california hospitals

California Hospitals Lose Ground In Quality Of Care

Nearly half of California hospitals received a grade of C or lower for patient safety on a national report card aimed at prodding medical...
soda tax

As California Weighs Soda Warning Labels, Soda Tax In Berkeley Shown To Dilute Sales

A new study of the soda tax in Berkeley, Calif., shows that residents are doing what public health experts had hoped — they’re ditching sugary...
zika vaccine

Phase I Clinical Trial Of Zika Vaccine To Begin Next Month

Tests, which involve 48 adults, will be randomised and placebo-controlled Bharat Biotech International Ltd in Hyderabad will start the Phase I clinical trial of Zika...
bharat biotech

Bharat Biotech’s Zika Vaccine 100% Efficient In Animal Trials

Study shows that it works against both Asian and African strains of virus The Hyderabad-based Bharat Biotech’s ‘killed Zika virus vaccine’ using an African strain...
Hepatitis C harvoni

Kids With Hepatitis C Get New Drugs And Coverage May Prove Easier Than For...

With the approval this month of two drugs to treat hepatitis C in children, these often overlooked victims of the opioid epidemic have a better...
Senator Chuck Grassley

Senator Chuck Grassley Demands Scrutiny Of Medicare Advantage Plans

Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) wants federal health officials to tighten scrutiny of private Medicare Advantage health plans amid ongoing concern that insurers overbill the government by...
zika

Zika Virus Can Trigger Epilepsy

Beyond its known links to birth defects and other problems, the Zika virus may also trigger cases of epilepsy in infants, warn experts from...
Thirdhand Smoke

Thirdhand Smoke: A New Worry For Smokers’ Families

Michael Miller, 44, does what most smokers do to protect his sons and daughter from the fumes of his Marlboro Ultra Lights. He takes...
Inoviem Scientific

Inoviem Scientific Raises €750k From Existing Financial Partners

Funding allows the company to broaden its range of services and finance its move to new laboratory facilities with five times more space in...
medicines

700 medicines made affordable for poor: PM

‘We’ll ensure that doctors prescribe only generic medicines’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the Central government had fixed prices for 700 medicines for...