A Smackdown in the Kennedy Clan Summons Up the History of Presidents and Vaccines
Family quarrels are usually private things—unless of course, the family is famous. A public spat among boldface names broke out on May 8, when three members of the Kennedy clan published a piece on Politico declaring that Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.—son of Bobby Kennedy—has been “tragically wrong” in his years-long crusade against vaccines, a crusade that seems especially irresponsible now as the country suffers through its worst measles outbreak since 1994. Kennedy has become a hero of the anti-vax crowd with his persistent claims that vaccines contain deadly ingredients, particularly a mercury-ba...
Source: TIME: Health - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized History onetime Source Type: news

A Smackdown in the Kennedy Clan Summons Up the History of Presidents and Vaccines
Family quarrels are usually private things—unless of course, the family is famous. A public spat among boldface names broke out on May 8, when three members of the Kennedy clan published a piece on Politico declaring that Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.—son of Bobby Kennedy—has been “tragically wrong” in his years-long crusade against vaccines, a crusade that seems especially irresponsible now as the country suffers through its worst measles outbreak since 1994. Kennedy has become a hero of the anti-vax crowd with his persistent claims that vaccines contain deadly ingredients, particularly a mercury-ba...
Source: TIME: Science - May 9, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized History onetime Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What's the difference between Humalog and NovoLog?
Humalog and NovoLog are types of medication that can help control blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. Learn about the differences between them here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause a bump on the back of the head?
A bump or lump on the back of the head is often due to an injury. People with severe head injuries or symptoms of concussion should seek immediate medical attention. Other possible causes of a bump on the back of the head include cysts, fatty growths, inflamed hair follicles, and bone spurs. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Revision Weight Loss Surgery Offers Second Chance
Treatment TermsRevisional procedures Overview Tyrone Fields was only 20 when he first had gastric bypass near his home in Fayetteville, NC. He lost 150 pounds but gained some of it back over the next 15 years. Fields also developed so many medical problems that his local doctor referred him to Duke, where experts successfully performed a revision of his original surgery despite his increased surgical risk. Now 36, Fields is feeling and looking great. Hero Image2019_weightloss_tjfields_01.jpg Preview Image Content Blocks CTA Header Learn More CTA ButtonRevision Weight Loss Surgery Patient Name Tyrone Fields Patie...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: md141 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about the Whole30 diet
The Whole30 diet involves not eating grains, legumes, dairy, and specific other food groups for 30 days. It is safe to try for most people and may have health benefits. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Repetition Helps Preschoolers Learn to Eat Healthy Foods Repetition Helps Preschoolers Learn to Eat Healthy Foods
By using the right words and repeating the phrases, adults can help young kids get over picky eating behaviors and eat healthier foods, according to a new study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Mammo - Based Deep Learning Model Assesses Breast Cancer Risk
Deep learning models more accurate than models that use traditional risk factors, breast density (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - May 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Radiology, Journal, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Diabetic ketoacidosis: What to know
Diabetic ketoacidosis is a medical emergency that can occur in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. In this article, learn about the symptoms and underlying causes. We also cover treatment and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Embracing Diversity at Cochrane Santiago
Cochrane Chile is delighted to be hosting the upcoming 2019 Colloquium. It will be a great opportunity to meet and network with Cochrane contributors and users globally and to learn more about the wide usage of Cochrane evidence in decision-making at all levels.The Colloquium will take place from 22-25 October 2019 atCasaPiedra in the vibrant city of Santiago, Chile.Cochrane is an inclusive organization, and all are welcome to participate and contribute. But true inclusion means the participation of diverse audiences with diverse evidence needs for diverse health decisions.  The theme of the 2019 Colloquium is ‘...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 9, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

So Far, Just One Thing Has'Experimental Support' In Staving Off Alzheimer's
Scientists have made significant strides in the last two decades in understanding Alzheimer ’s disease and learning more about who might be victimized by it, but they’ve suffered immense frustration by so many failed large clinical trials that they had hoped might treat it. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

