Kindred Healthcare, Billings Clinic and St. Vincent Healthcare open The Rehabilitation Hospital in...
Sectra to install radiology imaging solution at Netherlands’ MUMC
Swedish medical technology company Sectra has been awarded a contract to deploy its solution at the Netherlands’ Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC).
UK hospital admissions due to heart failures shoot 33% in five years
A new survey has found that hospital admissions in the UK due to heart failures have increased by nearly 33% in the last five years.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Bayer open lab
Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Bayer have launched a joint lab for research of new drug candidates to treat chronic lung diseases.
Chasing Cancer considers how to improve patient access to cancer therapies
The discussion was focused on the decreasing involvement of patient participation in clinical trials and mitigation efforts taken by cancer research institutes and pharmaceutical companies.
Increased asthma awareness leads to fewer attacks in US children
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the US, approximately 6 million children in the US aged 0–17 years have asthma.
Social contact is important to reduce the risk of dementia
Diagnosed prevalence of dementia in the 65 years and older population was 4.3% in 2018 and its prevalence is expected to increase in the future, according to Public Health England.
NHS Smokefree strategy: is vaping the better option?
Backing vaping is part of the NHS’ Smokefree strategy, which claims vaping has helped 1.5 million people completely stop smoking and that it is 95% less harmful than traditional smoking