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ASAP Understanding Molecular Drivers of Melanin Binding To Support Rational Design of Small Molecule Ophthalmic Drugs
Journal of Medicinal ChemistryDOI: 10.1021/acs.jmedchem.8b01281
Source: Journal of Medicinal Chemistry - November 13, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Paulina Jakubiak, Michael Reutlinger, Patrizio Mattei, Franz Schuler, Arto Urtti, Rub én Alvarez-Sánchez Source Type: research

ASAP Extracting Vapor Pressure Data from Gas –Liquid Chromatography Retention Times. Part 2: Analysis of Double Reference Approach
Journal of Chemical& Engineering DataDOI: 10.1021/acs.jced.8b00699
Source: Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data - November 13, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Bohum ír Koutek, Michal Fulem, Tomáš Mahnel, Pavel Šimácek, Kvetoslav Ružicka Source Type: research

Structure of fossil-fuel source rocks is finally decoded
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) A team of researchers in France and at MIT has taken the first three-dimensional images of kerogen's internal structure, with a level of detail more than 50 times greater than has been previously achieved. The images should allow more accurate predictions of how much oil or gas can be recovered from any given formation.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 13, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Spiritual first responders hit the streets amid drug crisis
Clergy members become spiritual first responders in the opioid crisis
Source: ABC News: Health - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Britain's first specialist wound hub to open
Terror attack victims and injured soldiers are to benefit from research at the Birmingham centre.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Federal Judge Remands LTD Claim To Administrator For New Determination
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A disability insurer must reconsider a long-term disability (LTD) claim after reviewing the claimant's Social Security disability benefits records because the insurer represented to the claimant that the Social Security records would be considered as part of the review of the claimant's appeal, an Arkansas federal judge said Oct. 18 in remanding the claim to the administrator (Michael Buquoi v. United States Life Insurance Co., No. 18-093, E.D. Ark., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 179172).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Issue Of Fact Exists As To Whether Disability Insurer's Determination Was Reasonable
PHOENIX - A disability claimant's bad faith claim and request for punitive damages can proceed because the claimant presented an issue of fact as to whether the insurer's termination of disability benefits was reasonable, an Arizona federal judge said Nov. 1 in denying the insurer's motion for summary judgement (Kelly Ann Tyler v. United States Life Insurance Co., et al., No. 16-939, D. Ariz., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 187001).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Termination Of Disability Benefits Did Not Amount To Bad Faith, Judge Says
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - A Pennsylvania federal judge on Nov. 2 granted a motion for summary judgment filed by the insurers in a disability dispute after determining that the claimant failed to prove that the termination of his benefits was unreasonable and made in bad faith (Dr. Robert Brugler v. Unum Group, et al., No. 15-1031, M.D. Pa., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 187836).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Disability Insurer Did Not Breach Policy Terms, Judge Says In Dismissing Complaint
UTICA, N.Y. - A disability claimant's breach of contract suit must be dismissed because the disability insurer did not breach the terms of the long-term disability (LTD) policy when it terminated the claimant's benefits at age 65, a New York federal judge said Oct. 30, noting that the insurer paid the maximum period of payment per the terms of the policy (Vincent J. Krocka v. Mutual of New York Insurance Co., No. 18-830, N.D. N.Y., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 185173).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Magistrate: Termination Of LTD Benefits Was Reasonable Based On Evidence
SALT LAKE CITY - A Utah federal magistrate judge on Oct. 9 denied a disability claimant's motion for summary judgment after determining that the disability insurer's termination of long-term disability (LTD) benefits was reasonable and is supported by substantial evidence (Jon E. Sadler v. United of Omaha Life Insurance Co., No. 17-979, D. Utah, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 174428).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Disability Claimant's Benefits Were Not Wrongfully Terminated, Judge Says
MINNEAPOLIS - A claimant's long-term disability (LTD) benefits were not wrongfully terminated because the record shows that the evidence supports the plan's determination that the claimant was not disabled from working in any occupation, a Minnesota federal judge said Oct. 9 (Doris Rogers v. Eaton Corp., et al., No. 17-4391, D. Minn., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 173580).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Medical Evidence Supports Disability Plan's Limitation Of Benefits, Judge Says
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A disability insurer's conclusion that a claimant suffered from chronic fatigue syndrome, which limited long-term disability benefits to 24 months, and not from symptoms of Lyme disease was not unreasonable based on the medical evidence in the administrative record, a District of Columbia federal judge said Nov. 7 (Wesley Loucka v. Lincoln National Life Insurance Co., No. 17-1375, D. D.C., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 190935).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Federal Judge Grants Disability Insurer's Motion For Judgment On Pleadings
