Only 230 generic drugs available at AIIMS' medical store
NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister's push to generic medicines has received overwhelming support from the medical fraternity, but in the store of premier medical institute AIIMS only 230 such drugs are available. In a letter to the director of the institute ...and more »
Boy, 11, becomes first patient to get medical marijuana on the NHS
An 11-year-old boy with epilepsy has become the first patient ever to receive medical marijuana on the NHS, it is believed. Tragic photo of father saying hello and goodbye to his son. Billy Caldwell suffered up to 100 seizures a day – and specialists ...
Medical marijuana prescribed to 11-year-old boy on the NHS in first case of its kindTelegraph.co.ukall 4 news articles »
- Is CRH Medical Corp. a Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc. 2.0?
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Investors around the world have largely been steering clear of hyper-growth models that have proven to be landmines, and those looking for opportunities to short such companies have been rewarded of late. As Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc.and more »
- New Statesman
Why does the medical establishment fail to take women in pain seriously?
Women with mesh implants have been suffering for years. And it's not the only time they have been ignored. Sign up to the Staggers Morning Call email *. By Anjuli Shere · Follow @Anjuli R. K. Shere · Print HTML. Claire Cooper's voice wavered as she ...and more »
- Medical News Today
Can technology transform chronic disease management?
Medical News Today
Implementing best practice care for patients with chronic diseases is one of the greatest challenges currently facing primary care providers. Although digital health technology is hailed for all its potential, could it improve the ability of primary ...
Zinedine Zidane reliance on Gareth Bale's self-diagnosis over medical opinion backfires in El Clasico defeat - Telegraph.co.ukTelegraph.co.uk
Zinedine Zidane reliance on Gareth Bale's self-diagnosis over medical opinion backfires in El Clasico defeat
In the harem scarem drama of the finest El Clasico in years, there was one figure almost entirely peripheral. As Lionel Messi scored his 500th club goal, prompting his manager to call him “the finest player in history”, as Marcelo made a bold bid to be ...and more »
- Voice of America
WHO, Medical Workers, Mark Progress in Southeast Asia Malaria Fight
Voice of America
Concerted campaigns in the Greater Mekong Subregion [GMS] to radically reduce the impact of malaria has lifted hopes a vital target to eradicate malaria from the region may be within reach. Deyer Gobinath, a malaria technical officer with the World ...and more »
- Business Insider
Becton to Buy C.R. Bard in $24 Billion Medical Supply Deal
Two of the world's biggest health-care suppliers plan to combine as Becton, Dickinson & Co. agreed to buy C.R. Bard Inc. for $24 billion, creating a powerhouse that can offer customers everything from syringes to infection-prevention technology. Becton ...
A medical equipment supplier just inked a $24 billion deal with a medical technology companyBusiness Insider
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- Medical News Today
Good news for cyclists: You might live longer
Medical News Today
A recent study published in The BMJ finds that cycling or walking to work reduces the risk of death from all causes, when compared with non-active commuting. The biggest effect was seen in cyclists, so it might be time to get your bike back out of the ...and more »
Medical marijuana program 'could save US taxpayer $1bn' – study
A new study claims that medical marijuana use directly correlates with a decline in prescription drug use, which could save the US taxpayer up to $1.1 billion a year on Medicaid prescriptions. The research follows up on another study carried out last ...and more »
The Delicate Question of Sharing Medical Information With Adult Children - Wall Street Journal (subscription)Wall Street Journal (subscription)
The Delicate Question of Sharing Medical Information With Adult Children
Wall Street Journal (subscription)
As baby boomers increasingly assist their elderly parents with health issues large and small, families are having to rethink personal boundaries. Should a son accompanying his mother on a visit to her primary-care physician reveal that she is ...
