Older cancer patients are more likely to have complications from surgery than younger cancer patients are, a new study is reporting.
Hospice patients rarely get a visit from a medical professional within the last two days of life, a new study reported.
A fourth patient at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center who contracted an infection during a mold outbreak last year has died.
A second participant involved in Zafgen's late phase trial for an obesity drug has died.
Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that a man died of cancer, which was transmitted from tapeworms.
Surgical patients who experienced "accidental awareness during general anesthesia" can be scarred for life, a new study found.
A new CDC report found that only 30 percent of HIV-positive patients have their infection under control.
In a new study, researchers from the University of Michigan examined whether or not fining hospitals would improve COPD patients' quality of care.
A new study identified the top five topics patients and their family members want in end-of-life discussions.
Increased physician accessibility is linked to improved outcomes for patients with type 2 diabetes, a new USC study reported.
A team of doctors from Australia were able to revitalize dead hearts and transplanted one in a 57-year-old patient.
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.
A new study reported that caregivers were more likely than patients with seizure disorders to know what sudden unexpected death in epilepsy was.
According to the doctors, the man checked in to the Navy's Substance Abuse and Recovery Program to get treatment for alcoholism and for Internet addiction disorder linked to Google Glass.
A Liberian man diagnosed with Ebola in Texas has received an experimental drug, officials said. This is the first time a medicine has been used to fight the deadly virus in human.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.