Health News Health News from en 60 End-of-life care documents cause confusion among emergency physicians, prehospital care providers Emergency care providers vary in their understanding of a type of medical order intended to communicate seriously ill patients' choices for life-sustaining treatments, according to a pair of studies in the March Journal of Patient Safety. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:57:57 -0600,%20prehospital%20care%20providers The Medical News Study suggests that strong beliefs can treat nicotine addiction Two identical cigarettes led to a discovery by scientists at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute. Study participants inhaled nicotine, yet they showed significantly different brain activity. Why the difference? Some subjects were told their cigarettes were nicotine free. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:51:53 -0600 The Medical News Active shooter incidents growing in U.S. hospitals A new Viewpoint article in The Journal of the American Medical Association questions whether the notion of the community hospital as a sanctuary from violence may have become too quaint. The fatal shooting death of a Boston surgeon Jan. 20, 2015, the authors note, was another in what appears to ... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:46:29 -0600 The Medical News Pain from social rejection lasts longer for people with untreated depression Rejected by a person you like? Just "shake it off" and move on, as music star Taylor Swift says. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:39:55 -0600 The Medical News Study finds significant differences in likelihood of employment, income levels of older people Changes in pension and employment policies are making it increasingly necessary for older people in the UK to work beyond the age of 65. However, new research from the University of Surrey finds significant differences in the likelihood of employment and income levels of people beyond 65, depending on their ... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:22:31 -0600,%20income%20levels%20of%20older%20people The Medical News Turkish Airlines says aiding investigation into British school girls ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Flag carrier Turkish Airlines said on Friday it was assisting an investigation into three British schoolgirls believed to have gone to Syria to join Islamic State militants. "Turkish Airlines is assisting the relevant government bodies in their inquiries but is unable to respond to or comment specifically ... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:13:42 -0600 Health News Headlines - Yahoo News Surgeon: Human head transplant possible in 2 years Doug G. WareTURIN, Italy, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- An Italian surgeon believes that medical know-how and technology is so advanced that the first human head transplant can likely be performed in just two years. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:10:57 -0600 Latest News - UWE Bristol selected to develop Patient Centred Outcome Measures The University of the West of England has been chosen as one of seven new sites to develop Patient Centred Outcome Measures (POCMs) by NHS England. The new centres will mean that children and young people will play a more active role in deciding which outcomes are important to them. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:09:11 -0600 The Medical News Children watching TV for more than two hours a day at greater risk of blood pressure A study on European children concludes that spending more than two hours a day in front of a screen increases the probability of high blood pressure by 30%. The article also points out that doing no daily physical activity or doing less than an hour a day increases this risk ... Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:01:34 -0600 The Medical News Researchers show how human antibodies can neutralize Marburg virus Researchers at Vanderbilt University, the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and The Scripps Research Institute for the first time have shown how human antibodies can neutralize the Marburg virus, a close cousin to Ebola. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:42:10 -0600 The Medical News Study explores thoughts among accredited physical therapy schools on pain education A study published in The Journal of Pain showed that just 2 of 3 accredited physical therapy (PT) schools surveyed believe their students receive adequate education in pain management. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:38:36 -0600 The Medical News UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 By United Press International UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 27, 2015 Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:30:07 -0600,%20Feb.%2027,%202015 Latest News - Op-Ed Contributor: Nothing Is Wrong With Your Sex Drive We don’t need drugs based on mistaken ideas about how desire works. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:27:01 -0600 NYT > Health Study: Smokers may tap into multiple sources for nicotine WASHINGTON (AP) — The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix. Fri, 27 Feb 2015 02:24:24 -0600 Health News Headlines - Yahoo News Loyola physician reveals top five health concerns for men, offers tips to prevent them Men lead women in the likelihood to die from nearly all the most common causes of death. Still, men are less likely to go to the doctor than women and often try to ignore symptoms of health problems. 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