- Toronto Star
Medical pot works in the battle against PTSD, vets say
Veteran Trev Bungay began looking for a wellness plan better than a fistful of pill. “I felt that if I didn't actually make a change right now I was dead.” Darryl Hudson, a researcher who operates a lab at Lethbridge University in Alberta and is ...and more »
- Times of India
Fund medical seminars, get live operation demos
Times of India
A trade brochure of the Indian Arthroscopy Society conference slated for October shows how live surgical demos are offered at medical seminars to sponsors, who are divided into different categories. The platinum sponsor, who has to shell out Rs 65 lakh ...and more »
- Moves underway to improve medical services in Terrace, B.C.
EXPANDED medical services are in the offing for Terrace, B.C, with the opening soon of another medical clinic. — image credit: STAFF PHOTO. 0. Terrace, B.C. posted Apr 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM. TWO CHANGES to the way health care is being provided here ...
- CTV News
Medical student accused of murder 'fully participating' in defence: lawyer
HALIFAX -- The murder trial of a former Halifax medical student resumes Monday, with his lawyer calling him a "model client" who has been unusually involved in his defence. William Sandeson, 24, received special permission to use a computer while on ...
Medical student's murder trial shown video of initial Halifax police interviewTimes Colonist
Jury sees video of first police interview in medical s
- Toronto Star
How poor tobacco farmer Henrietta Lacks became a medical superstar after her death
Henrietta Lacks died in 1951. But her "immortal" cells have sparked scientific breakthroughs, and have inspired an Oprah Winfrey movie. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%.
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Unnecessary medical tests potentially harmful, strain Canadian health-care system
Each year, there are at least one million unnecessary tests, treatments and procedures done in Canadian health-care settings, according to the findings of a recently released report from the Canadian Institute for Health Information, in partnership ...
- Waterloo Record
Medical marijuana users push for change
KITCHENER — William Campbell and his wife were on their way to a friend's 25th wedding anniversary one night in 2008 when a drunk driver pulled out in front of them. They didn't have time to stop. Campbell, 53, was hospitalized after the head-on ...
Weed capital of the world: Canadian pot firms see medical exports growing under Trudeau lawFinancial Post
Medical marijuana production plant coming soon to Montreal's West
- Windsor Star
Medical cannabis producer plans to grow again
A dump truck unloads dirt near the Aphria company in Leamington on April 21, 2017. The medical cannabis grower is working on a multi-million dollar expansion. Dan Janisse / Windsor Star. Share Adjust Comment Print. The hierarchy at Aphria Inc. had a ...
- CTV News
New medical marijuana facility to bring 300 new jobs
The new medical marijuana facility being built in Bradford is vastly different from the automotive parts plant, which closed five years ago. Medreleaf is expanding from its plant in Markham and soon their new plant will be more than 200,000 square feet.
- Letter: Medical system is ailing
I am sure some of the reason for this has to do with the paper mill. Young doctors don't want to be tied to, or have the expense of paper files, so they won't put themselves in that position. I think you will see a replacement clinic open not too long ...
London Medical Network announces $6.8 million 3D printing partnership with Western U and Renishaw PLC - Globalnews.caGlobalnews.ca
London Medical Network announces $6.8 million 3D printing partnership with Western U and Renishaw PLC
Dr. Michael Strong, Dean of the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry discusses the benefits and importance of 3D printing in medical and surgical solutions on April 21, 2017. @westernu. What is this? Sponsored content is written by Global News ...
- Pharmacy Times
Medical Mission Opportunities for Pharmacy Students
Medical missions provide unique learning and professional development opportunities for pharmacy students. Several pharmacy programs offer opportunities to participate in medical missions during APPE's or as an extracurricular activity. During medical ...
- Medical Product Communications: Industry Seeks to Reform FDA Draft Guidances
With a flood of new comments, pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies are seeking changes to two draft guidances explaining the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) evolving policies on industry communications with payers and claims ...
- East Bay Times
East Bay doctors accused in alleged $40 million medical-insurance scam
East Bay Times
Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, left, and California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones during a joint press conference Thursday, April 20, 2017, to announce charges filed against 21 doctors, two pharmacists, two business owners, and a ...
