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What do we really know about vaccine effectiveness?

November 2, 2021

Category: Innovation, Research

The politicization of covid vaccines — and, well, just about everything else having to do with the pandemic — has led to confusion, if not utter fatigue. And some posts circulating on social media — this slickly edited piece on […]


Study finds no link between COVID-19 vaccinations and risk of early miscarriages

October 22, 2021

Category: Innovation, Research

A new study published in The New England Journal of Medicine has found no correlation between COVID-19 vaccinations and risk of first-trimester miscarriages, providing further evidence of the safety of COVID-19 vaccination during pregnancy. The study analyzed several national health […]


Research review shows intermittent fasting works for weight loss, health changes

October 12, 2021

Category: Wellness

Intermittent fasting can produce clinically significant weight loss as well as improve metabolic health in individuals with obesity, according to a new study review led by University of Illinois Chicago researchers. “We noted that intermittent fasting is not better than […]


Innovation, Research

Researchers reveal ethical and social issues faced by healthcare workers during the pandemic

November 22, 2021

Via: The Medical News

In the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, while many of us remained in the safety of our own homes, frontline healthcare workers faced a sudden influx of patients with the new, highly contagious, life-threatening disease. This undoubtedly caused a […]


Innovation, Research

Interferon beta versus the SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant

November 22, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Natural immunity plays a critical role in protecting us from the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the pathogen responsible for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Interferons (IFNs) constitute a significant part of the anti-viral innate defense system. To establish […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Protecting Healthcare Organizations from Cyberattacks

November 22, 2021

Via: Healthcare IT Today

No business sector is safe from ransomware attacks these days. But one industry that has been increasingly under attack—and has life-or-death consequences—is healthcare, as recently uncovered in a new research report from the Ponemon Institute. In the last year, cyberattacks […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Can Price Transparency Alone Improve Patient Experiences?

November 22, 2021

Via: Health IT Answers

The Price Transparency rule is intended to help consumers know the costs of hospital healthcare services before receiving them. While providing a list of services and prices is useful, it’s only part of the solution to help patients understand what […]


Innovation, Research

Comparing effectiveness of virus and patients-centered strategies to reduce COVID-19 mortality

November 19, 2021

Via: The Medical News

Since the beginning of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, many drugs have been explored for repurposing against severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-Cov-2). While several have unfortunately led to a lack of results, plenty show promise. In a […]


Innovation, Research

Effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination during Delta variant predominance

November 19, 2021

Via: The Medical News

The current pandemic caused by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to distort lives with the emergence of newer variants of concern (VOCs). The causative pathogen, the novel severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), is thought to have emerged […]


Biomarker, Innovation, Med Tech

FDA grants 510(k) clearance for Lunit AI solution to detect breast cancer

November 19, 2021

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for Lunit’s artificial intelligence (AI) software, Lunit INSIGHT MMG, for detecting breast cancer. Developed using Lunit’s deep learning technology, the new AI solution accurately analyses mammography images to detect […]


Innovation, Research

A genetic change for achieving a long and healthy life?

November 19, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

Living a long, healthy life is everyone’s wish, but it is not an easy one to achieve. Many aging studies are developing strategies to increase health spans, the period of life spent with good health, without chronic diseases and disabilities. […]


News

AstraZeneca Releases More Positive Data on COVID-19 Antibody Treatment

November 18, 2021

Via: Time Health

AstraZeneca Plc’s Covid-19 antibody cocktail was more than 80% successful at both preventing symptomatic disease and stopping the illness from worsening after six months, demonstrating its ability to provide long-lasting protection. The medicine reduced the risk of developing symptomatic Covid […]