Science News: Nerves feel the itch | Craniofacial research symposium
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. Nerve Cells that Feel the Itch Immune cells turn on itch sensory pathway NIDCR • April 30, 2019 Save the Date: Craniofacial Research Symposium On Monday, May 6, NIDCR will host a symposium, "Looking Back and Facing the Future: From NIDR to NIDCR"Learn more.   Dental Researchers Get at Root Causes of Cancer Patients’ Mouth Sores University of Connecticut • A...
Source: NIDCR Science News - April 30, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to calculate the calories a person burns while sleeping
Even when resting or asleep, the body is continuously burning calories to stay alive and healthy. A person can estimate how many calories they burn while sleeping by first calculating their basal metabolic rate (BMR). BMR is the number of calories that the body burns each day when at rest. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

ALWAYS place a baby on his or her back at night and during nap time. An easy way to remember this is to follow the ABCs of safe sleep: “ Alone on the Back in a bare Crib. " Learn more from the #FDA about safe sleep for babies: https://go.usa.gov/xmXv7   #InfantSafety #Pediatrics
ALWAYS place a baby on his or her back at night and during nap time. An easy way to remember this is to follow the ABCs of safe sleep: “Alone on the Back in a bare Crib." Learn more from the #FDA about safe sleep for babies: https://go.usa.gov/xmXv7  #InfantSafety #Pediatrics (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - April 30, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing—Nurses Don't Play Cards
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - April 30, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Scientists Identify New Type of Brain Degeneration That Mimics Alzheimer ’s. Here’s What to Know
(WASHINGTON) — Some people told they have Alzheimer’s may instead have a newly identified mimic of the disease — and scientists say even though neither is yet curable, it’s critical to get better at telling different kinds of dementia apart. Too often, the word dementia is used interchangeably with Alzheimer’s when there are multiple types of brain degeneration that can harm people’s memory and thinking skills. “Not everything that looks like Alzheimer’s disease is Alzheimer’s disease,” said Dr. Julie Schneider, a neuropathologist at Rush University Medical Center...
Source: TIME: Health - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized diseases onetime Source Type: news

GE reports higher healthcare earnings in Q1
GE Healthcare produced flat revenue growth but higher profit in its first quarter...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: GE gets FDA nod for deep-learning CT reconstruction GE to integrate Edison platform with ACR AI-LAB GE wins risk-sharing contract from Adventist Health GE focuses on artificial intelligence at ECR 2019 GE/Danaher deal does not include contrast business (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - April 30, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medisafe inks deal with Lash group to integrate medication management system
The platform employs machine learning and predictive analytics to personalize  the reminders, as well as pinpoint patients who are at-risk.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 30, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Ghana: A Look At Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer
[Ghanaian Times] There feedbacks to the piece on prostate cancer (PrCa) screening. I would like to share this particular feedback. I was diagnosed with prostate cancer a few years ago. I opted for hormonal therapy which comprised of three monthly injection with Goserelin injection. Recently I was informed that the prostate cancer was castration resistant and therefore has to be on another regime. I was aghast when I learnt that my prostate cancer was castration resistant. Throughout my therapy with Goserelin injection, I d (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 30, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

AstraZeneca starts artificial intelligence collaboration to accelerate drug discovery
AstraZeneca and BenevolentAI today 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: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - April 30, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured AstraZeneca Business and Industry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Psoriasis on black skin: What to know
Psoriasis is a skin condition that causes itchy, inflamed, and scaly patches. It can be more challenging to diagnose on black skin. Learn more about psoriasis on black skin in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriasis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is lymphangitis?
Lymphangitis is a serious secondary infection that affects the lymph system. In this article, learn about the symptoms, what it looks like, and when to seek treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Lymphology/Lymphedema Source Type: news

SwRI using drones with machine learning to automate methane leak detection
(Southwest Research Institute) A Southwest Research Institute methane leak detection system is taking flight as part of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) project to develop automated inspections of oil and gas facilities. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 30, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about potassium deficiency symptoms
Symptoms of potassium deficiency, or hypokalemia, can include constipation, kidney problems, muscle weakness, fatigue, and heart issues. Poor diet, illnesses that cause severe vomiting or diarrhea, and certain medications can lead to low potassium levels. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Wealthy, Male American Students Are More Likely to BS, Study Says
Students who are wealthier and male are more likely than others to claim that they know more than they actually do, says a new study. The study, which reviewed surveys of 40,000 15-year-old students from across nine English-speaking countries, found that boys and people from wealthier families are more likely to be “bullshitters,” which it defines as “individuals who claim knowledge or expertise in an area where they actually have little experience at all.” The study, which was published by the IZA Institute of Labor Economics, looked at survey data attached to the Programme for International Studen...
Source: TIME: Health - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized onetime psychology Source Type: news

