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Morning Briefing: 5 Things for Friday – Trump Paris Climate Exit Backfires Bigly

The United States ranked 26th of 180 countries, according to the index, which assesses each nation's water and air quality, biodiversity, agricultural outputs and climate change efforts. It ranked 43rd in air quality, 22nd in water sanitation, and 44th ...

Vascular surgeon offers stroke advice

CHERAW, SC - Stroke is a leading cause of serious long-term disability in the United States. This condition is also not limited to the elderly.

Two lakes under public health warning due to blue-green algae

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) and the United States Army Corps of Engineers, has reopened Marion Reservoir in Marion County, but the ...

Genome-Informed Treatment Improves Survival in Pancreatic Cancer

Treatment based on genomic profiling, also known as precision medicine, may hold the promise of improved outcomes for a subset of patients with pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States and ...

Infection control drives down MRSA rate in US

NEW ORLEANS - Infection control helped drive down the MRSA rate in the United States between 2009 and 2015, according to a researcher who presented findings from the AWARE surveillance program.

Dr. Campbell: Melanoma and sun safety – How to avoid skin cancer ...

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) - Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States today. This year, approximately 76,100 new cases of melanoma ...

Factors and advantages of Smart Medical Practice Management Software Market Size and Forecast 2022

This market research report gives an in-depth idea about the United States Medical Practice Management Software market. It highlights the recent market scenario, growth in the past few years, and opportunities present for manufacturers in the future.

Drug Prices And Medical Innovation: A Response To Yu, Helms, and Bach

In a recent Health Affairs Blog post, Nancy Yu, Zachary Helms, and Peter Bach note that prices for top-selling drugs are higher in the United States than in other countries.

Tort/Negligence – Medical Malpractice – FTCA – Pre-Suit Filing Requirements – Applicability – Statute of Limitations ...

Grant v. United States (Lawyers Weekly No. 002-145-17, 22 pp.) (Cameron McGowan Currie, S.J.) 3:17-cv-00377; D.S.C. Holding: S.C. Code Ann.

Supportive housing improves health of formerly homeless people with HIV/AIDS

Homelessness and HIV/AIDS overlap often in the United States, according to Bowen. Approximately one in 12 PLWHA has an unmet need for housing.

United States Gynecology Surgical Instruments Market Analysis Covering Market Size, Growth Factors, Demand ...

The report then analyses company profiles and the growth strategies of the major United States Gynecology Surgical Instruments Market leaders.

Emergency room patients routinely overcharged, study finds

An analysis of billing records for more than 12,000 emergency medicine doctors across the United States shows that charges varied widely, but that on average, adult patients are charged 340 percent more than what Medicare pays for services ranging from ...

Boost seen to new drug approvals

Figures showing an increase in the number of new drug approvals in the United States and Europe so far in 2017 have countered concerns that medicines research and development was slowing down.

Get to know your practice

Dr. Katz, a dermatologist, Mohs surgeon and founder and president of Forefront Dermatology, which has a network of dermatology practices throughout the United States, says performance metrics also gauge where individual providers stand among other ...

First Cystic Fibrosis Patients in US Arm of Phase 2a Clinical Trial Receive RPL554

Cystic fibrosis patients in the United States have begun receiving the anti-inflammatory and airway-opening agent RPL554 in a Phase 2a clinical that started in Britain.

Study Reveals Toll of Dementia Care on Caregivers

SAN FRANCISCO (June 1, 2017)—Home Care Assistance, a provider of in-home care for seniors, released a study they commissioned through Research Now, illuminating the emotional impact of dementia caregiving in the United States. With one in four ...

Non-opioid treatments for chronic, long term back pain

In the United States, lower back pain is the number one cause of chronic pain, affecting 28% of adults. It not only causes pain and suffering but costs society over $100 billion dollars a year between medical costs, medications, and lost productivity ...

Court ruling is a first step toward controlling air pollution from livestock farms

If agriculture did not have serious environmental impacts, there would be good reason to regulate it lightly. But runoff from farms and ranches is the leading cause of water quality impairment in the United States. Farms produce significant air ...

US may be severely underestimating Zika's potential impact

Even with only a small infected population in the United States, new research indicates the Zika virus could have meaningful financial impact on the country.

New Research Published on Investigational Antimalarial Drug

60P, founded in 2010, focuses on discovering, developing and distributing new medicines for treatment and prevention of tropical diseases, including malaria and dengue. 60P's mission is supported through in-kind funding from the United States ...

Promote Health by Not Defending the E-Cigarette Ban

Yet in the United States, FDA regulations are denying smokers the opportunity to use e-cigarettes to quit. Further complicating the landscape, leading public-health groups, including the American Heart Association, the American Lung Association, and ...

Putin Accuses US Of 'Political Schizophrenia' Over Trump And Secrets

Russian President Vladimir Putin says reports that President Trump gave Russian officials highly classified information make him think "the United States has been developing political schizophrenia." "This is the only thing I can think of when I hear ...

High Mortality In Patients With Opioid Use Disorder In General Healthcare Setting

OUD treatment in the United States has primarily been offered in addiction treatment centers rather than in general healthcare settings.

Pediatricians can help promote immigrant kids' health, says new AAP statement

Many immigrant kids and teens flee violence in their home countries. Then, they get to the United States and navigate an immigration process that can traumatize them further.

