about Medicine & Health.
Dr Alun Withey
I am an academic historian of medicine and the body, and 2014 AHRC/BBC 'New Generation Thinker'.
2 weeks ago
The Troublesome Gibbet of John Haines, the ‘Wounded Highwayman’ of Hounslow.
For this post, I am going to wander into the world of crime in the late eighteenth century, and the grisly fate that befell many who committed the heinous crime of highway robbery. (Full disclosure: …
By Dr Alun Withey, 988 words
Aims to make Cochrane evidence really accessible, and to encourage discussion about it, through weekly blogs, which usually feature new or updated Cochrane reviews on a health topic.
2 weeks ago
Goodbye Evidently Cochrane
Well, dear readers, after 11+ years and almost 700 blogs, it's time to say goodbye. Many of you will know that Cochrane UK closes at the end of March 2024, with the loss of NIHR …
By Sarah Chapman and Selena Ryan-Vig, 59 words
In the Pipeline by Derek Lowe | Science | AAAS
Derek Lowe’s editorially independent blog on drug discovery and the pharma industry.
21 hours ago
Drug Price Negotiations in Court: The Scorecard So Far
When we last looked in on the court cases around the Inflation Reduction Act's provisions for Medicare to negotiate selected drug prices, things were still in the early stages. Perhaps they still are, depending on …
The Mental Elf
Keeping you up to date with reliable mental health research, policy & guidance.
an hour ago
From parent to child: understanding the risk of anxiety in families affected by mood disorders
Aslihan Baser summarises a systematic review and meta-analysis investigating the risk for developing anxiety disorders in children whose parents experience mood disorders. The post From parent to child: understanding the risk of anxiety in families …
By Aslihan Baser, 60 words
NHS England » Blogs
Latest blog posts from NHS England.
3 days ago
NHS publishes data following junior doctors strike
Data on the recent industrial action by junior doctors can be found on the NHS England website here: NHS England » Industrial action in the NHS. Since strikes began, the cumulative total of acute inpatient …
Plenge Gen @rplenge
Discovery Research | Better Health.
By Robert Plenge.
6 months ago
Increasing R&D productivity: “Bullseye, Aim, Fire!”
At the beginning of the summer, I had the opportunity to join the team at Royalty Pharma for a great event at MIT (link here). It was an interesting time for me as I was …
By Robert Plenge, 219 words
The Savvy Diabetic | Blog
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By Joanne Milo.
22 hours ago
Savvy Updates 3/4/24: KnowU NI CGM, Vicentra’s Kaleido (tiny) Insulin Pump, MicroGlucagon, Abbott/Dexcom CGM Patents Battle, Tandem, Insulet, Medtronic Tubeless Pumps, BEWARE Facebook Scam, Life for a Child
Know Labs unveils non-invasive glucose monitor KnowU for GlobalData.com, February 2024. (Check back soon for a review of many of the more likely non-invasive CGMS in development!) Know Labs has announced the launch of KnowU, …
By thesavvydiabetic, 100 words
Special Needs Jungle
News, info, resources & informed opinion about Special Educational Needs, disability, children’s physical and mental health, rare disease. Campaigning to #FixSEND.
a day ago
Fruit Shoot makes a change – and they have autism-friendly resources to tell you all about it*
New article from Special Needs Jungle: *This post is in partnership with Fruit Shoot, made by Britvic If your children and grandchildren are anything like ours, they love a bottle of Fruit Shoot. Whether it …
By Special Needs Jungle, 90 words
About viruses and viral disease.
By Vincent Racaniello.
6 days ago
Trial By Error: An Interview with Neuroscientist Michael VanElzakker about the Just-Published and Long-Awaited NIH Study
By David Tuller, DrPH So, okay…The big enchilada from the US National Institutes of Health’s seven-year, $8-million, under-recruited and over-hyped study—”Deep phenotyping of post-infectious myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome”–was published last week in Nature Communications. It …
By David Tuller, 91 words