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Clinical Prevention & Population Health Curriculum Framework
Framework provides a common core of knowledge for clinical health professions about individual and population ‐oriented prevention and health promotion efforts. The Framework can support inter-professional prevention education and practice and consists of four (4) components and 23 domains, with each domain including topic areas and illustrative examples. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - February 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Low-risk thyroid nodules safe to track with ultrasound
It's safe to use ultrasound to track thyroid nodules that don't have suspicious...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Thyroid nodule imaging surveillance offers low yield USPSTF recommends against thyroid cancer screening Second Opinion: Did thyroid imaging study miss the mark? Machine learning may aid reading of thyroid ultrasound Does imaging after thyroid cancer treatment help? (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

A Tool to Measure Students' Communication Skills A Tool to Measure Students' Communication Skills
This study details a useful instrument developed for assessing student pharmacist-patient communication skills.American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist Journal Article Source Type: news

What A Haitian Entrepreneur And Haitian-American Nurse Can Teach Us About Identity
From government officials to late night comedy hosts, there has been a lot of conversation around Haiti. But, hearing from those who know it best may offer other narratives on Haiti and on identity. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - February 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Peggy Yu, Women at Forbes Source Type: news

New insights into how employees manage stressful situations at work
(University of East Anglia) Researchers have developed a new tool which could benefit organizations and their staff by assessing employees' beliefs about how they manage challenging and stressful situations at work. Results from two studies, involving a total of 2,892 Italian employees, provide evidence of the added value of a more comprehensive approach to the assessment of self-efficacy at work. They also suggest the new scale has practical implications for management and staff, for example in recruitment and appraisal processes, as well career development and training. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - February 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Experimental therapy could boost stroke recovery
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry) An experimental therapy that targets the spinal cord may one day be key to spurring on enhanced recovery for stroke victims. By injecting a drug called chondroitinase ABC (ChABC) into the spinal cord of rats 28 days after they suffered a stroke, UAlberta researchers found they were able to enhance recovery by inducing amplified rewiring of circuits connecting the brain to the spinal cord. When they also combined the spinal therapy with rehabilitative training, recovery amplified further. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Children with disabilities in West Africa experience violence from the day they are born
(New York University) Disabled children in West Africa experience significantly greater violence than their non-disabled peers and all experience violence from they day they are born, finds a study published in BMC Public Health by Janet Njelesani, assistant professor of occupational therapy at New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hopkins Nursing—Dean on the Opioid Crisis
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - February 1, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

UCLA faculty voice: Defeating depression
Gene Block is the chancellor of UCLA. This column appeared in the January 2018 issue of UCLA Magazine.Years ago, as a young neuroscientist studying crayfish, I developed an incredible respect for the brain ’s complexities. I found that even a simple reflex — one that allows the animal to flip its tail when in danger — was regulated by the brain. When the crayfish moved voluntarily, I learned, the reflex was disabled, preventing an unintended tail flip. Clearly, nothing is simple when it comes to the brain.In humans, brain science poses arguably the greatest challenge of any field in contemporary science. ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Head of Membership, Learning & Support Services
Specifications:                                Full TimeSalary:                                                 Competitive Location:                   &nb...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - February 1, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Nancy Owens Source Type: news

All of Us Research Program: Share Your Ideas
The All of Us Research Program is seeking input from the public that will help identify key research priorities and requirements (such as data types and methods) for future versions of the All of Us protocol. The program aims to build one of the largest, most diverse datasets of its kind for health research, with one million or more volunteers nationwide, who will sign up to share their information over time. Researchers will be able to access participants’ de-identified information for a variety of studies to learn more about the biological, behavioral, and environmental factors that influence health and d...
Source: Dragonfly - February 1, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Patricia Devine Tags: Data Science News from NLM Source Type: news

