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Surgery for Pancreatic Cancer - Mayo Clinic
Physicians at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Mitesh Borad, M.D., medical oncologist, and surgeons, Nitin Nath Katariya, M.D., and Adyr Moss, M.D., discuss the surgical treatments available for pancreatic cancer.For more information on these surgical treat…
- 2 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 8:47pm -
Diagnosing Pancreatic Tumors and Cysts - Mayo Clinic
Physicians at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Mitesh Borad, M.D., oncologist, and Douglas Faigel, M.D. gastroenterologist, discuss the diagnostic procedures available for the evaluation of pancreatic cancer and pancreatic cysts. Dr. Faigel highlights treatme…
- 2 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 8:46pm -
Signs and Symptoms of Pancreatic Cancer - Mayo Clinic
Physicians at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, Mitesh Borad, M.D., medical oncologist, and Rahul Pannala, M.D., gastroenterologist, discuss the signs and symptoms of pancreatic cancer.For more information on pancreatic cancer, please visit: http://www.mayoc…
- 2 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 8:46pm -
Seeing Cancer Sooner with CT Lung Scans - Mayo Clinic
As the number one cancer killer, lung cancer claims more lives than breast, prostate and colon cancers combined. To help detect it sooner, when it’s far more treatable, Mayo Clinic has launched a Lung Cancer Screening Program. For some, the process…
- 2 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 8:34pm -
Rehabilitative Medicine Research Center Open House
Christopher H. Evans, Ph.D., Director of Rehabilitation Medicine Research Center (RMRC), Mayo Clinic PM&R, discusses the RMRC’s recent open house. Following a renovation of Domitilla one at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester, the center has gone from…
- 2 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 2:46pm -
Weekly Headlines 11.19.14
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- 3 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 8:42pm -

Reuters health news

  • newPregnant Egyptian woman dies of H1N1 swine flu: health ministry
    CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian woman who was six months pregnant has died of H1N1 swine flu, five days after being admitted to hospital, a health ministry spokesman said on Sunday.
    - 51 mins ago, 23 Nov 14, 4:03pm -
  • newU.N. worker leaves French hospital after Ebola recovery
    PARIS (Reuters) - A U.N. health worker was discharged from a French hospital on Sunday and left the country after recovering from Ebola, the French Health Ministry said in a statement.
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Nov 14, 12:09pm -
  • newGermany reports second case of bird flu: H5N8 found in wild bird
    BERLIN (Reuters) - German authorities on Saturday confirmed a second case of the H5N8 strain of bird flu in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, with the virus found in a wild bird.
    - 23 hours ago, 22 Nov 14, 5:27pm -
  • Mali records new Ebola case, linked to dead nurse
    BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali has recorded a new case of Ebola in the capital Bamako after the friend of a nurse who died of the hemorrhagic fever earlier this month tested positive for the disease, health and medical officials said on Saturday.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Nov 14, 3:00pm -
  • Saudi Arabia tackles MERS virus, still hunting source
    LONDON, (Reuters) - (This story corrects to make clear that the finding that 97 percent of cases were hospital-acquired was from a study of an outbreak in Jeddah, paragraph 10)
    - 1 day ago, 22 Nov 14, 2:32pm -
  • Dutch to destroy 8,000 ducks to prevent bird flu outbreak
    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch health authorities on Saturday were destroying 8,000 ducks to prevent the possible spread of bird flu, which has infected three farms in a week in the Netherlands, a leading poultry and egg exporter.
    - 1 day ago, 22 Nov 14, 10:24am -
  • Plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people out of 119 cases: WHO
    GENEVA (Reuters) - An outbreak of the plague has killed 40 people out of 119 confirmed cases in Madagascar since late August and there is a risk of the disease spreading rapidly in the capital, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
    - 2 days ago, 22 Nov 14, 2:30am -
  • Transvaginal mesh trial losses put pressure on Boston Scientific
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Boston Scientific Corp’s back-to-back losses in the first two federal trials over its transvaginal mesh devices could drive up the cost of resolving thousands of similar lawsuits, according to legal experts.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 11:19pm -
  • International Ebola fight helping but more work needed: U.N. chief
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - International efforts to fight Ebola are helping to slow the rate of new infections in some areas but increased infections in others and fears of further contagion in Mali indicate much work is still to be done, United Nations…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 10:48pm -
  • FDA approves Purdue's painkiller that can reduce abuse
    (This version of the Nov. 20 story, corrects final paragraph to show Embeda treats pain, not opioid dependence)
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 10:42pm -
  • Maintaining a firm grip differs for men and women
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A simple grip-strength test might someday help doctors identify patients’ risk for potentially disabling conditions later in life, but interventions likely would differ for men and women, a new study suggests.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 10:06pm -
  • ‘Hypoallergenic’ labels may not be accurate
    (Reuters Health) – Products for kids with itchy skin that are labeled hypoallergenic often contain ingredients that can cause allergic reactions, a recent study found.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 8:26pm -
  • Two drugs found effective in treating excess potassium
    (Reuters Health) - Two experimental drugs can reduce dangerously high potassium levels in the blood, a problem that can plague people with diabetes and kidney disease and lead to a fatal heart rhythm, researchers say.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 6:05pm -
  • Plague in Madagascar has killed 40 people out of 119 cases -WHO
    GENEVA (Reuters) - An outbreak of the plague has killed 40 people out of 119 confirmed cases in Madagascar since late August and there is a risk of the disease spreading rapidly in the capital, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 5:59pm -
  • Intensive Dutch animal farms seen vulnerable to disease
    AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Agriculture has helped make the Netherlands rich, but experts warn that the density of farms and the increasing number of animals in one of the most intensive agricultural sectors in the world make it vulnerable to diseases.
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 5:55pm -

