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Unreported World: Inside the Hospital Helping the War Torn Generation
In the NewsUnreported World: Inside the Hospital Helping the War Torn GenerationNovember 17, 2017Unreported World visits the Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) reconstructive surgery hospital in Amman, Jordan, where teams provide treatment to patients from Yemen and elsewhere. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - November 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jess Brown Source Type: news

TAUB to launch STELLAR DC Acrylic at GNYDM
TAUB Products, a long-time manufacturer of dental consumable products, announced the launch of STELLAR DC Acrylic at the upcoming Greater New York Dental Meeting.STELLAR DC Acrylic, a dual-cure resin, is great for creating patterns for copings and models, and indexing of implants. It can be light-cured in 20 seconds or will cure on its own in 60. It provides the fastest production time of any pattern resin and acrylic, burns out completely and leaves no residue. The material can be layered, reproduces detail accurately, and grinds easily.“STELLAR DC Acrylic is a great addition to our product line,” stated Jorda...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 16, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Merit Medical to pay $100m for Bard, BD biopsy assets
Merit Medical (NSDQ:MMSI) said today that it agreed to pay $100 million for soft tissue biopsy assets Becton Dickinson (NYSE:BDX) and C.R. Bard (NYSE:BCR) need to sell to consummate their $24 billion merger. The deal covers BD’s Achieve and Temno biopsy systems and Tru-Cut biopsy needles, plus Bard’s Aspira pleural effusion drainage and peritoneal drainage systems, South Jordan, Utah-based Merit said. “We believe this is a perfect fit for Merit,” chairman & CEO Fred Lampropoulos said in prepared remarks. “These products are well established with an instal...
Source: Mass Device - November 16, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Mergers & Acquisitions Wall Street Beat Source Type: news

The deferred promise of Islamic-world science
Ten years ago, there was excitement about the prospects for science and innovation across the Islamic world. Was this optimism misplaced?Last week, almost 3,000 scientists and policymakers from 120 countries gathered on the shores of the Dead Sea in Jordan for the 2017World Science Forum. It was a landmark moment for Jordanian science, and a tribute to the vision ofPrincess Sumaya bint El Hassan, president of Jordan ’s Royal Scientific Society, who is in the vanguard of a new generation of leaders championing science and innovation in the region. Jordan is also home to theMiddle East ’s first advanced light sou...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 16, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Ehsan Masood and James Wilsdon Tags: Science Higher education Islam Science policy Arab and Middle East unrest Politics Source Type: news

Archaeologist uncovers rich history at Bradford's lost football ground
Forgotten home of Bradford Park Avenue, abandoned when club folded in 1974, hailed as ‘Angkor Wat of football’In his 40-year career as an archaeologist, Jason Wood has travelled the world, searching for Roman remains in Jordanian citadels and helping to restore royal palaces in Nepal. But his recent project was a little less exotic: digging up a patch of grass by some woods in Bradford.Ever since he was a small boy, Wood had been thinking about the site on Horton Park Avenue, across the road from the ornate Grand Mosque. He remembered his dad pointing out the overgrown grass where a football club had once stood...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 15, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Helen Pidd North of England editor Tags: Bradford UK news Archaeology Science Football Sport Source Type: news

Chipotle denies link to 'Supergirl' actor's illness
(Reuters) - Chipotle Mexican Grill on Monday denied allegations by actor Jeremy Jordan that eating at one of its restaurants landed him in the hospital. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

What can gorillas teach us?
All the gorillas were dying… Over 50 years of trying to breed gorillas in zoos and nothing was working. It didn’t matter where they tried — San Diego, Cincinnati, St. Louis — not even the best zoos in the country could get these gorillas to reproduce. They were facing extinction. And everyone simply accepted that it was impossible to breed gorillas in zoos. That was until one caretaker took a closer look at what the gorillas were eating. For decades, zoos fed the gorillas what they called gorilla biscuits. But, on top of being unable to reproduce, the gorillas were developing diseases like heart di...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - November 7, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Cathy Card Tags: Natural Cures Nutrition carbs coconut oil diabetes gorillas heart disease high blood pressure insulin obesity Syndrome Zero triglycerides Source Type: news

