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Patients should not be prescribed melatonin for jet lag on NHS, review finds

Patients should not be prescribed melatonin for jet lag on the NHS, a new expert review has concluded....

Patients should not be prescribed melatonin for jet lag on NHS, review finds

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Melatonin should not be offered by NHS to treat jet lag – review Independent review says evidence for using hormone for jet lag remains poor The hormone melatonin should not be available on the NHS to help treat je...
10:52, 2020-01-14

4 Your Health: Survey finds many adults not taking prescribed heart medication because of cost (NBC News)- Many adults are not taking their prescribed heart medication because of the cost. Researchers looked at survey results from over 14,000 h...
22:52, 2019-11-25

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

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

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

Bot Bias: Study Finds a Medical Algorithm Favors White Patients Over Sicker Black Ones An algorithm used by major hospitals and healthcare providers misjudged how sick black patients were compared with their white counterparts, allowing...
05:20, 2019-10-25

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

Melatonin for sleep: What to know Melatonin is a hormone that the body produces when it gets dark to signal that it is time to go to sleep. Melatonin supplements can help people with ...
00:00, 2019-05-16

Melatonin should not be made available on NHS to treat jet lag Independent review says evidence for using hormone for jet lag remains poor The hormone melatonin should not be available on the NHS to help treat je...
08:48, 2020-01-14

Melatonin: Is it safe for babies? Melatonin is a hormone in the body, and taking supplementary melatonin can help adults get to sleep. But is it safe for babies and kids? Find out her...
21:48, 2019-12-06

Is Melatonin Safe to Take Every Night? Americans aren’t sleeping well. Roughly 80% of U.S. adults say they struggle to fall asleep at least one night a week, according to a recent Co...
13:16, 2019-10-01

What doctors say about using melatonin as a jet lag cure Melatonin is generally thought to be a safe, short-term solution for jet lag. But how does it work? When to take it — and how much? And, is it safe f...
08:48, 2020-01-03

Toronto’s CAMH changing day-pass system, installing fences after review of escaped patients A prominent Toronto psychiatric hospital says it will implement all recommendations made by an external panel that probed recent cases of patients wi...
16:28, 2019-12-18

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

Is melatonin safe during pregnancy? Researchers don't have enough data Natalia Deriabina / Shutterstock Melatonin affects many systems and there are no long-term data to recommend whether it's safe during pregnancy, or n...
00:32, 2019-12-12

Review: The Tap Dancer Dormeshia Finds Her Groove, and Then Some In the stellar “And Still You Must Swing” at the Joyce Theater, she is joined by Jason Samuels Smith, Derick K. Grant and Camille A. Brown....
20:44, 2019-12-04

‘Zeroville’ Review: An Innocent Finds a New Religion A near-catatonic James Franco plays a movie-obsessed innocent in “Zeroville,” a painful head trip through 1970s Hollywood....
13:12, 2019-09-19

Friday's Best Deals: iPad Air, Melatonin Gummies, Ulta Sale, and More A Bizzy Coffee exclusive, Ninja Foodi, Fast & Furious collection, and Backcountry camping gear sale lead off Friday’s best deals from around the ...
17:40, 2019-08-02

Asylum approvals almost always right, German review finds - report Nearly all decisions to grant migrants asylum in Germany were justified, officials found after reviewing some 62,000 claims, according to a newspaper...
11:44, 2019-09-19

Review: Jojo Rabbit Finds Humor in the Third Reich Taika Waititi pulls double duty as director and star of Jojo Rabbit, playing a child’s imaginary friend in the form of Hitler....
20:44, 2019-10-07

Review: Public Works Finds the Heroism in ‘Hercules’ With shrewd casting and amateur performers joining professionals onstage, a middling 1997 animated Disney musical becomes a pageant of civic engageme...
20:44, 2019-09-02

Wednesday's Best Deals: Air Fryers, Nintendo Switch Games, Melatonin Gummies, and More A stacked air fryer combo, Nintendo Switch digital games, and melatonin gummies lead off a Wednesday’s best deals....
17:20, 2019-06-12

Prescribed exercise may help treat depression An exercise regimen prescribed by a health professional may activate cannabinoid molecules in the brain, which could have a positive effect on depres...
22:24, 2019-08-14

Prescribed Zantac heartburn medicine recall in UK Doctors are being told stop prescribing four types of Zantac, also known as ranitidine, as a "precaution"....
18:16, 2019-10-08

Benzodiazepines and z-drugs are prescribed more in poorer areas Over 14 million prescriptions for benzodiazepine and z-drugs were made in England in 2017, with more being filled in areas of socioeconomic deprivati...
18:52, 2019-10-23

