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Sleeping tablet risk for heart failure patients, New Study

Sleeping tablet risk for heart failure patients, New Study

Heart failure patients taking sleeping pills suffer an increased risk of cardiovascular events, a team of Japanese researchers claim. The study led by Dr Masahiko Setoguchi reveals that among heart failure patients taking sleeping pill, there is an eight fold increased risk of cardiovascular events. The finding is based on the examination of the medical records of 111 heart failure ... Read More »

War on Boko Haram: African, Western nations unify in hunt for Nigerian girls(+video)

War on Boko Haram: African, Western nations unify in hunt for Nigerian girls

West African leaders have agreed to join forces in “total war” against the Nigerian Islamist militant group holding 200 schoolgirls, saying Boko Haram had become a regional al Qaeda. Meeting in Paris, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and his counterparts from Benin, Chad, Cameroon and Niger approved an action plan to counter an organisation that has been blamed for 2000 deaths ... Read More »

Paul Walker’s brother on ‘Fast and Furious 7’ set

Paul Walker's brother on 'Fast and Furious 7' set

The show goes on for the Fast & Furious 7 movie even after the untimely and tragic death of Paul Walker. Even though the movie is still moving towards completion, Walker’s co-stars admit that it is difficult to move on without the actor on the set. Paul’s brothers, Caleb and Cody Walker, will be filling in the gaps that Walker ... Read More »

Balkan flooding leaves at least 20 people dead (Video)

Balkan flooding leaves at least 20 people dead

More than 20 people in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina have been killed and thousands more displaced by the worst flooding to hit the Balkans in more than a century. Experts warned Saturday that the death toll will rise, as authorities grapple with the effects of nearly four months’ worth of rain in the past three days in the central European region. Read More »

Anticipating the Effects of Medicaid Expansion on Surgical Care

Anticipating the Effects of Medicaid Expansion on Surgical Care

Surgery patients covered by Medicaid arrive at the hospital in worse health, experience more complications, stay longer and cost more than patients with private insurance, a new study has found. The study, by researchers at the University of Michigan, may offer a preview of what to expect as millions of uninsured people qualify for Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Read More »

3rd MERS case confirmed in US

3rd MERS case confirmed in US

An Illinois man has become the third person in the United States infected with the virus that causes a deadly disease and has killed dozens of people around the world, federal officials said Saturday. The unidentified man is a work associate of the first U.S. patient to have been diagnosed with the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), the Centers for ... Read More »