The Important Role of the Nurse in the Mobile Health Ecosystem

nursesAs the mobile health ecosystem grows, it is vitally important to develop these new delivery models with input from a nurse/clinical perspective. 

Inside the Hospital

It seems as though the discussions around mobile health are increasing Continue reading

Midwest Obstetricians Find that Telemedicine really Delivers

obstetricsMidwest Maternal-Fetal Medicine, a St. Louis-based group of high-risk obstetricians, tripled its number of telemedicine consultations during the first half of the year to accommodate a higher number of patients at outlying facilities.

The practice cares for approximately 1,300 patients per year using telemedicine, which is available at its Washington and Continue reading

Cancer Breakthrough: Probiotics May Save Patients from Deadly Chemotherapy; Antibiotics May Cause Chemo to Be Fatal

proIf you or someone you love is facing the possibility of cancer or chemotherapy, make sure they read this story. Breakthrough new science conducted at the University of Michigan and about to be published in the journal Nature reveals that intestinal health is the key to surviving chemotherapy. Continue reading

How GMO Farming and Food Is Making Our Gut Flora Unfriendly

fashionTwo studies published in the past six months reveal a disturbing finding: glyphosate-based herbicides such as Roundup® appear to suppress the growth of beneficial gut bacteria, leading to the overgrowth of extremely pathogenic bacteria.

Late last year, in an article titled Roundup Herbicide Linked to Overgrowth of Deadly Bacteria, Continue reading

Ginger Found to Inhibit Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus

ginger_respiratory_virusMedical researchers from a Taiwanese Medical School have determined that fresh ginger is an effective treatment against human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).

The researchers, from the College of Medicine at Kaohsiung Medical University, tested fresh ginger and dried ginger (Zingiber officinale) Continue reading