Category Archives: Advertising & Marketing

Health Privacy and Our Ambivalent Tech-Embrace – Lessons for Digital Health Innovators

A new look into Americans’ views on health privacy from Morning Consult provides a current snapshot on citizens’ concerned embrace of technology — worried pragmatism, let’s call it. This ambivalence will flavor how health citizens will adopt and adapt to the growing digitization of health care, and challenge the healthcare ecosystem’s assumption that patients and… Read More »

Postpartum psychosis: a diagnosis for the DSMV

In a recent article, Margaret Spinelli, MD describes a proposal to the DSM-V committee of the American Psychiatric Association in 2020 arguing for the inclusion of postpartum psychosis as a unique diagnosis based on the cognitive disorganization that accompanies postpartum psychotic symptoms. The article clearly lays out the rationale for the inclusion of postpartum psychosis… Read More »

Pfizer asks US to allow vaccine shots for children ages 5 to 11

Loading the player… Pfizer asked the U.S. government Thursday to allow use of its COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 5 to 11 in what would be a major expansion that could combat an alarming rise in serious infections in youngsters and help schools stay open. If regulators give the go-ahead, reduced-dose kids’ shots could begin… Read More »

EvoWalk Digital Therapy Platform: Interview with Pierluigi Mantovani, CEO at Evolution Devices

Evolution Devices, a company based in California, created a functional electrical stimulation device to assist people with foot drop to walk more freely. Foot drop is caused by muscle weakness/paralysis, and those affected struggle to lift the front part of their foot, which makes walking difficult and can lead to falls. The product is called… Read More »

Behind the global appeal of ‘Squid Game,’ a country’s economic unease

Koo Yong-hyun, a 35-year-old office worker in Seoul, has never had to face down masked homicidal guards or competitors out to slit his throat like the characters in the show do. But Koo, who binge-watched “Squid Game” in a single night, said he empathised with the characters and their struggle to survive in the country’s… Read More »

COVID booster shots and additional doses: what we currently know

While over 50% of Americans are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, a COVID booster shot may be available in the near future. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than half of the U.S. population is now vaccinated against COVID-19. Approximately 178 million Americans are fully vaccinated, and more than 209 million… Read More »