Novel robot can aid treatment of rare birth defect
Researchers at the University of Sheffield and Boston's Children Hospital, Harvard Medical School have created a robot that can be implanted into the body to aid the treatment...
2 hours ago - News Medical
Sir Trevor Garland accused of sexually assaulting St Vincent's Hospital patient
Former diplomat Sir Trevor Garland allegedly sexually assaulted a St Vincent's Hospital patient he was helping look after as part of a program for sick Solomon Islands residents.
2 hours ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Causes of death in hospitalized children younger than 12 years of age in a Chinese hospital: a 10 year study
In China, the majority of urban children die in hospitals. Hospital-based review could provide insight leading to improvements in clinical practice and increase the survival of...
3 hours ago - BMC
What a Children's Specialty Care Center Offers Families
When they need it most, families will travel hours - over long distances - to see a doctor. To address this, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC's Specialty Care Centers...
3 hours ago - UPMC - 2 articles
Melbourne hospitals on Code Yellow as heat poses power risk
Melbourne hospitals have enacted a 'Code Yellow' and switched off non-essential lights and equipment to conserve energy amid Friday's searing heat.
4 hours ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Montefiore provides specialized medical care to parents of adopted children
Parents of adopted children can now consult with a nationally recognized expert in adoption medicine at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore. The new Adoption Program is led...
4 hours ago - Topix - 2 articles
Not-for-profit hospitals coming up with their own generic medicines to combat shortages
Many of the major not-for-profit hospital groups have tried their hand an manufacturing and making generics to combat the shortages of medicines as well as the high costs of...
5 hours ago - News Medical
Mother: Care denied daughter left in cold in hospital gown
Mother of mentally ill woman says her daughter, 22, was denied her lawful right to medical care when she was left in the cold outside a Baltimore hospital wearing only a flimsy...
5 hours ago - ABC News
Third-grader dies of flu in Alabama
Zainab Momin passed away on Tuesday night at a hospital in Montgomery, the same the school was closed due to snowy weather.
9 hours ago - Daily Mail
By the Numbers: Did Medicaid Expansion Save Hospitals?
Study suggests it's been a lifeline for struggling hospitals
10 hours ago - MedPageToday
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Population Breast Cancer Screening, a Better Approach to Prevent Cancer
The most cost-effective strategy for preventing ovarian and breast cancers is population screening.
Hot Yoga No More Effective Than Room Temperature Yoga
The heated environment in Bikram yoga does not play a role in causing improvements in vascular health.
Flu can be spread just by breathing
Analyzing 142 flu patients, researchers at the University of Maryland found infectious virus in the air they exhaled, particularly in the first few days they showed symptoms.
Hospitals creating a company to make cheap generic drugs
Once-cheap generic drugs have rocketed in price in the last few years, and those that haven't are running in increasingly short stock, forcing hospitals to spend more or use...
Blood Cancer Precursor may Increase the Risk of Cancer Even after 30 Years
Patients with Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance are at a risk of developing into multiple myeloma or a similar disorder.
Dramatic increase in women taking ADHD pills
Young women are taking 344 percent more ADHD pills than they were in 2003, according to a new CDC report. The rise was driven by young women and stimulant drugs that may...
FTC, media outlets can do more to help curb fraudulent weight loss pill...
There are more self-policing initiatives from within the industry compared to four years ago, when a senate informational hearing brought the weight management supplement...
To win in weight management game a botanical ingredient needs science...
As weight management products enter a new landscape with sales expected to flatten out over the next five to ten years, well-researched ingredients will be well positioned to...
Another reason to go Mediterranean: Research shows the diet helps protect...
Healthcare experts advocate the Mediterranean diet because of its various health benefits. According to the analysis of several studies, this particular diet can even “reduce...
A Mother's Story: Flu Killed Daughter in Two Days
This year's flu season may be especially severe, CDC officials said in mid-January. So far this season, the deaths of 20 children have been linked to flu-related causes, and...