Medical News

Cleveland Clinic surgeons have replaced nearly the entire face of a middle-aged man severely disfigured in a car accident, the hospital announced Tuesday. The operation in late September was the second face transplant by the Ohio hospital. More than two dozen face transplants...
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's Health Ministry says a 26-year-old Indian man who was cured of Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi airport after traces of the virus were found in his semen. The Health Ministry said Tuesday that three blood samples from the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says West Africa is "nowhere out of the woods" on fighting Ebola. He said the disease remains a world threat as long as the outbreak continues. Obama commented Tuesday as he met at the White House with his Ebola response team. The meeting...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Returning last month to Sierra Leone to treat Ebola victims after a break, volunteer doctor Juli Switala was shocked to see the obituaries and photographs of colleagues who had died of the disease in her absence, pinned to a board in the treatment center. "...
BRUSSELS (AP) — Thousands more physicians, especially epidemiologists, and other health professionals are needed to halt and eradicate Ebola, European Union officials said Tuesday after returning from countries in West Africa hit by the deadly epidemic. EU Health Commissioner...
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Robert Kollie and his fiancee postponed their October wedding as Ebola ravaged Liberia's capital. The government had warned people to avoid large gatherings. Weddings are full of kissing and hugging and just one unknowingly sick person could infect...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanics are more likely to consider caring for an elderly relative or friend to be a positive experience, and less likely to say it creates stress in their families, a new poll found. More than 9 in 10 Hispanics over age 40 reflected positively on their...
WASHINGTON (AP) — With many seniors facing high medical bills, a congressional investigation has found that federal government websites meant to give Medicare patients basic consumer tools instead fail to provide adequate information on out-of-pocket costs, and even quality of...
An Austin doctor reacts to the death of the second Ebola patient on American soil.