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Med Tech Review: Where are Ebola Apps for Docs, Public?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 10:13am
(MedPage Today) -- We need legitimate Ebola apps for physicians and the general public.

Morning Break: Ebola Vaccine Testing, Malaria Fighter

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 9:46am
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff.

Poisoned vulture could herald European bird crisis

news@nature - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:21am

Death linked to drugs whose use in cattle devastated vulture populations in India.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16161

How terror-proof is your economy?

news@nature - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 3:21am

Scientists can help to develop a financial safety net by providing transparent market data and loss-impact analysis, says Erwann Michel-Kerjan.

Nature 514 275 doi: 10.1038/514275a

Seven days: 10–16 October 2014

news@nature - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:21am

The week in science: Disaster strikes Taiwanese research vessel, UK launches its first space-weather forecasting centre, and ancient Greek shipwreck yields fresh booty.

Nature 514 278 doi: 10.1038/514278a

African penguins put researchers in a flap

news@nature - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 12:21am

Controlled fishing experiment raises controversy over cause of birds’ decline on Robben Island.

Nature 514 283 doi: 10.1038/514283a

Ebola by the numbers: The size, spread and cost of an outbreak

news@nature - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:21pm

As the virus continues to rampage in West Africa, Nature ’s graphic offers a guide to the figures that matter.

Nature 514 284 doi: 10.1038/514284a

Ebola: CDC Tightens Protection Rules (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:33pm
(MedPage Today) -- New guidance follows concern over nurses' infections.

Regulate E-Cigs Sooner, Not Later

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:27pm
(MedPage Today) -- Experts call for carefully crafted regulatory control of e-cigarettes.

Preparing for Ebola: Is New York City Ready?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:29pm
(MedPage Today) -- A pep rally like atmosphere revved the crowd at a union-led training session, but fears remain.

Emanuel: Did I Say Die at 75?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 5:17pm
(MedPage Today) -- Death at age 75 was a "slightly random number," but Ezekiel Emanuel will just say No to statins, antihypertensives, and antibiotics after age 75.

FDA Panel to Consider New Psoriasis Tx

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 4:42pm
(MedPage Today) -- Secukinumab on the agency's docket next week.

More Plans Capping Spending on Some Services

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 4:39pm
(MedPage Today) -- However, the savings from doing so may be modest.

Low-Sodium for Low BP: Is There a Better Way?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:41pm
(MedPage Today) -- An expert says overall diet and exercise will do more to combat hypertension.

10 Questions: Spencer Nadolsky, DO

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Formerly a wrestler, now a family practice physician in the Norfolk, Va., area.

Severe C. Diff: Fecal Transplant Saves Colon, Lives

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- Staved off colectomy in bad cases, most patients survived.

A Youthful Approach to Breast Cancer Prevention

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Breast cancer prevention should begin during childhood and adolescence, targeting lifestyle factors.

'Yes' to Routine Colonoscopies in IBD

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- Screening lowered colorectal cancer incidence and colon cancer mortality.

Pelzman's Picks: Interesting Reads in Primary Care

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Ingestible needle pills, how EMRs let infectious disease slip through the cracks, and more.

Stroke Rounds: Simple Markers Tip tPA Success (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:58am
(MedPage Today) -- Blood pressure drop, neurologic improvement suggest recanalizaton.
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