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#chronicillnessVOICE April 15 – NEWS
Editors pick of the days newsletters
AI identifies 3 new multiple sclerosis subtypes | Medical News Today 11 April 2021
Written by Robby Berman
Researchers used AI to analyze the brain scans of thousands of people with MS and discovered three new subtypes. Portra/Getty Images
How Diabetes Can Affect Your Feet | MedicineNet
Reviewed By: Charles Patrick Davis, MD, PhD
Reviewed on 1/14/2021
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The Use of Hypnosis in Health Care
Image: hypnosis-GettyImages-174931724-square.jpg (1500 x 1500) via nccih
Hypnosis (also called hypnotherapy) has been studied for a number of health conditions. For example:
- A growing body of evidence suggests that hypnosis may help people manage some painful conditions.
- Some evidence suggests that hypnosis may help with menopause symptoms such as hot flashes. The North American Menopause Society has recommended hypnosis for managing hot flashes but acknowledged that the evidence is limited.
- Studies of hypnosis to help with quitting smoking have had conflicting results.
NIH…Turning Discovery Into Health®
Time for a bit of ‘Time-Out’ with this offering from NPR
Pop Culture Happy Hour Podcasts
Need a little break from hard news? Or maybe a bit of time to talk to friends about the latest movie, new book or must-see TV series they just finished streaming?
The hosts of NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour — Linda Holmes, Glen Weldon, Stephen Thompson, and Aisha Harris — have got you covered. Their podcast has all of the best recommendations and insights about movies, TV, music, books, video games and pop cultural happenings five days a week. A rotating cast of guest culture experts join the team to add their take on everything going on in the discourse.
Try out a few episodes to get started:
- The highs (and the snubs) of the 2021 Oscar nomination
- Everything surrounding the smash series, Wandavision, which turns the Marvel Cinematic Universe into a vaguely sinister sitcom
- Our listeners’ (definitive) ranking of the top 10 Muppets, ever
- The nostalgic charms of the 1997 live-action Cinderella, starring Whitney Houston and Brand
- Some of our favorite non-fiction book recommendations of 2020, as curated from NPR’s Book Concierge
- A deep-dive into the history of the reality show, Shark Tank
“Explore a world of reactions and opinions spanning the world of pop culture. Join in for a moment (or an hour) of fun, free-wheeling escape. Because no matter the subject, we take pop culture in very high spirits.”NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour — Linda Holmes, Glen Weldon, Stephen Thompson, and Aisha Harris
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DAILY UPDATE on COVID-19 via EMJ > European Medical Journal on paper.li
EMJ reviews all of the breaking news from the major healthcare congresses across Europe and North- America. Subscribe for updates
Anti-aging biotech upstart plucks a drug from Amgen’s discard pile, pivoting from heart failure to muscle conditions
Back in April 2019, Amgen quietly shut down a Phase I trial for a drug named AMG 986. There was no safety concern; the molecule just didn’t hit the mark on helping the small band of heart failure patients who received it.
Sourced via: John Carroll — Endpoints News | Subscription may be required
Essential biopharma news and analysis
Independent journalism since 2016
“EPFL scientists have developed an injectable gel that can attach to various kinds of soft internal tissues and repair tears resulting from an accident or trauma.”
More information: An intrinsically‐adhesive family of injectable and photo‐curable hydrogels with functional physicochemical performance for regenerative medicine, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, DOI :10.100 2/marc.202000660 | Journal information: Macromolecular Rapid Communications
Health, Medical, Research, Patient and Pharma related newsletters
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EVENTS & WEBINARS
2021 Stevens Lecture
The future of surgical robotics, the future is surgical robotics?
Lecture by Mr Ben Challacombe
Event by The Royal Society of Medicine
|Date: Monday 17 May 2021|
Time: 6:30pm – 7:45pm BST
This year’s Stevens lecture, ‘The future of surgical robotics, the future is surgical robotics?’, delivered by Mr Ben Challacombe, Consultant Urological Surgeon, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer, King’s College London, will be taking place in May via live stream.
There are now over 80 surgical robots across the NHS helping perform over 15,000 cancer operations every year. This lecture will cover the emergence of surgical robotics over the last 20 years and the current UK availability of this technology.
Mr Challacombe will discuss specific issues of training, mentoring and evaluation of clinical outcomes, and will also showcase key robotic surgery indications and operations, with illustrative videos.
2020 saw the emergence of several novel robotic surgery platforms to rival the existing robots and these will also be shown and evaluated. Explore the future of robotic surgery across a wide range of specialties and the emerging indications and technologies.
Join in the conversation online using #RSMLive.
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You may need to become a member and there are many options available. The event is FREE to attend, but donations are welcomed.
The Royal Society of Medicine. Registered charity no: 206219
UPCOMING INDUSTRY WEBINAR
Getting Care to Patients: a new paradigm
with Enable Injections
Wednesday, April 28 – 10am EST, 4pm CET
2021 RARE Drug Development Symposium: Registration Now Open
The landscape of rare drug development is constantly evolving. Gain knowledge on these important changes; interact with experts, patients, and advocates in the field and ultimately discover your role in advancing drug therapies at our 2021 RARE Drug Development Symposium happening virtually June 9-11, 2021.
New to this year’s event is an optional pre-conference workshop on June 9, targeted to attendees who are in the early stages of research engagement and looking to build knowledge in core competencies that will be expanded upon in the main event program.
Register now for this year’s event to deepen your understanding of rare disease drug development efforts!
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MedCity News will host its annual INVEST conference online, April 19-23. INVEST is a premier international healthcare investing event hosted in partnership with MHIN, a Midwest healthcare investor organization. INVEST will address six broad themes through a mix of live and pre-recorded sessions
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Add your story to The Disability Account | Scope
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