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Oh what a feeling!

Oh what a feeling!

Cardiocerebral resuscitation improves survival of patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

Cardiocerebral resuscitation improves survival of patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest

New research suggests it may be possible to separate the anticancer properties of vitamin D

New research suggests it may be possible to separate the anticancer properties of vitamin D

Popular painkiller linked to 2000 deaths

Popular painkiller linked to 2000 deaths

Project could lead to fall in prescribing errors for children

Project could lead to fall in prescribing errors for children

New inhaled drug for diabetics an alternative treatment option for some

New inhaled drug for diabetics an alternative treatment option for some

French surgeons ready to perform second face transplant

French surgeons ready to perform second face transplant

Contradiction surrounds face transplant patient

Contradiction surrounds face transplant patient

Fruits and vegetables can increase or decrease the activity and toxicity of orally-administered drugs

Fruits and vegetables can increase or decrease the activity and toxicity of orally-administered drugs

Psychologists find that two different thought processes can explain how we gauge our risk of disease

Psychologists find that two different thought processes can explain how we gauge our risk of disease

Psychologists have gained insight into how people judge their personal health risks

Psychologists have gained insight into how people judge their personal health risks

Elderly need to make sure they get enough vitamin B12

Elderly need to make sure they get enough vitamin B12

Acetaminophen, when taken as directed, is safe for patients with liver disease

Acetaminophen, when taken as directed, is safe for patients with liver disease

FDA examines deaths of patients using pain patches

FDA examines deaths of patients using pain patches

Drug abusers are increasingly turning to a slow-release form of drug fentanyl

Drug abusers are increasingly turning to a slow-release form of drug fentanyl

Researchers have identified the proteins that allow specific brain cells to "change channels"

Researchers have identified the proteins that allow specific brain cells to "change channels"

Withdrawal of the commonly prescribed painkiller, co-proxamol

Withdrawal of the commonly prescribed painkiller, co-proxamol

In the first few days of each month, fatalities due to medication errors rise by as much as 25 percent above normal

In the first few days of each month, fatalities due to medication errors rise by as much as 25 percent above normal

Disturbing new trend in cybersuicide is emerging

Disturbing new trend in cybersuicide is emerging

Number of overdoses among opiate and injecting drug users has risen nearly 100 fold in thirty years

Number of overdoses among opiate and injecting drug users has risen nearly 100 fold in thirty years