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MA health network to pay $70,000 after failing to provide medical records

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights announced this week that five providers had agreed to pay settlements for potential violations of the HIPAA Privacy Rule’s right of access provision. Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services’ settlement was the largest of the group, with the Massachusetts-based network of mental health… Read More »

Stanford Medicine trial to test favipiravir for treating COVID-19 outpatients – Stanford Medical Center Report

Email Tweet Stanford Medicine trial to test favipiravir for treating COVID-19 outpatients Researchers want to determine whether favipiravir, an oral drug, is effective in reducing the severity of symptoms and shortening the duration of COVID-19. Jun 30 2020 Aruna Subramanian is investigating an antiviral drug, favipiravir, to see if it reduces symptoms and viral shedding… Read More »

Medical News Today: Older adults who drink tea are less likely to be depressed

Previous research has suggested that there is a link between depression and tea drinking. Now, a new study is investigating this relationship further. Depression is common among older adults, with 7% of those over the age of 60 years reporting “major depressive disorder.” Accordingly, research is underway to identify possible causes, which include genetic predisposition,… Read More »

Medical News Today: Heart health: Are women getting incorrect treatment?

Recent research suggests that ignoring sex-specific risk factors of heart disease has resulted in women having a higher risk of dying from heart failure than men. Share on PinterestDifferences between men and women may mean that the latter do not receive the right treatment for heart conditions. A review published in Nature Medicine reveals an… Read More »