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What You Need to Know to Navigate Medicare
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Source: AARP.org News - October 12, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Innovative Design Competition Shines Spotlight on Spinal Injuries
Competition to discover new generation of designers for people living with spinal injuries. Winning entry receives £3000 and £2000 to be awarded to the winning team ' s university
Source: Disabled World - October 12, 2019 Category: Disability Tags: Competitions/Contests Source Type: news

Alexei Leonov, first human to walk in space, dies aged 85
The Soviet cosmonaut almost didn ’t make it back into his capsule in 1965, when his suit inflated in the space vacuumAlexei Leonov, the legendary Soviet cosmonaut who became the first human to walk in space 54 years ago, has died in Moscow at 85.The Russian space agency Roscosmos announced the news on its website on Friday, but gave no cause of death. Leonov had health issues for several years, according to Russia media.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 11, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Associated Press in Moscow Tags: Space Science Nasa Russia World news Europe Source Type: news

4 Ways to Support Medical Packaging Education
With skilled labor harder than ever to find, it’s everyone’s responsibility to encourage young people to see a medical packaging career as interesting and lucrative. This is the philosophy behind a 30-year relationship between Prent Corporation (Janesville, WI) and University of Wisconsin-Stout (Menomonie, WI). Together they’ve supported hundreds of young professionals entering into packaging, much to the benefit of the students, the school, and the industry as a whole. Prent is a medical packaging thermoform company that strives to bring more talented people into the i...
Source: MDDI - October 11, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Lisa Balcerak Tags: Packaging Source Type: news

Visit the new ClinVar for easier variant interpretation!
The new ClinVar The new design for ClinVar pages is now our default view!  Thank you for the feedback on the new design while it was under development. The redesigned pages have several new features described in a previous post.  The current … Continue reading →
Source: NCBI Insights - October 11, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: NCBI Staff Tags: What's New Source Type: news

Sensorimotor training for injury prevention in collegiate soccer players: an experimental study - Reneker JC, Babl R, Pannell WC, Adah F, Flowers MM, Curbow-Wilcox K, Lirette S.
OBJECTIVES: Deliver a sensorimotor training intervention; quantify the change in clinical measurements of sensorimotor control; and compare injury rate to a historical control. DESIGN: One-arm experimental pilot; Level 3. SETTING: NCAA Division II ...
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Join the CGC Team at the University of Minnesota!
Love worms and want to serve your community? Join the CGC and be instrumental in distributing C. elegans to the worldwide research community.  After 27 years of dedication to fulfilling our C. elegans needs, Theresa Stiernagle is retiring. The CGC seeks a replacement with significant worm experience (picking, scoring phenotypes, familiarity with interpreting genotypes, etc.), extreme attention to detail, and the ability to work efficiently and independently. An official job posting will be forthcoming, but in the meantime, inquiries can be made at cgc@umn.edu.
Source: WormBase - October 11, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ranjana Kishore Tags: brief communication community external website news positions available cgc Source Type: news

New chapter in WormBook, GENETICS
Check out the latest new chapter in WormBook, GENETICS: TOR Signaling in Caenorhabditis elegans Development, Metabolism and Aging, by T. Keith Blackwell, Aileen K. Sewell, Ziyun Wu and Min Han.
Source: WormBase - October 11, 2019 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ranjana Kishore Tags: brief communication external website news paper of interest wormbook Source Type: news

Alexei Leonov, First Human to Walk in Space, Dies at 85
MOSCOW — Russia’s space agency says Alexei Leonov, the first human to walk in space 54 years ago, has died in Moscow. He was 85. Roscosmos says in a statement on its website that Leonov died on Friday. It did not provide details. Leonov performed his spacewalk on March 18, 1965, when he exited his Voskhod 2 capsule, secured by a tether. Read more: The other giant leap: What happened to the first man to walk in space On his second trip to space ten years later, Leonov commanded the Soviet half of the Apollo-Soyuz 19 mission. It was the first joint space mission between the Soviet Union and the United States, car...
Source: TIME: Science - October 11, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized onetime Space Source Type: news

AARP Asks Supreme Court to Overtrun Age Bias Ruling
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Source: AARP.org News - October 11, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

