More Evidence That Pandemic Delayed Cancer Diagnoses

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Dec. 6, 2021 (HealthDay News) — New research offers fresh proof that the COVID-19 pandemic delayed cancer diagnoses in the United States, increasing patients’ risk for poor outcomes. For the study, researchers analyzed data from more than 9 million patients at over 1,200 Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities. Procedures to … Read more

Covid: Plan to tackle England’s NHS backlog delayed

Ambulance queues When patients arrive at hospital by ambulance they should be handed over within 15 minutes. This data shows the proportion of ambulance patients who waited 30 minutes or more, in the week shown. It comes from daily situation reports which are published weekly during the winter in England. As this is fast-turnaround data, … Read more

Instagram for Kids? Experts Call Delayed Plans a Smart Move

Instagram for Kids? Experts Call Delayed Plans a Smart Move

Oct. 7, 2021 — How young is “too young” for Instagram? Since news broke that Instagram was developing a platform for kids, the idea has been highly debated. “Instagram Kids” is being designed for kids ages 10 to 12 years old and will feature parental controls, no advertisements, and other child safety features, according to … Read more

Cancer ops delayed due to pandemic – ET HealthWorld

REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan/File Photo Kolkata: The pandemic has affected medical care of non-Covid patients, hitting those suffering from cancer the hardest, said healthcare experts. With a sharp drop in Covid cases, gradual lifting of travel restrictions and hospitals switching focus on non-Covid treatment, many cancer patients have started to throng hospitals across the city. But many … Read more