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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...

10 Medical Myths We Should Stop Believing. Doctors, Too

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6 myths about going to the gynecologist that you need to stop believing Joe Raedle/Getty Images Visiting the gynecologist can be intimidating especially if you've never been before. To make it even more nerve-wracking, t...
23:56, 2019-07-23

3 myths about protein that you need to stop believing iStock It's a misconception that protein can only come from animal products and that vegetarians and vegans will be deficient – plant-based pr...
01:44, 2019-07-12

10 myths about pores you need to stop believing iStock Certain things you believe about pores might not be true. Contrary to popular belief, you cannot open or close your pores, but pores can dil...
22:56, 2019-05-23

11 misconceptions about training for a marathon that you should stop believing AP When distance training, it's easy to simply log the miles, perhaps adhering to habits you've picked up from passing advice about what's a good way...
15:28, 2019-10-11

How the Ban on Medical Advertising Hurt Women Doctors Between 1997 and 2016, spending on direct-to-consumer healthcare advertising skyrocketed, from $2.1 billion to $9.6 billion. Where advertising once r...
18:44, 2019-10-16

10 Findings That Contradict Medical Wisdom. Doctors, Take Note. Researchers identified nearly 400 common medical practices and theories that were contradicted by rigorous studies. Here are some of the most notable...
11:08, 2019-07-22

U.S. doctors use medical records to fight measles outbreak U.S. doctors are tapping into their electronic medical records to identify unvaccinated patients and potentially infected individuals to help contain...
15:32, 2019-05-05

Doctors aghast at Groupon deals for medical care Enlarge / Coupons from the advertising section of a Sunday newspaper (credit: Getty | Karen Bleier) Doctors online expressed shock and dismay afte...
00:16, 2019-09-07

Amazon lets doctors record your conversations and put them in your medical files Amazon is introducing a virtual medical scribe so doctors can spend more time with patients and less time at the computer....
15:32, 2019-12-02

Magee Medical School: The institution waiting to train doctors It had been hoped the first students would be training this year at a new school in Londonderry....
10:24, 2019-11-23

Julian Assange ‘could die in prison’ without urgent medical care: doctors WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is so sick, he could die in prison if he does not get urgent medical care, according to an open letter sent Monday t...
14:44, 2019-11-25

Future doctors get their white coats marking the start of their medical journey TUCSON – A new group of future doctors are about to begin their journey. On Friday, July 26, students from the University of Arizona College of...
07:20, 2019-07-27

Baby born using controversial 3-parent IVF technique in medical first, doctors report Doctors claim they have made medical history after a healthy baby boy was born via a controversial IVF technique that uses the genetic information of...
19:36, 2019-04-11

Medical Mystery: This Woman Has Seen Dozens Of Doctors And None Of Them Can Tell Her Why She Feels Totally Fine Right Now There’s nothing scarier than knowing that you have a medical issue but not being able to get any answers about it, and unfortunately, that’s the terr...
19:04, 2019-06-13

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being pres...
01:32, 2019-05-26

Leading Doctors Discussed Creating Ethical Medical Miracles at the TIME 100 Summit Speaking at the first Time 100 Summit in New York City on Tuesday, prominent geneticist George Church admitted that for about 10 years, he knew biolo...
23:40, 2019-04-23

Medical care for detained migrants violates doctors’ oath, says physician in JAMA commentary As the administration of President Donald Trump gears up to hold more migrants in detention facilities for longer periods of times, health care and m...
01:20, 2019-09-04

Saving Black Mothers: New California Law Requires Bias Training for Doctors, Medical Providers Bringing new life into the world can be a perilous journey for any woman, but especially for black women, who, according to the Centers for Disease C...
06:56, 2019-10-10

Fake doctors, pilfered medical records drive Sackler family company’s Oxy sales in China An investigation has revealed that representatives from the Sacklers’ Chinese affiliate tell doctors that time-release painkillers like OxyContin are...
18:36, 2019-11-20

Rx for Doctors: Stop With the Urine Tests The tests often are positive in people without symptoms, particularly older patients. The result: overtreatment with antibiotics....
22:40, 2019-10-14

Steve Smith injury: Australian cricket's medical chief calls for team doctors to be independent Australia's medical chief Alex Kontouris believes that independent doctors could be on the way to assess head injuries following Steve Smith's withdr...
13:24, 2019-08-19

U.S. doctors group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop vaping of any sort until scientists have a better handle on the cause of 450 lung ...
01:40, 2019-09-10

Dishing out more drugs won’t stop the pain. Doctors need new tools | Ann Robinson As a GP, I know opioids have their place. But we shouldn’t be complacent about a US-style crisis happening in BritainGrowing concern about the prescr...
17:52, 2019-09-15

U.S. doctors' group says just stop vaping as deaths, illnesses rise The American Medical Association on Monday urged Americans to stop using electronic cigarettes of any sort until scientists have a better handle on t...
02:12, 2019-09-10

U.S. rights groups, doctors sue to stop Georgia 'heartbeat' abortion ban A group of civil rights groups, doctors and clinics sued Georgia's government on Friday to overturn a law passed in March that bans abortions if an e...
16:40, 2019-06-28

HIV drugs stop sexual transmission of AIDS virus, say doctors A study has found that medication to suppress HIV can prevent sexual transmission of the AIDS virus. Researchers say treatment regimes could contribu...
14:00, 2019-05-03

Zimbabwe senior doctors stop work as public hospital strike spreads Senior doctors at Zimbabwe's public hospitals went on strike on Tuesday to protest against the dismissal of junior colleagues who have boycotted work...
18:56, 2019-11-26

Trump outlines plans to stop surprise medical billing President Trump announced Thursday his administration is working with Congress on a comprehensive legislative package to outlaw crippling surprise me...
19:20, 2019-05-09

Doctor claiming to 'reverse' abortion was told to stop using medical school's name For years, Dr George Delgado falsely claimed an affiliation to a prestigious US medical school and his assertions about ‘reversal’ procedure have bee...
17:20, 2019-07-25

Texas Tech Medical School, Under Pressure From Education Dept., Will Stop Using Race in Admissions The university made the decision as part of an agreement resolving a 14-year investigation by the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights....
20:56, 2019-04-11

Woman accused of harming girl with insulin 'told doctors to stop treating her' A woman accused of deliberately injecting a four-year-old with insulin told doctors to stop treating the sick girl, saying she had "had enough needle...
12:12, 2019-07-05

Liverpool 'kept fighting and believing' - Henderson "Jordan Henderson raves about the strength of character showed by his Liverpool team-mates after their epic Champions League win over Barcelona."...
10:16, 2019-05-08

Believing In Forever Collects Supplies For Families In Need LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – Local musician and activist Devine Carama has done it again. His organization “Believing in Forever” spen...
11:16, 2019-06-27

Welcome to Rom Com Fest, a haven for fans who never stopped believing in happily ever after The film festival in Los Angeles attracted Nora Ephron disciples who know that the genre is unrealistic and retrograde — but love it anyway....
14:40, 2019-07-02

EA Scares The Hell Out Of Origin Users Into Believing They're Hacked This morning at around 3am, jolted awake by an antsy newborn, I rolled over to check my email and was alarmed to see a message from EA with the subje...
15:40, 2019-11-20

Ryan Reynolds Has Tricked His Daughters Into Believing He's Spider-Man Are you a parent in need of a good laugh? Look no further than Ryan Reynolds' Twitter feed. The actor has been known to share hilarious nuggets of ...
19:44, 2019-09-12

New map shows which parts of Canada lag on believing in climate change Those in Alberta — and to some extent Saskatchewan — are less likely to believe that the planet is warming due to human activity, a group of research...
18:28, 2019-11-24

Patriots have Saquon Barkley believing laughed-off Giants’ dream Ask Saquon Barkley if the Giants are a playoff team this year, and he will respond like he was asked if he has the biggest quads in the huddle. “Come...
23:08, 2019-06-01

Please Enjoy All the Newscasters Totally Incapable of Believing That August Has Arrived Can you believe it’s August already? Apparently most newscasters can’t—even though Jimmy Kimmel tried to warn them. Last year, the ...
18:04, 2019-08-02

A podiatrist explains heel spurs, the medical condition Trump said earned him a medical deferment from Vietnam President Donald Trump tweeted that a civil war could be the result of his impeachment. According to a report by the New Yorker, he later added that ...
00:08, 2019-10-03

Ellen DeGeneres says she was sexually abused as a teen. Her mother regrets not believing her. "If someone in your life has the courage to speak out, please believe them," Betty DeGeneres says after daughter detailed abuse claims....
17:16, 2019-05-31

Friends of murdered French film producer duped into believing she was alive, court hears Friends of a murdered French film producer were duped into believing she was alive and well and had been on a date with a "mysterious stranger" when ...
13:44, 2019-09-10

Byron burger death: Owen Carey misled into believing there were no allergens in meal, coroner rules A teenager with a dairy allergy who suffered a fatal reaction after eating a burger at a London branch of Byron was misled into believing there were ...
13:24, 2019-09-13

A YouTuber used an Ed Sheeran lookalike to trick influencers and tabloids into believing that the real singer was at the KSI vs Logan Paul fight Josh Pieters / YouTube YouTuber Josh Pieters, who has over a million subscribers, tricked the internet into believing Ed Sheeran attended the KSI vs ...
13:00, 2019-11-12

