Mount Sinai is on a mission to provide quality health care for all. October 12, 2020, 1:26 PM • 7 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article This report is part of “Turning Point,” a groundbreaking series by ABC News examining the racial reckoning sweeping the United States […]

Ruth O’Regan, M.D., chief of Hematology, Medical Oncology and Palliative Care at the University of Wisconsin, has been named the next Charles A. Dewey Professor and Chair of Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center’s School of Medicine and Dentistry, pending approval by the University Board of Trustees. Dr. […]

IMAGE: A collection of drug response classifiers based on DCO networks view more  Credit: SBNB lab (IRB Barcelona) Cancer driver genes are those with mutations that are essential for tumour development and spread. Led by ICREA researcher Patrick Aloy, scientists from the Structural Bioinformatics and Network Biology (SBNB) Laboratory at IRB […]

Sidra Medicine saves life of teen with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome  28 Sep 2020 – 18:28 Dr Volkan Tuzcu with an international patient Doha: An expert team from Sidra Medicine’s Heart Center have saved the life of a boy born with Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome. WPW is a condition that causes the heart […]

An expert team from Sidra Medicine’s Heart Center have saved the life of a boy born with Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome, that causes the heart to beat abnormally fast for periods of time due to an extra electrical connection in the heart. Abdulla, 16, was brought to Sidra Medicine after experiencing […]

Scientists from the University of Glasgow are developing new ways to predict who will respond to drugs targeting damaged DNA in pancreatic cancer.  Publishing their findings in Gastroenterology, the team used cells grown in the lab (cell lines) and mini replicas of patients’ tumours (organoids) to identify molecular markers that can […]

An old residential house, which hosted the district offices of tuberculosis prevention, leprosy and blindness prevention, on the premises of the Government Wenlock Hospital here will be demolished to construct a five-storeyed super-speciality medicine block of the hospital under the Smart City Mission. Notices have been served on the district […]

DALLAS, Oct. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is working with the Stanford University School of Medicine to review the carrier’s multi-layered approach to supporting the well-being of Customers and Employees during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Southwest Promise encompasses the changes the airline has made to its around-the-clock operations, […]

Now more than ever, it is undeniable how integral science and research have become to public health. Nationwide, doctors, scientists and experts are working around the clock to find the most up-to-date and reliable information to prevent and stop the spread of Covid-19. Here are five must-know women who are […]

A terminally ill Frenchman who had planned to live stream his death on social media told AFP Saturday that he would refuse all food and medication “until the very end”. Alain Cocq, 57, had earlier announced he was refusing all food, drink and medicine from September 5 after French President […]

The best opportunity for preventive care, according to Wojtys, occurs in the teenage years, decades before diagnosis. “Peak bone mass is dependent on 5 main factors: sex, race, hormones, nutrition and physical activity,” he wrote. “Sex and race are nonmodifiable, while nutrition, physical activity and hormones are. “While all the […]

Cancel culture has come to medicine. Dr. Scott Atlas, who was chairman of neuroradiology at Stanford’s medical school until 2012 and more recently a senior fellow at the university’s Hoover Institution, has been singled out for professional erasure by 98 of his former Stanford medical, epidemiological, and health-policy colleagues because […]