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Endovascular Therapy and Ethnic Disparities in Stroke Outcomes
Conclusions: Despite unique baseline characteristics, African-Americans treated with ET for large vessel occlusion strokes have similar outcomes as Caucasians. Greater availability of ET may diminish the ethnic/racial disparities in stroke outcomes.Intervent Neurol 2018;7:389 –398
Source: Interventional Neurology - June 19, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: research

Cambridge biotech Sarepta tops $11B market cap on gene therapy data
Sarepta Therapeutics on Tuesday released promising data from a small, early-stage trial of its experimental gene therapy treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, showing that the drug significantly boosted an important muscle protein in three boys with the disease. Shares of Sarepta (Nasdaq: SRPT) soared Tuesday morning on the news, propelling its market cap from $6.9 billion to more than $11 billion briefly, before dropping back to $10.6 billion as of 11:15 a.m. The stock increase of 54 percent…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Max Stendahl Source Type: news

High rates of HIV and diabetes raise the risk of TB for South Africans
The heightened TB risk is likely due to the delayed immune response in people with diabetes, and the overall suppressed immunity in those living with HIV.
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Kenya:As Help From Cuba Arrives, Is There Only One Kenyan Doctor for Every 16,000 People?
[Africa Check] Claim
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

$100m alcohol study is cancelled amid pro-industry “bias”
Source: BMJ News - June 19, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Marriage tied to lower risk of fatal heart attacks and strokes
People who are married may be less likely to develop cardiovascular disease or die from a heart attack or stroke than individuals who aren't, a research review suggests.
Source: CBC | Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Marriage tied to lower risk of fatal heart attack and stroke
Married people may be less likely to develop cardiovascular disease or die from a heart attack or stroke than individuals who aren't, a research review suggests.
Source: CBC | Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option
Trump administration finalizes a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UNISON vows to fight for the Good Friday Agreement
UNISON vowed to support members in Northern Ireland and the union’s structures in the nation to defend the Good Friday Agreement and work for human rights, when its national delegate conference opened for business in Brighton this morning. Motions on delivering on the promise of the agreement, and protecting human rights and equality in Northern Ireland were at the top of the agenda as delegates began their discussions. In the year that marks the 20th anniversary of the agreement, Gabrielle Carton of Northern Ireland UNISON, told delegates that the union “has always fought for a just peace, not just the absence of viol...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article 2018 National Delegate Conference Northern Ireland Source Type: news

Morning Break: Smoking Rates Keep Falling; MERS Is Back; Too Much Sperm
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - June 19, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Further education colleges in crisis
UNISON vowed to continue to fight for further education jobs and to negotiate the best conditions for workers in the face of drastic and on-going cuts. Local government conference heard that with more than 30,000 UNISON members working in further education and sixth form colleges across the UK, there continues to be concerns about the future of FE provision. A recent National Audit office report revealed that more than half of all colleges are in deficit and could face an uncertain future. This is despite the sector having lost one million learners since 2009 and 16 to 18s receiving the same funding as they did in 1990. ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article 2018 Local Government Conference further education northern region Source Type: news

Cannes Lions: First Day Roundup
Creativity that’s closer to its audience was the order of this first day of the health track, writes Ian Ray, Head of Copy Pegasus. GSK’s Carlton Lawson set... The post Cannes Lions: First Day Roundup appeared first on Ashfield Healthcare.
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashfield Healthcare Communications Source Type: news

Who should NOT do the L. reuteri yogurt?
Because consumption of the L. reuteri yogurt made with the ATCC PTA 6475 and DSM 17938 strains work by raising levels of oxytocin (in addition to local probiotic benefits on reducing H. pylori and acid reflux, for example, unusual for its upper, not just lower, gastrointestinal benefits), there are people who probably should not consume the yogurt.. Oxytocin is a multi-faceted hormone whose levels decline as we age, much as does growth hormone and other hormones. But, among its many varied effects is the potential for causing uterine contraction. That is why oxytocin is administered to provoke delivery of a term infant: i...
Source: Wheat Belly Blog - June 19, 2018 Category: Cardiology Authors: Dr. Davis Tags: Undoctored Wheat Belly Lifestyle anti-aging healing oxytocin probiotic reuteri skin wrinkles Source Type: blogs

Gene signature in blood could aid early TB diagnosis
A gene signature in the bloodstream might determine whether someone is going to develop active tuberculosis, according to a new study.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Gene Therapy Appears ToReplaceMissing ProteinIn Muscular Dystrophy Patients
An experimental gene therapy appeared to dramatically increase the production of a muscle-making protein in three young boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a deadly and irreversible disease, according to results being presented by the drugmaker Sarepta Therapeutics at an investor event.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Matthew Herper, Forbes Staff Tags: NASDAQ:SLDB NASDAQ:SRPT NYSE:PFE Source Type: news

