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Medical News Today: High-potassium foods to avoid with kidney disease
People with chronic kidney disease need to avoid eating potassium-rich foods. Damaged kidneys cannot process potassium properly, which can then build up in the blood and cause weakness, fatigue, and tingling. In this article, learn which high-potassium foods to avoid with kidney disease and what to replace them with. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Nipple-Areolar Complex Reconstruction Nipple-Areolar Complex Reconstruction
Learn more about the rectangle-to-cube nipple flap -- an exciting new technique for challenging nipple reconstruction.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome
Learn more about this condition associated with cannabinoid overuse, and find out how to effectively manage these patients who present to the ED.Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Managing Morbidity and Treatment-Related Toxicity in AS Managing Morbidity and Treatment-Related Toxicity in AS
Find out more about the morbidities associated with ankylosing spondylitis and its treatment, and learn how to best manage them.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Stress helps unlearn fear
(Ruhr-University Bochum) Stress can have a positive effect on extinction learning, which causes previously learned associations to dissolve. According to the findings of cognitive psychologists at Ruhr-Universit ä t Bochum, stress causes extinction learning to occur independent of context. This might prove useful for example in therapies for anxiety disorders. Dr. Shira Meir Drexler, Professor Dr. Oliver Wolf, and assistant professor Dr. Christian Merz from the Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience in Bochum outline their findings in the journal Behavior Therapy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UTSA researcher identifies barriers impacting PrEP use among Latino gay and bisexual men
(University of Texas at San Antonio) A new study led by a UTSA researcher examines the social perceptions of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), a medication to prevent HIV, among gay and bisexual men in Texas. Over a six-month period, UTSA assistant professor Phillip Schnarrs worked with education, health care and nonprofit partners to survey more than 100 gay and bisexual men from the White, Latino and African-American communities about their perceptions of PrEP. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Religious left mobilized in solidarity for Women's March on Chicago, study finds
(University of Notre Dame) Kriag Beyerlein's study, co-authored with Notre Dame graduate student Peter Ryan, compares the 2017   Women's March Chicago with historical examples of religiously motivated progressive social activism and is now published in Sociology of Religion. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Global Health Center at Georgetown announces new program focused on biosafety, biosecurity
(Georgetown University Medical Center) The Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University Medical Center announces the launch of a new research and education program focused on biosafety, biosecurity, and protecting the health and safety of the laboratory and clinical researchers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Alexander von Humboldt Professorship for Peter Baumann
(Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz) Molecular biologist Professor Peter Baumann of Mainz University received an Alexander von Humboldt Professorship. Germany's highest endowed research prize was presented yesterday by Anja Karliczeck, Federal Minister of Education and Research, and Professor Hans-Christian Pape, the President of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, at an event held in Berlin. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 9, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Brood parasitism in fish
(University of Konstanz) Biologists from Brno (Czech Republic) and the University of Konstanz prove that 'evolutionary experience' as well as learning protects cichlid fish from the brood parasitism practiced by the African cuckoo catfish. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 9, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

MCM (Medical Countermeasures) Coordinator Common Responsibilities and Associated Skills
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response. 09/2017 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Division of State and Local Readiness Training Team identified this three-page set of six Medical Countermeasure (MCM) Coordinator common responsibilities and associated skills to aid in assessing the training needs of MCM Coordinators across the country. Each of the six common responsibilities is generally defined, and includes six to nine associated skills that more specifically illustrate skills used for each responsibility. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide fo...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Chemical Releases Caused by Natural Hazard Events and Disasters: Information for Public Health Authorities
World Health Organization. 04/2018 This 50-page document aims to provide information to planners in the health sector and to public health authorities who wish to learn more about chemical releases resulting from natural hazard events. While the main theme of the document is natural-hazard-triggered technological events, information is also provided about other sources of chemical release subsequent to a natural hazard event. The document gives an overview of the role and activities of the health sector at all stages of the risk management cycle. (PDF) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Simple Post-Surgery Step Reduces Bladder Cancer Recurrence
Flushing the bladder with a common chemotherapy drug immediately after surgery significantly reduces the chances of bladder cancer returning, according to a major study led by Edward M. Messing, M.D., and an international clinical trials network funded by the National Cancer Institute. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Researchers discover cellular messengers communicate with bacteria in the mouth
This study establishes that there is a clear channel of communication between RNA messengers and bacteria in our mouth,” said Wong, who holds the Felix and Mildred Yip Endowed Chair in Dentistry. “Furthermore, we have shown that these messengers may play an important role in mediating interac tions between bacteria and their host.”Another significant study finding was the majority of tRNA bacteria sequences that show high sequence similarity with salivary tsRNAs came from antibiotic-resistant Gram-negative bacteria. This observation could lead to a better understanding of the mechanisms behind the growth ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Statement About Dr. Donald W. Seldin
The RAND Corporation notes with profound regret the death of Dr. Donald W. Seldin, 97, a longtime RAND trustee and icon of American medicine who transformed a ramshackle medical school in Dallas into one of the nation's finest research and teaching institutions. (Source: RAND)
Source: RAND - May 9, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: RAND Corporation Source Type: news

