The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval rate for novel drugs reached a 19-year high with 45 new drugs hitting the market.
Practicing "defensive medicine" by ordering more tests can lower a doctor's risk of being sued for malpractice, a new study reported.
The ongoing trend of hospitals merging with medical groups and physicians practices in an effort to improve the coordination of patient care is failing and instead increasing the cost of patient care, according to a new study.
The majority of Americans reported worrying about medical costs, a new survey released by Bankrate.com found.
According to a new report, the costs of blood tests in different Californian hospitals varied greatly.
A new report conducted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness found that the unemployment rate for adults with severe mental illnesses is more than 80 percent.
A new study found that the U.S Hispanic/Latino population faces a greater risk of developing cardiovascular diseases because of obesity.
A new study found that 88 percent of doctors would not choose aggressive treatments if they were terminally ill.
A new study found that 31 percent of hospitalized patients in California have diabetes.
Obesity is associated with longer hospital stays and higher costs in total knee replacement patients, according to a new study. The condition is independent of whether or not the patient has an obesity-related disease or condition.
A new study found that 14 percent of kidney stone patients suffer from complications.
UK watchdog, NICE will turn down Roche's breast cancer drug if costs do not fall.
According to a new study, medical homes still need to be refined in order to reduce medical costs for patients.
A new CDC report found that from 1999 to 2012, West Nile virus cost the U.S. $778 million.
Researchers reported that the average annual costs of caring for an autistic child was $17,000.
Until recently, patients suffering from common ophthalmic ailments such as retinal disorders, glaucoma, and dry eye have largely been prescribed anti-inflammatory, anti-infective, anti-glaucoma, and anti-allergy agents, in addition to off-label steroidal medications, and warm compresses.