War wounds
Meeting the patients of a MSF-run hospital in Jordan. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shooting at Colorado Walmart Leaves 3 Dead
THORNTON, Colo. (AP) — A man arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting three people inside a suburban Denver Walmart was described Thursday by neighbors as a hostile loner who cursed at them and often carried a shotgun in and out of his third-floor apartment. Police arrested Scott Ostrem, 37, a day after the shooting that killed three people following a brief morning rush-hour chase in the northern Denver suburb of Thornton several blocks from his apartment building and about 5 miles (8 kilometers) from the Walmart. Ostrem was handcuffed at a crowded intersection about 14 hours after the shooting, which killed two me...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 2, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: P. Solomon Banda and Kathleen Foody, Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Surgeon sues J & J ’ s DePuy in royalties dispute
A surgeon who helped Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary DePuy Synthes Spine develop instruments and implants for spine procedures wants a Massachusetts federal court to overturn an arbitrator’s ruling that the company doesn’t owe royalties on the products, according to a lawsuit filed last week in the Bay State. Dr. Carl Lauryssen and his company, Jordan Consulting, helped develop the Mountaineer OCT spinal system and thethe C1 drill guide for occipito-cervico-thoracic spinal fusion procedures. The parties inked the development deal in 2003, but by November 2014 the arrangement had soured, le...
Source: Mass Device - October 31, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Legal News Orthopedics Spinal depuysynthes jordanconsulting Source Type: news

The incidence of depression among residents of assisted living: prevalence and related risk factors - Almomani FM, Bani-Issa W.
This study aims to recognize and estimate the prevalence of depression and its risk factors among residents of assisted living facilities (ALs) in Jordan. BACKGROUND: Depression is commonly experienced by residents of ALs. The condition is, ho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Mental health nurses' perspective of workplace violence in Jordanian mental health hospitals - Al-Azzam M, Al-Sagarat AY, Tawalbeh L, Poedel RJ.
PURPOSE: The purpose was to assess the mental health nurses' perspectives of workplace violence in mental health departments in Jordan. DESIGN AND METHODS: A cross-sectional correlation study was utilized to address the study's purposes. Data were collecte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Merit Medical slides to Q3 red on acquisition expenses
Expenses from recent acquisitions pushed Merit Medical (NSDQ:MMSI) into the red during the third quarter, but the medical device maker still managed to top Wall Street’s earnings forecast for the quarter. CEO Fred Lampropoulos said Merit acquired bone biopsy assets from Laurane Medical; spinal implant maker Osseon; steerable “smart” guidewire maker IntelliMedical Technologies; and ITL Healthcare and its custom procedure pack business. South Jordan, Utah-based Merit posted losses of -$3.6 million, or -7¢ per share, on sales of $179.3 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, com...
Source: Mass Device - October 27, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: MassDevice Earnings Roundup Mergers & Acquisitions Wall Street Beat Merit Medical Systems Inc. Source Type: news

CorInnova raises $6m for EpicHeart soft robotic heart failure treatment
CorInnova said today that it raised $6.1 million from Wellcome Trust for the EpicHeart device it’s developing to treat heart failure. Houston-based CorInnova said EpicHeart is a direct cardiac compression device that uses a collapsible, thin-film, pneumatically actuated soft robotic device to surround both ventricles of the heart. It’s designed to use air to inflate and increase cardiac output by gently squeezing the heart. Founded to commercialize technology developed at Texas A&M University’s Cardiac Mechanics Laboratory by Dr. John Criscione, CorInnova is backed by a group of private inve...
Source: Mass Device - October 26, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Cardiac Assist Devices Funding Roundup Wall Street Beat CorInnova Source Type: news

Different Solutions for the Physician Shortage
There is a shortfall of physicians in the field — here are a few potential ways to keep up with increasing demand. (Source: Physicians Practice)
Source: Physicians Practice - October 23, 2017 Category: Practice Management Authors: Jordan Rosenfeld Tags: Employment Staff Technology Operations Source Type: news

