Royal Society of Medicine elects Pakistani-origin doctor as ENT section president

Royal Society of Medicine elects Pakistani-origin doctor as ENT section president

LONDON: A British-Pakistani doctor has been elected as the president of the Royal Society of Medicine’s (RSM) Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) department in recognition of his services to the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and medical education. A consultant ENT doctor, Professor Dr Shahed Quraishi OBE becomes the first Pakistani ever to get appointed to this post. The […]

HMC to host conference on emergency medicine

HMC to host conference on emergency medicine

The Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) is to host the 4th World Academic Congress of Emergency Medicine (WACEM 2018) along with the 10th anniversary of the Hamad Trauma Centre, bringing together 2,000 healthcare professionals from Qatar and internationally.Under the theme Bridging Gaps and Building Networks in Trauma, Emergency, and Acute Care Medicine: Best Evidence and Practice […]

New Volunteers in Medicine CEO expects more people will be needing care

New Volunteers in Medicine CEO expects more people will be needing care

Less than three weeks after becoming CEO of Volunteers in Medicine Jacksonville, Jennifer Ryan is already working on how to handle a big health care change coming in 2019. Currently the Affordable Care Act requires that all Americans buy health insurance or pay a tax penalty. Next year that so-called “individual mandate” ends, which will […]

How cancer changed this former Google exec's views on AI and medicine

How cancer changed this former Google exec's views on AI and medicine

Kai-Fu Lee became a legend in artificial intelligence research and the tech world because of his groundbreaking work the past three decades with Apple, Microsoft, and Google. But Lee says cancer has radically changed the way he views technology, his life, and the world of medicine. In September 2013, the former head of Google China […]

Two UT faculty honored by National Academy of Medicine

Two UT faculty honored by National Academy of Medicine

This week, two UT faculty were recognized by the National Academy of Medicine. Nicholas Peppas, professor of chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, medicine and pharmacy at UT Austin, became the first engineer to receive the Adam Yarmolinsky Medal from the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), of which Peppas is a member. He is one of three […]

PHOTOS: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Black Ties for White Coats Gala

PHOTOS: Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine Black Ties for White Coats Gala

Article Tools CHRISTOPHER DOLAN / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Cards at each place at tables at the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine’s annual Black Ties for White Coats scholarship gala introduces the donor to a student who benefits from the event at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Dr. Steven Scheinman, dean of the Geisinger […]

Preventive Medicine: Flu, fools, fanatics, and you

Preventive Medicine: Flu, fools, fanatics, and you

Preventive Medicine: Flu, fools, fanatics, and you Ordinarily at this time of year I say you should get your flu vaccine, and let you know I’ve just gotten mine. Due to an intense flurry of recent travel, I am obligated to say I am about to get mine — but the rest of the narrative […]

Five surprising factors that could keep you thin

Five surprising factors that could keep you thin

+2  **This image is for use with this specific article only.** Laughter is not only the best medicine, it is the most effortless way to burn calories. Chuckling through a 15-minute stand-up comedy routine can burn between 10 and 40 calories. And this feel-good activity releases a feel-good hormone called serotonin that could reduce appetite. […]

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