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

Your.MD: Profile of a Digital Health Company

January 5, 2017 at 9:54 AM 0 comments

Akil Benjamin akil@comuzi.xyz www.comuzi.xyz Your.MD, one of the UK’s biggest digital health companies, started with none of the founders having any qualifications in healthcare. As much as there is an empirical shortage of doctors in relation to the population, the number of doctors addressing the issues of scale in healthcareRead 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

EMJ Weekly News Round-Up: 12th December

December 16, 2016 at 4:29 PM 0 comments

Jack Redden Reporter, European Medical Journal @EMGJackRedden Keeping you up to date with the latest news, we summarise a selection of stories from us here at EMJ and from across the web that you might have missed during the week: Rock Music Makes Men Worse at Board Games Source: EuropeanRead More

First Project for the Winton Centre: Redesigning PREDICT

December 12, 2016 at 9:51 AM 0 comments

Jack Redden Reporter, European Medical Journal @EMGJackRedden At the start of November 2016 the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication was opened within the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. The centre has been set up as a place for quantitative evidence toRead More

EMJ Weekly News Round-Up: 9th December

December 9, 2016 at 4:25 PM 0 comments

Jack Redden Reporter, European Medical Journal @EMGJackRedden Keeping you up to date with the latest news, we summarise a selection of stories from us here at EMJ and from across the web that you might have missed during the week: A Handful of Nuts a Day Keeps the Diseases AwayRead More

An Interview with Merck’s Chief Marketing Officer About Upcoming WE100 Project

December 5, 2016 at 8:30 AM 0 comments

Jack Redden Reporter, European Medical Journal @EMGJackRedden This interview took place at the Ageing Societies event held by The Economist, earlier this year in November. The 2-day event consisted of a series of talks and discussions on the opportunities and challenges of an ageing world. Also at the event wasRead More

EMJ Weekly News Round-Up: 1st December

December 2, 2016 at 5:00 PM 0 comments

Jack Redden Reporter, European Medical Journal @EMGJackRedden Keeping you up to date with the latest news, we summarise a selection of stories from us here at EMJ and from across the web that you might have missed during the week: Study Looks at Why Spending Too Much Time in SpaceRead More