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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.


The Future of Medicine  National Geographic

How new technologies and ancient remedies are transforming health care.


He left photography for medicine once. Could he do it again?  National Geographic

Max Aguilera-Hellweg was pursuing a career in medicine. But then he received a surprise phone call.


Veterinary Medicine Supply Problem: Isoflurane  GOV.UK

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


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 ...


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 ...


Can artificial intelligence help doctors with the human side of medicine?  Scope

Two leaders of Stanford's Presence Center — Abraham Verghese and Sonoo Thadaney Israni — explore how AI can enhance the human side of patient care.


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.


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, ...


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.


Spinal injury led Duke doctor to pediatric medicine  CBS17.com

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) - After years concentrating on sports, Dr. Bill Malcolm now devotes his talents to healing Duke Hospital's tiniest patients. It took a ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


2 Minute Medicine Rewind December 11, 2018  2 Minute Medicine

The risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is significantly increased in patients with active cancer. While parenteral prophylactic anticoagulation has been ...


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 ...


WVU Medicine first in state to use ECMO procedure  WV News

MORGANTOWN — West Virginia University Heart and Vascular Institute physicians recently became the first in the Mountain State to use extracorporeal ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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…


‘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 ...


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 ...


Medicine, nursing and health sciences graduates reminded to be humble  Fiji Times

BEING humble while carrying out their duties was the message by Fiji National University pro-vice-chancellor Professor James Pounder to College of Medicine, ...


SPORTS MEDICINE: A heartfelt goodbye to Willis  nwitimes.com

Even 20-plus years apart, “last times” come too close. The last time I authored a column like this, it was 24 years ago — nearly to the day. I was hoping, at the ...


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.


Spain plans to ban alternative medicine in health centres  The Guardian

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


Apple Watch study could have benefits for preventive medicine  Financial Times

A global study conducted for a large insurance company with tech giant Apple has concluded that people are prepared to dramatically increase their exercise ...


Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Market – An Overview of Technological Innovations and Opportunity Analysis |  Medgadget

The Global Artificial Intelligence in Medicines market was valued at $719 million in 2017 and is estimated to reach $18119 million at a CAGR of 49.6%


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 ...


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 ...


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.


National plan aims to halve unnecessary medicine use by seniors  Australian Ageing Agenda

A newly-released national strategy aims to cut the amount of harmful or unnecessary medicines taken by older Australians in half within five years. Professor ...


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Internal Medicine Resident Earns First “Above and Beyond” Award  UNLV NewsCenter

Saving lives at work is expected of hospital physicians, but sometimes they are called upon to use their skills when they least expect it. Dr. Yen Cao, a ...


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).


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.


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Teething gels for babies and children to be sold in pharmacies only  GOV.UK

Parents and caregivers are being advised products containing lidocaine used for teething in babies and children will be sold only in pharmacies from 2019.


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.


A Bright Sight: New Atypical Plasma Source Improves Plasma Medicine  Advanced Science News

Plasma medicine is the emerging discipline dealing with the use of cold, atmospheric pressure plasmas as a tool to interact with living matter for therapeutic ...


Cancer, genomics and personalised medicine: Modelling oncology's future[:de]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 ...


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 ...


Precision medicine collaborations to continue through Flinn seed-grants program  Flinn Foundation

Seven research partnerships between Arizona biomedical scientists and clinicians are being funded by a Flinn Foundation program for precision medicine.


Local Pharmaceutical Companies Wants Medicine Imports Restricted  Modern Ghana

Local pharmaceutical companies have made *fresh* appeals for the government to enforce the policy on restricted imports of some medicines which are produced ...


Grad conquers hurdles, sets sights on medicine  https://fgcu360.com/

Sarah Cushion is going to be a doctor someday. She doesn't yet know what medical field she wants to pursue or where she's going to medical school (although ...


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 ...


434 students graduate from FNU's College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences  Fiji Times

A TOTAL of 434 students today graduated from the Fiji National University's (FNU) College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences (CMNHS). FNU acting vice ...


Keep prescription drugs out of the wrong hands in environmentally safe fashion  Hometownlife.com

Drug disposal: Families Against Narcotics chapter takes opportunity for safe drug disposal to senior living complex.


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).


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Taboo "below the belt" cancers featured in Baylor College of Medicine exhibit - TMC News  Texas Medical Center News

Kelly Gale Amen, the founder of Cancer Below The Belt, focuses his health activism on the “Dirty Dozen” or the 12 cancers that hit at waist level or lower ...


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 ...


