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Web Exclusive: Higher Spending CA Hospitals Demonstrate Lower Mortality Rates
An analysis of more than 2.5 million Medicare hospital admissions in California has found that greater spending...
Simple blood test to reveal cancer at low levels
Harvard University medical researchers are developing a new test to make monitoring cancer in patients easier and...
Doctor killed by neck massager
Her neck aching after a night of wrapping gifts on Christmas Eve, Michelle Ferrari-Gegerson, MD, used an electronic...
A pinpoint beam strays invisibly, harming instead of healing
Stereotactic radiosurgery, or SRS, is one of the fastest-growing radiation therapies, a technological innovation...
MS patient goes to Mexico for stem cell transplant, chance to walk again
Dawn Gusty lay face down on the floor, struggling like an infant to crawl to the next room. Her brain knew what she...
Electronic surveillance is key to HAI investigation
Electronic surveillance is becoming a critical tool in an infection preventionist's arsenal of tools with which to...
Stent risks are significant
Coronary stents, which have became a multibillion-dollar medical industry, might not be as safe — or as...
Boston Sci confirms problems in 3 ICD models
Boston Scientific Corp said on Thursday it found problems with three older models of its implantable heart...
Pumps like Cheney’s can extend lives of patients with congestive heart failure
If former vice president Richard B. Cheney's experience is similar to that of other patients who have heart pumps...
Web Exclusive: FAA Intends to Publish New Medical Flight Regulation
At a Congressional subcommittee hearing today, April 22, an official from the Federal Aviation Administration testified...