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At 24, Two Entrepreneurs Took On Cancer. At 32, They’re Worth Hundreds Of Millions

Nov 15, 2018 , Forbes
Nat Turner and Zach Weinberg built Flatiron Health into a $2 billion company to pursue an impossible dream—combating cancer with big data. They’ve not only made fast progress, they’ve also gotten rich trying. A 30 Under 30 cover...
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FDA authorizes digital Ebola test for emergency use, data on Omada's diabetes prevention program, and more digital health news briefs

Nov 15, 2018 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: L’Oréal unveils UV sensor clip, companion app; Urinary incontinence wearable receives De Novo...
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Obamacare early enrollment rate drops in first sign-up season since GOP changes

Nov 15, 2018 , CNBC Health
Obamacare sign-ups on the federal health insurance marketplace fell by 20 percent in the first two weeks of this enrollment season compared to last year, according to new federal...
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AI holds great promise for visual fields like dermatology, but faces many challenges

Nov 15, 2018 (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Finding robust data sources, correcting for variations in images and avoiding bias are all hurdles to...
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UK Data Watchdog Monitors Google's Absorption Of DeepMind App Used By NHS

Nov 15, 2018 , Forbes
The Information Commissioner's Office told TechCrunch that it's watching the...
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Shoppers to turn computers, mobile devices for holiday shopping

Nov 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
According to data from Citi Retail Services, nearly 73% of shoppers plan on visiting a brick-and-mortar store to purchase holiday gifts and 57% plan on using their computers to shop. Read More...
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Health privacy advocates worry DeepMind will break its promise not to share health data with Google

Nov 14, 2018 , CNBC Health
DeepMind Health says that it will be absorbed into Google Health, but it still won't be sharing patient health information with its parent company. Its critics remain...
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Hepatitis C Treatment Can Be Shortened In 50 Percent Of Patients, Study Finds

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Hepatitis C drugs cure more than 90% of patients, but can cost more than $50,000 per patient. Findings from a new study could lead to significant cost savings. Preliminary data from the study, co-led by a theoretical modeling researcher from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and ......
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Big Data And Advanced Artificial Intelligence Techniques Used To Tackle Alzheimer's Disease

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Sports concussions, Parkinson’s disease, and hormone therapy for cancer – all can have memory loss as symptoms. But do the biochemical processes of each type of memory loss have anything to reveal about the memory loss that is part of Alzheimer’s disease? Rong Xu, PhD, recently received a total of......
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Obese kids less often demonstrate coping skills, academic interest

Nov 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Obese children may be less likely to meet a set of five markers for childhood flourishing that include academic and emotional skills, a new analysis of U.S. survey data suggests....
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Lupin launches generic Mepron

Nov 13, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Lupin is debuting a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline’s Mepron, which had a market value of about $119 million, according to IQVIA data. Read More...
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As Amarin stock drops, CEO says investors should 'understand our data better'

Nov 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Amarin CEO is defending results from a major clinical trial of its Vascepa heart drug after researchers raise questions about early results that sent stocks up in...
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Google Hires A World-Class Communicator To Lead Its Health Team

Nov 13, 2018 , Forbes
Dr. David Feinberg reimagines healthcare by putting a face behind the...
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How Doctors Responded After NRA Told Them To 'Stay In Their Lane'

Nov 12, 2018 , Forbes
A National Rifle Association (NRA) tweet, CDC releasing data showing that the death toll from gun violence in the U.S. has been rising, and the social media...
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Data Points: Opioid prescription numbers are down, but still a problem

Nov 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The FDA on Nov. 2 approved a new super-potent opioid tablet for use in hospitals. While prescribing numbers for opioids have been declining for the past few years, prescription use of painkillers still present a major challenge for combating...
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Nearly 30 data breaches reported in October

Nov 10, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
More than 2 million people's health data were breached in October 2018, according to HHS' Office for Civil Rights. That's up drastically from the same time last...
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Singing May Reduce Stress, Improve Motor Function For People With Parkinson's Disease

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Singing may provide benefits beyond improving respiratory and swallow control in people with Parkinson’s disease, according to new data from Iowa State University researchers....
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US cigarette smoking rate reaches new low

Nov 09, 2018 , CNN Health
Cigarette use among American adults is at the lowest it's been since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention started collecting data on the issue in 1965, according to a report released Thursday....
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FDA releases open-source app to collect patient-reported data

Nov 08, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Researchers can use the MyStudies app to collect data directly from patients. FDA hopes the app will make clinical trials, observational studies and other research more comprehensive and...
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RapidSOS' data-driven emergency response service pulls another $30M

Nov 08, 2018 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The latest round brings the startup's total funding to $65...
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