16 myths about depression Depression is a very common condition. Despite this, many myths and misconceptions continue to surround it. Learn more about depression here, includi...
22:40, 2019-12-05

Having sex, getting a UTI, and other myths about what causes miscarriages Getty When it comes to miscarriages, there are a lot of myths about what causes them. Having sex, too much stress, and getting a UTI while pregnant w...
21:44, 2019-12-05

14 myths about pregnancy Many myths surround pregnancy. In this article, we investigate 14 common pregnancy-related myths and explain the truth behind each of them....
23:40, 2019-12-06

7 myths about infertility There is so much information available on infertility, yet much of it is patently false or misleading....
12:52, 2019-08-02

Don’t believe the myths — 5G will bring AR and VR to the masses 5G offers extraordinary applications -- telesurgery, assistance to pilots, and aiding first-responders, that recently would have sounded like a pipe ...
09:08, 2019-06-19

5 Woodstock Myths, Debunked Did Jimi Hendrix perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” for thousands, and did Joni Mitchell sing about her experience at the festival? A few key fact ch...
11:28, 2019-08-07

The Sculptor Who Reconceives Classical Myths Yoko Kubrick’s marble works reference familiar tales while subverting the traditions that have defined her discipline....
21:24, 2019-09-04

‘First Kings’ Myths From Around the World: How Do They Compare? Monarchs have always played a very important role in how their subjects form their cultural identity.  ...
02:56, 2019-07-14

Myths and facts about penis captivus Penis captivus refers to the penis becoming stuck in the vagina. There are so few documented cases that many people believe it to be a myth. We descr...
03:04, 2019-08-03

6 Apple Myths Debunked and Explained! We’ve all heard it before: Unplug your device so it doesn’t overcharge. Or perhaps you’ve heard that you should close your apps to save battery. Afte...
18:40, 2019-05-29

Debunking the anti-vaccination myths For decades, doctors and scientists have advocated for the use of vaccinations to promote public health. Vaccines are safe and effective, but there i...
13:12, 2019-06-04

7 myths about being a bartender that aren't true Virginia Sherwood/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Bartenders aren't always chatty people who love to drink alcohol. Most of the time, bartenders wan...
03:00, 2019-05-02

The truth behind 5 popular travel myths When it comes to travel, some things are too good to be true. Buzz60’s Sean Dowling has more.       ...
17:52, 2019-08-13

6 harmful vagina myths that need to die, according to a gynecologist Crystal Cox/Business Insider From unnecessary vagina-cleaning products to organic tampons that are marketed as healthier options, there are seemingly...
22:12, 2019-11-05

The debunked sleep myths Americans actually believe Nearly a quarter of Americans incorrectly think they can train their body to function on less sleep than needed, according to new research....
21:36, 2019-10-10

Psychologists debunk 25 mental-health myths Business Insider asked three clinical psychologists to debunk TK of the most common myths about mental health and therapy. They explain that schizoph...
23:48, 2019-11-19

Don’t be fooled by these 7 myths about 5G as the iPhone 11 hits stores As the iPhone 11 hits stores with 4G hardware inside, is it a good idea to spend $700-$1,100 on old cellular technology, or wait on a 5G version?Read...
21:48, 2019-09-20

Ten common myths about bike lanes – and why they're wrong From congestion to cost, there are many entirely misguided arguments in circulationCycle lanes have been in the news recently, as have the many often...
09:16, 2019-07-03

The mystique of Mount Everest is fueled by a lot of myths Climbers are drawn to the Himalayan mountaintop, but everything we think we know about it isn't always correct....
20:20, 2019-05-27

Five myths about Internet safety that are freaking out parents Some experts are arguing against a “techno-panic mindset” that worries parents unnecessarily....
20:44, 2019-11-04

Study debunks 3 common sleep myths From how many hours of sleep we need each night to whether or not loud snoring is normal, new research examines widespread beliefs about sleep....
14:00, 2019-04-17

Harriet Tubman Facts and Myths: How the Movie Tried to Get it Right The filmmakers pored over books, documents and other research to remind viewers of the woman behind the often distorted legend....
11:25, 2019-10-23

Whatever became of urban myths? Were they replaced by fake news? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific con...
13:56, 2019-07-09

Beck Is Captivated by American Myths and a $60 Guitar The musician, who’s releasing his 14th album, “Hyperspace,” shares the 500-year-old paintings, Italian films and New York bookstore that top his list...
11:28, 2019-11-22

Seven myths about what it takes to raise successful adults Parents need to pause, step back and consider what it really takes to have kids who are happy, confident people....
18:32, 2019-08-05

Preparing for Monsoon: Lightning myths and facts TUCSON – Lightning in Southern Arizona can be a beautiful sight, especially during Monsoon. A shocking statistic says Arizona is one of the to...
08:12, 2019-06-13

Cataclysm, Mass Extinctions, and the Consequent Myths According to geologists, in the interval from 10,000 to 8,000 BC, some 35 to 45 species of large mammals became extinct. This is called a mass extinc...
00:32, 2019-12-05

The Hindu Vedas: Charms, Myths, and Formulas for Enlightenment The Vedas are the sacred scriptures of Hinduism and are regarded as the oldest religious texts in the world. Thought to have been composed at least 3...
20:24, 2019-08-22

Seth Meyers: Trump 'creates myths about himself until the truth comes out' Late-night hosts discussed Trump’s brewing trade war with China and the effect it could have on the American publicLate-night hosts focused on Trump’...
18:36, 2019-05-14

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! Explore the Legends and the Myths Nearly everyone has heard of the Chinese New Year festival, but there is another festival that is very important in China and East Asia. ...
18:52, 2019-09-13

Testosterone myths: How old ideas of masculinity sell us all short Research on testosterone is debunking outdated ideas about the hormone's role in shaping masculinity. It's time to get everyone onboard for a total r...
12:08, 2019-11-23

Busting The Myths Related To Food After Heart Surgery All you need to know about the common myths related to food after heart surgery. After undergoing heart surgery, doctors advise to opt for a healthy,...
15:36, 2019-07-25

Virginity and menstruation myths behind Asia's tampon taboo In a region where many communities chastise unmarried women for not being "virgins," tampons, believed by some to cause hymen breakage, are still rar...
16:52, 2019-10-15

Virginity and menstruation myths behind Asia’s tampon taboo In a region where most communities chastise unmarried women for not being "virgins," tampons, believed by some to cause hymen breakage, are still rar...
15:28, 2019-10-15

A Debut Fantasy Novel Summons the Power of African Myths In Kwame Mbalia’s “Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky,” a young boxer learns that the most important fight is the battle to control the story....
19:48, 2019-10-23

The Atlantis Ring: Ancient Myths and Mysticism Converge According to the Timaeus and Critias of Plato (435 BC), 10,000 years ago there was a majestic continent island larger than Libya and Asia combined th...
20:48, 2019-10-20

At the Salzburg Festival, Myths and Reality Meet Onstage This year’s event delves into classical stories that “create the archive for our understanding of the world,” its artistic director says....
17:24, 2019-07-11

Pale rosé isn't better – and nine other pink wine myths debunked It’s all sweet, it’s only for summer or ought to be cheap ... the prejudices about rosé wine endure, but we really should know betterRed wine gives y...
13:32, 2019-06-13

Dragon Myths: Tales of Beasts, Beauties, and Brutes The dragon is a legendary creature found in many cultures around the world. Generally speaking, the dragon is depicted as a huge creature that has a ...
21:08, 2019-10-13

Myths and magic of the witch – archive, 31 October 1994 31 October 1994 Is the witch the practitioner of black arts, benevolent earth mother, or merely the outsider in her community?Tonight when the kids d...
07:12, 2019-10-31

10 common vagina myths demystified by ‘Twitter’s gyno’ Dr. Jen Gunter, known as “Twitter’s gynecologist” and Gwyneth Paltrow’s worst nightmare — after debunking several claims made on the woo-...
19:20, 2019-09-03

Meet Lazarus, the Malawian musician destroying myths about albinism Lazarus is using his music to combat the murder and mutilation of albino people in East Africa....
02:48, 2019-04-25

It’s not all globetrotting, jet-setting and peanuts: Flight attendants dispel myths On May 31, flight crew members celebrate International Flight Attendant Day to recognize the work, time and patience that goes into providing comfort...
13:16, 2019-05-31

Cosmic Oceans: The Primordial Waters of Ancient Creation Myths Almost without exception, mythological and folkloric traditions around the ancient world were concerned with the matter of deep time and the earth’s ...
02:00, 2019-07-29

Sepsis myths create 'unhealthy climate of fear', say experts Researchers say figures are often inflated and rush for antibiotics may fuel resistanceThe public is being misled by scare stories about sepsis, say ...
08:00, 2019-10-25

Debunking brain-health myths: How to really boost mental power “Mindfulness”? “Transcendental meditation”? For Rahul Jandial, a board-certified brain surgeon and neuroscientist, those are just terms for meditativ...
01:04, 2019-06-18

