Based on recent studies, an estimated 88% of physicians use the web and...
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.
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.
Rising CO2 levels may drive increase in disease-carrying mosquitoes
Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the primary indicator used by female mosquitos to detect sources of blood meals; however, this stimulus is less effective as atmospheric levels of CO2 increase.
Surge in acute flaccid myelitis is a cause for concern in the US
There has been an increasing number of cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the US starting in 2014. The rare but serious condition affects the nervous system, mostly in children.
India and China drive incidence of new tuberculosis cases
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis that mainly affects the lungs.
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.
Australia on the path to eliminating cervical cancer in 20 years
A recent study published in the Lancet Public Health Journal in October 2018 found that Australia may eliminate cervical cancer by 2035 if the elimination threshold of four new cases per 100,00 women is reached.