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Making medicine a one-click holistic ecosystem  National Health Executive

Medesk CEO Vladimir Kovalskiy examines how to create a more integrated healthcare ecosystem. Private healthcare in particular has benefits from a wealth of ...

Rethinking medicine  The BMJ

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Getting medicine to homeless people on the streets of Edinburgh  BBC News

Meet the pharmacist who goes out onto the streets of Edinburgh prescribing medicine to homeless people.

Ipsen warns over medicine supplies amid Brexit uncertainty  pharmaphorum

France's Ipsen has become the latest pharma company to warn about the impact of Brexit on the pharma and patients' access to medicines.

Lidocaine teething gels to change from GSL to P medicine  Chemist+Druggist

Lidocaine-containing teething gels will be reclassified from a general sale list (GSL) to a pharmacy (P) medicine, the medicines watchdog has announced.

A lexicon for gender bias in academia and medicine  The BMJ

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 13 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5218. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...

Re: Personalized evidence based medicine: predictive approaches to heterogeneous treatment effects  The BMJ

This review provides refreshing balance presenting the competing challenges of conventional RCTs and personalized medicine. It is a must read for young ...

Could natural medicine rescue NHS from financial crisis?  Practice Business

MPs are urging the NHS to embrace complementary, traditional and natural medicine to ease the mounting burden on *service* provision.

How personalized medicine is transforming your health care  National Geographic

Stunning advances in gene research and data mining will predict diseases and devise treatments tailored to each of us.

Veterinary Medicine Supply Problem: Isoflurane  GOV.UK

Update 14 December: Products available for import under the Special Import Scheme whilst there are supply problems with isoflurane-containing veterinary ...

Artificial intelligence and the future of medicine  Medical Xpress

Washington University researchers are working to develop artificial intelligence (AI) systems for health care, which have the potential to transform the diagnosis ...

Unfolding Bluetooth capsule could release medicine while in stomach for weeks  Professional Engineering

A 3D-printed, Bluetooth-enabled capsule that automatically unfolds after being swallowed could monitor seriously ill patients and release medicine when ...

The trouble with girls: obstacles to women's success in medicine and research—an essay by Laurie Garrett  The BMJ

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Medicine cabinet makeover - Harvard Health  Harvard Health

Experts recommend weeding through one's medicine cabinet every six months to get rid of expired or unnecessary medications. One should talk to a ...

12 innovations that will revolutionize the future of medicine  National Geographic

Analytics-enabled, individualized attention will not just treat disease, but increasingly, prevent it.

Viewpoint: The problem with personalized medicine is that 'statistics are being misinterpreted'  Genetic Literacy Project

Personalized medicine aims to match individuals with the therapy that is best suited to them and their condition. Advocates proclaim the potential of this.

How ancient remedies are changing modern medicine  National Geographic

Long overlooked by Western science, traditional Chinese treatments are yielding cutting-edge cures.

Chislehurst professor accepts one of the most prestigious awards in international medicine  Bromley Times

A man from Chislehurst has recently become the recipient of this year's hugely prestigious Hamdan Award for Medical Research Excellence.

What's in your medicine cabinet? These people opened theirs.  National Geographic

The medicines we keep reveal our struggles and aspirations. A team of photographers asked people to bare their intimate health secrets.

Matt Morgan: What can Bridget Jones can do for medicine? - The BMJ  The BMJ

As we enter Christmas party season, solving the mystery of an unconscious patient will be repeated across emergency departments around the country on ...

Active shooter drill held at WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center  The News Center

WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center was the location Friday morning of an active shooter drill, involving hospital security staff and local law ...

Charity Commission revises approach to charities promoting complementary medicine  Third Sector

After a consultation, it says it will consider the range of sources available to demonstrate public benefit, not just medical evidence that a treatment is effective.

Abuse Allegations Made in Shocking Married to Medicine Season 6 Reunion Trailer

PEOPLE has the exclusive premiere of the Married to Medicine season 6 reunion trailer, which features one of the most surprising accusations in the history of ...

COUNTERPOINT: Despite daily challenges, family medicine model hardly on its last legs

In a Dec. 8 opinion piece, a family physician raised a number of challenges faced by many of his and our colleagues across Canada. We thank Dr. Franklin ...

News > Health > Helping the anti-parasitic medicine go down  University of Leeds

Scientists have developed a new way to deliver anti-parasitic medicines more efficiently.

Regenerative Medicine Foundation Announces 2019 "Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Action Award" Honorees  GlobeNewswire

Awards to be presented at Gala Dinner at the 14th World Stem Cell Summit in Miami, January 23, 2019#WSCS2019.

Polypharmacy highlights the problem with conventional medicine | Correspondence  The Pharmaceutical Journal

Harriet Pike's recent article in The Pharmaceutical Journal, 'Deprescribing: the fightback against polypharmacy has begun', points to a clear problem relating to ...

