A Manly Response to Disease
A conventional model of masculinity inhibits some men from expressing their emotional responses to assaults on the body. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Susan Gubar Tags: Bladder Cancer Men and Boys Lehman, David Source Type: news

Covid-19: UK volunteers could be given virus to test vaccine
'Human challenge trials' to test the effectiveness of possible Covid vaccines may be held in London. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS Covid-19 app: England and Wales get smartphone contact tracing for over-16s
Users are being urged to install the app to protect themselves and others against the resurgent virus. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu jabs limited due to high demand
A leading chain, facing unprecedented demand, suspends its appointment booking system. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diagnoses of several common health conditions HALVED during pandemic, study shows
The number of heart disease patients diagnosed also fell 44 per cent, as health services saw a 43 per cent plunge in patients with circulatory issues and 16 per cent drop in malignant cancers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Public health officials call for tighter restrictions, warn COVID-19 could spiral out of control
Infectious disease experts say Canadian health authorities must tighten restrictions again or hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19 will increase exponentially in the coming weeks. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Canadians should make mask-wearing a 'reflex' in daily life as COVID-19 cases rise, experts say
Experts say at this point in the pandemic, with COVID-19 cases rising, Canadians should be donning their masks more, not less. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Beer belly raises the risk of early death from illnesses such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease
Canadian researchers looked at data from more than 2.5million people and found that every extra 4in (10cm) of waist size was associated with an 11 per cent higher chance of dying prematurely. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for hair loss: Pill with antimicrobial properties shown to boost growth
BEST supplements for hair loss: A certain supplement loved by celebrities for its antiviral and antimicrobial properties could help increase your hair growth. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Lower your blood pressure reading by sipping on this breakfast juice
HIGH blood pressure is seriously putting your life in danger of a heart attack or stroke. To combat this first thing in the morning, which drink works best to lower your reading? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: A traditional dish may increase your risk of the deadly disease
BOWEL cancer can be a nasty condition that can shorten your life. If you'd like to lower your chances of developing the disease, you may fare better to stay away from one traditional dish. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: China lifts pandemic bar on entry by foreigners
Chinese officials say foreigners holding certain types of visas and residence permits will be permitted to return to China as the threat of the new coronavirus continues to recede (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: The sexual problem caused by nerve damage due to high blood sugar
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms can range from vision disturbances to an increased need to urinate. There is a sexual symptom due to the damage from high blood sugar, which - in turn - causes nerve problems. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Are people to be left to die?' Vaccine pleas fill UN summit
Many world leaders at this week’s virtual U.N. summit are pleading for a COVID-19 vaccine to be made available and affordable to all (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Bunion treatment: How to treat the 'lumps' on your feet - signs of something more serious
BUNION treatment: The exact cause of bunions is unknown and knowing how to prevent them is not very clear. According to an expert, what is the best form of treatment do you need urgent treatment? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The vegetable you should AVOID or risk deadly high blood pressure - are you at risk?
HIGH blood pressure risk could be lowered by making some diet or lifestyle changes. You could lower your chances of developing deadly hypertension symptoms and signs by avoiding certain foods. This is the vegetable you should avoid, or risk high blood pressure. Should you speak to a doctor about your blood pressure? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Father of the Bride' cast reuniting for Netflix special directed by Nancy Meyers
Netflix teased that 'something is coming' this Friday, and hinted that Steve Martin, Martin Short, Kieran Culkin, and more of the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking marijuana during pregnancy increases risk of psychotic-like behaviors in children
A new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis found children exposed to pot in utero were more likely to have psychotic-like behavior such as delusions. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As caseloads spike in four provinces, Trudeau warns that pandemic will be worse this fall
In a rare televised national address, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took to the airwaves to warn that Canada is at a "crossroads" as COVID-19 cases spike in some provinces with the fall expected to be worse than what the country faced at the onset of this pandemic in the spring. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

CDC director says more than 90% of US susceptible to COVID-19 but vaccine predicted by spring 2021
CDC director Dr Robert Redfield and Dr Anthony Fauci,director of NIAID, were testifying during a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on Wednesday (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump Accuses FDA Of Playing Politics With COVID-19 Vaccine Guidelines
Referring to a report that the FDA plans to tighten requirements for a vaccine, Trump said, "That sounds like a political move."(Image credit: Joshua Roberts/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alana Wise Source Type: news

