MINNEAPOLIS — “Hopeful” isn’t an official NFL injury designation, but it’s the word a source uses to explain the Sunday game status of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, who reportedly received this week platelet-rich plasma injections for his strained right calf as part of the push to play Minnesota. Prescott
Covid-19 vaccines used today need to be stored at cold temperatures, but a patch covered in tiny plastic spikes coated with a vaccine could provide an alternative Health October 29, 2021 By Alice Klein The square vaccine skin patch sits inside an applicator David Muller/University of Queensland A skin patch
Some states, as well as the federal government — which executed 13 people under President Donald J. Trump after a 17-year moratorium — use a single drug, pentobarbital, in executions. Corn many states, including Oklahoma, had difficulties get the drugs, partly because the corporations don’t want to be associated with
Researchers are studying ways to improve the performance and reduce the environmental impact of millions of inhalers used to treat asthma and COPD. Together with Kindeva – a Loughborough-based drugmaker – the University is developing a new way of delivering medicine to the lungs via an inhaler using greener propellants.
The United States Supreme Court lifts a stay on executions in the state halted by drug concoctions and botched lethal injection. A 60-year-old Oklahoma man who stabbed a prison cafeteria worker to death in 1998 is set to receive a lethal injection on Thursday in the state’s first attempt to
The Department of Corrections said it had taken great steps to ensure that only approved drugs would be used whenever lethal injections resumed. DOC Director Scott Crow said the state’s new execution protocol allows for no substitutions for the deadly drug cocktail. The three drugs include Midazolam, a sedative; vecuronium
Young women across the UK are boycotting nightclubs and pubs on Wednesday as college towns join a nationwide ‘girls night in’ protest after reports of growing cases of drinking and students drugged by needle injections. The online campaign, which has gained momentum in college towns such as Bristol, Brighton and
Inhalers are small, hand-held devices that deliver medicine directly into your lungs. They treat lung conditions including asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Albuterol, the drug most commonly used in inhalers, is only available by prescription. But there are a variety of over-the-counter (OTC) options used to treat mild
Whether COVID-19 vaccines contain fetal cells or products was widely discussed in a recent Hint. The quick answer was no. But the use of fetal cell lines (FCLs) in research and development and/or drug production and manufacturing is a much larger topic than you, or I, can imagine. We will
While many of the food recalls we cover are done out of caution, recalls involving medications are understandably a bit more serious. To that end, the FDA recently announced two high blood pressure drug recalls worth bringing to your attention. If you are taking any of these medicines, it is
Oomen are afraid to go clubbing as police investigate reports of injection spikes, activists have warned. Nightclub boycotts are expected in UK cities next week as students call for tighter nightclub security amid reports of women being attacked with needles. Police in Nottinghamshire and West Yorkshire have both received reports
William George Davis, seen here in court on Tuesday, was charged with injecting air into the arteries of the four patients after undergoing heart surgery at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler in 2017 and 2018. (Les Hassell/Longview News-Journal via PA) TYLER, Texas (AP) — A Texas nurse was
TYLER, Texas — A Texas nurse was convicted on Tuesday of capital murder in the deaths of four patients who died after prosecutors said he injected them with air following heart operations. The Smith County jury deliberated for about an hour before convicting William George Davis of Hallsville of capital
Hyaluronic Acid (HA) is a naturally occurring substance in the body that has the ability to attract water, helping your skin stay hydrated and firm. The synthetic form of this ingredient is used in some brands of injectable cosmetic treatments called dermal fillers. Although HA injections have been used for
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A man and woman face charges of allegedly operating an illegal medical facility and performing procedures such as lip plumping injections and botox without a license. Kenny and Olga Girchenko were arrested on October 15 and are charged with acting as an unlicensed nurse and acting
An internist with little formal training recklessly injected a dangerous dermal filler into patients seeking breast and penile enhancements — often with extremely harmful results — at dozens of offices in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and the United States. Connecticut, authorities charged. Carrying the product in duffel bags, Dr.
It’s hard to believe this needs to be said, but the injectable self-tanner is do not a trend, and anyone who says otherwise is as misinformed as “human Ken doll” Jimmy Featherstone. The headline made headlines again after Featherstone admitted to injecting himself with illegal melanin substances to enhance his
AMSTERDAM, Oct. 13 – Researchers in the Netherlands are developing laser technology to enable “virtually painless” needle-free injections in what they call a breakthrough that will quell fear and lower the threshold for vaccination. The “Bubble Gun” uses a laser to push tiny droplets through the outer layer of the
Gladys Araceli Ceron, 73, was sentenced by US District Court Judge Richard G. Stearns to two years in prison and two years on probation. The judge reserved judgment on restitution for a later date. On April 2, 2021, Ceron pleaded guilty to five counts of delivering for hire an adulterated
LAWRENCE — Gladys Araceli Ceron was just 16 when she left her family in the Dominican Republic to attend medical school in Venezuela. In her twenties, after graduating, completing a residency and working in rural communities, she opened a medical practice in Venezuela specializing in gynecology and aesthetics, according to
Kevin De Bruyne has revealed his regret at playing in Belgium’s quarter-final loss to Italy after suffering two painkiller injections in his ankle. Speaking to Belgian newspaper HLNthe Manchester City player has revealed he received the treatment after sustaining an injury against Portugal in the previous round after being brutally
A Massachusetts woman was convicted in federal court in Boston on Wednesday of illegally injecting silicone in exchange for money. Gladys Araceli Ceron, 73, declined to comment as she left the courthouse after a judge ordered her to serve two years in prison and two years on probation. Indicted in
US scientists say they have created a vaccine patch which offers better protection against infectious diseases than traditional injections. A 3D printer is used to make the patch, which is smaller than a fingertip. Each patch – which contains many small “micro-needles” – can be applied directly to the skin.
through: Maggie Newland (CBS Newspath) Job : October 4, 2021 / 9:19 a.m. MDT / Update: October 5, 2021 / 5:30 a.m. MDT RALEIGH, N.C. (CBS Newspath) – Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are developing new technology that could make getting the COVID-19 vaccine, flu