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How a New Test Could Solve a Costly Problem
There's a costly problem affecting orthopedic patients and hospital systems, and a European molecular diagnostics company wants to be part of the solution.  Patients who have had a prosthetic joint replacement sometimes find themselves back in the hospital in excruciating pain that could either be caused by an invasive joint infection or a mechanical issue. The surgeon can puncture the joint to collect a fluid sample and have it sent to a lab for a culture test, but that takes up to two weeks to produce a result using the current standard of care technology, Curetis CEO Oliver Schacht told MD+DI.  "...
Source: MDDI - January 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: IVD Orthopedics Source Type: news

After #MeToo, phone app allows you to legally consent to sex
A Dutch startup is launching an app that will allow people to give legal consent to sex via their mobile in an initiative spurred by Sweden's plans to bolster its rape law. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Technology & Science Source Type: news

Getting legal consent before sex? There's an app for that
A Dutch startup is launching an app that will allow people to give legal consent to sex via their mobile in an initiative spurred by Sweden's plans to bolster its rape law. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Technology & Science Source Type: news

Powerful Storm Hits Europe, 4 Dead Amid Traffic Chaos
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A powerful storm pummeled Europe with high winds and snow Thursday, killing at least four people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks. Falling trees killed two 62-year-old men in the Netherlands, a woman south of the Belgian capital of Brussels and a 59-year-old man at a camping site in the German town of Emmerich, near the Dutch border. Police spokeswoman Jose Albers told Dutch national broadcaster NOS that authorities also were investigating whether the powerful gusts were to blame for the death of a 66-year-old man...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 18, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Mike Corder, Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Exclusive: Trust to roll out self-managed community nursing teams
A new model of community nursing inspired by an approach to district nursing used in the Netherlands is expected to be fully adopted by trust in Cheshire following a successful trial. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - January 18, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Using Hawkeye from the Avengers to communicate on the eye
(Delft University of Technology) Superheroes can be used to communicate learning objectives to students in an interesting, fun, and accessible manner. Hawkeye, a member of the Avengers, is one such superhero, as Barry Fitzgerald of Delft University of Technology (TU Delft, The Netherlands) argues in the article 'Using Hawkeye from the Avengers to communicate on the eye', published in the journal Advances in Physiology Education. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Parents, Be Warned About Button Batteries: Doctor
When a doctor in the Netherlands tweeted this stark X-ray shot of a “button” or “disk” battery lodged in a child’s esophagus, people took notice. Her post has been retweeted more than 8,000 times since early January. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pharming Announces FDA Acceptance for Review of Supplemental Biologics License Application for RUCONEST(R) for Prophylaxis of Hereditary Angioedema Attacks
LEIDEN, Netherlands, January 17, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Pharming Group N.V. ("Pharming" or "the Company") (Euronext Amsterdam: PHARM) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accep... Biopharmaceuticals Pharming Group, RUCONEST, hereditary angioedema (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

No Adverse Neurologic Hit From Postnatal CMV Infection in Preemies No Adverse Neurologic Hit From Postnatal CMV Infection in Preemies
Premature babies of mothers with cytomegalovirus who pick up the infection from breast milk are unlikely to develop neurological problems in early childhood as a result, according to a Dutch study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Hologic launches $1B private offering
Women's imaging firm Hologic has commenced a private offering of $1 billion...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA clears Hologic's breast density assessment software Hologic sees strong growth in Q4 revenues Hologic adds Dutch mammo supply deal Hologic plans $350M private offering Hologic launches new breast stabilization system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

BD and Check-Points Receive CE Mark for Next-generation Resistant Bacteria Screening Test
New Test Provides Diagnostic Results Up to 10 Times Faster Than Traditional Tests FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., and WAGENINGEN, The Netherlands, Jan. 15, 2018 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE: BDX), a leadin... Diagnostics, Regulatory BD , Check-Points Health, BD MAX (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Should pediatric euthanasia be legalized? - Brouwer M, Kaczor C, Battin MP, Maeckelberghe E, Lantos JD, Verhagen E.
Voluntary active euthanasia for adults at their explicit request has been legal in Belgium and the Netherlands since 2002. In those countries, acceptance of the practice for adults has been followed by acceptance of the practice for children. Opponents of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

