Medical Innovations
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Science and Biotech Need to Engage More to Win Public Trust

Conor McKechnie - March 19, 2013

I will be speaking at BioWales on Tuesday, which is an honour.This is something like what I am going to say.  I will be speaking at BioWales…

World #AIDS Day  –  Stunning Image of HIV Invading a Cell.
Specialties
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Specialties
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World #AIDS Day – Stunning Image of HIV Invading a Cell.

Conor McKechnie - December 2, 2012

In 1988 on the forst World Aids Day, I was sixteen and was chosen by school, with 3 friends, to attend an AIDS awareness event in London.…

Public Health
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Everything We Know in Health is Wrong. Medicine is a Science, Not Dogma. #askforevidence

Conor McKechnie - November 29, 2012

Reading the BMJ today I was struck by a number of stories that appear to tell us that nothing is what we think it is in medical…

Medical Innovations
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Chancellor Hints at Regenerative Medicine #regenmed Anouncement

Conor McKechnie - November 10, 2012

This is extracted from Osborne's speech today on science and its importance to the UK. This section is where he speaks about regenerative medicine. Note the comment…

Public Health
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More Health & Science Literacy, Please

Conor McKechnie - November 8, 2012

I was fortunate enough to be part of a workshop today looking at the issues around broadening the adoption of genomics in the health system in the…

If Doctors Demand Evidence and Med-Tech & Pharma Provide it, Health Care Might Cost Less
Business
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Business
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If Doctors Demand Evidence and Med-Tech & Pharma Provide it, Health Care Might Cost Less

Conor McKechnie - July 3, 2012

Many say medical practice is out of balance and that this lack of balance, even with much needed reform, is going to bankrupt healthcare systems in the…

The Irony of Workplace Wellness
Wellness
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Wellness
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The Irony of Workplace Wellness

Conor McKechnie - May 31, 2012

 The cycle:    The cycle:  1. Work and the workplace environment causes STRESS.Unreasonable expectations, caustic management styles and a recession weary workforce has made the American workplace one of…

Euro Health Consumer Index 2012 Shows #Prevention is the Way Forward, of Course
Global Healthcare
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Global Healthcare
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Euro Health Consumer Index 2012 Shows #Prevention is the Way Forward, of Course

Conor McKechnie - May 23, 2012

Euro Health Consumer Index 2012The Euro Health Consumer Index takes a consumer and patient perspective in ranking EU health systems. Euro Health Consumer Index 2012The Euro Health…

Business
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Listen Here! Should We Bribe People to be Healthy? The Philosophical Argument – a Brilliant Debate

Conor McKechnie - April 18, 2012

 If you listen to anything today, make it this: I have listened to this 3 times already - it's brilliant. Eminent Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel and…

Possibly the Best #Health Advice You Could Get!
Global Healthcare
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Global Healthcare
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Possibly the Best #Health Advice You Could Get!

Conor McKechnie - March 2, 2012

  I'm reading The Patient Paradox - about the medicalisation of the healthy.  McCartney is a GP and she puts this so simply and eloquently, I had to…