Chemist and nanoscientist Chad Mirkin receives 2020 AAAS Philip Hauge Abelson Prize
(American Association for the Advancement of Science) Chad Mirkin, director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology at Northwestern University, is the winner of the 2020 Philip Hauge Abelson Prize, which is presented by the American Association for the Advancement of Science to a scientist or public servant who has contributed significantly to the advancement of science in the United States. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 23, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Niels Geijsen appointed new co-editor-in-chief of StemJournal
(IOS Press) StemJournal is pleased to announce the expansion of its editorial leadership with the appointment of Niels Geijsen, Ph.D., as new Co-Editor-in-Chief. Niels joins Chad Cowan, Ph.D., who has served as Editor-in-Chief since the journal launched at the beginning of 2019. Together they will guide the development of this open access, peer-reviewed journal in its mission to provide cutting-edge, high quality content to the global stem cell research community. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

CEO Awards: Chad Trull, HighFive Dental LLC
Chad Trull of HighFive Dental LLC is an honoree in the 2019 CEO Awards. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 9, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

CEO Awards: Chad Trull, HighFive Dental LLC
Chad Trull of HighFive Dental LLC is an honoree in the 2019 CEO Awards. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chad Robins led Adaptive Biotechnologies through a huge 2019
Adaptive Biotechnologies is the first company CEO Chad Robins has taken through an IPO. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 17, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

Chad Robins led Adaptive Biotechnologies through a huge 2019
Adaptive Biotechnologies is the first company CEO Chad Robins has taken through an IPO. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Megan Campbell Source Type: news

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 – African Region
This report provides a situational update on current cVDPV2 outbreaks in newly affected countries in Africa. No wild poliovirus has been detected on the continent since September 2016. In West Africa and the Lake Chad sub-region, a cVDPV2 outbreak originating from Jigawa state, Nigeria, continues to spread. Following detection of this outbreak in Cameroon, Ghana, Benin and the Republic of Niger earlier this year and in 2018, the virus has now been detected in Chad, Togo and C ôte d’Ivoire. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - November 29, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

More Appropriate Prostate Cancer Tx Seen at Multidisciplinary Clinic
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 20, 2019 -- Receiving care at a multidisciplinary (MultiD) clinic facilitates adherence to evidence-based national treatment guidelines for prostate cancer, according to a study published online Nov. 19 in Cancer. Chad Tang, M.D.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 20, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Africa: Sahel Women's Project Shows Encouraging Results in West, Central Regions
[allAfrica] Nairobi -After five years of implementation, the Women's Empowerment and Demographic Dividend in the Sahel program is producing satisfactory results. Authorities of the beneficiary countries  Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Ivory Coast and Chad, told participants at a session on Demographic Dividend in the Sahel was held on November 13 in Nairobi. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 18, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Survivor shares his story of hope after two suicide attempts (video)
Chad Simpson attempted suicide twice years ago. His first suicide attempt came at age 17; his next one was at age 25. During that time, Simpson decided to try inpatient treatment at Atrium Health for mental illness. “I can’t imagine I would’ve had a chance of surviving if I hadn’t gone to an inpatient facility,” he says now, 15 years later. The treatment made him feel better in a short amount of time, and he hopes that others who experience suicidal thoughts will enter a facility and that… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 1, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Power Players 2019: Chad Setliff
Setliff is currently overseeing the implementation of a 12-year, $181 million project including upgrades and renovations to the flagship Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 31, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Power Players 2019: Chad Setliff
Setliff is currently overseeing the implementation of a 12-year, $181 million project including upgrades and renovations to the flagship Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chad: New Project Launched to Help Chadian Farmers Adapt to Climate Change and Boost the Agriculture Sector
[IFAD] A new ?81.9 million project will help more than 1 million vulnerable small-scale farmers in Chad improve their incomes and food security and boost an underperforming agricultural sector hampered by recurrent droughts and rain-fed farming practices. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Heartbeat Labs Hired Babylon Health's Chief Experience Officer
The Berlin-based digital health platform Heartbeat Labs hired Chad Jennings as Chief Product Officer (CPO). Chad is a product and design leader with twenty years of experience at the intersection of product, design, brand, user experience, and technology. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 18, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Mia Farrow visits Chad to promote new approach to hunger
Mia Farrow visits Chad to promote new approach to treating malnutrition that affects millions (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Can a 4,815-Mile Wall of Trees Help Curb Climate Change in Africa?
The seedlings are ready. One hundred and fifty thousand shoots of drought-resistant acacia, hardy baobab and Moringa spill out of their black plastic casings. The ground has been prepared with scores of kilometer-long furrows leading to a horizon studded with skeletal thorn trees. It’s early August, and in less than a week, 399 volunteers from 27 countries will arrive in this remote corner of northern Senegal to participate in one of the world’s most audacious efforts to combat the effects of climate change: an $8 billion plan to reforest 247 million acres of degraded land across the width of Africa, stretching...
Source: TIME: Science - September 12, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker / Mbar Toubab, Senegal Tags: Uncategorized Africa Climate 2019 climate change Source Type: news

