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2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors

(KINSHASA, Congo) — Doctors in Congo say that two Ebola patients who were treated with new anti-Ebola drugs in Goma in eastern Congo have been declared &#...

2 Ebola Patients in Congo Treated With New Drugs Have Been Cured, Say Doctors

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Rwanda border with Ebola-hit Congo fully open after slowdowns: minister Rwanda's border with Ebola-hit Democratic Republic of Congo was fully open late on Thursday, a minister said, hours after Congolese traders had report...
08:42, 08/02/2019

Two Experimental Ebola Drugs Reduce Mortality Rate, According to Preliminary Data Two experimental Ebola drugs significantly improve a patient’s chance of surviving the virus, according to preliminary data from a medical trial, offe...
09:42, 08/13/2019

Two Ebola drugs boost survival rates, according to early trial data Enlarge / BUTEMBO, CONGO - JULY 27: A healthcare member inoculates a man for Ebola suspicion to take precautions against the disease in Butembo, Democ...
06:00, 08/13/2019

Ebola death toll in Congo to pass 1,000, World Health Organization warns Women and children fare worst as efforts to contain outbreak are undermined by health centre attacks and local mistrustThe number of people killed by ...
17:14, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 1-WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that...
20:28, 05/07/2019

U.N. creates new Ebola chief role to tackle security, political issues in Congo The United Nations named an Emergency Ebola Response Coordinator on Thursday, creating a new position to boost efforts to contain a 10-month epidemic ...
15:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-WHO experts recommend ramping up Ebola vaccine after Congo cases surge World Health Organization experts recommended on Tuesday a dramatic expansion of vaccination against Ebola in Congo after a surge in cases showed that...
15:00, 05/08/2019

Ebola fears worsen after more than 300,000 flee Congo over violent ethnic clashes: report The threat of second deadliest Ebola outbreak continues to grow in central Africa as more than 300,000 people have fled the Congo since early June bec...
20:42, 06/18/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: updates from the Near East and Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, World War remembrance On Wednesday, we cover: chronic hunger in the Middle East; the toll of war on Gazans; the one-year-long detention of an academic in Iran; Syrian healt...
01:42, 05/09/2019

Ebola fight ongoing amid evidence of ‘several massacres’ in DR Congo’s Ituri province The vital work of tracing people infected with deadly Ebola virus disease in north-east Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is progressing, despite...
19:28, 06/28/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Ebola in DR Congo, malnutrition in Laos, baby health, #ClimateAction On Thursday, we cover: fears in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as Ebola response funding dwindles; food and nutrition concerns in Laos; an...
23:14, 05/16/2019

Preliminary Data Shows Two New Ebola Drugs Dramatically Decrease Mortality Rates Two new clinical treatments for the infamous Ebola virus may result in it becoming a “preventable and treatable” disease, the BBC reported on Monday, ...
16:28, 08/13/2019

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor work...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Fourth Ebola case found in Congo city, raising fears of faster spread A fourth case of Ebola has been confirmed in the eastern Congo city of Goma, the government said late on Thursday, as the disease spreads in a city of...
12:14, 08/02/2019

World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo KASINDI, Congo (AP) — World Health Organization says two more Ebola cases confirmed in Uganda after virus crosses from Congo....
13:14, 06/12/2019

Second Person Dies of Ebola in Major Congo City, Raising Fears the Virus Could Spread (KINSHASA, Congo) — A second person died Wednesday of Ebola in Congo’s major crossroads city of Goma, again raising fears the virus could ...
01:56, 08/01/2019

Measles vaccination begins in Ebola-hit Congo amid fears of 'massive loss of life' Deadly measles outbreak claims almost 2,000 lives, compounding strain on health system already reeling from EbolaHealth workers in the Democratic Repu...
11:14, 07/12/2019

Ebola Outbreak Reaches Major City in Congo, Renewing Calls for Emergency Order The year-old outbreak has now reached Goma, a heavily populated city near the border with Rwanda. The W.H.O. will ask experts again to decide whether ...
19:28, 07/15/2019

Ebola situation worsening in DR Congo, amidst growing ‘funding gap’ UN health agency warns Strengthening both security and the Ebola response effort is essential to contain the growing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), ...
23:14, 04/30/2019

UN working ‘intensively’ to stop Ebola in eastern DR Congo, following second case in major border town Senior UN officials tasked with controlling the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have responded to Tuesday’s confirmation of a...
17:00, 07/31/2019

Ebola Cases Rise in Congo Border City Amid Fears of Outbreak Spreading (KINSHASA, Congo) — The 1-year-old daughter and the wife of the man who died of Ebola in Congo’s city of Goma this week have tested positi...
20:14, 08/01/2019

DR Congo: Strengthened effort against Ebola is paying off, but insecurity still major constraint – UN health agency Although the Ebola response in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) continues to make headway thanks to the determination of health workers on t...
20:00, 05/28/2019

Don’t panic, support DR Congo in fight against deadly Ebola virus, UN health agency urges Ebola virus is just one challenge among many facing communities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the World Health Organization (WHO) sai...
19:00, 07/19/2019

Uganda confirms first Ebola case as neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo fights outbreak A child in Uganda has tested positive for Ebola, the first confirmed case of the disease in the country since the ongoing outbreak in neighboring Demo...
08:28, 06/12/2019

An Ebola Drug Trial Ended Early Because It Was So Successful. That Could Change How Doctors Handle Future Outbreaks A year into an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), researchers have halted an experimental drug trial there because early re...
21:57, 08/13/2019

Uganda Launches Largest Trial of Experimental Ebola Vaccine As Outbreak Spreads in Neighboring Congo (KAMPALA, Uganda) — Researchers in Uganda have launched the largest-ever trial of the experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed...
22:42, 08/02/2019

Ebola cases rising in DR Congo, but UN health agency cites progress in community trust-building A rise in new cases of deadly Ebola virus disease in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has been announced, while authorities say that pro...
19:00, 04/28/2019

DR Congo Ebola centre attacks could force retreat against the deadly disease, warns UN health chief Attacks on Ebola treatment centres in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), risk reversing the gains made during the current outbreak in the nor...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Security Council gravely concerned by Ebola outbreak in DR Congo, demands immediate end to violence hampering response The UN Security Council on Friday expressed grave concern about the current Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and st...
22:42, 08/02/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo;...
09:00, 07/31/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Children in armed conflict, Ebola in DR Congo, human rights in Bahrain, and two International Days Our main stories today cover: A new report on children and armed conflict, a day to combat human trafficking; funds needed to fight Ebola in DR Congo;...
19:28, 07/31/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Safeguarding civilians, strengthening Ebola response in DR Congo, marking Fistula Day, updates on CAR and Syria  Thursday’s main stories include: Better safeguards to protect civilians in conflict; UN ramps up coordination to beat Ebola in DR Congo; Obstetric fis...
05:42, 05/24/2019

‘Deadly environment’ plus ‘political and social’ obstacles hinder Ebola fight in DR Congo, Security Council hears The problems of eradicating Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are not only medical, but also linked “to a variety of political and social ...
20:56, 07/24/2019

UNICEF must triple budget to combat Ebola outbreak in DR Congo; complex crisis impacting unprecedented number of children With an unprecedented number of children affected by the Ebola virus outbreak in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the United Nations Ch...
08:14, 07/31/2019

DR Congo: efforts to control Ebola epidemic continue, UN food relief agency doubles assistance to affected people With Ebola accelerating in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the UN World Food Programme (WFP) announced on Friday that it plans to scale up...
18:42, 07/26/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Libya mass drownings response: Syria ‘carnage’ denounced, food aid doubled for Ebola-affected in DR Congo Our main stories today: UN leaders call for a return to sea rescues in the Mediterranean, following Libya shipwreck; UN human rights chief denounces i...
21:56, 07/26/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: sexual violence in conflict, a malaria vaccine trial, updates on Libya, Ebola in DR Congo, Sri Lanka and Mali Here are our top stories for this Tuesday: a focus on conflict-related sexual violence at the Security Council, a groundbreaking trial for a malaria v...
19:14, 04/28/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now a Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared a Public Health Emergency of Inter...
21:42, 07/17/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo declared an international health emergency by World Health Organization More than 1,600 people have died since August in the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history, which is unfolding in a region described as a war zon...
02:14, 07/18/2019

