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

In The News: This Week 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

In the News: This Week 25th November

November 25, 2016 at 4:27 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: The Genetics Behind Uncombable Hair Syndrome Source: Ars Technica UK.Read More

The Four Pillars of Living Well with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

November 23, 2016 at 8:49 AM 0 comments

Russell Winwood copdathlete@outlook.com When you read the words “Living well with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,” the first thought that may spring to mind is “You have to be kidding!”  How can this phrase be used with a progressive disease that impacts overall health and quality of life so significantly? MuchRead More

Delaying School Start Times to Boost Adolescent Academic Performance

November 22, 2016 at 9:09 AM 0 comments

Avery Rogers Sleep is becoming an increasingly scarce commodity, especially among adolescents. For a teenager to perform at maximum cognitive levels, sleep researchers recommend getting an average of 9 hours of sleep per night. Nonetheless, the average high school student in the USA gets about 7 hours of sleep perRead More

Prize Winners at the ESMO Annual Meeting 2016

November 22, 2016 at 8:30 AM 0 comments

This year’s ESMO congress was hosted in the beautiful city of Copenhagen, Denmark. A city admired for being simultaneously traditional and modern, and certainly encapsulating the spirit of ESMO, where professionals from across the world can meet to exchange the details of up-to-the-minute research and fresh new ideas about bestRead More

Epstein-Barr Virus: Cholestasis, Hepatitis, Or Both?

November 15, 2016 at 8:45 AM 0 comments

Dave Verkh International American University College of Medicine, International American University, Saint Lucia, West Indies Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV), or more commonly known as the ‘kissing disease’ is seemingly unavoidable within the adolescent and teenage community. The infection usually begins with symptomology virtually identical to that of the common cold (rhinovirus),Read More

National Health Service’s 100,000 Genomes Project will Expand the Horizons of Genetic Research

November 8, 2016 at 1:31 PM 0 comments

Kerys Martin Editorial Assistant, European Medical Journal @EMJKerys As innovation catalyses the potential for personalised medical diagnosis and treatment the English National Health Service (NHS) moves to embrace these notions in order to transform healthcare delivery for the benefit of the patients, society, and the economy. Amongst areas of innovationRead More

Healthcare Analytics in Bupa

November 8, 2016 at 9:42 AM 0 comments

Jack Redden Reporter, European Medical Journal @EMGJackRedden At the ‘Big Data in Use’ conference held in London earlier this year, Nondas Sourlas, Director of Healthcare Analytics at Bupa, spoke about how the UK’s largest private medical insurer is using Big Data to improve healthcare. For the past 5 years, SourlasRead More

Prize Winners at the 52nd EASD Annual Meeting 2016

Prize Winners at the 52nd EASD Annual Meeting 2016

October 27, 2016 at 8:30 AM 0 comments

The EASD Annual Meeting saw the presentation of several major prizes and research fellowships. In this section we introduce you to the distinguished recipients, providing an overview of their work, alongside details of the prizes themselves. Claude Bernard Lectureship The Claude Bernard Lectureship is the EASD’s highest honour. This medalRead More