Medical News

MADRID (AP) — Doctors in a Spanish hospital caring for a British boy with a serious brain tumor are finalizing details to enable him to fly for treatment in the Czech Republic. Southern Malaga's Childern's and Maternity Hospital said its medical directors will meet Saturday to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday sent Congress a request for $30 million to pay for the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's efforts to help contain the Ebola outbreak in western Africa. The administration wants the money added to a spending bill to keep...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A teenage mother is fighting a do-not-resuscitate order imposed on her brain-damaged daughter, saying she should be responsible for medical decisions. Child welfare officials who intervened after the baby was severely injured say life-saving measures in...
NEW YORK (AP) — Keryx Biopharmaceuticals shares fell Friday as the company received U.S. approval for its pill to treat kidney disease complications but the clearance required unexpected safety warnings. The Food and Drug Administration approved the company's ferric citrate drug...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A teenage mother is fighting a do-not-resuscitate order imposed over her objections on her brain-damaged daughter, saying she should be responsible for medical decisions. Child welfare officials who intervened after the baby was severely injured say life-...
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization recommends that doctors should use blood from survivors to treat patients in an effort to combat the biggest-ever outbreak of Ebola. At a press briefing on Friday, WHO expert Dr. Marie Paule Kieny said survivors' blood may be used to...
The latest head injury sustained by Texas quarterback David Ash has led to more discussions about the effect of concussions and a local doctor tells KLBJ's Perry Watson ...there's no up side. Dr. Tramonte also notes that once a person has had repeat concussions, there's no...
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar, which only recently emerged from a half-century of dictatorship and self-imposed isolation, has one of the world's worst health care systems, with tens of thousands dying each year because treatment is lacking for many diseases, including AIDS...
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar, which only recently emerged from a half-century of dictatorship and self-imposed isolation, has one of the world's worst health care systems, with tens of thousands dying each year because treatment is lacking for many diseases, including AIDS...