| Jun 5, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Three years after the Food and Drug Administration was taken to task for overlooking safety problems with the diabetes drug Avandia, a panel of FDA advisors met Wednesday to open a two-day review of the research that guided the agency's actions.
| Oct 17, 2012
| 1:34 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with incurable cancer can take part in early trials of a new drug's safety, but many parents may misunderstand the goals of those studies, new research finds.
When researchers test new drugs on humans, they start with...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Bernardo “Bernie” Fernandez, M.D., is the chief executive officer of Baptist Health Medical Group, a network of more than 140 physicians, representing a comprehensive range of medical specialties, including cardiothoracic surgery,...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Although Orlando is a medium-sized metro, its two main hospital systems rank in the big leagues of top-grossing nonprofit hospitals in the nation, according to a recent report.
With annual gross charges of $8 billion, Florida Hospital came in fourth out...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 9:56 AM
El autor principal, Alan Kristal, Dr.PH, es miembro de la División de Ciencias de la Salud Pública de Fred Hutch.
Un segundo estudio prospectivo grande, realizado por científicos del Centro de Investigación de Cáncer Fred Hutchinson ha confirmado el...
| Nov 11, 2012
Fourteen of Doanh Nguyen's patients have died of prescription drug overdoses since 2005, coroner's records show.
But he's not to blame for any of them, he said.
His practice in Orange County's Little Saigon caters to pain sufferers of all kinds....
| Aug 15, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Johns Hopkins doctors have received approval from the university’s institutional review board to begin doing face transplant surgeries, becoming the second hospital in Baltimore to offer the complex procedure.
There have been only 22 such...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Time magazine reports that vegetarians live longer than their meat-chomping friends.
Meanwhile, a six-year study of 70,000 Seventh-Day Adventists, published in the current issue of the American Medical Association's Journal of Internal Medicine, found...
| May 27, 2013
| 4:31 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- You can't walk very far on the Missouri State University campus without running into a building named after John Q. Hammons.
“Mr. Hammons was critically important to the university, he was our largest benefactor in history....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Study after study demonstrates that poverty is a powerful driver of poor health. Many of America's leading hospitals exist in poor communities. Could these powerful institutions (in economic as well as medical terms) help overcome the deeper sources of...
| Jan 30, 2013
The Browns were born in 1946, the year after the end of World War II. Veterans were returning home, and what did the Browns do but play for a championship 10 years in a row — four in the All-American Conference and six in the NFL.