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Having a disability does not preclude the possibility of a woman ’s ­having a healthy pregnancy with a good outcome, but adverse outcomes are more common among women with disabilities than among others. Ensuring that women with disabilities can plan their pregnancies is thus critical, yet research on contraceptive use within this population is scant. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - September 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Mevion files for FDA clearance for S250i proton therapy system
Mevion Medical Systems said yesterday it submitted a 510(k) premarket notification to the FDA for its Mevion S250i proton therapy system with Hyperscan pencil beam scanning tech. The Mevion S250i features improved pencil beam scanning fields and Hyperscan pencil beam scanning tech to allow for faster energy layer switching, the Littleton, Mass.-based company said. “We focused on addressing the challenges clinicians faced with 1st generation systems and engineered a novel and transformative solution,” CEO Joseph Jachinowski said in a press release. The system also features the company’s Adaptive Apert...
Source: Mass Device - September 19, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Oncology Regulatory/Compliance Mevion Medical Systems Source Type: news

Digital versus conventional implant impressions for partially edentulous arches: An evaluation of accuracy
Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry Published online:September 16, 2017AbstractStatement of problemTo the authors ’ knowledge, while accuracy outcomes of the TRIOS scanner have been compared with conventional impressions, no available data are available regarding the accuracy of digital impressions with the Omnicam and True Definition scanners versus conventional impressions for partially edentulous arche s.PurposeThe purpose of this in vitro study was to compare the accuracy of digital implant impressions using 2 different intraoral scanners (IOSs) with that of conventional impressions for partially edentulous arch...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 19, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

fMRI cheese study wins Ig Nobel Prize
It isn't every day that cheese is the focal point of a functional MRI (fMRI)...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: fMRI shows how walnuts influence hunger fMRI, EEG may detect consciousness in TBI patients fMRI scans may help choose depression treatment strategy fMRI contributes to confidence-boosting technique fMRI finds where God might dwell in the brain (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Study questions whether x-rays really need to be repeated
Current radiology practice gives radiologic technologists significant leeway...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Study: Reject pelvic x-rays if axial rotation exceeds 10° Study: Skip the x-rays after shoulder arthroplasty surgery Virtual coaching takes on x-ray training Are chest x-rays still useful for syncope patients? Take 2: Techs opt to repeat more head scans than radiologists (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

PET imaging tracks Zika virus infection, disease progression in mouse model
(US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases) For the first time, scientists have used Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging to study brain inflammation following Zika virus infection in mice, according to a study recently published online in Molecular Imaging and Biology. Traditional methods of infectious disease research using animal models provide limited information about disease progression until the study's endpoint, when investigators can analyze tissues from those animals. Imaging studies allow longitudinal studies of the same animal during the course of infection. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectio...
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 19, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Behavioral therapy increases connectivity in brains of people with OCD
UCLA researchers report that people with obsessive-compulsive disorder, when treated with a special form of talk therapy, demonstrate distinct changes in their brains as well as improvement in their symptoms.In the study, published in  Translational Psychiatry, people with OCD underwent daily cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, to learn how to better resist compulsive behaviors and to decrease distress. Within one month, they had developed extensive increases in the strength of the connections between regions of their brains — which may reflect the participants gained new non-compulsive behaviors and thought p...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 18, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

UCSF installs 'KittenScanner' at pediatric center
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Benioff Children's Hospital...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Superheroes help kids triumph over fears of MRI scans (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

3M, Patterson Dental Open Doors to Digital Dentistry
ST. PAUL ‚ Minn. – (Sept. 14, 2017) – 3M Oral Care and Patterson Dental have signed a distribution agreement for 3M’s True Definition Scanner. The agreement brings Patterson’s customers the opportunity to explore digital dentistry via an open platform and a trusted partner. With the 3MTM True Defin ition Scanner, oral care professionals are choosing a digital hub that gives them an unrestricted entry point into traditional crown& bridge work with any lab, advanced implant solutions, clear aligners, in-office milling and more.“Distributors have enjoyed putting the True Definition Scan...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 18, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Mevion submits 510(k) to FDA for proton therapy system
Mevion Medical Systems has submitted a 510(k) premarket notification to the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Mevion touts scanning milestone Mevion joins forces with MedPhoton Mevion completes milestone installation Mevion completes Fla. installation Mevion, RaySearch partner on info system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 18, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Apple Needs the iPhone X More Than You Do
On September 12, Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage at the company’s just-unveiled Steve Jobs Theater inside its lavish new 175-acre headquarters in Cupertino, California. It was a big day for Apple, and not just because the company would go on to introduce five new products over the course of two hours. The event was also the first public glimpse inside Apple’s much-hyped “spaceship” campus, which Jobs himself helped plan before his death in October 2011. It was thus fitting that Cook invoked his predecessor’s famous catchphrase to headline the event’s biggest announcement. “But we...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Eadicicco Tags: Uncategorized Apple iPhone 2017 iPhone 8 iphone x Smartphones Source Type: news

