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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
- 1 day 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.
- 2 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…
- 2 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…
- 2 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…
- 2 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

  • newRehab may be best option for young adult opiate addicts
    (Reuters Health) - Young adults addicted to opiates like oxycodone and heroin may have the best chance at long-term abstinence in residential treatment - often known as rehab - programs, according to a recent study.
    - 2 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 8:22pm -
  • newPursuit and restraint raise police officers’ risk of sudden death
    (Reuters Health) – Police officers are at increased risk for sudden cardiac death when performing stressful duties like chasing, restraining or fighting with suspects, researchers say.
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 7:04pm -
  • newCuban doctor with Ebola 'improving' in Geneva hospital
    HAVANA (Reuters) - The Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola while treating patients in Sierra Leone is improving with each day and eating normally, though he is still weak, a Swiss hospital said on Friday.
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 6:08pm -
  • newFrance's Hollande brings message of hope to Ebola-stricken Guinea
    CONAKRY (Reuters) - President Francois Hollande pledged on Friday that France would set an example by providing aid to Ebola stricken countries in West Africa, in the first visit by a Western leader to the affected region since the outbreak began.…
    - 7 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 3:46pm -
  • newSouth African mother turns tragedy into fight against HIV
    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Johanna Satekge was pregnant with her first-born when she tested positive for HIV in South Africa's Limpopo province in 2000.
    - 8 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 2:27pm -
  • newNew 15-minute test for Ebola to undergo trials in West Africa
    LONDON (Reuters) - A new test designed to rapidly diagnose Ebola virus infection is to be tried out at a treatment center for the disease in Guinea, international health charity The Wellcome Trust said on Friday.
    - 10 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 12:23pm -
  • newWHO advises male Ebola survivors to abstain from sex
    LONDON (Reuters) - Men who recover from Ebola should abstain from sex for three months to minimize the risk of passing the virus on in their semen, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 11:52am -
  • newBhopal's toxic legacy lives on, 30 years after industrial disaster
    BHOPAL/NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Beyond the iron gates of the derelict pesticide plant where one of the world's worst industrial disasters occurred, administrative buildings lie in ruins, vegetation overgrown and warehouses bolted.
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 11:41am -
  • newChina drafts policy on emergency Ebola diagnosis, approves products
    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has drafted a policy on the emergency use of diagnostic products for the Ebola virus disease and clinical trials, the country's drug regulator said on Friday, as the number of people affected globally by the epidemic nears…
    - 11 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 11:08am -
  • Italy's pharmaceutical watchdog raises alarm on batches of flu drug
    ROME (Reuters) - Italy's pharmaceutical watchdog AIFA suspended two batches of anti-flu vaccine FLUAD made by Switzerland's Novartis on Thursday, saying three deaths potentially connected to the drug had been reported.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Nov 14, 9:24pm -
  • Needy patients to get new hips or knees for free next week
    (Reuters Health) - Excruciating hip pain forced 50-year-old Army veteran David Chalker to leave his machinist job two years ago, a decision that led to mounting debt, inability to afford health insurance and even a move into his in-laws’ home with…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Nov 14, 7:41pm -
  • Canada to deploy military health staff to Sierra Leone in Ebola fight
    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada will send up to 40 military staff to Sierra Leone to help battle Ebola, the government said on Thursday as it also launched a campaign to recruit healthcare workers to help operate treatment centers in three West African cou…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Nov 14, 7:04pm -
  • ICRC seeks record $1.7 billion for humanitarian work in 2015
    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) appealed on Thursday for a record 1.6 billion Swiss francs ($1.67 billion) to respond to humanitarian crises next year in Syria, South Sudan, Afghanistan, Iraq,…
    - 1 day ago, 27 Nov 14, 6:40pm -
  • Mindfulness program may improve some rheumatoid arthritis symptoms
    (Reuters) - A two-month program combining gentle yoga with meditation techniques, known as Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, seemed to ease tenderness, pain and stiffness among patients with rheumatoid arthritis in a new study.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Nov 14, 6:24pm -
  • FDA regs highlight harms of indoor tanning
    (Reuters) - Early in 2014, the United States Food and Drug Administration moved tanning lamps into a new category of “moderately harmful” medical devices, and with good reason, researchers say.
    - 1 day ago, 27 Nov 14, 6:20pm -

BBC health news

  • 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.
    - 3 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.
    - 8 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 2:39pm -
  • newLowest ever winter deaths recorded

    Lowest ever winter deaths recorded

    The lowest ever number of winter deaths was recorded last year, official figures for England and Wales show.
    - 12 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 10:17am -

Forbes healthcare news

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  • newVaccinate 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…
    - 23 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • newNew 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…
    - 23 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • newPotential 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…
    - 23 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • newUK 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…
    - 23 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 12:00am -
  • newCampylobacter 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…
    - 23 hours 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…
- 28 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
- 64 days ago, 25 Sep 14, 2:50pm -

NBC health news

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Yahoo health news

  • 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…
    - 1 hour 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…
    - 1 hour 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…
    - 2 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 9:00pm -
  • newArizona man who visited Sierra Leone hospitalized over Ebola concerns
    (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, was taken to a hospital on Friday to check if he was infected with the virus, officials said…
    - 2 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 8:50pm -
  • newRehab may be best option for young adult opiate addicts
    By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) - Young adults addicted to opiates like oxycodone and heroin may have the best chance at long-term abstinence in residential treatment - often known as rehab - programs, according to a recent study. “Given evide…
    - 2 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 8:22pm -
  • newPursuit and restraint raise police officers’ risk of sudden death
    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) – Police officers are at increased risk for sudden cardiac death when performing stressful duties like chasing, restraining or fighting with suspects, researchers say. Sudden cardiac death is up to 70 times more li…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 7:04pm -
  • newCuban doctor with Ebola 'improving' in Geneva hospital
    HAVANA (Reuters) - The Cuban doctor who contracted Ebola while treating patients in Sierra Leone is improving with each day and eating normally, though he is still weak, a Swiss hospital said on Friday. Felix Baez, 43, arrived at University Hospitals…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 6:08pm -
  • newNeedy patients to get new hips or knees for free next week
    By Randi Belisomo (Reuters Health) - Excruciating hip pain forced 50-year-old Army veteran David Chalker to leave his machinist job three years ago, a decision that led to mounting debt, inability to afford health insurance and even a move into his i…
    - 4 hours ago, 28 Nov 14, 6:05pm -