Wearable ‘defibrillator-in-a-vest’ may help some heart patients – UPI.com

UPI.comMONDAY, March 28, 2016 -- A vest containing a defibrillator may be an option for some heart patients who can't use an implantable defibrillator -- the device that can shock the heart back to a proper rhythm if needed. That's...

World’s senior population forecast to boom by 2050 – UPI.com

UPI.comMONDAY, March 28, 2016 -- The percentage of the world's population aged 65 and older is expected to double by 2050, a new report says. People who are 65 and older now make up 8.5 percent of people (617 million)...

Acupuncture May Ease Hot Flashes for Breast Cancer Patients –...

HealthDayMONDAY, March 28, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture can help alleviate the often-debilitating hot flashes that afflict many breast cancer patients, new Italian research says. Noting that hot flashes are a fact of life for many women with breast ...and...

Study of Theranos Medical Tests Finds Irregular Results – New...

New York TimesElizabeth Holmes received considerable news media attention as the founder of Theranos, a medical testing start-up that has come under scrutiny. Credit Carlos Chavarria. Finger blood tests from Theranos, the medical start-up, produced more irregular ...Finally, Some Theranos...

Finally, Some Theranos Data. But Not From Theranos – Forbes

Forbes(Image: Ethan Pines for Forbes). There's a central dictum in engineering, in medicine, in life, at which Theranos, the controversial blood test company, has constantly failed. β€œIn God we trust,” the mid-century statistician William Edward Deming quipped.Study raises questions about...

Southern Nevada Health District Reports Second Zika Case – CBS...

CBS LocalHEMET, CA - APRIL 26: A field sample of mosquitoes that could carry West Nile Virus is seen at offices of the Riverside County Department of Environmental Health on April 26, 2007 in Hemet, California. California health officials announced...

Blood Test For Concussions? Researchers Report Some Progress – CBS...

CBS LocalDENVER, CO - DECEMBER 28: Strong safety David Bruton #30 of the Denver Broncos lies on the ground in pain after a play that would force him out of the game with a reported concussion during a game against...

HHS says Medicaid expansion will combat opioid crisis, mental illness...

Washington TimesShavonne Bullock, a recovering heroin addict, holds a demonstration dose of the medication Suboxone during an appointment at the West Division Family Health Center in Chicago on March 11, 2013. Each dose is incorporated on a dissolvable film, which...

Blood test can detect concussions even days later – CBS...

CBS NewsConcussions can be tricky to diagnose. Making it even harder, sometimes people brush off a head injury at first and only days later decide to see a doctor. But soon physicians may have a new tool to help. A...

Deploying mosquitoes against Zika – Harvard Gazette

Harvard Gazette"There are lots of questions to be addressed before we can safely release them,” says Flaminia Catteruccia, associate professor of immunology and infectious diseases at the Harvard Chan School, about using genetically modified mosquitoes to fight the ...Pa. reports...

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