DR Congo Ebola outbreak now an international Public Health Emergency, UN health agency declares The second worst Ebola outbreak of all time, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), was officially declared an international Public Health Eme...
15:56, 07/27/2019

Ebola not an international ‘health emergency’ but risks spreading across DR Congo border, warns UN health agency The Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) “does not constitute a public health emergency of international concern”, according t...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency upd...
00:28, 06/21/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: Ebola Public Health Emergency in DR Congo, young peacemakers, defining moment for Sudan, war crimes fugitives, migrant ‘crisis’ in Hungary In today’s Daily Brief: the DR Congo Ebola outbreak is officially declared a Public Health Emergency; UN Youth Envoy briefs Security Council; an ‘exci...
23:28, 07/17/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN cl...
03:00, 08/01/2019

Landmark HIV case may be the second person ever to be ‘cured’ A person in the UK appears to have had HIV eliminated from his body thanks to a bone marrow transplant from someone with genetic resistance to the vir...
19:56, 04/28/2019

Have mice really been cured of HIV using CRISPR gene editing? Some mice receiving a therapy that includes CRISPR gene editing appear to have been cured of HIV, but safety concerns must be overcome before human tr...
19:14, 07/02/2019

Crohn's Disease Patient Seemingly Cured by Vegetarian Diet For people with the debilitating gut condition Crohn’s disease, there’s often little that can be done to completely prevent their recurring episodes o...
00:14, 06/26/2019

Mom, 63, cured of hepatitis after receiving part of liver from son, 37, in first-of-kind 3-D surgery: reports After 27 years living with autoimmune hepatitis, a Utah mother has been cured thanks to a part of her son’s liver and an innovative new treatment that...
14:14, 05/10/2019

What's the Most Disgusting Way You've Treated Your Computer? Today, I learned that people—namely, the people I work with—do absolutely unthinkable shit to their computers, and that this is seemingly the norm.Rea...
01:56, 05/09/2019

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte says he was once gay but 'cured myself' Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte used to be gay but says he 'cured' himself by marrying beautiful women, drawing outrage from at least ...
19:14, 06/03/2019

Philippine's Rodrigo Duterte says he was once gay but 'cured myself' Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte used to be gay but says he 'cured' himself by marrying beautiful women, drawing outrage from at least o...
18:42, 06/03/2019

Christian Michel Says "Being Treated Like A Monkey In A Zoo" A Delhi court on Thursday summoned Tihar Jail authorities after Christian Michel, the alleged middleman arrested in the AgustaWestland chopper scam, a...
20:42, 05/09/2019

The Latest: 12 treated after F-16 crash in California RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a military jet that crashed into a Southern California warehouse (all times local): 8:20 p.m. A fire official s...
06:28, 05/17/2019

Indians' Carrasco being treated for leukemia Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco, who was put on the injured list for a blood disorder on June 5, said doctors "saw something different in my blood" an...
18:01, 07/06/2019

U.S. Justice Ginsburg treated for pancreatic cancer Liberal U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed a three-week course of radiation therapy to treat a cancerous tumor on her pancre...
22:28, 08/23/2019

Chemical tossed from above on teens at NY party; 10 treated NEW YORK (AP) — Police say 10 teenagers who went to a party in a New York City public housing complex ended up at hospitals after someone tossed a cau...
04:28, 05/06/2019

Lost polar bear taken to Siberian zoo to be treated A famished polar bear picked up this week after it wandered lost into a northern Russian city hundreds of kilometers from its Arctic habitat was taken...
22:14, 06/21/2019

H.R. McMaster: Iran cannot be treated as ‘responsible nation’ WISHFUL THINKING: Former national security adviser retired Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is warning against “wishful thinking” in dealing with Iran and argui...
13:28, 06/18/2019

Jamila Woods: 'I want to pass down the power to speak on how you should be treated' On her new album, Jamila Woods namechecks everyone from Sun Ra to Zora Neale Hurston to champion black artistry – and to give her the strength to conf...
17:42, 05/08/2019

PTSD may one day be treated with a common blood pressure drug Preliminary experiments suggest that a type of blood pressure drug can make it easier to un-learn fear memories, hinting at a possible treatment for P...
19:56, 04/28/2019

'Companies are seldom treated like this': how Huawei fought back To dispel US suspicions, Chinese telecom firm welcomed dozens of journalists into its labsA pillar box red electric train connects Paris, Verona and G...
18:42, 05/01/2019

LEADING OFF: Carrasco treated, Epstein backs Maddon LEADING OFF: Carrasco treated for leukemia, Epstein supports Maddon, prospects set for Futures Game, Yankees-Rays cap hard-fought series   ...
19:00, 07/07/2019

Look up! North America will be treated to a Black Moon tonight INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) — The black supermoon on Wednesday night will make for some out-of-this-world stargazing. The rare, all-black supermoon is the sec...
01:28, 08/01/2019

Los Angeles police officer treated for typhoid fever LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles police officer is being treated for typhoid fever and another employee has typhus-like symptoms. The LAPD reported the ill...
10:00, 05/30/2019

British expat death in Bahamas not treated as homicide, police say Body of Dannie Lea, 29, from Stoke-on-Trent was found with serious head injuries The investigation into the death of a British expatriate whose body w...
13:42, 05/29/2019

Turkey says national team treated badly at Iceland airport ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish officials have condemned the treatment its national soccer team endured upon arrival in Iceland ahead of a European Cham...
11:56, 06/10/2019

Germany: Dozens treated after fire near North Sea coast campsite Police are blaming a faulty combine harvester for a blaze that required 68 people to be treated for smoke inhalation in northwestern Germany. Some 200...
11:28, 07/28/2019

The secret Sudan safe house where injured protesters are treated Two boys who lost legs are among those lying low after a series of deadly crackdowns by the militaryIn a nondescript apartment block in downtown Khart...
15:14, 07/05/2019

Chemically treated wood could send excess heat to space Enlarge / A look at the lignin-free compressed wood. (credit: University of Maryland) Most of our building practices aren't especially sustainable. ...
00:56, 05/24/2019

Epstein’s gal pal gave $1K to hospital that treated alleged sex slave: report Jeffrey Epstein’s gal pal Ghislaine Maxwell donated $1,000 to New York-Presbyterian Hospital after the two of them allegedly brought one of his ...
05:14, 08/19/2019

Marriott says Arne Sorenson to remain CEO while being treated for pancreatic cancer Hotel-chain Marriott International said on Friday its Chief Executive Officer Arne Sorenson has been diagnosed with stage 2 pancreatic cancer and he p...
17:14, 05/03/2019

Teens treated after unknown chemical thrown from above during raucous party Ten teenagers who attended a party in Manhattan’s East Village were treated at hospitals after someone tossed a chemical substance on them from above,...
18:42, 05/06/2019

Rockies' Oberg again treated for blood clot in pitching arm Colorado Rockies right-hander Scott Oberg has been treated for a blood clot in his pitching arm for the second time in his career    &...
22:56, 08/18/2019

Lawyers for South Africa's Zuma tell court he is being treated unfairly Jacob Zuma's lawyers argued on Monday that the former South African president had been treated unfairly by prosecutors in his bid to have revived corr...
14:14, 05/20/2019

Medics who treated victims of accident sent to Moscow for examination: TASS Medics who treated victims of an accident during a rocket engine test that caused a spike in radiation last week have been sent to Moscow for medical ...
14:56, 08/13/2019

