What you need to know about Zika virus

by John Ross, MD, FIDSA, Contributing Editor – Harvard Health Publications

Last week, the government of El Salvador gave what might be the strangest public health advice of all time: don’t get pregnant for the next two years. Officials in Colombia, Ecuador, and Jamaica have also warned women to avoid pregnancy, although only for the next several months.

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CALL4BRAIN 2015: quando le sfide della medicina e dell’innovazione tecnologica diventano un successo di pubblico

Oltre 400 persone all’evento di divulgazione e condivisione delle grandi sfide di scienza, medicina e innovazione

Milano, 26 novembre 2015 – Tutto esaurito e oltre 400 partecipanti a CALL4BRAIN 2015, evento gratuito e aperto al pubblico interamente dedicato a diffondere e promuovere le sfide della medicina e della scienza, settori con un grande potenziale da esprimere perchè oggi l’innovazione tecnologica è concretamente a disposizione di rapidi cambiamenti. CALL4BRAIN è stato organizzato da Fightthestroke.org, associazione di promozione sociale fondata da Francesca Fedeli e Roberto D’Angelo e che dal 2011 supporta la causa dei giovani sopravvissuti all’ictus come il loro piccolo Mario.

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What causes pediatric stroke?

Article published on www.bundoo.com – Reviewed by Justin Morgan, MD, FAAP, Board Certified Pediatrician

Many people think that strokes only affect the elderly. Stroke, however, can and does occur in children. In fact, statistics show that up to 13 children out of every 100,000 have suffered from the neurological event. Boys are slightly more likely than girls to suffer from a stroke.

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FrontiersX: digital transformation in healthcare

Article originally posted on pharmaphorum.com

All the ingredients for healthcare disruption will come together in one place at Frontiers of Interaction on 12 and 13 November in Milan, Italy.

A hybrid between a conference and a show, the dedicated digital innovation event is celebrating its 10th year with a 360° view of the future of health innovation curated by Roberto Ascione, CEO of Healthware International.

With international speakers, workshops, networking, start-ups, artists and music, the event attracts innovators from the pharma industry, digital health startups, healthcare communications, specialist media, investors, founders and CEOs in healthcare.

The aim is to inspire people with a vision of the future of health and medicine with digital technologies and data visualisation, through social media and mobile apps, connected objects and patient engagement tools.

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9 Signs You’re Overstressed

Article originally posted www.powerofpositivity.com

Longer days; more work; less vacation; later retirement… do any of these sound familiar? The truth is that most people are dealing with one or more of these situations in their life. In addition, most people believe that they are underpaid and overextended in their working lives. Combining the pressures of work with having to manage a hectic personal schedule can mean a very stressful existence.

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The Pioppi Protocol: bad science, good food and a lesson in longevity

An article by Dr. Aseem Malhotra

What are the TRUE longevity secrets of the Mediterranean?

World renowned British Cardiologist Dr. Aseem Malhotra joins Donal O’Neill (Cereal Killers) on a fascinating quest to uncover, interpret and translate the misunderstood secrets of Mediterranean longevity and heart health, from the place where it all began.

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