Why Do Some COVID-19 Tests Hurt So Much? Why Do Some COVID-19 Tests Hurt So Much?
Aside from headaches, teary eyes, and nosebleeds, some people have fainted. Others describe the test as feeling'like I was cleaned from behind my eyeball. 'WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - March 30, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Statins side effects: The eight most common side effects, which includes nosebleeds
STATINS bolster the body's defences against heart disease but they can cause a spate of unsettling side effects. According to Lloyds Pharmacy, there are eight common side effects associated with taking atorvastatin - a main type of statin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: The six 'emergency' signs of deadly hypertension
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, as some patients may not develop any signs of hypertension at all. But these are the six "emergency" warning symptoms of deadly high blood pressure, including nosebleeds and chest pain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Nosebleeds are the lesser-known sign indicating your risk
HIGH blood pressure: Signs and symptoms of the condition are not always obvious hence its title "the silent killer". Nosebleeds, however, are the lesser-known sign indicating your hypertension risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethanol plant found spreading toxic waste in Nebraska town
(Natural News) Residents in the small town of Mead in Nebraska have been dealing with a series of health and environmental issues since 2018. These issues include a sharp foul stench polluting the air, reports of unexplained throat irritation and nosebleeds, birds and butterflies appearing disoriented and even pet dogs becoming ill. But there is no mystery... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Four serious signs that may show up in your nose - 'nosebleeds'
STATINS are a proven game-changer against high cholesterol - a precursor to heart disease. The cholesterol-lowering medications can cause side effects - here are four associated with your nose. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Use Difficult Conversations to Provide Better Healthcare
Pretend you are a dust bunny behind the couch. Your life has meaning there, and you find happiness even though this is not what you expected. Times have been better, but things could be worse after all. The default in this world though is to be the fur on the back of a cat, not just some collection of fur, dust and house plant debris. Today, you have a problem and you need help. You aren’t exactly clear on what you want to happen, you just know that you need help. What arrives to your plea is a broom and a dustpan. The broom does not ask many questions – it just sees you as a dust bunny.  Unfortunate...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 19, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Justin Porter, RN, EMT-P Tags: Commentary Exclusives Patient Care EMT Healthcare Paramedic Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Nosebleeds could be an indication you’re at risk of hypertension
HIGH blood pressure can produce a host of unsettling symptoms if you lurch into hypertensive crisis territory. Experiencing nosebleeds may be just one of them. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nosebleed causes: Why is my nose bleeding?
NOSEBLEEDS are normally nothing to worry about, but sometimes they come on out of the blue. Why is my nose bleeding? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: How often do you have epistaxis attacks? It could be a sign
HIGH blood pressure is thought to be symptomless and any claims to the contrary have stirred up controversy. Research has found an association between a blood pressure and the frequency of epistaxis attacks, however. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Nosebleeds are a lesser-known warning sign your reading is too high
HIGH blood pressure can cause a variety of unusual ailments within the body. Nosebleeds are one of them and should not be ignored. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Data from EXPLORER Clinical Research Program to be Unveiled at American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2020
RARITAN, N.J., November 9, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that 10 data presentations will be shared at the virtual American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2020 from November 13-17. Most notably, four new sub-analyses of XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) from the landmark VOYAGER PAD trial, part of the EXPLORER global cardiovascular research program, will be presented, including two live, featured science oral presentations. “We're pleased VOYAGER PAD was selected to be front and center once again at a major medical congress, as there's an urgent need f...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - November 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Janssen Submits Application to U.S. FDA for New Indication to Expand Use of XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) in Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease
RARITAN, NJ, October 26, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today it has submitted a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a new indication to expand the use of XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD). If approved, this new indication for the XARELTO® vascular dose (2.5 mg twice daily plus aspirin 75-100 mg once daily) would include reducing the risk of major thrombotic vascular events such as heart attack, stroke and amputation in patients after recent lower-extremity revasculariz...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Spontaneous Nosebleeds Tied to High Blood Pressure
People with hypertension were more likely to have nosebleeds, and they tended to be more severe. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Blood Pressure Nosebleed Hypertension Source Type: news

