Medical News Today: Hyperventilation: Causes and what to do
Hyperventilation refers to fast breathing. The most common cause is fear or anxiety, but underlying medical conditions may also contribute to hyperventilation. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's: Artificial intelligence predicts onset
A deep learning algorithm trained to analyze brain scans accurately predicted who would develop Alzheimer's more than 6 years before diagnosis. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is labyrinthitis?
Labyrinthitis is a condition that can occur when a cold, the flu, or a middle ear infection spreads to the inner ear. It can cause nausea, vertigo, dizziness, and hearing problems. Although symptoms often clear up on their own within a few weeks, it is important to see a doctor. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Next PNR Rendezvous – focuses on the National Library of Medicine Traveling Exhibits
Has your library, institution, or organization considered hosting a National Library of Medicine (NLM) exhibit but were unsure as to what was involved? Perhaps you noticed the lengthy wait list for several of the exhibits? The next PNR Rendezvous webinar session is hosting staff from the NLM Exhibition Program who will be providing some information about an opportunity to host an exhibit. In addition, until December 15, 2018, NNLM PNR network members are invited to sign up to host an NLM exhibit, for a 6-week booking period of your first or second choice from January 2019 through April 2021. Learn more about this oppo...
Source: Dragonfly - November 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Carolyn Martin Tags: News from NLM News From NNLM PNR Public Libraries Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of intermittent fasting?
Many people try intermittent fasting as a way to lose weight. Research shows that there are benefits to eating during a short window of time during the day, including improvements in heart health and brain health. Learn more about the best benefits of intermittent fasting here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you eat grapefruit while taking metformin?
Consuming grapefruit or grapefruit juice can affect the safety and effectiveness of a variety of drugs. However, there is little evidence to suggest people taking metformin should avoid grapefruit. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about adrenal cancer
Adrenal cancer is a rare type of cancer that affects the adrenal glands. The adrenal glands make cortisol, aldosterone, and sex hormones. In this article, learn about the types and symptoms of adrenal cancer, as well as how doctors diagnose it and what the treatment options are. We also cover the possible risk factors. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Many clinicians don't follow PET/CT reporting guidelines
There is plenty of room for improvement when it comes to clinicians following...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiology extenders improve workflow, job satisfaction ARRS: Feedback system helps improve resident reporting New algorithm helps identify negative report findings Can AI learn how to understand radiologist reports? Night shifts take a toll on radiologist performance (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 7, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Infographic: Transplant 101
Learn more about transplants. Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com? (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - November 7, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

A fair, supportive society: summary report
This report, commissioned by NHS England, highlights that some of the most vulnerable people in society – those with learning disabilities – will die 15-20 years sooner on average than the general population. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 7, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NIH News in Health: November Issue Now Available
The November 2018 issue of NIH News in Health is available online. In this issue, learn ways to make your community healthier and read about treatment options for acid reflux. (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - November 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Science News » The Pathways Through which Light Affects Learning and Mood
In a new study, researchers have traced the brain pathways responsible for the effects of light on learning and mood. The findings revealed that these effects are brought about by two different and distinct pathways from the retina into the brain. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Cole Source Type: news

From OCD to depression to anxiety, learn how inositol can prevent many mental health disorders
(Natural News) Having a clean bill of health doesn’t just mean that a person is physically fit. It also includes whether his mental health is in check, which is something that a lot of people don’t regularly think about, and an issue that affects over three in four employees in the U.S., according to a recent... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Learn and Earn! LactMed and LiverTox
Join us Wednesday – November 28, 2018 from 1-2pm MST for NNLM Resource Picks. You will learn about the drug toxicity resources LactMed and LiverTox and earn 1 MLA CE. This live session will include an overview and search demonstrations for each database. LactMed contains information on drugs, dietary supplements, and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers might be exposed. It includes information on the levels of those substances in breast milk and infant blood, as well as possible adverse effects in a nursing infant. LiverTox provides information about drug induced liver injury caused by prescription and non...
Source: MCR News - November 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: #CC/Academic List #Health Interest List #Health Sciences List #Public/K-12 List Source Type: news

