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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 withou...

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

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States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill to remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed by state governments, so why should cannabis be di...
16:51 2019-06-04

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...
08:34 2019-06-06

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.        ...
06:00 2019-06-07

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.        ...
01:00 2019-06-07

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.        ...
14:34 2019-05-28

Miracle medical machine ECMO makes heroic rescues, but leaves patients in limbo ECMO can help patients cheat death — but, in a moral dilemma, the miracle machine can leave patients with no prospect of survival outside the ICU.        ...
14:51 2019-06-17

Netherlands jump for joy as Stefanie van der Gragt finishes off Italy The 2019 Women’s World Cup is only the Netherlands’ second appearance at Fifa’s showcase tournament but they displayed no inexperience as the European champions saw off a spirited Italy in Valencienne...
17:51 2019-06-29

'Long Shot' stars talk politics "Long Shot" stars Charlize Theron and June David Raphael say women often face extra scrutiny in politics. (May 23)        ...
06:34 2019-05-24

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 ...
17:34 2019-06-11

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...
13:01 2019-05-26

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 ...
15:34 2019-05-23

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...
23:00 2019-06-01

Festival-goers push over portable toilet with ‘queue jumper’ inside This is the stomach-churning moment UK festival pranksters pushed over a portable toilet with a “queue jumper” inside. The group of shirtless men at the TRNSMT festival in Glasgow, Scotlan...
05:17 2019-07-19

'Overwatch' test lets you pick and queue for a specific hero class Players have been asking for it for years and finally, it's arrived: Blizzard is introducing Role Queue to Overwatch. From today, players in the PTR will be able to beta test a feature that allow...
21:17 2019-07-18

Fortnite Server Status: Queue is Full errors hit Epic Games PS4, Xbox game Epic has revealed that the server status for Fortnite is offline for some players as the Battle Royale game is struggling for the second time in as many days....
18:34 2019-07-11

Mount Everest queue: Astonishing image shows hundreds of climbers queuing to reach summit This astonishing image of hundreds of climbers queuing to reach the top of Everest has highlighted fears that a record number of attempts is putting lives at risk....
21:17 2019-05-24

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....
17:34 2019-06-06

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...
17:51 2019-06-12

US Tells India It Is Considering Caps On H-1B Visas: Report The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters,......
22:51 2019-06-19

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....
17:34 2019-06-15

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....
23:17 2019-06-15

US Lawmakers Concerned Over Spike In Request For Evidences For H-1B Visas US lawmakers and experts have expressed concern over the US immigration agency's increasing demand for "irrelevant" or previously furnished information to adjudicate an H-1B application, causing delay...
15:51 2019-07-18

Portugal says Iranian visas suspended for consulate upgrade Portugal stopped issuing entry visas for Iranian nationals while it upgrades security at its consulate in Tehran, not because of political issues or any security threats, the Portuguese foreign minist...
13:34 2019-07-17

Plan To End Work Permit For H-4 Visas Yet To Be Finalised: US Official The Trump administration's decision to rescind work authorisation for H-4 visa holders, a large number of whom are the spouses of high-skilled Indian IT professionals, is yet to get a final shape as.....
13:34 2019-06-18

Indians Got 67-72% Of Total US H1-B Visas In 5 Years: Foreign Ministry Indian nationals have received between 67 and 72 per cent of the total H-1B visas issued by the US in last five years, the External Affairs Ministry said on Wednesday....
05:01 2019-07-18

U.S. complains after Russia denies visas to embassy school teachers The United States accused Russia on Wednesday of using children as pawns, after Moscow rejected visas for dozens of new teachers at an English-language school set up by the U.S., British and Canadian ...
16:51 2019-07-17

United States Has No Plans To Cap H-1B Work Visas: State Department There is no country-specific limit on the 85,000 H-1B work visas the United States issues every year, and an estimated 70 per centof them go to Indians....
08:51 2019-06-21

"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....
00:34 2019-06-02

Mike Pompeo To Assure India US Is Not Planning To Slash H-1B Visas US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will assure India on a visit next week that the United States is not planning to slash visas commonly used by technology workers, an official said on Friday....
22:17 2019-06-21

Russia Denies Visas for Teachers at Anglo-American School in Moscow United States officials say the blow to the school, which educates many diplomats’ children, is meant to pressure the Americans over political disputes....
21:34 2019-07-16

New Senate Bill Proposes Restrictions on U.S. Visas for Saudi Royal Family (Bloomberg) — Senate Republicans seeking a way to punish Saudi Arabia over its human rights record without provoking a veto by President Donald Trump are trying a new strategy: denying visas for...
01:00 2019-07-11

US Said to Be Mulling Caps on H-1B Visas to Deter India's Local Data Rules United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters....
07:51 2019-06-20

United States Tells India It is Mulling Caps On H-1B Visas: Report The plan to restrict the popular H-1B visa programme, under which skilled foreign workers are brought to the United States each year, comes days ahead of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's visit to.....
16:17 2019-06-20

Exclusive: U.S. tells India it is mulling caps on H-1B visas to deter data rules - sources The United States has told India it is considering caps on H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, three sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, wide...
21:34 2019-06-19

Bronx, NY, Principal Wins Nod From Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Backers in Long-Shot Bid to Oust Long-Term Congressman In a political case of what was good for the goose may be good for the gander, a Bronx, N.Y., middle school principal is hoping the same political action committee that helped propel Alexandria Ocasio...
05:51 2019-06-20

'If you don't have a bottle you're screwed': Glastonbury denies 'water shortage' as festival-goers queue for an hour for refills Glastonbury festival organisers were forced to deny there was a "water shortage" at the site despite huge queues for drinking water and showers being turned off to preserve the supply....
16:34 2019-06-29

How to Get to Sleep Sleep: We all need it, but most of us aren’t getting nearly enough of it. What are we doing wrong? Why is the perfect night’s sleep so elusive? And how can we start getting the rest we need and deserv...
09:17 2019-06-19

What to know about sleep aids People who have difficulty falling or staying asleep may wish to try using sleep aids. Various over-the-counter, prescription, and natural sleep aids are available. Lifestyle techniques to improve sle...
08:51 2019-07-17

