Most transgender patients report that they have had negative experiences in the hospital emergency department.
A new study found that identifying patients' personalities could be the key in promoting preventive care.
A new study found that palliative chemotherapy increases risk of death in the ICU.
A nurse's workload and education level could increase or decrease a surgical patient's risk of death, according to a new study.
The Internet has brought on the democratization of information for all things including doctor ratings. A new US survey suggests that 65 percent of people reported awareness of online physician ratings and one in four reported using these sties.
A new study examines the consequences of feelings that are inspired by physicians. The study explores the reasons behind patients' reaction to the shame- or guilt-provoking experience that promotes health as well as avoidances.
Researchers have for the first time systematically pinpointed and catalogued compassionate words and actions and doctor-patient conversations. Experts hope the latest study will help create a behavioral guideline for medical training and education.
Researchers created a new method that could save lungs from deceased people and give them to patients.
Kuwait reported its first cause of MERS-CoV, which suggests that a potential could start during this time of the year.
A patient's flash mob video, which reveals the patient dancing with the surgical team before her double mastectomy, has gone viral.
Leaving the hospital against doctors' orders may put patients at risk of readmission or early death.
In 2009, doctors from a Syracuse, NY hospital almost removed the organs from a woman who was still alive. She woke up on the operating table right before doctors were going to cut her open.
New research reveals people who think their stress is affecting their health are more likely to suffer heart attacks.
A St. Louis neurosurgeon has been accused of operating on the wrong side of a woman's skull and brain, leaving her unable speak properly or take care of herself.
A new study reveals that patients of doctors who follow preventive health practices like getting a flu shot or mammography are more likely to do the same.
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.