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2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors

(KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been declared &#...

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors

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Two Ebola patients in Congo ‘cured’ with new drugs KINSHASA, Congo — Two Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured” and returned to ...
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Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a res...
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German court clears two doctors present as patients committed suicide German doctors are not obliged to try to save a person's life against their will following a suicide attempt, the Federal Court of Justice in Leipzig...
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01:14 2019-06-12

Ebola Crosses From Congo to Uganda The deadly Ebola outbreak that has raged in the Democratic Republic of Congo for more than 10 months has crossed into neighboring Uganda, where autho...
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Mother dies of Ebola in Congo A 24-year-old woman has died after contracting Ebola in the South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Or...
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Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest o...
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One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expe...
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German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germa...
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Without older subjects, cancer drugs trials rely on atypical patients (Reuters Health) - Patients selected to participate in studies of cancer drugs tend to be younger than most people with the disease in the general po...
02:00 2019-06-04

Family sent back to DR Congo after two die of Ebola in Uganda Authorities repatriated the relatives of two people who died of Ebola in Uganda back to the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, including a 3-y...
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14:28 2019-06-20

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15:14 2019-05-21

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23:14 2019-08-12

Heart attacks, strokes increase when patients can't afford newer cholesterol drugs (Reuters Health) - Patients at high risk for heart disease who cannot afford newer cholesterol-lowering medications are more likely to have heart att...
02:42 2019-07-24

Ebola outbreak causes Rwanda to close border with Congo A Rwandan official says his country has closed its border with Congo because of the deadly Ebola outbreak. The state minister for foreign affairs Oli...
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17:56 2019-06-18

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| No further Ebola cases in Uganda after June deaths - DR Congo Uganda says there have been no further cases of Ebola on its territory resulting from the deaths of two Ugandans who had travelled to DR Congo, the C...
12:00 2019-07-11

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18:28 2019-08-01

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Boy, 5, dies of Ebola as outbreak crosses Congo border A 5-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim in the current Ebola outbreak on Wednesday, while his 3-year-old brother and gra...
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Congo declares measles epidemic after it kills more than Ebola Congo's government has declared an epidemic of measles, which the latest health ministry figures show has now killed at least 1,500 people, over a hu...
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22:42 2019-06-12

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22:28 2019-07-17

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14:56 2019-06-04

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20:56 2019-07-31

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14:28 2019-06-12

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17:56 2019-08-02

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22:28 2019-07-17

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21:28 2019-07-17

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16:28 2019-05-29

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12:56 2019-08-01

Congo minister's resignation over Ebola snub could unblock new vaccine Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the w...
20:28 2019-07-22

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14:42 2019-06-12

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22:56 2019-08-12

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22:56 2019-07-17

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," th...
17:14 2019-07-12

Rwanda seals Congo border after third Ebola case in Goma Rwandan authorities closed the border with the Ebola-hit Congolese city of Goma on Thursday for everyone other than Congolese citizens leaving Rwanda...
17:42 2019-08-01

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02:28 2019-07-15

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04:14 2019-07-15

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05:56 2019-07-15

Third ebola case confirmed in East Congo city of Goma The daughter of an Ebola patient in the eastern Congo city of Goma has contracted the virus, making her the third case in the city of one million whi...
17:56 2019-08-01

'Global emergency' declared over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo now constitutes a global public health emergency, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said....
23:56 2019-07-17

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19:14 2019-08-12

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05:42 2019-07-16

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15:01 2019-06-12

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20:56 2019-07-31

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16:28 2019-06-12

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18:14 2019-06-12

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08:00 2019-06-19

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21:56 2019-07-17

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16:42 2019-07-15

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20:00 2019-07-15

Rwanda border with Ebola-hit Congo fully open after slowdowns: minister Rwanda's border with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday, a minister said, hours after Congolese traders had repor...
19:42 2019-08-01

DR Congo: Ebola claims over 1,000 lives, Guterres commits ‘whole’ UN system, to help ‘end the outbreak’ Now in its tenth month, the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has claimed more than a thousand lives, prompting Secretary-...
14:42 2019-05-21

Kenya tests woman for Ebola, as Congo, Uganda fight outbreak Kenyan doctors are testing a hospital patient in western Kenya who has Ebola-like symptoms, as eastern Congo is struggling to control the outbreak th...
15:56 2019-06-17

Mass measles vaccination campaign begins in Ebola-hit DR Congo province Health workers have started a massive measles vaccination campaign in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region that’s in the grip ...
15:42 2019-07-11

WHO names emergency Ebola response chief to help stem epidemic in Congo The United Nations said it has appointed an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator as part of increased efforts to combat an epidemic in the Democratic...
17:00 2019-05-24

Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to new province as epidemic continues to spiral One woman dead after two cases are confirmed in South Kivu’s Lwindi district, near DRC’s border with RwandaThe year-long Ebola outbreak in the Democr...
16:56 2019-08-16

Hundreds of Thousands Flee Congo Violence, in Region Afflicted by Ebola Ethnic conflict in the northeastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo has created a humanitarian crisis and complicated the fight against an o...
18:14 2019-06-18

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21:14 2019-05-23

Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments in Congo trial Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola hemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed encour...
20:56 2019-08-12

Two Experimental Ebola Drugs Reduce Mortality Rate, According to Preliminary Data Two experimental Ebola drugs significantly improve a patient’s chance of surviving the virus, according to preliminary data from a medical trial, off...
06:28 2019-08-13

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07:42 2019-08-13

Ebola fight ongoing amid evidence of ‘several massacres’ in DR Congo’s Ituri province The vital work of tracing people infected with deadly Ebola virus disease in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is progressing, despit...
21:14 2019-06-28

Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June be...
03:28 2019-06-19

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian heal...
16:56 2019-05-21

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic...
12:28 2019-05-23

Preliminary Data Shows Two New Ebola Drugs Dramatically Decrease Mortality Rates Two new clinical treatments for the infamous Ebola virus may result in it becoming a “preventable and treatable” disease, the BBC reported on Monday,...
11:42 2019-08-13

An Ebola Drug Trial Ended Early Because It Was So Successful. That Could Change How Doctors Handle Future Outbreaks A year into an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), researchers have halted an experimental drug trial there because early r...
21:42 2019-08-13

Fourth Ebola case found in Congo city, raising fears of faster spread A fourth case of Ebola has been confirmed in the eastern Congo city of Goma, the government said late on Thursday, raising fears of an acceleration i...
17:56 2019-08-02

Ebola Cases Rise in Congo Border City Amid Fears of Outbreak Spreading (KINSHASA, Congo) — The 1-year-old daughter and the wife of the man who died of Ebola in Congo’s city of Goma this week have tested posit...
20:56 2019-08-01

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on ...
19:56 2019-05-28

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor wor...
14:42 2019-05-21

World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo KASINDI, Congo (AP) — World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo. The post World Health O...
14:42 2019-06-12