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....
03:00 2019-06-04

How to go the fuck to sleep Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. I suck at sleeping. I’ve always been one of those people who t...
06:34 2019-07-13

How To Tell If You Have A Sleep Disorder If you think you might have a sleep disorder, consider how much of your life is altered by poor sleep. If it impacts your ability to participate in school/work you might have a sleep problem...
10:00 2019-07-14

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...
02:00 2019-05-30

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...
10:34 2019-06-01

Less Than 7 Hours Of Sleep Bad For Your Heart People who sleep less than seven hours each night are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and coronary heart disease, warn researchers. Read on....
11:34 2019-05-27

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....
20:51 2019-05-31

Is It Really So Bad to Sleep Late on the Weekends? In a perfect world, we’d all get to bed on time, enjoy our full seven to nine hours of sleep, and wake up refreshed at the same time every morning. But while that may be the goal, I’m guessing most of...
21:34 2019-06-21

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...
22:17 2019-05-29

People with narcolepsy may be more creative because of how they sleep Creativity tests reveal that people with narcolepsy are more inventive, perhaps because they rapidly enter the dream state in which we have unusual experiences...
18:51 2019-06-18

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 ...
19:51 2019-05-22

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....
19:51 2019-05-23

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...
11:51 2019-05-22

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...
12:34 2019-06-04

Julián Castro Go to Sleep Man What the Hell Julián Castro had a great night last night. The former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and mayor of San Antonio distinguished himself on an extremely crowded debate stage mostly by dismantl...
20:34 2019-06-27

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....
19:00 2019-06-04

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 ...
00:17 2019-05-30

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...
09:00 2019-05-24

What Are The Secrets To A Good Night's Sleep? From blue light-free bedrooms to Olivia Von Halle PJs, we're all investing more in our overnight routines. But is the “perfect” night's sleep just a pipe dream?...
20:00 2019-06-30

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 ...
04:51 2019-06-08

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...
09:01 2019-06-11

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...
22:34 2019-05-27

Gotta catch 'em all … in your sleep: Chips with Everything podcast The Pokémon Company has announced the 2020 launch of Pokémon Sleep, a mobile game that will reward users based on how well they slumber. Jordan Erica Webber looks at why sleep experts are worried abou...
09:34 2019-06-17

Government to issue 'sleep hygiene' guidance Leaked draft says less than seven hours’ sleep can damage mental and physical healthThe government could give people guidance on how much sleep they need each night, according to reports.A leaked draf...
14:34 2019-07-13

The Twitch Streamers Who Put People To Sleep (Literally) I don’t know if I’ve ever been fully conscious for an entire David “Dog” Caero Twitch stream. The Hearthstone personality (and now inaugural Masters Tour champion) lives in Nevada, which means that wh...
15:51 2019-07-13

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...
05:51 2019-06-16

The Sad Truth About Sleep-Tracking Devices and Apps Our personal tech columnist tracked his sleep for two weeks with an Apple Watch and some software. Here’s why he concluded it was a pointless exercise....
15:17 2019-07-17

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...
04:00 2019-05-24

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% keep someth...
09:01 2019-06-12

To tilt your odds of success at work, get more sleep Good sleep should not only be for the elites. Lack of sleep and sleep disorders take a steep toll on worker productivity and health. Burning the midnight oil to get ahead is the worst way for employee...
21:51 2019-07-18

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...
07:51 2019-05-30

This guy draws in his sleep — but has ‘no artistic talent’ when awake You’ve heard of sleepwalking and sleep-talking, even sleep-texting, but you’ve probably never heard of sleep drawing. Lee Hadwin started scribbling while snoozing at age 4, when he would s...
17:17 2019-07-20

Will Equinox Hotel give you the best sleep ever for $700 a night? How much would you pay for a good night’s sleep? Opening July 15, the new Equinox Hotel in Hudson Yards, which promises to “own sleep like no hotel before,” is betting you’ll fork over some $700 a nig...
08:17 2019-06-18

Hemingway review: Somnox sleep robot There’s an urban legend that finds Ernest Hemingway at a restaurant with his friends. He spoke up and bet everyone around the table that he could write a story in only six words, they accepted. So, he...
20:34 2019-07-02

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...
20:17 2019-05-29

More than a third of people in the Americas may have obstructive sleep apnea (Reuters Health) - Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) may affect as many as 37% of adults in North, Central and South America, according to a review of epidemiological studies presented June 9 at Sleep 201...
02:34 2019-06-20

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...
16:17 2019-05-21

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....
21:34 2019-05-21

CRT defibrillator may help more heart failure patients For patients with heart abnormalities that can't be fixed with a normal defibrillator, a cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator may help with the problem....
20:51 2019-06-18

Patients likely to have complications with unprofessional surgeons Patients had an 18 percent higher risk of complication during a medical procedure if their surgeon had one to three previous reports of unprofessional behavior....
05:01 2019-06-20

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...
18:00 2019-06-06

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....
01:17 2019-06-01

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....
01:34 2019-06-06

Working moms of the LPGA get childcare support (if not much sleep) The LPGA provides great childcare for it’s tour players. And that’s real progress — not just for women’s pro sports, but for parents in general.      ...
14:17 2019-07-08

BJP Lawmakers Sleep Over At Karnataka Assembly To Protest "Bias" Karnataka BJP chief BS Yeddyurappa staged a night-long protest along with party lawmakers in the state assembly on Thursday, alleging that the Congress-Janata Dal Secular (JDS) government was trying.....
22:34 2019-07-18

John McEnroe records soothing audio for sleep app John McEnroe, the legendary American tennis star known for his aggressive on-court demeanor and his famous four-word catchphrase, has released an audio recording of tennis rules intended to help liste...
16:00 2019-06-28

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...
23:34 2019-06-15

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.       ...
11:34 2019-06-10

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...
18:17 2019-06-16

Ferdinand 'won't lose sleep' if snubbed for United role "Former Manchester United captain Rio Ferdinand has said he \"won\u0027t lose sleep\" if he is snubbed for a return to the club in a technical role."...
10:51 2019-06-17

