Biology Fortified is another front group for Monsanto, pushing GMOs and cancer-causing herbicides in your food
(Natural News) Biology Fortified, Inc. (BFI) is a tax-exempt GMO-front group with a main mission of teaching scientists how to communicate with the public (and political lobbyists) and convince them that genetically modified organisms in food are not the health-and-environmental horror story that they really are today. The BFI main source of reference is the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using Smartphones During Lectures = Lower Grades
FRIDAY, July 27, 2018 -- College students might want to leave their smartphones and tablets behind when they head to a lecture, new research suggests. Otherwise, the distraction might translate into a lower grade on the final exam. For the study,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Using Smartphones During Lectures & #61; Lower Grades
FRIDAY, July 27, 2018 -- College students might want to leave their smartphones and tablets behind when they head to a lecture, new research suggests. Otherwise, the distraction might translate into a lower grade on the final exam. For the study,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 27, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Deglacial changes in western Atlantic Ocean circulation
A new study carried out by an international team of researchers, using the chemistry of ocean sediments has highlighted a widespread picture of Atlantic circulation changes associated with rapid climate change in the past. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 27, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Earth Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

Zambia:Zambian Acrobats Use Circus to Flip HIV 'Juju' Myths
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Zambia's first social circus provides disadvantaged young people with education and job opportunities while teaching them everything from unicycling to juggling (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - July 27, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

How sharing health data can help create a healthier Central Ohio
Did you know your health blueprint has the power to potentially save lives? Central Ohio was recently chosen as a pilot community for the American Heart Association ’s new program, My Research Legacy. This program brings together a team of scientific, medical and business experts, as well as people from all communities to learn how things like our daily health choices and genetic makeup can impact our heart- and brain-health. My Research Legacy is a chance f or people to learn more about their personal… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: American Heart Association Source Type: news

Aneurysm Overview Video Aneurysm Overview Video
This video covers the pathophysiology of aneurysms disease, as well as common signs and symptoms and complications. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Commentary Source Type: news

A 55-Year-Old Man With Severe Chest Pain: USMLE Question A 55-Year-Old Man With Severe Chest Pain: USMLE Question
A 55-year-old man presents to the emergency department with sudden-onset tearing chest pain. Can you make the diagnosis?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

How Is AI Used In Healthcare - 5 Powerful Real-World Examples That Show The Latest Advances
Healthcare can be transformed with the innovation and insights of AI and machine learning. From robot-assisted surgery to virtual nursing assistants, diagnosing conditions facilitating workflow and analyzing images, AI and machines can help improve outcomes for patients and lower costs for providers (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bernard Marr, Contributor Source Type: news

Making love can make men sad too: QUT research
(Queensland University of Technology) A world-first study by QUT researchers concludes men can and do suffer from postcoital dysphoria (PCD) which results in feelings of sadness, tearfulness or irritability following sex. Masters student Joel Maczkowiack and Professor Robert Schweitzer from QUT's School of Psychology and Counselling said that while the condition had been recognized in women, no studies had previously identified the phenomenon among males. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

55- to 70-year-old women and men with prediabetes get stronger bones with football training
(University of Southern Denmark Faculty of Health Sciences) Football scores from all angles for untrained middle-aged and elderly women and men with prediabetes. This is the conclusion from a study carried out in the Faroe Islands by football researchers and physiologists from the Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics at the University of Southern Denmark and the University of the Faroe Islands. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New UCI center to advance the use of artificial intelligence in healthcare
(University of California - Irvine) UCI artificial intelligence center will develop, apply deep learning neural networks to diagnostics, disease prediction and therapy planning. Initial research includes developing a system with 97%+ accuracy in near real-time detection of brain bleeds on NCCT. System to be implemented in UCI's comprehensive stroke program. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Checking phones in lectures can cost students half a grade in exams
(Taylor& Francis Group) Students perform less well in end-of-term exams if they are allowed access to an electronic device, such as a phone or tablet, for non-academic purposes in lectures, a new study in Educational Psychology finds. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why US universities need better policies against workplace bullying
(Taylor& Francis Group) Higher education institutions in the United States should change their faculty codes of conduct to define bullying as a distinctive form of harassment, according to a new paper published in the National Communication Association's journal First Amendment Studies. Such codes also need to provide faculty and staff with clearer communications regarding bullying, and offer guidance for both targets and bystanders. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

