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The realisation of human potential for development requires age-specific investment throughout the 8000 days of childhood and adolescence. Focus on the first 1000 days is... [Read More]
Misoprostol drug Cytotec will be pulled from the French market on March 1, 2018, after reported adverse effects of off-label use. Barbara Casassus reports from... [Read More]
On Oct 28, 2017, The Lancet published the World Report "Misoprostol drug to be withdrawn from French market" as an epage.1 After further information was... [Read More]
For the past two decades, the USA has been in the throes of an opioid crisis marked by a rising number of deaths; in 2016,... [Read More]
Unlike other addictions, opioid-use disorder has several highly effective medication treatments available, in particular methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone.1–3 Methadone is the least accessible or acceptable... [Read More]
In this population it is more difficult to initiate patients to XR-NTX than BUP-NX, and this negatively affected overall relapse. However, once initiated, both medications... [Read More]
AIDS-related mortality in children fell by almost half between 2010 and 2016 as a result of declines in new infections and greater access to antiretroviral... [Read More]
Early mortality risk was extremely high among hospitalised HIV-infected children. Urgent ART did not improve survival. [Read More]
Colonialism leaves disfiguring scars among those who are colonised. Few countries inflicted such deep wounds as Britain did during its centuries-long colonial rule of India.... [Read More]
India is not only a large country but a diverse one. As the Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research, Soumya Swaminathan, points... [Read More]
India's national health policy was reformed this year, but lack of accessibility and out-of-pocket expenses still leave rural areas behind. Patralekha Chatterjee reports from Uttar... [Read More]
Per capita disease burden measured as DALY rate has dropped by about a third in India over the past 26 years. However, the magnitude and... [Read More]
The landmark CANTOS trial evaluated the use of canakinumab, a monoclonal antibody targeting interleukin 1β, in 10 061 patients with previous myocardial infarction who had high-sensitivity... [Read More]
The magnitude of hsCRP reduction following a single dose of canakinumab might provide a simple clinical method to identify individuals most likely to accrue the... [Read More]
The social gradient in health describes a graded association between an individual's position on the social hierarchy and health: the lower the socioeconomic position of... [Read More]
Inclusion health is a service, research, and policy agenda that aims to prevent and redress health and social inequities among the most vulnerable and excluded... [Read More]
Our study shows that homeless populations, individuals with substance use disorders, sex workers, and imprisoned individuals experience extreme health inequities across a wide range of... [Read More]
Viral hepatitis caused an estimated 1·4 million deaths in 2015—similar to tuberculosis and more than either HIV or malaria, yet historically these diseases have received... [Read More]
Pneumonia kills almost 1 million children each year, and more than 80% of these deaths are children under 2 years of age. While not solely... [Read More]
On Nov 8, a high-level panel—Health for All: #Walktogether—was held in New York City, NY, USA. It brought together two Elders—former Secretary General of the... [Read More]