Concacaf president Montagliani says Canada abuse claims were treated seriously The former president of Canada Soccer says the women who have come forward with allegations of abuse are ‘courageous as hell’Speaking at length for th...
11:42, 05/07/2019

MSNBC reporter claims Trump administration has treated migrants 'more inhumanely' than anyone else Jacob Soboroff, a correspondent for MSNBC and NBC News, criticized President Trump's administration, arguing that it had been the worst for handling m...
21:28, 07/03/2019

Granger Smith and wife Amber donate more than $200,000 to hospital that treated their son before his death Country singer Granger Smith and his wife, Amber, made a massive donation to the hospital where their 3-year-old son, River, was treated shortly befor...
17:14, 06/26/2019

Exxon says 37 workers treated for 'minor' injuries after Baytown plant fire Thirty-seven workers were being treated on Wednesday for "minor" burns and injuries after a fire broke out at Exxon Mobil Corp's Baytown, Texas, olefi...
23:56, 07/31/2019

Nora Quoirin: Malaysian police deny case treated as possible abduction Police contradict charity helping family of London schoolgirl found to be missing on holidayMalaysian police have denied that the disappearance of a 1...
15:42, 08/05/2019

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Treated for Cancerous Tumor on Her Pancreas (WASHINGTON) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the...
00:28, 08/24/2019

Guatemalan migrant woman treated for miscarriage in Border Patrol custody Customs and Border Protection has confirmed a 25-year-old woman in their custody experienced a miscarriage. The woman was four months pregnant.  ...
03:56, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Lawyers for South Africa's Zuma tell court he is being treated unfairly Jacob Zuma's lawyers argued on Monday that the former South African president had been treated unfairly by prosecutors in his attempt to have revived ...
19:42, 05/20/2019

New Hampshire man treated for rabies after being bitten by bat hiding in iPad case, report says A New Hampshire man who was treated for rabies after a bat that was hiding in his iPad case snuck out and bit him last week said he hopes his ordeal w...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Trump says Swedish prime minister assures him U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky will be treated fairly U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven has assured him that American citizen and rapper A$AP Rocky ...
17:00, 07/20/2019

Women's pro soccer player Toni Pressley being treated for breast cancer Orlando Pride defender Toni Pressley, 29, had surgery Friday and has been put on NWSL team's disabled list.       ...
23:14, 08/07/2019

Concerns rise with Tokyo heat after rowers treated at Olympic test event British athlete among those treated for heatstroke Concerns also raised about wellbeing of spectators Three rowers, including a British competitor, we...
22:56, 08/12/2019

Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan treated to fast-food staple on 'Kimmel' in White House jab U.S. women’s soccer stars Megan Rapinoe and Alex Morgan vowed they would not attend a White House ceremony celebrating the team should they win the Wo...
19:28, 07/12/2019

Single murder charge filed against Texas shooting suspect, case treated as domestic terrorism A single capital murder charge was filed on Sunday against the man accused of killing 20 people and wounding more than two dozen others at a Walmart s...
12:00, 08/05/2019

Justice department will seek death penalty for El Paso shooting, which is being treated as an incident of domestic terror (AP Photo/Rudy Gutierrez) The El Paso shooting suspect has been charged with capital murder following Saturday's massacre which is now being treated ...
10:00, 08/05/2019

Hawaii man convicted in road rage attack wears blackface to sentencing hearing, saying he’s “being treated like a black man” in court (KHNL) A Hawaii man convicted in a road rage stabbing showed up at his sentencing hearing Monday in blackface, shocking his attorney and the judge. He...
09:56, 07/04/2019

Partial lunar eclipse 2019: Skygazers treated to stunning eclipse on Apollo 11's 50th anniversary Skygazers around the world have been treated to a stunning partial lunar eclipse which coincided with the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 launching its ...
03:14, 07/17/2019

El Paso shooting: Texas attack to be treated as 'domestic terrorism' after racist manifesto discovered online The mass shooting at a crowded department store in El Paso that killed 20 people and injured dozens more will be handled as a domestic terrorism case,...
10:56, 08/05/2019

Michael Gove says leadership rival Hunt treated Brexit liked an 'unexploded bomb' as he insists he is the man to take on Boris Michael Gove today takes aim at leadership rival Jeremy Hunt, telling the Evening Standard that the Foreign Secretary treated Brexit like an "unexplod...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Iranian Embassy siege hero Robin Horsfall blasts Jeremy Hunt for saying British soldiers and IRA terrorists should be treated 'the same' Jeremy Hunt faced a growing storm today as a hero of the Iranian embassy siege accused him of a "disgraceful" insult to former British soldiers facing...
18:56, 06/27/2019

Kathy Griffin: 'Andy Cohen treated me like a dog,' Anderson Cooper won't reconcile Comedian Kathy Griffin didn't hold back when asked about Andy Cohen in a new interview. She also predicts her friendship with Anderson Cooper is ...
12:42, 07/18/2019

'Truly terrifying': 3 people treated for panic attacks after fireworks scare inside DC's Union Station D.C. Deputy Mayor Kevin Donahue said fireworks were set off at Union Station. The fireworks which led some to believe there was an active shooter. &#...
11:56, 07/08/2019

Tigers fan on Pujols ball drama: 'I just couldn't take being treated like a garbage bag' Tigers fan Ely Hydes caught Albert Pujols' milestone 2,000th RBI ball but did not give it to MLB, saying Tigers management treated him "terribly....
22:00, 05/10/2019

Many patients lie to their doctor TUCSON – Healthcare is a hot topic these days. And with a Presidential election just a little over a year away, it’s getting even more att...
02:28, 08/06/2019

Patients value convenience of telemedicine (Reuters Health) - Patients who have real-time video visits with their primary care providers instead of in-person exams are generally satisfied with ...
23:56, 04/29/2019

Doctors Now Want More People to Get the HPV Vaccine Good news if you’re an adult who hasn’t gotten the HPV vaccine yet: A government advisory panel recently voted to recommend the vaccine for men up to ...
20:28, 06/27/2019

The Mets' Plague Doctors Are At It Again The latest string of updates about the quad injury that’s hounding Mets second baseman Robinson Cano are so familiar that it’s hard to absorb them wit...
20:42, 06/09/2019

Patients likely to have complications with unprofessional surgeons Patients had an 18 percent higher risk of complication during a medical procedure if their surgeon had one to three previous reports of unprofessional...
00:42, 06/20/2019

Rural Hospitals Are Dying, and So Are Their Patients It is a dreary Monday on the East Coast, and I have a dreary story of American neglect and misery for you: the Washington Post published a remarkable ...
17:42, 05/13/2019

AI researchers have a plan to pay patients for data Enlarge (credit: iStock/Getty Images) Robert Chang, a Stanford ophthalmologist, normally stays busy prescribing drops and performing eye surgery. Bu...
14:56, 08/11/2019

Today I have to talk to three of my patients about dying. This is how I do it It’s tempting to put these all-important conversations off but the consequences can be direIt’s 9.15am. The medical team is full of energy and caffein...
21:56, 06/06/2019

Music playlists could help dementia patients Personalized music playlists that rekindle memories of childhood and happy moments may bring joy to dementia patients, because music can activate part...
01:42, 06/25/2019

CRT defibrillator may help more heart failure patients For patients with heart abnormalities that can't be fixed with a normal defibrillator, a cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator may help...
20:28, 06/18/2019

AI is now better at predicting mortality than human doctors As scientists continue to toil away at creating machine learning algorithms that will one day enslave humanity save us all, artificial intelligence re...
06:56, 05/14/2019

UA College of Medicine graduates more than 100 new doctors TUCSON — There are more than 100 graduates in the University of Arizona’s college of medicine class of 2019. Thursday night they officiall...
12:28, 05/10/2019

Female doctors are more likely to go part-time Physicians aren’t immune to the trade-offs working women face, new research shows. Female doctors are more likely than their male peers to shift to pa...
00:28, 08/07/2019

