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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
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Source: TIME: Health - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Olivia Campbell / JSTOR Daily Tags: Uncategorized health medicine onetime syndication Source Type: news

Helping Teens Recover Faster Post Concussion Helping Teens Recover Faster Post Concussion
For the first time, a randomized trial has found that exercise--albeit carefully controlled exercise--can speed recovery from a concussion.Medscape Pediatrics
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 16, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

Study Outlines Which High School Sports Have Highest Concussion Rates
This study updates our understanding of concussion patterns in high school sports using injury surveillance data,” he said. “It adds to our existing understanding by providing the most recent ‘time-stamp’ in concussion incidence in high school sports.” The study found trends in concussion rates not only for football but also more than a dozen other sports, including soccer, ice hockey and cheerleading — which were among the sports with the most concussion incidence. The study also found that among all sports, there was only one in which the concussion rate was higher during practice than...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Concussion Concussions High School Sports Source Type: news

High-profile trial over who should pay for the opioid crisis begins
Two Ohio counties face off against six drug companies in a landmark federal trial to assign responsibility for the worst drug crisis in U.S. history.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

Selection after terror: evidence from 30 years of terrorism in South Tyrol - Belmonte A.
This paper investigates the selection effects on the population composition of terrorist attacks in the post-World War II region of South Tyrol, a predominantly German-speaking region of Italy. Using archival information on the location and casualties of 3...
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

Traffic police officers' experience of post-crash care to road traffic injury victims: a qualitative study in Tanzania - Lukumay GG, Outwater AH, Mkoka DA, Ndile ML, Saveman BI.
BACKGROUND: Recently, road traffic injuries (RTIs) have become a major health problem affecting health systems in many low- and middle-income countries. Regardless of whether an ambulance is available for evacuation, police officers have been shown to arri...
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Political mobilisation as the trigger of xenophobic violence in post-apartheid South Africa - Misago JP.
What triggers xenophobic violence in South Africa? By answering this deceivingly simple but critical question, this paper highlights an often-missed empirical factor and key element in the xenophobic violence causal chain: mobilization. Drawing from extens...
Source: SafetyLit - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Let Plants be Thy Medicine – You Are What You Eat
Credit: Busani Bafana/IPSBy Esther Ngumbi and Ifeanyi NsoforILLINOIS, United States / ABUJA, Oct 16 2019 (IPS) United Nations World Food Day is celebrated around the world on October 16 under the theme: “Our Actions ARE Our Future. Healthy Diets for a Zero Hunger World”. This theme is timely, especially, because across Africa and around the world, there has been a gradual rise in malnutrition and diet-related non communicable diseases, as highlighted in The Lancet study and a United Nations Report published earlier this year. While 45 percent of deaths in children are from nutrition-related causes, mainly malnu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Esther Ngumbi and Ifeanyi Nsofor Tags: Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health World Food Day Source Type: news

This Is Your Body On Vaping
Here's how nicotine and marijuana-based e-cigarettes affect you physically and mentally.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Elderly care staff accused of running a dementia fight club, pitting patients against each other
Three women were arrested for encouraging dementia patients to fight and filming it, police say.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lateshia Beachum Source Type: news

What Are the Benefits of CBD?
More than 60 percent of CBD users were taking it for anxiety, according to a survey of 5,000 people. Does it help?
Source: NYT Health - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dawn MacKeen Tags: Cannabis Foods and Products Anxiety and Stress Marijuana Mental Health and Disorders Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Sleep Addiction (Psychology) Research Clinical Trials Insomnia Depression (Mental) Hemp Source Type: news

Doctors of the World launches new clinic for people in vulnerable circumstances
The new Doctors of the World Clinic in east London was launched today. After 16 years of work in the area, our clinical services have now moved to purpose built premises which will allow our volunteer doctors and caseworkers to support more patients than ever. It is imperative that we are able to see more patients and scale up our services, as we estimate that between 50,000 and 500,000 people in the UK need us. These are patients who have been too frightened to go to see a doctor because they are scared that they will be deported by the Home Office, that their data will be shared, and that they will face bills of thousand...
Source: Doctors of the World News - October 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

High-profile trial over who should pay for the opioid crisis begins Wednesday
Two Ohio counties face off against six drug companies in a landmark federal trial to assign responsibility for the worst drug crisis in U.S. history.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

State AGs dangle $18B potential settlement, but fail to delay federal opioid trial
They’re in talks with three drug distributors to settle state lawsuits, but have not involved 2,500 local governments.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

Global Challenges for the ‘NextGen’
By Lindsay FalveyMELBOURNE, Oct 15 2019 (IPS) Success has many parents – so the saying goes. In the case of the massive successes of international agricultural research, no one person can claim parentage. There are heroes along the way such as Norman Borlaug and his early cereal breeding, and the team that eliminated the cattle disease Rinderpest from the world – smallpox is the only other disease that has been totally eradicated. Another is the founder of The Crawford Fund, Derek Tribe, who was also instrumental in the creation of what is now the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), which I chair. Howeve...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lindsay Falvey Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Environment Featured Food & Agriculture Global Headlines Health Migration & Refugees Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