New DrugDev Educational Webinar Details how Pharma Can Improve...
Learn the dangers of mismanagement from real-world examples, and how to leverage technology to ensure effective protocol adherence and data management, and streamline trial management for sites(PRWeb February 01, 2018)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/02/prweb15155982.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Discovery In India Suggests An Early Global Spread Of Stone Age Technology
Scientists have found stone tools in India dating back to 385,000 years ago. The sharp tools were made with a Stone Age technique thought to have originated in Africa and Europe.(Image credit: Sharma Centre for Heritage Education, India/Nature) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rhitu Chatterjee Source Type: news

Student, 16, commits suicide after taking Tamiflu
Charlie Harp, a high school football player and wrestler from Franklin Township, Indiana, was thriving socially and academically when he fell ill last Thursday, his family said. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Balance and Eye Training Program Succeeds in MS Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Balance and fatigue outcomes improved even in patients with lesions (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - January 31, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Office of Translational Sciences
The Office of Translational Sciences (OTS) oversees CDER research involving human subjects, the CDER Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Program, and CDER regulatory science research. (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 31, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Join the We Are PA/LTC Campaign
The We Are PA/LTC campaign is a public education initiative to raise awareness of the post-acute and long-term care field, the people that practice in it, and the people who live in it and are otherwise affected by it. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - January 31, 2018 Category: Health Management Source Type: news

Can New CEO Save Zimmer Biomet?
Bryan Hanson knew when he accepted the job of CEO of Zimmer Biomet in December that he had a tall order to fill. The company has struggled with quality control and supply chain problems since December 2016, which has created investor frustration that ultimately led to former CEO David Dvorak's resignation last July. In his six weeks on the job, Hanson said he has come to realize that the company's current challenges are even more complex than he had anticipated. But during the company's fourth-quarter earnings call this week, MD+DI identified five reasons that Zimmer Biomet could make a comeback under H...
Source: MDDI - January 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Medical Device Business Orthopedics Source Type: news

Will Zimmer Be Medtech ’s Comeback Kid of 2018?
Bryan Hanson knew when he accepted the job of CEO of Zimmer Biomet in December that he had a tall order to fill. The company has struggled with faces quality control and supply chain problems since December 2016, which has created investor frustration that ultimately led to former CEO David Dvorak's resignation last July. In his six weeks on the job, Hanson said he has come to realize that the company's current challenges are even more complex than he had anticipated. But during the company's fourth-quarter earnings call this week, MD+DI identified five reasons that Zimmer Biomet could make a comeback&n...
Source: MDDI - January 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Medical Device Business Orthopedics Source Type: news

It ’s Almost Impossible to Get an Abortion in Poland. These Women Crossed the Border to Germany for Help
Dr. Janusz Rudzinski talks on the phone to a woman seeking an abortion as he performs the procedure in Prenzlau, Germany, in March 2017. It’s Almost Impossible to Get an Abortion in Poland. These Women Crossed the Border to Germany for Help By ALEXANDRA SIFFERLIN Photographs by KASIA STREK Kaja was happy to be pregnant. She had experienced two miscarriages in the past, and was hopeful for her third pregnancy. But when she started having severe pain, she knew things weren’t going as planned. She was already suffering a host of complications. Her doctor in Poland prescribed her the drug progesterone, meant to for...
Source: TIME: Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Time Tags: abortion Poland abortion Poland abortion 2017 Poland abortion ban Poland abortion germany Poland abortion laws Poland abortion protest Poland abortion protests Poland abortion statistics Poland black Monday Poland illegal abortion Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Jan-Feb 2018, Updated ICD-9-CM to SNOMED CT Maps Available for Download [Corrected January 31, 2018]
Corrected note:Two updated ICD-9-CM to SNOMED CT maps are available for download: The ICD-9-CM to SNOMED CT Diagnosis Map contains a translation of legacy ICD-9-CM data to the 2017 SNOMED CT US Edition to enable the comparison of newly collected SNOMED CT data with historic ICD-9-CM data and facilitate the transition to prospective use of SNOMED CT for patient problem lists. The updated ICD-9-CM Procedure Codes to SNOMED CT Map contains a translation of legacy ICD-9-CM procedure codes to the 2017 SNOMED CT US Edition. [Correction: This sentence was replaced on January 31, 2018.] To download the above releases, you must hav...
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - January 31, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