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EDT It’s that time again, chickadees: Time to ask all those questions about your health that you’ve been putting off (or let’s be honest, forgetting) for ...
18:28, 08/13/2019

AI can diagnose childhood illnesses better than some doctors Artificial intelligence has now been used to sort through medical history, lab tests, and symptoms and find a diagnosis for common and life-threatenin...
00:56, 04/29/2019

German doctors convicted over abortion law The doctors were found to have broken a regulation that forbids describing how an abortion is performed. Campaigners have argued that lack of access t...
16:56, 06/14/2019

New bill would allow doctors to test for HIV without consent New York doctors would be able to test patients for HIV without their consent, under a measure advocates say would boost detection but opponents argue...
09:14, 05/27/2019

Doctors in China are using 5G internet to do surgery from far away 5G is helping doctors in China conduct surgery from hundreds of kilometres away, such as directing cardiac operation and performing brain stimulation...
19:56, 04/28/2019

Doctors extract 526 teeth from Indian boy Indian doctors removed a tumor with a record number of 526 teeth inside a seven-year-old boy's mouth, the medical team in the southern city of Chennai...
20:42, 08/02/2019

Maine law to allow non-doctors to perform abortions The bill, which Democratic Gov. Janet Mills introduced herself, will go into effect in mid-June. Only physicians perform abortions in most states. &#...
14:56, 06/11/2019

Grey's Anatomy's Departed Doctors: Where Are They Now? Over the years, Grey's Anatomy has introduced a whole lot of doctors at Seattle Grace, Seattle Grace Mercy West, or Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital. Ma...
01:14, 05/17/2019

Which politicians have used drugs and what did they take? The confession by Environment Secretary Michael Gove that he once took cocaine has again shone the spotlight on past drug use by leading politicians....
14:56, 06/08/2019

Researchers try to make ICU less traumatic for patients, families (Reuters Health) - Intensive care units (ICUs) can be extremely stressful for patients and families. Changes in the way ICUs are run may help mitigate...
23:14, 07/16/2019

Cancer treatments: Patients need to know heart risks Specialists warn that many people undergoing cancer treatment receive neither appropriate information about heart risks nor sufficient monitoring for ...
19:56, 05/07/2019

4 Your Health: Karate helping Parkinson’s patients NBC News- As people living with Parkinson’s disease start having tremors, moving more slowly and losing their balance, it can be frustrating and...
19:56, 06/03/2019

Few heart patients use cardiac rehab after stenting (Reuters Health) - Just one in three patients enrolls in recommended cardiac rehabilitation after having a blocked heart artery cleared and a stent in...
00:28, 06/20/2019

New center for Alzheimer’s patients coming to Tucson A new memory and research center for patients with Alzheimer’s disease is set to open in Tucson next spring. The Toole Family Memory Center is under c...
12:28, 05/10/2019

Report: Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls We’re already living in a national robocall nightmare, but at least most of the time, for most of us, dealing with phone spam is not a matter of life ...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Poorer U.S. patients less likely to get blood pressure controlled (Reuters Health) - Poorer patients in the U.S. may be less likely to get their blood pressure under control, even when they are participating in a cli...
07:56, 08/01/2019

'I've had patients take their own teeth out': dental anxiety and the treatments that can help Almost half of adults in the UK fear the dentist, and some refuse to see one. Thankfully, there are some increasingly effective remedies, but they com...
13:42, 08/19/2019

One-third of statin patients still have bad cholesterol levels, study says About one-third of people in taking statins to control low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, known as "bad cholesterol," still have dangerously high le...
23:28, 05/09/2019

NHS teams up with Amazon to bring Alexa to patients Voice assistant enlisted to aid elderly and blind patients who cannot easily search for adviceThe NHS has teamed up with Amazon to allow elderly peopl...
09:56, 07/10/2019

7 patients at new Ohio hospital diagnosed with Legionnaires’ GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s health authority has ordered a newly opened hospital where seven patients have been diagnosed with potentially fa...
15:42, 06/01/2019

4 Your Health: Beta blockers helping A-Fib patients Betas blockers may help people with A-Fib. People prone to stress related heart arrhythmias may benefit from taking beta blockers. A new Yale Universi...
23:14, 06/04/2019

More than half of older dialysis patients die within a year Over half of older adults with end-stage kidney disease die within a year of starting dialysis, upending previously held beliefs about the use of the ...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Former USC gynecologist accused of sexual assault of 16 patients The former longtime gynecologist at the University of Southern California was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 women at the student healt...
09:56, 06/27/2019

Half of H.I.V. Patients Are Women. Most Research Subjects Are Men. Trials of vaccines and treatments have not included enough female participants. Now that scientists are exploring possible cures, the need to enroll w...
11:00, 05/28/2019

Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it? COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Experts say prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of ordering but not ...
00:28, 06/07/2019

For Vitiligo Patients, New Treatments Offer Hope “We now have a much better understanding of the immunological pathways involved in vitiligo, which is providing insight on how to target and treat the...
12:14, 06/24/2019

Former UK doctor jailed for groping female patients LONDON (AP) — A former British doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for groping female patients including a 12-year-old child. Alan Tutin a...
14:56, 05/17/2019

Executive order gives hope to kidney patients The Trump administration’s recent pledge to transform kidney care is cause for hope for late-stage kidney disease patients languishing on transplant l...
05:56, 08/02/2019

MRI may predict which depression patients respond best to therapy Currently, only 45 percent of people with depression respond positively to cognitive-behavioral therapy, but conducting fMRIs on patients could help i...
19:28, 08/01/2019

German Nurse Convicted of Murdering 85 Patients (BERLIN) — A former nurse who liked putting patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them was co...
15:42, 06/06/2019

Dax Cowart, Who Suffered for Patients’ Rights, Dies at 71 Doctors forced Mr. Cowart to undergo treatment after he was severely burned in an explosion. He spent the rest of his life arguing for patient autonom...
02:42, 05/16/2019

GSK drug shown to help blood cancer patients GlaxoSmithKline said its experimental multiple myeloma treatment showed a meaningful response in patients that have run out of three previous treatmen...
10:28, 08/23/2019

Canada's BC will be first province to switch patients to biosimilars The Canadian province of British Columbia said on Monday that its public drug plan will switch as many as 20,400 patients from three branded biologic ...
00:42, 05/28/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be co...
01:00, 05/15/2019

OB-GYN accused of fathering children with patients says one is now his wife An OBGYN from Mississippi accused of sexual misconduct and sleeping with his patients, two of whom he impregnated, says he did nothing wrong — a...
05:28, 07/12/2019

| 300 000 flee violence in northeast DR Congo: UN More than 300 000 people have fled violence and inter-ethnic attacks in northeastern areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the past two weeks, ...
18:42, 06/18/2019

At least 36 killed in Congo mine collapse At least 36 illegal miners were killed Thursday after part of a copper mine collapsed in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a local official told CNN. ...
15:14, 07/01/2019

Maine’s New Abortion Law Will Allow Non-Doctors to Perform Procedure The law, which will go into effect in September, will allow nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other medical professionals to administer ab...
06:14, 06/11/2019

How doctors got it wrong: 3 'conditions' they no longer recognize Historically, doctors have got things wrong and, occasionally, very much so. In this Spotlight feature, we look at three no longer recognized 'conditi...
20:14, 07/12/2019

Most older adults don't ask doctors about dementia, survey says Older adults may not be as worried about losing their memory as they should be, prompting concern from doctors that they won't seek help, a new study ...
20:00, 05/15/2019

U.S. pet doctors steel themselves for online pharmacy challenge A David and Goliath battle is brewing in the business of selling prescription medicines for pets, pitching veterinarians against online giants moving ...
14:56, 06/12/2019

Wife thanks doctors as trooper goes home after shooting A Montana Highway Patrol trooper who suffered a traumatic brain injury after being shot three times was released Wednesday from a Utah hospital after ...
23:28, 05/22/2019

