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Hospital-acquired bloodstream infections traces to patients
Bloodstream infections acquired during a hospital stay have been traced to patients' own bodies -- rather than nurses and doctors -- according to a new study.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HIV-positive infants are at high risk for acquiring congenital cytomegalovirus infection
FINDINGSInfants born to HIV-positive mothers had high rates of congenital cytomegalovirus, or CMV. Infants who also were infected before birth by the virus that causes AIDS were especially prone to CMV infection.The researchers found that 23 percent of the infants who became infected with HIV during the mother ’s pregnancy also were infected with CMV; 18 percent who were infected with HIV either during pregnancy or birth acquired congenital CMV; and 4.9 percent who were exposed to HIV but remained uninfected with that virus also acquired congenital CMV.Overall, HIV-infected infants were four times as likely to have acqui...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Unvaccinated child dies from flu in Florida
A child in Florida who wasn't vaccinated has died from getting the flu.
Source: ABC News: Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Cardinal Health hires new pharmaceutical segment chief from Aramark
Cardinal Health Inc. has hired its new CEO for its pharmaceutical distribution business from Aramark Corp. Victor Crawford had been COO of the Philadelphia company's divisions providing corporate dining services to healthcare and higher education clients. “He brings a wealth of direct experience with many of our customers and clearly understands the complexities of global supply chain management in the healthcare arena,” Cardinal CEO Mike Kaufmann said in a statement. “His strategic focus…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Carrie Ghose Source Type: news

MyoKardia nearly triples space in big move to Brisbane
Landing 150-employee MyoKardia is a big win for this real estate developer as it builds out a five-structure, 616,000-square-foot project Brisbane.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

3 Questions for Deeper Connections with Your Partner
It will be worth it. Trust. Happy, healthy relationships don’t just happen. They develop over time as the result of regular and sustained effort on the part of the men and women involved. And this doesn’t have to mean hard work if you and the person you love commit to asking each other three deep but simple questions every single day. It’s never too late to get on the right path toward a more fulfilling relationship, and the best way to do that is by learning communication skills and the best questions to ask your boyfriend, girlfriend, husband or wife in order to stay on firmly on the same page. You might be say...
Source: World of Psychology - October 15, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Psych Central Guest Author Tags: Communication Publishers Relationships YourTango Conversations support Source Type: blogs

WSU ’s medical school receives initial accreditation to offer residency programs
The Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine has achieved the latest milestone in expanding medical education across the state.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Coral Garnick Source Type: news

Meet the Bay Area's 30 highest-paid health care employees
If you ’re looking for a job in a stable industry, you should probably go into health care. The Bay Area’s two largest employers in 2018 were Kaiser Permanente and Sutter Health, which employed 46,044 and 25,435 Bay Area residents, respectively. Both health care systems were well-represented on the list of the 30 highest-paid Bay Area health care employees, who made a total of $84.8 million for the last year for which compensation is available. Their average salary was $2.8 million. The…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Emily Hoeven Source Type: news

2018 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards announced 
Annual prize promotes the economic benefits of environmentally friendly chemical innovations 
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 15, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Carmen Drahl  Source Type: research

Is this Denver health-tech firm the next billion-dollar startup?
Forbes published its annual list of the Next Billion-Dollar Startups.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Andrew Dodson Source Type: news

Health care co. to add 90 jobs after landing county contract
Centene Corp. has been awarded a Bernalillo County contact that will employ 90 full-time employees locally. Centurion Detention Health Services, a subsidiary of the St. Louis-based health care company has landed a contract from the Bernalillo County Commission that will provide detainees of the Metropolitan Detention Center in Albuquerque health care over the next four years. Health care includes medica l, dental, psychiatric, and optometric services, according to a release. The contract is set…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Davis Source Type: news

Study shows HPV vaccination does not cause riskier sexual behaviour among teens
A new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal shows teenage girls in B.C. are waiting longer to have sex and are more likely to use contraception than they were before the HPV vaccine was made available in public schools in 2008.
Source: CBC | Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News Source Type: news

Does pregnant Meghan Markle need to worry about Zika? Here's what the CDC recommends
Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced their pregnancy this morning as they kicked off their 16-day, foreign tour.
Source: ABC News: Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Many supplements contain unapproved, dangerous ingredients
U.S. health officials issued more than 700 warnings in the last decade about dietary supplements ​ containing ingredients they shouldn't have
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reagent targets methionines in proteins 
New method provides another way to functionalize proteins  to carry probes or payloads
Source: Chemical and Engineering News - October 15, 2018 Category: Chemistry Authors: Celia Arnaud  Source Type: research

