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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...

The opioid crisis: A 20-year conspiracy against patients.

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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

Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking drugmaker executive convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, ...
23:40, 2019-05-02

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

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

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

The Giants at the Heart of the Opioid Crisis Civil suits filed by three states accuse pharmaceutical distributors of flooding the country with opioids while devising systems to evade regulators....
09:04, 2019-04-22

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creatur...
10:52, 2019-06-15

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in ...
19:00, 2019-05-15

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers and ...
12:52, 2019-07-15

Britain's opioid crisis takes on US dimension Opioid addiction in Britain has spiraled to a dangerous level. Experts warn that the UK is approaching a crisis of US proportions. What's the governm...
09:00, 2019-05-19

Australia now faces its own opioid crisis, despite warnings BLACK RIVER, Australia — The coroner’s sense of futility was clear, as he investigated the death of yet another Australian killed by prescription opi...
22:36, 2019-09-05

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. ...
16:48, 2019-05-06

Five more US states sue Purdue Pharma over its role in opioid crisis Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and West Virginia join several dozen other states. Wisconsin also sued Purdue’s former president Richard SacklerFiv...
18:08, 2019-05-16

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get th...
13:20, 2019-07-19

Trump announces $1.8B in funding to combat opioid crisis The funds will be used for expanding access to treatments for opioid overdosing and to gather case data from across states, the HHS said....
23:44, 2019-09-04

Fatal overdoses in NYC tick down, but opioid crisis rages on Overdose deaths ticked down more than 2 percent in New York City last year, marking the first drop in fatalities in nearly a decade even as the opioi...
01:40, 2019-08-27

Florida ‘pill mills’ were ‘gas on the fire’ of opioid crisis FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Florida survives on tourism, but a decade ago thousands of visitors made frequent trips to the state not to visit its theme p...
17:44, 2019-07-22

U.S. government gives states nearly $2 billion to combat opioid crisis The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will offer states more than $1.8 billion in new funding to fight the opio...
19:32, 2019-09-04

Google taps tech to help battle opioid crisis Google has ramped up its efforts to help tackle the opioid crisis with a set of new tools to help connect people with recovery resources....
20:32, 2019-09-12

Trump Declares Commitment to Ending Opioid Crisis ‘Once and for All’ Many leading authorities on the opioid crisis have been critical of the government’s response, starting with the Obama administration, but say there ...
02:48, 2019-04-25

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Comm...
19:28, 2019-07-10

Opioid Sales Reps Swarmed New York at Height of Crisis New disclosures in the New York attorney general’s lawsuit detail the massive sales efforts of Purdue Pharma and other companies....
02:40, 2019-04-12

Five state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid crisis The attorneys general for West Virginia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and Wisconsin announced Thursday that they are suing Purdue Pharma and former directo...
16:52, 2019-05-16

The Met Will Turn Down Sackler Money Amid Fury Over the Opioid Crisis The decision by one of the world’s leading museums could spur other institutions to turn down philanthropy from the family behind OxyContin....
18:40, 2019-05-15

Sen. Martha McSally: The opioid crisis hits too close to home for too many The opioid crisis hits close to home for too many Arizonans and Americans. Since 2017, 20,432 Arizonans suffered from an opioid overdose and countles...
06:20, 2019-05-15

Pills gained strength as opioid crisis grew: analysis An Associated Press analysis of drug distribution data released as a result of lawsuits against the industry found that the amount of opioids as meas...
04:52, 2019-07-25

Small communities grapple with ‘huge challenge’ of opioid crisis Small communities in Canada have hospitalization rates for opioid poisonings more than double those in the country's largest cities, according to 201...
23:32, 2019-05-13

Canadian drug companies facing $1.1B lawsuit over opioid crisis Drug companies are facing a class action lawsuit about their role in the opioid crisis in Canada....
21:00, 2019-05-15

‘SOTC’: Panel Discusses Opioid Addiction Crisis In Kentucky (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” convened a panel to discuss the opioid crisis that is ravaging communities in...
19:00, 2019-05-05

‘SOTC’: U.S. Rep. Barr Sees Urgency In Addressing Opioid Crisis (LEX 18) — U.S. Rep. Andy Barr of Kentucky tells LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” that lawmakers in Washington are workin...
17:28, 2019-05-05

Trump administration announces nearly $2B for states to fight opioid crisis The Trump administration is providing states with $1.8 billion to fight the opioid crisis, the latest in a string of White House actions shaping the ...
18:28, 2019-09-04

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled ...
20:16, 2019-05-28

Afghanistan and Iraq veterans were the 'ground zero' of the opioid crisis: Study Veterans who were stationed in Afghan and Iraqi war zones after the 9/11 terror attacks have been hit hardest by the opioid crisis, according to new ...
23:32, 2019-09-17

Met to reject gifts from Sacklers amid fury over opioid crisis The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Wednesday that it would no longer accept gifts from the Sackler family, principal owners of the drugmaker be...
22:40, 2019-05-15

The Met museum to reject donations from Sackler family over opioid crisis Move follows similar recent decisions about Sackler philanthropy, including by the Guggenheim museum and the Tate in BritainThe Metropolitan Museum o...
22:24, 2019-05-15

Exclusive: While battling opioid crisis, U.S. government weighed using fentanyl for executions The U.S. Department of Justice examined using fentanyl in lethal injections as it prepared last year to resume executing condemned prisoners, a then ...
17:16, 2019-09-13

