Don’t be fooled by common food safety myths. Protect yourself and your loved ones by avoiding these mistakes in the kitchen: https://bit.ly/3revEe0
SALMONELLA OUTBREAK: CDC is investigating Salmonella cases in 11 states linked to flour. Flour is a raw ingredient and can have germs in it. Bake or cook foods made with raw flour before eating them.
For more tips and information about the outbreak: https://bit.ly/3M5T6b2
Older adults are more likely to get very sick from #COVID19. The updated COVID-19 booster provides added protection to prevent severe illness or hospitalization.
Learn more about the benefits of getting an updated COVID-19 booster. https://bit.ly/37aivMc
Updated Model Aquatic Health Code (#MAHC) includes new recommendations to help U.S. local, state, territorial, and tribal officials reduce the risk of illness and injury at public pools, hot tubs, or splash pads.
Read updated edition online: http://bit.ly/3Y4po8Y
You will be missed, Dr. Umemura! Best of luck in your future position.
Had my last UM brain tumor board surrounded by moving boxes. I’m going to miss seeing these faces weekly & also of those who don’t turn camera on at 7am 🥲
@MichelleMKimMD @DeniseLeungMD @Wajd_MD @DanWahlMD @kylesconway @ToddCHollon @UMneurosciences @umichneuro @UMichRadOnc
#DYK? Approximately 6% of infants born to a mother who has #HepatitisC will also get hepatitis C.
@cdchep recommends that you get tested for #HepC if you are pregnant. Ask your doctor about getting tested.
Learn more: https://bit.ly/376W0GX
#quickcase. On POD2 Following a lysis of adhesions and resection for bowel obstruction you notice green drainage from the midline wound. What’s next?
Triglycerides are good for you-- as long as you can metabolize them. Make sure you eat plenty of foods designed to keep them at a healthy level - like my Mint Chip Meringue recipe from earlier today!
Spectacular #vMed23 talk by @kentbye exploring the philosophical implications of #VR. Reviews the book "Reality+" by David Chalmers and the thesis that virtual reality is a genuine reality. "Virtual worlds need not be second-class realities." A wide ranging and eye-opening talk!
Although most patients with pain seem to improve with #VR in @LindaNguyenMD’s experience, they don’t all get better. Some might have panic attack or worse pain, highlighting the importance of careful patient selection and shared decision making around VR treatment. #vMed23
Can #VR help reduce pain and anxiety among people with chronic abdominal pain? Dr. @LindaNguyenMD of @Stanford presents new data showing benefits of using mindfulness relaxation and abdominal breathing in VR. Presenting her results here at #vMed23. #GITwitter
"Virtual Reality Interventions for Pain and Anxiety in Patients with Cancer": Dr. Scott Irwin, Director of #CedarsSinai Patient and Family Support Program, shares new data at #vMed23 using #VR during chemo infusions. Reports statistically lower pain & anxiety scores from therapy
Dr. Lacy enlightening the #vMed crowd about the brain-gut axis and role of #VR for abdominal pain.
"Virtual Reality: A New Treatment Paradigm for Disorder of Gut-Brain Interaction": Dr. Brian Lacy of @MayoClinic is discussing the role of #VR for conditions like #IBS and #dyspepsia in his talk happening now at #vMed23. Promising new approaches! #GITwitter
Wow, look how many locations within @DeptVetAffairs are actively using #VR for patient care! The VA has been innovating in medical #XR for years. Caitlin Rawlins from VA is now presenting "XR in the VA" at our #vMed23 conference. Helping vets, one headset at a time.
"VR at Home: Facilitating Communication Between Person with Dementia & Their Family Care Partners in a Canadian Province"- Research by @raheleh_s at Toronto Rehab Institute being presented now at #vMed. Describes ongoing trial using various forms of #VR to support dementia care.
How do we enhance diversity in clinical trials? @Drbraingirl presents her work using mixed method approaches to boost representation of African American & Hispanic participants in our @NIH funded #VR study at #CedarsSinai. Happening now at #vMed23. Will post video once edited.
"Challenges and surprises of using #VR in labour": That's the current topic at #vMed23 as Dr. Lorna Massov from New Zealand kicks off our "MXR Around the World" session to discuss a culturally-based VR program for Maori women. Fascinating research!
"Awe" is the "feeling of being in the presence of something vast that transcends your understanding of the world." There are important medical benefits of awe, outlined in this slide from @TYarbrow & Katheleen Benton's talk happening now at #vMed23 on #VR for hospice. Inspiring!
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Using #VR to personalize mental healthcare in Japan. Dr. Masayo Matsumura is speaking now at #vMed23 about how she uses VR to manage depression and other mental health issues in her hospital at Kochi Medical Center. It's one of many international talks at @virtualmedconf.
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Want to grow your back muscles? Our Fitness Editor shares five of the best back-building exercises for a bigger, stronger rear
Spirulina is incredibly nutrient-rich and can help bring down an elevated triglyceride level.
If you'd like my triglyceride-lowering Mint Chip Meringue recipe, make sure you comment below!
