Health Tip: A Pediatrician's Role in Special Education
-- If your child has a learning disability, your pediatrician may be able to help you and the school system better understand the child's special needs, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. The pediatrician can assist the school system in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 1, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: A Pediatrician's Role in Special Education
Title: Health Tip: A Pediatrician's Role in Special EducationCategory: Health NewsCreated: 11/1/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 11/1/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - November 1, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Social media is key to screening mammography education
What kind of questions or concerns do women have when it comes to screening...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Can Facebook help teach critical care ultrasound? What is the Twittersphere saying about radiology AI? When it comes to social media, don't forget Instagram Is Twitter a good source of mammography information? Radiologists should use Facebook to develop their brand (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Popular drug combination for treatment resistant depression is not more effective than a single antidepressant in primary care
Psychiatrists and GPs increasingly combine mirtazapine with an SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) or SNRI (serotonin-noradenaline reuptake inhibitor) antidepressant for patients whose depression does not respond to a single antidepressant. A large clinical trial led by researchers at the Universities of Bristol, Exeter, Keele, Manchester and Hull York Medical School, and published in the British Medical Journal today, looked at the effectiveness of adding mirtazapine to an SSRI or SNRI in patients who remain depressed after at least six weeks of conventional (SSRI or SNRI) antidepressant treatment. They found th...
Source: University of Bristol news - November 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

Pregnancy Intentions, Contraceptive Knowledge And Educational Aspirations Among Community College Students
CONCLUSIONMany community college students not desiring pregnancy have limited awareness of pregnancy risk and prevention. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - November 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Domestic violence is widely accepted in most developing countries, new study reveals
Societal acceptance of domestic violence against women is widespread in developing countries, with 36 per cent of people believing it is justified in certain situations. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Institutes, Bristol Poverty Institute, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School for Policy Studies, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Public Inspection: CMS: Medicare and Medicaid Programs: CY 2019 Home Health Prospective Payment System Rate Update and CY 2020 Case-Mix Adjustment Methodology Refinements; Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model; Home Health Quality Reporting Requirements; Home Infusion Therapy Requirements; and Training Requirements for Surveyors of National Accrediting Organizations
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issues a final rule with comment period to update the home health prospective payment system (HH PPS) rates effective for services provided beginning January 1, 2019. Among many other things, the rule also finalizes the methodology for determining rural add-on payments for calendar years 2019-2022 and finalizes the definition of "remote patient monitoring" and recognizes it as an allowable administrative cost. Comments on the final rule are due by December 31, 2018. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - November 1, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Insilico to present its latest research in AI for longevity biotechnology
(InSilico Medicine, Inc.) Alex Zhavoronkov, CEO and founder of Insilico Medicine, will present its latest advances in modern drug development at the Supply Side West Conference in Las Vegas, 8-9 of November. His topic is artificial Intelligence techniques (AI), such as deep learning (DL), reinforcement learning (RL), and generative adversarial networks (GANs), -- generating as much data as possible -- can be used to invent entirely new products. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Take a lot of sick days? Who you know and where you live might be partly to blame
(Vanderbilt University) New research led by Lijun Song, associate professor of sociology at Vanderbilt University, and graduate student Phillip Pettis suggests that knowing people in high places may not always be good for your health. The culprit? Economic inequality. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

We all want 'healthy aging,' but what is it, really? New report looks for answers
(American Geriatrics Society) Led by Paul Mulhausen, MD, MHS, FACP, AGSF, colleagues from the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) set looking critically at what 'healthy aging' really means. Their definition--published in a white paper today in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (DOI: 10.1111/jgs.15644) -- explores the intersection between our personal care goals and innovations in science, education, and public policy as the place where healthy aging may be understood best. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology -- Fundamental resource for professionals
(Kessler Foundation) John DeLuca, PhD, a clinical neuropsychologist and Senior Vice President of Research and Training at Kessler Foundation, is the co-chief editor of the new 2nd edition 'Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology'. Published by Springer, it is the first major encyclopedia of adult and pediatric neuropsychological disorders. The recently released 2nd edition includes numerous new entries and extensive updates, and is available in print and eBook. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Farmers market vendors need training to improve food-safety practices
(Penn State) Many vendors at farmers markets take inadequate precautions to prevent the spread of foodborne illness, and they should be trained to reduce food-safety risks, according to Penn State researchers who completed the final phase of an innovative five-year study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Fitness Recovery Tech: The Importance Of Recovery From Exercise And The Tech Used To Do It
I visited PT Training studio No1Fitness to check out their cutting-edge recovery tech lunge and why it's important for our health (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lee Bell, Contributor Source Type: news

