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She was pregnant and terribly itchy. Something was going very wrong.
The ailment was intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, which causes a toxic womb environment and can lead to stillbirths.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - December 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Claire Marie Porter Source Type: news

Sexual assault survivors' post-traumatic growth: individual and community-level differences - Kirkner A, Ullman SE.
Past research has focused on individual differences in post-traumatic growth (PTG) among survivors, but no studies to date have examined differences at the neighborhood level. This exploratory study uses data from a 3-year longitudinal study of women sexua...
Source: SafetyLit - December 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Is your stomach killing you, with gas, constipation, diarrhea? It could be SIBO.
Called “small intestinal bacterial overgrowth,” the condition happens when otherwise good bacteria ends up in the wrong part of the digestive system.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - December 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cara Rosenbloom Source Type: news

As more pro athletes use cannabis for aches and pain, the more they run afoul of rules
CBD and other products are becoming more acceptable as a medicinal product. But in sports, competitors can be punished or even banned from events.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - December 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda Loudin Source Type: news

Website tackles an all-too-common problem with rare diseases: A shortage of information
NORD’s database offers a great deal of material on symptoms, research, known therapies, clinical trials and support groups.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - December 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

Interpersonal violence and mental health outcomes following disaster - Molyneaux R, Gibbs L, Bryant RA, Humphreys C, Hegarty K, Kellett C, Gallagher HC, Block K, Harms L, Richardson JF, Alkemade N, Forbes D.
BACKGROUND: Disasters pose a documented risk to mental health, with a range of peri- and post-disaster factors (both pre-existing and disaster-precipitated) linked to adverse outcomes. Among these, increasing empirical attention is being paid to the relati...
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Life expectancy of white and non-white elite heavyweight boxers - Han TS, Gabe J, Sharma P, Lean MEJ.
BACKGROUND: In post-industrial countries, ethnic minorities suffer poorer health and premature deaths. The present study examined ethnic differences in life expectancy and related features among elite heavyweight boxers. METHODS: Dates of birth and...
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Perceived change in physical, cognitive, and emotional symptoms after mild traumatic brain injury in patients endorsing pre-injury anxiety or depression - Karr JE, Iverson GL, Huang SJ, Silverberg ND, Yang CC.
The objective of this study was to compare patients with acute-to-subacute MTBI on post-concussion symptom reporting based on whether they retrospectively endorsed experiencing pre-injury anxiety or depression. Patients with MTBI (n=297; 40.4% men; M=38.2 ...
Source: SafetyLit - December 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Cannabis dependence and abuse nearly doubled risk of heart attack post-surgery
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - December 7, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

FDA warns Liveyon about selling unapproved stem-cell products that pose a risk to consumers
The Food and Drug Administration warned Livyeon for selling unapproved products derived from cord blood. It also also said "deviations" from best manufacturing practices could put consumers at risk.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - December 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurie McGinley Source Type: news

Effect of burnout on post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms among firefighters in Korea: data from the Firefighter Research on Enhancement of Safety & Health (FRESH) - Kim W, Bae M, Chang SJ, Yoon JH, Jeong DY, Hyun DS, Ryu HY, Park KS, Kim MJ, Kim C.
This study therefore explored th...
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Aslan and Digory: Two of our Furriest Volunteers
Originally published on the Red Cross National Capital Region blog. Honoring an American Red Cross volunteer at a ceremony typically involves a handshake, but with this special volunteer team, you... {This is a content summary only. Click the blog post title to continue reading this post, share your comments, browse the blog and more!}
Source: Red Cross Chat - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: American Red Cross Tags: Military Support dogs emotional support dogs Leonbergers military hospitals SAF Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Source Type: news

