It has been revealed that A&E departments have been witnessing jam-packed rush. Acute overcrowding condition has led emergency ambulances to queue up for several hours so that they can offload patients.
France has confirmed the second case of deadly respiratory virus related to Sars. This has led the World Health Organisation (WHO) to raise an alarm that there are chances that the new virus has the capability of passing from person to person.
Resignation of Acting Deputy Commissioner for medical products and tobacco of the Food and Drug Administration is being analyzed by a House of Representatives panel.
The Energy and Commerce Committee has asked for information about the role played at the agency by Dr. Leona Brenner-Gati, who resigned from FDA on May 3, in a note to the FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg.
Warnings by Health Minister Norman Lamb suggest that an ageing population has pushed NHS and social-care system to the brink of collapse.
Doctors are being offered up to £1,350 per shift to supply cover for GPs during evenings and weekends by Britain's biggest out-of-hours care contributor.
The GPs are being paid £150 for an hour for nine-hour shift in the absence of the regular staff.
Midwives have warned that lesser staff in maternity units around the country could lead to repeat the catastrophic systems failures that inflicted death on Savita Halappanavar.
A discovery by Irish scientists could reduce the chances of contacting whooping cough. The disease is highly contagious and caused by the bacteria Bordetella pertussis. The disease leads to uncontrollable and violent coughing, which makes it difficult to breathe.
A health screening exercise was conducted on the alleged witches at the Kukuo camp in the Nanumba North District. It has revealed higher cases of hypertension among the inmates.
Madam Mariama Konadu, Deputy Director Accident and Emergency Unit of the Tamale Teaching Hospital, expressed concerns over the situation and called the government to take steps on an urgent basis.
Sources suggested that seven of the health insurance companies have given their agreements in the recent years to pay the state and consumers an amount of $5.6 million for being unsuccessful in covering the mental health care and other services that are required by the state law.
Sources suggested that Cancer patients could suffer higher expenditure on medications under the President Barack Obama's health care law. Such warnings are issued by the industry analysts and advocates.
"Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew is trying to sell the idea of premium-only aged care facilities as something that gives the elderly `choice'.
New Zealand First Health spokesperson Barbara Stewart said that there are major loopholes in the health system that enables tourists and illegal immigrants to escape paying for their health care need. She said that at least $630 million have not been paid by people ineligible for fully funded New Zealand Health Care.
The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health has warned that increase of ticks in the area poses threats for residents to get exposed to Lyme disease and tick-borne illnesses.
Get ready to enjoy another alignment of planets in the sky soon. With a vivid red and orange sunset sky, cobalt blue back sky, people will also enjoy a beautiful alignment of three planets.
Space exploration start with few special names, one is Buzz Aldrin's. Yes, he is one of the 12 people, who have only so far set foot on the moon. The former astronaut is undoubtedly a pioneer in this field.
Two leading reasons that cost Canadian women their lives are heart disease and stroke. On the special occasion of Mother's Day, it would be great to inform mothers about these risks.
As per information provided by the Heart and Stroke Foundation, it is important that women should be aware that menopause brings a decline in estrogen levels.
Increasing episodes of meteor striking are raising the levels of superstitions in Connecticut. The recent space rock has been noticed by a Waterbury resident Mr. Jay Langlois.
Series of radio advertisements have been launched by the nurses of Queensland warning that the hospitals are being privatized by the state government.
The secretary of the Queensland Nurses Union, Beth Mohle, said it is just an initial stage of a long-lasting campaign against the government's plans for health care.
In order to mark Cancer Prevention Week, the World Cancer Research Fund has started the '100 Calorie Challenge'. The challenge encourages people to bring dietary changes in their daily life routine so that they can remain prevented from a number of diseases, including cancer.
It seems the Queensland Government is aware of the potential risk of the mutation of the novel avian influenza H7N9. Therefore, it has rolled up its sleeves and has come up with a test, which can detect influenza among humans.