The era of standardized medication is nearing its end. Personalized medication is the new buzzword. What changes await patients? And the pharma industry? For patient Lisa the new developments have been a blessing - right? We explain.
An Australian state has enacted euthanasia laws to allow terminally-ill patients to end their lives with lethal medication. The first death could take place in as soon as three weeks.
Former nurse Niels Högel has been sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of 85 more people while on duty in German hospitals until 2005. He is Germany's worst peacetime serial killer.
Hydration and feeding for paralyzed and unconscious hospital patient Vincent Lambert has been resumed in Reims following a court order. For over a decade, his family have been at odds over what should be done for him.
Doctors found that a bone marrow transplant has rid an HIV-positive patient of the virus that causes the deadly AIDS disease. While hailing the results, they cautioned that it is too early to say he has been cured.
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