High blood pressure warning: What colour is your urine? Sign of hypertension in the toilet
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, but may include nosebleeds and headaches. You could also be at risk of deadly hypertension if your urine changes colour. These are the signs of high blood pressure in the toilet. Should you speak to a doctor about hypertension symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure warning - how your face can reveal whether you're at risk
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, but may include nosebleeds and headaches. You could also be at risk of deadly hypertension if you develop this sign on your face. Should you check your blood pressure? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inherent Flaws in COVID-19 Testing Mean Some of Those Infected Don ’t Get the Treatment They Need
In late February, several weeks before the coronavirus outbreak shut down American cities and rose to the level of a national crisis, Kerri Rawson began to feel sick. “I was hit out of nowhere with what feels like the flu at first,” says Rawson, who also has asthma and takes cardiac medication for high-blood pressure. “You’re fine, and then all of a sudden you have a fever below 100°F and chest congestion.” Rawson is a 41-year-old writer and mother of two in Florida. (You may recognize her name from her 2019 memoir, about growing up as the daughter of a serial killer.) Her fever lasted for...
Source: TIME: Health - May 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Zach Schonfeld Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Source Type: news

What Are the Complications of Inhalant Abuse?
Discussion Hydrocarbons (HC) are organic compounds that are abused because they produce a euphoric effect, usually quickly, are low cost and easily obtained. They are commonly abused by adolescents and use in the US is either stable or increasing. Volatile HC rapidly distribute throughout the body which produces euphoria in seconds to minutes. There are 3 ways that HC are inhaled: Sniffing – directly inhaling the HC from the container. This has the lowest HC concentration. Huffing – a cloth is saturated with the HC and then the cloth is held to the nose and mouth and inhaled. This has a higher concentration ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 4, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: Nosebleeds could be a sign of the deadly condition
HIGH blood pressure means your body is under strain. The silent killer hardly reveals itself with any symptoms, but there are a handful of signs. What are they? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nasal problems - red flag symptoms
Dr Anish Kotecha outlines red flag symptoms associated with nose problems such as pain, obstruction or nosebleeds. (Source: GP Online Education)
Source: GP Online Education - April 14, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Red flag symptoms Source Type: news

Landmark Phase 3 VOYAGER PAD Study of XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) Plus Aspirin Shows Significant Benefit in Patients with Symptomatic Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) after Lower-Extremity Revascularization
RARITAN, NJ, March 28, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced the VOYAGER PAD study met its primary efficacy and principal safety endpoints, demonstrating the XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) vascular dose (2.5 mg twice daily) plus aspirin (100 mg once daily) was superior to aspirin alone in reducing the risk of major adverse limb and cardiovascular (CV) events by 15 percent in patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD) after lower-extremity revascularization, with similar rates of TIMI[1] major bleeding. VOYAGER PAD is the only study to show a significant benefi...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Janssen Highlights Continued Commitment to Cardiovascular & Metabolic Healthcare Solutions with Late-Breaking Data at the First Fully Virtual American College of Cardiology Scientific Session
RARITAN, N.J., March 20, 2020 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that it will unveil late-breaking data from its leading cardiovascular and metabolism portfolio during the virtual American College of Cardiology’s 69th Annual Scientific Session together with the World Congress of Cardiology (ACC.20/WCC) on March 28-30, 2020. Notably, four late-breaking abstracts for XARELTO® (rivaroxaban) will be presented, including data from the Phase 3 VOYAGER PAD study in patients with symptomatic peripheral artery disease (PAD) after lower-extremity revascularization.Click to...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - March 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Plagues and People – The Coronavirus in a Historical Perspective
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Mar 19 2020 (IPS) The human factor is intimately involved in the origin, spread, and mitigation of the Coronavirus and we cannot afford to ignore that our future existence depends on compassion and cooperation. Response matters! Some quarantined Italians might recall Giovanni Boccaccio´s The Decameron from 1353 in which people escaping the plague are secluded in a villa where they tell stories to each other. Boccaccio introduced his collection of short stories with an eyewitness account of horrifying human suffering in Florence, which in 1348 was struck by a ”pestilence” t...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - March 19, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Reducing Tongue Fat Could Improve Sleep Apnea, Study Says
This study shows reducing excess fat in general can reduce tongue size,” said Dr. Raj Dasgupta, a sleep specialist at Keck Medicine at the University of Southern California, who was not involved in the study. In the new paper, the researchers used MRI imaging to measure the effect on upper airways of a 10% weight loss in 67 obese patients. The images showed reducing tongue fat was the primary reason overall sleep apnea scores improved by 31%. “In fact, the more tongue fat you lost, the more your apnea improved,” said Schwab, who is the co-director of the Penn Sleep Center at Penn Medicine. Costs of sleep ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated CBSN Boston CNN Source Type: news

