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Friday, April 25, 2014

Health

Novartis lung drug not inferior to GSK's Seretide, study shows

1 hour 53 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
ZURICH (Reuters) - Patients taking Novartis' inhaled medicine Onbrez Breezhaler for chronic lung disease had benefits similar to those taking GlaxoSmithKline's Seretide, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday, citing a late stage study. Also k

Fewer communities risk running out of water in California drought

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
A moderate dose of winter rainfall hasn't ended California's historic drought, but it has dropped just enough moisture on the beleaguered state to help 14 communities that had risked running out of water. In January, public health officia by <b>Steven Reinberg</b><br><i>HealthDay Reporter</i>

California school bus crash injures driver, 11 children

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
Eleven middle school students and a bus driver were injured on Thursday, three critically, when their bus veered off a Southern California road, authorities said. The bus driver and two of the students from El Rancho Charter School in Anaheim, Ca by <b>Steven Reinberg</b><br><i>HealthDay Reporter</i>

Thirteen hurt, including children, in California school bus crash

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
Some 13 people, including children, were injured on Thursday when a school bus veered off a Southern California road, authorities said. There were no reports of fatalities in the late afternoon crash in Anaheim, some 25 miles south of Los Angeles by Shelby Sebens

Oregon's broken healthcare exchange may move to federal network

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
By Shelby Sebens PORTLAND (Reuters) - Top officials for Oregon's troubled health insurance network, dogged by technical glitches that have kept a single subscriber from enrolling online, recommended on Thursday dumping the state website in fa by Shelby Sebens

How to train for a 5K run in just six weeks

Yesterday - MSNBC Health
Signing up for a 5K seemed like a good idea. But can you really run a 5K (3.1 miles)? Should you just drop out? Don’t throw in the towel yet. This expert advice will have you celebrating at the finish line in just six weeks by Jeannette Moninger

Motor racing-For Mosley, safety is Senna's lasting legacy

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
By Alan Baldwin LONDON, April 25 (Reuters) - It has been 20 years since Formula One last suffered a driver fatality but that milestone, an achievement that would once have stretched credulity, will get less attention than the anniversary of Ayrto by <b>Steven Reinberg</b><br><i>HealthDay Reporter</i>

FDA Approves HPV Test as Initial Screen for Cervical Cancer

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
THURSDAY, April 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a human papillomavirus (HPV) test as a first step in cervical cancer screening for women aged 25 and older. "Today's approval offers women and by <b>Steven Reinberg</b><br><i>HealthDay Reporter</i>

Guidelines Aim to Detect More Congenital Heart Defects in Womb

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
THURSDAY, April 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Despite advances in technology that make it much easier for doctors to detect heart defects in fetuses, more than half of babies with heart abnormalities go undiagnosed before they're born, experts say by -- Robert Preidt

Cell-Targeted Therapy Shows Early Promise Against MS

Yesterday - Yahoo Health
THURSDAY, April 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Treatment targeting specific white blood cells in the immune system known as B cells may help people with multiple sclerosis (MS), new research suggests. The study involved 231 people with a form of MS by -- Mary Elizabeth Dallas

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