2014 has been declared European Year of the Brain by the European Brain Council. It also marks the one hundred and tenth anniversary of the first description of the term ‘epileptologist’ by US doctor, William Spratling, who is also considered the US’s first epileptologist. For the first time, the treatment of epilepsy was designated a specialism. This, together with the first descriptions of epilepsy being associated with the brain, ushered in the modern era of epilepsy.
06 March, 2014
Health Fabric will launch the Blue Button Concept at the Health and Care Innovation Expo 2014, which takes place in Manchester, on March 3rd and 4th. Health Fabric has worked with NHS England to enable the ‘Blue Button’ concept, orginally from the US, which allows patients to share their information. This is done by implementing the ‘Standard Clinical Headings’ – formally known as the Clinical Documentation and Generic Record Standards (CDGRS).
05 March, 2014
Research that has for the first time successfully grown “mini-livers” from adult mouse stem cells has won the UK’s international prize for the scientific and technological advance with the most potential to replace, reduce or refine the use of animals in science (the 3Rs).
01 March, 2014