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04:30 EST 19th November 2018 | BioPortfolio

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Monday 19th November 2018

Policy statement outlines recommendations to improve understanding of pediatric global health issues

1. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a policy statement outlining recommendations to improve cultural competence and awareness of barriers to adequate health that affect children from a diversity of cultural and ethnic backgrounds, both domestically and abroad. 2. Recommendations encourage improved trainings for pediatricians and trainees on a broad list of socioeconomic and [̷...

Sunday 18th November 2018

Opinion: "Youth, absolute or relative, should not be a prerequisite for modern facilities, compassion, and good health care." https://buff.ly/2TpOrmw 

Opinion: "Youth, absolute or relative, should not be a prerequisite for modern facilities, compassion, and good health care." https://buff.ly/2TpOrmw 

Noise pollution in hospitals

Noise in hospitals is a common grievance among patients, families, and staff.1 In the US, “quietness of hospital environment” is among the lowest scoring items on patient surveys.2 In the UK, 40% of...

Opinion: "Postpartum depression is not uncommon, and yet many parents are scared to talk about it." https://buff.ly/2DswXR7 

Opinion: "Postpartum depression is not uncommon, and yet many parents are scared to talk about it." https://buff.ly/2DswXR7 

Behaviour change: what is the buzz all about?

'The value of behavioural sciences is only fully realised when it is integrated into a broader communications strategy and tactical mix’

“What has become obvious now is that micro-influencers, folks with smaller communities can have a dramatic impact on people’s behavior." https://buff.ly/2QSk5aQ 

“What has become obvious now is that micro-influencers, folks with smaller communities can have a dramatic impact on people’s behavior." https://buff.ly/2QSk5aQ 

From the Blogs: ID and HIV Reasons to Be Grateful, 2018 Edition

There's a lot to be thankful for this holiday season. In HIV and ID Observations, Dr. Paul Sax provides some ID reasons to be grateful...

Oral Immunotherapy Desensitizes Youth with Peanut Allergy

Oral immunotherapy effectively desensitized children and adolescents with severe peanut allergy, according to a phase 3, industry-conducted trial published in the New England Journal...

Your NEJM Group Today: Back Pain & Breast Cancer / Ketoacidosis in Diabetic Cannabis Users / N.J. Internist Opportunity

Have a look at today's picks from across NEJM Group: NEJM Primary Care/Hospitalist Page: Case record: A 68-year-old woman presented with back...

New Drug Approved for Travelers' Diarrhea

The oral antibacterial rifamycin (marketed as Aemcolo) has been approved to treat travelers' diarrhea driven by noninvasive strains of E. coli. The drug, an RNA...

A capsule filled with a precise, measured quantity of peanut flour helped desensitize patients with severe reactions — but it wasn't always easy to tolerate. https://buff.ly/2Q6eXCK 

A capsule filled with a precise, measured quantity of peanut flour helped desensitize patients with severe reactions — but it wasn't always easy to tolerate. https://buff.ly/2Q6eXCK 

Peanut allergy treatment is effective but not always easy to tolerate, new review shows

A capsule filled with a precise, measured quantity of peanut flour helped desensitize patients with severe reactions — but it wasn't always easy to tolerate.

Consider downloading the latest ep of our biotech podcast for your Monday commute: https://twitter.com/adamfeuerstein/status/1063399220307062784 …

Consider downloading the latest ep of our biotech podcast for your Monday commute: https://twitter.com/adamfeuerstein/status/1063399220307062784 …

The application process for #statmadness is open! Do you think your college or university has the most innovative advances in science and medicine? Then enter here: https://buff.ly/2A0xcQ7 pic.twitter.com/6UZnhiJXms

The application process for #statmadness is open! Do you think your college or university has the most innovative advances in science and medicine? Then enter here: https://buff.ly/2A0xcQ7  pic.twitter.com/6UZnhiJXms

Israeli stem cell co KidneyCure raises $4m

The Tel Aviv based company develops treatment in which a "mini-kidney" produced from the patient's cells supports the activity of the diseased kidney.

The @WHO has evacuated 16 people working to contain the #Ebola outbreak in the DRC following a rebel attack near the area where they were staying, https://buff.ly/2S35Tfp 

The @WHO has evacuated 16 people working to contain the #Ebola outbreak in the DRC following a rebel attack near the area where they were staying, https://buff.ly/2S35Tfp 

Insightec CEO confident of $30-50 billion exit

Maurice Ferrer says that the Israeli company's medical device technology is a game changer in incisionless surgery.

Health Systems Work with Epic on Electronic Patient-Reported Outcomes for Oncology

David Raths, Contributing EditorSix U.S. healthcare systems are sharing a $9 million grant to research introducing electronic patient-reported outcomes (ePROs) into the routine practice of oncology providers to improve symptom management and to decrease hospitalizations.

An ambitious startup that uses digital coaching and monitoring to try to help patients reverse type 2 diabetes, is making a big change to the way it makes money: Insurers and employers will now only pay Virta if its service works. https://buff.ly/2DLUJZn

An ambitious startup that uses digital coaching and monitoring to try to help patients reverse type 2 diabetes, is making a big change to the way it makes money: Insurers and employers will now only pay Virta if its service works. https://buff.ly/2DLUJZn 

Genetics influences development of AD pathology

Saturday 17th November 2018

"When subjected to discrimination, many people with epilepsy silently move on, trying to keep their pain and stigmatized health problems hidden, hoping the experience won’t be repeated at the next school or the next employer. ... I am one of them." http

"When subjected to discrimination, many people with epilepsy silently move on, trying to keep their pain and stigmatized health problems hidden, hoping the experience won’t be repeated at the next school or the next employer. ... I am one of them." https://buff.ly/2TmfNdc 

Paralyzing conditions can rob patients of speech. Can brain implants translate their thoughts into words? https://buff.ly/2QOxxMK 

Paralyzing conditions can rob patients of speech. Can brain implants translate their thoughts into words? https://buff.ly/2QOxxMK 

The Ebola response has suffered another setback, after a rebel attack forced the @WHO to evacuate some personnel. https://buff.ly/2PxMhD6 

The Ebola response has suffered another setback, after a rebel attack forced the @WHO to evacuate some personnel. https://buff.ly/2PxMhD6 

Ebola response suffers another setback, as WHO evacuates some staff after attack

The Ebola response has suffered another setback, after a rebel attack forced the @WHO to evacuate some personnel.

Verily, the life sciences-focused #Google offshoot, has shelved the ambitious project to develop a glucose-sensing contact lens that inspired its founding. https://buff.ly/2RZFcrH 

Verily, the life sciences-focused #Google offshoot, has shelved the ambitious project to develop a glucose-sensing contact lens that inspired its founding. https://buff.ly/2RZFcrH 


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