Gains and Losses of Irregular Migration
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Dec 6 2019 (IPS) While opening a newspaper or watching a TV program we are every day made aware of the plights of irregular migrants. Some recent examples among many – on 24 October, 39 Chinese nationals were found dead in a lorry trailer in Essex. They had apparently frozen to death within a refrigerator container with temperatures as low as -25C (-13F). This while tragedies occur almost daily on the Mediterranean Sea. On 26 November, a rescue vessel found a boat almost completely sunken. It had three dead bodies aboard. Fifty-five migrants were saved. Three of them were in a critical con...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Africa Aid Crime & Justice Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Dad with post-natal depression reveals 'dark thoughts' left him worried he'd harm baby daughter
EXCLUSIVE: Stephen Gillatt, from Faversham, Kent battled a fruit machine addiction in his 20s and tried to take his own life before he was 30 - both of which he felt he couldn't tell anyone about.
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks - Senior Human Resources Advisor
Specifications: PermanentSalary: c £40,000Location: London Office basedApplication Closing Date: 5 January 2020 Midnight GMTThis role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in HR to make a difference in the field of health care research.   You will be part of a small team providing a high quality, responsive, efficient and effective Human Resources function for Cochrane and its subsidiaries.Your key areas of responsibility will be:Responsible for our recruitment and on-boarding processes from end to endLeads on workforce planning so that we can meet our future staffing needsKey responsibility for promoting equ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 6, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks - Senior Contracts Specialist (Maternity Cover) Part-time, flexible, remote working
Specifications: Part-time (0.4 – 0.6 FTE, flexible working pattern)Salary: £45,000 – 55,000 pro rataLocation: Remote (1-2 days a month in the London Office)Application Closing Date: 5th January 2020 (Midnight GMT)This role is an exciting opportunity for an experienced research contracts negotiator to share their knowledge and hone their skills in a new environment.The Senior Contracts Specialist will maintain an effective contracts service for Cochrane, providing contracts support and advice to the Central Executive Team. They will be the first point of call for all legal queries; be accountable for ensuring the prope...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - December 6, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Boris Johnson has been caught out once again
Commenting on new government documents uncovered by the Labour Party suggesting the Prime Minister has misled the public over post-Brexit customs checks for Northern Ireland, UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis said: “Once again, government documents show you can’t trust Boris Johnson. “His reckless approach and cavalier disregard for the truth is putting at risk the hard-won peace in Northern Ireland. “It’s vital the Good Friday Agreement is protected by the next government.” Notes to editors  – UNISON hosted a press conference about the documents at its national headquarters in London. The event w...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - December 6, 2019 Category: Food Science Authors: Charlotte Jeffs Tags: News Press release Boris Johnson dave prentis jeremy corbyn labour Northern Ireland Source Type: news

Why Your Ponytail Gives You A Headache
Neurologists explain why this popular hairstyle can make your head hurt.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Successful management of postictal violence with pindolol in temporal lobe epilepsy - Abd Wahab W, Collinson K, Gross DW.
We report a case of a 52-year-old man with drug-resistant temporal lobe epilepsy, with post-ictal violent aggressive behaviors. Postictal violent outbursts would occur 3-4 times per year following clusters of seizures or generalized tonic-clonic convulsion...
Source: SafetyLit - December 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Post office releases stamp to help veterans living with PTSD
Proceeds from the stamp will go to the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, which oversees the National Center for PTSD.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - December 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Retail drug prices declined last year for first time since 1973
But total U.S. spending on health care increased to $3.6 trillion, or $11,172 per person, according to a government report.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - December 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Goldstein Source Type: news

An Introvert ’s Life, Captured In 15 Tweets
"Honestly at this point I lose respect for people if they don’t cancel our plans before I do."
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Which factors are associated with adolescent reports of experiencing various forms of abuse at the family level in post-conflict Northern Uganda? - Natukunda HPM, Mubiri P, Cluver LD, Ddumba-Nyanzi I, Bukenya B, Walakira EJ.
This study aimed to determine the prevalence and factors associated with adolescent-reported familial abuse in post-conflict n...
Source: SafetyLit - December 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Meet Daniel Keating: Helping people (and podiatrists) across New York
Dr. Daniel Keating spent 30 years in private practice. Last year, he merged his practice into Excelsior Orthopaedics. Now he's taken on a statewide post as president of the New York State Podiatric Medical Association.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 5, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Comparative Study Reveals Best Mesothelioma Surgery
Less is usually better than more when it comes to aggressive surgery for pleural mesothelioma, according to the latest and most-extensive comparative study. Throughout the last 25 years, surgical patients typically fared better with the lung-sparing pleurectomy and decortication (P/D) than with the more radical extrapleural pneumonectomy (EPP). “We found that the P/D approach should be preferred when technically feasible,” Dr. Dimitrios Magouliotis of the General University Hospital of Larissa in Greece, told The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com. “We believe now the P/D should be the first choice.” Magouliotis w...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - December 5, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