Fitness Recovery Tech: The Importance Of Recovery For Exercise And The Tech Used To Do It
I visited PT Training studio No1Fitness to check out their cutting-edge tech and why recovery is important for our health (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - November 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lee Bell, Contributor Source Type: news

Nearly 200 UCLA volunteers treat the uninsured at the annual Care Harbor free clinic
When Andre Buchanan was 12, he fell from a tree and destroyed a front tooth. Although a dentist fixed the tooth at the time, it deteriorated over the many years since and  two years ago the now adult Buchanan had only a nub for a tooth.Each year at family events, his mother would nag him about the tooth. “Boy,” she’d tell him, “you ain’t fixed that tooth yet?’”Then Andre heard about the annual Care Harbor clinic in downtown Los Angeles that provides free health, dental and eye care to people who don ’t have access to it. He emerged with a perfect new tooth that he p...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Infographic: Welcoming Service Dogs into the Lab
Tips for accommodating students with animal helpers in laboratory courses. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 1, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Infographics Magazine Issue Source Type: news

Infographic: Exercise's Effects on the Brain
Identifying the molecular interactions that occur all over the body during exercise could reveal how it affects learning and memory. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 1, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Infographics Magazine Issue Source Type: news

Examining Grad Student Mental Health
Some academic institutions are beginning to complement the work of student organizations in addressing mental health problems in graduate school. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 1, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Careers Magazine Issue Source Type: news

Dialogue Improves Children's Learning Abilities
Regardless of parental income and education, children who engage in more two-way conversation with their parents learn better. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 1, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Notebook Magazine Issue Source Type: news

Winter Brain Blues
Researchers identify neurological pathways through which light affects mood and learning in mice. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 1, 2018 Category: Science Tags: The Literature Magazine Issue Source Type: news

A Researcher's Best Friend
Meet Joey Ramp, a University of Illinois neuroscience student who is fighting to continue her education with her service dog by her side. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 1, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Videos Source Type: news

A Researcher & #39;s Best Friend
Meet Joey Ramp, a University of Illinois neuroscience student who is fighting to continue her education with her service dog by her side. (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 1, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Videos Source Type: news

Missed Connections: The Structural and Biochemical Markers of Neurodegeneration
Learn about how scientists use the presence of biomarker molecules, released when cellular or tissue integrity has been compromised, to detect and gauge neurological injury with this poster from The... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 1, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Infographics Source Type: news

When Should Service Dogs Be Admitted into the Lab?
Becoming a neuroscientist with a service dog by your side presents numerous challenges. Joey Ramp, who went back to college to study her own post-traumatic stress disorder, is learning this the hard... (Source: The Scientist)
Source: The Scientist - November 1, 2018 Category: Science Tags: Features Magazine Issue Source Type: news

Prison healthcare is failing, claim MPs
50% higher mortality rate for people in prison Related items fromOnMedica Experts urge radical action on mental health crises We are ‘sitting on a young people’s health time bomb’ Deprivation strongly linked to mortality, report shows Minimum alcohol unit pricing finally goes live in Scotland Learning and growing together (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 1, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Third of doctors say bullying is a problem in the NHS
Bullying causes lasting harm to doctors ’ lives/careers, says report Related items fromOnMedica Junior doctors report widespread ‘burn out,’ survey shows NHS reliant on doctors working ‘goodwill’ hours GPs to consult via social media and take on more roles Better assessment of doctors in training will cut burden Gaps in doctors ’ rotas is putting patients at risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 1, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Negotiation skills: the principles
PCC has launched a new e-learning course on negotiation skills. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - November 1, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Sepsis Alliance Receives Grant to Raise Awareness of Sepsis – the...
Sepsis Alliance receives a grant from Edwards Lifesciences Foundation to continue lifesaving sepsis awareness initiatives and healthcare provider education programs.(PRWeb November 01, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/sepsis_alliance_receives_grant_to_raise_awareness_of_sepsis_the_leading_cause_of_death_in_hospitals/prweb15878525.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

