Posts Tagged ‘medicine’

Frederik Brabant MD, CMIO at Nuance Communications asks can technology put the art back into medicine?

“The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head. The practice of medicine is an art, based on science.” While profound, the words of Sir William Osler, recognized to be the ‘father of modern medicine’, may […]

Help Prevent Undiagnosed Hearing Loss

Around two million people in the UK use a hearing aid. It’s surprising fact also, that hearing loss affects more than 50% of over 60’s. There are many ways to help prevent and treat hearing loss and one such company is Amplifon. Amplifon can offer information and advice to help improve hearing quickly. You’ll find […]

HPC changes name to HCPC

On Wednesday 1 August 2012 the Health Professions Council (HPC) changed their name to the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). The decision to change the name was made by government and is being brought about by the Health and Social Care Act 2012, which will also see the HCPC taking on the regulation of […]

Curry and Cancer

The BBC reported recently about new medical research in the fight against bowel cancer. A report claims that Curcumin (a chemical found in curry spice ‘Turmeric’) is being tested to see how successful it could be in helping kill bowel tumours in patients. It is already known that Curcumin has a range of other health […]