A recent study published in the Lancet Public Health Journal in October 2018...
- Los Angeles hospital identifies developmental stage of retinoblastoma
- Is binge eating disorder primarily an American problem?
- CMV presents a serious concern in HIV+ persons
- NHS’s 70th year brings two projects powered by real-life data collection
- TripleCare to launch telemedicine services at Commonwealth Care of Roanoke facilities in Virginia
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.
VCBank divests 69% stake in Royal Hospital for Women in Bahrain
Investment firm Venture Capital Bank (VCBank) has divested a 69% stake in the recently-completed Royal Hospital for Women (RHW) in Bahrain to Amanat Holdings for $39m.
Rare infection surge in the UK threatens contact lens wearers’ sight
The UK has experienced a surge in the number of Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) infections since 2011. AK is an infection of the cornea at the front of the eye. It can be painful, and in severe cases lead to significantly reduced vision or blindness.
Los Angeles hospital identifies developmental stage of retinoblastoma
Researchers of Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) have identified the precise stage when cells grow out of control and form cancer-like masses in human retina.
STI cases are on the rise in the US
Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control show that nearly 2.3 million cases of gonorrhoea, chlamydia, and syphilis were diagnosed in the US in 2017. Figure 1 presents the diagnosed incident cases of gonorrhoea, chlamydia, and syphilis in the US from 2013–2017.
Alarming rise of type 2 diabetes in UK children
Type 2 diabetes is one of the most common non-communicable diseases and is an escalating public health problem globally. Worldwide, 8.8% of adults aged 20 to 79 are estimated to have diabetes, and about 75% live in low and middle-income countries.
New $124m public hospital opens for business in Australia’s Northern Territory
The Palmerston Regional Hospital has formally opened its doors to patients in Holtze in Northern Territory of Australia.