For decades, doctors reassured patients about the safety of medical scopes with a single statistic. But it seems that published numbers are not true.
The Hope For Cambodian Children Foundation brings vital dental care to children outside the city of Battambang; they need volunteers to help them do it.
A residue was discovered on equipment in the early stages of sterilization at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital, and it appears that one of the root causes was particles in the water system. The issues have been addressed.
Twenty-four elective surgeries have been cancelled so far at Yellowknife's Stanton Territorial Hospital, after the machines that sterilize surgical instruments were found to be malfunctioning earlier this week.
Maybe you're getting a gallstone removed or maybe your doctor says there's a new way to remove a painful kidney stone. There's a medical device to pluck them out, but how clean is it?
Lawmakers are looking to enact a number of regulations on the mostly unwatched tattoo and piercing industries, including inspections and tests.
Uganda has been placed on high alert as the Ministry of Health investigates and monitors suspected cases of the deadly Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever in the central districts of Kiboga and Nakaseke.
When a hurricane hits Houston, it also threatens some of the world's leading medical care.
There is little doubt that endoscopes, duodenoscopes and other intricate scopes designed for ‘internal diagnostics’ are a godsend for patients and used hundreds of times a day. However, the risks cannot be discounted, as an endoscope infection lawsuit has shown.
This article examines why drying is a critical stage of the sterilization process.
Hospitals in Libya are suffering from a shortage of medical supplies even as they see an increase in patients, leading the ICRC to donate a new round of needed medicines and material to three facilities across the country.