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....
21:51 2019-05-29

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...
09:17 2019-05-29

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 ...
07:51 2019-06-14

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....
07:51 2019-05-29

Stay Away From These Drinks Before Bedtime For A Good Night's Sleep Instead of aiding a good night' sleep, caffeine-soaked drinks could actually hamper it. There are some drinks that the experts suggest to avoid at bedtime....
13:51 2019-07-01

The 2020 Kia Telluride Is a Pretty Nice SUV to Drive and Sleep In The fact that Kia is building a large seven/eight-seater SUV is about as surprising as discovering that the Twinkie you’ve just bitten into contains an interior chamber, filled with a white, sweet, cr...
21:17 2019-07-12

Average American only gets 10 nights of perfect sleep a month The average American only gets 10 nights of perfect sleep in a month, according to new research. A study of 2,000 Americans examining how people deal with poor sleep found that 67 percent would go to ...
00:17 2019-06-28

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....
23:34 2019-06-11

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale University study tracked nearly 200 patients who recorded their emotions just before an episode of at...
05:34 2019-06-05

OB-GYN accused of fathering children with patients says one is now his wife An OBGYN from Mississippi accused of sexual misconduct and sleeping with his patients, two of whom he impregnated, says he did nothing wrong — and that one of the alleged victims is now actually...
06:00 2019-07-12

More patients diagnosed amid Legionnaires’ outbreak GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Health officials in Ohio say 10 people have now been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease amid an outbreak at a recently opened hospital near Columbus. Franklin County...
02:17 2019-06-05

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO — Sally Atwater’s doctor spent two months on calls, messages and paperwork to get her an experimental drug he thinks can fight the lung cancer that has spread to her brain and spine. Nancy Goo...
02:34 2019-06-04

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...
18:34 2019-06-03

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...
17:34 2019-06-06

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....
08:34 2019-05-28

'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...
21:00 2019-06-06

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly people, blind people and other patients who cannot easi...
15:17 2019-07-10

Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it? COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Experts say prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering but not directly administering fatal painkiller doses for ...
01:51 2019-06-07

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...
01:51 2019-05-28

Report: Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls We’re already living in a national robocall nightmare, but at least most of the time, for most of us, dealing with phone spam is not a matter of life and death. As a Monday report in the Washington Po...
07:17 2019-06-18

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....
15:01 2019-05-21

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....
19:51 2019-05-21

For Vitiligo Patients, New Treatments Offer Hope “We now have a much better understanding of the immunological pathways involved in vitiligo, which is providing insight on how to target and treat the disease better,” an expert says....
20:00 2019-06-27

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate that stress, two new studies suggest....
22:51 2019-07-16

Few heart patients use cardiac rehab after stenting (Reuters Health) - Just one in three patients enrolls in recommended cardiac rehabilitation after having a blocked heart artery cleared and a stent inserted, a Michigan study suggests....
02:34 2019-06-20

‘I accused Donald Trump of sexual assault. Now I sleep with a loaded gun’ Advice columnist E Jean Carroll on what happened after she told her storyMiss Bingley greets you in the driveway to the house in upstate New York, surrounded by a tangle of knotted woodland. The Toyot...
12:34 2019-07-13

Poor sleep may hinder weight loss, study shows According to a recent study, people experiencing poor sleep may be less able to lose unwanted weight, even when taking part in a weight loss program....
18:34 2019-07-02

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...
19:00 2019-05-23

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......
09:51 2019-05-23

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 ...
14:51 2019-06-07

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....
07:34 2019-06-14

Little Danny Torrance is all grown up and still shining in Doctor Sleep trailer Ewan McGregor stars as adult Danny Torrance in the 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...
02:17 2019-06-14

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...
11:34 2019-05-29

‘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....
03:17 2019-05-23

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...
18:00 2019-06-13

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...
16:00 2019-06-15

Carine Roitfeld: 'Drink espresso, sleep in your makeup, don’t take selfies…' Carine Roitfeld, queen of French fashion, reveals her rules for Parisienne chic to a ‘terrified’ Sophie HeawoodCarine Roitfeld was the editor of French Vogue for 10 years, worked closely with Karl Lag...
12:51 2019-06-23

"No 5-Star Treatment, Can Sleep On Road": HD Kumaraswamy On Village Visit Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who kick-started his village stay campaign ''Grama Vastavya 2.0'' from Gurmitkal in Yadgir district on Friday, denied reports of him getting a "5-star......
03:51 2019-06-22

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...
05:00 2019-06-05

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....
07:51 2019-05-29

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...
06:51 2019-06-10

The Gravity Blanket promises a ‘gentle, loving embrace’ - but will it help me sleep? This 6kg weighted blanket is pricey, but feels magically dense. Lying beneath it is deeply comfortingI s there a more soporific feeling than an animal settling in your lap? The warmth; the weight; the...
10:17 2019-07-09

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...
03:34 2019-05-28

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 ...
19:17 2019-06-05

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 killerWhen male nurse Niels Högel worked shifts at two clinics in the northern German towns of Oldenbu...
16:51 2019-06-06

Blood test may reduce antibiotic use for COPD patients The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-reactive protein levels....
00:17 2019-07-12

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...
21:51 2019-05-29

Surgeons restore hand and arm function in paralysed patients A number of patients who were diagnosed with complete paralysis have been given new hope, after pioneering nerve surgery restored movement in their elbows and hands....
07:51 2019-07-05

‘Michael Jackson drug’ still prompts curiosity from patients It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most are no longer afraid of it, doctors say, though ma...
17:17 2019-06-22

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....
22:51 2019-06-03

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...
01:01 2019-05-29

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...
19:34 2019-06-03

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar’s plan would help Alzheimer’s patients WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. It’s an iss...
13:00 2019-07-12

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in contact – a hospital’s phone system goes down, p...
00:51 2019-06-19

PhRMA: Patents yield real benefits for patients Not only would weaker patent protections limit investment, they'd also cut competition, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.       ...
01:17 2019-07-19

