Artificial intelligence enhances MRI scans
Researchers used machine learning to improve images from MRI scanners. The technique may enable better quality medical images for people who need MRI, PET, CT, and other scans. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lakers ’ coach Luke Walton and UCLA Health team up to help students live healthy, balanced lives
With the personal and financial support of Los Angeles Lakers ’ head coach Luke Walton,UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind opened its newest state-of-the-art fitness center at El Sereno Middle School in Los Angeles.Sound Body Sound Mind donates fitness equipment, professional development for staff and a curriculum that uses high-intensity intervals targeting aerobic fitness and muscular endurance to middle and high schools in the Los Angeles area.El Sereno received all new equipment including 27 spin bikes, three rowers, three steppers and three KRANKcycles, plus a full set of fitness accessories, including sand bells,...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Celebrate DNA Day on April 25th!
Each year, April 25th marks National DNA Day, a date that celebrates the first published papers on the structure of DNA back in 1953. The National Genome Research Institute (NGRI) celebrates DNA Day every year, providing students, teachers and the public with opportunities to learn about genomic research. DNA Day activities are celebrated across the nation, take a look and see if there’s an event near you! If you’re interested in organizing your own event, check out the National DNA Day Starter Kit and consider applying for support through our funding opportunities. GeneEd also provides resources...
Source: The Cornflower - April 9, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Elizabeth Kiscaden Tags: News from NIH/NLM Source Type: news

May Registration still Open: Learn How to Help Your Community Deal with Psychological Distress
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - April 9, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

The Clogged Pipeline: Women Executives in the Medical Device Industry
U.S. women in medtech trail behind their male peers in leadership positions. U.S. women in all S&P 500 companies hold almost 45% of all professional-level jobs, and 26.5% have achieved executive/senior level management jobs. Not so in medtech. Screen Shot 2018-04-09 at 12.31.57 PM.png  More than 300 medtech executive women at the level of director or higher were sent a short 10-question online survey. Sixty-one shared their perceptions of the barriers to entry for women with careers in medical devices. These executive women reported that, at their companies, the average number of women holding positio...
Source: MDDI - April 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Maria Shepherd Tags: Business Source Type: news

Recruitment Information Session - New York, NY
May 24, 2018All prospective medical and non-medical aid workers: join us for a presentation and question& answer session to learn more about how you can become part of Doctors Without Borders' field work. A Human Resources Officer will be on hand to discuss requirements and the recruitment process and a Doctors Without Borders aid worker from the local area will share their stories of life in the field.SPACE IS LIMITED. PLEASE REGISTER.Location: Doctors Without BordersNew York  (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - April 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Douglas Mercer Source Type: news

5 Key Takeaways from Mesothelioma Expert Teleconference
If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you’re likely seeking information and resources to learn more about the disease. A free one-hour mesothelioma teleconference is a great place to start. CancerCare recently hosted the “Advancements in the Treatment of Mesothelioma” workshop. The session featured five mesothelioma experts, including Dr. Hedy Kindler, director of the mesothelioma program at the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation co-sponsored the teleconference, which is available online for free. All mesothelioma patients can benefit f...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - April 9, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat a crick in the neck
A crick in the neck is a widespread but uncomfortable experience. Most of the time, it is caused by muscle stiffness or injuries caused by poor posture or sleeping in an uncomfortable position. Other times, a crick or stiffness in the neck can indicate an underlying health problem, such as osteoarthritis. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news

‘Re-gifting’ of previously transplanted kidneys extends life for new recipients
Sometimes, the gift of life can be “re-gifted.” That is, a kidney previously donated to one person can be re-donated to a new patient after the initial recipient dies, saving yet another life. Procedures in which people receive previously transplanted kidneys are virtually unheard of, but the surgery could save the lives of hundreds of people in the U.S. each year — people who might otherwise die while waiting for a traditional kidney transplant. Typically, previously transplanted kidneys are lost to future use when the first recipient dies. But Dr. Jeffrey Veale, a transplant surgeon atRonald R...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to do at home for an asthma attack
Asthma attacks can be frightening, especially if a person is unprepared. Beyond medication, what can help? We discuss what to do when an attack hits, including breathing exercises designed to keep airways open. We also explore home remedies and tips. Here, learn how to prevent and manage an asthma attack at home. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Asthma Source Type: news

