7 August 2018
Influenza, also known as the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza viruses. The disease can result in mild to severe illness.
20 July 2018
Two landmark initiatives announced by the National Health Service’s (NHS’s) EMIS Health coincide with the NHS’s 70th anniversary and are a big step forward in the modernisation of the healthcare...
16 July 2018
NICE has released a draft guidance to restrict antibiotic use in patients diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
28 June 2018
The World Health Organization (WHO) has opted to include gaming addiction in the latest edition of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11).
25 June 2018
The advancement of technology within healthcare has not only drastically improved the health of populations through innovative treatment and efficiency of care, but has also contributed to the shift in...
30 May 2018
Cervical cancer is a significant health concern that accounted for 239,000 deaths worldwide in 2015. While global incidence rates of cervical cancer are decreasing, it remains the most commonly diagnosed...
23 May 2018
In an age of healthcare consumerism, where online reviews can make or break a business, GlobalData believes that healthcare providers should be concerned about their online reputation. A recent survey...
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).
2 May 2018
“When you have your health, you have everything. When you do not have your health, nothing else matters at all.” This is a thought that may increasingly rest on our...
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...