A different Chia-PET provides insight into prostate cancer
(UT Southwestern Medical Center) UT Southwestern researchers have identified vast webs of small snippets of the genome that interact with each other and with genes to promote prostate cancer. Their findings, published June 22 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, could lead to new ways to treat the most common type of malignancy in American men other than skin cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pharmica Consulting to Attend 11th Annual SCOPE Summit in Orlando,...
Pharmica Consulting announced it will attend CHI’s 11th Annual SCOPE Summit on February 18 - 21 2020 in Orlando, FL.(PRWeb February 13, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/pharmica_consulting_to_attend_11th_annual_scope_summit_in_orlando_florida/prweb16911009.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Epidemiology of eye injuries resulting in hospitalization, a referral hospital-based study - Choovuthayakorn J, Worakriangkrai V, Patikulsila D, Watanachai N, Kunavisarut P, Chaikitmongkol V, Luewattananont D, Tananuvat N.
PURPOSE: To determine the characteristics of hospitalized eye injuries in Northern Thailand, a tertiary referral center. METHODS: The medical records of patients who sustained an eye injury and were admitted to the Department of Ophthalmology, Chia... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Overlapping attentional networks yield divergent behavioral predictions across tasks: neuromarkers for diffuse and focused attention? - Wu EXW, Liaw GJ, Goh RZ, Chia TTY, Chee AMJ, Obana T, Rosenberg MD, Yeo BTT, Asplund CL.
Attention is a critical cognitive function, allowing humans to select, enhance, and sustain focus on information of behavioral relevance. Attention contains dissociable neural and psychological components. Nevertheless, some brain networks support multiple... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Early Childbirth Among Foster Youth: A Latent Class Analysis to Determine Subgroups at Increased Risk
CONCLUSIONSIdentifiable subgroups of female foster youth are at heightened risk of early childbirth and may benefit from early intervention, enhanced support and access to reliable, ongoing sexual and reproductive health care. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - December 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

3D-Printed Cell Traps Help Researchers Find Cancer Cells
Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) are working on a method that could enable rapid and low-cost separation of tumor cells circulating in the bloodstream. The researchers developed the new approach using 3D-printed cell traps, Georgia Tech's research news team reported. According to the researchers, trapping the white blood cells – which are about the size of cancer cells – and filtering out smaller red blood cells leaves behind the tumor cells, which could then be used to diagnose the disease, potentially provide early warning of recurrence and enable research ...
Source: MDDI - November 2, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MDDI Staff Tags: 3-D Printing Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are chia seeds effective for losing weight?
Initial research suggests that chia seeds may have a slight effect on weight loss. Find out more about this research and how to include chia seeds in the diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: Chia - it's not just a pet
You've probably seen the commercial at some point. Chia Pets are fun figurines that grow chia sprouts that resemble an animal's fur or human hair. But chia also is something you can eat, and it has some serious health benefits. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute https://youtu.be/ujd-a_8uTQk Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (1:00) is in the downloads at [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 2, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Patterns of early conversational recovery for people with traumatic brain injury and their communication partners - Chia AA, Power E, Kenny B, Elbourn E, McDonald S, Tate R, MacWhinney B, Turkstra L, Holland A, Togher L.
PRIMARY OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether the degree of participation by people with severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and the degree of support by their communication partners (CPs) changes in conversation during subacute recovery. METHODS AND ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

Pharmica Consulting to Attend 10th Annual SCOPE Summit in Orlando,...
Pharmica Consulting announced it will attend CHI’s 10th Annual SCOPE Summit on February 18 - 21, 2019 in Orlando, FL.(PRWeb January 31, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/pharmica_consulting_to_attend_10th_annual_scope_summit_in_orlando_florida/prweb16070933.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - January 31, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

A superfood station, the future of fitness and more in L.A. wellness news
Superfood delivery company Daily Harvest — which delivers coconut chia puddings, mushroom and miso soups and more to your front door — is going the pop-up route.The upcoming Refueling Station by Daily Harvest is being designed as “a place to go when you need to take care off yourself the way you... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - January 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kavita Daswani Source Type: news

Are Jewish Hospital's assets really worth $19.9M?
The opaque divestiture talks for KentuckyOne Health Inc.'s Louisville assets might have shifted focus as the health system's finances continue in the red. A new financial report values the assets of Jewish Hospital and St. Mary’s Healthcare (JHSMH), the corporation that owns Jewish Hospital, at $19.9 million and its liabilities at $77.3 million as of Sept. 30. The fiscal first-quarter report is from KentuckyOne's parent organization, Catholic He alth Initiatives, an Englewood, Colo.-based nonprofit. CHI… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 3, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Are Smoothies Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Smoothies have a health glow about them. They’re often an integral part of cleanses, and they’re ubiquitous at health food stores and health-centric restaurants. And the smoothie trend is still going strong. Workout studios serve them up post-class, dietitians preach their powers and fit celebrities tout their nutritional prowess. But are smoothies healthy? Here’s what you should know about the drink, whether you’re picking one up or making your own. How to make healthy smoothies You can put nearly anything into a smoothie. But most consist of liquid (like water, non-dairy milk or kefir), fruits, ve...
Source: TIME: Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Are Sunflower Seeds Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Certain seeds, like chia and flax, tend to hog the nutritional spotlight. But the less-trendy sunflower seed has plenty of qualities worth highlighting. Here are the health benefits of sunflowers seeds, according to dietitians. Are sunflower seeds healthy? Sunflower seeds are rich in nutrients. One serving of shelled sunflower seeds is usually an ounce, which is about 1/4 cup or 4 tablespoons (one to two thumb-sized portions.) They’re particularly high in healthy fat: A serving delivers 14 grams of fat with a mix of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. “The mono- and polyunsaturated fats in sunflower seed...
Source: TIME: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Largest Hospitals in Massachusetts
Information for this list was obtained from hospital representatives, or in the case of some hospitals that did not respond to survey requests, the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA) fiscal year 2017 hospital cost report. In most cases, average number of beds, occupancy rate and length of stay refers to 2017. FTE number is as of 9/1/18 - except in the cases of those hospitals for which CHIA data is provided - representing FY 2017. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Health Management Source Type: news