Health

15.04.2018

Commemoration day of autism in Paestum

Commemoration day of autism in Paestum

At the 9th of April 2018 a celebration took place in commemoration of the autism spectrum disorder, in the archeological Park of Paestum, a town in Southern Italy. This day is regarded as very important for the staff of the park and people who are victims of this particular disease. »

26.03.2018

Italy, Germany and the EU’s Future

Italy, Germany and the EU’s Future

The once powerful center-left went down to defeat. As it accommodated to capital, it eroded its trade union base. It bailed out banks and financial speculators, while inflicting ruinous austerity measures on their own populations to pay for it. When center-left parties embraced socially progressive policies, voters supported them, like… »

10.03.2018

Nearly 800 Quebec Doctors Demand Their Pay Raises Go To Nurses, Improving Healthcare Overall

Nearly 800 Quebec Doctors Demand Their Pay Raises Go To Nurses, Improving Healthcare Overall

“These increases are all the more shocking because our nurses, clerks, and other professionals face very difficult working conditions, while our patients live with the lack of access to required services because of the drastic cuts in recent years.” by Julia Conley, staff writer for Common Dreams Hundreds of… »

01.03.2018

Blockchain Will Upend Big Medicine

Blockchain Will Upend Big Medicine

Posted on: Monday, February 26th 2018 at 1:45 pm Written By: James Grundvig The original article, copyrighted by GreenMedInfo LLC, 2018, can be found here. Here are GreenMedInfo Re-post guidelines Translated into Italian in two parts: here and here   The third digital revolution to… »

01.03.2018

How Uncle Sam launders marijuana money

How Uncle Sam launders marijuana money

The government accepts marijuana money for taxes… The government makes a massive profit off the deal, snatching up to 70 percent of the proceeds of the reporting businesses, as opposed to the more typical rate of 30 percent … [since they] are not entitled to deduct their costs when reporting their income. posted… »

08.02.2018

Trump attack on the UK NHS: mudding the waters for profit

Trump attack on the UK NHS: mudding the waters for profit

Trump has used a demo that has just taken place in London demanding proper NHS funding to campaign against universal health coverage in the US. He tweeted “The Democrats are pushing for Universal HealthCare while thousands of people are marching in the UK because their U system is going broke… »

30.01.2018

British austerity policies lie at heart of soaring homelessness and related health harms, argue experts

British austerity policies lie at heart of soaring homelessness and related health harms, argue experts

Science Daily reports on a British Medical Journal article by Mark Fransham and Danny Dorling at the University of Oxford calling for action on welfare reform and the housing market. “The number of people officially recorded as sleeping on the streets of England rose from 1,768 in 2010 to… »

29.01.2018

A group of US hospitals will create their own generics to avoid pharmaceutical manipulation

A group of US hospitals will create their own generics to avoid pharmaceutical manipulation

Tired of the scarcity and high prices, more than 450 hospitals in the US have come together to create a non-profit pharmaceutical company. Several companies are being investigated in the US and the European Union for trying to manipulate the generic drug market. “It is a very necessary initiative and… »

22.12.2017

Stephen Hawking joins lawsuit aimed at foiling UK’s government NHS shake-up

Stephen Hawking joins lawsuit aimed at foiling UK’s government NHS shake-up

Stephen Hawking is joining a legal action aimed at questioning yet another set of changes in the NHS [the UK’s National Health Service] which like most previous ones it is feared will lead to greater privatisation and rationing of resources. The introduction of ACOs modelled on US healthcare structures, is… »

02.12.2017

Glyphosate: Democracy 0 – Lobbyists 1

Glyphosate: Democracy 0 – Lobbyists 1

By Erik Edman for DiEM25 As we predicted right after the European Parliament voted not to renew glyphosate’s licence in Europe, the European Member States have now ignored all democratic voices and have decided to renew the licence of the potential carcinogenic herbicide. This decision does not… »

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