In the money Feb. 17: $38M in deals for pharma, software businesses
Each week we wrap up recent funding activity, from company announcements to SEC filings. This time we found a $10 million round for an Austin cybersecurity company that comes with a partnership to a leading global consulting firm, as well as a band of angels coming together to support a startup that makes software for restaurants. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mike Cronin Source Type: news

In the money Feb. 17: $38M in deals for pharma, software businesses
Each week we wrap up recent funding activity, from company announcements to SEC filings. This time we found a $10 million round for an Austin cybersecurity company that comes with a partnership to a leading global consulting firm, as well as a band of angels coming together to support a startup that makes software for restaurants. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Mike Cronin Source Type: news

AHN Wexford hospital to get state-of-the-art combined heat power plant
The project is being designed and will be run through a partnership with Peoples Natural Gas. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

AHN Wexford hospital to get state-of-the-art combined heat power plant
The project is being designed and will be run through a partnership with Peoples Natural Gas. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 17, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Thousands of GP Practices to Avoid Hazardous Prescribing with Help from New PINCER Tech Partnership
More than 4,000 GP practices in England are being better empowered to avoid hazardous prescribing, following a key enhancement to a prescribing decision support technology used widely across the country. Crucial 'PINCER' prescribing safety indicators, currently being rolled out nationally to avoid errors and hazardous prescribing, will now be flagged directly to thousands of GPs and other primary care prescribers when relevant prescribing decisions are made in the practice for patients. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - February 17, 2020 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Opportunity for experienced data scientists at the National Library of Medicine: NIH DATA Scholar Program
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the Data and Technology Advancement (DATA) National Service Scholar Program, a new opportunity for experienced data and computer scientists and engineers to tackle biomedical data challenges in partnership with NIH Office … Continue reading → (Source: NCBI Insights)
Source: NCBI Insights - February 14, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New NLM jobs Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: First Lady Lights Up Health Institutions
[The Herald] First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa, who is the country's Health Ambassador, is championing the cause of rural women to access better medical services through partnerships and synergies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 14, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Think multidisciplinary team working for high-quality care, GPs urged
GPs in Wales are being urged to transform care by forging partnerships with other primary care professionals for the benefit of patients Related items fromOnMedica Primary care networks: lifeboats launched on stormy seas Public must debate true scale of NHS challenges GPs welcome 'biggest reform to services in 15 years' Huge hospital waits add to GPs ’ workload, warns top GP Partnership best model for delivering what GPs and patients want (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 14, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Portland addiction treatment startup ready to go national with Blue Cross partnership
Boulder Care is taking buprenorphine to underserved areas, with ambitious growth plans. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Portland addiction treatment startup ready to go national with Blue Cross partnership
Boulder Care is taking buprenorphine to underserved areas, with ambitious growth plans. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Polly Dunford to Lead IntraHealth International as New President and CEO
February 14, 2020 Chapel Hill, NCToday, IntraHealth International’s board of directors announced Polly Dunford will be IntraHealth’s next president and CEO. She will assume the role on March 16.Dunford is joining IntraHealth after nearly 20 years of service with the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Cambodia, Haiti, Jordan, Mozambique, Nigeria and Washington, D.C., most recently as the global director for HIV/AIDS. In this role, she led the agency’s efforts to help countries achieve and sustain epidemic control of HIV/AIDS under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief ...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 13, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Tags: Leadership and Governance Source Type: news

Valley health system gets name on Diamondbacks training facility
Banner Health, the state of Arizona's largest employer and health system, now has its name on one of the Arizona Diamondbacks ’ team facilities as part of an new partnership between the two organizations. As the Major League Baseball team's pitchers and catchers took the field for the first time in preparation for the 2020 season Wednesday, the Diamondbacks and Banner unveiled the newly named complex called the Banner S ports Medicine Performance Center. It is at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 13, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brandon Brown Source Type: news

