Four-Day Roadtrip Through Florida for Nature Lovers
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St. Petersburg Guide: Things to Do and Where to Stay
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Medical News Today: What to know about cataract surgery
Cataracts are cloudy areas that develop on the lens of the eye. They can affect a person ’s vision. Surgery is currently the only way to remove cataracts and restore vision. Learn about what to expect from the different surgical procedures. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does it feel like to be drunk? What you need to know
Although alcohol affects people in different ways and some people can drink more than others, drinking too much may cause a person to feel drunk. Learn more about the effects of alcohol by stage here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to eat 1,200 calories a day
People can eat 1,200 calories a day to lose weight safely by adding more filling foods, such as protein rich foods, to their diet. Learn more about how to eat 1,200 calories a day and stay healthy here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

FDA Finds Low Levels Of Cancer-Linked Impurity In Common Heartburn Drugs
(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration said on Friday that it has learned that some ranitidine — acid-reducing and heartburn medicines, including those known by the brand name Zantac — contain low levels of an impurity that could cause cancer. The nitrosamine impurity known as N-nitrosodimethylamine or NDMA has been classified as a probable human carcinogen based on lab tests, and this isn’t the first time that it has been detected in a common medication. Since last year, the FDA has been investigating NDMA and other impurities in blood pressure and heart failure medicines known as angiotensin ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN FDA Heartburn Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about condoms and allergies
Some people are allergic to latex or other elements of condoms. Learn more about the allergy symptoms that a person may experience after using condoms or similar products during sex. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Could a New Multimaterial Fiber & quot;Ink & quot; Improve 3D-Printed Biomedical Devices?
MIT researchers have developed a new method of 3D printing to produce devices with the electronics already embedded inside. The method, which is described in the journal Nature Communication, produces devices that are made of fibers containing multiple interconnected materials, which can light up, sense their surroundings, store energy, or perform other actions, MIT reported. The new method could potentially be developed further to produce biomedical devices such as prosthetic limbs that would not only match the precise dimensions and contours of the patient's natural limb but would be printed with ...
Source: MDDI - September 13, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MD+DI Staff Tags: 3-D Printing Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is there a cure for hepatitis C?
Hepatitis C is a curable liver infection. With the appropriate treatment, it is possible to clear the virus within 12 weeks. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Liver Disease / Hepatitis Source Type: news

Thought Leader Forum: Health care delivery partnerships make the best better
One of the most important trends in health care right now is the shift to outcome-based care and evidence-based treatments. Kaiser Permanente Washington has taken that a step farther, developing a learning-based health system that allows the organization to develop care models based on the health systems own data. Dr. Paula Lozano, the medical director of research and translation at Kaiser Permanente Washington, Dr. Katharine Bradley, the senior investigator for Kaiser Permanente Washington Health … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 13, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sponsored Content Source Type: news

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health at 20
[em]A Catalyst for Integrative Health Research[/em]Go here to learn more about the “NCCIH at 20” symposium on Monday, September 23, which will examine accomplishments and progress in complementary and integrative health research – past, present, and future. (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - September 13, 2019 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: NCCIH Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best prenatal vitamins to take?
Prenatal vitamins are important for the health of pregnant and breastfeeding women, as well as developing fetuses. Here, learn which prenatal vitamins to take and their benefits. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Seven Creative Approaches to Health Workforce Challenges
By The Editorial Team, IntraHealth InternationalSeptember 13, 2019Over the course of our 40-year history, IntraHealth International has consistently designed creative solutions to health workforce challenges. From new technologies to old-fashioned human storytelling, we find new solutions to longstanding problems.  In a new technical publication, we highlight seven examples of how and why we look for new ways to get results. Here’s a sneak peak of what’s inside The Future of Global Health Starts Here: 7 Creative Approaches to Health Workforce Challenges. Funding the Nex...
Source: IntraHealth International - September 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: Family Planning & Reproductive Health HIV AIDS Noncommunicable Diseases Digital Health Education Performance Policy Advocacy Health Workforce Systems Health Workers Source Type: news

