If you could learn every disease your child could possibly develop in life, would you?
(University of North Carolina Health Care) Adding genomic sequencing results to traditional newborn screening means a baby could potentially test positive for numerous conditions that might not develop within their lifetime. A UNC School of Medicine study proposed a method for how to responsibly determine which types of conditions to include in testing and potentially return to parents. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Different types of nipples
There are many types of nipples, including puffy, hairy, protruding, and inverted. These types are based on appearance and come with no health risks. Learn more about types of nipples here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Should I see a doctor about my cough?
Signs that a person should see a doctor for a cough include when it occurs alongside dizziness, weight loss, or fever. There are many potential causes of a cough, and some require medical attention. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the most healthful oil for frying?
How healthful an oil is for frying depends on when it breaks down and how long a person heats it for. Some of the more healthful oils include olive oil, avocado oil, and canola oil. Learn more about the best oils for deep frying, shallow frying, and roasting, along with other nutrition considerations, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Ayurvedic treatment for rheumatoid arthritis: What to know
Ayurvedic treatment comes from traditional Indian medicine. Some people believe that it can help treat inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more about Ayurveda here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Everything you need to know about beriberi
Beriberi is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when a person has a severe thiamine deficiency. Learn more about the risk factors and symptoms here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

How to Pack a First Aid Kit for Extended International Travel
We talked to travel health experts and our own 52 Places Travelers to learn what products and medicines should go in your first-aid kit. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 24, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Talya Minsberg Tags: First Aid Travel and Vacations Modak, Sebastian Yuan, Jada Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Do you know what to do if you find a tick?
Tick bites: First aid Most tick bites are painless and cause only minor symptoms, such as redness, swelling or a sore on the skin. But some ticks transmit bacteria that cause illnesses, including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Learn the correct way to remove and handle a tick, and when you need to [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 24, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Introduction to project management
Project management requires a specific set of skills, some of which we possess naturally and can learn to use more effectively. But it also requires knowledge and a well-defined approach. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 24, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Learning disability mortality review programme: action from learning
A report from NHS England provides examples of the local changes that have been made to services so far in response to common themes raised through learning disability mortality review (LeDeR) reviews across the country. It also highlights the extensive work that is happening nationally. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 24, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about open wound care
An open wound leaves internal tissue exposed. They require special care depending on the type of wound. Minor open wounds may not require medical treatment. Learn more about open wound care, including how and when to treat them, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best ways to stop overeating?
Overeating can lead to obesity and other health problems over time. However, people can take simple steps to control their appetite and eat more healthfully. These steps include eating slowly, checking portion sizes, and reducing stress. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: RA latex turbid test: What to know
An RA latex turbid test looks for rheumatoid factor (RF) in the blood. High RF levels can indicate that a person has rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more about this test and the results here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

ATS Highlights Advances in the Prediction of COPD Outcomes
DALLAS--Results of 3 studies presented at the American Thoracic Society meeting this week focus on the predictive role of disease exacerbations, machine learning, and Hgb levels in COPD.   (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - May 23, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Christina Bennett, MS Tags: Conferences/ATS COPD Respiratory Diseases Source Type: news

New Kid on the Block: The Doctrina Academy
The Doctrina Academy is a new service, developed by Doctrina, a video e-learning platform that reaches over 1,000,000 healthcare professionals (HCPs) from around the globe, helping them to switch from volume-based to value-based continuing education. The company was founded in 2013 and has since made it easier for HCPs to decide on the right treatment and medicine for the right patient at the right time. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - May 23, 2019 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about the CO2 blood test
Doctors use a simple blood test to determine normal or abnormal CO2 levels in the body. Imbalances in CO2 could indicate the presence of certain health conditions. Learn about the CO2 blood test, as well as how to interpret the results, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Nurses ‘appalled’ over new learning disabilities abuse scandal
Nurses have demanded urgent action to safeguard the human rights of people with learning disabilities, in the wake of a new care scandal. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 23, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Connecticut Schoolteachers Learn Hemorrhage Control
This article demonstrates a model Stop the Bleed training program for a suburban district’s schoolteachers organized and delivered by a Fire and EMS service. Improving School Safety In March 2018, a joint school safety meeting was held in North Haven. The NHFD and the North Haven Police Department presented recommendations to the administration of the North Haven School District for improving the safety of the town schools following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - May 23, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Trauma Exclusive Articles Source Type: news

