Johns Hopkins researchers have identified a potential new treatment target for obstructive sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing stops and comes back several times during sleep. According to a recent study in mice, the target is an ion channel that has already been shown to affect blood pressure in obese mice. According to Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists, a recent study in obese … Read more

Camden-Clark Medical Center Receives Nod for Cancer Services | News, sports, jobs

WVU Medicine Camden Clark Medical Center has received national accreditation for its cancer services. The Committee on Cancer (CoC), a program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), has granted three-year accreditation to the cancer program at Camden-Clark Medical Center WVU Medicine. (photo provided) PARKERSBURG – WVU’s Camden-Clark Medical Center has received national accreditation for … Read more

Lightware’s Taurus UCX provides a BYOM solution for Emory University School of Medicine – rAVe [PUBS]

tucked inside the main Emory University Campus in the Druid Hills section of Atlanta, Emory University School of Medicine is home to more than 400 future health professionals. The College of Medicine is ranked among the best biomedical educational, clinical care, and research institutions in the United States. Founded in 1915, the school has a … Read more

No longer “Independent Agents”

in The last pillar of my career, I wrote about how mentors at different stages of their careers in academia approach their trainees’ leave, specifically at the end of the year and the holidays. In preparing for that piece, I spoke with Kevin Strohl at Harvard Medical School. He’s been running a research lab for … Read more

SDSU celebrates the professional program for veterinary students with a Blue Coat Gala

Students in the second cohort of the Veterinary Career Program include: Grade 1 – Amy Scharf, Boone Schmitz, McKenna Kimerle, Grade 4 – Morgan Simon, Lucas Lazurek, Katie Evans, Benjamin Dentlinger, Grade 3 – Grace Feeney, Joshua Bartels, Holly Keepers , Alexis Friese, 2nd Row – Brianna Hutzler, Jaden Vitus, Trilene Vallis, Emily Kapp, Front … Read more

Adventist pastor in Jamaica gets a medical degree

Not satisfied with serving only in the Seventh-day Adventist Church by preaching, teaching, and mentoring in his native Jamaica, Kemar Douglas recently completed a medical degree. After four years of study, Douglas is now a medical intern at May Pen Hospital, having graduated from the Caribbean School of Medical Sciences in Kingston, Jamaica, on October … Read more

The diet can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease by 10 percent

A proven high blood pressure diet specifically reduces risks for black women and adults Boston Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States, claiming more than 800,000 lives annually. A healthy diet is one of the main lifestyle strategies for reducing cardiovascular disease risk factors, including high blood pressure and cholesterol … Read more

The USF Morsani College of Medicine thrives through its Water Street location and Tampa General Partnership

The upcoming class of 2021 at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine was the highest achiever in college history. They had the highest average score of any semester on the Medical College Admissions Test and the highest grade point average, 3.89. The 2022 students, who begin classes in July, are another impressive … Read more

Pediatric Respiratory Infections, Escalating Influenza Cases – UBMD Physicians Group

Oscar G. Gomez, MD, is seeing an extraordinary increase in both RSV and influenza cases among children in Buffalo. published November 28, 2022 The story of Ellen Goldbaum The request that children’s hospitals nationwide made this month for the federal government to declare an official emergency was not given the spike in respiratory syncytial virus … Read more