Thriving on the New Health Craze, The Salad House Propels Itself into 2021

New Jersey’s favorite salad restaurant embraces rising health food popularity in New Year New Jersey  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Salad House – a health-conscious fast casual restaurant brand that serves up freshly-prepared customizable salad and sandwich creations – is moving forward into the New Year with new locations, new technology, and a robust plan to continue to…Continue Reading

Heart health in Indonesia: Researchers call for development of plant sterol fortified and functional products – BASF funded study

Cardiovascular diseases account for more than 30% of total deaths in Indonesia, with high blood cholesterol levels being a significant risk factor.Plant sterols and stanols, also known as phytosterols, are a group of compounds known to lower cholesterol levels.With no data on plant sterol intake among the Indonesian population readily available, researchers from Indonesia and…Continue Reading

Brazil health secretaries call for lockdowns as virus soars

A demonstrator dressed in a bird mask, representing the black plague, stands near police guarding a city government office where demonstrators protest a two-week-long lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, March 1, 2021. It’s the second lockdown in Brasilia since the start of the pandemic one year ago. (AP Photo/Eraldo…Continue Reading

Wake County to receive doses of Johnson Johnson vaccine as early as this week

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — Here are the latest updates about COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in North Carolina. <iframe width=”476″ height=”267″ src=”https://abc11.com/video/embed/?pid=10378448″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> SUNDAY 7:30 p.m. A joint statement from the president of Duke University Hospital and senior vice president of Duke University Health System said itContinue Reading

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry (AAPL, IBM, ANTM, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN, PFE, GE, MCK, TMUS, WMT, WBA, MRK, CVS)

Healthcare incumbents have been slow to adop digital transformation, but the coronavirus pandemic forced them to accelerate. The pandemic kickstarted a boom period for virtual care that is changing the way doctors and patients interact. The Digital Health Ecosystem, previewed below, analyzes the future of the healthcare industry. You can purchase this report here. Healthcare…Continue Reading

Hong Kong health minister defends easing of social-distancing rules amid rise in coronavirus infections

Daily Covid-19 cases have climbed since last Thursday, when Hong Kong allowed businesses to reopen, more socialising Ahead of top officials’ vaccinations, Sophia Chan says impact of loosening measures won’t have filtered through to daily tallies, though authorities are monitoring Published: 12:56pm, 22 Feb, 2021 Updated: 2:31pm, 22 Feb, 2021Continue Reading

Poll: Less than Half of China’s Health Workers Want Chinese Coronavirus Vaccine

Less than half of healthcare workers polled recently in the Chinese province of Zhejiang would receive a Chinese coronavirus vaccine candidate after its emergency approval, while just one-quarter of medical workers in Zhejiang are willing to get a coronavirus vaccine once they are available for all people. Zhejiang’s disease control and prevention center (CDC) surveyed…Continue Reading

Health Network CEO Robert Garrett: COVID can be defeated –

Americans have been understandably frustrated with the pace of COVID-19 vaccination to date. We are accustomed to delivery on demand and certainly health care on demand.Asking the public to wait for a coronavirus vaccine shot, after a grueling year of illness, death and disruption is yet another test of our mettle. And with variants posing…Continue Reading

Leading health systems form Truveta to aggregate and sell anonymized patient data

Fourteen of the nation’s leading health systems are joining forces to use artificial intelligence to compile de-identified patient data and then sell it to other health systems and researchers to create better patient outcomes through population health. The startup, called Truveta, will enable innovations in patient care and the development of new therapies, according to the…Continue Reading

CDC Health Advisory for dangerous XDR Typhi infections in United States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a Health Advisory for an  “extensively drug-resistant (XDR) Salmonella Typhi (Typhi) infection among U.S. residents without international travel that is food and waterborne with a fatality rate of 12 to 30 percent without proper medical treatment.  The CDC Health Advisory includes treatment recommendations for the XDR…Continue Reading