Quick-thinking student nurse saves man ’s life while off duty
A student nurse has been praised for saving the life of a man using techniques she had learnt just weeks before on her course at Northumbria University. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 23, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

AI Beats Radiologists for Accuracy in Lung Cancer Screening AI Beats Radiologists for Accuracy in Lung Cancer Screening
A deep-learning algorithm detected fewer false positives and negatives when screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) scans.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 23, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Interactive quantum chemistry in virtual reality
Scientists from the University of Bristol ’ s Intangible Realities Laboratory (IRL) and ETH Zurich have used virtual reality and artificial intelligence algorithms to learn the details of chemical change. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 23, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: ; Press Release Source Type: news

CAD software helps avoid contrast use in MS patients
Using computer-aided detection (CAD) software, 3D laboratory radiologic technologists...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ISMRM: AI can generate synthetic contrast-enhanced MRI ISMRM: AI paves the way for precision medicine Deep learning finds, segments brain metastases on MRI AI model could enable gadolinium-free cardiac MRI Contrast not needed for follow-up MRI on MS patients (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 23, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA Researchers Advance Science for Vaccines to Prevent Mumps and Whooping Cough
Reported cases of mumps and pertussis have risen in the US in recent years even though many people are vaccinated. As part of the FDA commitment to protect the public health, FDA scientists are working to learn why more cases are occurring. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes back pain on the lower right side?
Lower back pain is a common complaint. When back pain occurs on the lower right side, causes can include sprains and strains, kidney stones, infections, and conditions that affect the intestines or reproductive organs. Learn more about what causes back pain on the lower right side and when to see a doctor here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

What we think we know -- but might not -- pushes us to learn more
(University of California - Berkeley) Our doubts about what we think we know pique our curiosity and motivate us to learn more, according to new research from the University of California, Berkeley. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 23, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to do about a runny nose
Some potential causes of a runny nose include allergies, the common cold, and sinusitis. Resolving the underlying cause by taking medications will usually resolve the runny nose. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

The failings in learning disability services in six charts
The government has missed a target of fewer inpatient beds for people with learning disabilities in England. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes dizziness?
Some common reasons for feeling dizzy include migraine episodes, low blood pressure, motion sickness, and stress. Resolving the underlying cause will usually improve the symptoms. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Steroids for rheumatoid arthritis: Everything you need to know
Steroids are a type of drug that can reduce inflammation by suppressing the immune system. They are often part of a treatment plan for rheumatoid arthritis. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatoid Arthritis Source Type: news

Children with learning disabilities or autism living in mental health hospitals
A report from the Children ’s Commissioner finds that too many children are being admitted to secure hospitals unnecessarily – in some cases are spending months and years of their childhood in institutions when they should be in their community. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 23, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

E-cigarettes could double success rates for quitting smoking
Large UK study finds high success rate in quitting using cessation aids Related items fromOnMedica Public drastically underestimates cannabis risks Criminal sanctions fail to curb illegal drug use Passive smoking causes 1 in 100 deaths Learning and growing together Smoking causes half of deaths from 12 cancers (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 23, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the benefits and uses of stinging nettle?
Stinging nettle is a popular home remedy for arthritis, seasonal allergies, and many other conditions. Learn about the benefits, side effects, and research around stinging nettle here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause a sore eyelid?
Causes of sore eyelids can include styes, chalazia, injuries, infections, and problems with contact lenses. Although sore eyelids often get better on their own, a person should see a doctor if they experience vision problems or their symptoms are severe or do not improve. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Obstetric Fistula and Mental Health: From Tanzania to Mali
By Melissa Watt, Associate Professor of the Practice in Global Health, Duke UniversityMay 22, 2019Data from a pilot study in Mali are helping the country provide more holistic fistula care to women and girls.Like most global health researchers, I want my work to have the broadest possible reach and greatest possible impact. That ’s why, when I had the serendipitous opportunity to partner withIntraHealth International to share the lessons I ’d learned through my obstetric fistula research in Tanzania, I jumped on it.Obstetric fistula results from prolonged obstructed labor or a perforation made during a caesar...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Capacity Building for Fistula Treatment and Prevention in Mali (Fistula Mali) Obstetric Fistula Mental Health International Day to End Fistula Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Knee pain from squatting: What to do
Squatting properly does not usually cause knee pain. However, if a person squats incorrectly or has a knee injury or knee condition, they may experience pain. Here, learn more about the causes of knee pain from squatting, as well as treatment and prevention. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

