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

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

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

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Will Europe's clampdown on faulty medical devices hurt patients? When a Californian company founded by a U.S. veteran wounded in Afghanistan sought to register a new medical device this year, it turned to Europe before the United States. The European approvals system had long been quicker, the company said, but th...
2019-06-06 17:30

These Medical Devices Are Inserted Into 500,000 Patients Each Year — but Are Tough to Sterilize Duodenoscopes have sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks. Now some experts are demanding the devices be redesigned or taken off the market....
2019-08-06 09:15

States taxing medical-use marijuana costing patients, experts say New Jersey lawmakers have succeeded in saving a bill that would remove tax for medical pot, with an argument heard nationwide -- no other medicines are taxed by state governments, so why should cannabis be different?...
2019-06-04 22:15

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.        ...
2019-06-07 06:15

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.        ...
2019-05-28 17:30

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.        ...
2019-06-17 13:30

Mexico's top court demands regulation on medical marijuana after long delays Mexico's supreme court ordered the health ministry on Wednesday to issue regulation within six months on medical marijuana use, saying its failure to do so after legalization in 2017 had put rights at risk for patients, including children....
2019-08-15 05:00

Netherlands jump for joy as Stefanie van der Gragt finishes off Italy The Dutch are in uncharted territory. Before their Women’s World Cup quarter-final against Italy they had never been this far at Fifa’s showcase tournament. Indeed, France 2019 is only their second World Cup appearance, after they made their debut fo...
2019-06-29 21:45

Less Than 7 Hours Of Sleep Bad For Your Heart: Eat These Sleep-Inducing Foods People who sleep less than seven hours each night are at higher risk of developing cardiovascular diseases (CVD) and coronary heart disease, warn researchers. Read on....
2019-05-27 16:45

'Long Shot' stars talk politics "Long Shot" stars Charlize Theron and June David Raphael say women often face extra scrutiny in politics. (May 23)        ...
2019-05-24 02:30

Sleep trackers might be ruining your sleep Looking to improve your sleep quality with a sleep tracker? You may be doing more harm than good.A number of sleep scientists, speaking to the New York Times (via Engadget), have warned against the reliability of commercial sleep trackers, saying tha...
2019-06-17 11:45

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 sleep too.Announced at the end of May 2019, Pok&#x...
2019-06-11 18:30

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. Where it is cerebral is in its requirement of good j...
2019-05-26 13:30

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 for our convenience. Despite this, the average Bri...
2019-05-23 14:45

How can you spot the quickest-moving queue in the supermarket? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsHow can I determine which will be the quickest-moving queue, whether at the supermarket, passpor...
2019-07-31 18:30

Fans queue to say last goodbye to racing legend Lauda in Vienna Hundreds of fans queued in the rain to pay their last respects to motor racing great Niki Lauda as he lay in state in St. Stephen's Cathedral in his home city of Vienna on Wednesday....
2019-05-29 12:30

Look at the queue to be Tory leader. No-deal Brexit is more likely than ever | Gina Miller It is pitiful enough watching the Tory party trying to out-Farage Farage, but it’s also taking Britain closer to disasterWhen it comes to Brexit, all I can think about now are the lyrics to The Windmills of Your Mind: “Like a circle in a spiral / Lik...
2019-05-29 12:15

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 expert Jane Manchum Wong, this "Social Listening" o...
2019-06-01 23:45

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, Scotland, knocked the toilet over to punish the reveler w...
2019-07-19 10:00

'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 allows them to choose the role they want to play -- tan...
2019-07-19 01:30

Overwatch Update TIME: Sigma Release and Role Queue Patch on PS4 and Xbox Overwatch will soon receive a new update from Blizzard that will introduce a new feature to the title: Role Queue. Rumours abound that we're also going to see the release of Sigma in the game, too....
2019-08-13 21:15

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....
2019-06-07 06:30

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 themselves stuck in Britain....
2019-06-12 21:15

Fortnite DOWN: Server Status Latest as 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....
2019-07-11 18:45

Trump administration giving hi-tech visas new scrutiny The administration began rejecting more visa extensions for immigrants with high-tech or other specialized skills, a little-noticed policy change that will put the brakes on migration....
2019-08-02 07:45

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...
2019-06-15 23:45

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....
2019-06-15 20:30

Russia Denies Visas for U.S. Teachers at Moscow School Russia has denied visas for teachers at a school in Moscow run by the U.S., British and Canadian embassies, adding to tensions between Washington and Moscow....
2019-07-18 02:30

The Trump Administration Is Screwing Poor Mexicans Out of Visas While the Trump administration’s “public charge” regulation changes are still days away from being finalized, Politico reports that the State Department has denied thousands of visa applicants essentially for being too poor. Mexican nationals, unsurp...
2019-08-08 05:00

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 embassies in Moscow for the children of diplomats....
2019-07-17 16:15

"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....
2019-06-01 20:45

Russia denies visas to teachers at Anglo-American school Staff say decision is ‘blowback’ as a result of worsening relations with USRussia has denied visas to teachers of the Anglo-American school in Moscow, in a move described by one teacher as “blowback” over worsening US-Russian relations.The US ambassa...
2019-07-17 18:45

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....
2019-06-21 19:45

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....
2019-06-22 05:30

Portugal suspends visas for Iranians, cites security reasons Portugal has suspended the issuance of entry visas for Iranian nationals for unspecified security reasons, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday....
2019-07-16 21:15

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....
2019-07-16 23:15

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......
2019-06-20 09:15

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 members of the kingdom’s royal family. Sena...
2019-07-10 17:45

China to stop issuing visas for mainlanders to travel to Taiwan, as tensions mount Tensions between Beijing and Taipei have been mounting from their usual simmer to more of a boil ahead of presidential elections in Taiwan next year. Both sides conducted military drills this week....
2019-07-31 19:30

