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La pandemia está arruinando nuestro sueño, lo que podría poner en peligro la salud pública, según expertos.
Los expertos afirman que el impacto global y el carácter prolongado sin precedentes de la pandemia amenazan con expandir la tasa de insomnio crónico.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: William Wan Source Type: news

Maine Wedding Linked To More Than 140 COVID-19 Cases, 3 Deaths: State CDC
The 147 cases include 19 at a nursing home and 72 at a county jail. The three who died did not attend the Aug. 7 wedding, authorities said.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 6, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

During pandemic, growth of U.S. adults with mental health issues jumps to 53 percent
Two reports found that bad mental health effects from the stress of coronavirus were more common among women than men.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

If I could ask God a question
I was challenged to come up with the ultimate question, the one I would ask God; and following the asking of the question, answering it! It feels like an impossible challenge, I know this because I wrote the title to this post on Wednesday and here I am on Sunday afternoon only just putting fingers to keyboard. Since Wednesday I’ve been mulling over what my ultimate question would be and it dawned on me when I was watching a video from the Findhorn Foundation about Inner Climate Change, that perhaps the one I should ask, even though it’s one that creates a real sense of discomfort is ‘what could I do to m...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - September 6, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Happiness God Source Type: news

A neighborhood walk is an easy and inexpensive way to keep fit
It’s aerobic, which is good for cardiovascular health. It’s weight-bearing, which is good for bone health. It works your muscles. And it benefits your brain and your mood.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jill U. Adams Source Type: news

Even if you’re in your 20s, you should regularly get your cholesterol checked
High cholesterol doesn’t usually come with symptoms, and many people — especially young adults — have never had theirs checked during adulthood.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

Stare At The Depths Of A Sunspot, Courtesy Of These Solar Telescope Images
Captured by the GREGOR telescope in Spain, the high-resolution pictures offer a new glimpse at the sun's magnetic field.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 5, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Pandemic makes flu shots vital this season. Health officials aim for easier, safer ways for you to get the vaccine.
Physicians warn that people can contract both influenza and covid-19 at the same time.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marlene Cimons Source Type: news

Telling the difference between flu and coronavirus is essential for treatment
The distinctive loss of taste and smell is one clear sign of covid-19. But experts worry other overlapping symptoms will cause major confusion about the two diseases.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine Ellison Source Type: news

For pediatricians, covid-19 presents a thorny problem
Some schools are back in session and flu season is just around the corner.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marlene Cimons Source Type: news

Covid-19: A bad flu season colliding with the pandemic could be overwhelming
It’s a scenario infectious-disease experts dread: flu arriving amid the coronavirus. But the mask-wearing and social distancing could also limit influenza.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lena H. Sun Source Type: news

Experts project autumn surge in coronavirus cases, with a peak after Election Day
‘It’s not so much whether it’s coming, but how big is it going to be,’ one epidemiologist said of an expected viral wave.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joel Achenbach Source Type: news

Disclosure to friends or family and consequences after interpersonal violence: intersections of sexual identity and race - Mennicke A, Bowling J, Geiger E, Brewster M.
This study's purpose was to examine whether disclosures to friends or family post-victimization was associated with emotional and academic consequences (e.g. feeling detached from others, getting worse grades) among students grouped by sexual id...
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mode and intensity of physical activity during the postacute phase of sport-related concussion: a systematic review - Baker B, Koch E, Vicari K, Walenta K.
INTRODUCTION: Sports-related concussions (SRCs) have received attention due to their prevalence in youth. An SRC results from a strong force causing neurological impairment. Recent research has recommended rehabilitation within the first week post-SRC afte...
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Blog Post » Why Testing is the Key to Getting Back to Normal
In this message, Dr. Gordon joins with 10 other NIH Institute Directors to highlight the importance and necessity of COVID-19 testing and the ways NIH is helping establish programs that will ensure access to and acceptance of rapid and reliable testing for COVID-19.
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 4, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Joshua Gordon Source Type: news

