Medical News Today: What is griseofulvin?
Griseofulvin oral tablet is a prescription medication used to treat fungal infections of the hair, nails, and skin. It's available as a generic drug and as the brand-name drug Gris-PEG. Griseofulvin also comes as an oral liquid suspension. Learn about side effects, dosage, warnings, and more for the oral tablet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Botswana:Tsetseng Pleads for Health Services At Kgalagadi
[Botswana Daily News] Tsetseng -Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology, who is also a Member of Parliament for Tatatokwane constituency, Mr Ngaka Ngaka promised residents of Tsetseng in his constituency that he would follow up the possibility of continued health services provision to the village from Kgalagadi District rather than Kweneng. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Local venture funding plunged big time last quarter. But it's not all bad news.
Venture funding for Greater Washington companies fell nearly 50 percent in the second quarter from a year ago, but the region's take for the first half of the year remains above last year. The region's VC haul totaled $237.27 million across 50 companies, compared with $432.23 million across 54 companies a year ago, according to the PitchBook-NVCA Venture Monitor. The 2017 second quarter total included $190 million for D.C. education firm EverFi. The silver lining: The $866.27 mill ion raised during… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 10, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Andy Medici Source Type: news

Ecology and AI
(Harvard University) Using more than three million photographs from the citizen science project Snapshot Serengeti, researchers trained a deep learning algorithm to automatically identify, count and describe animals in their natural habitats. Results showed the system was able to automate the process for up to 99.3 percent of images as accurately as human volunteers. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 10, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Nutrition expert says to load up on protein and carbs after a workout to boost athletic performance
(Natural News) After your workout, you need to consume food that’s rich in protein and carbohydrates, according to expert, Dr. Fernando Naclerio, principal lecturer in strength training and sports nutrition at the University of Greenwich. Dr. Naclerio says consuming food rich in macronutrients can help athletes ensure their body’s recovery. In particular, he emphasized the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is dexamethasone?
Dexamethasone oral tablet is a prescription medication used to treat conditions such as inflammation, allergic reactions, ulcerative colitis, and adrenal insufficiency. It's available as a generic drug and as the brand-name drugs DexPak and Decadron. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is cephalexin?
Cephalexin oral capsule is a prescription medication that comes as the brand-name drug Keflex and as a generic drug. It's used to treat infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the ear, skin, bone, throat, respiratory tract, and urinary tract. Learn about side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is acyclovir?
Acyclovir comes in several prescription forms, including an oral tablet. The acyclovir oral tablet is used to treat viral infections such as shingles, genital herpes, and chickenpox. This form is available as both a generic drug and the brand-name drug Zovirax. Learn about its side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Clinical negligence: does clerical staff bear responsibility?
Deborah Blythe, partner and head of the Clinical Negligence team at Russell-Cooke, discusses two cases involving admin and nursing staff and the role adequate training and protocols can have in preventing these events Related items fromOnMedica BMA responds to rapid review into gross negligence manslaughter Is the legal bar for convicting HCPs of manslaughter 'too low'? Review published to protect doctors over medical errors MPs and peers must act to curb negligence claims Healthcare should be made a ‘safety critical industry’ (Source: OnMedica Views)
Source: OnMedica Views - July 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Sears Optical, AARP Vision Discounts provided by EyeMed
As an AARP member, you can save on eye exams, frames and lenses (including Transitions). ... Learn more and how to access these vision discounts. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - July 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