Meet 15 Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change
From sinking islands to drought-ridden savannas, women bear an outsize burden of the global—warming crisis, largely because of gender inequalities. In many parts of the world, women hold traditional roles as the primary caregivers in families and communities, and, as the main providers of food and fuel, are more vulnerable when flooding and drought occur; the U.N. estimates 80% of those who have been displaced by climate change are women. Given their position on the front line of the climate-change battle, women are uniquely situated to be agents of change—to help find ways to mitigate the causes of global warm...
Source: TIME: Science - September 12, 2019 Category: Science Authors: TIME Staff Tags: Uncategorized Climate 2019 climate change Source Type: news

Cameroon: Cameroon and the Lake Chad Region - How to Stem the Spread of Cholera
[MSF] The north of Cameroon is facing an outbreak of cholera, with an increase in the number of cases reported since May 2019. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Chad: An Epidemiological Response to Cholera in the Lake Chad Basin
[MSF] The rainy season arrived several weeks ago in West and Central Africa, bringing with it seasonal diseases. Cases of cholera have already been identified in northern Cameroon, where M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is carefully monitoring the situation. A team of epidemiologists in Dakar is supporting MSF in response to this latest outbreak and other regional epidemics. Epidemiologist Franck Ale explains the challenges of their work. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Formative psychosocial evaluation using dynamic networks: trauma, stressors, and distress among Darfur refugees living in Chad - Mootoo C, Fountain C, Rasmussen A.
BACKGROUND: Research on the impact of various types of stressors on refugee wellbeing may not readily inform those designing interventions about the supports that will be most helpful in particular settings. Composite variables used in psychosocial researc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Central Africa: Dozens Dead in Lake Chad Cholera Outbreaks
[CAJ News] Abuja -AN outbreak of cholera has claimed the lives of at least 39 people in the Lake Chad Basin since the beginning of 2019. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 5, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kulzer Helps Texas Inmates Rediscover Solid Food...and Their Smiles
cara®Scan 4.0, cara®Print 4.0 and Kulzer make 3D-printed dentures feasible for edentulous inmates South Bend, IN/7.25.2019.Kulzer, a global leader in dental materials, announced today that its cara Scan 4.0 and cara Print 4.0 are now making it possible for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice to provide dentures to edentulous inmates in an affordable and timely manner. Until 2003, the Texas prison system routinely provided dentures for edentulous inmates through an in-house vocational program that fabricated them on site. But as the state ’s prisons came out from under federal oversight, that pr...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 31, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 – African Region
The summaries below provide a situational update on circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) outbreaks in the WHO African and Eastern Mediterranean regions. No wild poliovirus has been detected on the African continent since September 2016. In the Lake Chad Basin (LCB) sub-region, multiple cVDPV2 outbreaks continue to spread. All the countries that comprise the sub-region (Niger, Cameroon, and Nigeria) have reported outbreaks in either human or environmental samples. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - July 31, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Perhaps the best dinosaur fossil ever discovered. So why has hardly anyone seen it?
A Montana rancher found two skeletons in combat – the Dueling Dinosaurs. But who do they belong to, and will the public ever see them?The early June morning in Montana was already very hot and dry by 7.30, when Clayton Phipps and his friend, Mark Eatman, set out to search for fossils. Phipps, a rancher who calls himself the Dino Cowboy, was wearing his trademark black felt Stetson cattleman hat.The two had gone bone collecting before, but they were joined on this day for the first time by Phipps ’s cousin, Chad O’Connor. The trio fanned out to hike through the badlands of what they thought was the Judith ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 18, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Phillip Pantuso Tags: Dinosaurs Fossils Science Biology Montana US news Source Type: news