Computer model more accurately IDs unsafe restaurants than inspections
Machine learning using Google data significantly more accurate in finding potentially unsafe restaurants compared with consumer complaints or routine inspections. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about light therapy for psoriasis
Light therapy is an effective treatment for moderate to severe psoriasis. Learn about the types, procedure, and side effects of light therapy for psoriasis here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriasis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Best foods for a Crohn's disease flare-up
In a person with Crohn's disease, a flare-up can cause diarrhea, abdominal pain, and a loss of appetite. Eating the right foods during a flare-up can help ease symptoms and speed recovery. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Crohn's / IBD Source Type: news

Deep-learning algorithm predicts Alzheimer's disease
By learning to identify the metabolic patterns of Alzheimer's disease, a deep-learning...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 5 reasons why imaging AI is different from CAD ACR DSI releases use cases to speed up AI adoption ASTRO: AI's rad therapy future is in predicting outcomes AI can prescreen head CT studies for urgent findings New Alzheimer's definition relies on imaging biomarkers (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 6, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is olive oil good for your hair?
Many people use olive oil in traditional home remedies, including in mixtures to protect and strengthen hair. There is little research to support these benefits, although using olive oil on the hair is unlikely to cause harm. Learn more about the research, and how people might use olive oil on their hair here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Depression Hotline Numbers
Depression isn’t just feeling down or sad for a few days in a row. Major depressive disorder is when a person feels like there is no hope, their mood is filled with sadness and emptiness, and there’s nothing anyone can do to help them. Major depression is a serious mental disorder — one that causes a person distress in every area of their life (school, work, relationships, friends, etc.). You can reach out and call someone today on a depression hotline number. These free national hotlines are available to anyone who calls, at any time during the day (24/7), 365 days a year. You do not have to be suicidal ...
Source: Psych Central - November 6, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: John M. Grohol, Psy.D. Tags: Depression Disorders Self-Help crisis helpline crisis hotline depression helpline depression hotline Depressive Disorder help for depression Major Depressive Disorder Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause sores or scabs on the scalp?
Scabs and sores on the scalp can be painful and itchy, but they often clear up on their own after a few days. However, there are many possible causes of scabs and sores, and some may require medical treatment. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is male chlamydial urethritis?
Male chlamydial urethritis is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) that affects the male urethra. Many people with this STI do not have any symptoms, but it can cause pain or discomfort. Without treatment, it can also lead to complications. Doctors prescribe antibiotics to treat chlamydia. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Exclusive: Hancock 'willing to consider' safe staffing law in England
Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has said he will “look at” the possibility of introducing safe nurse staffing legislation in England, Nursing Times has learnt. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 6, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Impaired inhibition as an intermediate phenotype for PTSD risk and treatment response - van Rooij SJH, Jovanovic T.
Inhibition of fear involves learning and then appropriately responding to safety signals, and has been shown to be impaired in PTSD patients. Response inhibition refers to cognitive control and likely uses the same prefrontal cortex circuits as fear inhibi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Learning to ignore: the development of time-based visual attention in children - Zupan Z, Blagrove E, Watson DG.
Adults can ignore old and prioritize newly arriving visual stimuli, enabling optimal goal-directed search (visual marking; Watson& Humphreys, 1997). However, the ability to use time of appearance to enhance visual search is currently absent in work on att... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Robot arm assists with PET/CT-guided needle biopsies
By combining a robotic arm-assisted needle navigation system with PET/CT, researchers...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDG-PET/CT fails for peripheral T-cell lymphoma outcomes FDG-PET/CT helps stage men with breast cancer, too PET/CT key to NIH's tuberculosis research plan PET/CT makes case for directing cervical cancer treatment Can deep learning monitor lesions on F-18 NaF PET/CT? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 6, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Open source machine learning tool could help choose cancer drugs
(Georgia Institute of Technology) Using machine learning techniques, a new open source decision support tool could help clinicians choose cancer therapy drugs by analyzing RNA expression tied to information about patient outcomes with specific drugs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 6, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Artificial intelligence may fall short when analyzing data across multiple health systems
(The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine) Study shows deep learning models must be carefully tested across multiple environments before being put into clinical practice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 6, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Learning disability newsletter
In this edition of the learning disability newsletter from NHS England you can find out about supporting children and young people, sharing health information, and more. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 6, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Abbott Diagnostics Features Advanced Optical Hematology Technology for...
LabRoots will host this webinar November 20, wherein participants will learn about Advanced Multi Angle Polarized Scatter...(PRWeb November 06, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/abbott_diagnostics_features_advanced_optical_hematology_technology_for_elevated_analytical_performance_in_informative_webinar/prweb15892327.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NinePoint Keeps AI Offerings Fresh with IRIS
FDA has just given a nod to NinePoint Medical’s Intelligent Real-time Image Segmentation (IRIS) software upgrade for the NvisionVLE Imaging System. The Bedford, MA-based company said IRIS is an artificial intelligence-based platform for image feature segmentation is the first tool of its kind approved for use in imaging of esophageal tissue. The NvisionVLE Imaging System allows physicians to perform a Volumetric Laser Endomicroscopy (VLE) procedure that produces real-time, high-resolution cross-sectional images. This system enables gastroenterologists to thoroughly evaluate the esophageal tissue surface a...
Source: MDDI - November 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Digital Health Source Type: news

