These are the most common types of cancers in Delhi - India Today

The number is likely to go up to 20 lakhs per year by 2026. Breast cancer in women and lung cancer in men are the most common types of cancers being recorded.
#Delhi #News #Health #Healthcare


Yesterday

Navi Mumbai: PMC observes World Cancer Day

The medical health department of Panvel Municipal Corporation (PMC) observed 'World Cancer Day' on february 4. The program started by lighting the lamp by Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anand Gosavi, Ex-Corporator Dr. Arun Kumar Bhagat, Senior Oncologist Dr. Devendra Pal of MOC Foundation. Experts gave information on different diseases and treatment.
#ArunKumarBhagat #PMC #WorldCancerDay #NaviMumbai #News #Health #Healthcare


2 days ago

CDSCO suspends manufacturing of eye drops linked to 55 adverse events in US

The central drugs standard control organisation (CDSCO) has suspended the manufacturing of eye drops and initiated its probe. The fda has warned the consumers not to purchase or use EzriCare Artificial Tears due to potential contamination. This specific drug is not sold in India, it said.
#CDSCO #Tears #India #News #Health #Healthcare


2 days ago

Pharmexcil pulls up eye drop maker

The pharmaceuticals export promotion council of India has sought an explanation from global Pharma Healthcare. The allegedly contaminated eye drop, sold in US as EzriCare Artificial Tears and Delsam Pharma’s artificial tears, are not recommended for sale in India.
#Pharmexcil #India #News #Health #Healthcare


3 days ago

Tamil Nadu-based firm linked to vision loss in US told to halt production- The New Indian Express

A team of central drugs standard control organisation and the state drug controller visited the plant in Tamil Nadu’s Kancheepuram on Friday. They collected samples of the eye drop – Artificial Tears – which were exported to the us. The eye drops are not sold in India.
#TheNewIndianExpress #TamilNadu #TamilNadu #News #Health #Healthcare


3 days ago

Britain faces new ambulance strike dates in Feb, March

Unite said ambulance workers would strike on a series of new dates in February and March. The new dates will add to fears for the safe running of Britain's healthcare service on Feb. 6.
#Unite #Britain #News #Health #Healthcare


2 weeks ago

China to see whopping 36,000 Covid deaths a day as wave to intensify during Lunar New Year holidays

The revised numbers from the independent forecasting firm added 11,000 deaths a day to its December 29 estimates. The company had previously predicted the number of Covid deaths in a single day in China to peak at 25,000. Now, the revised forecast shows the figures to increase as festival travel may have increased the spread of virus.
#LunarNewYear #Covid #China #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

UK nurses stage new walkout as strike wave intensifies

Nurses' union has been seeking a pay raise of 5 per cent above inflation. It has said it will accept a lower offer. The government has angered unions by introducing a bill that will make it harder for key workers to strike.
#WorldNews #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

Pfizer to sell more drugs at cost to poor nations

The move is part of an initiative known as "An Accord for a Healthier World" it said it will now include off-patent medicines, bringing the total number of products on offer to around 500. The expansion will help address the "disease burden and unmet patient needs"
#Pfizer #AnAccordforaHealthierWorld #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

Government drug companies justified in pulling out of an NHS pricing agreement?

The withdrawal looks like a potentially self-destructive hissy fit.PHarmaceutical companies pay a rebate to the health service when branded drug purchases exceed an agreed level.
#NHS #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

I won’t be joining the eight million people on statins just yet

New guidelines propose lowering the threshold for eligibility. It will include the vast majority over 50. But while I am open to the idea, I am in no rush to join the eight million already taking statins.
#TheTimes #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

US drugs firms AbbVie and Eli Lilly quit ‘extreme’ NHS pricing agreement

AbbVie and Eli Lilly have left a voluntary scheme and come under a statutory one, despite it historically having an even higher repayment rate. The move comes after the heads of 13 drugs companies joined the industry in warning that they were being forced to reduce their footprint.
#AbbVie #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

