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Blue light at night increases the consumption of sweets in rats
This study, led by Anayanci Mas í s-Vargas and colleagues from the University of Strasbourg and University of Amsterdam, was presented this week at the annual conference of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB) in Utrecht, Netherlands.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Blue Water Vaccines, developing universal flu vaccine, closes $7 million led by CincyTech
(CincyTech) Blue Water Vaccines, a company developing a universal flu vaccine based on technology developed at the University of Oxford, has closed a $7 million seed capital round led by CincyTech. The round was oversubscribed, with additional participation from CincyTech-affiliated private investors. The financing follows a successful preclinical study which offered early validation of the company's novel approach to vaccine design.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - July 9, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Harmful blue-green algae has taken over Mississippi beaches, forcing 21 to close
Blue-green algae, also known as Cyanobacteria, can produce toxins that could cause a host of human health problems, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - July 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Morgan Krakow Source Type: news

Fiser Named Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical Director (Movers & Shakers)
Dr. William Fiser Jr. has been hired as medical director at Arkansas Blue Cross & Blue Shield in Little Rock.
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - July 8, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA Drug Safety Communication: Updated information about the drug interaction between methylene blue (methylthioninium chloride) and serotonergic psychiatric medications
[10-20-2011] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is updating the public on the potential drug interaction between methylene blue and serotonergic psychiatric medications.
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - June 28, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Bracco to acquire Blue Earth Diagnostics
Contrast developer Bracco Imaging has signed a definitive agreement to acquire...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Blue Earth highlights SNMMI 2019 presentations Blue Earth touts presentations at AUA 2019 Blue Earth study reports Axumin can aid glioma diagnosis Bracco grants kids' hospital $300K for contrast ultrasound Bracco signs CT research deal with Duke Bracco's SonoVue ultrasound contrast cleared in China
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 27, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Bracco Imaging ‘Ups’ its Precision Medicine Game with Blue Earth Diagnostics
Bracco Imaging is set to acquire Blue Earth Diagnostics for about $450 million. Upon closing of the transaction, Burlington, the MA-based company will be a subsidiary of Bracco Imaging, led by its current leadership team. Milan, Italy-based Bracco Imaging said Blue Earth Diagnostics will retain the well-established brand name. “Blue Earth Diagnostics’ innovative products and pipeline will significantly enhance Bracco Imaging’s portfolio in precision medicine and personalized diagnostics, while expanding our range of nuclear oncology imaging solutions in the Urology segm...
Source: MDDI - June 27, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Imaging IVD Source Type: news

Bracco Imaging Expands Portfolio of Personalized Diagnostics With the Acquisition of Blue Earth Diagnostics
MILAN, June 27, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Bracco Imaging S.p.A., a global leader in diagnostic imaging, today announced that it had signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue Earth Diagnostics, a molecular imaging company based ... Diagnostics, Mergers & Acquisitions Bracco Imaging, Blue Earth Diagnostics, molecular imaging
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Blue Shield launches digital therapeutics marketplace
San Francisco-based Blue Shield has created a new marketplace for burgeoning digital health companies looking to help people manage their health and chronic diseases through a variety of diet, lifestyle and other wellness interventions.   The extensive platform, dubbed “Wellvolution,” went live two weeks ago and houses north of 40 digital health apps — including San Francisco-based Virta Health and Better Therapeutics — as well as partnerships with about 30,000 local brick-and-mortar options…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 26, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Hannah Norman Source Type: news

Blue colour tones in fossilised prehistoric feathers
Examining fossilised pigments, scientists from the University of Bristol have uncovered new insights into blue colour tones in prehistoric birds.
Source: University of Bristol news - June 26, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Blue Cross, North Memorial launch joint venture to share ownership of clinics
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota and North Memorial Health have launched a joint venture company that splits ownership of North Memorial's 20 primary and specialty care clinics in the Twin Cities between the two organizations, an action that echoes the growing affinity between payers and providers across the country. Eagan-based Blue Cross and Robbinsdale-based North Memorial announced the new venture Monday. As part of the agreement, North Memorial will own 51 percent of the new company,…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 24, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Alex Wittenberg Source Type: news

Blue pigment from engineered fungi could help turn the textile industry green
(DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) A new biosynthetic production pathway developed by scientists at the Joint BioEnergy Institute could provide a sustainable alternative to conventional synthetic blue dye. The highly efficient fungi-based platform may also open the door for producing many other valuable biological compounds that are currently very hard to manufacture.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 21, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Coastal blue space and depression in older adults - Dempsey S, Devine MT, Gillespie T, Lyons S, Nolan A.
This paper tests whether higher exposure to coastal blue space is associated with lower risk of depression using data from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA), a nationally representative longitudinal study of people aged fifty and over in Irela...
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