Sri Lanka offers visitors free 1-month visas on arrival to revive tourism after bombings The south Asian country will offer free, one-month visas on arrival to visitors from 50 countries to revive its tourism industry after April bombings.       ...
2019-07-31 19:15

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, widening the two countries' row over tariffs and trade...
2019-06-19 21:15

Trump Administration’s New Rule Could Block Visas, Green Cards for Legal Immigrants Who Need Benefits Like Food Stamps Because the Trump administration is made of people like Stephen Miller and those who think like him, on Monday the group of evil white men and complicit white women released a new regulation that would target legal immigrants for needing government b...
2019-08-13 00:15

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-Cortez to Washington will do the same for him....
2019-06-20 05:45

'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....
2019-06-29 22:15

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 deserve?...
2019-06-19 09:15

The Best Way to Use Your Sleep Tracker If you check your Fitbit or Apple watch every morning to see how well you slept, I humbly submit that you should stop that right now. There is a better way to use that data, and it involves ignoring it for a little bit....
2019-08-12 22:15

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....
2019-06-03 22:45

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 toss and turn for hours before falling into a light...
2019-07-13 02:30

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 sleep hygiene may also help. Learn more about sleep a...
2019-07-17 12:01

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...
2019-07-14 12:30

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 us enjoy the extra shut-eye that a day off allows...
2019-06-21 22:15

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....
2019-06-01 00:15

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 laughing during sleep here....
2019-06-01 12:00

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 ever walked up three flights of stairs with all of ...
2019-05-30 10:30

Is It Time for a Sleep Divorce? That buzz saw snoring next to you, the freezing room, the elbow in your face. One way to a better night’s sleep may mean creating a separate sleep space....
2019-07-31 18:30

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 that adults rest for seven to nine hours each nigh...
2019-06-07 23:15

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 to save and transfer their monsters. Great! There’...
2019-05-30 04:00

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 tracking via fitness tracker, smart beds, bedtime ...
2019-05-23 05:30

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 a sleep clock, could help establish a healthy sle...
2019-05-21 21:15

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, Pikachu et al are about to augment the reality of ou...
2019-05-29 18:01

Google Fit now tracks your sleep patterns Google Fit should now be that much more helpful when you're ramping down for the night. The fitness app now tracks sleep patterns from apps that share their data, giving you better sense of whether or not you need more shut-eye. You can add to...
2019-08-05 02:30

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?...
2019-06-30 14:30

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...
2019-06-18 23:30

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, without power. (May 24)      ...
2019-05-24 12:30

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...
2019-05-28 01:15

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 dismantling Beto O’Rourke on live TV. He celebrated this b...
2019-06-28 08:30

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 people can become obsessed with default targets, suc...
2019-06-10 23:30

Don’t sleep on this Smithsonian quilt exhibit Japanomania and America's silk industry drove a crazy-quilt craze at the turn of the 19th century. The National Museum of American History has some gorgeous examples on view in it's new exhibit, "Everyday Luxury: Silk Quilts from the National Collect...
2019-08-01 21:00

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....
2019-05-24 08:15

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,” which is a catchall term for a fan, phone app, ...
2019-06-04 20:01

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....
2019-06-04 17:15

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 about the idea. She is joined by Dale Berning Sawa and...
2019-06-17 09:30

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 warned that sleep tracker apps and devices can worsen i...
2019-06-17 00:15

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 employees to think and act....
2019-07-18 22:45

This many Americans still sleep with childhood ‘comfort objects’ A third of Americans sleep with a “comfort object” from childhood, according to new research. From a special pillow, a blanket or a stuffed animal held over from when they were little, 34 percent keep something of sentimental value close to them whil...
2019-06-12 01:45

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 continue training your Pokémon…even in your...
2019-05-29 16:45

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 the body's internal clock....
2019-05-24 02:45

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 scrawl on the walls, the BBC reported. As he aged, ...
2019-07-20 16:15

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. The company revealed the new batch of hardware a...
2019-05-30 04:30

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....
2019-05-21 19:15

Fit in my 40s: I can’t sleep through a sports massage – but will it fix my neck? | Zoe Williams These physios have a heat-seeking ability to locate the source of your ache• Tips for treating muscle painIf you want to know the difference between a sports massage and a regular massage, you can scour the internet for ever. You will find sports mas...
2019-08-17 09:45

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 night. “The rooms are designed as a sleep chamber,” s...
2019-06-18 04:00

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 2019, the annual meeting of the Associated Profession...
2019-06-20 01:15

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....
2019-07-17 16:30

This kind of bath could give you the best sleep ever: study While many so-called mature adults opt for showers — a good soak might be better for you. Just ask researchers at the University of Texas, who say taking a warm, well-timed bath before bedtime improves sleep in those with nighttime troubles. Publishe...
2019-07-23 05:45

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 American Academy of Pediatrics journal....
2019-05-21 21:45

These ‘face mites’ mate in your pores while you sleep Don’t panic, but your face is infested. They’re called face or eyelash mites — technically named demodex — and nearly every adult human is a host to a community of them. They’re transparent creatures about 0.3 millimeters long — or ...
2019-05-22 20:45

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 when he hits the internet, it’s already twilight in ...
2019-07-13 01:00

‘Pip’s Island’ is an eye-popping, quirky ‘Sleep No More’ for kids Wearing their khaki adventurers’ vests and light-up bracelets, a dozen kids raise their little fists in defiance. “You’re horrible,” one of the braver ones shouts at the bad guy known as Joules Volter. “Thanks, Captain Obvious!” the bald, evil master...
2019-08-10 02:00

Many patients lie to their doctor TUCSON – Healthcare is a hot topic these days. And with a Presidential election just a little over a year away, it’s getting even more attention. But are people being honest when it comes to their own personal health? According to a new s...
2019-08-06 04:30

