Infographic: HPV head and neck cancers
Learn more about head and neck cancers. Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com? (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 13, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Review highlights digital training needs for NHS staff
Health Education England report makes recommendations on digital education and training Related items fromOnMedica NHS ‘workforce gap’ is harming the quality of care Backing for junior doctors ‘still strong’ Lords to investigate NHS sustainability Train non-medics to take on some doctors ’ work NHS winter plans centre on more flu jabs and A&E staff (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 13, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

School climate strikes: share your videos and stories
If you ’re taking part in this week’s YouthStrike4Climate event in the UK, we’d like to hear from youOn 15 February students around the UK will be striking to protest against the government ’s lack of action on the climate crisis. It’s the first YouthStrike4Climate event in the UK, following successful school strikes in Australia, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany.Related:Pupils ’ climate change strike threat poses dilemma for headsContinue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 12, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Guardian readers Tags: Climate change Activism Social media Environment Education Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to avoid getting sick
It is not always possible to avoid getting sick. However, a person can take some steps to reduce the chances of catching a cold or the flu. Learn about eight evidence-based strategies here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Flu / Cold / SARS Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to treat diarrhea at home
Diarrhea is a common digestive problem. It can be highly uncomfortable, but many people can treat it at home using simple home remedies. Learn about them here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Imaging Sciences Department Develops Radiology Training Program for Future Zambian Doctors
The University of Rochester employs about 80 radiologists; the country of Zambia has one. A collaboration between Michael Potchen, M.D., professor in the Department of Imaging Sciences, URMC Imaging residents, and the Zambian Ministry of Health aims to address this disparity by training Zambian medical school graduates in radiology. This endeavor is unique in that, while Potchen is the attending physician overseeing the project, URMC Imaging residents are actually running the program. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news

Electrical activity early in fruit flies ’ brain development could shed light on how neurons wire the brain
FINDINGSNeurons somehow know which of their neighbors to connect with and which to avoid in the crowded environment of the central nervous system. But how?Using fruit flies, neuroscientists from theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA observed that neurons displayed periodic bursts of electrical activity early in brain development, when the larva is still developing. The coordinated activity appears to be internally driven — not triggered by something outside of the brain. The findings suggest that the signals could help neurons find each other to form networks and wire the developing brain.METHODThe scientists im...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a liver cyst?
Liver cysts are abnormal growths that can develop in the liver. They are uncommon, and most people with liver cysts do not have symptoms. If they begin to cause pain or other issues, a doctor may recommend surgical removal of the cyst. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Liver Disease / Hepatitis Source Type: news

Transcript available for National Drugs and Alcohol Chat Day 2019
Drugs and Alcohol Chat Day is  an annual live online chat held between high school students and NIH scientists. Chat Day is part ofNational Drug and Alcohol Facts Week®. During Chat Day students have the opportunity to ask the questions they most want answers to about drugs, alcohol, and drug use, including drug and alcohol effects, how to help friends or family, and what causes addiction.    (Source: NIAAA News)
Source: NIAAA News - February 12, 2019 Category: Addiction Authors: groa Source Type: news

CDC: Student Tobacco Use Increased From 2017 to 2018
TUESDAY, Feb. 12, 2019 -- From 2017 to 2018, there was an increase in any tobacco use, especially electronic cigarette use, for high school and middle school students, according to research published online Feb. 11 in the U.S. Centers for Disease... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about salivary stones
Stones can sometimes form in the salivary glands of the mouth. If a stone becomes large enough, it can block the gland, which can lead to pain and swelling. Salivary stones are rarely serious, and a person can often remove them at home. Learn how to get rid of them and when to see a doctor here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dentistry Source Type: news

Worried about heart health? Yale Medicine expert has answers
Yale ’s new cardiac surgeon explains what patients need to know about cardiac surgery and keeping their hearts healthy. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

