Scientists figure out how to make ethanol from carbon dioxide; can we stop growing GMO corn for fuel now?
(Natural News) A recent study that was published on the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences website revealed a new way of producing ethanol without the need for corn or other crops, providing a new avenue for sustainable ethanol production. Vehicles in the United States run on a fuel blend consisting of 90 percent gasoline and 10 percent... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biotechnology Holds Promise for Protecting Forest Health
Biotechnology has the potential to be a part of the solution in protecting forest trees against destructive pest and disease outbreaks— which are predicted to increase because of climate change and expanded global trade and travel— but considerable investment is needed to further basic understanding of tree genetics, the effectiveness of biotechnology in mitigating forest threats, and impacts on ecosystems, says a new report from the National Academies. Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - January 8, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

2019 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education Awarded to Georgia Tech and Emory University Educators
The National Academy of Engineering announced today that the 2019 Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education will be awarded to Wendy Newstetter, Joseph Le Doux, and Paul Benkeser from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University"for fusing problem-driven engineering education with learning-science principles to create a pioneering program that develops leaders in biomedical engineering." The $500,000 annual award recognizes new methods and concepts in education aimed at developing engineering leaders. Read ...
Source: News from the National Academies - January 8, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Call for Nominations for 2019 Communication Awards
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine are now accepting nominations for the 2019 Communication Awards to recognize excellence in reporting and communicating science, engineering, and medicine to the public during 2018. Nominations must be submitted online no later than Feb. 8, 2019. The winners in four categories— book; film/radio/TV; newspaper/magazine; and online— will be honored in the fall at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - January 8, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Feeling Life Is Worthwhile Linked to Healthier Aging
TUESDAY, Jan. 8, 2019 -- The feeling that life is filled with worthwhile activities may promote healthier aging and help sustain meaningful relationships, according to a study published online Jan. 7 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Future of planet-cooling tech: Study creates roadmap for geoengineering research
(Cornell University) A new study, " Mission-Driven Research for Stratospheric Aerosol Geoengineering, " published in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, sets out to establish a roadmap for responsible exploration of geoengineering. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 8, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Flu Shot More Effective Than Nasal Vaccine For Kids, Study Finds
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) — When it comes to vaccinating yourself — or your kids — against the flu, there are two options in the United States: a traditional shot or a nasal spray. Yet among children, the nasal spray appeared to have reduced effectiveness against the flu, compared with the shot, in past flu seasons, according to a study published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday. That finding, which involved analyzing data from several previous studies, seems to align with existing research. “We were able to better describe vaccine effectiveness in age groups that the individual s...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Flu Flu Shot Flu Vaccine Source Type: news

These Are the Best Ways to Improve Your Memory
All day every day, your brain is bombarded with new information. Confronted with this tsunami of sensory and cerebral input, it’s no wonder much of it slips through your memory’s grasp. But if you feel like you’re forgetting more than you should—or if you just want to pump up your retention and recall—there are some science-backed ways to improve your memory. Start with exercise. A recent study appearing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that just 10 minutes of light exercise was enough to increase patterns of brain activity associated with memory improvements. This ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Brain Source Type: news

What Can Pharma Expect in 2019?
For those of us that use the Gregorian calendar, this time of year is one for reflection. We look back at the year just gone and forward to the year to come and, armed with a list of best-self resolutions, we step into January full of hope and intention.Like most years, 2018 was a busy one for the pharmaceutical industry – best characterized perhaps not as a year of radical change but as 12 months of under-the-surface action. (But if you disagree,please do let me know).To this editorial team it appears that companies are starting to get to grips with some of the big trends that have swept the industry over the past f...
Source: EyeForPharma - January 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: The eyeforpharma Editorial Team Source Type: news

Management of Nightmare Disorder in Adults Management of Nightmare Disorder in Adults
Review the options for nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic treatment of adult nightmare disorder as presented in a 2018 position paper by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

