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Weekly Headlines 10.15.14
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- 5 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 8:08pm -
Proactive Monitoring and Infliximab - IBD in the News
Edward Loftus Jr., M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic, discusses a recently published article in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases that looks at proactive Infliximab drug monitoring in patients. Infliximab treats Crohn's diseases and more recently,…
- 5 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 7:03pm -
Vital Vaccinations
Vaccines have all but wiped out some terrible diseases like polio and measles in the United States, but that success doesn't mean we shouldn't vaccinate against them anymore. Dennis Douda has this report. [TRT 1:55]
- 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 4:05pm -
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) - Mayo Clinic
A high school teen develops symptoms such as dizziness upon standing, fatigue, racing heart and fainting. One year she missed 100 days of school. A Mayo Clinic team diagnosed her with what's called Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, or POTS.…
- 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 3:26pm -
Sisters Bone Marrow Transplant
Imagine what it would be like to give birth to healthy twin baby girls, only to find out that both of them were born with a potentially fatal disease. That happened to the family you're about to meet. Both girls needed a bone marrow transplant to hop…
- 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 3:25am -
100 Years of Heart Care at Mayo Clinic
After their baby boy was born in 2005, Scott and Carrie Hanson’s joy turned to fear when they found out that Kinser, just hours old, likely had a heart defect. Mayo Clinic surgeons performed successful heart surgery when Kinser was just five days o…
- 6 days ago, 15 Oct 14, 3:25am -

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  • newEbola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new treatment protocols
    DALLAS (Reuters) - The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent medical workers from becoming infe…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:57am -
  • newNigeria declared Ebola-free, holds lessons for others
    ABUJA/LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria was declared free of the deadly Ebola virus on Monday after a determined doctor and thousands of officials and volunteers helped end an outbreak still ravaging other parts of West Africa and threatening the United Stat…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:23am -
  • newUsing military and new protocols, U.S. ramps up Ebola response
    DALLAS (Reuters) - The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team will start training even as Americans' anxiety about the spread of the virus abates with 43 people dec…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:33pm -
  • newCell transplant helps paralyzed man walk with frame
    LONDON (Reuters) - A Bulgarian man who was paralyzed from the chest down in a knife attack can now walk with the aid of a frame after receiving pioneering transplant treatment using cells from his nose.
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:11pm -
  • newStudy shows exit screening vital to halting global Ebola spread
    LONDON (Reuters) - Three Ebola-infected travelers a month would be expected to get on international flights from the West African countries suffering epidemics of the deadly virus if there were no effective exit screening, scientists said on Tuesday.…
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:08pm -
  • newActavis, Sanofi among bidders for Omega Pharma: Bloomberg
    (Reuters) - Generic drugmaker Actavis Plc and France's Sanofi SA are among the suitors for privately held Omega Pharma NV [COUCKO.UL], Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
    - 7 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 10:19pm -
  • newParkinson’s drugs linked to impulse control disorders
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Dopamine receptor agonist drugs were linked with higher risks for pathological gambling, hypersexuality and compulsive shopping in a new study.
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 9:30pm -
  • newParent and peer disapproval can lead to teen suicide
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Teens who’ve attempted suicide, or tried to harm themselves, are more likely to try again to kill or hurt themselves if they think their parents or peers “invalidate” their feelings, a new study suggests.
    - 8 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 9:28pm -
  • newHome care kits highlight gaps in West Africa's Ebola response
    DAKAR/MONROVIA (Reuters) - With the number of Ebola cases spiraling in West Africa and weeks remaining until treatment units promised by Western governments are built, health workers fighting one of the world's deadliest diseases are being forced to…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 8:30pm -
  • newU.S. risks trade sanctions in WTO meat label dispute
    GENEVA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States faces potential trade sanctions from Canada and Mexico after the World Trade Organization ruled on Monday it had failed to bring its meat labeling regulations fully in line with international fair tradi…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 8:26pm -
  • newThird Ebola patient released from Atlanta's Emory University Hospital
    (Reuters) - An American treated for Ebola at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta since Sept. 9 has been released after being found free of the virus, the hospital said on Monday.
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 8:16pm -
  • newNigeria declared Ebola-free, holds lessons for others
    ABUJA/LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria was declared free of the deadly Ebola virus on Monday after a determined doctor and thousands of officials and volunteers helped end an outbreak still ravaging other parts of West Africa and threatening the United Stat…
    - 9 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:59pm -
  • newWorld must stop Ebola in West Africa or face 'pandemic': Cuba's Castro
    HAVANA (Reuters) - The world must confront Ebola in West Africa to prevent what could become one of the worst pandemics in human history, Cuban President Raul Castro said on Monday.
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:23pm -
  • newColorado health officials recommend banning most pot confections
    DENVER (Reuters) - Pot-infused brownies, candies and other confections that are “naturally attractive to children” should be banned, according to recommendations on Monday by Colorado health officials to a task force charged with drafting rules o…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:16pm -
  • newEbola-infected cameraman doing 'quite well': Nebraska hospital
    (Reuters) - A U.S. freelance cameraman diagnosed with Ebola while working with NBC News in Liberia is doing "quite well" and may soon be able to leave a Nebraska Medical Center biocontainment unit where he is being treated, a doctor at the hospital s…
    - 10 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 7:09pm -

