Music for medicine, an exchange of albums for medication in Venezuela

Music for medicine, an exchange of albums for medication in Venezuela

Music for Medicines, a non-profit project campaign urging people to donate medication in exchange for musical albums, kicked off in Caracas last Saturday, aiming to alleviate the consequences of the medicine shortage and the overall healthcare crisis affecting Venezuelans. The project was launched by a group of human rights activists from Venezuelan Education-Action Program on Human Rights […]

Australian Regenerative Medicine Firm 'Lands a Great Partner in China'

Australian Regenerative Medicine Firm 'Lands a Great Partner in China'

A Maxim Group report reviewed the deal between the two companies. In a July 18, 2018, research note, analyst Jason McCarthy reported that Maxim Group raised its price target on Buy-rated Mesoblast Ltd. (MESO:NASDAQ; MSB:ASX) following its recent partnership with a Chinese pharmaceutical company. The new target price, $16 per share, up from $14, compares […]

When 'Concierge Medicine' Came to Town, I Had Some Questions. I Still Do.

When 'Concierge Medicine' Came to Town, I Had Some Questions. I Still Do.

Earlier this year, the health system at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor became the latest to roll out a “concierge medicine” program, joining the ranks of other prominent academic health centers, including Duke Health, Stanford Health Care, and Partners HealthCare, which is affiliated with Harvard Medical School. VIEWPOINTSPartner content, op-eds, and Undark editorials. […]

Solomons government says medicine shortage is easing

Solomons government says medicine shortage is easing

The outpatients area at the National Referral Hospital in Honiara, Solomon Islands. Photo: RNZ/Pacific Koroi Hawkins The Solomon Islands government says a shortage of essential medicines is easing. It said an urgent shipment arrived in this country this past weekend, which allowed medical centres to restock. Doctors had complained of an acute shortage of essential […]

Cutting edge of 18th century medicine on display at Denison House

Cutting edge of 18th century medicine on display at Denison House

Article Tools KRISTEN MULLEN / CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER Tour guide Mark Kahn shows a photograph of a member of the Denison family at the Nathan Denison House in Forty Fort on Sunday. Jeffrey Smith speaks about 18th century medical practices at the Nathan Denison house in Forty Fort. KRISTEN MULLEN / THE CITIZENS’ VOICE cv23denisonp3 […]

Joy Organics celebrates grand opening of THC-free cannabis medicine store

Joy Organics celebrates grand opening of THC-free cannabis medicine store

Joy Organics, a new cannabis medicine and hemp product store in Old Town, celebrated its grand opening Saturday with live music, CBD sampling, and catering by Jay’s Bistro. Rather than sell cannabis to just get high, the new store instead offers THC-free cannabis-based medicine and hemp goods. The store aims to provide “medicine that works,” […]

Dear Annie for for June 23, 2018

Dear Annie for for June 23, 2018

DEAR ANNIE: I have a problem that I don’t think is unique to me. I am a senior in high school and an extremely modest girl. I have nightmares about being seen or treated by male doctors and nurses. My mother is insisting that I go to see her gynecologist, a young man. What she […]

Liquid Biopsy, Key for Precision Medicine

Liquid Biopsy, Key for Precision Medicine

The last 10 years have seen enormous progress in both the understanding of cancer as a disease, as well as the development of targeted therapies, with an unprecedented number of new drugs approved for cancer treatment by the FDA and EMA. The availability of a large set of targeted therapies has created the need for […]

UVM College of Medicine chairs: Fully committed

UVM College of Medicine chairs: Fully committed

This commentary is by The UVM Larner College of Medicine clinic department chairs. Their names and departments are listed at the end of this column. As clinical department chairs at the UVM Larner College of Medicine, we have responsibility for fulfilling the education, research and patient care missions of the College and of our partner, […]

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