Ovarian cancer patient, 25, learns she can't have children due to emergency hysterectomy
Shaylee Bedward, 25, from Bloomington, Indiana, was diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer in October 2017. After chemotherapy didn't work, she underwent a hysterectomy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA proposes new guidelines aiming to keep sweet e-cig flavors out of kids' hands
The FDA proposed updates to its 2017 e-cigarette guidelines that would mean certain sweet flavors would be pulled from retailer shelves while others would have to be reviewed by the agency. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tampa-based Cincinnati hospital moving operations
One of the largest hospitals in Cincinnati is closing and moving its operations to Dayton. Shriners Hospitals for Children-Cincinnati is relocating into Dayton Children’s Hospital, officials confirmed at a joint news conference today, March 13. "Once binding legal documents are fully executed, we anticipate that the relocation will occur within the following 16 months, with our first patient day at Dayton Children’s to occur in the summer of 2020," a release reads. The project would likely… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Caleb Stephens Source Type: news

The FDA Revealed How It ’s Planning to Restrict E-Cigarette Sales to Teens
In one of his last acts as head of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), outgoing Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb released new plans for restricting the sale of certain flavored e-cigarettes, in an effort to combat teen vaping. The draft guidance, which will remain open for public comment for 30 days before being finalized, crystallizes some of the agency’s prior plans for regulating flavored e-cigarettes, which have become so popular among teenagers that many doctors fear they could contribute to widespread nicotine addiction among young people. Vaping among high school students rose by 78% (from almost 12% to alm...
Source: TIME: Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized public health Source Type: news

Children Caught in Building Collapse in Nigeria
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Frantic rescue efforts were underway in Nigeria on Wednesday after a three-story school building collapsed while classes were in session, with scores of children thought to be inside. Photos: Children Caught in Building Collapse in Nigeria Associated Press video from the scene showed a dust-covered child being carried out of the rubble, to cheers. But another child was pulled out and slung over a rescuer's shoulder, limp and dangling.   Onlookers crowded around in the densely populated neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital and a city of some 20 million people. Hundreds of peop...
Source: JEMS Operations - March 13, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Major Incidents Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Operations Source Type: news

Children Caught in Building Collapse in Nigeria
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Frantic rescue efforts were underway in Nigeria on Wednesday after a three-story school building collapsed while classes were in session, with scores of children thought to be inside. Photos: Children Caught in Building Collapse in Nigeria Associated Press video from the scene showed a dust-covered child being carried out of the rubble, to cheers. But another child was pulled out and slung over a rescuer's shoulder, limp and dangling.   Onlookers crowded around in the densely populated neighborhood in Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital and a city of some 20 million people. Hundreds of peop...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 13, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: International Major Incidents Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Operations Source Type: news

Report: Cincinnati hospital moving operations to Dayton
One of the largest hospitals in Cincinnati is reportedly closing and moving its operations to Dayton. Shriners Hospitals for Children-Cincinnati is relocating into Dayton Children’s Hospital, according to the Cincinnati Business Courier.   Details around the decision were not immediately known and representatives from Dayton Children's were not immediately available. The project would likel y bolster Dayton Children’s, which has been investing in expansions and upgrades.  Dayton Children's… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caleb Stephens Source Type: news

SOF/DCV Treatment for Children and Adolescents With HCV SOF/DCV Treatment for Children and Adolescents With HCV
Is combined sofosbuvir/daclatasvir effective and safe for treating HCV genotype 4-infected children over 8 years of age?Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

New FDA Rules Aim to Keep Kids From Flavored E-Cigarettes
WEDNESDAY, March 13, 2019 -- Responding to the steep, recent rise in the use of addictive e-cigarettes among kids, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced it would go ahead with efforts to restrict sales of some types of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 13, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Do Gummy Vitamins Work? Here ’s What Experts Say
Gummy vitamins are increasingly popular—and not just for kids. By some estimates, adults now comprise up to 80% of the gummy vitamin market. “Pill fatigue” is one factor driving grownups toward gummies. If you have to take multiple supplements every day—and especially if you have problems swallowing capsules or tablets—gummies can make that chore easier (and tastier), finds a 2017 report from the AARP. But do gummy vitamins work the same as ordinary supplements? “It’s a lot harder to make a good gummy than it is to make a tablet or capsule,” says Dr. Tod Cooperman, president ...
Source: TIME: Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

