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More people still needed for organ donations despite a rise previous year

More people still needed for organ donations despite a rise previous year

However, Wales's opt-out system for organ donation "has not increased the number of donors, raising questions over whether the change will have the desired effect" says the Sunday Times . Some 411 people in the United Kingdom died while on the waiting list for transplants in 2017. "If she can introduce legislation to pass budgets and set rates, then she can introduce a new measure which we know would immediately begin to save lives". Consulte Mais Informação

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Pentagon restricts use of fitness trackers, other devices

Pentagon restricts use of fitness trackers, other devices

Shanahan said in the memo, dated August 3 and released Monday, that the rapidly evolving market of devices, applications and services using geolocation "presents significant risk " to US troops and Defense Department employees. Strava posted heat maps showing movements of people exercising while wearing fitness tracker devices and publicly sharing the time and location of their workouts via the app. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bioengineered Lungs Are One Step Closer to Being a Reality

Bioengineered Lungs Are One Step Closer to Being a Reality

The finished bioengineered lung - featuring cells from the patient - was then transplanted into the pigs. The pig (and future patients) will benefit from having a transplanted lung that is tailored to their own genetics. However, even the two-month-old transplanted lung, while not showing any fluid collection that would indicate an underdeveloped organ, had not developed enough to independently supply the animal with oxygen. Consulte Mais Informação

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Lawsuit: Trump Violated Constitution by Undermining Obamacare

Lawsuit: Trump Violated Constitution by Undermining Obamacare

The Trump administration has finalized a rule to allow insurers to sell short-term health insurance plans for up to 12 months, a controversial move that has been criticized by the industry. Corlette worries that won't be enough and people will be left surprised that their insurance doesn't cover them when they need care. The Trump administration says it's clearing the way for health insurers to sell short-term plans as a low-priced alternative to pricey Obama-law policies for people ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Kim Kardashian Slams Critics Over Feud With Sister Kourtney on 'KUWTK'

Kim Kardashian Slams Critics Over Feud With Sister Kourtney on 'KUWTK'

Kim and Khloe aside, Kourtney says she's been able to lean on her favorite sister during tough times. "She's sick and exhausted of being forced to stay relevant by working herself off just to remain relevant". Kim agreed with this notion, writing " Exactly! ". And Kim's anger didn't subside when her sister stormed out of the room, as she savagely told her mom and sister Khloé: "She's the least exciting to look at, so she can be out". Consulte Mais Informação

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Greg Hunt backs down over My Health Record privacy provisions

Greg Hunt backs down over My Health Record privacy provisions

The extent to which the My Health Record legislation allowed warrantless access to the records and health data they contained has been in the spotlight over the past week. "Changes to the legislation that remove any questions about who may be able to access the records ensure that the records will be able to be used in line with the RACGP's position statement on My Health Records". Consulte Mais Informação

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DRC confirms new Ebola cluster days after outbreak declared over

Allied Democratic Forces, a Ugandan Islamist group, was blamed alongside Congolese army officers for the killings. The ministry says four of six samples sent to the capital for analysis came back positive for Ebola. One of the world's most feared diseases, Ebola is a virus-caused haemorrhagic fever that in extreme cases causes fatal bleeding from internal organs, the mouth, eyes or ears. Consulte Mais Informação

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Don't believe the hype on 'vaginal rejuvenation,' FDA says

Don't believe the hype on 'vaginal rejuvenation,' FDA says

But it has found "numerous cases" of harm in adverse-event reports and published literature, he said. In some cases, women who've gone into early menopause after breast cancer treatments are opting for these interventions, but "the deceptive marketing of a risky procedure with no proven benefit, including to women who've been treated for cancer , is egregious", Gottlieb said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Bernie Sanders Thanks the Koch Brothers For ‘Accidentally’ Supporting Healthcare For All

Bernie Sanders Thanks the Koch Brothers For ‘Accidentally’ Supporting Healthcare For All

But Graboyes warned that, according to the report , even doubling all now projected federal individual and corporate income tax collections would be "insufficient" to finance the costs of Medicare-for-All. Moreover, the fact that a conservative institute drew conclusions about the plan's savings is a testament to the Medicare-for-All's efficiency, according to Miller-Lewis. Consulte Mais Informação

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Wisconsin Man Almost Dies After Being Licked By His Dog

Wisconsin Man Almost Dies After Being Licked By His Dog

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the bacteria is found in the saliva of healthy dogs and cats. When his blood pressure dropped severely as a result of the septic infection, his limbs began to die. It took a week and they were taking his legs. It's not clear which dog was carrying the bacteria. "This infection in his blood triggered a very severe response on his body", Dr. Consulte Mais Informação

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Nationwide smoking ban goes into effect for residents in public housing

Nationwide smoking ban goes into effect for residents in public housing

The rule prohibits the use of tobacco products in public housing living units, indoor common areas, and in administrative office buildings. Tenants are still allowed to smoke on the premises, but only in certain areas. Public housing authorities prepared for this for almost two years when HUD first announced the new rule. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, secondhand smoke exposure results in more than 40,000 deaths annually. Consulte Mais Informação

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Wisconsin Man Loses Legs, Portion Of Hands After Lick From Dog

Greg Manteufel has been around dogs his entire life, his wife says. "This infection in his blood triggered a very severe response on his body", said Dr. "Rarely, Capnocytophaga species can spread to humans through bites, scratches, or close contact from a dog or cat and cause illness". "We can't wrap our heads around it that all of a sudden, he's 48-years-old and been around dogs all his life, and then this happens". Consulte Mais Informação

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