How AI predicted Memphis' obesity rate with satellites instead of scales
A new study shows that Memphians are obese. That conclusion is not surprising, but the methodology behind it might be. What could be a useful takeaway of the report — “Use of Deep Learning to Examine the Association of the Built Environment With Prevalence of Neighborhood Adult Obesity” in JAMA Network Open — is that built environments and a prevalence toward obesity might be associated to the point that s tructural changes potentially could help cities lower obesity rates. Lead researcher… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 11, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

How AI predicted Memphis' obesity rate with satellites instead of scales
A new study shows that Memphians are obese. That conclusion is not surprising, but the methodology behind it might be. What could be a useful takeaway of the report — “Use of Deep Learning to Examine the Association of the Built Environment With Prevalence of Neighborhood Adult Obesity” in JAMA Network Open — is that built environments and a prevalence toward obesity might be associated to the point that s tructural changes potentially could help cities lower obesity rates. Lead researcher… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - September 11, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Hybrid specialist-AI system outperforms machine learning diagnostic in Stanford study
Swarm AI, a network of human practitioners whose collective diagnoses decisions were moderated by an AI, offers another approach to AI-based medical image analysis.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - September 11, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Learn from the best: Sports nutrition practices that can give you your BEST health
(Natural News) Athletes need to be in top physical condition in order to excel in their chosen field. Being fit and strong gives them a competitive advantage and decreases the likelihood of injury as well. This need to improve athletic performance gave birth to a specialized field of study in medicine called sports nutrition. Here,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Medical News Today: Psoriasis and breastfeeding: What to know
Some women find that pregnancy and breastfeeding reduce their psoriasis symptoms, while others experience worse or more frequent flare-ups. Here, learn to treat psoriasis while breastfeeding, without risking the baby's health. Also, discover why breastfeeding may trigger flare-ups, and get some tips for managing them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriasis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What's the difference between Vicodin and tramadol?
Tramadol and Vicodin are pain relief medications that a doctor may prescribe when over-the-counter (OTC) medications do not prove effective. Both medications are opioids and are very powerful. They both have side effects and interactions with other drugs. Learn more about the difference between Tramadol and Vicodin. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Book Review: The Emotional Foundations of Personality
The Emotional Foundations of Personality: A Neurobiological and Evolutionary Approach is the last work of Jaak Panksepp. Kenneth Davis was a student of Panksepp many years ago and became a colleague and co-author. As Davis wrote, this work was like taking a multi-year seminar with Panksepp. The result is truly remarkable. It is so filled with research, critical thought, history, and knowledge, it is difficult to know where to begin. Emotional Foundations of Personality is a history of our ongoing efforts to define just what personality is and how to measure it. We have used language and description for most of our testing ...
Source: Psych Central - September 11, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Stan Rockwell, PsyD Tags: Book Reviews Disorders General Genetics Memory and Perception Neuroscience Personality Professional Psychiatry Psychological Assessment Psychology Treatment books on emotions Emotional Life jaak panksepp ken davis Source Type: news

Why "moral enhancement" isn't always moral enhancement: the case of traumatic brain injury in American vets - Hardcastle VG.
In this article, I argue that as we learn more about how we might intervene in the brain in ways that impact human behavior, the scope of what counts as "moral behavior" becomes smaller and smaller because things we successfully manipulate using evidence-b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Health benefits of hemp seeds
Hemp seeds are small, brown seeds from the Cannabis sativa plant. They have a rich nutritional profile, with high concentrations of protein and healthful fatty acids. Wide-ranging research suggests that the seeds may reduce symptoms of specific ailments. Learn more about the benefits of hemp seeds here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Q & A: As Water Scarcity Becomes the New Normal How Do We Manage This Scarce Resource?
In south west coastal Satkhira, Bangladesh as salinity has spread to freshwater sources, a private water seller fills his 20-litre cans with public water supply to sell in islands where poor families spend 300 Bangladesh Taka every month to buy drinking and cooking water alone. Credit: Manipadma Jena/IPSBy Manipadma JenaSTOCKHOLM, Sep 11 2018 (IPS)Growing economies are thirsty economies. And water scarcity has become “the new normal” in many parts of the world, according to Torgyn Holmgren, executive director of the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI).As climate change converges with rapid economic a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Manipadma Jena Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Environment Europe Featured Gender Headlines Health Natural Resources Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Stockholm International Water Instit Source Type: news

