Welcome to our Weekly Roundup, bringing you a compilation of articles we’ve come across recently to help you stay up to date on some of the latest healthcare news.
This week’s edition includes stories about wearable tech, shared decision-making and a bold effort to make major diseases a thing of the past.
Wearable tech shows mixed results for improving weight loss and overall health, emphasizing the need for more research to increase the effectiveness of fitness trackers.
Better healthcare collaboration can address how the communities in which people live influence the condition of their health and often determine life expectancy.
Increased discussion of risks and benefits and better shared decision-making between providers and patients is needed in an increasingly complex era of healthcare.
World Alzheimer’s Month brings awareness to the high financial, mental, physical and emotional cost of the disease on those suffering from it as well as their loved ones.
- Mark Zuckerberg and Dr. Priscilla Chan announce a $3 billion initiative to eradicate the world of major diseases by the end of the century through research, universal technology tools, virtual institutes and global collaboration.