Investigation after two men killed on Donegal farm
A Health and Safety Authority investigation is due to get under way in Co Donegal today following a farm accident yesterday.
Officials Revise Goals on Containing Ebola After Signs of Wider Exposure in Mali
The leaders of the United Nations and the World Health Organization said nearly 500 people in Mali and Guinea had been exposed to a sickened imam who had been misdiagnosed.
The New Health Care: Oregon Health Study: The Surprises in a Randomized Trial
The study upended conventional thinking about health insurance, and many of the individual stories were compelling and surprising in their own right.
The New Health Care: How to Arrive at the Best Health Policies
Randomized trials are highly effective for suggesting ways to improve health care delivery, but they’re also rare. That may be changing.
HSE report shows €361m deficit to end of September
The latest performance report from the Health Service Executive shows a deficit to the end of September of €361m, with the projected year-end overrun still predicted to be €510m.
CDC: Overall heart disease death rate fell, increased in certain subtypes
In a letter published in JAMA, researchers from the CDC reported that mortality rates for heart disease overall have declined, but increases were seen in certain subsets.Researchers studied data from...
VIDEO: Satellite-based ECG system may improve outcomes for patients with STEMI
CHICAGO — Srihari S. Naidu, MD, director of the cardiac catheterization lab at Winthrow University Hospital in Mineola, New York, provides perspective on results of a study presented at the American...
VIDEO: Bid to 'remove worst bits' of Health Act
Liz Kendall says a Labour private member's bill would remove the worst bits of the huge Health and Social Care Act.
Mobile telehealth program helped shift behavior in patients with diabetes
Behaviorally driven telephone health interventions can be used to address several pathways associated with sustained lifestyle change in patients with diabetes, according to research published in The...
DHSSPS enforcement officers warn against dangers of illicit drugs
Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) Medicines Regulatory Group (MRG) have warned against the dangers of using medicines from unregulated sources.