How a mother saved her son from sepsis
When Oliver Leather, from Cheltenham, cut his knee during pre-season rugby training, the gash looked like a run-of-the-mill sports injury. It later developed into a near-deadly case of sepsis. This is his story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Med Students from Community Colleges More Likely to Become PCPs (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) --'An important yet undervalued asset'(Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - July 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Yale scientists flip molecular switches on building blocks of life
The researchers are expanding our understanding of how bacteria continue to evolve and adapt at the molecular level. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Meet the Feminists of Western Mali
July 10, 2018Contraception, sex ed, fistula, female genital mutilation —this group tackles them all. en fran çaisIt seemed like a strange place for a meeting.We had just parked on a side street in Kayes, Mali, and climbed out of the car. It wasn ’t until we rounded a corner and stepped into a wide alley that we found the group we were scheduled to meet, and I saw why we needed such a big space.More than 60 women and girls, ranging from grandmothers to teenagers to infants in arms, were there waiting for us. They rose to their feet, smiling and gesturing to the plush couches they ’d set out for...
Source: IntraHealth International - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Prepare Your Resume, Hone Your Interview Skills
Registration is now open for the Employment Acquisition Skills Boot Camp for Scientists, a new professional development program by the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS). Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) graduate programs in the United States do an excellent job of preparing students for careers in academia. As students and a growing number of reports note, however, many STEM graduate students are interested in employment in a variety of sectors by the time they complete their degree. Students continue to report that they feel ill-prepared and ill-equipped to pursue employment in thes...
Source: Public Policy Reports - July 9, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Meet with Your Lawmakers to Inform Science Policy this Summer
Registration is now open for the 2018 Biological Sciences Congressional District Visits event. This national initiative, organized by the American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is an opportunity for scientists from across the country to meet with their federal or state elected officials to showcase the people, facilities, and equipment that are required to support and conduct scientific research and education. Now in its tenth year, the event enables scientists, graduate students, representatives of research facilities, and people affiliated with scientific collections to meet with their federal or state elect...
Source: Public Policy Reports - July 9, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Expand Your Broader Impact Skills: AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program designed to enhance the communication skills of scientists, particularly those interested in communicating with decision-makers and the news media. The program is an excellent way to develop new communication skills and identify effective methods for broadening the impact of research and education programs. The AIBS Communications Training Boot Camp for Scientists expands on AIBS’ highly successful media and science policy training workshops. The Boot Camp meets the needs of everyone from graduate students to senior r...
Source: Public Policy Reports - July 9, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Short Takes
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), along with the National Science Foundation (NSF), have announced that more than 140 individuals and organizations will receive presidential awards for their excellence in teaching or mentoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) will be awarded to kindergarten through sixth grade teachers and the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) will be awarded to mentors. The award recipients represent schools ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - July 9, 2018 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 and the Botanical Society of America. AIBS an...
Source: Public Policy Reports - July 9, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Hypertension Program Backfires at Community Clinics
(MedPage Today) -- Drug info sheets alone raised BP, adding nurse-led education didn't help (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - July 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Gal Gadot ’s visit to Inova Children’s Hospital was her idea. Here's how it came together.
Key story highlights: “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot reached out to Inova Children’s Hospital about visiting its pediatric patients last week. The hospital’s child life and community relations departments worked with its safety and security staff, facilities team, physicians and nurses to coordinate the visit. I nova’s 15-person team of child life specialists handles education, support and therapeutic intervention to normalize the hospital environment for the kids. The kids at Inova… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 9, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Musculoskeletal pain and headache in the active duty military population: an integrative review - Bader CE, Giordano NA, McDonald CC, Meghani SH, Polomano RC.
BACKGROUND: Since 2001, the U.S. Armed Forces' training and deployment have greatly increased, escalating the risk of injury and pain-related issues both at home station and deployment environments. AIMS: This integrative review examines the incidence, pre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The role of gender, child maltreatment, alcohol expectancies, and personality pathology on relationship violence among undergraduates - M énard KS, Dowgwillo EA, Pincus AL.
Male ( n = 1,104) and female ( n = 1,337) college students' self-report surveys on childhood maltreatment, alcohol expectancies, and narcissistic personality traits are examined to determine their associations with relationship violence. Intimate partner v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sex differences in the association between heavy drinking and behavioral distress tolerance and emotional reactivity among non-depressed college students - Pedrelli P, Macpherson L, Khan AJ, Shapero BG, Fisher LB, Nyer M, Cassano P, Parnarouskis L, Farabaugh A, Fava M, Silveri MM.
BACKGROUND: Heavy episodic drinking (HED) is a common behavior among college students that is associated with severe negative consequences. Negative reinforcement processes have been applied to elucidate mechanisms underlying relationships between consumpt... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Moving college health research forward: reconsidering our reliance on statistical significance testing - Barry AE, Valdez D, Goodson P, Szucs L, Reyes JV.
Understanding the unique health needs of college students and establishing best practices to address them depend, heavily, on the inherent quality and contribution of the research identifying these needs. College health-focused publications currently exemp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The risk factors of abusive relationships for non-traditional students - Min H.
The objective of this study is to examine the effect of non-traditional student status on abusive relationships, namely emotional, physical, and sexual abuse. Logistic regression models were employed as a statistical strategy by using the 2011-2014 America... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Relationships amongst aggression, self-theory, loneliness, and depression in emerging adults - Yavuzer Y, Albayrak G, K ılıçarslan S.
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships amongst aggression, self-theory, loneliness, and depression. The study group consisted of 904 student volunteers from various undergraduate programs of a university in Central Anatolia. Simple and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Parental training and externalizing behaviors of children with severe hearing loss - Movallali G, Amiri M, Nesayan A, Assady Gandomani R.
Background: Externalizing behavior in deaf children causes many psychological problems for their parents. Aggression and rule breaking behaviors in children with severe hearing loss may cause psychological problems in parents and in managing childre... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