Former NASA Astronaut: Dealing With Police As A Black Man Is Scarier Than Space
Leland Melvin said that flying a space shuttle was significantly less nerve-wracking than being racially profiled by the police.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 4, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

One man’s battle shows why covid-19 and obesity are a toxic mix
The high rate of obesity in the United States may be contributing to the severity of the pandemic.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

Struggling with post-COVID-19 syndrome in a First Nation with limited health services
Andrew Yesno of Eabametoong First Nation in northern Ontario contracted the coronavirus at the end of March and began feeling better in May, but months later he's still struggling with fatigue and shortness of breath. 
Source: CBC | Health - September 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Indigenous Source Type: news

Efficacy of warming systems in mountain rescue: an experimental manikin study - Podsiad ło P, Zender-Świercz E, Strapazzon G, Kosiński S, Telejko M, Darocha T, Brugger H.
Mountain accident casualties are often exposed to cold and windy weather. This may induce post-traumatic hypothermia which increases mortality. The aim of this study was to assess the ability of warming systems to compensate for the victim's estimated heat...
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Effect of adjunctive pimavanserin on suicidal ideation in patients with major depression: analysis of the CLARITY study - Shelton RC, Fava M, Freeman MP, Thase ME, Papakostas GI, Jha MK, Trivedi MH, Dirks B, Liu K, Stankovic S.
BACKGROUND: Up to 15% of patients with major depressive disorder (MDD) attempt suicide and up to 2% complete suicide. This was a post-hoc analysis aimed to evaluate the risk of suicide ideation and behavior associated with adjunctive pimavanserin treatment...
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

UNESCO urges action to meet rampant $200 billion annual funding gap for education in poorest countries due to COVID-19
By PRESS RELEASEPARIS, Sep 4 2020 (IPS-Partners) New research by the Global Education Monitoring Report at UNESCO shows an increase in the annual funding gap for education in the poorest countries to as much as US$200 billion a year. These findings are published in the new paper, Act Now: Reduce the impact of COVID-19 on the Cost of Achieving SDG4. The paper calls for the immediate introduction of emergency remedial programmes, which could reduce the potential cost of COVID-19 on education by 75%. This could also reduce the social cost of failing to meet the Sustainable Development Goal on Education (SDG4) which calls for...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: PRESS RELEASE Tags: Education Health Humanitarian Emergencies Source Type: news

Experts warn U.S. covid-19 deaths could more than double by year’s end
The new model forecasts that the global toll from the coronavirus pandemic could triple by then, with an additional 1.9 million deaths.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joel Achenbach Source Type: news

Watchdog report blasts KCK nursing home that was early Covid-19 hot spot
A scathing federal inspection of practices at a Kansas City, Kan., nursing home that was an early hot spot for Covid-19 could help the 12 lawsuits filed against the facility, which saw dozens of people die from the disease. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services inspection found that workers at Riverbend Post-Acute Rehabilitation returned to work the day after testing positive and wore the same PPE when moving between residents who were positive and residents who at the time tested negative,…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 4, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The post COVID Italian telehealth experience
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated telehealth development in countries around the world, including Italy. In this on-demand session at the HIMSS& Health 2.0 European Digital Conference, Italian healthcare experts reflect on the progress made in digital health.  
Source: mobihealthnews - September 4, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Thinly-veiled THREAT: WaPo says violence will never end unless Biden wins
(Natural News) Unless Joe Biden and Kamala Harris win the election in a “landslide,” all the violence and chaos being instigated by Black Lives Matter (BLM) and Antifa terrorists will escalate and continue forever. This was the threat recently issued by the far-left Washington Post, anyway. According to WaPo, the Nov. election “will likely spark...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘There’s an App for That’ is Becoming the Norm in Healthcare as Smartphones Provide Access to Patient Medical Records and Clinical Laboratory Test Results
Amazon’s app-based employee healthcare service could be first step toward retailer becoming a disruptive force in healthcare; federal VA develops its own mHealth apps More consumers are using smartphone applications (apps) to manage different aspects of their healthcare. That fact should put clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups on the alert, because a passive “wait […] The post ‘There’s an App for That’ is Becoming the Norm in Healthcare as Smartphones Provide Access to Patient Medical Records and Clinical Laboratory Test Results first appeared on Dark Daily.
Source: Dark Daily - September 4, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Management & Operations Amazon Care anatomic pathology App Annie clinical laboratory clinical Source Type: news

