Bullies in white coats? Studies show that “too many” healthcare workers experience toxic workplaces

New research reveals that some bullies wear white coats. While healthcare professionals aim to treat their patients with compassion, empathy, and respect, not many of them follow the same ideals when work with each otherAccording to a recent article published by Massachusetts General Hospital. Christine Borath, PhD, an expert on unprofessional behavior in the workplace … Read more

CREF is pleased to announce the addition of Neil Ravitz, former CEO of Penn Medicine, as the newly appointed Senior Vice President of Operations.

BostonAnd the December 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — CREF, a global real estate and facilities company, today announced the addition of Neil Ravitz, who will be Senior Vice President of Operations. In this role, Neil will help scale CREF’s iCREF SaaS platform, develop and lead key business functions in the service-enabled technology company. The privately owned … Read more

Lowell General holds an annual Sun Santa basket raffle

LOWELL – Among $60,000 one in tickets sold since November 25, during the 19th annual Tufts Medicine/Lowell General Hospital themed hamper raffle for sun santaOnly 23 people—the number of baskets that represent the communities The Sun serves—can win a prize. But everyone went home a winner during the Monday afternoon drawing knowing their donations provide … Read more

Researchers have discovered new subtypes of brain tumors that may define a treatment for incurable brain cancer

The trend towards improved OS and increased response rate in TMEhigh Patients after adjuvant therapy with pembrolizumab or PVSRIPO. A. TME configuration in the Zhao dataset18Zhao J, Chen AX, Gartrell RD, Silverman AM, Aparicio L, Chu T et al. Immunological and genomic correlates of response to anti-PD-1 immunotherapy in glioblastoma. Natmed. March 11, 2019; 25 … Read more

Snapshot: Prices of medicines and medical devices in Switzerland

Pricing and payment Price regulation To what extent does law or regulation govern the market price of a medical product or medical device? Medicinal products reimbursed by basic health insurance are subject to government price control. Unpaid product prices are free and not under government control. The ready-to-use medicinal product (whether by prescription only or … Read more

Intel and Penn Medicine announce the results of the largest standardized clinical learning study

SANTA CLARA, CA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DECEMBER 5, 2022– Intel Laboratories and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) are using federated learning — a distributed machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) approach — to help international healthcare and research organizations identify malignant brain tumors. The largest medical federal education study to date … Read more

“Brain on Fire” – Doctors successfully treat a child suffering from a mysterious disease

The child had anti-NMDAR (N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor) encephalitis, a rare, hard-to-diagnose brain abnormality. Blood plasma exchange helped a 5-year-old boy with a rare autoimmune disorder improve. The prognosis for the sick child, who had not responded to conventional treatment, was grim. However, a group of doctors from Rutgers University believed there could be hope despite the … Read more

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 scientists, a recent study in obese mice … Read more

Why did you decide to stop swimming?

I spent most of my freshman and sophomore years weighed down by a constant feeling of fatigue in my bones. But that was to be expected since I got up at 5:30 am three times a week to jump in a cold pool. While swimming was very tiring, I didn’t always feel like I was … 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