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Wiley Announces Ella Balagula as New EVP of Publishing Business
John Wiley and Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWA) (NYSE: JWB), a global research and learning company, today announced that Ella Balagula has been named Wiley’s new Executive Vice President of Wiley’s Publishing segment. Prior to joining Wiley, Ms. Balagula was Senior Vice President and General Manager of Engineering Solutions at Elsevier, one of the world’s largest providers of scientific, medical, and technology information, where she was responsible for commercial go-to-market, product management, software development and content acquisition and production in the engineering and academic segments. Ms. Balagula als...
Source: News from STM - October 17, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: STM Publishing News Tags: Featured World Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is stimming?
Stimming is a common symptom of autism. Learn more about it here, including the different types of behavior that can occur, and what can be done to help. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Autism Source Type: news

Machine learning identifies breast lesions likely to become cancer
(Radiological Society of North America) A machine learning tool can help identify which high-risk breast lesions are likely to become cancerous, according to a new study. Researchers said the technology has the potential to reduce unnecessary surgeries. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 17, 2017 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

WASH (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene) in Emergencies Research Prioritisation Meeting: Briefing Paper
Enhancing Learning and Research for Humanitarian Assistance. 09/2017 This 17-page briefing paper summarizes a meeting held on June 29-30, 2017, to identify and discuss the priorities for water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) research, and consider a WASH research agenda for humanitarian crises. The document discusses barriers to WASH research, the need to create a research repository, key points, and recommendations. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - October 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Trial Compares Yoga, Strength Training, and Evidence-Based Advice for Addressing Back Pain
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - October 17, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: CME Article Source Type: news

Nearly a third of college kids think ADHD meds boost grades
Many college students who abuse ADHD drugs mistakenly believe that doing so will lead to better grades, a new survey suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get Janet Jackson's impressively toned shoulders
At 51, singer and mother-of-one Janet Jackson recently showed off impressively toned shoulders in a black gown at an LA party — the result of intense workouts that focus on weight training. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 17, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: College Girl ’s Scaly Skin Scare
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: An 18-year-old international college student went to the campus health clinic a few weeks after arriving from India. Before she left home, she had noticed some small brown macules that were widespread, primarily on her trunk. They were very itchy, but leaving the heat of India had helped and otherwise they weren't a problem. She hadn't had time to get to a doctor for a diagnosis while she was preparing to leave for college. Now, the lesions had developed an annular configuration and a fine scaly plaque, and the itching was bothering her once again. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: M...
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - October 16, 2017 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

Intensive resistance training safe, effective for women with osteoporosis
(Reuters Health) - High-intensity resistance and impact training (HiRIT) may improve bone and muscle strength in select postmenopausal women with osteoporosis, according to a small study in Australia. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Portal-based Education Helps Curb Inappropriate MRIs for Low Back Pain Portal-based Education Helps Curb Inappropriate MRIs for Low Back Pain
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Orthopaedics Headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Radiology News Source Type: news

College students think ADHD medication helped with grades
Researchers from NYU found that 29 percent of college students from nine colleges used said ADHD medication boosted their grades. These students weren't diagnosed with the mental disorder. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Keeping preparedness simple: Tips from the Health Ranger
(Natural News) Is survival and preparedness getting too complicated for you? Learn how to keep preparedness simple with these wise tips from Natural News founder/editor Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, and creator of RangerGear.com. “I’ve been a prepper for at least 20 years, maybe even longer, and I live the lifestyle,” Adams says in a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supercharge your hand-hygiene education: Are you a Tough Scrubber?
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - October 16, 2017 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

HealthWatch: More Children Having Trouble Seeing; Factors That Affect Lifespan
BOSTON (CBS) — A growing number of young children are having trouble seeing. A recent study finds that more than 174,000 preschoolers have vision problems that may go unnoticed, like blurriness, strabismus, and lazy eye. Eye specialists say kids need to be screened early and often to avoid problems down the road. A child’s vision is still developing and the brain relies heavily on clear and equal signals from both eyes to develop healthy vision.  If they don’t, they may develop permanent vision loss. Kids should have their eyes examined from birth by a health professional trained to screen for vision...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Forced From Home "Footsteps of a Fieldworker" Tour
Forced From Home"Footsteps of a Fieldworker" TourNovember 14, 2017The  “Footsteps of a Fieldworker ” tour is designed for medical and non-medical professionals interested in working with MSF in the field.  Come learn how MSF staff work to provide aid to refugees around the world. Find out who we need, and register for this tour.   Location: Santa Monica PierSanta Monica  (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Douglas Mercer Source Type: news

