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Patients sleep under the stars in long queue for medical visas | Stefanie Glinski

Sick and elderly Afghans queue outdoors for several nights for their chance to get into Pakistan for medical careSurrounded by barbed wire and without shelter from rain o...

Patients sleep under the stars in long queue for medical visas | Stefanie Glinski

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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

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

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

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

Medical data stolen in Quest breach makes patients very vulnerable, experts say Having medical data stolen makes the nearly 12 million consumers affected by the breach especially vulnerable targets for identity theft.        ...
23:36, 06/06/2019

7 places you can sleep in a bubble under the stars or northern lights Here's where you can sleep inside clear bubble domes to view the stars, northern lights and majestic landscapes.        ...
15:12, 05/28/2019

Sleep Soundly Under the Stars Knowing You Saved 20% on Camping Gear From Backcountry If you’re big into camping, you’ll want to pitch a tent at Backcountry’s sale on camping gear, happening today only. Outdoor adventurers can save an additional 20% on tons of gear, including sleeping ...
19:12, 05/20/2019

Third of adults still sleep with childhood teddy with 15 per cent admitting they can't sleep without it More than a third of adults still sleep with their childhood teddy, with 15 per cent admitting they cannot sleep without it, according to a new survey....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Less Than 7 Hours Of Sleep Bad For Your Heart: Eat These Sleep-Inducing Foods People who sleep less than seven hours each night are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and coronary heart disease, warn researchers. Read on....
00:36, 05/28/2019

'Long Shot' stars talk politics "Long Shot" stars Charlize Theron and June David Raphael say women often face extra scrutiny in politics. (May 23)        ...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Why I won’t be joining the queue at the top of Everest A startling picture of overcrowding near the summit shows the peril of turning the mountain into a form of adventure tourismMountaineering is a physical pursuit demanding an affinity for suffering. Wh...
12:12, 05/26/2019

Good Sleep Quality, Mood Linked To Good Working Memory: 5 Sleep-Inducing Foods According to a recent study published in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, a strong link was found between working memory and factors like sleep, age and mood....
17:00, 05/11/2019

What is Pokémon Sleep? Everything we know about the sleep tracking app You're likely no stranger to having Pokémon on your phone after the success of Pokémon Go in 2016, but now you may be able to have your own collection of pocket monsters influence your ...
18:24, 06/11/2019

Cutting the queue with business mobility technology In today’s age of instant gratification, consumers are used to getting what they want, when they want. Every interaction we have with a brand is expected to be quick, seamless and personalised ...
15:12, 05/23/2019

Zac Efron adds to Netflix's Ted Bundy queue in 'Extremely Wicked' As branding goes, being the "Ted Bundy programming service" might seem like a dubious title. Yet Netflix continues to mine that vein with "Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile," a movie that sta...
02:24, 05/04/2019

Look at the queue to be Tory leader. No-deal Brexit is more likely than ever | Gina Miller It is pitiful enough watching the Tory party trying to out-Farage Farage, but it’s also taking Britain closer to disasterWhen it comes to Brexit, all I can think about now are the lyrics to The Windmi...
13:00, 05/29/2019

Our animal series recommendations are the purrfect addition to your streaming queue You may feel your streaming queues are already bursting with options, what with full seasons of highly-anticipated revivals dropping mid-week and a Sunday programming schedule so packed, you have to s...
22:48, 05/11/2019

Spotify tests 'Social Listening' so you can queue up songs with your friends The latest new feature to be undergoing testing at Spotify would seem to be shared queues – tracks of upcoming tunes that you can listen to and edit together with friends.Spotted by noted app e...
21:36, 06/01/2019

Actor Demián Bichir confirms wife Stefanie Sherk's death by suicide, mourns 'soulmate' Oscar-nominated actor Demián Bichir is opening up about the loss of his wife, Stefanie Sherk, who he says took her own life.        ...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Stranger Things Lego: Superfans queue for over 12 hours to get their hands on special edition set Lego superfans queued for more than 12 hours to get their hands on a Stranger Things special edition set following a late-night launch at the London flagship store....
14:12, 05/15/2019

ABC courting 'bigger stars' for next season of 'Dancing with the Stars' The next edition of "DWTS" will feature more famous contenders than the reality TV personalities, athletes and former child stars who have competed in recent seasons....
12:24, 05/15/2019

EU restricts visas for non-cooperation on migration Citizens from third countries that do not take back rejected asylum seekers may find it more difficult to obtain visas for the EU. Conversely, full cooperation could reap extra rewards....
18:36, 06/06/2019

US to make 30,000 more visas available for seasonal workers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Administration is making 30,000 more temporary visas available for seasonal work through the end of September. According to a copy of the rule obtained by The Associated Pr...
17:24, 05/06/2019

Rule Allows 30,000 Additional Seasonal Worker Visas The Trump administration moved ahead to allow an additional 30,000 seasonal workers to return to the U.S. this summer, a higher-than-expected number....
18:00, 05/06/2019

UK students stripped of visas over cheating accusations Around 34,000 international students were plunged into illegality after being accused of cheating on an English language test. Some gave up and returned to their home countries. Others found themselve...
19:00, 06/12/2019

| Qatar will not grant visas to 'enemies' - tourism chief Qatar will not grant visas to those it considers "enemies", the secretary general of the National Tourism Council said in reference to Egyptians seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing political ...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Qatar will not grant visas to its 'enemies': tourism official Qatar will not grant visas to those it considers "enemies", the secretary-general of the National Tourism Council said in reference to Egyptians seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing political ...
11:48, 05/05/2019

Peru starts demanding passports, visas from Venezuelans Riot police are guarding Peru's northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country....
05:12, 06/16/2019

US lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students and researchers A group of Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or research visas to the U.S....
04:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. lawmakers want to tighten visas for Chinese students, researchers A group of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in Congress introduced legislation on Tuesday intended to prohibit anyone employed or sponsored by the Chinese military from receiving student or...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Senators want visas for Afghans now stranded after helping U.S. forces Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday revived an effort to provide visas to move to the United States for Afghans who worked for Americans during the long war in their country and are ...
22:48, 05/15/2019

Peru begins requesting passports and visas from Venezuelans Riot police are guarding Peru’s northern border to ensure that only Venezuelan migrants who hold a passport and humanitarian visa can enter the country...
16:48, 06/15/2019

Qatar disowns tourism official's comments on visas for 'enemies' A Qatari tourism official said the country would not grant visas to those it considers "enemies" in reference to Egyptian nationals seeking to enter the country amid an ongoing dispute, a remark that ...
00:12, 05/06/2019

Trump administration to issue 30,000 additional visas for temporary workers The Trump administration announced Monday that it will make 30,000 additional visas available for temporary non-agricultural workers available in 2019 through the H-2B visa program. The decision was m...
21:00, 05/06/2019

"El Chapo" mother, sisters get US visas to visit drug lord The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City has granted the mother of convicted drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman a visa so she can visit her son in prison....
20:48, 06/01/2019

Restrictive Mexican visas keep Central American migrants away from U.S. border Mexico has released hundreds of migrants from a detention center near Guatemala's border, but regional visitor visas keep them away from the United States....
11:24, 05/09/2019

China Denies Visas To 90 Pak Brides Amid Trafficking Fears: Report Amidst a raging controversy over Pakistani girls being trafficked to China after fake marriages, the Chinese embassy here has withheld visas of 90 Pakistani brides, according to a media report....
13:24, 05/15/2019

Blues 4, Stars 1 | Series is tied, 3-3: N.H.L. Playoffs: Blues Knock Out Stars Goalie and Force Game 7 Jaden Schwartz and Sammy Blais scored 33 seconds apart in the third period for St. Louis after Ben Bishop was stunned on a high shot. The goalie left the game after Blais’s goal....
05:12, 05/06/2019

Desperate Cuban migrants await Mexican exit visas to travel to U.S. border Thousands of Cuban migrants lined up outside an immigration office in Tapachula, Mexico, awaiting exit visas allowing them to travel to the United States....
22:12, 05/06/2019

You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep—and It’s Killing You At TED 2019, neuroscientist Matthew Walker argued that sleep deprivation is having a catastrophic effect on our health and safety—here are all the ways....
20:36, 04/28/2019

Melatonin for sleep: What to know Melatonin is a hormone that the body produces when it gets dark to signal that it is time to go to sleep. Melatonin supplements can help people with sleep problems get a good night’s rest. Learn more ...
09:12, 05/16/2019