UCLA says gynecologist accused of sexually abusing patients LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California, Los Angeles says a former gynecologist at the student health clinic has been charged with sexually abusing patients. UCLA says Dr. James Heaps surrende...
03:34 2019-06-11

EEG may help doctors determine if head injury patients will recover Researchers say an EEG can reveal hidden consciousness in unresponsive ICU patients days after a head injury, offering doctors a better way to predict if patients will wake up....
21:00 2019-06-28

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...
00:17 2019-06-08

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......
21:00 2019-05-30

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants to seize you up. It just wants to crumple you in,...
22:51 2019-06-20

Japan court orders gov't to pay families of leprosy patients A Japanese court ordered the government to pay $3.4 million to more than 500 descendants of leprosy patients who were segregated and quarantined in sanitariums for decades....
19:34 2019-06-28

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 ...
00:01 2019-06-09

Japan court orders compensation for kin of leprosy patients A Japanese court has ordered the government to pay 370 million yen ($3.4 million) in damages to the relatives of former leprosy patients over a segregation policy that severed family ties and caused l...
14:34 2019-06-28

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...
19:51 2019-05-21

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...
10:17 2019-06-09

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...
03:51 2019-05-30

Patients of rude surgeons have more problems after surgery, study says Having surgery — even minor surgery — can be an incredibly stressful experience for any patient. Placing trust in a surgeon is often frightening, even if that surgeon is impeccably trained...
06:34 2019-06-21

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...
09:17 2019-06-04

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study suggests....
07:34 2019-07-03

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....
20:34 2019-06-14

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....
03:17 2019-06-12

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 ...
23:34 2019-06-11

US women are working longer hours as their sleep and social lives suffer U.S. women spent longer working, caring for their families and doing jobs around the house in 2018 than in previous years, the annual American Time Use Survey found....
04:17 2019-06-21

'This is the reality': Santos women's football team sleep in hotel lobby ‘This is the respect people have,’ says Santos coach Team were travelling to play Iranduba two days laterThe coach of Santos women’s team has criticised the Brazilian Football Confederation after her ...
18:00 2019-07-17

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...
00:34 2019-05-22

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...
23:51 2019-05-27

Burnout in firefighters linked to sleep issues, mental health concerns Firefighters who feel burned out often experience sleep issues, which also increases their risk of emotional fatigue, exhaustion and health problems, researchers say....
07:34 2019-06-28

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...
22:51 2019-05-29

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 ...
16:51 2019-05-21

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessation treatments increased from 0 percent to 36 perce...
21:34 2019-06-27

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....
06:34 2019-06-11

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...
06:34 2019-05-30

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....
14:34 2019-06-03

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned from these behaviors as a window into our mental hea...
03:51 2019-06-18

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....
07:51 2019-06-08

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...
12:00 2019-05-22

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....
16:17 2019-05-29

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...
00:17 2019-06-08

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...
16:17 2019-06-11

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....
15:51 2019-06-06

British Columbia will be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, sav...
01:17 2019-05-28

Ohio doctor accused of murdering 25 patients with painkiller overdoses Dr. William Husel was charged with murder Wednesday in the deaths of 25 hospital patients, representing one of the biggest murder cases ever brought against a health care professional in the US....
03:34 2019-06-06

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a ...
22:51 2019-07-16

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 ...
17:17 2019-06-04

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.        ...
01:17 2019-05-25

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....
00:34 2019-05-25

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....
04:34 2019-06-06

German nurse accused of killing 100 patients faces verdict BERLIN (AP) — A verdict is expected in the case of a former nurse charged with 100 counts of murder on allegations he killed patients by putting them into cardiac arrest because he liked the feeling o...
11:17 2019-06-06

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....
22:51 2019-06-12

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...
18:17 2019-05-28

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....
02:17 2019-06-05

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 serial killer....
11:51 2019-06-06

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...
05:01 2019-06-04

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...
02:17 2019-05-29

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, ...
07:51 2019-06-11

Dominic Smith on Jeff McNeil’s hot dog secret, crushing Yankees and sleep struggles Mets first baseman/outfielder Dominic Smith, in the midst of a breakout season, took a swing at some Q&A on the eve of the Citi Field leg of the Subway Series. Q: What do you remember about your first...
16:00 2019-07-02

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...
19:34 2019-06-13

Heartbreaking: This Incel Got Plastic Surgery To Look Exactly Like Austin Powers But Still Can’t Find Women Willing To Sleep With Him Many men in the involuntarily celibate community believe that women would sleep with them if they looked more conventionally attractive, so they resort to surgery in order to correct their perceived f...
22:51 2019-07-08

It's great when a friend asks you to sleep over. Especially if they have a nicer house | Hannah Jane Parkinson The feeling of being invited into someone else’s nest is a privileged kind of contentmentI can’t remember how much I enjoyed – or didn’t like – sleepovers as a child. I suppose it depended on the othe...
08:17 2019-06-28

'I'm So Fucking Woke, I'm Ready to Go to Sleep': Lee Daniels Speaks on the Progress of LGBTQ Liberation Fifty years. It’s been fifty years since the Stonewall uprising on June 28, 1969. Fifty years worth of struggles, pain, blood, sweat, tears, oppression, erasure, rebellion, progression, and much, much...
18:00 2019-06-28

The KATRIS Nest Is a Multi-Functional Lounge For Cats That Love to Rub, Scratch, and Sleep Have you ever caught your cat using your rug or carpet to scratch their own back? They very ineloquently wobble around on the floor until their itch has been relieved. If your cat needs a place to scr...
20:51 2019-07-18

Robocalls wreak havoc at hospitals and put patients' lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak — when doctors, administrators and healthcare field workers need to be in contact — a hospital's phone system goes down, potentia...
19:00 2019-06-18

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....
02:17 2019-06-05

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-...
02:34 2019-05-25

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....
14:34 2019-06-14

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...
16:00 2019-06-02

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...
10:51 2019-06-04

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....
09:51 2019-06-04

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest overdose death rates, a new study suggests....
09:51 2019-06-04

