(HealthDay)—Patients with nasal airway obstruction have health utility values (HUVs) below the mean Australian norm, with improvement noted after open septorhinoplasty, according to a study published online Nov. 15 in JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery. Richard Tjahjono, M.D., from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, and colleagues conducted a prospective case series study at […]Continue Reading ...
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Marula vinegar produced from waste by-products was found to be a potential source of health promoting compounds including total phenolics and flavonoids with good antioxidant properties. Marula is a well-known indigenous plant in South Africa, and the fruit is used to make the legendary Amarula cream liquor. Molelekoa and colleagues investigated the feasibility of using […]Continue Reading ...
Half-facepiece reusable elastomeric respirators are an effective and viable option for protecting health care workers from exposure to airborne transmissible contaminants or infectious agents — for example, influenza virus — during day-to-day work or with a sudden or rapid influx of patients, such as during a public health emergency, says a new report from the […]Continue Reading ...
The interactions that take place between the species of microbes living in the gastrointestinal system often have large and unpredicted effects on health, according to new work from a team led by Carnegie’s Will Ludington. Their findings are published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. The gut microbiome is an […]Continue Reading ...
An increase in mental health care is being driven by people with little or no psychological distress, while many with serious distress don’t get the care they need, Columbia researchers have found.Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 — A home-based intervention can improve disadvantaged chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients’ activation in their health and health care, according to a study published online Nov. 15 in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. Robert G. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D., from the National Institutes of Health in Phoenix, and […]Continue Reading ...
Women experiencing signs of breast cancer vary in how they value, use, and trust ‘Dr Google’ when making sense of their symptoms, a new study in the journal Health, Risk & Society reports. Researchers from the University of Surrey, led by Dr Afrodita Marcu, investigated whether women sought health information online when experiencing potential breast […]Continue Reading ...
The Republican-led Congress was unable to repeal the Affordable Care Act in 2017, but the Trump administration continues to implement elements of the failed GOP bill using executive authority. The latest change would make it easier for states to waive some major parts of the health law, including allowing subsidies for people to buy insurance […]Continue Reading ...
Please give a brief overview of LetsGetChecked, the products and services that you provide and the markets you serve? LetsGetChecked is a medical technology platform linking customers to its global network of regulated laboratories for at-home health testing. We are revolutionizing consumer healthcare by making it open and patient-led, enabling people to use technology in […]Continue Reading ...
Two weeks ago, researchers at Harvard published a study that looked at mental health issues in economics graduate students at several universities. They found that levels of moderate to severe anxiety and depression in these students were three times greater than the national average. In the same study, 1 in 10 students reported having suicidal […]Continue Reading ...
Women who experience domestic violence and abuse (DVA) are more than twice as likely to seek emergency contraception as other women, according to a study by National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)-funded researchers at the University of Bristol and Queen Mary University of London, suggesting that requests for emergency contraception could be an important sign […]Continue Reading ...
Reporting on electronic health records for the latest issue of Stanford Medicine magazine, I encountered a quiet breed of pioneering physicians. These tech-savvy women and men stepped up in the early years to ease health providers’ massive transition from paper to digital filing systems. The iPhone had yet to be introduced when some of them […]Continue Reading ...
This week, “What the Health?” panelists discuss, among other things, how the House Democrats’ leadership battle could affect the congressional health policy agenda.Continue Reading ...
U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers who experience greater feelings of guilt and other negative emotions about never having been deployed are more likely to misuse alcohol, according to new research from the University at Buffalo. In a study of 174 Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers who hadn’t been deployed, researchers found that […]Continue Reading ...
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