Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) is a type of cancer where an excess of...
Why is chronic lymphocytic leukaemia on the rise in adults?
Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) is a type of cancer where an excess of B-cell lymphocytes is produced in the bone marrow. B cells function to fight infection and are the predominant type of lymphocyte that accumulates in the bone marrow and blood.
UK government provides £963m funding for NHS in England
The UK government has announced a funding of £963m for health facilities under NHS in England.
More doctors are connecting with patients via social media
Based on recent studies, an estimated 88% of physicians use the web and social media to look into pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical devices, whereas 76% of physicians are utilising mobile devices in their place of practice.
Tweet map: could Twitter be a powerful tool for epidemiologists?
AsTwitter has become more and more popular, ithas gained a reputation for its powerful capability to transmit information in real time. GlobalData is exploring how Twitter may be used in epidemiology.
UK’s Croydon University Hospital opens emergency department
Croydon University Hospital in the UK has inaugurated a new emergency department in a bid to provide better urgent medical care services to patients in the borough.
Manipal Hospitals, TPG Capital and Temasek inch closer to buying Medanta
India-based Manipal Hospitals, along with investment firms TPG Capital and Temasek, is reportedly getting closer to purchasing Global Health, which owns Medanta hospitals, at at Rs 5.8bn-Rs6bn ($819m-$847m).
Women with diabetes and high blood pressure have greater heart risk than men
In a new study, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes each were 40% more strongly associated with the risk of heart disease in women than men.
Community Health Systems’ subsidiaries to sell four hospitals in US
US-based Community Health Systems’ subsidiaries have signed a definitive agreement to sell four South Carolina hospitals to the Medical University Hospital Authority, for an undisclosed sum.
IHH Healthcare acquires controlling stake in Fortis Healthcare
Malaysia-based IHH Healthcare has acquired controlling stake of 31.1% in India-based Fortis Healthcare.