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These health-tech veterans want to avert the next Theranos disaster with ‘medical diligence’ – CNBC

Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord of MDisrupt Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord Before Theranos raised hundreds of millions of dollars, forged a partnership with Walgreens and started using its flawed blood-testing technology with patients, a thorough due diligence process might have raised red flags about the company’s methods and practices. Two industry executives — Rudy… Read More »

Parkinson’s disease: Six early symptoms of the disease – have you noticed any of these?

Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition. It causes problems in the brain that gets worse over time. The number of people diagnosed with Parkinson’s in the UK is about 145,000, which is around one adult in every 350. A person who suffers from Parkinson’s doesn’t have enough of the chemical dopamine because some of the… Read More »

Workplace stress has reached near-epidemic levels. These 4 tips can keep you sane

Christopher Robbins | Photodisc | Getty Images Workplace stress — having little control but lots of demands — has reached near-epidemic levels. According to The American Institute of Stress, until around 1995, Japan held the record for the number of hours employees work each week. Today Americans work almost a month more than the Japanese… Read More »

These ‘health food’ labels are actually misleading crap

Don’t let the buzzwords fool you — these so-called “health foods” are total BS. From “uncured” meat to “lightly sweetened” cereals, food companies use all kinds of fancy-sounding words to trick us into eating junk, says Marion Nestle, Ph.D., professor of food studies at NYU and author of “Unsavory Truth: How Food Companies Skew the… Read More »