Author Archives: jrgandy13

Hello, Siri: What makes a voice attractive?

A recent study presented at the 172nd Meeting of Acoustical Society of America by a group from Canada postulating what makes a voice sound “attractive”. Data demonstrated that both female and male listeners agreed that voiced vowels sound attractive whether

Hello, Siri: What makes a voice attractive?

A recent study presented at the 172nd Meeting of Acoustical Society of America by a group from Canada postulating what makes a voice sound “attractive”. Data demonstrated that both female and male listeners agreed that voiced vowels sound attractive whether

Taking a PEEK with a Smartphone: The new age retinal exam

Peek Retina is a smartphone retinal adapter that obtains opthalmologic retinal images using just a smartphone. A validation for the use of the adapter was published in JAMA Opthalmology in February 2016. It compared the grading of optic nerves from

Taking a PEEK with a Smartphone: The new age retinal exam

Peek Retina is a smartphone retinal adapter that obtains opthalmologic retinal images using just a smartphone. A validation for the use of the adapter was published in JAMA Opthalmology in February 2016. It compared the grading of optic nerves from

The gift that keeps on giving: A new drug capsule that releases drugs up to 2 weeks after swallowing

A new study published in the Science Translational Medicine journal details a new long acting drug capsule that is used for Ivermectin–a drug commonly used to treat parasitic infection. Reportedly the pill can emit medicine up to 2 weeks after swallowing.

The gift that keeps on giving: A new drug capsule that releases drugs up to 2 weeks after swallowing

A new study published in the Science Translational Medicine journal details a new long acting drug capsule that is used for Ivermectin–a drug commonly used to treat parasitic infection. Reportedly the pill can emit medicine up to 2 weeks after swallowing.

New brain implant helps paralyzed ALS patient turn thoughts into words

Doctors from UMC Utrecht (Netherlands) published a case report of a patient with locked-in syndrome from ALS who is able to communicate with her family with the help of a brain implant. The implant serves as a conduit between her mind

New brain implant helps paralyzed ALS patient turn thoughts into words

Doctors from UMC Utrecht (Netherlands) published a case report of a patient with locked-in syndrome from ALS who is able to communicate with her family with the help of a brain implant. The implant serves as a conduit between her mind

To bedside round or not to bedside round, that is the question

A relatively recent article by Gonzalo et al published in J Gen Intern Med in 2010 begs to answer the longterm debated question of whether or not to bedside round. In recent years, bedside rounds have decreased in frequency due

To bedside round or not to bedside round, that is the question

A relatively recent article by Gonzalo et al published in J Gen Intern Med in 2010 begs to answer the longterm debated question of whether or not to bedside round. In recent years, bedside rounds have decreased in frequency due