“Fighting” Cancer May Detract Men from Palliative Care
Men with advanced cancer are 30 percent less likely than women to consider palliative care, according to a University of Rochester Medical Center study. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - July 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking (WTS) Knowledge Hub
Knowledge Hub (KH) website addresses the growing concern over the increasing prevalence and potential health effects of Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking (WTS) globally. The main goal is to spread education and awareness about the dangers of WTS with scientific information, to dispel misconceptions about safety, and to urge the regulators to undertake effective control measures on WTS. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bilingual people are better at sensory perception: Study
(Natural News) A study published in the journal Brain Sciences has found that learning a second language can alter how the senses work together to interpret speech. The study, carried out by researchers at Northwestern University, has established that bilingual individuals are better at putting together sight and hearing to perceive speech. In particular, when... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antibody identifier could speed development of therapies for cancer, other diseases
A research team led by a UCLA bioengineer has developed a model to predict the extent to which new laboratory-designed antibodies will be able to combat specific human diseases. This is the first time that a comprehensive model has accounted for the many ways that antibodies communicate with other parts of the immune system and could speed up research and development of new therapies for cancer, infectious diseases and autoimmune disorders.Antibodies are proteins in the blood that are an important part of the immune system. These “Y”-shaped molecules find and neutralize unwanted and potentially dangerous pathog...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - July 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Rape Prevention and Education: Using The Best Available Evidence for Sexual Violence Prevention
The NOFO will advance this goal by using a public health approach to decreasing sexual violence (SV) risk factors and increasing SV protective factors through the implementation and evaluation of prevention strategies based on the best available evidence across multiple levels of the Social Ecological Model (SEM). (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

At Yale ’s first HIV/AIDS symposium, memories of a mysterious epidemic
At the symposium, clinicians, basic science researchers, and public health workers came together to track their progress fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Training too long and hard can damage your thyroid
(Natural News) One of the biggest misconceptions about working out is that the more tired a person is after a session, the more effective the exercise was. In truth, healthcare experts are actually against overtraining as it can have a huge toll on the health of your thyroid. Exercise must be done in moderation. Otherwise, it... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat anxiety naturally
Anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems in the United States, affecting millions of people every year. Conventional treatment options include therapy and medication, but there are also many natural remedies available. In this article, learn how to treat anxiety naturally. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does depression affect the body?
Depression does not only affect a person ’s mood and emotions. Long-term, it can also affect their body in ways that may be serious. In this article, learn about the physical effects that doctors link to depression, including chronic pain, weight changes, heart disease, gastrointestinal problems, and inflammation. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

Simple as a Selfie: One-Button Scientific Imaging
Learn how to use different visualization techniques for different experiments, ranging from chemiluminescent antibodies for protein assays to laser-guided live animal whole-body fluorescent imaging! (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - July 9, 2018 Category: Science Tags: The Marketplace Source Type: news

New research study could help improve dog welfare
Academics from the University of Bristol's School of Veterinary Sciences are asking for dog owners to take part in a new research study that could help to improve dog welfare. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

BOMBSHELL: FBI lovers’ emails indicate urgency to find SOMETHING on Trump campaign before election: “Hurry the F up”
(Natural News) It’s no wonder the FBI and Justice Department have stonewalled congressional efforts to learn everything that can be learned regarding “Spygate” – the bogus ‘counterintelligence’ operation Obama’s Deep State launched so he could keep a rival presidential campaign under surveillance. Late last week the FBI and DoJ finally handed over more documents containing... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can I do to make my cough go away?
It is common to have a mild cough at times. People can often treat a cough at home with remedies that include ginger, thyme, and slippery elm. Other natural treatments include steam inhalation and dietary changes. Here, learn more about the natural remedies for a cough and how to prevent them in the first place. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Flu / Cold / SARS Source Type: news

Ghana:Lack of Funds Stall Construction of Hostel for Caretakers of Children With Cancer At K'bu
[Ghanaian Times] Work on the construction of a hostel facility at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital (KBTH) for caretakers of children with cancer has come to a halt and abandoned for about seven months due to lack of funds. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Glue-like protein may be key to drug-resistant breast cancer
A Ph.D. student may have uncovered the reason why some breast cancers become drug-resistant. The answer may lie in a glue-like protein called fibronectin. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Long term use of some pesticides is killing off dung beetle populations
New research led by scientists at the University of Bristol has uncovered that long-term use of some pesticides to treat cattle for parasites is having a significantly detrimental effect on the dung beetle population. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Biological Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

South Africa:260 Soon-to-Be-Doctors Return to SA From Cuba
[News24Wire] A total of 260 students sent to study medicine in Cuba have returned to South Africa and will soon be helping with the health of the nation, the KwaZulu-Natal Health Department said on Sunday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

St Helens Reduces Patient Mortality Risk with Digital Fluid Balance Project
NHS professionals at a North West trust have been shortlisted for the prestigious national Patient Safety Awards, following important work around rapid response for deteriorating patients. The team at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust innovated with their Patientrack electronic observations system to tackle a major cause of complications for patients on intravenous fluids and electrolytes. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - July 9, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Industry Business and Industry Source Type: news

Time-of-flight PET can reduce radiation dose in pediatrics
By adding a time-of-flight technique to pediatric PET scans, clinicians can...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Study tracks radiation dose to NM technologists Artificial intelligence guides lower PET tracer dose FDA guidance urges lower radiation dose for kids SNMMI: Education eases patients' nuclear medicine fears Radiation exposure monitoring needs a personal touch (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - July 9, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

EPSDT Education for Providers and Advocates
July 18, 2018 1:00-2:30pm ET. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - July 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:Govt Adopts Manual for Treating Gays, Sex Workers At Health Centres
[New Zimbabwe] THE ministry of health has approved a training manual to be used by all health practitioners in treating gays and sex workers in the country's health institutions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 9, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news