Suicide an occupational hazard for physicians: doctors A family doctor in Ontario is trying to raise awareness of suicide among physicians after her own experience of depression brought on by burnout while...
17:56, 05/06/2019

Google’s new AI is better at detecting lung cancer than doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own cre...
18:28, 05/22/2019

Stanford’s new AI can help doctors spot brain aneurysms Stanford researchers have developed a new AI tool that can help detect aneurysms, a condition that causes blood vessels in the brain to bulge, potenti...
13:00, 06/10/2019

Are You Dying? Ask Two Doctors Your Health Questions at 1 PM EST [Update: Over] It’s that time again: Our favorite doctors are back to talk you through whatever health problem ails you, no matter how small or bizarre you think it ...
21:14, 05/16/2019

| 9 killed as Sudan forces try to disperse sit-in - doctors Nine protesters were shot dead as Sudan's ruling military tried to break up a sit-in protest outside army headquarters in Khartoum, a doctors' committ...
19:28, 06/03/2019

For some trauma doctors, clash with NRA proves therapeutic A recent clash with the National Rifle Association (NRA) has shown some doctors who treat gunshot victims a way to heal their own trauma: through acti...
13:00, 05/15/2019

Doctors' Strike: 40,000 Boycott Work In Maharashtra More than 40,000 doctors in Maharashtra are boycotting work today as part of a strike call given by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) in support of...
09:00, 06/17/2019

Tired of hiding: five doctors who provide abortions come out They’re fearless, defiant, and increasingly angry at the mounting threats in the US to reproductive rights. Here, they reveal why the reasons why they...
09:14, 08/06/2019

Their Mothers Chose Donor Sperm. The Doctors Used Their Own. Scores of children born through artificial insemination have learned from DNA tests that their biological fathers were the doctors who performed the p...
20:42, 08/21/2019

More than 10 wounded by gunfire in Sudan's capital: doctors More than 10 people were wounded by gunfire near a protest sit-in in the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday, and some were in serious condition, loca...
01:00, 05/14/2019

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. ...
18:56, 06/04/2019

10 Medical Myths We Should Stop Believing. Doctors, Too Researchers identified nearly 400 common medical practices and theories that were contradicted by rigorous studies. Here are some of the most notable....
16:42, 07/01/2019

During a.m. appointments, doctors more likely to advise cancer screening (Reuters Health) - Patients who see their doctors in the morning are a lot more likely to be referred for screenings for breast and colon cancer than ...
00:56, 05/11/2019

In Sudan crackdown, bullets fly as doctors struggle During the chaos of a deadly raid on Sudanese protesters at a pro-democracy sit-in Khartoum on Monday, a man grimaced in pain as doctors sewed his ear...
16:56, 06/05/2019

Doctors say new immigration rules will mean sicker migrants CHICAGO — Diabetics skipping regular checkups. Young asthmatics not getting preventive care. A surge in expensive emergency room visits. Doctors and p...
22:28, 08/19/2019

Drugs found in deadly hit-and-run TUCSON – As police continue to investigate a deadly hit-and-run that occurred Monday night, court records reveal new details about the suspect. Detect...
00:56, 06/15/2019

Hospitals treat patients without admitting them, to avoid penalties (Reuters Health) - Hospitals appear to be treating Medicare patients in emergency departments (EDs) and observation areas to avoid readmissions and th...
23:56, 08/22/2019

Blood test may reduce antibiotic use for COPD patients The number of COPD patients who received antibiotics prescriptions fell by 20 percent after taking the finger-prick blood test to measure their C-reac...
16:14, 07/11/2019

Psychological intervention helps patients prevent gum disease Researchers observed a reduction in dental plaque and bleeding, as well as an increase in dental cleanings among adults with moderate periodontal dise...
18:14, 04/28/2019

UCLA says gynecologist accused of sexually abusing patients LOS ANGELES (AP) — The University of California, Los Angeles says a former gynecologist at the student health clinic has been charged with sexually ab...
00:56, 06/11/2019

German nurse convicted of murdering 85 patients; gets life A former nurse who liked to put patients into cardiac arrest because he enjoyed the feeling of being able to resuscitate them was convicted in Germany...
12:28, 06/06/2019

Nordic walking may benefit breast cancer patients (Reuters Health) - Nordic walking, an aerobic activity performed with walking poles similar to ski poles, may benefit patients with breast cancer, acc...
04:42, 08/17/2019

3D-printed replica heads are being used to help treat cancer patients Radiotherapists are using 3D printed replica heads of their patients to practice performing cancer treatments and work out any kinks before doing the ...
11:28, 06/09/2019

Trump abortion ‘gag rule’ leaves poor patients ‘with nowhere to go’ in US Impact will vary greatly from state to state after Planned Parenthood withdraws from federal funding program over abortion referral bans Last year alo...
10:42, 08/22/2019

Meet the AI Robots Helping Take Care of Elderly Patients Robots powered by artificial intelligence have been popping up in hotels, airports and shopping malls. Now, they’re showing up at assisted livin...
20:56, 08/23/2019

Patients' drug costs surge for some neurologic conditions (Reuters Health) - Many patients with neurologic disorders like multiple sclerosis, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease have seen steep increases in thei...
00:42, 05/02/2019

Former Veterans Affairs doctor charged in death of three patients Federal prosecutors on Tuesday charged a former Veterans Affairs pathologist for the deaths of three veterans and for attempting to cover up substance...
04:14, 08/21/2019

What Planned Parenthood's Funding Change Means for Patients Recently the Trump administration changed the rules for Title X funds, and this week Planned Parenthood decided to stop accepting the money. As a resu...
04:42, 08/21/2019

German Nurse Who Murdered 87 Patients Given Life Sentence BERLIN (AP) — Niels Hoegel liked to bring about cardiac arrests in his patients by injecting them with overdoses of heart medication and other drugs b...
14:00, 06/06/2019

German nurse given second life sentence for murder of 85 patients Niels Högel, who used drugs to cause cardiac arrests, confirmed as country’s worst postwar serial killerA nurse has been handed a second life sentence...
13:14, 06/06/2019

How a celebrity shrink allegedly conned himself into patients’ wills One Manhattan psychiatrist, who reportedly has treated Courtney Love and Gwyneth Paltrow at his Murray Hill office, is all about helping — himself, th...
23:56, 06/08/2019

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar’s plan would help Alzheimer’s patients WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer’...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Listening to music may ease cancer patients' pain (Reuters Health) - Listening to music at home may reduce cancer patients' pain and fatigue and ease symptoms like loss of appetite and difficulty conc...
19:56, 06/14/2019

Fewer psychiatrists take Medicaid patients even as the program has expanded (Reuters Health) - Fewer and fewer psychiatrists are accepting Medicaid even as increasing numbers of patients have gained mental health coverage thro...
23:14, 06/07/2019

Doctor accused of poisoning patients so he could show off by saving them Prosecutors allege that French anaesthesiologist Frederic Pechier may have tampered with his colleague's anesthesia to create emergencies in which he ...
21:56, 05/15/2019

Nursing facilities often discharge patients when co-pays kick in (Reuters Health) - Skilled nursing facilities in the U.S. often discharge Medicare patients before daily co-payments kick in, according to a new U.S. ...
03:42, 05/29/2019

Former USC gynecologist George Tyndall charged in sex assaults of 16 patients A former University of Southern California gynecologist was arrested Thursday and charged with sexually assaulting 16 young women between the ages of ...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Patients of rude surgeons have more problems after surgery, study says Having surgery — even minor surgery — can be an incredibly stressful experience for any patient. Placing trust in a surgeon is often frigh...
09:14, 06/21/2019

J&J Directed To Pay Rs 25 Lakh To Patients For Alleged Faulty Hip Implant The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed Johnson and Johnson to make interim payment of Rs 25 lakh each to 67 patients who have undergone revision su...
16:56, 05/30/2019

