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Buoy Health's five new partners, IBM and Broad Institute's three-year disease prediction project, and more digital health deals

Feb 19, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: Health at Hand signs on with Allianz Care; Sutter Health taps Ada Health for personalized...
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Deer in 24 states infected with chronic wasting disease

Feb 17, 2019 , CNN Health
Chronic wasting disease has been detected in wild deer, elk or moose in 24 states, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warning hunters to avoid handling or eating potentially infected meat....
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Depo-Medrol vs. Prednisone

Feb 17, 2019 , RxList
Depo-Medrol (methylprednisolone acetate) and prednisone are anti-inflammatory glucocorticoids used to treat pain and swelling that occurs with arthritis and other joint disorders. They may also be used to treat conditions such as blood disorders, severe allergic reactions, certain cancers, eye conditions, skin/intestinal/kidney/lung diseases, and immune system...
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Depo-Medrol vs. Decadron

Feb 17, 2019 , RxList
Depo-Medrol (methylprednisolone acetate) and Decadron (dexamethasone) are corticosteroids used to treat arthritis and other joint disorders. They may also be used to treat conditions such as blood disorders, severe allergic reactions, certain cancers, eye conditions, skin/intestinal/kidney/lung diseases, and immune system...
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Childhood Disease Like Measles Help ‘Keep You Healthy And Fight Cancer,’ Says Wife Of White House Official

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The antivaccination claims--that childhood illnesses help boost immunity--touted by Darla Shine, the wife of White House communications director Bill Shine, have been debunked by health experts. Meanwhile, Facebook says it is looking for options to remove the antivaccine information that flourishes on its site....
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Salmonella outbreak tied to raw turkey expands with 63 more illnesses

Feb 16, 2019 , CNN Health
Sixty-three more people have been infected with salmonella linked to raw turkey products in an outbreak that began in November 2017, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday....
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Guys, Can You Give Us 40? It May Show Heart Health

Feb 16, 2019 , WebMD
Men in their 40s who can do more than 40 push-ups at a time have a 96 percent reduced risk of heart attack, stroke and heart disease compared with men who did 10 or...
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Number Of Flu Deaths Relatively High For A Season That Is Considered To Be Low Severity

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
But the flu vaccine is still doing a pretty good job. Interim estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicate the vaccine offers about 47 percent protection against all influenza...
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Parkinson's Foundation Hosts Professional Education Training in Iowa City

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Parkinson's Foundation announced the location of its signature professional education program course, Allied Team Training for Parkinson's, ATTP®, for health care professionals treating patients with Parkinson's disease, in Iowa City. The three-and-a-half-day interactive curriculum is provided i......
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Does Herpes Cause Alzheimer's?

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
What causes Alzheimer's disease? The answer could be right under our noses, says leading expert Professor Ruth Itzhaki. Her latest paper presents a lifetime of research evidence that the herpes virus responsible for cold sores can also cause Alzheimer's -- and new data which show antiviral drugs dra......
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Push-up capacity may predict men's heart disease risk

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The number of push-ups a man can do in the doctor's office may be a good predictor of his risk of developing heart disease in the coming years, new research suggests....
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Money troubles tied to higher risk of heart disease for African-Americans

Feb 16, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - African-American adults who often struggle to pay bills may be more than twice as likely to develop heart disease than their counterparts who don't have much financial stress, a U.S. study suggests....
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Can We Repair The Brain? The Promise Of Stem Cell Technologies For Treating Parkinson's Disease

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Cell replacement may play an increasing role in alleviating the motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD) in future. Writing in a special supplement to the Journal of Parkinson's Disease, experts describe how newly developed stem cell technologies could be used to treat the disease and discuss the ......
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AI-based newborn eye disease screener closes $1.5M Series A round

Feb 15, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Pr3vent's non-invasive tool looks to catch ophthalmic conditions when kids are still...
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‘Stop Disease Before It Happens’: Government Plans To Roll Out Challenge For Private Investment In AI To Provide Better Health Care

Feb 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Adam Boehler, head of Medicare and Medicaid’s innovation institute, said significant financial awards will be given to the top submissions, but he declined to say how much money is being devoted to the program. In other news, Dr. Eric Topol says he's not impressed with what AI has done to progress health care....
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Flu Shot Much More Effective This Year, CDC Says

Feb 15, 2019 , WebMD
This year's flu vaccine offers 47 percent protection against all circulating strains, according to researchers at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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This year's flu shot is less than 50% effective in preventing infection, CDC says

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Don't let your guard down: The US flu season is expected to continue for several more weeks, with activity across the nation now elevated, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Thursday. A flu shot is still recommended for those who have neglected to get one, but the CDC estimated this year's vaccine's overall effectiveness in preventing an infection at just 47%....
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Heart attack tied to edible marijuana is a warning to doctors

Feb 14, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - As medical and recreational marijuana becomes legal in more and more places, experts worry there isn't enough science on the risks and benefits of the drug, especially for patients with heart disease....
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Does PTSD Really Harm Veterans' Hearts?

Feb 14, 2019 , WebMD
Veterans with PTSD had higher rates of smoking, depression, anxiety disorders, sleep disorders, type 2 diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol, but no single condition explained the association between PTSD and heart disease, a new study...
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Sensitive Sensor Detects Down Syndrome DNA

Feb 14, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Down syndrome is the most common birth defect, occurring once in every 700 births. However, traditional non-invasive prenatal tests for the condition are unreliable or carry risks for the mother and fetus. Now, researchers have developed a......
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