MIND: Psychologists ’ Group Maintains Ban on Work at Military Detention Facilities
Members of the American Psychological Association voted against allowing psychologists to resume work at certain detention centers like the one in Guant á namo Bay, Cuba. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: BENEDICT CAREY Tags: Torture Detainees Human Rights and Human Rights Violations Psychology and Psychologists United States Defense and Military Forces Interrogations American Psychological Assn Guantanamo Bay Naval Base (Cuba) Source Type: news

Sensus Healthcare wins FDA nod for next-gen SRT-100+ radiation therapy system
Superficial radiation therapy device developer Sensus Healthcare (NSDQ:SRTSU) said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its SRT-100+ next-gen superficial radiation therapy system. The newly cleared device includes all the features of the Boca Raton, Fla.-based company’s SRT-100 as well as an expanded energy range, remote diagnostics and operation tracking, a new X-ray tube for extended functionality and an advacned console and system mobility. “We have integrated both clinical and patient feedback to bring to life exciting new elements with the SRT-100+—from live lesion and patient cameras for ...
Source: Mass Device - August 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Oncology Regulatory/Compliance Sensus Healthcare LLC Source Type: news

Kenya:Cuban Doctor Scolded After Twerking in Club on Off Day
[Nairobi News] A female Cuban doctor has been scolded after she was caught on tape twerking at a club during off hours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 25, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

British Library extends project to digitize endangered colonial documents in Cuba
(University of Texas at Arlington) The British Library Endangered Archives Programme has extended a UTA-led project to digitize colonial documents in Cuba by another six months as part of their global initiative to preserve endangered documents relating to pre-industrial societies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A time to celebrate
This year, our union celebrates an important milestone: our 25th anniversary. Formed by the merger of three great unions – NALGO, NUPE and COHSE – we were told that our efforts were doomed to failure. We were told that UNISON would not work. In the years since, UNISON’s downfall has been predicted on countless occasions by opponents who constantly underestimated our union and our members. Of course, we all know how wrong the doom-mongers were. As the people who heal us, educate us, keep us safe and ensure that we receive care, support and vital services every single day, UNISON people are special people, ...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - July 12, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: Article Magazine Source Type: news

