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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

FDA absurdly claims that sun damage is a "disease" that can only be treated with prescription drugs and nothing else
(Natural News) It’s well-known that antioxidants can provide a myriad of health benefits — including protection against sunburn and the damage it causes. But according to the FDA, only drugs and creams that have been made by their industry masters can offer health benefits. Is toxic sunscreen really the only option consumers have when it...
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Letter: Employers can help direct care to high-quality, low-cost sites
To the Editor: We applaud the Massachusetts Employer-Led Coalition to Reduce Health Care Costs for their commitment to avoiding unnecessary emergency department visits and lowering the state’s total cost of care (Mass. business groups, insurers form coalition to save $100M in health care costs, May 30). As b usinesses work to control their health care costs, we encourage them to collaborate with primary care providers to improve employees’ health and motivate them to make healthy lifestyle…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Steven Strongwater Source Type: news

Statement relating to Student Disciplinary Hearing - 15 June
The University of Bristol is committed to freedom of speech and to the rights of all our students and staff to discuss difficult and sensitive topics, provided that this right is exercised responsibly, within the law, and with respect for others who may have differing views.
Source: University of Bristol news - June 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements; Press Release Source Type: news

Bristol researchers to benchmark medicine use across UK beef farms
Researchers at the University of Bristol are to quantify and compare farm animal medicine use within and across UK beef operations. The project aims to help demonstrate and communicate the gains made to consumers, processors, retailers and policy makers.
Source: University of Bristol news - June 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

New university report recommends science priorities for the decade ahead
The University Science Strategy Committee has issued a report with recommendations to bolster Yale ’s position as a leading global research university.
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Jefferson selects site for 25,000-square-foot bioprocessing institute
Thomas Jefferson University has found a home for its proposed educational and training center for biological manufacturing. The 25,000-square-foot facility, to be called The Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing, will open in the spring of 2019 at the Spring House Innovation Park in Lower Gwynedd, Pa. The institute will house programs to educate and train about 2,500 people, including biopharmaceutical professionals a nd bioprocessing engineering students, annually to produce potentially life-saving…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Women of Influence: Dr. Karen Cassidy, UnitedHealthcare
Get to know Women of Influence winner Dr. Karen Cassidy of UnitedHealthcare.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Source Type: news

IPEG Society News
Neuropsychobiology 2017;76:116 –116
Source: Neuropsychobiology - June 14, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research

Mindstrong Health raises $15m in Series B
Neurological-focused device start-up Mindstrong Health said today it raised $15 million in a Series B round of financing to support its neuropsychiatric treatment and diagnosis platform. Funds from the round will be used to help scale Mindstrong’s business and advance commercial deployments with its partners across a number of healthcare verticals, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based company said. “Mindstrong continues to show great progress in deploying solutions that improve behavioral healthcare by enabling providers to detect deterioration and deliver effective care early. We expect this to improve access and qual...
Source: Mass Device - June 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Funding Roundup mindstronghealth Source Type: news

Shocking details in IG report reveal James Comey, Peter Strzok and FBI agents plotted TREASON against America
(Natural News) Stunning details from the newly-released IG investigative report — download from the DOJ here — reveal a pattern of treason against the United States of America by James Comey, Peter Strzok and other deep state operatives inside the FBI and DOJ. Among other bombshell findings, the IG report revealed that FBI agent Peter...
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Source: Pediatric Health Associates - June 14, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

South Africa:MEC Helen Saul's-August On Ongoing Strike At Eastern Cape Health Facilities
[Govt of SA] Eastern Cape MEC for Health, Ms Helen Saul's-August reminds Health Professionals that they signed an oath to serve as well as the applicable conditions which allows for the grievances and disputes to be attended to.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Allergen in red meat, heart disease linked in study
Sensitivity to an allergen in red meat has been linked to heart disease, according to a study.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

