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Research Headlines – Faster, more affordable vaccine purification

Generating safe antigens to induce immunity is one of several key steps in vaccine production. Purification is another, and it is typically a complex process. EU-funded researchers have designed a way to simplify the process, boost yields, limit waste and reduce costs, in a bid to help make more doses available more affordably.

Research Headlines – Faster, more affordable vaccine purification

Generating safe antigens to induce immunity is one of several key steps in vaccine production. Purification is another, and it is typically a complex process. EU-funded researchers have designed a way to simplify the process, boost yields, limit waste and reduce costs, in a bid to help make more doses available more affordably.

Research Headlines – Faster, more affordable vaccine purification

Generating safe antigens to induce immunity is one of several key steps in vaccine production. Purification is another, and it is typically a complex process. EU-funded researchers have designed a way to simplify the process, boost yields, limit waste and reduce costs, in a bid to help make more doses available more affordably.

Research Headlines – Faster, more affordable vaccine purification

Generating safe antigens to induce immunity is one of several key steps in vaccine production. Purification is another, and it is typically a complex process. EU-funded researchers have designed a way to simplify the process, boost yields, limit waste and reduce costs, in a bid to help make more doses available more affordably.

When Virtual Care Becomes the New Normal

Follow along with our new blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow, where we’ll addresses healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate.  In the last few months we have witnessed an unprecedented acceleration in the adoption of telehealth. To keep providers and patients safe, hospitals are shedding their initial hesitation to adopt …

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Does Aspartame Cause Lymphoma?

The approval of aspartame has a controversial history. The Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) concluded that “there is a reasonable certainty that human consumption of aspartame: (1) …will not pose a risk of brain damage resulting in mental retardation, endocrine [hormonal] dysfunction, or both; and (2) will not cause brain tumors.” …

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NURSES’ PERCEPTION OF MOTIVATION AND JOB SATISFACTION IN GHANA: A CASE STUDY OF THE KORLE-BU TEACHING HOSPITAL IN ACCRA

AUTHORS :1Charles Owusu-Aduomi Botchwey*, 2Yaa Kusi-Ameyaa, 1Isaac Adom-Konadu,  1Ebenezer Dzinpa Effisah1 University of Cape Coast2 University of Professional Studies-Accra [email protected]* ABSTRACT Healthcare provision aims at ensuring that clients who visit a healthcare facility are provided with affordable and quality healthcare aimed at promoting the well-being of the people in the catchment areas of the healthcare …

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Healthcare Success hires new senior executive to lead creative development and execution

The Healthcare-Focused Marketing Firm Welcomes Executive Creative Director Dana Callow IRVINE, Calif., April 24, 2020 – Adding to the recent expansion of its leadership team, full-service healthcare marketing and advertising agency Healthcare Success is proud to announce the hiring of Executive Creative Director Dana Callow. Dana Callow, Healthcare Success:Executive Creative Director A seasoned marketing professional, …

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REVIEW ON COVID -19(CORONA VIRUS DISEASE)

AUTHORS :*Tinku Kumar Singh1, Satish Kumar1, Purna Tiwari21 Indchemie health Specialities Pvt. Ltd2 Alkem health science Ltd [email protected]   ABSTRACT : The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the corona virus disease 2019 (COVID-19) a pandemic. In January 2020, a previously unknown new virus was identified subsequently named the 2019 novel corona virus, and samples …

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Addiction Treatment Center Marketing Webinar: How to Adjust Now and After COVID

 We have never seen an addiction treatment marketing landscape as the one that continues to evolve due to COVID-19. Stewart Gandolf, CEO, Healthcare Success Kathy Gaughran, Senior Healthcare Marketing Strategist, Healthcare Success While some substance abuse and behavioral health centers are withdrawing from marketing, others are increasing their budgets to take advantage of the …

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Enabling Virtual Consultations for Doctors in Atlanta

Around the world, health systems are rapidly deploying new care delivery methods. Balancing the increased volume of patient care with the need to minimize physical contact between clinicians and patients, many hospitals and clinics are turning to telehealth. With telehealth, healthcare providers can scale virtual consultations and remote work from home, allowing doctors to see …

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ACL Supports Family Caregiving During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Even under the best of circumstances, caregiving can be challenging. For many family caregivers, the routine tasks they perform on behalf of their loved ones are more complex because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only must family caregivers take extra steps to ensure their own health and wellbeing, but there are now additional protective considerations. …

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Managing COVID-19 in a perfect world

How far could we have been in managing the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic if we used the tools available to us such as data sharing, genomics, apps, and pandemic warning systems, instead of waiting to implement them on a rainy day? Bogi Eliasen, director of health at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies and HIMSS Future50 leader asks why we …

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Balancing the Risks and Benefits of Vitamin C Supplements

