Tag Archives: Less

Mergers and acquisitions worth significantly less in Q2 compared to last year

The total value of global healthcare mergers and acquisitions for Q2 of 2020 is down significantly compared to both Q1 of this year and from Q2 of last year, according to tracking by S&P Global Market Intelligence. For Q2 2020, the aggregate transaction value was $ 12.26 billion compared to $ 29.31 billion in Q1… Read More »

New Model Shows COVID More Widespread, Less Severe

MedRxiv: “Using influenza surveillance network to estimate state-specific case detection rates and forecast SARS-CoV-2 spread in the United States.” Ruiyun Li, PhD, research associate, School of Public Health, Imperial College London. Alex Washburne, PhD, research scientist, Montana State University, Bozeman. Justin D. Silverman, MD, PhD, assistant professor of information science and technology, Penn State University,… Read More »

Homeless people receive less treatment in hospitals for heart attacks, have higher readmission rates

Homelessness has become a social crisis and public health problem around the world, affecting people of all ages. Most homeless people are disadvantaged by having far fewer resources, and they may or may not have adequate health insurance. Mental illness and substance abuse are common issues in the homeless community, and people living on the… Read More »

Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.” Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition,… Read More »

Stretching: Less pain, other gains

As you get older, your toes may seem farther away. Stretching to reach them can take a lot more effort than it once did. But while it may be tempting to shrug and assume that losing flexibility is just a cost of aging, it’s nothing to take in stride. It can affect your balance and… Read More »