More medical news from New York Times - Health
Pellet Guns Used in Kashmir Protests Cause ‘Dead Eyes’ Epidemic
New York Times - Health : August 28, 2016, 4:58 am
The nonlethal weapon employed by Indian security forces to disperse crowds since early July can cause ghastly damage, often blinding victims, some of them children.
Adopted Koreans, Stymied in Search of Birth Parents, Find Hope in a Cotton Swab
New York Times - Health : August 27, 2016, 11:46 am
Many are turning to DNA testing after years of frustration with bureaucratic hurdles and flawed records.
California Judge Rejects Request to Suspend Assisted Suicide Law
New York Times - Health : August 27, 2016, 1:02 am
The law, which took effect on June 9, will not be blocked now, but the judge agreed to allow a lawsuit challenging the measure to go forward.
Elephant Tranquilizer Could Be Linked to Wave of Heroin Overdoses in Midwest
New York Times - Health : August 26, 2016, 12:59 pm
Officials in Ohio and Indiana say that carfentanil, a cousin of fentanyl that is 10,000 times as potent as morphine, may be linked to overdoses that killed at least four people.
All Donated Blood in U.S. Will Be Tested for Zika
New York Times - Health : August 26, 2016, 10:13 am
Donated blood and blood components should be screened by blood banks for contamination with the virus, the Food and Drug Administration said.