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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 through expansion of the...

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded

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Opioid Treatment Is Used Vastly More in States That Expanded Medicaid The states with the highest Medicaid prescribing rates for the anti-craving drug buprenorphine — Vermont, West Virginia, Kentucky, Montana and Ohio — all expanded the program....
04:36, 08/22/2019

Medicaid expansion tied to fewer heart disease deaths (Reuters Health) - With increased access to insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known as Obamacare, fewer middle-aged people are dying from heart disease, a U.S. study suggests....
02:36, 06/08/2019

Lyft offers non-emergency rides to Medicaid patients in Arizona Lyft will offer rides to more people in need of them for health reasons, as it's signed up to become a Medicaid provider in Arizona. Non-emergency medical transportation rides will be covered for...
20:24, 06/26/2019

Nearly 90K kids dropped from Missouri Medicaid program: data COLUMBIA, Mo. — Data shows nearly 90,000 children and close to 23,000 adults were dropped from Missouri’s Medicaid health care program in the past year, prompting a state Democratic leader to ca...
13:36, 07/23/2019

New York Medicaid program provided sex offenders with erectile dysfunction drugs through coverage: report An audit of New York state’s Medicaid program revealed that registered sex offenders in the state received $63,000 worth of erectile dysfunction drugs and other sexual treatments, according to a repor...
21:36, 06/05/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by American Association of Kidney Patients: Illinois Medicaid makes payments for dead people Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
19:12, 09/04/2019

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 make patients happy, a U.S. study suggests....
02:12, 06/11/2019

Earn Up to $1 Million from Apple's Expanded Bug Bounty Program Apple’s products have a reputation for being pretty secure, but they’re not perfect. Now, if you’re a great security researcher or white-hat hacker—and you want to go after other Apple devices and ser...
05:36, 08/10/2019

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 cessation treatments increased from 0 percent to 36 perce...
23:12, 06/26/2019

Cochise County offers program to those helping Dementia, Alzheimer’s patients COCHISE COUNTY, Ariz. – Cochise Health and Social Services is offering a program to help caregivers helping patients with Dementia and Alzheimer’s. Health officials say Arizona is predicted to h...
21:36, 09/04/2019

Family of suicide victim sues psychiatrists for her death Husband-and-wife Brooklyn shrinks inappropriately discussed their personal lives with a deeply troubled patient while ignoring her suicidal threats, a lawsuit claims. But while the patient, Mona Hadda...
11:24, 08/26/2019

'The signs are so glaring': Psychiatrists to use Mueller report to argue Trump unfitness A group of mental health experts who have concluded that President Trump is dangerous will argue in an online event Tuesday that the Mueller investigation shows the president is mentally unsound and s...
19:36, 07/22/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Psychiatrists to use Mueller report to argue Trump is mentally unfit Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
19:36, 07/22/2019

'Dangerous to an unprecedented degree': Psychiatrists warn Congress that Trump incites violence Mental health experts warned in an online event meant to convince Congress and the public Tuesday that President Trump incited his followers to violence, with one psychiatrist comparing Trump's rallie...
05:36, 07/24/2019

Medicaid Work Requirements Are a Disaster by Design The Medicaid work requirements that states have implemented since the Trump administration allowed them to are premised on a lie. Advocates claim the requirements are intended to motivate people to wo...
17:48, 07/10/2019

Medicaid work rules likely to penalize chronically ill: study (Reuters Health) - States that require adults on Medicaid to work a set number of hours to get benefits may find many people lose coverage because behavioral health conditions and other chronic health...
01:12, 05/11/2019

Medicaid bungle cost state $102 million over 4 years An audit by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli found New York’s Medicaid program duplicated payments to the tune of $102.1 million over four years. Auditors found that between 2014 and 2018, the state Dep...
21:12, 08/16/2019

Dr. Marc Siegel: 'Medicare-for-all' proposal is 'closer to Medicaid' Fox News contributor Dr. Marc Siegel, professor of medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center, argued Tuesday the "Medicare-for-all" proposal  would be "closer to Medicaid" than Medicare....
22:48, 04/30/2019

Kansas lawmakers in impasse over budget, Medicaid expansion TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Republican-controlled Kansas Legislature is locked in an impasse over a Medicaid expansion plan favored by Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly. It’s been unable to pass a new bud...
18:12, 05/04/2019

Sex offenders reportedly got $60K worth of ED drugs due to Medicaid snafu Nearly 50 registered sex offenders received more than $60,000 worth of Viagra and other erectile dysfunction drugs, thanks to a lack of oversight in the state’s Medicaid program, according to a ...
22:00, 06/05/2019

U.S. judge blocks Medicaid work requirements in New Hampshire A federal judge on Monday overturned the Trump administration's approval of a plan by the state of New Hampshire to impose work requirements on people seeking to obtain benefits from the Medicaid heal...
21:24, 07/29/2019

Medicaid expansion is a failure: Lots of spending, little benefit Researchers from MIT and Harvard recently released a report concluding that Obamacare had a "clearly positive effect on access to and consumption of health care." Nearly 16 million people gained cover...
07:12, 06/21/2019

New Hampshire weakens Medicaid work rules and extends deadline New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill into law Monday that delays requiring certain Medicaid beneficiaries in the state work or train for work as a condition of staying enrolled in the program...
22:00, 07/08/2019

Thousands of People Die Annually Because States Refuse to Expand Medicaid We already knew that Medicaid expansion saves lives. Now, a new National Bureau of Economic Research working paper published today found that the decision of 14 states not to expand Medicaid under the...
08:48, 07/23/2019

Federal judge blocks Medicaid work requirements in New Hampshire A federal judge has blocked New Hampshire from obligating certain Medicaid beneficiaries work or train for work as a condition of staying on the program....
04:36, 07/30/2019

Nebraska slowly rolls out voter-approved Medicaid expansion LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska officials are laying the groundwork for the state’s voter-approved Medicaid expansion program, but many people who will eventually qualify now face a long and diffi...
18:48, 06/23/2019

Phoenix facility where woman was raped losing Medicaid funds PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. officials have told the long-term care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and gave birth last year that it will lose Medicaid funding. The Centers for Medicare and Med...
03:00, 06/21/2019

New York's Medicaid bought erectile drugs for sex offenders New York's Medicaid program paid more than $60,000 for erectile dysfunction drugs and treatments for 47 sex offenders over a six-year period.        ...
22:12, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Kansas House rejects budget in Medicaid fight TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the Kansas Legislature’s debate on Medicaid expansion and the next state budget (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Kansas legislators who support expanding Medicaid h...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Single vote prevents Kansas Medicaid expansion bill from advancing Legislation to advance the Obamacare Medicaid expansion in Kansas failed by a single vote Wednesday, likely killing the bill until the next legislative session....
13:36, 05/02/2019

Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from...
00:36, 07/18/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Tennessee inches closer to ‘block granting’ Medicaid Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
19:48, 09/18/2019

U.S. lawmakers advance bill to boost Puerto Rico Medicaid funding A bill that would give Puerto Rico a substantial boost in federal Medicaid funding advanced out of a U.S. House subcommittee on Thursday after lawmakers agreed to work on stricter safeguards for the m...
05:12, 07/12/2019

Trump officials to deny green cards to those who use Medicaid or food stamps Rules detail broad range of programs to disqualify applicantsOfficials say they only want migrants who are ‘self-sufficient’ The Trump administration is moving forward with one of its most aggressive ...
05:12, 08/13/2019

New York's Medicaid system paid $60,000 for sex offenders to get erectile dysfunction drugs: audit The New York state Medicaid system was found to have improperly shelled out nearly a million dollars for the treatment of erectile dysfunction over a six-year period, with more than $60,000 going towa...
18:24, 06/12/2019

Iowa judge tosses lawsuit challenging ban on using Medicaid for transition-related surgeries Lawsuit challenged an Iowa law that denies mandatory Medicaid coverage to transgender Iowans for transition-related care.        ...
19:12, 07/19/2019

More abuse cases at Hacienda Healthcare uncovered amid Medicaid agreement termination PHOENIX (KPNX) – Hacienda Healthcare in Phoenix posted its only perfect inspection back in April, one day before it was given a state license. A few months later, the facility where a woman with...
01:24, 06/21/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Nearly half the states have Medicaid waivers to extend care for addiction Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
20:24, 07/01/2019