World Health Organization calls crisis meeting over deadly Ebola outbreak in DR Congo
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has called an Emergency Committee meeting on the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which has already claimed around 130 lives.
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FP Steps in With Compassion for Child Sex Abuse Victims
Samuel " Le " Church, M.D., M.P.H., literally rebuilt his practice so he could help childhood victims of sexual assault.
Source: AAFP News - October 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

What Was the Name of ASHA ’ s First Journal?
Next month we turn our clocks back as daylight-saving time ends for most of the country. Here at ASHA—at least for those of us maintaining the archives—we already turned back to the year 1936. In honor of October being American Archives Month, the ASHA Archives staff created a new online exhibit sharing the history of our scientific journals. In launching the journals’ long and distinguished history, ASHA printed the first issue of its first journal, Journal of Speech Disorders, in March of 1936. The first issue contained four articles spread across 34 pages. ASHA saw a steady growth in its journals program over ...
Source: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Press Releases - October 15, 2018 Category: Speech-Language Pathology Authors: Mona Heath Tags: Audiology News Slider Speech-Language Pathology Source Type: blogs

Shortened IV Antibiotic Course Works for Uncomplicated Group B Strep Shortened IV Antibiotic Course Works for Uncomplicated Group B Strep
A shorter course of intravenous antibiotics was safe and effective for infants with uncomplicated, late-onset group B Streptococcus (GBS), in a retrospective study.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Government cracks down on prescription fraud
Source: BMJ News - October 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Resilience: Five minutes with . . . Nicola McKinley
Source: BMJ News - October 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Sixty seconds on . . . shared appointments
Source: BMJ News - October 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

A New Potentiometric Sensor for Determination and Screening Phenylalanine in Blood Serum Based ...
Methods routinely utilized for detection of phenylalanine in new-born blood consist of enzymatic assays, lacking sensitivity and HPLC assays which are expensive and time-consuming to conduct. We, here, report for the first time, the construction of a phenylalanine sensitive electrode, on the basis of a selective molecularly imprinted polymer, offering sensitivity, economy and ease of use for the measurement of phenylalanine .The sensor was constructed of a graphite-rod electrode which was coated by MIP embedded polymer base made from polyvinyl chloride and plasticizer mixture, dissolved in THF. At optimized conditions the ...
Source: Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research - October 15, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

An Investigation into the Role of P-Glycoprotein in the Intestinal Absorption of Repaglinide: ...
The present study aimed at exploring the potential of the P-glycoprotein (P-gp) transporters as a barrier to the repaglinide (REG) epithelial permeability. In-vitro intestinal absorption models, the everted gut sac, and Caco-2 cell line, were used to study the possible role of P-gp in intestinal transport of REG. In the everted gut sacs, apparent permeability coefficients showed cargo concentration dependency transport over the concentration of 40µM, indicating involvement of a saturable mechanism in REG absorption (Papp were 1.23× 10 -5and 3.29× 10 -5at drug concentrations of 40 and 100μM, respectivel...
Source: Iranian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research - October 15, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research

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Transfus Med Hemother 2018;45:368-370
Source: Transfusion Medicine and Hemotherapy - October 15, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: research

AAFP to Shape Future of Health Care With New Informatics Push
The AAFP is establishing a new organizational pillar to stay at the fore of health IT -- and initiating a significant new push to drive innovation in family medicine.
Source: AAFP News - October 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Approves Yutiq (fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implant) for Chronic Non-Infectious Posterior Segment Uveitis
WATERTOWN, Mass., Oct. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:EYPT), a specialty biopharmaceutical company committed to developing and commercializing innovative ophthalmic products, announced today that the U. S. Food...
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - October 15, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Boehringer Ingelheim increases awareness of health with the micro enterprise project 'Elephants' in South India
Boehringer Ingelheim announced the start of a new self-help project in India to increase awareness of hygiene and health. On the occasion of the Global Handwashing Day 2018, October 15 the company would like to draw attention to the hygienic conditions in the impoverished regions around the world.
Source: World Pharma News - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Boehringer Ingelheim Business and Industry Source Type: news

