Cancel culture has come to medicine. Dr. Scott Atlas, who was chairman of neuroradiology at Stanford’s medical school until 2012 and more recently a senior fellow at the university’s Hoover Institution, has been singled out for professional erasure by 98 of his former Stanford medical, epidemiological, and health-policy colleagues because […]

In partnership with The Fresh Toast What roles do herbal and classic natural medicines have in common with modern medical research when it comes using cannabis for medicinal purposes? During the 2019 Cannabis Collaborative Conference in Portland, Oregon, Dr. Heather George, Doctor of Science in Oriental Medicine (DSOM), c-IAYT , TheLotusWay.org and AOMScholarshipFund.org, sought to address […]

I am often asked, “What is Culinary Medicine?” The answer usually involves a brief explanation of the multidisciplinary and evidence-based approaches to food, health, and wellness that form the foundation of the Culinary Medicine approach. This is something that I have covered in this column before (see “Culinary Medicine: A New […]

Magnification of miniature chips: Single cells are encapsulated in tiny droplets and supplied with reagents for further processing. Credit: Felix Petermann, MDC Hundreds of innovators, research pioneers, clinicians, industry leaders and policy makers from all around Europe are united by a vision of how to revolutionize healthcare. In two publications—a […]

Dinesh Palipana sits on the council of the Sri Lanka Spinal Cord Network and is a founding member of Doctors with Disabilities Australia, an advocacy group for physicians with disabilities. Credit: Dinesh Palipana Doctors treat and heal patients, but they are seldom seen as people who may themselves require care […]

Aside from mental health applications, psychedelics are also known for their antiinflammatory effects. And now, a company called Eleusis has received data from a preclinical study that may pave the way for psychedelic medicines to treat antiinflammatory conditions.  The company’s researchers investigated 21 psychedelic compounds known to target the serotonin […]

UNLV is closing its curbside COVID-19 testing site because of intense summertime heat and because the Nevada National Guard will no longer be deployed to assist with the operation. The last patients were tested Friday morning, said Dr. Michael Gardner, vice dean of clinical affairs for the UNLV School of […]