Doctors restore sight to the blind with artificial retinas
Germany

Doctors restore sight to the blind with artificial retinas

German doctors are restoring partial sight to blind people by grafting microchips covered with photocells onto the backs of their eyes in a major medical breakthrough, news magazine Der Spiegel reported on Saturday.

40,000 people HIV positive without knowing
France

40,000 people HIV positive without knowing

How the cost of health insurance in Switzerland depends on where you live
Switzerland

How the cost of health insurance in Switzerland depends on where you live

Life expectancy figures illustrate inequality in Switzerland
Switzerland

Life expectancy figures illustrate inequality in Switzerland

Spanish fertility doctors behind world’s first ‘three-person’ baby
Spain

Spanish fertility doctors behind world’s first ‘three-person’ baby

Health Minister warns no-deal Brexit could result in medical shortages in Germany
Germany

Health Minister warns no-deal Brexit could result in medical shortages in Germany

German MPs voice concern about prenatal genetic tests
Germany

German MPs voice concern about prenatal genetic tests

Vaccine row erupts in Italy as populist govt seeks to ease rules
Italy

Vaccine row erupts in Italy as populist govt seeks to ease rules

Mandatory vaccinations: Italian parents will no longer need to provide doctor’s note
Italy

Mandatory vaccinations: Italian parents will no longer need to provide doctor’s note

10 funny German medical words every expat should know
Germany

10 funny German medical words every expat should know

Italy measles cases rise fivefold as vaccination argument turns political
Italy

Italy measles cases rise fivefold as vaccination argument turns political

The expat’s healthcare guide to Germany
Germany

The expat’s healthcare guide to Germany

Healthcare in France: a beginner’s guide
France

Healthcare in France: a beginner’s guide

For the first time, Italians will be able to get abortion pills in clinics
Italy

For the first time, Italians will be able to get abortion pills in clinics

An Italian woman was forced to go to 23 hospitals to have an abortion
Italy

An Italian woman was forced to go to 23 hospitals to have an abortion

Italian doctor sentenced to jail for sexual abuse
Italy

Italian doctor sentenced to jail for sexual abuse

German govt seeks ‘drug dealers’ to help distribute medical weed
Germany

German govt seeks ‘drug dealers’ to help distribute medical weed

Avalanche victims ‘died of impact, not hypothermia’
Italy

Avalanche victims ‘died of impact, not hypothermia’

Marijuana, made in Italy: Inside the military police cannabis lab
Italy

Marijuana, made in Italy: Inside the military police cannabis lab

Italian hospital chief suspended after photos show patients treated on the floor
Italy

