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Age may not affect breast reconstruction complications

Despite concerns, older women don't have more complications with breast reconstruction procedures than younger women, a new U.S. study suggests.<p>In fact, researchers found, women over age 60 had better sexual, physical and psychosocial wellbeing than younger women after a type of reconstruction …

Healthcare in 2030: goodbye hospital, hello home-spital

Melanie Walker, Senior Adviser to the President, World Bank<p>Nearly 20 years ago, when I graduated from medical school, the world of healthcare was …

What If We Treated End-of-Life Wishes Like Allergies?

Imagine an 80-year-old woman with severe emphysema. She’s admitted to a hospital four times in a six-month period, but no one documents a key piece …

Palliative Care Videos & Podcasts

CAPC provides palliative care-related videos and podcasts for the education of both professionals and the public. Click on a video thumbnail or …

We To Me Care

On September 27th I had the privilege of being asked to participate in a panel discussion at the 2016 Wisconsin BioHealth Forward Summit presented by …

First PD-L1 Inhibitor Approved as Second-Line Treatment for NSCLC

Atezolizumab (Tecentriq), a monoclonal antibody that inhibits the programmed death ligand-1 (PD-L1) protein, has been approved for the treatment of …

A Holistic Approach to Cancer Care: Focus on Collaboration

Collaboration is key to the success of any business venture, and healthcare should be no exception. Yet time and again, we encounter gaps in patient …

Scientists Are Testing Out Nanoparticles that Can Stop Cancer in Its Tracks

Cancer cells take advantage of one of our immune system’s defense mechanism to spread through the body, but these nanoparticles might be able to stop them.<p>The future is here; We now live in a world where researchers can send tiny, manmade particles into the body to blast apart cells that help …

Voices of Value: Lisa Goldman

<i>An all-too-common symptom of a delayed lung cancer diagnosis has spurred one patient to lend her voice to patient</i> <i>advocacy efforts.</i><p>By Terry Wilcox<p>In …

Holistic Healthcare & the Role of Information Technology

The emergence of precision medicine is marked by new partnerships across different groups in medicine, health care, technology, academia and …

Analysing Big Data Sets From Small Molecules

The SSML focuses on metabolite research - small molecules such as sugar and amino acids. The group is a key node of Metabolomics Australia (MA) a …