Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Italy shuts stores across country to fight virus (Update)

Italy on Wednesday shut all stores except for pharmacies and food shops in a desperate bid to halt the spread of a coronavirus that has killed 827 in the the country in just over two weeks.

Medications

Germany seizes record haul of illegal sex and diet pills

German customs investigators said Thursday they had seized their largest-ever haul of illegal pharmaceuticals—3.5 million pills from India, mostly slimming and sexual potency "lifestyle drugs".

Health

Governments can prevent tragic death toll of mothers and babies

Governments could substantially reduce the tragic death toll of infants and mothers by making postnatal care services more accessible - especially to impoverished and poorly educated women in rural areas, according to a study ...

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