In Iowa, Teachers Learn How to 'Stop The Bleed'
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (AP) — As she learned the basics of applying direct pressure, packing a wound with gauze and tying a tourniquet, sixth-grade math and social studies teacher Kari Stafford shook her head at the thought that this may now be an essential skill for her profession. Stafford didn't like it, but with school shootings now a regular occurrence, she and her colleagues have reluctantly accepted that the attacks won't stop and that teachers must know how to keep the victims from bleeding to death. "Learning to help and not just stand there is important," said Stafford, who joined about a dozen other...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 9, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Scott McFetridge, Associated Press Tags: Training Trauma News Source Type: news

In Iowa, Teachers Learn How to 'Stop The Bleed'
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (AP) — As she learned the basics of applying direct pressure, packing a wound with gauze and tying a tourniquet, sixth-grade math and social studies teacher Kari Stafford shook her head at the thought that this may now be an essential skill for her profession. Stafford didn't like it, but with school shootings now a regular occurrence, she and her colleagues have reluctantly accepted that the attacks won't stop and that teachers must know how to keep the victims from bleeding to death. "Learning to help and not just stand there is important," said Stafford, who joined about a dozen other...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - April 9, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Scott McFetridge, Associated Press Tags: Training Trauma News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can a cavity cause a bad taste in the mouth?
What to do when a bad taste lingers? Many issues can cause this, from poor oral hygiene to neurological conditions. The taste may also vary, from bitter or foul to metallic, salty, or sweet. In this article, we explore a range of common causes and treatments. Learn to deal with a lasting bad taste in the mouth here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is cervical endometriosis?
Cervical endometriosis occurs when endometrial tissue grows on the cervix. Many experience no symptoms and require no treatment, while others opt for surgery to remove the growths. Very rarely, it harms the chances of pregnancy. Learn about treatment, complications, and characteristics of cervical endometriosis here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

How Philips Is Ushering in a New Era of Ultrasound Collaboration
About three years ago Royal Philips introduced an ultrasound transducer called Lumify that simply plugs into a tablet computer via a USB port, and has an interface that runs off an app. MD+DI at the time called it the birth of app-based ultrasound after speaking with Randy Hamlin, vice president and the point-of-care business leader at Philips, to learn more about the design and regulatory challenges the company had to overcome to make the device a reality. Learn about collaborative innovation at the BIOMEDevice Boston Conference and Expo, April 17-18, 2018. Use promo code "MDDI" for 20% off registration and free...
Source: MDDI - April 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Imaging Source Type: news

The New Health Care: What We Really Need to Make Roads Safer for Everyone
A debate over child car seats points to broader issues and what the U.S. can learn from Sweden. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AARON E. CARROLL Tags: Traffic Accidents and Safety Child Car Seats Research Sweden United States Source Type: news

How Do You Fix A Broken Nail?
Discussion Distal digits, especially of the hand, are important as they provide support for pinching and grip, give tactile sensation and contribute to cosmesis. Trauma to the distal digit and nailbed ranges from significant trauma with digital crush injuries or amputation to minor broken nails causing only annoyance. Most injuries especially in children involve the hand especially the middle finger. The dominant hand is more common if the child has a hand-preference. Usually they occur indoors especially being caused by being pinched by a door. Significant trauma requires surgical intervention and may require specialty s...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 9, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Rich and poor kids learn similarly
Study shows the relative influence of genetic and environmental differences was the same across groups. (Source: PsycPORT.com)
Source: PsycPORT.com - April 8, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Kenya:Schools Ill-Equipped to Take Care of Sick Students, Survey Reveals
[Nation] The sudden death of a Form Three student at Alliance High School has exposed the shocking state of healthcare in local learning institutions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The Damaging Beliefs of Bipolar Disorder
When writer Elaina J. Martin was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she felt “less than.” “I felt like other people were better than me, less damaged than I was.” In the first few years of her diagnosis, psychotherapist Colleen King, LMFT, worried she’d never be able to function at a higher level. “During those years of struggle, I saw myself deteriorate, become less capable, and felt like a failure in many ways.” Bipolar disorder is a difficult illness that can shatter one’s self-worth and sense of self. Beliefs tend to differ in different people, depending on the person&rsquo...
Source: Psych Central - April 8, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Bipolar Disorders General Self-Esteem Self-Help Stigma Bipolar Disorder Depressive Episode managing bipolar disorder Mental Health Stigma Negative Beliefs Sense Of Self Source Type: news

