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'Internet abortions' may be option in some countries that restrict the procedure, study suggests - Washington Post

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 22:35

Washington Post

'Internet abortions' may be option in some countries that restrict the procedure, study suggests
Washington Post
Five years ago, the tragic case of a young woman in Ireland made headlines around the world. Savita Halappanavar had been 17 weeks pregnant when she entered a hospital in pain. Doctors told her miscarriage was "inevitable." But they also said she had ...
Getting an Abortion With Telemedicine Is Safe, Study SaysTIME
Medical abortions obtained through online telemedicine shown to be effective, safeEurekAlert (press release)
Study: Taking abortion pill at home as safe as in a clinicNew York Daily News
Austin American-Statesman -Irish Times -Vocativ -Belfast Telegraph
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Categories: Health

US FDA warns of foot, leg amputations with J&J diabetes drug - Reuters

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 22:23

Endocrinology Advisor

US FDA warns of foot, leg amputations with J&J diabetes drug
Reuters
May 16 Johnson & Johnson is required to add new warnings to its diabetes drug, Invokana, about the risk of foot and leg amputations, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday. Final results from two clinical trials showed leg and foot ...
FDA Issues Safety Alert for CanagliflozinPharmacy Times
FDA Adds Boxed Warning to Canagliflozin for Amputation RiskMedscape
FDA: Boxed Warning for Canagliflozin on Amputation RiskMedPage Today

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Dem senator to undergo treatment for kidney cancer - The Hill

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 20:26

The Hill

Dem senator to undergo treatment for kidney cancer
The Hill
Sen. Mazie Hirono · Mazie HironoDem senator to undergo treatment for kidney cancer Dem lawmaker to Sessions: 'You are a racist and a liar' March for Science rallies draw huge crowds around US MORE (D-Hawaii) announced Tuesday that she was ...
Hirono Diagnosed with Kidney CancerRoll Call
Sen. Mazie Hirono announces plans to undergo treatment for kidney cancerKHON2
Sen. Hirono to Undergo Treatment for Kidney CancerBig Island Now

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An Experiment Helps Heroin Users Test Their Street Drugs For Fentanyl - NPR

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 19:58

NPR

An Experiment Helps Heroin Users Test Their Street Drugs For Fentanyl
NPR
In the day room at St. Ann's Corner of Harm Reduction, which runs a needle exchange program in the Bronx, a group of guys are playing dominoes and listening to salsa music while they wait for lunch. And Van Asher, one of the staffers in charge of ...
'I was in total shock': Ohio police officer accidentally overdoses after traffic stopGrand Forks Herald
Opioid Epidemic Series: A Look at Fentanyl, the Drug So Powerful a Cop Overdosed From Touching ItCBS 8 San Diego
Ohio officer overdoses on drugs after accidental contactWKYC-TV

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GAO: Thousands discharged for military misconduct had mental health diagnosis - The Hill

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 19:43

The Hill

GAO: Thousands discharged for military misconduct had mental health diagnosis
The Hill
The top government watchdog said Tuesday that nearly a quarter of U.S. troops discharged for misconduct were given other-than-honorable discharges despite previously being diagnosed with a mental health condition. The Government Accountability Office ...
Most US Troops Kicked Out for Misconduct Had Mental Illness: StudyNBCNews.com
Large number of soldiers dismissed for misconduct suffer PTSD, TBI: ReportWashington Times
Pentagon issued 'bad paper' discharges to tens of thousands of troops with mental health conditionsStars and Stripes

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Categories: Health

Pet Rat In Vancouver Overdoses On Heroin, Saved By Narcan - NPR

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 18:17

NPR

Pet Rat In Vancouver Overdoses On Heroin, Saved By Narcan
NPR
Volunteers at an overdose prevention site in Vancouver, Canada, say they saved the life of a rat named Snuggles after the little rodent overdosed on heroin. Sarah Blyth, who co-founded the organization behind the prevention site, wrote about the rescue ...
Pet mouse revived after reportedly overdosing on heroinCTV News

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Pet Rat In Vancouver Overdoses On Heroin, Saved By Narcan - NPR

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 18:17

NPR

Pet Rat In Vancouver Overdoses On Heroin, Saved By Narcan
NPR
Volunteers at an overdose prevention site in Vancouver, Canada, say they saved the life of a rat named Snuggles after the little rodent overdosed on heroin. Sarah Blyth, who co-founded the organization behind the prevention site, wrote about the rescue ...