Wills Eye opens $1.5M training lab
Wills Eye Hospital unveiled its latest training tool with the opening of the $1.5 million William Maul Measey Ophthalmic Surgical Training (MOST) Laboratory at the Philadelphia medical center. The MOST Lab was created to enable residents, fellows, faculty, those pursuing continuing medical education and select industry partners to learn and practice basic and advanced surgical techniques. Procedures that will be demonstrated in the lab include phacoemulsification cataract surgery, MSICS cataract… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 13, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Scientists taught these adorable rats to play hide and seek
Rats can learn to play hide and seek with humans, and they do it really well. Their success has scientists reconsidering the neurobiology of playful behavior. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - September 13, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Amina Khan Source Type: news

UNAIDS and WHO Africa Leaders Should Prioritize Women ’s Health
Winnie Byanyima. Credit: Marianela Jarroud/IPS.By Ifeanyi NsoforABUJA, Sep 13 2019 (IPS) Two African women were recently appointed to top global health positions: Winnie Byanyima as the Executive Director of UNAIDS and Dr. Matshidiso Moeti reappointed as the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for Africa. Already, Ms. Byanyima is focusing on human rights as a way to end the AIDS epidemic, and Dr. Moeti’s priorities include ensuring more Africans have universal health coverage, preventing and managing disease outbreaks and promoting good health. In these powerful ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ifeanyi Nsofor Tags: Development & Aid Health Source Type: news

What can England learn from the long-term care system in Germany?
This report reviews the far-reaching reforms to the German healthcare system of the last 24 years, and considers what improvements can be made on the English system, which currently is widely regarded as complex and failing to meet the growing needs of the population. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Female Boomers Play Mah-Jongg, Chinese Game - AARP Bulletin
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Medical News Today: Why do I fart so much?
Some farting is normal, but excessive gas can signal a food intolerance or digestive disorder. Dietary changes can help. Learn about causes and prevention here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Rerouting Your Risk-Based Monitoring Strategy: Overcoming...
The need for safer, more efficient and higher quality clinical research requires drug sponsors to consider modifying their risk-based monitoring strategy. Join this free webinar to learn how eClinical...(PRWeb September 13, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/rerouting_your_risk_based_monitoring_strategy_overcoming_implementation_roadblocks_with_new_technologies_and_approaches_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb16571807.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What do you know about sickle cell anemia?
Sickle cell anemiaSeptember is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, which makes it a good time to learn more about the facts and signs of sickle cell anemia. It's an inherited form of anemia -- a condition in which there aren't enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen throughout your body. For most people, [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 13, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Google inks AI partnership with Mayo Clinic
Google and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, have inked a 10-year strategic...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: NTT Data inks deal with Google Cloud Video from ISMRM 2019: Dr. Bradley Erickson on machine learning and clinical MRI Flywheel, Google team up on medical imaging research Ambra Health teams with Google on research Flywheel, Google partner on MRI research center (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 12, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Cartilage piercing bumps: What to know
A bump may form after a person gets a cartilage piercing. In this article, learn about the causes, including scarring and infections, as well as how to treat them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Learn more about the Special 510(k) Program guidance: https://go.usa.gov/xVnGq  
Learn more about the Special 510(k) Program guidance: https://go.usa.gov/xVnGq  (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - September 12, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about leg cramps at night
Leg cramps at night, or nocturnal leg cramps, are often linked with overuse or underuse of the muscles, but medical conditions may also be the cause. Learn about causes and treatments here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news

A Public Health Framework to Improve Population Health Through Health Care and Community Clinical Linkages: The ASTHO/CDC Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Learning Collaborative
(Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease)
Source: CDC Preventing Chronic Disease - September 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What's the difference between the keto and Atkins diets?
The keto and Atkins diets are two low carbohydrate eating plans. People use them to lose weight and promote health. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Machine learning method may predict skin cancer, study says
A new non-imaging method has shown accuracy in spotting skin cancer. This machine learning technique can predict the development of non-melanoma with 89 percent sensitivity (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

