Category Archives: Healthcare

02Mar/21

Womanizer’s clinical study shows masturbation helps against period pain

Half of the world’s population[1] get their periods each month and most of them struggle with different painful side effects. Although these symptoms are common, they are hardly researched – like so many topics around women’s health. The so-called Gender Health Gap[2] describes this gap and shows that women have historically been neglected in medicine and research. Continue reading

08Feb/21

Elsevier provides COVID-19 online learning for nurses in California

– Nursing is currently the largest health profession in the state with more than 500,000 registered nurses

– Online learning program from Elsevier will enhance the clinical skills of non-ICU nurses who are stepping in to provide support and care for COVID patients Continue reading

01Feb/21

In Honor of American Heart Month, Lipton & The Singing Surgeons Release Cover Album “Put A Little Love in Your Heart”

The brand has teamed up with the viral singing duo, Dr. Elvis Francois and Dr. William Robinson, to record a heart-inspired cover album to encourage people to care for their heart health Continue reading

22Jan/21

Sky Medical Technology and Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust shortlisted for Bionow award for obstetrics blood clot prevention study

HIGH WYCOMBE, England, Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Sky Medical Technology (Sky) has been shortlisted for the Healthcare Project of the Year at the Bionow awards, for its work with Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Maternity Unit with the winning project due to be announced on the 4th February. Continue reading

11Jan/21

Empire State Building to Shine in a Red Heartbeat to Honor President-Elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Memorial

Music-to-Light Show Synced to Alicia Keys’ ‘Empire State of Mind’ Returns With Simulcast on iHeartMedia New York’s Z100 and the iHeartRadio App

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Empire State Building today announced its participation in President-Elect Biden’s plan to memorialize American lives lost from the COVID-19 pandemic with its iconic heartbeat lighting. For several months during New York City’s direst period, the Empire State Building’s heartbeat exhibited solidarity with and support for the millions of people affected by COVID-19, and specifically the emergency workers who addressed the first, great assault of the pandemic. Continue reading

14Dec/20

Elsevier acquires Shadow Health, a leading provider of best-in-class healthcare simulations

Elsevier, a global leader in research publishing and information analytics, and part of RELX, has acquired Shadow Health, a Florida-based developer of virtual simulations in nursing and healthcare education.

Shadow Health’s Digital Clinical Experiences train and prepare nurses and healthcare practitioners for clinical settings. Its cutting-edge simulations, powered by Shadow Health’s Conversation Engine, enable learners to practice and apply their clinical reasoning skills through life-like interactions with a diverse range of virtual patients. Engaging in conversation-based learning, students gain confidence by practicing the skills they need to care for patients in a safe and standardized environment. Read more

19Oct/20

Stryker launches industry’s first completely wireless hospital bed

Stryker, one of the world’s leading medical technology companies, today announced the global launch of the industry’s first and only completely wireless hospital bed, ProCuity™. This intelligent bed was designed to help reduce in-hospital patient falls at all acuity levels, improve nurse workflow efficiencies and safety, as well as help lower hospital costs. It is the only bed on the market today that can connect seamlessly to nurse call systems without the use of cables or wires.  Read more