Cochrane Taiwan is expanding its reach through a new Cochrane Affiliate
Cochrane Taiwan aims to promote evidence informed health care in Taiwan, and develops partnerships with institutions in the country to achieve this aim. One of these institutions is the Chang Gung University of Science and Technology (CGUST). CGUST has now been given Cochrane Affiliate status.CGUST is committed to training healthcare personnel, and promotes evidence informed health care actively. This is the first affiliate of Cochrane Taiwan. Cochrane Taiwan and President Ying-Tung Lau of CGUST signed a memorandum of cooperation in the presence of Taipei Medical University (TMU) President Chien-Huang Lin. It is expected t...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 15, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

'Concerns' raised about jailed surgeon Sudip Sarker
An inquest is being held into the deaths of three patients of Sudip Sarker who was jailed earlier this year.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Number of Children Not Receiving Vaccines Slightly Increased
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 -- Overall, vaccine coverage for children aged 19 to 35 months remained high and stable from 2013 to 2017; however, a small, but growing number of children received no vaccinations, according to research published in the Oct....
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

American College of Gastroenterology, Oct. 5-10
The American College of Gastroenterology ' s 83rd Annual Scientific Meeting The annual meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology was held from Oct. 5 to 10 in Philadelphia and attracted approximately 5,000 participants from around the world,...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

& #946;-Blockers in 1st Trimester Do Not Up Congenital Malformations
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 -- Maternal use of β-blockers in the first trimester of pregnancy is not associated with a large increase in the risk for overall or cardiac congenital malformations, according to a study published online Oct. 16 in the Annals...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

In NSCLC, Longer Survival With Brigatinib Than Crizotinib
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 -- Among patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who have not previously received an ALK inhibitor, progression-free survival is significantly longer in those who receive...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Without Medicaid Expansion, Poor Patients Forgo Medical Care
MONDAY, Oct. 15, 2018 -- Doing without medical care is much more common among low-income residents of states that have not expanded Medicaid than among low-income people in other states, according to a Government Accountability Office report. The...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Evaluating clinical observation versus Spatial Frequency Domain Imaging (SFDI), Laser Speckle Imaging (LSI) and thermal imaging for the assessment of burn depth
Publication date: Available online 14 October 2018Source: BurnsAuthor(s): Adrien Ponticorvo, Rebecca Rowland, Melissa Baldado, David M. Burmeister, Robert J. Christy, Nicole P. Bernal, Anthony J. DurkinAbstractWhile clinical examination is needed for burn severity diagnosis, several emerging technologies aim to quantify this process for added objectivity. Accurate assessments become easier after burn progression, but earlier assessments of partial thickness burn depth could lead to earlier excision and grafting and subsequent improved healing times, reduced rates of scarring/infection, and shorter hospital stays. Spatial F...
Source: Burns - October 15, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: research

Delegates Act on Family Medicine Education Issues
Delegates discussed a wide variety of issues during the Reference Committee on Education hearing at the Congress of Delegates in New Orleans, including paid leave for new parents and CME changes meant to encourage precepting and meet other family medicine needs.
Source: AAFP News - October 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Time to adopt Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) as a public health intervention to ease depression?
This article was originally published on Mindful, including first steps to take when feeling the blues. Related reading: Mindfully debunking four meditation myths Book review: Grit is a tool in the toolbox, not the silver bullet To harness neuroplasticity, start with enthusiasm Six tips to build resilience and prevent brain-damaging stress
Source: SharpBrains - October 15, 2018 Category: Neuroscience Authors: Greater Good Magazine Tags: Cognitive Neuroscience Education & Lifelong Learning Health & Wellness cognitive-therapy depression depression screening Mental-Health mindfulness mindfulness-based cognitive therapy public-health UCLA Source Type: blogs

Investing in rural women and girls, ‘essential’ for everyone’s future: UN chief
Marking International Day of Rural Women, on Monday, United Nations Secretary-General Ant ónio Guterres called on countries to ensure that women and girls living in rural areas can enioy their human rights as this would enable making “progress for all”.
Source: UN News Centre - Women, Children, Population - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Alternative treatments for jock itch
(Natural News) Jock itch, or tinea cruris, refers to a fungal infection that affects the groin. This condition can be treated with over-the-counter (OTC) ointments, but some medications may cause negative side effects. To avoid these adverse effects, consider using natural and effective home remedies for jock itch. (h/t to Homeo-Pathic.ESY.es) Natural treatments for tinea...
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OTC Brimonidine (Lumify) for Ocular Redness
Date: October 22, 2018 Issue #:  1558Summary:  The FDA has approved an over-the-counter (OTC) 0.025% ophthalmic formulation of the selective alpha2-adrenergic agonist brimonidine tartrate (Lumify– Bausch& Lomb) for treatment of ocular redness in adults and children≥5 years old. Lumify is the first brimonidine product to be approved for OTC use.
Source: The Medical Letter - October 15, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: admin Tags: Alphagan Beta blockers brimonidine brimonidine/timolol Combigan Eye Lumify Oxymetazoline Source Type: research

