Peer Review in Belgium: Health System Performance Assessment
Belgium piloted its first Health System Performance Assessment (HSPA) framework in 2008. The framework provides the basis to improve decision-making in health systems. Taking the Belgian experience...
Patients ineligible for HCV treatment due to age, comorbidities
LONDON — Age and comorbid medical conditions are the most important reasons patients are ineligible for treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infection, according to data presented at The...
Why big buttocks can be bad for your health
Why budget buttock ops can be bad for your health
Syria-held French journalists freed
Four French journalists held captive in Syria for months have been freed and are in "good health", says President Francois Hollande.
VIDEO: Buttock silicone injections 'lethal'
The BBC's Irene Caselli reports that silicone buttock silicone injections are causing health issues in Venezuela
Current accounts when managed carefully could pay 3.38% interest
If you are prepared to put in the legwork, the returns on savings can be impressive
Savings rates may have been terrible in recent years, but the rush by the banks to offer current accounts paying...
Health Officials to Propose Tighter Monitoring of Water Tanks
Recent surveys by New York City’s health department found that nearly 60 percent of landlords had not complied with existing rules requiring annual inspections.
Poison Pen: The Trouble With Rice
The rice plant is one of nature’s great metal scavengers, with potential health consequences for consumers.
Atypical mentalizing, mirror neuron connectivity may be linked with social impairment in autism
Researchers studied the functional connectivity in theory of mind and mirror neuron system brain networks in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder and found over– and under-connectivity between...
Report calls for talks on consultant pay gap
A new report has urged that action be taken to close the pay gap between new entrant hospital consultants and those who have been in their posts for a number of years.
Health Minister James Reilly...