26 charged in $40-million Southern California medical kickback schemeLos Angeles Times
Six From OC Charged as Part of $40 Million Statewi
Meet the Top Medical Intuits Stars Swear By
Where traditional western medicine comes up short, an increasing amount of people in the music industry are turning to medical intuits to supplement their healthcare. The field is varied, with practitioners representing a multitude of different ...and more »
- The Guardian
NHS and medical devices regulator tried to limit scandal over vaginal mesh implants
More than 800 women are suing the NHS and the manufacturers of vaginal mesh implants after suffering serious complications. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto. NHS. NHS and medical devices regulator tried to limit scandal over vaginal mesh implants.and more »
Doctor 'told patient sex with him would be good for her medical condition'
An A&E doctor told a patient suffering from multiple sclerosis that having sex would help her condition, telling her, 'trust me, I'm a doctor', a tribunal heard. Married Dr Kwame Somuah-Boateng began an affair with the woman after telling her sex would ...and more »
Medicaid Could Have Saved $1 Billion If Medical Marijuana Was Legalized
A new report published in Health Affairs found that if all states had legalized medical marijuana in 2014, Medicaid could have saved $1 billion in spending on prescriptions. The study by Ashley C. Bradford and W. David Bradford examined whether states ...and more »
- Medical News Today
Could fungi be a vast, untapped source of new antibiotics?
Medical News Today
Fungi could harbor a vast treasure trove for new drugs to fight infections caused by bacteria and other microbes. This was the conclusion that scientists from the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden, came to after scanning the ...and more »
Physicians want to solve burnout in medical school
Medical school deans and other health care leaders are convening in Washington Friday to figure out ways to change the medical education system so fewer students and physicians feel stressed or depressed — and to stem the number of doctors who are ...
Medical authorities release Aaron Hernandez's brain to CTE research centre, ending surreal daylong standoff - National PostNational Post
Medical authorities release Aaron Hernandez's brain to CTE research centre, ending surreal daylong standoff
BOSTON — Aaron Hernandez's death was ruled a suicide Thursday by Massachusetts officials, who also said that his brain would be released to an academic centre that has researched the links between brain disease and football. The ruling appeared to ...
Aaron Hernandez's Attorney Says Medical Examiner Holding Brain HostageTMZ.com
DA: Medical examiner r
Independent review of British Cycling's medical practices underway
An independent review into medical practices at British Cycling is underway, as the governing body looks to correct the major flaws that have been exposed in recent months. Related Articles. Timeline of UKAD investigation into Team Sky and British ...
British Cycling ask doctor to review its medical practiceDaily Mail
External expert starts review into British Cycling's medical practicesThe Guardi
- Medical News Today
Gut bacteria may protect infants from intestinal infection
Medical News Today
Gastroenteritis is one of the main causes of death in children under 5 years old, leading to 2.5 million deaths annually, with younger infants being most at risk. New research in mice has shown promising evidence that a type of gut bacteria could ...and more »
- St. Catharines Standard
The medical fight against fentanyl
St. Catharines Standard
Dr. Rafi Setrak, an ER doctor with the Niagara Health System, says he is seeing a growing number of drug overdose cases. Tweet. Bookmark and Share. Change text size for the story. Print. Report an error. More Coverage. Fentanyl: Niagara's silent killer.
- Medical marijuana clinic opens
The Daily Courier (subscription)
Canabo Medical Inc. officially opened on Wednesday, but it has been accepting patient referrals for a few weeks. Kelowna is the second Canabo location in B.C., after Chilliwack, and the 16th location in Canada. “We partner up with licensed producers ...
- The Coast Halifax
Bayers Lake medical centre site called inaccessible
The Coast Halifax
Putting outpatient clinic in the sprawling business park “undermines years of work,” say planning advocates. Posted By Jacob Boon on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 8:42 PM. click to enlarge There will be a medical centre conveniently located back beyond that ...and more »
Let's celebrate our Medical Laboratory Technologists!