Sexual interest and sexual self-control in men with self-reported sexual interest in children - A first eye tracking study - Jordan K, Fromberger P, M üller I, Wernicke M, Stolpmann G, Müller JL.
Sexual child abuse is one of the most destructive events for child development. One possible approach to avert it is the preventive treatment of individuals with a sexual interest in children. The aim of the current eye tracking study was to compare people... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

From child bride to beauty expert: one Jordanian woman ’s story
Language EnglishAmman, JORDAN – On most weekday afternoons, you can find 22-year-old Hiba* working at a salon in Amman. She has a long list of loyal customers and a steady income. But what few of her clients know is that she was once a child bride – an experience that haunted her for years.At 15, Hiba dropped out of school to marry a man 10 years her senior. Their families were acquainted, and when his family insisted on the arrangement, she was too young to say otherwise.This situation is tragically common – and worsening. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

From child bride to beauty expert: one Jordanian woman ’s story
Amman, JORDAN – On most weekday afternoons, you can find 22-year-old Hiba* working at a salon in Amman. She has a long list of loyal customers and a steady income. But what few of her clients know is that she was once a child bride – an experience that haunted her for years.At 15, Hiba dropped out of school to marry a man 10 years her senior. Their families were acquainted, and when his family insisted on the arrangement, she was too young to say otherwise.This situation is tragically common – and worsening. (Source: UNFPA News)
Source: UNFPA News - October 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: zerzan Source Type: news

V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., elected to the National Academy of Medicine
(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) V. Craig Jordan, Ph.D., professor of Breast Medical Oncology, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine for his discovery of selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs), a class of drugs with far-reaching impact on women's health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 16, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Medtronic wins expanded FDA nod for Endurant II stent graft
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) said today it won expanded FDA approval for its Endurant II and IIs stent graft systems designed to treat abdominal aortic aneurysms, now indicated for use in combination with the Heli-FX EndoAnchor system to treat patients with short, hostile aortic neck anatomies. Prior to receiving the clearance, patients with short infra-renal necks were classified as ineligible for endovascular aneurysm repair, the Fridley, Minn.-based company said. Medtronic estimates that 10-13% of AAA patients have AAA proximal neck anatomies of lower than or equal to 10mm. “Due to the complex and hostile proximal ao...
Source: Mass Device - October 10, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance Stents Vascular Medtronic Source Type: news

Michael Jordan donates $7M for Novant medical clinics
Michael Jordan, majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets, is donating $7 million to Novant Health to build two comprehensive medical clinics to serve communities that are at risk of generational poverty. The Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinics are expected to open in 2020. The precise locations of the clinics were not disclosed in a news release Monday but the targeted areas were identified by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force. "As a longtime partner, we are thrille d… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 10, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Jen Wilson Source Type: news

Michael Jordan donates $7M for medical clinics in Charlotte
Michael Jordan, majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets, is donating $7 million to Novant Health to build two comprehensive medical clinics to serve communities that are at risk of generational poverty. The Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinics are expected to open in 2020. According to The Charlotte Observer, one of the facilities is planned for 3149 and 3153 Freedom Drive and the other is set for the Brightwalk development on Statesville Avenue. "As a longtime partner, we are thr illed… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 9, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jen Wilson Source Type: news

Michael Jordan donates $7M for medical clinics in Charlotte
Michael Jordan, majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets, is donating $7 million to Novant Health to build two comprehensive medical clinics to serve communities that are at risk of generational poverty. The Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinics are expected to open in 2020. According to The Charlotte Observer, one of the facilities is planned for 3149 and 3153 Freedom Drive and the other is set for the Brightwalk development on Statesville Avenue. "As a longtime partner, we are thr illed… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 9, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Jen Wilson Source Type: news

Michael Jordan donates $7M for medical clinics in Charlotte
Michael Jordan, majority owner of the Charlotte Hornets, is donating $7 million to Novant Health to build two comprehensive medical clinics to serve communities that are at risk of generational poverty. The Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinics are expected to open in 2020. The precise locations of the clinics were not disclosed in a news release this morning, but the targeted areas were identified by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Opportunity Task Force. "As a longtime partner, we are… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 9, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Jen Wilson Source Type: news

