Provident Mutual building sale on hold, endangering planned West Philly health campus
West Philadelphia Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell has halted the city ’s long-awaited remake of the former Provident Mutual Life Insurance Co. building at 4601 Market Street for reasons that include the interest from developers other than Iron Stone, the developer selected through an open bidding process to acquire the 10-acre property. “I’ve got other people w ho want to invest,” said Blackwell on Thursday when asked if she supported a different bid than the winning proposal. “So we’ll… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Jake Blumgart Source Type: news

Provident Mutual building sale on hold, endangering planned West Philly health campus
West Philadelphia Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell has halted the city ’s long-awaited remake of the former Provident Mutual Life Insurance Co. building at 4601 Market Street for reasons that include the interest from developers other than Iron Stone, the developer selected through an open bidding process to acquire the 10-acre property. “I’ve got other people w ho want to invest,” said Blackwell on Thursday when asked if she supported a different bid than the winning proposal. “So we’ll… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 14, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jake Blumgart Source Type: news

Morning Break: Vaccine Skeptic in the House;'Iron Man' Clinics; Tampon Recall
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - December 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Three Predictions For 2019, Including A Real Life " Iron Man "
From bitcoin dominance to scaring the bejeezus out of global bond lords, some predictions for 2019 by A.T. Kearney. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - December 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Kenneth Rapoza, Contributor Source Type: news

The telltale signs of iron deficiency
(Natural News) These days, more people are going for vegan and plant-based diets and although these have their fair share of advantages, they are also causing people to become deficient in essential nutrients. Iron deficiency is the most prevalent nutritional disorder. According to the World Health Organization, it affects more than 30 percent of the world’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Impacts of heat exposure on workers' health and performance at steel plant in Turkey - Fahed A, Ozkaymak M, Ahmed S.
This study investigates the influence of heat load on workers' health and activity in Kardemir Steel Factory in Karab ük-Turkey ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Changes in cortical protein markers of iron transport with gender, major depressive disorder and suicide - Dean B, Tsatsanis A, Lam LQ, Scarr E, Duce JA.
The objective of this study was to determine whether a breakdown in proteins regulating cortical iron homeostasis could be involved in the pathophysiology of mood disorders. METHODS: Levels of select proteins responsible for cortical ir... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Iron-rich foods for vegetarians and vegans
Iron is an essential nutrient. Many plant-based foods contain iron, including lentils, beans, tofu, and blackstrap molasses. Learn about these and other iron-rich vegetarian foods here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Are Eggs Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Eggs dominate the menus of all sorts of breakfast spots, from fast-food chains to organic cafes. But the humble egg comes with a lot of questions: Will eggs raise your cholesterol? Should you order an egg-white omelet or embrace the yolks? And what about organic eggs — are they really more nutritious? Whether you eat them every day or just occasionally, there’s plenty to learn about how to incorporate eggs into a healthy diet. Here, dietitians weigh in on what you need to know about nutrition in eggs. Are eggs healthy? Nutrition experts agree that the protein and vitamins in eggs make them a healthy option. &ld...
Source: TIME: Health - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Are Eggs Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Eggs dominate the menus of all sorts of breakfast spots, from fast-food chains to organic cafes. But the humble egg comes with a lot of questions: Will eggs raise your cholesterol? Should you order an egg-white omelet or embrace the yolks? And what about organic eggs — are they really more nutritious? Whether you eat them every day or just occasionally, there’s plenty to learn about how to incorporate eggs into a healthy diet. Here, dietitians weigh in on what you need to know about nutrition in eggs. Are eggs healthy? Nutrition experts agree that the protein and vitamins in eggs make them a healthy option. &ld...
Source: TIME: Health - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Here are 9 amazing benefits of regularly drinking lemongrass tea
(Natural News) Lemongrass is a tropical herb that has a citrus smell and taste. This tall, stalky plant is also known for its medicinal properties. It is rich in essential vitamins and minerals, such as vitamins A and C, calcium, magnesium, folate, iron, zinc, potassium, copper, phosphorus, manganese, and traces of B vitamins. While it... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Iron Chef' fights chronic pain with food
In his kitchen, chef Seamus Mullen is cutting up avocados as he recalls a time when it felt like he was the one getting sliced. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tracing iron in the North Pacific
(Institute of Atmospheric Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences) A new Chinese project (2018--2022) will explore the sources and transport of biologically available Fe in the high-nutrient and low-chlorophyll (HNLC) regions. The results can give scientific advice to stakeholders on the feasibility of conducting ocean Fe fertilization. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - November 30, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Could 'Iron Man' style suit be the answer to the world's biggest nuclear challenge?
If wearable technologies are the future, a radioactive-busting robotic suit could represent yet one more dramatic step into the beyond. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 29, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Physics, Interface Analysis Centre, Faculty of Science, School of Physics; Press Release Source Type: news

