributed to 500,000 dead from COVID-19

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, said political divisiveness contributed significantly to the "stunning" U.S. COVID-19 death toll

Philippines offers nurses in exchange for vaccines from Britain, Germany

By Neil Jerome Morales MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines will let thousands of its healthcare workers, mostly nurses, take up jobs in Britain and Germany if the two countries agree to donate

UPDATE 2-Trials of retooled vaccines for variants could take months -U.S. FDA

(Adds AstraZeneca comment in paragraphs 8-9) By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Drugmakers should test any COVID-19 vaccines that have been retooled to combat new variants of the coronavirus in clinical

ctDNA levels promising for tracking melanoma treatment progress, predicting outcomes

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) levels can be used to track treatment progress and predict outcomes in patients with BRAF V600 mutation-positive

Amoxicillin-clavulanate safe, effective for uncomplicated diverticulitis

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Patients with uncomplicated diverticulitis who are treated in the outpatient setting with amoxicillin-clavulanate may avoid the infection risk associated with

Blood pressure risk threshold is lower in women

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women had a lower blood pressure risk threshold than men for heart attack, stroke and heart failure in a large observational study. "When we look(ed) at

EXCLUSIVE-From gum to gummies, Beau Wrigley takes pot producer Parallel public

By Shariq Khan (Reuters) - Billionaire William "Beau" Wrigley Jr is taking cannabis producer Parallel public, in a merger due to complete this summer with Canadian-listed Ceres Acquisition Corp that

UPDATE 1-Trials of retooled vaccines for variants could take months -U.S. FDA

(Adds details, quotes from FDA news conference) By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Drugmakers should test any COVID-19 vaccines that have been retooled to combat new variants of the coronavirus in clinical

Nasal swab firm ships 15 mln kits after Apple lends hand

By Stephen Nellis (Reuters) - Apple Inc said on Monday nasal swab maker COPAN Diagnostics has shipped 15 million COVID-19 sample collection kits to hospitals in California, Texas and other U.S. states

Women with heart disease often fare better with a female physician

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - Female physicians have better patient outcomes, in part because outcomes for female patients with a male doctor are worse than for male patients, according to a new

Manufacturers may need to modify vaccines to protect against new coronavirus variants - U.S. FDA

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Vaccine developers may need to modify their vaccines to provide protection against any potential new variants of the coronavirus in the United States should they fail to

Not 'off to the races': UK science adviser urges caution in easing COVID lockdown

By Reuters Staff LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson must only ease lockdown in England with 4 to 5 weeks between stages so that the impact of the moves can be assessed and

WHO agrees compensation fund for serious COVAX vaccine side effects

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization has agreed a no-fault compensation plan for claims of serious side effects in people in 92 poorer countries due to get COVID-19

Teachers may play role in in-school COVID-19 transmission: U.S. CDC

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Teachers may play an important role in the transmission of COVID-19 within schools, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday, citing a

Novavax completes enrolling 30,000 people in U.S. trial of COVID-19 vaccine

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Drug developer Novavax Inc said on Monday it has completed enrolling 30,000 volunteers in a late-stage study of its COVID-19 vaccine in the United States and Mexico. The

GSK and Sanofi start with new COVID-19 vaccine study after setback

By Pushkala Aripaka and Matthias Blamont (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi on Monday said they had started a new clinical trial of their protein-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate, reviving their

Rituximab an effective steroid-sparing agent for steroid-dependent nephrotic syndrome

By Reuters Staff NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Following steroid withdrawal, the anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody rituximab is effective in maintaining long-term remission of steroid-dependent nephrotic

No benefit of dose-intensified salvage radiation for prostate-cancer recurrence

By Megan Brooks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Dose-intensified salvage radiotherapy is not superior to conventional dose salvage RT and is associated with increased late rectal toxicity in patients with

UPDATE 1-'Real-world' UK data shows 70% decline in COVID infections after first Pfizer shot

(Updates with link to study preprint in final paragraph) By Reuters Staff LONDON (Reuters) - England's coronavirus vaccine campaign is significantly reducing cases of COVID-19, with a drop of around

'Real-world' UK data shows 70% decline in COVID infections after first Pfizer shot

By Reuters Staff LONDON (Reuters) - England's coronavirus vaccine campaign is significantly reducing cases of COVID-19, with a drop of around 70% in infections among healthcare workers who have had a

