Uganda: Cancer-Causing Agents Found in City Groundwater
[Monitor] Researchers from IHE Delft Institute for Water Education together with their counterparts from universities in Uganda and Tanzania have found traces of 25 harmful viruses in surface water in the slums of Kampala and Dar es Salaam. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Kenya: Deadly Viruses Found in Kampala and Arusha Water
[Nation] Researchers from IHE Delft Institute for Water Education and their peers from Uganda and Tanzania have found traces of 25 DNA virus families -- some of them with adverse health risk for humans -- in underground water in the slums of Kampala and Arusha. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Tanzania: Cancer Causing Pathogens Found in Kampala, Arusha Slum Groundwater
[East African] Researchers from IHE Delft Institute for Water Education alongside their peers from local universities in Uganda and Tanzania have found traces of 25 harmful viruses in surface water in the slums of Kampala and Arusha. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

LifeSave Transport to Host 'Day in Our Life' Billing Workshop
Wichita, KS – LifeSave Transport, a ground and critical care air transport company, is pleased to host the second annual “Day In Our Life” billing workshop at LifeSave headquarters in Wichita, KS on Friday, May 10, 2019 alongside the Kansas EMS Association (KEMSA) Billing Society. This workshop, developed by LifeSave Billing Director, Nancy Ratzlaff, focuses on innovative ways to provide hands-on training for billers and patient care providers. By bringing both the billing and patient care aspect of transport together, Nancy and her team have created a workshop with scenario-based training, allowing each ...
Source: JEMS Operations - April 9, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: LifeSave Transport (press release) Tags: Press Releases Operations Source Type: news

Hyperice, Inc. Launches Technology-Based Performance Optimization Program for Firefighters
Company partners with RULK, a leading functional training expert to aid in developing this program IRVINE, Calif. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hyperice Inc., a leading performance technology company known for its recovery and mobility devices, today announces the first performance optimization program specifically developed for firefighters and first responders. To further develop this initiative, the company has partnered with RULK, a leading training and conditioning specialist, well known for his raw functional training developed for first responders, firefighters, special ops teams and SWAT. Hyperice’s prog...
Source: JEMS Operations - April 9, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Hyperice Inc. (press release) Tags: Press Releases Operations Source Type: news

Abusive head trauma, healthcare, and childhood professionals' lack of knowledge is detrimental to the child's interest - Laurent-Vannier A, Chevignard M.
OBJECTIVE: To assess the knowledge of professionals on abusive head trauma (AHT) and shaking so as to adapt their training and thus promote the improvement of AHT screening and prevention. METHOD: A questionnaire was developed on the knowledge of t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Empowering bystanders to intervene: Trauma Responders Unify to Empower (TRUE) Communities - Tatebe L, Speedy S, Kang D, Barnum T, Cosey-Gay F, Regan S, Stone L, Swaroop M.
BACKGROUND: Timely and effective bystander first aid can improve outcomes for trauma victims. Bystanders are present at most traumas and are more likely to assist with prior training. MATERIALS AND METHODS: An evidence-based course was created for ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the difference between a headache and a migraine?
While most people experience a headache occasionally, migraine is a condition that causes severe head pain and other symptoms. Learn more about the differences here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

High-intensity interval training increases injuries, Rutgers study finds
(Rutgers University) People who engage in high-intensity interval training are at greater risk for injury, especially in the knees and shoulders, a Rutgers study found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Springer Nature partners with Cancer Research UK to improve researcher's skills in data management
(Springer) Early career researchers, clinical fellows and in-house research support staff at Cancer Research UK will participate in specially tailored research data training workshops organized by the Nature Research Academies. The two-day workshops cover the theory and practice of data sharing and management with the aim of ensuring researchers feel more confident and knowledgeable about how and where they should store and share their data. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about high potassium
Symptoms of high potassium, or hyperkalemia, may include nausea, and difficulty breathing. A person may not show symptoms. Kidney issues are the main cause. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

