Libertarianism and medicine
The libertarian approach to medicine holds that the same principles that prohibit paternalistic interference in clinical contexts also prohibit paternalistic interference by public officials. For example, just as it would be wrong for a physician to ...
UC Irvine Gets $200 Million Donation to Promote Fake “Medicine” Like Homeopathy
Unfortunately, rather than improving evidence-based medicine, the $200 million will be used to promote “integrative health approaches in research”… which is to say it'll promote alternative medicine. We're talking about acupuncture, “energy” healing, ...
Sentencing hearing for mom who 'gambled away' son's life with holistic medicine
CALGARY - Sentencing arguments are to be heard today for a woman who treated her son with holistic remedies before he died of a strep infection. Tamara Lovett was found guilty in January of criminal negligence causing death. Justice Kristine Eidsvik ...
Antibiotics shortfall could turn back the clock on modern medicine: WHO
The agency warns this “global health emergency” threatens to undo decades of progress made by advances in modern medicine without more funding for research and more responsible use of existing drugs. A report by the WHO released on Wednesday ...
U of T Medicine launches diversity mentorship program
She had just arrived at the University of Oxford for graduate training and Sackett, a global pioneer of evidence-based medicine, asked what she wanted to do with her career. “He sat me down and listened, then told me he'd do everything he could to make ...
PetSmart Charities Supports KSU Shelter Medicine Program
The most visible part of the College of Veterinary Medicine's shelter medicine program is the 32-foot mobile surgery unit used for performing on-site, pre-adoption spay/neuter procedures and providing medical care to enhance the health and adoptability ...
SPOILERS: Explaining 'BoJack Horseman' Through Medicine: Lobotomies, Amphetamines and Fire
Beatrice's experiences with medicine in that era informed her terse, unaffectionate personality. However, these treatments are no longer common, so you might not understand exactly what happened. Read on for spoilers, and an explanation into these ...
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Varian Announces Penn Medicine Treats World's First Patient on Halcyon System
PR Newswire (press release)
PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: VAR) today announced a patient at Penn Medicine, with head & neck cancer, became the first person in the world to be treated on Varian's Halcyon™ system, its new platform ...
Group sues FDA over ingredient in baby teething medicine
Public Citizen is suing the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for not responding to its petition to regulate an ingredient found in over-the-counter medicines for teething babies. The liberal advocacy group says in a complaint filed in the U.S ...
Many drug companies fail to conduct timely safety checks on medicines after FDA approval