3m reaches milestone contribution with product donations to america's toothfairy
(Charlotte, NC – August 28, 2019) More than 500,000 children would lack access to dental care and preventive treatments if not for the nonprofit clinics that participate in the Dental Resource Program of America ’s ToothFairy. As members of the program, clinics receive grant funding, educational materials, and valuable product donations that allow them to expand the number of children they can serve. 3M Oral Care recently provided a series of product and equipment donations worth $154,585.00, bringing their lifetime product donation total to the program to more than $2.25 million.“Access to dental ca...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 12, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Meet 15 Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change
From sinking islands to drought-ridden savannas, women bear an outsize burden of the global—warming crisis, largely because of gender inequalities. In many parts of the world, women hold traditional roles as the primary caregivers in families and communities, and, as the main providers of food and fuel, are more vulnerable when flooding and drought occur; the U.N. estimates 80% of those who have been displaced by climate change are women. Given their position on the front line of the climate-change battle, women are uniquely situated to be agents of change—to help find ways to mitigate the causes of global warm...
Source: TIME: Science - September 12, 2019 Category: Science Authors: TIME Staff Tags: Uncategorized Climate 2019 climate change Source Type: news

Clustering suicides: a data-driven, exploratory machine learning approach - Ludwig B, K önig D, Kapusta ND, Blüml V, Dorffner G, Vyssoki B.
METHODS of suicide have received considerable attention in suicide research. The common approach to differentiate methods of suicide is the classification into "violent" versus "non-violent" method. Interestingly, since the proposition of this dichotomous ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Using technologies to commemorate International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers in the North East of England - Strohmayer A.
This article explores the use of digital technologies at the commemoration of International Day To End Violence Against Sex Workers in the North East of England in 2016 and 2017. Learning from sex work research and Human-Computer Interaction literatures, t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Machine Learning Improves the Diagnosis of Patients with Head and Neck Cancers
Researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin and the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) have successfully solved a longstanding problem in the diagnosis of head and neck cancers. Working alongside colleagues from Technische Universität (TU) Berlin, the researchers used artificial intelligence to develop a new classification method which identifies the primary origins of cancerous tissue based on chemical DNA changes. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - September 12, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does the keto diet affect cholesterol?
Because the keto diet involves limiting the intake of carbohydrates, it can help reduce cholesterol levels. However, the diet is not suitable for everyone. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Why Acutus Medical Is Turning Heads
Acutus Medical has landed on the radar of some of medtech's most reputable analysts, including Needham & Co.'s Mike Matson. MD+DI chatted with Acutus Medical President/CEO Vince Burgess to learn why the company is turning heads. AcQMap received a CE mark in May 2016 and subsequently launched in Europe. FDA cleared AcQMap in October 2017 and the Carlsbad, CA-based company launched in the United States in early 2018.  MD+DI: What, in your view, has put Acutus Medical on the radar this year? Burgess: We’re working in one of the most ...
Source: MDDI - September 11, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Cardiovascular Source Type: news

Broader concepts of safeguarding: to teach, nurture, care and protect - Sidebotham P.
The primary role of a teacher is to teach: to educate, impart knowledge and facilitate learning. It is what teachers are trained to do, and what they do best. And yet, the teachers who tend to stand out are those who see their role as something more than j... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Stigma and the doomed-to-fail school careers of young people from disadvantaged neighbourhoods - Gulczy ńska A.
The paper contributes to 'geographies of education' (Holloway, S., and H. J öns. 2012. "Geographies of Education and Learning." Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 37 (4): 482-488), as it presents the typical school careers of students sti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Traffic speed prediction: an attention-based method - Liu D, Tang L, Shen G, Han X.
Short-term traffic speed prediction has become one of the most important parts of intelligent transportation systems (ITSs). In recent years, deep learning methods have demonstrated their superiority both in accuracy and efficiency. However, most of them o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Progenics Collaborates with Veterans Affairs on AI Research Program for Medical Image Analysis
A close collaboration between the Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS) and Progenics Pharmaceuticals will focus on the development and validation of artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms in medical images for disease management for veterans with prostate cancer. “The promise of AI in healthcare, specifically in this collaboration, is to increase the quality of care while driving down costs,” said Aseem Anand, PhD, vice president and site manager of EXINI Diagnostics, in an interview with MD+DI. EXINI Diagnostics, recently acquired by Progenics, ...
Source: MDDI - September 11, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Susan Shepard Tags: Business Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Average life expectancies for cystic fibrosis
Several factors affect cystic fibrosis life expectancy, and averages vary by age. This is partly due to recent advances in treatment and care. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cystic Fibrosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you take Adderall and Xanax together?
Adderall and Xanax are two medications that affect the central nervous system in opposite ways. Learn about whether it is safe to take them together and about the possible risks here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Protein Biomarker Discovery and Analysis
Download this application note from Olink Proteomics to learn about the potential of proteomics for accelerating pharmaceutical development and how proteomics offers solutions to common problems... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 11, 2019 Category: Science Tags: The Marketplace Source Type: news

