Fat dogs teach humans new tricks about obesity: Hungarian study
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Fat dogs have a lot in common with overweight humans, including an interest in top quality food and an unwillingness to settle for second best, Hungarian scientists have found. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Why Doing Nothing Is One of the Most Important Things You Can Do
From the age of Enlightenment onward, philosophers, political leaders and moral authorities of many kinds have tried to convince us that work is one of the most important opportunities for freedom. Through work, we can become a somebody, relish the esteem we gain, structure our lives and, while we are at it, contribute nobly to the common good. This is a strange brew of ideas, but one that has seeped deeper into our psyche than we may realize. We develop a craving for recognition that is rarely satisfied. We need to be seen and admired, pushed along by a narcissism that doesn’t really believe in itself, but doesn&rsq...
Source: TIME: Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Brian O’Connor Tags: Uncategorized onetime society Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the first symptoms of ovarian cancer?
Ovarian cancer is a condition that can be detected and treated, the key is knowing the symptoms. The earlier these are detected and diagnosed, the better the outcome is likely to be. Symptoms include bloating, pelvic pain, and painful sex. Learn more about early signs of ovarian cancer, and when to see a doctor, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ovarian Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: 24-hour Holter monitoring: What to know
A Holter monitor is a medical device that can help to diagnose heart problems, such as arrhythmias. A technician will attach electrodes to a person ’s chest, and the person will wear the monitor for 24 hours. In this article, learn what to expect, how to wear the monitor properly, and what results mean. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Stable angina: Everything you need to know
Stable angina causes pain, squeezing, or tightness in the chest, usually when someone is stressed or doing physical activity. Narrowed arteries or blockages can reduce the blood flow to the heart, causing stable angina. Here, learn more about the symptoms, as well as the difference between stable and unstable angina. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why can you have a missed period on birth control?
A person can miss a period while taking birth control pills for many reasons. The pills contain several hormones that affect the menstrual cycle, and stress levels and other issues can play a role. In this article, learn about how the pills work, and seven factors that can cause a person on the pill to miss a period. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Is competition driving innovation or damaging scientific research? | Anonymous academic
When a colleague with shaky data raced a competitor to be first to publish, I saw how the perverse incentives in research workThere ’s an oft-repeated phrase in the scientific world that “competition drives innovation”. This can definitely sometimes be true, but in my experience the reality most of the time is that competition can be hugely wasteful and damaging to research.Take our lab, where we work in several high-profile areas. We ’re aware that we have several major competitors around the world. We want to be first, we need to be first and we must keep it secret. Doing this can make or break a ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 15, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Anonymous academic Tags: Higher Education Network Academics Science Research Source Type: news

A 20-Year-Old Man With Anxiety: USMLE Question A 20-Year-Old Man With Anxiety: USMLE Question
A 20-year-old man presents with anxiety that is causing him to avoid certain locations. Can you identify the correct diagnosis?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz 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 - June 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gene therapy restores paw function in rats with spinal cord injury
MRC-funded researchers at King’s College have shown that rats with spinal cord injuries can re-learn skilled front paw movements after being treated with a gene therapy. The therapy regenerated damaged tissue and could be switched on and off using a common antibiotic. (Source: Medical Research Council General News)
Source: Medical Research Council General News - June 15, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: news

Managing change and transformation e-learning
Managing change and transformation helps you to understand how to build a change-ready culture that can make smart decisions and successfully implement innovative ideas. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - June 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Two UCLA chemists selected as 2018 Pew scholars
UCLA chemistry professors Hosea Nelson and Jose Rodriguez have been selected among 22  Pew scholars in the biomedical sciences for 2018. The honor provides funding to outstanding young researchers whose work is relevant to the advancement of human health. The scholars, who were selected from 184 nominations, will receive four-year, $300,000 grants to advance their explorations of biological mechanisms underpinning human h ealth and disease.UCLA and UC San Diego each has two 2018 Pew scholars in the biomedical sciences; no other university has more than one.“These scientists have shown the boldness and creat...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - June 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Sex and Drugs Decline Among Teens, but Depression and Suicidal Thoughts Grow
The C.D.C. ’ s biannual survey of U.S. high school students also showed increases in bullying and declines in condom use. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAN HOFFMAN Tags: Teenagers and Adolescence Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Depression (Mental) Sex Condoms Suicides and Suicide Attempts Source Type: news