W & J College Partners with WVU for Accelerated Master ’s Degree...
In an effort to provide an affordable option for students seeking a graduate degree, W&J College and the WVU School of Public Health have established a new shared-credit degree program, the Master...(PRWeb November 01, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/w_j_college_partners_with_wvu_for_accelerated_masters_degree_program/prweb15882728.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Video: How to use a dry powder disk inhaler
There are many kinds of asthma inhalers. Watch this video to learn how to use a dry powder disk inhaler. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - November 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: How to use a dry powder tube inhaler
There are many kinds of asthma inhalers. Watch this video to learn how to use a dry powder tube inhaler. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - November 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Babies Born to Older Dads May Have a Higher Risk of Health Problems, Study Says
Women are constantly reminded of their ticking biological clocks and the risks that come with having children later in life — both in terms of maternal and infant health, and the ability to conceive a baby in the first place. But for the most part, men don’t get the same warnings. A new study published Wednesday in the BMJ suggests that men, too, may have biological clocks worth heeding. Babies born to older fathers, the paper says, may be more susceptible to health problems including preterm birth, low birth weight and breathing problems. And women who have children with older men may have increased health ris...
Source: TIME: Health - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Research Source Type: news

UNISON wins legal pay out for 5,000 low-paid women in schools and nurseries in Greenwich
Five thousand part-time cleaners, teaching assistants, catering, administrative, school meal workers and other staff working for Greenwich Council are to receive pay outs that could amount to hundreds of pounds, following a five year legal battle over holiday pay, says UNISON today (Wednesday). UNISON took the case on behalf of the Royal Boroughs employees the overwhelming majority of whom are women over the councils failure to calculate their annual leave properly. As a result some of the staff had been losing up to five days pay a year. Using European law, UNISON brought employment tribunal claims on behalf of 476 of the...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - October 31, 2018 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release Christina McAnea education employment tribunal Greenwich Legal local governemnt low-paid low-paid women nurseries school staff settlement Source Type: news

Text mining mental health reports for issues impacting today's college students: qualitative study - Payton FC, Yarger LK, Pinter AT.
BACKGROUND: A growing number of college students are experiencing personal circumstances or encountering situations that feel overwhelming and negatively affect their academic studies and other aspects of life on campus. To meet this growing demand for cou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Understanding the associations among parents teaching safety rules to children, safety behaviors and unintentional injuries in Chinese preschool children - Zhou HZ, Fan LJ, Wu CA, Luo AF, Mo CQ, He GH, Ruan ZL, Jing J, Jin Y, Chen WQ.
This study thus aims to explore the associations of parents teaching safety rules with preschool children's safety behavio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Through the eyes of a child: witnessing childhood trauma is as impactful as experiencing trauma for polyvictimized survivors of child sexual abuse - Wolf MR, Prabhu S.
In this retrospective study of 244 adult survivors of child sexual abuse (CSA), their experiences of childhood polyvictimization were analyzed as to their cumulative effect on trauma symptoms, education, and income levels. The data were gathered by anonymo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Student views on campus sexual assault - Schaaf S, Lamade RV, Burgess AW, Koss M, Lopez E, Prentky R.
OBJECTIVE: To report on college student opinions about the scope of college sexual misconduct (CSM), suggested university sanctions, and treatment of students found responsible of CSM. PARTICIPANTS: In all, 23  US undergraduate students (14 females and 9 ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sexual behaviour and its correlates among adolescents in Brunei Darussalam - Pengpid S, Peltzer K.
The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence and correlates of having had sexual intercourse among adolescents in Brunei Darussalam. The sample included 2599 school-going adolescents that responded to the Global School-based Student Health Survey (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Maryland trade group for cannabis growers, processors taps new director
The Maryland Wholesale Medical Cannabis Trade Association has tapped the founder of a business aimed at building a stronger ecosystem around Maryland's medical marijuana industry as its new executive director. Jacquie Cohen Roth, an Annapolis resident, founded CannabizMD LLC with the goal of increasing education and advocacy around medical marijuana in the state, as well as facilitating connections among businesses operating within Maryland's growing cannabis industry. She also leads Athena Communicatio ns… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 31, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Maryland trade group for cannabis growers, processors taps new director
The Maryland Wholesale Medical Cannabis Trade Association has tapped the founder of a business aimed at building a stronger ecosystem around Maryland's medical marijuana industry as its new executive director. Jacquie Cohen Roth, an Annapolis resident, founded CannabizMD LLC with the goal of increasing education and advocacy around medical marijuana in the state, as well as facilitating connections among businesses operating within Maryland's growing cannabis industry. She also leads Athena Communicatio ns… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 31, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Maryland trade group for cannabis growers, processors taps new director
The Maryland Wholesale Medical Cannabis Trade Association has tapped the founder of a business aimed at building a stronger ecosystem around Maryland's medical marijuana industry as its new executive director. Jacquie Cohen Roth, an Annapolis resident, founded CannabizMD LLC with the goal of increasing education and advocacy around medical marijuana in the state, as well as facilitating connections among businesses operating within Maryland's growing cannabis industry. She also leads Athena Communicatio ns… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 31, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Maryland trade group for cannabis growers, processors taps new director
The Maryland Wholesale Medical Cannabis Trade Association has tapped the founder of a business aimed at building a stronger ecosystem around Maryland's medical marijuana industry as its new executive director. Jacquie Cohen Roth, an Annapolis resident, founded CannabizMD LLC with the goal of increasing education and advocacy around medical marijuana in the state, as well as facilitating connections among businesses operating within Maryland's growing cannabis industry. She also leads Athena Communicatio ns… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 31, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