Nigeria: UK, Nigeria Launch £10m Partnership to Tackle Threat of Drug Resistance
[This Day] The UK Government has formally launches a £10.7million partnership with Nigeria aimed at tackling drug resistance through improving public health surveillance systems, upgrading laboratory equipment, and training technicians and scientists. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Atrium Health looks ahead to a big year with multiple deals in the pipeline
Charlotte's Atrium Health is looking ahead to another big year — one that includes two more partnerships. Atrium CEO Gene Woods spoke only briefly about those upcoming deals at Tuesday night's quarterly board meeting at the Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel in uptown Charlotte. Details remain limited. Last April, Atrium announced it would enter into a "strategic com bination" with Winston-Salem-based Wake Forest Baptist Health and Wake Forest University, a deal that is expected to bring a four-year medical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Caroline Hudson Source Type: news

Improving the scrutiny of integrated care systems and sustainability and transformation partnerships: a guide to good practice.
The paper covers the experiences of scrutiny leads and their supporting officers in engaging with ICSs and STPs to date; the steps that ICSs and STPs could take to improve these relationship; and the way that the role of health scrutiny might evolve to support the move to whole system partnership thinking. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cochrane launches new Interactive Learning module on Health Equity
Cochrane is pleased to announce the release of a new, eleventh module of the Cochrane Interactive Learning course onHealth equity in systematic reviews.  In it, users will learn about health equity, which is the absence of avoidable and unfair differences in health outcomes among groups, and how and when health equity can be incorporated in all steps of the systematic review process. The module also addresses how health equity should be considered in planning aspects of knowledge translation.Improving health equity is an important goal and is recognized as a priority by the WHO and many other international organizatio...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 12, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

BD, Babson Diagnostics Announce Strategic Partnership Agreement to Enable Small-Volume Blood Collection for Diagnostic Testing in Retail Settings
New capillary blood collection device combined with innovative sample handling and analytical technologies in clinical studies aim to make diagnostic blood testing more accessible and convenient FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. and AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 12, 2020 -- (... Devices, Diagnostics BD, Babson Diagnostics, blood collection (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 12, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New report aims to transform general practice in Wales
Transforming patient care in general practice settings is the aim of a new resource being launched today at the National Assembly for Wales. The resource, developed in partnership by the Royal Colleg (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - February 12, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Report calls for end to GP partnerships
A report from think tank IPPR calls for general practitioners to become salaried employees of the NHS, rather than partners, independent contractors who run their own GP practices. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - February 12, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Announces Collaboration with U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to Accelerate Development of a Potential Novel Coronavirus Vaccine
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., February 11, 2020 – Johnson & Johnson today announced that its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies will further expedite its investigational coronavirus vaccine program through an expanded collaboration with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA), part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) at the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The collaborative partnership with BARDA builds on Johnson & Johnson’s multipronged response to the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak. In addition to Janssen’s ef...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - February 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Africa: Reproductive Health - First Lady Pushes for Policy Shift in the Continent
[New Times] First Lady Jeannette Kagame has said that policy reforms, youth engagement and partnerships are key to enhancing adolescents' sexual and reproductive health in Africa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 11, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

County in Kansas jailing people over unpaid medical debt
Some Americans who are struggling to pay their medical bills are now facing jail time. In partnership with ProPublica, Meg Oliver reports on a town in Kansas where people are being put behind bars for falling behind on their payments. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nisso America and Quadra announce new distribution partnership for...
Nisso America, Inc names Quadra Chemicals as new distributor for their Hydroxypropyl Cellulose (HPC) product portfolio for the Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, Food & Personal Care industries in...(PRWeb February 11, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/nisso_america_and_quadra_announce_new_distribution_partnership_for_hydroxypropyl_cellulose/prweb16882420.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

