Don't take cat bites lightly

 While all injuries to the hand caused by human and animal bites should receive medical care, infections due to dog bites occur at less than half the rate of cat bites, says a study.

China promises medical care for HIV-positive boy: State media

 Beijing has pledged to provide medical treatment and a living allowance for an HIV-positive 8-year-old boy who was last week threatened with expulsion from his village, state media reported Monday.

Syrians lack medical care in Lebanon: Watchdog

Syrian refugees in Lebanon lack access to specialised medical care like dialysis and cancer treatment, forcing some to risk their lives to return to their war-ravaged country for health care, according to a report by Amnesty International released today.

State goes missing in healthcare in India; 70 percent is private

More than 70 percent of healthcare in India is provided by corporate houses as a result of which poor people are not able to afford the high cost of medical care provided by private hospitals, health experts have said.

Boston man imprisoned for life in neighbour killing

A man has been found guilty of raping and killing a neighbour who moved from the Dominican Republic to seek medical care for her 1-year-old son.

Delhi gang-rape accused being given proper medical care: Tihar jail authorities

Tihar jail authorities told a special court that one of the accused in the December 16 gang-rape case is being given proper medical care in hospital.

Cancer patients rarely speak up about care problems

In a new survey of cancer patients, many people who`d had problems with their treatment never said anything to the doctor they thought was responsible.

Badal promises free laptops, medical care and jobs

Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal promised to provide jobs, free laptops and Rs two-lakh worth medical care to poor if his govt is voted back.

Whole genome sequencing may improve medical care

The wealth of info locked up in human genome can help doctors advise patients on lifestyle changes to stave off diseases.

Mugabe`s wife in Singapore for medical care: Report

Zimbabwean President`s wife injured herself and possibly dislocated her hip.

Slain doctors brought medical care to Afghanistan

Members of a medical team gunned down in Afghanistan brought some of the first toothbrushes and eyeglasses villagers had ever seen and spent no time talking about religion as they provided medical care.

A metabolic ``fingerprint`` for personalized medical care

Fingerprints as a marker of your unique identity could soon be obsolete, for scientists have now found that people have another defining trait that may distinguish them from the rest of the human population.