Irish Poets Uncover the Kabbalah in Celtic Creation Myths In the early ninth century an Irish warrior-priest Cormac mac Cuilennáin, who would become king, wrote Sanas Cormaic in which he presented... ...
01:48, 2019-07-06

3 dietitians debunk 18 weight loss myths, from cutting carbs to fad diets Business Insider asked three registered dietitians to debunk 18 of the most common weight loss myths. They explain that you don't need to purge your ...
15:28, 2019-10-04

Fake cancer cures: Debunking myths found in videos on YouTube Professor Justin Stebbing, a cancer expert at Imperial College London, debunks some of the unproven “cures” for cancer....
01:52, 2019-09-13

The Inkarri and the Golden City of Paititi: The Myths Born from Blood and Greed On August 29, 1533, the Incan King Atahualpa, who only ruled for one single year, was ordered by Francisco Pizarro (1471-1541) to be strangled to dea...
20:32, 2019-07-31

In 2015, Hamilton and The Force Awakens remixed essential American myths In 10 For The ’10s, The A.V. Club looks back at the decade that was: 10 essays about the media that defined the 2010s, one for every year from 2010 t...
20:20, 2019-11-11

The 9 most dangerous health myths debunked in 2019, from drinking bleach to vaping Martina Paraninfi/5PH/solidcolours/VICUSCHKA/Getty Images Each year, a new spate of health trends take off or persist, claiming to improve people's h...
15:16, 2019-11-29

Books of The Times: An Extraordinary New Book Dismantles the Myths That Surround Domestic Violence In “No Visible Bruises,” Rachel Louise Snyder reports on “a global health problem of epidemic proportions,” and writes about actionable changes that ...
22:24, 2019-05-07

2 experts debunk sleep myths, from snoring is just annoying to stay in bed if you can't fall asleep Business Insider asked two sleep experts to debunk 15 of the most common myths about sleep. They explain that boredom doesn't make you tired, that yo...
23:32, 2019-11-05

Breaking Down the Truths and Myths of Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese Warning: This story contains spoilers for Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese. Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by M...
18:52, 2019-06-12

Fortnite Stop Sign Locations: Where To Destroy Stop Signs with Catalyst Outfit If you're looking to do some of the Fortnite Season 10 challenges then we've got you covered....
16:24, 2019-08-01

Trump Can't Stop Won't Stop Speculating About Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump half-heartedly walked back his tacit endorsement of the baseless conspiracy theory that Bill and Hillary Clinton were involved...
19:20, 2019-08-13

'Stop it!' Japanese women turn to app to stop groping on trains Digi Police enables victims of molesters to notify fellow passengers of harassmentAlmost two decades after the introduction of women-only train carri...
17:44, 2019-05-22

Surya Grahan 2019 Today: Timings And Diet Myths Related To Total Solar Eclipse Busted Total solar eclipse of 2019 is going to take place today; July 5th. Here are some common misconceptions related to food and eating practices during a...
16:16, 2019-07-02

Is a winner chosen before pageant night? Rolene Strauss and Werner Wessels debunk pageant myths The beauty queen is joined by Miss SA pageant coach Werner Wessels as they answer some of the questions sent in by fans regarding the pageant industr...
14:24, 2019-08-18

Sleep myths may hinder good sleep and health (Reuters Health) - Widespread beliefs about sleeping include advice on how much sleep is enough, what quality sleep means and how to achieve it, but ...
20:40, 2019-04-19

Know the difference: lightning facts vs. lightning myths “When thunder roars, go indoors”. This is a truism that actually holds up. However, much of what we think about lightning is fiction. Kno...
03:56, 2019-07-03

Ed Woodward on Man Utd transfer 'myths', Solskjaer, and the reality of United - 'we are a club in two parts' Woodward convinced United will strike gold in transfer market Ideal player described behind the scenes as 'humble, but arrogant' Woodward says commer...
00:04, 2019-10-18

What you should eat and drink to get over the flu, according to doctors r. nial bradshaw/Flickr Water is the best thing you can take to help you get over the flu. Yogurt is abundant in vitamins that can help decrease inte...
23:04, 2019-11-15

How to prevent the flu, according to doctors Reuters Doctors recommend that your best line of defense against the flu each year is to get a flu vaccine. People who should not get a standard flu ...
23:00, 2019-11-08

5 Weight Loss Diet Myths That May Have Been Hindering Your Weight Loss Goals Falling for some of these myths may prove detrimental to not just your weight loss goals but can also take your overall health for a toss....
11:32, 2019-05-04

Why detoxing is a load of BS: doctors The only thing you’re cleansing is your wallet. “Detox” is the hottest word in the woo-woo universe right now. Fancy teas, juices, ...
00:40, 2019-10-15

Why Doctors Still Offer Treatments That May Not Help Evidence-based medicine has made progress since doctors’ infamous bloodletting of George Washington, but less than you might think....
11:41, 2019-08-26

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...
19:52, 2019-06-09

Syndrome without a name: The boy who baffles doctors Working out what makes Charlie Parkes ill is like fitting together "little pieces of a puzzle", his mum says....
09:56, 2019-04-26

Doctors more likely to prescribe opioids later in the day A new study finds that doctors are more likely to write opioid prescriptions during the last appointments of the day and if appointments are running ...
02:52, 2019-09-06

AI can diagnose childhood illnesses better than some doctors Artificial intelligence has now been used to sort through medical history, lab tests, and symptoms and find a diagnosis for common and life-threateni...
10:43, 2019-04-09

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...
16:52, 2019-08-02

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...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Non-white cancer survivors less likely to get doctors they need Minority cancer survivors are less likely than their white counterparts to have frequent access to doctors who understand or share their culture, acc...
22:12, 2019-11-05

Why Russian doctors are fed up with state-run hospitals Overtime and bad pay are normal for medical staff working in Russia's state-run hospitals, with many working side jobs just to make ends meet. Some f...
20:12, 2019-11-28

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...
04:08, 2019-05-27

What Men Who Aren’t Doctors Should Know About Legislating Abortion The male legislators passing anti-abortion laws in Alabama, Georgia, and more don't seem to know anything about women's health....
17:36, 2019-05-17

How much weight you should gain during pregnancy, according to doctors diignat / Shutterstock How much weight you gain while pregnant depends on your size and shape before you were pregnant. Typical weight gain is 25 to ...
22:36, 2019-11-27

Grey's Anatomy's Departed Doctors: Where Are They Now? Over the years, Grey's Anatomy has introduced a whole lot of doctors at Seattle Grace, Seattle Grace Mercy West, or Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. M...
22:48, 2019-05-16

AI is now better at predicting mortality than human doctors As scientists continue to toil away at creating machine learning algorithms that will one day enslave humanity save us all, artificial intelligence r...
05:16, 2019-05-14

How do doctors test for Crohn's disease? Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease. There is no single test for diagnosing it. A doctor might order a few different tests to con...
22:28, 2019-11-16

BAME doctors more likely to be investigated than white ones David Sellu tells his story as BBC figures suggest BAME doctors are proportionally more likely to be investigated than white doctors....
14:24, 2019-06-16

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...
01:16, 2019-08-07

From the archive: Should doctors swap horse for car? Back in the 1890s, many medical men were pondering whether motoring would be more suitable for their work than driving As cars emerged in the 1890s, ...
14:20, 2019-10-09

How Much Nature Is Enough? 120 Minutes a Week, Doctors Say Researchers have now quantified the ideal amount of time needed to reap the health benefits of the great outdoors....
15:16, 2019-06-13

Doctors: When Opposites Attract, for Life Of all the obstacles to initiating hospice care that have been cited, the devotion of wife to husband, or child to parent, is the hardest to quantify...
16:04, 2019-04-09

UA College of Medicine graduates more than 100 new doctors TUCSON — There are more than 100 graduates in the University of Arizona’s college of medicine class of 2019. Thursday night they official...
07:28, 2019-05-10

NHS to pay tax bills to get doctors back to work The row over pensions has led to doctors refusing to do overtime because they were being landed with hefty tax bills....
19:16, 2019-11-18

Patients have 'less pain' when doctors believe in treatment Whether a doctor believes in a cure can influence how effective it is for the patient, a new study shows. The findings could affect the way doctors a...
12:04, 2019-10-22

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 ...
16:32, 2019-06-14

You've had a miscarriage. Here's how long doctors recommend you wait before trying again Kevin Kozicki/Getty Images You can usually get pregnant after a miscarriage within 4 to 6 weeks. The biggest factor is your next ovulation. Research ...
00:44, 2019-11-27

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...
20:00, 2019-07-12

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...
18:04, 2019-05-22

Why don’t doctors trust women? Because they don’t know much about us | Gabrielle Jackson The medical community have known for a century that women are living in constant pain. They’ve done nothing about itIt’s frustrating to have question...
20:56, 2019-09-01

Doctors to be asked whether assisted dying law should change Doctors are to be asked if they think they believe there should be a change in the law on assisted dying....
18:04, 2019-06-22

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...
17:00, 2019-05-15

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...
13:12, 2019-06-12

Soldier who lost ear in accident gets another after doctors 'grow' it on her arm The medical team wanted to use cartilage from Burrage’s ribs to form a new, non-artificial ear....
11:20, 2019-07-14