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),...
14:42 2019-05-21

Measles vaccination begins in Ebola-hit Congo amid fears of 'massive loss of life' Deadly measles outbreak claims almost 2,000 lives, compounding strain on health system already reeling from EbolaHealth workers in the Democratic Rep...
11:56 2019-07-12

Ebola Outbreak Reaches Major City in Congo, Renewing Calls for Emergency Order The year-old outbreak has now reached Goma, a heavily populated city near the border with Rwanda. The W.H.O. will ask experts again to decide whether...
19:28 2019-07-15

UN working ‘intensively’ to stop Ebola in eastern DR Congo, following second case in major border town Senior UN officials tasked with controlling the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have responded to Tuesday’s confirmation of ...
19:56 2019-07-31

Don’t panic, support DR Congo in fight against deadly Ebola virus, UN health agency urges Ebola virus is just one challenge among many facing communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) sa...
19:00 2019-07-19

Second Person Dies of Ebola in Major Congo City, Raising Fears the Virus Could Spread (KINSHASA, Congo) — A second person died Wednesday of Ebola in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma, again raising fears the virus could...
01:28 2019-08-01

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Dem...
06:42 2019-06-12

Security Council gravely concerned by Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, demands immediate end to violence hampering response The UN Security Council on Friday expressed grave concern about the current Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and s...
01:14 2019-08-03

Uganda Launches Largest Trial of Experimental Ebola Vaccine As Outbreak Spreads in Neighboring Congo (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Researchers in Uganda have launched the largest-ever trial of the experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deploye...
22:28 2019-08-02

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, support for Sahel force, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: more support needed for Sahel force, fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; f...
14:42 2019-05-21

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social...
21:00 2019-07-24

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo...
17:56 2019-07-31

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fi...
00:42 2019-05-24

DR Congo: efforts to control Ebola epidemic continue, UN food relief agency doubles assistance to affected people With Ebola accelerating in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Friday that it plans to scale u...
19:28 2019-07-31

UNICEF must triple budget to combat Ebola outbreak in DR Congo; complex crisis impacting unprecedented number of children With an unprecedented number of children affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the United Nations C...
10:14 2019-08-01

Friday’s Daily Brief: Libya mass drownings response: Syria ‘carnage’ denounced, food aid doubled for Ebola-affected in DR Congo Our main stories today: UN leaders call for a return to sea rescues in the Mediterranean, following Libya shipwreck; UN human rights chief denounces ...
17:56 2019-07-31

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria ...
15:00 2019-05-21

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of Inte...
22:56 2019-07-17

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Em...
22:28 2019-08-03

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zo...
23:00 2019-07-17

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according ...
14:42 2019-05-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola Public Health Emergency in DR Congo, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared a Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exc...
23:28 2019-07-17

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency up...
01:28 2019-06-21

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN c...
10:14 2019-08-01

Landmark HIV case may be the second person ever to be ‘cured’ A person in the UK appears to have had HIV eliminated from his body thanks to a bone marrow transplant from someone with genetic resistance to the vi...
14:38 2019-05-21

Have mice really been cured of HIV using CRISPR gene editing? Some mice receiving a therapy that includes CRISPR gene editing appear to have been cured of HIV, but safety concerns must be overcome before human t...
18:42 2019-07-02

H.R. McMaster: Iran cannot be treated as ‘responsible nation’ WISHFUL THINKING: Former national security adviser retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is warning against “wishful thinking” in dealing with Iran and argu...
15:14 2019-06-18

Lost polar bear taken to Siberian zoo to be treated A famished polar bear picked up this week after it wandered lost into a northern Russian city hundreds of kilometers from its Arctic habitat was take...
19:56 2019-06-21

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte says he was once gay but 'cured myself' Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's claim that he used to be gay but "cured" himself by marrying beautiful women draws outrage from a human r...
23:56 2019-06-03

Philippine's Rodrigo Duterte says he was once gay but 'cured myself' Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte used to be gay but says he 'cured' himself by marrying beautiful women, drawing outrage from at least ...
17:42 2019-06-03

The Latest: 19 people treated at Jefferson City hospitals JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on severe weather moving across the central United States (all times local): 8:45 a.m. Jefferson City hospitals...
15:56 2019-05-23

The Latest: Memphis mayor: 6 officers treated at hospital MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on fatal police shooting in Memphis (all times local): 8:30 a.m. Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland is expressing pride in...
15:42 2019-06-13

Los Angeles police officer treated for typhoid fever LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles police officer is being treated for typhoid fever and another employee has typhus-like symptoms. The LAPD reported the il...
12:14 2019-05-30

Look up! North America will be treated to a Black Moon tonight INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — The black supermoon on Wednesday night will make for some out-of-this-world stargazing. The rare, all-black supermoon is the se...
02:28 2019-08-01

LEADING OFF: Carrasco treated, Epstein backs Maddon LEADING OFF: Carrasco treated for leukemia, Epstein supports Maddon, prospects set for Futures Game, Yankees-Rays cap hard-fought series   ...
13:42 2019-07-07

A Privileged Teenager Is Treated Gently by a Judge. It’s a Familiar Story. A Stanford swimmer convicted of sex assault. An elite student involved in “senior salute.” A claim of “affluenza.” The infuriating yet familiar cases...
11:28 2019-07-05

The secret Sudan safe house where injured protesters are treated Two boys who lost legs are among those lying low after a series of deadly crackdowns by the militaryIn a nondescript apartment block in downtown Khar...
12:14 2019-07-05

British expat death in Bahamas not treated as homicide, police say Body of Dannie Lea, 29, from Stoke-on-Trent was found with serious head injuries The investigation into the death of a British expatriate whose body ...
13:42 2019-05-29

Turkey says national team treated badly at Iceland airport ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials have condemned the treatment its national soccer team endured upon arrival in Iceland ahead of a European Cha...
12:01 2019-06-10

Medics who treated victims of accident sent to Moscow for examination: TASS Medics who treated victims of an accident during a rocket engine test that caused a spike in radiation last week have been sent to Moscow for medical...
03:14 2019-08-14

New Hampshire man treated for rabies after being bitten by bat hiding in iPad case, report says A New Hampshire man who was treated for rabies after a bat that was hiding in his iPad case snuck out and bit him last week said he hopes his ordeal ...
22:14 2019-05-29

Guatemalan migrant woman treated for miscarriage in Border Patrol custody Customs and Border Protection has confirmed a 25-year-old woman in their custody experienced a miscarriage. The woman was four months pregnant. ...
06:28 2019-07-11

Exxon says 37 workers treated for 'minor' injuries after Baytown plant fire Thirty-seven workers were being treated on Wednesday for "minor" burns and injuries after a fire broke out at Exxon Mobil Corp's Baytown, Texas, olef...
00:28 2019-08-01

26 Lakh People Treated Under Ayushman Bharat Scheme So Far: President Kovind Around 26 Lakh people have availed treatment so far in several hospitals across the country under the Ayushman Bharat scheme since its launch in Sept...
17:56 2019-06-20

