COVID-19 Supply Crunch Means More Testing Delays

COVID-19 Supply Crunch Means More Testing Delays

Aug. 13, 2020 — The lack of supplies for doing enough COVID-19 diagnostic testing within a useful turnaround time will likely last and will continue to hamper the nation’s response to the pandemic, public health experts and health care

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Johns Hopkins researchers develop robotics system to remotely control ventilators

Johns Hopkins researchers develop robotics system to remotely control ventilators

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University and Medicine have developed a robotic system that allows medical staff to remotely control ventilators and other bedside machines from outside the room of patients with infectious diseases. The system, which is still being tested,

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COVID Likely Deadlier for New York Than 1918 Flu

COVID Likely Deadlier for New York Than 1918 Flu

By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — New York City residents have seen their fair share of health crises over the past century, but a new study finds that this year’s COVID-19 pandemic

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CB Insights names 150 digital health startups as 2020’s industry front-runners

CB Insights names 150 digital health startups as 2020's industry front-runners

Industry research and big data analyst firm CB Insights has published its annual list of what it considers to be “the most promising” private digital health startups. The 150-strong cohort hails from 18 different countries, and chosen from a pool

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Feel Like You’re Going Out of Your Mind? Consider Your Mind-Set

Feel Like You’re Going Out of Your Mind? Consider Your Mind-Set

As far as criticisms of her work, Professor Dweck said it had spurred her to do more and deeper research on mind-sets. But she also acknowledges things change when theory becomes practice.One thing she and other researchers didn’t anticipate was

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Feeling Anxious? Yoga Can Help Soothe You

Feeling Anxious? Yoga Can Help Soothe You

THURSDAY, Aug. 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Yoga may help people soothe frayed nerves during the coronavirus pandemic, but the ancient practice may also help those with more serious, chronic forms of anxiety, new research suggests. The study

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Livongo’s President Dr. Jennifer Schneider talks potential in Livongo and Teladoc merger

Livongo's President Dr. Jennifer Schneider talks potential in Livongo and Teladoc merger

Last week the digital health world was taken by storm when news broke that virtual health giant Teladoc was set to acquire chronic care management platform Livongo in a whopping $18.5 billion deal.  Livongo has had quite a year in a half.

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Reports Nearly 1,500 Daily Deaths, Reflecting Continued Toll of Summer Surge

Live Coronavirus Updates: Tracking Global News, Cases and Deaths

Key Data of the DayThe U.S. reports its highest single-day virus death toll of the month.Officials across the United States reported at least 1,470 deaths on Wednesday, the highest single-day total yet in August, according to a New York Times

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Roche & aMoon kick off digital diagnostic investment program; former Talkspace employees share confidentiality concerns; and more digital health news briefs

Roche & aMoon kick off digital diagnostic investment program; former Talkspace employees share confidentiality concerns; and more digital health news briefs

Driving digital diagnosis. Roche and Israeli life sciences investment firm aMoon announced plans this week to launch an early-stage investment program called StarFinder Lab. Focused on novel diagnostic technologies, in particular, with the help of AI data analysis and digital

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