What is the Dose-Response for Maternal Vitamin D Supplementation in Lactating Mothers?
Discussion Vitamin D is an important vitamin for bone formation and mineral homeostasis. Hypocalcemia, hypophosphatemia, osteomalacia, rickets and tetany can all result because of Vitamin D deficiency. Deficiency is caused by inadequate dietary intakes of Vitamin D, inadequate exposure to sunlight or patients with fat malabsorption or renal disease. Even in high sun exposure areas of the world, Vitamin D deficiency can occur because of inadequate exposure due to clothing or cultural practices. Sunscreen blocks sunlight and an SPF (sun protection factor) of 8 blocks 95% of the sun, so there needs to be a careful balance bet...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 15, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Beauty really IS pain! Bizarre new wrinkle-defying trend that involves paying £400 to get salmon sperm injected into your face is bruising women (and it takes up to six months for effects to kick in)
Emma Wedgwood, an aesthetic nurse compares the initial side effect of bumpy skin to 'bee stings'. TikTok videos showing the procedure say it gives you bumps and bruising before rejuvenating effects show. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 14, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quebec's biggest nurses' union rejects government deal
After over a year of negotiations, the Fédération interprofessionnelle de la santé du Québec and the provincial government have still not reached an agreement. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 13, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

From Casualty to Holby City, Scrubs, Call The Midwife and ER, what IS the most realistic TV medical series? We asked the experts…
Although you feel like you have been plunged into a shift in a busy hospital, many medical dramas should be taken with a pinch of salt, admits Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner, Emily West. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 13, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Urgent care worker accused of sexual assaults while claiming falsely to be a nurse in Philly suburbs
A dozen additional victims say they were victimized by a medical assistant who falsely said he was nurse when they sought treatment in recent months at an urgent care facility outside Philadelphia (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 12, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

First-year students go to state capital for Advocacy Day 2024
The California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) and the United Nurses Associations of California/Union of Health Care Professionals (UNAC/UHCP) hosted a grassroots event to offer insight to legislation affecting the profession of pharmacy. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - April 12, 2024 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Ardmore Nurse Sentenced For Tampering With Pain Medication
The United States Attorney ’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Rebecca Elaine Holloway, age 33, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 12 months in prison for one count of Tampering with Consumer Products, a violation of Title 18, United Sates Code, Section 1365. (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - April 12, 2024 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Nurses among ‘least likely’ to recommend working in NHS
Only around one in four nurses would recommend working in the NHS, a new report has suggested. Research from the University of Bath also found increased staffing and pay were among the main priorities for NHS nurses seeking changes and retention improvements. The new report – ‘Should I Stay or Should I go? Monitoring influences... Read moreThe post Nurses among ‘least likely’ to recommend working in NHS appeared first on Nursing in Practice. (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 12, 2024 Category: Nursing Authors: Madeleine Anderson Tags: Latest news Source Type: news

Health care education company to open 1st South Florida office
Company aims to help address the national nursing shortage with accelerated certification programs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 12, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Erik Bojnansky Source Type: news

Diabetes drug shows potential in treating Parkinson ’s disease
A medicine for type 2 diabetes may slow the progression of the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, research has suggested. Investigators evaluating the glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist (GLP-1 RA) lixisenatide reported less progression of motor disability over a 12-month period in patients taking the drug compared with placebo. But writing in the New England Journal of Medicine, they... Read moreThe post Diabetes drug shows potential in treating Parkinson’s disease appeared first on Nursing in Practice. (Source: Nursing in Practice)
Source: Nursing in Practice - April 12, 2024 Category: Nursing Authors: Megan Ford Tags: Clinical Diabetes Latest news Source Type: news

Largest Nursing Homes in the Albany area
The largest nursing homes in the Capital Region. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 12, 2024 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

User experience of access to sexual assault nurse examiner and emergency contraception in emergency departments in the United States: a national survey - Cowdery C, Halloran D, Henderson R, Allen MKM, O'Shea K, Woodward K, Rifai S, Cohen SA, Chowdhury MAB, Zeretzke-Bien C, Walter LA, Elie-Turenne MC.
BACKGROUND: Despite the prevalence of sexual assault presentations to emergency departments (ED) in the United States, current access to sexual assault nurse examiners (SANE) and emergency contraception (EC) in EDs is unknown. METHODS: In this stud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Stress, interpersonal and inter-role conflicts, and psychological health conditions among nurses: vicious and virtuous circles within and beyond the wards - Vallone F, Zurlo MC.
BACKGROUND: The increasing costs of nurses' occupational-stress, conflicts, and violence within healthcare services have raised international interest. Yet, research/interventions should consider that perceived stress and conflicts- but also potential reso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Healthy days at home among older Medicare beneficiaries with traumatic brain injury requiring inpatient rehabilitation - Kumar RG, Evans E, Albrecht JS, Gardner RC, Dams-O'connor K, Thomas KS.
The objectives of this study were to characterize and identify correlates of healthy days at home (HDaH) before and after TBI requiring inpatient rehabilitation. Setting: Inpatient hospital, nursing home, and home health services. PARTICIPANTS: ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 12, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Share Your Story About the Organ Transplant System
We want to hear from doctors, nurses, technicians, patients and others with experience in the system. Tell us your experiences below. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 11, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Brian M. Rosenthal and Jessica Silver-Greenberg Tags: internal-reader-callout Doctors Health Care Workers Transplants Source Type: news