All articles by GlobalData Healthcare

  1. Why is chronic lymphocytic leukaemia on the rise in adults?

    Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) is a type of cancer where an excess of B-cell lymphocytes is produced in the bone…
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    7 Dec
  2. Tweet map: could Twitter be a powerful tool for epidemiologists?

    Twitter and its iconic blue bird symbol are well known to social media users. It was primarily designed to be…
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    4 Dec
  3. Women with diabetes and high blood pressure have greater heart risk than men

    Heart attack was one of the leading causes of death globally in 2016. Heart diseases leading to heart attack are…
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    22 Nov
  4. New data suggest HCV remains a burden in the US

    New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s National Health and Nutrition Survey (NHANES) suggest that hepatitis…
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    15 Nov
  5. Rising CO2 levels may drive increase in disease-carrying mosquitoes

    Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the primary indicator used by female mosquitos to detect sources of blood meals; however, this stimulus…
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    13 Nov
  6. Surge in acute flaccid myelitis is a cause for concern in the US

    There has been an increasing number of cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the US starting in 2014. The…
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    12 Nov
  7. Millions of women in the UK are missing cervical screening

    In the UK, the NHS conducts the Cervical Screening Programme for the early detection of cervical cancer and to reduce…
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    31 Oct
  8. India and China drive incidence of new tuberculosis cases

    Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis that mainly affects the lungs. According to the…
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    26 Oct
  9. Health systems need to limit opioid availability

    Recent data shows that more than one-third of American adults, approximately 92 million people, used prescription opioids in 2015. More…
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    16 Oct
  10. Australia on the path to eliminating cervical cancer in 20 years

    A recent study published in the Lancet Public Health Journal in October 2018 found that Australia may   eliminate cervical cancer…
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    11 Oct