In Israel, the Jewish High Holidays clash with a new coronavirus lockdown
In Israel, the holiest period on the Jewish calendar has coincided with the world's first reimposed national coronavirus lockdown. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Noga Tarnopolsky Source Type: news

Oral health should be considered when working with adults with intellectual disabilities, and larger, higher-quality studies in this area are needed
Poor oral health can have a harmful influence on an individual's self-esteem, self-image, social interaction, stress, mood and can cause other health problems.1 In a previous systematic review, it was highlighted that adults with intellectual disabilities were more likely to experience poor oral health compared with the general public.2 Since this publication there has been a wide range of international research and policy development looking at specifically improving oral health for adults with intellectual disabilities.3 This systematic review carried out by Ward and colleagues examined if adults with intellectual disabi...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More research is needed to understand how to provide optimal palliative dementia care to people living at home
Dementia is a leading cause of death,1 and keeping people with dementia at home for longer is a key governmental goal. There is growing recognition that dementia is a terminal illness and a palliative care approach may be appropriate. The EAPC provides a comprehensive definition of palliative dementia care and a framework for outcomes of good end-of-life care.2 Palliative dementia care should be continuous, proactive person-centred care with timely recognition of the dying phase while providing comfort, psychosocial and spiritual support and avoiding unnecessary burdensome treatments. Despite this recommendation, people li...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One size does not fit all: mental health services access for people with intellectual/learning disability requires individualised planning and education/training programmes for health and social care providers
Research describes individuals with a learning/intellectual disability as more prone to a range of additional physical and mental health problems than the general population.1 This vulnerable group often has negative experiences while receiving treatment, which can escalate their anxiety and coping mechanisms, leaving them feeling invisible. This can lead to between 25% and 39% of these individuals experiencing mental health problems (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Place of death preference among people with dementia: an important conversation
As life expectancy increases, more and more people are suffering with dementia,1 with numbers anticipated to continue to rise into the foreseeable future.2 Despite this, little is known about the preferred place of death (a quality marker for end-of-life care) for patients suffering with this illness, or factors which impact the achievement of same. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Comorbidity is a risk factor for poor quality of life in people with dementia
Dementia is an increasingly common health problem.1 Many individuals live with comorbidities and this is also true of those individuals with dementia. A recent editorial summarised the landscape of dementia and comorbidities through the following points: (1) comorbidities negatively influence QoL; (2) dementia overshadows recognition of comorbidities and (3) interactions between these comorbidities and dementia can lead to poorer outcomes.2 These outcomes include increased mortality, hospitalisation, and delated treatment of new and worsening symptoms.3 4 Overall, having dementia in the presence of multiple comorbidities i...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cognitive behavioural therapy is not effective for depression in advanced cancer but could help in anxiety or other psychological symptoms
Patients suffering from cancer must face the illness itself, but also a lot of adversity throughout it. Indeed, there are multiple effects and side effects of cancer and a notable side effect is depression. Depression can affect up to 40% of cancer patients.1 CBT is an empirically effective treatment for severe depression. Therefore, CBT could be effective to treat depression in advanced cancer. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The hidden sign of Parkinson’s disease in your walk - could you be at risk?
PARKINSON'S disease is a condition that causes the brain to become progressively more damaged over time, said the NHS. You could be at risk of the neurodegenerative condition if you develop a subtle change to the way that you walk. Should you speak to a doctor about Parkinson's disease symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lizzo says body positivity has become too 'commercialised' and 'cool'
Pop star Lizzo says the movement has been hijacked by those who don't need to benefit from it. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health: The online treatment tool,'Mood Mechanic', is a viable option for the treatment of anxiety and depression in young adults who do not undertake face-to-face treatment
In this study,4 an online treatment package, tailored for use with young adults (Mood Mechanic), which has proved acceptable and effective in research trials, was evaluated in a real-life clinical setting. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The threat of 'vaccine nationalism'
Ros Atkins looks at why vaccine nationalism is a growing concern in the global effort to tackle Covid-19. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health in the time of COVID-19, Evidence Based Nursing
October is Mental Health Awareness Month and World Mental Health Day takes place on 10 October 2020. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic has added a new dimension to concerns regarding mental health in our communities. Across the globe stories continue to emerge of people's experiences of anxiety, fear and depression due to the uncertainty and stress brought on by the virus.1 –3 Job losses, financial and housing insecurity, the challenges of working from home, home schooling, restricted access to health and social care services and social isolation coupled with reduced support and contact with family and friends have al...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half of Britons with tell-tale Covid-19 symptoms may NOT have the disease, study suggests
Researchers at Public Health England (PHE) looked at almost 1,000 key workers who complained of Covid-19 symptoms in June. Of those, 49 per cent tested negative for antibodies. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The £1 cooking oil to get rid of your stomach bloating pain at home
STOMACH bloating may be caused by eating certain foods in your diet, or by eating too much in one go. You could prevent trapped wind pain and tummy aches at home by using a certain type of oil when you're cooking. Should you consider making some lifestyle swaps to avoid stomach pain and bloating? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Light Years Ahead' Of Their Elders, Young Republicans Push GOP On Climate Change
Climate change is major election issue for Democrats, but not Republicans. Yet polls show many young conservatives are concerned about climate impacts, and some are lobbying for solutions.(Image credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeff Brady Source Type: news

