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Medicine: Science or Art

(3 days ago) Is Medicine An Art? When Decyk (1996) was delivering his presidential address in Leonardo's workshop on The fine art of teaching philosophy, he said sometimes people opined that teaching philosophy was an art.In order to explain it, he gave an example of distinguishing the art of medicine from its science cited commonly by people: “Sometimes people say, ′The practice of medicine is an art

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Medicine: science or art

(1 days ago) Debate over the status of medicine as an Art or Science continues. The aim of this paper is to discuss the meaning of Art and Science in terms of medicine, and to find out to what extent they have their roots in the field of medical practice. What is analysed is whether medicine is an "art based on …

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History of Medicine Timeline

(3 days ago) 460 BC Birth of Hippocrates, the Greek father of medicine begins the scientific study of medicine and prescribes a form of aspirin. 300 BC Diocles wrote the first known anatomy book. 280 BC Herophilus studies the nervous system. 130 AD Birth of Galen. Greek physician to gladiators and Roman emperors. c60AD Pedanius Dioscorides writes De Materia

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The Traditional Medicine and Modern Medicine from …

(3 days ago) Unani medicine derived from Greco-Arabic medicine dating back 2500 years and developed during the Arab civilization. It treats a person’s body, mind, and soul as a whole. Unani looks upon the human body as a single unit, which consists of four basic elements which have four disparate temperaments respectively.

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Overview of artificial intelligence in medicine

(3 days ago) AI in medicine can be dichotomized into two subtypes: Virtual and physical. The virtual part ranges from applications such as electronic health record systems to neural network-based guidance in treatment decisions. The physical part deals with robots assisting in performing surgeries, intelligent prostheses for handicapped people, and elderly

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The language of medicine

(3 days ago) THE GREEK ERA. The oldest written sources of western medicine are the Hippocratic writings from the 5th and 4th centuries bc, which cover all aspects of medicine at that time and contain numerous medical terms.This was the beginning of the Greek era of the language of medicine, which lasted even after the Roman conquest, since the Romans, who had no similar medical tradition, imported Greek

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Complementary and Alternative Healthcare: Is it Evidence

(3 days ago) Alternative medicine is commonly categorized together with complementary medicine under the umbrella term “complementary and alternative medicine”. Complementary medicine refers to therapies that complement traditional western (or allopathic) medicine and is used together with conventional medicine, and alternative medicine is used in place

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Precision Medicine: From Science to Value

(3 days ago) Precision medicine is poised to have an impact on patients, health care delivery systems and research participants in ways that were only imagined 15 years ago when the human genome was first sequenced. While discovery using genome-based technologies

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Nanotechnology and medicine

(1 days ago) Nanotechnology, or systems/device manufacture at the molecular level, is a multidisciplinary scientific field undergoing explosive development. The genesis of nanotechnology can be traced to the promise of revolutionary advances across medicine, communications, genomics and robotics. On the surface, …

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Herbal Medicine for Anxiety, Depression and Insomnia

(3 days ago) Herbal medicine is commonly employed to cure mental disorders by various mechanisms of action in different systems. Keeping that in view that mental disorders such as depression, anxiety, and insomnia are frequently found together in a single patient and they share some neurological basis, the mechanisms of curing drugs for these diseases might

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Genetics & Medicine

(3 days ago) A digital archive of full-text biomedical and life sciences journal literature, including clinical medicine and public health. RefSeqGene A collection of human gene-specific reference genomic sequences. RefSeq gene is a subset of NCBI’s RefSeq database, and are defined based on review from curators of locus-specific databases and the genetic

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How Islam changed medicine

(3 days ago) His synthesis of Islamic medicine, al-Qanun fi'l tibb (The Canon of Medicine), was the final authority on medical matters in Europe for several centuries. Although Ibn Sina made advances in pharmacology and in clinical practice, his greatest contribution was …

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Artificial intelligence in medicine

(1 days ago) AI in medicine, which is the focus of this review, has two main branches: virtual and physical. The virtual branch includes informatics approaches from deep learning information management to control of health management systems, including electronic health records, and active guidance of physicians in their treatment decisions.

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The Institute of Medicine and its quality of healthcare in

(1 days ago) The Institute of Medicine evolved from these deliberations and, like the National Academy of Sciences, is an independent, non-governmental, nonprofit organization with a mandate to provide the government and others with advice, counsel, and independent research on major topics in healthcare.