Opioid crisis helps explain rise in cocaine deaths: report Cocaine deaths have been rising in the U.S., health officials said Thursday in their latest report on the nation’s deadliest drug overdose epidemic....
00:44, 2019-05-03

John Delaney wants pharma companies responsible for opioid crisis to go out of business Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney believes that pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis should be fined out of busine...
06:16, 2019-07-02

Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addi...
15:48, 2019-07-17

Oklahoma seeks to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first tr...
17:36, 2019-07-15

Purdue could become a trust funded by sales of the same drug blamed for the opioid crisis Purdue Pharma could become a public trust funded by OxyContin sales as part of a massive settlement over its role in the opioid epidemic, but some pr...
06:44, 2019-09-04

J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, t...
23:00, 2019-05-28

US opioid crisis: experts say payouts from drug makers ‘highly questionable’ Two potential payouts from Johnson & Johnson and Purdue Pharma have provoked varied responsesEfforts to get compensation for the US opioid crisis wit...
08:32, 2019-08-29

As opioid crisis rages on, Justin Trudeau resists pressure to decriminalize Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has refused to pursue decriminalization, even though he's faced pressure from grassroots Liberal party members and his ...
20:24, 2019-05-04

Pennyslvania sues maker of OxyContin, 'jet fuel' of America's opioid crisis Lawsuit is the first against Purdue Pharma to allege in detail a prolific and calculated scheme of pushing drugs on prescribers Dr Jeffrey Bado recei...
01:52, 2019-05-15

Report: Purdue Pharma Offered $10 to $12 Billion for Opioid Crisis Settlement Purdue Pharma, the company that makes the painkiller OxyContin, is offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits over its role fueling the opioid crisi...
07:16, 2019-08-28

Opioid use booming as tramadol crisis emerges in Africa - U.N. drug report Synthetic opioid use is booming, the United Nations said on Wednesday in a worldwide drug report that showed deaths in the United States from overdos...
01:04, 2019-06-26

Two-thirds of Americans blame drug companies for opioid crisis, new poll says About two-thirds of Americans believe drug companies are to blame for the opioid crisis, although nearly as many hold drug users themselves responsib...
01:16, 2019-04-26

John Oliver Revisits the Opioid Crisis on Last Week Tonight, This Time With Some Celebrity Help Back in 2016, John Oliver dedicated an episode of Last Week Tonight to America’s growing opioid crisis. The painkiller epidemic has not improve...
12:00, 2019-04-15

For First Time, Pharmaceutical Distributor Faces Federal Criminal Charges Over Opioid Crisis The charges against the wholesaler, Rochester Drug Cooperative, and two of its former executives marked a new tactic for prosecutors in tackling the ...
18:08, 2019-04-23

Facing fire over opioid crisis, US drugmakers eye a booming new pain market in India As India loosens its stringent narcotics laws, US companies including Johnson & Johnson, Abbott Laboratories and a network affiliated with Purdue Pha...
15:04, 2019-08-27

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma reaches tentative opioid crisis settlement Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said the agreement included more money from the Sackler family, which had become a sticking point during the r...
23:32, 2019-09-11

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General...
00:32, 2019-06-16

Big Pharma’s image sinks to new low amid opioid crisis, high drug prices Martin Shkreli, former CEO of Turing, mocks his way through a congressional hearing on drug pricing and later called lawmakers imbeciles. (credit: CP...
05:32, 2019-09-05

Courtney Love, Infamous Former Addict, Will Not Sell Out to the Sackler Family, Manufacturers of the Opioid Crisis On Monday afternoon, Purdue Pharma heiress Joss Sackler’s fashion brand, LBV Care of Joss Sackler, will send a collection of tote bags and statement ...
07:08, 2019-09-10

Drug company founder, executives convicted of bribe scheme that fueled U.S. opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc and four colleagues were found guilty on Thursday of bribing doctors to prescribe the drugmaker's addictive pai...
21:00, 2019-05-02

Drug makers conspired to worsen the opioid crisis. They have blood on their hands | Chris McGreal Johnson & Johnson and others profited from addiction and death – and yet they still don’t think they’ve done anything wrongJohnson & Johnson came out...
16:32, 2019-08-29

Purdue Pharma chair: Best way to fight opioid crisis is for OxyContin maker to stay in business Purdue Pharma's chairman says the company should still produce OxyContin despite the drugmaker's bankruptcy filing amid the opioid crisis....
18:32, 2019-09-16

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis Move makes the bank the most high-profile corporation to have distanced itself from the OxyContin maker and Sackler familyBanking giant JPMorgan Chas...
22:08, 2019-05-23

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus...
11:16, 2019-06-04

Major Drug Maker Is Close to Settling Case to Avert First Federal Trial in Opioid Crisis Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals announced a tentative agreement to pay $24 million to settle claims brought by two Ohio counties, and to give away $6 mi...
00:40, 2019-09-07

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of it...
19:24, 2019-05-26

Watch: Trump speaks on opioid epidemic, announces state and local grants to tackle crisis The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said the roughly $1.8 billion will be used for expanding access to opioid treatments and gathering c...
20:52, 2019-09-04

Purdue Pharma and state attorneys inch closer to final settlement over opioid crisis involvement Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin, has reportedly reached a tentative agreement with 22 state attorneys general for the first time since t...
22:36, 2019-09-11

Daily on Healthcare: 2020 hopeful John Delaney unveils plan to fight opioid crisis Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:16, 2019-07-02