Uganda:Govt Demands More Control Over Aids NGOs
[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda Aids Commission (UAC) wants a greater role in regulating HIV/Aids non-governmental organisations (NGOs) operating in rural areas.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - June 19, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Class 4 medicines defect information: Bleo-Kyowa Powder for Solution Injection 15,000IU
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has issued a Class 4 medicines defect information drug alert for Bleo-Kyowa, Powder for Solution Injection.
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - June 19, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Medtronic, Nutrino update iPro2 myLog app for CGM
Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) and Nutrino said today that they’re launching an update for the iPro2 myLog app, the FoodPrint Report, designed to give diabetes patients an understanding of the link between meals and blood glucose fluctuations. Powered by Nutrino’s artificial intelligence platform for assessing personal nutrition, FoodPrint patients photograph each meal or snack during a six-day evaluation of continuous glucose monitoring. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Medtronic, Nutrino update iPro2 myLog app for CGM appeared first on MassDevice.
Source: Mass Device - June 19, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Diabetes Software / IT Medtronic Nutrino Source Type: news

Kenya:Cuban Doctors Head to Work After Court Clears Pathway
[Nation] The Employment and Labour Relations Court has dismissed two cases challenging hiring of Cuban doctors by the national government.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya:Mandera Sends Blood Samples to Kemri for Rift Valley Fever Test
[Nation] Mandera County government has sent five human blood samples to the Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) for testing of a range of diseases.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria:Young Umoru Needs N4 Million to Correct Hole in the Heart
[Guardian] Benin City -The joy in the family of Afekhide Umoru from Ososo in Akoko-Edo local government area of Edo State when doctors told him that his barely one year old marriage would soon produce an offspring as his wife, Vivian had become pregnant, is almost in ruins.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Some " Serious " Theoretical Writings That Favor NGDP Targeting
On Twitter last week Stephen Williamson wrote that he was “puzzled by the infatuation with NGDP targeting. We have good reasons to care about the path for the price level and the path for real GDP. Idea seems to be that if you smooth Py that you get optimal paths for P and y. That’s hardly obvious, and doesn’t fall out of any serious theory I’m awa re of.”I ’m not exactly sure what Stephen means by a “serious theory.” But if he means coherent and thoughtful theoretical arguments by well-respected (and presumably “serious”) economists, then there are all sorts of “serious theories” out there to which...
Source: Cato-at-liberty - June 19, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: George Selgin Source Type: blogs

Walgreens Partners With Humana On Primary Care For Seniors
Walgreens and Humana say they are partnering to operate “senior-focused primary care clinics” inside drugstores .
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:WBA NYSE:CVS NYSE:WMT NYSE:HUM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

Walgreens And Humana Partner On Senior Primary Care Clinics
Walgreens and Humana are partnering to operate “senior-focused primary care clinics” inside drugstores .
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Tags: NASDAQ:WBA NYSE:CVS NYSE:WMT NYSE:HUM NYSE:AET Source Type: news

State of the art imaging challenges our understanding of how platelets are made
Correlative light-electron microscopy is being used to increase our knowledge of how platelets are made in the body and the results are challenging previously held understandings.
Source: University of Bristol news - June 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience Source Type: news

Killer nurse abruptly quit job after narcotics went missing at long-term care home
Elizabeth Wettlaufer quit her job at Meadow Park Long-Term Care in London, Ont., the day after a large number of narcotics went missing. She spent the weekend in hospital after overdosing, a public inquiry heard.
Source: CBC | Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/London Source Type: news

Wettlaufer dressed up as Grim Reaper for Halloween at nursing home, inquiry told
When she dressed up as the Grim Reaper for the nursing home Halloween party, nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer raised eyebrows, but her colleagues say they didn't know she was killing residents by injecting them with insulin. Wettlaufer's strange sense of humour and her inappropriateness with staff were discussed Monday at the Ontario public inquiry into long-term care that continues today.
Source: CBC | Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/London Source Type: news

WATCH: How to keep summer side dishes light and healthy
Nutritionist Dawn Jackson Blatner shares some healthy swaps for favorite sides like mac and cheese, baked beans, potato salad and more.
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Nigeria:Female Medical Doctor Dies Over Unpaid Salaries in Kogi
[This Day] Lokoja -It was a sad day for staff of the Kogi State Specialist Hospital in Lokoja as the Head of Department of Internal Medicine, Dr. Chukwudibe Rosemary, suddenly died while another Dr. Idris Nuhu and three nurses slumped due to alleged exhaustion and over work.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Amgen Receives European Commission Approval To Add Overall Survival Data To BLINCYTO ® (blinatumomab) Label
BLINCYTO is the First-and-Only Approved Bispecific CD19-Directed CD3 T Cell Engager (BiTE®) Immunotherapy THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., June 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted a full marketing authorization for BLINCYTO® (blinatumomab) based on the overall survival (OS) data from the Phase 3 TOWER study in adult patients with Philadelphia chromosome-negative (Ph-) relapsed or refractory B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). "BLINCYTO is the first single agent immunotherapy to demonstrate superior overall survival benefit over standard...
Source: Amgen News Release - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

