Sometimes persistence with a just cause pays off, as was seen by the more than 500 current and former health care workers who just won a lawsuit – the first of its kind! – against Northshore University Health System, which reportedly fired or threatened to fire them over their “unvaccinated” status. Continue reading
Humans and zebra fish share mechanisms that regulate our circadian system, says TAU researcher
Circadian rhythms — the natural cycle that dictates our biological processes over a 24-hour day — does more than tell us when to sleep or wake. Disruptions in the cycle are also associated with depression, problems with weight control, jet lag and more. Now Prof. Yoav Gothilf of Tel Aviv University‘s Department of Neurobiology at the George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences is looking to the common zebrafish to learn more about how the human circadian system functions.
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As a grateful nation rejoices in the elimination of Osama bin Laden by U.S. Navy SEALs, some of telemedicine’s thought leaders reflected this week on how the practice of remote healthcare has advanced during the past decade in which the U.S. military found itself at war against the Al Qaeda leader and the carnage wrought by his followers worldwide.
“When the U.S. is faced with a challenge, whether it’s a war or the Space Race, there’s always a need for developing new technologies,” Charles R. Doarn, MBA, research associate professor of surgery and biomedical Engineering at the University of Cincinnati, told the News Alert.
“Because of the 9/11 tragedy, not just the Army but the military itself began to develop technologies that enhanced and enabled the delivery of healthcare to the battlefield,” noted Doarn, who is one of two editors-in-chief of Telemedicine and e-Health Journal. Continue reading