Casey Kandilakis

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Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant

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US Nurses On Ebola: 'We've Been Lied To'

"This situation has been a nightmare," National Nurses United executive director RoseAnn DeMoro told reporters on Wednesday. "We've been told a lot of things wrong. We've been lied to. And we know this because the nurses have told us this."<p>The attention is currently on Dallas, where critical errors …

As second nurse is infected with Ebola, her air travel heightens fears

Fears grew Wednesday that more medical workers may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus after a second Dallas nurse fell ill and health officials scrambled to alert scores of airline passengers who had been on a jet with her.<p>After weeks of assertions that U.S. hospitals were well-prepared …

New gene therapy treatment showing promise against 'bubble boy' disease

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than a decade ago, doctors showed dramatic progress in helping infants born with a severe deficiency in their immune systems, a condition known as “bubble boy” disease. But when one quarter of treated children developed leukemia within two to five years, researchers …

Gene therapy effective to treat 'bubble boy' syndrome

<b>An advance in gene therapy may provide safe treatment to children with a fatal genetic disorder that leads to no functioning immune system.</b><p>The majority of children with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency, or X-SCID, die before the age of one and must live in a "bubble" for protection.<p>During …

9 Modern Card Games That Don’t Suck

Your days of playing Go Fish are probably long gone, but that doesn’t mean breaking out a card game during your next night of shared beers is a bad …

'Save Excalibur' fails: Madrid euthanizes Ebola patient's dog

Madrid health authorities have put down Ebola patient Teresa Romero Ramos' dog, Excalibur, despite protests to save the animal's life.<p>The dog was sedated before being euthanized, according to health authorities. Its body was moved, following protocol, to a place where it could be …

WHO says Ebola epidemic still spreading in West Africa

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The Ebola epidemic is still spreading in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia and projections show there could be between 5,000 and 10,000 new cases a week in early December, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.<p>Bruce Aylward, World Health Organization assistant …

Health Officials Monitoring 125 For Ebola Symptoms

Health officials are now monitoring 125 people who had either definite or possible exposure to the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is monitoring 11 people who had contact with and 114 people who may have had contact with …

Texas healthcare worker diagnosed with Ebola as CDC suggests breach of safety protocol

A Texas healthcare worker who provided care for Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient to be given a diagnosis of Ebola in the US, who died on Wednesday, has tested positive for the deadly virus.<p>At a Sunday morning press conference at the hospital, it was confirmed that a close contact of the …

Fecal Transplants May Soon Be Available in a Pill

When you have <i>Clostridium difficile</i> (<i>C. difficile</i>), a potentially life-endangering infection characterized by diarrhea, you’ll try anything to cure …

Watch Bill Murray Sing Along to Bob Dylan

"Shelter from the Storm" never sounded, or looked, so good<p><b>There are many reasons</b> we love Bill Murray — from vanquishing evil as Dr. Venkman and crashing engagement shoots to taking tickets at a minor league game. He's as approachable as he is amazing. His audience is instantly comfortable and …

Breaking The Molds: See Microbes As Art

<i>Taking Art to the Cellular Level</i> features 20 enlarged microscopic visuals from Southern California research. The collaborative exhibit–on display …

Doctors unsure why only certain Ebola patients bleed

One of Ebola's most notorious symptoms is bleeding from places like the nose and mouth, but such bleeding has only occurred in a minority of cases in the current outbreak.<p>It remains a mystery why some people experience this bleeding while others don't. The bleeding, which is properly called …

Snowball Debuts A Unified Inbox For All Your Messaging Apps

A new mobile application called Snowball, launching today, is going to give iPhone users Android envy. The app serves as a universal inbox for your many mobile messaging clients, including Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, SMS, Snapchat, Google Hangouts and more, and appears right on your Android …

U.S. Ebola Survivor Donates Blood to Infected Journalist

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A 29-Year-Old Woman Plans To Die Nov. 1, And She's Fighting For Others Like Her

Brittany Maynard is planning to die on Nov. 1, and she's fighting to expand end-of-life choices for others in similar situations.<p>Maynard had just turned 29 when she was diagnosed with brain cancer in January. She had recently married husband Dan Diaz, and the couple were trying for a family.<p>But 70 …

Excalibur, The Dog Exposed To Ebola, Is Euthanized

<b>Update: At 2 p.m. ET, our correspondent in Madrid informed us that Excalibur had been euthanized, reportedly inside the couple's apartment; the body was then transported to an incinerator.</b><p>The latest victim of the Ebola panic has not been tested for the deadly virus. But he lived with someone who …

Ebola outbreak: 'Five infected every hour' in Sierra Leone

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Second Patient Monitored for Ebola in Texas

Health officials in Texas are monitoring a second patient for Ebola, as they investigate over a dozen individuals who were in contact with the first …

US Ebola patient in a serious condition

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50 Fun, Cheap Dates To Make Fall Your Most Memorable Season Ever

By Chrissy Stockton,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1wpUANG<p>1. Have a romantic two-person bonfire in your backyard, or at a nearby beach (they’re not …

5 Things You Didn't Know About Charlie Brown

It's trivia you didn't know, Charlie Brown!<p>The first "Peanuts" comic strip was published on Oct. 2, 1950. Charles Schulz was 27 at the time. The cartoonist, who died at the age of 77 in 2000, was said to have lived a life similar to his character of Charlie Brown, often expressing feelings such as, …

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The First Trailer For Pixar's Next Film, Inside Out, Is Here At Last!

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