Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
10 September, 2019

This week: Getting ready for the ‘patient of the future’ - How non-physician care may reduce heart disease and stroke risk - The limits of AI in healthcare - and more.

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High blood pressure linked to cognitive decline

There exists a link between high blood pressure and cognitive decline, and treating high blood pressure may slow the process, according to a preliminary study. -


Non-physician care reduces heart disease and stroke risk

Care led by non-physician health workers, with support from family and free medications, more than doubled control of hypertension and significantly reduced risk of heart disease and stroke compared to usual care, a study published in The Lancet shows. -

Getting ready for the ‘patient of the future’

Given the speed of development in today’s fast-moving world, where technologies, modes of communication and social orthodoxies are constantly evolving, it can be hard to keep pace. -


The limits of AI in healthcare

Artificial intelligence has largely dominated conversations about the future of healthcare. From improving diagnoses to analyzing EHR data, AI is often touted as the cure for many of healthcare’s technological woes. But there are currently huge barriers to that future. -


How a small Queensland pool is leading the way in supporting people with dementia

 A public pool is at the centre of a push to make a Queensland town on the Sunshine Coast dementia-friendly. -


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