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SYDNEY (Reuters) – An elderly man suffering Parkinson’s Disease and dementia was given 10 times his medication and had unexplained bruising when he died at an Australian aged care facility, his widow told an inquiry into the A$20 billion ($14 billion) aged care sector. A Royal Commission inquiry into Australia’s aged care industry began hearings […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device More than 1,000 10 to 19-year-olds were admitted to hospital with knife wounds in 2017/18. The figure, from NHS England, reveal a 54% rise in the number of children and teenagers treated for injuries from knives over five years. It comes as a leading consultant warns that she […]

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(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics unit is in settlement talks to resolve the bulk of individual lawsuits alleging the company’s metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip implants were defective and caused severe injuries, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, […]

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NHS trusts could “quickly run out of vital medicine” in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the chief executive of a leading hospital group has warned. Dr David Rosser of University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) said that, despite NHS stockpiling, shortages would likely occur due to “unprecedented” distribution challenges. medicine shortages could lead to some operations […]

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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – An HIV-positive American who had been deported from Singapore after serving a jail term has leaked online the personal data of 14,200 Singaporeans and foreigners diagnosed in the city-state with the virus. A view of the skyline of Singapore October 16, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su The disclosure by Singapore’s health ministry late Monday, […]

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FILE PHOTO: Didier Guillaume, newly-named French Minister of Agriculture and Food, arrives to attend the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, October 17, 2018. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes PARIS (Reuters) – France expects to have cut the use of weedkiller glyphosate by 80 percent […] AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – The Dutch government is lagging […]

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(Reuters) – A new not-for-profit supplier of generic drugs formed by a consortium of hospitals systems said it expects this year to be able to provide about 20 products to alleviate shortages of medicines used during surgeries and to treat life-threatening conditions, such as septic shock. <img title="Not-for-profit to offer 20 generic drugs in 2019 […]

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There have only been about four or five case reports in which organ recipients have acquired peanut allergies with anaphylaxis following a lung transplant.(iStock) Sometimes, you just really want a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. And, as long as you’re not allergic to the ingredients, that’s totally fine. At least, that’s what one woman thought. The 68-year-old woman, […]

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(Reuters) – A U.S. healthcare worker who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus while treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo arrived in the United States on Saturday and was put in quarantine in Nebraska. The medic, who is not exhibiting symptoms of Ebola, will remain under observation for up to two […]

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(Reuters health) – Forcing patients off opioid painkillers could sometimes do more harm than good, international medical experts warn in an open letter to health authorities. The letter, published in the journal Pain medicine, outlines risks associated with forced tapering of the addictive drugs and petitions U.S. policymakers to develop guidelines that are not “aggressive […]

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