Recovery of feeling can gradually improve for years after a hand transplant, suggests a small study that points to changes in the brain, not just the new hand, as a reason.
“Dr. Salia was extremely critical when he arrived here, and unfortunately, despite our best efforts, we weren’t able to save him.”
The Crown Princess has more than 4,100 people on board and will be met by CDC staff upon arrival in San Pedro.
A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone continued treatment Sunday at a biocontainment unit In Nebraska.
Last year, the European Union banned the sale of new cosmetic products containing ingredients tested on animals, and India followed with a similar ban.
The Food and Drug Administration has approved Lemtrada, a treatment for relapsing multiple sclerosis made by the drugmaker Genzyme.
The pitch for health care coverage is being made at nail salons, pizzerias, mosques — and even bars.
As many rural hospitals across the U.S. are closing, the need for a rural hospital in Angola has allowed a new 25 bed facility to be built.
Evidence showed Walgreen pharmacist Audra Withers improperly reviewed private health information and shared it with her husband.
The Joint Commission has awarded four of Parkview Health’s hospitals as 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures.
The Three Rivers Ambulance Authority, or TRAA, is urging businesses and organizations to register AED devices. It’s a free service that allows TRAA’s control center to match the closest AED to a patient in an emergency.
The U.S. State Department said Thursday that the doctor’s wife, who also lives in Maryland, has asked the State Department to investigate whether he is well enough to be flown to Nebraska.
Hundreds of women learned about heart health at the annual Go Red for Women luncheon.
E-cigarettes began to appear in the United States in late 2006, but marketing has exploded in recent years. The devices heat liquid nicotine into a vapor.
According to The Joint Commission, five of Lutheran Health Network’s hospitals were named a ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures.’
Results of an initial U.S. safety study proved promising enough that next-step testing should begin in Liberia and Sierra Leone by January.
More than 7 million people have signed up for private health insurance under the system introduced last year for those who were uninsured or had policies considered substandard.
The facility will offer emergency services, outpatient care and physician offices.
In 2011, the Indiana infant mortality rate was 7.7 deaths per 1,000 live births, the sixth highest in the nation.
Despite reports that the number of infections is slowing in some parts of West Africa, cases still are rising in other areas,