‘No Man’s Sky Beyond’ trailer reveals expanded multiplayer and VR Players can get their first look at the world of No Man's Sky: Beyond, the long-awaited update to the popular space exploration franchise. Hello Games just released the first trailer for Beyond, ...
05:12, 08/09/2019

Bettman: NHL to consider expanded video review NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday that the league will consider expanding video review. Bettman said the league's GMs will discuss the issue next month....
05:48, 05/28/2019

Expanded Ford-VW deal ‘just makes sense' As with their earlier agreement on commercial vans and midsize pickups, the two automakers' widening partnership will have the biggest impact on vehicles and platforms that will be offered outside Nor...
06:36, 07/14/2019

Southwest says aloha to Hawaii with expanded service Itching to go to the Rainbow State but balling on a budget? Good news: Southwest Airlines is expanding its service from California to Hawaii starting in mid-January....
23:48, 08/15/2019

U.S. Commander Weighs an Expanded Mideast Force The commander of U.S. forces in the Middle East said he may recommend a return to a larger U.S. military presence in the area after concluding that a recent build up there helped curtail Iranian threa...
06:00, 06/10/2019

Trump says expanded U.S. gun background checks under consideration A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Wednesday said they would try to revive a failed 2013 bill to close loopholes on the law requiring gun sale background checks, but were awaiting word on whether ...
06:12, 09/12/2019

Merck wins U.S. FDA approval for expanded use of antibiotic The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/fda-approves-new-treatment-hospital-acquired-and-ventilator-associated-bacterial-pneumonia on Monday it a...
23:36, 06/03/2019

Japan’s economy expanded for 2nd straight quarter TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese government says the economy grew at an annual pace of 2.1% in the first quarter, marking the second straight quarter of expansion. The Cabinet Office said Monday seasonally a...
05:24, 05/20/2019

Venezuelan FM: Russian military presence could be expanded Venezuela's foreign minister says the country may expand the presence of Russian military specialists there, as Moscow and Washington accuse each other of interfering in the country's crisis....
14:36, 05/06/2019

Fewer Reasons for Another Fed Cut Inflation picked up and the Trump administration delayed some tariffs. Yet investors still expect the Federal Reserve to lower rates again next month....
21:50, 08/13/2019

Dow Jones Chief Expanded Journal to Asia and Europe A former Wall Street Journal editor and CEO of its publisher, Dow Jones, Warren H. Phillips broadened the newspaper’s readership domestically and overseas in the 1970s and 1980s....
23:36, 05/12/2019

Jeff McNeil quickly shows value of expanded netting CHICAGO — The Flying Squirrel knows no bounds. Another Mets victory, this one a 4-0 blanking of the White Sox on Thursday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field to extend their winning streak to seven, fe...
05:00, 08/02/2019

Key Senate Democrat warns of Barr’s expanded powers WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee is sounding the alarm about the new powers that President Donald Trump has granted to Attorney General William Barr. Sen. Mark W...
01:48, 05/29/2019

Dell bolsters SMB offerings with expanded Vostro portfolio At its recent Dell Technologies World event, Dell announced the launch of the latest additions to its Vostro portfolio, the Vostro 15 5000 and Vostro 15 7000, designed with needs of small businesses i...
21:00, 04/30/2019

The other factor in Tomas Nido’s expanded Mets role Tomas Nido doesn’t care who he catches — as long as he’s catching. Nido was involved in big news this week when The Post first reported Tuesday that he, and not veteran starter Wilson Ramos, would be ...
07:12, 07/05/2019

Canes' Brind'Amour calls for expanded replay On the heels of yet another officiating controversy in the Stanley Cup playoffs, Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour passionately advocated for expanded video review....
19:36, 05/16/2019

Tesla raises $2.7B in expanded stock, bond sale Tesla is set to raise up to $2.7 billion in a record-setting round of new capital secured by the EV maker, as investors scoop up a mix of new stock and convertible notes that will recharge the company...
23:36, 05/03/2019

Eero's expanded router subscriptions focus on security Amazon-owned Eero is introducing two new subscription plans in the US to complement its popular mesh WiFi routers. The first, Eero Secure, replaces the company's previous Eero Plus add-on. It fea...
00:12, 08/28/2019

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's Dupixent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug Dupixent to treat nasal polyps, marking the third major use for the injectable medicine....
23:24, 06/26/2019

Twitter's expanded live programming includes new NFL shows Twitter might have lost the right to livestream NFL games to Amazon a couple of years ago, but it remains tight with the league. The social network has revealed its expanded lineup of both live progra...
08:12, 04/30/2019

Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory f...
03:48, 08/31/2019

Fewer women are having abortions. Why? The US abortion rate reached a historic low in 2015, according to a 2018 report by the CDC. Is it due to abortion laws? Birth control access? Sex ed?        ...
14:48, 06/17/2019

Fewer Renters Believe They Are Likely to Ever Own a Home More American renters believe homeownership is financially out of reach, according to a new survey that shines fresh light on the growing housing affordability crisis....
18:12, 06/27/2019

How to Use Fewer Paper Towels When it comes to creating less waste, there are some habits that are harder to break than others. Take paper towels, for instance. They’re so damn convenient—but this convenience comes at a price....
00:00, 06/04/2019

Southern California fire grows to 2,000 acres; evacuations expanded Tenaja Fire prompts mandatory evacuations for homes along The Trails Circle in La Cresta and the Copper Canyon neighborhood in Murrieta, officials said.        ...
02:48, 09/06/2019

NFL preseason expected to be shortened; expanded playoffs more likely than 18-game season The players' union continues to resist a move to 18 games, but widening the playoff field to 14 teams could coincide with a reduction of preseason games....
05:00, 08/29/2019

Eero's expanded router subscriptions focus on security (updated) Amazon-owned Eero is introducing two new subscription plans in the US to complement its popular mesh WiFi routers. The first, Eero Secure, replaces the company's previous Eero Plus add-on. It fea...
01:24, 08/28/2019

Mitchell Robinson’s expanded shooting range still just tease for Knicks LAS VEGAS — The wait is still on. Any expansion to Mitchell Robinson’s game from his stout rookie season will have to come during preseason in October. The second-year 7-foot-1 center has talked up hi...
04:12, 07/12/2019

North Carolina bathroom bill: Transgender rights expanded North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper says public facilities now allow transgender people to use bathrooms in accordance with their identity.        ...
09:00, 07/24/2019

REFILE-FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's Dupixent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug Dupixent to treat nasal polyps, the companies said on Wednesday....
20:48, 06/26/2019

Carolina's Ron Brind'Amour calls for expanded video review Carolina Hurricanes coach Rod Brind'Amour called for expanded video review following another officiating controversy in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs....
20:36, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's Dupixent The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug Dupixent to treat nasal polyps, marking the third major use for the injectable medicine....
20:48, 06/26/2019

Pokemon Sword & Shield Producer Says National Dex Will Not Be Expanded, Despite Controversy After weeks of fan outrage and anger, the producer of Pokemon Sword & Shield, Junichi Masuda, released a statement yesterday addressing the decision to not have all Pokemon move forward into Sword...
21:00, 06/29/2019

Somebody made an exhaustive chronicle of Tim Heidecker's On Cinema expanded universe Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington’s Adult Swim show On Cinema At The Cinema began with a simple premise: The two comedians would review the latest Hollywood releases with tongue-in-cheek seriousness ...
01:12, 05/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Juul raises over $750 million in expanded funding round E-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc, which is facing regulatory scrutiny in the domestic U.S market, has raised $785.2 million in an equity and debt offering as it looks to expand globally, a regulatory f...
06:36, 08/31/2019

Dakkota Integrated Systems to supply FCA's expanded plant in Detroit Dakkota's Detroit plans come as the city angles for suppliers to expand alongside Fiat Chrysler's $2.5 billion investment and 5,000 new automotive jobs planned at two plants on the city's east side....
00:24, 07/10/2019

