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Preceptis Medical closes Series B
Preceptis Medical said yesterday it closed a Series B round of financing to help support its Hummingbird tympanostomy tube system designed for pediatric ear tube placement procedures. The Plymouth, Minn.-based company’s Hummingbrid TTS tympanostomy tube system is designed to reduce pain for pediatric patients undergoing ear tube procedures, allowing moderate, conscious sedation with no need for general anesthesia. Preceptis said the Series B financing round was led by Montesy Helen Limited, and will support the expansion of the company’s commercial infrastructure, the completion of an office study and for developm...
Source: Mass Device - June 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Funding Roundup Otolaryngology Ear, Nose & Throat Preceptis Medical Source Type: news

Fewer US teens smoking, doing drugs ... and drinking milk
Survey shows fewer US teens smoking, doing drugs and drinking milk
Source: ABC News: Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Yes, There ' s a Doctor on Board -- and She ' s a Family Physician
Kim Yu, M.D., writes that two in-flight emergencies during an international flight taught her important lessons about teamwork, collaboration and communication.
Source: AAFP News - June 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Feeling Hangry? Study Says It ’ s A Real Thing
(CBS LOCAL) — Have you ever found yourself getting angry after not eating food for a long time? It turns out that being “hangry” is a legitimate condition. According to a new study conducted by doctoral students at the University of North Carolina, operating on an empty stomach can create a negative emotional response. “We all know that hunger can sometimes affect our emotions and perceptions of the world around us,” said Jennifer MacCormack, a doctoral student at the department of psychology and neuroscience at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and lead author of the study. ̶...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Offbeat Local TV talkers Source Type: news

Early-stage Respiratory Syncytial Virus vaccine trial begins
Phase 1 study will enroll a small group of healthy adult volunteers.
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study: Better fluoridated water access leads to less tooth decay
U.S. children and adolescents with greater access to fluoridated drinking water are less likely to experience dental decay, according to a new analysis of data.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves First Generic Versions of Suboxone Sublingual Film, Which May Increase Access to Treatment for Opioid Dependence
June 14, 2018 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first generic versions of Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone) sublingual film (applied under the tongue) for the treatment of opioid dependence. “The FDA is taking new...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Children Can Drink Clear Fluids Until One Hour Before Anesthesia
THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 -- On the day of surgery it is practical to allow children to drink until one hour before anesthesia, according to a special interest article published online April 27 in Pediatric Anesthesia. Mark Thomas, M.B.B.Chir., from...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

E-Cigarette Flavorings May Impair Vascular Function
THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 -- Flavoring additives used in electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) may have adverse effects on blood vessels, according to a study published online June 14 in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. Jessica L....
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Foods With Fat and Carbohydrate Are More Highly Valued
THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 -- Foods containing fat and carbohydrate are more highly valued than those with only fat or carbohydrate, and this potentiated reward is associated with response in brain areas critical for reward valuation, according to a...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AMA: Federal Government Must Tackle Rising Insulin Prices
THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 -- U.S. officials need to take action to control spiking insulin prices, the American Medical Association (AMA) says. The Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department should monitor insulin pricing and market...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AMA President Calls Physicians to Lead in Addressing Gun Violence
THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 -- The issue of gun violence must be addressed by the physician leadership scientifically, in an evidence-based manner, according to remarks issued by the president of the American Medical Association (AMA) at the...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The places where HIV shows no sign of ending, and the parts of the human brain that are bigger —in bigger brains
Nigeria, Russia, and Florida seem like an odd set, but they all have one thing in common: growing caseloads of HIV. Science Staff Writer Jon Cohen joins host Sarah Crespi to talk about this week ’s big read on how the fight against HIV/AIDS is evolving in these diverse locations. Sarah also talks with Armin Raznahan of the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, Maryland, about his group’s work measuring which parts of the human brain are bigger in bigger brains. Adult human b rains can vary as much as two times in size—and until now this expansion was thought to be evenly distributed. However, the team fo...
Source: Science Magazine Podcast - June 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Science Tags: Scientific Community Source Type: podcasts

Cochrane Epilepsy seeks PhD Student - Europe
In this PhD, Individual Participant Data will be collected from eligible RCTs of add-on treatment in patients with refractory epilepsy. Statistical issues for the analysis of these trials will be explored and a network meta-analysis undertaken using the most efficient and statistically reliable methods. It is anticipated that the characteristics of trials and their participants will have changed over time due to the changing global nature of epilepsy research, the widening population of available AEDs, and changes in the classification and management of epilepsy. Patients within, and across, trials will also differ in the ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 14, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

FDA rejects Mylan ’ s Advair generic in win for GSK
Shares in Mylan (NSDQ:MYL) dropped -5% yesterday after the pharmaceutical company revealed that it received the dreaded ‘complete response letter’ from the FDA, denying its application for a generic version of GlaxoSmithKline‘s (NYSE:GSK) blockbuster Advair respiratory drug. Canonsburg, PA-based Mylan noted that the CRL was due to “minor deficiencies” identified in its application and that it expects to wait until it receives the full notice on June 27 to determine how the rejection will impact its 2018 financial outlook. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. Th...
Source: Mass Device - June 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Respiratory Wall Street Beat GlaxoSmithKline plc Mylan Novartis Source Type: news

