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15 detained in China rabies vaccine scandal

15 detained in China rabies vaccine scandal However the public was not informed that these vaccines had been distributed. Reports say the chairwoman and producer of the rabies vaccine who is now under fire for fraudulent quality control are among 15 people arrested by Chinese authorities. [Full Article...]

Gun used in Toronto shooting likely came from U.S.

Gun used in Toronto shooting likely came from U.S. Servers and fellow patrons provided first aid and held her hand until paramedics arrived, he said. Hussain died from a gunshot wound, but it's unclear if a police officer shot him or he shot himself. "We are utterly devastated by the incomprehensible news that our son was responsible for the senseless violence and loss of life that took place", the family said. [Full Article...]

LifePoint Health, Inc., (NASDAQ: LPNT)

LifePoint Health, Inc., (NASDAQ: LPNT) In looking the SMA 200, we see that the stock has seen an 30.61%.The Company's net profit margin for the 12-months at 0.5%. Lifepoint Health , owners of UP Health System Marquette, Bell and Portage, says they've been sold. In the release announcing the merger , Carpenter said LifePoint and RCCH share missions of providing quality health care that is close to home in non-urban communities. [Full Article...]

Thousands of children injected with faulty vaccines in China

Thousands of children injected with faulty vaccines in China Zhao Chunzhi, secretary to the president at Changsheng Biotechnology, told China Securities Journal that sales revenue from rabies vaccine products counted for half of Changchun Changsheng's gross revenue. Changsheng, which suspended trading in its shares for part of Monday, saw their value drop by 10% on the day. The latest problems come a little more than two years after police in northern... [Full Article...]

Hormone Levels Likely Influence A Woman's Risk Of Alzheimer's. But Exactly How?

Hormone Levels Likely Influence A Woman's Risk Of Alzheimer's. But Exactly How? Earlier studies conducted in large number of women has shown that HRT containing estrogen and progesterone can raise the risk of stroke, blood clots, breast cancer and dementia among the women. In addition, with each additional pregnancy miscarriage a woman reported , her average risk of dementia rose by 8percent. "Possible causes of dementia in women, in particular reproductive factors, ar... [Full Article...]

Hackers steal 1.5 million health records in Singapore's worst cyberattack

Hackers steal 1.5 million health records in Singapore's worst cyberattack During a press conference, investigating authorities disclosed that Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was "specifically and repeatedly targeted". "We can not go back to paper records and files", Lee said. "Given the nature of this attack, it is hard to say exactly what the end game is, especially when the attackers haven't identified themselves". [Full Article...]

Bayer to stop selling Essure birth control device in US

Bayer to stop selling Essure birth control device in US Pharmaceutical giant Bayer says it will stop selling its permanent contraceptive implant Essure in the United States. In a notice in April , the FDA said it was "unknown whether these symptoms are related to Essure". While the agency has said that Essure's benefits outweigh its risk, it did slap a "black box" warning on the implant in 2016, and ordered more safety studies. [Full Article...]

CVS pharmacist fired after refusing to fill transgender woman's hormone prescription

CVS pharmacist fired after refusing to fill transgender woman's hormone prescription Hall wrote that she's lucky that her family and friends accept and support who she is. The pharmacist not only refused to fill the prescription, but also loudly asked why she needed it. "I was carrying my first prescriptions for hormone therapy", she writes on the ACLU's website. But when she gave them to the pharmacist at a CVS in this Phoenix suburb, he denied her the medication and didn't g... [Full Article...]

Merck Lowers Cost Of Zepatier, Says Its Committed To Avoiding Price Hikes

Merck Lowers Cost Of Zepatier, Says Its Committed To Avoiding Price Hikes The meeting comes after Trump threatened the company with retaliation last week for increasing the list prices of 40 drugs. Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan said that he did not have a direct talk with Trump on drug prices but said his company has been speaking to the federal Department of Health and Human Services about Trump's plan. [Full Article...]

He Ate a Bad Oyster, Died 2 Days Later

He Ate a Bad Oyster, Died 2 Days Later Vibrio vulnificus is a naturally occurring bacteria that resides in warm, brackish seawater. The man had underlying medical conditions, a Florida Department of Health spokesman told WTLV-TV. "Septicemia can be characterized by fever and chills, occasionally accompanied by vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and pain in the extremities". Oysters, clams, and mussels need to be cooked thorough... [Full Article...]

