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‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough  The Guardian

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

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 ...

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: (Published 17 January 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;364:l207. Article; Related *content*; Metrics; Responses ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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' ...

Doctor fired after giving 'potentially fatal' doses of pain medication to 27 patients  CNN

A doctor is accused of giving potentially fatal doses of pain medication to at least 27 patients who were near death, according to an Ohio hospital.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

What a gynecologist never keeps in her medicine cabinet  Today Show

Is it safe to douche? Gynecologist Dr. Jen Gunter separates myth from medicine in her new book: The Vagina Bible, which will be published in Sept. 2019.

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

Genome-editing offers new tools for diagnostics, drug discovery and treating disease.

Fitbit, NIH launch initiative to advance precision medicine study  CNET

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

Brexit: Scotland starts stockpiling food, medicine for no deal  The Scotsman

Scottish Brexit secretary Mike Russell has revealed some of the “regrettable” preparations being made for a possible no-deal exit from the EU as he urged UK ...

3D printing is Disrupting the Way We Provide Personalized Medicine, Finds IDTechEx Research  PRNewswire

BOSTON, January 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- From its humble beginnings in the late 1980s, through to the global force that it is today, the capabilities of 3D...

Growing Air Force's space medicine culture > US Air Force > Article Display  Air Force Link

Medical Airmen assigned to U.S. Air Force Space Command are charged with delivering care to the Airmen who launch, monitor and operate the Air Force's ...

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 to encourage them to develop treatments for rare diseases which ...

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 ...

#VisualAbstract: Hybrid Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer  2 Minute Medicine

1. A hybrid minimally invasive esophagectomy approach (Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy) was found to have lower rates of intraoperative and postoperative ...

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.

'Critical medicine list' to help cope with worst-case scenario

Cancer patients, diabetics and newborns in neonatal units are believed to be on the "critical list" being compiled to guard against medicine shortages here after ...

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.

Considering the culture of consent in medicine  Scope

In this Stanford Medicine Unplugged piece, medical student,Lauren Joseph shares her experience about practicing consent in the medical field.

Doug Ford can end ‘hallway medicine’ by letting health-care providers actually compete  Financial Post

Ontario Premier Doug Ford uses the term “hallway medicine” to describe the overcrowding in hospitals, with patients languishing outside for want of beds.

vTv Therapeutics Announces Publication of Comprehensive Data in Science Translational Medicine Detailing the Discovery and Clinical Development of TTP399, including Results of Phase 2 AGATA Study  Global Banking And Finance Review

vTv Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: VTVT) today announced the publication of a paper in Science Translational Medicine showcasing the discovery and ...

Heal CEO Sees Doctor House Calls as the Future of Medicine  Bloomberg

Heal Chief Executive Officer Nick Desai and Chairman Paul Jacobs discuss the startup's mission to enable doctors in making house calls. They speak with ...

XIFIN Enters Precision Medicine Informatics Market with the Launch of VisualStrata®  Business Wire

XIFIN unveiled VisualStrata, the only precision medicine informatics platform that curates and visualizes diagnostic, clinical and financial data.

Brexit's latest no-deal crisis? Decaying radioactive medicine

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.

WVU Medicine cleft and craniofacial team receives ACPA approval  WV News

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The WVU Medicine cleft and craniofacial team has received approval by the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA).

Why we need both God and medicine to overcome trauma  America Magazine

As part of the Ignatian Colleagues Program, a leadership opportunity for lay administrators and faculty at Jesuit institutions, I read the Rev. Bryan Massingale's ...

€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.

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.

The path to medicine  Enterprise-Tocsin

I read with much interest the front page article by Bryan Davis titled 'Coming home – Aspiring surgeon Simpson to teach science at Ruleville' and, yes, I receive ...

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.

The first 'living medicine': Revolutionary GM microbes can 'mop up' toxins in the human body  Daily Mail

The genetically modified bacteria created by Synlogic, a firm co-founded by MIT, could be used to treat liver and bowel diseases by mopping up toxins inside the ...

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 ...

Top performing matriculant hopes to get the necessary funding to study medicine  702

An 18-year-old matriculant from Langa High School in the Western Cape has beaten the odds to achieve stellar results, passing with six distinctions last year.

Former U.S. Surgeon General Hatcher speaks today at FSU's College of Medicine

Dr. David Satcher, appointed the 16th Surgeon General of the United States by President Bill Clinton, will speak on the importance of student activism Thursday ...

Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. announces launch of direct operator division of licensed cannabis operations  PRNewswire

DENVER, Jan. 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Medicine Man Technologies (OTCQX: MDCL), a leading consulting, intellectual property licensing and products ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

Emiko Ishihara, DO, joins Southcoast family medicine staff

DARTMOUTH — Southcoast Health said they were pleased to announce that Emiko Ishihara, D.O. has joined Southcoast Physicians Group Family Medicine.

