US Records More Than 71,000 Cases on Thursday US Records More Than 71,000 Cases on Thursday
New coronavirus statistics bear out experts'predictions that the coronavirus will tighten its grip on the United States in the fall and winter.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Flu jab symptoms: Can the flu jab make you ill?
THE FLU jab is safe and effective, but it does have side effects. Can the flu jab make you ill? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19 Deaths: The Price for Not Wearing Masks is Perhaps 130,000 Lives
The pandemic death toll could be lowered by next spring if more Americans wear masks, a new analysis finds. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Deaths (Fatalities) Disease Rates Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation Nature Medicine (Journal) United States Source Type: news

US suicide rate fell last year after decade of steady rise
The U.S. suicide rate fell slightly last year, the first annual decline in more than a decade (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Moderna Might Seek Government OK for Vaccine in December Moderna Might Seek Government OK for Vaccine in December
In a news release issued Thursday, Massachusetts-based Moderna said it had enrolled all 30,000 volunteers and had administered the second dose of the vaccine to 26,650 of them.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Hypothyroidism in Pregnant Woman May Raise Child's Risk of ADHD Hypothyroidism in Pregnant Woman May Raise Child's Risk of ADHD
Low levels of maternal thyroid hormone during the first three months of pregnancy may influence a fetus's brain development leaving the child at a greater risk of ADHD, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Polish police: 15 detained after abortion ban protest
Protesters have assembled in Poland for a second day to vent anger over a court ruling that declared abortions of fetuses with congenital defects unconstitutional (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

France surpasses 1 million confirmed virus cases amid spike
French health authorities say France has recorded over 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic, becoming the second country in Western Europe after Spain to reach that number of known infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Expected Clinical Trajectory of Severe Bronchiolitis Doesn't Pass Muster in New Study Expected Clinical Trajectory of Severe Bronchiolitis Doesn't Pass Muster in New Study
A new study challenges the notion that bronchiolitis symptoms peak on days three to five of illness in hospitalized infants.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Fewer than 4% of people in Wuhan have COVID-19 antibodies, study finds
Fewer than 4% of adults in Wuhan, China, tested positive for antibodies against COVID-19, putting the possibility of countries developing " herd immunity " against the virus without a vaccine in doubt. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

French health authorities say France has reached over 1 million confirmed virus cases amid pandemic's second wave
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Backlog in reporting of test results swells coronavirus case count in L.A. County
Of the 3,600 new coronavirus infections reported in L.A. County on Thursday, officials said roughly 2,000 were from a backlog of tests. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Luke Money Source Type: news

A New, Large Study Finds Plasma Does Not Lower Risk of Dying from COVID-19
This study had a large sample size and it showed that when plasma is infused in patients who have moderate COVID-19 (similar to severe in other countries), it did not reduce mortality or progression to more critical COVID-19,” Aparna Mukherjee, a scientist in epidemiology and communicable diseases at the Indian Council of Medical Research and one of the co-authors of the study, said in an email response to questions. The results add to the continued debate over how useful convalescent plasma might be as a treatment for COVID-19. Convalescent plasma is one of the oldest therapies that doctors have used in treating i...
Source: TIME: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Postal Service awards $5 million contract to Postmaster DeJoy's former company XPO
Annual pay rate to move mail across a 700-mile highway route is one of the highest among 1,600 USPS contracts last quarter. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes - drinking pomegranate juice may lower high blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 2 is easy to manage if you modify aspects of your lifestyle to lower your blood sugar levels. Diet holds the key and research suggests drinking pomegranate juice can aid you in this endeavour. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most Americans Want to End Seasonal Time Changes
As most of America prepares for the Nov. 1 return of standard time, 63% want one fixed, year-round time, a new survey finds. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Fresh Air' Reflects On The Psychedelic Movement
We listen to a 1983 interview with psychologist Timothy Leary, a 1990 interview with spiritual leader Ram Dass and a 2018 interview with How to Change Your Mind author Michael Pollan. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Terry Gross Source Type: news

UFC 254: Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje Preview Show - MMA Fighting
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Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Penalty phase of Scott Peterson trial will happen again
Prosecutors will again seek the death penalty for convicted killer Scott Peterson in the slaying of his pregnant wife and unborn son... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California DA will retry Scott Peterson for death penalty, prosecutors say
Scott Peterson returned to a Stanislaus, Calif., court -- albeit virtually -- for the first time in more than a decade on Friday for a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deep sleep can help to alleviate anxiety symptoms - key tips to achieve it
ANXIETY symptoms can get in the way of everyday life, making it hard to perform even basic tasks. Deep sleep has been shown to target the mechanisms that cause anxiety - here are several ways to achieve it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At 12, She ’s a Covid ‘Long Hauler’
Although most young people recover quickly, doctors are seeing some children and teens with lingering fatigue and other chronic problems. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Tuller Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome (PIMS) Children and Childhood Chronic Condition (Health) Content Type: Service Migraine Headaches Parenting Joints (Body Part) Source Type: news

The Latest: WHO: Northern hemisphere at 'critical juncture'
The head of the World Health Organization warns that countries in the Northern hemisphere are at a “critical juncture” with rising cases and deaths (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Dutch hospital airlifts patients to Germany amid virus surge
A bright yellow helicopter has flown a COVID-19 patient from the Netherlands to a German intensive care unit has become the first such airlift since the global pandemic first threatened to swamp Dutch hospitals (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Oct 23 2020 This Week in Cardiology Oct 23 2020 This Week in Cardiology
COVID, tocilizumab, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, cerebral microbleeds, and surrogate endpoints are the topics discussed by John Mandrola, MD, in this week ’ s podcasttheheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Like Regina King's Emmy night outfits? Bid on them for a good cause
The two-lot auction, open until Oct. 30, benefits the Obama Foundation's Girls Opportunity Alliance. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Adam Tschorn Source Type: news

