52 Shades of Success: Wake County mental health group scores funding; Chapel Hill nonprofit plans coffee kiosk
B3 Coffee plans a phased launch for a coffee kiosk opening this summer in the Chapel Hill public library. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - April 1, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Connie Gentry Source Type: news

Data from New VOYAGER PAD Analyses at ACC.22 Reinforce Benefit of XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Plus Aspirin in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) and Various Co-Morbid Conditions
RARITAN, N.J., April 1, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced data from new analyses from the Phase 3 VOYAGER PAD clinical trial reinforcing the benefit of the XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) vascular dose (2.5 mg twice daily plus aspirin 100 mg once daily) in reducing severe vascular events in patients with PAD after lower-extremity revascularization (LER), a procedure that restores blood flow to the legs. Data from the two analyses demonstrate the role that the XARELTO® vascular dose plays in PAD patients with and without chronic kidney disease (CKD) and in PAD patients with and ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - April 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

What It ’s Like Living With Aphasia—and How to Support a Loved One With the Condition
Bruce Willis, the 67-year-old actor and star of classic action movies like Die Hard, is halting his acting career after being diagnosed with the language disorder aphasia. On March 30, his daughter Rumer, ex-wife Demi Moore, and other family members announced the diagnosis on Instagram. “Our beloved Bruce has been experiencing some health issues and has recently been diagnosed with aphasia, which is impacting his cognitive abilities,” the family wrote. “As a result of this and with much consideration Bruce is stepping away from the career that has meant so much to him.” [time-brightcove not-tgx=R...
Source: TIME: Health - March 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate medicine Source Type: news

Coffee and energy drink use patterns in college freshmen: associations with adverse health behaviors and risk factors - Svikis DS, Dillon PM, Meredith SE, Thacker LR, Polak K, Edwards AC, Pomm D, Dick D, Kendler K.
BACKGROUND: Public health concern over college students mixing caffeine-containing energy drinks (EDs) and alcohol has contributed to an array of ED-focused research studies. One review found consistent associations between ED use and heavy/problem drinkin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 31, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

NHS in danger of losing staff to supermarkets and coffee shops, union warns
Unison claimed cleaners and porters in the health service are currently paid up to £2 less per hour than shelf stackers in Aldi and baristas in Costa. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS facing  stiff competition for staff from high street firms, says UNISON   
The NHS risks losing thousands of low-paid staff​ including 999 call handlers, healthcare assistants, medical secretaries and cleaners to the private sector unless wages increase significantly, says a report published today (Monday) by UNISON. Major names on the high street​ including supermarkets, coffee shops and logistics firms​, are among those promoting wages that exceed the lowest hourly rates in the NHS. Morrisons is offering a minimum of £10 an hour compared with £9.49 for a hospital porter or catering assistant, and Amazon’s basic rate is £11.10 for some permanent staff, according to the research c...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - March 27, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Sophie Goodchild Tags: News Press release NHS pay rise Source Type: news

Coffee Drinking May Cut Heart Disease Risk, Prolong Survival Coffee Drinking May Cut Heart Disease Risk, Prolong Survival
“Daily coffee intake should not be discouraged, but rather considered part of a healthy diet,” say researchers based on their observational analyses of UK Biobank data.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - March 27, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Heart attack: Coffee consumption could reducing calcium clogging by 40% and slash risk
THE JURY is out on whether coffee is beneficial or detrimental to heart health, but there is a widely held belief that high caffeine concentrations could interact dangerously with the vital organ. Some research throws this belief into question, however, showing that the beverage could prevent calcium deposits from entering the arteries. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Two to three cups of coffee may boost your life expectancy – new study
COFFEE recently overtook tea as the most popular drink in Britain. As well as providing a caffeinated hit to the morning of many, coffee could also help add to the number of mornings a person has left. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking coffee could benefit your heart and help you live longer, research finds
Contrary to some medical advice, drinking coffee might actually protect your heart instead of causing or worsening heart problems, according to new research. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking coffee could benefit your heart
Contrary to worries among some doctors and the public, drinking coffee may actually protect your heart instead of causing or worsening heart problems. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - March 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drink Up!   Daily Coffee Tied to Longer, Healthier Life
THURSDAY, March 24, 2022 -- In yet another finding that highlights the health perks coffee can brew, new studies show that having two to three cups a day not only wakes you up, it ' s also good for your heart and may help you live longer. In this... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 24, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Drinking two coffees a day may cut the risk of heart disease and an early death by up to 15%
Researchers in Australia found people in their 50s who drank coffee two or three times a day were 10 to 15 per cent less likely to suffer heart disease, heart failure, irregular heart beat or die from any cause. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Water Scarcity in Africa to Reach Dangerously High Levels by 2025 – Experts
Access to clean, affordable and safe drinking water is far from universal across Africa. Credit: Joyce ChimbiBy Joyce ChimbiNairobi, Kenya, Mar 23 2022 (IPS) Joan Waweru was among villagers on their regular trek to the river to fetch water when they discovered a neighbour’s dead body, believed to have committed suicide by drowning in river Kamiti. She was thirteen years old and recalls how even after the traumatizing incident, the village, and many others along river Kamiti, which runs along coffee plantations in Kiambu County of Kenya’s Central region, continued to rely on the river as their primary source of ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 23, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Joyce Chimbi Tags: Africa Development & Aid Featured Headlines Health Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations IPS UN Bureau IPS UN Bureau Report water World Water Day Source Type: news

Workers at a Seattle Starbucks vote to unionize, hoping to send a signal of change to the food-service industry
Employees at a Starbucks in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood voted to join a union, bringing the national organizing wave to the coffee giant's hometown. #starbucks #coffeegiant #capitolhill (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news