Wealthy, Male American Students Are More Likely to BS, Study Says
Students who are wealthier and male are more likely than others to claim that they know more than they actually do, says a new study. The study, which reviewed surveys of 40,000 15-year-old students from across nine English-speaking countries, found that boys and people from wealthier families are more likely to be “bullshitters,” which it defines as “individuals who claim knowledge or expertise in an area where they actually have little experience at all.” The study, which was published by the IZA Institute of Labor Economics, looked at survey data attached to the Programme for International Studen...
Source: TIME: Science - April 30, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized onetime psychology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eczema on black skin: What to know
Eczema is a common skin condition that causes inflammation and itching. It can present differently in different skin tones. In this article, learn about the symptoms of eczema and how it might look on black skin. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Atopic Dermatitis / Eczema Source Type: news

Learning disability newsletter
The latest issue of NHS England ’s learning disability newsletter includes articles about the NHS Long Term Plan, eye health, summary care records, learning from people’s deaths, medication for children and young people, personalised care, getting support in the criminal justice system and the NHS 111 helpline. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 30, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How long does the flu last?
The flu is a common illness that affects thousands of people every year. In this article, learn about how long the flu lasts, what symptoms to expect, and when to seek medical treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Flu / Cold / SARS Source Type: news

Become an Advocate for Science: Join the AIBS Legislative Action Center
Quick, free, easy, effective, impactful! Join the AIBS Legislative Action Center. The Legislative Action Center is a one-stop shop for learning about and influencing science policy. Through the website, users can contact elected officials and sign-up to interact with lawmakers. The website offers tools and resources to inform researchers about recent policy developments. The site also announces opportunities to serve on federal advisory boards and to comment on federal regulations. This new tool is made possible through contributions from the Society for the Study of Evolution and the Botanical Society of America. AIBS an...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 29, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Registration Open for 2019 AIBS Writing for Impact and Influence Course
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program to help scientists and students hone their written communication skills to increase the power of their message. Writing for Impact and Influence combines practical instruction and hands-on exercises to improve participants’ general writing proficiency and their ability to reach large audiences. The program will provide participants with the skills and tools needed to compose scientific press releases, blog posts, emails, and memoranda. Learn to write for stakeholders, decision-makers, and the general public, with a f...
Source: Public Policy Reports - April 29, 2019 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about vitamin K-2
Vitamin K has two main forms, K-1 and K-2. Vitamin K-2 is naturally present in fatty meats, dairy products, and fermented foods. Both forms of vitamin K are essential for blood clotting and bone health. However, vitamin K-2 may also protect against certain forms of cancer and heart disease. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about urethral syndrome
Urethral syndrome, also known as urethral pain syndrome, can occur when the urethra becomes irritated. Symptoms can include urination difficulties and pain or discomfort in the lower abdomen. Learn more about the symptoms, risk factors, and treatment of urethral syndrome here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

