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The Curious Beginnings of 5 Common Surgical Tools

The Curious Beginnings of 5 Common Surgical Tools

The Mother Nature Network posted an article about how surgical stapling and anesthesia are common sights in a modern operating room, but it wasn’t always that way. Some of these tools and processes have interesting and even downright weird origin stories.  Learn more about how one surgeon’s hungry pet monkey helped him invent absorbable sutures.  LearnMore
Recent Developments in HIV Prevention Research

Recent Developments in HIV Prevention Research

Dr. Anthony Fauci explains the developments made in HIV prevention research. Visit http://harrisonsIM.com to watch more videos from Dr. Fauci and the authors of the 18th edition of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine.  LearnMore

Video: Current Scope of the HIV Pandemic

Dr. Anthony Fauci explains the current scope of the HIV pandemic, domestically and globally. Visit HarrisonsIM.com to watch more videos from Dr. Fauci and the authors of the 18th edition of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine.  LearnMore
New Findings Spark Debate Over Prostate Cancer Prevention Measures

New Findings Spark Debate Over Prostate Cancer Prevention Measures

In the battle against Prostate Cancer, a malignancy diagnosed in one out of six American men, can the best preventative moves be the ones you don’t make?  LearnMore

“A Most Exciting Story”: Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Multiple Sclerosis

Dr. Stephen Hauser, one of the world’s leading authorities on Multiple Sclerosis, discusses important new findings that link Vitamin D deficiency to the development of MS — as well as their significant implications for the prevention and management of the disease.  LearnMore

Information Technology in Patient Care

After many decades of trailing other sectors of the economy, health care and health professional education have embraced information technology as a strategic resource in the last decade. Computers and the Internet have become standard means for performing other information-intensive, high-consequence activities. Most of the population now uses computers for planning travel, banking, bill payment,...  LearnMore

Diagnostic Testing & Medical Decision Making

The clinician’s main task is to make reasoned decisions about patient care despite incomplete clinical information and uncertainty about clinical outcomes. Although data elicited from the history and physical examination are often sufficient for making a diagnosis or for guiding therapy, more information may be required. In these situations, clinicians often turn to diagnostic tests...  LearnMore
Viral Video: Dr. Anthony Fauci on "The Colbert Report"

Viral Video: Dr. Anthony Fauci on “The Colbert Report”

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of NAIAD and co-author of Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine visits “The Colbert Report” to brief Steven Colbert on the serious business of public health policy and the battle against infectious diseases.  LearnMore