Trump, Biden frame closing appeals for sprint to election
WASHINGTON (AP) — Their final debate behind them, President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden are packaging their divergent personal... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Ally in the Waiting Room The Ally in the Waiting Room
Children exposed to the influenza A(H1H1)pdm09 vaccine in utero were no more likely to develop autism than children whose mothers were not vaccinated during pregnancy, a study has found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

UFC 254 predictions: Who's picking Justin Gaethje to hand Khabib his first loss?
Check out our staff members’ picks for the UFC 254 main card, featuring Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje on “Fight Island.” (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Big GOP donors step up to help fight Democratic Senate tsunami
The top Republican super PAC raised nearly $50 million in just a two-week period, according to new fundraising reports. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Are TikTok Teens Listening to an Album About Dementia?
Creepypasta meets esoterica in an ongoing meme. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ezra Marcus Tags: Alzheimer ' s Disease TikTok (ByteDance) Kirby, Leyland James Everywhere at the End of Time (Musical Work) Source Type: news

Decision on Race Multiplier in CKD in Blacks'Has Real Consequences'Decision on Race Multiplier in CKD in Blacks'Has Real Consequences '
Dropping the eGFR multiplier for African Americans produced a 33% hike in those assigned to a more severe stage of chronic kidney disease. But whether or not to keep the adjustment remains unclear, say experts.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Catholic leaders condemn Pope Francis' endorsement of same-sex unions
Pope Francis’ support for same-sex unions is being openly criticized by several Roman Catholic leaders in America– who say his recently... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stellarex Paclitaxel Coated Balloon Safe, Durable in PAD Stellarex Paclitaxel Coated Balloon Safe, Durable in PAD
Moving ahead with paclitaxel balloons in the periphery: Calls for comparative effectiveness trials, like those for coronary stents, followed release of long-term postmarket data from ILLUMINATE-Global.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Almost half of all councils in England saw their Covid-19 infection rate DROP last week
EXCLUSIVE: As many as 69 out of 149 councils recorded a dip in their coronavirus infection rate in the week ending October 18, in the latest sign England's second wave is slowing. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pennsylvania health officials report 2219 additional COVID-19 cases marking highest 1-day total
Pennsylvania health officials confirmed an additional 2,219 positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 190,579.... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Warrington WILL move into Tier 3 'next week' as Nottinghamshire could face even tighter curbs
Discussions concluded this morning with restrictions including the closure of pubs set to come into force in Warrington potentially by Thursday or Friday, local media report. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Assessing Quibi Debacle: Financiers Second Guess While A Film Crew Struggles To Finish A Production In Ukraine After Being Told To Shut Down
The reverberations of Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s stunning Quibi shutdown are being felt both in financial circles — where the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus UK: Delirium is a key COVID symptom in older people - how to tell you have it
CORONAVIRUS cases continue to rise across the UK, with infections rates particularly high amongst the younger population. However, all eyes are naturally on those at a higher risk - older people. Research shows that delirium is a key symptom amongst older people - what should you be looking out for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Ravens Players Said About the Yannick Ngakoue Addition
Calais Campbell says the new pass rusher will help the Ravens send blitzes from anywhere and that Ngakoue will flourish in Baltimore™s culture. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spain PM appeals for public unity, sacrifice in virus fight
Spanish Prime Minster Pedro Sánchez is appealing for Spaniards to pull together and defeat the new coronavirus, warning: “The situation is serious.” (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

How collaborative working can build a stronger and sustainable workforce
Liaison Workforce and Northumbria Healthcare NHS FT present a case study on collaborative working and the Trust's successes in working regionally to establish a stronger and more sustainable workforce. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biden's Comments On The Oil Industry Could Impact His Support In Certain States
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Borat ’s Daughter Owns OAN In Latest Sacha Baron Cohen Tweet
Sacha Baron Cohen continues his “penetration of the Trump regime” with this new video tweet promoting Borat Subsequent Moviefilm. Maybe... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump announces that Israel and Sudan have agreed to normalize relations
President Donald Trump announced Friday that Sudan and Israel have agreed to normalize relations -- a foreign policy achievement for the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poor US counties with crowded housing are 38-times more likely to become COVID-19 'hotspots'
Coronavirus has spread far more rapidly in poorer areas of the US, which had 25 percent more cases relative to their populations by the time they were identified as  'hotspots,' the new report reveals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An Abandoned Oil Tanker In the Caribbean Is an Environmental Time Bomb
If it sinks, the resulting oil spill could have 'catastrophic effects.' (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

21 Tweets About Ariana Grande's New "Positions" Music Video That Prove How Iconic It Truly Is
Ariana Grande's giving all the ~presidential~ vibes. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Thermography Shows Efficacy for Breast Cancer Screening New Thermography Shows Efficacy for Breast Cancer Screening
Thermography aided by diagnostic software may provide an alternative to mammography in resource-poor countries where standard breast cancer screening is not available or affordable, say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Jon Anik motivated by terms of UFC contract: 'I have to earn that seat every show, not unlike a fighter'
Jon Anik explains his motivating factors in his ongoing role as the UFC’s No. 1 play-by-play guy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news