A combination of factors besides severity of gallbladder symptoms puts a patient at risk of acute gallbladder attacks, thereby necessitating a removal surgery, but researchers found that patients in the highest risk category do not undergo the procedure.
It wasn't just Angelina Jolie who went for a double mastectomy after doctors identified her genetic risk of contracting breast cancer, people in general are today using genetic risk information to make significant medical decisions, a study suggests.
At least nine people were reported to have died in Italy for reasons allegedly linked to a flu vaccine which has been suspended by the Italian competent authority for drugs AIFA, media reported Friday.
Five years after German international Robert Enke`s suicide, his widow says attitudes towards depression have softened in Germany, but national football chief Wolfgang Niersbach insists little has changed.
London: AC/DC founding member Malcolm Young has retired from the band owing to prolonged illness. The 61-year-old guitarist had taken a break from the band earlier this year, citing poor health conditions.
Former Beatle star Paul McCartney has reportedly been discharged from the hospital following his illness. The 71-year-old musician apparently took a private jet from Tokyo and was en route home. Although it was not clear if the singer was heading to his London or Sussex property or his pad in New York`s The Hamptons, reportedly.