Tag Archives: medical

The Cost of Healthcare Can Drive Medical Rationing and Crowd Out Other Household Spending

One in five people in the U.S. cannot afford to pay for quality health care — an especially acute challenge for Black and Hispanic Americans, according to a West Health-Gallup poll conducted in March 2021, a year into the COVID-19 pandemic. “The cost of healthcare and its potential ramifications continues to serve as a burdensome… Read More »

Medical clinic added to alert list

A medical and dental clinic in Sydney’s west has become the latest venue of concern for NSW Health. Anyone who attended the Wentworthville Medical and Dental Clinic on January 15 between 11.30am and 1.15pm and was present in the dental, physio and imaging waiting room is now considered a close contact of a confirmed COVID-19… Read More »

Healthway Medical Group integrates primary and specialist clinics on teleconsult app

Healthway Medical Corporation Limited (HMC), a private healthcare provider based in Singapore, has announced that its pediatric unit, Singapore Baby and Child Clinic has been onboarded onto its proprietary teleconsultation app. HMC said it will integrate further specialist clinics into the app in the months ahead.  Island Orthopaedics and the Nobel Group of clinics will… Read More »

Medical News Today: Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.” Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition,… Read More »