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Postop Self-Removal of Foley Boosts Patient Satisfaction, Curbs Office Visits Postop Self-Removal of Foley Boosts Patient Satisfaction, Curbs Office Visits
In patients with post-operative urinary retention after pelvic reconstructive surgery, self-removal of a transurethral catheter is noninferior to office-based removal and leads to fewer office visits and a better patient experience, researchers say.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

New research on the menstrual cycle and athletic performance helps women compete
The victorious women’s national soccer team found apps could help defeat myths about menstruation.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda Loudin Source Type: news

An athletic life vs. that time of the month? New research is helping female athletes compete.
There’s a good deal of urban myth and old wives’ tales surrounding a woman’s cycle. Tracking menstruation can be helpful, as the victorious women’s national soccer team found out.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda Loudin Source Type: news

Longer shifts linked to increased stroke risk
Putting in more time at work might benefit your career but could leave you at greater risk of a stroke. A study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke determined long working hours — classified as more than 10 hours daily at least 50 days out of the year — for a decade or more had a stronger link to stroke. No differences were noted between women and men, but white col lar workers under 50 saw a strong association to stroke. The Washington Post reports employees working…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 19, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Caitlin Mullen Source Type: news

Women are more than twice as likely as men to suffer from PTSD. Studies are underway to find out why.
One distinction may be the type of trauma women experience, experts say.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Marlene Cimons Source Type: news

Do pregnancy and childbirth accelerate aging in women? Maybe.
Researchers home in on how having a baby affects a key biological marker.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sindya Bhanoo Source Type: news

GAPcare: the Geriatric Acute and Post-Acute Fall Prevention intervention in the emergency department: preliminary data - Goldberg EM, Marks SJ, Ilegbusi A, Resnik L, Strauss DH, Merchant RC.
OBJECTIVES: We aimed to describe a new multidisciplinary team fall prevention intervention for older adults who seek care in the emergency department (ED) after having a fall, assess its feasibility and acceptability, and review lessons learned during its ...
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Analysis of fomepizole safety based on a 16-year post-marketing experience in France - Rasamison R, Besson H, Berleur MP, Schicchi A, Megarbane B.
Introduction: Fomepizole has been recommended as first-line antidote to treat ethylene glycol and methanol poisoning. Despite more than 30  years of utilization, the safety of fomepizole when used clinically has not been well documented. Based on t...
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Assessment of contamination levels in methamphetamine-tested properties in New Zealand - Russell M, Ivory B, McKinnel M.
In November 2016, whilst in draft, the New Zealand Standard (NZS8510:2017) for the "Testing and Decontamination of Methamphetamine-Contaminated Properties" considered two acceptable post-decontamination re-occupancy methamphetamine levels; 1.5 μg/100cm...
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Defining the roles of data manager and epidemiologist in emergency medical teams - Bartolucci A, Jafar AJ, Sloan D, Whitworth J.
Medical and epidemiological documentation in disasters is pivotal: the former for recording patient care and the latter for providing real-time information to the host country. Furthermore, documentation informs post-hoc analysis to improve the effectivene...
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Differential effect of Hurricane Sandy exposure on PTSD symptom severity: comparison of community members and responders - Gonzalez A, Rasul R, Molina L, Schneider S, Bevilacqua K, Bromet EJ, Luft BJ, Taioli E, Schwartz R.
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate whether the association between Hurricane Sandy exposures and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptom severity was greater for exposed community members compared with responders. METHODS: Data were analysed from three ...
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Blood-related toxicity after traumatic brain injury: potential targets for neuroprotection - Robicsek SA, Bhattacharya A, Rabai F, Shukla K, Dor é S.
Emergency visits, hospitalizations, and deaths due to traumatic brain injury (TBI) have increased significantly over the past few decades. While the primary early brain trauma is highly deleterious to the brain, the secondary injury post-TBI is postulated ...
Source: SafetyLit - October 19, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Food can help control some chronic health conditions, in some cases eliminating the need for drugs
What you eat can help with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, pre-diabetes, though many people pay little heed.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jill U. Adams Source Type: news