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  • NHS staff urged to have flu jab
    Experts say 'get vaccinated to protect vulnerable patients' Related items from OnMedicaHalf of NHS staff have had flu vaccinationsInfluenzaFlu campaign extended to four-year-oldsPatients in Flusurvey to take swabs so flu can be verifiedCardio risk a…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • No fertility help for young women with breast cancer
    Charity says all younger women should be referred to fertility experts at diagnosis Related items from OnMedicaMultiple babies through IVF raises breast cancer riskBreast cancer during pregnancy need not harm babyInfertility much more likely after ch…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • GPs defend cancer diagnosis skills
    RCGP says vast majority of referrals after two consultations are positiveRelated items from OnMedicaCancer diagnosis tops 330,000 for first timeDoctors slam plan to name GPs who fail to spot cancerCancer patients are being referred earlierGPs defend…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Doctors urge worldwide effort to end violence against women
    One in three women experience either physical or sexual violence at the hands of a partnerRelated items from OnMedicaGP training should cover domestic violenceDoctors urged to spot victims of traffickingWomen abused by partners twice as likely to bec…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • Health workers’ hand-washing rates decline through the working day
    And as work intensity increases, hand hygiene compliance rates sufferRelated items from OnMedicaPatients rate hospital cleanliness highly Doctors should disinfect their stethoscope after every patientGPs urged to wash hands between seeing each patien…
    - 3 days ago, 21 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…
- 23 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…
- 38 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…
- 38 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…
- 45 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…
- 53 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
- 59 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 2:50pm -