Hope in the drug crisis: New data show prescription opioid use fell at a historic rate last year Prescription opioid use in the U.S. was down 17% in 2018, marking the single largest annual decline ever recorded, said research firm IQVIA Institute...
12:08, 2019-05-09

To fight opioid crisis, Kentucky middle schoolers build needle database to aid 3D printed collecting device A middle school in Kentucky has built an online database to compliment a needle-collecting device they developed....
22:40, 2019-09-13

Johnson & Johnson to pay $572m for fueling Oklahoma opioid crisis, judge rules Oklahoma becomes first state to successfully sue an opioid manufacturer, a ruling that is sure to affect other drug companiesThe pharmaceutical giant...
03:00, 2019-08-27

Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling opioid crisis in Oklahoma, judge rules In landmark case, Oklahoma is first state to sue an opioid manufacturer in courtAn Oklahoma judge has found Johnson & Johnson liable in a lawsuit cla...
22:36, 2019-08-26

Johnson & Johnson must pay over $572 million for its role in Oklahoma opioid crisis, judge rules FILE – In this July 15, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter speaks during closing arguments in Oklahoma’s ongoing opi...
00:04, 2019-08-27

At trial, Oklahoma says Johnson & Johnson's 'greed' fueled U.S. opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general on Tuesday argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that "gre...
17:56, 2019-05-28

Sackler family 'offer up to $12 billion to settle lawsuits over US opioid crisis' Campaigners battling the US opioid crisis have welcomed reports that Purdue Pharma and its billionaire owners the Sackler family are preparing to pay...
15:44, 2019-08-28

US drug czar James Carroll calls out drug companies for role in opioid crisis Following the landmark ruling in Oklahoma on Monday against Johnson and Johnson that found the company responsible for helping fuel the opioid epidem...
04:32, 2019-08-28

Johnson & Johnson Was Ordered to Pay $572 Million for Its Role in the Opioid Crisis. With Similar Lawsuits Across the Country, That Could Be Just the Beginning An Oklahoma judge ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million for its role in the opioid crisis in a historic ruling on Monday, marking the first t...
06:00, 2019-08-28

Johnson & Johnson found guilty in fueling opioid crisis, ordered to pay $572M by Oklahoma judge Judge Thad Balkman of Cleveland County District Court in Norman, Oklahoma delivered his decision in a lawsuit alleging that J&J's marketing practices...
01:32, 2019-08-27

Johnson & Johnson’s Brand Falters Over Its Role in the Opioid Crisis An Oklahoma court case highlights the health care giant’s role in the epidemic as a leading supplier of opioid ingredients....
02:16, 2019-08-28

Oklahoma, Johnson & Johnson face off in first opioid crisis trial Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid ...
12:36, 2019-05-28

Johnson & Johnson fined $572 million for fuelling opioid crisis Oklahoma's Attorney General accused Johnson & Johnson of a "multi-billion-dollar brainwashing campaign" to get doctors to overprescribe opioids, down...
02:52, 2019-08-27

Johnson & Johnson fined $572 million for fueling opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general accused Johnson & Johnson of a "multi-billion-dollar brainwashing campaign" to get doctors to overprescribe opioids, down...
13:52, 2019-08-27

Opioid crisis: Johnson & Johnson hit by landmark ruling The US pharmaceutical giant must pay $572m for its part in fuelling Oklahoma's painkiller addiction crisis....
12:24, 2019-08-27

Johnson & Johnson to pay $572M in damages over opioid crisis Johnson & Johnson will be forced to pay more than a half-billion dollars in damages after an Oklahoma judge on Monday ruled the drug maker accountabl...
23:40, 2019-08-26

Johnson & Johnson to pay $500M in damages over opioid crisis Johnson & Johnson will be forced to pay more than a half-billion dollars in damages after an Oklahoma judge on Monday ruled the drug maker accountabl...
23:24, 2019-08-26

Local oral surgeons fight opioid epidemic with non-opioid alternative TUCSON- Local oral surgeons are making it their mission to help tackle the opioid epidemic. Doctors Adam Kaiser and Jay Schmidt, oral surgeons in Tuc...
03:36, 2019-08-23

From 'no crisis' to 'breaking point': Mainstream media changes its tune on border crisis amid illegal immigration surge Months after repeatedly dismissing and mocking President Trump’s claim of a national emergency at the Southern U.S. border, mainstream media is grapp...
18:40, 2019-04-11

The mindfulness conspiracy It is sold as a force that can help us cope with the ravages of capitalism, but with its inward focus, mindful meditation may be the enemy of activis...
07:16, 2019-06-14

Our planet is in crisis. But until we call it a crisis, no one will listen | Caleb Redlener, Charlotte Jenkins and Irwin Redlener We study disaster preparedness, and ‘climate change’ is far too mild to describe the existential threat we faceWhen Senator Kamala Harris was asked a...
15:36, 2019-07-31

Why we are addicted to conspiracy theories Outsiders and the disenfranchised have always embraced the existence of wild plots and cover-ups. But now the biggest conspiracy-mongers are in charg...
07:32, 2019-05-02

RECESSION A LIB MEDIA CONSPIRACY TO TAKE DOWN TRUMP??? There are many, many reasons to start freaking out at the possibility that we might be heading toward a global recession—a scenario made all the more...
16:12, 2019-08-19

