Republicans rally around possible Trump 2024 bid as they downplay his role on January 6
Nine months after the attack on the US Capitol, Republicans in Congress are defending Donald Trump's role on January 6 in some of their... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alisal Fire: 101 Freeway remains closed north of Santa Barbara as wildfire grows to 14,500 acres
A stretch of the 101 Freeway north of Santa Barbara remains closed Wednesday as hundreds of firefighters work to gain control of the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

JPMorgan Profit Jumps on Reserve Release
The bank freed up $2.1 billion it had set aside for bad loans. Revenue was essentially flat at $29.65 billion. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World Health Organization publishes Mental Health ATLAS 2020
The Mental Health Atlas is released every 3 years. The 2020 Atlas, which includes data from 171 countries, shows that despite the increased attention given to mental health in recent years, there is a global shortfall in investment in mental health services. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Canadian Blood Services now allows some gay, bisexual men to donate plasma in Calgary, London, Ont.
Canadian Blood Services is taking the first steps to allowing gay and bisexual men who have sex with men — which it calls the gbMSM community — to donate blood plasma, starting in the test cities of Calgary and London, Ont. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/London Source Type: news

COP26 Special Report on Climate Change and Health
This report contains 10 recommendations, each with a selection of resources and case studies, to highlight various opportunities for governments to prioritise health and equity in the international climate movement and sustainable development agenda. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 vaccine trial participants to be offered additional doses, PharmaTimes (published 11th October 2021)
The government has announced that volunteers in Covid-19 vaccine trials in England will be offered 2 additional doses of an approved vaccine, allowing them to travel to countries which currently only accept vaccination records with approved for deployment COVID-19 jabs. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS encourages pregnant women to get COVID-19 vaccine, NHS England (published 11th October 2021)
Data show that since July 2021, one in five COVID patients receiving Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) treatment were pregnant women who had not been vaccinated. The independent JCVI confirms the vaccine has been shown to be effective and safe for women carrying a baby. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: JPMorgan Chase, BlackRock, Delta Air and others
These are the stocks posting the largest moves before the bell. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: lessons learned to date, DHSC (published 12th October 2021)
Findings of joint inquiry into initial UK response to Covid-19 pandemic notes positives such as vaccine development& deployment effort, and mistakes such as delays in adequate test, trace& isolate system, initial decision to delay comprehensive lockdown& neglect of social care (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For Whose Benefit? NHS England's contract with the private hospital sector in the first year of the pandemic, Centre for Health and the Public Interest
This report examines the nature of the contracts between the NHS and the private sector, the potential costs of these contracts and the extent to which NHS patients benefitted from this approach during the first year of the COVID 19 pandemic. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Under-reporting of deaths limits our understanding of true burden of covid-19, BMJ
Analysis explores why under-reporting of deaths should've been expected, how use of alternative mortality sources can help advocate for a more equitable pandemic response, and highlights the need for increased investment into civil registration and vital statistics systems. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using Tocilizumab or Sarilumab for hospitalised patients with COVID-19 who are pregnant, Specialist Pharmacy Service (published 12th October 2021)
This page signposts to current guidance on this off-label use of the two medicines from the UK Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and UKTIS. Healthcare professionals are encouraged to contact UKTIS should they be considered for use. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Using Tocilizumab or Sarilumab for hospitalised patients with COVID-19 who are breastfeeding, Specialist Pharmacy Service (published 12th October 2021)
Breastfeeding of full-term and healthy infants can continue if treatment with tocilizumab and sarilumab are required. If the infant was born prematurely, is unwell, or the mother is taking multiple medicines, the UK Drugs in Lactation Advisory Service should be contacted. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Breastfeeding with COVID-19 infection, Specialist Pharmacy Service (published 12th October 2021)
It is recommended that breastfeeding should continue if the mother has COVID-19 infection. This page contains links to current advice and lists precautions that can be taken to reduce the risk of the infant becoming infected through close contact. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brexit: Irish deputy PM Leo Varadkar warns nations UK might not keep its word
Leo Varadkar speaks out after Dominic Cummings says the UK had never meant to stick to Brexit deal. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Web-based internet searches for digital health products in the United Kingdom before and during the COVID-19 pandemic: a time-series analysis using app libraries from the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications (ORCHA), BMJ Open
Retrospective analysis found web-based searches for digital health products increased by 343% during the pandemic (March 2020- Dec 2020 versus Jan 2019-March 2020), signifying an increased interest in this potential therapeutic medium in the UK population. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delta swings to profit in Q3 as 'dramatic' fuel price surge threatens outlook
Delta Air Lines returned to profitability in the third quarter but CEO Ed Bastian says rising fuel prices threaten future earnings. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaping: FDA approves e-cigarette brand in US for first time
The drug regulator says the benefits of adult smokers switching to the product outweigh the risks. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delta Air Lines posts profit thanks to stronger travel demand, but rising fuel prices will squeeze 4Q bottom line
Delta's revenue and earnings topped Wall Street estimates. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge prepares for busiest winter ever
One of England's leading hospitals is preparing for its busiest winter ever. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

