To what extent are children harmed by medications in pediatric intensive care units?

In an observational study conducted across three pediatric intensive care units (PICUs) in England over a three-month period in 2019, one-sixth of patients experienced at least one adverse drug event, in which they were harmed by a medication. In the study published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 302 patients were included and 62 […]

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Bukele steps up El Salvador’s bet on sliding bitcoin; buys another 150 coins

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele said the Central American country had acquired an additional 150 bitcoins after the digital currency’s value slumped again, enlarging his bet on the cryptocurrency despite criticism. Bitcoin, the world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, is down about 30% from the year’s high of $69,000 on Nov. 10. Bukele said last week […]

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