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  • Colorectal cancer: prevention and early diagnosis
    Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the leading causes of cancer deaths worldwide. This article reviews the aetiology and risk factors for CRC and focuses on strategies for prevention and early diagnosis. Prevention involves identifying and optimizing…
    - 18 days ago, 6 Jun 19, 8:00pm -
  • Novel gastrointestinal procedures
    Over the last 20 years, a large proportion of research in the field of gastroenterology has focused on improving endoscopic imaging and developing minimally invasive therapy for benign and malignant conditions. Both conceptually and practically, thes…
    - 22 days ago, 2 Jun 19, 8:00pm -
  • Scleroderma and other connective tissue disorders
    Gastrointestinal symptoms are common in both inflammatory and non-inflammatory connective tissue disorders and can involve any part of the gastrointestinal tract from the mouth to the anus. Dysphagia, gastrooesophageal reflux, nausea, vomiting, abdom…
    - 22 days ago, 2 Jun 19, 8:00pm -
  • Advances in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
    The requirement for efficient endoscopic visualization and instrumentation has increased over the past decade given the considerable burden that luminal disorders of the gastrointestinal tract exert on individuals and healthcare economies. The push f…
    - 22 days ago, 2 Jun 19, 8:00pm -
  • Colorectal cancer: features and investigation
    Colorectal cancer (CRC) is common, affecting >40,000 people a year in the UK. Most cancers are sporadic but a few, such as those occurring at a younger age, have a clear genetic basis. Most are situated in the rectum or rectosigmoid and cause rectal…
    - 24 days ago, 31 May 19, 8:00pm -
  • Chronic pancreatitis and exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
    Chronic pancreatitis is a fibro-inflammatory disease of the pancreas characterized by inflammation and fibrosis. It is associated with excessive alcohol consumption and smoking, although a number of other risk factors are increasingly recognized, inc…
    - 25 days ago, 30 May 19, 8:00pm -
  • Self-assessment/CPD answers
    Correct answer: D. The British guidelines for endoscopic surveillance following adenoma removal recommend two consecutive negative colonoscopies at 3-year intervals before a patient can be discharged from further follow-up. (Recommendation grade B, B…
    - 25 days ago, 30 May 19, 8:00pm -
  • Pouches and stomas
    Colectomy for ulcerative colitis can be followed by ileal pouch formation to enable restoration of bowel continuity. Patients with familial adenomatous polyposis can also undergo pouch formation. The most common long-term problem with pouches is pouc…
    - 25 days ago, 30 May 19, 8:00pm -
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  • NLM and Medical Heritage Library to Expand Public Access to Collections
    The National Library of Medicine (NLM) signed a three-year memorandum of understanding with the Medical Heritage Library (MHL) to promote free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine and the human health sciences.
    - 5 days ago, 19 Jun 19, 7:34am -
  • NLM 19s Susan Speaker, PhD, Honored
    The professional association Archivists and Librarians in the History of the Health Sciences (ALHHS) honored NLM historian Susan L. Speaker, PhD, with its 2019 ALHHS best article award.
    - 19 days ago, 5 Jun 19, 9:25am -
  • NLM Announces 2019-2020 Associate Fellows
    The National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest biomedical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health, is pleased to announce our 2019-2020 class of Associate Fellows.
    - 33 days ago, 22 May 19, 8:59am -
  • NLM Launches a New Exhibition
    Banner display and online exhibition open June 3, 2019
    - 33 days ago, 22 May 19, 8:37am -
  • 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.
    - 70 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.
    - 75 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…
    - 77 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.
    - 12 Mar 19, 7:57am -
  • NLM Launches a New Exhibition
    Online Exhibition and Banner Display Open March 18, 2019
    - 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”
    - 21 Feb 19, 8:00am -

Sci American: Infectious Diseases

Sci American: Medical Technology

The Guardian: Medical Research

  • newBacteria found in gut might help boost physical performance
    Scientists say certain species are more abundant in marathon runners after raceFrom go-faster stripes to energy gels, athletes have long sought ways to boost their performance. Now researchers say bacteria might also offer a helping hand.Scientists s…
    - 8 hours ago, 24 Jun 19, 11:00am -
  • Dr Henry Lynch obituary
    Geneticist who unlocked the secrets of hereditary cancersIn 1962 a medical intern sat with a man recovering from alcohol poisoning in a veterans’ hospital in the US state of Nebraska. Henry Lynch, who has died aged 91, listened as the young farm wo…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Jun 19, 12:17pm -
  • Parkinson's disease 'could be detected early on by brain changes'
    Brain imaging may indicate people at risk of condition, researchers sayChanges in the brain that can be spotted years before physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease occur might act as an early warning sign for the condition, researchers say.It is…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Jun 19, 6:30pm -
  • How lychees are linked to encephalitis risk in malnourished children
    Indian medics say children falling ill after filling up on fruit and going to bed with no dinnerThe recent deaths of more than 110 children in India from encephalitis have been attributed to natural toxins in lychees. But experts now suggest that the…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Jun 19, 12:20pm -
  • Statins could cut heart risk for many more Britons, study suggests
    DNA tests might identify ‘invisible population’ who are not currently seen as in dangerHundreds of thousands more adults in the UK could benefit from taking statins because their genes put them at high risk of heart disease, research suggests.Spe…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Jun 19, 7:31am -
  • Steffanie Strathdee: ‘Phages have evolved to become perfect predators of bacteria’
    In 2015, the scientist’s husband was almost killed by an antibiotic-resistant superbug, until she found a cure that is now saving othersInfectious disease epidemiologist Steffanie Strathdee’s husband survived a deadly antibiotic-resistant bacteri…
    - 9 days ago, 15 Jun 19, 11:00am -
  • Mystery of why arteries harden may have been solved, say scientists
    Study finds calcium deposits are triggered by molecule produced by damaged cellsThe mysterious mechanism behind the hardening of arteries may have been solved, researchers have revealed, in a study that also suggests the first potential preventive dr…
    - 13 days ago, 11 Jun 19, 11:00am -
  • Ian Craft obituary
    Gynaecologist and IVF pioneer whose methods often proved controversialThe early days of assisted reproduction were fraught with controversy, as media commentators and religious figures denigrated its practitioners for playing God or interfering with…
    - 14 days ago, 10 Jun 19, 8:31am -
  • Female nurse who played crucial role in IVF ignored on plaque
    Despite a senior colleague’s protests, Jean Purdy’s name was not included on memorialThe name of a female nurse and embryologist who played a crucial role in developing the world’s first test-tube baby was excluded from a plaque honouring the p…
    - 15 days ago, 9 Jun 19, 7:01pm -
  • MRI scans to be trialled as test for prostate cancer
    Simple scans ‘could revolutionise the way that we diagnose disease’, says professorHundreds of men will be given MRI scans in a groundbreaking clinical trial that scientists say could transform screening for prostate cancer.The £5m trial, which…
    - 15 days ago, 9 Jun 19, 5:00pm -
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