Can Roller-Coaster Rides Remove Kidney Stones? Innovative Research Wins Ig...

NewsweekJudges awarded this year's Ig Nobel Prize for medicine to researchers who investigated the kidney-stone-passing potential of roller coasters. Researchers thought the fast-paced, looping rides might help dislodge the dreaded mineral clumps, which are ...Laurier prof wins Ig Nobel prize...

FDA finds another impurity in recalled heart drug – fox4kc.com

fox4kc.comKANSAS CITY, Mo. — The US Food and Drug Administration said it found an additional “unexpected impurity” in three lots of Torrent Pharmaceuticals' recalled valsartan drug. Several pills that contain valsartan, a generic ingredient that helps people ...Regulators flag second...

Got Kidney Stones? Ride a Roller Coaster, Says Study –...

Good News NetworkAre you struggling with a kidney stone? This study says that you can dislodge them by riding a rollercoaster – and the research just won the Ig Nobel Prize for Medicine. The Ig Nobel Prize is a spoof...

Missouri mom stole dying daughter’s meds: police – Fox News

Fox NewsA Missouri mother listed as the primary caregiver for her 20-year-old terminally ill daughter has been charged with taking the woman's pain medication after the family's doctor tipped off police about suspicious requests to refill prescriptions. Carol ...Dying daughter...

Hepatitis A case reported at Michigan Renaissance Festival – WNDU-TV

WNDU-TVHOLLY, Mich. (AP) - Health officials say a person who attended the Michigan Renaissance Festival this month was ill with hepatitis A and they're recommending that anyone who may have been exposed get vaccinated. The Oakland County Health Division ...Michigan...

First human case of West Nile Virus confirmed in Waukesha...

fox6now.comWAUKESHA COUNTY — The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and the Waukesha County Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) confirm this year's first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a resident of Waukesha County.Sugar Land resident...

Second Contaminant Found in Valsartan Drugs – WebMD

WebMDSept. 14, 2018 -- One brand of recalled blood pressure and heart failure medicines has been found to include a second, potentially cancer-causing, impurity. The FDA on Thursday announced that three lots of Torrent Pharmaceuticals' valsartan drugs ...FDA finds another...

Missouri mom accused of stealing dying daughter’s painkillers – New...

New York Daily NewsA Missouri woman has been charged with stealing her dying 20-year-old daughter's medication. Carol Ballweg was charged Wednesday with four counts of stealing a controlled substance and two counts of abusing an elderly, disabled or vulnerable person,...

Man becomes world’s oldest face transplant recipient – WDEF News...

WDEF News 12The 64-year-old man is the oldest person in the world to receive a face transplant. University of Montreal. - Advertisement -. A 64-year-old man in Canada who was left disfigured after a hunting accident has become the oldest...

What new opioid laws mean for pain relief – Harvard...

Harvard HealthOverdoses of powerful painkillers called opioids kill more than 115 people per day in the United States. More than 42,000 people died from opioids in 2016, five times more than in 1999. The reason? Since several of these powerful...

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