These Are the Victims of the Las Vegas Shooting
Sonny Melton and his wife, Heather, were listening to Jason Aldean sing some country tunes at a Las Vegas music festival Sunday night when a noise rang out — the sounds of gunfire. Melton, a 29-year-old nurse in Nashville, sprang into action — shielding Heather from the barrage of bullets that rained down on the crowd of more than 22,000 people. Heather was one of the lucky survivors. Melton was not. “At this point, I’m in complete disbelief and despair. I don’t know what to say. Sonny was the most kind-hearted, loving man I have ever met. He saved my life and lost his,” she said in a st...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - October 2, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer Calfas Tags: Uncategorized Las Vegas las vegas shooting onetime Source Type: news

Roy Moore Is Doing Bernie Sanders Progressives a Big Old Favor
A body of water and more than 4,000 miles separate Alabama and Great Britain, but two events occurring within twenty-four hours on both sides of the pond provide a roadmap for the American political landscape. Let’s start with Alabama’s Republican primary. Though grassroots Republicans may have plenty of anger at GOP leadership, interim Senator Luther Strange reeked of home-brewed quid pro quo. As Alabama’s attorney general, Strange forced a delay in the impeachment of sex scandal-plagued Governor Robert Bentley, who would, in turn, appoint him to Jeff Sessions’s vacated seat. The candidacy of theoc...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elise Jordan Tags: Uncategorized GOP party problems Source Type: news

Review: Blade Runner 2049 Is Visually Stunning and Excessively Faithful to the Original
In the olden days—say, 1982—the movies were simpler. A man, a detective of sorts who hunts down and destroys androids, falls in love with a woman, or seemingly a woman. A slippery sax interlude tells you when hot, steamy sex is about to happen, even if you don’t actually see it. And, best of all, this story is trusted to find its natural ending, like a leaping cat landing on its feat. The end credits appear exactly when they should, with no extra interminable interludes of seemingly dead people (or dead seemingly people) rising from unconsciousness to do whatever it is seemingly dead people come back for....
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stephanie Zacharek Tags: Uncategorized blade runner blade runner 2049 Denis Villeneuve harrison ford jared leto movies philip k. dick ridley scott Robin Wright roger deakins Ryan Gosling Source Type: news

The Internet Thinks Photos of This Obama, Bush and Clinton Reunion Feel So Good
The annual Presidents Cup just got three times as presidential. Former U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama all showed up at the New Jersey golf tournament at Liberty National Golf Club to help celebrate the event on Thursday, appearing for a photo op before the first tee-off. And no matter where you fall on the political spectrum, fans of any of the past presidents are enjoying seeing the three living it up on the course together. It’s also a historic moment: as the Associated Press notes, despite its grand name, this is the first time the tournament has hosted three presidents at the same t...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Raisa Bruner Tags: Uncategorized Barack Obama politics Presidents Sports Travel Source Type: news

Inside Donald Trump ’s Latest Battle Against the NFL
The world’s most powerful man picked a busy week to go to war with America’s most popular sport. Donald Trump was navigating a nuclear standoff with North Korea when he touched down in Alabama for a political rally on Sept. 22. In Puerto Rico, millions of Americans were without water or electricity in the wake of Hurricane Maria. A plan to revamp the nation’s health care system faced a pivotal hurdle in the Senate. But the President had another matter on his mind: the squad of football players who had protested racial injustice and police brutality by kneeling, raising their fists or locking their arms du...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alex Altman and Sean Gregory Tags: Uncategorized NFL president trump Source Type: news

Child strengths and placement stability among racial/ethnic minority youth in the child welfare system - Summersett-Ringgold F, Jordan N, Kisiel C, Sax RM, McClelland G.
While all children deserve a stable living environment, national data illustrate that many states struggle to achieve placement stability for youth in the child welfare system as a significant number of children in foster care continue to experience multip... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

2018 Will Be the Year of the Kardashian and Jenner Babies
This article originally appeared on People.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melody Chiu and Jen Juneau / People Tags: Uncategorized celebrities celebrity Source Type: news

