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Dialysis nurse donates her own KIDNEY to a poorly stranger in desperate need of a transplant 

Dialysis nurse donates her own KIDNEY to a poorly stranger in desperate need of a transplant Rachel Cox, 48, has worked on a renal unit in Ayrshire, Scotland, for years The nurse and mother-of-two was aware of the risks of a life with one kidney Donating a kidney can lead to infections, blood clots and… Read More »

Mobile app for pacemaker patients trims need for monitors

Medtronic is marketing a mobile app for patients with pacemakers that communicates with patients’ smartphones and tablet devices. The MyCareLink Heart app securely sends device data to the Medtronic CareLink network, which can eliminate the need for remote monitoring hardware, according to the vendor, which manufactures biomedical engineering devices and technology. “The mobile app is… Read More »

What You Need To Know About Supplements

  Americans spend about $ 37 billion dollars a year on nutritional supplements. These range from vitamins and minerals to sleeping aids, memory enhancers and disease cures. The proportion of adults using a supplement of some kind rose from 51.8% in 2005 to 63.7% IN 2011, and this number is increasing yearly. These numbers represent… Read More »