Apollo 8 Astronauts Reflect on Historic Moon Voyage 50 Years Later
Most years have at least a little -something going for them, but 1968 was awful from the start. On just the 23rd day, North Korea seized the U.S.S. Pueblo, killing one sailor and holding the rest prisoner; on the 30th day, the start of the Vietnamese holiday of Tet, the Viet Cong launched a massive military offensive that cost more than 35,000 lives on both sides; on the 95th day, the Rev. Martin Luther King was murdered; on the 157th day, Senator Bobby Kennedy’s murder followed; on the 233rd day, Soviet army tanks crashed into Czechoslovakia; on the 241st day, the Democratic National Convention in Chicago descended ...
Source: TIME: Science - December 10, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

Vietnam steps up measures to prevent African swine fever
Vietnamese authorities on Wednesday conducted drills to prevent the spread of African swine fever should there be an outbreak of the disease in the country, as the risks of transmission from neighboring China increase. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Vietnam Launches National Program for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV
PATH, USAID, and Vietnam's Ministry of Health launch PrEP program to substantially reduce new HIV infections as total PrEP service enrollment passes 2,000.(PRWeb November 30, 2018)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/vietnam_launches_national_program_for_pre_exposure_prophylaxis_for_hiv/prweb15960216.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 30, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mode choice among university students to school in Danang, Vietnam - Nguyen-Phuoc DQ, Amoh-Gyimah R, Tran ATP, Phan CT.
This study aims to examine the travel mode choice of university students in a developing country ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The relationship between intimate partner violence and suicidal ideation among young Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese American women - Maru M, Saraiya T, Lee CS, Meghani O, Hien D, Hahm HC.
High depression and suicide rates are critical problems that have a significant impact on the lives of young Asian American women. Intimate partner violence (IPV) has been identified as a predictor of suicidality in general female samples, but no research ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Listeria outbreak prompts recall of Vietnamese pork rolls
A multistate listeria outbreak was linked to Vietnamese pork rolls, the CDC says, prompting a recall of affected products by the manufacturer. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Incidence of snakebites in 3 different geographic regions in Thua Thien Hue province, central Vietnam: Green pit vipers and cobras cause the majority of bites - Blessmann J, Nguyen TPN, Bui TPA, Krumkamp R, Vo VT, Nguyen HL.
BACKGROUND: The annual incidence of snakebites in Vietnam is not known and only few publications about snakebite envenoming and medically relevant snakes can be found in English language literature. The present community-based surveys provide data on incid... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 20, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Depressive symptoms among elderly diabetic patients in Vietnam - Vu HTT, Nguyen TX, Nguyen HTT, Le TA, Nguyen TN, Nguyen AT, Nguyen TTH, Nguyen HL, Nguyen CT, Tran BX, Latkin CA, Pham T, Zhang MW, Ho RC.
This study aimed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Emotional violence exerted by intimate partners and postnatal depressive symptoms among women in Vietnam: A prospective cohort study - Tho Tran N, Nguyen HTT, Nguyen HD, Ngo TV, Gammeltoft T, Rasch V, Meyrowitsch DW.
BACKGROUND: Previous studies have shown a relation between intimate partner violence (IPV) and postpartum depression (PPD). However, these studies have primarily focused on physical and sexual violence as predictors for postpartum depression and little att... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 11 (2018)
Source: National Academies Press (NAP). Published: 11/2018. This 714-page book examines peer-reviewed scientific reports concerning associations between various health outcomes and exposure to the dioxin TCDD and other chemicals in the herbicides used in Vietnam that were published between September 30, 2014, and December 31, 2017, and integrates this information with the previously established evidence database. TCDD, the most toxic form of dioxin, was an unintended contaminant generated during the production of the herbicide 2,4,5-T and was present in Agent Orange and some other formulations sprayed in Vietnam. The book...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Hypertension Upgraded in Latest Biennial Review of Research on Health Problems in Veterans That May Be Linked to Agent Orange Exposure During Vietnam War
The latest in a series of congressionally mandated biennial reviews of the evidence of health problems that may be linked to exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides used during the Vietnam War found sufficient evidence of an association for hypertension and monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS). The committee that carried out the study and wrote the report, Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 11 (2018), focused on the scientific literature published between Sept. 30, 2014, and Dec. 31, 2017. Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - November 15, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Vietnam veterans and agent orange exposure -- new report
(National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine) The latest in a series of congressionally mandated biennial reviews of the evidence of health problems that may be linked to exposure to Agent Orange and other herbicides used during the Vietnam War found sufficient evidence of an association for hypertension and monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS). The committee that carried out the study and wrote the report, Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 11 (2018), focused on the scientific literature published between Sept. 30, 2014, and Dec. 31, 2017. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How a Vietnam Veteran Learned to Live With Hearing Loss
Tony Seahorn ’s fellow soldiers, medics, commander and doctors all assured him that the incessant ringing in his ears would stop. ... It didn't. ... It was 1968 and Seahorn, an Army communications o... (Source: AARP.org News)
Source: AARP.org News - November 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Righting a Wrong: Psychiatrists Honored for Vietnam Service Righting a Wrong: Psychiatrists Honored for Vietnam Service
Fifty years after the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, a proclamation and wreath-laying ceremony spurs memories and helps bring closure to those who served.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

