Cardiology

Heart surgery backlog requires urgent action

Urgent action is needed to clear the backlog of people with a common heart condition waiting for life-saving treatment, according to new research.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Obesity lowering the age for knee replacements

More than half of Australians who underwent knee replacement for osteoarthritis were obese, increasing their risk of having the operation at a younger age, especially among women.

Health

The devastating cost of austerity on health across the UK

People across the U.K. are dying younger as a result of austerity, with people living in the poorest areas hardest hit. A new report out today calls for urgent action and presents 40 recommendations to turn the situation ...

Health

How climate affects health

Over the last few years, we've seen that rising temperatures and extreme weather events can significantly affect the health of people around the world.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study: One in two patients across ICUs in India suffers from sepsis

India has a high burden of sepsis with more than one in two patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) across the country developing this complication with associated high rates of anti-microbial resistance and death ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Riot-hit Netherlands braces for new COVID curbs

The Netherlands will tighten its partial COVID lockdown on Friday with the early closure of bars, restaurants and shops, as police prepare for possible new riots against the curbs.

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