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Survey paints positive view of telemedicine market

HIMSS Analytics recently published a new report, "Essentials Brief: Telemedicine Study" — a survey of health IT executives that finds an increase in the adoption of telemedicine solutions and services, from 54.5 percent in 2014 to 57.7 percent in 2015. Small, but...

source: By Scott E. Rupp
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The last time you had a stomach bug, you probably didn't feel much like eating. This loss of appetite is part of your body's normal response to an illness but is not well understood. Sometimes eating less during illness promotes a faster...

source: Medical Xpress

Scientists have advanced the possibility of producing human transplantable tissue for the treatment of type 1 diabetes, after successfully reversing the condition in mice transplanted with cells from rat-grown pancreases. Researchers...

source: Medical News Today

Despite the dangers, many American adults and teens still use tobacco products, a new study finds. Researchers looked at more than 46,000 people and found that 28 percent of American adults currently use some form of tobacco, while 9 percent of teens said they used tobacco...

source: HealthDay News

Congenital anomalies are a leading cause of death among infants worldwide, and genetic factors play a major role in most of the cases. These anomalies often include developmental disorders, including neural tube defects, heart defects, autism, Down syndrome, or other forms...

source: Medical News Today

Heart failure rates are increasing in the United States, and cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death, even as the mortality rate from cardiovascular disease is falling, according to a new report from the American Heart Association (AHA). The number of...

source: HealthDay News

Reducing the use of fluoroquinolones has curbed an outbreak of Clostridium difficile that began in 2006 in England, according to a study published online Jan. 24 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Emergency measures — such as "deep...

source: HealthDay News

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