All articles by GlobalData Healthcare

  1. Incidence of age-related macular degeneration higher in women than men

    Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive eye condition that is characterised by the gradual deterioration of the macula, which…
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    14 Nov
  2. Epilepsy: ageing and comorbidities are important considerations

    Epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders, affecting more than 50 million people worldwide. Figure 1: 7MM, Active…
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    1 Nov
  3. The major comorbidities of diabetic foot ulcers

    Diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) are a common and disabling condition among people with diabetes. DFUs have become an increasingly significant…
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    16 Oct
  4. Severe haemophilia A predominant in the US

    Haemophilia is an X-linked hereditary bleeding disorder that is characterized by problems with blood clotting as a result of the…
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    26 Sep
  5. A closer look into the microbiology of healthcare-associated Gram-negative infections

    Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a major threat to patient safety, and place a substantial economic burden on healthcare systems. HAIs…
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    11 Sep
  6. Five-year survival rates for invasive breast cancer in the UK are more than a decade behind other major European markets

    Five-year survival represents the percentage of patients who live at least five years after being diagnosed with cancer. It is often…
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    9 Aug
  7. Gram-negative bacteria: the principal cause of sepsis

    Sepsis is a life-threatening complication arising from an infection. It occurs when the body’s response to an infection damages its own…
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    4 Aug
  8. Google gets its knuckles rapped for delving too deeply into healthcare

    Healthcare teams across the NHS have been seeking ways to accelerate their ability to deliver more personalised treatment to patients,…
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    6 Jul
  9. Virtual reality is proving its worth in healthcare settings

    While healthcare is generally considered slow to exploit advances in technology, it has been among the first to embrace virtual…
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    6 Jul
  10. Millions of patients will lose financial assistance if Trumpcare bill is not defeated

    The draft Senate healthcare bill dubbed Trumpcare would cause more than 20 million people in the US to lose health insurance. The…
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    26 Jun