Quality of Life Still Good with HIPEC Surgery for Peritoneal Mesothelioma
This study shows that the improvement in quality of life can be very significant compared with the preoperative status,” Levine said. “By six months, virtually all of the patients had recovered to preoperative baseline or better quality-of-life measures.” The post Quality of Life Still Good with HIPEC Surgery for Peritoneal Mesothelioma appeared first on Mesothelioma Center - Vital Services for Cancer Patients & Families. (Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News)
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 22, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

FemBeat: Ovally Turns Egg Freezing Into A Cheaper, More Relaxed Experience With A Trip To Spain
Freezing your eggs can be an emotional and isolating journey. Why not travel to Spain with some girlfriends to do it? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 21, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: B érénice Magistretti, Contributor Source Type: news

BENEFIT Results Could Contain Spoilers for Monarch ’s Effectiveness
Johnson & Johnson’s Auris Health scored positive preliminary results from a first-in-human study evaluating the Monarch Platform to aid in the diagnosis of peripheral pulmonary lesions. Data from the BENEFIT study was presented at the American Thoracic Society 2019 Conference in Dallas. So far in BENEFIT, Monarch has been used in 24 patients to localize targeted nodules using a combination of direct visualization, navigational guidance and radial endobronchial ultrasound. The primary effectiveness endpoint, successful localization of targeted pulmonary lesions confirmed using a radial endobronchial ul...
Source: MDDI - May 20, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Returning £1bn to nurse education vital to tackle staffing
Nurse leader renews call for safe staffing levels Related items fromOnMedica NICE sets out safe levels of nursing staff From the hospital to the home: delivering a connected healthcare model Government launches new safety measures for the NHS Mental health patients report poorer hospital experiences NHS is failing patients with mental health problems (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 20, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

' Be Nice' and Document to Prevent Malpractice Suits'Be Nice' and Document to Prevent Malpractice Suits
A medical team in the state of Georgia lost a recent lawsuit and their case has takeaways for others about how to keep patients safe and protect those who care for them when things go wrong.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Nursing News Source Type: news

ISMRM: AI can generate synthetic contrast-enhanced MRI
MONTREAL - An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm can produce high-quality...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ISMRM: AI paves the way for precision medicine ISMRM: Deep learning moves toward clinical practice Video from ISMRM 2019: Dr. Hedvig Hricak on disruptors in MRI interpretation Acceptance of gadolinium-free techniques increases in clinical MRI AI may help in fight against gadolinium depositionComments: 5/17/2019 5:03:23 AMbob@ivmatters.com Nice Work. 5/17/2019 7:06:13 AMJimboboy So this means there were clues to whether something would enhance even on the noncontrast examinations ...
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Heartbroken parents of terminally-ill children launch legal action for life-saving drugs on the NHS
Oliver, eight, and Amelia Carroll, six, of Poynton, Cheshire, uffer with rare Batten disease. They have been receiving a treatment on trial, but this won't continue as NICE have not recommended it's use. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New advance care planning guide
A new guide from NICE and SCIE helps managers of care services to support people to prepare for a time when they do not have the capacity to make their own decisions. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 16, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Ground-breaking 5G-enabled tourism experience to be showcased
The University of Bristol's Smart Internet Lab led the team behind the 5G-enabled Tourism Experience Catalyst project that will be showcased at this year's Digital Transformation World in Nice, France [Tuesday 14 - Thursday 16 May]. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Business and Enterprise, International, Postgraduate, Public engagement, Research; Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, School of Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, and Engineering Maths; Press Release Source Type: news

NICE backs single use negative pressure wound dressings
The PICO Single Use Negative Pressure Wound Therapy System (SNPWT) should be “considered as an option” for closed surgical incisions in patients who are at high risk of surgical site infections, according to latest guidance on medical devices from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 13, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Consultation on NICE indicators
The consultation on proposed amendments and additions to the NICE indicators for asthma, COPD, heart failure, multi-morbidity, frailty, familial hypercholesterolaemia (HF), alcohol and HIV testing is still open. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 13, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Jeff Bezos Is Promising the Moon — But There Are Plenty of Reasons to Doubt Him
You may not have given a lot of thought to your plans for 2024, but more and more people in the space business have. For reasons not entirely clear, 2024 has become the big year for big promises. The trend started in 2017 with SpaceX founder Elon Musk, who stunned an international astronomy conference in Adelaide, Australia with his announcement that a new mega-rocket he was building could have human beings on Mars within seven years. Skeptics questioning how he arrived at that date speculated that it might have been a simple matter of subtraction. NASA had recently revealed that it was looking at 2034 for its own first Ma...
Source: TIME: Science - May 10, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Jeff Bezos Mars moon onetime space Source Type: news

