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Harvard Medical School launches project to transform the treatment of pain
(Harvard Medical School) DARPA-funded project called STOP PAIN aimed at the design of safer, more effective pain treatments. Research to focus on understanding the biology of pain as a way to transform clinical care, help stem the public health crisis fueled by opioids. Efforts will encompass expertise from fields including neurobiology, stem cell biology, artificial intelligence and computational and medicinal chemistry.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dexcom Says Diabetes Monitoring Software Malfunctioning Since Saturday Dexcom Says Diabetes Monitoring Software Malfunctioning Since Saturday
Dexcom Inc, which makes continuous glucose monitoring systems that can be used by adults to track sugar levels in children with diabetes, said on its website Sunday that some users of a monitoring software called Dexcom Follow were not receiving data or alerts as intended.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

FDA to host workshop on artificial intelligence
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a public workshop on...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA offers guidance on coated devices 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
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - December 2, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Nurses on the Front Lines of Medical Plastics Recycling Initiatives
When it comes to recycling medical plastics, hospital nurses are on the front lines: Their engagement is critical to a successful “green transition” in the healthcare sector. That was one of the key takeaways from a recent workshop at the Danish Technological Institute exploring recycling programs in medical facilities. Medical device manufacturers, nurses and representatives from hospitals, the Danish Environmental Protection Agency, the Danish Medicines Agency and the PVCMed Alliance attended the workshop on Nov. 25, 2019, in Copenhagen, which focused on PVC, the most widely used plast...
Source: MDDI - December 2, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Plastics Today Source Type: news

What ’s New at ALD 2020? The First “Laser 101” Full-Day Session
Coral Springs, FL – November 25, 2019 – The Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD), recently announced its first “Lasers 101” full day educational track at the upcoming 27th annual conference and exhibition, April 2-4 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego.Specifically, the “Lasers 101” track is a day pass program entitled “So You Got a Laser. Now What?” This program will take place on Saturday, April 4th from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. According to ALD executive director, Gail Siminovsky, CAE, “This learning track is designed to excite clinicians interested in expl oring laser dentistry or those who may be on the ...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - December 2, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Morphological and Genetic Characterization of Economically Important Aspergilli
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Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 2, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Dual properties of a novel peptide MFAP9 from marine derived fungus Aspergillus fumigatus BTMF9: Antibiofilm and anticancer potential.
Conference abstracts
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 2, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Antagonistic activity of bacterial isolates and Pleurotus ostreatus against Aspergillus flavus growth and inhibition of aflatoxin production
Conference abstracts
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 2, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Fungal transformation of cobalt-bearing ores: bioleaching and bioprecipitation
Conference abstracts
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 2, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Thursday ' s Virtual Colloquium #CochraneSantiago content!
Welcome to Cochrane ’s first ever Virtual Colloquium, #CochraneSantiago!We are delighted to see everyone ’s hard work for this Colloquium on display and we look forward to engaging with all of you in this new Colloquium format.Thursday ' s Content - Looking backToday we mark #ThrowBackThursday, Cochrane style! The content looks back over the past year, the past 25 years, and the importance of gathering as a community - either virtually or in person. Together we will reminisce about past Colloquiums, our achievements, and our many awards that are named after key Cochrane contributors. We will have a live Cochrane Annua...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Welcome to Virtual Colloquium #CochraneSantiago!
Welcome to Cochrane ’s first ever Virtual Colloquium, #CochraneSantiago!We are delighted to see everyone ’s hard work for this Colloquium on display and we look forward to engaging with all of you in this new Colloquium format.Daily themesWe have so much share with you - vitural posters, recorded oral presentations, and special content!To help organize the week, we are focusing on daily themes - you can get an overview here. At the top of the website in the blue navigation bar there are tabs for each day. Come to the website each day and engage with the content.Navigating the contentSpecial Content videos will premiere...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Tuesday ' s Virtual Colloquium #CochraneSantiago content!
Welcome to Cochrane ’s first ever Virtual Colloquium, #CochraneSantiago!We are delighted to see everyone ’s hard work for this Colloquium on display and we look forward to engaging with all of you in this new Colloquium format.Tuesday ' s ContentConsidering the important role Cochrane plays in providing high-quality evidence that serves a variety of stakeholders, this day will provide an opportunity for the Cochrane community to hear from representatives of various groups, including policy makers, clinicians, and civil society and consumers. Content will address how Cochrane evidence serves their group, and discuss div...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Friday ' s Virtual Colloquium #CochraneSantiago content!
Welcome to Cochrane ’s first ever Virtual Colloquium, #CochraneSantiago!We are delighted to see everyone ’s hard work for this Colloquium on display and we look forward to engaging with all of you in this new Colloquium format.Friday ' s Content - Looking forwardToday we look ahead to 2020, the ways to get involved in Cochrane, and what the future holds for Cochrane.Today we have a video introducing the 2020 Colloquium in Toronto, a video from the Cochrane Early Career Professionals Group, and a video introducing Cochrane ' s Editor in Chief of the Cochrane Library, Dr. Karla Soares-Weiser. We are also highlighting the...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Wednesday ' s Virtual Colloquium #CochraneSantiago content!
Welcome to Cochrane ’s first ever Virtual Colloquium, #CochraneSantiago!We are delighted to see everyone ’s hard work for this Colloquium on display and we look forward to engaging with all of you in this new Colloquium format.Wednesday ' s Content - Embracing Methodological DiversityToday ' s content will reflect on the relevance of diverse review methodologies and how Cochrane is currently addressing the challenge of incorporating and developing these review methods. We have 3 special videos that will premerie giving a public health perspective, an overview of rapid reviews, and how Cochrane is currently embracing me...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Clinical Trial Manager / Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 2, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: helenfindon Source Type: news