I Did OK, but Did I Like It? Using Ecological Momentary Assessment to Examine Perceptions of Social Interactions Associated With Severity of Social Anxiety and Depression.
Abstract Socially anxious and depressed individuals tend to evaluate their social interactions negatively, but little is known about the specific real-time contributors to these negative perceptions. The current study examined how affect ratings during social interactions predict later perceptions of those interactions, and whether this differs by social anxiety and depression severity. Undergraduate participants (N = 60) responded to a smartphone application that prompted participants to answer short questions about their current affect and social context up to 6 times a day for 2 weeks. At the end of each day, p...
Source: Behavior Therapy - October 15, 2018 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Geyer EC, Fua KC, Daniel KE, Chow PI, Bonelli W, Huang Y, Barnes LE, Teachman BA Tags: Behav Ther Source Type: research

New Report Shows U.S. Obesity Epidemic Continues to Worsen
A new report from Trust for America ' s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation confirms that, with obesity rates for 2017 topping 35 percent of adults in seven states, obesity continues to be a significant health problem in the United States.
Source: AAFP News - October 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

As Midterms Loom, Half Of Democratic Ad Spending Hits GOP On Healthcare
Half of the political advertising spent by Democrats running for office in midterms this fall is on healthcare, a new report from Protect Our Care and the Wesleyan Project said.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Half Of Democratic Ad Spending Hits GOP On Healthcare
Half of the political advertising spent by Democrats running for office in midterms this fall is on healthcare, a new report from Protect Our Care and the Wesleyan Project said.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

As US suicide rates rise, Hispanics show relative immunity
Support from family and community appear to shield Latinos from rising suicide rates, researchers say.
Source: ABC News: Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Buckthorn, known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, found to protect against acute lung injury
(Natural News) Researchers have found an ingredient found in buckthorn that is capable of reducing acute lung injury, based on in vivo studies. Rhamnazin, a flavonoid found in the buckthorn plant, has already been known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. However, researchers from Changzhou Jintan District People’s Hospital in Jiangsu, China had also discovered that rhamnazin...
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Better outcomes for knee surgery: Topical application of natural compounds from soybeans found to stimulate collagen, reducing adhesion in the knee
(Natural News) The future of knee surgery may be found in soybeans. That’s what Chinese researchers proposed in their study Reduction of intra-articular adhesion by topical application of daidzein following knee surgery in rabbits. The research, which was published in African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, explored the effects of daidzein, an isoflavone found...
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

2018 winner of the prestigious Aubrey Sheiham Leadership Award for Evidence-Based Healthcare in Africa announced
Dr Chikwendu J. Edehas been announced as the 2018 winner of the prestigious Aubrey Sheiham Leadership Award by Cochrane.The award is managed byCochrane South Africa (SA) and presented annually to an African researcher to support the conduct of a Cochrane Review focusing on a priority topic with impact on the health of people living in low- and middle-income countries. The winner is also expected to mentor a novice author from Africa during the review process and, in so doing, develop capacity in research synthesis on the continent.The award includes attendance at an annual Cochrane Colloquium; costs of face-to-face meeting...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 15, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

ConvaTec CEO steps down amid lowered outlook
ConvaTec (LON:CTEC) shares lost a third of their value today after the British wound care giant said the CEO that took it public two years ago is stepping down and lowered its outlook for the rest of the year. Chief executive Paul Moraviec, who led ConvaTec to a $1.8 billion initial public offering in October 2016, retired effective immediately, the company said. Moraviec was replaced by board member Rick Anderson, the former chairman of Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), on an interim basis. ConvaTec also slashed its top-line guidance for the rest of 2018, saying it now expects organic revenue growth to be flat to 1.0%, ...
Source: Mass Device - October 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Featured MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Wound Care ConvaTec personnel-moves Source Type: news