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'Well-oiled machine': how Brexit disruption could hit medicine supplies  The Guardian

Pharmacists say minor delays at ports could have knock-on effects in lean supply chain.

Pharmacists warn of a 'surge' in shortage of common medicines  BBC News

Pharmacists say they are struggling to obtain many common medicines including painkillers and anti-depressants. This is leaving patients complaining of delays ...

‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough  The Guardian

Using genetically modified bugs to prolong life was 'fanciful' until recently, says scientist.

Dublin warns medicine supply threatened by no-deal Brexit  The Guardian

The Irish government has said the country's medicine supply will be threatened by a no-deal Brexit, with more than half of the 4,000 medicines marketed in ...

Seven days in medicine: 9-15 January 2019  The BMJ

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 17 January 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l207. Article; Related *content*; Metrics; Responses ...

News Daily: Medicines shortage, Prince Philip crash and Bercow peerage  BBC News

If you want to get this briefing by email, sign up here. 'Unconscious' stockpiling. Many common medicines are becoming hard to get hold of, leaving patients ...

Taking medicine for a cold? Be mindful of your heart  Medical Xpress

Flu has so far infected more than 6 million Americans this season, and winter colds are making their rounds. If you've been hit by either, you may be thinking ...

Innovation in development: disruptive advantages of experimental medicine  SciTech Europa

Dr Paul Peter Takexplains that while experimental medicine can boost innovation, it is not without challenges which need to be overcome.

Pharmacists say they are struggling to obtain many common medicines and paying 'vastly increased' prices  Wales Online

Pharmacists say medicine shortages are becoming an increasing problem in Wales, with some being forced to pay inflated prices to wholesalers to obtain stock ...

Unethical experiments' painful contributions to today's medicine  CNN

What makes some human experiments unethical, and what should we do with the ones that have contributed to current medicine?

Brexit: Medicine 'watch list' part of Ireland's no-deal plan  BBC News

Twenty-four medicines have been added to a "watch list" over supply in the Republic of Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit, Leo Varadkar has said. However ...

Facing the facts: Botulinum toxin in aesthetic medicine  FelixOnline

Pick up a glossy magazine to check out the latest gossip around your favourite Hollywood A-list celebrity, and you may notice that many of them have …

Syringes filled with dangerous medicine stolen from van  Derbyshire Live

Police have issued a warning to anyone finding the needles.

Bring Me The Horizon Release Alternative Video For medicine  Kerrang!

If you were ever-so-slightly grossed out by Bring Me The Horizon's official video for their recent single medicine, the band have dropped an alternative 'vertical' ...

Bioengineering & Translational Medicine honors biotech pioneers Langer and Peppas  EurekAlert

Bioengineering & Translational Medicine (BioTM), published by Wiley on behalf of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and its Society for ...

Loyola Medicine Names Regional Chief Financial Officer Daniel P. Isacksen, Jr.  PRNewswire

MAYWOOD, Ill., Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Loyola Medicine has announced that Daniel P. Isacksen, Jr. has been named regional chief financial officer, ...

Doctor fired after giving 'potentially fatal' doses of pain medication to 27 patients  CNN

A doctor is accused of giving potentially fatal doses of pain medication to at least 27 patients who were near death, according to an Ohio hospital.

School of Medicine student awarded London Gold Medal | Imperial News  Imperial College London

GOLD STANDARD - Jessica Walsh received the top prize for an outstanding performance in the University of London Gold Medal Viva competition.

Patient dies with over £6k worth of unused medicine in home  Belfast Telegraph

Health chief Richard Pengelly has called for a debate around the reintroduction of charges for prescription medicine in Northern Ireland.

Beyond ‘superbabies’: how Crispr is revolutionising medicine  Financial Times

Genome-editing offers new tools for diagnostics, drug discovery and treating disease.

NRG receives funding for nuclear medicine R&D centre  World Nuclear News

18 January 2019. Share. The Advancing Nuclear Medicine consortium, led by the Nuclear Research and Consultancy Group (NRG), has been awarded a ...