‘Black Mirror’ review: Series finds provocative overlap of tech, sex Two college friends have a virtual affair with each other in the Season 5 premiere of the Netflix sci-fi series “Black Mirror.” In the first — and mo...
01:48, 2019-06-08

Miley Cyrus: She Is Coming review – pop chameleon finds her true colours (RCA Records)Once shuttling awkwardly between different personas, Cyrus draws together all sides of her personality with this new EPFew pop stars ric...
15:48, 2019-05-31

‘Lucy Barton’ Review: Laura Linney Finds Her Perfect Match Ideally cast as a plain-spoken woman made of quiet steel, she acts the way Elizabeth Strout writes in this compelling adaptation of the 2016 novel....
05:16, 2020-01-16

See smoke? Prescribed burn scheduled at Rincon Mountains TUCSON – A prescribed burn is being held on Mica Mountains in the Saguaro Wilderness of the Rincon Mountain District near Saguaro National Park...
01:44, 2019-05-15

Saguaro National Park conducting prescribed burn TUCSON – Saguaro National Park officials are reigniting a prescribed burn in the Rincon Mountains this weekend. Officials say the Mica Bowl pre...
02:48, 2019-05-19

If opioids are prescribed to a family member, overdose may be more likely: U.S. study Even when a family member gets lower doses of opioids, the overdose risk is almost three times higher than in a family where nobody has been prescrib...
20:52, 2019-06-24

Prescribed Reading: What You Should Read to Understand the Measles Epidemic In her Prescribed Reading column, Abigail Zuger looks at books exploring the immune system and the tumultuous history of vaccination....
23:32, 2019-04-17

Doctor-prescribed addiction: How these Canadians got hooked on opioids "I had a fentanyl patch on my left arm, I was taking 20 Percocets a day, and 160 milligrams OxyContin at the same time."...
15:28, 2019-07-29

Justice Department review of Mueller probe finds errors, but no political bias The Justice Department’s chief watchdog on Monday said probers found multiple errors but no evidence of political bias by the FBI when it opened a pr...
21:16, 2019-12-09

Review: Kanye West finds God (and Chick-fil-A) on frustrating new album 'Jesus is King' Kanye West's “Jesus is King” arrived midday Friday, finding the rapper at a musical crossroads as he reckons with newfound religion.   ...
23:08, 2019-10-25

Critic’s Pick: Review: ‘Gentleman Jack’ Finds a Swaggering Woman in Want of a Wife Suranne Jones is a force of nature in a rollicking HBO period piece, created by Sally Wainwright....
16:32, 2019-04-21

Fighting wildfires with prescribed burns often falls short in US West KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Calif. — The thick scent of smoke hung in the midday air when a trail along the Kings River opened up to an ominous scene...
23:40, 2019-08-12

Wildfire smoke worse for kids' health than prescribed burns (Reuters Health) - Children who are exposed to smoke from wildfires may experience a greater health impact than those exposed to smoke from prescribe...
23:12, 2019-06-05

Commonly prescribed anticholinergic drugs linked to dementia risk A widely used group of drugs -- anticholinergics -- used for everything from depression to allergies and gastrointestinal conditions to Parkinson's d...
21:56, 2019-06-24

Critic’s Pick: Review: Taylor Mac’s ‘Gary’ Finds Hope and Humor on a Pile of Corpses This comedic sequel to “Titus Andronicus” finds Nathan Lane and Kristine Nielsen cleaning up after a Shakespearean blood bath....
04:20, 2019-04-22

Mentally ill woman who killed mother with a scarf was failed by health trust, review finds A mentally ill woman who had committed extremely violent offences did not see a psychiatrist for six months before she relapsed and killed her mother...
12:16, 2019-07-23

The current way oral birth control is prescribed can be costly, ineffective: study The pill is typically dispensed in three-month increments, but researchers say there's a better way....
15:28, 2019-07-30

A medical algorithm affecting 200 million patients has steered black patients away from getting higher-quality care, showing just how biased artificial intelligence can be Courtesy ChenMed A new study in the journal Science just found a widely-used algorithm gave more complex treatment to white patients than sicker blac...
00:52, 2019-10-25

Prescribed heartburn medicine Zantac recalled in UK over fears it may contain cancer-causing chemical A popular type of heartburn medicine is being recalled in the UK as a "precautionary measure" due to concerns the product may contain a cancer-causin...
19:40, 2019-10-08

