Caffeine in pregnancy tied to childhood weight gain

(Reuters Health) – Pregnant women who drink lots of coffee and other caffeinated beverages may be more likely to have kids who are overweight than mothers who limit caffeine during pregnancy, a Norwegian study suggests. Source: Reuters Medical News

Malaria on rise in crisis-hit Venezuela, WHO says

GENEVA (Reuters) – Malaria is spreading rapidly in crisis-hit Venezuela, with more than an estimated 406,000 cases in 2017, up roughly 69 percent from a year before, the largest increase worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. Source: Reuters Medical News

FDA panel against higher dose of Lilly-Incyte arthritis drug

(Reuters) – An arthritis drug developed by Eli Lilly & Co and Incyte Corp should not be approved at a 4-milligram dose, advisers to the U.S. FDA voted on Monday, in a setback to the drugmakers that were counting on the treatment as a future blockbuster. Source: Reuters Medical News