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How Doctors Are Getting Rich on Urine Tests for Opioid Patients – Bloomberg

November 6th, 2017
BloombergWant to turn that pain clinic into a real moneymaker? Open your own urine-testing lab and start billing Medicare. Fred Schulte and Elizabeth Lucas from Kaiser Health News November 6, 2017, 2:00 AM PST. Photo illustration: Jessica Pettway for Bloomberg.and...

Mumps Makes a Comeback, Even Among the Vaccinated – New York Times

November 6th, 2017
New York TimesIf you think you've been seeing mumps in the news more often in the past couple of years, you're absolutely right. “Mumps outbreaks are on the rise,” said Dr. Janell Routh, a pediatrician who is a medical officer...

Unlocking the Secrets of the Microbiome – New York Times

November 6th, 2017
New York TimesModern technology is making it possible for medical scientists to analyze inhabitants of our innards that most people probably would rather not know about. But the resulting information could one day save your health or even your life....

Fertility professor claims men could get pregnant ‘tomorrow’ – Pakistan Today

November 6th, 2017
Pakistan TodayMen could get pregnant as soon as “tomorrow” thanks to developments in womb transplantation, according to one of the world's leading fertility professors. The success of womb transplants in women means that the science is now available to allow...

Teens Who Smoke Weed And Drink Lot Are Less Likely To Achieve Life Goal, Finds Study – Indiatimes.com

November 6th, 2017
Indiatimes.comAfter a lot of studies lately hailed the usage of marijuana by youngsters, now one study has found out that teenagers who use marijuana and alcohol regularly are less likely to achieve life goals as adults. Marijuana. AFP. Past researches...

Bayer in bid to broaden use of anti-clotting drug Xarelto – Reuters

November 6th, 2017
ReutersFRANKFURT (Reuters) - German drugmaker Bayer on Monday moved to tap a potentially lucrative new market opportunity for its blockbuster clot prevention drug Xarelto, requesting approval in Europe to make atherosclerosis patients eligible for treatment.Bayer Files for European Marketing Approval...

Burgan Bank Hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Protect Yourself. Check Yourself – Al-Bawaba

November 6th, 2017
Al-BawabaBurgan Bank, one of the biggest contributors to society and a champion in advocating for health and wellness, recently hosted their annual breast cancer awareness campaign for the employees. Themed as “Protect Yourself!Check Yourself!”', the ...3D Mammograms and Breath Test...

Bayer in bid to broaden use of anti-clotting drug Xarelto – Reuters

November 6th, 2017
ReutersFRANKFURT (Reuters) - German drugmaker Bayer on Monday moved to tap a potentially lucrative new market opportunity for its blockbuster clot prevention drug Xarelto, requesting approval in Europe to make atherosclerosis patients eligible for treatment.Bayer Files for European Marketing Approval...

Red Cross: $6 Million for Ebola Fight Stolen Through Fraud – WILX-TV

November 6th, 2017
WILX-TV(AP)- Fraud by Red Cross workers and others wasted at least $6 million meant to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the organization confirmed on Saturday. The revelations follow an internal investigation of how the organization handled ...Red...

Obesity gives knee dislocations a leg up: Research – Channel NewsAsia

November 6th, 2017
Channel NewsAsiaSINGAPORE: Here's another reason to keep your weight in check - obesity increases the odds of knee dislocations which, when left untreated, can lead to leg amputation. According to a study published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, there...

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