Doctors use HIV in gene therapy to fix 'bubble boy' disease A study out Wednesday details how scientists turned this enemy virus into a savior, altering it so it couldn't cause disease and then using it t...
00:20, 2019-04-18

Cancer doctors don't focus on lifestyle risks (Reuters Health) - Cancer specialists only rarely advise patients on lifestyle changes that could improve overall health and possibly also reduce the...
00:44, 2019-08-27

Doctors: Treating a Patient With a Nightmarish Condition She had lost all of her skin and I feared I had helped make her last weeks an unrelenting horror show, until our chance reunion....
11:40, 2019-05-10

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...
07:04, 2019-06-11

How teamwork of rival doctors could cut need for open surgery A pioneering unit that unites two competing factions of doctors is expected to reduce the number of patients undergoing open surgery....
11:16, 2019-07-05

Doctors say new immigration rules will mean sicker migrants CHICAGO — Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits. Doctors and ...
23:32, 2019-08-19

Doctors remove giant 7.4kg kidney from man in India Organ nearly 45cm-long was cut from 56-year-old suffering from autosomal dominant polycystic kidney diseaseIndian surgeons have cut a kidney weighing...
11:28, 2019-11-26

During a.m. appointments, doctors more likely to advise cancer screening (Reuters Health) - Patients who see their doctors in the morning are a lot more likely to be referred for screenings for breast and colon cancer than...
22:12, 2019-05-10

Indian doctors remove 7.4kg kidney from patient A kidney usually weighs between 120-150g, so this was one of the heaviest on record, doctors say....
05:44, 2019-11-26

AI doctors will tell who lives and dies in war 'with soldier sensors' Robot doctors may rival human medics thanks to their ability to tell who will live and who will die on the battlefield...
01:08, 2019-09-28

Chest pain in women: What causes it, and how do doctors diagnose it? A heart attack is a common cause of chest pain, but women may have different symptoms than men. Learn about the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of c...
22:44, 2019-12-04

Doctors Said She'd Die Before High School. But She Wanted to Go to College. Diagnosed with a deadly genetic disease as a child, Megan Crowley wanted to do more than just survive it. She wanted to live a full life....
06:08, 2019-06-02

Woman's eye bursts after using her mobile phone too much, doctors say A blood vessel in the woman's retina exploded after a long session on her phone in China, causing temporary blindness...
15:12, 2019-11-13

Jets must follow doctors’ advice on Sam Darnold — and no one else’s There’s been a curious movement afoot of late from some armchair analysts that the Jets should rest Sam Darnold, regardless of what the doctors say a...
08:20, 2019-10-04

For some trauma doctors, clash with NRA proves therapeutic A recent clash with the National Rifle Association (NRA) has shown some doctors who treat gunshot victims a way to heal their own trauma: through act...
12:36, 2019-05-15

Paralyzed Sierra Vista man walks after doctors say he never would \TUCSON – 52-year-old Michael Wheeler was living his best life. He just bought a house, had a very active lifestyle and looking forward to the ...
03:32, 2019-09-19

Doctors: Doctor, We Need You in the Writer’s Room, Stat I took a break from the I.C.U. to write on a medical drama. It was a chance to imagine a world where the outcomes followed the script I wanted....
11:40, 2019-05-15

Doctors use CRISPR to fight cancer for first time in US The first attempt in the United States to use a gene-editing tool called CRISPR against cancer seems safe in the three patients who have had it so fa...
20:04, 2019-11-07

Study: Doctors may not be doing enough to help teens quit smoking Doctors may not be doing enough to help teens quit smoking. Researchers from Boston Children’s Hospital studied 80 thousand teens and young adu...
22:28, 2019-09-23

'Congestion' means different things to doctors and patients (Reuters Health) - Patients who say they're "congested" may have a runny nose, but a new study suggests their doctors may think they mean their nose ...
19:32, 2019-06-06

A New Generation of Activist Doctors Is Fighting for Medicare for All Miriam Callahan remembers the patient who clarified her decision to become a political activist. He was homeless, suffered from severe arthritis in h...
13:16, 2019-10-24

Their Mothers Chose Donor Sperm. The Doctors Used Their Own. Scores of children born through artificial insemination have learned from DNA tests that their biological fathers were the doctors who performed the ...
19:32, 2019-08-21

Doctors often reluctant to attend patients' funerals (Reuters Health) - Although hospitals and medical practitioners may follow a few bereavement practices after a patient dies, funeral attendance is un...
17:28, 2019-09-26

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...
10:32, 2019-08-06

How doctors discovered the vaping illness: 'This is not infectious' Doctors at the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin would be among the first to uncover and sound the alarm on the vaping lung illness....
15:24, 2019-11-08

Suicide an occupational hazard for physicians: doctors A family doctor in Ontario is trying to raise awareness of suicide among physicians after her own experience of depression brought on by burnout whil...
16:44, 2019-05-06

Doctors warn against new 'shell on' Snapchat challenge Teens are daring each other to eat plastic packaging, cardboard boxes and fruit peels — and posting videos of themselves doing it to Snapchat — in a ...
16:52, 2019-04-18

Doctors Remove 500 Teeth From 7-Year-Old's Mouth A little boy in India is feeling a lot better after a recent dental procedure removed 500 teeth from his mouth. ...
19:28, 2019-08-01

The Latest: Abortion clinic doctors: We can’t aid inquiry ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between the state of Missouri and a St. Louis clinic over renewal of the clinic’s abortion license (al...
18:28, 2019-06-04

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....
18:32, 2019-06-04

Protecting Sleep in the Hospital, for Both Patients and Doctors What if sleep were considered a continuous infusion of a medication that helped patients heal faster?...
12:00, 2019-06-04

Older patients don't see diabetes recommendations same way doctors do Doctors' advice for starting or stopping diabetes medicines often doesn't resonate with older patients, a new study suggests....
23:36, 2019-09-16

Julian Assange's health is so bad he 'could die in prison', say 60 doctors Group’s open letter calls for Wikileaks founder to be moved from London high-security jail to hospitalMore than 60 doctors have written an open lette...
06:56, 2019-11-25

Knife crime: Doctors see increase in 'punishment stabbings' Boys as young as 15 are involved in carrying blades having been groomed to sell drugs, police say....
09:36, 2019-07-15

Most states protect doctors who refuse to do abortions because of religion (Reuters Health) - The vast majority of U.S. states have passed laws blocking civil lawsuits that might result from a doctor refusing to perform an a...
20:00, 2019-11-19

Doctors not talking enough about cancer genetic testing costs (Reuters Health) - About one in four U.S. oncologists rarely or never discusses the price of genomic testing with their cancer patients, even though ...
19:28, 2019-11-07

AI predicts death more accurately than doctors by ‘seeing things humans can’t’ Researchers developed the AI which can more accurately predict when a patient will die than doctors based on heart scans – but they aren't exactly su...
15:52, 2019-11-12

U.S. government website for comparing doctors lacks data on most MDs (Reuters Health) - Physician Compare, a U.S. website created to help patients find high-quality doctors, is missing so much information on individual...
00:12, 2019-05-07

Can the Botched Doctors Fix BTS Superfan Oliver's "K-Popped" Nose? This BTS superfan will do anything to look like K-Pop star Jimin. On Monday's all-new Botched, new patient Oliver turned to doctors Paul Nassif and T...
05:32, 2019-11-12

Doctors to end care for French patient in landmark right-to-die case Doctors treating French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert, who has been in a deep vegetative state for more than a decade, plan to stop feeding him this w...
13:56, 2019-05-20

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...
19:52, 2019-05-20

Scholarships target doctors in Arizona underserved areas TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — University of Arizona’s medical school announced Friday that it will give free tuition to some students who commit to working as...
00:24, 2019-11-24

Influential U.S. doctors group calls for ban on vaping products The American Medical Association (AMA) on Tuesday called for a total ban on all e-cigarette and vaping products that are not approved by the U.S. Foo...
23:44, 2019-11-19

Pennsylvania man in medically induced coma: Doctors 'know it's vaping' A Pennsylvania teenager was in a medically induced coma Wednesday because of a severe mysterious lung illness his parents — and doctors — suspect is ...
19:16, 2019-09-04

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...
12:28, 2019-07-16

Doctors call for end to daylight saving time transitions Citing evidence on the health risks arising from biological clock misalignments, doctors call for an end to daylight saving time transitions....
20:04, 2019-11-06

Some family doctors ditch insurance for simpler approach WASHINGTON — Dr. Emilie Scott was only a few months into her first job when she started hearing the complaint: She was spending too much time with ea...
22:28, 2019-11-20

Congress is bullying doctors because insurance companies told them to There are some stories that almost everyone hears when they first start working in Washington, D.C. One of these stories is about Microsoft and their...
17:44, 2019-11-12

Many primary care doctors underscreen, misdiagnose diabetes New research shows about 25 percent of physicians misdiagnose people with diabetes with prediabetes, in addition to missing risk factors and signs of...
01:04, 2019-09-11

UK doctors separate two-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...
21:44, 2019-07-16

Doctors warn of danger of 'feather duvet lung' Medical team say people’s unexplained breathlessness could be down to bedding dustAs winter approaches it might be tempting to curl up under a thick ...
01:08, 2019-11-19