3D-printed breast biopsy device boosts accuracy
Researchers from the Netherlands have developed a 3D-printed robot-guided device...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D-printed model reproduces real prostate properties 3D printing aids simulation of CT- and MR-guided ablation How to create low-cost, multicolor 3D-printed models 3D-printed kidney helps optimize SPECT/CT quantification 3D-printed model helps prepare for stroke clot removal (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 10, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Tiered CT Protocol Boosts Efficiency, Speed of CAD Diagnosis Tiered CT Protocol Boosts Efficiency, Speed of CAD Diagnosis
The protocol, which includes dynamic perfusion imaging, helps rule out low-risk patients with stable angina while comprehensively assessing those with CAD who may benefit from revascularization, Dutch researchers suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Heat and emergency room admissions in the Netherlands - van Loenhout JAF, Delbiso TD, Kiriliouk A, Rodriguez-Llanes JM, Segers J, Guha-Sapir D.
BACKGROUND: Due to a global warming-related increase in heatwaves, it is important to obtain detailed understanding of the relationship between heat and health. We assessed the relationship between heat and urgent emergency room admissions in the Netherlan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Germany vs Elsevier: universities win temporary journal access after refusing to pay fees
The Dutch publishing giant Elsevier has granted uninterrupted access to its paywalled journals for researchers at around 200 German universities and research institutes that had refused to renew their individual subscriptions at the end of 2017. The institutions had formed a consortium to negotiate a nationwide licence with the publisher. They sought a collective deal that would give most scientists in Germany full online access to about 2,500 journals at about half the price that individual libraries have paid in the past. But talks broke down and, by the end of 2017, no deal had been agreed. Elsevier now says t...
Source: News from STM - January 8, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: European Featured Source Type: news

Injury mechanisms, patterns and outcomes of older polytrauma patients-An analysis of the Dutch Trauma Registry - de Vries R, Reininga IHF, Pieske O, Lefering R, El Moumni M, Wendt K.
BACKGROUND: Polytrauma patients nowadays tend to be older due to the growth of the elderly population and its improved mobility. The aim of this study was to compare demographics, injury patterns, injury mechanisms and outcomes between younger and older po... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Dutch Study Links Implants to Increased Breast-ALCL Risk (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Although the risk remains small, the results have practice implications (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - January 6, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Leusden Journal: Afraid of Falling? For Older Adults, the Dutch Have a Cure
The Dutch, like people elsewhere, are living longer than in previous generations. Courses that teach fall prevention, and how to fall correctly, are gaining popularity. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Text by CHRISTOPHER F. SCHUETZE Tags: vis-photo Falls Elderly Netherlands Source Type: news

Integrity Applications inks exclusive Dutch distro deal for GlucoTrack
Integrity Applications said today it inked an exclusive distribution deal with MediReva B.V. to distribute its GlucoTrack non-invasive glucose measuring device in the Netherlands, effective December 22. Integrity Application’s flagship GlucoTrack is a sensor that clips to the earlobe and uses a combination of metrics to determine blood glucose based on physiological changes in the body. Read the whole story on our sister site, Drug Delivery Business The post Integrity Applications inks exclusive Dutch distro deal for GlucoTrack appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - December 28, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Diabetes Integrity Applications Source Type: news

Dutch Court Takes Heat Off Government in Air Pollution Fight Dutch Court Takes Heat Off Government in Air Pollution Fight
Air pollution in the Netherlands is worse than European rules permit, but the government is doing enough to limit emissions, a Dutch court ruled on Wednesday, reversing a previous verdict in which it had criticized the government for inaction.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

