Sunday May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, and so we thought we’d issue you with a challenge. Think you know about tobacco usage and smoking cessation? Our fiendish quiz, drawn from some of our recent research, may well challenge your knowledge.
Once addicted, giving up cigarettes can be an extremely challenging task. But with the availability of nicotine replacement products such as patches, nasal sprays and e-cigarettes, is this becoming easier for smokers?
A recently published thematic series on Universal Health Coverage in Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice presents a different, potentially innovative framework for considering medicines in health systems. Guest blogger Maryam Bigdeli of the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, hosted by the World Health Organization, tells us more.
Meningitis Research Foundation has recently launched an online exhibition highlighting the work of their health intervention project in Malawi called Focus on Action Meningitis. Rachel Perrin, International Development Officer, tells us more about this health intervention.
The Nepal earthquake was the worst the nation has seen in 80 years, but how has this affected expectant mothers and newborns? This blog, originally posted on the Healthy Newborn Network by Kate Kerber explores this question.
In the spirit of Mental Health Awareness Week, I’m sharing my own experience living with a friend with the eating disorder anorexia atypical.
Research published in the International Journal of Health Geographics shows which areas of New York City had the highest levels of posttraumatic stress and depression after Hurricane Sandy.
Patients are being recruited for medical studies straight from their phones, and the deluge of information deriving from these studies could be quickly analyzed by the IT giants. But what does this mean for the health care industry?
Sarah Venis of Médecins Sans Frontières tells us more about what’s being covered at this year’s MSF Scientific Day on May 7 and 8.
A supplement published today in Reproductive Health presents new evidence into the long-term impacts of a mother’s death for families in developing countries. Guest blogger Tezeta Tulloch of FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University, explains the findings.