Green light for primary progressive MS drug
NICE reverses its decision on ocrelizumab Related items fromOnMedica Clinicians need better options if we are to stop over-medication Call for NHS England to ‘think again’ on limiting treatment Wales cancer spend at record high Resources wasted on low-risk blood pressure patients NHS saves £324m by switching to cheaper medicines (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 10, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

England lagging behind rest of UK in IVF cycles funded by the NHS
Fertility treatment in other parts of Britain is far better supported, new data showsThe proportion of IVF treatments funded by the NHS in England has slumped to the lowest level ever recorded by Britain ’s fertility regulator, new figures reveal.TheHuman Fertilisation and Embryology Authority said the NHS funded only 35% of IVF cycles in England in 2017, the lowest rate since data collection began in 2009. The figure represents a fall from a peak of more than 40% in 2010.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 9, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: IVF Fertility problems NHS The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) UK news Science Society Scotland Source Type: news

New drug for multiple sclerosis patients after maker drops price
Hope for sufferers of rare form of disease as manufacturers of Ocrevus cave in to NHS EnglandPeople with a rare form of multiple sclerosis will finally get access to a drug that can slow the disease ’s progress after NHS bosses pressured its maker to lower the price.The National Institute for health and Care Excellence (NICE) has approved the drug,ocrelizumab, after negotiations between NHS England and Roche, which manufactures it under the name Ocrevus.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 9, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Denis Campbell Tags: Health Multiple sclerosis Society Medicine The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) Drugs Science NHS Source Type: news

New multiple sclerosis drug may soon be available on NHS
Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) will have routine access to a drug that can slow disability under a deal struck between NHS England and the manufacturer Roche, paving the way for its approval by NICE. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 9, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Lower ‘normal’ Apgar scores linked to poorer outcomes
Even small drop between 5 and 10 minutes relevant – so all babies should be scored at 10 minutes Related items fromOnMedica Much policy on newborn blood spot screening ignores evidence NICE might underestimate gestational diabetes Improve uptake of MMR jab to meet WHO target Kernicterus screening ‘not beneficial’ reports PHE Antenatal flu drugs not linked to newborn risks (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 8, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

New NICE guideline will help doctors recognise and refer people with suspected neurological conditions
NICE ’s new guideline is the first to offer comprehensive information on neurological conditions to help non-specialist healthcare professionals to identify people who should be referred for specialist assessment and care. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 7, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NHS funds headache relieving device
The handheld device delivers low-level electric currents to disrupt cluster headaches Related items fromOnMedica NICE calls for consistent clinical and social care in cerebral palsy Stroke survivors need more help taking medicine Ending the postcode lottery of stroke care BMA calls for ‘national standard for autism care’ Clinicians need better options if we are to stop over-medication (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 7, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NICE provides advice on new health technologies
NICE has published information to support the adoption of new technology in the health and care system. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 3, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Draft Nice guideline on end of life care
This draft guideline, open for consultation, covers organising and delivering end of life care services for adults approaching the end of their life. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 2, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

FemBeat: Food Period Cultivates The Art Of Seed Syncing With Its Monthly Moon Bites
Every woman will encounter some issues during her menstrual cycle. Seed synching can help, in a natural way. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: B érénice Magistretti, Contributor Source Type: news

NICE issues guidelines on neurological conditions
Help for GPs in identifying patients for referral Related items fromOnMedica MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women New evidence on benzodiazepine link to Alzheimer ’s New guidance on valproate use in women GP gatekeepers linked to reduced patient satisfaction Earlier thrombolysis improves stroke outcomes (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 1, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

New NICE recommendations in metastatic non-squamous NSCLC
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - May 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Yemen proves it: in western eyes, not all ‘Notre Dames’ are created equal | Lamya Khalidi
As an archaeologist, I ’ve seen Yemen’s rich heritage. But for too many world leaders, only arms sales really matterLike everyone else the world over, I watched in horror last week asNotre Dame burned and its spire fell. I saw the stunned reactions of onlookers on the news, on social media and in front of television sets and phone screens on the streets of Nice, where I live. A part of France ’s national identity and an international symbol of Paris was collapsing before our eyes.This accidental burning of one of the most important French cultural and religious monuments struck a painful chord in just abo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 26, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Lamya Khalidi Tags: Archaeology Science Heritage Culture Notre Dame World news Yemen Middle East and North Africa Arms trade Source Type: news