Knocking out Parkinson's Disease

Hundreds of thousands of older adults are diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease every year in the United States. While many of the treatments for the disorder consist of hard-to-pronounce medications, adults at one Helena gym have a new therapy that ...

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Former Colsterworth serviceman to walk 100k across Yorkshire for blind veterans

Blind Veterans UK was founded in 1915. The charity's initial purpose was to help and support soldiers, sailors and airmen blinded in the First World War.

Homes for heroes - Work on first ever housing development for British war veterans begins

44 homes will be built at the former Erskine Barracks near Salisbury; the first time a development has been built to address the needs of veterans trying to adjust back into civilian life. The announcement comes after Express.co.uk's Homes for Heroes ...

Second World War codebreakers reunited on veterans' trip

Mary Turton, 94, from Witney, last month took part in Women's Military Week, hosted by Blind Veterans UK, the national charity for vision-impaired ex-servicemen and women. While staying at Blind Veterans UK's training centre in Brighton, Mrs Turton met ...

Philippines: 12 million people at risk for schistosomiasis, a major neglected tropical disease

With some 6.8 million people already exposed to the blood fluke, Dr. Vicente Belizario, convener of Neglected Tropical Diseases Study Group under the University of the Philippines-College of Public Health asks, “The Philippines has the most number of ...

Uganda: Legal Gaps Stand in Way of Organ Transplant in Uganda

Felix Okello Odukur, 63, a retired veterinary doctor, has given up hope on ever living a normal life again. Seven years ago, he was diagnosed with a chronic kidney condition which was precipitated by hypertension.

Swine flu claims infant, dad stops vandalism

KOLKATA: When Aradhya Dhanuk lost her battle to swine flu early on Saturday, the world fell apart for the 18-month-old's parents.

ProHealth Care to provide sports medicine services at Carroll

WAUKESHA - ProHealth Care has entered into an exclusive agreement with Carroll University to provide sports medicine services to student athletes, faculty, coaches and staff of the university's recreational and organized sports teams.

ProHealth Care will provide sports medicine services to Carroll University: 4 highlights

ProHealth Care Care in Waukesha, Wis., has been selected to provide sports medicine services to student athletes, faculty, coaches and staff at Carroll University in Waukesa, Wis.

British Army's ability to fight undermined by rampant STDs

Sexual health awareness is promoted to personnel through a variety of channels." In the UK, there are roughly 435,000 new STD diagnoses every year. The UK population between the ages of 20 and 39 was 16,924,000, according to the last census carried ...

Pregnancy-associated spontaneous coronary artery dissection linked to maternal, fetal complications

... pregnancy-associated MI and has been documented in more than 40% of cases,” Ofer Havakuk, MD, from the division of cardiovascular medicine, department of medicine and department of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Southern California, ...

Patient Dies Following Cosmetic Surgery

44-year-old Oskatukei “Osak” Omulepu has been ordered by a Florida court to stop performing plastic surgery following a procedure which led to the death of an Illinois woman.

Pancreatic cancer symptoms - this test could detect cancer YEARS before signs appear

Anna Jewell, Director of Operations at Pancreatic Cancer UK, said: “We urgently need to find new ways to diagnose pancreatic cancer earlier. “80 per cent of people with the disease are diagnosed at an advanced stage, when surgery, the only treatment ...

PurpleStride Milwaukee to Raise Funds, Awareness for Nation's ...

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network's Milwaukee Affiliate invites everyone to participate at PurpleStride Milwaukee on June 24, at Miller Park.

NGO's diet for TB patient proves to be nutrition grail

For Hadapsar-based Ruksar Khan (name changed), 25, the diet has proved to be a boon, for her financial situation was not allowing her to meet the nutrition needs. Khan has been resisting drugs for a year now. Her husband, who is the sole breadwinner ...

New cell therapy offers hope of a leukemia cure

Dr Wanhong Zhao, lead author from Xi'an Jiaotong University in China, said the treatment may offer 'a chance for a cure in multiple myeloma', but patients needed to be tested for longer to find out. Leukaemia, which affects the bone marrow, and myeloma ...

New cell therapy offers hope of a leukaemia cure: Early trial of pioneering treatment eradicated the disease in 94 ...

Dr Wanhong Zhao, the lead author from the Xi'an Jiaotong University in Xi'an, China, said that the treatment may offer 'a chance for a cure in multiple myeloma.' 'We will need to follow patients much longer to confirm that.' Leukaemia, which affects ...

Global Orphan Drugs Market Worth by Value, CAGR and Forecast by 2022!

Based on indication, this market is classified into non-Hodgkin lymphoma, acute myeloid leukemia, cystic fibrosis, glioma, pancreatic cancer, ovarian cancer, multiple myeloma, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Graft vs host disease, renal cell carcinoma ...

Tuesday calendar

Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Patient and Family Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Fremont Health's Health Park Plaza, third floor, Room 5. This is a support and education group for patients and caregivers with lymphoma, leukemia and multiple myeloma blood ...

Blood cancer breakthrough: Almost 100% of patients CURED of multiple myeloma in clinical trial on new gene therapy

Multiple myeloma is a type of blood cancer related to leukemia and lymphoma. It is formed by malignant plasma cells - white blood cells - in the bone marrow.

