Student's heart failure linked to 'excessive' energy drinks
The 21-year-old university student spent 58 days in hospital, including in intensive care. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
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Variants: distribution of cases data, PHE
Variants of concern or under investigation: data up to 14 April 2021. Surveillance overview. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 variants identified in UK, PHE (Updated 15th April 2021)
A new variant has been designated a Variant Under Investigation () by . The variant, first detected in India, includes a number of mutations including E484Q, L452R, and P681R. has identified 77 cases of this variant in the UK and all appropriate public health interventions will be undertaken, including enhanced contact tracing. This variant has been designated -21APR-01. and international partners continue to monitor the situation closely. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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COVID-19 rapid guideline: rheumatological autoimmune, inflammatory and metabolic bone disorders, NICE guideline [NG167], NICE
On 31 March 2021, NICE integrated content from the NHS England specialty guide on rheumatology during the coronavirus pandemic into this guideline. This includes information on making treatment decisions based on the person's condition and their medicines, advice on shielding and self-isolation, and recommendations on organising services based on COVID-19 prevalence. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing: privacy information, DHSC (updated 15th April 2021)
Privacy notice for NHS Test and Trace virus testing for all users of the service. 15 April 2021Updated'Testing for coronavirus: privacy information'and the'quick read'version to reflect that your data may be used to enable entry to a live event, and for subsequent research regarding the COVID-19 infection status of those who participated in the live event. 23 March 2021Updated'Testing for coronavirus: privacy information – quick read'and'Testing for coronavirus: privacy information'to add information on care partners and visitors to'Annex 1: care home testing'. Deleted laboratories (12, 14 and 15) from'Annex 8: l...
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Watch-sized device analyses SWEAT to spot signs of the deadly 'cytokine storm'
A cytokine storm happens when cytokines in the body rampage through the bloodstream, causing the creation of other immune cells, leading to organ damage. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
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Private providers of coronavirus testing, DHSC (updated 16th April 2021)
Lists of and information about approved suppliers of private testing kits for coronavirus (COVID-19). 16 April 2021Updated both lists of providers. 15 April 2021Updated both lists of providers. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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After false starts and supply glitches, Canada's immunization campaign makes progress
The mass vaccination campaign to immunize adults against COVID-19 is now well underway after a series of false starts and severe supply disruptions. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Here's what's known about why women seem more susceptible to rare vaccine blood clots
Two leading COVID-19 vaccines are being linked to rare, serious blood clots, with the bulk of cases being women. But medical experts say with so few reports after millions of doses administered, determining what's actually behind these cases will take time and research. Here's what we do know. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

How to live longer: The three best ingredients for boosting longevity, backed by evidence
THERE IS no silver bullet for achieving longevity but certain ingredients can strengthen your chances. Here are five ingredients that may prolong your lifespan. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaccines Won ’t Protect Millions of Patients With Weakened Immune Systems
Many cannot produce enough infection-fighting cells to fend off the coronavirus. But researchers are testing one therapy that may help: monoclonal antibodies. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Apoorva Mandavilli Tags: your-feed-science Antibodies Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Immune System Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Autoimmune Diseases Rituxan Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc Source Type: news

Reference Range for Transgender and Gender Diverse Patients Reference Range for Transgender and Gender Diverse Patients
Some laboratory test reference ranges are based on sex, but what if the patient is transgender or gender-diverse? This commentary explores the issue.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Decline in COVID-19 Hospitalization With Statewide Mask Mandates Decline in COVID-19 Hospitalization With Statewide Mask Mandates
This report confirms that implementation of statewide mask mandates is associated with a reduction in COVID-19-associated hospitalizations.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

A Review of Multimodal Hallucinations A Review of Multimodal Hallucinations
Review current thought on multimodal hallucinations--hallucinatory experiences which occur in multiple sensory systems. How prevalent are they, and what are their clinical implications?Schizophrenia Bulletin (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