A little squid sheds light on evolution with bacteria
(University of Connecticut) In a new study published this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international team of researchers, led by UConn associate professor of molecular and cell biology Spencer Nyholm, sequenced the genome of this little squid to identify unique evolutionary footprints in symbiotic organs, yielding clues about how organs that house bacteria are especially suited for this partnership. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 7, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Being Bored Can Be Good for You —If You Do It Right. Here’s How
If you’re waiting for brilliance to strike, try getting bored first. That’s the takeaway of a study published recently in the journal Academy of Management Discoveries, which found that boredom can spark individual productivity and creativity. In the study, people who had gone through a boredom-inducing task — methodically sorting a bowl of beans by color, one by one — later performed better on an idea-generating task than peers who first completed an interesting craft activity. (The task: to come up with excuses for being late that wouldn’t make someone look bad.) The bored folks outperformed...
Source: TIME: Health - January 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Care for Your Incision After Surgery
-- As you recover from surgery, it is important to take care of your incision to minimize the risks of infection or excessive scarring, the American Academy of Family Physicians says. The academy urges you to call your doctor if your wound opens... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Century After the 1918 Flu Pandemic: Why Are We Still Concerned Today?
Source: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Health and Medicine Division (HMD). Published: 11/26/2018. A century after the 1918 flu pandemic wiped out more than 50 million people worldwide, this event from the National Academy of Medicine and the Forum on Microbial Threats discusses how to prepare for the next flu pandemic and prevent a global catastrophe. Speakers highlight progress in science, public health, global governance, and cross-sectoral alliances for pandemic flu preparedness. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pain and Symptom Management for People with Serious Illness in the Context of the Opioid Epidemic: A Workshop
Source: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Health and Medicine Division (HMD). Published: 11/29/2018. This workshop explored the tension between efforts to address the opioid epidemic and the resulting impact on access to pain medications for people facing serious illness. It examined the unintended consequences of the responses to the opioid epidemic for patients, families, communities, and clinicians, and considered potential policy opportunities to address them. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Readiness for Microbial Threats 2030: Exploring Lessons Learned Since the 1918 Influenza Pandemic - A Workshop
Discussions also touched on recent progress in global, regional, and national governance and public health capacities; challenges and opportunities with medical countermeasures; and tools to enhance detection, laboratory confirmation, and public communication in major diseas e outbreaks. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Century After the 1918 Flu Pandemic
Source: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Health and Medicine Division (HMD). Published: 11/26/2018. A century after the 1918 flu pandemic wiped out more than 50 million people worldwide, this event from the National Academy of Medicine and the Forum on Microbial Threats discusses how to prepare for the next flu pandemic and prevent a global catastrophe. Speakers highlight progress in science, public health, global governance, and cross-sectoral alliances for pandemic flu preparedness. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Readiness for Microbial Threats 2030
Discussions also touched on recent progress in global, regional, and national governance and public health capacities; challenges and opportunities with medical countermeasures; and tools to enhance detection, laboratory confirmation, and public communication in major diseas e outbreaks. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pain and Symptom Management for People with Serious Illness in the Context of the Opioid Epidemic
Source: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Health and Medicine Division (HMD). Published: 11/29/2018. This workshop explored the tension between efforts to address the opioid epidemic and the resulting impact on access to pain medications for people facing serious illness. It examined the unintended consequences of the responses to the opioid epidemic for patients, families, communities, and clinicians, and considered potential policy opportunities to address them. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

AAN Calls for Uniform Definition of Brain Death AAN Calls for Uniform Definition of Brain Death
The academy says a specific, uniform standard for the determination of brain death is critical to provide the highest quality patient-centered neurologic and end-of-life care.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Former Taiwanese National Academy Head Cleared of Corruption
Wong Chi-huey, who was the president of Academia Sinica until 2016, was found not guilty of taking bribes from a pharmaceutical company. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - January 3, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Innovators of Coronary Angioplasty Win 2019 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize
The National Academy of Engineering and Ohio University announced today that the 2019 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize will be given to Julio Palmaz, Leonard Pinchuk, John Simpson, Richard Schatz, and Paul Yock for innovations leading to the widespread adoption of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), previously known as angioplasty with stent or coronary angioplasty. The $500,000 biennial prize, which recognizes a bioengineering achievement that significantly improves the human condition, cites PCI for"seminal contributions to coronary angioplasty, enabling minimally invasive treatment of advanced coronary arte...
Source: News from the National Academies - January 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Health Tip: Risk Factors for Depression After Pregnancy
-- Some women react to the experience of pregnancy and childbirth with sadness, fear, anxiety and procrastination, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. The academy mentions these risk factors for developing depression during and after... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 3, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Having Trouble Swallowing?
-- A person may be diagnosed with dysphagia when there's trouble swallowing. Difficulty swallowing can be related to a tumor or a nerve system disorder, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery says. Symptoms may include... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 3, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Physician Well-being: Building on a Strong Foundation
AAFP News spoke with AAFP Senior Vice President for Education Clif Knight, M.D., about the Academy's ongoing plans to address family physicians'risk for burnout and promote physician well-being and resilience. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - January 2, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Mediterranean Diet Named Best Overall For 2019
By Sandee LaMotte, CNN (CNN) — If you’re a fan of the Mediterranean diet, get ready to do a victory dance. For the first time, the Mediterranean diet has won the gold as 2019’s best overall diet in rankings announced Wednesday by US News and World Report. The analysis of 41 eating plans also gave the Mediterranean diet the top spot in several subcategories: best diet for healthy eating, best plant-based diet, best diet for diabetes and easiest diet to follow. The high accolades are not surprising, as numerous studies found the diet can reduce the risk for diabetes, high cholesterol, de...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News best diets CNN Source Type: news

