The Zero-Sum Gain of Opioid Abuse

The United States is currently facing one of the worst epidemics in the past decade. The opioid crisis. According to a study by the American Society of Addiction Medicine [1]: ·  Overdose death rate from opioids was 4x more in 2008 vs 1999 ·  20,101 overdose deaths were associated with prescription pain killers in 2015

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Keeping Costs Low and Data Security High

The healthcare industry has been plagued by cybersecurity issues for decades, as hospitals and other care facilities typically lack the time and funding to keep digital devices totally up-to-date. Still, most organizations conform to compliance laws about information security, so few healthcare institutions were overly concerned about existing cyberthreats. However, the WannaCry ransomware crisis that

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Belgian-American Start-up Byteflies Develops Wearable Technology for UCB Collaboration Project

Media Contact: Hans Danneels Byteflies +1 510 287 6314 hans.danneels@byteflies.com http://www.byteflies.com Twitter: @byteflies Highly specialized Byteflies wearables used in UCB monitoring project for epileptic seizures To accelerate growth, Byteflies closes first investment round of $600,000 San Francisco, Calif., August 16, 2017 – Byteflies, the Belgian-American start-up company, and aspirational leader in wearable health solutions, is

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How to Advance Your Career as a Nurse

Nursing has made many advances as it relates to education and training. In their training, nurses are required to complete numerous practicum hours in clinics or hospitals they are assigned to in addition to the hours spent learning about, and studying, every aspect of the human body. Nurses today command a respectable salary because unlike

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Top Medical Devices for Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a serious condition, which can have a negative impact on the overall quality of life. The chronic inflammation causes discomfort, pain and stiffness; because of the symptoms experienced, the patient will avoid movement altogether, which in turn will reinforce the pain. This vicious cycle can be easily broken with the help of

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