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Virtual visits led to uptick in overall visits at Massachusetts ACO, study shows

Dive Brief: An accountable care organization’s use of virtual healthcare led to 33% fewer in-person visits, but increased overall visits by 80%, according to a new study in Health Affairs. It also shed light on the potential for virtual visit programs to increase disparities in access to care. Researchers reviewed data on 1,431 patients who… Read More »

A study describes the dynamics of chromatin during organ and tissue regeneration

Recerca Researchers from the Department of Genetics, Microbiology and Statistics and the Institute of Biomedicine of the University of Barcelona (UB), in collaboration with the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), have described thw genes and regulatory elements of their expression that are required during the process of tissue and organ regeneration. The study, which has… Read More »

Study finds probiotics not effective in treating children with viral intestinal infections

A quick Google search for ‘probiotics’ reveals several websites suggesting the benefits of probiotics for gut health and their efficacy in treating common stomach bugs. However, the published literature on probiotics suggests a much different story. Researchers from The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and other paediatric hospitals across Canada worked with lead researchers at… Read More »