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The power strokes sperm use to drill an egg get dashed by herbal remedies - Ars Technica

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 16:32

Ars Technica

The power strokes sperm use to drill an egg get dashed by herbal remedies
Ars Technica
For the final stretch of their fertilization journey, sperm rev up their whip-like tails to ludicrous egg-boring speed. But amid chemicals from old herbal remedies, sperm may be left feebly treading water a few strokes from the finish line. Two steroid ...
Plant chemicals hope for 'alternative contraceptives'BBC News
Folk contraceptives lead researchers to drugs that block fertilizationUC Berkeley
Hope for plant-based contraceptive, study claimsNHS Choices

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The 'sushi parasite' found in some raw, undercooked fish can cause severe gastrointestinal issues - Chron.com

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 16:22

Chron.com

The 'sushi parasite' found in some raw, undercooked fish can cause severe gastrointestinal issues
Chron.com
A parasite could be hiding in your sushi, according to a new study by BMJ Case Reports. A worm that lives in raw and undercooked fish is causing people to develop anisakiasis, a stomach infection that can cause nausea, gastrointestinal pain, vomiting ...
Dangerous parasite showing up in sushi and raw fishkgw.com

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Doctor who did liposuction in pole barn has license suspended - MLive.com

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 16:17

MLive.com

Doctor who did liposuction in pole barn has license suspended
MLive.com
The state has suspended the license of a doctor who allegedly performed liposuction procedures in pole barn. Print Email · John Agar | jagar@mlive.com By John Agar | jagar@mlive.com The Grand Rapids Press Follow on Twitter on May 16, 2017 at 12:17 ...
Michigan suspends doctor's license in unsanitary liposuctionWashington Post
Doctor accused of performing liposuction in pole barn suspended for health code violationsWWMT-TV
Michigan doctor's license suspended after allegedly...WDIV Detroit
KITV Honolulu -WOODTV.com -Fox17
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Price's Remarks On Opioid Treatment Were Unscientific And Damaging, Experts Say - NPR

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 15:57

NPR

Price's Remarks On Opioid Treatment Were Unscientific And Damaging, Experts Say
NPR
Addiction experts are up in arms following remarks from Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, in which he referred to medication-assisted treatment for addiction as "substituting one opioid for another." Nearly 700 researchers and ...

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3-D printed ovary allows infertile mouse to mate and give birth - CNN

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 15:47

CNN

3-D printed ovary allows infertile mouse to mate and give birth
CNN
(CNN) A new era of regenerative medicine could be on the horizon. A 3-D printed ovary allowed an infertile mouse to naturally mate and go on to give birth to two pups of their own, according to new research published Tuesday in Nature Communications.
These Mice Gave Birth Using 3D-Printed OvariesGizmodo
This 3-D Printed Ovary Might Help Restore FertilityPatch.com
3D-printed ovaries let mice deliver healthy babiesCNET
EurekAlert (press release) -Crain's Chicago Business -Mirror.co.uk -Popular Science
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Spread of combat, cholera wreaks misery, collapse in Yemen - Reuters

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 11:22

Reuters

Spread of combat, cholera wreaks misery, collapse in Yemen
Reuters
A woman and her children, displaced by the war in northwestern Yemen, are pictured next to their makeshift hut on the pavement of a street in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah, Yemen May 15, 2017. REUTERS/Abduljabbar Zeyad. 1/8. left. right.
Hospitals On The Brink As Cholera Kills 184 In Yemen's Capital In Mere DaysHuffPost
Cairo airport takes steps to stop cholera spread from YemenWashington Post

