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‘Medicare for All’ likely to keep private payers, but erode margins: Moody’s

As 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls tout healthcare reform plans from beefing up the Affordable Care Act to “Medicare for All,” Moody’s, Harvard Medical School and others are weighing in on the cost and likely disruption to the health sector. Their conclusion: Medicare for All could prove a significant threat to traditional insurers, but building on… Read More »

Gold is pretty, but it is not an investment

I often hear people talking about their “investment” in gold. Then there are those who have a “diversified portfolio,” and gold is one of their forms of diversification. I’ve encountered people who have $ 60,000 worth of gold bars in their home safe, in case of a major financial crisis. We all see the celebrities… Read More »

Man’s body brews its own beer after yeast take over his gut microbiome

By Alice Klein In rare cases, someone’s gut can make its own alcohol from carbohydratesJack Andersen/Getty Images A man in the US has started producing beer in his gut after it accidentally became colonised by high levels of brewer’s yeast. The normally healthy 46-year-old began to experience mental fogginess, dizziness and memory loss in 2011… Read More »

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PODIATRY

Podiatry is the area of medicine that concentrates on the foot, ankle, and lower limb. It encapsulates the treatment of injury, birth defects, as well as the prevention and management of disease. The seriousness of the conditions and diseases varies but is likely to include improving gait, treating diabetes or treatment of ingrown toenails. More…… Read More »

Triple-Target Hepatitis B Vaccine May Be More Effective

An experimental vaccine that contains three different hepatitis B virus (HBV) proteins may offer more protection—especially for older adults and people with a weaker immune system—than existing vaccines, according to study results presented at the recent IDWeek 2019 conference in Washington, DC. Hepatitis B vaccination has led to a dramatic drop in new infections worldwide—a… Read More »