NHS

Is it time for a tax to fund the NHS?

Is it time for a dedicated (hypothecated) tax to fund the NHS, asks The BMJ in a debate article? A dedicated tax is the only way that we...

Smoke-free NHS

Seeing the same GP associated with fewer hospital admissions

Older patients who see the same general practitioner over time experience fewer avoidable admissions to hospital for certain conditions,...

Drugs

The war on drugs causes massive human rights violations

Financial ties between researchers and drug industry linked to positive trial results

Success story

New set of dates for Medica has been widely approved

The new set of dates running from Monday to Thursday has been widely accepted by the specialist visitors of the world’s largest medical...

NHS needs urgent treatment

Hospital deficits hit £2.45 billion

A leading British medical organisation has issued a hard-hitting report that paints ‘a grim picture’ of the National Health Service...

Market

JADAK to acquire ThingMagic RFID

JADAK LLC, announced that it has acquired the assets of ThingMagic (formerly a Division of Trimble). ThingMagic, based in Woburn,...

Announcement

International Conference on 3D Printing in Medicine

At the 2nd International Conference on 3D Printing in Medicine from May 19-20, 2017 in Mainz, Germany, the focus is on innovative...

Multidrug-resistant TB

Another facet to the migration crisis in Europe

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is widespread globally, with an estimated 480,000 cases in 2014.Although rare in European...

Medanta – The Medicity

Flight type dishwasher cools down the warewash area

Spread across 43 acres, Medanta is one of India’s largest specialty hospitals located in Gurgaon, a bustling town near New Delhi. The...

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MedTech Europe

Medical technologies in EU become one new single entity

EDMA and Eucomed members have voted to dissolve their respective European associations. A new MedTech Europe single entity has been...

European Commission

Proposal on endocrine-disrupting chemicals fails to protect public

The Endocrine Society expressed disappointment in the European Commission's revised proposal on defining and identifying...

POC instruments

Siemens Healthineers acquires Conworx Technology

Siemens Healthineers announced that the company is expanding its informatics capabilities for point-of-care testing with the acquisition of...