Fitness trackers can be valuable tools for assessing the quality of life and daily functioning of cancer patients during treatment, a new study has found.
Hospitals are redefining health care and offer more than primary medical attention to help patients get well and become better.
Two new studies prove that clot-busting drug (tPA) potentially reduces the number of deaths linked to patients with hemorrhagic stroke.
US health authorities gives John Hopkins the approval to perform the country’s first ever organ transplant between HIV positives.
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that dementia is on a decline in the past 40 years.
US federal regulators from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services blasted blood testing start-up Theranos for lab deficiencies and demanded corrective action within 10 days.
Patients who need weight-loss surgery due to severe obesity tend to suffer from mental health problems, a new study reported.
Exercise for depressed patients can lead to a lower risk of heart disease, a new study reported.
Local health officials in Hawaii confirmed 182 reported cases of dengue fever- the state’s largest dengue outbreak since World War II.
Newly-developed dengue vaccine by French drug firm Sanofi Pasteur (Sanofi SA’s vaccine division) receives a green light from Brazilian authorities following earlier regulatory approvals by Philippines and Mexico.
The newly approved money bill for Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia has significantly increased but no funding for programs that support existing patients has been proposed.
An Oregon-based research suggests that people have at least a four-week window with warning signs prior to sudden cardiac arrest (SCA).
A UCLA-led study confirmed that immunotherapy drug Keytruda demonstrated greater effectiveness with less treatment-linked side effects than the standard chemotherapy medicine docetaxel.
Nurses reveal that they feel more stress from being underappreciated at work than from the work itself, a new study found.
A Danish-led study links moderate alcohol consumption to lower death risks among patients diagnosed with mild Alzheimer's. While the exact causes were not determined, experts speculated that it's probably due to socialization associated with drinking
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.