Locked content Startup iWylecz24.pl sees 3000-5000 paid accounts by end 2018

iWylecz24.pl service describing itself as a “digital health center” plans to reach 3,000-5000 paid accounts by the end of 2018. The startup plans to increase the number of accounts to 10,000 by the end of 2019. The company debuted on the market about 3 months ago. Currently, there are ab...

Locked content Average senior spends nearly PLN 120 monthly on Rx drugs

The value of prescription (Rx) drugs  purchased by Polish seniors (aged above 75) amounted to PLN 4.3 billion last year, IMS Health reported. Overall, 3 million seniors purchased 189 million packs of medicine. The average patient bought five packs and spent PLN 119 a month. The government wants to r...

Locked content Pro-Plus to enter US telemedicine market

Polish telemedical company Pro-Plus has been operating on the Polish market for 20 years, although telemedicine has become more prevalent in Poland in recent years. Nevertheless, few institutions make use of this technology. Countries such as Saudi Arabia, Switzerland and Indonesia are the leading u...

Locked content Polish tracheostomy technology to enter US

Polish biotechnological firm Airway Medix has signed a letter of intent with an undisclosed American company in order to introduce its CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) products to the American market, the media reported. Airway Medix will not reveal the name of its partner until the deal is not s...

Locked content Majority of Poles in favor of medical marijuana – poll

The recent public poll by PBS showed that 68 percent of respondents are for using marijuana for medical means. Only 18 percent of them supported the status quo. As many as 26 percent of the surveyed people were in favor of unconditional legalization of medical marijuana. Nearly half of them (42 perc...

Locked content Polish-British surgery team repairs severed spinal cord

Doctors from Wrocław, with the help of their colleagues from University College London, have managed to restore the motor functions of a 40-year-old fire fighter. Dariusz Fidyka had been paralyzed from the chest down after his spinal cord was severed in a stabbing four years ago. He has regained sen...