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Study unravels new insights into a Parkinson’s disease protein

Research on alpha-synuclein highlights a potential therapeutic strategy By Charlotte Hsu BUFFALO, N.Y. — Research by University at Buffalo biologists is providing new insights into alpha-synuclein, a small acidic protein associated with Parkinson’s disease. Alpha-synuclein is known to form abnormal clumps in the brains of patients with Parkinson’s, but scientists are still trying to understand… Read More »

Innovaccer’s real-time insights for MA plans help close care gaps

San Francisco-based Innovaccer has found a way to help Medicare Advantage plans close care gaps, while improving Star ratings, the company contends. Innovaccer’s solution package for MA plans, launched a year ago, includes FHIR ready-APIs, point-of-care alerts, provider performance analytics and holistic patient-360 profiles, according to Kanav Hasija, co-founder and chief product officer at Innovaccer.… Read More »

Study Offers New Insights On How Social Media Affects Girls’ Mental Health

null Getty There’s little doubt that social media is not great for mental health—studies have reported for several years now that more time spent on social media is linked to mental health issues, from low self-esteem and loneliness to depression and even suicidality. A new study from University College London and Imperial College London makes… Read More »