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#IMPACT #PPI #rdsummit2018 @UHCW_RandD @nhsuhcw
What might IMPACT look like? | Derek Stewart | Make A Difference | 08 July 2018
‘What might IMPACT look likefor Public Involvement?’ is the question that Derek posed at a workshop at Coventry & Warwickshire University Hospitals Research & Development Summit 2018.
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#ARMA #MSKhub #musculoskeletal #Rheum #patients #clinical #forum #knowledgehub
ARMA has a new hub for knowledge, webinars, and there’s also a Forum and a Patients section as well as access for people to share their materials.
About the hub >>>
About the Forum >>>
Membership of the forum is open to anyone working in musculoskeletal health or support. To join the forum, sign up from the home page.
Implementing the EALING MSK JSNA PHE Workshop 2018 Narration | WEBINAR | ARMA MSK HUB | Posted by Sue Brown | 6 July 2018
Taken from the ARMA YouTube channel
A shortened summary of the webinar on including MSK in Joint Strategic Needs Assessments – slides with narration. The full webinar is worth watching, but this summary by Ian Bernstein is just 6 1/2 minutes long.
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#EDS #raredisaease #ehlersdanlos #webinar #international #EDSnews
CONNECT ~ The Ehlers-Danlos Society International Newsletter | MCAS Webinar, Amazon Smile, and More! | 8 July 2018
- Free MCAS Webinar This Wednesday: Anne Maitland, MD, PhD: “Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: More than ‘just allergies’” To attend the webinar live, you must sign up beforehand www.ehlers-danlos.com/webinars/
- Support the Ehlers-Danlos Society with Amazon Smile.
- Zebras in the Amazon? Gotta make you Smile! Use Amazon? Shop at smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donates 0.5% of your total purchase to The Ehlers-Danlos Society at NO cost to you! Every purchase helps support EDS research, awareness, and community!
- Free Webinar Available: “Gut Involvement in EDS” | with Qasim Aziz, MBBS, FRCP, PhD
- Join us! 2018 Ehlers-Danlos Society Global Learning Conference, August 2-4 in Baltimore, MD. Join the EDS community for a three-day event that will empower those living with EDS and build connections to last a lifetime!
- The Friend Who Keeps Me Going When My Body Won’t Go Anymore
“I have a hundred stories about my diagnosis, my dislocations, my inability to take meds, my stabilizer braces, but today, my story is about having that one friend who keeps you going when your body won’t go anymore.”
#myEDS story by Lisa T.
- The Only Body I Have
“There came a point in my life when I realized that this body belonged to me. I have this body, it is mine to do with it what I please, but it is also the only one I have. I can spend my life tearing it down, or letting it tear me down, or I can put up just enough resistance to work at keeping both of us upright.”
#myEDS story by Shannon B.
You can read all of this by visiting the following link >>>
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You may be partly conscious under general anesthesia | Ana Sandoiu | Medical News Today | 6 July 2018
Fact checked by Jasmin Collier
A new study explores the question, “Is consciousness fully lost during anesthesia, or is it preserved in a different state?” The answer may surprise anesthesiologists and patients alike.
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#NHS #AIdoctors #AImedicine #Tech #automatedprocessing
UK’s NHS will anonymize data to enable AI doctors | Timothy J. Seppala
It’s using an automated process strip identifying info from your records.
Sourced via engadget >>>
MedicineNet ~ Newsletter | Main Headline: What Breath Says About Health | 8 July 2018
|What Your Breath Says About Your Health|
|If your breath smells weird, it’s probably just something you ate, like garlic or onions. But sometimes it can be something more.|
Other headlines >>>
- QUIZ | What Is Walking Pneumonia?