New to college? Spend some time alone
(University of Rochester) Seeking solitude -- for the right reasons -- can be good for first-year college students, research suggests. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Too hungry to learn -- new research provides food for thought
(Lancaster University) Food insecurity -- that is, limited access to sufficient safe and nutritious food at home -- negatively impacts on the learning ability of adolescents in India, new research shows. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

MDI Biological Laboratory to hold panel discussion on the opioid crisis in Maine
(Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory) The MDI Biological Laboratory and the University of New England are bringing Maine researchers together to discuss how they can identify solutions to the opioid epidemic in Maine. In a first step toward this goal, the institution will hold a panel discussion on the opioid crisis at the upcoming 46th Maine Biological and Medical Sciences Symposium, a statewide gathering at which students and scientists have the opportunity to network, collaborate, exchange ideas and share research results. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 9, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New guideline decreases breast cancer re-operation rates
(University of British Columbia Okanagan campus) A UBC medical student has determined that a new surgical guideline is making a difference for breast cancer patients. Alex Monaghan, a second-year Southern Medical Program (SMP) student at UBC Okanagan, recently completed a study using patient data from BC Cancer-Kelowna. His research compared re-operation rates for breast cancer patients before and after a new surgical guideline was introduced five years ago. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 9, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

GE Healthcare in AI Collaboration with ACR
Larger medtech companies are really starting to see the value of artificial intelligence. Some companies like GE Healthcare have already taken a deep-dive into the world of AI. The Chicago-based company just announced achieving another significant milestone into AI by farming a partnership with American College of Radiology (ACR). The collaboration will have GE Healthcare integrating the Edison platform with the ACR AI-Lab. Edison serves as a “digital thread” for GE Healthcare’s existing AI partnerships and products, the partnership will extend these services and allow ...
Source: MDDI - April 9, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Digital Health Business Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause a dry cough?
A dry cough is a type of cough that does not bring up phlegm. Dry coughs are often short-lived and rarely a cause for concern. However, a chronic dry cough can be a symptom of an underlying condition. Learn more about the causes and treatments of dry coughs here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory Source Type: news

PAINWeekEnd in Raleigh, N.C., Offers CE/CME Education to Meet the...
A Full Day of Pain Management for the Main Street Practitioner on Saturday, May 4; mingle with faculty and attendees, learn and earn up to 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits for $129(PRWeb April 09, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/painweekend_in_raleigh_n_c_offers_ce_cme_education_to_meet_the_challenges_of_opioid_prescribing_regulations/prweb16228066.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

MedLearn Publishing Launching Educational Webcasts to Benefit...
MedLearn Publishing is now offering educational webcasts approved for continuing education for the Radiology Certified Coder in Interventional Radiology (RCCIR) licensure from the Radiology Certified...(PRWeb April 09, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/medlearn_publishing_launching_educational_webcasts_to_benefit_interventional_radiology_coding_professionals/prweb16223923.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The city where children are learning to love mosquitoes
Millions of mosquitoes carrying bacteria are being released in Medellin to stop viruses spreading. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

She lived for 99 years with organs in all the wrong places and never knew it
Oregon medical students got a thrilling surprise last year when they opened a cadaver and found her organs in all the wrong places. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yeshiva schools must exclude unvaccinated amid measles surge
The New York City Health Department has ordered all Orthodox Jewish schools in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn to exclude non-vaccinated students from classes during the current measles outbreak (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Reducing stress and building resilience in the NHS workforce
Health Education England has launched a new framework to help health and social care employers improve the mental wellbeing of their employees. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 9, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical Imaging leading a new way of developing student and resident learners
(Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media)
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - April 8, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

Vitamins and Supplements Can ’t Replace a Balanced Diet, Study Says
Roughly 90% of American adults do not eat enough fruits and vegetables, but many are trying to make up for it by popping pills. According to the Council for Responsible Nutrition, 75% of U.S. adults take a dietary supplement of some kind. Multivitamins, many people believe, are a one-step way to get the nutrients they need. But new research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine suggests that vitamins and supplements may not be enough to keep you healthy. Nutrients consumed via supplements do not improve health and longevity as effectively as those consumed through foods, according to the study. While getting the rig...
Source: TIME: Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

