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Get malaria response ‘back on track,’ UN says, as progress stalls and funding flatlines
Marking World Malaria Day, the head of the United Nations health agency on Wednesday stressed the need to get the global response against the disease back on track while acknowledging progress that had  helped avert millions of malaria deaths, especially among children, since 2000. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - April 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nurse and midwife numbers dragged down by Brexit effect
  Commenting on new figures from the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) published today (Wednesday) on the numbers of nurses and midwives either leaving or joining its register to practice in the UK, UNISON head of health Sara Gorton said: “Brexit has made many European nationals feel decidedly unwelcome. And with NHS staffing pressures showing no sign of easing, no-one could blame nurses and midwives for thinking they’ll be better off elsewhere. “This European exodus continues apace, simply because the Prime Minister has yet to do enough to reassure EU nurses and midwives that they’ll have ri...
Source: UNISON Health care news - April 25, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release EU european union Midwives NHS NMC nurses Sara Gorton Source Type: news

How to Wipe Out Malaria for Good
Malaria has plagued humanity for thousands of years. Caused by a tiny parasite transported from person to person by a certain kind of mosquito, the disease poses a risk to nearly half the world’s population. The WHO attempted to eradicate malaria in the 1960s and while it succeeded in ridding many countries of the disease, it fell short of the goal due to growing drug resistance and by failing to focus enough attention on Africa. Every year on World Malaria Day, April 25, the malaria community celebrates progress made to date and focuses on the challenges ahead. This year is especially exciting as just this past Fri...
Source: TIME: Health - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin M. Stuckey Tags: Uncategorized Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Malaria World Malaria Day Source Type: news

From Declaration to Action: Improving Immunization in Africa
Inviolate Akinyi, a 46-year-old grandmother, got her granddaughter immunized using a mix of private and public clinics. Credit: Veronique Magnin – Habari Kibra VolunteerBy Joyce NgangaNAIROBI, Kenya, Apr 25 2018 (IPS)Inviolate Akinyi, a 46-year-old grandmother, is certain that her grand-daughter needs to get all her vaccines for her to grow up healthy and strong. She uses a mix of private and public clinics in Kibera, one of the largest informal settlement in Nairobi, to get the 15-month-old the shots she needs. Mary Awour, mother to two-year-old Vilance Amondi, also believes immunization is important to protect her ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Nganga Tags: Africa Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing Dean on Global Funding
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - April 25, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Gender Bias in Peer Review of Research Grants May Penalize Women Gender Bias in Peer Review of Research Grants May Penalize Women
Female researchers may be less successful at winning grant funding than their male counterparts with similar experience and qualifications at least in part because of gender bias among reviewers, a Canadian study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Business of Medicine News Source Type: news

Mother Forms Company to Tackle Brain-Based Disorders
What do you do when you have a child that’s suffering from a neurological disorder and nothing seems to work? What do you do when each visit to the doctor leads to more questions and more confusions. It’s a scenario that no mother wants to go through, yet Malekeh Amini found herself in with her son. “He was diagnosed with one neurological disorder at the age of 5, then another when he was six and another,” Amini told MD+DI. “It just continued to become more and more complex. After running around from one clinic to another and not knowing how to manage his symptoms and not knowing really how to...
Source: MDDI - April 24, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Business Source Type: news

Jordan: Access to Medical Care at Risk for Syrian Refugees
At the Brussels Conference on Syria, MSF urges  donor countries to scale up health funding for Syrian refugees in Jordan. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jess Brown Source Type: news

Federal R & D Funding, by Budget Function: Fiscal Years 2016-18
This report contains data on the budget authority provided to U.S. federal agencies to fund the research and development and R&D plant components of their programs in FYs 2016-18. The 24 detailed statistical tables in this report provide this budget authority detail by agency and major programs for each of the categories in which R&D is present. Data were compiled for the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics within the National Science Foundation. (Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources)
Source: NSF - Statistics on U.S. Science and Engineering Resources - April 24, 2018 Category: Statistics Source Type: news