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Learn more about the proposed rules change to the ACA marketplaces in 2019 from experts Sara Collins, Ph.D., Matthew Fiedler, Ph.D., and Sabrina Corlette.         (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Newsroom)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Newsroom - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Representation of domestic violence against women: comparison among nursing students - Silva CD, Gomes VLO, Fonseca ADD, Gomes MT, Arejano CB.
OBJECTIVES: To identify and compare the structure and content of representations of domestic violence against women among students in the initial and final grades of a nursing undergraduate course. METHODS: A qualitative study was carried out betwe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Multi-type child maltreatment: prevalence and its relationship with self-esteem among secondary school students in Tanzania - Mwakanyamale AA, Wande DP, Yizhen Y.
BACKGROUND: Child maltreatment is becoming predominantly multi-type in nature. Studies report that multi-type child maltreatment is associated with low self-esteem in adolescence and adulthood. There is a lack of published studies in Tanzania regarding mul... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A deep learning approach for predicting antidepressant response in major depression using clinical and genetic biomarkers - Lin E, Kuo PH, Liu YL, Yu YW, Yang AC, Tsai SJ.
In the wake of recent advances in scientific research, personalized medicine using deep learning techniques represents a new paradigm. In this work, our goal was to establish deep learning models which distinguish responders from non-responders, and also t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

It's not (only) the mean that matters: variability, noise and exploration in skill learning - Sternad D.
Mastering a motor skill is typified by a decrease in variability. However, variability is much more than the undesired signature of discoordination: structure in both its distributional properties and temporal sequence can reveal control priorities. Extend... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Effective injury forecasting in soccer with GPS training data and machine learning - Rossi A, Pappalardo L, Cintia P, Iaia FM, Fern ández J, Medina D.
Injuries have a great impact on professional soccer, due to their large influence on team performance and the considerable costs of rehabilitation for players. Existing studies in the literature provide just a preliminary understanding of which factors mos... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Rhythmic auditory stimulation for reduction of falls in Parkinson's disease: a randomized controlled study - Thaut MH, Rice RR, Braun Janzen T, Hurt-Thaut CP, McIntosh GC.
OBJECTIVE: To test whether rhythmic auditory stimulation (RAS) training reduces the number of falls in Parkinson's disease patients with a history of frequent falls. DESIGN: Randomized withdrawal study design. SUBJECTS: A total of 60 participants (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Risk factors for domestic violence in women and predictors of development of mental disorders in these women - Almi ş BH, Kütük EK, Gümüştaş F, Çelik M.
INTRODUCTION: Based on the hypothesis that women who exposed to physical violence had lower education and income levels than those who did not, and those who got married earlier and had marriage with unwanted people had higher psychiatric disorders, the ai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effects of backward gait training on balance, gross motor function, and gait in children with cerebral palsy: a systematic review - Elnahhas AM, Elshennawy S, Aly MG.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of backward gait training on balance, gross motor function, and gait parameters in children with cerebral palsy. DATA SOURCES: PubMed, Cochrane Library, Web of Science, Science Direct, Physiotherapy Evidence Database (... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Consumer Health: 3 heart-healthy diet myths
Don't get tricked by these 3 heart-healthy diet myths? Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the U.S. The food you eat can play a major role in your risk of developing heart disease. But three popular nutrition myths could steer you down the wrong path. Learn about the role of coconut [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - July 27, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Extra dementia training for care home staff could save up to 20,000 lives a year, study finds
Extra dementia training for care home staff could save up to 20,000 lives a year in Britain after scientists found that better support for residents with the illness led to a significant reduction in mortality. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Minister urges employers to make workplace adjustments for people with arthritis
  Minister urges employers to make workplace adjustments for people with arthritis The Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Sarah Newton, has called on employers across the country to make workplace adjustments for people with arthritis and related conditions. According to the latest statistics, arthritis and related conditions such as back pain account for 30 million working days lost each year. The call to action came this week when the Minister visited Arthritis Research UK’s London office to understand more about the charity’s approach to promoting health and well-being in the workplace. The ...
Source: Arthritis Research UK - July 26, 2018 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

ADHD Meds No Help For Healthy Students' Grades
ADHD drugs like Adderall do not improve, and can actually impair, brain function in healthy students who take the drug hoping for an intelligence boost, a new study has found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to relieve postpartum night sweats
Postpartum night sweats, or night sweats that happen shortly after childbirth, are common, temporary, and treatable. Women have night sweats due to shifting hormone levels after pregnancy. Read on to learn about the causes of postpartum night sweats and how to relieve them with home remedies and other treatments. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

