News

Posted on June 5, 2019

True Advocacy In Action: Families Form A Buying Group For An Expensive CF Drug

Guardian June 5 2019 Parents of children with cystic fibrosis who are desperate to use a drug that the NHS cannot afford are forming a buyers club to obtain a cut-price version made in Argentina where the patent does not apply. Angry at the stalemate between Vertex, the US manufacturer of Orkambi, and NHS England, the families […] Read More

Posted on May 28, 2019

Brilliant Science & Fetal Surgery For Spina Bifida:

‘She’s wiggling her toes’: New fetal surgery for spina bifida may be safer for both baby and mom By USHA LEE MCFARLING Stat Magazine May 28 2019 LOS ANGELES — Gilda Giron was 13 weeks pregnant and barely showing when she started to worry. Something wasn’t right with her ultrasound image. At 16 weeks, Gilda […] Read More

Posted on March 5, 2019

Ketamine Nasal Spray Provides A New Approach To Treatment Resistant Depression: New York Times March 5 2019

Read More

Posted on March 5, 2019

Discovery Of New Drugs For Depression:

In experiments with mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine report a promising advance in the search for a new class of drugs to treat major depression. Read More

Posted on March 5, 2019

Young Plasma For Alzheimer’s Disease: Emerging Science That Might Prove To Be Brilliant- @Alkahest

Recent scientific data support the existence of beneficial “rejuvenating” factors in young plasma and the presence of “age-promoting” factors in old plasma. Read More

Posted on March 4, 2019

Brilliant Science At Work Helping Alzheimer’s Patients And Their Families: Dr Morgan Barense at U of T.

The sci-fi-esque Hippocamera is a digital memory augmentation device that acts like an external hippocampus. Read More

Posted on February 14, 2019

The Importance Of Data And Medical Research: from Medint

In his latest book "AI Superpowers", Lee describes his resolve to deeply understand his medical situation: "as a trained scientist whose life hang in the balance, I couldn't help trying to better understand the disease and quantify my chances of survival. Read More

Posted on February 12, 2019

Ultraprocessed Foods Are Killing Us: Hard Evidence Presented

In the United States, 61% of an adult's total diet comes from ultraprocessed foods, in Canada, it is 62%, and in the UK, that proportion is 63%, a recent study found. Yet research also indicates that eating ultraprocessed foods can lead to obesity, high blood pressure and cancer, the study authors say. Read More

Posted on February 10, 2019

Active Listening And Deep Thinking Or Stay Home:

Complex cases without a known cause require a unique approach. The approach includes the essential skills of active listening, patient engagement and deep thinking together with collaborative or shared decision making. Read More

Posted on January 21, 2019

Who Gets Treatment For Mental Health Disorders: World Health Organization

"Health systems have not yet adequately responded to the burden of mental disorders. As a consequence, the gap between the need for treatment and its provision is wide all over the world." Read More

Posted on January 18, 2019

Sandwich Generation Reports Increasing Personal Mental Health Challenges: UK Report.

Those who care for both sick, disabled or older relatives and dependent children are more likely to report symptoms of mental ill-health, feel less satisfied with life and struggle financially compared to the general population, the ONS research said. Read More

Posted on January 17, 2019

Stem Cells To The Rescue For Blindness: Brilliant Science At Work

Researchers in California expect to launch a clinical trial of stem cell therapy for age-related macular degeneration this year. It is planning the first study in humans using what are called induced pluripotent stem cells, which were discovered 12 years ago and won a 2012 Nobel Prize. Read More

Posted on January 13, 2019

Brilliant Innovation In Neuroscience: Raymond Rupert

Brilliant Innovators And Scientists In Neuroscience Develop Vaccines To Treat Alzheimers. Read More

Posted on January 3, 2019

Testing Baby DNA: BabySeq study Finds 9% of Babies Have A Monogenic Disease:

Testing Baby DNA:  BabySeq Study Finds 9% of Babies Have Monogenic Disease Impacting One Gene. Read More

Posted on January 1, 2019

Reputation Is More Important Now Than Ever: Raymond Rupert

Gloria Origgi is an Italian philosopher, and a tenured senior researcher at CNRS (the French National Centre for Scientific Research) in Paris. Her latest book is Reputation: What It Is and Why It Matters (2017), translated by Stephen Holmes and Noga Arikha. Read More

Posted on December 26, 2018

Advances in the treatment of ALL ( acute lymphoblastic leukemia)

Current Immunotherapy Targets in Adult Relapsed/Refractory ALL (acute lymphoblastic leukemia). Read More

Posted on December 24, 2018

The Social Prescription: A UK Innovation With Legs Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

Read More

Posted on December 10, 2018

Nearly 300 cell and gene therapies in development: Andrew Powaleny at PhRMA. 

Read More

Posted on December 6, 2018

CALM- NEW AND EFFECTIVE FORM OF PSYCHOTHERAPY- Raymond Rupert MD, MBA.

Read More

Posted on December 4, 2018

CALM- a new form of psychotherapy

CALM- a new and effective form of psychotherapy.   Raymond Rupert MD, MBA. CALM is a new form of semi-structured psychotherapy developed for patients with advanced disease such as cancer. CALM has been proven to work in reducing the psychological distress of these patients. This is similar to palliative care, which reduces the suffering of those […] Read More

Pages: