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"In short, I would not be afraid to use towels, drink out of the same glass, be part of the family, et cetera," of an HTLV-1 positive person, he said. But he added that the virus certainly can transmit through breastfeeding, blood contact and sex.
"Doctor after doctor told Kendra the fluid coming our of her nose was because of allergies," Nebraska Medicine posted to Facebook.
About five years after the car accident, Jackson visited the ears, nose and throat team at Nebraska Medicine.
It was there that she found out she had a cerebrospinal fluid leak.
In other words, fluid from "HER BRAIN WAS LEAKING OUT OF HER NOSE!" Nebraska Medicine posted.
Doctors discovered that Jackson's brain was leaking about a half-pint of fluid each day, according to WCMH. The leak can be caused by head injuries and brain or sinus surgery, according to John Hopkins Medicine. Untreated leaks can lead to life-threatening meningitis, brain injuries or strokes, according to UTSouthwestern Medical Center.
The European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute, based with Cardiff University, has repurposed a current cancer therapy, TRAIL, to find a new treatment for advanced cancers that are resistant to anti-hormone therapy.
Lee selected a supplier near his Fairfield, Conn., home that he described as a “medical Disneyland” of assistive devices. Although it was convenient, the supplier didn’t accept his insurance. He paid about 0 for the boot and used his flexible spending account to cover the cost.
To make matters more confusing, hospitals, urgent care centers and physicians may themselves negotiate with insurers or Medicare to become an approved supplier of medical equipment for their patients, or they may contract with a medical supply company to provide those items.
Wanda Wickizer didn’t know what to think when her 23-year-old daughter got a bill from a medical supply company for a wrist brace she received at an urgent care center after falling down stairs at a friend’s house in Norfolk, Va.
The company was in her daughter’s insurance network, as it turned out.