- SLIDESHOW | 15 Easy Ways to Reduce Chronic Pain
- ARTICLE | Indigestion (Dyspepsia, Upset Stomach Pain)
- SLIDESHOW | 13 Summer Health Hazards
- SLIDESHOW | Diagnosing ADHD in Kids
- SLIDESHOW | Try Smart Brain Foods
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Digital Health Newsletter | Digital Health | 5 July 2018
Link to the newsletter and links to other news sections >>>
FEATURE | Happy Birthday NHS: A look back at its digital milestones
CLINICAL SOFTWARE | Special Report: Observations and vital signsbirthday
HEALTH CIO | The CIO interview: Shauna McMahon, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
DIGITAL PATIENT | NHS England fulfils aim to have 70 apps in library by 70th birthday
CLINICAL SOFTWARE | Orion sells Rhapsody business for £105m
CYBER SECURITY | Minister says opt-out data requests for 150,000 patients missed
DIGITAL PATIENT | Free NHS App to be available to all ‘by December’ following beta tests
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Types of Service Dogs and How They Help Us| Blog: The Unbroken Smile| Guest Writer | 2 January 2018
Visit ‘The Umbroken Smile’ to read more posts >>>
See how things have changed since 2013 by taking a look at this post for comparison to the types of Service dogs available today in 2018, almost 5 yrears later.
Learn About the Different Types of Service Dogs | Kea Grace | Anything Pawsable | 22 July 2013
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An Overview of the Recently Funded NIH Project
Open Medicine Foundation – OMF | Published on 5 Jul 2018
OMF are pleased to share a new research update by OMF’s Scientific Advisory Board Director, Ronald W. Davis, PhD, produced by Ashley Haugen.
Dr. Ron Davis and Linda Tannenbaum, OMF ~ What we need to accelerate research 03 July 2018
A great update from Dr. Ron Davis Open Medicine Foundation’s (OMF) Scientific Advisory Board Director:
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Barriers to Patient-Centered Research Aired at Harvard Symposium | EMR & HIPAA | Andy Oram | 2 July 2018
An interesting read in this current climate of everyone aiming for patient centred approaches. I only said myself last year that research was a little bit behind, but here in the UK things are changing and making it different to the US. Personally speaking, from what I read, and hear, involving patient care in research is evolving, and, ‘it’, like any other directional change within business will not happen overnight. One must remember all the constraints behind research to begin with before throwing us patients into the fold on top of it. Regulations and policies are growing in number constanly putting limitations on research in places where the connections betwwen research and patients needs to be.
My personal opinion is that too many ‘policies’, and a lot of them quite outdated, spoil the broth!
‘Involving patients in patient care is a surprisingly recent concern. There was a time when doctors made all the decisions, delivering them as if they had come directly from the entrails of an oracular temple. Visitors were severely limited at hospitals, because family members just got in the way of the professional staff. And although the attitude toward engaging patients and their families has softened somewhat in health care, rigid boundaries still exist in research.’
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#ADHD #children #mentalhealth #DayCamp
#society #disability #disabilityissues #ADHDHighland Park
Day camp created for children with ADHD | Marissa N. Isang | 01 July 2018
A day camp in Highland Park specifically created for children with ADHD.
Eyewitness News Anchor Judy Hsu shows us what Camp Star is all about.
Watch the news clip via abc7chicago.com and read more via the following link >>>
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#Anxiety #anxietydisorder #GAD #GeneralisedAnxietyDisorder
My 6 Month Struggle With Generalized Anxiety Disorder As An Entrepreneur | Mitchell Harper | Medium ~ The Start-Up | 30 May 2018
About Mitchell Harper:
Dad. NBA addict. 7x founder inc. @Bigcommerce ($100M ARR). Raised $155M. Advise 20+ startups.
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ARMA Newletter | Arthritis & Musculoskeletal Alliance | July 2018
Harnessing a collective focus to transform MSK services
Who are ARMA? >>>
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STAT: Morning Rounds | 3 July 2018
Carole’s pick >>>
Read and hear Ronnies story about how ‘sepsis’ has affected his life and also what is currently happening about ‘sepsis’ prevention.
