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The Lancet Cured of Anti-Israel Bias? | HonestReporting – Honestreporting.com

Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017

UK medical journal The Lancet has a history of politicizing medicine in the cause of bashing Israel. In 2010, the journal employed active supporters of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel as supposedly expert commentators on the situation, which earned it a 2010 Dishonest Reporter Award. Lancet editor Richard Horton even posted a snide response aimed at HonestReporting. A further examination in 2013 revealed more anti-Israel bias. In August 2014, in the midst…

The Lancet Cured of Anti-Israel Bias? – Honestreporting.com

Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2017

UK medical journal The Lancet has a history of politicizing medicine in the cause of bashing Israel. In 2010, the journal employed active supporters of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel as supposedly expert commentators on the situation, which earned it a 2010 Dishonest Reporter Award. Lancet editor Richard Horton even posted a snide response aimed at HonestReporting. A further examination in 2013 revealed more anti-Israel bias. In August 2014, in the midst…

Ynetnews News – Prestigious health journal publishes edition … – Ynetnews

Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Lancet, one of the leading and oldest journals in the world in the fields of medicine and health, published a volume dedicated to health in Israel, highlighting its achievements and challenges.   Follow Ynetnews on Facebook and Twitter    The Lancet is the same publication that published scathing criticism of Israel during Operation Cast Lead, in the form of a piece called “Open letter…

UK Medical Journal Publishes Issue Analyzing Israel 3 Years After Denouncing It – Forward

Posted: Tuesday, May 09, 2017

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British medical journal The Lancet publishes issue devoted to Israel – Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Posted: Tuesday, May 09, 2017

JERUSALEM (JTA) — The British medical journal The Lancet published a special issue on Israel three years after publishing an open letter that accused Israel of committing war crimes in Gaza. The special issue, titled “Health in Israel: Progress and Challenges in a Region of Conflict,” was unveiled Monday in Tel Aviv. It was guest edited by A. Mark Clarfield of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and also staffed by…

Prestigious health journal publishes edition dedicated to health in Israel – Ynetnews

Posted: Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The Lancet, one of the leading and oldest journals in the world in the fields of medicine and health, published a volume dedicated to health in Israel, highlighting its achievements and challenges.   Follow Ynetnews on Facebook and Twitter    The Lancet is the same publication that published scathing criticism of Israel during Operation Cast Lead, in the form of a piece called “Open letter…

i24NEWS – After Gaza letter controversy, med journal publishes … – i24NEWS (press release) (registration)

Posted: Tuesday, May 09, 2017

After publishing a harshly-worded letter critical of the Israeli Defense Forces during the 2014 Gaza war, the prestigious British medical journal, the Lancet, shifted gears and dedicated its latest issue to Israel’s healthcare system. Professor Karl Skorecki, director of medical research and development at Rambam hospital in Haifa, commended the Lancet for its change of heart after the most recent edition was published on Monday. “It’s…

India left embarassed: Renowned medical journal Lancet discusses rising violence in country’s health sector – International Business Times, India Edition

Posted: Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Violence in the health sector is a routine affair in India nowadays. Be it over the patients’ deaths because of errors in treatment or charging excessive bills, hospitals and nursing homes or the doctors working for them are found facing the public’s ire time and again. The situation is so grave that the state of West Bengal has even decided to make medical practitioners undergo martial arts training…

Lancet Study Highlights "Nocebo" Effect of Statins – AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Posted: Wednesday, May 03, 2017

<!– –> The debate over statins has gone on for years. These inexpensive lipid-lowering drugs can markedly trim the risk of heart attacks or strokes, but some patients report muscle aches and refuse to take them. The uproar grew louder in late 2013, when the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology released guidelines that most experts said would greatly expand the pool of people advised to take…

India left embarassed: Renowned medical journal Lancet discusses rising violence in country’s health sector – International Business Times, India Edition

Posted: Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Violence in the health sector is a routine affair in India nowadays. Be it over the patients’ deaths because of errors in treatment or charging excessive bills, hospitals and nursing homes or the doctors working for them are found facing the public’s ire time and again. The situation is so grave that the state of West Bengal has even decided to make medical practitioners undergo martial arts training…

India left embarassed: Renowned medical journal Lancet discusses rising violence in country’s health sector – International Business Times, India Edition

