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Catalent to Host Workshops on Efficient and Optimized Bioassay...
Catalent Pharma Solutions, the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products, today announced that two of its...(PRWeb September 25, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/09/prweb14731173.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDAnews Announces: Early Bird Pricing Ends Sept. 29 for Drug Quality...
In two information-packed days at the Drug Quality Risk Management workshop, drugmakers will go from learning the basics of ICH Q9 to applying its subtleties. They’ll use case studies and participate...(PRWeb September 22, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/FDAnews/drugqualityearlybird/prweb14672217.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 22, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. Considers Limiting Military Ties to Myanmar Over Rohingya Crisis
The Trump Administration is considering limiting U.S. ties with Myanmar’s military in response to its recent violence against the country’s Rohingya Muslims, a White House official tells TIME. In the past three weeks, more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims, an ethnic minority group, have fled their homes in Myanmar, also known as Burma, in what the United Nations human rights chief has called “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing.” “Until Burma’s security forces act in accordance with the rule of law and stop the violence and displacement, moving forward with such engagement will be diffic...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elizabeth Dias Tags: Uncategorized Aung San Suu Kyi Burma Military myanmar Pentagon Source Type: news

Varian announces 1st patient treated with Halcyon
Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems announced that a patient with...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian updates treatment planning system Varian holds clinical workshop at Algerian facility Varian appoints new VP Varian inks deal with Bionix Varian treats 1st patient with HyperArc (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

NSF Announces New Workshops
NSF has announced the release of a new collection of pharmaceutical workshops for the 2017/2018 period. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - September 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Public Libraries Spotlight: Susan K. McClelland, Health & Wellness Librarian, Oak Park Public Library, IL
Name: Susan K. McClelland Title: Health & Wellness Librarian, Oak Park Public Library Education: BA, Art History, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; MLIS, University of Illinois, GSLIS. How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? For a number of years I was a library associate at the American Hospital Association headquarters library in Chicago, IL and later as a medical indexer for publications at the American Medical Association library in Chicago, I became familiar with a host of medical specialties, specialty board certification rigors and consumer health organizations. I was fascinat...
Source: The Cornflower - September 19, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Bobbi Newman Tags: Public Libraries Public Libraries Spotlight health and wellness librarian oakpark public library Source Type: news

Varian updates treatment planning system
Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems has released its Eclipse 15.5...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian holds clinical workshop at Algerian facility Varian appoints new VP Varian inks deal with Bionix Varian treats 1st patient with HyperArc Philips, Varian, IBA partner on Singapore cancer center (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 19, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Brain Somatic Mosaicism Network Investigators ’ Workshop
The NIMH Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science held the annual Brain Somatic Mosaicism Network (BSMN) investigators ’ workshop. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » PsychENCODE Consortium Investigators ’ Workshop
The NIMH Office of Genomics Research Coordination hosted the annual PsychENCODE Consortium (PEC) investigators ’ workshop. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Computational Psychiatry: Opportunities and Challenges for the Future
The NIMH Office of Director held a scientific workshop on computational psychiatry. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Register for the AIBS Workshop on Interdisciplinary Science
Reports abound from professional societies, the Academies, government agencies, and researchers calling attention to the fact that science is increasingly an inter-disciplinary, transdisciplinary, inter-institutional, and international endeavor. In short, science has become a “team sport.” There is a real and present need to better prepare scientists for success in this new collaborative environment. The American Institute of Biological Sciences is responding to this call with a new program for scientists, educators, and individuals who work with or participate in scientific teams. Team science is increasingl...
Source: Public Policy Reports - September 18, 2017 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Expand Your Broader Impact Skills: AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program designed to enhance the communication skills of scientists, particularly those interested in communicating with decision-makers and the news media. The program is an excellent way to develop new communication skills and identify effective methods for broadening the impact of research and education programs. The AIBS Communications Training Boot Camp for Scientists expands on AIBS’ highly successful media and science policy training workshops. The Boot Camp meets the needs of everyone from graduate students to senior r...
Source: Public Policy Reports - September 18, 2017 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