A diabetic groom-to-be died after switching to $25 over-the-counter insulin to cut costs. His prescribed insulin cost nearly $1,200. AP/Judith Garcia Josh Wilkerson died after taking a cheaper insulin instead of the $1,200 prescription brand a doctor recommended for his Type 1 dia...
03:32, 2019-08-08

Review: 'Shazam!' finds lightning in a bottle with Zachary Levi's family-friendly superhero DC Comics' satisfying new film 'Shazam!' takes a family-centric, lighthearted approach to superheroes with Zachary Levi as the man-chi...
10:40, 2019-04-09

Streaming Movie Review: ‘Unicorn Store’ Review: When It’s Never Time to Put Away Childish Things The message of the movie, directed by and starring Brie Larson, is that there’s no one-size-fits-all formula for adulthood....
21:08, 2019-04-11

Streaming Movie Review: ‘See You Yesterday’ Review: An All-Too-Real Time-Travel Fantasy Stefon Bristol’s film imagines what “Back to the Future” might look like with a black cast. The stakes turn out to be significantly higher....
13:52, 2019-05-17

Streaming Movie Review: ‘Thriller’ Review: High School Slasher Offers Nothing New The diversity of its cast is refreshing, but the rest is a haphazard assemblage of recycled parts from other, better horror movies....
19:00, 2019-04-25

Streaming Movie Review: ‘A Fortunate Man’ Review: A Danish Engineer Strives for Success Adapted from the Danish author Henrik Pontoppidan’s turn-of-the-20th-century novel “Lucky Per,” the film hoists subtext so high that it surpasses tex...
21:32, 2019-05-02

Streaming Movie Review: ‘Someone Great’ Review: After a Breakup, One Last Night on the Town Netflix’s contribution to the “girls’ night out” genre has its clichés, but the cast has ample chemistry to pull it off....
20:20, 2019-04-18

Streaming Movie Review: Shéhérazade Review: Love in the Mean Streets of Marseille The options are few and most of them involve risk or further deprivation for these French teenagers who face the world with little support....
13:40, 2019-05-10

Streaming Movie Review: ‘The Silence’ Review: Fleeing Winged Peril for a Quieter Place If “Bird Box” seemed like an ocular companion to the aural deprivation of “A Quiet Place,” this new film feels like a kind of prequel....
18:28, 2019-04-12

Streaming Movie Review: ‘Homecoming’ Review: Beyoncé the Creator Centered on her 2018 Coachella performance, the film is, above all, about Beyoncé, who as writer, director and executive producer asserts her power a...
16:36, 2019-04-17

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

Snapshots of My Patients Thumbnail images in electronic health records provide insights into the patients we care for....
12:08, 2019-12-12

Should Family Members See Patients Die in the I.C.U.? Studies suggest that relatives don’t distract the medical team or interfere with decision-making when a patient is in cardiac arrest....
11:44, 2019-10-25

Before I die: a day with terminally ill patients – video What does it feel like to know you’re dying? In episode two of Death Land, Leah Green meets people who are facing up to the end of their lives. She f...
18:00, 2019-11-19

These Patients Are Hard to Treat A study examined a popular approach that coordinated care for the most expensive patients, and found that the project did not reduce hospital admissi...
23:12, 2020-01-08

What I have learned from my suicidal patients A GP has minutes to try to convince a person that life is worth living. It’s a challenge that brings rare rewards. By Gavin FrancisEdinburgh’s old Ro...
07:20, 2019-11-22

Cancer patients get new wheels TUCSON – Young cancer patients got new wheels on Monday. The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society teamed up with Tucson Subaru to gift bikes to children bat...
22:28, 2019-09-23

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

Boris Johnson said patients should have to pay to use the NHS so they will 'value' it more Getty Boris Johnson called for patients to be charged to use the NHS in order to prevent free care being "abused" by people who can afford to pay, in...
17:32, 2019-12-03

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

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

CDC says almost all vaping illness patients end up hospitalized Almost all patients with a mysterious vaping-related lung disease have been hospitalized, with about half ending up in the intensive care unit, Cente...
19:56, 2019-10-11

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

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

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

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

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

French doctor still treating patients at 98 When French doctor Christian Chenay saw his first patients in 1951, penicillin was state of the art....
18:00, 2019-11-22

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The GP practice where patients can share appointments Group sessions allow more GP time and the chance to meet others with the same illness, advocates say....
01:28, 2020-01-12

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

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

Hospital may have accidentally exposed over 1,000 patients to HIV and other viruses A hospital in Indiana says it may have exposed as many as 1,182 of its patients to a variety of serious diseases including HIV, hepatitis C, and hepa...
21:28, 2019-11-25

