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Preventing MRSA in the NICU vs the Adult ICUPreventing MRSA in the NICU vs the Adult ICU
The CDC has recently published protocols for implementing universal decolonization of MRSA in ICUs. Why can’t we use these protocols in the NICU? Journal of Perinatology : Official Journal of the California Perinatal Association (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Beta-Blocker Use With vs Without Diabetes After MIBeta-Blocker Use With vs Without Diabetes After MI
What are the diabetes-friendly beta-blockers and why does it matter so much after MI? American Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Time After Time: Environmental Influences on the Aging BrainTime After Time: Environmental Influences on the Aging Brain
A growing body of evidence suggests environmental factors play an instrumental role in influencing neurological function in older adults--even exposures that occurred much earlier in life. Environmental Health Perspectives (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Immunotherapy in Pediatric MalignanciesImmunotherapy in Pediatric Malignancies
Find out what immunotherapies are being tested and glimpse the future of immuno-oncology for childhood cancer. Future Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Midlife Insomnia and Subsequent MortalityMidlife Insomnia and Subsequent Mortality
This study examined the effect of insomnia on mortality in a middle-age population. Is the potential effect of insomnia associated with gender or sleep duration? BMC Public Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Update on Recommendations for Use of Herpes Zoster VaccineUpdate on Recommendations for Use of Herpes Zoster Vaccine
This report summarizes the latest recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices regarding the administration of the herpes zoster vaccine. Who should get it, and when? Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Creating a Safe, Reliable Hospital at Night HandoverCreating a Safe, Reliable Hospital at Night Handover
In this study, the implementation of a hospital at night handover care model in a specialist pediatric hospital is described. Postgraduate Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Journal Article Source Type: news

Niacin With Statins? No Dice.Niacin With Statins? No Dice.
Wilbert Aronow comments on the trial that slammed the door on niacin for lipid-lowering. Faculty of 1000 (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

The Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lupus NephritisThe Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Treatment of Lupus Nephritis
Get updated on the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of lupus nephritis. Current Opinion in Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

HER2 in Trastuzumab/Emtansine vs Trastuzumab/DocetaxelHER2 in Trastuzumab/Emtansine vs Trastuzumab/Docetaxel
What group of patients experience enhanced improvement from T-DM1 therapy? Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

HIV Provider-Patient Communication Regarding CVD RiskHIV Provider-Patient Communication Regarding CVD Risk
Are HIV clinicians sufficiently addressing CVD risk factors with their patients? Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

The Changing World of Oncology Drug DevelopmentThe Changing World of Oncology Drug Development
Read about the emerging trend of 'basket' studies and opportunities for 'open innovation' developed in response to the increasing understanding of the genetic makeup of cancers. Chinese Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Current Management of Chronic Type B Aortic DissectionCurrent Management of Chronic Type B Aortic Dissection
Review contemporary results with open and endovascular CTBAD repairs since the advent of thoracic endografting. Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

High Dose Tigecycline in Severe InfectionsHigh Dose Tigecycline in Severe Infections
The high incidence of multidrug-resistant bacteria among patients admitted to ICUs has determined an increase of tigecycline use for the treatment of severe infections. Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Bruton's TKIs and Treatment of B-Cell MalignanciesBruton's TKIs and Treatment of B-Cell Malignancies
Learn more about the preclinical and clinical development of ibrutinib and its therapeutic potential. Therapeutic Advances in Hematology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

'Light Bulb Sign' in Posterior Shoulder Dislocation'Light Bulb Sign' in Posterior Shoulder Dislocation
Posterior shoulder dislocations are relatively uncommon; learn how to recognize and diagnose these injuries. American Academy of Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Article Source Type: news

Use of Protease Inhibitors in HIV/HCV Genotype 1 CoinfectionUse of Protease Inhibitors in HIV/HCV Genotype 1 Coinfection
Guidelines on the use of first-generation HCV protease inhibitors in the treatment of coinfected patients are presented. Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