From Army Correspondent to Red Cross Volunteer – A 48-Year journey
David Schoeneck uses skills he learned early in his career to continue serving – now through the American Red Cross. In September 1964, while a freshman in college, he began ... The post From Army... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - November 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support David Schoeneck SAF service to the armed forces South Vietnam U.S. Army veteran veterans day Source Type: news

Gruesome video shows a doctor removing 15 YEARS worth of gunk from a woman’s ear
The stomach-churning video from a doctor's surgery in the northern Phu Tho Province in Vietnam shows a doctor treating a woman who was afraid of cleaning her own ears. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vietnam, US complete cleanup of toxic chemical from airport
Vietnam and the United States have finished cleaning up dioxin contamination at Danang airport caused by the transport and storage of the herbicide Agent Orange during the Vietnam War (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Texas Newlywed Killed in Helicopter Crash after Wedding
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — A newlywed couple died when the helicopter they were flying in hours after their wedding crashed into a hill in the rugged terrain of southwest Texas. William Troy Byler and Bailee Raye Ackerman Byler, both 24, were killed in the crash shortly after midnight Sunday about 10 miles (16 kilometers) northwest of Uvalde and about 80 miles (129 kilometers) west of San Antonio, said Steven Kennedy, justice of the peace for Uvalde County Precinct 1. The 76-year-old pilot, Gerald Douglas Lawrence, also was killed, according to Kennedy on Monday. The newlyweds were seniors at Sam Houston State University i...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 6, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Operations Source Type: news

Texas Newlywed Killed in Helicopter Crash after Wedding
UVALDE, Texas (AP) — A newlywed couple died when the helicopter they were flying in hours after their wedding crashed into a hill in the rugged terrain of southwest Texas. William Troy Byler and Bailee Raye Ackerman Byler, both 24, were killed in the crash shortly after midnight Sunday about 10 miles (16 kilometers) northwest of Uvalde and about 80 miles (129 kilometers) west of San Antonio, said Steven Kennedy, justice of the peace for Uvalde County Precinct 1. The 76-year-old pilot, Gerald Douglas Lawrence, also was killed, according to Kennedy on Monday. The newlyweds were seniors at Sam Houston State University i...
Source: JEMS Operations - November 6, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Operations Source Type: news

Antenatal depressive symptoms and adverse birth outcomes in Hanoi, Vietnam - Van Ngo T, Gammeltoft T, Nguyen HTT, Meyrowitsch DW, Rasch V.
BACKGROUND: Antenatal depression is a significant health problem in low and middle- income countries. Although the condition is associated with severe adverse consequences for the mother and newborn, it remains a neglected problem. The purpose of this stud... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Knowledge on emergency management for burn and mass burn injuries amongst physicians working in emergency and trauma departments - Lam NN, Huong HTX, Tuan CA.
A survey was conducted on 397 physicians working in Emergency and Trauma Departments of district and provincial hospitals in Vietnam. The contents of the survey were emergency care for burn and mass burn injuries. RESULTS showed that only 39.8% of ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Cholera Threatens a Comeback Worldwide
Tents set up at Alsabeen hospital in Sana'a Yemen for screening suspected cholera cases.By Anna KucirkovaTEXAS, USA, Nov 2 2018 (IPS)Cholera outbreaks across history regularly killed a hundred thousand or more. It isn’t well known today because it was essentially eliminated in the Western world. It last erupted in the U.S. in the 1800s, eradicated by water and sewage treatment systems that prevented it from spreading via contaminated water. However, cholera is making a comeback around the globe, and it could again become a major killer.Cholera is caused by eating or drinking something contaminated with the Vibrio cho...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anna Kucirkova Tags: Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Source Type: news

