General Healthcare Discussion


Sage Therapeutics Reports Topline Results from Pivotal Phase 3 MOUNTAIN Study of SAGE-217 in Major Depressive Disorder

21 hours ago

Sage Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SAGE), a biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapies for people with debilitating brain disorders, today reported topline results from the pivotal Phase 3 MOUNTAIN Study evaluating the effect of SAGE-217 on depressive symptoms in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD). The MOUNTAIN Study did not meet its primary endpoint of a statistically significant reduction from baseline compared to placebo

Impact of Innovation- Wearable Devices

1 week ago

The Impact of Innovation

Linda M Messenger

Wearable health devices are making a positive impact on the industry today. There are devices that track physical activity, heart rate, blood pressure, respiratory rate, temperature and much more. The consistent exchange of information between this technology and software solutions helps to effectively monitor patients and the health issues that they are being treated for by their physicians. Researchers believe that these wearable monitors could potent…

The Impact of Innovation- Introducing Telehealth

2 weeks ago

As a health system’s goal is to continue the improvement of population health, the usage of telehealth is breaking traditional systematic methods in which care is given. With the help of digital technology, such as telehealth, its platform enhances accessibility to all patients through a simple connection. With its platform, there are advantages of no transportation, access to all patient caregivers, faster care, improves patient engagement, and reduces patient cost. Through implementation, it…

The Impact of Innovation – 3D Printing

2 weeks ago

The Impact of Innovation – 3D Printing

According to “All That 3D” (2019) “3D printing is one of the growing industries today because it can produce almost anything from toys, accessories, sneakers, guns, wheelchairs and even organs like hearts. Yes, almost everything is possible with 3D printing” (para. 3). Quietly disrupting healthcare, 3D printing rocked the hearing aid industry first. By 2013, there were over ten million hearing aids printed and in use over the world.…

GW Pharmaceuticals and U.S. Subsidiary Greenwich Biosciences to Present Data on EPIDIOLEX (cannabidiol) Oral Solution at the American Epilepsy Society Annual Meeting

22 hours ago

​GW Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: GWPH), the world leader in the science, development, and commercialization of cannabinoid prescription medicines, along with U.S. subsidiary Greenwich Biosciences announced today that a variety of data, including results from completed Phase 3 trials of EPIDIOLEX (cannabidiol) oral solution CV, will be presented at the American Epilepsy Society (AES) Annual Meeting, December 6-10, in Baltimore

A New Era in HealthCare

2 weeks ago

A New Era in Healthcare: 3D Printed Organs

The demand for organ donations in the United States is high. In 2019 alone, 113,289 people in the United States in need of and organ transplant. Out of those 113,289, only 33,175 people have received an organ transplant (“Transplant Trends” , 2019). Researchers have currently discovered an innovative solution to aid in the increased demand for organ transplants. Three Dimensional (3D) Bioprinting is a process in which the anatomy of the…

Consumer and Provider Costs

3 weeks ago

Introduction

Since the expansion in coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there has been an increase of insured Americans by 20 million. “Although access to health insurance has expanded significantly in recent years, and the ACA instituted important protections for patients, those who gained insurance through ACA health insurance exchanges are being offered plans that make them bear an increasing portion of their healthcare costs since the law was implemented”(Physicians for Fair C…

Universal Healthcare is Coming. Sorry Donald Trump

4 weeks ago

Universal healthcare won’t happen until campaign finance reform happens. You think corporations are going to allow a single payer with that kind of negotiating power?

Cytokinetics Announces New Results Presented at the International Symposium on ALS/MND

23 hours ago

​Cytokinetics (Nasdaq: CYTK) today announced that new results were presented at the 30th International Symposium on ALS/MND in Perth, Australia, including additional analyses from FORTITUDE-ALS (Functional Outcomes in a Randomized Trial of Investigational Treatment with CK-2127107 to Understand Decline in Endpoints – in ALS), the Phase 2 clinical trial of reldesemtiv in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Predictive Oncology Confirms Indications of Interest for Skyline Medical Business

23 hours ago

​MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 05, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Predictive Oncology Inc. (NASDAQ: POAI), focused on applying artificial intelligence (“AI”) to personalized medicine and drug discovery, today announced that it has received indications of interest from several parties for the possible acquisition of its Skyline Medical division, which produces and sells the STREAMWAY System

Careers in Healthcare

1 month ago

Most of the time, when people think of careers in the healthcare field, doctors and nurses are the first job titles that come to mind. Surprisingly, there are several other supporting professions in healthcare that allow you to interact with patients and make a competitive salary while doings something you love. Kaiser Permanente School of Allied Health Sciences is a college located in the Bay Area where we train our students to be successful leaders in their communities. We train in Radiography…

Best Healthcare Stocks

2 months ago

Now this was great advice if you took it. NVRO has gone from 40 to 85 this year after getting rid of inept management.

Juul CEO Tells Nonsmokers 'Don't Vape. Don't use Juul'

2 months ago

Juul CEO Tells Nonsmokers 'Don't Vape. Don't use Juul'

-I love how he says this AFTER all of the kids got hooked on the watermelon and candy flavored vape.

Teladoc Health Expands Services with Personalized Nutrition Counseling

2 days ago

Teladoc Health, Inc. (NYSE: TDOC) today announced the continued expansion of its clinical services with the addition of Teladoc Nutrition, personalized nutrition counseling combined with specialized care from a registered dietitian. Providing virtual access to nutrition services as part of the Teladoc Health comprehensive continuum of care

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