NEWSW.WORLD: Latest World and US News of the Day 02:32, 2019-09-11

Many hospital patients get no visitors

As well as being socially isolating, having no visitor to help with the "small" things can delay recovery, say NHS nurses....

Many hospital patients get no visitors

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Harry's beard impresses young patients as he tours Sheffield children's hospital where his mother Diana signed visitors' book in 1989 The Duke of Sussex's beard was the centre of attention when he met a young patient at Sheffield Children's Hospital....
15:36, 2019-07-25

The Hospital Treated These Patients. Then It Sued Them. Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed lawsuits...
10:00, 2019-09-03

Technology to keep dementia patients out of hospital Radar technology and tiny brain-monitors are just some of the devices being tested by a new research centre....
02:28, 2019-04-17

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

Countess of Chester Hospital says no to Wales' patients People in Wales will only be able to use the Countess of Chester Hospital in an emergency or a maternity case....
21:00, 2019-04-11

7 patients at new Ohio hospital diagnosed with Legionnaires’ GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s health authority has ordered a newly opened hospital where seven patients have been diagnosed with potentially f...
15:32, 2019-06-01

Two more hospital patients die in sandwich listeria outbreak Public Health England says there are now nine confirmed cases of listeria linked to the outbreak....
17:20, 2019-06-14

For Older Patients, an ‘Afterworld’ of Hospital Care Long-term care hospitals tend to the sickest of patients, often near the end of their lives. Many will never return home....
20:48, 2019-09-13

Diabetes patients 40 percent more likely to be readmitted to hospital Diabetes patients with blood sugar levels below 100 milligrams had higher 30-day readmission rates than those with normal levels....
17:56, 2019-05-01

Lister Hospital IT issue: 'No harm' has come to patients A trust had found almost 15,000 patients may have been affected by a failure to pass on medical updates....
18:24, 2019-07-17

Hospital patients die in sandwich listeria outbreak Three deaths in hospitals in Manchester and Liverpool are linked to pre-packed sandwiches....
17:44, 2019-06-07

As Patients Struggle With Bills, Hospital Sues Thousands Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed lawsuits...
00:24, 2019-09-04

NHS violence: Nurses talk of attacks by patients in hospital Nurses at a hospital in Dorset speak about the times they have been attacked by their patients....
03:00, 2019-05-27

200 hospital patients died while waiting to be discharged in 2018 Delayed discharges also resulted in patients spending thousands of extra days in hospital....
09:24, 2019-04-15

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in con...
22:48, 2019-06-18

Prince Harry arrives at Sheffield children's hospital where Diana signed visitors' book 30 years ago The Duke of Sussex has arrived at Sheffield Children's Hospital, where he is meeting staff and patients....
12:16, 2019-07-25

Prince Harry visits Sheffield children's hospital where Diana signed visitors' book 30 years ago The Duke of Sussex had a heartwarming time at Sheffield Children's Hospital, where he met staff and patients....
12:56, 2019-07-25

'Superbug' germs found all over hospital patients' hands: study Every corner of the hospital prominently features hand sinks, hand sanitizer stations and reminders to wash regularly....
20:04, 2019-04-15

Most long-term acute care hospital patients die within five years (Reuters Health) - Most elderly patients admitted to long-term acute care hospitals die within 5 years, and spend two-thirds of their remaining life ...
01:48, 2019-08-27

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study ...
23:08, 2019-08-16

Oklahoma hospital used dirty gastroscopes on almost 1,000 patients; no infections reported An unnamed hospital in Oklahoma used contaminated gastroscopes in procedures performed on nearly a thousand patients in recent months, device maker P...
02:48, 2019-08-31

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help...
19:52, 2019-05-14

Worcestershire Royal Hospital patients alerted over staff member with TB The trust has written to 349 patients and 129 staff but says the risk of developing TB is low....
16:20, 2019-09-02

Three hospital patients die after listeria outbreak linked to packaged sandwiches Three hospital patients have died after an outbreak of listeria linked to sandwiches and salads, according to Public Health England....
18:20, 2019-06-07

Top hospital urged to drop lawsuits against patients over unpaid bills Activists rally against Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, which has filed more than 2,400 lawsuits against patients and employeesCampaigners are c...
23:12, 2019-07-22

Hospital school supply drive helps patients at Banner Children’s TUCSON- Banner Children’s Hospital kicked off its hospital school supply drive Monday, with the partnership from Hughes Federal Credit Union. T...
04:04, 2019-08-20

Chicago hospital stops accepting patients after being overwhelmed with shooting victims A hospital in Chicago was forced to temporarily shut its doors after multiple gang-related shootings put it at full capacity....
21:44, 2019-08-05

West Lane Hospital patients 'at high risk of avoidable harm' Two patients died in two months at the Middlesbrough centre, which has been rated inadequate....
05:52, 2019-08-21

Ten hospital staff arrested following BBC Panorama documentary into alleged abuse of vulnerable patients Police have arrested 10 workers at a private hospital following a BBC Panorama documentary into alleged abuse of vulnerable patients....
17:08, 2019-05-24

Johns Hopkins hospital sued poor and African American patients, study shows Baltimore hospital filed 2,400 lawsuits often against poor and black patients for unpaid medical bills between 2009 and 2018Johns Hopkins hospital in...
21:48, 2019-05-15

New Billing Practices at San Francisco’s Largest Public Hospital Could Help Low-Income Patients Save Money New billing practices at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG) could ease the financial burdens of patients seeking care...
23:16, 2019-04-16

Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over 'severe infections' causing at least 1 death: report 67 patients have sued Porter Adventist Hospital over their sterlilization processes, a year after the hospital said a breach occured involving surgic...
23:24, 2019-06-16

Microsoft joins hospital chain Providence to build 'hospital of the future' Microsoft is working with Providence St. Joseph on a new high-tech hospital as part of an effort to rethink the health-care experience together....
19:16, 2019-07-09

How to get visitors on to your home wi-fi easily The tech hack that means visitors to your home will never have to ask for your wi-fi login again....
09:56, 2019-07-30

More visitors could hike The Wave in Arizona SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A new proposal could mean bigger crowds at one of the most exclusive hiking spots in the southwestern United States. The federa...
20:08, 2019-05-08

Still most visited place, Orlando had 75 million visitors ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Orlando, Florida, had 75 million visitors last year as the theme park mecca continued to be the most visited destination in the ...
20:36, 2019-05-09

10 things visitors can do in Dubai that they couldn't a decade ago Dubai has seen a lot of changes over the last decade -- to culture and custom as well as skylines and shorelines. We looks at some of the new possibi...
12:36, 2019-07-22

Visitors choose this tiny island as the best in the Caribbean Travel site Travel and Leisure asked its users to rank their favorite Caribbean island.       ...
17:20, 2019-07-11

Puerto Rico’s capital is ready to welcome visitors again Like all members of the Greater Antilles squad these days, Puerto Rico has suffered a few hiccups: a crippled economy, a post-hurricane mop-up still ...
01:16, 2019-08-17

The Latest: Serial killer has no visitors before execution STARKE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Execution-Serial Killer (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Prison officials say no one visited a serial killer facing exe...
23:48, 2019-05-23

Surveillance app installed on phones of Xinjiang visitors: report China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to...
13:40, 2019-07-03

Yellowstone officials warn visitors not to approach bison after man tries to pet one A man who learned over a railing to pet a bison demonstrated “an incredible lack of judgment and common sense,” park Superintendent Cam S...
22:08, 2019-08-08

New Zealand teen with measles may have exposed Disneyland visitors Alert comes amid worst measles outbreak in the US in a quarter of a century, with more than 1,200 cases reported since October 2018A teenage girl fro...
20:16, 2019-08-24

Sea dragon exhibit dazzles visitors at California aquarium LA JOLLA, California (AP) — A Southern California aquarium has built what is believed to be one of the world’s largest habitats for sea dragons...
07:24, 2019-05-22

Blame it on Bieber: Iceland canyon too popular with visitors FJADRÁRGLJÚFUR, Iceland (AP) — With one magical video, Justin Bieber has made a pristine Icelandic canyon famous around the world. And that’s t...
12:04, 2019-05-19

Popular hiking spot The Wave may be opened to more visitors One of the most exclusive and dramatic hiking spots in the southwestern United States could see bigger crowds under a new proposal unveiled.  &...
14:08, 2019-05-09

4 Your Health: City parks bring happiness to visitors There are new recommendations about which women should undergo testing for the breast cancer gene. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says all w...
01:40, 2019-08-21

Surprise Visitors, Flings and (Potential) Divorces on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way It was the surprise of a lifetime for Jenny and Sumit on 90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way. No, Sumit's parents didn't find out he was not really living i...
16:40, 2019-08-20

Underpopulated Italian region offers visitors €25,000 to move in Molise president finds novel way to breathe life into area as resident numbers dwindleAn underpopulated region in southern Italy is offering newcomer...
14:32, 2019-09-11

