Edition:
India

Health News

Topics also related to Health:

Photo

U.S. opens door to a change in blood donation policy for gay men 2:07am IST

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration opened the door on Tuesday to a change in its blood donor deferral recommendations, which currently prohibit donations from gay men for a year following their last sexual encounter in order to reduce the risk of transmitting HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

More Headlines

Lilly sales beat estimates, helped by newer drugs

Eli Lilly and Co on Tuesday reported better-than-expected quarterly sales, fueled by newer drugs, and predicted average annual revenue growth of at least 5 percent through the end of the decade due to its growing roster of medicines.

26 Jul 2016

Blood clot deaths tied to hours of daily TV time

(Reuters Health) - People who watch television for five or more hours a day have more than twice the risk of those who watch half as much TV to die of a blood clot in the lung, a large Japanese study suggests.

Japan, 26 Jul 2016

Teens who play sports less likely to say they’ve done heroin

(Reuters Health) - Teens who play sports are less likely than those who don’t to say they’ve ever used opioid painkillers without a prescription or heroin, according to a new U.S. study.

12:48am IST

Centene says it does not have network for Aetna's assets

Centene Corp's chief executive said the mid-cap health insurer did not have the network for the Medicare Advantage assets Aetna Inc or other large managed care companies are looking to sell as part of the industry-wide consolidation.

26 Jul 2016
Photo

Movie Review: Sultan

“Sultan” works because director Ali Abbas Zafar injects enough wry humour into the proceedings and eschews melodrama. Sultan and Aarfa’s romance is low-key and the interactions between them are the only time where Khan is forced to bring out his deeply-hidden and limited acting talents.

Topics also related to Health: