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Deadly superbug-related scopes sold without FDA approval

CNN

(CNN) CNN has learned that the manufacturer of the endoscope involved in two superbug deaths at UCLA never obtained permission to sell the device, according to an official at the Food and Drug Administration. Olympus started selling its TJF-Q180V ...

Potentially historic Ebola vaccine campaign to be launched in Guinea

CNN

(CNN) After months racing not only to treat Ebola but to find ways to prevent it, health authorities will launch a vaccination campaign Saturday in one of the areas that has been most devastated by the disease. The trial, using vaccines developed by the Public ...

Come together to prevent, treat Alzheimer's disease

The Missoulian

On the heels of the big Oscar win for the film "Still Alice," many of us are asking ourselves “Am I at risk for Alzheimer's?” The answer is, i… Read more. The days go by faster, my body doesn't always "rise to the occasion" and my keys – where did I put my keys?

Study on Narcissism Finds Out Who's More Full of It

TheBlaze.com

With over 30 years of data from more than 475,000 people, the verdict is in: Men are more narcissistic than women. Photo credit: Shutterstock. A study conducted by the University at Buffalo School of Management published in the this month's issue of ...

Heroin Overdose Deaths Are Skyrocketing In The U.S. [Infographic]

Forbes

According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heroin overdose deaths are skyrocketing across the United States. Between 2010 and 2013 alone, the number of deaths nearly tripled. Just over 8,200 Americans died from ...

Omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation, protect damaged heart after heart attack

Science Codex

Taking omega-3 fatty acids appeared to lower inflammation and guard against further declines in heart function among recent heart attack survivors already receiving optimal standard care, according to results from a randomized, controlled trial to be ...

Study finds vast disagreement between healthcare quality rating lists

MobiHealthNews

As payors increasingly consider giving patients price transparency tools to compare hospitals, there are also a number of groups looking to provide comparison tools for hospital quality. But a new study in Health Affairs shows that those comparison tools, even ...

Northeastern researchers find inhaling supplemental oxygen can awaken anti ...

News@Northeastern

“This discovery shifts the paradigm of decades-long drug development," Sitkovsky said. Photo by Brooks Canaday/Northeastern University. Northeastern University researchers have found that inhaling supplemental oxygen—40 to 60 percent oxygen as ...

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