South Africa:260 Soon-to-Be-Doctors Return to SA From Cuba
[News24Wire] A total of 260 students sent to study medicine in Cuba have returned to South Africa and will soon be helping with the health of the nation, the KwaZulu-Natal Health Department said on Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Africa:Nehawu Calls On Department of Health Not to Discard the Dream of Nelson Mandela
[COSATU] The National Education, Health and Allied Workers' Union [NEHAWU] calls on the Department of Health not to discard the dream of Nelson Mandela of training future doctors in Cuba. In 1996 Former President Mandela and Fidel Castro signed an intergovernmental cooperation agreement on health which made provision for mass training of South African doctors in Cuba and the deployment of Cuban doctors to the country to work in rural areas. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya:Cuban Doctors Determined to Overcome Language Barriers As They Report to Work
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Cuban doctors deployed to National and County Referral Hospitals are reporting to their workstations countrywide following their arrival early last month. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya:Cuban Doctors Get Down to Business
[Nation] Governors have exuded confidence that the posting of Cuban doctors to various hospitals across the country will help boost health services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya:Cuban Doctors Urged to Impart Knowledge to Local Medics
[Capital FM] Nakuru -Cuban doctors in the country have been urged to impart technics of disease prevention to their Kenyan counterparts for the benefit of patients. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 5, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Inflammation and Dementia; Cuban'Concussions'; Gabapentinoids and Pain
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - July 3, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Australia Wins Landmark WTO Ruling on Plain Tobacco Packaging Australia Wins Landmark WTO Ruling on Plain Tobacco Packaging
Australia triumphed on Thursday in a major trade dispute over its pioneering"plain" tobacco packaging law, with World Trade Organization judges rejecting a complaint brought by Cuba, Indonesia, Honduras and Dominican Republic.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Gambia:Cuban Medical Team Holds Sixteenth Scientific Meeting
[Foroyaa] The Cuban Medical Team, held their sixteenth Scientific Meeting in Banjul on 30th June 2018 at the Edward Francis Small Teaching Hospital. The Head of Department, Basic Science UTG, Rebecca Lahera Cabrates, welcomed their collaborators and Gambian brothers and colleagues, who their share jobs with. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya:Cuban Doctors Arrive in Wajir, Lamu
[Nation] Cuban doctors who have been recruited to work in Kenya as part of a bilateral arrangement in the medical sector between the Caribbean nation and Kenya have arrived in two more counties. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya:Why Cuban Doctors in Kenya Don't Deserve the Treatment They're Getting
[The Conversation Africa] Cuban medical missions abroad are perhaps one of the most significant legacies of the 1959 Cuban Revolution. The programme involves Cuban doctors offering health care services in host countries, often in impoverished rural communities where there's little access. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 2, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya:Coming Soon - Cuban Doctor Near You
[Nairobi News] President Uhuru Kenyatta on Wednesday flagged off 100 Cuban doctors to the counties. The President hailed the arrangement stating that Kenya's health sector stands to benefit immensely from the intervention. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya:400,000 Children to Be Immunised in 100 Days as Cuban Doctors Head to Counties
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya is set to immunise 400,000 children in the next 100 days in an ambitious campaign launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya:Kenyatta to Launch Immunization Drive, Send Cuban Doctors to Counties
[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta will Wednesday preside over the start of a 100-day Accelerated National Immunization Campaign and at the same time send-off specialist doctors from Cuba to counties. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 27, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New results of Deepwater Horizon research to protect marine life against future oil spills
(University of South Florida (USF Health)) Researchers from the US, Mexico and Cuba complete comprehensive study, creating baseline data for the Gulf of Mexico's entire marine ecosystem. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 27, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Another US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents
Medical tests have confirmed that one additional U.S. Embassy worker has been affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba, bringing the total number to 25. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

‘What This Amounts to Is Child Abuse.’ Psychologists Warn Against Separating Kids From Their Parents
As the White House doubles down on a zero-tolerance immigration policy that has led to the forced separation of families, medical experts are sounding alarms about the potentially irreparable psychological damage that could plague the children affected. A number of prominent medical organizations, from the American Psychological Association (APA) to the American Academy of Pediatrics, have joined a chorus of regulatory bodies, lawmakers and activists who have condemned the policy. The APA’s president and CEO also sent a letter to President Donald Trump on June 14, urging him to reverse the policy given “multipl...
Source: TIME: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology onetime Source Type: news

“We’re just getting started,” declares Dave Prentis in key conference speech
UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis began his speech to conference by introducing member Michael Braithwaite, who lost his job due to the government’s ‘hostile environment’ policy, and who was present in the hall. –”Not only is the UK your home,” he said to Michael, “Your union, UNISON, is your home too. And we will protect you.” In the 25th year since UNISON was formed from the merger of COHSE, NALGO and NUPE, Mr Prentis reminded the hall that in 1993 people thought that the formation of one union for public service workers was ‘the right idea at the wrong time.&rsqu...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article 2018 National Delegate Conference general secretary Source Type: news

Kenya:As Help From Cuba Arrives, Is There Only One Kenyan Doctor for Every 16,000 People?
[Africa Check] Claim (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya:Cuban Doctors Head to Work After Court Clears Pathway
[Nation] The Employment and Labour Relations Court has dismissed two cases challenging hiring of Cuban doctors by the national government. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

U.S. Says China Will Ensure Diplomats' Safety After Illness Reports U.S. Says China Will Ensure Diplomats' Safety After Illness Reports
China will ensure U.S. diplomats based in the country are safe, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday, amid reports that some had suffered a mysterious malady resembling a brain injury that has already hit U.S. personnel in Cuba.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

