Tag Archives: Advice

Amazon Alexa offering NHS health advice

People will be able to get expert health advice using Amazon Alexa devices under a partnership with the NHS, the government has announced. From this week, the voice-assisted technology is automatically searching the NHS Choices website when UK users ask for health-related advice. Previously the device provided information from a range of sources. The Department… Read More »

Even identical twins don’t react the same way to the same foods — which is why most diet advice doesn’t work – CNBC

Image Source | Getty Images Dietary advice seems to change every decade. Fat is bad, then suddenly it’s good again. Nowadays, for many people, carbs are the enemy. But it turns out that healthy dietary guidelines can’t be boiled down into simple rules. A new crop of studies, which leverage the latest health testing and… Read More »

People urged to seek prompt medical advice if they suspect rabies exposure

There is only a short window of opportunity to seek medical help before rabies becomes almost invariably fatal, but people wait an average of 10 days before seeking medical advice following exposure to potentially rabid animals overseas, according to new research being presented at this year’s European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)… Read More »

Security and tech advice for pharma looking to move the cloud

In an area where data security is a paramount concern, pharmaceutical companies looking to make the move to cloud-based technologies need ensure the digital transition is structured, smooth and secure. This involves mapping out potential data flows, evaluating cloud service models, and identifying mapping assets for cloud deployment, among others. Healthcare IT News spoke with… Read More »