Seek Jobs For Me » Health https://seekjobsfor.me We seek jobs for you, find your perfect job here Thu, 29 May 2014 16:48:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v= Middle-aged drinking ‘impairs memory’ https://seekjobsfor.me/middle-aged-drinking-impairs-memory/ https://seekjobsfor.me/middle-aged-drinking-impairs-memory/#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:15:25 +0000 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-28546656 Problem drinking in middle age doubles the risk of memory loss in later life, research suggests.

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Saving lives on the Ebola front line https://seekjobsfor.me/saving-lives-on-the-ebola-front-line/ https://seekjobsfor.me/saving-lives-on-the-ebola-front-line/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:16:58 +0000 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-28544605 Life on the Ebola front line

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More than five-a-day ‘no effect’ https://seekjobsfor.me/more-than-five-a-day-no-effect/ https://seekjobsfor.me/more-than-five-a-day-no-effect/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 23:05:24 +0000 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-28542030 New research backs the five-a-day target for fruit and vegetables, but suggests eating more may have no added benefits.

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Child malaria vaccine ‘milestone’ https://seekjobsfor.me/child-malaria-vaccine-milestone/ https://seekjobsfor.me/child-malaria-vaccine-milestone/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:06:41 +0000 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-28541939 Scientists say the world’s first malaria vaccine provides children with continuing protection against the disease and may be in use by 2015.

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Kurbo Health Raises $5.8 Million To Fight Childhood Obesity Via An App, Live Now On iOS https://seekjobsfor.me/kurbo-health-raises-5-8-million-to-fight-childhood-obesity-via-an-app-live-now-on-ios/ https://seekjobsfor.me/kurbo-health-raises-5-8-million-to-fight-childhood-obesity-via-an-app-live-now-on-ios/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:30:46 +0000 http://techcrunch.com/?p=1035968  Kurbo Health, a mobile subscription service focused on fighting childhood obesity through the use of simple food diaries and live coaching, is today opening its doors to all families who want to sign up and try its weight loss program, initially available as an iOS application. The company also just closed on $5.8 million in Series A funding from Signia Venture Partners, Data Collective,… Read More]]> kurbo-health4 Kurbo Health, a mobile subscription service focused on fighting childhood obesity through the use of simple food diaries and liveĀ coaching, is today opening its doors to all families who want to sign up and try its weight loss program, initially available as an iOS application. The company also just closed on $5.8 million in Series A funding from Signia Venture Partners, Data Collective,… Read More

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Migraine Buddy Helps Patients And Doctors Work Together For Better Treatment https://seekjobsfor.me/migraine-buddy-helps-patients-and-doctors-work-together-for-better-treatment/ https://seekjobsfor.me/migraine-buddy-helps-patients-and-doctors-work-together-for-better-treatment/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:15:03 +0000 http://techcrunch.com/?p=1036274  Migraines aren’t just awful headaches. They are a neurological condition that often come with cluster of syndromes before and after pain starts. These are called prodromes, which can warn some sufferers when a headache is coming, and postdromes, or “migraine hangovers” that can leave patients feeling exhausted. Read More]]> Photo by Flicker user r. nial bradshaw Migraines aren’t just awful headaches. They are a neurological condition that often come with cluster of syndromes before and after pain starts. These are called prodromes, which can warn some sufferers when a headache is coming, and postdromes, or “migraine hangovers” that can leave patients feeling exhausted. Read More

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‘Brain hub predicts negative events’ https://seekjobsfor.me/brain-hub-predicts-negative-events/ https://seekjobsfor.me/brain-hub-predicts-negative-events/#comments Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:40:42 +0000 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-28525974 Scientists have identified a part of the brain that may help us predict when things are about to go wrong and could play a part in depression.

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Liberia shuts borders to curb Ebola https://seekjobsfor.me/liberia-shuts-borders-to-curb-ebola/ https://seekjobsfor.me/liberia-shuts-borders-to-curb-ebola/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:40:50 +0000 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-28522824 Most border crossings in Liberia are closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to stop the virus spreading.

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Fist bumps ‘cleaner than handshakes’ https://seekjobsfor.me/fist-bumps-cleaner-than-handshakes/ https://seekjobsfor.me/fist-bumps-cleaner-than-handshakes/#comments Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:00:49 +0000 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-28481957 Scientists at Aberystwyth University in Wales have shown that more bacteria are transferred by shaking hands, than by fist-bumping or high-fiving.

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Sierra Leone Ebola escapee dies https://seekjobsfor.me/sierra-leone-ebola-escapee-dies/ https://seekjobsfor.me/sierra-leone-ebola-escapee-dies/#comments Sun, 27 Jul 2014 02:39:43 +0000 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-28505061 A Sierra Leone woman who fled hospital after testing positive for the Ebola virus has died after turning herself in, health officials tell the BBC.

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Sun ‘can harm sight as well as skin’ https://seekjobsfor.me/sun-can-harm-sight-as-well-as-skin/ https://seekjobsfor.me/sun-can-harm-sight-as-well-as-skin/#comments Sat, 26 Jul 2014 23:51:43 +0000 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-28452943 How the sun can damage sight as well as skin

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Startups Are Finally Hacking Healthcare https://seekjobsfor.me/startups-are-finally-hacking-healthcare/ https://seekjobsfor.me/startups-are-finally-hacking-healthcare/#comments Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:00:27 +0000 http://techcrunch.com/?p=1034080  New companies are going around the traditional “front door” of FDA approval, insurers and healthcare institutions by launching ‘Healthcare 2.0’ companies that target consumers and self-insured employers, upending the health sector through the use of innovative digital and social technologies. At a recent forum we hosted for founders and leading industry execs playing… Read More]]> shutterstock_53958034 New companies are going around the traditional “front door” of FDA approval, insurers and healthcare institutions by launching ‘Healthcare 2.0’ companies that target consumers and self-insured employers, upending the health sector through the use of innovative digital and social technologies. At a recent forum we hosted for founders and leading industry execs playing… Read More

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Nigeria ‘on red alert’ over Ebola https://seekjobsfor.me/nigeria-on-red-alert-over-ebola/ https://seekjobsfor.me/nigeria-on-red-alert-over-ebola/#comments Sat, 26 Jul 2014 10:27:16 +0000 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-28498665 Entries into Nigeria are placed on red alert after the authorities confirm the first death from the Ebola virus in the commercial capital Lagos.

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S Leone hunts seized Ebola patient https://seekjobsfor.me/s-leone-hunts-seized-ebola-patient/ https://seekjobsfor.me/s-leone-hunts-seized-ebola-patient/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:04:22 +0000 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-28485041 A hunt is launched in Sierra Leone’s capital for a woman with Ebola who was forcibly removed from hospital, as Nigeria registers its first case.

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AUDIO: Shift work ‘increases diabetes risk’ https://seekjobsfor.me/audio-shift-work-increases-diabetes-risk/ https://seekjobsfor.me/audio-shift-work-increases-diabetes-risk/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:33:08 +0000 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-28481897 IOSH’s Jane White and London Business School’s Lynda Gratton discuss new research suggesting Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who work shifts.

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