US renews call for Cuba to probe cause of health 'attacks'
The United States is renewing calls for the Cuban government to determine the source of health "attacks" on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that have affected some two dozen people (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

U.S. Expands China Health Alert Amid Illness Reports U.S. Expands China Health Alert Amid Illness Reports
The U.S. State Department on Friday issued an expanded health alert for all of China amid reports some U.S. diplomats based in the country had experienced a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected U.S. personnel in Cuba.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

U.S. Says Diplomats in China Hit by Mystery Illness U.S. Says Diplomats in China Hit by Mystery Illness
The U.S. State Department has brought a group of diplomats home from Guangzhou, China, over concern they were suffering from a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected U.S. personnel in Cuba, a spokeswoman said.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

US pulls 2 more from Cuba amid new potential health cases
The United States is testing two more workers from its embassy in Cuba amid concerns that they may have been affected by mysterious health incidents affecting U.S. diplomats in Cuba and China (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

AP sources: US tests 2 more people evacuated from embassy in Cuba in what may be new cases of mysterious health issues
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Kenya:Court to Decide Fate of Cuban Doctors
[Nation] The decision on whether the Cuban doctors will be deployed to local hospitals now lies with the courts. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

U.S. expands China health alert amid illness reports
BEIJING (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department on Friday issued an expanded health alert for all of China amid reports some U.S. diplomats based in the country had experienced a mysterious malady that resembles a brain injury and has already affected U.S. personnel in Cuba. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

US screens more staff in China over mystery health issues
A U.S. medical team was screening more Americans who work at the consulate in southern China as the State Department confirmed evacuating a number of employees who experienced unexplained health issues like those that have hurt U.S. personnel in Cuba (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Kenya:Kenyatta 'Imported Foreign' Video Emerges As Cuban Doctors Arrive
[Nairobi News] Just a day after the first group of 50 Cuban doctors landed in Nairobi, an undated video has emerged online showing President Uhuru Kenyatta ranting about what he termed at the time as 'imported foreign capacity'. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

More Americans screened over mystery health issues in China
A U.S. medical team is screening more Americans in a southern Chinese city as the State Department confirmed evacuating a number of government workers who experienced health issues like those that have hurt U.S. personnel in Cuba (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Kenya:Let's Embrace Expertise By Cuban Doctors - Governor Kinyanjui
[Capital FM] Nakuru -Kenyan have been asked consider the knowledge, wealth and services being brought by Cuban doctors instead of concentrating on the cost and politicising the matter. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya:This is Kenyans' Message to Cuban Doctors
[Nairobi News] Kenyans online have welcomed Cuban doctors who arrived in the country on Tuesday night. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya:First Group of Cuban Doctors Land at JKIA
[Nairobi News] The first group of 50 Cuban doctors landed in Nairobi on Tuesday evening, with a second group of similar number expected to arrive next week Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 7, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Meet Sabrina Gonzalez Pasterski, a Physics Whiz So Talented That Stephen Hawking Cited Her
This article originally appeared on InStyle.com (Source: TIME: Science)
Source: TIME: Science - June 6, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Shalayne Pulia / InStyle Tags: Uncategorized Aviation onetime Science Source Type: news

Kenya:First Batch of Cuban Doctors Jet In
[Nation] The first batch of the long-awaited Cuban doctors have jetted in the country. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya:First Batch of Cuban Doctors Arrive in the Country
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The first batch of Cuban doctors contracted to work in Kenya to offer a wide range of medical services arrived Tuesday night at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 6, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Shark Tank ’s Mark Cuban Helps Invest in Biomagnetic Imaging Firm
Genetesis is developing CardioFlux, a noninvasive and accurate chest pain triage, and has closed on an oversubscribed round of $7.5M in series A financing. CincyTech led the round with participation from existing investors including Mark Cuban’s Radical Investments, and new investors including Ohio Innovation Fund and Raptor Group. “For millions dealing with the risks and anxiety of heart disease, this technology has the potential to be a game changer,” said Cuban, who leads Radical Investments, in a release. “I’m encouraged by the Genetesis team’s progress and by the promise this techno...
Source: MDDI - June 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Imaging Source Type: news