NAFLD: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and StagingNAFLD: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Staging
What criteria do clinicians use to both diagnose and stage their patients with NAFLD? Frontline Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty in Malignant Vertebral FracturesKyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty in Malignant Vertebral Fractures
Learn more about how kyphoplasty and vertebroplasty are being successfully employed in the treatment of pathological vertebral fractures. Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Angelina Jolie's op sparks huge surge in the number of cancer tests
ANGELINA Jolie’s bravery in revealing she had undergone a double mastectomy has triggered a huge surge in the number of British women tested for breast cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New advice on flu vaccine for kids, seniors
There are some new options this year, and health officials say now's the time to protect yourself and your family (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How NASA's New Spaceships Stack Up
Earlier this week, NASA awarded two contracts for new spaceships to commercial companies. Here's how they compare.» E-Mail This (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Geoff Brumfiel Source Type: news

FDA Panel Rejects New Oral Testosterone Replacement DrugFDA Panel Rejects New Oral Testosterone Replacement Drug
The FDA advisory panel split slightly on the efficacy and safety of Rextoro for testosterone replacement, as well as the standards to judge the prodrug. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Bad at maths? Blame your mum: Numerical skills are decided in the womb, scientists discover 
Boys and girls whose mothers were very low in the hormone thyroxine were almost twice as likely to do badly in arithmetic tests, say Dutch researchers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What's spoiling your skin? From eczema to acne, cold sores to cancer, read our expert guide to the causes and best treatments...
Brilliant developments in doctors’ understanding of how to prevent and treat skin conditions means the outlook for patients is looking much brighter. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Angelina effect: Surge in women going for breast cancer checks after actress speaks out about her mastectomy
Researchers found the number of women seeking testing for breast cancer risk more than doubled nationwide after the star revealed that she underwent a double mastectomy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is 2014 the year of bad sex? Brits are blaming long hours, financial stress and PETS for their dwindling sex lives
New research reveals that over 40 per cent of British couples are having less sex this year due to lifestyle pressures.  (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.N. to deploy Ebola mission as death toll reaches 2,630
NEW YORK/PARIS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Thursday declared the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a "threat to international peace and security" as the death toll hit 2,630 and France became the latest Western nation to step up its support. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Scientists see risk of mutant airborne Ebola as remote
LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) - The Ebola virus raging through West Africa is mutating rapidly as it tears a deadly path through cities, towns and villages, but the genetic changes are for now not giving it the ability to spread more easily. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Why we feel like raising a glass to life's hell raisers
It surely doesn't take much for boozehound Gerard Depardieu to turn crashing bore, says Jemima Lewis (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

16 U.S. food makers surpass calorie-counting pledge
Heather RecordsATLANTA, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- 16 companies that pledged to cut the calories in their products have exceeded their pledges. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes Is a Major Public-Health Crisis in China Diabetes Is a Major Public-Health Crisis in China
A new 3-part series by major Chinese diabetes experts says that diabetes is a major public-health crisis there and threatens to slow further economic development. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - September 19, 2014 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Helping a Child Who Is Afraid of Shots
WebMD gives tips for helping a child who is afraid of getting a shot. Learn how parents can make the vaccine process go smoothly. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DealBook: Bayer to Spin Off Plastics Group to Focus on Health Care
The listing of the polymer business is the latest step as Bayer, which started in Germany in 1863 as a chemical company, shifts to focus primarily on health care. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 19, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: By CHAD BRAY Tags: Industrials Chemicals Basic Materials Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Top Headline 2 Bayer MaterialScience AG Mergers & Acquisitions I.P.O./Offerings Top Headline 1 Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures Bayer AG Bayer AG BAYRY Other OTC Source Type: news

Influenza Vaccination Coverage Among Health Care Personnel — United States, 2013–14 Influenza Season
(Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 19, 2014 Category: American Health Source Type: news