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December 31, 2018 2:18 PM Woman develops donor's peanut allergy after lung transplant

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 117

December 28, 2018 4:17 PM Scheduled dialysis for undocumented immigrants saves money and lives

(Reuters Health) - Providing scheduled dialysis for undocumented immigrants with kidney failure, rather than offering them only emergency dialysis, dramatically reduces deaths, healthcare use and costs, a study in Texas suggests. The difference was so significant that the study authors recommend scheduled, three-times-a-week dialysis as the universal 112

December 12, 2018 8:44 PM Diabetic amputations on the rise in the U.S

(Reuters Health) - - A growing number of people with diabetes in the U.S. are losing toes and feet to the disease by the time they reach middle age, according to a study that suggests a reversal after years of progress against diabetes. When people with diabetes have poorly controlled blood sugar, over time this can restrict blood flow to the lower legs and lead to nerve 111

December 10, 2018 10:15 PM U.S. veterans' hospitals often better than nearby alternatives

(Reuters Health) - - U.S. Veterans Administration (VA) hospitals may provide better quality care than other hospitals in many American communities, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers looked at 121 regional health care markets with at least one VA hospital and one non-VA facility. Altogether they assessed 135 VA hospitals and 2,988 non-VA hospitals using 112

October 24, 2018 9:09 PM Surgeon age doesn't affect cataract surgery outcomes

(Reuters Health) - Late-career surgeons perform a large proportion of cataract operations, and they do it with an overall low rate of adverse events, a Canadian study suggests. In recent years, researchers have analyzed whether surgeons’ age affects their skills, dexterity and risk for mistakes in the operating room, the study authors note in JAMA Ophthalmology 120

September 6, 2018 10:10 PM Apple to provide online tool for police to request data: letter

(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) plans to create an online tool for police to formally request data about its users and to assemble a team to train police about what data can and cannot be obtained from the iPhone maker, according to a company letter seen by Reuters. The letter, dated Sept. 4, was from Apple General Counsel Kate Adams to U.S. Sen. Sheldon 81

August 27, 2018 10:38 AM EU executive to hold meeting this week on U.N. Myanmar report

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union’s executive in Brussels will hold a meeting this week with the authors of the U.N. report on Myanmar, which said on Monday that the southeast Asian state’s military had “genocidal intent” in action against the Rohingya. “Those responsible for alleged serious and systemic human rights violation must be held to account 55

August 25, 2018 11:34 PM Fed Staff Research Signals Unease About Ignoring Unemployment Drop

Paper suggests waiting to raise rates until inflation rises could lead to poor outcomes JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.—Research from staff economists at the Federal Reserve, posted ahead of Chairman Jerome Powell’s speech on Friday, warns policy makers against placing too little attention on potential effects of very low unemployment on inflation. Mr. Powell cited 82

July 25, 2018 6:51 PM Childhood abuse linked to endometriosis risk

(Reuters Health) - Women who were abused as children may be more likely to develop endometriosis in adulthood, separate studies suggest. The authors of a European report in the journal Human Reproduction found a 20 percent to 50 percent increased risk of developing endometriosis with a history of sexual or emotional abuse, while the authors of a large 112

July 5, 2018 8:31 PM Hillary Clinton to appear at OZY Fest alongside acts like Michelle Wolf, Chelsea Handler, Common and more

Hillary Clinton will be featured at the 2018 OZY Fest in New York City for an interview about politics and more. OZY Media announced the news on Thursday that Clinton will be featured as part of this year’s lineup, which already includes acts that run the gamut of music, literature, comedy and politics. Emerson Collective president and founder Laurene 87