Men won’t need to have numerous painful needles in their rectum to find out if they have prostate cancer anymore, Australian doctors say.
The Virtual Doctor Will See You Now – Inter Press Service. There are thousands of miles between Chanyanya Rural Health Clinic, a basic medical centre in Zambia’s rural Kafue District […]
Australian doctors have achieved the world’s first pregnancy from ovarian tissue grown outside the pelvis.
In China or Ethiopia, Rwanda or Nepal, the scenes are the same: crowds of patients waiting in the open air, bandages over their eyes. Each has been blind for months, […]
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 […]