Revealed: populists far more likely to believe in conspiracy theories Largest survey of its kind uncovers suspicion of vaccines in big part of world populationMethodology: How the Guardian analysed YouGov-Cambridge data...
16:20, 2019-05-01

The FCC says 5G is safe, but that won’t stop conspiracy theorists U.S. agencies now agree that 5G and prior cellular standards pose no known risk to human health, but those who disagree have one more chance to speak...
20:48, 2019-08-09

What Inspired a New Musical? Conspiracy Theories. And Yodeling. Dave Malloy, the “Great Comet” composer, unpacks three songs from “Octet,” his (yes) a cappella musical about digital addiction....
17:32, 2019-05-03

The myth of Eurabia: how a far-right conspiracy theory went mainstream Once an obscure idea confined to the darker corners of the internet, the anti-Islam ideology is now visible in the everyday politics of the west. How...
13:00, 2019-08-16

Are conspiracy theories 'explanations for real problems'? How do conspiracy theories take hold, and why are these 'alternative facts' so hard to counter? American cultural historian Michael Butter explains t...
13:32, 2019-06-21

Ex-CIA officer admits to espionage conspiracy with China ALEXANDRIA, Va. — An ex-CIA officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring with China to commit espionage after receiving a promise from his Chinese ...
11:56, 2019-05-02

FBI: Conspiracy theory ‘extremists’ are a terror threat The FBI has for the first time identified “conspiracy theory-driven domestic extremists” as a terror threat — including the believers in the sh...
21:20, 2019-08-01

Trump Floats Wild Conspiracy About Homelessness Donald Trump sat for an EXCLUSIVE interview with Fox News’ Tucker Carlson during his visit to Japan, published online Monday night, during which he b...
16:24, 2019-07-02

4 siblings get prison time in tax cheat conspiracy NEW YORK (AP) — Four siblings were each sentenced to several months in prison after cooperating with prosecutors in a tax fraud case. U.S. District J...
23:04, 2019-06-26

Feds want ex-prosecutor guilty of conspiracy locked up HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. attorneys want a former Honolulu deputy prosecutor locked up now that jurors have found her guilty of conspiracy in a plot to fr...
20:48, 2019-06-28

The Latest: Ex-prosecutor guilty of conspiracy in custody HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on the detention of a former Honolulu prosecutor convicted of conspiracy (all times local): 11 a.m. A former Honolulu pros...
23:12, 2019-06-28

Why Are Area 51 Conspiracy Theories So Popular? Here’s What Psychologists Say Here’s hoping there are aliens at Area 51. For one thing: they probably have cool spaceships. For another, the extraterrestrials are said to ha...
22:44, 2019-07-29

NYT: Conspiracy theories that 5G phones cause cancer originate from Russia After so many years of talking about the miracle that 5G will be for everything tech-related, it finally happened: 5G is here. “Here” is ...
04:20, 2019-05-14

Britney Spears' mom weighs in on fans' Instagram conspiracy Britney Spears' mother, Lynne, spoke out about a fan conspiracy theory regarding the "Toxic" singer's Instagram comments....
20:32, 2019-06-19

Fugees rapper embroiled in election funding conspiracy One of Barack Obama's favorite rappers has been charged with illegally financing his re-election campaign. He has also been tied to Malaysia's sprawl...
23:04, 2019-05-10

I’m paranoid it’s meat’: the rise of vegan conspiracy theories From KFC’s Imposter burger to Greggs’ sausage roll, meat-a-like foods are now a vegan staple. But these plant-based alternatives are so realistic the...
19:12, 2019-07-02

How the "White Replacement" Conspiracy Theory Spread Around the Globe From pockets in small town Minnesota to Christchurch, New Zealand, a racist conspiracy theory has taken hold—sometimes to deadly consequences....
17:48, 2019-06-21

PewDiePie pulls $50,000 ADL donation after fan backlash and conspiracy theories The controversial YouTuber has announced he will instead be donating to a different charity after doing more research...
16:36, 2019-09-13

Giuliani Goes All in on Conspiracy Theory About DNC Staffer's Murder for Some Reason Just weeks after urging the American public to cool it with spreading unfounded rumors about the jailhouse death of Jeffrey Epstein, former New York ...
21:48, 2019-08-26

The John Wick universe gets its very own conspiracy theorist in this new web series John Wick 4 doesn’t arrive until 2021 but, to tide fans over in the meantime, Lionsgate has released a four-episode spin-off web series titled Truth ...
18:08, 2019-09-06

Ex-CIA officer pleads guilty to espionage conspiracy with China A former CIA officer who is a US citizen from Hong Kong has been charged with conspiring with China to commit espionage. Jerry Chun Shing Lee alleged...
10:36, 2019-05-02

Epstein death triggers flurry of conspiracy theories The apparent suicide of disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein has fueled much speculation online. US President Donald Trump is among those to get on...
11:16, 2019-08-11

Trump's Pick to Run U.S. Intelligence Is a Conspiracy Theorist and Liar Following the abrupt departure of Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, Donald Trump has settled on Rep. John Ratcliffe as his successor, a mo...
22:28, 2019-07-30

Flat Earth: How did YouTube help spread a conspiracy theory? Many people who believe the Earth is not round first heard the idea on YouTube. But how important was the video-sharing website in helping the flat E...
12:36, 2019-07-22

UK oil executive admits role in international corruption conspiracy Basil Al Jarah pleaded guilty after investigation into alleged bribery involving Monaco firmA businessman has admitted his part in an international c...
16:12, 2019-07-19

