Scientists at the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and physicians at Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, MD, have found that restoring the normal, helpful bacteria of the gut and intestines may treat patients suffering from recurrent Clostridium difficile infections. Show More Summary
Scientists at the Institute for Genome Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and doctors at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore have found that restoring the normal, helpful bacteria of the gut and intestines may treat patients suffering from recurrent Clostridium difficile infections.
Joan M. O'Brien, MD, the George E. de Schweinitz and William F. Norris Professor of Ophthalmology, chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and director of the Scheie Eye Institute at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, was recently presented with the Women in Ophthalmology's Suzanne Veronneau Troutman Award.
The largest study of its kind, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, finds that people who eat a handful of nuts every day live longer than those who do not eat them at all.Scientists from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham...Show More Summary
The term "landmark" is thrown around a lot, but it's no overstatement when applied to a jarring report released recently by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) titled "Delivering High-Quality Cancer Care: Charting a New Course for a System...Show More Summary
WORCESTER, MA – Scientists at the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute have discovered evidence that a widely used anti-fungal medicine increases susceptibility to flu infection in mice and cell cultures. Show More Summary
By Aaron Gard: According to the Institute of Medicine of The National Academies, roughly 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, many of which require regular analgesic therapy. Opioids are a common therapy for the treatment of moderate to severe pain, with hydrocodone products topping the charts. Show More Summary
"The search for one-dimensional, very simple correlations - one drug, one clinical effect in all patients - is horrendously obsolete," says Peter Huber, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and the author, most recently, of The...Show More Summary
Researchers from the Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Heart Institute have discovered a new way to dramatically improve heart repair. The future goal is to use this knowledge to combat human cardiovascular disease by improving repair after a heart attack. The research has just been published in the scientific journal Development. read more
Building on a trailblazing body of work in stem cell research at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, an interdisciplinary team led by Joshua M. Hare, M.D., Director of the Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute, revealed...Show More Summary
The Joint Center for Cancer Precision Medicine, a collaborative initiative among Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital, and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, has been established to create "precision medicine treatment pathways" for patients with advanced cancers and to speed the development of personalized therapies.
Photo credit to Kata Kenesei & Barbara Orsolits, from the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Institute of Experimental Medicine in Szeged, Hungary From the Nikon Small World photomicrography competition for 2013.
A team of scientists led by researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research have identified a novel therapeutic approach for the most frequent genetic cause of ALS,...Show More Summary
The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania has been awarded $1.5 million by The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to launch the Mrs. A and Mr. B Project to study health care disparities among people with disabilities. Show More Summary
Karen Glanz, PhD, MPH, a globally influential public health scholar, Penn Nursing professor, and a Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor, has been elected to the prestigious Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences. Show More Summary
The National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society (PIDS),...Show More Summary
Johns Hopkins University, one of the nation’s premier research institutions for teaching medicine, has suspended its black lung program for a review after a series of investigative reports by the Center for Public Integrity and ABC News...Show More Summary
The George Washington University (GW) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Rodham Institute for Healthcare Provider Education to Eliminate Disparities. The Institute, which is housed within the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, is named in honor of the late Mrs. Show More Summary
The Institute on Medicine as a Profession accused the U.S. of directing doctors and others to ignore their professional ethics in abusing detainees in Afghanistan and elsewhere.
High school football players are nearly twice as likely to get concussions as college football players and high school athletes in other sports, according the Institute of Medicine.