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

'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

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

Vaping Patients May Be Prone to Relapse, C.D.C. Warns New findings indicate the outbreak of severe lung injuries may have peaked, but cases are still surfacing. The agency is urging doctors to monitor pe...
20:04, 2019-12-20

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

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

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

California allows patients to buy HIV prevention meds without prescription California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday signed legislation allowing patients to buy HIV prevention pills without a doctor’s prescription....
22:44, 2019-10-08

Stents no better than drugs for many heart patients: U.S. study Many patients with severe but stable heart disease who routinely undergo invasive procedures to clear and prop open clogged arteries would do as well...
21:36, 2019-11-16

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

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

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

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

2 patients diagnosed in China with pneumonic plague Two people were reportedly diagnosed with the highly infectious, potentially fatal pneumonic plague in a hospital in Beijing recently, Chinese author...
12:44, 2019-11-13

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

CVS to increase genetic testing for some cancer patients CVS Health Corp said on Thursday it will make it easier for patients with advanced cancer enrolled in some Aetna insurance plans to receive broad gen...
18:20, 2019-12-12

A Prescription of Poetry to Help Patients Speak Their Minds Doctors at several major hospitals are experimenting with poems as a source of psychological relief and connection....
15:16, 2019-12-01

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

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

'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

New Therapies Help Patients With Dementia Cope With Depression Many patients with cognitive impairment have anxiety or depression, but standard treatments are difficult for people with memory issues....
07:20, 2019-12-08

Most patients with access to electronic medical records not using it (Reuters Health) - Only about one in 10 discharged hospital patients given access to their electronic medical records go online to take a look, a U.S...
23:48, 2019-11-06

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Health strike: Patients set to be hit by week of cancellations More than 10,000 outpatient appointments and surgeries will not go ahead on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday....
11:04, 2019-12-02

US hospitals turn away patients as ransomware strikes Three hospitals in Alabama were forced to close their doors to all but the most critical new patients....
12:24, 2019-10-02

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Drug exports restricted 'to protect NHS patients' Hormone replacement therapy, contraceptives and adrenaline pens are all on the government's list....
01:48, 2019-10-03

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

Deafblind doctor: I was told not to touch patients A student set to become the NHS's first deaf and blind doctor describes discrimination she has faced....
21:40, 2019-10-02

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In health care, does “hotspotting” make patients better? The new health care practice of “hotspotting” — in which providers identify very high-cost patients and attempt to reduce their medical spending whil...
23:16, 2020-01-08

More U.S. heart disease patients may be choosing to die at home (Reuters Health) - Fewer U.S. patients with cardiovascular disease are dying in hospitals and more of them are dying at home, a new analysis suggests...
21:44, 2019-10-07

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

Streaming Movie Review: ‘Guava Island’ Review: Donald Glover’s Island Getaway Is a Casual Charmer The star, along with Rihanna and his “Atlanta” collaborators, crafts a freewheeling paean to the pleasures of taking it easy....
19:32, 2019-04-13

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

GP Manish Shah guilty of sex assaults on 23 female patients Manish Shah cited Angelina Jolie and Jade Goody to instil fear in his patients about their health....
17:20, 2019-12-10

Pharmacy benefit managers are working hard for patients Congressional leaders like Sens. Chuck Grassley, Kevin Cramer, and others are advancing critically important work to address prescription drug pricin...
15:40, 2019-11-08

Algorithms helping patients on ventilators at London hospitals The tests follow the discovery that ventilators can be both lifesaving and dangerous for patients....
13:12, 2019-11-07

The VA is rolling out Apple Health Records to its 9 million patients This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your ...
15:36, 2019-11-07

Lonely heart patients more likely to die within year of leaving hospital Patients hospitalized for heart problems may be at greater risk of dying within a year of discharge when they live alone or feel lonely, a Danish stu...
21:20, 2019-11-07

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

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

Patients more likely to seek psychiatric help after weight-loss surgery After weight-loss surgery, patients may be more likely to need mental health services, including psychiatric hospitalizations, a new study suggests....
23:12, 2019-09-25

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

CVS to increase genetic testing for some Aetna cancer patients CVS Health Corp said on Thursday it will make it easier for patients with advanced cancer enrolled in some Aetna insurance plans to receive broad gen...
14:52, 2019-12-12

A&E patients face long waits as winter bites Patients forced to waits hours on trolleys as beds shortage causes backlog in emergency departments....
11:44, 2020-01-09

'Misery' for A&E patients facing record-long waits Patients forced to wait hours on trolleys as beds shortage causes backlog in emergency departments....
14:08, 2020-01-09

