Pregnant women in the UK told NOT to travel to part of India
Public Health England has upgraded the risk status of catching the virus in Rajasthan - which borders the Taj Mahal - to high. Zika can cause microcephaly for children in the womb. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elizabeth Warren's ancestor was actually a militia member who rounded up Cherokee Indians
(Natural News) Sen. Elizabeth Warren has been one of POTUS Donald Trump’s most vociferous critics, and she has particularly bristled at his reference to her as “Pocahontas,” a jab at her alleged Native American heritage which she has used in the past as a means of advancing her academic career prior to politics. As such, in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India treats 'Netflix addiction' as internet use surges
"Netflix and chill" has morphed into an apparent case of "Netflix addiction" for a man in India, where the video-streaming site has surged as areas long cut off from the internet get connected with on-demand entertainment. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zika spreads rapidly in India, with 80 cases confirmed
The number of people infected with the Zika virus in India has increased to 80 confirmed cases in the western state of Rajasthan, including at least 18 pregnant women. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zika spreads rapidly in India
The number of people infected with the Zika virus in India has increased to 80 confirmed cases in the western state of Rajasthan, including at least 18 pregnant women. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India regulators update medical device and IVD oversight programs
By Stewart Eisenhart, Emergo Group Indian regulators have recently announced several updates regarding their medical device and IVD oversight programs. Get the full story here at the Emergo Group’s blog. The opinions expressed in this blog post are the author’s only and do not necessarily reflect those of MassDevice.com or its employees. The post India regulators update medical device and IVD oversight programs appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - October 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog Emergo Group Source Type: news

Philips Launches First Global Start-Up Collaboration Program Focused on the Application of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare
Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG; AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, announced the launch of its first global start-up collaboration program involving Philips' innovation hubs in Cambridge (US), Eindhoven (the Netherlands), Bangalore (India) and Shanghai (China) focused on the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - October 17, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Philips Business and Industry Source Type: news

Culturally Appropriate Mental Health Care to Address American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) Mental Health Disparities
Blog post from the National Partnership for Action to End Health Disparities on the mental health needs of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) people as well as the importance of culturally competent assessment and care. Discusses mental health disparities, historical trauma, and discrimination. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - October 17, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Eliminating emissions in India and China could add years to people's lives
(Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) In a recent study, researchers from Harvard University wanted to know how replacing coal-fired powerplants in China and India with clean, renewable energy could benefit human health and save lives in the future. The researchers found that eliminating harmful emissions from powerplants could save an estimated annual 15 million years of life in China and 11 million years of life in India. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Clinerion and S4 Research Partner to Accelerate the Introduction of...
Clinerion and S4 Research announce a partnership to expand the global network of hospitals on the Clinerion’s Patient Network Explorer platform into India. International pharmaceutical companies will...(PRWeb October 17, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/clinerion_and_s4_research_partner_to_accelerate_the_introduction_of_innovative_medical_treatments_to_india/prweb15835942.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) – Chelsea Misquith, Ruth Lilly Medical Library
Thanks to the NNLM/GMR, I was able to attend the 3rd National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) this year in Albuquerque, New Mexico from September 26 – 30. JCLC is a joint initiative organized by the ethnic caucuses of the American Library Association (ALA): American Indian Library Association (AILA), the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA), the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA), the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA), and REFORMA: The National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-spe...
Source: The Cornflower - October 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Miles Dietz-Castel Tags: Blog Conferences and Meetings Funding Source Type: news

Stigma Surrounds Addiction Treatment for Pregnant People in Indian Country
Discusses the issue of opioid misuse disorder among pregnant women on Native American reservations and the stigma related to seeking treatment while pregnant. The rate of drug-related deaths among Native Americans and Alaska Natives is nearly twice that of the general population and in 2015 they had the highest rates of death from drug overdose of any ethnicity. Also touches on efforts on reservations in Minnesota and Wisconsin to address these issues. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - October 16, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

DCGI asks company to recall Ozurdex Intravitreal implants
During a routine manufacturing inspection, a silicone particle, approximately 300 microns in diameter, was observed in dispensed Ozurdex implants, a statement by the Allergan India Private Limited said. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Boehringer Ingelheim increases awareness of health with the micro enterprise project 'Elephants' in South India
Boehringer Ingelheim announced the start of a new self-help project in India to increase awareness of hygiene and health. On the occasion of the Global Handwashing Day 2018, October 15 the company would like to draw attention to the hygienic conditions in the impoverished regions around the world. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Boehringer Ingelheim Business and Industry Source Type: news

