Thousands of children are suffering burns from tea and coffee as health experts warn about the dangers of hot drinks Almost 900 accidents in 2018 in under two-year-olds were from hot drinks Total of 35,000 under-16s in England and Wales burned in five years Surgeons warned child burn victims need operations over a lifetime Thousands of
A unique clinic for patients with terminal lung disease is leading to dramatic reductions in hospital deaths, better symptom management and lower costs for the health-care system. The multidisciplinary team at Alberta Health Services’ Kaye Edmonton Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic delivers palliative care and encourages treatment at home for patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).
Millions of Americans are progressively losing their sight as cells in their eyes deteriorate, but a new therapy developed by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, could help prolong useful vision and delay total blindness. The treatment—involving either a drug or gene therapy—works by reducing the noise generated by nerve cells in the eye,
Women suffering heart problems are less likely to die if they see a female doctor, study finds Male doctors are more likely to miss danger signs in women who are admitted Women have harder-to-interpret heart attack symptoms compared to men More women died under male doctors than they did with under female Women who have heart attacks