Tag Archives: medicine

Doctors Are Hoarding Unproven Coronavirus Medicine by Writing Prescriptions for Themselves and Their Families – ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. A nationwide shortage of two drugs touted as possible treatments for the coronavirus is being driven in part by doctors inappropriately prescribing the medicines for family, friends and themselves, according to pharmacists and… Read More »

Reading Hospital Appoints Brian Lahmann, MD, Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine – bctv.org

West Reading, PA. – Reading Hospital has appointed Brian Lahmann, MD, MHA, FACEP, as Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine for Reading Hospital, effective February 3, 2020. In this role, Dr. Lahmann will be responsible sustaining the Department’s enormous volumes while focusing on operational and fiscal efficiencies, recruitment and engagement of physicians, and commitment to educational training.… Read More »

Chemistry technique is ‘warp drive’ for creating better synthetic molecules for medicine

In a study with implications for the future of drug discovery, Scripps Research scientists showed they were able to turn simple chemicals into unique 3-D structures resembling those found in nature — structures with desirable properties for medicines. In the process, they found a potential drug lead for inflammatory disease, which is now being investigated… Read More »

U of A Professor to Lecture on ‘Bad Medicine’ in Modern Times – University of Arkansas Newswire

Jan. 30, 2020 Artwork by Courtesy moma.org. The display of hysterical paroxysms was one symptom that doctors used to diagnose hysteria. Once a common female malady, hysteria is no longer recognized as a medical disorder. FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Tricia Starks, a professor of history in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, will… Read More »