Second opinions of outside mammograms find more cancer
Second-opinion reads of mammograms initially performed at an outside facility...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AIUM: Machine learning may aid breast ultrasound reads How useful are second opinion breast imaging reads? How to identify and minimize common errors in breast imaging JAMA: Doctors often disagree on breast biopsy results Breast cancer screening follow-up varies widely (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Steatosis complicates MR elastography for liver fibrosis
MR elastography is better at distinguishing between lower and higher stages...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AIUM: Can deep learning classify liver fibrosis on US? Quantitative imaging biomarkers show promise for NASH Quantitative ultrasound CAD analyzes multiple conditions Quantitative ultrasound method stages fatty liver Panel says elastography has value for liver fibrosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Early-life obesity impacts children's learning and memory, study suggests
(Brown University) A new study by Brown University epidemiologists found that children on the threshold of obesity or overweight in the first two years of life had lower perceptual reasoning and working memory scores than lean children when tested at ages five and eight. The study also indicated that IQ scores may be lower for higher-weight children. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Combining AI and CGM to Make a Bionic Pancreas
A startup company is combining artificial intelligence (AI) and glucose monitoring to develop what is being called a bionic pancreas. Beta Bionics has received FDA approval to begin recruitment for the home-use studies testing an insulin-only configuration of the iLet bionic pancreas system. The U.S.-based multicenter, multi-arm, cross-over, clinical will test Novo Nordisk’s recently approved, insulin called Fiasp with the iLet bionic pancreas system in adults with type 1 diabetes, and insulin lispro and conventional insulin aspart using the iLet in adults and children with type 1 diabetes. “The device is about...
Source: MDDI - May 22, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause a burning sensation?
A burning sensation can occur anywhere in the body. It may feel like heat, pins and needles, or a sharp, prickly pain. Various conditions cause it, and a correct diagnosis is essential. Here, learn about illnesses that commonly cause burning sensations, as well as when to see a doctor and treatments that can help. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How long does numbness last after the dentist?
Going to the dentist for even a simple procedure might require numbing or anesthetic, because the nerves in the teeth are very sensitive. This numb feeling, from Novocaine or other drugs, will last some time after the procedure is finished. Learn more about how long Novocaine lasts, and how to make it wear off faster. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

ConTech 2018 – Conference chairs to meet to finalise this year’s programme.
The Contech conference chairs are meeting tomorrow (May 23rd) to finalise the conference programme. ConTech 2018 is aimed at information providers and content owners who increasingly have to address the challenges of competing in a data world, driven by machine learning, artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies. ConTech 2018 will help organisations understand how data-ready they are and what opportunities exist in this exciting new world. Get practical advice and learn from the content pioneers embracing this new technology – whether making decisions about strategic people and technology...
Source: News from STM - May 22, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: European Source Type: news

Confronting Narcissistic Abuse
The objective of narcissistic abuse is power. Narcissists may intentionally diminish or hurt other people. It’s important to remember that narcissistic abuse stems from insecurity and is designed to dominate you. Abusers’ goals are to increase their control and authority, while creating doubt, shame, and dependency in their victims. They want to feel superior to avoid hidden feelings of inferiority. Understanding this can empower you. Like all bullies, despite their defenses of rage, arrogance, and self-inflation, they suffer from shame.  Appearing weak and humiliated is their biggest fear. Knowing this, i...
Source: Psych Central - May 22, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Darlene Lancer, JD, MFT Tags: Abuse Bullying Codependence Narcissism Personality Psychology Relationships & Love Confrontation Emotional Abuse Gaslighting Manipulation Narcissistic Personality Disorder Source Type: news

NMC launches new standards to ‘shape next generation of nurses’
The Nursing and Midwifery Council has today officially launched its new set of standards on the skills and knowledge the “next generation of nurses will learn to enable them to deliver world class care”. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 22, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

App helps hearing-impaired parents know when and why their baby is crying
This study is unique because it brings the lab to the participant instead of the participant to the lab,” Anderson says. “It’s open to anyone willing to download the Chatterbaby app on their iPhone or Android devices, record five seconds of their baby’s cries, then upload it to the databa se.”This research was supported by NIH/National Center for Advancing Translational Science, the UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the Autism Center for Excellence, the Semel Institute at UCLA and the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.Journalists: B-roll, sound bites, web elements, high-resolution still...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 22, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