Study finds arthroscopy simulator benefits trainees  Baylor College of Medicine News

A new study found that orthopedic surgery residents made significant improvements on their knee and shoulder surgical skills using a virtual arthroscopic ...


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 ...


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.


Netflix's marvellous medicine as media giant unveils Roald Dahl deal  Sky News

The Nasdaq-listed streaming *service* will announce a deal with the estate of the famous children's author, Sky News can reveal.


Doctor practised medicine for 22 years without qualification  Personnel Today

The qualifications of around 3,000 foreign doctors in the UK are being checked after it emerged a woman practised psychiatry for 22 years without a medical ...


No foul play suspected in man's death  Medicine Hat News

Medicine Hat News. Medicine Hat police say foul play is not suspected in the death of a man discovered outside Wednesday morning in South Ridge. Police say ...


‘Vote for the deal’ May’s Brexit deal will STOP medicine shortage, says Hancock  Express

THE Government today opened up a new front in pressuring MPs to vote for Theresa May's Brexit deal next month - claiming it was the best way to ensure Britain ...


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

Building refrigeration capacity to store stockpiles of medicines in the event of a 'no-deal' Brexit is expected to cost in the “low tens of millions” of pounds, the ...


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 ...


Margaret Becklake: internationally renowned epidemiologist and respiratory medicine specialist  The BMJ

BMJ 2018; 363 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.k4894 (Published 19 November 2018) Cite this as: BMJ 2018;363:k4894. Article; Related *content*; Metrics ...


Hematology Researcher and Dean of Medicine Elected NAI Fellow  Stony Brook News

STONY BROOK, N.Y., December 12, 2018 – Kenneth Kaushansky, MD, MACP, Senior Vice President of the Health Sciences and Dean of the Renaissance ...


Global Biotin Market 2018 – Zhejiang Medicine, SDM, Hegno, Shanghai Acebright, NUH, Anhui Tiger Biotech, Kexing Biochem  Industry News Insights

The report gives the detailed overview of Global “Biotin“ Market 2018 and predicts future market trends throughout the forecast period from 2018 to 2025.


Much-loved mum accidentally overdosed on prescribed pain relief medicine - inquest told  Gazette Live

The day before she died, Deborah Simms, 45, had been in 'good spirits', happily chatting with her mum.


Scott Wilkes: Studying medicine has been for the privileged, but that's got to change - The BMJ  The BMJ

Improving access to medical school is not just a question of “doing the right thing,” it's critical for our profession. The creation of 1500 new medical school places ...


Using Gold Nanoparticles to Rapidly Detect Cancer DNA | Medicine  Sci-News.com

Using as little as 1 picogram of purified DNA sample (think 2.5 trillion times lighter than a penny), scientists at the University of Brisbane have developed a ...


Report indicates opioid deaths still growing in Medicine Hat  CHAT News Today

Your browser does not support HTML5 MP4 video playback. Please use a different browser to watch this video, or install/upgrade the Flash Player. Your browser ...


Travel Question: How can I bring my prescription medicine to Dubai?  The Independent

Q We are going to Dubai and will be taking prescription medicine with us. Do we need to get permission from Dubai authorities to take this into the country?


Retired Greenock GP is unleashing the wild side of medicine in her first novel  Greenock Telegraph

A RETIRED Greenock GP is unleashing the wild and dark side of medicine in her first novel.


Gifts to Centre Volunteers in Medicine to Be Matched Through December -  State College News

Donations to Centre Volunteers in Medicine during the month of December once again will have double the impact, thanks to Lance and Ellen Shaner.


Access to medicine after Brexit: Lords ask Minister for clarity  Pharmafield

The House of Lords EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee has written to Matt Hancock MP asking for clarity on access to medicine after Brexit.


Street medicine: Bringing health care to Phoenix’s unsheltered homeless  Cronkite News

A new collaborative street medicine program connects Phoenix homeless population in need to existing health care services.


Province expands the practising scope of midwives  Medicine Hat News

gslade@medicinehatnews.com @MHNGillianSlade. The scope of practice for midwives in Alberta has been expanded. Midwives with the appropriate additional ...


Ryan Reynolds to Produce Horror Story ‘The Patient Who Nearly Drove Me Out of Medicine’ (EXCLUSIVE)  Variety

Twentieth Century Fox has partnered with New Regency to buy supernatural horror project “The Patient Who Nearly Drove Me Out of Medicine” and set it up with ...


Multi-million pound funding boosts life-enhancing medicines  Open Access Government

Companies in Northumberland, Oxford and London will adopt new digital technologies to support the manufacture of next-generation medicines and treatments.