Lymphoma / Leukemia / Myeloma: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Myeloma all are three types of cancer which are interrelated with each other. Leukemia is commonly famous as blood cancer or cancer of blood cells. It targets the white blood cells which are mainly linked to the immunity.

FPL exec Sophia Eccleston to lead LLS Light the Night event

LLS is dedicated to finding cures for leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other blood cancers. The organization said fundraising campaigns like Light the Night has allowed LLS to invest more than $1 billion in cutting-edge research to advance therapies for ...

CAR T-Cell therapy sends multiple myeloma into lasting remission

Over the past few years, CAR T-cell therapy targeting a B-cell biomarker called CD19 proved very effective in initial trials for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and some types of lymphoma, but until now, there has been little success with CAR T-cell ...

Combined immunotherapy could help control melanoma that has spread to the brain

Professor Peter Johnson, Cancer Research UK's chief clinician, said the results of the CheckMate 2014 study “suggest that a combination of the immunotherapy drugs nivolumab and ipilimumab is safe and effective against skin cancer that's spread to the ...

Two medical students named Howard Hughes fellows

Rukayat Taiwo and Connor Liu, medical students at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, have been selected to receive mentored training with top biomedical scientists through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's (HHMI) Medical ...

Anthony Becht Named "Man of the Year"

On Saturday, former Buccaneers tight end and Buccaneers.com contributor Anthony Becht was named the “Man of the Year” by the Suncoast chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for his charitable work over the past several months. Becht, along ...

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The 'living dead': prisoners executed for their organs then sold to foreigners for transplants

And so a booming black market for human organs has emerged in several countries including India and Pakistan. Researchers say China is home to the most rampant illegal organ trade in the world and is the number one destination for 'transplant tourism'.

World-first trials have been launched to treat Parkinson's and blindness with embryonic stem cells

Not everybody is convinced of the success of trials such as those being done in China and last year in Australia. A stem cell biologist from the Scripps Research Institute in California, Jeanne Loring, believes the choice of cell used in both Parkinson ...

China Is About to Begin the World's First Clinical Trial With Embryonic Stem Cells

Two clinical trials will begin using embryonic stem cells in China to treat Parkinson's disease and blindness. These trials represent a new set of regulations on embryonic stem cells in China and possibly a new era of research around the world.

Which companies dominate the global sports medicine market? 3 observations

The global sports medicine market will expand through 2022, according to a Big Market Research report. Here are three quick observations: 1. The Asia-Pacific region will see rapid growth through 2022, specifically in China and India.

New cell therapy offers hope of a leukemia cure

Dr Wanhong Zhao, lead author from Xi'an Jiaotong University in China, said the treatment may offer 'a chance for a cure in multiple myeloma', but patients needed to be tested for longer to find out. Leukaemia, which affects the bone marrow, and myeloma ...

New cell therapy offers hope of a leukaemia cure: Early trial of pioneering treatment eradicated the disease in 94 ...

Dr Wanhong Zhao, the lead author from the Xi'an Jiaotong University in Xi'an, China, said that the treatment may offer 'a chance for a cure in multiple myeloma.' 'We will need to follow patients much longer to confirm that.' Leukaemia, which affects ...

ASCO17: Chi-Med, Lilly tout cancer med's efficacy in colorectal setting

An investigational oncology drug is well on its way to offering patients in China whose colorectal cancers have worsened or spread a third-line treatment option for their disease.

Chi-Med touts fruquintinib's phase 3 safety edge in relapsed ...

In a late-stage study presented at ASCO, Hutchison China MediTech's VEGF inibitor fruquintinib showed it could help relapsed patients with advanced colorectal ...

The China-US trade deal: environmental benefits and costs

According to figures in the 2014 Report on the State of China's Environment, livestock and poultry farming released 104.9 million tonnes of Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), the amount of pollution that cannot be oxidized biologically in surface water ...

Anatomical Characterization of the Nasolacrimal Canal Based on Computed Tomography in Children With Complex ...

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Beijing Children's Hospital, National Key Discipline of Pediatrics, National Children's Health Center, Capital Medical University, Ministry of Education, Beijing, China (CZ, GY, YC, QW); and Beijing Tongren Eye ...

Asia Regulatory Roundup: CFDA Offers New Drug, Device Draft Guidance (16 May 2017)

The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has released four draft documents intended to encourage innovation in the drug and medical device industries. CFDA's proposals aim to cut the time it takes to set up a clinical study, accelerate the ...

China's latest Western-style FDA tweak puts orphan drug approvals ...

China's FDA, long criticized for its cumbersome and slow drug-review process, is offering to grant conditional OKs for orphan meds already approved abroad, ...

Melbourne woman catches swine flu in China

A MELBOURNE grandmother who contracted swine flu while visiting family in China is fighting for life in hospital. Kerri Cosma contracted the H1N1 influenza virus some time after arriving in China on April 13 and her condition rapidly declined, her ...

Nevada Senate leader proposes internet privacy regulations

The sweeping legislation would apply to people who run business websites anywhere in the world, from a local diner in Nevada to e-commerce giant Alibaba in China, and encounter Nevadans' first and last names, email addresses, locations or other ...

Bill Gates Won't Save You From The Next Ebola

In February 2003, a severe flu-like disease appeared in China's Guangdong province. .... When SARS hit China in 2003, the organization had swiftly declared an emergency, sparking international efforts before the epidemic slipped beyond control.