Research in Nicaragua inspires career path for recent YSPH graduate
A study that Cara Safon conducted as an M.P.H. student led to two published articles and a plan to continue maternal child health research in the future. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - October 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Study: Medical students underprepared on nutrition guidelines
A study from Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine found most medical students are overconfident and underprepared on nutrition guidelines. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Attend Instructional Videos and Open Educational Resources webinar with MCR funds
Don’t forget – MCR has Professional Development funds available for librarians who work in the health sciences to attend webinars such as Cheap, Fast, and Good: Instructional Videos and Open Educational Resources from MLA. If you’re an MLA member, the cost is $65 per person; if not, it’s $85 per person. Site licenses are also available.   [apm] (Source: MCR News)
Source: MCR News - October 16, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Health Sciences Webinars and Training Source Type: news

Journal of Emergency Medical Services Partners with Medic-CE to Debut JEMS CE Powered by Medic-CE
TULSA, Okla. – A new partnership between the Journal of Emergency Medical Services (JEMS) and Medic-CE affords EMT professionals and paramedics easy access to accredited, virtual instructor-led training and self-paced continuing education (CE) courses on a customizable online platform. The complete catalog of JEMS CE Powered by Medic-CE courses are accredited in all 50 states through the Commission on Accreditation for Pre-Hospital Continuing Education (CAPCE), and meet the National Registry of EMTs (NREMT) National Continued Competency Program (NCCP) core requirements.   JEMS Editor-in-Chief A.J. Heightman is e...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 16, 2017 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: PennWell Corporation Tags: Training Industry News Source Type: news

Stipends available for public library health workshop at PLA
Public library workers are invited to apply for a $500 stipend to attend “Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community,” a preconference workshop held at the Public Library Association (PLA) 2018 Conference in Philadelphia from March 20 to 24, 2018, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The one-day preconference (Tuesday, March 20) will review core competencies of providing health and wellness services; coach participants through understanding their communities’ needs; and explore how to create fun and informative health-related programming for different age groups and specia...
Source: MCR News - October 16, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: Funding Public Libraries Webinars and Training Source Type: news

NSF Announces Major Changes to Grant Solicitation Process
The National Science Foundation (NSF) will no longer require pre-proposals for certain biology research programs. Instead, the Directorate for Biological Sciences is implementing a no deadline, full-proposal review process for four of its five divisions. The new process starts in January 2018, but does not include the Division of Emerging Frontiers, which runs the MacroSystems Biology and Early NEON Science program and the Origin of Life program. All other biology research programs will be impacted. Consequently, the Division of Environmental Biology and the Division of Integrative Organismal Systems will discontinue thei...
Source: Public Policy Reports - October 16, 2017 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Become an Advocate for Science: Join the AIBS Legislative Action Center
Quick, free, easy, effective, impactful! Join the AIBS Legislative Action Center. The Legislative Action Center is a one-stop shop for learning about and influencing science policy. Through the website, users can contact elected officials and sign-up to interact with lawmakers. The website offers tools and resources to inform researchers about recent policy developments. The site also announces opportunities to serve on federal advisory boards and to comment on federal regulations. This new tool is made possible through contributions from the Society for the Study of Evolution, Association for the Sciences of Limnology ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - October 16, 2017 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Einstein Researchers Share $9 Million Grant to Find Anti-Aging Therapies
October 16, 2017—BRONX, NY—Scientists now believe that the Fountain of Youth flows from our genes, or at least from the genes of people who live healthy lives to age 100 or later. To discover what’s special about the genes of these centenarians—and apply that knowledge to extend the healthy lives of the rest of us—the National Institutes of Health has awarded researchers atAlbert Einstein College of Medicine, part of Montefiore Medicine, and the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) a five-year, $9 million grant. (Source: Einstein News)
Source: Einstein News - October 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