Book Review: Owning Bipolar
The subtitle of Michael Pipich’s new book, Owning Bipolar: How Patients and Families Can Take Control of Bipolar Disorder, should be enough for those with bipolar disorder and their family members to want to pick up this book and embrace it. Bipolar disorder takes away a person’s feeling of self-control and this book gives hope that control can be taken back. People who are bipolar will appreciate that Pipich understands how it feels to the patient. He tries to remove the stigma of having bipolar, explaining that it is NOT the patient’s fault. This alone makes the book worth reading. He then provides a t...
Source: Psych Central - November 5, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Book Reviews Tags: Bipolar Book Reviews Disorders Family General Genetics Medications Motivation and Inspiration Psychiatry Psychological Assessment Psychology Stigma Treatment accepting bipolar disorder bipolar disorder stigma Michael Pipich Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits of belly bands and belts?
Maternity support garments include belly bands, belly belts, and maternity cradles. Learn more about the benefits and limitations of these products here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can acupuncture improve fertility?
Many people look for alternatives to hormonal or other drug treatments to improve fertility outcomes. One option is acupuncture. Learn more about it, including whether it works, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fertility Source Type: news

Pediatricians Strengthen Stance Against Spanking Children
By Jacqueline Howard, CNN (CNN) — The American Academy of Pediatrics has hardened its stance against spanking children as a form of parental discipline. In a new policy statement, published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday, the pediatricians’ group recommends that adults caring for children use “healthy forms of discipline” — such as positive reinforcement of appropriate behaviors, setting limits and setting expectations — and not use spanking, hitting, slapping, threatening, insulting, humiliating or shaming. The policy statement updates guidance published in 1998 ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: News Boston News Health CNN Parenting Spanking Tufts Medical Center Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is empyema?
Empyema is when too much fluid collects in the pleural space in the lungs. Learn about the symptoms, stages, and possible causes here. We also cover treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory Source Type: news

