Geocoding child sexual abuse: an explorative analysis on journey to crime and to victimization from French police data - Chopin J, Caneppele S.
BACKGROUND: For several years, the link between mobility, human behavior and crime have highlighted by criminologists. Nevertheless, due to the difficulty of compiling sensitive geographical data, the spatial behavior of extrafamilial child abusers has rec... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Burn: epidemiology, evaluation, organisation of care - Ravat F, Fontaine M, Latarjet J, Voulliaume D.
Burn: epidemiology, evaluation, organisation of care. Burn is a trauma regarding 9 000 inpatients a year in France. One third of them are infants (less than 5 years). Burn occurs seasonally and on basis of an emergency admittance. For the non-specialist, t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

U.K., French regulators probe safety of paclitaxel devices
Taking a note from the FDA, U.K. and French regulators are investigating the safety of paclitaxel devices for the treatment of peripheral artery disease. Last week, the U.K. Medicines and Healthcare Products Agency said it ordered an inquiry into the safety of these devices following the publication of a meta-analysis that suggested a heightened risk of late mortality in people treated with paclitaxel devices compared to bare devices. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post U.K., French regulators probe safety of paclitaxel devices appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - March 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Medtronic Source Type: news

Fury as French gynaecologists' union threatens to stop carrying out abortions
France's health minister Agnés Buzyn has accused the Syngof union of 'taking women hostage' as it demands talks with the government about its members being covered by state insurance. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 orthopedic products from AAOS 2019 you need to know
Attendees line up to register for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting in Las Vegas this week. More than 30,000 people were expected. (Image from AAOS) The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting in Las Vegas is abuzz about robotics, according to industry analysts from SVB Leerink. While the SVB Leerink analysts termed Stryker’s  (NYSE:SYK) Mako platform “best-in-class,” it’s an expanding category. Other major orthopedics companies are using this week’s AAOS meeting to introduce new offerings or tout updates to existing ones. Johnson...
Source: Mass Device - March 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Business/Financial News Featured Implants News Well Orthopedics Surgical American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) conformis DJO Global Kyocera Orthosensor Inc. Smith & Nephew Stryker Zimmer Biomet Source Type: news

Mary Rose crew might have included sailors of African heritage
Bone analysis adds to evidence that Tudor England was a melting pot of ethnic diversityAnalyses of skeletons fromthe Mary Rose are fleshing out the crew ’s past, offering further evidence that Tudor England was a bustling scene of ethnic diversity.Researchers say studies on the human remains recovered from the warship, which sank in the Solent during a battle with the French in 1545, have revealed at least two of the crew might have had heritage from as far afield as north Africa.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 14, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Archaeology Race Science Heritage Culture UK news Source Type: news

South Africa: Medical Emergency Caused Paris-Bound Plane to Return to Joburg - Air France
[News24Wire] A medical emergency was the reason behind the return of an Air France plane, which was bound for Paris, to Johannesburg, the airline said on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 14, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

After Fatal Toxicity, Questions Over DPD Testing Before Chemo After Fatal Toxicity, Questions Over DPD Testing Before Chemo
After patient deaths from severe toxicity, a lawsuit has been filed in France because oncologists did not test for an enzyme deficiency before starting treatment. We ask: Should US oncologists worry, too?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Experts Are Calling for a Ban on Gene Editing of Human Embryos. Here ’s Why They’re Worried
In November 2018, Chinese biophysicist Jiankui He stunned the world when he announced that he had used a controversial gene-editing technology, called CRISPR, to genetically alter the genes in embryos and give them immunity to HIV. The embryos were transferred to the woman who provided the eggs to create them, and twin girls were born. The move, considered highly experimental and unethical by most scientists around the world, prompted intense debate in the scientific community about not just the implications for the twins, but for society as well. When applied to human eggs, sperm and embryos, gene-editing technologies, of...
Source: TIME: Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Genetics Source Type: news