Trump attacks FDA plan for tougher standards on emergency vaccine approval as a ‘political move’
The president warned he may reject the proposal, hours after the Food and Drug Administration chief told senators that a vaccine decision will be free of political interference. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Goldstein Source Type: news

US experts vow ‘no cutting corners’ as vaccine tests expand
A huge study of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine is getting underway as top U.S. health officials seek to assure a skeptical public they can trust any shots the government ultimately approves (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Push to reopen private schools arrives in federal court
A federal judge is weighing whether pandemic-related occupancy limits for private schools in New Mexico violate constitutional rights to equal protection and freedom of assembly (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Young adults are now the largest group of Americans getting COVID-19, CDC says
The median age of people with COVID-19 in the U.S. has declined, with adults in their 20s now accounting for more cases than people in any other age group. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Karen Kaplan Source Type: news

Mental Health: 'Kindness can help save lives'
Kamilah was in a crisis when she found flowers with a note saying 'this is a gift'. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

L.A. County COVID-19 transmission rate increases as officials await Labor Day numbers
The novel coronavirus has killed more than 6,000 people in the county. Officials announced 31 additional deaths and 2,165 cases Wednesday. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Colleen Shalby Source Type: news

Prenatal Pot Use Impacts Kid's Future Mental Health
Children exposed to pot in the womb were more likely to experience internalizing disorders such as depression and anxiety, as well as externalizing disorders such as lashing out at others or ADHD, researchers found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fauci, COVID Researchers on TIME's Most Influential People List Fauci, COVID Researchers on TIME's Most Influential People List
Throughout the pandemic, Fauci has been a leading voice on safety guidelines to reduce the spread of the coronavirus and on details about therapeutics and vaccines. The list of 100 also includes public health experts who have been influential during the pandemic.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

F.D.A. Requires Stronger Warning Label for Xanax and Similar Drugs
Benzodiazepines — commonly prescribed for anxiety, insomnia, seizures and panic disorders — are highly addictive and come with health risks, especially when combined with other drugs. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sheila Kaplan Tags: Drug Abuse and Traffic Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Mental Health and Disorders Opioids and Opiates Food and Drug Administration your-feed-healthcare Source Type: news