The Debate Over Office Temperatures Just Heated Up, Thanks to a New Study
There are new data to throw into the ongoing debate over office thermostats—but they likely won’t settle any arguments. The question of how cold to keep an office often splits workplaces by gender, since women typically prefer a warmer workspace than men for reasons both biological and sociological. Men expend more energy than women at rest and thus tend to run warmer, while women have higher core temperatures, which can make cold air feel more jarring. Office dress codes may also require men to wear suits or jackets, while women can dress for warmer days with skirts or dresses. These differences begin to expl...
Source: TIME: Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized embargoed study Research Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Health benefits of peppermint tea
Peppermint tea is a popular herbal tea that is naturally calorie- and caffeine-free. Some research has suggested that the oils in peppermint may have antibacterial and pain-relieving properties. Learn more about the health benefits of peppermint tea here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Whorlton Hall: Hospital 'abused' vulnerable adults
Undercover BBC filming shows staff swearing, mocking and taunting patients with learning disabilities. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet Helps Reduce the Risk of Breast Cancer Mortality
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Source: AARP.org News - May 22, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Here Are the Safest and Most Effective Sunscreens
Summer means more time in the sun, which can be good for the bones—all that vitamin D—but bad for the skin. In its annual report on the sunscreens with the least toxic ingredients that are also effective, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found more than 250 products that measure up. All are free of two ingredients the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has deemed are not generally safe and effective—PABA and trolamine salicylate—based on research showing these chemicals can contribute to immune system changes and other adverse health effects. The FDA has determined that two other active ingredi...
Source: TIME: Health - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Cancer environmental toxins sunscreens Source Type: news

Schatz, Kaine, Murkowski Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Invest In Telehealth, Expand Health Care To Rural Areas
The Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes Act of 2019 (ECHO 2019 Act) was introduced today by Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Tim Kaine (D-VA), and Brian Schatz (D-HI). The legislation builds on the 2016 ECHO Act to expand the use of technology-based collaborative learning and capacity building to increase access to healthcare services in rural areas. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - May 22, 2019 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

NUS pilot study opens new possibilities for AI to enhance cognitive performance
(National University of Singapore) Results of a pilot study conducted by researchers from the National University of Singapore provided evidence that an artificial intelligence known as CURATE.AI has the potential to enhance learning, and could pave the way for promising applications in personalized digital therapy, including the prevention of cognitive decline. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Chimpanzees at the crossroads: adapt to living outside protected areas
(University of Kent) Chimpanzees at the crossroads: how they adapt to living outside protected areasResearch carried out into the impact of changes to chimpanzee habitats found they have adapted to human developments in a number of ways -- including learning how to cross roads safely and the best times to visit human habitats -- but their survival is still threatened. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Ancient proteins offer clues to the past
(American Chemical Society) Archeologists once relied solely on artifacts, such as skeletal remains, fossils and pottery sherds, to learn about past species and cultures. Today's scientists can also study ancient proteins to paint a more complete picture of the people who lived at archeological sites, and the plants and animals they raised and ate, according to an article inChemical& Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly news magazine of the American Chemical Society. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 22, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about gargling with salt water
Salt water gargles are a cheap, easy, and natural alternative to medicated mouthwashes. Gargling with salt water can help clean the mouth and ease symptoms of sore throats, mouth sores, allergies, and dental procedures. Learn more about salt water gargles here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing Announces Anesthesiology Option for DNP Program
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - May 22, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Infographic: Robot-assisted heart surgery
Learn more about minimally invasive heart surgery. Other health tip infographics:mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 22, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

£5m boost to improve care for people with learning disability
Thousands more reviews to be carried out in next year Related items fromOnMedica Too many CCGs ’ residential mental health placements are out-of-area Half of patients who complete psychological therapy recover Recoveries after psychological therapy rise to record levels Mental health patients being sent long distances for treatment BMA unveils ‘blind spot’ in mental healthcare (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 22, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

£5m to review deaths of people with learning disabilities
The NHS has earmarked £5m to fund reviews to improve care for people with a learning disability. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 22, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause shoulder pain?
The shoulder is a complex and flexible joint, making it vulnerable to damage. Common causes of shoulder pain include injuries, general wear and tear, and inflammatory conditions. A person can often treat mild shoulder pain at home, but those with severe pain or serious injuries should see a doctor. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news