Starbucks’ Medicine Ball eases cold symptoms, Jenna Bush Hager says  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland NEW YORK -- As cold and flu season is among us, Jenna Bush Hager has a recommendation to help with ...

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde goes live with Orion Health Medicines  Digital Health

Clinicians and GPs in Glasgow will have a greater knowledge of the medicines a patient is taking thanks to the roll-out of a new software system. NHS Greater ...

Veteran-owned medical marijuana dispensary opening in Medicine Park  KSWO

An Army veteran is opening a medical marijuana dispensary in Medicine Park that he hopes can change the lives of other local veterans.

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 Alliance for Regenerative Medicine Releases Initial Slate of Presenting Companies at the 2019 Inaugural Cell & Gene Meeting on the Mediterranean  GlobeNewswire

WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE -- The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM), the international advocacy ...

Watch Bring Me The Horizon's alternate "medicine" video  Alternative Press

Did you know that Bring Me The Horizon have an entirely different version of their “medicine” music video available to watch? The alternate cut of the clip for the ...

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.

Diversity in clinical trials defines good science and better medicine  STAT

Most clinical trials don't reflect the diversity of Americans. This hinders the use of personalized medicine, which is reshaping health care.

Global Sports Medicine Devices Market to 2025: Analysis & Outlook by Product, Application and Region -  Business Wire

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Sports Medicine Devices Market by Product and Application: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast,2017 - 2025" ...

Dr Hook & the Medicine Show vocalist Ray Sawyer dies aged 81  The Guardian

The musician famous for wearing an eye patch died 'peacefully in his sleep' after a brief illness.

Promote integrated medicine for holistic health  BusinessLine

Combining AYUSH with modern medicine will be effective, especially for treating non-communicable diseases.

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 ...

Should You Give Someone a Taste of Their Own Medicine?  Psychology Today

Some people are able to emotionally identify with your hurt only by experiencing some of it themselves. But this “medical” remedy is all too likely to backfire.

Brookwood Baptist Health forms sports medicine practice - Shelby County Reporter  Shelby County Reporter

Brookwood Baptist Health has launched its new practice, Precision Sports Medicine and Orthopedics, with multiple locations including facilities in Alabaster, ...

Digital medicine: helping young children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder  Health Europa

CHOP researchers evaluated a digital medicine tool designed as an investigational treatment for young children with autism and attention deficit hyperactivity ...

Medicine Myths  SDPB Radio

In The Moment ... January 17, 2019 Show 497 Hour 2 On Call with the Prairie Doc airs Thursday nights at 7pm CT on SDPB TV. Tonight's shiow is called "Myths.

FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine announces appointments to Dean's Advisory Council  FIU News

Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine (HWCOM) has appointed Dr. Carmel J. Barrau as chairman and Dr. Albert R. Taño as ...

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 ...

Escaping Burnout in Medicine – One Book at a Time  Physician's Weekly

Jan 17, 2019 | Doctor's Voice | 0 |. Let me open up my world to you and share with you the stories that helped me throughout my medical and personal journey, ...

Viagra Announces Real Medicine That Gave Customers Erections Was Confidence All Along  The Onion

NEW YORK—In a surprise announcement Tuesday, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer revealed that the blockbuster drug Viagra contained absolutely no active ...

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

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

Edmonton Oil Kings fall in shootout to Medicine Hat Tigers  Edmonton Journal

The Edmonton Oil Kings have yet to figure out how to win in a shootout this season.On Wednesday, the Oil Kings lost 4-3 in a shootout, on the road, to the ...

Marni Soupcoff: Rand Paul visits an island of 'capitalist medicine' in socialist Canada  National Post

There is nothing hypocritical about this vocal critic of medicare paying for his own surgery at a renowned private clinic.

The National Museum of Health and Medicine is a fascinating nightmare  The Washington Post

A collection of medical specimens dating back to the Civil War, this museum is not for the squeamish.

Faculty of Medicine program opens opportunities to Black MD students  News@UofT

Growing up, Chantal Phillips was not sure whether medical school was for her. It wasn't because she wasn't interested, but because she couldn't see anyone ...

Married to Medicine Season 6 Reunion: Behind the Scenes | The Daily Dish  Bravo

Get ready to see even more receipts from when the ladies and their husbands reunited to discuss Season 6. by Sarah Hanlon. January 16, 2019 • 1:04 PM ET.

Tribes face food and medicine crisis as shutdown continues, lawmakers are told  Washington Post

As the partial government shutdown drags on, Native American tribes in urban and rural areas are facing food shortages and a health care crisis because ...

