Tag Archives: U.S.

Walmart to stop sales of e-cigarettes in U.S. stores: company memo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Walmart Inc (WMT.N) told staff on Friday it will stop selling e-cigarettes and electronic nicotine delivery products at its U.S. stores, amid a growing crackdown on surging teenage use of such products, reports of vaping-related lung disease and some deaths. FILE PHOTO: Walmart’s logo is seen outside one of the stores in… Read More »

Early Bird, an Internal Bleeding Detector, Now Available In U.S.

September 18th, 2019 Medgadget Editors Cardiac Surgery, Cardiology, Radiology, Vascular Surgery Saranas, a Houston, Texas firm, is releasing its novel Early Bird bleeding monitoring system in the United States, following FDA de novo approval of the device. Intended for use during minimally invasive vascular procedures, the Early Bird helps to identify dangerous events such as… Read More »

Can psychedelics treat anorexia, depression? U.S. scientists get millions to find out

Since childhood, Rachael Petersen had lived with an unexplainable sense of grief that no drug or talk therapy could entirely ease. So in 2017 she volunteered for a small clinical trial at Johns Hopkins University that was testing psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, for chronic depression. “I was so depressed,” Petersen, 29, said… Read More »

Health Canada warns against modifying vape pens amid two deaths, spreading illness in U.S.

Health Canada says people who vape should get medical attention right away if they’re worried their electronic cigarettes are harming them. The federal department says there is no sign in Canada of an affliction reported in as many as 25 American states that seems to be linked to vaping, but it is monitoring the situation.… Read More »