A practical non-contact model to create standardized experimental burn wounds of any thickness: blue beam laser pointer for burn induction - Bing öl UA, Oksüz S, Demiröz A, Arslan H.
The objective of this study was to describe a predictable and easy-to-use model that can create standardized burn wounds. A 450 nm 1000 mW blue beam laser pointer was used to create burn wounds on the dorsal skin of 24 Sprague Dawley rats. 12 distinct area...
Source: SafetyLit - June 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Researchers find cause of rare, fatal disease that turns babies' lips and skin blue
(Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center) Scientists used a gene editing method called CRISPR/Cas9 to generate mice that faithfully mimic a fatal respiratory disorder in newborn infants that turns their lips and skin blue. The new laboratory model allowed researchers to pinpoint the ailment's cause and develop a potential and desperately needed nanoparticle-based treatment. Mostly untreatable, Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia with Misalignment of Pulmonary Veins (ACDMPV) usually strikes infants within a month of birth.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 19, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Blue Earth highlights SNMMI 2019 presentations
Molecular imaging firm Blue Earth Diagnostics is touting 16 presentations involving...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Blue Earth touts presentations at AUA 2019 Blue Earth study reports Axumin can aid glioma diagnosis Blue Earth promotes results for PET/CT agent Blue Earth expands PSMA-PET/CT imaging portfolio Blue Earth touts addition of Axumin to NCCN guidelines
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 14, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Tyson Foods recalls 95 tons of chicken fritters after 3 schools found 'clear and soft gray plastic'
Tyson Foods, Inc has recalled more than 190,000 pounds of fully cooked chicken fritters after three schools complained of finding 'clear plastic and soft gray plastic' in the product.
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tyson recalls 95 tons of chicken fritters over plastic parts
Food manufacturer's move comes a month after it expanded a separate recall over chicken strips that may contain metal
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - June 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tyson Foods recalls more than 190,000 pounds of chicken fritters shipped nationwide
Tyson Foods, Inc., has recalled more than 190,000 pounds of Tyson Fully Cooked, Whole Grain Golden Crispy Chicken Chunk Fritters that may be contaminated with hard plastic, the company said in a statement.
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hope for Future of Ocean Governance - Commonwealth Blue Charter
To mark World Oceans Day on June 8th, Commonwealth Head of Oceans and Natural Resources Dr Nicholas Hardman-Mountford shares how Blue Charter is a beacon of hope for the future of ocean governance
Source: Disabled World - June 7, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Climate Change Source Type: news

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak
Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) that has impacted domestic production.
Source: Reuters: Health - June 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Chicken No Better Than Beef for Your Cholesterol?
Title: Chicken No Better Than Beef for Your Cholesterol?Category: Health NewsCreated: 6/4/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/5/2019 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Cholesterol General - June 5, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Sudan: Medics At Sudan's Blue Nile State Hospital Suspend Strike for Eid
[Radio Dabanga] ED Damazin -The medical staff at Blue Nile state hospitals announced that they will temporarily and partially end their strike during Eid El Fitr (the feast at the end of the holy month of Ramadan) in order to better help their patients.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 4, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Gene-edited chicken cells resist bird flu virus in the lab
(University of Edinburgh) Scientists have used gene-editing techniques to stop the bird flu virus from spreading in chicken cells grown in the lab. The team at the University of Edinburgh's Roslin Institute and Imperial College London prevented the virus from taking hold by deleting a section of chicken DNA inside lab-grown cells.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Perdue Recalls Almost 32,000 Pounds of Chicken
The recall follows customer complaints that the fully cooked chicken products contained pieces of bone, according to the recall notice posted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Source: WebMD Health - June 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists edit chicken genes to make them resistant to bird flu
Scientists in Britain have used gene-editing techniques to stop bird flu spreading in chicken cells grown in a lab - a key step towards making genetically-altered chickens that could halt a human flu pandemic.
Source: Reuters: Health - June 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sudan: Blue Nile State Medics Threaten to Resign En Masse
[Radio Dabanga] ED Damazin -Medical personnel in Blue Nile state will submit their resignations en masse if their demands are not met within 24 hours.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 3, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Perdue recalls 31,000 pounds of chicken
Perdue Foods is recalling 31,703 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products that may be contaminated pieces of "bone material," the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Friday.
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baked chicken and wild rice with onion and tarragon
The delicate sage and licorice flavor of the tarragon complements the chicken perfectly.
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - June 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salmonella outbreak linked to Compliments-brand chicken strips
Chicken consumers, check your freezer. The Public Health Agency of Canada has announced a national outbreak of salmonella linked to certain Compliments-brand chicken strips.
Source: CBC | Health - May 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Special lenses to filter out blue light could stop smartphones ruining sleep patterns, study claims 
Researchers from the Netherlands set out to assess the impact of blue, smartphone-emitted light in the evenings on the sleep patterns of young people in their own homes.
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sudan: Doctors, Teachers On Strike in Blue Nile, West Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] ED Damazin / El Geneina -Medical staff members of various hospitals in Ed Damazine and El Roseiris in Blue Nile state laid down their tools on Wednesday, in protest against the assault on doctors at Ed Damazin Royal Hospital earlier that day. Teachers in West Darfur say they will continue their strike until all their demands are met.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 20, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

