Obstetrics & gynaecology

The truth about maternal death

Women die in childbirth at alarming rates. Maternal death is an excellent example of what the famous economist and philosopher Amartya Sen calls a "remediable injustice" —a condition that is fundamentally unfair and within ...

Health

Key drivers of high US healthcare spending identified

The major drivers of high healthcare costs in the U.S. appear to be higher prices for nearly everything—from physician and hospital services to diagnostic tests to pharmaceuticals—and administrative complexity.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study finds mental health court curbs recidivism

A new study from Florida Institute of Technology has found that criminal defendants who graduated from mental health court demonstrated substantially reduced re-arrest rates a full three years following their release, the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Individual response to COVID-19 'as important' as government action

How individuals respond to government advice on preventing the spread of COVID-19 will be at least as important, if not more important, than government action, according to a new commentary from researchers at the University ...

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