Health card expired, leukemia patient faces death

Health card expired, leukemia patient faces death

Nowaday. the cost of health is very expensive. Djamilatou Maiga, a Montreal woman suffering from leukemia and could soon be facing death because her public health care card has expired. She come from Mali to Canada nine years ago and found about her illness in February 2012. Maiga requires emergency bone marrow transplant but as her health care card expired in January it couldn’t be use. To make worst, she cannot renew it because her…

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IVF Children May Have Higher Odds of Autism: Study

IVF Children May Have Higher Odds of Autism: Study

THURSDAY, March 19, 2015 (HealthDay News) – Children conceived through assisted reproductive technology, such as in vitro fertilization, are twice as likely to have autism as those conceived without assistance, a new study finds. But researchers only found an association, which may be explained by multiple births and other risks, not the infertility treatment itself, experts said. The study included nearly 6 million children born from 1997 to 2007. After taking into account factors such…

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Diabetes Technology to an artificial Pancreas

Diabetes Technology to an artificial Pancreas

There’s news that person who uses insulin to manage diabetes get the replacement for their malfunctioning pancreas. The U.S Food and Drug Administration approved a mobile app-based system that can monitor a person”s sugar levels remotely. Parents can monitor a child’s sugar while she or he is in school providing greater peace of mind. The technology is the latest step in an evolution aimed at letting people manage diabetes without the burden of calibrating insulin…

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3 traditional medicine, 1 slimming product banned by Health Ministry

3 traditional medicine, 1 slimming product banned by Health Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry yesterday advised consumers to stop buying three unregistered traditional medicine and a slimming product as they were found to contain scheduled poisons. The three traditional medicine named by the Health Ministry were ‘Majun Dua Istimewa’, ‘Makjun Taufiq Dua Istimewa’ and ‘Madu Adunan Herba’ plus the slimming product known as ‘Figure-Up’.

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