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Advancing the Science - Pharmacogenomics
Richard Weinshilboum, M.D., director of the Pharmacogenomics Program in the Center for Individualized Medicine at Mayo Clinic explains how Pharmacogenomics works to bringing the right drug, to the right person and the right time, by individualizing h…
- 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:36pm -
Meet the Researcher - Oct. 8, 2014
Researchers in the Center for Regenerative Medicine are studying the use of intraspinal deliver of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) to the cerebral spinal fluid of patients with ALS using a dose-escalation study. This informal presentation was given to…
- 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:53pm -
Weekly Headlines 10.15.14
Weekly Headlines 10.15.14
- 6 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,…
- 6 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 -

Reuters health news

  • newMSF aims to start drug trials in Ebola clinics next month
    DAKAR (Reuters) - The medical charity Medecines Sans Frontieres (MSF) intends to start trials of experimental Ebola drugs in its treatment centers in West Africa next month, as it steps up measures to tackle the worst outbreak of the disease on recor…
    - 49 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:30pm -
  • newU.S. to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region through five airports
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Travelers to the United States from Ebola-stricken Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea must fly into one of five airports that have enhanced screening in place for the virus, the U.S. government said on Tuesday.
    - 52 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:27pm -
  • newMilk substitutes might not give kids enough vitamin D
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Young children who drank nondairy replacement milks instead of cow’s milk were more like to have low levels of vitamin D in their blood, a new study found.
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:09pm -
  • 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…
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:28pm -
  • newNurse infected with Ebola in Spain cleared of disease
    MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish nurse infected with Ebola in Madrid while caring for a priest who later died of the virus has been cleared of the deadly disease after testing negative two times in a row, doctors said on Tuesday.
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:55pm -
  • newTens of thousands expected to get Ebola vaccines from January: WHO
    GENEVA (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of people in West Africa are expected to begin getting experimental Ebola vaccines from January, but population-wide immunization is still far off, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:42pm -
  • newEbola among top U.S. worries but well behind economy, jobs: poll
    (Reuters) - A new poll on Tuesday showed Ebola has moved into the top 10 issues of concern to Americans but ranks behind the economy, dissatisfaction with government and other worries.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:23pm -
  • newAnalysts see U.S. approval of Novo Nordisk's obesity drug by year-end
    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is likely to approve Novo Nordisk's new drug to treat obesity this year, analysts said after wide expectations of an FDA decision late on Monday were not met.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 2:49pm -
  • newPetition calls on Roche to cut breast cancer drug price
    LONDON (Reuters) - A British-led petition signed by 29,000 people has demanded that Switzerland's Roche, the world's biggest maker of cancer medicines, cut the price of its expensive new breast cancer drug Kadcyla.
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:22pm -
  • new23andMe, MyHeritage partner to combine DNA and family trees
    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Personal genetics company 23andMe and Israel's MyHeritage said on Tuesday they would collaborate to enable people to discover their heritage based on genetic ancestry and documented family history.
    - 5 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 1:06pm -
  • newOmeros suspends mid-stage trial of Huntington's drug, shares fall
    (Reuters) - Omeros Corp said it suspended enrolment in a mid-stage study testing its experimental Huntington's drug as the company evaluates data from a concurrent trial in rats, sending its shares down 10 percent before the bell.
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:27pm -
  • newFlu drug aimed at Ebola may also fight norovirus, study finds
    LONDON (Reuters) - An experimental Japanese flu drug that has hit the headlines because of its potential to fight Ebola may also work against norovirus, the winter vomiting bug, British researchers said on Tuesday.
    - 6 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:25pm -
  • 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…
    - 17 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…
    - 19 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.
    - 19 hours ago, 20 Oct 14, 11:11pm -

BBC health news

  • newEbola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

    Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks'

    Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
    - 39 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:40pm -
  • newNHS reputation 'dragged through mud'

    NHS reputation 'dragged through mud'

    Health Minister Mark Drakeford launches a stinging attack on the Conservatives for trying to drag the reputation of the Welsh NHS "through the mud" for "partisan political purposes".
    - 2 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:15pm -
  • newCut in winter heating guidance

