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Investigation Underway After NSW Surgeons Remove Wrong Side Of Patient's Bowel

Investigation Underway After NSW Surgeons Remove Wrong Side Of Patient's Bowel

Hazzard has asked the hospital to provide all possible support for the patient and his family. "But again, another day, another incident at the Northern Beaches Hospital". An internal email, obtaine...

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Former fertility patients, children testify — BARWIN DISCIPLINARY HEARING

Former fertility patients, children testify — BARWIN DISCIPLINARY HEARING

In a notice of hearing on its website, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario alleges Norman Barwin is incompetent and committed an act of professional misconduct "that would be regarded by...

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Anticholinergic drugs linked to 50 percent increase in dementia risk

Anticholinergic drugs linked to 50 percent increase in dementia risk

The researchers found no significant increases in dementia risk associated with antihistamines, skeletal muscle relaxants, gastrointestinal antispasmodics, antiarrhythmics, or antimuscarinic broncho...

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Are longer working hours bad for your health?

The study analysed data from more than 143,500 adults in France, noting their age, sex, smoking habits and working hours. Some prior studies suggest that long work hours affect people differently de...

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Coffee and 'brown fat' could be the secrets to fighting obesity

Coffee may have anti-obesity effects due to its ability to stimulate the body's brown fat, according to a new study. The brown fat cells primarily burn energy, while the white fat cells are there to...

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Young people growing freaky skull spikes after hours of smartphone use

Young people growing freaky skull spikes after hours of smartphone use

In theory, constantly tilting your heavy head forward to look at screens, instead of holding it upright as it's meant to sit, may strain the neck and back of the head enough to result in bone growth...

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New drug to boost women’s sex drive approved in US

New drug to boost women’s sex drive approved in US

The company said phase 3 studies "confirm the effectiveness" of the drug as a treatment for pre-menopausal women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder . "Most women who come into my office have no i...

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West Nile Virus Detected For The First Time This Season In Idaho

West Nile Virus Detected For The First Time This Season In Idaho

Mosquitoes collected in Saginaw and Oakland counties, in addition to a Canada goose from Kalamazoo County, have all tested positive not too long ago for West Nile virus, based on the Michigan Depart...

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Teen, Mom Must Drive 5 Hours After Vape Pen Shatters Jaw

Teen, Mom Must Drive 5 Hours After Vape Pen Shatters Jaw

There, doctors rushed him into surgery, working to reconstruct and fix shattered bone. Nine per cent of the remaining patients were burned from e-cigarettes exploding or catching fire. Russell told ...

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Visitors to Greece told to take precautions against West Nile virus

You should consider preventative measures to minimise exposure to mosquitoes, for example using mosquito repellent when outdoors and closing doors or windows or using screens". Nearly 2.4 million Brit...

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Kenya Investigates Patient with Ebola Symptoms

Kenya Investigates Patient with Ebola Symptoms

She is now in an isolation ward at Kericho County Referral Hospital. Health Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki said on Monday that tests had been conducted on the suspected victim and the results diff...

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Ebola outbreak alarming, but not yet a 'global health threat,' WHO says

Ebola outbreak alarming, but not yet a 'global health threat,' WHO says

While Ugandan authorities praise the health workers as "heroes" and say they are prepared to contain the virus, some workers disagree, wondering where the millions of dollars spent on preparing for Eb...

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Woman isolated in Kericho over suspected Ebola case

Woman isolated in Kericho over suspected Ebola case

The WHO panel, officially known as the International Health Regulations and Emergency Committee, was meeting by teleconference with experts connecting from Geneva and around the globe. The World Healt...

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Trump speaks in Rose Garden on health care

Trump speaks in Rose Garden on health care

Mr. Trump is discussing expanding coverage through health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs), which are employer-funded group health plans which reimburse employees tax-free for qualified medical ex...

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NY removes religious exemptions for vaccinations

NY removes religious exemptions for vaccinations

Dozens of NY legislators voted against the Bill , arguing that banning religious exemptions risks violating the First Amendment, which protects religious freedom. "While I understand and respect free...

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Red Meat Intake May Increase Risk of Early Death

Red Meat Intake May Increase Risk of Early Death

According to the researcher's estimate, replacing red and processed meats with nuts, seeds, veggies, whole grains, and alternative proteins (fish, up to an egg a day, etc) leads to a 10% average reduc...

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New York set to cut religious exemption to vaccine mandates

New York set to cut religious exemption to vaccine mandates

In April, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio issued an order demanding that all persons, starting at the age of 6 months old, who live, work or attend school within the specified zip codes of Wi...

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Two more hospital patients die in sandwich listeria outbreak

Public Health England (PHE) has yet to say where the latest patients to die had been treated. The chain - which supplied 43 NHS trusts across the United Kingdom - had been supplied with meat produce...

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Uganda bans public gatherings in Kasese district amid Ebola fears

Uganda bans public gatherings in Kasese district amid Ebola fears

A panel of 13 independent medical experts on the WHO's Emergency Committee was asked to evaluate the latest evidence and whether to ratchet up the designation of it as posing worldwide concern. At a p...

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US Expert Panel Supports HIV-Prevention Pill for People at High Risk

US Expert Panel Supports HIV-Prevention Pill for People at High Risk

But obstacles remain. The only U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved drug for PrEP, Truvada, now costs $20,000 a year, said Dr. Rochelle Walensky, an infectious disease specialist at Massachusett...

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Women sleeping with artificial light at night more likely to gain weight

Women sleeping with artificial light at night more likely to gain weight

CHICAGO-Dozing off to late-night TV or sleeping with other lights on may mix up your metabolism and lead to weight gain and even obesity , provocative but preliminary US research suggests. and a co...

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Maine Legalizes Abortions by People Who Aren't Doctors

Maine Legalizes Abortions by People Who Aren't Doctors

Janet Mills signed legislation yesterday that allows physician assistants and nurse practitioners to provide abortions for women. It will be enacted 90 days after the Legislature adjourns, which is ...

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Experimental drug delays type 1 diabetes onset in mid-stage trial

Experimental drug delays type 1 diabetes onset in mid-stage trial

Study participants were followed until they developed Type 1 diabetes. A drug that targets the immune system can delay the onset of Type 1 diabetes an average of two years in children and adults ...

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Women could gain weight by sleeping with TV on, study claims

Women could gain weight by sleeping with TV on, study claims

Based on a survey of 43,722 women aged 35-74 with no history of cancer or cardiovascular disease, who weren't shift workers, daytime sleepers or pregnant at the start of the study, the scientists aske...

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Uganda confirms 1st Ebola case outside outbreak in Congo

Uganda confirms 1st Ebola case outside outbreak in Congo

Uganda has been on high alert since the start of the Ebola outbreak in DRC in August 2018. There have been more than 2,000 confirmed and probable cases of the Ebola virus in Congo since August, with...

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