Learn to say ‘no’ and ‘yes’ for better sex… and to improve your whole life
Conveying our deepest desires, likes and dislikes, to our most intimate partner is essential. Here ’s how…“Yes,” I say, surprisingly firmly, to the man I have never met before, whose name I do not even know, who is massaging my back and shoulders. “Yes. Yes, please.”I am lying on a mat on the floor of a conference room in a London hotel and around me three people – complete strangers – are rubbing my back. “Zero,” I say suddenly, which is the code word for stop. It’s not because I want the massage to end – in truth, it feels rather soothing – bu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 4, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Joanna Moorhead Tags: Sex Life and style Psychology Science Health & wellbeing Source Type: news

RenalytixAI Hits Milestone with Break Through Designation
RenalytixAI has won  Break Through Device designation from FDA for KidneyIntelX a technology that could help diagnose kidney disease. This is the first such designation for an AI-enabled diagnostic for kidney disease publicly announced by any company. KidneyIntelx was designed in an effort to curtail the estimated $114 billion annual cost of chronic and end-stage kidney disease to the U.S. healthcare system. “The technology is a combination of a multiplex lab-based test measuring three biomarkers (sTNFR1, sTNFR2 and KIM1) that are shown to be prognostic in nature for rapid progress...
Source: MDDI - May 3, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Self Improvement Might Sound Healthy. But There ’s a Downside to Wanting to Change
Ours is a culture that values change. Millions of Americans set resolutions each winter and buy self-help books year round. But a new study published in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science finds there’s also value in aiming to stay the same. People who imagine staying fairly constant over the years may have more satisfying lives than those who think they’ll grow to be different, according to the study. “When people think about themselves over time, the people who perceive there to be the most similarity between who they are now and who they will be in the future end up being more sati...
Source: TIME: Health - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Mental Health/Psychology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about black stool
The causes of black stool usually include colitis, stomach ulcers, and certain foods. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more about black stool, and when to see a doctor, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning Poised to Help FPs
According to a breakout session on artificial intelligence and machine learning at the AAFP's 2019 Annual Chapter Leader Forum, AI is poised to augment the work physicians do but will not replace them in the exam room. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - May 3, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Learning CrossFit in a wheelchair
For more than a decade, Nancy Kawaja has taught children with disabilities to adapt to their skillset. Now, she's learning to do the same after a surgery left her with no feeling in her left leg. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Ottawa Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Levels of autism: Everything you need to know
Doctors can diagnose three different levels of autism, which vary in their severity. Getting the correct diagnosis can help ensure that a person receives the right treatment and support. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Autism Source Type: news

Daymond John's Advice for Marketing Your Small Business
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Source: AARP.org News - May 3, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Personality Traits That Make You Vulnerable to Fraud
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Source: AARP.org News - May 3, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

What to Do in Brooklyn, NY, on a Budget
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Source: AARP.org News - May 3, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Cochrane's 30 under 30: Emma Axon (n ée Mead)
Cochrane is made up of  13,000 members and over 50,000 supporters come from more than 130 countries, worldwide. Our volunteers and contributors are researchers, health professionals, patients, carers, people passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere.Cochrane is an incredible community of people who all play their part in improving health and healthcare globally. We believe that by putting trusted evidence at the heart of health decisions we can achieve a world of improved health for all.  Many  of our contributors are young people working with Cochrane ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 3, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Fact or Fiction: What to Know About Smoking Cessation and Medications
Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of death in the United States, resulting in more than 480,000 deaths annually. Almost 70 percent of current smokers report wanting to quit smoking, but quitting can be hard and often takes multiple attempts. Learn the facts. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Vaccines, Blood & Biologics
From blood to vaccines, FDA protects and advances the public health by ensuring that biological products are safe, effective, and available to those who need them. Read these Consumer Updates to learn more. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Children's Health
Kids aren't just small adults. From diet and nutrition to their reactions to medicine, their bodies are unique. Read these Consumer Updates to learn more. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Most e-scooter injuries could be prevented, CDC finds
The CDC recommends wearing a helmet and properly learning to ride an e-scooter before hitting the road (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hotspot in the genome may drive psychosis in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder
(Van Andel Research Institute) A newly identified epigenetic hotspot for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder may give scientists a fresh path forward for devising more effective treatments and biomarker-based screening strategies. More than 100 million people worldwide have either schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, which are characterized by periods of hallucinations, delusions and irregular thought processes. They are both associated with overproduction of the neurotransmitter dopamine, a key regulator of reward-seeking behavior, emotional responses, learning and movement, among other functions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes and treatment of vaginal cuts
Vaginal cuts and tears are common and can occur when a person is removing pubic hair or engaging in sexual activity. Minor cuts or tears are generally harmless and usually heal within a few days. However, a person with larger, deeper, or more numerous vaginal wounds may require medical treatment. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are there carbs in popcorn?
The majority of popcorn is carbohydrates, and people can consume it as part of a healthful diet. Learn more about how many carbs are in popcorn, and how to enjoy it here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