Book excerpt: "What the Eyes Don't See," on the Flint water scandal
Writing on the public health crisis affecting Michigan residents, pediatrician Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha says that resilience "isn't a trait that you have or don't have. It's learned"
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inside the AEF, the climate denial group hosting Tony Abbott as guest speaker
The Australian Environment Foundation has secured a former prime minister to speak. But what does it actually do?Securing a former prime minister to speak at your organisation is no doubt a coup for many groups.Singapore ’s Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy recently got Kevin Rudd. Australia’s Nelson Mandela Day committee has snaffled Julia Gillard for their next annual lecture.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Graham Readfearn Tags: Environment Climate change Climate change scepticism Tony Abbott Australia news Science Source Type: news

Human activity making mammals more nocturnal, study finds
Research involving 62 species found mammals spent relatively less time being active during the day when humans were nearbyHuman disturbance is turning mammals into night owls, with species becoming more nocturnal when people are around, research has revealed.The study, encompassing 62 species from around the globe, found that when humans were nearby, mammals spent relatively less time being active during the day and were more active at night - even among those already classed as nocturnal.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Wildlife Animal behaviour Biology Animals Environment Science World news Source Type: news

Fewer US teens smoking, doing drugs and drinking milk
Survey shows fewer US teens smoking, doing drugs and drinking milk
Source: ABC News: Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

TheraNova, UCSF Surgical Innovations ink collab accelerator deal
Medical device innovation firm TheraNova said this week it is partnering with incubator-accelerator UCSF Surgical Innovations to help co-develop device tech intended to address unmet patient needs. The partnership will establish collaboration between both sites, allowing parties to utilize UCSF’s intellectual and clinical environment and TheraNova’s product development capabilities and knowledge, the San Francisco-based companies said. “As industry director of the UC Berkeley-UCSF Master of Translational Medicine program I have been impressed with the caliber of both the students and the faculty. With thi...
Source: Mass Device - June 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Research & Development Source Type: news

Resistance exercise linked to reduced depression symptoms
Resistance training was associated with a reduction in depression symptoms regardless of how often people exercised, a research review suggests.
Source: CBC | Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Commercially available exoskeletons should be used with caution by workers doing heavy lifting
(Natural News) An exoskeleton may sound cool, but too much use can give you a painful back. This is what researchers found in a study by the Ohio State University published in the journal Applied Ergonomics. The study followed 12 volunteers who were made to use two pneumatic tools: A torque wrench weighing about 10...
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low amounts of testosterone put men at risk of chronic diseases, even if they're young
(Natural News) Men of all ages are at risk of chronic disease if their testosterone levels are low, according to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports. In the study, a team of researchers from the University of Michigan and the University of Florida looked at the relationship between testosterone, age, and chronic disease. The research team...
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Have a large waistline? You most likely have a vitamin D deficiency, according to this study
(Natural News) If you’re overweight, there are plenty of things you might worry about, from looking good in your clothes and brushing off cruel comments, to avoiding the serious health problems associated with your weight, like diabetes and cancer. However, a new study points to an often-overlooked issue facing many obese people that can have...
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cath Lab Recap: Another Isuprel Generic; Top Economic Advisor Stented
(MedPage Today) -- Interventional cardiology news to note
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - June 14, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Why a major study on the Mediterranean diet was retracted
"There's no fraud here as far as we can tell. But we needed to correct the record"
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mysterious galactic radiation pinned on nanodiamonds
Spinning hydrogen-coated clusters of carbon atoms may be source of anomalous microwave emission spotted around our galaxy
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - June 14, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Sam Lemonick Source Type: research

Gene therapy reverses rat's paralysis
Experts say the findings could be life-changing for millions of patients.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mechanisms for catalytic CO oxidation on platinum found at last
New surface chemistry method answers mechanistic questions that have eluded chemists for 40 years
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - June 14, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Stu Borman Source Type: research

Researchers develop bacteria that may treat constipation
Genetically engineered bacteria may prove to be an effective treatment for constipation after it helped treat the condition in mice, according to a new study.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trial: Using nicotine patches before quitting smoking may not help
If smokers use nicotine patches four weeks before quitting, there is no sufficient evidence it leads to long-term smoking abstinence, according to a study.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acute Insomnia Found to Be Common Among Good Sleepers
~ 75 percent of those with acute insomnia recover good sleep; ~ 6 percent develop chronic insomnia
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 14, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Psychiatry, Conference News, Source Type: news

Current Prescription Drug Pricing Practices: Lessons In Obfuscation
A more transparent system of prescription drug pricing would lead to a better alignment of price and value.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Joshua Cohen, Contributor Source Type: news

