Tag: studies

Innovation, News, Research

Scientists may have found one path to a longer life

July 10, 2020

Via: ScienceDaily Health

The research, published July 10 by the Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences, shows the drug mifepristone can extend the lives of two very different species used in laboratory studies, suggesting the findings may apply to other species, including human beings. […]


5G Health Concerns: Should We Be Worried?

October 17, 2019

Via: Natalie Dunn

5G brings lightning-fast internet and is said to be revolutionary for powering new technologies like self-driving cars, advanced augmented, and virtual reality experiences.  “With a massive amount of antennas—tens to hundreds of antennas at each base station—you can serve many […]

Innovation, Med Tech

UniSA studies new technology to monitor premature babies

September 2, 2019


University of South Australia (UniSA) scientists have studied non-contact technology for the monitoring of premature babies in neonatal units. The new computer vision technology is designed to safely track an infant’s heart and respiratory rates. It involves the use of […]

Editorial, 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 […]


Blood Pressure Drugs Could Help Treat Alzheimer’s Patients

February 1, 2016

Via: Forbes

Previous research has suggested that controlling blood pressure may help lower the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Now, in the search for effective therapies for the memory-stealing disease, scientists have shown evidence in the lab that an approved drug for […]

Patient Experience

Incentives for quality a challenge for ACOs

January 26, 2016

Via: Modern Healthcare

Pediatricians in an accountable care organizations who received small incentives to improve quality did so, but not as significantly as doctors employed by a hospital, a new study found. Results suggest pay-for-performance can work, but not to the degree hoped […]


Mental Health May Depend on the Health of Your Gut Flora

November 13, 2015

Via: Mercola

When it comes to your mental health, your behavior, and even your mood, we tend to think that the brain is in charge. In reality, your gut may be calling the shots. In the 1800s and early 1900s, it was […]

Med Tech

Can technology transform mental health care?

November 13, 2015

Via: HealthcareITnews

Any conversation focused on what’s great about America usually includes a mention of optimism, hopefulness or some variation on the theme. Americans generally still believe in a brighter future, and especially the ways in which technology can enable that future. […]


Money and Happiness? It’s Complicated

July 8, 2015

Via: HuffingtonPost Healthy Living

Much ink has been spilled over the relationship between money and happiness. Mass media has popularized the finding that there are positive but diminishing returns to income.1 In other words, increases in income cause happiness to grow only up until […]


Outsmarting smartphones: Technology reduces distracted driving among teens

April 28, 2015

Via: Sciencedaily Technology

Technology can bolster efforts by parents, lawmakers and insurance companies to reduce distracted driving among novice teen drivers, according to a study to be presented Monday, April 27 at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in San Diego. Motor […]