U.S. doctors more likely to prescribe opioid painkillers after low-risk surgery U.S. doctors are more likely to prescribe opioids to patients than in other countries, as 75 percent of patients filled prescriptions for the drugs w...
17:24, 2019-09-04

Parents who raise kids as vegans should be prosecuted: doctors Good thing the Duke and Duchess of Sussex don’t live in Belgium. Prince Harry and wife Meghan have been said to be considering raising baby Archie as...
23:00, 2019-05-17

Cuba’s secret deal with Qatar to take up to 90% of doctors' wages Most of the money earned by Cuban medics working in Qatar goes to their national government. But while some feel exploited, others tell a different s...
12:04, 2019-11-08

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...
20:00, 2019-05-21

Teen's Memory Resets Every 2 Hours — and Doctors Can't Figure Out Why Riley Horner wakes up every morning believing it's June 11 after she was accidentally kicked in the head by a fellow student. ...
16:08, 2019-09-11

Colorado to allow doctors to prescribe marijuana in place of opioids A new law in Colorado will let doctors prescribe marijuana instead of opioids. Gov. Jared Polis signed the legislation this past week....
21:48, 2019-05-25

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...
17:12, 2019-05-21

Alabama's Abortion Ban Would Put Doctors in Prison for as Long as Rapists In Alabama, 25 white men voted to ban abortion and take away health care rights for 2.5 million women....
18:24, 2019-05-15

NFL concussion fund pays out $485M, but more doctors sought PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A claims administrator for the NFL concussion fund says it has paid out $485 million since its start in 2017. But some retired pl...
19:56, 2019-05-07

Doctors more likely to prescribe opioids at late-day appointments, study says A patient is 33 percent more likely to receive a prescription during a late-day doctor's appointment, or appointment with a doctor that is running la...
21:44, 2019-08-30

To Treat 11-Month-Old's Fracture, Doctors First Had To Plaster Her Doll In Delhi's Lok Nayak Hospital, Zikra Malik lies on a bed with her doll. The 11-month-old has her legs attached to a traction rod - and so does her do...
16:00, 2019-08-30

Most doctors think Obamacare opened up healthcare access, study says About 60 percent of physicians in the United States thought the Affordable Care Act gave more people access to medical treatment they wouldn't otherw...
00:56, 2019-09-07

Strengthen muscles as well as heart to stay fit and healthy, say top doctors Tai chi for older adults and exercise for pregnant women are recommended in new official guidance....
02:40, 2019-09-07

Toddler with cancer dies after doctors misdiagnose her with constipation The parents of a 3-year-old girl who was diagnosed with constipation — and who then died of complications from cancer days later — say doctors could ...
17:40, 2019-08-26

Doctors, hospitals take up arms against Democrats’ health care changes WASHINGTON — Across months of debates, stump speeches, TV appearances and position papers, the face of everything wrong with the U.S. health care ind...
21:32, 2019-11-10

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...
23:16, 2019-07-18

‘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...
12:48, 2019-07-20

State doctors’ group wants ban on religious exemptions for vaccines ALBANY— The state’s top doctors’ group Monday backed legislation aimed at cracking down on the measles outbreak by banning religious exemptions for v...
00:08, 2019-05-07

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....
13:44, 2019-07-02

U.S. doctors investigating lung illnesses they think are linked to vaping Doctors are looking into 50 cases of breathing illness across the U.S. they think might be related to vaping....
17:32, 2019-08-16

Doctors racing to find out why baby was born without most of his skin Doctors in Texas are racing to find what caused a baby there to be born without most of his skin....
09:40, 2019-04-17

Robots can help doctors perform heart surgery remotely The authors noted that this operation was "successful in all aspects" for the five patients and that none of them experienced procedural complication...
03:56, 2019-10-03

U.S. doctors rule out pneumonia due to inhaled oil as cause of vaping injuries Doctors studying lung tissue from people with vaping-related injuries have ruled out one diagnosis as a probable explanation of how vaping harms the ...
00:52, 2019-10-03

Wearing mascara every day can be harmful to eyes, doctors warn Humans have been wearing mascara for centuries – with Egyptians inventing it more than 4,000 years ago....
11:28, 2019-09-19

St. Jude doctors claim cure for 'bubble boy' disease Relying on the trickery used by the AIDS virus to infect people, doctors at two medical centers say they have cured 10 infants of so-called bubble bo...
23:52, 2019-04-17

Doctors Use Electrical Implant to Aid Brain-Damaged Woman A pilot study offers “a very promising start” in the effort to help people recover from traumatic brain injuries....
15:44, 2019-04-13

Tennessee doctors plead guilty to overprescribing opioids: DOJ Two Tennessee doctors pleaded guilty Thursday to distributing high doses of opioids with no medical legitimacy, the Justice Department announced. Dr....
20:04, 2019-10-21

Doctors lack treatments for nicotine-addicted youth There’s little robust research into whether smoking cessation products used by adults will also work for teenagers....
20:56, 2019-10-21

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...
05:08, 2019-06-21

Mum horrified as doctors say 'dump disabled child in orphanage and try again' Svetlana Borodulina was horrified as the sperm bank offered her a 'refund' over her daughter Nika...
15:48, 2019-10-02

Doctors still need to tell parents about safe infant sleep practices (Reuters Health) - Parents are more likely to follow safe infant sleep practices when doctors tell them clearly what to do and what to avoid, to mini...
23:40, 2019-10-21

Doctors pump new life into dead donor heart in US first It’s alive! Doctors at Duke University have managed to re-animate the heart of a deceased donor by using an artificial circulatory mechanism th...
22:00, 2019-12-02

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 ...
06:24, 2019-06-08

Report: More than half of all US doctors get money from pharma each year Enlarge (credit: Getty | Bill Diodato) Drug makers and medical device makers are still spending between $2.1 billion and $2.2 billion a year to woo d...
17:52, 2019-10-18

Patients, doctors may not share priorities for chronic diseases Patients and doctors often have different views about which chronic health conditions are their top priorities, suggests a study in France....
23:24, 2019-09-19

Overprescribing antibiotics increases our risk of flu, doctors warn Inappropriate use of antibiotics can increase flu vulnerability, London researchers revealed today....
17:24, 2019-07-02

Doctors and patients have very different views on how to treat obesity: report Many doctors believe their patients aren't motivated to treat their obesity, according to a new survey. Those patients disagree....
12:04, 2019-10-11

Doctors warn women not to use toothpaste to ‘tighten their vaginas’ A disturbing trend has women using toothpaste in an attempt to try and tighten their vaginas. But doctors are saying it could do some nasty damage....
21:28, 2019-10-11

Doctors call for transparency over no-deal drug risk The BMA says government "must be transparent", after Newsnight reveals certain drugs cannot be stockpiled....
21:00, 2019-04-11

The Gender Pay Gap for Doctors Is Getting Worse. Here’s What Women Make Compared to Men Despite the often-quoted statistic that women in the U.S. make 80 cents for every dollar earned by men, the actual figure varies depending on a woman...
17:32, 2019-04-10

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...
21:56, 2019-06-18

Many doctors in training may skip routine health care (Reuters Health) - Trainee doctors often miss out on routine medical care and preventive health services even when they take daily prescriptions, a s...
22:56, 2019-12-05

Mother and baby cured of Ebola with new drugs, doctors say Two Ebola patients treated with a new drug have been declared healthy and allowed to return home....
18:08, 2019-08-14

He Tried E-Cigarettes to Quit Smoking. Doctors Say Vaping Led to His Death. Months after John Steffen died in Nebraska, officials said his death was part of a mysterious outbreak of vaping-related deaths and illnesses....
16:08, 2019-10-14

EEG may help doctors determine if head injury patients will recover Researchers say an EEG can reveal hidden consciousness in unresponsive ICU patients days after a head injury, offering doctors a better way to predic...
20:52, 2019-06-28

Virtual doctors can save lives in rural America A program in New Mexico could revolutionize healthcare for rural patients nationwide with severe neurological issues....
19:56, 2019-10-15

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...
11:52, 2019-06-11

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...
01:48, 2019-08-08

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...
20:04, 2019-06-06

Zimbabwe doctors say receiving death threats over strike Striking Zimbabwean doctors said on Wednesday they were being threatened with death and suspected state security agents were pressuring them after po...
15:48, 2019-09-18

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...
16:36, 2019-06-05

The Checkup: Doctors, Is It O.K. if We Talk About Why Finger-Wagging Isn’t Working? Nobody likes to be lectured. An alternative approach, motivational interviewing, emphasizes respect for the patient’s autonomy, and works better with...
15:40, 2019-05-06

Doctors call on workplaces to ban sale of sugary drinks Research at University of California shows a ban slashed staff’s intake by nearly halfDoctors have called on workplaces to ban sales of sugary drinks...
16:44, 2019-10-28

Baby boy defies doctors by waking from 5-day coma and smiling at dad When Michael Labuschagne was 14 weeks old, his mom and dad snuggled him up in bed as usual. The next morning he didn’t wake up. “Words ca...
17:04, 2019-10-25

Doctors warn fashionistas to ‘stay away’ from platform sandals ’90s-era platform sandals are back — and foot doctors are horrified. Last week, Steve Madden reintroduced his iconic foam platform sandals as p...
11:52, 2019-05-02