South Africa:Removing Motsoaledi Will Not End the Health Crisis
[Daily Maverick] The rot in the healthcare system is far too deep for anything other than a fundamental overhaul and a deep cleansing of corrupt officials to do the trick.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Venus Medtech launches Venus pulmonary valve implant
Chinese heart valve maker Venus Medtech said today it launched its Venus P-Valve self-expanding pulmonary valve implant in Canada, touting that the first procedures with the valve have been performed in the region. The Venus P-Valve was designed for percutaneous use in native right ventricular outflow tracts, the Hangzhou-baesd company said, and is intended for patients who wish to avoid sternotomy and cardiopulmonary bypasses associated with traditional valve replacement surgeries. The first procedures were performed on two patients who had previously been treated with surgical patch correction for tetralogy of Fallot, ...
Source: Mass Device - June 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Cardiovascular Replacement Heart Valves Venus Medtech Source Type: news

Nigeria:Healthcare Experts Canvass Blood Donation to Save Lives
[Guardian] Abuja, Damaturu, Lagos -As Nigeria joins in marking World Blood Donor Day, the Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) has implored people to donate voluntarily to save lives.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 14, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Acute lower respiratory infection in guarani indigenous children, brazil
Conclusions: Higher proportion of viral processes was identified, as well as viral-bacterial co-infections. Coughing was a symptom indicative of bacterial infection, whereas chest retractions and tachypnea showed viral-bacterial ALRI. Part of the resolution of non-severe ALRI still occurs at hospital level; therefore, we concluded that health services need to implement their programs in order to improve indigenous primary care.
Source: Revista Paulista de Pediatria - June 14, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research

Mediterranean Diet study retracted and republished
How some journals and universities react when the need arises to set the record straight.
Source: CBC | Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Health insurance 'disruptor' hires CEO, signs deal with Penn Medicine
A former Philadelphia City Councilman is now at the helm of Homestead Smart Health Plans.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

Kaiser Permanente strikes deal for Emory Healthcare to treat patients
Emory Healthcare and Kaiser Permanente have struck a deal for Emory University Hospital Midtown and Emory Saint Joseph ’s Hospital to become the primary hospitals for Kaiser Permanente physicians and patients. Kaiser Permanente is Georgia’s largest non-profit health plan, with 375,000 members in 28 counties in metro Atlanta and four counties near Athens Kaiser Permanente members are expected to begin receivin g care at Emory University Hospital Midtown and Emory Saint Joseph’s Hospital in…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Ellie Hensley Source Type: news

Merz NA CEO talks plans from Raleigh HQ
After heading into 2018 with a new U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance and an expanded sales force, Merz NA has made a pair of new skincare line launches.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Jennifer Henderson Source Type: news

10 Minutes With... Nicole Castleberry, Wesley Healthcare
Nicole Castleberry is the new chief financial officer of Wesley Healthcare in Wichita.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Brittany Schowalter Source Type: news

Manglik named a 2018 Pew Biomedical Scholar
Aashish Manglik, MD, PhD, the newest member of the faculty of the UCSF School of Pharmacy ’sDepartment of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, wasnamed a Pew Biomedical Scholar on June 14.
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - June 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Levi Gadye Source Type: news

Fat and carb combo creates stronger food craving
When fat and carbohydrates are combined in a single food they are more neurologially rewarding, calorie for calorie, than foods with either energy source alone.
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

WATCH: What to do if you're stung by a jellyfish
The best way to treat a jellyfish sting is to: rinse the area with vinegar, remove visible tentacles and soak the skin in hot water.
Source: ABC News: Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Mevion Medical closes $150m funding round
Mevion Medical Systems said today it closed a $150 million financing round with funds slated to support the company’s proton therapy devices and to expand manufacturing. The round was led by YuanMing Capital and joined by Henan Maisheng Medical Technology and existing investors including HOPU Investments and China Everbright Limited, the Littleton, Mass.-based company said. Mevion said that funding would be used to support its proton therapy business and to expand the company’s manufacturing capabilities to meet an increased interest in its Hyperscan systems. Funding will also support the company’s expans...
Source: Mass Device - June 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Funding Roundup Wall Street Beat Mevion Medical Systems Source Type: news