Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

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Name: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Bogus medical devices make their way into trade shows

Counterfeit medical products, including skin-tightening devices, are appearing at trade shows and pose risk and liabilities, according to a letter in a recent issue of Lasers in Surgery and Medicine .The letter to the editor sounds a warning to physicians ... [Published Dermatology Times - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

PB native earns medical degree

Brittney La’Trice Pryor, formerly of Pine Bluff, recently received a doctorate of medicine degree at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tenn.In 2012, Pryor was among 13 nationally recognized recipients of the American Medical Association ... [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Ferric Citrate May Reduce Dialysis Patients' Need for Multiple Medications

Agent binds phosphorus, increases iron stores, and decreases need for iron and anemia medications Contact InformationAvailable for logged-in reporters onlyCitationsJournal of the American Society of NephrologyHighlights• Ferric citrate effectively reduced ... [Published Newswise - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Care of the Asplenic Patient

— NEJM This article is available to subscribers.Sign in now if you're a subscriber.Access includes the full-text article, media, slides, and article PDF.Preview of article PDF below.Asplenic patients are at risk for rapidly progressive ... [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Physicians warned about counterfeit medical devices

Physicians should be aware of the prevalence and serious consequences associated with use of counterfeit medical devices, according to a letter to the editor published online July 20 in Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.(HealthDay)—Physicians should be aware ... [Published Medical Xpress - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Reduce Cardiovascular Death in Type 2 Diabetes

Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death and disability among people with Type 2 diabetes. In fact, at least 65 percent of people with diabetes die from some form of heart disease or stroke, according to the American Heart Association ... [Published Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

MERS may be transmitted through aerosols: Study

Singapore: Research findings published in a scientific journal indicated that the deadly MERS virus may be airborne. The virus, that jolted the Arabian Peninsula, has claimed 288 lives so far, according to the World Health Organization.In a study conducted ... [Published Bio Spectrum Asia - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

MERS Could Be Airborne, Research Indicates

The disease has already claimed 288 livesFindings from a scientific paper published Tuesday indicated that Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) may be able to spread through the air.A research team in Saudi Arabia collected air samples from a camel ... [Published Time - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Researchers report first large-scale integrated proteomic and genomic analysis of a human cancer

Identification of new molecular features of colorectal cancerInvestigators who analyzed 95 human colorectal tumor samples have determined how gene alterations identified in previous analyses of the same samples are expressed at the protein level. The ... [Published Health Canal - Jul 22 2014]
Entities: Genome, Proteome, Cancer
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Cholesterol-lowering drugs may reduce cardiovascular death in Type 2 diabetes

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 16-Jul-2014WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – July 16, 2014 – Heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death and disability among people with Type 2 diabetes. In fact, at least 65 percent of people with diabetes die from some form of ... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Reunions: signposts along life’s highway

Dr. Andre Churchwell (Photo: Mary Donaldson)Late May and June bring that annual rite of summer: graduations. Unfortunately, at this time, reunions are often lost amid the celebratory events of weddings and graduations. The litany of reunions includes: ... [Published Tennessean - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Comparative mortality risks of antipsychotic medications in community-dwelling older adults [PAPERS]

Tobias Gerhard, PhD, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, and Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New ... [Published British Journal of Psychiatry - Jul 01 2014]

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"As you know, the United States is currently experiencing a crisis at our southern border. The influx of families and unaccompanied children at the border poses many risks, including grave public health threats. As a physician for over 30 years, I am well aware of the dangers infectious diseases pose. In fact, infectious diseases remain in the top 10 causes of death in the United States. … Reports of illegal migrants carrying deadly diseases such as swine flu, dengue fever, Ebola virus and tuberculosis are particularly concerning."
...hospitalization, and that ferric citrate was linked with fewer of these events compared with currently available phosphorus-binding medications. "While benefiting patients, ferric citrate is estimated to also actually reduce the cost of caring for dialysis patients by reducing IV iron and ESA usage, as well as hospitalizations."
"Physicians should be aware of the existence and prevalence of counterfeit medical devices and need to understand that use of these devices in the United States can lead to severe economic, civil, and criminal penalties" the authors write
"These data show evidence for the presence of the airborne MERS in the same barn that was owned by the patient and sheltered the infected camels" the study authors write

