Hospitals hit by ransomware attacks seeing increase in heart patients’ death rates

The way hospitals respond to a cyberattack can result in a slower response to critical heart patients. After an attack, corrective actions to improve security in hospital information technology systems may “disrupt care processes” and reduce the quality of care, … Read more…

Ideas to Reality: Portal Telemedicina, technology helping rural patients get crucial medical care

Google SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of your medicine! SPECIAL DONATION REQUEST UPDATE: Please help American Consultants Rx achieve it’s biggest goal yet of donating over … Read more…

State Highlights: Workers At N.C. Assisted Living Home Charged With Setting Up Fights Between Patients With Dementia; Tests Of Calif. Water Find Widespread Contamination From Toxic Chemicals

Media outlets report on news from North Carolina, California, Tennessee, Minnesota, Mississippi, Arizona, Missouri, Georgia, Michigan, New Hampshire, Louisiana, New York and Iowa. Kaiser Health News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

State Highlights: DOJ Outlines Efforts To Address Rural Safety Crisis In Alaska; Activists File Lawsuit Over New Hampshire’s Treatment Of Mental Health Patients In ERs

Media outlets report on news fro Alaska, New Hampshire, California, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Virginia, Minnesota, Florida, Connecticut, Wisconsin, Georgia, Ohio, Missouri, and Maryland. Kaiser Health News BEST DEAL UPDATE:

Smart devices are moving from fitness tracking to monitoring patients with chronic illnesses

Myia Health is looking to partner with hospitals and provide technology so they can monitor sick patients when they go home. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

ALS patients share about their life 5 years after ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’: Part 1 I Nightline

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FDA agrees to fast-track review of Amarin’s prescription strength fish oil pill for heart patients

The FDA plans to review Vascep within six months instead of the usual 10, with a decision on approval expected sometime in late September. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Childhood trauma has lasting effect on brain connectivity in patients with depression

A study found that childhood trauma is linked to abnormal connectivity in the brain in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD). The paper shows symptom-specific, system-level changes in brain network connectivity in MDD. Child Development News — ScienceDaily SPECIAL DISCOUNT … Read more…

Alzheimer’s treatment holds promise for primary progressive aphasia patients

Scientists have discovered that an existing therapy frequently used to treat Alzheimer’s disease might also work on patients with primary progressive aphasia (PPA), a type of dementia that destroys language and currently has no treatment. Child Development News — ScienceDaily … Read more…

This patient’s medical record said she’d given birth twice — in fact, she’d never been pregnant

Medical record errors are extremely common and can be life-threatening. For 20-year-old patient Morgan Gleason, it took many hours to fix a glaring mistake.  Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Alphabet stops its project to create a glucose-measuring contact lens for diabetes patients

Verily, Alphabet's life sciences unit, found it more challenging than expected to measure glucose levels in tears. Especially once it started testing its device outside of the lab. Health and Science U.S.HEALTHCARE UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX … Read more…