Study linking bivalent vaccines with stroke: Govt says no signals of concern seen in India

Government officials in India said the analysis of adverse events following immunisation through COVID-19 vaccines in the country has showed no signals of concern. Last week, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had flagged that Pfizer and BioNTech's updated (bivalent) vaccines could be linked to a type (ischemic) stroke in people aged 65 and older.
#India #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

Lack of cover for category two ambulance calls in some areas put public safety at risk, Steve Barclay says

The health secretary said the disparate level of emergency cover during recent strikes could not be relied upon to ensure patient and public safety. But he said the lack of cover for category two calls was material to the risk to life of the strike action. He criticised the volatile assurances given to him about cover by trade unions during December's industrial action, claiming the scope and extent of arrangements was being disputed right up to wire.
#SteveBarclay #SkyNews #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

Health Secretary says ambulance strike cover was not enough to keep public safe

'voluntary arrangements' put in place during recent strikes were not enough to "ensure patient and public safety" the health secretary has written to the gm setting out why minimum service levels needed to be set into law during 'blue light' industrial action.
#TheIndependent #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

Nurses threaten to double down as NHS strikes reportedly cause Cabinet rift

For free real time breaking news alerts sent straight to your inbox sign up to our free breaking news emails Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. The health secretary has reportedly told unions he wants to persuade the Treasury to offer higher pay rises to NHS workers. Nurses have threatened to double down on strike efforts next month.
#TheIndependent #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

Armies of nurses and coppers, a new GP deal — this is starting to look like Labour cakeism

Shadow health secretary, wes Streeting, promised to complete Clement Attlee's business. He promised to turn GPs into salaried employees of the state. The idea was condemned forcefully by the GP's trade union.
#Labour #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

NHS in England under more ‘extreme pressure’ than at height of pandemic

The health service is under more “extreme pressure” than it was at the height of the pandemic. Amanda Pritchard, chief executive of the NHS in England, said the service was “over-reliant” on foreign staff and called for universities to “ramp up” training places for medical workers to address staff shortages.
#AmandaPritchard #NHS #England #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

Ministers need a long-term plan for the NHS, not a quick fix

The government’s apparent commitment to the same strategy is proving less amusing for heath leaders and the communities they serve. The challenges of this winter were long predicted. NHS England started winter planning early last summer.
#NHSEngland #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

'We agree that vaccines should be free': Moderna's Noubar Afeyan

The price is slightly higher than the range Moderna suggested last year. It is already getting push back from the likes of Sen. Bernie Sanders. Congress has been unwilling to fund more vaccine purchases as uptake has slowed.
#BernieSanders #Moderna #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

Verily: Alphabet’s life-sciences division Verily laying off 15% of staff: report - The Economic Times

Alphabet's life-sciences subsidiary Verily has laid off around 250 employees or 15% of its staff, according to a news report by The Information. The company will also discontinue Verily Value Suite , a medical software programme, as well as some early-stage products.
#Alphabet #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

Google's sister company Verily lays off 15 per cent staff, top exec quits - India Today

Verily is the first known company to mass lay off employees amid worsening macroeconomic conditions. One of its top executives has also left the company. Its sister brand Google is expected to lay off workers.
#Verily #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

Alphabet Inc: Alphabet's health science unit cuts over 200 jobs, Telecom News, ET Telecom

Accept the updated privacy & cookie policyDear user,ET Telecom privacy and cookie policy has been updated to align with the new data regulations in european Union. You can see our privacy policy & our cookie policy.
#ETTelecom #News #Health #Healthcare


3 weeks ago

Toronto hospital network says systems restored, outage not a cyberattack - The Globe and Mail

The problems with the outage reported Monday were “entirely internal” and there was no breach of patient data, the university health network said. The hospital network had to cancel six surgeries on Monday and was working to reschedule those as quickly as possible.
#TheGlobeandMail #Toronto #News #Health #Healthcare