With largest transpacific seed round, S.F. startup aims to rev up drug discovery
Engine Biosciences looks to tap artificial intelligence, machine learning and synthetic biology to discover more about gene networks and to cut the time and cost of discovering drugs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

With largest transpacific seed round, S.F. startup aims to rev up drug discovery
Engine Biosciences looks to tap artificial intelligence, machine learning and synthetic biology to discover more about gene networks and to cut the time and cost of discovering drugs. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Lungs Mays Hold Key to Thwarting Brain Damage after a Stroke
The harm caused by a stroke can be exacerbated when immune cells rush to the brain an inadvertently make the situation worse. Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center are studying new ways to head off this second wave of brain damage by using the lungs to moderate the immune system ’s response. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 31, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

HPV May Lurk In Your Throat
URMC researchers found human papilloma virus (HPV), the culprit behind cervical and head and neck cancers, hiding in small pockets on the surface of tonsils. They believe HPV may evade the immune system in this hiding place, allowing the virus to lay in wait for an opportunity to reinstate an infection or invade the tonsil tissue to develop cancer. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 31, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Research is Changing the Game for Melanoma Treatment
Wilmot Cancer Institute patients with advanced melanoma (stage III) now have more options for treatment, thanks to research co-authored by a University of Rochester Medical Center surgical oncologist and published in Lancet Oncology. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - January 31, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Public Health Educational Opportunities in February
Each month, check the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) training schedule for free professional development opportunities for public health professionals and librarians. During February 2018, NNLM is offering online classes and webinars about big data in healthcare, providing consumer health information at your library, acting as a liaison with health professionals, grants and proposal writing, and providing reliable health information to older adults: Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles – February 5, 2018 to March 30, 2018- This course will help health sciences l...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - January 31, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Education Health Professionals Public Health Source Type: news

383,000 Women in Francophone West Africa Started Using Modern Contraception in 2017
A client receives a contraceptive implant in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Photo by Trevor Snapp for IntraHealth International.January 31, 2018In 2017, the nine countries of theOuagadougou Partnership together prevented 100,000 unintended pregnancies, 32,000 unsafe abortions, and 400 maternal deaths in francophone West Africa by bringing modern contraceptives to over 383,000 new users. In two years, the partnership has reached 41% of its goal of an additional 2.2 million women in the region using contraceptives by 2020.Burkina Faso and Cote d ’Ivoire are leading the way, reporting last month at the partnership’san...
Source: IntraHealth International - January 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: intrahealth Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is this bump on my eyelid?
This article examines their causes and treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Further rise in nurse and midwife student places for Scotland
Training places for student nurses and midwives in Scotland will increase by 10.8% in 2018-19, the Scottish government has said. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - January 31, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Wisconsin Works for Everyone: 25,000 Gain Employment through the FoodShare Employment and Training Program
According to data issued by the Department of Health Services, more than 25,000 FoodShare members who participated in theFoodShare Employment and Training (FSET) program have secured employment, as of December 2017. As part of Governor Scott Walker ’s Wisconsin Works for Everyone reform, the FSET program helps Wisconsin citizens move from government dependence to true independence through the dignity that comes from work. Data shows that: Since FSET...(see release) (Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases)
Source: Wisconsin DHFS Press Releases - January 31, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Authors: millejcodn Source Type: news

