Linxin Li et al published a prospective population-based cohort study in patients who were receiving antiplatelet drugs for secondary prevention of transient ischaemic attack, ischaemic stroke or myocardial infarction. They determined the type of bleeding, severity, outcome and time course of bleeding which required medical attention.
An interesting opinion piece from the Business Day looks into the factors that affect the – often over-inflated – pricing of medicines and explores the multiple mechanisms that all have a hand in it.
A recent editorial in the Canadian Medical Association Journal adds an interesting opinion to the ongoing debate about marijuana legalisation. There are concerns about the effect of cannabis on the developing brain – which is thought to go on until about 25 years of age.
Kruger National Park (KNP) management issued a media release on 17 May 2017 warning travellers to the park to take appropriate malaria precautions, in light of the recent good rains. They state that there have been cases of malaria reported, especially in the northern regions of the park.