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Registration open for World Congress on Healthy Ageing

Registration open for World Congress on Healthy Ageing

Registration is open for the second World Congress on Healthy Ageing which will be held in Johannesburg from 30 July to 2 August 2015. Themed ‘Bridging the Ageing Divide’, the congress will be a global forum for internationally renowned experts to address healthy...
NICE chief exec questions real costs of R&D

NICE chief exec questions real costs of R&D

In a letter to UK newspaper The Times, the chief executive of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has challenged the real costs of pharmaceutical research and development. Sir Andrew Dillon, who has headed up the UK health technology...
Smartphone app identifies pills in a snap

Smartphone app identifies pills in a snap

Smartphone app identifies pills in seconds. Poor medication use is responsible for 8% of all US healthcare expenditure. That’s $200 billion a year. And often poor medication use arises from poor documentation of a patient’s medication history. Anyone who has ever had...