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...
04:20, 2019-07-03

Doctors said Herefordshire woman's bowel cancer was piles Beth Hewitt, 35, had blood in her stools but said she was told she was too young to have bowel cancer....
03:12, 2019-09-12

What are the symptoms of vaping illness? Doctors warn about e-cigarettes NBC – Jake Wilson was relieved when his 25-year-old son Justin started vaping last year as a way to quit smoking. “I thought it was a great ide...
01:40, 2019-09-14

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 ...
15:36, 2019-07-11

'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...
06:36, 2019-07-12

Doctors revive woman whose heart stopped for six hours Doctors in Spain revived a British woman whose heart stopped for six hours — an “exceptional case” in which her hypothermia may have actually saved h...
14:40, 2019-12-06

Doctors in Zimbabwe protest after union leader goes missing HARARE – Hundreds of Zimbabwean doctors protested in central Harare on Monday over the disappearance of the leader of their union, but riot pol...
20:44, 2019-09-16

AIs that diagnose diseases are starting to assist and replace doctors Digital doctors are already in use, but there are big questions about how they work. Are we ready for the rise of AI healthcare?...
13:40, 2019-06-26

Suicide Is Preventable. Hospitals and Doctors Are Finally Catching Up The suicidal thoughts started when Kristina Mossgraber was 17. A loud voice in her head told her that she was a bad person, a failure, better off dea...
15:32, 2019-10-24

How Doctors Retrieved Engagement Ring After Bride-to-Be Swallowed It Jenna Evans said she dreamed of swallowing her ring to protect it from some bad guys. But when she woke up, she realized she actually did the deed in...
23:52, 2019-09-16

Doctors in five states charged with illegally dispensing painkillers, sometimes for sex Those charged include doctors, pharmacists and nurse practitioners, the Justice Department says....
20:04, 2019-04-17

B.C. actor developed colon cancer at 30, says doctors ignored her symptoms Annette Reilly of 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' says doctors didn't take her seriously because of her young age....
19:32, 2019-10-24

Doctors remove ‘forgotten’ two-inch nail from man’s head Some moments in your life are unforgettable. Having a nail driven through your skull is, apparently, not one of them....
20:16, 2019-06-21

Shortage of doctors is growing in states including Arizona As America’s population ages a problem is brewing in hospitals and doctor’s offices around the country. That increased demand has resulte...
20:00, 2019-09-17

Minority cancer patients less often see 'culturally competent' doctors (Reuters Health) - Although many minority cancer survivors would prefer to see doctors who share or understand their cultural background, that often ...
23:24, 2019-10-31

Cancer patients using alternative therapies may hesitate to tell doctors (Reuters Health) - One in three U.S. patients with a cancer diagnosis has recently used non-standard therapies to manage their disease - but many hav...
17:36, 2019-04-26

Groupons for medical services: What you should know Groupon and other online entities are now offering deals for a variety of medical and dental services....
13:20, 2019-09-28

The five: medical biases against women From drug trials that only use men to misconceptions about CPR, medicine’s gender inequalities can be matters of life or death A study last week reve...
08:28, 2019-07-28

Can’t Pay the Medical Bill? Your Hospital Might Sue With deductibles and co-pays skyrocketing, insured patients owe a larger share of their medical bills. More and more are being taken to court....
22:36, 2019-11-08

Who should pay when medical drugs become too expensive to buy? We depend on private companies to develop new drugs and treatments, but their need to profit has far-reaching consequences...
12:08, 2019-06-17

Mom cracks down on medical misinformation (WPTV)  A  Florida mother has made it her mission to stop dangerous myths about how to cure autism, something that has no medical cure. “I’m ...
20:12, 2019-05-28

Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families Nationwide walkout prompted by vicious assault on junior doctor at Kolkata hospitalAbout 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to dem...
15:48, 2019-06-17

‘The doctors in Northern Ireland knew my baby would die. But I was refused an abortion’ One grieving woman tells of the suffering the current ban caused herDenise Phelan was denied an abortion three years ago in circumstances so extreme ...
15:32, 2019-10-06

Lawsuit says North Dakota laws force abortion doctors to lie FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s sole abortion clinic filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday over two state laws it believes forces doctors to lie, i...
22:24, 2019-06-25

Doctors and nurses are the real heroes in latest Nike drop Nurses walk approximately 4 to 5 miles and sit for less than an hour during their 12-hour workday. Take that, Steph Curry....
21:24, 2019-11-15

Canada’s Green Party Doctors a Photo. Opponents Cry Hypocrisy A photoshopped image of Canada’s Green Party leader that shows her holding a reusable cup has raised charges of hypocrisy....
19:04, 2019-09-26

Walmart plans to guide employees to 'top-performing doctors' in a bid to cut costs This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your ...
16:28, 2019-10-04

Doctors call for nonviolent direct action over climate crisis Governments have abrogated responsibility with woefully inadequate policies, says letterMore than 1,000 doctors including 40 professors, several emin...
08:12, 2019-06-27

Doctors on tandem bike circle the globe in 218 days, 22 hours A pair of British doctors broke a Guinness World Record by riding over 18,000 miles across the world on a tandem bicycle in 218 days, 22 hours....
18:24, 2019-11-14

U.S. doctors rule out pneumonia due to inhaled oil as cause of vaping injuries: study Doctors studying lung tissue from people with vaping-related injuries have ruled out one diagnosis as a probable explanation of how vaping harms the ...
23:32, 2019-10-02

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...
15:32, 2019-06-23

French doctors allowed to withhold life support for patient PARIS (AP) — France’s highest court has given doctors permission to restart procedures to stop feeding and hydrating a man, who has been in a v...
17:48, 2019-06-28

Vaping-linked lung illness looks like exposure to mustard gas, doctors say Enlarge (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) Close examination of lung tissue from 17 people with severe vaping-linked injuries found a type of tissue damage ...
00:16, 2019-10-04

Unproven stem cell therapies often peddled by doctors without training At U.S. clinics advertising unproven stem cell treatments, roughly two-thirds of the clinicians may be physicians, but a new study suggests these doc...
23:00, 2019-06-25

Contact Lens Start-Up, Big on Social Media, May Be Bad for Eyes, Doctors Say The company, Hubble, offers customers contact lens subscriptions at low monthly prices. Critics say it bypasses eye care professionals, doesn’t prope...
16:20, 2019-07-22

Doctors removed wrong body part from cancer patient The New South Wales (NSW) Health Minister Brad Hazzard has ordered an urgent investigation into a Sydney hospital after surgeons removed the wrong bo...
20:16, 2019-06-24

Court says doctors have to give referrals for services they personally oppose An Ontario appeals court found that doctors have to give referrals for services they won't perform, like assisted dying or abortion....
18:00, 2019-05-15

Doctors, lawyers portray dire conditions for child migrants CLINT, Texas (AP) — Immigrant advocates are asking a federal judge to immediately require inspections and let doctors into border detention facilitie...
08:36, 2019-06-27

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...
01:16, 2019-06-16

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...
01:12, 2019-07-20

Doctors' beliefs about treatment affect patients' experience of pain New research suggests that the placebo effect can transmit from doctors to patients through subtle social cues, lessening the latter's experience of ...
00:12, 2019-10-23

'Crisis pregnancy centers' endanger adolescent health, doctors say (Reuters Health) - "Crisis pregnancy centers" look and act like healthcare clinics but fail to meet medical and ethical standards, often using biased...
22:20, 2019-11-07

Activist judge blocks constitutional protections for pro-life doctors A federal judge in New York has blocked a Health and Human Services policy the Trump administration implemented in order to solidify First Amendment ...
20:04, 2019-11-07

Half of all US nurses and doctors are burned out — and they say the healthcare system is to blame Getty Images Between one-third to one-half of nurses and doctors in the US suffer from burnout, according to a new report from the National Academy o...
21:44, 2019-10-24

Revisit the Botched Doctors' Riskiest Surgeries Ever Ahead of Season 6 Paul Nassif and Terry Dubrow don't hide from unfavorable odds. "This is the most challenging, high-risk patient in my career," declares Dr. Dubrow in...
14:56, 2019-10-25

Bacteria developing new ways to resist antibiotics, doctors warn Scientists in UK identify growing trend that threatens to leave patients untreatableBacteria are increasingly developing ways of resisting antibiotic...
01:12, 2019-09-11

AI can teach doctors to spot signs of cancer-causing viruses AI can spot previously unknown signs of cancer-related viruses in tissue samples, and can teach doctors to look for these patterns themselves...
17:24, 2019-07-10

Period cramps can be as painful as having a heart attack, doctors admit DOCTORS believe period pain is not taken as seriously as it should be because it only affects women....
11:20, 2019-06-04

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...
16:52, 2019-06-01

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...
00:48, 2019-06-01

Harassment and Discrimination Are Leading to Burnout Among Female Doctors, Study Says Sexual harassment, gender discrimination and verbal abuse are contributing to high rates of burnout among female physicians, according to a new repor...
18:20, 2019-10-28

Nearly half of patients keep information about sexual assault, depression from doctors Nearly half of patients who've survived a sexual assault, faced threats of domestic violence, struggled with depression or thought about committing s...
00:24, 2019-08-15