From heart to heart, improving wellness through cardiovascular research
Through clinical practice at Yale Medicine and research at the School of Medicine, Yale is advancing the cardiovascular health and wellness every day. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Yale doctor helps highlight need for worldwide focus on ‘silent killers’
Yale School of Medicine ’s Dr. Christine Ngaruiya is working with officials in Kenya to fight non-communicable diseases like heart disease and cancer. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Views sought by regulator on new midwifery education standards
Midwives will play a greater role in promoting healthy lifestyles and mental wellbeing, under new draft guidelines proposed by the profession ’s regulator. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Reduce vice chancellor pay and reward staff fairly across  the university sector
Reacting to data released today (Tuesday) by the Office for Students (OfS) on pay for senior university staff, UNISON head of education Jon Richards said: “The OfS report demonstrates the inequality and injustice at the heart of higher education pay. Many staff struggle to make ends meet yet most vice chancellors are paid more than Theresa May. “Universities must ensure all staff are properly paid for their contributions to the UK’s world-class university system. Reductions in pay for the heads of 13 universities are a welcome first step and this should be repeated across the sector.&r...
Source: UNISON Health care news - February 12, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Anna Mauremootoo Tags: Press release higher education Jon Richards Office for Students Source Type: news

Vaping Is Erasing Gains Made Against Teen Smoking
All told, more than 1 in 4 high school students and about 1 in 14 middle school students used a tobacco product in 2018, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aerobics, Strength Exercises Improve Quality of Life in Kidney Cancer Survivors
Meeting combined exercise guidelines – including both aerobics and strength training – improved quality of life in #KidneyCancer survivors; however, few individuals reported they follow such guidelines, according to study findings published in Psycho-Oncology.02/12/2019 (Source: Kidney Cancer Association)
Source: Kidney Cancer Association - February 12, 2019 Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: news

Combatting Opioid Abuse: Joint Partnership with the Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative and The National Sheriffs ’ Association
The National Sheriffs ’ Association (NSA) recently partnered with the Rx Abuse Leadership Initiative (RALI), a dynamic alliance of organizations dedicated to finding solutions to the opioid crisis plaguing our communities nationwide. RALI interviewed NSA Executive Director, Jonathan Thompson, to learn more. NSA represe nts 20,000 members, including more than 3,000 locally elected Sheriffs. (Source: The Catalyst)
Source: The Catalyst - February 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Priscilla VanderVeer Tags: Rx Drug Abuse Source Type: news

AU Leaders: Domestic Resource Mobilization, Smart Partnerships Form Bedrock of Universal Health Coverage
By Ummuro Adano, Regional Director, East AfricaFebruary 12, 2019To get better health and economic results, African leaders say, let's work together as a continent.The global landscape of development assistance for health is rapidly changing: donor funding has plateaued, and many middle-income countries in Africa have either transitioned or are rapidly transitioning toward self-sufficiency and an end to financial backing from external donor organizations —a process that has also been called “graduation” from donor assistance.Domestic resource mobilization, smart partnership with the private sector, and e...
Source: IntraHealth International - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Tags: Leadership and Governance Policy & Advocacy Private-Sector Approaches Health Financing Health Workforce Systems Primary Health Care Ethiopia Source Type: news

5 Global Health Issues That Surprised Bill and Melinda Gates Last Year
Every year since 2009, Bill and Melinda Gates have written a letter about the issues and innovations most striking to them. The goal is to bring important global issues to people’s attention so that more minds can work to create solutions and improve life for everyone on the planet. Their newly released 2019 letter, which is themed “We Didn’t See This Coming,” includes examples of cutting-edge technology — like self-contained toilets that don’t require connection to a sewage system — as well as efforts to address social challenges like domestic violence. “Bill and I travel a ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized public health Source Type: news

5 Things That Surprised Bill and Melinda Gates Last Year
Every year since 2009, Bill and Melinda Gates have written a letter about the issues and innovations most striking to them. The goal is to bring important global issues to people’s attention so that more minds can work to create solutions and improve life for everyone on the planet. Their newly released 2019 letter, which is themed “We Didn’t See This Coming,” includes examples of cutting-edge technology — like self-contained toilets that don’t require connection to a sewage system — as well as efforts to address social challenges like domestic violence. “Bill and I travel a ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized public health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about the warfarin diet
Warfarin is a blood thinner that can be more effective when restricting foods that are vitamin K-rich. Examples of these include broccoli and asparagus. Learn more about foods to avoid on the warfarin diet here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Teenager lost three stone in five weeks after developing a rare incurable condition
Annie-Rose Williams, 19, has achalasia, affecting the food pipe muscles. The drama student, from Manchester, can't eat solids and can be sick up to three times a day. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

