Texas mother accused of faking son’s illness; boy had 13 “major” surgeries – CBS News

CBS News Texas mother accused of faking son's illness; boy had 13 "major" surgeriesCBS NewsDALLAS – An 8-year-old Dallas boy may have endured hundreds of unnecessary doctor visits and more than a dozen pointless surgeries, after police believe his mother faked multiple illnesses, CBS DFW reports. Kaylene Bowen-Wright is charged with injury …Texas mother arrested […]

‘Ground-breaking’ new drug gives hope in Huntington’s disease – Reuters

Mirror.co.uk 'Ground-breaking' new drug gives hope in Huntington's diseaseReutersLONDON (Reuters) – Scientists have for the first time fixed a protein defect that causes Huntington's disease by injecting a drug from Ionis Pharmaceuticals into the spine, offering new hope for patients with the devastating genetic disease. The …Excitement as trial shows Huntington's drug could slow progress […]

Bodybuilder warned that he’ll lose chemical-filled arms to amputation – Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal Constitution Bodybuilder warned that he'll lose chemical-filled arms to amputationAtlanta Journal ConstitutionKirill Tereshin, 21, of Pyatigorsk, Russia, made headlines when footage of his massively swollen biceps spread across the web, but according to doctors, he may not have them for much longer. A post shared by Кирилл Терешин/Kirill Tereshin …Russian boy injects himself […]

‘I beat type 2 diabetes with 200-calorie drinks’ – BBC News

BBC News 'I beat type 2 diabetes with 200-calorie drinks'BBC NewsNearly half of patients have reversed type 2 diabetes in a "watershed" trial, say doctors in Newcastle and Glasgow. People spent up to five months on a low-calorie diet of soups and shakes to trigger massive weight loss. Isobel Murray, 65, who had …Rigorous diet […]

Doctors Unsure if They Should Save Patient with ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ Tattoo – PEOPLE.com

PEOPLE.com Doctors Unsure if They Should Save Patient with 'Do Not Resuscitate' TattooPEOPLE.comEmergency room doctors faced a confusing ethical dilemma when an unconscious man was wheeled into a University of Miami hospital with a “Do Not Resuscitate” tattoo. The 70-year-old man, who was inebriated when he arrived, had a history of lung and …'Do Not […]

Why the flu shot this year may not protect you – ABC News

Los Angeles Times Why the flu shot this year may not protect youABC NewsThe upcoming flu season may be a particularly severe one in the U.S., some medical experts warned today, citing preliminary data from the Southern Hemisphere's waning flu season. The flu vaccine used this year in Australia — which has the same …Australia's […]

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