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Sarah Brasse deserved better
The 8-year-old died of untreated appendicitis in 2009 despite Child Protective Services involvement with her family.
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Venaxis scores in test of its appendicitis diagnosis device
Shares of Venaxis Inc. , a Castle Rock medical device company, were buoyed Thursday after its appendicitis diagnosing technology exceeded expectations in a large test, putting the company closer to the marketable product it has pursued for years.
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A diagnosis of acute appendicitis, based solely on clinical observation. A mother's reluctance to undergo Caesarean section based on cultural beliefs about going through labor.
12 hrs ago
Venaxis's appendicitis test succeeds in trial; shares jump
Venaxis Inc said its appendicitis test correctly predicted results in 97 percent of patients in a clinical trial, sending its shares up 25 percent in premarket trade.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Venaxis to Discuss Top-Line Results from Pivotal Study of APPY1 Test
A live audio webcast will be accessible via the Investor Relations section of the Venaxis web site, ir.venaxis.com .
Are patients tired of spending too much for health care?
The conversation around health care and what we pay for it is beginning to change.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Cardica Announces Completion Of First U.S. Procedure Using MicroCutter XCHANGEa 30 Stapling Device
"The availability of the MicroCutter XCHANGE 30 in the U.S. has been a long time coming," said Dr. Verdeja, medical director of emergency surgical services for Baptist Health South Florida.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Ukrainian fisherman airlifted to hospital
A 41-year-old Ukrainian fisherman with acute appendicitis has been airlifted to Nelson Hospital after falling ill aboard the fishing boat FV Irvinga , 25 nautical miles north of Farewell Spit today.
CT in pregnancy: Risks and benefits
Pregnant patients may experience nonobstetrical emergencies over the course of their pregnancy, including appendicitis, renal colic, ovarian torsion, hemorrhagic ovarian cysts, trauma, and pulmonary embolism.
Pedro Florimon's appendix has Gardenhire fit to burst
Elton John doubled over during a concert last summer and had to be rushed to a hospital.
Ted Turner Hospitalized
CNN founder Ted Turner was rushed to a hospital Friday after spending time at his holiday ranch in southern Argentina.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Ted Turner hospitalized in Argentine capital
CNN founder and Ted Turner Enterprises chairman Ted Turner attends a debate on US energy policy with BP Capitol foundrer T. Boone Pickens at the National Press Club in Washington in this April 19, 2011 file photo.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
UPDATE 1-Ted Turner rushed to clinic in Argentina with appendicitis-media
Philanthropist and former media tycoon Ted Turner was rushed to a hospital with appendicitis early on Friday in Argentina's Patagonia region, where he owns property, local media said.
Buenos Aires Herald
US Ted Turner hospitalized in Argentina due to appendicitis
While visiting the Patagonia, US business tycoon Ted Turner was hospitalized in Argentina's Southern City of Bariloche, after being diagnosed with appendicitis.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Woman goes into E.R. for stomach pains, leaves with surprise baby
An Indiana woman went into the E.R. Friday night expecting to have an emergency appendectomy after she had a sudden onset of severe stomach pains.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Mother Who Delivered Baby Says Her Body Never Showed Signs Of Pregnancy
An Indiana mother got a big surprise when she went to the emergency room with sharp abdominal pains.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Mail on Sunday
Benjamin Zephaniah 'was 45 minutes from death' after a stitch was acute appendicitis
Crews forced to rescue NBC reporter who got stuck after wading INTO huge mudslide to make his report on historic rain more exciting Lying on a hospital trolley, his stomach gripped by spasmodic episodes of searing pain, Benjamin Zephaniah expected the journey to the operating theatre to be his last.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Joining Together for Better Care
The theme of International Rare Disease Day 2014 is "Join Together for Better Care".
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Herbal Detox and Laxative Products Formule L1 and Detox Spring Fall...
Health Canada is informing Canadians that Les Importations Herbasante Inc. is voluntarily recalling Formule L1 and Detox Spring-Fall because the labels are missing important risk statements, including the contraindications and warnings associated with the use of these products.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
What Every Investor Needs To Know About Venaxis, Inc.
Computed tomography imaging is used to diagnose approximately 35% of these cases, but comes with a heavy radioactive price tag.