Oregon removes assisted suicide wait for certain patients The law allows those with 15 days left to live to bypass a 15-day waiting period required under the Death with Dignity Act, something proponents say w...
23:00, 07/25/2019

‘Michael Jackson drug’ still prompts curiosity from patients It remains the most widely used anesthetic in U.S. hospitals, but many patients still remember propofol as the drug that killed Michael Jackson. Most ...
16:56, 06/22/2019

Nonwhite patients get less pain relief in U.S. emergency rooms Black and Hispanic patients in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive medication to ease acute pain than their white counterparts, a study su...
22:14, 07/02/2019

How Alzheimer’s patients cope with emotional turmoil after diagnosis In 2013, “Deadwood” showrunner David Milch was in New York City, toiling on a TV pilot, when he suddenly couldn’t remember where he parked his car. It...
01:56, 05/30/2019

‘Chasing the Cure’ lets patients crowdsource a diagnosis Oversharing health woes on social media may finally do us some good. A new show, “Chasing the Cure,” features patients broadcasting their medical myst...
07:14, 08/06/2019

Patients with food allergies may need mental health support (Reuters Health) - Many patients with life-threatening food allergies may feel anxious or overwhelmed at times, but it's rare for mental health profes...
01:14, 05/30/2019

Home-based heart rehab may help patients who can't get to clinics (Reuters Health) - Some heart attack survivors may benefit from supervised home-based cardiac rehabilitation programs when hospital-based rehab isn't ...
01:14, 05/14/2019

Biological marker may indicate PTSD patients at risk for suicide People with both PTSD and suicidal thoughts have high levels of metabotropic glutamatergic receptor 5 compared to those without those thoughts, which ...
17:14, 05/14/2019

PhRMA: Drug advertising rules would confuse patients Pharmaceutical ads mandate also would ignore First Amendment and give short shrift to FDA, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of Ameri...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Riskiest time for surgery patients is not in the operating room (Reuters Health) - The deadliest time for many surgery patients isn't when they're on the operating table, it's while they're recovering in the hospit...
07:00, 07/30/2019

Japan court orders compensation for kin of leprosy patients TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court has ordered the government to pay 370 million yen ($3.4 million) in damages to the relatives of former leprosy patients ...
12:42, 06/28/2019

Boxing club helps patients fight parkinson’s (WAVE) A boxing club in Kentucky is helping Parkinson’s disease patients fight for the quality of their lives. “Parkinson’s wants to...
23:56, 06/20/2019

Epilepsy patients may live longer with specialist care People with epilepsy who receive care from specialists may be less likely to die prematurely than their counterparts who don't, a Canadian study sugge...
19:14, 08/06/2019

Nurse allegedly took nude photos of elderly patients A Pennsylvania nurse took “explicit and private” photographs of at least 17 elderly nursing home patients — and sent the images to ...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Quest Diagnostics says nearly 12 million patients may have had data breached About 11.9 million Quest Diagnostics patients may have had their financial, medical and other personal information exposed in a data breach, the compa...
21:28, 06/03/2019

Squishy Rubik's Cube could help patients monitor their health The squishy Rubik's Cube-like object created by a team of chemists from the US and China is more than just a puzzle toy you can play with. They u...
11:14, 08/13/2019

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit 11.9 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly ...
18:28, 06/03/2019

Robocalls put hospital patients’ lives in danger: report Imagine this: During a major public health crisis, such as an outbreak – when doctors, administrators and health care field workers need to be in cont...
22:42, 06/18/2019

PhRMA: Patents yield real benefits for patients Not only would weaker patent protections limit investment, they'd also cut competition, says the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of Ame...
03:00, 07/19/2019

Aspirin may raise death among some breast cancer patients Using aspirin may raise risk of death in some women with breast cancer, a study says. Researchers say the drug may interact during methylation, a chem...
23:14, 08/12/2019

Japan court orders gov't to pay families of leprosy patients A Japanese court ordered the government to pay $3.4 million to more than 500 descendants of leprosy patients who were segregated and quarantined in sa...
15:42, 06/28/2019

Quest Diagnostics says data breach could have hit nearly 12 million patients Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Monday it was notified by a billing collections vendor that an unauthorized user gained access to information on nearly ...
10:42, 06/04/2019

4 Your Health: Increase of colorectal cancer in younger patients News 4 Tucson’s Angelique Lizarde has the latest health findings. Watch the video below to learn more....
03:56, 07/23/2019

Surgeons restore hand and arm function in paralysed patients A number of patients who were diagnosed with complete paralysis have been given new hope, after pioneering nerve surgery restored movement in their el...
06:14, 07/05/2019

License revoked for doctor who admitted abusing patients CLINTON, Mo. (AP) — A St. Louis County doctor who admitted sexually abusing women at pain clinics has lost has license to practice medicine in Missour...
18:14, 05/06/2019

| South African kidnapped in DR Congo - army A South African and a Zimbabwean working for Canadian gold mining firm Banro have been kidnapped in DR Congo's restive east, an army spokesperson says...
02:14, 07/31/2019

About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violence KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The governor of Congo’s northeast Ituri province says two weeks of intercommunal violence have killed more than 160 peopl...
14:28, 06/18/2019

| DR Congo authorities ban Kinshasa rallies over tensions DR Congo authorities have banned political rallies this week in the capital Kinshasa because of tensions between supporters of President Felix Tshisek...
19:42, 07/22/2019

| 16 militia killed in northeast DR Congo: army Sixteen militiamen have been killed in northeastern DR Congo, the military said on Tuesday, an area where ethnic violence has left at least 160 dead a...
09:00, 06/26/2019

At least 36 killed in collapse at Glencore mine in Congo At least 36 illegal miners were killed on Thursday when a copper mine owned by Glencore collapsed in a southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
17:14, 06/27/2019

DR Congo stay in Cup of Nations contention after comprehensive win "Cedric Bakambu scored twice for the Democratic Republic of Congo in a comprehensive 4-0 win over Zimbabwe on Sunday that offers them the strong possi...
01:14, 07/01/2019

More than 300,000 flee Congo violence in two weeks: UNHCR More than 300,000 people have fled inter-ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo since early June, the United Nations refugee age...
11:56, 06/18/2019

UN experts: More armed groups in Congo willing to surrender U.N. experts say a growing number of armed groups in Congo appear willing to surrender under the right conditions following January's inauguration of ...
02:56, 06/14/2019

Rwanda says its border with Congo remains open Rwanda's health minister said the border with Democratic Republic of the Congo remained open on Thursday, appearing to contradict an earlier statement...
18:14, 08/01/2019

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer - minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit co...
22:28, 05/22/2019

Congo wants more use of Merck vaccine rather than J&J newcomer: minister Democratic Republic of Congo called on Wednesday for Merck's experimental Ebola vaccine to be fully licensed to facilitate its use in the Ebola-hit co...
21:42, 05/22/2019

RPT-At least 36 killed in collapse at Glencore mine in Congo At least 36 illegal miners were killed on Thursday when a copper mine owned by Glencore collapsed in a southeast Congo, the provincial governor said....
18:42, 06/27/2019

Doctors couldn't diagnose my mental health problems. But then they saw my art I was sectioned until painting changed my life. Now I want to help other people heal through embracing their artistic sideI spent nearly 20 years of m...
18:28, 07/11/2019

All-India Doctors' Strike Tomorrow: Your 10-Point Guide Parts of the country are bracing for a strike by doctors tomorrow - to be held in solidarity with the doctors in Bengal, who after six days of protest...
19:28, 06/16/2019

More parents are spacing out vaccines, a practice doctors say is risky Amid a growing measles outbreak, more parents are choosing to alter the recommended vaccine schedule for their children in hopes of not overwhelming t...
10:42, 06/08/2019

David Ortiz reportedly told doctors: ‘Please don’t let me die, I am a good man’ The David Ortiz shooting was reportedly caught on surveillance video — with the suspected gunman hopping off a motorcycle and pumping a single b...
10:42, 06/10/2019