LED Blue Light Poses Eye, Sleep Risks: Report
The blue light in LED lighting used in many consumer products may harm your sleep and pose a risk to your eyes, a new report warns.
Source: WebMD Health - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Omitting Blue Dye Prior to Mohs Surgery for Melanoma: Is it Safe?
Researchers tested whether use of blue dye injection during sentinel lymph node biopsy can be safely omitted prior to Mohs surgery for malignant melanoma.
Source: CancerNetwork - May 17, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Leah Lawrence Source Type: news

Blue KC invests in health network startup's $42M round
A Phoenix-based health network startup just raised a $42 million Series C round, and one of the investors is Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City. Nine other Blue Cross plans also invested in the round, which was led by by customer-owned health insurer HCSC Ventures, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Health Care Service Corp. Founded in 2015, Solera Health created an integrated network benefit that connects patients, payers and physicians throug hout the U.S. with community wellness organizations…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Leslie Collins Source Type: news

January 9, 2019: Owner of Seafood Company Sentenced to Prison for Blue Crab Scam
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - May 16, 2019 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Blue Cross Plans Back Solera Health ’s Social Determinants Venture
Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans are investing more than $40 million in Solera Health, which manages chronic disease and helps address patients social determinants of health.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - May 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Not just carrots: Study shows that bog bilberry can protect your eyes against blue light emitted by electronic devices
(Natural News) Blue light is the light emitted from cell phones and other gadgets. It can cause lasting damage to your eyes and may even lead to blindness. To protect the eyes from this harmful light, researchers from Kyung Hee University in South Korea suggest taking bog bilberry (Vaccinium uliginosum). They found that bog bilberry...
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blue Origin: Bezos company aims to take people to moon by 2024
The Amazon CEO ’s aerospace company is developing rockets for short space tourism trips and satellite launch contractsThe tech billionaires ’ space race is heating up.Jeff Bezos ’s aerospace company, Blue Origin, aims to take people to the moon by 2024, he announced on Thursday.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 9, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Kari Paul in San Francisco and agencies Tags: Jeff Bezos Space Technology US news Science Source Type: news

Blue Earth touts presentations at AUA 2019
Molecular imaging firm Blue Earth Diagnostics is highlighting several presentations...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Blue Earth study reports Axumin can aid glioma diagnosis Blue Earth promotes results for PET/CT agent Blue Earth expands PSMA-PET/CT imaging portfolio Blue Earth touts addition of Axumin to NCCN guidelines Blue Earth highlights Axumin clinical results at ASTRO
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 6, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Tyson expands chicken strip recall to 12 million pounds of frozen meat
Tyson has issued an expansion of its recall of frozen chicken fingers after six people reported finding metal in their food. Three have claimed they sustained injuries from the chicken strips.
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Almost 12 million pounds of Tyson chicken strips have been recalled because they might have metal
Tyson Foods has significantly expanded a recall of its chicken strips over concerns that some might be contaminated with pieces of metal, federal food safety officials said Friday.
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tyson Foods recalls almost 12 million pounds of chicken strips over contamination fears
Tyson Foods Inc significantly expanded a recall of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips to close to 12 million pounds (5.4 million kg) over contamination concerns, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Saturday.
Source: Reuters: Health - May 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How VIAGRA could cure heart failure: Blue pill ‘restores organ’s ability to respond to adrenaline’
The little blue pill, used to treat erectile dysfunction, was found to slow and even reverse the progression of the condition in sheep in a study at the University of Manchester.
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Australian blue tongue lizard ancestor was round-in-the-tooth
(Flinders University) Reconstruction of the most complete fossil lizard found in Australia, a 15 million year old relative of our modern blue tongues and social skinks named Egernia gillespieae, reveals the creature was equipped with a robust crushing jaw and was remarkably similar to modern lizards.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 30, 2019 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota lays off 60 in Eagan
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota has eliminated 60 jobs at its headquarters in Eagan, according to a Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development website that tracks plant closings and mass layoffs. The report of the Eagan layoffs comes about a month after reports of Blue Cross' cutting of 40 jobs at its Virginia, Minn., location. Blue Cross, Minnesota's largest nonprofit health plan, has about 3,800 employees. Representatives there couldn't immediately be reached for comment. "Ensuring…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 26, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Alex Wittenberg Source Type: news