Royal Society of Medicine

Type: Organization
Name: Royal Society of Medicine
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Tear Gas Can Cause Deaths, Amputations, and Miscarriages

Despite frequent use in Egypt, Turkey, Palestine, Bahrain, and now Ferguson, Missouri, only limited research has been done on the potentially lethal effects of the neurotoxins found in tear gas. After 20 seconds of exposure, protestors in Ferguson would ... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Newsroom Journalists Risk PTSD Processing Violent Images

Newsroom journalists working with pictures and videos of graphic violence submitted by the public may develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other psychopathology, new research suggests.So-called user-generated content (UGC) is sought after ... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Journalists Can Get PTSD Without Leaving Their Desks

Dealing with violent content takes a heavy toll on some reporters.Everyone who has been to journalism school knows this phrase: “If it bleeds, it leads.” It’s pretty self-explanatory, and it’s why front pages and TV screens are filled with violence and ... [Published Pacific Standard - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Women Under-Represented in Academic Medicine Highlights Workplace Gender Discrimination

NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) It's no secret that women often get the short end of the stick in the working world . Besides getting about 77 cents to the dollar as compared to their male counterparts, women also are vastly underrepresented in a number of professional ... [Published Litchfield County Times - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

As far as politicians are concerned, does the frontline ever do anything that's correct?

I would like to report David Prior, the chairman of the CQC, for abuse of vulnerable adults, namely, NHS frontline staff.At the safeguarding of adults training I recently attended, we were told that one of the signs of abuse was: “ An overly critical ... [Published Nursing Times - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Newsroom journalists at increased risk of PTSD and depression from images of extreme violence

Journalists working with images of extreme violence submitted to newsrooms by the public are at increased risk of adverse psychological consequences, including post-traumatic stress disorder. New re, published today by JRSM OpenNotes to editorsWitnessing ... [Published Noodls - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

RSM healthcare technology videos online at last!

click to enlarge The Royal Society of Medicine’s Telemedicine and eHealth Section at last has its own dedicated website for videos of past presentations . Sadly there is only room for a selection of these, however there are important presentations there ... [Published Telecare Aware - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Mum & Baby app – delivering relevant and reliable information

click to enlarge Remembering the panics due to lack of good advice from when our first child was born 36 years ago, this editor was especially intrigued to hear of an app being developed to reduce such anxiety by Sunita Sharma, Clinical Education Fellow ... [Published Telecare Aware - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 02 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

NHS is not a gravy train

IN response to A Edwards’ letter I would remind him/her that on July 21 2009, the then Health Secretary Andy Burnham instigated an inquiry into care provided by the Mid Staffs Foundation Trust. The results were published on February 24, 2010.The inquiry ... [Published Warrington Guardian - Aug 02 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

GMOs could benefit starving countries

Much has been made recently about GMOs and the behaviour of anti-GMO activists at a talk in Kelowna.While the behaviour at Jeffrey Smith’s talk concerns me, I think the bigger issue is the safety of genetically engineered food.As a mother of four, I have ... [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

ABPCO reveals shortlist for inaugural Excellence Awards

The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers (ABPCO) has released the names of finalists for its inaugural Excellence Awards . The winners will be crowned on the same day as the association’s Chairman’s Lunch, in London, on the 7 Nov ... [Published Conference-News.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 2 reports

Assisted Dying Bill debate marathon

Peers are facing a parliamentary marathon as they debate a fresh move to give people with terminal illness the right to die.A list of around 130 peers have put their names down to speak on Labour former Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer of Thoroton's Bill ... [Published Daily Gazette - Jul 18 2014]

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"Given that good journalism depends on healthy journalists, news organizations will need to look anew at what can be done to offset the risks inherent in viewing UGC material. Reducing the"
Marilyn explains "Obviously going through IVF puts a woman's body on a roller coaster of hormone fluctuations and a woman may become more sensitive to those hormone changes and so register the symptoms a the perimenopause sooner than another woman.  But it may also be that the woman who is going for IVF has a lower ovarian reserve anyway and that is why she needs medical help to get pregnant and would be going through the menopause earlier whether she had IVF or not."
...basic medical sciences," lead author Professor Jonathan Grant, Director of the Policy Institute at King's College London, said in a release . "This inequality increases substantially with seniority, with women representing only 15% of professors in U K medical schools."
...Co-founder, Lloyd Price adds, "Our system will be able to integrate with other platforms and systems, for example features for online booking in Apple's IOSIOS 8 and the other emerging platforms as they develop"