NIH study reveals differences in brain activity in children with anhedonia
Using fMRI, researchers uncover the neural underpinnings, which could aid development of potential treatments. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 13, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

David Kerr on Combating the Humanitarian Crisis in Iraq David Kerr on Combating the Humanitarian Crisis in Iraq
David Kerr on how the AMAR Foundation, Iraqi government, and Yazidi Spiritual Council joined forces to repatriate thousands of displaced Yazidis, including formerly enslaved women and their children.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Cincinnati hospital moving operations to Dayton
One of the largest hospitals in Cincinnati is closing and moving its operations to Dayton. Shriners Hospitals for Children-Cincinnati is relocating into Dayton Children’s Hospital, officials confirmed at a joint news conference today, March 13. "Once binding legal documents are fully executed, we anticipate that the relocation will occur within the following 16 months, with our first patient day at Dayton Children’s to occur in the summer of 2020," a release reads. The project will bolster… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Caleb Stephens Source Type: news

Judge won't let unvaccinated children back in school
A federal judge, citing an "unprecedented measles outbreak" in suburban Rockland County, New York, has denied a request to let 44 unvaccinated children return to school. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

One of Cincinnati ’s largest hospitals reportedly closing
Shriners Hospitals for Children-Cincinnati, which treats patients for everything from serious burns to dog bites and birth defects, reportedly will close. The Shriners parent system based in Tampa, Fla., made the decision to move its operations to Dayton Children’s Hospital, according to a posting to Facebook by the Syrian Shrine Cincinnati. A spokeswoman for the Shriners Hospitals for Children-Cincinnati said a statement would be issued later t his morning. Shriners headquarters didn’t respond… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

AAOS: One-Third of U.S. Children Report Back Pain
WEDNESDAY, March 13, 2019 -- One in three children between the ages of 10 and 18 years said they had back pain in the past year, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, held from March 12... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

When Can Kids Return to Play After a Concussion?
WEDNESDAY, March 13, 2019 -- Though coaches and parents are more alert to the need for emergency attention after young athletes suffer a concussion, many may not realize how long symptoms and other effects can linger. A study in JAMA Pediatrics... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 13, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Brookhaven council OK's Children's Healthcare's proposal for a hotel at new campus
The Brookhaven City Council has approved Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's request to rezone nearly four acres on its new campus at North Druid Hills Road and Interstate 85 for an 8-story, short-term stay residential hotel. The council members voted unanimously Feb. 26 for the rezoning ordinance for 2580 Briarcliff Road to rezone it from RM-85 (Multi-Family Residential) to M (Industrial) Children's has an agreement with Ronald McDonald House to operate the 150-room facility, which would provide… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Saunders Source Type: news

Need to Be Vaccinated? Try Your Local Pharmacy
Title: Need to Be Vaccinated? Try Your Local PharmacyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/12/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/13/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - March 13, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

National survey of emergency dept management of self-harm highlights successes, room for improvement
(Nationwide Children's Hospital) In a study published March 13 in JAMA Psychiatry, researchers at Nationwide Children's Hospital describe the results of a national survey to evaluate how frequently evidence-based management practices are used in EDs when treating patients who present for self-harm. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Drexel Report: Low-income and minority youth with autism face worse outcomes than peers
(Drexel University) Autism occurs in children from all backgrounds. But the impacts of autism are not felt equally across all groups. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NIH study reveals differences in brain activity in children with anhedonia
(NIH/National Institute of Mental Health) Researchers have identified changes in brain connectivity and brain activity during rest and reward anticipation in children with anhedonia, a condition where people lose interest and pleasure in activities they used to enjoy. The study, by scientists at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health, sheds light on brain function associated with anhedonia and helps differentiate anhedonia from other related aspects of psychopathology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Perceptions about social demographic motivates parents to choose Free Schools
(Taylor& Francis Group) Perceptions about the social mix and environment of local mainstream schools motivate parents to choose Free Schools for their children, a new study published in the Cambridge Journal of Education finds. A 'traditional' approach to education and smaller class sizes also make such schools more appealing to parents. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Antibody-drug conjugate shows efficacy against cell surface protein in neuroblastoma
(Children's Hospital of Philadelphia) Physician-scientists in the Cancer Center at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia have developed a preclinical, potent therapy attached to an antibody that targets a surface protein expressed in most childhood neuroblastomas, effectively killing cancer cells. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 13, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