Conspiracy theories like QAnon could fuel 'extremist' violence, FBI says Social media companies could lessen threat with ‘significant’ crackdown on related content, bureau saysThe FBI has identified prominent conspiracy th...
00:16, 2019-08-02

How Moon Landing Conspiracy Theories Spread Before the Internet Conspiracy theories about the Moon landing have been around for years. Decades, in fact. And while it’s easier than ever to spread false stories than...
16:12, 2019-07-16

Trump Touts Conspiracy Loon Crowning Him 'King of Israel' Fresh off his latest bout of venomous anti-Semitism, President Donald Trump kicked off his Wednesday morning by quoting a deranged conspiracy monger ...
15:56, 2019-08-21

Internet floods with conspiracy theories after Jeffrey Epstein’s death Suggestions that Epstein’s death had something more nefarious behind it began popping up almost immediately after news of his death was reported....
05:24, 2019-08-11

Ex-Fugees rapper charged in campaign finance conspiracy case One of the founding members of the 1990s hip-hop group the Fugees has been charged in a campaign finance conspiracy that took place during the 2012 p...
15:16, 2019-05-13

2 found guilty of conspiracy to give Islamic State support CHICAGO (AP) — Two suburban Chicago men accused of giving cellphones to an undercover FBI agent to be used as detonators for bombs have been convicte...
03:24, 2019-06-21

Judge in Sandy Hook conspiracy lawsuits reports threats WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge overseeing lawsuits by families of Sandy Hook shooting victims against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones say...
00:12, 2019-06-22

William Barr tries to tamp down Epstein suicide conspiracy theories Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that he has seen no evidence to contradict the determination that Jeffrey Epstein died of suicide by han...
14:40, 2019-08-22

Trump Is Already Pushing Conspiracy Theories about Jeffrey Epstein's Death After the death of accused sex-trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, Donald Trump promoted conspiracy theories online....
18:12, 2019-08-11

Trump Is Very, Very Mad About Facebook's Latest Purge of Conspiracy Theorists and Far-Right Trolls This week, Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram banned a number of far-right figures, including white supremacists and conspiracy theorists, in a so...
15:52, 2019-05-05

State commission backs judge’s censure over conspiracy posts MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — County commissioners in Tennessee have voted in support of censuring a criminal court judge who posted links to anti-immigratio...
14:12, 2019-05-14

Retired Baltimore police officer pleads guilty to conspiracy BALTIMORE (AP) — A retired Baltimore police sergeant accused of planting a BB gun at the scene of an arrest and telling another officer to lie about ...
20:52, 2019-06-05

Conspiracy Theories Can Have Dangerous Consequences. Here’s Why Experts Say We Can No Longer Ignore Them Conspiracy theories, both powerful and enduring, can wreak havoc on society. In recent years, fringe ideas prompted a gunman to storm a Washington, D...
18:40, 2019-08-15

Moon landing conspiracy theories: Why some think the Apollo 11 mission was fake Despite being heralded as one of the greatest human achievements ever, just half a century later 1 in 10 Americans still claim the 1969 moon landing ...
13:48, 2019-07-22

Harem Conspiracy: Multiple Assailants Killed Ramses III, Embalmers Hid it A theory about the assassination of Ramses III has been confirmed by researchers at the University in Cairo. They say that he was killed by multiple ...
20:32, 2019-08-27

Harem Conspiracy Proof: Multiple Assailants Killed Ramses III A theory about the assassination of Ramses III was confirmed by researchers at the University in Cairo, revealing the true gruesome details of his mu...
00:00, 2019-08-28

South Africa's Zuma blames conspiracy at corruption inquiry Ex-president Jacob Zuma has appeared in court, claiming to have been the victim of a campaign of vilification. He faces corruption charges over milit...
11:24, 2019-07-15

Hillary Clinton rips Trump over new voter conspiracy theory Hillary Clinton threw some major shade at President Trump on Monday night after he tried bashing her on Twitter earlier in the day. “Wow, Repor...
05:32, 2019-08-20

Devin Nunes mocks Dems’ ‘last gasp’ at Mueller conspiracy Rep. Devin Nunes on Wednesday mocked Democrats for having former special counsel Robert Mueller testify about his investigation into Russian election...
22:36, 2019-07-24

Watch: Kathy Griffin says conspiracy investigation inspired new film Kathy Griffin explained how being investigated for conspiracy to assassinate the president influenced her to make the documentary-comedy special "A H...
16:00, 2019-08-13

Epic Games Store criticism has devolved into conspiracy theories Epic Games Store is the subject of many gaming conspiracy theories. But it isn't a tool of the Chinese government, and it isn't spyware.Read More...
21:56, 2019-08-06

Conspiracy Theories Might Sound Crazy, But Here’s Why Experts Say We Can No Longer Ignore Them Conspiracy theories, both powerful and enduring, can wreak havoc on society. In recent years, fringe ideas prompted a gunman to storm a Washington, D...
18:04, 2019-08-19

Exclusive: DNA solves Rudolf Hess doppelgänger conspiracy theory Adolf Hitler's deputy flew to Scotland in 1941 and was imprisoned for the rest of his life. But was the man in Spandau really Rudolf Hess? Now a DNA ...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Dad of Sandy Hook victim wins suit against conspiracy theorists The dad of a Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim won a defamation lawsuit this week against conspiracy theorists who wrote a book claiming t...
17:24, 2019-06-18

