Did you know that yelling at your child can cause just as much damage to them as hitting them?  The majority of parents resort to yelling, screaming, or simply raising their voices when they are trying to get a message through to their child who is acting out. They know that yelling isn’t the […]
Researchers say the effectiveness of this season’s flu shot has been low, with the vaccine preventing only 10 to 20 per cent of infections caused by the dominant H3N2 strain affecting Canadians.
The flu jab is also recommended each year to protect people from the illness – but why might it not be as effective this year? Dr Sarah Jarvis explained that there are a number of issues with the flu and the vaccine this year. She said: “We’ve got two or three issues with the flu […]
AUSSIE flu is just one of the flu strains causing havoc in the UK this year and symptoms have been described as the same as normal flu but more severe. But is the flu jab an effective form of prevention, and if not, why?
A NEW and more effective flu vaccine that can be taken as a nasal spray at home rather than as a jab could soon be available, suggests new research.
The drug PrEP is nearly 100% effective at stopping HIV but can cost $1,000/month. Now Alberta may fund it
After years of urging the province for changes, sexual health advocates are hopeful Alberta will finally fund an expensive drug that can prevent the spread of HIV.
Aussie flu symptoms include headaches, sore throats and vomiting. The best way to protect yourself against flu, including the deadly Aussie flu virus, is to get the flu jab, Public Health England (PHE) has urged. But, this year’s winter flu vaccine is only working 30 to 40 per cent of the time, according to the […]
GUEST: Data science is a team sport. This sentiment rings true not only with our experiences within IBM, but with our enterprise customers, who often ask us for advice on how to structure data science teams within their own organizations. Before that can be done, however, it’s important to remember that the various skills required […]
DEADLY flu could be hitting the US this winter season, warns an infectious diseases specialist. The warning comes after Australia reported it was in the midst of its worst outbreak of flu for 50 years. Daily Express :: Health Feed
DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: UnitedHealth Group creates $250 million venture fund — EKG band approved for Apple Watch — New study shows Google is effective transcription tool
UNITEDHEALTH GROUP CREATES $ 250 MILLION VENTURE FUND: UnitedHealth Group’s business unit, Optum, announced the formation of Optum Ventures, a $ 250 million fund to invest in early-stage and startup digital health companies. This new fund will specifically target firms who use data and insights to improve access to care, delivery of care, and how healthcare is […]