Experts warn Boris Johnson's 'disturbing decision' to limit gatherings 'with no scientific evidence'
Experts from Oxford's Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine have criticised the Rule of Six legislation coming into effect in England, Scotland and Wales today. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oncologist Distress and Burnout Has Increased During COVID Oncologist Distress and Burnout Has Increased During COVID
Feelings of distress and burnout among oncology professionals have increased during the COVID-19 pandemic and"urgent measures" are needed to improve well-being, suggests the largest survey to date.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

NHS home test kits: How to get a home test kit for COVID-19
HOME test kits are available for people who have symptoms of coronavirus, so how do you get one? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Pitch Stories to Medscape How to Pitch Stories to Medscape
Medscape is interested in pitches for stories that engage our primary audience of physicians and other healthcare professionals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None News Source Type: news

Pandemic vs. pandemic: COVID-19 hampers fight against HIV
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted the fight against HIV. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

TMA Names Paris Physician Distinguished Service Award Honoree
The  Texas Medical Association (TMA) presented its highest physician honor to someone who didn ’t even start her health care career, more than 50 years ago, as a doctor. Josie R. Williams, MD, of Paris, Texas – who first was a registered nurse before becoming a successful Texas physician – became TMA’s 2020 Distinguished Service Award recipient during a video presentation before the TMA House of Delegates virtual meeting on Saturday. (Source: TMA News Room)
Source: TMA News Room - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More cities and states are opening bars and restaurants despite mounting evidence of potential danger
Data suggests that deciding to reopen a bar might pose a greater threat of spreading the coronavirus than opening the doors of a restaurant. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rachel Weiner Source Type: news

U.S. wildfire smoke clings to B.C., wafts east to Alberta
Air quality is only expected to improve marginally in B.C. by Tuesday as an infusion of Pacific ocean air starts to push smoke from wildfires in Oregon and Washington state east. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

School Closures Cut a Critical Line to Dental Care for Poor Students
Programs that allowed hygienists to visit schools to look for cavities and tooth decay have been suspended because of the pandemic. Students from low-income families may be hit the hardest. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maria Cramer Tags: Teeth and Dentistry Education (K-12) Shutdowns (Institutional) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Adirondack Mountains (NY) Bend (Ore) Houston (Tex) Source Type: news

First-year football coaches face additional challenges with COVID-19 delay
Hueneme coach Jon Mack finally gets to work with players after being restricted since March because of COVID-19 regulations. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eric Sondheimer Source Type: news

Poor sleep linked to weight gain in 2-year smartphone sleep tracking study
Not sleeping enough or getting a bad night's sleep over and over makes it hard to control your appetite. And that sets you up for all sorts of health problems, including obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu jab 2020: Which strains of flu are protected by this year's influenza vaccine?
FLU jabs have become a priority in 2020, as coronavirus cases surge, causing concern among officials the disease could compound the crisis and push undue strain on hospitals. Which strains of flu are protected by the flu jab this year? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu jab 2020: Does getting the flu jab give me any protection against coronavirus?
FLU JABS are offered every year to people considered at risk from flu and its complications. But does the flu jab give you any protection against coronavirus? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Possible Sign Of Life Right Next Door To Earth, On Venus
Scientists have found a gas associated with living organisms in a region of Venus' atmosphere. They can't figure out how it got there if it didn't come from life. (Image credit: NASA) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nell Greenfieldboyce Source Type: news

