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Dementia patients prescribed unnecessary drugs to keep them calm | Health | Life & Style

A study across eight European countries including England showed 60 per cent had been wrongly prescribed at least one

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Cosmetic surgeon’s license suspended after 2 patients die

VISALIA, Calif. — A California surgeon’s medical license has been suspended after two women died when they underwent cosmetic

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FDA approves first digital pill to track when patients take medication – Health

Regulators in the United States have approved the first drug with a sensor that can track whether patients have taken

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Paracetamol overdose: Simple blood test could show liver damage in patients | Health | Life & Style

The test, which detects levels of specific molecules in blood, could help doctors identify which patients arriving in hospital

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OTC painkillers as effective as opioids in ER patients

CHICAGO — Emergency rooms are where many patients are first introduced to powerful opioid painkillers, but what if doctors

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NHS crisis: Obese patients gorge to get free NHS gastric surgery | Health | Life & Style

It comes as research has shown that hospital doctors are seeing an overweight patient every 15 seconds.  Weight-related health

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Study questions use of artery-opening stents for heart patients with chest pain or angina

With findings that some experts believe could change cardiovascular care, a new study suggests that the placebo effect of

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NHS hospital patients could stay in PRIVATE houses to free up hospital beds | Health | Life & Style

A trial run has been proposed involving about 30 hospital patients waiting to be discharged being placed with local

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Ancient form of exercise could help heart attack patients

Every year, more than 700,000 Americans suffer a heart attack, and it can be a long road to recovery.

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Patients need rest, not antibiotics, say health officials

Image copyright Getty Images More patients should be told to go home and rest rather than be given antibiotics,

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