Theranos is expected to shut down for good

The end is nigh for Theranos , the allegedly fraudulent blood testing firm, according to a new report. Holmes, who was once considered a wunderkind of Silicon Valley, and Balwani were charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and nine counts ... More..

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Nurse discovers colleague was premature baby she once treated
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Nurse discovers colleague was premature baby she once treated

It turned out Brandon's mum, who had kept hold of a photo of Vilma holding her son, had asked him to keep an eye out for the nurse when he began his residency, but he simply assumed she would have retired by no...More..

CDC Warns ‘Don’t Eat Kellogg’s Honey Smacks’
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

CDC Warns ‘Don’t Eat Kellogg’s Honey Smacks’

FDA Food tweeted out urging consumers : 'Seriously, get rid of Kellogg's HoneySmacks in the cabinets! While stores can not legally sell Honey Smacks as the outbreak continues, the CDC is concerned infections ...More..

Zoo elephant dies suddenly of herpes
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

Zoo elephant dies suddenly of herpes

Tukta began receiving emergency treatment yesterday after she appeared " lethargic and off her food ". Tukta was the first female Asian elephant to be born at Taronga Zoo and she became an older sister...More..

3,000 transplants blocked by organ donors' families
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

3,000 transplants blocked by organ donors' families

Last year, 36 people in Cumbria had their lives saved by a transplant. "Anyone can sign up as a donor on the NHS Organ Donor Register - having an illness or long-term condition doesn't prevent you from re...More..

‘Substantial risks’ remain in Congo’s Ebola outbreak
by | Tuesday, September 04, 2018

‘Substantial risks’ remain in Congo’s Ebola outbreak

The median age of confirmed and probable cases is 35 years (interquartile range 19-45.5 years), and 56% were female. "The main objective is to ensure that these provinces implement essential operational readine...More..

Listeriosis Outbreak Officially Over - Motsoaledi
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Listeriosis Outbreak Officially Over - Motsoaledi

Providing the update, the minister also touched on fake and expired products in the second part of his briefing. The Polokwane Enterprise factory and a Rainbow Chicken factory were found to be sources of the ou...More..

by | Monday, September 03, 2018

Rat fever alert issued in Kerala, 10 deaths since August 1

Outbreak of water-borne diseases in Kerala has claimed seven lives since August 29, prompting the state government to issue an alert to the people to maintain extra vigil. Maximum number of cases have been repo...More..

NH officials: 2 more Legionnaires' cases reported
by | Monday, September 03, 2018

NH officials: 2 more Legionnaires' cases reported

People who do contract it can be treated with antibiotics. Legionnaire's disease is a bacterial pneumonia spread by inhaling droplets of water contaminated with the bacteria. Symptoms usually appear two to 10...More..

Elderly people needing round-the-clock care to rise by a third
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Elderly people needing round-the-clock care to rise by a third

Those who have dementia and at least two other major health conditions, such as obesity or diabetes, will double over the next two decades, it estimated, suggesting an extra 500,000 people will need complex for...More..

Vice President Pence heads to Vermont for the weekend
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Vice President Pence heads to Vermont for the weekend

Biden, whose son Beau died in 2015 from the same kind of brain cancer that McCain had, said he and McCain both knew "from our different experiences that, and as our life progressed we learned even more , tha...More..

Cannabis extract may offer treatment for psychosis
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Cannabis extract may offer treatment for psychosis

The study looked at the MRI results of 33 people at high risk of psychosis as well as 19 other individuals. The impact of the substance has raised hopes that medical preparations of pure cannabidiol, ...More..

by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

HCA Healthcare to buy North Carolina's Mission Health for $1.5 billion

City Of London Investment Management Co Ltd holds 2.26% of its portfolio in The Central and Eastern Europe for 1.27 million shares. HCA Healthcare, Inc. Therefore 80% are positive. From the start of year 2018...More..

by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Late breakfast and early dinner helps to fight flab

He is a reader in chronobiology and integrative physiology with the University of Surrey in England. If the findings from this pilot study can be reproduced in larger studies, time-restricted feeding prog...More..

by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

'Cluster' of Legionnaires' disease cases reported in B.C.: health authorities

At this point, officials aren't suggesting at-risk people to avoid Guildford. It says public health officials are now trying to track down the source of the bacteria. Two more cases of Legionnaires' disease h...More..

Here’s why Mediterranean diet is good for elderly people
by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Here’s why Mediterranean diet is good for elderly people

But the team does note that the study can not prove the Mediterranean diet is directly responsible for the effect, only that there is a link. Now data from Moli-sani Study clearly show that a traditional Medi...More..

by | Sunday, September 02, 2018

Medical device maker Stryker to buy K2M Group for about $1.4 bln

Investigating the productivity proportions of K2M Group Holdings, Inc . stock, the speculator will discover its ROE, ROA, ROI remaining at -10.1%, -16.3%, and 350%, individually. This volatility measure us...More..

Global Warming Will Make Insects Hungrier, Eating Up Key Crops
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Global Warming Will Make Insects Hungrier, Eating Up Key Crops

Current models assessing the agricultural effects of climate change rarely take insects into consideration. "On average, the impacts from insects add up to about a 2.5 percent reduction in crop yield for ...More..

Get paid to eat avocados
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Get paid to eat avocados

If you are willing to eat one avocado every day for six months - or limit yourself to only two per month - you might be eligible for some free avocados and a $300 check. Participants will be broken into two g...More..

Second Boston resident diagnosed with West Nile virus
by | Saturday, September 01, 2018

Second Boston resident diagnosed with West Nile virus

Last year IDPH reported the first human West Nile virus death in IL on September 29, 2017. A woman in her 50s was diagnosed with the disease Monday, and the first three human cases in the state this year were...More..