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January 14, 2019 6:54 AM ’90 Day Fiance’ star says she’s been hospitalized for kidney failure

A reality TV star on Sunday announced that she was found unresponsive inside her home and rushed to the hospital where she was diagnosed with acute kidney failure due to lupus. Ashley Martson, a star on TLC’s "90 Day Fiance," posted a photo of herself where she appeared to be sleeping in a hospital bed connected to IVs. She said she will be moved to another 284

January 13, 2019 3:00 AM American monitored for possible Ebola exposure released, having ‘never developed’ disease, Nebraska medical facility says

An American who was being monitored in Nebraska after possibly being exposed to Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo was released from care on Saturday, having “never developed” the disease, the medical facility announced. (Nebraska Medicine) An American who was being monitored in Nebraska after possibly being exposed to Ebola in the Democratic 281

January 13, 2019 2:47 AM Dr. Marc Siegel: Measles kills 90,000 a year worldwide – Vaccine has saved 20 million lives

Fox News medical correspondent Dr. Marc Siegel discusses the recent Measles outbreak and why the vaccine isn’t dangerous. The measles vaccine – as part of the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine series – is a life saver. Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control reveal that the measles vaccine has saved the lives of more than 20 million people 159

January 13, 2019 1:07 AM U.S. medic declared Ebola-free, leaves Nebraska quarantine

(Reuters) - A U.S. healthcare worker who was being monitored for the Ebola virus after treating patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo was released from a Nebraska hospital on Saturday after doctors said they had seen no signs of the deadly disease. The individual, whose name was not released for privacy reasons, did not develop Ebola symptoms 144

January 9, 2019 11:05 AM Former Insys CEO to plead guilty in opioid kickback case

BOSTON (Reuters) - The former chief executive of Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSY.O) is expected on Wednesday to plead guilty to participating in a scheme to pay doctors bribes in exchange for prescribing an addictive opioid medication. Michael Babich, who resigned as the Arizona-based drugmaker’s CEO in 2015, is scheduled to appear in federal court in Boston 118

January 7, 2019 2:20 PM Hill-Rom, Wells Fargo's VC invest in Israel's EarlySense

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - EarlySense, an Israeli maker of medical monitoring systems, said on Monday it raised $39 million in financing led by medical technology firm Hill-Rom and Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, the venture capital arm of Wells Fargo & Co. Other new investors include BlueRed Capital, Israel Innovation Fund, Argos Capital and Hotung Capital 121

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 26, 2018 4:55 PM Opioid abuse up in people who need heart surgery, increasing risk of complications

(Reuters Health) - The proportion of U.S. heart surgery patients with opioid use disorders has surged in recent years, and a new study suggests addicts are much more likely to develop major surgery complications. Prolonged opioid use is associated with an increased risk for cardiovascular problems like heart attacks and strokes as well as endocarditis 96

December 26, 2018 1:57 PM U.S. drug developer Capricor places Duchenne drug trial on hold

(Reuters) - Capricor Therapeutics Inc said on Wednesday it had put on hold a clinical trial of its drug to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), a muscle-wasting disorder, citing a safety review. The review follows a severe allergic reaction during infusion of the drug, the company said in a filing here. The patient responded well to medical treatment 128