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Brexit: warnings for care sector in pandemic as freedom of movement ends
Wages should rise to make jobs more attractive to UK staff say government advisersThe end of freedom of movement will increase pressure on the social care sector in the midst of a pandemic unless ministers make jobs more attractive to UK workers by increasing salaries, government advisers have warned.The Migration Advisory Committee (Mac) has warned of the “stark consequences” of low wages in social care with most frontline role ineligible for the post-Brexit skilled worker immigration route or on the official list for job shortages in the UK.Continue reading...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 29, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent Tags: Care workers Social care Society Coronavirus outbreak Science UK news Brexit Politics Source Type: news

Exclusive: Leaked data gives first view of growing cancer waiting list post covid peak
Official data from mid-September shows that nearly 6,400 people had waited more than 100 days following a referral to cancer services.
Source: HSJ - September 29, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Flu Vaccine Important, but Will GBS Patients Believe You? Flu Vaccine Important, but Will GBS Patients Believe You?
Influenza vaccination will be critically important this season. Dr Paauw reviews the literature that should help you convince your post-GBS patients to get it.Medscape Internal Medicine
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 28, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Internal Medicine Clinical Case Source Type: news

Climate Science Critic to be Appointed as NOAA Chief Scientist
The White House will appoint Dr. Ryan Maue, a meteorologist and former researcher at the Cato Institute, to serve as the new Chief Scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), according to The Washington Post. Maue currently serves as the developer of weathermodels.com, a website that offers weather related information, maps, and tools. He previously worked as an adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute, a Libertarian think tank involved in efforts to challenge the scientific consensus on climate change. Maue acknowledges that humans contribute to climate change but has challenged connections bet...
Source: Public Policy Reports - September 28, 2020 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Brain-eating amoeba in city’s water supply kills 6-year-old, leads Texas to declare a disaster
Lake Jackson, in Brazoria County, warned residents not to ingest water through the nose after the microbes were detected.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paulina Villegas Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: global death toll nears one million as WHO warns number is likely an underestimate
WHO says global toll is likely tobe over one million already; travel in and out of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and The Haguemay be bannedTests that give results in minutes to be rolled out across worldCDC director takes aim at Trump adviser: ‘Everything he says is false’Crew on first post-lockdown Greek cruise contract coronavirus7.45pmBSTMEPs won ’t yet be returning to Strasbourg due to rising coronavirus infections in France, the European parliament speaker said, despite a plea by president Emmanuel Macron.The parliament has its headquarters in Strasbourg in eastern France, where MEPs usually based in Brussels travel ever...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 28, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jessica Murray (now); Kevin Rawlinson, Lucy Campbell, Archie Bland, Amy Walker and Helen Sullivan (earlier) Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news Australia news UK news US news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

30th anniversary of World Summit for Children – Today Children Need a New Initiative
Today when children are under serious threat from Covid-19, the 30th anniversary of the Children's Summit is a highly appropriate time for countries to renew and update the vows they made then. Credit: Manipadma Jena/IPSBy Richard JollyBRIGHTON, United Kingdom, Sep 28 2020 (IPS) On the eve of the UN’s 75th anniversary, Antonio Guterres, the UN’s Secretary-General has declared that the coronavirus pandemic is the world’s top security threat. He has called for action – for greater international co-operation in controlling outbreaks and developing an affordable vaccine, available to all. Such action is nee...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Richard Jolly Tags: Development & Aid Education Headlines Health Source Type: news

"If you report your dad, how are you going to survive": health practitioner perspectives on quality of care for survivors of sexual violence and the challenge of family interference - Munala L, Welle E, Hohenshell E.
This study examined the experiences and perspectives of health practitioners facing the challenges of providing services to female survivors of sexual violence. Interviews were conducted with 28 health practitioners, from eight post-rape care facilities lo...
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Adverse childhood experience, genes, and PTSD risk in soldiers: a methylation study - Hossack MR, Reid MW, Aden JK, Gibbons T, Noe JC, Willis AM.
INTRODUCTION: Epigenetics can serve as a marker of susceptibility to many known psychiatric diseases. DNA methylation patterns of multiple genes have been studied in both civilian populations and military personnel with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD...
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