Italian doctors remember night that ushered in Europe's first COVID-19 lockdown

By Alex Fraser and Philip Pullella CODOGNO, Italy (Reuters) - A year ago last Saturday, Laura Ricevuti and Annalisa Malara, both doctors at Codogno hospital in Italy, had a hunch that something was

UPDATE 1-Scotland study shows COVID-19 vaccines cut risk of severe disease

(Adds context, expert comment and updated link to study preprint) By Reuters Staff LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland's vaccination drive appears to be markedly reducing the risk of hospitalisation for COVID

GERD tied to higher risk of cancer of the larynx, esophagus

By Reuters Staff NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is associated with a higher risk of squamous cancers of the larynx and esophagus, according to results of a large

Telehealth visits during pandemic helped young patients with type-1 diabetes in Israel

By Carolyn Crist NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children and young adults in Israel with type-1 diabetes had better glycemic control after a telehealth visit during pandemic restrictions, according to

Fewer cancer trials launched during first wave of COVID-19 pandemic

By Carolyn Crist NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The number of oncology clinical trials that launched globally during the first half of 2020 declined by 60% as compared with previous years, according to a

Algorithm uses routine blood tests to detect advanced liver disease

By Megan Brooks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - It may be possible to pick up occult liver cirrhosis with an algorithm that uses data from routine blood tests, according to new research. The CIRRUS

U.S. Supreme Court to weigh Trump administration abortion referral restriction

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to decide the legality of a government regulation implemented under former President Donald Trump that bars health

AstraZeneca to withdraw Imfinzi U.S. indication for advanced bladder cancer

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - AstraZeneca will voluntarily withdraw the use of its cancer drug Imfinzi to treat advanced bladder cancer in the United States after it failed to meet post-approval

COVID vaccine reducing risk of hospitalisations, Scottish study suggests

By Reuters Staff LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland's vaccination drive appears to be markedly reducing the risk of hospitalisation for COVID-19, suggesting that both the Pfizer-BioNtech and

Israel's COVID vaccination pass opens fast track to normal life

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel reopened swathes of its economy including malls and leisure facilities on Sunday, with the government saying the start of a return to routine was enabled

COVID sickness dropped 95.8% after both Pfizer shots - Israeli Health Ministry

By Reuters Staff JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The risk of illness from COVID-19 dropped 95.8% among people who received both shots of Pfizer's vaccine, Israel's Health Ministry said on Saturday. The vaccine

Pulse oximeters should not be used to diagnose COVID-19, U.S. FDA says

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Pulse oximeters, devices which measure oxygen levels in blood, should not be used to diagnose COVID-19 and could give inaccurate readings under certain circumstances, the

REFILE-Monitoring hydroxychloroquine blood levels may help predict thrombosis risk in SLE

(Corrects typo in para 5 of story originally posted Jan 8.) By Megan Brooks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Monitoring blood levels of hydroxychloroquine can help predict the risk of thrombosis in

Reverse BP dipping tied to dementia, Alzheimer's disease in older men

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Older men with higher systolic blood pressure at night than during the day have an increased risk of developing any dementia as well as Alzheimer's disease in

Chronic kidney disease patients need close monitoring during Ramadan fast

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Muslims with chronic kidney disease who wish to fast during Ramadan should undergo an evaluation to determine any needed medication changes and develop plans to

PTSD often follows serious COVID-19

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Italian doctors who interviewed COVID-19 survivors up to four months after their diagnosis found nearly one in three had post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Their study

Samsung smartphone pulse oximetry could help in COVID-19

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Pulse oximeters in Samsung S9 and S10 smartphones meet U.S. Food and Drug Administration standards and could be used to monitor COVID-19 patients, researchers say. Pulse

Adverse mental health symptoms related to COVID-19 remained high 6 months into pandemic

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - As of September 2020, the prevalence of adverse mental health symptoms remained high among Americans, a new survey finds. Rates of suicidal ideation, substance

Macrophages that heal intestinal inflammation are promising target for IBD therapy

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A subset of macrophages, PTGER4+ (EP4+), are the major drivers of epithelial regeneration after intestinal inflammation and are potential targets for

Metformin may be beneficial for obese children

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Metformin had "modest" beneficial effects on weight and insulin resistance among obese young children in a systematic review. "Given the results of our