Nora Quoirin: Malaysian police deny case treated as possible abduction Police contradict charity helping family of London schoolgirl found to be missing on holidayMalaysian police have denied that the disappearance of a ...
18:28 2019-08-05

Women's pro soccer player Toni Pressley being treated for breast cancer Orlando Pride defender Toni Pressley, 29, had surgery Friday and has been put on NWSL team's disabled list.       ...
04:28 2019-08-08

Trump says Swedish prime minister assures him U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky will be treated fairly U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has assured him that American citizen and rapper A$AP Rocky...
17:28 2019-07-20

Concerns rise with Tokyo heat after rowers treated at Olympic test event British athlete among those treated for heatstroke Concerns also raised about wellbeing of spectators Three rowers, including a British competitor, w...
22:00 2019-08-12

David Ortiz is being treated at a Boston hospital as Dominican Republic police try to figure out why he was shot A day after David Ortiz was flown to Boston to recover from a gunshot wound, police in the Dominican Republic are working to find out why the legenda...
17:28 2019-06-11

Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan treated to fast-food staple on 'Kimmel' in White House jab U.S. women’s soccer stars Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan vowed they would not attend a White House ceremony celebrating the team should they win the W...
15:56 2019-07-12

Justice department will seek death penalty for El Paso shooting, which is being treated as an incident of domestic terror (AP Photo/Rudy Gutierrez) The El Paso shooting suspect has been charged with capital murder following Saturday's massacre which is now being treated...
10:00 2019-08-05

Hawaii man convicted in road rage attack wears blackface to sentencing hearing, saying he’s “being treated like a black man” in court (KHNL) A Hawaii man convicted in a road rage stabbing showed up at his sentencing hearing Monday in blackface, shocking his attorney and the judge. H...
12:01 2019-07-04

UPDATE 1-Single murder charge filed against Texas shooting suspect, case treated as domestic terrorism A single capital murder charge was filed on Sunday against the man accused of killing 20 people and wounding more than two dozen others at a Walmart ...
14:42 2019-08-05

Kellyanne Conway complains Nancy Pelosi treated her like a 'maid' White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is taking verbal jabs at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi following a White House meeting that dissolved into rancor...
20:42 2019-05-23

Partial lunar eclipse 2019: Skygazers treated to stunning eclipse on Apollo 11's 50th anniversary Skygazers around the world have been treated to a stunning partial lunar eclipse which coincided with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launching its...
01:14 2019-07-17

El Paso shooting: Texas attack to be treated as 'domestic terrorism' after racist manifesto discovered online The mass shooting at a crowded department store in El Paso that killed 20 people and injured dozens more will be handled as a domestic terrorism case...
02:14 2019-08-06

Michael Gove says leadership rival Hunt treated Brexit liked an 'unexploded bomb' as he insists he is the man to take on Boris Michael Gove today takes aim at leadership rival Jeremy Hunt, telling the Evening Standard that the Foreign Secretary treated Brexit like an "unexplo...
14:01 2019-06-18

Iranian Embassy siege hero Robin Horsfall blasts Jeremy Hunt for saying British soldiers and IRA terrorists should be treated 'the same' Jeremy Hunt faced a growing storm today as a hero of the Iranian embassy siege accused him of a "disgraceful" insult to former British soldiers facin...
19:56 2019-06-27

Kathy Griffin: 'Andy Cohen treated me like a dog,' Anderson Cooper won't reconcile Comedian Kathy Griffin didn't hold back when asked about Andy Cohen in a new interview. She also predicts her friendship with Anderson Cooper is...
10:14 2019-07-18

'Truly terrifying': 3 people treated for panic attacks after fireworks scare inside DC's Union Station D.C. Deputy Mayor Kevin Donahue said fireworks were set off at Union Station. The fireworks which led some to believe there was an active shooter. &...
06:42 2019-07-08

Many patients lie to their doctor TUCSON – Healthcare is a hot topic these days. And with a Presidential election just a little over a year away, it’s getting even more at...
06:28 2019-08-06

Doctors Now Want More Adults to Get the HPV Vaccine Good news if you’re an adult who hasn’t gotten the HPV vaccine yet: A government advisory panel recently voted to recommend the vaccine for men up to...
00:14 2019-06-28

The Mets' Plague Doctors Are At It Again The latest string of updates about the quad injury that’s hounding Mets second baseman Robinson Cano are so familiar that it’s hard to absorb them wi...
19:14 2019-06-09

CRT defibrillator may help more heart failure patients For patients with heart abnormalities that can't be fixed with a normal defibrillator, a cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator may hel...
00:14 2019-06-19

Patients likely to have complications with unprofessional surgeons Patients had an 18 percent higher risk of complication during a medical procedure if their surgeon had one to three previous reports of unprofessiona...
06:14 2019-06-20

AI researchers have a plan to pay patients for data Enlarge (credit: iStock/Getty Images) Robert Chang, a Stanford ophthalmologist, normally stays busy prescribing drops and performing eye surgery. B...
16:28 2019-08-11

Today I have to talk to three of my patients about dying. This is how I do it It’s tempting to put these all-important conversations off but the consequences can be direIt’s 9.15am. The medical team is full of energy and caffei...
18:00 2019-06-06

Maine law to allow non-doctors to perform abortions The bill, which Democratic Gov. Janet Mills introduced herself, will go into effect in mid-June. Only physicians perform abortions in most states. &...
19:00 2019-06-11

Doctors in China are using 5G internet to do surgery from far away 5G is helping doctors in China conduct surgery from hundreds of kilometres away, such as directing cardiac operation and performing brain stimulation...
14:38 2019-05-21

Female doctors are more likely to go part-time Physicians aren’t immune to the trade-offs working women face, new research shows. Female doctors are more likely than their male peers to shift to p...
05:42 2019-08-07

New bill would allow doctors to test for HIV without consent New York doctors would be able to test patients for HIV without their consent, under a measure advocates say would boost detection but opponents argu...
04:42 2019-05-27

Doctors extract 526 teeth from Indian boy Indian doctors removed a tumor with a record number of 526 teeth inside a seven-year-old boy's mouth, the medical team in the southern city of Chenna...
17:56 2019-08-02

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access ...
00:28 2019-06-15

Canada's BC will be first province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
00:01 2019-05-28

Executive order gives hope to kidney patients The Trump administration’s recent pledge to transform kidney care is cause for hope for late-stage kidney disease patients languishing on transplant ...
05:14 2019-08-02

Few heart patients use cardiac rehab after stenting (Reuters Health) - Just one in three patients enrolls in recommended cardiac rehabilitation after having a blocked heart artery cleared and a stent i...
03:42 2019-06-20

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autono...
20:14 2019-05-21

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — Niels Högel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other...
18:28 2019-06-06

More patients diagnosed amid Legionnaires’ outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Ohio say 10 people have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease amid an outbreak at a recentl...
02:42 2019-06-05

MRI may predict which depression patients respond best to therapy Currently, only 45 percent of people with depression respond positively to cognitive-behavioral therapy, but conducting fMRIs on patients could help ...
04:00 2019-08-02