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....
2019-06-12 03:45

Inside the terrifying lives of people who can’t properly sleep The first time Tom and Sarah slept together, he woke in the middle of the night, put on his pants, and told her he was leaving. Then, he went right back to sleep. “He had no top on,” Sarah later recalled. “He remembered nothing about it in the mornin...
2019-07-20 21:45

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."...
2019-06-17 19:45

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 was so soothing to drift off with a blanket direct...
2019-06-14 03:45

Women lose three hours of sleep every night – thanks to men snoring WOMEN sleep for three hours less than men do every night, research reveals. In some cases, this is due to men's snoring and delegation of childcare duties....
2019-07-25 09:30

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....
2019-07-01 15:15

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.        ...
2019-07-08 15:45

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....
2019-05-29 06:30

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 sequel until later this year. To make that wait a lit...
2019-05-29 06:30

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 Earth. They’re actually alien hunters, starring...
2019-06-16 04:45

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 white Tesla moving slowly through at least three la...
2019-06-16 18:30

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....
2019-05-30 02:15

How to Set a Sleep Timer in Your Podcast App so You Don't Lose Your Place After Dozing Off Falling asleep to podcasts has become the geeky equivalent of a glass of warm milk before bed. It’s so popular, in fact, that there’s an entire podcasting genre dedicated to dry topics and gentle conversations to help lull you to sleep. It’s also a t...
2019-08-01 01:15

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....
2019-06-01 07:45

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 extreme lengths to get a night of good sleep. It c...
2019-06-28 07:00

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....
2019-06-05 20:30

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, creamery substance. It’s a move so safe that I’d tel...
2019-07-12 21:45

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.       ...
2019-06-10 18:15

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 listeners drift off....
2019-06-28 22:30

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 fact you can’t move your body, for fear of distur...
2019-07-09 11:30

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 10pm and I have a mound of work to motor through the ...
2019-06-16 06:15

Why David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris can’t sleep in on weekends If anyone knows how to make the most of a Saturday, it’s David Burtka. The author of “Life Is A Party” (Grand Central Publishing) and Capital One Savor Card rep loves trying new restaurants and drinking in the culture scene with hubby Neil Patrick Ha...
2019-08-03 00:15

"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......
2019-06-22 05:30

‘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 Toyota Prius, named after the spiteful Caroline Bingley...
2019-07-13 16:30

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 Pokémon Sleep, which aims to “turn sleeping into en...
2019-05-29 11:15

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-taking by compromising decision-making and influenc...
2019-06-05 00:15

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....
2019-06-14 04:45

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 of his past to protect a young girl from a murder...
2019-06-14 00:15

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....
2019-05-29 06:45

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....
2019-07-02 13:45

Pokémon Sleep literally turns napping into a video game Ever get scared that everything in your life will one day be subsumed within the entertainment complex? Well, sleep those worries away with the next entry in the Pokémon universe, Pokémon Sleep: a game where you are somehow rewarded for sle...
2019-05-29 14:15

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 insomnia, a leading neurologist has said.Speaking ...
2019-06-07 14:30

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......
2019-05-23 11:45

‘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....
2019-05-23 04:30

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 championship wrestling belt made the Yankees the last te...
2019-06-10 05:45

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 with enemy soldiers (demands, anxieties, distraction...
2019-05-23 18:45

Lack of sleep is more of a problem for teen girls than social media Parents shouldn’t worry about how much time teens are spending on social media as long as they are getting plenty of sleep and exercise and aren’t being bullied...
2019-08-14 07:45

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 Lagerfeld, is an adviser to Tom Ford – and is an abso...
2019-06-23 13:45

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....
2019-06-19 13:30

AI researchers have a plan to pay patients for data Enlarge (credit: iStock/Getty Images) Robert Chang, a Stanford ophthalmologist, normally stays busy prescribing drops and performing eye surgery. But a few years ago, he decided to jump on a hot new trend in his field: artificial intelligence. Doct...
2019-08-11 20:30

| DR Congo tests 12 more patients for Ebola Twelve people were ordered to undergo testing for possible Ebola infection in Goma in DR Congo on Saturday, only days after three patients in the densely populated city tested positive for the disease, the country's presidency said....
2019-08-04 01:00

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....
2019-06-20 19:15

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 the road to recovery, others who have already been r...
2019-06-06 18:45

Google Fit gains enhanced sleep tracking, map routes on iOS, and a dark theme Google announced enhancements to the Google Fit app for iOS and Android, including enhanced sleep tracking, map routes on iOS, and a dark theme.Read More...
2019-08-02 19:45

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....
2019-06-28 02:30

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 knows when you toss and turn. It may even be able...
2019-05-29 17:15

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 levels of pollution heating the planet, he told US law...
2019-05-21 21:01

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....
2019-06-11 16:15

Disrupted sleep patterns can lead to ‘deviant behaviour’, Hay festival hears Science journalist 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: early risers and night owls are more likely to display “uneth...
2019-05-27 18:15

Google Fit App Gains Improved Sleep Insights, Dark Theme on Android, iOS Google Fit now tracks users' sleep patterns from applications that share their data, thus, giving them a better sense of increasing or cutting their sleeping hours....
2019-08-06 02:30

Aldi sells cute travel pillows that help kids get to sleep in 'minutes' ALDI hopes its travel accessories will help to soothe restless holidaymakers. The sleep mask and neck pillow can apparently help you to sleep in 'minutes'....
2019-07-21 15:45

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....
2019-06-21 01:45

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 study finds....
2019-06-11 22:30

Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged ‘sex slave’ reveals the men she claims she was forced to sleep with Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged teenage “sex slave” claims she was ordered to sleep with powerful men — including a former US senator, the former governor of New Mexico, a prominent hedge fund manager and a late longtime MIT professor. Th...
2019-08-10 02:00

'This is the reality': Brazilian 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 players were forced to spend part of the night in ...
2019-07-17 07:15

