Health and Spirit
The recently passed healthcare legislation is a watershed moment for the industry and delivery of care to patients. As a result, old institutions and inefficiencies are being done away with in favor of technological advances that encourage high-touch care and patient empowerment. As occurs during industry turning points, opportunities for entrepreneurs are abundant. This year’s conference seeks to identify these opportunities by examining various areas of growth, including healthcare IT, venture capital funding and the use of new social media technologies in marketing healthcare products.
(NNPA) – Although the number of HIV infections is growing at an alarming rate throughout the Black community, African-American women are the group most disproportionately affected. While representing only 12 percent of the U.S. female population, they account for 61 percent of all new HIV infections among women.
Using an accelerated, shorter course of radiation therapy for patients with advanced head and neck cancer allows doctors to reduce the amount of chemotherapy, thus reducing toxicity, according to a study presented at the Multidisciplinary Head and Neck Cancer Symposium, sponsored by AHNS, ASCO, ASTRO and SNM.
A special issue of Business Horizons, a bimonthly journal published by Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, in partnership with Elsevier, will focus on issues central to healthcare and life sciences.
- Heartache to Heartbreak -- How to Recognize a Heart Attack, Or Avoid One All Together
- Diabetes Prevention: What You Need to Know
- Researchers Link Calorie Intake to Cell Lifespan, Cancer Development
- Seeking Knowledge, Truth and Wisdom Through the Philosophy of Agnosticism
- Black Physicians Falling Prey to Large, Profit-driven Health Care Companies
- Scholars from Around the World Organize To Bridge Judaism with Science