U of L researcher learning why more men are becoming nurses
New research shows that men are more likely to become registered nurses than before, a trend that is both unique and hard to explain. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Chris Larson Source Type: news

Star of TLC's 'The Little Couple,' now a doc at All Children's in St. Pete, shares how she thinks big in life and medicine
Dr. Jennifer Arnold, star of TLC ’s “The Little Couple” reality TV show and a neonatologist at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, knew she would have lifelong obstacles to overcome after she was diagnosed as a child with spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia, a genetic mutation that led to her shortened growth. Arnold, named medical director of the simulation center at Johns Hopkins All Children’s earlier this year, overcame those obstacles by learning to “think big,” she… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Margie Manning Source Type: news

I'm Not A Runner, But I Just Ran A Half Marathon
A sports psychologist explains how to get through training, no matter how much you want to quit. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ransomware Malware and Other Nasty Viruses.
Join me Saturday October 21 at the ADA in Atlanta. At 12:45pm I will be lecturing on Ransomware Malware and Other Nasty Viruses. This lecture is free in the Tech Expo. Learn about how to protect your office from online threats and HIPAA violations. ContactLiptak Dental for a free HIPAA risk assessment for your practice. (Source: Dental Technology Blog)
Source: Dental Technology Blog - October 16, 2017 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Studies Skewed By Focus On Well-Off, Educated Brains
What does a "normal" brain look like? Something a lot different when researchers make sure that study participants reflect the race, education and income levels of the U.S. at large.(Image credit: Roy Scott/Ikon Images/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jon Hamilton Source Type: news

The patterns of children poisoning cases in community teaching hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - Alghadeer S, Alrohaimi M, Althiban A, Kalagi NA, Balkhi B, Khan AA.
Introduction Although the majority of poisoning-related cases can be managed in home settings, reduction of hospital visits and admissions are still important challenge. Thousands of interventions are involved and the appropriate management of poisoning i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

The prevalence of violent behavior among Lebanese university students: association with behavioral and mental health factors - Itani T, Fischer F, Chu JJ, Kraemer A.
OBJECTIVES: We estimated the prevalence of 2 key violent behaviors (weapons carrying and physical fighting), determined the health risk correlates of violent behavior, such as current tobacco smoking, alcohol binge drinking, and having multiple sexual part... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sexual behavior and heavy episodic drinking across the transition to adulthood: differences by college attendance - Vasilenko SA, Linden-Carmichael A, Lanza ST, Patrick ME.
Despite a growing literature on college students' sexual behaviors, little is known about how sexual behaviors, and their associations with alcohol, differ for college and noncollege attenders, and whether these patterns represent changes during college or... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Promoting the well-being of urban youth through drama-based peer education - Chung HL, Monday A, Perry A.
OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to examine youths' perceptions of a drama-based peer education approach to promote adolescent well-being. METHODS: High school students facilitated workshops on one of 7 topics (eg, dating violence) for 4733 ur... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Peer victimization among classmates-associations with students' internalizing problems, self-esteem, and life satisfaction - L åftman SB, Modin B.
Bullying is a major problem in schools and a large number of studies have demonstrated that victims have a high excess risk of poor mental health. It may however also affect those who are not directly victimized by peers. The present study investigates whe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

UR Medicine Breast Imaging to Offer Free Mammograms on October 28
In honor of October ’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, UR Medicine Breast Imaging – in conjunction with the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester and Cancer Services Program of Monroe County – is offering free annual mammograms to women age 40 and older on Saturday, October 28 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Highland Br east Imaging at Red Creek. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - October 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

URMC Scientist Lynne Maquat Elected to National Academy of Medicine
Lynne E. Maquat, Ph.D., an internationally recognized researcher who studies what happens in our cells during disease, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. The accolade places her amongst an elite group of scientists and physicians who have made significant contributions to health and medicine. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - October 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

FDA Clears Ustekinumab (Stelara) for Plaque Psoriasis in Teens FDA Clears Ustekinumab (Stelara) for Plaque Psoriasis in Teens
For at least two thirds of patients aged 12 to 17 years who were treated with ustekinumab, cleared skin or minimal psoriasis was achieved at week 12 in a phase 3 study.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines)
Source: Medscape Med Students Headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Dermatology News Alert Source Type: news