High-profile talks to avert landmark opioid trial break down
The size of a proposed $50 billion deal, as well as how it would be distributed, are points of contention.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

J & J Recalls Baby Powder After FDA Finds Asbestos
Johnson & Johnson announced a voluntary recall on Friday of an estimated 33,000 bottles of its iconic baby powder after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found traces of asbestos in a bottle purchased recently from an online retailer. The company also said that it was working closely with federal authorities to determine the validity of the test results and the integrity of the tested sample. FDA testing indicated sub-trace levels of chrysotile asbestos contamination, defined as no greater than 0.00002%, according to the announcement. Exposure to asbestos, a naturally occurring mineral and known carcinogen, is the ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - October 18, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

There ’s A Good Reason Why The Flu Shot Hurts So Much
There's an explanation for why the vaccine makes your arm sore. But there are also ways to manage the pain.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Does The Flu Shot Hurt So Much?
There's an explanation for why the vaccine makes your arm sore. But there are also ways to manage the pain.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Case Study Shows Asbestos in Talc Causes Mesothelioma
This study was the first large case series to identify contaminated cosmetic talc as the cause of mesothelioma and the first to use background controls dictated by no known asbestos exposure. It emphasizes the continued risk from common cosmetic products once thought to be safe for all. “I would tell people that there is no regulation for talc, and that if there is a safer alternative, than I would advise them to do that,” Moline said. “I would not recommend people use talcum powder.” The post Case Study Shows Asbestos in Talc Causes Mesothelioma appeared first on Mesothelioma Center - Vital Services for Cancer Pat...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - October 18, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Daniel King Source Type: news

Africa ’s Investment Drive Gathers Pace
Africa Investment Forum 2018By Farhana Haque RahmanROME, Oct 18 2019 (IPS) Headwinds are blowing amid IMF warnings of a “synchronised slowdown” in global economic growth, yet Africa’s investment drive is still gathering pace, supported by intense international competition in development finance. Despite the global slowdown, 19 sub-Saharan countries are among nearly 40 emerging markets and developing economies forecast by the IMF to maintain GDP growth rates above 5 percent this year. Particularly encouraging for Africa is that its present growth leaders are richer in innovation than natural resources. While Akinwumi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Farhana Haque Rahman Tags: Africa Armed Conflicts Climate Change Combating Desertification and Drought Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Financial Crisis Green Economy Headlines Health Labour Peace TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Source Type: news

The First All-Women Spacewalk Is Happening Now. Here ’s How to Watch It Live
The first ever spacewalk by an all-women crew is happening today. Coverage began at 6:30 a.m. ET, and the astronauts are scheduled to enter the vacuum of space at 7:50 a.m. Astronaut Christina Koch, who is experienced in extravehicular activity (EVA), will lead the operation. She will be accompanied by astronaut Jessica Meir, who is making her first spacewalk on Friday. Both are American citizens. They will be in the vacuum of space for five and a half hours. You can watch the spacewalk live on TIME, above. Who are the astronauts? Christina Koch, 40, completed her NASA astronaut training in 2015, and has conducted four spa...
Source: TIME: Science - October 18, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Billy Perrigo Tags: Uncategorized onetime Space Source Type: news

My View: Government-controlled health care puts all at risk
In this guest column, a former Arizona firefighter discusses the issues his profession has experienced relying on cities to provide coverage for job-related illnesses.
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 18, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brendan Lyons Source Type: news

The Most Popular Self-Help Books Of 2019
Goodreads compiled a list of the top self-help books published this year.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why lessons learnt are lost - Haris M, Cheema AR, Subasinghe C.
The purpose of this paper is to reduce the gap in understanding the complexity of barriers, their modifiers and how these barriers and their modifiers result in malpractices and missed good practices in post-earthquake reconstruction contexts. This paper p...
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Change in the perceived certainty of punishment as an inhibitor of post-juvenile offending in serious delinquents: deterrence at the adult transition - Walters GD.
The purpose of this study was to determine whether growth in perceived certainty of punishment explained the right leg of the age-crime curve. Using longitudinal data from the Pathways to Desistance study (N = 1,354), it was determined that offense variety...
Source: SafetyLit - October 18, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

