Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

WHO alarmed at STD spread in the era of dating apps

The World Health Organization expressed alarm Thursday at the lack of progress on curbing sexually transmitted diseases, while one of its experts warned of complacency as dating apps are spurring sexual activity.

Medications

The creeping problem of drug shortages

Dozens of drugs are suddenly unavailable every year. In Canada, we read about shortages of Epipens, opioids and antibiotics and before that, it was saline. In India, it is anti-HIV drugs for children. The problem is global, ...

Medications

ASHP: SVP, injectable opioid shortages threaten patient care

(HealthDay)—The widespread shortages of injectable opioids and small-volume parenteral (SVP) solutions are jeopardizing patient care and placing a strain on hospital operations, according to a report published by the American ...

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