Mammo-Based Deep Learning Model Assesses Breast Cancer Risk
THURSDAY, May 9, 2019 -- Mammography-based deep learning (DL) breast cancer risk models are more accurate than models that consider traditional risk factors and breast density, according to a study published online May 7 in Radiology. Adam Yala,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AI finds radiologists vary in follow-up recommendations
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm helped Harvard researchers conclude...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Automated algorithms track adherence to follow-up advice AI reveals cause of transient ischemic attack symptoms AI could help radiologists track follow-up advice Natural language processing yields rad-path correlation Can AI learn how to understand radiologist reports? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 9, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kenya: Debts Owed to Kemsa Prove Costly for Counties
[Nation] Counties are paying three times more to local pharmacies for drugs than they would have if they procured them from the Kenya Medical Supplies Authority (Kemsa), the Nation has learnt. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Dexterous herring gulls learn new tricks to adapt their feeding habits
(University of Southampton) Observations of Herring Gulls by scientists from the University of Southampton have shown how the coastal birds have developed complicated behaviour to 'skin' sea creatures to make them safe to eat. Researchers think this feeding habit may be a response to urbanisation and changes in food availability. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hummingbird robot uses AI to soon go where drones can't
(Purdue University) Purdue University researchers have engineered flying robots that behave like hummingbirds, trained by machine learning algorithms based on various techniques the bird uses naturally every day. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 9, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you prevent type 2 diabetes?
Several factors increase a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes. In this article, learn about how to prevent the condition by losing weight, exercising, and eating a balanced diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Parallel programming of an ionic floating-gate memory array for scalable neuromorphic computing
Neuromorphic computers could overcome efficiency bottlenecks inherent to conventional computing through parallel programming and readout of artificial neural network weights in a crossbar memory array. However, selective and linear weight updates and 1-megahertz write-read frequencies. (Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - May 9, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Fuller, E. J., Keene, S. T., Melianas, A., Wang, Z., Agarwal, S., Li, Y., Tuchman, Y., James, C. D., Marinella, M. J., Yang, J. J., Salleo, A., Talin, A. A. Tags: Computers, Mathematics, Materials Science reports Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about fecal transplants
Fecal transplants are a recent development in the treatment of several conditions, including Clostridium difficile infections. Learn more about this treatment and the emerging research on it here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Repetition helps preschoolers learn to eat healthy foods
(Reuters Health) - By using the right words and repeating the phrases, adults can help young kids get over picky eating behaviors and eat healthier foods, according to a new study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about abdominal tenderness
Causes of abdominal tenderness include a variety of gastrointestinal issues, injuries to the area, and organ-related conditions. Treatment varies depending on the cause. Learn more about abdominal tenderness here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about raisins
Raisins have many nutritional benefits and can aid digestion, as well as improve eyesight. People can easily add them to their diet. Learn more about the benefits of raisins here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about silicon dioxide
Silicon dioxide is a food additive. It is generally safe and occurs in many leafy greens and other vegetables. Inhaling fine particles may cause adverse effects. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Want Kids To Eat Healthy? Researchers Say Give Them A Reason
BOSTON (CBS) – Do you struggle to get your kids to eat healthy foods? Researchers at Washington State University and Florida State University say it may be as simple as giving them a reason. Parents often say, “Eat your spinach or else,” or “You can’t leave the table until you drink your milk.” But how often does that work? Not often, so researchers wanted to see whether explaining the benefits of healthy foods could make a difference. They studied a group of 3- to 5-year-olds for six weeks and offered them two of their least favorite of the following healthy foods: green peppers, tomato...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Uncategorized Children's Health Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

A tribute to Cochrane consumer, Tony Joy
Cochrane is a global independent network of researchers, professionals, and people interested in health, including healthcare consumers. Cochrane's healthcare consumers are made up from a wide range of people, including patients (or people with personal experience of a healthcare condition), health and social care service users, caregivers and family members. Also included are people who represent or are advocates for patients and carers. What unites them all is their search for high quality, unbiased information about health conditions and treatments.Professor Clive E Adams, Co-cordinating Editor ofCochrane Schizophrenia,...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 8, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Eating cheese doesn't raise cholesterol and won't increase your risk of a heart attack... scientists stunned to learn the long-buried truth
(Natural News) The nutritional value of milk, cheese and other dairy products, while undeniably helpful in muscle formation, has been notoriously questioned in the past due to misconceptions about increased risk of heart disease associated with the food group. Various studies, however, have been quick to debunk this myth and prove that dairy consumption does not elevate... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of pickles?
Pickles are vegetables that people put in jars with brine. Fermented pickles can have a variety of health benefits, as they encourage the growth of good bacteria in the gut. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

