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Leeches are sucking their way back into the medical field – Mashable

Leeches suck blood from a young patient’s during a therapy session in India. Image: FAROOQ KHAN/EPA/REX/Shutterstock By Maria Gallucci2017-04-30 21:24:41 UTC Medical bills are often littered with bizarre line items. If you’re in Russia, those little charges might include half a dozen slimy, slithering leeches. About 10 million of...
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The Mesmerist by Wendy Moore review – lively study of 19th-century medicine's cutting edge – The Guardian

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Guardian The Mesmerist by Wendy Moore review – lively study of 19th-century medicine’s cutting edgeThe GuardianHe had summoned his peers in the medical establishment, along with an assortment of aristocrats, students and journalists, to witness the extraordinary power he could exert over two...
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Salisbury's Lewis Young will join sports medicine staff for San Diego Chargers – Salisbury Post

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Salisbury Post Salisbury’s Lewis Young will join sports medicine staff for San Diego ChargersSalisbury Post“I have had an opportunity,” Young said, “to participate in an ongoing concussion study funded by Toyota Racing where players’ helmets are outfitted with sensors to measure and collect various...
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Imagine: Athene Telehealth revolutionizing care through telemedicine – MyCentralJersey.com

CLOSE Athene Telehealth celebrated its grand opening in Somerset County on April 26, 2017. The company promises to revolutionize medical care through its telemedicine services. MaryLynn Schiavi/Correspondent IMAGINE is a monthly column that explores ideas, insights and discoveries made in New Jersey that are shaping our future. Buy Photo...
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“Out of his mind” surgeon plans human head transplant, revival of frozen brain – Ars Technica

Enlarge Getty | Anadolu Agency Italian neurosurgeon Sergio Canavero will undertake the first human head transplant later this year in China, the doctor told German magazine Ooom in an article published Thursday. And, following that effort, he will revive a cryogenically frozen brain and transplant it into a donor body within...
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Three CEOs share their visions for the future of telemedicine – MobiHealthNews

While the word “telemedicine” was once considered a catch-all term for any type of healthcare service administered remotely, it’s become evident over the last decade that the word can be applied to the myriad virtual care services, tools and companies out there today. So in effort to get an...
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Uncertainty in healthcare driving DPC growth – ModernMedicine

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Medical Economics’ blog section which features contributions from members of the medical community. These blogs are an opportunity for bloggers to engage with readers about a topic that is top of mind, whether it is practice management, experiences with patients, the industry, medicine in general, or healthcare reform....
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Surprising benefits of price transparency and how to utilize them – ModernMedicine

You need to start thinking like a plastic surgeon. The days of being a doctor or outpatient facility and passively waiting for referrals is waning. As patient networks narrow and deductibles grow, the mindset of the consumer is changing. They’re beginning to understand that sometimes costs are lower even...
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Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research and FRONTEO Healthcare, Inc. Jointly Research Cancer Precision Medicine – GlobeNewswire (press release)

TOKYO, April 28, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FRONTEO Healthcare, Inc. (“FRONTEO Healthcare”), a subsidiary of FRONTEO, Inc. (“FRONTEO”) (NASDAQ:FTEO) (TSE:2158) that provides medical data analysis solutions using the artificial intelligence (“AI”) engine “KIBIT” and Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research (“JFCR”) have begun research and development of Cancer Precision Medicine...
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