Construction nearly done; visitors enjoying 2 new areas at Edmonton Valley Zoo It's been a good couple of weeks for the red pandas at the Edmonton Valley Zoo as they settle in to their new digs....
02:12, 2019-06-12

KOA fires white worker who pulled gun on black visitors JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A white manager of a Mississippi campground has been fired after video showed her holding a gun while telling an African Americ...
02:40, 2019-05-29

Angered by This Roosevelt Statue? A Museum Wants Visitors to Weigh In Conversation about monuments has reached a fever pitch, and the city was split on this one. The American Museum of Natural History is opening an exhi...
18:24, 2019-07-15

Bulleit opens visitors’ center at Shelbyville distillery SHELBYVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bulleit (BUL’-liht) Distilling Co. has opened its visitors’ center at its Shelbyville distillery in Kentucky. The...
10:16, 2019-06-26

Blenheim Palace set to install £1million gold toilet for visitors to use An 18-carat gold toilet has been plumbed into Blenheim Palace for visitors to use, but they'll have to respect a strict time-limit....
16:44, 2019-08-18

Rare hornbill chick delights staff and visitors at Polish zoo A rare Palawan Hornbill chick has left its nest and is exploring its outdoor enclosure at Wroclaw Zoo in western Poland, delighting staff and members...
19:20, 2019-09-03

Teen with measles may have exposed visitors at Disneyland, Universal Studios SANTA ANA, Calif. — A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland, Universal Studios, Hollywood tourist hotspots and the beach this month had measles...
02:24, 2019-08-24

Louvre visitors furious over time limit for the Mona Lisa She may be the only one smiling. Visitors to Paris’ famed Louvre Museum are furious that museum staff are allowing them less than a minute to view th...
19:36, 2019-08-14

Columbine High School won’t be torn down despite spike in ‘unauthorized’ visitors Columbine High School won’t be torn down, according to district officials who considered demolishing the site over unwanted attention to the campus w...
15:36, 2019-07-25

The SkyDeck ledge of the Willis Tower cracks under visitors' feet Visitors to the Willis Tower's SkyDeck got an extra scare Monday when the attraction's protective layer covering the glass splintered into thousands ...
22:40, 2019-06-12

Visitors have scary close encounter with bear on bridge near Jasper A college student visiting from Los Angeles captured video of a bear running across a wooden foot bridge full of people, including children....
23:48, 2019-07-28

Saatchi Gallery covers up artworks after Muslim visitors' complaints Paintings by SKU deemed blasphemous for combining Islamic text with nude imagesA leading contemporary art gallery covered up works featuring an Islam...
19:48, 2019-05-05

Visitors have scary close encounter with bear on bridge in Jasper A college student visiting from Los Angeles captured video of a bear running across a wooden foot bridge full of people, including children....
21:20, 2019-07-27

SkyDeck ledge protective layer cracks under visitors’ feet Visitors to the SkyDeck ledge up on Chicago’s Willis Tower — which is already scary enough as it is — got the fright of their lives...
23:48, 2019-06-12

Twinlakes water park visitors' illness outbreak probed Dozens of children and some adults started "projectile vomiting" after visiting Twinlakes....
12:32, 2019-07-30

Frank Lloyd Wright home in Rockford to get visitors’ center ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — There are plans to open a visitors’ center in Rockford, Illinois, for the Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Laurent House , whi...
14:32, 2019-05-09

NASA Brings Moon and More to Visitors at COSI Science Festival NASA will host a range of activities and demonstrations, including a virtual reality chair and Oculus Go trip to the Moon, at the COSI Science Festiv...
20:48, 2019-04-29

Boston arts museum bans 2 visitors for offensive language BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts has banned two visitors and vowed to change protocols for guards after minority middle school studen...
02:04, 2019-05-25

White campground worker fired after pulling gun on black visitors Campground Carla? A white campground worker in Mississippi was fired this week after she was caught on video pulling a gun on a black couple and orde...
06:12, 2019-05-29

‘Storm Area 51’ creator reveals himself, unveils plan for 1.7M visitors Matty Roberts started the event as a joke, but now he's preparing to stage something "fun" for anyone who shows up outside Area 51....
17:16, 2019-07-19

Taj Mahal officials will start charging visitors who stay too long You don’t have to go home, but you can’t stay here. Not without paying extra, at least. Officials at the Taj Mahal have recently implemented a three-...
18:56, 2019-06-19

Egypt opens two of its oldest pyramids to visitors for first time since 1960s The Bent Pyramid and its satellite pyramid in the Dahshur royal necropolis represent a transitional form of pyramid construction.    ...
17:24, 2019-07-15

Yellowstone National Park visitors spent $513M in 2018 YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A federal report shows visitors to Yellowstone National Park spent nearly $513 million in neighboring communit...
19:36, 2019-05-28

Las Vegas strip visitors warned of possible measles exposure: health officials Heads up, Las Vegas visitors: If you took a trip to Sin City earlier this month, you may have been exposed to measles. ...
16:44, 2019-08-21

Plagued by Overtourism, Netherlands Urges Visitors to Leave the Beaten Path The Dutch government has stopped promoting destinations such as Amsterdam and is instead highlighting relatively overlooked corners of the country....
22:00, 2019-05-08

A new, grittier Spy Museum lets DC visitors explore waterboarding and enhanced interrogation The newly redesigned International Spy Museum offers visitors a look at the thrilling world of espionage, complete with Cold War-era gadgets and Jame...
16:40, 2019-05-15

Long-distance trip: NASA opening space station to visitors NEW YORK (AP) — NASA announced Friday that it will open the International Space Station to private astronauts, with the first visit as early as next ...
18:48, 2019-06-07

California sunflower farmers ask visitors to stop trampling fields for selfies ‘Selfie seekers’ are causing ‘noticeable concern and damage’ to several properties, according to sheriff’s departmentFarmers in one California county...
20:40, 2019-07-03

Back on Earth, China's Mars simulation base greets first visitors About 100 excited Chinese teenagers completed a five-hour tour of a space colony against a desolate backdrop not unlike the desert planet of Tatooine...
12:44, 2019-04-17

Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood Visitors Reportedly Exposed to Measles (SANTA ANA, Calif.) — A New Zealand teenager who visited Disneyland and other Southern California tourist spots last week brought along more th...
18:20, 2019-08-25

Disney resort visitors ate lettuce wraps filled with bugs: suit Four people visiting a Walt Disney World resort in Florida got “extremely sick” and needed several trips to the emergency room after eating lettuce w...
19:40, 2019-08-28

Sculpture smelling of breast milk to draw in visitors to new Wellcome gallery London gallery intended as celebration of what it means to be human in 21st centurySome say it smells of modelling clay. Others that it has the vague...
22:04, 2019-09-04

Visitors face $280 fine for sitting on Rome’s famed Spanish Steps It is now illegal to cop a squat on Rome’s famous Spanish Steps — with violators facing a fine of up to $280. Locals, however, aren’t taking the ban ...
03:08, 2019-08-08

Researcher probing origin of lone N.L. beluga asks visitors to look, not touch A skin biopsy taken from the whale will be used to compare it to other beluga populations....
19:20, 2019-08-01

Sheffield United v Crystal Palace: LIVE as Zaha returns for the visitors "Follow LIVE minute-by-minute coverage of the Premier League clash between Sheffield United and Crystal Palace."...
14:24, 2019-08-18

Wolves v Manchester United: LIVE - Pogba, James start for visitors "Can Manchester United back up their win over Chelsea by surviving a tricky trip to Molineux?"...
20:20, 2019-08-19

Historic cathedral installs slide to give visitors a better view of the ceiling The Norwich Cathedral in the U.K. has ambiance, history, stained glass windows, and also a huge slide in the middle of the catherdral.   &...
16:24, 2019-08-14

A Trump Consultant's Fake Biden Campaign Site Has More Visitors Than the Real Thing A Republican working on Trump's reelection campaign made a fake Biden site that's consistently in the top of searches....
17:40, 2019-06-30

Michigan national park is the first to allow visitors to use a powerful 'track chair' to experience trails Trails through Michigan's Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore can be steep or sandy -- but people who require hiking mobility assistance can now r...
20:04, 2019-07-09

Alberta Birds of Prey Centre sees decline in visitors for 2019 season The Alberta Birds of Prey Centre in Coaldale closes for the 2019 season this weekend and has seen fewer visitors than usual after a West Nile virus o...
04:44, 2019-09-01

Hackers actively exploit WordPress plugin flaw to send visitors to bad sites Enlarge / A redirection from a site still running a vulnerable version of the plugin. Hackers have been actively exploiting a recently patched vul...
01:48, 2019-05-30

