42-year-old dialysis patient Sandra Medina waits inside a plane at the airport in Vieques, Puerto Rico. “It’s an injustice to have us like this” — flying back and forth for treatment — “when they can put a clinic here,” Medina said. Doctors amputated half her leg after an infection worsened months ago. A nervous flyer, she confided that sometimes she loses hope. “We go through a lot,” she said.
Tommy, the pet dog, was chained on the terrace and suffering from high fever when the police found him after discovering the 11 bodies in the Burari house. He was later said to have been convalescing at Noida’s House of Stray Animals, where he was taken... read more
It takes a patient’s age, urinary albumin\/creatinine ratio (UACR), and cardiovascular disease history to successfully identify hypertensive patients for whom the benefits of intensive therapy outweigh the risks. read more
Heart failure causes, symptoms and cure: Heart experts say that even moderate drinking could worsen the condition for heart failure patients. According to a new study, alcohol consumption could worsen the condition of patients with a faulty version of... read more
A recent analysis of health data from almost 100,000 veterans, both with and without HIV infection, found that within normal ranges, higher levels of bilirubin in the blood were associated with lower rates of heart failure, heart attack and stroke. read more
Common cold and flu is very debilitating and you have many questions around it. Can you get the flu from your pet, should you get flu shots, and how severe can it really be? We get an expert to answer basic questions about the shape-shifting virus. read more