Health News Health News from en 60 Texas oil production increased in June Daniel J. GraeberAUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- A Texas energy regulator said total crude oil production for June, the last full month for complete data, was up around 12 percent year-on-year. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:46:08 -0500 Latest News - Chouliarakis chosen as Greek finance minister Ed AdamczykATHENS, Greece, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Greece named economist George Chouliarakis its new finance minister Friday in a caretaker government until elections are held. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:39:32 -0500 Latest News - Consumers willing to pay 30% more for Fair Trade products, study finds Products labeled with a Fair Trade logo cause prospective buyers to dig deeper into their pockets. In an experiment conducted at the University of Bonn, participants were willing to pay on average 30 percent more for ethically produced goods, compared to their conventionally produced counterparts. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:34:59 -0500,%20study%20finds The Medical News Study: Cervical pessary does not reduce preterm births, neonatal complications in twin pregnancies Having twins accounts for only 1.5% of all births but 25% of preterm births, the leading cause of infant mortality worldwide. Successful strategies for reducing singleton preterm births include prophylactic use of progesterone and cervical cerclage in patients with a prior history of preterm birth. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:34:35 -0500,%20neonatal%20complications%20in%20twin%20pregnancies The Medical News Russian President Putin to visit China on Sept. 2 Jared M. FeldschreiberMOSCOW, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin will visit China on Sept. 2 at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:30:15 -0500 Latest News - Gender harassment equally damaging to working women’s individual health Frequent sexist wisecracks, comments and office cultures where women are ignored are just as damaging to women as single instances of sexual coercion and unwanted sexual attention, according to a new study out today in The Psychology of Women Quarterly (a SAGE Journal). Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:30:06 -0500 The Medical News Behind bright facade, Mississippi coast still battles Katrina demons The columned facade of Pass Christian's city hall looks out over the Mississippi coastline to a refurbished harbor, a new yacht club and a bar where locals streamed in for sundown cocktails.     A few miles west, in the city of Bay St. Louis, tourists strolled through the colorful galleries, antique ... Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:27:02 -0500,%20Mississippi%20coast%20still%20battles%20Katrina%20demons Health News Headlines - Yahoo News New study may lead to effective treatment to prevent common chemotherapy side effects in cancer patients Annually, hundreds of thousands of patients battling cancer undergo chemotherapy, which often results in poorly tolerated side effects such as nausea, vomiting, and loss of the desire to eat. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:23:09 -0500 The Medical News New European project creates different tools to manage healthcare through technology The future is here: everyday healthcare is now intertwined with technology at every level. From improved record-keeping to smartphone apps that patients can use to track health progress, the technological infrastructure that has grown up around healthcare provides benefits that the previous generation couldn't dream of. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:20:31 -0500 The Medical News UN plans new Libya talks next week in Geneva: official SKHIRAT, Morocco (Reuters) - The United Nations plans a new round of talks between Libya's warring factions next week in Geneva in an effort to form a unity government and end the country's crisis, a UN spokesman said on Friday. Delegates from Tripoli's self-declared government had dropped out of talks ... Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:20:05 -0500 Health News Headlines - Yahoo News Robotically-steered flexible needles may improve diagnostic and therapeutic procedures Robotically steering flexible needles can reach their intended target in tissue with sub-millimetre level accuracy. This has been demonstrated by the doctoral research of Momen Abayazid, who is affiliated with the research institute MIRA of the University of Twente. An major advantage of steering flexible needles is that one can ... Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:14:09 -0500 The Medical News Aphantasia: A condition that describes people born with diminished visual imagery ability If counting sheep is an abstract concept, or you are unable to visualise the faces of loved ones, you could have aphantasia - a newly defined condition to describe people who are born without a "mind's eye". Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:09:14 -0500 The Medical News Is post-Solyndra climate better for U.S. solar? Daniel J. GraeberWASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Republican pressure after the bankruptcy of solar company Solyndra forced the Department of Energy to change its loan policies, an energy committee chairman said. Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:09:04 -0500 Latest News - Researchers provide new insights into biology of aging, age-related diseases The scientific team of a new biotech company Gero in collaboration with one of the leading academics in the field of aging Prof. Robert J. Shmookler Reis (current world record holder in life extension for model animals - 10 fold for nematodes) has recently brought new insights into biology of ... Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:03:09 -0500,%20age-related%20diseases The Medical News How one teen lost 165 pounds Fri, 28 Aug 2015 07:02:51 -0500 - Health