Sepsis is the third leading cause of death. Can a new blood test change that? | KAREN WEINTRAUB | 3 July 2018
Inside STAT: Researchers hunt for new ways to prevent sepsis deaths
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Happy birthday to the NHS
Celebrating the NHS at 70
#hearthealth #bhf #healthmatters #healthyheart #heartdisease #younghearts
British Heart Matters – magazine | Discover sensational strawberry dishes | British Heart Foundation | 4 July 2018
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- Top tips for taking up tennis
- Sensational strawberries without cream
- Popular posts from the last 7 days
- Breaking through medical jargon
- Join in with The Big Stitch
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Latest! #mentalhealth #depression #anxiety #stress #chronicillness #invisibleillness
Psych Central | Psych Central Daily Newsletter | 5 July 2018
Headlines for today >>>
- The Psychology Of Resistance
- 6 Steps to Improving Emotional Intimacy with Your Partner
- More Small Talk Not Tied to Unhappiness
- Most Moms of Juvenile Offenders Don’t Lose Hope for Son’s Future
This post is from 3 July Newsletter:
- The Power Of Peseverence | John Kaniecki ~ Fragments Psych Central Blog
This is quite an empowering read to help inspire us as people, patients to strive onwards despite what life and our illnesses throw at us. Don’t give up, keep going and fight it.
Positive thought can be very helpful as a tool when combined with meditation, mindfulness and Talk therapies. ~ Carole
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#NETCommunity #NeuroendocrineCancer #NETS
RONNY ALLAN – LIVING WITH NEUROENDOCRINE CANCER NETwork with ronny© | RonnyAllan.NET – Community Newsletter May round up | 2 July 2018
“AWARENESS OF NEUROENDOCRINE CANCER AND ASSOCIATED ISSUES. SUPPORTING AND HELPING NET PATIENTS”
Ronny’s Community Newsletter >>>
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#Healthcare #HealthReviews #European #Medical #Journal
European Medical Journal | EMJ 3.2 Now Available! | paper.li | DAILY UPDATED
We review all of the breaking news from the major healthcare congresses across Europe
Read via this link to the EMJ DAILY paper >>>
Link to EMJ 3.2 >>>
EMJ Rheumatology 4.1 2017 | Taken from Twitter @EMJRheum | 9 July 2018
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“EMJ 3.2 has entered the building! This truly multidisciplinary eJournal returns for its 10th issue and its second of 2018. EMJ 3.2 includes a plethora of high-quality peer-reviewed articles that detail a myriad of fascinating topics across seven therapeutic areas: urology, haematology, oncology, gastroenterology, hepatology, neurology, and reproductive health. This eJournal must not be missed.”
As written in the paper!
Very soon EMJ will have their own spot on the website where you will have access to the links to their community as well as their journals and information. ~ Carole
#chronicpain #patients #diagnosis #copingstrategies #acceptance #survey #patientvoice
Barriers to Chronic Pain Treatment Shared with FDA – Part One | Ed Coghlan | 3 July 2018
Recommendations to the FDA About How to Improve Chronic Pain – Part Two | Ed Coghlan | 4 July 2018
After the Diagnosis: Finding a New Normal While Living With Chronic Pain| Michelle Peterson | via National Pain Report | 23 June 2018
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#SoMe #PatientCommunity Platform
Weekly Digest – Mayo Clinic Social Media Network | 02 July 2018
This Week’s Highlights – Blog Posts >>>
Strategic and Altruistic Reasons for Physician Social Media Engagement | By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network | 28 June 2018
Physician Reputation Management through Social Media Participation | By Lee Aase, Director, Mayo Clinic Social Media Network | 27 June 2018
#NOTjustPatients #socialmedianetwork #digitalhealth #advocacyplatform #MAYOclinic #MCSMN
Mayo Clinic Social Media Network (MCSMN)
There’s access to discussions, webinars & MCSMN Blog depending on membership selection from Free, or, Premium. Please note that e-patients and students receive a special rate.
Carole Scrafton ~ CEO FibroFlutters / Founding Five Member & Rie our new editior is are both members of this network.
If you join you can connect with us!
Do you think this is a network for you?, or maybe you know someone else who might benefit from it’s services?
You can join the MCSMN via the following link >>>
Very soon Mayo Clinic Social Media Network (MCSMN) will have their own spot on the website where you will have access to the links to their community as well as their news and information. ~ Carole
The Opioid Crisis Is a Lie | Blog: I Told You I Was Sick | Jaime Heidel | 02 July 2018
In this exclusive interview, Dr. Thomas Kline explains what the opioid crackdown is, what it isn’t, and how it’s taking far more lives than it’s claiming to save.
