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PTSD in healthcare workers during pandemic could be exacerbated by past trauma

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The FINANCIAL — While some of the high rates of post-traumatic stress (PTSD) seen in healthcare workers during the pandemic are specifically COVID-19-related, a more significant number of cases were linked to trauma that occurred earlier in their lives, researchers at the University of Oxford have found.…

7 Ways You Could be Using Technology to Make Learning Easier

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Technology has ushered in a new era, where things have been made easier, faster, and more efficient. We’ve seen technological revolutions in manufacturing, healthcare, transport, business, and many other sectors. Now tech is finding more uses in education, too, and is proving to be beneficial to educators as well as learners.…

Digirad Corporation sells DMS Health for $18.75 mln

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The FINANCIAL — Digirad Corporation (Nasdaq: DRAD; DRADP) (“Digirad” or the “Company”), a diversified holding company (“HoldCo”) with three divisions: Healthcare, Building & Construction, and Real Estate & Investments, announced today it has entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement (the “Agreement”) to sell its DMS Health Technologies, Inc. (“DMS Health”) business unit. The purchase price under the Agreement…

IFC-led online health summit aims to strengthen East Africa’s healthcare sector

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The FINANCIAL — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is bringing together more than 50 global health-tech innovators along with leading East African healthcare providers to forge partnerships to help address Africa’s healthcare challenges by mobilizing new technologies and systems in the region. The TechEmerge Health East Africa Innovation Summit is taking place…

53% of EU citizens sought health information online

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The FINANCIAL -- In the last three months prior to the 2019 survey on the use of ICT in households and by individuals, one in two EU citizens (53%) aged 16-74 reported that they sought online health information related to injury, disease, nutrition, improving health or similar. This was two percentage points (pp) higher than…