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Coffee Could Offer Protection Against Alzheimer’s Disease

The interaction of a component of coffee with the caffeine increases blood levels of a crucial growth factor which appears to protect against the process of Alzheimer’s disease. Making use of mice bred for developing Alzheimer’s like symptoms, researchers provide evidence that caffeinated coffee protects against the disease which isn’t possible with other beverages that… Read More »

What happens when doctors discriminate against patients?

Physicians have a long history of discriminating against patients, and racial discrimination only scratches the surface of current problems facing patients who seek access to care. The Tuskegee Syphilis trials demonstrated how the medical community exploited and compromised the trust of African American patients. Recent research indicates that out of a study of 222 residents… Read More »

How to improve defenses against health data security threats

Healthcare institutions are trusted with our most valuable information. Within their networks they store highly sensitive data such as medical records, treatment plans, financial records, contact information and more. This data is essential for healthcare providers to effectively communicate with patients and provide the best care possible. However, having this information is also what makes… Read More »