Report: Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls We’re already living in a national robocall nightmare, but at least most of the time, for most of us, dealing with phone spam is not a matter of life...
07:14 2019-06-18

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients Betas blockers may help people with A-Fib. People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale Univers...
21:28 2019-06-04

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigat...
07:28 2019-07-17

One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels, study says About one-third of people in taking statins to control low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," still have dangerously high l...
14:32 2019-05-21

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll ...
09:00 2019-05-28

7 patients at new Ohio hospital diagnosed with Legionnaires’ GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s health authority has ordered a newly opened hospital where seven patients have been diagnosed with potentially f...
17:42 2019-06-01

Poorer U.S. patients less likely to get blood pressure controlled (Reuters Health) - Poorer patients in the U.S. may be less likely to get their blood pressure under control, even when they are participating in a cl...
20:56 2019-07-31

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly peop...
12:42 2019-07-10

For Vitiligo Patients, New Treatments Offer Hope “We now have a much better understanding of the immunological pathways involved in vitiligo, which is providing insight on how to target and treat th...
20:00 2019-06-27

OB-GYN accused of fathering children with patients says one is now his wife An OBGYN from Mississippi accused of sexual misconduct and sleeping with his patients, two of whom he impregnated, says he did nothing wrong — ...
09:00 2019-07-12

4 Your Health: Karate helping Parkinson’s patients NBC News- As people living with Parkinson’s disease start having tremors, moving more slowly and losing their balance, it can be frustrating an...
18:14 2019-06-03

Which politicians have used drugs and what did they take? The confession by Environment Secretary Michael Gove that he once took cocaine has again shone the spotlight on past drug use by leading politicians....
14:56 2019-06-08

Tired of hiding: five doctors who provide abortions come out They’re fearless, defiant, and increasingly angry at the mounting threats in the US to reproductive rights. Here, they reveal why the reasons why the...
00:56 2019-08-07

Maine’s New Abortion Law Will Allow Non-Doctors to Perform Procedure The law, which will go into effect in September, will allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other medical professionals to administer a...
07:28 2019-06-11

Stanford’s new AI can help doctors spot brain aneurysms Stanford researchers have developed a new AI tool that can help detect aneurysms, a condition that causes blood vessels in the brain to bulge, potent...
16:56 2019-06-10

10 Medical Myths We Should Stop Believing. Doctors, Too Researchers identified nearly 400 common medical practices and theories that were contradicted by rigorous studies. Here are some of the most notable...
17:14 2019-07-01

Doctors' Strike: 40,000 Boycott Work In Maharashtra More than 40,000 doctors in Maharashtra are boycotting work today as part of a strike call given by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) in support o...
09:28 2019-06-17

Most older adults don't ask doctors about dementia, survey says Older adults may not be as worried about losing their memory as they should be, prompting concern from doctors that they won't seek help, a new study...
14:32 2019-05-21

U.S. pet doctors steel themselves for online pharmacy challenge A David and Goliath battle is brewing in the business of selling prescription medicines for pets, pitching veterinarians against online giants moving...
14:28 2019-06-12

How doctors got it wrong: 3 'conditions' they no longer recognize Historically, doctors have got things wrong and, occasionally, very much so. In this Spotlight feature, we look at three no longer recognized 'condit...
22:28 2019-07-12

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ea...
16:42 2019-06-05

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT [Update: Over] It’s that time again, chickadees: Time to ask all those questions about your health that you’ve been putting off (or let’s be honest, forgetting) for...
22:00 2019-08-13

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on....
18:28 2019-06-04

| 9 killed as Sudan forces try to disperse sit-in - doctors Nine protesters were shot dead as Sudan's ruling military tried to break up a sit-in protest outside army headquarters in Khartoum, a doctors' commit...
12:28 2019-06-03

Wife thanks doctors as trooper goes home after shooting A Montana Highway Patrol trooper who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being shot three times was released Wednesday from a Utah hospital after...
04:00 2019-05-23

Google’s new AI is better at detecting lung cancer than doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own cr...
18:56 2019-05-22

Surgeons restore hand and arm function in paralysed patients A number of patients who were diagnosed with complete paralysis have been given new hope, after pioneering nerve surgery restored movement in their e...
06:28 2019-07-05

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the comp...
20:28 2019-06-03

How Alzheimer’s patients cope with emotional turmoil after diagnosis In 2013, “Deadwood” showrunner David Milch was in New York City, toiling on a TV pilot, when he suddenly couldn’t remember where he parked his car. I...
02:00 2019-05-30

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in con...
00:42 2019-06-19

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerA nurse has been handed a second life sentenc...
15:14 2019-06-06

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly...
20:28 2019-06-03

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support (Reuters Health) - Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health profe...
20:42 2019-05-29

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage thr...
22:14 2019-06-07

Nurse charged with killing 100 patients apologizes to families BERLIN — A former nurse on trial on allegations he killed 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany apologized to his victims’ relatives in a...
20:14 2019-06-05

PhRMA: Patents yield real benefits for patients Not only would weaker patent protections limit investment, they'd also cut competition, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of Am...
02:14 2019-07-19

Nursing facilities often discharge patients when co-pays kick in (Reuters Health) - Skilled nursing facilities in the U.S. often discharge Medicare patients before daily co-payments kick in, according to a new U.S....
07:00 2019-05-29

‘Chasing the Cure’ lets patients crowdsource a diagnosis Oversharing health woes on social media may finally do us some good. A new show, “Chasing the Cure,” features patients broadcasting their medical mys...
00:56 2019-08-06

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly...
16:14 2019-06-04

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study s...
23:14 2019-07-02

Epilepsy patients may live longer with specialist care People with epilepsy who receive care from specialists may be less likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don't, a Canadian study sugg...
03:56 2019-08-06

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar’s plan would help Alzheimer’s patients WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer̵...
13:00 2019-07-12

Aspirin may raise death among some breast cancer patients Using aspirin may raise risk of death in some women with breast cancer, a study says. Researchers say the drug may interact during methylation, a che...
18:56 2019-08-12

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the...
17:14 2019-06-09

Patients of rude surgeons have more problems after surgery, study says Having surgery — even minor surgery — can be an incredibly stressful experience for any patient. Placing trust in a surgeon is often frig...
08:56 2019-06-21

Blood test may reduce antibiotic use for COPD patients The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-rea...
16:42 2019-07-11

UCLA says gynecologist accused of sexually abusing patients LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California, Los Angeles says a former gynecologist at the student health clinic has been charged with sexually a...
02:14 2019-06-11

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty con...
20:56 2019-06-14

J&J Directed To Pay Rs 25 Lakh To Patients For Alleged Faulty Hip Implant The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed Johnson and Johnson to make interim payment of Rs 25 lakh each to 67 patients who have undergone revision s...
21:28 2019-05-30

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
05:42 2019-07-23

‘Michael Jackson drug’ still prompts curiosity from patients It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most...
17:14 2019-06-22

