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Featured, Patient Experience

Mental health, online therapy and the risk of tech addiction

July 5, 2017

Via: Kelly Redmond

Online mental health services are globally on the rise, counting even cases where studies report that online therapy managed to beat medication in results. Many online sources on remote therapy come from Australia, where it is easy to see how […]


Featured, Med Tech

First DeepLearning healthcare functionality approved because it matched humans

May 28, 2017

Via: Kelly Redmond

AI-based technologies are the next big wave in what tech progress is concerned. IBM’s Watson and Google’s DeepMind lead the way in terms of valid, commercial products. This means that subsequent products manage to actually reach the market. These results […]


Featured, Med Tech

How’s your vision? Tiny robots can make it better

March 14, 2017

Via: Kelly Redmond

Letting revolutionary technology into medical procedures is a gradual process. Due to the fact that the trial and error method is rarely an option in health care, all modern tech needs to be properly validated and tested. The road from […]


Featured, Opinions

Appendix found to be useful – again!

January 31, 2017

Via: Kelly Redmond

The human body is still far from being deciphered – from a medical point of view. Modern technology nowadays provides research and clinical trial tools like never before. What others barely presumed a while ago, current specialists are able to […]


Featured, Patient Experience

High blood pressure – a genetic approach

January 3, 2017

Via: Kelly Redmond

There is a certain standard procedure when patients come in with high blood pressure. Besides inquiring about lifestyle choices, doctors run specific tests. Depending on the test results, the possible most frequent causes are ruled out one by one. When […]


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 […]