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Judge guts plaintiff ’ s case in 2nd Cook Medical IVC bellwether
An Indiana judge last week gutted the plaintiff’s case in the second bellwether trial in the multi-district litigation brought over Cook Medical‘s inferior vena cava filters. Tonya Brand sued Cook in 2014, alleging that the Celect IVC filter implanted prior to a spine procedure fragmented, sending the broken pieces into her thigh and near her spine. Her lawsuit included claims for  strict liability and negligent failure to warn, strict liability and negligent design defect, negligent manufacturing, negligence per se, breach of warranty, loss of consortium, and punitive damages. Cook filed for summary judgmen...
Source: Mass Device - December 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Featured Legal News Product Liability Vascular Cook Medical Source Type: news

Podcast: Can People With Mental Illness Be Happy?
 Those of us with mental illness are asked many questions about our feelings. For a lot of us, the most difficult one to answer is, “Are you happy?” It’s a difficult question to answer because happiness isn’t an easily defined concept. Most people assume that in order to be in recovery from mental illness a person must be happy. But is that really the case? Listen in to this episode to hear our thoughts on happiness, regret, and even a side story about Gabe’s first marriage.   SUBSCRIBE & REVIEW “People just want to be happy and normal, but there is no actual definition of either.” –...
Source: World of Psychology - December 10, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: A Bipolar, a Schizophrenic, and a Podcast Tags: A Bipolar, A Schizophrenic, and a Podcast Depression Happiness Schizophrenia Source Type: blogs

Shortfalls in bereavement training for neonatal nurses 'unacceptable'
All nursing and midwifery staff who come face to face with parents suffering the loss of a baby shortly after birth should receive training on how best to support them, charities have urged.
Source: Nursing Times - December 10, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Effective Treatment of Alzheimer ' s Disease Requires Targeting the Mechanisms of Aging
These days, an ever larger fraction of the research community is waking to the idea that the effective treatment of age-related disease requires approaches that target the mechanisms of aging. This is a good thing, as it begins to narrow the scope of advocacy within the research community to the task of steering scientists towards better rather than worse ways of going about targeting the mechanisms of aging. It remains the case that most of the better supported lines of work related to aging are, in effect, very challenging ways to produce only small benefits at the end of the day - most researchers are working on methods...
Source: Fight Aging! - December 10, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Reason Tags: Daily News Source Type: blogs

The Challenges of Xenotransplantation
Xenotransplantation from genetically engineered pigs to humans is one of the potential approaches that is hoped to provide an arbitrarily large supply of replacement organs. Whether or not this becomes a sizable industry depends on how long it takes for competing researchers to complete the alternative route of generating patient-matched new organs from cell samples. While the production of small functional organoids from patient samples is a going concern, the construction of entire organs continues to be held back by the inability to reliably generate the intricate blood vessel networks that are needed to supply large ti...
Source: Fight Aging! - December 10, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Reason Tags: Daily News Source Type: blogs

Improving professionalism will increase job satisfaction, says RCP
Source: BMJ News - December 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

South Africa: TAC Thanks Constitutional Court As It Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary
[News24Wire] The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) is celebrating 20 years of existence by leading a symbolic march to the Constitutional Court to thank it for what it has done for people living with HIV.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Independent Clinical Laboratories in Maryland May Need to Step-up Outreach with Hospitals as New CMS Program Launches Jan. 1
Clinical laboratory leaders will want to pay close attention to a significant development in Maryland. The state’s All-Payer Medicare program—the nation’s only all-payer hospital rate regulation system—is broadening in scope to include outpatient services starting Jan. 1. The expanded program could impact independent medical laboratories, according to the Maryland Hospital Association (MHA), which told Dark […]
Source: Dark Daily - December 10, 2018 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Management & Operations Uncategorized All-Payer Model anatomic pathology asthma Blue Cross and Blue Shie Source Type: news