Heart Disease Bankrupted Him Once. Now He Faces Another $10,000 Medical Bill
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laura Ungar Source Type: news

Comprehensive nursing home inspections caught up to 5 times more violations. Why did Ontario cut them?
Ontario's government knew it was cutting thorough, effective investigations that helped identify infection control concerns in nursing homes three years before it made the cuts in 2018, but did it anyway, a CBC Marketplace investigation has found. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

Black Canadians get sick more from COVID-19. Scientists aim to find out why
Race-based data shows that Black Canadians are far more likely to get sick and be hospitalized for COVID-19 than other ethnic groups. A new study looking at antibodies in the blood of Black Canadians aims to understand the reasons in an effort to reduce the impact of the disease on Black communities. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Schools scramble to make up for learning losses that have already occurred in the pandemic
Every year, some kids head back to class with learning loss after the summer break, but there's concern this year that the summer slide coupled with pandemic school shutdowns could have lasting, detrimental effects on Canadian students if not intentionally addressed this school year. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada Source Type: news

France's virus rebound: Marseille fights against closures
Angry restaurant and bar owners are demonstrating in Marseille to challenge a French government order to close all public venues as of Saturday to battle resurgent virus infections (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

AP Interview: Israeli virus czar fights outbreak, politics
A leading Israeli public health expert, who was named the country's coronavirus czar in mid-July, has been hailed as Israel’s best hope for halting a fast-growing number of cases (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Hugh Jackman Surprises 10-Year-Old And Bone Marrow Donor Who Saved Boy ’ s Life
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Bone Marrow Donation Grady Smith Hugh Jackman Jessica Carroll. Source Type: news

‘ Everybody Is Complaining ’ : Remote Learning Could Lead To Eye Strain
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health schools Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Canton News Coronavirus Juli McDonald remote learning Source Type: news

Trump pledges to send $200 drug discount cards to Medicare recipients weeks before election; funding source unclear
The White House says the nearly $7 billion initiative could be funded with savings from a program yet to receive regulatory approval. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Goldstein Source Type: news

Japanese American museum, East West Players to receive part of $156-million fund
JANM and EWP are among 20 BIPOC arts organizations receiving "game changer" pandemic funding from a Ford Foundation-led program. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Makeda Easter Source Type: news

How Will LG Chem Scale Up Its EV Battery Production As Tesla Explodes Onto Scene?
LG Chem has long been one of the 2 or 3 biggest lithium-ion battery producers in the world — CATL and Panasonic (due to its agreement... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: $14M more in virus funds for 3 Ariz universities
Arizona will provide the state’s three public universities with $14 million in additional funding to boost their efforts to test, track and respond to the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

L.A. Metro cuts budget by $1.2 billion, locking in steep reductions to bus, rail service
With ridership and sales tax revenues plummeting, L.A.'s transit agency extends 20% cut in bus and rail service for nearly a year. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laura J. Nelson Source Type: news