Officials Break Ground on Monument Celebrating 9/11 EMS Responders
KEANSBURG, NJ -- Approximately 125 people attended the Sept. 10 groundbreaking ceremony here for the EMS Council of New Jersey’s (EMSCNJ) 9/11 memorial, which will feature a piece of steel beam from the World Trade Center. The monument -- the only one in the USA dedicated exclusively to all the emergency medical services personnel who responded that day -- will sit next to the borough’s existing 9/11 memorial on Beachway Avenue. EMSCNJ and Keansburg officials collaborated on the project. Ceremony participants and guests included: EMSCNJ President Joseph G. Walsh, Jr. of Neptune; Keansburg Borough Mayor George H...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - September 18, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: EMS Council of New Jersey Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

Officials Break Ground on Monument Celebrating 9/11 EMS Responders
KEANSBURG, NJ -- Approximately 125 people attended the Sept. 10 groundbreaking ceremony here for the EMS Council of New Jersey’s (EMSCNJ) 9/11 memorial, which will feature a piece of steel beam from the World Trade Center. The monument -- the only one in the USA dedicated exclusively to all the emergency medical services personnel who responded that day -- will sit next to the borough’s existing 9/11 memorial on Beachway Avenue. EMSCNJ and Keansburg officials collaborated on the project. Ceremony participants and guests included: EMSCNJ President Joseph G. Walsh, Jr. of Neptune; Keansburg Borough Mayor George H...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - September 18, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: EMS Council of New Jersey Tags: Administration and Leadership Industry News Source Type: news

Afib? There ’s an App for That
While many of us reach for our tablets to scan Facebook, watch the newest series on Netflix, or make a quick purchase on Amazon, researchers want to test their potential for a more serious task: detecting atrial fibrillation (afib). (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - September 18, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Afib? There's an app for that
(University of Rochester Medical Center) While many of us reach for our tablets to scan Facebook or watch Netflix, researchers are testing their potential for a more serious task: detecting atrial fibrillation. They'll enroll up to 300 people to test a technology that uses the camera in tablets to capture changes in heartbeat by measuring subtle variations in skin tone. Their goal: create an inexpensive, easy-to-use app that alerts physicians of the onset of afib, allowing for early treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tailored Treatment for Head-and-Neck Cancer Mystery
Treatment TermsHead and Neck Cancer Overview Rob Vaughn found a lump on his neck that turned out to be cancer that had spread from somewhere else in his body. The trouble was, doctors couldn ’t find the original site of the cancer. That made his treatment decisions difficult -- until two Duke specialists offered him options, including the option for watchful waiting instead of extensive treatment. Hero Image20170914_robvaughn_neckcancer_083_herocrop.jpg Preview Image Content Blocks Header A Search for the Source of Cancer ContentVaughn, a Charlotte, NC, father of two, was 47 and in good health when he felt th...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: mf205 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Can lost words like ‘rouzy-bouzy’ and ‘wlonk’ be revived? Spare me the ear-rent
Researchers have unearthed 30 expressions that they suggest could be brought back to modern conversation – but they wouldn’t be the first words to experience a revivalLook, I ’ll be honest. I’m struggling to write this as I got rouzy-bouzy1 last night and the deadline I ’ve been given is tremblable2. I ’m sure the momists3 among you won ’t miss the opportunity to point out my mistakes, but I’d be grateful if you could spare me the ear-rent4 just this once.I ’m going to persevere, though, because ofan exciting batch of “lost words” unearthed by Dominic Watt a...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 15, 2017 Category: Science Authors: David Shariatmadari Tags: Language Science Source Type: news

