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Scientists reveal unique mechanism of natural product with powerful antimicrobial action

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have uncovered the unique mechanism of a powerful natural product with wide-ranging antifungal, antibacterial...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Scripps Florida scientists reveal unique mechanism of natural product with powerful antimicrobial action

Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have uncovered the unique mechanism of a powerful natural product with wide-ranging antifungal, antibacterial...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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Impact of parents' military deployment on children's safety and mental health

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry reports that following military parents' return from combat deployment, their children...  
medicalnewstoday.com
over 4 years ago
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What's Hot at AAN 2015?

A rundown of changes to the program and expected highlights of the American Academy of Neurology 67th Annual Meeting, beginning this weekend in Washington, DC.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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The Stiell Sessions 2 Update in Atrial Fibrillation | EM Cases

Dr. Ian Stiell of Ottawa Research Institute discusses Atrial Fibrillation on EM Cases podcast including the Canadian Cardiovascular Socciety Guidelines 2014  
emergencymedicinecases.com
over 4 years ago
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Ultrasound Leadership Academy: Intro to Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

 Understanding the multiple tissue layers in MSK ultrasound may appear daunting, but once you get the basics you should be all set. Your next task, which will ultimately make to a highly skilled MSK ultrasonographer, will be knowing your anatomy well for each scan you perform.   
emcurious.com
over 4 years ago
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Ultrasound Leadership Academy: Lower Extremity DVT

There is growing literature to support beside compression ultrasonography by emergency physicians as the initial study. Multiple studies have demonstrated that this approach is both sensitive and specific for diagnosis of DVT and decreases ED length of stay.   
emcurious.com
over 4 years ago
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Ultrasound Leadership Academy: RUQ Ultrasound

The reason we should be performing RUQ ultrasound in the emergency department is multifaceted. Not only does it decreased length of stay, it also has the potential to save a significant amount of money by reducing the number of additional radiology studies ordered..plus we're good at it.   
emcurious.com
over 4 years ago
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Ultrasound Leadership Academy: Assessing LV Function and the RUSH Exam for Shock

We are really good at getting an ultrasound probe on your trauma patient's really fast to assess for bleeding, why not do the same when you need answers  fast in the dying medical patient?  
emcurious.com
over 4 years ago
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Sanford-Burnham licenses small molecule to Daiichi Sankyo for further development

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute today announced that it has signed a licensing agreement to further develop a first-in-class small molecule with Daiichi Sankyo for the treatment of cardiovascular-metabolic disease. The small molecule is based on longstanding, groundbreaking biology work by a Sanford-Burnham scientist and his laboratory team, who for decades focused their research on treating a consequence of cardiovascular-metabolic disease.  
eurekalert.org
over 4 years ago
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Ultrasound Leadership Academy: Diastology

While the majority of patients presenting in heart failure will have systolic dysfunction, it is useful to grasp the idea of diastolic dysfunction, its pathophysiology, and how we can use ultrasound to assist with making this diagnosis rapidly and confidently.  
emcurious.com
over 4 years ago
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Ultrasound Leadership Academy: Ultrasound for Renal Colic

New evidence from a recent NEJM article, evaluating US vs CT for initial work up of suspected renal colic, found no difference in adverse outcomes. This suggests that a more conservative imaging strategy, beginning with renal ultrasound, may be the right place to start. Learn how here.   
emcurious.com
over 4 years ago
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SGEM#48: Thunderstruck (Subarachnoid Hemorrhage)

Guest Skeptic: Dr. Jeff Perry. Senior Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa.  
thesgem.com
over 4 years ago
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Science academies of G7 nations call for action on antibiotic resistance and neglected tropical diseases

In anticipation of the upcoming summit of the G7 group of nations in Bavaria in June, the science academies of the participating nations issued three statements to their governments calling on action to combat antimicrobial resistance, eliminate neglected tropical diseases, and protect the world’s oceans.  
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over 4 years ago
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Choosing Wisely in the UK: the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges’ initiative to reduce the harms of too much medicine

A Malhotra and colleagues explain how and why a US initiative to get doctors to stop using interventions with no benefit is being brought to the UK  
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over 4 years ago
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England’s chief medical officer asks for review of drug evaluation in wake of statins controversy

The Academy of Medical Sciences, the independent body that represents UK medical science, will carry out a review of the way evidence on drugs is evaluated, after the chief medical officer for England expressed concern that recent controversies had damaged the public’s faith in the way research was carried out and presented.  
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over 4 years ago
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England’s chief medical officer asks for review of drug evaluation in wake of statins controversy

The Academy of Medical Sciences, the independent body that represents UK medical science, will carry out a review of the way evidence on drugs is evaluated, after the chief medical officer for England expressed concern that recent controversies had damaged the public’s faith in the way research was carried out and presented.  
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England’s chief medical officer asks for review of drug evaluation in wake of statins controversy

The Academy of Medical Sciences, the independent body that represents UK medical science, will carry out a review of the way evidence on drugs is evaluated, after the chief medical officer for England expressed concern that recent controversies had damaged the public’s faith in the way research was carried out and presented.  
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over 4 years ago
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England’s chief medical officer asks for review of drug evaluation in wake of statins controversy

The Academy of Medical Sciences, the independent body that represents UK medical science, will carry out a review of the way evidence on drugs is evaluated, after the chief medical officer for England expressed concern that recent controversies had damaged the public’s faith in the way research was carried out and presented.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago