EU-thanasia: Medical Murder Is Here, And It's Your 'Right'

Opinion | John Griffing
A protester holds up a sign during a demonstration against a new law authorizing euthanasia for children, in Brussels February 11, 2014. REUTERS/Laurent Dubrule

In Europe’s cash-strapped systems, patients undergoing simple procedures must formally request “no euthanasia.”

16 Million Americans Live With This 'Silent' Killer And Don't Know It

Business | Robert Donachie
Emergency room doctors rushing a patient to her operation. [Shutterstock - Syda Productions]

‘The disease is on course to overtake hepatitis’

Army Begins Funding For PTSD Injection

US | Will Atkins
U.S. Army General John Nicholson, commander of Resolute Support forces and U.S. forces in Afghanistan, talks to U.S. soldiers during a transfer of authority ceremony at Shorab camp, in Helmand province, Afghanistan April 29, 2017. REUTERS/James Mackenzie

Once people have the shot, they get dramatically better

Heart Attacks Cost 33 Percent More Than They Did 8 Years Ago

Business | Robert Donachie
Young woman doctor holding a red heart, isolated on white

‘How much can be extracted from each patient’

For Dr. Oz, Pseudoscience Trumps Reality

Opinion | Joseph Perrone
Donald Trump and Dr. Oz

Yet by appearing on his show, Trump legitimizes Dr. Oz and his crackpot theories.

Medicinal Mishaps Leave 30,000 Children Deaf Each Year

World | Ryan Pickrell
Fu Xinuo, a Chinese girl who lost her hearing due to improper medicinal use (CCTV screenshot via LeTV)

‘Mama, I’m scared’

Stem Cell Therapy: The Best Kept Secret In Medicine

Opinion | David Prentice

Adult stem cells — those not dependent on the destruction of embryos — are the true gold standard for treating patients. So why does the media ignore and disparage such therapies?

Why Gov't-Run Healthcare Has Become A Focal Point For Vigilante Violence In China

World | Ryan Pickrell
Doctors hold placards reading the Chinese character for "Anger" REUTERS/Bobby Yip

It has a lot to do with rationing care

Daily Caller Pro Tip: Don't Take So Much Anti-Diarrhea Medicine That You Die

US | Eric Owens
Imodium YouTube screenshot/CBS New York

‘Taking 300 pills is not unheard of’

FDA: Side Effects Of Anti-Psychotic Drug Are Uncontrollable Urges To Gamble, Binge Eat, Spend, Have Sex

US | Kerry Picket
Prescription Medicine

‘These compulsive behaviors can affect anyone who is taking the medicine’

How Not To Increase Access To Medicines

Opinion | Mario H. Lopez
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon holds a joint news conference with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven at the Swedish Government headquarters Rosenbad in Stockholm

It’s not too late for the Secretary General to stop trying to treat patients with policy.

Bionic Eye Allows Blind Man To See Wife For First Time In 10 Years

Tech | Scott Cook

Medicine, science, technology and romance all wrapped into one beautiful story

This Man Needs Surgery To Fix His 100-Lb. Scrotum

US | Alex Pfeiffer
Man Needs Surgery

‘When he stands it almost hangs to his ankles’

Survey: Doctors choose Romney over Obama - TheDC

Politics | Betsi Fores
Doctors

‘Doctors are highly motivated this year to have their voice heard, particularly after passage of the Affordable Care Act’

FDA approves Truvada, first drug to reduce risk of HIV - AP

US | InternAdmin
Truvada

Last year a study found Truvada lowered trasmission rate by 75 percent for couples with one HIV positive partner

The original owner of Cheney's heart

Opinion | Dick Teresi

We don’t give enough consideration to the interests of organ donors like the one who saved Dick Cheney’s life.

Deregulation in the death business

Opinion | Dick Teresi

An excerpt from “The Undead: How Medicine is Blurring the Line Between Life and Death.”

Survey: Doctors don't take their own advice - TheDC

| Madeleine Joelson

Survey finds that doctors are more likely to recommend different treatments when they imagine themselves as the patient

NIH takes back its praise of medical marijuana - Washington Times

US | interns

The National Cancer Institute has edited it website, which touted the benefits of marijuana in fighting tumors, just two weeks after it went up

More men getting plastic surgery than ever before - TheDC

| Caroline May

According to new statistics from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons men are becoming more likely to go under the knife for cosmetic reasons