Warnings Brexit could lead to fuel, medicine and key staff shortages in Cambridgeshire  Peterborough Telegraph

There are warnings about the potential impact Brexit could have on Cambridgeshire, with possible fuel and medicine shortages, as well as the likelihood of a ...

Epilepsy medicines not part of government plans to let pharmacists ration medicines in case of no-deal Brexit  Epilepsy Action

The government has said epilepsy medicines will not be included in plans to allow pharmacists to ration medicines in the case of a no-deal Brexit, The Times ...

Food is medicine: How US policy is shifting toward nutrition for better health  San Francisco Chronicle

The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Dariush Mozaffarian, Tufts University; ...

Married To Medicine - Series 4 - Episode 2  ITV News

Quad gets a visit from Simone, who wants to explain why she has been so critical recently. ITV Hub - the home of ITV on demand and live TV.

Fined for stealing medicine from care home  Shetland News

A SOCIAL care worker who admitted stealing prescription medicine from a Lerwick care home while on the nightshift has been fined £500. Kerry Gannon, of ...

Bridging Traditional Wisdom and Modern Medicine  The Epoch Times

The U.S. health care system is in crisis, with Americans at the bottom of 18 developed countries in health rankings. Unless we start conversations about the ...

Brexit's latest no-deal crisis? Decaying radioactive medicine

Britain imports radioactive isotopes to detect and cure cancer. Border chaos at Dover would make them useless in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

When medicine makes patients sicker  Taunton Daily Gazette

ANN ARBOR, Mich. _ Despite the jackhammerlike rhythm of a mechanical ventilator, Alicia Moreno had dozed off in a chair by her 1-year-old's hospital bed, ...

Diagnostics, drug discovery, disease: How CRISPR is solving medicine's biggest problems  Genetic Literacy Project

This is the public face of genome editing or, as it is sometimes called, gene editing: a technology capable of creating “superbabies” with optimised DNA,

Brexit: No-deal outcome would put UK medicine supply at risk, German pharma industry warns  The Independent

Theresa May's government must avoid a hard Brexit in order to safeguard the supply of medicines to the UK, German chemical and pharmaceutical firms have ...

If Weed Is Medicine, So Is Budweiser  The Wall Street Journal

Ten states and the District of Columbia have legalized recreational marijuana use, and another eight look likely to do so in 2019. I favor the move but am ...

€30 million call: precision medicine for neurodegenerative diseases  SciTech Europa

Joint Programme in Neurodegenerative Diseases (JPND) has launched a €30 million research call for precision medicine for neurodegenerative diseases.

Silence Therapeutics higher as lead medicine candidate granted orphan drug status  Proactive Investors UK

Silence Therapeutics plc (LON:SLN) - Orphan drug status gives drugmakers certain benefits to encourage them to develop treatments for rare diseases which ...

Is Brexit Causing Medicine Shortages? The Answer Isn't Completely Clear  Bustle

When you rely on a particular medicine, the last thing you want is for it to go out of stock. Not just temporarily out of stock, but unavailable for weeks, or even ...

What a gynecologist never keeps in her medicine cabinet  Today Show

Is it safe to douche? Gynecologist Dr. Jen Gunter separates myth from medicine in her new book: The Vagina Bible, which will be published in Sept. 2019.

iMedicalApps: Best Medical Apps for Those in Medicine  MedPage Today

Every week, new medical platforms and apps are added to app stores. To save you time, we've sorted through them to find the most exciting new ones. Here are ...

Machine learning will help EHRs fulfill precision medicine's promise  Healthcare IT News

Electronic health records are very good at being repositories for valuable patient data. But they need help when it comes to putting that data to work for more ...

UW Medicine purposefully transplants heart with Hep C, patient now cured with healthy heart | KIRO-TV  KIRO Seattle

An Anacortes man is walking proof of a medical breakthrough in heart transplants that doctors say will allow them to do up to 10% more transplants.