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 2, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: helenfindon Source Type: news

MRC Centre for Medical Mycology - Technician
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 2, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: helenfindon Source Type: news

Research Fellow - Lundquist Institute, LA
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 2, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: helenfindon Source Type: news

novel bednet design improves safety, affordability and lethality to resistant mosquitoes
(Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) Researchers from LSTM have designed a new bednet that can kill mosquitoes more efficiently than existing nets, in a way that increases the choice of insecticide used, while minimising risk to the person inside the bednet.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Taste-related protein provides target for drugs to treat neurological disorders
(Van Andel Research Institute) Understanding how the brain processes sweet, bitter and umami tastes may one day help researchers design more effective drugs for neurological disorders. Van Andel Institute scientists have for the first time revealed the near atomic-level structure of a calcium homeostasis modulator (CALHM), a type of protein that plays critical roles in processing taste stimuli and mitigating toxicity in brain cells.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Biomineralization of lanthanum by Aspergillus niger
Conference abstracts
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 1, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Development of Small Interfering RNAs to Treat Fungal Disease
Conference abstracts
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 1, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Exploring adaptations to iron starvation in Aspergillus fumigatus
Conference abstracts
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 1, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Investigations into Apium graveolens as a novel antimicrobial agent
Conference abstracts
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 1, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Antimicrobial activity of soil bacterial isolates against several human skin pathogens
Conference abstracts
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 1, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Isolated bacterial strains with capabilities of aflatoxin B1 degradation and aflatoxigenic fungi inhibition
Conference abstracts
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - December 1, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: MeganB Source Type: news

Fun, physics and the God particle: a tour of Cern, Switzerland
Science and art meet on a mind-blowing visit to the European Organization for Nuclear Research, while the fairytale streets of the Swiss capital are a wonder, tooThere is something retro and subterranean about the maze of narrow corridors ahead of us. Exposed steel pipes run along the ceilings, the floors are shiny linoleum and the doors are moulded wood. It looks as if it has barely changed since it was built back in the 1950s.Welcome to the European Organization for Nuclear Research, better known as Cern, home to the largest particle physics laboratory in the world. Beyond the design, what is more retro, liable to make y...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - December 1, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Emma Cook Tags: Switzerland holidays Europe holidays Travel Cern Life and style Science Physics Particle physics Source Type: news

New heart technology eliminates need for radiology, surgery, and medication
Picture a fly swatter. Based on its design, it ’s easy to understand why we’d pick it over a pencil to swat flies. The “Grid” is no different. This new technology improves on a process that before, as Dr. Randall Bryant, a pediatric electrophysiologist (a cardiologist who specializes in treating arrhythmias) at Atrium Health Levine Child ren’s Hospital (LCH) and Sanger Heart& Vascular Institute (SHVI) says, made mapping arrhythmias “like looking for daisies in a minefield.” In short,…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 1, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

How to Make a Strong AARP Purpose Prize Application
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Source: AARP.org News - November 30, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Benefits of Hiring an Older, Overqualified Job Candidate
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Source: AARP.org News - November 30, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

How to Start Running at Any Age or Fitness Level
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Source: AARP.org News - November 30, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Too Young for Dentures? Why I Got False Teeth Before 40
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Source: AARP.org News - November 30, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Why Women Need to Talk About Sex After Menopause
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Source: AARP.org News - November 30, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Tips to Find a Quality Nursing Home for Your Loved One
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Source: AARP.org News - November 30, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Adaptive Design Clinical Trials for Drugs and Biologics Guidance for Industry
Clinical / Medical; Biostatistics
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - November 29, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

When user-centered design meets implementation science: integrating provider perspectives in the development of an intimate partner violence intervention for women treated in the United States' largest integrated healthcare system - Danitz SB, Stirman SW, Grillo AR, Dichter ME, Driscoll M, Gerber MR, Gregor K, Hamilton AB, Iverson KM.
BACKGROUND: Intimate partner violence (IPV) against women is a global health problem that is a substantial source of human suffering. Within the United States (US), women veterans are at high risk for experiencing IPV. There is an urgent need for feasible,...
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Intimate partner violence in pregnancy: a cross-sectional study from post-conflict northern Uganda - Clarke S, Richmond R, Black E, Fry H, Obol JH, Worth H.
OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence of intimate partner violence (IPV) in pregnancy and to understand associations and determinants. DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey. SETTING: Two rural health clinics in post-conflict northern Uganda. PARTICIPANT...
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

