Tag Archives: Life

These buzzy online retailers are now Instagrammable in real life

Web-based brands have a hot new idea for you this holiday season: stores. As the decade comes to a close, e-commerce companies — selling everything from sleek disposable razors to eco-friendly cleaning products to gender-specific vitamins — have come back around on traditional brick-and-mortar shops. The reason? They want customers to experience and interact with… Read More »

Terminal prostate cancer patients could get ‘two more years of life’ with experimental drug

Terminal prostate cancer patients could get ‘two more years of life’ with experimental immunotherapy drug, study reveals Men whose end-stage cancer was treatment resistant trialled pembrolizumab A small number of ‘super responders’ saw their disease ‘disappear’  Overall, a quarter of participants showed evidence of the drug working  By Vanessa Chalmers Health Reporter For Mailonline Published:… Read More »

How to live longer: This type of exercise found to be best for increasing life expectancy

Studies have found that a long lifespan may be linked to a number of factors with genetics being one of the main ones. One study from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine looked at 500 individuals who had lived to 95 or older and identified common genotypes, rather than lifestyle variables, that caused them to… Read More »

Race against time for family of toddler with ultra-rare disease, whose only chance at life costs $3 million

When Michael Pirovolakis was born eight days before Christmas in 2017, his green eyes glowed bright like two snow globes. He had 10 fingers, 10 toes and a full head of hair matted to his head. Michael was a cooing, crying, healthy baby boy. “What else could we ask for,” said his father, Terry. Terry,… Read More »

Veradigm, Komodo Health work on new data set for life sciences

Veradigm, a payer and life sciences unit within Allscripts, has partnered with Komodo Health to create the largest linked electronic medical records and claims data set for life science research. The program combines Veradigm’s EHR data from Allscripts with a healthcare map from Komodo that offers almost 50 million linked and longitudinal patient records. The… Read More »