Monday, December 11, 2017

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Hello and happy Saturday! Here's our summer roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news.If you haven't subscribed yet, you can do...

FDA approves Lexicon Pharma’s carcinoid syndrome diarrhea drug

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had approved Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc's oral drug to treat carcinoid syndrome diarrhea, a condition that develops in patients with gastrointestinal tumors....

‘It’s heartbreaking’: More parents allege Banana Boat sunscreen burned their kids

Shayna Pickle says her five-year-old son got badly burned this month after wearing Banana Boat sunscreen. The Bracebridge, Ont., woman blames the sunscreen, so she posted...

This translation saves lives

Lambton EMS ambulances parked in front of the Bluewater Health emergency department in Sarnia, Ont. (Jonathan Pinto/CBC)Canada prides itself on its diverse, multicultural population. But...

Reliance on food pantries can make healthy eating difficult

(Reuters Health) - - People who rely on food pantries for their meals may not receive enough dairy, fruits or vegetables to get all the nutrients they need for a healthy diet, two recent studies suggest....

Want to be happier? Hire a housekeeper, researchers suggest

For people who wish there were more hours in the day, spending a bit of money to get rid of onerous tasks would make...

Sequoia Fund wins dismissal of lawsuit over huge Valeant stake

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York state judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing the Sequoia Fund, known for its ties to Warren Buffett, of recklessly making a huge, disastrous investment in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc , causing billions of dollars of losses....

Netflix eating disorders film To the Bone likely to raise controversy

It's been nine years since Hope Virgo battled anorexia in hospital in Bristol, England, and in that time she's avoided watching anything depicting the...

Technology allows visually impaired, blind to experience solar eclipse

Four months ago, Henry Winter was asked to describe an eclipse to a colleague who had been blind since birth and was initially stumped...

Obamacare plans’ drug spending rose faster than other plans in 2016: Express Scripts

(Reuters) - Spending on prescription drugs for health plans created under the Affordable Care Act increased last year at a rate more than three times that of other commercial plans and most government-run plans managed by Express Scripts Holding Co....

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