First month of shots find no safety issues with Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna vaccines -U.S. data

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - The two COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in the United States have reassuring safety profiles with no concerning new issues found in data collected from the first month

Adjuvant nivolumab prolongs disease-free survival in high-risk urothelial carcinoma

By Megan Brooks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adjuvant treatment with the immune-checkpoint inhibitor nivolumab helped patients with high-risk muscle-invasive urothelial carcinoma (MIUC) live longer

Study supports rabies immunoglobulin for post-exposure prophylaxis in kids

By David Douglas NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In children with confirmed or suspected rabies, human rabies immunoglobulin (HRIG) appears to be an effective part of the post-exposure prophylactic (PEP)

Apalutamide added to ADT prolongs life in men with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer

By Megan Brooks NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adding apalutamide (APA) to androgen-deprivation therapy (ADT) prolongs overall survival in men with metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC)

Hyperglycemia tied to cognitive decline, vascular dementia

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Elevated HbA1c is associated with increased risk of vascular dementia, cognitive decline and structural brain changes, an analysis of data from the UK Biobank study

22-gene classifier may help guide decision making after radical prostatectomy

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The Decipher genomic classifier (GC) is a promising tool to help determine which men will benefit from hormone therapy in addition to salvage radiation

Norway proposes easing of drugs law in bid to help addicts

By Reuters Staff OSLO (Reuters) - Norway should loosen its strict laws against recreational drug use, switching focus to treatment rather than jail or fines for those in possession of small quantities

Bronchial thermoplasty benefits for uncontrolled asthma sustained at 10 years

By Reuters Staff NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The benefits of bronchial thermoplasty in patients with uncontrolled asthma are sustained over at least 10 years, according to results of the BT10+ study.

Rich nations stockpiling a billion more COVID-19 shots than needed -report

By Kate Kelland LONDON (Reuters) - Rich countries are on course to have over a billion more doses of COVID-19 vaccines than they need, leaving poorer nations scrambling for leftover supplies as the

EXCLUSIVE-White House working with Facebook and Twitter to tackle anti-vaxxers

By Nandita Bose WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House has been reaching out to social media companies including Facebook, Twitter and Alphabet Inc's Google about clamping down on COVID misinformation

UK government broke the law by failing to disclose PPE contracts, court rules

By Reuters Staff LONDON (Reuters) - The British government broke the law by failing to publish details of billions of pounds of spending on personal protective equipment during the coronavirus

UPDATE 1-Israeli studies find Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine likely reduces transmission

(Updates link to Lancet study in Source line at bottom) By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is likely to greatly reduce virus transmission, two Israeli studies have found,

Israeli studies find Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine likely reduces transmission

By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is likely to greatly reduce virus transmission, two Israeli studies have found, shedding light on one of the biggest questions of the

Pfizer seeks U.S. approval to ease handling of COVID-19 vaccine

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE have submitted new temperature data to the U.S. health regulator which they said on Friday could allow their COVID-19 vaccine to be stored in

Biden to pledge $4 bln to COVAX vaccine program at G7 meeting Friday

By Carl O'Donnell and Andrea Shalal (Reuters) - The Biden administration will pledge $4 billion to a vaccination program for poorer countries at a global economic summit on Friday in hopes that other

Delaying antibiotics may avoid side effects for kids with respiratory infections

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Children with acute, uncomplicated respiratory infections have similar symptom duration and severity with immediate antibiotics, delayed antibiotics, or no

UPDATE 1-Pfizer plans to test COVID-19 vaccine booster engineered for South African variant

(Adds researchers comments, background on study) By Michael Erman NEW YORK (Reuters) - A top Pfizer Inc scientist said on Thursday the company is in intensive discussions with regulators to test a

Upsides, downsides for TAVR, minimally invasive AVR

By Marilynn Larkin NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Minimally invasive aortic valve replacement (miAVR) seems to be associated with a lower risk of midterm mortality, while transcatheter aortic valve

Tablet-based sex trafficking screening works for minors in the ED

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Using an electronic tablet to deliver a six-item screening tool to minors in a pediatric emergency department is effective in identifying sex trafficking, a new

Fauci hopes for return to normal by Christmas, in line with Biden target

By Reuters Staff NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top U.S. infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci on Thursday said that a post-pandemic return to "normal" could come by the end of the year, aligning his

