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Setting Goals to be More Active Slows Memory Decline in Older African Americans

Older African Americans with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who got help setting goals to be more socially, physically, or cognitively active had slower memory decline than those who did not receive such help, concludes an NIA-funded study published Sept. 10 in JAMA Neurology. The results point to a possible way to reduce dementia risk in… Read More »

AHA argues nonprofit hospitals more than make up for lost tax revenue

Dive Brief: Federal tax revenue foregone in 2016 because of the tax-exempt status of nonprofit hospitals totaled $ 9 billion, but those hospitals spent more than 10 times that amount in providing community benefits, according to the American Hospital Association. In a report released Wednesday, AHA said nonprofit hospitals spent nearly $ 44 billion in… Read More »

UK: More Than Half a Million Children Missed Measles Vaccine Between 2010–2017

Children in UK. Representational image. (Photo Credits: Getty Images) London, April 25: More than half a million children in the UK were not given a crucial measles jab between 2010 and 2017, an analysis by children’s charity the Unicef reveals. Health experts say children should have two doses of the vaccine to fully protect against… Read More »

China finds more cases of African swine fever on Hainan island

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has detected new cases of African swine fever in six farms across four locations in Hainan province, the agriculture ministry said on Sunday, adding to two earlier cases of the contagious disease identified in the province on Friday. The disease, which is fatal to pigs but harmless in humans, has spread… Read More »

Artificial Intelligence in healthcare projected to be worth more than $27 billion by 2025

Globally, artificial intelligence in healthcare is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 43.5 percent from 2018 to reach $ 27.6 billion by 2025, finds ResearchandMarkets.com. The high growth of the artificial intelligence market in healthcare is attributed to factors such as rising funding in AI, the growing demand of precision medicine,… Read More »