It ’s Not Your Imagination: That Toddler is Judging You
There are few things as irresistible as the face of a toddler: the tiny nose, the ingenuous eyes, the utter scrumptiousness of the cheeks. Well, guess what. They don’t think nearly as highly of your face. Kids may not say it, but by the time they’re as young as three, they give you a good hard look the moment they meet you—and they judge a lot by what they see. It may be no surprise that young humans—like all humans—look to the face first for clues about the kindness, approachability and even competence of new people. But according to a new study conducted by a group of researchers from Harvar...
Source: TIME: Health - April 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Mental Health/Psychology Source Type: news

It ’s Not Your Imagination: That Toddler is Judging You
There are few things as irresistible as the face of a toddler: the tiny nose, the ingenuous eyes, the utter scrumptiousness of the cheeks. Well, guess what. They don’t think nearly as highly of your face. Kids may not say it, but by the time they’re as young as three, they give you a good hard look the moment they meet you—and they judge a lot by what they see. It may be no surprise that young humans—like all humans—look to the face first for clues about the kindness, approachability and even competence of new people. But according to a new study conducted by a group of researchers from Harvar...
Source: TIME: Science - April 25, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Mental Health/Psychology Source Type: news

New patient decision aid to encourage use of more environmentally friendly asthma inhalers
A 2 External 0 0 0 new patient decision aid false https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng80/resources true false%>, released today, highlights that some inhalers have a much higher carbon footprint than others. The aid will help people with asthma, alongside health professionals, to identify which inhalers could meet their needs and control their symptoms. Download decision aid from: https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng80/resources (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FemBeat: Organic Period Care Startup Cora Launches Bladder Leak Liners For The Modern Woman
Incontinence shouldn't be an embarrassment. Period care startup Cora is trying to de-stigmatize it with a revolutionary new liner for bladder leaks. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 24, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: B érénice Magistretti, Contributor Source Type: news

Just weeks ago, Democrats said the migrant crisis was a "made up emergency;" now they say it's real and caused by climate change
(Natural News) Leftist bleeding hearts, many of whom live in nice neighborhoods far from the areas impacted by illegal immigration, have kept themselves busy in recent weeks decrying President Trump’s national emergency declaration as a fictitious political stunt. But apparently Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) missed the memo on this one, as the Queen of Cow Farts... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children as young as five decide if people are 'mean or nice' based on their faces alone
We all make judgements based on appearances - however off-base they may be. New Harvard University research shows that children start treating people differently based on looks by age five. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Revived' dead pig brains offer new research hopes
Ethicists fear research animals could end up in a 'grey-area - not alive, but not completely dead' Related items fromOnMedica Report helps explain Gulf War illness One in two women and one in three men will develop neurological disease NICE sets care standards for spasticity ‘Suicide tourism’ to Switzerland doubles in four years Head injuries linked to Alzheimer ’s and other disorders (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 18, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Consultation on the updated NICE indicator process guide
NICE is seeking feedback on an updated indicator process guide. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 17, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Falling For Phone Scams Could Be Early Sign Of Dementia, Study Says
(CNN) — The woman lives alone, but she’s rarely lonely. Friends stop by most mornings, and a niece looks in weekly. Still, most of her afternoons and evenings are spent sitting in her chair, looking at the clouds and sky through a picture window. The caller sounded nice. “Good afternoon,” he said in a cheery voice, asking whether he could use her first name. She couldn’t remember entering the sweepstakes, but he assured her that she had and that it didn’t matter: What matters, he said, is that she’d won. “And what you’ve won is a unique investment opportunity,” he...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Dementia Scams Source Type: news

Falling for phone scams could be an early sign of dementia, study says
The woman lives alone, but she's rarely lonely. Friends stop by most mornings, and a niece looks in weekly. Still, most of her afternoons and evenings are spent sitting in her chair, looking at the clouds and sky through a picture window. The caller sounded nice. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Choice of procedure urged for women to terminate their pregnancy
All women should be able to access both medical and surgical procedures to terminate their pregnancy, says NICE in draft guidance. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 15, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

