Healthcare Knuggets

Jul 04, 2024

Hey everyone,

I just heard some really exciting news in the healthcare world! There have been some amazing advances in proton therapy for cancer treatment, with a new facility offering precise tumour targeting while minimizing damage to healthy tissue. And the gender reassignment surgery market is expected to grow significantly in the coming years, which is great news for those seeking these important medical procedures.

In other news, there’s been a breakthrough in lymphoma therapeutics, with the market expected to grow substantially thanks to advancements like CAR-T cell therapy and monoclonal antibodies. And Taiwan’s National Taiwan University Hospital has developed a predictive model for cardiovascular risks, using data from over 10,000 patients. Plus, Australia is establishing six health hubs for women’s health, with three facilities located in regional Victoria.

On top of that, there’s been an exciting partnership between Riverside Medical Centre and Medi Linx to optimize lab operations and expand services to over 400 specialized laboratory tests. And India’s HCG has acquired the Mahatma Gandhi Cancer Hospital for $50m, giving them a 51% stake in the hospital.

In other news, there have been some fascinating developments in the world of diagnostics, with AI playing a crucial role in spotting diseases earlier and more accurately. And the FDA has granted approval to Eli Lilly’s Alzheimer’s drug, which is a major step forward in the treatment of this devastating disease.

And lastly, a new study has found that long-term loneliness may significantly increase one’s risk of having a stroke, highlighting the importance of social connections for overall health.

These are all such incredible advancements in healthcare, and I’m so excited to see what the future holds for medical innovation.

Take care,


Stay Well!