Tag Archives: Medical

HSCC releases medical device, health IT cybersecurity plan

A private-public coalition of healthcare stakeholders has issued a consensus-based guide for developing, deploying, and supporting cyber-secure medical devices and health IT across their product lifecycles. The Joint Security Plan, developed by the Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council, is a voluntary framework meant to improve industry-wide cybersecurity and information sharing. Kevin McDonald “The… Read More »

Medical News Today: How gum disease could lead to Alzheimer's

In a new study, researchers have found that a bacterium largely responsible for gum disease also contributes to the development of Alzheimer’s disease. A bacterium involved in gum disease boosts Alzheimer’s toxicity. According to data from the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, 8.52 percent of adults between 20 and 64 years of age… Read More »