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Gillette recalls Venus disposable razors over high laceration risk

Gillette on Thursday announced a recall of some of its disposable Venus razors over a higher-than-normal laceration risk. MEDICAL COMPANY RECALLS ENDOTRACHEAL TUBES FOLLOWING REPORTS OF 4 PATIENT DEATHS The company said a manufacturing error caused the blades in its Venus Simply3 disposable razors to be misaligned, thus “posing a higher risk of cuts during… Read More »

Genetic variants may put some athletes at higher risk of sudden death

Sickle cell anaemia makes red blood cells an elongated sickle shape rather than roundedEye of Science/Science Photo Library By Clare Wilson A cluster of unexplained deaths of US athletes while exercising could be down to several genes that affect the ability of red blood cells to carry oxygen. The findings could be turned into a… Read More »

Study: Poor hospital-home health communication puts patients at risk

More than half of Colorado home health care clinicians say they have received insufficient information from hospitals to guide patient management, according to a new statewide survey. In the survey of home health care nurses and staff, conducted by researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, 60 percent of respondents indicated they had… Read More »