PubMed Training Opportunities for Summer 2018
NNLM is providing a number of PubMed training opportunities this summer. The National Training Office is providing a 5-week in-depth “PubMed for Librarians” webinar series. For those who want to learn about Clinical Queries in PubMed, as well as about numerous other clinical NLM resources, the Middle Atlantic Region is offering “PubMed and Beyond: Clinical Resources from the National Library of Medicine” as a webinar and in-person in Philadelphia. All classes are offered online via WebEx unless otherwise noted. PubMed for Librarians: Introduction (1.5 CE) – June 6, 2018 1:00-2:30 PM ET –...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - May 22, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Education Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the difference between a cyst and a tumor?
While cysts and tumors may look and feel similar, there are key differences. Hearing the word “tumor” may be frightening, but many tumors are benign, and while some cysts are harmless, others can cause problems. In this article, learn the difference between cysts and tumors. We also describe conditions that cause them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Volunteer Opportunities, an AARP Benefit
Interested in giving back? ... Find volunteer opportunities near you based on your interests at Create the Good. ... Learn more about this benefit. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Workshops, Events and Seminars - AARP Learn@50+
Your source for interactive workshops, online learning, in-person events, and life skills for people over 50. ... Learn more details about this benefit. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Volunteer Opportunities Near Me - AARP Chapters
Want to help improve where you live? ... As an AARP member, your local AARP Chapter gives you that opportunity. ... Learn more details and how to join. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 22, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to get a splinter out
Splinters are very common but can be painful, especially if they are difficult to remove. In this article, learn about different ways to remove a splinter. These include using tweezers or duct tape and soaking the area. We also explain the signs of infection and when to see a doctor for professional removal. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Surgical Procedures for Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability Surgical Procedures for Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability
Learn more about the surgical options for managing chronic lateral ankle instability.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

New brain development disorder identified by scientists
(eLife) Researchers have identified a new inherited neurodevelopmental disease that causes slow growth, seizures and learning difficulties in humans. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Young toddlers may learn more from interactive than noninteractive media
(Society for Research in Child Development) Preschoolers can learn from educational television, but younger toddlers may learn more from interactive digital media (such as video chats and touchscreen mobile apps) than from TV and videos alone, which don't require them to interact. That's the conclusion of a new article in the journal Child Development Perspectives that also notes that not all children learn to the same degree from these media. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Reporting to parents on children's exposures to asthma triggers in low-income and public housing, an interview-based case study of ethics, environmental literacy, individual action, and public health benefits
To better understand the ethical and public health implications of returning personal results in low-income communities, study investigated parents'experiences of learning their children's environmental chemical and biomonitoring results in the Green Housing Study of asthma. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The prevalence of pseudoscientific ideas and neuromyths among sports coaches - Bailey RP, Madigan DJ, Cope E, Nicholls AR.
There has been an exponential growth in research examining the neurological basis of human cognition and learning. Little is known, however, about the extent to which sports coaches are aware of these advances. Consequently, the aim of the present study wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Identifying dyslexia risk for sport-related concussion management: sensitivity and specificity of self-report and rapid naming - Wiseheart R, Wellington R.
BACKGROUND: Dyslexia is the most common type of learning disability and studies have shown that student-athletes with learning disabilities sustain more concussions than their non-affected peers. However, current methods of dyslexia identification in colle... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Digital Marketing Intern
Department: DevelopmentType of position: Intern, paidTime Commitment: 20 hrs/weekDuration: 3 months–4 months (depending on term)Location: New York CityObjective:  The Digital Marketing internship will provide a practical learning experience to an individual interested in digital marketing / fundraising for an international nonprofit organization.  Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - May 21, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rosanna Perri Source Type: news

Experts Discuss Unique Side Effects of Immunotherapy
If you have mesothelioma and you’ve already received standard-of-care therapies, you may be considering an immunotherapy clinical trial. If you’re considering this option, a free immunotherapy teleconference is a great place to learn more. CancerCare recently hosted two one-hour education workshops featuring panels of immunotherapy experts. Part I of the teleconference presented an overview of immunotherapy. Part II of the teleconference, which is available online for free, focused exclusively on immunotherapy side effects. Understanding these issues and the role each patient plays in managing their own side ef...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 21, 2018 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Indigenous learners get training in life-saving skills in Ottawa pilot project
Five young Indigenous people from across Canada have been learning first aid and CPR in Ottawa. It's part of a pilot project aimed at spreading First Aid skills to Indigenous communities. The program is funded through private donations but organizers hope Ottawa will take notice. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How is ADHD rated?
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, known as ADHD, is a complex condition that can be difficult to diagnose. There are several different types of ADHD rating scale used to diagnose the condition. These all look at the symptoms and behaviors that the person displays. Learn more about the ADHD rating scale here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What happens when calcium levels are low?
We describe these issues in detail and explore symptoms and when to seek treatment. Learn more about calcium deficiency disease here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Osteoporosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sitting positions for good posture
A person's sitting position can have a significant impact on their posture and back health. Many people have to sit down for extended periods during the day and should take care to maintain a good posture, especially when working at a desk. Learn how to achieve good posture and improve back health here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

