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Daryl Newsome FBDO R CL SMC(Tech), President of the Association of British Dispensing Opticians, examines the important role that optical practices can play in dealing with eye problems.
One in eight adults (12.7%) who are infected with SARS-CoV-2 experience long COVID symptoms, including chest pain, difficulties breathing, painful muscles and more.
Black patients and female patients with heart failure who qualify as candidates for surgery have a lower chance of getting that operation than white patients or male patients.
Relapse presents a major barrier to recovery from substance use disorders, and sleep disruptions have long been associated with drug withdrawal and relapse.
Malnutrition is often misunderstood as something that only happens in other countries, but UK malnutrition is intensifying.
Smokers or vapers prior to hospitalisation for COVID-19 were more likely to experience severe complications, and die from COVID-19, than their counterparts.
Doctors now must take mandatory training on female-specific health, as a new women’s health strategy pushes for more equal research and medical conduct between genders Women and girls across England will receive more sex-specific healthcare following the release of the Women’s Health Strategy for England. This change for improved medical services...
AI in healthcare covers a wide range of assistance to health systems and workers, but what are the specific benefits and downfalls of its adoption?
NHS cancer patients will be the first to experience drone chemotherapy, which furthers the NHS net zero strategy, as it cuts down travel time and distance.
Health outsourcing has been found to be linked to higher mortality rates, as privatisation of healthcare worsens healthcare services.
Dr Hans Henri P. Kluge & Dr Natasha Azzopardi Muscat explain the importance of putting health at the heart of tourism, including a commitment made in this vein by Europe’s smallest countries to better health systems.
Two NHS trusts in England will collaborate with technology partner Sectra to deploy digital pathology services using cloud infrastructure NHS trusts in East Suffolk and North Essex will transform pathology services through cloud computing for better patient and healthcare services, following a collaboration with medical imaging technology provider Sectra. “Digital pathology...
Patients who attend the same GP are more likely to build a trusted relationship with them, and take their advice – but only 52% of patients can revisit the same GP.
Supporting social care, the government have invested £150 million over the next 3 years to enable digital healthcare transformation, ranging from virtual wards to vaccine records on phones.
Emergency department attendance and instances requiring hospitalisations are 22% higher among cannabis users compared with those who do not.
Ketil Widerberg, General Manager of Oslo Cancer Cluster, describes the complexities of implementing precision cancer medicine in Norway and suggests a way forward.
Tara M. DeSilva from the Department of Neurosciences, Cleveland Clinic, walks us through regenerative therapies for multiple sclerosis, including comment on clues from studying normal brain development.
The majority of businesses supplying products and services into the NHS through surgical pathways cannot have failed to be aware of the declared intent by the NHS to decarbonise the health system.
The vast majority of genetic diseases remains beyond possibilities of treatment with research continuing to be able to offer therapies to the affected patients.
Professor Peter Bannister explores the need for interoperable health records to ensure a digital future for healthcare.