Risk factors for pedestrian injury on tribal lands (2384) - Vachal K.
Background American Indians have the highest rate of pedestrian death per capita among ethnic groups in the United States. In North Dakota, the incidence rate for pedestrian involvement in crashes 3.9% on tribal lands compared to less than 0.1% among othe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Workplace heat exposure management in Indian construction workers using cooling garment - Ashtekar S, Mishra S, Kapadia V, Nag P, Singh G.
Construction workers are at high risk of heat-related illnesses during summer months in India. The personal cooling garment (PCG) is a microclimate assistive device that provides protection from heat stress. The applicability and efficacy of wearing PCG fo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Understanding drivers of human-leopard conflicts in the Indian Himalayan region: spatio-temporal patterns of conflicts and perception of local communities towards conserving large carnivores - Naha D, Sathyakumar S, Rawat GS.
Human killing is the decisive and most critical expression of human-leopard conflict and needs to be addressed sensitively to maintain local support for leopard conservation in India. This research was undertaken to investigate the ecological aspects of hu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Epidemiology and outcome of acute kidney injury due to venomous animals from a subtropical region of India - Vikrant S, Jaryal A, Gupta D, Parashar A.
AIM: To study the epidemiology and outcome of acute kidney injury (AKI) caused by venomous animals. METHODS: A retrospective study of patients admitted at Indira Gandhi Medical College Hospital, Shimla, with AKI due to venomous animals over a perio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Russell's viper envenomation-associated Addisonian crisis - Senthilkumaran S, Menezes RG, Hussain SA, Luis SA, Thirumalaikolundusubramanian P.
We report a case of bilateral adrenal hemorrhage in a 28-y-old man with Russell's viper bite that occurred in the Sathyamangalam forest range in the Indian state of Tamil N... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Histopathological profile in fatal yellow phosphorous poisoning - Das S, Reddy UVUV, Hamide A, Badhe B, Ravichandran M, Murthy AS.
This study is an autopsy-based observational study w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Women & Youth Key to Achieving Agenda 2030 in South-South Cooperation
India and Kenya signed agreements in the field of agriculture during Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta’s visit to New Delhi. Credit: G.N. JhaBy Siddharth ChatterjeeNAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 15 2018 (IPS)By 2050 Africa will have 830 million young people. Many countries in the global south, India included are seeing a youth(men and women) bulge. To reap a demographic dividend countries in the global south need to share and exchange knowledge to leapfrog socio-economic transformation. When the Buenos Aires Plan of Action for Technical Cooperation Amongst Developing Countries (BAPA) was adopted, few would have predicted that onl...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Siddharth Chatterjee Tags: Africa Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Food & Agriculture Gender Green Economy Headlines Health Labour Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

Zika virus WARNING: Which countries are affected? Nine symptoms to watch out for
ZIKA virus is spreading rapidly in India with reports revealing the number of infected people is 60. But which other countries are affected and what are the symptoms you need to be wary of? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

15cm-long parasitic worm is removed from an eye
The patient sought help at New Medical Centre in Kundapur in India. It is unknown how the worm got into his eye. Doctors warned the worm had potential to permanently damage his eyesight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RIT researchers use deep learning to help preserve the Seneca language
(Rochester Institute of Technology) A new research project at Rochester Institute of Technology will help ensure the endangered language of the Seneca Indian Nation will be preserved. Using deep learning, a form of artificial intelligence, RIT researchers are building an automatic speech recognition application to document and transcribe the traditional language of the Seneca people. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dr Reddy ’s to sell Hyderabad API unit to Therapiva
Therapiva is a joint venture between Omnicare Drugs India, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi based Neopharma LLC, and Laxai Life Sciences. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Zika virus cases spike in India's Jaipur as peak tourist season nears
At least 55 people have tested positive for the Zika virus in India's tourist city of Jaipur, up from 22 a week ago, the local health department said on Sunday, raising fears the virus is spreading just ahead of peak tourist season. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Varian acquires oncology software company Noona
Radiation oncology firm Varian Medical Systems has completed its acquisition...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian signs educational partner in India Varian makes changes at 2 divisions Varian treats 1st patient with Halcyon in India Varian delivers cyclotron to Fla. treatment center Varian acquires radiation therapy support firm (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Child hunger 'serious' in India while its economy grows fast
A global hunger index has been released showing about 20 percent of Indian children under 5 suffer from acute under-nutrition in the same week the IMF projected India to be the world's fastest-growing economy (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