A 41-Year-Old With a Fever and Severe Cough A 41-Year-Old With a Fever and Severe Cough
Our question this week involves a woman with difficulty breathing.Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Apremilast and Deployability in Soldiers With PsO and PsA Apremilast and Deployability in Soldiers With PsO and PsA
Might treatment with apremilast impact the deployability of US Army soldiers?Journal of Clinical Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Regret After Gender-Affirmation Surgery Regret After Gender-Affirmation Surgery
How often do transgender or gender non-confirming individuals regret their decision to undergo gender-affirmation surgery?Plastic Reconstructive Surgery-Global Open (PRS Global Open) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Opioid-free vs. Opioid-sparing Perioperative Approaches Opioid-free vs. Opioid-sparing Perioperative Approaches
Do opioid-free perioperative strategies have benefits over opioid-sparing strategies? The authors make the case that opioid-free anesthesia, while possible, is not necessarily preferable.Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Adherence to Pregnancy HBV Care Guidelines in Women, Infants Adherence to Pregnancy HBV Care Guidelines in Women, Infants
This study aimed to evaluate the current status of HBV care in pregnancy. What factors are associated with gaps in care, and how might adherence to HBV care measures be improved?Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Palliative Nursing: The Core of COVID-19 Care Palliative Nursing: The Core of COVID-19 Care
The COVID-19 pandemic has elevated the role of palliative nurses -- and quality palliative care is critically needed now more than ever.Journal of Hospice and Palliative Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Use of Dexmedetomidine in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Use of Dexmedetomidine in Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
What is the optimal dose of dexmedetomidine to maintain hemodynamic stability, prevent cough, and minimize postoperative pain for patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy?BMC Anesthesiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
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The Latest: Duterte: 'Worst' to come before vaccines arrive
President Rodrigo Duterte said it’s uncertain when the Philippines can get adequate COVID-19 vaccines while warning more people will die and “the worst of times” is yet to come (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Latest: Half eligible Californians have at least 1 shot
Gov. Gavin Newsom says nearly half of Californians eligible for vaccination have received at least one shot against the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Pfizer CEO says a THIRD Covid vaccine dose will be needed as soon as six months
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla said on Thursday that it is 'likely' people will need a booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine within 12 months of being fully vaccinated. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shooting Is Reported at FedEx Warehouse in Indianapolis
The authorities said the warehouse was on the southwest side of the city. Few details were immediately available. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amid hesitancy, Louisiana gets creative in vaccine outreach
Louisiana is making a full-court press to get shots in arms, with sometimes creative outreach to make it as easy as possible to get vaccinated (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Dr. Sanjay Gupta now embraces the coronavirus lab origin theory – will CNN fire him now?
(Natural News) CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta is now embracing the coronavirus lab origin theory. In a recent interview, Gupta supported Dr. Robert Redfield’s analysis, which postulates that SARS-CoV-2 likely originated from the Wuhan Institute of Virology. This is the controversial Chinese lab where coronavirus gain-of-function research was being conducted in order to develop new vaccines.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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CDC using YOUR taxpayer dollars to pay social media "influencers" to push Covid-19 injections
(Natural News) Social media influencer and model Whitney Rife put out a video the other day claiming that two different Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccine campaigns offered her “thousands” of dollars to post a selfie of herself getting jabbed. In an Instagram confession, Rife warned her roughly 409,000 followers to be careful when listening to social... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Lawsuits piling in against Syngenta over paraquat weedkiller, which causes Parkinson's Disease
(Natural News) Attorneys representing numerous plaintiffs in multiple lawsuits filed against Swiss chemical giant Syngenta have asked a U.S. judicial panel to consolidate all of them, which suggests there are many more on the way. At issue is the company’s weedkiller chemical paraquat, which was determined to cause Parkinson’s Disease. Plaintiffs say the noxious concoction... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Wisconsin cannot limit restaurant capacity during Covid-19 pandemic, state Supreme Court rules
(Natural News) Limiting the number of diners allowed in a restaurant during the Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) plandemic was unconstitutional, the Wisconsin state Supreme Court has ruled. The court decided in a 4-3 vote that Gov. Tony Evers’ executive orders lack authority just like his statewide mask mandate. Both orders are fraudulent and are no longer... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Naomi Wolf says Bill Gates is destroying Western freedom and ushering in a "bio-security state"
(Natural News) Liberal author Naomi Wolf spoke the other day with conservative radio show host Eric Metaxas about billionaire eugenicist Bill Gates, whom she says is steering the entire world into medical police state tyranny. Gates, the World Economic Forum (WEF), and communist China are all part of a “hellish amalgamation,” Wolf says, that is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Levi Strauss "very concerned" about states trying to prevent voter fraud
