LONDON (Reuters) - As many as 270 women in England may have died prematurely of breast cancer because of an IT failure that led to 450,000 patients missing out on routine screening appointments.
LONDON (Reuters) - As many as 270 lives might have been shortened after errors in the breast cancer screening program in England meant 450,000 patients were not notified for appointments, Britain's health minister said on Wednesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - In London's world-famous Great Ormond Street children's hospital, Dr. Karin Straathof is excited about a new cell-based medicine that offers hope for toddlers with incurable nerve tissue cancer.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The French overseas territory of La Reunion is experiencing an unprecedented outbreak of dengue fever which could be spread by tourists to other countries, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean biotech drug manufacturer Samsung BioLogics Co Ltd lost almost $6 billion in market value on Wednesday in its biggest intra-day share drop, after the country's financial watchdog said it breached accounting rules.
SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares in Samsung BioLogics Co Ltd tumbled nearly 20 percent on Wednesday, losing almost $6 billion in value in their biggest daily intra-day fall, after South Korea's financial watchdog provisionally decided it had breached an accounting rule.
SEOUL (Reuters) - Shares in Samsung BioLogics Co Ltd fell over 18 percent on Wednesday as South Korea's watchdog Financial Supervisory Service provisionally decided it had breached accounting rules.
(Reuters) - U.S. regulators approved Novartis' cell therapy Kymriah for treatment of patients with a second type of blood cancer, large B-cell lymphoma, that has worsened despite two or more earlier lines of therapy, the Swiss drugmaker said on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - Combining intensive psychotherapy with a pure form of the party drug ecstasy is safe and could aid recovery in people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to the findings of a study in military veterans.
(Reuters Health) - Physicians' employers should commit to gender equity in pay, leadership development, career opportunities, and parental and family leave policies, a leading U.S. doctors group recommends.