For more readables visit Jaime’s blog ‘I Told You I Was Sick’ where you can opt-in for e-newsletters >>>
Advocating for a Multi-Disciplinary approach to all aspects of medical healthcare. With a model approach using all the ‘stakeholders’ I’ve designed a patient’s perspective of what patient-centred care, patient-included, patient-involved, patient-centric should look like and involve, that’s everyone by the way!
You all need to pitch in!!
#Rare #RareDisease #chronicillness #invisibleillness
Rare Disease on The Mighty | 6 steps to consider before going to the ER | Ray Wood (Contributor) | 4 July 2018
Self Reflection by Carole
I love this and I struggled with this 2 weeks ago when I had a burst psoriatic blister on the underneath of the middle toe on my left foot. The smaller toe next to it was bent at birth but now it is catching the underneatrh of the toe which is how the blister burst. Well you don’t put dressing on this type of psoriasis so it needs to be uncovered so after ummming and ahhing over the weekend and saying “no” “don’t do it!” to myself a lot !! I went to A&E because there isn’t anywhere to go for a dermatological emergency such as this and it is what I have been instructed to do. I needed preventative treatment for a serious condition but treat with disdain and like a time-waster instead.
The last time I waited for a dermy appointment instead of going to A&E this is what happened >>>
I have approx 250 images
Apparently the advice that my consultants, 2 differing dermatologists, the first one retired, both giving me wrong advice was a ludicrous thing to suggest and it annoyed me because she said “I don’t know anything about your conditions” before she insulted my specialist dermatologists and GP. They stuck a plaster/band aid on it and told me to buy a box… It was the wrong way to approach my medical problem, apart from the fact I have a latex allergy so the plaster which was only on my toe for a few minutes caused painful inflammation.
What I needed was for them to somehow dress my foot so that my toe couldn’t rub against the blister and keep bursting it open without actually covering the open wound in order to prevent infection. I didn’t know it at the time but I was already carrying an infection through my Hidradenitis Suppurativa so my immune system will have been lower than normal, and yes it did get a little infected but I caught it early. It has healed but the inflammation from the psoriasis/arthralgia, or even unknown and something different altogether, is still there in the whole foot like it has been for months. Both feet are affected and both hands and it just keeps flaring.
The long and the short of it is that the trip to ER was a waste of everyone’s time and the people who treated me not only insulted me saying don’t shout at me when all I did was raise my vouice so I could hear myself over all the noise and then insulting my consultants, disrespting my disabilities and bascially left me feeling riled and fed-up!
WHY? because this is an example of why I never go to A&E even when advised if my Pain gets too severe, or my skin develops lesions in awkward places, or my abdomen pain may suggest another Obstructive Bowel Disorder.
Rare Disease on The Mighty | The Unexpected Cost of Having a Pre-Existing Condition | Heather Shorten(Contributor) | The Mighty
Heather has Pompe Disease which is a rare illness that is estimated at 1 in every 40,000 births, inherited and often fatal disorder that disables the heart and skeletal muscles.
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Mental Health at The Mighty | What does anxiety really feel like? | 03 July 2018
- 20 tweets that nail what anxiety feels like.
- The behavior I didn’t realize was actually self-harm.
- When depression makes you feel guilty for “wasting time.”
For more Mental Health posts on The Mighty visit this link below and you can choose to opt-in for Mighty newsletters >>>
The Mighty homepage >>>
#Patientcare #Patientnews #NHS
Patient Newsletter | Subject: Is hay fever spoiling your summer? | 3 July 2018
Main Headline: Is hay fever spoiling your summer?
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- Sun cream mistakes you’re probably making
- How to beat negative body image this summer
- Steps to avoid tick bites and Lyme disease
- Get your feet ready for summer
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#CopingStrategies | Balancing Work and Migraines | Living Well with Migraines
Living with migraines can be really difficult especially if you still work and they mean you take time off a lot because of them, or you require specific disability aids within the workplace to help you manage your condition as you work. Maybe these aids make you stand out and you don’t like it, or they make you look like a ‘Bosses-Pet’ even though they are for your chronic illness and work are obliged to fulfill your needs wherever they can.
People can be cruel when they don’t understand, so this help sheet could be useful for you, and also the one that follows it titled: Talking About Migraines With Your Employer and Coworkers
Link to Balancing Work and Migraines >>>
Link to Living Well with Migraines >>>
This was sourced via National Headache Foundation e-newsletter – If you’ve ever had a migraine at work… | 02 July 2018
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Supported by an educational grant from Allergan, Inc.
