Medicina

Confirmed AFM cases up to 116 in 31 states, CDC says

Confirmed AFM cases up to 116 in 31 states, CDC says

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating 286 possible cases of a polio-like condition called acute flaccid myelitis, including 116 confirmed ones in 31 states, the agency said Monday. One phenomenon researchers have observed is the illness is particularly prevalent between August and October, a period when many viruses commonly circulate, according to the CDC. Consulte Mais Informação

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MI hospital suggests fundraising for heart transplant

Hedda Martin, 60, wrote that a heart transplant board with Spectrum health, the Grand Rapids established hospital system could convene on Tuesday and determine if she is now qualified for a new heart. "The heart transplant team met and decide that mom needed to fund-raise $10,000 to be considered for a new heart", the son wrote. Spectrum Health responded to the social media outrage with a statement on its website, explaining that "we thoughtfully review candidates for heart and lung ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Police 'Picking Up The Pieces' Of The Country's Mental Health System

Police 'Picking Up The Pieces' Of The Country's Mental Health System

Amid news that the police face a national crisis in mental health care , Her Majesty's Inspector of Constabulary said that police are having to step up when mental health professionals finish their working day. It cost the force an estimated £70,000 just to answer the calls. The top five individual report callers to the Metropolitan Police all have mental health problems and called the force a combined total of 8,655 times past year, costing it £70,000 just to handle the calls. Consulte Mais Informação

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Implant Files: Faulty Medical Devices Implanted Across the Globe

Implant Files: Faulty Medical Devices Implanted Across the Globe

Schouten said that the results made her want an investigation into device approval around the world. "It has been found that from coronary stents and pacemakers to breast and knee implants, from pelvic meshes to intrauterine devices - nearly every medical device is advertised, sold, surgically implanted in a regulatory system that, effectively, doesn't exist ". Consulte Mais Informação

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FDA says some romaine OK to eat; check labels first

FDA says some romaine OK to eat; check labels first

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) said it is continuing its own investigation in conjunction with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and Health Canada (HC) into the current outbreak of E. Health officials said today it's OK to eat some romaine lettuce again. Also safe are romaine lettuces grown hydroponically, those grown in greenhouses as well as those grown in Mexico during the winter months and smaller quantities in other states. Consulte Mais Informação

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Boston Scientific acquires BTG in £3.3 billion MedTech deal

Boston Scientific acquires BTG in £3.3 billion MedTech deal

The company is also set to undergo a significant global restructuring programme as part of its ongoing supply chain, manufacturing and distribution network transformation. Boston Scientific's chairman and CEO Michael F. Mahoney said the addition of these therapies to our portfolio would ultimately advance patient care in ways that could not be realised by either company alone, while also providing a strong return for investors. Consulte Mais Informação

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Walgreens and Humana are reportedly looking to take stakes in one another

Walgreens and Humana are reportedly looking to take stakes in one another

Finally, TheStreet upgraded shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance from a "c+" rating to a "b" rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 12th. For shares of Heron Therapeutics, Inc. This represents a $1.76 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.21%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 8th. Since there are so many eyes on the 200-day SMA of Walgreens Boots Alliance, many traders will place their orders around this key level. Consulte Mais Informação

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