Biological marker may indicate PTSD patients at risk for suicide People with both PTSD and suicidal thoughts have high levels of metabotropic glutamatergic receptor 5 compared to those without those thoughts, which...
14:32 2019-05-21

German nurse who killed at least 85 patients jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the ...
14:42 2019-06-06

Japan court orders gov't to pay families of leprosy patients A Japanese court ordered the government to pay $3.4 million to more than 500 descendants of leprosy patients who were segregated and quarantined in s...
16:56 2019-06-28

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants t...
21:56 2019-06-20

Squishy Rubik's Cube could help patients monitor their health The squishy Rubik's Cube-like object created by a team of chemists from the US and China is more than just a puzzle toy you can play with. They ...
12:28 2019-08-13

How a celebrity shrink allegedly conned himself into patients’ wills One Manhattan psychiatrist, who reportedly has treated Courtney Love and Gwyneth Paltrow at his Murray Hill office, is all about helping — himself, t...
02:14 2019-06-09

Japan court orders compensation for kin of leprosy patients A Japanese court has ordered the government to pay 370 million yen ($3.4 million) in damages to the relatives of former leprosy patients over a segre...
13:14 2019-06-28

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, ac...
19:14 2019-08-16

Drugs found in deadly hit-and-run TUCSON – As police continue to investigate a deadly hit-and-run that occurred Monday night, court records reveal new details about the suspect. Detec...
23:00 2019-06-14

At least 36 killed in Congo mine collapse At least 36 illegal miners were killed Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official told CNN....
20:14 2019-07-01

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks,...
21:00 2019-06-18

St. Louis Judge Says Planned Parenthood Doctors Do Not Have to Testify A St. Louis judge on Tuesday handed a win to Planned Parenthood — but larger questions over the fate of Missouri’s last remaining abortio...
17:00 2019-06-05

Conjoined Bangladeshi Twins Who Were Separated Are Stable, Say Doctors Conjoined Bangladeshi twins who were separated last week are in a stable condition, the team of Hungarian and Bangladeshi doctors who carried out the...
18:28 2019-08-10

14 Volunteer Doctors Dead, 21 Injured In Bolivia Bus Crash A bus carrying volunteer doctors from La Paz towards the north of Bolivia crashed leaving 14 dead and 21 injured, the La Paz local government said on...
01:14 2019-08-06

‘We were counting pennies’: When disability insurance won’t pay because doctors can’t tell what’s wrong Dwane UnRuh developed a debilitating neurological condition, but it would take a year and a half for doctors to reach a diagnosis — and for his insur...
12:42 2019-07-20

Doctors' Strike Conspiracy Of The Left, BJP, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah of encouraging his party workers to create c...
23:56 2019-06-13

Doctors couldn't diagnose my mental health problems. But then they saw my art I was sectioned until painting changed my life. Now I want to help other people heal through embracing their artistic sideI spent nearly 20 years of ...
15:42 2019-07-11

New VA rules allow more veterans to see private doctors, urgent care Starting Thursday, more U.S. veterans will be able to start seeing private doctors -- as part of a new law born out of scandal five years ago when so...
16:01 2019-06-06

On Day 4 On Doctors' Protest, Mamata Banerjee Again Attacks "Outsiders" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday stood firm on her charge that "outsiders" were to blame for the doctors' protest that affected m...
17:01 2019-06-14

Striking Doctors Set 6 Demands, Want Mamata Banerjee To Apologise Doctors in Kolkata, who have been on strike for the last four days over the assault of their colleague, today set six conditions to withdraw their pr...
17:01 2019-06-14

'I can't handle this:' Doctors treating migrants on the border are walking out EL PASO, Texas — Two contracted doctors who had been serving inside overcrowded Border Patrol facilities in the El Paso, Texas, region have walked of...
13:28 2019-07-12

"Get To Work Or...": Mamata Banerjee's 2 pm Deadline To Striking Doctors Mamata Banerjee has issued an ultimatum to doctors in West Bengal who have been strike since Tuesday, protesting an attack on their colleague, asking...
10:56 2019-06-13

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors i...
06:28 2019-06-21

Listen to What Doctors, in a Time of ‘Crisis,’ Said Behind Closed Doors Secret audio recordings provide an unfiltered look inside a children’s hospital where physicians warned that more patients seemed to fare poorly afte...
08:28 2019-05-30

There's No Good Reason To Believe What The Golden State Warriors' Doctors Say Before he took to the court last Monday night, every piece of publicly available information suggested that Kevin Durant wasn’t ready to start a prof...
21:28 2019-06-18

Three Congolese doctors arrested in connection with WHO official's death Three Congolese doctors have been arrested for allegedly planning an attack on a hospital that killed a senior World Health Organization (WHO) epidem...
02:56 2019-08-08

| Doctors start halting support for vegetative Frenchman French doctors began switching off the life support of a quadriplegic man who has been in a vegetative state for the last decade, in a hugely controv...
16:42 2019-05-21

More parents are spacing out vaccines, a practice doctors say is risky Amid a growing measles outbreak, more parents are choosing to alter the recommended vaccine schedule for their children in hopes of not overwhelming ...
10:56 2019-06-08

Sudanese doctors say dozens of people raped during sit-in attack Hospitals in Khartoum record more than 70 cases of rape in aftermath of attack on protestDoctors believe paramilitaries carried out more than 70 rape...
22:56 2019-06-11

UK doctors separate 2-year-old twins joined at the head The highly complex surgery involved multiple operations on the twin girls, who were born in Pakistan in January 2017 with a condition known as “crani...
23:56 2019-07-16

Doctors warn of 'severe' symptoms when coming off antidepressants People seeking treatment for depression should be informed of potential "severe and long-lasting withdrawal symptoms" when coming off medication, say...
17:56 2019-05-30

UK doctors reveal separation of twins joined at the head Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate their skulls, brains and blood vessels, doc...
07:28 2019-07-17

How Willem Einthoven gave doctors a window on the heart Dutch physiologist Willem Einthoven invented the electrocardiogram (ECG), a way to record the heart’s electrical activity with electrodes on the skin...
14:38 2019-05-21

Doctors ending life support for quadriplegic French man Doctors have decided to end life support for a quadriplegic French man whose case has torn apart his family and has been taken to the United Nations....
15:14 2019-07-02

Women doctors skip conferences because of family responsibilities (Reuters Health) - Female cancer experts are more likely than their male colleagues to skip scientific meetings that could offer networking opportuni...
02:28 2019-07-19

Polish sextuplets surprise parents and doctors expecting five Poland's first sextuplets on record, two boys and four girls, were born in the southern city of Krakow on Monday to the surprise of parents and docto...
18:28 2019-05-21

All-India Doctors' Strike Tomorrow: Your 10-Point Guide Parts of the country are bracing for a strike by doctors tomorrow - to be held in solidarity with the doctors in Bengal, who after six days of protes...
20:28 2019-06-16

Should doctors face jail when treatment goes wrong? - podcast The death of a patient at a private London hospital after a delay in his treatment led to the imprisonment of David Sellu. After 15 months behind bar...
04:42 2019-07-03

