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1435 Articles Matching "human"

Building trust through technology for medication adherence

May 26, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Developers offer a slew of medication adherence platforms that, along with human intervention, help people take their medications...
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Researchers Operate Lab-Grown Heart Cells By Remote Control

May 23, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and their collaborators have developed a technique that allows them to speed up or slow down human heart cells growing in a dish on command -- simply by shining a light on them and varying its intensity. The cells are grown on a ma......
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Can We Live Forever? One Scientist Has Devoted Much Of Her Life To Extending Humans’ Years On Earth

May 23, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Laura Deming is excited about the possibilities and the results already achieved in experiments on animals. In other public health news: racial disparities in suicide rates; doctor burnout; the difference between HPV and HIV; DNA; barbershops and health care; and more....
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U.S. - North Korea Meeting Could Be Make Or Break For Global Health Security

May 19, 2018 , Forbes
Recently, small amounts of info about North Korea's health system have made their way out of the country. Data points have gone from bad to worse to accusations of massive human rights violations. Malnutrition, tuberculosis, malaria and hepatitis B, are a health security nightmare waiting to...
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Scientists have transplanted memory from one snail to another. So, what does it mean for humans?

May 18, 2018 , CNN Health
It's the kind of study science fiction dreams are made of: A team of neurobiologists at UCLA successfully "transplanted" a memory from the nervous system of one snail into another....
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Artificial Muscles, Robotic Grippers, Health Care Robotics

May 17, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
From a gripper equipped with gecko-inspired adhesives, to artificial muscles and robotic joints, to talks on human-robot interaction and health care robotics, the University of California San Diego will have a strong presence at the 2018 International Conference on Robotics and Automation, May 21 to......
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Different Diseases Elicit Distinct Sets Of Exhausted T Cells

May 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The battle between the human immune system and long-term, persisting infections and other chronic diseases such as cancer results in a prolonged stalemate. Over time battle-weary T cells become exhausted, giving germs or tumors an edge. Using data from multiple molecular databases, researchers from ......
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Two surgeons in China developing a method to transplant a human head

May 16, 2018 , CNBC Health
As transplant surgery reaches new heights, human head transplantation may not be as far-fetched as once thought....
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Scientists Are Targeting the Common Cold

May 16, 2018 , WebMD
In lab tests, this molecule blocked viruses that cause colds and prevented them from taking control of human...
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Molecule That Acts On Human Cells Might Provide Hope For 'Irresistible' Cold Cure

May 16, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers have lab-tested a molecule that can combat the common cold virus by preventing it from hijacking human cells. Early lab-based tests with human cells have shown the molecule's ability to completely block multiple strains of cold virus, and the team hope to move to animal and then human t......
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U.S. to consider expanding Medicare drug price negotiation

May 15, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Trump administration is considering expanding Medicare's ability to negotiate the cost of drugs by giving private payers a role in setting the price of medicines administered in hospitals and doctors' offices, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Monday....
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Most experts agree: Walking is good exercise

May 15, 2018 , CNN Health
We humans need to exercise in order to stay healthy. Exercise protects against disease and early death, and keeps us mobile and able to perform daily tasks....
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Patient Number One At The Front Door Of Free Healthcare In America

May 14, 2018 , Forbes
Through any lens, life at 3 a.m. can be pretty grainy, but that's also when human determination can be in razor sharp...
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What women should know before seeing 'Tully'

May 12, 2018 , CNN Health
For most of cinematic history, on-screen mothers have been a tame bunch. They were observers and healers, drivers and cheek-crumb wipers. They could be wise but rarely were given the chance to reveal how they earned this wisdom. Back stories, with all their tension and grit, have a way of humanizing us, and mothers weren't allowed to be fully human....
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Medical Effects Of Space Travel Is Topic For Teens At Cosmosphere Summer Camp

May 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
June 25 through 29, campers will arrive at the Cosmosphere in Hutchinson from around the United States to participate in Space Rx Camp—the first summer camp experience in the nation to focus on the impact of long duration space travel on humans. The campers will engage with a variety of health care......
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U.N. reports 120 unexplained deaths in northeast Congo

May 12, 2018 , Reuters
GENEVA (Reuters) - Authorities in northeastern Congo have reported the unexplained deaths of more than 120 internally displaced people, 93 of them under 15 years old, in an area bordering Uganda in March and April, a U.N. humanitarian report said on Friday....
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Blocking The Molecular Source Of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

May 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is one of the most challenging and frustrating diseases that pulmonologists face. And despite affecting 1 out of 200 adults over the age of 65 in the United States, general awareness of IPF is low. “There’s a tremendous disconnect between the human impact of thi......
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How Humana And Walmart Can Overcome Organizational Autoimmune Disease

May 12, 2018 , Forbes
Walmart and Humana will need talented change agents—internal executives or outside consultants—who can lead innovation and improve processes because they are critical in the push to overcome organizational autoimmune...
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The Virus That’s Been Plaguing Humans Since The Bronze Age

May 11, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Researchers have recovered DNA from the oldest viruses known to have infected humans. The discovery may provide clues to the continuing evolution of hepatitis B, a disease that infects an estimated 257 million people worldwide. In other public health news: breast-feeding, medical devices, pregnancy and labor, assisted suicide, and Ebola....
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Major study confirms HPV vaccines prevent cervical cancer

May 10, 2018 , CNN Health
The human papillomavirus or HPV spreads through intimate contact during sex with someone who is infected. In some women, an HPV infection will persist and lead to cervical cancer. HPV vaccines protect against cervical cancer in young women, especially when the women are vaccinated between the ages of 15 and 26, a new Cochrane Report finds....
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