Health Tip: Coping With Winter Nosebleeds
-- Wintry climates and cold viruses can lead to frequent nosebleeds, says the National Hemophilia Foundation. To prevent nosebleeds during winter, the foundation suggests: Use a humidifier to moisturize the air. Use a nasal saline spray or... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 10, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Coping With Winter Nosebleeds
Title: Health Tip: Coping With Winter NosebleedsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - January 10, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Clinical Guidelines Developed for Managing Nosebleeds
THURSDAY, Jan. 9, 2020 -- In a clinical practice guideline from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation, published online Jan. 7 in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, recommendations are presented for the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Nosebleed (epistaxis): New clinical practice guideline
(American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery) The American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation published the Clinical Practice Guideline: Nosebleed (Epistaxis) today in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. A nosebleed is a common medical condition that occurs at some point in at least 60% of people in the United States. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - January 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Yellow fever – Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
On 13 November 2019, the Venezuela International Health Regulations (IHR) National Focal Point (NFP) and the Venezuela PAHO/WHO Country Office shared information about a confirmed case of yellow fever in Bolivar State. The case-patient is a 46-year-old male resident of the municipality of Gran Sabana, Bolivar State. He was in the locality of Uriman municipality of Gran Sabana within the 19 days prior to the onset of symptoms. Symptom onset was on 14 September 2019, and included fever, chills, nausea, vomiting, epistaxis, petechiae, and diarrhoea. On 26 September 2019, he visited a public hospital in the municipality of Her...
Source: WHO Disease Outbreaks - November 21, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: news Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What can cause a headache and a nosebleed?
Headaches and nosebleeds are common and not usually a cause for concern. When they occur together, however, people may be worried that they are linked. Learn about their causes and when to see a doctor here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Nosebleeds: Causes, home remedies and treatments
(Natural News) The inner nose is one of the more sensitive parts of the body. It is lined with delicate blood vessels found close to the surface of the skin. If these blood vessels start to break, it will result in a nosebleed. Nosebleeds are common and can be frightening for some individuals, but they are... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

“ Bulking Up ” For Sports?
Discussion Athletes, whether recreational or competitive, who participate in weight sensitive sports commonly gain or lose weight to achieve a particular body type or to improve performance. Athletes in duration or aesthetic sports (such as distance running, diving, dance, etc.) attempting to lose weight to be able to move the body against gravity better. Sports that emphasize strength and power including combat sports (such as football, wrestling, mixed martial arts, body building, etc.) often have athletes attempting to gain weight and lean muscle mass to improve performance. This is felt to increase the strength-to-weig...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - October 21, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about nosebleeds with clots
Several factors can cause nosebleeds with clots, including physical trauma, allergies, and a deviated septum. It is fairly easy to stop a nosebleed at home. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

