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China reports new African swine fever outbreak in Liaoning province

China's northeastern province of Liaoning has reported new cases of African swine fever, the agriculture ministry said on Monday.

Bausch Health's plaque psoriasis lotion gets tentative FDA approval

Bausch Health Cos said on Monday it received tentative approval from the U.S. health regulator to market its plaque psoriasis lotion, Bryhali.

China bans imports of Bulgaria pigs, wild boars, products over African swine fever

China banned imports of pigs, wild boars and products from Bulgaria following an outbreak of African swine fever in the European country, Chinese customs said on Monday.

Rates of post-trauma stress rise in British military veterans

Conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan may have led to an increase in rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to new research looking at the mental health of Britain's soldiers.

Australia launches inquiry into mental health's impact on productivity

Australia has commissioned an inquiry into the impact mental illness has on economic productivity, the government said on Sunday.

Five new Ebola cases confirmed in eastern Congo: health ministry

The Congolese health ministry on Saturday reported a further five confirmed cases of Ebola in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, blaming the higher-than-normal daily increase on community resistance to disease response efforts.

USITC to investigate Resmed for alleged patent infringement

The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) said on Friday it would investigate California-based Resmed Inc for a patent infringement complaint related to sleep apnea mask systems.

JBS sued by Kentucky woman over ground beef in salmonella recall

A Kentucky woman is suing the U.S. arm of Brazil's JBS SA, alleging she was hospitalized after consuming ground beef produced by the company that was tainted with Salmonella, according to a lawsuit filed on Friday in Arizona state court.

Akcea Therapeutics genetic disease treatment gets FDA approval

Akcea Therapeutics Inc said on Friday its treatment, developed along with Ionis Pharmaceuticals , which targets a rare genetic disease was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Alternative medicine might help ease psoriasis symptoms

(Reuters Health) - Complementary and alternative medicine approaches might help relieve psoriasis symptoms, a research review suggests.

Treating sleep apnea may improve stroke outcomes

(Reuters Health) - Treating a common sleep disorder immediately after a stroke or mini-stroke may improve patients' neurological symptoms and daily functioning, a small study suggests.

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