Powerful Patients, Paperless Systems: How new technology can renew the NHS
This report proposes the Department of Health and Social Care should drive a fundamental shift in behaviour by working closely with suppliers and NHS partners to move the NHS from paper-first to digital-first. The aim should be to ensure that 100 per cent of all interactions within the health service are digitally driven by 2028; to build a flourishing ecosystem of apps and innovation within and around the NHS; and to ensure that savings from automation and innovation are ploughed back into frontline services, and that R&D and technology training see their budgets rise at least in line with NHS spending. (Source: Curre...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Radiologists need to adopt AI early to secure future
Much of what radiologists do today will be automated in the future, and it...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Min tapped as new editor in chief of JCCT Summers: Radiologists shouldn't be intimidated by AI Education is needed to harness power of AI in radiology Google AI algorithm shows promise for chest x-rays Radiology and AI: From bête noire to nuts and bolts (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 4, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Football charities face challenges in teaching South African teens about HIV
Grassroot Soccer’s programmes are heavily linked to football (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 4, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ediacara Biota flourished in bacterially rich marine habitats
(University of California - Riverside) In a paper published Friday, May 4, in Nature Communications, researchers at the University of California, Riverside, used biomarkers in ancient rocks to learn more about the environmental conditions and food sources that sustained the Ediacara Biota. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 4, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Study shows minorities widely underrepresented in autism diagnoses
(University of Kansas) Jason Travers of the University of Kansas found in an analysis that minorities were widely underrepreseted in autism identifications in 2014. The levels vary by state, but run counter to the claim that minorities are overrepresented in all areas of special education and show that many students of color are not getting services that could be beneficial. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

This is not a game: NIST virtual reality aims to win for public safety
(National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)) Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) now aim to make virtual reality simulations more of a reality for first responders, enabling firefighters, law enforcement officers and others to learn and practice how to best operate and communicate in emergencies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Non-white scholars are underrepresented in scholarly articles in communications
(New York University) Non-white scholars continue to be underrepresented in publication rates, citation rates, and editorial positions in communications and media studies, finds a new study by NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development and published in the Journal of Communication. This has negative professional implications both for non-white scholars, in terms of contract renewals, tenure and promotion, and for the field in general, in terms of the visibility of and attention to the knowledge produced. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

UHealth ENT department receives NIH research training grant
(University of Miami Miller School of Medicine) The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery is one of eight otolaryngology training programs in the US to receive the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Research Training Grant (T32) for interdisciplinary research training in otolaryngology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

More Mental Health Focus Needed for Med Students
(MedPage Today) -- In wake of another suicide, attention turns to culture of medical school (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - May 4, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

CQC warns private mental health provider over nurse training levels
Lack of specialist substance misuse training for nursing staff at the Nightingale Hospital in London is putting patients at risk of “serious harm”, according to the Care Quality Commission. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 4, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Communicating for professional success e-learning
Alongside your own technical expertise, communication is the key skill that influences your professional success. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 4, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

How Do Communities Welcome People Managing Mental Illnesses and the Disease of Addiction?
National Network of Libraries of Medicine Middle Atlantic Region. 04/18/2018 This one-hour webinar provides ideas about how community members can learn about behavioral health issues, so they can serve these citizens with respect and dignity. It discusses the many communities that have made concerted efforts to welcome and serve vulnerable people who manage mental illnesses and/or the disease of addiction; and how libraries often function as the focal point for information about services, diagnoses, and treatments, and other community groups turn to them for guidance. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource G...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

UR Medicine Offers Free Skin Cancer Screening May 12
UR Medicine ’s Department of Dermatology is joining forces with the American Academy of Dermatology and the Rochester Dermatologic Society to provide free skin cancer screenings 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 12, at Strong Memorial Hospital in the Dermatology Suite on the second floor of the Ambulatory Care Fac ility. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - May 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Luke Skywalker's hand inspires scientists to create robotic skin
Scientists at the University of Bristol are engineering human skin on artificial robotic muscles that can stretch and bend the tissue just like in the real world. This living and moving skin equivalent represents a much more realistic model of human skin and it could have potential applications for burns patients needing skin grafts. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research, International; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Dental School; Press Release Source Type: news

