Medicine

Tip: The Healthiest Coffee to Drink

We know now that coffee can be a health food. But what kind of coffee? Here's the science.<p>Live Longer, Drink Coffee<p>The positive studies on coffee are …

Medical Journals

5-Year-Old Heart Transplant Patient Ari Schultz Has Died

The 5-year-old Massachusetts boy who captivated the Internet in March with his sweet reaction to news he’d be receiving a heart transplant has …

Life Sciences

The specialty where women doctors outstrip men for the first time

A photograph of a dapper group of gentlemen in double-breasted suits hangs on an office wall of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners …

Gender

The Brain Damage of a Drowned Toddler Was Reversed Through This Surprising Therapy

Back in February of this year, precocious two-year-old Eden Carlson managed to sneak past a series of gates and doors and made it into her own …

Life Sciences

This musician strummed a guitar during his own brain surgery

<b>(CNN) —</b> Guitar players can strum almost anywhere, from a beach to a park bench to an operating room -- while undergoing brain surgery.<p>That's where Abhishek Prasad peddled his musical wares during a four-hour surgery in India that aimed to correct cramping in his fingers, his surgeon said.<p>For 20 …

Evidence-Based Medicine

Sask. Lyme disease patients are falling through the cracks

Anika Kosteniuk was 13 years old when a tick bite changed her life.<p>She was on vacation in Virginia, on the acreage of her great-aunt and uncle, when …

Disease

Do you have information about USC's former med school dean? We want to hear from you

Hello, we’re the Los Angeles Times team who reported the story about the former dean of USC’s medical school, Dr. Carmen Puliafito. We’re interested in hearing from you.<p>If you have information you would like to share about Puliafito, USC’s Keck School of Medicine or the USC administration, please …

Medical School

Could hep-C-infected livers solve New York's organ-donor shortage?

Montefiore became the first New York health system to use livers with hep-C in transplants for uninfected patients who might otherwise die waiting …

Life Sciences

Hospital staff 'sick with stress' over crippling parking fines racked up every week

Dozens of doctors, nurses and support workers have been left suffering high levels of stress and sickness after a NHS trust authorised a private car park operator to pursue them through the courts over unpaid fines.<p>Several members of staff at the Cardiff trust are understood to have gone off work …

Disease

New drugs turn cancer patients’ gray hair unexpectedly youthfully dark

Cancer patients’ gray hair unexpectedly turned youthfully dark while taking novel drugs, and that has doctors scratching their heads.Chemotherapy is …

Life Sciences

Doctor Began to Understand the Role of Racism In Organ Transplants After She Donated a Kidney to Then Boyfriend

Advertisement<p>Earlier this month, professor Vanessa Grubbs, M.D. visited Seattle, Wash., on the promotional tour for her new book, “Hundreds of …

Life Sciences

Jimmy Kimmel Shares Adorable Health Update After Son's Heart Surgery

The 3-month-old is "doing great."<p>Nearly three months ago, Jimmy Kimmel broke down in tears during a powerful monologue on his late-night show about his newborn son’s recent open heart surgery.<p>His candor drew much-needed attention to the importance of providing all Americans, especially those with …

Celebrity News

How VR training prepares surgeons to save infants’ lives

Virtual reality promises to be great for gamers, but it has a lot of potential to change the world in other ways. Shauna Heller saw that potential, so she quit her job at Oculus VR and became a consultant to make non-VR applications happen. And one of her projects was create a VR simulation that …

Virtual Reality

Ten lawsuits accuse head surgeon of malpractice

The head of orthopedic surgery at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital has his chart full: Four of his patients have died since 2008 and he’s racked up 10 …

New York City

Cheaper, Better Health Care Is In Our Grasp. Why Don't We Grab It?

As 18 percent of the U.S. economy is absorbed by health care, we have little money for other health-promoting investments.

Health Care

How doctors used virtual reality to save the lives of conjoined twin sisters

He compares this exercise to looking at a one-dimensional traffic map on your smartphone and thinking about that image in three-dimensional terms in …

Life Sciences

Human liver cells seeded in mouse expands 50-fold to functional organoid | Ars Technica

Scientists work out the cellular assembly for seeding a whole new organ.<p>Being able to grow your own new organs may be in reach—with some cellular …

Evidence-Based Medicine

Holy cow! Cattle may hold clue to HIV vaccine

<i>Scientists believe that a cow's complex digestive system has enabled them to develop a sophisticated immune system. Representation pic</i><p>Cattle have a …

Evidence-Based Medicine

Baby Finn Spain was supposed to die minutes after birth after grim diagnosis but survived

THE term “miracle baby” is used so much it has become a cliche — but in the case of Finn Spain, it’s actually true.<p>Doctors told his parents Finn …

Babies

First aid teacher saved by pupils after suffering heart attack during class

A group of first aid trainees thought their instructor was role-playing during a class on how to perform life-saving CPR as he had a heart attack …

UK News

HAZMAT situation sends 3 N.J. troopers to the hospital

HAINESPORT -- Three state troopers were taken to the hospital Saturday for precautionary reasons after being exposed to an unknown …

Disease

GOP divided over care for transgender troops

Republicans are battling behind the scenes over an amendment that would ban the Pentagon from funding the gender reassignment surgeries and other …

U.S. Congress

Major delays as M8 brought to standstill after emergency services rush to accident involving burning car

Cops confirm they are responding to an incident near junction two near Livingston.<p>Emergency services have rushed to the scene of the a vehicle …

Emergency Medicine

Should Investors Brace for Bad News From Novavax's Looming Clinical Update? -- The Motley Fool

Novavax announces a major clinical update on July 24. Expect the best but prepare for the worst?<p>One press release last week caused shares of …

Stocks

Medical board established for Zafar Hijazi’s checkup

Four-member medical board at PIMS hospital has been established for medical checkup and treatment of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan …

Okla. board suspends doctor whose patients died of overdoses | Miami Herald

The Oklahoma medical board has suspended a Muskogee doctor after complaints that a number of his patients died from overdoses.<p>A complaint filed with …

Life Sciences

Ari Schultz, 5-Year-Old Red Sox Fan, Dies Months After Heart Transplant

The world lost a special kid.Ari Schultz, the 5-year-old Massachusetts boy who took the internet by storm this year as his parents documented his …

Baseball

When her heart and lungs failed, inner courage kept this woman alive

Life after seven was a miracle for Tina Beckbessinger. Born with Congenital Heart Disease and Pulmonary Hypertension, doctors advised her parents to …

News (South Africa)

Dad cheats death after suffering six heart attacks in ONE DAY - but cause remains a mystery

A dad-of-two has told of his miraculous survival after he suffered six heart attacks in a day at just 32-years-old.<p>Tony Smith said he was 'dead' for …

Family Medicine

Oklahoma medical board suspends physician over overdoses | Miami Herald

An Oklahoma physician has been banned from prescribing opioids and suspended from practicing medicine after several patients died of overdoses.<p>The …

Pain