Italian hospital chief suspended after photos show patients treated on the floor

Italian doctors transplant kidney for spleen in world first
Italy

Italian doctors transplant kidney for spleen in world first

Child contracts TB from infected paediatrician in northern Italy
Italy

Child contracts TB from infected paediatrician in northern Italy

Italians queue to donate blood for train crash victims
Italy

Italians queue to donate blood for train crash victims

Court makes pregnant woman induce labour against her will
Spain

Court makes pregnant woman induce labour against her will

WHO launches first guidelines for treating FGM victims
Switzerland

WHO launches first guidelines for treating FGM victims

Body parts discovered in Norway doctor’s home
Norway

Body parts discovered in Norway doctor’s home

France to ban vaginal exams without consent
France

France to ban vaginal exams without consent

12-year-old girl dies, four days after parents won ‘dignified death’ plea
Spain

12-year-old girl dies, four days after parents won ‘dignified death’ plea

Surgical needle found in woman 32 years after she went under the knife
Spain

Surgical needle found in woman 32 years after she went under the knife

Fewer Italians want to be doctors
Italy

Fewer Italians want to be doctors

Schizophrenic man dies after ‘invasive’ treatment
Italy

Schizophrenic man dies after ‘invasive’ treatment

French boy loses thumb in routine MRI scan
France

French boy loses thumb in routine MRI scan

Six bizarre health tips Italian grans swear by
Italy

Six bizarre health tips Italian grans swear by

Boy survives after 42 minutes under water
Italy

Boy survives after 42 minutes under water

35-hour week leaves Paris hospitals in a spin
France

35-hour week leaves Paris hospitals in a spin

Healthcare: 9 questions expats should ask

Healthcare: 9 questions expats should ask

French patient left blind after stomach operation
France

French patient left blind after stomach operation

Artificial heart transplant result promising
France

Artificial heart transplant result promising

Doctors say you should write your own sick note
Germany

Doctors say you should write your own sick note

Patient dies after ‘botched colonoscopy’
Austria

Patient dies after ‘botched colonoscopy’

Inspectors attacked at rogue doc’s surgery
Sweden

Inspectors attacked at rogue doc’s surgery

Dirty scalpels found at university hospital
Germany

Dirty scalpels found at university hospital

Gynaecologist survives ‘sex joke’ claims
Sweden

Gynaecologist survives ‘sex joke’ claims

Doctor arrested over medical test ‘rape’ photos
Germany

Doctor arrested over medical test ‘rape’ photos

Swedish docs to use phones in cancer fight
Sweden

Swedish docs to use phones in cancer fight

Viennese doctor on trial for medical fraud
Austria

Viennese doctor on trial for medical fraud

12,600 vie for 1560 medical school places
Austria

12,600 vie for 1560 medical school places

Swedish nurse ‘tries to take out wrong eye’
Sweden

Swedish nurse ‘tries to take out wrong eye’

‘Risky’ projects attract Wallenberg investment
Sweden

‘Risky’ projects attract Wallenberg investment

Activist jailed for six years in Vasella case
Switzerland

Activist jailed for six years in Vasella case

Sweden’s cancer care neglects family’s needs
Sweden

Sweden’s cancer care neglects family’s needs

Sweden beats UK in heart attack care: study
Sweden

Sweden beats UK in heart attack care: study

Substance abusers treated by drunken doc
Sweden

Substance abusers treated by drunken doc

Janitor removes organs at short-staffed morgue
Sweden

Janitor removes organs at short-staffed morgue

Swedish scientists flesh out ‘zombie cure’
Sweden

Swedish scientists flesh out ‘zombie cure’

Swedish hospital introduces VIP cards
Sweden

Swedish hospital introduces VIP cards

Doctors scam €1.5m from ‘dead’ patients
Italy

Doctors scam €1.5m from ‘dead’ patients

Four die after taking blood-thinning drug
France

Four die after taking blood-thinning drug

‘Circumcision breaches human rights of the child’
Sweden

‘Circumcision breaches human rights of the child’

Doctor charged over child sex abuse
Sweden

Doctor charged over child sex abuse

Open up medicine to solve doctor shortage, Rösler urges
Germany

Open up medicine to solve doctor shortage, Rösler urges

British woman dead after German doctor botches operation
Germany

British woman dead after German doctor botches operation

Thousands of Germans addicted to nose spray
Germany

Thousands of Germans addicted to nose spray

Germany’s longest-serving inmate dies
Germany

Germany’s longest-serving inmate dies

Physicians say flu epidemic on the way
Germany

Physicians say flu epidemic on the way

Berlin twins born with different skin tones
Germany

Berlin twins born with different skin tones

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Sweden

IT and medical sectors beginning to boom again

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Sweden

Surgeon fired after botched operation

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Sweden

Doc’s oversight costs Swedish man his testicle

Government proposes internet access to patient files
Sweden

Government proposes internet access to patient files

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Sweden

Woman ‘threatened’ by doctor’s text messages

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Sweden

Lecturer fined for slapping student

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Sweden

Swedish girls to be vaccinated against cervical cancer

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Sweden

Man dies after two hour wait for ambulance

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Sweden

Dentist with Alzheimer’s finally loses licence

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Sweden

Surgeon accused of faking operations

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Sweden

Karolinska study: hormone spray can help cure social phobia

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Sweden

Swedish researchers find strokes linked to depression

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Sweden

More Swedish docs fear malpractice complaints

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Sweden

Stockholm taxpayers funding surgically restored ‘virginity’

