Calcium supplementation for adults under 35 may improve bone health

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A new research review reveals that calcium supplementation in young age groups considerably enhances bone health and fitness. Maren Caruso/Getty Photographs
  • Calcium performs an significant purpose in bone wellbeing deficiencies can consequence in lessened bone density and cause situations these kinds of as osteoporosis.
  • Calcium supplementation afterwards in lifestyle only a little bit decreases the threat of osteoporosis or fracture.
  • Preceding analysis on the effect of supplemental calcium on bone mineral development in youthful folks (35 a long time or youthful) was confined.
  • Just lately, scientists concluded a systematic critique to summarize the proof of the
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Lab testing transparency will improve patient care and lower costs

The require for comprehensible and clear pricing for healthcare services in the U.S. has improved in urgency with the continuing increase of out-of-pocket healthcare prices.

Individuals are delaying health care mainly because they are unsure of the value or they can’t manage it. A latest Willis Tower Watson (WTW) survey of 9,600 U.S. employees showed that 4 in 10 people deferred health care in the previous yr, with 28% delaying or canceling a health-related course of action and 17% not filling a prescription.

Latest federal mandates are inching rate transparency forward with the objective of improving upon care when reducing

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Medicaid weighs attaching strings to nursing home payments to improve patient care

The Biden administration is considering a requirement that the nation’s 15,500 nursing homes spend most of their payments from Medicaid on direct care for residents and limit the amount that is used for operations, maintenance, and capital improvements or diverted to profits.

If adopted, it would be the first time the federal government insists that nursing homes devote the majority of Medicaid dollars to caring for residents.

The strategy, which has not yet been formally proposed, is among several steps officials are considering after the COVID-19 pandemic hit vulnerable nursing home residents especially hard. During the first 12 months of

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HHS Announces National Competition to Spark Innovation that Will Improve Patient Access to Primary Care

Open to broad public participation with a total of $1 million in cash prizes for up to 30 winners

Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), announced the launch of the Building Bridges to Better Health: A Primary Health Care Challenge, a national competition with a total of $1 million in cash prizes to encourage innovation through technical assistance to health centers.

Competition participants will accelerate the development of low-cost, scalable solutions to help HRSA-supported community health centers improve patient access to primary care and strengthen the link

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Increasing Necessary Care Variation To Improve Patient Care

The US health care system frequently focuses on reducing “unnecessary care variation” and with good reason. Recent literature places the cost of variability from best practices in care in the billions, with one review of nearly 200 studies demonstrating unnecessary variation in all specialties and across the full spectrum of clinical outcomes and care environments. As physician leaders, we too have each spent significant energy driving transformation to minimize variability within health systems and have seen these efforts lead to higher quality, lower total cost of care, and better patient experience firsthand.

But clinicians appreciate that reducing variation

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To improve patient care, doctors are rethinking longstanding biases around obesity

When Melissa Boughton complained to her OB-GYN about dull pelvic pain, the doctor responded by asking about her diet and exercise habits.

The question seemed irrelevant, considering the type of pain she was having, Boughton thought at the time. But it wasn’t unusual coming from this doctor. “Every time I was in there, she’d talk about diet and exercise,” said Boughton, who is 34 and lives in Durham, North Carolina.

On this occasion, three years ago, the OB-GYN told Boughton that losing weight would likely resolve the pelvic pain. The physician brought up diet and exercise at least twice more

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Six tips to improve your mental health – News

In honor of National Mental Health Awareness Month, UAB experts provide six ways to improve mental health.

mental health streamAccording to a recent University of Alabama at Birmingham study, the pandemic increased the prevalence of people with depression or anxiety symptoms in America substantially — from about 11 percent of people in 2019 to close to 40 percent in 2021.

May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. UAB experts provide six ways to improve your mental health.

Limit your sources and amount of news intake

“Constantly listening to news and/or cable talk shows will only add to one’s anxiety in times of

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Build on current system to improve health care

Ensuring access to high-quality, affordable health care coverage for Mainers has been a priority of mine since being elected to the state Senate in 2010. I spent significant time examining our current health care system as chair of the Insurance and Financial Services Committee. I’m troubled by calls to completely replace it with an unproven state government-run system that is likely to reduce access and hurt Maine families and small businesses.

During my time in the state legislature, I sponsored bills to ensure sustainable health care access to our neighbors in the rural Jackman region. A government-run option will undo

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How 4 hospitals are using AI to improve patient care

Hospitals are using artificial intelligence to improve health outcomes, conduct research and improve patient care. Here are four artificial intelligence projects health systems’ have recently created and deployed as reported by Becker’s Hospital Review:

  1. Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai’s AI division, Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, is working to fill in the gaps in mechanisms, diagnostics, risk assessment and therapeutics of major human disease conditions using AI. The group is in its early stages but has already produced significant results surrounding the use of AI in predicting heart attacks and two life threatening heart conditions — hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and cardiac amyloidosis.
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NeonMind To Improve Patient Care and Data Management by Adopting Digital Platform for Ketamine Treatments in Preparation of Opening Its Inaugural Specialty Mental Health Clinic

Engages Thrive Health, a Leading Digital Patient Care Platform to Streamline Care Programs and Data Collection

OAKVILLE, ON / ACCESSWIRE / April 21, 2022 / NeonMind Biosciences Inc. (CSE:NEON)(OTCQB:NMDBD)(FRA:6UF) (“NeonMind” or the “Company“), announced today it has advanced its strategy to streamline access to treatments at its specialty mental health clinics with Thrive Health in preparation of opening its inaugural clinic located in Mississauga, Ontario.

The recent inclusion of intravenous ketamine for mood and anxiety disorders (IV-Ket) in the Canadian guidelines as a recommended treatment is a testament to the value of this treatment, and a

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