Sientra plunges on Q4 earnings miss, clouded outlook
A fourth-quarter earnings miss and the uncertainty around an upcoming FDA advisory panel meeting on breast implants sent Sientra (NSDQ:SIEN) shares down precipitously today. The Santa Barbara, Calif.-based medical aesthetics company’s losses widened 38.1% to -$24.6 million, or 86¢ per share, on sales growth of 71.9% to $19.0 million for the three months ended Dec. 31, 2018, compared with Q4 2017. Analysts on Wall Street were looking for losses of -68¢. Full-year losses were up 29.0% to -$82.6 million, or -$3.25 per share, on sales growth of 86.4% to $68.1 million compared with the prior year, Sientra said. ...
Source: Mass Device - March 13, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Cosmetic/Aesthetic MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Women's Health Sientra Source Type: news

Merck Wins Lawsuit on Levothyroxine Saga in France Merck Wins Lawsuit on Levothyroxine Saga in France
Merck has prevailed in a first lawsuit that claimed that switching the formulation of levothyroxine in France caused patients harm. The company still faces further claims, however.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Diabetes risk rises by 21 per cent in women who have mentally tiring jobs
The INSERM medical research institute in France surveyed more than 70,000 women over 22 years and published the results in the European Journal of Endocrinology. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MRI measurements of iron content show impact of stroke
French researchers have taken a basic MR imaging technique to break new ground...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Deep-learning MRI algorithm aids in neurological diagnoses CT matches MRI for late-window stroke evaluation Women less likely to receive poststroke imaging Is CCTA, MRI, or transthoracic echo best for predicting stroke? Study reveals steep cost of delaying stroke treatment (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New psychoactive substances in oral fluid of drivers around a music festival in south-west France in 2017 - Richeval C, Dumestre-Toulet V, Wiart JF, Vanhoye X, Humbert L, Nachon-Phanithavong M, Allorge D, Gaulier JM.
Driving under the influence of drugs (DUID) is a worldwide problem with potentially major forensic and life-threatening consequences. Although it is obvious that new psychoactive substances (NPS) could lead to impaireddriving, the prevalence of NPS use in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Please help stop another cruel right to stay refusal
UNISON member Grahame French urgently needs your help. Mr French is struggling to understand why the Home Office is trying to split him and his wife up. A Jamaican national, Pauline Taylor-French has lived in the UK – entirely legally – for 17 years, working as a carer until the Home Office barred her from working, even though the couple fulfilled the criteria for her to stay. UNISON is currently helping, but Mr French has also set up a petition on the 38 Degrees site. Here, you can read a more detailed explanation of the case and sign the petition. Please also pass it on through your social media networks. We ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - March 11, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News immigration Source Type: news

Patti Payne's Cool Pads: With a nod to European elegance, biotech exec's estate hits market for $10.3 million
Clifford J. “Cliff” Stocks and his wife Renée Riggan-Stocks are selling their palatial French/Georgian style manse in Clyde Hill, listing it at $10.28 million. They plan to downsize, as three of their five children are almost grown and gone. Clifford Stocks is founder and CEO of OncoResponse Inc., a Seat tle-based, venture-backed biotech company which is focused on immuno-oncology, and developing a more universal, widespread response to immunotherapy. The Stocks bought the home in 2013 from… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Patti Payne Source Type: news

Patti Payne's Cool Pads: With a nod to European elegance, biotech exec's estate hits market for $10.3 million
Clifford J. “Cliff” Stocks and his wife Renée Riggan-Stocks are selling their palatial French/Georgian style manse in Clyde Hill, listing it at $10.28 million. They plan to downsize, as three of their five children are almost grown and gone. Clifford Stocks is founder and CEO of OncoResponse Inc., a Seat tle-based, venture-backed biotech company which is focused on immuno-oncology, and developing a more universal, widespread response to immunotherapy. The Stocks bought the home in 2013 from… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Patti Payne Source Type: news