4 weeks ago

Pfizer CEO rules out generic COVID drug Paxlovid for China

Pfizer is not in talks to license a generic version of its antiviral drug Paxlovid. The drug is currently covered by China's broad healthcare insurance scheme. A separate report by financial magazine Caixin on Monday cited unnamed sources as saying that it had not lowered its price significantly beyond the 1,890 yuan it currently charges.
#Pfizer #Pax #China #News #Health #Healthcare


4 weeks ago

Strikes to go ahead – but ministers’ willingness to talk is a sign of progress

Union negotiators told barclay: “you know we’re going ahead with strikes?”. But the fact ministers sat down with unions to discuss pay at all is, in itself, a breakthrough. For weeks the government has been indicating that reopening this year’s pay deal was not an option. A one-off payment for striking nurses was popular with the public.
#NHS #News #Health #Healthcare


4 weeks ago

Pfizer working to send COVID pill Paxlovid to China - CNBC

In february last year, china approved the drug to treat high-risk patients in several provinces. The drug was supposed to be largely available via hospitals.
#Pfizer #China #News #Health #Healthcare


4 weeks ago

Calls for change as medicine shortage hits Australia

A total of 361 medications are listed as limited around the country, including 45 considered critical. The shortage is due to high demand, and is set to linger several months.
#Australia #News #Health #Healthcare


4 weeks ago

Nicola Sturgeon unveils emergency measures to help Scottish hospitals

Nicola Sturgeon unveils a package of emergency measures to relieve pressure on emergency rooms and allow hospitals to focus on critical care. She admitted she was pessimistic about the chances of averting a strike by Scottish nurses and midwives later this month. The royal college of nursing and the Royal College of Midwives are expected to announce the first strikes in Scotland shortly.
#NicolaSturgeon #RoyalCollegeofMidwives #Scottish #Scotland #News #Health #Healthcare


4 weeks ago

Alzheimer’s disease treatments: What to know about new and future drugs

Lecanemab is an antibody drug from Eisai and partner Biogen. It reduced a sticky plaque, or amyloid, in the brains of people with early-stage Alzheimer’s. The drug is only the second approved by the agency, after Biogen’s Aduhelm. Doctors and researchers have been looking for the arrival of a new therapy.
#Eisai #Alzheimer’s #Alzheimer #News #Health #Healthcare


4 weeks ago

Consumer electronics show 2023: Best of CES 2023: colour-changing car, smart toilets and a see-through fridge - The Economic Times

This year, smart cars sporting the latest technology, smart fridges, and gadgets for the metaverse were the key attractions at the event. CES 2023 saw leading automakers and tech companies collaborating to offer a new experience to car owners.
#TheEconomicTimes #CES #News #Health #Healthcare


4 weeks ago

NYC Nurses Prepare to Strike at Mount Sinai and Montefiore Hospitals - The New York Times

Nurses in Britain went on strike last month for the first time in the 74-year history of the country’s national health service. Many nurses left longstanding jobs at hospitals for higher-paying short-term assignments or they left the profession altogether. The pandemic has also exacerbated a nursing shortage in new york.
#TheNewYorkTimes #Britain #News #Health #Healthcare


4 weeks ago

Over 7,000 nurses poised to strike at 2 big New York city hospitals

The walkout would involve as many as 3,500 nurses at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx and around 3,600 at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. The union said it was being forced into the drastic step because of chronic understaffing that leaves them caring for too many patients.
#HindustanTimes #MontefioreMedicalCenter #News #Health #Healthcare


4 weeks ago

Maharashtra: In biggest govt medical college, 2 in 3 graduates chose Rs 10 lakh fine over rural posting

Between 2015 and 2021, nearly two-thirds of MBBS graduates opt out of their compulsory one-year rural posting. The hospital received Rs 27 crore in penalties for opting out, with many students yet to pay the fine.
#CitiesNews #Maharashtra #News #Health #Healthcare


4 weeks ago

In hospital, I saw first-hand how the NHS has been vandalised

The defunding of the NHS is a political choice by a government that chooses to serve the rich. Up to 500 people are dying each week purely because of delays in A&E.
#NHS #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

