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KidsX to Unite Children’s Hospitals & Boost Innovation Investment in Pediatric Digital Health

Health Tech Oct 1, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Even though kids make up 20% of the total national patient population, investments in startups that use tech to improve their care is, at best, a dismal 1% of the total investments made in digital health and health tech each year. Why is there such… Read More »

How to Boost Your Fertility in 5 Easy Steps

In these worrying and uncertain times, it can feel as though you’ve lost control over even the simplest things. It’s impossible to plan ahead and even a quick trip to the shops can become overwhelming. Your fertility doesn’t need to be one of these things. In fact, now’s the perfect time to take control of… Read More »

Key components of proteins are twisted to boost reactions useful to medicine – Science Daily

In proteins, amino acids are held together by amide bonds. These bonds are long-lived and are robust against changes in temperature, acidity or alkalinity. Certain medicines make use of reactions involving amide bonds, but the bonds are so strong they actually slow down reactions, impeding the effectiveness of the medicines. Researchers devised a way to… Read More »

How to boost your immune system

How does the immune system work? According to the website, the first line of defence against infections is your body’s skin and mucous membranes. It explains: “If pathogens manage to get through these barriers, they encounter special white blood cells present in your bloodstream. “There are different types of white cells, called neutrophils (polymorphs), lymphocytes,… Read More »

Mass. Senate Passes Bill To Boost Mental Health Care Access – wgbh.org

Massachusetts would move closer to fulfilling the vision of a 20-year-old state law requiring parity in care for mental health under a bill the Senate unanimously adopted Thursday. The sweeping bill, which supporters say could lead to historic changes in the mental and behavioral health care landscape, aims to guarantee that patients have the same… Read More »