The Scoop on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
More than 1 million Americans have myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Learn about the symptoms of this serious disease. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida girl, two, with spina bifida learns to walk by marching to the beat of 'Baby Shark' song
Harper Comparin, two, from St Petersburg, Florida, was born with spina bifida. She learned to walk to the tune of the song 'Baby Shak', which doctors used as a metronome. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Massachusetts Residents Urged To ‘ Get Vaccinated Against Measles Now ’ As Suspected Cases Rise
BOSTON (CBS) – The Massachusetts Department of Health has a simple message for residents about measles – get vaccinated. In a statement this week, the department says there are more than 700 cases of measles across 22 states in 2019. There were only 372 cases reported in all of 2018. In Massachusetts, there have been over 60 suspected cases of measles, with one confirmed this year. Last year there were only 21 suspect cases, and none confirmed to be measles. “Every day, Massachusetts residents travel to places where measles is occurring and every day visitors arrive here from places where measles is occur...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated Local Measles Source Type: news

Amgen And Syapse Enter Precision Medicine Collaboration In Oncology
Supports Providers With Advanced Insight Tools and Research Opportunities Generates Insights From Real-World Evidence for Potential Use in Regulatory Filings THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, May 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN), a world leader in biotechnology, and Syapse, a company powering precision medicine insights through its global provider network, today announced a precision medicine collaboration in oncology. Under the terms of the agreement, Amgen and Syapse will develop observational research analytics to assess treatment outcomes for areas of unmet need in oncology. This eff...
Source: Amgen News Release - May 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

The Right Training and Equipment Save Tajik Triplets' Lives
By Khosiyatkhon Komilova, Communications specialistMay 02, 2019Meet the first surviving triplets in the history of this region of Tajikistan.Parvina Usmonova never planned to have five children.The 32-year-old gave birth to her first daughter at the regional maternity center in Balkhi, her home district in southwestern Tajikistan. However, the poor quality of the services led her to have her second daughter at home.In 2017, pregnant once again, Parvina was shocked to learn she was pregnant with triplets.“I didn’t know what to do, " she says. " I was sure that our district doctors were not capable of...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Feed the Future Tajikistan Health and Nutrition Activity Maternal, Newborn, & Child Health Quality of Care Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to expect during IUD insertion
An intrauterine device, or IUD, is a small device a doctor inserts into the uterus that helps prevent pregnancy. Learn about what to expect during an IUD insertion here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Birth Control / Contraception Source Type: news

Navajo area railroad workers learn protective skills
Courses funded by NIEHS Worker Training Program help ensure rural and tribal railroad workers protect their own health and safety. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Core Day spotlights array of NIEHS resources
Core facilities at NIEHS hosted an event to help in-house researchers learn more about available cutting-edge technologies and expertise. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 2, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Menstrual cups: Everything you need to know
A menstrual cup is a product that people can use instead of pads or tampons during their periods. In this article, learn how menstrual cups work and how to use one. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Mechanisms linking childhood adversity with psychopathology: learning as an intervention target - McLaughlin KA, DeCross SN, Jovanovic T, Tottenham N.
Exposure to childhood adversity is common and a powerful risk factor for many forms of psychopathology. In this opinion piece, we argue for greater translation of knowledge about the developmental processes that are influenced by childhood adversity into t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about pimples on the arms
Pimples can occur anywhere, including on the arms. Causes include skin infections and blocked pores. Improving hygiene and cleanliness methods can help treat and prevent them. Learn more about pimples on the arms here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

eResearch in Acute Kidney Injury: A Primer for EHR Research eResearch in Acute Kidney Injury: A Primer for EHR Research
Learn more about the role of eResearch and EHR data in acute kidney injury research.Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Machine Learning paves the way for next-level quantum sensing
University of Bristol researchers have reached new heights of sophistication in detecting magnetic fields with extreme sensitivity at room temperature by combining machine learning with a quantum sensor. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 2, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Engineering; Press Release Source Type: news

Machine Learning Optimizes Images For Stimulating Monkey Neurons
Neural networks generate abstract images designed to activate particular cells, lending insight into their function. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - May 2, 2019 Category: Science Tags: News & Opinion Source Type: news

Exploring emotions and relationships with young people with SEND
Exploring emotions, relationships and identify with 11 - 25 year olds with learning disabilities (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AstraZeneca Starts Artificial Intelligence Collaboration to Accelerate Drug Discovery
AstraZeneca and BenevolentAI began a long-term collaboration to use artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning for the discovery and development of new treatments for chronic kidney disease (CKD) and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - May 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

