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Smoking found to increase risk of atrial fibrillation

A recent study found that the more people smoke, the greater their risk of a heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation.

New and unique X-ray system

Lumitron Technologies, Inc. has acquired licenses from the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to bring to market a new generation of advanced X-ray and gamma-ray systems.

Goodness Dental Costa Rica ranked best dental clinic in Costa Rica

Global Clinic Rating (GCR) has ranked Goodness Dental Costa Rica the sixth dental clinic in the world and the best dental clinic in Costa Rica.

Antibiotics being issued without prescriptions

The Telegraph newspaper in the UK has reported that antibiotics are being given out without prescriptions in pharmacies around the world.

Cleveland Clinic expands into China

Cleveland Clinic has announced that it is set to partner with Luye Medical Group to provide its best healthcare practices to the Shanghai New Hong Qiao International Medical Center.

Partnership for patient data driven solutions for precision medicine

Clinerion and the Precision Medicine-Hospital Information System Development Group (P-HIS Development Group) of Korea University Medical Center (KUMC) are collaborating to provide patient data driven solutions.

IHF announces finalists for outstanding achievements in the healthcare industry

The International Hospital Federation (IHF) has announced the 27 finalists in the four categories of the 2018 IHF Awards, which honour innovations and outstanding achievements in the healthcare industry.

Study highlights delays in diagnostic testing

A recent study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases has found that there are substantial delays in diagnostic testing and unnecessary treatment for meningitis in hospitals across England.

New institute to maximise cancer care

A new institute at the University of Cambridge in the UK – the Mark Foundation Institute for Integrated Cancer Medicine – is seeking to revolutionise cancer care.