Trevor Noah: Jeffrey Epstein's plea deal 'was the conspiracy' Late-night hosts consider the conspiracy-laden fallout – including the president’s – from Epstein’s apparent suicide in jailNews broke on Saturday mo...
19:20, 2019-08-13

Stephen Colbert Has Doubts About the Clinton-Epstein Conspiracy Theory After President Trump promoted a theory that the Clintons had masterminded Jeffrey Epstein’s death, Colbert said, “They couldn’t even mastermind a vi...
08:48, 2019-08-13

Spinning conspiracy theories won’t help us prevent another Chernobyl | Serhii Plokhy Despite the TV show and the author’s landmark book, the truth about Chernobyl is still contestedDid it really happen? Was it really so bad? Is it tru...
09:16, 2019-08-18

Fox News Fell for an Elaborate Conspiracy Made Up By Russian Intelligence The conspiracy theory around Seth Rich's death, one of Sean Hannity's favorites, wasn't just organic internet rumor....
21:44, 2019-07-09

Looks Like a Full-Blown Conspiracy Theorist Is Challenging Ilhan Omar On Tuesday morning, President Donald Trump set his sights on Minnesota and it’s Fifth District Congresswoman, Rep. Ilhan Omar, declaring her an “Amer...
01:08, 2019-07-24

Operation Avalanche, the only good conspiracy—fake the Moon landing, get promoted [credit: Zapruder Films ] With this weekend's 50th annivers...
17:08, 2019-07-20

Moon landing facts and conspiracy theories: Why do so many people think Apollo 11 was fake? Conspiracy theories surrounding the moon landings continue to circulate, despite a huge body of evidence to the contrary....
12:04, 2019-07-16

Brother of Manchester concert bombing denies murder, conspiracy charges LONDON — The brother of the suicide bomber who killed almost two dozen people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester appeared in court Thursday to...
12:56, 2019-07-18

The OA fans are dancing up some pretty wild conspiracy theories about the show's cancellation [Note: This article contains spoilers for the second—and final?—season of The OA]...
06:52, 2019-08-09

Trump as "King of Israel": The President Promotes a Conspiracy Theorist's Claim Trump shared a claim that he was the "King of Israel" while also accusing Jews who vote for Democrats of being "disloyal to Israel."...
00:36, 2019-08-22

‘Absolute f****** idiots’ - Wiggins hits out at Froome injury conspiracy theorists "Bradley Wiggins has lashed out at conspiracy theorists doubting Chris Froome\u0027s injuries on social media. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show ...
11:57, 2019-09-16

Epstein conspiracy theories are farfetched – but can you blame people? | Jill Filipovic Mishandling of the billionaire’s case has prompted a crisis of public trust. The investigation must continueJeffrey Epstein, the shady businessman ac...
18:00, 2019-08-14

QAnon conspiracy nuts are finding clues in Adam Sandler's Murder Mystery Murder Mystery, Adam Sandler’s latest film for Netflix, isn’t too terrible. It’s on the affably goofy (rather than obnoxiously crude) end of the Happ...
20:32, 2019-06-27

‘Get smart people!’: Trump reacts to ISIS support conspiracy arrest in Tucson TUCSON – The Old Pueblo is back in the national spotlight after President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to share his thoughts about the ...
19:20, 2019-07-30

Pewdiepie Rescinds $50,000 Pledge To Jewish Charity After Fans Spread Conspiracy Theories After Felix “Pewdiepie” Kjellberg pledged to make a plush donation of $50,000 to the Anti-Defamation League, an advocacy group founded to combat anti...
19:08, 2019-09-12

Terrence K. Williams Defends President Trump Retweeting Epstein Conspiracy Theory The conservative comedian and commentator said that President Trump wasn't necessarily endorsing the theory....
22:16, 2019-08-14

Conway defends Trump retweeting a baseless Epstein conspiracy theory, saying he wants 'everything to be investigated' REUTERS/Joshua Roberts White House adviser Kellyanne Conway downplayed President Donald Trump's retweeting of an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory a...
02:28, 2019-08-12

Fishy business: StarKist ordered to pay $100m in tuna price-fixing conspiracy Fine stems from broad collusion scheme that included Bumble Bee Foods and Chicken of the Sea, the industry’s top companiesA federal judge in San Fran...
22:36, 2019-09-12

Back At It Again: Conspiracy Theorist-in-Chief Attempts to Connect Epstein Death to Clintons The Leader of the (allegedly) Free World is once again circulating baseless conspiracy theories—this time concerning the suicide death of disgraced f...
19:24, 2019-08-11

Matt Shea: the Republican who stokes fears of civil war and fuels conspiracy theories The Washington state representative has spoken on podcast topics on the ‘US civil war’, the ‘balkanization’ of the US and ‘communists’In podcasts rec...
09:20, 2019-05-09

Former federal prosecutors explain where the Epstein investigation goes now and dismiss 'far-fetched' conspiracy theories Reuters Now that convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has died of an apparent suicide while in federal custody, questions remain concerning what w...
02:28, 2019-08-12

Foster the People Guy Spending His Days Fostering Epstein Death Conspiracy Theories All the other kids with the pumped up kicks better uhhhh come up with another crazed conspiracy theory about Jeffrey Epstein’s death....
20:44, 2019-08-12

