Mobile phones and smart devices will have a large role to play in improving access to healthcare and involving patients more in their own treatment, a leading Oxford University academic has said in a lecture in New Delhi.
Australian researchers have discovered that the reductions in heart events and death, from using blood pressure-lowering drugs in patients with type 2 diabetes, persist for many years after treatment has stopped.
Preeminent global medical researcher Terry Dwyer revolutionised the world’s approach to SIDS. Now, he is bringing the world’s largest childhood cancer research project to an Australian-based medical research institute in Britain.
FoodSwitch UK, the smartphone application launched by the Food Policy Group at The George Institute for Global Health, is one of three apps to win the Public Health England (PHE) Health X initiative competition.
In a landmark study published in The Lancet today, a global team of researchers has shown that if doctors simply changed the way they determine who to administer blood pressure-lowering treatment to, many less people would die or suffer serious heart conditions.