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NLM taps EHRs, FHIR to improve sharing of medical research data

The National Library of Medicine is developing analysis tools to mine electronic health records to help discover adverse drug reactions, identify promising drug targets and detect transplant rejection earlier. Director Patricia Flatley Brennan told a House appropriations subcommittee late last month that NLM is working on tools to facilitate research use of HL7’s Fast Healthcare… Read More »

Australia to fund research on medicinal cannabis as demand grows

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia will provide A$ 3 million ($ 2.03 million) for research on the use of cannabis to help cancer patients, its health minister said on Sunday, as the demand for medicinal cannabis products grows rapidly. FILE PHOTO: An employee tends to medical cannabis plants at Pharmocann, an Israeli medical cannabis company in… Read More »

Tone deaf promotion of very early research on smartphone app for kids’ ear fluid

May 17, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is founder and publisher of HealthNewsReview.org. STAT does some great stuff.  And some clunkers.  They get enough praise for the great stuff, but not enough scrutiny of the clunkers.  This is one such example. A story based on very preliminary research touted the early work in very… Read More »