Sex, Drugs Hold Less Allure for High Schoolers
Between 2007 and 2017, the percentage of high school students who said they had ever had sex fell from 48 percent to 39.5 percent, and the percentage who said they'd had four or more sexual partners decreased from 15 percent to just under 10 percent. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. teens are taking fewer risks with their health, though drinking and unsafe sex are still common
The school year is over, and public health officials have issued a report card for America ’s high school students.On the whole, the marks are good. Fewer U.S. teens are having sex or using illicit drugs. (There ’s no mention of rock-and-roll.) They’re also less likely to drink and drive, smoke... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - June 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Karen Kaplan Source Type: news

Feeling Hangry? Study Says It ’ s A Real Thing
(CBS LOCAL) — Have you ever found yourself getting angry after not eating food for a long time? It turns out that being “hangry” is a legitimate condition. According to a new study conducted by doctoral students at the University of North Carolina, operating on an empty stomach can create a negative emotional response. “We all know that hunger can sometimes affect our emotions and perceptions of the world around us,” said Jennifer MacCormack, a doctoral student at the department of psychology and neuroscience at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and lead author of the stud...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Offbeat Local TV talkers Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What does it mean if you have a high C-reactive protein?
Doctors can use a C-reactive protein (CRP) test to check the levels of this protein. Many conditions can elevate CRP levels, including rheumatic arthritis and irritable bowel syndrome. Symptoms of high CRP levels include chills and pain. Treatment depends on the underlying cause. Learn more about the CRP test here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medical Devices / Diagnostics Source Type: news

Cochrane Epilepsy seeks PhD Student - Europe
In this PhD, Individual Participant Data will be collected from eligible RCTs of add-on treatment in patients with refractory epilepsy. Statistical issues for the analysis of these trials will be explored and a network meta-analysis undertaken using the most efficient and statistically reliable methods. It is anticipated that the characteristics of trials and their participants will have changed over time due to the changing global nature of epilepsy research, the widening population of available AEDs, and changes in the classification and management of epilepsy. Patients within, and across, trials will also differ in the ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - June 14, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is crab and other seafood safe to eat during pregnancy?
Many women are concerned about the seafood they eat during pregnancy due to the risk of food poisoning and high mercury content. Fortunately, cooked crab, imitation crab, and lobster are safe to eat when they are correctly prepared. Learn more about which fish to eat or avoid and all about the safety of fish products. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy / Obstetrics Source Type: news

TheraNova, UCSF Surgical Innovations ink collab accelerator deal
Medical device innovation firm TheraNova said this week it is partnering with incubator-accelerator UCSF Surgical Innovations to help co-develop device tech intended to address unmet patient needs. The partnership will establish collaboration between both sites, allowing parties to utilize UCSF’s intellectual and clinical environment and TheraNova’s product development capabilities and knowledge, the San Francisco-based companies said. “As industry director of the UC Berkeley-UCSF Master of Translational Medicine program I have been impressed with the caliber of both the students and the faculty. With thi...
Source: Mass Device - June 14, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Research & Development Source Type: news

Resistance exercise linked to reduced depression symptoms
Resistance training was associated with a reduction in depression symptoms regardless of how often people exercised, a research review suggests. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

House passes bill to ease addiction workforce shortage
A bipartisan effort to encourage more people to enter jobs in the substance abuse treatment field cleared the U.S. House this week as lawmakers considered a series of bills  aimed at addressing issues related to the opioid epidemic. U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark, a Democrat from Massachusetts, who sponsored the legislation with Kentucky Republican Rep. Hal Rogers, praised lawmakers for unanimously approving the measure that seeks to offer student loan repayment ben efits to those who agree to work… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Shannon Young Source Type: news

