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COVID-19 for R&D: Blessing or Curse?

COVID-19 for R&D: Blessing or Curse?

This week Cancer Research UK has announced that it has cut funding to its research activities. At the same time, the EU is aiming to raise... Read more

Warnings about Potential Treatments for COVID-19

Warnings about Potential Treatments for COVID-19

An early-released review warns about potentially serious adverse events for chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin when used... Read more

Exponential Growth of COVID-19 Cases in Africa

Exponential Growth of COVID-19 Cases in Africa

There are now more than 10,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa with over 500 deaths. Due to the rapid spread of the virus over recent... Read more

World Health Day: State of the World’s Nursing Report

World Health Day: State of the World’s Nursing Report

7 April is World Health Day, and this International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife it celebrates the work of nurses and midwives and... Read more

Policy, Guidance and Recommendations for COVID-19 Decision-Making

Policy, Guidance and Recommendations for COVID-19 Decision-Making

The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to expand its COVID-19 resource base for policymakers and decision-makers with new briefs... Read more

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Let’s start with a quip. When you want to become an oncologist, you only need three or four years of primary school. You need to be able to read and write. The pathologist will tell you what type of cancer the patient has, you can read in the protocol what to do, what the treatment is, and for the dose you need to know: ‘Is it a man or a woman,... Read more

If somebody had asked me this question, “How are you, nurse?” 6-8 weeks ago, I would have probably cried. The situation in Great Britain was pretty tough, worse than in March-April 2020, when the whole crisis of COVID-19 started for us in the UK! I guess no other European country had to go through that bushfire we have to go through with the... Read more

“Cancer is a mobile disease. It changes while you look at it. Treat it like tuberculosis; 4 drugs for one year, at the same time!” Professor David Tuveson, CSHL   We do not execute what we already know!   Patients are dying because the scientific knowledge that is available today is not implemented to improve the... Read more

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Liver Fibrosis: Patients Can Be At Risk Of Death Even Without Exhibiting Symptoms

2020 18 Dec

1 in 5 advanced fibrosis patients evolves to cirrhosis in as little as two and a half years. The liver is the largest gland in the human body and, weighing roughly two kilograms, it is the second largest organ after the skin. Its varied functions include supplying the brain with glucose, filtering toxins out of the blood, producing proteins,... Read more

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Spotlight On: Sutter Health Fights Pneumonia One Toothbrush at a Time

2020 23 Apr

Pneumonia can be deadly in a hospital setting. Two main factors contribute to the approximately 20 percent mortality rate of this healthcare-associated infection (HAI). First, whatever condition brought the patient to the hospital in the first place has likely weakened them, making the patient more vulnerable to the illness. Plus, the germs that patients... Read more

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Spotlight On: Inova Fairfax Medical Campus Reduces CLABSI with APSS #2

2020 23 Apr

HAIs are costly both in terms of harm/mortality and cost. Close attention to aseptic practices and monitoring patients can greatly reduce the incidence of these infections. Central Line-Associated Bloodstream infections (CLABSIs) are the most costly type of hospital-acquired infections, both in terms of morbidity and mortality, and financial... Read more

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HealthManagement.org Welcomes New IT Editor-in-Chief

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