    Cut in winter heating guidance

    Families could reduce energy bills by following new guidance from Public Health England on recommended heating levels.
    - 3 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 3:16pm -

Forbes healthcare news

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OnMedica

  • newParalysed man walks after stem cell breakthrough
    British researchers developed technique that regenerates damaged central nervous system connectionsRelated items from OnMedicaScientists ‘grow’ human blood vesselsStem cells useful for stroke recoveryStem cells repair bowel disease Exercise “sw…
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newUK watchdog warns of flood of counterfeit dental equipment
    Counterfeit x-ray machines emit high levels of radiation and drills could disintegrate in useRelated items from OnMedicaCharity calls for dramatic cut in sugar consumptionStress and health problems affect dentists’ performanceDental fraud costs the…
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newMonitor boss says NHS needs annual inflation-proof cash boost
    David Bennett fears NHS will struggle to cope with ‘perfect storm’ of pressuresRelated items from OnMedica'Ditch' private management consultants from the NHSSplitting primary and secondary care budgets is ‘lunacy’NHS must involve public in so…
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newRCGP launches £200,000 research appeal
    Helen Lester Appeal aims to raise money to improve primary care mental health servicesRelated items from OnMedicaMental and physical health ‘must’ be made equalLabour says CCGs spend too little on mental healthNHS England to invest £120m more in…
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -
  • newDoctors stress importance of airport Ebola screening
    Without checks, 3 infected passengers per month would take international flightsRelated items from OnMedicaUN describes Ebola as ‘threat to peace and security’CMO recommends airport screening for EbolaExperts call for fast-tracking Ebola drugs Eb…
    - 18 hours ago, 21 Oct 14, 12:00am -

Medical News Today

YouTube: New England Journal of Medicine

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…
- 5 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…
- 5 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…
- 12 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…
- 20 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 -

NBC health news

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Yahoo health news

  • newArgentina complains to BBC over 'Top Gear' presenter Clarkson
    By William James LONDON (Reuters) - Argentina's ambassador in London has made a formal complaint to the BBC, accusing Jeremy Clarkson, the host of globally popular TV motoring show "Top Gear," of provocative and insulting behavior during the filming…
    - 35 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:44pm -
  • newMSF aims to start drug trials in Ebola clinics next month
    By Daniel Flynn DAKAR (Reuters) - The medical charity Medecines Sans Frontieres (MSF) intends to start trials of experimental Ebola drugs in its treatment centers in West Africa next month, as it steps up measures to tackle the worst outbreak of the…
    - 49 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:30pm -
  • newWatch: Utility Workers Indicted Over Brain-Eating Amoeba Testing
    The indictment alleges that two Louisiana workers in St. John the Baptist Parish didn't test water samples assigned to them.
    - 51 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:28pm -
  • newCDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines
    ATLANTA (AP) — The government announced Tuesday that everyone traveling to the United States from Ebola-afflicted African nations will have to be screened at one of five airports, as officials took to the road with new guidelines to promote head-to…
    - 52 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:27pm -
  • newU.S. to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region through five airports
    By Jeffrey Dastin NEW YORK (Reuters) - Travelers to the United States from Ebola-stricken Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea must fly into one of five airports that have enhanced screening in place for the virus, the U.S. government said on Tuesday. The…
    - 52 mins ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:27pm -
  • newYour Health in the IT Era: How Technology Is Cleaning Up Its Own Mess
    As a chiropractor, I never expected that I'd be sitting in the front row of a new technological revolution. But over the past 10 years, I've found myself battling to keep my patients healthy as our lives become more and more intertwined with technolo…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:13pm -
  • newMilk substitutes might not give kids enough vitamin D
    By Shereen Lehman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Young children who drank nondairy replacement milks instead of cow’s milk were more like to have low levels of vitamin D in their blood, a new study found. Parents often choose non-dairy beverages, su…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 5:09pm -
  • newMentally ill Briton extradited to U.S. over alleged plan for militant camp
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has extradited to the United States a mentally ill man alleged to be a lieutenant of Abu Hamza, a London imam convicted of terrorism charges in New York in May, police said on Tuesday. Haroon Aswat, 40, a British citizen of…
    - 1 hour ago, 21 Oct 14, 4:56pm -