What to know about deep sleep During deep sleep, the body restores various functions, including energy and memory. There are several stages of sleep, and they are all important. Learn more about deep sleep here....
03:36, 06/04/2019

Why do people laugh in their sleep? A person may laugh in their sleep due to odd dreams or sleep disorders. Rarely, the cause is a neurological condition. Sleep laughing can also be normal, especially in babies. Learn more about laughin...
09:48, 06/01/2019

Why sleep is essential for health Sleep is important for energy, avoiding weight gain, lowering the risk of heart disease, and reducing stress. Learn more about the importance of getting a good night’s rest here....
22:48, 05/31/2019

This Fan Is The Only Reason I Can Sleep In An Apartment With No AC Yes, in 2019, I am living in a building that has no AC. Last year, I moved into a beautifully renovated apartment that was almost perfect, with one major exception: the apartment has no AC. Have you e...
01:48, 05/30/2019

5 ways sleep can impact your skin Getty/RF Sleep (or a lack of it) can greatly impact your skin. For starters, sleeping helps the body repair itself from damage and recover from inflammation. The National Sleep Foundation recommends ...
03:12, 06/08/2019

Should pilots be allowed to sleep in the cockpit? Pilots are often overtired, making them prone to errors. Some countries let them sleep on the job -- under strict rules. Pilots love the idea, but consumers are wary, for now....
00:01, 06/05/2019

These $.25 Nasal Strips Did More Good For My Sleep Than Anything Else I Tried It isn’t just about how long you sleep (never long enough); the quality of your sleep is just as important. Does your sleep feel shallow? Barely under the surface of serious Zs? Do you wake up with a ...
13:36, 05/02/2019

Sleep apps might be doing more harm than good Apps meant to improve sleep are likely to “make problems worse,” say experts. They reveal little about sleep quality, lack accuracy and create stress, according to researchers. Scientists also fear pe...
23:36, 06/10/2019

The Internet Reacts To Pokémon Sleep At a press conference in Tokyo Tuesday, the Pokémon Company announced some unexpected Pokémon-related games and services, mostly on mobile devices. Pokémon Home is a cloud service that allows players ...
20:48, 05/29/2019

Even dim candlelight before bed is bright enough to disrupt sleep Our body clocks vary markedly in their response to light before bedtime, with some likely to have their slumber disturbed even by very dim illumination...
21:36, 05/27/2019

Pokémon Sleep: are games really the best way to get more rest? The augmented-reality giant is promising to turn shuteye into entertainment but experts aren’t convinced about the gamification of sleep Having swept the world of augmented reality with Pokémon Go, Pi...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Sleep in a glass house in Chile At the new Puro Vik, hotel guests sleep in one of 19 isolated, luxurious glass houses. They're situated in the gorgeous Millahue Valley in Chile's wine country....
00:00, 04/29/2019

How lack of sleep harms circulation New research pinpoints a possible mechanism underlying the relationship between lack of sleep and a heightened risk of diverse cardiovascular problems....
20:00, 05/23/2019

Missouri residents try to sleep despite no power Some residents of Jefferson City, Missouri, who lost power when a tornado rampaged through their neighborhood are trying to get some sleep after making it through the day, and now into the night, with...
10:48, 05/24/2019

This $600 Sleep Robot Is Only Worth it if You're Tired and Alone If you’ve suffered the throes of chronic insomnia, you’ll do almost anything to fall asleep. Pills, guided meditation apps, vigorous exercise, melatonin, screen dimmers, aromatherapy diffusers, sleep ...
21:00, 05/22/2019

How tech does (and doesn't) help babies sleep The truth is, technology probably does more to interrupt a child's sleep than help induce it Both exposure to screens and addictive routines can keep a kid awake. That said, certain gadgets, like...
19:48, 05/21/2019

Why Not Everyone Should Sleep with a White Noise Machine For those in search of safe, non-drug sleep aids, sound machines are a popular choice. A National Sleep Foundation poll from 2012 found that 5% of Americans sleep with a “sound conditioner,&rdqu...
13:12, 06/04/2019

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

Lens replacement because of cataracts may improve sleep (Reuters Health) - Seniors who get new lenses implanted during cataract surgery may not only see better but also experience better sleep, suggests a new study of how light entering the eye regulates t...
23:24, 05/23/2019

Get a Good Night's Sleep With a Set of Casper Sheets, Now 30% Off You shouldn’t skimp out on good sheets, an essential component of a good bed, and right now, some of our favorites from Casper are on sale. For a limited time, take 30% off sheet sets in three differe...
22:12, 05/07/2019

How sleep and mood impact working memory Researchers assess which aspects of working memory are affected by age, sleep quality, and mood and whether these factors work in unison or independently....
14:12, 05/14/2019

Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases? New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women....
19:12, 05/21/2019

Why getting less than 7 hours of sleep can lead to heart disease Adults who regularly slept fewer than 7 hours per night have lower levels of certain “microRNAs” — molecules that play a key role in regulating vascular health, according to new research....
22:24, 05/03/2019

These ‘face mites’ mate in your pores while you sleep Don’t panic, but your face is infested. They’re called face or eyelash mites — technically named demodex — and nearly every adult human is a host to a community of them. They’re tran...
20:36, 05/22/2019

This many Americans still sleep with childhood ‘comfort objects’ A third of Americans sleep with a “comfort object” from childhood, according to new research. From a special pillow, a blanket or a stuffed animal held over from when they were little, 34 percent keep...
02:12, 06/12/2019

We are not gay, but we secretly kiss and sleep in the same bed | Dear Mariella You don’t need to define your sexuality, Mariella Frostrup tells a confused man, but you do need to stop second-guessing your lover’s motives and start working out what you wantThe dilemma I am a 30-y...
14:09, 05/01/2019

New ‘Pokemon Sleep’ rewards players for snoozing “Gotta catch them Zs.” At a press conference in Tokyo this week, The Pokémon Company announced their latest installment to the Pokémon GO franchise, Pokémon Sleep. “What if you could...
19:24, 05/29/2019

Your sleep tracker might make insomnia worse Sleep tracking can help you determine if you're getting a good night's rest, but it might exacerbate your problems in some circumstances. Scientists talking to the New York Times have warne...
07:12, 06/16/2019

Pokémon goes full-on fitness with new sleep tracker The Pokémon Company yesterday revealed it’d be releasing a new batch of software starring everyone’s favorite pocket monsters, including an app that turns your sleep into a game. No, that’s not a joke...
04:36, 05/30/2019

Stop Letting Your Baby Sleep in a Car Seat Outside the Car It may seem convenient to let your sleeping baby continue snoozing in their car seat after you’ve reached your destination, but this could be putting them at risk, says a new study published in the Am...
18:12, 05/21/2019

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

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

We may never sleep again after watching this spider shoot itself at prey like a slingshot Spiders might not be the most pleasant creatures to see lurking around your home, but they serve an important purpose in dispatching flies and other pests that would otherwise be left unchecked. Many ...
21:48, 05/15/2019

Many teens sleep with their phones, survey finds — just like their parents Researchers long have warned that poor sleep habits from mobile usage can undermine cognitive functioning and mental health while increasing obesity rates....
14:00, 05/29/2019

New trailers you need to watch from this week: ‘Frozen 2,’ ‘Doctor Sleep,’ and more We’ve just seen them ruling New Asgard in Avengers: Endgame, but this weekend will bring us a new film starring Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson. This time, they’re not Asgardians on Ear...
23:12, 06/15/2019

Consistent bedtime routines help children's sleep self-control (Reuters Health) - Using consistent bedtime strategies such as allowing infants to fall asleep on their own can improve their sleep, New Zealand researchers say....
07:24, 06/12/2019

Bumblebees lose sleep looking after the young by napping half as much Worker bees tend to their queen’s eggs, feeding and grooming her offspring until they grow into adults – and they lose a significant amount of sleep doing the job...
18:36, 04/28/2019

This Sleep Mask Is Basically a Weighted Blanket For Your Face When I was a little kid, I—like many other little kids—had a security blanket, and I became accustomed to falling asleep by sort of draping said security blanket over my eyes. I can’t tell you why it ...
01:00, 06/14/2019

Sleep apnea tied to heart problems after surgery (Reuters Health) - People having surgery may be more likely to experience cardiovascular problems afterward when they have a common nighttime breathing disorder known as sleep apnea, a study suggests....
23:12, 05/14/2019