How Common Are Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks After Minor Head Trauma?
Discussion Basilar skulls fractures are relatively common occurring in 4-20% of all skull fractures. Motor vehicle accidents, significant falls from heights and blunt trauma are the most common causes of basilar skull fractures. Basilar skulls fractures are even less common in children than adults. Complications can include meningitis, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks, cranial nerve injuries or even potentially death. With more significant trauma to the head and body, it is not surprising that complications are more likely. Nasoethmoid facial fractures have similar common mechanisms of injury including motor vehicle accid...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 15, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to stop a nosebleed
Nosebleeds are a common problem, but they often subside quickly with at-home treatment. In this article, learn how to stop a nosebleed at home. We also cover stopping nosebleeds in children and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Gruesome footage shows a doctor pulling a leech out of a man's nose
The man, known only by his surname Cao, sought help from an ear, nose and throat specialist in southern China after enduring ten days of near-constant nosebleeds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic goes off-label to treat severe bleeding disorder
For people with a rare bleeding disorder called "hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia," or HHT, simple issues such as a nosebleed can be life-threatening. The disease has no cure. But Dr. Vivek Iyer, a Mayo Clinic pulmonary and critical care physician, found that a drug commonly used for cancer can stop the bleeding and restore quality of [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 25, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Health Tip: Stopping Nosebleeds
-- Nosebleeds often occur from a leaky blood vessel in the nose, says Harvard Medical School. Here's a description of a pinching technique to relieve a nosebleed: Nod your head forward. Place your thumb on one side of your nose and your... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 16, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: When to see a doctor if a child has a nosebleed
Nosebleeds are common in young children. Most nosebleeds are not a cause for concern, and it is usually possible to treat them at home by applying gentle pressure to the child ’s nose. However, persistent, recurring, or very heavy bleeding may require medical attention. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: Why does my nose bleed when I blow it?  
Nosebleeds are quite common – 60 per cent of the population has one at some point in their lives. There is a large increase in the winter months writes DR ELLIE CANNON. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Preventing Nosebleeds
Title: Health Tip: Preventing NosebleedsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/25/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/26/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - December 26, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Preventing Nosebleeds
-- Since there are so many blood vessels in the nose and they are so close to the surface, they are relatively easy to injure and trigger a nosebleed, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. Nosebleeds are most often caused by dryness in the air... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Naturally relieve a nosebleed with these potent acupressure points
(Natural News) Your nose contains a network of tiny and sensitive blood vessels. If any of these blood vessels were to be damaged, it would result in a nosebleed. Medically termed as “epistaxis,” nosebleeds are a common condition among children and adults. There are many remedies that can help treat nosebleeds, such as the ancient... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure - do you hear this noise in your ears? Hidden signs of hypertension
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, but may include chest pain, severe headaches and nosebleeds. You could also be at risk of hypertension signs if you hear this noise in your ear. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: The pain you should NEVER ignore - it could be deadly hypertension
HIGH blood pressure symptoms include chest pain, nosebleeds, and severe headaches. But you could also be at risk of hypertension symptoms if you have pain in these parts of the body. It could be a sign of a deadly emergency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure - the one warning sign of hypertension that could cause ‘sudden death’
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, but may include chest pain, headaches and nosebleeds. You could be at risk of hypertension signs and sudden death if you have this one painful symptom. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure warning - why you should never ignore this drowsy symptom
HIGH blood pressure symptoms include chest pain, severe headaches, and nosebleeds. But you could also be at risk of hypertension signs if you often have this drowsy symptom. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for high blood pressure - the 1p a day capsules to prevent hypertension
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to lower your risk of high blood pressure symptoms and signs, including chest pain, nosebleeds and severe headaches. Add these cheap capsules to your daily diet to help prevent hypertension. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: More than Skin Deep
(MedPage Today) -- A 22-year-old woman went to the doctor with concerns about frequent nosebleeds. She also noticed some bright red macules and spider veins had appeared on her lips and tongue. If she pressed on them, they briefly disappeared. Can you diagnose the patient? (Source: MedPage Today Dermatology)
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology - November 19, 2018 Category: Dermatology Source Type: news

High blood pressure - do your eyes looks like this? Hypertension risk revealed
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to  spot, but may include chest pain, headaches and nosebleeds. You could be at risk of hypertension signs if your eyes look like this - here’s how to check your chances of developing high blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news