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Heoro.com Head-to-Head: How Does it Compare to Standard Systematic Reviews?

Heoro.com can save time and money in finding studies on the humanistic and economic burden of disease and economic models of interventions. A frequent question we were asked at ISPOR DC was how well heoro.com compares to systematic reviews conducted from scratch. Here, we investigate...

Published: 30 May, 2016    Time to Read: 5 min(s) Read More»

M-Health Monitor: Evidence on Effects of Mobile Health Technology, February 2016

Here, we summarise the studies on the use of mobile health technology (m-Health) that were indexed in PubMed in February 2016.

Published: 04 Mar, 2016    Time to Read: 10 min(s) Read More»

Smoking Rates in Great Britain Continue to Fall

Latest figures from the Office for National Statistics have shown that smoking rates have continued to fall in Great Britain, and smokers now consume fewer cigarettes per day.

Published: 22 Feb, 2016    Time to Read: 10 min(s) Read More»

M-Health Monitor: Evidence on Effects of Mobile Health Technology, January 2016

Here, we summarise the studies on the use of mobile health technology (m-Health) that were indexed in PubMed in January 2016.

Published: 03 Feb, 2016    Time to Read: 10 min(s) Read More»

POW: Increased Risk of Influenza-Related Respiratory Mortality with Obesity

A recently published study has found that the risk of respiratory mortality is up to 35% higher in elderly Chinese adults who are overweight or obese during seasonal influenza outbreaks, compared with adults with a normal BMI.

Published: 29 Jan, 2016    Time to Read: 5 min(s) Read More»

US Cancer Survival Trends: Colour Matters

A recent analysis of the trends in 5-year cancer relative survival in the United States since 1975 shows how mortality has fallen for many types of cancer. However, relative survival continues to be substantially higher in white than black people.

Published: 25 Jan, 2016    Time to Read: 10 min(s) Read More»

M-Health Monitor: Evidence on Effects of Mobile Health Technology, December 2015

Here, we summarise the studies on the use of mobile health technology (m-Health) that were indexed in PubMed in August 2015.

Published: 20 Jan, 2016    Time to Read: 10 min(s) Read More»

Mortality in 2015: A Year of Two Halves

2015 started with stories of overcrowded hospitals and unacceptable delays for treatment in the acutely ill. Here, we review how mortality changed across European populations over the year.

Published: 05 Jan, 2016    Time to Read: 10 min(s) Read More»

Antihypertensives for all?

A new study has confirmed what we already know - lowering blood pressure reduces the risk of death, with the greatest benefit seen in those at higher risk to begin with. Does this mean that everyone should be taking antihypertensives?

Published: 24 Dec, 2015    Time to Read: 15 min(s) Read More»

M-Health Monitor: Evidence on Effects of Mobile Health Technology, November 2015

Here, we summarise the studies on the use of mobile health technology (m-Health) that were indexed in PubMed in November 2015.

Published: 03 Dec, 2015    Time to Read: 10 min(s) Read More»