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Categories: Health

DeepMind Patient Data Access Questioned by U.K. Privacy Adviser - Bloomberg

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 05:48

Bloomberg

DeepMind Patient Data Access Questioned by U.K. Privacy Adviser
Bloomberg
DeepMind, an artificial intelligence company owned by Alphabet Inc., accessed 1.6 million hospital patient records using an inappropriate legal justification, according to a top U.K. government adviser. The National Data Guardian, Dame Fiona Caldicott ...
Google DeepMind's 1.6m UK medical record slurp 'legally inappropriate'The Register
Google got 1.6m patients' data 'inappropriately'Sky News

all 12 news articles »Google News
Categories: Health

1.2 million adolescents' deaths mostly preventable, report says - CNN

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 04:15

CNN

1.2 million adolescents' deaths mostly preventable, report says
CNN
(CNN) More than 1.2 million adolescents die every year around the world -- an average of 3,000 deaths per day -- from causes that are largely preventable, according to a new report from the World Health Organization. The leading cause of death among 10 ...
Road accidents biggest global killer of teenagersBBC News
More than 1.2 million adolescents die every year, nearly all preventableEurekAlert (press release)
Pregnancy problems are leading global killer of ​​females aged 15 to 19The Guardian
DunyaNews Pakistan
all 6 news articles »
Categories: Health

Patients: Roundup gave us cancer as EPA official helped the company - wtkr.com

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 22:04

wtkr.com

Patients: Roundup gave us cancer as EPA official helped the company
wtkr.com
Christine Sheppard fantasizes about her life before cancer. Before she had to take painkillers “all the time.” Before she had to seriously worry about when she might die. “I found out something was wrong because my right leg swelled up enormously,” she ...
Does Roundup kill more than just weeds? Lawsuits claim it also causes cancerWPXI Pittsburgh

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Categories: Health

Mean Drunk? Alcohol Personality Study Says Maybe Not - Newsweek

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 21:50

Newsweek

Mean Drunk? Alcohol Personality Study Says Maybe Not
Newsweek
You may think you're a mean drunk. Or a funny drunk. Or even a mellow drunk. But do other people see you that way? A new study by psychologists at the University of Missouri found that many of the mood changes we experience as a result of alcohol are ...
Mean drunk? You may not be able to blame it on the alcoholUSA TODAY
Sorry, but there's no such thing as a 'happy drunk'New York Post
Your Drunk Personality May Be All In Your Head, Study SuggestMedical Daily
ABC10 -UPI.com -SAGE Journals
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Categories: Health

Popular baby wipe company recalls certain products due to mold concern - WCVB Boston

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 21:18

WCVB Boston

Popular baby wipe company recalls certain products due to mold concern
WCVB Boston
The Honest Company posted on its website that it is recalling certain products due to a possible presence of mold. A statement posted indicated that the company does not believe “the affected product” could cause health issues but they are still ...

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Excessive Caffeine Led to Death of Midlands Teen, Coroner Says - WFAA

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 20:08

WFAA

Excessive Caffeine Led to Death of Midlands Teen, Coroner Says
WFAA
Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Richland County Coroner Gary Watts say an excessive amount of caffeine ultimately led to the death of a Midlands high school student. Watts updated the public Monday afternoon on the death of Davis Allen Cripe, 16. Cripe collapsed ...
Healthy SC teen dies of heart problems after too much caffeineWNDU-TV
Caffeine to blame for teenager's death, coroner saysWCPO
Caffeine Overdose Killed South Carolina Teen, Coroner RulesNBCNews.com
The State -WCVB Boston -FOX31 Denver -NBC 10 Philadelphia
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8 suspected fatal drug overdoses in Erie County since Saturday - Buffalo News

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 20:05

Buffalo News

8 suspected fatal drug overdoses in Erie County since Saturday
Buffalo News
Since Saturday afternoon, the Erie County Department of Health's Medical Examiner's Office Monday reported eight suspected fatal drug overdoses, as well as another three suspected fatal overdoses in surrounding counties, though Erie County Health ...
Eight people fatally overdose on opioids since Saturday in Erie CountyWKBW-TV

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