- Chinese medicine to gain WHO acceptance but it has many critics May 26, 2019Herbal remedies have been used by healers around the world for centuries to prevent and treat disease. But it's in China that the practice has been most extensively used and documented.
- Drugmaker Teva to pay $85 million to settle Oklahoma opioid lawsuit May 26, 2019Teva Pharmaceuticals, one of the biggest makers of generic drugs, has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the Oklahoma attorney general over allegations that the company contributed to the state's opioid painkiller epidemic.
- Spike in banned ozone-eating CFC gases linked to China in new research May 25, 2019A mystery source of banned, ozone-destroying chemicals has been pinpointed to eastern China.
- The DNA diet: How knowing your genes can help you fit into your jeans May 24, 2019"One man's food is another man's poison." - Lucretius (99-55 B.C.)
- Gene therapy gets FDA approval -- and a $2 million price tag May 24, 2019The US Food and Drug Administration approved a treatment Friday for a genetic disease called spinal muscular atrophy that causes infants' muscles to waste away, potentially killing them before age 2.
- Boost Patient Experience, Boost Earnings; Key to a Long Life; A Doc's Mental State May 24, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers
- iMedicalApps: STAR, the Simulation Tools and Resources App May 24, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Comprehensive pediatric simulation curriculum
- 'The Cat Is Safe -- For Now': What We Heard This Week May 24, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Quotable quotes from MedPage Today's sources
- First PI3K Inhibitor Wins FDA Approval in Breast Cancer May 24, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Alpelisib plus fulvestrant OK'd for advanced PIK3CA-mutated disease
- HHS Proposes Allowing Transgender Discrimination in Some Situations May 24, 2019(MedPage Today) -- Rule would also allow providers to decline care to patients who have had abortions
- A British mountaineer who recently died on Everest warned of overcrowding at the summit in his last post to social media May 27, 2019Mountaineer warned of overcrowding before dying on climb
- Everest claims three more victims after deadly week May 25, 2019Three more climbers have died on Mount Everest, bringing the toll of those dead or presumed dead to nine across the 2019 climbing season.
- What happens to the body on Everest May 25, 2019British Olympian Victoria Pendleton and adventurer Ben Fogle put their bodies to the test to see how they cope at altitude.
- Everest traffic jam creates lethal conditions for climbers May 24, 2019Two mountaineers have died on Mount Everest after crowds of people became stuck in a queue leading to the summit of the world's highest mountain.
- Nepal Sherpa breaks own record by climbing Everest 24 times May 21, 2019A Nepali mountaineer has broken his own record by climbing Mount Everest an unprecedented 24 times -- completing the last two ascents in the same week.
- Predictors of Exclusive Breastfeeding Among Health Care Workers in Urban Kano, Nigeria May 24, 2019To investigate knowledge, attitudes, and predictors of exclusive breastfeeding (EBF) among female health care workers.
- Reporting Clinical Projects to Improve Outcomes May 16, 2019Dissemination of research results through publication in the professional literature is essential to share practice implications with the scientific and clinical communities. Many clinicians are responding to the call to translate research evidence into clinical practice and are conducting health care improvement projects with the intent to publish their results. At the same time, JOGNN […]
- Adapting Sexual Configurations Theory to Nursing May 14, 2019This adaptation of sexual configurations theory provides a holistic, person-centered model to improve the sexual and reproductive health of members of the LGBTQ community.
- Couples’ Experiences of Maternal Postpartum Depression April 26, 2019Nursing assessments and interventions for postpartum depression must take a family-centered approach and include the father as well as the mother–infant dyad.
- Systematic Review of Newborn Feeding Method and Outcomes Related to Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome April 26, 2019Because it is associated with improved outcomes for newborns with neonatal abstinence syndrome, breastfeeding should be promoted in the absence of contraindicationsNewborn Feeding Method and Outcomes Related to NAS
- CDC Food Safety Alert: E. coli O26 outbreak linked to flour May 25, 2019CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O26 infections linked to flour.
- CDC Foodborne Outbreak Updates-Tahini and Pre-Cut Melons May 24, 2019CDC has posted updates regarding two separate multistate outbreak investigations: a Salmonella outbreak linked to tahini, and a Salmonella outbreak linked to pre-cut melons.
- CDC Investigation Notice: CDC Foodborne Outbreak Investigations Updates: Raw Oysters and Raw Tuna May 23, 2019CDC posted updates regarding two separate investigations: a multistate outbreak of gastrointestinal illnesses linked to raw oysters, and a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to frozen raw tuna.
- Food Safety Alert - <em>Salmonella</em> outbreak linked to Karawan brand tahini May 20, 2019A CDC food safety alert about a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to Karawan brand tahini has been posted at https://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/concord-05-19/index.html
- CDC’s Eight Tips for Safe and Healthy Summertime Work and Play May 17, 2019Whether you are planning an overseas vacation, getting ready for a staycation, or will be working outdoors, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s latest health tips, alerts, and social media updates include practical advice for travelers, swimmers, and everyone who wants to beat the summer heat.
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