New technique fine-tunes treatment for severe epilepsy cases
A new advance in magnetoencephalography may be able to help surgeons more precisely target regions of the brain associated with epileptic seizures.
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

7 Surveys That Say A Lot About US Healthcare
Since 2017, Dr. Robert Pearl ' s newsletter " Monthly Musings On American Healthcare, " has surveyed readers on a variety of healthcare topics. Part two in this series concludes as readers weigh in on their healthcare concerns, their tax dollars and their hopes for the future of medicine.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Pearl, M.D., Contributor Source Type: news

Medicinal cannabis use to be reviewed by government
But Home Secretary Sajid Javid says the ban on recreational use of the drug will continue.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mauritius:Budget 2018-2019 Rs 12.2 Billion Earmarked to Uplift Health Care and Quality of Life
[Government of Mauritius] Government is determined to improving the quality of life and ensuring safety for everybody by investing in the health care sector, with a sum of Rs 12.2 billion earmarked in Budget 2018-2019.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 19, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

WATCH: Use of 'alternative' supplements on the rise for teens
Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses a new study that shows using probiotics, digestive aids and other non-vitamin supplements has doubled in recent years among teens.
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

New York Judge ' s Ruling Could Be Painful For Opioid-Makers Sued Over Addiction Crisis
The judge denied all of the arguments made by companies sued over their role in the opioid crisis, allowing claims made by New York counties to continue.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Legal Newsline, Contributor Source Type: news

What Would You Pay For Extra Years Of Perfect Health?
Will money help you live forever? Probably not, but the more money you have, the longer you will expect to live, a new study shows. The value of a few extra years of perfect health also increase as your net worth grows. How much would you pay for a longer life with perfect health?
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David Rae, Contributor Source Type: news

UK reviews medical marijuana ban after outcry over sick kids
The British government says it is reviewing its ban on cannabis-based medicines, but is rejecting calls to legalize marijuana for recreational use
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Govt Launches 'HIV Prevention' Pill
[The Herald] Government last week launched the pre-exposure prophylaxis strategy (PrEP), which is meant to reduce the risk of contracting HIV.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - June 19, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Govt Defers ARV Drug Roll-Out
[The Herald] Government has deferred the national roll-out of Dolutegravir -- an anti-retroviral drug for adolescent girls and women of child-bearing age --following reports from Botswana that the drug is associated with birth deformities in infants born to HIV-positive mothers taking the drug.
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - June 19, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Methadone and buprenorphine reduce risk of death after opioid overdose
NIH research confirms effective treatments for opioid use disorder are underutilized.
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 19, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Personalizing Medicine: the Case for Connecting the Dots Inside
The burgeoning market in personalized nutrition and personalized medicine has run to date mostly on premature, false promises. But the real promise in the domain is catching up.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David L. Katz, Contributor Source Type: news

Trump administration to propose "association health plans"
The plans would have to cover people with pre-existing condition ​s, but offer narrower benefits than required under the Obama-era health law
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: 'Gaming disorder' now designated as mental health condition
Dr. Dave Anderson of the Child Mind Institute shares advice for parents and people who are addicted to gaming.
Source: ABC News: Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Algorithm Predicts Very Low Blood Pressure During Surgery
TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 -- A machine-learning algorithm can predict hypotension during surgery based on high-fidelity arterial pressure waveform analysis, according to a study published online June 11 in Anesthesiology. Feras Hatib, Ph.D., from...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Pharmacologic Tx Should Be Used Sparingly for Reflux in Preemies
TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 -- Conservative measures to control reflux have limited effect on signs of gastroesophageal reflux (GER) in preterm infants, and pharmacologic treatments should be used sparingly, according to a clinical report published...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High Success Rates for Mitral Valve Repair With Robotic Surgery
TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 -- Robotic and minimally invasive (mini) approaches to mitral surgery are associated with high rates of mitral repair, although robotic patients have longer procedural time, according to a study published online June 18 in...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mental Health Declining for Disadvantaged U.S. Adults
TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 -- Mental health seems to be declining among Americans of low relative socioeconomic position, according to a study published online June 18 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Noreen Goldman, D.Sc., from...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Many Women Report Vasomotor Symptoms in Their 60s
TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 -- A substantial proportion of women older than 60 years may experience moderate-to-severe vasomotor symptoms (msVMS), according to a study published online May 7 in Menopause. Paru S. David, M.D., from the Mayo Clinic in...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Recent-Onset Diabetes Tied to Increased Pancreatic Cancer Risk
TUESDAY, June 19, 2018 -- Recent-onset diabetes is associated with more than a two-fold greater increase in risk of pancreatic cancer (PC) than long-standing diabetes in African-Americans and Latinos, according to a study published online June 18 in...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news