'I had bacterial meningitis and septicaemia' – DWTS presenter James Patrice told he was 'so lucky' by doctors

James Patrice, and right, as a ten-year-old ‘I had bacterial meningitis and septicaemia’ – DWTS presenter James Patrice told he was ‘so lucky’ by doctors Independent.ie Television star James Patrice has opened up about how he was left fighting for his life after contracting deadly meningitis as a ten-year-old. https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/i-had-bacterial-meningitis-and-septicaemia-dwts-presenter-james-patrice-told-he-was-so-lucky-by-doctors-37713909.html https://www.independent.ie/incoming/article37713875.ece/810de/AUTOCROP/h342/jamespatrice.PNG Email Television star James… Read More »

Virtual video visits may improve patient convenience without sacrificing quality of care

A team of researchers at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) reports in the American Journal of Managed Care that virtual video visits, one form of telehealth visit used at the hospital, can successfully replace office visits for many patients without compromising the quality of care and communication. Virtual video visits are personal video chats between a health… Read More »

Call for more transparency over ‘add-on’ fertility treatments

Many add-ons are available – but do they work?Phanie / Alamy By New Scientist staff and Press Association Clinics offering fertility treatment must be more transparent about the effectiveness and costs of “optional extras”, the UK’s fertility regulator has said. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority says there is “no conclusive evidence” that any so-called… Read More »