LHC seeks reply from government on medicine price increase  The Express Tribune

Petitioner said government has raised medicine prices from 9% to 15%

Pharmacy sector 'deploying all necessary resources' to prevent Brexit medicines shortages, as government deal voted down  The Pharmaceutical Journal

The Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee is working to minimise the impact on community pharmacies in the event of a no-deal Brexit, while the ...

Fitbit, NIH launch initiative to advance precision medicine study  CNET

Fitbit users can opt to share their data for scientific research.

Fitbit and NIH boost precision medicine research partnership  MedCity News

Fitbit users can now link their accounts to All of Us precision medicine research project to help researchers better understand the relationship between fitness ...

Man shot while buying medicine  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

A Soweto man witnessed his relative being gunned down while buying medication at a local pharmacy. Michael Dodge Mapaila, 65, was shot dead at Khanya ...

State-of-the-Art Medical Boutique Belle Marin Aesthetic Medicine Holding Grand Opening Event in Mill Valley, CA on Thursday, January 24, from 4 to 8 pm  Markets Insider

MILL VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Dr. Faye Jamali, a board-certified physician in practice for more than 20 years, is celebrating the ...

Book place on Swim England Sports Science and Medicine Conference  The Home of Swimming |

Bookings are now being taken for the fifth annual Swim England Sports Science and Medicine Conference 2019. The event takes place on Sunday 10 March at ...

Let doctors and patients call the shots on medicines  The Washington Post

The Jan. 10 front-page article “Patients stuck in corporate fight against generic drugs” suggested that branded biologic manufacturers and interests, including ...

Smoking Speeds Up Aging, Says New Study | Medicine, Physiology

By employing age-prediction models developed using supervised deep learning techniques, a research team at Insilico Medicine, Inc. -- one of the leaders in ...

Listen to Bring Me The Horizon’s new electronic track ‘Medicine’  NME Live

Bring Me The Horizon have released a new song called 'Medicine'. You can listen to the track below. 'Medicine' premiered on Annie Mac's Radio 1 show tonight ...

The robot revolution that could transform medicine - starting in Manchester  Manchester Evening News

The robot's arms are controlled by a surgeon sat behind a console with 3D glasses.

Outsmarting Alzheimer's: How A Small Lab in Wyoming is Changing the Face of Medicine  Fortune

Utilizing indigenous knowledge and a radically different approach to drug research, Dr. Paul Cox and his team may have cracked the code to treating ...

Sanford pledges $300K a year for USD School of Medicine scholarships  KSFY

The University of South Dakota School of Medicine will now receive a gift of $300000 a year to fund scholarships.

NHS England wins legal dispute over largest medicines procurement  Health Service Journal

NHS England has seen off a legal challenge to its largest ever medicines procurement, which is aimed at acquiring drugs to help eliminate hepatitis C in the ...

Put Trust in the Fundamentals, Defend the Three – OU Medicine Game Day Report: OKC at PHI | Oklahoma City Thunder

PHILADELPHIA – “The real measure of a man,” began Russell Westbrook, as the exact wording trickled out from where the famous quote was logged in his ...

MHRA confirms it will consider UK version of Falsified Medicines Directive  The Pharmaceutical Journal

With less than a month until the Falsified Medicines Directive is implemented on 9 February 2019, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency ...

Watch Bring Me The Horizon perform 'Medicine' on Sunday Brunch  Upset Magazine

Bring Me The Horizon stopped by Channel 4's Sunday Brunch this weekend. The band performed a stripped-back version of their latest single 'Medicine' - if ...

Dr Hook & the Medicine Show vocalist Ray Sawyer dies aged 81  The Guardian

The musician famous for wearing an eye patch died 'peacefully in his sleep' after a brief illness.

TrovaGene: An Interesting Precision Medicine Developer  Seeking Alpha

Various elements are required for a successful bioscience investment. Stellar asset is one of the key requisites. However, the molecule in development still nee.

