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Rethinking medicine  The BMJ

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4987 (Published 13 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4987. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...


A lexicon for gender bias in academia and medicine  The BMJ

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5218 (Published 13 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5218. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...


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.


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 ...


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.


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.


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

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5232 (Published 13 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5232. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...


Veterinary Medicine Supply Problem: Isoflurane  GOV.UK

Information on reported supply problems with isoflurane-containing veterinary medicines in the UK.


How a drop of something extra helps Chinese medicine evade regulation  South China Morning Post

Ombudsman Connie Lau reveals legal loophole as she announces investigation into Hong Kong's regulation of proprietary Chinese medicine Ordinance ...


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.


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" ...


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 ...


West London NHS Genomic Medicine Centre delivers on landmark genomic project | Imperial News  Imperial College London

GENOMIC MILESTONE - Experts in a partnership led by Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust have enrolled more than 3000 people for genome sequencing.


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.


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 ...


Al-hijamah (wet cupping therapy of prophetic medicine) significantly a | JBM  Dove Medical Press

Mohamed El-Shanshory,1,2 Nahed M Hablas,2 Yasmin Shebl,2 Ahmed R Fakhreldin, 3 Mohamed Attia,4 Hamdi H Almaramhy,5 Hussam Baghdadi,6 Mongi ...


Lack of evidence for teething gels, medicines regulator says  BBC News

There is little evidence teething gels containing an anaesthetic are effective at easing pain, the medicines regulator has said. The gels for children and babies ...


How To Decide What Medicine To Take When You're Sick  Forbes

When all bets are off from preventing that winter cold, there are medications out there to relieve your symptoms. Each of these work on different symptoms, ...


Baylor College of Medicine faculty elected National Academy of Inventors fellows  EurekAlert

Drs. Mary K. Estes, Bert O'Malley and Huda Zoghbi of Baylor College of Medicine were three of the 148 renowned academic inventors named fellows of the ...


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.


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 ...


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

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5242 (Published 11 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5242. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...


Easy medicine  Global Times

A citizen buys medicine from a vending machine in Southwest China's Chongqing on Wednesday. Consumers can use mobile payment methods such as ...


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.


Yale Medicine Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility to relocate to West Campus | Yale West Campus  Yale News

Yale Medicine's Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (REI) Section will be the latest addition to the University's West Campus when it moves from the Long ...


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 ...


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 ...


Colin Zhu, DO, Publishes His First Book, "Thrive Medicine: How to Cultivate Your Desires and Elevate Your Life"  PRNewswire

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Are we living a default life? Or are we living our best lives? So much of society tells us to go to school, find a job, ...


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 ...


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

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4245 (Published 10 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4245. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...


Nature is a rich source of medicine – if we can protect it  Phys.Org

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 ...


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.


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 ...


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

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5126 (Published 06 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5126. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...


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.


Delhi HC Bans Online Sale of Medicines, Directs Govt to Implement Order Immediately  The Better India

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court, in an order on Wednesday, banned the online sale of medicines by e-pharmacists across the country.


Health care democratization underway, according to 2nd annual Stanford Medicine Health Trends Report  Stanford Medical Center Report

An explosion in data is driving increased democratization in health care, according to the second annual Health Trends Report published today by Stanford ...


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 ...


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 ...


Medicine Ball Caravan: December 13, 2018  KRVS

Thursday's MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN on KRVS (11am-noon Central Standard on 88.7FM locally or krvs.org ) includes tracks by Curtis Harding, Doyle ...


Here's why laughter is the best medicine—besides actual medicine  MD Linx

Laughter is the best medicine—or at least effective medicine for a variety of ills.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


Spain plans to ban alternative medicine in health centres  The Guardian

Government aims to avoid 'harmful effects' caused by acupuncture and homeopathy.


Get enough medicines and stay well over the festive period  Rochdale Online

Staying well is important during the festive period as winter illnesses can become serious. Rochdale Borough residents are being advised to keep a ...


Sentara Emergency Medicine chief is 65 pounds lighter: How he did it  PotomacLocal.com

Healthy living can be tough, but for Dr. Adam Brown, Chief of Emergency Medicine at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center and Sentara Lake Ridge, he's ...


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.


Make Plays, Adjust on the Fly and Stick Together – OU Medicine Game Day Report: OKC at DEN | Oklahoma City Thunder  OKCThunder.com

Tip-off: 9:00 p.m. CT; Television: Fox Sports Oklahoma; Radio: WWLS the Sports Animal and the Thunder Radio Network ...


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 ...


Medicine Ball Abs Workout - 12 Abs Exercises With Medicine Ball  Women's Health

Using a medicine ball is a great way to take your abs workout to the next level. Try these 12 abs exercises with a medicine ball for an effective workout routine.


Delhi High Court Bans Online Sale of Medicines  Inc42 Media

A day after the Madras High Court reserved its verdict after the final hearing, on epharmacy, the Delhi High Court has issued an all-India ban on the online sale ...


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 ...


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

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


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…


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.


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 ...


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 ...


Solving sports medicine's trickiest equine mysteries  Penn: Office of University Communications

Penn Vet's Elizabeth Davidson loves a good horse mystery. She and her team of equine Sports Medicine experts at New Bolton Center have solved many cases ...


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 ...


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

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5007 (Published 29 November 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5007. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...