Karnataka Cabinet To Be Expanded Tomorrow Amid Discontent In Coalition The expansion of the Karnataka cabinet will take place at the Raj Bhavan in Bengaluru on Friday afternoon. The ruling Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) coalition is expected to use the occasion to......
17:00, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Virgin Atlantic eyes over 80 new routes at expanded Heathrow Virgin Atlantic said on Wednesday it is hoping to add over 80 new routes to its network after a third runway is built at London's Heathrow Airport to challenge British Airways owner IAG's dominance at...
13:00, 09/18/2019

AT&T adds New York City to 5G list, promises expanded coverage The largest U.S. mobile carrier now has 21 cities on its 5G list, though only business customers with select devices can take advantage of its network.Read More...
18:00, 08/06/2019

'Persona 5 Royal' trailer offers a peek at the expanded story Now that Persona 5 Royal is on the way to the Americas and Europe, Atlus is ready to give those audiences a taste of what to expect. It's offering an English-language trailer that highlights the...
19:12, 06/10/2019

Consultation into expanded London 20mph speed limit launched News 6 Jun, 2019 Transport for London has launched a consultation into implementing a 20mph speed limit on all the central London roads it manages...
14:36, 06/06/2019

Essence Announces Move to Expanded, Bimonthly Print Issues Starting next year, Essence magazine will move from a monthly to a bimonthly publishing schedule, signaling the end of an era while promising that the best is yet to come....
06:00, 08/17/2019

Expanded Incognito Mode Keeps Google From Snooping on Even More Parts of Your Life Google CEO Sundar Pichai isn’t wasting any time at this year’s I/O developer conference. But one breakout feature announced during the keynote is that Google plans to add incognito modes to both searc...
23:36, 05/07/2019

Edwards Lifesciences, Medtronic heart valves win FDA approval for expanded use Heart valve systems from Edwards Lifesciences Corp and Medtronic Plc have been approved for use in a condition that restricts blood flow from the heart in patients at low-risk of death linked to open-...
10:48, 08/17/2019

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi's cholesterol drug The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc's cholesterol drug Praluent as a treatment to cut the risk of heart attacks, stroke and other major cardiovascula...
21:36, 04/28/2019

Vietnam may be added to expanded U.S. list on currency manipulation: Bloomberg The Trump administration will expand the number of countries it monitors for currency manipulation in an upcoming report expected this month, and Vietnam may be named a currency manipulator, Bloomberg...
00:48, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Edwards Lifesciences, Medtronic heart valves win U.S. approval for expanded use Heart valve systems from Edwards Lifesciences Corp and Medtronic Plc have been approved for use in a condition that restricts blood flow from the heart in patients at low-risk of death linked to open-...
09:12, 08/17/2019

Why Apple's iPhone 11 may not excite businesses, but expanded focus on health data should Apple gives iPhone 11, Watch Series 5, and iPad incremental hardware refresh, but services like Apple TV+, Apple Arcade, and a new health-focused Research app are the real story....
06:12, 09/11/2019

With Darkness on the Edge of Town, the Stranger Things expanded universe begins Behold, Stranger than fiction. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] Back in the summer of 2016, Netfl...
16:24, 06/29/2019

Google's expanded college search helps you explore fields of study It's a bit late to start looking for colleges for September, but Google is ready to give the spring semester a boost by expanding its college search features. To begin with, there's a new ex...
21:24, 08/15/2019

Margrethe Vestager Gains Expanded E.U. Role Regulating Digital Economy Ursula von der Leyen, the new leader of the European Union’s executive arm, is calling for growing oversight of digital commerce and an expanded role in military matters....
19:01, 09/10/2019

S. Korea concludes expanded Dokdo military drills amid row with Japan South Korea wrapped up a military exercise on and around its easternmost islets of Dokdo in the East Sea on Monday after conducting the biannual maneuvers on the largest-ever scale amid an escalating ...
11:48, 08/26/2019

Indiana site helps dedicate expanded Lewis and Clark trail CLARKSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A historic site in southern Indiana is now part of a new 1,200-mile (1,931-kilometer) expansion of the Lewis and Clark Historic Trail. The News and Tribune reports national, s...
16:36, 05/14/2019

The 'Apple of China' expanded into 80 new markets in four years. Here's how Xiaomi grew so rapidly Since its first overseas foray into Brazil in 2015, Xiaomi has expanded rapidly internationally and is now in more than 80 markets, according to IDC....
12:48, 09/09/2019

Germany says fewer Britons became citizens last year BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say the number of British nationals receiving German citizenship declined last year after a Brexit-related peak in 2017, but Britons were still the second-biggest grou...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Fewer than 19 vaquita porpoises left – study Calls for Mexico to crackdown on use of illegal fishing nets after further decline of speciesThere are fewer than 19 vaquita porpoises thought to be left, according to a study.In 2016, estimates of th...
04:12, 07/31/2019

Fewer German women are taking the pill A survey published on Thursday showed that fewer German women were taking the birth control pill than before, with condoms becoming more popular. The pill has been associated with health risks in rece...
18:24, 09/20/2019

U.S. Steel Seeks to Make More With Fewer Furnaces Falling steel prices are adding pressure to U.S. Steel’s plan to get better performance from its mills by making overdue repairs and equipment upgrades....
19:48, 06/25/2019

NRC proposes fewer inspections at U.S. nuclear plants In a bid to save money, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has recommended reducing the number of inspections it performs for nearly 100 reactors at 60 nuclear power plants across the United States....
03:00, 07/18/2019

Dish loses fewer pay-TV subscribers than expected Dish Network beat estimates for quarterly revenue, as the U.S. satellite TV service provider lost fewer pay-TV subscribers than analysts had expected....
14:36, 07/30/2019

Fewer New Yorkers are cycling: city report The number of New Yorkers who regularly ride a bicycle dropped 5 percent in the last two years, data released by the city Tuesday showed. Approximately 787,000 adult city residents rode at last once a...
04:24, 09/18/2019

NFL greed leaving fewer reasons to be the good guy OK, let’s play “Let’s Say.” Let’s say you’re a reasonably well-adjusted adult living in the Jacksonville, Fla., area who previously spent some big dough on Jaguars tickets, parking, food and dri...
21:00, 07/27/2019

How many Americans with $1 million feel wealthy? Fewer than you may think. Only a small percentage of Americans who reached millionaire status feel wealthy, according to a new survey from Ameriprise Financial. Why is that?       ...
13:36, 07/17/2019

Baseball is giving us fewer reasons to tune in The first Sunday night baseball game to include the Yankees that I recall was played 28 years before MLB sold Sunday night large-market games to ESPN. And it remains, at least in my memory, as a colos...
09:12, 07/07/2019

'Center of Excellence' may not mean fewer deaths or readmissions (Reuters Health) - Select hospitals designated as "Centers of Excellence" by major U.S. health plans may not necessarily have lower death rates or fewer repeat admissions than other hospitals, a study...
23:36, 05/20/2019

Derbies dominate opening weekend of expanded Women's Super League The new Women's Super League season kicks off with two tasty London derbies and newly-promoted Tottenham travel to Chelsea and champions Arsenal host West Ham....
15:00, 07/01/2019

Jerry Jones Flings Fresh Bullcrap In Expanded PR Campaign Against Ezekiel Elliott Feeble elbow-skin sculpture Jerry Jones has ramped up his folksy PR campaign against holdout running back Ezekiel Elliott this week, as the regular season draws ever closer and Zeke’s attempt to negot...
21:24, 08/30/2019

Expanded Protective Netting Is Coming To Major League Baseball, One Stadium At A Time The Chicago White Sox announced Tuesday that they will extend protective netting at their stadium all the way to the foul poles this summer. They will be the first of 30 MLB teams to make the move all...
05:00, 06/19/2019

General Electric issues expanded response about fraud allegations, financial reporting GE addressed follow-up questions about its long-term care insurance and Baker Hughes units after a report alleged the company was masking the depths of its financial troubles....
18:24, 08/19/2019

Turcot nature park should be expanded to include escarpment, pedestrian walkway: report A public consultation commission has made 20 recommendations, including expanding the nature park, which runs alongside Highway 20, to make it a green entryway into the city....
21:48, 06/11/2019