African School founder develops own range of herbal medicines  Oxford Mail

THE founder of Oxford's African School has developed his own range of herbal medicines to support the work of the organisation.

Alex Berenson: Pot is not a cure-all medicine – I told the truth and the backlash has been incredible  Fox News

I knew that writing a book that suggested marijuana was not a cure-all medicine, and that cannabis may even cause psychosis and violence, would cause ...

Precision Medicine  Invest in Manchester

If you're looking to set up or expand your life sciences business in Manchester, get in touch with the MIDAS team today.

Preventive Medicine: Toward a one-diet world  New Haven Register

I advocate for the dietary theme on the common ground of science, sense, and global expert consensus. My personal opinions and preferences are appended ...

NIH-Smithsonian genome exhibit sponsored by UAB Medicine opens at McWane Science Center  UAB News

Exploring the human genome and the role genomics plays in modern life is the focus of an upcoming exhibit at McWane Science Center. The exhibit, Genome: ...

Apparently Eating Chocolate Can Cure Your Cough Better Than Medicine  Lovin Manchester

New Year cold symptoms getting you down? Not to worry, because a leading expert has said chocolate could be a better cure for it than actual cough medicine.

Shutdown Causes Medicine Shortages and Suspended Food Programs in Native American Communities  KCET

We look at the widespread impact of the government shutdown on Native American communities, as the Indian Health *Service* goes understaffed and a federally ...

Federal employees choosing between food, medicine as shutdown drags on  WLKY Louisville

Friday marked one week since more than 800000 federal workers missed their first paycheck as the longest shutdown in government history reached day 28.

New nuclear medicine method could improve detection of primary and metastatic melanoma

A new nuclear medicine method for detecting malignant melanoma, one of the most aggressive skin cancers, has been successfully tested for the first time in ...

Why we need both God and medicine to overcome trauma  America Magazine

As part of the Ignatian Colleagues Program, a leadership opportunity for lay administrators and faculty at Jesuit institutions, I read the Rev. Bryan Massingale's ...

Should You Give Someone a Taste of Their Own Medicine?  Psychology Today

Some people are able to emotionally identify with your hurt only by experiencing some of it themselves. But this “medical” remedy is all too likely to backfire.

This San Francisco startup wants to change your D.C. checkup  Washington Business Journal

The technology-focused concierge medicine startup will open a practice across from CityCenterDC.

Blood pressure medicine recall across Europe after cancer-causing contaminants found  The Independent

UK pharmacists have been told to recall batches of blood pressure medications found to contain cancer-causing contaminants, the medicines watchdog has ...

BIZARRE: Man injects self with 'semen' for 18 months as 'alternative medicine' to cure chronic back pain  Times Now

In a bizarre incident, a man injected himself with 'semen' over 18 months to cure himself of a chronic back pain. A report in Irish Medical Journal has cited that he ...

CUNY is changing the face of medicine, one student at a time - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Medical schools across the US struggle to enroll black and Hispanic students – but the City University of New York appears to have finally cracked the code to ...

Heal CEO Sees Doctor House Calls as the Future of Medicine  Bloomberg

Heal Chief Executive Officer Nick Desai and Chairman Paul Jacobs discuss the startup's mission to enable doctors in making house calls. They speak with ...

2019 Wish List: The Future of Cannabis Science and Medicine  Weedmaps News

If there's a theme that permeates throughout the science and medicine communities when it comes to a wish list for 2019, it's more funding. As we embark upon ...

Brexit: Coveney urges people not to stockpile medicines  The Irish Times

Preparations ongoing by sourcing medicine via various routes from Europe, says Minister.

Doug Ford can end ‘hallway medicine’ by letting health-care providers actually compete  Financial Post

Ontario Premier Doug Ford uses the term “hallway medicine” to describe the overcrowding in hospitals, with patients languishing outside for want of beds.

