How to Post a Spot Diagnosis Case on MedShr

MedShr Clinical Case Discussion Tips: Spot Diagnosis

Did you know that posting a “Spot Diagnosis” is one of the best ways to start a case discussion on MedShr?  These bite-sized cases take just a minute or two to post, but add value to the global medical community in a unique way. Here’s why: They remove the language barrier, making it easier for…

Bold Health Partners with the University of Pennsylvania for Clinical Trial of Its Zemedy IBS App

The School of Arts and Science of the prestigious University of Pennsylvania invites participants to a waitlist randomised control trial investigating the potential benefits of the Zemedy mobile app in patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). “We have been tremendously fortunate to partner with Dr Hunt in both creating the innovative intervention based on her research…

Medical Quiz Challenge

Mini Medical Quiz Challenge

Doctors and nurses - We recently launched a new group for students, giving them the opportunity to test their knowledge of anatomy, endocrinology, oncology and more through mini medical quizzes created by other students. It’s been more popular than we ever expected, with thousands of medical students around the world taking part. We’re now challenging…

MedShr News: It’s about the talk, not the tech

This Autumn has been a whirlwind for MedShr, with an exciting award nomination recognising MedShr’s social impact, the opportunity to be part of the prestigious Vienna Health Hub, and our name on the list of the UK’s top tech scale-up businesses.  As a “tech scale-up”, it’s easy enough to imagine that our accomplishments have been…

Medical Student Competition: “Spot Diagnosis” Cases

We’re challenging students to post a Spot Diagnosis for a chance to be featured on MedShr and to win a $100 Amazon gift card.  Learn more / Enter now Good luck - we look forward to seeing your entries! Competition Terms and Conditions This competition is open to medical students who are verified MedShr members. MedShr…

MedShr’s Highlights from ESC Congress 2019

By George Ulmann - Reporter, MedShr More than 30,000 cardiovascular specialists attended Paris over five days to discuss the entire spectrum of cardiovascular medicine. The spotlight this year was on Global Cardiovascular Health, as ESC partnered with the World Heart Federation (WHF). A key highlight of the conference was the six Hot Line sessions, which…

The role of digital case discussion in haemophilia care

A virtual ‘grand round’, multidisciplinary input on the go, and clinical support for health workers in developing countries. We explore how digital case discussion can support haemophilia practice. Check out the full article for the Blood Health 2019 campaign here: https://www.healthawareness.co.uk/haematology/the-role-of-digital-case-discussion-in-haemophilia-care/ Digital case discussion Case based discussion is central to how clinicians learn and improve…

TCT 2019: Join the discussion on MedShr

MedShr will be joining CRF at TCT 2019 in San Francisco, California, as the world’s premier educational meeting in interventional cardiology enters its 31st year. TCT has been at the centre of cutting-edge educational content for over 30 years, showcasing the latest advances in current therapies and clinical research. TCT 2019 promises to be an…

The Cardiovascular Effects of GLP-1 Receptor Agonists: A Literature Review

By Veron V. Yala MD, Advanced DOH (JLI) and MSc Diabetes (USW) I. Background  Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a complex metabolic disorder that occurs when there is a rise in glycaemia secondary to the inability of the pancreas to produce enough insulin or the inability to use it effectively (IDF, 2017).  The prevalence of diabetes…

TAVR Indication Expanded to Low-Risk Patients

Last week, Evolut and Sapien 3 transcatheter heart valves received expanded indication for use in low risk patients. The FDA approved this expanded indication following results from the Evolut low risk and PARTNER 3 trials which showed TAVR to be at least equivalent to surgery in the treatment of low-risk patients with aortic stenosis. This…