Plasma tau and amyloid are not reliably related to injury characteristics, neuropsychological performance, or white matter integrity in service members with a history of traumatic brain injury - Lippa SM, Hong-Yeh P, Gill J, French LM, Brickell TA, Lange R.
This aim of this study was to examine the relationship between plasma tau and amyloid beta-42 (A β42), neuropsychological functioning, and white matter integrity in U.S. military service members with (n=155) and without (n=42) a history of uncomplicated mi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sexual homicide in France - James J, Proulx J, Vuidard E, Renard A, Le Maout S, Brunel-Dupin ML.
The primary objective of this study was to describe and compare the modus operandi, and associated contextual and situational factors, of French serial sexual murderers (SSMs) and nonserial sexual murderers (NSMs). A further objective was to verify the gen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Aggressive mildew: Resistant varieties of grape help reduce the use of fungicides
(Natural News) Researchers at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) recently discovered that in the case of some grape varieties, the suspect pathogens can adapt and cause harm anyway. There are new varieties of grape that are resistant to pests like grapevine downy mildew that are already in the market. However, experts don’t... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Life and Times of Leading Cardiologists: Mary Norine Walsh Life and Times of Leading Cardiologists: Mary Norine Walsh
Hospitalization as a child sparked'Minnow'Walsh's desire to enter medicine. Her path from nurse's aide to president of the ACC was peppered with mentors and balanced by a love of French literature.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Cancer research firm's expansion to bring 200 jobs to Wake County
 A company researching ways to use gene editing to treat cancer is bringing 200 high-paying jobs to Wake County by 2023. French biotech Cellectis has picked an existing facility in Raleigh over a competing site in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey. New Jersey had offered more than $8 million in a c ompeting incentives package to land Cellectis' first North American immunotherapy manufacturing facility. . North Carolina's winning offer came to more than $2 million for the company. The City of Raleigh… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 7, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Autism: Brain activity as a biomarker
(Forschungszentrum Juelich) Researchers from J ü lich, Switzerland, France, the Netherlands, and the UK have discovered specific activity patterns in the brains of people with autism. These consistent patterns of functional connectivity might be used in the long term as therapeutic biomarkers. The idea behind this is that in future, doctors would be able to investigate whether certain treatments can shift brain patterns in the direction of healthy patterns, potentially achieving an improved state of health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Preliminary estimation of undesired substances in diapers
(BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment) The French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health& Safety (ANSES) has published a comprehensive report on hazardous substances in disposable panty diapers on January, 23, 2019 entitled " S é curit é des couches pour b é b é " . Here, the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) evaluated the results of this report. However, a complete and conclusive assessment is currently impossible, as important detailed information of technical nature is not available to the BfR. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

These Researchers Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Make a Better Flu Vaccine
The influenza virus is a particularly nasty bug, thanks in no small part to how rapidly it mutates. Every time the flu virus changes, it becomes harder for humans to develop an immunity. Even our best external defense against influenza, the flu shot, is based on experts’ best guess as to which flu strain or strains are most likely to be prevalent during a given flu season. Sometimes they’re right — this season’s vaccine has turned out to be a relatively good match for the strains currently in circulation. But sometimes they get it wrong, potentially leading to a more severe flu season. And influenza...
Source: TIME: Health - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized Life Reinvented medicine onetime Source Type: news

These Researchers Are Using Artificial Intelligence to Make a Better Flu Vaccine
The influenza virus is a particularly nasty bug, thanks in no small part to how rapidly it mutates. Every time the flu virus changes, it becomes harder for humans to develop an immunity. Even our best external defense against influenza, the flu shot, is based on experts’ best guess as to which flu strain or strains are most likely to be prevalent during a given flu season. Sometimes they’re right — this season’s vaccine has turned out to be a relatively good match for the strains currently in circulation. But sometimes they get it wrong, potentially leading to a more severe flu season. And influenza...
Source: TIME: Science - March 5, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized Life Reinvented medicine onetime Source Type: news

