The Foundation to Build Back Better: Education
NEW YORK, Jun 22 2020 (IPS) - To realize the concept of ‘build back better,’ we need a foundation. That foundation is education. This is an incontestable truth.
Digital health: guardian angel or 'Big Brother'?
Cardiologist Professor Martin Cowie raised an important issue during a session to examine the challenges of the Digital Cardiovascular Health Revolution, held at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2019 in Paris.
Restoring radiology to the 'new normal' after COVID-19
Diagnostic imaging examinations and radiology departments have been essential in the care of the millions of COVID-19 patients. As the virus abates, how should radiology departments return to “normal” operations?
Stanford Medicine study details molecular effects of exercise
Researchers at the School of Medicine have shown how exercise changes the body at a molecular level and have identified blood markers of fitness.
Why precision medicine won’t transform healthcare – but governance could
Could precision medicine see a resurgence in the post-COVID era? Not without fixing longstanding policy and governance challenges like cross-border data access, ethical technology development, genomic data policies and viability of diagnostics development.
COVID-19 related podcasts just released from top research fields of the Lancet
The Lancet released new podcasts on all different topics within the scope of the outbreak of COVID-19.
Coronavirus COVID-19 - Live map shows spread of the virus
The interactive map of the John Hopkins University shows the live spread of the Coronavirus. Currently, there are worldwide 81.500 infected (Status: 26h February, 12:09 AM, UTC/GMT +0)
New WHO courses for COVID-19 available
The benefit of these self-paced courses is the learn effect of the identification and the structure of the novel-coronavirus and its issues, supported by a number of widely spoken languages.
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was identified in 2019 in Wuhan, China. This is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans.
Coronavirus Makes Inequality a Public Health Issue
“It may seem like a ridiculous idea but the only way to fight the plague is with decency.” – Dr Rieux in Albert Camus’s 1947 novel, The Plague.
How infants benefit from a bilingual home
A study finds that infants from bilingual homes pay attention to new information faster than other children.
Study finds functional medicine model is associated with improvements in health-related QOL
In the first retrospective cohort study of the functional medicine model, Cleveland Clinic researchers found that functional medicine was associated with improvements in health-related quality of life. The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network Open.
NHS treating 5,000 diabetics a day as one in 10 patients now suffer with illness, figures reveal
Hospitals are being deluged by 5,000 type 2 diabetics a day, new figures reveal as one in 10 patients are now suffering from a form of the illness linked to being overweight and inactive.
More than 1.7million people with type 2 diabetes were admitted to hospitals last year, costing the NHS an estimated £22million a day.
A ‘Cure’ for Ebola but Will it Stop the Outbreak if People Won’t Get Treatment?
While people in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are slowly being made aware that scientists have discovered two drugs that are effective in treating Ebola, letting go of the fear and anxiety that has prevailed across the country this year will require more work.
Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’
“Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator told the Security Council on Tuesday, a conflict which is still claiming lives.
Why Doctors Hate Their Computers
Digitization promises to make medical care easier and more efficient. But are screens coming between doctors and patients?
On a sunny afternoon in May, 2015, I joined a dozen other surgeons at a downtown Boston office building to begin sixteen hours of mandatory computer training.
Incident Management System
To enhance World Health Organisations Emergency Programme (WHE) response capability,
To enhance World Health Organisations Emergency Programme (WHE) response capability, WHE proposed the development of a series of training packages to build staff competencies, skills and knowledge, to enhance deployment and response capability.
MARIJUANA: The Latest Scientific Findings and Legalization
California, Massachusetts, Maine, and Nevada became the latest states to legalize recreational marijuana, bringing to 28 the number of states that have okayed the drug for medicinal use, recreational use, or both ...
What do we know about the health impacts of marijuana, and what do we still need to learn?
Estimating HIV incidence and number of undiagnosed individuals living with HIV in the European Union/European Economic Area, 2015
Since 2011, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) incidence appears unchanged in the European Union/European Economic Area with between 29,000 and 33,000 new cases reported annually up to 2015.
Typhoid Fever: A Race Against Time
Salmonella uses immune cells, the Biozentrum of the University of Basel
The life-threatening disease typhoid fever results from the ongoing battle between the bacterial pathogen Salmonella and the immune cells of the body. Prof. Dirk Bumann's research group at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel has now uncovered how the typhoid pathogen repeatedly manages to evade the host's immune system. Their findings are published in the scientific journal Cell Host & Microbe