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Clinical Research, Innovation

Napping may be as good as drugs for lowering blood pressure

March 13, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

When the afternoon slump hits in the middle of a busy workday, many of us may feel tempted to catch some shut-eye in a quiet corner. Daytime napping can definitely help boost our energy levels and productivity for the rest […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Americans Sit More Than Anytime In History And It’s Literally Killing Us

March 6, 2019

Via: Forbes

Everyone knows that being sedentary is bad for your health. It’s not the act of sitting itself that will kill you, but the repercussions of moving too little. But, few individuals know just how bad it can really be, or […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Obesity and the ‘self-control’ brain area: What is the link?

February 27, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Many people think obesity, overeating, or losing weight are simply matters of willpower and self-control, a belief that has contributed majorly to discrimination and weight stigma. But more and more neuroscientific studies show that physiological reactions we are not even […]


Wellness

Study: Staying Active In Middle Age May Decrease Dementia Risk Decades Later

February 26, 2019

Via: Forbes

Staying active in middle age may be an effective way to reduce risk of developing dementia decades later, according to a new study that tracked outcomes in a group of people for more than 40 years. While we still don’t […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Study: Poor hospital-home health communication puts patients at risk

February 26, 2019

Via: Health Data Management

More than half of Colorado home health care clinicians say they have received insufficient information from hospitals to guide patient management, according to a new statewide survey. In the survey of home health care nurses and staff, conducted by researchers […]


Wellness

Diabetes: Nuts could reduce cardiovascular risk

February 25, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Nuts are packed full of essential nutrients that could benefit overall health. They contain high levels of unsaturated fatty acids, fiber, vitamin E, folate, and minerals, including potassium, calcium, and magnesium. The latest research has shown that nut consumption may […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Machine Learning is an Investment Priority for QHSE Users

February 5, 2019

Via: Aberdeen

Best-in-Class organizations lead in Quality, Health, Safety, and Environmental (QHSE) management. QHSE users lead in emerging technology investment in machine learning. Aberdeen’s recent survey of EH&S leaders helped us uncover the top Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) emerging technologies companies plan […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Eating fried foods could increase death risk, study warns

January 25, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Many studies have shown that eating fried foods on a frequent basis can lead to unwanted health consequences. Research has provided evidence that eating fried foods can affect cardiovascular health and heighten the risk of type 2 diabetes. In a […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Study: How Less Than 6 Hours Of Sleep May Hurt Your Blood Vessels

January 16, 2019

Via: Forbes

If you don’t realize that not getting enough sleep may lead to health problems, then you don’t know jack. You also may not know JACC, which stands for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. JACC is the journal […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Study shows safety of flu vaccination for hospitalized patients

January 8, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Hospitalized patients who received the flu vaccine had no increased risk of outpatient visits or hospital readmission within seven days of discharge, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published today in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The study also showed that vaccinating […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Study uncovers how tumors backfire on neoadjuvant chemotherapy

January 2, 2019

Via: The Medical News

Some patients with breast cancer receive chemotherapy before the tumor is removed with surgery. This approach, called ‘neoadjuvant’ therapy, helps to reduce the size of the tumor to facilitate breast-conserving surgery, and can even eradicate the tumor, leaving few or […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

Study finds link between obesity and sense of smell

December 27, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Obesity is a medical condition characterized by an excessive amount of body fat. It is a global issue that affects millions of people worldwide, and it is a risk factor for diabetes and heart disease. Doctors or nutritionists can identify […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Using Artificial Intelligence To Fix Healthcare

November 23, 2018

Via: Forbes

The healthcare industry should be using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to a far greater degree than at present, but progress has been painfully slow. The same factors that make the healthcare system so attractive to AI developers – fragmented or non-existent […]


Wellness

Do Not Eat Any Romaine Lettuce, CDC Warns Of Another E. Coli Outbreak

November 22, 2018

Via: Forbes

The bacteria Escherichia coli O157:H7 (short for E. coli O157:H7) is outbreaking our hearts of Romaine again. In fact, not just the hearts, but all of Romaine lettuce. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a stern […]


Clinical Research, Innovation

New cancer drug safely boosts radiation therapy

November 14, 2018

Via: Medical News Today

Cancer continues to be one of the top causes of death in the United States. According to the National Cancer Institute, there will be 1,735,350 new cancer cases by the end of 2018, of which 609,640 people will die as […]