Questions related to Medicine
Artificial intelligence is being used more and more in all medical fields. What do you think will be the development directions for the next 5 years?
Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) is a method of quantifying disability in multiple sclerosis that is the most widely used measurement tool to describe disease progression in patients with MS.
I have received the following polite email request from Medical Research Archives, European Society of Medicine a number of times.
Is it legitimate? Would you mind sharing your thoughts if you have any experience of this kind? Thanks
Dear Dr. Yegnanew A. Shiferaw,
If you have a few minutes I wanted to discuss your COVID-19 research. I am serving as the editor of a special theme issue on Advancements in COVID-19 which will be released by the European Society of Medicine next year and I was thinking that something related to your work on "Regime shifts in the COVID-19 case fatality rate dynamics: A Markov-switching autoregressive model analysis" would be interesting to include in the issue. Perhaps you could tell me more about your research in this area.
This could be in the form of a research article or even a review article.
Might this be a possibility?
L. Smith, M.D.
Medical Research Archives
European Society of Medicine
Online ISSN: 2375-1924
Print ISSN: 2375-1916
PubMed ID: 101668511
If I have an experience but no certificate in Machine Learning, and have both experience and certifcate in Medicine (Urology) ... and want to publish a peper that include an interaction between these 2 feilds, in either Urology or CS journals. Should i add a coauthor who is certified in Data science or CS? ... if not, Would it be necessary to prove my competency in ML by any means?
I hope you had a wonderful Christmas. Im very much interested in teaching and I would like to ask your views on a highly ( to me at least) interesting topic. There are probably as many methods of teaching methods as there are lecturers but here are a few types accepted in literature.
- Student-Centered / Constructivist Approach.
- Inquiry-Based Learning.
- Flipped Classroom.
- Cooperative Learning.
- Personalised Education.
Which one do you use and why?
Best wishes Henrik
What types of exercise and training variables (volume, intensity, repetitions, frequency, exercise selection, exercise order, and rest) are recommended for patients with Multiple sclerosis (MS)?
In a patient with hereditary desminopathy (mutation Thr341Pro DES in the heterozygous state) over the past three years, an increase in the blood uric acid level up to 440-480 µmol / l was established by 1.5 times (the norm is 428.4 µmol / l). With the progression of the disease, the level has risen and is above normal. It is known that uric acid is an antioxidant. Is it necessary to reduce the level of uric acid? The patient has no problems with the joints.
TB is transmitted through the air. The droplet nuclei generated when a sputum positive pulmonary TB patients coughs, mixes in the air and are carried to a susceptible person in the vicinity or by air currents to longer distances. Sputum Negative TB patients may also contribute in transmission of infection to a smaller extent. Now my concern is that, "Can housefly provides an additional epidemiological link to spread TB infection in the community?"
Metabolic rewiring and epigenetic remodeling, which are closely linked and reciprocally regulate each other, are among the well-known cancer hallmarks. Studies have reported use of Onco-metabolites to metabolically reprogram the epigenetic of cancer. I was wondering what might be major limitations of such techniques?
Jufa is a European native plant and being used in Ayurveda and Unani system of medicine since long. It's one of the ingredients of Gojivhadi kashyam and Jufex of Aimil Pharma.
Have you ever imagined how the physically disabled people feel under COVID-19?
Which type of disability is most impacting these minority under COVID-19?
Autism? Cleft patients? Mental health patients? Deaf? Dumb? Blind? Loss of limbs?
How can we help them?
I am thinking about adapting neuroscience tools for identifying the patient’s reactions in making the diagnosis. I know there is a debate, but I cannot find any literature. Could anyone help me?
Hello, good day.
Please I'm working on a project which needs a "review of relevant theories" of the study "medical negligence behavior"
I found 2 theories relating to this study (conflict theory and theory of negligence), but they are not enough.
Please can I get more theories concerning medical negligence?
University graduates work in various companies and at first, find it difficult since what they learned is of very little or no help in the new job. The work is very specific and very little of it is covered in the university curriculum. Should universities focus more on job-specific skills or continue with academic education? what are the consequences?
I started my studies on histology and I realized most of well established text-books don't use scale bars in their images, except the books of the American-German Thieme Publishing Group. I think it is a lack of technical rigorosity, even though most of books treat the issue only on a qualitative point of view. So, what do you think about that? Should the publishers in that area change their concept to increase their accuracy?
Vertigo is a condition that can make it feel like you or your surroundings are spinning, sometimes leading to a loss of balance, according to the U.S. National Library of Medicine.
Coronavirus 2019 or COVID-19 is a novel entity which had led to many challenges among physicians due to its rapidly evolving nature. Vertigo or dizziness has recently been described as a clinical manifestation of COVID-19.
So, Are dizziness and vertigo COVID-19 Symptoms? and why?
