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NHS plans alternative transport routes to avoid no-deal medicine shortage  The Guardian

Plans have been drawn up for the use of alternative transport routes and prioritisation of medicines as part of contingency planning for a no-deal Brexit, ...


Clackmannanshire Meeting Highlights Realistic Approach to Medicine  NHS Forth Valley

The new era of realistic medicine, which aims to move away from the 'doctor knows best' culture to shared decision-making with the patient and their healthcare ...


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 ...


'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.


‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough  The Guardian

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


Pharmacists could dispense alternatives in 'serious' shortages from February  Chemist+Druggist

Pharmacists may be able to dispense an alternative in cases of “serious” medicines shortages from February 9, as a change in law comes one step closer.


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 ...


Taiwan's traditional medicine stores struggle on life support - The Jakarta Post  Jakarta Post

Traditional medicine store owner Gu Cheng-pu knows her dispensary can only stay open as long as her ailing father-in-law lives, their careers hostage to a quirk ...


Prinston Pharmaceutical recalls blood pressure medicine  WVLT.TV

Prinston Pharmaceutical Inc. issued a voluntary nationwide recall of certain blood pressure medicine due detection of a probable human carcinogen.


Talks explore medicine through the ages  Maldon and Burnham Standard

A COURSE on the history of medicine starts next week.


Traditional medicine in Taiwan on life support  Aljazeera.com

Why are traditional Chinese medicine stores are struggling to survive in Taiwan even as Hong Kong and China push to export the industry?


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?


Revealed: UK patients stockpile drugs in fear of no-deal Brexit  The Guardian

Ministers have been urged by top doctors to reveal the extent of national drug stocks, amid growing evidence patients are stockpiling medication in preparation ...


Editas Medicine Announces Publication in Nature Medicine of Data Supporting the Development of EDIT-101 to Treat Leber Congenital Amaurosis 10 (LCA10)  Nasdaq

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 21, 2019-- Editas Medicine, Inc., a leading genome editing company, today announced the journal Nature Medicine published the.


Perspective - Fighting HIV/AIDS: 'Society hasn't progressed as much as medicine'  FRANCE 24

We know we could have a world without AIDS, but society has not progressed as much as medicine has. That's the view of the man who in 2002 was the first ...


Loyola Medicine plans merger with Palos Health  Chicago Tribune

Loyola Medicine and south suburban Palos Health are in talks to merge, the two health care companies announced Monday.


Epilepsy association crowdfunds to buy medicine  Jamaica Observer

Living with epilepsy — the hallmark of which is recurrent, unprov...


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.


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

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l207 (Published 17 January 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l207. Article; Related *content*; Metrics; Responses ...


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 ...


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 ...


Brexit Boxes and Stockpiling Medicines, Britons Prepare for a No-Deal E.U. Exit  TIME

Fears of food and medicine shortages are the top of some people's concerns in the U.K. as the possibility of a no-deal Brexit increased after a proposed deal by ...


As in medicine, making right call in football can require more than one view  The San Diego Union-Tribune

NFL officials are handicapped having to make calls in real time with one view.


The Medicine of Peace in a Land of Conflict  Acupuncture Today

We often read about violence, despair, and political stalemate between Israelis and Palestinians. It's easy to feel overwhelmed and pessimistic. And yet there are ...


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 ...


Brexit: Concerns over medicines, EU workers and the poor  BBC News

The recruitment of health workers and supply of medicines are key concerns for Wales after Brexit, a report says. Public Health Wales (PHW) highlighted how the ...


WVU Medicine Urgent Care in Morgantown receives reaccreditation from the Urgent Care Association  WVU Medicine

The WVU Medicine Urgent Care in Suncrest Towne Centre in Morgantown has received the Accredited Urgent Care redesignation, the highest level of ...


Enhancing analysis of clinical biomarkers in medicine  Health Europa

Published in Genomic Medicine, researchers present new genetic testing technology which enhances precision of analysis of clinical biomarkers in medicine.


WVU Heart and Vascular Institute expands services in Parkersburg  WVU Medicine

The WVU Heart and Vascular Institute is increasing its services at WVU Medicine's medical campus in downtown Parkersburg and enhancing its support of the ...


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

The tail-end of last year brought news that a Chinese scientist had apparently created the world's first genome-edited babies. It left fellow scientists, and the rest ...


Brexit's latest no-deal crisis? Decaying radioactive medicine  Wired.co.uk

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.


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.


