Health & Safety

British PM May calls on health, tech sectors to work on cancer

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will call on Britain's health service, charities and artificial intelligence sector to work together to better identify patients with the early stages of cancer and stop thousands dying each year. Britain's ...and more »

Reuters

Dean Grant, former CEO of Alexian Brothers Health System, dies

Dean Grant retired in 2007 as president and CEO of Alexian Brothers Health System, capping a 36-year career with the health care provider running hospitals in Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates and senior care facilities in Wisconsin, Tennessee and ...

Chicago Tribune

2018-05-20 19:44:14

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Solving The Mystery Of American Health Spending After 1980: Part 1--Out-Of-Pocket Spending

In a recent New York Times column, Austin Frakt nicely articulated a medical mystery: when compared to other countries, "something happened to U.S. health spending after 1980." Like Agatha Christie's whodunnit, The Orient Express, unraveling this ...

Forbes

2018-05-20 19:41:26

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The Ebola superhighway: Why the new outbreak terrifies public ...

A new outbreak of the Ebola virus that has killed at least two dozen people has sent public health officials scrambling to contain the epidemic as it threatens to ...

The Hill

2018-05-20 17:45:53

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UK Hospital Fires Worker for Looking at Ed Sheeran's Health Records

According to the BBC, two medical staff workers at Ipswich Hospital in Suffolk, England accessed the health records of the famous singer and Game of Thrones background actor for no legitimate reason. The staffers were both given a written warning for ...and more »

Gizmodo

2018-05-20 16:33:39

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Mental Health in RA Affects Flare Risk

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who scored poorly on a measure of mental health were more likely to flare when tapering their anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) therapy, a post-hoc analysis found. In a multivariate analysis that adjusted for ...

MedPage Today

2018-05-20 16:00:27

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