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Prevention and treatment of COVID-19 using Traditional

(3 days ago) Chinese medicine has resisted many large-scale epidemics in Chinese history and has continuously introduced the achievements of modern scientific development. Now that China is helping overseas to fight the pandemic, it is an excellent opportunity to promote Chinese medicine to the world.

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Nanoparticles in modern medicine: State of the art and

(3 days ago) Magnetic resonance imaging. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a technique used to perform 3-D, noninvasive scans of the body. This technique is widely used in modern medicine, particularly in the diagnosis and treatment of most diseases of the brain, spine, and musculoskeletal system.

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Lifestyle Medicine: The Health Promoting Power of Daily

(3 days ago) Lifestyle medicine has also become an international movement with the development of the Lifestyle Medicine Global Alliance. 26. In addition, a peer-reviewed academic journal has been established, the American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine, 27 to provide a forum for individuals interested in exchanging academic information in this growing field.

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The impact of artificial intelligence in medicine on the

(3 days ago) The practice of medicine is changing with the development of new Artificial Intelligence (AI) methods of machine learning. Coupled with rapid improvements in computer processing, these AI-based systems are already improving the accuracy and efficiency of diagnosis and treatment across various specializations.

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The NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Project

(1 days ago) The NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Project: precision medicine for psychiatry. The NIMH Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) Project: precision medicine for psychiatry Am J Psychiatry. 2014 Apr;171(4):395-7. doi: 10.1176/appi.ajp.2014.14020138. Author Thomas R Insel. PMID: 24687194

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Evidence Based Medicine – New Approaches and Challenges

(3 days ago) Evidence based medicine (EBM) is the conscientious, explicit, judicious and reasonable use of modern, best evidence in making decisions about the care of individual patients. EBM integrates clinical experience and patient values with the best available research information. It is …

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Historical review of medicinal plants’ usage

(3 days ago) In 17th century, Cortex Chinae, yielded from quinine bark Cinchona succirubra Pavon, under the name countess’ powder, since the Countess of Chinchon was the first one who used it, was introduced to European medicine. Quinine bark rapidly overwhelmed England, France, and Germany despite the fact that there was many an opponent to its use among

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What is digital medicine

(1 days ago) Changes in health care are a fundamental part of social and intellectual evolution. The modern practice of scientific medicine depends on the existence of the written and printed word to store medical information. Because computers can transform information as well as store it, new digital tools can …

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Traditional Medicine: Past, Present and Future Research

(3 days ago) Traditional medicine refers to health practices, approaches, knowledge and beliefs incorporating plant, animal and mineral based medicines, spiritual therapies, manual techniques and exercises, applied singularly or in combination to treat, diagnose and prevent illnesses or …

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Ethical Challenges of Medicine and Health on the Internet

(3 days ago) The term "medical" or "medicine" is often used interchangeably with "health" or "healthcare." Medical Internet Ethics is the field existing at the intersection of medicine, ethics, and computers, but is conducted, occurs, or practiced in the new arena of the Internet. Therefore, a definition can be stated as:

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The Amazing and Mighty Ginger

(4 days ago) 7.1. INTRODUCTION. The use of “natural” or alternative medicines has increased markedly over the last few years. More and more older adults (i.e., baby boomers) are using complementary and alternative medicine dietary supplements and herbal remedies without advice from a physician on the assumption that these substances will have a beneficial effect (Cohen, Ek, and Pan 2002).

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How to Practice Evidence-Based Medicine

(3 days ago) Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is defined as the conscientious, explicit and judicious use of current best evidence, combined with individual clinical expertise and patient preferences and values, in making decisions about the care of individual patients.

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What is precision medicine

(1 days ago) The term "precision medicine" has become very popular over recent years, fuelled by scientific as well as political perspectives. Despite its popularity, its exact meaning, and how it is different from other popular terms such as "stratified medicine", "targeted therapy" or "deep phenotyping" remains unclear.

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Use of traditional medicine in middle-income countries: a

(3 days ago) Herbal medicine research and global health: an ethical analysis. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 86: 594–9. [PMC free article] [Google Scholar] Traditional Medicine and Health Care Coverage. 1983. (ISBN 92 4 154163 6), WHO Geneva, (35 Swiss Francs) (reprinted in 1988). UN. 2009.