Trudeau pledges $1.2 billion for new tramway, expanded transit network in Quebec City In addition to the federal contribution, the Quebec government will invest $1.8 billion and the municipal government will contribute $300 million to the project....
01:36, 08/20/2019

Democrat Buttigieg proposes expanded national service plan to unify country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is proposing a massive expansion of national service programs in a bid to help unify Americans and bring people from different backgrounds together....
14:36, 07/03/2019

Smokers in England light up 1.5bn fewer cigarettes a year Average consumption down nearly a quarter since 2011, researchers findNearly 1.5bn fewer cigarettes have been smoked each year in England since 2011, research has found.A study, funded by Cancer Resea...
22:12, 08/28/2019

Fewer parents are naming their kids Alexa or Siri Picking a name for your kid can be a long and difficult process. You have to take into account factors like the name’s sound, its meaning, its cultural connotations, and your family history. It’s a go...
16:24, 06/11/2019

Huawei handsets draw fewer clicks after U.S. ban: PriceSpy Huawei handsets are drawing fewer clicks from online shoppers since the United States blacklisted the Chinese telecom company, according to PriceSpy, a product comparison site that attracts an average...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Thousands protest against Trump in London but fewer than last year Thousands of people protested in central London on Tuesday against U.S. President Donald Trump's pomp-laden state visit to Britain, but numbers were far down from the tens of thousands who gathered to...
14:36, 06/04/2019

Stricter gun laws tied to fewer childhood gun deaths (Reuters Health) - U.S. states with tighter restrictions on the purchase and use of guns and ammunition may have fewer children die from shootings, a new study suggests....
20:48, 07/15/2019

There are 3 billion fewer birds in North America than there were in 1970 North America has lost nearly 3 billion birds since 1970, a study says. It found significant population declines among hundreds of bird species.        ...
02:12, 09/20/2019

Americans are old and having fewer kids. That's a huge risk to the economy America's population is aging and Millennials are having fewer kids than older generations did. That's a risk to the US economy that is not receiving as much attention as concerns about interest rates...
06:00, 05/29/2019

Apple unveils cheaper iPhone but fewer new features Apple unveiled new iPhones that, aside from improved cameras, are largely unchanged from previous models. An unexpected price cut for the cheapest model underscores the company's efforts to count...
05:48, 09/11/2019

Why do Britons have fewer close friends than people in any other country? A survey by Snapchat says people in Britain have a paucity of good pals. We took to the streets to find out moreHow many close friends is too many? In Britain, it seems to be a question of why we don’...
19:24, 06/25/2019

Fewer than one third of cloud users back up their own application data Cloud computing is convenient, though it does not do everything for IT professionals. Proper backups of SaaS application data lag far behind on-premises systems....
23:36, 09/06/2019

| 'Fewer but newer' nuclear arms in the world, says report The overall number of nuclear warheads in the world has declined in the past year but nations are modernising their arsenals, a report published Monday said....
07:24, 06/18/2019

Expanded South Korean military drills around disputed island draw Japanese protest South Korean forces began two days of expanded drills on Sunday around an island also claimed by Japan, prompting a protest from Tokyo only days after Seoul said it would scrap an intelligence-sharing...
11:00, 08/25/2019

Israel secretly expanded its Iran fight to Iraq, and it risks igniting a much larger conflict REUTERS/Amir Cohen Israel appears to have expanded its fight against Iranian activities into Iraq, risking a major escalation. Several ammo depots controlled by Iraqi militias with ties to Iran have ...
03:48, 08/24/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange's Expanded Trading Hours Initiative To Begin In Late September CHICAGO, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced that the first phase of its previously announced plans to expand CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® index) futures tr...
04:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. doctors giving fewer kids cough and cold medicines (Reuters Health) - American doctors are recommending cough and cold medicines less often amid a growing recognition that these treatments may be ineffective and lead to serious and potentially fatal s...
00:12, 07/30/2019

Study: 3 billion fewer birds in North America now than there were in 1970 North America has lost nearly three billion birds since 1970, a new study says, which also found significant population declines among hundreds of bird species, including those once considered plentif...
02:12, 09/20/2019

Mexico Detains Fewer Migrants as Crackdown Discourages Movement Mexico’s apprehensions and deportations of Central American migrants trying to reach the U.S. remained high in July, but fell from the previous month as a policy reversal that cracked down on irregula...
07:48, 08/05/2019

Tiffany says fewer Chinese tourists, US trade war led to sales decline Tiffany & Co. says the trade war is taking the shine off its sales. The luxury jeweler said sales declined in the most recent quarter because fewer Chinese tourists are traveling to the US, and becaus...
01:24, 06/05/2019

Fewer kids are riding and buying bicycles, and the industry is worried Manufacturers and retailers fret that U.S. children aren't bicycling as much as in past years, just as cycling equipment is about to get more expensive....
22:12, 06/04/2019

U.S. migrant holding centres clearing up with fewer detentions: official With fewer immigrants and more detention space, people apprehended along the U.S.-Mexico border won't be subject to the squalid, overcrowded conditions criticized earlier this year, said the acting se...
03:00, 08/16/2019

There are 3 billion fewer wild birds than in 1970, study shows The bird population in the United States and Canada was probably around 10.1 billion nearly half a century ago and has fallen 29 per cent to about 7.2 billion birds, according to a study in Thursday’s...
05:48, 09/20/2019

Tucker Carlson Returns From His Racism Vacation With Far Fewer Advertisers Earlier this month, Tucker Carlson claimed on air that the dangers of white supremacy are a “hoax,” a move that prompted quite a few of his advertisers to flee and coincidentally coincided with him ta...
09:12, 08/20/2019

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study that calls into question the potential for cannabis ...
02:12, 06/11/2019

US has half a million fewer jobs than believed after big government revision There were 501,000 fewer jobs created from April 2018 to March 2019. Jobs in retail, hospitality and professional services were revised down sharply.       ...
22:12, 08/21/2019

U.S. added 501K fewer jobs last year than previously reported The U.S. Labor Department revised down total job gains data from early 2018 through the first quarter of this year by about half a million jobs from an earlier report on Wednesday....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Military doctors are doing fewer amputations, and there's a risk they could forget how to treat them Getty Images/Matt Cardy The number of service members with combat-related amputations has declined sharply since 2011, when the number of amputations was at a peak of 260. There were three in 2018. T...
03:12, 06/08/2019

U.S. drivers cover fewer miles in June than year earlier: DOT Motorists traveled 0.3% fewer miles on U.S. roads and highways in June compared with a year earlier, the U.S. Department of Transportation said in a monthly report Wednesday....
22:12, 08/14/2019

U.S. farmers plant more corn, fewer soybeans than expected despite floods U.S. farmers planted more corn than expected despite heavy rains and flooding that market watchers had said kept farmers out of the fields for much of the spring, the U.S. government said on Friday....
19:00, 06/28/2019

Foxconn's Wisconsin plant opens next May with fewer jobs than promised Foxconn's long-promised factory in Wisconsin will finally begin production in May 2020, but to start, it's only creating 1,500 jobs. That's far fewer than the 13,000 jobs it once said i...
04:00, 07/11/2019

Kickstarter has fewer video game projects, and that's a good thing Video game projects may have found their stride in the crowdfunding world. According to ICO Partners, fewer games are being pitched on Kickstarter, but a greater percentage are reaching their goals. A...
18:24, 07/15/2019

Fewer cardiovascular events seen in diabetics after weight-loss surgery (Reuters Health) - For obese diabetics in a large U.S. study, weight-loss surgery was linked with a significant reduction in long-term rates of major cardiovascular problems....
09:48, 09/02/2019

Global warming could mean fewer fish for sport fishing, more die-offs across US Scientists and sport fishing officials across the U.S. warn global warming could have consequences for ecosystems, as well as sport fishing industries.        ...
02:36, 07/10/2019

Workers are putting in fewer hours. Is that a sign a recession is coming? Americans have worked fewer hours this year amid a trade war and global slowdown. That could foreshadow a slowdown in hiring, even a recession.       ...
16:48, 09/05/2019

Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win, vow more investment, fewer taxes Greece's opposition conservatives returned to power with a landslide victory in snap elections on Sunday, and Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a clear mandate for change, pledging ...
00:36, 07/08/2019