Danny Masterson, Church of Scientology sued for conspiracy to cover up sexual assaults "Once her lawsuit is thrown out, I intend to sue her and the others who jumped on the bandwagon for the damage they caused me and my family," Masters...
21:04, 2019-08-15

Seth Rich Conspiracy Spread by Fox News Linked to Russian Intelligence: Report A stunning report published Tuesday by Yahoo News identifies a Russian intelligence service as the origin of a conspiracy theory connecting the unsol...
20:44, 2019-07-09

Robert Mueller: not enough evidence to prove a criminal conspiracy with Russia in 2016 election Special counsel Robert Mueller today broke his two-year silence on his investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the US presidential elec...
17:28, 2019-05-29

Felicity Huffman faces sentencing for fraud, conspiracy in college admissions scandal Actress Felicity Huffman is scheduled to be sentenced by a federal judge on Friday for her role in the sweeping college admissions scandal for which ...
15:24, 2019-09-13

Trump Retweets Some Bullshit and Twitter Suspends the Conspiracy-Laced Account That Posted It Trump is the president of the United States but he hasn’t let that job get in the way of his actual work—being a Grade A, self-centered Twitter troll...
17:36, 2019-07-31

Trump Quotes Conservative Conspiracy Theorist Who Calls Him the ‘King of Israel’ and ‘The Second Coming of God’ Wayne Allyn Root, a conservative Christian radio host who hasn’t met a conspiracy theory that he hasn’t pushed to his batshit crazy audience of liste...
21:08, 2019-08-21

Jeffrey Epstein conspiracy theorists peddling sci-fi novel written by AG William Barr’s late dad A little known science fiction book penned by the late father of US Attorney General William Barr is being sold online at astronomical prices by sell...
20:20, 2019-08-16

In Cold Case Hammarskjöld, a gonzo journalist spins a wild conspiracy theory What really happened to Dag Hammarskjöld? Was the plane crash that killed the United Nations secretary-general and 15 others on the night of Septembe...
21:12, 2019-08-14

Moon landing conspiracy theories: Here's why some people think the Apollo 11 mission was fake It was heralded as one of the greatest moments in history but half a century later, 1 in 10 Americans believe that the 1969 moon landing was faked....
14:44, 2019-07-19

Britney Spears, clad in a bikini, shares conspiracy theory about paparazzi pics Spears accused the media of Photoshopping her bikini pictures and perpetuating conspiracies against her.        ...
18:12, 2019-06-10

John Mayer isn't dating Kourtney Kardashian – and has a conspiracy theory about the rumor John Mayer doesn't know who is telling people that he's dating Kourtney Kardashian, but he has his suspicions it's coming from the Kar...
14:52, 2019-05-14

Lawyer says suspect in mob boss killing believed online QAnon conspiracy theories and did it for Trump Screenshot via YouTube A lawyer for the New York man who was charged with killing an alleged mob boss reportedly says he did so to help President Do...
00:16, 2019-07-22

YouTuber Marina Joyce Reported Missing Years After Involvement in Infamous Internet Conspiracy The search is on to locate YouTube personality Marina Joyce after she went missing from London earlier this week. A spokesperson with the Met Polic...
02:52, 2019-08-10

Celebrities react to Jeffrey Epstein's death with conspiracy theories about Donald Trump, Russia Disgraced multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein's death from an apparent suicide inside his Manhattan jail cell has prompted a frenzy of speculation from ...
19:40, 2019-08-12

German city offers €1 million prize to prove conspiracy theory it doesn't exist The so-called Bielefeld conspiracy has become somewhat of a joke in popular culture. Now the city is offering €1 million to anyone can prove there is...
12:44, 2019-08-21

Froome targets 2019 return, 2020 glory, and slams ‘ridiculous’ conspiracy theories "“I guess the fact that I can’t remember anything means it’s not going to haunt me in that sense.”"...
11:12, 2019-09-13

Britney Spears flaunts bikini body while firing back at online conspiracy theorists Britney Spears fired back at online conspiracy theorists in the only way she knows how, by flaunting her toned body and keen fashion sense. ...
17:04, 2019-05-29

Why Apollo’s Stars and Stripes US flag 'flaps' in notorious Moon landing conspiracy theory A NAGGING conspiracy theory surrounding the Moon landing and a fluttering American flag has been debunked – destroying claims the momentous mission w...
11:24, 2019-07-19

Moon Landing Conspiracy Theorists Biting Dust On the 50th Anniversary of First Lunar Mission Today, July 20 2019, at precisely 4:17:40PM ET, it is exactly fifty years since the Apollo Lunar Module ‘Eagle’ touched down on the Moon and while an...
16:52, 2019-07-20

Moon landing conspiracy theories debunked: Why do so many people think the landings were faked and what do they claim happened? Despite a huge body of evidence to the contrary, conspiracy theories surrounding the moon landings have continued to circulate....
14:32, 2019-07-12

Fox News pundits are using white supremacist language tied to 'The Great Replacement' conspiracy theory INSIDER's Manny Ocbazghi opines that Fox News pundits have been echoing white supremacist talking points during segments on immigration. These talkin...
01:20, 2019-08-06

Anti-vaxxers continue spreading wild conspiracy theories amid measles outbreak BROOKLYN, NY - JUNE 04: Anti-vaccine activist Del Bigtree speaks with journalists before entering an anti-vaccine symposium on June 4, 2019. (credi...
23:52, 2019-06-06