California plane crash: Dramatic video shows bystanders rescuing woman from burning home
Bystanders rushed to save a woman from a burning home Monday after a plane crashed in a San Diego-area neighborhood and killed at least... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back 4 Blood Split Screen: can you play Split Screen?
In this guide, we walk you through whether you can play Split Screen co-op in Back 4 Blood, so that you can stop wondering and start... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why a One-Size-Fits-All Approach to Breast Cancer Prevention Can Leave Women Vulnerable
When Heather Mann learned she had breast cancer, it was a complete surprise. “I had never thought that I was at high risk for breast cancer,” the 49-year-old says. “I don’t have any family lineage or history of breast cancer. My grandmother on my father’s side had breast cancer, but apparently that’s not usually a significant factor. So I was very surprised when I found out that I had a malignant tumor.” Shelia Bauer ‘s breast cancer journey took a very different route. After her twin sisters died of the disease in their 50s, Bauer, now 73, assumed that she likely carried som...
Source: TIME: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Time Tags: Uncategorized Cancer healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

He Was Shot by a Stranger but Treated Like a Criminal When He Reached the ER
When Greg Jackson Jr. thinks about the night he was shot, the most painful part of the memory isn’t that he almost died. It’s not the six surgeries he underwent, the half-year bedridden, or the image of his younger cousin using a shirt as a tourniquet to save his life. It’s not even the thought of the gunman. What brings on a flood of resentment is his reception at the hospital. After he was rolled off the ambulance on a stretcher, still clad in his bloody clothes, police officers—not doctors or nurses—greeted him and began peppering him with questions. Where was he when the shots rang out? W...
Source: TIME: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melissa Chan Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Guns Health Care healthscienceclimate nationpod Source Type: news

Luxury watch shortage drives growth of $20 billion secondhand market as start-ups rush to cash in
The business of buying, selling and flipping pre-owned and vintage watches online has exploded, and a number of start-ups are hoping to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple Studying Potential of AirPods as Health Device
Earbuds could be offered as hearing aids and include an in-ear thermometer and posture warnings. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

William Shatner set to launch on Blue Origin New Shepard flight
William Shatner will be aboard the Blue Origin New Shepard rocket and capsule on a suborbital space tourism flight to the edge of space... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Wednesday
The Pan American Health Organization says COVID-19 cases are dropping overall in North America but remain high in the American Midwest, Alaska, and Canada's Northwest Territories. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Oct. 13
The Pan American Health Organization says COVID-19 cases are dropping overall in North America but remain high in the American Midwest, Alaska, and Canada's Northwest Territories. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