The Lancet: Mosquito-killing drug reduced malaria episodes by a fifth among children, according to randomised trial
(The Lancet) Childhood malaria episodes could be reduced by 20 percent -- from 2.49 to 2 cases per child -- during malaria transmission season if the whole population were given a drug called ivermectin every three weeks, according to the first randomised trial of its kind including 2,700 people including 590 children from eight villages in Burkina Faso, published in The Lancet. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 13, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

New evidence proves the work of UN agencies is effective
(University of Oxford) Academics led by Professor Lucie Cluver at Oxford University have shown how key services in lower and middle-income countries can contribute to multiple sustainable development goals (SDGs), even for the highest-risk children and adolescents. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Predicted life expectancy falls by around six months in a year
Pension industries ’ briefing paper describes fall as a 'trend rather than a blip' Related items fromOnMedica Worsening death rates ‘must be investigated’ Scotland reveals target of halving child obesity by 2030 Seaside towns top heroin deaths league table for England and Wales Social prescribing workers to ease GP pressure Experts warn of growing nutrition and hunger problems (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 13, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Childhood cancer: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
A cancer diagnosis is upsetting at any age but even more?so when the patient is a child. ?In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute we hear from Dr. Carola Arndt on advances in treating childhood cancer. To listen, click the link below. Childhood Cancer (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - March 13, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Vatican approves use of chemical castration drug in latest sign that Pope Francis is an agent for Lucifer
(Natural News) The Vatican now supports the use of puberty blocker drugs for kids who want to halt and suppress their natural development into a man or woman. The Vatican’s new position on the issue raises red flags. Suppressing a child’s hormones is a form of chemical child abuse. Those who are confused or curious... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mom discovers two weeks after giving birth that she has colorectal cancer
Lauren Riccotone, 37, from Middletown, Pennsylvania, was diagnosed with stage 3B colorectal cancer in January 2016, just a few weeks after she gave birth to her first child. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' No Smoking' at Home May Not Apply to Vaping'No Smoking' at Home May Not Apply to Vaping
Parents who use both traditional and e-cigarettes may vape around kids at home and in cars even when they don't smoke around their kids, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Some Children Can “Recover” From Autism, but Problems Often Remain
March 12, 2019—(BRONX, NY)—Research in the past several years has shown that children can outgrow a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), once considered a lifelong condition. In a new study, researchers atAlbert Einstein College of Medicine andMontefiore Health System have found that the vast majority of such children still have difficulties that require therapeutic and educational support. The study was published online today in the Journal of Child Neurology. (Source: Einstein News)
Source: Einstein News - March 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Some Children Can & ldquo;Recover & rdquo; From Autism, but Problems Often Remain
March 12, 2019—(BRONX, NY)—Research in the past several years has shown that children can outgrow a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), once considered a lifelong condition. In a new study, researchers atAlbert Einstein College of Medicine andMontefiore Health System have found that the vast majority of such children still have difficulties that require therapeutic and educational support. The study was published online today in the Journal of Child Neurology. (Source: Einstein News)
Source: Einstein News - March 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Poor Asthma Control Linked With Kids' School Struggles Poor Asthma Control Linked With Kids' School Struggles
Kids with asthma may struggle more in school when their symptoms aren't well-controlled, and minority students with this breathing disorder are more likely to fall behind than their white counterparts, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Infection in Pregnancy Elevates Risk of Child's Autism, Depression (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Similar association not observed for bipolar disorder or psychosis, including schizophrenia (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - March 12, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Political power of women suffering ‘serious regression’, General Assembly President warns
There has been a “serious regression” in the political power of women across the world in recent years, UN General Assembly President María Fernanda Espinosa told delegates to the annual summit of women activists at UN Headquarters in New York on Tuesday. (Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population)
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - March 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Without Vaccine, Hundreds of Children Die in Madagascar Measles Outbreak Without Vaccine, Hundreds of Children Die in Madagascar Measles Outbreak
Two months ago, giggles floated through the home of fisherman Dada as his four-year-old son played ball outside with his two younger cousins on one of Madagascar's famed sun soaked beaches.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

