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HIV-positive mother in South Africa donates piece of liver to critically ill child

Doctors in South Africa say they transplanted part of a liver from a mother with HIV to her critically ill but HIV-negative child, concluding that the chance to save a life outweighed the risk of virus transmission. more

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Trial by Fire: Critics Demand That a Huge Sepsis Study Be Stopped

A large government trial comparing treatments for a life-threatening condition called sepsis is putting participants at risk of organ failure and even death, critics charge, and should be immediately shut down. A detailed analysis of the trial design prepared by … Tęsti skaitymą

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Parents Are Leery Of Schools Requiring ‘Mental Health’ Disclosures By Students

Children registering for school in Florida this year were asked to reveal some history about their mental health. On registration forms for new students, the state’s school districts now must ask whether a child has ever been referred for mental health … Tęsti skaitymą

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Report: Pharma exec says he had ‘moral requirement’ to raise drug price 400%

A pharmaceutical company executive defended his company’s recent 400% drug price increase, telling the Financial Times that his company had a “moral requirement to sell the product at the highest price.” more

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Labour calls for ban on early foetus gender test

Labour is calling for a ban on parents-to-be being told the sex of their baby after early blood tests, amid fears it may lead to abortions of girls. The Non-Invasive Prenatal Test (NIPT) is used by the NHS to test … Tęsti skaitymą

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Doctors told to ditch Latin and use ‘plain English’

Doctors are being told to adopt a new policy of writing letters that are easier for patients to understand. The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges says too often correspondence contains complex medical jargon rather than plain and simple English. more

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Reanimatologas T.Tamošuitis: „Kartais valstybė nesuteikia galimybės išgelbėti gyvybę“

Pokyčiai donorystės srityje valstybei būtų net ekonomiškai naudingi, tačiau nėra už tai atsakingų ir tuo besidominčių, įsitikinęs Kauno klinikose dirbantis reanimatologas Tomas Tamošuitis. Medikas donorystės padėtį šalyje vertina dvejopai. Viena vertus, visuomenė po truputį bręsta, tačiau statistiniai rodikliai rodo tą … Tęsti skaitymą

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Officials remove special rules for gene therapy experiments

U.S. health officials are eliminating special regulations for gene therapy experiments, saying that what was once exotic science is quickly becoming an established form of medical care with no extraordinary risks. more

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These Companies Really, Really, Really Want to Freeze Your Eggs

Egg-freezing clinics are aggressively courting a new generation. Younger millennials are heeding the call. more

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Cancer: one in four too scared to seek medical help over symptom

People with signs of the disease are failing to act, with many worrying they will waste a doctor’s time, a new survey reveals. Despite discovering a potential symptom of cancer, half the UK population would not seek medical help with … Tęsti skaitymą

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