GOP Congressional Hopeful ’s Defense Of Kyrie Irving Goes Awry
Florida candidate Lavern Spicer made matters worse with her response to a sarcastic comment. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why look at reality when you can edit what you see in real time?
If the metaverse doesn’t get you then mixed reality will (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in DOJ appeal to reinstate Tsarnaev death sentence
The Supreme Court of the United States is set to hear oral arguments in the federal government’s appeal of the dismissal of Boston... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

POLITICO Playbook: Scoop: Manchin-Sinema split vexes the White House - POLITICO
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Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alzheimer’s disease: The personality trait that doubles the risk of mental decline
IN THE absence of disease-halting treatments for Alzheimer's disease, early characterisation of the condition and its risk factors remain the world's best hope for managing the illness. One new study has warned that two personality traits could predispose individuals to cognitive decline. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Guidance for Implementing COVID-19 Prevention Strategies Guidance for Implementing COVID-19 Prevention Strategies
In this report, CDC recommends prioritizing COVID-19 prevention strategies based on level of SARS-CoV-2 community transmission, health system capacity, vaccination coverage, and at-risk populations.Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Plant Polyphenols Lignans and Cardiovascular Disease Plant Polyphenols Lignans and Cardiovascular Disease
Dietary lignans and their impact on coronary heart disease are the focus of a new study, contributing further evidence of an association between polyphenol intake and chronic disease.Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Interventions for Basal Cell Carcinoma Interventions for Basal Cell Carcinoma
Which are the most effective interventions for primary basal cell carcinoma? This systemic review examined the current evidence for both surgical and non-surgical treatments.The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

miRNA Expression in LBC Samples for Lung Cancer Diagnosis miRNA Expression in LBC Samples for Lung Cancer Diagnosis
Might the analysis of miRNA expression in liquid-based cytology samples collected by bronchoscopy be useful for primary lung cancer diagnosis?American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

18F-FDG-PET to Monitor Tocilizumab Effect in GCA 18F-FDG-PET to Monitor Tocilizumab Effect in GCA
Are 18F-FDG-PET scans a useful means of measuring the effects of tocilizumab treatment in patients with giant cell arteritis?Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Tracheostomy for COVID-19: Evolving Best Practice Tracheostomy for COVID-19: Evolving Best Practice
Tracheostomy protocols continue to evolve during the COVID-19 pandemic. This review considers the issues.Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Pharmacologic Therapies for Treatment of NASH Pharmacologic Therapies for Treatment of NASH
This meta-analysis investigated and ranked the efficacy of various NASH therapies in terms of their improvements in liver fibrosis and NASH resolution.Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Minimally Invasive vs Standard Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery Minimally Invasive vs Standard Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery
What are the advantages of minimally invasive surgery over standard posterior spinal fusion surgery for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis?Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Home Management or Hospital Admission for Low-risk PE? Home Management or Hospital Admission for Low-risk PE?
Can clinical prediction models reliably triage patients with acute pulmonary embolism for home vs. hospital treatment?European Heart Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Crohn's Disease: No Decline in Stomas With Anti-TNF Therapy Crohn's Disease: No Decline in Stomas With Anti-TNF Therapy
Despite the increasing use of anti –TNF medications and a low rate of proctectomy, a recent analysis finds no decline in stoma incidence among patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Indian musician gets a 22lb cancerous tumour cut out of his stomach
Arnab Mukherjee, 45, from Kolkata, was in severe abdominal pain for three months but local doctors failed to detect the tumour when he went for a check-up in August. His stomach grew four times in size. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: US to drop 19-month ban on nonessential travel
The Biden administration says the United States will reopen its land borders for nonessential travel next month, ending a 19-month freeze due to the COVID-19 pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Pregnant women were kept out of clinical trials. That left them vulnerable to COVID-19
A long-standing tradition of keeping pregnant women out of clinical trials is having serious consequences with regard to COVID-19. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amina Khan Source Type: news

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's death sentence reconsidered by Supreme Court
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

JPMorgan exceeds profit expectations on $1.5 billion boost from better-than-expected loan losses
JPMorgan Chase is the first big bank to report third-quarter earnings. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news