Regular sleep schedule likely benefits metabolic health Studies have linked sleep insufficiency to metabolic conditions. Now, new research reveals that varying time and length of sleep could also be a factor....
22:00, 06/05/2019

Tesla driver appears to be in deep sleep behind the wheel A driver appears to be in deep sleep behind the wheel of an autopilot Tesla while other motorists desperately honk to try to wake him. Footage posted to Reddit’s Idiots In Cars section shows a w...
18:48, 06/16/2019

Homeless in College: Students sleep in cars, on couches when they have nowhere else to go With many college students saying they've been homeless, schools, lawmakers and community groups are trying to take on the crisis.       ...
12:00, 06/10/2019

Insomnia, sleep apnea diagnoses up sharply in U.S. Army (Reuters Health) - Between 2003 and 2011, rates of insomnia and obstructive sleep apnea diagnosis among U.S. Army soldiers increased by more than 600 percent, a new study finds....
21:24, 05/29/2019

Childhood adversity tied to sleep problems decades later (Reuters Health) - Children who suffer adverse experiences like abuse and neglect may be more likely to have sleep problems in adulthood, a U.S. study suggests....
05:24, 06/01/2019

Exciting new Pokémon game just sounds like an app that tracks your sleep The success of Detective Pikachu has proven that there’s still a huge market for that electric mouse and all of his pocket monster friends, but there still won’t be another real Pokémon video game seq...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Mark Zuckerberg Builds Glowing "Sleep Box" For Wife Mark Zuckerberg said he built a glowing wooden box to help his wife Priscilla sleep better through the night without having to check her phone to see if it's time to look over their children....
07:36, 04/29/2019

What Happens to Your Stolen Medical Data It’s pretty obvious why you’d want to keep personal information private, like passwords and credit card data. But medical data might not be as obvious: why would hackers care whether I have diabetes? ...
18:12, 06/10/2019

Medical pot shrinks with legalization An Associated Press analysis finds that when states legalize both medical and non-medical marijuana, medical cannabis shrinks. The data show Oregon’s medical marijuana registry shrank the most, ...
12:12, 06/11/2019

Mom cracks down on medical misinformation (WPTV)  A Florida mother has made it her mission to stop dangerous myths about how to cure autism, something that has no medical cure. “I’m autistic myself and I have three severe autistic child...
22:00, 05/28/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pokémon Sleep: game unveiled that 'turns sleeping into entertainment' After turning walking into a game, franchise now aims to ‘reward good sleep habits as part of a healthy lifestyle’The Pokémon Company has announced a new game in line with its hit Pokémon Go, called P...
12:36, 05/29/2019

Trump Interior chief not losing sleep over record CO2 levels U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt told a panel of U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday that he has not lost sleep over record amounts of carbon dioxide recorded in the Earth's atmosphere, which scientist...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Gotta catch 'em snores: Pokemon sleep app to launch next year Japan's the Pokemon Company said on Wednesday it was developing "Pokemon Sleep", a mobile app that tracks players' sleep and uses the data for gameplay, with a release date set for next year....
10:12, 05/29/2019

Stephen Tarpley plays Yankees hero on ‘three or four’ hours sleep CLEVELAND — If he wasn’t quite the last man standing Sunday afternoon at Progressive Field, Stephen Tarpley sure as heck stood as the last man arriving. That he departed the ballpark sporting a champi...
07:48, 06/10/2019

ART's Nyck de Vries lost sleep over Ghiotto's Barcelona F2 pace ART Grand Prix driver Nyck de Vries admits he lost sleep over Luca Ghiotto's Formula 2 Barcelona feature race pace, before a U-turn in form to win the sprint race...
21:36, 05/13/2019

‘When I Sleep, I Dream Of War’: A View inside Iran As U.S. Escalates Rhetoric Over the past month, the U.S. ramped up pressure on Iran. We spoke with Iranians to see how they feel about the threat of war and U.S.-Iran relations....
00:36, 05/23/2019

Little Danny Torrance is all grown up and still shining in Doctor Sleep trailer Ewan McGregor stars as adult Danny Torrance in film adaptation of Stephen King's novel Doctor Sleep, a follow-up to The Shining. A hospice worker with psychic abilities must confront the horrors of ...
23:12, 06/13/2019

Pokémon Sleep literally turns napping into a video game Ever get scared that everything in your life will one day be subsumed within the entertainment complex? Well, sleep those worries away with the next entry in the Pokémon universe, Pokémon Sl...
13:48, 05/29/2019

Pediatric sleep technologist arrested for trading child porn A pediatric sleep technologist at a Rhode Island hospital was busted this week for allegedly trading child porn files online, officials announced. David M. Lavoie, 52, who has worked at Hasbro Childre...
17:12, 06/13/2019

Finally Get a Good Night's Sleep With One of These Discounted Sound Machines Do you feel like you’re struggling to fall asleep every night? It can be hard for our brains to just shut off at the end of a long day. If you’re constantly tossing and turning, you might want to test...
02:48, 05/20/2019

Bad sleep habits lead teens to high-risk sex: study A lack of sleep is a gateway to wild teenage sex — and the majority of teens just aren’t getting enough, a new study finds. “Insufficient sleep may increase the potential for sexual risk-t...
01:24, 06/05/2019

Artificial light during sleep puts women at risk of obesity Researchers found that women who slept with lights or a television on in the room were at greater risk of weight gain and obesity during a 6-year study....
20:00, 06/13/2019

Exercise May Help Teens Sleep Longer, Better: Eat These Foods To Boost Stamina According to a recent study, published in Scientific Reports journal, workout and exercise not only helps in promoting endurance and strength, but may also help improve the quality of your sleep at......
09:12, 05/23/2019

Why Can’t We Sleep? by Darian Leader review – understanding our sleepless minds Are you so worried about not sleeping it’s keeping you awake? Why ‘sleep science’ has made insomnia worseThe complaint has become all too familiar: the phones by our bed are Trojan horses, brimming wi...
13:24, 05/23/2019

Sleep apps backfire by causing anxiety and insomnia, says expert Neurologist says ‘metricising our lives’ is counterproductive when it comes to sleepSmartphone sleep-tracking apps are making people so anxious and obsessed about their sleep that they are developing ...
16:36, 06/07/2019

Spotify finally adds a sleep timer for Android users Users of the Android version of Spotify, like Reddit user Studdz, have been raving over the past few days about the quiet addition of a highly requested feature to the Android version of the music str...
06:36, 05/28/2019

Sleep training: can night owls really learn to be morning larks? Try as she might, our reporter can’t manage early nights and mornings. Yet new research now suggests that we can reset our body clocksTonight’s the night, I tell myself. I’ll go to bed early. It’s 10p...
14:12, 06/15/2019

Prince William welcomes brother to 'sleep deprivation society' Duke and Duchess of Sussex could announce baby son’s name on WednesdayThe Duke of Cambridge has welcomed his younger brother to the “sleep deprivation society” as senior royals spoke publicly of their...
22:48, 05/07/2019

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

Inmate Dies After Medical Emergency FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – An inmate in the Franklin County jail has died following a medical emergency. According to officials, an inmate at the jail had been found in medical distress by jail s...
22:12, 05/07/2019

Why we're fighting the American Medical Association The AMA protects corporate interests, not doctors and patients – and now it’s trying to stop Medicare for AllThis Saturday, nurses, physicians, and medical students plan to walk out of their clinics a...
08:12, 06/06/2019

Ric Flair hospitalized after ‘very serious’ medical event Wrestling legend Ric Flair was hospitalized Thursday after having a “very serious” medical emergency, according to a report. TMZ Sports reports that the 70-year-old wrestling icon was in Atlanta when ...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Medical conditions that cause muscle wasting Conditions that can cause muscle wasting include muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, and spinal muscular atrophy. Treatment may include dietary changes and exercise. Learn more here....
05:00, 06/12/2019

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

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 program, a new study suggests...
23:24, 06/07/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Sleep habits linked with blood sugar control in diabetes and prediabetes (Reuters Health) - Too little sleep - or too much - can be tied to problems with blood sugar levels, not just in people with diabetes but also in people at high risk for developing the disease, a new ...
21:12, 06/11/2019