Integrity Applications Signs Distribution Agreement for Its GlucoTrack(R) Non-Invasive Glucose Monitoring Device in the Netherlands
Contract Represents Important First Step in European Re-Launch WILMINGTON, Del. and ASHDOD, Israel, Dec. 28, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Integrity Applications, Inc. ("Integrity") (OTCQB: IGAP), innovator of GlucoTrack&r... Devices, Endocrinology, Distribution Integrity Applications, MediReva, GlucoTrack (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 28, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Political Responsibility in the Collapse of Our Planet
Roberto Savio is founder of IPS Inter Press Service and President EmeritusBy Roberto SavioROME, Dec 27 2017 (IPS)On 20 December, Europe’s 28 Ministers of Environment met in Brussels, to discuss the plan for reducing emissions prepared by the Commission, to comply with the Paris Agreement on climate change. Well, it is now clear that we have lost the battle in keeping the planet as we have known it. Now, of course, this can be considered a personal opinion of mine, devoid of objectivity. Roberto SavioTherefore I will bring a lot of data, history and facts, to make it concrete. Data and facts have good value: they focu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 27, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roberto Savio Tags: Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Environment Featured Financial Crisis Global Green Economy Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

Merus Announces the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Denies Regeneron's Petition to Rehear the Panel's Decision Affirming Merus' Inequitable Conduct Claim Against Regeneron
UTRECHT, The Netherlands, Dec. 27, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Merus N.V. (Nasdaq:MRUS), a clinical-stage immuno-oncology company developing innovative bispecific antibody therapeutics (Biclonics®), today announced that the United... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology, Litigation Merus , Regeneron Pharmaceutical, Biclonics (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 27, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Netherlands University Researchers Question Validity of More Than 30,000 Published Scientific Studies; Findings Have Implications for Medical Laboratories
Radboud University researchers fear oncology, molecular biology, pharmacology, and other cell-centric medical research efforts are at risk due to verification that at least 30,000 studies published in 33,000 scientific journals included data derived from misidentified or contaminated cell lines Many research findings that underpin the science behind various diagnostic technologies used regularly by clinical laboratories […] (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - December 27, 2017 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Adam Marcus American Type Culture Collection anatomic pathology ATCC cell biology cell lines Cellosaurus clinical laboratory DSMZ ECACC Source Type: news

Risk factors for adverse driving outcomes in Dutch adults with ADHD and controls - Bron TI, Bijlenga D, Breuk M, Michielsen M, Beekman ATF, Kooij JJS.
OBJECTIVE: To identify risk factors for adverse driving outcomes and unsafe driving among adults with and without ADHD in a Dutch sample. METHODS: In this cross-sectional study, validated self-report questionnaires were used to compare driving hist... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Laser shoes prevent 'freezing' in Parkinson's patients
Researchers from the University of Twente in Enschede, Netherlands, developed shoes fitted with laser beams that create an obstacle which patients with Parkinson's will step over. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Severe interpersonal violence against children in sport: Associated mental health problems and quality of life in adulthood - Vertommen T, Kampen J, Schipper-van Veldhoven N, Uzieblo K, Van Den Eede F.
In a recent large-scale prevalence study of interpersonal violence (IV) against child athletes in the Netherlands and Belgium we found that 9% of adult respondents who participated in organized sports before the age of 18 had experienced severe psychologic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The impact of fireworks: the context of facial trauma - Dubois L, Bahalou Hore M, Tjiook RP, Mourits MP, Kloos R, Brons R.
In the Netherlands the general public can legally use fireworks on New Year's Eve. Despite the fact that the public is well aware of the dangers of fireworks, fireworks accidents occur in which the victims suffer a variety of injuries. In addition to burns... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

