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Fish waste – a resource

The amount of farmed Atlantic salmon in Norway was 1.27 106  tons in 2014. This results in 0.34 106 tons of waste (residual raw material). In addition, even more waste is produced from pelagic catch, which is

Indiscriminately ordering blood tests for rare heparin reaction can lead to patient harm and increased costs

Testing for rare heparin reaction is unnecessary for most cases and can be potentially harmful and lead to increased costs, according to an article published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Heparin is a common blood thinner used in