Israel's first moon mission spacecraft sends back selfie
Image shows part of Beresheet spacecraft with Earth in backgroundAn Israeli spacecraft on itsmaiden mission to the moon has sent its first selfie back to Earth, mission chiefs said on Tuesday.The image showing part of the Beresheet spacecraft with Earth in the background was beamed to mission control in Yehud, Israel – 23,360 miles (37,600km) away, the project’s lead partners said.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 5, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Agence France-Presse Tags: Space The moon Israel Science World news Middle East and North Africa Source Type: news

French court dismisses damages claims against Merck over thyroid drug
A court in the French city of Lyon threw out on Tuesday claims made by 4,113 plaintiffs for damages against Merck over changes to its thyroid drug Levothyrox. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Seven Injured, Two Killed after Car Strikes Crowd in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A driver suspected of killing two people and injuring seven others, most of them on bikes, as large crowds gathered in New Orleans for Mardi Gras told police after the deadly crash, "I have a drinking problem," according to a police report. New Orleans police said Tashonty Toney, 32, was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide and other charges after crashing his car Saturday evening on a busy thoroughfare near the route of one of New Orleans' largest Mardi Gras parades. Police spokesman Andy Cunningham said in a statement Sunday morning that authorities are waiting for the results ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - March 4, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Trauma News Patient Care Source Type: news

Seven Injured, Two Killed after Car Strikes Crowd in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A driver suspected of killing two people and injuring seven others, most of them on bikes, as large crowds gathered in New Orleans for Mardi Gras told police after the deadly crash, "I have a drinking problem," according to a police report. New Orleans police said Tashonty Toney, 32, was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide and other charges after crashing his car Saturday evening on a busy thoroughfare near the route of one of New Orleans' largest Mardi Gras parades. Police spokesman Andy Cunningham said in a statement Sunday morning that authorities are waiting for the results ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - March 4, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Trauma News Patient Care Source Type: news

Description of trauma among French service members in the Department of Defense Trauma Registry: understanding the nature of trauma and the care provided - Schweizer MA, Janak JC, Stockinger ZT, Monchal T.
BACKGROUND: Since 2001, the French Armed Forces have sustained many casualties during the Global War on Terror; however, even today, there is no French Military trauma registry. Some French service members (SMs) were treated in US Military Medical Treatmen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Unsung Heroes – Powerful stories from across the world
“Admitting women’s perfect equality would be the greatest hallmark of civilisation, and would double mankind’s intellectual forces”. Inspired by a desire to bear witness to the violence against women, the Unsung Heroes photography project – by portrait artist Denis Rouvre – gives a voice to women from all over the world. Some are fleeing conflict zones, others are campaigning against the established social order, some had no choice but to carry on, and others have made the decision to take action. In the run up to International Women’s Day, follow the stories of five women as we un...
Source: Doctors of the World News - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samantha Armstrong Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Unsung Hero: Anny
My name is Anny Tenga Modi. I’m 37 and I have an 18-year old daughter. I became an orphan when I was 13. I run an organisation called AFIA MAMA. I’m a feminist activist campaigning for women and children’s rights, particularly regarding issues of leadership and participation. I’ve been living in Kinshasa for four years now. I came back to DRC from South Africa where I spent over 10 years as a refugee. I was my father’s princess. He was in politics. He died when I turned 13. It was one year before the genocide and two before the first so-called war of liberation. As an orphan, I was displa...
Source: Doctors of the World News - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Unsung Hero: Magdalena
My name is Magdalena Simeonova. I am 28 years old and I have two children who are 9 and 5. I was born and raised in the Nadezhda neighborhood in the Bulgarian town of Sliven. We only moved out of the ghetto a year ago to settle in Sini Kamani. I got married when I was 14. Today, I am strongly opposed to people getting married so young, but the environment in the Nadezhda neighborhood influences your decisions. I had lovely parents who wanted me to continue with my education and I had good grades at school, but I was influenced by my environment. I met my husband and wanted to get married, but my parents were firmly against...
Source: Doctors of the World News - March 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samantha Armstrong Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Burns survivor Catrin Pugh is face of Avon beauty campaign
Catrin Pugh was given a one in 1,000 chance of survival after the crash in France when she was 19. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Remember the days when we weren ’t freaked out by freak weather? | Ian Jack
The February heat was unnatural. I used to find wild weather exciting, but now it evokes the apocalypse of climate changeThere was a time on these temperate islands when freak weather thrilled us with its bouts of exceptional heat, wind, rain or snow. Unless you were at sea in a gale, fear was a rare emotion. Even in 1987, when the so-calledGreat Storm hurtled through southern England and northern France on a night in mid-October, it was possible to be more awed than afraid. Crashing branches and tumbling slates woke people, but when they turned to each other in bed it was to exclaim about the wind ’s strength &ndash...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 2, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Ian Jack Tags: Climate change Science UK weather UK news Source Type: news

