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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.

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 ...

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 ...

Chinese New Year 2019: Pigs, luck and why you should avoid medicine, laundry and crying children

Chinese New Year is nearly here - and with it comes a host of superstitions that will apparently dictate how the next 12 months will play out for each of us.

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 ...

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.

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

Diet-related illnesses cost more than US$1 trillion and immeasurable human suffering and pain. Policymakers are beginning to understand that it makes sense ...

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 ...

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 ...

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?

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' ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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 ...

African School founder develops own range of herbal medicines  Oxford Mail

THE founder of Oxford's African School has developed his own range of herbal medicines to support the work of the organisation.

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 ...

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.

Disputed clauses removed from traditional medicine law  Myanmar Times

Clauses deemed controversial by advocates have been removed from the Myanmar Traditional Medicine Council Law after a presidential intervention.

Alex Berenson: Pot is not a cure-all medicine – I told the truth and the backlash has been incredible  Fox News

I knew that writing a book that suggested marijuana was not a cure-all medicine, and that cannabis may even cause psychosis and violence, would cause ...

Fitbit, NIH launch initiative to advance precision medicine study  CNET

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

LHC issues notice to govt against increase in medicine prices  The Express Tribune

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday issued notices to the federal government, Punjab government and the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Man shot while buying medicine  SowetanLIVE Sunday World

A Soweto man witnessed his relative being gunned down while buying medication at a local pharmacy. Michael Dodge Mapaila, 65, was shot dead at Khanya ...

3D printing is changing personalised medicine, finds IDTechEx report  Medical Device Network

A new report published by technology research company IDTechEx has found that 3D printing is disrupting the way in which personalised medicine is provided.

PICS: The National Museum of Health and Medicine is a fascinating nightmare  IOL

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

New nuclear medicine method could improve detection of primary and metastatic melanoma

A new nuclear medicine method for detecting malignant melanoma, one of the most aggressive skin cancers, has been successfully tested for the first time in ...

€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.

New Technologies Spread Precision Medicine to the Community  Medscape

Drs Kris, Rolfo, and Jänne discuss the growing role of technology and artificial intelligence in cancer care.

How sound in a video game 'helps the medicine go down' for kids with ADHD  STAT

In Akili's video game, the core is all about filtering distraction — and being fun. Sound plays a role in rewarding gamers and keeping them playing.

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.

'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 ...

Classical Chinese medicine focus of Feb. 21 lecture at Vassar College  The Daily Freeman

WHAT: Lecture, "The Body-as-Technology in Classical Chinese Medicine"

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 ...

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 ...

'Digital medicine' used for cancer patients in Minnesota for first time ever

University of Minnesota Health and Fairview Health are the first in the world to use digital medicine for cancer patients, which helps people track whether oral ...

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 ...

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 ...

Digital medicine startup Proteus Digital Health pushes into oncology  MedCity News

Silicon Valley startup Proteus Digital Health has partnered with Fairveiw Health Services and the University of Minnesota Health system to provide its digital ...

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.

Shanghai hospital employs robots for medicine delivery  Belarus News (BelTA)

Two robots have recently been hired to deliver medicine at the Shanghai Children's Hospital, marking a historic leap forward in the application of artificial ...

Nurse stole medicine from Polk County Jail, arrested for DUI, sheriff says  FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

A nurse with the Polk County Jail was arrested for DUI after stealing medication from the facility, officials said.

BIZARRE: Man injects self with 'semen' for 18 months as 'alternative medicine' to cure chronic back pain  Times Now

In a bizarre incident, a man injected himself with 'semen' over 18 months to cure himself of a chronic back pain. A report in Irish Medical Journal has cited that he ...

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 ...

Oriental medicine group head vows to list schools on world directory again  Korea Biomedical Review

The head of the Oriental medicine community pledged to have local Oriental medical schools get listed on the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDMS) again ...

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.

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.

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.

WVU Medicine is getting closer to Pittsburgh. Do local health systems have anything to worry about?  HealthLeaders Media

Earlier in January, Uniontown Hospital and West Virginia University Health System moved closer to a partnership that would displace UPMC's longstanding ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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).

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital opens new advanced heart failure center  Chicago Daily Herald

Patients with advanced heart failure can no longer be managed using medicines alone. However, these patients are not out of treatment options. The new ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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" ...

URMC planning new master's program for sign language interpreting in medicine and science  WXXI News

Sarah Latchney is a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She studies environmental toxicology. She's also deaf. Latchney learned ...

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 ...

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.

AHA: Taking Medicine for a Cold? Be Mindful of Your Heart  HealthDay

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 ...

Promote integrated medicine for holistic health  BusinessLine

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

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 ...

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 ...

Growing Air Force's space medicine culture  Pactrick Air Force Base

As space continues to play an increasingly critical role in our nation's defense, the need for the space medicine specialty grows. Medical Airmen within U.S. Air ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

7 Things You Didn't See at the Married to Medicine Season 6 Reunion  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.

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 ...

Top News in Internal Medicine January 18 2019 (12 of 14)  MD Linx

Reuters Health News | January 18, 2019. Independent experts on an advisory panel to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) were divided over whether ...

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 ...

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 ...

English rugby may face significant changes over injuries – head of medicine Kemp  Belfast Telegraph

English rugby's head of medicine admits the game may face “significant changes” in order to address an alarming rise in injury severity.

Hip replacement patients waiting several weeks longer in south zone  Medicine Hat News @MHNGillianSlade. Hatters waiting for hip replacement surgerywait more than seven weeks longer than the provincial average, ...

Franklin Township: Etheridge Family Medicine Hires New Physician Assistant, Shenaz Halani

SOMERSET, NJ - Shenaz Halani is one of Etheridge Family Medicine's newest hires.

Junior doctors ask for family medicine departments  Times of India

HYDERABAD: After the recent incident of a patient with head injury dying at the Osmania general hospital (OGH) and relatives putting the blame on auth.

Medicine Man Technologies, Inc. Announces Launch of Direct...  New Cannabis Ventures

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

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.

Lilly-Loxo Deal Puts Precision Medicine Biotechs Up For Grabs  Investor's Business Daily

Oncology assets, including precision medicine biotechs, could be on the table after Lilly put up an $8 billion bid for Loxo, an analyst says.

Teacher given lifetime ban for giving hay fever medicine to child  Birmingham Live

Former Oldbury schoolteacher has been banned from entering the classroom.