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  • New Detector Brings X-ray Scans Into Living Color For the First Time

    New Detector Brings X-ray Scans Into Living Color For the First Time

    Like Dorothy coming to Oz, doctors might finally be experiencing their world in color.A new scanner, using technology developed by CERN for detecting subatomic particles, can produce color X-ray scans of the inside of the body, allowing doctors to…
    - 3 days ago, 13 Jul 18, 3:02pm -
  • Cold Fathers Have Leaner Children, Study Suggests

    Cold Fathers Have Leaner Children, Study Suggests

    Did your dad like to take cold showers? Or perhaps he was a ski buff, or an open-water swimmer.It's too late now, but you very might well wish that your paternal progenitor had a fondness for cold temperatures. A new study published Monday in Nat…
    - 4 days ago, 11 Jul 18, 6:11pm -
  • Giving Mice — Male and Female — Hot Flashes Reveals Possible Path to Treatment

    Giving Mice — Male and Female — Hot Flashes Reveals Possible Path to Treatment

    Hot flashes — sudden rushes of overwhelming warmth that heat up the body like a roaring furnace – plague millions of women, and some men. Now scientists find a single type of brain cell is responsible for setting off these heat bombs in mice. The…
    - 5 days ago, 11 Jul 18, 2:52pm -
  • A Baby's Cries Predict Their Future Voice

    A Baby's Cries Predict Their Future Voice

    By his baby bawls, we may know the next James Earl Jones.According to a team of scientists from the United Kingdom and France, babies’ cries may accurately predict their voice pitch later in life. This, researchers say, is an indication that your…
    - 5 days ago, 10 Jul 18, 7:00pm -
  • We Can Thank Poor Evolutionary Design for Vitamin D Deficiencies

    We Can Thank Poor Evolutionary Design for Vitamin D Deficiencies

    My doctor recently declared me deficient in vitamin D and prescribed a weekly pill. Because I take care to eat a healthy and diverse diet, I was a bit annoyed. She said it was no big deal and actually very common, the medical equivalent of a parent t…
    - 6 days ago, 10 Jul 18, 3:04pm -
  • Childhood Cancer Survivors Face Another Struggle: Endocrine Disorders

    Childhood Cancer Survivors Face Another Struggle: Endocrine Disorders

    Cancer survivors often go through hell to earn the prize of simply returning to a somewhat normal life — none more so than children. But even after the cancer is gone, many young patients are still at risk for another kind of medical difficulty.…
    - 6 days ago, 10 Jul 18, 11:25am -
  • Think you have remarkable memory traits? Share them by participating in the Harvard PGP-Lumosity Memory Challenge

    Think you have remarkable memory traits? Share them by participating in the Harvard PGP-Lumosity Memory Challenge

    It all starts with Professor George Church’s vision. Church is a core faculty member at the Wyss Institute and professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School.In 2005, he launched the Personal Genome Project (PGP), which collects data on a pe…
    - 7 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 11:32am -
  • Trendy Keto Diet Could Help With Some Cancer Treatments

    Trendy Keto Diet Could Help With Some Cancer Treatments

    In recent years, scientists have developed drugs that can help shrink cancerous tumors. Several of these target P13K, an enzyme involved in cellular growth that is known to contribute to causing cancers.But the anti-cancer drugs that target P13K do…
    - 12 days ago, 4 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • Scientists Look Again, Still Don't Find Cap on Human Lifespan

    Scientists Look Again, Still Don't Find Cap on Human Lifespan

    What would it be like to live forever? The thought has likely crossed your mind. But you soon sober up — it ain’t going to happen.Nevertheless, the idea of living longer than your parents and grandparents is not farfetched. Better lifestyles (s…
    - 18 days ago, 28 Jun 18, 3:20pm -
  • What Over 1 Million Genomes Tell Us About Psychiatric Disorders

    What Over 1 Million Genomes Tell Us About Psychiatric Disorders

    The brain is an enormously complex thing. Trying to suss out the genetic overlap of the disorders that strike it is perhaps even more complicated. Still, the Brainstorm Consortium, a collaboration of researchers from Harvard, Stanford and MIT, is aim…
    - 24 days ago, 21 Jun 18, 4:44pm -

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Medical News Today

Medicine Journal

  • Pulmonary artery catheterization
    Although the routine use of pulmonary artery catheters has significantly reduced in recent years, they are still used in the management of critically ill patients and the investigation of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. We present an…
    - 1 day ago, 14 Jul 18, 8:00pm -
  • The chest radiograph in heart disease
    The chest radiograph – better known as the chest X-ray or CXR – remains one of the most important imaging tools in patients with suspected or known cardiac disease. This article provides a guide to the systematic interpretation of a chest radiogr…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Jul 18, 8:00pm -
  • Cardiac computed tomography
    Advances in computed tomography (CT) technology now allow definitive imaging of the coronary arteries. Non-enhanced CT is used to perform coronary artery calcium scoring, which is useful to stratify the risk of future coronary events but does not all…
    - 9 days ago, 6 Jul 18, 8:00pm -
  • The electrocardiogram
    This article describes the features that should be looked at on a 12-lead electrocardiogram to determine whether or not it is normal. It describes the abnormalities found in certain conditions, including atrial enlargement, ventricular hypertrophy, a…
    - 13 days ago, 2 Jul 18, 8:00pm -
  • Self assessment/CPD answers
    Correct answer: E. The scenario is of complete heart block from ischaemia of the atrioventricular (AV) node. This is supplied by the atrioventricular nodal branch of the posterior interventricular artery, which is, in turn, a branch of the right coro…
    - 14 days ago, 1 Jul 18, 8:00pm -
  • Editorial Board

