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This Guy Lost More Than 100 Pounds in an Incredible 10-Month Transformation

In January 2018, Quantel Thomas made the resolution to go to the gym and lose weight. And while this is a promise that plenty of people make to themselves, Quantel had good reason to start taking his health and fitness seriously. He weighed 284 pounds and was suffering “constant aches and pains”: when he visited… Read More »

Triple-Target Hepatitis B Vaccine May Be More Effective

An experimental vaccine that contains three different hepatitis B virus (HBV) proteins may offer more protection—especially for older adults and people with a weaker immune system—than existing vaccines, according to study results presented at the recent IDWeek 2019 conference in Washington, DC. Hepatitis B vaccination has led to a dramatic drop in new infections worldwide—a… Read More »

Study shows that whites cause more pollution resulting in national crisis

  Black and Hispanic United States citizens are exposed to more air pollution that is caused by the consumer habits of their white counterparts, a study demonstrates. The findings of the study are referred to as “pollution inequity” and reflects 131,000 premature deaths each year, making it the biggest environmental health risk factor in the… Read More »

Deloitte sees a future with more partnerships between health and consumer tech

Emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and advanced data analytics have the potential to improve prevention, diagnosis, healthy habits and measurable outcomes, resulting in “dramatic change” to traditional medical technology business models, a new Deloitte study shows. WHY IT MATTERS Medical technology companies that have traditionally focused on developing hardware such as surgical and diagnostic equipment,… Read More »