2018 Newsletters

 

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January 15, 2018
Why Parkinson’s Disease is so Hard to Diagnose and Treat
Introduction:
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a degenerative disorder (neurons are impaired or die) of the central nervous system that belongs to a group of conditions called movement disorders.  It is both chronic and progressive where symptoms grow worse over time. As nerve cells (neurons) in parts of the brain become impaired or die, people may experience problems with:   Read more
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February 15, 2018
 Eliminating the Stereotypes of the Elderly
 Whether we know it or not or even want to admit it, we all have stereotypes of all types such as gender, race, age, appearances, intelligence etc.  Unfortunately, most stereotypes are negative and they are in both our conscious and unconscious mind.  Our conscious mind is termed “reflective” and our unconscious is termed “automatic” for the very reason that our stereotypes is automatic and we are not aware that it is happening; sometimes it’s that “gut feeling” that you have.  Read more
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 March 15, 2018
 Highlights from the Healthcare IoT Conference – February 13-14, 2018
 Today’s digital evolution has spurred a enormous amount of web-enabled products and services including the Cloud, smart and connected devices to help deliver better healthcare.  However, along with these advance technologies there are equally concerned about the challenges in privacy, cybersecurity, data interoperability, and patient engagement, and product adoption for all stakeholders that come along with it.  Read more
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April 15, 2018
The Top Eight Traits an Entrepreneur Needs to Be Successful
Boston is a great town for entrepreneurs who want to start their own company.  Boston or greater Boston, has an ecosystem that encourages and helps entrepreneurs especially first time entrepreneurs with the resources including mentors and advisors, tools, and exposure in getting the attention of investors.  Read more
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May 15, 2018
Drugs and Products to Watch in 2018
Scientists understanding of diseases have advanced tremendously in the past two decades due to the advancement of technology.  The list of drugs and products to watch in 2018 would be an extensive list as there are numerous diseases that have either no treatment or the fact that not all patients will respond to one medication.  Read more
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