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  • Blood pressure targets can be eased in older patients, experts advise

    Blood pressure targets can be eased in older patients, experts advise
    Experts are urging doctors to ease up on using medications to control blood pressure in older patients. Rather than aim for a target blood pressure of 140/90 mm Hg, the target will be relaxed slightly to 150/90 mm Hg, according to new guidelines issued Wednesday.
  • Man gets 40 months for hate crime against Sikh cabdriver

    Man gets 40 months for hate crime against Sikh cabdriver
    A Washington man who attacked a Sikh cabdriver, beating him until he suffered kidney failure, will go to prison for more than three years for committing a federal hate crime. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour in Seattle sentenced...

    'Critically Ill' author Frederick Southwick on what ails our healthcare system

    'Critically Ill' author Frederick Southwick on what ails our healthcare system
    Mary Southwick was 34 when she developed pain on the bottom of one foot. After seeing a neurologist who said she had a nerve injury caused by dancing, she developed thrombophlebitis and was admitted to the hospital. An intern underdosed her heparin (blood...

    Ernest Borgnine died of kidney failure, his publicist says

     
    Actor Ernest Borgnine, who won an Oscar for his performance in the 1955 film "Marty"and starred in the television show "McHale's Navy," died of apparent kidney failure Sunday afternoon at Cedars Sinai Hospial, according to his publicist.

    Eugene Goldwasser dies at 88; biochemist was known for anemia drug

    Eugene Goldwasser dies at 88; biochemist was known for anemia drug
    Eugene Goldwasser, the biochemist who isolated and purified the anti- anemia protein erythropoietin — arguably the most important biological drug since insulin — died Friday at his home in Chicago of kidney failure associated with prostate...