Medical research

Revamped guidance 'cleans up' medical device instructions for use

Medical device manufacturers, regulators, and healthcare technology management (HTM) experts recently joined forces to solve a long-standing issue for medical device processing: confusing instructions for use (IFUs). These ...

Vaccination

In Texas, COVID vaccines on the go

A park near Houston has been turned into a five-lane, drive-thru vaccination center popular with the elderly in this city hard hit by the pandemic.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Malawi setting up field hospitals to cope with virus surge

Malawi faces a resurgence of COVID-19 that is overwhelming the southern African country where a presidential residence and a national stadium have been turned into field hospitals in efforts to save lives.

Vaccination

Jordan launches COVID vaccination campaign

Jordan launched a COVID-19 vaccination campaign on Wednesday, beginning with jabs for healthcare workers, people with chronic illnesses and those over the age of 60.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Pandemic is tied to big rise in U.S. heart deaths

In a finding that highlights another health consequence of the coronavirus pandemic, researchers report that the risk of dying from heart disease increased during the coronavirus lockdowns last spring, likely because people ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Vaccine rollout hits snag as health workers balk at shots

The desperately awaited vaccination drive against the coronavirus in the U.S. is running into resistance from an unlikely quarter: Surprising numbers of health care workers who have seen firsthand the death and misery inflicted ...

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