UH names 3 associate deans of new medical school
The University of Houston has made three more hires for its upcoming medical school.   UH appointed Dr. Ruth Bush as the associate dean for medical education, Dr. David Buck as associate dean for community health, and Dr. Kathryn Horn as the associate dean for student affairs, admissions and outreach, according to a press release. All three have ties to Baylor College Medicine, ei ther as a professor or a graduate.  Bush was most recently a tenured professor at Baylor College of Medicine, per the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jen Para Source Type: news

Passing the trash: absence of state laws allows for continued sexual abuse of K-12 students by school employees - Grant BJ, Wilkerson S, Henschel M.
"Passing the trash," enabling teachers who sexually abuse students to pursue another job with no record of their sexual misconduct, is common practice for K-12 school district administrators who fear legal liability and tarnished reputations. The "Prohibit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Varian's Sirtex purchase falls through
Radiation oncology firm Varian Medical Systems' proposed acquisition of Sirtex...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian tells Sirtex it won't submit counterproposal Varian wins Brazilian software training contract Varian acquires Taiwanese distributor Varian posts Q2 revenue increase Varian releases Halcyon updates (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

House passes bill to ease addiction workforce shortage
A bipartisan effort to encourage more people to enter jobs in the substance abuse treatment field cleared the U.S. House this week as lawmakers considered a series of bills  aimed at addressing issues related to the opioid epidemic. U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark, a Democrat from Massachusetts, who sponsored the legislation with Kentucky Republican Rep. Hal Rogers, praised lawmakers for unanimously approving the measure that seeks to offer student loan repayment ben efits to those who agree to work… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Shannon Young Source Type: news

Statement relating to Student Disciplinary Hearing - 15 June
The University of Bristol is committed to freedom of speech and to the rights of all our students and staff to discuss difficult and sensitive topics, provided that this right is exercised responsibly, within the law, and with respect for others who may have differing views. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - June 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Announcements; Press Release Source Type: news

Bristol researchers to benchmark medicine use across UK beef farms
Researchers at the University of Bristol are to quantify and compare farm animal medicine use within and across UK beef operations. The project aims to help demonstrate and communicate the gains made to consumers, processors, retailers and policy makers. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - June 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Veterinary School; Press Release Source Type: news

New university report recommends science priorities for the decade ahead
The University Science Strategy Committee has issued a report with recommendations to bolster Yale ’s position as a leading global research university. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Jefferson selects site for 25,000-square-foot bioprocessing institute
Thomas Jefferson University has found a home for its proposed educational and training center for biological manufacturing. The 25,000-square-foot facility, to be called The Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing, will open in the spring of 2019 at the Spring House Innovation Park in Lower Gwynedd, Pa. The institute will house programs to educate and train about 2,500 people, including biopharmaceutical professionals a nd bioprocessing engineering students, annually to produce potentially life-saving… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: John George Source Type: news

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We, the pediatricians and pediatric nurse practitioners of Pediatric Health Associates, take seriously our mission to care for children ’s health. We deeply value the relationships that we form over time with our patients and their families. We are honored to serve as primary care pediatricians for our communities by offering families guidance about normal growth and development of childhood and adolescence, emphasizing preventive care and health maintenance, and supporting and caring for children and their families through periods of acute or chronic illness, disability, or injury.We are dedicated to supporting, pro...
Source: Pediatric Health Associates - June 14, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Manglik named a 2018 Pew Biomedical Scholar
Aashish Manglik, MD, PhD, the newest member of the faculty of the UCSF School of Pharmacy ’sDepartment of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, wasnamed a Pew Biomedical Scholar on June 14. (Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News)
Source: UCSF School of Pharmacy News - June 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Levi Gadye Source Type: news

Fat and carb combo creates stronger food craving
When fat and carbohydrates are combined in a single food they are more neurologially rewarding, calorie for calorie, than foods with either energy source alone. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Nurses are Groundbreakers.
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Source: Johns Hopkins University and Health Systems Archive - June 14, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