An introduction to probabilistic record linkage with a focus on linkage processing for WTC registries - Asher J, Resnick D, Brite J, Brackbill R, Cone J.
Since its post-World War II inception, the science of record linkage has grown exponentially and is used across industrial, governmental, and academic agencies. The academic fields that rely on record linkage are diverse, ranging from history to public hea...
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Aeronautical accidents and PTSD in flight crew - Camera DSL, Marques DR, Malagris LEN.
This work aimed at conducting a literature review about the presence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in flight crew survivors of airplane accidents. The search was performed without time limitation in the following electronic databases: Conex ão SIPAER, ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

When Being Tired Is Actually Depression
There's a complex relationship between fatigue and mental health. Here's how to tell when lethargy is something more.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Judge Barrett’s writing criticizes the Supreme Court decision upholding Obama-era health law
President Trump’s nominee would bring a sharp shift in views on birth control from the liberal icon she would succeed.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Goldstein Source Type: news

ACA reduced out-of-pocket health costs for families with kids, but they still need help
FINDINGSThe percentage of low- and middle-income families with children that had burdensome out-of-pockethealth care costs fell following the 2014 implementation of thehealthinsurancemarketplaces and Medicaidexpansion provisions of the Affordable Care Act,known widelyas Obamacare, according to a new study by Lauren Wisk, an assistant professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and colleagues.Before the ACA, the study shows,35.6% of the lowest-income families experienced burdensome costs, but this fell to 23.7% post-ACA. For low-income families,the proportion fell from 24.6% to 17.3%, and for middle-income fam...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

CDC’s credibility is eroded by internal blunders and external attacks as coronavirus vaccine campaigns loom
The agency’s response to the worst public health crisis in a century has been marked by technical mistakes, botched messaging, false accusations and interference by Trump administration political appointees.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lena H. Sun Source Type: news

Drinking 1 to 4 cups of coffee daily may slow progression of colorectal cancer
Increasing consumption of the brew may also increase the benefits, researchers say.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Linda Searing Source Type: news

In conversation with Lex McKee
Lex McKee and I first met at various networking meetings taking place across Dorset back in early part of the 21st century and even though I dropped out of business networking for several years his posts on LinkedIn have always intrigued, fascinated and amused me, as he’s a very funny guy – as well as being thought-provoking and challenging. We explored the metaphor of farming as sowing the seeds of self-belief, confidence, knowledge and learning. And also the co-creation of communication through our uses of language and words frame our entire existence. Lex is many things, filmaker, broadcaster, podcaster, wri...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - September 28, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Podcast author interview creative process knowledge learning self-belief Source Type: news

CDC, HHS Create National Wastewater Surveillance System to Help Monitor and Track Spread of COVID-19
Though not a replacement for clinical laboratory testing, the CDC says the surveillance system will help slow spread of COVID-19 in vulnerable communities Clinical laboratory testing for COVID-19 is receiving an ally. In mid-August, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced they were […] The post CDC, HHS Create National Wastewater Surveillance System to Help Monitor and Track Spread of COVID-19 first appeared on Dark Daily.
Source: Dark Daily - September 28, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing anatomic pathology CDC centers for disease control and prevention clinical laboratory clinical pathology contact tracing Source Type: news

Judgment Free Online Platform Key to Helping Suicidal People, Says Survivor
A suicide survivor shares her story of how an online community helped her overcome anxiety and depression. Credit: Unsplash / Dan M By Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Sep 28 2020 (IPS) Romana Hoque had it all, a comfortable life, a happy family. Despite this, the 43-year-old second-generation immigrant from Indonesia living in the United States was depressed enough to contemplate suicide. Hoque, in an exclusive interview with Inter Press Service (IPS), said despite her comfortable life, not being able to conceive resulted in her feeling so depressed that she tried to take her own life. She shared her story during September – set ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Aid Featured Gender Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Fuzia 2020 Source Type: news

Caregivers of elderly loved ones face heavy emotional, physical, financial toll
More than 17 million Americans are dealing with this tough commitment, and many of them pay a steep price in stress, frustration and depression.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katherine Ellison Source Type: news

