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Google, Fitbit, industry groups join to advance AI tools

Dive Brief: More than 30 tech giants, digital health companies, trade associations and health industry players have banded together with hopes of advancing the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare. As part of the Consumer Technology Association’s AI initiative, AdvaMed, Google, Doctor On Demand and other organizations will work toward providing standards and best practices… Read More »

Cardiologist Groups Say Newer Blood Thinners Best Against A-Fib

Print this page MONDAY, Jan. 28, 2019 — Newer blood thinners are recommended over warfarin for people with the heart condition called atrial fibrillation (a-fib) in updated treatment guidelines issued by three major American heart groups. The newer drugs are called non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants (NOACs). Examples include dabigatran (Pradaxa), rivaroxaban (Xarelto) and apixaban (Eliquis).… Read More »

32 “Transformative Grants” Awarded to Groups Fighting HIV in the Deep South

The Gilead COMPASS Initiative awarded Transformative Grants to 32 nonprofits battling the HIV epidemic in the South. Together, the recipients represent all nine states in the deep South, and they’re focused on reducing stigma, building organizational capacity, addressing HIV-related disparities in the South and promoting well-being, mental health and trauma-informed care. An overview of the… Read More »

Support Groups

  Support Group Leaders  Support Groups Support Groups are critical to service delivery in the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, Inc. (MGFA). These groups provide support, education, and mutual aid. Please see below to find a support groups in your area.    Don’t see a Support Group near you? MGFA offers patient-to-patient phone support through… Read More »

FDA Bans Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Environmental Groups Sue

Food additives can help mimic natural flavors and are often simply labeled as “artificial flavors” on labels. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption toggle caption Matt Rourke/AP Food additives can help mimic natural flavors and are often simply labeled as “artificial flavors” on labels. Matt Rourke/AP Ever heard of these food additives? Synthetically-derived benzophenone, ethyl acrylate, methyl… Read More »