Top names in health, medicine gather in Davos for World Economic Forum  STAT

Some of the biggest names in science and medicine are in the Swiss ski resort town of Davos this week to rub elbows with world leaders and one-percenters ...


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' ...


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 ...


Blood test detects Alzheimer's damage before symptoms  Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

A simple blood test reliably detects signs of brain damage in people on the path to developing Alzheimer's disease – even before they show signs of confusion ...


Food is medicine: How US policy is shifting toward nutrition for better health  The Conversation - US

In this new year, millions of Americans will make resolutions about healthier eating. In 2019, could U.S. government leaders further resolve to improve healthier ...


Connections: Why Rochester is a budding hotbed for lifestyle medicine  WXXI News

Rochester is a budding hotbed for lifestyle medicine. The founder of Rochester Lifestyle Medicine says the concentration of lifestyle medicine board-certified ...


School of Medicine hosts innovative assessment research event | Imperial News  Imperial College London

ASSESSMENT INNOVATION - The School of Medicine recently hosted undergraduate education and assessment leads from 14 medical schools.


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.


€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.


Editorial: Regulation of traditional medicine practice urgently needed  The New Times

Last week, the Ministry of Health banned advertisement of health services in the media by practitioners that are not officially recognised. Like in most places ...


Personalized Medicine a Healthcare Revolution  News-Medical.net

Personalised medicine pushes to understand the exact cause of a defect in individual patients, this articlediscusses the push for personalised medicine.


Fan covers Bring Me The Horizon’s ‘Medicine’ in their old-school metal style  NME Live

Bring Me The Horizon fans have shared a cover of their latest single 'Medicine', but in the more heavy metal stylings of the band's past.


Photos: Forsyth Feral Fix with NCSU College of Veterinarian Medicine  Winston-Salem Journal

A cat waits in a cage prior to being fixed as part of the Forsyth Feral Fix program, veterinary students from the North Carolina State University College of ...


Sherwood Park doctor's permit to practice medicine permanently cancelled  Edmonton Journal

A Sherwood Park family doctor with a history of complaints levied against him has agreed to give up his medical licence for good.


Why are so many people still dying from snake bites?  BBC News

Tens of thousands of people die from snake bites worldwide every year. Lack of treatment and even the wrong medicine mean many of these deaths are ...


Emergency Medicine Briefing: Making the Case for the FourHour Standard  PoliticsHome.com

Please find below the Royal College of Emergency Medicine's Brefing: Making the Case for the Four Hour Standard.


The role of the cloud in transforming engagement for precision medicine  Pharmafield

What role does technology play in transforming engagement to deliver precision information for precision medicine? Malia Lewin explores. Oncology is both the ...


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 ...


St. Luke's College of Medicine highlights vital role of medical education  manilastandard.net

In celebration of its 25th anniversary, St. Luke's Medical Center College of Medicine-William H. Quasha Memorial recently staged talks that highlighted the role ...


The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) Announces First-Ever Conference in New Delhi: Introducing a New Partnership with India  GlobeNewswire

Boca Raton, Florida, Jan. 21, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A4M announces a new partnership with India, as part of the company's continued commitment to ...


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 ...


US FDA Approves ONTRUZANT® (trastuzumab-dttb), Samsung Bioepis' First Oncology Medicine in the United States  Business Wire

Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ONTRUZANT® (trastuzumab-dttb), a biosimilar re.


Health Beat: Medicine's next big thing: Stem cells and schizophrenia?  69News WFMZ-TV

Schizophrenia is a difficult mental disorder that causes a person to lose touch with reality. Because the symptoms can be so severe, it's treated with strong drugs, ...


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

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 ...


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 ...


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 in order to encourage them to develop treatments for rare diseases ...


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.


Concern that debt levels may stop youngsters studying medicine  News & Star

The BMA said the bill for education was putting some off pursuing medicine and called for measures widening participation from less well-off areas.


Expanding the definition of medicine  pharmaphorum

Digital therapeutics are adding new elements to the medical world, but their place in the pharmaceutical sector is not yet fully established.


RNAi suppression of sFLT1 for preeclampsia treatment [PreClinical]  2 Minute Medicine

1. The clinical manifestations of preeclampsia result largely from excess circulating soluble vascular endothelial growth factor receptor (sFLT1), produced by.


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

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k5398 (Published 28 December 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k5398. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...


NHS wins legal battle over largest ever medicines procurement for hepatitis C drug  National Health Executive

NHS England (NHSE) has seen off a legal challenge to its largest ever medicines procurement from an American pharmaceutical firm after the High Court ...


