Health

  • Pressure Mounts On Google And Facebook To Stop Anti-Vax Conspiracy Theories

    Pressure Mounts On Google And Facebook To Stop Anti-Vax Conspiracy Theories

    As a measles outburst carries on to spread in state of Washington, Facebook is “exploring extra measures” to battle false anti-vaccine material on the platform, media claimed. The news follows on the heels of disparagement from Representative Adam Schiff, who sent Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook CEO) a letter about vaccine fake data on Instagram and Facebook. In the letter, Schiff voiced…

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  • The Annual Online Survey For Physicians Begins

    The Annual Online Survey For Physicians Begins

    An online survey, US News Physician Survey, has begun which would ask for the opinions of experts on the high quality of service and referral care provided by hospitals. Invitations were sent to randomly selected 10% physicians who have been using Doximity. Several other Doximity users have not received mails yet but will get them soon. Automated reminders would be…

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  • Study Finds Gut May Help Diagnose Parkinson’s Much Sooner

    Study Finds Gut May Help Diagnose Parkinson’s Much Sooner

    National Institute of Health found that nearly 50,000 people living in US are diagnosed with Parkinson’s every year. And people suffering from Parkinson’s are numbered at 500,000 at the moment. Unfortunately, when the disease gets diagnosed, the affected brain cells have already died. This makes it even more difficult to reduce the rate of progression of the disease. Thus, researchers…

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  • 3D Printed Sugary Stents Speed Up Suturing Of Arteries

    3D Printed Sugary Stents Speed Up Suturing Of Arteries

    The surgeons have to spend a lot of time to restore the blood flow and activity of millimeter-scale arteries during their reconstructive procedures and organ transplants which demand nimble fingers. The latest stent coated with sugar can help the surgeons and the surgeries to head the 3D-printed way. According to the Nebraska engineer Ali Tamayol and his international colleagues, the…

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  • Two Forecasting Techniques Combined With AI To Approximate Flu Activity

    Two Forecasting Techniques Combined With AI To Approximate Flu Activity

    Influenza is extremely contagious and can easily spread as individuals move about and travel. This makes the activity of tracking and forecasting flu a huge challenge. Whilst CDC is engaged in constantly monitoring patient visits for flu-like infections in the U.S., this data is mostly lagged behind for up to 2 Weeks than the actual time. A novel study, headed…

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  • Human Brain Can Be Mapped At High Resolution

    Human Brain Can Be Mapped At High Resolution

      Scientists have established a new way to image human brain with extraordinary speed and resolution. With this approach, they can trace specific neurons, locate connections among them, and picture organelles inside neurons, over huge sizes of human brain tissue. The new technology syndicates a technique for increasing brain issue, making it probable to image at advanced determination, with a…

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  • Spirulina May Lower Blood Pressure Study Reveals

    Spirulina May Lower Blood Pressure Study Reveals

    According to the latest study, spirulina may contribute to the reduction in blood pressure. In fact, the study was supported by the identification of the active ingredient in the compound that results in the phenomenal outcome. Spirulina is also considered as a major participant in the booming niche of superfoods, which is readily taking over the elements present in a…

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  • Prescription drug prices hiked in the US

    Prescription drug prices hiked in the US

    Around 30 drug-makers have decided to raise the prices of the medicines under their brands in this month. This will break the halt to the price hike declared by a pharmaceutical industry after it was pressurized by the US President Donald Trump. In response to the hike, Donald Trump has criticized the drug-makers. The hike is about to pose a…

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  • Surgery Center Negligence Generated Infection Risk For 3,778 Patients

    Surgery Center Negligence Generated Infection Risk For 3,778 Patients

    CBS New York reported that an outpatient surgery center, the HealthPlus Surgery Center situated in Saddle Brook, New Jersey has been alerting thousands of its patients who were recently treated at their clinics. Around 3,778 patients are being advised by the center to go with blood tests after unhygienic conditions at the facility were uncovered by a state investigation. Due…

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  • Doctors Want Engineers To Understand Clinic Workflow Better Before Building App

    Doctors Want Engineers To Understand Clinic Workflow Better Before Building App

    Richard Zane who is an ER physician wished the help of software to help him deal with the patients. He is a Chief innovation officer at UCHealth in Colorado who realizes the gap between the worlds of doctors and engineers. He said that they are technologists who have not witnessed the inside work of a hospital and also lack a…

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