VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »

Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.” Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition,… Read More »

How can type 1 diabetics gain weight

Yes, you read the title correctly—there are people with diabetes that are actually trying to gain weight. These people are underweight and need to put on a few pounds without creating extremely high blood sugar levels. Uncontrolled hyperglycemia, which is typical with undiagnosed type 1 diabetes or misdiagnosed type 2, can lead to weight loss… Read More »

Wound-healing patch of blue-green algae mends skin quickly

By Alice Klein Adding blue-green algae to a skin patch helps wounds heal fasterChoja/Getty Images A skin patch made of living blue-green algae speeds up wound healing in mice, and may help to treat chronic wounds in people with diabetes. About a quarter of people with diabetes develop chronic wounds because they have poor circulation… Read More »

What are hylo eye drops

Folgen Sie uns Kooperationspartner. The drops have a highly viscous consistency and are therefore ideal for the special needs of severe and chronic eye symptoms. In addition, they are outstandingly well-suited to supporting the healing of eyes following an operation. In these cases, they can be prescribed by the doctor and the costs can be… Read More »