Meet the thin multicolored line protecting visitors from unscrupulous carnival games In the lawless wastes of the carnival, only one force exists to protect ordinary people. No, we’re not talking about the food inspectors who (hopeful...
21:44, 2019-08-30

NASA Opens International Space Station to Private Visitors, With a Hefty Price Tag Private space travel will begin as early as 2020, but for a hefty price. NASA announced Friday that it would open the International Space Station to ...
00:04, 2019-06-08

World’s 8 Most Haunted Castles: The Lost Souls Tormenting Visitors of Famous Bastions The histories of many of the world’s most haunted castles are filled with bloodshed, treason, and treasure. The checkered past and centuries of exist...
02:44, 2019-08-07

New London adverts tell visitors to give money direct to charity instead of rough sleepers Westminster council today unveiled digital adverts at central London stations warning "well intentioned" visitors to give money to charities instead ...
12:24, 2019-07-18

Video: Visitors Flee Beach As Severe Storm Sends Debris Flying Francesco di Giandomenico, a local postman, captured sunbathers and holidaymakers fleeing from Tortoreto beach on Italy's Adriatic coast on Tuesday....
10:40, 2019-07-11

Iceland canyon featured in Justin Bieber music video closed after influx of visitors A ranger at a roadblock has to explain why no one can pass: The vulnerable landscape cannot sustain more visitors....
16:56, 2019-05-19

Hawaii confirms 3 recent cases of rat lungworm disease in US visitors, says one tourist ate slug on a dare Health officials in Hawaii have announced three recent cases of rat lungworm disease in U.S. visitors to the state from Dec. 2018-Feb. 2019, includin...
15:12, 2019-05-24

Sri Lanka offers visitors free 1-month visas on arrival to revive tourism after bombings The south Asian country will offer free, one-month visas on arrival to visitors from 50 countries to revive its tourism industry after April bombings...
16:32, 2019-07-31

New York City Jail Guards Indicted for Conducting Illegal Strip Searches on Women Visitors Six female corrections officers were arrested and arraigned in New York State Supreme Court following allegations they performed illegal strip search...
19:16, 2019-05-07

San Diego Zoo polar bear eats live duck in enclosure, shocks visitors, video shows A polar bear at the San Diego Zoo last week thrilled visitors who captured the predator on video hunting down an unsuspecting duck and eating it....
21:16, 2019-06-11

Universal's Volcano Bay water park briefly closes after visitors report electric shocks Universal Studios' Volcano Bay water park at closed early on Sunday due to a technical issue that left guests complaining about electric shocks....
18:04, 2019-06-04

Smugglers run: Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge visitors are snatching, reselling items on eBay Petty thieves are making off with silverware, menus, coasters and more from Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and auctioning them on resale websites. &...
14:20, 2019-06-27

Many patients lie to their Dr. TUCSON – Healthcare is a hot topic these days. And with a Presidential election just a little over a year away, it’s getting even more at...
00:48, 2019-08-06

Many patients lie to their doctor TUCSON – Healthcare is a hot topic these days. And with a Presidential election just a little over a year away, it’s getting even more at...
02:00, 2019-08-06

Patients value convenience of telemedicine (Reuters Health) - Patients who have real-time video visits with their primary care providers instead of in-person exams are generally satisfied with...
23:52, 2019-04-29

AI researchers have a plan to pay patients for data Enlarge (credit: iStock/Getty Images) Robert Chang, a Stanford ophthalmologist, normally stays busy prescribing drops and performing eye surgery. B...
18:36, 2019-08-11

CRT defibrillator may help more heart failure patients For patients with heart abnormalities that can't be fixed with a normal defibrillator, a cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator may hel...
19:16, 2019-06-18

Transgender patients call for GPs to have more training Three transgender men call for more training of local GPs to relieve pressure on specialist clinics....
12:56, 2019-08-08

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

When Patients Need Opioids to Ease the Pain Some patients genuinely need powerful painkillers to make their excruciating existence at least somewhat tolerable....
12:44, 2019-07-10

Rural Hospitals Are Dying, and So Are Their Patients It is a dreary Monday on the East Coast, and I have a dreary story of American neglect and misery for you: the Washington Post published a remarkable...
17:20, 2019-05-13

Why must US patients wait for drugs available in other countries? The United States leads the world in drug development, but we’re in danger of falling behind, to the detriment of countless patients. However, new le...
12:00, 2019-07-31

Music playlists could help dementia patients Personalized music playlists that rekindle memories of childhood and happy moments may bring joy to dementia patients, because music can activate par...
23:36, 2019-06-24

Saving the Teeth of Patients With Special Needs A new dental center is built to welcome patients with special needs and those in wheelchairs, who often run into obstacles elsewhere....
10:28, 2019-05-02

Patients likely to have complications with unprofessional surgeons Patients had an 18 percent higher risk of complication during a medical procedure if their surgeon had one to three previous reports of unprofessiona...
00:04, 2019-06-20

Insomnia common among cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Roughly half of patients with cancer have symptoms of insomnia, and many may have sleep problems that linger for at least a year, ...
23:20, 2019-04-12

Private hospitals 'must do more to keep patients safe' Rogue surgeons like Ian Paterson must not be able to harm anyone again, surgeons' leaders say....
21:00, 2019-04-11

Use a 'greener' inhaler if you can, patients told Five doses of some inhalers are the equivalent of a nine-mile car journey, NHS advisory body says....
21:00, 2019-04-11

OB-GYN accused of fathering children with patients says one is now his wife An OBGYN from Mississippi accused of sexual misconduct and sleeping with his patients, two of whom he impregnated, says he did nothing wrong — ...
05:12, 2019-07-12

MRI may predict which depression patients respond best to therapy Currently, only 45 percent of people with depression respond positively to cognitive-behavioral therapy, but conducting fMRIs on patients could help ...
21:20, 2019-08-01

Former UK doctor jailed for groping female patients LONDON (AP) — A former British doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for groping female patients including a 12-year-old child. Alan Tutin ...
14:44, 2019-05-17

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients Betas blockers may help people with A-Fib. People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale Univers...
19:44, 2019-06-04

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autono...
01:52, 2019-05-16

Poorer U.S. patients less likely to get blood pressure controlled (Reuters Health) - Poorer patients in the U.S. may be less likely to get their blood pressure under control, even when they are participating in a cl...
12:32, 2019-07-31

Nonfiction: A Psychotherapist Analyzes Her Patients’ Stories — and Her Own Lori Gottlieb’s “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, Her Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed” is a treasure trove of stories and hard-earned...
11:32, 2019-04-16

The opioid crisis: A 20-year conspiracy against patients. Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, may have been the prime mover in the Big Bang of opioids in the 1990s, when doctors were aggressively treating...
06:04, 2019-09-14

Study: Heart attack patients over 65 less likely to get angioplasty People over age 65 who suffer a heart attack are less likely to be treated with angioplasty than younger patients, a new study shows....
21:08, 2019-04-11

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO — Sally Atwater’s doctor spent two months on calls, messages and paperwork to get her an experimental drug he thinks can fight the lung cance...
11:24, 2019-06-04

For Vitiligo Patients, New Treatments Offer Hope “We now have a much better understanding of the immunological pathways involved in vitiligo, which is providing insight on how to target and treat th...
11:36, 2019-06-24

The Role of Nurses When Patients Decide to End Their Lives Some hospitals and hospices have policies that forbid nurses to be part of the process or even to discuss end-of-life options....
12:24, 2019-09-06

4 Your Health: Karate helping Parkinson’s patients NBC News- As people living with Parkinson’s disease start having tremors, moving more slowly and losing their balance, it can be frustrating an...
11:28, 2019-06-04

Advanced MRI may be able to detect dementia in stroke patients A new MRI method may detect clues in stroke patients that can lead to future cognitive problems, as new findings show it predicted three-fourths of d...
19:56, 2019-09-12

Former USC gynecologist accused of sexual assault of 16 patients The former longtime gynecologist at the University of Southern California was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 women at the student heal...
03:56, 2019-06-27

Cancer Patients Tell Us About Clothing for Changing Bodies “The stockings don’t look very good but I’ve decided to change my attitude about that and say they are chic,” one patient writes....
13:44, 2019-09-20

Aspirin unlikely to cause more brain bleeds for stroke patients An aspirin regimen is safe for people who've suffered a stroke and does not cause additional brain bleeding, a new study says...
20:24, 2019-05-22

‘It’s Gigantic’: A New Way to Gauge the Chances for Unresponsive Patients Researchers have found a way to detect “covert consciousness” that could aid the recovery of people with severe brain injuries....
23:40, 2019-06-26

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll ...
08:28, 2019-05-28

Cancer test treats patients with precision The medical team are able to extract huge amounts of information from tiny fragments of DNA....
12:04, 2019-04-25

France to stop reimbursing patients for homeopathy Decision comes after national study concludes the medicine has no proven benefitThe French government has announced it will stop reimbursing patients...
20:08, 2019-07-10