IPC and personal health budget support and development programme: learning and next steps
This report describes the role that the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector has to play in delivering personalised care, and shows what needs to happen at a local level to realise this potential. It sets out how personal health budgets are enabling people to make new choices and share responsibility for their own health and wellbeing, while helping them to be active citizens, included in the lives of their communities (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sex, Drugs Hold Less Allure for Today's High Schoolers
THURSDAY, June 14, 2018 -- Today's teens are a much tamer lot, a new U.S. government survey finds. Fewer high school students are turning to sex or drugs, with the 2017 rates the lowest reported since the survey began in 1991, said researchers from... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 14, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

2018 Business of Pride: Dr. Angela Goepferd, Children's Minnesota
As a pediatrician and director of medical education at Children ’s Minnesota, Dr. Angela Goepferd has been a light for LGBTQ youth, transgender children and teens in the Twin Cities. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Millard Source Type: news

NHS 'must turn on all the taps' to meet workforce gap
The NHS workforce needs to grow by between 3 and 5 per cent a year for the next decade but is on course to fail that target, the head of Health Education England has warned. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - June 14, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Find the Safest Fit in Your Vehicle, an AARP Benefit
Interested in learning how to adjust your fit within your car for maximum safety and comfort? (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Drive Safe and Save with AARP Smart Driver Course
Learn how to stay safe behind the wheel and you may save on car insurance and maintenance costs. ... As an AARP member, you get a discount on the course. (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - June 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Record number of trainee GPs recruited in 2018
A record number of doctors have been recruited into general practice training this year, bringing Health Education England (HEE) close to its target of having 3,250 trainee GPs starting work in 2018/19. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - June 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Why do I feel pain in my ear when swallowing?
The ears are linked to the nose and throat, and infections in any of these areas can cause ear pain when swallowing. A range of other issues, such as dental abscesses and joint damage, can also cause this pain. Here, learn about the many causes and their symptoms and treatments. We also describe when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Coronary artery spasm: What to know
Coronary artery spasm may cause pain, burning, or tightness in the chest, but it is often asymptomatic. While coronary artery spasms sometimes go unnoticed and do not cause significant problems, they can sometimes be life-threatening. In this article, learn more about the symptoms, risk factors, and how to treat it. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Scientists WARN: Genetic editing of humans with "CRISPR" technology may lead to generation of cancer sufferers
(Natural News) CRISPR-Cas9 is a budding technology, with proponents singing its praises for the last few years. But it turns out this “promising” advancement comes with some unintended side effects – like the potential to cause cancer in a whole generation of humans (if not more). It appears the more we learn about CRISPR, the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

House passes Mass. congresswoman's bill to ease addiction workforce shortage
A bipartisan effort to encourage more people to enter jobs in the substance abuse treatment field cleared the U.S. House this week, as lawmakers considered a series of bills  aimed at addressing issues related to the opioid epidemic. U.S. Rep. Katherine Clark, D-Melrose, who sponsored the legislation with Kentucky Republican Rep. Hal Rogers, praised lawmakers for unanimously approving the measure that seeks to offer student loan repayment benefits to those who a gree to work in addiction treatment… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Shannon Young Source Type: news

Exclusive: Expert midwife attacks NMC in explosive resignation letter
A leading midwife who was employed by the Nursing and Midwifery Council to advise on midwifery education claims she was “silenced” when she tried to talk about the everyday challenges of maternity care and that midwives are basically seen as “a nuisance” by the regulator. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - June 14, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance - United States, 2017
The YRBS monitors six categories of priority health behaviors among high school students-behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence; tobacco use; alcohol and other drug use; sexual behaviors related to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV infection; unhealthy dietary behaviors; and physical inactivity-plus the prevalence of obesity and asthma. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Australian firm begins testing imaging AI algorithm
Australian artificial intelligence (AI) software developer Maxwell Plus will...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: SIIM: AI can accurately detect cerebral microbleeds Live from SIIM 2018: AI and value-based healthcare Australia needs space for radioactive waste Australian hospitals hit by PACS data migration misfire Zebra unveils deep learning in Australia, New Zealand (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 14, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are some home remedies for shingles?
Shingles is a viral infection that causes a rash, which can be painful. There are several home remedies that may provide relief from the symptoms. These include chamomile, witch hazel, and oat baths. Different treatments may be more effective for different people. Learn more about natural treatments for shingles here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Shingles Source Type: news