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors in...
07:28, 06/21/2019

Doctors ending life support for quadriplegic French man Doctors have decided to end life support for a quadriplegic French man whose case has torn apart his family and has been taken to the United Nations....
20:28, 07/02/2019

Should doctors face jail when treatment goes wrong? - podcast The death of a patient at a private London hospital after a delay in his treatment led to the imprisonment of David Sellu. After 15 months behind bars...
05:28, 07/03/2019

Doctors' Strike Conspiracy Of The Left, BJP, Says Mamata Banerjee West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah of encouraging his party workers to create co...
00:56, 06/14/2019

Striking Doctors Set 6 Demands, Want Mamata Banerjee To Apologise Doctors in Kolkata, who have been on strike for the last four days over the assault of their colleague, today set six conditions to withdraw their pro...
15:42, 06/14/2019

Sudanese doctors say dozens of people raped during sit-in attack Hospitals in Khartoum record more than 70 cases of rape in aftermath of attack on protestDoctors believe paramilitaries carried out more than 70 rapes...
11:42, 06/11/2019

On Day 4 On Doctors' Protest, Mamata Banerjee Again Attacks "Outsiders" West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday stood firm on her charge that "outsiders" were to blame for the doctors' protest that affected me...
15:42, 06/14/2019

There's No Good Reason To Believe What The Golden State Warriors' Doctors Say Before he took to the court last Monday night, every piece of publicly available information suggested that Kevin Durant wasn’t ready to start a profe...
02:14, 06/19/2019

Doctors to end care for French patient in landmark right-to-die case Doctors treating French quadriplegic Vincent Lambert, who has been in a deep vegetative state for more than a decade, plan to stop feeding him this we...
15:56, 05/20/2019

U.S. doctors use medical records to fight measles outbreak U.S. doctors are tapping into their electronic medical records to identify unvaccinated patients and potentially infected individuals to help contain ...
15:00, 05/05/2019

The Checkup: Doctors, Is It O.K. if We Talk About Why Finger-Wagging Isn’t Working? Nobody likes to be lectured. An alternative approach, motivational interviewing, emphasizes respect for the patient’s autonomy, and works better with ...
16:00, 05/06/2019

State doctors’ group wants ban on religious exemptions for vaccines ALBANY— The state’s top doctors’ group Monday backed legislation aimed at cracking down on the measles outbreak by banning religious exemptions for va...
23:14, 05/06/2019

Listen to What Doctors, in a Time of ‘Crisis,’ Said Behind Closed Doors Secret audio recordings provide an unfiltered look inside a children’s hospital where physicians warned that more patients seemed to fare poorly after...
08:42, 05/30/2019

Women doctors skip conferences because of family responsibilities (Reuters Health) - Female cancer experts are more likely than their male colleagues to skip scientific meetings that could offer networking opportunit...
22:00, 07/18/2019

U.S. government website for comparing doctors lacks data on most MDs (Reuters Health) - Physician Compare, a U.S. website created to help patients find high-quality doctors, is missing so much information on individual ...
01:00, 05/07/2019

NFL concussion fund pays out $485M, but more doctors sought PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A claims administrator for the NFL concussion fund says it has paid out $485 million since its start in 2017. But some retired pla...
21:00, 05/07/2019

‘We were counting pennies’: When disability insurance won’t pay because doctors can’t tell what’s wrong Dwane UnRuh developed a debilitating neurological condition, but it would take a year and a half for doctors to reach a diagnosis — and for his insura...
12:28, 07/20/2019

Conjoined Bangladeshi Twins Who Were Separated Are Stable, Say Doctors Conjoined Bangladeshi twins who were separated last week are in a stable condition, the team of Hungarian and Bangladeshi doctors who carried out the ...
02:56, 08/11/2019

Three Congolese doctors arrested in connection with WHO official's death Three Congolese doctors have been arrested for allegedly planning an attack on a hospital that killed a senior World Health Organization (WHO) epidemi...
04:56, 08/08/2019

| Cheats! Barmy Army doctors image of Warner Australia coach Justin Langer says they won't be rattled by a hostile reception at the World Cup as the Barmy Army gave them a taste of what to expect...
08:42, 05/10/2019

Doctors warn of 'severe' symptoms when coming off antidepressants People seeking treatment for depression should be informed of potential "severe and long-lasting withdrawal symptoms" when coming off medication, say ...
14:28, 05/30/2019

14 Volunteer Doctors Dead, 21 Injured In Bolivia Bus Crash A bus carrying volunteer doctors from La Paz towards the north of Bolivia crashed leaving 14 dead and 21 injured, the La Paz local government said on ...
21:42, 08/05/2019

UK doctors separate 2-year-old twins joined at the head The highly complex surgery involved multiple operations on the twin girls, who were born in Pakistan in January 2017 with a condition known as “cranio...
05:56, 07/17/2019

Parents who raise kids as vegans should be prosecuted: doctors Good thing the Duke and Duchess of Sussex don’t live in Belgium. Prince Harry and wife Meghan have been said to be considering raising baby Archie as ...
23:42, 05/17/2019

New VA rules allow more veterans to see private doctors, urgent care Starting Thursday, more U.S. veterans will be able to start seeing private doctors -- as part of a new law born out of scandal five years ago when som...
21:28, 06/06/2019

How Willem Einthoven gave doctors a window on the heart Dutch physiologist Willem Einthoven invented the electrocardiogram (ECG), a way to record the heart’s electrical activity with electrodes on the skin...
21:56, 05/20/2019

'I can't handle this:' Doctors treating migrants on the border are walking out EL PASO, Texas — Two contracted doctors who had been serving inside overcrowded Border Patrol facilities in the El Paso, Texas, region have walked off...
07:42, 07/12/2019

| Doctors start halting support for vegetative Frenchman French doctors began switching off the life support of a quadriplegic man who has been in a vegetative state for the last decade, in a hugely controve...
23:42, 05/20/2019

The Latest: Doctors decry threat of penalties for abortions JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on Missouri’s proposed ban on abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The Misso...
03:00, 05/18/2019

Dr. Terry Dubrow Explores What Happens When Doctors Have a License to Kill Dr. Terry Dubrow is here to help with your true crime addiction. The Botched doc is hosting a new series, License to Kill, all about jaw-dropping case...
00:56, 05/22/2019

Doctors warn fashionistas to ‘stay away’ from platform sandals ’90s-era platform sandals are back — and foot doctors are horrified. Last week, Steve Madden reintroduced his iconic foam platform sandals as pa...
12:14, 05/02/2019

St. Louis Judge Says Planned Parenthood Doctors Do Not Have to Testify A St. Louis judge on Tuesday handed a win to Planned Parenthood — but larger questions over the fate of Missouri’s last remaining abortion...
17:14, 06/05/2019

The Revolutionary Force Behind Sudan’s Protest Movement? Doctors A prescription for change: When Omar Hassan al-Bashir came to power in 1989, doctors were among the first to resist. Three decades later, they are at ...
18:28, 04/28/2019

UK doctors reveal separation of twins joined at the head Two-year-old twins joined at the head have undergone successful surgery at a British hospital to separate their skulls, brains and blood vessels, doct...
12:56, 07/16/2019

Polish sextuplets surprise parents and doctors expecting five Poland's first sextuplets on record, two boys and four girls, were born in the southern city of Krakow on Monday to the surprise of parents and doctor...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Gut bacteria may help explain why drugs don't work for everyone A study with common human gut bacteria and a mouse model investigates whether our microbiome helps explain why drugs work well for some but not others...
19:42, 06/06/2019

Foreign drugs import danger The Trump administration just announced it is taking steps to introduce a "safe importation action" pilot program authorizing states, wholesalers, and...
14:28, 08/05/2019

Man arrested trying to smuggle drugs into Spain under his wig A man was arrested after being stopped by police during an attempt to smuggle half a kilo of cocaine into Spain by handing it underneath an "oversized...
13:14, 07/16/2019

