Parliamentary hearings over Zoom an ongoing headache for translators
Interpreters who translate English into French and vice versa at federal government proceedings are increasingly experiencing auditory issues that force them to go on leave, according to a new survey. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Parliamentary hearings over Zoom an ongoing headache for interpreters
Interpreters who translate English into French and vice versa at federal government proceedings are increasingly experiencing auditory issues that force them to go on leave, according to a new survey. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Brain pressure disorder that causes headache, vision problems on rise
(American Academy of Neurology) A new study has found a brain pressure disorder called idiopathic intracranial hypertension is on the rise, and the increase corresponds with rising obesity rates. The study is published in the January 20, 2021, online issue of Neurology ® , the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The study also found that for women, socioeconomic factors like income, education and housing may play a role in their risk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - January 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Theranica Adds Digital Therapeutics Expert Donald Jones to its Board of Directors
Appointment Comes as Demand for Migraine Therapeutic Wearable Nerivio® Expands in the U.S. NETANYA, Israel and MONTCLAIR, N.J., Jan. 19, 2021 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Theranica, a prescribed digital therapeutics (PDT) company d... Devices, Personnel Theranica, digital therapeutics, Nerivio, migraine, electroceutical (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 19, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

GABA and Glutamate in Pediatric Migraine GABA and Glutamate in Pediatric Migraine
Using magnetic resonance spectroscopy, this study investigated the role of GABA and glutamate disturbances in children with migraine, and how the effects might differ from those in adult migraneurs.Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

South Africa: KZN Government Tackles 'Demonic' Covid Agenda, 'Virus-Spreading' 5G and Arrival of Vaccine
[Daily Maverick] The growing spread of disinformation surrounding alleged links between Covid-19 and the rollout of the 5G in South Africa is becoming a persistent headache for government and cellular network providers, particularly in KwaZulu-Natal. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Hiccups, tinnitus and stammering are bizarre signs of Covid too, say doctors
A constant cough, high temperature, thumping headache and a sudden loss of smell or taste are all common symptoms. But what is clear is that Covid-19 can affect the body from head to toe. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson ’s 1-Shot COVID-19 Vaccine Shows Promise in Early-Stage Trials
Johnson & Johnson’s experimental one-shot Covid-19 vaccine generated a long-lasting immune response in an early safety study, providing a glimpse at how it will perform in the real world as the company inches closer to approaching U.S. regulators for clearance. More than 90% of participants made immune proteins, called neutralizing antibodies, within 29 days after receiving the shot, according to the report, and all participants formed the antibodies within 57 days. The immune response lasted for the full 71 days of the trial. “Looking at the antibodies, there should be good hope and good reason that the va...
Source: TIME: Health - January 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Riley Griffin / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 overnight wire Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Interim Phase 1/2a Data Published in New England Journal of Medicine
January 13, 2021 -- Interim Phase 1/2a data were published today in the New England Journal of Medicine demonstrating that the Company’s single-dose investigational COVID-19 vaccine candidate (JNJ-78436735) – being developed by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson – provided an immune response that lasted for at least 71 days, the duration of time measured in this study in participants aged 18-55 years. A preview of part of these interim data was posted on medRxiv in September 2020.The Phase 1/2a interim analysis showed that the Company’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate induced a...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - January 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Orthostatic Headache? Consider Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension Orthostatic Headache? Consider Spontaneous Intracranial Hypotension
For many patients with debilitating headaches caused by spontaneous intracranial hypotension, the condition goes undiagnosed and untreated because of a lack of awareness about it.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - January 11, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Bullying and pain in school-aged children and adolescents: a cross-sectional study - Garmy P, Hansson E, Vilhjalmsson R, Kristjansdottir G.
Bullying is defined as repeated and unwanted aggressive behavior involving a power imbalance and hurt children and adolescents' socioemotional functioning. The aim is to investigate associations between pain (headache, stomach pain, backache, and neck/sh... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 11, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Toxins In Marijuana Smoke May Be Harmful To Health, Dana-Farber Study Finds
(CNN) — Smoking weed may expose you to the same type of toxic chemicals found in tobacco smoke, a new study finds. People who only smoked marijuana had higher blood and urine levels of several smoke-related toxins such as naphthalene, acrylamide and acrylonitrile than nonsmokers, according to the study published Monday in the journal EClinicalMedicine. Naphthalene is associated with anemia, liver and neurological damage, while acrylamide and acrylonitrile have been associated with cancer and other health issues. “Marijuana use is on the rise in the United States with a growing number of states legalizing it for...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health CNN Dana Farber Cancer Institute Marijuana Source Type: news

