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Further investment needed to defend NHS against growing cyber threats, researchers warn

With facilities around the world turning to technology in the hope of easing increasing pressures, healthcare is becoming a prime target for hackers. Only last month, four hospitals in Romania were hit by cyberattacks, with the ransomware believed by experts to have spread through emails with infected attachments disguised as invoices and plane tickets, creating… Read More »

Judge rules against CVS/Aetna in allowing witness testimony over merger agreement

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon has ruled against CVS Health’s motion to exclude, and the federal government’s motion to limit, the scope of witness testimony in the the antitrust hearing of the $ 69 billion merger between CVS Health and Aetna. Judge Leon sided with the American Medical Association’s request to allow the testimony of… Read More »

Protein protects against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Researchers propose a possible therapeutic target to treat fatty liver, a disease for which there is currently no treatment. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease describes several liver dysfunctions of varying severity, characterised by the accumulation of fat in hepatic cells and not caused by high alcohol consumption. This disease, one of the most common in developed… Read More »