Posts Tagged Diseases and conditions

NY officials ban fowl competitions at state and county fairs

GEDDES, N.Y. (AP) — State officials are banning fowl competitions at the State Fair and all county fairs as a precaution against avian flu.

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Orioles put RHP Bud Norris on 15-day DL with bronchitis

BALTIMORE (AP) — Struggling right-hander Bud Norris has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Baltimore Orioles with bronchitis.

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Stem cell ‘Wild West’ takes root amid lack of US regulation

In this Dec. 5, 2014 photo, Dr. Mark Berman, of the Cell Surgical Network, injects a patient with a solution he says is rich in adult stem cells, at his practice in Beverly Hills, Calif. Berman’s company is the largest in the mushrooming industry of for-profit clinics that market stem cells to patients with dozens of different diseases and conditions. Critics say the businesses have flourished due to a lack of government oversight. (AP Photo/Raquel Dillion)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — More than 170 clinics across the country are selling experimental stem cell procedures for dozens of diseases and conditions — a mushrooming industry that has flourished despite little evidence of its safety or effectiveness.

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