Tag Archives: Medical

Medical News Today: What to know about cold-induced asthma

Asthma causes airway inflammation and difficulty breathing. Several factors, including exercise and cold weather, can trigger asthma symptoms. Inhaling cold, dry air can cause the airways to tighten, making it harder to breathe. Several treatments and preventive measures can help minimize the effects of cold air on a person with asthma. This article describes why… Read More »

Foods with similar nutrition content affect the gut differently – Medical News Today

Foods with similar nutrition labels can have very different effects on gut microbiomes, research finds. Foods that have similar nutritional information on their labels can affect the gut microbiome of different people in different ways. A recent study, the results of which feature in the journal Cell Host & Microbe, looked at participants’ diets and… Read More »

Acquisitions, partnerships with academic medical centers an emerging workforce trend

Statistics have been trickling in for years now that indicate a worsening shortage of physicians, nurses and skilled labor in healthcare, and health systems are responding. Some are beginning to consider acquisitions of academic medical centers as one way to address the talent shortage. Acquiring an academic medical center isn’t an inherently new concept for… Read More »