America ’s toothfairy presents educational grant to the university of illinois college of dentistry
(Chicago, IL – February 25, 2019) As part of its mission to support oral health education for underserved communities, America ’s ToothFairy awarded a $5,000 grant to the Pediatric Dentistry Clinic of the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. The presentation, which took place at their annual Celebration of Smiles event held February 21st during the Chicago Dental Society’sMidWinter Meeting, was part of America ’s ToothFairy’s Chicago Smiles Initiative.In Chicago 63% of third graders have cavities and more than half go untreated. The initiative, which is sponsored by GC America, su...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 8, 2019 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

U.S. liver cancer deaths more common with less education
Liver cancer is the most rapidly rising cause of U.S. cancer deaths, and most of those dying from this disease are people with less education, a new study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Variation ID'd in Rate of Sexual Onset Before 13 Among Boys
MONDAY, April 8, 2019 -- For boys, rates of sexual onset before age 13 years vary with race/ethnicity, location, and maternal education level, according to a study published online April 8 in JAMA Pediatrics. Laura D. Lindberg, Ph.D., from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Tips to increase stamina
Methods of increasing stamina include meditation, exercise, and consuming caffeine. Stamina can help prevent physical fatigue and enhance mental focus. Learn more about boosting stamina here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Students may feel safer with stricter gun laws
U.S. adolescents living in states with stricter gun laws may feel safer at school, a survey of high school students suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

OHSU students make surprise discovery when dissecting body
When students in a gross anatomy class at Oregon Health& Science University dissected the chest cavity of a body last spring, they noticed something odd. The large vein that conveys oxygenated blood back from the abdominal cavity to the extremities was in an unusual place. When they probed further, they found that the liver and stomach were transposed, but her heart remained on the left side of her chest. The small intestine and large intestine wer e also switched left to right. What was even more… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

New patents suggest Apple wants to teach your Watch to smell, which could lead to noninvasive blood glucose sensing
The two sensors could also be used to detect pollution or carbon monoxide, or help prevent exacerbation of respiratory conditions. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 8, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

The Journey of Arti Sah, a Midwife in Nepal
By CARE International; GSKApril 08, 2019“There is nothing bigger than the happiness I feel when a healthy mother leaves with a healthy baby.”Arti Sah works as a midwife at the Aambote health facility in  a remote community in Nepal. She completed her midwifery training, thanks to a CARE-GSK program that trains frontline health workers who are vital in bringing more and better-quality maternal, neonatal, and reproductive health services to women in rural Nepal. (Source: IntraHealth International)
Source: IntraHealth International - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbishopp Tags: World Health Worker Week Midwives Nepal Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the side effects of Tamiflu in children?
Tamiflu is a prescription drug that doctors sometimes use to treat the influenza, or flu, virus. In this article, learn about the possible side effects and risks in children. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

NLM Announces New Online Course
April 8, 2019. The National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) of NLM is pleased to announce the newly revised tutorial, Finding and Using Health Statistics. Designed to introduce librarians and students to the basic terminology and principles of health statistics, the course also provides a useful outline of the various U.S. sources for important statistical data. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - April 8, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Did you solve it? 24 hour puzzle people
The solutions to today ’s puzzlesEarlier today I set you four Masyu puzzles from the 24 Hour Puzzle Championship.Click here for a printable sheet of the puzzles.The solutions are:Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 8, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Alex Bellos Tags: Mathematics Education Science Logic puzzles Source Type: news

