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UK health service risks 350,000 staff gap by 2030: thinktanks

Nov 16, 2018 , Reuters
Lack of staff now represents a bigger challenge to Britain's health service than funding and the system could face a 350,000 personnel shortage by 2030, leading health thinktanks warned on Thursday....
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Why You Should Care About Big Data This Flu Season

Nov 16, 2018 , Forbes
Could Twitter help predict how bad flu season will be? What can walk-in clinics tell us about where the worst of the virus will peak? Let’s take a look at how big data could transform patient diagnosis, vaccine development and epidemic prevention through a lens we all know too well: flu...
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At 24, Two Entrepreneurs Took On Cancer. At 32, They’re Worth Hundreds Of Millions

Nov 15, 2018 , Forbes
Nat Turner and Zach Weinberg built Flatiron Health into a $2 billion company to pursue an impossible dream—combating cancer with big data. They’ve not only made fast progress, they’ve also gotten rich trying. A 30 Under 30 cover...
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The Forbes Healthcare Summit 2018: The Draft Agenda

Nov 15, 2018 , Forbes
We're two weeks away from the big event. On November 28 we'll host the Forbes Healthcare Summit, a 24-hour meeting (time off for sleep) of the top executives from the pharmaceutical, insurance and hospital sectors....
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Large-Scale M&A Faces Capitol Commotion After U.S. Elections

Nov 14, 2018 , Forbes
Big deals that may have once cleared U.S. regulatory reviews face a murkier future with a Democratic House majority and the Trump administration’s skeptical posture toward...
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New Guidelines Say Any Kind Of Exercise In Small Doses And Less Sitting Improve Health Starting As Early As Age 3

Nov 14, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
Getting a sedentary nation off the sofa -- only 20 percent of us get the recommended amount of exercise a day -- is a big concern for the government, which updated its guidelines Monday for the first time in 10 years. Since the first guidelines were issued, research has expanded the recognized benefits of movement, including reducing the risk of cancer, anxiety and depression and improving cognitive function and...
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Big Data And Advanced Artificial Intelligence Techniques Used To Tackle Alzheimer's Disease

Nov 14, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Sports concussions, Parkinson’s disease, and hormone therapy for cancer – all can have memory loss as symptoms. But do the biochemical processes of each type of memory loss have anything to reveal about the memory loss that is part of Alzheimer’s disease? Rong Xu, PhD, recently received a total of......
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WHO uncovers big national variations in antibiotics consumption

Nov 13, 2018 , Reuters
Antibiotics are used far more in some countries than in others, a survey by the World Health Organization showed on Monday, suggesting that urgent action was needed to slash unnecessary consumption of the medicines....
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Amarin's Fish-Oil-Derived Drug Shows Great Promise—With Big Caveats

Nov 13, 2018 , Forbes
Was it the drug, Vascepa, that prevented cardiac deaths? Or was part of the result due to a placebo that wasn't? "“Is this a one-off chance finding, or is it a drug that is an amazing addition to our...
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What if AI Could Uber the Healthcare Industry?

Nov 12, 2018 , Forbes
When it comes to artificial intelligence, little things can add up in big ways. Now, what if AI could exponentially disrupt the current for-profit healthcare model from focusing on sickness to advancing wellness? Such an emergent phenomenon could usher in a positive new...
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AstraZeneca's diabetes drug curbs heart failure, kidney risks

Nov 11, 2018 , Reuters
The biggest clinical trial so far to assess a new class of diabetes pills shows that AstraZeneca's Farxiga can prevent heart failure and cut the risk of kidney problems in a broad range of patients....
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Amarin's Fish-Oil-Derived Drug Shows Great Promise — With Big Caveats

Nov 11, 2018 , Forbes
Was it the drug, Vascepa, that prevented cardiac deaths? Or was part of the result due to a placebo that wasn't? "“Is this a one-off chance finding, or is it a drug that is an amazing addition to our...
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What Is The Best Sport For You? Try This Healthy Sport Index

Nov 11, 2018 , Forbes
The choice of sports can really make a big difference in your life, especially if you are a kid. See where different sports rate in different...
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Ignored As An Election Issue, Deaths From Medical Errors Have Researchers Alarmed

Nov 10, 2018 , Forbes
We learned Tuesday that health care is a big concern for voters, with exit polling from CNN, NBC and other major outlets showing 40 percent of Americans picked health care as their most important...
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Mysteries solved! Secrets of the perplexing apostrophe

Nov 10, 2018 , Healthcare Comm.
Whether it’s used in contractions or plural possessives—or omitted from plurals and possessive pronouns—this little curl can bring big headaches. Here are a few ounces of...
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Surgery Patients Use Only 1/4 Of The Opioids A Surgeon Gives -- But The Bigger The Prescription, The More They Take

Nov 09, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Many surgeons write prescriptions for opioid pain medications four times larger than what their patients will actually use after common operations, a new study shows. And the size of that prescription may be the most important factor in how many opioid pills the patient will take – outweighing thei......
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The Bigger the Brain, the Bigger the Tumor Risk?

Nov 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: The Bigger the Brain, the Bigger the Tumor Risk?Category: Health NewsCreated: 11/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/7/2018 12:00:00...
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Who Faces Big Threat From Wildfires? The Answer May Surprise You

Nov 09, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Who Faces Big Threat From Wildfires? The Answer May Surprise YouCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/6/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/7/2018 12:00:00...
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Medicaid, Drug Prices Could See Big Election Impacts

Nov 09, 2018 , Healthcare Business News
Nov. 7—On Tuesday, voters in three states approved expanding Medicaid eligibility to a total of more than 300,000 people....
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Health care topped the economy as the biggest issue for voters now, here's why

Nov 08, 2018 , CNBC Health
Health care was the top issue for Americans voting in Tuesday's midterm...
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