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04:12 EDT 17th October 2018 | BioPortfolio

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Tuesday 16th October 2018

Now 62 Cases Of Acute Flaccid Myelitis: What Is Going On?

Here is the latest from the CDC about this "polio-like" disease that can can leave kids suddenly paralyzed.

Electronic Cigarette Sales Soar As A Door Opens For Teen Smokers

The marked rise in sales in e-cigarettes is, in large part, due to product lines attracting adolescents. Newer e-cigarette products whose casing mimics a USB flash drive are entering classrooms at a concerning rate.

A Genetic Counselor Takes The Top DTC Genetic Tests On The Market

A certified genetic counselor decides to take the most popular direct-to-consumer genetic test on the market.

Drone Ambulances To The Rescue

A Mississippi-based team of doctors is working on a telemedicine drone technology that could get emergency care to rural areas faster.

Your Risk Of Alzheimer's May Be Decided While You Are Still In The Womb

A new study has suggested that errors in DNA accumulated in a developing embryo may influence the risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's later on in life.

6 Surprising Ways To Ditch Disability Bias In The Workplace

Have the tough conversations not just about the disability community—but with them. Give them a seat at the table.

Devoted Health, New Medicare Advantage Business, Raises $300 Million

In one of the largest healthcare company fundraises of the year, Medicare Advantage business, Devoted Health, says it's raised $300 million in a series B led by Andreessen Horowitz.

UnitedHealth, Optum Remain On A Roll As Medicare Advantage Takes Off

UnitedHealth Group's third quarter profits jumped 28% on growth of health insurance and Optum health services businesses.

UnitedHealth, Optum Remain On A Roll As Medicare Business Takes Off

UnitedHealth Group's third quarter profits jumped 28% on growth of health insurance and Optum health services businesses.

Pharma Failures Actually Advance Medicine

The fact is we want big pharma to work on these difficult challenges. No other entity can do this.

Doctors Fret As Men's Health Startup Moves Into Migraine Treatment

The company behind telehealth hair loss brand Keeps has raised $15 million to expand into a new market, migraines.

Lo Bosworth Is Making Feminine Health Care Accessible To All Women With Love Wellness

Lo Bosworth has put reality TV behind her to start an accessible and affordable feminine health care brand, Love Wellness.

FDA: Guess What Is In This Vaping Liquid, Erectile Dysfunction Meds

Here is a stiff warning about a company that allegedly has been putting the ingredients found in Viagra and Cialis in its e-liquids.

Monday 15th October 2018

How Paul Allen Taught Me To Peel An Orange

"Paul, Paul, slow down. I've spent my whole lifetime studying the brain, and not in my lifetime, and probably not in your lifetime will we understand how the brain works."

Do You Even Lift, Grandma? Why Older Adults Should Be Making Gains. It's More Than Just Bro Science

A former powerlifter and biologist says exercise, and in particular strength training, is “absolutely critical” for people as they age. And he says the science backs it up.

Do You Even Lift, Grandma? Why Older Adults Should Be Making Gains. It's More Than Just Bro Science.

A former powerlifter and biologist says exercise, and in particular strength training, is “absolutely critical” for people as they age. And he says the science backs it up.

As Midterms Loom, Half Of Democratic Ad Spending Hits GOP On Healthcare

Half of the political advertising spent by Democrats running for office in midterms this fall is on healthcare, a new report from Protect Our Care and the Wesleyan Project said.

Half Of Democratic Ad Spending Hits GOP On Healthcare

Half of the political advertising spent by Democrats running for office in midterms this fall is on healthcare, a new report from Protect Our Care and the Wesleyan Project said.

Poison Oak To Treat Pain? I Don’t Think So

A study claiming that extracts of poison oak can be used to treat pain, if diluted down to nothing, made its way into Nature's mega-journal, Scientific Reports. The journal has just issued a notice of concern and is thinking about what to do next.

Are Running Shoes Distorting Our Unique Feet?

Step by step, our feet have spent the past four million years perfecting their shape. Running shoes have changed our gait in an instant. Can we outrun evolution's intentions, and what can you do to safeguard your feet?

Are Running Shoes Messing Up Our Feet?

Step by step, our feet have spent the past four million years perfecting their shape. Running shoes have changed our gait in an instant Can we outrun evolution's intentions, and what can you do to safeguard your feet?

How Inclusive Capitalism, Technology And Social Prescribing Could Reverse Flagging Life Expectancy

For two consecutive years, the life expectancy for Americans has dropped. But this doesn't hold true across economic levels. The richest Americans are gaining unprecedented longevity, while life expectancy among the poor is falling. Can inclusive capitalism address this discrepancy?

Measuring Well-Being: It's More Than GDP

At a time when GDP is rising at a steady clip while simultaneously overall life expectancy is falling, it behooves the federal government to systematically record and report healthcare system successes and failures.

Which Countries Conduct The Most Caesarean Sections? [Infographic]

A recent study found that in at least five countries, over half of all births are delivered by C-section.

Government Policies Are Driving Doctors To Quit Health Care

Doctors nationwide are burnt out and unsatisfied. The government deserves much of the blame.


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