NHS patients may have taken pills tampered with by criminal gangs linked to Italian mafia
Treatments for prostate cancer and epilepsy are among commonly prescribed medicines that were stolen from Italian hospitals and sold to unwitting UK pharmacies.
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How thousands of British patients may have taken tainted NHS drugs sold by the mafia
Commonly prescribed drugs were stolen in Italy and then sold to British pharmacists and hospitals, exposing patients to potentially lethal consequences. Among them is statin...
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A bus stop in my dementia ward? It's just the ticket, says BONNIE ESTRIDGE
BONNIE ESTRIDGE: A few weeks ago, a bus stop appeared slap bang in the middle of the dementia ward at my local hospital, St George's in London. There it was, complete with the...
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Mom's 'nagging' text about baby's car seat saved his life in car accident
'The reason my family is at home with a pair of crutches instead of down at the hospital is because of my annoying nagging mom voice.'
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Guest commentary: Identifying barriers to life-saving health care
In this guest commentary, Gerald Fletcher, MD, MBA, from Harlem Hospital Center, discusses the data he presented during Digestive Disease Week 2019. His study, titled...
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12-Year-Old Girl Invents A Way To Make IVs Less Scary For Kids In The Hospital
The bear goes around the IV bags to conceal their contents Leave it to a 12-year-old to find the most perfect way to keep kids comfortable when they're in the hospital after...
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5 die in UK listeria outbreak linked to hospital food
The British government has ordered a review of hospital food after five patients died in a listeria outbreak linked to sandwiches and salads
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Five Star Hospitals Provides Less Services Than Other Hospitals
Five-star hospital category is much less helpful at capturing the services offered, according to a new study.
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Listeria outbreak expands with two more deaths
Another two people have died in England as part of a Listeria outbreak linked to eating pre-made sandwiches, bringing the total deaths to five. Whole Genome Sequencing analysis...
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Drug-Resistant Bacteria: Engineers Design Nanoparticles that Deliver High Doses of Antibiotics Directly to Bacteria
Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women's Hospital have developed a nanoparticle designed to evade the immune system and home in on infection sites, then unleash a focused...
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Spending Just 2 Hours a Week in Nature can Boost Your Health and Wellbeing
Relaxing in a park or spending time in nature for just two hours a week can boost your overall health and wellbeing, reveals a new study.
Student nearly paralyzed by motocross accident walks at high school graduation
Alexander Harris's future was bright as he entered his first pro motocross race - but he broke his neck. Doctors weren't sure he'd walk again - until he did at his Claremont...
What Depression Looks Like When It Doesn't Look Like Depression
Depression really can be like those commercials or newsprint ads: A dark cloud hangs over me while the rest of the scene is sunny. Even though I am in the shadows of...
New York Vaccine Bill Ends Religious Exemptions
New York's Governor Andrew Cuomo signs bill that will prevent religious vaccine exemptions in the state In the midst of America's worst measles outbreak in decades , some...
Reversing type 2 diabetes
Conventional doctors would have you believe that diabetes can neither be prevented nor reversed. They ask you if your mother or father had diabetes and then tell you solemnly...
Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Increase by Inflammatory Bowel Disease Type I Diabetes
Autoimmune diseases like inflammatory bowel disease and type 1 diabetes raise the risk of rheumatoid arthritis, according to a new study
Patient dies after a fecal transplant gave them a 'superbug' infection
One US patient has died after undergoing a fecal transplant. The patient was one of two to receive untested stool samples that turned out to be positive for drug-resistant E...
To The Grieving Dads On Father's Day
Trigger warning: child loss Since my daughter's passing, the rest of the world seems to focus on my wellbeing while somewhat forgetting about my husband's. To this day, I don't...
Nerve Stimulation Reduces Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Pilot data support the use of nerve stimulation treatment in rheumatoid arthritis patients who have failed current standard of care
Better Communication, Education Encourages Blood Donation Among Minorities
Better education by healthcare providers can help encourage blood donation among minority donors, finds a new study.