It May Not Be a Bad Thing Fewer U.S. Babies Were Born in 2018 Than in Any Year Since 1986 With American women increasingly delaying having children, fewer U.S. babies were born in 2018 than in any year since 1986, according to provisional data from the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
17:36, 05/15/2019

Businesses have a new labor problem: Fewer teens available for summer jobs Only about 40% of teens ages 16 through 19 were in the labor force last summer, according to a CNBC analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data.       ...
02:00, 07/06/2019

Fewer kids die from guns in states with stricter laws, study says Children living in states with more restrictions on firearms are less likely to die from them, a new study says.        ...
00:24, 07/17/2019

Apple alters search algorithms to deliver fewer of its own apps: NYT Apple Inc, following antitrust scrutiny in Europe and the United States, has altered the search algorithm for its App Store so that the company's own apps do not dominate the top positions, the New Yo...
04:48, 09/10/2019

Brazil's Embraer delivers fewer commercial planes in first quarter Brazil planemaker Embraer SA said on Friday that it delivered 11 commercial planes in the first quarter of 2019, three fewer than in the same period last year, as it works to cede control of that prof...
14:36, 05/03/2019

Improved air quality tied to fewer new childhood asthma cases (Reuters Health) - Childhood asthma rates appear to be dropping in many communities across southern California, and a new study suggests this may be due at least in part to improved air quality....
22:24, 05/21/2019

Trump administration announces plan for expanded hunting, fishing access across 1.4 million protected acres The plan would open 74 national wildlife refuges and 15 national fish hatcheries operated by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to outdoor sporting enthusiasts....
17:00, 06/06/2019

Spotify revenue beats but adds fewer-than-expected paid subscribers Spotify Technology SA's lighter-than-expected number of new paid subscribers drove shares as much as 5% lower in trading before the bell, overshadowing revenue, gross margins and user engagement succ...
19:24, 07/31/2019

Trump’s housing plan could leave buyers fewer options, experts say The Trump administration’s proposals envisions a smaller role for the government in the housing market, but leaves it to lawmakers and regulators to figure out many of the details....
21:12, 09/06/2019

Fewer teens are drinking. But a group of pediatricians is begging parents to be vigilant. I've been desperate for some evidence-based messaging that really works to keep kids sober until they are old enough to responsibly forge their own relationships with alcohol. The American Academy of ...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Sprint loses fewer-than-expected phone subscribers, shares rise Sprint Corp on Friday reported fewer-than-expected losses in quarterly net phone subscribers who pay a monthly bill, as the U.S. wireless carrier's cheaper plans helped it retain customers amid its p...
14:36, 08/02/2019

15 Political Parties Got Fewer Votes Than NOTA In 2019 General Election Of the 36 political parties, whose representatives were elected to the 17th Lok Sabha, 15 got fewer votes than NOTA. Many of these parties contested only a handful of seats....
01:00, 06/07/2019

Netflix adds fewer-than-expected subscribers in second quarter; shares tumble Netflix Inc added fewer paid subscribers than expected in the second quarter as the video streaming pioneer raised prices in some of its major markets, including the United States, sending its shares...
22:48, 07/17/2019

'Storm Area 51': few arrests and fewer actual aliens at party in the desert Crowds for internet-fuelled event in low thousands, officials sayMan reported missing found, a few tresspassers arrestedThe promoter of an event set up around the “Storm Area 51” internet craze in the...
22:24, 09/21/2019

Malaysia's Last Male Sumatran Rhino Dies, Fewer Than 80 Left In World Malaysia's last surviving male Sumatran rhino died Monday, wildlife officials said, leaving behind only one female in the country and pushing the critically-endangered species closer to extinction....
15:00, 05/27/2019

Fewer teens smoke weed in states that legalize marijuana: study Not everyone is getting higher in 420-friendly states. Marijuana use has plummeted with young people in states where pot has been legalized for recreational use — despite reports that weed has b...
02:48, 07/09/2019

Men who receive paid paternity leave want fewer children, study finds Spain’s paternity leave was part of a set of policies to promote gender equality in the labor market and at home, a researcher saidParents who received paid paternity leave took longer to have another...
22:24, 05/20/2019

Fewer parents smoke when pediatricians offer tobacco screening, treatment (Reuters Health) - Parents who smoke may be more likely to quit when they receive tobacco screening and smoking cessation treatment from their child's pediatrician than when they don't get this suppor...
09:36, 08/14/2019

'GoT' and 'Big Bang Theory' finales mark shift to fewer shared TV experiences Two major hits, "Game of Thrones" and "The Big Bang Theory," are signing off within days of each other. Whether those shared viewing experiences represent a celebration or a wake is once again the sub...
22:00, 05/18/2019

Fewer Americans believe children can prosper, learn in U.S., Gallup poll shows A new study on International Youth Day Monday showed that Americans are becoming starkly less confident about opportunities for children to grow and learn in the United States....
02:02, 08/13/2019

Even as Floods Worsen With Climate Change, Fewer People Insure Against Disaster The Midwest floods have highlighted a gap in disaster readiness: Fewer Americans are buying flood insurance, even as climate change increases their risk....
11:24, 06/08/2019

Fewer than half of Republican voters say politicians should disavow racism from their supporters Zach Gibson/Getty Images Just under half of self-identified Republican voters believe that politicians should disavow racist behavior from their supporters, according to new INSIDER polling. The pol...
02:00, 07/26/2019

Xiaomi growth slows as fewer people buy phones, Huawei competition bites Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp posted its slowest revenue growth as a public company, missing analysts' estimates, as it lost market share to Huawei and customers held on to their phones before...
09:00, 08/21/2019

MTA workers’ union rejects ‘insulting’ proposals for fewer vacation days, less overtime Amid looming deficits and ballooning overtime bills, the MTA wants to change workers’ contracts to cut back on their vacation days and overtime, new documents show. Transport Workers Union Local...
21:48, 08/20/2019

Foxconn Plant to Open in 2020 With Fewer Jobs Than Promised, and State Rep Has 'No Idea What They’re Actually Going to Be Doing' After months of growing confusion and anger, the people of Wisconsin are finally getting some answers about the manufacturing plant that Foxconn is building in their state. Though even those answers a...
06:48, 07/12/2019

McDonald's new, smaller late-night menu has arrived with fewer options McDonald's new late-night menu debuted April 30 at participating restaurants nationwide. Between midnight and 5 a.m. restaurants have fewer options.        ...
09:12, 04/30/2019

Spurs’ Dele Alli insists he improved last season despite fewer goals and assists • Tottenham midfielder endured injury-hit campaign• ‘Defensively, in possession, I’ve improved on that,’ says AlliDele Alli insists he became a better player last season despite his overall numbers – ...
23:48, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Embraer posts quarterly loss due to fewer plane deliveries Embraer SA reported a $42.5 million loss for the first quarter on Wednesday, its fifth straight quarter of losses, as revenue fell amid fewer plane deliveries and as the Brazilian planemaker spent hea...
19:24, 05/15/2019

Study on Amazon and Fake CDs Makes Sweeping Claims After Testing Fewer Than 100 Albums It’s no secret that Amazon struggles to keep fake products off its online marketplace, and it has for a while now. So when a new study made headlines this week for supposedly finding that a quarter of...
06:24, 08/17/2019

NYPD chief confirms cops are making fewer arrests since Pantaleo firing A top NYPD boss admitted Wednesday that cops are making fewer arrests in the wake of Officer Daniel Pantaleo’s firing — a slowdown that comes ahead of the often violent Labor Day weekend. “We’ve seen ...
02:12, 08/29/2019

Death on the trail: More Americans visit national parks, but fewer rangers on patrol The National Park Service ranger is a symbol of America's public lands. But budget cuts mean there are fewer today to keep animals and people safe.        ...
20:36, 06/29/2019

Trump cheers GM’s plans to sell Ohio plan to firm with fewer than 100 workers The companies were more guarded than the president when discussing the Lordstown plant, which was closed in March with the layoffs of 4,500 employees....
23:00, 05/08/2019

Here's the Real Reason Ariana Grande Has Fewer International Tour Dates Than Fans Expected Ariana Grande is setting the record straight. On Thursday, the 25-year-old singer tweeted the list of new dates added to her Sweetener World Tour. While many fans were excited about the......
23:12, 06/20/2019

