Infographic: The heart out of rhythm
Learn more about?ventricular tachycardia. Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com? (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - May 2, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Learning disabilities mortality review programme
The learning disabilities mortality review (LeDeR) programme aims to make improvements to the lives of people with learning disabilities. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 2, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Spelman College investigating hateful notes sent to LGBTQ students
Some LGBTQ students at Spelman College, a predominantly African-American women's school in Atlanta, say that someone slipped hateful notes under their dormroom doors. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevent vision loss by protecting your heart with a healthy diet
(Natural News) Losing one’s eyesight and knowing that the damage is reversible is one thing. Losing one’s vision and learning that it will never come back is more devastating. The second scenario affects more than 10 million Americans living in the U.S. The number is expected to balloon to almost 22 million by 2050. The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Extreme mobility of mantis shrimp eyes
New research, led by biologists from the University of Bristol, has uncovered fresh findings about the most mobile eyes in the animal kingdom - the eyes of the mantis shrimp. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Biological Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

U.S. seeks 1 million people for study of DNA, health habits
Researchers hope to learn why some people escape illness and others don't, and how to better customize prevention and treatment of diseases (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Backed by big-name VCs, this startup is turning machine learning on drug discovery
Daphne Koller, the former ed-tech entrepreneur who jumped to anti-aging drug research company Calico, is launching a company turning machine learning on drug discovery and development with the backing of prominent biotech venture capital firms at the intersection of tech and biotech. Not much is known at this point about Insitro, backed by Foresite Capital, Alphabet investment arm GV, Third Rock Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz and ARCH Ventures. But the company's website says it will apply machine… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Stopping the Bleed is Just the Beginning
This study was a retrospective review of available data from mass shooting events occurring between 1984 and 2013. The researchers attempted to get data from 25 public mass shootings, and they were able to obtain it from 12 events involving 139 patients. The researchers reviewed all of the cases to determine the anatomical locations of wounds. They were able to review 115 of the cases to determine the anatomical location of the wound that caused death, and reviewed 125 of the cases for the potential for survivability with appropriate prehospital and in-hospital trauma care. Results: The researchers calculated an average of...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - May 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Sean J. Britton, MPA, NRP Tags: Trauma Columns Source Type: news

Inquiry judge recommends more education on opioids after suicide of Edmonton soldier
A judge wants more education and oversight to come with prescription opioids following the suicide of an Edmonton soldier six years ago. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Edmonton Source Type: news

Trump administration turns its back on the most vulnerable
Female victims of domestic abuse must be accorded the same protections as political refugees under the law. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Maintain a Fresh Approach to Routine Medical Calls
Always the same, but never the same When emergencies are your everyday concern, perspective sometimes gets skewed. After a while, it’s easy to imagine that every heartbeat is just waiting to wobble. Yet somehow, the hearts in your service area take the licking of daily life and keep on ticking. And when they don’t, you get the call. Dispiriting Similarity The challenge of a good cardiac call is something to look forward to in the mix of the requests for help from those of us at 9-1-1. Those squiggly lines on the cardiac monitor have meaning to our educated eyes. It’s interesting to parse the information, ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - May 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Kate Dernocoeur, NREMT Tags: Patient Care Cardiac & Resuscitation Columns Source Type: news

98point6 launches its chat-based telemedicine platform for primary care
Seattle-based 98point6 today announced the launch of its on-demand primary care platform. Through the smartphone app, patients in 10 US states can easily receive remote care from a board-certified physician through the AI and machine learning-powered service. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 1, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

How to manage parental control over your child ’s screen time
There is much parents can do to influence a child in positive ways, to integrate the use of media into family activity and maximize the benefits of technology. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to eat if you have a C. diff infection
C. diff infections can cause stomach pain, diarrhea, fever, and loss of appetite. Staying hydrated, letting the stomach rest, and eating foods that do not aggravate the colon are all essential steps to recovery. In this article, learn which foods to eat and how both mild and severe C. diff infections are treated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

