Tag Archives: People

People with learning disabilities ‘trapped’ in hospitals as target missed

An NHS target to reduce the number of people with learning disabilities being treated in long-stay hospitals has been missed, resulting in more than 2,200 remaining in-patients in England. Charities say they are at risk of abuse and neglect in hospital units and should be cared for in homes in the community, close to their… Read More »

German association starts AI research to help people with congenital heart defects

The nationwide competence network for congenital heart defects (KNAHF) is starting its AI research in what could mean new chances for heart medicine in Germany. KNAHF is a German association that has been conducting research in the field of heart disease since 2003 in order to improve medical diagnostics, therapy and prevention. Its founding was initiated by the… Read More »

This Vaccine Is Making Some People Sick

According to the Center for Disease Control, Zostavax is a medication that was licensed in 2006 to treat shingles. It is administered through a shot and only one dose is given to protect individuals from acquiring shingles. While the product is marketed as a safeguard against the shingles virus, the vaccine has caused adverse effects… Read More »