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Weekly Headlines 11.26.14
Mayo Clinic News Network Headlines include:Rheumatoid arthritisLung cancer screeningHealthy tips in cold and flu season
- 2 days ago, 27 Nov 14, 11:43am -
Unilateral Panuveitis
Wendy M. Smith, M.D., Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Mayo Clinic discusses a case of Unilateral Panuveitis involving an 82-year old white male who initially presented with several physical symptoms and blurred vision.
- 3 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 4:46pm -
Corneal Suturing, Part 6 - Integrating the Steps Into a Whole
Leo J. Maguire, M.D., consultant in cornea and external disease, developed the curriculum in resident corneal surgery at Mayo Clinic. In this series of videos, he discusses how to engineer the placement of a suture in a corneal transplant so that t…
- 3 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 3:52pm -
Corneal Suturing, Part 5 - Suturing the Wound
Leo J. Maguire, M.D., consultant in cornea and external disease, developed the curriculum in resident corneal surgery at Mayo Clinic. In this series of videos, he discusses how to engineer the placement of a suture in a corneal transplant so that t…
- 3 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 3:51pm -
Vikings-Panthers HLHS Game Day Experience
Greg Olsen, Tight End from the Carolina Panthers, recently offered one lucky family from the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome the experience of a lifetime: an exclusive game day experience when the Carolina Pant…
- 3 days ago, 26 Nov 14, 3:26pm -
Tube Feeding Connectors in 2015 - Mayo Clinic Patient Education
In this video, Lisa Epp, a nutritionist with the home enteral nutrition program at Mayo Clinic, describes and demonstrates how to use a new feeding tube connector and feeding bag tube that will increase patient safety.
- 3 days ago, 25 Nov 14, 9:21pm -

Reuters health news

BBC health news

  • newNHS 'U-turn' over drug trial money

    NHS 'U-turn' over drug trial money

    NHS England says letters sent out to local health bosses suggesting the funding of patients in clinical drug trials might be cut were "incorrect".
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Nov 14, 12:25am -
  • newDelayed discharges reach record high

    Delayed discharges reach record high

    Delays in discharging patients ready to leave hospital rose to record levels in England last month.
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 7:06pm -
  • newHollande visits Ebola-hit Guinea

    Hollande visits Ebola-hit Guinea

    French President Francois Hollande visits Guinea on the first trip by a Western leader to a country at the centre of the West African Ebola outbreak.
    - 15 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 2:39pm -

Forbes healthcare news

New Science


  • Vaccinate your toddlers against flu, parents urged
    Chief Medical Officer sounds alarm after latest figures show uptake of jab is lower than last year in this age groupRelated items from OnMedicaFlu decision delayed for healthy childrenFlu programmes should target young over old, say expertsResults fr…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • New alert system to spot abused and neglected children goes live
    System connects emergency care, out-of-hours GPs, walk-in centres and local authoritiesRelated items from OnMedicaChild abuse deaths fall in England and WalesChildhood abuse linked to depressionA fifth of child deaths in England could be preventedCan…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Potential for confusion about doctors’ different duty of candour obligations
    Hospital doctors will need to distinguish between contractual and statutory duties, says MDURelated items from OnMedicaPatients must be told when mistakes are madeGMC stresses importance of candourDoctors are well aware of their duty of candour, MDU…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • UK still ninth in international league table for drug use
    Fewer patients than those in comparable developed countries get latest medicinesRelated items from OnMedicaCash for new cervical cancer drug Move to end postcode lottery of NICE-approved drugsNew five-year pricing deal on NHS branded medicines agreed…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Campylobacter contamination of fresh chicken widespread
    Retailers need to do more to protect consumers from most common form of food poisoning in UK, says Food Standards AgencyRelated items from OnMedicaCopper kills norovirusNorovirus found in three quarters of UK oystersFreezing chickens could cut food p…
    - 1 day ago, 28 Nov 14, 12:00am -