Two Ebola patients in Congo ‘cured’ with new drugs KINSHASA, Congo — Two Ebola patients who were treated with new drugs in the city of Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured” and returned to ...
20:00, 2019-08-14

More than half of older dialysis patients die within a year Over half of older adults with end-stage kidney disease die within a year of starting dialysis, upending previously held beliefs about the use of the...
20:56, 2019-04-23

New drugs for cystic fibrosis patients in Scotland They will have access to the "life-changing" treatment after ministers struck a deal with the drugs company....
11:04, 2019-09-12

Hoddesdon dental patients offered HIV tests Hundreds of dental scaling patients are offered blood tests over fears about unclean equipment....
16:44, 2019-05-20

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly peop...
10:08, 2019-07-10

Executive order gives hope to kidney patients The Trump administration’s recent pledge to transform kidney care is cause for hope for late-stage kidney disease patients languishing on transplant ...
05:36, 2019-08-02

'I've had patients take their own teeth out': dental anxiety and the treatments that can help Almost half of adults in the UK fear the dentist, and some refuse to see one. Thankfully, there are some increasingly effective remedies, but they co...
15:16, 2019-08-19

The opioid crisis: A 20-year conspiracy against patients Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, may have been the prime mover in the Big Bang of opioids in the 1990s, when doctors were aggressively treating...
15:40, 2019-09-14

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigat...
18:16, 2019-07-16

'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

German nurse under investigation for killing patients German prosecutors are investigating a male nurse on five counts of murder. Some of the details closely resemble the case of one of Germany's worst s...
20:08, 2019-08-30

Few heart patients use cardiac rehab after stenting (Reuters Health) - Just one in three patients enrolls in recommended cardiac rehabilitation after having a blocked heart artery cleared and a stent i...
21:48, 2019-06-19

Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it? COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Experts say prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering but not...
00:36, 2019-06-07

Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks Specialists warn that many people undergoing cancer treatment receive neither appropriate information about heart risks nor sufficient monitoring for...
14:44, 2019-05-07

Sanofi to cut U.S. insulin costs for some patients to $99 per month Sanofi SA said on Wednesday it will cut the cost of its insulin products to $99 per month for uninsured patients and others who pay cash for it in th...
11:20, 2019-04-10

New center for Alzheimer’s patients coming to Tucson A new memory and research center for patients with Alzheimer’s disease is set to open in Tucson next spring. The Toole Family Memory Center is under ...
03:04, 2019-05-10

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

One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels, study says About one-third of people in taking statins to control low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," still have dangerously high l...
22:16, 2019-05-09

Canadian patients suffering, sometimes dying, with bedsores Recent deaths allegedly linked to bedsores have put the spotlight on this continuing problem in health care....
18:00, 2019-07-17

Laryngectomy patients learn to sing without a voice box The choir is made of up of post-op throat cancer patients who have undergone a laryngectomy....
02:04, 2019-05-06

Housebound Parkinson's patients have movement restored An electrical stimulus can help revive mobility for people with the disease, scientists have discovered....
19:48, 2019-04-22

Uninfected patients key to improving Ebola response Research on the logistics of responding to Ebola outbreaks has revealed that an often-overlooked, but critical, factor in resource deployment to trea...
20:24, 2019-09-16

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be c...
23:00, 2019-05-14

Chemotherapy doses review after 14 NHS Tayside patients die An independent doctor will look at cases after NHS Tayside gave lower chemotherapy doses than elsewhere in Scotland....
21:00, 2019-04-11

GP 'ghost patients' to be investigated by NHS fraud squad Investigators will try to find out whether GPs have been claiming fees for non-existent patients....
03:44, 2019-06-12

Death risk higher for cancer patients with HIV Older people with HIV and either breast or prostate cancer have higher death rates than HIV-negative people with those same cancers....
22:08, 2019-08-01

More patients diagnosed amid Legionnaires’ outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Ohio say 10 people have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease amid an outbreak at a recentl...
00:20, 2019-06-05

Nursing facilities often discharge patients when co-pays kick in (Reuters Health) - Skilled nursing facilities in the U.S. often discharge Medicare patients before daily co-payments kick in, according to a new U.S....
01:16, 2019-05-29

200 patients warned of possible measles exposure via one little girl in California ER Almost 200 people could have been exposed to measles after a child with the disease was treated in the emergency room at the University of California...
10:42, 2019-04-09

Nurse numbers rise 'eclipsed by jump in patients' Hospital admissions are rising at nearly three times the rate of the nurse workforce, the RCN says....
02:56, 2019-09-17

How a celebrity shrink allegedly conned himself into patients’ wills One Manhattan psychiatrist, who reportedly has treated Courtney Love and Gwyneth Paltrow at his Murray Hill office, is all about helping — himself, t...
00:12, 2019-06-09

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the...
09:48, 2019-06-09

Patients of rude surgeons have more problems after surgery, study says Having surgery — even minor surgery — can be an incredibly stressful experience for any patient. Placing trust in a surgeon is often frig...
04:48, 2019-06-21

Study: 100k patients injured, die each year after misdiagnosis About 100,000 people are disabled or die each year due to a medical misdiagnosis, a study says....
23:04, 2019-07-11

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty con...
19:00, 2019-06-14

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, ac...
19:56, 2019-08-16

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

Google vet launches an app for patients to record their doctor's notes Google veteran is launching a new medical app for patients to record their doctor visits -- and share them with their family-members....
18:16, 2019-04-28

Detecting patients’ pain levels via their brain signals Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed a system that measures a patient’s pain level by analyzing brain activity from a portable neuroimag...
06:08, 2019-09-12

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

UCLA says gynecologist accused of sexually abusing patients LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California, Los Angeles says a former gynecologist at the student health clinic has been charged with sexually a...
01:16, 2019-06-11

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerA nurse has been handed a second life sentenc...
12:20, 2019-06-06

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
03:20, 2019-07-23

Epilepsy patients may live longer with specialist care People with epilepsy who receive care from specialists may be less likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don't, a Canadian study sugg...
22:40, 2019-08-05

German Nurse Who Murdered 87 Patients Given Life Sentence BERLIN (AP) — Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs ...
13:40, 2019-06-06

'Steep rise' in patients struggling to get epilepsy drugs The Epilepsy Society is calling for an urgent review of how medicines are stocked and supplied in the UK....
21:00, 2019-04-11

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly...
11:20, 2019-06-04

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the comp...
11:28, 2019-06-04

Oregon removes assisted suicide wait for certain patients The law allows those with 15 days left to live to bypass a 15-day waiting period required under the Death with Dignity Act, something proponents say ...
20:40, 2019-07-25

Riskiest time for surgery patients is not in the operating room (Reuters Health) - The deadliest time for many surgery patients isn't when they're on the operating table, it's while they're recovering in the hospi...
02:28, 2019-07-30

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar’s plan would help Alzheimer’s patients WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer̵...
12:56, 2019-07-12

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

How Alzheimer’s patients cope with emotional turmoil after diagnosis In 2013, “Deadwood” showrunner David Milch was in New York City, toiling on a TV pilot, when he suddenly couldn’t remember where he parked his car. I...
01:08, 2019-05-30

Psychological intervention helps patients prevent gum disease Researchers observed a reduction in dental plaque and bleeding, as well as an increase in dental cleanings among adults with moderate periodontal dis...
20:40, 2019-04-19

Cancer patients use crowdfunding for medical bills, expenses (Reuters Health) - Even cancer patients who seemingly have health insurance are seeking donations online to help with medical bills, travel, drug cos...
19:12, 2019-09-12

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage thr...
22:36, 2019-06-07

Yoga may help ease mood disorders in Parkinson's patients (Reuters Health) - People with Parkinson's disease may have less anxiety and depression when they practice yoga focused on mindfulness and breathing ...
00:12, 2019-04-10

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support (Reuters Health) - Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health profe...
19:00, 2019-05-29

Nurse charged with killing 100 patients apologizes to families BERLIN — A former nurse on trial on allegations he killed 100 patients at two hospitals in northern Germany apologized to his victims’ relatives in a...
18:24, 2019-06-05

‘Chasing the Cure’ lets patients crowdsource a diagnosis Oversharing health woes on social media may finally do us some good. A new show, “Chasing the Cure,” features patients broadcasting their medical mys...
01:04, 2019-08-06

Doctor accused of poisoning patients so he could show off by saving them Prosecutors allege that French anaesthesiologist Frederic Pechier may have tampered with his colleague's anesthesia to create emergencies in which he...
21:16, 2019-05-15

Home-based heart rehab may help patients who can't get to clinics (Reuters Health) - Some heart attack survivors may benefit from supervised home-based cardiac rehabilitation programs when hospital-based rehab isn't...
23:44, 2019-05-13

