Tag Archives: medicine

Pop medicine: How media shapes perceptions of health care – American Medical Association

Whether or not patients’ perceptions of health care should be shaped by portrayals in entertainment, there’s no escaping the fact that this fictional content is indeed impactful. In the first of two “AMA Moving Medicine” podcast episodes about pop culture’s impact on the way patients view and understand health care, the AMA Medical Student Section’s… Read More »

UNM School of Medicine – HSC Newsbeat

Joanna Fair, MD, PhD, has been named Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education (GME) at The University of New Mexico School of Medicine, effective February 1. Fair’s office oversees the training of more than 630 residents and fellows in more than 60 clinical programs to ensure that they comply with requirements of the Accreditation… Read More »

Promising new sickle cell disease medicine wins FDA approval

This undated image provided by Novartis shows bottles of Novartis’s Adakveo. U.S. regulators have approved the new sickle cell disease medicine that can prevent extremely painful, dangerous “crises” in which misshapen blood cells clump together, reducing blood and oxygen flow. (Novartis via AP) After a recent decision by the FDA a better day could be… Read More »

GSK recalls popular heartburn medicine Zantac: U.K. medicines watchdog

FILE PHOTO: The GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) logo is seen on top of GSK Asia House in Singapore, March 21, 2018. REUTERS/Loriene Perera (Reuters) – GlaxoSmithKline Plc is recalling its heartburn medicine Zantac as a “precautionary measure” due to a probable cancer-causing impurity in the drug, Britain’s medicines watchdog said on Tuesday. The move follows the U.S.… Read More »