Yale scientists host local students at cardiovascular research center
This spring, 70 local teens from Common Ground High School in New Haven visited YSM to learn about the work of the Yale Cardiovascular Research Center. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Congratulations to Margaret Hoogland, Professional Development Awardee!
Let’s hear it for Margaret Hoogland!  As another recipient of the GMR’s professional development award, she plans on attending the Medical Library Association Research Training Institute in Chicago this summer.  She hopes to utilize the mentoring and instruction offered there to complete her research project on the use and access of point of care tools by health professional students.  This research will assist her tenure-track work at the University of Toledo.  We wish her luck! Do you have ambitions for getting the most out of your career?  The NNLM-GMR would love to help get you...
Source: The Cornflower - May 3, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Sam Watson Tags: Funding Source Type: news

Parents learn that son's growing pains are actually cancerous tumors
Nick and Janessa Whatcott, from Bluffdale, Utah, were horrified to learn that the growing pains their six-year-old son, Nixon, was experiencing are actually cancerous leg tumors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EMS Crews, Israeli Military and Fire and Rescue Department Conduct Collaborative Drill Mimicking MCI Missile Strike on Military Base
Jerusalem, - On Monday, United Hatzalah volunteer EMS organization together with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Israel’s Fire and Rescue Department held a combined training drill which mimicked missile attack on a military base that resulted in a mass casualty incident (MCI). The drill was held in the live fire shooting range of Mitvach 24 near the town of Rishon LeZion  and included evacuation by IDF helicopter and logistical and practical cooperation between all organizations. During the drill, the teams collaborated to treat some dozen injured people inside the base, whose level of injuries differed from...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: United Hatzalah Tags: Training News Operations Source Type: news

EMS Crews, Israeli Military and Fire and Rescue Department Conduct Collaborative Drill Mimicking MCI Missile Strike on Military Base
Jerusalem, - On Monday, United Hatzalah volunteer EMS organization together with the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Israel’s Fire and Rescue Department held a combined training drill which mimicked missile attack on a military base that resulted in a mass casualty incident (MCI). The drill was held in the live fire shooting range of Mitvach 24 near the town of Rishon LeZion  and included evacuation by IDF helicopter and logistical and practical cooperation between all organizations. During the drill, the teams collaborated to treat some dozen injured people inside the base, whose level of injuries differed from...
Source: JEMS Operations - May 3, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: United Hatzalah Tags: Training News Operations Source Type: news

British Children Learn the ABCs of FGM to Help End Harmful Practice British Children Learn the ABCs of FGM to Help End Harmful Practice
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

AI Becoming Prevalent in Identifying Stroke, Head Trauma
Another company is throwing its hat into the ring to use artificial intelligence to help identify bleeds, fractures and other critical abnormalities in head CT scans. San Mateo, CA-based Qure.ai released the results of a clinical validation study confirming its algorithm’s near-radiologist performance on 21, 000 patients and has made a dataset of almost 500 AI-analyzed head CT scans available for download. The results have been published in a research paper on Cornell University's online distribution system for research, arXiv.org. The paper is titled “Development and Validation of Deep Learning Algorithms for ...
Source: MDDI - May 3, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Digital Health Source Type: news

Teach kids how to deal with anger and confrontations
Advice from HealthyChildren.org on helping your child learn how to deal with anger and avoid confrontations:Everybody Gets Mad: Helping Your Child Cope with ConflictHelp Children Act CalmLet them know that it takes more courage to walk away from a fight than to stay and fight.Teach them that fights don ’t solve problems—they make new ones.Remind them that when they get mad but don ’t fight, they have really won.Sometimes, getting along with other kids is hard. Some kids:Get into fights when they are angry.Get teased a lot.Encourage others to fight.This can make your child feel bad or get in trouble. Te...
Source: Pediatric Health Associates - May 3, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Healthy Habits Source Type: news

London learning disability and school nursing courses at risk
London South Bank University has launched a consultation about whether to close its learning disability nursing programmes permanently following a drop in applications since student bursaries were removed in England. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 3, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes mucus strands in the eyes?
Mucus fishing syndrome is a condition where a person continually fishes excess strands of mucus from the surface of their eye. Constantly removing the mucus can cause further irritation. Causes include conjunctivitis, dry eye, and physical irritation. Learn more about causes and treatments for mucus fishing syndrome. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eye Health / Blindness Source Type: news

