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Lab-grown embryo research is poised to transform medicine

According to several studies, one in three pregnancies ends in miscarriage and one in 33 babies born will have a birth defect, due to the incorrect formation of the embryo in the womb. Studying how the embryo develops can help us find ways to reduce these numbers. In 2022, we will see advances in this […]

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NUMBERS: Are the scholarships worth it? Not really: the news of emergency medicine

Figure: EM grants, opportunity costs, jobs Figure Opportunity costs and incentives affect our decisions and their outcomes for a career in emergency medicine. As I wrote in October, there are many great entities shaping the fate of emergency medicine, all of which have vast repositories of valuable data. Making the right data public to all […]

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Molecule cures cornea of ​​potentially blinding infections – School of Medicine News

From left to right are Berger Lab members Jeff Win, Ashten Stambersky, Ebrahim Abdul Shukkur and Principal Investigator Elizabeth Berger, Ph.D. Researchers at Wayne State University School of Medicine have published a major breakthrough in understanding how to cure a cornea infected with bacteria associated with contact lens infections. Thymosin beta 4 is a new […]

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Northwestern Medical Student Health Service: What You Need To Know

Northwestern University made an agreement with Northwestern Medicine last year to operate the student health service at Evanston. On December 12, Northwestern University Health Service Clinic and Sports Medicine in Evanston officially became part of Northwestern Medicine and is now known as Northwestern Medicine Student Health Service. “We are excited to be working with Northwestern […]

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Wayne Pediatrics welcomes new psychologist – School of Medicine News

Wayne Pediatrics, home to physicians in Wayne State University’s Department of Pediatrics, continues to grow, adding Jameel Smith, Ph.D., chief pediatric psychologist, to the practice. Dr. Smith’s work supports children and adolescents, including those with anxiety and depression, adjust to physical illness, family relationship issues and more. She joins a team of medical, auxiliary and […]

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Launch of Northwestern Medicine Student Health Service operations

Grace Wu, Social Media EditorDecember 14, 2021 The Northwestern University Health Services Clinic and Sports Medicine merged with Northwestern Medicine on Sunday. The “extended partnership,” renamed Northwestern Medicine Student Health Service, will provide eligible students with “more convenient options when seeking medical care,” according to Vice President of Student Affairs Julie Payne-Kirchmeier. These students can […]

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2020 Hewlett Prize Winner Philip Sunshine, MD | News from the Department of Medicine

the Albion Walter Hewlett Prize, established in 1983, is a recurring award honoring an outstanding physician with ties to Stanford. It is a tribute to Dr. Albion Walter Hewlett, Professor and Executive Chief of the Department of Medicine from 1916 to 1925. Recognized as a physician of rare compassion and extraordinary skill, Hewlett was recognized […]

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School of Medicine student’s app idea wins $ 10,000 top prize in College of Engineering’s inaugural Mobility for All competition – School of Medicine News

jessica tan A smartphone app aimed at improving the quality of life for blind and visually impaired people was considered the winning project in the one-year Mobility for All competition at Wayne State University. A group led by Jessica Tan, a sophomore medical student at Wayne State School of Medicine, received $ 10,000 from the […]

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Capricia Bell Receives National Health Scholars Corps Scholarship – News from the School of Medicine

Capricia Bell, a third-year medical student at Wayne State University School of Medicine, received a National Health Scholars Corps Fellowship from the Health Resources & Services Administration. Bell, who intends to become an obstetrician-gynecologist, will receive tuition and fee assistance as well as a monthly stipend for two years of medical school under the scholarship. […]

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Awards and Honors: Winter 2021 | News from the Department of Medicine

Department of Medicine Faculty and Staff Named 2021 ISP Award Winners Many projects have been recognized as part of Stanford Medicine’s Integrated Strategic Plan (ISP), and the ISP Awards highlight “individuals and teams in the Stanford Medicine community who, through their extraordinary efforts, embody the strategic priorities of our integrated strategic plan (ISP). : Value-driven, […]

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News: Is emergency medicine ready to unionize? : Emergency medicine news

Figure: unionization, EM workforce, EM law Steeped in corporate profits, liable to be fired without due process, lacking transparency in billing, and beset by rising working hours and falling wages, emergency physicians are increasingly wondering whether unions and collective bargaining could be promising for them. They would like to, at the very least, wrest control […]

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Toxicology Rounds: The Truth About High-Dose Insulin : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: high dose insulin, calcium channel blocker poisoning, amlodipine Figure The causative agent when our poison control center is consulted for cases of calcium channel blocker poisoning (CHB) is almost always amlodipine. Quite often the clinical team will be looking for high dose insulin (HDI) as they call us. After all, HDI is often considered […]

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Same shift, different day : High-intensity interval medicine… : Emergency medicine news

well-being, burnout: Dr. Harmon and his friend Atlas’ dog on the Pismo Dunes. Figure About 10 years ago, my wife and I followed our daughters’ high school football team to the Pismo Dunes. They were going to run in the sand to condition themselves. Afterwards, we decided we could go there periodically to run a […]

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Clinical controversies: An attack on epinephrine Skin Nec… : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: medical myths, epinephrine, skin necrosis My aversion to medical myths started long before residency. I distinctly remember, as a third-year medical student on my EM rotation, when an assistant showed me how to perform digital blocking, but instructed me to avoid using lidocaine with epinephrine because of the “theoretical” risk of digital necrosis. When […]

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First person: Debrief and breathe, cry and feel : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: well-being, gratitude Figure 1842. This number is etched forever in my memory. It was the announced time of death for the 6-month-old baby who died of cardiorespiratory arrest for no apparent reason. He was lying there with my perfectly placed tube still hanging from his mouth. Her father’s head pressed against hers, screams […]

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Words of Healing: Drivers of the COVID-19 Story : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: COVID-19, medical crisis, pandemic Figure But it is, when not duly considered against, an almost irresistible tendency of the human mind to become a slave to its own assumptions; and when he has once become accustomed to reasoning, feeling, and conceiving, under certain arbitrary conditions, he ends by confusing these conditions with the laws […]

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Quick Reference: Symptoms: Fever and Sore Throat: Emergency Medicine News

Figure: fever, sore throat, drug-induced agranulocytosis, pharyngitis, Lemierre syndrome, thyroid storm Figure Figure A 29-year-old woman with hyperthyroidism presented with a fever and sore throat she had had for three days. She had developed difficulty in swallowing and breathing, bilateral ear pain, palpitations and pain on deep inspiration but no abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, […]

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Letter to the editor: The slippery slope of buprenorphine : Emergency Medicine News

Editor: I am board certified in emergency medicine and addiction medicine and medical director of the Recovery Centers of America in South Amboy, NJ, a hospital facility where we perform detox reductions with buprenorphine. (REM. 2021;43[10]:6; https://bit.ly/3ipxkjb.) Giving patients buprenorphine in the emergency room is much more complex than comparing opioid addiction to asthma. It’s […]

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Clinical pearl: An unusual presentation of HSV : Emergency Medicine News

Figure: herpes simplex virus, hepatitis, pregnancy BY EMEDHOME.COM Hepatitis is a manifestation of disseminated herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection, often reported in pregnant women who acquire HSV during pregnancy. Pregnant women in any trimester may have fever and hepatitis (markedly elevated transaminases), but may not have genital or skin lesions. HSV hepatitis is associated with […]