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

EMJ Weekly News Round-Up: 27th January

January 27, 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: Artificial intelligence detecting skin cancer in clinical images, brain scans used to predict treatment response in patients with depression, and scientists adding extra nucleotides to create a semisynthetic organism. Scientists Create Semisynthetic OrganismRead More

New Year, New Content!

January 23, 2017 at 8:30 AM 0 comments

Kim Cordell Product Development Administrator, European Medical Journal @EMJ_Kim What to Expect from EMJ in 2017 WITH THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS a mere twinkle of a memory, the festive season has well and truly been and gone, finding ourselves settled into January. Whilst January, for most, comes with the expectation ofRead More

EMJ Weekly News Round-Up: 16th January

January 20, 2017 at 5:00 PM 0 comments

Jack Redden Reporter, European Medical Journal @EMGJackRedden Hello and welcome to your EMJ weekly news round-up. This week: A database helping researchers reduce the number of animals used in research, modafinil improves memory in patients with depression, and robotic sleeve keeps pigs alive after heart attacks. SEARCHBreast Database Helps ResearchersRead More

EMJ Weekly News Round-Up: 13th January

January 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM 0 comments

Jack Redden Reporter, European Medical Journal @EMGJackRedden Welcome to your EMJ weekly news round-up. This week, we learnt about the benefits of exercise and rest, how the brain’s response to stress causes heart disease, and unregulated gene therapy. Smallest Amounts of Exercise Still Make Us Feel Happier Source: European MedicalRead More

Do We Have a Generation of Health-Inspired Youth?

January 13, 2017 at 4:16 PM 0 comments

Susie Williams Student, Young Advisor, Journalist and NHS Youth Forum representative with a passion for the sciences, arts and writing about current affairs. When looking at the relationship between young people and health, the question must be considered:  what does ‘healthy’ mean or look like today? It is no secretRead More

Mesentery – The New Organ You Always Knew You Had

January 11, 2017 at 10:46 AM 0 comments

Prabin Sharma Department of Internal Medicine, Yale New Haven Health-Bridgeport Hospital prabin.sharma@bpthosp.org Coffey et al.1 justify the designation of mesentery as an individual organ. Various news outlets have posted articles on this topic with sensational headings, but some of these articles are misleading, presenting Coffey’s findings in a different light thanRead More

Getting Real-World Data from the Salford Lung Study

December 21, 2016 at 10:56 AM 0 comments

Jack Redden Reporter, European Medical Journal @EMGJackRedden In May 2016, the results of the Salford Lung Study (SLS) were first announced. The findings of the study showed that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who received the drug Relvar (a fluticasone furoate-vilanterol combination) over a 12-month period had fewerRead More