Tag Archives: Medicine

Is social media a ‘slippery slope’ in medicine that should be avoided? – Healio

Click here to read the Cover Story, “Social media ‘tears down walls’ in medicine.” Yes. Accurate and relevant medical information can help patients better engage in their care and medical decisions. It is important, however, that patients receive medical information through credible sources. Tarek M. Mekhail Information derived from social media could lead to misinformation… Read More »

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded for Research on How Cells Manage Oxygen

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was jointly awarded to three scientists — William G. Kaelin Jr., Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza — for their work on how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability. The Nobel Assembly announced the prize at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm on Monday. Their work established… Read More »

FDA recalls more high blood pressure medicine due to potential cancer risk – FOX 59 Indianapolis

[unable to retrieve full-text content] FDA recalls more high blood pressure medicine due to potential cancer risk  FOX 59 Indianapolis Losartan recall: FDA says more blood pressure medicine has cancer risk  USA TODAY Recall of high blood pressure medicine expanded again due to potential cancer risk  WGN TV Chicago FDA expanding the recall of high blood pressure medicine… Read More »