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Researchers: Feds must pay for $3B EHR at Indian Health Service

The federal government has “an obligation” to fund a major healthcare IT modernization program at the Indian Health Service, and the bill will be high. It could cost $ 3 billion to replace the agency’s legacy electronic health record system, according to an assessment of researchers from the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University School of… Read More »

Harvard researchers find ways to improve on soap and water

GAZETTE: So the technology involved here — the engineered water nanostructures — is a couple of years old. What’s new is the application? DEMOKRITOU: We have the tools to make these engineered nanomaterials and, in this particular case, we can take water and turn it into an engineered water nanoparticle, which carries its deadly payload, primarily… Read More »

NIH Researchers Estimate 17% of Food-Allergic Children Have Sesame Allergy – National Institutes of Health

News Release Monday, November 4, 2019 Investigators at the National Institutes of Health have found that sesame allergy is common among children with other food allergies, occurring in an estimated 17% of this population. In addition, the scientists have found that sesame antibody testing — whose utility has been controversial — accurately predicts whether a… Read More »

Medical News Today: Researchers discover almost 2,000 new gut bacteria

According to numerous recent studies, human gut bacterial populations are capable of influencing various aspects of our physical and mental health. Despite this, many bacteria remain “unmapped” by scientists. A new study has now uncovered approximately 2,000 previously unknown gut bacteria. A new study has uncovered just under 2,000 new species of gut bacteria. Recent… Read More »