Posted: Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Violence in the health sector is a routine affair in India nowadays. Be it over the patients’ deaths because of errors in treatment or charging excessive bills, hospitals and nursing homes or the doctors working for them are found facing the public’s ire time and again. The situation is so grave that the state of West Bengal has even decided to make medical practitioners undergo martial arts training…

CSIS Podcast Examines Global Health Financing, Recent Lancet Studies On History, Future Of Funding Landscape – Kaiser Family Foundation

Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017

CSIS Podcast Examines Global Health Financing, Recent Lancet Studies On History, Future Of Funding Landscape Apr 26, 2017 Center for Strategic & International Studies’ “Take as Directed”: The Current State of Global Health Financing Steve Morrison, senior vice president at CSIS and director of the CSIS Global Health Policy Center, speaks with Joseph Dieleman, assistant professor at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, about…

The Lancet Infectious Diseases Profiles Gates Foundation Global Health Division President Trevor Mundel – Kaiser Family Foundation

Posted: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The Lancet Infectious Diseases Profiles Gates Foundation Global Health Division President Trevor Mundel Apr 24, 2017 The Lancet Infectious Diseases: Trevor Mundel: President of the Gates’ Foundation Global Health Division “Variety is the spice of life, and few scientists have had a more varied career than Trevor Mundel. This serves him well as president of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Global Health Division, where he manages a wide range of…

Investments In Adolescent Health, Education Can Prompt Up To Tenfold Returns, Lancet Study Shows – Kaiser Family Foundation

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Investments In Adolescent Health, Education Can Prompt Up To Tenfold Returns, Lancet Study Shows Apr 24, 2017 Devex: Investments in health and education of adolescents can bring huge returns “Channeling funds into the well-being, health, and education of adolescents can bring huge benefits — and up to a tenfold return on investment — a new report has found. There are 1.2 billion adolescents alive today — which represents the largest generation…

Build infrastructure to increase cycling, says British Medical Journal … – Bike Biz

Posted: Monday, April 24, 2017

Yesterday, like much of the media, BikeBiz reported on the stunning health gains found by a massive new study on active commuting. Cycling to work was found to lower the risk of dying early by a staggering 40 percent. If a pill were developed that provided those sort of extra years of life it would quickly become the world’s most popular drug. The study was published online in the…

Build infrastructure to increase cycling, says British Medical Journal – Bike Biz

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017

Yesterday, like much of the media, BikeBiz reported on the stunning health gains found by a massive new study on active commuting. Cycling to work was found to lower the risk of dying early by a staggering 40 percent. If a pill were developed that provided those sort of extra years of life it would quickly become the world’s most popular drug. The study was published online in the…

2 Studies Published In The Lancet Examine History, Future Of Global Health Financing – Kaiser Family Foundation

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017

2 Studies Published In The Lancet Examine History, Future Of Global Health Financing Apr 20, 2017 Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation: Widely disparate spending on health forecast through 2040 “Spending on health care by nations is expected to increase significantly over the next two decades, but the rates of increase and sources of spending will differ widely, according to a new analysis. If current trends continue, overall expenditures will increase…

2 Studies Published In The Lancet Examine History, Future Of Global Health Financing – Kaiser Family Foundation

Posted: Friday, April 21, 2017

2 Studies Published In The Lancet Examine History, Future Of Global Health Financing Apr 20, 2017 Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation: Widely disparate spending on health forecast through 2040 “Spending on health care by nations is expected to increase significantly over the next two decades, but the rates of increase and sources of spending will differ widely, according to a new analysis. If current trends continue, overall expenditures will increase…

Investments In Adolescent Health, Education Could Yield 10-Fold Economic Returns, Lancet Study Says – Kaiser Family Foundation

Posted: Thursday, April 20, 2017

Investments In Adolescent Health, Education Could Yield 10-Fold Economic Returns, Lancet Study Says Apr 20, 2017 HealthDay News: Money Spent on Teen Health a Good Global Investment “Worldwide investments in teen health could yield significant economic returns, a new study contends. ‘Investing in young people is in everyone’s interest,’ said Babatunde Osotimehin, executive director of the United Nations Population Fund. ‘A small investment in empowering and protecting the world’s over a…