NHS Charges Foreign Patients Up Front
If you're a foreign patient in the UK, NHS charges you upfront before they give treatment for non-urgent medical problems. The new law is put into motion after damning reports of failure of health cost recovery surfaced last week.
Bladder Cancer Treatment: FDA Approves Bristol-Myers Opdivo
The US FDA accelerated the approval of Opdivo as the new bladder cancer treatment. Bladder cancer is the fourth leading type of cancer in men.
Breakthrough Multiple Sclerosis Drug, Ocrelizumab, Slows Down Brain Damage
The drug is the first know treatment which showed positive results for Primary Progressive MS. Many doctors calles this a "landmark" drug which could change the future of patients with multiple sclerosis.
Treatment Caused Paralyzed Australian Woman To Walk Again After 12 Years
Rhonda Hodges has stiff person syndrome - a rare neurological illness causing muscle stiffness and spasms- which made her bedridden for 12 years. But a pump that injects a drug into her spinal cord which Mater Hospital doctors inserted made her able to walk again.
MIT Researchers Invented Long-Acting Drug For Possible Malaria, HIV, TB Cure
The drug stays in the stomach for up to two weeks after intake. The pill could be used for possible treatment of Alzheimer's disease and mental illnesses to HIV, tuberculosis and malaria.
Multiple Sclerosis Treatments Could Reverse Physical Manifestations Of Deadly Disease
Multiple Sclerosis is a disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cell in the brain and spinal cord are damaged. A drug used to treat MS may fight physical manifestations associated with the neurological disease, researchers suggest in a new study.
Multiple Sclerosis Drug Found To Reverse Disease's Early Physical Symptoms
What is Multiple Sclerosis? Is it something that we have to be worried about? How do we cure it? Find out what studies reveal about the disease.
New Lung Cancer Treatment Kills Drug-Resistant Tumors
A new approach to lung cancer, chemotherapy inhalation, proved to be more effective in killing tumors.
Acne Drug Diane-35, Benefits Outweighs Risks
Regulators in Canada concluded that the benefits of the acne drug, Diane-35, outweighs the risks when used as prescribed.