High-intensity interval training beneficial after testicular cancer
Simple HIIT intervention reduced tiredness and improved self-esteem in testicular cancer survivors Related items fromOnMedica Exercise and psychological treatments cut cancer fatigue Preoperative exercise halves lung cancer complication rate A clinical review of testicular tumours Urgent action needed on men ’s reproductive health Inherited genetic faults blamed for almost half of testicular cancer (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 9, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NNLM Resource Picks: Healthy Aging – Promoting Healthy Living in Older Adults through Quality Health Information
May 30, 2018 1:00PM-2:00PM MDT,  3:00PM – 4:00PM ET Please register: https://nnlm.gov/class/nnlm-resource-picks-healthy-aging-promoting-healthy-living-older-adults-through-quality-health This webinar focuses on seniors and their use and access to Quality Health Information Resources from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and NLM’s MedlinePlus will be highlighted. NIA offers a variety of health information for seniors including exercise and physical activity campaigns such as Go4Life and Fit4Function, and resources such as the Talking with Your Doctor Toolkit. MedlinePlus has various resources of senior...
Source: MCR News - May 8, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: All Members Webinars and Training Source Type: news

Dentistry ’s Social Media Expert Rita Zamora Launching New Book During CDA Anaheim
While Supplies Last, Free Autographed Copies of “Get Found, Get Liked, Get Patients: Making the Most of Social Media” Will Be Available in the CareCredit Booth on Thursday May 17th from 12:30 PM – 1:00 PMBoulder, CO – May 1, 2018 – Rita Zamora, a social media marketing thought leader known for helping dentists and specialists shine online, will be introducing her new social media marketing book for dentists at CareCredit booth # 704 during the California Dental Association Meeting in Anaheim.Entitled “Get Found, Get Liked, Get Patients: Making the Most of Social Media” this ea...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 8, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Introducing Dr. Danny Jacobs, OHSU's new president, and his 3 questions
Dr. Danny Jacobs, a surgeon by training, will earn $1.1 million a year and lead 16,000 employees. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 8, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Introducing Dr. Danny Jacobs, OHSU's new president, and his 3 questions
Dr. Danny Jacobs, a surgeon by training, will earn $1.1 million a year and lead 16,000 employees. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Many States Don't Restrict Pot Possession by Childcare Workers Many States Don't Restrict Pot Possession by Childcare Workers
State regulations for early care and education centers may not do enough to prevent children from being exposed to marijuana, tobacco or alcohol, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Sports drinks remain popular with U.S. teens
(Reuters Health) - More than half of U.S. high school students still have sports drinks at least once a week and their ranks are growing, although a new study suggests fewer teens have these sugary, calorie-laden beverages every day. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Music improves your brain: Study finds musicians are better at solving problems and making decisions
(Natural News) Music has charms to soothe the savage beast, so wrote the playwright-poet William Congreve. Science has shown that music can also heal and slow down the aging process. But new research has found one more reason to learn this universal language: Music can actually make you smarter. Researchers from the University of Granada observed the neurological... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Directory Lists Mental Health Providers With Diabetes Expertise New Directory Lists Mental Health Providers With Diabetes Expertise
The American Diabetes Association and the American Psychological Association have created a new public directory of mental health providers with diabetes-specific education or experience, the organizations announced recently.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Top Massachusetts Court Clears MIT in Student Suicide Lawsuit Top Massachusetts Court Clears MIT in Student Suicide Lawsuit
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Many UK Medical Students Have Negative Attitudes Toward Palliative Care Many UK Medical Students Have Negative Attitudes Toward Palliative Care
A significant proportion of U.K. medical students expect palliative care to be less satisfying than other specialties, British researchers have found.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the treatments for plantar fibroma?
A plantar fibroma is a non-cancerous growth in the foot. It grows in the plantar fascia, in the arch of the foot. It has a range of potential causes including genetics and chronic liver disease. Diagnosis is often achieved through X-ray. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. Learn more about plantar fibroma here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Bones / Orthopedics Source Type: news

52 hospitalized in apparent school poisoning in Ukraine
Authorities in Ukraine are investigating an outbreak of sickness believed to be poisoning that sent 50 students and two teachers to the hospital in the city of Cherkassy (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Umbilical granuloma: When to see a doctor
An umbilical granuloma is a common abnormality that looks like a red, moist lump of tissue on the navel. They frequently occur in newborns and rarely form in adults. Here, learn how to care for an umbilical granuloma. We also explore signs of infection, when to see a doctor, and available treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

Can a judge solve the opioid crisis?
Multidistrict litigation cases have become the court system ’s tool of choice for handling high-profile harm caused by national companies. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 8, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Experts have new advice on prostate cancer screening. Here's why they put it back on the table
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force is changing its advice to men about prostate cancer screening. In new guidelines, the task force now recommends that clinicians individualize PSA screening for men 55 to 69 who are interested in it after learning about the potential benefits and harms. (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 8, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Healy Source Type: news