Natural Living: Creating a natural first aid kit

Ching Wan Hung is a topical cream for burns and can also be used for eczema, psoriasis and bedsores. This cream is used in China's hospitals for serious third degree burns and diabetic sores.

New Strains of Rice May Help Fight China's Diabetes Scourge

With a stack of small, brown envelopes in hand, Li Jianyue trudges through a rice field in southern China to gather grain specimens she hopes might one day fight diabetes. The obesity-linked disease is on a tear in China, and rice -- the country's ...

US-China Trade Plan Hinges on Beijing's Compliance

The U.S.-China pact on greater access to the Asian giant's economy relies in part on Beijing's pledge to open markets in two areas—beef and electronic payments—that it has repeatedly promised to open before, only to continue blocking American firms.

Chinese Chicken Is Headed To America, But It's Really All About The Beef

Given the many outbreaks of bird flu China has experienced, there are also worries that if raw Chinese poultry were processed in the U.S.

Abstracts: Bird Flu, Albatross, Robots, and More

A new strain of avian influenza is causing a wave of deaths in China. The Government Accountability Office reports that if a flu pandemic reached the U.S., only one manufacturer could be counted on to make vaccines, which are harvested from fertilized ...

VN threatened by new strain of bird flu

HÀ NỘI - The Prime Minister and ministries of Health and Agriculture and Rural Development are calling for intensive measures to curb the trafficking, trade and consumption of unknown poultry, especially birds smuggled from China, where avian ...

Tsinghua loses star molecular biologist to Princeton – China society and culture news from May 9, 2017

Nieng Yan (颜宁 Yan Ning) is one of China's leading research talents in the life sciences whose work, according to the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, “combines structural biology, biochemistry, and molecular biophysics.” The South China Morning Post ...

China's environment ministry finds patchy progress on water and soil pollution

BEIJING (Reuters) - Efforts to tackle water pollution in China remain uneven with some areas worsening in 2016, while heavy metals and other pollutants continued to accumulate in Chinese soil, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said.

EOS imaging announces opening of first two EOS Systems in China

PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EOS imaging (Paris:EOSI)(Euronext, FR0011191766 - EOSI), the pioneer in 2D/3D orthopedic medical imaging, today announced the first two installations of EOS systems in China at Nanjing Drum Tower Hospital and Ruijin Hospital ...

Why China Could be a Game Changer for Global Health

By Charlotte Röhren for The Diplomat. April 22, 2017. Many of today's greatest risks to global health originate in China. The latest outbreak of avian flu has claimed more than 160 lives since October 2016, triggering memories of earlier pandemics like ...

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Media, Public Invited to Hear Sir Robert Francis Speak: British Public Health System Expert Has Lessons for Canada

“As patient advocates, CFNU members will be rallying for quality health care in Canadian communities. Canada's nurses support public health care and will celebrate their 150 years of patient advocacy in Canada,” says Silas. The nurses will begin their ...

Levodopa May Benefit Heart Health in Parkinson's Disease

The following article is part of live conference coverage from the 2017 International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders (MDS) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Purdue's Caleb Swanigan, having battled obesity and homelessness, is on doorstep of NBA dream

... Monday, shortly before he boarded a plane and flew to Canada for a workout with the Raptors. “I had Fort Wayne help me do that, (growing up) in Indiana.

'MS from the Inside Out' Uses Virtual Reality to Share What Life for Patients Is Like

The Ontario-based biopharmaceutical firm EMD Serono, Canada, is now using VR as an informational and educational tool to provide a more profound understanding of what living with multiple sclerosis (MS) is really like. VR uses combinations of ...

Clinical Trial Results Demonstrate Voclosporin's Long-term Benefits for Lupus Nephritis Patients

Voclosporin, an investigational therapy developed by Canada's Aurinia Pharmaceuticals, is more effective at treating lupus nephritis (LN) than other calcineurin inhibitors, according to data from the ongoing Phase 2B AURA-LV (AURA) trial (NCT02141672).

The 5 inflammatory bowel disease tests providers, patients should question

Crohn's and Colitis Canada and the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology released a list of five inflammatory bowel disease tests, treatments and procedures that are commonly ordered but possibly unnecessary. The Canadian IBD Network for Research ...

Health Canada Approves Avacen's Non-Drug Treatment Device for Fibromyalgia Pain

Avacen Medical says its Avacen 100 Class-II medical pain treatment product has received a medical device license from Health Canada to treat fibromyalgia. The San Diego-based biotech firm's marquee product uses a non-invasive technique for safely ...

EpicGenetics looks north to expand landmark fibromyalgia study

For four years, EpicGenetics has been selling its diagnostic for fibromyalgia in the U.S. Now it can list Canada among its international markets for the test.

Cannabinoid drug moves closer to licensing approval

Tetra Bio-Pharma Inc. (CSE: TBP, OTCQB: TBPMF, Forum) is one of the cannabis companies racing to be first in taking efficacious cannabinoid compounds through the official drug approval process - Health Canada in Canada, and the FDA in the United ...

Crohn's and colitis: In search of a cure for a 'Jewish' disease

Advocates push to find a remedy for a disease that affects a disproportionate number of Jews, and Jews in Canada in particular.

