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This Ebola Test Can Diagnose in 15 Minutes With Single Drop of Blood

Corgenix Medical Corporation announced that it has received emergency use authorization (EUA) from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its ReEBOV Antigen Rapid Test for use in patients with signs and symptoms of Ebola Zaire virus infection in conjunction with epidemiological risk factors, including geographic locations with high prevalence of Ebola infection.

Once-Daily Insulin in Prefilled Pen Gets FDA Nod

Sanofi announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved once-daily Toujeo (insulin glargine [rDNA origin]) injection 300 U/mL to improve glycemic control in adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

Rx Drug Abuse Tied to HIV Outbreak in Indiana

Addicts' use of a powerful painkiller is driving a large HIV outbreak in Indiana, according to health officials.

Struggling With Chores May Predict CHF Outcomes

Heart failure patients who struggle to perform daily tasks could be at an increased risk for hospitalization and death.

Sleeping Longer Hours May Increase Stroke Risk

Adults who sleep more than eight hours a night may face a higher risk of stroke, a new analysis suggests.

Community-Acquired C. Difficile Infections On the Rise

Almost half a million Americans were infected with the bacteria Clostridium difficile in 2011, and 29,000 died within a month of diagnosis, U.S. health officials say.

Benefits, Risks Seen in Pregnancy After Bariatric Surgery

After undergoing weight-loss surgery, women are significantly less prone to diabetes during pregnancy but twice as likely to deliver smaller-than-normal infants.

Viruses Driving Pneumonia Rates in Young Children

Young children are at increased risk of becoming seriously ill with pneumonia - but unlike in years past, the cause is usually a respiratory virus.

Why Food Additives May Increase Risk of Inflammatory Diseases

Emulsifiers used to improve food texture and to extend shelf life might increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and metabolic syndrome.

More Musculoskeletal Pain for Workers in Interventional Lab

Health care workers who are involved in procedures utilizing radiation more often report experiencing work-related musculoskeletal pain.