As vaping-linked deaths rise to 33, officials are still seeking answers
As of Oct. 15, the CDC reported 1,479 lung injuries and 33 deaths associated with the use of e-cigarettes.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hannah Knowles Source Type: news

Nurse ’s Sister Captures Aftermath Of An Emotional Shift In One Photo
The story behind the viral photo is a tribute to nurses everywhere.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nurse ' s Sister Captures Aftermath Of An Emotional Shift In One Photo
The story behind the viral photo is a tribute to nurses everywhere.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tuberculosis Infections Declining, But Not Fast Enough Among Poor, Marginalised: UN Health Agency
A 25 year-old tuberculosis patient is treated at her home in Funafuti, the main island of Tuvalu in the South Pacific. Credit: UNDP Tuvalu/Aurélia Rusek.By External SourceUNITED NATIONS, Oct 17 2019 (IPS) A staggering 1.5 million people died from tuberculosis (TB) last year, the UN health agency said on Thursday, in an appeal for far greater funding and political support to eradicate the curable and preventable disease. Caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis, TB commonly causes persistent coughing, fatigue and weight loss. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and its latest Global TB Report, around ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Global Headlines Health Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

PTSD Linked to Stroke Risk in Younger Adults
Young and middle-aged adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have an increased risk of stroke, new research suggests.
Source: WebMD Health - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Landmark opioid trial could be averted if Friday meeting ends in settlement
A federal judge is overseeing a last-ditch bid to avert a trial over the worst drug crisis in U.S. history.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

These Missouri pharmacies received the most opioids from suppliers
The opioid epidemic has taken its toll on Missouri. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drug-related deaths rose in Missouri last year even as national deaths fell. One part of the problem? Legally prescribed pills. According to data from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration made available by The Washington Post, 1.6 billion prescription pain pills (oxycodone and hydrocodone) were supplied to Missouri pharmacies between 2006 and 2012, the most recent yea r that data…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lea Konczal Source Type: news

A longitudinal mixed-methods case study of quarter-life crisis during the post-university transition: locked-out and locked-in forms in combination - Robinson OC.
Research on crisis episodes during the first decade of adult life suggests two types of such "quarter-life" crisis exist: locked-in and locked-out. Both relate conceptually to the transition out of emerging adulthood. A female case study was studied over a...
Source: SafetyLit - October 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

From the therapeutic to the post-therapeutic: the resilient subject, its social imaginary, and its practices in the shadow of 9/11 - Brunner J, Plotkin Amrami G.
In the aftermath of 9/11, the concept of psychological resilience, which refers to the ability to "bounce back" after adversity, became prominent across the American mental health community. Resilience thinking made its way quickly into the U.S. military, ...
Source: SafetyLit - October 17, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

E-cigarette giant Juul suspends sales of several flavored vape pods
The e-cigarette company, under fire from critics accusing it of fueling a surge in youth vaping, is suspending sales of mango, creme, fruit and cucumber available — only through the company's website.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurie McGinley Source Type: news

Effective Second-Line Treatment for Mesothelioma Gaining Ground
Doctors at the Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research in Zurich, Switzerland, have uncovered a novel, anti-tumor compound that could become a needed second-line treatment for pleural mesothelioma cancer. Their recent multicenter phase II clinical trial conducted in Switzerland and Italy revealed the safety and efficacy of lurbinectedin, a synthetically produced agent that inhibits the growth of mesothelioma cells. “We believe this could represent a new treatment option for pleural mesothelioma,” Dr. Yannis Metaxas, oncologist at Kantonsspital Graubunden outside Zurich, told The Mesothelioma Center at Asbestos.com. ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - October 17, 2019 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Matt Mauney Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Learning and Support Officer - Flexible location
Specifications: 1 FTE or we will consider applicants who would want to work flexibly up to full-timeSalary:c£43,000Location: FlexibleApplication Closing Date: 11th November 2019Cochrane is the world ’s most respected producer of high-quality health evidence to inform decision-making by healthcare practitioners, patients and carers, researchers and policymakers. Our global independent network of over 11,000 members and 68,000 supporters analyze and summarize the best evidence from research and publish it in the Cochrane Library (www.cochranelibrary.com). Cochrane is passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 17, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Settlement meeting set in landmark opioid trial set for Friday
Judge in case wants to discuss status proposals as jury selection continues.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

