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Dramatic Progress Made in Testing for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Researchers at Stanford University recently made exciting and significant progress toward developing a possible diagnostic test for chronic fatigue syndrome, or ME/CFS. In a pilot study of 40 people, half healthy and half with ME/CFS, all of the patients with … Continue reading

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Rugby Dad Paralyzed with Guillain-Barré Syndrome After Food Poisoning

Food poisoning: a dreaded topic because we know it means not feeling the best in the world and often having to cancel plans. It can mean a trip to the emergency room, family physician, urgent care or even being hospitalized. … Continue reading

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) May Be Bacterial Infection In Many Cases: New Study

Infections of the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus may be an overlooked cause of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), according to research published in a recent edition of the medical journal Archives of Disease in Childhood. The research analyzes autopsy reports of 130 babies who died of SIDS.  Thirty-two of those babies died … Continue reading

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Man Faking Down Syndrome Hires Aids for Diaper Changes

Three caregivers were hired to provide assistance to a man they believed had Down syndrome, and they allegedly discovered he lied about having the disorder in order to derive sexual gratification when they changed his diapers and cleaned his private … Continue reading

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$950,000 in Settlement for Death of Negligent Vascular Surgery Followed by Compartment Syndrome Ischemia and Stroke

Ms. Doe, 52, underwent popliteal peroneal artery bypass grafting surgery. She required four additional surgeries after this procedure, including replacement of her inflow and outflow grafts, a fasciotomy to relieve compartment syndrome and resection of necrotic muscle in her lower … Continue reading

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