After a bit of a lull in Sarnia-Lambton’s COVID-19 caseload, two more cases have been confirmed by health officials. There are now 321 in the area, according to Lambton public health’s latest report released late Friday night. Three more people have also recovered from the disease caused by the novel...
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday said it plans to let medical device makers report less serious malfunctions of some devices on a quarterly basis to cut down on repeated reviews of common problems. The FDA said in a statement that it is proposing...
Children who do not consume peanut during their first year of life are more likely to be allergic to peanut at age three, according to new findings from the CHILD Cohort Study. The study, published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, found that infants who did...
Health Canada was investigating an outbreak of E. coli bacteria. The outbreak seemed to be linked to romaine lettuce, however they still have no idea which product is causing the infections. Quebec and Newfoundland and Labrador have each reported 13 cases, Ontario has had 8, New Brunswick five and Nova Scotia...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kmart Corp, a unit of Sears Holdings Corp, has agreed to pay $32.3 million to settle allegations that its pharmacies failed to report discounted prescription drug prices to federal health programs, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday. The settlement agreement with the United States...
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday announced changes to its guidelines on who should wear a mask during the Covid-19 pandemic and where they should wear it. The new guidance recommends that the general public wear cloth masks made from at least three layers of fabric “on public transport,...
Doctors find giant air pocket where part of man’s brain should be. After suffering from some fairly mild symptoms, one unlucky guy from Northern Ireland took a trip to the hospital, only to find out he had an apple-sized air bubble in his skull. As explained in a case report called...
A MAN'S penis started turning black after his partner accidentally bit it during sex, docs have revealed. The 43-year-old, who hasn't been identified, went to hospital five days after getting frisky. The report was published last week in the Visual Journal of Emergency Medicine, and as you might expect from the...
Losing weight is an effective treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), but why exactly this is the case has remained unclear. Now, researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that improvements in sleep apnea symptoms appear to be linked to the reduction...
With the population of flyers is aging, many arriving on board with pre-existing disease and longer flights, the announcement, 'Is there a doctor on board' seems to be more common, says Dr. W. Gifford Jones in this week's instalment of The Doctor Game. Every time it happens to me, it...