Peroneal Tendon Tears Peroneal Tendon Tears
What are the implications of peroneal muscle health with respect to tendon tear severity and treatment optimization?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

New mouse model reminiscent of Leigh syndrome sheds light on mechanisms of neurodegeneration
(VIB (the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology)) Leuven researchers led by professor Bart De Strooper (VIB-KU Leuven) have identified a new role for PARL, a protein that has been linked to Parkinson's disease. In this week's edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, they report that mice lacking PARL display specific problems in the nervous system reminiscent of Leigh syndrome instead. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A strict gluten-free diet may help protect against nerve pain
(Natural News) A preliminary study released by the American Academy of Neurology suggests that eliminating gluten completely from your diet may help prevent nerve pain in people with gluten sensitivity. Gluten sensitivity has been linked to peripheral neuropathy, a condition in which the peripheral nerves of an individual become damaged. This, in turn, causes weakness, numbness,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Airport Roles in Reducing Transmission of Communicable Diseases: Summary of a Workshop of the Airport Cooperative Research Program's 2018 Insight Event
Source: National Academies Press (NAP). Published: 2019. This 20-page report summarizes a Transportation Research Board event held on March 6-7, 2018, in Washington, DC, that discussed the roles of airports in reducing transmission of communicable diseases. Speakers represented the federal government, domestic and foreign airports, local public health agencies, an international aviation organization, and academia. The proceedings focused largely on strategies, best practices, and suggestions that pertain specifically to airports, as identified by the invited speakers. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disas...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Science During Crisis: Best Practices, Research Needs, and Policy Priorities
Source: American Academy of Arts& Sciences. Published: 2019. This 32-page report provides a concise analysis of the most pressing needs related to the practice of science during crisis and major disasters, including new research directions, procedural changes, and policy reforms. It draws on a workshop at which a diverse group of experts representing many fields gathered to share their knowledge and experience, and to debate what changes are needed to better enable scientists to contribute to the understanding and resolution of disasters. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - January 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Extinguishing the Fire of Burnout With Targeted, Innovative Solutions
According to the National Academy of Medicine, more than half of U.S. physicians experience substantial symptoms of burnout. “Burnout is an increasingly recognized phenomenon in the health care workplace, and current research suggests high rates of burnout pervading various medical professions and specialties,” said Lakshman Swamy, MD, MBA. Dr. Swamy will present the Closing Keynote on “Beyond Burnout: Practical Sol utions to Improve the Work” at AMDA — The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine’s annual conference in March. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - January 1, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Joanne Kaldy Source Type: news