Meet the AI Robots Helping Take Care of Elderly Patients Robots powered by artificial intelligence have been popping up in hotels, airports and shopping malls. Now, they’re showing up at assisted livi...
21:12, 2019-08-23

Heart patients may benefit more from exercise than healthy people (Reuters Health) - Exercise can do more to lower the risk of premature death for patients with cardiovascular disease than for healthy people, a new ...
01:44, 2019-09-04

Cannula sleeves: 'Simple solution for dementia patients' Thousands of cannula sleeves have been made by a knitting group since it was set up by a Chester singer....
12:56, 2019-05-22

Biological marker may indicate PTSD patients at risk for suicide People with both PTSD and suicidal thoughts have high levels of metabotropic glutamatergic receptor 5 compared to those without those thoughts, which...
18:08, 2019-05-14

Doctor sentenced to 7 years in connection to 3 patients’ fatal ODs A New York City doctor was sentenced Tuesday to seven years in prison for illegally peddling more than a million pills — including powerful pre...
23:40, 2019-09-10

Trump abortion ‘gag rule’ leaves poor patients ‘with nowhere to go’ in US Impact will vary greatly from state to state after Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal funding program over abortion referral bans Last year al...
09:08, 2019-08-22

Hospitals treat patients without admitting them, to avoid penalties (Reuters Health) - Hospitals appear to be treating Medicare patients in emergency departments (EDs) and observation areas to avoid readmissions and t...
21:28, 2019-08-22

Patients' drug costs surge for some neurologic conditions (Reuters Health) - Many patients with neurologic disorders like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease have seen steep increases in the...
23:28, 2019-05-01

NHS Wales and care patients given new 'citizen voice' body It will provide a simpler way for people to raise issues about the NHS and social care, it is claimed....
09:28, 2019-06-17

How to Get TB Patients to Take Their Pills? Persistent Texting and a ‘Winners Circle’ The drug regimens can be grueling, and patients often quit taking their medications. But turning it into a cellphone competition helps....
01:32, 2019-09-05

‘Michael Jackson drug’ still prompts curiosity from patients It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most...
16:48, 2019-06-22

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

Japan court orders compensation for kin of leprosy patients TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court has ordered the government to pay 370 million yen ($3.4 million) in damages to the relatives of former leprosy patients...
12:32, 2019-06-28

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants t...
21:36, 2019-06-20

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study s...
20:56, 2019-07-02

License revoked for doctor who admitted abusing patients CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County doctor who admitted sexually abusing women at pain clinics has lost has license to practice medicine in Missou...
17:24, 2019-05-06

Caregiver depression tied to more ER visits for dementia patients (Reuters Health) - Dementia patients may go to the emergency room more often when their caregivers are depressed, a recent study suggests....
19:28, 2019-07-09

Aspirin may raise death among some breast cancer patients Using aspirin may raise risk of death in some women with breast cancer, a study says. Researchers say the drug may interact during methylation, a che...
19:00, 2019-08-12

Nurse allegedly took nude photos of elderly patients A Pennsylvania nurse took “explicit and private” photographs of at least 17 elderly nursing home patients — and sent the images to...
14:52, 2019-05-07

Patients at for-profit dialysis centers less likely to get kidney transplants (Reuters Health) - The likelihood that U.S. patients with renal failure will get a kidney transplant is lower for those who get dialysis at for-profi...
23:44, 2019-09-10

Chemotherapy for cancer patients cancelled due to bank holidays Approximately 780 patients at the Belfast Cancer Centre had treatments in April and May cancelled....
09:00, 2019-07-08

UVA abandons aggressive debt collection, suspends 12 lawsuits against patients The University of Virginia Health System will abandon its aggressive billing and collection tactics that forced some patients into bankruptcy....
21:56, 2019-09-13

New head and neck cancer drug could help patients live longer Pembrolizumab with platinum chemotherapy less ‘aggressive’ and extended survival ratesImmunotherapy could help patients with head and neck cancer liv...
11:24, 2019-06-04

Ex-VA doctor fired for drinking charged in deaths of misdiagnosed patients A doctor who was fired from an Arkansas veterans hospital for being drunk on the job is now charged with killing three patients he misdiagnosed. In o...
03:08, 2019-08-21

Cancer Patients Tell Us About Finding Clothing to Adapt to Changing Bodies “The stockings don’t look very good but I’ve decided to change my attitude about that and say they are chic,” one patient writes....
11:52, 2019-09-19

A New, Scarless Adam’s Apple Surgery Could Be a Breakthrough for Transgender Patients An Israeli medical center says it has pioneered a new procedure to remove or reduce the size of the Adam’s apple without leaving a scar, a sign...
11:04, 2019-06-11

Smoking cessation program shows promise for cancer patients A new hospital-based smoking cessation program has shown success in getting cancer patients to quit smoking, new research shows....
19:12, 2019-07-19

New Jersey law granting terminal patients the right to end their lives goes into effect this week A law allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives goes into effect in New Jersey this week....
03:40, 2019-07-30

Study: Obesity may increase psychosocial issues for cancer patients While studies have shown that weight can affect mental well-being, new research links excess weight among cancer patients with worse psychosocial sym...
23:40, 2019-09-05

C-section infection risk higher among Medicaid patients, study says "The findings force researchers to look beyond the usual suspects behind surgical site infections," said Sarah Yi, a health scientist at the Centers ...
22:12, 2019-04-12

Community pharmacies may improve cardiovascular health for prostate patients After three months of performing moderate and vigorous exercise recommended by pharmacies, men with prostate cancer lost an average of more than 2 po...
19:56, 2019-06-12

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patien...
21:48, 2019-07-16

French doctor accused of poisoning patients in order to 'save' them Frédéric Péchier denies charge of triggering heart attacks so he could bring patients back to lifeA French anaesthetist has been accused of giving pa...
15:32, 2019-05-17

Express Scripts Offers Diabetes Patients a $25 Cap for Monthly Insulin Drug makers, insurers and pharmacy benefit managers face mounting pressure from Congress and the public to reduce the high list prices of drugs like ...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Stress may drive up death risk in cervical cancer patients Patients with cervical cancer and a stress disorder had a 55 percent higher risk of dying from the disease than those without a disorder, new researc...
16:32, 2019-08-01

Patients give more '5-star' ratings to hospitals with fewer services (Reuters Health) - Compared to smaller facilities, hospitals that provide complex care for critical illness or serious injury may find it harder to m...
19:12, 2019-06-10

Cystic Fibrosis Patients Turn to Experimental Phage Therapy Microphage therapy has not been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, but there is growing interest in the treatment for cystic fibrosis....
12:04, 2019-05-17

Inflammatory bowel disease patients have higher health costs (Reuters Health) - People with inflammatory bowel disease - either Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis - may incur health costs more than three tim...
00:32, 2019-06-08

New drug for multiple sclerosis patients after maker drops price Hope for sufferers of rare form of disease as manufacturers of Ocrevus cave in to NHS EnglandPeople with a rare form of multiple sclerosis will final...
01:20, 2019-05-09

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessat...
22:44, 2019-06-26

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

Sanofi sets a fixed price of insulin at $99 per month for some patients The move is a pre-emptive one as the French drugmaker is set to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee on the rising prices of insuli...
16:08, 2019-04-10

German killer nurse sentenced to life for murdering patients Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty. He is Germany's worst peacetime kill...
10:24, 2019-06-06

Will Europe's clampdown on faulty medical devices hurt patients? When a Californian company founded by a U.S. veteran wounded in Afghanistan sought to register a new medical device this year, it turned to Europe be...
09:24, 2019-06-06

German nurse accused of killing 100 patients faces verdict BERLIN (AP) — A verdict is expected in the case of a former nurse charged with 100 counts of murder on allegations he killed patients by putting them...
09:20, 2019-06-06

Ohio doctor accused of murdering 25 patients with painkiller overdoses Dr. William Husel was charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths of 25 hospital patients, representing one of the biggest murder cases ever brought ...
23:40, 2019-06-05

IBM’s AI can predict which patients are likely to develop malignant breast cancer within a year Researchers at IBM have developed a model that can predict the development of malignant breast cancer in patients within a year.Read More...
21:36, 2019-06-18

GSK builds oncology pipeline as drug shown to help myeloma patients GlaxoSmithKline said an experimental multiple myeloma treatment has shown a meaningful response in patients that have run out of three previous treat...
12:24, 2019-08-23

Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years A family GP who groped a series of women and girls over 20 years because he believed he had an "unchallengeable" position in the community is now fac...
13:52, 2019-05-15

Study: Obamacare patients have more trouble getting mental health care About 12 percent of people who signed up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act's exchange had trouble getting an appointment with a mental he...
17:24, 2019-05-08

Comic-style brochure may help surgical patients understand their procedure A new comic-style brochure helped patients reduce stress by explaining cardiac catheterization, a procedure that inserts a stent to open a narrowed a...
22:48, 2019-04-16