NBC health news

Google news: Health

  • newHow safe are contact lenses? - The Guardian
    The GuardianHow safe are contact lenses?The GuardianNearly a million visits to the doctor are related to eye infections caused by contact lenses, says a US study. Is everyone who uses lenses at risk? Woman with contact lens. Studies suggest that infe…
    - 54 mins ago, 23 Nov 14, 4:00pm -
  • new​Controlled fix: Canada starts prescribing heroin to drug addicts - RT
    RT​Controlled fix: Canada starts prescribing heroin to drug addictsRTDoctors in Vancouver, Canada, have become the first medics in North America to administer prescription heroin to drug addicts. The treatment will only be given to a group of patie…
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Nov 14, 1:59pm -
  • newSound training can help brain ignore distractions - Business Standard
    Zee NewsSound training can help brain ignore distractionsBusiness StandardScientists, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new brain training approach that uses sounds to allow ageing brains to ignore distractions. Distractibility, or the…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Nov 14, 11:29am -
  • newBreakdown in mental health care - The Denver Post
    The Denver PostBreakdown in mental health careThe Denver Post"This isn't tim." Timothy pulls himself out of bed at his apartment in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Denver. He says he hasn't been sleeping well recently and wakes up in the middle of t…
    - 10 hours ago, 23 Nov 14, 7:02am -
  • newCutting back on crime the community way - Globalnews.ca
    Globalnews.caCutting back on crime the community wayGlobalnews.caWatch above: A new centre of responsibility and HUB are being established in Saskatoon to deal with crime from the bottom up. Wendy Winiewski tells us the community is encouraged to get…
    - 17 hours ago, 22 Nov 14, 11:58pm -
  • newWilhelm Burgdorfer, a leader in Lyme disease research, dies at 89 - Washington Post
    Drug Discovery & DevelopmentWilhelm Burgdorfer, a leader in Lyme disease research, dies at 89Washington PostWilhelm “Willy” Burgdorfer, a Swiss-born researcher who gained international recognition for discovering the bacteria that cause Lyme dise…
    - 19 hours ago, 22 Nov 14, 10:04pm -
  • newTiny baby born premature goes home after seven months in hospital - Toronto Sun
    Toronto SunTiny baby born premature goes home after seven months in hospitalToronto SunHolly Sokoloski and Kyle Kerr were ecstatic to bring their daughter Kali home at the end of September. Kali was born premature and spent seven months in hospital.…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Nov 14, 9:21pm -
  • newEbola: The Impact on Africa - BBC News
    BBC NewsEbola: The Impact on AfricaBBC NewsPaul Moss travels to Ghana and Senegal to assess the wider impact of Ebola in Africa. Beach resorts are quiet, investors are pulling out and there is widespread concern that a disease which has hit neighbour…
    - 22 hours ago, 22 Nov 14, 7:05pm -

Yahoo health news

  • newPregnant Egyptian woman dies of H1N1 swine flu: health ministry
    CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian woman who was six months pregnant has died of H1N1 swine flu, five days after being admitted to hospital, a health ministry spokesman said on Sunday. The 31-year-old woman, who was not named, was admitted on Nov. 18 with…
    - 51 mins ago, 23 Nov 14, 4:03pm -
  • newTony Robbins Shares 7 Steps to Becoming Financially Free
    Last week, I was talking to Joe Polish, Founder of Piranha Marketing and the Genius Network, catching up on recent happenings and discussing his latest efforts, helping Tony Robbins promote his latest book, MONEY: Master The Game, 7 Simple Steps To F…
    - 54 mins ago, 23 Nov 14, 4:00pm -
  • newScandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies
    By Bill Trott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday aged 78. Before his fall from grace, B…
    - 2 hours ago, 23 Nov 14, 3:04pm -
  • newHealth care M&A leads global deal surge
    In a big year for deal making, the health care industry is a standout.
    - 3 hours ago, 23 Nov 14, 2:14pm -
  • newU.N. worker leaves French hospital after Ebola recovery
    PARIS (Reuters) - A U.N. health worker was discharged from a French hospital on Sunday and left the country after recovering from Ebola, the French Health Ministry said in a statement. The U.N. worker, whose name and nationality have not been disclos…
    - 5 hours ago, 23 Nov 14, 12:09pm -
  • newSweden's Wallenberg dynasty prepares for sixth generation
    By Alistair Scrutton and Niklas Pollard STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Jacob Wallenberg, the 58-year-old head of one of Europe's most enduring family dynasties, is trying to work out how the empire controlling much of Sweden's economy could look with a woman…
    - 9 hours ago, 23 Nov 14, 8:22am -
  • newLandmark open meeting on Agent Orange held at Oregon VA hospital
    By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - Vietnam War veterans on Saturday called for more research into the health effects of U.S. service members' exposure to Agent Orange, in a first of its kind open meeting at a VA hospital in Portland, Oreg…
    - 14 hours ago, 23 Nov 14, 3:04am -
  • newUniversity of Virginia suspends fraternal organizations in assaults probe
    (Reuters) - The University of Virginia is suspending all fraternal organizations until January after a magazine article described in detail an alleged sexual assault that occurred on the campus, the school said on Saturday. All fraternal organization…
    - 18 hours ago, 22 Nov 14, 10:29pm -