Plant-Based Diet May Help Keep Breast Cancer Away
Researchers found women who ate a healthy, primarily plant-based diet after menopause saw their risk for developing any type of breast cancer drop by an average of 14%. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Menopause is not a disease. Experts call for new narrative for this natural stage of a woman's life
The medicalization of menopause makes women fearful and reduces their ability to cope with it as a normal event, argue an international group of experts. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - June 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
With 1 Month Until Launch of 988, Experts Wonder if States Are Ready
(MedPage Today) -- With the 988 number set to replace the current 10-digit number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline in mid-July, stakeholders discussed ways to ensure that the rising number of Americans seeking mental health support... (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - June 17, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news
How Climate Change and Air Pollution Affect Kids ’ Health
Climate change affects everyone, but especially children. Their small bodies—and the fact that they grow so rapidly, starting from the time they’re in utero—make them more vulnerable to toxins, pollution, and other climate-change fallout. Over their lifetimes, kids also face greater exposure to the damage of climate change than adults. A new scientific review article published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows just how dangerous climate-related threats are to children’s health. The researchers analyzed data about the specific effects of a rapidly warming planet and found that climate chan...
Source: TIME: Health - June 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Public Health Source Type: news
Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center recasts operations, care provision with pandemic lessons learned
Two of the leaders of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center say the years of the pandemic have changed how they provide care for patients — and have altered how the facility operates. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - June 17, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Mark Mensheha Source Type: news
Nearly one billion people have a mental disorder: WHO
Nearly one billion people worldwide suffer from some form of mental disorder, according to latest UN data – a staggering figure that is even more worrying, if you consider that it includes around one in seven teenagers. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - June 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
A core outcome set for post-COVID-19 condition in adults for use in clinical practice and research: an international Delphi consensus study, The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
Eleven outcomes achieved predefined consensus definition for inclusion in core outcome set including fatigue/exhaustion; pain; post-exertion symptoms;& functioning, symptoms, and conditions for each of CV, respiratory, nervous system, cognitive, mental health& physical outcomes (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Forget Physique. Mental Health Is the Newest, Hottest Fitness Goal
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen burnout and fatigue, many people are eager to take a deep breath and find a more balanced approach to life—at home, at the office, and at the gym. There are signs that people are now chasing the mental-health benefits of exercise even more than the physical ones. According to a 2022 trends report from online fitness-class scheduling platform Mindbody, the top two reasons that Americans work out are now to reduce stress and feel better mentally. That’s a striking change from even the recent pre-pandemic past; in 2019, controlling weight and looking better were top mot...
Source: TIME: Health - June 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Exercise & Fitness healthscienceclimate Source Type: news
Scientism, ethics and evil: from mens rea to cerebrum reus - Palermo MT.
Can criminology thrive on quantitative studies alone? Can evil be operationalized? Quantitative work may have, for the time being, supplanted common sense, personal experience and resulting in an improbable "Periodic Table of humanity". Has the constructio... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news
"What Is The FDA Inhaling?": Steve Forbes Slams Proposed Menthol Cigarette Rules
Ban menthol cigarettes? What's the FDA inhaling? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - June 17, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Steve Forbes, Forbes Staff Tags: Policy /policy Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Source Type: news
Gonna lose my gun again, ’ Idaho deputy said minutes after fatally shooting man in mental health crisis
A Clearwater County deputy involved in the incident has fired her service weapon twice in three years. She was cleared in the January shooting. #clearwatercounty (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Frontline health workers vote ‘yes’ to strike action at sites across Lancashire
Health workers employed by private company OCS at Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Trust have voted overwhelmingly in favour of taking strike action, says UNISON today (Friday). The 50 staff, including porters, caterers and cleaners, work for the healthcare facilities firm at eight NHS sites across Lancashire. They are asking for the same sick pay and annual holiday as staff directly employed by the NHS. The workers are employed at hospitals, mental health units and clinics in Blackburn, Blackpool, Ormskirk and Preston and are expected to strike for 72 hours from Wednesday 29 June to Friday 1 July. Until April this year,...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - June 17, 2022 Category: Food Science Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release agenda for change OCS private contractors Source Type: news
How Do You Treat Varicoceles?
Title: How Do You Treat Varicoceles?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 6/17/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/17/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Mens Health General - June 17, 2022 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news
Greenery and bright colours in cities can boost morale – study
Researchers in France used virtual reality to test the impact of tweaks made to urban settingsHaving bright colours and greenery in our cities can make people happier and calmer, according to an unusual experiment involving virtual reality headsets.A team of researchers at the University of Lille, in France, used VR to test how volunteers reacted to variations of a minimalist concrete, glass and metal urban landscape. The 36 participants walked on the spot in a laboratory wearing a VR headset with eye trackers, and researchers tweaked their surroundings, adding combinations of vegetation, as well as bright yellow and pink ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 17, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Sofia Quaglia Tags: Psychology Mental health Cities Virtual reality Environment Technology World news Urbanisation Architecture France Science Source Type: news
When Suffering Defies Diagnosis When Suffering Defies Diagnosis
In the wake of Uvalde, Dr Dinah Miller says that an exact diagnosis is not always readily apparent. Psychiatry is often tasked with figuring out if someone is mad (mentally ill), bad (evil), or both.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - June 17, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Psychiatry Commentary Source Type: news