The Syria INGO Regional Forum statement on impact of military developments on the civilian population in northeast Syria
The Syria INGO Regional Forum, comprising 73 INGOs responding to the Syria crisis, expressed deep concern at the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation since Turkey’s military operation started on the 9 October. The UN estimates that more than 200,000 people have been displaced, and is planning to support up to 400,000 people with assistance and protection in the coming period.   Over three days Hasakeh city saw an estimated 60,000 new arrivals as a result of the violence, while hostilities in the area also damaged the main water station, leaving it out of service. 400,000 people, including 82,000 people in Al...
Source: Doctors of the World News - October 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Martina Villa Tags: Uncategorised Source Type: news

Endocrine Society Report Addresses Post-Meal Glucose in Diabetes Endocrine Society Report Addresses Post-Meal Glucose in Diabetes
"Postprandial glycemic control is clearly important, both high and low, but we ' re lacking specific guidelines. There are new and novel interventions, but we don ' t know yet how best to use them," says an expert.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - October 15, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Taste and AgRP
How Hunger Impacts TasteNature Communications just released a publication featuring use of our Agouti-Related Protein (AgRP) Antibody.It examines the neuronal mechanisms regulating hunger-induced taste modification. Starved mice exhibit an increased preference for sweetness and tolerance for aversive taste. This hunger-induced taste modification is recapitulated by selective activation of orexigenic Agouti-related peptide (AgRP)-expressing neurons in the hypothalamus projecting to the lateral hypothalamus.Ou Fu, Yuu Iwai, Masataka Narukawa, Ayako W. Ishikawa, Kentaro K. Ishii, Ken Murata, Yumiko Yoshimura, Kazushige Touhar...
Source: Neuromics - October 15, 2019 Category: Neuroscience Tags: Agouti-Related Protein Antibody AgRP Antibody Neuronal Markers Source Type: news

The impact of segregated diversity on the code of the street: an analysis of violence-related norms in selected post-industrial neighborhoods in Germany - Kurtenbach S, Rauf A.
Youth violence remains a concern in Germany, particularly in specific "risky" neighborhoods that tend to be socially segregated and ethnically diverse. In this paper we critically compare the results of twenty-seven qualitative interviews conducted in thre...
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Typhoon Hagibis Leaves At Least 66 Dead In Japan
Hagibis was the worst storm to hit the country in decades, with some regions getting up to 3 feet of rain in just 24 hours.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - October 15, 2019 Category: Science Source Type: news

“Fact-checking” website Snopes throws aside FACTS to push anti-Trump, pro-globalist Left-wing agenda
(Natural News) It’s getting to the point where you really can’t trust anything published by the so-called “mainstream media” because it is concocted, fabricated narrative, or outright false — and this is especially true when it comes to anti-establishment politicians like President Donald Trump. CNN, The New York Times, the Washington Post, MSNBC, and the...
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Bring back specialists to reverse dip in vaccine rates' say experts
Experts have called for the post of district immunisation co-ordinator to be reinstated amid the decline in vaccinations. Before NHS reforms in 2013 there were more than 200 co-ordinators.
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tuesday Tips: 3 ways to protect your knees for the basketball court
Want to stay healthy on the basketball court? Learn the best strategies for keeping your knees feeling good. Watch: 3 ways to protect your knees for the basketball court. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JR7LXDUpwfs&feature=youtu.be Journalists: This broadcast-quality video (1:00) is in the downloads at the end of the post. Please "Courtesy: Mayo Clinic News Network."
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - October 15, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Elderly care staff accused of pitting residents against each other in a dementia fight club
Three women were arrested for encouraging dementia patients to fight and filming it, police say.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lateshia Beachum Source Type: news

What you should know about cataract surgery
How to make smart choices and avoid complications.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Consumer Reports Source Type: news

3 Ways Invacare Is Turning Its Business Around
Homecare and long-term care equipment maker Invacare has had a rough go of it in recent years, and tariffs and reimbursement changes in the United States last year didn't make things any easier for the Elyria, Ohio-based company. There does appear to be a light at the end of the tunnel though, and one industry analyst reported positive takeaways from his firm's recent meeting with Invacare management. "We came away feeling positive about [Invacare's] progress on its turnaround after learning more details about the steps it is taking to deliver upon its 2020 and 4Q20 EBITDA targets," Need...
Source: MDDI - October 14, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

This Is What It Means If You Get Constant Ringing In Your Ears
You could be experiencing tinnitus. Here's when you should be concerned.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

When To Be Concerned About Constant Ringing In Your Ears
You could be experiencing tinnitus. Here's when you should be concerned.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 Affordable Massage Guns To Add To Your Workout Recovery Routine
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Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Approves XARELTO ® (rivaroxaban) to Help Prevent Blood Clots in Acutely Ill Medical Patients
XARELTO ® provides a new oral option to help prevent venous thromboembolism (VTE) and VTE-related death during hospitalization and post-hospital discharge in acutely ill medical patients at risk for VTE and not at high risk of bleedingDespite being largely preventable, VTE, or blood clots, remains a signif icant risk for millions of Americans hospitalized with an acute medical illness
Source: Johnson and Johnson - October 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news