Reuters - News Video Online (July 21, 2016) U.S. antitrust watchdog sues to block two separate health insurance mergers Anthem's purchase of Cigna and Aetna's acquisition of Humana. Bobbi Rebel reports.
Video provided by ... watch video
AP (Jan. 25, 2014) A Texas judge orders a hospital to remove life support for pregnant, brain-dead Marlise Munoz. This is after Munoz's lawyer said the fetus was distinctly abnormal last week. (Jan. ... watch video
Xinhua News Agency (Aug. 31, 2012) Three years ago, the program "Let's learn at the hospital" began in Veracruz state hospitals in Mexico, such as the High Specialty Regional Hospital of Veracruz and the Regional Hospital "Valentin ... watch video
AFP (Sep. 27, 2013) Myanmar's tallest man -- 'Big Zaw' -- has returned from Singapore where doctors say he underwent successful brain surgery to remove a tumour responsible for his excessive ... watch video
AFP (Jan. 31, 2016) A Bangladeshi father dubbed the "Tree Man" due to the massive bark-like warts on his hands and feet will finally have surgery to remove the growths that first began appearing 10 years ago.
Video ... watch video
FORA.tv (May 8, 2013) The Food and Drug Administration, the oldest comprehensive consumer protection agency in the US federal government, is charged with protecting the public health. Under this mandate, it regulates ... watch video
Oct. 25, 2016 Scientists studied the connections between the executive control and reward systems in the brain, and discovered the ability to self-regulate a healthy body weight may be dependent on individual ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 A family of small RNA molecules affects the development of cells that give rise to the placenta -- an organ that transfers oxygen and nutrients from mother to fetus -- in ways that could contribute ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 Researchers have been trying for decades to develop a vaccine against the globally endemic hepatitis C virus (HCV). Now scientists have discovered one reason why success has so far been ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 The proportion of cancer deaths attributable to cigarette smoking varied across the United States but was highest in the South, where nearly 40 percent of cancer deaths in men were estimated to be ... read more
Oct. 24, 2016 Over one-third of Americans report health problems -- from asthma attacks to migraine headaches -- when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning supplies, ... read more
Dec. 17, 2015 It is too early to change the standard treatment of appendicitis in US adults to initial antibiotic therapy only, rather than surgical removal of the appendix, or appendectomy, authors of a new ... read more
Dec. 16, 2015 Using antibiotics alone to treat children with uncomplicated acute appendicitis is a reasonable alternative to surgery when chosen by the family. A new study has found that three out of four children ... read more
Oct. 7, 2013 Patients who undergo surgical removal of the appendix on a weekend do not experience more postoperative complications than those who undergo the same operation on weekdays, but they do pay slightly ... read more