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Bogus medical devices make their way into trade... [Published Dermatology Times - Jul 30 2014]
East Asian-Specific Breast Cancer Genes Found [Published Asian Scientist - Jul 30 2014]
H. pylori-specific tolerization prevents asthma... [Published PNAS - Jul 29 2014]
PolitiFact: Are child migrants bringing Ebola a... [Published Central Florida News 13 - Jul 29 2014]
PB native earns medical degree [Published Pine Bluff Commercial News - Jul 28 2014]
McCullough appointed to new position in Appalac... [Published Appalachian Today - Jul 26 2014]
Ferric Citrate May Reduce Dialysis Patients' Ne... [Published Newswise - Jul 24 2014]
Ferric citrate may reduce dialysis patients' ne... [Published Medical Xpress - Jul 24 2014]
Care of the Asplenic Patient [Published New England Journal of Medicine - Jul 24 2014]
Care of the Asplenic Patient [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 24 2014]
Physicians warned about counterfeit medical dev... [Published Medical Xpress - Jul 24 2014]
Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Reduce Cardiovas... [Published Diagnostic & Invasive Cardiology - Jul 23 2014]
MERS may be transmitted through aerosols: Study [Published Bio Spectrum Asia - Jul 23 2014]
RFK Jr.’s Twisted Anti-Vaxx History [Published Daily Beast - Jul 23 2014]
NEW FEARS: Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome ... [Published Catholic Online - Jul 23 2014]
MERS Virus Could Be Airborne, Scientists Suggest [Published Inquisitr - Jul 22 2014]
Michael DeBaun, MD, MPH, and Robert P. Hebbel, ... [Published American Society of Hematology - Jul 22 2014]
Airborne MERS? [Published The Scientist - Jul 22 2014]
MERS Could Be Airborne, Research Indicates [Published Time - Jul 22 2014]
MERS Could Be Airborne, Research Indicates [Published TIME.com - Jul 22 2014]
Researchers report first large-scale integrated... [Published Health Canal - Jul 22 2014]
MERS may be airborne, scientists say [Published WDSU New Orleans - Jul 22 2014]
Children with sickle cell anemia at higher risk... [Published Cleveland.com - Jul 21 2014]
Bacteria Win the Battle of the Bulge [Published Bio Techniques - Jul 17 2014]
Cholesterol-lowering drugs may reduce cardiovas... [Published EurekAlert! - Jul 16 2014]
500 People to Know in Healthcare [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Jul 15 2014]
$17.1 Million Prize for Solving Antibiotic Resi... [Published Diabetes Care - Jul 15 2014]
Reunions: signposts along life’s highway [Published Tennessean - Jul 05 2014]
NEWS FROM THE AAN ANNUAL MEETING: New Data Shed... [Published Neurology Today - Jul 04 2014]
Bird’s-Eye Proteomics [Published The Scientist - Jul 01 2014]
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MERS Could Be Airborne, Research Indicates [Published TIME.com - Jul 22 2014]
Findings from a scientific paper published Tuesday indicated that Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) may be able to spread through the air. A research team in Saudi Arabia collected air samples from a camel barn that the virus had previously ...
Measles and Whooping Cough Outbreaks: Here’s Wh... [Published Slate - The XX Factor - Jun 17 2014]
Since the beginning of June, there have been at least two big announcements about outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases in the U.S. this year. In California, over 800 cases of whooping cough have been reported to the state department of health ...
Educating And Citing Speeding Mariners Helps Lo... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 17 2014]
NOAA’s policy of notifying — but not necessarily citing — speeding vessels in protected areas along the East Coast was effective in lowering their speeds through these sensitive areas, protecting the critically endangered North Atlantic right whales ...
The Neuroscience of Learning and Memory [Published Vanderbilt University - YouTube - Apr 14 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xi4lAER1RfQ&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;The Neuroscience of Learning and Memory In this April 11 class, Jeanette Norden, Professor of Cell and ...
The Neuroscience of Learning and Memory [Published Vanderbilt University - YouTube - Apr 07 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cljtsv-CTBY&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;The Neuroscience of Learning and Memory In this April 4 class, Jeanette Norden, Professor of Cell and Developmental ...
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