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Sweden

Care givers locked woman in her home for four years

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Sweden

Sweden’s Getinge to purchase Datascope

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Sweden

Sweden sees heart attack fatality drop by half

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Sweden

Elderly Swede dies after swallowing his dentures

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Sweden

Physician to lose licence after oral sex with patient

Swedish research bolsters protein-Alzheimer’s link
Sweden

Swedish research bolsters protein-Alzheimer’s link

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Sweden

Gun threat against doc over baby sex test

Swedish study: heart attack risk and daylight savings linked
Sweden

Swedish study: heart attack risk and daylight savings linked

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Sweden

Doctors mistake woman’s ovary for her appendix

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Sweden

‘Too many doctors can’t speak Swedish’

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Sweden

Forgotten patient dies in Stockholm emergency room

Resident in elderly living facility found dead after six weeks
Sweden

Resident in elderly living facility found dead after six weeks

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Sweden

Swedish doctor reprimanded following accidental abortion

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Sweden

Heart patient died while doctor slept

Doctors missed pencil in Swedish boy’s brain
Sweden

Doctors missed pencil in Swedish boy’s brain

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Sweden

Doctor keeps licence after oral sex with patient

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Sweden

Man with ECG monitor threatens golf club bombing

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Sweden

Too long leg becomes too short after failed op

Irate doc to ‘psychotic’ art student: get a haircut
Sweden

Irate doc to ‘psychotic’ art student: get a haircut

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Sweden

Psychiatric restraint methods called into question

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Sweden

Woman’s stomach removed after flawed diagnosis

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Sweden

Man assaulted with axe outside Swedish hospital

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Sweden

Medics upset over ‘gender-based’ abortion

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Sweden

‘Heart cells undergo continual replacement’: Swedish study

Left party leader rushed to hospital
Sweden

Left party leader rushed to hospital

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Sweden

Swedish teen pregnant after implant mix-up

Two boys seriously injured after illegal circumcision
Sweden

Two boys seriously injured after illegal circumcision

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Sweden

Swedish surgeon forgets swabs in sewn up mum

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Sweden

Sweden rules ‘gender-based’ abortion legal

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Sweden

Repeat heart attack risk declines in Sweden: study

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Sweden

Stopping meds made Swedish woman’s ‘dementia’ disappear

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Sweden

Swedish doctors criticized after botched UK ops

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Sweden

Blood shortage puts operations on hold

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Sweden

Swedish docs investigated for medical errors in the UK

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Sweden

Swedish clinic sterilises wrong patient

How do I know whether my doctor is any good?
Sweden

How do I know whether my doctor is any good?

