Scientists used an iPhone and a camera lens to diagnose intestinal worms in rural Tanzania, a breakthrough that could help doctors treat patients infected with the parasites, a study says.
Doctors have conducted a world-first medical procedure in which heart valves are replaced without patients needing to undergo open heart surgery.
These days, Mary Halpin loves to walk. “This walking has just given me life, you know?” she says. “To be in the air, and not to be an old lady […]
The World Health Organization says the number of women who die from pregnancy and childbirth has been cut in half over the last 20 years. While that is an encouraging […]
An enormous online database of medical and lifestyle records from half a million middle-aged Britons is published on Friday, giving scientists a powerful new tool to study diseases such as […]
More new doctors for Australia | Health | BigPond News. The federal government says a record number of medical school graduates have this year begun their vocational training to become […]
US Doctors Help Liberian Kids. American surgeons are using their expertise to teach Liberian doctors surgery skills and to give free surgery to children in Liberia, correcting facial deformities such […]
Rural Medical School Keeps Doctors in Small Towns. For the first time in modern history, more people are now living in cities than in rural areas. That includes doctors, leaving […]
Doctors in London say they have cured a baby boy of a life-threatening disease which was destroying his liver. They implanted cells which acted like a temporary liver, allowing the […]