Brain surgery for a cavernous malformation gets Timmy back to being a kid
Eight-year-old Timmy LaCorcia was having a bad day. He didn’t feel well and had to leave school early. It was frustrating — he usually had perfect attendance — but not alarming. After all, it was March, a time when children often struggle with colds and other illnesses. “We just thought he had a stomach bug,” says his mother, Gina. But a week later, he still felt sick. This time, his head hurt. At home, Gina got him settled on the sofa and gently pulled a blanket over him as he dozed. Several minutes later, she checked back in on him and noticed that his foot was twitching. Turning him over, s...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - September 15, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Jessica Cerretani Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories cavernous malformations Cerebrovascular Surgery and Interventions Center Dr. Edward Smith Source Type: news

How the female Viking warrior was written out of history
What Bj 581, the‘female Viking warrior’ tells us about assumed gender roles in archaeological inquiryIn the 1880s Scandinavian archaeologists unearthed a grave containing all the implements required for battle, including shields, an axe, a spear, a sword, and a bow with a set of heavy arrows, along with two horses, a mare and a stallion. A set of game pieces has long lead researchers to believe that this person was interested in strategy, and may have used the pieces to plan battle tactics. It was the grave of a Viking warrior and naturally was assumed to be a male. It was designated, and continues to be referr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 15, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Holly Norton Tags: Archaeology Anthropology Science Source Type: news

Study questions value of CT scans after NCSLC surgery
Performing CT scans after surgery for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) may...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Study: CT screening would cut lung cancer deaths in China Multipurpose CT lung cancer screening more cost-effective Subsolid lung nodule assessment with CT evolves ARRS: Do NLST results translate to the real world? Lung-RADS category 4X helps diagnose lung cancer (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

ASRT, Toshiba announce Safety First grant recipients
The American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) and Toshiba America...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ASRT donates $10K for Hurricane Irma relief ASRT donates to hurricane relief efforts ASRT Foundation funds 50 technologist grants Toshiba debuts new angiography system Toshiba delivers 1st Infinix-i Sky+ system Toshiba debuts new midtier Lightning CT scanner (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA clears Hitachi's 64-slice compact CT unit
Hitachi Healthcare Americas has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Hitachi, CorTechs announce collaboration Hitachi teams with West Virginia University Hitachi launches new ultrasound scanner at ASE DOD awards purchasing contract to Hitachi Aloka Hitachi combines units into Hitachi Healthcare America (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 15, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Kitware Probes Point-of-Care Ultrasound at MICCAI 2017
Kitware presented research in point-of-care ultrasound at the workshop Point-Of-Care Ultrasound: Algorithms, Hardware, and Applications. The company and several of its collaborators organized the workshop for the final day of the 20th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2017). “Point-of-care ultrasound systems can be powerful tools for saving lives, but for the full potential of those systems to be realized, they must have embedded computer-aided diagnosis algorithms that simplify image acquisition and automate image interpretation for emergency medical se...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - September 15, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Kitware Tags: Industry News Source Type: news

General emergency departments use CT to diagnose abdominal pain in children more often
(Children's National Health System) A child with non-traumatic abdominal pain, a common symptom of appendicitis, is more likely to receive a computed tomography (CT) scan in a general emergency department (ED) than if he or she visited a pediatric emergency department, according to a study published in Pediatrics. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 15, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How Apple ’s iPhone X Compares to the Best Smartphones Around
Apple this week revealed two new iPhones, including the high-end iPhone X. Packed with cutting-edge features and carrying a price tag to match, the iPhone X — pronounced “iPhone 10” — is now Apple’s top-of-the-line smartphone. It has, among other features: A nearly edge-to-edge OLED “Super Retina” display, a facial recognition unlocking security system, and wireless inductive charging, similar to the Apple Watch. It will be available on Nov. 3 for $999 and up. But how does Apple’s iPhone X stack up against the competition, including Samsung’s Galaxy S8, Google’s P...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alex Fitzpatrick Tags: Uncategorized Apple iPhone 2017 iphone x onetime Smartphones Source Type: news

Apple ’s New $1,000 iPhone X Is Luxuriously Out of Touch
You could be forgiven for seeing the iPhone as a functional and practical acquisition. The phone, after all, has revolutionized how we take pictures, order food, sign up for an exercise class, read the news, listen to music, communicate across thousands of miles through FaceTime and wait, as if reading tea leaves, as we watch the ellipses between exchanges with a new romantic partner. With each release of a new version, Apple makes its previous technology antiquated in mere seconds, thus shaming many of us to upgrade. For millions of us, the many capabilities of the iPhone make dropping several hundred dollars to acquire o...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Currid-Halkett Tags: Uncategorized Class iPhone tech technology Source Type: news

