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Anesthesiologists like blues, surgeons prefer top 40 hits

(Reuters Health) – Music is common in operating rooms, with patients and providers generally agreeing that it’s a positive addition, but they may part ways on the best type of…

Smokers more likely to get antibiotics prescriptions than others

(Reuters Health) – Doctors are more likely to give smokers antibiotics for an infection, a bad habit that may endanger public health by promoting antibiotic resistance, according to a U.S.…

After mastectomy, breast reconstruction may boost body image

(Reuters Health) – Women who get breast reconstruction right after a mastectomy may feel this helps improve their body image and overall quality of life, a small U.S. study suggests.…

Men with heart disease don’t know risks for erectile dysfunction

(Reuters Health) – Few men with heart disease know the condition is a leading cause of erectile dysfunction or understand all of the things they can do to make sexual…

WellCare to transition pharmacy benefit management to CVS Health

Health insurer WellCare Health Plans said it would transition its pharmacy benefit management to CVS Health Corp from Jan. 1. About 3.8 million WellCare members enrolled under the company’s Medicaid,…

India’s Cadila Healthcare shares plunge after FDA warns of violations

MUMBAI India’s Cadila Healthcare Ltd said it received a U.S. Food and Drug Administration warning for violating manufacturing standards at two of its production facilities, the latest in a series…

MS patients may benefit from vitamin D supplements

MS patients may benefit from vitamin D supplements

Vitamin D supplementation could be a safe and cost-effective treatment strategy for individuals with multiple sclerosis, according to new research published in the journal Neurology. Researchers found a high daily…

India’s Cadila Healthcare plunges after FDA warns of violations

MUMBAI India’s Cadila Healthcare Ltd said it received a U.S. Food and Drug Administration warning for violating manufacturing standards at two of its production facilities, the latest in a series…

U.S. Justice Department probes Blue Bell over listeria contamination: WSJ

Blue Bell Creameries is being probed by the U.S. Department of Justice over listeria contamination of its ice cream that was linked to three deaths, the Wall Street Journal reported…

Ebola staff given New Year honours

Ebola staff given New Year honours

Image copyright Royal Free Image caption Dr Jacobs treated Pauline Cafferkey, who caught Ebola in Sierra Leone British doctors and nurses involved in the fight against the world’s worst outbreak…

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