General practice jewel in NHS crown – but needs fundamental change
Partnership model is in best interests of local populations and provides excellent value for NHS money, insist GPs Related items fromOnMedica GPs welcome 'biggest reform to services in 15 years' Partnership best model for delivering what GPs and patients want Over half of GPs plan to leave within five years GP shortage could triple to 7,000 without decisive action Huge hospital waits add to GPs ’ workload, warns top GP (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 11, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

TransformativeMed to provide electronic health record technology for UAB
Seattle-based TransformativeMed has formed a partnership with the UAB Health System to install its technology, managing electronic health records (EHRs), within UAB Hospital.   According to TransformativeMed, several of the company’s apps will be implemented within UAB Hospital. These include TransformativeMed’s Core Work Manager app, Core Work Manager mobile app and Core Notify app.  Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. “We are excited to partner with an organization that recognizes… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Intimate partnerships, suicidal ideation and suicide-related hospitalization among young Kenyan men - Goodman ML, Seidel SE, Gibson D, Lin G, Patel J, Keiser P, Gitari S.
The first study focused on a three-month chart review containing information on suicide attempts (n  = 34) admitted to a local mission hospital in Meru County, Kenya. The second study utilized a cross-sectional survey administered to men 18-34 years ol... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Laurel Bridge added over 30 customers in 2019
Imaging software developer Laurel Bridge Software said that it added over 30...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Laurel Bridge to launch AI workflow software at RSNA 2019 Laurel Bridge, 3M M*Modal expand partnership Laurel Bridge reports strong growth in 2018 Laurel Bridge releases updates for Exodus software Laurel Bridge to launch new worklist at SIIM (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 10, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Patient-partnered research finds clues about a rare cancer's genetic roots
(Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard) Working in close partnership with patients, scientists have identified new causes of a rare cancer of blood vessel walls called angiosarcoma. The research also points to possible therapeutic options for patients with this aggressive disease, who often have a poor prognosis. The study is a result of the Angiosarcoma Project, a unique partnership between patients and scientists that empowers patients to contribute their medical records, biological samples, and voices to accelerate research. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - February 10, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

CU Center for Midwifery Longmont announces partnership with Mothers' Milk Bank
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) The University of Colorado College of Nursing's Center for Midwifery -- Longmont (CFM-Longmont) practice is partnering with Mother's Milk Bank (MMB) as one of the milk bank's newest human milk donation locations in the Denver metro area, and the first in the city of Longmont. To celebrate, CFM-Longmont will be hosting a kick-off reception at 10 a.m. on Feb. 14 at 2030 Mountain View Avenue, Suite 400, which is open to the public. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

BMA warns fast-track training must not compromise care
It says there is no safe substitute to the five year undergraduate medical curriculum Related items fromOnMedica Psychiatrists call for massive increase in medical school places Partnership best model for delivering what GPs and patients want Plans afoot for single route onto medical register Doctors bear burden of Government ’s financial failure New visa rules could prompt exodus of hundreds of doctors, warns BMA (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 10, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Hypo Begins Nationwide Campaign Against Lassa Fever
[This Day] In the wake of the outbreak of Lassa fever in some states in the country, indigenous bleach manufacturer, Hypo, has kicked off a sanitisation campaign in partnership with the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 8, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Concept Clearance » Optimizing Multi-Component Service Delivery Interventions for People with Opioid Use Disorder, Co-Occurring Conditions, and/or Suicide Risk (HEAL)
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), in partnership with other NIH Institutes and Offices, intends to invite research that will optimize multi-component service delivery interventions for people with opioid use disorder (OUD) and co-occurring conditions, to include suicide risk. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Concept Clearance » HEAL Supplements to Improve the Treatment and Management of Common Co-Occurring Conditions and Suicide Risk in People Affected by the Opioid Crisis
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), in partnership with other NIH Institutes and Offices, proposes to supplement relevant studies to improve the treatment and management of common co-occurring conditions and suicide risk in people affected by the opioid crisis. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - February 7, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Government must scrap partnership model to deliver 6,000 extra GPs, report warns
Scrapping the GP partnership model could be the key to delivering the extra 50m appointments and 6,000 GPs promised by the government, a think tank has warned. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - February 7, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Workforce Source Type: news

