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bmj;358/sep22_3/j4341/FAF1faJohn Martin Ellison was born in Leeds. Like most of his family, his parents were doctors. He was educated at Repton School and the University of Leeds Medical School. He...
A selection of opinions on health care from around the country.
Editorial pages include policy analysis of the Graham-Cassidy health care bill and examine some of the key policies now in play.
Opinion writers express outrage at the contents of the Senate GOP's latest attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare and explore the political motivations for pursuing the measure's passage.
Each week, KHN compiles a selection of recently released health policy studies and briefs.
Media outlets report on news from California, Florida, Texas, Illinois and Pennsylvania.
The severity of former NFL player Aaron Hernandez's CTE, a degenerative disease believed to be caused by concussions, is usually found in players in their 60s. He was 27 when he committed suicide in jail.
Anne Arundel Health System joins hospitals across the region and the state of Maryland in attempting to eradicate a problem medical institutions now realize they helped create. Meanwhile, the Senate HELP Committee will hold a hearing to address the epidemic next month.
The National Institutes of Health's wide-sweeping data-gathering project, called "All Of Us," has set a goal of ensuring that more than half of the participants come from communities that are historically underrepresented in biomedical research. In other public health news: brain science, diabetes-related amputations, kidney disease and more.
With a higher rate of infection reported among vets than the general population, the Department of Veterans Affairs started taking proactive measures three years ago to cure patients. Meanwhile, Agent Orange exposure and a wrongful death case are also in veterans health news headlines today.
“We need a new payment model,” Steve Miller, chief medical officer at Express Scripts Holding Co., said while criticizing Novartis' new drug.
Lawmakers have some questions for Merck (MRK) about how a cyberattack in June roiled its operations.
Antiepileptic drugs and the potentially harmful effects on unborn children has hit the headlines as a survey reveals many women have not received the new safety warnings about the dangers of taking it during pregnancy.
Objective To estimate the incidence and prevalence of resistant hypertension among a UK population treated for hypertension from 1995 to 2015.Design Cohort study.Setting Electronic health records...
The recent controversial article in The BMJ1 wasn’t the first commentary to suggest that we should abandon the notion of a course of antibiotics and rethink the whole strategy of duration of therapy...
Science and technology company, Merck, has announced the availability of Mavenclad (cladribine tablets) in the UK and Ireland for the treatment of adults with highly active relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS).
A recent study, performed by the Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, in collaboration with DuPont Nutrition & Health, has demonstrated that probiotics can positively change intestinal microbiota in patients with colon cancer