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Yep, Martin Shkreli's 5000 Percent Drug Price Hike Is Still In Effect
Daraprim, used to treat AIDS, malaria and cancer patients, once cost $13.50 a pill. Now it costs $750 a pill. By Sara Boboltz. Martin “Pharma Bro” Shkreli was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison and a $75,000 fine after he was found guilty of ...
Mother felt "physically ill" after hearing embryos possibly destroyed at fertility center
In Ohio, hundreds of hopeful parents are on edge. A storage tank malfunctioned last weekend at a fertility center in Cleveland, possibly destroying more than 2,000 frozen eggs and embryos. The eggs and embryos were in a long-term storage tank at ...
Outbreak Of Syphilis And HIV In Milwaukee Affecting Babies, Teens
Over a hundred people tested positive for syphilis and HIV in Milwaukee in a cluster infection. The outbreak of sexually transmitted disease among teens are alarming health authorities. ( CDC ). The Milwaukee Health Department confirms an increase in ...
Woman Who Gouged Out Her Eyes Reveals Why She Did It, Says 'Life Is More Beautiful Now'
Muthart was found gouging out her own eyes with her hands outside of a church in Anderson, South Carolina, on February 6. The 20-year-old fought off help from locals while in a state of delirium, and it eventually took a team of deputies to restrain ...
Thousands may have been exposed to mumps at a national cheerleading contest
(CNN) Thousands of athletes, coaches and spectators who attended a national cheerleading competition last month in Dallas may have been exposed to mumps, state health officials said. Approximately 230,000 people attended the National Cheerleaders ...
Experts Are Investigating A Cluster Of Lung-Related Deaths In Dentists
Researchers analyzed patients at a specialty treatment center in Virginia and found a 23-fold higher rate of a serious lung condition in dentists than would normally be expected. Posted on March 09, 2018, 22:36 GMT. Caroline Kee. BuzzFeed News Reporter ...
A Lifetime of Cycling Keeps the Immune System Young, Study Finds
A lifelong cycling habit, a new study in the UK finds, might give an 80-year-old the immune system of a 20-something. Photo: Spencer Platt (Getty Images). Immortality may be a gift reserved only for the mole rats of the world. But staying highly active ...
Questions And Answers About Opioids And Chronic Pain
Millions of Americans use opioids to relieve pain. But many also struggle with addiction. This week, a report in JAMA, the journal of the American Medical Association, found that nonopioid painkillers — like acetaminophen and ibuprofen — were as ...
Food Safety News
Nine sick in Salmonella outbreak linked to pet guinea pigs
Food Safety News
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported nine cases of Salmonella infection across eight states that are linked to pet guinea pigs. No deaths have been reported, but one person has been hospitalized. According to an outbreak advisory ...
Sir John Sulston human genome pioneer dies
British genome pioneer Sir John Sulston has died aged 75. He came to prominence as the British face of the international project to decode the human genome. Sir John won a Nobel Prize in 2002 for his work on the development of cells within a humble ...