Oncology & Cancer

New cancer 'tracer' promises to detect more tumors earlier

For people waiting for imaging tests to diagnose neuroendocrine cancer, time is of the essence. Now, thanks to researchers at the University of Alberta, a new medical imaging agent for PET scans promises to reduce wait times, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Hong Kong leader says city 'overwhelmed' by Omicron wave

Hong Kong's health facilities have been overloaded by an "onslaught" of COVID-19 infections, its leader said, even as authorities cling to a "zero-COVID" policy despite an unprecedented rise in cases fuelled by the Omicron ...

Medical economics

Study highlights dire need for improved access to emergency care

Health economists wondered if states that expanded Medicaid coverage to more low-income Americans in 2014 under a new provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would lead to increased wait times in emergency departments.

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