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, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)ove...
2019-05-28 01:30

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 his wife. “If there had been a danger as alleged,...
2019-07-12 10:45

'I've had patients take their own teeth out': dental anxiety and the treatments that can help Almost half of adults in the UK fear the dentist, and some refuse to see one. Thankfully, there are some increasingly effective remedies, but they come at a costAt 18, Finn James went to get a tooth removed, and the anaesthetic failed to mask the pai...
2019-08-19 18:00

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....
2019-06-27 19:45

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....
2019-05-28 08:45

'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....
2019-06-06 20:15

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 to resuscitate them. Sometimes he succeeded in br...
2019-06-06 18:30

Poorer U.S. patients less likely to get blood pressure controlled (Reuters Health) - Poorer patients in the U.S. may be less likely to get their blood pressure under control, even when they are participating in a clinical trial where medication and doctor's visits are provided free of charge, a new study finds....
2019-07-31 17:45

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’s health department said Tuesday that’s ...
2019-06-05 00:45

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 hospital patients. William Husel (HYOO’-suhl...
2019-06-07 00:30

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 help they need at an unexpected place, a karate doj...
2019-06-04 08:45

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 Post highlights, that’s not always the case.Read mor...
2019-06-18 18:30

7 patients at new Ohio hospital diagnosed with Legionnaires’ GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s health authority has ordered a newly opened hospital where seven patients have been diagnosed with potentially fatal Legionnaires’ disease to immediately flush and disinfect its water lines and take other st...
2019-06-01 15:45

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....
2019-05-21 15:45

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 easily search for health advice on the internet to acc...
2019-07-10 09:45

MRI may predict which depression patients respond best to therapy Currently, only 45 percent of people with depression respond positively to cognitive-behavioral therapy, but conducting fMRIs on patients could help identify patients that will respond best....
2019-08-02 01:15

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....
2019-05-21 17:30

US aims to help more cancer patients try experimental drugs CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. drug regulators are launching a project aimed at giving more cancer patients a chance to try treatments that are not yet on the market but that have shown some promise in early testing. Currently, when patients want what’s c...
2019-06-03 15:45

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....
2019-07-16 23:15

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....
2019-06-20 01:15

Executive order gives hope to kidney patients The Trump administration’s recent pledge to transform kidney care is cause for hope for late-stage kidney disease patients languishing on transplant lists and in dialysis clinics. However, the administration has not publicized the details of its plan...
2019-08-02 09:00

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients Betas blockers may help people with A-Fib. People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale University study tracked nearly 200 patients who recorded their emotions just before an episode of atrial fi...
2019-06-04 22:15

'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 more....
2019-06-28 23:15

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 other guests. They are not something I recall having a...
2019-06-28 13:15

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 flaws. However, these drastic measures are rarely t...
2019-07-08 22:45

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 Subway Series? A: I hit my first home run in the ...
2019-07-02 09:00

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 distance itself from Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation—one ...
2019-06-13 20:45

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 scratch, rest, rub, and do whatever else cats do, the...
2019-07-18 21:00

Super League chief ‘not losing sleep’ over Anfield Magic Weekend sales • Robert Elstone says enthusiasm buoyant among 12 teams• Annual extravaganza switches from Newcastle to LiverpoolWhat next for Super League’s Magic Weekend? The event relocates to a sixth different home in its 13-year history this weekend, but as Anf...
2019-05-24 16:45

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 survey of U.S. centers of excellence in allergy tre...
2019-05-29 19:30

German Nurse Who Murdered 87 Patients Given Life Sentence BERLIN (AP) — Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them. Sometimes he succeeded in bringing ...
2019-06-06 13:45

Aspirin may raise death among some breast cancer patients Using aspirin may raise risk of death in some women with breast cancer, a study says. Researchers say the drug may interact during methylation, a chemical shift in DNA activation, to increase the risk of death....
2019-08-12 21:45

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....
2019-07-05 09:45

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, potentially putting lives at risk. That’s a s...
2019-06-18 23:15

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....
2019-06-28 17:15

Japan court orders compensation for kin of leprosy patients TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court has ordered the government to pay 370 million yen ($3.4 million) in damages to the relatives of former leprosy patients over a segregation policy that severed family ties and caused long-lasting prejudice. Kumamoto Distr...
2019-06-28 15:15

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 numbers and bank account information....
2019-06-03 18:15

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 issue that’s personal for the Minnesota senator...
2019-07-12 12:45

German nurse who killed at least 85 patients jailed for life A German serial killer nurse was jailed for life on Thursday for the murder of 85 patients in his care, according to a statement from a court in the northwest city of Oldenburg....
2019-06-06 14:15

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....
2019-06-29 04:30

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......
2019-05-30 18:00

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...
2019-06-09 14:45

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 gain control of one patient’s bank account and hij...
2019-06-09 02:15

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics 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 numbers and bank account information. The company has not r...
2019-06-05 05:45

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,” said Holly Cooper, who was diagnosed with the...
2019-06-20 22:15

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
2019-07-23 06:15

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 “NYPD Blue” co-creator noticed, had been coming to him...
2019-05-30 02:45

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerA nurse has been handed a second life sentence for the murder of 85 patients in his care, confirming him as the worst serial killer in postwar Ger...
2019-06-06 16:00

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 treatment....
2019-05-21 17:30

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....
2019-06-15 21:15

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....
2019-06-08 05:30

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 realized how much pain and suffering he had caused...
2019-06-05 22:30

‘Chasing the Cure’ lets patients crowdsource a diagnosis Oversharing health woes on social media may finally do us some good. A new show, “Chasing the Cure,” features patients broadcasting their medical mysteries and unsolvable ailments, then “crowdsourcing” medical expertise to find answers — all on live ...
2019-08-06 03:00

