Log in

Home Page Highlights

Dr. Emily Blackwell

September 29, 2011 by National Library of Medicine

Dr. Emily Blackwell co-founded the New York Infirmary for Women and Children, the first hospital run by women and the first dedicated to serving women and children in the United States.   Medical School: Case Western Reserve University...

Read more

Study Suggests Acupuncture May be Better…

September 9, 2012 by JAMA Report

The treatment of chronic pain   An analysis of patient data from 29 randomized controlled trials suggests that acupuncture may be better than no acupuncture or sham acupuncture for the treatment of some chronic pain, according to a...

Read more

Why Women should be Nurses and not Doct…

December 16, 2011 by Professor Anne Crowther, Centre for the History of Medicine, Glasgow University

The story of women's role in medicine in 19th-century Britain has been dominated by two iconic figures Sophia Jex-Blake (1840 - 1912) and Florence Nightingale (1820 - 1910)   They died within a couple of years of one...

Read more

Number of Genes Associated with MS Doubl…

August 11, 2011 by Cambridge University

Critical insight provided into the disease mechanisms behind multiple sclerosis.   Scientists have identified 29 new genetic variants linked to multiple sclerosis, providing key insights into the biology of a very debilitating neurological disease. Many of the genes...

Read more

Science Reveals the Power of a Handshake

October 18, 2012 by Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

New neuroscience research is confirming an old adage about the power of a handshake: strangers do form a better impression of those who proffer their hand in greeting   A firm, friendly handshake has long been recommended in...

Read more

Novel Spinal Neuromodulation Device Deli…

March 25, 2011 by American Academy of Pain Medicine

Results from an ongoing prospective study report that a novel spinal neuromodulation device changes the paradigm for patients suffering with low back pain   who have not found relief through conventional spinal cord stimulation (SCS). The single-centered results...

Read more
A+ A A-

Medical News

Fireworks Safety

American Academy of Ophthalmology Offers Tips for Fireworks Safety   SAN FRANCISCO – Each...

Health Articles

Dynamic Between Biological Clock and…

Biologists at New York University have uncovered one way that biological clocks...

Resources

The American Academy of Cosmetic…

What is the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery?   Founded in 1985, the mission...

Profiles

The Story of Dagmar Berne

The difficult road of the first female medical student   Written by Dr Vanessa Witton, Sydney...

39°F

New York

Fair

Humidity: 20%

Wind: 7 mph

  • 5 Apr 2016 43°F 29°F
  • 6 Apr 2016 49°F 44°F