U.S. Department of Health

Petition filed to declare Sharif, Maryam residences sub-jails

lahore, July 23 (IANS) A petition seeking to declare the residences of deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law …

Maryam Nawaz

A move to undermine women’s reproductive health

The Department of Health and Human Services has proposed a binding rule that would stop health providers in clinics that receive federal public …

Health Care

Brexit Bulletin: No Deal by Accident

<i>Today in Brexit: The risk of no-deal is growing.</i><p>The threat of a no-deal Brexit is back, and politicians are using it for their own purposes.<p>Dominic …

Great Britain

Judge Claims ISI Influenced Nawaz Sharif Case, Army Demands Action

The Pakistan Army on Sunday, 22 July, asked the country’s Supreme Court to take action, a day after a high court judge accused the country's powerful …

Pakistan

Matt Hancock to promise £487m for NHS tech

Health secretary Matt Hancock will promise to make £487m available for NHS technology projects and to replace paper-based systems.<p>In his first speech …

Radiation Therapy

A Fear of Lawsuits Really Does Seem to Result in Extra Medical Tests

Back in 2010, Tom Price, then a congressman, said he knew the chief reason health care cost so much: “Defensive medicine” was costing the United States $650 billion per year — about 26 percent of every dollar spent.<p>The widely dismissed estimate from Dr. Price, an orthopedic surgeon who went on to …

Health Care

NHS to get £500 million for "digital transformation"

The UK's new health secretary Matt Hancock wants to put tech first in healthcare<p>The NHS is about to get a boost to its woefully underserved tech …

Business

Hong Kong’s business-bureaucracy inter-ooze

Readers of the <i>Standard</i> opening page 8 this morning experience a sudden bout of air-motion discomfort as a ghoulish apparition peers up at them. The …

Hong Kong

Finally, we are seeing some decisive action for our NHS

With our government deeply occupied with Brexit negotiations, you’d think that there couldn’t be a worse time for the NHS to have a leadership change.<p>…

Brexit

11 Black Politicians Running For Office This November To Keep On Your Radar

As we near the midterm elections and 45's administration continues to spiral out of control, it's time for us to get familiar with the candidates. I …

United States

If Matt Hancock was negotiating Brexit it could have all been done by now

At last we now have a health secretary who is going to save the NHS. Matt Hancock is proposing to give every patient a barcode. So, no more patents …

Great Britain

Scaffolding collapses in Chennai; 1 killed, 32 injured

One person was killed and 32 others injured when an overloaded scaffolding of an under-construction building collapsed here, police said on …

U.S. Secretary of Health

Teenage boys will be vaccinated against HPV which causes the deaths of hundreds of men every year

Now teenage boys will be vaccinated against HPV which causes the deaths of hundreds of men every year<p><b>Teenage boys will be vaccinated against a</b> …

Public Health

Labour blasts creeping privatisation of NHS as income from private operations rises to £614million

Income from private patients using the NHS is up 28 per cent in five years.<p>Now Health Secretary Matt Hancock is being told to stop the creeping …

UK Politics

Chennai: One dead, 32 injured as scaffold, girders of under-construction hospital collapse

One of the rescued workers said that 50 of them were at the site during the accident.<p>One person died and 32 were injuredwhen the scaffold and iron …

U.S. Secretary of Health

Chennai: 1 Dead, 32 Injured As Building Collapses; 2 Arrested

(3) NEW UPDATES<p>8:00 AM, 22 Jul<p>TN CM Condoles Death, Two Arrested<p>Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapadi Palanisami condoled the death of 19-year-old Babloo …

Tamil Nadu

Five hour rescue from Weano Gorge

A MAN who fell about 5m down a cliff in a gorge in Karijini National Park on Saturday was stretchered out in a delicate rescue that took more than …

Tom Price

Rachael Bletchly: Will a hi-tech NHS work better than the one we have?

“Hey, Alexa. I’ve got chest pain and I’m burping lots. Should I go to A&E?”<p>You’re lying on the sofa after dinner, scared that niggle is a heart …

UK Politics

The NHS And Amazon Are Working On A Diagnosis Skill For Alexa

Would you trust Alexa with a diagnosis?<p>Health Secretary Matt Hancock has today announced that the NHS is currently working with Amazon on an Alexa …

U.S. Secretary of Health

A&E four-hour target in doubt as new health secretary Matt Hancock promises to listen to NHS leaders

The symbolic four-hour NHS treatment target for A&E patients may be abandoned or changed, the new Health Secretary has suggested.<p>Matt Hancock yesterday refused to rule out altering the commitment, as well as those for cancer and routine operations, hinting instead that health experts should …

U.S. Secretary of Health

Rescue underway for man in Karijini’s Weano Gorge

SES crews were called to rescue a man who reportedly fell in Karijini National Park.

National Parks

Technology like Babylon's GP at Hand should be available to all, says health secretary

Speaking at West Suffolk hospital today, Mr Hancock announced plans for a 'tech transformation' across the NHS. He said the government will invest …

Physiology

Tech an early priority for health secretary

Hugh Pym @BBCHughPym on Twitter<p><b>More GP consultations via Skype and barcode tracking of patients and their treatments in hospitals - these are two of the uses of technology the new health and social care secretary was enthusing about in his first speech since taking on the job.</b><p>Matt Hancock sees the …

U.S. Secretary of Health

The IVF dilemma. High emotions over social rationing

IT is an irony that the parents of Louise Brown, the world’s first ‘test tube baby’, would today be ineligible for IVF treatment because of the NHS …

IVF

WATCH | Train stuck in Rayagada as tracks submerge due to heavy rains in Odisha

The Bhubaneswar-Jagdalpur Hirakhand Express got stuck on Saturday after rail tracks were submerged near a station in Odisha's Rayagada district, …

Weather

Transgender equality battle front line moves to Ohio

Transgender rights are under the spotlight in the United States<p>By Hugo Greenhalgh<p>LONDON, July 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The front line in the …

LGBTQI

DOH: 153 leptospirosis deaths from January to June

At least 153 have died nationwide due to leptospirosis from January to June this year, Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Francisco Duque III …

U.S. Secretary of Health

'We're the opposition': Rees-Mogg and his European Research Group

As Theresa May and her weary MPs limp towards the summer recess this week, battered by late-night dramas and torn loyalties, only one faction in the bitterly divided Conservative party appears emboldened and ready for the next fight: Jacob Rees-Mogg’s European Research Group (ERG).<p>Funded partly by …

Great Britain

Want Reliable Medical Information? The Trump Administration Doesn’t

The National Guideline Clearinghouse is a federal database intended to help doctors answer almost any medical question you can think of: Can this emergency room patient tolerate a procedure that normally requires an empty stomach? Does that patient need a stent? Which antibiotic should this patient …

Health Care

CDC: HIV testing outreach needed for black gay men in South

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in a study released Thursday raised an alarm about black men in the South and HIV. They’re not …

Public Health