Featured Review: Interventions to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy for older people
Taking medicine to treat symptoms of chronic illness and to prevent worsening of disease is common in older people. However, taking too many medicines can cause harm. The Cochrane Review,' Interventions to improve the appropriate use of polypharmacy for older people 'examinedstudies in which healthcare professionals have taken action to make sure that older people are receiving the most effective and safest medicines foranyillness they may have.  Actions taken included providing a service, known as pharmaceutical care, which involves promoting the correct use of medicines by identifying, preventing and resolvingmedici...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 11, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Katie Abbotts Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does rheumatoid arthritis affect the ankles?
Rheumatoid arthritis or RA, can affect the ankle joints in the same way as other joints, causing pain, inflammation, and swelling. RA in the ankles is less common than in other areas, such as the hands and feet, and may develop as the condition progresses. Learn about what RA in the ankles may feel like and treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you eat sushi while breastfeeding?
While many women know that they should avoid sushi during pregnancy, they may wonder whether or not sushi is safe to eat while breastfeeding. There is no reason to avoid eating sushi from a reputable source while breastfeeding. Some types of fish may have health benefits for the woman and baby. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Snapshots of the future: Tool learns to predict user's gaze in headcam footage
(Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo) University of Tokyo researchers have developed a computational tool that can learn from headcam footage of complex tasks to predict where the user's future gaze will be focused. This tool combines 'visual-saliency' mapping of frames of footage based on distinctive visual features with 'gaze-prediction' mapping based on head movement and previous gaze direction. This tool could facilitate real-time guidance derived from headcam footage in situations involving complex tasks such as surgery and manufacturing. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Majority of women receive breast cancer diagnosis over the phone
(University of Missouri-Columbia) A new study from the University of Missouri School of Medicine reveals an increasing number of women are learning about their breast cancer diagnosis over the phone. It's a finding that has prompted the MU School of Medicine to develop new training methods to better prepare future physicians to deliver negative news without being face-to-face with patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - September 11, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

European Commission grants funding for project on transgenerational transmission of trauma
(University of Turku) The European Remembrance Programme of the European Commission has granted funding for the interdisciplinary project '#NeverAgain: Teaching Transmission of Trauma and Remembrance through Experiential Learning'. Over the next two years, the project aims to address the concealed hatreds, prejudices and normalised oppressions that are learnt through the unhealed and transmitted traumas perpetuated in our everyday lives through seemingly harmless everyday practices. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tuesday Tips: 7 myths about concussions every parent should know
Want to protect your child from concussion? See why a helmet alone isn't the answer, and learn how to make sure it's safe to get back in the game. Watch:?7 myths about concussions every parent should know. Journalists: Broadcast-quality video 2:07 is in the downloads. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgA-e9aNsrs (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 11, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Predicting response to immunotherapy
Studies show progress in learning to predict which patients are most likely to respond to certain cancer treatments known as immune checkpoint therapies. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

National Preparedness Month: Learn Life Saving Skills
September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), a reminder to prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This year’s theme focuses on planning: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. Each week of NPM focuses on a specific aspect of the overarching theme, to help individuals, families, communities and organizations consider how they plan and prepare for disasters, and offer opportunities to learn and become involved. The theme for this week of National Preparedness Month is Learn Life Saving Skills. The first person on the scene is the first responder, even if they are not a professional. Don...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - September 10, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Disaster / Emergency Preparedness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Natural ways to improve insulin sensitivity
Low insulin sensitivity can cause blood sugar levels to become too high and may lead to type 2 diabetes. Natural ways of improving insulin sensitivity include exercising more, getting enough sleep, eating a diet rich in saturated fats and soluble fiber, and taking certain dietary supplements. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