Dropping ferric iron into a low spin
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Source: ScienceNOW - November 29, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Grocholski, B. Tags: twil Source Type: news

Advanced imaging technology measures magnetite levels in the living brain
(Massachusetts General Hospital) Investigators at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital have used magnetoencephalography -- a technology that measures brain activity by detecting the weak magnetic fields produced by the brain's normal electrical currents -- to measure levels of the iron-based mineral called magnetite in the human brain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Could ‘ Iron Man ’ style suit be the answer to the world ’ s biggest nuclear challenge?
If wearable technologies are the future, a radioactive-busting robotic suit could represent yet one more dramatic step into the beyond. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - November 23, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Physics, Interface Analysis Centre, Faculty of Science, School of Physics; Press Release Source Type: news

10 iron-rich foods to add to your diet – watch at Brighteon.com
(Natural News) Iron is a mineral found in almost every part of the body, especially in the blood. In particular, iron is needed to make hemoglobin in red blood cells, the protein that carries oxygen throughout the body. The body also uses hemoglobin to move carbon dioxide from other part parts of the body to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stop throwing away one of the best parts of your Kale
(Natural News) Many health experts consider kale, a dark leafy green vegetable in the cabbage family, as a superfood, given its impressive vitamin, mineral, and antioxidant profile. As a natural source of potassium, it helps fight heart disease. With its iron properties, it assists with healthy muscle function and the transfer of oxygen between cells. Its Vitamin K... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are you getting the minerals your body needs? Play 'foodoku' to find out
Our Sudoku-inspired grids offer eight ways of combining foods to get roughly the right amounts of essential minerals zinc, magnesium, selenium and iron. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can the minerals found in your hair determine your risk of developing hay fever?
(Natural News) Japanese scientists have found a way to identify your likelihood of contracting hay fever based on the concentration of minerals in your hair. The results are different for men and women. Your mineral intake helps determine your susceptibility to diseases. For instance, certain minerals, like zinc, iron, and selenium, are linked to a... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about ferritin blood tests for anemia
A ferritin blood test is a simple way to check a person's iron levels. In this article, we discuss normal, low, and high levels, what they mean, and how to alter blood ferritin levels. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Blood / Hematology Source Type: news

Impact crater 19 miles wide found beneath Greenland glacier
Crater may have been caused by mile-wide iron meteorite just 12,000 years agoA huge impact crater has been discovered under a half-mile-thick Greenland ice sheet.The enormous bowl-shaped dent appears to be the result of a mile-wide iron meteorite slamming into the island at a speed of 12 miles per second as recently as 12,000 years ago.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Science editor Tags: Science Greenland Glaciers Space Polar regions Environment Geology World news Source Type: news

Lifting weights for just five minutes can slash stroke and heart attack risk
Pumping iron for just a few minutes cuts the likelihood of developing metabolic syndrome, say researchers from Iowa State University who studied nearly 13,000 adults. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women who suffer from heavy menstrual bleeding are recommended to supplement with Shepherd's purse
(Natural News) Menorrhagia, a condition better known as heavy menstrual bleeding, is a very common condition in women. It’s also one of the main reasons for impaired quality of life and iron-deficiency anemia in women — making the need for treatment a priority. One natural way to treat the condition is to supplement it with shepherd’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Despite AI's rise, big iron will be big draw at RSNA 2018
Despite the recent rise of artificial intelligence (AI), big iron will be the...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: 4 ways consumerism will affect women's health practices How IT innovation can improve healthcare in Canada Are you ready for a radiologist shortage? Facebook Live from HIMSS 2018: Day 1 5 steps to improve your imaging IT strategy (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 12, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Animals raised on organic selenium supplements produce fresher meat
(Natural News) There’s no question that eating meat is highly beneficial: Meats like beef and chicken are a complete source of protein and deliver a good amount of iron and vitamin B12. Unfortunately, meat can also become detrimental to your health. When damaged by heat or oxygen, the polyunsaturated fats in meat become oxidized and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I was in excruciating pain from excess iron'
Too much iron in the blood, or haemochromatosis, is a little-known, debilitating condition, often undiagnosed. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BiferaRx (Folic acid Heme Iron polypeptide Iron Dextran, Cyanocobalamin Tablets) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - November 8, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