You've found an extraordinary dinosaur skeleton – what do you do now?
A Montana rancher found two skeletons in combat – the Dueling Dinosaurs. But who do they belong to, and will the public ever see them?The early June morning in Montana was already very hot and dry by 7.30, when Clayton Phipps and his friend, Mark Eatman, set out to search for fossils. Phipps, a rancher who calls himself the Dino Cowboy, was wearing his trademark black felt Stetson cattleman hat.The two had gone bone collecting before, but they were joined on this day for the first time by Phipps ’s cousin, Chad O’Connor. The trio fanned out to hike through the badlands of what they thought was the Judith ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 17, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Philip Pantuso Tags: Fossils Archaeology Dinosaurs Science Biology Montana US news Source Type: news

Health system's growth on pace with master plan
In the last six months, Novant Health in Winston-Salem has opened 14 new clinics in communities across the Triad. The growth has been rapid, but well vetted, said Chief Operating Officer Chad Setliff. Since January, new family medicine, urgent care, orthopedic and rehabilitation clinics and other facilities have sprung up in Greenbsoro, Lewisville, Lexington, King, Clemmons and Taylorsville.  In each case, the expansion has been directed toward two goals: creating better access for patients based… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 17, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: John Joyce Source Type: news

Circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 – Cameroon
On 23 May 2019, WHO received notification through the Global Polio Laboratory Network (GPLN) of the detection of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) from an environmental sample collected on 20 April 2019 in a hospital in Northern Cameroon which borders Borno state in Nigeria and Chad. (Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks)
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - June 6, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Monday ’s Daily Brief: the cost of maternal healthcare, Sudan and Chad updates, sustainability in focus
This Monday, top stories includes: the “catastrophic” cost of maternal healthcare; UN condemnation following violence against protesters in Sudan and the killing of a journalist in Chad; and the urgent need for sustainability highlighted through an exhibit in Geneva and a special event in London. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - June 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chloropicrin application increases production and profit potential for potato growers
(American Phytopathological Society) Chloropicrin was first used on potato in 1940 as a wireworm suppressant and then in 1965 as a verticillium suppressant. Farmers stopped using it on potato for many years, but over the last decade, it has seen a resurgence in popularity -- and for good reason, according to Chad Hutchinson, director of research at TriEst Ag Group, Inc., in his webcast 'Chloropicrin Soil Fumigation in Potato Production Systems.' (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 28, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Ghana: How Ghana Is Using Graphic Pictures to Cut Tobacco Use
[The Conversation Africa] Ghana recently joined only a handful of countries in Africa to introduce the use of pictures in health warnings on tobacco products. The other countries include Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Namibia, Senegal and Seychelles. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 23, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Chad: Measles Threatens All of Chad As Children Go Unvaccinated
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Chad's worst measles outbreak in years will soon spread to all parts of the country as vaccination rates are too low to stop an epidemic that has already hit thousands, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 14, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Chad: 'The Measles Epidemic Declared in May 2018 Is Still Not Under Control'
[MSF] New York -MSF steps up its measles vaccination and medical response as year-long outbreak increases in intensity (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 10, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Chad: Measles Epidemic Declared in May 2018 Still Not Under Control
[MSF] Parts of Chad, including the capital, N'Djamena, and the city of Am Timan, are in the throes of a measles outbreak that has lasted for a year and is rising in intensity. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Americans Are Some of the Most Stressed-Out People in the World, a New Global Survey Says
Americans are some of the most stressed-out people in the world, according to Gallup’s annual Global Emotions report. For the report, Gallup polled about 1,000 adults in countries around the world last year about the emotions they’d experienced the day before the survey. Negative emotions and experiences — stress, anger, worry, sadness and physical pain — were common around the world, tying 2017’s record-setting levels, the report found. In the U.S., 55% of respondents told Gallup they’d felt a lot of stress the day before, well above the global average of 35%. Gallup’s research fo...
Source: TIME: Health - April 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Mental Health/Psychology onetime Source Type: news

