Medical research

Placebo effect could treat pain

Placebo pain relief is reproducible in patients with chronic pain compared to healthy volunteers according to a unique University of Manchester study.

Health

UK report: Medical treatments caused many 'avoidable harm'

Hundreds of women and their babies suffered "avoidable harm" because Britain's healthcare system ignored serious concerns raised about some medical treatments, a scathing review into three National Health Service scandals ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Getting safe emergency care during COVID-19

Find out when to get emergency care for non-COVID-19 symptoms and COVID-19 symptoms, and learn what emergency rooms are doing to keep you safe during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Heart patients avoided ERs as coronavirus hit, US study says

Emergency room visits in the U.S. for chest pain and heart attacks fell early this spring, according to a study that supports fears that the coronavirus outbreak scared away people from going to the hospital.

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