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Tear Gas Can Cause Deaths, Amputations, and Mis... [Published Atlanta Journal And Constitution - Aug 19 2014]
Mice in Bion-M 1 Space Mission: Training and Se... [Published Plosone.org - Aug 18 2014]
Newsroom Journalists Risk PTSD Processing Viole... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Aug 18 2014]
Journalists Can Get PTSD Without Leaving Their ... [Published Pacific Standard - Aug 15 2014]
Could IVF bring about an early menopause? [Published Bristol Post - Aug 13 2014]
The Psychological Consequences Of Jezebel's Rap... [Published Fast Company - Aug 13 2014]
Women Under-Represented in Academic Medicine Hi... [Published Litchfield County Times - Aug 12 2014]
Schwartz Center Rounds – a moment to reflect at... [Published EHospice - Aug 12 2014]
OP-ED GMO Opponents Haven't A Scientific Leg To... [Published Hartford Courant - Aug 09 2014]
Health Tech Funding In Europe [Published Entrepreneur Country - Aug 07 2014]
As far as politicians are concerned, does the f... [Published Nursing Times - Aug 07 2014]
Newsroom journalists at increased risk of PTSD ... [Published Noodls - Aug 07 2014]
RSM healthcare technology videos online at last! [Published Telecare Aware - Aug 06 2014]
Mum & Baby app – delivering relevant and reliab... [Published Telecare Aware - Aug 06 2014]
The Scientific Consensus and GMOs [Published GMOAnswers - Aug 02 2014]
NHS is not a gravy train [Published Warrington Guardian - Aug 02 2014]
Anti – GMO Proposal Denounced at Safeway Shareh... [Published KGVO-AM - Jul 31 2014]
ABPCO reveals shortlist for inaugural Excellenc... [Published Conference-News.co.uk - Jul 29 2014]
GMOs could benefit starving countries [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - Jul 29 2014]
Anti-GMO Proposal Denounced at Safeway Sharehol... [Published KRVN 880 Rural Radio - Jul 28 2014]
InstallAwards wrap-up – backstage interviews (V... [Published Installation Europe - Jul 25 2014]
Disabled debt to Jewish spinal medics [Published Jewish Chronicle - Jul 25 2014]
Emerging trends, technology and research highli... [Published Dental Tribune - Jul 24 2014]
The "Father of Tamoxifen" to Join MD Anderson [Published Newswise - Jul 21 2014]
California Healthcare Institute Adds Executives... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 21 2014]
Dark Secrets [Published HealthNewsDigest.com - Jul 19 2014]
Assisted suicide would lure me to the grave, sa... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 19 2014]
Assisted Dying debate: Speeches on 'right to di... [Published The Independent - Jul 18 2014]
One health: Making a powerful concept work for ... [Published BSAVA - Jul 18 2014]
Assisted Dying Bill debate marathon [Published Daily Gazette - Jul 18 2014]
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[tt] Bruce G. Charlton: Injustice, Inequality a... [Published TranshumanTech - Jul 16 2014]
This is much on topic for transhumanists, for we envision huge portions ofthe labor force, up to 50%, being unemployable. What do our Stone Ageinstincts say justic requires.What you are about to read has been a major source for my thinking about aforthcoming ...
Heptares' Chief Scientific Officer and Co-Found... [Published PR Newswire: General Business - Jun 30 2014]
LONDON and BOSTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Heptares Therapeutics, the leading GPCR structure-guided drug discovery and development company, is delighted to announce that Fiona Marshall, Heptares' Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder, has been ...
Education Biz Dev Apps and Partnerships Event: ... [Published TechNet Blogs - May 08 2014]
On the 4th June in London, The Microsoft Education team are running Partner Biz Dev App event focusing on two new tools to create simple and easy Windows Apps alongside an overview of the benefits of using Skype in the Classroom. It promises to be an ...
6 things not to do as a caregiver [Published KevinMD.com - Mar 08 2014]
In a study published in the J ournal of the Royal Society of Medicine , “Quality of life: impact of chronic illness on the partner,” the authors stated: “… the most striking research finding is a tendency for the partner’s quality of life to be worse ...
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