School climate and parental involvement buffer the risk of peer victimization on suicidal thoughts and behaviors among Asian American middle school students - Wang C, La Salle T, Wu C, Do KA, Sullivan KE.
This study used data from the Georgia St... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Disparities in follow-up care for Asian American youth assessed for suicide risk in schools - Kim JJ, Kodish T, Bear L, El-Hendi T, Duong J, Lau AS.
Asian American (AA) students in academically high-performing schools are thought to represent a high-risk but underidentified group for mental health need and potential suicide risk. Previous data indicate that internalizing mental health needs among AA st... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Campus safety experiences of Asian American and Asian international college students - Maffini CS.
Using a subsample from the American College Health Association-National College Health Assessment data set collected in 2014 (N = 2,385), this study examines experiences of victimization and campus safety among Asian American and Asian international underg... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Asian American college students, perceived burdensomeness, and willingness to seek help - Tang Y, Masicampo EJ.
The present study examined the relationship between known risk factors for suicide and willingness to seek help among Asian American college students. The results revealed that Asian American students, relative to White American students, reported higher l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Addressing prevalence and correlates among a sample of Egyptian university students who suffer from substance use disorders - Bassiony MM, Salah El-Deen G, Abdelghani M, Youssef UM, Hassan MS, El-Gohari H.
The objective of this study was to estimate the prevalence and correlates of substance use among Egyptian university students. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The expressive nature of law: what we learn from conjugal slavery to forced marriage in international criminal law - Bunting A, Ikhimiukor IK.
The March 2016 Confirmation of Charges Decision of the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court in Prosecutor v. DominicOngwen characterized the practice of forced conjugal association as the crime against humanity of 'other inhumane acts'. Th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Meeting metalheads: encountering the stranger as a hermeneutical and spiritual exercise - Mulder A.
This article explores the world view, social position and psychological make-up of people who listen to metal music (metalheads) and the cultural reactions to this genre in order to prepare for an encounter with metalheads in religious education and youth ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Society launches new programme to nurture endocrine talent
Introducing theSociety Leadership and Development Awards Programme, which is designed to recognise and nurture emerging talent in endocrinology.This Awards Programme was devised as part of the Society’s strategy to advance and support endocrinology. It will provide opportunities and support for early career endocrinologists to enable them to develop naturally into future leaders of our discipline. Graham Williams, President of the Society said,"I am thrilled to see the launch of the Society Leadership and Development Awards Programme. This ambitious initiative was devised to re...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 12, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

You can help secure the future of endocrinology by recognising emerging talent
Join theSelection Panel for the newSociety Leadership and Development Awards Programme, and you can help support emerging talent and identify future leaders in our field.TheSelection Panel, consisting of scientists, clinical academics, clinicians-in-practice and Chaired by Prof Marta Korbonits, will be responsible for reviewing applications to identify outstanding early career talent that may lead our discipline in the future.The Leadership and Development Awards Programme was devised as part of the Society’s strategy to advance and support endocrinology and will provide a wide range of opportunities for early ca...
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 12, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

College students are all supportive of Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” until they learn what’s actually in it
(Natural News) As you may have read, “Democratic Socialist” Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) released her “Green New Deal” last week to immediate praise and fanfare from the Left-wing establishment media, though it was instantly panned by critics — including some from her own party — over its many unrealistic objectives.  The plan has already received... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Twitter bans conservatives for telling laid-off Leftist writers “Learn to code,” but did nothing to those who called for violence against Covington Catholic students
(Natural News) In today’s hyper-Leftist social media environment it has become all too clear that pro-Trump, right-leaning, independence-minded media have no chance of getting equal access or fair treatment. The founders of Facebook, Google, Twitter, and YouTube are committed libtards who had no problem using the free market to introduce and grow their platforms into... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurses reunite 50 years after first training together at Romford hospital
A team of nurses who all began their training together in 1969 at a hospital in London reunited last week, including two nurses who still work at the same trust. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - February 12, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges partners with Bristol on environmental education programme
Academy Award-winning actor and producer Jeff Bridges has partnered with the University of Bristol ’ s Cabot Institute for the Environment to produce a short film as part of his new educational programme around climate change. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - February 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Geographical Sciences, Institutes, Institutes, Cabot; Press Release Source Type: news

