Recent data shows that more than one-third of American adults, approximately 92 million...
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 than 12% of these adults reported misusing them, with about 40% of them reporting that they received the drugs directly from family or friends.
Ferrell Hospital in Illinois secures funding and approval for renovation and expansion
Ferrell Hospital in Illinois, the US, has secured funding and governmental approval to commence a $34m expansion and modernisation.
Saudi Arabia’s doctor recall will hit Canada where it hurts
With Saudi Arabia recalling all of its medical residents by 31 August, Canada’s medical institutions are set to receive a huge blow.
NHS pressure against Brexit could be hard for UK Government to ignore
The National Health Service (NHS) has regularly been used as a political tool by both sides of the Brexit debate, with increased healthcare funding often touted as one potential benefit of leaving the EU.
US hospitals warn of drug shortages caused by disaster, flu, GMP issues
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 regulators’ eyes.
HPV vaccination rates nearly quadruple in American men
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the US.