Investment in public health is essential to the UK’s economic recovery

Kevin Fentonpresident Department of Public Health, London Budget cuts and lack of investment is a false economy, he writes Kevin Fenton As the UK’s new government sets its priorities, it does so amid overlapping challenges, including another difficult winter period, with demand on the NHS and care services peaking,1 a cost-of-living crisis,2 and rising health …

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Half of telemedicine patients for opioid use disorder now have medication a month later

Credit: CC0 Public Domain More than half of the patients prescribed drugs to treat opioid use disorder through a virtual program established during the pandemic continued treatment at least a month later, according to NEJM Catalyst a study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. The program, CareConnect, is …

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Haiti cholera death toll rises to 136 as outbreak ‘gets worse every day’

CNN — A deadly resurgence of cholera in Haiti has claimed 136 lives so far, according to the Caribbean nation’s health ministry. Eighty-nine of those infected died in hospital or in cholera treatment centers, while 47 of them died at home, according to a statement from the Haitian Ministry of Health. The Haitian government is …

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IMD predicts low pressure area over Bay of Bengal in 24 hours; issues a heavy rain warning for these states

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday predicted the formation of a low pressure area over the Southeast Bay of Bengal and the adjoining Andaman Sea in the next 24 hours. It is likely to move west-northwest and gradually settle into a depression over central South Bay of Bengal during the next 48 hours. Under …

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Suniel Shetty going to Akshay Kumar to change his decision? Says: “The makers are in talks with Kartik Aaryan about…”

A lot is discussed and written about the third continuation of the comedy series Hera Pheri. It was recently reported Akshay Kumar has backed out of the project and Karthik Aaryan has been brought on board for the same. At the summit of HT, Akshay Kumar said that he was not happy with the screenplay …

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Weak evidence that programs to reduce housing insecurity lead to positive health outcomes

results Research finds evidence that programs such as emergency rental assistance, priority legal aid on the public housing waiting list, long-term rental assistance, and home ownership assistance lead to positive health outcomes. Background Housing insecurity is known to lead to an increased risk of both homelessness and poor health. But do interventions that prevent housing …

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Ben Enwonwu: The Nigerian artist who made a bronze sculpture of Queen Elizabeth II

The year was 1956 and there was great celebration and anticipation for Queen Elizabeth’s first visit to Nigeria. Only a few years into her reign, the young monarch made a much-anticipated visit to the West African nation, which was to become a republic. Prior to her arrival, renowned Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu received a royal …

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Contagion spreads to Genesis, the Winklevosses’ twin

(Bloomberg) — Crypto broker Genesis is halting redemptions in its credit business after facing what it described as “abnormal withdrawal requests” in the wake of the FTX crash. Genesis’ lenders include Gemini Trust Co., the cryptocurrency platform run by the Winklevoss brothers. Gemini said it has paused withdrawals on its lending program. Most read by …

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