It's 'probably the teacher!' A strategic framework for clinical staff engagement in clinical student bullying intervention - Gamble Blakey A, Smith-Han K, Anderson L, Collins E, Berryman EK, Wilkinson T.
BACKGROUND: Student bullying in clinical practice persists, and poor outcomes continue: for learning, academic achievement and career goals, for their mental and physical health and potentially affecting all staff and patients in a clinical workplace. We d... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Direct and indirect measures of context in patients with mild-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI): the additive contribution of eye tracking - Vakil E, Aviv O, Mishael M, Schwizer Ashkenazi S, Sacher Y.
INTRODUCTION: The facilitation of memory for target stimuli due to the similarity of context in the learning and testing phases is known as the "Context-Effect" (CE). Previous studies reported that TBI affects memory for contextual information when tested ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Learning about time: knowledge of formal timing symbols is related to individual differences in temporal precision - Hamamouche K, Cordes S.
Throughout the life span, we are capable of representing quantities in the absence of language, or nonsymbolically. Additionally, over the course of development, we learn many symbolic measurement systems for representing quantities such as time and number... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Machine learning methods to predict social media disaster rumor refuters - Wang S, Li Z, Wang Y, Zhang Q.
This research provides a general methodology for distinguishing disaster-related anti-rumor spreaders from a non-ignorant population base, with strong connections in their social circle. Several important influencing factors are examined and illustrated. U... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Investigating sex differences in emotion recognition, learning, and regulation among youths with conduct disorder - Kohls G, Baumann S, Gundlach M, Scharke W, Bernhard A, Martinelli A, Ackermann K, Kersten L, Pr ätzlich M, Oldenhof H, Jansen L, van den Boogaard L, Smaragdi A, González-Madruga K, Cornwell H, Rogers J, Pauli R, Clanton R, Baker R, Bigram A, Kerexeta-Lizeaga I, Sesma-Pardo E, Aguirregomoscorta-Menéndez F, Siklósi R, Dochnal R, Kalogerakis Z, Pirlympou M, Papadakos L, Dikeos D, Hervás A, H erpertz-Dahlmann B, Fernández-Rivas A, Popma A, Stadler C, de Brito S, Blair JR, Freitag CM, Fairchild G, Konrad K.
OBJECTIVE: Conduct disorder (CD) is a serious neurodevelopmental disorder marked by notable higher prevalence rates for boys than girls. Converging evidence suggests that CD is associated with impairments in emotion recognition, learning and regulation. Ho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Early childhood child care and disruptive behavior problems during adolescence: a 17-year population-based propensity score study - Orri M, Tremblay RE, Japel C, Boivin M, Vitaro F, Losier T, Brendgen MR, Falissard B, Melchior M, C ôté SM.
BACKGROUND: Child-care services during early childhood provide opportunities for social interactions that may facilitate children's learning of acceptable social behaviors. Furthermore, they may reduce exposure to family adversity for some children. The ai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes watery semen, and does it affect fertility?
Ejaculating multiple times per day, living with certain medical conditions, and having nutritional deficiencies can all cause watery semen. Watery semen may indicate a low sperm count, but it does not necessarily mean that a person is infertile. Learn more about the causes of watery semen here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Men's Health Source Type: news

Integrated CMC Development of Gene Therapies
In this webinar, learn strategies to accelerate analytical and formulation development of gene therapy drugs, characterization approaches for drugs containing both protein and nucleic acids, and... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - April 29, 2019 Category: Science Tags: The Marketplace The Scientist Source Type: news

Why Vermont’s single-payer effort failed and what Democrats can learn from it
“Don’t sell an idea to Americans that you can’t achieve,” the former governor says. “That’s the mistake I made.” (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - April 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Goldstein Source Type: news

Experts Say These Remedies Can Help With Your Allergies
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Source: AARP.org News - April 29, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Allergies, Flu or a Cold? How to Tell Which You've Got
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Source: AARP.org News - April 29, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

How the olfactory brain affects memory
(Ruhr-University Bochum) How sensory perception in the brain affects learning and memory processes is far from fully understood. Two neuroscientists of Ruhr-Universit ä t Bochum have discovered a new aspect of how the processing of odours impacts memory centres. They showed that the piriform cortex -- a part of the olfactory brain -- has a direct influence on information storage in our most important memory structure, the hippocampus. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Sphere Training Package: 2018 Edition
Source: Sphere Project. Published: 4/29/2019. This training resource is an updated version of the comprehensive training pack to support humanitarian professionals wishing to learn more about the Sphere Handbook and humanitarian standards, or deliver training themselves. The pack contains five days' worth of materials. Its modular nature means it can be used in its entirety, broken up into shorter workshops, or injected into broader initiatives such as humanitarian degree programs. (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 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What Clinical Symptoms Can An Infant with Polycythemia Have?
Discussion 1. What are indications for an exchange transfusion? 2. What are potential risks of partial exchange or exchange transfusion? 3. What are causes of anemia in different age groups? Related Cases Disease: Polycythemia | Blood and Blood Disorders Symptom/Presentation: Abnormal Laboratory Test | Respiratory Distress Specialty: Hematology | Neonatology Age: Premature Newborn To Learn More To view pediatric review articles on this topic from the past year check PubMed. Evidence-based medicine information on this topic can be found at SearchingPediatrics.com and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. Infor...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 29, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

