News tagged with prosecutor
(AP)—A California doctor has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for bilking her patients out of more than $1 million by promising that an herbal supplement could cure late-stage cancer and other diseases.
Cancer May 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
An independent panel of experts in the U.K. says there is a strong case for changing British law to help terminally ill people die.
Other Jan 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Doctors in Russia accidentally infected a 16-month-old girl with HIV during a blood transfusion, investigators said Monday, opening a criminal probe into the case.
HIV & AIDS Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A Swiss court on Friday sentenced a self-proclaimed healer to almost 13 years in prison for injecting 16 people with HIV-tainted blood and infecting them with the virus.
HIV & AIDS Mar 22, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1
An Australian court Friday quashed an Indian-born surgeon's manslaughter convictions over the deaths of three patients, saying there had been a miscarriage of justice in his trial.
Other Aug 24, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—A judge dismissed charges against the former leader of a U.S. right-to-die group accused in the death of a Minnesota woman, ruling that the state law against advising suicide is unconstitutionally overbroad.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
A senior member of Germany's ethics committee Thursday called for a compromise in a heated debate over religious circumcision after a court ruled the practice was tantamount to grievous bodily harm.
Other Aug 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 4
(AP)—A European Union prosecutor has added charges to an indictment against 7 Kosovars suspected in an illegal kidney transplantation scheme.
Other Mar 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Officials in Brazil's most populous state say they will start forcing adult crack addicts to go to rehabilitation centers in an effort to curb growing use of the drug.
Addiction Jan 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Connecticut lawmakers are reviewing mental health care following the Newtown school shooting, even though they and the public have little insight into what might have been ailing the 20-year-old gunman.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A New York man pleaded guilty Thursday to what experts said was the first ever proven case of black-market organ trafficking in the United States.
Other Oct 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—A Danish man has been acquitted of molesting two 17-year-old girls after he was found to suffer from a rare sleep disorder known as "sexsomnia."
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 10, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
An Italian hospital director on Monday blamed French industrial gas giant Air Liquide for an accident in an assisted reproduction lab last week that destroyed 94 embryos frozen in liquid nitrogen.
Other Apr 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- New Jersey officials have revoked the medical license of an oncologist they say committed "gross and repeated acts of negligence" that led to an outbreak of hepatitis B among his patients.
Other Sep 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- The nation's largest pediatricians' group has issued its first policy on protecting children from sexual abuse by doctors, citing a recent Delaware case and urging medical facilities to screen employees for previous ...
Health Jul 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0