The Danger Of Drugs: This Man Has Become Annoying After Doing A Drug We all grow up listening to warnings from parents and teachers about the dangers of drug use, but nothing is scarier than seeing someone you know beco...
22:42, 05/13/2019

A new way to deliver drugs with pinpoint targeting Most pharmaceuticals must either be ingested or injected into the body to do their work. Either way, it takes some time for them to reach their intend...
21:14, 08/19/2019

How Some Generic Drugs Could Do More Harm Than Good For the 16 years that Dr. Brian Westerberg, a Canadian surgeon, worked volunteer missions at the Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala, Uganda,...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Japanese Man Arrested With Wario Drugs A 27 year-old man has been arrested in Tokushima having been found with 50 MDMA/ecstacy tablets in his possession, most of them shaped like Wario....
05:28, 06/19/2019

French doctor accused of poisoning patients in order to 'save' them Frédéric Péchier denies charge of triggering heart attacks so he could bring patients back to lifeA French anaesthetist has been accused of giving pat...
20:28, 05/17/2019

Community pharmacies may improve cardiovascular health for prostate patients After three months of performing moderate and vigorous exercise recommended by pharmacies, men with prostate cancer lost an average of more than 2 pou...
19:56, 06/12/2019

Patients’ social media use can threaten the reliability of clinical trials Testing new pharmaceutical treatments is a complicated process. Very often, participants have preferences or hopes, either about what the test should ...
14:00, 06/25/2019

Lyft offers non-emergency rides to Medicaid patients in Arizona Lyft will offer rides to more people in need of them for health reasons, as it's signed up to become a Medicaid provider in Arizona. Non-emergenc...
17:00, 06/26/2019

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help ...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Smoking cessation program for cancer patients shows potential While nearly half of cancer patients keep smoking after diagnosis, the rate of patients at the Abramson Cancer Center who used special tobacco cessati...
23:42, 06/26/2019

The Failed Promise of DNA Testing: Patients Seeking Answers Get Uncertainty Genetic testing provides families and doctors a wealth of new information. But the medical world is making rapid advances in understanding what the da...
22:42, 05/17/2019

Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years A family GP who groped a series of women and girls over 20 years because he believed he had an "unchallengeable" position in the community is now faci...
16:42, 05/15/2019

Gynecologist At US College Sexually Abused Hundreds Of Patients, Arrested A former gynecologist at a top California university was arrested and charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 young women during medical examina...
08:00, 06/27/2019

French doctor charged with killing nine patients in resuscitation scam An anaesthetist in the French eastern city of Besancon is suspected of poisoning patients during surgery to trigger heart failures and then heroically...
23:42, 05/16/2019

Smartphone app helps patients in small study better manage migraines Migraine sufferers had an average of four fewer headaches a month after using RELAXaHEAD, a smartphone-based relaxation technique, at least twice a we...
20:28, 06/04/2019

Some hospitals turn away ambulances when the patients are more likely to be poor, study finds A study found private hospitals are more likely to turn away ambulances when a public hospital is on diversion.        ...
01:56, 05/14/2019

Honoring mom: Brandon Carr connects with breast cancer patients When the Ravens cornerback thinks of his mom Sunday, he'll remember the commitment she made to her family, but her memory influences him beyond Mother...
19:42, 05/12/2019

GSK builds oncology pipeline as drug shown to help myeloma patients GlaxoSmithKline said an experimental multiple myeloma treatment has shown a meaningful response in patients that have run out of three previous treatm...
16:00, 08/23/2019

Atrial fibrillation patients often overestimate risk of stroke, bleeding (Reuters Health) - Patients with the irregular heart rhythm atrial fibrillation may overestimate both their risk of having a stroke and their risk of ...
01:42, 04/30/2019

Health Firms Use Personal Data to Identify At-Risk Patients Health insurers and providers say analyzing nonmedical information can help them identify patients who are at risk of getting ill and enable preventiv...
10:00, 04/30/2019

Ex-VA doctor fired for drinking charged in deaths of misdiagnosed patients A doctor who was fired from an Arkansas veterans hospital for being drunk on the job is now charged with killing three patients he misdiagnosed. In on...
11:28, 08/21/2019

Facebook will allow patients in support groups to post questions anonymously Facebook will now offer a special designation for patient groups and allow administrators to post questions and other content on a member's behal...
20:00, 04/30/2019

‘They’re doing it on the backs of patients,’ one cancer center warns Congress about robocalls For a cancer center in Tampa, Florida, robocalls have become a life-and-death danger to doctors and patients alike -- one that demands Congress take a...
20:42, 04/30/2019

Sick hospital workers often expose patients to contagious illness Hospital workers often come to work with contagious respiratory illnesses, against the recommendations of public health regulators, a Canadian study s...
04:42, 08/17/2019

The safe house shielding patients as abortion wars rage outside The Power House gives women a place of sanctuary as they wait for their procedures at Montgomery’s only abortion clinic next doorThe group of women ga...
12:14, 08/15/2019

Exercise may extend the lives of advanced colorectal cancer patients Advanced colorectal cancer patients who performed low-intensity exercise four or more hours a week saw close to a 20 percent reduction in cancer progr...
21:28, 08/14/2019

Study: Obamacare patients have more trouble getting mental health care About 12 percent of people who signed up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act's exchange had trouble getting an appointment with a mental hea...
19:56, 05/08/2019

New drug for multiple sclerosis patients after maker drops price Hope for sufferers of rare form of disease as manufacturers of Ocrevus cave in to NHS EnglandPeople with a rare form of multiple sclerosis will finall...
08:28, 05/09/2019

California Tests Mental Health App That Tracks Everything Patients Do on Their Phones The way we interact with our devices is to an increasing extent an extension of our innermost selves. It’s no wonder startups view the data gleaned fr...
05:00, 06/18/2019

Sepsis patients with inflammation have higher death rates after discharge About one in four sepsis patients who live through their hospitalization will continue to have higher levels of inflammation. This puts them at risk f...
13:14, 08/08/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Executive order gives hope to kidney patients Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
00:56, 08/07/2019

Patients wearing fat suits 'reveal medical students' prejudices' Researchers have said that getting hospital patients to wear fat suits could reveal the prejudices of medical students against overweight and obese pe...
17:42, 08/06/2019

These Medical Devices Are Inserted Into 500,000 Patients Each Year — but Are Tough to Sterilize Duodenoscopes have sickened hundreds of patients in hospital outbreaks. Now some experts are demanding the devices be redesigned or taken off the mark...
09:14, 08/06/2019

Drug Shortage Leaves Patients Without Immune-Disorder Treatment A shortage of a versatile medicine used to treat immune disorders and other diseases has forced U.S. hospitals and infusion clinics to suspend treatme...
18:56, 08/09/2019

Comic-style brochure may help surgical patients understand their procedure A new comic-style brochure helped patients reduce stress by explaining cardiac catheterization, a procedure that inserts a stent to open a narrowed ar...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Three hospital patients dead from listeria linked to packaged sandwiches Three people have died and three are seriously ill following an outbreak of listeria infection in hospitals in England, Public Health England has said...
23:42, 06/07/2019

A nurse pushed his patients to the brink of death. He just admitted to 55 killings. Former nurse Niels Hoegel, known as "resuscitation Rambo," is accused of murdering dozens of patients — injecting them with drugs to induce cardiac ar...
23:42, 06/05/2019

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patient...
23:14, 07/16/2019

Bayer to work with Foundation Medicine on selecting cancer patients Bayer struck a collaboration deal with Roche's Foundation Medicine Inc. to develop test kits for genetic sequencing of tumor cells to identify cancer ...
15:42, 05/29/2019

Patients give more '5-star' ratings to hospitals with fewer services (Reuters Health) - Compared to smaller facilities, hospitals that provide complex care for critical illness or serious injury may find it harder to ma...
01:56, 06/11/2019