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Couple Applauds FDA Warning Against...

Couple Applauds FDA Warning Against Hysterectomy Procedure

The FDA warns common surgical technique could lead to dangerous spread of cancer cells.
Dying Boy Who Got Unapproved Drug L...

Dying Boy Who Got Unapproved Drug Leaves Hospital

Josh Hardy was dying last month, but has now left the hospital.
Conjoined Twins See Sunlight For th...

Conjoined Twins See Sunlight For the First Time

They were finally able to go outside, seven months after surgery.
Group Grieving May Help Families Th...

Group Grieving May Help Families Through South Korea Ferry Disaster

Heart-wrenching photos of families mourning loved ones lost in a South Korean ferry disaster capture what some experts say is a helpful process: group grieving.
Paralyzed Veteran Walks Again With ...

Paralyzed Veteran Walks Again With Exo-Skeleton

An explosion paralyzed Kevin Ogilvie while serving in Afghanistan in 2012.
School Flier Counsels Kids Not to R...

School Flier Counsels Kids Not to Rat Out Bullies

The school has apologized for passing out the ill-advised flier.

BBC

Foreign doctors 'need tougher test'

Foreign doctors 'need tougher test'

Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.
Sensors to prevent pain for amputee...

Sensors to prevent pain for amputees

Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.
Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes'

Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes'

UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers.
'Millions wasted' on flu drug

'Millions wasted' on flu drug

Hundreds of millions of pounds have been wasted on Tamiflu, a drug for flu that may work no better than paracetamol, a landmark analysis says.
'Terror' of patient's op wake-up

'Terror' of patient's op wake-up

A patient who awoke from an anaesthetic minutes before major surgery speaks of the "terrifying" experience.
Doctors implant lab-grown vagina

Doctors implant lab-grown vagina

Four women have had new vaginas grown in the laboratory and implanted by doctors in the US.

Reuters

East Ukraine separatists stay put d...

East Ukraine separatists stay put despite diplomatic deal

KIEV/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Armed pro-Russian separatists were still holding public buildings in eastern Ukraine on Friday, saying they needed more assurances about their security before they comply with an international deal ordering them to disarm.
At least 12 Nepali guides killed in...

At least 12 Nepali guides killed in Everest avalanche

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - An avalanche swept down a slope of Mount Everest on Friday killing 12 Nepali mountaineering guides at the beginning of the main climbing season, a Tourism Ministry official said.
Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master...

Nobel winner Garcia Marquez, master of magical realism, dies at 87

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Colombian author whose beguiling stories of love and longing brought Latin America to life for millions of readers and put magical realism on the literary map, died on Thursday. He was 87.
South Korea ferry captain rushed ba...

South Korea ferry captain rushed back to bridge as ship listed-crewman

MOKPO/JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - The captain of a South Korean ferry that capsized two days ago rushed back to the bridge after it started listing severely and tried in vain to right the vessel, one of the helmsmen on the ship said on Friday.
Tech workers seek to use Steve Jobs...

Tech workers seek to use Steve Jobs evidence in upcoming trial on no-hire accords

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four large technology companies should not be allowed to limit evidence about Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley, according to a court document filed late on Thursday by employees suing the firms.
Drone risks damage at record depth ...

Drone risks damage at record depth in search for Malaysian plane

PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - An underwater drone scouring the Indian Ocean floor for a missing Malaysian jetliner has dived to its deepest ever level, putting its equipment at unprecedented risk, as hopes dwindled that it might soon turn up some sign of wreckage.

MedicineNet

Misdiagnoses Common Among U.S. Outp...

Misdiagnoses Common Among U.S. Outpatients: Review

Title: Misdiagnoses Common Among U.S. Outpatients: ReviewCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/16/2014 7:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
Health Tip: Avoid Diaper Rash

Health Tip: Avoid Diaper Rash

Title: Health Tip: Avoid Diaper RashCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/17/2014 7:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Driving

Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Driving

Title: Health Tip: Avoid Emotional DrivingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/17/2014 7:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
Scientists Find New Way to Observe ...

Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown Fat

Title: Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown FatCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/17/2014 9:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
Small Childbirth Change Might Help ...