The benefits all students gain from an LGBT-inclusive sex education curriculum
For students who identify as LGBTQ+, learning in school about sexual health-related issues that concern them can be nearly impossible to find. GLSEN Education Manager Becca Mui spoke to CBSN Originals about how an inclusive-sex education curriculum benefits all students. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinicians need better options if we are to stop over-medication
Dr James Cusack, director of science at Autistica, discusses the challenges in tackling over-medication of autistic people and people with a learning disability Related items fromOnMedica Anti-anxiety treatment hopes for autism BMA calls for ‘national standard for autism care’ Better clinical training needed to prevent learning disability deaths Fears over learning disability care (Source: OnMedica Views)
Source: OnMedica Views - April 29, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Lego Is Making Braille Bricks. They May Give Blind Literacy a Needed Lift.
In the United States, just 10 percent of blind children learn Braille, which is tied to success in the work force. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SARAH MERVOSH Tags: Blindness Braille Toys Children and Childhood Illiteracy Lego Group Source Type: news

Podcast: The State of Geriatric Medicine Education
The AMDA On-The-Go podcast took to the road in March and headed to Atlanta, GA, for the annual conference of AMDA — The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. Host Wayne Saltsman, MD, PhD, CMD, went live before an engaged, excited audience who had a chance to see behind the curtain on the planning and technology that goes into this program that has resulted in more than 17,000 downloads to date. “I love doing this. It gives me great joy,” Dr. Saltsman told Caring. “This was our 30th podcast, and I’m learning things all of the time. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - April 27, 2019 Category: Health Management Authors: Joanne Kaldy Source Type: news

Improving the living, learning, and thriving of young black men: a conceptual framework for reflection and projection - Watkins DC.
Black men experience disproportionate mental health challenges due to their exposure to severe psychosocial stressors. Yet, the mental health challenges of Black men have largely been left out of national conversations. Strong theoretical frameworks are im... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

FDA Encourages More Participation, Diversity in Clinical Trials
The FDA is encouraging more people--including members of diverse racial and ethnic groups, women, and older adults--to participate in clinical trials. Learn why. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - April 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Mammography: What You Need to Know
Mammograms are still the best tool for breast cancer screening. As we observe Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, learn how FDA certifies facilities that perform mammography, and clears and approves mammography devices, to help keep you safe. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - April 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

What ’s the Latest in Robotics?
There’s no question that robotics is poised to transform healthcare, manufacturing, and much more. The market for medical robots is expected to reach USD 16.74 billion by 2023 up from about $6.46 billion in 2018, predicts Markets&Markets. The research firm also predicts the industrial robotics market to reach USD 71.72 billion by 2023. Attendees to BIOMEDevice Boston and ESC Boston will have the opportunity to see robotics in action and hear the latest developments and best practices from several experts. The shows are co-located together May 15-16. For instance, th...
Source: MDDI - April 27, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Assembly and Automation Source Type: news

CDER Small Business & Industry Assistance (SBIA)
This site visit program is designed to offer experiential and firsthand learning opportunities that will provide OPQ staff with a better understanding of the pharmaceutical industry and its operations, as well as the challenges that impact a drug ’s developmental program and commercial life cycle. The goal of these visits is to provide OPQ staff exposure to the drug development and manufacturing processes in industry; therefore, a tour of pharmaceutical company facilities in operational status is an integral part of the experience. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - April 27, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA Protecting the Nation Through Medical Countermeasures
The FDA works closely with the U.S. Department of Defense to promote the development and availability of medical countermeasures to support the American military personnel ’s unique needs. Learn about medical countermeasures, what they are and how they impact public health. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - April 27, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Dry skin around the mouth: Causes and remedies
The skin around the mouth may become dry because of allergies, skin conditions, or irritants, including certain products. Learn more about the causes and treatments of dry skin around the mouth here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Family Physicians Learn to Say'Yes, And ? '
When things get awkward, " that's when you're learning something, " Belinda Fu, M.D., told audience members during the April 25 plenary that launched the National Conference of Constituency Leaders. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - April 26, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of neem?
Neem comes from the Indian lilac tree. It is available as an oil or extract. In this article, learn about the uses and benefits of neem, as well as some safety considerations. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Ivantis and Glaukos Clash in 1st Head-to-Head MIGS Trial
A study accepted for publication in the journal Ophthalmology could give Ivantis a competitive advantage against one of the top players in the micro invasive glaucoma surgery space.  Dubbed, “COMPARE,” the study pitted Ivantis’ Hydrus Microstent against two Glaukos iStent Trabecular Micro-bypass stents, for the treatment of open-angle glaucoma in a standalone procedure. Irvine, CA-based Ivantis said the study included 152 patients with mild to late-moderate stage disease and no previous glaucoma surgery. The study was conducted at 12 centers in n...
Source: MDDI - April 26, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Source Type: news