Jobs galore in pharma, healthcare

Jobs galore in pharma, healthcare

Laboratory Assistant/ Technician Job Description When you visit a hospital to get treated for an ailment, your doctor may prescribe some tests—like blood tests, urine tests, scans, X-rays in order to determine what exactly the problem is. So you are asked to visit a diagnostic centre where all these tests are conducted by Laboratory Assistants/Technicians. […]

Car crashes rise in states with legal marijuana, study finds

Car crashes rise in states with legal marijuana, study finds

The researchers looked at Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington and found that the frequency of collision claims per insured vehicle year rose a combined 6 percent following the start of legalization, when compared to neighboring states that haven’t legalized recreational pot. (The study defines an “insured vehicle year” as one vehicle insured for one year, […]

Royal Society of Medicine elects Pakistani-origin doctor as ENT section president

Royal Society of Medicine elects Pakistani-origin doctor as ENT section president

LONDON: A British-Pakistani doctor has been elected as the president of the Royal Society of Medicine’s (RSM) Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) department in recognition of his services to the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and medical education. A consultant ENT doctor, Professor Dr Shahed Quraishi OBE becomes the first Pakistani ever to get appointed to this post. The […]

Health News Roundup: Sanofi drug Dupixent wins FDA approval, breast-ovarian cancer

Health News Roundup: Sanofi drug Dupixent wins FDA approval, breast-ovarian cancer

Following is a summary of current health news briefs. Sanofi drug Dupixent wins FDA approval to treat asthma France’s Sanofi SA said on Friday eczema drug Dupixent was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as an additional maintenance therapy in patients with two types of asthma. Dupixent, co-developed with U.S.-based Regeneron, received approval […]

HMC to host conference on emergency medicine

HMC to host conference on emergency medicine

The Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is to host the 4th World Academic Congress of Emergency Medicine (WACEM 2018) along with the 10th anniversary of the Hamad Trauma Centre, bringing together 2,000 healthcare professionals from Qatar and internationally.Under the theme Bridging Gaps and Building Networks in Trauma, Emergency, and Acute Care Medicine: Best Evidence and Practice […]

Artificial intelligence in healthcare

Artificial intelligence in healthcare

There seem to be almost endless ways artificial intelligence (AI) could transform healthcare, such as preventing disease and improving diagnoses and treatment, but for pharma there is a very real, near-term issue to solve – the escalating price and dwindling returns on R&D. The AI revolution is being driven by massive leaps forward in computing […]

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