Doctors Livestream Brain Surgery on Conscious, Talking Woman 25-year-old Jenna Schardt underwent brain surgery — while awake — in Texas on Tuesday, and the procedure was livestreamed on Facebook. Do...
15:36, 2019-10-30

Doctors could team up with AI to spot dangerous brain bleeds faster A piece of software capable of spotting a brain haemorrhage on an X-ray performed with similar accuracy to human radiologists...
21:24, 2019-10-21

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...
08:52, 2019-06-07

World first: Doctors use 'reprogrammed' stem cells to repair cornea In a groundbreaking procedure, surgeons have successfully repaired a human cornea using 'reprogrammed' cells from the patient's skin....
06:52, 2019-09-07

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly paid doctors to medicate ‘sex slaves’ Victims of multimillionaire pedophile Jeffery Epstein said he paid doctors and psychiatrists to prescribe them tranquilizers and anti-depressants, a ...
04:24, 2019-09-21

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...
01:20, 2019-07-03

Electronic consults with allergists save time for doctors and patients When allergy specialists advise other doctors via "e-consults," everyone - patients included - saves time, a new study suggests....
01:36, 2019-07-03

30 charged in scheme to bribe Bay Area doctors for Medicare referrals SAN FRANCISCO — Thirty people have been charged with a multimillion-dollar scheme that allegedly bribed doctors and others to steer Medicare patients...
02:04, 2019-09-06

Doctors end life support for French patient in landmark right-to-die case Doctors stopped giving food and water to French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert on Monday, lawyers said, renewing a fierce debate over the right to die ...
19:16, 2019-05-20

Girl loses both legs after doctors mistake meningitis for ‘tummy bug’ A 7-year-old girl in England lost both of her feet to meningitis after doctors mistakenly sent her home saying she only had a “tummy bug,” according ...
20:48, 2019-10-13

In California, a ‘Surprise’ Billing Law Is Protecting Patients and Angering Doctors The state’s closely watched law is similar to an approach Congress is considering nationally....
11:25, 2019-09-26

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...
22:44, 2019-06-11

Too few pregnant women get exercise advice from doctors, study finds (Reuters Health) - Only one in two pregnant women in an Australian survey said their healthcare practitioner had advised them about exercising, and m...
23:48, 2019-09-20

Doctors to teach London pupils how to give stabbing victims first aid An NHS project training at-risk teenagers how to give emergency first aid to stabbing victims is launching in London schools....
21:48, 2019-09-09

Man has massive, rotting scrotum removed after avoiding doctors for decades Enlarge (credit: Getty ) After three decades of progressive symptoms, a 43-year-old man from Panama was rushed into emergency surgery with a massivel...
22:48, 2019-10-18

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...
21:52, 2019-06-07

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...
23:00, 2019-05-21

Fecal transplant doctors offer rebuttal after patient’s death A procedure that was touted as the future of medicine left a patient dead last summer, and now doctors are bringing transparency to the still-new tec...
01:56, 2019-10-31

Drone delivers kidney for transplant in Maryland, doctors say: 'It's a first step' A drone delivered a kidney to be transplanted for the first time ever, according to the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC)....
21:40, 2019-04-29

Baby girl born with 2 formed teeth shocks mom, doctors A first-time mom was shocked to discover that her newborn entered the world with two fully formed teeth, which she only discovered after she went to ...
16:00, 2019-05-06

Dozens of doctors in Appalachia charged in opioid fraud bust Dozens of medical professionals in Appalachia, a region hard-hit by the U.S. opioid crisis, have been charged with writing hundreds of thousands of i...
20:56, 2019-04-17

Doctors successfully brought a dead heart back to life Modern medical techniques allow doctors to replace a faulty organ in a patient’s body with a functional one from a donor. Over the decades, tra...
23:52, 2019-12-03

Canadian doctors’ mental health is suffering — and it’s hurting patients, too Physicians have the highest rate of suicide of any profession, and double the rate of the general population....
15:08, 2019-08-04

Twin girls conjoined at head successfully separated by doctors The 3-year-old sisters, Rabeya and Rukaya, were reported to be in stable condition following the procedure....
17:33, 2019-08-03

First-year trainee doctors spend little time on patient care (Reuters Health) - Over a typical 24-hour shift, first year residents training in internal medicine spend just three hours on direct patient care and...
23:20, 2019-04-15

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 ...
17:28, 2019-08-13

Give migrants flu vaccine to tackle US detention 'emergency', doctors say Three child migrants died in US custody in 2018-19 flu seasonCrowded detention centers create ‘vulnerable population’Doctors are asking officials in ...
18:44, 2019-11-19

People on rescue ship off Italy at breaking point, say doctors Ship carrying 107 people rescued from sea has been refused permission to dockThe medical and psychological condition of people onboard a rescue boat ...
18:28, 2019-08-19

Doctors eye deep brain stimulation to treat opioid addiction The hope is that technology will extinguish the patient's addiction, quite literally, with the flip of a switch....
15:48, 2019-05-08

The Botched Doctors May Need a Drink After Examining Courtney's Massive Butt Courtney needs to know what's up with her butt! In this clip from tonight's all-new Botched, the Miami resident turns to doctors Terry Dubrow and Pau...
17:04, 2019-11-25

Conjoined twins Marieme and Ndeye continue to surprise doctors Conjoined twins Marieme and Ndeye were not expected to live long but continue to get stronger....
21:20, 2019-08-05

Doctors may be required to get patient consent for pelvic exams during surgery Savanah Harshbarger estimates she performed as many as 10 pelvic exams last year on patients before gynecologic surgeries, feeling for fibroid tumors...
17:32, 2019-05-13

Walgreens will soon open primary care doctors offices in some of its stores Walgreens signed a partnership with VillageMD to open primary care doctors' offices in five Walgreens stores in Houston. It's the latest in...
17:44, 2019-04-10

Doctors warn that eyelash extensions are helping lice spread Eyelash extensions are turning into a beauty and the beast situation. Doctors are warning fans of eyelash extensions to make sure they clean the beau...
16:40, 2019-11-18

Zimbabwe health crisis: 'My cousin died as the doctors are all on strike' Health staff cannot afford to work, the government is now firing them amid what some call a "silent genocide"....
10:28, 2019-11-29

Heart doctors recommend cardiac rehab for cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Cancer patients and survivors are often at high risk of heart disease, so heart and cancer doctors should consider providing cardi...
23:36, 2019-04-23

The cozy relationship between doctors and drugmakers is costing Americans billions We have an affordability crisis in healthcare, and everyone should be working to bring down costs for patients. But as a new report outlines, many do...
17:08, 2019-11-18

A healthy 'three-parent baby' born in Greece, fertility doctors say The infant was born Tuesday morning in Greece, weighing about 6 lbs, the doctors said. The mother, an infertile 32-year-old woman from Greece, and th...
16:24, 2019-04-11

Sexual misconduct complaints against California doctors see astronomical rise The number of complaints against California physicians for sexual misconduct has risen 62 percent since fall of 2017....
16:56, 2019-08-13

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, ...
22:44, 2019-07-24

Will Smith's Colonoscopy Got "Very Real" When Doctors Found Precancerous Polyp It's safe to say that Will Smith's colonoscopy vlog did not go as planned. During his live recording of the procedure, doctors told the Bad Boys for ...
21:56, 2019-12-04

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...
18:32, 2019-07-25

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...
22:04, 2019-07-11

Bloodied monkey takes itself to doctors after fight and is handed painkillers The genius macaque is thought to have known to go to the medical centre after observing its human counterparts doing the same. It was filmed casually...
13:16, 2019-11-20

Doctors pull venomous brown recluse spider from woman’s ear This is the stuff of nightmares. A Kansas City, Missouri woman thought that she had water in her ear – but it was actually a venomous spider. When Su...
00:08, 2019-08-24

U.S. doctors giving fewer kids cough and cold medicines (Reuters Health) - American doctors are recommending cough and cold medicines less often amid a growing recognition that these treatments may be inef...
02:28, 2019-07-30

A chemical pregnancy is a miscarriage, but doctors say it's a good sign if you're trying to get pregnant Shutterstock A chemical pregnancy is an early type of miscarriage that takes place shortly after conception, and you may not even notice it unless yo...
16:20, 2019-11-29

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange 'could die' in British jail: doctors The WikiLeaks founder is serving a 50-week sentence in the United Kingdom ahead of an extradition hearing in February. He is wanted by the United Sta...
04:24, 2019-11-25

Doctors warn of severe ‘feather duvet lung’ condition Your feather comforter could make you seriously uncomfortable. A new study published Tuesday in the journal BMJ Case Reports gives a close-up look at...
19:52, 2019-11-19

Female doctors trade work hours for family time More and more women doctors are cutting work hours or leaving the medical profession altogether to spend time with their families, findings show....
22:20, 2019-08-02

The 4 Types of Doctors Visits You Should Make For a Long, Healthy Life Prevention is often called the best medicine — but research has shown that millions of Americans are not getting the preventive care they shoul...
16:04, 2019-05-10

Trump administration lets religious doctors opt out of abortion referrals The Trump administration on Thursday said insurers and medical workers who have faith-based objections to providing abortions, sterilization, or medi...
18:36, 2019-05-02

