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
Sep. 24, 2016 About 20-25 percent of adults have the metabolic syndrome and have increased risk of developing both cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. In a new longitudinal study, investigators examined ... read more
Sep. 24, 2016 The risk of viral infections is known to be affected by physical activity, but little information is available regarding the more serious infections caused by bacteria. In a new study, investigators ... read more
Sep. 23, 2016 Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are potentially more exposed to reproaches than typically developing children, explain researchers. A behavioral experiment on reward and ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 A set of genes they say make sarcoma cells less aggressive has been discovered by researchers. They hope to turn the discovery into new therapeutic approaches to fight metastatic ... read more
Sep. 21, 2016 While searching for a non-invasive way to detect prostate cancer cells circulating in blood, researchers have identified some blood markers associated with tumor resistance to two common hormone ... 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