Virginia Mason earns Marine Stewardship Council certification

Virginia Mason

Virginia Mason earns Marine Stewardship Council certification

New stem-cell discovery may lead to more streamlined process for tissue regeneration

A new stem-cell discovery might one day lead to a more streamlined process for obtaining stem cells, which in turn could be used in the development of replacement tissue for failing body parts, according to UC San Francisco scientists who reported the findings in the current edition of Cell.
The…
New stem-cell discovery may lead to more streamlined process for tissue regeneration

FDA approves use of Imbruvica to treat patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of Imbruvica (ibrutinib) to treat patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) who carry a deletion in chromosome 17 (17p deletion), which is associated with poor responses to standard treatment for CLL. Imbruvica received…
FDA approves use of Imbruvica to treat patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Cloud Pharmaceuticals awarded Phase I grant from NSF SBIR program

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Cloud Pharmaceuticals awarded Phase I grant from NSF SBIR program

We may be buying more suncream

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Experts say that we are not using suncream effectively because we don’t understand the risks
We may all be buying more sun cream this year than ever before — but experts say that we are not using it effectively because we don’t understand the risks. 
When we…
We may be buying more suncream

NHS worker jailed for scamming top cancer hospital out of £642,000

Stacey Tipler, 32, worked at Royal Marden Hospital Trust accounts office
Changed suppliers’ bank account numbers to those of her accomplices 
Gang passed most of the money back to her and fiancé, Scott Chaplin, 33
Tipler and Chaplin, of Carshalton, Surrey, jailed for four and five and…
NHS worker jailed for scamming top cancer hospital out of £642,000

Ebola warning issued as hospitals could be ‘ill-equipped’ if virus spreads to UK

Public Health England issues warning to GPs, AE departments, Critical Care Units and all NHS trusts across the UK
Ebola has killed 672 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone
More than 1,200 people have been infected since the outbreak in February
On Friday, U.S. citizen Patrick Sawyer died…
Ebola warning issued as hospitals could be ‘ill-equipped’ if virus spreads to UK

FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg’s Statement on the Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer

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FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg’s Statement on the Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer

Diagnostic accuracy of rapid urine dipstick test to predict urinary tract infection among pregnant women in Felege Hiwot Referral Gospital, Bahir Dar, North West Ethiopia

Untreated bacteriuria during pregnancy has been shown to be associated with low birth-weight and premature delivery. Therefore, routine screening for bacteriuria is advocated.
The decision about how to screen pregnant women for bacteriuria has always been a balance between the cost of…
Diagnostic accuracy of rapid urine dipstick test to predict urinary tract infection among pregnant women in Felege Hiwot Referral Gospital, Bahir Dar, North West Ethiopia

A study of snake bite among children presenting to a paediatric ward in the main Teaching Hospital of North Central Province of Sri Lanka

Snake bite is a common problem in the North Central province of Sri Lanka. Common krait (Bungarus careuleus), Ceylon krait (Bungarus ceylonicus), Cobra (Naja naja), Russell’s viper (Daboia russelii), Saw-scaled viper (Echis carinatus) and Hump-nosed pit viper (Hypnale hypnale) are the six…
A study of snake bite among children presenting to a paediatric ward in the main Teaching Hospital of North Central Province of Sri Lanka

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