Tag Archives: Clinic

Over 100 People Die of AIDS-Related Illness Each Year at This U.S. Clinic

At an HIV/AIDS clinic in Atlanta, over 100 people die of causes related to the virus each year—and most of them are young, reports The Independent in a profile on the Ponce De Leon Center. “The numbers alone are certainly astonishing,” Jonathan Colasanti, MD, MSPH, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infection… Read More »

Eko and Mayo Clinic Working on Automated Cardiac Screening Tool

Eko, the company that makes smart electronic stethoscopes that we’re very fond of and which is sponsoring our popular Medgadget 2018 Sci-Fi Writing Contest, has now partnered with the Mayo Clinic to develop automated tools to screen patients for heart conditions. Initially, they’re focusing the attention on spotting low ejection fraction, an indication of a weak… Read More »