Applications of bioinformatics in medicine is a key factor in technological advancement in the field of modern medical technologies.
In which areas of medical technology are the technological achievements of bioinformatics used?
What are the applications of bioinformatics in medicine?
I invite you to the discussion
Thank you very much
Reality may increasingly hurt – #Genomic #targetedtherapy
Changes between 2006 and 2020
-eligibility from 5.13% to 13.60% *only*
-response from 2.73% to 7.04% *only*
The authors use in their discussion different paraphrasing: “the percentage of eligibility for and response to genome-targeted drugs increased 54% and 28%, respectively”
which from the objective point of view is correct, but this implies a major improvement, although the reality of inefficiency is different
Some may state *the house of cards collapse of the breakthrough* ?
Otherwise today's basics of biotechnological power politics in created hypes of landmarks, breakthroughs, which might be seen in the accordance of the Latin epic poem, The Aeneid by Virgil:
‘parcere subiectis, et debellare superbos’ (I believe it at any rate)
Article Haslam et al. (2021) Ann Oncol 2021, DOI 10.1016/j.annonc.2021.04.003
The Aenedid from Virgil Vergil (19 BC), Aeneis, Liber sextus, Vers 847-853.
#medicine #health #medicalsciences #breakthroughs #landmarks #hallmark #hype #criticalthinking
Under COVID-19, healthcare facilities requests a lot of sterilization to prevent hospital transmission of the disease. Bleach solution and many other disinfection agents may not be effective against such a large scale of usage.
Can ultraviolet light be used to inactivate the virus?
Can it be applied on whole room disinfection?
Can it be used on high turnover medical equipment sterilization? E.g. stethoscope.
Can it be used to inactivate infected donors' blood products or body fluids?
It's 99 days since the first case of COVID-19 in Hong Kong, and we are welcoming the 5th days of 0 new cases of COVID-19 following a week of <10 cases per day.
How should we define the end of a local endemic?
How long should the latent period be defined?
When is it safe to resume social activities?
Should territory wide screening of asymptomatic people be done before declaring the end of endemic?
We are compiling comprehensive details for traditional medicines and their marketing approval in a particular country. For now, we are reviewing Kampo Medicines of Japan. But somehow we are not able to get suitable guideline documents (original from Japanese Regulatory Agency's Website). Can anyone guide us? From where we can find guidelines for marketing approval of Kampo medicine in Japan?
I have watched a child crying loudly in pain, while collecting blood for testing. Can we develop a technique which can collect the blood or inject a medicine to children in a complete pain-free way ?
Iam a dental student and i want to increase my knowledge in writing drug chart to patient in the future, can you give me some advises to increase my knowledge in this field, i the name of drug and the number of dose is very consued and i forgot it fast so how the doctors write it easy...... So can you advise me to be good in the future
Hello, I will try to produce Sb2S3 films with thermal evaporation technique using Sb2S3 pellets or Sb pieces. Then I will complete the production with thermal annealing. Could you please give information about the risks of Sb2S3 pellets or Sb pieces and the precautions I should take?
Under the pandemic of COVID-19, screening becomes important to tackle the spread. Fever is one of the screening criteria for many public places screening for access.
However, how is fever defined?
Is the 0.1 degree change makes the significance?
What is the range of standard deviation being acceptable?
What machine is accurate?
Is those hand held infrared measuring machines reliable?
Is there scenarios giving false negative tha may make a huge consequence?
Normal Body Temperature: A Systematic Review.
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019;6(4):ofz032. Published 2019 Apr 9.
I know that an infant's brain can repair itself when damaged but why doesn't the same happen in adults after stroke or brain injuries?
With the developing stories of the spread of COVID-19 all around the world, which has been declared as a pandemic by WHO recently, I am wondering, in how much time this virus would vanish from the surface of the Earth? Is there any scientific study available for this?
Please share your opinions.
The development of a vaccine for COVID-19 has become a battleground for many countries to prove to the world/their own peoples that their technology is superior and better than the competitors at the international stage. it is always a point of concern when science is serving the political establishment. Russia claimed that they have developed 'the first' Covid-19 vaccine. WHO is raising concern about the validity of this claim and urging Russia to provide sufficient data to back this claim.
Is it possible for the same scenario to be repeated in the US? An election is near and COVID-19 vaccine development can influence the result.
Dear seniors and researchers,
Briefly introducing myself, I am a fourth year medical student from Indonesia. Currently, I am performing a multiple logistic regression on several possible factors affecting medical student preference toward distance learning in this pandemic era. Honestly, it is my first time in using logistic regression in my work, and I might encounter several confusing issues regarding this statistical procedure. I have selected 14 eligible covariates for multiple logistic regression according to its significant p-value (0.000) during their simple logistic regression. After including all of those 14 covariates to the model, the ExpB (odds ratio) of all 14 covariates become insignificant despite decent model (Good result of Omnibus test, R-squared, and Holmer and Lemeshow test). All of statistical procedure were performed in SPSS ver 22.
