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Can quarantines and travel bans thwart Ebola?

news@nature - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:21pm

The rules in place to prevent pandemics vary from one US state to the next, and even more so between different countries.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16172

Physicists see potential dark matter from the Sun

news@nature - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 8:21pm

X-ray data hinting at axion particles draw interest and cautionary warnings.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16174

Atlantic observatory faces rocky future

news@nature - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 6:21pm

Mountaintop facility in Azores can track pollution from North America.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16132

Ebola: CDC Ups Watch on Travelers

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 6:01pm
(MedPage Today) -- New monitoring approach would have picked up first case more quickly.

The Key to High Functioning Healthcare

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 5:19pm
(MedPage Today) -- There's more to good communication than the doctor/patient relationship.

Up Next on Congress' Menu: CHIP and SGR

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 5:01pm
(MedPage Today) -- Going small on fixes is among their options.

Ca Survivors Struggle With Work, Money Problems

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 5:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- A third of cancer patients had difficulties lingering well past treatment.

Make the Diagnosis: Itchy Rash after Antibiotics

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 4:39pm
(MedPage Today) -- This 8 year-old male developed a plaque-like eruption during a course of amoxicillin, which had been prescribed to treat streptococcal pharyngitis. The plaques are pruritic, and resolve with a short course of oral glucocorticoids. What is the diagnosis?

Hospitals' Struggles To Beat Back Infections Began Before Ebola

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 4:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Nearly 700 hospitals have higher-than-expected infection rates.

Endoscopy To Go: The Gastro and Endo News Report

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- A regular update on what's new in gastroenterology from our friends at Gastroenterology and Endoscopy News.

I, Intern: Anatomy of a Code

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Running codes challenges all of Calvin Williams -- his brain, his muscles, and his psyche.

IBS Yields to Rifaximin -- Repeatedly

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- Antibiotic works in first-time and relapsed diarrhea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome.

What Happens in Vegas: What's the Diagnosis?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- See how your diagnostic skills measure up to those of our other readers.

Constipation Eased by New Ghrelin Analog

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- Relamorelin hastened bowel transit time in a phase II trial.

Scientists caught in Chinese anti-corruption sweep

news@nature - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:21pm

Researchers allegedly embezzled funding for science 'megaprojects'.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16152

Insulin and Insulina: Bridging the Gap

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Physicians need to be aware of patients' beliefs about medicinal plants.

GastroBreak: Missing Pancreatic Ca, Colonoscopy Spray

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Can a simple spray change colonoscopy practice?

US Dust Bowl unrivalled in past 1,000 years

news@nature - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:21am

Atmospheric conditions and human actions combined to drive the 1930s mega-drought.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16157

Aortic Dissection Becoming Less Deadly

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 11:00am
(MedPage Today) -- The decline in aortic dissection mortality rate is driven by improved surgical repair technology.

Banned Supplements Still on the Market

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:35am
(MedPage Today) -- Supplements recalled by the FDA re-appear with the same contaminated ingredients.
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