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Mattick Karen K University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, - - 2014
Prescribing medications is an important challenge in the transition to junior doctor practice. We explored the antimicrobial prescribing experiences of foundation year (FY) doctors in two UK hospitals. The study answers three research questions: (i) What types of antimicrobial prescribing experiences do FY doctors have?; (ii) How do they make ...
Williams Marc S - - 2014
Genomic Medicine is beginning to emerge into clinical practice. The National Human Genome Research Institute's Genomic Medicine Working Group consists of organizations that have begun to implement some aspect of genomic medicine (e.g., family history, systematic implementation of Mendelian disease program, pharmacogenomics, whole exome/genome sequencing). This article concisely reviews the ...
Selzer Paul P Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland. - - 2014
Paul Selzer, a computational chemist at Novartis (Basel, Switzerland), has been part of the computational medicinal chemistry field for over 20 years. Prior to joining Novartis in 1999, Selzer gained his PhD in computational chemistry from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (Erlangen, Germany) before working as a postdoctoral researcher. Selzer has ...
Haque Md Aminul - - 2014
This study aims to explore the use of traditional medicines to cope with climate sensitive diseases in areas vulnerable to climate change. We assessed the extent to which traditional or alternative medicines were used for the treatment of the climate sensitive diseases by villagers as part of their health-coping strategies. ...
Kelty Christopher - - 2014
This article provides a framework for disentangling the concept of participation, with emphasis on participation in genomic medicine. We have derived seven 'dimensions' of participation that are most frequently invoked in the extensive, heterogeneous literature on participation. To exemplify these dimensions, we use material from a database of 102 contemporary ...
Bengel Frank F Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Hannover, - - 2014
The 26th European Association of Nuclear Medicine (EANM) annual congress was held in Lyon, France, under the chairmanship of Professor Dominique LeGuludec. The congress was attended by more than 5,200 participants, with about one-quarter coming from outside Europe. This review summarizes the major scientific contributions which were selected from the ...
Tunis Sean R SR Center for Medical Technology Policy, World Trade Center Baltimore, 401 East Pratt Street, Suite 631, Baltimore, MD 21202-3117, USA. - - 2014
Sean R Tunis is the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for Medical Technology Policy in Baltimore (MD, USA). The Center for Medical Technology Policy's main objective is to improve the quality, relevance and efficiency of clinical research by providing a neutral forum for collaboration among experts, ...
Jaynes Shane S a Social Work, Bloomsburg University , Bloomsburg , Pennsylvania , - - 2014
Social work educators are in a good position to encourage the uptake of evidence-based practice more widely throughout the profession. Despite increasing attention being paid to it within professional literature, it seems to be making inroads to practice only very slowly. This article interprets that slow uptake as a function ...
Alam Sabina S BioMed Central Ltd, 236 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8HB, UK. - - 2014
On 24 November 2003, BMC Medicine published its first article. Ten years and over 900 articles later we look back at some of the most notable milestones for the journal and discuss advances and innovations in medicine over the last decade. Our editorial board members, Leslie Biesecker, Thomas Powles, Chris ...
Leung Siu-Wai SW International Society for Chinese Medicine, Macao, China. - - 2014
The editors of Chinese Medicine would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 8 (2013).
Tsuboi Koji K Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Toho University School of Medicine, Japan. - - 2014
The editors of BioPsychoSocial Medicine would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 7 (2013).
Chen Zhao-Xue ZX School of Medical Instrument & Food Engineering, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, Shanghai, 200093, China, - - 2013
Associating geometric arrangements of 9 Loshu numbers modulo 5, investigating property of golden rectangles and characteristics of Fibonacci sequence modulo 10 as well as the two subsequences of its modular sequence by modulo 5, the Loshu-Fibonacci Diagram is created based on strict logical deduction in this paper, which can disclose ...
Henderson Gail E GE Department of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, - - 2013
Biobanks require new governance models that address their ethical and regulatory challenges. One model relies on stewardship of specimens throughout their life course. Here, we discuss findings from our survey of 456 U.S. biobank managers that addressed whether and how biobanks steward their specimens. The findings reveal that most biobanks ...
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More and more nowadays vets are being encouraged to apply evidence-based medicine. But can the results of research be taken at face value? Giving the plenary Wooldridge memorial lecture at this year's BVA Congress, Fiona Godlee, Editor-in-Chief of the BMJ, discussed why - and how - the results of medical ...
Li King C - - 2013
In the era of medical cost containment, radiologists must continually maintain their actual and perceived value to patients, payers, and referring providers. Exploitation of current and future digital technologies may be the key to defining and promoting radiology's "brand" and assure our continued relevance in providing predictive, preventive, personalized, and ...
Orlu-Gul Mine - - 2013
Public engagement in medication management has become more and more important in promoting population health. A public engagement workshop attended by 78 members of the geriatric community, family carers as well as professionals from academic research, industry and regulatory agencies entitled 'How to improve medicines for older people?' took place ...
