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Doctors have a legal responsiblity to seek true informed consent from the patient, although most pay lip service to their responsibilities-but researchers say it's vital when it comes to heart surgery
One of the world's most widely used drugs can cause skin lesions, and may even lead to a life-threatening reduction in blood platelets, researchers have discovered
The electrocardiogram (ECG) machine is almost useless at predicting a future heart attack, even among patients who already complain of angina and chest pains