Brazil is experiencing a yellow fever epidemic in the face of a global...
- With vaccine supply stretched thin, Brazil faces yellow fever outbreak
- Early prostate cancer diagnosis: can Theresa May’s plan mimic results in Japan?
- HPV vaccination rates nearly quadruple in American men
- Time to overhaul UK healthcare funding?
- Adolescent depressive episodes are increasing in the US, but treatment is lacking
With vaccine supply stretched thin, Brazil faces yellow fever outbreak
Brazil is experiencing a yellow fever epidemic in the face of a global vaccine shortage.
New research protocols launched for ill children at Nicklaus Hospital
Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in the US has collaborated with Rady Children’s Institute for Genomic Medicine and Sanford Health to launch two genomic medicine research protocols for effective diagnosis and treatment of children with unexplained illnesses.
Early prostate cancer diagnosis: can Theresa May’s plan mimic results in Japan?
On April 10, 2018, UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced a £75M (approximately $106M) investment into prostate cancer diagnosis and research. The plan aims to focus on early diagnosis in men in high-risk groups, including black men, men ages 50 and over, and men with a family history of the disease. The UK appears to be following the lead of Japan, where prostate cancer is typically diagnosed at an earlier stage compared with the other markets analysed by GlobalData.
HPV vaccination rates nearly quadruple in American men
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the US.
US-based AMN Healthcare Services closes two acquisitions
AMN Healthcare Services has closed two purchases - MedPartners, a mid-revenue cycle firm, and two associated brands in healthcare solutions, Phillips DiPisa and Leaders For Today.
Fortis Healthcare’s hospital business to be demerged into Manipal Hospitals
Fortis Healthcare has signed an agreement to demerge its hospitals business, Fortis Hospitals, into TPG-backed Manipal Hospitals, part of Manipal Education and Medical Group (MEMG).
The seven major markets face the growing burden of age-related macular edema
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive eye condition that causes the patient to gradually lose their central vision, which is used to focus the eye straight ahead.