UNFPA Highlights Need to Address Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women in Crisis Areas
The $683 million will be used for efforts towards women’s reproductive and sexual health rights across 57 countries, of which about $300 million will be directed towards UNFPA’s projects in Arab state regions, including countries such as Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Sudan, and Somalia. Credit: Abdurrahman Warsameh/IPS By Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Feb 7 2020 (IPS) The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is appealing for $683million in their mission to address sexual and reproductive health services for women and girls in conflict areas in the world.  At the Humanitarian Action Overview 2020, launched on Thurs...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Armed Conflicts Development & Aid Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Women's Health International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) Sexual and Reproductiv Source Type: news

Paclitaxel Controversy Is Causing CE Mark Delays for New Paclitaxel Devices
Tension over stents and balloons that are either coated with or are designed to release paclitaxel has eased up in the United States, but across the pond may be a different story. The meta-analysis published in late 2018 that showed an increased risk of death for patients treated with paclitaxel devices seems to have given European regulators pause with regards to these devices. Eden Prairie, MN-based Surmodics submitted all the required modules for its SurVeil drug-coated balloon (DCB) to the European notified body before the end of the company's fiscal year 2019, but CEO Gary Maharaj said the organization has...
Source: MDDI - February 7, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Cardiovascular Source Type: news

nTIDE January 2020 Jobs Report: Year begins with good news for people with disabilities
(Kessler Foundation) The Lehigh Valley Center for Independent Living (LVCIL) was positioned to fulfill WIOA's mandate because of its partnership with Pennsylvania's Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR), says Seth Hoderewski, LVCIL's Director of Transition Services. LVCIL's youth transition programs are models for success, which Hoderewski attributes to relationships with community organizations and employers. One example is Real World Lehigh Valley, a summer program embedded at Dorney Park, a local employer that hires 3,000 to 4,000 people yearly. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Synthetic biology: Risk reduction, uncertainty and ethics
(ETH Zurich) Joyce Tait, Founder and co-Director of the Innogen Institute -- a partnership with the University of Edinburgh and The Open University in the United Kingdom to speak during the AAAS 2020 session on 'Synthetic Biology: Digital Design of Living Systems.' She will explore the re-engineering of biological components through computational modelling and bio-systems design technologies and how they will require new frameworks for adaptive and responsible regulation. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 7, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

If the coronavirus is no big deal, why is China engaged in draconian crackdown measures?
(Natural News) The official story seems to be that novel coronavirus isn’t that big of a deal, especially outside of China. But if this is actually true, then why is the communist Chinese regime cracking down on all independent reporting on the situation, calling it “misinformation” and “rumors?” In partnership with Big Tech platforms like... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BMA backs 2020 contract with £20,000 golden hello for partners and 'pared back' PCN plan
GPs taking up partnership roles will be offered £20,000 golden hello payments under a 2020 contract deal backed by the BMA after major concessions on controversial plans for primary care networks (PCNs). (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - February 6, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Contracts & funding Source Type: news

‘It’s Insidious’: How Juul Pitched E-Cigs to Native American Tribes
New Congressional documents reveal that e-cigarette maker Juul Labs pitched its products to at least eight Native American tribes, in a move tribal health advocates say is as disturbing as it is expected. “I always suspected that the targeting of tribes was more pervasive than we knew,” says Rae O’Leary, a public health analyst who founded the anti-tobacco Canli Coalition of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (CRST) and in July testified before Congress about Juul’s outreach to the CRST. “It’s saddening. The tobacco industry and the e-cigarette industry see us as a vulnerable population, one...
Source: TIME: Health - February 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized E-Cigarettes public health Source Type: news