How to stay healthy and happy through the decades
Successful aging can be the norm, says UCLA psychology professor Alan Castel in his new book, “Better with Age: The Psychology of Successful Aging” (Oxford University Press). Castel sees many inspiring role models of aging. French Impressionist Claude Monet, he notes, began his beloved water lily paintings at age 73.Castel cites hundreds of research studies, including his own, combined with personal accounts from older Americans, including Maya Angelou, Warren Buffett, John Wooden, Bob Newhart, Frank Gehry, David Letterman, Jack LaLanne, Jared Diamond, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, John Glenn and Vin Scully.Castel notes...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - November 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Identification of causative ciguatoxins in red snappers lutjanus bohar implicated in ciguatera fish poisonings in Vietnam - Ha DV, Uesugi A, Uchida H, Ky PX, Minh DQ, Watanabe R, Matsushima R, Oikawa H, Nagai S, Iwataki M, Fukuyo Y, Suzuki T.
Ciguatera fish poisoning (CFP) is a type of food poisoning caused by the consumption of a variety of toxic ciguatera fish species in the tropical and subtropical waters. Although there have been a large number of suspected CFP cases in the Southeast Asian ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Unlocking our potential
Kathleen Kennedy’s busy life belies narrow-minded assumptions about disabled people When people meet Kathleen Kennedy for the first time they often think she has learning difficulties. In reality, she has a degree in business and is the author of two books. Having a disability throws up many problems in the workplace, largely around the assumptions that other people make. But UNISON disabled members are working together to tackle those assumptions. Kathleen is 43 and lives independently in Aberdeen. She is a support assistant for her local council, and is the vice-chair and equality officer at her UNISON branch, as w...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 22, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article Magazine disability discrimination disability-information-day-2018 disabled members Source Type: news

Moon chunk that fell to Earth lands $600,000 at auction
A lunar meteorite considered one of the most significant ever found has been sold by a Boston auction houseA chunk of the moon that fell to the Earth as a lunar meteorite has been sold at auction for more than $600,000.Boston-based RR Auction announced the $612,500 winning bid for the meteorite, composed of six fragments that fit together like a puzzle, came from a representative working with the Tam Chuc Pagoda complex in Ha Nam Province, Vietnam.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 20, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Agencies Tags: The moon Space Science Source Type: news

A surprise package from a spaceman for a prisoner on Earth | Letters
Danny Sullivan recalls his incarcerated friend, the peace activist Jim Forest, receiving an iconic photo from one of Nasa ’s astronautsRe the letter from David Nowell (The most iconic photograph of Earth, 18 October), my friend Jim Forest, still a peace activist, was in prison in 1969 during the first manned flight to the moon as he was one of the Milwaukee 14 who had publicly burned thousands of draft cards calling up young men to fight in Vietnam.Not long after the space flight returned to Earth, Jim received a package from Nasa. At first the prison governor would not let him have it as Nasa was not on Jim ’s...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 18, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Nasa Space Science US news Photography World news Technology US military Source Type: news

U.S. prepares for biggest-ever Agent Orange cleanup in Vietnam
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Wednesday visited a former American air base in southern Vietnam that will soon become the biggest-ever U.S. cleanup site for contamination left by the defoliant Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