When the theme is collaboration, labs get moving
UCLA Health Most people have, at one time or another, packed up all their belongings and lugged them to a new environment — a first dorm room, a bigger apartment, a different house. Few people, though, have had to pack up multiple million-dollar scientific instruments, boxes upon boxes of test tubes, pipettes and beakers, and scores of experiments at various stages of completion. Hundreds of researchers at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA recently did just that.The reason was simple: School leaders wanted dramatically amplify the environment of collaboration that unites multidisciplinary teams in...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 10, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

K2/Spice: What to Know About These Dangerous Drugs
Drugs like K2 and Spice have been linked to a string of dangerous side effects. Learn what risks these drugs can cause. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Opportunities for Doctors Using Twitter
MONDAY, Sept. 10, 2018 -- Doctors can use Twitter to build networks and learn more about research in real time, according to a blog post published by Penn Medicine News. According to the report, finding an audience is a universal challenge, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why is the roof of my mouth swollen?
Many conditions may cause a swollen roof of the mouth, including sores, dehydration, and mucus buildups. In this article, learn about six causes of a swollen roof of the mouth, and possible treatment or home remedies. We also cover more serious conditions affecting the roof of the mouth and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

K2/Spice: What to Know About These Dangerous Drugs
Drugs like K2 and Spice have been linked to a string of dangerous side effects. Learn what risks these drugs can cause. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Take Device Performance to the Next Level
When it comes to the world of medical device design, there is always a concern about how different technologies will perform under various environmental conditions. Will your wearable device perform well in high temperatures? Will your latest implantable device withstand the harsh conditions of the human body? Whether it’s high temperatures, high humidity rates, or just a sensitivity to electrical voltages, device makers have to account for a bevy of different environmental conditions when evaluating device performance. For many device makers, evaluating performance means researching all the requirements ...
Source: MDDI - September 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kristopher Sturgis Tags: MD & M Minneapolis Design Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can dietary changes help with microscopic colitis?
Microscopic colitis (MC) is an inflammation of the bowel lining that causes recurrent diarrhea and abdominal pain. Doctors can often successfully treat MC using medication. However, some people with MC may benefit from trying probiotics or avoiding foods containing lactose, gluten, and caffeine. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a random glucose test?
Diabetes occurs when a person has too much glucose in their blood. Doctors can diagnose diabetes with a random glucose test. A person can have this test at any time during the day and does not need to fast beforehand. For a reliable diagnosis, the doctor will usually repeat the test on another day. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Brains of people with schizophrenia are less reactive to social rewards like smiling faces, study shows
FINDINGSIn imaging studies, UCLA researchers found that the brains of people with schizophrenia are less sensitive to social rewards, such as the positive feelings that can come from social interactions with people, than they are to so-called nonsocial rewards, such as money or objects.BACKGROUNDPeople generally find social stimulation rewarding, which in turn motivates them to seek more social interactions. Conversely, in people with schizophrenia, abnormalities in how the brain processes social rewards likely contribute  to human interaction problems. One of the hallmarks of schizophrenia is the impairment of social...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 10, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

UNISON calls for new government inquiry into academy chain accused of misusing public funds
The government must launch a fresh inquiry into Bright Tribe following new allegations that the troubled multi-academy trust has misused public money, says UNISON today (Monday). It follows revelations set to be broadcast tonight by BBC’s Panorama programme that Bright Tribe – which runs ten schools in England – received funding for work on schools that was either not finished or simply never carried out. The union, whose findings contributed to Panorama’s investigation, says the government has failed to act properly. Three years ago UNISON made a complaint to the then regulator, the ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 10, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: Article Source Type: news

5 Must-have radios for survival in a grid-down situation
(Natural News) With so many threats on the horizon, learning ways to prepare yourself and your family for survival might save your life one day. Whether it is an economic collapse, natural disaster, or chemical attack, don’t count on governments to come to your aid. Riots, looting, and disasters can unfold anytime. Being prepared for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