Anthony Davis gave up a $4 million bonus to help the Lakers and fans on Twitter believe it's part of a grand conspiracy Jeff Chiu/AP Anthony Davis is waiving his $4 million trade kicker, according to ESPN. Davis is also keeping the No. 23 as a gift from teammate LeBr...
23:48, 2019-06-27

Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman pleads guilty to conspiracy charges in NXIVM sex cult case Seagram's liquor heiress Clare Bronfman pleaded guilty on Friday in a widely publicized case accusing a cult-like upstate New York group of creating ...
02:44, 2019-04-20

Seagram's heiress Clare Bronfman pleads guilty to conspiracy charges in NXIVM sex cult case Seagram's liquor heiress Clare Bronfman pleaded guilty on Friday in a widely publicized case accusing a cult-like upstate New York group of creating ...
03:00, 2019-04-20

Rebecca Zahau's Final Days: A Tragic Accident, Conspiracy Theories and a Family That Insists Her Death Wasn't a Suicide To be clear, there is no official murder investigation into the death of Rebecca Zahau. But not for lack of trying by her family, who eight years la...
12:24, 2019-06-01

'Don't deport Melania' goes viral after comedian Trevor Noah devises a joke conspiracy theory about Trump's immigration policies Chip Somodevilla/Getty Image The "Daily Show" host and comedian Trevor Noah devised a viral conspiracy theory that President Donald Trump is targeti...
02:12, 2019-08-16

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

PewDiePie pulls $50,000 ADL donation to after fan backlash and 'conspiracy theories' The controversial YouTuber has announced he will instead be donating to a different charity after doing more research...
16:00, 2019-09-13

NBA Draft Lottery 2019: Conspiracy theories that make us wonder if the lottery is rigged This year's draft lottery probably wasn't rigged, but let's revisit some that might have been...
03:32, 2019-05-15

James Holzhauer names his favorite (albeit wrong) conspiracy theory about 'Jeopardy!' loss "Oh, I love the conspiracy theories," former "Jeopardy!" champion James Holzhauer said in a recent interview.        ...
16:00, 2019-06-05

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....
02:32, 2019-09-11

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

One Opioid-Pushing Executive Down, 1,210,392 to Go Former billionaire and pharmaceutical executive John Kapoor and four co-defendants were found guilty Thursday of racketeering conspiracy in a landmar...
06:52, 2019-05-03

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain na...
19:12, 2019-05-26

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

I went from cop to opioid drug dealer in one month Mark Restivo, 39, had dreamed of being on the NYPD since he was 5 years old. But when he was injured on the job and made to retire after only a few y...
02:16, 2019-07-18

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

Open the way for opioid-free pain reduction It’s the No.1 reason patients in America visit the doctor. And it’s often misunderstood, stigmatized, and under-resourced....
11:32, 2019-06-04

Opioid overdose more likely if family member has prescription Opioid overdoses may be much more likely to happen in families when somebody in the household has been prescribed these drugs, a U.S. study suggests....
20:12, 2019-06-24

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it o...
01:56, 2019-05-29

Prenatal opioid exposure may lower IQ in babies Children who were prenatally exposed to opioids went on to have lower IQ points than those who weren't exposed to the medications....
22:04, 2019-07-12

More millennials, Gen Z are dying of opioid overdoses, researchers say Death rates from drug overdoses for people between the ages of 15 and 24 rose by 19.75% from 2006 to 2015, according to a study published in the peer...
07:08, 2019-04-25

Hard-hit Pennsylvania to sue drugmaker over opioid epidemic PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The attorney general of Pennsylvania says he’s filing a lawsuit accusing a pharmaceutical giant of fueling the opioid epide...
16:32, 2019-05-14

Opioid overdose victims die with other substances in their system About 82 percent of deaths that involved opioids also and included other substances like cocaine or methamphetamine....
22:00, 2019-05-29

As opioid settlements grow, so do questions about the money OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s legal fight against the opioid industry has racked up settlements and judgments of nearly $1 billion. As the nu...
01:36, 2019-08-28

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a prec...
01:32, 2019-05-29

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addi...
17:52, 2019-07-10

How a beloved HIV doctor became one of New York’s top opioid distributors For HIV-positive New Yorkers, Dr. Joseph Olivieri was a lifeline. “I stood 5-foot-11 and weighed 138 pounds when I started seeing Dr. Olivieri in 200...
06:36, 2019-08-11

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to ...
03:24, 2019-07-19

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a...
23:04, 2019-05-31

Oklahoma judge wants more answers on $85M opioid settlement NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge is declining to approve the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid maker until he’...
00:36, 2019-06-11

Opioid painkillers 'must carry prominent warnings' The health secretary announces a plan to tackle a dramatic rise in the use of addictive prescription drugs....
11:00, 2019-04-28

People who need opioid overdose antidote aren't getting it Nine million more prescriptions for the antidote to opioid overdose could have been prescribed last year if medical providers had followed federal gu...
19:56, 2019-08-06

The NIH Hopes a New Study in 4 States Can Cut Opioid Deaths by 40%. Here’s How The National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Thursday announced an ambitious new study that’s meant to reduce opioid-related deaths by 40% in com...
18:12, 2019-04-19

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, a...
21:16, 2019-07-12

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal...
05:32, 2019-06-06

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder ...
18:20, 2019-07-16

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
01:16, 2019-06-19

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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17:32, 2019-08-21

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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