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A small chip under the skin may predict second stroke

For patients who have experienced certain common types of stroke, a small chip inserted under the skin may help physicians predict their likelihood of experiencing a second stroke, and therefore their likelihood of benefiting from preventive therapy. The findings come from a recent clinical trial published in the Journal of the American Medical Association and… Read More »

IFCO continues to deliver on its social responsibility & engagement commitment globally under difficult circumstances

Donated RPCs, incentives for employees in most relevant roles, and support of logistics staff help to maintain food safety during the pandemic for those in need around the globe Munich, Germany, December 14, 2020: IFCO, the world’s leading provider of Reusable Plastic Containers (RPCs) for fresh food, continued to deliver on its social responsibility and… Read More »

Mayo Clinic Q2 profit plummets under COVID-19 strain, but still in the black

Dive Brief: The Mayo Clinic saw a nearly 6.1% drop in revenue during the second quarter ending June 30, with much of that decline attributed to the COVID-19 pandemic. Revenue at the Midwest division, where it is headquartered, was down more than 10%. While the Rochester, Minnesota-based nonprofit did post a $ 154 million operating profit… Read More »

Nearly 40% of Hospitalizations in U.S. COVID-19 Cases Involve Adults Under 55

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 — As the battle against coronavirus continues in the United States, new government data suggests that every American, old and young, is at risk of severe illness. Nearly 4 in every 10 cases requiring hospitalization involved people under the age of 55, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for… Read More »

Back Pain Treatment Under the Watchful Eye of Your SmartPhone Camera | Konstantine Mehl, Kaia Health

Health Tech Feb 26, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH With a holistic mind-body approach to treating chronic back pain and COPD, Kaia Health is a digital therapeutics startup gaining a lot of attention from some really big players, including Optum Ventures (the venture arm of U.S. health insurance giant United Healthcare) which recently made… Read More »

Former FDA chief Gottlieb under consideration as potential coronavirus ‘czar’: Politico

In public statements, President Donald Trump has played down the threat posted to the U.S. by the novel coronavirus even as health officials have stressed caution and the need to prepare. Internally, the White House is weighing appointing a coronavirus czar, and former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb has garnered consideration, Politico reports.  Administration officials aren’t completely certain whether the role is warranted at… Read More »