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British Medical Journal

  • newAlec J Coppen

    Alec J Coppen

    bmj;365/apr26_8/l1731/FAF1faAlec Coppen was director of the Medical Research Council unit for neuropsychiatric research in Epsom, England (1959-1988), honorary fellow of the Royal College of...
    - 54 mins ago, 26 Apr 19, 6:46am -
  • newAustin Joseph

    Austin Joseph

    bmj;365/apr26_7/l1931/FAF1faAustin Joseph qualified from Trivandrum Medical College in the south Indian state of Kerala. He had a varied career, starting out in Mumbai where he obtained his BSc and...
    - 54 mins ago, 26 Apr 19, 6:46am -
  • newAlasdair Iain Macdougall

    Alasdair Iain Macdougall

    bmj;365/apr26_6/l1730/FAF1faAlasdair Iain Macdougall was a consultant physician and nephrologist at Stobhill Hospital, Glasgow. Except for national service in the Royal Navy, his early posts were at...
    - 1 hour ago, 26 Apr 19, 6:26am -
  • newDavid Paintin

    David Paintin

    bmj;365/apr26_5/l1729/FAF1faDavid Paintin started his specialist training in Bristol and completed it in Aberdeen, where Professor Sir Dugald Baird convinced him that women with unwanted pregnancies...
    - 1 hour ago, 26 Apr 19, 6:25am -
  • newThomas Black

    Thomas Black

    Thomas Black (“Tom”) was a general practitioner working in Toukley, New South Wales, Australia. After graduating he completed his GP training in Worcestershire before travelling to Australia to work...
    - 1 hour ago, 26 Apr 19, 6:21am -
  • newRichard Green

    Richard Green

    Richard Green was a key pioneer who helped transform society’s view of homosexuality and transsexuality from that of a classified mental disorder; a criminal offence; a bar to immigrating to the US,...
    - 2 hours ago, 26 Apr 19, 6:10am -

Diagnostic Pathology

Discover Magazine: Health & Medicine

  • newSelf-Driving Catheter Robot Navigates the Heart for Surgery

    Self-Driving Catheter Robot Navigates the Heart for Surgery

    When navigating through dark environments, rats swish their whiskers against nearby objects to figure out where they are. As the animals explore, they use this sense of touch to build maps of unfamiliar places. Cockroaches and blind crayfish use thei…
    - 19 hours ago, 25 Apr 19, 12:37pm -
  • Scientists Find a Brain Circuit in Mice That May Encourage Overeating

    Scientists Find a Brain Circuit in Mice That May Encourage Overeating

    The “everything in moderation” mantra sounds like great advice for weight management. Enjoy all your favorite junk food, but stick to reasonable portions and don’t indulge too often. For most of us, that’s easier said than done.Now, a new…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Apr 19, 6:13pm -
  • New Tech Converts Thoughts to Speech, Could Give Voice to the Voiceless

    New Tech Converts Thoughts to Speech, Could Give Voice to the Voiceless

    Throat cancer, stroke and paralysis can rob people’s voices and strip away their ability to speak. Now, researchers have developed a decoder that translates brain activity into a synthetic voice. The new technology is a significant step toward rest…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Apr 19, 4:37pm -
  • A Familiar Fungus May Help Us Defeat a Deadly One

    A Familiar Fungus May Help Us Defeat a Deadly One

    It seems like every few years there’s a virus or bacterium that threatens human health in a new way. But a new fungus that is a threat to humans? That doesn’t happen very often. That’s why we in the medical mycology community – the people who…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Apr 19, 5:49pm -
  • How Does the Impossible Burger Look and Taste Like Real Beef?

    How Does the Impossible Burger Look and Taste Like Real Beef?

    This is a guest post from Mark R. O'Brien, University at Buffalo, State University of New York. This piece reflects the views of the author.People eat animals that eat plants. If we just eliminate that middle step and eat plants directly, we would…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Apr 19, 2:58pm -
  • The Grim Origins of 'Gluten-Free'

    The Grim Origins of 'Gluten-Free'

    It took an act of war for doctors to learn how to treat celiac disease.
    - 4 days ago, 22 Apr 19, 6:00am -
  • The Quest For the Roots of Autism — and What It Says About Us All

    The Quest For the Roots of Autism — and What It Says About Us All

    As alarm grew over autism prevalence at the turn of this century, there was much public talk of a growing “epidemic.” That language has since softened, and it is now clear that many autistic people were there all along, their condition unrecogniz…
    - 8 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 10:33am -
  • Sex and the Cosmic City

    Sex and the Cosmic City

    Colonizing space means reproducing there. We still don't know if that's possible.
    - 8 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 6:00am -
  • NASA's Twins Study: How Spaceflight (Temporarily) Changes the Body

