Wednesday, 16 Oct 2019

Rare Disease That Spreads from Animals to Humans Reported in Utah and Oklahoma Dogs

A rare bacterial disease that can potentially harm pets and their owners has recently been reported in the United States. Leptospirosis, a disease that can spread from animals to humans, has surfaced in dogs in both Oklahoma and Utah. Just last week, Sarah Rowland, a veterinarian at Main St. Veterinary Hospital in Norman, Okla., treated […]

Rare Disease That Spreads from Animals to Humans Reported in Utah and Oklahoma Dogs

A rare bacterial disease that can potentially harm pets and their owners has recently been reported in the United States. Leptospirosis, a disease that can spread from animals to humans, has surfaced in dogs in both Oklahoma and Utah. Just last week, Sarah Rowland, a veterinarian at Main St. Veterinary Hospital in Norman, Okla., treated […]

Father is taking a surgeon to court after a testicle removal blunder

Father-of-two, 62, is suing the NHS after surgeons ‘removed his TESTICLE without consent’ after an operation to drain swelling went wrong The unnamed man was booked for a 30-minute op at Furness General Hospital  Urologist Ashutosh Jain performing a procedure to drain fluid in the testicle  A mistake meant the patient was rushed back into […]

Yes, You Can Get A Total-Body Workout In Just 15-Minutes

If you’re looking to challenge your entire body—I’m talking legs, butt, core, and arms—in minimal time, I’ve totally got you with a 15-minute full-body workout that’s perfect for beginners and experienced exercisers alike. This routine features compound movements that combine more than one exercise, so you’re really going to get a lot of bang for […]

Thousands of children are suffering burns from tea and coffee

Thousands of children are suffering burns from tea and coffee as health experts warn about the dangers of hot drinks Almost 900 accidents in 2018 in under two-year-olds were from hot drinks Total of 35,000 under-16s in England and Wales burned in five years Surgeons warned child burn victims need operations over a lifetime Thousands of […]

To reduce gun violence, lift roadblocks to firearm data

While gun violence in America kills more than 35,000 people a year and as calls for policies to stem the crisis grow, University of Washington researchers point out in a new analysis that barriers to data stand in the way of advancing solutions. “Firearm data availability, accessibility and infrastructure need to be substantially improved to […]

How blockchain can help improve patient identity matching and consent

BOSTON – “We have to come up with new paradigms if we are going to succeed in this industry,” said Amar Gupta, a professor at MIT’s Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, as well as its CSAIL Lab, in a keynote address at Converge2Xcelerate on Monday. At ConV2X – hosted by Blockchain in Healthcare Today […]

Veteran gets groundbreaking penis transplant after Afghanistan blast injuries

Illustration of world’s first total penile and scrotum transplant performed by a team of nine plastic surgeons and two urological surgeons at Johns Hopkins Medicine. (Photo: YouTube/Johns Hopkins Medicine) A veteran who lost the lower half of his body in an explosion has received one of the world’s first penis transplants — and he’s calling […]

Pale, shaky or blotchy: Your hands could tell a lot about your health

When it comes to health, our hands can reveal some surprising secrets. Find out what they are. The signs are everywhere — our body is always alerting us of ongoing (serious and non-serious) problems, encouraging us to take measures. And when it comes to inner health, our hands could reveal some surprising secrets. From skin […]

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