June 30, 2022

Monk Fruit vs. Stevia: Which sweetener should you use?

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From Health Line What is monk fruit? Monk fruit is a small, green gourd that resembles a melon. It’s grown in Southeast Asia. The fruit was first used by Buddhist monks in the 13th century, hence the fruit’s unusual name. Fresh monk fruit doesn’t store well and isn’t appealing. Monk fruit is usually dried and […]

Key marijuana drug approval looms as cannabis goes mainstream

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From Newsmax Evidence that cannabis can ease epilepsy and other conditions is building as a British company counts down to what would be the first U.S. government approval for a prescription drug derived from the marijuana plant. GW Pharmaceuticals, which has spent 20 years developing medicines from cannabis, is hoping for a Food and Drug […]

Glassbeam adds Calamed as New Healthcare Service Partner for the Caribbean and Latin America

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Expands Artificial Intelligence Application with Anomaly Detection Model Exhibits at the AAMI 2018 Conference and Expo NEWS PROVIDED BY Glassbeam, Inc. SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Glassbeam, Inc., the premier machine data analytics company focused on supporting medical device OEMs, independent service organizations (ISOs) and healthcare delivery organizations, announced today that Calamed LLC […]

Pills can be effective past expiration dates

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From Newsmax Just how firm are expiration dates on bottles of allergy or pain pills? Probably not as crucial as the “Best By” date on milk cartons. Medicines are expensive, and amid occasional shortages, some people are tempted to use expired pills. After all, a pill good till May 31 can’t be useless on June […]

A powerful drug derived from marijuana just got a major green light on its way to FDA approval

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By Erin Brodwin From Business Insider An experimental cannabis-derived drug has gotten a unanimous approval vote from a group of scientists convened by the Food and Drug Administration. The committee concluded that the drug, called Epidiolex, is safe and effective. That vote will play a key role in the FDA’s final approval decision, which is […]

US: Medicare now covers gene sequencing for patients with advanced cancer

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By Mallory Locklear, From engadget DNA sequencing tests help doctors find the best treatment option. Patients with advanced cancer will soon have access to more personalized treatment plans because Medicare will now cover genetic tests that sequence tumor cell DNA and help healthcare providers determine treatment strategies. As Wired reports, the Centers for Medicare & […]

Antibacterial wipes pointless, bugs grow back in minutes, scientists say

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By Zoe Papadakis From Newsmax Antibacterial wipes are pointless because the bugs will just grow back within minutes, a scientist told The Telegraph. The revelation comes after experts on BBC’s “Trust Me I’m a Doctor” discovered that microbes reappeared within 12 hours of wiping down regular kitchen surfaces with antibacterial wipes, with colonies reforming almost […]

Keys physicians petition, for bacterial safety cultures on Oxitec antibiotic dependent mosquito, 2016, was declined.

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The following was a comment added to our story published February 12 2018 “US: Bug board convenes experts for advice”. We feel it should stand on its own as an article and therefore we have republished. The original is at: https://www.ieyenews.com/wordpress/us-bug-board-convenes-experts-for-advice/ John W Norris III MD FACP says: February 13, 2018 at 4:59 am Keys […]

Engadget story of the week

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FDA OKs first gene therapy for hereditary disease By Mariella Moon From engadget Luxturna can treat a rare form of inherited blindness. The FDA has approved a new gene therapy that proves the technique can also be used to treat a variety of diseases other than cancer. According to the agency’s announcement, the therapy called […]

Cleveland Clinic unveils Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2018

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A panel of top doctors and researchers presents the advancements with the power to transform healthcare in 2018 Dec. 11, 2017, Cleveland: An artificial pancreas to help diabetics. A pacemaker for sleep apnea.  Gene therapy for blindness. These are some of the innovations that will enhance healing and change healthcare in the coming year, according […]