President Trump Is Planning to Slash the Number of Refugees Allowed Into the U.S.
(WASHINGTON) — The Trump administration will allow no more than 45,000 refugees into the United States next year, officials said Tuesday, in what would be the lowest admissions level in more than a decade. President Donald Trump is expected to announce the cap on refugee admissions following a lengthy debate within his administration about whether to go higher or lower. The figure represents the maximum number of refugees the U.S. would be willing to accept. The actual number of refugees who move to the United States could actually be much lower. The administration had been considering a ceiling somewhere between 40...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee / AP Tags: Uncategorized Immigration onetime Refugees Source Type: news

NBA star Grant Hill describes dodging addictive opioids
The now-44-year-old who was pegged as the next Michael Jordan is sharing his experience to help other surgery patients as the US battles an addiction epidemic. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Nick Kroll Turned His Most Embarrassing Puberty Stories into a New Animated Series
For most people, puberty is an embarrassing experience that they would never willingly revisit. But that’s precisely why comedian Nick Kroll wanted to address it in his new animated comedy series, Big Mouth, which hits Netflix Sept. 29. “As open as society is, there are still certain things that we feel like are too awkward to talk about,” he tells TIME. “And those are the things that we wanted to zero in on specifically.” Big Mouth follows pals Nick (voiced by Kroll) and Andrew (voiced by John Mulaney) as they navigate the awkwardness and uncertainty of puberty. It does so in a way that&rsquo...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Eadicicco Tags: Uncategorized Cartoons Comedy Jenny Slate Netflix nick kroll Television Source Type: news

The Internet Is Swooning for the Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal Dream Team Bromance
Over the weekend, tennis legends and longtime rivals Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal found themselves partnered up to play on the same side of the net, for a change. The occasion? Prague’s Laver Cup, a brand-new event in which six European players go up against opponents from the rest of the world. Playing as one third of the European contingency, Switzerland’s Federer and Spain’s Nadal gave fans around the world lots to love in their new role as the tennis dream team. It was, as the New York Times noted, the first time the two had ever played together. And it worked out: going up against Jack Sock and Sa...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Raisa Bruner Tags: Uncategorized Sports tennis viral Source Type: news

For NFL Teams, Unity Is the Message
This article originally appeared on SI.com (Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories)
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jenny Vrentas / SI Tags: Uncategorized National Anthem NFL onetime president trump Source Type: news

Sec. Albright, Sen. Coons: Donald Trump Must Realize Diplomacy Protects America
Now that Congress has reconvened to continue work on urgent foreign policy challenges — from the North Korean nuclear threat to our continued role in Afghanistan to the challenge of a rising China — we hope Republicans and Democrats will support funding for diplomacy and development as vital tools of national security. More than 70 years ago, in the wake of the horrors of World War II, President Harry Truman addressed a United Nations Conference in San Francisco. He challenged Americans and our international partners “to rise above personal interests, and adhere to those lofty principles, which benefit al...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Albright, Chris Coons Tags: Uncategorized diplomacy Donald Trump International Affairs politics World Source Type: news

Federal Workers Who Made a Difference
The federal government gets a bad rap: it is constantly described as bloated and clunky, its workers as inefficient and ineffectual. Yet by and large, the men and women who make up the federal workforce rise above the criticism, put one foot in front of the other and do their job. Rarely is the work they do acknowledged, much less praised. But for the past 16 years, the Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, or Sammies, have sought to change that by honoring federal employees who have an outsize impact on the country and the world. Below, the 2017 Sammie winners, chosen by the nonpartisan Partnership for Public Servic...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maya Rhodan Tags: Uncategorized Government Source Type: news

3 Ways the United Nations Is Helping the World (and 2 Ways It Can ’t)
Former UN Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold once remarked that the UN “was created not to lead mankind to heaven but to save humanity from hell.” Put another (less poetic) way, the UN is better at helping the world cope with crises than at preventing or ending them. This week’s UN General Assembly has confirmed as much; here, five global challenges the UN can, and can’t solve: 1. North Korea Let’s begin with something the UN can do very little to resolve: the North Korea standoff. There are three reasons for that. First, the “carrot” the UN wields—the lifting of economic sa...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ian Bremmer Tags: Uncategorized risk report Source Type: news

