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

A plant-based diet may reduce hot flashes and promote weight loss

Share on PinterestA new study suggests that certain dietary changes, including increased soy consumption, may help reduce hot flashes during menopause and promote weight loss. Westend61/Getty Images Hot flashes can be a common discomfort during menopause, but a new study suggests dietary changes can provide relief. Researchers found that a low-fat, plant-based diet high in … Read more

A diet that can beat diabetes even if you’re thin is hailed as a ‘game changer’ by researchers

A “game-changing” diet can help people with type 2 diabetes reverse their condition, even when they’re not overweight. A scientific breakthrough has already revealed that type 2 diabetes is not a permanent disease and can be reversed by dramatic weight loss with a drastic 800 calorie daily diet. Since most people with type 2 diabetes … Read more

Study provides insight into long-term impacts of dieting and food insecurity

Could fluctuations in body weight resulting from a drastic reduction and increase in calories lead to physiological changes that increase the risk of heart disease or diabetes later in life? A new study conducted on rats and presented at the annual meeting of the American Physiological Society at the Experimental Biology (EB) 2022 meeting, held … Read more