Woman dies after ‘acupuncture’ session that used live bees instead of needles

A woman in Spain died after undergoing a supposedly routine “bee acupuncture” treatment and then suffering an allergic reaction that put her in a coma. The alternative medicine procedure is more or less what its name conjures up: Instead of a needle, an acupuncture practitioner injects bee venom into the body at certain points. In some instances, […]Related:Longtime AIDS researcher Robert Redfield picked to lead CDCTeenage twins needed liver transplants. One of them lived long enough to get his.Former FDA commissioners say right-to-try bills could endanger ‘vulnerable patients’
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For decades, Tim Lennon repressed memories of the childhood abuse he says he suffered at the hands of a priest. It wasn’t until 1995, when Lennon was in his late 40s and living in San Francisco, that he stumbled across information about clergy sexual abuse and felt decades-old memories come flooding back. “I said, ‘Oh my god, that happened to me,'” Lennon remembers. But even that moment, he says, didn’t prepare him for the memories that resurfaced in 2010 — an avalanche that he believes was triggered by his twin daughters turning 12, the age around which he says he was raped by a priest....
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Resumo O prop ósito deste trabalho foi avaliar o conhecimento de idosos acerca da sífilis e Aids antes e após a realização de ações educativas. Foram selecionados 55 idosos que participavam de grupo de conveniência no território dos Terrenos Novos, em Sobral - CE. Para a coleta dos dados, utilizou-se um questionário semiestruturado sobre HIV/Aids e sífilis, incluindo características gerais e informações sobre conceito, transmissão, prevenção, vulnerabilidade e tratamento. O questionário foi aplicado ...
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Resumo O presente estudo analisou o consumo alimentar e a presen ça de fatores de risco cardiovasculares em pessoas vivendo com HIV/AIDS (PVHA) em uso regular de antirretrovirais. O consumo alimentar foi avaliado por meio de questionário de frequência alimentar anual, dividido em alimentos protetores e não protetores para doença cardiovascular (DCV). Os dado s foram calculados pelo Teste t de Student para amostras independentes, pelo Teste U de Mann-Whitney e pelo teste exato de Fischer, considerando significativo p
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Authors: Morales D, Ramirez G, Herrera-Arellano A, Tortoriello J, Zavala M, Zamilpa A Abstract Current antiobesity and antidiabetic tools have been insufficient to curb these diseases and frequently cause side effects; therefore, new pancreatic lipase and α-glucosidase inhibitors could be excellent aids for the prevention and treatment of these diseases. The aim of this study was to identify, quantify, and characterize the chemical compounds with the highest degree of inhibitory activity of these enzymes, contained in a Ludwigia octovalvis hydroalcoholic extract. Chemical purification was performed by liquid-...
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Patients not accessing them, physicians not using full range of features
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Letter should be sent informing patient of their discharge, providing at least 30 days'notice
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Publication date: Available online 16 August 2018Source: Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical SciencesAuthor(s): Shivani Verma, Puneet UtrejaAbstractOccurrence of skin fungal infections is increasing nowadays and their presence is more prominent in patients suffering from immunocompromised diseases like AIDS. Skin fungal infections are a major cause of visits by patients to dermatology clinics. Although, a large number of antifungal agents are available for treatment of skin fungal infections, but, their toxic profile and physicochemical characteristics reduce therapeutic outcome. When these antifungal agents are delivered topi...
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GN Hearing (CPH:GN) this week announced it inked a partnership with Google (NSDQ:GOOG) to enable its hearing aid devices to directly stream audio from Android devices, and said it launched its Beltone Amaze hearing solution. With the Google deal, users will be able to connect and monitor their hearing aids on Android devices as well as stream audio, without the need for an intermediate device. The service will initially be available on the company’s ReSound LiNX Quattro and Beltone Amaze devices. “According to the World Health Organization, around 466 million people worldwide have disabling hearing loss. T...
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