New drug slows Alzheimer’s but comes with caveats

A new Alzheimer’s drug is hitting the market. It's the first with clear-cut evidence that it can slow, by several months, the mind-robbing disease. The drug isn’t a cure, it’s only intended for early-stage patients, requires IV doses every two weeks.
#LifestyleNews #Alzheimer’s #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

No 10 says it will be ‘very difficult’ for some people to access NHS this winter

Ministers have a properly funded plan in place to support a health service that many staff and experts say is near collapse. The prime minister is under pressure to act swiftly amid warnings that a crunch in emergency care could last well into spring.
#NHS #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

What would you do to support the NHS? My mother gave up her festive tipple

The entirely human-made crisis in the health service has reduced her quality of life by, conservatively, about 85%. People used to say: reduce the NHS to a state of unworkability, then shrug and say, "Well, plainly it doesn’t work"
#ZoeWilliams #NHS #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

‘Unprecedented combination of high levels of flu and Covid-19’ prompts HSE appeal to avoid A&E if possible - Independent.ie

The HSE is urging people to consider all options before going to a hospital emergency department due to an “unprecedented combination of very high levels of flu, Covid-19 and other respiratory illnesses”. The appeal comes as the health service continues to increase rapidly.
#HSE #Covid19 #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

A&E delays causing up to 500 deaths a week, says senior medic

More than a dozen NHS trusts and ambulance services have declared critical incidents over the festive period. A severe flu outbreak and rising Covid cases are said to be adding pressure to the system and overwhelming hospitals with patients.
#NHS #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

Flu hospitalisations increased SEVEN-FOLD in weeks - warning signs of complications

More than 3,700 patients a day in hospital with the flu last week - up from 520 daily the month beforehand. This time last year, there were only 34 patients in hospital in just a month with flu. A chest infection can develop, which could be severe and life-threatening.
#Express.co.uk #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

China Covid deaths hit 9,000 per day, says report as more nations impose travel restrictions - India Today

The total number of deaths in China linked to Covid in December may hit 100,000. By mid-january, there could be as many as 3.7 million cases in a day.
#IndiaToday #China #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

Flu continues to spread in England with number of hospital patients up 79%

3,746 people a day were hospitalised with flu in the seven days to 25 December. The rise continues a worrying trend, with flu hospitalisations soaring sevenfold. At the same point in November, only 520 flu patients were being hospitalised each day.
#TheGuardian #England #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

Panvel: PMC conducts mock drill to check COVID preparedness in civic hospital

The Panvel Municipal Corporation (PMC) inspected or carried out a mock drill at 22 private and two government hospitals in its jurisdiction. The availability of health facilities, the capacity of isolation beds, ICU and ventilators, beds with oxygen facilities, oxygen cylinders, medicines, injections, and PPE kits were checked.
#PMC #Panvel #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

US Congress Slams FDA for Greenlighting of Alzheimer’s Drug Aduhelm

Fda's approval process for controversial drug, Aduhelm, was rife with irregularities, a congressional report says. Biogen set an "unjustifiably high price for aduhelm" of $56,000 a year to make history with the first drug approved in decades to treat Alzheimer’s.
#USCongress #Alzheimer’sDrugAduhelm #Alzheimer’s #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

Bengaluru: Time to mask up and follow Covid protocol, says TAC chairman- The New Indian Express

If people mask up and follow Covid appropriate behaviour in public spaces, the chances of a spiral in cases would be much less. If the situation demands, fines will be imposed for not wearing masks.
#Covid #Bengaluru #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

Amid rising covid cases, Karnataka makes masks compulsory in schools,colleges

Teachers have been already insisting students take COVID precautions in school. Many of them were reluctant to wear masks again. But we will create awareness about it, says teacher to ANI.
#ANI #Karnataka #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

U.S

TG Therapeutics said it was expecting to launch the drug, branded as Briumvi, in the first quarter of 2023, but did not give details on its pricing. The approval comes with a warning of infusion reactions from the drug.
#TGTherapeutics #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

