Nigeria:Senate's Major Boost for Primary Health Care
[This Day] Apopular clich é has it that a healthy nation is a wealthy nation. That is to say that health is indeed wealth and it resonates that any responsible government will ensure that all necessary laws and policies are put in place towards enhancing access to healthcare by citizens. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 21, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Dispute on eye drop size fails to catch Supreme Court's eye
A dispute about the size of eye drops has failed to catch the eye of the U.S. Supreme Court (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Patients lose hip replacement court case
Judge finds disputed metal-on-metal hip replacement 'not defective' in group action at High Court. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘My hip replacement left me in constant pain'
More than 300 people have taken the manufacturers of allegedly faulty hip replacements to the High Court. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Impunity Reigns as Medical Personnel and Facilities across 23 Conflict-Torn Countries Remain Under Attack
This report breaks n ew ground in bringing information providers together and demonstrating the value of collaboration.”TheSafeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition, of which IntraHealth is the communications secretariat and a member,  consists of more than 35 organizations working to protect health workers and services threatened by war or civil unrest. The coalition raises awareness of global attacks on health and presses governments and United Nations agencies for greater global action to protect the security of health care.ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:Access the report hereSee an overview of the dataTake a look at t...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, March 27, 2018
Participants:  Geri Baumblatt, Dave DeBronkart, Judy Danielson, Peter Elias, Nancy Finn, John Grohol, Matthew Holt, Sarah Krüg, Janice McCallum, Jan Oldenburg, Parika (Pinky) Petaipimol, Burt Rosen, Danny Sands, Linda Stotsky, Joe Ternullo, Sue Woods Approve minutes from last full board meeting—Janice McCallum Minutes from February 27, 2018 approved. Treasurer’s Report (financial and membership numbers)–John Grohol Danny asked about a decline in funds, which John explained was due to outlay for HIMSS travel funds that have outstanding invoices from sponsors. Related to travel funds, HIMSS Health...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - May 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Authors: janicemc Tags: Board Minutes Board Meeting 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

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

BOMBSHELL: DoJ IG Horowitz found “reasonable grounds” to suspect the FBI broke laws during Hillary’s bogus email investigation
(Natural News) Investigative journalist Paul Sperry has dropped a bombshell that will no doubt reverberate through much of official Washington: Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz has found “reasonable grounds” to suspect that Obama’s FBI and DoJ violated criminal statutes during the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s emails. On Thursday Sperry tweeted: “BREAKING: IG Horowitz has... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tampa strip club king Redner's battle for homegrown marijuana heats up in state's highest court
Both sides in Tampa strip club owner Joe Redner ’s fight to grow his own marijuana to treat his late stage cancer have now filed their legal arguments with the Florida Supreme Court. Earlier this week, Redner’s legal team filed a 36-page brief arguing that he should be allowed to grow his own medicinal cannabis despite an appeals court order blocking a trial court ruling in his favor. “Contrary to the Department’s claims, the right to possess a growing plant is indeed enshrined in the constitution,”… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Frances McMorris Source Type: news

Tampa strip club king Redner's battle for homegrown marijuana heats up in state's highest court
Both sides in Tampa strip club owner Joe Redner ’s fight to grow his own marijuana to treat his late stage cancer have now filed their legal arguments with the Florida Supreme Court. Earlier this week, Redner’s legal team filed a 36-page brief arguing that he should be allowed to grow his own medicinal cannabis despite an appeals court order blocking a trial court ruling in his favor. “Contrary to the Department’s claims, the right to possess a growing plant is indeed enshrined in the constitution,”… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Frances McMorris Source Type: news

The FDA Is Continuing to Crack Down on Youth E-Cigarette Use
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is ramping up its efforts to curtail youth use of e-cigarettes — and demanding answers from some of the companies that make them. The FDA on Thursday announced that official requests for information were sent to five e-cigarette manufacturers: J Well, for Bo Starter Kit; YGT Investment LLC and 7 Daze LLC, for Zoor Kit; Liquid Filling Solutions LLC, for Myle Products; and SVR Inc., for SMPO Kit. The agency is requesting information about the companies’ marketing practices, product design and consumer complaints, in an effort to understand the youth appeal of their products,...
Source: TIME: Health - May 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

