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UK Ebola Nurse 'Critically Ill' as Her Condition Worsens, Says London Hospital

She spent almost a month in an isolation unit at Royal Free Hospital before being discharged in late January. Survivors should be provided with condoms. Experts said that Cafferkey's situation is unprecedented in medical terms. But Greater Glasgow health board confirmed the virus left over from the original infection was still present.

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The Different Types Of Mental Health Issues From Around The World

We as a community and as a country must address the issues of mental illness in a thoughtful and compassionate manner, or we will continue to suffer the ramifications of not doing so. "They respected me as a teacher, but they don't respect me as someone with a disability". Moderator Shannah Mulvill asked the legislators how they felt the $50 million dollar investment could change or improve  mental health  services in rural Minnesota.

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Medline Industries Issues Acetaminophen Recall for Mislabeling Strength

The pharmaceutical company may have incorrectly labeled 500-mg acetaminophen tablets of 325 mg. The lot was distributed nationwide from June 12 until September, 18 of this year.   Acetaminophen is an over the counter oral pain reliever that is used to treat minor aches and pains associated with arthritis, muscular aches, backaches, headaches, toothaches, and the common cold.  The Food and Drug Administration  has said that  Medline Industries  has informed its distributors, consumers and ...

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Bridlington Residents Reminded to Check For Cancer

Do the words mammogram and spa day go together? While insurance covers the procedure for most, there are uninsured individuals who will benefit from getting help with this particular medical expense. Dr. Ricardo  uses  the latest technology to diagnose and treat cancer patients including one of just two MarginProbe™ devices in the Houston area. Bye is hopeful of adding a 3D machine to the hospital in the near future.

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FDA approves drug to counter effect of blood thinner Pradaxa

The FDA approved Pradaxa in 2010 to prevent stroke and systemic blood clots in patients with atrial fibrillation, as well as for the treatment and prevention of deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. The watchdog calls on the FDA for a stronger emphasis on drug safety in its approval process and "higher standards" in clinical trials. The FDA had given priority status to Boehringer Ingelheim's attempts to bring an antidote - Praxbind - to the market.

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Calcium, vitamin D pills don't prevent colon growths

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . Ahnen points out that this study specifically examined the possible effects of these supplements against the formation of new precancerous polyps and that it could be that vitamin D and/or calcium work later in the process of carcinogenesis to prevent risky cancers, but not their precancerous predecessors.


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