Teen delivers baby after learning about childbirth in school
A northern Utah high school student delivered her aunt's baby Saturday, days after learning about childbirth in her child development class (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

20 Years chasing the genetic roots of asthma
The UCSF Asthma Collaboratory celebrates 20 years of research on genetic factors in asthma. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - May 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Paula Joyce Source Type: news

US wants 1 million to share DNA and health habits for science
On Sunday, the U.S. government will open enrollment to try and build a large enough database to learn why some escape illness and others don't, and better customize treatments. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prehospital Assessment for Stroke Isn ’t Perfect
Prehospital assessment tools for neurological deficits aren’t perfect An approximately 30-year-old male answers the door to let you and your partner into the house you’ve been called to. Hank introduces himself and thanks you for coming, quickly adding that he’s concerned about his mother who’s “acting weird.” Hank tells you he stopped by his mom’s house for lunch and found her using paper plates to heat food on the stove. He stopped her before the plate ignited. His mother seemed confused and so he called 9-1-1. Patient Assessment Margaret, Hank’s 53-year-old mot...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - May 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Dennis Edgerly, EMT-P Tags: Patient Care Cardiac & Resuscitation Columns Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you have a garlic allergy?
A garlic allergy is rare, but it is possible. In this article, we look at the symptoms of a true allergy, which include sneezing, dizziness, and in severe cases, anaphylaxis. We also describe the milder symptoms of a garlic intolerance. Learn when to see a doctor for allergy testing. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Food Allergy Source Type: news

When the unexpected happens knowing your ER options can save you money and time
Many Texans don ’t understand their options when faced with an unanticipated health issue that might involve a visit to an emergency room (ER). Unfortunately, making the wrong choice can result in a bill more painful than the health issue. But a little education goes a long way in helping you understand your opti ons and avoid an ER visit and a potentially costly bill. For serious or life-threatening health issues, always call 911 or go to the nearest ER.  But for less serious health issues, like… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Dr. Esteban L ópez Source Type: news

Children need to learn new language before age 10 to become fluent
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT) have discovered a 'critical period' for learning a new language which ends around 17 or 18 (stock image) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

St. Vincent ’s East plays host to new addiction treatment center
Pathway Healthcare, a provider of office-based medical and behavioral treatment for drug and alcohol addiction, has opened a new office in metro Birmingham, on the campus of St. Vincent ’s East.  The new location will serve as Pathway Healthcare’s national training facility for its doctors, nurses, counselors and other staff.  Pathway specializes in treating opioid use disorder, alcohol addiction and other drug-related disorders, through a proprietary care model that combin es medication-assisted… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