Like to nap? Mattress Firm's summer Snoozetern internship lets you sleep on the job Mattress Firm has an unusual summer internship, a Snoozetern position, in which you test mattresses and beds, and perhaps grab some Zs.        ...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Prince William welcomes Harry to the 'sleep deprivation society' – video The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have said they are thrilled with the arrival of the new royal baby and look forward to meeting him in the coming days. Speaking in Greenwich, south-east London, Princ...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Arizona woman escapes ‘sex dungeon,’ forced to sleep in a cage, police say An Arizona man was arrested last week on suspicion of kidnapping and aggravated assault after a woman escaped from a “sex dungeon,” according to court documents revealed Wednesday. ...
12:12, 05/17/2019

Poor Sleep Quality Linked To Low Levels Of Micronutrients: Preliminary Study Now a new study has also linked sleep to quality of nutrition, indicating that the quality of sleep may be linked to presence or absence of essential vitamins and minerals in a person's diet....
17:48, 06/11/2019

Trump's interior secretary: I haven't 'lost sleep' over record CO2 levels Last week the Mauna Loa Observatory observed the highest levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere ever documented Donald Trump’s interior secretary hasn’t “lost sleep over”, the record-breaking leve...
21:00, 05/15/2019

A Wake-Up Call On Smart Beds And Sleep Apps That Collect Your Data Your bed could be watching you. OK, so not with a camera. At least not yet. But if you have any of a variety of “smart beds,” mattress pads or sleep apps, it knows when you go to sleep. It...
17:24, 05/29/2019

Migrants sleep on ground, rig awnings at Texas Border Patrol station Reuters photos taken on Wednesday show adults and children outside the U.S. Border Patrol station for migrants in McAllen, Texas, sleeping on the ground and rigging up makeshift awnings with reflectiv...
02:36, 05/16/2019

Losing just 16 minutes of sleep a night could hurt job performance, study suggests A study published in the journal Sleep Health found losing as little as 16 minutes of shuteye a night can affect how productive you are on the job.        ...
19:24, 05/01/2019

Sleep Drugs Like Ambien Will Get a New FDA Warning About Potentially Fatal Side Effects The Food and Drug Administration is forcing certain sleep drugs to carry a deadly serious warning about the rare, frightening side effects they can cause. The side effects, which have reportedly cause...
03:48, 05/01/2019

Disrupted sleep patterns can lead to ‘deviant behaviour’, research suggests Science journalist Linda Geddes calls for more flexi-working to fit in with early risers and night owlsFinally, workers have a new excuse for stealing pens from the office or using someone else’s milk...
20:24, 05/27/2019

3M to buy medical technology firm Acelity in $6.7 bln deal U.S. industrial conglomerate 3M Co said on Thursday it would buy privately held Acelity Inc, a medical technology company focused on advanced wound care, in a deal valued at $6.7 billion, including de...
14:00, 05/02/2019

‘Burnout’ Is Officially An Actual Medical Condition (CNN) — Is work stressing you out? You may have an actual medical condition. The World Health Organization (WHO) now recognizes “burnout” in its guide as a legitimate medical diagnos...
20:48, 05/28/2019

4 Your Health: Most Americans struggling with medical costs Most Americans struggle to pay their medical bills. Over half of Americans face financial hardship because of medical costs. A new study from the American cancer society found 137 million adults had p...
20:24, 05/02/2019

Mississippi St player at hospital after “medical event” STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State pitcher Jack Eagan was taken to the hospital after receiving medical attention in the dugout during the team’s game against Stanford in the NCAA Tourna...
13:48, 06/09/2019

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for AI chest X-ray product Israel's Zebra Medical Vision said on Monday it received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its artificial intelligence-based chest X-ray triage product....
10:00, 05/13/2019

WHO classifies 'burnout' as an official medical diagnosis While in years past it may have fallen between the cracks of medical conditions or given a different umbrella name, medical professionals can now make the legitimate diagnosis of “burnout.”...
02:48, 05/29/2019

Feeling ‘burned out’ is now an official medical diagnosis Do you ever just feel totally burned out? I don’t mean the run-of-the-mill exhausted feeling we all endure from time to time, I mean really, really burned out? Most of us assume that a feeling o...
06:12, 05/29/2019

‘Gaming Disorder’ Is a Now an Official Medical Condition, According to the WHO Nearly anywhere you go, it’s easy to find children and adults alike transfixed by their phones, and while texting and social media certainly claim a big part of that attention, increasingly it&r...
12:24, 05/29/2019

The Latest: Murphy says he’s open to medical pot expansion TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on New Jersey’s plans to ask voters to decide next year on whether recreational marijuana should be legalized (all times local): 4:45 p.m. New Jersey Gov. Phil Mu...
23:24, 05/15/2019

Maine to Eliminate Non-Medical Exemptions for Vaccinations (AUGUSTA, Maine) — Democratic Gov. Janet Mills on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates religious and philosophical exemptions for vaccinations in Maine. Maine has one of the highest rat...
04:12, 05/25/2019

Medical tourism: Are the savings worth the risks? You don't want to cut corners on some medical procedures. Here are some tips on figuring out when to go and when to stay closer to home.        ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Don't Take Medical Advice From an Anti-Abortion Fertility App The FEMM Period Ovulation Tracker looks like any other fertility app, asking you to log your menstruation data and promising “cutting edge science that helps you keep track of your health.” But the Gu...
22:00, 05/31/2019

Fires break out at Montefiore Medical Center Two separate fires broke out at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx Friday night, authorities said. Firefighters were first called to the Norwood hospital at about 7 p.m. for a blaze in the mainten...
06:36, 05/25/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

‘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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Uber drivers forced to sleep in parking lots to make a decent living A growing group who commute from places as far as eight hours away spend the night in their cars to pick up fares around San Francisco during the dayEvery Saturday morning before the sun rises, 35-yea...
08:36, 05/08/2019

Idaho man quit his high-paying job to build beds for kids who sleep on the floor TWIN FALLS, Idaho (CNN) – A simple project to help a family in need stopped Luke Mickelson in his tracks. In 2012, he and his family were inspired to build and donate a bunk bed after learning t...
02:36, 05/08/2019

Mom with sleep disorder claims she once unknowingly purchased a full-sized basketball court A mother of three who said her online shopping habits while sleeping have nearly driven her to a life in debt has finally received a diagnosis for the disorder....
19:36, 05/15/2019

Watch Bethenny Frankel Revive "Go to Sleep!" for Sonja Morgan...Who Instead Falls to the Floor There are vacations and then there are The Real Housewives of New York City vacations. When the ladies of Bravo's Big Apple reality series go away, all bets are off. Sometimes men......
16:12, 05/23/2019

Doctor Sleep is a sequel to The Shining, in case this teaser doesn't make that clear enough Here’s one thing that can’t be denied about this teaser for director Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep: It’s bold. The movie is based on Stephen King’s sequel to The Shining, but rather than trying to dist...
21:48, 06/13/2019

Super League chief ‘not losing sleep’ over Anfield Magic Weekend sales • Robert Elstone says enthusiasm buoyant among 12 teams• Annual extravaganza switches from Newcastle to LiverpoolWhat next for Super League’s Magic Weekend? The event relocates to a sixth different ho...
13:36, 05/24/2019

Work stress and lack of sleep can make high blood pressure even deadlier People with high blood pressure who suffer from a combination of work stress and impaired sleep are three times as likely as those with no work stress and non-impaired sleep to die from cardiovascular...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Easily Share a Parent's Medical Updates With a Group Using This App My mother passed away a few years ago after living for roughly 20 years with multiple sclerosis. Over those two decades my siblings and extended family often traded responsibilities when it came to ta...
22:12, 05/26/2019

John Oliver: 'Our medical device system needs serious attention' Last Week Tonight delved into dangers involved with the $156bn industry that’s led to more than 80,000 deaths in the past decadeJohn Oliver has taken aim at the medical device industry and the many da...
19:36, 06/03/2019

GOP, Dems team up to address ‘surprise medical bills’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior Republican and Democratic senators are proposing legislation to address the problem of surprise medical bills. Those are the shockingly high charges insured patients can get h...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Millions in crushing medical debt — gone. All thanks to these churches Since the start of 2018, at least 18 churches nationwide have abolished more than $34 million burdening America’s most debt-ridden patients.        ...
18:48, 05/31/2019