South Africa: SA Hosts Maternal Health Researchers' Workshop
[SAnews.gov.za] The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) will this week host an interactive workshop on maternal, neonatal, child and adolescent health in Johannesburg. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 18, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Exploring the Translation of the Results of Hurricane Sandy Research Grants into Policy and Operations: Proceedings of a Workshop-in Brief
Proceedings from a July 2017 workshop to explore findings from published Hurricane Sandy research grant projects, examine the impact of the scientific findings on disaster policy and operations, and discuss opportunities to translate the research findings to future preparedness response and recovery efforts. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - September 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bringing the shocking issue of witchcraft under the UN spotlight
(Lancaster University) A UN Witchcraft and Human Rights Expert Workshop will take place at UN headquarters in Geneva on September 21 and 22 with a multi-agency approach. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Exploring the Translation of the Results of Hurricane Sandy Research Grants into Policy and Operations: Proceedings of a Workshop-In Brief
National Academies Press. 09/2017 This nine-page document summarizes a workshop held on July 20, 2017, in Washington, DC, to explore key findings from published Hurricane Sandy research grant projects. Participants examined the impact of the scientific findings on disaster policy and operations, and discussed opportunities to translate the research findings to future preparedness response and recovery efforts. The workshop included panel sessions on the potential policy and operational implications from research on mental health, public health, access to care, and primary care. (Text) (Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide ...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - September 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Everything You Have to See at MD & amp;M Minneapolis
Discussion: Jumpstart Your Medtech Career Whether you’re hoping to score your first job in the medical device industry or looking for tips to advance your career, you’ll definitely benefit from the advice shared by local medtech recruiters from Abbott, Atricure, and The Walstrom Group. They’ll explain which positions are in demand at medical device companies right now, cover the pros and cons of working at a startup versus a big-name company, and answer your questions on topics ranging from how best to move your career forward to ways to maximize your earnings. Networking Opportunities With thousands of y...
Source: MDDI - September 16, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Jamie Hartford Tags: Medical Device Business Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Brain Somatic Mosaicism Network Investigators ’ Workshop
The NIMH Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science held the annual Brain Somatic Mosaicism Network (BSMN) investigators ’ workshop. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 15, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » PsychENCODE Consortium Investigators ’ Workshop
The NIMH Office of Genomics Research Coordination hosted the annual PsychENCODE Consortium (PEC) investigators ’ workshop. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 15, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Scientific Meeting » Computational Psychiatry: Opportunities and Challenges for the Future
The NIMH Office of Director held a scientific workshop on computational psychiatry. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 15, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Varian holds clinical workshop at Algerian facility
Radiation therapy firm Varian Medical Systems held its first education workshop...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Varian appoints new VP Varian inks deal with Bionix Varian treats 1st patient with HyperArc Philips, Varian, IBA partner on Singapore cancer center FDA clears Varian's Halcyon rad therapy system (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 14, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Successful change agents
This one-day workshop is for managers undergoing and supporting staff through change programmes. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 13, 2017 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Understanding the Needs, Challenges, Opportunities, Vision and Emerging Roles in Environmental Health (UNCOVER EH)
UNCOVER EH is a national research initiative between NEHA, the CDC and Baylor University to learn more about the environmental health (EH) profession through an online survey and in-person workshops of EH professionals working at public health departments. The online survey is scheduled to begin later this year. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - September 12, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Generic (Scientific) » Brain Somatic Mosaicism Network Investigators ’ Workshop
The NIMH Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science held the annual Brain Somatic Mosaicism Network (BSMN) investigators ’ workshop. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 11, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Generic (Scientific) » PsychENCODE Consortium Investigators ’ Workshop
The NIMH Office of Genomics Research Coordination hosted the annual PsychENCODE Consortium (PEC) investigators ’ workshop. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 11, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Generic (Scientific) » Computational Psychiatry: Opportunities and Challenges for the Future
The NIMH Office of Director held a scientific workshop on computational psychiatry. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 11, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

Viral Networks: An Advanced Workshop in Digital Humanities and Medical History
Join the National Library of Medicine, supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through a grant to Virginia Tech, for this exciting opportunity! On January 29-30, 2018, NLM will host Viral Networks: An Advanced Workshop in Digital Humanities and Medical History, bringing together scholars from various fields of medical history whose innovative research shows promise through the use of methods, tools, and data from the digital humanities. Viral Networks will combine a face-to-face workshop with structured virtual-editing activities to produce and advance the innovative scholarship of the participant...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - September 11, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Data Science Education News from NLM/NIH Technology Source Type: news