Overview of Humanitarian Standards Partnership: Focus on Their Application in Zaatari Camp, Jordan
Sphere Project. 03/20/2018 This one-hour, 38-minute webinar presents the Humanitarian Standards Partnership, formed by the Sphere Project; Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action; Cash Learning Partnership; Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies; Livestock Emergency Guidelines and Standards Project; and Small Enterprise Education and Promotion Network. It discusses each of the humanitarian standards, explains what they cover and how they can be used, and has a specific focus on the context of the Zaatari camp in Jordan. (Video or Multimedia) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health)
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - May 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Behavioral and neurobiological mechanisms of punishment: implications for psychiatric disorders - Jean-Richard-Dit-Bressel P, Killcross S, McNally GP.
Punishment involves learning about the relationship between behavior and its adverse consequences. Punishment is fundamental to reinforcement learning, decision-making and choice, and is disrupted in psychiatric disorders such as addiction, depression, and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Disciplining play: digital youth culture as capital at school - Rafalow MH.
Adults may still be catching up to digital age, but digital youth bring to school digital skills they learn from each other. Comparative ethnographic analysis of three middle schools that vary by student class and race reveals that students' similar digita... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Primary mass casualty incident triage: evidence for the benefit of yearly brief re-training from a simulation study - Dittmar MS, Wolf P, Bigalke M, Graf BM, Birkholz T.
BACKGROUND: Triage is a mainstay of early mass casualty incident (MCI) management. Standardized triage protocols aim at providing valid and reproducible results and, thus, improve triage quality. To date, there is little data supporting the extent and cont... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Caring For Ourselves And Each Other: What Nurses Can Teach Us About Mindfulness
As society becomes more aware of the adverse impact that daily stressors have on health and happiness, more people have turned (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: College offers a business class on spin bikes
The "GMA" anchors discuss whether they could work while working out like students at Fordham University are doing in a new class. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Disparities found in lung cancer care, survival in U.S. versus England
Better lung cancer survival rates in the U.S. have been found to correlate with earlier diagnoses and more aggressive surgical treatment. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Too old to learn a new language? Children need to start before age 10 to become fluent
Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of technology (MIT) have discovered a 'critical period' for learning a new language which ends around 17 or 18 (stock image) (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HRSA | PCA and HCCN Do It Together Resource Learning Collaborative | June 2018
June 14, 2018 12:00-1:15pm ET. CSH is hosting a series of open calls with Primary Care Associations and Health Center Controlled Networks to explore, critique and design a range of training resources to build quality health and housing partnerships. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - May 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Types of heart attack: What you need to know
Some heart attacks are more severe than others. In this article, learn about the signs and symptoms of each type. We also explore their causes and who is at risk. Finally, we look at how each type is treated, the recovery process, and steps a person can take to prevent heart attacks and other cardiac problems. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Heart Disease Source Type: news

It ’ s not us, it ’ s all about YOU!
If you’re a UNISON member you should have had an envelope through your letterbox from UNISON’s general secretary asking you to vote in yet another election. Yes, we know there are a lot of elections at UNISON but that’s because of the way it’s set up. UNISON is your union. That means that you get the chance to be involved in the major decisions. One of the key ways you do this is by electing your representatives onto one of the union’s service group executives. These elections happen every two years and the next ones are now! Now at this point you may already be subconsciously wanting to ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - May 1, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article SGE elections 2018 Source Type: news

Big Data for Hospital Librarians – Are We There, Yet?
In the NNLM Big Data in Healthcare: Exploring Emerging Roles course, we asked participants, as they progressed through the course to consider the following questions: Do you think health sciences librarians should get involved with big data in healthcare? Where should librarians get involved, if you think they should? If you think they should not, explain why. You may also combine a “should/should not” approach if you would like to argue both sides. NNLM will feature responses from different participants over the coming weeks. Written by Elanor Pickens, Medical Librarian, Portsmouth Regional Hospital, Portsmou...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - May 1, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Data Science Source Type: news

Teen Delivers a Baby Days After Learning About Childbirth in School
EDEN, Utah (AP) — A northern Utah high school student delivered her aunt's baby Saturday, days after learning about childbirth in her child development class. Morlie Hayes, 16, was at home in Eden over the weekend while her mom was out running errands and a surprise visitor showed up: her pregnant aunt Laura Creager, who was going into early labor. "My mom's outside. She's going to have her baby!" Creager's 7-year-old daughter said through tears, the teenager told the Deseret News. The baby wasn't due until May 19. Creager thought she had another hour before she would make it to the hospital, but her baby w...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - May 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Teen Delivers a Baby Days After Learning About Childbirth in School
EDEN, Utah (AP) — A northern Utah high school student delivered her aunt's baby Saturday, days after learning about childbirth in her child development class. Morlie Hayes, 16, was at home in Eden over the weekend while her mom was out running errands and a surprise visitor showed up: her pregnant aunt Laura Creager, who was going into early labor. "My mom's outside. She's going to have her baby!" Creager's 7-year-old daughter said through tears, the teenager told the Deseret News. The baby wasn't due until May 19. Creager thought she had another hour before she would make it to the hospital, but her baby w...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - May 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Patient Care News Source Type: news