Precision medicine is a promise not yet fulfilled  Financial Times

Olivia Rossanese, in “ Flexibility in approving cancer drugs will foster innovation” (December 4), makes a spirited case for drug regulators and reimbursement ...

Good results the best medicine  Sunraysia Daily

THE doors to a career in medicine are wide open for aspiring doctor Umutcan Konakci.

AUC to host conf. on disaster medicine, hurricane resiliency  The Daily Herald

PHILIPSBURG--American University of the Caribbean (AUC) School of Medicine, which evacuated students from its Sint Maarten campus following Hurricane ...

Health sector warned of 6-month medicine shortages in no-deal  Financial Times

The UK government has warned drug companies and the health *service* to prepare for up to six months of “significantly reduced access” at UK borders in the ...

This 'Miracle' Chinese Medicine Promises To Banish Adult Acne For Good  Glamour UK

Female adult acne is on the rise, but this 'miracle' Chinese medicine promises to banish breakouts for good.

The Nike Air Trainer 3 “Medicine Ball” Is Returning Soon  Sneaker News

After inspiring its own version of the hybridized Jordan Legacy 312 silhouette as part of the “Nike Pack”, the “Medicine Ball” colorway of the esteemed Air Trainer ...

Global Sports Medicine Devices Market to 2025 - Prevention Through Genomics Gaining Momentum  PRNewswire

DUBLIN, Dec 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Sports Medicine Devices Market to 2025 - Global Analysis and Forecasts By Product, Application, and Geography" ...

Seven days in medicine: 28 November to 4 December 2018  The BMJ

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 06 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5126. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...

Blue Scorpion Venom Is Popular Pain Medicine In Cuba  HuffPost

One Cuban farmer keeps a scorpion under his hat for moments when pain strikes.

Geffen School of Medicine presents award for excellence in basic science  UCLA Newsroom

The research of Switzer Prize winner Dr. David Sabatini has spurred the development of new classes of drugs with the potential to treat cancer and other ...

Personalized evidence based medicine: predictive approaches to heterogeneous treatment effects  The BMJ

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Tim Evans: respiratory medicine and intensive care physician who advised the Department of Health on clinical productivity  The BMJ

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New Grand Rapids health clinic offers osteopathic manipulative medicine  MSUToday

MSU has opened its first Grand Rapids health clinic, a specialty practice focused on providing osteopathic manipulative medicine, or OMM.

This is why doctors consider precision of medicine to be the future of health care  The News Journal

For decades, the Clinic for Special Children has been practicing a type of patient-specific medicine that health systems are now gearing up to do.

Is personalised medicine for neurodegenerative disorders on the horizon?  Health Europa

According to UT Southwestern, USA, new discoveries focusing on neurodegenerative disorders predict ability to forecast dementia from a single molecule.

Nurse practitioner opens subscription-medicine clinic in Hebron  The Times of Northwest Indiana

HEBRON — Colette Walter wanted to bring health care to her hometown — directly.

Mother accused of hitting daughter for not taking medicine  KPRC Click2Houston

A Houston woman is facing charges after authorities said she hit her daughter for not taking her medicine earlier this year.

Pharmacists could overrule GP decisions during medicine shortages, DHSC says  Pulse

Pharmacists could be given the power to overrule GP prescriptions and supply patients with alternative drugs if there is a medicines shortage, the Government ...

Emergency medicine residents prepare for battlefield medicine  United States Army

Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center's medics, nurses and doctors continually train through various venues to ensure they are providing the most up to date ...

UK medicines regulator launches 2018 campaign to encourage reporting of medicine side-effects  Epilepsy Action

This week, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is running a campaign to raise awareness of reporting medicine side-effects.

YP Letters: Admission over medicine shows danger of no-deal Brexit – and how Yorkshire is being ignored  Yorkshire Post

THE admission from the Government that medicine supply chains could be disrupted for up to six months shows that it is starting to take seriously the consistent ...

Lords ask Minister for clarity on access to medicine after Brexit  PharmaTimes

The House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee has written to health secretary Matt Hancock asking for clarity on the government's contingency ...

Simone Biles reveals she's on anti-anxiety medicine after sharing story about Larry Nassar  Daily Mail

Biles, 21, was one of 150 women abused by the USA Gymnastics team doctor. The Olympic champion told her story in January and revealed she's had a lot of ...

Brexit news - live: Medicine charter flights and drug rationing may be enforced if UK leaves EU with no deal, government admits  The Independent

A no-deal Brexit could see charter planes used to fly in drugs to prop up the NHS and medicines given priority access through gridlocked ports, health secretary ...

Additional actions needed to supplement medicine stockpiling: Hancock - Latest Pharmacy News | Business | Magazine  Pharmacy Business

Health Secretary Matt Hancock said in a Brexit update to health and care providers that additional actions may be needed to supplement the medicine ...