$6.3 million grant will fund video library of moms and babies at play
(Penn State) A team of researchers led by Penn State and New York University faculty will collaborate to build a digital library of videos of mothers going about their daily activities with their children. A $6.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will fund the project, called Playing& Learning Across a Year (PLAY). (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Should Be In A Mental Health Safety Plan?
Discussion IF YOU ARE IN A CRISIS SITUATION AND NEED HELP, call 1(800) 273-TALK(8255) there IS someone there who can help you, En Espanol 1-888-628-9454, or Text “HOME” to 741-741 . Other resources are available at http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org About 10-20% of children and adolescents have a mental health or substance abuse disorder. Suicide is the seconding leading cause of death in the US for ages 10-19 years old at ~2000/year. Unfortunately the numbers of trained mental health professionals in the US and most countries is inadequate to provide appropriate care. Emergency department (ED) visits ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 10, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Top 10 Documentation Mistakes Ambulance Providers Make – and Supervisors Overlook
Steve Wirth, Esq., EMT-P, one of the nation’s leading EMS attorneys and a founding partner of Page, Wolfberg & Wirth, gave a very dynamic presentation on improving documentation at the annual meeting of the American Ambulance Assocation (AAA) on Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, at the MGM Grand Hotel Conference Center in Las Vegas. Wirth carefully dissected the documentation process to show how quality patient care reports (PCRs) support the clinical, operational, and reimbursement aspects of your ambulance operation. He illustrated how some services can’t bring these three elements together and are on a continuous...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - September 9, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: A.J. Heightman, MPA, EMT-P Tags: Exclusive Articles Documentation & Patient Care Reporting Source Type: news

Livongo and Abbott Take Diabetes Management to New Heights
Digital Health specialist, Livongo Health has found a partner that will help it take an in depth look at the total needs of diabetes patients. The Mountain View, CA-based company is working with Abbott Laboratories to use the Freestyle Libre Pro System in its offerings. The agreement calls for Livongo offering, when appropriate and prescribed, the FreeStyle Libre Pro System to its members with diabetes. This will provide members with a visual snapshot of their glucose data, known as the Ambulatory Glucose Profile (AGP), offering a clearer overview of not only glucose levels, but also patterns and trends within those levels...
Source: MDDI - September 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Adult gross motor learning and sleep: is there a mutual benefit? - Christova M, Aftenberger H, Nardone R, Gallasch E.
Posttraining consolidation, also known as offline learning, refers to neuroplastic processes and systemic reorganization by which newly acquired skills are converted from an initially transient state into a more permanent state. An extensive amount of rese... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