Mainstream medicine has long had a healthy skepticism of dietary supplements, extending to the present day with commentaries like “Enough is enough.” In an essay entitled “Battling quackery,” however, published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, it’s argued that we may have gone too far in our supplement bashing, as evidenced by our “uncritical acceptance” …

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Opioid Prescribing After Discharge in a Previously Mechanically Ventilated, Opioid-Naïve Cohort

Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Ahead of Print. Background: Opioids are utilized for pain management during and after mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit (ICU). Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the percentage of potentially unnecessary opioid prescriptions on discharge in previously opioid-naïve patients. Methods: This retrospective cohort study included mechanically ventilated, opioid-naïve …

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Opioid Prescribing After Discharge in a Previously Mechanically Ventilated, Opioid-Naïve Cohort

Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Ahead of Print. Background: Opioids are utilized for pain management during and after mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit (ICU). Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the percentage of potentially unnecessary opioid prescriptions on discharge in previously opioid-naïve patients. Methods: This retrospective cohort study included mechanically ventilated, opioid-naïve …

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Opioid Prescribing After Discharge in a Previously Mechanically Ventilated, Opioid-Naïve Cohort

Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Ahead of Print. Background: Opioids are utilized for pain management during and after mechanical ventilation in the intensive care unit (ICU). Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the percentage of potentially unnecessary opioid prescriptions on discharge in previously opioid-naïve patients. Methods: This retrospective cohort study included mechanically ventilated, opioid-naïve …

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Medication Regimen Complexity Index Prediction of Adverse Drug Reaction–Related Hospital Admissions

Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Ahead of Print. Background: The relationship between the medication regimen complexity index (MRCI) and adverse drug reaction (ADR)-related hospital admissions has not yet specifically been investigated. Objective: To evaluate the MRCI and compare with medication count for prediction of ADR-related hospital admissions in older patients. Methods: This was a retrospective analysis of …

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Medication Regimen Complexity Index Prediction of Adverse Drug Reaction–Related Hospital Admissions

Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Ahead of Print. Background: The relationship between the medication regimen complexity index (MRCI) and adverse drug reaction (ADR)-related hospital admissions has not yet specifically been investigated. Objective: To evaluate the MRCI and compare with medication count for prediction of ADR-related hospital admissions in older patients. Methods: This was a retrospective analysis of …

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Medication Regimen Complexity Index Prediction of Adverse Drug Reaction–Related Hospital Admissions

Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Volume 54, Issue 10, Page 996-1000, October 2020. Background:The relationship between the medication regimen complexity index (MRCI) and adverse drug reaction (ADR)-related hospital admissions has not yet specifically been investigated.Objective:To evaluate the MRCI and compare with medication count for prediction of ADR-related hospital admissions in older patients.Methods:This was a retrospective analysis of …

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Webinar: How to Rebuild Your Medical Practice Now and After COVID-19

The following webinar was sponsored by the American Osteopathic Association and took place Thursday, May 7. Almost every osteopathic practice has experienced financial loss due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and many are reeling. Fortunately, there are many marketing and communications strategies you and your team can implement to help protect your practice now and prepare …

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Scaling Virtual Consultations

Follow along with our new blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow, where we’ll addresses healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate.  The healthcare landscape is quickly changing and we’re entering a new era of patient-centered care delivery – one that is not bound by location. Healthcare providers have …

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Drugs Past Their Expiration Date

Date:  July 27, 2020 Issue #:  1603 Summary:  Healthcare providers are often asked if drugs can be used past their expiration date. Because of legal restrictions and liability concerns, manufacturers do not sanction such use and usually do not comment on the safety or effectiveness of their products beyond the date on the label. Since …

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The Benefits of Slow Breathing

There are all manner of purported hiccup “cures,” which include everything from chewing on a lemon, inhaling pepper, or, our dog’s favorite, eating a spoonful of peanut butter. In my video How to Strengthen the Mind-Body Connection, I talk about the technique I’m excited to try the next time I get hiccups: “supra-supramaximal inspiration,” where …

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COVID-19 Q & A with Animal-Borne Disease Detective Daniel Streicker

TEDMED Speaker Daniel Streicker provided some great insights about bats and pandemics in his 2018 Talk “What vaccinating vampire bats can teach us about pandemics” and TEDMED blog post. Learn about this Animal-Borne Disease Detective’s perspective on COVID-19 in our Q & A below. TEDMED: What do we know about the origin of COVID-19? Which …

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FLU-PRO©: InFLUenza Patient-Reported Outcome

Access the on-demand webinar now https://bit.ly/FLU-PRO The FLU-PRO is a self-administered patient-reported outcome measure (PRO) to quantify symptom severity in influenza and influenza-like illness. The instrument was developed by a team of academic investigators spanning multiple sites across many countries under the direction of Dr. John H. Powers of George Washington University and the University …

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Disparities in the Use of Guideline-Based Pharmacotherapy Exist for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease and Heart Failure Patients Who Have Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities in a Commercially Insured Database

Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Ahead of Print. Background: Patients who have intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDDs) develop atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) or heart failure (HF) at rates similar to or higher than the general population. They also face disparities accessing and using health care services. Objective: To determine if disparities exist in the use of guideline-based pharmacotherapy (GBP) …

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Disparities in the Use of Guideline-Based Pharmacotherapy Exist for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease and Heart Failure Patients Who Have Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities in a Commercially Insured Database

Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Ahead of Print. Background: Patients who have intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDDs) develop atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) or heart failure (HF) at rates similar to or higher than the general population. They also face disparities accessing and using health care services. Objective: To determine if disparities exist in the use of guideline-based pharmacotherapy (GBP) …

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Disparities in the Use of Guideline-Based Pharmacotherapy Exist for Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease and Heart Failure Patients Who Have Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities in a Commercially Insured Database

Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Volume 54, Issue 10, Page 958-966, October 2020. Background:Patients who have intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDDs) develop atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) or heart failure (HF) at rates similar to or higher than the general population. They also face disparities accessing and using health care services.Objective:To determine if disparities exist in the use of guideline-based …

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Research Headlines – Keeping children safe in stressful times

A free parenting programme based on EU-funded research has won a 2019 Horizon Impact Award for its success in helping families to avoid child abuse in low-and middle-income countries. Now parents everywhere can access online tips to cope with COVID-19 lockdown life.

Research Headlines – Keeping children safe in stressful times

A free parenting programme based on EU-funded research has won a 2019 Horizon Impact Award for its success in helping families to avoid child abuse in low-and middle-income countries. Now parents everywhere can access online tips to cope with COVID-19 lockdown life.

Impact of Automated Targeted Medication Review Electronic Alerts to Reduce Potentially Inappropriate Medication Prescribing Among Medicare Enrolled Patients With Dementia

Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Ahead of Print. Background: Background:Finding ways to reduce prescribing of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) among patients with dementia is necessary. Objectives: To evaluate an automated targeted medication review (TMR) service to reduce PIM prescribing among patients with dementia. Methods: This was a retrospective observational analysis of patients in a Medication Therapy Management …

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Impact of Automated Targeted Medication Review Electronic Alerts to Reduce Potentially Inappropriate Medication Prescribing Among Medicare Enrolled Patients With Dementia

Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Ahead of Print. Background: Background:Finding ways to reduce prescribing of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) among patients with dementia is necessary. Objectives: To evaluate an automated targeted medication review (TMR) service to reduce PIM prescribing among patients with dementia. Methods: This was a retrospective observational analysis of patients in a Medication Therapy Management …

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Impact of Automated Targeted Medication Review Electronic Alerts to Reduce Potentially Inappropriate Medication Prescribing Among Medicare Enrolled Patients With Dementia

Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Volume 54, Issue 10, Page 967-974, October 2020. Background:Background:Finding ways to reduce prescribing of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) among patients with dementia is necessary.Objectives:To evaluate an automated targeted medication review (TMR) service to reduce PIM prescribing among patients with dementia.Methods:This was a retrospective observational analysis of patients in a Medication Therapy Management …

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Clinical Genomics Data for Precision Medicine

Genomic data—information about the complete set of genes that make up each individual—have the potential to revolutionize healthcare and usher in a new era of precision medicine and scientific discovery. However, there is currently no standard way of presenting genomic data, and the standards for integrating those data with electronic health record (EHR) and other …

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Q & A with Anupam B. Jena

2020 TEDMED Speaker Anupam B. Jena shares the power of creative observations in his Talk “The profound difference between seeing and looking.” In response to his Talk and his segment on TED Radio Hour, TEDMED spoke with Anupam about observing the changing world during COVID-19. TEDMED: Given the rise of COVID-19, what questions that are …

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How to Treat Hiccups

Nearly everyone has experienced hiccups, but what exactly are they? It used to be thought that a hiccup is just a simple muscle spasm of the diaphragm, but that was apparently disproven more than 40 years ago. Instead, hiccups involve a complex, orchestrated pattern of muscle contractions. But, why? Hiccups might be a leftover from …

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Pharmacovigilance at Glance :- Safety Monitoring

AUTHORS : Girjesh Vishwakarma*, Dr.Surendra Kumar Jain   Sagar Institute of Research & Technology – Pharmacy Opp. Sagar Estate, Ayodhya By Pass Road, Bhopal – 462 041 (MP) [email protected] ABSTRACT :  Now a day’s usage of drugs has been increasing day by day and pharmaceutical companies are developing new drug products and humans begin taking …

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How Innovative Trial Models Keep Your Active Trials on Track

Provided by: Elligo Health Research https://www.elligohealthresearch.com/ The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continues to highlight the need for secure virtual capabilities and decentralized/hybrid approaches to clinical research models. Not only do these solutions maintain the momentum of current studies in times of disruption, but more importantly, they ensure that patients continue to receive access to life-saving treatments …

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