India hit with its biggest outbreak of Zika to date, with 32 confirmed cases
India has recorded its biggest outbreak of Zika virus to date, with 32 cases confirmed in Jaipur, capital of the western state of Rajasthan. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

15cm-long parasitic worm is removed from an eye
The patient sought help at New Medical Centre in Kundapur in India. It is unknown how the worm got into his eye. Doctors warned the worm had potential to permanently damage his eyesight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A small annual herb found in India shows promise in gout treatment
(Natural News) Did you know that gout was so painful, Europeans used to depict it as a demon? Its real nature is, of course, less sinister but is in no way less worrisome. A study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine looked at the five-leaved carpetweed (Mollugo pentaphylla) and how its extract... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India on Alert as Zika Virus Hits Tourism Hotspot of Jaipur India on Alert as Zika Virus Hits Tourism Hotspot of Jaipur
India has sent experts to try to contain an outbreak of the zika virus in the popular tourist destination of Jaipur, capital of the northern state of Rajasthan, with a close watch on pregnant women.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Glympse Bio raises $22M for disease-detecting sensors
Sensor-driven disease detection company Glympse Bio has raised $22 million in a Series A round to fund clinical trials for its technology. The Cambridge, Mass.-based company uses bioengineered activity sensors transported to the site of disease in patients to investigate biological targets such as proteases – a class of enzymes that drive critical disease pathways. Once a disease is located, the sensor emits a signal that can be detected noninvasively from the recipient’s urine, according to the company. A spinout from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Glympse Bio is applying machine learnin...
Source: Mass Device - October 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Bioelectronic Medicine Blog Business/Financial News Diagnostics Featured Funding Roundup Research & Development glympsebio Massachusetts Institute of Technology Source Type: news

Five Dead, 35 Injured in Train Derailment in India
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say an express train has partially derailed in northern India, killing five passengers and injuring dozens more. Police director general OP Singh said rescuers have responded to the scene where the train's engine and five cars derailed about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. It occurred at a railway station in Rae Bareli, 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh state. At least 35 passengers were injured and taken to hospitals. Singh said buses were used to take the passengers to a safe place The derailment occurred when the rain was entering the station zone, but th...
Source: JEMS Operations - October 10, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Mass Casualty Incidents Operations Source Type: news

Five Dead, 35 Injured in Train Derailment in India
LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say an express train has partially derailed in northern India, killing five passengers and injuring dozens more. Police director general OP Singh said rescuers have responded to the scene where the train's engine and five cars derailed about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday. It occurred at a railway station in Rae Bareli, 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh state. At least 35 passengers were injured and taken to hospitals. Singh said buses were used to take the passengers to a safe place The derailment occurred when the rain was entering the station zone, but th...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 10, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Mass Casualty Incidents Operations Source Type: news

What does climate change really cost society? This lab is trying to find out
Studies by the Climate Impact Lab have found that higher temperatures increase suicide ratesOne of the biggest hubs of real-time climate research is a lab hundreds of miles from the rising seas and melting ice caps. There are no test tubes or beakers. Instead young scientists and economists hunch over computers analyzing the newest data.A group of them are currently reviewing a study that considers whether crime levels are connected to monsoon seasons. The findings are a tiny part of a big question: how much is climate change costing society, and who ’s paying?Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 10, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Emily Holden in Chicago Tags: Climate change Environment Science US news India Source Type: news

Dr. Kiran Patel invests $60 million in medical device company, will move HQ to Tampa
Dr. Kiran Patel has invested $60 million in a medical device company that will allow it to pursue clinical testing of new cardiovascular technology — and he plans to move the company's headquarters to Tampa. Patel, a cardiologist and serial entrepreneur, has backed Concept Medical Inc., which is currently based in Miami and has a manufacturing subsidiary, Envision Scientific Pvt. Ltd., in India. CMI announced the deal on Tuesday. Patel is the founder of WellCare Health Plans Inc. (NYSE: WCG),… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ashley Gurbal Kritzer Source Type: news

