Vaccination

Slovenia halts AstraZeneca jab as precaution

Slovenia's government said on Monday it was joining other European nations in suspending use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 jab as a precaution over blood clot fears.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Difficult to implement national coronavirus restrictions in Malawi

Households need financial support if COVID-19 restrictions are to be successful in Malawi. Furthermore, the authorities issuing the restrictions have an additional bearing on their enforceability. These are findings from ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

From findings to therapy: Why doctor-patient talk is central

Developing a medical indication is an everyday process but still lacks a precise definition. In clinical practice, the process is informed by medical expertise and the condition of the individual to be treated. According ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How COVID-19 threatens efforts to contain HIV/AIDS in South Africa

When the COVID-19 pandemic began to spread rapidly across the globe, scientists expressed concern that people living with HIV would be particularly severely affected. This was because those with compromised immune systems ...

Medical economics

Benefits of informal health expertise

A helpful reminder – something as simple as "Are you taking your medications?" – could conceivably prolong a life.

Other

Romanian baby born with stunted intestines dies

(AP) -- A Romanian baby born with virtually no intestines who confounded doctors by tenaciously clinging to life and captured international attention and offers of medical help, died on Thursday. He was nine months old.

Health

Even limited telemedicine could improve developing health

A lack of infrastructure in developing countries, and particularly in rural areas, often ensures that healthcare provision is absent. Research published in the International Journal of Services, Economics and Management by ...

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