Mom, 33, who lost all her limbs after giving birth sues hospital — Metro

She claims she returned to the hospital with stomach pains the day but was told she just had a stomach ache and constipation and was sent home.

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CDC Says Record High of New STD Cases — Majic 102.1

According to CNN, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday (September 26th) that new cases of the sexually transmitted diseases chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are at a record high in the U.S, with more than two million new infections last year. Only those three are required by law to be reported to the […]

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Antibiotic-resistant infection in hospitals kills 23,000 per year — Top rated and expert home health care services

Prior to antibiotics, half of the world’s population died from infections. This is the reality we now face yet again, unless we somehow manage to get antibiotic resistance under control Bacteria are incredibly adaptable, capable of sharing genetic material through proximity alone. If they’re close enough, gene packages can rapidly transfer between different bacteria Bacteriophages, […]

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Softbank Just Backed This Silicon Valley Biotech Startup — Fortune

Japanese telecom conglomerate Softbank has led a massive, $130 million round in Zymergen, a three-year old Silicon Valley biotech startup. The company is trying to produce industrial chemicals from single-cell organisms, or microbes, to help make everything from surgical sutures to super fuel-efficient car parts. Zymergen is going after a massive opportunity–industrial chemicals that are…

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