How much physical exercise you do now will affect the learning ability of your future children
(Natural News) Our looks, intelligence quotient, and personality disposition are not the only things we inherit from our parents. A recent study shows that we get our capacity to learn from them as well. A recent study by Prof. André Fischer and his team from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) in Goettingen and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Start them young: Children need to learn about proper eating habits as early as 6 years old
(Natural News) Children are as young and innocuous as they come that most adults believe they are exempt from most of the conditions that plague adults. However, this notion couldn’t be farther from the truth, with chronic conditions – such as obesity – known to develop as early as childhood. Fortunately, research published in the Cochrane Database of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Creating the Best Design Plan for Your Device
Every medical device on the market once began as a simple idea crafted to solve a problem. Despite the best intentions of every device developer, many of these ideas fail to reach their potential given the challenging road from original concept to delivered product. This is why crafting a quality design plan has become a crucial element to success for device developers, as it helps us define what needs to be done, when it needs to be done, and who will actually do it. These days, a proper design plan can provide developers with a step-by-step roadmap for medical device creation, ensuring that no detail goes unnoticed. Unfo...
Source: MDDI - September 7, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kristopher Sturgis Tags: MD & M Minneapolis Design Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What carbs should you avoid?
Many people avoid eating carbohydrates to help them lose weight. However, some carbohydrates are beneficial and can be healthful when included in the diet. Carbohydrates can be simple or complex, and each type has a different effect on the body. Learn more about how to eat carbohydrates healthfully here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Risks and effects of adenoid removal
Adenoids are glands at the back of the throat that can become swollen and sometimes infected in children. If enlarged adenoids are causing problems, such as breathing or sleeping difficulties, removal may be necessary. The surgery is generally safe and effective, and recovery takes 1 to 2 weeks. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Featured Review: Interventions for preventing falls in older people in care facilities and hospitals
How effective are interventions designed to reduce falls in older people in care facilities and hospitals?Falls by older people in care facilities, such as nursing homes, and hospitals are common events that may cause further loss of independence, injuries, and sometimes death as a result of injury. Effective interventions to prevent falls are therefore important.Many types of interventions are in use. These include:exercisemedication interventions that include vitamin D supplementationmedication review of the drugs that people are takingenvironment or assistive technologies including bed or chair alarms or the use of spec...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 7, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Carestream Dental Marks First Year as Freestanding Digital Dental Technology Company
ATLANTA —Carestream Dental is breaking with tradition for a good reason. The traditional one-year anniversary gift may be paper, but the independent dental technology company can ’t help but celebrate with all things digital.“It’s been an exciting first year for Carestream Dental, full of transformation and growth,” Lisa Ashby, CEO, Carestream Dental, said. “I’m proud of all the company and its employees have achieved, and I’m grateful for the doctors and partners around the world who trust us to delive r the solutions they need to change their patients’ lives.”Ca...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 7, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Silent migraine: What to know
A silent migraine is a type of migraine that does not cause pain. However, the other symptoms, including nausea and dizziness, may be debilitating. In this article, learn more about the symptoms of silent migraines, as well as what to expect in each phase of an attack. We also cover the causes and risk factors. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Treating urinary tract infections with Cipro
Cipro is an antibiotic that doctors use to treat urinary tract infections (UTIs). For Cipro to work, people must take the full course of the drug and follow their doctor's instructions. But some people may be at risk of severe side effects if they take Cipro, and they may need to consider alternatives. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urinary Tract Infection Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you use a suppository?
A suppository is a medication that is inserted into the rectum, vagina, or urethra to be broken down and absorbed by the body. Suppository uses include asthma, allergies, and pain. Suppositories are typically safe and effective. Learn more about how suppositories work, and follow a guide on how to use them, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Brain ’s support cells may play a central role in repetitive behaviors related to OCD
Repetitive behavior disorders are relatively common. One of the best known in this family is obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD, which affects more than2 percent of the U.S. population. Existing treatments, often medications, may not bring adequate relief for about half of those with the disorder.UCLA researchers have uncovered some of the basic brain mechanisms behind repetitive behavior, which may ultimately lead to new ways to treat psychiatric disorders, including OCD, at their root.The study, published in the journal  Neuron, was led by Baljit Khakh, professor of physiology and neurobiology at UCLA.Khakh and h...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 7, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

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See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Funding Available: NNLM MAR has funding available for two grants of $19,000. Libraries, community-based organizations, schools, health care providers, and other organizations that provide health programming or services within PA, NY, NJ or DE are eligible to apply. Applications are due October 5, 2018, and award funds must be spent by April 30, 2019. Details. September is National Preparedness Month. Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. This week: Make and Practice Your Plan. National Network of Libraries of Medicine N...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - September 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows
The Health Policy Fellows program provides the nation’s most comprehensive learning experience at the nexus of health, science and policy in Washington, D.C. (Source: RWJF - Open Calls For Proposals)
Source: RWJF - Open Calls For Proposals - September 7, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the best home treatment for molluscum contagiosum?
Molluscum contagiosum is a common viral skin infection that causes skin lumps, which can be itchy. Home remedies, such as apple cider vinegar and tea tree oil, can relieve symptoms. Medical treatments are also an option. Learn about home remedies for molluscum contagiosum and how to prevent it from spreading here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news