The Complete Guide To Becoming A Renal Medicine Consultant

Renal medicine, otherwise known as nephrology, is the study of the kidney, an organ that has many functions and roles that intertwine with multiple different body systems. Work as a renal doctor therefore requires a varied knowledge and offers rewarding career opportunities. The Role Of a Renal Doctor: Nephrology encompasses many aspects of general medicine. … Read more

Food as Medicine: How Health Systems Are Addressing Hunger | Health News

Hospitals and health systems are expanding their visions of population health to include more effective approaches to manage – and even fend off – chronic diseases and conditions. In fact, many institutions are successfully applying their expertise in community health to help people stay out of the hospital by addressing key social determinants of health … Read more

Medicine needs to do right by people living with chronic pain

Asa medical student, the prism of pain helped me begin seeing patients as people – discerning their stories, examining their bodies, understanding their lives, and more. In medical schools around the world, the first simulated patient students encounter to emulate the rituals and mannerisms of medicine is someone in pain. Yet chronic pain, particularly the … Read more

Weekly texts did not improve medication adherence after ACS, but may benefit lifestyle

Source / Disclosures Published by: Disclosures: The authors report no relevant financial disclosures. ADD TOPIC TO EMAIL ALERTS Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your email address to receive an email when new articles are posted on . “data-action = subscribe> Subscribe We were unable to process your request. Please … Read more

Intramuscular AZD7442 (Tixagevimab – Cilgavimab) for Prevention of Covid-19

Participants Between November 21, 2020, and March 22, 2021, a total of 5973 participants underwent screening; in the full analysis set, 3460 were randomly assigned to receive AZD7442 and 1737 were randomly assigned to receive placebo. The last participant received an injection on March 29, 2021. In both groups, the median follow-up time from receipt … Read more

There’s Something Magical About the Interface of Baseball and Medicine

When I moved from New York City to Dallas in 2004, I needed to make many personal adjustments. Surprisingly, one of the most prominent shifts was related to – baseball. In New York, baseball was essential to the city’s identity. Whether someone rooted for the Yankees or Mets (or Brooklyn Dodgers), baseball was tied inextricably … Read more

Call for Entries: Whole Process Design for CUHK – Shenzhen School of Medicine (Bid I and Bid II)

Call for Entries: Whole Process Design for CUHK – Shenzhen School of Medicine (Bid I and Bid II) Share Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest Whatsapp Mail Or I. Project Background With the historical opportunity of constructing the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area and the Shenzhen Pilot Demonstration Zone, the collaboration agreement of establishing the CUHK-Shenzhen … Read more

Arthritis Medicine Helps Prevent FVIII Inhibitors in Animal Study

Treatment with abatacept, a medication approved for rheumatoid arthritis, prevented the formation of inhibitors against hemophilia A replacement therapies in a rat model, a study demonstrates. These findings support the use of abatacept to prevent immune responses against human proteins in a preclinical setting, the researchers noted. The study, “CTLA4-Ig prevents the development of neutralizing … Read more

Austin surgeons aim to show girls a career path in medicine

The students in Kristine White’s sports medicine classes at the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders are investigating different animal bones and comparing them with the human ones they’ve been studying. They are learning from two orthopedic surgeons: Dr. Barbara Bergin and Dr. Kelly Cline. For White, who is also the athletic trainer at … Read more