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Mobile apps offer suicide intervention potential, but oversight is lacking

Mobile apps may help address the needs of persons at risk of suicide, according to results of a study conducted at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. However, more vigilance is needed to ensure that apps that are available are effective in heading off potential life-threatening events. In the project, researchers assessed six types of mobile… Read More »

Another conflicted all-expenses-paid junket offer by the National Press Foundation

November 21, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is the founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org.  He authored the Statement of Principles for the Association of Health Care Journalists in 2004. He tweets as @garyschwitzer or as @HealthNewsRevu. Two months from now we will be in mid-winter, late January. How about four days in warm, sunny… Read More »

Pittsburgh provider to offer ICU teleconsults to expand care

Allegheny Health Network, an 8-hospital delivery system based in the Pittsburgh area, is working with Mercy Health System’s telehealth program—Mercy Virtual—to deliver care services across Western Pennsylvania. At Allegheny, telehealth consultations for ICU patients will be available on a 24/7 basis to give complete coverage for all physicians, with intensivists conducting the consultations, says Chong… Read More »

Medical News Today: Marine bacteria offer new weapon against melanoma

A recent paper outlines how marine bacteria have inspired an entirely new way of fighting melanoma. The authors hope that their findings might eventually lead to a more effective treatment. Marine bacteria may provide a new weapon against melanoma. Skin cancer is by far the most common type of cancer. Melanoma accounts for just 1… Read More »

Bumrungrad International partners with BC Platforms to offer personalised healthcare solutions for patients

Last week, BC Platforms, an MIT Whitehead project spinoff which specialises in powerful genomic data management and analysis solutions, announced that it will be providing its genomics platform to Bumrungrad International Hospital, a private multiple-specialty medical centre founded 1980 in Bangkok, Thailand. WHY IT MATTERS BC Platforms will be providing its customisable end-to-end Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)… Read More »

Sleep Patterns May Offer Clues to Alzheimer's

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Poor sleep is common among Alzheimer’s patients, and researchers say they’re beginning to understand why. Scientists studied 119 people aged 60 and older. Eighty percent had no thinking or memory problems, while the rest had only mild problems. The researchers found that participants… Read More »