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Menacing New COVID-19 Variant May Reduce Pfizer Vaccine Efficacy

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February 24, 2021
Reading Time: 3 minutes South African COVID-19 Variant Elicits Weakened Response From Pfizer Vaccine How COVID-19 Variants Come About Since viral particles frequently mutate, treating viral infections like COVID-19 is no simple task. Mutations can produce new variants that are more dangerous and, sometimes, can even render existing vaccines useless. Viral mutations arise from random copying errors that alter […]
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PPE and Me – It’s Complicated

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February 23, 2021
Reading Time: 4 minutes PPE Is Great, but Pandemic Waste Is Piling Up Encountering Discarded Gloves and Masks in Public = Infuriating Sitting at my ‘work-from-home’ quarantine desk, I heard my alarm – time to change the laundry. Donning a mask, I walked down the hallway and opened the laundry room door. I couldn’t help but fixate on the […]
Covid-19 vaccines


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A Brief Look At COVID-19 Vaccines And How They Work

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February 17, 2021
Reading Time: 4 minutes Answering Common Questions About the COVID-19 Vaccines What is a Vaccine? A vaccine is a pharmacological agent that is used to prevent viral infection by strengthening the immune system. Unlike bacteria, which are treated with antibiotics, viruses are combated with vaccines, which contain the same elements (be it DNA, RNA, or another antigen) of the […]
Smart home for elder care


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Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine

Smart Home Technology Could Revolutionize Healthcare Delivery

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February 13, 2021
Reading Time: 5 minutes Do Smart Homes Mean Better Health for the Elderly and Disabled, our Most Vulnerable Populations? Home Care: A Complicated Challenge Caring for the elderly and individuals with disabilities is one of the most nuanced aspects of family medicine. Thus, it is no surprise that caregivers who attend to these two groups can be more at […]
Telesurgery


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Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine

Twenty Years of Telesurgery; Improving Healthcare Delivery to Underserved Locations

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January 23, 2021
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Past, Present, and Future of an Incredible Technology Introduction  “Telesurgery is an emerging surgical system that utilizes wireless networking and robotic technology to connect surgeons and patients who are distantly located from one another.”  Raison et al. (2015) It has been twenty years since the first successful telesurgery was conducted in New York, and […]
See how 8 companies are rewarding users with Crytocurrency


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Medicine Practice

See How 8 Digital Health Companies Are Using Cryptocurrency To Reward Users

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December 28, 2020
Reading Time: 5 minutes How Digital Health Companies are Paying Users To Work out, Stay Sober and Share Data Using Crytocurrency Rewards Introduction Cryptocurrencies may change the way we share data or interact with physicians.  What if you could get paid for every calorie you burn? What if your bank account grew for every day you adopted a healthy […]
HEALTH CONCEPT: DIABETES


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Important Facts You Should Know About Diabetes

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November 30, 2020
Reading Time: 5 minutes What To Know About Diabetes A Very Serious and Prevalent Disease Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disease that affects the body’s ability to process glucose, or blood sugar. This leads to an elevation of blood glucose level, which exposes the heart, eyes, nerves, kidneys, and blood vessels to possible damage. Information from the WHO shows that diabetes […]
AI for organ transplant


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Artificial Intelligence Emerging Technology Medicine

Outstanding Discovery: AI Is Transforming The Face Of Organ Transplant

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November 19, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes AI is Changing the Face of Organ Transplant Our Slow Progress in Keeping Organs Viable One major challenge for the transplant process has always been that organs are so fragile. Keeping them viable outside the body for an extended time period is a near-impossible task, and information gleaned from research shows that their short lifespans differ. […]
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AI and Fertility: The Journey To Better Fertility Treatment

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August 30, 2020
Reading Time: 4 minutes A Cutting-Edge Discussion about AI’s Eminent Role in Reproduction Introduction Artificial intelligence has been widely useful in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. However, little has been discovered about its capabilities in the realm of fertility treatment. Well, all that is about to change because we will soon experience the first application of AI in […]
SOHAIL MERCHANT
Youngstown, Ohio

Medical Doctor (M.D.); Research Fellow at Lumen Foundation Artificial Intelligence Division

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