Fresh $668 million biotech venture fund aims to quench hunger for data
A San Francisco venture capital firm backing data-intensive approaches to developing new drugs has raised a $668 million fund that it looks to turn loose on new ways to marry data and biology to bring therapies to market faster. Foresite Capital, whose recent investments include the machine learning drug development company Insitro, recent IPO Arcus Biosciences Inc. (NYSE: RCUS) of Hayward and Pleasanton sequencing company 10X Genomics Inc., said its fourth fund will focus on companies with "technical… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Dayton-area college to open Greene County pharmacy
The site of a former hardware store in downtown Cedarville will soon become a teaching pharmacy. Cedar Care LLC, a subsidiary of Cedarville University, recently purchased the former Cedarville Hardware property at 63 N. Main St., near the intersection of State Routes 42 and 72. The amount of the transaction was not disclosed. The independent Cedar Care Village Pharmacy will be open to the co mmunity this summer. The pharmacy will employ a full-time pharmacist, two part-time technicians and an undetermined… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Cecilia Salomone Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight All of Us Launch: The All of Us Research Program is ready to launch nationally on May 6! The official launch will be held in seven communities throughout the United States. Join MAR for the launch event in NYC or watch the broadcast live. HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative: The deadline to participate in the Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey (HSLANJ) Spring 2018 Group Licensing Offer has been extended to May 10. NNLM MAR members are eligible for this cost-saving opportunity! National Network of Libraries of M...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - May 3, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

PhD student awarded the prestigious Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award
Dr Catherine Back has been awarded the prestigious Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award for her publication describing the structure and the ‘ catch-clamp ’ binding mechanism of the protein “ CshA ” involved in life-threatening infections of the heart. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Grants and Awards; Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Institutes, Bristol BioDesign Institute; Press Release Source Type: news

Bristol PhD student receives prestigious Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award
Bristol PhD student, Dr Catherine Back, was flown out to the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) in San Diego to receive the prestigious Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Grants and Awards; Faculty of Biomedical Sciences, Institutes, Bristol BioDesign Institute; Press Release Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does a stroke feel like? During, after, and ministrokes
Many people know the classic signs of a stroke, such as facial drooping, trouble balancing, and difficulty speaking. But what does having a stroke feel like? Is it painful? What are the long-term effects? What are the symptoms of a ministroke? Also, learn what to do if you or someone nearby may be having a stroke. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

Layoffs begin for Philips Healthcare at Cleveland plant
Layoffs are under way in Cleveland at a manufacturing plant run by healthcare business at Royal Philips (NYSE:PHG), with a total of 144 positions cut in February and April. Some 382 of the company’s 850 Cleveland-area jobs will ultimately be eliminated at the plant, which makes computed tomography scanners, a spokesman told Cleveland.com. The Dutch healthcare giant said Feb. 9 that it would close the plant amid a $600 million R&D initiative and plans to invest in a service training program in Cleveland. In a Feb. 20 Worker Adjustment Retraining Notification sent to Ohio’s Job &...
Source: Mass Device - May 3, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Imaging Wall Street Beat Layoffs royalphilips Source Type: news

Zimbabwe:One Million Girls to Benefit From National Human Papillomavirus
[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Close to one million girls aged between the age of 10-14 years across the country are set to benefit from the National Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme being rolled out by ministry of Health in conjunction with Primary and Secondary Education department. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 3, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Impact of safety training and interventions on training-transfer: targeting migrant construction workers - Hussain R, Pedro A, Lee DY, Pham HC, Park CS.
Despite substantial efforts to improve construction safety training, the accident rate of migrant workers is still high. One of the primary factors contributing to the inefficacy of training includes information delivery gaps during training sessions (know... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Automated risk assessment for school violence: a pilot study - Barzman D, Ni Y, Griffey M, Bachtel A, Lin K, Jackson H, Sorter M, DelBello M.
This study evaluated students using a more standard and sensitive method to help identify students who are at high risk for school violence. 103 participants were recruited through Cincinnati Children'... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Voluntary risk taking by young bicyclists: a case study of university students at Montreal - Amin MSR.
This article analyses the behavior of young bicyclists taking voluntary risks.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How do you treat a milk blister?
Milk blisters or milk blebs are common and can occur during breast-feeding. They are caused by the way the baby latches onto the breast, which results in a blockage of the nipple pores. There are a range of treatments for milk blebs, many of which can be tried at home. Learn more about remedies for milk blisters here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