BOSTON - A Massachusetts federal judge on Oct. 16 granted a disability insurer's motion for judgment on the pleadings in a U.S. Army veteran's class action alleging that the insurer wrongfully offset disability benefits payable under its policy by disability benefits received from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs after determining that the remaining claims cannot stand based on the court's prior ruling that the offset was permitted under the plan (Marco Martinez v. Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, No. 16-12154, D. Mass., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 178188).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Supplemental Plan Is Governed By ERISA, 3rd Circuit Determines
PHILADELPHIA - A supplemental disability plan offered by a disability claimant's former employer is governed under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act because the claimant failed to prove that a reasonable employee would view the supplemental plan as a third-party offering not affiliated with the employer, the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals said Oct. 5 (Kevin M. McCann, M.D. v. Unum Provident, et al., No. 16-2014, 3rd Cir., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 29638).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Disability Claimant Awarded $20,000 In Attorney Fees Incurred As A Result Of Appeal
SAN FRANCISCO - The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Oct. 4 awarded a disability claimant $20,000 in attorney fees incurred in his appeal over a dispute regarding the claimant's entitlement to own-occupation long-term disability (LTD) benefits (Dave Nagy v. Group Long Term Disability Plan for Employees of Oracle America Inc., et al., Nos. 16-16160, 9th Cir., 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 28166).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Disability Claimant Failed To Prove That Exhaustion Of Remedies Would Be Futile
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - An Iowa federal judge on Oct. 16 granted a disability insurer's motion to dismiss a claim alleging wrongful denial of long-term disability (LTD) benefits because the claimant failed to exhaust all administrative remedies under the LTD policy and failed to prove that exhaustion would be futile (Brandy J. Sievers v. United of Omaha Life Insurance Co., No. 18-3048, N.D. Iowa, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 177259).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Judge Strikes Claimant's Exhibit, Says Letter Is Not Part Of Administrative Record
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - A Missouri federal judge on Oct. 24 granted a disability insurer's motion to strike a letter offered as an exhibit to a claimant's complaint after determining that the letter, which states that the claimant's disability was not caused by a pre-existing condition, is not part of the administrative record because the claimant failed to provide the letter to the insurer during the administrative appeal process (Stacey Waite v. Sun Life Assurance Co., No. 18-208, E.D. Mo., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 182354).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Judge Grants Motion To Exclude Documents Filed After Claimant Initiated Suit
NEW ORLEANS - A Louisiana federal judge on Oct. 31 granted a disability claimant's motion to exclude documents generated after a lawsuit was filed against the disability insurer because the administrative record closed after the claimant filed suit (Anne Wittmann v. Unum Life Insurance Company of America, No. 17-9501, E.D. La., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 186064).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Disability Insurer Ordered To Produce Information Related To Reviewing Physicians
NEW YORK - A disability insurer must produce the salaries paid to its reviewing physicians in addition to the curriculum vitae for each reviewing physician because the information is relevant to the determination of whether the insurer's denial of a long-term disability claim was reasonable, a New York federal magistrate judge said Nov. 6 (Michele Weinberg v. Unum Life Insurance Company of America, No. 17-8976, S.D. N.Y., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 189792).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Disability Suit Must Be Transferred From New Jersey To Tennessee Federal Court
NEWARK, N.J. - A disability claimant's suit alleging wrongful denial of long-term disability (LTD) benefits must be transferred from New Jersey federal court to Tennessee federal court because the alleged breach of the terms of the plan occurred in Tennessee and the parties' interests weigh in favor of transfer to Tennessee federal court, a New Jersey federal magistrate judge said Oct. 31 (Wesley Gonce v. Prudential Insurance Company of America, No. 18-8662, D. N.J., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 186905).
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Disability Insurance Legal News - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Wireless Wearables: Challenges to Tackle
Wearable medical device usage by healthcare consumers has almost quadrupled in the past four years. It is up from nine percent in 2014 to 33 percent today, according to a survey released by Accenture. And the global market for these devices is projected to reach $12.1 billion by 2021, according to a study conducted by Markets and Markets, with the United States representing the largest market worldwide. These products increasingly rely on wireless communications to transmit and receive data from controllers or smartphones. Those wireless technologies include something familiar to those who use consumer electronics, Bluetoo...
Source: MDDI - November 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Susan Shepard Tags: BIOMEDevice San Jose Digital Health Source Type: news

