Sepsis: New rapid test 'could save thousands of lives'

A new rapid test for earlier diagnosis of sepsis has been developed by University of Strathclyde researchers, which they say could save thousands of lives. A microelectrode device analyses the patient’s blood, with results coming through in two-and-a-half minutes. Diagnosing sepsis currently can be a complex process. The researchers hope the low-cost test could come… Read More »

Walgreens and CVS are redesigning their drugstores to focus more on health. Here's how they compare

Large light wooden beams hang from the ceiling with signs for the health services: optical, lab services, hearing, the “health corner” – where patients can make appointments, and pharmacy. The health services share one waiting room though they each have their own room. People can head to the health corner to speak with a Walgreens… Read More »