Tag Archives: Medicine

‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough – The Guardian

Genetics ‘Living medicine’ helps make toxic ammonia breakthrough Using genetically modified bugs to prolong life was ‘fanciful’ until recently, says scientist A “living medicine” made from genetically modified bugs has prolonged the lives of animals with severe metabolic disease in a landmark test of the treatment. Researchers created the medicine by making a common strain… Read More »

Viagra Announces Real Medicine That Gave Customers Erections Was Confidence All Along – The Onion

NEW YORK—In a surprise announcement Tuesday, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer revealed that the blockbuster drug Viagra contained absolutely no active ingredients and that, all along, “the real medicine” that had been giving its users erections was confidence. “While many of our customers thought they were taking a PDE5 inhibitor to encourage blood flow to the penis,… Read More »

At UChicago Medicine, patient satisfaction scores soar with digital rounds

At UChicago Medicine, paper-based nurse rounding was not fully capturing patients’ and families’ feedback at the point of care. THE PROBLEM The paper documentation was not readily accessible to the entire care team, and it was difficult to use in follow-up calls with patients after discharge. The paper-based rounding method did not enhance the patient… Read More »