Concerns over AstraZeneca grow as Australia, Philippines, African Union curb COVID-19 shots – National

With 300,000 AstraZeneca doses set to expire April 2, will provinces use them up? - National

Australia and the Philippines limited use of AstraZeneca‘s COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday, while the Africa Union dropped plans to buy the shot, dealing further blows to the company’s hopes to deliver a vaccine for the world.The vaccine – developed with

Read More Concerns over AstraZeneca grow as Australia, Philippines, African Union curb COVID-19 shots – National

Zombie Genes Spur Brain Cells to Grow After Death

Zombie Genes Spur Brain Cells to Grow After Death

By Cara MurezHealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, March 26, 2021 (HealthDay News) — When people die some cells in their brains go on for hours, even getting more active and growing to gargantuan proportions, new research shows.Awareness of this activity, spurred on by

Read More Zombie Genes Spur Brain Cells to Grow After Death

Covid-19 news: Fears of third wave grow as infections rise in Europe

Covid-19 news: Fears of third wave grow as infections rise in Europe

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Doctor Widad Abdi works in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) where patients suffering from the

Read More Covid-19 news: Fears of third wave grow as infections rise in Europe

Scientists Grow Mice Embryos in a Mechanical Womb

Scientists Grow Mice Embryos in a Mechanical Womb

The mouse embryos looked perfectly normal. All their organs were developing as expected, along with their limbs and circulatory and nervous systems. Their tiny hearts were beating at a normal 170 beats per minute.But these embryos were not growing in

Read More Scientists Grow Mice Embryos in a Mechanical Womb

Insurers want to grow Medicare Advantage, Medicaid managed care

Insurers want to grow Medicare Advantage, Medicaid managed care

The push to value-based care can also lead to complications with providers. In January, the Oklahoma Health Care Authority announced UnitedHealthcare would be one of four private insurers in charge of managing Medicaid benefits for the state’s 903,000 enrollees, starting

Read More Insurers want to grow Medicare Advantage, Medicaid managed care

“We can grow on many levels when we begin to look through the lens of inclusion”

“We can grow on many levels when we begin to look through the lens of inclusion”

Dayla Randolph believes health care can provide a broad spectrum of opportunities for those looking to enter the workforce – especially people of color. As system vice president for organizational learning and development at Advocate Aurora Health, Randolph plays a

Read More “We can grow on many levels when we begin to look through the lens of inclusion”

Joint Commission alerts on health equity as vaccine disparity fears grow

Joint Commission alerts on health equity as vaccine disparity fears grow

Dive Brief: The Joint Commission is advising providers to proactively collect data to better identify disparities and inequities in their care, among other measures, as the COVID-19 pandemic highlights the U.S. system’s failings in that area. Training staff on implicit

Read More Joint Commission alerts on health equity as vaccine disparity fears grow

Total Care Connections Leverages Diversified Revenue Mix, Staffing Investments to Grow in the Southwest

Staffing Reclaims Title of Home-Based Care Industry’s Biggest Challenge

Emerging out of the last recession in 2009, Daniel Stringer decided it was time to change careers. Formerly in finance, Stringer’s line of work had taken a huge hit. He was eager to find a place where his business would

Read More Total Care Connections Leverages Diversified Revenue Mix, Staffing Investments to Grow in the Southwest

Calls grow for US to rely on rapid tests to fight pandemic

Calls grow for US to rely on rapid tests to fight pandemic

When a Halloween party sparked a COVID-19 outbreak at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, school officials conducted rapid screening on more than 1,000 students in a week, including many who didn’t have symptoms.Although such asymptomatic screening isn’t approved

Read More Calls grow for US to rely on rapid tests to fight pandemic

Boys grow at slower rate if they were given antibiotics as newborns

Boys grow at slower rate if they were given antibiotics as newborns

By Karina Shah Newborn boys given antibiotics are more likely to see slower growthKamil Macniak/Alamy If boys get antibiotics in the first two weeks of life their weight and height gain is more likely to be below average – but

Read More Boys grow at slower rate if they were given antibiotics as newborns