U.S. agency rescinds order banning Louisiana distributor from opioid sales
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration on Friday reversed an order that halted a Louisiana drug wholesaler's opioid sales over allegations it failed to report suspiciously large orders by pharmacies for the narcotics, court documents showed. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews 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

Jurisdictional Issues and Using the Law to Enhance Cross-Jurisdictional Collaboration
University of Pittsburgh. 03/03/2018 This module, the second of four modules developed by the Tribal Legal Preparedness Project, describes how the law can assist with collaboration and coordination for emergency preparedness, response, and recovery, as well as how intergovernmental agreements can enhance cross-jurisdictional coordination and provide the opportunity to address issues and resolve disputes in advance before a disaster or emergency occurs. It also provides recommendations to ensure successful intergovernmental agreements. (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

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

Building resilience after disasters through the youth leadership program: the importance of community and academic partnerships on youth outcomes - Osofsky H, Osofsky J, Hansel T, Lawrason B, Speier A.
BACKGROUND: The Youth Leadership Program (YLP) was created as a school community-university partnership after the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina. The YLP goal was to support youth and improve by engaging them in disaster recovery initiatives. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

BCBSNC to remove NC hospital from its network
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina will remove LifeBrite Community Hospital of Stokes, located in Danbury, from its network in three months and has filed a lawsuit accusing the facility of "fraudulent" laboratory billing practices. LifeBrite Community Hospital, a 99-licensed bed hospital, will be removed from the insurance company's network on Aug. 21, Blue Cross NC said Thursday. In court documents filed this month, Blue Cross NC said LifeBrite has engaged "in a fraudulent scheme to… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 18, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

California Hospital Giant Faces Heavy Backlash on Prices California Hospital Giant Faces Heavy Backlash on Prices
In a case with possible national repercussions, the state ’ s attorney general has sued over alleged price gouging, and other legal and legislative challenges are afoot. Sutter is pushing back hard, denying anticompetitive behavior.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

A Guide to Gynecological Exams: What Should — and Shouldn ’ t — Happen
The cases of Dr. Larry Nassar and Dr. George Tyndall involve touching and comments that gynecologists say are highly inappropriate. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PAM BELLUCK and JENNIFER MEDINA Tags: Women and Girls Doctors Ethics and Official Misconduct Pelvis Vagina Tyndall, George Nassar, Lawrence G (1963- ) gynecology Source Type: news

These high schoolers were tired of lawmakers' inaction. So, they wrote their own gun control legislation
Like many schools across the nation, the halls of Alhambra High School, just outside Los Angeles, were buzzing with questions following the school shooting in Parkland. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California moves closer to crafting specific water caps for urban districts
California cities and towns may find themselves on a water budget in the next decade under a pair of bills approved Thursday by the legislature.The measures follow Gov. Jerry Brown ’s call to make water conservation a permanent way of life in a state long accustomed to jewel-green lawns and suburban... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 18, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Bettina Boxall Source Type: news

Motives, offending behavior, and gender differences in murder perpetrators with or without psychosis - Hachtel H, Nixon M, Bennett D, Mullen P, Ogloff J.
Little is known whether differences exist in motivation and reactive/instrumental offense behaviors between murder offenders with and without psychotic disorder. To contribute to better prevention strategies, the aim of this study was to investigate offens... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Building resilience after disasters through the youth leadership program: the importance of community and academic partnerships on youth outcomes - Osofsky H, Osofsky J, Hansel T, Lawrason B, Speier A.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Legal marriage, unequal recognition, and mental health among same-sex couples - LeBlanc AJ, Frost DM, Bowen K.
The authors examined whether the perception of unequal relationship recognition, a novel, couple-level minority stressor, has negative consequences for mental health among same-sex couples. Data came from a dyadic study of 100 (N = 200) same-sex cou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Acupuncture is a popular offering at fertility clinics, but it doesn ’ t improve fertility, study says
Wellness services are the latest craze at fertility clinics. They're side businesses that offer such things as massages, mindfulness meditation and advice on herbs to sprinkle on food that go beyond the medical treatments people are seeking from their physicians. One of the most popular services is acupuncture. The traditional Chinese treatment involves placing sterile needles at […]Related:Men’s depression may lower chances for pregnancy in couples, NIH study suggestsCDC comes close to an all-clear on romaine lettuce as E. coli outbreak nears historic levelSurrogate mothers ask Supreme Court to stop...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Legal and Policy Best Practices in Response to the Substance Abuse Crisis (March 2018)
Report analyzes select law and policy areas identified as promising interventions to combat the substance abuse crisis in Indiana. The report identifies general or medium-term law and policy issues, a list of specific findings that may be appropriate for more immediate action, and a suggestion of topics requiring further research. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Court Orders Johesu to Resume Work Within 24hrs
[Daily Trust] The National Industrial Court in Abuja has ordered members of the Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) to suspend their nationwide strike action and resume work within 24 hours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 18, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Lead for Irish abortion reform narrows with eight days to go Lead for Irish abortion reform narrows with eight days to go
Irish voters who favor liberalizing abortion laws maintain a strong lead with eight days to go until a referendum, but the gap over those who oppose the change is narrowing, an opinion poll showed on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