New Podcast Tells You How to Outsmart Scams
New podcast series with fraud expert Frank Abagnale exposes dirty secrets. ... Learn lessons in how to avoid scams from an expert scammer himself. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - April 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

6th Virtual Conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools: Part 2
Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health. 10/17/2017 This one-hour, 42-minute recording is from a conference that highlights national examples of supportive water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in schools environments that ensure schools are ready for girls. It includes a presentation on Integrating Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) into an Education in Emergencies (EiE) Response: Learning from the Development of a Cross-Sectoral Toolkit. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - April 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Behavioral modeling for mental health using machine learning algorithms - Srividya M, Mohanavalli S, Bhalaji N.
Mental health is an indicator of emotional, psychological and social well-being of an individual. It determines how an individual thinks, feels and handle situations. Positive mental health helps one to work productively and realize their full potential. M... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Looking for Online Advice on Your Heart Device? Beware
SATURDAY, April 7, 2018 -- Folks using online message boards to learn more about their heart implant should take any advice they come across with a grain of salt. Researchers report it's as likely as not the guidance they find will be bogus. About... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Bullying and Mental Health Consequences
According to the American Psychological Association, bullying is a form of aggressive behavior in which someone intentionally and repeatedly causes another person injury or discomfort. Even though bullying commonly happens in childhood, the impact can last well into adulthood. Duke University recently conducted research that shows the rates for agoraphobia and panic disorders greatly increases with bullying. Mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and low esteem haunt many adults who were once bullied in childhood. In previous generations, many children were supposed to handle their own issues. “Let th...
Source: Psych Central - April 7, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Rebecca Lee Tags: Abuse Anger Anxiety Bullying Children and Teens Parenting School Issues Students Adolescence Coping Skills cyberbullying Envy Insecurity Jealousy online harassment relational bullying sexual bullying Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Possible causes of a bubbling feeling in the chest
A bubbling or gurgling feeling in the chest may have many possible causes. Causes could include asthma, atrial fibrillation, bronchitis, a collapsed lung, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or in rarer cases, a lung tumor. Learn more about the possible causes of a bubbling feeling in the chest here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you check your own blood pressure?
It is common to have your blood pressure checked at the doctor's office, but there are many cases where it is important to monitor it at home. It is easy to check blood pressure with an automated machine, but it can also be done manually at home. Learn how to check your own blood pressure and what the results mean. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypertension Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Institute Adds Innovative Analytics-Based Learning Platform to Help Surgeons Improve Technical Skills and Clinical Outcomes Across a Range of Specialties
Use of digital technology and analytics will reinvent professional education (Source: Johnson and Johnson)
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

5 Trends Medtech Should Be Talking About
Recently I chatted with Candace Roulo, managing editor of Advanced Manufacturing Now, about some of the most important trends in medtech and the technologies that are taking the industry to the next level. Click below to listen to the podcast, or read on for select highlights of the conversation – what I consider to be five trends medtech professionals should be talking about. 128-Advanced_Manufacturing_Now-UBM.mp3 Explore all of these trends in depth at the BIOMEDevice Boston Conference and Expo, April 18-19, 2018. Use promo code "SAVE100" for $100 off conference registration and f...
Source: MDDI - April 6, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: BIOMEDevice Boston Business Digital Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does mottling of the skin indicate?
The skin can become mottled and have purple or red patchy areas, which may appear in a lace-like pattern. Medically known as livedo reticularis, it can have a variety of causes including poor circulation and shock. Some very elderly or terminally ill people may experience this condition. Learn more about it here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