Philippines to charge officials of Sanofi, government over dengue vaccine
The Philippine Department of Justice on Friday said it had found probable cause to indict officials from French drugmaker Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over 10 deaths it said were linked to use of a dengue vaccine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Philippines DOJ to indict Sanofi employees over vax deaths
The Philippine Department of Justice said it will indict employees from Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over a series of deaths related to the French drugmaker's dengue vaccine. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
Source: PharmaManufacturing.com - March 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Philippines to charge officials of Sanofi, gov't over deaths linked to vaccine
The Philippine Department of Justice said on Friday it has found probable cause to indict officials from French drugmaker Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over 10 deaths it said were linked to use of a dengue vaccine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Philippines to charge officials of Sanofi, government over dengue deaths
The Philippine Department of Justice said on Friday it had found probable cause to indict officials from French drugmaker Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over a series of deaths related to a dengue vaccine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Philippines says to charge officials of Sanofi, government over dengue deaths
The Philippine justice ministry said on Friday it had found probable cause to indict officials from French drugmaker Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over a series of dengue-related deaths. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

EMS Medical Directors Chart the Future of EMS at Annual Gathering of Eagles
The Metropolitan Medical Directors Coalition (AKA “Eagles”) 21st Annual Retreat (AKA “Eagle Creek”) was held Wednesday and Thursday, February 27 and 28, at the Dallas Sheraton Hotel under the leadership of Paul Pepe, MD. The closed, invitation-only retreat is attended by 70 medical directors from the most-populated metropolitan EMS systems as well as 18 EMS fellows—33% of the nation’s current EMS fellows. This group oversees EMS for a combined population of over 114 million people in the United States and abroad, with representatives from Canada; Germany; New Zealand; Italy; Amsterdam, T...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - February 28, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT P Tags: Top Story News Exclusive Articles Patient Care Administration and Leadership Operations Source Type: news

EMS Medical Directors Chart the Future of EMS at Annual Gathering of Eagles
The Metropolitan Medical Directors Coalition (AKA “Eagles”) 21st Annual Retreat (AKA “Eagle Creek”) was held Wednesday and Thursday, February 27 and 28, at the Dallas Sheraton Hotel under the leadership of Paul Pepe, MD. The closed, invitation-only retreat is attended by 70 medical directors from the most-populated metropolitan EMS systems as well as 18 EMS fellows—33% of the nation’s current EMS fellows. This group oversees EMS for a combined population of over 114 million people in the United States and abroad, with representatives from Canada; Germany; New Zealand; Italy; Amsterdam, T...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - February 28, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT P Tags: Top Story News Exclusive Articles Patient Care Administration and Leadership Operations Source Type: news