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

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

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

These 5 factors are transforming the healthcare experience for both patients and doctors This is a preview of recent Digital Health research from Business Insider Intelligence. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more healthcare cov...
18:20, 2019-12-11

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

Patients push for clues to the cause of chronic fatigue syndrome There are no diagnostic tests or treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome, but researchers are trying to change that....
20:08, 2020-01-08

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

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

Frail Older Patients Struggle After Even Minor Operations These patients are not aware of the true risks, and surgeons aren’t telling them, new research suggests....
20:48, 2019-12-13

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

Hospital sterilization failure may have exposed 1K patients to HIV, hepatitis A sterilization technician at a northern Indiana hospital failed to properly disinfect surgical tools, possibly affecting more than 1,000 patients wh...
23:12, 2019-11-21

Europe’s HIV epidemic timebomb as patients being diagnosed ‘too late’ The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control has found that 54% of women who were told they had HIV in 2018 were diagnosed late...
12:40, 2019-11-28

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

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

Opioid treatment for cancer patients can lead to addiction An analysis of medical records for more than 100,000 adult cancer patients reveals that 3 percent were diagnosed with abuse or dependence after treat...
16:20, 2019-11-22

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

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

Five patients quarantined in China's Zhejiang for respiratory illness China's eastern province of Zhejiang on Monday reported that five patients are in quarantine for respiratory illness but the diagnosis is not confirm...
04:44, 2020-01-20

More than 1 in 10 cancer patients actually die from heart disease, research shows More than 1 in 10 cancer patients die from heart disease rather than initial illness, new research has revealed....
12:16, 2019-11-25

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

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

Apple Watch could be used to monitor tremors of Parkinson patients The Apple Watch had already saved many lives with its heart rate monitor before the company added an electrocardiogram feature to the Apple Watch Ser...
03:44, 2019-12-09

Microblading: Therapist tattoos eyebrows for cancer patients Beautician Laura Woodward is giving women their confidence back through beauty treatments....
01:40, 2019-12-08

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

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

The Latest: Hospital lists 5 patients in California shooting SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Southern California high school (all times local): 9:11 a.m. The number of people reported...
18:36, 2019-11-14

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

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

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

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

Parkinson’s drug may help curb delusions in Alzheimer’s patients SAN DIEGO — A drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson’s patients did the same for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in a stu...
19:08, 2019-12-05

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

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

‘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

‘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

NHS encouraged to prescribe masturbation as treatment for stressed patients The NHS has received an open letter from LELO UK. The sex toy retailer thinks the health organisation should start prescribing masturbation as form o...
10:52, 2019-11-27

‘There is a huge need’: Why this Nova Scotia doctor says she can’t leave her patients behind "I actually have retired three times, officially," Dr. Leahey says. "But it didn't hold." And according to her, the reasons are many....
11:20, 2019-10-03

Novo Nordisk to offer free insulin to U.S. patients in immediate need Novo Nordisk said on Thursday it would offer free, one-time supply of insulin to people in immediate need and at risk of rationing the medication, th...
18:36, 2020-01-02

Dental patients in Tennessee urged to get HIV, hepatitis tests Some dental patients in Tennessee have been advised to undergo HIV and hepatitis B and C testing after a dentist in the state failed to properly ster...
16:52, 2019-12-19

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

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

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

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

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

Bionic eye breakthrough after blind patients given 'sense of vision' CERA scientists used the prototype to give patients the ability to detect edges, shapes and movements...
13:28, 2019-10-23

Ransomware forces 3 hospitals to turn away all but the most critical patients Enlarge / Emergency rooms like this one at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital may need to transfer patients once they stabilize. (credit: health.mil) Te...
21:08, 2019-10-01

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Depression, anxiety may cause patients to leave cardiac rehab (Reuters Health) - Anxiety and depression are common among participants in cardiac rehab programs, and that poor mental health may cause them to drop...
00:44, 2019-10-12

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

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

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

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

Patients face difficulty talking about weight with doctors (Reuters Health) - Doctors rarely talk about weight concerns with patients who are overweight or obese, and when they do, patients' experiences tend ...
21:48, 2019-12-17

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

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

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

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

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

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

New treatment extends life of advanced melanoma patients Half of people live five years or more with combination immunotherapy treatment, study findsHalf of people diagnosed with advanced melanoma, which on...
11:16, 2019-09-28

Judge to approve $215M settlement for nearly 18,000 patients of ex-USC gynecologist A federal judge will likely approve a $215 million class-action settlement involving roughly 18,000 patients of former University of Southern Califor...
18:56, 2020-01-07

