May 16, 2021

Lonnie Listonsmith

Experienced Health Expert

Day: April 14, 2021

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Microsoft’s move to pay $19.7 billion in cash for Nuance Communications is a bet that it can be a digital healthcare operating system that pulls its cloud portfolio into an industry being transformed.

The deal for Nuance comes as the enterprise and healthcare artificial intelligence company is just hitting its stride. Not only does Microsoft’s purchase of Nuance make more sense than rumored talks for TikTok, Pinterest, and Discord, but the two companies are already partners and can drive revenue across the healthcare industry and enterprises.

Nuance’s technology uses voice recognition, AI, and natural language processing to streamline healthcare processes.

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This article was originally published here

Biomed Pharmacother. 2021 Apr 10;139:111561. doi: 10.1016/j.biopha.2021.111561. Online ahead of print.


Heparin is the earliest and most widely used anticoagulant and antithrombotic drug that is still used in a variety of clinical indications. Since it was discovered in 1916, after more than a century of repeated exploration, heparin has not been replaced by other drugs, but a great progress has been made in its basic research and clinical application. Besides anticoagulant and antithrombotic effects, heparin also has antitumor, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and other pharmacological activities. It is widely used clinically in cardiovascular and cerebrovascular

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White mulberry is a plant that has long been used in natural medicine to treat various ailments (1).

In addition to its impressive nutrient content, some studies have found that white mulberry may be associated with several health benefits.

In fact, research suggests that it may help block cancer cell growth and lower your blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

This article takes a closer look at the potential benefits, downsides, and uses of white mulberry.

White mulberry, which is known scientifically as Morus alba, is a type of tree native to certain parts of China and India

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States began halting use of Johnson & Johnson’s one-shot vaccine Tuesday after federal health officials recommended a pause “out of an abundance of caution” because of rare but dangerous blood clots.

California, New York, Ohio, Illinois, Pennsylvania and Florida were among more than a dozen states to almost immediately follow the guidance from the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

Jeff Zients, White House COVID-19 response coordinator, said the pause would have little impact on vaccine availability. The U.S will have enough Pfizer and Moderna vaccines for 300 million Americans by end of July, he

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Microsoft Corp.’s $16 billion deal for Nuance Communications Inc. is the latest sign that the next battleground for technology giants will be in healthcare, an industry whose need to embrace data and software was underscored by the pandemic.

The acquisition will help Microsoft tap into Nuance’s big business selling its software to healthcare systems, according to analysts and healthcare executives. Speech-recognition software like that developed by Nuance is emerging as an important new opportunity in medicine as doctors seek to speed up documentation of patient work with dictation rather than getting bogged down taking notes, executives said.

“This coming together

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If you’re getting sick of doing the same workouts over and over, there’s a chance for you to try something new here in Cedar Rapids this summer!

Yesterday, I was scrolling through Facebook and I came across an advertisement for Pure Barre. Pure Barre is a fitness studio with locations all across the country, including Midwest states like Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Missouri. There are actually two locations here in Iowa already, one in Ankeny and one in West Des Moines, but a third one is on the way and it’s right here in Eastern Iowa!

The Pure Barre

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