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.
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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.
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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
Aug. 29, 2016 People with blood type O get sicker from cholera than people of other blood types. Researchers have found that cholera toxin activates a key molecule more strongly in people with blood type O than ... read more
Aug. 29, 2016 Being overweight increases the chances of premature death . This statement is backed by a four-continent effort involving 239 studies and data from 10.6 million people. The ... read more
Aug. 29, 2016 New research shows that allowing children to use iPads to distract them before surgery requiring general anesthesia is as effective at lowering their anxiety as conventional ... read more
Aug. 27, 2016 It is possible to use a newly-developed epigenetic test called EPICUP® to find out what type of primary tumor is responsible for the metastasis in the patient in cancer of ... read more
Aug. 26, 2016 Researchers know that youth with a family history of alcoholism have a greater risk of developing an alcohol use disorder; this heightened vulnerability may be due to impulsive behavior. For this ... 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