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Majority of UK public want to install solar panels, poll finds

More than 70% would make homes more energy efficient given government support More than half of the British public would install solar panels and home batteries to tackle climate change if there was greater assistance from the government, polling has foun ...

Minister praises McAleese for standing up to Vatican

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine has saluted former president Mary McAleese for "her tackling head on of the Vatican" in how it has dealt with various scandals. ...

Keane impresses in bringing home gold for Ireland

Ellen Keane saved the best for last as she put in a dominant performance in the 100M Breaststroke SB8 to deliver Ireland's first gold medal at the World Para Swimming Allianz European Championships. ...

VIDEO: Diabetes educators 'key' to public health policy success

BALTIMORE — In this video exclusive, Endocrine Today Diabetes in Real Life columnist Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, FAADE, talks with former U.S. Surgeon General Kenneth P. Moritsugu, MD, MPH, FACPM, about current successes and concerns in public health polic ...

For inpatients with diabetes, creative strategies needed for insulin pen education

Jane Jeffrie Seley BALTIMORE — The use of insulin pens varies widely from hospital to hospital, and teaching strategies for patients newly diagnosed with diabetes must be tailored based on what is available in a specific inpatient setting, according to a s ...

First-in-human trial begins for live, attenuated Zika vaccine

Infectious Disease News. The trial will be conducted at the Johns Hopkins ...

VIDEO: Quality of life measures take healthy living 'beyond HbA1c'

BALTIMORE — In this video exclusive, Endocrine Today Diabetes in Real Life columnist Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, FAADE, talks with Paul Madden, MEd, managing director of diabetes, science and medicine for the American Diabetes Association, about measures o ...

Cancer Treatment Centers of America announces two promotions

Alan Yahanda Arturo Loaiza-Bonilla Cancer Treatment Centers of America Global Inc. announced the promotion of two clinicians to national leadership positions. Alan Yahanda, MD, FACS, chief of staff at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Atlanta, has bee ...

Orthofix announces corporate re-alignment in second-quarter 2018 financial results

Orthofix Medical Inc. announced the re-alignment of its strategic business units around spine and extremities as its two primary focuses. As part of the re-alignment, the company’s name was changed from Orthofix International N.V. to Orthofix Medical Inc. ...

OSN’s top news of the week

Here are the top stories for Healio.com/Ophthalmology in the past week:   Eyenovia ’ s piezo-print latanoprost microdose shows positive results The EYN PG21 study evaluated 60 eyes of 30 healthy volunteers who received one microdose of piezo-print latanopr ...

OSN’s top news of the week

Here are the top stories for Healio.com/Ophthalmology in the past week:   Eyenovia ’ s piezo-print latanoprost microdose shows positive results The EYN PG21 study evaluated 60 eyes of 30 healthy volunteers who received one microdose of piezo-print latanopr ...

Recent updates on diet, nutrition for CV health

Adherence to a healthy diet is optimal for CV health. A number of recent studies and papers have focused on diet and nutrition. See below for updates on access to healthy foods, the impact of “diverse diets,” effects of sodium on the heart and more. Improv ...

For DIY ‘loopers,’ diabetes educators play important role

BALTIMORE — A person with diabetes who wants to build a do-it-yourself, closed-loop insulin delivery system already has access to the information needed to create the automated system; however, the support of an engaged diabetes educator is needed to help ...

VIDEO: Diabetes educators must first listen to families

BALTIMORE — In this video exclusive, Endocrine Today Diabetes in Real Life columnist Susan Weiner, MS, RDN, CDE, FAADE, talks with Jeff Hitchcock, president, and Laura Billetdeaux, vice president of education and programs, for Children With Diabetes. Hitch ...

Government's 'care Isa' plan dismissed by Tory health committee chair

Dr Sarah Wollaston labels as ‘colossal mistake’ proposed Isa where inheritance tax is axed A senior Tory MP has dismissed proposals for a “care Isa” after it emerged that ministers were considering a tax-free personal savings scheme to cover the rising co ...

Child passive smoking 'increases chronic lung risk'

A study shows higher risk of fatal lung disease in adults exposed to cigarette smoke in childhood. ...

The first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS

Lindsay van Dijk is the first humanist lead chaplain in the NHS. ...

Hepatobiliary MRI may predict liver cancer recurrence rates

The presence of a satellite nodule or peritumoral hypointensity in the hepatobiliary phase during preoperative hepatobiliary magnetic resonance imaging correlated with a high rate of recurrence among patients both within and outside Milan criteria who unde ...

Cardinal Wuerl withdraws from Dublin meeting

The Catholic Archbishop of Washington DC, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, has pulled out of next week's three-day World Meeting of Families where he was due to deliver Wednesday's keynote address. ...

National, Medicare Diabetes Prevention Programs can ‘turn the tide,’ but awareness needed

Ann Albright Nina Brown-Ashford BALTIMORE — The current diabetes epidemic demands a united and concerted effort to prevent future diagnoses and complications, and both the National and Medicare Diabetes Prevention Programs offer opportunities to “turn the ...