Smartphone app helps patients in small study better manage migraines Migraine sufferers had an average of four fewer headaches a month after using RELAXaHEAD, a smartphone-based relaxation technique, at least twice a w...
18:44, 2019-06-04

Parkinson's disease: 'Smartwatch' tracker monitors patients at home The smartwatch-style device, worn by patients at home, monitors tremors and other symptoms....
13:36, 2019-07-25

Quest Diagnostics Says 12 Million Patients May Have Had Their Personal Information Exposed NEW YORK (CNN Business)– Quest Diagnostics said the personal information of 11.9 million customers has potentially been compromised. The clinic...
16:08, 2019-06-04

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17:32, 2019-08-21

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

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Trust: Fake doctor medicated 164 patients Zholia Alemi, jailed in 2018 for fraud, treated mental health patients in Norfolk and Suffolk....
13:24, 2019-07-24

New ketamine spray allows patients an affordable alternative to expensive IV treatments (KPRC) Ketamine is a common anesthesia drug that has been found helpful for people suffering from migraines, chronic pain and treatment-resistant dep...
07:16, 2019-05-22

Atrial fibrillation patients often overestimate risk of stroke, bleeding (Reuters Health) - Patients with the irregular heart rhythm atrial fibrillation may overestimate both their risk of having a stroke and their risk of...
01:12, 2019-04-30

'Blind vagina' condition strikes patients and leaves them unable to have sex A rare condition is wreaking havoc on patients' sex lives. The BMJ recalls an instance of 'blind vagina' which affected a 20-year-old's ability to be...
15:40, 2019-09-09

Trump HHS moves to rollback Obamacare protections for transgender patients The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed to remove gender identity from the class of protected persons in federal nondiscrimina...
16:44, 2019-05-24

The safe house shielding patients as abortion wars rage outside The Power House gives women a place of sanctuary as they wait for their procedures at Montgomery’s only abortion clinic next doorThe group of women g...
08:24, 2019-08-15

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

These Medical Devices Are Inserted Into 500,000 Patients Each Year — but Are Tough to Sterilize Duodenoscopes have sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks. Now some experts are demanding the devices be redesigned or taken off the mar...
08:56, 2019-08-06

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumor cells to identify cancer...
14:28, 2019-05-29

Transgender Patients Could be Stripped of Healthcare Protections by the Trump Administration Over the course of his two-and-half-year tenure, our alleged President Donald Trump has either enacted or enforced policies that make no secret as to...
19:36, 2019-05-24

Sepsis patients with inflammation have higher death rates after discharge About one in four sepsis patients who live through their hospitalization will continue to have higher levels of inflammation. This puts them at risk ...
00:00, 2019-08-08

Bone density loss symptoms appearing in younger patients About 28 percent of men and 26 percent of women between ages 35 and 50 years who received scans had osteopenia, which can lead to osteoporosis....
21:24, 2019-05-28

British Columbia will be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
00:48, 2019-05-28

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

Austrian doctor sues US for blocking patients’ abortion drugs BOISE, Idaho — An Austrian doctor who prescribes abortion drugs to patients around the world is suing the United States for allegedly blocking her Am...
18:08, 2019-09-10

High BP Patients Must Know Of This Dangerous Side-Effect Of Herbal Licorice Tea Anew study has associated the consumption of the supposedly healthy herbalbeverage licorice tea, with elevated blood pressure....
14:00, 2019-05-27

Type-2 diabetes symptoms: Patients must never ignore this sign in their eyes TYPE-2 diabetes symptoms include rapid weight loss and extreme thirst. But here’s one important sign people must never ignore....
02:28, 2019-08-07

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

Daily on Healthcare: Executive order gives hope to kidney patients Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
19:56, 2019-08-06

This neuroscientist is using virtual reality to revolutionize treatment for stroke patients Tej Tadi, founder of medical startup MindMaze, is gamifying rehabilitation for stroke survivors – and the results are inspiring Continue reading......
12:52, 2019-05-01

Exercise may extend the lives of advanced colorectal cancer patients Advanced colorectal cancer patients who performed low-intensity exercise four or more hours a week saw close to a 20 percent reduction in cancer prog...
22:24, 2019-08-14

Canada's British Columbia will be first province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
00:04, 2019-05-28

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

Most face transplant patients continue to report better quality of life (Reuters Health) - Doctors at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston say most of the face transplant patients they have been following for about five...
01:48, 2019-05-30

British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic...
03:48, 2019-05-28

Many young cancer patients regret initial treatment decisions (Reuters Health) - Most teens and young adults with cancer want a voice in how their tumors are treated, but almost one in four express regret about ...
21:12, 2019-04-18

Facebook will allow patients in support groups to post questions anonymously Facebook will now offer a special designation for patient groups and allow administrators to post questions and other content on a member's beha...
20:24, 2019-04-30

New treatment lowers bad cholesterol in heart attack patients, study says Within two to three hours, a procedure known as LDL apheresis drove down the bad cholesterol levels of heart attack patients by 50 to 80 percent....
19:16, 2019-05-23

Vim raises $24 million to match patients with top health care providers Vim, a Tel Aviv- and San Francisco-based startup with a platform that matches patients with value-based providers, has raised $24 million.Read More...
11:16, 2019-09-09

Record number of NHS patients join pioneering trials at London trusts Record numbers of NHS patients are being enrolled for clinical trials — with eight London trusts among the top 20 offering pioneering studies....
11:56, 2019-07-02

Transplant centers reject potentially usable kidneys as patients die, study says Roughly 9 percent of people on the kidney waitlist die, and about 84 percent of once rejected kidneys end up being used with somebody -- suggesting s...
17:20, 2019-08-30

FDNY warns of major data breach possibly affecting more than 10,000 patients The FDNY admitted Friday that an employee’s personal hard drive was ripped off and thousands of EMS patients may have had their information compromis...
00:56, 2019-08-10

Nurse recalls caring for dying AIDS patients during horrifying epidemic in ‘5B’ doc: ‘We had each other’ Guy Vandenberg said there was laughter to be found when he was surrounded by death and despair....
11:12, 2019-06-15

Dr William Husel: Doctor accused of murdering 25 patients with overdoses of painkillers A doctor has been charged with the murder of 25 hospital patients who were allegedly given deliberate overdoses of painkillers....
12:04, 2019-06-06

Immunosuppressive drug combo keeps lung transplant patients alive longer Lung transplant patients in a recent study who took a mix of two immunosuppressive drugs, sirolimus and tacrolimus, had a median survival rate of nea...
18:08, 2019-08-29

Philips acquires Boston start-up Medumo to help hospitals communicate with patients Philips has acquired a start-up that texts you about your poop. That's Medumo, a Boston-based company, which works with hospitals to guide their...
21:52, 2019-07-17

Cancer 'vaccine' shows promise in human trial of lymphoma patients The treatment "has broad implications for multiple types of cancer," said lead author Dr. Joshua Brody....
20:56, 2019-04-11

Two-drug combo more effective at lowering blood sugar in diabetes patients Prescribing metformin and vildagliptin to people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes reduced their long-term blood sugar levels more than single-dru...
17:32, 2019-09-18

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as c...
21:52, 2019-05-22

Study: At-home blood pressure monitors work best for black patients The screenings are less expensive and are more likely to detect thickening of the left heart chambers of black patients than those taken at the docto...
20:32, 2019-09-17

Low Carb Diet May Help Reduce Pain For Knee Osteoarthritis Patients: Study A number of studies have also looked at the role of diet and nutrition in reducing osteoarthritis pain and a recent study has indicated that followin...
14:36, 2019-04-30

Trump calls on Congress to protect patients from surprise medical bills U.S. President Donald Trump called on Congress on Thursday to pass legislation to protect patients from surprise medical bills from out-of-network do...
19:32, 2019-05-09

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Cognitive Function In Type-2 Diabetes Patients A study that was published in journal Diabetes Care has claimed that following a Mediterranean diet may improve cognition in type-2 diabetes patients...
11:20, 2019-08-13

FDA flags risks from AbbVie, Gilead, Merck hepatitis C drugs to certain patients The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it had identified 63 cases of worsening liver function in certain patients taking hepatitis C...
23:00, 2019-08-28

Weight loss jab ‘sees obese patients shed 9.7lbs in four weeks’ SCIENTISTS hope weight loss jabs will be used in the obesity fight. A study showed the injections helped type-2 diabetics to lose an average of 9.7lb...
11:36, 2019-08-07

Hypertension Diet: Study Shows This Summer Fruit Can Help High BP Patients A new study has indicated that extracts from the summer fruit watermelon may prove helpful for patients suffering from hypertension....
15:00, 2019-04-16

Treating cancer patients who smoke may cost extra $3.4 billion each year When cancer patients are current smokers, their treatment is likely to be less effective and more expensive than if they quit smoking, a U.S. study s...
21:28, 2019-04-10