How Apple ’s iPhone X Compares to the Samsung Galaxy S8 and the Best Smartphones Around
Apple this week revealed three new iPhones, including the high-end iPhone X. Packed with cutting-edge features and carrying a price tag to match, the iPhone X — pronounced “iPhone 10” — is now Apple’s top-of-the-line smartphone. It has, among other features: A nearly edge-to-edge OLED “Super Retina” display, a facial recognition unlocking security system, and wireless inductive charging, similar to the Apple Watch. It will be available on Nov. 3 for $999 and up. But how does Apple’s iPhone X stack up against the competition, including Samsung’s Galaxy S8, Google’s...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alex Fitzpatrick Tags: Uncategorized Apple iPhone 2017 iphone x onetime Smartphones Source Type: news

Which iPhone Should You Buy? How the iPhone X Compares to the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus
If you’re planning to upgrade your iPhone, you now have three new options to choose from: the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. All three devices offer significant improvements over the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, but in different ways. And most importantly, there’s a noticeable price gap between the three phones, with the iPhone 8 starting at $699, the iPhone 8 Plus starting at $799, and the iPhone X starting at $999. If you’re trying to decide which one is best for you, here’s a look at iPhone 8 vs. iPhone 8 Plus vs. iPhone X: Why to buy the iPhone 8 VCG—VCG via Getty ImagesCUPERTINO, CA &nd...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Eadicicco Tags: Uncategorized iPhone 2017 iPhone 8 iPhone 8 Plus iphone x Smartphones Source Type: news

The First Time You Go to the ER with Suicidal Thoughts
You are 19 years old, on your computer at home, and you have been depressed for weeks, maybe even months. It has gotten really bad lately, and you are talking to your best friend online. You have been really laying it all down about how depressed you have been and how all you want to do is sleep, you wish you could stop existing, and you wish everything could just end. Suddenly, you hear a knock on the door of your apartment and it startles you. You have been isolating yourself for days, so this is a surprise. When you look out of the peep-hole, you are bewildered to see a male police officer standing outside the door. Sha...
Source: Psych Central - September 14, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Caitlin Gearsbeck Tags: Children and Teens Depression Personal Stories Suicide Antidepressant Hospitalization Mood Disorder Psychiatric Emergency Room suicidal gestures Suicidal Thoughts Source Type: news

D-dimer elevation as a blood biomarker for detection of structural disorder in mild traumatic brain injury - Sugimoto K, Suehiro E, Shinoyama M, Sadahiro H, Haji K, Fujiyama Y, Kawano R, Nishioka M, Suzuki M.
In this study, coagul... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Martin Shkreli Jailed After Offering $5,000 Bounty for Hillary Clinton ’s Hair
(NEW YORK) — Former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli had his bail revoked and was headed to jail Wednesday while awaiting sentencing for a securities fraud conviction. A judge heard arguments about whether the provocative online antics of Shkreli, dubbed the Pharma Bro, were bad enough to put him behind bars and decided to have him taken into custody immediately. A defense attorney had argued in court papers that Shkreli’s recent offer to pay a $5,000 bounty for securing a Hillary Clinton hair with a follicle while she’s on a book tour was merely a tasteless joke comparable to some of President ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tom Hays / AP Tags: Uncategorized Courts onetime Source Type: news

In-home firearm access among U.S. adolescents and the role of religious subculture: results from a nationally representative study - Stroope S, Tom JC.
Religious participation is linked to numerous positive safety outcomes for adolescents. Scant attention, however, has been paid to associations between religious participation and safety risks among adolescents. Using data from Add Health (N  = 18,449), a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation to resuscitate a 14-year-old boy after 43min drowning - Scandroglio AM, Bove T, Calabr ò MG, Votta CD, Pappalardo F, Giacomello R, Landoni G, Zangrillo A.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: es... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