Seven days in medicine: 2-8 January 2019  The BMJ

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: (Published 10 January 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l82. Article; Related *content*; Metrics; Responses ...

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde goes live with Orion Health Medicines  Digital Health

Clinicians and GPs in Glasgow will have a greater knowledge of the medicines a patient is taking thanks to the roll-out of a new software system. NHS Greater ...

Brexit: Scotland starts stockpiling food, medicine for no deal  The Scotsman

Scottish Brexit secretary Mike Russell has revealed some of the “regrettable” preparations being made for a possible no-deal exit from the EU as he urged UK ...

Study: Medicine advertisements may lead to increase in overdosing  News 12 New Jersey

A new study may have found that there is a dangerous link between opioid abuse and the marketing of opioids.

Editas Medicine (EDIT) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

Editas Medicine (EDIT) closed at $26.03 in the latest trading session, marking a -0.69% move from the prior day.

Government has pledged to exempt people with epilepsy from latest emergency medicine plans post-Brexit  Epilepsy Society

Epilepsy Society is pleased to hear that the Government has promised to exempt people with epilepsy from its most recent plans for potential post-Brexit ...

Music Is Medicine tour entertains residents, staff at Chelsea at East Brunswick

Musician Ryan Brolliar visits Chelsea at East Brunswick.

Seven days in medicine: 19-25 December 2018  The BMJ

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 28 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5398. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...

Concern that debt levels may stop youngsters studying medicine  Belfast Telegraph

Many young people facing a debt of up to £100000 are declining to study medicine due to financial reasons, the British Medical Association (BMA) said.

Nurse stole medicine from Polk County Jail, arrested for DUI, sheriff says  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A nurse with the Polk County Jail was arrested for DUI after stealing medication from the facility, officials said.

Medical school news office receives six writing awards  Stanford Medical Center Report

The office received four golds, one silver and one bronze in the annual competition sponsored by the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Increased Need for Trained Doctors Sparks Saint James School of Medicine To Offer Affordable Medical Education  Global Banking And Finance Review

Thanks to medical advances and the surging presence of an aging population, the need for both physicians and specialists is escalating worldwide. But the U.

RFU head of medicine wants tougher sanctions for high tackles  BT Sport

Players are taking longer to recover from injuries, according to a new report.

Watch Bring Me The Horizon's alternate "medicine" video  Alternative Press

Did you know that Bring Me The Horizon have an entirely different version of their “medicine” music video available to watch? The alternate cut of the clip for the ...

David Geffen School of Medicine raises admission standards, incites controversy  Daily Bruin

The David Geffen School of Medicine is raising its math and science GPA and MCAT cutoff scores to 3.4 and 512, respectively. Many students said they are ...

Starbucks’ Medicine Ball eases cold symptoms, Jenna Bush Hager says  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland NEW YORK -- As cold and flu season is among us, Jenna Bush Hager has a recommendation to help with ...

Prince Charles' FEUD with doctor REVEALED: 'He's so wrong about medicine'  Express

PRINCE Charles has angered the medical profession, including one of Britain's most eminent doctors, with his controversial views on alternative therapies.


Dear Editor We actively read the Christmas paper of Koplewitz et al. that was gifted to us by the 2018 BMJ Christmas issue and think that some observations can ...

'Digital medicine' used for cancer patients in Minnesota for first time ever

University of Minnesota Health and Fairview Health are the first in the world to use digital medicine for cancer patients, which helps people track whether oral ...

The age of digital medicine is here - pharmaphorum  pharmaphorum

As technology and traditional healthcare converge, Dr Paul Tunnah reflects on trends in cutting-edge innovation and the current state of play in digital health.

Promote integrated medicine for holistic health  BusinessLine

Combining AYUSH with modern medicine will be effective, especially for treating non-communicable diseases.

Marni Soupcoff: Rand Paul visits an island of 'capitalist medicine' in socialist Canada  National Post

There is nothing hypocritical about this vocal critic of medicare paying for his own surgery at a renowned private clinic.