Are You Ready for the Factory of the Future?
There’s a lot of data tied up in medical device manufacturing processes—but it’s been challenging to capture and process this information from historically independent and disjointed machines and processes, say experts. In addition, skilled operators with a deep understanding of such processes have often served as the keepers of the knowledge. Connecting those processes and machines so that they can communicate with each other and then collecting and analyzing the data from those processes could yield several benefits. Such connected, highly automated environmentsâ...
Source: MDDI - November 5, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: Assembly and Automation Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can taking Cymbalta affect a person's weight?
Doctors prescribe Cymbalta to treat depression, anxiety, and some chronic pain disorders. Research suggests that taking Cymbalta can cause modest changes in body weight. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about fertility supplements
Some people choose natural supplements to help treat fertility issues. In this article, learn about the research behind these supplements and whether or not they are effective. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fertility Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does ovulation pain mean?
Some women experience a sharp pain when they ovulate. Also known as mittelschmerz pain, it may occur suddenly or in the middle of a woman ’s cycle and may affect only one side of the body. Learn more about ovulation pain, and when to see a doctor here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Stress-enhanced fear learning, a robust rodent model of post-traumatic stress disorder - Rajbhandari AK, Gonzalez ST, Fanselow MS.
Fear behaviors are important for survival, but disproportionately high levels of fear can increase the vulnerability for developing psychiatric disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). To understand the biological mechanisms of fear dysregu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the best remedy for sinus drainage?
The sinuses drain down the back of the throat, and issues such as allergies, infections, and colds can make the process irritating or painful. Some home remedies include nasal irrigation and steam therapy. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

What can a tau mouse model reveal about the effects of repetitive brain injury?
(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Researchers have developed a mouse model expressing the human tau protein and subjected it to repeated injury-producing impacts and rotational acceleration to be able to study the effects on social behavior, anxiety, spatial learning and memory, and depressive behavior. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

What is the Dutch Protocol for Gender Dysphoria?
Discussion Terminology related to gender∂has changed over time and with newer more specific terminology developing more consensus. Also terminology used by patients to describe themselves or their situation may be different than below. “Gender – denotes the public (and usually legally recognized) lived role as boy or girl, man or woman. Biological factors combined with social and psychological factors contribute to gender development.” Gender is not dichotomous and other terms such as third gender, agender or gender queer reflect this. “Assigned gender – refers to a person’s initi...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - November 5, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Children with learning disabilities 'failed by society'
Their life expectancy is shorter and low incomes, social isolation and bullying are to blame, a report says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical preparedness: How to treat minor injuries in the field
(Natural News) No matter how careful you are, you or your loved ones can still suffer from minor injuries when you’re outdoors. However, by making the necessary preparations, you can learn how to treat minor injuries like cuts and sprains while out and about. (h/t to PreppersWill.com.) Minor field injuries and how to treat them Simple... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

#DYK the @US_FDA recently authorized the first direct-to-consumer test for detecting genetic variants that may be associated with medication metabolism? Learn more about the authorization: https://go.usa.gov/xPVUt   #MedicalDevice #FDA
#DYK the @US_FDA recently authorized the first direct-to-consumer test for detecting genetic variants that may be associated with medication metabolism? Learn more about the authorization: https://go.usa.gov/xPVUt  #MedicalDevice #FDA (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - November 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to manage a polyester allergy
A person with a polyester allergy may experience irritation, redness, and other symptoms when their skin comes into direct contact with polyester. The best way to treat this allergy is to avoid all fabrics containing polyester. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy Source Type: news

Critical components for implementing AI
Douglas Reding, MD, chief medical officer for Ascension Wisconsin and practicing oncologist, talks about Ascension's journey with its precision medicine task force, the need for AI support and the future of AI and machine learning. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 2, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Breaking Through the Bias: Debunking Common Misconceptions About Usability Studies
Conclusion When you are lifting weights, you hire a coach to make sure you are using the proper form. The concept is easy to understand, but if you don’t know what you are doing, it’s easy to mess up. In the same way, use-trained UX researchers or usability professionals help you map out an ideal path to extract the most amount of information in the shortest amount of time. They are well versed in understanding what questions should be asked and how to achieve rich results. It’s easy to listen to the echo chamber, but when conducted with the right attitude, user studies...
Source: MDDI - November 2, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Greg Martin Tags: Design Source Type: news