In 1983 and 1986, the British police struggle with two murders. Until geneticist Dr. Alec Jeffreys brought us RFLP. Genetic fingerprinting was born.
After third-line failure, a 61-year-old female patient with metastatic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma received off-label monotherapy with olaparib.
OVer two years into the pandemic, a global emergency medicine professionals survey reveals that 62% reported one or more COVID-19-related burnout symptoms.
The human eye has immunological peculiarities. The graft rejection rate, for example, is just 10%. For non-vascularised corneas only about 2%.
A Spanish-German team of scientists may have made a breakthrough in the search for a reliable screening method for pancreatic cancer.
Patients without statins or lipid-lowering drugs tolerance have few options to lower LDL. Researchers developed a snack that reduced LDL cholesterol by up to 40%.
A health insurance association and a divided committee found no extra benefits in a proposed peanut-based protein treatment for children and adolescents.
A study identified markers in chronic lymphatic leukaemia associated with the risk of Richter syndrome, or progression of leukaemia into an aggressive lymphoma.
Medical app found to benefit type 1 diabetes children in hybrid close-loop systems via glucose values measurement for insulin pump control.
A large observational study of infants with sepsis shows the impact antimicrobial resistance is having on this vulnerable population.
Almost single-handedly, a trainee doctor brought medical aid worth more than € 50,000 to Kiev. How does he assess this spontaneous initiative?
Older men often suffer from erectile dysfunction. After urological clarification, they are often treated long-term with PDE-5 inhibitors. This can literally, backfire.
In skin cancer, early diagnosis can be life-changing. The Derm.AI app enables GPs to get to the bottom of suspected cases faster.
Interview with Henrik Jungaberle about psychedelic augmented psychotherapy (APT), new training programs for physicians and treatment outcomes that ought to be obtained.
"Where do I come from?" is a question we may ask ourselves. Prof. Dr. Reinhard Renneberg sent his own DNA on a journey through time to find this out.
1960. A physician in a remote Soviet base in Antarctica develops a very normal appendicitis. But he is not just a physician. He is THE only physician around.
The number of new gastric cancer cases has been steadily decreasing each year in all western countries. What do modern refrigerators have to do with this?
Big data already enables new predictive and diagnostic procedures, and even the forecasting of a disease's course. But what does this mean for medicine?
Digitalisation in hospitals has not translated into an increase of the time spent by medical personnel with patients. Could artificial intelligence help?
In the 18th century, masturbation was to blame for all ills. Some 19th century physicians wanted to prevent it at all costs, with bullying and even mutilation.