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Clinical Research, Featured, Wellness

Is obesity a direct result of gut microbiome imbalance?

December 13, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

The idea that losing weight is not entirely depending on the right diet has been on the mind of specialists for some years now. Various studies try to determine the precise link between all things digestion and metabolism -related and […]


Featured, Wellness

Low sodium intake – what are the risks?

November 1, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Salt is traditionally associated with flavor, aroma, dynamism and generally with a state of well-being. “The salt of life” translates into the extra-value that improves all the other elements in someone’s life. Yet  our society declared a war on salt […]


Featured, Wellness

How to avoid fake olive oil in your diet

October 10, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Most health-conscientious people have switched to olive oil in their diets. This is due either to a personal educated option, or to the adoption of the mainstream trend. Influenced by mass media or not, they risk buying fake olive oil […]


Featured, Wellness

Do you really know what hyponatremia is?

August 17, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

With the summer stretching out in front of us, it may be useful to note that there is such a thing as drinking too much water. When the online media dubbed hyponatremia as water intoxication, they actually considered just one […]


Clinical Research, Featured

Science hopes to cure bad teeth with regenerative biomaterials

August 1, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Many of us are reluctant to go to the dentist even as grownups. As irrational as it might seem, the fear of the dental surgeon still lurks on the back of our minds. Dental treatment has progressed in time and […]


Featured, Med Tech

Healthcare questions: what are biosimilars after all?

June 24, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Biosimilars are a relatively new arrival in the pharmaceutical industry, yet their potential drives acquisitions and apparently people not knowing about them is a major faux pas. In a recent PWC survey on top health industry issues, 67 percent of […]


Featured, Med Tech

What makes 3D drug printing a huge improvement?

June 10, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

From March 2016 the first 3D printed drug approved by the FDA is officially available on the U.S. market. Aprecia Pharmaceuticals’ Spritam medication (active ingredient – Levetiracetam), destined for the treatment of partial onset, myoclonic, and primary generalized tonic-clonic seizures […]


Featured, Opinions

Seven healthcare trends in 2016 – can you guess the most important?

May 30, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Although healthcare IT seems to hardly catch its breath between one data breach and the other, with ransomware lurking at the horizon, the professionals need to prepare for the emerging  healthcare trends that will soon shake the medical system – […]


Featured, Opinions, Patient Experience

Will personalized medicine overcome its challenges?

May 10, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Most people enjoy being the center of attention in various circumstances. In medicine, seemingly the patient is the center of attention each time a consultation takes place, but when considering the personalized medicine approach, the usual practices lose their supreme […]


Featured, Opinions, Regulatory

Gain a perspective on single-payer healthcare

April 12, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Since the single-payer healthcare system is not only a long-debated issue, but also a presidential campaign discussion topic, with one of the candidates supporting the idea of the US healthcare system restructuring into a single-payer type, it would be useful […]


Featured, Med Tech, Opinions

Telehealth: are you curious what holds it down?

March 29, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

In March 2016 the providers of telehealth medicine from Florida received good news. Florida lawmakers passed a bill that focuses on commercial insurance coverage. The key outcome is that telehealth providers will be able to enhance their offerings, as well […]


Featured, Wellness

Seven of the best spa resorts in USA – are you curious?

March 8, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Browsing the specialized webpages allows the curious online reader to identify a few of the most spectacular and renowned resorts in the United States. With amazing facilities and royal services, some of these oasis of relaxation and wellness could be […]


Featured, Opinions

What happens when the supply chain fails? Drug shortages facts

March 1, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

FDA defines drug shortages as the time-limited situations resulting from the drug demand exceeding the drug supply. To qualify as such, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) verifies the drug stock with the manufacturers. However, the state of being […]


Clinical Research, Featured, Wellness

Social media in the evening? You might rethink that!

February 15, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

A NIH-backed University of Pittsburgh study conducted on 1,788 US citizen aged between 19 and 32 revealed that sleep disturbance may be linked with social media activities. The frequency of social media visits was directly proportional with the sleep disturbance […]


Featured, Wellness

Healthy habits danger zone – beware of exercise addiction

January 12, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Daily exercise is usually associated with a healthy image and an overall well-being in control person. Since our work and living habits do not provide enough physical tonus, a vast majority of modern people compensate by following a daily sportive […]