Artificial intelligence predicts treatment effectiveness

How can a doctor predict the treatment outcome of an individual patient? Traditionally, the effectiveness of medical treatments is studied by randomised trials where patients are randomly divided into two groups: one of the groups is given treatment, and the other a placebo. Is this really the only reliable way to evaluate treatment effectiveness, or could something be done differently? […]

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New concussion recommendations for kids: Light activity, electronics OK during recovery, study suggests

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has updated its concussion recommendations to support children and teens engaging in light physical activity and returning to school as they recover. The report, revised for the first time in eight years, also advises against complete removal of electronic devices, such as television, computers and smartphones, following a concussion. Previously, the academy had recommended […]

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With hospitalization losing favor, judges order outpatient mental health treatment

When mental illness hijacks Margaret Rodgers’ mind, she acts out. Rodgers, 35, lives with depression and bipolar disorder. When left unchecked, the conditions drive the Alabama woman to excessive spending, crying and mania. Last autumn, Rodgers felt her mind unraveling. Living in Birmingham, she was uninsured, unable to afford treatment and in the throes of a divorce. Although Rodgers traveled […]

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Proposed hospital integration for Peterborough and Lindsay dropped

A proposal to integrate hospitals in Peterborough and Lindsay as one organization has been scrapped. In a release issued Friday, the boards for both Peterborough Regional Health Centre and Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay stated that they have “mutally agreed” that they will not proceed with a proposal announced in June to integrate the hospitals into a single hospital network […]

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Clean vessels. 10 life hacks for lowering your cholesterol

Excess cholesterol sticks together and forms a so-called “plaque”. These clusters tend to narrow the lumen of blood vessels and impede blood flow, increasing risks of blood clots, heart attacks and strokes. Talk about how you need to change the diet and lifestyle to lower cholesterol without drugs.1. Eat less TRANS fatAll fats – the same essential resource, as proteins […]

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‘There’s more to us than just the physical’: What is energy healing and does it work?

Toronto resident Aerin Fogel was raised in a household where alternative healing was used in combination with modern medicine. “I was familiar with a lot of [alternative healing] modalities from a very young age,” she told Global News. “I came to it more in my own right in my late teens and early 20s when allopathic medicine didn’t have answers […]

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The truth about salmon: How healthy is the favorite fish of the German

Salmon fishing is the number one dining. Not only was it delicious, but should prevent heart attack and stroke. However, the cold water fish may also contain pollutants and antibiotics. We can discuss with the experts all the important questions. Around three kilograms of salmon to eat every German per year, on average. Because salmon not only tastes tender and […]

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Amy Schumer Has Been Hospitalised With Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Amy Schumer announced that she’s pregnant with her first child with husband Chris Fischer back in October, which is obviously wonderful news. The only not-so-wonderful thing? She’s been super-sick throughout her pregnancy—and now, she’s been hospitalised because of it. The 37-year-old Oscar winner posted to Instagram on Thursday, sharing that she’s currently in the hospital (and will have to miss an […]

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