How AI is transforming remote cardiac care for patients

How AI is transforming remote cardiac care for patients

The pandemic accelerated the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) in remote patient care. Physicians are increasingly using digital patient monitoring to better track health data, identify abnormalities, and provide patient-specific treatment – all without the need for in-person interaction. Additionally, emergency departments are employing remote monitoring solutions to allow some patients to leave the hospital … Read more

Health Care – Biden takes action on formula shortage

Health Care – Biden takes action on formula shortage

The circus is back in town – “Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli was released early from federal prison on Wednesday after serving time for securities fraud. Health officials on Wednesday warned about rising COVID infections and said if Congress continues to stall on passing new funding, the US risks not being able to buy enough updated … Read more

Flagship merges two of its biotechs to form cellular microenvironment-focused Sonata

Flagship merges two of its biotechs to form cellular microenvironment-focused Sonata

Many biotech companies are developing therapies that address the tumor microenvironment, the ecosystem around a cancer cell that supports it and protects it. Cancer is one of the focus areas for Sonata Therapeutics, but the Flagship Pioneering-backed startup aims to address other therapeutic areas and it is broadening its scope to cellular microenvironments. Flagship unveiled … Read more

US health secretary tests positive for COVID on Germany trip

US health secretary tests positive for COVID on Germany trip

President Joe Biden’s top health official tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, the latest member of his Cabinet to be infected with the virus. US Health Secretary Xavier Becerra tested positive while visiting Berlin, a spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services said. Becerra, who is fully vaccinated and boosted, was experiencing mild … Read more

Massachusetts reports first confirmed US case of monkeypox this year

Massachusetts reports first confirmed US case of monkeypox this year

Massachusetts on Wednesday reported the first confirmed US case of monkeypox this year in a man who had recently traveled to Canada. The case comes amid an ongoing outbreak of monkeypox cases in Europe occurring from an unclear source of transmission. “The Massachusetts Department of Public Health today confirmed a single case of monkeypox virus … Read more