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The Connection Between a Healthy Immune System and Preventing Cancer

The human immune system is an incredible thing. Composed of proteins and cells, the immune system is a very complicated network that protects the body from infection and disease. Unfortunately, the immune system can be weakened by lifestyle choices, cancer treatment, genetics and other factors. When it’s not functioning at its best, it can become… Read More »

Researchers describe possible mechanism for link between obesity and breast cancer

It is widely accepted that higher levels of body fat increase the risk of developing breast cancer, as well as other cancers. Based on his ongoing research, Bing Li, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and UofL Health — James Graham Brown Cancer Center at the University of Louisville, has published… Read More »

How to read between the lines of the healthcare data blocking debate

About a year ago, the Department of Health and Human Services first proposed rules to promote sharing and the interoperability of health data to enable patients to electronically access their health information. Many of the top industry players submitted commentary to The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the Centers for… 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 »