HydroCision names Tranchemontagne as CEO | Personnel Moves – March 12, 2019
HydroCision said early this month that it tapped former Smith & Nephew (NYSE:SNN) exec Alain Tranchemontagne as its new chief executive officer. Prior to joining Boston-based HydroCision, Tranchemontagne held a position as U.S. business commercial development senior VP at Smith & Nephew. Before joining Smith & Nephew, Tranchemontagne also held positions at Covidien in senior marketing roles in the patient care division. “We are delighted to have Alain spearhead the next growth chapter in HydroCision’s future. The board was impressed with Alain’s proven track record at major medical d...
Source: Mass Device - March 12, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Aethlon Medical Inc. camberspine Humacyte HydroCision Inc. Invictus Medical IRRAS johnsonandjohnson MediWounds qureai Senseonics Smith & Nephew SynCardia V-Wave Virta Health Source Type: news

Amazon sells ‘autism cure’ books, including one which suggests children drink BLEACH
Amazon has been found to be selling books encouraging parents to give their autistic children chlorine dioxide, what the US's FDA calls 'industrial bleach', in a bid to get rid of autism. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: E-cigarette flavors draw more kids than adults
E-cigarettes may help people kick the habit of smoking but they're also attracting new people to the potentially toxic chemical nicotine. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One-Third of U.S. Kids Have Back Pain, Study Says
The incidence rose along with kids' age and weight and was higher among those who play competitive sports. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The African Childhood Cancer Specialists Lost On Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302
Among the 32 Kenyans onboard Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 were three women on their way back home after a conference focused on improving the lives of children with cancer in Africa. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - March 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Victoria Forster, Contributor Source Type: news

Using wearable devices in clinical trials
Brandy Chittester, chief of clinical operations, IMARC Globally, more than 325 million people own wearable, connected devices, and more than 2.5 billion own smartphones. Using wearable devices in clinical trials can bring huge benefits, however, there are also concerns. Here’s a look at how researchers are using wearable devices — and what you should consider before using them in your own research. How wearable devices are advancing medicine Right now, ClinicalTrials.gov, a global database of clinical trials, lists nearly 200 trials with “wearable devices” or “wearable technology” in t...
Source: Mass Device - March 12, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog IMARC Source Type: news

New way to combat childhood anxiety: treat the parents
In a randomized trial, a new Yale program that counsels parents was as effective in treating childhood anxiety as cognitive behavioral therapy for the child. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - March 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Long-term trends in child maltreatment in England and Wales, 1858-2016: an observational, time-series analysis - Degli Esposti M, Humphreys DK, Jenkins BM, Gasparrini A, Pooley S, Eisner M, Bowes L.
BACKGROUND: It is unclear whether child maltreatment is increasing or decreasing in England and Wales. More evidence is needed, from multiple sources and over longer periods of time, to explore trends in child maltreatment. We investigated whether the annu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Italy bans unvaccinated children from school
Italy now requires children to prove they have been vaccinated before attending school. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wheeze, Food Allergies in Children Born via Cesarean Delivery Wheeze, Food Allergies in Children Born via Cesarean Delivery
Does cesarean delivery increase the risk of wheeze or food allergy in early childhood compared with vaginal delivery? Might breastfeeding mediate any observed association?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Does Your Family Eat Out a Lot? Watch Your Blood Pressure
TUESDAY, March 12, 2019 -- You know that too much salt contributes to high blood pressure, but you might not realize how easily eating out could put you and your kids at risk. Many entrees at leading restaurants and fast food places contain almost... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 12, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

One-Third of U.S. Kids Have Back Pain, Study Says
TUESDAY, March 12, 2019 -- As American kids pack on the pounds, the number of those with back pain is on the rise. One in three between the ages of 10 and 18 said they had backaches in the past year, according to a survey of about 3,700 youngsters.... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 12, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Image of the Day: Mass Sacrifice
At an archaeological site in Peru, researchers have found the remains of hundreds of children and llamas sacrificed in the 15th century. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - March 12, 2019 Category: Science Tags: Image of the Day Source Type: news