Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has denied that patients were put at risk after the NHS misplaced more than 700,000 pieces of medical correspondence, including cancer test results. Patients could have been harmed by a delay in diagnosis or taken drugs they should not have done.
The appalling statement is that in spite of all the advances in modern medicine - medical mistakes are still common even with good physicians and such negligence could deal a fatal blow in the end.
Blood-testing unicorn company Theranos is currently in hot water as US health inspectors discovered a number of undisclosed deficiencies in its Newark-based blood-testing facility.
Living on the higher floors of a high-rise building can lower chances of survival from cardiac arrest, a new study reported.
France has passed a law that will require models to provide a medical certificate in order to work.
UK medical schools are not attracting enough would-be GPs, according to a senior academic expert.
A team of researchers reported that the HIV epidemic could have started in Kinshasa in the early 1920s.
According to a new study, providing a single family room NICU for preterm infants can boost medical care.
400 pot-infused products were given away for free at the Denver Cannabis Giveaway.
A new law passed in Berkeley, California will require marijuana dispensaries to set aside two percent of their marijuana for poor residents who need it but cannot afford it.
The World Health Organization reported that the Ebola outbreak has taken a "heavy toll" on health workers stationed at the four affected nations.
According to a new study, people with diabetes who lived in poorer neighborhoods were more likely to lose a limb than wealthy diabetics.
Illinois has legalized medical marijuana for children and adults with epilepsy.
A new article detailed the use of medical terms with culinary roots, such as strawberry cervix.
A new study estimated that the costs of caring for one autistic patient range from $1.4 to $2.4 million.