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  • FDA approves Brineura for type of Batten disease - Healio April 28, 2017
    Chicago TribuneFDA approves Brineura for type of Batten diseaseHealioThe FDA has approved cerliponase alfa to curb the loss of ambulation among patients aged 3 years and older diagnosed with late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2, an extremely rare and fatal autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disorder, ...New drug for rare disease wins approval, a "comfort" for family […]
  • US Supply Of Yellow Fever Vaccine Will Run Out By Midsummer - NPR April 28, 2017
    NPRUS Supply Of Yellow Fever Vaccine Will Run Out By MidsummerNPRCome July, the yellow fever vaccine could be tough to find. So, if you're traveling this summer to a place with the disease, you probably want to schedule a trip to a clinic sooner rather than later, the Centers for Diseases for Control and Prevention […]
  • Dog Food Recalled After Tests Find Euthanasia Drug - WebMD April 28, 2017
    CNNDog Food Recalled After Tests Find Euthanasia DrugWebMDApril 28, 2017 -- Party Animal is recalling dog food that tested positive for a pet euthanasia drug. The voluntary recall affects the company's Cocolicious dog food brand. A Texas retailer told the company that a customer had taken samples of their dog ...California-Based Company Recalls Dog Food […]
  • Father of baby born with terminal illness: 'No changing the fact she would die' - Fox News April 28, 2017
    Fox NewsFather of baby born with terminal illness: 'No changing the fact she would die'Fox NewsIn a moving essay on the blogging platform Medium, the father of a baby born without a brain whose story went viral explained the devastating moment he and his wife discovered she would be stillborn. “We felt cheated,” Royce Young […]
  • Georgia rep. helps get CBD oil to patients, skirting limits of laws he's been instrumental in passing - The Cannabist April 28, 2017
    The CannabistGeorgia rep. helps get CBD oil to patients, skirting limits of laws he's been instrumental in passingThe CannabistRep. Allen Peake, shepherds cannabis oil to hundreds of sick people who are allowed by the state to possess marijuana, but have no legal way of obtaining it. 60. SHARES. ShareTweetRedditWhatsappMailPrint · GoogleTumblrPinterestLinkedinPocketDigg ...Georgia Lawmaker Runs Medical Marijuana […]
  • MN Measles​ Outbreak Spreads Into New County: 29 Cases - Patch.com April 28, 2017
    Patch.comMN Measles​ Outbreak Spreads Into New County: 29 CasesPatch.comHennepin County's measles outbreak has spread to one other county, the Minnesota Department of Health confirms. Health officials say 28 of the cases are in Hennepin County and now one case is in Stearns County. A total of 25 of the cases are confirmed ...Measles Outbreak in […]
  • Breast surgeon Ian Paterson needlessly harmed patients - BBC News April 28, 2017
    BBC NewsBreast surgeon Ian Paterson needlessly harmed patientsBBC NewsA breast surgeon who "played God" and carried out "completely unnecessary" operations has been convicted of intentionally wounding patients. Ian Paterson, 59, carried out "extensive, life-changing operations for no medically-justifiable reason". His ...British Breast Surgeon Found Guilty of Harming PatientsMedscapeDamning testimonies of the women scarred by rogue […]
  • Lamb fetuses can now grow in artificial wombs. Will humans be next? - Los Angeles Times April 28, 2017
    Los Angeles TimesLamb fetuses can now grow in artificial wombs. Will humans be next?Los Angeles TimesWhen babies are born, they draw their first breaths. Those gulps of oxygen trigger the lungs to stop developing. When babies are born prematurely, the same thing happens. But a preemie's lungs are critically underdeveloped. Scientific advancements have ...An extra-uterine system […]
  • Drugged driving more fatal than drunk driving, report says - CBS News April 27, 2017
    CBS NewsDrugged driving more fatal than drunk driving, report saysCBS NewsFor the first time, data shows that drivers killed in car crashes in the United States were more likely to be on drugs than drunk, according a new report. On Wednesday, the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) and the Foundation for Advancing ...New marijuana study's implication […]
  • Some call it 'stealthing,' others call it sexual assault - CNN April 27, 2017
    CNNSome call it 'stealthing,' others call it sexual assaultCNN(CNN) Some people call it "stealthing" -- a practice where men secretly remove or damage condoms without their partners' knowledge. Others call it sexual assault. But giving it an official name could be a major support for survivors of sexual assault ...Dangerous new sex trend called 'stealthing' […]