Doctors alarmed that flu killed detained migrant teen HOUSTON (AP) — A preliminary autopsy report says a 16-year-old from Guatemala died of complications of the flu while in U.S. Border Patrol custody. T...
19:42 2019-06-06

Dr. Terry Dubrow Explores What Happens When Doctors Have a License to Kill Dr. Terry Dubrow is here to help with your true crime addiction. The Botched doc is hosting a new series, License to Kill, all about jaw-dropping cas...
23:42 2019-05-21

David Ortiz reportedly told doctors: ‘Please don’t let me die, I am a good man’ The David Ortiz shooting was reportedly caught on surveillance video — with the suspected gunman hopping off a motorcycle and pumping a single ...
08:14 2019-06-10

Smartphone app helps patients in small study better manage migraines Migraine sufferers had an average of four fewer headaches a month after using RELAXaHEAD, a smartphone-based relaxation technique, at least twice a w...
21:14 2019-06-04

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to...
02:14 2019-05-25

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessat...
02:14 2019-06-28

Stress may drive up death risk in cervical cancer patients Patients with cervical cancer and a stress disorder had a 55 percent higher risk of dying from the disease than those without a disorder, new researc...
04:00 2019-08-02

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer liv...
04:42 2019-06-04

Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again Perhaps one of the profound yet underappreciated aspects of being alive is the ability to reach out with your hand and feel the world around you—whet...
00:42 2019-07-25

British Columbia will be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
02:00 2019-05-28

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumour cells to identify cance...
14:42 2019-05-29

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill to remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed...
15:56 2019-06-04

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned f...
20:56 2019-06-17

Quest Diagnostics Says 11.9 Million Patients Possibly Affected by Breach Quest Diagnostics said the billing collections firm it works with experienced a data breach on its web payment platform that may have affected 11.9 m...
16:56 2019-06-03

Most face transplant patients continue to report better quality of life (Reuters Health) - Doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston say most of the face transplant patients they have been following for about five...
04:56 2019-05-30

British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
07:42 2019-05-28

Patients give more '5-star' ratings to hospitals with fewer services (Reuters Health) - Compared to smaller facilities, hospitals that provide complex care for critical illness or serious injury may find it harder to m...
22:28 2019-06-10

German nurse accused of killing 100 patients faces verdict BERLIN (AP) — A verdict is expected in the case of a former nurse charged with 100 counts of murder on allegations he killed patients by putting them...
10:42 2019-06-06

A New, Scarless Adam’s Apple Surgery Could Be a Breakthrough for Transgender Patients An Israeli medical center says it has pioneered a new procedure to remove or reduce the size of the Adam’s apple without leaving a scar, a sign...
12:00 2019-06-11

German Nurse Who Killed 85 Patients In His Care Sentenced To Life A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for killing 85 pa...
12:56 2019-06-06

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patien...
07:28 2019-07-17

Three hospital patients dead from listeria linked to packaged sandwiches Three people have died and three are seriously ill following an outbreak of listeria infection in hospitals in England, Public Health England has sai...
03:14 2019-06-08

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three tim...
00:56 2019-06-08

Patients wearing fat suits 'reveal medical students' prejudices' Researchers have said that getting hospital patients to wear fat suits could reveal the prejudices of medical students against overweight and obese p...
15:14 2019-08-06

German killer nurse sentenced to life for murdering patients Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty in German hospitals until 2005. He is...
17:42 2019-06-06

These Medical Devices Are Inserted Into 500,000 Patients Each Year — but Are Tough to Sterilize Duodenoscopes have sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks. Now some experts are demanding the devices be redesigned or taken off the mar...
10:42 2019-08-06

Community pharmacies may improve cardiovascular health for prostate patients After three months of performing moderate and vigorous exercise recommended by pharmacies, men with prostate cancer lost an average of more than 2 po...
23:42 2019-06-12

Sepsis patients with inflammation have higher death rates after discharge About one in four sepsis patients who live through their hospitalization will continue to have higher levels of inflammation. This puts them at risk ...
22:28 2019-08-07

New ketamine spray allows patients an affordable alternative to expensive IV treatments (KPRC) Ketamine is a common anesthesia drug that has been found helpful for people suffering from migraines, chronic pain and treatment-resistant dep...
12:14 2019-05-22

Will Europe's clampdown on faulty medical devices hurt patients? When a Californian company founded by a U.S. veteran wounded in Afghanistan sought to register a new medical device this year, it turned to Europe be...
09:28 2019-06-06

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help...
14:38 2019-05-21

Ohio doctor accused of murdering 25 patients with painkiller overdoses Dr. William Husel was charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths of 25 hospital patients, representing one of the biggest murder cases ever brought ...
00:56 2019-06-06

Exercise may extend the lives of advanced colorectal cancer patients Advanced colorectal cancer patients who performed low-intensity exercise four or more hours a week saw close to a 20 percent reduction in cancer prog...
05:14 2019-08-15

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study ...
03:42 2019-08-17

Hospital rating systems don't align — so which should patients believe? You probably wouldn't go to a C-rated restaurant. But with conflicting hospital ratings, you could wind up at one with both an "A" and one star....
23:14 2019-05-24

Drug Shortage Leaves Patients Without Immune-Disorder Treatment A shortage of a versatile medicine used to treat immune disorders and other diseases has forced U.S. hospitals and infusion clinics to suspend treatm...
15:42 2019-08-09

Daily on Healthcare: Executive order gives hope to kidney patients Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
02:00 2019-08-07

Gut bacteria may help explain why drugs don't work for everyone A study with common human gut bacteria and a mouse model investigates whether our microbiome helps explain why drugs work well for some but not other...
18:14 2019-06-06

Foreign drugs import danger The Trump administration just announced it is taking steps to introduce a "safe importation action" pilot program authorizing states, wholesalers, an...
20:28 2019-08-05

VR is helping scientists discover new drugs A new VR tool, powered by the same technology as the Fortnite video game, helps chemists visualize the structure of complex molecules and develop new...
15:28 2019-06-28

How Some Generic Drugs Could Do More Harm Than Good For the 16 years that Dr. Brian Westerberg, a Canadian surgeon, worked volunteer missions at the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda...
23:14 2019-05-21

Man arrested trying to smuggle drugs into Spain under his wig A man was arrested after being stopped by police during an attempt to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain by handing it underneath an "oversize...
13:14 2019-07-16

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know bec...
17:28 2019-05-21

Japanese Man Arrested With Wario Drugs A 27 year-old man has been arrested in Tokushima having been found with 50 MDMA/ecstacy tablets in his possession, most of them shaped like Wario....
03:14 2019-06-19

Son of Congo-Brazzaville president accused of siphoning off $50m Denis Christel Sassou-Nguesso allegedly used money-laundering scheme spanning six European countriesThe son of Congo-Brazzaville’s president has misa...
15:14 2019-08-07