How do you manage post-thyroidectomy hypocalcaemia?
Physician and surgeon members of the the British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons (BAETS) and/or the Society for Endocrinology (SfE) are encouraged to complete ashort survey on the management of post-thyroidectomy hypocalcaemia.Jeremy Turner (SfE) and Saba Balasubramanian (BAETS) aim to use your input to We are develop a protocol for managing hypocalcaemia/hypoparathyroidism after thyroid surgery that would be applicable across the UK.Your contributions would be much appreciated and the final protocol will be available to members of SfE and BAETS.Complete the survey now.
Source: Society for Endocrinology - December 5, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Therapy ‘Hangovers’ Are Totally Real. Here’s How To Deal With Them.
Therapy sessions can sometimes make you feel drained or exhausted. Follow this advice to get back on track.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Therapy ' Hangovers ' Are Totally Real. Here ' s How To Deal With Them.
Therapy sessions can sometimes make you feel drained or exhausted. Follow this advice to get back on track.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SWOG study confirms new prognostic markers for triple negative breast cancer
(SWOG) Physicians who treat patients with triple negative breast cancer have two new ways to predict which patients may benefit most from the well-established post-surgery treatment known as AC chemotherapy, short for adjuvant doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide.
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - December 5, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Electric Eel Powering Aquarium ’s Christmas Lights
The Tennessee Aquarium hopes the Christmas tree will spark love and appreciation for the unusual freshwater fish.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 4, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

As Samoa fights a deadly measles crisis, unvaccinated people are told to mark homes with red flags
Racing to contain the measles outbreak that has killed 60 people amid low vaccination rates, the government of Samoa has turned to a disease-control tactic going back centuries.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hannah Knowles Source Type: news

Dexcom Fesses Up About Its Communication Mess Up
A major server outage rattled Dexcom customers – particularly parents – over the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend. But most were not as mad about the technology glitch as they were about the company's lack of communication about the issue. Dexcom said it became aware of an issue with Dexcom Follow early Saturday morning that caused some followers to not receive continuous glucose monitoring data or alerts. Dexcom Follow is an important feature of the company's product that many users have come to rely on as part of their diabetes management. James McI...
Source: MDDI - December 4, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Digital Health Source Type: news

8 Little Things You Can Do When You ’re Overwhelmed By Holiday Stress
Therapists share simple tips to help you cope.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

8 Little Things You Can Do To Help Manage Your Holiday Stress
How do you enjoy the holiday season when you're exhausted and stressed out? Therapists share simple tips to help you cope.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - December 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Open-source remote gait analysis: a post-surgery patient monitoring application - Gurchiek RD, Choquette RH, Beynnon BD, Slauterbeck JR, Tourville TW, Toth MJ, McGinnis RS.
Critical to digital medicine is the promise of improved patient monitoring to allow assessment and personalized intervention to occur in real-time. Wearable sensor-enabled observation of physiological data in free-living conditions is integral to this visi...
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Post-war religious violence, counter-state response and religious harmony in Sri Lanka - Yusoff MA, Sarjoon A.
Sri Lankan military forces and government authorities have succeeded to counter measure terrorism by defeating the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). However, their initiatives and efforts to restore peace and harmony among different ethno-religious ...
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Suicide, alcohol intoxication and age among Whites and American Indians/Alaskan Natives - Caetano R, Kaplan MS, Kerr W, McFarland BH, Giesbrecht N, Kaplan Z.
BACKGROUND: Among American Indians/Alaskan Natives (AI/ANs), suicides are disproportionately high among those younger than 40  years of age. This paper examines suicide and alcohol intoxication (post-mortem BAC ≥ 0.08 g/dl) by age among Whites and AI/...
Source: SafetyLit - December 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Indigenous Knowledge, a Lesson for a Sustainable Food Future
The post Indigenous Knowledge, a Lesson for a Sustainable Food Future appeared first on Inter Press Service.
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Busani Bafana Tags: Biodiversity Climate Change Conferences Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Indigenous Rights Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & I Source Type: news

