News tagged with medical assistance

EU court finds Swiss assisted-suicide laws vague (Update)

An elderly Swiss woman who would rather end her life now than decline further in health found sympathy Tuesday from the European Court of Human Rights, which called on the Swiss to clarify their laws on so-called passive ...

May 14, 2013
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Cautions over rise in unbooked births

(Medical Xpress) -- The number of births that have occurred without medical assistance in Victoria have doubled over 17 years exposing more women and newborns to increased health risks, according to new research.

Jul 02, 2012
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Aide says Cheney had heart transplant

(AP) -- Former Vice President Dick Cheney had a heart transplant Saturday, after five heart attacks over the past 25 years and countless medical procedures to keep him going. Cheney, 71, waited nearly two ...

Mar 25, 2012
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Australian man sues over surgical mistake

An Australian man endured seven rounds of chemotherapy and had 80 percent of his stomach removed after being told he had cancer, only to later learn it was a misdiagnosis, reports said Sunday.

Nov 13, 2011
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