House passes bill to ease addiction workforce shortage
A bipartisan effort to encourage more people to enter jobs in the substance abuse treatment field cleared the U.S. House this week as lawmakers considered a series of bills  aimed at addressing issues related to the opioid epidemic. U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark, a Democrat from Massachusetts, who sponsored the legislation with Kentucky Republican Rep. Hal Rogers, praised lawmakers for unanimously approving the measure that seeks to offer student loan repayment ben efits to those who agree to work…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Shannon Young Source Type: news

How Do You Convince an Alzheimer's Patient They Need Help?
Dotty never knew she had Alzheimer's. In the beginning when I was trying to explain this to her one of three things happened -- she became angry and said mean things to me, she started crying, or she went into the bedroom and wouldn't come out.How to Convince an Alzheimer's Patient They Need Help?A reader came to the Alzheimer's Reading Room from Google after entering the search term above.The person searching for an answer to their question was clearly determined and sophisticated because h/she searched across several pages on the Alzheimer's Reading Room until they landed onArticle -Ten Tips for Communicating with an Alz...
Source: Alzheimer's Reading Room, The - June 14, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: alzheimer communication alzheimers care care of dementia patients dementia care dotty elderly dementia care help with dementia how to alzheimer how to convince Source Type: blogs

LivaNova wins FDA nod for Memo 4D mitral annuloplasty ring
LivaNova (NSDQ:LIVN) said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its Memo 4D semi-rigid mitral annuloplasty ring, and said that the device has been used in its first commercial procedure. The Memo 4D mitral annuloplasty ring is a next-generation device designed for treating patients with mitral regurgitation, and is available in sizes from 24 mm to 42 mm, the London-based company said. “Memo 4D simplifies and standardizes degenerative complex mitral valve repair, facilitates minimally invasive surgical approaches and preserves the mobility of the mitral valve leaflets. The new larger sizes allow us to treat more pati...
Source: Mass Device - June 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Cardiovascular Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Regulatory/Compliance LivaNova Source Type: news

Why Fats And Carbs Together Are The Brain ' s Weakness
The combination of carbs and fat isn ’t found in nature, except in one ‘food.’ But the brain sure craves it.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Why Fats And Carbs Together Trigger Craving In The Brain
The combination of carbs and fat isn ’t found in nature, except in one ‘food.’ But the brain sure craves it.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Alice G. Walton, Contributor Source Type: news

Nigeria:Threats of Ebola, Polio, Other Emerging Infectious Diseases Persist
[Guardian] Despite reports that the ongoing outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is under control, the World Health Organisation (WHO), health officials and the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) are cautiously optimistic.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Hospital waiting list in England highest since 2007
More than four million people in England are waiting for operations including hip and knee replacements.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OncoBreak: HPV Vax and Cancer; Machine Spots Lymphedema; Risky Gene Editing
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - June 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Kids in these U.S. "hotspots" vulnerable to vaccine-preventable disease
Parents opting out of vaccinating their children for non-medical reasons is rising and putting others at risk, new research finds
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Foods with carbs and fats together make the brain light up more, study finds
The study took brain scans while people viewed and selected various foods.
Source: ABC News: Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Cannabis addiction 'rising among women and over 40s'
An increase in the potency of the drug could be behind the rise, researchers say.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking chilled yerba mate can help you achieve your weight loss goals
(Natural News) According to a study, one simple change can help increase the benefits of yerba mate tea. Swiss researchers have determined that drinking chilled yerba mate tea, instead of hot tea, can help individuals lose weight. Yerba mate tea, which is similar to green tea, is a caffeinated and bitter-tasting drink that originates from South...
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS groups welcome immigration change for doctors and nurses
It follows warnings a cap on non-EU doctors and nurses made it hard to fill vacancies in the NHS.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Cincinnati doctors sign on to recommend medical marijuana
Ohio ’s State Medical Board on Wednesday approved more physicians for certificates to recommend medical marijuana to their patients. Among the names newly added to the list are 15 doctors in Greater Cincinnati. Doctors with the certification may recommend – not “prescribe” – marijuana for pati ents diagnosed with 21 approved conditions such as cancer and chronic severe pain.  The local physicians that have been added to the list are: James Bingham, Cincinnati Shayla Pullen, Cincinnati Zeeshan…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Erin Caproni Source Type: news

Blood test predicts coronary disease patients' death risk
For the first time, researchers developed a blood test to predict long-term risk of a heart attack and death among those with severe coronary artery disease.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Terminator REBOOTING: Smart microchip can self-start and operate even when the battery runs out
(Natural News) Singaporean scientists have unveiled a smart microchip that will keep running long after its battery runs empty. The new BATLESS has an integrated solar cell that can get power from dim lighting, and its power management features let it start and run itself, an article in Science Daily states. The new chip will...
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brisk walking for 3 hours a week can reduce your risk of heart disease
(Natural News) Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Research indicates that to cut your risk of contracting heart- and blood vessel-related health conditions, walking makes for a simple but effective start. A study conducted in the U.S. sought to find how walking fared as a means to curb the risk...
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news