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December 5, 2018 2:32 PM U.S. FDA removes safety warning from Smith & Nephew's diabetic gel

(Reuters) - British medical products maker Smith & Nephew said on Wednesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had approved the removal of a safety warning on its treatment for lower extremity diabetic neuropathic ulcers. The label on the box of the Regranex gel since 2008 warned of “increased rate of mortality secondary to malignancy 101

November 27, 2018 11:38 AM India throws book at schools making young pupils carry heavy bags

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Concerned about producing a generation of children with hunched backs and other spine problems, India has denounced schools for making students carry heavy school bags and giving young children homework. The government has issued weight guidelines for school bags depending on a child’s age, citing studies that show how the load can affect 117

November 21, 2018 1:30 PM Germany, France see initial contract for new fighter jet in early 2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany and France said they will sign an initial contract with Airbus and France’s Dassault Aviation < for initial work on a next-generation fighter jet in early 2019, and expect next steps on a joint tank program by the end of 2018. The two countries cited what they called “significant progress” on a program to develop a new fighter 103

November 18, 2018 1:28 PM Latest US Rhodes scholar class includes more women than ever

The latest group of U.S. Rhodes scholars includes 21 women, the most ever in a single Rhodes class, and almost half of the 32 winners are immigrants or first-generation Americans. The Rhodes Trust on Sunday announced the 32 men and women chosen from a group of 880 applicants endorsed by 281 U.S. colleges and universities for studies beginning next fall at Oxford 57

October 30, 2018 6:36 AM Friction likely as Korean court orders Nippon Steel to compensate WWII workers

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s top court ruled on Tuesday Japan’s Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corp. (5401.T) should compensate four South Koreans for their forced labor during World War Two, a decision that could freeze ties between the uneasy neighbors. Nippon Steel said the verdict was “deeply regrettable” and that it would review it before taking 94

October 29, 2018 10:20 AM Student helps raise $540K for synagogue shooting victims

WASHINGTON – A graduate student in the nation's capital set out to raise $500 for the victims of a shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue. Now he's increased the goal to $1 million. Shay Khatiri's fundraiser had raised nearly $545,000 as of Monday morning. The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies student says the funds will go directly 68

October 28, 2018 12:34 PM Mattis looks to calm European allies nervous about INF treaty

PRAGUE (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary said on Sunday that the United States was in consultation with its European allies on an arms control treaty, as NATO members urge Washington to try to bring Russia back into compliance with the pact rather than quit it. President Donald Trump said on Oct. 20 that Washington planned to quit the Intermediate-Range 84

October 26, 2018 3:03 PM Hospital accreditation not linked to patient outcomes in U.S

(Reuters Health) - Hospital accreditation isn’t necessarily tied to better outcomes for U.S. patients, researchers say. Based on records for more than 4.2 million patients over age 65 covered by Medicare, the study team found no difference between accredited and unaccredited hospitals in patient death rates, and only a slightly lower rate of patient 104

October 24, 2018 9:09 PM Surgeon age doesn't affect cataract surgery outcomes

(Reuters Health) - Late-career surgeons perform a large proportion of cataract operations, and they do it with an overall low rate of adverse events, a Canadian study suggests. In recent years, researchers have analyzed whether surgeons’ age affects their skills, dexterity and risk for mistakes in the operating room, the study authors note in JAMA Ophthalmology 109

October 22, 2018 9:31 PM Childhood obesity tied to severe hip disorder

(Reuters Health) - Kids who are obese may be more likely to develop a severe hip disorder than children who are not overweight, a UK study suggests. The disorder, known as slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE), is one of the most common hip problems in children and adolescents. It can lead the ball at the head of the thigh bone to slip backward and often 110