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 and highly skilled, but a new study suggests that...
2019-06-21 04:15

Epilepsy patients may live longer with specialist care People with epilepsy who receive care from specialists may be less likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don't, a Canadian study suggests....
2019-08-06 01:45

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....
2019-07-11 20:45

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, according to a review of existing research....
2019-08-16 18:15

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 for financial reasons before they're medically re...
2019-05-29 06:45

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.       ...
2019-07-19 09:45

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....
2019-07-02 21:45

Riskiest time for surgery patients is not in the operating room (Reuters Health) - The deadliest time for many surgery patients isn't when they're on the operating table, it's while they're recovering in the hospital and after they go home, a new study suggests....
2019-07-31 17:45

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....
2019-06-03 20:45

'SNL' alum Chris Kattan claims Lorne Michaels pressured him to sleep with a film director “Saturday Night Live” alum Chris Kattan claims in a new book that producer Lorne Michaels once pressured him to have sex with a director so she would stay attached to the 1990s comedy film “A Night At The Roxbury.”...
2019-05-29 18:00

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, the 2008 film about Harvey Milk, the first openly ga...
2019-06-01 21:30

Stephen King had to be talked into letting Doctor Sleep share a universe with Kubrick's The Shining Of the great and storied Hollywood feuds between adapter and adaptee, few are as infamous as Stephen King’s stance on Stanley Kubrick’s version of The Shining. King is on the record—many times over, and as recently as just a few years ago—of frankly ...
2019-06-14 11:30

What Happens to Your Stolen Medical Data It’s pretty obvious why you’d want to keep personal information private, like passwords and credit card data. But medical data might not be as obvious: why would hackers care whether I have diabetes? Thanks to a new report, we now know a little more ...
2019-06-10 18:15

The five: medical biases against women From drug trials that only use men to misconceptions about CPR, medicine’s gender inequalities can be matters of life or death A study last week revealed that women in Australia are less likely than men to receive the recommended medicine for heart f...
2019-07-31 18:01

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 children,” Amanda Seigler says. When her son was diagno...
2019-05-29 03:30

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.        ...
2019-05-25 00:45

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....
2019-05-24 23:30

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors (KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been declared “cured.” Doctors fighting Ebola quickly used the case on Tuesday to press the me...
2019-08-13 19:45

Nearly half of patients keep information about sexual assault, depression from doctors Nearly half of patients who've survived a sexual assault, faced threats of domestic violence, struggled with depression or thought about committing suicide has not reported these experiences during a doctor's visit....
2019-08-15 01:45

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 ...
2019-05-22 03:45

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 considering such surgery. Dr. Avi Khafif Hefetz, a speci...
2019-06-11 12:00

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 percent in one year....
2019-06-27 19:45

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 expensive. Each treatment costs between $350 and $1,...
2019-05-22 07:15

Stress may drive up death risk in cervical cancer patients Patients with cervical cancer and a stress disorder had a 55 percent higher risk of dying from the disease than those without a disorder, new research suggests....
2019-08-02 01:15

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 pembrolizumab, used in combination with platinum chemotherap...
2019-06-04 02:45

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....
2019-06-03 19:15

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, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-06-08 05:30

Scientists Have Created a Prosthetic Arm That Lets Patients Feel Touch Again Perhaps one of the profound yet underappreciated aspects of being alive is the ability to reach out with your hand and feel the world around you—whether it’s fresh-cut grass or the face of a loved one. For people who have lost a hand or arm, prosthet...
2019-07-25 09:30

Sepsis patients with inflammation have higher death rates after discharge About one in four sepsis patients who live through their hospitalization will continue to have higher levels of inflammation. This puts them at risk for an assortment of health problems, and even death....
2019-08-08 00:30

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....
2019-06-08 06:15

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study suggests....
2019-08-17 00:15

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....
2019-05-29 16:45

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, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)ove...
2019-05-28 01:45

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, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)ove...
2019-05-28 04:45

Doctors in India strike over violent attacks by patients' families Nationwide walkout prompted by vicious assault on junior doctor at Kolkata hospitalAbout 800,000 doctors across India went on strike on Monday to demand better working conditions, following years of complaints about violent attacks from patients’ fam...
2019-06-17 17:15

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 U.S. study suggests....
2019-07-16 23:15

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....
2019-06-07 06:30

Daily on Healthcare: Executive order gives hope to kidney patients Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-08-06 19:15

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....
2019-06-06 01:45

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....
2019-06-06 01:15

Drug Shortage Leaves Patients Without Immune-Disorder Treatment A shortage of a versatile medicine used to treat immune disorders and other diseases has forced U.S. hospitals and infusion clinics to suspend treatment for many patients....
2019-08-09 14:30

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....
2019-06-06 11:15

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....
2019-06-11 01:30

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 health—and the foundation for their business model.Re...
2019-06-17 21:45

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....
2019-06-12 22:15

Canada's British Columbia will be first province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)ove...
2019-05-28 00:30

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....
2019-06-05 13:30

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 quality of life....
2019-05-30 02:15

Exercise may extend the lives of advanced colorectal cancer patients Advanced colorectal cancer patients who performed low-intensity exercise four or more hours a week saw close to a 20 percent reduction in cancer progression or death, according to new research....
2019-08-15 01:45

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 can expect an increased life expectancy for enjoy...
2019-06-23 04:30

Why Are These Medical Instruments So Tough to Sterilize? Duodenoscopes have sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks. Now some experts are demanding the devices be redesigned or taken off the market....
2019-08-07 21:30

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....
2019-07-11 03:30

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....
2019-06-11 23:00

It's too soon to tell if DeepMind's medical AI will save any lives A DeepMind AI can predict whether someone will get acute kidney injury 48 hours before it occurs, but it's too soon to tell if the tech will actually make a difference...
2019-07-31 20:30