    - 15 days ago, 30 Jun 18, 8:00pm -
  • Contents

    - 15 days ago, 30 Jun 18, 8:00pm -
  • Taking a history and the examination of the cardiovascular system
    A full history and physical examination remain an integral part of assessment of the cardiac patient in the 21st century. It is profoundly unwise to rely solely on the results of imaging and other investigations. Total reappraisal is necessary when t…
    - 18 days ago, 27 Jun 18, 8:00pm -
  • Echocardiography
    Although computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging have an important role, echocardiography remains the primary modality for imaging cardiac structure and function. This article aims to explain echocardiography from a non-cardiologist perspe…
    - 20 days ago, 25 Jun 18, 8:00pm -
  • Electrophysiological investigation
    Cardiac electrophysiology is the subspecialty of cardiology dealing with heart rhythm disorders, particularly the investigation and management of bradyarrhythmia, tachyarrhythmia and syncope, and the prevention of sudden cardiac death. Recent years h…
    - 21 days ago, 24 Jun 18, 8:00pm -
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NLM: General Announcements

  • Job Opening: Technical Information Specialists (expected July 12th)
    On July 12, the National Library of Medicine expects to post an announcement on USAJOBS.gov for six technical information specialists.
    - 5 days ago, 10 Jul 18, 5:46pm -
  • National Library of Medicine Functional Statement
    The National Library of Medicine (1) assists the advancement of medical and related sciences through the collection, dissemination, and exchange of information important to the progress of medicine and health; (2) serves as a national information res…
    - 19 days ago, 27 Jun 18, 3:08pm -
  • New Website Design for the NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center
    The National Library of Medicine released a new design for the Disaster Information Management Research Center website and the Disaster Lit® database.  The new design improves access to key resources on natural and man-made disasters, as well as pu…
    - 26 days ago, 20 Jun 18, 11:08am -
  • NLM Announces New Homepage for Main Web Site
    On June 1, 2018, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) released a new design for its Main homepage featuring simplified navigation, improved access to news and highlights about NLM’s work and training opportunities, and more direct access to NLM…
    - 45 days ago, 1 Jun 18, 9:19am -

Sci American: Infectious Diseases

Sci American: Medical Technology

The Guardian: Medical Research

  • Trial of anti-ageing drugs that rejuvenate immune system hailed a success
    Most middle aged adults could benefit from a short term treatment to revitalise the immune system and organs that deteriorate with age, say researchersScientists have hailed the success of a clinical trial which found that experimental anti-ageing dr…
    - 5 days ago, 11 Jul 18, 2:00pm -
  • We need more investigations into research misconduct
    Why I’m calling for watchdog to help rid research of malpractice and fraudMPs want new watchdog to monitor misconduct by researchersLast year the Guardian reported on the case of Paulo Macchiarini, an Italian surgeon working in Sweden, who was “h…
    - 5 days ago, 11 Jul 18, 5:00am -
  • Monsanto 'bullied scientists' and hid weedkiller cancer risk, lawyer tells court
    As ill California man’s landmark case begins, attorney attacks Roundup maker’s response to researchers’ findingsMonsanto has long worked to “bully scientists” and suppress evidence of the cancer risks of its popular weedkiller, a lawyer arg…
    - 6 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 10:17pm -
  • Nightshifts disrupt rhythm between brain and gut, study shows
    Blood tests on participants show profound impact work pattern has on hormones Working night shifts can mess up the body’s natural rhythms so much that the brain and digestive system end up completely out of kilter with one another, scientists say.…
    - 7 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 3:00pm -
  • Feeding your baby solids early may help them sleep, study suggests
    Advice on when to introduce babies to solid food has been hotly disputed for years, but the latest research seems to indicate that earlier is betterIntroducing solid food to babies before they reach six months might offer a small improvement to their…
    - 7 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 11:02am -
  • I’ve had breast cancer. But I know some screening can do more harm than good | Fay Schopen
    Although there are benefits to genetic screening, it could take a great psychological toll on women who carry mutationsApproximately one in eight women in the UK will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, and early screening can save liv…
    - 7 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 8:52am -
  • UK fertility regulator to issue new rules on expensive IVF add-ons
    Patients will have to be told when fertility treatment extras are not likely to be effectiveIVF patients will need to be told when expensive “add-ons” to fertility treatments are not likely to be effective, under new rules due to be issued to cli…
    - 7 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 1:00am -
  • Memo to those seeking to live for ever: eternal life would be deathly dull | Julian Baggini
    It’s great that more of us are living to 100, but the transhumanist dream of immortality would betray what it means to be humanHow long would you like to live? One hundred no longer seems too greedy. In 1983, the Queen sent 3,000 congratulatory tel…
    - 8 days ago, 8 Jul 18, 12:37pm -
  • Seven ways IVF changed the world – from Louise Brown to stem-cell research
    The first ‘test-tube’ baby turns 40 this month, but the impact of in vitro fertilisation extends far beyond solutions to fertility problemsIt sounds rather perverse and archaic today to call a child born by IVF a “test-tube baby”. The techniq…
    - 8 days ago, 8 Jul 18, 3:00am -
  • Top oncologist to study effect of diet on cancer drugs
    Siddhartha Mukherjee says trial is first in a series on ‘rethinking human diets for cancer’A groundbreaking clinical trial on whether diet could boost the effectiveness of cancer drugs is set to be launched by one of the world’s leading oncolog…
    - 10 days ago, 6 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
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