Migraine cure: What treatments are available for headache and migraine sufferers?
MIGRAINES are painful headaches with sensory disturbances, and six million people suffer from them in the UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Majority of Summit (OH) EMS Workers Opt Out of COVID-19 Shot
This article originally appeared on Akron Beacon Journal: Majority of Summit EMS workers opt out of COVID-19 vaccine ___ (c)2021 the Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio) Visit the Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio) at www.ohio.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Majority of Summit (OH) EMS Workers Opt Out of COVID-19 Shot appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Patient Care)
Source: JEMS Patient Care - January 7, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed EMS EMT Ohio Paramedic Source Type: news

Majority of Summit (OH) EMS Workers Opt Out of COVID-19 Shot
This article originally appeared on Akron Beacon Journal: Majority of Summit EMS workers opt out of COVID-19 vaccine ___ (c)2021 the Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio) Visit the Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio) at www.ohio.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Majority of Summit (OH) EMS Workers Opt Out of COVID-19 Shot appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership)
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - January 7, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed EMS EMT Ohio Paramedic Source Type: news

Majority of Summit (OH) EMS Workers Opt Out of COVID-19 Shot
This article originally appeared on Akron Beacon Journal: Majority of Summit EMS workers opt out of COVID-19 vaccine ___ (c)2021 the Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio) Visit the Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio) at www.ohio.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Majority of Summit (OH) EMS Workers Opt Out of COVID-19 Shot appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Latest News)
Source: JEMS Latest News - January 7, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed EMS EMT Ohio Paramedic Source Type: news

Majority of Summit (OH) EMS Workers Opt Out of COVID-19 Shot
This article originally appeared on Akron Beacon Journal: Majority of Summit EMS workers opt out of COVID-19 vaccine ___ (c)2021 the Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio) Visit the Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio) at www.ohio.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Majority of Summit (OH) EMS Workers Opt Out of COVID-19 Shot appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News)
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - January 7, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed EMS EMT Ohio Paramedic Source Type: news

Majority of Summit (OH) EMS Workers Opt Out of COVID-19 Shot
This article originally appeared on Akron Beacon Journal: Majority of Summit EMS workers opt out of COVID-19 vaccine ___ (c)2021 the Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio) Visit the Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio) at www.ohio.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Majority of Summit (OH) EMS Workers Opt Out of COVID-19 Shot appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Operations)
Source: JEMS Operations - January 7, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed EMS EMT Ohio Paramedic Source Type: news

Majority of Summit (OH) EMS Workers Opt Out of COVID-19 Shot
This article originally appeared on Akron Beacon Journal: Majority of Summit EMS workers opt out of COVID-19 vaccine ___ (c)2021 the Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio) Visit the Akron Beacon Journal (Akron, Ohio) at www.ohio.com Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. The post Majority of Summit (OH) EMS Workers Opt Out of COVID-19 Shot appeared first on JEMS. (Source: JEMS Special Topics)
Source: JEMS Special Topics - January 7, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus News News Feed EMS EMT Ohio Paramedic Source Type: news

Eptinezumab Efficacy in Sustained Prevention of Migraine Eptinezumab Efficacy in Sustained Prevention of Migraine
This study demonstrates that the migraine preventive effect of eptinezumab is rapid and sustained, with onset of optimal preventive efficacy observed on the day following the initial dose.Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Why do I wake up with a headache every morning?
HEADACHES can be debilitating, especially if you have them persistently. Why do I wake up with a headache every morning? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaccine scepticism among medics sparks alarm in Europe and US
Health workers’ reluctance to have jab gives countries battling Covid another headache (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - January 7, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mindfulness Training Does Not Reduce Migraine Frequency
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 6, 2021 -- Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) does not improve migraine frequency more than headache education, according to a study published online Dec. 14 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Rebecca Erwin Wells, M.D., M.P.H., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 6, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fracking tied to adverse health effects in Pennsylvania
NIEHS-funded researchers at Johns Hopkins reported that fracking in Pennsylvania was associated with migraines, fatigue, and sinus problems. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - January 6, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Essaar Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Rubbing Alcohol Contaminated with Methanol
Essaar Inc. is voluntarily recalling lot 200528303 of Soho Fresh 70% Rubbing Alcohol in 33.81 oz. clear plastic bottles to the consumer level. FDA analysis of the product revealed it is contaminated with methanol. Substantial methanol exposure can result in nausea, vomiting, headache, blurred visio (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - January 4, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Smartphone-Delivered Progressive Muscle Relaxation for Migraine Smartphone-Delivered Progressive Muscle Relaxation for Migraine
Might a smartphone application, RELAXaHEAD, which delivers a progressive muscle relaxation intervention, be effective for migraine prevention as well as acceptable to users?Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Best way to cure a hangover: Six ways to get rid of your symptoms quick
DON'T let a hangover ruin your celebrations this festive season. To cure a splitting headache, sickness and dizziness, hydration expert Nick Hird offers some top tips for easing your symptoms quickly. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Headache as a Cardinal Symptom of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Headache as a Cardinal Symptom of Coronavirus Disease 2019
This study aimed to describe the characteristics of pain and associated symptoms in patients presenting to the ED with COVID-19-related headache, with and without a history of migraine.Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