Coronavirus: 18,000 test results published by mistake
Full names were not published, but people living in care homes are more at risk of being identified. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Google searches for gut symptoms such as diarrhoea predicts Covid-19 hotspots
Academics found there was a surge in coronavirus cases roughly three to four weeks after a spike in searches for symptoms. In New York interest in diarrhoea almost doubled three weeks before surge. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnancy delays the onset of multiple sclerosis by more than THREE YEARS
A study on 3,600 women living in the Czech Republic and Australia revealed women who were pregnant developed the condition on average 3.3 years later than their counterparts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eli Lilly's Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Accelerates Recovery in COVID-19 Patients Eli Lilly's Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug Accelerates Recovery in COVID-19 Patients
Eli Lilly said on Monday its rheumatoid arthritis drug shortened the recovery time for hospitalized COVID-19 patients also given Gilead Sciences's antiviral remdesivir.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Oxford University to test Regeneron's 'antibody cocktail' on hospitalised Covid-19 patients
Hospitals in Britain will trial a therapy created by US-based company Regeneron, which has designed treatment based on immune system antibodies taken from actual Covid-19 survivors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health minister calls Ontario's 313 new COVID-19 cases a 'disturbing and significant' increase
Ontario has recorded more than 300 new cases for the first time in more than two months. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Asia Today: Indian Parliament reopens with virus precautions
India has reopened its Parliament after more than five months, even as the country continues to report the most daily new infections of the coronavirus in the world and daily virus deaths remain above 1,000 (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Britain bets on another coronavirus vaccine with £1.3billion investment in Scottish factory
The company Valneva, which hopes to get approval for its Covid-19 vaccine in the second half of 2021, will supply Britain with at least 60million doses as part of the deal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AstraZeneca Resumes UK Trials of COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca Resumes UK Trials of COVID-19 Vaccine
AstraZeneca as resumed British clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine after getting the green light from safety watchdogs, the company said on Saturday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Where can I get a flu jab?
FLU season is fast approaching and every year the NHS offers thousands of free vaccines to eligible persons, but where can you get a flu jab? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MGM Resorts adopts smoke-free policy for Vegas Strip casino
One of the last Las Vegas Strip resorts to reopen after coronavirus closures will be the first to be smoke-free (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

School campuses in affluent areas plan to open quicker than those in poor Latino ones
San Diego County has gotten the green light to reopen schools, and Orange County officials believe they'll soon be allowed to follow. But the picture on a school district level is far more complicated. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paloma Esquivel, Howard Blume, Andrew J. Campa Source Type: news

Snorers could face up to THREE TIMES the risk of dying of Covid-19, study claims
Researchers at the University of Warwick made the find after reviewing 18 papers to reveal the link between obstructive sleep apnoea, or snoring, and death from coronavirus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lockdown blow to UK health: Hospital admissions for seven major non-Covid illnesses slump by 173,000
Shocking figures reveal that admissions for seven deadly non-coronavirus conditions between March and June fell by more than 173,000 on the previous year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The NHS workforce strategy in context, Centre for Mental Health
There is growing evidence that demand for mental health support will increase in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. In order to respond to this demand and deliver existing commitments to grow mental health services as part of the NHS Long Term Plan, more mental health practitioners must be recruited. This short briefing explores the recently published interim NHS workforce strategy, We are the NHS: People Plan 2020/21 - action for us all, and looks ahead to the upcoming Comprehensive Spending Review to discuss the opportunities and challenges which lie ahead. The briefing discusses the significant gaps between targets for...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

LAUSD will have a new admission requirement when it reopens: A negative COVID-19 test
For students and staff returning to LAUSD campuses, a coronavirus test will be mandatory. Data on infections will be shared anonymously. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Howard Blume Source Type: news

L.A. public school parents will be able to find out if anyone has coronavirus in their child's class
L.A. Unified will offer a website so that anyone can find out the coronavirus infections at a school or even a child's classroom. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Howard Blume Source Type: news

Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: what you can and can't do, Cabinet Office (updated 14th September 2020)
Frequently asked questions on what you can and can't do during the coronavirus outbreak. 14 September 2020 Document updated in line with the latest government guidance. 9 September 2020 Document updated in line with the latest government guidance. 26 August 2020 Updated with details of guidance on face coverings in education institutions that teach people in Years 7 and above (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19: impact on vaccination programmes, PHE (published 14th September 2020)
Reports assessing the impact of COVID-19-related physical distancing measures on delivery of childhood vaccination programmes in England. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chief scientist 'told off' for lockdown plea
An email exchange uncovered by the BBC reveals disharmony in the top ranks of decision makers. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: The sign on your skin you could have the chronic condition
TYPE 2 diabetes is a common but serious condition that can lead to serious health complications if left untreated. Symptoms of the condition can be tricky spot, but one sign to look out for is on your skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Monday
The steady rise of coronavirus cases in Ontario — an uptick largely fuelled by the province's most populated areas — is cause for concern among provincial officials, and could lead to targeted measures aimed at curbing growth in cases even as the province has already hit the pause button on further relaxing pandemic restrictions. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Trudeau urges Canadians to be vigilant as COVID-19 cases climb
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is urging Canadians to be vigilant in following public health guidelines as COVID-19 cases climb across the country. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

