Recent data shows that more than one-third of American adults, approximately 92 million people, used prescription opioids in 2015. More than 12% of these adults reported misusing them, with about...
16 October 2018
11 October 2018
A recent study published in the Lancet Public Health Journal in October 2018 found that Australia may eliminate cervical cancer by 2035 if the elimination threshold of four new cases...
27 September 2018
The UK has experienced a surge in the number of Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) infections since 2011. AK is an infection of the cornea at the front of the eye. It...
25 September 2018
Selenium is an essential trace mineral that humans need for proper bodily functions that can be found in foods such as brazil nuts, fish, and eggs. It is available as...
20 September 2018
A collaboration between Aviva, Tencent, and Hillhouse, Blue is another global example of an entirely digital life insurance proposition. Its launch should encourage UK providers to follow suit.
7 September 2018
Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control show that nearly 2.3 million cases of gonorrhoea, chlamydia, and syphilis were diagnosed in the US in 2017. Figure 1 presents the...
3 September 2018
With Saudi Arabia recalling all of its medical residents by 31 August, Canada’s medical institutions are set to receive a huge blow.
28 August 2018
Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common non-communicable diseases and is an escalating public health problem globally. Worldwide, 8.8% of adults aged 20 to 79 are estimated to...
23 August 2018
The nation’s first Vision and Eye Health Surveillance System (VEHSS) was recently launched by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in collaboration with the National Opinion Research Center...
14 August 2018
Recently published data from the CDC show a spike in the number of fatal liver disease deaths in young adults in the US.