November 19, 2014

Study Examines Patients’ Perspectives on Deactivation of ICDs in End-of-Life

(Medical Xpress) – Most patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICDs)—small devices placed in a person’s chest to help treat irregular heartbeats with electrical pulses, or shocks—haven’t thought about device deactivation if they were to develop a serious illness from which … Read More

November 14, 2014

Indian Investigators Suspect Tainted Drugs Involved in Botched Sterilizations

(Washington Post) – Public anger is running high in Bilaspur, in the central Indian state of Chhattisgarh, as authorities expand their investigation of Saturday’s tragedy, in which 13 women died and dozens more were sickened. Authorities said they raided two … Read More

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