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

Dog ownership linked with longer life, especially for heart patients (Reuters Health) - Dog owners live longer, and canine companionship may be especially good for people with heart disease and those living alone, new ...
20:48, 2019-10-08

When Life Gives You Parkinson’s podcast: How does misdiagnosis affect patients? A new Parkinson’s UK study shows 25 per cent of people with Parkinson’s are misdiagnosed. What does it mean for patients?...
13:12, 2020-01-08

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

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

Communication with locked-in patients in question after misconduct finding Enlarge / A female study participant allegedly responds to a question. (credit: Wyss Center ) Germany’s main research-funding organization, DFG, ha...
16:56, 2019-09-28

Online triage tool may help patients decide if they need immediate care (Reuters Health) - An online tool that analyzes symptoms may help people decide whether to seek immediate care in the emergency room or to adopt a wa...
00:04, 2019-12-28

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

Hospitals that are turning away patients reportedly pay ransomware attackers Enlarge (credit: Andrew Malone / Flickr) Three Alabama hospitals have paid a ransomware demand to the criminals who waged a crippling malware attack ...
21:56, 2019-10-07

Meet the poet who prescribes verse instead of pills to 'patients' The majority of people who've visited the world's first poetry pharmacy have been looking for help to mitigate the stresses and strains of modern lif...
07:24, 2019-12-29

Pharmacies not educating patients on disposal of unused drugs Fewer than half of California pharmacies provided disposal instructions to patients that met current U.S. FDA guidelines, and just 10 percent followe...
22:20, 2019-12-31

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

U.S. heart patients cut back on life-saving drugs due to cost (Reuters Health) - One in eight adults with heart disease delays filling prescriptions. takes less of the medication than prescribed, or skips medica...
23:16, 2019-11-25

NHS staff shortage putting patients at risk, 90% of bosses tell survey Nine out of 10 NHS bosses in England believe staff shortages are putting patient safety and care at risk, a new survey has found....
05:04, 2019-11-19

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

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

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

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

‘Unintended consequences’: Why taking patients off opioids quickly can be dangerous New opioid-prescribing guidelines are often misinterpreted by doctors, experts say, causing patients harm....
15:08, 2019-10-13

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

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

Alabama hospitals resume accepting patients after malware attack The company hasn't said how much ransom it paid to regain control of its systems, but an executive said insurance covered the cost....
22:24, 2019-10-11

NJ nurse claims co-workers fed patients Benadryl to ‘lighten workload’ Nurses at a New Jersey hospital allegedly gave patients Benadryl to zonk them out and “lighten the workload,” a fellow nurse alleges in a...
20:12, 2019-10-11

Exercise may prevent, limit heart damage for chemotherapy patients Chemotherapy is known to increase the risk for cardiovascular disease, but researchers say physical activity for a group of patients known to get les...
16:28, 2019-10-07

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Four patients given new drug at UCLH to treat incurable brain disease die Four of the six patients given an unlicensed drug never before used in humans to treat an incurable brain disease have died, it can be revealed today...
17:52, 2019-10-09

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

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

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

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

CVS' app for specialty drug adherence is yielding positive results for patients This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your ...
16:16, 2019-11-06

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

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

£2.5m trial of AI system to help patients at risk of fatal lung failure Doctors are turning to artificial intelligence in a bid to boost survival rates for the sickest NHS patients....
13:00, 2019-10-23

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

Phone support tied to better outcomes for dementia patients, caregivers (Reuters Health) - Dementia patients and the family members who care for them may have a better quality of life when they have access to telephone an...
21:32, 2019-10-01

More than 500 objects forgotten in surgery patients over 2 years, data shows Surgeons have left hundreds of objects inside patients, and the problem appears to be getting worse....
15:08, 2019-11-07

Banned in Boston: Without vaping, medical marijuana patients must adapt In the first few days of the four-month ban on all vaping products in Massachusetts, Laura Lee Medeiros, a medical marijuana patient, began to worry....
21:00, 2019-10-01

Novartis says Kisqali boosts survival in breast cancer patients Novartis said on Sunday that Kisqali helped women with advanced breast cancer after menopause live longer, adding to data the Swiss company hopes wil...
17:04, 2019-09-29

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

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

Minority heart failure patients may get less access to specialized ICUs (Reuters Health) - Heart failure patients who are black, Hispanic or female are less likely than others to be admitted to specialized cardiac units, ...
23:00, 2019-10-29

Ex-cancer center worker accused of stealing patients’ drugs TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A former employee for a Tucson cancer center is accused of stealing opioids and other painkillers from patients at their homes. ...
22:52, 2019-09-26