Teach your employees how to talk to doctors
Consumers who talk openly with their doctor and get the most from their appointments may save money for their health plan and reduce their out-of-pocket costs. By being engaged and more proactive with their health, your employees can avoid issues that are more complex and the need for additional care. Preparing for an appointment Employees should have a general list of questions that they would like the answers to, such as what should I do to prevent or delay health problems, are there tests or… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: HealthLink Source Type: news

Newborn Screening Family Education Program
The purpose of the cooperative agreement is to develop and deliver educational programs about newborn screening, counseling, testing, follow-up and treatment, specialty services and support activities that increase awareness, knowledge, and understanding of newborn screening for parents, families, patient advocacy and support groups. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - May 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Leading chief nurse announces retirement
Dame Hilary Chapman, chief nurse at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust, has announced she will retire at the end of August after 32 years of nursing. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 3, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Highly-regarded trust chief nurse to retire after 30 year career
Professor Dame Hilary Chapman, chief nurse at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation, has announced she will retire in August this year, after 32 years of nursing. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - May 3, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Hear Helen Pankhurst tell the story of women ’ s rights
Dr Helen Pankhurst, a descendant of suffragette leaders Sylvia and Emmeline Pankhurst, will chart how women ’ s lives have changed over the last century at a free public lecture organised by the University of Bristol on Friday, 11 May 2018. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Public engagement; Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School of Education, Institutes, Cabot, Faculty of Social Sciences and Law, School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies; Press Release Source Type: news

Cancer-fighting coach is nominated for coach of the year award
The University of Bristol ’ s head hockey coach has been shortlisted for a Coach of the Year Award by England Hockey. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Current students, Grants and Awards; Press Release Source Type: news

How to Create Safer Drivers, Become a Volunteer Instructor for AARP Driver Safety
One way to help people get where they need to go is to teach current drivers how to be smarter and overall better drivers (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - May 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Study: 3D-printed mandibles may reduce OR time
Creating 3D-printed models of fractured mandibles may reduce time spent in...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 3D printing bolsters care for congenital heart disease 3DHeals: Emerging technologies complement 3D printing Flexible 3D-printed heart replicates size, texture Customized 3D-printed liver boosts patient education 3D-printed prosthetics improve surgery for hearing loss (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 3, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

RHS: Notice of Solicitation of Applications for the Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant for Fiscal Year 2018
USDA's Rural Housing Service is accepting applications for the Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training (TAT) grant program. The purpose of the program is to provide technical assistance and/or training to help rural communities access funding under the USDA essential community facilities programs. Applications are due by July 2, 2018. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - May 3, 2018 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Students create exoskeleton app for patient with muscular dystrophy
(Michigan State University) A team of Michigan State University students invented an exoskeleton app to help a patient suffering from muscular dystrophy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Arts and culture could help Finnish schools reach new heights of excellence
(University of the Arts Helsinki) Finland has one of the best education systems in the world. If Finnish schools wished to reach a new level of excellence, they should strengthen the integration of arts and culture in the teaching of all subjects, researchers now say. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Earthquake aftermath: Life-threatening blood clots in legs and lungs from sitting in cars for extended periods
(Elsevier) Japanese physicians highlight the risks and clinical significance for individuals who remain seated and immobile in vehicles for prolonged periods. They call for preventive awareness activities and education about the risk of venous thromboembolisms (VTE) in a Letter to the Editor in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Researchers Partner with Moms to Overcome Breastfeeding Obstacles
The message, “breast is best” may be familiar and powerful, but it’s not enough to get some women to breastfeed. A new University of Rochester Medical Center project creates a partnership with mothers who are not likely to breastfeed exclusively, and tries to improve the rates by first understanding their perspective and obstacles. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - May 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

How a small molecule halts the spread of a toxic protein associated with Alzheimer ’s progression
Alzheimer ’s disease destroys brain cells in part by promoting the formation of insoluble clumps that contain a protein called tau. Not only are these “tau aggregates” toxic for the cells that harbor them, but they also invade and destroy neighboring brain cells, or neurons, which speeds the cognitive d ecline associated with the Alzheimer’s.For those reasons, Alzheimer ’s researchers have been intensely interested in therapies aimed at either preventing tau aggregation or blocking its spread.Now, researchers at theUCLA School of Nursing and the department of neurology at theDavid Geffen Schoo...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news