Brown-sequard Syndrome Resulting From Stab Wound to the Neck Brown-sequard Syndrome Resulting From Stab Wound to the Neck
Learn the clinical presentation of Brown-Sequard Syndrome, its possible causes, and management in this case of a woman with a stab injury to the neck.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 21, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

What is BACM?
Discussion Leg pain in children has a broad differential diagnosis and includes more innocuous problems such as growing pains and transient synovitis but also more serious problems including neurological diseases or malignancy. Occult or self-limited trauma are also common causes. A review can be found here. Limping can be painful or painless and has its own differential diagnosis which can overlap with leg pain. A differential diagnosis for limping can be found here. Muscle weakness also has its’ own differential diagnosis which can be found here. Learning Point Benign acute childhood myositis (BACM) has other names...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 21, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Presentation skills e-learning
For many people, the idea of delivering a presentation to colleagues brings up images of standing in front of an audience and summoning up enough courage to speak. Being able to project an air of confidence and hold the room are, of course, key skills for presenters but there's something equally important that needs to take place behind the scenes. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 21, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Executive Committee Minutes, April 10, 2018
Participants: Peter Elias, John Grohol, Sarah Krüg, Janice McCallum, Burt Rosen, Danny Sands, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods Minutes from March 13, 2018 meeting approved Announcements Danny: A patient ambassador orientation guide was developed (with help from participating patient advisors & others)  for the annual meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM). It was suggested we adopt something similar for SPM. Joe- Conference Forum—Joe will write summary notes of this 3-day meeting. He hopes some sponsorships for SPM will result from his participation at the Conference Forum. Sue: She h...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - May 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: janicemc Tags: Executive Minutes Exec Committee Executive Committee Minutes Meeting Minutes Source Type: news

Executive Committee Minutes, March 13, 2018
Participants: Peter Elias, John Grohol, Janice McCallum, Burt Rosen,Danny Sands, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods Minutes from February Executive Board Meeting approved.   Announcements / HIMSS Comments SPM had a good number of members attending the HIMSS18 conference. We awarded patient travel funds to about 8 people. Danny suggested that we offer more guidance to patient award recipients next time to prepare them for the massive HIMSS annual conference. Janice pointed to a post by HISTalk that offered suggestions on how to prepare patient attendees for HIMSS. [Note that another SPM member posted HIStalk post on Connect, whic...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - May 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: janicemc Tags: Executive Minutes News Exec Committee Executive Committee Minutes Meeting Minutes Source Type: news

Executive Committee Minutes, February 13, 2018
Participants: Peter Elias, John Grohol, Sarah Krüg, Janice McCallum, Burt Rosen, Danny Sands, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods Announcements / Comments Joe announced that he has a free pass available for HIMSS, which he procured as part of our ongoing efforts to strengthen our relationship with HIMSS. [Subsequently given to SPM member.] Danny announced that Matthew Holt has raised $15,000 for HIMSS travel fund. Note, the procedure this year will allow non-members to apply, but $50 of non-member travel award will be applied toward a membership.  Any leftover funds will stay in the SPM travel fund. Distribution of the ...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - May 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: janicemc Tags: Executive Minutes News Executive Committee Minutes Meeting Minutes Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, February 27, 2018
Participants:  Geri Baumblatt, Dave DeBronkart, Judy Danielson, Dave Dolton, Peter Elias, John Grohol, Matthew Holt, Sarah Krüg, Janice McCallum, Jan Oldenburg, Burt Rosen, Danny Sands, Linda Stotsky, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods and Vera Rulon. Approve minutes from last full board meeting—Janice McCallum Minutes from January 23, 2018 approved. Janice pointed out that with change to procedure in posting meeting minutes, we will need to move finalized minutes to a folder that is viewable by anyone.  Also need to change the link in Where to Find What at S4PM and tell Danny v Leeuwen to change link in newslet...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - May 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: janicemc Tags: Board Minutes Board Meeting Meeting Minutes Source Type: news