Regarding this issue, what should I do in responding those finding? Is it correct to interpret that there were no significant relationship between all of 14 covariates and dependent variable (student preference toward distance learning) simultaneously? Or is there any suggestion of appropriate technical steps in conducting multiple regression analysis?
This might be considered a worst case scenario.
Repeated strikes by such a virus would scythe defenseless new victims each time, leaving fewer and fewer survivors.
For the species to survive, humanity would have to evolve resistance or other means of survival.
Is such a virus possible?
How would its epidemic spread be modeled?
Has a virus like that occurred in the past?
How would we deal with such a virus in the future?
What strategies would defeat such a virus?
As we know MSG is widely used food additive and acts as a flavour enhancer. It is also approved by USFDA as GRAS! But some controversy are there regarding clinical reports where the physiological illness was shown after consuming MSG. So, is MSG good or bad for health? Are there any research related conclusions?
Thanks & Regards
I hope you are all doing well. I have a question to all of you. I love to teach and so far I have been teaching everything from international business, marketing, management to organisational psychology. I feel ambivalent towards this however.I love to teach and Im curious in my nature and what better way to learn new things than to teach? However I also feel that if I continue being a generalist It might also be bad since I risk loosing touch with my main specialisation.
What are your thoughts? Your experiences?
My speciality is this :
Best wishes Henrik and professor Hugo 3 months old who keeps me company when Im trying to work :-)
Ps stay safe.
Although the interests that exist around health and PE have a good sense and meaning, they may not be as benign as, ironically, they think they are. So, what are the risks of Medicine dictating the aims of Physical Education?
Is there a complete tutorial for using EHR (Electronic Health Record)?
I mean extracting some data like how many people have specific symptoms?
I had a few students help me with a simple but time-consuming task. The data they helped with will be used in a scientific paper. The students are part of the Student Research Program (SRP) at my institution and they received a class credit for their work with me. Should I include these students as co-authors on the manuscript?
I also had a student volunteer help me on the same research project. The student did not get a class credit for their help. Should the student be a co-author on the paper?
Thank you in advance for your opinions/suggestions.
I found a reference to this distinction on pub med that dates to the 70s. Efficacy is how well a treatment or intervention works in ideal circumstances. Effectiveness is how well a treatment or intervention works in normal practice. Although there are many references to this distinction and discussions of why it occurs, nobody seem to mention the origins of this distinction. Furthermore, this distinction seems more accepted in general medicine than in behavioral health.
Ayurveda, TM of India, advises to avoid Curd intake in diseases that have Kapha dosha predominance like Diabetes, Respiratory problems; in diseases arising out of Raktha dusti (Blood tissue vitiation) like Skin diseases and also in conditions where the digestive fire (Agni) is weak like during Night time. Regarding this Curd advisory, Ayurveda has very clear fundamental concepts and the findings of which have also been noticed in clinical practice as well.
Here I want to know are there any other Traditional system of medicine which has similar or any other observation about Curd intake?
Is it completely dependent on the region that patient lives in? If so, I'm specifically interested in the Southern California (United States) region.
I read that diabetic retinopathy can affect people with type 1 and 2 diabetes, especially those who have uncontrolled blood sugar and have diabetes for a long time. How can uncontrolled blood sugar cause diabetic retinopathy? and how is the treatment for diabetic retinopathy patients? thank you.
It would be great if we get information regarding this from all around the world. Like we have Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) in Ayurveda, Indian system of Medicine.
RNA vaccines follow a different strategy, without using any "real" component of the virus at all. Instead, researchers aim to trick the human body into producing a specific virus component on its own. Since only this specific component is built, no complete virus can assemble itself. Nevertheless, the immune system learns to recognize the non-human components and trigger a defense reaction. So May I ask, What are your opinions about the safety and efficacy of the BNT162b2 mRNA Covid-19 Vaccine?
In connection with the development of technology, the current technological revolution, which Industry 4.0 information processing technologies find application in the development of medicine?
i'am searching for some good reviews in the field of hydrogen use, hydrogen effect, hydrogen fuel technology in the field of sports and medicine.
please share your papers with me.
is there some research in the field of regeneration in sports and post operation in medicine?
is there some research in special sports like triathlon, canoe, swimming and lifting?
I am a first-year PG student enrolled in Public Health (Community Medicine). I am looking for a list of Scopus/ISI indexed journals with no processing fee. In the area of medical education/public health/community medicine/health science. Please help me. Thank you in advance.
Articles that share the history and development of medicine in the UK, any aspect of medicine and medical education.
