Tag Archives: Safety

The Patient Safety Issue of Racial Disparities and the Opportunity for “Health Equity By Design”

In 2021, racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare are a top patient safety issue, according to ECRI’s annual list of major concerns facing healthcare consumers’ risks to adverse events that can harm them. ECRI has published their annual Top 10 list since 2018, when the list featured diagnostic errors, o behavioral health needs in acute… Read More »

Hand sanitiser recalled due to concerns over safety issues

There has been a recall issued by the Department of Agriculture on a batch of hand sanitiser. The notice has come due to fears prolonged use may cause dermatitis, eye irritation, upper respiratory system irritation and headaches. Virapro Hand Sanitiser (PCS 100409) has been removed from the ‘Biocidal Product Register’. A statement from the Department of Education… Read More »

Novartis, stressing Beovu safety, matches Eylea in head-to-head diabetic macular edema trial

Novartis is aiming its new eye drug Beovu, a challenger to Regeneron’s Eylea, at another of its rival’s key markets. And amid a raft of safety concerns, it’s being very mindful of which data to share. In a phase 3 head-to-head study, Beovu matched Eylea in terms of the best-corrected vision acuity that patients with diabetic… Read More »

EMF Meter And Monitors: Why They Are Essential For Your Health And Safety

As people strive to live healthier lifestyles, many are drawn towards technology and gadgets that may improve their overall well-being. One of these newly-developed devices is the Electromagnetic Field (EMF) meter and monitor.This device is used to measure the surrounding environment for the presence of electromagnetic fields and detect different forms of EMF, from high… Read More »