Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How COVID-19 impacted UK healthcare

Just one-third of people in the UK managed to access the hospital care they needed at the peak of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic—according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

Medical economics

New technology could increase health inequities

New technology is good for patients and the healthcare system. But it could also expand the already significant health disparities in Norway and other countries.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mexico rises above 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases

Mexico topped 2 million confirmed coronavirus cases and 175,000 deaths related to COVID-19 on Tuesday, though officials concede that the country's extremely low rate of testing means the real figures are much higher.

Oncology & Cancer

EU stumps up 4 billion euros in fight against cancer

The European Commission on Wednesday unveiled a four-billion-euro ($4.8-billion) plan to prevent, treat and research cancer in the EU as part of a bigger project for an integrated health policy.

Medical economics

COVID-19 vaccine nationalism could cost world up to $1.2 trillion

Nationalistic behavior by governments may exclude some countries from gaining access to COVID-19 vaccines and cost the global economy up to $1.2 trillion a year in GDP, according to a new study from the not-for-profit research ...

Vaccination

Impact of HPV vaccination mandates on social inequalities

A postdoctoral researcher at the University of California, Riverside, has discovered human papillomavirus, or HPV, vaccination mandates fall short of ensuring both higher levels of uptake and equal uptake of the vaccine across ...

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