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1869 Articles Matching "human"

Following Gene-Editing Scandal That Sparked Worldwide Outrage, WHO To Develop Global Ethics Standards For The Tech

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Chinese scientist He Jiankui shocked the world when he announced that he'd used gene-editing technology on human embroyos--crossing a line that many had looked at as uncrossable in terms of ethics. In response, the World Health Organization will be forming a committee to offer guidance on the...
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Retail uses tech and data to engage its consumers — why can't healthcare?

Feb 16, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Humana's chief medical officer said that healthcare already has the tools it needs to anticipate patients' needs and close gaps in...
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To our kids, after tragedy: 'People are good, not bad'

Feb 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Every mass shooting, act of terrorism and hate crime I read/watch/hear about in the news chips away a piece of my heart and makes me want to pull my daughters close, as if my hugs can protect them. But ultimately, none of these tragedies reduces my faith in humanity....
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The 100 Leading Pioneers Of AI Drug Development

Feb 14, 2019 , Forbes
A big bang takes place in AI drug development and healthcare field. What is happening now is not only very exciting but it may also be a transforming mega power for the human...
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The World Braced Itself For A Bird Flu Epidemic. Then Nothing Happened.

Feb 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
A little over a decade ago, the world raced to prepare emergency plans and stockpile medication in anticipation of a major bird flu outbreak. Now, there hasn't been a single H5N1 human infection detected since February 2017. Where did it go? In other public health news: the measles outbreak, pelvic mesh, intimacy, raw milk, processed foods and...
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Face Transplant Surgery Can Improve Speech In Victims Of Severe Face Trauma: A New Case Study

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A new case study out of New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development finds that face transplant surgery in patients who have experienced severe facial trauma can improve speech production. Face transplantation is one of the most extensive facial reconstructiv......
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Migrant Families Separated By U.S. Government File Claims For Millions In Damages

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Eight separated families submitted claims to the departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services, saying that their children were traumatized by the experience. Stanton Jones, a lawyer for the families, said, “The government was harming children intentionally to try to advance what it viewed as a policy objective. It’s heinous and immoral, but it’s also a civil wrong for which the law provides a claim for relief.” In related news, 70 detainees condemn the conditions at a...
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University Of Minnesota Researchers 3D Bio-Print A Model That Could Improve Anticancer Drugs And Treatments

Feb 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
University of Minnesota medical researchers and engineers have developed a way to study cancer cells which could lead to new and improved treatment. They have developed a new way to study these cells in a 3D in vitro model (i.e. in a culture dish rather than in a human or animal). In a paper recent......
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How Humana measures the benefits of its enterprise social network

Feb 12, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
You know you are making a difference by opening up discussion in a social channel. Now how can you prove that to the...
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Gummy-Like Robots That Could Help Prevent Disease

Feb 12, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Human tissues experience a variety of mechanical stimuli that can affect their ability to carry out their physiological functions, such as protecting organs from injury. The controlled application of such stimuli to living tissues in vivo and in vitro has now proven instrumental to studying the cond......
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A Surprisingly Easy Way To Become Happier

Feb 12, 2019 , Forbes
What makes people happy? A load of studies tell us that human interaction is key to our happiness. But what kind of interactions matter? And does interaction increase everyone’s happiness, or is it something primarily beneficial to extraverts? A fantastic study set out to answer these...
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Tak Mak Lab Discovers How The Immune System “Thinks”

Feb 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
New research from the laboratory of cancer scientist Dr. Tak Mak, renowned for cloning the human T-cell receptor, has demonstrated that immune cells make brain chemicals to fight off infections. The first proof-of-function findings, published online today in the journal Science, solve a puzzle scie......
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Humana executives say Trump's drug rebate proposal would raise premiums, restrict consumer choice

Feb 09, 2019 , CNBC Health
The Trump administration's plan to force insurers to pass on drugmaker discounts to seniors at the pharmacy counter would upend the market and raise consumer premiums in the end, health insurance executives warned investors this...
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Blood Cells Could Hold Master Clock Behind Aging

Feb 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Blood cells could hold the key to aging, according to new research out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. In a study published in Aging Cell, researchers found human blood cells have an intrinsic clock that remains steady even after transplant. The researchers say the clock could......
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Opioid prescriptions for pets surge, mirroring human crisis

Feb 09, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Many more Americans may be getting opioids for their pets, and veterinarians appear to be prescribing increasingly potent versions of these drugs to animals, a small study suggests....
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Diet drugs could halt mosquitoes' blood-sucking behavior, study says

Feb 09, 2019 , CNN Health
By giving mosquitoes diet drugs, they could be prevented from biting humans and spreading deadly diseases, according to new research....
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Could HPV Be Tied to Heart Trouble in Women, Too?

Feb 08, 2019 , WebMD
Researchers found that among the women studied, those infected with "high-risk" strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) were somewhat more likely to develop heart disease or suffer a stroke over the next several...
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UF/IFAS Expert: Eat Fresh Food For A Healthy Heart

Feb 08, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Fresh food is your friend, and sodium and cholesterol your perpetual enemies in maintaining a healthy heart. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S., according to the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Every year, heart disease causes one in fou......
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Walgreens Partnership Boosts Humana's Medicare Enrollment

Feb 08, 2019 , Forbes
Humana's joint venture with Walgreens is helping boost the health insurer's enrollment in Medicare Advantage, the fast-growing coverage for U.S....
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Lyft expands non-emergency medical transport deals with MA plans, updates platform

Feb 08, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Along with new deals with BCBS, Humana and Logisticare, the rideshare service is also adding automated calls and other senior-friendly features to its web-based Concierge...
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