Pre-clinical cancer-target validation

Published and unpublished studies by investigators in the pharmaceutical industry indicate that a disturbingly high number of academic laboratories’ reports nominating potential new cancer-drug targets are either

Video – Bringing 3D-Printed Prosthetic Hands From the Netherlands to Sierra Leone | Medical Blog

PW blogger Lars Brouwers, MD, discusses his trip to bring 3D printed hands and umbilical cord clamps to underserved populations throughout northwestern Africa in this exclusive video!

Trends In Cancer | Medical Blog

Is there a definitive line that divides crazy from sane? | Medical Blog

There are 374 mental disorders. How many do you have?  Is there a definitive line that divides crazy from sane? With a hair-raising delivery, Jon Ronson, author

VIDEO: Could a Drug Prevent Depression & PTSD | Medical Blog

The path to better medicine is paved with accidental yet revolutionary discoveries. In this well-told tale of how science happens, neuroscientist Rebecca Brachman shares news of a

VIDEO: A Tribute to Nurses | Medical Blog

Carolyn Jones spent five years interviewing, photographing and filming nurses across America, traveling to places dealing with some of the nation’s biggest public health issues. She shares

Advances in Colorectal Cancer Screening | Medical Blog

Online Therapy for Insomnia Linked to Improved Mental Health | Medical Blog

University students undergoing online CBT program had reductions in insomnia, paranoia, hallucinations

‘Modest at Best’ Discriminatory Ability for CBC Test in Infants | Medical Blog

Findings among febrile infants (≤60 days) with invasive bacterial infections

CDC: Human Campylobacter Linked to Pet Store Puppies | Medical Blog

Campylobacter can spread through contact with dog feces

Body Parts on a Chip | Medical Blog

It’s relatively easy to imagine a new medicine — the hard part is testing it, and that can delay promising new cures for years. In this well-explained

The coming neurological epidemic | Medical Blog

Biochemist Gregory Petsko makes a convincing argument that, in the next 50 years, we’ll see an epidemic of neurological diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, as the world population

“Am I dying?” The honest answer. | Medical Blog

Matthew O’Reilly is a veteran emergency medical technician on Long Island, New York. In this talk, O’Reilly describes what happens next when a gravely hurt patient asks

2017 Top 10 Medical Inventions & Innovations | Medical Blog

Lasers that induce human dental stem cells to regenerate dentin, a tiny camera that can be attached to the tip of a catheter device and capture real

Trending: Jimmy Kimmel Reveals Details of His Son’s Birth & Heart Disease | Medical Blog

Jimmy and his wife Molly welcomed their second child together, William “Billy” Kimmel. At three days old, Billy had successful open heart surgery at Children’s Hospital Los

A doctor’s case for medical marijuana | Medical Blog

Physician David Casarett was tired of hearing hype and half-truths around medical marijuana, so he put on his skeptic’s hat and investigated on his own. He comes

This Gel Can Make You Stop Bleeding Instantly | Medical Blog

Forget stitches — there’s a better way to close wounds. In this talk, TED Fellow Joe Landolina talks about his invention — a medical gel that can

VIDEO: Best Practices for Preventing Community-Acquired Infections | Medical Blog

  Murray Cohen, PhD, MPH, CIH, science Advisor, Infectious Control Consultant Medical Grade Innovations, discusses what healthcare facilities can do to reduce community-acquired infections. Source: The Doctor’s

VIDEO: Infections Possible Cause for Falls | Medical Blog

Farrin Manian, MD, discusses a retrospective study looking at patients presenting with a fall who also had a co-existing systemic infection. Obstacles and poor eyesight get blamed.

Video – Against Medical Advice 001: HIMSS, the Robot Apocalypse, and Dark Side Tonight | Medical Blog

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