Don’t Miss a Beat on Heart Rhythm Week – Ask the Expert with Dr Kevin Campbell

Don’t Miss a Beat on Heart Rhythm Week – Ask the Expert with Dr Kevin Campbell

May 18, 2015 at 3:25 PM 0 comments

Celebrating its 10th year, Heart Rhythm Week will be taking place from the 1st–7th of June 2015. This amazing awareness campaign has brought together thousands of people worldwide to help raise awareness and understanding of arrhythmias. Let us once again join together to spread the word about how to detectRead More

Subclinical Hypothyroidism and its Impact on Reproductive Health

May 7, 2015 at 3:39 PM 0 comments

Dr Suzanne Price and *Dr Thomas Tang *Correspondence to Tommy.tang@belfasttrust.hscni.net Subclinical hypothyroidism (SCH) is defined by elevated thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels in the presence of normal thyroxine (T4) levels. As the name of the condition infers, these patients do not show any clinical signs or symptoms of thyroid insufficiency. SCHRead More

Below the Belt, Experiences with Prostate Cancer

Below the Belt, Experiences with Prostate Cancer

, March 10, 2015 at 9:45 AM 0 comments

Dr Judith O’Malley-Ford There is a new guy on the block. A new guy in the guise of a book written by new-age men talking about their very own personal experiences of their individual brush with prostate cancer (PrC). Some time ago, when I was Editor of the Prostate Cancer Foundation ofRead More

When Does Bladder Cancer Get Its Turn?

March 3, 2015 at 10:09 AM 0 comments

Dr Jim Duthie The past decade, and particularly the past five years have been an exciting time in the management of prostate cancer. After what seemed like an eternity with only one chemotherapeutic agent that made any difference to survival outcomes, but was also very toxic (docetaxel), suddenly clinicians wereRead More

New Horizons in Prostate Cancer

, March 3, 2015 at 9:49 AM 0 comments

Dr Judith O’Malley-Ford Research and development in the 21st century is a rapidly changing landscape. Advances in technology have been the driving force to further advances in medical treatments. The drip and trickle effect of progress in newly found horizons of information has suddenly become a torrent of new information. All ofRead More

Big Ben, Covent Garden, and the Thames: Lessons Learned from a Visit to London—Collaboration Improves Outcomes

, February 27, 2015 at 6:18 PM 0 comments

Dr Kevin Campbell Author of Women and Cardiovascular Disease: Addressing Disparities in Care Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of North Carolina, North Carolina, USA This past week I have had the honour and pleasure of introducing my book Women and Cardiovascular Disease in London. During the book-signingRead More

How Raising a Daughter with Diabetes Made an Advocate of Dr Kevin R Campbell

How Raising a Daughter with Diabetes Made an Advocate of Dr Kevin R Campbell

, February 25, 2015 at 4:31 PM 0 comments

Interview with Dr Kevin Campbell, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of North Carolina, North Carolina, USA, by Tom Klar, Editorial Administrator for EMJ. EMJ recently sat down with a previous contributor to this blog, Dr Kevin Campbell, at the UK launch of his new book ‘Women andRead More

Education of Medical Students in the Robotic Surgery Operating Room

Education of Medical Students in the Robotic Surgery Operating Room

, February 20, 2015 at 11:13 AM 0 comments

Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University Medical Students Have the Opportunity to Learn by Watching Live Robotic Urological Surgical Procedures in the Operating Room Dr A. Erdem Canda Editor-in-chief, European Medical Journal Urology Member of the Robotic Urology Working Group of Young Academic Urologists (YAU), European Association of Urology (EAU) Deputy Dean,Read More

Serving the Underserved—Making Strides to Improve Women’s Cardiovascular Health

Serving the Underserved—Making Strides to Improve Women’s Cardiovascular Health

February 18, 2015 at 4:10 PM 0 comments

Dr Kevin R. Campbell, MD, FACC Author of Women and Cardiovascular Disease: Addressing Disparities in Care Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology University of North Carolina, North Carolina, USA At the age of four, my daughter Bek began to have troubles with fatigue. Her mother noted that she wasRead More

The Outdoors Meets Human Anatomy on New EMJ Covers

January 26, 2015 at 2:09 PM 0 comments

Interview with Camila Carlow, artist and founder of Eye Heart Spleen, by Daniel Bone, Editorial Assistant for EMJ. The novel creative graphics for our eJournal front pages have stemmed from a desire to make our covers more imaginative and interesting. You will have noticed that the cover of European MedicalRead More