Category: News & Features

The Doctor-AI Relationship: Medicine in a Digital World

The Doctor-AI Relationship: Medicine in a Digital World

Dr Isabel Straw gives us a fascinating insight into the world of medical AI, including some of its ethical dilemmas, as well as her incredible career so far.

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International Photography Competition 2022 – Sustainable Adventure Award

International Photography Competition 2022 – Sustainable Adventure Award

International Photography Competition 2022 – Sustainable Adventure Award

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The Climate Crisis is also a Health Crisis

The Climate Crisis is also a Health Crisis

The climate crisis is also a health crisis. Sustainability has become a buzz word but what are the goals and realistic suggestions for reaching them?

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Conference workshops with the crags in Holyrood Park behind. Image credit: Alice Dullehan

World Extreme Medicine Conference Review 2021: A New World Awaits

It boasts an impressive array of speakers, a schedule packed full of talks to inspire, and diverse workshops that’ll equip you with new skills. It’s sure to appeal to anybody with an interest in practising adventurous medicine, be that expedition work, humanitarian medicine, military or disaster relief. Here’s our review of the 2021 event.

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The Shift Extension

The Shift Extension

Introducing our friends at The Shift Extension. A free-to-access, open-sourced publication for paramedics.

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Adventure Medic at the Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards

Adventure Medic at the Healthcare & Pharmaceutical Awards

Adventure Medic awarded “Best Online Specialist Healthcare Publication 2021”.

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The Physiological Society – Virtual COP26 Hub

The Physiological Society – Virtual COP26 Hub

‘Physiologists are playing a key role in delivering on the mitigation and adaption goals for COP26. From furthering our understanding of adaption to heat and extreme weather, to maximising human health while reducing food and agricultural emissions, physiological research is helping the fight against climate change.’ – Excerpt from The Physiological Society, COP26 Hub. In light of the recent COP-26 […]

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Dr Claire Crichton, ED registrar SE Scotland, and Christopher Linda, Clinical Manager at St Benedictine's Hospital, with Phindile Khumalo and Mom Ntshosho

Living Positively with HIV

In 2016 Phindile Khumalo and her colleague Mom Ntshosho founded Amaqhawe, a support group for children and adolescents living with HIV. Since its inception the group has not only achieved increased compliance with antiretrovirals medications, but also provided financial support to its participants, enabling them to remain at school.

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Duraphat 5000 – The Secret Dental Elixir For Endurance Athletes

Duraphat 5000 – The Secret Dental Elixir For Endurance Athletes

Dr Burjor Langdana takes us through the problems with dental hygiene during endurance sports and expeditions. The Colgate Duraphat 5000 toothpaste’s high fluoride content helps to mitigate these risks and can help prevent both dental cavities and gum disease.

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COVID-Safe Expeditions

COVID-Safe Expeditions

The RGS Expedition Medicine Advisory Group discusses considerations for companies and participants, alongside pragmatic suggestions and protocols to prioritise COVID-safe travel.

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