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Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »

Health action group doubts plan will make improvements Bathurst needs

A COMMUNITY action group has made the bold claim that a draft plan to improve clinical services in Bathurst will not work. The comment was made by the Bathurst Health Services Action Group in its submission on the draft Bathurst Regional Integrated Clinical Services Plan, which the Western NSW Local Health district (WNSWLD) called for… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for JANUARY 17, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Several articles from the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry report on suicidal and self-harm ideation in pregnant and postpartum women.  Not surprisingly, a history of psychiatric illness increases risk; however, other factors play an important role, including history of self-harm and obstetric and neonatal complications.    In this setting, we still do not know what drives women… Read More »

A New Era for One Digital Health’s First Unicorns? | Maeve O’Meara, CEO, Castlight Health

Health Tech Jan 15, 2020• BY JESSICA DAMASSA, WTF HEALTH Is Castlight Health suffering a case of ‘first-mover’ curse? One of digital health’s first unicorns, Castlight Health, IPO’d back in 2014 with a valuation of over $ 3 billion dollars (reportedly, 107 times revenue) at a share price of $ 40. Today, the stock trades… Read More »

AHRQ to establish division, fund opportunities to enhance digital health

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is launching a new Division of Digital Healthcare Research and offering funding opportunities, starting with supporting care transitions. The new initiatives will support efforts to improve the use of data, among other healthcare opportunities. “We are at the beginning of a digital revolution in healthcare, and it’s an… Read More »