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Still against all odds: 'Black Women in Medicine'

Yale News - ‎2 hours ago‎
The women, along with five other trailblazing black physicians, recounted stories of prejudice and triumph in the documentary “Black Women in Medicine,” shown on April 26 at the School of Medicine. The movie combines interviews with the physicians and ...

Blackmores dives into Chinese herbal medicine with $23m buy

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎10 minutes ago‎
The chief executive of vitamins firm Blackmores, Christine Holgate, says there is a huge untapped opportunity in the fast-growing Chinese herbal medicine market as the company seeks to replicate its success in vitamins using newly acquired Byron Bay ...

Defense: Forcing Doctor to Take Medicine Violates His Rights

ABC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
A mentally ill doctor should not be forced to take medicine in a bid to make him competent to stand trial for the killing of a Yale University physician, a public defender told Connecticut's highest court on Thursday.

MEDICINE MATTERS: Unlike Ontario, no $6 million doctors in BC, but 180 who earn over $1 million

Vancouver Sun (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Ontario government is seeking to do what BC started years ago - make family medicine more attractive (lucrative) through a recalibration of fees as Globe and Mail columnist Andre Picard wrote.

Bitter medicine for the Centre

The Hindu - ‎May 4, 2016‎
In fact, it may be even less functionally because not all registered professionals practice medicine. In reality, only people in bigger cities and towns have reasonable access to doctors and hospitals.

Regulating Precision Medicine: Capacity vs. Overreach

Regulatory Focus - ‎2 hours ago‎
In an article published online this week in the Journal of Law and the Biosciences, titled “Precision medicine: drowning in a regulatory soup?
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'Tastes like acid' but NBA veteran says drinking horse medicine healed ACL injury

Washington Post - ‎4 hours ago‎
And something's working, whether it's horse medicine or not. While the 33-year old guard's numbers don't touch those he posted in his peak years from 2005-2008, he has remained a consistent source of bench production for the Warriors for two seasons ...

The World's Most Expensive Medicine Is a Bust

MIT Technology Review - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The medication in question is alipogene tiparvovec, better known as Glybera, a medicine widely heralded as the “first gene therapy” in the Western world and whose approval helped ignite an explosion of investment and excitement around treatments that ...
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Researchers Detail Dangers Of Aristolochia Plant, Say Herbal Medicine Is A 'Global Health Hazard'

Medical Daily - ‎3 hours ago‎
Herbal and homeopathic medicines can be divisive for medical professionals and patients. Some swear by natural remedies that have been passed down through their families; others believe such methods pale in comparison to the effectiveness of modern ...

The dramatic evolution of family medicine at McGill

Montreal Gazette - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Now the program is bursting at the seams with more than 200 medical residents, it functions in French and English, it has been filling 100 per cent of its available spots for the last four years - and it has become the largest department in the ...
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US--Yale-Doctor Killed

Yahoo News - ‎19 hours ago‎
FILE - In this April 27, 2010 file photo, Lishan Wang, center, a Chinese citizen from Beijing, stands as he is arraigned in New Haven Superior Court in New Haven, Conn.

Charleston Southern University senior Ingrid Bonilla turns hardship into passion for medicine

Charleston Post Courier (press release) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ingrid Bonilla's mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, leading Bonilla to pursue a degree in biology at CSU, with plans to study to become a pediatric oncologist.
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New England Journal of Medicine letter calls prostate cancer screening guidelines into question

EurekAlert (press release) - ‎10 hours ago‎
Researchers from NewYork-Presbyterian and Weill Cornell Medicine discuss their findings related to PSA screening in this week's New England Journal of Medicine. In their letter to the editor, published May 5, 2016 the investigators question the results ...
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Meth-laced Christmas cards addressed to Medicine Hat inmates intercepted

CTV News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Two men face charges following a police investigation into the discovery of methamphetamine on Christmas cards addressed to inmates at the Medicine Hat Remand Centre. In December of 2015, remand centre staff intercepted four Christmas cards ...

Providers say they're ready to progress to precision medicine

Healthcare IT News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Two-thirds of healthcare organizations believe personalized medicine is already having a measurable effect on patient outcomes, according to a new survey.

LCTA, Prime Occupational Medicine partnership expected to reduce workers' comp-related medical costs

Greater Baton Rouge Business Report - ‎8 hours ago‎
LCTA Worker's Comp and Prime Occupational Medicine have entered into a partnership that both entities say will help reduce workers' comp-related medical costs for business owners.

Rising medicine costs burden global health systems

EurActiv - ‎May 4, 2016‎
France is leading calls for the G7 to act against the inflation of medicine prices. Treatment costs are rising in rich countries, but can be even higher in the developing world.

Nestle Now Wants to Sell You Medicine

Bloomberg - ‎8 hours ago‎
Nestle is looking to broaden its offerings from food that tastes good, to food that's good for you as it incorporates food-based medicines into its brands. Bloomberg's Matt Campbell explains on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg) ...
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Foundation Medicine Partners With AstraZeneca, Launches Liquid Biopsy Test, Acquires Sequenom Lab

GenomeWeb - ‎May 4, 2016‎
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) - Foundation Medicine this week commercially launched its long-anticipated liquid biopsy assay for clinical use, and announced an expanded partnership with AstraZeneca for developing companion diagnostics as well as the ...