Tag Archives: Medical

New Jersey slams Best Medical Transcription with $200K fine for 2016 breach

Best Medical Transcription settled with the New Jersey Attorney General for $ 200,000 for its role in the breach of 1,654 Virtua Medical Group patients in January 2016. As part of the settlement, the owner of Best Medical Transcription also is barred from ever owning or managing a business within the state again. WHAT HAPPENED… Read More »

Medical News Today: Major depression: Existing drug reduces symptoms by 45 percent

For the first time in decades, researchers have identifed a new medication that can successfully treat major depression. An existing oral drug may relieve major depression. Depression affects about 300 million people across the globe, making the condition the “leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide,” according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In… Read More »

Medical News Today: Can fermented dairy shield you against heart disease?

Many experts have debated the effect of dairy on cardiovascular health. A recent study in Finland has shown that consuming a particular type of dairy, namely fermented dairy, may actually have a protective effect against heart disease. How does fermented dairy, in particular, affect heart health? Coronary heart disease (CHD) is a condition in which… Read More »