Tag Archives: Using

Dr Miriam Stoppard: We should be using pharmacists to spot the early signs of cancer

Pharmacists always get my vote, but are we underusing this group of highly trained ­specialists? Could they serve as early diagnosis hubs to spot signs of cancer and improve cancer survival rates? A report by University College London says they could. It says pharmacists could refer people with persistent lung cancer symptoms – such as… Read More »

FDA to consider restricting menthol vape products if teens begin using them, official says

Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration would consider restricting the sale of menthol-flavored vaping products if teens start using them as the agency moves to ban most other flavors, an FDA official said Friday. Mitch Zeller, director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that… Read More »

How Apple is using its watch to push deeper into health care – Yahoo Finance

View photos Sumbul Desai, MD, Apple’s vice president of Health talks about new features on the Apple watch during an event to announce new products Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar) More With a boost from prominent organizations and new features on the Apple Watch, the tech giant is entrenching itself… Read More »

Radiology Professor Creates Beautiful Art Using MRI Scanner

May 31st, 2019 Medgadget Editors Art, Neurology Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) can produce a great deal of data about the tissues it images. Controlling how an MRI scans and then analyzing its data in novel ways can lead to interesting perspectives on the human body. Dr. Denis Ducreux, a professor at the University of Paris-Sud… Read More »

Using Facebook To Turn Despair Into Optimism And Support For Cancer

Fabian Bolin, the CEO and Cofounder of WarOnCancerEma Persson When diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 28, Fabian Bolin decided to allocate his pain and energy into something bigger than him. It all started with a Facebook post that was shared over 13.000 times; continued into a blog where Fabian was documenting his battle… Read More »

Medical News Today: Does using testosterone to treat depression work?

Medical professionals have been discussing whether testosterone treatment can actually reduce depressive symptoms in men for many years. A recent meta-analysis attempts to draw a clearer picture. Could testosterone therapy be the antidepressant of the future? Depression is a major global concern. Per year, major depressive disorder affects an estimated 16.1 million adults in the… Read More »

Tackling Alzheimer’s Biomarkers Using Machine Learning: Interview with IQuity CEO, Dr. Chase Spurlock

Losing one’s memories, and therefore one’s identity, must be a terrifying experience. With a global estimate of almost 50 million people living with dementia, predicted to rise to more than 130 million by 2050, the burden of Alzheimer’s and dementia are indisputable. While there are still no approved drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer’s, there… Read More »