Coronavirus live: UK business secretary ‘very concerned’ about food shortages; two more Tokyo athletes test positive
Kwasi Kwarteng could not confirm if food supply chain workers would be exempt from isolation rules; now 87 positive cases,say Games officialsStark silence in Tokyo speaks volumes about Olympic fears‘Never thought this would happen in France’: day one of vaccine passFiji records its highest number of weekly deaths from CovidSee all our coronavirus coverage7.59amBSTMore from theUK, business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has elaborated slightly on the plans for a fully-vaccinated critical workers exemption list, saying it will be “very narrow”.He told BBC Breakfast: “The list, I think, will be quite n...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 22, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Miranda Bryant (now) and Martin Farrer (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus Japan US news UK news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Feasibility of an Opioid-free Anaesthesia in Cardiac Surgery Feasibility of an Opioid-free Anaesthesia in Cardiac Surgery
Might a dexmedetomidine-based opioid-free anesthesia protocol in cardiac surgery patients result in lower postoperative morphine consumption and better postoperative outcomes?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 22, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

New research could help clear backlog of surgery since it shows use of airway device in anaesthetic procedures does not produce aerosols as previously thought
A new study by researchers from the University of Bristol could help to improve the efficiency of surgery and tackle the growing backlog of surgery caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 21, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, International, Publications, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

EMS Dental and Coastal Carolina Community College Team Up to Train the Next Generation of Biofilm Warriors
 Progressive Hygiene School Purchases Seven AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master Units to Teach its Students EMS Dental ’s Guided Biofilm Therapy Protocol  Nyon, Switzerland – July 2, 2021  – EMS Dental, the inventor and manufacturer of the synergistic components of the Guided Biofilm Therapy protocol (GBT®) recently installed seven AIRFLOW® Prophylaxis Master units at Coastal Carolina Community College in Onslow County, North Car...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 21, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Plasma Injection Therapy May Be Useless Against Achilles Tendon Pain
Title: Plasma Injection Therapy May Be Useless Against Achilles Tendon PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - July 20, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Transperineal Prostate Biopsy Safe, Effective Under Local Anesthesia Transperineal Prostate Biopsy Safe, Effective Under Local Anesthesia
Transperineal prostate biopsy with local anesthesia is safe and achieved similar outcomes to sedation in detecting clinically significant cancer in a small retrospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Radiology Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

What Causes Torticollis?
Title: What Causes Torticollis?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/26/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/19/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - July 19, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Fibrinogen or Cryoprecipitate for Acquired Hypofibrinogenemia Fibrinogen or Cryoprecipitate for Acquired Hypofibrinogenemia
This article explores the pros and cons of each option.Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - July 19, 2021 Category: Surgery Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Busted Ankle? What's Better, a Cast or Brace?
Title: Busted Ankle? What's Better, a Cast or Brace?Category: Health NewsCreated: 7/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/15/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - July 15, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Rahul Gupta to Be Nominated as Next U.S. Drug Czar
Gupta was the former health commissioner of West Virginia and is chief medical and health officer for the March of Dimes (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 15, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Gynecology, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Emergency Medicine, Institutional, Source Type: news

Rx Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Up Among Medicaid Enrollees
There are still considerable gaps in medication care, with Black enrollees having lower use than Whites (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Outcome of Spinal vs General Anesthesia in Revision THA Outcome of Spinal vs General Anesthesia in Revision THA
Revision total hip arthroplasties are commonly performed under general anesthesia in, but might spinal anesthesia provide a viable alternative?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Obstetric Anesthesia and Heart Disease Obstetric Anesthesia and Heart Disease
This clinical review answers practical questions regarding the anesthetic management of women with cardiac disease during pregnancy as well as in the peripartum and postpartum periods.Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Strange Object Lodged in Patient's Spine, Yet Jury Clears MD Strange Object Lodged in Patient's Spine, Yet Jury Clears MD
A trial reveals the source of a mysterious object left in a patient.Cooperative of American Physicians (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Article Source Type: news

No Evidence Muscle Relaxants Can Ease Low Back Pain
Title: No Evidence Muscle Relaxants Can Ease Low Back PainCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/9/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - July 12, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