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

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

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

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

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

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

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17:32, 2019-08-21

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

Patients just as satisfied when surgeons give fewer opioids for pain (Reuters Health) - When surgeons cut their prescribing of opioids for pain by more than 50%, their patient-satisfaction scores didn't suffer, a small...
23:40, 2019-11-12

'Silent' celiac disease common in patients' close relatives (Reuters Health) - When a family member has celiac disease, Mayo Clinic researchers recommend parents, siblings and children also be tested, after a ...
17:32, 2019-09-23

'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

3 Hospitals in Alabama Forced to Turn Patients Away After Ransomware Attack Three hospitals in Alabama remained closed Wednesday “to all but the most critical new patients” due to a ransomware attack that disrupte...
18:08, 2019-10-02

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

What Is Auto-Brewery Syndrome? Patients Seem Drunk Without Having Any Alcohol, Doctor Says Patients who have the rare condition can develop brain fog, sleepiness and uncharacteristic aggressiveness after eating sugar and carbohydrates....
22:56, 2019-11-13

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

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

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

Towards an ‘artificial pancreas’: new technology holds promise for diabetes patients New technologies like "closed-loop" systems are making it easier for people with Type 1 diabetes to manage their disease....
00:00, 2019-10-17

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

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

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

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

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

Liberian hospital patients turned away as medical strike bites A medical workers' strike in Liberia has paralyzed the country's already faltering health care system, leaving its biggest hospitals in disarray and ...
15:16, 2019-09-25

Many black, elderly U.S. lung cancer patients don't get recommended care (Reuters Health) - Only about 60% of lung cancer patients get recommended treatments like chemotherapy and radiation that are linked to better surviv...
23:20, 2019-11-11

More patients turning to text message diagnosis for everyday ailments CirrusMD can connect patients with a doctor in less than a minute. But such fast service comes with a catch: The patient probably won’t see or talk t...
22:12, 2019-10-08

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

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

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

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

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

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

London GP found guilty of string of sexual offences against patients A 50-year-old doctor from Romford has been found guilty of 25 sexual offences against six patients....
16:32, 2019-12-10

GP Manish Shah guilty of sexually assaulting female patients The family planning specialist convinced the women to have unnecessary intimate examinations....
16:40, 2019-12-10

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

GoFundMe Just Promoted Six Tips for Cancer Patients Raising Money The crowdfunding site GoFundMe has so many campaigns to help pay for cancer treatment, that it published a listicle to help patients....
00:24, 2019-12-11

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

'Hotspotting' patients with extensive needs fails to reduce hospital readmissions (Reuters Health) - As a method for reducing health costs and improving care for people with complex medical problems, an early effort at "hotspotting...
23:40, 2020-01-08

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

Long waits 'leave mental health patients in limbo' NHS leaves patients stuck on 'hidden' waiting lists for months, a BBC investigation shows....
11:04, 2019-12-05

Adamas shares plunge 45% after drug to help MS patients walk disappoints Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its drug to treat walking impairment in patients with multiple sclerosis did not show the clinical benefit...
17:28, 2019-12-17

Deadly fungus became resistant to all existing drugs in 3 unlinked US patients Enlarge / A strain of Candida auris cultured in a petri dish at the CDC. (credit: CDC) A deadly fungal pathogen developed the ability to resist all e...
03:48, 2020-01-10

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

7 more patients in Hong Kong treated for mystery respiratory disease With the newly reported cases, authorities believe a total of 15 patients in Hong Kong may have contracted a mysterious respiratory disease that has ...
13:40, 2020-01-05

Cancer 'prehab': Patients to be put on fitness plan within 48 hours of diagnosis Thousands will be offered fitness programmes in the hope of "priming" them for their recovery....
18:36, 2019-12-26

Nurses reveal the meaning of code words they use that patients don't understand Mike Ansell/NBCU Photo Bank If you've ever been a patient in the ER or a doctor's office, odds are you've heard a nurse throw around some unusual wor...
15:00, 2019-12-06

U.S. diabetes patients turn to 'black market' for medications, supplies (Reuters Health) - Diabetes medications and blood-test supplies are sold, traded and donated on black markets because the U.S. healthcare system isn'...
18:04, 2019-12-25

Protein tangles in Alzheimer's patients could help predict brain shrinkage Research suggests tangles of tau could be used to predict how much shrinkage will occur and whereTangles of a protein found inside the brain cells of...
20:36, 2020-01-01

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

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

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

Novartis plans to give away world's costliest therapy to some patients Novartis aims to give away 100 doses of its $2.1 million-per-patient Zolgensma for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in 2020 in a free-drug program that ...
13:08, 2019-12-19

