Published: Oct 10, 2021
This week, YouTube took the step of banning anti-vaccine content on its platform. The outcry against Facebook and YouTube being cesspools of medical misinformation has existed for years; with the stakes increasingly high due to COVID-19, the pressure has increased for these two major platforms to supervise uploaded content.
Published: Aug 22, 2021
The governments idea of allowing people at home to use rapid antigen test kits (ATK) is fraught with risks, as the World Health Organisation (WHO) has not yet endorsed such test kits, the Federation of Doctors of central and general hospitals has warned.
Published: Aug 20, 2021
The National Health Security Office (NHSO) has partnered with the Public Health Ministry and Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) to distribute 8.5 million Covid-19 antigen test kits (ATK) to hospitals and pharmacies across Thailand.
Published: Apr 17, 2021
WASHINGTON - The National Institutes of Health on Friday removed restrictions that the Trump administration imposed on research using fetal tissue, allowing university researchers and government scientists freer rein to use material from elective abortions when studying diseases and possible treatments.
Published: Mar 12, 2021
A rare disease is any disease found in a small percentage of the population. There is a lack of a sample size large enough to gain resources for research and clinical trials, making it tough for patients to access affordable rare-disease medication and treatment.