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Digital innovation moving slowly in healthcare, study shows

A new study of healthcare innovation shows progress toward new approaches to care delivery could use a nudge. The report, entitled, “Trends for Scaling Innovation in Health Care,” was based on a survey of 29 health system executives from 28 unique health systems, and found that while many health systems and their affiliated health plans… Read More »

Body Fat Distribution Associated with Increased Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer: Study

Body Fat (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Washington D.C. [USA], June 10: Increased level of abdominal and thigh fats are related to a higher risk of aggressive prostate cancer, a recent study has claimed. The findings of the study, published in ‘Cancer’ journal, may lead to a better understanding of the relationship between obesity and prostate cancer… Read More »

Disease has cost Africa 630 million years of ‘healthy life’, according to WHO study

A Ugandan doctor checks a Somali child at an outpatient hospital run by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Diseases, disability and early death, resulting from illness, has cost the economy of the African continent’s 54 nations $ 2.4 trillion in annual workforce productivity losses in… Read More »