Blog: The future of our country depends on it
Tomorrow UNISON will be in the House of Commons, making the case for proper nursery funding. Over the years, UNISON has led the campaign against closures to nurseries, sure start centres and early-years services. Tomorrow that fight continues, with UNISON members in Salford bringing together three of their local MPs to lobby them on nursery cuts and closures. UNISON stands by our members in Salford who are fighting to keep services going. We all know that early-years education has come under extreme pressure across the country as a result of austerity economics. Yet at the same time, these are vital services that have a pr...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - April 24, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News early years Source Type: news

Peninsula cancer drug company snags $56 million in funding, new hires
Revolution Medicines has added cash and people as it zeroes in on cancer. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 24, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

How a New Kind of Autopsy Is Helping in the Fight Against Cancer
After Keith Beck died of bile duct cancer last year, family members said, more than 900 people showed up to pay respects to the popular athletic director at the University of Findlay in northwestern Ohio. Many were former students who recalled acts of kindness during Beck’s nearly 30-year career: $20 given to a kid who was broke, textbooks bought for a student whose parents were going through bankruptcy, a spot cleared to sleep on Beck’s living room floor. But few knew about Beck’s final gesture of generosity. The 59-year-old had agreed to a “rapid autopsy,” a procedure conducted within hours ...
Source: TIME: Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JoNel Aleccia / Kaiser Health News Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthytime Source Type: news

Women not getting a fair say at academic conferences, research reveals
Male conference organisers disproportionately choose men over women when assigning speaking slotsWomen get fewer chances than men to speak about their work at scientific conferences, largely because those in the upper echelons of academia are male, research has revealed.While speaking at conferences is a key part of academic life, not only raising the profile of researchers but helping them to share ideas and find job and funding opportunities, the latest study confirms what many scientists have long suspected to be true: men give more talks than women.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Science Research Education Higher education Women Source Type: news

Nigeria:Nigeria to Bridge Malaria Funding Gap With N108bn Lifeline
[Vanguard] AS the world marks this year's World Malaria Day, Nigeria has renewed its efforts by committing to raise malaria up the national priority list, including securing $300 million (108 billion ) in new financing from the World Bank, Islamic Development Bank and African Development Bank to help finance its national malaria strategy. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - April 24, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

ATS Foundation and ResMed announce two-year research grant in sleep-disordered breathing
(American Thoracic Society) The ATS Foundation is pleased to announce its new ATS Foundation/ResMed Research Fellowship in Sleep-disordered Breathing and PAP Therapy. The award will provide funding for two years in the amount of $100,000, provided by ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD), a global leader in connected health with more than 4 million cloud-connected PAP devices monitoring patients every night. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 24, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

David Oliver: Falls in older people-can we really make a difference? - Oliver D.
This month an Observer headline reported a 177% increase in deaths from falls among men over 85 from 2008 to 2016, although the population of over 85s rose only 19%. It linked the story to serious cuts in social care funding and provision in that period... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Do online bicycle routing portals adequately address prevalent safety concerns? - Loidl M, Hochmair HH.
Safety concerns are among the most prevalent deterrents for bicycling. The provision of adequate bicycling infrastructure is considered as one of the most efficient means to increase cycling safety. However, limited public funding does not always allow age... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Gender bias in peer review of research grants may penalize women
(Reuters Health) - Female researchers may be less successful at winning grant funding than their male counterparts with similar experience and qualifications at least in part because of gender bias among reviewers, a Canadian study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cheetah Medical raises $7m
Cheetah Medical said last week that it raised $7 million in an equity round. The Newton, Mass.-based company makes noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring devices using an algorithm designed to allow physicians to examine a patient’s full hemodynamic profile. In a regulatory filing, Cheetah Medical said 16 unnamed investors participated in the round, with the first sale coming April 12. The firm raised $11.8 million in an expanded Series C round last September, involving MVM Life Science Partners, Springfield Investment Management, Fletcher Spaght Ventures, HighCape Partners and Robert Basch Venture Capital...
Source: Mass Device - April 23, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Funding Roundup Patient Monitoring Cheetah Medical Source Type: news

