Pregnant women and healthcare professionals perceive pregnancy associated risks differently

Published in the open access journal BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth a new study suggests expectant mothers and healthcare professionals rate the risks that pregnancy and childbirth may pose to mother and child differently, Researchers at City, University of London examined risk perception in relation to pregnancy and childbirth in pregnant Continue Reading

‘Extensive gender discrimination in healthcare access’ for women in India, suggests study

Women in India face “extensive gender discrimination” in access to healthcare, suggests a study of outpatient appointments at one major tertiary care hospital in Delhi, and published in the online journal BMJ Open. Younger (30 and below) and older (60 and above) women and those living furthest away from the Continue Reading

Research finds connecting patients with their community could transform healthcare

Engaging a wider range of resources to connect patients with organizations within their community can help transform healthcare and improve overall well-being, according to new research published in the Journal of Business Research by faculty at Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business. The article, “Transforming Community Well-being Through Patients’ Lived Continue Reading

Healthcare industry next to be targeted by massive cyberattacks via the “Internet of Things”

As more and more medical devices become connected to the so-called “Internet of Things,” hospitals and patients are being put more at risk of cyber attack by hackers, say experts at a recent cybersecurity forum discussing the rising threat. “Medical care is the next cyber warfare,” said technologist Janine Medina Continue Reading

Top 8 reasons the fight for a new “healthcare bill” is all a Ponzi scheme for Americans investing in more dangerous chemical medicine choices

One hundred years ago in America, there was hardly a case of cancer, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, osteoporosis, fibromyalgia, ADHD, autism, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease. All of those “diseases” are really just disorders (since they’re not contagious), most of which happen to be preventable and curable with Continue Reading

Healthcare companies finally starting to realize that disease prevention saves more money than disease “treatment”

The CEOs of some of the nation’s biggest health care systems are starting to invest more in community health programs, after figuring out that in order to improve health outcomes for tens of millions of lower-income Americans—and thus save themselves money over the long run—they needed to get involved on Continue Reading

Trump to take on Big Pharma and get the healthcare industry back to treatment rather than profiteering

Without question President Donald J. Trump is shaking up “the establishment” in Washington, D.C.—including the media, academia, politics and the legalized bribery that takes place under the guise of “lobbying” and “campaign contributions.” For example, Trump is the only president in modern history to show any interest at all in Continue Reading