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 26, 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

Bleeding gums and all-day nosebleeds turn out to be a sign of a deadly bone marrow disease 
Natalia Slazak, 31, from Buckinghamshire, was diagnosed with aplastic anaemia, a condition which causes red and white blood cells and platelets to drop to dangerously low levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Home remedies for relieving a dry nose
If the insides of the nasal passages are too dry, it can cause pain, itching, scabbing, nosebleeds, and congestion. However, a dry nose is rarely a cause for concern, and a person can usually treat it themselves, by inhaling steam or by using a humidifier, nasal sprays, or nasal rinses. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Stomach-churning footage shows a wriggling leech after it was removed from a man's NOSE
The patient, known only by his surname Pan, went to  Dongguan Chang'an Hospital in South China's Guangdong province after he experienced a near-nonstop nosebleed for 10 days. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Studies: Low-Dose Aspirin May Not Prevent Initial Heart Attack, Stroke
Taking a low-dose aspirin every day has long been known to cut the chances of another heart attack, stroke or other heart problem in people who already have had one, but the risks don’t outweigh the benefits for most other folks, major new research finds. Although it’s been used for more than a century, aspirin’s value in many situations is still unclear. The latest studies are some of the largest and longest to test this pennies-a-day blood thinner in people who don’t yet have heart disease or a blood vessel-related problem. One found that aspirin did not help prevent first strokes or heart attacks...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch aspirin Source Type: news

32 Children ’s Medicines Recalled For Potential ‘ Microbial Contamination ’
(CBS Local) – King Bio is voluntarily recalling 32 children’s medicines because of potential “microbial contamination,” the company said in a statement on Wednesday. The medicines, which include those meant to relieve common illnesses including fever, cough, flu, tummy aches, nosebleeds, and earaches, were sold nationwide. According to the company, “the use of drugs products with microbial contamination could potentially result in increased infections that may require medical intervention, and could result in infections that could be life threatening to certain individuals.” No...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News children's medication FDA Local TV Recall talkers Source Type: news

Featured Review: Saline irrigation for allergic rhinitis
A team of review authors from the UK and Thailand worked with theCochrane ENT Group to evaluate the benefits ofnasal saline irrigation in people with allergic rhinitis.Allergic rhinitis is inflammation (swelling and/or irritation) of the inside of the nose caused by allergies and is common in both children and adults. Common causes include grass or tree pollen, mould, dust mites or animal dander (tiny flakes of skin). People with allergic rhinitis experience symptoms (nasal obstruction, runny nose, nasal itching and sneezing) that may affect their quality of life.Nasal saline irrigation (also known as nasal douche, wash or...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 4, 2018 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes a nosebleed at night?
Nosebleeds can occur at any time, and some people only experience them at night. A range of factors may be responsible, including colds, chemical exposure, and heavy alcohol use. Home care can stop most nosebleeds, but if they recur, a person should see a doctor. Here, learn more about nighttime nosebleeds. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Scientists warn that 5G tech found in WiFi street lamps is causing insomnia, nosebleeds, and stillbirths
(Natural News) Across the pond, one brave man is speaking out about a sudden spike in health problems he believes are related to LED streetlamps that purportedly emit 5G radiation. In Gateshead, a town in Northern England, citizens are reporting an array of disturbing side effects including insomnia, nosebleeds and even stillbirth — and Mark... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Robert Jarvik: An Innovator with Heart
Robert Jarvik, MD, remembers Dec. 2, 1982, as vividly as if it were last week. He was 36 at the time and a device he designed, the Jarvik 7 artificial heart, was about to be implanted into a human patient for the first time. That patient, a retired dentist named Barney Clark, had been at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City for about a week, and his medical team, lead by William DeVries, MD, planned to put off the surgery just a little while longer in hopes of getting Clark as strong as possible for the operation. But Clark wasn't getting stronger. Robert Jarvik, MD, will receive the MDEA Lifetime Ac...
Source: MDDI - May 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: MD & M East (New York) Cardiovascular Design Source Type: news

Medically Clear: TXA Superior to Packing for Epistaxis, and Patients Like It Better
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - April 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Medically Clear Source Type: news

You Asked: Is It Bad To Pick Your Nose?
Most agree that nose-picking is an unseemly habit. But a casual observation of drivers (who seem to think no one can see them through clear glass) suggests that a lot of people pick when they believe no one’s watching. Setting aside the shame of being busted knuckle-deep in nostril, can picking your nose hurt your health? “Probably the number-one thing we worry about is digital trauma, which is a fancy name for bleeding related to picking,” says Dr. Brett Comer, a head and neck surgeon and assistant professor of otolaryngology at the University of Kentucky. The skin on the inside of the nose is more delic...
Source: TIME: Health - February 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized healthytime public health Source Type: news

IV Bevacizumab Effective for Severe HHT - Related Bleeding
Drop in RBC transfusion requirements, epistaxis severity in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - February 5, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gastroenterology, Oncology, Pharmacy, Journal, Source Type: news

Another At-Bat for PCSK9 Outcomes; tPA for Cancer, Psych Patients; Nosebleed Tx
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - January 29, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Statins health alert: Nine common side effects - including nosebleeds and headaches
STATINS are a group of medicines used to lower blood cholesterol levels, but a review out this week says the drugs see next to no benefit. There are also a number of side effects, as outlined by the NHS. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news