Personalised medicine in Estonia: Breaking down healthcare silos  Open Access Government

Riina Sikkut, Minister of Health and Labour of the Republic of Estonia offer her thoughts on personalised medicine and how this is breaking down healthcare ...

Re: Seven days in medicine: 28 November to 4 December 2018: Corrected figures show that numbers of reports of FGM have decreased rather than doubling  The BMJ

Like the BMJ, the Guardian reported an apparent more than doubling in the numbers of girls in England who experienced or were believed to be at risk of ...

Apple Watch study could have benefits for preventive medicine  Financial Times

Data from 400000 users shows people respond to tangible incentives to exercise more.

The age of personalised medicine is coming  PharmaTimes

James Huang & Stephen Huang on the groundbreaking technologies that could change precision medicine in the near future - Magazine Article - PharmaTimes.

Delhi High Court Stays Online Sale Of Drugs, Prescribed Medicines  NDTV News

The Delhi High Court has stayed the sale of drugs and prescribed medicines by online pharmacies.

Health Tip: Giving Cough Medicine to a Child  U.S. News & World Report

(HealthDay News) -- It's perfectly normal for parents to be concerned when a child comes home sneezing and coughing with what appears to be the common ...

Half of emergency medicine doctors feel short of sleep and burnt out at work  National Health Executive

Emergency medicine has stood out as the profession with the biggest percentage (46%) of trainees who report feeling short of sleep while at work, while ...

Celebration of ARASIA Regional Resource Centres in Nuclear Medicine  International Atomic Energy Agency

The designation of the first ARASIA Regional Resource Centres (RRCs) was marked at an official ceremony on 30 November 2018 at IAEA headquarters.

Study examines post-discharge pediatric mortality rate in Mozambique  2 Minute Medicine

1. About 1 in 25 children younger than age 15 years died within 90 days of hospital discharge in Southern Mozambique; over half of all mortalities occurred.

At the Nemours Kinder Clinic, doctors take a new approach with precision medicine  The News Journal

Nemours hopes the Kinder Clinic will help create a blueprint for a "perfect medical home" that offers precision medicine for all Delaware children.

Chinese Herbal Medicine Can Ease Brain Inflammation and Protect Neurons, Mice Study Reports  Parkinson's News Today

A study reports that a mix of Chinese herbal medicines reduced brain inflammation and promoted nerve cell survival in a mouse model of Parkinson's disease.

Penn Medicine, four others, to create Allen Institute for Immunology  Philadelphia Business Journal

Penn Medicine is teaming up with four leading clinical research organizations to form the Allen Institute for Immunology, which will seek to gain a better ...

Precision Medicine in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer  OncLive

Experts discuss what they expect to see evolve in regard to novel strategies for managing patients with differentiated thyroid cancer over the next few years.

Orthopaedic Institute for Children to Provide Sports Medicine Services and Serve as Medical Director for Gameday Athletic Trainers  Global Banking And Finance Review

Orthopaedic Institute for Children announced today that it has entered into a partnership with Gameday Athletic Trainers whereby OIC will provide general sports ...

Teething gels to be taken off supermarket shelves  BBC News

Parents are advised to massage their child's gums or use a teething ring before trying the gels.

Food and medicine feature big in eventful December start for ADNEC  Conference and Meetings World

The Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) has been hosting four major events in early December at its ADNEC centre in the Emirati capital.

NHS advises 'Christmas medicine stockpile'  The Press, York

RESIDENTS in York and around the region have been urged to collect their prescription medicine well in advance of the Christmas and new year…

Dominican Republic Recognizes Cuban Medicine  Prensa Latina

Santo Domingo, Dec 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuban medicine and its specialists have world's recognition and they are reckoned at the level of developed countries, ...

Asylum seekers forced to choose between medicine and food, warns human rights watchdog  The Independent

Asylum seekers are having to choose between paying for medicine or buying food, the human rights watchdog has warned, prompting renewed calls for the ...

NAEMSP Awards $80K EMS Medicine Fellowship  EMSWorld

Dr. Benjamin D. Nicholson, Department of Emergency Medicine, Boston Medical Center, is the recipient of the NAEMSP/Stryker EMS Medicine Medical Director ...

“I say — thank you, doctor.” Academician — about advantages of Russian medicine  The Chennai Telegram

On the state and prospects of medicine in Russia interview with academician of RAS, laureate of the state prize of the USSR and Russia Amiran shotaevich by ...

BMC Mountain Medicine weekend 2019  British Mountaineering Council

Join top doctors for a weekend of UK and high altitude first aid in Hathersage next June. Now in its fourth year, the BMC Mountain Medicine weekend offers ...

Food, clothes, medicine: the people of Yemen just want the same life as us  The Guardian

After spending years amid Yemen's devastation, I have seen conflict and hardship overtake millions of ordinary people.

