Tag Archives: Medical

Medical News Today: Can these new compounds treat memory loss in depression?

Memory loss does not only occur in neurodegenerative diseases, such as dementia. It also happens with age, or in relation to mental health problems, such as depression. Now, researchers have developed new compounds that could reverse this cognitive effect. Newly developed compounds may offer fresh hope for depression-related memory loss. Memory loss is not solely… Read More »

Medical News Today: Are we 'approaching an era where no antibiotics work?'

Researchers are worried about the fast development and spread of “superbugs,” which are bacteria that do not respond to antibiotics. For the first time, scientists have found potent superbugs in the remote High Arctic of Norway, which they fear does not bode well for the future of antibiotic treatments. Scientists find antibiotic-resistant bacteria where they… Read More »

Thailand’s plan to implement price controls on medical supplies and services: A shift towards better digital health adoption?

In December 2018, Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce announced plans to put medical-related fees, including drugs, supplies and service charges, on the price control list of the government’s central committee on prices of goods and services. On January 9 2019, the plan was approved and the Thai government added medicine, medical supplies and medical services to… Read More »