UnitedHealth boosts earnings forecast, set to pass price discounts to patients UnitedHealth Group Inc will stick with its decision to pass on drug maker discounts to patients to help them beat rising medicine prices despite the U.S. government having withdrawn a similar propose...
18:00 2019-07-18

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical treatment and then for six months afterward....
02:34 2019-06-30

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 ...
18:51 2019-06-13

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...
22:17 2019-05-22

Man with machete stabs 3 at Virginia plasma center; nurses, patients hid in bathroom A man with a long knife stabbed three people inside a Virginia plasma donation center as nurses and patients hid inside a bathroom.        ...
19:34 2019-07-05

Philips acquires Boston start-up Medumo to help hospitals communicate with patients Philips has acquired a start-up that texts you about your poop. That's Medumo, a Boston-based company, which works with hospitals to guide their patients through common procedures....
23:34 2019-07-17

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...
19:51 2019-06-02

UPDATE 1-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...
01:51 2019-05-28

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. The post German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients, sentenced to life in prison appeared first on LEX1...
11:17 2019-06-06

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...
06:34 2019-05-28

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....
22:17 2019-06-06

German court clears two doctors present as patients committed suicide German doctors are not obliged to try to save a person's life against their will following a suicide attempt, the Federal Court of Justice in Leipzig has ruled, backing regional court decisions in Ber...
15:51 2019-07-04

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....
04:34 2019-06-04

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,...
23:17 2019-05-24

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....
22:34 2019-06-11

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...
11:34 2019-06-06

Best medical alert systems of 2019 From 2012 to 2050, the number of US citizens over 65 years of age will almost double from just over 43 million to nearly 84 million according to the United States Census Bureau. While the baby boomers...
22:17 2019-06-22

Alexa Now Gives U.K. Users N.H.S. Medical Advice Britain’s National Health Service has collaborated with Amazon to offer health information through Alexa, prompting questions about privacy and market advantage....
23:01 2019-07-10

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...
14:51 2019-06-01

Patients are transforming from passive recipients of healthcare services to active participants in their own health (TGT, CVS, WMT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribe...
04:51 2019-07-20

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...
21:34 2019-06-05

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....
12:17 2019-06-08

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....
20:51 2019-06-06

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....
22:17 2019-06-03

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...
20:51 2019-05-27

Shopping center explosion in Plantation, Florida; authorities report ‘multiple patients’ _____ A gas explosion rocked a shopping center on Saturday in South Florida, authorities said. The explosion happened around noon at The Fountains, a shopping center in Plantation, a suburb in Broward...
19:51 2019-07-06

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...
18:51 2019-06-02

Former longtime UCLA gynecologist James Heaps charged with sexually abusing patients A former gynecologist who worked with students at the University of California, Los Angeles has been charged with sexually abusing patients.        ...
06:17 2019-06-11

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."        ...
15:00 2019-06-11

Ohio doctor William Husel charged with 25 counts of murder in patients' deaths Ohio prosecutors charged a physician Wednesday with more than two dozen counts of murder, for prescribing fatal doses of opioids to near-death patients....
18:51 2019-06-05

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...
18:17 2019-05-31

Amazon's Alexa will give medical advice from the NHS The NHS has teamed up with Amazon to bring its health information to Alexa. As part of the NHS' long term plan to make its services available digitally, users will soon be able to ask Alexa quest...
21:34 2019-07-10

How Your Facebook Posts Might Reveal Your Medical Status Researchers were able to correctly guess some people’s medical conditions by analyzing their Facebook posts, according to a new study. The people involved had consented to the research, and the result...
04:17 2019-06-20

Thumbs Down Guy seeks help with medical bills after nearly dying Gary Dunaier, more famously known as the Thumbs Down Guy, racked up more than $30,000 in bills after a recent medical mishap.       ...
01:34 2019-06-28

Need quick medical advice in Britain? Ask Alexa Britain's state-run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments such as migraines and flu via the tech giant's voice assistant Alexa, aiming to help more pat...
14:34 2019-07-10

UK Alexa users can now get answers to medical questions right from the NHS Amazon’s Alexa is all set to gain medical smarts in the UK, thanks to a partnership with the National Health Service (NHS). The healthcare service said it’s teaming up with Amazon‘s voice assistant to...
12:00 2019-07-11

U.S. Air Force activates Medical Readiness Agency The U.S. Air Force has activated a new field operating agency, the Medical Readiness Agency, to concentrate on ensuring its hundreds of thousands of personnel are healthy....
20:01 2019-07-03

‘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...
15:34 2019-05-29

10 Medical Myths We Should Stop Believing. Doctors, Too Researchers identified nearly 400 common medical practices and theories that were contradicted by rigorous studies. Here are some of the most notable findings....
17:34 2019-07-01

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.”...
01:01 2019-05-29

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...
10:17 2019-05-29

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...
07:17 2019-06-09

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...
08:17 2019-05-25

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...
03:34 2019-05-25

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...
23:34 2019-06-11

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 ...
23:17 2019-06-03

GSK drug helps ovarian cancer patients live longer in late-stage study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's cancer treatment Zejula met the main goal of helping patients with ovarian cancer live longer without their disease worsening in a late-stage study, the company said on Monday....
06:34 2019-07-16

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...
21:00 2019-05-21

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...
01:17 2019-06-14

From one brain scan, more information for medical artificial intelligence MIT researchers have devised a novel method to glean more information from images used to train machine-learning models, including those that can analyze medical scans to help diagnose and treat brain...
23:51 2019-06-19

Fins' Caldwell takes medical leave for '19 season Dolphins assistant head coach Jim Caldwell is expected to be away from the team for the 2019 season "due to some medical complications that require my full attention."...
21:51 2019-07-13

NFL will cover Kendrick Norton’s medical bills after arm amputation The NFL will cover the medical bills for Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton, per ESPN, after a car accident resulted in the amputation of his left arm. Norton, who had signed with the Dolphins ...
22:51 2019-07-09

UK announces $215 million food, water and medical help for Afghanistan Britain on Monday announced a new 170 million-pound ($215 million) five-year aid package of urgent food, water and medicine assistance for people in Afghanistan....
16:00 2019-06-17