Baby care: RCOG finds average of seven factors behind each stillbirth, neonatal death, and brain injury
Source: BMJ News - November 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Concern about NHS is key factor in shift in views on Brexit
Source: BMJ News - November 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

US doctors react to criticism from National Rifle Association
Source: BMJ News - November 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Robot assisted surgery is blamed for heart patient ’s death
Source: BMJ News - November 13, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

5 Reasons why ashwagandha is an amazing healing herb
(Natural News) Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is often described as the king of Ayurvedic herbs, and for good reason. This medicinal herb can provide the body with a lot of benefits. Some examples include lowering blood sugar levels, improving brain function, reducing inflammation, and even preventing anxiety and depression. Many people consider it to be an adaptogen, which...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Desert ginseng found to protect against premature ovarian failure in menopausal women, usually caused by medical treatment
(Natural News) Menopause is a natural event in the life of a woman in which the reproductive system starts to “shut down,” when the menstruation cycle ceases. Because of the side effects that come with menopause, treatments such as hormone therapy have been created (but they also come with side effects). Likewise, premature ovarian failure...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Cameroonian medicinal plant can keep your liver healthy and prevent acute hepatitis
(Natural News) A study published in the BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine offers a new insight into how traditional medicine uses plants to full effect, especially in preventing certain conditions. In particular, researchers from the Université Lille Nord de France and Université de Yaoundé I have found that a local plant called the abenelanga (Neoboutonia velutina P.) is able to protect the...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I feel really bad when I hurt my mum'
Families with autistic children say they struggle to get support to cope with violent outbursts.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis for Non-Intubated Thoracic Surgery.
CONCLUSIONS NIVATS has a more rapid and stable recovery in the PACU, and has no significant influence on oxygenation, but is more likely to cause postoperative radiologic complications. PMID: 30415268 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Medical Science Monitor - November 13, 2018 Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research

Call for UK ban on 'grotesquely sugary' freakshakes
Action on Sugar surveyed milkshakes on sale in the UK - one contained 39 teaspoons of sugar.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5-Year Data for IN.PACT Drug-Coated Balloon in SFA Show Improved Outcomes Over Standard PTA
At last week's Vascular Interventional Advances (VIVA) Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Medtronic presented five-year final outcomes from its IN.PACT SFA Trial. Of note: Medtronic is the first company to present long-term five-year outcomes for a commercially-available drug-coated balloon (DCB). The data not only reinforced the safety, durability, and efficacy of the IN.PACT Admiral DCB, as seen in previous studies, but also reaffirmed its use as a frontline therapy for the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD).
Source: News from Angioplasty.Org - November 13, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

WATCH: New AHA guidelines for battling high cholesterol and heart disease
Researchers are recommending doctors be more aggressive with statins to lower cholesterol.
Source: ABC News: Health - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: WNT Source Type: news

'Disturbing' self-harm rates and violence at youth prisons
A reform charity says new figures "illustrate in graphic detail why prison is no place for a child".
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How a Vietnam Veteran Learned to Live With Hearing Loss
Tony Seahorn ’s fellow soldiers, medics, commander and doctors all assured him that the incessant ringing in his ears would stop. ... It didn't. ... It was 1968 and Seahorn, an Army communications o...
Source: AARP.org News - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