The NHS is setting up a lab for medical artificial intelligence The National Health Service in England is setting up a research lab to build artificial intelligence that could help treat conditions including cancer, dementia and heart disease...
2019-08-08 15:30

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....
2019-06-14 17:45

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 proposed policy in its health programs, its top executive...
2019-07-18 21:00

Google Algorithm Aims to Identify At-Risk Kidney Injury Patients Google’s artificial-intelligence unit says it has developed an algorithm that can predict who is at high risk of developing a common kidney condition....
2019-07-31 23:01

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-era protections for transgender patients....
2019-05-24 19:15

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, according to data from a late-stage clinical trial presen...
2019-06-02 16:00

For Many Diabetes Patients, Skin Patches and Phones Are Replacing Finger Pricks Diabetes patients increasingly rely on wearable glucose monitors and insulin pumps to manage a disease affecting some 30 million Americans—which is setting off fierce competition among makers of the devices....
2019-07-31 21:15

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, according to data from a late-stage clinical trial presen...
2019-06-02 16:15

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....
2019-06-03 23:45

UPDATE 3-British Columbia to be first Canadian province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic drugs to cheap near-copies called biosimilars, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)ove...
2019-05-28 19:15

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....
2019-06-29 22:15

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

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 drugs normally....
2019-05-23 01:15

Princess Diana Wanted To Help AIDS Patients In Kolkata, Reveals New Book Princess Diana in 1997 had expressed her desire to accommodate a small number of AIDS patients in Kolkata after Mother Teresa talked about it, reveals a new book on LM Singhvi, India's longest-serving......
2019-08-19 06:00

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....
2019-06-05 13:30

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 LEX18.com....
2019-06-06 13:45

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....
2019-07-17 21:45

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, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)ove...
2019-05-28 01:30

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.        ...
2019-07-05 20:30

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, saving an estimated C$96.6 million ($71.9 million)ove...
2019-05-28 05:30

3 Congolese medics arrested in killing of WHO doctor treating Ebola patients Three Congolese medics were arrested Wednesday in the murder of a Cameroonian doctor who was treating Ebola patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo, prosecutors revealed....
2019-08-09 03:30

FDNY warns of major data breach possibly affecting more than 10,000 patients The FDNY admitted Friday that an employee’s personal hard drive was ripped off and thousands of EMS patients may have had their information compromised — five months after learning of the theft. The theft affected 10,253 people who were treated or ta...
2019-08-10 02:00

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 Berlin and Hamburg....
2019-07-04 13:45

Weight loss jab ‘sees obese patients shed 9.7lbs in four weeks’ SCIENTISTS hope weight loss jabs will be used in the obesity fight. A study showed the injections helped type-2 diabetics to lose an average of 9.7lbs....
2019-08-07 12:15

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, potentially putting lives at risk. ...
2019-06-18 20:45

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....
2019-06-04 07:15

Screen All Adult Patients for Drug Abuse, National Panel Urges With 1 in 10 Americans saying they misuse drugs, doctors should ask everyone about both illegal and prescription use, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said....
2019-08-13 18:15

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....
2019-06-04 07:15

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 Houten told Reuters....
2019-06-13 19:30

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 some financial and medical data.Read more......
2019-06-04 12:30

Court says Japan government owes compensation to families of leprosy patients A Japanese court on Friday ordered the government to pay compensation to the families of leprosy patients who suffered discrimination and mistreatment because of government policies that violated their constitutional rights....
2019-06-28 11:15

Mediterranean Diet May Improve Cognitive Function In Type-2 Diabetes Patients A study that was published in journal Diabetes Care has claimed that following a Mediterranean diet may improve cognition in type-2 diabetes patients....
2019-08-13 11:45

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 help answer medical queries with advice from the ...
2019-07-11 16:00

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....
2019-07-01 16:30

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.       ...
2019-06-27 20:45

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 patients at home and cut down on costs....
2019-07-10 14:00

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 Tournament’s super regionals. The school said Eaga...
2019-06-09 08:00

Thailand set to deliver first batch of medical marijuana Thailand plans to distribute about 10,000 bottles of cannabis oil next week for hospital patients, a government official said on Thursday, the first official use of medical marijuana since a law legalizing it came into effect this year....
2019-08-01 17:30

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 maintenance room, which was under control less than an ho...
2019-05-25 15:45

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 of “burn-out” is just one of the many p...
2019-05-29 06:45

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 rates of non-medical vaccine exemptions in the nation...
2019-05-25 02:45

New medical procedure could delay menopause by 20 years Operation could benefit thousands of women who experience serious health issuesA medical procedure that allows women to delay the menopause for up to 20 years has been launched by IVF specialists in Britain.Doctors claim the operation could benefit t...
2019-08-04 17:30

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....
2019-07-03 23:45

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 results are private, but let this be a warning: You’re p...
2019-06-20 00:30

‘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’s gaming that’s drawing us in. At the W...
2019-05-29 12:45

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 Guardian found that the app is backed by an anti-abo...
2019-05-31 17:15

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.”...
2019-05-29 00:15

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....
2019-06-06 17:00

AstraZeneca's Lynparza helps prostate cancer patients live longer: study AstraZeneca said on Wednesday its cancer drug, Lynparza, was successful in helping patients with metastatic prostate cancer and certain genetic mutations live longer without the disease worsening, compared with the standard of care....
2019-08-07 15:00

UPDATE 1-Lynparza stalls pancreatic cancer in patients with BRCA mutations -study AstraZeneca and Merck & Co's Lynparza helped patients with advanced pancreatic cancer who carry BRCA gene mutations go nearly twice as long without their disease worsening than those who received a placebo, according to data from a late-stage clinica...
2019-06-02 20:30

Heart attacks, strokes increase when patients can't afford newer cholesterol drugs (Reuters Health) - Patients at high risk for heart disease who cannot afford newer cholesterol-lowering medications are more likely to have heart attacks, strokes and other cardiovascular events within just one year compared to counterparts who were ...
2019-07-24 02:30

