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Can Billionaires Like Bezos and Buffett Disrupt Healthcare?

Image Credit: The BOSS Magazine<p>As Bezos, Buffett, and Dimon work on a plan, m&a activity continues to shift the landscape.<p>Anne-Frances Hutchinson<p>Now …

Affordable Care Act

How To Rob A Bank!

Image Credit: India Today<p>It took more than the evil genius of Nirav Modi to pull offthe massive Rs 11,400 crore swindle perpetrated on PNB. It took …

India

EU warns 'more cracks' in bloc as Spain dissolves Catalonia's parliament after it declares independence

The EU's most senior official warned that "more cracks" were emerging in the bloc on Friday after the Catalan parliament declared independence from Spain, plunging the country into political and economic turmoil.<p>Madrid swiftly responded to the vote by dissolving the Catalan parliament and …

'I gave birth to quadruplets and it almost killed me'

At 35 years old, I had a job I loved, a home I loved, and an independent life I loved. But when I took some time away from my job as a police-dispatched crisis intervention counselor, helping people in their most vulnerable times, I felt that something was missing. I was 35, and while I had dated …

Fixing a broken heart… in the womb

In 2014, Erica and Nate Endicott were expecting their first child. They were experiencing a smooth pregnancy and were excited to ‘see’ their son as …

WHICH COUNTRY HAS BIGGEST OBESITY PROBLEM? BBC NEWS

5 Signs You Might Have A Stomach Ulcer

Bloating and heartburn are only the tip of the iceberg.<p>Even though more than 25 million Americans will suffer from a stomach ulcer at some point during their lifetime, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, you don't need to put down the jalapeño poppers just yet. Contrary to …

Columbia University

This Tiny Tweak Will Take Your Mountain Climbers To The Next Level

Strengthen your hips AND abs.<p><i>Check out Women's Health's FitGIF Friday every week for fun and challenging new moves to make your sweat sesh really count. Here's this week's exercise:</i><p><b>Mini-band mountain climber</b>: Like any classic exercise, the mountain climber becomes that much harder when you add a …

Climbing

This Crazy Animation Shows How Organs Shift During Pregnancy

Incredible!<p>During the approximate 40 weeks of pregnancy, a woman's body undergoes some significant changes.<p>As the foetus grows, it occupies more and …

Pregnancy

Johnson & Johnson Just Won One of Its Talc Powder Cancer Lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson (jnj) notched a legal victory in a case centering on alleged links between its talc powder and ovarian cancer. A Missouri jury …

Drug pricing authority warns stent manufacturers against creating 'artificial' shortage

Cardiologists have reported that the NPPAs price cap on stents has not stopped cardiac procedures or adversely affected patients so far.<p>For the past …

An Epidemic Of Diabetes Is Sweeping The World. And Not Enough People Are Taking Notice

<i>Picture: Adam Ferguson / The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust</i>.<p>Diabetes is known to be an issue for affluent countries where changing lifestyles, …

The new Rs 500 notes: What you need to know about the latest chapter of demonetisation

The new high-security Rs 500 notes were released to banks for distribution on Sunday and the lenders have been asked to make separate arrangements …

• French leader takes hard line in meeting with British prime minister<br>• Leave camp may struggle to deliver on referendum promises<br>• Calais checks under Le Touquet agreement will stay in place, says president<p>Theresa May was warned by the French president, François Hollande, at their first meeting in Paris …

United Kingdom

A New Prescription for Sleepless Americans: Take Advice Not a Pill

For many sleepless Americans and their doctors, the go-to treatment for insomnia has long been a prescription for sleeping pills. But America may now be waking up to a new era of treatment ushered in by a recent recommendation from the American College of Physicians (ACP) that favors behavioral …

A Killer Toothache: How U.S. Dental Care Became a National Emergency

Kyle Willis had a toothache. What he didn't have was a job -- or health and dental insurance. Willis, who lived in Cincinnati, first visited a nearby dentist, where he was told one of his wisdom teeth had to be pulled. However, as an unemployed, single father, he had no way to pay for the procedure …

Dental device promises pain-free tooth repair

A filling is one of the most common procedures carried out by dentists. But just the thought of anesthetic injections followed by the sound of the drill is enough to send shivers down the spine of many people.<p>But a new technology developed by British scientists could dramatically reduce the need …

Tooth damage may be a sign of celiac disease, dental professionals told

Sherry Lee DeMone suffered from allergies, depression and intestinal issues for more than seven years before she was diagnosed with celiac disease. Many of her symptoms improved after she eliminated gluten from her diet, but her mouth shows permanent damage. At age 46, DeMone already wears dentures …

10 Diseases That Will Kill You In A Day

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Filling That Hole in Your HeartRepairing defects and ruptures deep inside the body may have just gotten a whole lot less invasive. Up until now, fixing damaged cardiac tissue, ulcers, hernias and...

Filling That Hole in Your Heart<p>Repairing defects and ruptures deep inside the body may have just gotten a whole lot less invasive. Up until now, …

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WHO claims smallpox eradicated, NCERT book shows otherwise

The World Health Organisation (WHO) might have declared that the smallpox has been eradicated on a global scale, but the Class 8 science book of the …

Worst dengue outbreak in capital, Delhi government launches dengue helpline number

With the capital battling its worst dengue outbreak in last five years, the Delhi government on Monday launched a dengue helpline number 011-23307145 …

Why 8 Indian airports with zero flights or passengers highlight growth risks

Two-and-a-half years after the completion of a new $17 million terminal building, the airport in Jaisalmer, a small and remote desert city in India's …

The Eko Core Is A Digital Upgrade For The Centuries-Old Stethoscope

In a few months, the stethoscope will celebrate its 200th birthday. A medical breakthrough in 1816, it’s still a part of nearly every doctor’s visit today and a symbol of medicine itself.<p>Yet the stethoscope hasn’t changed much in the past 200 years. No different than in the 17th century, listening …

When a Doctor Is Always a Phone Call Away

Many of the 136 million ER visits in 2011 could have been replaced with a $50 telemedicine consultation.<p>A 39-year-old truck driver was hauling through the Midwest in the middle of the night in 2011 when he began to feel a bit of indigestion. Then a lot of indigestion. He pulled over, recalling that …

Medicine

After polio, India set to win battle against tetanus at childbirth

Confirmation of the breakthrough came after a WHO and UNICEF joint team conducted field visits in the last four hotspots where incidence of the …

Public Health