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UK: More Than Half a Million Children Missed Measles Vaccine Between 2010–2017

Children in UK. Representational image. (Photo Credits: Getty Images) London, April 25: More than half a million children in the UK were not given a crucial measles jab between 2010 and 2017, an analysis by children’s charity the Unicef reveals. Health experts say children should have two doses of the vaccine to fully protect against… Read More »

Statins are not effective at lowering cholesterol levels for half of patients

Statins are not effective for half of people taking them, research reveals. The biggest study of its kind shows that 51% of patients fail to hit healthy cholesterol targets after two years. Scientists warn that personalised advice and treatment is needed alongside the pills to cut strokes and heart attacks. Around six million adults in… Read More »

More than half of health data breaches triggered internally, study finds

Dive Brief: Breaches of protected health information can seriously harm an organization’s brand and finances, but little is known about how breaches occur and the steps organizations take to prevent a recurrence, according to a research letter in JAMA Internal Medicine. The researchers analyzed 1,138 breach cases that occurred between Oct. 21, 2009, and Dec. 31,… Read More »