To mow or not to mow: Tackling nuisance growth of water plants at the root
(Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW)) Massive growth of submerged aquatic plants can be a nuisance, especially in summer. It's up to water managers to limit the inconvenience for swimmers, boats and fishermen in a way that is both responsible and cost-effective. NIOO researcher Michiel Verhofstad defended his PhD thesis this week on the 'root' causes of the problem, and how best to tackle it. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 21, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Scottish social care plans pledge nurse recruitment campaign
A national recruitment campaign to attract nurses and other professionals into social care, as well as further testing of a Dutch community nursing model, are among some of the key elements of the latest workforce plans in Scotland. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - December 21, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Epidemiology of pelvic ring fractures in a Level 1 trauma center in the Netherlands - Hermans E, Biert J, Edwards MJR.
This study was conducted to study the epidemiology, classification, treatment and outcome of a large patient group with pelvic ring injury in a level 1 trauma center in the Netherlands. MATERIALS AND METHODS: In the period of 2004 to 2014,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Agendia and Bluebee Partner to Bring New NGS-based MammaPrint(R) BluePrint(R) Breast Cancer Kit to Market
RIJSWIJK, Netherlands and IRVINE, California and AMSTERDAM, December 19, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Bluebee, a company driving global genomic data-driven medicine, and Agendia, Inc, a world leader in personalized medicine and mole... Diagnostics, Personalized Medicine, Oncology, Product Launch Bluebee, Agendia, MammaPrint, Breast Cancer (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - December 19, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could socialization help us to steer clear of diabetes?
A new cross-sectional study from the Netherlands shows that those who are more socially isolated are also more likely to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Biophysical Society selects Biophysical Journal Paper of the Year for 2017
(Biophysical Society) The Biophysical Society is pleased to announce that Daniela Kraf, from the Huygens-Kamerlingh Onnes Laboratory, University of Leiden, The Netherlands,has been selected the winner of the Biophysical Journal Paper of the Year Award for 2017. Kraft receives the award for her paper " Microparticle Assembly Pathwayson Lipid Membranes, " which she coauthored with Casper van der Wel and Doris Heinrich, also of Leiden University. The paper was published in the September 5, 2017, issue of Biophysical Journal. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 19, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Massive Southern California Fire Now 4th Largest in State History
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — The colossal wildfire burning northwest of Los Angeles became the fourth largest in California history and authorities said it would likely keep growing and threatening communities as hot, gusty winds fanned the flames. State officials said Thursday that the so-called Thomas Fire straddling coastal Ventura and Santa Barbara counties covered 379 square miles (982 square kilometers). That surpassed a blaze that burned inland Santa Barbara County a decade ago. Some evacuations were lifted and the risk to the agricultural city of Fillmore was diminishing. But coastal enclaves to the west rema...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 14, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Source Type: news

International AIDS Conference 2018
July 23-27, 2018; Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - December 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Death in Slawi: the "sugar factory murders," ethnicity, conflicted loyalties and the context of violence in the early revolution in Indonesia, October 1945 - Knight GR.
In mid-October 1945, Edward and Frederika van der Sluys were murdered in gruesome circumstances, along with a number of other Dutch Eurasians, most probably in the yard of a Dutch-owned sugar factory in the Slawi district of the north coast of Central Java... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Could you buy me a beer? Measuring secondary supply of alcohol in Dutch on-premise outlets - Roodbeen RTJ, Geurtsen S, Schelleman-Offermans K.
OBJECTIVE: Alcohol is largely available for Dutch minors through on-premise secondary supply, which occurs when an adult furnishes an alcoholic drink to a minor in an on-premise outlet. Vendors allowing this secondary supply on their premises are in violat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Philips acquires VitalHealth to bolster population health portfolio
Royal Philips has acquired VitalHealth for its cloud-based population health management technology. Founded in 2006 by Mayo Clinic and the Netherlands-based Noaber Foundation, VitalHealth develops tools — for outcome measurement, patient engagement, care coordination and analytics — to help manage chronic disease. Its products are deployed at more 100 healthcare networks in the US and abroad. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 11, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Philips acquires cloud-based pop health co VitalHealth
Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) said last Friday it acquired cloud-based population health management company VitalHealth for an undisclosed amount. The new acquisition, also headquartered in the Netherlands, produces products and services used by more than 100 healthcare networks globally in countries including the US, India, China, Sweden, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. “We are delighted and proud to become part of Philips. It will accelerate our mission to enable better health for millions of people around the world. Our digital health solutions are highly complementary to the ones that Philips provides. Toge...
Source: Mass Device - December 11, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Mergers & Acquisitions Software / IT royalphilips vitalhealth Source Type: news

