Vaccination

Israel expands vaccination campaign to teens

Israel began administering COVID-19 vaccines to teenagers Saturday as it pushed ahead with its inoculation drive, with a quarter of the population now vaccinated, health officials said.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Cases of idiopathic intracranial hypertension on the rise in Wales

(HealthDay)—The incidence and prevalence of idiopathic intracranial hypertension are increasing in Wales, corresponding to increasing body mass index (BMI) in the population, according to a study published online Jan. 20 ...

Vaccination

S.Africa vaccine plan raises eyebrows ahead of launch

South Africa's government has started outlining its COVID-19 inoculation plans, despite not yet receiving a single vaccine dose, as it faces criticism over unrealistic targets and a lack of clarity.

Medical research

Trained medical staff can perform safe, effective hernia surgery

Many sub-Saharan countries have a desperate shortage of surgeons, and to ensure that as many patients as possible can be treated, some operations are carried out by medical professionals who are not specialists in surgery.

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