UNISON and Napo probation workers in day of protest over pay
  Probation staff in England and Wales, who work for the National Probation Service (NPS) and the 21 privatised community rehabilitation companies (CRCs), are today (Friday) staging a day of protest to call for a long overdue pay rise. Their unions – Napo and UNISON – say that the 18,000 probation staff have been treated more harshly than other public sector workers, and received just a single 1% pay increase since 2009. Probation workers manage some of the most dangerous offenders in the community. They oversee their rehabilitation, and supervise and monitor them to keep...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release ben priestley community rehabilitation companies napo national probation service pay Source Type: news

Diamond 'spin-off' tech could lead to low-cost medical imaging and drug discovery tools
(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) An international team has discovered how to exploit defects in nanoscale and microscale diamonds and potentially enhance the sensitivity of magnetic resonance imaging and nuclear magnetic resonance systems while eliminating the need for their costly and bulky superconducting magnets. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

ACR urges lawmakers to address rising costs and access barriers in arthritis care
(American College of Rheumatology) Rheumatologists and rheumatology health professionals convened on Capitol Hill this week to urge legislative action on pressing policy issues affecting rheumatology care during the American College of Rheumatology's Advocacy Leadership Conference, held May 16-17, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tampa Rehab Facility Ground Zero for Attorney General Pam Bondi ’s...
In the midst of a national opioid epidemic that claims the lives of 15 Floridians every day, Attorney General Pam Bondi has filed “the most comprehensive lawsuit in the country” against the nation’s...(PRWeb May 18, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/05/prweb15495367.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets: extending legal rights
This consultation seeks views on giving more people the right to have personal health budgets and integrated personal budgets. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Tampa Rehab Facility Ground Zero for Attorney General Pam Bondi ’s...
In the midst of a national opioid epidemic that claims the lives of 15 Floridians every day, Attorney General Pam Bondi has filed “the most comprehensive lawsuit in the country” against the nation’s...(PRWeb May 18, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/05/prweb15495367.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 18, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Doctor accused of keeping human fat in closet back at work
A North Carolina doctor accused of reusing syringes and keeping human fat in plastic bags is back in business after her lawyer persuaded a judge that the suspension of her medical license violated her due process rights (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

BCBSNC to remove Triad hospital from its network
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina will remove LifeBrite Community Hospital of Stokes, located in Danbury, from its network in three months and has filed a lawsuit accusing the facility of "fraudulent" laboratory billing practices. LifeBrite Community Hospital, a 99-licensed bed hospital, will be removed from the insurance company's network on Aug. 21, Blue Cross NC said on Thursday. In court documents filed this month, Blue Cross NC said LifeBrite has engaged "in a fraudulent scheme… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 17, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

Beer is not beneficial, German court rules
BERLIN (Reuters) - Beer cannot be marketed as beneficial, a German top court ruled on Thursday after a consumer rights group sued a brewery on the basis that its advertisement falsely suggested the beer had health benefits. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

