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Nurse cancels ambulance one minute from dying woman’s house

Nurse cancels ambulance one minute from dying woman’s house

A nurse working for the NHS 111 has said that her decision to cancel an ambulance, which was just a minute away from the home of a dying woman, was wrong.

Discovery to lead to individual treatment for cancer patients

Discovery to lead to individual treatment for cancer patients

A new discovery by scientists in the United Kingdom might soon lead to individual and tailored treatment for cancer patients.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Shares Drop Further on News of SEC Investigation

Valeant Pharmaceuticals Shares Drop Further on News of SEC Investigation

On Monday, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc's shares dropped almost twenty one percent following the news that the drug manufacturer was under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Valeant spokeswoman, Laurie Little said, "Valeant confirms that it has several ongoing investigations, including investigations by the U. S. Attorney's Offices for Massachusetts and the Southern District of New York, the SEC, and Congress."

Insect flies into woman’s eye, doctors save sight

Insect flies into woman’s eye, doctors save sightA team of doctors at a hospital in the United Kingdom has saved sight of a woman after an insect flew into her eye.

Overweight individuals may have poor memory, study

Overweight individuals may have poor memory, studyAccording to a new healthcare study, overweight young adults may have poorer memory compared to others in the same age group who are within prescribed weight limit.

'Vaginal seeding' has no proven benefit for new-born babies

'Vaginal seeding' has no proven benefit for new-born babies

Medical experts have said that there is no proven benefit for babies born through C sections from a treatment known as "seeding".

Doctors said that a growing number of mothers in the UK are opting for the treatment and are putting their babies at risk of serious infection. They pointed out that the demand for the procedure is increasing across hospitals in the country but said that there are not proven benefits.

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