• Will an expedited FDA drug-approval process result in a win-win situation?
    Accelerating the FDA drug-approval process has been a broadly bipartisan supported issue. But will it be a win-win situation for patients and pharmaceutical companies?
  • Singapore's MOH to improve palliative care by increasing inpatient beds
    To meet the needs of an ageing population, the Ministry of Health will be upgrading palliative care services through funding as well as increasing inpatient beds by 2020.
  • New transparency rules for pharma companies leave Australian health experts furious
    Pharmaceutical companies were found to spend over AUS$2.6 million on "educational events" for doctors on a new generation of blood thinners, in just six months. To add to concerns, these companies will no longer have to publish information about what they spend on such events.
  • Saved by Sali: The app that can help everyone save anyone
    Sali is a mobile application designed to do two things: teach basic life support and empower communities to respond to emergencies on their own. Its objective is to universalize CPR education and training.
  • Retracted study puts China's efforts of organ transplant reform in the spotlight
    A study by Chinese surgeons was retracted due to accusations that the research involved livers that were extracted from executed prisoners of conscience. WHO has also announced that China has taken steps to end its once-illegal-widespread practice of harvesting organs from executed prisoners, but critics remain unconvinced.
  • Typhoon Haiyan health impacts: What the studies say

    On record, Typhoon Haiyan is one of the most intense tropical storms and the deadliest to have hit the Philippines, leaving more than 6,000 dead in the storm's aftermath. MIMS compiled some of the retrospective, health-related studies that emerged years later, each of them offering insights that may improve disaster management in the future.

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    Meskipun ada wanita yang diterapi mengalami keguguran setelah tiga bulan, namun alat ini masih bisa disebut sebagai penemuan mutakhir. Selain itu, ini juga menjadi awal dari pengembangan tabung tes bayi lima tahun kemudian yang dilakukan oleh Patrick Steptoe dan Robert Edwards di Inggris.
  • Critics slam FDA's latest DMD drug approval, forces company to pause drug launch
    This week, the US saw the first steroid for DMD being FDA-approved. However, the drug was slated for an inflated price of USD89,000 a year. After Congress and frustrated parents questioned the price hike, the company has paused the drug launch.
  • Man’s pacemaker data leads police to suspect arson
    A man was suspected of arson and insurance fraud after data from his pacemaker pointed to further inconsistencies between his statements and the evidence the police obtained.
  • MOH: Possible spike in dengue cases, Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes not released nationwide yet
    The Malaysian Ministry of Health is predicting a possible spike in the number of dengue cases in July and August, but there are no nationwide plans of releasing mosquitoes containing the Wolbachia bacteria in dengue-affected areas.