Tag Archives: Help

Could a Hormone Help Spur High Blood Pressure?

TUESDAY, May 26, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Many people with high blood pressure may have an unrecognized hormonal condition driving their numbers up, a new study suggests. The condition, called primary aldosteronism, arises when the adrenal glands overproduce the hormone aldosterone. That causes the body to retain sodium and lose potassium, spurring a spike in… Read More »

Castlight Health intros new to tool to help plan safe workplace reopenings

Castlight Health has launched a new technology designed to help employers develop safer workforce reentry strategies as the coronavirus pandemic continues.  WHY IT MATTERSWorking Well is designed as an end-to-end solution that helps employers of any size chart safe reopening strategies, according to Castlight Health. It can track population-level health, assessing symptoms and exposure risk,… Read More »

New standards will help advance medical device connectivity

Advancements in connectivity between medical devices are expected in the coming years, as industry experts are planning to roll out new standards they say will reshape technological interoperability. As medical technology has continued to advance, interoperability capabilities between devices such as ventilators and fusion pumps have lagged, according to Tobias Klotz, system architect for Drägerwerk… Read More »

‘Just Mercy’ campaign launches COVID-19 fund to help the incarcerated

April Grayson (Credit: April Grayson) The coronavirus has impacted many but the prison population has been one of the most marginalized populations in the wake of the pandemic. Prison advocate April Grayson knows firsthand how they are feeling as she was incarcerated for 17 years. In an interview with theGrio, Grayson explains how her advocacy… Read More »