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This start-up aims to do genomic tests on memory champs, newborns and 110-year olds

Aug 20, 2018 , CNBC Health
Veritas Genetics is interested in the extreme ends of the human...
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Trump Administration Value-Based Rule Expected To Force ACOs To Adapt Or Bolt

Aug 18, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The National Association of ACOs signals that the Health and Human Services plan will cause affordable care organizations to leave Medicare's Shared Savings Program. News outlets also report on industry news surrounding a heart valve procedure that is saving lives, a Q2 drop in bankruptcies and a “tidal wave of change” predicted from Colorado...
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Chips, Light And Coding Moves The Front Line In Beating Bacteria

Aug 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The never-ending fight against bacteria has taken a turn in humanity's favor with the announcement of a tool that could give the upper hand in drug research. Bacterial resistance to antibiotics has produced alarming headlines in recent years, with the prospect of commonly prescribed treatments beco......
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Automated Detection Of Focal Epileptic Seizures In A Sentinel Area Of The Human Brain

Aug 18, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Patients with focal epilepsy that does not respond to medications badly need alternative treatments. In a first-in-humans pilot study, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have identified a sentinel area of the brain that may give an early warning before clinical seizure manifesta......
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How AI Will Augment Human Creativity

Aug 18, 2018 , Forbes
With the right perspective, AI will amplify and augment our creative potential and ensure that Bill Gates is correct in declaring, AI will make our lives “more productive and...
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Ban on glyphosate would be 'disaster' for Brazil agriculture: minister

Aug 17, 2018 , Reuters
A potential ban on the popular herbicide glyphosate in Brazil over concerns it may cause cancer in humans would be a "disaster" for the country's agricultural industry, Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi said on Thursday....
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Hacking humans: Jane Metcalfe talks neobiology, consumers' role in health data

Aug 16, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Humans have hacked all sorts of computer systems, but now we are starting to hack ourselves — specifically, our health and biology. “We [are at] the dawn of what I call the neobiological revolution, which I define as the accelerating movement of ways to use technology and biology to alter the human race,” Jane Metcalfe, founder of Wired and editor and chief of NEO.LIFE. told MobiHealthNews. “It is also the next stage of the digital...
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New York Sues Purdue Pharma, Accuses Opioid Maker Of Widespread Fraud

Aug 16, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
New York joins dozens of other states suing the manufacturer of OxyContin. "The opioid epidemic was manufactured by unscrupulous distributors who developed a $400 billion industry pumping human misery into our communities," Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.) said....
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Prolia vs. Tymlos

Aug 16, 2018 , RxList
Prolia (denosumab) and Tymlos (abaloparatide) injection are used to treat bone loss (osteoporosis) in women who are at high risk for bone fracture after menopause. Prolia and Tymlos belong to different drug classes. Prolia is a monoclonal antibody and Tymlos injection is a human parathyroid hormone related peptide [PTHrP(1-34)]...
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To Keep You Healthy, Health Insurers May Soon Pay Your Rent

Aug 15, 2018 , Forbes
Health insurers Anthem, Aetna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group are investing in housing, mental health counseling and even food to address "social determinants of...
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DeepMind's eye disease diagnoses on par with specialists

Aug 15, 2018 lpostelnicu@himss.org (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
DeepMind's artificial intelligence system appears to diagnose eye disease as accurately as leading human specialists, according to new research published in the journal Nature...
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New Soft Bioelectronic Mesh Tested On Human Wrist And Pulsating Pig's Heart

Aug 15, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A research team at the Center for Nanoparticle Research, within the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), has succeeded in developing a wearable and implantable device, that measures electrophysiological signals and applies electrical and thermal stimulations. It provides information on muscle and card......
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Elephants rarely get cancer. Here's why this matters to humans

Aug 15, 2018 , CNN Health
You'd think elephants would be getting cancer left and right: They are giants of the animal kingdom and have trillions more cells than humans -- cells that, in theory, could turn into cancer over their decades-long lifespans....
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Technology To ‘Turn Off’ Genes Responsible For Trans Fats Exists. But Is It Ready For Prime-Time?

Aug 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
When it comes to altering genes in the food we eat, some experts want to tread carefully while others want to embrace the healthier food. In other public health news: glaucoma, the human cell atlas, c-sections, empathy, family planning apps, growth hormones, depression, online dating and...
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State HPV vaccine laws do not appear to influence teen sex

Aug 14, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - State laws designed to increase teen vaccination against the cancer-causing human papillomavirus (HPV) don't appear to influence adolescents' choices about whether to become sexually active or use condoms, a U.S. study suggests....
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Catch-up HPV Vaccination Effective for Women Under 21 Years

Aug 11, 2018 , RxList
Girls and young women who initiate the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine series between ages 15 and 20 years and receive all three doses are adequately protected against cancers caused by HPV infection, new data suggest. Catch-up vaccination among those ages 21 to 26 does not provide the same benefit,...
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Is Evolution of the Human Brain to Blame for Some Mental Disorders?

Aug 11, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Is Evolution of the Human Brain to Blame for Some Mental Disorders?Category: Health NewsCreated: 8/9/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/10/2018 12:00:00...
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A Video Game Can Change The Brain, May Improve Empathy In Middle Schoolers

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A space-exploring robot crashes on a distant planet. In order to gather the pieces of its damaged spaceship, it needs to build emotional rapport with the local alien inhabitants. The aliens speak a different language but their facial expressions are remarkably humanlike. This fantastical scenario i......
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Aug. 13-17: Senate to Vote on HHS Funding

Aug 11, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Aug. 10—The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) would receive a small increase and funding for several hospital priorities under a FY19 funding bill that the Senate is expected to vote on next week....
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Sensor Could Help Doctors Select Effective Cancer Therapy

Aug 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
MIT chemical engineers have developed a new sensor that lets them see inside cancer cells and determine whether the cells are responding to a particular type of chemotherapy drug. The sensors, which detect hydrogen peroxide inside human cells, could help researchers identify new cancer drugs that b......
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