EMS Medical Directors Chart the Future of EMS at Annual Gathering of Eagles
The Metropolitan Medical Directors Coalition (AKA “Eagles”) 21st Annual Retreat (AKA “Eagle Creek”) was held Wednesday and Thursday, February 27 and 28, at the Dallas Sheraton Hotel under the leadership of Paul Pepe, MD. The closed, invitation-only retreat is attended by 70 medical directors from the most-populated metropolitan EMS systems as well as 18 EMS fellows—33% of the nation’s current EMS fellows. This group oversees EMS for a combined population of over 114 million people in the United States and abroad, with representatives from Canada; Germany; New Zealand; Italy; Amsterdam, T...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - February 28, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT P Tags: Top Story News Exclusive Articles Patient Care Administration and Leadership Operations Source Type: news

EMS Medical Directors Chart the Future of EMS at Annual Gathering of Eagles
The Metropolitan Medical Directors Coalition (AKA “Eagles”) 21st Annual Retreat (AKA “Eagle Creek”) was held Wednesday and Thursday, February 27 and 28, at the Dallas Sheraton Hotel under the leadership of Paul Pepe, MD. The closed, invitation-only retreat is attended by 70 medical directors from the most-populated metropolitan EMS systems as well as 18 EMS fellows—33% of the nation’s current EMS fellows. This group oversees EMS for a combined population of over 114 million people in the United States and abroad, with representatives from Canada; Germany; New Zealand; Italy; Amsterdam, T...
Source: JEMS Operations - February 28, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT P Tags: Top Story News Exclusive Articles Patient Care Administration and Leadership Operations Source Type: news

After attacks, MSF suspends Ebola treatment in epicenter of Congo outbreak
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has suspended medical activities at the epicenter of an Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo after two of its facilities were torched by unidentified assailants, the French charity said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Staar Surgical inks deal with Iberian eye clinic group
Staar Surgical (NSDQ:STAA) said today it inked a strategic cooperation agreement with ophthalmology clinic group Vista Oftalmólogos to offer its Evo Visian implantable collamer lenses for patients suffering from nearsightedness. Vista Oftalmólogos is a 49-clinic group across Spain, France, Portugal and Morocco and employs more than 200 eye doctors and has 1,000 employees, Monrovia, Calif.-based Staar Surgical said. “Providing the highest level of science-backed vision services to ensure satisfied patients is the common endeavor of every Vista clinic and the Evo Visian ICL fulfills that goal fitting...
Source: Mass Device - February 28, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Optical/Ophthalmic STAAR Surgical Co Source Type: news

Epidemiology of trauma in France: mortality and risk factors based on a national medico-administrative database - B ège T, Pauly V, Orleans V, Boyer L, Leone M.
INTRODUCTION: In industrialised countries, trauma is a public health challenge. Despite disposing of a highly evolved and complex health care system, France does not dispose of a national trauma registry or trauma system. Little is known about the epidemio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Robocath wins CE Mark for R-One coronary platform
Robocath said today that it won CE Mark approval in the European Union for its R-One cardiovascular-focused robotics system. The Rouen, France-based company touted the R-One as the first interventional cardiology-focused robotic system to win CE Mark approval. The system is designed to assist in stenting procedures, Robocath said. The company said that it is planning a new funding round to support commercialization of the device over the next few years. “The whole Robocath team is proud to have taken this major step forward in our development, which comes just a few days after our first sale of a training robot ...
Source: Mass Device - February 27, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Cardiovascular Featured Regulatory/Compliance Robotics Robocath Source Type: news

FDA clears Axilum Robotics ’ system for TMS positioning
(Image from Axilum Robotics) Strasbourg, France-based Axilum Robotics said today that it has received 510(k) clearance from FDA for its TMS-Cobot TS MV, indicated for the spatial positioning and orientation of the treatment coil of the MagVenture TMS Therapy system. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive neurostimulation technique. Its approved and potential applications range from neuroscience research to the treatment of drug-resistant neurological or psychiatric diseases. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Design & Outsourcing.   The post FDA clears Axilum Robo...
Source: Mass Device - February 25, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Business/Financial News Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation News Well Robotics axilumrobotics MagVenture Source Type: news