Estimating the heritability of experiencing child maltreatment in an extended family design - Pittner K, Bakermans-Kranenburg MJ, Alink LRA, Buisman RSM, van den Berg LJM, Compier-de Block LHCGC, Voorthuis A, Elzinga BM, Lindenberg J, Tollenaar MS, Linting M, Diego VP, van Ijzendoorn MH.
Child-driven genetic factors can contribute to negative parenting and may increase the risk of being maltreated. Experiencing childhood maltreatment may be partly heritable, but results of twin studies are mixed. In the current study, we used a cross-secti...
Source: SafetyLit - November 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

UNISON welcomes new social work regulator in England
On Monday 2 December, Social Work England (SWE) takes over from the Health and Care Professions Council as the new specialist regulator for social work – a move that is welcomed by UNISON. Social workers support millions of people across the country every day and SWE will regulate the social work profession so that people receive the best possible support whenever they need it. The body is committed to raising standards through collaboration with everyone who has an interest in social work. It will also seek to promote confidence in the sector. SWE will contact social workers from Monday to introduce itself. Social worke...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 29, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Amanda Kendal Tags: Article News local government Social Work England social workers Source Type: news

4 National Parks to Explore This Winter
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Source: AARP.org News - November 29, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medicare Plan Finder Reportedly Providing Wrong Info
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Source: AARP.org News - November 29, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

How HIV Moved from Death Sentence to Chronic Condition
HIV treatment, prevention have come a long way, and a cure is possible, researchers say ... You are leaving AARP.org and going to the website of our trusted provider. ... The provider ’s terms, cond...
Source: AARP.org News - November 29, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

School technician cuts put safety at risk
Almost a third of secondary school technicians (32%) think staff cuts are putting pupil safety at risk, according to a UNISON study published today (Friday). The findings are from a survey of 500 technicians – who support science, IT, design and technology teachers – and highlight the importance of these specialist roles, says UNISON. Their work involves preparing equipment and materials, as well as assisting in practical lessons. The figures are published to coincide with UNISON’s annual Stars in our Schools celebration, which highlights the contribution school support staff make to children’s education. Sin...
Source: UNISON Health care news - November 29, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release education school cuts schools Source Type: news

A patient-focused information design intervention to support the minor traumatic brain injuries (mTBI) choosing wisely Canada recommendation - Dowling S, Hair H, Boudreau D, Grigat D, Rice C, Born KB, VandenBerg S.
Introduction The first Choosing Wisely Canada (CWC) recommendation for Emergency Medicine states: "Don't order CT head scans in adults and children who have suffered minor head injuries (unless positive for a validated head injury clinical decision rule)"....
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Quasi-experimental design (pre-test and post-test studies) in prehospital and disaster research - Stratton SJ.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en...
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Methodological strategies for evaluating youth gang prevention programs - Brisson J, Pekelny I, Ungar M.
This article reflects on common challenges and lessons learned during the evaluation of gang prevention programs based on case studies of three federally funded Canadian programs. Elements of evaluation design, implementation, data analysis and reporting o...
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Tufts Medical Center Offers Unique Procedure To Combat Abnormal Heart Rhythm
BOSTON (CBS) — More than six million Americans have an abnormal heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation. For some people, traditional treatments just don’t work but doctors at a local medical center are using a new procedure to get those patients back in normal rhythm. As the owner of an office cleaning service, 65-year old Pat DeGregorio walks about 10 miles a day, but three years ago, the Winthrop native woke up and could barely move. “I couldn’t breathe,” he said. “I was just gasping for air.” Pat was in an abnormal heart rhythm called atrial fibrillation or AFib where pacemaker cells in the he...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Atrial Fibrillation Dr. Mallika Marshall Tufts Medical Center Source Type: news

Health and safety issues and its future directions of construction industry based on the point of view in safety science of mechanical field - Kikkawa N, Ohdo K, Toyosawa Y, Hiraoka N, Hamajima K, Shimizu S.
In this study, we explained the definition of hazard, risk, safety and so on in order to apply "Safety Science" establishing in the field of Mechanical System Safety to the construction industry. In the mechanical field, "Inherently Safe Design" should be ...
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Annual Research Review: Rethinking childhood trauma-new research directions for measurement, study design and analytical strategies - Danese A.
Childhood trauma is a key modifiable  risk factor for psychopathology. Despite significant scientific advances, traumatised children still have poorer long-term outcomes than nontraumatised children. New research paradigms are, thus, needed. To this end, t...
Source: SafetyLit - November 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news