7 Things To Watch Out for With Zero-Commission Trades
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Source: AARP.org News - October 11, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New California Rx Law Could Improve Access to Generics
Governor signs bill making drug companies prove their 'pay for delay' deals don't hinder competition ... You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. ... The provider ’...
Source: AARP.org News - October 11, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study Advises Setting Aside Money for Unexpected Expenses
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Source: AARP.org News - October 11, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Senior Editor (Methods) - Full time, permanent
Specifications: Full Time, PermanentSalary:CompetitiveLocation: London/FlexibleApplication Closing Date: 1st November 2019 at midnight (GMT)This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as a Senior Editor to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The purpose of this role is to support the Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library and help to deliver the methods-related objectives and targets of theCochrane Editorial and Methods Department (EMD).The role ’s duties can be divided into the two areas:Editorial and Methods LeadershipTo play a major role in the development of methods used in Coc...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 11, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

A Qualitative Systematic Review of Women & #039;s Experiences Using Contraceptive Vaginal Rings: Implications for New Technologies
CONCLUSIONSQualitative data have the potential to inform ring design and promotion. Future research should further explore women's expectations and experiences with the ring, the value of involving male partners in ring evaluation, and evaluation of interventions to improve patient-provider communication concerning ring choice and use.
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - October 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

What ’s New in Clinical Drug-drug Interaction Studies: Recommendations...
This webinar will focus on recent scientific and regulatory developments impacting the design of clinical drug-drug interaction studies. Talking points will range from general concepts targeted...(PRWeb October 11, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/whats_new_in_clinical_drug_drug_interaction_studies_recommendations_from_regulatory_authorities_and_scientific_consortia_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb16637893.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hawaii has the 3rd lowest uninsured rate in the nation, Wallethub study finds
Hawaii has the third-lowest population of uninsured residents in the country, according to a new report released by financial website Wallethub on Thursday. For the report, Wallethub ranked each of the 50 states by breaking down rates of uninsured residents by ethnic group, income and age, as well as by the change in uninsured rates between 2010 and 2018 using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. According to recent data from the Bureau, the national uni nsured rate has increased from 7.9% in 2017 to…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 10, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Olivia Peterkin Source Type: news

Successful Treatment of Two Patients with Candida auris Candidemia with the Investigational Agent, Oral Ibrexafungerp (formerly SCY ‐078), from the CARES Study
Successful Treatment of Two Patients with Candida auris Candidemia with the Investigational Agent, Oral Ibrexafungerp (formerly SCY ‐078), from the CARES StudyConference abstracts
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 10, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Outcomes Associated with Antimicrobial Use during High Dose Cytarabine Consolidation in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 10, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

'We're asking the art!' The one-to-one tarot show inspired by Bauhaus
Choreographer Jennifer Lacey explains why there is more modern art than movement in her new life-coaching pieceIn the basement of Nottingham Contemporary art gallery, Jennifer Lacey fans out a set of large homemade tarot cards. I pick a pink one, turn it over, and find an image of a baby chick beneath a pair of boob-like fried eggs. The artistSarah Lucas immediately springs to mind but Lacey ’s picture is actually a homage toLeigh Bowery, the outre superstar who was his own art object. Several portraits of Bowery hang a couple of floors above us, along with a video of him strolling through Manhattan ’s Meatpacking Dist...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 10, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Chris Wiegand Tags: Stage Dance Art Art and design Culture Performance art Psychology Leigh Bowery Source Type: news

Retirement Savings Money Myths Exposed
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Source: AARP.org News - October 10, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Short Sleeping Compounds Risks for Some Conditions
A new study shows how less than 6 hours can raise heart attack, stroke and cancer risk ... You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. ... The provider ’s terms, condi...
Source: AARP.org News - October 10, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Warning Signs of Breast Cancer in Men
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Source: AARP.org News - October 10, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA offers guidance on coated devices
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a guidance document...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA posts warning for Texas mammography center FDA issues new cybersecurity warning FDA seeks patient engagement in device design, development FDA issues 2 more guidances on x-ray devices FDA launches medical device development initiatives
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 10, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Minimally Invasive System Aims to Relieve Symptoms for Patients with Chronic Bronchitis
“Imagine somebody that gets bronchitis every day, with a cough so severe that they can’t talk in full sentences, they can’t sleep at night, and they can’t walk a decent distance,” said Jon Waldstreicher, MD, CEO of Gala Therapeutics, in an interview with MD+DI. Although someone with this condition might present to physicians with normal lung function, their chronic cough and mucous production negatively affects their quality of life. Until now, there has been no way to treat these debilitating symptoms effectively, even with medicatio...
Source: MDDI - October 9, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Susan Shepard Tags: Design Source Type: news

