• Doctor arrested for illegal abortions after discovery of 19 foetuses outside hospital
    After a woman died of a botched abortion, a case that was filed against her husband unearthed the fact that the doctor who conducted her operation was in fact carrying out illegal abortions.
  • 10 medical innovations that changed the world: Devices and technology
    Many devices and technologies have played a role in diagnostic medicine, administering of drugs and prolonging life. However, many healthcare professionals take them for granted without knowing how they came about. Here are 10 medical innovations that have been highlighted due to their importance in the advancement of the medical world.
  • How to increase public awareness of the nursing profession
    Enhancing awareness on nursing duties and the entitlements of the profession may motivate others to join the profession, which could help to solve the nursing shortage issue.
  • 8 tips to incorporate more greens into meals
    When it comes to eating vegetables, many of us are just rebels though we know it keeps us healthy. Perhaps, it is time to get creative in the kitchen to start loving more greens.
  • 70-year-old man gets treatment in US after NHS misdiagnosis
    A man who was wrongly diagnosed with terminal cancer by the NHS, travelled all the way to America for a second opinion - only to be told he had a heart condition and could not fly back.
  • Strikes held in tribute to Israeli nurse who was burnt to death by patient
    A nurse was burnt alive by a patient in a clinic in South of Tel Aviv, Israel. The suspect, a 78-year-old man was reportedly unhappy with the treatment she gave him. A two-hour strike was held on 15 March in tribute to Ms Kararo, to show solidarity of health workers and to create awareness regarding the safety of the country's health workers.
  • Lifelong learning opportunities in nursing
    In order to enhance your abilities as a nurse, particularly in the area of knowledge and skills, you need to make a commitment to lifelong learning.
  • Doctors failed to diagnose four-year-old girl with ruptured appendix
    The stomach cramps of a four-year-old girl were dismissed by doctors as constipation until an ultrasound showed a burst appendix that left her with less than an hour for the life-saving operation.
  • 3 less common nursing specialisations to consider as a career
    While the nurses we commonly know are trained to care for the patients or assist the physicians, there are many more types of nursing specialisations that deliver professional care.
  • More healthcare professionals now value the role of food as medicine
    “Let medicine be thy food and let food be thy medicine,” said Hippocrates, father of Western medicine, more than 2500 years ago. Now, a small number of US physicians are taking this advice more literally.
  • Specialist Spotlight: Psychiatrists
    Psychiatrists are medical experts not only in mental health, but also in social and physical wellbeing of individuals. With the increasing number of mental health issues worldwide, there has been a call for more psychiatrists in the medical field.
  • Indian fake doctor allegedly used stolen documents to work in Australia for 11 years
    An Indian doctor who was found to have been employed for more than a decade under the identity of another doctor, is suspected to be currently working in Singapore.
  • 4 unforeseen cases of medical negligence
    Cases of medical negligence are not unheard-of, and some are the unpleasant outcomes of a series of mistakes borne of a flawed system that result in heavy consequences for both patient and doctor.