The triangular theory of love by Sternberg, characterises love in an interpersonal relationship using three different dimensions: intimacy, passion, and commitment.According to this theory different stages and types of love can be categorised by different combinations of these three elements. My question is this: does this model fully capture the essense of what we call love. Can love not also have other attributes, we can have feelings of love towards a person without having either commitment, passion or intimacy, some people are asexual for example and lack commitment, others such as teenagers lack the understanding of what love is. Do you agree with this theory or do you like me see problems associated with such a sharp division of element of human affects. Best wishes Henrik
The extensive successful use in people of mRNA vaccines for Covid-19 suggests they mark a key scientific breakthrough with broad impacts. These breakthrough vaccines are notable for combining two advances examined for years in the laboratory: pseudouridine modified mRNA and its encapsulation in lipid nanoparticles. Pseudouridine has been used in nucleotides for years to stabilize and study key protein-nucleotide complexes (e.g. Parikh et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2000 May 9;97(10):5083-8. doi: 10.1073/pnas.97.10.5083. PMCID: PMC25785 ). In fact, Pseudouridine (Ψ) is the most abundant RNA modification and has been termed the 5th base of RNA (Front. Cell Dev. Biol., 16 March 2021 https://doi.org/10.3389/fcell.2021.628415). Similarly Lipid nanoparticles have been used and studied for over 20 years (e.g. Puri et al. Crit Rev Ther Drug Carrier Syst. 2009; 26(6): 523–580. PMCID: PMC2885142). Yet the combination of mRNA modification by N1-methylpseudouridine to increase safety and efficacy with lipid nanoparticles to encapsulate mRNA for its protection and delivery made the Covid-19 mRNA vaccines feasible. Importantly, this transformative combination seems applicable to other vaccines and approaches suggesting it is worth considering the many possible applications that may advance biotechnology and human health.
Do you have medical cooperatives in your country? What is your opinion about the possible models of cooperatives in medicine that are proposed in this article? -
Students pursuing medicine are constantly exposed to the risk of mental exhaustion and the sequalae that follows, which affects their mental health adversely. What would you as an instructor do to make sure our students don't fall prey to mental illness?
Patented medicines are expensive making it difficult for the lower or middle class families to afford it. If a certain medicine is helpful to the society, what can the government do to regulate the market, so that the socio-economic surplus is as large as possible while not taking away the company's patented rights.
It may be in your education and experience that you deal with the structure of organic medicines. Which combination do you think is most common in organic medicine?
For example, many drugs have carboxylic acid in their structure. In your opinion, which compounds play an important role in the structure of the largest number of drugs?
AI showed its promise in many fields, but most of researches in AI application on medicine is still "proof-of concept". So how do clinicians feel about AI? What are clincians' concerns about it?
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Thanks in advance for your time and collaboration.
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I am starting a systemic review. And it's my first one. I have figured out the PICO and search keywords. I am overwhelming with massive results from different search engine. They contains duplicates. What is the best practice to combine all the result and remove duplicates.
I understand vaguely that the first author is supposed to be the one who "did the most work", but what counts as "work" in this comparison? Does "most" mean "more than all the other coauthors together" or just "more than any other coauthor"? What happens when the comparison is unclear? How often is "did the most work" the actual truth, versus a cover story for a more complex political decision?
I realize that the precise answer is different for every paper. I'm looking for general guidelines for how an outsider (like me) should interpret first authorship in your field. Pointers to guidelines from journals or professional societies would be especially helpful.
If the ambient temperature is very cold, below -15 degree celcius it's difficult to handle medicine for veterinarians specially in field conditions.
What are the best way to prevent freezing of medicine (in a vial) in lower temperature?
The coronavirus pandemic has brought the world to a grinding halt and no doubt has altered the lives of each one of us. I think COVID-19 also has an impact on our normal research (i.e. related to our relevant field) and diverted us to work on various aspects of coronavirus to help combat the virus.
What's your opinion in this regard?
I am looking forward to designing a Printed Electronics circuit for Pill Reminder/ Medicine Reminder. The circuit is printed on the back of the medicine stip.
I found some interesting circuit which based on IoT, Arduino to get a reminder at a particular set of time. IT cannot possible to fix the smallest microcontroller kit (i.e. ATTO) into medicine stip. I want to make a basic circuit with passive electronics components. Another idea is to design a circuit for a wire-break alarm or reminder with sufficient delay. The IC 555 dose-not possess longer delay and multiple wire-break alarm system.
If you have any ideas please share.
I would appreciate it if you could suggest me studies based on natural language processing (NLP) to help assisting medical emergency cases.
My research work focuses on the use of NLP and voice recognition for the medical emergency assistance.
So I would appreciate it if you suggest me some contributions that could be done in this area.