The future of digital health and health informatics in a post-Covid world

The future of digital health and health informatics in a post-Covid world

The Covid-19 outbreak was a “black swan” event that dramatically accelerated the evolution and acceptance of digital health and information technology (IT) in healthcare – likely by more than five years. It also permanently changed Americans’ expectations of health care providers and patient care. However, the focus on Covid-19 belies three other underlying and interrelated … Read more

Men’s gut health can benefit from beer

Study: Impact of Beer and Nonalcoholic Beer Consumption on the Gut Microbiota: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Controlled Trial. Image credit: MsMaria / Shutterstock

In a recent article published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistryscientists analyzed the effect of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beer ingestion on the gut microbiota. Study: Impact of beer and non-alcoholic beer consumption on gut microbiota: a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial. Image Credit: MsMaria/Shutterstock Background The fermented extract of malted barley grains, beer, is … Read more

Health and Social Care Secretary announces extension of cancer evidence call until April 8

Health and Social Care Secretary announces extension of cancer evidence call until April 8

More people can share their experiences and views on how the country can lead the world in cancer care as the Health and Social Care Secretary announces an expansion of the call for cancer evidence to inform an ambitious 10-year cancer plan. Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in the UK, but … Read more