Study: Almost ALL our genes are influenced by the food we eat
(Natural News) Clothes may make the man, but his diet goes into the genes that make up the man. The Francis Crick Institute News reported that the food we consume could affect nearly all of our genetic data. This yeast model was constructed by researchers from the University of Cambridge as well as the FCI. It indicated...
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As many as 8 MILLION children are kidnapped and trafficked into sex slavery every year by global pedophile network – of which MANY politicians are members
(Natural News) According to official statistics that you’ll never hear reported by the mainstream media, as many as 800,000 children in the United States, and eight million children globally, are being kidnapped and trafficked into sex slavery every single year as part of a massive pedophilia network that spans the entire world. And though it...
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Over a million people DIE from chemotherapy every year, but only 750,000 pass away from cancer – what's WRONG with this picture?
(Natural News) Chemical warfare on humanity was launched nearly a century ago by the American Medical Association when they eliminated nutrition classes from medical colleges and approval-stamped any chemical medication that came down the pike as the drug of choice for whatever ailment any doctor chose to manage for their “patients for life.” Then came...
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Modified citrus pectin can inhibit the growth and metastasis of prostate cancer and kill leukemia cells
(Natural News) Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer among American men, and statistics indicate that there are over two million prostate cancer survivors currently living in the United States. It is most common in men over the age of 65 and is rated as the second most common cause of cancer-related death in...
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do you have heart rate problems? Experts advise cutting down on sugar
(Natural News) Too much of anything is bad for you. This includes sugar, which can disrupt your health and lead to diseases if consumed in excess. A Center for Basic Metabolic Research news article even warns that eating too much sugar could aggravate existing problems with heart rate. This piece of advice comes from a...
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intermittent fasting for women: How it can help you, and the warning signs to watch out for
(Natural News) Intermittent fasting has become increasingly popular recently because of its rapid weight loss effect. Unlike other types of diet that focus on specific foods to eat, intermittent fasting focuses on the timing of eating, stretching the gaps between meals to allow for the benefits of fasting without being deprived of food completely. Intermittent...
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How drinking coffee reduces cancer risk
(Natural News) Many people can’t survive without the energy boost that their morning coffee provides. But if you’re not one of those people, there are many other reasons why you should start getting your daily dose of coffee. A review paper, which was published in the journal Scientific Reports, revealed that drinking coffee significantly reduces the risk...
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Malnutrition, Diseases Kill 30 Children in Nasarawa, 2000 Hospitalised
[Vanguard] Lafia -No fewer than 30 children have been confirmed dead, while more than 2,000 are currently receiving medical attention in various medical centres across Nasarawa State as a result of acute malnutrition and diseases that hit the state in the past three months.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Sudan to begin Ebola vaccinations as 'very high risk'
The WHO says the country is at "very high risk" in the current Ebola outbreak.
Source: ABC News: Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Scientists discover how birds and dinosaurs evolved to dazzle with colourful displays
Iridescence is responsible for some of the most striking visual displays in the animal kingdom. Now, thanks to a new study of feathers from almost 100 modern bird species, scientists have gained new insights into how this colour diversity evolved.
Source: University of Bristol news - December 10, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Nurse Specialist or Nurse Generalist?
Nurse specialists and nurse generalists are both common within the nursing profession and  21st-century healthcare, and both serve important purposes in patient care as well as non-clinical settings. What does it mean to choose to be a specialist or generalist? What are the repercussions for your nursing career? And how can one accomplish both?Note: pleaseclick here to listen to this blog post ' s companion podcast episode.Photo by wang dongxu on Unsplash.comNurse Specialists MatterIn both medicine and nursing, generalists and specialists both serve many important purposes. Choosing which one to be can be difficult bu...
Source: Digital Doorway - December 10, 2018 Category: Nursing Tags: careers healthcare careers nurse nurse career nurse careers nurses nursing nursing careers Source Type: blogs