World to help battle against mental illness
A GLOBAL summit on mental health will be hosted in London this autumn in a bid to learn from the best in the world. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria:Ebola Scare - Airports On High Alert, Screen Passengers to Prevent Spread
[This Day] Abuja -Airport facilities and medical structures that served Nigeria in the aftermath of the 2014 Ebola virus disease outbreak are being reactivated as the country tries to be on the alert for possible reoccurrence following the confirmation of several EVD cases in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. THISDAY learnt at the weekend that the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria had activated its Ebola preventive programme. The programme had been put in place after the late Liberian-American lawyer, Patrick Sawyer (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 20, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Identify, Isolate, Inform: Assessment, Management, and Placement of PUI (Person Under Investigation)
National Ebola Training and Education Center. 01/25/2018 This course discusses best practices for the assessment, management, and placement of patients under investigation for exposure to Ebola and other special pathogens of concern. It explains the tiered system developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a national framework to coordinate a networked approach to mitigate disease transmission and activate resources within a state and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) region. Participants will learn to identify the components of identifying, isolating, and informing of a person under investigati...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

YouTube goes to war with natural medicine as tech giant starts BANNING video channels for talking about herbal remedies
(Natural News) Naturopathy often gets ignored by doctors and the mainstream media, but people can learn about natural medicine thanks to independent news sites like Natural News. One place you won’t be able to hear about people’s successes with alternative treatments, however, is the increasingly corrupt YouTube, which has now taken to banning video channels... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What effect does ADHD have on sexuality?
ADHD is a behavioral disorder that causes some people to become frustrated or hyperactive at inappropriate times. It is often lifelong and is usually managed by medications. It can often impact many areas of a person ’s life, including their sexuality and relationships. Learn more about ADHD’s effects on sexuality here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ADHD / ADD Source Type: news

Consumer Cellular Discount, an AARP Member Benefit
As an AARP member, you can save on monthly service and select accessories. ... Plans include free activation. ... Learn more about this members-only benefit. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Collette Discount, an AARP Member Benefit
As an AARP member, you can save on tours and river cruises to all continents. ... Learn more details and how to access this members-only benefit. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Free Health Tools & Calculators, an AARP Benefit
AARP health tools can help you check your medical symptoms, calculate your BMI, and help keep your health on track. ... Learn how to access. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

AARP Dental Insurance Plan Administered by Delta Dental
As an AARP member, you and your family have access to coverage for the most common dental procedures. ... Learn how to access plans and pricing. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Tanger Outlets Discount Book, an AARP Member Benefit
As an AARP member, you get a free coupon book with up to $1,000 in savings from brand-name retailers. ... Learn more about this members-only benefit. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

What Is Legal Preparedness and Why Is It Important to Tribal Nations?
University of Pittsburgh. 03/03/2018 This module, the first of four modules developed by the Tribal Legal Preparedness Project, provides an overview of legal preparedness, discusses the importance of the law to public health emergencies, and describes ways the law can enhance preparedness for Tribal Nations. Participants will learn how to define legal preparedness and its importance to public health emergencies; describe why Tribal Nations should be concerned about preparedness and how laws can enhance preparedness for Tribal Nations; and discuss two examples to highlight the importance of legal preparedness for Tribal Nat...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Disaster Declarations
University of Pittsburgh. 03/03/2018 This module, the third of four modules developed by the Tribal Legal Preparedness Project, reviews the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Tribal Declaration Pilot Guidance, the differences between a Tribe being a sub or a direct recipient, and the process Tribal governments will use to request direct declarations, as well as the criteria FEMA will use to evaluate Tribal declaration requests. Participants will learn how to recognize the authority for Tribal declarations, and define the federal framework for emergency declarations. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Reso...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Tribal Legal Preparedness Best Practices Toolkit
University of Pittsburgh. 03/03/2018 This module, the fourth of four modules developed by the Tribal Legal Preparedness Project, provides an array of best practices shared by Tribal Nations, including audio and video recordings of Tribal public health/emergency management practitioners, so that Tribal Nations are sharing their success stories and helping other Tribes. Participants will learn to identify at least one legal best practice their Tribal Nation can implement. (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 - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

New guidelines may slightly increase reliability, accuracy of melanoma diagnoses
The BMJScan (at two resolutions) of a category 3 melanoma in situ.FINDINGSIn a new study, researchers have developed updated guidelines for classifying a serious form of skin cancer called invasive melanoma. The American Joint Committee on Cancer, an organization that provides information on “cancer staging,” or the severity of individual cases of cancer, recently updated its guidelines for melanoma. The researchers found that when pathologists used the new guidelines for cases of early stage invasive melanoma, they agreed with an expert-defined diagnosis 10 percent more often.METHODIn the study, researchers re...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news