Medicina

Lurie again ranked among nation's top 10 children's hospitals

Lurie again ranked among nation's top 10 children's hospitals

Akron Children's Hospital specialty rankings: neonatology (44), neurology and neurosurgery (44), orthopedics (44) and urology (41). "Dr. [Brian] Clark was unbelievable, with a very comforting demeanor". News "Best Hospitals 2018" guidebook. The rankings methodology factors in patient outcomes, such as mortality and infection rates, as well as available clinical resources and compliance with best practices. Consulte Mais Informação

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Amazon just put the entire pharmaceutical industry on notice

Amazon just put the entire pharmaceutical industry on notice

The deal is expected to close later this year. It had raised $123 million in financing, most recently $5 million in debt from TriplePoint Venture Growth in August 2017, according to data from industry research firm PitchBook. The companies patched things up a few weeks later. It has also laid plans for a major new office with 900 workers in Fort Point. Last year Amazon closed a deal to acquire the Whole Foods grocery chain and has begun offering discounts to consumers who are members of ... Consulte Mais Informação

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First mosquitoes carrying West Nile arrive in Winnipeg

First mosquitoes carrying West Nile arrive in Winnipeg

Mosquitoes that were collected in the Riverview, North Street and Dumville Lane areas of Suffolk tested positive for WNV, while mosquitoes collected in Cove Point and the Lamb Avenue tested positive for EEE. Up to 20 percent of people will have mild symptoms that include flu-like symptoms, swollen glands, or a skin rash on the stomach, back, and neck. Most people have very mild disease. Consulte Mais Informação

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Flight attendants exposed to greater risk of cancers

Unions for flight attendants at Southwest and American airlines identified crew fatigue as a top health issue that needs to be addressed, something the pending FAA reauthorization bill could do with required minimum rest times. The research does not answer why flight attendants report higher cancer numbers, but the authors have some ideas, based on earlier research. Over 80% of the flight attendants who took part in the study were women. Consulte Mais Informação

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FDA Approves Marketing Of Plant-Derived Marijuana Medicine

FDA Approves Marketing Of Plant-Derived Marijuana Medicine

The drug, Epidiolex, is made up of cannabidiol (CBD), one of the hundreds of molecules found in the marijuana plant, and contains less than 0.1 percent of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the psychoactive component that makes people high. Shlomo Shinnar, president of the American Epilepsy Society and a neurologist at Montefiore Medical Center in NY, has said the drug will be "a very valuable addition" to the limited options for treating severe childhood-onset epilepsy. Consulte Mais Informação

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Pharmacist denies woman miscarriage drug on moral grounds

Pharmacist denies woman miscarriage drug on moral grounds

When Nicole Arteaga discovered she had lost her baby in a miscarriage, she wanted to put the experience behind her as quickly as possible. Rather than have a surgical procedure to remove the fetal tissue from her uterus, Ms. The name on the business card that Ms. Arteaga photographed, Brian Hreniuc, is included in a directory of licensed pharmacists in Arizona. "Given what the pharmacist knew, I absolutely think he did the right thing", another reviewer wrote , giving the store a five-star ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Medical milestone: US OKs weed-based drug for seizures

Medical milestone: US OKs weed-based drug for seizures

In clinical trials , children with Dravet syndrome who took Epidiolex experienced 39 percent fewer seizures; those with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome saw a 37 percent decrease. The DEA did not immediately respond to Ars' request for comment. The agency is expected to do so within 90 days. Called Epidiolex , the GW Pharmaceuticals drug is created to treat two rare forms of childhood epilepsy using a marijuana compound called CBD . Consulte Mais Informação

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Woman 'humiliated' by Walgreens over drugs to end pregnancy

Ms Mone wrote that after a previous miscarriage a doctor had been monitoring her weekly but unfortunately she was informed on Tuesday her baby would not survive. In that situation, staff are required to refer the prescription to another pharmacist or manager "to meet the patient's needs in a timely manner". "We are looking into the matter to ensure that our patients' needs are handled properly". Consulte Mais Informação

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Ohio Health Department declares hepatitis A outbreak

Ohio Health Department declares hepatitis A outbreak

The best way to prevent the disease is through good hygiene and vaccination. Outbreaks of hepatitis A are occurring in several states across the US, including neighboring states of Indiana , Kentucky , Michigan and West Virginia . People with hepatitis A can experience mild illness lasting a few weeks to a severe illness lasting several months. Hepatitis A is a vaccine-preventable liver disease that usually spreads when a person ingests fecal matter - even in microscopic amounts - ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Greek Boy Suffers Permanent Retina Damage After Staring Into Laser Pointer

Greek Boy Suffers Permanent Retina Damage After Staring Into Laser Pointer

Macular holes are typically treated with surgery that is accompanied with an nearly 100 percent risk of cataract formation, Dr. Sofia Androudi, a physician involved with the case, wrote in an email. Green-blue lasers are typically considered more unsafe than red-orange lasers because they emit a light that is very close to 550 nanometers, the wavelength to which the human eye is most sensitive. Consulte Mais Informação

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Moving lump on woman's face turns out to be parasitic worm

Moving lump on woman's face turns out to be parasitic worm

Two weeks after she noticed the lump , the woman finally chose to have it checked. It remained there for ten days, before disappearing and then causing her top lip to swell up far beyond its normal size. Specifically, the woman had a parasitic worm , whose movement she tracked in selfies . The publication notes that, according to the Russians, it is some time ago, I was in the countryside and remembers her badly bitten by mosquitoes. Consulte Mais Informação

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