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Bioelectronic medicine treatment effective for lupus, pilot clinical trial shows
Medical Xpress
A bioelectronic medicine device was effective in reducing pain and fatigue in patients with lupus, according to Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Professor Cynthia Aranow, MD, who will present pilot clinical trial results Tuesday at the American ...

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VOA Learning English

Why Do We Use 'Rx' for Medicine?
VOA Learning English
The “Rx” sign is formed by placing a line across the right foot of the letter “R.” It represents the word “prescription” and has come to mean “take this medicine.” In the States, we often see this sign on drug stores and doctor's offices. It also ...



New Haven Register

Preventive Medicine: Flu, fools, fanatics, and you
New Haven Register
Ordinarily at this time of year I say you should get your flu vaccine, and let you know I've just gotten mine. Due to an intense flurry of recent travel, I am obligated to say I am about to get mine — but the rest of the narrative is quite perennial ...



Salon

How cancer changed this former Google exec's views on AI and medicine
Salon
The cancer also showed him, in an intensely personal way, how much AI can and will bring to health and medicine. “It is inevitable that AI will play a major role in the current trend of the personalization of medicine,” Lee said. An obsessive work ethic.



Chicago Daily Herald

Drugmakers may have to disclose prices of medicine in television ads
Chicago Daily Herald
WASHINGTON -- The nation's top health official proposed on Monday that pharmaceutical companies be required to include the list price of medicines in television advertisements to consumers -- the boldest in a series of efforts by the Trump ...



Healthcare IT News

Where wearables fit into the future of precision medicine
Healthcare IT News
"We are now seeing the information along with medicine providing the potential for better health outcomes," said Divakar Ramakrishnan, chief digital officer of Eli Lilly. "The devices, wearables, sensors – when you take that info along with fairly ...

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Forbes

Pharma Failures Actually Advance Medicine
Forbes
Creating new medicines is extremely difficult and only one in 10 experimental medicines that enter human trials actually results in an FDA approval. Lowe acknowledges these challenges. But he also refers to these failures as “drug development sins” – a ...



Gulf Times

HMC to host conference on emergency medicine
Gulf Times
The Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is to host the 4th World Academic Congress of Emergency Medicine (WACEM 2018) along with the 10th anniversary of the Hamad Trauma Centre, bringing together 2,000 healthcare professionals from Qatar and ...



UT The Daily Texan

Two UT faculty honored by National Academy of Medicine
UT The Daily Texan
This week, two UT faculty were recognized by the National Academy of Medicine. Nicholas Peppas, professor of chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, medicine and pharmacy at UT Austin, became the first engineer to receive the Adam Yarmolinsky ...



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Genentech's Investigational Personalized Medicine Entrectinib Shrank Tumors in People with NTRK Fusion-Positive ...
Business Wire (press release)
Genentech is leveraging its expertise in developing personalized medicines and advanced diagnostics, in conjunction with Foundation Medicine, to develop a novel diagnostics approach using next-generation sequencing that will help identify people with ...
Roche's investigational personalised medicine entrectinib shrank tumours in people with NTRK fusion-positive solid ...GlobeNewswire (press release)

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