Prescription drug monitoring program mandates: Comprehensive mandates for prescription drug monitoring programs reduce opioid prescriptions and hospital use

States that require prescribers to register with and use prescription drug monitoring programs in most clinical circumstances saw notably fewer opioid prescriptions and reduced opioid-related hospital use by Medicaid patients compared to states with weak

New 3D printed microscope promising for medical diagnostics in developing countries: Inexpensive, robust and portable microscope provides high-resolution 3D images of cells

Researchers have used 3D printing to make an inexpensive and portable high-resolution microscope that is small and robust enough to use in the field or at the bedside. The high-resolution 3D images provided by the

Global burden of emergency diseases and conditions: Method to measure the impact of conditions requiring emergency care around the world

In 2015, about half of the world’s 28 million human deaths were the result of medical emergencies, with the bulk of the burden borne by poorer nations, according to a statistical analysis of information from