To Improve Health Equity, Rural America Must Be Part of the Frame
Shares lessons learned about building opportunity and equity in rural communities and highlights a call for proposals from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for a Rural Learning and Coordinating Center. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - May 2, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Research on Reddit identifies opioid addiction self-treatment risks
(Georgia Institute of Technology) Using advanced machine-learning techniques, Georgia Tech researchers have examined nearly 1.5 million Reddit posts to identify risks associated with several of the most common alternative -- and unproven -- 'treatments' for opioid addiction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What happens when schools go solar?
(Stanford's School of Earth, Energy& Environmental Sciences) Rooftop solar projects at schools could reduce harmful air pollution, help the environment and enhance student learning while cutting electricity costs, a new study finds. Overall, the energy switch could deliver benefits valued at $4 billion. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Make room on the couch: Worms suffer from PTSD, too
(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Dr. Alon Zaslaver at Hebrew University of Jerusalem's Genetics Department discovered that even a very basic animal life form like the C. elegans worm has the ability to learn from past experiences. Further, Zaslaver and his team pinpointed the exact neurons that store these memories and the physiological changes the worms undergo when they retrieve memories to cope with future hardships. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Pain at big toe joint: Everything you need to know
There are many possible causes of pain at the big toe joint, including osteoarthritis, gout, and injuries. This pain can sometimes make it difficult for a person to walk, but most underlying causes are treatable. Learn more about pain at the big toe joint, including treatment, prevention, and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news

Enzyme activity from machine learning
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Source: ScienceNOW - May 2, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Suleymanov, Y. Tags: twil Source Type: news

Deep-Learning Model May Help Predict NSCLC Outcomes, Survival Deep-Learning Model May Help Predict NSCLC Outcomes, Survival
A deep-learning model that uses serial imaging scans of tumors from patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) may predict treatment response and survival better than standard clinical parameters alone, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 1, 2019 Category: Radiology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Widespread Concern Over Europe & #039;s Uncertain Regulatory Future Highlights Region & #039;s Importance
Concern has been mounting about the future of Europe’s regulatory environment for medicines and medical technology, but the growing anxiety isn’t limited to Brussels, London or Munich. Companies from Boston to Tel Aviv to Singapore have a lot riding on Europe. For better or worse, the unease being felt around the world is a mark of both how important the healthcare products sector is to Europe and how important Europe is to the global healthcare products sector. Europe’s Position as Key Hub for Medicine, Healthcare Europe comprises about 29% of the global medtech market...
Source: MDDI - May 1, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Paul Brooks Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes spotting before a period?
Spotting before a period is usually harmless, and it may not always have a clear cause. However, it can sometimes be an early sign of pregnancy. Other possible causes can include hormonal fluctuations, starting a birth control pill, and perimenopause. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about enemas
An enema is a procedure that involves emptying the bowels with liquid or gas. People can use them in a medical setting or at home. Learn more about enemas, and how to use one, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Rural Learning and Coordinating Center Advancing Health Equity Through Social & Economic Opportunity
This CFP seeks to identify a Rural Learning and Coordinating Center for advancing health equity through social and economic opportunity. (Source: RWJF - Open Calls For Proposals)
Source: RWJF - Open Calls For Proposals - May 1, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Source Type: news

Rural Learning & Coordinating Center Advancing Health Equity Through Social & Economic Opportunity
This CFP seeks to identify a Rural Learning and Coordinating Center for advancing health equity through social and economic opportunity. (Source: RWJF - Open Calls For Proposals)
Source: RWJF - Open Calls For Proposals - May 1, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Source Type: news

A social gradient in the effects of the Skills for Life Program on self-efficacy and mental wellbeing of adolescent students - Pannebakker FD, van Genugten L, Diekstra RFW, Gravesteijn C, Fekkes M, Kuiper R, Kocken PL.
BACKGROUND: The goal of the current study was to evaluate the effects of the Social Emotional Learning program Skills 4 Life on mental health and its risk factors self-esteem, self-efficacy, and social interaction skills in students of secondary schools. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

5 Reasons Why Doctors Should Learn Data Science
In this article, we have listed five such reasons why physicians and caregivers should learn about emerging technology such as data science and artificial intelligence. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Shourjya Sanyal, Contributor Source Type: news

Bombshell Flashback: Merck FAKED mumps vaccine research, released faulty vaccine that didn't work, say virologists in False Claims Act filing
(Natural News) With the deceptive “mainstream” media now running measles hysteria 24/7, you might be shocked to learn that the MMR vaccine doesn’t work as claimed. Even Reuters is now reporting that 10% of those infected with the measles were previously vaccinated against the measles. This stunning admission is found in an April 29 article... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A major Chicago paper used Antifa-linked sources to defend crooked state’s attorney Kim Foxx and bash her critics as “white nationalists”
(Natural News) In recent weeks, you may recall that Cook County state’s attorney Kim Foxx committed the outrage of the year, thus far: She refused to accept clear evidence from Chicago PD implicating “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett in his staged hate crime, thus declining to prosecute him. Now, we learn, the Chicago Sun-Times is providing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news