UP to Get Tele-Medicine, Tele-Radiology Services  The Sentinel Assam

Tele-medicine and tele-radiology facilities will be made available across Uttar Pradesh from January next year, Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh.


Major Fake Medicine Racket Busted in UP: 6 Ways to Check Authenticity at Home  The Better India

A major fake medicine scam has been busted in UP. Here are 6 ways in which you can check the authenticity of the medicine at home.


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.


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).


Bad Medicine  Washington Free Beacon

A pair of medical experts told lawmakers that controversial fetal tissue research has been rendered obsolete thanks to advances using adult stem cells and other ...


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 ...


‘I'm on anxiety medicine’: Simone Biles gets treatment after speaking out on sexual assault  RT

US gymnastics star Simone Biles has revealed she is taking medication to treat anxiety after speaking out about the sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of ...


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 ...


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 ...


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

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4901 (Published 22 November 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4901. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...


Disabled mom's MS medicine results in bill totaling $123000. Her income is $770 a month.  Dallas News

Shereese Hickson's multiple sclerosis was flaring again. Spasms in her legs and other symptoms were getting worse.She could still walk and take...


Japanese scientist Tasuku Honjo receives Nobel for physiology or medicine at ceremony in Stockholm, expresses hopes for wider use of cancer treatment  The Japan Times

Japanese scientist Tasuku Honjo received the Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine at a ceremony Monday in Stockholm, for his discovery of a protein on imm.


Medicine and Dentistry: Undoing an Illogical 150-Year Divide  Forbes

It's no secret that medicine and dentistry have evolved an unnatural professional separation that is helpful to no one and often causes unnecessary suffering on ...


Mount Sinai, Sanofi Partner on Precision Medicine for Asthma  Health IT Analytics

Mount Sinai, Sema4, and Sanofi will collaborate for a large-scale study that aims to accelerate precision medicine for asthma patients.


Too many patients are being overprescribed medicine, Health Secretary says  Metro

Too many NHS patients are being prescribed medicines they do not need, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has said. Almost half of 75-year-olds are taking at ...


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 ...


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 ...


Delhi high court bans online medical sales across country  Times of India

India News: A bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V K Rao passed the order while acting on a PIL filed by Delhi-based dermatologist Zaheer ...


Ex-janitor posed as a DOCTOR and handed out medicine to a schizophrenia sufferer, claim police  Daily Mail

Ex-janitor Kyle Larsen, 32, posed as a Wisconsin physician, dishing out medication to his unsuspecting patients despite his lack of a medical license.


New insights into Zika's microcephaly link, dengue infection  Baylor College of Medicine News

New insights into how dengue and Zika viruses cause disease reveal shared and virus-specific mechanisms, and led to an understanding of Zika's like to ...


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

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4788 (Published 15 November 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4788. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...


NHS medicines optimisation milestone  PMLiVE

Introduction The NHS has already achieved savings of £210m through the use of biosimilar medicines, according to recent figures for 2018/19, and it plans to ...


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 ...


Compass Realty and Santa raise money for WVU Medicine Children's  The Dominion Post

MORGANTOWN —Santa came to the Seneca Center Wednesday to read stories to kids and have pictures taken with them and their families.


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.


The mums who have hoarded months of food and medicine in preparation for Brexit  Daily Mail

Nevine Mann's kitchen cupboards are stuffed with cans of beans and packets of spaghetti. Tubs of paracetamol, ibuprofen and Calpol bottles are crammed into ...


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).


Health Secretary says local stockpiling of medicines unnecessary 13 December 2018  Zenopa

Matt Hancock has issued a letter to healthcare providers stating that in the event of a no Brexit deal, there could be significantly reduced access into Dover and ...


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 ...


Cancarb to expand Medicine Hat operations, add nine jobs  Medicine Hat News

Cancarb adding production unit and expanding its warehousing system at its Medicine Hat production facility, the company announced on Wednesday ...


New voluntary drug pricing deal could cut NHS medicine bill by almost £1bn  National Health Executive

A new voluntary scheme to control the pricing of branded medicines could provide patients with earlier access to new medicines and save the NHS almost a ...


What is medicine?  Medical News Today

Medicine is not just about doctors and nurses but covers a wide range of specialties and qualifications. Find out more about some of the many fields involved in ...


Delhi HC orders ban on online sale of medicines by e-pharmacists across country  Economic Times

Delhi HC has ordered a ban on sale of online medicines by e-pharmacists across the country, and directed the Centre and the AAP Govt to immediately ...


#MeToo movement in medicine: 'Community of allies' required to end culture of sexual harassment  Healio

Hemonc Today | The statistics are staggering.Up to 50% of female medical students report experiencing sexual harassment from faculty or staff, according to a ...


Union seeks surgeon, medicine specialist at GH  The Arunachal Times

ITANAGAR, Dec 13: The Galo Students' Union (GSU) has requested the health & family welfare minister to post a surgeon and a medicine specialist at the ...


Mylan to recall all batches of blood pressure medicine valsartan in US  CNBC

Mylan NV said on Tuesday it is issuing a nationwide voluntary recall of all lots of its blood pressure medicine valsartan, expanding a recall of select batches ...


Refrigeration for 'no-deal' Brexit medicine stockpiles to cost tens of millions of pounds, says Hancock  The Pharmaceutical Journal

The health and social care secretary told MPs that the cost of securing cold-chain storage for stockpiling medicines in the event of a 'no-deal' Brexit would ...