Electronic Community Alerting and Response to Cardiac Arrest
Public safety agencies are increasingly using mobile apps to engage CPR-trained citizens on nearby out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) events occurring in their community. For extremely time sensitive emergencies like cardiac arrest, notifying these “first-first responders” who are in the immediate vicinity of an event—simultaneously with the conventional Fire/EMS response—offers the potential to improve outcomes. By expanding situational awareness beyond the purview of a traditional witnessed arrest radius, there’s a better opportunity to instantly draw skilled individuals, including off-du...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - February 12, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Richard Price, MPA Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation Top Story Exclusive Articles Communications Dispatch Administration and Leadership Heart of America Source Type: news

Electronic Community Alerting and Response to Cardiac Arrest
Public safety agencies are increasingly using mobile apps to engage CPR-trained citizens on nearby out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) events occurring in their community. For extremely time sensitive emergencies like cardiac arrest, notifying these “first-first responders” who are in the immediate vicinity of an event—simultaneously with the conventional Fire/EMS response—offers the potential to improve outcomes. By expanding situational awareness beyond the purview of a traditional witnessed arrest radius, there’s a better opportunity to instantly draw skilled individuals, including off-du...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - February 12, 2019 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Richard Price, MPA Tags: Cardiac & Resuscitation Top Story Exclusive Articles Communications Dispatch Administration and Leadership Heart of America Source Type: news

Should we all be re-learning how to breathe? It could be the key to better health...
You might think you already know how to breathe, but ‘breathwork’, as it is known, is becoming increasingly popular with the wellness set. Here, Jennie Agg gives it a try. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: UniAbuja Hospital Health Workers Protest Unpaid Salaries
[Daily Trust] The University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH) chapter of the Joint Health Staff Union (JOHESU) held a peaceful protest over nonpayment of their two months, April/May 2018, salaries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 12, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: What Uganda Can Learn From Thailand's Medical Tourism
[Monitor] Medical tourism is the new trend in health care. Thailand, for instance, has made strides in improving its medical tourism scene, positioning herself among the top medical tourism destinations in the world. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 12, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Densitas launches mammo quality assessment software
Medical software developer Densitas said it will launch its densitasquality...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Densitas inks partner agreement with Blackford Densitas partners with U.K. teaching hospitals FDA clears Densitas breast density software Densitas gets Australian clearance for breast density software Densitas highlights study in Breast Cancer Research (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 12, 2019 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Impacts of Fasted HIT and MICT on Blood Glucose Profiles Impacts of Fasted HIT and MICT on Blood Glucose Profiles
In what ways might these two types of exercise training impact glucose concentrations in people with diabetes?Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Natural selection and spatial memory link shown in mountain chickadee research
(University of Nevada, Reno) Chickadees with better learning and memory skills, needed to find numerous food caches, are more likely to survive their first winter, a long-term study of mountain chickadees has found. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

With age comes hearing loss and a greater risk of cognitive decline
(University of California - San Diego) In a new study, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that hearing impairment is associated with accelerated cognitive decline with age, though the impact of mild hearing loss may be lessened by higher education. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The unexpected creates reward when listening to music
(McGill University) If you love it when a musician strikes that unexpected but perfect chord, you are not alone. New research shows the musically unexpected activates the reward centre of our brains, and makes us learn about the music as we listen. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New machine learning method could spare some women from unnecessary breast surgery
(Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center) Dartmouth researchers have developed and evaluated a machine learning approach of using patient core needle biopsy data to identify the risk that atypical ductal hyperplasia (ADH) breast lesions may upgrade to cancer. This knowledge can potentially help clinicians and low-risk patients decide whether active surveillance and hormonal therapy is a reasonable management approach. Using the method could spare patients with benign lesions from invasive surgeries while maintaining high sensitivity for predicting malignant lesions. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

IBD Management: Where Are the Knowledge Gaps?
(MedPage Today) -- Survey-based study pinpoints areas where clinicians say they need more education (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - February 12, 2019 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

URMC Designated as a Duchenne Care Center
Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing care and research for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, has named the University of Rochester Medical Center a Certified Duchenne Care Center. This program of leading centers, created in 2014 by PPMD, reviews and recognizes clinics nationwide for their outstanding neuromuscular programs. (Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases)
Source: University of Rochester Medical Center Press Releases - February 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: University of Rochester Medical Center Source Type: news