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Voice of America

Why Do We Use 'Rx' for Medicine?
Voice of America
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 ...



Bioelectronic medicine treatment effective for lupus, pilot clinical trial shows
EurekAlert (press release)
CHICAGO, IL -- 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 ...

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BMC Blogs Network (blog)

BMC Medicine at ESC Congress 2018
BMC Blogs Network (blog)
Brian Ference from the Chinese Precision Medicine Initiative presented a talk on the benefit of reducing plasma lipoprotein(a) (Lp[a]) in patients. Lp(a) is associated with cardiovascular disorders, and genome-wide association studies (GWAS) show the ...



Big Think

Single algae cells can help deliver targeted medicine
Big Think
It begins by noting that medicine has been attached to bacteria cells before, but bacteria can multiply and end up causing more harm than good. A potential solution to the problem seems to have been found in an algal cell: the intended object of ...



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 ...
Do wearables have a role to play in precision medicine?MedCity News

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Gulf Times

Regulation of complementary and alternative medicine discussed
Gulf Times
The regulation of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in Qatar was discussed at the latest instalment of Weill Cornell Medicine - Qatar's (WCM-Q) Law and Medicine series. The symposium brought together legal and healthcare professionals from ...



OKCThunder.com

Sharpen Up the Offense, Commit to Moving It – OU Medicine Game Day Report: OKC vs. SAC
OKCThunder.com
Tip-off: 6:00 p.m. CT; Television: Fox Sports Oklahoma; Radio: WWLS the Sports Animal and the Thunder Radio Network. California is in the rear-view mirror. With eyes forward, the Thunder is locked in on their upcoming homestand, and getting a precious ...
October 19, 2018 - TwitterTwitter

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Times of Malta

Reduction in medicine prices
Times of Malta
Simultaneously, 15 generic medicines have been introduced on the local market with a price reduction of up to 60 per cent. Patients can save up to €60 per 56 tablets on the generic medicine Pregabalin, which is indicated in neuropathic pain, when ...



Researchers discuss the role of evidence-based medicine in healthcare decision making
EurekAlert (press release)
A special issue of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES)'s Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making explores the competing perspectives on evidence-based medicine, best practices, and the quality movement in healthcare.



Business Wire (press release)

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 ...Nasdaq

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