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To Predict Which Cancer Cells Will Attack The Brain, Scientists Harness The Power Of Artificial Intelligence

Mar 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Not all cancer cells are created equal. Only a small number of cells in a patient’s initial tumor may have the power to travel through the blood, cross the protective membrane known as the blood-brain barrier, and directly attack the brain. But which cells? What makes them special? How can we targ......
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Prescriptions for healthy food might save lives - and money

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Healthy food prescriptions written for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries might lower the risk of costly chronic illnesses, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and at the same time lower the costs of care, a new study suggests....
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FDA approves Zydus Cadila’s generic Zovirax ointment

Mar 20, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Zydus Cadila's generic Zovirax will be available in 5% strength. Read More...
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Can Some Kids Outgrow Autism?

Mar 20, 2019 , WebMD
Doctors have known for decades that a small number of young children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder seem to outgrow it. The vast majority continue to face challenges and need support, said lead researcher Dr. Lisa...
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Seeing Through A Robot's Eyes Helps Those With Profound Motor Impairments

Mar 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
An interface system that uses augmented reality technology could help individuals with profound motor impairments operate a humanoid robot to feed themselves and perform routine personal care tasks such as scratching an itch and applying skin lotion. The web-based interface displays a “robot’s eye v......
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Joseph M. Sanzari Children's Hospital Gives Patients A Dose Of Virtual Reality

Mar 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center is offering its pediatric patients an escape from potentially painful or uncomfortable procedures and to relieve anxiety to create a positive experience. In an effort to reduce stress and......
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Despite Narrative About Uncertainty In Marketplace, Many Large Health Insurers’ Bottom Lines Soared In 2018

Mar 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Modern Healthcare looks at how the CEO's paychecks followed suit. In other health industry news: value-based care models and noncompete clauses for...
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Nvidia launches AI toolkit for radiologists Clara AI

Mar 20, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The toolkit will include 13 classification and segmentation AIs and software tools, designed to help assist...
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Measuring Differences In Brain Chemicals In People With Mild Memory Problems

Mar 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Using strong and targeted but noninvasive magnets at specific sites in the brains of people with and without mild learning and memory problems, Johns Hopkins researchers report they were able to detect differences in the concentrations of brain chemicals that transmit messages between neurons. The s......
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FDA puts partial hold on clinical trials of AbbVie's cancer drug

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
AbbVie Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration placed a partial clinical hold on all trials of its cancer drug Venclexta for multiple myeloma, after a review of data found a higher proportion of deaths in the Venclexta arm of the late-stage study....
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Through AI text chats, Sopris Health's new app saves time on clinical documentation

Mar 20, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Launched today, Sopris Health uses voice tech and simple Q&As to wrap up notes in less than a...
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Why you can't just eat one cookie or potato chip

Mar 20, 2019 , CNN Health
Have you ever found yourself staring at an empty bag of cookies you just devoured? Don't beat yourself up. Your brain is wired to eat that cookie -- and the next 10. It's as automatic a response as running away from a loud noise....
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J&J and Sientra get FDA warning letters over breast implants

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to Sientra Inc and a Johnson & Johnson unit for failing to comply with the post-approval study requirements for their breast implants....
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State Highlights: Baltimore Mayor Leaves Hospital Board After Profit-Making Concerns Raised; ‘Dehumanizing’ Medical Care At N.Y. Jail Haunts Physician

Mar 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Maryland, New York, Texas, Kansas, Connecticut, California, Florida, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Arizona, Oregon, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and...
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Humana To Expand Senior Care Clinic Network To New Markets

Mar 20, 2019 , Forbes
Humana has targeted several new markets this year to grow its “senior-focused primary care,” the insurer said...
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22 ways to earn recognition for your CSR efforts

Mar 20, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
PR Daily’s 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards will showcase top organizations doing their best to make a positive impact on the world. Is the world a better place thanks to your efforts? PR Daily’s 2019 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards wants to give you or your organization a well-deserved moment in the spotlight for these selfless actions. […] The post 22 ways to earn recognition for your CSR efforts appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Daily cannabis and skunk users run higher psychosis risk

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
People who use cannabis every day run a significantly higher risk of developing the serious mental illness psychosis, especially if they use more potent forms of the drug, such as skunk, scientists said....
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GSK reports positive data from trial of endometrial cancer drug

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
GlaxoSmithKline said on Tuesday a study testing its experimental drug dostarlimab in women with recurrent or advanced endometrial cancer showed promising results....
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When Drug Costs Get Too High, Patients Are Skipping Doses Or Just Not Taking Medication

Mar 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Experts are worried this behavior could be extremely dangerous for the patients. “We have lots of treatments where if you don’t take them exactly as prescribed, you might be doing more harm than good,” said Stacie Dusetzina, a health policy researcher at Vanderbilt University. Other ways patients are trying to control costs are by asking for cheaper drugs from doctors or seeking out alternative therapies. Meanwhile, Ohio's attorney general is suing UnitedHealth's OptumRx unit alleging it...
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How powerful are your media pitches?

Mar 20, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Share the pitches that earned you major media attention. Enter PR Daily’s 2019 Media Relations Awards by the final deadline on April 3. The post How powerful are your media pitches? appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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