US defense secretary sees the enduring costs of Vietnam War
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sees first-hand the enduring costs of fighting the Vietnam War (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Patient's fungal infection causes black blobs of mould to grow inside his ear canal
A patient at Hai Duong Hospital near Hanoi, Vietnam, developed an infection from the fungus aspergillus niger, which caused spores of mould to grow in his ear. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trapped in Sausage Mixer, North Dakota Man Amputates Arm
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — A 69-year-old Vietnam vet who lost a hand after it got stuck in a meat mixer while he was making sausage at his North Dakota home says he had to slice off his left arm above the wrist with a butcher knife or risk bleeding to death In his first public comments since the Aug. 17 accident, Myron Schlafman said he credits two police officers with saving his life by quickly applying a tourniquet before ambulance crews took him to the hospital. "I've always appreciated life, but not as much as I do now," he told KFGO radio . Schlafman said he was taking a chunk of meat out of the mixer in t...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - October 4, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Trauma News Patient Care Source Type: news

Trapped in Sausage Mixer, North Dakota Man Amputates Arm
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — A 69-year-old Vietnam vet who lost a hand after it got stuck in a meat mixer while he was making sausage at his North Dakota home says he had to slice off his left arm above the wrist with a butcher knife or risk bleeding to death In his first public comments since the Aug. 17 accident, Myron Schlafman said he credits two police officers with saving his life by quickly applying a tourniquet before ambulance crews took him to the hospital. "I've always appreciated life, but not as much as I do now," he told KFGO radio . Schlafman said he was taking a chunk of meat out of the mixer in t...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - October 4, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Trauma News Patient Care Source Type: news

Vietnam veteran marks 10 years of walks to raise money for UCLA ’s Operation Mend
Charity ManessRic Ryan has become known as the “Walking Man of Murphys.”Ric Ryan, 72, fought for his country in Vietnam, has had both knees and one hip replaced and, in August, was struck by a car at a crosswalk.The car accident took him out of action for several weeks, but soon he was back trekking along the streets near his hometown of Murphys, California to raise money for a UCLA program that helps wounded veterans of post 9-11 conflicts, most of whom weren ’t even born when Ryan was a Marine fighting in the jungles of Vietnam.In 2008, Ryan saw a TV news story about UCLA Health ’sOperation Mend. ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 2, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Wearing a Pink Ribbon for Breast Cancer Awareness? Here ’s How Awareness Ribbons Became a Thing
With Monday marking the beginning of October’s annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month observance, supporters will be donning their pink ribbons as a show of support for ongoing research for a cure. It’s a ritual that repeats itself for any number of causes, such as teal ribbons for ovarian cancer to red ribbons for AIDS awareness. But when did ribbons begin to be used as symbols for various causes? The Library of Congress’s Folklife Center has studied the history of such awareness ribbons in American culture, and found that many citizens assume that the tradition is older than it is. Among the most frequen...
Source: TIME: Health - October 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Olivia B. Waxman Tags: Uncategorized breast cancer news society Source Type: news

Laser Treatment Improves Burn Scars of & quot;Napalm Girl & quot; Laser Treatment Improves Burn Scars of & quot;Napalm Girl & quot;
More than four decades after sustaining extensive napalm burns, the Vietnamese woman who became known as"Napalm Girl" experienced significant improvement in her pain and burn scars with laser treatment.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Laser treatment performed more than 4 decades after napalm burns: healing the scars of the "napalm girl" - Waibel JS, Phuc Phan Thi K, Hoenig LJ.
On June 8, 1972, a 9-year-old Vietnamese girl, then named Kim Phuc, now a coauthor of this article (K.P.P.T.), was severely burned during a napalm attack carried out by South Vietnamese airplanes during the Vietnam War. A dramatic photograph of this inc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Vietnamese girl started sweating blood while studying for exams
The girl, from Vietnam, started to show symptoms of hematidrosis while preparing for her exams a few months ago. She was first diagnosed with a skin infection and given a course of drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Investigating equalisation of health inequalities during adolescence in four low-income and middle-income countries: an analysis of the Young Lives cohort study - Ward JL, Viner RM.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate if socioeconomic gradients in health reduce during adolescence (the equalisation hypothesis) in four low-income and middle-income countries (LMIC). SETTING: Analysis of the Young Lives Study cohorts in Ethiopia, Peru, Vietnam and ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Vietnam demands Monsanto pay hundreds of millions in damages to victims of Agent Orange
(Natural News) A recent U.S. court ruling that forced Monsanto to pay out more than $289 million to school a groundskeeper who got terminal cancer after using its Roundup weed killer is reigniting calls by Vietnam for the company to compensate victims of its Agent Orange chemical. Monsanto supplied Agent Orange to the U.S. military... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The therapeutic benefits of coconut water vinegar in treating liver damage
(Natural News) Vinegar made from coconut water has been commonly consumed in some cultures to treat diseases, such as liver disorders and inflammation. In a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, coconut water vinegar was found to help treat liver damage induced by acetaminophen. A team of researchers from Malaysia and Vietnam... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