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Migraines are NOT pretty, let me show you my migraine pose | Blog: Counting My Spoons | Julie Ryan | 02 July 2018
In this post Julie discusses Last week, Elle Magazine and Cosmopolitan magazine posted a couple of articles that are just really demeaning towards those who live with migraines and are giving the wrong impression of people who suffer daily with migraines. She shows herself in her own pictures to show what it really looks like and asks for help to get this message out there.
I’m so proud of our community and they way we’ve taken over the #migrainepose . Migraines are not pretty! Always speak up for yourself. ~ Julie Ryan
Migraines are not pretty I suffer with them myself and the problems that come with such as all the hypersensitivities being super heightened make it impossible to lift my head never mind tidy hair and take a picture. ~ Carole
PHARMA EVENT | OCTOBER 16-17TH | LONDON
Thankyou to everyone…
…who has participated in the design of ‘Impatient’-London event in October, and the ‘Impatient’ Philadelphia event also in October.
You can now take a look at the brochures for ‘Patient Summit Europe’, ‘Patient Summit USA’ and book your places via the following links >>>
At Patient Summit Europe 2018 (October 16-17) we will be bursting the patient centricity bubble; challenging pharma and patients to come together in true partnership and discover a real shift to solution-based thinking.
Highlights from the agenda include >>>
- “im-patient” – a new feature in 2018, half a day designed, created and hosted by our patient steering committee
- Industry leading case studies, including IMI’s Big Data for Better Outcomes, Novartis’s “EPALCO” and Merck Group’s “MS in the 21st Century” projects
- Co-presentations between pharma and patients, including Janssen, Pfizer and more
- Interactive roundtables on both days dedicated to the topics patients want to discuss with pharma most
Patients who are unaffiliated with pharma business and consultancy will get a free pass.
All pharma or solution providers who book from you can have the advantage of a €200 discount.
At Patient Summit USA 2018 (October 23-24)
Key themes >>>
- Patient Critical = Business Critical – Recognize that patient value translates to business value – maximize social benefits to maximize your performance
- Clear the clinical bottleneck – Reimagine your clinical trials through innovative patient focused design and the removal of antiquated endpoints
- Work with patients, not for patients – Co-create solutions with patients in order to generate maximum uptake
- Informed patients are stronger partners – Promote health literacy to build an educated patient population who can supercharge your efforts
We’re putting on a pharma conference where patients are the ones to design, create and implement the programme. This way, patients really are setting the agenda.
THANKYOU IN ADVANCE FOR READING AND PARTICIPATING
Mental Health Foundation | How we’re helping children with their mental health | 02 July 2018
Mental health prevention in children is a hot topic at the moment and this blog post discusses why it is even more important now than before.
Preventing mental health problems in children is more important than ever | Jane Caro | Mental Health Foundation | 28 June 2018
Visit the Mental Health Foundation website for more blog posts and articles and opt-in for e-newsletters >>>
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#Arthritis #Arthritis #PatientVoice #Patients
At Home with Arthritis: Cleaning, Laundry and DIYs | Arthritis Today via Arthritis Foundation | 3 July 2018
- At Home With Arthritis
- Your home should be your sanctuary. But when you’re living with arthritis, caring for a house can sometimes be a source of pain or discomfort. Thankfully, there are dozens of ways to take on household tasks without stressing your joints.
- DIY and Done
- Clean Machine
- Head to Bed
- Take a Load Off
- You First
What’s Your RA Severity Risk? | Arthritis Foundation | 28 June 2018
What’s Your Risk?
