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Ping An Good Doctor to develop 'internet hospital' model with 50 hospitals in China

Jul 23, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Chinese healthcare ecosystem platform Ping An Good Doctor has reached strategic cooperation with nearly 50 hospitals across China, including the Aviation General Hospital of China Medical University, Sichuan Second Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, and the Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, to jointly develop a new “internet hospital” model, the company recently announced. DEVELOPMENTS LEADING TO THE INTERNET HOSPITAL...
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UnitedHealth Reverses Course, Approves Coverage For $2.1 Million Gene Therapy For Family Racing Against Clock

Jul 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Lauren Sullivan had been trying to appeal UnitedHealth's initial refusal of the drug for her 21-month-old daughter, Daryn. The girl was running out of time to receive the treatment before her second birthday in October, when the drug has to be administered. The company also approved claims for three other patients. In other news, UnitedHealth beats expectations for the quarter, prompting company to boost earnings...
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Is Caffeine Fueling Your Anxieties?

Jul 20, 2019 , WebMD
For some people, caffeine may help with concentration and provide an energy boost, but it can cause problems for those with general anxiety disorder, said Dr. Julie Radico, a clinical psychologist with Penn State...
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Autism Largely Caused by Genetics, Not Environment: Study

Jul 19, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Autism Largely Caused by Genetics, Not Environment: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/18/2019 12:00:00...
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KHN’s ‘What The Health?’: Biden Doubles Down On Obamacare

Jul 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Presidential candidate Joe Biden unveiled a health plan intended to provide a more moderate alternative to his competitors’ “Medicare for All” plans. It would build on the Affordable Care Act but would go much further. Margot Sanger-Katz of The New York Times, Joanne Kenen of Politico and Kimberly Leonard of the Washington Examiner join KHN’s Julie Rovner to discuss this, plus Planned Parenthood’s very bad week, the U.S. House vote to repeal the health law’s “Cadillac tax” on...
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Ping An Good Doctor to develop “internet hospital” model with 50 hospitals in China

Jul 19, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Chinese healthcare ecosystem platform Ping An Good Doctor has reached strategic cooperation with nearly 50 hospitals across China, including the Aviation General Hospital of China Medical University, Sichuan Second Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, and the Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Nanchang University, to jointly develop a new “internet hospital” model, the company recently announced. DEVELOPMENTS LEADING TO THE INTERNET HOSPITAL...
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Dealing With The Loneliness Epidemic: ‘Tea With Strangers’ Group Is Latest Experiment To Bring People Together

Jul 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
To fight isolation, a health problem that a former surgeon general said can be as debilitating as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, several groups are working to create in-person connections. A group started by one former lonely heart in San Francisco invites strangers to talk over tea and has caught on in more than a dozen other cities. Public health news also focuses on: higher rates of memory loss reported among LGBTQ Americans; winners and fairness issues; sleep-tracking devices; drugs that...
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7 basics for creating great content on your health care website

Jul 19, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Content gives life to your site and brand. These tips will help you generate solid material that attracts readers and builds communities. Too often, we forget the basics of how to write meaningful content. If you’re caught up in SEO and word count, it’s time to take a step back to the fundamentals. These seven […] The post 7 basics for creating great content on your health care website appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Alzheimer’s Impacts More Women Than Men. Scientists Find New Reasons Why In Brain Scan, Genetic Studies.

Jul 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers found that tau networks, a protein that forms tangles and destroy brain nerve cells, were more diffuse in women. Genetic differences also play a role, although researchers can't explain how yet. While two-thirds of Alzheimer's cases are in women, researchers also found they are able to mask the signs of dementia longer than men because of better brain metabolism....
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Autism Largely Caused by Genetics, Not Environment

Jul 18, 2019 , WebMD
he largest study of its kind, involving more than 2 million people across five countries, finds that autism spectrum disorders are 80% reliant on inherited...
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Striking New-Onset Seizure Risk in Dementia Patients

Jul 18, 2019 , RxList
Patients with dementia are at significantly higher risk for generalized or partial seizures disorders, new research...
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Healthy Living Can Cut Odds for Alzheimer's in People at Genetic Risk

Jul 17, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Healthy Living Can Cut Odds for Alzheimer's in People at Genetic RiskCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/15/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/16/2019 12:00:00...
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Healthy Living Counteracts Alzheimer's Genetic Risk

Jul 16, 2019 , WebMD
Even if you are unlucky enough to carry genes that predispose you to Alzheimer's disease, a healthy lifestyle can minimize that risk, new research...
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Good News About Dementia: 5 Lifestyle Changes Can Make Difference Even For People Who Have Genes That Increase Risk

Jul 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
While recent news about Alzheimer's focused on disappointing failed drug trials, two new studies discussed at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference look at how clean living helps lower the chances of developing wasting brain diseases by as much as 60%. Give up red meat, don't smoke, exercise more, read more books and limit red wine to one glass a night. "This research is exciting in that it shows there are actionable things we can do to try to counteract genetic risk for...
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Healthy living may help offset genetic risk of dementia: study

Jul 15, 2019 , Reuters
Living healthily with a good diet and regular exercise may help people with a higher genetic susceptibility to dementia to offset the risk of developing it, according to recent research....
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Indivior loses appeal to block generic Suboxone opioid treatments

Jul 13, 2019 , Reuters
A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generic versions of its opioid addiction treatment Suboxone film that infringed its patents....
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30 States Sign $10.4M Agreement With Premera Blue Cross Over Data Breach Impacting Millions

Jul 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Sensitive information, including Social Security numbers, bank account information and health data, was exposed to hackers for ten months in 2014 and 2015. “It’s horrifying to think that for nearly one entire year, a hacker had access to the sensitive health records and personal data of millions of Americans,” said Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum. The lawsuit claimed Premera knew it had security problems and failed to fix them....
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Training A Generation Of Gun Safety Advocates: Johns Hopkins Holds Intensive Course For High Schoolers From Around The Country

Jul 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Inspired by the Parkland students who started a global movement after the mass shooting at their high school, Daniel Webster, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research, said he wanted to tap into that activist base and help more teenagers become advocates. Public health news focuses on childhood malnutrition, breastfeeding, a new talc trial, caregiving, stillbirths, therapy cows and healthy hearts, as...
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How Finland is teaming up with pharma to identify genetic variants in disease

Jul 13, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The country's FinnGen Project seeks to use its unique population bottleneck and cohesive health records to drive genetic...
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Epic Research Endeavor Reveals Cause Of Deadly Digestive Disease In Children

Jul 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Nearly 10 years ago, a group of Israeli clinical researchers emailed Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) geneticist Len Pennacchio to ask for his team’s help in solving the mystery of a rare inherited disease that caused extreme, and sometimes fatal, chronic diarrhea in children. N......
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