May 15, 2019 Webinar: Using taxonomic information and other improvements in standalone BLAST+ (2.9.0) and the v5 databases
Next Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 11AM, NCBI staff will show you how to use the latest version of standalone BLAST+ (2.9.0) and the new accession-based DBv5 databases with built-in taxonomy information. You will learn how to limit searches to … Continue reading → (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - May 8, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New BLAST BLASTDBv5 Pathogen Detection protein BLAST Source Type: news

5 People Who Can Help You Love Your Body
Learning to love your body — whatever shape or size you may be — is easier said than done, but these people are out to teach all of us that there ’ s no time like the present to fall in love with who you see in the mirror. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: EMMA PATTEE Tags: Love (Emotion) Mental Health and Disorders Weight Beauty (Concept) Social Media Source Type: news

Family of slain MD Elana Fric 'destroyed,' court told at Mohammed Shamji sentencing
One month after he admitted to killing beloved Toronto physician Dr. Elana Fric, Mohammed Shamji is set to learn his fate. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

CT tube voltage doesn't affect AI FFR-CT analysis
An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm for estimating fractional flow reserve...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ISCT: Machine-learning FFR-CT expedites heart evaluation FFR-CT algorithm guides management of revascularization 3D printing lowers risk and cost of testing FFR-CT Machine learning improves FFR-CT for coronary ischemia Prototype FFR-CT software shows high accuracy vs. invasive FFR (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 8, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about excessive burping
Excessive burping can occur as a result of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), consuming certain foods, or aerophagia or supragastric belching. The treatment options will depend on the cause. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Possible causes of facial pain
Common causes of facial pain include headaches and injuries. However, facial pain can also result from dental problems, infections, and nerve disorders. People who experience severe, recurring, or persistent facial pain should see a doctor. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Body Aches Source Type: news

Infographic: 3D printing for cancer treatment
Learn more about cancer treatment at Mayo Clinic Other health tip infographics:mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 8, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to tell if a sore throat is from an allergy or a cold
Allergies can cause cold-like symptoms, so it can sometimes be difficult to tell whether a sore throat is due to an allergy or a common cold or the flu. Learn how to tell the difference here. We also cover treatment and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy Source Type: news

Are Sleeping Pills Safe? Here ’s What Research Says
According to the latest numbers, roughly 9 million Americans — 4% of U.S. adults — use prescription sleep aids, or medications that can help with insomnia and other sleep issues. And now, some of the most popular prescription sleep drugs must carry stronger safety warnings. In April, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) mandated black-box warnings — which the agency uses to “call attention to serious or life-threatening risks” — on three sedative-hypnotic sleep aids: eszopiclone (often sold under the brand name Lunesta), zaleplon (Sonata) and zolpidem (Ambien). Hypnotic drugs, which ar...
Source: TIME: Health - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Drugs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best fermented foods?
Fermented foods, including kombucha, miso, tempeh, and sauerkraut, offer a variety of health benefits. Learn about these fermented foods and others in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is it safe to drink alcohol while taking prednisone?
Whether a person can drink alcohol while taking prednisone depends on a range of factors, including the length of the treatment, the dosage, and how much alcohol they drink. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is dermatophagia?
Dermatophagia causes a person to compulsively bite, chew, gnaw, or eat their skin. The condition most often affects the skin around the fingers. Learn more about this behavior here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Natural ways to lower cholesterol
High cholesterol levels can increase a person ’s risk of heart disease. Natural ways to lower cholesterol include replacing trans fats and saturated fats with monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, eating more soluble fiber, and exercising regularly. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cholesterol Source Type: news