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Sweden

Swedish doc could be charged for ‘fatal’ UK op

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Sweden

Docs tell 83-year-old Swede she’s ‘too old’ for treatment

Sweden looks to boost healthcare exports
Sweden

Sweden looks to boost healthcare exports

Karolinska slammed over newborn deaths
Sweden

Karolinska slammed over newborn deaths

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Sweden

Swedish surgeon warned after removing wrong organ

Every other doctor in Sweden from abroad
Sweden

Every other doctor in Sweden from abroad

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Sweden

Unborn child ‘nearly killed’ due to doc’s error

Swedish nurse suffers burns after hand gel rub
Sweden

Swedish nurse suffers burns after hand gel rub

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Sweden

Swedish hospital performed eye surgery on wrong woman

Baby ‘could have died’ due to hospital drug error
Sweden

Baby ‘could have died’ due to hospital drug error

Swedish study finds body temperature best taken from behind
Sweden

Swedish study finds body temperature best taken from behind

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Sweden

Quack doctor indicted over cabbage cure for cancer

Lack of doctors for troops in Afghanistan
Sweden

Lack of doctors for troops in Afghanistan

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Sweden

Swedes develop Huntington’s medicine

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Sweden

Mum endures c-section without anaesthetic

‘Most peanut allergies misdiagnosed’: study
Sweden

‘Most peanut allergies misdiagnosed’: study

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Sweden

Swedish research finds new meningitis bacteria

‘Tomatoes could help cancer fight’: study
Sweden

‘Tomatoes could help cancer fight’: study

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Sweden

Three cases of rare meat allergy at Stockholm hospital

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Sweden

Doctors refuse to perform circumcisions

Headache pills cause chronic headaches: study
Sweden

Headache pills cause chronic headaches: study

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Sweden

‘Worst doctor in Norway’ working in Sweden

Woman left with longer leg after failed hip op
Sweden

Woman left with longer leg after failed hip op

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Sweden

Mother told to clean own room after caesarean

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Sweden

Bad doctors to be named in online register

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Sweden

Swedish researchers in womb transplant success

Halloween blood drive scares would-be donors
Sweden

Halloween blood drive scares would-be donors

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Sweden

Surgeon convicted for bogus billing

Sweden to launch online access to medical files
Sweden

Sweden to launch online access to medical files

Sweden set for diabetes explosion: researchers
Sweden

Sweden set for diabetes explosion: researchers

Swedish doctor assaulted ‘for being a man’
Sweden

Swedish doctor assaulted ‘for being a man’

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Sweden

Woman’s finger found at children’s playground

Swedish docs identify deadly legal drug
Sweden

Swedish docs identify deadly legal drug

Health system wait times improve in Sweden
Sweden

Health system wait times improve in Sweden

‘Karolinska shares patient data illegally’
Sweden

‘Karolinska shares patient data illegally’

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Sweden

Doctor told patient to ‘go back to Africa’

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Sweden

Swedish doctor charged for kissing patient

Alcoholic doc allowed to keep practicing
Sweden

Alcoholic doc allowed to keep practicing

Sweden ‘swamped’ by malpractice complaints
Sweden

Sweden ‘swamped’ by malpractice complaints

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Sweden

Court strips licence of sex offender doc

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Sweden

Clinic ‘forgot’ baby due to summer holidays

Man died due to doc’s poor Swedish skills
Sweden

Man died due to doc’s poor Swedish skills

Court frees doc accused of kissing patient
Sweden

Court frees doc accused of kissing patient

Single transplant drains Swedish blood supplies
Sweden

Single transplant drains Swedish blood supplies

Woman found pregnant despite abortion
Sweden

Woman found pregnant despite abortion

Swedish doc missed 27 skin cancer cases
Sweden

Swedish doc missed 27 skin cancer cases

Profit pressures rise for troubled ambulance firm
Sweden

Profit pressures rise for troubled ambulance firm

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Sweden

Multi-resistant bacteria found in Sweden

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Sweden

Swedish man had ‘stick’ in stomach for 25 years

Docs top list of Swedes’ ‘sexiest’ professions
Sweden

Docs top list of Swedes’ ‘sexiest’ professions

Hospital seeks advice on buying human body parts
Sweden

Hospital seeks advice on buying human body parts

Dentist interupts op due to ‘personal problems’
Sweden

Dentist interupts op due to ‘personal problems’

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Sweden

Doc accused of snapping pics of naked patients

Leeches save woman’s face after dog attack
Sweden

Leeches save woman’s face after dog attack

Penis enlargement ops linked to erection trouble
Sweden

Penis enlargement ops linked to erection trouble

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Sweden

Swedish MPs tout assisted suicide

Doctor charged with raping patients
Sweden

Doctor charged with raping patients

Colonic ‘gas blast’ rattles Swedish operating room
Sweden

Colonic ‘gas blast’ rattles Swedish operating room

Kids’ eyes glued shut by Swedish docs
Sweden

Kids’ eyes glued shut by Swedish docs

Sweden approves medical ‘marijuana’
Sweden

Sweden approves medical ‘marijuana’