Dentist denied payment for Indigenous client to be repaid by government

Alberta Health says it has reached an "understanding" with Health Canada to reimburse a Calgary dentist who had been denied payment for work he'd done on a First Nations patient.

Vascular access choices for dialysis patients, MBD treatment differ in US and Canada

In Canada, vascular access is nearly evenly split between use of arteriovenous fistula and catheter, with catheter use in Canada among the highest in DOPPS countries at 51%.

Governor Chris Sununu on The Exchange

That disruption will result in sea level rise, increases in extreme weather events, the migration of our maple industry to Canada, and the spread of tropical diseases. Why is he (a supposed environmentalist) promoting filthy fossil fuels when clean ...

Lab-grown blood stem cells produced at last

“For many years, people have figured out parts of this recipe, but they've never quite gotten there,” says Mick Bhatia, a stem-cell researcher at McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada, who was not involved with either study. “This is the first time ...

'Dart Guy' gets boost from Brendan Shanahan in quest to quit smoking

Nicorette Canada teamed up with Maslakow to make him a face of their nicotine gum line, which prompted his decision to quit smoking. Fans applauded Maslakow's decision, and he announced his appreciation for the support. But Shanahan's gesture was ...

VIBERZI™ Now Approved in Canada for patients with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D)

MARKHAM, ON, May 16, 2017 /CNW/ - Allergan Inc. is pleased to announce the Health Canada approval of VIBERZI™ (eluxadoline) for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D) in adults. IBS-D patients suffer from frequent and urgent ...

CARSTAR and TJ Brodie's Skate in Strides donate $75000 to Cystic Fibrosis Canada

Calgary, Alberta -- May 17, 2017 -- CARSTAR Canada and the Calgary Flames Foundation in partnership with T.J. Brodie of the Calgary Flames, have presented a $75,000 donation to Cystic Fibrosis Canada. The funds were raised through the Skate In ...

Cystic fibrosis month

Katie Schulz, Cystic Fibrosis Canada's Hamilton Chapter President, and her daughter Sophia were here this morning to tell us about a big fundraiser taking place on May 29th.

You can now check yourself for STIs at home

Worried about your sexual health, but too busy or embarrassed to get tested? There are two companies in Canada that now have a solution for you.

Group wants City of Denver to reduce Canada Geese population citing public health risk

DENVER -- It's no secret, Canada Geese have made Denver their home -- and two steps into any park you can see the trail they've left behind.

Cost of inflammatory bowel disease 'immeasurable'

Inflammatory bowel disease is among the fastest-growing conditions in Canada, affecting one in 150 Canadians. According to a recent study, the direct cost of inflammatory bowel disease is $1.2 billion a year. And that's only part of the picture. “It is ...

Gala for Crohn's and Colitis Canada raises record amount for ... - CNW

TORONTO, May 11, 2017 /CNW/ - Benevolence was on show last night at the Gala for Crohn's and Colitis Canada, held in support of the 250,000 Canadians ...

Carbs Could Cause Trouble for Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

CHICAGO - The nutrients in the food you eat can worsen or lessen symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease, a new study from Canada finds.

Local case shines light on Shriners

Now there are 22 of these hospitals in the U.S., Mexico and Canada dedicated to helping children with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries and cleft lip and palate regardless of the patients' ability to pay. According to the Shriners ...

Simple ways to alleviate back pain

Few health problems are as prevalent as back pain. The American Chiropractic Association says that 50 percent of working Americans admit to having back pain symptoms each year. Bone and Joint Health Canada states that as much as 80 percent of people ...

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The ongoing battle against Tuberculosis in the Tibetan Community

TB-Tibetan-Health-Department-CTA-2017 Dharamshala - Tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a major public health problem among Tibetan refugees in India.

Tuberculosis scare at Howard T. Ennis School; Health officials offer screenings in response

The Division of Public Health and the Indian River School District have announced that a small number of individuals may have been exposed to someone with active tuberculosis at Howard T. Ennis School. The Division of Public Health is making contact ...

H.T. Ennis students warned of tuberculosis

The Delaware Division of Public Health and Indian River School District announced today that a small number of individuals may have been exposed to ...

The 'living dead': prisoners executed for their organs then sold to foreigners for transplants

And so a booming black market for human organs has emerged in several countries including India and Pakistan. Researchers say China is home to the most rampant illegal organ trade in the world and is the number one destination for 'transplant tourism'.

Bryan Clauson's legacy, inspiration lives on through organ donations

At any given time, approximately 1,500 people in Indiana and 120,000 people nationwide need transplants, according to the Indiana Donor Network. A donor can typically donate five organs as well as additional tissue. Clauson and Stewart had talked about ...

Pregnant woman, 2-year-old girl succumb to swine flu in Mumbai

According to The Times of India, a 2-year-old swine flu-afflicted toddler admitted to Kasturba Hospital near Arthur Road Jail passed away on June 4. The Bhayander-based baby was hospitalised on June 1. Over 1100 patients in Maharashtra have been tested ...

Which companies dominate the global sports medicine market? 3 observations

The global sports medicine market will expand through 2022, according to a Big Market Research report. Here are three quick observations: 1. The Asia-Pacific region will see rapid growth through 2022, specifically in China and India.