Post-COVID syndrome severely damages children's hearts
(University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio) Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) appears even after asymptomatic cases of COVID-19, a case review confirms, and in some children damages the heart to the extent that the children will need long-term monitoring and interventions.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New peer reviews of COVID-19 preprints from the MIT Press journal RAPID REVIEWS COVID-19
(The MIT Press) Peer reviewers highlight promising research on increased risk for severe complications from COVID-19 in post-menopausal women; improved prognostic scoring for hospital admissions; and a new therapeutic approach that could lead to more effective treatments. They urge caution regarding a study claimingβ-coronaviruses utilize a lysosome-mediated egress mechanism and a new RNA processing protocol for testing.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - September 4, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Here’s how to safely go to the salon during the pandemic, according to stylists and health experts
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been criticized by Republicans after recently visiting a salon in San Francisco.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Meryl Kornfield Source Type: news

The pandemic is ruining our sleep. Experts say ‘coronasomnia’ could imperil public health.
Coronavirus could create a new population of insomniacs, experts say, along with risks around productivity, hypertension and depression.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Karin Brulliard Source Type: news

Governor’s political party is biggest factor in whether a state has imposed mask mandate, study finds
A governor’s party affiliation plays a more significant role in the timing and extent of mask rules than the number of coronavirus infections and covid-19 deaths in a state, researchers say.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Goldstein Source Type: news

SARS-CoV-2 has characteristic appearance on x-ray
The SARS-CoV-2 virus has a particular appearance on chest x-ray that carries...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Radiography has key role on front lines of COVID-19 Radiology harnesses x-ray's versatility and technology to battle COVID-19 X-ray isolation keeps patients and staff safe during COVID-19 AI can assess COVID-19 severity on chest x-rays Is the x-ray market set for a post-COVID bounceback?
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 3, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Post-Acne Nasal Papules Described in a Series of Patients Post-Acne Nasal Papules Described in a Series of Patients
Nasal papules resembling angiofibromas are an underrecognized problem, particularly in patients with skin of color, researchers report.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Dermatology Headlines - September 3, 2020 Category: Dermatology Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Long-term mortality and outcome in hospital survivors of septic shock, sepsis, and severe infections: The importance of aftercare
Patients with severe infections and especially sepsis have a high in-hospital mortality, but even hospital survivors face long-term sequelae, decreased health-related quality of life, and high risk of death, suggesting a great need for specialized aftercare. However, data regarding a potential benefit of post-discharge rehabilitation in these patients are scarce. In this retrospective matched cohort study the claim data of a large German statutory health care insurer was analyzed. 83,974 hospital survivors having suffered from septic shock, sepsis, and severe infections within the years 2009-2016 were identified using an I...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Open Windows, Doors Could Help Stop Coronavirus Spread In Schools, Harvard Experts Say
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Covid-19 Boston, MA Education Health schools Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Harvard Massachusetts Schools Source Type: news

Uganda: Use Covid-19 Lockdown to Plan Stronger Post-Pandemic Business Rebound, Ugandan Entrepreneurs Told
[Monitor] Dr Lawrence Musanje, a Ugandan who owns and runs two State of the art Dental practices in the Denver Metro area in Colorado USA has advised Ugandans not to allow themselves get paralyzed by the lockdown.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 3, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Predicting post-discharge self-harm incidents using disease comorbidity networks: a retrospective machine learning study - Xu Z, Zhang Q, Yip PSF.
This study develops a comorbidity network-based deep learning framework to improve the prediction of individual s...
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

81 Nobel Laureates Spell Out Why They're Backing Joe Biden
A letter signed by dozens of scientists did not mention President Donald Trump.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 3, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Will Wearing A Face Mask For COVID-19 Also Protect You From The Flu?
Here's how the coronavirus pandemic measures we're taking stack up against influenza.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