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

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

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

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

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

Ethel Paley, Champion of Nursing Home Patients, Dies at 99 Well into her own advanced age, she guided nursing home residents and their surrogates in navigating a labyrinthine and sometimes abusive health care...
23:44, 2019-11-26

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

'Sci-fi' electrode sleeve offers new hope for millions of paralysis patients Cutting-edge technology is giving new hope to millions of people living with paralysis across the United States. Researchers at The Feinstein Institu...
16:08, 2019-11-29

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

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

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

‘Sci-fi’ electrode sleeve offers new hope for millions of paralysis patients Cutting-edge technology is giving new hope to millions of people living with paralysis across the United States. Researchers at The Feinstein Institu...
19:48, 2019-11-29

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

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

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

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

Ambulance chiefs draw up crisis plans to take fewer patients to A&Es The London Ambulance Service is aiming to reduce the number of patients it takes to hospital to ease pressure on A&Es over winter, the Evening Standa...
13:40, 2019-11-27

New unit for 'forgotten' patients with alcohol related brain damage A County Down woman speaks to BBC News NI about suffering from alcohol related brain damage....
12:28, 2019-11-26

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

Disparities in pain medication given to kidney-stone emergency patients (Reuters Health) - Black and Latino patients treated for kidney stones in emergency departments around the U.S. tend to get less pain-killing medicat...
23:32, 2020-01-13

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

Novartis in talks with patients upset about lottery-like gene therapy giveaway Novartis is in discussion with patient groups over its lottery-style free drug program for its multi-million-dollar gene therapy for spinal muscular ...
22:16, 2019-12-20

These telemedicine doctors are getting licenses in all 50 states to treat patients in remote areas As virtual medicine tips into the mainstream, doctors are getting licenses everywhere so they're not limited in who they can treat....
19:20, 2019-10-13

Costume retailer hosts Halloween party for patients at children’s hospital TUCSON – Child patients at Banner Diamond Children’s Medical Center had the chance to enjoy Halloween early this year on Wednesday. Spirit Hall...
07:36, 2019-10-16

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

Missouri health director tracked Planned Parenthood patients’ periods ST. LOUIS — Missouri’s health department director on Tuesday said he tracked the menstrual cycles of Planned Parenthood patients as part of an effort...
19:52, 2019-10-30

Health Officials Urge Caution in Reducing Opioids for Pain Patients In a newly published guide, federal health officials say doctors “should never abandon” pain patients and warn of acute withdrawal and other risks....
21:12, 2019-10-10

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

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

Granting dying patients' wishes may help families feel better about end-of-life ICU care (Reuters Health) - Families of dying patients may feel better about end-of-life care in the ICU if they are granted simple wishes, like letting the p...
23:56, 2019-11-11

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

Abuse and torture of mental health patients ‘rife’ across Nigeria, says report Human Rights Watch said people were chained and faced physical and sexual violence in both state and religious centresNigeria has been urged to end a...
08:20, 2019-11-12

Two patients diagnosed with plague in China as officials scramble to prevent outbreak Two people in China have been diagnosed with the plague, the second time in recent months the highly contagious disease – which caused the ancient Bl...
14:08, 2019-11-13

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

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

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

Geriatric conditions pose added danger for older heart patients in ICU Common geriatric conditions complicate ICU stays, the American Heart Association says in a new scientific statement, requiring doctors to factor in a...
11:12, 2019-12-09

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

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

Hackers steal data for 15 million patients, then sell it back to lab that lost it Enlarge (credit: US Air Force/Senior Airman Katie Gieratz) Canada’s biggest provider of specialty laboratory testing services said it paid hackers an...
14:44, 2019-12-18

Healthy Diet May Help Cancer Patients Avoid Nutritional Problems After Treatment It was seen that cancer patients who ate foods high in antioxidants and other micronutrients before diagnosis may reduce their risks of eating and di...
10:40, 2019-12-18

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

NIH, Gates Foundation Pledge $200 Million to Bring Gene Therapies to Patients Who Need Them Most Some of the most cutting-edge — and effective — treatments in medicine are unaffordable to the majority of people who need them, with pri...
19:04, 2019-10-24

Adamas drug to help MS patients walk does not show expected clinical benefit Adamas Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Tuesday its drug to treat walking impairment in patients with multiple sclerosis did not show the clinical benefit...
18:16, 2019-12-17

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

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

Weight Loss May Slash Cardiovascular Problems In Type-2 Diabetes Patients According to a latest study, losing a little weight may prove beneficial for Type-2 diabetes patients suffering from cardiovascular problems....
09:52, 2019-10-21

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

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