S ão Tomé and Príncipe: African Vaccination Week launched in São Tomé and Príncipe
[WHO] The global measles crisis is an urgent wake-up call to the need for countries to ensure that all children -- no matter where they live -- receive life-saving vaccines. Countries in the African Region have also experienced a resurgence of measles, including outbreaks reported in at least 9 countries (Chad, Cameroon, DR Congo, Liberia, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali , Nigeria and Uganda) in the last 12 months. Madagascar, in particular, has had a large measles outbreak affecting more than 122,000 cases i (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 24, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Disability Claimant Permitted To Allege Breach Of Contract Claim Under Alabama Law
INDIANAPOLIS - A disability claimant is permitted to file an amended complaint to allege a breach of contract claim under Alabama law against a disability income insurer, an Indiana federal judge said March 28 after determining that Alabama law must be applied to the disability benefits dispute (Chad E. Mathis, M.D. v. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., a/k/a MetLife, et al., No. 18-1893, S.D. Ind., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52703). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - April 9, 2019 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

How violence against women and girls undermines resilience to climate risks in Chad - Masson VL, Benoudji C, Reyes SS, Bernard G.
What consequences does 'everyday violence' have on the abilities of survivors to protect themselves from further risks? This paper seeks to establish the linkages between violence and people's resilience capacities to survive and adapt to environmental cha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Man Killed by Rotor in Florida Helicopter Crash
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 72-year-old Florida man was killed when the rotor of a helicopter trying to make an emergency landing on a busy highway struck a pickup truck. The Florida Highway Patrol said the helicopter crashed into a pole while making a hard landing in Tampa on Thursday afternoon. The agency says Deodat Persaud Gangsapersaud was in a pickup truck being driven by his 35-year-old son Ryan Anthony Persaud when the rotor struck the vehicle. His son wasn't injured but was taken to the hospital as a precaution. Troopers say 38-year-old pilot Bryan Messick and 21-year-old co-pilot Joshua Wells weren...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 5, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Source Type: news

Niger: Violence, Humanitarian Needs and Fear Mount in Diffa
[MSF] At least 30 civilians killed in four days. Dozens more wounded. Some 380 houses burned to the ground or destroyed. Kidnappings, assassinations and cross-fire. The latest violence in Nguigmi and other locations in Diffa, between 23 and 26 March, have left a trail of destruction and psychological trauma. The worsening conflict around Lake Chad is taking an increasingly heavy toll on local communities, internally displaced and refugees in southeastern Niger. Thousands of people have been uprooted again recent (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 4, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Artia Solutions Hires Chad Bissell as Senior Director, Pharmacy...
Bissell joins Artia Solutions with more than 14 years of experience in Medicaid pharmacy benefits service administration.(PRWeb April 03, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/artia_solutions_hires_chad_bissell_as_senior_director_pharmacy_operations/prweb16211452.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 3, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chad A. Mirkin wins Netherlands Award for Supramolecular Chemistry 2019
(Eindhoven University of Technology) The Netherlands Award for Supramolecular Chemistry is awarded to Chad A. Mirkin. He is the George B. Rathmann Professor of Chemistry in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and the director of the International Institute for Nanotechnology at Northwestern. The Netherlands Scholar Award for Supramolecular Chemistry is awarded to professor Helma Wennemers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 11, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Easing fears and promoting gender equality in Chad ’s girls-only classrooms
A teacher holds up a drawing of an adolescent girl who has just been caught unawares by her first menstruation cycle, while at school. She ’s addressing neat rows of young women sitting in class, in the town of Bol, in Chad. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Two Killed Helping Stranded Ambulance in Georgia
COCHRAN, Ga. (11Alive) — Two people from Macon have been identified as the people killed in an accident on I-16E in Bleckley County Tuesday night. According to Cpl. Chad Harrison with Georgia State Patrol, the crash happened around 5:30 p.m. when an ambulance pulled over on the side of the road after running out of gas. Two people inside a Toyota Prius – apparently friends of the [EMS personnel] -- pulled over to help.   (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 21, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Source Type: news

