Hospital groups launch own company to make generic drugs

Drug shortages have been common in the US for more than a decade, particularly for generic drugs , the AP reported. Sanatorium buying brokers defend taking a seek novel sources for the medicines that sufferers need, whereas clinicians trudge to pr... More..

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Pilot areas announced for NHS app to book appointments
by | Sunday, September 09, 2018

Pilot areas announced for NHS app to book appointments

Hancock also announced that the NHS App will be piloted across five sites before it is officially launched at the end of the year. Later this year, he will unveil a 10 year plan for the NHS, setting out how...More..

Airport security trays 'carry more viruses than public toilets' study finds
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

Airport security trays 'carry more viruses than public toilets' study finds

They found that luggage boxes at the security check area tested positive for four viruses, including influenza virus and rhinovirus, which causes the common cold . However, no respiratory viruses were found on...More..

by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

A Common Painkiller Has Serious Heart Risks, Study Finds

Researchers also discovered that while there is a relative risk increase, the absolute risk remained low for each individual. Diclofenac , a commonly used painkiller , was associated with an increased risk ...More..

First reported death from West Nile Virus confirmed in county
by | Saturday, September 08, 2018

First reported death from West Nile Virus confirmed in county

Less than one percent of people who are infected will develop neurologic illness such as encephalitis or meningitis. Symptoms of severe infection include a headache, high fever, stiff neck, and/or tremors and...More..

by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Co. Has $26.19 Million Holdings in Express Scripts Holding Co (NASDAQ:ESRX)

Lorenger; 20/04/2018 - HNI SAYS JEFFREY D. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Express Scripts Holding Company now has a Weekly performance of 1.98%, monthly performance percentage is 16.92 percent,...More..

Cholera scare on Algeria-France flight
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Cholera scare on Algeria-France flight

The emergency services for the Pyrenees-Orientales region told AFP that the child, whose age was not given, was "suspected of having cholera and was taken to hospital for tests" with her mother and other relati...More..

Theranos is finally shutting down after investors lost almost $1 billion
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Theranos is finally shutting down after investors lost almost $1 billion

Yesterday, Theranos, the medical testing miracle company and one-time Silicon Valley darling, was officially dissolved, its assets now slated to be distributed among former creditors. In 2015, Forbes declared...More..

Around 1.4 billion people worldwide are physically inactive, reveals World Health Organization study
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Around 1.4 billion people worldwide are physically inactive, reveals World Health Organization study

Researchers found little progress in improving physical activity levels between 2001 and 2016 despite a World Health Organization goal of a 10 percent reduction by 2025. More than half of all adults there we...More..

Hormone therapy a tricky choice to treat prostate cancer
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Hormone therapy a tricky choice to treat prostate cancer

Hormone Sensitive Prostate Cancer Market: Segmentation -The global hormone sensitive prostate cancer market has been segmented on the basis of treatment, end use and geography. However, the researchers also ...More..

Nicola Sturgeon to launch 'biggest ever' investment programme
by | Friday, September 07, 2018

Nicola Sturgeon to launch 'biggest ever' investment programme

No other reproduction or distribution is permitted without prior written consent. And major announcements are expected on health, the economy and social security. "We've also reached the stage where all of th...More..

Kids 6 months and older need a flu shot now, doctors warn
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Kids 6 months and older need a flu shot now, doctors warn

Shu explained that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendation differs from that of the academy; the CDC says that either the flu shot or FluMist is fine. If a child has received two or ...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Common painkillers linked to heart attack and strokes

Researchers have found that diclofenac is associated with an increased risk of major cardiovascular events such as heart attack and stroke . The researchers' paper is titled, "Diclofenac use and cardiovascul...More..

No immediate ruling in latest 'Obamacare' lawsuit
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

No immediate ruling in latest 'Obamacare' lawsuit

The blue-state attorneys said Congress left the rest of the 2010 health law alone when it chose to gut the mandate penalty as part of its recent tax-cut legislation, so Obamacare's protections for sicker Americ...More..

Online test reveals how likely it is you'll have a heart attack
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Online test reveals how likely it is you'll have a heart attack

The Heart Age Test asks over-30s to answer a series of questions about their lifestyle and physical health. Professor Jamie Waterall, national lead for cardiovascular disease at PHE, said: 'Millions are at r...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

1.4 billion risk disease from lack of exercise

Inactivity raises the risk of a raft of health problems, such as heart disease, type-2 diabetes and some cancers. Researchers from the World Health Organization (WHO) looked at self-reported data on activity ...More..

Tokyo admits to first radiation death from Fukushima nuclear disaster
by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Tokyo admits to first radiation death from Fukushima nuclear disaster

A Japanese nuclear energy station is relying on emergency back up power after a powerful quake knocked out electricity on the northern island of Hokkaido on Thursday, a stark reminder of the Fukushima disaster ...More..

by | Thursday, September 06, 2018

Airport security trays are even nastier than toilets

The bathrooms? Those crowded waiting areas? Surprisingly, none of the above. Researchers with the University of Nottingham and Finland's National Institute for Health and Welfare found plastic trays used at...More..

YouTube star and activist Claire Wineland dies one week after lung transplant
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

YouTube star and activist Claire Wineland dies one week after lung transplant

The statement continued, "We know Claire was loved all over the world". But when her illness drained her energy so severely that she could no longer do the work she loved, she changed her mind and began the p...More..

'Rat Fever' Cases Rise After Kerala Floods,12 Dead Since August 1
by | Wednesday, September 05, 2018

'Rat Fever' Cases Rise After Kerala Floods,12 Dead Since August 1

Devastating flooding has killed around 400 people in Kerala since June. In the past two days, eight people have died due to the disease that transmits from animals to humans . "We had anticipated this so ...More..