2017 Pulitzer Center-CUGH Communications Workshop: How to Engage with Journalists and the Media to Communicate Your Projects and Programs to the Public
October 2, 2017 9:00am-5:00pm; Washington, DC. Registration fee does apply. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Communicating Clearly About Medicines: Proceedings of a Workshop (2017)
The results of a November 2016 workshop, which examined communication in the prescription of medication. Literacy issues regarding medication adherence results in medication errors and adverse drug events. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Publication Considers Past and Future of U.S.-Iran Science Engagement
For over 15 years, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine have organized workshops and other cooperative activities between U.S. and Iranian scientists on topics ranging from earthquake preparedness to urban air pollution to wetland conservation. More than 1,500 scientists, engineers, and medical professionals from about 120 institutions in both countries have participated in these activities, which are intended to contribute to global science in areas of mutual interest. U.S.-Iran Engagement in Science, Engineering, and Health: A Resilient Program, But an Uncertain Future, a new publication authore...
Source: News from the National Academies - September 8, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Self-Collection Devices for Pap Test; Public Workshop; Request for Comments https://go.usa.gov/xRFkK   #fda #medicaldevice
Self-Collection Devices for Pap Test; Public Workshop; Request for Comments https://go.usa.gov/xRFkK  #fda #medicaldevice (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - September 8, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDADeviceInfo) Source Type: news

Wildfire Smoke and Health Risk Communication Workshop and Report
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 03/10/2017 This Web page provides information, a report, and presentations from the Wildfire Smoke and Health Risk Communication Workshop held on September 22-23, 2016, with the goal to identify opportunities for research and technological solutions that will improve health-risk communication strategies, increase health-protective behaviors, and reduce the public health burden during wildland fire smoke episodes. The workshop piloted an interdisciplinary and multi-stakeholder research problem formulation approach to improve understanding of knowledge gaps in health risk communication c...
Source: Disaster Lit: Resource Guide for Disaster Medicine and Public Health - September 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: The U.S. National Library of Medicine Source Type: news

Communicating Clearly About Medicines: Proceedings of a Workshop
The Roundtable on Health Literacy of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine convened a workshop on communicating clearly about medicines. The workshop focused on the clarity of written information given to patients and consumers as printed or digital materials. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 8, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDAnews Announces: Early Bird Pricing Ends Sept. 15 for Combination...
Combination products have been around for years, however challenges regarding compliance continue to abound. FDAnews and NSF International have joined forces to present a hands-on workshop that takes...(PRWeb September 08, 2017)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/FDAnews/comboproductsearlybird/prweb14672032.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 8, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

MEPS Data Users' Workshop - September 2017
September 19, 2017; Rockville, MD. AHRQ is conducting a full-day workshop to facilitate the use of the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, Household Component (MEPS-HC) by the health services research community. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Viral Networks: An Advanced Workshop in Digital Humanities and Medical History
January 29-30, 2018 Bethesda, MD. More information availablehere. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - September 6, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New Directions in Dry Eye: TFOS DEWS II Report New Directions in Dry Eye: TFOS DEWS II Report
The Tear Film& Ocular Surface Society International Dry Eye Workshop II updates our understanding of dry eye disease. Medscape spoke with the chair of this report about its clinical implications.Medscape Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Expert Interview Source Type: news

NLM to Host " Viral Networks: An Advanced Workshop in Digital Humanities and Medical History "
On January 29-30, 2018, NLM will host Viral Networks: An Advanced Workshop in Digital Humanities and Medical History, bringing together scholars from various fields of medical history whose innovative research shows promise through the use of methods, tools, and data from the digital humanities. (Source: News from the National Library of Medicine)
Source: News from the National Library of Medicine - September 6, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

