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New Treatment Approved for Rare Form of Hemophilia
New Treatment Approved for Rare Form of Hemophilia FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Obizur (antihemophilic factor recombinant) has been approved to treat a rare, non-inherited form of hemophilia in adults. Unlike the more common form of hemop...
Nurse Nina Pham Heading Home After Beating Ebola
Nurse Nina Pham Heading Home After Beating Ebola FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Nina Pham, the first of two Dallas nurses to be infected with Ebola while caring for a patient, is now free of the virus, officials at the U.S. National Institu...
New York, New Jersey to Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contacts
New York, New Jersey to Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contacts SATURDAY, Oct. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- On Friday, the governors of New York and New Jersey announced strict new quarantine measures for anyone returning via Kennedy and Newark L...
N.Y., N.J. Ease Ebola Quarantines
N.Y., N.J. Ease Ebola Quarantines MONDAY, Oct. 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Faced with pressure from the White House and criticism from infectious-disease experts, the governors of New York and New Jersey have eased their tough quarantine measures tha...
Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds
Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Babies Delivered by C-Section, Study Finds THURSDAY, Oct. 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Cesarean delivery was the most common inpatient surgery in the United States in 2011 and was used in nearly one-third of all deliveries, research...
New York City Ebola Patient in Stable Condition
New York City Ebola Patient in Stable Condition FRIDAY, Oct. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A New York City doctor who recently returned from West Africa infected with Ebola is in stable condition at Bellevue Hospital, media reports say. Dr. Craig Spenc...
Nearly 1 in 20 Cancer Patients Die Within Month of Surgery: Study
Nearly 1 in 20 Cancer Patients Die Within Month of Surgery: Study TUESDAY, Oct. 14, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a study of more than 1 million cancer patients who had surgery, Harvard researchers found that almost 5 percent died within one month of th...
New York's JFK Airport Begins Screening Passengers for Ebola
New York's JFK Airport Begins Screening Passengers for Ebola SATURDAY, Oct. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Kennedy International Airport in New York City started screening travelers from West Africa for Ebola on Saturday, the first of five major U.S. ai...
New Prosthetic Hands Restore Sense of Touch to Amputees
New Prosthetic Hands Restore Sense of Touch to Amputees WEDNESDAY, Oct. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People take the sense of touch for granted -- until it isn't there, says Igor Spetic, who lost that ability four years ago. For months after an acciden...
No New Ebola Infections in Dallas: CDC
No New Ebola Infections in Dallas: CDC SATURDAY, Oct. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- No new cases of Ebola have developed among more than four dozen people possibly exposed to the deadly virus in Dallas, public health officials said Saturday. Health work...