The Effect of DEX on Intraoperative Blood Glucose Homeostasis The Effect of DEX on Intraoperative Blood Glucose Homeostasis
This study aimed to investigate the effect of intraoperative dexmedetomidine on glucose hemostasis in elderly patients.BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Treatment at Infusion Center Beneficial in Sickle Cell Disease
Outcomes significantly better for treatment of vaso - occlusive crises at infusion center versus emergency department (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Oncology, Pharmacy, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Many Youth With Blood Cancers Receive Intensive End - of - Life Care
Influencing factors include hospital size, insurance type, geographic region (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - July 6, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Pediatrics, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Interscalene brachial plexus block in arthroscopic shoulder surgery
(Compuscript Ltd) Announcing a new article publication for BIO Integration journal. In this article the authors Daowei Lin, Zhixiao Han, Yanni Fu, Xiaoqiu Zhu, Jin Li, Hui Xu, Jing Wen, Fei Wang and Mingyan Guo from Sun Yat-sen University, Guangdong, China, The First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan, China and University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA discuss how interscalene brachial plexus block combined with general anesthesia attenuates stress and inflammatory response in arthroscopic shoulder surgery. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The death of sodium pentothal: the rise and fall of an anesthetic turned lethal - Orkaby A, Desai SP.
For nearly a century, sodium pentothal was the undisputed king of anesthetics. Anesthesiologists were not, however, the sole consumers of pentothal, as psychiatrists used it to treat acute anxiety during psychoanalysis. The associated drug-induced inhibiti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Intraoperative Hypotension and MI Among High-Risk Patients Intraoperative Hypotension and MI Among High-Risk Patients
This study investigated whether intraoperative hypotension is independently associated with development of perioperative myocardial infarction in high-risk patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Oncotarget: General anesthesia for pancreatic cancer surgery
(Impact Journals LLC) The major finding of this Oncotarget study was perioperative tryptophan depletion and increased taurine synthesis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - July 5, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Differential pain presentations observed across post-traumatic stress disorder symptom trajectories after combat injury - Giordano NA, Richmond TS, Farrar JT, Buckenmaier CCT, Gallagher RM, Polomano RC.
This study evaluated the association between pain outcomes and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom trajectories after combat-related injury, while adjusting for receipt of regional anesthesia (RA) soon after injury. METHODS: Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Heron Therapeutics Announces U.S. Commercial Launch and Availability of ZYNRELEF(TM) for the Management of Postoperative Pain for up to 72 Hours
ZYNRELEF, the first and only extended-release local anesthetic, is now available in distribution channels Heron has deployed new acute care sales representatives across the U.S. SAN DIEGO, July 1, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- He... Biopharmaceuticals, Drug Delivery, Product Launch Heron Therapeutics, ZYNRELEF, bupivacaine, meloxicam (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - July 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Immediate vs. Early Epinephrine for Cardiopulmonary Arrest Immediate vs. Early Epinephrine for Cardiopulmonary Arrest
What is the optimum timing for the first dose of intravenous epinephrine in patients who suffer cardiopulmonary arrest?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 1, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

CBD Products Gain Following Among Fibromyalgia Patients
Title: CBD Products Gain Following Among Fibromyalgia PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/30/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/1/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - July 1, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic first to use next generation 4D ICE imaging to help patients with structural heart disease
Mayo Clinic recently became the first to use a next-generation 4D intracardiac echo (ICE) device in patients to guide heart procedures such as left atrial appendage closure, mitral valve repair and treatment of tricuspid valve regurgitation. The technology can also help physicians perform procedures without putting patients under general anesthesia. An echocardiogram is a noninvasive test that uses sound waves to produce detailed images of the heart's size, structure and function, as well as detailed images of… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 1, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Konica Minolta signs ultrasound distributor
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas has signed on Mercury Medical as a distributo...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: MXR Imaging chooses Konica Minolta for program Konica Minolta partners with nVoq Konica Minolta, Amazon partner on data platform Konica unveils AeroDR X90 x-ray system at ECR 2021 Konica Minolta, Medovate promote regional anesthetic (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 30, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Total Opioid Rx Down for Children, Young Adults in the U.S.
However, opioids still commonly dispensed, with high - risk prescribing practices suspected in young children (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 28, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Surgery, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Post - COVID - 19 Symptoms Are Common, Affecting 23.2 Percent
50 percent of patients hospitalized with COVID - 19 and 19 percent of asymptomatic patients had at least one post - COVID - 19 condition (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - June 28, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Cardiology, Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Institutional, Source Type: news

Anesthesia and Surgery During Interplanetary Spaceflight Anesthesia and Surgery During Interplanetary Spaceflight
How will crews on the surface of Mars or the Moon handle a severe surgical emergency? This paper details the factors that would impact the management of a serious medical emergency in such a scenario.Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Electroconvulsive therapy for a patient with suicide by drinking bleach during treatment of CoViD-19: a case report - Hassani V, Amniati S, Kashaninasab F, Niakan M, Moradi Moghadam O, Jafarian AA, Farahmand Rad R, Sehat-Kashani S, Habibi A.
In this study, the most common indication for ECT was mood disorder (major depressive disorder and bipolar I disorder). We introduce a pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 26, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Liposomal Bupivacaine vs Conventional Local Agents Liposomal Bupivacaine vs Conventional Local Agents
In what ways does liposomal bupivacaine compare with conventional local anesthetics in regional anesthesia?Anesthesia & Analgesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Anesthesia Machines to Ventilate Patients With COVID-19 Anesthesia Machines to Ventilate Patients With COVID-19
Due to shortages, in some cases anesthesia machines have been used as alternatives to traditional ICU mechanical ventilators in COVID-19 patients. How did this impact outcomes?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