Here ’s Your First Hands-On Look at the iPhone X, Apple’s Boldest Smartphone Yet
Apple‘s new iPhone X is the biggest change the company has made to its flagship smartphone in years. With a larger screen, a better camera system for augmented reality and facial recognition capabilities, it’s clear that this is Apple’s vision for the future of the smartphone. Here’s a closer look at what it’s like to use the company’s new flagship smartphone after a brief hands-on session. Design and Screen For the first time in years, Apple is using glass instead of aluminum in its newest products. All the new iPhones, including the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, include a glass...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Eadicicco Tags: Uncategorized Apple iPhone 2017 iphone x Smartphones Source Type: news

The 5 Coolest Features On Apple ’s New iPhone X
Apple on Tuesday revealed the iPhone X, a high-end version of the popular device with a price tag to match its long list of groundbreaking new features. Here’s a breakdown of everything you need to know about Apple’s new flagship phone. The New Features Available Nov. 3 starting at $999, the iPhone X (it’s pronounced “iPhone Ten”) packs several new standout features, including: An edge-to-edge OLED “Super Retina” display Face ID facial recognition unlocking “Animoji” animated emoji Wireless inductive charging A significantly faster custom “A11 Bionic” proce...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alex Fitzpatrick Tags: Uncategorized Apple iPhone 2017 onetime Smartphones Source Type: news

Clarius releases ultrasound research software
Handheld-ultrasound technology developer Clarius Mobile Health has introduced...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Clarius rolls out new mobile US software release Handheld ultrasound scanner hits the trail Clarius signs military distribution contract FDA clears app-based ultrasound from Clarius Clarius unveils smartphone ultrasound scanner for vets (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 12, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Republicans Pin Their Hopes on Tax Reform
President Trump and congressional Republicans are pinning their political hopes for their first year of unified GOP control of government on tax reform, but they are still a ways away from consensus. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill and officials from the White House are still split on whether to try to accomplish tax reform with just Republican votes (requiring the use of budget reconciliation in the Senate) or with Democrats through regular order, with a 60-vote threshold in the Senate. Trump is meeting with a bipartisan group of Senators Tuesday in hopes to trying to forge good will. But most of the details for the plan are fa...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Zeke J Miller Tags: Uncategorized Morning Must Reads Source Type: news

Real face of mummified warrior revealed at British Museum
Scythian man ’s head goes on display along with scan showing his features, including moustache, pierced ear and long scarThe real face concealed by a clay mask on the mummified head of a Scythian warrior has been revealed for the first time in almost 2,000 years. The head is on display in anexhibition opening at the British Museum this week along with the scan, made in a St Petersburg hospital, which reveals that he had fine teeth, a ginger moustache, a pierced ear, a hole in his skull where his brains had been removed, and a savage wound, beautifully stitched and healed, which originally ran from the corner of his e...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 12, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Maev Kennedy Tags: British Museum Culture Archaeology Science Source Type: news

Liberia: Birth Certificate Scandal At Health Ministry
[New Dawn] Credible document in the possession of the NewDawn has unearthed a syndicate at the Ministry of health wherein children below the age of 0-12 year are being made to pay for birth certificates in contravention to the Act establishing the Bureau of Vital Statistics at the Ministry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Ted Cruz ’s Twitter Account ‘Liked’ a Porn Tweet and the Internet Had Plenty to Say
Sen. Ted Cruz‘s official Twitter account appeared to “like” an explicit tweet Monday night, causing a stir on social media. The Texas senator’s account, which has more than 3 million followers, liked a tweet from the account @SexuallPosts, which posts explicit content and porn. The “like” was later removed from the senator’s account, Cruz’s senior communications adviser Catherine Frazier said. The offensive tweet posted on @tedcruz account earlier has been removed by staff and reported to Twitter — Catherine Frazier (@catblackfrazier) September 12, 2017 The inciden...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jennifer Calfas Tags: Uncategorized onetime Social Media Source Type: news

Why a $1,000 iPhone Isn ’t as Crazy as It Sounds
It’s iPhone day, the annual non-holiday where smartphone addicts cozy up to Apple’s keynote to find out what the touchscreen fairies are bringing good little fanboys and girls. If you’re like me, you’ve been waiting with especially bated breath, because your handset is several years old, loses power faster than an overthrown dictator and inexplicably smells like fish tacos. In other words, it’s upgrade time, baby, and we all deserve the latest and greatest. This time around, however, Apple’s top-of-the-line iPhone will probably be more expensive than in years past. In addition to trumpet...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: John Patrick Pullen Tags: Uncategorized Apple iPhone iPhone 2017 iPhone 8 Tech in Real Life Source Type: news

