Providing palliative care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center can be taxing for nurses trying to extend and improve the lives of seriously ill patients, especially amid the pandemic.
While protecting physical health has been the main concern during the first months of the crisis, it is also placing huge mental strains on large swathes of the global population, the UN said in policy brief.
Plastic pollution is so widespread in the environment that you may be ingesting five grams a week, the equivalent of eating a credit card, a study commissioned by the environmental charity WWF International said on Wednesday.
Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday declared the Ebola virus disease outbreak in Congo a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of the Mubadala healthcare network, has performed 74 transplant operations since conducting its first procedure in 2017. This has included heart, lung and liver transplants, live related liver transplants (where people share a portion of their liver with a relative), and kidney transplants.
As India ranked 10th in the global infection list, India's top medical body has said the human trials of COVID-19 vaccine may begin at least in six months.
Diabetes is the most significant cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD). The rise in the number of diabetic patients in India directly correlates with the increase in the number of kidney disease patients.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has shared a mesmerising video clip of an Emirati nurse’s lifestyle. It shares the touching story of a nurse named Reem.
Although the mother was COVID-19 positive, the doctors, nurses and staff at Zulekha Hospital did not discriminate against her nor was her care delayed for any reason.
The initiative aims to provide affordable medicines to uninsured and low-income expat patients or those whose insurance is not covering the cost of treatment of the following diseases; pulmonary arterial hypertension, multiple myeloma, active ulcerative colitis.