Inside Ranken Jordan Pediatric Bridge Hospital's tax statement
The St. Louis Business Journal's On Board column for Sept. 22, 2017. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news

Hamas Takes a Step Away from Isolation, With a Long Way Left to Go
In the decade since the militant group Hamas waged civil war with its rival Fatah political party, the stateless Palestinians have been left without a unified voice on the world stage. Now, that might be about to change. Over the weekend Hamas took a step toward unity by agreeing to elections in Gaza and the West Bank, raising the prospect of reunification after ten years of squabbling and violence. Few think the political split is over for good, but Hamas’ move reflects a desire by the group to come in from the cold — and creates a chance to ease the plight of the 1.8 million Palestinians living under an Israe...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jared Malsin Tags: Uncategorized Middle East Source Type: news

President Trump ’s Pick for Russian Ambassador: ‘No Question’ Moscow Interfered in Election
(WASHINGTON) — Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to Russia, told Congress on Tuesday that Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election led directly to the lack of trust between the two former Cold War foes. Appearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Huntsman struck a tough tone amid heightened tensions between Washington and Moscow. The relationship has been marred in recent months by a series of expulsions of diplomats and closures of diplomatic missions. “There is no question that the Russian government interfered in the U.S....
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Lardner / AP Tags: Uncategorized Congress diplomacy onetime russia Source Type: news

TALK-1 channels control {beta} cell endoplasmic reticulum Ca2+ homeostasis
Ca2+ handling by the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) serves critical roles in controlling pancreatic β cell function and becomes perturbed during the pathogenesis of diabetes. ER Ca2+ homeostasis is determined by ion movements across the ER membrane, including K+ flux through K+ channels. We demonstrated that K+ flux through ER-localized TALK-1 channels facilitated Ca2+ release from the ER in mouse and human β cells. We found that β cells from mice lacking TALK-1 exhibited reduced basal cytosolic Ca2+ and increased ER Ca2+ concentrations, suggesting reduced ER Ca2+ leak. These changes in Ca2+ homeostasis were pre...
Source: Signal Transduction Knowledge Environment - September 19, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Vierra, N. C., Dadi, P. K., Milian, S. C., Dickerson, M. T., Jordan, K. L., Gilon, P., Jacobson, D. A. Tags: STKE Research Articles Source Type: news

Police: Man Shot His Wife and Kids to Death in Their Home
(CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. ) — A man is accused of fatally shooting his wife and two children at their home in Tennessee. News outlets report Clarksville police spokesman Jim Knoll says 27-year-old Jordan M. Hazel is charged with three counts of homicide in connection with the shooting deaths of 23-year-old Keara Wynn Hazel, 3-year-old Kayden and 9-month-old Jaylynn on Thursday morning. Clarksville police responded to the home shortly before 11 a.m. after neighbors reported hearing screams. Police found all three victims dead at the scene from apparent gunshot wounds. Jordan Hazel was detained outside the house. He’s ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized APW Crime onetime Tennessee Source Type: news

Jordan: Stepping into the Lives of Patients with Chronic Diseases
 For many Syrian refugees in Irbid, the MSF home-visit program is their only source of care. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - September 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Clinton Krute Source Type: news

Jordan: Stepping into the Lives of Patients with Chronic Diseases
Field newsJordan: Stepping into the Lives of Patients with Chronic DiseasesSeptember 14, 2017The MSF home-visit program is the only source of health care for many Syrians in Jordan suffering from non-communicable diseases. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - September 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Clinton Krute Source Type: news

Michael Flynn Failed to Disclose Middle East Trip on Security Clearance Form, Democrats Say
(WASHINGTON) — Former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn faced new questions about a 2015 trip he took to the Middle East as part of a private proposal to build nuclear power plants across the region. Two top Democrats said in a letter released Wednesday that he appeared to have violated federal law by failing to report the trip when he renewed his security clearance last year. The lawmakers — Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland and Rep. Eliot Engel of New York — also said documents turned over to their staff suggested that Flynn also failed to report contacts with Israeli and Egypt...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chad Day and Stephen Braun / AP Tags: Uncategorized Congress Middle East onetime Source Type: news