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MONDAY, 21 AUGUST 2017, 01:09

Health

Caregiver convicted of rape in nursing home

Yesterday at 19:30 PM, via CNN

At first, no one believed them when they said the charming, well-liked aide in the nursing home where they lived had raped them. Now he’s going to prison.

How to get up mountains in a wheelchair

Saturday at 02:43 AM, via BBC News

Michelle, who has multiple sclerosis, is going on a trek in the Lake District for the first time in more than 10 years.

Bayer, J&J win third U.S. trial over Xarelto bleeding risk

Friday at 23:41 PM, via Reuters

(Reuters) – A federal jury has cleared Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson of liability in the third case to go to trial out of thousands of lawsuits claiming the drugmakers’ blood thinner Xarelto led to severe internal bleeding.

Spouse hostility may worsen chronic low back pain

Friday at 22:53 PM, via Reuters

(Reuters Health) – People with chronic low back pain may feel it even more sharply if their spouses are critical and unsupportive of their condition, according to a recent study.

Eating disorders linked to history of theft

Friday at 22:18 PM, via Reuters

(Reuters Health) – Women with anorexia nervosa or bulimia are up to four times more likely to be convicted of theft – often petty thefts like shoplifting – compared to peers without eating disorders, according to results from a large Swedish study.

Surgeries to remove weight-loss devices on the rise

Friday at 19:16 PM, via Reuters

Reuters Health – Doctors are doing fewer weight-loss procedures to implant adjustable bands around the stomach and more operations to remove the devices or alter them, a U.S. study suggests.

HIV patient finally gets life-saving ARVs

Friday at 13:05 PM, via Health24

A single father from the East Rand is now able to access medication and other services after his plight was highlighted in a Health-e News article in May.

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