(Natural News) Joining the chorus of “woke” coming out of the corporate world right now, Levi Strauss & Co. President and CEO Chip Bergh has come out to condemn states like Georgia that are trying to prevent election fraud by tightening up their voter laws. During a recent appearance on CNN Newsroom, Bergh said he... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Spike proteins in Pfizer, Moderna Covid-19 vaccines linked to deadly blood clots, brain inflammation and heart attacks
(Natural News) The media is giving considerable airtime to the deadly blood clot issue with Wuhan coronavirus (Covid-19) injections from AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson (J&J), both of which are manufactured using adenovirus technology. New evidence, though, shows that the messenger RNA (mRNA) injections from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna can cause the same issues and more.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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CDC Says Blocking Middle Airline Seats Could Reduce COVID Spread CDC Says Blocking Middle Airline Seats Could Reduce COVID Spread
The CDC says blocking middle seats on airliners could reduce transmission of COVID-19 up to 57%.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - April 16, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Watch Live: IMPD response to multiple people shot in commercial area on southwest side
INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Multiple people were shot late Thursday night … (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA probes alkaline water seller in Nevada over hepatitis and liver damage links
(Natural News) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is investigating Nevada-based company Real Water over accusations linking its alkaline water to hepatitis, liver damage and other health problems. On March 16, the FDA and the Southern Nevada Health District announced that they were looking into cases of acute non-viral hepatitis in five young children, which were reported to the health district... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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More than 80% of bald and golden eagles in the US have RAT POISON in their systems, study shows
(Natural News) A new study involving an examination of dead bald and golden eagles collected between 2014 and 2018 found that more than 80 percent of them had rat poison in their systems. This has greatly alarmed scientists, who are concerned that it may lead to the decrease of their population. The study from the University... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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China ramps up vaccination drive with free eggs, other goods
China’s success at controlling the coronavirus outbreak has resulted in a population that has seemed almost reluctant to get vaccinated (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Elon Musk's "futuristic" transit system in Las Vegas falls short of expectations
(Natural News) Elon Musk’s “futuristic” Las Vegas transit loop has received criticism for failing to live up to the serial entrepreneur’s lofty promises. The $55 million loop, which was built by Musk’s The Boring Company, promised to whisk passengers in driverless Tesla cars at speeds of up to 155 mph. This would turn a typically... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
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Rep. Jim Jordan tells Nadler he wants border-crisis hearing, with DHS chief Mayorkas to testify: report
The top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee is seeking a Capitol Hill hearing on the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border – and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hong Kong pro-democracy figures to be sentenced amid crackdown on dissent
Veteran activists and politicians including Jimmy Lai and Martin Lee were prosecuted over their roles in widespread protests that... (Source: Reuters: Health)
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WNBA draft 2021 grades - Dallas Wings draft Charli Collier, score highest marks
The Wings got exactly what they wanted in the draft and got an A-plus grade to show for it. The Sparks and Lynx also scored high marks. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japan expands virus alert in Tokyo area as surge spreads
Japan is set to raise the coronavirus alert level in Tokyo’s three neighboring prefectures and a forth area in central Japan to allow tougher measures as a more contagious coronavirus variant spreads, along with doubts whether the Olympics can go ahead (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Vaccinated Will 'Likely' Need Third Pfizer Jab Within 12 Months, Then Annual Shots
The CEO of Pfizer compared COVID-19 shots to "vaccines like flu that you need every year.” (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Ukraine now says it believes Iran intentionally shot down Flight 752
Senior Ukrainian security official said Iran’s refusal to allow investigators unfettered access to the evidence has convinced him that... (Source: Reuters: Health)
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IMPD investigating 'mass casualty shooting' at Indianapolis FedEx facility
IMPD said they are responding to reports of shots fired at 8951 Mirabel Rd. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

States Struggle With Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause as Federal Officials Reassure Public
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci said he hoped for a decision “quite soon” on the Johnson& Johnson vaccine, as local governments shifted to more complicated two-dose vaccines for marginal populations. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sheryl Gay Stolberg, Abby Goodnough and Mitch Smith Tags: Blood Clots Johnson & Vaccination and Immunization Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) United States Politics and Government Medicine and Health Fauci, Anthony S Source Type: news

China's economy grows 18.3% in post-Covid comeback
The record figures for the first quarter of the year are skewed due to last year's nationwide lockdown (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China's first quarter GDP grows at record pace as recovery speeds up
While the reading is heavily skewed by the plunge in activity a year earlier, the increase is the strongest since at least 1992 (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chinese Economy Grew More Than 18% in First Quarter
China’s economy surged 18.3% in the first quarter from a year earlier, a record rate of growth that reflected the recovery from a deep... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news