Going from strength to strength
”UNISON is going from strength to strength,” the union’s national executive council heard at its meeting in London today. “We are continuing to grow, with membership increasing by 8,413 so far this year,” general secretary Dave Prentis told the meeting. He noted that the biggest growth occurred during the week of the Labour Party conference – with a particular spike on Monday and Tuesday – when UNISON featured in newspaper and broadcast bulletin reports from Brighton. But the issue is one of looking forward with ambition, hoping to grow from a union of 1.3 million members to two million over the coming years....
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 9, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: News BREXIT general election Go for growth national executive council NEC Source Type: news

NASH Clinical Drug Development: Imaging the Liver and Beyond, New...
On October 22, 2019 Dr. Linda Morrow, an expert in NASH clinical trial design and conduct, and Dr. Lars Johansson, an expert in imaging biomarkers, will discuss the importance of an interdisciplinary...(PRWeb October 09, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/nash_clinical_drug_development_imaging_the_liver_and_beyond_new_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb16634957.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - October 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Could a specific exercise programme prevent injury in elite orienteerers? A randomised controlled trial - Halvarsson B, von Rosen P.
OBJECTIVES: To determine the effect of a specific exercise programme on preventing lower extremity injury in adult elite orienteerers. DESIGN: Randomised controlled trial. SETTING: Elite orienteering. PARTICIPANTS: Sixty-two orienteerers (n  = 3...
Source: SafetyLit - October 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Cyclosporin Dosing and Toxicity Following Allogeneic Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant at Austin Health
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 8, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Invasive Fungal Infection in the Setting of Peripheral Blood Non-Manipulated Haploidentical Stem Cell Transplantation with Postransplant Cyclophosphamide
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 8, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Isavuconazole (ISAV) As Primary Anti-Fungal Prophylaxis in Acute Myeloid Leukemia or Myelodysplastic Syndrome: An Open-Label, Prospective Study
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 8, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Isavuconazole in Hematological Patients: Results of a Real-Life Multicenter Seifem Study
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 8, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Risk of Infectious Complications in Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia in the Era of BCR Inhibitors: A Retrospective Single Institution Experience
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 8, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Risk of Invasive Fungal Infections in Patients with High-Risk MDS and AML Receiving Hypomethylating Agents
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 8, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Meta-Analysis of Empirical Versus Diagnostic Driven Antifungal Strategies in Patients with Haematological Malignancies
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 8, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Classical Empiric Antifungal Therapy Vs. D-Index Guided Early Therapy Using Micafungin for Persistent Febrile Neutropenia (CEDMIC trial): A Randomized Controlled Trial from Japan FN Study Group
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 8, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Opportunistic Infections, Is Non Hodgkin Lymphoma One of the Risk Factors for Mortality?
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 8, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Isavuconazole (ISAV) As Primary Anti-Fungal Prophylaxis in Acute Myeloid Leukemia or Myelodysplastic Syndrome: An Open-Label, Prospective Study
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 8, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

2019 Nobel Prize in Physics Goes to 3 Scientists Whose Work Furthers Understanding of ‘Earth’s Place in the Cosmos’
(STOCKHOLM) — A Canadian-American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for their work in understanding how the universe has evolved from the Big Bang, and the Earth’s place in it — and for the blockbuster discovery of a first planet outside our solar system. Canadian-born James Peebles, 84, of Princeton University, was credited for “theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology” and Switzerland’s Michel Mayor, 77, and Didier Queloz, 53, each from the University of Geneva, were honored for discovering “an exoplanet orbiting a s...
Source: TIME: Science - October 8, 2019 Category: Science Authors: DAVID KEYTON / AP Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

CD11b Regulates Fungal Outgrowth but Not Neutrophil Recruitment in a Mouse Model of Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 7, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Allergic Sensitization Is Associated with Decreased Risk of ED Visits and Hospitalizations for Pain in Sickle Cell Disease
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 7, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Risk of Invasive Fungal Infections in Patients with High-Risk MDS and AML Receiving Hypomethylating Agents
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 7, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Causative Organisms and Resistance Patterns of Infection in Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS): A 20 Year Retrospective Analysis
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 7, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Invasive Fungal Infection in the Setting of Peripheral Blood Non-Manipulated Haploidentical Stem Cell Transplantation with Postransplant Cyclophosphamide
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 7, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Incidence of Breakthrough Invasive Fungal Infections after Posaconazole Prophylaxis in Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplant Patients
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 7, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Central Nervous System Fungal Infections in Children with Leukemia, Risk Factors and Outcome: A Multicentric Study
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 7, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Risk-Adapted Anti-Mould Prophylaxis Improves Supportive Care in Childhood Leukemia Patients
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - October 7, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news