Our health system depends on the professional work of thousands of medical laboratory technologists throughout the province. From blood samples to urine tests to tissue biopsies – laboratory medicine is a critical part of sustaining high quality health ...and more »
Medical cannabis patients urged not to self-medicate when recreational marijuana is legal - iNews880.comiNews880.com
Medical cannabis patients urged not to self-medicate when recreational marijuana is legal
Eight-year-old Brayden Hollawa has used medical cannabis for just over a year and his parents say it's saved his life. “We tried all kind of procedures, all kinds of implants, all kinds of pharmaceuticals with varying degrees of success… but not very ...and more »
Medical cannabis patients urged not to self-medicate when ...
Demand for medical cannabis is growing in Canada, but what will happen when recreational marijuana becomes legal? Some advocates fear patients will ...and more »
- The Hants Journal
Just in time for 4/20, Windsor medical weed shop re-opens
The Hants Journal
Jake Canavan, the manager of Tasty Budd's on Gerrish Street said he's happy to be back in business after closing for several weeks. They reopened on April 20, 2017. ©Colin Chisholm. WINDSOR, N.S. – April 20, the day famously, or perhaps infamously, ...and more »
Dosage, THC levels and other points to consider before trying medical marijuana - The Globe and MailThe Globe and Mail
Dosage, THC levels and other points to consider before trying medical marijuana
The Globe and Mail
My mother had a mastectomy after being diagnosed with breast cancer. It's now six months since her operation and she is still suffering from sharp, burning pain where her breast was removed. The drugs she has been given for the pain aren't providing ...
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- CTV News
Canadian company working on topical cream containing medical marijuana
TORONTO -- Canadian medical marijuana patients could soon find themselves ditching the pipe, bong or vaporizer for a topical cream or an oral spray that contains the active ingredients of cannabis, according to the CEO of biotechnology company Delivra ...and more »
Medical devices used in open heart surgery could pose infection risk ...
Horizon Health Network and the New Brunswick Heart Centre are notifying open heart surgery patients about a potential risk related to their surgery.and more »
- Medical News Today
Top research projects from the University of Illinois at Chicago
Medical News Today
In this Spotlight feature, we will take a look at some of the groundbreaking research being carried out at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and we speak with some of the scientists behind the big ideas. [Woman working in a lab] UIC's medical ...
Weed capital of the world: Canadian pot firms see medical exports growing under Trudeau law - Financial PostFinancial Post
Weed capital of the world: Canadian pot firms see medical exports growing under Trudeau law
Canada's push to legalize recreational marijuana is rippling beyond its borders as companies move to boost exports of medicinal pot. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government unveiled its framework last week, quelling concern it would clamp down on ...
Medical marijuana production plant coming soon to Montreal's West IslandCBC.ca
Pa. awards $10.4M contract to track med
Courage To Come Back: Recipient of Medical award gives back by spreading good news
Stephen Scott is the winner in the Medical Category in our Courage To Come Back Awards series. (John Ackermann, NEWS 1130 Photo). Summary. Latest winner is giving back to his community after going through some tough times. Stephen Scott was ...
1300 Canadians have died with medical assistance since legalization — here's one man's story - CBC.caCBC.ca
1300 Canadians have died with medical assistance since legalization — here's one man's story
On Friday Jan. 6, Rob Rollins and his husband John MacTavish woke up just as they would any other morning. John got his brother Bobby MacTavish, who is unable to speak or walk, ready to go to his day program. But this time, before he left, Bobby spent ...and more »
1,300 Canadians have died with medical assistance since ... - CBC
More than 1300 people in Canada have chosen to end their lives since medically assisted dying became legal. Rob Rollins, a 56-year-old who lived in a rural ...and more »
- Audit: US grant funds misused to pay for medical marijuana
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — An audit by independent investigators with the U.S. Justice Department has determined a New Mexico program that helps crime victims allowed federal grant funds to be used to reimburse the purchase of medical marijuana by crime ...and more »