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Underrated: The Handkerchief Stroke

Unhealthy lifestyles, poor diet and hereditary risk are well-documented causes of blood supply disruption in the brain. Less well studied are infections which precede this event. Harmless colds are potentially followed by fatal stroke. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Patients are not customers

Recently I wrote about the problems with Maintenance of Certification requirements. One of the phrases I read repeatedly when I was researching the piece was “the patient as customer”. Here’s a quote from the online journal produced by a management consulting more...

Blog entry by Shirie Leng
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Synaesthesia – is everything connected?

While Synaesthesia has been known to exist for centuries, a recent surge in interest from researchers has led to a veritable boom: With national newspapers praising its potential benefits, the race is on to unravel the mysteries behind this fascinating trait. more...

Article by Luzia Trobinger

The CRE Path: Easily Resisted to Hard to Kill

Carbapenem-resistance in Gram-negative bacilli limits antibiotic choice for lethal infections. With carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) increasing globally, enhancements are desperately needed in understanding, prevention, and control. more...

Article by Mario Nacinovich

Sunlight: Still harmful in the dark?

Prolonged sunlight exposure can be harmful for our skin, leading to premature aging and potential cancer development. Now, scientists show that sunlight can still damage skin in the dark, long after sunlight exposure has ended. more...

Blog entry by Rozina Kardakaris

rHealth Diagnostics: Blood Test via Bluetooth

Small, cheap, fast and reliable – a new generation of mobile, handy device has set out to replace the classic diagnostic laboratory. But what can this much vaunted device, otherwise referred to as the tricorder, really do, and when will it be ready for implementation? more...

Marijuana ‘munchies’: A key to losing weight?

Marijuana consumption is known to trigger increased appetite, known as having ‘the munchies’. Now, newly emerging knowledge on how marijuana regulates appetite could assist in the constant struggle against obesity. more...

Article by Rozina Kardakaris
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Night work: Death on the job?

Working, while others are sleeping, is part of the medical routine – and unhealthy. A recent American study reinforces previous findings: whoever works at night has a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and lung cancer. more...

Article by Sonja Schmitzer
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Life as a doctor in a shelled area in Ukraine

I am living as a doctor in the shelled and blockaded Donetsk: In the first February days shelling of the area where I live began. Insulin, antibiotics, antipyretics, antihypertensive, anticonvulsants became scarce and very expensive. more...

Blog entry by Oksana Zhurbij
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Diabetes – the cost of counting sheep?

Does poor sleep increase the risk of diabetes? A relationship between sleep and metabolic balance has been suggested by a number of studies so far. As global incidence rates of diabetes are on the rise, establishing the mechanisms behind this is crucial. more...

Article by Luzia Trobinger
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