Millions flock to free tests as Egypt seeks to eradicate hepatitis C

When Houaida Mabrouk heard about a government campaign that offers free hepatitis C screenings, she hesitated, afraid of testing positive. But after many from her community started visiting health clinics to get checked, she changed her mind.

Pediatricians want parents to stop giving toddlers digital toys

(Reuters Health) – – All those interactive digital toys and mobile apps designed for little kids are exactly the type of gifts parents should take off their holiday shopping lists, U.S. pediatricians say.

Night shifts plus unhealthy lifestyle may be recipe for diabetes

(Reuters Health) – – Women who work rotating night shifts and also have unhealthy lifestyle habits may be much more likely to develop diabetes than peers with only one of these risk factors, a large U.S. study suggests.

U.S.-China trade truce boosts Wall Street

Wall Street’s major indexes rallied on Monday following a trade truce between the United States and China, whose tensions have clouded the outlook for the stock market for much of the year.

Roche says Hemlibra effective in pivotal study

Roche’s Hemlibra provided sustained bleed control in the largest pivotal study to date of children with a form of haemophilia, the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday.

Fed Chairman Powell’s testimony to Congress postponed

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony to Congress’ Joint Economic Committee on Wednesday has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date, the committee said on Monday.

White House to meet Tuesday with German auto executives -sources

The chief executives of Volkswagen AG and Daimler AG are set to meet senior Trump administration officials on Tuesday, three people briefed on the matter said, as the White House considers slapping tariffs on European-made cars.