Making Patients Number One: The Invisible Side of Healthcare

April 21, 2017 at 4:26 PM 0 comments

Priska Uusitalo Editorial Assistant, European Medical Journal MENTAL HEALTHCARE within the UK and globally has come under increasing scrutiny. With mental health problems being the main cause of overall disease burdens, the second leading cause of disability worldwide, and a major contributor to suicide,1 there are calls for innovation inRead More

Spring Has Sprung!

April 18, 2017 at 9:50 AM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim Once, twice, a thousand times I’ve said it, and yet as a new month rolls around, you can pretty much predict that I’ll comment on how quickly time has flown by this year. It’s one of those very British things thatRead More

This March, EMJ Supports

This March, EMJ Supports

March 31, 2017 at 11:46 AM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim This March, EMJ has proudly showcased its support for an assortment of medical campaigns including: Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, World Kidney Day, Brain Awareness Week, and World Tuberculosis (TB) Day. Running throughout the month, Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month has focussed onRead More

Revolutionising Digital Healthcare within the National Health Service

March 31, 2017 at 11:41 AM 0 comments

Priska Uusitalo Editorial Assistant, European Medical Journal The National Health Service  (NHS) in the UK is set to introduce major changes to the NHS Choices website in the following months, after an increased demand by patients for the website to be digitally revolutionised into a more easily accessible and usefulRead More

WIRED Health 2017: Innovation on a Global Scale

March 21, 2017 at 8:57 AM 0 comments

Katie Earl Editorial Assistant, European Medical Journal One of the most exciting events for medical innovation in the UK, WIRED Health took place this year on 9th March with a packed agenda bursting with up-to-the-minute research. The topics spanned Genomics, Big Data, New Therapies, Life at the Extreme, and theRead More

March Madness

March 6, 2017 at 2:45 PM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim You blink once, and it’s the beginning of 2017. You blink again, and March is here, eagerly knocking on the door to announce its arrival after what feels like 3 seconds of 2017, let alone 3 months! As always, it’s allRead More

This February, EMJ Supports

This February, EMJ Supports

February 28, 2017 at 12:18 PM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim For the European Medical Journal (EMJ), the beginning of each month provides an opportunity for us to showcase the medical campaigns we select to support across our social media channels. This February, EMJ has proudly supported World Cancer Day in additionRead More

From EMJ With Love

February 22, 2017 at 12:08 PM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim As February draws to a close, the team here at EMJ are wondering where the time has gone as we busily prepare innovative content for our avid readers! For those interested in news updates, articles, and events spanning across a wideRead More

The Evolving Treatment of Clostridium Difficile Infection

, February 17, 2017 at 3:30 PM 0 comments

Prabin Sharma Department of Internal Medicine, Yale New Haven Health-Bridgeport Hospital prabin.sharma@bpthosp.org Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) rates have been increasing, with a corresponding rise of morbidity and mortality. The primary treatment modality of CDI includes standard-of-care oral antibiotics, although the recurrent infection rate is high and newer treatment methods are beingRead More

EMJ Weekly News Round-up: 10th February

February 10, 2017 at 5:00 PM 0 comments

Jack Redden Reporter, European Medical Journal @EMGJackRedden Your EMJ weekly news round-up. In the news, this week: Antibiotics use mechanical force to overcome resistant bacteria, a 105-year-old cyclist continues to improve his fitness, and scientists learn more about how peripheral nerves repair themselves.  Antibiotics Using Mechanical Force to Kill InfectionsRead More