An appeals court says CA can list the herbicide glyphosate as a carcinogen
(Natural News) After much fanfare, a state appeals court has ruled that California can list glyphosate as a carcinogen — and that the state’s ban on discharging the herbicide into public waterways stands, too. Despite Monsanto’s best efforts to keep the toxicity of their product under wraps, the ruling in California is undoubtedly a small... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Giuliani warns America: "Comey should be prosecuted" for leaking classified information
(Natural News) In an interview last Wednesday evening with Fox News’ Sean Hannity, former federal prosecutor and New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who recently joined President Donald J. Trump’s legal team, made a candid, startling accusation that goes to the depth of Obama-era corruption. In a wide-ranging interview that touched on a number of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas Rep. Gohmert torches special counsel Robert Mueller in scathing report detailing career of corruption and malfeasance
(Natural News) As special counsel Robert Mueller’s meandering “witch hunt” of an investigation continues to produce no evidence of criminality on the part of President Donald J. Trump, a Texas lawmaker has released a detailed report outlining the former FBI director’s history of prosecutorial misconduct. “Robert Mueller has a long and sordid history of illicitly... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Robert Jarvik: An Innovator with Heart
Robert Jarvik, MD, remembers Dec. 2, 1982, as vividly as if it were last week. He was 36 at the time and a device he designed, the Jarvik 7 artificial heart, was about to be implanted into a human patient for the first time. That patient, a retired dentist named Barney Clark, had been at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City for about a week, and his medical team, lead by William DeVries, MD, planned to put off the surgery just a little while longer in hopes of getting Clark as strong as possible for the operation. But Clark wasn't getting stronger. Robert Jarvik, MD, will receive the MDEA Lifetime Ac...
Source: MDDI - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: MD & M East (New York) Cardiovascular Design Source Type: news

North Carolina joins 5 other states in suing the maker of OxyContin
North Carolina has joined five other states in filing lawsuits against Purdue Pharma, accusing the drug company of igniting the nation ’s opioid crisis by using deceptive marketing practices to sell its painkillers. In marketing its drugs, Purdue Pharma used messages to downplay concerns about addiction and to discredit non-opioid pain relievers, while also pushing for higher doses for its opioid medication and targeting vulner able populations, such as veterans and seniors, N.C. Attorney General… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jessica Seaman Source Type: news

At War: Veterans Go Back to Court Over Burn Pits. Do They Have a Chance?
Last week, U.S. veterans asked a federal appeals court to reinstate their lawsuit against a military contractor for exposing them to toxic emissions from burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SETH HARP Tags: Veterans United States Defense and Military Forces Defense Contracts Suits and Litigation (Civil) Hazardous and Toxic Substances KBR Inc Source Type: news

Japanese seniors sue government over forced sterilization program
Three Japanese who were forcibly sterilized under a government policy decades ago have filed lawsuits demanding an apology and compensation, in a growing movement seeking official redress. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Shorter-Duration Trastuzumab as Effective for HER2+ Early Breast Cancer
Women with HER2-positive early breast cancer achieved similar disease-free survival with 6 months of adjuvant trastuzumab compared with a 12-month duration, according to the phase III PERSEPHONE trial. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 17, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Tags: Conferences/ASCO Breast Cancer HER2-Positive Breast Cancer SiteTerms/www.cannabissciencetech.com/News Source Type: news

Men ’ s depression may lower chances for pregnancy in couples, NIH study suggests
Women having trouble getting pregnant sometimes try yoga, meditation or mindfulness, and some research suggests that psychological stress may affect infertility. But what about men: Does their mental state affect a couple's ability to conceive? The latest research on this subject was published Thursday in the journal Fertility and Sterility and suggests that a link between mental health […]Related:CDC comes close to an all-clear on romaine lettuce as E. coli outbreak nears historic levelSurrogate mothers ask Supreme Court to stop ‘exploitation’ of women and babiesMore men with low-risk pro...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Depression in men may lower chances for pregnancy, NIH study suggests
Women having trouble getting pregnant sometimes try yoga, meditation or mindfulness, and some research suggests that psychological stress may affect infertility. But what about men: Does their mental state affect a couple's ability to conceive? The latest research on this subject was published Thursday in the journal Fertility and Sterility and suggests that a link between mental health […]Related:CDC comes close to an all-clear on romaine lettuce as E. coli outbreak nears historic levelSurrogate mothers ask Supreme Court to stop ‘exploitation’ of women and babiesMore men with low-risk pro...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. lawmakers float plan to regulate cultured meat
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - May 17, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Servick, K. Tags: Science and Policy In Depth Source Type: news