Brockmire's second season promised booze but delivered medicine

Brockmire's second season promised booze but delivered medicine

Hank Azaria as BrockmirePhoto: IFC In television, sometimes the most daring move is not to give the people what they want. During the back run of The Sopranos, when the series netted its highest audience share, creator David Chase deliberately piled anticlimax onto anticlimax and eschewed mob mechanics for dysfunctional family drama, inevitably frustrating viewers […]

Indiana School of Medicine-Fort Wayne researcher awarded $1.1 million NIH grant

Indiana School of Medicine-Fort Wayne researcher awarded $1.1 million NIH grant

Yen, Jui-Hung (Jimmy) Jui-Hung (Jimmy) Yen, Ph.D., assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at Indiana University School of Medicine-Fort Wayne (IUSM-Fort Wayne), has been awarded a $1.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for research on repurposing interferon-beta, a Food and Drug Administration treatment for multiple sclerosis, to potentially […]

Food as medicine may hold key in war on diabetes

Food as medicine may hold key in war on diabetes

Singapore has declared war on diabetes. Among the initiatives to combat the disease, the Ministry of Health has set aside $15 million to support the food industry in developing lower-sugar desserts, sauces and beverages, while the Health Promotion Board aims to help Singaporeans cut their sugar intake by nearly a quarter by 2020. It is […]

Health-care reboot: Alternative medicine

Health-care reboot: Alternative medicine

I was so happy to read the Op-Ed regarding rebooting the health-care system. Until our system allows people to use insurance for alternative pain solutions, the majority of people will not try them. Until physicians recommend patients try nondrug options first, people will not try them. Until it becomes mainstream education in the medical universities, […]

More Doctors Needed In The Field Of Asylum Medicine, Says Yale Physician

More Doctors Needed In The Field Of Asylum Medicine, Says Yale Physician

A paper published in this month’s Journal Of General Internal Medicine calls for more doctors to be trained in asylum medicine. These doctors and clinicians perform medical forensic evaluations for people seeking asylum, to assess their claims of persecution and torture. Dr. Katherine McKenzie is director of the Yale Center for Asylum Medicine and a […]

UNSW Medicine alumna appointed CEO of Medicines Australia

UNSW Medicine alumna appointed CEO of Medicines Australia

UNSW Medicine alumna Elizabeth de Somer has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Medicines Australia, the country’s peak body representing the innovative medicine industry. Ms de Somer is the first woman to take on the role. Ms de Somer is no stranger to pharmaceutical innovations. She has worked at the frontlines of the medical field […]

Towards personalised medicine: One type of data is not enough

EMBL researchers have designed a computational method to jointly analyse multiple types of molecular data from patients in order to identify molecular signatures that distinguish individuals. The method is called Multi-Omics Factor Analysis (MOFA), and was published in Molecular Systems Biology today. MOFA could be particularly useful for understanding cancer development, improving diagnosis and suggesting […]

College of Medicine creates new center to spark medical research, innovation

College of Medicine creates new center to spark medical research, innovation

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University College of Medicine has created a new center focused on advancing research and discovery in the delivery of health care services to improve care, enhance population health management and influence health policy. CATALYST, the Center for the Advancement of Team Science, Analytics and Systems Thinking in Health Services […]

Podcast Explores How Giving Patients the Right Diet Cuts Readmission and Cost

Podcast Explores How Giving Patients the Right Diet Cuts Readmission and Cost

CRANBURY, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As healthcare systems strive to achieve the Triple Aim—better care, better health, and lower costs—the best ideas are those that keep people out of the hospital without spending much money. One example is the Food Is Medicine movement, which recognizes that eating healthy prevents chronic conditions or keeps diabetes or heart disease from […]

The nuclear medicine market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.9%

The nuclear medicine market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.9%

LONDON, June 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The nuclear medicine market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.9%The nuclear medicine market is projected to reach USD 5.26 billion by 2023 from USD 3.95 billion in 2018. Factors such as the growing incidence and prevalence of cancer and cardiac ailments and initiatives to lessen the […]