Four in 10 junior doctors plan to quit NHS as soon as they can, survey finds

Four in 10 junior doctors are actively planning to quit the NHS as soon as they can find another job. A third of those who want to quit NHS plan to work abroad in the next 12 months. Australia is the top choice of destination for junior doctors in the survey by the British Medical Association.
#NHS #Australia #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

Mock drill: Govt hospitals in Bengaluru ready to tackle Covid- The New Indian Express

Mock drills were held at government-run Victoria Hospital, jayanagar general hospital and KC General Hospital on Tuesday. The mock drill focused on bed capacities, which include oxygen and ventilator-supported beds and ICU beds, availability of doctors and oxygen supply.
#TheNewIndianExpress #VictoriaHospital #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

Hospitals overflowing with patients, Covid testing down, says Indian-origin doctor in China - India Today

The government plays down the official death numbers. The government has eased coronavirus-related restrictions even as it grapples with a fresh spurt in virus cases.
#Covid #Indian #China #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

I was a senior NHS doctor – and striking staff have my full support

A senior doctor has recently left the NHS. He read the secret Barrister over Christmas and was amazed by the exact same problems between the justice system and the health service. This has led to a dawning realisation that our public services have been undermined by recent governments.
#NHS #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

Mental health-related emergency department visits and revisits are on the rise among children, study finds

Mental health visits in pediatric emergency departments increased by 8% annually. About 13% of those patients revisited within six months. Pediatric mental health emergency department visits and revisits are both climbing.
#CNN #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

Covid preparedness: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia to attend today’s mock drill at Lok Nayak Hospital

Mock drill is being held as per instructions of the central government to ensure operational readiness of health facilities in the hospitals for the management of Covid. The gaps, if any, would be addressed immediately by the health department officials concerned.
#ManishSisodia #CitiesNews #Delhi #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

Hospitals across India conduct mock drills today to review COVID preparedness: 10 points

Mock drills will focus on capacity of isolation beds, oxygen-supported beds, and ICU beds, number of doctors, nurses, paramedics, AYUSH doctors, and other frontline workers. The drill will be held in all hospitals on Tuesday to check their readiness for Covid management.
#Covid #India #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

BBMP steps up Covid-19 preparedness in Bengaluru- The New Indian Express

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has increased its preparedness to contain the spread of the coronavirus in case there is a spike. The chief commissioner said that 60 per cent of the city’s population is yet to get a booster dose. He also said that in the TAC meeting, BBMP was asked to increase testing.
#BruhatBengaluruMahanagaraPalike #Covid #Bengaluru #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

Ministers plan to scrap NHS England targets to ‘boost efficiency’

The government is preparing to ditch national targets in an attempt to “boost efficiency”. The review was led by a former health secretary. He was thought of as a moderniser in the Blair years.
#Blair #NHSEngland #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

Chandigarh health department to review covid preparations

The central government has directed all states and UTs to step up surveillance and review preparation for management of cases. The mock drill will review bed capacity, oxygen supported isolation beds, ventilators, availability of healthcare staff, ambulances, medicines, vaccines and other Covid related facilities.
#HindustanTimes #Chandigarh #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

Telangana govt hospitals gear up for Covid mock drill - Telangana Today

Mock drill will be taken up at all government hospitals involved in treating Covid patients in the last three Covid waves. The mock drill was suggested by the union Health Ministry. It will be conducted at Gandhi Hospital, district hospital in King Koti and Telangana Institute of Medical Sciences (TIMS) at Gachibowli.
#HealthMinistry #GandhiHospital #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

Labour warns government to cut waiting lists not standards in row over NHS targets

Health secretary wes Streeting said ministers would be wrong to “water down” or scrap standards. Patients are languishing on waiting lists and suffering long waits for ambulances amid claims the service is close to collapse.
#wesStreeting #Labour #News #Health #Healthcare


1 months ago

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