Tag Archives: Health

Localized Prostate Cancer Therapy: Interview with Shyam Natarajan, CEO of Avenda Health

Avenda Health, a medtech company based in Santa Monica, California has developed the Focal Therapy System. It provides AI-powered prostate cancer therapy with the aim of treating only tumorous tissues, while reducing side-effects compared with conventional therapies. The system recently received FDA breakthrough designation.   At present, there are limited treatment options for men with… Read More »

Pandemic boosts increase in students seeking public health degrees

TUCSON, Ariz. — During the pandemic, schools across the country have seen a sudden spike in interest for public health degrees, specifically epidemiology. Whether Dr. Anthony Fauci inspired them or whether people just want to give back, people are quickly signing up to learn more about diseases and how they spread.  Emory’s School of Nursing in… Read More »

How unjust police killings damage the mental health of Black Americans

Since the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, many African Americans have reported feeling overwhelmed at times by the trauma, anguish, and outrage stirred up by Floyd’s death, as well as other incidents of police violence against Black victims. The disturbing frequency of these events, and the relentless news coverage of… Read More »