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US, Italy and Spain have the most coronavirus cases. These charts show their infection curves

April 1, 2020

Via: CNBC
Category: Regulatory

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has shown few signs of abating and is now one of the largest threats to the global economy and financial markets. The virus, first reported in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December, has spread to […]


Researchers identify novel blood-based markers to detect Alzheimer’s disease

March 24, 2020

In a recent study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, researchers at Okayama University developed a technique to uncover molecules within the blood which can help doctors differentiate patients with Alzheimer’s disease from healthy individuals. Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is […]


Hopes of a coronavirus vaccine mount as three key biotech players make progress

March 17, 2020

Via: CNBC

The race is on to develop an immunization against COVID-19. Dozens of companies and public labs around the world are working to develop a vaccine to prevent the spread of the flu-like virus. Over the last 48 hours, three biotech […]


Clinical Research, Innovation, Wellness

Pilates helps control blood pressure in young obese women

April 2, 2020

Via: The Medical News

A new paper published in the journal American Journal of Hypertension in April 2020 shows that Pilates could work well when it comes to improving cardiovascular health and controlling blood pressure in young obese women. This group of patients is […]


Regulatory

Cruise ship passengers desperately plead with Florida to allow them in

April 1, 2020

Via: CNBC

When Andrea Anderson and her husband boarded the MS Zaandam cruise ship in Buenos Aires more than three weeks ago, they didn’t know that their trip of a lifetime would disastrously coincide with a global pandemic that would leave them […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Blood centers will collect plasma from COVID-19 survivors in bid for treatment

April 1, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Blood donation centers across the U.S. are ramping up efforts to collect plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 in hopes it could be used to save the lives of others infected with the pandemic disease. Under guidelines released […]


Data Analytics, Information Management

How the IoT Can Improve Efficiency in Health Care Facilities

March 31, 2020

Via: HITECH Answers

The connected devices comprising the Internet of Things (IoT) span industries ranging from transportation to marketing. Many applications streamline operations and change the ways people get things done. The opportunities in IoT health care applications are abundant, too, for assisting […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Exploring how mucus plays a part in transferring coronaviruses

March 31, 2020

Via: The Medical News

As the lethal COVID-19 coronavirus propagates around the globe, we know a sneeze, a cough or simply touching a surface with the virus can spread the infection. What researchers don’t know is exactly the role different compositions of mucus, the […]


Opinions

Online coronavirus tests are just the latest iffy products marketed to anxious consumers

March 31, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Companies with experience in the “at-home” testing market began announcing in mid-March that they would be offering direct-to-consumer test kits for COVID-19. With panic running high and tests at hospitals and doctors’ offices hard to come by, the appeal was […]


Opinions

Addiction is ‘a disease of isolation’ — so pandemic puts recovery at risk

March 30, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Before the coronavirus became a pandemic, Emma went to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting every week in the Boston area and to another support group at her methadone clinic. She said she felt safe, secure and never judged. “No one is […]


Regulatory

Federal judge rules Medicare patients can challenge ‘observation care’ status

March 30, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Hundreds of thousands of Medicare beneficiaries who have been denied coverage for nursing home stays because their time in the hospital was changed from “inpatient” to “observation care” can now appeal to Medicare for reimbursement, a federal judge in Hartford, […]