Weather-related issues, such as damage to Puerto Rican drug manufacturing sites during Hurricane Maria last year, have played a role in bringing the issue of drug shortages to the public’s and...
30 May 2018
16 May 2018
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), breast cancer is the second most common cancer in the world and the most common cancer in women worldwide, accounting for 16% of...
14 May 2018
A health warning has been issued by the Forestry Commission of Scotland and England over the recent invasion of toxic caterpillars known as the oak processionary moth (OPM).
28 March 2018
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive eye condition that causes the patient to gradually lose their central vision, which is used to focus the eye straight ahead.
22 March 2018
On March 1, Uber announced the launch of Uber Health, a platform that allows healthcare organizations, such as hospitals, clinics, physical therapy centers, and senior care facilities, to schedule transportation...
8 March 2018
The push for a more personalized approach to diabetes management has been reenergized by recent research that suggests solely classifying diabetes into type 1 or type 2 diabetes (T1D, T2D)...
28 February 2018
Shire, a global biotechnology company focused on rare diseases, has formed a strategic alliance with Microsoft, a well-known technology company, and the European Organisation for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS)–Rare Diseases Europe,...
15 February 2018
The current 2017–2018 influenza season is rivalling the historical H1N1 pandemic of 2009–2010, which caused a global death toll at more than 284,000 people.
12 February 2018
Google is continuing to penetrate the healthcare space with its improving artificial intelligence (AI) designs.
6 July 2017
While healthcare is generally considered slow to exploit advances in technology, it has been among the first to embrace virtual reality (VR).