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Cognitive Function In Type 2 Diabetes Patients A study that was published in journal Diabetes Care has claimed that following a Mediterranean diet may improve cognition in type 2 diabetes patients...
11:04, 2019-08-13

German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison BERLIN (AP) — German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison....
10:24, 2019-06-06

Quest Diagnostics announces possible data breach affecting almost 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics said the personal and medical information of nearly 12 million people, including their Social Security numbers, has potentially bee...
11:32, 2019-06-04

Philips upbeat on digital care as patients warm to data sharing Dutch health technology company Philips expects sales at its digital care business to grow this year as patients see the benefits of sharing more me...
17:04, 2019-06-13

Healthy.io raises $60 million to help patients complete urine tests on their phone Healthy.io, a startup developing smartphone-based urinalysis tests, announced that it's raised $60 million in venture capital.Read More...
09:16, 2019-09-12

'Living drug' offers hope to terminal blood cancer patients Doctors say some lymphoma patients are being completely cured in a way "never been seen before"....
06:56, 2019-06-21

Without older subjects, cancer drugs trials rely on atypical patients (Reuters Health) - Patients selected to participate in studies of cancer drugs tend to be younger than most people with the disease in the general po...
11:32, 2019-06-04

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest...
11:32, 2019-06-04

Surgery helps older patients with meniscus tear better than observation, study says Meniscal root tears, often associated with younger athletes, also commonly strike older people with degenerative knee problems, a new study says....
23:04, 2019-07-11

Making A Difference: Friends With Flowers Delivers Joy To Hospice Care Patients SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A group in Scott County is hoping to make the experience of hospice care patients and their families a little bett...
01:24, 2019-06-13

Obese sleep apnea patients may live longer with nighttime breathing aid (Reuters Health) - Obese people with sleep apnea, a common nighttime breathing disorder, may live longer when they use a machine to help keep their a...
22:48, 2019-04-18

Telemedicine startup CirrusMD raises $15 million to connect patients with doctors CirrusMD, a Denver, Colorado-based 'chat-first' virtual care provider, has raised $15 million in venture capital, it announced.Read More...
14:48, 2019-05-02

Deadliest place for surgery patients isn’t the operating room, study finds Surgery patients are more likely to develop deadly complications while they're recovering in hospital or after they go home....
17:04, 2019-07-30

Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations: study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go longer without their disease w...
14:16, 2019-06-02

Cochise County offers program to those helping Dementia, Alzheimer’s patients COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – Cochise Health and Social Services is offering a program to help caregivers helping patients with Dementia and Alzheimer̵...
20:12, 2019-09-04

HIV patients at higher risk for early heart disease, lack of care Antiretroviral therapy used with HIV patients opens them up to heart disease, sudden cardiac failure, heart failure and sudden cardiac deaths compare...
23:00, 2019-06-04

Gilead, Novartis cancer therapies losing patients to experimental treatments Unusually high numbers of U.S. lymphoma patients are choosing experimental treatments over expensive cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences Inc and ...
14:16, 2019-07-30

Venezuela dialysis patients face uncertain fate after power cuts Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a state-run clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April...
13:20, 2019-05-15

Screen All Adult Patients for Drug Abuse, National Panel Urges With 1 in 10 Americans saying they misuse drugs, doctors should ask everyone about both illegal and prescription use, the U.S. Preventive Services Ta...
17:36, 2019-08-13

Indiana 3rd Grader Makes Pillows for Patients Battling Cancer Because 'Everyone Needs to Be Comfortable' Abbi Zamani hand-sews pillows for patients at Hux Cancer Center in Terre Haute, Indiana. Abbi drops the pillows off and patients pick them up on thei...
19:48, 2019-07-27

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients' lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak — when doctors, administrators and healthcare field workers need to be in cont...
16:56, 2019-06-18

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

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso helps lung cancer patients live longer- study (Aug. 9) (This story corrects August 9 story to show study points to overall survival and not progression free survival in first paragraph.)...
11:40, 2019-09-04

Top Kidney Charity Directed Aid to Patients at DaVita and Fresenius Clinics, Lawsuit Claims A whistle-blower said the leading charity favored patients from the major dialysis chains because the companies were its biggest donors....
23:16, 2019-08-02

Quickly removing fluids from kidney surgery patients may increase death risk Kidney patients have up to a 66 percent higher risk of death three months after surgery when excesss fluid is removed from their body at a rate highe...
23:32, 2019-06-07

BREAKING: German nurse who murdered 85 patients with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE was killed 85 of his patients has been sentenced to life in jail for the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history....
11:24, 2019-06-06

Patients are transforming from passive recipients of healthcare services to active participants in their own health (TGT, CVS, WMT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business ...
09:20, 2019-07-19

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso helps lung cancer patients live longer: study AstraZeneca Plc said on Friday a late-stage study showed its top-selling drug, Tagrisso, had significantly helped patients with a type of lung cancer...
10:04, 2019-08-09

Antibiotics prior to immunotherapy lower survival rate for cancer patients, study says Cancer patients who took antibiotics before starting immunotherapy survived, on average, for two months following treatment, according to a new study...
19:40, 2019-09-13

Expensive Gilead, Novartis cancer therapies losing patients to experimental treatments Unusually high numbers of U.S. lymphoma patients are choosing experimental treatments over expensive cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences Inc and ...
03:44, 2019-07-31

Google Assistant is better than Alexa or Siri at helping patients with their drugs, study finds Voice technologies have a long way to go before they can be reliably used for health and medical services, but Google is furthest along....
11:44, 2019-06-20

Smart devices are moving from fitness tracking to monitoring patients with chronic illnesses Myia Health is looking to partner with hospitals and provide technology so they can monitor sick patients when they go home....
18:16, 2019-09-01

Patients sleep under the stars in long queue for medical visas | Stefanie Glinski Sick and elderly Afghans queue outdoors for several nights for their chance to get into Pakistan for medical careSurrounded by barbed wire and withou...
08:16, 2019-06-12

AstraZeneca's Lynparza helps prostate cancer patients live longer: study AstraZeneca said on Wednesday its cancer drug, Lynparza, was successful in helping patients with metastatic prostate cancer and certain genetic mutat...
10:48, 2019-08-07

Shopping center explosion in Plantation, Florida; authorities report ‘multiple patients’ _____ A gas explosion rocked a shopping center on Saturday in South Florida, authorities said. The explosion happened around noon at The Fountains, a...
19:12, 2019-07-06

Nearly half of all patients wouldn't tell their doctor if they were suicidal or depressed, new study finds Nearly half of all patients withhold critical information about their mental health out of fear, embarrassment and judgement, a new study has found....
16:00, 2019-08-15

Amgen drug shrinks lung cancer tumors in half of patients: study An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation reduced tumor size in around half of advanced lung cancer patients given the ...
10:12, 2019-09-08

Study: Statins reduce stroke risk for cancer patients who received radiation Cancer patients who took statins to lower cholesterol after radiation treatment for the chest, head or neck saw their stroke risk fall by 32 percent...
23:12, 2019-06-19

Mabu the robot helps congestive heart failure patients monitor symptoms The majority of initial Kaiser Permanente patients using Mabu, a robot for congestive heart failure patients, say it helps them track disease symptom...
15:32, 2019-05-27

Revised guidelines improve survival rates for traumatic brain injury patients People suffering severe traumatic brain injury may have a better chance of surviving under revised guidelines for emergency medical responders, new ...
23:40, 2019-05-08

Heart attacks, strokes increase when patients can't afford newer cholesterol drugs (Reuters Health) - Patients at high risk for heart disease who cannot afford newer cholesterol-lowering medications are more likely to have heart att...
05:48, 2019-07-24

Study: Radiation drives up cardiac event risk for lung cancer patients While radiation treatment may help rid patients of lung cancer, it may bring on a number of other cardiovascular conditions, a new study show....
22:48, 2019-06-10

GSK drug helps ovarian cancer patients live longer in late-stage study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's cancer treatment Zejula met the main goal of helping patients with ovarian cancer live longer without their disease worsening i...
14:24, 2019-07-15

UCLA is apologizing to patients after a gynecologist who worked with students for nearly 30 years was accused of sexual abuse Associated Press/Reed Saxon A longtime gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges on Mond...
22:20, 2019-06-11

Katie Couric shares own cancer heartbreak, drums up support for caregivers, patients in new campaign Katie Couric paid tribute to her late husband Jay Monahan on Tuesday on what would have been their 30th wedding anniversary with a series of touching...
17:32, 2019-06-13

University of California, Los Angeles says former school gynecologist arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing patients LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of California, Los Angeles says former school gynecologist arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing patients....
00:36, 2019-06-11