3 Pervasive, Persistent Myths about Seasonal Affective Disorder
Our society tends to dismiss seasonal affective disorder (SAD). We minimize it. We misunderstand it. Oh, you just don’t like winter. And who could blame you? Winter is tough on everyone. Oh, SAD is like the winter blues, right? You get grumpy or moody because you hate the freezing cold. You’re just in a funk. It happens to a lot of people. It’s totally normal. How can you feel depressed when the air is so crisp and it’s a winter wonderland out there? We incorporate SAD into our vocabulary, flippantly using it in conversation. “Similar to someone saying “I can’t make up my mind, it...
Source: Psych Central - January 31, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Depression Disorders General Seasonal Affective Disorder Stigma Light therapy Mental Health Stigma phototherapy SAD summer depression summertime depression winter depression wintertime depression Source Type: news

Climate-Related Disasters Cost Nearly $400 Billion in 2017
In conclusion, finance is key to invest in the future.Together we need to shape and guide financial systems, regulations and measures to be fit for this purpose.There cannot be one grand plan. This we know. But there needs to be one grand ambition.We can scale up through the actions of many, and by working together. Ambition means a concrete commitment to change course, represented through visible action.Ambition means continuous experimentation and innovation, rapid feedback and learning, and pushing the boundaries for scale in line with this commitment.Ambition means acceptance that solutions will come from diverse place...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Amina Mohammed Tags: Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Philadelphia International Medicine signs first European hospital affiliation deal
Philadelphia International Medicine (PIM) is collaborating with Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Klinikos of Lithuania in a partnership aimed at improving health outcomes in their regions through mutual physician education and clinical programs.   The two organizations have signed a memorandum of understanding under which they agreed to work together in the areas including clinical and administrative training, physician exchanges, and enhancing the continuum of care. The deal marks PIM’s… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John George Source Type: news

Coffee in California May Soon Come with a Cancer Warning
Despite its long list of health benefits, coffee in California may soon come with a consumer warning about cancer. A lawsuit first filed by the Council for Education and Research on Toxics in 2010 seeks to require coffee sellers, including Starbucks, BP, Gloria Jean’s and 7-Eleven, to warn customers about the ingestion of acrylamide, a possibly cancer-causing chemical that’s produced when coffee beans are roasted. Under California’s Proposition 65, businesses are required to notify customers if their products contain any of 65 chemicals, including acrylamide, that are linked with cancer, birth defects or ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Cancer Coffee Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime toxins Source Type: news

Sleep problems may impact kids ’ relationships with teachers
(Reuters Health) - Sleep problems in younger children may be associated with higher student-teacher conflict, a small U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Yale dermatologists successfully restore skin color in vitiligo patients
A Yale team has successfully applied a novel combination therapy — an arthritis medication and light therapy — to restore skin color in vitiligo patients. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 31, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Liberia: MSF Opens Pediatric Surgery Program
The program includes emergency and non-emergency surgery for children and will provide practical training opportunities for Liberian surgical residents and nurse anesthetists. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - January 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jess Brown Source Type: news

Why Humanitarian Assistance Needs Rigorous Evaluation
Residents of the camp of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) receive food rations distributed by the World Food Programme (WFP) in collaboration with an international non-governmental organization, CARITAS. North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Credit: Flickr/UN Photo/Marie Frechon.By Dr Anastasia AladyshevaSTOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jan 31 2018 (IPS)According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and the Financial Tracking Service (FTS), the number of people in need of humanitarian aid in 2017 rose to 141.1 million and they were located in 37 countries. The Global Humanitar...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anastasia Aladysheva Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Postnatal depression has greater impact on children ’ s development when it is persistent and severe.
Postnatal depression which persists beyond 6 months after birth and is severe, increases the risk of children exhibiting behavioural problems, achieving lower GCSE mathematics grades at 16 years and having depression at 18 years of age. Postnatal depression which is persistent (whether moderate or severe) increases mothers ’ risk of continuing to experience depressive symptoms beyond the postnatal year, with high levels found up until 11 years after childbirth. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - January 31, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: ; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Halo Neuroscience raises $13m in Series B
Neurostimulation device maker Halo Neuroscience said today it raised $13 million in a Series B round of financing to support its Halo Sport neurostim headset designed to improve muscle memory acquisition from athletic training. The funding round was led by TPG and joined by existing investors Lux Capital, JAZZ Venture Partners and XFund, the San Francisco-based company said. “This round of funding is a testament to the proven science behind Halo, and to the enormous potential of the company in the areas of consumer and medical neuromodulation. Halo has pioneered a powerful new means of improving human performance, an...
Source: Mass Device - January 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Neuromodulation/Neurostimulation haloneuroscience Source Type: news