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptom severity and sleep problems in adult participants of the Netherlands sleep registry - Vogel SWN, Bijlenga D, Benjamins JS, Beekman ATF, Kooij JJS, Van someren EJW.
We examined whether current overall attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), inattention, or hyperactivity symptom severities are associated with the current presence and persistent history of sleep problems. METHODS: N  = 942 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Medical world applauds Brexit deal
Reciprocal healthcare will be maintained once the UK quits Europe Related items fromOnMedica PM indicates overseas trained doctors can stay in UK post Brexit NHS chief calls for Brexit NHS funding pledges to be honoured Delving into the detail of Brexit in a devolved nation European drug regulator to leave UK for Netherlands Health workers ’ rights will be protected post Brexit (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 11, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Mammography Fails to Lower Rates of Advanced Breast Cancer Mammography Fails to Lower Rates of Advanced Breast Cancer
In the Netherlands, 24 years of mammography screening had no effect on reducing rates of advanced cancer but resulted in overdiagnosis in a third of women.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Wales to get nurse training course boost and Buurtzorg pilot
There will be a 10% increase in the number of nurse training places available in Wales next year and also a pilot scheme for a Dutch-style community nursing service, ministers have announced today. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - December 8, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Royal Philips acquires IT firm Forcare
Royal Philips is looking to expand its offerings with the acquisition of Dutch...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Philips, Neb. hospital partner on pediatric care Philips extends partnership with Ariz. provider Philips teams with 3D Systems, Stratasys on 3D printing Forcare awarded Ky. IT contract Forcare secures Texas contract Intelerad, Forcare team up (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 7, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Open windows and doors can improve sleep quality
(Reuters Health) - Leaving a bedroom door or window open may help people sleep better, a study from the Netherlands suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Why nativism, not populism, should be declared word of the year | Cas Mudde
The Cambridge Dictionary has got its definition and its application wrong. It conflates the term with the nativism of the radical rightLast week the Cambridge Dictionary declared populism its 2017 word of the year. In many ways, that makes perfect sense. Since Brexit and Trump, virtually every political event has been couched in terms of populism, from the Dutch parliamentary elections to the French presidential electionsearlier this year. New media catchwords such as “fake news” are linked to populism.However, it has become the buzzword of the year mostly because it is very often poorly defined and wrongly use...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 7, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Cas Mudde Tags: Linguistics University of Cambridge Science The far right Elections past Politics Source Type: news

Prehospital antibiotics in the ambulance for sepsis: a multicentre, open label, randomised trial
This Dutch Randomised Controlled Trial (n=2698) found that ceftriaxone 200mg IV delivered in the ambulance did not improve 28 day mortality vs antibiotics initiated in the emergency department (ED) (8% vs 8%). It found that personnel training reduced the time to antibiotics delivered after arrival in the ED. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - December 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Philips acquires medical interoperability platform dev Forcare
Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG) said today it acquired open-standards-based interoperability software solutions developer Forcare for an undisclosed amount. Forcare develops systems designed to enable data flow between medical systems, information sources and health information exchanges across health systems, Philips said. Philips said the combination of its informatics solutions alongside Forcare’s interoperability platform will help it “strengthen its leadership in connecting patient information across the health continuum.” “We have a leading position in building bridges between information system...
Source: Mass Device - December 6, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Mergers & Acquisitions Software / IT royalphilips Source Type: news