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Coming up on monsoon season, many pregnant women in Nepal face a serious risk of infection by hepatitis E, according to Reuters. Hepatitis E is a liver disease that generally infects people when they drink water infected with feces. With poor sanitation and a country recently ravaged by natural disasters,...
A report from CBS News has noted that online purchase of breast milk for adults lacks the health benefits advertised and poses more risks than supposed benefits according to recent studies. The American Pregnancy Association explained that breast milk has nutritional components designed for infants that...
According to Reuters, Inspire pharmaceuticals marketed their FDA approved medication AzaSite, indicated to treat pink eye, for unapproved conditions such as blepharitis where it was not shown to be effective. This lead to doctors prescribing the medication for unapproved uses that may not have helped to...