Duncan Cancer Center gets new home at McNair  Baylor College of Medicine News

Baylor College of Medicine is consolidating its NCI-designated Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center clinics and services into one location on the ...

Medicine Hat and Swift Current Selected as Co-Hosts of 2019 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge  Canadian Hockey League

For the first time in the 33-year history of the event, the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge – an international showcase of the best young hockey talent in the ...


Dear Editor We actively read the Christmas paper of Koplewitz et al. that was gifted to us by the 2018 BMJ Christmas issue and think that some observations can ...

An Exciting Time Ahead For Editas Medicine Inc. (NASDAQ:EDIT) As The Firm Seeks To Shake Off The Ghosts Of 2018  FDA Headlines

Jan 17, 2019 | Business. An Exciting Time Ahead For Editas Medicine Inc. (NASDAQ:EDIT) As The. Last year, Editas Medicine Inc. (NASDAQ:EDIT) posted ...

Exercise and high blood pressure head  NHS Website

'Exercise is just as good as pills for lowering high blood pressure, study reveals' The Sun reports.

Kaiser Permanente launches united Permanente Medicine brand - News - MM&M  Medical Marketing and Media

Kaiser Permanente has rebranded its physician group, Permanente Medical Group, to emphasize a unified and clear approach to healthcare. The new brand ...

Executing Pick-and-Roll Coverages is the Key – OU Medicine Game Day Report: OKC vs. LAL | Oklahoma City Thunder

The NBA is a copycat league, as Paul George described after the Thunder's loss on Tuesday to the Atlanta Hawks. Though the personnel and precise tactics will ...

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

Bring Me The Horizon have revealed another new track in the run up to the release of their forthcoming album 'amo'. The new cut is titled 'Medicine' and sits as ...

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital implements new medicine system designed to help doctors  Glasgow Live

A Glasgow hospital has implemented a new medicine system which gives clinicians a more complete and up-to-date list of the medications their patients are ...

Gene therapy blocks peripheral nerve damage in mice  EurekAlert

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a gene therapy that blocks axonal degeneration, preventing axon ...

Gannett Gets a Taste of Its Own Medicine  Bloomberg

It's being targeted by a hostile bidder that's employing the same logic Gannett used in its own pursuit of Tribune Publishing.

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

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

Steel City Internal Medicine-UPMC Moves Into Franklin Plaza Shopping Center – Ellwood City, PA news

Back in early December of 2018, a new UPMC Primary Care facility moved into the Giant Eagle Plaza in Ellwood City. This new facility is Steel City Internal ...

Music In Medicine: NVRH Reports Strong Support To Expand Music Program  Caledonian Record

With the support of community members, staff and former and current patients, Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital (NVRH) has reached its annual appeal ...

Medicine Stolen, Recovered In Maplewood  Maplewood, NJ Patch

Medicine Stolen, Recovered In Maplewood - Maplewood, NJ - Police recovered the merchandise after responding to a shoplifting report at Walgreens.

Prince Charles' FEUD with doctor REVEALED: 'He's so wrong about medicine'  Express

PRINCE Charles has angered the medical profession, including one of Britain's most eminent doctors, with his controversial views on alternative therapies.

The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription  Yorkshire Post

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some 'over the counter' medicines such as constipation and athletes foot in a bid to save cash.

Re: Rethinking medicine  The BMJ

I welcome several elements of Marshall et al's editorial: their support for helping doctors (and other clinicians not mentioned here) to “develop more productive ...

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 ...

ART & SOUL: Laughter is the best medicine  The Compass

A long time ago, a wise person told me that whenever I felt depressed or down, lonely or blue, to watch a comedy show. It won't lift you out of clinical depression ...

Leeds schoolgirl Hoshi has left her ‘legacy in medicine’  Yorkshire Evening Post

A 12-year-old schoolgirl who was tragically killed in a road accident will be remembered at her school as part of a moving tribute. Hoshi Naylor, a pupil at The ...

The age of digital medicine is here - pharmaphorum  pharmaphorum

As technology and traditional healthcare converge, Dr Paul Tunnah reflects on trends in cutting-edge innovation and the current state of play in digital health.

RFU head of medicine wants tougher sanctions for high tackles  Belfast Telegraph

English rugby's head of medicine has called for “significant changes” in order to address an alarming rise in injury severity.

A&M Health Science Center, BVCOG training others to use opioid overdoses medicine  KBTX

Dozens of people gathered at the Brazos Valley Council of Governments to learn how to prevent opioid overdoses with emergency medication.

Medicine Ball Caravan: January 17, 2019  KRVS

Sounds of Scott H. Biram, Durwood and Lucinda Williams kick off Thursday's MEDICINE BALL CARAVAN on KRVS (11am-noon Central Standard on 88.7FM ...