Dr. Kiran Patel invests $60 million in medical device company, will move HQ to Tampa
Dr. Kiran Patel has invested $60 million in a medical device company that will allow it to pursue clinical testing of new cardiovascular technology — and he plans to move the company's headquarters to Tampa. Patel, a cardiologist and serial entrepreneur, has backed Concept Medical Inc., which is currently based in Miami and has a manufacturing subsidiary, Envision Scientific Pvt. Ltd., in India. CMI announced the deal on Tuesday. Patel is the founder of WellCare Health Plans Inc. (NYSE: WCG),… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ashley Gurbal Kritzer Source Type: news

Unemployed man, 26, is treated for an addiction to NETFLIX at a 'digital rehab' clinic in India
Doctors in Bangalore said the 26-year-old sunk began streaming films and TV shows to shut out reality by binge-watching shows for more than seven hours a day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Surgeons chip away at the cheekbones of man with 'lion face syndrome'
A man known only as Suresh, from Tamil Nadu in the south of India, needed surgery to reshape his skull because of a condition called leontiasis ossea which causes the face bones to overgrow. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The MRC funds £2m study to address global mental health stigma
A landmark global study that looks to understand and reduce the stigma that surrounds mental ill health has received a£2 million grant award from the MRC. The Indigo Partnership is one of the largest studies of its kind and will develop and test new methods to reduce stigma in China, Ethiopia, India and Tunisia. (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - October 9, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Cancer Trends in India: First Comprehensive Report Cancer Trends in India: First Comprehensive Report
The first comprehensive estimates for 28 cancers in each Indian state over 26 years (1990 - 2016) are now available, and they highlight prevailing disparities.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

India on alert as zika virus hits tourism hotspot of Jaipur
India has sent experts to try to contain an outbreak of the zika virus in the popular tourist destination of Jaipur, capital of the northern state of Rajasthan, with a close watch on pregnant women. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

MRC funds £2m study to address global mental health stigma
A landmark global study that looks to understand and reduce the stigma that surrounds mental ill health has received a£2 million grant award from the MRC. The Indigo Partnership is one of the largest studies of its kind and will develop and test new methods to reduce stigma in China, Ethiopia, India and Tunisia. (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - October 9, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Alleviate lower back pain naturally with traditional Persian therapies
(Natural News) Lower back pain is one of the most common pain symptoms among people aged 45 to 65. Unfortunately, contemporary lower back pain treatments are not always effective and even have side effects. Thus, there is an increasing interest in alternative pain treatments. In a study published in the Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Indian Health Service Provider Vacancies a ‘Never-ending Cycle’
Discusses a recentGovernment Accountability Office report examining causes of and potential solutions to high staff vacancy rates at Indian Health Service (IHS) facilities. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - October 8, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Ayushman Bharat can be a model to develop low cost healthcare systems in other parts of the world: GE Healthcare
As large Indian drug makers embark on their drive to manufacture biosimilar and complex vaccines, GE is hoping to ride on this next wave. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - October 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A potential remedy for rheumatoid arthritis may be found in this Ayurvedic medicine
(Natural News) The classical Ayurveda medicinal system offers a potential remedy for the often crippling pain of rheumatoid arthritis. Indian researchers recently tested the efficacy of two Ayurvedic medicines – Bhallatakadi Churna with guda and Bhallatak guggulu – in relieving the painful symptoms of the chronic autoimmune disease. Ayurveda describes rheumatoid arthritis as “Amavata.” Over... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethical and definitional considerations in research on child sexual violence in India - Dayal R, Kalokhe AS, Choudhry V, Pillai D, Beier K, Patel V.
BACKGROUND: While critically important, child sexual violence (CSV) research poses numerous ethical and safety challenges. Recently, the studies dedicated to understanding and addressing CSV in India have been on the rise, but no published ethical guidelin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A call for culturally-relevant interventions to address child abuse and neglect in American Indian communities - Joe A, McElwain C, Woodard K, Bell S.
The American Indian population has the highest rate of child abuse and neglect in the country at 14.2 cases per 1000 children. Yet, there is a paucity of child abuse interventions available and an even deeper need of culturally relevant interventions for A... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news