St. Louis Veterans Home gets $13.1 million for construction and renovations
The state-run St. Louis Veterans Home has been awarded $13.1 million for renovation and construction projects.   The funding is through a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs grant program. The VA State Veterans Home Construction Grant Program has awarded a total of $25.5 million to state-run veterans homes in Missouri. “Our veterans have sacrificed so much for the safety and freedoms we’re privileged to enjoy in this country—so it’s only right that we fight to ensure they’re able to retire… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Nathan Rubbelke Source Type: news

How Well Funded Are America's Marijuana Startups? [Infographic]
On Friday, marijuana smokers in the U.S. lit up legally to mark " 420 " , an unofficial holiday to celebrate the drug. With funding in the U.S. marijuana market close to the $600 million mark in 2017, they certainly have a lot to celebrate this time around. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Niall McCarthy, Contributor Source Type: news

£6m pledge for children of alcoholics
The government funding will go towards mental health services and outreach programmes for parents. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adjusting suicide rates in a military population: methods to determine the appropriate standard population - Watkins EY, Spiess A, Abdul-Rahman I, Hill C, Gibson N, Nichols J, McLeod V, Johnson L, Mitchell T, Pecko JA, Cox K.
We describe the methodological conside... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

FY18 Announcement of the Availability of Funds for Phase I New and Innovative Strategies (Tier 2) to Prevent Teenage Pregnancy and Promote Healthy Adolescence
Funding to develop and test new and innovative strategies to prevent teen pregnancy, promote healthy adolescence and address youth sexual risk holistically to result in healthy decision making and future thriving by enhancing protective factors with youth, with supplementary focus possible at the systems-level and/or with families and/or caregivers. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FY18 Announcement of Availability of Funds for Phase I Replicating Programs (Tier 1) Effective in the Promotion of Healthy Adolescence and the Reduction of Teenage Pregnancy and Associated Risk Behaviors
Funding to replicate and scale up programs that include the protective factors shown to be effective in the prevention of risk behaviors, including teen pregnancy. The overall goal is to promote healthy adolescence and to address youth sexual risk holistically or across the interrelated factors that promote optimal health and result in healthy decision-making and teen pregnancy prevention. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - April 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UTHealth receives funding to study stem cell therapy for traumatic injury
(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has received funding through a public/private partnership for the first-ever clinical trial investigating a stem cell therapy for early treatment and prevention of complications after severe traumatic injury. The proposed Phase 2 trial is underwritten with $2 million from the Medical Technology Consortium (MTEC) and $1.5 million from Memorial Hermann Foundation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 23, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Nigeria:Less Than 10% Nigerian Households Have Access to Potable Water - Unicef Chief
[Premium Times] Zaid Jurji is the Chief of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) for UNICEF Nigeria. In this exclusive interview with 'PREMIUM TIMES' Nike Adebowale, he talks about the WASH project, funding and the problem of open defecation in Nigeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania Could See Big Returns on Family Planning Investments
April 23, 2018Let ’s not let another second, day, or year go by where we fail to address the demand for family planning in Tanzania.Providing contraception and reproductive health services to those who want them globally would cost $3.6 billion per year. But, according to 60 teams of economists and representatives from the United Nations, NGOs and private sector businesses,that investment would generate annual benefits around $432 billion.  That ’s a $120 return per dollar spent.  In fact, these teams ranked access to contraceptives as the second highest on a list of scenarios that could generate the ...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Getting in on the Embolic Protection Action for TAVR
There has been an increase in the need for embolization protection devices as the risk for stroke and other neurological damage from transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) procedures continues to become more prevalent.   Santa Cruz, CA -based Emboline is looking to enter the embolization protection space, which is set to grow from $406 million this year to $605 million by 2023, according to a report from ResearchandMarkets. The emerging medtech company's contribution to the space would come from its Emboliner Embolic Protection Catheter.  The Emboliner is a cylindrical mesh filter that completely...
Source: MDDI - April 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Implants Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Growing biotech jobs in the Triad? It's a 'Catch-22'
The biotech company hopes its research in placenta tissue will eventually help wounds heal and people with arthritis avoid joint replacements. The potential is huge — but so is the challenge of securing funding. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