How Will the Trump Administration ’s Upcoming Rules Change the ACA Marketplaces in 2019, and What Will the Changes Mean for Consumers Who Rely on the Market for Insurance?
Learn more about the proposed rules change to the ACA marketplaces in 2019 from experts Sara Collins, Ph.D., Matthew Fiedler, Ph.D., and Sabrina Corlette.         (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Newsroom)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Newsroom - April 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Four causes of an orange tongue
Looking in a mirror and seeing that the tongue has turned orange may be alarming, especially when a person has eaten nothing containing food coloring recently. In this article, learn what causes an orange tongue, including infections, medications, and beta carotene. We also describe what other colors may indicate. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

UCLA scientists discover that cells contain mitochondria specialized to build fats
Mitochondria, known to most people as the “powerhouses of the cell,” have been recognized for decades as the cellular organelle where sugars and fats are oxidized to generate energy. Now, new research by UCLA scientists has found that not all mitochondria fit this definition. Within each cell a group of specialized mitochondria can be f ound attached to fat droplets. Rather than burn fat to create energy, these specialized mitochondria are responsible for providing the energy to build and store fat molecules.“This is really a whole new view of mitochondria and what they can do,” said lead author Dr....
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 6, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight Last chance to register! NNLM is offering stipends of up to $500 to support public library staff’s travel and lodging for the Health Information for Public Librarians Symposium at the MLA Annual meeting in Atlanta, GA. First come, first serve! Learn more about eligibility and instructions on how to apply. NNLM MAR will also purchase roundtrip airfare for public library staff from our region (Delaware, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania). Please Note: If your application is accepted, NNLM MAR staff will be in touch...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - April 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

7 medtech stories we missed this week: April 6, 2018
[Image from unsplash.com]From CHF Solutions’s distribution deal to Guided Therapeutics’s licensing agreement, here are seven medtech stories we missed this week but throught were still worth mentioning. 1. CHF inks Spanish distribution deal CHF Solutions announced in an April 5 press release that it has signed a distribution agreement with Dimedix Surgical. The distribution agreement will allow Dimedix Surgical to distribute the CHF’s Aquadex FlexFlow System throughout Spain. The financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed. 2. J&J launches digital surgical training subscription service J&...
Source: Mass Device - April 6, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Catheters Diagnostics Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Hospital Care Imaging Implants Regulatory/Compliance Surgical Ultrasound Urology Asahi Intecc aziyobiologics Biotronik CHF Solutions Inc. dimedixsurgical Guided Therapeut Source Type: news

New Digital Libraries Improve Learning at Uganda ’s Health Training Institutions
Pharmacy students in Uganda. Photo by Tommy Trenchard for IntraHealth International.April 06, 2018Thousands of students  now have 24/7 digital access to academic materials thanks to two new digital libraries.Until now, thousands of Uganda ’s medical, nursing, health management, and allied health students had to share a small, cramped library with too few resources for the growing number of students. Many students were simply unable to check out the reference and academic materials needed to study effectively for their coursework an d exams.Through its USAID-fundedStrengthening Human Resources for Health Activity...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: lfreeze Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What could cause tingling in the feet or hands?
A feeling of tingling in the feet or hands can have a variety of causes. Many are related to peripheral neuropathy or nerve damage, but others include a pinched nerve, pregnancy, and even anxiety. Treatments depend on the underlying cause. Learn more about the numerous causes and related symptoms of the condition here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Signs and symptoms of blocked fallopian tubes
The fallopian tubes can become blocked for a number of reasons, such as scarring and infection. When a blockage occurs, fertility can be affected and a woman may find it more difficult to conceive. Learn about the symptoms of blocked fallopian tubes here, along with the available treatment options to improve fertility. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

National learning disabilities programme 'leading to unplanned costs'
The biggest “fast track” area moving people with learning disabilities out of hospitals has warned it faces an additional £8m annual bill, while others also anticipate increased costs. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - April 6, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Pain-related palliative care challenges in people with advanced dementia call for education and practice development in all care settings
Patient-related challenges in pain management were universal across settings, indicating a need for education and practice development at all care settings. Nurse-related and organisational factors influencing pain management vary across different care settings, implying a need for different approaches to improve nurse –physician relations and learning opportunities. Patient-related challenges imply a need for research on administration of medications among persons with dementia to ensure pain relief in end stage. The increasing life expectancy in Europe and in developed countries wor ldwide indicates...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sometimes, Headaches Can Be an Emergency. Here's When.
FRIDAY, April 6, 2018 -- Nearly everyone has a headache now and then. Most of the time, relief is just an over-the-counter pill away. Other times, learning ways to relax and relieve tension, or getting treatment for sinus infections can get rid of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 6, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to prevent endometriosis pain during sex
Painful sex, or dyspareunia, is a common symptom of endometriosis. We explore ways to make sex more comfortable, including positions, toys, times, and alternatives to intercourse. Why does endometriosis cause pain during sex, and how can the subject be approached with a partner? Find answers and learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

