Medical economics

How to pay for national pharmacare

A new analysis in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) http://www.cmaj.ca/lookup/doi/10.1503/cmaj.180897 outlines the potential government cost of a national Canadian pharmacare program and sets out approaches to shifting ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

To fight superbugs, fight poverty

On May 26, 2016, researchers at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center reported the first case of what they called a "truly pan-drug resistant bacteria." By now, the story has been well-covered in the media: a month ...

Health

Public sector workers sleep-deprived, says study

Research led by the University of Leeds has found those working gruelling hours across the public sector are being left sleep deprived – with many only managing six hours sleep per night.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is Ebola diverting resources from other neglected diseases?

Thanks in part to the Ebola crisis, neglected diseases have grabbed the world's attention. These diseases predominantly affect developing nations with limited resources to fund research, pay for treatments, and support public ...

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