Latest Eyesight News SATURDAY, May 1, 2021 (HealthDay News) As children begin to return to their favorite sports, parents need to ensure that their youngsters use protective eyewear, a leading group of eye specialists says. Nearly 30,000 people suffer sports-related eye injuries every year in the United States, but 90% of emergency room visits for
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Oshi Health built a digital health platform to help people manage GI conditions at home. Photo credit: Oshi Health Among a surge of digital health tools, from digital programs for managing diabetes to apps that connect people with therapists, there’s one area that has garnered less attention — gastrointestinal conditions. Oshi Health CEO Sam Holliday
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LabCorp is strengthening its position in autoimmune testing. To do this, the Burlington, NC-based company is acquiring Myriad Genetics’s autoimmune business unit, which includes the Vectra rheumatoid arthritis (RA) assay, for $150 million. The deal is expected to close in 3Q21. Vectra is a non-invasive, blood-based test that analyzes 12 biomarkers to measure RA disease
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Health Services Starting in April, long-awaited interoperability regulations go into effect where patients will have unprecedented access to their data. Learn from patient advocates, health systems and others how the changes affect them. By MedCity News [embedded content] Hear the latest industry news first. Sign up for our daily newsletter. We will never sell or
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Volunteer firefighters — who comprise more than 65 percent of the U.S. fire service — have higher levels of “forever chemicals,” per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), in their bodies than the general public, according to a Rutgers study. The study, which was published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, compared the
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A new study, presented today at the AATS 101st Annual Meeting, and simultaneously published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, finds that patients suffering from severe mitral regurgitation should be carefully screened and counselled before undergoing transcatheter edge-to-edge mitral repair (TEER). Data showed that up to 95 percent of patients who needed
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Welcome to the MD+DI Book Club, a monthly feature where we recommend a book for medtech professionals. Title and Author: Brand Therapy; 15 Techniques for Creating Brand Strategy in Pharma and Medtech, by Brian D. Smith. Smith has worked in the life sciences sector for 40 years as a research chemist, marketing leader, research academic, and advisor to many leading
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Gene therapy developers rely on engineered viruses to carry genetic cargo to cells. Adeno-associated virus, the viral vector that has been the backbone of this burgeoning field, shows a particular preference for targeting liver cells. That’s great for liver disorders or diseases associated with proteins produced by the liver, but the inability to target other
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Video highlights of COVID-19 data trends as of May 2, 2021. This daily report shares critical data on the spread of COVID-19 over the last 24 hours. For the latest news, trends, and expert insights on the coronavirus pandemic, visit the JHU Coronavirus Resource Center: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/ Explore COVID-19 trends around the world with our in-depth
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Video highlights of COVID-19 data trends as of May 1, 2021. This daily report shares critical data on the spread of COVID-19 over the last 24 hours. For the latest news, trends, and expert insights on the coronavirus pandemic, visit the JHU Coronavirus Resource Center: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/ Explore COVID-19 trends around the world with our in-depth
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