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16:11 EST 21st February 2018 | BioPortfolio

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Wednesday 21st February 2018

Immigration Curbs Will Weaken Social Security

Proposals to limit immigration would shrink the US workforce, reduce payroll tax revenue, and damage Social Security.

Science Reveals More About The Secrets Of 'Super-Agers'

Genes are important, but lifestyle habits may play at least as big a role in healthy aging.

Directions to Weight Loss? Don't Ask Your Genes

An important new study suggests genetic customizing of diet for weight loss is not ready for prime time. But that's OK, because we already know how to get there from here.

Albertsons Sees Room In Supermarkets To Expand Rite Aid Clinics

Grocery store chain Albertsons and Rite Aid plan to add more retail health clinics into more supermarkets after their merger is finalized later this year.

International Day Of Women & Girls In Science Highlights Neuroscience Is Our Future

Last week global leaders in science, technology and diplomacy gathered at the UN and Universities around the world for the 3rd Annual International Day of Women & Girls in Science. Only 30% of the world’s researchers are women, but neuroscience is seeing a global uptick in female representation.

Most Parents' Guns Are Stored Loaded Or Unlocked--Even If Kids Might Hurt Themselves

In more than half of US households where children live and parents own guns, the firearms are not stored unloaded and locked up -- even if the children have higher risk of suicide.

Tuesday 20th February 2018

Tools You Can Use For The Most Difficult Aging Parent Conversations

Awkward conversations about end of life issues and health care preferences are essential if we want control over the last part of our lives. The American Bar Assn offers free a free Consumer's Tool Kit to help with advance healthcare planning. You and your aging parent can try it out.

This 22-Year-Old Is Partnering With Industry Powerhouses To Revolutionize Prosthetics

22-year-old Easton LaChappelle wants to use 3D-printing and automation to produce realistic-looking, robotic prosthetic arms at a fraction of the price of current models. And he's partnering with Microsoft, Stratasys and Dassault Systemes to do it.

Low-Carb And Low-Fat Diets Battle To A Draw

A new study found no differences between low-carb and low-fat diets. Some experts believe the result shows that the debate over the relative worth of these different diets has been overblown and confirms the view that calories count. Others say that the issue is not yet settled.

Russian Doping Case In Olympic Curling Isn't What It Appears To Be

Why would an athlete in a sport like curling engage in doping? As an adage goes, “We mock what we don't understand.”

Make Sure Your Doctor Is Treating You And Not Your Blood Tests

Although almost half of all elderly patients treated for subclinical hypothyroidism experience complications from prescribed medication, the popularity of this diagnosis & treatment keep growing.

Do You Have Thyroid Problems? Make Sure Your Doctor Is Treating You And Not Your Blood Tests

Although almost half of all elderly patients treated for subclinical hypothyroidism experience complications from prescribed medication, the popularity of this diagnosis & treatment keep growing.

A Female Biotech CEO Says She Was Denied Investment Because She 'Wasn't Aggressive Enough'

"Women leaders tend not to be ‘in your face,’ aggressive, and assertive in that manner. I think there’s a quiet strength that some women can bring to the table." - NuMedii CEO and founder Gini Deshpande

Biotech CEO Gini Deshpande: Investors Need Evolved View Of Successful Leader Phenotype

"Women leaders tend not to be ‘in your face,’ aggressive, and assertive in that manner. I think there’s a quiet strength that some women can bring to the table." - NuMedii CEO and founder Gini Deshpande

SAPVoice: How Analytics Could Put A Big Dent In Rising Healthcare Costs

There seem to be no easy answers to resolving the growing crisis of rising healthcare costs. But there are a couple of obvious places for health systems to start. Read how St. Louis-based Mercy uses advanced analytics to help eliminate waste and drive down costs.

Study Finds Link Between Physical Fitness And Brain Health

A new study investigates whether physical fitness correlates with the fitness of the brain's white matter, home to billions of connections between brain areas.

Grocery Giant Albertsons To Buy Remaining 2,500 Rite Aid Drugstores

Grocery chain Albertsons said it will buy the remaining more than 2,500 Rite Aid pharmacies that aren’t being sold to Walgreens Boots Alliance.

Monday 19th February 2018

Potentially Lethal Drug Found In Popular Dog Food Brands: What You Need To Know

Pentobarbital, a powerful and potentially deadly sedative, has been found in small quantities in multiple dog food brands manufactured by the J.M. Smucker Company, according to a FDA news release earlier today.

Amazon, Berkshire & JPMorgan Can Fix Healthcare With Technology - And By Studying Winners

Amazon, Berkshire and JPMorgan can fix healthcare with scale, subsidies, an incentivized provider network -- and technology. They should follow the leaders.

Making Healthcare Inclusive Part 1 (An Industry In Transition)

Healthcare most evolve to inclusion and individuality. Our nation’s demographics are shifting, and with those shifts come challenges and—more important—opportunities for growth.

Guam Eases Nurse Practitioner Hurdles, Joining U.S. Mainland Momentum

Guam joins 22 U.S. states and the District of Columbia in granting full practice authority to nurse practitioners.

Guam Lifts Nurse Practitioner Hurdle, Joining U.S. Mainland Momentum

Guam joins 22 U.S. states and the District of Columbia in granting full practice authority to nurse practitioners.

Sunday 18th February 2018

Medicaid, Marijuana And Me: An Ex-Opioid Addict's Take On American Drug Denial

While D.C. ponders cuts affecting millions, here's a 15-minute read on what I've learned in 15 years about our country's real drug problem.

The Deeply Human Core Of Roche's $2.1 Billion Tech Acquisition -- And Why It Made It

Flatiron’s key insight was that, in cancer, at least half of the most important data in health records isn’t in structured data fields but rather in unstructured data, the free text fields of pathology reports and clinical notes, and extracting this information (at least today) requires people.

The Deeply Human Core of Roche's $2.1B Tech Acquisition - And Why They Did It

Flatiron’s key insight was that, in cancer, half or more of the most important data in health records isn’t in structured data fields, but rather in unstructured data, the free text fields of pathology reports and clinical notes, and extracting this information (at least today) requires people.


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