Archive for May, 2014

May 29, 2014

Can the damaged brain repair itself?

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After a traumatic brain injury, it sometimes happens that the brain can repair itself, building new brain cells to replace damaged ones. But the repair doesn’t happen quickly enough to allow recovery from degenerative conditions like motor neuron disease (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease or ALS). Siddharthan Chandran walks through some new techniques using special stem cells that could allow the damaged brain to rebuild faster.

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May 29, 2014

Clinician, patient, and family social media pioneers in UK health

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May 29, 2014

What is Hubbub Health? Good considerations on factors influencing patients engagement

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“Hubbub is a technology-driven online playground and mobile wellness solution that uses social circles and gamification to motivate and engage people in healthy behaviors.” Several people have suggested I take a look at what Hubbub Health is doing…

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May 29, 2014

Electronic health record interest, upgrades both rising – Marlin Finance Media Room

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Electronic health record interest, upgrades both rising
Marlin Finance Media Room
In the past decade, modern medical technology has made leaps and bounds, but few aspects of the market have created as much change as electronic health records.

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May 29, 2014

Samsung launches a wearable wristband and cloud platform for tracking your health

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Samsung is making a big bet on digital health with a platform for sensor development and apps associated with human health. The platform includes a wristband dubbed the Simband, that links to a cloud service.

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May 27, 2014

Could digital patient communities be the launch pad for patient-centric trial design?

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The system of medical discovery does not revolve around patients as unique individuals with preferences, needs, and desires. Rather it revolves around scientific scrutiny, the needs of the sponsor, and the desires for regulatory approval. The patient is only a subject. Is it any wonder, then, that some patients have rejected the current medical paradigm and sought to find their own path?

See on www.trialsjournal.com

May 27, 2014

Les « smart pills », prochaine innovation digitale dans la pharmacie

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Imaginez une puce de la taille d’un grain de sable incorporée dans un comprimé et capable de communiquer en temps réel avec l’extérieur. Ces comprimés intelligents ou « smart pills » en anglais permettront à l’organisme du patient de collecter des données précieuses sur sa santé, notamment concernant son suivi thérapeutique.

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May 27, 2014

Interview with Lucien Engelen – mHealth

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Lucien Engelen (@lucienengelen) won the last Healthees as a European leading innovator in healthcare. He is the director of the Radboud REshape …

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May 27, 2014

Où en est l’e-santé dans les hôpitaux européens ?

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« Il est temps de passer à la vitesse supérieure ». Telle est la conclusion de Neelie Kroes, commissaire européenne en charge du numérique suite à une évaluation de l’e-santé pour les structures hospitalières des états membres.

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May 27, 2014

“Appli” de santé mobiles : quelle protection des données personnelles ?

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En 2017, un utilisateur de smartphone sur deux aura installé une application santé ou bien-être, soit 3,4 milliards de personnes dans le monde. La Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés (Cnil) réfléchit à la définition d’un label pour inciter les éditeurs d’applications mobiles d’e-santé à mieux informer les utilisateurs sur l’utilisation de leurs données personnelles.

Selon l’institut américain Research2guidance, le nombre d’applications mobiles de santé est passé de 17 000 en 2010 à 97 000 en 2012 et ce marché de la “m-santé” (santé mobile) pourrait atteindre 3,4 milliards d’utilisateurs

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