How Video Games Can Be Used to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment Methods
These days when it comes to improving the process of diagnosing and treating patients, medtech companies are always looking for explore the unexplored. Level Ex, an innovative medical technology company based out of Chicago, may be taking the most unique approach with the release of their latest mobile game designed to train, educate, and improve the diagnosis and treatment skills of physicians. The new mobile game, known as Pulm Ex, was designed for pulmonologists and aims to bring to life the most challenging patient cases for physicians around the country to help improve their diagnosis and treatment skills using highly...
Source: MDDI - October 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Kristopher Sturgis Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

Prof Kneebone is the right man for the job | Brief letters
Posy Simmonds | Universal credit | Village for sale | Surgical education | Free Telegraph | Amazing wordsYour article (Review, 26 October) says Posy Simmonds “has been delighting readers with her exquisitely drawn comic strips and novels since the 1970s, when she began to lampoon the Guardian-reading bourgeoisie in a long-running comic strip that grew into Mrs Weber’s Diary”. But before that, Simmonds drew Bear for Murdoch’s Sun, starting in 1969 . Bear (a teddy) was the Philip Green of the nursery. You can still obtain a book of the cartoons secondhand.Philippa PigacheCross in Hand, East Sussex&bul...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 31, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Medical research Imperial College London Posy Simmonds Universal credit The National Trust Science Education Higher education Books The Sun Newspapers & magazines People in science National newspapers Media UK news Societ Source Type: news

Toddlers more open to conversation in natural environments, experts have found
Experts from the University of Manchester video taped conversations between three-and four-year-old children and their parents while they explored a park and its education centre. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Psoriasis oral medications: List and side effects
Topical creams are often the first line of treatment for psoriasis, but many people with moderate to severe symptoms also take oral medications. Learn about them here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriasis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you treat an infected belly button piercing?
Initially, piercings are healing wounds, and they can be prone to infection. Belly button piercings have a higher risk because they are difficult to keep clean. Symptoms of infection include pain, redness, and discharge from the piercing. Improving hygiene and taking antibiotics can help. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is the difference between methylprednisolone and prednisone?
Methylprednisolone and prednisone are medications that can treat certain health conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, by reducing inflammation in the body. Learn about the differences between these corticosteroids here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the signs of ketosis?
People who follow the ketogenic diet eat a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet to induce a bodily process called ketosis. There are several signs of ketosis that can indicate whether or not the diet is working. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Forms of tobacco that give you cancer
Many people try nicotine replacement or vaping as an alternative to smoking cigarettes. However, people often speculate as to whether there is a link between nicotine consumption and cancer. The consensus is also unclear as to whether smokeless tobacco causes cancer. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news