Deep learning enhances breast cancer risk assessment
By analyzing subtle imaging patterns on screening mammograms that may portend...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology is leading by example when it comes to AI The 5 things radiology needs to speed up AI use SBI: AI improves DBT's performance in dense tissue FDA proposes adding breast density reporting to MQSA AI and radiologists: Better together in screening mammo (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 7, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA issues 2 more guidances on x-ray devices
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued two final guidances...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiation events prompt FDA notice on Rb-82 generators FDA eyes new framework for AI that continuously learns FDA OKs IRadimed features on monitoring system FDA proposes adding breast density reporting to MQSA Gottlieb steps down as FDA commissioner (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 7, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

IntraHealth International CEO Pape Gaye to Transition to President Emeritus in 2020
May 08, 2019 Chapel Hill, NCPape Gaye is preparing to take on a new role as global recruitment for a new CEO is underway. Under Gaye ’s leadership, IntraHealth has:Grown its annual revenue from $20 million in 2004 to over $100 million in 2018.Expanded its workforce to 800+ in 2019.Improved health care and systems in more than 80 countries.Led global and regional coalitions and partnerships, including the Frontline Health Workers Coalition, Safeguarding Health in Conflict, and the Ouagadougou Partnership Coordination Unit.Spearheaded innovations in health workforce training and performance, digital health, integrate...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Cochrane January-March 2019: highlights from Q1
' Cochrane exists so that healthcare decisions get better. ’ That is the first sentence of our Strategy to 2020 that aims to put Cochrane evidence at the heart of health decision-making all over the world. Here ’s a look back at some key highlights of our work in the first quarter of 2019, from January to March.Cochrane began preparations for its annual flagship event,Cochrane ’s Colloquium in Santiago, Chile 22-25 October, 2019. During this time, many Cochrane contributors submitted abstracts as part of the scientific programme, this year ‘embracing diversity’. We also opened the ca...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 7, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Learn To Speak Alzheimer's
This article shows examples of how I communicated with my mother who had the disease for 10 years. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Mauterstock, Contributor Source Type: news

Download GIRFT advice pack on good clinical practice
Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) has published a free advice pack that presents case studies of good practice, to help trusts identify and drive changes to benefit patients, through joint clinical and managerial engagement.The examples in the pack, which link to the Long Term Plan, provide practical solutions for trusts to help clinicians and managers work together to encourage continuous quality improvement.Find out more and download advice pack. Learn more about other GIRFT activities in theApril newsletter.  (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - May 7, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Physicians Starting to Claim Climate Change Is'In My Lane'Physicians Starting to Claim Climate Change Is'In My Lane '
Clinicians recently gathered at a conference outside Washington, DC, to focus on climate change and its impacts on health -- and to learn what they can do about it.Medscape Med Students (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Cell architects: 'Smart cells' improve production of pharmaceutical raw materials
(Kobe University) Researchers in Japan have developed an integrated synthetic biology system to construct new metabolic pathways and enzymes within microbes. By incorporating a " Design, Build, Test, Learn " (DBTL) workflow, the production of pharmaceutical raw materials could be systematically optimized. This application supports the concept of the DBTL workflow as a sustainable method for production of complex and valuable materials. The results were published on May 1 in the open access journal Nature Communications. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Threatened sturgeon learns for the fitness
(Forschungsverbund Berlin) An international team led by IGB is providing one of the first proofs of the complex learning behavior of fish in a recent study. The Atlantic sturgeon is considered extinct in Germany. The IGB is coordinating their reintroduction and is investigating whether sturgeon training can increase their fitness for the wild. An important fitness factor is their feeding behavior. Already a two-week 'learning lead' made the search for food more efficient. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 7, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

PAINWeekEnd in Jacksonville, Fla., Offers CE/CME Education to Meet the...
A Full Day of Pain Management for the Main Street Practitioner on Saturday June 1; mingle with faculty and attendees, learn and earn up to 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits for $129.(PRWeb May 07, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/painweekend_in_jacksonville_fla_offers_ce_cme_education_to_meet_the_challenges_of_opioid_prescribing_regulation/prweb16290264.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news