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, according to data from a late-stage clinical trial presen...
2019-06-02 18:45

AstraZeneca's Tagrisso helps lung cancer patients live longer: study AstraZeneca Plc said on Friday a late-stage study showed its top-selling drug, Tagrisso, had significantly helped patients with a type of lung cancer live longer without the disease worsening....
2019-08-09 10:30

Hospitals are putting Native American patients at risk for opioid abuse, audit says U.S. government hospitals placed Native American patients at increased risk for opioid abuse and overdoses, according to a federal audit.        ...
2019-07-22 18:45

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....
2019-06-04 02:45

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...
2019-05-27 16:15

Sanders defends ‘Medicare-for-all,’ plans Canada caravan with patients to buy cheaper meds Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday unapologetically defended his government-run “Medicare-for-all” campaign proposal against critics opposed to wiping out private health insurance, while announcing plans to lead a caravan t...
2019-07-18 00:15

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.        ...
2019-06-11 05:30

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....
2019-06-08 12:00

Expensive Gilead, Novartis cancer therapies losing patients to experimental treatments Unusually high numbers of U.S. lymphoma patients are choosing experimental treatments over expensive cell therapies sold by Gilead Sciences Inc and Novartis AG , new data shows, helping explain why sales of the two products have not met rosy expecta...
2019-07-31 17:45

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 subscribers can read the report here. Business Insider Inte...
2019-07-19 08:45

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 Wednesday, saying he realized how much pain and suffering...
2019-06-06 03:00

Sci-Fi Looking Robotic Neck Brace Could Help Lou Gehrig’s Disease Patients Lift and Move Their Heads Again Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as ALS or Lou Gherig’s disease, is a neurodegenerative condition that affects muscle strength and control, eventually leaving patients unable to even hold their own heads up. To improve their quality of lif...
2019-08-13 23:15

Russian health workers say they weren't warned patients were coming from nuclear accident site A mysterious and deadly explosion earlier this month at a naval weapons testing range in northwestern Russia has spawned numerous questions amid changing and conflicting information from authorities, including from health workers who treated those in...
2019-08-18 23:00

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 tracking....
2019-05-21 17:45

6 cancer patients developed rare blood infection after nurse tampered with opioids: report At least six patients at a cancer facility in New York were sickened with a rare blood infection after a nurse allegedly tampered with injectable opioids, diluting the medication with tap water. ...
2019-08-10 17:00

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 "deeply sorry" for Dr. James Heaps' alleged misconduc...
2019-06-11 22:30

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....
2019-07-15 16:45

CRISPR Gene Editing Is Being Tested in Human Patients, and the Results Could Revolutionize Health Care It’s only been seven years since scientists first learned how to precisely and reliably splice the human genome using a tool called CRISPR, making it possible to think about snipping out disease-causing mutations and actually cure, once and for...
2019-08-06 18:15

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 social media....
2019-06-14 03:00

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 at one of Quest's billing collections vendors, the...
2019-06-04 04:30

Black, Hispanic patients underrepresented in cancer trials, raises concern about drug efficacy Between 2008 and 2018, fewer than 8 percent of cancer trials in the United States had participation from white, Asian-American, black and Hispanic patients all at once....
2019-08-16 17:15

Australian medical booking app taken to court for doctoring reviews An Australian regulator has sued the maker of the country's biggest doctor-booking software app, accusing it of deleting negative reviews and selling the personal details of 135,000 people to health insurers without properly informing them....
2019-08-08 09:45

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 administration and state conservatives ratchet up effort...
2019-07-01 13:30

Automating artificial intelligence for medical decision-making MIT computer scientists are hoping to accelerate the use of artificial intelligence to improve medical decision-making, by automating a key step that’s usually done by hand — and that’s becoming more laborious as certain datasets grow ever-larger. ...
2019-08-06 06:15

'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....
2019-06-28 00:15

Medical abortions can be safely supervised via telemedicine: study (Reuters Health) - Terminating a pregnancy with medication under virtual supervision from a clinician is just as effective and safe as doing so at a medical facility, a study across four U.S states suggests....
2019-08-14 18:15

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....
2019-07-17 12:45

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....
2019-06-11 06:45

John Oliver: bias in medical care is a 'discussion that we need to have' The Last Week Tonight host examined medical bias, from dismissing women’s pain to the black maternal mortality crisisOn Last Week Tonight, John Oliver argued for an honest discussion around gender and racial bias in medical care, noting that “if you ...
2019-08-19 23:30

ECB’s transgender review could result in more medical-driven policy • Testosterone levels may have to match IOC guidelines• Policy could mirror that of Cricket AustraliaThe England and Wales Cricket Board is reviewing its transgender policy before its £20m semi-professional women’s competition starts next year.Under ...
2019-08-14 23:15

Medical professionals of both genders link the word "career" with men (Reuters Health) - Researchers who examined implicit and explicit gender biases in the U.S. medical community found that professionals of both genders are more likely to associate the word "career" with men and the word "family" with women....
2019-08-06 23:15

Prosecutors want Florida massacre suspect’s medical records FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors are seeking mental health and medical records of the former student charged with last year’s Florida school massacre. Prosecutors will ask Judge Elizabeth Scherer on Tuesday to order a psychologist and a...
2019-05-28 10:30

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......
2019-05-28 01:15

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....
2019-07-09 23:45

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’s case, an international K9 consulting agen...
2019-06-27 23:30

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....
2019-07-01 16:30

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 in December, is currently in recovery. His agent t...
2019-07-10 01:45

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 taking her to doctor’s visits, bringing groceries by...
2019-05-27 02:30