Losing Your Hair Can Be Another Consequence of the Pandemic
Doctors are seeing a huge increase in patients who have been shedding abnormal amounts of hair, and they believe it is related to stress associated with the coronavirus. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Pam Belluck Tags: your-feed-science Hair Anxiety and Stress Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Alopecia Areata your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Bedbugs warning: Possible sounds and smells warning you may be at risk of an infestation
BEDBUGS warning: Bed bugs are flat, rust-coloured parasites about five millimetres long. The bugs have developed resistance to chemical treatments, making eradication of the pests more difficult. Is there a specific smell or sound one should be aware of warning you may have a bedbug problem? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19 Live Updates
College enrollment has shown signs of a decline — and in some unexpected ways. New York State plans its own review of vaccines amid concern that the U.S. approval process has become politicized. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Trump promotes health care 'vision' but gaps remain
More than three-and-a-half years into his presidency and 40 days from an election, President Donald Trump is launching what aides term a “vision” for health care heavy on unfulfilled aspirations (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Fewer than ONE PERCENT of US students and teachers have caught coronavirus
Early data from Brown University's tracking of hundreds of schools across the US suggests that coronavirus risks are relatively low in classrooms, with only 0.22% of kids infected. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Most N95 Masks From China Don't Meet US Standards
ECRI quality assurance researchers tested nearly 200 N95-style masks, reflecting 15 different manufacturer models purchased by some of the largest health systems in the United States. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SHOCK: Melbourne to start arresting COVID-19 "conspiracy theorists" and throwing them in concentration camps
(Natural News) A new proposal by Daniel Andrews, the 48th incumbent Premier of Victoria in Australia, would make it so that residents of the state who violate its Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions – or even just spread what the government deems to be “conspiracy theories” about the plandemic – can be locked up or thrown... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wells Fargo CEO forced to apologize for stating the obvious
(Natural News) No matter how far they bend over and kneel, corporations will never be able to placate the demands of today’s racially-motivated social justice warriors. Corporations are currently being forced to meet “diversity goals” to purge their organization of white people and to build a more inclusive environment that hires equally among each race.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One stated goal of Black Lives Matter is to destroy the family unit
(Natural News) After having its true agenda outed, the Black Lives Matter (BLM) Global Network was caught quietly removing information from its official website indicating that one of the organization’s goals is to eradicate the family unit from society. While claiming to fight for justice, freedom and liberation for people with dark skin, BLM has... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaping increases COVID susceptibility by a whopping 700%
(Natural News) Vaping is taking off in the teen world, as most of them think it’s less health-damaging than cigarettes, and they’re right. Problem is, they’re all still addicted to nicotine, the world’s 3rd most addictive drug, that constricts blood vessels, limiting oxygen and nutrient transport throughout the body. Guess what that means? Lower immune... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why isn't Jenny Durkan being criminally charged for allowing left-wing terrorists to take over Seattle?
(Natural News) Rumors are circulating that Attorney General William Barr has asked federal prosecutors to investigate whether criminal charges should be filed against Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan for allowing the infamous “Capitol Hill Organized Protest” (CHOP) to occupy city streets for several weeks back in the summer. The New York Times reported, as we also... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too much candy: Man dies from eating bags of black licorice
Doctors say a Massachusetts construction worker’s love of black licorice wound up costing him his life (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Polio campaigners battle misinformation and distrust
Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan are the only two countries in the world yet to eliminate wild polio. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: U of Delaware seeks to cut staff amid pandemic
Officials at the University of Delaware say they are moving to cut personnel costs because of the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Senate report shows Hunter Biden paid women who were linked to human trafficking, prostitution
(Natural News) A report released yesterday by the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs in conjunction with the Senate Committee on Finance claims that Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, made a slew of shady financial transactions, which could have made his family vulnerable to extortion and counterintelligence concerns. A footnote to the committee’s report... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

President Trump will sign Born Alive executive order protecting babies who survive abortions
(Natural News) This week, President Trump confirmed that he will sign an executive order offering extra protection for babies who survive an abortion. The Born Alive Executive Order, which he announced during a pre-recorded speech that was played at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast, aims to fulfill the country’s “sacrosanct morality.” He said that all... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U-Haul truck spotted in Louisville unloading weapons of war to "protesters"
(Natural News) Just in time for the Breonna Taylor verdict, a U-Haul truck loaded with riot shields and other weapons of war was spotted in Louisville dispensing riot goods to a swarm of Black Lives Matter (BLM) “protesters” in preparation for more chaos. Video footage shows the “protesters” grabbing whatever they could out of the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One officer in Breonna Taylor case charged with wanton endangerment, Kentucky AG finds police use of force was JUSTIFIED
(Natural News) A grand jury in Jefferson County, Kentucky, has announced that they will be charging former Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) Det. Brett Hankison with three felony counts of wanton endangerment due to the fact that the former officer fired bullets into three different apartments during the raid on Breonna Taylor’s home back in March.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dozens of Iowa students quarantine as virus cases rise
Dozens of students in Iowa schools were quarantined after both staff and students tested positive for the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Birx: Not considering leaving coronavirus task force
White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx has pushed back against a report that said she was considering leaving the task force (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The seeds have been planted for the next American Civil War. I don't think anything stops it now.
(Natural News) The United States is in a Civil War. You can call it a cold war, a luke warm war, a one event from all out shooting war, but it hasn’t gone full blown hot, yet. The outrage from the communist Democrats every day is not due to Donald Trump, no it’s aimed at... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Democrats to redraft virus relief in bid to jump-start talks
Democrats are going back to the drawing board on a huge virus relief bill (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news