New machine learning technique rapidly analyzes nanomedicines for cancer immunotherapy
With their ability to treat a wide a variety of diseases, spherical nucleic acids (SNAs) are poised to revolutionize medicine. But before these digitally designed nanostructures can reach their full potential, researchers need to optimize their various components. A Northwestern University team led by nanotechnology pioneer Chad A. Mirkin has developed a direct route to optimize these challenging particles, (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - February 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

We Must Keep Maternal Health Front and Center of the UHC Conversation
By Pape Amadou Gaye, Chief Executive Officer ; Devex ContributorsJanuary 11, 2019We stand at a critical inflection point in the fight to end preventable maternal mortality.This piece originally appeared onDevex.The Lancet recently  reported that if high-quality health systems were in place in 137 low- and middle-income countries, maternal deaths would decline by half.So, how do we get there? How do we ensure that every woman has access to quality health care before, during, and after childbirth; that she and her newborn are not made to suffer from a preventable and treatable maternal health complication; that s...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Source Type: news

CNN Meteorologist Schools Trump On The Meaning Of The Word'Climate '
"Climate isn’t a day, climate is long-term," Chad Myers explains as he gives a global perspective. (Source: Science - The Huffington Post)
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - November 23, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Seqirus to break ground on $140M expansion in Holly Springs
Less than a year after announcing a $9 million expansion at its Holly Springs facility, Seqirus is at it again – but this time with an expansion at the operation that tops $140 million.  Seqirus is breaking ground Friday morning on one of its largest corporate investments to-date. According to Chad Salisbury, the site lead for facility in Holly Springs, the expansion was precipitated by continually incre asing demand for its flu vaccines – particularly its prefilled product.  “This investment… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Seth Gulledge Source Type: news

Geisel Students Chad Lewis and Alex Lindqwister Receive National Recognition
Two Geisel medical students were recognized during the Association of American Medical Colleges annual meeting for their demonstrated leadership and commitment to diversity. Chad Lewis ’20 has received a prestigious Herbert W. Nickens Scholarship award, and Alex Lindqwister ’21, was elected national chair of the AAMC Organization of Student Representatives. (Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School)
Source: News at Dartmouth Medical School - November 14, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: Susan Green Tags: Education Insider News AAMC awards diversity leadership medical students Source Type: news

Northeast Nigeria: Urgent Need to Combat Deadly Cholera Outbreaks
Overcrowding leading to poor sanitary conditions in IDPs camps and communities contributes to further cholera outbreak in Borno Nigeria.By Janet CheronoMAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Nov 12 2018 (IPS)The number of people who have been affected by cholera in northeast Nigeria has increased to 10,000. The disease is spreading quickly in congested displacement camps with limited access to proper sanitation facilities. One of the major causes of the outbreak is the congestion in the camps that makes it difficult to provide adequate water, sanitation and hygiene services. The rainy season has also worsened the conditions.NRC is calling on...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Janet Cherono Tags: Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Molecular virologist fights influenza at the molecular level
(University of Alabama at Birmingham) In research to improve influenza therapies against H7N9 and other influenza strains, Chad Petit and his University of Alabama at Birmingham colleagues have detailed the binding site and mechanism of inhibition for two small-molecule experimental inhibitors of influenza viruses. Their report is published in the Journal of Biochemistry, (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - November 2, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news