Every year, around 25,000 people in the UK have a pacemaker fitted. Sometimes the wires can become dislodged, requiring further surgery, but a new device could avoid this problem.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The number of confirmed cases of yellow fever outbreak in Brazil has tripled in recent weeks, with 20 deaths since July, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Of the 30 U.S. children who have died from the flu so far this season, some 85 percent had not been vaccinated, said Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Brenda
A Utah State University student was taken to a local hospital Saturday after swallowing a Tide Pod. School officials insist the incident was not part of the social media craze 'Tide Pod Challenge.'
Rob Leibowitz, 60, from New Jersey, suffered from chronic kidney disease and wore a t-shirt that said 'In Need of Kidney' to find his donor. He underwent a successful transplant surgery last week.
Anthony Dones, of Long Island, New York, who was born with malignant infantile osteoporosis, a rare genetic disorder, met the donor who saved his life 15 years ago.
A report says that around 6,000 people a year need NHS care after bungled private operations, costing the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds.
Dr Rana Awdish is an intensive care doctor in Detroit. When she was seven months pregnant, she lost her baby and became a patient on her own word. She details her extraordinary experience.
Three researchers at Brock University in Canada break down their latest study, which exposes the inefficient method of making all patients wait 45 minutes for an appointment.
Rite Aid said its one-third of the way through the process of transferring 1,932 of its stores to Walgreens Boots Alliance.
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Japanese capital of Tokyo on Tuesday dug out from more than 20 cm of snow that had snarled traffic, trapping cars on bridges and in tunnels, although transport delays remained ar
British company infirst Healthcare have come up with a solution that could allow people in chronic pain to consume ibuprofen and get the same relief with half the dose and no risk of gastric bleedin
Dr Martin Scurr answers a question from a man who recently realised he had a gallstone. The man says the gallstone isn't causing him any issues but wants to know if he should do anything about it.
(Reuters Health) - People who consume lots of foods linked to chronic inflammation, such as red meat and refined grains, may be more likely to develop colorectal cancer than individuals who tend to av
Over the 23-year period of a new study, the rate of eye injuries caused by nonpowder guns increased by 168.8 percent. Experts advise eye protection.
A new method to create synthetic neurons allows researchers to investigate how the human brain makes metabolic building blocks essential for the survival of all living organisms. A new study describes
DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - The global economy and geopolitical tensions are taking a back seat to a more immediate problem at this year's Davos summit of political and business leaders: heavy snow
Celgene has gone “all-in” on CAR-T cancer therapies, forking out $9 billion to acquire Juno Therapeutics amid much fanfare. Critics worry this wager may fail to help the biotech giant fill the gap
(Reuters Health) - After steadily climbing for two decades, the proportion of U.S. children with autism may be leveling off, a recent study suggests.
PARIS (Reuters) - France will revise its carbon emissions target by the end of this year to align it with its pledges in the Paris climate agreement after failing to meet the goal to cut greenhouse ga