Keeping our mouths shut: the fear and racialized self-censorship of British healthcare professionals in PREVENT training - Younis T, Jadhav S.
The PREVENT policy introduced a duty for British health professionals to identify and report patients they suspect may be vulnerable towards radicalisation. Research on PREVENT's impact in healthcare is scant, especially on the lived experiences of staff. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Depression in somatic disorders: is there a beneficial effect of exercise? - Roeh A, Kirchner SK, Malchow B, Maurus I, Schmitt A, Falkai P, Hasan A.
Background: The beneficial effects of exercise training on depressive symptoms are well-established. In the past years, more research attention has been drawn to the specific effects of exercise training on depressive symptoms in somatically ill pat... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Superficial ballistic trauma and subjective pain experienced during force-on-force training and the observed recovery pattern - Biggs A, Doubrava M.
INTRODUCTION: Military training involves preparing individuals for combat, yet applying the stressors of combat while maintaining a safe training environment is exceedingly difficult. One method to induce significant anxiety while still maintaining reasona... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effectiveness of group interpersonal psychotherapy for decreasing aggression and increasing social support among Chinese university students: a randomized controlled study - Li Y, Roslan SB, Ahmad NAB, Omar ZB, Zhang L.
The objective of this randomized controlled experimental study was to determine the intervention effect of group interpersonal psychotherapy (G-IPT) for aggression and social support among Chinese first-grade university students. METHOD... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

John Brown University, Nursing Education Consortium Sign Agreement
John Brown University and the Arkansas Rural Nursing Education Consortium sign a memorandum of understanding to increase opportunities for students to advance their careers without leaving their communities. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 8, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Text messages show promise as next step for improving heart health in China
Motivational texts are a well-liked, feasible new way to provide additional support to Chinese patients with heart disease outside of the doctor ’s office. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

After More Than 30 Years, Education Is Still His Passion
Robin Winter, M.D., M.M.M., was recently recognized for his leadership, mentoring and efforts to advance the specialty during a span of more than 30 years as a family medicine residency program director. (Source: AAFP News)
Source: AAFP News - April 8, 2019 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Women as One:'The Sky's the Limit' for Women in Medicine Women as One:'The Sky's the Limit' for Women in Medicine
Roxana Mehran, MD, co-founder of Women as One, explains its mission to coach and mentor female physicians to develop leadership skills, learn negotiation tactics, and maximize their talents.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Nearly 1 in 13 US males reported having sex before age 13, study says
The percentage of boys who start having sex at a young age can vary based on factors such as where they live and their mothers' education level, according to a new study. Yet among those boys, only about half described their first time as something they fully "wanted." (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Earth ’ s recovery from mass extinction could take millions of years
How long will it take our biosphere to recover from the current climate crisis? It ’ s a question that makes for a sobering examination of Earth ’ s ongoing destruction. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences Source Type: news

In cellular world, strong relationships the key to healing old wounds
For the first time, Yale scientists have identified new processes of cell movement in wound healing in outer layer tissue abrasions. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New tool helps find genetic culprits in cancer ’s spread
Using CRISPR gene editing technology, Yale researchers have devised a way to identify the complex processes that result in deadly metastasis. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - April 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Q & A: 607 Island Atolls Means it Hard to Distribute Leprosy Healthcare to All Micronesians
Marcus Samo, Assistant Secretary in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Department of Health Services, is concerned that the country has been unable to reduce the prevalence of Hansen’s disease. Credit: Stella Paul/IPSBy Stella PaulPOHNPEI , Apr 8 2019 (IPS) During his 22-year career in the health sector, Marcus Samo has seen the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) suffer from an increased burden of disease while at the same time the resources to address them have either remained the same or decreased. Samo is the Assistant Secretary in the country’s Department of Health Services, a post he has held for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Federated States of Micronesia Nippon Foundation Sasakawa Health Foundation Sasakawa Memorial He Source Type: news

Q & A: 607 Island Atolls Means it ’ s Hard to Distribute Leprosy Healthcare to All Micronesians
Marcus Samo, Assistant Secretary in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Department of Health Services, is concerned that the country has been unable to reduce the prevalence of Hansen’s disease. Credit: Stella Paul/IPSBy Stella PaulPOHNPEI , Apr 8 2019 (IPS) During his 22-year career in the health sector, Marcus Samo has seen the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) suffer from an increased burden of disease while at the same time the resources to address them have either remained the same or decreased. Samo is the Assistant Secretary in the country’s Department of Health Services, a post he has held for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Stella Paul Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Federated States of Micronesia leprosy Nippon Foundation Sasakawa Health Foundation Sasakawa M Source Type: news