Roche completes acquisition of Flatiron Health
Roche today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Flatiron Health, a privately held healthcare technology and services company headquartered in New York City, US. Flatiron Health is a market leader in oncology-specific electronic health record (EHR) software as well as in the curation and development of real-world evidence for cancer research. With its large network of community oncology practices and academic medical centers across the US, Flatiron Health has created a technology platform designed to learn from the experience of every patient. (Source: Roche Media News)
Source: Roche Media News - April 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche completes acquisition of Flatiron Health
Roche today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Flatiron Health, a privately held healthcare technology and services company headquartered in New York City, US. Flatiron Health is a market leader in oncology-specific electronic health record (EHR) software as well as in the curation and development of real-world evidence for cancer research. With its large network of community oncology practices and academic medical centers across the US, Flatiron Health has created a technology platform designed to learn from the experience of every patient. (Source: Roche Investor Update)
Source: Roche Investor Update - April 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche completes acquisition of Flatiron Health
Roche today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Flatiron Health, a privately held healthcare technology and services company headquartered in New York City, US. Flatiron Health is a market leader in oncology-specific electronic health record (EHR) software as well as in the curation and development of real-world evidence for cancer research. With its large network of community oncology practices and academic medical centers across the US, Flatiron Health has created a technology platform designed to learn from the experience of every patient. (Source: Roche Media News)
Source: Roche Media News - April 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

UCLA research could be first step toward healing the hearts of children with Duchenne
After a progressive weakening of the muscles takes away their motor skills, and then their abilities to stand and walk, most males with Duchenne muscular dystrophy die of heart and respiratory failure in their 20s.Now, researchers at theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA are pursuing a cutting-edge way to stop heart disease in patients with Duchenne, which affects one in 5,000 male babies born in the United States. Their work, which is supported by a David Geffen School of Medicine Seed Grant, is just one of a number of projects underway at the medical school in which interdisciplinary groups of UCLA researchers are p...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - April 6, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Living With Cancer: Understanding testicular cancer
Testicular cancer: Diagnosis and treatment April?is Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, which makes it a good time to learn more about testicular cancer, the most common cancer in American men 15 to 35. Testicular cancer is highly treatable, even when cancer has spread beyond the testicle. Depending on the type and stage of testicular cancer, you [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The Surgeon General Says More People Should Carry Naloxone, the Opioid Antidote. Here ’s Where to Get It and How Much It Costs
The U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, issued a public health advisory on Thursday urging more Americans to carry and learn to use the opioid overdose-reversing drug naloxone. Naloxone, which is often referred to by the brand name Narcan, can be lifesaving for people overdosing on opioids. As the nation’s opioid crisis has increased in recent years, first responders, emergency medical technicians and police officers have used naloxone to help revive people who are suspected of overdosing. Adams said Thursday that community members, family and friends of people using opioids, and individuals using the drugs thems...
Source: TIME: Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized Naloxone Narcan onetime Opioid opioids Source Type: news

The Surgeon General Says More People Should Carry Naloxone, the Opioid Antidote. Here ’s How Where to Get It and How Much It Costs
The U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Jerome Adams, issued a public health advisory on Thursday urging more Americans to carry and learn to use the opioid overdose-reversing drug naloxone. Naloxone, which is often referred to by the brand name Narcan, can be lifesaving for people overdosing on opioids. As the nation’s opioid crisis has increased in recent years, first responders, emergency medical technicians and police officers have used naloxone to help revive people who are suspected of overdosing. Adams said Thursday that community members, family and friends of people using opioids, and individuals using the drugs thems...
Source: TIME: Health - April 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized Naloxone Narcan onetime Opioid opioids Source Type: news