The Gauls really did embalm the severed heads of enemies, research shows
New chemical analysis of iron age skulls confirms the grisly practice, referred to in ancient textsThey were fearsome warriors who cut off the heads of their enemies and displayed them for all to see, bringing them back from battle hanging around their horses ’ necks. But now research has confirmed that the Gauls did not merely sever the heads of their foes, they appear to have embalmed them to boot.Experts say they have found traces of conifer resins on the remains of skulls discovered at the iron age settlement of Le Cailar in the south of France – a discovery they say backs up ancient reports that the Celtic...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - November 7, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Nicola Davis Tags: Anthropology Archaeology Science France Europe Source Type: news

Small amount of iron deficiency during your period can be a risk factor for mental health illness
Researchers at Nicolaus Copernicus University in Poland, who led the study, also say the drop in iron can worsen the cognitive performance and endurance of women. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tornado Hits Amazon Center in Baltimore, Killing Two
BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials confirm it was a tornado that ripped apart some of an Amazon distribution warehouse in Baltimore, killing two men who worked for outside employers. The National Weather Service reports the tornado Friday night packed winds peaking at around 105 mph (169 kph) and traveled 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) through Baltimore. The twister also blew over a tractor-trailer on Interstate 95 and smashed through garage doors at a van rental facility. The storm pulled off part of the Amazon building's roof, including iron rafters. That caused concrete panels along a 50-foot (15-meter) section of wall to colla...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 5, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Operations Source Type: news

Tornado Hits Amazon Center in Baltimore, Killing Two
BALTIMORE (AP) — Officials confirm it was a tornado that ripped apart some of an Amazon distribution warehouse in Baltimore, killing two men who worked for outside employers. The National Weather Service reports the tornado Friday night packed winds peaking at around 105 mph (169 kph) and traveled 2.5 miles (4 kilometers) through Baltimore. The twister also blew over a tractor-trailer on Interstate 95 and smashed through garage doors at a van rental facility. The storm pulled off part of the Amazon building's roof, including iron rafters. That caused concrete panels along a 50-foot (15-meter) section of wall to colla...
Source: JEMS Operations - November 5, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents Rescue & Vehicle Extrication News Operations Source Type: news

HEALTH NOTES: Gluten-free bread lacks key vitamins
Only five per cent of the gluten-free breads on supermarket shelves are fortified with calcium, iron and thiamine – crucial for bone and brain health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fuel remains in archaeological contexts: experimental and archaeological evidence for recognizing remains in hearths used by Iron Age farmers who lived in peatlands - Braadbaart F, van Brussel T, van Os B, Eijskoot Y.
In the archaeological record, ash and charred organic material are the only indications of the type of fuel used by ancient societies to feed their fires. This potential source of information may help further understanding of past human behaviour in relati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

ASN: High-Dose, Proactive IV Iron Noninferior in Hemodialysis
THURSDAY, Nov. 1, 2018 -- For patients undergoing maintenance hemodialysis, a high-dose intravenous iron regimen administered proactively is noninferior to a low-dose intravenous iron regimen administered reactively, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - November 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Here ’s the Healthiest Way to Gain Weight
For most Americans with weight issues, the problem is carrying around too much , not too little. While obesity rates have surged in North America since the 1970s, the proportion of underweight people has remained low—less than 5% of the population, according to a study in The Lancet. These bodyweight trends mean that most health experts are focused on helping people lose weight to avoid disease. But there are also some potentially serious health consequences associated with being clinically underweight, which is usually defined as having a body mass index (BMI) of 18.5 or below. “There are many epidemiologic st...
Source: TIME: Health - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