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 peop...
13:28 2019-06-18

Rwanda says its border with Congo remains open Rwanda's health minister said the border with Democratic Republic of the Congo remained open on Thursday, appearing to contradict an earlier statemen...
17:56 2019-08-01

DR Congo stay in Cup of Nations contention after comprehensive win "Cedric Bakambu scored twice for the Democratic Republic of Congo in a comprehensive 4-0 win over Zimbabwe on Sunday that offers them the strong poss...
05:56 2019-07-01

| DR Congo authorities ban Kinshasa rallies over tensions DR Congo authorities have banned political rallies this week in the capital Kinshasa because of tensions between supporters of President Felix Tshise...
10:56 2019-07-22

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit c...
00:28 2019-05-23

| 16 militia killed in northeast DR Congo: army Sixteen militiamen have been killed in northeastern DR Congo, the military said on Tuesday, an area where ethnic violence has left at least 160 dead ...
19:42 2019-06-27

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January's inauguration of...
03:42 2019-06-14

Congo says Rwanda has closed border near Goma Congo's presidency said on Thursday that Rwandan authorities had closed the border between Goma and its nearest town of Gisenyi for all people other ...
11:42 2019-08-01

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson say...
19:56 2019-07-31

As Strikes End, Supreme Court Defers Hearing On Security Of Doctors The Supreme Court Tuesday deferred the hearing on a plea seeking protection of doctors in government hospitals, saying since doctors have called off ...
20:42 2019-06-18

Level Ex produces video games that doctors are playing on their smartphones. Doctors can perfect their craft playing Level Ex medical video games, and even earn continuing education credits towards maintaining their licenses. ...
00:56 2019-06-12

Doctors Arrested For Abetting Junior's Suicide Sent To Judicial Custody A special court Friday sent three doctors of a state-run hospital, arrested for allegedly abetting the suicide of a junior colleague, to judicial cus...
23:42 2019-05-31

13 Arrested In Delhi, Notice Sent To Fortis Doctors Over Kidney Racket Over a dozen leading private surgeons, including top urologists of Delhi are under the scanner of Uttar Pradesh Police in connection with a sensation...
02:42 2019-06-10

Military doctors are doing fewer amputations, and there's a risk they could forget how to treat them Getty Images/Matt Cardy The number of service members with combat-related amputations has declined sharply since 2011, when the number of amputation...
21:56 2019-06-07

Doctors remove knife from Kansas teen’s face Doctors remove a 10-inch knife that impaled a 15-year-old Kansas boy’s face when he fell while playing (June 17)      ...
05:00 2019-06-18

In border camps, Syrians rely on doctors in trucks and tents The Syrian war has inflicted all kinds of hardships on Najwa Abdelaziz but she still manages to make light of one of them. "The uprising ruined my te...
15:56 2019-06-23

Liberals sue so they can make doctors violate their religious beliefs on transgenderism On Tuesday, several organizations filed a lawsuit with Santa Clara County against the Trump administration, petitioning for a federal judge in Califo...
01:28 2019-06-01

Poland’s doctors march to demand more health care funding WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Hundreds of doctors have marched through Poland’s capital of Warsaw to demand higher spending on health care to cut waiti...
17:42 2019-06-01

Unnao Rape Survivor Still On Ventilator, Marginal Improvement: Doctors The condition of the Unnao rape survivor, who was critically injured in a road crash showed marginal improvement today, but she remains unconscious a...
20:42 2019-07-31

Doctors Had to Put Out a Fire in Patient's Chest During Open Heart Surgery An Australian patient’s life-saving surgical procedure went up in flames, and unfortunately we don’t mean that figuratively. Doctors say their attemp...
01:42 2019-06-03

Doctors Threaten Strike Against National Medical Commission Bill Healthcare services at government hospitals, including AIIMS, Safdarjung and RML in Delhi, are likely to be severely hit as resident doctors have thr...
20:42 2019-07-31

Doctors told to restart life support for paralysed patient French doctors have been ordered to resume giving food and water to a quadriplegic - just 12 hours after they switched off his life support against h...
15:14 2019-05-21

U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion ban A group of civil rights organizations, doctors and clinics sued Georgia's government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions ...
22:14 2019-06-28

Bengal Doctors' Strike Worsens, 9-To-9 Shutdown At Government Hospitals Health services in Bengal may be headed for a total shutdown today as senior doctors at the state-run hospitals join the protest called by the junior...
08:28 2019-06-12

Doctors in Debt: These Physicians Gladly Struck a Deal With California The state is providing up to $300,000 in debt relief for doctors who agree to accept Medicaid. The grant has lifted “an emotional burden,” one recipi...
19:14 2019-07-31

Maine gov signs bill allowing non-doctors to perform abortions Maine’s Democratic governor signed a bill into law this week that allows medical professionals other than doctors to perform abortions. The bil...
21:42 2019-06-11

New York doctors shocked by what they find during surgery on brain tumor Doctors in New York, who cut into a woman’s brain last September to remove a suspected malignant tumor, were reportedly baffled when they found a mas...
14:28 2019-06-07

Only 43% Doctors, 29% Nurses In Hospitals, Bihar Tells Supreme Court Hospitals in Bihar are woefully understaffed at every level -- from doctors and nurses to lab technicians and pharmacists, the state government admit...
19:42 2019-07-02

Bengal Doctors Agree To Meet With Mamata Banerjee, Set One Condition After nearly a week of strike, the doctors in Bengal said they were ready for talks with the government. Junior doctors, who had been protesting afte...
13:28 2019-06-16

Thousands of doctors go on strike in India to demand safety after attack Thousands of doctors across India went on strike on Friday to demand better security at hospitals days after junior doctors in the city of Kolkata we...
13:14 2019-06-14

High Court Says Doctors' Protest Must End, Gives Bengal 7 Days To Respond The Calcutta High Court on Friday gave the West Bengal government seven days to respond to a public interest litigation or PIL on the doctors' strike...
17:01 2019-06-14

Panel Formed To Draft Central Law For Checking Violence Against Doctors The Union Health Ministry has entrusted an eight-member sub-committee with the task of drafting a central law to check violence against doctors and o...
23:14 2019-07-13

No "Honest Initiative" From Mamata Banerjee, Say Bengal Doctors: 10 Facts The strike by doctors in West Bengal is likely to continue into a sixth day today after junior doctors, in a late-night meeting on Saturday, said the...
05:28 2019-06-16

Missouri subpoenas clinic doctors amid legal fight A judge is considering whether to force doctors from Missouri's only abortion clinic to testify in a legal fight over the its license, while ant...
02:56 2019-06-05

1,200 Doctors Of Chandigarh's PGIMER Protest Kolkata Hospital Violence Over 1,200 resident doctors at Chandigarh's Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) held a demonstration to express solidar...
17:01 2019-06-14

Guam Catholic group protests recruitment of abortion doctors HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — A Catholic group is protesting the governor of Guam’s plan to recruit abortion providers to the U.S. territory where no do...
01:42 2019-06-16

