Poland has won acclaim for its system to decide which medicines should be funded by taxpayers but still faces challenges in striking the right balance between expertise and transparency on healthcare policies.
Thanks to a crowdfunding campaign, ten-year-old Cameron Millar will be fitted with a new, 3D-printed prosthetic hand.
According to a new study, babies are better able to recognise faces presented to their left
According to its director, the Dubai Camel Hospital is the first of its kind in the world.
A patient at a Miami hospital presented a conundrum for medical staff when they found wishes for his end of life care tattooed on his body.
Half a century ago today South African surgeon Christiaan Barnard performed the first human-to-human heart transplant
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The 33-year-old has weighed as much as 595 kilos
With Brexit looming, the EU is deciding where to house two key European agencies.
In a lab in Italy, scientists have grown replacement skin for a young boy who had lost most of his to a rare and devastating genetic disease.
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Spain's crisis with Catalonia impacts on the bid to become the next base for the EU's pharmaceutical watchdog
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The ruling could be the first step towards a "person-centred" end of life care agenda in the UK
This device may help surgeons to operate more efficiently on cancer patients
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At the "Heart Heros" summer camp children with heart disease, who might not otherwise get the camp experience, can enjoy being kids.
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