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Rare polio-like disease strikes 90 US children and 252 under investigation, new CDC data reveal

RARE POLIO-LIKE DISEASE STRIKES 90 US CHILDREN AND 252 UNDER INVESTIGATION, NEW CDC DATA REVEAL

A total of 90 cases of acute flaccid myelitis have been confirmed in American children, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Nanotechnology Helps Treat Acute Kidney Injury

NANOTECHNOLOGY HELPS TREAT ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY

A novel nanotechnology approach has been used to create nanostructures that can help prevent and treat acute kidney injury , which...

 
 
 
Researchers develop AI that estimates acute kidney injury risk from clinical notes

RESEARCHERS DEVELOP AI THAT ESTIMATES ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY RISK FROM CLINICAL NOTES

Researchers have developed an AI system that can spot signs of acute kidney injury - a potentially deadly disorder - with high precision.

General Motors Is Getting Into The Electric Bicycle Business, But Still Think Crowdsourcing Its Name Is A Good Idea

GENERAL MOTORS IS GETTING INTO THE ELECTRIC BICYCLE BUSINESS, BUT STILL THINK CROWDSOURCING ITS NAME IS A GOOD IDEA

GM has seen the writing on the wall. They're acutely aware that cars are not, and likely cannot be, the future of mobility. Cities...

 
 
 
Polio-like disease striking down dozens of children is NOT transmissable between humans

POLIO-LIKE DISEASE STRIKING DOWN DOZENS OF CHILDREN IS NOT TRANSMISSABLE BETWEEN HUMANS

Dr Robert Redfield said acute flaccid myelitis is the CDC's priority right now. This year, at least 72 children in 22 states have been...

This Woman Was Reunited With Her Husky More Than 2 Years After He Was Stolen, and It's Pure Bliss

THIS WOMAN WAS REUNITED WITH HER HUSKY MORE THAN 2 YEARS AFTER HE WAS STOLEN, AND IT'S PURE BLISS

While going through chemotherapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in 2013, Kameroun Mares adopted a Husky puppy she named Semper Fidelis,...

 
 
 
How Fast Is Too Fast For My Pet To Lose Weight?

HOW FAST IS TOO FAST FOR MY PET TO LOSE WEIGHT?

You've already conquered the first steps of determining that your pet is overweight and you've worked with your veterinarian to create...

Hawaii Hepatitis A Class Action Settled for $4,500,000

HAWAII HEPATITIS A CLASS ACTION SETTLED FOR $4,500,000

A preliminary settlement of up to $4,500,000.00 has been reached in a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of those who were exposed...

 
 
 
What to Know About Acute Flaccid Myelitis, the Rare Polio-Like Illness That's Affecting Kids

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT ACUTE FLACCID MYELITIS, THE RARE POLIO-LIKE ILLNESS THAT'S AFFECTING KIDS

According to the CDC, cases of a serious condition that affects the nervous system, causing weakness in the arms or legs, is on the...

More than 120 kids in 22 states diagnosed or suspected to have mysterious virus 

MORE THAN 120 KIDS IN 22 STATES DIAGNOSED OR SUSPECTED TO HAVE MYSTERIOUS VIRUS 

The Centers for Disease Control Prevention confirmed on Tuesday that 62 children in 22 states have been diagnosed with acute flaccid...

 
 
 
Austria reports Hepatitis A cases match strain in Swedish outbreak

AUSTRIA REPORTS HEPATITIS A CASES MATCH STRAIN IN SWEDISH OUTBREAK

Austria has become part of a multi-country Hepatitis A outbreak with 31 confirmed cases linked to frozen strawberries imported from...

Alnylam Won't Seek Quick FDA Nod For Second RNAi Drug

ALNYLAM WON'T SEEK QUICK FDA NOD FOR SECOND RNAI DRUG

A few weeks ago, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals indicated it might seek a speedy FDA approval for what could be the second-ever RNA interference...

 
 
 

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Palm Beach, FL area We are Looking for a Post-Acute care physician. M-F 8:00am to 5:00pm. No weekend rounds, but one weekend a month...

Kids Are Being Hospitalized For A Serious Polio-Like Illness In Several States

KIDS ARE BEING HOSPITALIZED FOR A SERIOUS POLIO-LIKE ILLNESS IN SEVERAL STATES

Acute flaccid myelitis is on the rise - here's what you need to know Cases of acute flaccid myelitis, a very serious polio-like syndrome,...

 
 
 
Paratek Pharma Wins Two FDA Approvals for Three Conditions in Same Day

PARATEK PHARMA WINS TWO FDA APPROVALS FOR THREE CONDITIONS IN SAME DAY

The FDA has approved a Paratek Pharmaceuticals antibiotic as a treatment for pneumonia and serious skin infections. The FDA decision...

FDA approves first NGS test to detect minimal residual disease in two blood cancers

FDA APPROVES FIRST NGS TEST TO DETECT MINIMAL RESIDUAL DISEASE IN TWO BLOOD CANCERS

In a first, the agency approved Adaptive Biotechnologies' clonoSEQ assay to detect MRD in acute lymphoblastic leukemia and multiple...

 
 
 
World's first human case of ‘rat disease' found in a 56-year-old man in Hong Kong

WORLD'S FIRST HUMAN CASE OF ‘RAT DISEASE' FOUND IN A 56-YEAR-OLD MAN IN HONG KONG

The unnamed man, who caught hepatitis E from a rat, lives in the Choi Wan housing estate in Hong Kong, and researchers said there were...

Chinese ginseng can be used to treat acute pancreatitis

CHINESE GINSENG CAN BE USED TO TREAT ACUTE PANCREATITIS

Acute pancreatitis can be treated with Chinese ginseng according to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative...

 
 
 
This Disease Is A Top Killer And Now States Must Pay For Its Costly Treatment

THIS DISEASE IS A TOP KILLER AND NOW STATES MUST PAY FOR ITS COSTLY TREATMENT

Hepatitis C kills far more Americans than any other infectious disease.

Gilead to Make Generic Hepatitis C Drugs and Cut Prices Up to 75%

GILEAD TO MAKE GENERIC HEPATITIS C DRUGS AND CUT PRICES UP TO 75%

Many large drug companies go to extraordinary lengths to fend off generic competition and extend the life of their patents, but Gilead...