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Flu Season Shows More Signs of Slowing

FRIDAY, Feb. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If the latest government data on doctor visits is any indic..

Flu drug designed to kill the virus in a day approved in Japan

A new drug that its makers say will kill the flu virus in just a day, called Xofluza, just received ..

A third of UK adults ‘underestimate calorie intake ‘

A third of people in the UK underestimate how many calories they are eating, according to an analysi..

Finding mental health care where traditional healers still thrive

Before the sun rises, psychiatric nurse Immaculate Owembabazi makes her way to a small district hosp..

Fluids May Buy Dying Cancer Patients a Day or Two

TUESDAY, Jan. 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Giving fluids to dying cancer patients may help them live ..

After Amsterdam high, EU drugs regulator feels the pain

The European Medicines Agency’s move to Amsterdam after Brexit was supposed to make for smooth saili..

Sixth-graders create video to help classmate reach $1M goal for medical research

From selling shoelaces to lemonade stands and bake sales, the community of Ipswich, Massachusetts, h..

Clues to Parkinson’s May Be Shed in Tears

THURSDAY, Feb. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Your tears may reveal if you are at risk of Parkinson&#03..

World’s doctor gives WHO a headache

Seven months into his tenure, the early moves of the WHO’s first African chief are stoking a backlas..

All 21 antidepressants researchers looked at work better than placebo: Study

Depression is the leading cause of disability, with 350 million people affected worldwide. While ..