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Blogs about Medicine & Health

9 blogs about Medicine & Health.

  1. Dr Alun Withey
    I am an academic historian of medicine and the body, and 2014 AHRC/BBC 'New Generation Thinker'. 🇬🇧 More info

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    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
  2. Evidently Cochrane
    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. 🇬🇧 More info

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    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
  3. In the Pipeline by Derek Lowe | Science | AAAS
    Derek Lowe’s editorially independent blog on drug discovery and the pharma industry. More info

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    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 …
    By Derek Lowe, 670 words
  4. The Mental Elf
    Keeping you up to date with reliable mental health research, policy & guidance. 🇬🇧 More info

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    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
  5. NHS England » Blogs
    Latest blog posts from NHS England. 🇬🇧 More info

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    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 …
    By jboshell, 63 words
  6. Plenge Gen @rplenge
    Discovery Research | Better Health. By Robert Plenge. 🇺🇸 More info

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    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
  7. The Savvy Diabetic | Blog
    Visit the post for more. By Joanne Milo. 🇺🇸 More info

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    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
  8. Special Needs Jungle
    News, info, resources & informed opinion about Special Educational Needs, disability, children’s physical and mental health, rare disease. Campaigning to #FixSEND. 🇬🇧 More info

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    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
  9. virology blog
    About viruses and viral disease. By Vincent Racaniello. 🇺🇸 More info

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    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