Care home nurse hopes to roll-out falls learning across provider
A drop in falls has been observed at a care home on the South Coast, following the completion of an academic programme by one of its senior nurses. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 8, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

University schools win Silver Athena SWAN Awards
Three of the University ’ s schools have successfully gained Silver Athena SWAN Awards in the November 2017 submission round, recognising their ongoing commitment to gender equality. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 8, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: ; Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, School of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, School of Mathematics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School Source Type: news

Tanzania:Pregnancies End Educational Dreams of 170 Girls
[Daily News] Dodoma -SOME 165 girls have for the past three years dropped out of secondary schools due to pregnancies in Mpwapwa District, according to District Education Officer (DEO) Leonard Msigwa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

May is #LupusAwarenessMonth! Learn about the research being done to help develop therapies for lupus: https://go.usa.gov/xQNCM   pic.twitter.com/BK8UkUtfw2
May is #LupusAwarenessMonth! Learn about the research being done to help develop therapies for lupus: https://go.usa.gov/xQNCM  pic.twitter.com/BK8UkUtfw2 (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 8, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDAOMH) Source Type: news

Disaster Health Core Curriculum
National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health [Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences]. 05/07/2018 This course consists of 11 30-minute to one-hour online training lessons covering a variety of disaster health topics such as personal or family preparedness, communication, surge capacity, ethical and legal issues encountered in disasters, and considerations for recovery. The curriculum is designed to be taken by healthcare professionals in pieces or as a whole. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

URMC Surgeons, Troopers Offer Prescription Drug Take Back May 19
The Rochester community is invited to safely dispose prescription medications from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at the University of Rochester Medical Center. The Prescription Drug Take Back, offered collaboratively with the New York State Police, will be held at 415 Elmwood Ave., near the intersection with Kendrick Road. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - May 8, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Nigeria:'Govt Has Continually Shortchanged Resident Doctors Over the Years'
[Daily Trust] Dr Ahmed Ganiyu Olanipekun is the acting president of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD). In this interview, he spoke on how the Federal government failed in its memorandum of terms of settlement signed with the association following the 2017 strike, the sack of Resident doctors in Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) and their demands among others. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

AHA: Nurse's Colleagues Use the CPR He Taught Them to Save His Life
TUESDAY, May 8, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Nurse Michael Lovelace has been training his colleagues in high-quality CPR for more than three decades, including the past 16 years in the emergency department of the University of Alabama at... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Advanced practice RNs fill critical gaps in primary healthcare
55 million Americans live in areas with a shortage of primary care providers. Advanced practice nurses and nurse practitioners are meeting the challenge. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 8, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why do I wake up gasping for air?
Waking up gasping for air can be a frightening experience, especially if it has never happened before. Fortunately, many underlying conditions, such as anxiety, sleep apnea, and GERD, are treatable. In this article, learn why a person wakes up gasping for air, what tips and medicines may help, and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news

Differentiating between probiotics and "postbiotics"
(Natural News) So what’s in a name? For scientists, it’s the chance to learn more about a new compound that carries potential benefits to human health. In a study published in the journal Trends in Food Science & Technology, the team looked at how “postbiotics” – defined as soluble factors that are released by probiotics –... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three professors awarded by Royal Society of Chemistry
Three professors from the University of Bristol ’ s School of Chemistry have won prestigious awards from the Royal Society of Chemistry. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 8, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Grants and Awards; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Chemistry; Press Release Source Type: news

Online Western Blot training
Link: Lambda UContent-type: links (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - May 8, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

Deadly cycle: Eating high-fat food makes us hungrier, more likely to snack on junk
(Natural News) Obesity isn’t just a problem with eating too much: Most of the time, there are behavioral triggers that lead to this condition, and learning to identify them will create new ideas to effectively combat the situation. This was the focus of a study led by researchers from the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) and the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Learning from nature: Scientists create new material inspired by leaves to separate oil from water for cleaning up oil spills
(Natural News) Scientists have developed 3-D printed solutions to solve one of the most devastating man-made disasters. They looked at leaf structure to create a material that can separate oil and water, which has potential applications in safer and more efficient oil spill clean-up methods. The researchers used 3D printing to mimic a biological phenomenon in leaves... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Botswana:Food Bank to Provide Nutritional Supplement
[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Food Bank Botswana and Moamogwa Primary School in Mogoditshane have partnered under the Adopt-a-school initiative in effort to help improve students' performance. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 8, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Exclusive: Learning disability nurse shortage needs ‘real’ action
Gaps in services are now appearing due to learning disabilities nursing workforce shortages while the pipeline of new nurses coming into the specialty is also at significant risk, sparking calls for a national campaign specifically focused on it to boost numbers. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 8, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Health Tip: Learn Football Helmet Safety
-- A football helmet is a necessary part of the uniform that reduces the risk of a concussion or other head injury. But the helmet has to fit properly. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission offers these tips for selecting a football... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 8, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Learn Football Helmet Safety
Title: Health Tip: Learn Football Helmet SafetyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/8/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/8/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - May 8, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news