Hundreds take part in PurpleStride against pancreatic cancer

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - If you haven't paid much attention to pancreatic cancer before, you're not alone. When Aisha Belton moved to Indianapolis 13 years ago, the organ wasn't even on her radar.

Purdue's Caleb Swanigan, having battled obesity and homelessness, is on doorstep of NBA dream

... Monday, shortly before he boarded a plane and flew to Canada for a workout with the Raptors. “I had Fort Wayne help me do that, (growing up) in Indiana.

This startup helps medical students get into the U.S. — and they just won the New Venture Challenge

Since launching more than three years ago, AMOpportunities and its online marketplace has helped about 1,200 medical students from India, Brazil, Peru and other countries find on-the-job training across its growing network of more than 350 health care ...

American Medical Association partners to promote EHR training program for medical students

And the American Medical Association is giving medical students a head start on this technology, in partnership with the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University School of Medicine, with an EHR training program called the Regenstrief EHR ...

MHA puts spoke on plans to offer internet to air travellers

NEW DELHI: The Home Ministry has put a spoke in Civil Aviation Ministry's wheels to offer internet service to passengers on board Indian commercial planes, saying the proposal could be implemented only after adoption of strict safeguard measures.

Lilly to Present Late-Breaking Data for Galcanezumab and Lasmiditan at the American Headache Society Annual ...

INDIANAPOLIS, June 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) will present data from 14 abstracts, including late-breaking Phase 3 data for two investigational treatments for migraine, at the American Headache Society (AHS) annual ...

GN Endocrinology Creates Specialized Weight Loss Programs

Dekalb, IL -- (SBWIRE) -- 06/07/2017 -- GN Endocrinology is a set of health service facilities in Indiana and Illinois that specializes in the endocrine system and weight loss programs that can be implemented for patients through the study of ...

High Diabetes Rates for Poorer Indians in Rich Cities, Mirroring West

The demographic pattern of the diabetes epidemic in India has shifted so that, in more affluent cities, the disease is more common among poorer people than among those with a higher socioeconomic status (SES), say Indian researchers who are calling for ...

Chattanooga couple taking cleft palate non-profit effort to Zimbabwe [photos]

Ten years later, Santhosh and Susan are running a nonprofit, Love Without Reason, aimed at connecting surgeons to children with cleft lips and palates in rural parts of southern India. They said they have hosted 45 medical camps and orchestrated 300 ...

Avian flu threat re-emerges

Provided photo/Clemson University Now is the time for poultry owners to be especially diligent about protecting their birds from avian influenza as migratory waterfowl travel north for the summer. The Indiana State Board of Animal Health encourages ...

Something fishy: Indians swallow live fish for asthma

... Indians swallow live fish for asthma. By AFP. Added 8th June 2017 03:27 PM. The Bathini Goud family, which administers the treatment, says the fish clear the throat on their way down and permanently cure asthma along with other respiratory problems.

India, Germany to Work Together on Alternative Medicine

@Siliconeer #Siliconeer #ayurveda #alternativemedicine #India #Germany @narendramodi #narendramodi - India and Germany, which worked together on treating osteoarthritis with Ayurveda, will collaborate further in the field of alternative medicine, the ...

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah keeps veterans waiting for over an hour

He told India Today that the chief minister should have met the veterans before talking politics. He added 'We have not come here for any party be it Congress, BJP or JD(S)'.

Test cartridge crisis hits rapid multi-drug resistant tuberculosis detection

The World Health Minute: Over 1 million tuberculosis patients lack adequate nutrition in India, Ebola outbreak in DRC. Human poo converted to clean fuel in Kenya, HIV positive people living 10 years longer, and more.

Indiana Senators supporting law enforcement mental health servic ...

Indiana Senators Joe Donnelly and Todd Young came together to create legislation that would support mental health services for law enforcement.

PM Modi-led Cabinet approves pharma mission to develop bio pharmaceuticals

The programme will focus on development of specific products such as vaccines, biotherapeutics, medical devices and diagnostics, an official statement said. Besides, the 'Innovate in India empowering biotech entrepreneurs and accelerating inclusive ...

World Hypertension Day: Hypertension is the leading cause of death in India, say doctors at Columbia Asia

India has earned the title of being the Cardiac disease capital in the world. About 25% urban and 15% rural Indians are hypertensive. Of these, 25% rural and 42% urban Indians are aware of their hypertensive status. It has been seen that only 1 in 5 ...

Ischaemic heart disease top cause of death: WHO

Data compiled by WHO for its World Health Statistics Report 2017 released globally today says in India's Country Profile that Ischaemic heart disease was responsible for 1,215.4 thousand deaths (around 12 lakh) constituting 12.4 per cent of all deaths ...

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This MontCo medical devices firm raised a $19.3M Series C led by Safeguard

King of Prussia-based Trice Medical announced today it closed a $19.3 million Series C round led by Safeguard Scientifics. The round will go toward accelerating and expanding the company's U.S.

On the front lines of Russia's 'staggering' HIV epidemic - CNN.com

Russia has the third-highest number of new HIV infections in the world, and experts say it's causing another epidemic: one of stigma and discrimination.

When Markets Go Bipolar

Conservative news blogger Matt Drudge - who has been a source of endless entertainment during the election and now with the related Russia-gate scandal - posted a rather peculiar main story Saturday.

