Prescription drug data mining is a process by which sophisticated software enables health officials to search through large databases looking for possible drug dangers.
Ads by Google
Washington Post examined the growing practice of palliative care.
An international team of investigators has identified the first human antibodies that can neutralize different strains of the virus responsible for outbreaks of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS).
U.S. bishops have joined persons urging Amnesty International to restore its neutral position on abortion and to reverse a recent decision by its executive council to take a pro-abortion stand.
Scientists will discuss the question of how chemicals affect our lives.
The province's pandemic plan for the health system will aim to reduce the amount of sickness and death during a potential influenza pandemic.
As the nation heads to movie theaters this weekend to see Sicko, Michael Moore's expose on U.S. healthcare.
HHS Fights Durable Medical Equipment Fraud Demonstration. The Project Targets Fraudulent Business Practices in South Florida and Southern California.
Almost all surgical residents accidentally stick themselves with needles or other sharp medical instruments but most fail to report the injury.
A unique study concerning the effects of air pollution on human health shows that respiratory and cardiovascular health are impacted by increased levels of air particulates from pollution.
Patient care benefits offered through new vein-viewing technology reduce the need for multiple needle punctures, along with the stress and discomfort of youngsters who face 'vein-stick' procedures.
ATM kinase protein helps prevent cells with this type of DNA damage from dividing, thereby blocking the passage of persistent DNA damage on to daughter cells.
Scientists have discovered a new type of mouse embryonic stem cell that is the closest counterpart yet to human embryonic stem cells.
Researchers announced the results of work on genome transplantation methods allowing them to transform one type of bacteria into another type dictated by the transplanted chromosome.
Doctors are famous for sloppy scribbling - and handwritten prescriptions lead to thousands of medication errors each year.
For more than 25 years, stem cells have been defined based on what they can become: more of themselves, as well as multiple different specialized cell types.
Hip replacement surgery is no longer just for seniors.
Researchers found that minorities were more likely to receive care from the lower-performing hospitals.
American Medical Association voted to adopt the following new policies calling on all states to enact laws permitting students to carry prescribed epinephrine or other medications for asthma or anaphylaxis.
Globus Medical announced the introduction of the CITADEL Anterior Lumbar Plating System.
A potentially dangerous imbalance in the blood supply could deplete available stock of O-positive blood.
The American Medical Association (AMA) said on Monday that it will ask state and federal authorities to investigate retail health clinics such as those offered in CVS/Caremark stores, Wal-Mart Stores and Walgreen Co. for possible conflicts of interest that put profits ahead of patient health.
New Mexico Department of Health helped the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention test its ability to deliver medical supplies to the state during a public health emergency.
New Mexico is making strides in reducing the rate of people dying from unintentional illicit drug overdoses, a rate that decreased 8 percent from 2005 to 2006.
- « first
- ‹ previous
- next ›
- last »