MRI shows gadolinium-based contrast elimination is greater after sleep
Brain MRI shows that gadolinium-based contrast clears from patients' glymphati...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Macrocyclic gadolinium contrast not to blame for brain deposits DTI-MRI shows effects of anesthesia on brain's white matter Gadolinium breast MRI screening OK for healthy women Gadolinium in gliomas, adjacent tissue raises questions MRI shows side sleeping may prevent neurological disease (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 23, 2021 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Janssen Submits New Drug Application to U.S. FDA for XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) to Help Prevent and Treat Blood Clots in Pediatric Patients
RARITAN, NJ, June 23, 2021 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today it has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) in pediatric patients. The NDA seeks two pediatric indications: treatment of venous thromboembolism (VTE, or blood clots) and reduction in the risk of recurrent VTE in patients aged birth to less than 18 years of age after at least five days of initial parenteral anticoagulant treatment; and thromboprophylaxis (prevention of blood clots) in patients aged 2 years and older with co...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Expert Offers 10'Tips and Tricks' for Everyday Cosmetic Practice Expert Offers 10'Tips and Tricks' for Everyday Cosmetic Practice
Recommendations include setting realistic expectations, using proper anesthesia, and considering combination treatments.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - June 22, 2021 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy Aids Spinal Metastasis Pain
Complete response rate improved compared with conventional external beam radiotherapy (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - June 21, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Oncology, Radiology, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

Blood Shortage Causes Surgery Delays in New England
Title: Blood Shortage Causes Surgery Delays in New EnglandCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/21/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/21/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 21, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Remimazolam Besylate vs. Propofol During Hysteroscopy Remimazolam Besylate vs. Propofol During Hysteroscopy
Might remimazolam besylate be a safer alternative for anesthesia during hysteroscopy, with fewer adverse effects than propofol?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Pain Expectations Before Surgery Can Be a Self-fulfilling Prophecy Pain Expectations Before Surgery Can Be a Self-fulfilling Prophecy
A new study finds that patients who believe that their pain will get worse after surgery could be at higher risk of developing long-lasting postsurgical pain.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news

Severity of Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms Tied to Race/Ethnicity
African American, Hispanic American race/ethnicity associated with greater disability, symptom severity in multiple sclerosis (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 16, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Anesthesiology & amp; Pain, Journal, Source Type: news

FDA Approves Rezipres (ephedrine hydrochloride injection) for Hypotension During Anesthesia
DEER PARK, Ill., June 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eton Pharmaceuticals, Inc (Nasdaq: ETON) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Rezipres (ephedrine hydrochloride injection) for the treatment of clinically... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - June 15, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Doctors May Be Overprescribing Opioids After Surgeries
Title: Doctors May Be Overprescribing Opioids After SurgeriesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General)
Source: MedicineNet Chronic Pain General - June 14, 2021 Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: news

Defending science and the First Amendment, ASA asks judge to dismiss Pacira's lawsuit
(American Society of Anesthesiologists) ASA asked United States District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo on June 11 to see the 'trade libel' suit filed by Pacira BioSciences two months ago for what it is: an egregious and unjustified public relations campaign that seeks to chill scientific research and debate about Pacira's controversial drug EXPAREL (liposomal bupivacaine). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Palaeontologist, infectious disease mathematical modeller, anaesthetist and ecologist receive Queen ’ s Birthday Honours
University of Bristol academics Professor Mike Benton, Dr Ellen Brooks Pollock, Professor Tim Cook and Professor Jane Memmott have all received awards in this year ’ s Queen ’ s Birthday Honours list which recognises the achievements and service of people across the UK. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - June 11, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Grants and Awards, International, Research, Announcements, Staff notices; Press Release Source Type: news

Effect of working four night shifts on driving performance and risk behaviour in traffic of anaesthesiology residents: a cross-over study - Barends C, Wever M, Domburg J, Wietasch G, Huitema R.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

‘You clipped your wings to let us fly’
When Gabriela  López underwent open-heart surgery at age 12, no one prepared her for the agonizing pain she would suffer afterward. Once she awoke from anesthesia, she was terrified to see a thick tube protruding from her chest and to feel staples under her skin.None of her surgeons had explained the procedure in Spanish to her parents, who had immigrated from Mexico City. L ópez, who was born in the U.S., often served as her parents’ translator.That experience propelled L ópez, now 31, to pursue a career in medicine. The new graduate of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 10, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

'Laughing Gas' May Help Tough-to-Treat Depression
New research suggests the anesthetic known as "laughing gas" might be a safe and effective alternative when antidepressants fail help hard-to-treat depression. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sleuth's Work Has Led to the ID of Hundreds of Fraudulent Papers Sleuth's Work Has Led to the ID of Hundreds of Fraudulent Papers
John Loadsman has been the canary in the coal mine of the anesthesiology literature.Retraction Watch (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology News Source Type: news