Stories about Medicine

Mar 21 2017

Health care fever picks up heat in the heartland

They promised all Americans would have access to affordable quality health care. Going to the doctor and getting meds when you have the flu should not cost you so m...

Mar 20 2017

Price prods GOP to 'collaborate' on health care overhaul

Trump, after a meeting with members of the Republican Study Committee, said he wanted "everyone to know I'm 100 percent behind" the GOP plan. "It's going to be a huge...

Mar 17 2017

One dead, four injured as Somali pirates clash with Puntland force

Earlier on Thursday the Puntland coastguard had threatened to use force if the talks to convince the pirates to release the vessel failed. The hijackers told authoritie...

Mar 16 2017

Vancouver airport ranked best in North America eight years running

Taoyuan airport, Taiwan's main worldwide gateway, beat out Incheon global Airport in South Korea and Japan's Haneda Airport for the award. For the full list of the worl...

Mar 12 2017

Heaviest Women in the World Undergoes Successful Bariatric Surgery in India

Eventually Ms Ahmed lost the strength to move on her own and was bedridden for 25 years. She had to be taken out of the house with a crane and flown to Mumbai , India on...

Mar 11 2017

Maruti Suzuki Manesar factory violence; 18 convicted for rioting, 13 for murder

Altogether, the court in Gurgaon found 31 employees guilty of various offences linked to the rampage at Maruti's Manesar plant in July 2012. "It was a historic judgme...

Mar 10 2017

Google weighs in on WikiLeaks bombshell

United States intelligence agencies believe the emails were hacked by Russian Federation as part of a coordinated influence campaign to discredit Democratic candidate Hil...

Mar 08 2017

'Deadly' bird flu outbreak on USA chicken farm

The worst-ever USA outbreak of avian flu in 2014 and 2015 killed about 50 million birds, most of which were egg-laying hens in Iowa, but left the southeastern United Stat...

Mar 07 2017

Study links soy consumption to breast cancer survival

Those who adhered most closely to a Mediterranean diet showed more resistance to the development of ER-negative breast cancer than women who adopted the diet the leas...

Mar 06 2017

Ronald Koeman: Everton paid for their errors in defeat at Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur struck another blow in the battle for a top-four finish but manager Mauricio Pochettino is refusing to concede the Premier League title race to Chelse...

Mar 02 2017

Medical group warns against teen use of marijuana

Sue Scheff , a parent advocate who works with children in at-risk communities, says she's heard from plenty of kids who say, "Well, it's legal, so it must be OK". The dr...

Mar 02 2017

Nurse charged with recording videos of naked patients to be arraigned

As The Morning Call reports, the 17-year-old girl had been receiving light treatments for a skin condition at Penn Medicine Dermatology in Lower Makefield, Pennsylvania...

Feb 25 2017

Labour 'heading for worst defeat since 1930s', senior party figure says

Trudy Harrison's achievement of turning a 2,500 Labour lead into a Tory majority of more than 2,000 is one the Conservatives insist has not been matched since 1878. Labou...

Feb 25 2017

Health department investigating mumps cases at UA

The Centers for Disease Control has reported mumps cases are at a 10-year nationwide high with cases in 46 states in the last year. Treatment focuses on alleviating sympt...

Feb 23 2017

South African court says government's ICC withdrawal is unconstitutional

The court's ruling will force the parliament to open up the decision to the public - a critical part of the debate, said Phephelaphi Dube, director of the Centre for Cons...

Feb 22 2017

Four Central Texans killed in Australian plane crash

The light aircraft crashed into the DFO shopping centre at Essendon and exploded about 9am on Tuesday. Max Quartermain, the owner of the charter company Corporate and L...

Feb 22 2017

Renault can 'dream of podium' if RS17 hits target, says Jolyon Palmer

Renault Sport F1 managing director Cyril Abiteboul, who has effectively been running the team since the abrupt departure of principal Frederic Vasseur in January, said th...

Feb 20 2017

King Felipe's Brother-in-Law Guilty of Fraud, Infanta Cristina Acquitted - Court

As well as Cristina and Urdangarin, 15 others faced charges in the trial which investigated the dealings of the Noos Institute, a supposedly non-profit institution set up...

Feb 20 2017

Flu widespread in 46 states; 9 more kids' deaths reported

Last week, Duke University Health System hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers began barring visits from most children under age 18 and requiring that patients receive...

Feb 18 2017

Americans are now more stressed

Based on the report developed by the American Psychological Association (APA) called Stress in America: Coping with Change, about two-thirds of the population of the U....