Ford plans to take medical transport venture nationwide Ford Motor Co plans to expand its GoRide medical transportation service to 40 cities nationwide over the next four years, moving into Ohio and Florida this year and other large states by 2020, the com...
22:00, 05/07/2019

How medical bills are crushing America’s middle class Americans are losing the battle against oppressive medical bills. A new report from American Cancer Society researchers reveals that more than half of all Americans struggle with healthcare costs, oft...
22:12, 05/02/2019

Marijuana for depression and insomnia? Ohio could become the first state to allow medical use Ohio could make another 3 million residents eligible for medical marijuana cards if the state OKs five more conditions, including depression.        ...
20:36, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 2-3M to buy medical device maker Acelity in $6.7 bln deal 3M Co said on Thursday it would buy privately held medical device maker Acelity Inc in a deal valued at $6.7 billion, including debt, as the U.S. industrial conglomerate looks to expand its business i...
15:24, 05/02/2019

U.S. doctors use medical records to fight measles outbreak U.S. doctors are tapping into their electronic medical records to identify unvaccinated patients and potentially infected individuals to help contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 25 years....
14:24, 05/05/2019

USAG cuts ties with brand-new medical director USA Gymnastics has reversed course once again, severing ties with Edward Nyman just one day after naming him director of sports medicine and science. The governing body cited a "conflict of interest" ...
03:12, 05/01/2019

UPDATE 1-3M to buy medical device maker Acelity in $6.7 bln deal 3M Co said on Thursday it would buy privately held medical device maker Acelity Inc in a deal valued at $6.7 billion, including debt, as the U.S. industrial conglomerate looks to expand its business i...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Prosecutors want Florida massacre suspect’s medical records FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors told a judge they should have access to mental health and medical records of the former student charged with last year’s Florida school massacre. Prosecu...
21:48, 05/28/2019

Trump terminates NIH medical research over use of fetal tissue Enlarge / A seal that reads "US Public Health Service" adorns a building on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. (credit: Getty | Mark Wilson) President Trump perso...
23:00, 06/06/2019

The prison where women say guards and medical staff preyed on them Former inmates at a California prison allege a range of sexual abuses by employees – from overt assault to subtle misconduct – made easy by the toxic power dynamicsIn 2011, Michele Infante was incarce...
13:48, 05/02/2019

New Maine Law Ends Non-Medical Excuses for Avoiding Vaccination The state of Maine has joined California, West Virginia, and Mississippi in barring the use of religious and philosophical exemptions to opt out of school immunization requirements.Read more......
00:36, 05/28/2019

Crowdfunding for surgery is a 'distressing' trend, medical groups say ‘Something is seriously wrong if a terminally ill girl with a brain tumour has to raise $120,000,’ one doctor saysTwo of Australia’s leading health bodies have criticised the use of crowdfunding to pa...
12:12, 05/28/2019

First 9/11 victim identified in nearly a year: Medical Examiner’s office The city Medical Examiner’s office used DNA testing to identify the man, who is the 1,643rd victim to be identified from the attack that left 2,753 people missing. Officials are withholding his name....
09:12, 06/11/2019

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...
16:36, 06/02/2019

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

Without older subjects, cancer drugs trials rely on atypical patients (Reuters Health) - Patients selected to participate in studies of cancer drugs tend to be younger than most people with the disease in the general population, researchers say....
23:36, 06/03/2019

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates, a new study suggests....
23:36, 06/03/2019

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

Quest Diagnostics announces possible data breach affecting almost 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics said the personal and medical information of nearly 12 million people, including their Social Security numbers, has potentially been breached....
23:24, 06/03/2019

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

Trump HHS moves to roll back Obamacare protections for transgender patients The Department of Health and Human Services on Friday proposed to remove gender identity from the class of protected persons in federal nondiscrimination protections in healthcare, rolling back Obama-...
16:12, 05/24/2019

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

Venezuela dialysis patients face uncertain fate after power cuts Seconds before William Lopez was set to be connected to a dialysis machine at a state-run clinic in the western Venezuelan city of Maracaibo in April, the power went out....
13:36, 05/15/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison BERLIN (AP) — German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison....
11:00, 06/06/2019

Stephen King had to be talked into letting Doctor Sleep share a universe with Kubrick's The Shining Of the great and storied Hollywood feuds between adapter and adaptee, few are as infamous as Stephen King’s stance on Stanley Kubrick’s version of The Shining. King is on the record—many times over, a...
07:12, 06/14/2019

'SNL' alum Chris Kattan claims Lorne Michaels pressured him to sleep with a film director “Saturday Night Live” alum Chris Kattan claims in a new book that producer Lorne Michaels once pressured him to have sex with a director so she would stay attached to the 1990s comedy film “A Night At...
20:12, 05/29/2019

Utah woman allegedly gave boyfriend drain cleaner to ‘go into eternal sleep’: report A Utah woman who was arrested earlier this week for allegedly giving her a boyfriend of spoonful of drain cleaner told police she wanted him to “go into eternal sleep.”...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Dustin Lance Black: ‘I do night baby duty. If Tom Daley misses sleep, it’s dangerous’ The screenwriter and gay rights activist on fatherhood, and what happened when he met his husbandBorn in California, Black, 44, was brought up in Texas. He won an Oscar for his screenplay for Milk, th...
13:36, 06/01/2019

CORRECTED-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...
01:48, 06/03/2019

Blood-testing firm Quest Diagnostics says data breach may have exposed 12M patients The world's largest blood-testing firm said Monday a security breach has compromised the sensitive personal information of nearly 12 million patients....
20:48, 06/03/2019

German serial killer nurse sentenced to life in prison for murder of 85 patients One of Germany’s most prolific serial killers was handed his second life sentence Thursday after he was found guilty of killing 85 patients he treated while working as a nurse in Oldenburg....
17:00, 06/06/2019

German Nurse Accused of Intentionally Killing 100 Patients Apologizes for ‘Terrible Deeds’ (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 Wednesd...
17:36, 06/05/2019

UCLA apologizes to patients of gynecologist James Heaps; he denies sex abuse charges The lawyer for a former gynecologist at UCLA says charges that Dr. James Heaps sexually abused patients are "baseless allegations."        ...
15:48, 06/11/2019

Quickly removing fluids from kidney surgery patients may increase death risk Kidney patients have up to a 66 percent higher risk of death three months after surgery when excesss fluid is removed from their body at a rate higher than 1.75 milliliters....
08:48, 06/08/2019

UPDATE 1-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 nearly twice as long without their disease worsening than those who received a pl...
01:48, 06/03/2019

Mabu the robot helps congestive heart failure patients monitor symptoms The majority of initial Kaiser Permanente patients using Mabu, a robot for congestive heart failure patients, say it helps them track disease symptoms.Read More...
16:48, 05/27/2019

Revised guidelines improve survival rates for traumatic brain injury patients People suffering severe traumatic brain injury may have a better chance of surviving under revised guidelines for emergency medical responders, new findings show....
01:48, 05/09/2019

'Grave concern' for Assange as he is 'moved to prison medical wing' Julian Assange has been moved to a medical wing in Belmarsh prison over concerns for his "significantly deteriorated" health, WikiLeaks has claimed. ...
09:12, 05/30/2019

Trump outlines plans to stop surprise medical billing President Trump announced Thursday his administration is working with Congress on a comprehensive legislative package to outlaw crippling surprise medical bills....
20:24, 05/09/2019

Cancer care providers reluctant to prescribe medical marijuana New research shows that just 46 percent of oncology providers feel comfortable recommending medical marijuana to patients, despite 73 percent saying they understand the drug could provide a benefit....
17:36, 05/31/2019

UA College of Medicine relaunches Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway program TUCSON – The University of Arizona College of Medicine is relaunching its Pre-Medical Admissions Pathway (P-MAP) program, which was initially introduced in 2014. Students that complete the program wil...
20:36, 05/21/2019

Congress Weighs Whether to Allow Guantánamo Prisoners to Travel to the U.S. for Medical Care The Pentagon has been putting a new focus on the health care needs of aging detainees, but there is still considerable political opposition to allowing them on American soil....
23:12, 06/01/2019

Arizona court rules no medical pot immunity in parked cars PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona’s medical marijuana law doesn’t allow smoking the drug in public places and a court ruling says people with state-issued cards entitling them to use cannabis d...
23:12, 05/10/2019