Swedish doc sews up urethra after C-section
Sweden

Swedish doc sews up urethra after C-section

Pregnant women told to abort healthy foetuses
Sweden

Pregnant women told to abort healthy foetuses

Heart attack victim dies after ambulance denied
Sweden

Heart attack victim dies after ambulance denied

Docs let 15-year-old student cut into patient
Sweden

Docs let 15-year-old student cut into patient

Swedish woman swallows scalpels – dies
Sweden

Swedish woman swallows scalpels – dies

Doc fired for beating ‘drunk’ patient
Sweden

Doc fired for beating ‘drunk’ patient

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Sweden

Swedish study offers Alzheimer’s vaccine hope

Sweaty Swedes seek help overseas
Sweden

Sweaty Swedes seek help overseas

Surgeon removes woman’s hip ‘by mistake’
Sweden

Surgeon removes woman’s hip ‘by mistake’

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Sweden

Newborn dropped on the floor at Swedish hospital

Minister touts new health system watchdog
Sweden

Minister touts new health system watchdog

Doc sent traumatized girl to be cured by medium
Sweden

Doc sent traumatized girl to be cured by medium

Patient waits eight hours in emergency ward, dies
Sweden

Patient waits eight hours in emergency ward, dies

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Sweden

Woman awakes during hysterectomy op

Swedish hospitals fail to meet hygiene guidelines
Sweden

Swedish hospitals fail to meet hygiene guidelines

Two years of chemo for ‘non-existent’ tumours
Sweden

Two years of chemo for ‘non-existent’ tumours

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Sweden

Woman asks to bury recently removed breast

Every third Swede suffers sleeping disorder: study
Sweden

Every third Swede suffers sleeping disorder: study

‘Swedish reality shows violate patients’ rights’
Sweden

‘Swedish reality shows violate patients’ rights’

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Doc gifts dildo to woman with sore shoulder

Girl dies after docs think brain tumour is ADHD
Sweden

Girl dies after docs think brain tumour is ADHD

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Woman dies after getting too much oxygen

Doc went on holiday as Swede’s cancer spread
Sweden

Doc went on holiday as Swede’s cancer spread

IVF linked to risk of mental disability: study
Sweden

IVF linked to risk of mental disability: study

Omega 3 heightens child allergy risk: study
Sweden

Omega 3 heightens child allergy risk: study

Fecal donors to stem Swedes’ diarrhoea woes
Sweden

Fecal donors to stem Swedes’ diarrhoea woes

Woman dies hours after ambulance no-show
Sweden

Woman dies hours after ambulance no-show

Zurich uni worker posts body parts pics on web
Switzerland

Zurich uni worker posts body parts pics on web

Germany seeks Spanish help on organ transplants
Spain

Germany seeks Spanish help on organ transplants

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France

General anaesthesia boosts dementia risks

Swiss medics to train Vatican guards in first aid
Switzerland

Swiss medics to train Vatican guards in first aid

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Switzerland

Foetuses operated on in mothers’ wombs

Use LSD to combat alcoholism: experts
Norway

Use LSD to combat alcoholism: experts

Doctors can’t opt out of abortion duties: ministry
Norway

Doctors can’t opt out of abortion duties: ministry

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Norway

One in four docs to avoid abortions

German doctors walk off job in nationwide strike
Germany

German doctors walk off job in nationwide strike

Doctors across Germany set to take strike action
Germany

Doctors across Germany set to take strike action

Italy’s ‘Angel of Death’ anaesthetist held over suspicious deaths
Italy

Italy’s ‘Angel of Death’ anaesthetist held over suspicious deaths

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Norway

Hunger-striking woman ‘can stay in Norway’

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Norway

Hospital will let woman starve to death

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France

Energy drinks blamed for heart deaths

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Sweden

Study: apathetic refugee kids are not faking it

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Sweden

Swedish doctor probed over 20 deaths

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Sweden

Health authorities won’t hire med student with rape conviction

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Sweden

Hospital criticized for asylum seeker’s death

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Sweden

Refugees in hiding to receive subsidized healthcare