NLM to Host Viral Networks: An Advanced Workshop in Digital Humanities and Medical History
On January 29-30, 2018, NLM will host Viral Networks: An Advanced Workshop in Digital Humanities and Medical History, bringing together scholars from various fields of medical history whose innovative research shows promise through the use of methods, tools, and data from the digital humanities. The event will be supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through a grant to Virginia Tech, and is a collaborative outcome of NLM's ongoing partnership with the NEH. (Source: NLM General Announcements)
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 6, 2017 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Namibia: Workshop On Fighting HIV Stigma Underway
[Namibian] A FOUR-DAY workshop is underway in the capital to address stigma and discrimination as barriers to HIV prevention, testing and treatment services. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - September 6, 2017 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Implementing and Evaluating Genomic Screening Programs in Health Care Systems: A Workshop
November 1, 2017; Washington, DC. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - September 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Exploring Partnership Governance in Global Health: A Workshop
October 26, 2017; Washington, DC or via webcast. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - September 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Global Harmonization of Methodological Approaches to Nutrient Intake Recommendations: A Workshop
September 21-22, 2017 Rome, Italy or via webcast. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - September 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Register for the AIBS Workshop on Interdisciplinary Science
Reports abound from professional societies, the Academies, government agencies, and researchers calling attention to the fact that science is increasingly an inter-disciplinary, transdisciplinary, inter-institutional, and international endeavor. In short, science has become a “team sport.” There is a real and present need to better prepare scientists for success in this new collaborative environment. The American Institute of Biological Sciences is responding to this call with a new program for scientists, educators, and individuals who work with or participate in scientific teams. Team science is increasingl...
Source: Public Policy Reports - September 5, 2017 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Expand Your Broader Impact Skills: AIBS Communications Boot Camp for Scientists
The American Institute of Biological Sciences (AIBS) is offering a professional development program designed to enhance the communication skills of scientists, particularly those interested in communicating with decision-makers and the news media. The program is an excellent way to develop new communication skills and identify effective methods for broadening the impact of research and education programs. The AIBS Communications Training Boot Camp for Scientists expands on AIBS’ highly successful media and science policy training workshops. The Boot Camp meets the needs of everyone from graduate students to senior r...
Source: Public Policy Reports - September 5, 2017 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group releases priority setting report
The Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group, based at the University of Oxford in the UK, is one of the oldest groups working on Cochrane Reviews. It has produced dozens of these during the last two decades and in 2016, it embarked on a project to identify the top priorities for future research into tobacco control.  The Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Group's research prioritization exercise involved more than 300 people and identified a total of 183 unanswered questions in tobacco control through two online surveys and an Oxford-based workshop. It identified 24 priority questions, grouped into eight priority themes. This new se...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 5, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

A Systems Approach to Alleviating Work-induced Stress and Improving Health, Well-being, and Resilience of Health Professionals Within and Beyond Education: A Workshop
April 26-27, 2018; Washington, DC or via webcast. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Advancing Therapeutic Development for Pain and Opioid Use Disorders through Public-Private Partnerships: A Workshop
October 11-12, 2017 Washington, DC. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - September 5, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Small Entrepreneurs Emerge as Backbone of Bangladesh ’s Rural Economy
Shahndah Rani. Credit: ShahiduzzamanBy ShahiduzzamanBanaripara (Barisal), Sep 4 2017 (IPS)She was born in the early 1950’s to an ultra-poor family in Kundihar, a remote village of Banaripara of Barisal division in Bangladesh. She was a beautiful baby and her father named her ‘Shahndah Rani’ which means ‘Queen of Evenings’. But in reality her life was far from that of a queen. Born into acute poverty, there were days when she went without any food. Rani’s parents could not afford any schooling and gave her away in marriage at age 16 to relieve some of the pressures on them. She was marrie...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 4, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Shahiduzzaman Tags: Aid Asia-Pacific Economy & Trade Education Featured Headlines Health Human Rights Labour Trade & Investment Women & Economy Source Type: news

What is Internet Gaming Disorder?
This study also found that “Internet gaming disorder, …, affects a small subset of the population exposed to online games, and does not appear to have increased in prevalence to the extent the [I]nternet usage has increased.” Data shows “[s]ignificant overlap in the neurobiology underlying both [gaming and Internet] addictions and substance use disorders have been found in animal models and human brain imaging studies.” People with IGD can have similar symptoms to people with substance abuse disorders including building tolerance for the activity (i.e. needing more) and having withdrawal sym...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - September 4, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news