A stroke victimizes an American every 40 seconds. For many, a stroke will cause patients to lose abilities and independence. Rehabilitation can make a big difference, but it involves repetitive, arduous tasks proving difficult for patients to stick with. A new stroke rehabilitation instrument aims to help address this problem.
The presence of skin moles may creates more than a fourfold increase in your chance of developing melanoma, according to a new Australian study.
Many people rely on injections to give them medicine, therapy or anesthesia. Patients should be warned about the small risk of infection, so they can seek immediate medical help should the symptoms of infection manifest.
American health care is gripped with multiple problems, but none is bigger than medical misdiagnosis.
Proper diagnosis of a stroke is crucial, as timely anti-clotting medication and other precautions can have a huge impact on the patient's outlook. While stroke diagnosis of the elderly has improved, other segments of the population commonly suffer from misdiagnosis.
If you are a frequent visitor to this blog, you know that there is a huge misperception about medical malpractice and the cost of healthcare. There is a miniscule or nonexistent link between healthcare costs and medical malpractice lawsuits, and new data further confirms this.
A radiology technician was recently sentenced to six months in prison for giving false-negative mammogram results to 1,289 women because she was 'behind in work' and 'disinterested in her job.'
A man has filed suit against his former doctor for failing to diagnose a bone infection.