'Not just for white, educated foodies': fewer people are shopping at farmers' markets on food stamps California is rich with agriculture, but the region has seen a decline in low-income residents at outdoor marketsSan Francisco farmers’ markets are overflowing with summer’s plentiful bounty, but many...
09:36, 07/24/2019

Higher price, fewer models and brands pose challenge to adoption of 5G smartphones in Gulf Despite the ongoing buzz around the launch of 5G smartphones in the UAE and the GCC currently, industry experts expect the adoption to remain slow.“The average selling price remains measuredly ...
13:24, 07/11/2019

Google Sold Fewer Pixels at the Start of 2019 Than the Year Before, Despite Launch of Pixel 3 Line Google doesn’t sound like it’s had a great time trying to sell consumers on its Pixel line of phones lately, in part because there’s too much competition for high-end devices—at least according to rem...
05:36, 04/30/2019

Penn professor under fire after suggesting US better off with 'fewer nonwhites', defenders say comment lacks context A University of Pennsylvania professor is facing calls to fire a professor over the comments that she made at a conservative conference last weekend, insinuating that the U.S would be better off with ...
21:00, 07/19/2019

Barron Hilton, who expanded family's Hilton Hotels empire, dies at 91 Hotelier and philanthropist Barron Hilton died on Thursday of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles. He was 91.       ...
22:03, 09/20/2019

Senate OKs bipartisan $4.6B border bill, fewer curbs on Trump immigration policies than House plan, next step unclear WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate OKs bipartisan $4.6B border bill, fewer curbs on Trump immigration policies than House plan, next step unclear....
22:24, 06/26/2019

Heathrow plans 12-mile 'green loop' around expanded airport for cyclists and pedestrians Heathrow bosses want to create a 12-mile "green loop" of cycleways, footpaths and wildlife "reserves" around the expanded airport to offset criticism that the third runway will eat up hundreds of acre...
15:12, 06/18/2019

Chicago White Sox's expanded netting saves fans from Jeff McNeil's leaping catch The Chicago White Sox expanded netting to foul poles and it helped protect fans when the New York Mets' Jeff McNeil made a spectacular leaping catch.       ...
09:00, 08/02/2019

A 'troubling signal' for the economy is fewer goods being shipped across the country Retailers and manufacturers are shipping fewer goods by truck, rail and air. That's adding to concerns about a possible looming recession       ...
13:24, 07/25/2019

Boom in overdose-reversing drug is tied to fewer drug deaths Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades....
09:12, 08/08/2019

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 attention. But are people being honest when it comes ...
02:48, 08/06/2019

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 the convenience and quality of their checkups, a n...
00:00, 04/30/2019

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 caffeine. We have patients to see, some of whom are on th...
19:24, 06/06/2019

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 help with the problem....
22:12, 06/18/2019

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. But a few years ago, he decided to jump on a hot new...
14:25, 08/11/2019

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 unprofessional behavior....
03:12, 06/20/2019

| DR Congo tests 12 more patients for Ebola Twelve people were ordered to undergo testing for possible Ebola infection in Goma in DR Congo on Saturday, only days after three patients in the densely populated city tested positive for the disease...
00:48, 08/04/2019

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 story this weekend on the desperate times at a rur...
19:12, 05/13/2019

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 by the thousands....
09:24, 09/03/2019

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 parts of the brain not affected by the disease, expert...
00:36, 06/25/2019

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 legislative efforts in the Senate could be an importa...
12:36, 07/31/2019

'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 feels blocked and treat them for the wrong symptoms...
20:36, 06/06/2019

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 their home. Top doctors fighting Ebola quickly used...
21:48, 08/14/2019

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 treatment, a study says....
18:12, 04/28/2019

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 directly administering fatal painkiller doses for ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

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 construction near Hacienda and River Roads. The 10,...
03:24, 05/10/2019

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 inserted, a Michigan study suggests....
23:36, 06/19/2019

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 dementia cases in patients who had suffered strokes....
03:00, 09/13/2019

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 University study tracked nearly 200 patients who recorded ...
20:12, 06/04/2019

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 them....
14:12, 05/07/2019

Canada's BC will be first province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, sav...
04:12, 05/28/2019

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 concentrated among white patients and people who can...
23:12, 05/14/2019

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 levels in their blood....
23:00, 05/09/2019

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — Niels Högel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able...
16:36, 06/06/2019

Report: Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls We’re already living in a national robocall nightmare, but at least most of the time, for most of us, dealing with phone spam is not a matter of life and death. As a Tuesday report in the Washington P...
06:12, 06/18/2019

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 clinical trial where medication and doctor's visits a...
19:24, 07/31/2019

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 fatal Legionnaires’ disease to immediately flu...
17:00, 06/01/2019

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 assaulted victims at the Merrow Park Practice in Gu...
16:00, 05/17/2019

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 people, blind people and other patients who cannot easi...
10:24, 07/10/2019

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early tes...
15:48, 06/03/2019

'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 come at a costAt 18, Finn James went to get a tooth r...
15:36, 08/19/2019

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 lists and in dialysis clinics. However, the adminis...
06:36, 08/02/2019

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 identify patients that will respond best....
09:48, 08/02/2019

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 and isolating. But some patents are now finding the h...
17:36, 06/03/2019

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 treat victims of the disease is how many of the people ...
04:36, 09/17/2019

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 the disease better,” an expert says....
15:24, 06/24/2019

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 autonomy....
02:00, 05/16/2019

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 women is greater than ever....
08:36, 05/28/2019

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 pain and OxyContin was pushed as a non-addictive m...
20:00, 09/14/2019

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 — and that one of the alleged victims is now actually...
05:24, 07/12/2019

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 serial killers....
03:00, 08/31/2019

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 mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
03:48, 07/17/2019

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 neuroimaging device. The system could help doctors diagnose ...
16:12, 09/12/2019

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-reactive protein levels....
22:36, 07/11/2019

HHS proposal gives doctors access to patients' addiction records The Trump administration has proposed a plan to tackle the opioid epidemic by allowing doctors to enter substance abuse treatment into a patient's medical history....
01:00, 08/24/2019

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, according to a review of existing research....
17:36, 08/16/2019

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 Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. It’s an iss...
16:24, 07/12/2019

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 haven't told their doctors, survey data suggest....
21:36, 04/28/2019

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 study suggests....
06:00, 09/04/2019

PhRMA: Drug advertising rules would confuse patients Pharmaceutical ads mandate also would ignore First Amendment and give short shrift to FDA, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America        ...
06:00, 05/17/2019

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 costs and sometimes living expenses while they undergo...
19:36, 09/12/2019

Japan court orders gov't to pay families of leprosy patients A Japanese court ordered the government to pay $3.4 million to more than 500 descendants of leprosy patients who were segregated and quarantined in sanitariums for decades....
17:00, 06/28/2019

DNA Data Shared in Ways Patients May Find Surprising Deals between drugmakers and hospital systems to mine the genetic profiles of hospital patients are triggering concerns over the control of valuable genetic data....
00:24, 08/13/2019

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 disease....
18:12, 04/28/2019

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 predict if patients will wake up....
22:00, 06/28/2019

Former USC gynecologist George Tyndall charged in sex assaults of 16 patients A former University of Southern California gynecologist was arrested Thursday and charged with sexually assaulting 16 young women between the ages of 17 and 29 years old who visited the school's healt...
08:36, 06/27/2019

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 Missouri. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports 40-year-old...
17:24, 05/06/2019

Patients evacuated as fire hits hospital in Rio de Janeiro A fire at a Rio de Janeiro hospital has forced staff to hastily evacuate patients and temporarily settle some on sheets and mattresses in the street while firefighters battle the blaze...
04:12, 09/13/2019

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 real thing...
10:24, 06/09/2019

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, that is. Dr. Isaac Herschkopf used his influence to ...
07:48, 06/09/2019

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 hospital and after they go home, a new study suggests....
00:12, 07/30/2019

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 concentrating, according to research in Taiwan....
19:12, 06/14/2019

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 chemical shift in DNA activation, to increase the risk...
00:00, 08/13/2019