Fixing the Business of Food
The post Fixing the Business of Food appeared first on Inter Press Service.
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - December 4, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Conferences Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Sustainability Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Fo Source Type: news

Nigeria: No, Cassava Doesn't Cure Cancer - and Could Make It Worse
[Africa Check] The vegetable cassava cures cancer, a Facebook post shared in Nigeria in November 2019 claims.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 4, 2019 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Global Carbon Emissions Will Hit A Record High In 2019... Again.
A new report held a few silver linings, however, as the growth was slower than in recent years and the use of coal declined.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 4, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Human Cells-utopia!
Great for use a controls vs Differentiated iPSCsWe have a cornucopia ofHuman Primary Neuron, Astrocytes and Schwann Cells plus CAFS. Featured Assays:Human Brain Pericytes used to study Guide Axon Guidance.Human Pancreatic CAFS and Tumor Dynamics.Axon guidance at the site of a cervical spinal cord injury in a rat model. (Ai) Schematic illustrating transplantation of scaffold into a C-4 hemisection. The injury cavity is shown prior to (ii) and immediately following (iii) transplantation. (Bi) Scaffold conditioned with flow exhibits viable GFP-labeled microvessels (green) (ii) and alignment of host axons (magenta) infiltratin...
Source: Neuromics - December 4, 2019 Category: Neuroscience Tags: adult stem cells CAFs Cancer Associated Fibroblasts human Astrocytes Human Endothelial Cells Human Neurons Primary Human Neurons Source Type: news

NHS hugely dependent on workers from overseas
Concerns post-Brexit for sustainable workforce Related items fromOnMedica Vital that parties tackle NHS funding shortfall Home Office woes Consultant vacancies - a serious issue in Scotland Whistle-blower support scheme to roll out nationwide Patient safety warning over nurse shortages
Source: OnMedica Latest News - December 4, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Chronic opioid treatment may raise risk of post-traumatic stress disorder, study finds
While opioids are often prescribed to treat people with trauma-related pain, a new UCLA-led study suggests doctors should use caution before prescribing the drug to those they believe may experience severe stress in the future, in order to reduce the risk the patient will develop PTSD.In the study, researchers administered doses of the opioid morphine to a group of 22 mice for one week, then gave the mice relatively strong foot shocks. After the morphine wore off, the mice were given mild electric foot shocks. These mice showed a substantially longer “freezing response” than a second, control group of 24 mice that had ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 3, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Fashion blogger reveals she was diagnosed with rare lung disease and given 7 months to live
Miroslava Duma, 34, wrote in an Instagram post that she was diagnosed with a rare lung disease earlier this year, although she didn't give specifics, and that she was given seven months to live.
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump administration pushes efforts to wipe out HIV amid stalled progress
New data show that only 40 percent of Americans have been tested for the virus and just 18 percent of those at highest risk are taking the medication that blocks it.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

Beached Sperm Whale Found With 220 Pounds Of Trash In Its Stomach
Marine researchers in Scotland called the discovery both "stunning" and "shameful."
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Older adults — particularly men — need to make sure they get enough vitamin K
Research shows that too little of the nutrient is associated with various age-related concerns, such as cognitive function, heart health and mobility.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - December 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Consumer Reports Source Type: news

Anti-Vaxxers Needled After Asking To Be Called ' Vaccine Risk Aware '
Some of the alternative terms suggested by Twitter wits include "plague enthusiast," "child cemetery advocates" and "infant infectors."
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - December 3, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Cannabis dependence and abuse nearly doubled risk of heart attack post-surgery
(St. Michael's Hospital) According to a study led by researchers at St. Michael's Hospital of Unity Health Toronto, patients with cannabis use disorders had an increased cardiac risk post-surgery.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 3, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news