In reversal, US health officials to recommend masks for vaccinated people in some situations as COVID-19 surges again
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing for hospices, DHSC (updated 27th July 2021)
Sets out how hospices can access COVID-19 testing for staff and patients on-site, for staff visiting patients in their own homes, and for visitors to hospices. 27 July 2021Added information on changes to hospice visitor testing in Northern Ireland and updated the section on return box tracking. 1 July 2021Updated to reflect changes that hospices are now eligible to bulk upload coronavirus test results. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid-19: Irish vaccine programme to include 12-15-year-olds
Taoiseach (Irish PM) Micheál Martin says it represents a "significant opening up" of the programme. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid UK: Pioneering 15-minute test is approved for sale to hospitals
The Israeli-made 'MedMed Covid-19 Severity Test' will be available for both private and NHS hospitals. It was given a CE mark in Europe, which allows it to be sold in UK hospitals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Genetic sequencing uncovers new possible links to cardiac rhythm disorder
The findings of the Yale School of Medicine-led study are a major step in uncovering the genetic causes of a poorly understood type of heart arrhythmia. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 27, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Russia OKs testing combination of Sputnik, AstraZeneca shots
Russia’s health officials have given a go-ahead to testing a combination of the AstraZeneca coronavirus shot and the single-dose version of the domestically developed Sputnik V vaccine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Michael Gove on vaccine passports at events with big crowds
People should be “confident” those attending large-scale events are “less likely to be carriers of the virus”, the Cabinet Office Minister says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Covid: Alert over inaccurate thermometers bought in UK
Sales have increased in the pandemic but some products are not fit for purpose, UK regulator warns. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Manisha Juthani named Connecticut public health commissioner
A Yale infectious disease expert, Juthani has been a central figure as an advisor to government officials during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 27, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Over half of Covid hospitalisations only tested positive AFTER admission
Leaked figures show 56 per cent of people classed as Covid patients in England last week tested positive in the days after admission. It suggests the virus was not the reason they went to hospital. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dad builds robotic exoskeleton to help son walk
The French robotics engineer says he was inspired to build the suit after his son asked him to. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Four in 10 Brits put on weight during lockdown with the average person gaining half a STONE
A survey of 5,000 adults by Public Health England found lockdowns led people to develop unhealthy habits like snacking and comfort eating, causing 41% of Brits to put on weight. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Column: Dubious property tax appeals are costing L.A. County millions
L.A. County Assessor Jeff Prang says bulk appeals by tax agents cost his office $2.2 million a year and may mean $15 million lost in annual revenue. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Lazarus Source Type: news

EU trumpets vaccine success but warns of variant impact
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says the EU has reached a major goal by providing at least one coronavirus shot to 70% of adults across the 27-nation bloc (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Boris Johnson on Covid infection rates falling for six days
The prime minister urges people not to “run away with premature conclusions” amid a fall in positive test numbers. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iran hits new COVID infection record for 2nd straight day
Iran has recorded over 34,900 new coronavirus infections, setting the nation’s single-day record for cases (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Authorities order the VAXTERMINATION of city workers, doctors and nurses as spike protein MURDER injections target government and health care sectors
(Natural News) Government authorities and large health care groups are ordering the vaxtermination of their own members and workers, demanding spike protein murder shots be injected into millions of victims who work in the government and health care sectors. NYC mayor Bill de Blasio, for example, just announced covid mandates (vaccinate or endure daily tests... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Well past time': L.A. politicians want COVID-19 vaccine mandate for city workers
A growing number of L.A. politicians want to require city workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as infection numbers have surged again. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Alpert Reyes, Chris Kuo Source Type: news

Coronavirus: What's happening around the world on Tuesday
Tokyo has reported its highest number of new coronavirus infections, four days after the start of the Olympics. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Covid killed 218 people in England and Wales last week as virus deaths rose by a fifth
Experts said it was 'not surprising' Covid deaths had risen because infections had previously been surging upwards. Almost nine in ten adults have got at least one jab. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Thousands of foreigners leave Indonesia amid COVID-19 crisis
Airport records show thousands of foreigners have left Indonesia in recent weeks (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

The Story Behind Team USA Women ’s Gymnasts’ Leotards
There was probably little doubt that when the U.S. women’s gymnastics team walked into the arena at the Tokyo Olympics for the team event, their leotards would embody some red, white and blue theme. And the women did not disappoint. Striding on to the mats, the four-woman team event squad resembled patriotic superheroes in their red-sleeved leotards with a white band across the chest and blue bottom. And that was the idea. Jeanne Diaz, senior designer and director of custom at GK Elite, the leotard manufacturer that for the first time made the women’s Olympic uniforms, says the theme for the leotards was Modern...
Source: TIME: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park/Tokyo Tags: Uncategorized olympics Tokyo Olympics Source Type: news

