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Mother requires lower insulin prices in connection with the son's death

ST. PAUL, Minn. "In the morning on Mother's Day, a mother tries to raise awareness about the high price of insulin. It's a problem she paid too much for a personal price. "Last year, our 26-year-old son passed away because he was ranting his insulin," said Nicole Smith-Holt. Her son, Alec, died of diabetic ketoacidosis after aging from the parents' …

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Antibiotics linked to higher renal risk

Sunday, May 13, 2018 – If you or your child is taking an antibiotic, you may want to look carefully at signs of developing kidney stones. "We found that five classes of common prescribed antibiotics were associated with increased risk of kidney stones," explained the study writer Dr Gregory Tasian. The increased risk seemed to last for three to five …

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Congo, U.N. uses specialists to address the Ebola epidemic

KINSHASA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo and UN agencies began to set up emergency shelters by specialists this weekend to try to prevent the spread of an Ebola epidemic suspected to have infected more than 30 people, they said on Sunday. The latest suspected case was reported on Friday in the northwestern province of Equateur, as Minister of Health, …

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Eat useful? Women are all ears

ladies! You may want to start eating healthy as per a new study, it can help protect your hearing. The research conducted by Brigham and Women's Hospital found that healthy eating patterns could reduce the risk of hearing impairment by 30 percent. Previous studies have looked at how specific nutrients affect the risk, but the relationship between diet and risk …

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TB: Tolerates better than eliminating?

It turns out to tolerate an infection without eliminating a pathogen is much more beneficial than just killing it. According to a research conducted by the McGill University Health Center, some researchers have taken a lesson from plant biologists if an old strategy involves the ability to "tolerate" instead of "resist" infection to maintain health. The concept of "disease tolerance" …

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Warning! Alcohol, tobacco constitutes greater health risk as illegal drugs

Tobacco and alcohol pose a greater threat to human health around the world than the use of all other addictive illegal drugs, researchers say. [19659002] Tobacco and alcohol pose a greater threat to human health around the world than the use of all other addictive illegal drugs, researchers say. A study, published in the Addiction journal, showed that alcohol and …

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