Southern Health recruits new chief executive from neighbouring trust
A scandal hit mental health and community trust has hired its new chief executive from a neighbouring organisation. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - September 12, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

What Your Dreams Actually Mean, According to Science
If dreams were movies, they wouldn’t make a dime. They’re often banal, frequently fleeting and they’re screened for an audience of just one. As for the storyline? You’re in a supermarket, only it’s also Yankee Stadium, shopping with your second-grade teacher until she turns into Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Then you both shoot a bear in the cereal aisle. Somebody call rewrite. But dreams are vastly more complex than that, and if you’ve got a theory that explains them, have at it. The ancient Egyptians thought of dreams as simply a different form of seeing, with trained dreamers serving as seers ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized behavior dreams Freud health Jung mind psychology sleep the brain Source Type: news

Soil erosion in European Russia studied in a grant-funded project
(Kazan Federal University) The method is based on ground laser scanning and remote sensing or Earth. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 12, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

CT Radiation Exposure Much Lower for Kids at Pediatric Facilities CT Radiation Exposure Much Lower for Kids at Pediatric Facilities
Children who get a CT scan in non-pediatric-hospital (NPH) emergency room receive twice as much radiation as their peers who have the same imaging test at a pediatric trauma center (PTC), new findings show.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - September 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Brain imaging can't prove chronic pain
A task force of the International Association for the Study of Pain has concluded...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: fMRI, EEG may detect consciousness in TBI patients EEG device could reduce head CT scans Calif. center to explore proton therapy for pain relief Diagnosing chronic back pain: More than just looking at images MR spots reason for chronic groin pain, but may not alter management (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 11, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

MassDevice.com +5 | The top 5 medtech stories for September 11, 2017
Say hello to MassDevice +5, a bite-sized view of the top five medtech stories of the day. This feature of MassDevice.com’s coverage highlights our 5 biggest and most influential stories from the day’s news to make sure you’re up to date on the headlines that continue to shape the medical device industry. Get this in your inbox everyday by subscribing to our newsletters.   5. Medical device value: Here’s how you work it into your design Public and private payers are increasingly demanding that health providers manage their patient populations more effectively and efficiently. That means that m...
Source: Mass Device - September 11, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MassDevice Tags: News Well Plus 5 Source Type: news

J & J ’ s DePuy Synthes launches Trumatch titanium 3D-printed facial reconstruction implants
Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary DePuy Synthes said today it launched its Trumatch titanium 3D-printed implants designed for use in facial reconstructions in the US. The company said it inked an exclusive distribution deal with 3D-printer and software solution supplier Materialise as part of the launch. “DePuy Synthes offers advanced technologies for facial reconstruction, orthognathic surgery, distraction and cranial reconstruction. The addition of Titanium 3D-Printed Implants from Materialise will allow us to continue bringing these solutions to the marketplace, furthering our ability to advanc...
Source: Mass Device - September 11, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News depuysynthes johnsonandjohnson Source Type: news

The E.U. Agency Fighting Russia ’s Wildfire of Fake News with a Hosepipe
In 2015, as Russia plunged millions of dollars into an escalating disinformation campaign against the West, the European Union’s defense consisted of just one person. A former journalist had been seconded from the Czech Republic to the E.U.’s newly-established East StratCom Task Force, and was working furiously to de-bunk the Kremlin-backed fake news that flooded people’s inboxes, TV screens, and social media timelines. “[He was working] literally seven days a week,” said an E.U. official involved in the bloc’s strategic communications efforts, who asked for anonymity in order to speak f...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Charlotte McDonald-Gibson Tags: Uncategorized europe Source Type: news

Zimmer Biomet launches Persona partial knee replacement
Zimmer Biomet (NYSE:ZBH) said today that it launched its Persona customized partial knee replacement last month, touting it as the first jointly developed product since the $14 billion merger of Zimmer Holdings and Biomet in 2015. The Persona partial knee was developed using Zimmer Biomet’s Zibra anatomical modeling system, compiled from scans of thousands of bones, the Warsaw, Ind.-based orthopedics giant said. Persona launched globally August 31, Zimmer Biomet said. “The global introduction of the Persona partial knee system is the combined company’s first major product launch and fills a significa...
Source: Mass Device - September 11, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Orthopedics Wall Street Beat zimmerbiomet Source Type: news