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One in two-stroke patients suffer dementia

Dr Rufus Olusola Akinyemi, is a physician – Scientist and a Senior Research at the Institute for Advanced Medical Research and Training, College...

Scientists Make Blood Vessels From Cadaver Tissues And Bring Them to...

Blood vessels damaged by cardiovascular disease can become a serious problem if they're not repaired in time. To do that, you have two...

Artificial intelligence can predict survival of ovarian cancer patients

The artificial intelligence software, created by researchers at Imperial College London and the University of Melbourne, has been able to predict the prognosis...

Codilia designs false lashes for cancer patients.

After Codilia Gapare was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2014, she started using beauty as a form of therapy, even becoming the "chemo...

Cancer patients more likely to commit suicide – Punch Newspapers

Dayo Ojerinde Researchers from the Penn State College of Medicine have said that people living with cancer are four times more likely to commit...

Venezuela HIV patients rely on herbal remedy due to antiretroviral shortage...

As Venezuela’s hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on leaves...

Lassa Fever: Gombe govt confirms death of 4 patients – Local

The Gombe State Government has confirmed the death of four Lassa fever patients out of the 53 suspected cases recorded in the state.Dr...

‘Outdated’ Mental Health Act Must Give Power Back To Patients, Says...

People who are sectioned because of mental illness can become powerless...

Type 1 Diabetes Patients To Receive Glucose Monitors On The NHS...

Tens of thousands of people in England with type 1 diabetes will be offered life-changing glucose monitors on the NHS, it has been...

ROBOTS to REPLACE doctors: Patients could be treated by machines ‘sooner...

Dr Goldhan from ETH Zurich has argued robots will make doctors obsolete in the foreseeable future, allowing hospitals to significantly save on running...

Niels Hoegel admits murdering 100 patients in Oldenburg Germany | World...

Niels Hoegel is already serving a life sentence for murdering two patients and has been in court to answer charges that he killed...

Autumn budget 2018: ‘Universal Credit is FAILING cancer patients’ 

Macmillan has called on chancellor Philip Hammond to “urgently fix” the system’s existing issues before they affect anymore vulnerable people. Mr Hammond is set...

Most GPs Are Not Recommending Exercise To Patients

Doctors are being urged to prescribe exercise after Public Health England...

Dementia patients ‘come alive’ in singing classes

A 90-year-old woman "comes alive" during singing classes for dementia patients, her daughter has said.Pauline Goodger said the sessions in Wollaton, Nottingham, help...

Patients groan as LASUTH doctors down tools

By Chioma ObinnaLAGOS—IT was a day of pain and anguish for patients at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH, as medical doctors...

The pamper sessions in Nottingham for cancer patients

Women undergoing cancer treatment say weekly pamper sessions - in which they are taught to draw on missing eyebrows and eyelashes - have...

Belfast barber offers haircuts to Liverpool dementia patients

A barber from Belfast has travelled to a care home in Liverpool to offer haircuts to people with dementia.Lenny White says he enjoys...

New NHS app ‘puts patients in control of their own healthcare’

For its 70th anniversary, the NHS is unveiling a new mobile phone app which allows patients to make appointments with their GP and...

Comfort box gives Norfolk cancer patients a ‘little lift’

A simple box filled with 20 items of comfort and kindness is helping women in Norfolk undergoing chemotherapy treatment for breast cancer. Oa...

JOHESU officials evict patients, doctors from Eku Govt. hospital

There was mild drama in Eku, yesterday as some health workers under the DELTA State chapter, Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU), besieged Eku...

A ‘Breakthrough’ Injection Could Reduce Number of Migraines Patients Suffer by...

Could a weekly injection halve the number of migraines patients suffer?A promising new study presented at the American Academy of Neurology on Tuesday...

Drug used to treat lung tumours may also work on breast...

THOUSANDS of breast cancer patients could benefit from a drug already proven to treat lung tumours. Scientists have begun human trials after the treatment was...

‘Game changer’ treatment for Multiple Sclerosis patients

MS sufferer Louise Willetts says she is completely well, two year on from treatment that was originally used on cancer patients. Doctors say a stem...

Wearable tech could help stroke patients with recovery

In the US, scientists are developing wearable sensors to speed up the recovery of stroke patients. The sensors are able to send information to...

New Alzheimer’s drug offers hope for end to ‘terrifying’ psychosis affecting...

A new drug promises to spare hundreds of thousands of Alzheimer’s sufferers from “terrifying” hallucinations and paranoia, researchers have announced. Scientists have successfully tested the...

Thousands of patients die in hospital waiting to go home –...

More than 1,100 patients have died while waiting to be discharged from hospital since March 2015, new figures show. Research by Scottish Labour using...

Timewasting patients are costing NHS £1bn a year – The Times

The TimesTimewasting patients are costing NHS £1bn a yearThe TimesMissed hospital appointments cost the NHS almost £1 billion a year and deprive patients of...

Senator provides free eye treatment for 15,000 patients

No fewer than 15,000 people in Katsina North...

​More than a third of GP practices may close lists to...

Over a third of practices (37%) may end up not accepting new patients in the near future, a Pulse survey of GPs has revealed. When...

Drain cleaner used on dental patients | Ireland

Catherine Sanz Ireland ReporterThe fluid had been inadvertently attached to the rinse aid used by patients after their treatmentGetty ImagesUp to 43 children are believed...

Cancer patients write to the disease

Three people who have gone through cancer treatment on what they would write to the disease. Inspired by BBC presenter Victoria Derbyshire's book 'Dear Cancer,...

113500 patients in Worcestershire are deaf or have hearing loss –...

MORE needs to be done to meet the needs of deaf patients in Worcestershire, says a hearing loss charity. Action on...

RESPONSE-2: Community-based lifestyle intervention benefits patients with CAD

A nurse-coordinated referral to a set of community-based lifestyle interventions conferred improved lifestyle-related risk factors in patients with CAD, researchers reported. ...

Make-up artist offers free makeovers to cancer patients

Natalie Crawford was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 28 and, as a result, lost her breasts, ovaries and hair. "It’s those major...

Intersex patients 'routinely lied to by doctors'

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In capital city ravaged by cholera, patients eat breadcrumbs – CNN

Instead, doctors have resorted to treating the boy under a tree, inserting a drip into his arm and hanging a bag of life-saving...