Tag Archives: People

US criminal suspected of leaking data of 14,200 HIV positive people in Singapore

Confidential data of 14,200 people diagnosed with HIV, mostly foreigners, has been stolen and leaked online in Singapore, authorities said Monday, the second massive data breach in the city-state within months. An American convicted of numerous crimes is believed to have leaked the information after obtaining it from his partner, a Singaporean doctor with access… Read More »

Study Offers Hint of Hope for Staving Off Dementia in Some People

In dementia research, so many paths have led nowhere that any glimmer of optimism is noteworthy. So some experts are heralding the results of a large new study, which found that people with hypertension who received intensive treatment to lower their blood pressure were less likely than those receiving standard blood pressure treatment to develop… Read More »

Why hospitals' future will involve keeping people from showing up

The biggest challenge hospital operators face is how to keep people from showing up in the first place. That’s the perspective of healthcare experts who spoke on healthcare at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Smartphones, wearable devices, along with time-honored anti-smoking and nutrition approaches are key to keeping hospitals from providing excess, unnecessary… Read More »