A SeaWorld clan loses its matriarch — the third killer whale to die at one of the parks this year – Washington Post

Washington Post A SeaWorld clan loses its matriarch — the third killer whale to die at one of the parks this yearWashington PostVeterinarians at SeaWorld San Diego have euthanized the matriarch of its killer whale clan following a battle with lung disease. Marine park officials said Kasatka, who was nearly 42 years old, died late […]

Bodybuilding Mom of 2 Reportedly Dies of Protein Overdose – PEOPLE.com

PEOPLE.com Bodybuilding Mom of 2 Reportedly Dies of Protein OverdosePEOPLE.comA bodybuilding competitor and mom of two reportedly died June 22 from a protein overdose, according to Perth Now. Meegan Hefford, a 25-year-old from Mandurah, Australia, was discovered to have a urea cycle disorder, which blocks the body from correctly …Bodybuilder mom dies from too much protein […]

Weight loss balloon treatment has killed 5 so far, FDA says – WCPO

WCPO Weight loss balloon treatment has killed 5 so far, FDA saysWCPOFive people who were using an obesity treatment that places balloons inside their stomachs have died since 2016, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. Four of the deaths involved people using the Orbera Intragastric Balloon System and one …Safety Alerts for Human Medical […]

Norovirus tied to donut shop sickens some 200 – CBS News

CBS News Norovirus tied to donut shop sickens some 200CBS NewsMAUMEE, OH — Almost 200 people were sickened by a norovirus outbreak that was traced to a local restaurant, and that number continues to climb, reports CBS Toledo affiliate WTOL. Health commissioner Eric Zgodinski said the number of people affected is …Health officials tie norovirus outbreak […]

Deaths From Colon Cancer Are up in Younger, White People – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.com Deaths From Colon Cancer Are up in Younger, White PeopleNBCNews.comMore Americans are dying from colon cancer at younger ages, and researchers are not sure why. New statistics from the American Cancer Society show death rates from colon cancer have been increasing steadily among people under 54 since 2004.More young people dying of colorectal cancer […]

Flesh-eating sea bugs attacked an Australian teen’s legs: ‘There was no stopping the bleeding.’ – Washington Post

TIME Flesh-eating sea bugs attacked an Australian teen's legs: 'There was no stopping the bleeding.'Washington PostWhen 16-year-old Sam Kanizay waded into the water off Brighton Beach late Saturday, it wasn't anything unusual for the Australian teen. He had grown up in that area of Melbourne, part of an active family that participated in triathlons and […]

Hospital worker defends staff in Charlie Gard case – ABC News

Mirror.co.uk Hospital worker defends staff in Charlie Gard caseABC NewsA member of the medical team that treated Charlie Gard has defended the care they gave the British infant who died of a rare genetic disease while criticizing political and religious leaders for prolonging the family's suffering by intervening in a …Charlie Gard medic decries 'soap […]

Gene Editing Breakthrough: How Far Is Fixing And Designing Babies? – Forbes

Forbes Gene Editing Breakthrough: How Far Is Fixing And Designing Babies?ForbesGene editing technology allowed scientists to remove a mutation from human embryos. How far are custom-designed babies? (Photo: Shutterstock). How far is our society from genetically modifying people like Microsoft Word documents? A recent publication …Here's where experts say we should draw the line on gene-editing […]

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