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2913 Articles Matching "life"

Black Patients’ Access To ‘Revolutionary’ Treatments Stymied By Stark Under-Representation In Clinical Trials

Sep 20, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
There's a regulatory reluctance to impose diversity requirements for drug trials, but that's left a gaping disparity around who has access to new and life-changing cancer drugs. In other public health news: Alzheimer's, vaping, marijuana drugs, diabetes, DNA, obesity, and...
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Newly re-acquired and refocused on health, Withings launches Steel HR Sport wearable

Sep 20, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
The watch's key features are VO2 max monitoring, connected GPS tracking, and 25 days of battery...
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Quality of Life? Whatever the Patient Believes It Is

Sep 20, 2018 , American Journal of Nursing
Illustration by Eric Collins / ecol- “What kind of life is that? That’s not how I would want to live.” In AJN’s September Reflections essay, “His Wonderful Life,” nurse Elizabeth Buckley interrogates her own judgmental response to a patient with a bluff, abrasive personality (he calls her ‘Nurse Ratchet during their first encounter) who [...] The post Quality of Life? Whatever the Patient Believes It Is appeared first on Off the...
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Living With Danger: The Lifesavers Who Keep Oil Workers Alive

Sep 19, 2018 , Forbes
When working in remote and often accessible locations, oil and gas workers still need to be able to call on medical support for illness or...
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10 helpful, handy resources for writers

Sep 19, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Use these tools to regain focus, reclaim productivity and find a safe place to store your life’s...
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Want To Live Longer? Take Up Tennis.

Sep 18, 2018 , Forbes
A new study out of Denmark shows that among people who play sports, those who play tennis have a life expectancy nearly 10 years longer than people who don't play anything. Smaller benefits were found for each of the other sports that were studied, but tennis was the clear...
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A look inside Chan Zuckerberg, the philanthropic project funded by billions in Facebook stock sales

Sep 16, 2018 , CNBC Health
Two years after Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan announced an audacious plan to use their Facebook fortune to try and end disease in their children's lifetime, The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has ballooned to 250...
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To Prevent Deadly Whooping Cough Outbreaks, Give The Vaccine Ahead Of Schedule

Sep 15, 2018 , Forbes
Whooping cough (pertussis) infections are most severe in newborns, and may be fatal. In populations where adults are not immunized, administering pertussis vaccines to newborns may minimize the risk of life-threatening whooping cough infections in...
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1 in 12 in U.S. Lives With Intrusive Chronic Pain

Sep 15, 2018 , WebMD
Chronic pain and high-impact chronic pain – the kind that keeps people from life’s daily activities – affect 1 in 12 Americans, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...
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Roche boss says Brexit and curbs on drug use pose threat to UK science

Sep 14, 2018 , Reuters
Uncertainty over drug regulation and a reluctance by Britain's health service to use certain pricey modern medicines pose a threat to the country's respected life sciences sector, the head Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Thursday....
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Global Cancer Deaths, New Cases Expected To Jump As Populations Age, Lifestyles Change

Sep 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
"These new figures highlight that much remains to be done to address the alarming rise in the cancer burden globally and that prevention has a key role to play," said Christopher Wild, director of WHO's International Agency for Research on Cancer. In other news on cancer, researchers unlock the mysteries of the BRCA1 gene...
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Sexual Violence Haunts Women for Years

Sep 14, 2018 , WebMD
The women who suffered sexual violence had clear, strong memories, including details of the event. Moreover, they had a hard time forgetting the incident and viewed it as a defining part of their life, the researchers...
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Different Takes: Bribes To Buy Sen. Collin’s Vote On Kavanaugh Won’t Work; High Stakes For Pro-Lifers

Sep 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on dividing lines between the pro-life and pro-choice...
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Oticon "Hear In Pink" Campaign Partners With Hearing Care Professionals To Promote Hearing Health And Breast Cancer Awareness

Sep 13, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Since 2007, Oticon, Inc. has joined with hearing care professionals nationwide to support breast cancer awareness and life-saving research during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year, the Oticon “Hear in Pink”™ campaign will again deliver compelling messages about hearing health and br......
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Healthy Midlife Diet May Preserve Memory, Prevent Mental Illness

Sep 13, 2018 , RxList
Maintaining a healthy diet in midlife is independently associated with a larger hippocampus years later and may protect against mental illness and cognitive decline, researchers...
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As Hurricane Florence approaches, these hospitals are in the storm's path

Sep 13, 2018 , CNBC Health
Lifepoint Health has the largest potential exposure, with nearly 30 percent of its hospital beds in North and South Carolina within the forecasted path of the...
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Healthy Midlife Diet May Preserve Memory

Sep 13, 2018 , eMedicine Health
Healthy Midlife Diet May Preserve Memory, Prevent Mental...
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Hospitals Band Together to Manufacture Essential Generic Drugs

Sep 12, 2018 , RxList
Tired of the high drug costs and shortages of lifesaving generic drugs, major hospitals and hospital systems in the United States, including the Mayo Clinic, have come together to create Civica Rx, a not-for-profit generic drug...
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Insulin's steep price leads to deadly rationing

Sep 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The price of insulin in the U.S. has more than doubled since 2012 alone. That's put the life-saving hormone out of reach for some people with diabetes. It has left others scrambling for solutions to afford the one thing they need to...
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A Co-Design Approach To Treatment Advances Individuality In Healthcare

Sep 11, 2018 , Forbes
Determining the outcome of an individual’s life is to ask that individual to co-design his or her own treatment. Healthcare must evolve to inclusion and individuality. It's a matter of life and death and places a significant strain on the U.S. economy if not resolved...
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