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Medical News Today: Flu vaccines may shrink tumors and boost cancer treatment

Recent experiments in mouse models have shown that injecting an inactivated flu virus into cancer tumors makes them shrink and boosts the effectiveness of immunotherapy. When it comes to cancer tumors, many factors influence whether or not they will respond to treatment. One of these is whether the tumors are “hot” or “cold.” What does… Read More »

‘Intermittent Fasting’ Diet Could Boost Your Health – WebMD

Kittrell said her lab evaluates different diets by looking at the evolutionary, historical and biological basis for them, and intermittent fasting passes all three tests. “There’s an evolutionary basis in the sense that hunter-gatherers essentially followed an intermittent fasting diet because food was scarce. They wouldn’t necessarily know the next time they’d eat,” she said.… Read More »

Kettering to use Red Cross tools to boost workforce resuscitation skills

Kettering Health Network will adopt a suite of software and other technologies to support resuscitation skills training and certification for its workforce. “Ensuring that patients receive the best possible care remains a prime objective, and we believe that starts with our caring and skilled workforce,” says Andy Parker, human resources manager of network education at… Read More »

General election 2019: Tory pledge to boost GP numbers

The Tories say they will deliver 6,000 more doctors in general practice in England by 2024-25 to increase patient appointments, if they win the election. They claim they will reach that target through additional doctors working and training in surgeries, international recruitment and better retention. However, Health Secretary Matt Hancock said a previous Tory pledge… Read More »

How clinical documentation improvement helped one hospital boost speed, efficiency

Staff at Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall in New York City was faced with a complex and timely physician query process. THE PROBLEM Queries often would be left unanswered, as providers were challenged by varying manual workflows, unclear deadlines, and multiple steps required to access the information they needed to answer queries. The overall process had… Read More »