AI-powered wearable health monitor dev Snap40 raises $8m
Scottish wearable health monitor developer Snap40 said today it raised $8 million in seed financing to help support continued development and deployment of its Snap40 device. The round was led by ADV and joined by MMC Ventures and individual investors including Craneware co-founder Gordon Craig, Skyscanner founder Gareth Williams and former Y Combinator COO Qasar Younis. The funding brings the total raised for the company up to $10 million. “Human life is precious. Monitoring, protecting and improving health is of importance to all corners of society. snap40 addresses that through a wearable device with smart technol...
Source: Mass Device - July 26, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Diagnostics mHealth (Mobile Health) snap40 Source Type: news

Heavy Weapons Training May Cause Brain Injuries, But The VA Doesn't Cover It
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jon Hamilton Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Does magnesium relieve migraines?
Many people use magnesium, which is a naturally occurring mineral, to treat and prevent migraine headaches, especially those with aura. In this article, learn about the effectiveness of magnesium and discover whether there are any side effects or risks. We also list some of the foods that contain magnesium. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Ireland suspends transvaginal mesh procedures
Earlier this week, Ireland temporarily suspended all procedures using transvaginal mesh devices to treat stress urinary incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse at Health Service Executive funded hospitals, according to a government release from the country. Minister for Health Simon Harris announced the pause, saying that the Department Chief Medical Officer requested the pause in use of the devices following a review by the Dept. of Health, HSE and the country’s Health Products Regulatory Agency. The suspension is set to stay in place “until a set of conditions to mitigate the risks of injury are met,” acc...
Source: Mass Device - July 26, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Regulatory/Compliance Women's Health Source Type: news

Glossary of HIV/AIDS-Related Terms
The glossary, which includes definitions for more than 700 HIV/AIDS-related terms in English and Spanish, provides people living with HIV, their families and friends, health care professionals, and students a guide to understanding HIV. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - July 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why You Forget Names Immediately —And How to Remember Them
Of all the social gaffes, none is perhaps more common than meeting a new person, exchanging names and promptly forgetting theirs — forcing you to either swallow your pride and ask again, or languish in uncertainty forever. Why do we keep making this mistake? There are a few potential explanations, says Charan Ranganath, the director of the Memory and Plasticity Program at the University of California, Davis. Why you forget The simplest explanation: you’re just not that interested, Ranganath says. “People are better at remembering things that they’re motivated to learn. Sometimes you are motivated to...
Source: TIME: Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology onetime Source Type: news

Training care workers properly could prevent 20,000 deaths from dementia
Assistants in Britain's 28,000 care homes in the UK usually require no formal training - and doctors say the training that is available is not based on any evidence that it actually works. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Foods to eat and avoid on a low-purine diet
People who have gout, kidney stones, or a similar disorder can often benefit from following a low-purine diet. Purine is a naturally occurring substance, and too much can lead to a buildup of uric acid. In this article, learn which foods to eat and which to avoid to reduce levels of purine in the body. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does cubital tunnel syndrome occur?
Cubital tunnel syndrome is when the nerve in the elbow or funny bone becomes pressed or stretched. Symptoms include numbness and tingling in the fingers. People can try exercises and other remedies at home or seek medical treatment that may include splints and surgery. Learn more about cubital tunnel syndrome here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Home remedies for fast back pain relief
Back pain is a widespread but potentially debilitating problem. Fortunately, there are a variety of home remedies to relieve back pain quickly and help prevent it in the future. In this article, learn about creams, stretches, and other techniques to alleviate back pain. We also cover when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

Dentsply Sirona initiates Global Lab Experts Network (GLEN): more than 50 international lab experts gather in Frankfurt
Dentsply Sirona Lab, with its dedicated focus on dental technology, held its first ever GLEN meeting from July 9th-11thin Frankfurt, Germany tooffer the possibility for networking and exchange between lab experts. Around 50 Key Opinion Leaders from almost 20 different countries came together for this peer-to-peer exchange to discuss current topics as well as future trends of dental technology and dentistry in workshops and interactive sessions.Bensheim/Salzburg, July 16, 2018. Dentsply Sirona Lab is committed to offering the opportunity to establish a network with experts across all lab-related areas and enable the exchang...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - July 26, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

