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Neurosurgery Leaders Endorse Interventional Thrombectomy to Treat Acute Stroke

Henry Woo, MD, Professor and Vice Chair in the Department of Neurological Surgery, Director of the Cerebrovascular Center and Co-Director of the Cerebrovascular and Stroke Center at Stony Brook Medicine's Neurosciences Institute, along...Show More Summary

Key Features of Possibly the Most Underserved and Underdiagnosed Disease: Do You Have It?

By: Linda Tannenbaum, Open Medicine Foundation A February Institute of Medicine report said up to 91 percent of people with chronic fatigue syndrome have not been diagnosed. These people are not receiving appropriate treatments or healthcare advice. Show More Summary

Researcher Receives NIH Grant to Study Impact of Carbon Dioxide Levels Following Cardiac Arrest

The NIH-National Heart Lung and Blood Institute has awarded Brian W. Roberts, MD, of Cooper University Health Care and Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU), a grant to study post-resuscitation partial pressure of arterial carbon dioxide and neurological outcome after cardiac arrest

Death Panels: Scathing Report Shows Advanced Care Planning Favors Rationing Care

In advance of a Friday Institute of Medicine conference in Washington, DC involving policymakers in implementation of its September 2014 report that urged promotion of “advance care planning,” the Powell Center for Medical Ethics at the National Right to Life Committee is issuing a report entitled, “The Bias Against Life-Preserving Treatment in Advance Care Planning.” […]

Recommendation for vitamin D intake was miscalculated, is far too low, experts say

Researchers are challenging the intake of vitamin D recommended by the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine saying their Recommended Dietary Allowance for vitamin D underestimates the need by a factor of ten.

Scientists Confirm Institute of Medicine Recommendation for Vitamin D Intake Was Miscalculated and Is Far Too Low

Researchers are challenging the intake of vitamin D recommended by the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine saying their Recommended Dietary Allowance for vitamin D underestimates the need by a factor of ten.

Medical News Today: Raising legal smoking age to 21 will save 'millions of lost life years' for today's children

The Institute of Medicine have produced a report on what the public health implications of raising the minimum age of legal access for tobacco products would be.

Study: Raising Legal Age To Buy Cigarettes To 21 Would Result In Fewer Smokers

By this point everyone can agree that smoking is harmful to your health, and yet there are still new smokers starting up the habit year after year. A new study from the Institute of Medicine says that swell in numbers could be curbed by raising the legal age to buy cigarettes to 21. Though the Food and Drug Administration doesn’t … [More]

New Leadership Model Announced for Loyola Research Institutes

Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine has announced a new, collaborative leadership model for four research institutes. Each institute will be led by two co-directors, a scientist and a physician.

It's About the Kids

Co-authored by Louis W. Sullivan, M.D., U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services from 1989 to1993 and President Emeritus, Morehouse School of Medicine. The National Institute on Drug Abuse recently released its 2014 Monitoring the Future survey. Show More Summary

Yale Announces ‘Blended’ Online Master’s Degree

Yale University is creating a master’s program that will hold many courses online, continuing the Ivy League institution’s foray into “blended” learning. The online program, to be offered by the Yale School of Medicine, would aim to replicate its residential program for training physicians’ assistants. Show More Summary

Health Care Run by Those "Who See the Practice of Medicine as a Set of Economic Transactions," or as a "Moral Endeavor?"

Calls are getting louder for restoring medicine and health care as a calling that puts patients first, versus a business that puts money first. For example, in the conclusion of her opening talk for the 2015 Lown Institute Annual Conference:...Show More Summary

Two-Step Treatment Improved Function and Decreased Pain Severity in Veterans

A new study by researchers from the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University School of Medicine reports that a stepped-care strategy improved function and decreased pain severity, producing at least a 30 percent improvement in pain-related disability.

Army researchers return to Norway for nutrition, cold-stress study in Arctic extremes

The U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, or USARIEM, once again partnered with the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment to study nutrition and physiological responses to cold-weather training. For the second time in three years, researchers from USARIEM traveled to […]

Culture Clash: How Stem Cells Are Grown Affects Their Genetic Stability

Writing in the February 25 online issue of the journal PLOS ONE, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, with collaborators from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), have definitively shown for the first time that the culture conditions in which stem cells are grown and mass-produced can affect their genetic stability.

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology Partner to Advance Personalized Cancer Medicine

Two internationally acclaimed cancer centres today announced a partnership to accelerate academic and clinical research to advance personalized, targeted therapies against cancer.

Chronic fatigue syndrome was just the beginning: More proposed disease renamings

The Institute of Medicine recently proposed a new name for chronic fatigue syndrome. Robert S. Wieder wonders why they can't tackle a few other diseases whose names he finds lacking. Chronic fatigue syndrome was just the beginning: More proposed disease renamings is a post from:

Statins May Not Lower Parkinson's Risk

The use of statins may not be associated with lowering risk for Parkinson's disease, according to a new study led by researchers at Penn State College of Medicine and National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

Poor Pregnant Women Are Allowed to Buy Juice with Food Stamps, But Not Potatoes  

A new study, commissioned by the USDA and executed by the nonprofit research group Institute of Medicine, attempts to answer one very specific question: Should women enrolled in WIC—the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children—be able to spend their vouchers on potatoes?

Penn Orphan Disease Center Announces First Grant Recipients from Million Dollar Bike Ride

The Orphan Disease Center at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, has awarded its inaugural grants funded by proceeds from the 2014 Million Dollar Bike Ride. Thirteen institutions - from academia in the US, Canada, Germany, and Australia - received grants ranging from $35,000 to $60,000 from funds raised by 13 disease-specific cycling teams.

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