Things you don’t hear anymore: “Let’s hail a cab.” “I’ll run down to the bookstore.” “Did Dad show you the prints from my
There are millions of untold stories of everyday people who incur concussions while going about their regular routines.
It should not be a surprise that the long treatment journey for MDR-TB makes it difficult for patients to continue to successful completion. One in five patients currently interrupts their treatment or are lost to follow up in health services, while for one in ten patients treatment fails.
Previously, I discussed the serious issue of concussions in sports - at all levels - and some of the efforts being pursued to combat it. Much is being done, but one simple and effective path bears further exploration.
Do distortions and possible misrepresentations of science happen because the public doesn't want to listen, because the messages are absent or because they didn't hear the messages?
The microscope is one of the quintessential symbols of science, invoking images of researchers in white lab coats. Microscopes have been saving lives for decades by helping diagnose any number of deadly diseases, but in many parts of the world, they are in short supply.
Good dental or orthodontic care is not a commodity. Not all doctors have the same standards or results. There are differences. How can you make the best choice and investment toward quality orthodontic care for you and your family?
While the feeling of urgency to respond to the Ebola threat continues to decrease, improved contact tracing, connected mobile diagnostics and crisis protocol for telecommunications should remain priorities. Not only will these areas better prepare us for the next Ebola outbreak, but they can be applied to other slow and fast-moving diseases.
In the past five years, we have committed $33 billion in taxpayer dollars to digitize our nation's health care data. The need was unquestionable, and the potential gains are tremendous. However, the system that has emerged has essentially replicated the acute care-focused health system that has been failing us for decades.
For the past three years the National Science Foundation Innovation Corps has been teaching our nations best scientists how to build a Lean Startup.
Kathy Giusti, CEO and founder of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, joins HuffPost Live to discuss how she dealt with being handed a fatal diagnosis.
While more nanomedicine products are becoming available to consumers, big questions remain about their long-term impact on the environment and human health, experts say.
The way taxes are collected, budgets and policies are set up, and public employees are managed and behave affect the results that governments can achieve. Why then is reforming public sector management so hard to obtain, since benefits are so obvious?
Devices offered as a service will be key in the next generation of healthcare solutions. By mashing up data from multiple sensors that span therapies and disease states, services can be created based on personal feedback, dashboards and incentives that are both relevant and unique to individual consumers.
Every day much of this incredible wealth of digital information about our daily lives and the world around us is going to waste. We've only just started to explore the benefits of using this data.
The DSM is the go-to manual for diagnostic criteria of a wide range of mental disorders, but some question it's validity and reliability.
In the heated debate surrounding health care reform in the United States, one thing is consistent and urgent: waste is expensive to our country's health.
Personalized medicine has been making steady advances with researchers and physicians, and perhaps a bigger indicator, is now influencing the business model of major drug companies.
Diagnostics For All is a pioneering nonprofit that embeds health tests on a piece of paper the size of a postage stamp. A simple and clean technology that saves millions of dollars and lives.