Moderate or severe sleep apnea doubles risk of hard-to-treat hypertension in African-Americans
Treatment of sleep disorder might help improve blood pressure control in this high-risk group.
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - December 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Scientists discover how birds and dinosaurs evolved to dazzle with colourful displays
Iridescence is responsible for some of the most striking visual displays in the animal kingdom. Now, thanks to a new study of feathers from almost 100 modern bird species, scientists have gained new insights into how this colour diversity evolved.
Source: University of Bristol news - December 10, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Science, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Latest CyberKnife Treatment Planning System Improves Treatment Delivery Throughput
The CyberKnife® Treatment Planning System comes with VOLO™ Optimizer that helps in improving efficiency by reducing time for creating high quality treatment plans. The VOLO™ optimizer builds treatment planning methods with new tools for assisting in offering optimum clinical experience. It reduces SRS/SBRT treatment times and enables clinicians to generate and evaluate more plans each day. The system allows the clinicians to create plans for multiple cases in the same day.This story is related to the following:Clinical Medical Equipment
Source: Industrial Newsroom - Health, Medical and Dental Supplies - December 10, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Source Type: news

Fax machines banned from NHS as digital revolution picks up pace
Matt Hancock has banned the NHS from buying fax machines as part of his digital revolution of the health service.
Source: Nursing Times - December 10, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

RPS England welcomes Government review of polypharmacy
Commenting on the proposed review of polypharmacy ordered by the Health and Social Care Secretary, Chair of the English Pharmacy Board Sandra Gidley said:‘’Pharmacists across the health
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - December 10, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Roche vet named Gilead CEO — and Genentech boss moves to Switzerland — in shuffle of top Bay Area biotech execs
Gilead Sciences Inc. landed former Roche executive Daniel O'Day as its new CEO, and Genentech Inc.'s current CEO will take O'Day's role with Genentech's parent company in a game of musical chairs disclosed Sunday. The job shuffling has implications up and down the employment ranks of the Bay Area's two largest drug makers during critical times for both companies. Gilead (NASDAQ: GILD), based in Foster City, is set up for deeper moves into next-generation cancer drugs while South San Francisco's…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

New mothers and babies often detained in Slovak hospitals
An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma women vulnerable to racist abuse and physical violence
Source: ABC News: Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Roche vet named Gilead CEO — and Genentech boss moves to Switzerland — in shuffle of top Bay Area biotech execs
Gilead Sciences Inc. landed former Roche executive Daniel O'Day as its new CEO, and Genentech Inc.'s current CEO will take O'Day's role with Genentech's parent company in a game of musical chairs disclosed Sunday. The job shuffling has implications up and down the employment ranks of the Bay Area's two largest drug makers during critical times for both companies. Gilead (NASDAQ: GILD), based in Foster City, is set up for deeper moves into next-generation cancer drugs while South San Francisco's…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 10, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Health Highlights: Dec. 10, 2018
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Tap Water in Neti Pot Linked to Woman ' s Death from Brain-Eating Amoeba The use of tap water in a nasal-flushing Neti pot likely led to a...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AstraZeneca and Cancer Research UK launch Functional Genomics Centre to accelerate the discovery of new medicines
AstraZeneca today announced a new collaboration with Cancer Research UK to launch a centre of excellence in genetic screening, cancer modelling and big data processing aimed at accelerating the discovery of new cancer medicines. The Functional Genomics Centre will further develop CRISPR technology to better understand the biology of cancer,
Source: World Pharma News - December 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured AstraZeneca Business and Industry Source Type: news

'Unprecedented' drug shortages affecting many Canadians, new survey suggests
One in four people surveyed say they have either experienced a shortage of their medication, or know someone who has, as Canada grapples with a "dire" problem.
Source: CBC | Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

South Sudan: Healthcare and Frontline Workers To Be Vaccinated Against Ebola
[WHO] Juba -The Ministry of Health of the Republic of South Sudan with support from the World Health Organization (WHO), DFID, GAVI vaccine alliance and other partners, is set to vaccinate targeted healthcare and frontline workers operating in high risk states bordering the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) against Ebola virus disease (EVD) as part of national preparedness efforts.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Donor Breast Milk Timely Help for Premature Babies
[Monitor] It is common among mothers who give birth to premature babies [at fewer than 37 weeks] to find difficulty producing breast milk immediately. In this case, experts require specifically human breast milk to increase the baby's survival chances.
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 10, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Uganda: Hospital Deliveries Double in 16 Years, Says New Survey
[Monitor] Kampala -The number of women delivering in health facilities has doubled in the last 16 years, the Uganda Demographic and Health Survey (UDHS) report reveals.
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 10, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Roma mothers held in Slovak hospitals against their will
An AP investigation has found that women and their newborns in Slovakia are often unjustifiably detained in hospitals across the European Union country, breaking its own laws and leaving Roma women vulnerable to racist abuse and physical violence
Source: ABC News: Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Transplanted organs gave patients cancer
Two people developed cancer after organ donations from a woman who had the undetected disease.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AP Investigation: Slovak hospitals detain new moms, babies
Source: ABC News: Health - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Parkinson's: Dietary compound moves toxic protein from gut to brain
A new study describes how low levels of herbicide mixed with a common dietary compound can transport toxic proteins to the brain, causing Parkinsonism.
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - December 10, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