Many College Students Believe Stimulants Can Boost Grades
More frequent use of alcohol, marijuana also tied to increased likelihood of prescription stimulant use (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - October 16, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

TransEnterix Thought it Could – and Did
Bringing a surgical robotic system to the U.S. market proved to be an uphill climb for TransEnterix, but just like "The Little Engine That Could," persistence paid off. FDA cleared the company's Senhance Surgical Robotic System, formerly known as the ALF-X System, late last week. The company's shares jumped more than 95% ($1.40) Monday [NYSE: TRXC] on above-average trading volume and ended the day at $2.81. Morrisville, NC-based TransEnterix acquired the system in 2015 and dedicated extra effort last year to conducting in-depth usability studies to satisfy FDA expectations. The Senhance is now...
Source: MDDI - October 16, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Medical Device Business Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Third of health visitor course places were empty last year
Only two thirds of health visitor training places were used by the end of the last academic year, while problems filling school nursing and district nursing courses also continued up until the summer. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - October 16, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Winners of 2017 D.C. Public Health Case Challenge Announced
The winners of the fifth annual D.C. Public Health Case Challenge were announced at this year's National Academy of Medicine Annual Meeting. The challenge aims to promote interdisciplinary, problem-based learning around a public health issue of importance to the local Washington, D.C. community. Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - October 16, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

John Curtis retires after 19 years with Yale Medicine magazine
John Curtis leaves behind an enduring legacy of journalistic excellence with the award-winning publication he helped shape. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - October 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Should Labor and Delivery Nurses Perform Moderate Sedation? Should Labor and Delivery Nurses Perform Moderate Sedation?
A hospital wants its L&D nurses to learn moderate sedation in the rare event that an emergency C-section is performed under local anesthesia.Medscape Nurses (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Ask the Expert Source Type: news

When Is Digital Technology Not a Medical Device in the US?
Conclusion Whether you are an incumbent, a contender, or a hopeful, the direction of FDA regulation in this area is positive. Since the first iPad was launched, several types of healthcare software have moved from regulated to not regulated, and FDA’s guidance documents confirm that they intend to focus their enforcement resources on high-risk software products. If companies design their products in ways such that they are fairly described as not “active” or not “primary,” then the five “non-medical device” categories of the Cures Act will become the standard way to consciousl...
Source: MDDI - October 16, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Roger Cepeda Tags: Regulatory and Compliance Source Type: news

Stryker wins FDA nod for cementless Mako total knee system
Stryker (NYSE:SYK) said today it won FDA 510(k) clearance for its cementless Mako total knee system with Triathlon Tritanium. The Kalamazoo, Mich.-based company touted the Triathlon Titanium as combining kinematics from its Triathlon knee with highly porous biologic fixation technology. The system features the company’s Tritanium tibial baseplate and metal-backed patella components as well, the company said. Stryker said that cementless procedures are increasing in popularity, and the newly cleared platform expands the robotics offerings for orthopedic surgeons seeking an alternative to bone cement. “...
Source: Mass Device - October 16, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: 510(k) Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Orthopedics Regulatory/Compliance Stryker Source Type: news

Key to expanding genetic code described by Yale scientists
Yale scientists have described the atomic structure of a protein that is the key tool in efforts by synthetic biologists to expand the genetic code. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - October 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Are You Prioritizing What Matters Most? The Payoff Is Huge At Home And Work
A new survey in the report shows that while 76 percent of workers believe something like resilience training would help, only (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yale ’s Amy Arnsten elected to National Academy of Medicine
Yale neuroscientist Amy Arnsten has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, formerly the Institute of Medicine. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - October 16, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Urine test for diabetes: What you need to know
Urine tests for diabetes check for protein, ketones, and glucose. They are frequently used for diagnosing and monitoring diabetes. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 16, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Pedagogical Scholarship in Public Health: A Call for Cultivating Learning Communities to Support Evidence-Based Education
Open access article reviews current avenues for sharing public health educational research, curricula, and best teaching practices; identifies useful models from other health professions; and offers suggestions for how the field of public health education can develop communities of learning devoted to supporting pedagogy. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - October 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news