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More doctors fail to land residency positions after school

Doctors wanting to practice medicine in the U.S. cannot start treating patients on their own immediately after medical school. They typically must go through a residency program that provides additional training under the supervision of experienced physicians.<p>Most doctors who apply to participate …

Health Care

AstraZeneca Explores Potential Deal With Acerta for Cancer Drug

AstraZeneca Plc said it’s exploring a deal with Acerta Pharma BV that would give the U.K. drugmaker a potential blockbuster medicine for blood …

Biotechnology

The future of medicine is testing our body fluids at home

From earwax to faeces, your secretions have secrets.<p>Blood, sweat, tears: what do they say about you? Scientists and doctors have long turned to body fluids for clues about our health, but now they’re finding that they can reveal more about the hidden workings of our bodies than once realised – and …

Medical Technology

What alcohol does to your body after the age of 40

If you’re over 40 and live in Britain, the chances are you like a drink. A YouGov survey found 'Empty Nester’ mothers were at the forefront of the middle-aged drinking epidemic in Britain, with 28 per cent of women over 45 admitting they drank as much or more than their grown-up children. It’s also …

Alcohol

10 Things You Should Do If You Are Diagnosed With Cancer

I seem to be getting more and more calls from people just diagnosed with cancer who simply don't know where to start and what to do. These people come from all walks of life and many are smart, highly successful individuals. But facing a cancer diagnosis is not like anything they have faced before. …

Surviving a leading cause of death may depend on your zip code, and it has doctors and young Wall Streeters worked up

Your chances of surviving cardiac arrest — which can strike in healthy people, and kills more Americans each year than Alzheimer's, breast cancer, cervical cancer, colorectal cancer, diabetes, HIV, car crashes, prostate cancer, and suicides <i>combined</i>— vary immensely based on your zip code.<p>Unlike …

Medicine