'Healthy' supplements are causing a rise in liver injuries - what to avoid
ACCORDING to new research, cases of severe liver injury linked to products claiming to promote muscle growth or weight loss are rising, with some severe cases leading to patients requiring liver transplants. Scientists are probing why some supplements may be doing more harm than good. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ICU Clinical Alarm Frequency and Nurses' Sensitivity to Them ICU Clinical Alarm Frequency and Nurses' Sensitivity to Them
Do the number and frequency of clinical alarms in the ICU lead to desensitization among nurses?American Journal of Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Effects of COVID-19 Vaccination Timing and Prioritization Effects of COVID-19 Vaccination Timing and Prioritization
When it comes to maximizing the impact of vaccines, which is the better strategy -- rapid roll out or prioritizing at-risk groups?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Male Fertility After Androgenic Steroids: How Little We Know Male Fertility After Androgenic Steroids: How Little We Know
Studies have shown that anabolic steroids can be damaging to male fertility, but there is still much to be learned.Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Combined Analysis of Risk Factors in NAFLD Combined Analysis of Risk Factors in NAFLD
This study investigated the synergistic effects of various known risk factors for NAFLD, as well as their individual impact on disease severity.Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Surge testing for new coronavirus (COVID-19) variants, DHSC (updated 26th July 2021)
How'surge testing'and genomic sequencing are being used in locations in England where coronavirus (COVID-19) variants have been identified. 26 July 2021Updated to remove testing in the areas Cumbria County Council, Slough Borough Council, City of Bradford, Metropolitan District Council, Leeds City Council and Wakefield Council. 19 July 2021Removed Lambeth Council (targeted areas) from the list of locations using surge testing. Also updated to reflect the lifting of national restrictions as part of step 4 of the roadmap. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Long covidmechanisms, risk factors, and management, BMJ
This review examines the long-term impact of symptoms reported following covid-19 infection and discusses the current epidemiological understanding of long covid, the risk factors for acute covid-19 and long covid, and the treatment and management guidelines aimed at treating it. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sociodemographic inequality in COVID-19 vaccination coverage among elderly adults in England: a national linked data study, BMJ Open
Study reported vaccination rates of 93.2%, 67.2%, 73.8%, 79.1% in white British, black African, Caribbean and Muslim groups, respectively. Lower rates associated with older age, deprived areas, low socioeconomic position, disability, or living alone/multigenerational households. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As Virus Cases Rise, Another Contagion Spreads Among the Vaccinated: Anger
Frustrated by the prospect of a new surge, many Americans are blaming the unvaccinated. A tougher stance may backfire, some experts warn. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: your-feed-science Coronavirus Reopenings Vaccination and Immunization Workplace Hazards and Violations Disease Rates Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Rumors and Misinformation Hospitals Children and Childhood Colleges and Universities Veterans Source Type: news

Dr Mark on mosquito bites: How hydrocortisone cream can immediately stop the itching
MOSQUITO bites could be on the rise due to the UK finally basking in some well-needed sunshine. What are the best methods to help treat an itchy bite? Dr Mark Porter revealed all on This Morning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Editorial: The right's new tone on COVID vaccines
Vaccines are the only way out of the COVID-19 pandemic. It's good that more conservatives are getting on board with that message. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: The Times Editorial Board Source Type: news

The Latest: Health experts see Portugal's virus surge easing
Portuguese health experts say there are signs that the country’s recent surge in COVID-19 infections is running out of steam (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Thailand sends COVID-19 patients to hometowns by train
Authorities in Thailand have began transporting some people who tested positive for the coronavirus from Bangkok to their hometowns for isolation and treatment to alleviate the burden on the capital’s overwhelmed medical system (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

USWNT gets ugly tie against Australia to advance at 2021 Tokyo Olympics
Team USA has advanced to the knockout stage in women’s soccer at the Tokyo Olympics, despite sleepily and sloppily winning just one of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Behavioral Economics Manifesto Gets Revised
We speak with the Nobel Prize-winning founder of behavioral economics about the new — and last — version of his classic book, Nudge.(Image credit: Richard Thaler) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Greg Rosalsky Source Type: news

Five people missing after explosion rocks German chemicals site
Five people were missing and several injured after an explosion rocked an industrial park in the western German city of Leverkusen on... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acne diet: The 3 foods to avoid for clear skin
ACNE is mainly caused by hormonal changes and genetics, but diet often plays a role in the severity of the condition. Here are three foods to avoid for clear skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Letters to the Editor: Eric Clapton's anti-vaxxer hypocrisy is on brand for him
Eric Clapton is a blues guitarist inspired by Black musicians who has made racist statements. He is also a vaccinated celebrity catering to the unvaccinated. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

United States vs. Australia - Football Match Report - July 27, 2021
Get a report of the United States vs. Australia 2020 Olympic Women's Soccer, Group Stage football match. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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6 Exercises You Should Do In The Morning If You Wake Up Tired
No energy? No problem. These easy stretches and moves will have you feeling alert in no time. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jeff Bezos offers NASA $2 billion to get Blue Origin back in the moon race
Jeff Bezos wants to spot NASA up to $2 billion in a bid to reignite the battle for space between his rocket company Blue Origin and Elon... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aaron Rodgers appears to land in Green Bay as new deal looms: report
Aaron Rodgers appeared to land in Green Bay amid reports he’s finalizing a deal with the Packers to play the 2021 season after an... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: The 'unusual' sexual symptom of type 2 diabetes and high blood sugar
DIABETES symptoms often go unnoticed for long periods of time, but usually include fatigue, passing more urine than normal, and feeling very thirsty. But there's also an "unusual" sexual symptom of high blood sugar you should be aware of. Are you at risk of type 2 diabetes? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cambodia seizes virus-contaminated meat imported from India
Cambodian authorities have stopped five large containers of water buffalo meat imported from India after determining the shipment was tainted with the coronavirus (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Tennis injuries: The top 5 tennis injuries and how to prevent them
TENNIS injuries are common, whether you're a pro or a newbie. Here are the top five tennis injuries, how to prevent them and how to treat them. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Live: U.S. vs. Australia at the Olympics, Lineups and What to Watch
The result against Australia guarantees the United States a spot in the knockout round. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia warning: Too much coffee linked to condition - how much should you be drinking?
DEMENTIA involves a complex brain change which often happen unknowingly to the sufferer. Coffee consumption may impact these brain changes and increase a person's risk. How? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Who Will Pay To Protect Tech Giants From Rising Seas?
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lauren Sommer Source Type: news