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Monday 18th February 2019

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling Discusses The Sharp Rise In Workplace Anxiety

Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, a psychotherapy private practice in New York City that accepts insurance, today brought up the issue of workplace anxiety in the United States, and what may be done about it. NEW YORK (PRWEB) February 18, 2019 Manhattan Mental Health Counseling, a psychotherapy private practice in New York City that accepts insurance, today brought up the issue of workplace anx...

How Mental Health Charity Strongminds Is Disrupting Depression In Africa

Strongminds is a charitable organization that is treating depression at scale in Uganda, focusing particularly on women. Inspired by the inventiveness of their solution, I reached out to Strongminds founder Sean Mayberry and program director Kari Frame.

Health Tip: Eat Less Saturated Fat

-- The American Heart Association recommends reducing saturated fat to no more than 6 percent of total daily calories for people who need to lower "bad" cholesterol. The AHA suggests how to limit saturated fat: Eat more fruit, vegetables, whole...

Health Tip: Using Eye Makeup

-- Most women use eye makeup, but it does carry some risk, the American Academy of Ophthalmology says. The academy suggests how to use eye makeup safely: Infection-causing bacteria may grow in creamy or liquid eye makeup. So throw any unused eye...

Inflazome Appoints Prof. Marco Colonna M.D. to Its Scientific Advisory Board

Distinguished scientist with deep expertise in innate immunity and its role in neurodegenerative diseases Inflazome (, the pioneering inflammasome company, announces the appointment of distinguished scientist, Prof. Marco Colonna M.D. to its Scientific Advisory Board. Prof. Colonna has deep expertise and extensive ...

Mindfulness eases chronic pain says new research

We could all do with a little more mindfulness in our lives, but people with chronic pain should prioritise the technique following a study published in Evidence Based Mental Health. Mindfulness is a type of meditation that focuses on moment to moment awareness of thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations and the immediate environment. It can be […] The post Mindfulness eases chronic pain says n...

Sunday 17th February 2019

Japan approves test of iPS cells for treating spinal injuries

Japanese scientists will test the use of human-induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) to treat spinal cord injuries, a health ministry panel that approved the research project said on Monday.

Smoking may limit body’s ability to fight dangerous form of skin cancer

Press release Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less likely to survive their skin cancer than people who have never smoked, according to a new report funded by Cancer Research UK. “The immune system is like an orchestra, with multiple pieces. This research suggests that smoking might disrupt how it works together in tune, allowing the musicians to continue...

NICE recommends Roche’s breast cancer drug pertuzumab

The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended the use of Roche’s Perjeta (pertuzumab) by the...Read More... The post NICE recommends Roche’s breast cancer drug pertuzumab appeared first on Pharmaceutical Technology.

Cholesterol Can Be a Problem for Some Cancer Cells, Researchers Reveal

For millions of people across the globe, cholesterol has become a significant health issue. It also turns out that cholesterol can be a problem for some cancer cells.

Suicide system in tuberculosis bacteria might hold key to treatment

(European Molecular Biology Laboratory) Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top ten causes of death worldwide. The genome of the bacterium that causes TB holds a special toxin-antitoxin system with spectacular action: once the toxin is activated, all bacterial cells die, stopping the disease. An international research team co-led by the Wilmanns group at EMBL in Hamburg investigated this promising fea...

New protocol could ease diagnosis of bacterial infections in infants

(NIH/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development) A new protocol could help emergency room physicians to rule out life-threatening bacterial infections among infants up to 2 months of age who have fevers, potentially eliminating the need for spinal taps, unnecessary antibiotic treatments or expensive hospital stays.

CRISPR gene editing makes stem cells 'invisible' to immune system

(University of California - San Francisco) UC San Francisco scientists have used the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing system to create the first pluripotent stem cells that are functionally 'invisible' to the immune system, a feat of biological engineering that, in laboratory studies, prevented rejection of stem cell transplants. Because these 'universal' stem cells can be manufactured more efficiently th...

Researchers discover DNA variants significantly influence body fat distribution

(University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) A new breakthrough from the Genetic Investigation of Anthropometric Traits consortium, which includes many public health researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, identifies multiple genetic variants associated with how the body regulates and distributes body-fat tissue. The new findings broaden the understanding of how genes ca...