Do You Vape? See These Tips on How to Keep E-Liquids Away from Children
Accidentally touching or drinking e-liquids can be dangerous and even deadly for young children. So it ’s important to handle and store these products carefully, to teach children to stay away from these products, and to be prepared for emergencies. Consider these tips. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Chief Executive for National Composites Centre
The University of Bristol today [Tuesday 1 May] announced the appointment of Rich Oldfield as the new Chief Executive of the National Composites Centre (NCC). Owned by the University, the NCC is world-leading in composites research and development and the foremost centre for composites in the UK High Value Manufacturing Catapult. Rich, who is currently Senior Vice President (SVP) for Business Development and Strategy at GKN, will succeed Peter Chivers from 1 September 2018, and brings a wealth of engineering, technology and leadership experience to the position. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - May 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Business and Enterprise, Research, Staff notices, Announcements; Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, School of Civil, Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, Aerospac Source Type: news

Vogue Williams' pregnancy workout revealed by fitness trainer
EXCLUSIVE: Louise Parker, dubbed the ‘figure magician’, today revealed Vogue is undergoing a signature ante natal training class at her boutique physique in Knightsbridge. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Critical window for learning a language
Scientists say there is a cut-off age for learning a language fluently. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

May CMS National Training Program Learning Series Webinar
May 10, 2018 1:00-2:30pm ET. Webinar will provide an overview of CMS'program-related resources. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - May 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Automated breast density assessment informs cancer risk
Can software that calculates breast density perform as well as a radiologist...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Wis. enacts breast density law Is screening breast MRI being used in the wrong women? Cancer history in relatives boosts breast cancer risk Deep-learning algorithm can assess breast density Breast density laws mystify primary care providers (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Tanzania:Pregnancy Forces 165 Out of Schools
[Citizen] Mpwapwa -A total of 165 students in Mpwapwa district, Dodoma have dropped out of schools due to pregnancies between 2015 and March, this year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - May 1, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Special Report: Proxemics Training Can Prevent ED Violence (In English Don't Let Things Escalate)
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - May 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Special Report Source Type: news

Neuroscience Lab Holds ‘Brain Day’ at Local School
Last Friday, staff from the Del Monte Neuroscience Institute ’s Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory (CNL) spent the afternoon at the Hope Hall School explaining the mysteries of the human brain and exposing students to careers in STEM fields. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - May 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Cognitive scientists define critical period for learning language
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) An MIT study suggests children remain skilled at learning language much longer than expected -- up to the age of 17 or 18. However, scientists also found it nearly impossible for people to achieve proficiency similar to that of a native speaker unless they start learning a language by the age of 10. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Brain's window for language learning open until adulthood
(Boston College) It has long been known that children learn language more easily than adults, but determining exactly when that ability declines has been something of a mystery. Researchers from Boston College, MIT and Harvard report in the journal Cognition that prime language learning years extend approximately a decade longer than previously thought -- until 17.4 years of age. The new findings hold implications for neuroscience, linguistics, developmental psychology and public policy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

3 Wishes Project brings dignity to dying patients
After nearly two  months in the hospital, there was nothing more that medical science could do to save Adam. The young man lay dying in the intensive care unit connected to the steadily beeping and whirring monitors and life-support machines.He loved the outdoors, particularly sunsets, and his wife, Sandy, wished he didn ’t have to die inside the sterile white walls of his hospital room. Wanting to pay tribute to what he enjoyed, she asked the staff, “Was there a way Adam didn’t have to spend his last moments in an ICU room surrounded by machines?”Yes, thanks to a new pilot research project in ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic opens new simulation skills lab to help staff learn, perfect clinical procedures
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.? A new procedural skills lab in the Mayo Clinic J. Wayne and Delores Barr Weaver Simulation Center at?Mayo Clinic in Florida will help staff learn and perfect various clinical procedures, including joint arthroscopy, spinal taps and kidney removal. In addition, participants in the lab will experiment, learn and refine new procedures on tissue [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Florida News - May 1, 2018 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news