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mHealthWatch, WebMD, Harvard Health Blog Recognized by Feedspot


mHealthWatch, WebMD, Harvard Health Blog Recognized by FeedspotmHealthWatch was honored to learn this week that our site was selected by Feedspot as one of the  Top 100 Health Blogs on the web (Thank you, Feedspot!)

“Health is the best Wealth. We never have a true idea of its value until we lose it,” the Feedspot announcement reads. “So to equip you with the information necessary to make your journey to a healthier life easier, we have selected the Best 100 Health Blogs that are truly worth following.”

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ABI: mHealth Wearables Drive Disruption in Diabetic Care


Wearables Easy to Like, Hard to UseThis year, ABI Research announced Friday, the global diabetic population crossed half a billion, and it continues to grow.

In response, device manufacturers, healthcare providers, and patients are looking for ways to manage this long-term chronic disease in an efficient and unobtrusive way.

According to its latest research and projections, ABI indicates that wearable continuous glucose monitoring devices are “paramount.”
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New mHealth Stroke Study Launched


New mHealth Stroke Study LaunchedMedidata, the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences, announced recently that Techfields Pharma has selected the Medidata Clinical Cloud to power a Phase II Ischemic Stroke study.

“The China-based pharmaceutical company will leverage Medidata’s robust study management capabilities and mobile health (mHealth) technology to optimize trial processes and gather new insights on treatment efficacy and patients’ quality of life,” a provided statement reads.

“Cloud and mobile health technologies offer new channels for maximizing the value of clinical data, and we believe they will play an increasingly important role in our ability to bring vital new medicines to patients,” said Dr. Chongxi Yu, Techfields’ founder and president. “Using the Medidata platform, our research teams can more quickly access richer, more complete clinical datasets while gaining valuable insight into patient well-being and disease progression. This is a key focus of our R&D strategy, as we pursue promising drug candidates with the potential to help people live longer, healthier lives.”
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How mHealth Tech Is Helping Stroke Recovery


UTHealth Uses Telemedicine to Enroll Patients For Acute Stroke TrialThe following is a guest contributed post by Jeremy Pollack, Staff Blogger at CallFire, a cloud-based voice and text platform.

Each year, nearly 800,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke—an attack on the brain caused by a loss of blood flow, which can result in disabilities such as memory loss, speech impairment, and limited mobility.

During a stroke, brain cells lose the blood flow they need to stay alive. When these cells die, it can cause permanent disability, depending on how serious the stoke was and in what area of the brain blood loss occurred.

More than two-thirds of stroke survivors will experience some type of disability. For patients recovering from a stroke, therapy is one way to improve the cognitive functions that are often disabled after a serious attack.

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San Antonio Doctor Prescribes Cutting Edge Treatment for Back and Spine


san-antonio-doctor-prescribes-cutting-edge-treatment-for-back-and-spineFor those living with it, back pain can be a nightmare. But deep in the heart of Texas, one doctor’s efforts could turn a nightmare into a dream come true.

Seeking a safer and more technologically advanced answer for back pain that chiropractic care pain meds, physical therapy and even spinal fusion in extreme cases, Dr. Dmitry Buyanov is making headlines this week.

A spine and back specialist, Dr. Buyanov understands the fears and concerns of patients when it comes to surgery for the spine. And he’s working toward an alternative to those methods of treatment and care.
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Medidata, Techfields Launch mHealth Stroke Study


Medidata, a leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences, announced Wednesday that Techfields Pharma has selected the Medidata Clinical Cloud to power a Phase II Ischemic Stroke study.

According to a provided announcement, the China-based pharmaceutical company will leverage Medidata’s robust study management capabilities and mobile health (mHealth) technology to optimize trial processes and gather new insights on treatment efficacy and patients’ quality of life.
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mHealth News: The Headlines You Might Have Missed


eTreatMD Scores Industry Recognition for mHealth AppHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

With Healthcare Market Saturated with Tablets, What’s Next for These Devices?
The overall decline of the worldwide tablet market will persist for the remaining months of 2016. But bright skies line the horizon.

Philips Announces New Web Based Echo Reporting
This week, Royal Philips announced the launch of IntelliSpace Cardiovascular 2.1, the latest version of its next-generation Cardiovascular Image and Information Management System.
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