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Learn more about the proposed rules change to the ACA marketplaces in 2019 from experts Sara Collins, Ph.D., Matthew Fiedler, Ph.D., and Sabrina Corlette.         (Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Newsroom)
Source: The Commonwealth Fund: Newsroom - July 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Suicidal thoughts and behaviors: prevalence and association with distal and proximal factors in Spanish university students - Blasco MJ, Vilagut G, Almenara J, Roca M, Piqueras JA, Gabilondo A, Lagares C, Soto-Sanz V, Alayo I, Forero CG, Echebur úa E, Gili M, Cebrià AI, Bruffaerts R, Auerbach RP, Nock MK, Kessler RC, Alonso J.
We report on the prevalence of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in Spanish university students and their risk and protective factors (distal/proximal; individual/environmental). METHODS: First-year university students completed an online ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Two year ACL reinjury rate of 2.5%: outcomes report of the men in a secondary ACL injury prevention program (ACL-sports) - Arundale AJH, Capin JJ, Zarzycki R, Smith AH, Snyder-Mackler L.
BACKGROUND: The Anterior Cruciate Ligament-Specialized Post-Operative Return to Sports (ACL-SPORTS) randomized control trial (RCT) examined an evidence-based secondary ACL injury prevention training program, involving progressive strengthening, agility tra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Grampian university appoints new clinical professor in nursing
Robert Gordon University has appointed a new nursing professor and specialist in gerontology with over 20 years ’ experience working in healthcare education. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - July 26, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes vaginal cramps?
Vaginal cramps, or spasms, can occur for a variety of reasons. Most of the time, mild vaginal cramps are due to menstruation. Severe or recurring vaginal cramps may occur as a result of an underlying medical condition, such as endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease, or dyspareunia. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

NIH Extends URMC ’s Role in Network to Advance Neurological Care
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has extended the University of Rochester Medical Center ’s membership in the Network for Excellence in Neuroscience Clinical Trials, or NeuroNEXT, which was created to accelerate clinical research involving new treatments for neurological disorders. The $1.5 million grant to URMC will provide patients in the region access to cutting-edge experimental t herapies and continue the Medical Center’s key role in helping bring new drugs to market. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - July 26, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Highland Hospital Plans Nearly All Private Rooms for Patients
Nearly all Highland Hospital patients will benefit from private rooms, through a modernization plan announced by the hospital. Providing patients with private rooms will further Highland Hospital ’s ongoing efforts to improve patient care, help reduce the risk of infections, and offer more adequate, therapeutic space during recovery. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - July 26, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Why Having Sex Makes You Feel Better The Next Day, According to Science
Sex has long been linked to a lengthened life and a lower risk of cardiovascular disease. But new research suggests that it may have powerful emotional benefits, too: it seems to strengthen the bonds of relationships and adds happiness and meaning to life. A recent paper published in the journal Emotion by Todd Kashdan and his colleagues at George Mason University used daily diaries to examine the link between sexual behavior and wellbeing. 152 college students were asked to keep a record of their sexual behaviors, emotions and feelings every day for three weeks. People’s wellbeing was measured by their positive feel...
Source: TIME: Health - July 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Andrew Gregory Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Sex/Relationships Source Type: news

Health care, financial services power Bay State's booming workforce
This year ’s Boston Business Journal list of the 50 Largest Employers in Massachusetts is again dominated by health care, financial services and retail companies, and, of course, higher education institutions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

Health care, financial services power Bay State's booming workforce
This year ’s Boston Business Journal list of the 50 Largest Employers in Massachusetts is again dominated by health care, financial services and retail companies, and, of course, higher education institutions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - July 26, 2018 Category: Health Management Source Type: news

Abiomed shares down despite Street-beating FY2019 Q1, Indian Impella approval
Shares in Abiomed (NSDQ:ABMD) have fallen today despite the medical device maker posting earnings that beat expectations by Wall Street for its fiscal year 2019 first quarter and announcing approval of its Impella heart pump in India. The Danvers, Mass.-based company posted profits of $90.1 million, or $1.95 per share, on sales of $180 million for the three months ended June 30, seeing profits grow 141% while sales grew 35.9% compared with the same period during the previous year. Earnings per share were well ahead of the 82¢ consensus on Wall Street, where analysts expected to see sales of $173.2 million, w...
Source: Mass Device - July 26, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Cardiac Assist Devices Cardiovascular MassDevice Earnings Roundup Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat Abiomed Source Type: news