West Nile virus found in San Diego County

West Nile virus found in San Diego County West Nile virus made its first appearance of the summer in San Diego County this week when a batch of mosquitoes trapped in Santee tested positive for the viral infection, county officials announced Wednesday. About 1 percent of those who get West Nile will see serious damage to the central nervous system, and about 1 in 10 of those will die. West Nile virus mainly affects birds, but it can b... [Full Article...]

Salmonella Outbreak in Turkey is Widespread, CDC Says

The investigation hasn't identified a single source or single supplier of raw turkey, Dr. Gieraltowski added. The outbreak strain of Salmonella Reading is present in live turkeys and in many types of raw turkey products, indicating it might be widespread in the turkey industry, according to report. [Full Article...]

Eating salamis, hot dogs can lead to manic episodes..

Eating salamis, hot dogs can lead to manic episodes.. People who ended up in the hospital diagnosed with mania were 3.5 times more likely to regularly eat nitrate-cured meats, compared to people with no history of serious psychiatric disorders . And Yolken said other studies have shown that people who have manic episodes show signs of inflammation in their bodies. Indeed, Kellie Tamashiro, an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sc... [Full Article...]

Heritable genome editing could be acceptable, says leading ethics body

Heritable genome editing could be acceptable, says leading ethics body The first is that such interventions must be consistent with "the welfare of a person who may be born as a outcome", and second, they must "uphold principles of social justice and solidarity ", meaning that they do not "produce or exacerbate social division, or marginalise or disadvantage groups in society". [Full Article...]

White House says ‘threat’ from Russia still exists

White House says ‘threat’ from Russia still exists Russian officials have said they want to interview Kremlin critics Bill Browder and former U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul . Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., the ranking member of the CIA Subcommittee for the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, went as far to say that Trump could be impeached if he sought to hand over any US citizens to Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Get 2 Portillo's hot dogs for only $5 this week

Get 2 Portillo's hot dogs for only $5 this week Once you're registered, scan the app in store and enjoy your free hot dog. You'll have to settle for hot dog's cousin - corn dog - at Sonic , but, hey, for 99 cents you can't complain. Dine-in only, while supplies last for new users at participating locations. Over at Philly Pretzel Factory , the first 100 customers get a free pretzel dog . [Full Article...]

Put The Honey Smacks Down, CDC Warns After Salmonella Outbreak

Put The Honey Smacks Down, CDC Warns After Salmonella Outbreak A sign hangs outside the Kellogg's factory near Manchester, Britain March 7, 2016. The recall issued by Kellogg's remains unchanged, and affects both the large and small box sizes of Honey Smacks cereal with best-if-used-by dates between June 14th, 2018 and June 14th, 2019. [Full Article...]

Atlantic County reports positive samples of West Nile virus

Atlantic County reports positive samples of West Nile virus West Nile virus is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. What Is West Nile Virus? They also recommend removing all sources of standing water. The virus is carried by infected mosquitoes and can be transmitted to animals, birds and humans. Most people who contract West Nile will show no symptoms, according to the U.S. [Full Article...]

Hundreds Of Cancer Lawsuits Against Monsanto Proceed To Trials

Hundreds Of Cancer Lawsuits Against Monsanto Proceed To Trials The judge wanted to determine whether the science behind the claim that Roundup can cause non-Hodgkin's lymphoma had been properly tested and met other requirements to be considered valid. Up next, Chhabria said, individual plaintiffs will need to present "enough evidence to warrant a jury trial on whether glyphosate caused the National Hockey League [cause non-Hodgkin's lymphoma] they developed". [Full Article...]

Johnson & Johnson hit with $4.7B verdict in baby powder lawsuit

Johnson & Johnson hit with $4.7B verdict in baby powder lawsuit Thursday's verdict is the largest to date arising from lawsuits alleging talc-based products like J&J's baby powder have caused cancer . The plaintiff's lawyers said asbestos fibers were found in the ovarian tissues of numerous women and introduced evidence that explained how asbestos is intermingled with the mineral talc - the primary ingredient in Johnson's "Baby Powder" and "Shower to Shower... [Full Article...]


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