Rate of alcohol-related hospitalizations high in northern Saskatchewan

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Putin: Claims Trump Gave Lavrov Secret Info Show 'Political Schizophrenia' in US

He said that it seems that "political schizophrenia" is developing in the US amid such media claims. He also joked that Lavrov didn't share with him and Russian intelligence services any secret information which Trump had given him.

Putin to provide transcripts of Trump, Lavrov conversation

Mr. Putin said the U.S. suffered “political schizophrenia,” according to a report in Russian state-run RT. “If the U.S.

Putin dismisses scandal involving Trump sharing intelligence with Russia as 'schizophrenia'

MOSCOW - Putin dismisses scandal involving Trump sharing intelligence with Russia as 'schizophrenia'. Copyright 2017 The Associated Press.

Putin Cites US 'Schizophrenia,' Offers Transcript

Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed frustration about U.S. “political schizophrenia” over Donald Trump's alleged ties to Russia and offered to provide a transcript to the U.S.

Putin Accuses US Of 'Political Schizophrenia' Over Trump And Secrets

Russian President Vladimir Putin says reports that President Trump gave Russian officials highly classified information make him think "the United States has been developing political schizophrenia." "This is the only thing I can think of when I hear ...

Email dump hits French candidate Macron ahead of election

However, last month security firm Trend Micro said it uncovered evidence that Russian cyberspies were also targeting Macron's campaign, possibly through email phishing attempts designed to trick users into visiting malicious internet links. The ...

Ace reporter mystified by FBI refusal to look at email-hack evidence

Five-time Emmy-award winning reporter Sharyl Attkisson shared her razor-sharp insights with WND on a truly bizarre aspect of the investigation: If the Democratic National Committee, or DNC, claimed its email system was hacked by Russia, why didn't it ...

Ukraine blocks popular social networks as part of sanctions on Russia

The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, has banned the country's two most popular social networks, its most popular email service and one of its most widely used search engines as part of sanctions against Russian companies. A decree by Poroshenko ...

India may witness a spike in cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis by 2040, says study

"By 2040, a third of tuberculosis cases in Russia are predicted to be drug-resistant, compared with one in ten in India and the Philippines, and one in 20 in South Africa," the study said.

Study: Drug-resistant tuberculosis predicted to increase in four high burden countries

Cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis are forecasted to increase in the four high burden countries (India, the Philippines, Russia, and South Africa) between 2000 and 2040, with the upturn likely to be a result of increased transmission of drug ...

Drug-resistant tuberculosis set to increase in four high burden countries

Cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis are forecasted to increase in the four high burden countries (India, the Philippines, Russia, and South Africa) between 2000 and 2040, with the upturn likely to be a result of increased transmission of drug ...

The US Government Has Issued a Dire Warning on Tuberculosis

The study authors say that Russia, India, South Africa, and the Philippines will see an explosion in the number of tuberculosis infections that can ward off antibiotics. Together, those countries encompass more than 1.6 billion people on the planet ...

UN Aid Workers Question Russian Calls For De-Escalation Zones In Syria

Russia's calls for "de-escalation zones" in Syria sounds rather Orwellian to a top United Nations aid official.

This latest social media photo app craze has taken over the internet

FaceApp is the brainchild of Yaroslav Goncharov, CEO of the Russian app development company Wireless Lab. Goncharov previously worked as an executive for the Russian internet giant Yandex, which specializes in a range of services including email, ...

New drug for treatment of resistant tuberculosis presented in Russia

A new drug for the treatment of resistant tuberculosis has been recently presented in Russia, according to recent statements of the press-service of the Russian Ministry of Health.

MedRisk International Scientific Advisory Board Member Jane Fedorczyk Elected President of the APTA's Academy of ...

King of Prussia, PA - Jane Fedorczyk, PT, PhD, CHT, a member of MedRisk's International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB), has been elected president of the Academy of Hand and Upper Extremity Physical Therapy, a specialty group within the American ...

Epiomic Epidemiology Series: Alzheimer's Disease Forecast in 12 Major Markets 2017-2027

This report provides the current prevalent population for Alzheimer's disease across 12 Major Markets (USA, Canada, France, Germany, Russia, Italy, Spain, UK, Brazil, Japan, India and China) split by gender and 5-year age cohort.

Top Stories: Tillerson Is Tough On Moscow; Prostate Cancer Screenings

Good morning, here are our early stories: - Rex Tillerson Stands Firm On Syria As He Prepares To Meet With Russians. - Federal Task Force Softens Opposition To Routine Prostate Cancer Screening. And here are more early headlines: Children Tell Of ...

It's Mildly Infectious And Treatable—Yet Patients Still Face Discrimination

Today it is grouped among Neglected Tropical Diseases, yet in the past patients were found in colder climes such as Norway, Russia and Canada.

Erectile Dysfunction Prevelance Forecasts in 29 Major Markets 2017-2027 - Research and Markets

This report provides the current prevalent population for Erectile Dysfunction across 29 Major Markets (USA, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland, Croatia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Norway, Sweden, Greece, Turkey ...

Prevalent Population for Erectile Dysfunction Across 29 Major Markets 2017-2027 Split by Gender & 5 Year Cohort ...

This report provides the current prevalent population for Erectile Dysfunction across 29 Major Markets (USA, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, UK, Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland, Croatia, Poland, Romania, Russia, Norway, Sweden, Greece, Turkey ...

