modern medicine

The Story of the Little Fire Ant, and Why Modern Medicine Can … – Entomology Today

The little fire ant, Wasmannia auropunctata, is an invasive species and also a common cause of a previously mysterious eye affliction known as West Indian punctate keratopathy or Rice’s keratopathy. (Photo credit: Lyle Buss, University of Florida) By John P. Roche, Lesions of the cornea that cause white...
Continue Reading
modern medical doctors

The journey of a “doctor” who joined the cult of alternative medicine and then broke out of it – Quartz

One Friday afternoon in May 2014, Britt Hermes was scheduled to treat one of her cancer patients with an injection of Ukrain. This wasn’t especially unusual; people often came to Hermes, a naturopath in Arizona, for the treatment. That day, though, an expected shipment of the drug hadn’t arrived,...
Continue Reading
cutting edge medicine

Young surgeons hone craft on UNLV's cutting-edge surgery simulator – Las Vegas Review-Journal

By his own admission, Dr. Tyler Kent cut off too much meniscus — a C-shaped piece of tough, rubbery cartilage that serves as a shock absorber in the knee — during a surgical procedure he performed Wednesday. “I should have switched tools,” the graduate student at the UNLV School...
Continue Reading
cutting edge medicine

Meet the persons of Indian origin who are a picture of American health – Economic Times

Earlier this week, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida received the largest ever philanthropic gift in its history. The donors: Tampa-based cardiologist Kiran C Patel and his wife, pediatrician Pallavi Patel. The commitment from the Patel Family Foundation includes a $50 million gift and an additional $150...
Continue Reading
cutting edge medicine

WVU Medicine and Rockefeller family announce new neuroscience institute – WVU Medicine (press release)

Appoint nationally recognized neuroscientist, Dr. Ali Rezai, as director to bring fresh thinking and groundbreaking research to the opioid epidemic, Alzheimer’s, traumatic brain injury, and other conditions Posted on 9/28/2017 MORGANTOWN, – WVU Medicine and the Rockefeller family announced today that they have appointed neuroscientist Ali Rezai, ,...
Continue Reading
telemedicine

In-Depth: Recent hurricanes show that with proper preparation, telemedicine shines during disasters – MobiHealthNews

As wide swaths of the southeastern US work to recover from the recent spate of hurricanes, they won’t be reliant on local health care providers alone. Since Hurricane Harvey began threatening the Houston area in late August, telemedicine vendors and healthcare providers alike have opened up their lines to...
Continue Reading
telemedicine

Proposed rule would let VA caregivers practice telemedicine across … – MobiHealthNews

A new Department of Veterans Affairs proposed rule would allow VA telehealth providers to more easily administer care across state lines. “The Department of Veterans Affairs proposes to amend its medical regulations by standardizing the delivery of care by VA healthcare providers through telehealth,” states the proposed rule,...
Continue Reading
modern medicine

Holistic care a viable supplement to modern medicine, not a replacement – WRAL.com

This story was written for our sponsor, Cambridge Village of Apex. The American Holistic Health Association defines holistic health care as “the art and science of healing that addresses the whole person — body, mind, and #8221; The purpose of holistic care is not just the treating and healing...
Continue Reading
modern medicine

4 Keys to Patient Portal Engagement – ModernMedicine

Patient portals are a convenient, secure tool for empowering patients while reducing clinician workloads. Despite all those benefits, it’s not always easy for practices to convince patients to use portals — or even to sign up in the first place. A 2017 athenaResearch study of nearly 600 primary care...
Continue Reading
modern medicine

Modern Medicine for Healthier Hearts – ETHealthworld.com

With rapidly changing norms and situations, now we have the solutions to cure even the most challenging heart diseases. By Dr. Sundeep MishraProfessor of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (IIMS)New Delhi Developments and innovations in drugs and devices have helped heart patients receive better and effective treatment,...
Continue Reading