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Traditional Chinese medicine in treatment of opiate

(1 days ago) Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) includes Chinese medicine and acupuncture. Chinese medicine consists of natural products including plants, animals and minerals. TCM has been practiced in China for more than 2000 years, and for the past 200 years has been used in treatment of drug addiction. Ten C …

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What is Preventive Medicine

(3 days ago) The aim of preventive medicine is the absence of disease, either by preventing the occurrence of a disease or by halting a disease and averting resulting complications after its onset. Preventive medicine can be practised by governmental agencies, primary care physicians and the individual himself

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Ethical, legal and social implications of incorporating

(3 days ago) Increased amount of health information. Personalized medicine is information intensive. High-dimensionality data created using genomics and other ‘omics’ technologies are central to many of the predictive, diagnostic and therapeutic applications of personalized medicine [].However, the substantial increase in individual health information this approach requires is also one of the main

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“Our Culture Is Medicine”: Perspectives of Native Healers

(3 days ago) Although definitive conclusions about PTSD in Native populations are still needed and warrant additional research on trauma-related disorders in Native populations, a focus on the development of culturally appropriate intervention strategies, such as the integration of traditional Indian medicine (TIM) also appears to be warranted.8 TIM is a

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An overview of space medicine

(1 days ago) Space medicine is fundamental to the human exploration of space. It supports survival, function and performance in this challenging and potentially lethal environment. It is international, intercultural and interdisciplinary, operating at the boundaries of exploration, science, technology and medici …

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Vinegar: Medicinal Uses and Antiglycemic Effect

(3 days ago) The formulation of oxymel was detailed in the British Pharmacopoeia (1898) and the German Pharmacopoeia (1872), and, according to the French Codex (1898), the medicine was prepared by mixing virgin honey, 4 parts, with white wine vinegar, 1 part, concentrating and …

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Contribution of Arabic Medicine and Pharmacy to the

(3 days ago) In medicine, its contribution is so significant that it can only be compared to that of Ibn Sina. The most prominent medical works of ar-Razi are “Kitab al-Hawi”, “Kitab al-Mensuri”, “Kitab al-Muluki” and “Kitab al-Judari”. The first book of the listed had its glory in Latin as “Continens liber”. This array is the latest and

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Precision medicine and artificial intelligence: overview

(1 days ago) Precision medicine matches each individual to the best treatment in a way that is tailored to his or her genetic uniqueness. To further personalize medicine, precision medicine increasingly incorporates and integrates data beyond genomics, such as epigenomics and metabolomics, as well as imaging.

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Integration of Herbal Medicine into Evidence-Based

(4 days ago) 22.2. CURRENT STATUS AND MAJOR ISSUES OF INTEGRATION OF HERBAL MEDICINE IN EVIDENCE-BASED MEDICAL THERAPY. Herbal medicine is becoming increasingly used to enhance general health and well-being, and it is also used alone for specific health problems or with modern medicine (Bruno and Ellis 2005; Kennedy 2005).A recent population study on 2526 adults from the …

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Recombinant DNA in medicine

(Just Now) Studies in bacteria and bacterial viruses have led to methods to manipulate and recombine DNA in unique and reproducible ways and to amplify these recombined molecules millions of times. Once properly identified, the recombinant DNA molecules can be …

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Turmeric, the Golden Spice

(4 days ago) Turmeric is a plant that has a very long history of medicinal use, dating back nearly 4000 years. In Southeast Asia, turmeric is used not only as a principal spice but also as a component in religious ceremonies. Because of its brilliant yellow color, turmeric is also known as “Indian saffron.” Modern medicine has begun to recognize its importance, as indicated by the over 3000

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Bioethics: a look at animal testing in medicine and

(3 days ago) Methods. This review was based on a cross-sectional survey by Clemence and Leaman that analysed the importance of animal testing from two different aspects: medicine and cosmetics.The population consisted of individuals residing in the UK, and the sample size was 987 (= 0.03).

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A systematic review of quality of life research in

(1 days ago) QOL is a complex concept that is interpreted and defined differently within and between disciplines, including the fields of health and medicine. The aims of this study were to systematically review the literature on QOL in medicine and health research and to describe the country of origin, target groups, instruments, design, and conceptual issues.

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Single-cell RNA sequencing in cardiovascular development

(1 days ago) Single-cell RNA sequencing in cardiovascular development, disease and medicine. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2020 Aug;17 (8):457-473. doi: 10.1038/s41569-020-0359-y. Epub 2020 Mar 30.

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