Graduates of a community college were more likely to train in family medicine than their medical school peers who did not attend community college, according to results of a study published online July 9 in the Annals of Family Medicine.
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Advanced algorithms working from large chemical databases can predict a new chemical's toxicity better than standard animal tests, suggests a study led by scientists at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
In cancer cells, genetic errors wreak havoc. Misspelled genes, as well as structural variations—larger-scale rearrangements of DNA that can encompass large chunks of chromosomes—disturb carefully balanced mechanisms that have evolved to regulate cell growth
The sex of a baby controls the level of small molecules known as metabolites in the pregnant mother's blood, which may explain why risks of some diseases in pregnancy vary depending whether the mother is carrying a boy or a girl, according to new research from the University of Cambridge
Certain blood thinners approved to treat atrial fibrillation may put patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) at a higher risk of bleeding, according to the results of a study in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN).
The big question about proton beam radiotherapy — is it any better than conventional radiotherapy? — Is being addressed in seven ongoing randomized clinical trials sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI).
The World Bank Board of Directors today approved a $200 million loan to help increase the use and the quality of Sri Lanka’s primary healthcare services. The Primary Healthcare System Strengthening Project builds on years of experience and lessons in Sri Lanka’s health sector and will focus on detection and management of non-communicable diseases in high-risk population groups, responding to the needs of the poorest of the population.
The government has finally put healthcare front and centre, with a bold set of policy and regulatory activities. It has realized that a strong intervention on Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is the only solution to tackle poverty and improve the quality of life of our citizens. It includes calls for substantially increased health expenditure as a percentage of GDP, UHC and quality healthcare available to all.
Researchers from the Queen Mary University of London have been awarded £2 million to study how to improve asthma in African children. The investment from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is part of its Global Health Research Program and will fund the three-year project 'Achieving Control of Asthma in Children In Africa' (ACACIA) taking place in Ghana, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Malawi and Zimbabwe.
A Purdue University-affiliated startup developing a novel treatment for a life-threatening lung condition known as acute respiratory distress syndrome, or ARDS, is taking part in a prestigious startup accelerator program where about $2 million in funding is available.
Any opioid use is associated with involvement in the criminal justice system in the past year, according to a study published online in JAMA Network Open. In this cross-sectional analysis, individuals who reported any level of opioid use were more likely than individuals who reported no opioid use to have physical and mental health conditions and co-occurring substance use.
Involvement in the criminal justice system increased with intensity of opioid use, and any level of opioid use was significantly associated with involvement in the criminal justice system in the past year.