Tulsa dentist accused of exposing thousands of patients to Hepatitis C

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A dentist in Tulsa has been accused of exposing thousands of patients who visited his clinic to Hepatitis C and endangering their lives by using filthy instruments,

Washington Navy Yard Shooting puts spotlight on gun debate

Washington Navy Yard Shooting puts spotlight on gun debate

The issue of mentally challenged people getting access to dangerous weapons has again appeared on center stage after the deadly attack on hapless people at the Washington

Alzheimer’s disease better Diagnosed with Flourescent Compounds?

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Alzheimer’s is a treacherous disease that not only robs the memories of a person but is also difficult to be diagnosed. The findings in this field explain

U.S. grants $33.2 million for preventive research on Alzheimer’s

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In a move that will provide a lot of impetus for prevention of the life crippling disease Alzheimer’s, the federal government has announced a grant of $33.2

New Blood Test Differentiates Viral and Bacterial Infections; Reduce Antibiotic Use

New blood test differentiates viral and bacterial infections, aims to curb unneeded antibiotic use

Researchers at Duke University claim to have developed a blood test that can help determine if a patient’s respiratory illness has bacterial or viral genesis. With results

Percentage of uninsured Americans fall again

Percentage of uninsured Americans fall again

Percentage of Americans without health coverage has dropped again, for second time in a row, the latest Census Bureau report out Tuesday reported. Despite an insignificant change

GSK’s drug combo to treat melanoma gets priority review from FDA

GSK’s drug combo to treat melanoma gets priority review from FDA

A new form of treatment from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for melanoma has won priority review from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The regulator accorded top priority to the review

US childhood obesity epidemic declining!

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Some reason to cheer! Levels of childhood Obesity in America are not rising anymore and may have stabilized, suggest the findings of a new study. Obesity rates,

CDC report on antibiotics rings danger bells

CDC report on antibiotics rings danger bells

While the use of antibiotics provides the much needed respite from a bacterial infection, the overuse of such drugs tends to do more harm than good in

Ranbaxy’s Mohali unit slapped with import alert by USFDA

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One of the principal pharma companies, Ranbaxy Laboratories, its unit in Mohali, was issued an import alert by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA). Ranbaxy heads