Seven days in medicine: 21-27 November 2018  The BMJ

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Precision Medicine Could Have a Major Impact on Healthcare Outcomes and Costs - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM SIEMENS HEALTHINEERS Daily

The transformation of health care continues at a rapid pace, bringing opportunities and challenges for health care providers to deliver improved clinical ...

Delhi HC orders ban on online sale of medicines in India after doctor files plea  India Today

A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice VK Rao has passed the interim order seeking a ban on "illegal" sale of drugs and medicines online.

No-deal Brexit medicine shortages could last SIX MONTHS, Government warns  Mirror Online

Health Secretary Matt Hancock has written to health and care providers, telling them the original six-week plan will not be enough.

AstraZeneca divests medicine rights for $350m  Insider Media

Cambridge-based pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca has agreed to divest a number of asthma and rhinitis medicines for $350m (£275.4m).

What is the HIV medicine PrEP and what is its availability in the UK?  The Independent

As World Aids Day 2018 takes place, NHS England is facing pressure to begin offering the groundbreaking HIV medicine Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP).

Seven days in medicine: 14-20 November 2018  The BMJ

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Harmful sugar pills? - On Medicine  BMC Blogs Network

Research published today in Trials explores the negative effects that can be caused by participants being administered placebos in clinical trials, finding that half ...

School of Medicine recognises undergraduate teaching excellence | Imperial News  Imperial College London

AWARDING EXCELLENCE - The School of Medicine recently showcased the high quality of its undergraduate teaching staff at the annual Teaching Excellence ...

About MSU Biomedical Research in Grand Rapids  MSUToday

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine's expansion to West Michigan was the result of a commitment to partnership and the synergistic outcomes ...

Breast Cancer Risk After Recent Childbirth  Annals of Internal Medicine

Parity is widely recognized as protective for breast cancer, but breast cancer risk may be increased shortly after childbirth. Whether this risk varies with ...

Government to solve shortage of medicine  Bulawayo24 News

President Emmerson Mnamngagwa has announced that his government has made plans to quell the shortage of medicine and the skyrocketing of prices where ...

Jayne Dowle: Volunteering drive not the best medicine for our NHS  Yorkshire Post

I know it's the start of the season of goodwill and all that, but the news that 11000 people have signed up to be NHS volunteers in three days leaves me with a ...

Cancer, genomics and personalised medicine: Modelling the future of oncology  pharmaphorum

The prevalence of cancer is currently predicted to be higher than ever. Current statistics show 1 in 2 people in the UK and 1 in 2 men/1 in 3 women in the US will ...

"Untimely death" under investigation by Medicine Hat City Police  CHAT News Today

MEDICINE HAT, AB. — A check on a missing person led police to the discovery of a man's body. It was at a residence in the 400 block of 5th Avenue South East ...

Seven days in medicine: 7-13 November 2018  The BMJ

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: (Published 15 November 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4788. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...

Medical Biosciences Industry Placements | Faculty of Medicine  Imperial College London

The new BSc in Medical Biosciences at Imperial College School of Medicine brings forward tomorrow's leading scientists, providing the opportunity for them to ...

Pediatrician picked as new CEO of UNC Health Care, dean of UNC School of Medicine  The News & Observer

Wesley Burks, a pediatrician who specializes in childhood food allergies, will be CEO of UNC Health Care and dean of UNC's School of Medicine.

UR Medicine | Noyes Health staff raise more than $22000 for area charities  The Livingston County News

DANSVILLE – Staff from UR Medicine | Noyes Health have donated more than $22,000 in 2018 to area charities and to support hospital projects. Employees ...

Mirati joins CR UK's Stratified Medicine Programme  PharmaTimes

Mirati Therapeutics has joined Cancer Research UK's Stratified Medicine Programme, bringing new investigational treatment options to eligible patients with ...

Religion is like medicine, one doesn’t suit all: Dalai Lama  The Hindu

Emphasises importance of combining modern science with ancient knowledge of inner peace.

Nature is a rich source of medicine – if we can protect it  Times of Malta

The Pacific yew tree is a fairly small and slow growing conifer native to the Pacific Northwest. The Gila monster is a lizard with striking orange and black ...

Meet the A&E doctor who gave up medicine to become a Brazilian jiu-jitsu master  The Telegraph

Brazilian jiu-jitsu is a devastatingly effective martial art that involves subduing your opponent with anaconda-like grappling techniques.

Pennsylvania Uni brings Penn Medicine to London  PharmaTimes

Penn Medicine has launched its first European presence in London, in a move that aims to expand access to innovations pioneered by its physicians in the US ...

Special Report: Nutrition as Medicine  WAVY-TV

At a recent conference, world-renowned doctors and researchers came together to present information and mounting evidence to indicate food can serve as a ...