Medical News Today

YouTube: New England Journal of Medicine

NEJM Audio Webcast: Ebola Outbreak Questions & Discussion
Recorded on October 22, 2014Christopher Dye (World Health Organization), Jeremy Farrar (Wellcome Trust), Armand Sprecher (Médecins Sans Frontières), Arjun Srinivasan and Matthew Arduino (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), and Paul Farme…
- 29 days ago, 31 Oct 14, 1:46pm -
Response to the Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the DRC
On August 24, 2014, in the face of extensive news reporting on Ebola virus disease (EVD) in West Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) was notified about an additional outbreak of EVD in a remote area of the Equateur province in the Democratic…
- 43 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 7:50pm -
Tracheoesophageal Fistula in a Newborn
A tracheoesophageal fistula was identified in the infant and surgically corrected. The symptoms resolved, and the patient gained weight. She was discharged home 3 days after surgery.See the NEJM article: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm…
- 43 days ago, 16 Oct 14, 7:39pm -
Hypoglossal Nerve Palsy during Meningococcal Meningitis
Video 1: Palsy of the Right Hypoglossal Nerve. Palsy of the Right Hypoglossal Nerve.Video 2: Spontaneous Recovery.The patient fully recovered from the palsy 5 months after hospital discharge.See the NEJM article: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1…
- 50 days ago, 9 Oct 14, 6:15pm -
Eliminating Barriers to Contraception
Your 17-year-old patient tells you she’s terrified of becoming pregnant. How can you help her? Recent findings are summarized in a short animation.See the NEJM Original Article, "Provision of No-Cost, Long-Acting Contraception and Teenage Pregnan…
- 58 days ago, 1 Oct 14, 9:07pm -
Ebola Cases Time Series
Video depicts the cases of the Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone as of September 16, 2014.See the NEJM article: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1411100
- 65 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 2:50pm -

NBC health news

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Yahoo health news

  • newChina reports new human case of H7N9 bird flu
    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China confirmed a new human infection of the deadly H7N9 avian influenza virus, state news agency Xinhua said, the first case this winter in the southern province of Guangdong. A 31-year-old woman surnamed Deng, from the provinci…
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Nov 14, 3:48am -
  • newEbola scare boosts business for Alabama company
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Ebola scare has subsided in the United States, at least temporarily, but an Alabama manufacturer is still trying to catch up with a glut of orders for gear to protect against the disease.
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Nov 14, 3:46am -
  • newFrench president cheered in Ebola-stricken Guinea
    CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — French President Francois Hollande brought a message of hope to Guinea on Friday, where thousands of residents lined the roads while clapping, drumming and dancing to catch a glimpse of the first Western leader to visit a cou…
    - 2 hours ago, 29 Nov 14, 3:44am -
  • newArizona man hospitalized over Ebola concerns tests negative
    (Reuters) - A Phoenix man who became ill after returning this week from Sierra Leone, one of the three West African nations hardest hit by an Ebola outbreak, on Friday was taken to a hospital where he tested negative for the virus, officials said. Th…
    - 5 hours ago, 29 Nov 14, 1:17am -
  • newLiberia's Supreme Court suspends election campaign over Ebola
    MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia's Supreme Court suspended campaigning for next month's senate election on Friday while it considers a petition warning that electioneering risks spreading the Ebola outbreak, the information minister said. A group includi…
    - 7 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 10:26pm -
  • newHeavy drinking raises women’s injury risk more than men’s
    By Janice Neumann (Reuters Health) – Heavy drinking increases the risk of being injured, and far more so for women than men, researchers say. In a review of emergency department admissions in 18 countries, they also found that violence was involved…
    - 9 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 9:14pm -
  • newNew York State blocks free medical services at event
    By Sascha Brodsky NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state health officials have stopped a nonprofit group from providing free medical care to thousands of patients lacking health insurance during a four-day dental conference that starts Friday.  The non…
    - 9 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 9:11pm -
  • newFrance's Hollande warns against isolating Ebola-hit Guinea
    By Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande, the first Western leader to visit Ebola-stricken West Africa, warned on Friday against isolating one of the countries hit by the worst epidemic of the disease on record. During a brief v…
    - 9 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 9:00pm -