Acting medical system chief pledges changes to senior staff BALTIMORE (AP) — The acting chief executive of the University of Maryland Medical System is pledging “significant changes” to senior staff after a scandal involving financial arrangements....
02:36, 05/24/2019

New York medical examiner to testify in hearing on deadly chokehold The New York City medical examiner who ruled that a policeman used a chokehold in 2014 on an unarmed black man who died during an attempted arrest is expected to testify on Wednesday about the autopsy...
18:00, 05/15/2019

Medical examiner: Chokehold triggered Eric Garner’s death NEW YORK (AP) — A medical examiner who performed an autopsy on Eric Garner says a police officer’s chokehold set into motion “a lethal sequence of events” that led to his death five ...
18:24, 05/15/2019

Prosecutors want Florida school massacre suspect’s medical records Prosecutors are seeking the mental health and medical records of the former student charged in last year’s massacre at a Florida high school, where 17 people were killed. The prosecutors will as...
15:24, 05/28/2019

Trump asks Congress to end shock of surprise medical bills President Trump on Thursday called for a bipartisan congressional effort to pass legislation that would protect Americans from getting surprise medical bills that leave patients suffering from sticker...
23:36, 05/09/2019

Medical examiner: Chokehold triggered Eric Garner's death A medical examiner who performed an autopsy on Eric Garner says a police officer's chokehold set into motion "a lethal sequence of events" that led to his death five years ago....
19:48, 05/15/2019

Burnout is officially a medical condition, according to the World Health Organization Burnout is now being officially recognized as a medical condition by the World Health Organization, which updated their handbook for diseases.        ...
17:24, 05/28/2019

Medical examiner: Police shooting of Texas woman a homicide BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — A medical examiner has ruled the fatal shooting of a 44-year-old Houston-area woman by a police officer a homicide. Online records show the Harris County Medical Examiner’s...
23:24, 05/15/2019

No EWS Quota For Maharashtra PG Medical Courses This Year: Supreme Court In its order, the Supreme Court overruled the Maharashtra state government's argument that EWS quotas had already been filled and must not be disturbed, pointing out that admissions began in November....
09:12, 05/30/2019

Nazi victims' remains used for medical research buried in Berlin The remains of some 300 Nazi resistance fighters, executed for standing up to Adolf Hitler's dictatorship, have finally been buried in Berlin. Anatomy professor Hermann Stieve used the bodies for rese...
23:36, 05/13/2019

Three separate fires at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx were ‘accidents’ A series of accidents caused a trio of fires at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, the FDNY said Saturday. “Per #FDNY Fire Marshals: Causes of 3 separate fires on 5/24 at 111 E 210 St. in t...
23:24, 05/25/2019

A Boat Crushed His Face. Then Plastic Surgeons Hit Him With $167,000 in Medical Costs Bob Ensor didn’t see the boom swinging violently toward him as he cleaned a sailboat in dry dock on a spring day two years ago. But he heard the crack as it hit him in the face. He was transport...
18:00, 05/06/2019

Kim Kardashian Consults a Medical Medium for "Really Bad" Psoriasis Flare Ups: See His Diagnosis! Picture your dermatologist...if your dermatologist had psychic intuition! Alternatively, get a load of Anthony William in this very intriguing clip from Sunday's new Keeping Up With......
19:48, 06/12/2019

California’s Vaccination Rate Slips as Medical Exemptions Rise The state tried to lift measles vaccination rates by blocking parents from opting out based on personal beliefs. But then medical exemptions started to rise....
15:24, 06/07/2019

Medical student endures 6 brain surgeries at hospital where she trains Claudia Martinez, 28, is a walking miracle. She’s also a fourth-year medical student at the same hospital that has treated her throughout six brain surgeries. The Brawley, Calif., native who was...
23:36, 05/28/2019

4 Maryland medical board leaders resign amid scandal ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Four top executives of the University of Maryland Medical System’s board have resigned amid the continuing investigation into board financial arrangements that led Baltimor...
14:36, 06/07/2019

3 more Maryland medical board members resign amid scandal ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Three members of the University of Maryland Medical System’s board have resigned in the continuing aftermath of a scandal involving financial arrangements that recently led...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Bucs medical staff evaluating Pierre-Paul after car crash TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The status of Tampa Bay’s Jason Pierre-Paul for the upcoming season is uncertain following a single-car accident last week near his home in South Florida. The Tampa Bay Buccan...
02:00, 05/08/2019

| Man United set to make first signing as Daniel James undergoes medical Manchester United are set to complete the club's first signing of the transfer window with Welsh international youngster Daniel James undergoing a medical....
14:24, 06/06/2019

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricted our ability to study any potential medical prope...
18:36, 06/13/2019

Woman Sues 3 Tokyo Medical Schools Over Gender, Age Discrimination A Japanese woman Wednesday sued three Tokyo medical schools she says rejected her because of her gender and age, in a case her lawyer said was the "tip of the iceberg"....
11:48, 06/05/2019

Marines participate in medical readiness training in Puerto Rico Marine, Navy and other members of the U.S. military, including physicians, dentists and optometrists, are participating in Innovative Readiness Training in Puerto Rico....
20:48, 04/29/2019

Trump administration bans medical research using fetal tissue The Trump administration is ending medical research by government scientists using human fetal tissue, a victory for abortion foes and a setback for researchers, who use the tissue while trying to fin...
19:36, 06/05/2019

Tucson VA holds medical support assistant job fair Friday TUCSON –The Tucson VA Medical Center is hosting a Medical Support Assistant job fair Friday. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the R.E. Lindsey Auditorium, building 4 at 3601 S. Sixth Avenue...
19:36, 06/14/2019

I use medical marijuana to treat my insomnia, and the first time I tried it went terribly wrong Matilde Campodonico/AP I'm not an avid pot smoker, but tried medical marijuana to treat my insomnia. Despite taking less than a full dosage, I had a terrible time my first night using it. I've found ...
03:12, 06/08/2019

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths, challenging a favorite talking point of legal pot advocates. Researchers repeated an analysis that sp...
02:12, 06/12/2019

| Cuba's overseas medical brigade a repressive sham, ex-staffers say A great source of pride for communist Cuba is a medical corps that has fanned out across the globe for decades to help people in troubled or poor countries....
15:12, 06/10/2019

Court Allows Rajiv Saxena To Travel Abroad For Medical Treatment The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed Rajiv Saxena, the accused-turned-approver in the AgustaWestland chopper deal scam, to travel abroad for medical treatment....
18:12, 06/10/2019

Hackers are stealing personal medical data to impersonate your doctor When it comes to health, prevention is the best cure. Now it’s becoming apparent it is time to extend this philosohphy to medical data as well. While personally identifiable information — full names, ...
16:24, 06/11/2019

Medical board: Info on doctor investigation must stay secret COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board says a judge shouldn’t let Ohio State University publicly share information from an old board investigation involving a team doctor accused of decad...
16:12, 05/08/2019

Mauricio Pochettino defends medical staff after Jan Vertonghen injury • Vertonghen briefly returned to pitch after clash of heads• Pochettino: ‘The medical staff are the bosses’Mauricio Pochettino defended his medical staff at Tottenham after the club’s 1-0 Champions Le...
16:24, 05/01/2019

Maharashtra Medical Panel Wants "Virginity Test" From MBBS Course Removed An expert panel of the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS) has unanimously proposed to remove the contents of "virginity test" from the curriculum of forensic medicine of MBBS course....
04:24, 05/09/2019

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

The Latest: Texas sheriff’s sergeant suffered medical crisis FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of a Texas sheriff’s sergeant (all times local): 4 p.m. Authorities say a Texas sheriff’s sergeant who died after being found in his car su...
00:00, 06/16/2019

Katie Couric shares own cancer heartbreak, drums up support for caregivers, patients in new campaign Katie Couric paid tribute to her late husband Jay Monahan on Tuesday on what would have been their 30th wedding anniversary with a series of touching photos from their wedding day that she shared on s...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Turkey crackdown leaves terminally ill patients banned from seeking health care abroad Since the failed coup attempt in July 2016, hundreds of thousands of Turkish citizens have – often unknowingly – had their passports rescinded and have subsequently been barred from leaving the countr...
23:00, 05/14/2019

Virta Health aims to reverse Type 2 diabetes without meds by helping patients watch what they eat Virta Health is a five-year-old start-up that wants to reverse Type 2 diabetes without medication. Its treatment plan offers patients personalized dietary guidance, health coaching and biomarker track...
14:00, 05/16/2019

