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Mummified singer is star of new British Museum exhibition

April 10, 2014 — LONDON (Reuters) - A singer is the star of the show in a new exhibition of mummies at the British Museum for which modern medical scanners have been used to examine eight bodies and find out what they looked like, how they lived and how they died.

Father of Michigan sextuplets dies at 39

April 10, 2014 — (Reuters) - The father of Michigan sextuplets whose birth made headlines 10 years ago died of a heart attack after setting up a backyard trampoline, a relative said on Thursday. He was 39.

Heart docs seek curbs on kidney-zapping hypertension devices

April 9, 2014 — (Reuters) - Several leading U.S. and European heart doctors are calling for curbs, or even a moratorium, on using devices meant to lower blood pressure by zapping kidney arteries, following a surprising failure of the technology in a clinical trial.

REFILE-Low-dose aspirin may prevent preeclampsia: panel

April 8, 2014 — By Andrew M. Seaman

Low-dose aspirin may prevent preeclampsia: panel

April 8, 2014 — NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women at a high risk for the potentially fatal complication preeclampsia should take low-dose aspirin after their first trimester, according to a government-backed panel.

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Meet Our Medical Advisors

Arthur L. Weaver, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.P., M.A.C.R.
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Nebraska Medical Center


Sergio Schwartzman, MD,
Franchellie M. Cadwell Associate Professor of Medicine,
Weill Medical College
The Hospital for Special Surgery and
New York Presbyterian Hospital
Cornell University, New York, NY

Gary Williams, MD, PhD
Chairman
Department of Medicine
Scripps Clinic Medical Group
La Jolla, California.