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Forced Electroshock therapy alive and well in Canada

Canadian Patients Fight Forced Electroshock

By DARRYL GREER

VANCOUVER, B.C. (CN) — A retired nurse, a Harvard-educated musician and others sued British Columbia this week, claiming it forcibly subjects mental health patients to electroconvulsive therapy and drugs with dangerous side effects, in violation of the Canadian Constitution. 463 more words

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Research reveals artificial thyroid cancer epidemic

Public Release: 6-Sep-2016

Australian National University

IMAGE: This image shows Associate Professor Suhail Doi (left) and Dr. Luis Furuya-Kanamori from the Research School of Population Health at The Australian National University. 588 more words

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Zika has the potential to wreak havoc in the adult brain

Public Release: 18-Aug-2016

Zika infection may affect adult brain cells

New findings suggest risk may not be limited to fetuses of pregnant women

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Malaria parasites help fight Ebola

Public Release: 16-Aug-2016

NIH explores connection between Ebola survival and co-infection with malaria parasites

NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

People infected with Ebola virus were 20 percent more likely to survive if they were co-infected with malaria-causing Plasmodium parasites, according to data collected at an Ebola diagnostic laboratory in Liberia in 2014-15. 438 more words

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Malaria parasites helps fight Ebola

Public Release: 16-Aug-2016

NIH explores connection between Ebola survival and co-infection with malaria parasites

NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

People infected with Ebola virus were 20 percent more likely to survive if they were co-infected with malaria-causing Plasmodium parasites, according to data collected at an Ebola diagnostic laboratory in Liberia in 2014-15. 438 more words

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1 in 5 are discharged from hospital with unstable vital signs

Public Release: 9-Aug-2016

UT Southwestern Medical Center

DALLAS – August 9, 2016 – Twenty percent of people hospitalized are released before all vital signs are stable, a pattern that is associated with an increased risk of death and hospital readmission, a new study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers shows. 888 more words

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1 in 5 are discharged from hospital with unstable vital signs

Public Release: 9-Aug-2016

UT Southwestern Medical Center

DALLAS – August 9, 2016 – Twenty percent of people hospitalized are released before all vital signs are stable, a pattern that is associated with an increased risk of death and hospital readmission, a new study by UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers shows. 888 more words

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