Read article – Cites data conducted by researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine that found that approximately 700,000 adults in the U.S. have a stroke and 80% of all strokes are ischemic.
Articles by: Geisel Communications
Read article – Quotes Brian O’Sullivan, professor of pediatrics, from an editorial he published to accompany a report on the results of a the BEST-1study—which the editorial called “a three-arm, double-dummy, randomized placebo-controlled trial of amoxicillin–clavulanate or azithromycin versus placebo.” (O’Sillivan’s editorial was published in The Lancet.)
Read article – Quotes Adrienne Faerber, lecturer for The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about a study that found that drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they used to. (Picked up by CNBC, NBC News, ABC News, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Business Insider, Vindy, and many more.)
Read article – Continued coverage of comments by Adrienne Faerber, lecturer for The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about a study that found that drug companies are still raising prices for brand-name prescription medicines, just not as often or by as much as they used to.
Read article – A news brief about a study conducted by researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and The Mongan Institute at Massachusetts General Hospital that found that the Reducing Avoidable Facility Transfers (RAFT) model reduced emergency department transfers and hospitalizations among skilled nursing facility residents by more than a third.
Read article – A profile of Michael Bell, MED ’85, who has spent three decades as a medical examiner, the last 14 in Palm Beach County, Fla.
Read article – A profile of Peter J. Allen, MED ’93, who recently stepped down as chairman of the board of the MDI Biological Laboratory (MDIBL), but will remain on the board.
Read article – An opinion piece by Anna M. Adachi-Mejia, associate professor of community and family medicine, The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, and of pediatrics, in which she shares tips on how to productively run meetings. “As the meeting driver, steer the meeting in the direction it needs to go during the minutes allotted, adjust to the traffic you encounter along the way, and help your passengers to feel welcome. Skimping one of those three areas will limit potential productivity and attendee satisfaction,” says Adachi-Mejia.
Read article – Quotes Barbara Jobst, the Louis and Ruth Frank Professor of Neurosciences, about a new study that provides a proof of concept that inhaled alprazolam could potentially be a useful tool for stopping seizures. “The small study of the inhaled drug was definitely a step in the right direction, but we can’t conclude that seizures would be reduced in the same way epileptiform activity was, though there is some correlation between the two,” says Jobst.
Read article – A feature story about Bailey Johnson, a data assistant at the Geisel School of Medicine, who founded Bluum Zine—an online-only publication dedicated to showcasing the art and written works of queer creatives. Johnson was inspired to start the publication after watching many of her peers at the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vt., pursue their passion projects.