Vitamin D supplementation may help relieve depressive symptoms in adults

A new study has investigated the effects of vitamin D supplementation on depression. Researchers found that vitamin D supplements have a small to moderate effect on depressive symptoms in adults. The results indicate that more research is needed to investigate the effects of combining vitamin D with standard treatments for depression. According to World Health … Read more

Ventura County Organized Health System, Three Medical Providers Agree to Pay $70.7 Million to Settle False Claims Allegations

VENTURA COUNTY, Calif. – The Ventura County Organized Health System and three medical providers have agreed to pay a total of $70.7 million to settle allegations that they submitted false statements to Medi-Cal regarding expansion of Medicaid for adults, the US Department of Justice announced Thursday. Medi-Cal Managed Care Commission of Ventura County, doing business … Read more

As ChristianaCare Agreement Dissolves, Crozer Health Plans to Transition to Nonprofit Status

A purchase agreement that would have brought struggling Crozer Health hospitals in Delaware County into the ChristianaCare fold will not go forward, the organizations announced Thursday. Crozer Health, now owned by for-profit Prospect Medical Holdings, will instead seek another path to return to non-profit status. In February, the Delaware-based hospital system signed a letter of … Read more

Mutual funds increase their holdings in financial services and reduce exposure to IT

NEW DELHI : Mutual fund managers increased their holdings in financials, industrials and consumer discretionary stocks, sectors that are most likely to benefit from the recovery in economic activity and consumer demand in India , according to July data. However, they reduced their exposure to information technology services and energy companies in July amid fears … Read more

Reduced oxygenation to brain tissue, putting older people with multiple health conditions at risk of fainting and falling

Researchers from the Mercer Institute for Successful Aging (MISA) and the Department of Medical Physics at St James’s Hospital and Trinity College Dublin have found that brain tissue oxygenation is lower in frail older people with multiple health problems (multi-morbidity), which puts them at risk. fainting and falling. Cerebral oxygenation – the measurement of oxygen … Read more

86 Manatt lawyers named in Best Lawyers 2023 guide

Eighty-six Manatt lawyers have been named to the 2023 edition of Best Lawyers in America, which annually recognizes the nation’s top lawyers based on a national peer-review survey. Five attorneys were also named Lawyers of the Year by Best Lawyers: Christine Reilly (Advertising Law), Donald Meaders (Employee Benefits Law (ERISA)) and George … Read more

New students get a preview of the year ahead at the Health Professions College

Enlarge image Hundreds of new students to the Health Professions College listen to one of many presentations on August 15 during the New Student Welcome Program. August 18, 2022 | To learn at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), students must first learn about the university and their programs, and that’s what hundreds … Read more

Startup digs into public records with GPU-driven machine learning to offer alternative financial data services

When Rachel Carpenter and Joseph French founded Intrinio ten years ago, the fintech revolution was just beginning. But they saw an opportunity to apply machine learning to large amounts of financial documents to create an alternative data provider among the giants. The St. Petersburg, Florida-based startup provides financial data to hedge funds, proprietary trading stores, … Read more