Watch A Bunch Of Scientists Freak Out Over A ‘Whale Fall’ On The Bottom Of The Ocean
“Dinner is served,” a researcher said as dozens of octopuses and fish munched on the carcass.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 17, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Administration Assistant - Full time, London based
Specifications: Full Time, PermanentSalary:c£25,000Location: LondonApplication Closing Date: 4th November 2019Cochrane is the world ’s most respected producer of high-quality health evidence to inform decision-making by healthcare practitioners, patients and carers, researchers and policymakers. Our global independent network of over 11,000 members and 68,000 supporters analyze and summarize the best evidence from research and publish it in the Cochrane Library (www.cochranelibrary.com). Cochrane is passionate about improving health outcomes for everyone, everywhere by helping them to make informed choices about health...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 17, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

Low-paid workers protest at UCL ’s ‘callous’ employment system
Hundreds of UCL cleaners, porters, security officers and catering staff will demand their outsourced jobs be returned to the university, so workers doing the same jobs receive the same pay, pension and annual leave, says UNISON today (Thursday). This afternoon (from 1pm to 3pm) support staff from across UCL will gather outside the university’s main entrance to draw attention to the campaign for their jobs to be taken back in-house. UNISON general secretary Dave Prentis will be there to hear how UCL’s outsourcing programme has affected their lives and to address the workers in the UCL Quad at 1.30pm. The 900 staff – a...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 17, 2019 Category: UK Health Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release dave prentis education Greater London UCL university Source Type: news

10 Minutes with Kellie
A little bit about Kellie… As Project Executive on the Agency Accounts team, I work across a variety of different projects, supporting the agencies to deliver fantastic project... The post 10 Minutes with Kellie appeared first on Ashfield Healthcare.
Source: Ashfield Healthcare News - October 17, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ashfield Healthcare Communications Source Type: news

How To Deal When Your Therapist Goes On Leave
Experts share a guide to navigating your therapist's absence without losing your progress.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PTSD Linked to Increased Risk of Stroke in Younger Adults
THURSDAY, Oct. 17, 2019 -- Young and middle-aged adults with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have an increased risk of stroke, new research suggests. For the study, researchers analyzed medical data from more than 1 million veterans who...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 17, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Brains of university-level concussed athletes were physiologically different over one year post-injury: study
Source: St. Michael's Hospital News and Media - October 17, 2019 Category: Hospital Management Tags: Hospital News Source Type: news

High-profile B.C. Mountie with PTSD says support system is 'broken' and 'in crisis'
For six years she was the public face of B.C.'s front-line integrated homicide investigation team, delivering bad news at the height of the province's murderous gang wars. Now, RCMP Staff Sgt. Jennifer Pound has emerged as the face of post-traumatic stress disorder.
Source: CBC | Health - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Teen suicides are increasing at an alarming pace, outstripping all other age groups, a new report says
The disturbing trend worries researchers who have struggled to understand its causes.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: William Wan Source Type: news

With Endometriosis, Sex Can Be Painful. Here ’s How To Make It Better.
Experts explain why sex hurts for many people with endo and share tips to make it more pleasurable.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How To Make Sex Less Painful If You Have Endometriosis
Experts explain why sex hurts for many people with endo and share tips to make it more pleasurable.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This Connectable Luggage Helps You Navigate Airports Like a Pro
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How the Ban on Medical Advertising Hurt Women Doctors
This article was published on JSTOR Daily, read the original article here.
Source: TIME: Health - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Olivia Campbell / JSTOR Daily Tags: Uncategorized health medicine onetime syndication Source Type: news