The American Medical Association is no Longer Neutral on Abortion The American Medical Association is suing North Dakota to block two abortion-related laws, the latest signal the doctors’ group is shifting to a more aggressive stance as the Donald Trump admini...
20:00 2019-07-01

U.S. exempts some medical, electronic devices from China tariffs The Trump administration will exempt 110 Chinese products, from medical equipment to key capacitors, from hefty tariffs, it said on Tuesday, offering relief to some U.S. firms which have said the taxe...
01:00 2019-07-10

Boston’s Brian Johnson out with non-baseball medical matter LONDON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander Brian Johnson has been put on the 10-day injured list because of a medical matter not related to baseball. The team on Saturday did not say what was wrong but ...
15:34 2019-06-29

Church pays off almost $2M in medical debt for Michigan families Grand Rapids First is covering 1,899 families’ medical debts — almost $2 million in total — across four Michigan counties.        ...
14:17 2019-07-02

New Jersey seeks applicants for new medical marijuana firms TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is seeking applicants to operate as many as 108 new medical marijuana businesses. The state Health Department announced Monday that the applications for the new license...
18:34 2019-06-03

Rape Victims Can End Pregancy Without Medical Board Nod: Court The Madras High Court Friday said a rape victim need not approach the medical board or the judiciary to terminate her pregnancy provided its length has not exceed 20 weeks....
22:17 2019-06-21

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...
19:34 2019-05-23

Company pays off medical bill of TPD K9 who was stabbed twice in neck TUCSON – Every time an officer goes out on duty, they risk paying the ultimate price. This is no different for the K9 officers. But when they injured, who picks up the medical bills? In K9 Blitz...
23:34 2019-06-27

Trans migrant dies in US custody after pleading for medical help 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...
00:17 2019-06-04

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...
23:34 2019-06-03

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......
08:00 2019-05-28

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...
02:17 2019-05-27

De Ligt undergoes Juve medical ahead of $83.7M move Matthijs de Ligt, the 19-year-old Ajax captain who led the Dutch side to the Champions League semifinals, is undergoing a medical ahead of his transfer to Juventus for a reported fee of $83.7 million....
14:51 2019-07-17

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...
13:00 2019-05-28

'Thumbs Down Guy' looking for help with medical bills after emergency: 'I came really close to dying' A baseball fan who went viral for giving a thumbs down after a play during a game between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays in 2017 is now asking for help to pay for medical bills....
22:34 2019-06-27

Square Faces Lawsuit Over Misfired Medical Receipt A California man accused Square of violating privacy laws after the payments company mistakenly forwarded a digital receipt containing details of his medical history to one of his friends....
17:17 2019-07-01

Israel's Zebra Medical gets FDA ok for brain bleeds product Zebra Medical Vision, an Israel medical imaging analytics company, said on Monday it received its third clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its alert for intracranial hemorrhage, ...
22:51 2019-06-17

NFL to pay all medical bills for Miami Dolphins DT Kendrick Norton The NFL is covering all medical bills for Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Kendrick Norton after a serious car crash resulted in the amputation of his left arm....
11:51 2019-07-10

Half of all harm caused by medical care is preventable About half of all the harm caused by medical care is preventable, according to a review of 70 studies involving more than 330,000 patients around the world...
02:17 2019-07-18

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....
05:00 2019-06-11

Scientists can predict medical conditions off your Facebook posts In a world of digital addicts, oversharing on social media is often seen as a character flaw — but a new study reveals it might actually be good for your health. Researchers from Penn Medicine and Sto...
20:17 2019-06-18

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.        ...
15:34 2019-05-31

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...
00:51 2019-06-07

Amazon's Alexa Will Provide U.K. Users With Medical Information Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa will provide medical information to users in Britain that comes directly from the country’s state-backed National Health Service, a deal that broadens the tech giant’s p...
16:17 2019-07-10

Andrew Dibner, Medical Alert Pioneer, Is Dead at 93 Concerned about what happens when people fall and can’t reach a telephone to call an ambulance, Mr. Dibner, a psychologist, developed a system to help....
22:34 2019-07-11

Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over 'severe infections' causing at least 1 death: report 67 patients have sued Porter Adventist Hospital over their sterlilization processes, a year after the hospital said a breach occured involving surgical instruments that may have put patients at risk f...
03:34 2019-06-17

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...
19:34 2019-06-13

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...
19:17 2019-06-05

Air Force rolls out new medical model to minimize troop downtime The U.S. Air Force unveiled a procedural model focused on treating active-duty airmen to return them to deployment status, including "holistically" caring for troops rather than waiting for them to se...
19:34 2019-06-28

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...
01:51 2019-06-16

Tottenham’s Kieran Trippier set for Atlético Madrid medical £20m fee agreed • England defender due for medical in Spanish capital• Trippier excused from flight to Singapore for pre-season tourKieran Trippier is on the brink of sealing a move to Atlético Madrid in a deal worth...
18:00 2019-07-16

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 ...
06:34 2019-06-11

Mehul Choksi Says He Left India For Medical Check-Up, Treatment Diamantaire Mehul Choksi, a key accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, on Monday told the Bombay High Court that he left India for medical check-up and not to avoid prosecution in...
18:51 2019-06-17

6 people drown, hundreds seek medical help in Lithuania heat VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Six people seeking relief from record heat in Lithuania have drowned, and hundreds have sought medical help as temperatures soared. The nation of 2.8 million hasn’t see...
13:34 2019-06-13

Nurse, pilot killed in medical helicopter crash in Minnesota BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — A nurse and a pilot are dead and a crew member injured after a medical helicopter crash at a regional airport in Minnesota. North Memorial Health says no patients were on board ...
15:17 2019-06-28

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....
15:51 2019-06-10

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....
17:51 2019-05-31

U.K. health service to use Amazon Alexa to give medical advice Britain’s state run health service is teaming up with Amazon to provide medical advice for common ailments, such as migraines and flu, via the tech giant’s voice assistant Alexa. It’s all ...
01:51 2019-07-11

