rss feeds Last update Experts urge rethink on health target, 1 hour ago

Other news

Hospital, hepatitis C outbreak victims reach settlement

Trinity Health and its hospital in Minot have agreed in principal on a legal settlement with 21 victims of the largest hepatitis C outbreak in recent U.S. history, though Trinity's legal fight with a nursing home where most ...

8 hours ago
popularity0 comments 0

Conjoined newborn Syrian twins die: Red Crescent

One-month-old conjoined twins evacuated from a besieged area near Damascus died Wednesday in the capital, despite a campaign to send them abroad for surgery, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent said.

Aug 24, 2016
popularity0 comments 0

Indian IVF doctors slam move to ban commercial surrogacy

Leading Indian fertility doctors and surrogate mothers Thursday criticised a move to ban commercial surrogacy, saying it will severely limit options for childless couples and women who carry others' babies as a way out of ...

Aug 25, 2016
popularity0 comments 0

Body donations on the rise at US medical schools

Many U.S. medical schools are seeing a surge in the number of people leaving their bodies to science, a trend attributed to rising funeral costs and growing acceptance of a practice long seen by some as ghoulish.

Aug 17, 2016
popularity0 comments 0

More than 200,000 crashes caused by road debris

More than 200,000 crashes involved debris on U.S. roadways during the past four years, according to a new study released by the American Automobile Association (AAA) Foundation for Traffic Safety. Road debris has resulted ...

Aug 11, 2016
popularity2 comments 0

After-hours work email no friend of the family

(HealthDay)—Picture this: It's Saturday morning. You're in the bleachers watching your kid play soccer. But, instead of enjoying the game, you're bracing for a barrage of emails from the boss, because that's her style.

Aug 10, 2016
popularity0 comments 0

Kentucky AG sues Johnson & Johnson over vaginal implants

The Kentucky Attorney General announced Tuesday that he's seeking thousands of dollars in damages for each patient in the state who got a vaginal mesh implant made by Johnson and Johnson and its medical device unit, accusing ...

Aug 16, 2016
popularity1 comments 0

More News Stories

Variation in 'junk' DNA leads to trouble

All humans are 99.9 percent identical, genetically speaking. But that tiny 0.1 percent variation has big consequences, influencing the color of your eyes, the span of your hips, your risk of getting sick and in some ways ...

Amputees' brains remember missing hands even years later

Our brains have a detailed picture of our hands and fingers, and that persists even decades after an amputation, Oxford University researchers have found. The finding could have implications for the control of next generation ...

Non-addictive painkiller shows promise in animal trials

(HealthDay)—Preliminary research in monkeys suggests that a new medication might be able to provide pain relief similar to opioid drugs such as OxyContin, but without the same potential for addiction or serious side effects.

Researchers discover a drug for a tropical disease

Researchers at the University of Georgia are working to find the fastest way possible to treat and cure human African trypanosomiasis, long referred to as sleeping sickness. By working to improve chemical entities already ...

People with alcohol dependency lack important enzyme

A research group under the leadership of Linköping University Professor Markus Heilig has identified an enzyme whose production is turned off in nerve cells of the frontal lobe when alcohol dependence develops. The deficiency ...

Sponsored account


Did you know? You can become a Medical Xpress sponsor and enjoy all our content without ads! Simply donate any amount and not only will you experience our site ad-free, but you will be part of the Science X community mission to promote science and technology knowledge.

More of today's stories

Find more news articles via sort by date page