Colloquium Scientific Program at a glance
Cochrane Chile is thrilled to present highlights of this year ’s Scientific Program! Cochrane’s annual flagship event brings together hundreds of clinicians, health professionals, policy makers, researchers, patients, consumers and others to discuss and learn about the wide usage of Cochrane evidence in health decision-making at all levels. This year’s C olloquium will take place 22-25 October, with the theme “Embracing diversity”.Pre-Colloquium activities start October 20.The Full Schedule of the Scientific Program is now published!ThreePlenary Sessions will discuss the importance of evidence...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 11, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Streamline Beer, Wine, and Food Quality Control and Safety Analyses
Download this eBook from Molecular Devices to learn how to conduct high-throughput detection of melamine, detect endotoxin presence using microplates, and analyze beer and wine composition! (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - September 11, 2019 Category: Science Tags: The Marketplace Source Type: news

Controlling Screen Time for Children with ADHD
Parents are often concerned about their child’s screen time and report difficulty enforcing limits. Screen time includes time with all screens including social media, online gaming, and watching videos. Enforcing limits on screen time can be particularly challenging for children who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) due to difficulties with self-monitoring and inattention. As a child therapist, parents often tell me that their child grabs their phone out of their purse, asks to use their tablet constantly, and cries when denied. This leads to parents often giving in to such requests, which only enc...
Source: Psych Central - September 11, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Mercedes Pratt, M.A. Tags: Attention Deficit Disorder Parenting Social Networking Source Type: news

15 Smart Ways Machine Learning Helps Businesses And Entrepreneurs
Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence can free up valuable time for any entrepreneur. Explore these exciting ways to leverage ML technology for your business. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Editors, Forbes Technology Council, CommunityVoice Source Type: news

‘It’s a fantastic learning opportunity. Astounding. Amazing.’
Discussions will focus on mental health at work, sick leave and sick pay, and health and safety. The deadline for applications is 30 September. UNISON branches will cover all costs for members. UNISON national officer Abby Kimantas says: “We’ve been running this learning event for a number of years, and it’s proving to be a really enjoyable weekend for members working in private companies that deliver public services. “Whether you’re a hospital cleaner, care worker, administrator or work in a school kitchen, a lot of people face the same issues in different workplaces. It’s a great ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 11, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article private contractor seminar private contractors Source Type: news

“ It ’ s a fantastic learning opportunity. Astounding. Amazing. ”
Discussions will focus on mental health at work, sick leave and sick pay, and health and safety. The deadline for applications is on the 30 September. UNISON branches will cover all costs for members. UNISON national officer Abby Kimantas says: “We’ve been running this learning event for a number of years, and it’s proving to be a really enjoyable weekend for members working in private companies that deliver public services. “Whether you’re a hospital cleaner, care worker, administrator or work in a school kitchen, a lot of people face the same issues in different workplaces. It’s a...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 11, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article private contractor seminar private contractors Source Type: news

AI analysis of FFR-CT shows value -- in men
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that estimated fractional flow reserve...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AI, plaque quantification predicts cardiac outcomes Why are some CCTA scans ineligible for FFR-CT analysis? FFR-CT beats CCTA for assessing heart disease outcomes CT tube voltage doesn't affect AI FFR-CT analysis ISCT: Machine-learning FFR-CT expedites heart evaluation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 11, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best drinks for losing weight?
Healthful weight loss requires changes to exercise and diet routines. Some drinks may support weight loss, while others add calories. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news