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"....
13:17 2019-06-05

PM Assures Jamia Vice-Chancellor Of Aid In Setting Up Of Medical College Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday met Jamia Millia Islamia vice-chancellor Najma Akhtar and assured her of all assistance in setting up a medical college-cum-hospital during her tenure....
00:51 2019-07-07

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 ...
04:51 2019-06-08

Football transfer rumours: Harry Maguire set for Man City medical? Today’s fluff is remembering the good old daysWith a mere 49 days left until the transfer window closes, Manchester United fans are getting decidedly antsy over their club’s apparent lack of activity ...
14:51 2019-06-21

Edinburgh gives female medical students their degrees – 150 years late Victorian women who were prevented from qualifying as doctors are finally recognisedSeven women who were among the first females to be admitted to a British university have been awarded posthumous deg...
20:17 2019-07-06

| 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....
13:34 2019-06-06

Top Court Orders Rajeev Saxena To Appear Before AIIMS Medical Board The Supreme Court today allowed Rajeev Saxena, an approver in a money laundering case related to the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland chopper scam, to appear before a medical board of AIIMS to get......
22:34 2019-07-18

Cybersecurity of medical devices under scrutiny after FDA recalls insulin pumps According to experts, however, this is not an anomaly. Medical devices, including medical implants, are likely vulnerable to cybersecurity breaches due to an absence of clear quality assurance standar...
00:34 2019-06-30

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...
00:51 2019-06-15

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...
02:51 2019-05-26

The Memphis hospital suing its own workers for unpaid medical bills It’s not uncommon for hospitals to sue patients over unpaid debts, but what is striking at Methodist is how many of those patients end up being its own employeesThis year, a Methodist Le Bonheur Healt...
13:51 2019-06-28

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...
22:00 2019-05-28

| 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....
20:17 2019-06-10

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.        ...
19:51 2019-05-28

Oregon Becomes the Latest State to Pass Family and Medical Leave Workers of Oregon, rejoice: The Oregon Senate has passed a House bill providing up to 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave for workers. According to Oregon Live, the plan passed the Senate 21-6 o...
19:51 2019-07-01

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, ...
15:34 2019-06-11

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....
18:17 2019-06-01

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...
09:01 2019-06-12

Venezuela’s war on children at a 'breaking point' over lack of medical care The cries of millions of children still languishing inside Venezuela all too often go unanswered as the deteriorating conditions and the iron-grip of the Maduro regime has set the stage for once eradi...
20:51 2019-07-11

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...
02:00 2019-05-22

Tanguy Ndombele arrives at Tottenham for medical to seal £55m transfer • Midfielder set to become record signing from Lyon• Roma considering move for Toby AlderweireldTanguy Ndombele is in London to undertake a medical at Tottenham, as his move from Lyon edges closer to ...
16:17 2019-07-02

Parliament Approves Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill Parliament on Thursday approved a bill that supercedes the Medical Council of India for two years till September 2020, with the Rajya Sabha passing the measure by a voice vote....
17:17 2019-07-04

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....
10:51 2019-05-30

Michigan church erases medical debt for nearly 2,000 families: report Nearly 2,000 families in western Michigan will find out this week that all their medical debts have been paid off by a church in the area. Grand Rapids First, a church in Wyoming, Mich., announced Sun...
08:34 2019-07-04

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....
21:34 2019-06-07

How A Nurse With a Hole in Her Skull Changed The Medical History of Migraines The following is adapted from an excerpt from social and medical historian Katherine Foxhall’s new book, Migraine: A History, published by Johns Hopkins University Press, and out June 18, 2019. ...
22:34 2019-06-18

'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. ...
14:51 2019-05-30

Cyber-Heist That Impacted Millions Bankrupts Medical Debt Collector A billing collections agency that was hacked last year in an incident believed to impact millions of medical patients is now seeking a federal bankruptcy court’s protection from its own creditors.Read...
01:51 2019-06-19

Jack Clarke completes Tottenham medical ahead of £10m Leeds transfer Leeds United winger Jack Clarke has completed a medical ahead of a £10million move to Tottenham, with the deal set to be announced before the end of the week....
18:34 2019-06-27

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.       ...
14:51 2019-06-12

Dad of Georgia Bulldogs QB D'Wan Mathis says college medical staff 'saved my son's life' The father of Georgia Bulldogs quarterback D’Wan Mathis is praising the school medical staff for sending him to the hospital immediately after his son started showing signs of a cyst on his brain....
21:51 2019-07-03

Missing medical school graduate from Arkansas found safe in Mexico _____ A recent medical school graduate and Arkansas native who went missing in Mexico has been found safe, Mexican officials said late on Friday. Jesse Pacheco, 29, who graduated from Universidad Autó...
05:34 2019-06-23

Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors president has concussion is on medical leave A California sheriff's deputy suffered a concussion, jaw injury and is on medical leave following an altercation with Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri right after the team clinched its first NBA ...
04:51 2019-06-19

NBC News' Tom Brokaw says politics, medical marijuana help distract from cancer: report SurvivorNet went to see the long time NBC News journalist to talk about his experience with cancer and how he’s learned to live with it in the years since his diagnosis. ...
00:34 2019-07-04

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.....
20:51 2019-06-14

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 ...
12:51 2019-06-12

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....
20:34 2019-06-05

Myanmar doctor loses medical license over ‘racy’ bikini photos A Myanmar doctor who wanted to become a model has had her medical license revoked for sharing “immoral” bikini photos. After several years of treating patients, Nang Mwe San began to share...
22:51 2019-06-19

Cannabis has great medical potential. But don’t fall for the CBD scam | Mike Power The UK market for cannabidiol, a compound found in cannabis, will soon be worth £1bn. But consumers are being connedRoll up, roll up, ladies and gentleman, and gather around. Do you, your loved one – ...
14:00 2019-07-01

Facebook wants to limit the reach of bogus medical ‘cures’ by treating them like spam The company will “down-rank” posts that it believes contain health misinformation, meaning those posts will appear in the news feeds of fewer users, and less prominently. Misguided natural treatments ...
03:34 2019-07-03