Scientists produce 'designer triacylglycerols' in industrial microalgae
(Chinese Academy of Sciences Headquarters) A research team led by Prof. XU Jian from the Qingdao Institute of Bioenergy and Bioprocess Technology (QIBEBT), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), has discovered two novel diacylglyceryl transferases (DGAT2s) that preferentially attach LA and EPA, respectively, to the glycerol backbone to form TAGs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 31, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Review Highlights Lack of Tx Options for Prurigo Nodularis
FRIDAY, Dec. 28, 2018 -- A new review, published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, provides evidence-based guidance for practitioners treating the dermatologic condition prurigo nodularis and highlights gaps in treatment... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 28, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Health Tip: Nail Changes to Take Seriously
-- A change in your nails may be no cause for concern, but certain changes should be taken seriously, the American Academy of Dermatology says. The academy suggests visiting a dermatologist at the first sign of: A dark streak. This could be a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 28, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Reusable Elastomeric Respirators in Health Care: Considerations for Routine and Surge Use
Source: National Academies Press (NAP). Published: 12/2018. This 212-page report explores the potential for the use of elastomeric respirators in the U.S. health care system with a focus on the economic, policy, and implementation challenges and opportunities. It examines the practicability of elastomeric use in health care on a routine basis and during an influenza pandemic or other large aerosol-transmissible outbreak, when demand for respiratory protective devices by U.S. health care personnel may be larger than domestic supplies. It also addresses the issues regarding emergency stockpile management of elastomeric resp...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - December 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Children and Disasters: Disaster Phases
Source: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Published: 2018. This Web page provides definitions of and information about the phases of terrorism and disaster preparedness, and lists different types of disasters, some of which occur without warning, while others leave time for preparation. It discusses the unique needs of children in disasters, and the need to ensure children's needs are addressed in all disaster preparedness plans. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - December 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Children and Disasters
Source: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Published: 2018. This Web page provides definitions of and information about the phases of terrorism and disaster preparedness, and lists different types of disasters, some of which occur without warning, while others leave time for preparation. It discusses the unique needs of children in disasters, and the need to ensure children's needs are addressed in all disaster preparedness plans. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - December 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Reusable Elastomeric Respirators in Health Care
Source: National Academies Press (NAP). Published: 12/2018. This 212-page report explores the potential for the use of elastomeric respirators in the U.S. health care system with a focus on the economic, policy, and implementation challenges and opportunities. It examines the practicability of elastomeric use in health care on a routine basis and during an influenza pandemic or other large aerosol-transmissible outbreak, when demand for respiratory protective devices by U.S. health care personnel may be larger than domestic supplies. It also addresses the issues regarding emergency stockpile management of elastomeric resp...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - December 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Children in Border Patrol Custody Are Still at Risk Despite New Guidelines, Pediatricians Say
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has vowed to make “hands on” changes after a second migrant child died in its custody in less than three weeks. But pediatricians who have toured its facilities say the new guidelines may not be enough to prevent future deaths. The new guidelines, announced Wednesday, require more thorough medical screening of children after they are taken into custody. They also call for the deployment of additional border patrol agents with emergency management training to remote areas, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen said in a statement. U.S. Customs and Border Patr...
Source: TIME: Health - December 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized health Immigration onetime u.s. politics Source Type: news

New AAP Guideline Available for Infantile Hemangioma Treatment
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26, 2018 -- The American Academy of Pediatrics has developed its first guideline for the management of infantile hemangiomas (IHs); the clinical practice guideline was published online Dec. 24 in Pediatrics. Noting that IHs may occur... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 26, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Routine Radiographs After Lower Extremity Fracture Fixation Routine Radiographs After Lower Extremity Fracture Fixation
Radiographs are routinely obtained after surgical fixation of lower extremity fractures, but how clinically useful are they?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - December 26, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Kicking, yelling during sleep? Study finds risk factors for violent sleep disorder
(American Academy of Neurology) Taking antidepressants for depression, having post-traumatic stress disorder or anxiety diagnosed by a doctor are risk factors for a disruptive and sometimes violent sleep disorder called rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder, according to a study published in the Dec. 26, 2018, online issue of Neurology ® , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study also found men are more likely to have the disorder. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Disclosure of adolescent substance use in primary care: comparison of routine clinical screening and anonymous research interviews - Gryczynski J, Mitchell SG, Schwartz RP, Kelly SM, Dusek K, Monico L, O'Grady KE, Brown BS, Oros M, Hosler C.
PURPOSE: The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends substance use screening in adolescent primary care. Many studies of substance use prevalence and screening tool validation are conducted under research protocols that differ from routine clinical scree... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Health Tip: Strep Isn't an Ordinary Sore Throat
-- Most sore throats among infants, toddlers and preschoolers are caused by viral infections, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. No antibiotic should be given to treat this type of sore throat, since antibiotics only treat bacterial... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Preventing Nosebleeds
-- Since there are so many blood vessels in the nose and they are so close to the surface, they are relatively easy to injure and trigger a nosebleed, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. Nosebleeds are most often caused by dryness in the air... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AAP Guideline Urges Prompt Care for Infantile Hemangiomas AAP Guideline Urges Prompt Care for Infantile Hemangiomas
The American Academy of Pediatrics'clinical guideline for infantile hemangiomas recommends consultation and/or referral to specialty care in the first month of life for infants with high-risk lesions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

People in the News/Awards -- November/December
AAFP members frequently receive various honors or are named to leadership positions. During the past two months, a pair of Academy members were so recognized. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - December 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

AAP Recommends Broader Care for Kids With Special Needs AAP Recommends Broader Care for Kids With Special Needs
In new guidance, the American Academy of Pediatrics advises pediatric primary care and medical home teams to include psychosocial assessments and risk-mitigation strategies in care plans.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Avoid Hoarseness
-- Hoarseness tends to happen when there is a problem with the vocal cords, the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery says. Common reasons for hoarseness include laryngitis, non-cancerous vocal cord lesions, pre-cancerous or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 21, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news