16 May 2024

Limited efficacy of common local anaesthetic

Liposomal bupivacaine was launched on the market twelve years ago to provide long-lasting local control of pain. The medication is...

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14 May 2024

First ever medicine decommissioned on environmental grounds

NHS England has decommissioned desflurane because of its global warming potential. Desflurane is a general anaesthetic that has a global...

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9 May 2024

Karger Publishers launches its fifth annual Vesalius Innovation Award to advance health sciences

For the fifth consecutive year, Karger Publishers is seeking top-of-the-line applicants for its Vesalius Innovation Award. The award is aimed...

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25 April 2024

Chronic pain linked to socioeconomic background

Development of chronic musculoskeletal pain can be influenced by socioeconomics, fear of movement, smoking and poorer support networks, new research...

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18 April 2024

A small robot car can reduce children’s stress before surgery

Undergoing medical treatment, having surgery or simply being admitted to hospital are situations that make children fearful and anxious, especially...

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12 April 2024

Developing an international consensus on future pandemic preparedness

A pioneering international collaboration, led jointly by a Teesside University academic, has identified new research priorities needed to prepare for...

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18 March 2024

Future vaccine makers to get VR-assisted training centre of excellence

Future medicine and vaccine makers will be able to develop their skills using virtual reality thanks to a new national...

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27 February 2024

Action® Pressure Management Range available from Central Medical Supplies

Promotional feature The Action® range of pressure ulcer prevention products is exclusively available in the UK from Central Medical Supplies...

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