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 by the thousands....
03:24, 09/04/2019

Squishy Rubik's Cube could help patients monitor their health The squishy Rubik's Cube-like object created by a team of chemists from the US and China is more than just a puzzle toy you can play with. They used sticky self-healing hydrogel to make the 3 x 3...
09:36, 08/13/2019

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 sentence for the murder of 85 patients in his care, confir...
16:48, 06/06/2019

Surgeons restore hand and arm function in paralysed patients A number of patients who were diagnosed with complete paralysis have been given new hope, after pioneering nerve surgery restored movement in their elbows and hands....
05:24, 07/05/2019

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. It wasn’t the first sign of trouble: Words, the “NYP...
01:36, 05/30/2019

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 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbe...
11:24, 06/04/2019

Medical marijuana patients can face problems in other states Medical marijuana has been legalized in 33 U.S. states, but for the almost 3 million patients who want to travel, other state laws are a confusing patchwork of differing rules....
13:36, 09/09/2019

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 suggests....
22:48, 08/05/2019

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 the financial penalties associated with them, accord...
02:36, 08/23/2019

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 to seize you up. It just wants to crumple you in,...
21:12, 06/20/2019

‘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 mysteries and unsolvable ailments, then “crowdsourcing...
08:24, 08/06/2019

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 professionals to be involved in their care, suggests a s...
19:48, 05/29/2019

J&J Directed To Pay Rs 25 Lakh To Patients For Alleged Faulty Hip Implant The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed Johnson and Johnson to make interim payment of Rs 25 lakh each to 67 patients who have undergone revision surgeries for alleged faulty hip implants made by......
18:12, 05/30/2019

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 an option, U.S. doctors say....
05:00, 05/14/2019

‘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 are no longer afraid of it, doctors say, though ma...
16:48, 06/22/2019

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a result, free and sliding scale birth control, STD test...
00:36, 08/21/2019

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 may help identify patients at greatest need for tr...
17:36, 05/14/2019

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly 11.9 million patients, including credit card numbe...
20:36, 06/03/2019

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 will reduce bureaucracy and bring relief to gravely...
23:48, 07/25/2019

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 frightening, even if that surgeon is impeccably trained...
08:36, 06/21/2019

Former Veterans Affairs doctor charged in death of three patients Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged a former Veterans Affairs pathologist for the deaths of three veterans and for attempting to cover up substance abuse that led to thousands of misdiagnoses....
08:12, 08/21/2019

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 their out-of-pocket costs for drugs in recent years, a...
00:00, 05/02/2019

PhRMA: Patents yield real benefits for patients Not only would weaker patent protections limit investment, they'd also cut competition, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.       ...
01:00, 07/19/2019

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 suggests....
21:00, 07/02/2019

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 contact – a hospital’s phone system goes down, p...
22:36, 06/18/2019

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 company said Monday....
19:48, 06/03/2019

German nurse who killed at least 85 patients jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
14:00, 06/06/2019

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 living homes, too. With names like Stevie, Paro and Pil...
22:12, 08/23/2019

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....
14:00, 07/23/2019

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. study that suggests some patients may be sent home...
00:36, 05/29/2019

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 because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to res...
15:12, 06/06/2019

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-profit dialysis centers, a new study shows....
05:48, 09/11/2019

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 final statement to the court Wednesday, saying he ...
19:36, 06/05/2019

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 could intervene and impress them....
21:12, 05/15/2019

| WATCH | Traffic jams cause patients' death in ambulances Gridlock in Manila is costing lives as ambulances stuck in traffic face severe delays in the race against the clock to reach the city's hospitals, medics warn....
23:36, 09/09/2019

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 calling on one of Maryland’s largest hospitals to dr...
23:24, 07/22/2019

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 pounds and improved their overall well-being....
19:12, 06/12/2019

Australian Ambulance To Grant "Final Wishes" Of Terminally Ill Patients Inspired by an Australian ambulance crew who took a dying woman to the beach on her way to hospital, officials have announced a dedicated vehicle to grant final wishes to terminally ill patients....
17:24, 07/26/2019

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 for an assortment of health problems, and even deat...
00:24, 08/08/2019

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 patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a ...
03:48, 07/17/2019

Patients’ social media use can threaten the reliability of clinical trials Testing new pharmaceutical treatments is a complicated process. Very often, participants have preferences or hopes, either about what the test should measure or about what the outcome should be. Patie...
15:36, 06/25/2019

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 demand better working conditions, following years of c...
16:24, 06/17/2019

Drug Shortage Leaves Patients Without Immune-Disorder Treatment A shortage of a versatile medicine used to treat immune disorders and other diseases has forced U.S. hospitals and infusion clinics to suspend treatment for many patients....
13:36, 08/09/2019

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned from these behaviors as a window into our mental hea...
23:12, 06/17/2019

Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again Perhaps one of the profound yet underappreciated aspects of being alive is the ability to reach out with your hand and feel the world around you—whether it’s fresh-cut grass or the face of a loved one...
22:36, 07/24/2019

Gynecologist At US College Sexually Abused Hundreds Of Patients, Arrested A former gynecologist at a top California university was arrested and charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 young women during medical examinations, officials said....
04:24, 06/27/2019

Patients wearing fat suits 'reveal medical students' prejudices' Researchers have said that getting hospital patients to wear fat suits could reveal the prejudices of medical students against overweight and obese people....
23:36, 08/06/2019

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's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00...
18:48, 08/07/2019

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 market....
09:12, 08/06/2019

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 research suggests....
09:48, 08/02/2019

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 depression. The biggest downside is it’s very ex...
12:36, 05/22/2019

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 one case, Dr. Robert Morris Levy allegedly declared ...
03:24, 08/21/2019

Quest Diagnostics Says 11.9 Million Patients Possibly Affected by Breach Quest Diagnostics said the billing collections firm it works with experienced a data breach on its web payment platform that may have affected 11.9 million patients....
14:48, 06/03/2019

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 healthcare ...
19:12, 05/14/2019

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 live longer, new research suggests.The drug pembrolizu...
06:36, 06/04/2019

Some hospitals turn away ambulances when the patients are more likely to be poor, study finds A study found private hospitals are more likely to turn away ambulances when a public hospital is on diversion.        ...
21:36, 05/13/2019

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 clinical laboratory company said in a release that an ...
16:24, 06/04/2019

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill that would remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed by state governments, so why should cannab...
17:48, 06/04/2019

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 week....
19:48, 06/04/2019

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 suggests....
10:48, 08/17/2019

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 finally get access to a drug that can slow the disease’s...
01:36, 05/09/2019

Honoring mom: Brandon Carr connects with breast cancer patients When the Ravens cornerback thinks of his mom Sunday, he'll remember the commitment she made to her family, but her memory influences him beyond Mother's Day....
00:48, 05/13/2019

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 against a health care professional in the US....
23:24, 06/05/2019

A nurse pushed his patients to the brink of death. He just admitted to 55 killings. Former nurse Niels Hoegel, known as "resuscitation Rambo," is accused of murdering dozens of patients — injecting them with drugs to induce cardiac arrest, then trying to revive them....
01:00, 06/06/2019

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 before the United States. The European approvals syst...
09:48, 06/06/2019

German killer nurse sentenced to life for murdering patients Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty in German hospitals until 2005. He is Germany's worst peacetime killer....
11:00, 06/06/2019

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 facing jail....
14:12, 05/15/2019

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 symptoms....
02:00, 09/06/2019

Mayo Clinic Uses AI to Glean Patients' Overall Health From EKG Heart Test Artificial intelligence could help doctors learn more than the condition of a patient’s heart from an electrocardiogram: Applying AI to the heart test data could indicate overall health status, resear...
13:24, 08/30/2019

Ohio doctor accused of murdering 25 patients is set to face hearing The Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder is set for a hearing Wednesday after seeking to use a new lawyer known for successfully defending high-profile clients such as Casey Anthony and Aaron ...
18:36, 08/28/2019

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 Pentax Medical told U.S. regulators last month, putt...
04:36, 08/31/2019

The Failed Promise of DNA Testing: Patients Seeking Answers Get Uncertainty Genetic testing provides families and doctors a wealth of new information. But the medical world is making rapid advances in understanding what the data means, and that’s whipsawing diagnoses and trea...
23:00, 05/17/2019