Alabama inmate dies from apparent medical incident BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate has died after an apparent medical incident. Jefferson County sheriff’s Capt. David Agee says the inmate died at the county jail Friday night. AL.com reports it happened about 8:10 p.m. in a cell block....
2019-06-29 21:00

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."...
2019-07-13 17:30

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....
2019-06-22 05:30

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 dangers associated with it.On his HBO show Last Week...
2019-06-03 18:45

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, based on head CT scans....
2019-06-17 22:45

Victims of medical helicopter crash in Minnesota identified BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota have released the names of a pilot and a nurse who were killed and a paramedic who was injured when a medical helicopter crashed at a regional airport. North Memorial Health of Robbinsdale, the hospital...
2019-06-29 23:30

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....
2019-06-17 15:45

Medical professionals of both genders link the word 'career' with men (Reuters Health) - Researchers who examined implicit and explicit gender biases in the U.S. medical community found that professionals of both genders are more likely to associate the word "career" with men and the word "family" with women....
2019-08-08 19:00

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.        ...
2019-05-31 16:45

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 personally made the call to impose new restrictions on ...
2019-06-07 13:15

Medical examiner says Jeffrey Epstein's death was a suicide Billionaire was found dead in jail following arrest over alleged abuse of hundreds of girlsJeffrey Epstein’s death in prison was a suicide, the medical examiner said on Friday.Epstein was arrested in July on federal sex trafficking and conspiracy cha...
2019-08-17 06:15

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 the problem was discovered during routine testing ...
2019-06-29 18:15

'Fat suit' may uncover medical student biases against obesity (Reuters Health) - Obesity simulation suits, worn by actors who play fake patients during training exercises, may help teach medical students about their own anti-fat prejudices, suggests a small study in Germany....
2019-08-10 02:00

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 conditions. An active new area in medicine inv...
2019-06-19 16:15

Epstein’s death was a suicide by hanging: medical examiner Epstein, who was charged with sexually abusing numerous underage girls over several years, had been placed on suicide watch last month after he was found on his cell floor on July 23 with bruising on his neck....
2019-08-17 04:45

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 Stony Brook University analyzed the Facebook statuses...
2019-06-18 20:45

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....
2019-07-11 22:15

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...
2019-07-18 01:30

At least five dead in blasts in Iraq's Kirkuk: medical sources At least five people were killed and 18 injured in a series of explosions in the Iraqi oil city of Kirkuk, medical sources in the city's general hospital told Reuters on Thursday....
2019-05-30 22:45

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 push into health care....
2019-07-10 16:45

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 for contracting hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV. Ma...
2019-06-17 03:30

Planned Parenthood Could Lose Millions in Preventative Care Funding for Poor and Uninsured Patients on Monday A new Trump administration abortion rule may cause Planned Parenthood to be “forced out” of a federal program on Monday that helps to fund reproductive healthcare care like cancer screenings, STD testing and birth control for 1.5 million ...
2019-08-14 23:45

Missing: FDNY Hard Drive With the Medical Records of More Than 10,000 People Massive data breaches have become a sad, numbing reality, where a hack or a compromised server leads to millions of peoples’ private data becoming public or landing in the hands of thieves. Bucking that trend, the Fire Department of New York has begu...
2019-08-11 02:00

4 Maryland medical board leaders resign amid scandal ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Four top executives of the University of Maryland Medical System’s board have resigned amid the continuing investigation into board financial arrangements that led Baltimore’s previous mayor to resign. The Baltimore ...
2019-06-07 15:15

| 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....
2019-06-10 15:45

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....
2019-06-07 15:00

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 seek care....
2019-06-29 00:45

NYC fire department loses hard drive with over 10,000 medical records Data breaches normally entail online intrusions these days, but New York City's fire department is dealing with a classic problem: the physical storage is simply gone. FDNY has warned that an employee's personal hard drive went missing las...
2019-08-11 03:00

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 other methods that help my insomnia now. Visit Bus...
2019-06-07 23:15

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 when the crash happened about 1 a.m. Friday at the...
2019-06-28 15:15

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....
2019-06-10 17:30

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 will earn a master’s in cellular and molecular medici...
2019-05-22 07:15

Medical bosses criticised over man who died in 999 chase fleeing hospital A mentally ill man who died during a police chase after absconding from hospital was let down by failings in mental health services, a damning report has revealed....
2019-08-08 14:30

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. In 1936, Alfred Goltman, a physician from Tenness...
2019-06-18 19:01

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 the #Bronx were accidental,” according to a t...
2019-05-26 03:30

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 Healthcare housekeeper left her job just three hours in...
2019-06-28 14:45

Big pharma pours millions into medical schools — here’s how it can impact education The opioid crisis has highlighted the power of drug manufacturers when it comes to swaying physicians' prescribing habits, but exposure to industry starts much earlier on....
2019-08-12 13:00

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 to help fix the opioid crisis....
2019-06-11 01:30

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 standards....
2019-06-30 06:15

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......
2019-06-18 00:30

Imprisoned Nigeria's Shiite leader granted medical leave Nigeria's imprisoned Shiite leader Ibrahim Zakzaky has been granted permission to travel to India for medical treatment, a spokesman confirmed to CNN on Monday....
2019-08-06 21:00

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 in an effort to help more patients at home and cut...
2019-07-11 11:30

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 was found dead in his car suffered a medical emergency that caused him to fall and app...
2019-06-15 23:00

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....
2019-07-04 18:30

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 Sunday that the church will be paying off the medical...
2019-07-04 17:15

Doctors' Protest Against National Medical Commission Bill Continues Healthcare services at many government hospitals were affected for the second consecutive day on Friday as resident doctors continued their strike and withdrew all services, including that at the......
2019-08-02 11:00

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. Applicants are encouraged to take resumes, suppo...
2019-06-14 18:15

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......
2019-05-30 10:15

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 eradicated diseases to run rampant, trauma medicine to ...
2019-07-11 19:45