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  • NHS radiographers go on strike
    Emergency care will not be affected but elective procedures are set to be hitRelated items from OnMedicaDoctors' anger at pay snubNHS strike vote plannedMidwives join other health unions in planned strike actionPay blow 'will hit nurse recruitment an…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • Poor mental health care for pregnant women costs £8bn
    Yet services could be improved by spending just £337m a yearRelated items from OnMedicaPreterm birth risk higher after PTSD and major depressionUnplanned pregnancy raises risk of postnatal depressionPhysical care of mentally ill slammedHuge disparit…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • GPs back calls for pharmacists to share workload
    Treating common illnesses at community pharmacies could save NHS over £1bn a yearRelated items from OnMedicaNew commission to look at role of pharmacy in boosting patient carePatients urged to consult pharmacists not GPs for common ailmentsGPs welco…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • Untested drugs bill gets government backing
    Terminally-ill cancer patients will be allowed to try untested medicines Related items from OnMedicaNew EU data protection regulations could stymie cancer researchTeens miss out on clinical trials due to age limitsCancer Patient Bill of Rights launch…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • Alcohol linked to 40% rise in liver disease deaths
    Regional study shows higher death rates in the north of England than the southRelated items from OnMedicaTraffic-light test for liver diseaseBreakthrough in liver researchAlcohol and obesity run higher risks of liver diseaseAlcohol policy could cause…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Oct 14, 12:00am -

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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…
- 4 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…
- 4 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…
- 11 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…
- 19 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
- 26 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 2:50pm -
Echocardiography
Video 1 shows a transthoracic echocardiogram obtained in the right ventricular inflow view shows a mobile serpiginous echogenic mass in the right atrium. Video 2 shows a transthoracic echocardiogram obtained in the subcostal view suggests that the m…
- 33 days ago, 18 Sep 14, 3:11pm -

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  • newCDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines
    ATLANTA (AP) — Federal health officials on Monday issued new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:55am -
  • newAntibiotics may help animals spread salmonella
    Washington (AFP) - Giving animals antibiotics may make them sicker and could lead some to spread even more salmonella than they would have otherwise, US researchers experimenting on mice said.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:11am -
  • newEbola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new treatment protocols
    By Anna Driver and Lisa Marie Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to preven…
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:57am -
  • newNew Ebola gear guidelines: head-to-toe coverage
    Health care workers should be completely covered — no skin exposed — while caring for Ebola patients, according to revised guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The government agency tightened its guidance after two…
    - 4 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:07am -
  • newU.S. risks trade sanctions in WTO meat label dispute
    By Tom Miles and Krista Hughes GENEVA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States faces potential trade sanctions from Canada and Mexico after the World Trade Organization ruled on Monday it had failed to bring its meat labeling regulations fully in lin…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:22am -
  • newWorst Ebola outbreak on record tests global response
    (Reuters) - Global health authorities are struggling to contain the world's worst Ebola epidemic since the disease was identified in 1976. The virus has killed more than 4,500 people. Here is a timeline of the outbreak: March 22: Guinea confirms a pr…
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:11am -
  • newColorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats
    DENVER (AP) — Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public.
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:59pm -
  • newNBC's Snyderman faces credibility issues
    NEW YORK (AP) — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor.
    - 5 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:57pm -