Each RA diagnosis is different from the next, but certain factors can help determine if you’re at risk for developing a severe form of the disease. For many people, knowing their RA severity risk allows them to better manage disease progression. Learn how to identify if you’re at risk >>
Discussing the following:
- Take Control
- Seeing Is Believing
- Get Tested
- Speak Up
Follow this link to read more >>>
Visit The Arthritis Foundation website to subscribe to their newsletters and to find all kinds of information and support >>>
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Happiful Magazine E-newsletter | You’re having a laugh | 29 June 2018
Meet Blueberry, the stand-up robot
Visit the Happiful website to read past issues online, FREE, and you can also opt-in for newsletters >>>
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10 October 2018 | De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, London
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#GlobalSurvey #Research #Rheumatic # Musculoskeletal #RMD #SoMe #SocialMedia
Shared via Simon Stones | Twitter | 28 May 2018
Do you have a rheumatic and musculoskeletal disease (
#RMD)? If so, you’re invited to take part in a global survey looking at what people with RMDs think about using #socialmedia for health-related purposes.
To take part follow this link to the study >>>
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#The Big Leap #MS
Take a leap on the wild side and help stop MS. | MS Society
‘On Sunday 2 September, join our team of daredevils and take the leap of a lifetime at our brand new and exclusive MS Society skydiving day, the Big Leap.’ MS Society
Visit the MS Society for more news and events >>>
#psychology #professionals #research #articles
BPS Research Digest | Can psychology help us be funnier? | 28 June 2018
You can get BPS reports straight to your smartphone or tablet by dowloading their App >>>
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A selection from Neuroscience News via ~ Neuroscience Newsletter | 03 July 2018
- What Articulation Relevant Brain Regions Do When We Listen
- Visualizing the Connections Between Eye and Brain
- Compound Found in Green Tea and Wine May Block Formation of Toxic Metabolites
As a drinker of #GreenTea I firmly believe this because if I go a spell without it I can tell the differences with certain aspects of my health. I have advocated Green tea as an #antioxidant for years and personally use it as part of my #chronicillness daily management. ~ Carole
Read more neuroscience news via this link where you can also opt-in for newletters like this one>>>
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#research #clinicaltrial #chronicpain #lowbackpain #diaphragm #osteopathy
Tending to the diaphragm may relieve chronic low back pain |
From the introductory paragraph:Researchers set out to investigate, conducting the first ever clinical trial to test the efficacy of special osteopathic techniques tending to the diaphragm for easing chronic low back pain.
For more medical news visit the website and opt-in for newletters >>>
#Healthcare #health #care #NICE #socialcare #evidencebased
Latest issue! NICE Newsletter | June 2018
Including this month’s PODCAST: Eradicating HIV, is it possible?
- Therapy offered within one month to prevent PTSD, says NICE
- Life-extending lung cancer drug will be more widely available on the NHS after NICE review
From the BLOG:
- Improving access to new treatments in rare diseases
- Have you read my notes, doctor?
Link to newsletter >>>
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence – NICE – provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care.
‘Improving health and social care through evidence-based guidance’
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Rie’s LATEST selection | Psychiatry Advisor | 26 June 2018 >>>
Psychotic Experiences Have Poorer Health-Related Quality of Life | Psychiatry Advisor Contributing Writer | 12 June 2018
Latent Toxoplasma Infection Occurs More Frequently in Schizophrenia | Psychiatry Advisor Contributing Writer | 28 June 2018
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Which one is the right breast biopsy technique? | Newsletter | 28 June 2018
If you can’t see it, you can’t biopsy it
Every biopsy technique has its strenghts and weaknesses
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RELIEF Newsletter | June 19, 2018
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- When the Immune System Attacks Its Own Proteins, Pain Can Emerge
- Studying Sleep and Pain in Mice: A Chat With Alban Latremoliere
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- Sex and Gender Differences in Pain: A Chat With Edmund Keogh
- Stopping a Pain Memory Before It Forms: A SPOT-ON Approach
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Book Review: The Pain Companion | Ribbonrx | 12 June 2018
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Patient ~ Take part in our BBQ survey | 15 June 2018
Summer is upon us, and so is a new wave of people opting for a meat-free diet. We want to know if vegans and vegetarians are well catered for at traditionally meat-heavy barbecues.