    NASA's Twins Study: How Spaceflight (Temporarily) Changes the Body

    Brothers compete. So in 2016, when astronaut Scott Kelly returned to Earth after spending a year in space, it must have really annoyed his identical twin brother — retired astronaut Mark Kelly — that Scott was two inches taller than when he left.…
    - 9 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 12:00pm -
  • Regular Users of Marijuana Can Require More Sedatives During Medical Procedures

    Regular Users of Marijuana Can Require More Sedatives During Medical Procedures

    Increasing numbers of Americans are using marijuana. In some states, obtaining marijuana is as easy as walking into a store and picking out what catches the eye in a glass display case. But even as states move to legalize recreational and medical…
    - 10 days ago, 16 Apr 19, 6:02pm -

FDA: MedWatch Safety Alerts

Medical News Today

Medicine Journal

  • newEditorial Board

    - 5 days ago, 30 Apr 19, 8:00pm -
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    - 5 days ago, 30 Apr 19, 8:00pm -
  • Intestinal failure and short bowel syndrome
    Intestinal failure (IF) is a reduction in gut function below the minimum necessary for the absorption of macronutrients and/or water and electrolytes adequate to maintain health. Type I IF is a relatively common acute condition typically occurring in…
    - 18 days ago, 7 Apr 19, 8:00pm -
  • Helicobacter pylori infection and peptic ulcers
    Nearly all peptic ulcers are caused by either Helicobacter pylori infection or the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), which include aspirin. As H. pylori infection is becoming less prevalent in developed countries, NSAIDs are an i…
    - 18 days ago, 7 Apr 19, 8:00pm -
  • Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and hiatus hernia
    Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common disorder with an increasing prevalence in th UK. The presence of a hiatus hernia is the strongest risk factor for developing GORD, although not essential. The most common symptoms experienced by pa…
    - 21 days ago, 4 Apr 19, 8:00pm -
  • Gastric tumours
    Gastric tumours are subdivided into those of epithelial and stromal origin. Malignant tumours are more common than benign, with adenocarcinomas being the most common type of malignancy. Rarer gastric malignancies include gastrointestinal stromal tumo…
    - 23 days ago, 2 Apr 19, 8:00pm -
  • Disorders of the mouth
    Disorders of the mouth, whether as a consequence of primary disorders, systemic disease or treatment, may be encountered across most medical specialties. Recurrent aphthous ulceration represents the most common primary oral disease, but oral lesions…
    - 23 days ago, 2 Apr 19, 8:00pm -
  • Self-assessment/CPD answers
    Correct answer: D. The new presentation of oral ulceration in an adult should raise the suspicion of an underlying medical condition. The presence of lymphadenopathy and gingival swelling with bleeding is suggestive of leukaemia, with the ulceration…
    - 23 days ago, 2 Apr 19, 8:00pm -
  • Small bowel transplantation – the latest developments
    The UK has played a pivotal role in the development of intestinal transplantation to a procedure that is routinely offered to patients with complex intestinal failure and other life-threatening conditions. In the international Intestinal Transplant R…
    - 23 days ago, 2 Apr 19, 8:00pm -
  • Eosinophilic oesophagitis and food allergy
    Eosinophilic oesophagitis (EoE) is an allergic condition of the oesophagus. It is a clinico-pathological diagnosis in which intermittent dysphagia and/or food impaction in adults occurs in the presence of severe eosinophilic infiltration of the oesop…
    - 23 days ago, 2 Apr 19, 8:00pm -
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NLM: General Announcements

