Nearly 8 in 10 Americans support legislation to protect people from surprise medical bills, a new poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation shows.... NEWS MEDICAL · 5 months
When your doctor is also a lobbyist: Inside the war over surprise medical bills  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
When Carol Pak-Teng, an emergency room doctor in New Jersey, hosted a fundraiser in December for Democratic freshman Rep. Tom... more
One in five operations with in-network surgeons and facilities could result in surprise bills  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
As if recovering from surgery wasn't hard enough, a new study shows that one in five operations could result in... more
Freedom of Information legislation: Fit for purpose?  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
New research has identified a clear accountability gap in the current Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation when it comes to outsourced public services. more
Patients stuck with bills after insurers don’t pay as promised  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The more than $34,000 in medical bills that contributed to Darla and Andy Markley's bankruptcy and loss of their home in Beloit, Wisconsin, grew out of what felt... more
US survey finds smaller decline in medical bill worries  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
A big U.S. survey finds that a smaller proportion of people are in families struggling to pay medical bills more
'Stranger Things' increased public awareness of cleidocranial dysplasia  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new study published in February 2020 in the journal JAMA Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery shows that using mainstream media to depict rare diseases in a realistic manner can prompt greater public... more
Trelleborg experts discuss combination devices at Pharmapack  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
As specialists in silicone-based combination devices, Trelleborg’s healthcare and medical operation will be attending Pharmapack this year, with experts available to support medical device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies in this booming technology. more
Painting of deity found inside 3,000-year-old coffin  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Three men, one at each end and one at the middle, slowly and gingerly lifted the wooden lid as if handling a giant eggshell. Quietly offering each other direction and status reports, they glided... more
White House, NASA emphasize bipartisan support for lunar plans  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
Vice President Mike Pence said in a Feb. 19 speech that the administration’s budget proposal for NASA to... more
Study: Brexit referendum did not lead to more radical Euroskepticism elsewhere  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Following the result of the UK Brexit referendum in June 2016 many Euroskeptic parties across Europe celebrated, contending that the vote could pave the way for... more
Doctor's lawyer: Murder case simple, about end-of-life care  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The lawyer for an Ohio doctor charged with murder in the deaths of 25 patients calls it “a very simple case" about hospital employees caring for people who were on life support... more
Mongolia closes border, China extends holiday to fight virus  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
China has expanded sweeping efforts to contain a viral disease by postponing the end of this week's Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading... more
Hybrid technique to produce stronger nickel for auto, medical, manufacturing  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Researchers have created a hybrid technique to fabricate a new form of nickel that may help the future production of lifesaving medical devices, high-tech devices and vehicles with... more
LSTM to host a high-level symposium ahead of major vaccine conference in London  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
On Thursday 26 March, the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine will bring together high-level representatives from organizations like the World Health Organization... more
Is the coronavirus disease outbreak slowing down?  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Chinese officials recorded the lowest number of new coronavirus cases in two weeks, supporting a medical adviser’s projection that the outbreak may end by April. Is the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) ending soon? more
China extends holiday to contain virus as death toll rises  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
China has expanded sweeping efforts to contain a viral disease by postponing the end of this week's Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and... more
Public database of mine tailings storage facilities launched to prevent dam failures  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
Environmental organization GRID-Arendal with support from the UN Environment Program has launched the world's first publicly accessible global database of mine tailings storage facilities. more
Setting the record straight: Indigenous STIs and sexual abuse  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are being discouraged from seeking medical help due to public assumptions that sexually transmissible infections are the result of sexual abuse. more
Hybrid technique to produce stronger nickel for auto, medical, manufacturing  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Nickel is a widely used metal in the manufacturing industry for both industrial and advanced material processes. Now, Purdue University innovators have created a hybrid technique to fabricate... more
People who eat high fiber, protein-rich diet more likely to experience bloating  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
People who eat high fiber diets are more likely to experience bloating if their high fiber diet is protein-rich as compared to carbohydrate-rich, according... more
American Medical Association releases six tips to improve heart health  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
To help the millions of Americans currently living with high blood pressure reduce their risk of heart attack and stroke, the American Medical Association is offering six tips... more
Family caregivers are largely disconnected from the health care system for older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Family caregivers usually are not asked by health care workers about needing support in managing older adults' care, according to a study... more
SpaceX aims to launch up to 4 tourists into super high orbit  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
SpaceX aims to launch up to four tourists into a super high orbit, possibly by the end of next year. more
Survey: Majority of Americans strongly support organ and tissue donation for research  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A strong majority of Americans agree that organ and tissue donation for research contributes to health and medical breakthroughs and acknowledge significant shortfalls for... more
The Pre-Med’s Guide to Applying to Medical School  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
News-Medical speaks to Elisabeth Fassas about the process and struggles of getting into medical school, in which she has recently published in her book, Making Pre-Med Count. more
ASP experts share details on preventing spread of coronavirus from contaminated medical devices  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Advanced Sterilization Products released today an interview with experts Ryan Lewis, M.D., Senior Director of Medical Affairs and Medical Safety, and Jeremy... more
Hold businesses to account on their carbon footprints by including their supply chains  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Donald Trump may not believe climate change is happening, but most business leaders do and it is no surprise to see it... more
H.E.L Group appoints three new members to strengthen production and service support  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
H.E.L Group, a global manufacturer of innovative laboratory tools for process optimization, safety and scale-up, today announced the appointment of three new members to... more
NPF names Rush as National Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The National Pancreas Foundation has named Rush University Medical Center as a National Center of Excellence for Pancreatic Cancer, a designation given to hospitals that have... more
Floods fail to end Australia's years-long drought  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Heavy rain has given hope to Australia's drought-stricken regions, but scientists warned Tuesday sustained falls were needed to end a years-long dry spell. more
Sex in space: Could technology meet astronauts' intimate needs?
McCormack Innovation signs significant supply agreement to the Yemen
New label-free microscopic techniques provide better visualization of extracellular vesicles
Researchers decode the science behind good lighting
Whale cams track swimming efficiency of ocean giants
Wearable continuous monitoring tool helps manage mental health
Chlamydia's covert reproduction
'Flapping wings' powered by the Sun
Creating custom light using 2-D materials
LOFAR pioneers new way to study exoplanet environments
Mating squid don't stop for loud noises
Painting of deity found inside 3,000-year-old coffin
New all-sky search reveals potential neutrino sources
Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana
VR helps cardiologist detect patient's injury and repair a broken heart