Medicine

Bassett announces expanded partnership with Columbia

Bassett announces expanded partnership with Columbia

Bassett Medical Center announced Monday that it is expanding its digital medicine capabilities to include cardiovascular clinical services in an initiative with Columbia University’s Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. According to a Bassett press release, Bassett patients, through digital technology, will have direct connections to cardiovascular specialists in Manhattan. The collaboration “is built on …

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Study provides new information on flea-borne bacteria with implications for cats and humans - University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine

Study provides new information on flea-borne bacteria with implications for cats and humans – University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine

Fleas are a nuisance. All pet owners, especially cat owners, know the annoyance they present. But fleas pose more of a risk than just an itchy pet. “Fleas are not just a nuisance; they actually carry disease,” says Erin Lashnits, assistant professor of small animal internal medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary …

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New banana-derived therapy is effective against all known coronaviruses and influenza strains

According to the researchers, the therapy, H84T-BanLec, shows promise. They hope to begin human testing soon. The potential therapy was derived from a banana protein. A study published on January 13, 2020 touted the development of a potential therapy that could be used to combat all known strains of influenza. A week later, the first …

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New Study: Carle Illinois Neuroscience Challenge Lab Prepares Medical Students for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

New Study: Carle Illinois Neuroscience Challenge Lab Prepares Medical Students for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

A new faculty-student research collaboration suggests that the Carle Illinois College of Medicine’s strategic use of practical challenges in neuroscience effectively stimulates innovation and entrepreneurial skills in medical students. The findings are specific to Carle Illinois’ engineering-infused program, the first of its kind, but may provide evidence for other new engineering-based medical schools on how …

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Max, a graduate of Mitchell High School, answers the call to service as an ROTC cadet, future medical student

Max, a graduate of Mitchell High School, answers the call to service as an ROTC cadet, future medical student

BROOKINGS — At some point, Carson Max had to make a choice. As a student at South Dakota State University, he felt a little stretched. This is understandable given his workload. He was studying with a major in human biology with minors in chemistry, microbiology and aerospace studies. In addition to that, he was also …

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Scientists Link Rare Genetic Phenomenon to Neural Function, Schizophrenia |  Writing

Scientists Link Rare Genetic Phenomenon to Neural Function, Schizophrenia | Writing

Led by Jin Szatkiewicz, PhD, researchers at the UNC School of Medicine and colleagues at the University of Toronto have found that a rare form of a common genetic variant called tandem repeats is strongly associated to the development of schizophrenia. Jin Szatkiewicz, PhD CHAPEL HILL, NC – In our cells, the language of DNA …

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Judge sends Aurora man accused of killing father to mental health facility

Salona Global signs a binding agreement to acquire the physical medicine assets of Biodex Medical Systems, Inc.

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Salona Global Medical Device Corporation (“Living room Global,” “SGMD,” or the “Company”) (TSXV:SGMD) has entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement (theAsset To buy OK“) to acquire the physical medicine assets (the “Assets acquired”) of Biodex Medical Systems, Inc. (“Biodex”). In connection with the Acquisition, upon closing, …

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Republic of Korea reaches WHO's highest level for drug and vaccine regulation

Republic of Korea reaches WHO’s highest level for drug and vaccine regulation

The World Health Organization (WHO) announces that the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety of the Republic of Korea has reached maturity level four (ML4), the highest level of the WHO classification of authorities. regulation of medical products. The WHO has officially assessed the medical product regulatory authorities of 33 countries, of which only the …

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USC researchers work with Polaris Dawn to study a new approach to X-ray imaging in space

USC researchers work with Polaris Dawn to study a new approach to X-ray imaging in space

Today’s space flights typically last from a few days to a few months, so medical treatment on board is mostly limited to first aid. But researchers are increasingly exploring new ground – known as in-flight space medicine – that will be key to maintaining astronauts’ health on longer missions, such as the 21-month round trip …

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USC researchers work with Polaris Dawn to study a new approach to X-ray imaging in space

USC researchers work with Polaris Dawn to study a new approach to X-ray imaging in space

Today’s space flights typically last from a few days to a few months, so medical treatment on board is mostly limited to first aid. But researchers are increasingly exploring new ground – known as in-flight space medicine – that will be key to maintaining astronauts’ health on longer missions, such as the 21-month round trip …

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