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World-first trials have been launched to treat Parkinson's and blindness with embryonic stem cells

Not everybody is convinced of the success of trials such as those being done in China and last year in Australia. A stem cell biologist from the Scripps Research Institute in California, Jeanne Loring, believes the choice of cell used in both Parkinson ...

Woman chains herself to bedroom to stop smoking

An Australian woman has chained herself to her bedroom— in a bid to quit smoking cigarettes, according to a report. The 34-year-old, referred to only as Krystel, has been a cigarette-puffing, nicotine addict since she was 14 and has considered getting ...

The barriers to medical abortion

In an invited editorial published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Associate Professor Kirsten Black and Dr Deborah Bateson of the Discipline of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology at the University of Sydney ...

These Perth suburbs are skin cancer hotspots

Data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare also shows Mandurah and Kwinana are cancer hotspots, with higher than the national average rates for all cancers. In the western suburbs, the 263 incidences of melanoma of the skin, or 69 in ...

Here's your IBS-friendly day on a plate

Despite affecting so many Australians (five million), IBS is often misunderstood and mismanaged. For the patients I work with, restoring balance in their digestive system is the first step.

Combining smaller doses of hypertension meds could be more ...

Researchers from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia, announced new findings that suggest smaller doses of a few blood pressure ...

Who should get the flu vaccine first in a pandemic? - InDaily

Australia needs to think about who gets the flu vaccine first - paramedics, prisoners or the public - before the next pandemic strikes and supplies run low.

New virtual reality film captures the anguish of eating disorders

An Australian team is tackling community ignorance about eating disorders with a world-first virtual reality film which puts the viewer inside the mind of the sufferer.

READ: Former Azkal player Aly Borromeo admits that he was a victim of bullying

Pinoy football superstar Aly Borromeo wants to be an inspiration to everyone, after he was made an ambassador of Australian surgical charity, Operation Restore Hope, who helps children who has a cleft lip and palate condition in the Philippines.

NDIS 'alternative medicine' profiting from $22b purse

Australian companies offering everything from horse whispering, to spiritual healing and yoga, are cashing-in on the government's $22 billion NDIS purse.

CR Bard, Becton Dickinson Lead Australia Vascular Access Market due to New Technological

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new series of reports on the Australia vascular access device market by iData Research (www.

New 'magic bullet' prostate cancer therapy delivers promising results

Australian doctors are witnessing promising results of a new therapy for men with prostate cancer who've tried everything to stop their disease from spreading.

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Device which allows users to drain food from their stomach has been compared to bulimia

It's the latest option for millions of obese people who have been unable to lose weight via more traditional methods, but the Dietitians Association of Australia said while “tackling obesity is vital” a device like AspireAssist isn't addressing the ...

Migraines are destroying Australians' lives and turn you into a 'ghost'

A HIDDEN illness destroying the lives of millions of Australians, mainly mums, is being denied research funding and is being ignored by the medical profession.

Australia Procedure Numbers for Gynecological Devices 2017 ...

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Australia Procedure Numbers for Gynecological Devices 2017 - MedPro" report to their.

All-diabetes pro cycling team competes in Amgen Tour of California

Team Novo Nordisk is the world's first and only all-diabetic professional racing team. Every racer has type 1 diabetes. Australian team member, Chris Williams recalls his diagnosis. "I was in Australia doing a race and I collapsed at the end of a stage ...

6000 to be saved from rare cervical cancer

More than 6000 cases of a rare, hard-to-detect type of cervical cancer will be averted by 2040 as a result of vaccination and screening, according to new research. An Australian study by Cancer Council NSW has estimated the combined impact of HPV ...

Have your say on remuneration and conditions for in-country Australian aid workers

International advisers are an important element for the delivery of Australia's aid program - and the Aid Adviser Remuneration Framework defines the policies and procedures for determining the payment and conditions for commercially contracted ...

How Australia battles illegal drugs

For Australia, a multi-dimensional approach is the way to go in curbing illegal drug use. According to Australian Ambassador Amanda Gorely, Australia makes use of combined efforts of law enforcement, rehabilitation, community support, education, and ...

Support expected for veterans' mental health

Wangaratta Lieutenant General (Ret) Ashley “Ash” Power said this and the assistance of communities around Australia is vital to promote the mental and physical wellbeing of current and ex-servicemen and women. It's because too often than not those who ...

Australia vets exposed to atomic tests gain free health care

Australian ex-servicemen who were exposed to radiation during British atomic bomb tests in Australia and during the cleanup of Japan after World War II have won a decades-old campaign for free medical treatment.

This One Trick Could Help You Quit Smoking

Smoking is a nasty little habit, as well as the most preventable single cause of death in the entire world. (If you're trying to quit, here are five proven strategies to help you do it.) Both France and Australia have made efforts to decrease smoking ...

A new way to kick smoking

A quit smoking Australian app is using the combination of peer-support and extinction therapy to help smokers butt out for good.

Ditching condoms: Will PrEP lead to a dangerous rise in STDs in Australia?

STD rates have been on the rise for at least a decade in Australia. Sexual health organisations tell SBS that while it's too early for definitive data, they won't be surprised if there's a further increase since the advent of PrEP - but that it could ...


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