Tag Archives: Medicine

UK plans £3m no-deal medicine transport

The Department of Health and Social Care plans to spend £3m on no-deal Brexit measures to transport medication. It wants to hire an “express freight service” to transport medicines, blood and transplant tissue. But experts have warned that the deadline of 1 September set for the deal is a “tight” timeframe. The government’s current plan… Read More »

Psychiatrist: My Medicine Raised Our Patient’s Blood Sugar, Can You Help? PCP: That’s a Dump!

By HANS DUVEFELT, MD If my hypertensive patient develops orthostatism and falls and breaks her hip, I fully expect the orthopedic surgeon on call to treat her. I may kick myself that this happened but I’m not qualified to treat a broken hip. If my anticoagulated patient hits his head and suffers a subdural hematoma,… Read More »

What is fetal tissue research? And why is it important to medicine? – NBCNews.com

Doctors and scientists are denouncing the Trump administration’s decision to cut funding for research that uses fetal tissue, saying that the material is essential for life-saving medical research. The administration announced Wednesday that it would drastically cut federal spending on medical research that uses “fetal tissue from elective abortions.” The move will affect multimillion-dollar research… Read More »