Johns Hopkins hospital sued poor and African American patients, study shows Baltimore hospital filed 2,400 lawsuits often against poor and black patients for unpaid medical bills between 2009 and 2018Johns Hopkins hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, filed more than 2,000 lawsuit...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Disgraced French doctor accused of poisoning 24 patients as young as four to show off his talents in medicine A disgraced French doctor is under investigation and has been charged with poisoning in total 24 patients at clinics in Eastern France in the span of a decade....
17:48, 05/17/2019

Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for ordering overdoses of painkillers for patients who died COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for ordering overdoses of painkillers for patients who died....
18:12, 06/05/2019

Lab-testing giant Quest Diagnostics just announced a data breach that could impact 11.9 million patients Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Clinical laboratory giant Quest Diagnostics said on Monday that there had been a breach of financial information on nearly 11.9 million patients. The breach occurred ...
22:00, 06/03/2019

UCLA is apologizing to patients after a gynecologist who worked with students for nearly 30 years was accused of sexual abuse Associated Press/Reed Saxon A longtime gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles, pleaded not guilty to sexual abuse charges on Monday. UCLA officials said in a statement they are "de...
06:36, 06/12/2019

No Cure For Casteism In Mumbai Medical Colleges Shaken By Doctor Suicide Payal Tadvi, a gynaecologist at the BYL Nair Hospital in Mumbai, committed suicide last month after her senior colleagues allegedly targeted her with casteist slurs. Three doctors were arrested for......
18:36, 06/03/2019

Trump Administration Sharply Curtails Fetal Tissue Medical Research The Trump administration will be ending a major university contract involving fetal tissue research and will soon stop such work at the National Institutes of Health....
21:48, 06/05/2019

New York medical examiner testifies chokehold led to Eric Garner's death The New York City medical examiner who conducted an autopsy on an unarmed black man who died during an attempted arrest in 2014 told a hearing that the policeman who subdued the suspect used a chokeho...
20:48, 05/15/2019

Wisconsin firefighter who responded to medical emergency killed in shooting; 3 others injured APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin firefighter who responded to medical emergency killed in shooting; 3 others injured....
13:24, 05/16/2019

Train Delayed, Hundreds Miss Medical Entrance Test In Karnataka The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test, better known as NEET, decides whether students can get into medical college. Thousands sat for the examination in Bengaluru on Sunday afternoon....
20:24, 05/05/2019

After Trump's blessing, House rolls out plan to end surprise medical bills Bipartisan legislation unveiled Tuesday would limit hospitals and doctors to charging health insurers local market prices for care that is outside a patient's network, a measure intended to curb surpr...
00:12, 05/15/2019

Vandal writes anti-Semitic message on Harlem medical office A vandal scrawled an anti-Semitic message on a Manhattan medical office Monday night, police said. The suspect walked up to the Start Treatment and Recovery Center on West 124th Street near Malcolm X ...
11:48, 06/12/2019

Disabled man rebukes Southwest Airlines for failing to accommodate his medical device A severely disabled man said that U.S. airlines do not provide appropriate lifts, so he brings his own, but Southwest still wouldn't let him fly.        ...
14:36, 05/16/2019

Wisconsin firefighter dies after being shot responding to medical call, officials say A Wisconsin firefighter is dead after being shot while responding to an unrelated medical call, in which a police officer was also shot, officials said....
15:24, 05/16/2019

Your doctor may be playing medical video games at work. That could be good for your health Doctors playing medical video games on their phones from Level Ex could be better prepared for your next surgery.       ...
12:00, 06/12/2019

The $2m drug reveals medical research as a casino culture | Kenan Malik Does Zolgensma, a revolutionary one-off treatment for spinal muscular atrophy, really need to cost so much?How much is a life worth? $2.15m? That’s the staggering price of a drug produced by the pharm...
13:00, 05/26/2019

Doctor, medical funder charged in New York in transvaginal mesh fraud A doctor and a surgical funding consultant were arrested on Friday on charges that they defrauded women into having unnecessary surgeries to remove transvaginal mesh implants in order to profit from s...
00:24, 05/25/2019

Nurse subjected daughter to invasive, needless medical procedures: authorities A licensed nurse suspected of suffering from Munchausen syndrome by proxy is accused of misleading doctors in several states regarding her 10-year-old daughter, who needlessly had a pacemaker, feeding...
18:12, 05/29/2019

Medical Mystery: This Woman Has Seen Dozens Of Doctors And None Of Them Can Tell Her Why She Feels Totally Fine Right Now There’s nothing scarier than knowing that you have a medical issue but not being able to get any answers about it, and unfortunately, that’s the terrifying situation currently playing out for a 28-yea...
17:48, 06/13/2019

Public inquiries can better serve the victims of medical negligence | Observer letters It is possible to provide both compassion and justiceAs someone closely involved in parliamentary campaigning to secure the infected blood inquiry for the Labour MP Diana Johnson, I read Kieran Walshe...
08:12, 05/12/2019

BJP Seeks Bengal Governor's Intervention To Resolve Medical Sector Crisis The BJP demanded immediate resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from her Home and Health portfolios and sought the intervention of Governor KN Tripathi to resolve the impasse in.....
23:48, 06/14/2019

Opinion: Don't hold your breath for quick NFL action to allow medical marijuana Don’t hold your breath if you’re thinking the NFL is on the brink of giving players to green light to smoke their pain away with marijuana.        ...
00:48, 05/23/2019

Trans woman seeking asylum dies after pleading for medical help in US custody Death of Johana Medina Leon, hospitalized following chest pains, echoes case of Honduran woman a year agoA transgender migrant has died after becoming sick while in Immigration and Customs Enforcement...
01:00, 06/04/2019

President Donald Trump asks Congress to end 'unexpected,' 'unjustified' medical bills President Donald Trump called on Congress Thursday to pass legislation to increase transparency on medical billing and end the practice of what he called expensive "surprise" medical bills....
05:00, 05/10/2019

Medical examiner: Seven Tennessee homicide victims died from blunt force trauma Seven people, including a 12-year-old girl, were killed in a string of Sumner County homicides over the weekend.        ...
05:48, 05/01/2019

Fort Worth sheriff's deputy died of pulmonary embolism, medical examiner says New details in the death of a Texas sheriff’s deputy who had significant head injuries revealed the 19-year veteran suffered a pulmonary embolism, according to reports....
12:00, 06/16/2019

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanford University's School of Medicine say otherwi...
21:12, 06/10/2019

Israel regulator warns of medical cannabis bubble, eyes Australia pact Medical cannabis could become an investment bubble in Israel, the country's market regulator warned, as cash floods into a rapidly-expanding industry where few companies yet make money....
16:36, 05/14/2019

Head of Virginia governor's medical school knew about racist photo but kept quiet A probe into Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook -- which featured a racist photo of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan garb -- revealed tha...
12:12, 05/23/2019

Medical miracles: Child burn victims in Syria brought to US for last shot at life One moment, then 15-year-old Hamama was playing in the mountains with her farm animals in her poor family’s remote property in the Homs countryside. In the next moment all of her family, much of her m...
15:00, 05/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Doctor, medical funder charged in New York in transvaginal mesh fraud A doctor and a surgical funding consultant were arrested on Friday on charges that they defrauded women into having unnecessary surgeries to remove transvaginal mesh implants in order to profit from s...
02:00, 05/25/2019

Lawmakers rush to introduce bipartisan measures to combat surprise medical bills Less than a week after President Donald Trump called on Congress to address surprise medical bills, lawmakers in both the House and Senate unveiled bipartisan measures to protect Americans from this c...
03:24, 05/17/2019

Trump 'conscience' rule for medical providers facing legal challenge in California Critics are assailing the Trump administration's so-called "conscience" rule that allows health-care providers to refuse medical treatment to people, even in emergencies....
04:12, 05/08/2019

Colorado signs bill allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana instead of opioids Colorado is trying to help limit the opioid crisis by allowing doctors to recommend medical marijuana for any condition their patients are being prescribed painkillers for....
01:36, 05/26/2019

Medical Mystery: This Injured Woman Is Still Feeling Pain Despite Putting A Large Steak On Her Eye Ann Burbank is a kind, hard-working mother of three who is sadly going through a horrifying medical nightmare. This poor woman was recently hit in the eye with a baseball and is still feeling pain des...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Medical Examiner Confirms Remains Found in Arkansas Are Those of 4-Year-Old Maleah Davis Decomposed remains found in Arkansas late last week have been confirmed to be those of 4-year-old Maleah Davis, the Houston child reported missing from Texas in early May by her mother’s then fiance w...
09:00, 06/04/2019

Texas medical student survives 6 brain surgeries while studying to be doctor at hospital treating her Claudia Martinez, 28, is a walking miracle. She's also a fourth-year medical student studying to become a doctor at the same hospital that has treated her throughout six brain surgeries....
18:48, 05/27/2019

Former Trump FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns 'Medicare for All' would hold back medical progress President Trump's former Food and Drug Administration chief waded into the "Medicare for All" debate on Friday, warning that access to life-saving treatments could suffer if the government were to bec...
01:24, 05/11/2019

Virginia Gov. Northam’s medical school to announce findings Wednesday on divisive yearbook photo The much-anticipated findings of a probe into how a racist photo made its way on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s yearbook page 35 years ago is expected to be released Wednesday, school officials said....
23:36, 05/21/2019

Senate legislation to end surprise medical bills includes provision opposed by White House Newly released Senate legislation to curb surprise medical bills would allow third parties to settle billing disputes, a provision that could complicate passage because it is opposed by the White Hous...
14:24, 05/16/2019

Virginia Gov. Northam’s medical school 'unable to determine the identity of the individuals' in racist photo The law firm investigating the origin and content of a racist picture of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan garb -- a photo that was placed on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's me...
19:00, 05/22/2019

John Oliver and Jane Krakowski Explain Why Medical Devices Are Like Batman on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver turned his spotlight on the $156 billion medical device market. About 32 million Americans, or one in 10, have some medical device in ...
12:12, 06/03/2019

Hospitals now required to reveal secret prices lists online for every medical procedure, service Hospitals across the country rang in the New Year with a federal mandate to reveal their once-secret master price lists.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

John Oliver employs Jane Krakowski and a safe word to talk about unsafe medical implants On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, John Oliver expertly examined the shoddy, hastily chosen things that work within to transform everything around them into a rotten, oozing, painful, potentially life-thr...
13:12, 06/03/2019

Zipline drones take flight in Ghana, making it world's largest autonomous medical-delivery network On Wednesday, Zipline International — the autonomous medical-delivery service that launched in Rwanda just three years ago — announced it has officially expanded its operations to Ghana. Its reach wil...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Indigenous Services Minister and Grassy Narrows chief discuss proposed agreement, medical facility Help for the community experiencing the effects of mercury contamination seemed to be on the way when the federal government promised a specialized treatment facility on the reserve in November 2017....
05:48, 05/30/2019

White House takes on surprise medical bills in continued push to lower US health-care costs President Donald Trump announced a new push Thursday for legislation designed to end surprise medical bills that leave Americans saddled with costs for care that they thought were covered by their ins...
19:36, 05/09/2019

A Sudanese medical union says 6 people, including an army officer, killed in clashes between security forces, protesters KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A Sudanese medical union says 6 people, including an army officer, killed in clashes between security forces, protesters....
13:00, 05/14/2019

Clarence Thomas rebukes Supreme Court refusal to hear case on military medical malpractice lawsuits Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from suing the government for medical malpractice, known a...
00:12, 05/21/2019

4 Your Health: A call for blood donors, work health programs and a new sleep study from the U of A Only three percent of Americans donate blood. NBC News A new study from the University Of Arizona reveals adults with sleep apnea are more likely to have a rocky work history. researchers analyzed dat...
23:36, 06/14/2019

'Pokémon Sleep' is a gaming app where you earn rewards for sleeping The company behind the popular Pokémon brand announced an app called Pokémon Sleep, a gaming app which rewards you for getting some shut-eye.        ...
17:12, 05/29/2019

José Enrique: ‘I couldn’t do anything, couldn’t move, had to sleep at an angle’ The former Liverpool defender on surviving cancer, sitting with the fans and his excitement at soon playing in the club shirt againJosé Enrique didn’t cry after the eight-hour operation in which surge...
13:36, 05/27/2019

'Pokémon Go' gamified walking, so now 'Pokémon Sleep' scores your naps So how will the Pokémon Company and Niantic follow up Pokémon Go? At a press conference today they revealed Pokémon Sleep, a new mobile game that tracks your time sleeping to unlo...
08:24, 05/29/2019

John Oliver and Tracy Morgan Make a Plea About Glenn Close’s Spleen and Medical Examiners on Last Week Tonight “In an ideal world, no one would ever die,” said John Oliver on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight. “I’m certainly never going to, and, at the risk of sounding too prescriptive, ...
13:12, 05/20/2019

'He will not go to sleep': White House staffers reportedly dread foreign trips with Trump aboard Air Force One, where he holds meetings at odd hours and constantly watches Fox News Kevin Lamarque/Reuters White House officials dread flying with President Donald Trump on long foreign trips, according to CNN. Five current and former officials who have traveled aboard Air Force On...
23:36, 05/25/2019

NYC’s new exclusive gym is catered to the stars Fifteen-foot Himalayan pink-salt walls, infrared saunas, doggie daycare — when it comes to his massive new Flatiron District gym, celebrity fitness mogul Alex Reznik is leaving no kettlebell unturned....
15:24, 06/05/2019

N.B.A. Stars Get Into the Hollywood Game Los Angeles is suddenly crawling with basketball royalty like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant, who are developing TV shows, streaming offerings and movies....
18:00, 05/20/2019

'The Dead Don't Die' stars on the environment Flesh-eating zombies terrorize a small town in Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die", a comedy horror in which polar fracking sets off strange reactions and raises the dead....
15:24, 06/14/2019

Don't take your smartphone to bed if you want a good night's sleep Nearly 7 in 10 teens in a Common Sense Media study, kept their mobile device either in bed or within easy reach. And 29% sleep with the device.        ...
08:00, 05/29/2019

Vice story on 'white, male, slim, and young' body bias in medical textbooks mocked: 'Dumbest woke criticism I have ever seen' Liberal media outlet Vice was mocked on Thursday over a story explaining how medical textbooks feature too many bodies that are "white, male, slim, and young." ...
04:36, 05/10/2019

Real Madrid deny Mauricio Pochettino's claim that Tottenham's request to sleep at training ground was rejected Real Madrid have dismissed Mauricio Pochettino's claim that Tottenham's request to stay at their Valdebebas training complex for the Champions League Final was rejected as 'completely false'....
15:00, 05/24/2019

Siakam stars for Raptors with all-around effort Pascal Siakam, who has become a jack-of-all-trades at both ends for the Raptors, did "a little bit of everything" Thursday night in powering Toronto to victory in its first NBA Finals game....
08:00, 05/31/2019

Where Are Your Favorite Disney Channel Stars Now? Every once in a while, a ghost of Disney Channel past will pop up to offer an update on their life post-Mouse House, sending a certain segment of the internet (read: Millennials) into an absolute......
15:24, 05/30/2019

Stars who missed out on major roles You win some, you lose some - and the same goes for the stars! We've rounded up a list of celebrities who have lost out on or turned down major roles.        ...
23:00, 04/28/2019

| FS Stars give Rodgers the boot Striker Eleazar Rodgers has revealed that he is one of several players to be released from Free State Stars after the club was relegated from the Absa Premiership....
12:48, 05/19/2019

Aladdin Premiere: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive It's looking like "a whole new world" on Hollywood Blvd. The biggest and brightest stars flocked to the Los Angeles premiere of Disney's Aladdin on Tuesday evening. Held......
16:00, 05/22/2019

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purp...
02:00, 06/02/2019

LV carry-on luggage? No thanks, we're going normcore, say stars Affordable luggage brands such as Away and Tumi are now favoured by the Instagram glitteratiAs the warm weather approaches and bite-size travel breaks are reported to be on the rise, airport fashion i...
05:36, 05/19/2019

Scotland Can Become Stars In Their First Performance On The Big Stage Most countries making their debut in a tournament like the World Cup are just happy to be there. Implied in a country making it to its first major tournament is that the country in the very recent pas...
20:36, 06/09/2019

All the Stars Who've Hosted the MTV Movie & TV Awards: Where Are They Now? It's almost time for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards! Zachary Levi will host this year's event from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. on Monday, June 17. The Shazam!......
12:48, 06/14/2019