Huang R Stephanie - - 2013
The implementation of pharmacogenomics-guided care has the potential to improve clinical outcomes; however, the adoption of pharmacogenomics into clinical practice remains slow. This is partly due to the lack of a standardized framework for translating key findings into diagnostic tests. A recent study describes a comprehensive system developed by the ...
Yadav Umesh C S - - 2013
Abstract Context: The health benefits and medicinal properties of herbal food products are known since antiquity. Fenugreek [Trigonella foenum-graecum Linn. (Fabaceae)], a seed spice used to enhance flavor, color and texture of food, is employed for medicinal purposes in many traditional systems. A number of epidemiological studies and laboratory research ...
Wang Jiu-Yao JY Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 704, - - 2013
In commemorate the 9th Asia Pacific Congress of Allergy, Asthma, and Clinical Immunology (APCAACI) in Taipei, Taiwan in November this year, some of the seminar works and contributions by the researchers from Taiwan to the advance in the field of allergy and clinical immunology, such as DNA vaccine, traditional Chinese ...
Cooper Edwin L EL Laboratory of Comparative Neuroimmunology, Department of Neurobiology, David Geffen School Of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, - - 2013
Much is known about the strong ecological impact that earthworms ( Qiū Yǐn; Pheretima) have on soil in terms of fertility, nutrient production, and tilling. Even more interesting though is the impact they have had on our understanding of innate immunity, and from this discovery, there has been a simultaneous ...
Cappiello Joyce - - 2013
: This article reviews the changes in patient selection for intrauterine devices (IUDs) and evidence-based practices regarding counseling and management of common IUD issues. Where evidence-based research is lacking, expert opinion and common standards of practice are reviewed, and current clinical resources are identified.
Magalhães Teresa - - 2013
Forensic medicine deals with a wide variety of cases. To accomplish the main objectives, this professional field needs to adopt and apply findings from other sciences, namely, different medical specialties and other forensic sciences. The opposite is not yet entirely true due to the fact that forensic medicine deals with ...
Ryu Ji Kan - - 2013
In February 2011, the Korean Society for Sexual Medicine and Andrology (KSSMA) realized the necessity of developing a guideline on erectile dysfunction (ED) appropriate for the local context, and established a committee for the development of a guideline on ED. As many international guidelines based on objective evidence are available, ...
Shifaza Fathimath F School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, - - 2013
Evidence-based practice (EBP) is an approach that has gained recognition for facilitating the transfer of evidence into clinical practice. EBP champions is a strategy that can be adopted to encourage the uptake of EBP. This paper describes an action research project that was undertaken in Maldives. EBP champion model has ...
Emmons Robert A - - 2013
Gratitude practice can be a catalyzing and relational healing force, often untapped in clinical practice. In this article, we provide an overview of current thinking about gratitude's defining and beneficial properties, followed by a brief review of the research on mental health outcomes that result from gratitude practice. Following an ...
Zambrano Sofia C - - 2013
Objectives: Research on the experiences, coping mechanisms, and impact of death and dying on the lives of palliative medicine specialists is limited. Most research focuses on the multidisciplinary team or on nurses who work with the dying. Fewer studies consider medical professionals trained in palliative medicine. This study aimed to ...
Ahmad Aftab - - 2013
Nigella sativa (N. sativa) (Family Ranunculaceae) is a widely used medicinal plant throughout the world. It is very popular in various traditional systems of medicine like Unani and Tibb, Ayurveda and Siddha. Seeds and oil have a long history of folklore usage in various systems of medicines and food. The ...
Choudhary Abhishek - - 2013
Translational medicine drives progress of research along the continuum from basic biomedical research findings into clinical practice. Animal models play a central role in the above continuum. The recent explosion in molecular biology and generation of human physiological system in animals has led to an increasing use of in vivo ...
Meyer Sascha - - 2013
BACKGROUND AND STUDY PURPOSE: The use of evidence-based medicine (EBM) has become more and more commonplace in modern medicine. The Cochrane collaboration, in particular, has been at the forefront of promoting and introducing EBM principles into clinical practice. The aim of this study was to assess the practical utility of ...
Peile Ed - - 2013
ABSTRACT: The best clinical decisions are based on both evidence and values in what is known as the 'two-feet principle'. Anecdotally, educationalists find teaching clinicians to become more evidence based is relatively simple in comparison to encouraging them to become more values based. One reason is likely to be the ...
Wolkenhauer Olaf - - 2013
As research institutions prepare roadmaps for "systems medicine", we ask how this differs from applications of systems biology approaches in medicine and what we (should) have learned from about one decade of funding in systems biology. After surveying the area, we conclude that systems medicine is the logical next step ...
Tsuboi Koji - - 2013
The editors of BioPsychoSocial Medicine would like to thank all our reviewers who have contributed to the journal in Volume 6 (2012).
Kuropatnicki Andrzej K - - 2013
Propolis (bee glue) has been known for centuries. The ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians were aware of the healing properties of propolis and made extensive use of it as a medicine. In the middle ages propolis was not a very popular topic and its use in mainstream medicine disappeared. However, ...