Volunteers wanted for Research Study on Alcohol Use Disorder looking at reducing craving for alcohol
NIAAA seeks volunteers for a research study on alcohol use disorder aimed at reducing craving for alcohol.Background: Hormones are naturally occurring chemicals in the body. Ghrelin is a hormone that stimulates appetite. It may also stimulate alcohol cravings and use. Researchers want to learn more about alcohol cravings and test if a drug that blocks ghrelin lowers alcohol cravings.    (Source: NIAAA News)
Source: NIAAA News - January 31, 2018 Category: Addiction Authors: groa Source Type: news

Judge grants class certification in lawsuit over Medtronic ’ s Infuse
A federal judge in Minnesota yesterday granted class certification to an investors’ lawsuit brought against Medtronic (NYSE:MDT) over its Infuse bone-growth protein, a little more than a year after an appeals court revived the case. Approved in 2002 for use in spinal fusion surgery, Infuse at one point had annual sales of nearly $1 billion. The bone-grafting product has since been linked to abnormal bone growth, certain cancers and male reproductive problems. Fridley, Minn.-based Medtronic has been accused of not only downplaying the product’s risks but also promoting it for off-label use. This lawsuit acc...
Source: Mass Device - January 31, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Legal News Orthopedics Regenerative Medicine Medtronic Source Type: news

To Understand Your Health Insurance Policy, You Must First Learn These 4 Terms
Healthcare as a whole is complex, so it's no wonder most don't understand their own insurance policy. When trying to grasp your healthcare plan, start small and begin by learning the language. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Liz Frazier Peck, Contributor Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can be done about eczema on the scalp?
In this article, learn all about when eczema affects the scalp. We look at the symptoms, triggers, and treatment options for this condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

School Climate and Social and Emotional Learning
Aligning school climate and social and emotional learning, two previously separate concepts, can be integrated in future research to create healthier schools. (Source: RWJF News Digest - Public Health)
Source: RWJF News Digest - Public Health - January 31, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Osher D Tags: National Adolescents (11-18 years) Children (0-5 years) Children (6-10 years) Source Type: news

A first birthday made possible by cardiac tumor surgery
Today is Oliver Cameron’s first birthday and he and his parents have a lot to celebrate. After a year of uncertainty, they will be enjoying a quiet dinner with family at their home in Wantage, a town in Oxfordshire, England. “Having him home and healthy is the best present ever,” says his mom, Lydia. She and her husband, Tim, are looking forward to some quiet time alone with Oliver and their family after spending much of the last year fighting for his life. Oliver was born with a large, non-cancerous tumor, called a cardiac fibroma, inside his heart. It was so rare that only a handful of doctors in the U....
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - January 31, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Ellen Greenlaw Tags: Diseases & Conditions Our Patients’ Stories cardiac fibroma Cardiac Tumor Program Dr. Pedro del Nido Dr. Tal Geva Source Type: news

Washington University receives $10 million for drug development challenge
The Washington University School of Medicine is receiving $10 million in funding from a Mumbai, India-based pharmaceutical firm to support new drug development at the school. Sun Pharma Advanced Research Co. (SPARC) will provide the funding for the Washington University's Leadership in Entrepreneurial Acceleration Program, or LEAP, Inventor Challenge, which provides training to faculty, grad students, researchers and staff who are working to bring new medicines to mark et. Specifically, SPARC will… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 31, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Angela Mueller Source Type: news

AHD Learning Community Webinar: How Academic Health Department Partnerships Can Support PHAB and CEPH Accreditation
February 28, 2018 1:00-2:00pm ET. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - January 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news