City size matters: Vietnamese immigrants having depressive symptoms - Cheung M, Leung P, Nguyen PV.
This cross-national study identified predictive factors contributing to depression among 691 Vietnamese migrated to the United States who responded to a community survey in two American cities. Measured by HSCL-25, the overall depression prevalence was 30.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 28, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Cancer deaths of John McCain, Ted Kennedy show total failure of the pharma-controlled cancer industry that only deals poison and death
(Natural News) Feisty and independent, sometimes cantankerous and most always politically unpredictable, long-serving Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., 81, a former Navy pilot and Vietnam War vet who suffered like no human should ever have to as a POW for six years, died on Saturday of an aggressive form of brain cancer. Interestingly, McCain’s death –... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Senator McCain Spoke Out Against Torture and Stood Up for the Geneva Conventions
Senator John McCain—a long-serving legislator and a fierce advocate of the Geneva Conventions—passed away on Saturday, August 25, at the age of 81. As a prisoner in North Vietnam from ... The post... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!} (Source: Red Cross Chat)
Source: Red Cross Chat - August 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: International Geneva Conventions IHL international humanitarian law John McCain Senator McCain Source Type: news

John McCain Hated the Affordable Care Act. He Also Saved It
This article originally appeared on Kaiser Health News (KHN), a nonprofit news service covering health issues. It is an editorially independent program of the Kaiser Family Foundation that is not affiliated with Kaiser Permanente. (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - August 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emmarie Huetteman / Kaiser Health News Tags: Uncategorized Healthcare healthytime Source Type: news

GlucoMe, Merck ink Vietnamese diabetes study deal
GlucoMe said last week it inked a pilot collaboration deal with Merck (NYSE:MRK) looking to evaluate GlucoMe’s digital diabetes platform at several hospitals in Vietnam. Israel-based GlucoMe said that the project was scheduled to begin this month, and that it will compare GlucoMe’s digital diabetes care system against the current standard of care in the country. Read the whole story on our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News The post GlucoMe, Merck ink Vietnamese diabetes study deal appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - August 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Clinical Trials Diabetes GlucoMe Merck Source Type: news

Veteran U.S. Sen. John McCain ending treatment for brain cancer
Republican U.S. Sen. John McCain has chosen to discontinue medical treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer, his family said in a statement on Friday, a year after the Vietnam War hero announced his prognosis. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - August 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

President Signs Defense Reauthorization Bill with Climate, Species Provisions
President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year (FY) 2019 into law on August 1, 2018. The legislation, which passed Congress with bipartisan support, authorizes $716 billion for national defense through FY (YEAR). The new law also includes several environmental provisions. Under a climate and resilience provision, the NDAA requires military construction projects to disclose if it is within a 100-year floodplain and develop mitigation plans to prepare for impacts from climate change such as sea-level rise. “This bill reflects the fact that Congress has accepted the consensus that ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - August 20, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Characteristics of tropical cyclones generated in South China Sea and their landfalls over China and Vietnam - Xiaoyan H, Li H, Huasheng Z, Ying H.
This study conducted a statistical analysis of the landfalls over China and Vietnam by using the positioning dataset of tropical cyclone (TC) from 1949 to 2014 for 66 years. The climate characteristics of South China Sea-generated tropical cyclones (SCS-G ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Icon of free speech Noam Chomsky says it was wrong of Big Tech to ban Infowars
(Natural News) He supported avowed socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential bid, the Occupy movement, and is a noted Left-wing professor emeritus from Harvard University and MIT. He once called POTUS Donald Trump an “ignorant, thin-skinned megalomaniac” who is a “greater evil” than Hillary Clinton. He hated the Reagan administration, the wars in Vietnam and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news