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Baby Can?t Open Mouth in Medical My...

Baby Can?t Open Mouth in Medical Mystery

The Scott family started a website to find out what's wrong with baby Wyatt.
New Bill Aims to Curb Overzealous P...

New Bill Aims to Curb Overzealous Photoshopping

Could this mark an end to overzealous photoshopping of models?
Ohio Soccer Player Is Dangerously '...

Ohio Soccer Player Is Dangerously 'Allergic' to Her Own Sweat

By the time Caitlin McComish was back in fall training at University of Toledo, she had gone into shock 17 times, always near the soccer field. She missed more than a month of school and couldn't leave her apartment.
NJ Mumps Victims Were Vaccinated, O...

NJ Mumps Victims Were Vaccinated, Officials Say

At least eight students have contacted the virus.
Couple Applauds FDA Warning Against...

Couple Applauds FDA Warning Against Hysterectomy Procedure

The FDA warns common surgical technique could lead to dangerous spread of cancer cells.
Conjoined Twins See Sunlight For th...

Conjoined Twins See Sunlight For the First Time

They were finally able to go outside, seven months after surgery.

BBC

Foreign doctors 'need tougher tests...

Foreign doctors 'need tougher tests'

Tests taken by foreign doctors who want to work in the NHS should be made harder to pass to bring them in line with UK standards, a study says.
Sensors to prevent pain for amputee...

Sensors to prevent pain for amputees

Researchers have developed a new type of pressure sensor - dubbed a "second skin" - which they say could prevent dangerous sores.
Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes'

Glaxo 'paid Polish doctors bribes'

UK drug company GlaxoSmithKline is facing a criminal investigation in Poland for allegedly bribing doctors, BBC Panorama discovers.
'Millions wasted' on flu drug

'Millions wasted' on flu drug

Hundreds of millions of pounds have been wasted on Tamiflu, a drug for flu that may work no better than paracetamol, a landmark analysis says.
'Terror' of patient's op wake-up

'Terror' of patient's op wake-up

A patient who awoke from an anaesthetic minutes before major surgery speaks of the "terrifying" experience.
Doctors implant lab-grown vagina

Doctors implant lab-grown vagina

Four women have had new vaginas grown in the laboratory and implanted by doctors in the US.

Reuters

Vice-principal of South Korea schoo...

Vice-principal of South Korea school in ferry disaster commits suicide

MOKPO/JINDO, South Korea (Reuters) - The vice-principal of a South Korean high school who accompanied hundreds of pupils on a ferry that capsized has committed suicide, police said on Friday, as hopes faded of finding any of the 274 missing alive.






Japan says trade talks with U.S. to...

Japan says trade talks with U.S. to resume on Monday, gaps remain

WASHINGTON/TOKYO (Reuters) - Talks between the United States and Japan seen as vital to a broader regional trade pact had narrowed to a few critical areas and will resume again on Monday, officials of both countries said on Friday, as negotiators struggle to bridge gaps ahead of a summit between the countries' leaders.
Top Hollande aide quits in conflict...

Top Hollande aide quits in conflict of interest row

CLERMONT-FERRAND, France (Reuters) - A senior adviser to French President Francois Hollande quit on Friday over accusations of past conflict of interest linked to his work for pharmaceutical firms, adding to pressure on the unpopular Socialist leader weeks before European elections.






Italy PM Renzi cuts taxes for 10 mi...

Italy PM Renzi cuts taxes for 10 million low earners

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Friday cut taxes for 10 million low earners to try to boost household spending after a two-year recession, making good on a promise he made after taking office two months ago.
Ukraine separatists reject diplomat...

Ukraine separatists reject diplomatic deal to disarm

SLAVIANSK/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - Armed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine said on Friday they were not bound by an international deal ordering them to disarm and would not move out of public buildings they have seized until the Kiev government stepped down.






Special Report: How the U.S. made i...

Special Report: How the U.S. made its Putin problem worse

WASHINGTON AND NEW YORK (Reuters) - In September 2001, as the U.S. reeled from the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, Vladimir Putin supported Washington's imminent invasion of Afghanistan in ways that would have been inconceivable during the Cold War.

MedicineNet

Misdiagnoses Common Among U.S. Outp...

Misdiagnoses Common Among U.S. Outpatients: Review

Title: Misdiagnoses Common Among U.S. Outpatients: Review
Category: Health News
Created: 4/16/2014 7:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
Health Tip: Avoid Diaper Rash

Health Tip: Avoid Diaper Rash

Title: Health Tip: Avoid Diaper Rash
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2014 7:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Driving

Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Driving

Title: Health Tip: Avoid Emotional Driving
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2014 7:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
Scientists Find New Way to Observe ...

Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown Fat

Title: Scientists Find New Way to Observe 'Good' Brown Fat
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
Small Childbirth Change Might Help ...

Small Childbirth Change Might Help Prevent Iron Deficiency in Babies: Study

Title: Small Childbirth Change Might Help Prevent Iron Deficiency in Babies: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
Bacteria May Survive Longer in Cont...

Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought

Title: Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought
Category: Health News
Created: 4/17/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM

CNN

She found love, left sugar, lost we...

She found love, left sugar, lost weight

Cady Stanton used to find solace in the sweet taste of ice cream. Now she finds solace in her new self image.
Pitcher drops 162 pounds

Pitcher drops 162 pounds

Denny McLain is a recognizable name to almost any baseball fan. But even his best friends wouldn't recognize him today.
She bet she'd lose -- and won!

She bet she'd lose -- and won!

Sara Lugger was skeptical as she placed her first $5 bet. But she realized that all she had to lose was 140 pounds.
5 myths about the ER, debunked

5 myths about the ER, debunked

Several myths prevail about what you can expect in the emergency room. Here are five that need to be declared DOA.
Denying drugs for the dying

Denying drugs for the dying

The FDA program that allows patients to use experimental drugs is called "compassionate use." Some, including a biotechnology industry group, wonder if there might be a way to make it a little more compassionate.
She gave her life for her baby

She gave her life for her baby

When Elizabeth Joice found out that she was pregnant, she and her husband, Max, were ecstatic.

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BCG Vaccine May Reverse Type 1 Diab...

BCG Vaccine May Reverse Type 1 Diabetes

One of the world's oldest vaccines now has a new use.  Bacillus Calmette-Guerin, or BCG, is an 80-year-old vaccine designed to tread tuberculosis.  Bit it has now been found effective in treating long-term type 1 diabetes, which is on the rise worldwide. BCG has long been administered to children in developing countries to guard against tuberculosis. But in a recent clinical trial, researchers at Harvard Medical School found the vaccine was also able to increase insulin ...
Zardari's Daughter: Pakistan Workin...

Zardari's Daughter: Pakistan Working Hard to Combat Polio

The fight to eradicate polio in Pakistan has a high-profile advocate - the daughter of the country's president. Pakistan is one of only three countries in the world where the disease is still prevalent.  The other two nations are Afghanistan and Nigeria. As the country's goodwill ambassador for polio eradication, Aseefa Bhutto Zardari is vowing to help Pakistan become polio-free. She is the daughter of President Asif Ali Zardari and recently told VOA's Urdu Service that the ...
Life-saving Heart Pump Developed fo...

Life-saving Heart Pump Developed for Children

HOUSTON ? A study unveiled this week in the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrates the safety and benefits of a small heart pump first developed in Germany and called The "Berlin Heart."  There were 17 institutions in North America and Europe involved in the study, which was led by doctors in Houston, at Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Children's Hospital. A number of young lives were saved during the test period that began in 2007. Sixteen-year-old Marco ...
Teens Practice Medical Skills at Ho...

Teens Practice Medical Skills at Hospital Camp

As the U.S. population ages, there's a growing need for health care workers. A program in Warrenton, Virginia, gives teens interested in medicine a taste of the available careers in the field. ?If I see you contaminate the field, I have to tell you,? Wendy Greenwood reminds a group of teens who are dressed in green surgery scrubs. They look like young medical students, but they haven?t even finished secondary school. Nevertheless, they are learning skills professionals use every day at ...
While Olympians Peak, Lack of Activ...

While Olympians Peak, Lack of Activity Remains a Leading Global Cause of Death

Physical inactivity is the fourth leading cause of death worldwide. Seeking to raise awareness about the problem, the British journal, The Lancet, is highlighting the problem during the Olympic Games, when attention is focused on athletes at the top of their game.  Lack of exercise also contributes to up to 10 percent of deaths worldwide from diseases like heart disease, diabetes, and colon and breast cancer, according to the special issue of the Lancet. The impact of physical ...
US, Vietnam Launch Agent Orange Cle...

US, Vietnam Launch Agent Orange Cleanup

HANOI ? The United States and Vietnam?s defense ministry have launched the first cleanup operation to rid a former air base of a toxic dioxin left from the Vietnam war. Although many people have welcomed the move, some say it is too little, too late to help generations of people suffering birth defects and diseases linked to the chemical. The project, which started Thursday, aims to clean up soil and sediment contaminated with dangerous levels of toxin dioxin at a former U.S. Army air base in ...
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