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New heart valve could transform open heart surgery for millions of patients globally

A new polymeric heart valve with a life span potentially longer than current artificial valves that would also prevent the need for the millions of patients with diseased heart valves to require life-long blood thinning tablets has been developed by scientists at the universities of Bristol and Cambridge. The team’s latest in-vitro results, published in… Read More »

Allergy Season Is A Risky Time Of Year For Asthma Patients – Escalon Times

Allergies can mean discomfort for asthma sufferers, both during seasonal allergy season and whenever allergens are encountered. For people who already have complications due to asthma, allergies can be especially problematic – even triggering asthmatic episodes. Allergies and asthma happen to share a lot of traits. Unfortunately, they also happen to occur together frequently, says… Read More »

Why patients and providers need a model patient data use agreement

Opportunities are growing for individuals to access and aggregate their health data using health apps and patient portals. Most of these services require individuals to enter into agreements with terms that typically do not favor the individual or give the individual agency over their data. A model patient data use agreement with terms that empower… Read More »