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Blog Archive » Ahmed Rashid: Should junior doctors accept pharma support for clinical research training?

Junior clinical researchers know that there’s really only one way for them to comprehensively get on the academic ladder and prove their credibility. …


Kyle McConkey, B.C. teen who died of leukemia, remembered as fearless, adventurous and funny

Hundreds gathered Friday to remember Kyle McConkey, the 18-year-old from Tsawwassen, who died last week after battling a rare form of leukemia.

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Pacific Northwest

"Austin's House of Mouse" 2nd Annual Mouse Race Fundraiser for Fanconi Anemia

When: October 17th, 2015 (5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.) Doors open at 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $20 per person (Includes beer, soda and snacks) You may bring your own …


Life-saving bone marrow donor found for schoolboy after worldwide search

A life-saving bone marrow donor has been found for a seven-year-old boy with a rare condition.

Time was running out for little Alfie Pennington after …

Bone Marrow

Elizabeth Walker on Twitter

I have Fanconi Anemia! Study us. We hold the key to unlock cancers!@itvthismorning @wonderwomanshel @Lord_Sugar

Autistic Person Included is a Headline Because Reasons

Note: This is satire, or something like it. Also, yes, I use sie/sier/sier's as my pronouns when I'm writing about myself in third person. Everything …


Pledge for Patients

Rare, genetic and undiagnosed conditions are often life-long and serious, affecting multiple systems of the body. Many of them are progressive, …

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Why Health Care Tech Is Still So Bad

LAST year, I saw an ad recruiting physicians to a Phoenix-area hospital. It promoted state-of-the-art operating rooms, dazzling radiology equipment and a lovely suburban location. But only one line was printed in bold: “No E.M.R.”

In today’s digital era, a modern hospital deemed the absence of an …

Medical Technology

Epiretinal prosthesis outcomes remain encouraging for retinitis pigmentosa

By Cheryl Guttman Krader; Reviewed by Stanislao Rizzo, MD

Pisa, Italy—In ongoing follow-up now extending to 3 years, the Argus II Retinal Prosthesis …

Assistive Technology

Novo Nordisk will refile rejected diabetes duo in US

Armed with new clinical data, Novo Nordisk intends to resubmit its marketing applications for diabetes therapies Tresiba and Ryzodeg to the FDA,


Saxenda FDA-approved for Chronic Weight Management

Cited Comments by: Joseph Proietto, MB BS, PhD

Saxenda (liraglutide injection) is now approved for chronic weight management in addition to a …



Butchers and farm shops across the UK are being invited to get involved with ‘Bones for Bones’ – a scheme started by Cheerbrook Farm Shop in …

United Kingdom

Be The Match on Twitter

We #wearyellowforseth. Join us in our mission to find marrow matches for patients like Seth! #BeTheMatch

red de publicación y opinión

Política Internacional - En el marco del recrudecimiento de la crisis ucraniana, la prensa europea informó, acerca de que una nueva iniciativa de los …

Show 987: Should We Strive to Eat Less Salt?

Heated disagreements about whether or not Americans all need to reduce their salt intake have reached the Wall Street Journal. Many public health …

Actualité : Première européenne de transplantation d’un cœur qui a cessé de battre

Vendredi, 27 mars, 2015 - 10:00Grâce à une technique permettant de réactiver les battements du cœur après la mort clinique d’un patient, le nombre de …

Maintaining hope during CML clinical trials - Cancerwise

I was really excited about this trial because it offered me another lifeline. It required only one weekly injection, versus the daily injections of …

Clinical Trials

New fusion gene identified | University of Bergen

Two genes may merge and obtain altered properties. This is nothing new. Such gene fusions are, however, most commonly associated with cancer …


Leaked documents show Tories next benefit cuts will strike carers and disabled

Carers, parents and the disabled could all bear the brunt of £12billion Tory welfare cuts according to leaked documents.

Department for Work and …


Report warns of overprescription for children on Medicaid

ALBANY—Children in five states, including New York, who are on Medicaid are being prescribed antipsychotic drugs for too long at too young an age, a …


Autistic Twins Find Special Comfort Zone When They Run Races, Marathons

Running is a way of life for the Schneider family, but not in the same way as it is for most runners. Twin brothers Alex and Jamie Schneider are

Developmental Disabilities

Guest Post: Gastroparesis Another "But You Don't Look Sick" Disease

Posted by Kathleen Hoffman on Feb 25, 2015 in Blog | 0 comments

Below is a guest post by Melissa Adams VanHouten who suffers from gastroparesis. But …


Lyme Disease UK on Twitter

LDUK's Louise & Natasha do the #lymediseasechallenge @LymeChallenge @sundbunnz @WorldLymeDay @lymetruth #LymeDisease

Can you really freshen up women's 'aging' eggs?

Can you teach an old egg new tricks?

One fertility treatment company claims it can, by rejuvenating women's aging eggs. The company, called OvaScience, says its method aims to improve the health of an egg's mitochondria, which are the tiny powerhouses that give cells the energy to divide and …


Bio-marker set forms the basis for new blood test to detect colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer globally and the second most common cause of cancer deaths. The chance of a cure is high if …

Understanding Glaucoma Chart

Glaucoma is among the main causes of irreversible loss of vision.

It’s a class of disorders which could result in damage of the optic nerve and can …


A Simple Proposal To Fund Maternity Leave

The Family Medical Leave Act in the U.S. mandates that employers (with more than 50 employees) provide 12 weeks of job-protected leave to employees at the time of birth of a child. However, the leave is unpaid. As a result, women who have a baby face a loss in income at precisely the same time they …

Maternity Leave

Dementia trust benefits at launch of new venue

New Leamington venue Bedford Street supported Leamington based charity The Pam Britton Trust for Dementia, at its successful launch on March 12.


Being a Doctor- The ugly side -FUNNY

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Medical Video Title: Being a Doctor- The ugly side -FUNNY


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