The fate of a Chinese television presenter who died of cancer after refusing chemotherapy to save her unborn son sparked intense online debate Friday.
Music and medicine are deeply connected. But is operating to music a good idea? And, if so, what kind of music should theatre staff be listening to?
Ever wondered why general practice waiting rooms contain mainly old magazines? Could it be that practice staff put out only old magazines or do they put out reasonably recent ones and these disappear?
New hearing aid users who struggle to make the most of their device are to be offered help in the form of an educational programme.
Patients with heart disease who receive transfusions during surgeries do just as well with smaller amounts of blood and face no greater risk of dying from other diseases than patients who received more blood, ...
New research reports that liver transplant recipients with less understanding of treatment information and improper use of medications may be more likely to have trouble following the prescribed regimen. According to the ...
More work experience opportunities and better outreach activities are key in addressing the shortage of students from disadvantaged backgrounds considering a career in medicine, says a report today.
A Southwest Airlines flight landed in Los Angeles with one more passenger than when it took off.
Most exaggeration in health related science news is already present in academic press releases, finds a study published in The BMJ this week.
There has been a doubling during the last decade in the number of U.S. medical schools that have student-run free clinics, with more than half of medical students involved with these clinics, according to a study in the December ...
For the first time, Israel has invoked the provisions of its 2005 "Dying Patient Act" to allow a terminally ill patient to die.
Local researchers have predicted several points in time in which lower-limb amputees may stop using their prostheses after they are discharged from rehab.
Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Paul Allen on Monday announced he was giving $100 million to create a disease research institute in Seattle, Washington.
An 11-year-old Mexican boy who had portions of a massive tumor removed in New Mexico is out of intensive care.
A method of handing off information about pediatric patients when residents change shifts reduced preventable adverse events by 30 percent, a new study has found.