Growing biotech jobs in the Triad? It's a 'Catch-22'
The biotech company hopes its research in placenta tissue will eventually help wounds heal and people with arthritis avoid joint replacements. The potential is huge — but so is the challenge of securing funding. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

Harnessing Big Data to Halt HIV (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Funding to promote research that transforms understanding of HIV transmission, the HIV care continuum, and HIV comorbidities using Big Data Science (BDS). (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - April 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

BenevolentAI gets $115M to harness AI for new drug discovery
BenevolentAI, a UK company using artificial intelligence for drug development, has raised $115 million in new funding, mostly from undisclosed investors in the United States. Existing backer Woodford Investment Management also participated in the round, which brings the company ’s total funds raised to over $200 million. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 20, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

People Inc. receives $1 million to enhance health center
People Inc. has received $1 million in state funding to support its Elmwood Health Center.   The grant will be used to enhance technology and the electronic health records system and boost staffing. It’s also a preliminary step toward expanding the agency’s presence in the neighborhood, with a larger plan to move to a larger facility to meet ongoing demand. The funding comes throug h a line item in the 2019 state budget secured through Sen. Chris Jacobs, who told Buffalo Business First he was… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 20, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Behind the Photo That Made People Think Earth Day Was Founded by a Convicted Killer
Ever since 20 million people took to American streets on April 22, 1970, over the lack of regulation of corporations’ pollution, Earth Day has been an annual chance to motivate citizens to do something good for the planet. The protests and the movement of which they were part helped lead to the creation that year of the new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to do just that, and President Bill Clinton later awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom to environmentalist and U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson for leading the charge in founding Earth Day. Even so, some confusion remains over who founded Earth Day — and ...
Source: TIME: Science - April 20, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Olivia B. Waxman Tags: Uncategorized Environment Source Type: news

Senate Confirms Bridenstine as NASA Head, House Panel Advances NASA Bill
By the narrowest margin in the history of the space agency, the Senate confirmed Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) as NASA administrator yesterday on a party-line vote of 50 to 49. The other chamber of Congress also made NASA news this week, with the House Science Committee advancing a NASA reauthorization bill after a contentious debate over funding recommendations for its Earth Science Division. (Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News)
Source: FYI: The AIP Bulletin of Science Policy News - April 20, 2018 Category: Physics Authors: mambrose Source Type: news

How Minnesota got a Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium
FDA funds a handful of pediatric device innovation groups around the United States. But Dr. Gwenyth Fischer, director of The Pediatric Device Innovation Consortium at the University of Minnesota, thinks there’s something that sets the seven-year-old group apart. The Minnesota group, Fischer said, is focused not only on funding but on getting doctors and other academics with innovative ideas linked with the host of product development, regulatory, reimbursement and other experts around Minneapolis-St. Paul who can help get the concepts commercialized — versus the inventors “spinning their wheels.&rdqu...
Source: Mass Device - April 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Business/Financial News Pediatrics Research & Development devicetalksminnesota pediatricdeviceinnovationconsortium University of Minnesota Source Type: news

Court of Appeal pay victory for Nottingham City Council employees
Nottingham City Council was wrong to deny several hundred of its employees the right to incremental pay increases with effect from April 2011, says a judgment handed down at the Court of Appeal. The local authority workers, backed by their union UNISON, successfully challenged the Council’s 2011 decision to stop them receiving pay rises as they moved up salary scales linked to their jobs. The case, which has been running since July 2013, saw the East Midlands council staff initially take their case to an employment tribunal in Nottingham. UNISON claimed the City Council was guilty of the unlawful deduction of wages b...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - April 20, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release dave prentis Legal local governemnt nottingham Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight National DNA Day is coming up next week on Wednesday, April 25. National DNA Day is celebrating the 15th anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2018! Students, teachers and the public can learn more about how advances in genetics and genomics have changed people’s lives and what the future holds. If your library is participating in, or hosting an event for National DNA Day, Tell us about it! NNLM MAR is always interested in learning about health outreach activities that are happening in Pennsylva...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - April 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Sollis lands $50m for long-acting pain-relief drug
Sollis Therapeutics closed a $50 million round to support a pivotal trial of its non-opioid pain-reliever, according to Ohio-based translator NeuroTechnology Innovations Translator. Deerfield Management led the funding round and was joined by NIT collaborators, including Medtronic (NYSE:MDT), Cardinal Health and Ohio State University. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Sollis lands $50m for long-acting pain-relief drug appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - April 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Funding Roundup Pain Management Pharmaceuticals sollistherapeutics Source Type: news