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Deep Dive Magazine ~ Future Pharma 2018| Pharmaphorum | 6 June 2018
“As pharma’s model is increasingly disrupted, how will health care and drug development progress? Click the button to read our preview article from the Medicines Discovery Catapult.” Quoted from the cover
What you can read about via the link below >>>
- Chris Molloy, Medicines Discovery Catapult, explains why the future of medical innovation lies with the industry’s SMEs
- Karen Taylor, Deloitte, offers six predictions for the course of our industry into 2022, both evolutionary and revolutionary
- How Blockchain could enable a truly global healthcare ecosystem
- And a look into real-world examples of how nanotechnology is now advancing medicine, and the challenges faced
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Patients, Power, Participation: How Enrolling in Clinical Trials Can Help Ensure That The Future of Pain Medicine is Now | SKILLFULLY WELL & PAINFULLY AWARE | KATARINA ZULAK | 7 June 2018
‘Participants in clinical trials have the opportunity to access cutting-edge therapies before they are made widely available, often at leading medical facilities. Experimental treatments can be appealing to individuals who have failed to benefit from conventional treatments. There is no cost to participate in medical research and health insurance is not required. Additionally, some studies compensate individuals who join the clinical trial.’
- Patients, Power, Participation: How Enrolling in Clinical Trials Can Help Ensure That The Future of Pain Medicine is Now
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This piece has been entered in the Patients Have Power Writing Contest run by Clara Health designed to raise awareness about clinical trials.
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Arthritis Foundation E-news | Lifestyle Factors & Osteoarthritis Outcomes | Five lifestyle factors that may be linked to OA.
Here are five lifestyle factors researchers have studied to see if they’re linked to OA:
- Besides possibly irritating those around you, can knuckle cracking lead to the disease?
- If your child is constantly texting, is the development of OA more likely in his or her future?
- Can wearing high-heeled shoes contribute to an OA diagnosis?
- Is high-impact, weight-bearing exercise helpful or harmful?
- Can a diet rich in vitamin E reduce the risk of OA or its progression?
‘Managing your arthritis – and the pain and restrictions that come with it – is much easier if you know what to avoid and what can be beneficial. We want to arm you with useful information that helps put you in control!’
Original posted on Arthritis Blog Home » Osteoarthritis Blog Home » Can Lifestyle Factors Influence Osteoarthritis Outcomes? | Arthritis Today Magazine June 2017.
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Try This, Not That: JA Complementary Therapies | Arthritis Foundation E-newsletter | 6 June 2018
Complementary Therapies for JA | Try this, not that: find out which therapies to try and which ones to avoid.
Many families turn to complementary therapies to help ease the pain of a child with arthritis.
That can be a good thing – just be sure whatever you’re considering works for your situation.
- Exercising with free weights and activities like jumping rope can improve both physical and emotional health without increasing pain. But avoid high-impact sports.
- Relaxation exercises may diminish pain intensity … and they cause no negative side effects.
- Water therapy is a good way to limber up stiff joints in the morning, and relax tight, aching muscles at bedtime.
- Massage can relax muscles, lessen pain and improve circulation.
They may provide you with new methods to help manage your child’s pain.
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Why MSLs And Sales Reps Should Join Forces | Katie Osborne | eyeforpharma | 26 June 2018
The case for aligning MSLs with sales reps is strong — if both sides play ball.
Artificial Intelligence: The Counter-Argument | Adam Chapman | eyeforpharma | 7 June 2018
AI is being touted as the doctor’s new lifeline — we put this proposition to a skeptical doctor.
Sizing Up Pharma’s Tech Maturity | | eyeforpharma | 1 June 2018
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A CURRENT study opportunity: Testing a new technology to reduce chronic pain
The Human Pain Research group based at Salford Royal is trying to develop new technologies that can measure and treat changes in the brain that might contribute to chronic pain.
The research team are exploring a new approach aimed at reducing the unpleasantness of pain for people living with fibromyalgia and/or osteoarthritis using sound stimulation.
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A study update: Cloudy with a chance of pain – preliminary findings
Cloudy with a Chance of Pain is a large smart-phone based research study examining the link between weather and pain.
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#GDPR & the new Privacy Laws. What do they mean for you?
What’s changing and what’s not under new data privacy rules | Anick Jesdanun | physorg.com | 18 May 2018
‘Not much will change for you, at least right away; companies will keep on collecting and analyzing personal data from your phone, the apps you use and the sites you visit. The big difference is that now, the companies will have to justify why they’re collecting and using that information.’
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May 2018 Newsletter from Stress Resources | Pamela Ressler | May 2018
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