In a Vital Signs report published at the beginning of this month, the...
- More than half of osteoporosis cases go undiagnosed
- With vaccine supply stretched thin, Brazil faces yellow fever outbreak
- Early prostate cancer diagnosis: can Theresa May’s plan mimic results in Japan?
- Burden of chronic lymphocytic leukemia is disproportionately higher in men
- Adolescent depressive episodes are increasing in the US, but treatment is lacking
Greiner Bio-One Expands its Range of Safety Products for Blood Collection
In response to high demand for Greiner Bio-One safety products, the existing range will be joined by the new VACUETTE® SAFETY Winged Set. As always, the aim is to provide functional, user-friendly and patient-friendly product solutions.
Availability of the HPV vaccine is improving in China
Cervical cancer is a significant health concern that accounted for 239,000 deaths worldwide in 2015. While global incidence rates of cervical cancer are decreasing, it remains the most commonly diagnosed female cancer in 11 countries. Human papilloma virus (HPV) infections are the major cause of cervical cancer.
More than half of osteoporosis cases go undiagnosed
Osteoporosis has become a highly prevalent disease in the world today as the average lifespan has improved. Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors have also grown, contributing to the increasing rates of osteoporosis seen globally.
Breast cancer screening in the UK: an administrative failure
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), breast cancer is the second most common cancer in the world and the most common cancer in women worldwide, accounting for 16% of all female cancers.
Ophthalmologists in UAE develop new procedure to diagnose retinal problems in children
A team of four ophthalmologists at Moorfields Eye Hospital Dubai and Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi has developed a new procedure to diagnose eye problems in children.
A century after the 1918 flu pandemic, are we prepared for the next outbreak?
The influenza pandemic of 1918, also known as the Spanish flu, is the most severe influenza outbreak to be recorded in recent history.
Diminishing returns: tackling inefficiency in hospitals
“When you have your health, you have everything. When you do not have your health, nothing else matters at all.” This is a thought that may increasingly rest on our minds, as we as a society grow ever-older and our joints ever-creakier.
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.
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.