Africa: Intercontinental Energy Forum to Discuss Post-Covid Challenges
[IPS] Mexico City -- The economic recovery after the covid-19 pandemic, renewable energy, the gas situation, regulations and investment; mobility and transport, as well as new technologies and the progress of the Paris Agreement will be discussed at the Madrid Energy Conference from 28 September to 2 October.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Somalia: Somalia Observes Maritime Sector Role in Post-Covid-19 Economic Recovery
[Dalsan Radio] With its key location along main international shipping routes and 3,300 kilometres of coastline, Somalia's potential as a key maritime player came to the fore recently as it marked World Maritime Day.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 27, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

L.A. County sees no post-Labor Day spike in coronavirus numbers
L.A. County reports an average of 1,074 new daily cases for the week ending Sept. 25, compared with 1,176 for the week ending Sept. 5.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Deborah Netburn Source Type: news

More women gain ground in ultramarathons, other long-distance races
Men still dominate the sport, but women are starting to close the gap at some events.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda Loudin Source Type: news

The pain gripped his left ankle. Within months, it ominously began to spread.
Doctors were stumped. Then a specialist 8,000 miles away ordered a revealing scan.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sandra G. Boodman Source Type: news

Are you prepared to die? I am, and that’s the right way to live.
The pandemic has forced a new reality on many, to make sure they’re ready for “The End.”
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Steven Petrow Source Type: news

Gruesome story of the use of Black man’s heart for transplant, history of medical mistreatment of minorities
“The Organ Thieves” explains how a Va. hospital removed the heart of a Black factory worker without his family’s consent.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

A systematic review of treatment interventions for individuals with intellectual disability and trauma symptoms: a review of the recent literature - Byrne G.
Individuals with intellectual disabilities (IDs) are at increased susceptibility to adverse life experiences and trauma sequelae. There is a disparate range of therapeutic interventions for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and associated symptoms. Thi...
Source: SafetyLit - September 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Health officials scramble to explain details of Trump’s $200 drug discount card
Democrats said the announcement that 33 million seniors would receive the one-time break was a political ploy funded by taxpayer money.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

Fewer than 1 in 10 Americans show signs of past coronavirus infection, large national study finds
This suggests most may still be vulnerable to infection, authors say.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ben Guarino Source Type: news

NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins Plans To Cast Her Vote From Space Station
“I think it’s really important for everybody to vote,” Rubins said. “If we can do it from space, then I believe folks can do it from the ground, too."
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 25, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Board Meeting Minutes, June 23, 2020
Board Members Present:  Danny Sands, Debra Cobb, Eric Bersh, Joe Ternullo, Mary Hennings, Jan Oldenburg, Peter Elias, John Grohol, Burt Rosen, Brian Mack, Matthew Holt, Helene Clayton-Jeter, Lynda Mitchell, Judy Danielson, Geri Lynn Baumblatt, Lynda Mitchell Non-board members:, Dave deBronkart, Sue Woods Full attendance record available here. Welcome and Level-setting                                   Sands Announcements                                                     Sands This will be a short meeting, prior to Retreat. Had fantastic webinar with Health Story Collaborative ...
Source: Society for Participatory Medicine - September 25, 2020 Category: General Medicine Authors: Eric Bersh Tags: General Source Type: news

Wow! The Radiation Levels On The Moon Are Awfully Hazardous
Experts say astronauts can get 200 to 1,000 times more radiation on the moon than what we experience on Earth.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 25, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Posts Interim Results from Phase 1/2a Clinical Trial of its Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate
Interim analysis from the ongoing Phase 1/2a clinical trial of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine candidate (JNJ-78436735) was posted today on the pre-print server medRxiv.The data demonstrate that a single dose of JNJ-78436735 induced a strong neutralizing antibody response in nearly all participants aged 18 years and older and was generally well-tolerated. Immune responses were similar across the age groups studied, including older adults. The ongoing Phase 1/2a clinical trial is designed to study the safety and immunogenicity of two dose levels of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, and as single and two-dose schedules. The interim...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

(This statement was updated on October 4, 2020 to include additional information) Johnson & Johnson Posts Interim Results from Phase 1/2a Clinical Trial of its Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate
Interim analysis from the ongoing Phase 1/2a clinical trial of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine candidate (JNJ-78436735) was posted today on the pre-print server medRxiv.The data demonstrate that a single dose of JNJ-78436735 induced a strong neutralizing antibody response in nearly all participants aged 18 years and older and was generally well-tolerated. Immune responses were similar across the age groups studied, including older adults. The ongoing Phase 1/2a clinical trial is designed to study the safety and immunogenicity of two dose levels of the Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, and as single and two-dose schedules. The interim...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 25, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news