SMART Medical Systems Launches G-EYE(R) 760R Colonoscope in the European Endoscopy Market Through FUJIFILM Europe, Under Strategic Distribution Partnership with FUJIFILM Corporation, to Provide Synergetic Colonoscopy Solution in Fight Against Colon Cancer
SMART's G-EYE® 760R colonoscope, incorporating its G-EYE® Balloon Technology designed to increase the detection of cancerous polyps in colonoscopy, will become available by FUJIFILM Europe with its state-of-the-art ELUXEO system, as part of the new... Devices, Oncology, Product Launch, Distribution SMART Medical Systems, Fujifilm, G-EYE, colonoscope, colonoscopy (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Cigna To Accelerate Partnership Strategy In 2020
Cigna CEO David Cordani said partnerships like its decision to sell new health plans with Oscar Health and its alliance with the pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics will escalate in 2020. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Enterprise hub Engine Shed launch school Tech Tours
Bristol ’ s leading enterprise hub, Engine Shed, has launched Tech Tours for school pupils to ignite long-term interest in STEAM subjects, set up in partnership with award-winning technology and business consultancy BJSS and the University of Bristol spin-out haptics firm Ultraleap. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - February 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Business and Enterprise; Press Release Source Type: news

Rural Communities Help Themselves
Covers the Rural Partnership Development Meeting, in which the audience consisted of participants of three HRSA-funded outreach programs. Describes how the programs connect remote and rural populations to healthcare services, advocating for and helping providers to form healthcare partnerships. (Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - February 6, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Sensing Changes in Remote and Surgical Devices
The role of sensors in medical devices is becoming increasingly more important, especially when it comes to developing new technologies such as wearable devices that can diagnose and transmit information for long periods of time. Recent developments in sensor technologies are driving the trend toward the decentralization of healthcare by putting diagnostic instruments in the hands (or on the bodies) of patients. The move toward miniaturization in medical devices has also enabled sensors to be placed on laparoscopic instruments, providing surgeons with valuable haptic feedback. Experts will examine sensor advancements in th...
Source: MDDI - February 6, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Susan Shepard Tags: Electronics Source Type: news

BOOST3 Traumatic Brain Injury Study
Duke University Hospital has joined a partnership of hospitals across North America to conduct “Brain Oxygen Optimization in Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (BOOST3),” a study of the emergency treatment of patients with severe traumatic brain injury. Since patients eligible for BOOST3 will be comatose and unable to communicate their preferences, federal regulations exist that allow studies to include patients with an “exception from informed consent.”CTA Link: Learn MorePhoto: Is Guest WiFi Page Only Announcement:  (Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News)
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - February 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: jf210 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Leading Voices Discuss the Future of U.S. Science Policy at Feb. 26 Symposium; Event Marks 75th Anniversary of Vannevar Bush's 1945 Report Science: The Endless Frontier
The National Academy of Sciences, in partnership with The Kavli Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, will host a symposium to consider the next 75 years for science in the U.S. and how it can best serve society in the 21st century. The event will take place on Feb. 26 at the National Academy of Sciences building in Washington, D.C. The symposium will convene leaders of U.S. academic and government research institutions, scientists, policymakers, experts who are at the center of science policy and public engagement, science philanthropies, and voices from the broader scientific enterprise.Read More (Source: News f...
Source: News from the National Academies - February 5, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Cincinnati pharma firm adds to C-suite
Aprecia Pharmaceuticals Co. has hired Amol Matharu as chief scientific officer, a job that entails leading the company ’s research and development. His responsibilities at Aprecia will include advancing the Blue Ash-based company’s pipeline of medicines, expanding strategic partnerships and guiding the development of proprietary forming systems that will meet future product and partner needs. The company manuf actures FDA-approved pharmaceutical products using three-dimensional printing. Aprecia’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 5, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Weaponized oppression: identity abuse and mental health in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community - Woulfe JM, Goodman LA.
OBJECTIVE: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) survivors of intimate partner violence (IPV) experience unique IPV tactics called identity abuse (i.e., abuse tactics within an intimate partnership that leverage systemic oppression to harm... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news