Government looks to review Tocilizumab inclusion for treatment, again
​​Tocilizumab,a rheumatoid arthritis drug, is part of the health ministry’s clinical management protocol for Covid-19 under investigational therapies for patients with moderate symptoms of the illness. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Primary healthcare focus area of government: Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
The Niti Aayog CEO also noted that the COVID-19 pandemic provides a unique opportunity to identify sectors which will become the next drivers of growth. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID anxiety waning, people okay with new norms: NIMHANS experts
Mental health experts at the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (Nimhans) have observed a 'positive sign of adaptation' among people to the new norm amid fears triggered by the Covid pandemic and an unprecedented countrywide lockdown that lasted for several weeks. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Six months since lockdown: Strides in testing, vaccine devt but COVID crisis far from over in India, say scientists
Six months on, India has the second highest number of cases in the world after the US with a tally of 57.32 lakh cases, 86,508 people testing positive in a day and a total of 91,149 fatalities, according to Union Health Ministry figures on Thursday. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 mortality rates down as treatments improve, doctors gain experience
(Natural News) Coronavirus infections continue to kill almost 1,000 Americans daily. Still, those with dangerous cases have a higher chance of survival — thanks to great strides in medical care and the growing experience of doctors. Mayo Clinic COVID Research Task Force head Andrew Badley said in an interview that the healthcare sector’s preparedness is “much... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three asteroids will barrel past Earth before September ends
(Natural News) Astronomers are closely monitoring three asteroids that will barrel past Earth before September closes. Two asteroids are set to blast past the planet within hours of each other on Sept. 25, according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) ’s Center for Near-Earth Object Studies. Meanwhile, an asteroid that could be as big as the Great Pyramid... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Biblical texts tell rare stories of wizards, demons in disguise and a man crucified next to Jesus
(Natural News) Experts have recently compiled a series of apocryphal Biblical texts and translated them into English. For some of the texts, the compilation marks the first time they can be read in the language. Apocryphal texts refer to those stories that were not included in the canonical Bible. When the book was being compiled, Christians were debating... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Minneapolis to give $2 million to help beleaguered property owners pay for exorbitant demolition and cleanup costs
(Natural News) In order to speed up the demolition, cleanup and reconstruction of 16 different properties destroyed by the engineered George Floyd riots, Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced that the city will be providing $2 million in grants to help property owners, many of whom have to spend six figures for their property. The program... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts unsure about COVID-19, flu co-infection, but expect U.S. to find out
Becoming ill with both COVID-19 and the seasonal flu is possible -- but it's unclear whether one virus can makes the other one worse, experts said this week. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Soros-funded coalition plans to unleash election day chaos that could far surpass Floyd protests
(Natural News) The violent protests over the George Floyd incident were quite extreme – and that’s putting it mildly – but there are signs that what we saw this summer could be nothing compared to the protests that could be unleashed on the nation should Joe Biden not be the clear winner of the election.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'The truth in 11 minutes': Kyle Rittenhouse's attorneys release detailed breakdown of shooting
(Natural News) Kyle Rittenhouse’s attorneys on Tuesday afternoon released a detailed breakdown and timeline of the Aug 25 shooting during the riots in Kenosha with additional footage and explanations of exactly what went down that fateful night. (Article by Chris Menahan republished from InformationLiberation.com) Of note, the FightBack Foundation video highlights how 36-year-old registered sex... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 most extreme 'Critical Race Theory' classes and trainings at US colleges
(Natural News) President  Donald Trump recently instructed federal agencies to end training related to “White Privilege” or “Critical Race Theory,” calling them “anti-American propaganda.” (Article  by Jezzamine Wolk republished from CampusReform.org) “These types of ‘trainings’ not only run counter to the fundamental beliefs for which our Nation has stood since its inception, but they also engender division... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Illegal alien accused of assault freed 10 times by Sanctuary New York City
(Natural News) Sanctuary New York City has released an illegal alien back into the community ten times over the last two years, despite his long criminal record. (Article by John Binder republished from Breitbart.com) Jhonny Alejandro Soto-Ubaldo, an illegal alien from the Dominican Republic, was first arrested by the New York City Police Department (NYPD) in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Massachusetts Man Dies From Eating Too Much Black Licorice
(AP) – A Massachusetts construction worker’s love of black licorice wound up costing him his life. Eating a bag and a half every day for a few weeks threw his nutrients out of whack and caused the 54-year-old man’s heart to stop, doctors reported Wednesday. “Even a small amount of licorice you eat can increase your blood pressure a little bit,” said Dr. Neel Butala, a cardiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital who described the case in the New England Journal of Medicine. The problem is glycyrrhizic acid, found in black licorice and in many other foods and dietary supplements containing li...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Featured Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Mass General Hospital Source Type: news

Why Not Wear Masks For Other Viruses? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Coronavirus Questions
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Health Healthcare Status Healthwatch Syndicated Local Coronavirus Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Protect Aging Brains
New research suggests that people taking the drug appear to have significantly slower declines in thinking and memory as they age. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood Test May Show Who Is at Risk of Severe COVID
The blood marker is called "red cell distribution width" (RDW) -- basically, the greater the variance in the size of red blood cells, the poorer a patient's prognosis, the study authors explained. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 23, 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 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Virus uptick in Hasidic NYC neighborhoods causes concern
A spike in COVID-19 cases in a handful of Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods with large Orthodox Jewish populations is raising alarm bells even as New York City’s overall infection rate remains low (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

American Consumers Have Lost $145 Million to Coronavirus Fraud
More than 200,000 complaints of scams and fraud have been filed so far this year, data from the Federal Trade Commission shows. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christina Morales and Christine Hauser Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Frauds and Swindling Identity Theft Federal Trade Commission Rumors and Misinformation Elderly Content Type: Service Source Type: news