“Hidden” Costs of Our Food Systems
SOFI launch event. Credit: FAOBy Zoltán KálmánROME, Sep 3 2020 (IPS) Five years after the adoption of the 2030 Agenda we are far from achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). According to the recently launched SOFI Report (The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2020), we are not on track to eradicate poverty, hunger and malnutrition. On the contrary, with the current trends, the global number of undernourished people in 2030 would exceed 840 million. Moreover, WHO has reported alarming rates of overweight and obesity, globally affecting 39% and 13% of the adult population, respectively. What a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Zoltan Kalman Tags: Biodiversity Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Global Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Debate rages over whether FDA should use emergency powers to clear a coronavirus vaccine early
Speeding the process could save thousands of lives, but some say it might also make it easier for the White House to push regulators to clear an unproven vaccine before Election Day.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurie McGinley Source Type: news

Support transgender scientists post-COVID-19
Source: ScienceNOW - September 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Turney, S., Carvalho, M. M., Sousa, M. E., Birrer, C., Cordeiro, T. E. F., Diele-Viegas, L. M., Hipolito, J., Sales, L. P., Santos-Silva, R., Souza, L. Tags: letters Source Type: news

Music Collective ‘ Megative ’ Dubs Out the Negative
The members of Megative, with Gus van Go (far left). Credit: Daviston JeffersBy SWANPARIS, Sep 2 2020 (IPS) Even as their income dries up and their touring opportunities disappear because of the Covid-19 pandemic, some artists are using their work to call out injustice, criticize inept leaders and spark social change. The members of Megative – a Brooklyn-based, reggae-dub-punk collective – are among those aiming to fight negative global currents, and they’re doing so through edgy, scorching music. “I think activism is the most important thing we have right now in 2020. It’s do or die right now for humanit...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: SWAN Tags: Arts Civil Society Global Headlines Health Source Type: news

Steroids Boost COVID-19 Survival Rates Among Those Critically Ill: Study
The analysis from seven international trials has prompted the WHO to recommend corticosteroid drugs for patients with severe and critical COVID-19.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 2, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Steroids can save lives of patients with severe covid-19, earning WHO endorsement
New studies confirm British findings and replicate them with multiple steroids.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ben Guarino Source Type: news

German Police Stumped By Mysterious Vials Of Hamster DNA
Three vials of genetic material were found Friday on a train near Heidelberg last week but investigators have yet to crack the case.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 2, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

First covid-19 death linked to Sturgis Motorcycle Rally reported in Minnesota
The case, involving a biker in his 60s, is one of at least 260 infections traced back to the South Dakota event last month where many declined to wear masks.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Brittany Shammas Source Type: news

South Africa: Head of Eastern Cape Health Department Resigns, Moves to Advise the Premier
[Daily Maverick] Lauded by some for bringing stability to the department and slated by his critics for leaving it behind in tatters, one of the longest-serving superintendents-general in the Eastern Cape Department of Health, Dr Thobile Mbengashe, resigned from his position on Tuesday to take up a post as a special adviser to Premier Oscar Mabuyane.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 2, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

New Study Shows How COVID-19 Might Affect Pregnant Women
Those with COVID-19 who are expecting may be less likely to show symptoms and more likely to give birth early.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Inside the Dangerous Mission to Understand What Makes Extremists Tick —and How to Change Their Minds
On a cool winter’s day in early 2014, the American academic Nafees Hamid was invited for tea at the second-story at the Barcelona apartment of a young Moroccan man. It started well enough; they sat down at the kitchen table, chatting amiably in French while two acquaintances of the host sat nearby in the living room. Halfway through the conversation, though, things took a turn. “He started saying things like, ‘Why should we trust any Westerner?’” Hamid recalls. “‘Why would we not kill every one of them? Why should I even trust you—you are an American—sitting here? Why s...
Source: TIME: Science - September 2, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Emily Feldman and Malia Politzer Tags: Uncategorized extremism feature Londontime Source Type: news