Subclinical atherosclerosis, CVD risk factors tied to brain hypometabolism

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Middle-aged adults with subclinical atherosclerosis and cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, and inactivity may be at

MRI reveals heart damage in some COVID-19 patients

By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - Among patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19 and elevated troponin levels at discharge, half show some sort of heart damage on MRI months later, a new study

Mexico City plastic ban causes tampon concerns for women

By Cassandra Garrison MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - In Mexico City, one of the world's biggest cities, a product that many women relied on as a monthly necessity is gradually disappearing from the shelves:

Pfizer, BioNTech start testing COVID-19 vaccine in pregnant women

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc and BioNTech SE have started an international study with 4,000 volunteers to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of their COVID-19 vaccine in

Individual vaccine arrangements undermine fair distribution, WHO head says

By Reuters Staff ZURICH (Reuters) - The World Health Organization on Thursday urged nations producing COVID-19 vaccines not to distribute them unilaterally but to donate them to the global COVAX

U.S. life expectancy fell by one year in 2020, CDC data shows

By Manas Mishra and Vishwadha Chander (Reuters) - Life expectancy in the United States fell by a year in the first half of 2020 - the biggest decline since World War 2 - and stood at the lowest levels

Canadian doctors urge delaying Pfizer vaccine's second dose as first highly effective

By Reuters Staff (Reuters) - The second dose of Pfizer Inc's COVID-19 vaccine could be delayed in order to cover all priority groups as the first shot is highly protective, two Canada-based public

Mentally ill 'ignored' in most European COVID vaccine plans - experts

By Reuters Staff LONDON (Reuters) - Most European countries are ignoring mentally ill patients in their COVID-19 vaccine strategies despite such patients being highly vulnerable to contracting and

EU sues more countries over air pollution, nature and water

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Thursday it was suing Slovakia for years-long breaches of legal limits on air pollution and started legal action against Germany and

Visual reads of PET scans can help predict near-term clinical progression of dementia

By Reuters Staff NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Visual interpretation of flortaucipir PET scans can provide useful information on risk of clinical progression in patients with mild cognitive impairment (

Pfizer plans to test COVID-19 vaccine booster engineered for South African variant

By Michael Erman NEW YORK (Reuters) - A top Pfizer Inc scientist said on Thursday the company is in intensive discussions with regulators to test a booster shot version of its coronavirus vaccine

Study at Ischgl ski resort finds lasting coronavirus immunity

By Reuters Staff VIENNA (Reuters) - A study of residents in the ski resort of Ischgl, the site of Austria's worst coronavirus outbreak, found that at least eight months after contracting the virus the

Healthcare providers can use several strategies to maximize COVID-19 vaccines

By Carolyn Crist NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Healthcare practitioners can consistently get the most out of each vial of COVID-19 vaccine by using certain syringes and needles and considering waste

AstraZeneca vaccine faces resistance in Europe after health workers suffer side-effects

By Caroline Pailliez and Johan Ahlander PARIS (Reuters) - Health authorities in some European countries are facing resistance to AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine after side-effects led hospital staff

Swiss-EU treaty row gets real as shortages of medical devices loom

By Michael Shields and John Revill ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland's years-long standoff with the European Union over a stalled bilateral treaty could soon have real-world impact by triggering

More than 11,000 Ebola vaccines expected in Guinea this weekend

By Aaron Ross DAKAR (Reuters) - Guinea expects to receive more than 11,000 Ebola vaccines this weekend, with more to follow, and inoculations could start as soon as Monday, a health ministry official

Ustekinumab works well in ulcerative colitis in the general population

By Reuters Staff NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The monoclonal antibody ustekinumab (Stelara, Janssen) appears to be at least as effective against ulcerative colitis (UC) in real-world practice as it was

Transient drop in erectile function seen after prostate biopsy

By Reuters Staff NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Undergoing prostate biopsy appears to lead to a brief reduction in erectile function which may resolve within months, although data are scarce and more

Medicare beneficiaries with high out-of-pocket costs may reduce insulin adherence

By Carolyn Crist NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients with diabetes who face high out-of-pocket costs under Medicare Part D may buy or use less insulin than they're prescribed, according to a new

Staff at Swedish Health Agency get police protection as threats increase

By Reuters Staff STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Some employees of Sweden's Public Health Agency, which shaped the country's response to the coronavirus pandemic, have been given police protection after an

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