Sepsis: New rapidly check ‘could well also set up hundreds of lives’ – BBC News

Image copyright University of Strathclyde Image caption A close-up of the test device A new rapid test for earlier diagnosis of sepsis has been developed by University of Strathclyde researchers, which they say could save thousands of lives. A microelectrode device analyses the patient’s blood, with results coming through in two-and-a-half minutes. Diagnosing sepsis currently…

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4 Legionnaires’ disease conditions linked to Crookston resort – Mountainous Forks Herald

Four people reported getting sick between Jan. 22 and Jan. 27 after staying at the Crookston Inn and Convention Center. None of them stayed in the hotel overnight and visited the hotel for different occasions, the Department of Health said in a news release. Legionnaires’ disease is a type of pneumonia caused by Legionella bacteria…

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A rising native avenue-drug distress: phony anguish tablets made with fentanyl – Cases Herald-Narrative

People who buy pain pills on the streets of Orange County might think they’re getting the real deal. Chances are they’re wrong, and the consequences could be deadly. “The pills that they’re selling, they look like the ones you get in the store,” said Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler. “Trusting your dealer, that’s misplaced…

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Scientist who warned early about native weather substitute, popularized term ‘global warming’ dies at 87 – NBCNews.com

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Feb. 19, 2019, 12:51 AM GMT By Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — A scientist who raised early alarms about climate change and popularized the term “global warming” has died. Wallace Smith Broecker was 87. The…

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