Health Europa talk digital medicine and digital health companies  Health Europa

With many digital health companies involved in mergers & partnerships, and with a positive shift in the world of digital medicine and health, significant change is ...


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 ...


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 ...


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.


Consumer Reports: Save money on pet medicine  WFLA

Last year Americans spent almost $30 billion on veterinary services for their pets. Consumer Reports has some tips on how to save money caring for furry family ...


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 ...


Investigating traditional Chinese medicine for a vascular dementia treatment  ABC News

A large review of the evidence has turned up a few substances that could be the subject of further research.


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 National Museum of Health and Medicine is a fascinating nightmare  messenger-inquirer

WASHINGTON - With all the Smithsonians and the National Gallery of Art closed by the federal shutdown, now's a good time to visit D.C.'s lesser-known ...


Fitbit, NIH launch initiative to advance precision medicine study  CNET

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


Sunshine Coast welcomes Griffith Medicine students  Griffith News

50 first year medical students have begun a new chapter in their lives attending the inaugural orientation to Griffith University's Doctor of Medicine (MD) program ...


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 ...


The age of digital medicine is here  pharmaphorum

As technology and traditional healthcare converge, some trends in cutting-edge digital health innovation are emerging. Andrew Thompson, CEO of Proteus, ...


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

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 ...


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 ...


Is AI the future of medicine?  Pharmafield

AI is already having an impact on the drug discovery industry, but short-term hype about the power of AI needs to be kept in perspective.


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.


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 ...


Healthcare Alliance looks to end hallway medicine through partnerships  Mitchell Advocate

With provincial funding recently approved for the Huron Perth Healthcare Alliance (HPHA) to add temporary beds to respond to increased patient demand ...


Here's Bring Me The Horizon's latest track, 'Medicine'  Dork Magazine

The new song is taken from the band's forthcoming full-length 'amo'.


Isle of Man increases medicine stocks ahead of Brexit  Manx Radio

DHSC ups store level from four weeks to six weeks.


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

BMJ 2019; 364 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l82 (Published 10 January 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l82. Article; Related *content*; Metrics; Responses ...


Navy not ready to deliver medicines under no-deal Brexit  The Times

Matt Hancock, the health secretary, has asked for the Navy to help with the delivery of medicines if there is a no-deal Brexit.However, the Navy has warned that it ...


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.


Medicine Hat's first kombucha store opens  Medicine Hat News

mcranker@medicinehatnews.com @MHNmocranker. Medicine Hat's downtown core officially gained a new business this weekend. Though Wicked Rose ...


Crowdfunding for alternative medicine treatments may harm cancer patients  The Peak

Written by: Nathaniel Tok, Peak Associate. In early January, an SFU health sciences professor and a University of Alberta health law and policy professor ...


Clare TD Moves To Allay Fears Over Medicine Supply Post Brexit  Clare FM

Clare's Independent TD has moved to allay fears over the availability of medicine in Ireland post-Brexit. It follows a significant rise in the number of drugs ...


One in Six Britons Considers Stockpiling Food and Medicine for Brexit  Bloomberg

One out of every six Britons has begun or is likely to start stockpiling food and medicine as worries grow that the U.K. will leave the European Union in March ...


Farm Medicine scientist named 2019 Rural Health Fellow  Hub City Times

Josie Rudolphi, Ph.D., associate research scientist at the National Farm Medicine Center, Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, has been recognized as an ...


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 ...


Recall Roundup: Food, medicine recalled due to foreign matter, undeclared ingredients  Carlisle Sentinel

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection *Service* and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration late last week announced multiple recalls of ...


Qatar's first College of Dental Medicine at Qatar University  The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar University (QU) has announced Qatar's first College of Dental Medicine which will start from September this year offering six-year programs leading to the ...


Top News in Internal Medicine January 21 2019 (12 of 35)  MD Linx

A study of more than 400 adults with prehypertension, or stage 1 high blood pressure, found that combining a low-salt diet with the heart-healthy DASH diet ...


Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine to see new medical building, curriculum  The Post

The Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine (HCOM) will develop a new medical building and curriculum, both of which will be the first of their kind in the U.S..


Keshon Williams: CHRISTUS Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week  EastTexasMatters.com

Longview, Texas (KETK) Meet Keshon Williams, our CHRISTUS Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Athlete of the Week. He is a student athlete from Pine ...


Medicine Hat Mud Hens win gold at ringette tournament  CHAT News Today

The Medicine Hat Mud Hens pose with their gold medals after winning in the U16A division at the Esso Golden Ring Tournament on SundaySubmitted photo: ...