Why are so many nurses quitting the NHS?
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A second winter storm in as many weeks is causing hundreds of flight cancellations across the United States, airlines reported on Tuesday, potentially dealing a further blow to ca
Los Angeles-based model Lauren Wasser, 29, lost her right leg in 2012 and had the other one amputated last week. 'Life is about to be so different, again!' she said in a post before the surgery.
The 10-minute test, known as the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (or, MoCA), was designed for medical professionals to determine mild cognitive dysfunction.
Mothers who breast-feed may be at reduced risk of diabetes, a new study reports.
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents who experienced severe bullying by their peers earlier in childhood may be more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts than teens who weren’t
BRASILIA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the whole of Sao Paulo state, which includes Brazil's largest city, Sao Paulo, should be considered at risk for yellow fever an
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump had a normal score on a cognitive exam and is in excellent health, although he could benefit from a lower-fat diet and more exercise, the White House
(Reuters Health) - Girls who start menstruating before they’re 12 years old may have a greater risk of heart disease and stroke later in life than their peers who go through puberty later, a U.K. st
As chips become more popular and accepted in society, they will make their way into medicine as valuable tool to track key physiologic data.
Kentucky's Republican governor says he will shut down the state's expanded Medicaid program if the courts stop his plan for some people to work to keep their health benefits
Kentucky plastic surgeon Dr Theodore Gerstle allegedly came to do an operation drunk on Monday, only to be turned away by the hospital and arrested on Shady Lane for public intoxication.
There is a precedent for letting states impose work requirements on the poor for medical coverage. It bodes ill for public health.
Amoebae, single-celled organisms common in soil, water and grade-school science classrooms, may play a key role in the survival and spread of deadly plague bacteria. New research shows that plague bac
Dr. Krim raised awareness of the scourge and money to fight it while lobbying governments and enlisting a broad spectrum of powerful allies.
The laundry detergent pod challenge can lead to ingesting toxic chemicals.
Researchers have found that genetic variations in lungs help identify people at risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease from cigarette smoke, pollution.
(Reuters Health) - Mothers who nurse their babies now have another reason to continue as long as they can: longer periods of breastfeeding are associated with a lower risk of diabetes even decades lat
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it expects a shortage of intravenous saline fluids for hospitals due to damage to key manufacturing facilities in Puerto Rico to impro
Numbers of cases have been increasing since late 2017 and are linked to ongoing large outbreaks in Europe.