Wednesday, May 23, 2018

McDonald’s investor renews push for antibiotic reduction in all meat

(Reuters) - A McDonald's Corp shareholder is redoubling efforts to convince the fast-food chain to stop all of its global restaurants from serving the meat of animals raised with antibiotics that are vital for fighting human infections....

Walking may improve the sleep of lung cancer patients

(Reuters Health) – - Lung cancer patients could improve their sleep and quality of life by walking several times a week, a study from Taiwan suggests....

WHO says funds secured for Africa pilots of world’s first malaria vaccine

LONDON (Reuters) - Funding for phase one of pilot deployments of the world's first malaria vaccine in sub-Saharan Africa has been secured and immunization campaigns will begin in 2018, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday....

Emergency department workers face high stress, burnout

(Reuters Health) – - Emergency department workers face high job stress, but there is little effort to relieve their suffering, researchers say....

Obama says would support Trump moves to improve U.S. healthcare

BERLIN (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday he would support any move by President-elect Donald Trump to improve healthcare for Amercicans....

Conflict of interest for NFL doctors to report to teams: Harvard study

BOSTON (Reuters) - The doctors who patrol the sidelines of NFL games to assess whether injured players can safely return to the field should report to the league and players' union rather than individual teams, said a Harvard University study released on Thursday....

New bird flu outbreaks reported in Germany, Switzerland, Austria

VIENNA (Reuters) - Germany, Switzerland and Austria reported new outbreaks of a severe strain of bird flu on Saturday in the latest in a series of cases across Europe....

Trump win fuels donations, IUD demand at Planned Parenthood

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Planned Parenthood is reporting a spike in donations and demand for long-acting contraceptives since Donald Trump's election as U.S. president while abortion foes hope to gain momentum in their quest to cut public funding to the women's health organization....

Little evidence for risks, or benefits, of habitual barefootedness

(Reuters Health) - Studies on the long-term effects of habitual barefoot walking or running are scarce, and there is only limited evidence for more foot problems and no evidence for higher injury rates among people who are often barefoot, according to a new review....

Patients who need pain drugs may want to seek care at night

(Reuters Health) - Emergency department patients may be more likely to get needed pain medication when they’re younger and don’t show up during the day, a recent Australian study suggests....

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