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U.S. appeals court narrows Trump birth control ruling

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday narrowed an order that had blocked President Donald Trump's administration from enforcing new rules that undermine an Obamacare requirement for employers to provide insurance that covers women's birth control.
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Medical News Today: What to know about HIV false-positives

A false-positive HIV test occurs when a test incorrectly indicates that a person has contracted the virus. It can be stressful, and seeking support, taking another test, and learning the reasons for the result can help, as can taking measures to prevent contracting HIV in the future. Learn more here.
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New York sues Target, Walmart for sale of lead-contaminated toys

New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said on Thursday that she had filed a lawsuit against Target Corp , Walmart Inc and toy importer LaRose Industries over the sale of lead-contaminated children's toys.
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Crosswords and sudoku may not stop mental decline

(Reuters Health) - - Mental engagement through problem-solving games like crossword puzzles, sudoku and brain teasers may not offset cognitive losses due to age-related dementia, a new study suggests.
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Medical News Today: 19 natural remedies for a headache

Headaches are a common complaint. Fortunately, there are many natural and home remedies a person can use to get relief. Learn about them here.
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Stigma may keep people from getting weight loss surgery

(Reuters Health) - - Most obese patients who qualify for weight loss surgery don't seek it out, and that may be due at least partly to stigma, a U.S. survey suggests.
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South Africa’s Aspen strikes distribution deal with U.S. drugmaker Mylan

Aspen Pharmacare has struck a deal with U.S. generics maker Mylan to distribute a portfolio of prescription and over-the-counter drugs in Australia and New Zealand.
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Medical News Today: What is it like to live with HIV?

Despite facing some challenges, people with HIV can now live as long as anyone else and enjoy happy and productive lives. Learn more about living with HIV here.
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Senate Democrats introduce bill to allow government to block drug price rises

Four Democratic U.S. senators introduced a bill on Thursday that would allow the government to block drug price increases that it decides are unjustified.
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Medical News Today: New brain circuit that controls anxiety found

Using genetically modified mice, scientists have uncovered a brain circuit that regulates anxiety and could be a treatment target for related disorders.