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Wellness

Walking Just 35 Minutes A Day Could Lessen The Severity Of Strokes

September 21, 2018

Via: Forbes

The results were published online yesterday in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. “Stroke is a major cause of serious disability, so finding ways to prevent stroke or reduce the disability caused by stroke are important,” […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Key molecule explains why bones weaken with age

September 19, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Osteoporosis affects around 200 million women worldwide. One in 3 women and 1 in 5 men aged 50 and above are thought to experience a bone fracture in their lifetime as a result of osteoporosis. In the United States, estimates […]


Wellness

Want To Live Longer? Take Up Tennis.

September 17, 2018

Via: Forbes

Tennis might just be the best thing you can do to extend your life. A new study from Denmark, published just last week by Peter Schnohr and colleagues, shows that playing tennis may extend your life by nearly 10 years. […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Using the body clock to make drugs more effective

September 13, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Our circadian rhythm, or body clock, regulates key aspects of our health and daily lives. Our body clock controls sleep-wake cycles, digestion, and body temperature, among several other functions. Scientists have tied disruption to one’s circadian rhythm to a range […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Skin cancer may predict future cancers

August 10, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

According to a new study, people who have multiple incidences of a common type of skin cancer are at an increased risk of developing a range of other cancers. Skin cancer is by far the most common cancer; there are […]


Opinions

Study finds U.S. healthcare would benefit from more immigrants

August 7, 2018

Via: Modern Healthcare

Opponents of increased immigration argue that migrants strain the U.S. healthcare system by driving up utilization at emergency departments and contributing to uncompensated care. But a study published Tuesday in the International Journal of Health Services finds those assertions to […]


Opinions

Positive Results For Ovid Drug, But Many Questions Remain

August 6, 2018

Via: Forbes

Michael Cecere’s child, Weston, is five years old. He struggles with daily living. He cannot speak, usually move by stroller or wheelchair, and only just learned to drink from a straw. The reason: a genetic deletion on his 15th chromosome, […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Study: Obesity may play role in flu transmission, not just disease severity

August 2, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Obesity increases a person’s risk for severe complications from influenza, including hospitalization and even death. It may also play a role in how flu spreads, according to a new study published in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. The findings suggest […]


Opinions

Study estimates heatwave deaths to increase steadily by 2080

August 1, 2018

Via: The Medical News

If people cannot adapt to future climate temperatures, deaths caused by severe heatwaves will increase dramatically in tropical and subtropical regions, followed closely by Australia, Europe and the United States, a global new Monash–led study shows. Published today in PLOS […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

‘Normal’ blood sugar levels may not be so normal after all

July 30, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Diabetes affects over 30 million people in the United States, which is almost 10 percent of the population. An additional 84 million people have prediabetes. Abnormal blood sugar levels are a hallmark of this metabolic disease. To measure these levels, […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Yes, Impostor Syndrome is Real. Here’s How to Deal With It

June 20, 2018

Via: Time Health

Have you ever felt like you don’t belong? Like your friends or colleagues are going to discover you’re a fraud, and you don’t actually deserve your job and accomplishments? If so, you’re in good company. These feelings are known as […]


Data Privacy, Data Security, Information Management

Can Mobile Health Apps Be Made More Secure?

May 2, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Mobile health apps are growing in popularity among doctors and patients alike. In a world where people are often too busy or unable to go to an appointment,  telemedicine can give people a chance to connect with their health providers. […]


Wellness

Study finds little variation in health benefits of long-term diets

March 7, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Although there are number of diets, surgical procedures and medications available to treat obesity, the best way for an individual to lose weight depends on health, genetics and their sincerity to stick a specific regimen. Still, managing a long-term weight […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Study illustrates the role of alcohol in causing damage to DNA and increased cancer risk

January 4, 2018

Via: The Medical News

A new study conducted by a group of researchers at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge revealed the significant role of alcohol in causing damage to DNA in stem cells and thereby increasing cancer risks. The study was funded by […]


Data Security, Information Management

Once again, insiders caused the biggest breaches in the past month

November 24, 2017

Via: HealthcareITnews

Hacking incidents caused the majority of healthcare breaches in October, but insider errors impacted an even greater amount of patient records, according to the Protenus Breach Barometer. Protenus researchers pulled and analyzed data from the U.S. Department of Health and […]