FemBeat: Is Vaginal Health Still A Taboo In Business?
The word " vagina " is often rejected in tech and business even though it's a crucial aspect of women's health and sexuality. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: B érénice Magistretti, Contributor Source Type: news

Women could be able to have an abortion within a week
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) also says patients should be able to self-refer to abortion clinics rather than see a GP first, if they prefer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women should get choice of abortion procedures
Self-referrals should also be option, says NICE Related items fromOnMedica Eight in ten stillbirths might have been avoided Women in England should be allowed to take abortion pills at home Labour minister calls for ban on early foetus sex test 31% of women suffer severe reproductive health problems Maternity care better in some respects – but still many problems (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 12, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Opening of contacts on Implant crowns: Anyone else seeing these?
I am wondering if other doctors are seeing contacts opening up on implant crowns after about 2 years of loading. I am not seeing a lot, but for some of my patients, the distal or mesial contacts, which were nice at the time of screw-retained crown inserts, subsequently became totally open contacts.The postOpening of contacts on Implant crowns: Anyone else seeing these? appeared first onOsseoNews Dental Implants. (Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts)
Source: Dental Implants Discussed by Experts - April 11, 2019 Category: Dentistry Authors: gkaplowitz Tags: Clinical Questions Surgical Source Type: news

Lead GP slams plan for GP photo referrals for skin cancer
Scheme ‘implies doubt’ over GPs’ clinical judgement Related items fromOnMedica GP gatekeepers linked to reduced patient satisfaction Follow clinical guidance to measure BP in both arms Doctors campaign against ‘too much medicine’ NICE guidance aims at earlier cancer diagnosis by GPs Home births safe and cost-effective for low-risk women (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 10, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NICE rules against new hormone therapy combo for breast cancer
Draft guidance on ribociclib with fluvestrant under consultation Related items fromOnMedica NICE rejects adjuvant use of breast cancer drug Breast cancer deaths down due to screening and new therapies New breast cancer drug ‘unaffordable’ for NHS Red tape delaying availability of new cancer drugs One in 10 children in phase I cancer trials respond to drugs (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 10, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NICE decision aid encourages choice of ‘greener’ asthma inhalers
Nurses should consider encouraging asthma patients to choose an inhaler that is both best for them and also the environment, according to the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 9, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

ISIS-Inspired Man Plotted Truck Attack at Maryland ’s National Harbor
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) — Federal prosecutors say a man inspired by the Islamic State group stole a U-Haul truck with plans to drive it into a crowd at National Harbor, the popular dining and entertainment hang out just outside of Washington, D.C. The allegation was made in a court filing Monday as prosecutors in Maryland urged a judge to keep the defendant, Rondell Henry, 28, detained on a charge of driving a stolen vehicle across state lines. Authorities say Henry admitted that he wanted to create "panic and chaos" and that his plans for a truck attack were modeled after a deadly attack in Nice, France in July...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - April 9, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Major Incidents News Terrorism & Active Shooter Mass Casualty Incidents Source Type: news

NICE encourages use of greener asthma inhalers
People with asthma will be helped to choose the inhaler that is best for them, and best for the environment, by a new patient decision aid from NICE (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 9, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Improving young people ’s experience of mental health services
NICE and the Social Care Institute of Excellence (SCIE) have published a guide to improve the experience of young people moving in and out of inpatient mental health services. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 9, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Choose ‘green’ inhalers, where possible, NICE urges people with asthma
New patient decision aid aims to help patients do their bit for the environment Related items fromOnMedica Total number of UK asthma attacks could top 10 million, says charity Adjuvanted trivalent flu vaccine best option for over-65s Medicines linked to risk of community-acquired pneumonia Three quarters of adult COPD cases may originate in childhood High TV viewing linked to increased asthma risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 8, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Fresh guidance to fill 'information vacuum' on new cannabis products for medicinal use
(University of Bath) A BMJ clinical review, published Saturday 6 April in advance of expected NICE guidelines in the UK, offers new advice to help patients and doctors. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

NICE Bites Bronchietasis and Cough (acute)
NICE Bites is a monthly bulletin that summarises key prescribing points from NICE guidance. This edition (March 2019), includes two antimicrobial prescribing guidelines: Acute exacerbation of bronchiectasis, and Acute cough (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NICE impact mental health
This report from NICE considers how evidence-based guidance can contribute to improvements in the care of people with mental health conditions. The report reviews how NICE recommendations for cost-effective care are being used in priority areas of the health and care system. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news