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...
09:17 2019-06-14

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......
17:17 2019-06-03

Peddlers of Medical Misinformation Are Using Social Media 'Censorship' as a Selling Point No one has ever accused Mike Adams, the self-proclaimed Health Ranger, of being an understated guy, but recent events have taken him to new, shouty heights. After Adams’ website, Natural News, had its...
04:34 2019-07-13

Brazil medical educator Afya plans acquisitions, international expansion Brazilian medical education group Afya Ltd plans to double the number of undergraduate students, to acquire companies and expand internationally, following its initial public offering on Nasdaq, said ...
23:17 2019-07-19

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...
17:51 2019-05-26

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...
20:34 2019-05-21

US medical group that pushed doctors to prescribe painkillers forced to close American Pain Society accused of being pawn of big pharmaGroup took nearly $1m from leading opioid manufacturersA leading medical society, described by a US Senate report as a pawn of the pharmaceutic...
17:01 2019-05-25

Clariant expects final bids for Medical Specialties business -sources Swiss chemicals maker Clariant is entering the final stages of the sale of its packaging business, part of a wider streamlining to be completed by the end of 2020, sources close to the matter said....
18:34 2019-07-12

How being a female tech founder prepared this CEO to fight the medical system when she got cancer Leila Janah was diagnosed with a rare sarcoma at the age of 36. She put her entrepreneurial skills to use as a patient, both in getting access to an unapproved drugs and in getting her doctors on the ...
16:34 2019-07-13

MTA worker on family and medical leave got married, coached baseball instead: watchdog An MTA worker took 140 days of leave in one year, claiming he needed to care for his sick dad — but was actually getting married, traveling Europe and coaching a baseball team, the agency’s watchdog f...
12:51 2019-07-11

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...
00:00 2019-05-25

South Korean man stages bank robbery to get medical treatment in jail A South Korean man walked into a bank with a toy knife and “politely” asked for the police to be called, hoping he would be sent to prison, a report said. The 40-year-old man staged the he...
12:17 2019-07-08

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.        ...
02:01 2019-05-23

NFL to cover Miami Dolphins' Kendrick Norton's medical costs after arm amputation The medical bills of Miami Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton, whose arm was amputated following a car crash, will be covered under the NFL and team’s insurance policy, his agent said Tuesday....
19:17 2019-07-10

Morsy's son blames Egyptian regime for 'slow deliberate medical murdering' of ex-President Abdullah Morsy, the son of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy, has accused the country's current regime of "slow ... murdering" his father, amid wider questions from human rights groups about how...
20:51 2019-06-18

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....
14:51 2019-06-16

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...
16:51 2019-05-23

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....
05:17 2019-05-26

Women outperform men after Japan medical school stops rigging exam scores Juntendo University says abolishing unfair treatment of women is behind rise in entrance exam scoresWomen have outperformed their male counterparts in entrance examinations for a medical school in Jap...
18:17 2019-06-19

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...
21:51 2019-06-10

Medical bills, tuition, cars: The worst things to charge on a credit card There are certain purchases that don’t make sense to charge if you aren’t going to pay off your credit card balance at the end of the month.       ...
14:00 2019-07-18

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...
06:17 2019-05-25

Billionaire Chris Cline’s doomed helicopter was headed to Florida on medical emergency The Bahamian helicopter crash that killed billionaire coal magnate Chris Cline, his daughter and five others, was headed to Fort Lauderdale for a guest’s medical emergency when it went down, acc...
17:17 2019-07-06

J&J's profit spikes as pharma fuels growth, consumer and medical devices improve Johnson & Johnson's profit jumped 42% in the second quarter, with all three of the sprawling health-care company's businesses performing better than Wall Street expected....
14:51 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Clariant expects final bids for Medical Specialties business -sources Swiss chemicals maker Clariant is entering the final stages of the sale of its packaging business, part of a wider streamlining to be completed by the end of 2020, sources close to the matter said....
18:34 2019-07-12

Felony charges for mom who recorded daughter licking tongue depressor at medical center A Florida woman was charged with a felony after recording a video of her daughter licking a tongue depressor and replacing it in a container.        ...
01:17 2019-07-12

Exclusive: SEC probes Siemens, GE, Philips in alleged China medical equipment scheme The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Siemens AG, Philips NV and General Electric Co for allegedly using local middlemen to negotiate bribes with Chinese government and hospital...
14:00 2019-06-04

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...
04:51 2019-06-04

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...
19:51 2019-05-22

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 ...
20:17 2019-06-03

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.        ...
14:32 2019-05-21

NFL to pay for Dolphins defensive lineman Kendrick Norton's medical bills following car crash, arm amputation Kendrick Norton's agent, Malki Kawa, told ESPN on Tuesday that the league is going to cover all of the medical bills from car crash, arm amputation.       ...
21:17 2019-07-09

Call9, a start-up selling digital medical services to nursing homes, is shutting down operations Call9 is shutting down operations, CEO Timothy Peck says. But he is continuing to run the company's medical unit and plans to pivot the business....
20:51 2019-06-27

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....
21:34 2019-05-27

Google and Private Research University Sued for Sharing Medical Data Without Patient Consent In a class-action complaint filed on Wednesday against Google, a private research university and its medical center reveals not only how one of the most powerful companies in the world can obtain your...
00:34 2019-06-28

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...
00:51 2019-06-15

'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.        ...
20:17 2019-05-29

'I need to go to sleep': Video shows prior arrest of suspect in crash that killed 7 motorcyclists Police in Texas released video Thursday of a prior arrest of the pickup truck driver charged in the deaths of 7 bikers in New Hampshire last week.        ...
23:01 2019-06-27

'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...
06:17 2019-05-29

California police officer, veteran died in his sleep at 36: police A 36-year-old California police officer and veteran was pronounced dead Tuesday morning after passing away in his sleep at his home, the Roseville Police Department said....
10:00 2019-07-17

'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...
01:34 2019-05-26

Getting This Smoke: Black Activists Slam Meharry Medical School Decision to Take $7.5 Million Grant From Juul Black activists and health experts are slamming what they say is Meharry Medical College’s deal with the devil: in this case, the electronic cigarette company Juul, calling the HBCU’s recent decision ...
19:17 2019-06-20