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India courts private hospitals to boost insurance program

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India will offer incentives to private hospitals to take part in the government’s health insurance program, potentially the biggest of its kind in the world, a senior government official told Reuters. Indu Bhushan, CEO of India’s National Health Authority (NHA), poses for a picture inside his office after an interview with […]

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Taronis Technologies Reports Q3 Earnings Company Reports Revenues of $5.3 Million,  103% Increase vs. Third Quarter 2018

PHOENIX, AZ, Nov. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Taronis Technologies, Inc., (“Taronis” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ: TRNX), a leading renewable fuel producer serving the global industrial gas markets, today announced third quarter 2019 results of operation. Revenues generated in the third quarter were $5.3 million, representing a 103% increase over the third quarter of 2018. The […]

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FDA panel unanimously backs expanding use of Amarin’s heart drug Vascepa

(Reuters) – A panel of experts to the U.S. FDA recommended allowing Amarin Corp Plc’s fish-oil derived drug to be used as an add-on therapy for reducing the chance of heart attacks and strokes in high-risk patients with cardiovascular disease. The panel on Thursday voted 16-0 in favor of expanding approval, potentially opening up a […]

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Diabetes tied to increased risk of hidden spinal fractures

(Reuters Health) – People with type 2 diabetes are more likely than others to develop spinal fractures that sometimes have no obvious symptoms but are tied to increased risk of future broken bones, a research review suggests. The analysis focused on so-called vertebral fractures, also known as compression fractures, that happen when bones in the […]

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Two cases of deadly diphtheria detected in Lothian area

Two people are being treated in Scotland for the potentially deadly diphtheria infection. NHS Lothian has confirmed the two cases are related and both patients are thought to be in hospital in Edinburgh. The health board said those involved had recently returned from overseas. Public health experts said the likelihood of any additional cases was […]

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Left-handed women’s quirk over sense of smell

Scientists say they have discovered a biological anomaly that could change how we understand our sense of smell. The study in the journal Neuron shows some people can smell normally, despite missing the part of the brain that is considered to be crucial for smell – the olfactory bulbs. Lacking bulbs should cause anosmia (being […]

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Health bosses have expressed “serious concerns” over the possible re-accreditation of the UK’s largest group of registered homeopaths. In a letter to the Professional Standards Authority, they said it gives “a false impression” to the public that their treatments are “clinically and scientifically established”. Homeopathy should not be recommended to the public, health chiefs say. […]

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it found “unacceptable levels” of a cancer-causing impurity in the popular heartburn drug Zantac and its generic versions known chemically as ranitidine. U.S. and European health regulators said last month they were reviewing the safety of ranitidine, after online pharmacy Valisure flagged the impurities […]

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CVS has halted sales of popular heartburn treatment Zantac and the store generic version after warnings by U.S. health regulators. COOKIE DOUGH RECALL OVER POSSIBLE NUT ALLERGENS CVS is the latest retailer to pull the heartburn tablets from store shelves. Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned consumers about a potentially dangerous […]

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DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – Tanzania is refusing to provide detailed information on suspected Ebola cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a rare public rebuke as the region struggles with an outbreak already declared a global health emergency. Transparency and speed are key to combating the deadly hemorrhagic fever because it can spread […]

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