Health Care

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SmartBrief publishes more than 40 e-newsletters in health care, serving medical professionals such as family physicians, specialists and nurses, and exploring diverse topics such as medical devices, pharmaceuticals, insurance and health IT.

Hawaiian company developing device to improve comfort of prostheses


  • American City Business Journals

The National Science Foundation awarded Hawaiian startup Koa Technologies $215,000 to develop a product to improve the interface between a prosthesis and the residual limb. The device uses suction-bas… Read More

Study finds exercise may help chemotherapy shrink tumors


  • Medical News Today

A University of Pennsylvania study using mice suggested chemotherapy plus exercise may help shrink melanoma tumors better than chemo alone. The original aim of the study was to see if exercise helped … Read More