‘Shark Tank’ billionaire Mark Cuban boots investment in Cincinnati startup
Genetesis, a Mason startup that ’s developing a medical imaging device that could benefit patients with heart problems, raised $7.5 million in a Series A round of funding from a group of investors that includes CincyTech and billionaire Mark Cuban of the TV show “Shark Tank.” CincyTech led the round with participation from Cuban’s Radical Investments and new investors such as the Ohio Innovation Fund and Raptor Group.  “I’m encouraged by the Genetesis team’s progress and by the promise… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 5, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Biomagnetic imaging company Genetesis closes $7.5 milion in Series A financing
(CincyTech) Genetesis, a medical device company focused on using biomagnetic imaging to enable rapid, noninvasive and accurate chest pain triage, has closed an oversubscribed round of $7.5 million in Series A financing. CincyTech led the round with participation from existing investors including Mark Cuban's Radical Investments, and new investors including Ohio Innovation Fund and Raptor Group. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cuba ‘sonic attack’ conspiracy theories and flawed science | Letter
Science works best when qualified people can evaluate evidence without political pressure to draw poorly founded conclusions, say 15 neuroscientists and physicistsAs neuroscientists and physicists we have no reason to dispute that US diplomats living in Cuba heard loud noises, or that they reported feeling ill afterwards. Some US politicians have seized on these reports to construct conspiracy theories in which they imagine a mysterious disease-causing “sound ray gun” – something that isn’t possible with today’s technology. These same politicians have used their positions of authority to prese...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 1, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Cuba US foreign policy Neuroscience Physics Americas World news US news Source Type: news

Kenya:Court Declines to Block Hiring of Cuban Doctors
[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Employment and Labour Relations Court has declined to suspend the recruitment of 100 Cuban doctors by the government. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 1, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cuba calls on US and Canada to investigate 'sonic attack' claims
Luis Vel ázquez, Cuba’s most senior scientist, says joint inquiry needed to find truth behind alleged attacks on diplomatsThe most senior scientist in Cuba has called on his opposite numbers in the US and Canada to assess the evidence behind claims that mysterious attacks in Havana left American and Canadian diplomats with inexplicable concussion-like brain injuries.Luis Vel ázquez, a neurologist who was recently appointed president of the Cuban Academy of Sciences, has asked the US and Canadian national science academies for a joint scientific inquiry to examine the evidence behind the alleged attacks....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 30, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Cuba Americas World news Neuroscience US news Canada US foreign policy Source Type: news

Cuba calls on US and Canada to investigate 'sonic attack' mystery
Luis Vel ázquez, Cuba’s most senior scientist, says joint inquiry needed to find truth behind alleged attacks on diplomatsThe most senior scientist in Cuba has called on his opposite numbers in the US and Canada to assess the evidence behind claims that mysterious attacks in Havana left American and Canadian diplomats with inexplicable concussion-like brain injuries.Luis Vel ázquez, a neurologist who was recently appointed president of the Cuban Academy of Sciences, has asked the US and Canadian national science academies for a joint scientific inquiry to examine the evidence behind the alleged attacks....
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 29, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Cuba Americas World news Neuroscience US news Canada US foreign policy Source Type: news

Kenya:Cuban Doctors Expected to Arrive Monday
[Nation] Cuban doctors hired by Kenya are expected to arrive in the country Monday, even as the controversy over their pay rages. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 28, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Echoes Of Cuba? U.S. Employee In China Hit With 'Sensations Of Sound And Pressure'
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said "the medical indications are very similar and entirely consistent" with symptoms reported by American diplomats in Cuba, where there were reports of sonic attacks.(Image credit: U.S. Department of State) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurel Wamsley Source Type: news