Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays

  Celebrate your Christmas and holidays with Wishes , Hopes , Good Health , Celebrations , Santa Claus , Gifts , Fairy tales , baubles , Carols , Singing , Christmas cakes, Christmas Box , Christmas Tree and season greetings from Friends , family and all your loved ones . Select your Greetings , share … Continue reading

Robotic surgery problem that will keep Human Doctor & Surgeon on payroll.

  There’s one big problem with robotic surgery that will keep your human doctor on the payroll: It’s not better, and much more expensive. Since the first robotic surgery was performed in 1985, the popularity of robotic surgery has exploded, yet a study published Dec. 18 in JAMA Surgery suggests that there’s still a long … Continue reading

Earlier Diagnosis – the Key to Improved Management of Neurological Disorders?

  Join GE Healthcare and pharmaphorum for a tweetchat on neurological disorders and the importance of an earlier diagnosis. A recent survey shows how delayed diagnosis of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis impacted patients and carers and we will discuss the issues this raises, including: Understanding the impact earlier diagnosis makes on downstream management of … Continue reading

WEBINAR – Factors Affecting Hemoglobin A1c Values (US)

Educational webinar “Factors Affecting Hemoglobin A1c Values” with Trefor N. Higgins – Director, Clinical Chemistry at DynaLIFEDx and Clinical Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Alberta. Speaker: Trefor N. Higgins Director, Clinical Chemistry – DynaLIFEDx Clinical Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology – University of Alberta According to the … Continue reading

WEBINAR – High-end hybrid operation rooms @June 19, 2013, 3:00 pm CET

About this Clinical Webinar In 2012, the University of Ulm in Germany established a high-end hybrid operating room in their Center for Surgery. Trauma, neuro, vascular as well as cardiac surgeons share the new operating room which combines the most-recent robotic 3D imaging system Artis zeego by Siemens with a modern OR table by Trumpf. … Continue reading

WEBINAR – Oral Health Care for Pregnant Women @ Monday, June 3, 2013 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM CDT

Elk Grove Village, Ill.—The American Academy of Pediatrics is hosting a free webinar to discuss the importance of collaboration among health professionals to ensure that the oral health needs of pregnant women are met. The Working Together to Promote Oral Health Care for Pregnant Women Webinar will be held June 3, noon–1:30 p.m. Central time. … Continue reading

Hospital ‘superbug’ – ”carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae” (CPE)

  Sleep Walking in Super bug Crisis   Doctors are unsure how many patients have been killed by carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae. Hospitals in England are not required to officially report infections of a “superbug” capable of resisting our most powerful antibiotics, a BBC investigation has found. Cases of “carbapenemase-producing enterobacteriaceae” (CPE) have shown a sharp rise. … Continue reading

Hand in Diagnosis

Clubbing In medicine, nail clubbing (also known as drumstick fingers and watch-glass nails) is a deformity of the fingers and fingernails associated with a number of diseases, mostly of the heart and lungs. Hippocrates was probably the first to document clubbing as a sign of disease, and the phenomenon is therefore occasionally called Hippocratic fingers. … Continue reading

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