Health officials warn against rapidly tapering down opioids for pain patients: ‘It’s a game-changer’ The U.S. federal health agencies behind efforts to address the nation's harrowing opioid epidemic took major steps this week to address a brewing pub...
22:00, 2019-04-11

Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for ordering overdoses of painkillers for patients who died COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for ordering overdoses of painkillers for patients who died....
18:40, 2019-06-05

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: No more flushing hazardous medicines Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
19:56, 2019-08-21

Lab-testing giant Quest Diagnostics just announced a data breach that could impact 11.9 million patients Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Clinical laboratory giant Quest Diagnostics said on Monday that there had been a breach of financial information on ...
11:32, 2019-06-04

CRISPR Gene Editing Is Being Tested in Human Patients, and the Results Could Revolutionize Health Care It’s only been seven years since scientists first learned how to precisely and reliably splice the human genome using a tool called CRISPR, mak...
13:00, 2019-08-06

Virta Health aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes without meds by helping patients watch what they eat Virta Health is a five-year-old start-up that wants to reverse Type 2 diabetes without medication. Its treatment plan offers patients personalized di...
13:36, 2019-05-16

Big increase in patients spurs Calgary-area wildlife rescue centre to appeal for donations The Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation is appealing for support from the public to meet a big increase in demand....
03:08, 2019-08-20

Tree Nuts Can Reduce Risk Of Heart Disease, Death In Diabetes Patients: Study A new research study has shown that consuming nuts is particularly beneficial for people suffering from Type-2 diabetes....
16:00, 2019-05-17

Black, Hispanic patients underrepresented in cancer trials, raises concern about drug efficacy Between 2008 and 2018, fewer than 8 percent of cancer trials in the United States had participation from white, Asian-American, black and Hispanic pa...
17:16, 2019-08-16

Planned Parenthood Faces an Uncertain Road Without Title X Funding—and Patients May Struggle to Get Care Millions of patients may struggle to get the family-planning care they need after Planned Parenthood on Monday decided to leave the federal Title X p...
22:52, 2019-08-19

6 cancer patients developed rare blood infection after nurse tampered with opioids: report At least six patients at a cancer facility in New York were sickened with a rare blood infection after a nurse allegedly tampered with injectable opi...
20:32, 2019-08-09

High-Fat Low-Carb Breakfast May Prevent Sugar Spikes For Entire Day In Type-2 Diabetes Patients: Stu The study said that people with Type-2 diabetes may benefit from consuming a high-fat low-carb breakfast....
09:40, 2019-04-12

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: ICE now to decide on suspending deportations of seriously ill immigrants Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:40, 2019-08-28

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Hospitals try to make the case for consolidation Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:00, 2019-09-05

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Realtors have been pulled into the opioid fight Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:32, 2019-08-26

FDA agrees to fast-track review of Amarin's prescription strength fish oil pill for heart patients The FDA plans to review Vascep within six months instead of the usual 10, with a decision on approval expected sometime in late September....
22:00, 2019-05-29

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Warren, 70, breezes past scrutiny of her age Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
20:16, 2019-09-06

One Taken To Hospital After Shooting LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington Police say that one person was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a shooting on ...
03:52, 2019-06-19

Daily on Healthcare, presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Mumps circulates among migrants, and the vaccine is weak Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:24, 2019-08-30

Man shot outside Philadelphia hospital PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say a man was shot by his ex-girlfriend just feet from a Philadelphia hospital’s emergency room entrance. Chief Insp...
13:40, 2019-06-06

Medicare-for-all might not cause surge in hospital use (Reuters Health) - Medicare-for-all and other versions of universal coverage being proposed for the U.S. by several presidential hopefuls wouldn't ne...
05:48, 2019-07-24

Surfer bit by shark goes to bar instead of hospital A professional surfer was bitten by a shark off a beach in Florida — then went to the bar rather than a hospital. Frank O’Rourke, 23, pro...
14:24, 2019-07-29

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: WHO calls on countries to support universal health coverage Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:40, 2019-09-03

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Key piece missing from state preexisting conditions protections Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
19:04, 2019-08-23

Daily on Healthcare, Presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Inside the push to protect babies left to die in hot cars Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:20, 2019-08-27

Daily on Healthcare, presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Illinois Medicaid makes payments for dead people Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:28, 2019-09-04

Lee-Ann Liebenberg is in hospital with a fractured nose Model Lee Ann Liebenberg is in the hospital with a fractured nose after falling "flat on her face."...
17:04, 2019-04-26

Fan taken to hospital after struck by Bellinger’s foul LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman at Dodger Stadium has been taken to a hospital for precautionary tests after being struck in the head by a foul ball from ...
23:52, 2019-06-23

What do code blue and other hospital codes mean? Code blue alerts hospital staff to a patient emergency, such as cardiac arrest or a breathing problem. Learn more about code blue and other hospital ...
03:08, 2019-09-10

One Taken To Hospital With Apparent Gunshot Wound LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington Police say a male subject was taken to the hospital with an apparent gunshot wound. Police say they received...
00:12, 2019-06-22

Everything you need to know about the hospital food listeria outbreak Two more people are reported to have died after eating contaminated sandwiches at a UK hospital. Here’s everything you need to know about the listeri...
14:52, 2019-06-17

TPD: 3 transported to hospital in 2-vehicle crash Three people were transported to the hospital after a vehicle crash near Kolb and Escalante roads on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Emil Zarev / News 4 Tu...
17:04, 2019-06-27

Amazing mom delivers her own baby in the car on the way to the hospital These parents weren't expecting their daughter to be born in the passenger's seat of their car.        ...
13:28, 2019-06-20

A Jerusalem hospital where Palestinian babies die alone Israeli blockade on Gaza means parents are separated from critically ill childrenAt first glance, nothing appeared out of place at the children’s int...
06:48, 2019-06-20

From nurses to surgeons, here's how much everyone makes in a hospital Christopher Furlong/Getty Images The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides data on wages and employment in the medical field. It takes a lot of ...
21:48, 2019-05-30

Froome out of hospital after horror crash "Chris Froome finally left hospital on Thursday after suffering a horror crash that left him with multiple fractures, Team Ineos supremo David Brails...
19:28, 2019-07-05

Boy, 5, dies after being shot and dropped off at hospital KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a 5-year-old boy died of a gunshot wound after two adults abandoned him at a hospital in southeast Wisconsin. Po...
14:32, 2019-06-18

Ric Flair out of hospital following heart issues Ric Flair is out of the hospital after a frightening week for him and wrestling fans. Flair could be seen in photos, obtained by TMZ, being wheeled o...
20:04, 2019-05-22

At least 20 dead in explosion outside Cairo hospital Blast occurred around midnight at National Cancer Institute in Egyptian capitalTwenty people have been killed and 47 injured after an explosion outsi...
16:00, 2019-08-05

Behind the string of rural hospital closures Since 2010, 107 rural hospitals have shut their doors, and many are eager to point the finger at a flawed drug savings program. But healthcare advoca...
05:12, 2019-07-12

Surfer bitten by shark goes to bar instead of hospital A professional surfer was bitten by a shark off a beach in Florida — then went to the bar rather than a hospital. Frank O’Rourke, 23, pro...
14:48, 2019-07-29

TFD: 2 transported to hospital after house fire TUCSON – Two people were transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after a house fire early Thursday morning. Tucson Fire Department...
18:12, 2019-07-11

36 different nurses from same hospital having babies this year For nurses at a Missouri children’s hospital, babies are a true labor of love. Thirty-six staffers at the Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery (NICU...
18:48, 2019-07-30

Triple joy, times two at Ulster Hospital A busy day at in the Ulster Hospital in Dundonald as two sets of triplets are born within 24 hours....
09:48, 2019-07-24

Five sent to hospital on sixth day of Pamplona bull run One man was gored and at least four other people were sent to hospital with injuries following the sixth day of the running of the bulls at the San F...
11:00, 2019-07-12

Wolverhampton hospital's 'regret' over new mum's death The trust running Wolverhampton's New Cross says lessons have been learned to better manage sepsis....
16:52, 2019-07-19

Cairo car bomb kills at least 20 outside hospital Interior ministry blames Hasm group for blast that injured dozens near cancer instituteTwenty people have been killed and 47 injured after a car bomb...
17:44, 2019-08-05

One Taken To Hospital After Harrodsburg Road Crash LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– One person was taken to the hospital after a crash on Harrodsburg Road at Military Pike. Police say that there is no w...
03:20, 2019-06-13

Edinburgh Children's Hospital will cost a further £90m The lifetime price tag of the new hospital is set to top £500m after the extra costs were revealed by Audit Scotland....
19:40, 2019-08-06

Man Who Was Accidentally Circumcised at Hospital Awarded $24,000 Terry Brazier, 70, visited Leicester Royal Infirmary in England for a bladder procedure and ended up being circumcised....
18:20, 2019-08-06