$2,000 Stimulus Check Talk Gives Mitch McConnell, Georgia Senators Headache
Democrat leaders have gravitated to Trump's proposal, but it leaves Republican leaders in a quandary. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CGRP May Offer Both Migraine Treatment and Prevention CGRP May Offer Both Migraine Treatment and Prevention
Oral rimegepant, the first calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) receptor antagonist approved for the acute treatment of migraine, was superior to placebo in preventing migraine in a phase 2/3 trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 22, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Rimegepant Bests Placebo for Preventing Migraine
MONDAY, Dec. 21, 2020 -- Taken every other day, rimegepant demonstrates efficacy for the preventive treatment of migraine, according to a study published online Dec. 15 in The Lancet. Robert Croop, M.D., from Biohaven Pharmaceuticals in New Haven,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Radio podcast: 12/19/20
On?the Mayo Clinic Radio?program,?Dr. Derek Lomas, a Mayo Clinic urologist, discusses?prostate cancer, including a new biopsy method. Also on the program,?Dr. Todd Miller, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist, explains how?exercise affects the heart. And?Dr. Beth Robertson, a Mayo Clinic neurologist, discusses?headaches?and treatment for?migraines. (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 19, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Can Mindfulness Help Ease Migraine?
Title: Can Mindfulness Help Ease Migraine?Category: Health NewsCreated: 12/17/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/18/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Migraine General)
Source: MedicineNet Migraine General - December 18, 2020 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

' Dramatic Impact' of Mindfulness on Migraine'Dramatic Impact' of Mindfulness on Migraine
Study shows that mindfulness-based stress reduction improves disability, depression, and quality of life among migraine sufferers but doesn't reduce migraine frequency compared to headache education.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - December 17, 2020 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Can Mindfulness Help Ease Migraine?
  THURSDAY, Dec. 17, 2020 -- A mind-body practice that combines meditation and yoga might help people better manage migraine pain, a new clinical trial finds. The trial, which tested the effects of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR),... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Officials Track Safety as COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out
By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer As COVID-19 vaccinations roll out to more and more people, health authorities are keeping close watch for any unexpected side effects. On Tuesday, a health worker in Alaska suffered a severe allergic reaction after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. She is in the hospital for another night under observation while another worker, vaccinated Wednesday, has recovered. Doctors already knew to be on the lookout after Britain reported two similar cases last week. Related: Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration In the U.S., vaccine recipients are supposed ...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Health Officials Track Safety as COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out
By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer As COVID-19 vaccinations roll out to more and more people, health authorities are keeping close watch for any unexpected side effects. On Tuesday, a health worker in Alaska suffered a severe allergic reaction after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. She is in the hospital for another night under observation while another worker, vaccinated Wednesday, has recovered. Doctors already knew to be on the lookout after Britain reported two similar cases last week. Related: Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration In the U.S., vaccine recipients are supposed ...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Health Officials Track Safety as COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out
By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer As COVID-19 vaccinations roll out to more and more people, health authorities are keeping close watch for any unexpected side effects. On Tuesday, a health worker in Alaska suffered a severe allergic reaction after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. She is in the hospital for another night under observation while another worker, vaccinated Wednesday, has recovered. Doctors already knew to be on the lookout after Britain reported two similar cases last week. Related: Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration In the U.S., vaccine recipients are supposed ...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Health Officials Track Safety as COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out
By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer As COVID-19 vaccinations roll out to more and more people, health authorities are keeping close watch for any unexpected side effects. On Tuesday, a health worker in Alaska suffered a severe allergic reaction after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. She is in the hospital for another night under observation while another worker, vaccinated Wednesday, has recovered. Doctors already knew to be on the lookout after Britain reported two similar cases last week. Related: Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration In the U.S., vaccine recipients are supposed ...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Health Officials Track Safety as COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out
By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer As COVID-19 vaccinations roll out to more and more people, health authorities are keeping close watch for any unexpected side effects. On Tuesday, a health worker in Alaska suffered a severe allergic reaction after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. She is in the hospital for another night under observation while another worker, vaccinated Wednesday, has recovered. Doctors already knew to be on the lookout after Britain reported two similar cases last week. Related: Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration In the U.S., vaccine recipients are supposed ...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Health Officials Track Safety as COVID-19 Vaccines Roll Out
By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer As COVID-19 vaccinations roll out to more and more people, health authorities are keeping close watch for any unexpected side effects. On Tuesday, a health worker in Alaska suffered a severe allergic reaction after receiving the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. She is in the hospital for another night under observation while another worker, vaccinated Wednesday, has recovered. Doctors already knew to be on the lookout after Britain reported two similar cases last week. Related: Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration In the U.S., vaccine recipients are supposed ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 17, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: AP News Coronavirus Source Type: news

Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Conclusion The joint response of science and medicine to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been brisk and productive. Distribution efforts will now be the next step in limiting the breadth of this pandemic. EMS agencies will play a key role in some areas in the administration of vaccinations for their communities. The authors suggest that to better clarify the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, EMS systems must maintain a log of the type and incidence of adverse events following vaccine administration, EMS responses to the adverse events, as well as those patients’ outcomes from this manageme...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Conclusion The joint response of science and medicine to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been brisk and productive. Distribution efforts will now be the next step in limiting the breadth of this pandemic. EMS agencies will play a key role in some areas in the administration of vaccinations for their communities. The authors suggest that to better clarify the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, EMS systems must maintain a log of the type and incidence of adverse events following vaccine administration, EMS responses to the adverse events, as well as those patients’ outcomes from this manageme...
Source: JEMS Administration and Leadership - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Conclusion The joint response of science and medicine to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been brisk and productive. Distribution efforts will now be the next step in limiting the breadth of this pandemic. EMS agencies will play a key role in some areas in the administration of vaccinations for their communities. The authors suggest that to better clarify the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, EMS systems must maintain a log of the type and incidence of adverse events following vaccine administration, EMS responses to the adverse events, as well as those patients’ outcomes from this manageme...
Source: JEMS Latest News - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Conclusion The joint response of science and medicine to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been brisk and productive. Distribution efforts will now be the next step in limiting the breadth of this pandemic. EMS agencies will play a key role in some areas in the administration of vaccinations for their communities. The authors suggest that to better clarify the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, EMS systems must maintain a log of the type and incidence of adverse events following vaccine administration, EMS responses to the adverse events, as well as those patients’ outcomes from this manageme...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Conclusion The joint response of science and medicine to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been brisk and productive. Distribution efforts will now be the next step in limiting the breadth of this pandemic. EMS agencies will play a key role in some areas in the administration of vaccinations for their communities. The authors suggest that to better clarify the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, EMS systems must maintain a log of the type and incidence of adverse events following vaccine administration, EMS responses to the adverse events, as well as those patients’ outcomes from this manageme...
Source: JEMS Operations - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

Emergency Considerations in COVID-19 Vaccine Administration
Conclusion The joint response of science and medicine to develop safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines has been brisk and productive. Distribution efforts will now be the next step in limiting the breadth of this pandemic. EMS agencies will play a key role in some areas in the administration of vaccinations for their communities. The authors suggest that to better clarify the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccines, EMS systems must maintain a log of the type and incidence of adverse events following vaccine administration, EMS responses to the adverse events, as well as those patients’ outcomes from this manageme...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 16, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Coronavirus Exclusives EMS EMT Paramedic Source Type: news

2020 reflections: Bruins respond to the challenges of COVID-19
When people look back, COVID-19 will be what defines 2020 — and that applies to UCLA, just like everywhere else. From forcing us to shift to remote learning, move all but the most essential jobs off campus and ultimately close the campus to the public, the pandemic remade life in ways we couldn’t have imagined.But as difficult as the challenges were, Bruins everywhere responded withthe resilience, creativity and ingenuity that embody our values.Scientists, doctors and scholars continued to pursue the research that helped the public better understand the virus.Health care workers put themselves on the line day a...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Greater severity and functional impact of post-traumatic headache in veterans with comorbid neck pain following traumatic brain injury - Shahidi B, Bursch RW, Carmel JS, Carranza AC, Cooper KM, Lee JV, O'Connor CN, Sorg SF, Maluf KS, Schiehser DM.
BACKGROUND: Post-traumatic headache (PTH) is a commonly experienced symptom after mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI). Blast injury- or blunt injury-related mechanisms for mTBI in veterans can also affect musculoskeletal structures in the neck, resulting in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The Ambulance Science Podcast: Make Up Your Own Mind About the Vaccine
Get every episode of The Ambulance Science Podcast by subscribing to Apple Podcasts or Google Podcasts. Where I’m coming from (compared to most of my colleagues): Master’s in Public Health with a concentration in Health Policy from Yale Medical School.FT Faculty at GWU School of Medicine & Southern Connecticut State University MPH Program, and long-time adjunct faculty at NYMC MPH program in Health Policy.Assistant Commissioner of Health at the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene during the first SARS outbreak.Served as State EMS Director, Consultant to Public Health ...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 14, 2020 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: JEMS Staff Tags: Podcasts Ambulance Science Source Type: news