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Flu taking toll in California, other states, but having milder impact nationwide, data show

While states such as California and North Carolina have seen significant numbers of flu-related deaths this season, U.S. health officials said Friday that the nationwide impact of influenza seems to be milder than last winter. In California, Fresno County has seen six flu-related deaths since October, the Fresno Bee reported on Friday, while a total of 42 lives… Read More »

How blockchain could make an impact in healthcare

Blockchain, like other young and disruptive technologies, offers wide opportunities to impact healthcare, an industry that is primed for disruption. Despite being the largest sector of the U.S. economy, healthcare is plagued by slow systems, wasteful financing, and resource utilization and operational inefficiencies. To address these issues, innovative solutions like blockchain can alter the arithmetic… Read More »

Medical News Today: MS: Disease impact is greater in those with food allergies

Individuals with multiple sclerosis are more likely to experience higher levels of disease activity if they also have food allergies, according to recent research. New research finds that the impact of MS is twice as high among people with food allergies. Previous studies have proposed that allergy could have a role in multiple sclerosis (MS).… Read More »