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NHP Report: Gaps in Govt Spending Highlighted

Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare JP Nadda released the National Health Profile (NHP)-2018. The report published annually since 2005, was prepared by the Central Bureau of Health Intelligence (CBHI). It covers demographic, socio-economic, health status and health finance indicators, along with comprehensive information on health infrastructure and human resources in health.

Childhood Cancer Survivors Develop Hormone Disorders

The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline advising healthcare providers on how to diagnose and treat the endocrine disorders that affect a significant portion of childhood cancer survivors in the United States today.

The guideline, titled "Hypothalamic-Pituitary and Growth Disorders in Survivors of Childhood Cancer: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline," was published online and will appear in the July 2018 print issue of The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM), a publication of the Endocrine Society. 

Outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes Worldwide

Frozen corn and possibly other frozen vegetables produced in a company in Hungary are the likely source of an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes that has been affecting Austria, Denmark, Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom. Despite the product recall ordered by the Hungarian Food Chain Safety Office, new cases may still emerge, says the updated risk assessment published by ECDC and the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).

Apps Used For The Diagnosis Of Skin Cancer

According to a study, researchers found successful apps for the diagnosis of skin cancer to market, there is a concern that a lack of testing is risking public safety. The research, outlined at the British Association of Dermatologists' Annual Meeting in Edinburgh, reviewed the medical literature on skin cancer apps to explore the number of apps on the market, ascertain how accurate they are, and what the benefits and limitations of these technological solutions are. Examples of apps include teledermatology, photo storage, and risk calculation.

Prevention Of Dementia With The Help Of Oxygen Therapy

According to a new study, the researchers examined breathing in additional oxygen improves the function of blood vessels in the brain of people with breathing difficulties caused by lung conditions. The study was published in Experimental Physiology. These findings could have implications for future research aiming to prevent the development of diseases affecting the brain, such as dementia.