The hottest alien world ever discovered: Exoplanet so hot, iron and titanium glow in it
(Natural News) KELT-9b is a hot find in more ways than one. Not only is this exoplanet hotter than any other planet and many stars, its atmosphere is also the first to show the presence of both iron and titanium, an article in Space.com reported. This unique alien world dwells within the constellation Cygnus. The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evaluation of Iron Stores by Zinc Protoporphyrin Analysis Evaluation of Iron Stores by Zinc Protoporphyrin Analysis
Might zinc protoporphyrin testing serve as an alternative to ferritin testing for determination of iron-deficiency anemia in repeat blood donors?Laboratory Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Big Brands Are Fuelling the Business of Nutrition
Dr Myriam Sidibe is a Senior Fellow at the Mossavar Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School and is on sabbatical leave from Unilever.   Jane Nelson directs the Center’s Corporate Responsibility Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School.By Dr Myriam Sidibe and Jane NelsonCAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, Oct 29 2018 (IPS)Food is an increasingly hot topic, no matter if you are rich or poor. Malnutrition – including undernutrition, overweight and obesity – affects 1 in 3 people around the world. When it comes to the link between health and nutrition, consumers in both developed and emerg...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Myriam Sidibe and Jane Nelson Tags: Africa Development & Aid Economy & Trade Food & Agriculture Global Green Economy Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

High-Dose Iron an Option for Maintenance Hemodialysis
(MedPage Today) -- High-dose noninferior to low-dose, required less erythropoiesis-stimulating agent (Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology)
Source: MedPage Today Hematology/Oncology - October 29, 2018 Category: Hematology Source Type: news

High-Dose Iron Safe, Effective in Hemodialysis Patients High-Dose Iron Safe, Effective in Hemodialysis Patients
High-dose iron reduces the amount of erythropoiesis-stimulating agent needed to treat dialysis patients with anemia, with no rise in risk for infection or cardiovascular events, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Too much iron may raise the risk of certain strokes
New research finds that people with higher levels of iron are at a higher risk of stroke that arises from clots and blockages that travel from the heart. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stroke Source Type: news

'Trojan horse' antibiotic can kill drug-resistant bacteria
Scientists at Shionogi Inc, New Jersey, have developed cefiderocol. It works by binding on to iron, which bacteria needs to survive, allowing the drug to pass through the bacteria's filter system. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Butternut squash is a yummy way to boost your vitamin C levels
(Natural News) Butternut squash (Cucurbita moschata), which belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family of cucurbits or gourds, is also called winter or pumpkin squash. A good source of vitamin C, butternut squash is also rich in carotenoids and minerals. Butternut squash has complex carbohydrates and significant amounts of iron, magnesium, potassium, and riboflavin. The gourd also contains carotenoids like... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: The delicious, nutritious pumpkin
Pumpkin: Is canned better than fresh?? Fresh foods generally have a higher nutrient content than cooked or canned foods. But in the case of pumpkin, both fresh and canned are packed with nutrients, such as potassium, vitamin A and iron. From pancakes to?soup to pasta sauce to?dessert, pumpkin can be a nutritious, delicious addition to [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 26, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Vitamin Pills: Miracle or Myth - should you take supplements? Expert reveals shocking fact
VITAMIN PILLS: MIRACLE MYTH? aired on BBC Two tonight in the hope to enlighten the nation as to whether or not they should be taking supplements. From vitamin A to K, and minerals such as calcium and iron, are Britons getting enough from their diet alone? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Soft magnetic materials for a sustainable and electrified world
Soft magnetic materials are key to the efficient operation of the next generation of power electronics and electrical machines (motors and generators). Many new materials have been introduced since Michael Faraday’s discovery of magnetic induction, when iron was the only option. However, as wide bandgap semiconductor devices become more common in both power electronics and motor controllers, there is an urgent need to further improve soft magnetic materials. These improvements will be necessary to realize the full potential in efficiency, size, weight, and power of high-frequency power electronics and high–rota...
Source: ScienceNOW - October 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Silveyra, J. M., Ferrara, E., Huber, D. L., Monson, T. C. Tags: Materials Science, Online Only review Source Type: news

Salt and iron ease the way to amines
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Source: ScienceNOW - October 25, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Yeston, J. Tags: Chemistry twis Source Type: news