From Cancer CTs to Pap Smears, Find the Health Tests Right for You
When DiAnne Spain, 66, received a call offering her a free heart scan, she jumped at the opportunity. ... But first, to get her scan, the Orange County, Calif., resident had to sit through an hour-...
Source: AARP.org News - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Be on High Alert for Medicare Enrollment Scams
Getty Images ... As Medicare ’s 60 million beneficiaries pore over their choices for coverage for everything from medical services to prescription drugs, government officials warn that this is prime...
Source: AARP.org News - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Addressing Aging Skin Issues: Rosacea, Dry Skin, Tags and More
Don't give up on having a great complexion. ... Learn how to banish redness, bumps and spots ... Getty Images ... Whether you ’ve coasted for decades with a flawless complexion or bumped along with ...
Source: AARP.org News - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Retired Workers are Going Back to Former Employers
GETTY IMAGES ... With a tight labor market and an unemployment rate floating around 3.7 percent, there are signs that some employers facing worker shortages are more willing to rehire their retiree...
Source: AARP.org News - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Monty Python's John Cleese's Five Fun Thoughts on Aging
J örg Carstensen/picture alliance via Getty Images ... John Cleese, still making TV shows and movies at 79, says he got his start in comedy when he realized that he could deflect his schoolmates' te...
Source: AARP.org News - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

A Beginner's Guide to Investing in Bonds
The investments are simple, but often misunderstood ... The U.S. stock market lost 7.29 percent in October, translating to a $2.4 trillion loss for the month, according to Wilshire Associates Inc.
Source: AARP.org News - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

A 12-year-old boy with Tourette's Syndrome finds animals stop his tics
Malachi Ralph from Cornwall says he feels calmer when he is around animals as his tics reduce.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Meditative movement, consisting of yoga, tai chi, and qigong, can treat major depressive disorder
(Natural News) Tai chi, qigong, and yoga each bring a host of physical and mental benefits to their practitioners. In an article in Psychology Today, a new study suggests that these meditative movements could help improve the symptoms of major depressive disorder. Of the three systems, yoga is drawing the greatest amount of attention. It has become...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Foods that increase endorphins naturally and safely
(Natural News) Running really hard gives you a rush like no other because it triggers the production of brain chemicals called endorphins. But this “runner’s high” is actually very easy to replicate, without having to exert so much effort. All you need are foods that either contain or stimulate the production of endorphins. Endorphins are...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers develop blend of bioplastics that can decompose under diverse conditions
(Natural News) Biodegradable plastics have been available for a while now. But an Irish-led effort has come up with new bioplastics that also retain the best characteristics of normal plastic products, an article in Science Daily stated. These bioplastics are just as malleable, resilient, and robust as their petroleum-derived equivalents. At the same time, they...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An introduction to vitamin B12 and vitamin D3
(Natural News) Many people know the importance of vitamins B and D, but not everyone knows that these actually have different forms. Various vitamin types might not be found in the same sources so there is a chance that you are not getting all the necessary nutrients since you are just getting one form of it. Vitamins...
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer May Soon Replace Heart Disease as Leading Killer of Affluent Americans
Source: Cancercompass News: Other Cancer - November 13, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

IHH CEO Tan See Leng to join Fortis board
IHH, which is taking charge of Fortis following a deal approved by the Competition Commission of India earlier this month, is expected to appoint four persons to the board.
Source: The Economic Times - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reliability and accuracy of linear measurements in cone-beam computed tomography using different software programs and voxel sizes
Conclusion: Linear measurements in the XoranCat, Radiant, and InVesalius software programs are reliable and accurate compared with physical measurements. The different acquisition protocols using different voxel sizes did not influence the accuracy of linear measurements in CBCT images.
Source: Journal of Conservative Dentistry - November 13, 2018 Category: Dentistry Authors: Elen de Souza Tolentino Fernanda C Yamashita Siliani de Albuquerque Leticia A Walewski Lilian C. V. Iwaki Wilton M Takeshita Mariliani Chicarelli Silva Source Type: research

Optic nerve head perfusion changes preceding peripapillary retinal nerve fibre layer thinning in preclinical diabetic retinopathy
Conclusions and RelevanceONH perfusion and peripapillary RNFL thickness were significantly decreased in preclinical DR patients compared to normal controls. Microvascular alterations in ONH may occur earlier than peripapillary RNFL defect in the course of DR.
Source: Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology - November 13, 2018 Category: Opthalmology Authors: Dan Cao, Dawei Yang, Honghua Yu, Jianteng Xie, Yunkao Zeng, Jun Wang, Liang Zhang Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research