South Africa: Plant, Pick, Pack - Finding Mpumalanga's Missing Fruit Pickers
[Bhekisisa] In this province, the agricultural and mining sectors draw thousands of workers each year - and then they disappear. Here's why we need to find them.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 10, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Fighting 'Hidden Hunger' With Fortified Foods
[Africa Renewal] Lack of key nutrients in food impedes growth
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Plaudits for the Man Who Mends Women
[Africa Renewal] Celebrating Dr. Denis Mukwege: Nobel Peace Prize laureate 2018
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Breaking - 'Boys Club' At UNAIDS Allowed for Sexual Harassment and Bullying - Report
[Bhekisisa] The investigation of an independent panel recommends reviewing whether executive director Michel Sidib é should continue in his role.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 10, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Kenya: Counties Still in Sickbay Despite Equipment Scheme
[Nation] When the government launched the multibillion shilling medical equipment leasing plan in 2013, it was billed as an answer to the country's health challenges.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Antibiotics raise the risk of kidney stones by almost 30%, study finds
(Natural News) Kidney stones are supposed to be a rare occurrence in children. However, it is now considered an “epidemic” among the young, and that the overall incidence of kidney stones has increased by 70 percent in the past 30 years. A study published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology found that...
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stunning science finding obliterates previous understanding of how the brain is structured; it's NOT based on regions controlling body parts
(Natural News) The scientific community has long believed that the brain is organized by regions controlling specific organs and body parts. However, a recent study could shake this fundamental knowledge, stating that the brain might actually be organized by function and not merely by specific regions.  As part of the study, a research team from the University...
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could eating chili peppers actually help you live longer?
(Natural News) If you’re a fan of spicy foods, you’re in luck: Research from the University of Vermont indicates that consuming red chili peppers may just help you live longer. It may not always feel like you’re going to live longer after you’ve consumed a very spicy meal, but it seems that those hot peppers...
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New member proposed for election to Roche Board of Directors
Roche today announced that at its December meeting the Board of Directors (BoD) of Roche Holding Ltd decided on first proposals for approval by the Annual General Meeting (AGM), scheduled for 5 March 2019.
Source: Roche Media News - December 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Changes to the Roche Corporate Executive Committee
Roche today announced that Daniel O ’Day, CEO Roche Pharmaceuticals and member of the Corporate Executive Committee, will be stepping down from his role as of 31 December 2018.
Source: Roche Media News - December 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Pharmaceutical Society Sends SOS to Govt
[The Herald] The Pharmaceutical Society of Zimbabwe has called on Government to capacitate Natpharm and CAPS and to avail more foreign currency to deal with drug shortages. They also called for a consistent supply of foreign currency to enable them to import critical drugs and ensure patients have access to affordable medicines.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Resilience In The Face of Disruption: The Health Services Perspective
A turbulent market demands that companies innovate in order to survive – this is true across industries. What does it mean for health services?
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 10, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Strategy & , part of the PwC network, Contributor Source Type: news

Millions of low-risk people with diabetes may be testing their blood sugar too often
(Michigan Medicine - University of Michigan) For people with Type 2 diabetes, testing blood sugar levels becomes part of everyday life. But a new study suggests that some of them test more often than they need to. Fourteen percent of people with Type 2 diabetes who don't require insulin are buying enough test strips to test their blood sugar two or more times a day -- when they don't need to test nearly that frequently according to medical guidelines.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 10, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news