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Medical News Today: The power of electromagnetic energy on breast cancer cells

Cancer’s ability to spread throughout the body can turn a curable case into an aggressive and sometimes fatal one. A team of engineers and cancer biologists may have found a way to slow down, and even stop, the migration of breast cancer cells. Electromagnetic fields may stop breast cancer cells from dividing and spreading. Cancer,… Read More »

Surprise medical bills in ER and inpatient settings are soaring, JAMA finds

The frequency of surprise medical bills in emergency department and inpatient care situations is surging, while the cost of these bills is nearly double in some scenarios, according to a study published Monday in JAMA. ED visits that resulted in a surprise bill leapt from 32.3% to 42.8% in 2016, and for inpatient admissions the… Read More »

These health-tech veterans want to avert the next Theranos disaster with ‘medical diligence’

Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord of MDisrupt Ruby Gadelrab and Jill Hagenkord Before Theranos raised hundreds of millions of dollars, forged a partnership with Walgreens and started using its flawed blood-testing technology with patients, a thorough due diligence process might have raised red flags about the company’s methods and practices. Two industry executives — Ruby… Read More »