Endocrine Network Meetings are back for SfE BES 2018
Last year at SfE BES 2017 the Endocrine Networks presented Research Incubator meetings for the first time. Designed to bring endocrinologists together to discuss opportunities for future collaboration and to exchange knowledge, these sessions enabled members to present ideas for research proposals to colleagues. Delegates were then able to provide feedback, insight or even offer resources and collaboration to get the proposals off the ground.The Endocrine Networks again have time allocated in the programme for meetings atSfE BES 2018. Your Endocrine Networks are currently discussing the best format for these meetings. Here...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - April 20, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

NHS Improvement gives more trusts access to £600m 'unearned' STF
Regulators have changed the rules under which a pot of up to £600m of sustainability and transformation funding will be allocated to NHS trusts. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nursery funding campaign goes to Westminster
Nursery campaigners will travel to Westminster on Wednesday 25 April to press the case for prover government funding of this key early-years service for children and working parents. Campaigners from Salford will be to the fore, having arranged the day with the city’s three MPs. Salford UNISON branch secretary Steven North says the city “faces the closure of five nurseries, all of which are rated outstanding by Ofsted, but we know that there are many other areas around the country facing a similar threat because of changes to the funding arrangements.” A coach full of campaigners from Salford, including p...
Source: UNISON Health care news - April 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News children's services education services local government local government and financing local government cuts nurseries nursery schools Source Type: news

A CNIC-coordinated project is set to receive € 1 million in funding over the next 3 years
(Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares) An international research effort led by the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III will receive $1,250,000 ( € 1,021,250) over the next three years through an award from The International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO). HFSPO funds frontier research projects in the life sciences, fostering collaboration between scientists from different countries (or even continents) and working in different specialties. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pensioners face crippling care bills because of a postcard lottery which denies them NHS funding
Patients with serious health problems, including many with dementia, face crippling care bills because of a postcode lottery which sees them denied vital NHS funding, research has found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most of UK doesn ’t provide vital perinatal mental healthcare
Much more must be done on improving access to avoid potentially fatal consequences Related items fromOnMedica Postnatal depression NHS funding boost to support new mothers ’ mental health All women must have access to perinatal mental health service Large shortfall in mental health care for new mothers, UK survey reveals Maternity care findings ‘serious cause for concern’ (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 20, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Unlocking the Potential of AI For Fatty Liver Treatments
ReviveMed, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) spinout, is using artificial intelligence (AI) to unlock the power of metabolomics to discover new therapies to treat diseases. Metabolomics is the large-scale study of small molecules like glucose or cholesterol produced by cellular activity. ReviveMed’s platform could help pharmaceutical companies redesign existing drugs or develop new drugs to help patients suffering from disease. The Cambridge, MA-based company recently raised funding to help further develop its AI solution, closing an oversubscribed seed round of $1.5 million. Rivas Capital led the round, ...
Source: MDDI - April 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Software Source Type: news

How the Real Pilots of Mercury 13 Made the Case for the U.S. to Send Women to Space
The iconic line has become so familiar that it might be hard to imagine it any other way: as the first man on the moon put it, his achievement was “one small step for man.” But what if the first human being on the lunar surface had been a woman? That’s a central question asked by the Netflix documentary Mercury 13, directed by David Sington and Heather Walsh, premiering Friday — and, say the filmmakers, a question that’s still worth asking even decades after the last moon landing. The “13” in question were a group of experienced female pilots — Jerrie Cobb, Janey Hart, Jan Di...
Source: TIME: Science - April 19, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Lily Rothman Tags: Uncategorized space Source Type: news