A virtual clinic? @koraksarkar_M3D reveals his innovative plans at @OchsnerHealth to build out a full service healthcare #XR R&D center. It will be a physical space for virtual worlds. He's discussing now at #vMed23. Other hospitals should watch this space!
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ICYMI: Don't forget registration for this year's Clinical Pathology Symposium closes on April 14! All #UMichPath faculty and staff are invited to attend. Register for one or all presentations. http://michmed.org/xNG3P
A free #VR relaxation world: The Secret Garden, available in 18 languages. An interesting resource shown in this slide by @VirtualBrenda in her talk happening now at #vMed23. I'll be sure to check it out. Let us know what you think if you try it.
It’s #VR everywhere in the demo hall of #vMed23!
"Genius comes from gaming" - Facts! This is the opening slide from @Marliesschijven in her outstanding talk happening now at #vMed23, titled "Serious Gaming for Surgeons." Healthcare can learn so much from the science of fun!
Hearing loss from noise is preventable. A recent survey shows most U.S. adult participants favor taking protective actions to prevent hearing loss at venues and events with loud music.
Learn more: https://bit.ly/mm7213a3
"Mental Health in the #Metaverse: Projecting Risks and Benefits" - This is a critical topic as we consider how to design a Metaverse that does more than gaming and entertainment. @VirtualBrenda is giving this important talk now at #vMed23 at #CedarsSinai. A lot to consider.
We are grateful to all physicians for their outstanding contributions that ensure exceptional patient care, research and education. #DoctorsDay
Happening now at #vMed23: @markzhangdo is introducing the American Medical Extended Reality Association (@theAMXRA), a new home for the #MXR professional. Goals of this new medical society include creating a new journal (JAMXRA), new educational programs, and more!
Vaccination is an important tool in stopping the spread of mpox. About 1 in 3 people who are recommended to get the mpox vaccine have had at least one dose.
If you think you might be eligible, find an mpox vaccine site near you: http://bit.ly/mm7213a4
It's #NationalDoctorsDay 2023 - Do you have a @umichneuro doc you'd like to shout out today?
It’s National Doctors Day: Do you have a U-M doctor you’d like to thank? #ThankADoctor #NationalDoctorsDay https://victors.us/doctor2023
Medical extended reality (#MXR) is now a legitimate branch of medicine. With over 18K peer-reviewed papers, a new medical society (@theAMXRA), increasing insurance coverage of #XR, and expansive research, the time is now to design a #Metaverse that supports human health. #vMed23
Flushing your water heater can remove #germs & extend its life. Manufacturers recommend doing it annually, if the water is discolored, before you move into a home, or after plumbing work.
Follow the manufacturer’s instructions or work with a professional. http://bit.ly/3xNegT5
What other conference greets people at the registration desk with a #VR sensory immersion booth? #vMed23
Sleep is when our bodies perform their metabolic duties. And our blood sugar can be a clear indicator of whether it’s truly in restoration mode every night.
Watch the full video here. ▶️ https://fal.cn/3x0sm
The #vMed drone is now in full effect!
The dawn of a magnificent event #vMed @Virtualmedconf , waiting for the brightness & curiosity of participants, the next generation of #Healthcare #Digitalhealth #XR #MXR game-changers! @BrennanSpiegel @CedarsSinai #CollaborativeXR http://RafaelGrossmann.Health honored to be here! https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1641437760811851783
Bright and early at #vMed23 as we put finishing touches on the main stage. Can’t wait to get started as our ~60 speakers from around the world take the stage to explore the future of medicine in the #Metaverse!
Wishing all the physicians at @ClevelandClinic a happy #DoctorsDay2023.
You are most deserving of appreciation for how you give back to humanity every day.
Each of us is made better by the caring presence of a doctor in our lives. Happy #DoctorsDay to all of our @CleClinicUro physicians!
"Racial variations in the #XR experience": NIH scientist @IAmSusanPersky is now presenting her innovative work at #vMed23 exploring racial/ethnic disparities in clinical trial participation & outcomes. Reports Black participants in #VR trials have less cybersickness than White.
This made my year! Performing loop station beatbox with my friend Harmon Clarke, patient advocate extraordinaire and musician. On Friday, I'll work my beatbox loop station and try to keep up with Harmon's raps while on stage at #vMed23. Preview here:
Your body’s metabolism is the be-all-end-all to your overall health. Are you ready to commit to creating an abundance of health for yourself?
Watch the full video here. ▶️ https://fal.cn/3wZiW
For 60+ years, thousands of people have been part of the Nat’l Health & Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), the nation’s mobile health survey. It combines interviews & physical exams, providing a complete picture of health in the US.
More about NHANES: https://bit.ly/3KgbzjU
Many people with kidney failure receive #dialysis treatment. Infections are common among people receiving dialysis and can be very serious.
During #NationalKidneyMonth, learn more about ways you can help prevent these serious infections: https://bit.ly/3yM0CQw
Regular screening is cancer prevention. If you’re 45 or older, it’s time to ask your doctor about your colorectal cancer screening options. https://bit.ly/3pV2xeM