Researchers find febrile infants may not need painful tests, antibiotics, hospitalizations

(University of California - Davis Health) A national research team led by UC Davis Health clinicians and researchers from the University of Michigan, Nationwide Children's Hospital and Columbia University, has derived and validated a new protocol for emergency departments that can determine which infant patients with fevers, age 60 days or younger, are at low risk of significant bacterial infectio...

Neuromelanin-sensitive MRI identified as a potential biomarker for psychosis

(NIH/National Institute of Mental Health) Researchers have shown that a type of magnetic resonance imaging -- called neuromelanin-sensitive MRI (NM-MRI) -- is a potential biomarker for psychosis. NM-MRI signal was found to be a marker of dopamine function in people with schizophrenia and an indicator of the severity of psychotic symptoms in people with this mental illness. The study was funded, in...

Era 3 Update 17th February 2019

Little or no progress had been made (by either party) in progressing policy around what defines social care and the issues around who pays, how funding flows and how providers are managed still wait to be addressed. Convergence of (free?) social care and the NHS and the lack of connection to other services such as […] The post Era 3 Update 17th February 2019 appeared first on Health Matters.

Amyris Is Selected by NIH Grant Recipient, IDRI, to Engineer Molecules for Vaccine Adjuvant Applications

Sustainable Squalene Replacement Needed for Pharma EMERYVILLE, Calif. and SEATTLE, Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), and IDRI (Infectious Disease Research Institute), are pleased to announce IDRI’s receipt of a $4.4 million, five-year grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health) to […]...

Highland Medical Group Awarded Health Care Staffing Services Certification from the Joint Commission

GOWRIE, Iowa (PRWEB) February 18, 2019 Highland Medical Group is announcing it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Health Care Staffing Services Certification. The certification demonstrates Highland Medical Group's commitment to providing qualified and compe...

TÉLÉSURVEILLANCE : RAS, un robot de soins aux aînés dans une maison intelligente

Cette équipe de l’Université d'État de Washington (WSU) nous présente dans la revue Cognitive Systems Research un robot, « RAS » (pour Activity Support System) capable d’assister une personne âgée à son domicile. Ce robot, conçu spécifiquement pour les patients atteints de démence ou en perte d’autonomie, utilise des capteurs intégrés à une « maison intelligente » p...

Saturday 16th February 2019

How should physicians hear back about their diagnostic errors?

Diagnostic errors (missed, delayed, incorrect diagnoses) are increasingly being recognized as a prevalent cause of harm to patients. At the same time, physicians are simultaneously under pressure to deliver high-quality, low-cost health care. How do physicians come to a balance between the competing demands of addressing underuse versus overuse, and consequently a balance between underdiagnosis [&...

KEYTRUDA® (pembrolizumab) in Combination with Inlyta® (axitinib) Reduced Risk of Death by Nearly Half Compared to Sunitinib as First-Line Treatment for Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC)

Results from Phase 3 KEYNOTE-426 Study Presented Today at the 2019 Genitourinary Cancers Symposium (ASCO GU) and Published in the New England Journal of Medicine Also Showed Risk of Progression or Death Reduced by 31 Percent Data Consistent Across all IMDC Risk Groups and Regardless of PD-L1 Expression Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD ou...

A year in space put astronaut Scott Kelly’s immune system on high alert and changed the activity of some of his genes compared to his Earth-bound identical twin. 

A year in space put astronaut Scott Kelly’s immune system on high alert and changed the activity of some of his genes compared to his Earth-bound identical twin. 

Outcomes Better With Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement

Arthroscopic hip surgery results in better outcomes than physiotherapy and activity modification in patients with symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), according to a new clinical trial, but researchers still urge caution. Reuters Health Information

Public Health Accreditation Board Launches New Accreditation Program for Vital Records and Health Statistics Units in State Public Health Departments

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (PRWEB) February 15, 2019 The Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB) today announced the launch of its newest accreditation program, which will bring the benefits of national accreditation to the vital records and health statistics (VRHS) units of state and territorial hea...

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