  • NLM Welcomes Applications to its Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine for 2020
    The NLM is pleased to announce applications are open to its Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the History of Medicine, supporting research in the historical collections of the NLM.
    - 11 days ago, 15 Apr 19, 8:01am -
  • NLM is Moving its Sequence Read Archive (SRA) to the Cloud
    April 10, 2019. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has begun moving biomedical sequence data from the SRA onto Google Cloud and Amazon Web Services cloud platforms.
    - 16 days ago, 10 Apr 19, 3:01pm -
  • NLM Announces New Online Course
    April 8, 2019. The National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) of NLM is pleased to announce the newly revised tutorial, Finding and Using Health Statistics. Designed to introduce librarians and studen…
    - 18 days ago, 8 Apr 19, 12:59pm -
  • Open-Access Book Based on 2018 1CViral Networks 1D Workshop Now Available
    A much anticipated open-access book entitled Viral Networks: Connecting Digital Humanities and Medical History, comprising a collection of research papers, is now available from VT Publishing and NLM Digital Collections.
    - 45 days ago, 12 Mar 19, 7:57am -
  • NLM Launches a New Exhibition
    Online Exhibition and Banner Display Open March 18, 2019
    - 52 days ago, 5 Mar 19, 9:23am -
  • NLM Launches Medicine on Screen
    Widely-appreciated research resource available ahead of February 28 public lecture by the University of Maryland’s Oliver Gaycken, “Fantastic Voyages Through the Historical Audio-Visual Collections at the National Library of Medicine”
    - 64 days ago, 21 Feb 19, 8:00am -
  • NLM and Wellcome Complete Partnership to Provide Free Access to Hundreds of Years of Medical Research
    The National Library of Medicine (NLM) and Wellcome have completed their partnership to make thousands of full back issues of historically-significant biomedical journals freely available through the National Institutes of Health life sciences repos…
    - 66 days ago, 19 Feb 19, 8:00am -
  • NLM Classification Updated, January 31, 2019
    For the winter edition, the 2019 MeSH (Medical Subject Headings) vocabulary was evaluated for inclusion in the Classification index. Several additions and changes were made to the Index and Schedules based on this review. All main index headings are…
    - 85 days ago, 31 Jan 19, 11:38am -
  • Job Opening: Health Program Specialist Position
    The National Library of Medicine is seeking a Health Program Specialist. Applications will be accepted until February 3, 2019.
    - 91 days ago, 25 Jan 19, 9:58am -
  • Job Openings
    New Job opening added: Scientific Director - Applications will be accepted to March 18, 2019
    - 100 days ago, 16 Jan 19, 12:17pm -

Sci American: Infectious Diseases

Sci American: Medical Technology

The Guardian: Medical Research

  • Scientists create decoder to turn brain activity into speech
    Technology could in effect give voice back to people with conditions such as Parkinson’sScientists have developed a decoder that can translate brain activity directly into speech.In future the brain-machine interface could restore speech to people…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Apr 19, 1:11pm -
  • Hope for those with Huntington's – podcast
    Robin McKie, the Observer’s science and environment editor, discusses an innovative drug that may soon offer ways to fight Huntington’s disease, while Mark Newnham describes being diagnosed with the inherited condition. Plus: Peter Beaumont descr…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 19, 10:00pm -
  • The revival of pigs’ brains inspires hopes – and fears | Kenan Malik
    Scientists at Yale may not have found an answer to eternal life but they have advanced the frontiers of neuroscienceA team of neuroscientists at Yale School of Medicine, led by Nenad Sestan, last week reported that they had managed to revive brains f…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Apr 19, 1:00am -
  • Researchers 'reboot' pig brains hours after animals died
    Scientists say ability to revive some brain functions will not change definition of deathThe brains of decapitated pigs can be partially revived several hours after the animal has died, researchers have revealed, with some of the functions of cells b…
    - 9 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 1:00pm -
  • Even moderate intake of red meat raises cancer risk, study finds
    People more or less keeping to NHS guidelines at higher risk than those who eat littleEating even the moderate amounts of red and processed meat sanctioned by government guidelines increases the likelihood of developing bowel cancer, according to the…
    - 9 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 1:00am -
  • Causes of cancer may leave 'fingerprints' in DNA, scientists say
    Research raises hope that triggers of individual tumours could be pinpointedFrom smoking to alcohol, air pollution to sunlight, a host of factors in our environment can cause cancer. Now scientists say they might be able to pinpoint the culprits for…
    - 11 days ago, 15 Apr 19, 1:39pm -
  • Europe at risk from spread of tropical insect-borne diseases
    Scientists warn of danger from dengue fever in hotter, wetter climate in northern latitudesInsect-borne diseases such as dengue fever, leishmaniasis and encephalitis are on the rise and are now threatening to spread into many areas of Europe, scienti…
    - 12 days ago, 14 Apr 19, 1:59am -
  • Psychedelic renaissance: could MDMA help with PTSD, depression and anxiety?
    As Australia’s first trial for psychedelic therapy for terminally ill patients gets under way, a growing movement says it could also help other conditionsIn August 2016 I went to New York for the first time. On the second evening, as the sun slippe…
    - 12 days ago, 13 Apr 19, 9:51pm -
  • Experts warn of fatty liver disease 'epidemic' in young people
    Study finds substantial numbers of young people at risk of liver cancer, diabetes and heart attacksExperts are warning that high levels of fatty liver disease among young people, caused by being overweight, could signal a potential public health cris…
    - 14 days ago, 12 Apr 19, 1:30am -
  • 'Clean' perfume – should you worry about what’s in your fragrance?
    Michelle Pfeiffer’s new line claims to be free of so-called ‘toxic’ substances. But what are they? Here’s what you need to know about your favourite scentsThe world is, we seem to be warned by so many articles, full of chemicals that may give…
    - 17 days ago, 9 Apr 19, 12:06pm -
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