NEW YORK and ENCINO, Calif., Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- healtheo360®, a web portal for people living with chronic health conditions, and Vital Options International, a cancer communication, education and advocacy organization, today announced the launch of the Cancer Collaborative, a global information network providing live treatment news, policy updates, and support services to patients and caregivers via healtheo360's Internet, social media and broadcast channels.
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The Center for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a report indicating that eight million US women have not been tested for cervical cancer in the last 5 years. Screenings and vaccinations are a key component of cervical cancer and HPV prevention, and it is estimated that in 50% of cervical cancer cases the patient did not have regular screenings.
New research shows hope in treating and diagnosing Parkinson’s disease using software and existing smartphone technology. This was presented at the British Science Festival this year in the UK. The technology uses a smartphone to measure and record symptoms and raises hope for treating and diagnosing Parkinson's disease.
Smartphones Bring Hope in Treating Parkinson's Disease
This Research was presented at the British Science festival by researchers at Aston University, UK. Essentially, the device works as a ‘pocket doctor’ to provide supplemental data that a doctor can use in addition to existing screening methods to make a diagnosis or prescribe medication.