Download PDF Although widely disputed, I first came across the quotation at Eli Lilly “None of us is as smart as all of us” as attributed to the American baseball player, Satchel Paige. I must admit that, in the main, I’m not a great fan of sporting motivational quotations applied to business, especially the pharmaceutical […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Mosaic of retinal pigment epithelial cells, visualized with indocyanine green (ICG) and adaptive optics. Credit: Johnny Tam, Ph.D., National Eye Institute Cells of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) form unique patterns that can be used to track changes in this important layer of tissue in the back of the eye, researchers at the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Prolonged exposure therapy is more effective at treating PTSD than Seeking Safety, a coping skills therapy, for patients who also have alcohol use disorder, found a VA San Diego Healthcare System study. The findings offer important guidance for clinicians in the VA health care system, which cares for many veterans coping with both […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A few weeks ago, Auriel August, MD, reached out to me for photos of her at work in the OR. As the Department of Surgery’s communications person, of course, I wanted to know how they would be used. “A reporter might be writing a story,” she told me, but wouldn’t divulge any more […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A Tennessee-based chain of pain clinics that abruptly shut down last summer faces five whistleblower lawsuits accusing it of defrauding Medicare and other health insurers by billing for hundreds of unnecessary urine drug tests and other dubious health services, newly unsealed court records show. The federal suits target Tennessee-based Comprehensive Pain Specialists, also […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF The largest study of bisexual people in the world to date, led by La Trobe University, has examined why bisexual people experience higher rates of psychological distress than heterosexual and homosexual people. Questioning more than 2,600 bisexual people across Australia, the Who I Am study’s aim was to uncover the reasons for poor […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF New research from the University of Sydney has found the severity of febrile seizures following vaccination is no different to febrile seizures from another cause, such as from a virus, and that the majority of seizures are short-lived, self-resolving and don’t require ongoing treatment. While each Australian child would have received 13 vaccinations […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF News Professional Rates of Marijuana Use in Cancer Patients on the Rise in U.S. MONDAY, April 22, 2019 — Many people with cancer use marijuana, and the rates of use in the United States have increased over time, according to a study published online April 22 in Cancer. After analyzing data from the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A federal district judge in Oregon blocked new rules for the federal family planning program issued by the Trump administration and due to take effect May 3. It’s one of several cases out to thwart the changes that would effectively evict Planned Parenthood from the Title X program. Meanwhile, hospitals are gearing up […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Credit: Michal Vitek/Shutterstock For every person in the world who receives a cornea transplant, there are 69 others who still need one. That leaves about 12.5m people with limited sight because there aren’t enough eye donors. But what if we could grow new corneas in the lab? Over the last decade, scientists have […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDFDonna Lynne is the senior vice president and chief operating officer of Columbia University Irving Medical Center and chief executive officer of ColumbiaDoctors.Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A special focus on rogue proteins may hold future promise in stopping the progression of nerve cell destruction in people who have amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or frontotemporal dementia. ALS, a rare but devastating disorder that’s also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, attacks the body’s nerve cells, resulting in progressive muscle weakness as […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Kaiser Permanente researchers find long-term benefits for patients and health organizations that employ screenings, interventions, and referrals. Screenings, interventions, and referrals can help adolescent teens overcome substance abuse in the short-term. Less is known about the long-term effects of those efforts. A new study from Kaiser Permanente, published in the journal Pediatrics, suggests […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Apr 24 2019 Uniqsis reports on how its Flow-UV™ inline UV-Visible spectrometer sets a new benchmark for real-time dispersion and nanoparticle distribution and agglomeration experiments. Designed for use with almost any commercially available flow chemistry system, Flow-UV™ allows dispersion experiments to be monitored in real time so that product collection can be controlled […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Credit: stock.adobe.com Dangerous to both mom and baby, infections or inflammations of the tissue or fluids that surround the fetus often result in preterm delivery with a high risk of serious complications for the infant. A prescription drug used to treat conditions as varied as acetaminophen overdose and cystic fibrosis, N-acetylcysteine (NAC), has […]Continue Reading ...
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