Category Archives: Primary Care

New “OurNotes” technology allows patients to be more involved with their healthcare

A study at UCLA is examining the use of a new technology called “OurNotes” which would allow patients to help in their own medical documentations.  Rather than being a passive participants, patients are given electronic copies of their medical records

New “OurNotes” technology allows patients to be more involved with their healthcare

A study at UCLA is examining the use of a new technology called “OurNotes” which would allow patients to help in their own medical documentations.  Rather than being a passive participants, patients are given electronic copies of their medical records

New genomic technique aimed at targeting tumor types for specific therapy

Just two days ago, the FDA approved a new genomic technique designed to identify tumor markers for specific therapy.  Because cancers can be rapidly mutating in terms of markers, this test can help identify those key receptors and help streamline

New genomic technique aimed at targeting tumor types for specific therapy

Just two days ago, the FDA approved a new genomic technique designed to identify tumor markers for specific therapy.  Because cancers can be rapidly mutating in terms of markers, this test can help identify those key receptors and help streamline

New study shows brain implants can affect mood

A new military-funded study is investigating the use of brain implants to regulate mood.  Specifically, the research shows that not only can stimulation affect things like concentration, but it can go one step further and provide relief from severe mood

New study shows brain implants can affect mood

A new military-funded study is investigating the use of brain implants to regulate mood.  Specifically, the research shows that not only can stimulation affect things like concentration, but it can go one step further and provide relief from severe mood

Increase in self-inflicted pain seen in middle-school girls

A new study released by JAMA this week shows that there has been a rise in self-inflicted pain seen in the emergency room, especially with middle-school aged girls.  This rise has been seen starting after 2008 and some experts are

Increase in self-inflicted pain seen in middle-school girls

A new study released by JAMA this week shows that there has been a rise in self-inflicted pain seen in the emergency room, especially with middle-school aged girls.  This rise has been seen starting after 2008 and some experts are

Diagnosing severity and symptom course of concussions through… spit?

A new JAMA article released today outlines the use of salivary microRNA to examine concussive symptoms.  The initial data show that the duration and character of concussive symptoms can be seen in DNA changes. Full article: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2663880

Diagnosing severity and symptom course of concussions through… spit?

A new JAMA article released today outlines the use of salivary microRNA to examine concussive symptoms.  The initial data show that the duration and character of concussive symptoms can be seen in DNA changes. Full article: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2663880

New device shows promise for treating opioid withdrawal symptoms

This week, the FDA approved a wearable device that could reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms by up to 84.6%.  The NSS-2 BRIDGE device’s microneedle arrays target the user’s cranial nerves to provide relief in as little as 60 minutes. Full article: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171116006111/en/FDA-Clearance-Breakthrough-Opioid-Addiction-Withdrawal-Treatment/

New device shows promise for treating opioid withdrawal symptoms

This week, the FDA approved a wearable device that could reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms by up to 84.6%.  The NSS-2 BRIDGE device’s microneedle arrays target the user’s cranial nerves to provide relief in as little as 60 minutes. Full article: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171116006111/en/FDA-Clearance-Breakthrough-Opioid-Addiction-Withdrawal-Treatment/

The latest in ultrasound portability: Ultrasound on your phone

For ultrasound advocates and enthusiasts, the goal has always been to decrease the size of the machine while maintaining (or improving) image quality.  Now, for $2000, a startup company has introduced an iPhone-based ultrasound that plugs directly into your device!

The latest in ultrasound portability: Ultrasound on your phone

For ultrasound advocates and enthusiasts, the goal has always been to decrease the size of the machine while maintaining (or improving) image quality.  Now, for $2000, a startup company has introduced an iPhone-based ultrasound that plugs directly into your device!