Doctors advise hospice care for Valerie Harper, TV's 'Rhoda' Six years after going public with her brain cancer diagnosis, "Rhoda" sitcom star Valerie Harper's health apparently has taken a turn for the worse, ...
22:28 2019-07-24

"Stable After Final Separation": Doctors On Conjoined Bangladeshi Twins Bangladeshi twins who were joined at the head were recovering Friday after Hungarian surgeons performed a marathon 30-hour operation to separate thei...
18:28 2019-08-02

Doctors' Protest Against National Medical Commission Bill Continues Healthcare services at many government hospitals were affected for the second consecutive day on Friday as resident doctors continued their strike an...
10:28 2019-08-02

U.S. Task Force Advises Doctors to Ask Adults About Illicit Drug Use A national medical advisory panel wants doctors to ask all U.S. adults aged 18 or older about possible illicit drug use to help stem the worsening op...
19:14 2019-08-13

Mamata Banerjee Versus BJP Plays Out In Bengal Doctors Strike The furore over junior doctors' strike in Bengal following violence at a government hospital has taken a political turn, with Chief Minister Mamata B...
16:14 2019-06-13

AIIMS Doctors Call Off Strike After Meeting With Health Minister Resident doctors of AIIMS called off their strike and resumed duties on Sunday after Health Minister Harsh Vardhan assured them that their concerns o...
00:28 2019-08-05

Heat Health: Doctors warn about dangers of rising temperatures Doctors are issuing a warning about the dangers of the massive heat wave that’s sweeping across the United States. Dr. Baruch Fertel of the Cleveland...
06:56 2019-07-20

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our...
23:56 2019-05-21

| Sudan militia killed 9 people in Darfur village, say doctors A Sudanese militia has shot dead nine people in a village of the war-torn region of Darfur, a doctors committee linked to the country's protest movem...
19:00 2019-06-12

Doctors not prescribing medicinal cannabis due to lack of clinical trials Commons’ health committee warns patients’ expectations are being disappointedHigh expectations among the public of the benefits of medicinal cannabis...
01:14 2019-07-03

Mamata Banerjee Promises Better Security At Meet With Striking Doctors Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today suggested 10-point security measures for safety of doctors in hospitals that would prevent a recurrence of attac...
15:28 2019-06-17

Health Ministry Forms Panel To Consider Central Law For Doctors' Security The Union Health Ministry has formed a 10-member committee to examine the "pros and cons" of bringing a central legislation against assault on doctor...
14:56 2019-07-10

Abused By Protesting Doctors During Hospital Visit, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the protesting junior doctors of Kolkata's SSKM Hospital of verbally abusing her durin...
06:01 2019-06-14

Reduced work hours for trainee doctors not seen to compromise care (Reuters Health) - Physicians who trained in U.S. hospitals under recent reforms that capped their work hours appear to provide care that's similar i...
04:42 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-British Columbia will be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
00:56 2019-05-28

For Many Diabetes Patients, Skin Patches and Phones Are Replacing Finger Pricks Diabetes patients increasingly rely on wearable glucose monitors and insulin pumps to manage a disease affecting some 30 million Americans—which is s...
23:28 2019-07-31

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Cognitive Function In Type-2 Diabetes Patients A study that was published in journal Diabetes Care has claimed that following a Mediterranean diet may improve cognition in type-2 diabetes patients...
13:42 2019-08-13

Court says Japan government owes compensation to families of leprosy patients A Japanese court on Friday ordered the government to pay compensation to the families of leprosy patients who suffered discrimination and mistreatme...
11:14 2019-06-28

Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations: study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go longer without their disease w...
13:56 2019-06-02

German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison BERLIN (AP) — German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison. The post German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients,...
10:42 2019-06-06

Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations -study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go longer without their disease w...
13:42 2019-06-02

Philips acquires Boston start-up Medumo to help hospitals communicate with patients Philips has acquired a start-up that texts you about your poop. That's Medumo, a Boston-based company, which works with hospitals to guide their...
21:14 2019-07-17

Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more me...
18:14 2019-06-13

Trump HHS moves to roll back Obamacare protections for transgender patients The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed to remove gender identity from the class of protected persons in federal nondiscrimina...
17:00 2019-05-24

Man with machete stabs 3 at Virginia plasma center; nurses, patients hid in bathroom A man with a long knife stabbed three people inside a Virginia plasma donation center as nurses and patients hid inside a bathroom.   ...
17:28 2019-07-05

YouTube Testimonials Lure Patients to Shady Stem-Cell Clinics Emotional videos, often paid for by clinics, are attracting desperate patients to unproven stem-cell treatments that can be dangerous—or even deadly....
22:14 2019-06-14

UPDATE 3-British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
18:42 2019-05-28

Google Algorithm Aims to Identify At-Risk Kidney Injury Patients Google’s artificial-intelligence unit says it has developed an algorithm that can predict who is at high risk of developing a common kidney condition...
19:28 2019-07-31

HIV patients at higher risk for early heart disease, lack of care Antiretroviral therapy used with HIV patients opens them up to heart disease, sudden cardiac failure, heart failure and sudden cardiac deaths compare...
22:56 2019-06-04

Quest Diagnostics announces possible data breach affecting almost 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics said the personal and medical information of nearly 12 million people, including their Social Security numbers, has potentially bee...
01:56 2019-06-04

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest...
02:00 2019-06-04

Weight loss jab ‘sees obese patients shed 9.7lbs in four weeks’ SCIENTISTS hope weight loss jabs will be used in the obesity fight. A study showed the injections helped type-2 diabetics to lose an average of 9.7lb...
17:42 2019-08-07

Lab Testing Giant Quest Diagnostics Says Data Breach May Have Hit Nearly 12 Million Patients Clinical lab testing titan Quest Diagnostics acknowledged in a press release on Monday that an “unauthorized user” had gained access to personal info...
07:14 2019-06-04

More than 12M people may be affected by latest medical data breach. Why those patients are now vulnerable Having medical data stolen makes the nearly 12 million consumers affected by the breach especially vulnerable targets for identity theft.  ...
06:14 2019-06-07

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical tr...
17:56 2019-06-29

A nurse pushed his patients to the brink of death for sport. He just admitted to 55 killings. Former nurse Niels Hoegel, known as "resuscitation Rambo," is accused of murdering dozens of patients — injecting them with drugs to induce cardiac a...
23:00 2019-06-05

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients' lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak — when doctors, administrators and healthcare field workers need to be in cont...
23:56 2019-06-18

UPDATE 2-British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
04:14 2019-05-28

FDNY warns of major data breach possibly affecting more than 10,000 patients The FDNY admitted Friday that an employee’s personal hard drive was ripped off and thousands of EMS patients may have had their information compromis...
08:00 2019-08-10

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as c...
23:42 2019-05-22

Screen All Adult Patients for Drug Abuse, National Panel Urges With 1 in 10 Americans saying they misuse drugs, doctors should ask everyone about both illegal and prescription use, the U.S. Preventive Services Ta...
17:42 2019-08-13