Why we're fighting the American Medical Association The AMA protects corporate interests, not doctors and patients – and now it’s trying to stop Medicare for AllThis Saturday, nurses, physicians, and m...
08:28, 2019-06-06

Medical News Today: Nebulizers: What they are and how to use them Many people ask how, why, and when to use nebulizers, how to take care of them, and how they differ from inhalers. Read on for the answers to these a...
21:08, 2019-04-12

Maine to end non-medical exemptions for vaccinations AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Gov. Janet Mills has signed into law a bill that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for required vaccinations in...
21:28, 2019-05-24

Curiosities of medical history: Trepanation Trepanation is the historical practice of drilling holes into the skull. But why did our ancestors do it, and when did it start? We investigate....
06:52, 2019-09-07

Medical cannabis: Breaking the law to help our child The parents of a young girl with epilepsy have to travel from the UK to the Netherlands for medical cannabis....
22:16, 2019-05-17

The most amazing medical breakthroughs of 2019 Richard Berry had tried nearly everything to fight his prostate cancer: surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. But after two years of treatment, his ca...
00:48, 2019-11-19

The NHS is setting up a lab for medical artificial intelligence The National Health Service in England is setting up a research lab to build artificial intelligence that could help treat conditions including cance...
12:16, 2019-08-08

What the Medical GoFundMes That Don’t Get Funded Say About America One third of the crowdfunding site GoFundMe's campaigns are for medical expenses—and they don’t all reach their goal....
18:56, 2019-10-16

Most people who die of natural causes do not seek medical help A new study has found that a large number of people who die from natural causes do not seek medical attention during the month before....
14:00, 2019-04-19

Why Are These Medical Instruments So 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...
20:56, 2019-08-07

It's too soon to tell if DeepMind's medical AI will save any lives A DeepMind AI can predict whether someone will get acute kidney injury 48 hours before it occurs, but it's too soon to tell if the tech will actually...
19:28, 2019-07-31

Would you trust Google with your medical records? It might already have them Enlarge / Mountain View, Calif. - May 21, 2018: Exterior view of a Googleplex building, the corporate headquarters complex of Google and its parent c...
00:12, 2019-11-12

Medical News Today: What to know about lip cancer Lip cancer is a type of head and neck cancer that often starts with a lump on the lip that does not heal. Common risk factors for lip cancer include ...
17:08, 2019-04-11

Getting Your Medical Records Through an App? There’s a Catch. And a Fight. Medical groups are warning that new federal data-sharing rules, enabling people to get their health records through a smartphone, could lead to invas...
09:20, 2019-09-03

Ric Flair hospitalized after ‘very serious’ medical event Wrestling legend Ric Flair was hospitalized Thursday after having a “very serious” medical emergency, according to a report. TMZ Sports reports that ...
19:16, 2019-05-16

Medical News Today: What to know about naproxen Naproxen is a common drug people use to treat pain and swelling. This article provides an overview of naproxen, including how it works, its uses, dos...
21:56, 2019-04-09

'How I got to medical school via A&E and the chicken shop' Yousef used to spend hours hanging around the High Street with mates, until an injury changed his life....
03:28, 2019-07-23

The doctor who invented 18 medical devices Professionals are finding holes in the system and turning into entrepreneurs to fill gaps in the market....
01:28, 2019-05-17

Germany: Too many medical procedures are 'unnecessary' A widespread tendency in the health sector to act rather than wait for a more concrete diagnosis means far too many operations are carried out than i...
10:40, 2019-11-05

When Apps get Your Medical Data, Your Privacy May Go With It Medical groups are warning that new federal data-sharing rules, enabling people to get their health records through a smartphone, could lead to invas...
19:28, 2019-09-03

The medical student who died of measles The death of a student doctor from a preventable disease shows how Ukraine has become the measles capital of Europe....
05:24, 2019-06-22

F.A.A. Allows U.P.S. to Deliver Medical Packages Using Drones After a year of working with the Federal Aviation Administration, United Parcel Service was awarded a certification that allows it to use drones on m...
22:48, 2019-10-02

Inmate Dies After Medical Emergency FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – An inmate in the Franklin County jail has died following a medical emergency. According to officials, an inmate at th...
21:20, 2019-05-07

Medical News Today: What can cause a dry cough? A dry cough is a type of cough that does not bring up phlegm. Dry coughs are often short-lived and rarely a cause for concern. However, a chronic dry...
16:00, 2019-04-09

Medical conditions that cause muscle wasting Conditions that can cause muscle wasting include muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, and spinal muscular atrophy. Treatment may include dietary c...
21:00, 2019-06-11

Feeling blue: US woman treated by doctors after blood turned navy Woman, 25, diagnosed with methemoglobinemiaDoctors say numbing agent for toothache to blameIt turns out that “feeling blue” is not a figure of speech...
22:40, 2019-09-19

Doctors and hospitals: The healthcare special interests Warren and Sanders are afraid to take on Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Bernie Sanders of Vermont have built their presidential campaigns around merciless attacks on special int...
22:44, 2019-10-31

Doctors warn against ‘bum sunning’ ritual as it 'increases skin cancer risk' A top doctor has urged women to not try a "bun sunning" ritual after it went viral earlier this week. Dr Jennifer Gunter claims the bizarre method co...
14:48, 2019-11-29

Missouri doctors find venomous brown recluse spider in woman's ear Doctors in Missouri reportedly pulled a dime-sized brown recluse spider out of a woman’s ear this week after she complained of pain....
09:04, 2019-08-24

Doctors provide update in first known Canadian case of vaping-related illness The update comes from an article written by six doctors who treated the Ontario teen during a 47-day hospital stay....
15:44, 2019-11-21

Google’s DeepMind says its AI can accurately detect acute kidney injury before doctors Scientists at Google-owned DeepMind Health say they have developed artificial intelligence that can spot the silent killer two days before symptoms a...
21:16, 2019-08-02

Julian Assange's health is so poor he could die in prison, according to a letter to UK government from 60 doctors Associated Press Julian Assange is so unwell he could die in prison, a group of 60 doctors have said in a letter to UK authorities. Assange has been ...
12:32, 2019-11-25

Doctors are burning out twice as fast as other workers. The problem's costing the US $4.6 billion each year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Doctors are burning out at a rate that's twice as high as the average American worker. It's a problem that's costing the US ...
21:12, 2019-05-28

Doctors Urge Americans to Get Flu Shots Amid Fears Over Deadly Flu Strain California has already seen several flu-related deaths. “It does make me a little bit more nervous” about flu season, one expert says....
17:12, 2019-10-16

Outcome Health to pay $70 million to settle U.S. doctors' office ad fraud probe Outcome Health, which streams pharmaceutical ads on televisions and computer tablets it installs in doctors' offices, agreed to pay $70 million to en...
23:32, 2019-10-30

Doctors call for ban on all vape, e-cigarette products amid deaths, illnesses The AMA's call for a ban comes after the CDC confirmed at least 42 deaths and over 2,000 illnesses tied to vaping....
17:16, 2019-11-20

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...
11:40, 2019-07-04

Apple Watch is even saving the lives of doctors now by alerting them to heart conditions At this point, there’s no shortage of Apple Watch users who credit this impressive piece of wearable tech with saving their life by alerting th...
00:28, 2019-11-26

Sleeping babies at risk of dying in car seats when used incorrectly, doctors warn A decade-long study of sleep-related deaths in infants has found that in more than 90 percent of cases involving car seats, the safety devices were n...
18:20, 2019-05-22

With severe flu season potentially on horizon, doctors are urging patients to get flu shots now Fox News’ Dr. Manny Alvarez sits down with a Harvard Medical School doctor to discuss everything you need to know about this year’s flu season....
15:20, 2019-10-18

Doctors remove 1.6kg hoard of golden metal jewellery from woman’s stomach BAFFLED doctors had to operate to remove a 1.6kg hoard of golden metal jewellery, trinkets, money and a watch from a woman's stomach....
19:44, 2019-07-25

Billionaire founder of opioid company guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe John Kapoor, 75, also guilty of defrauding insurance companiesProsecutors say fentanyl drug Subsys fuelled opioid epidemicThe head of a leading drug ...
21:16, 2019-05-02

Mediterranean migrant rescue ship running low on food: Doctors Without Borders There are 356 migrants on the Ocean Viking ship, which has not been allowed to dock by Italian and Maltese authorities for two weeks. The vessel pick...
21:44, 2019-08-22

Doctors and techies are clashing at digital health companies, and one start-up is seeking a fix The clash between tech and medical cultures is a big challenge for digital health companies, which are becoming a bigger part of the economy....
17:04, 2019-12-01

Terrifying four-inch 'Devil horn' growing from man's head removed by doctors WARNING, GRAPHIC CONTENT: The protruding "horn" had started growing around five years ago...
06:44, 2019-09-18

Fired Zimbabwe state doctors reject offer to return to work Zimbabwe state doctors who were fired for going on strike have rejected a government offer to return to work, their union said on Friday....
13:36, 2019-11-29

Missouri subpoenas abortion clinic doctors amid legal battle ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis judge on Tuesday weighed whether physicians from Missouri’s only abortion clinic can be forced to testify amid a legal fight ...
22:20, 2019-06-04