Small Childbirth Change Might Help Prevent Iron Deficiency in Babies: Study

Title: Small Childbirth Change Might Help Prevent Iron Deficiency in Babies: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/17/2014 9:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
Bacteria May Survive Longer in Cont...

Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought

Title: Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than ThoughtCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/17/2014 9:35:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

CNN

She found love, left sugar, lost we...

She found love, left sugar, lost weight

Cady Stanton used to find solace in the sweet taste of ice cream. Now she finds solace in her new self image.
Pitcher drops 162 pounds

Pitcher drops 162 pounds

Denny McLain is a recognizable name to almost any baseball fan. But even his best friends wouldn't recognize him today.
She bet she'd lose -- and won!

She bet she'd lose -- and won!

Sara Lugger was skeptical as she placed her first $5 bet. But she realized that all she had to lose was 140 pounds.
5 myths about the ER, debunked

5 myths about the ER, debunked

Several myths prevail about what you can expect in the emergency room. Here are five that need to be declared DOA.
Denying drugs for the dying

Denying drugs for the dying

The FDA program that allows patients to use experimental drugs is called "compassionate use." Some, including a biotechnology industry group, wonder if there might be a way to make it a little more compassionate.
She gave her life for her baby

She gave her life for her baby

When Elizabeth Joice found out that she was pregnant, she and her husband, Max, were ecstatic.

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Gene-Swapping Soil Bacteria Harbor ...

Gene-Swapping Soil Bacteria Harbor Antibiotic Resistance

As drug-resistant infections become an increasingly serious threat worldwide, new research show the problem may be spreading right under our feet.   A new study in the journal Science shows that disease-causing germs and harmless bacteria in the soil are exchanging genes that make them resistant to antibiotics ? a finding that may have implications for the widespread use of antibiotics in livestock.   Antibiotic resistance among pathogenic bacteria ? the kind that make people sick ? ...
Study Reveals Alarming Levels of Dr...

Study Reveals Alarming Levels of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Alarming levels of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis have been found around the world. A new study says the findings signal an urgent need for improved testing and the development of better drugs to fight the deadly lung infection.  Researchers from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tested samples from more than 1,200 TB patients from eight countries who were classified as having multi-drug resistant tuberculosis.  The infection was resistant to one or both ...
American Pediatrics Group Cites Ben...

American Pediatrics Group Cites Benefits Of Male Circumcision

Circumcision for baby boys was a common practice in the United States but, in the past several years, many parents and health insurance companies have decided against it claiming it was not be medically necessary. Now, a group of American pediatricians says the health benefits of male circumcision outweigh its risks. In many African countries, adult men are getting circumcised to stop the spread of HIV. That's because research shows that male circumcision can protect both men and their ...
CDC Says Worst Nile Outbreak in US

CDC Says Worst Nile Outbreak in US

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there has been a 40 percent increase in the number of West Nile virus cases in the United States since last week. The virus was first reported in the U.S. in 1999. According to the CDC, this is the worst West Nile virus outbreak ever in the United States, with 1,590 cases reported so far in 2012.  Sixty-six deaths have been reported so far. Except for Alaska and Hawaii, every state has found evidence of the virus in mosquitoes, ...
Searching for Animal Disease Transm...

Searching for Animal Disease Transmission

Researchers are not waiting for the next new disease to emerge. They?re studying our near and distant primate relatives to try to prevent future epidemics. HIV/AIDS is a well-known zoonotic disease, an illness transmitted from animals to humans. The disease ? linked to African primates - has killed tens of millions and more than 30 million people are now living with the disease. Dr. Natalie Cooper said there may be many more diseases ready to jump from animals to humans. The Trinity College ...
Kenyan Officials: Alcohol Abuse Is ...

Kenyan Officials: Alcohol Abuse Is National Catastrophe

NAIROBI, Kenya ? The World Health Organization says about 2.5 million people die annually, and many more succumb to illness and injury, as a result of harmful alcohol use. The WHO also says that alcohol increasingly is affecting younger generations and drinkers in developing countries. Kenya is one such country that is experiencing these negative repercussions from alcohol abuse. In a 2011 report, the Kenyan National Campaign Against Drug Abuse Authority, or NACADA, says alcohol and drug ...
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