If you’re sick the treatment you get is not specifically matched to you; it’s the same as for everyone else with that condition.
Tear gas in the air and the sound of police shotguns fill the streets — every day since April thousands of Venezuelans have been protesting in the capital city of Caracas.
Heart surgery, prenatal care, organ transplants, and blood transfusions.
People are today surrounded by an overwhelming amount of information and knowledge on almost any topic of interest, including a variety of online symptom-checkers that encourage self-diagnosis.
Some of the world’s biggest drug companies warned that they will withdraw from the UK market if the NHS does not receive an extra £20bn a year.
Google’s life-science arm, Verily, is initiating Project Baseline — a 10,000 person study to gain a better understanding of people’s predisposition to various illnesses.
“Low-value” prescriptions will no longer be provided to patients on the NHS in an attempt to cut costs.
After many decades of prohibition doctors in the US now prescribe medical cannabis for a range of conditions, from HIV and Aids, to nausea and vomiting in cancer patients, pain and epilepsy.