You now have 49 days to get your rifles ready, and they're probably sighted in at the WRONG range... see this important ballistics video from the Health Ranger
(Natural News) There are now 49 days until the election, which means the violent left-wing attempt to overthrow the nation and mass murder all Christians and conservatives is probably around 50 days away. Do you have a rifle ready for your self-defense against this onslaught of violence and lunacy? Remember: These Leftists are now shooting... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: UK to test inhaled vaccines
Experts say direct delivery to the lungs may give a better immune response. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

It's not just Pelosi and Salongate: Government GYMS have also been open for months (while private sector gyms were forced to close)
(Natural News) Gym owners throughout the San Francisco area were furious to learn that health clubs and workout facilities located within California’s government buildings have been open to politicians since at least July 1, even as the unwashed masses throughout California remain prohibited from using any indoor facilities. Not long after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millions of moral, patriotic Americans are turning off the NFL, NBA, Netflix and Hollywood
(Natural News) As freedoms continue to be chiseled away, as economic opportunity remains shuttered in so many ways, Americans are no longer so easily entertained. As restrictions to human interaction linger, as left-wing mobs hollow out the cities and destroy people’s lives, the professional sports and entertainment industries have lost their appeal. Millions of Americans... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The same underlying mechanism that boosts urban innovation also linked to skyrocketing crime rates in bigger cities, suggests study
(Natural News) As cities grow, crime rates skyrocket disproportionately and outpace city size. The key to this astronomical growth lies in the greater number of people in the area, which allows people to forge new connections that fuel both business and crime. This is the conclusion of a recent study published in the journal Physical Review E. The idea... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK tests if COVID-19 vaccines might work better inhaled
British scientists are beginning a small study comparing how two experimental coronavirus vaccines might work when they are inhaled by people instead of being injected (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Billboards warn visitors to "enter at your own risk" as Austin Texas de-funds their own police department
(Natural News) In a time of widespread civil unrest, the Austin City Council voted to de-fund their police department, crippling their own law enforcement as crime runs amok. As the police department is forced to scale back, their jurisdiction will naturally shrink, limiting their ability to respond to burglaries, sexual assaults and other violent encounters.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Expect Creepy, Lyin' Joe Biden to say he has Covid and needs to quarantine for 6 weeks so he can skip ALL the debates
(Natural News) One thing is for sure, if creepy, lyin’, hidin’ Joe Biden debates Donald J. Trump, even once, he’s finished. Joe Biden thinks he’s running for a Senate seat, he’s said it himself. Joe Biden thinks he’s in touch with the Black community of America because he worked as a lifeguard once about a century... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Companies 'will take four YEARS' to manufacture enough coronavirus vaccine for the world
Chief executive officer at the Serum Institute of India, Adar Poonawalla, told the Financial Times companies don't have capacity to make enough doses for the entire world before 2024. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Monoclonal antibodies to begin UK trial
Laboratory-made antibodies are to be trialled on 2,000 people with coronavirus in UK hospitals. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: The global ocean appears to be absorbing far more carbon dioxide than current climate models predicted
(Natural News) The Earth’s oceans could be soaking up double the amount of carbon dioxide that current climate models have predicted. In a major breakthrough, English and German researchers found a higher net flux of carbon into the oceans than previous estimates after accounting for small differences in surface and near-surface ocean temperatures. The researchers think... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facebook censors conservatives and refuses to ban left-wing extremist groups from using their platform to destabilize the country
(Natural News) Facebook has vowed to crack down on any attempts by organizations to use their website to interfere with the presidential election. While this has resulted in them taking down the Facebook pages of several anarchist extremist news organizations such as It’s Going Down and CrimethInc., it has so far refused to take action... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Plastic food packaging overtakes cigarette butts as most abundant litter on beaches
(Natural News) Chip bags, plastic drink pouches and similar plastic rubbish have become the most abundant trash found along beaches, outpacing cigarette butts as the top litter for the first time in more than three decades. This dismal development is among the findings of the Ocean Conservancy’s latest report on its annual beach cleanup. In... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 14, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news