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 as an inpatient, a U.S. study suggests....
02:12, 08/27/2019

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 patients lethal injections to trigger heart attacks i...
16:00, 05/17/2019

French doctor charged with killing nine patients in resuscitation scam An anaesthetist in the French eastern city of Besancon is suspected of poisoning patients during surgery to trigger heart failures and then heroically bring them back from the brink of death....
00:48, 05/17/2019

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 where he stands on transgender and LGBTQ issues....
21:00, 05/24/2019

Hospital rating systems don't align — so which should patients believe? You probably wouldn't go to a C-rated restaurant. But with conflicting hospital ratings, you could wind up at one with both an "A" and one star.        ...
22:24, 05/24/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's deadliest postwar serial killer after allegedly kill...
20:36, 05/16/2019

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 drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, sav...
02:12, 05/28/2019

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 drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, sav...
05:48, 05/28/2019

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 treatment options, in a boost for the British drugmaker'...
12:12, 08/23/2019

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 patients that benefit from Bayer's Vitrakvi drug....
14:48, 05/29/2019

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 years are continuing to show improvement in qualit...
02:48, 05/30/2019

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 into cardiac arrest because he liked the feeling o...
11:00, 06/06/2019

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 bleeding as a side effect of medication prescribed...
03:24, 04/30/2019

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 health care provider, a new study shows....
18:24, 05/08/2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls For a cancer center in Tampa, Florida, robocalls have become a life-and-death danger to doctors and patients alike -- one that demands Congress take action....
20:24, 04/30/2019

Three hospital patients dead from listeria linked to packaged sandwiches Three people have died and three are seriously ill following an outbreak of listeria infection in hospitals in England, Public Health England has said....
00:36, 06/08/2019

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 artery to increase blood flow....
18:12, 04/28/2019

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 significant development for transgender patients consid...
13:24, 06/11/2019

Patients evacuate Brazil hospital during fire, 1 person dead A fire at a Rio de Janeiro hospital has caused one death and forced staff to hastily evacuate patients and temporarily settle some on sheets and mattresses in the street while firefighters battled the...
05:48, 09/13/2019

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured.” Doctors fighting Ebol...
19:13, 08/13/2019

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 suicide has not reported these experiences during a ...
02:36, 08/16/2019

Brazil Hospital Fire Leaves 11 Dead, Many of Them Elderly Patients (RIO DE JANEIRO) — A fire raced through a hospital in Rio de Janeiro overnight, forcing staff to wheel patients into the streets on beds or in wheelchairs and killing at least 11 people, many of...
11:36, 09/14/2019

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 gathered on the porch of a single story house next d...
09:24, 08/15/2019

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 progression or death, according to new research....
02:36, 08/16/2019

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 behalf....
20:00, 04/30/2019

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 times higher than individuals without these conditions...
02:36, 06/08/2019

Health Firms Use Personal Data to Identify At-Risk Patients Health insurers and providers say analyzing nonmedical information can help them identify patients who are at risk of getting ill and enable preventive steps....
05:00, 04/30/2019

German Nurse Who Killed 85 Patients In His Care Sentenced To Life A German nurse believed to be the most prolific serial killer in the country's post-war history was handed a life sentence Thursday for killing 85 patients in his care....
11:48, 06/06/2019

'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 penetrated...
21:24, 09/09/2019

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 American patients from getting abortions by seizing t...
17:48, 09/10/2019

Transplant centers reject potentially usable kidneys as patients die, study says Roughly 9 percent of people on the kidney waitlist die, and about 84 percent of once rejected kidneys end up being used with somebody -- suggesting some of the deaths could be prevented, according to ...
21:24, 08/30/2019

UPDATE 2-British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, sav...
04:12, 05/28/2019

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 compared to 100 percent of patients who get the drug...
01:36, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 3-British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, sav...
19:36, 05/28/2019

YouTube Testimonials Lure Patients to Shady Stem Cell Clinics Emotional videos, often paid for by clinics, are attracting desperate patients to unproven stem cell treatments that can be dangerous—or even deadly....
15:24, 06/14/2019

GSK drug boosts response rates in blood cancer patients: study British Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline on Friday said its experimental cancer treatment belantamab mafodotin met the primary goal of a study for the treatment of patients with a type of blood cancer....
09:48, 08/23/2019

Two-drug combo more effective at lowering blood sugar in diabetes patients Prescribing metformin and vildagliptin to people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes reduced their long-term blood sugar levels more than single-drug therapy in a recent study....
18:12, 09/18/2019

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 medical data with doctors, Chief Executive Frans van ...
18:36, 06/13/2019

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 better. Each week, Friends With Flowers bundle up donat...
00:36, 06/13/2019

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical treatment and then for six months afterward....
18:24, 06/29/2019

Gilead, Novartis cancer therapies losing patients to experimental treatments Unusually high numbers of U.S. lymphoma patients are choosing experimental treatments over expensive cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences Inc and Novartis AG , new data shows, helping explain why s...
15:00, 07/30/2019

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....
12:00, 08/13/2019

Court says Japan government owes compensation to families of leprosy patients A Japanese court on Friday ordered the government to pay compensation to the families of leprosy patients who suffered discrimination and mistreatment because of government policies that violated the...
10:24, 06/28/2019

FDA flags risks from AbbVie, Gilead, Merck hepatitis C drugs to certain patients The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it had identified 63 cases of worsening liver function in certain patients taking hepatitis C medicines made by drugmakers Merck & Co Inc, Gilea...
23:48, 08/28/2019

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 Task Force said....
19:13, 08/13/2019

Immunosuppressive drug combo keeps lung transplant patients alive longer Lung transplant patients in a recent study who took a mix of two immunosuppressive drugs, sirolimus and tacrolimus, had a median survival rate of nearly nine years -- two more than the most commonly u...
00:36, 08/30/2019

For Many Diabetes Patients, Skin Patches and Phones Are Replacing Finger Pricks Diabetes patients increasingly rely on wearable glucose monitors and insulin pumps to manage a disease affecting some 30 million Americans—which is setting off fierce competition among makers of the d...
15:48, 07/29/2019

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 following a diet low in carbohydrates may help....
17:24, 04/30/2019

FDNY warns of major data breach possibly affecting more than 10,000 patients The FDNY admitted Friday that an employee’s personal hard drive was ripped off and thousands of EMS patients may have had their information compromised — five months after learning of the theft. The t...
05:36, 08/10/2019

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 worsening than those who received a placebo, accordi...
15:36, 06/02/2019

Princess Diana Wanted To Help AIDS Patients In Kolkata, Reveals New Book Princess Diana in 1997 had expressed her desire to accommodate a small number of AIDS patients in Kolkata after Mother Teresa talked about it, reveals a new book on LM Singhvi, India's longest-serving...
01:24, 08/19/2019

Lab Testing Giant Quest Diagnostics Says Data Breach May Have Hit Nearly 12 Million Patients Clinical lab testing titan Quest Diagnostics acknowledged in a press release on Monday that an “unauthorized user” had gained access to personal information on around 11.9 million customers, including...
16:48, 06/04/2019

Study: At-home blood pressure monitors work best for black patients The screenings are less expensive and are more likely to detect thickening of the left heart chambers of black patients than those taken at the doctor's office....
02:24, 09/18/2019

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

HIV patients at higher risk for early heart disease, lack of care Antiretroviral therapy used with HIV patients opens them up to heart disease, sudden cardiac failure, heart failure and sudden cardiac deaths compared to people without the virus....
23:24, 06/04/2019

German nurse who 'murdered 200 patients' with lethal drugs jailed for life A NURSE has been sentenced for killing 85 of his patients, with police believing the actual number is around 200, in the worst killing spree in Germany's post-war history....
03:12, 06/07/2019

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 doctors that can unnecessarily cost patients tens of ...
02:00, 05/10/2019

Weight loss jab ‘sees obese patients shed 9.7lbs in four weeks’ SCIENTISTS hope weight loss jabs will be used in the obesity fight. A study showed the injections helped type-2 diabetics to lose an average of 9.7lbs....
11:12, 08/07/2019