Zhang Gui-Biao - - 2013
The dominant paradigm of "one gene, one target, one disease" has influenced many aspects of drug discovery strategy. However, in recent years, it has been appreciated that many effective drugs act on multiple targets rather than a single one. As an integrated multidisciplinary concept, network pharmacology, which is based on ...
Ribeiro Vitor Márcio - - 2013
On 26 October 2012, veterinary medicine clinicians and researchers, members of Brasileish - Study Group about Animal Leishmaniasis - met at the Regional Council of Veterinary Medicine of Minas Gerais, in the city Belo Horizonte, in order to discuss many aspects of the situation of canine visceral leishmaniasis (CVL) in ...
Pandey M M - - 2013
Food is the major source for serving the nutritional needs, but with growing modernization some traditional ways are being given up. Affluence of working population with changing lifestyles and reducing affordability of sick care, in terms of time and money involved, are some of the forces that are presently driving ...
Wang Zhidong - - 2013
Although significantly develops in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), features of HCC remain an aggressive cancer with a dismal outcome. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), specifically Chinese herbal medicine (CHM), is one of the most popular complementary and alternative medicine modalities worldwide. The use of heat-clearing and detoxicating (Chinese named qingre jiedu) CHM ...
Li Siming - - 2013
Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death. As the main treatment of CHD, modern medicine has improved dramatically in recent years. Although researches of TCM and integrative medicine on CHD are witnessed encouraging progress in many respects, the role TCM playing in the prevention and treatment of ...
More Sandeep Vasant - - 2013
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a multifactorial disorder, which is neuropathologically identified by age-dependent neurodegeneration of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra. Development of symptomatic treatments has been partly successful for PD research, but there remain a number of inadequacies in therapeutic strategies for the disease. The pathogenesis of PD remains ...
Polese Francesco F Dept. of Business Studies (Management & Information Technology), University of Salerno, Italy - ( fpolese@unisa.it - - 2013
Scope of Translational Medicine is to speed the development of new compounds of medical protocols and/or treatments to improve patient's quality of life. Translational medicine represents the synergy between epidemiology, basic research and clinical trials, and is based upon Innovation Management and Research Development in medicine. Being the speed and ...
Zhang Bing - - 2013
The 2013 International Conference on Intelligent Biology and Medicine (ICIBM 2013) was held on August 11-13, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The conference included six scientific sessions, two tutorial sessions, one workshop, two poster sessions, and four keynote presentations that covered cutting-edge research topics in bioinformatics, systems biology, computational medicine, ...
Lu Ai-Ping - - 2012
Being the unique core of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), pattern classification exerts a direct effect on the efficacy and safety of herbal interventions. In this article, the authors integrated the pattern classification and disease diagnosis with many approaches from systems biology. Integration of pattern classification with biomedical diagnosis by systems ...
Johnson Martin H - - 2012
The origins of evidence-based medicine as understood today are traceable to 1972 and the publication of Archie Cochrane's book Effectiveness and Efficiency: Random Reflections on Health Services. This book attempted to bridge the divide between scientific medicine and clinical judgment that had developed since the mid-19th century. Its genesis was ...
Minaee Bagher - - 2012
Prognosis studies are fast developing and very practical types of medical research. Sciatica is one of the common types of low back pain and identifying prognostic factors of the illness can help physicians and patients to choose best method of practice. The prognostic factors of sciatica are presented from the ...
Rahman Shahedur - - 2012
ABSTRACT: The journal has retracted this article (Rahman, S et al., BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2011, 11:76) because it contains large portions of text that were duplicated from articles previously published in The Journal of Medicinal Plants Research (Ghasemzadeh A, et al, Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 2011, 5(14):3247-3255) ...
Yang Hong-Jun - - 2012
The research and development (R&D) process of Chinese medicine, with one notable feature, clinical application based, is significantly different from which of chemical and biological medicine, from laboratory research to clinics. Besides, compound prescription is another character. Therefore, according to different R&D theories between Chinese and Western medicine, we put ...
Wang Zheng-Guo - - 2012
Since 1980s, the rapid development of tissue engineering and stem cell research has pushed regenerative medicine to a new fastigium, and regenerative medicine has become a noticeable research field in the international biology and medicine. In China, about 100 million patients need repair and regeneration treatment every year, while the ...
Manske Robert C - - 2012
A push for the use of evidence-based medicine and evidence-based practice patterns has permeated most health care disciplines. The use of evidence-based practice in sports physical therapy may improve health care quality, reduce medical errors, help balance known benefits and risks, challenge views based on beliefs rather than evidence, and ...
Singh Darpan Kaur Mohinder - - 2012
Man has always yearned for a higher sense of belonging in life. Since ancient ages, human beings have tried to examine and evaluate the relationship between spirituality, religion and medicine. The interface of spirituality, quality of life and mental health is fascinating and sublime. Religion and spirituality play an essential ...
Lietman Paul S - - 2012
Science, including rigorous basic scientific research and rigorous clinical research, must underlie both the development and the clinical use of herbal medicines. Yet almost none of the hundreds or thousands of articles that are published each year on some aspect of herbal medicines, adheres to 3 simple but profound scientific ...
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