Tag Archives: death

Meningococcal death in Adelaide

A 69-year-old man has died in an Adelaide hospital after becoming ill with meningococcal disease. South Australian Health said the man had been infected with the serotype W strain. “Multiple people who had close contact with the man have been identified, and one person has been directed to receive clearance antibiotics,” health authorities said in… Read More »

CPSC Warns Against Using Peloton Treadmill After Child’s Death

MONDAY, April 19, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Users with small children and pets should stop using Peloton Tread+ exercise machines immediately, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). The warning comes after one child died and dozens of others have been sucked underneath the home treadmill. One family pet also was injured, CPSC… Read More »

WCLC: Bristol Myers’ Opdivo-Yervoy duo slashes mesothelioma death risk by 26%

It’s been a big year for Bristol Myers Squibb’s Opdivo-Yervoy combo in lung cancer, but the duo isn’t done making headlines. Saturday at the World Conference on Lung Cancer’s virtual presidential symposium, Bristol Myers unveiled phase 3 data showing the pair decreased the risk of death among previously untreated mesothelioma patients by 26%, helping them live… Read More »