Suspected Ebola patient in US sent to hospital

An American health care worker, suspected to have been exposed to the Ebola virus in West Africa has been sent to the Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

Compulsory for UK surgeons to reveal patient deaths

 Surgeons in the UK will have to make public their patient mortality rates or else they will face sanctions, a move opposed by some doctors who warned that it could lead to consultants refusing to take on difficult cases.

New York doctor cured of Ebola: City officials

An American doctor who became the first person to be diagnosed in New York with Ebola has been cured of the potentially deadly virus and will be discharged on Tuesday, officials said.

India's first day-care angioplasty successful

India's first day-care angioplasty was successfully performed Sep 23 on a 55-year-old man at a hospital here, said a statement.

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Brain cancer: Biomarker to predict chemotherapy`s effectiveness

Researchers have identified a new biomarker that predicts whether glioblastoma - the most common form of primary brain cancer - will respond to chemotherapy.

South Korea military criticised over decoy ambulance patient

South Korea`s military faced more criticism on Tuesday, a day after the capture of a wounded soldier who killed five members of his own unit, over its decision to use a decoy soldier to divert attention when moving him to hospital for treatment.

Coming soon: 3D-printed blood vessels

One of the major challenges in building lab-grown organs out of a patient`s own cells has been making blood vessels that deliver essential nutrients and dispose of hazardous waste from the system to keep our organs working properly.

`White coat effect` causes patients` blood pressure to rise around doctors

A new study has shown that doctors routinely record blood pressure levels that are significantly higher than levels recorded by nurses.

Patient detained for assaulting pregnant nurse

A patient was detained for beating a pregnant nurse after an argument at a hospital in China`s Hangzhou city, police said Sunday.

Dubai Cops promoted for saving patient`s life

Four Dubai Police personnel will be promoted in appreciation of their "act of kindness" after they rushed to donate blood to a patient in a Dubai hospital.

Doctor arrested for raping patient in Delhi

A 51-year-old doctor at a government hospital in the national capital was arrested for allegedly raping a 21-year-old patient in a clinic in east Delhi, police said on Wednesday.

Healthcare worker arrested on suspicion of raping patient

A 29-year-old healthcare worker has been detained in Britain after a woman patient alleged that he raped her at a hospital.

Woman patient creates flutter at hospital in TN

A woman patient from Kalakadu caused a flutter at the Government Hospital here when she complained to police that two persons had raped her.

Taiwan hospital fire set by resident patient

The devastating fire in Taiwan’s Hsinying hospital on Tuesday is said to have been set by a resident patient.

WB: Patient dies; angry relatives allege negligence

Incensed over the death of a patient, a mob beat up a rural hospital superintendent, manhandled two nurses and ransacked furniture.

Family members ransack hospital after patient`s death

Family members ransacked a private hospital and set afire medical equipment following death of a patient due to alleged negligence by doctors.

Chemical solution used on patient: Probe committee

An inquiry committee found that the child`s
mother was cleaned with a chemical substance after delivery.

Blood cancer patient appeals for euthanasia

Dejected after fighting poverty and
blood cancer for the last nine years, a 21-year-old girl has appealed to a local court to allow euthanasia.

NRI doctor accused of fondling patient in Britain

The doctor later begged patient`s husband not to report him, a British medical
tribunal has heard.