Study: MRI with machine learning reveals brain changes from PTSD
A new machine learning approach added to conventional magnetic resonance imaging can identify the regions of the brain causing dissociative symptoms in people with post-traumatic stress disorder, researchers found.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Difference Between Stress And Burnout (And How To Tell Which You Have)
Is your mental health, energy and motivation completely zapped? Read this.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASMR Is Overwhelmingly White. Here Are Some Black Artists To Watch.
Hushed, relaxing ASMR videos are wildly popular on YouTube, but Black creators rarely get featured.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Awareness of concussion-education requirements, -management plans, and knowledge in high school and club sport coaches - Stamm JM, Post EG, Baugh CM, Bell DR.
CONTEXT: A growing number of high-school-aged athletes participate on club sport teams. Some, but not all, state concussion laws apply to both interscholastic and private sport organizations. However, concussion education, management plans, and knowledge h...
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Teaching clinicians shared decision making and risk communication online: an evaluation study - Hoffmann TC, Del Mar C, Santhirapala R, Freeman A.
OBJECTIVES: To describe the development and initial evaluation of a brief e-learning course as a means of teaching shared decision making and risk communication skills to clinicians of all specialties. DESIGN: Comparison pre-course and post-course of s...
Source: SafetyLit - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Small Risk of Autism Seen in Babies Born Preterm and Post-Term
FRIDAY, Sept. 25, 2020 -- There may be a slightly increased risk of autism for each week a child is born before or after 40 weeks of gestation, according to a new study. Researchers are still trying to pinpoint the causes of autism, but both genetic...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 25, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

NLM Launches a new Traveling Exhibition and Online Exhibition
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) announces Care and Custody: Past Responses to Mental Health, a new NLM traveling exhibition with an online adaptation, guest curated by scholar Anne E. Parsons, PhD (University of North Carolina at Greensboro).
Source: NLM General Announcements - September 25, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Child deaths from covid-19 remain remarkably low eight months into U.S. pandemic
About 100 children and adolescents have succumbed to the disease even as the national death toll passes 200,000.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

Child deaths tied to covid-19 remain remarkably low, months into U.S. pandemic
About 100 children and adolescents have succumbed to the disease even as the national death toll passes 200,000.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lenny Bernstein Source Type: news

How to be healthy and happy
What does being healthy and happy mean to you? Perhaps you feel it’s got something to do with your outer appearance, or maybe you’d like to be less sad or anxious. Whatever your interpretation of those two words, healthy and happy, I’ll guarantee the answer isn’t as simple as you think it might be. Life doesn’t work like that because if it did, as soon as the ‘gift’ you wished for had arrived you’d no longer be looking for the next thing to make whatever ails you better. Let’s face it happiness isn’t delivered by Santa or by the latest gadget or must-have look. S...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - September 25, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Health happy healthy Source Type: news

Recovering at work: how business can support staff who may be facing trauma, Centre for Mental Health
This guide has been produced by City Mental Health Alliance and Centre for Mental Health to help businesses become “trauma-informed”. It will help businesses to better understand and support their people through the psychological and emotional traumas that people may have experienced in 2020. The guide mainly relates to the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, but it also looks at the difficult and triggering conver sations and experiences of racism, and some of the lessons are relevant for other causes as well. We have provided an overview of some of the difficulties that people may experience – from more mild trauma to pos...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical Laboratories in Hospitals Continue to Experience Reductions in Test Orders as Emergency Department Visits for Common Conditions Slowly Climb Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Multiple recent studies reveal a substantial number of patients continue to delay needed healthcare in the months since the onset of the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak Based on an analysis of hospital emergency department (ED) usage, federal researchers concluded that patients continue to be cautious when visiting healthcare providers, including clinical laboratories, and that people are altering […] The post Clinical Laboratories in Hospitals Continue to Experience Reductions in Test Orders as Emergency Department Visits for Common Conditions Slowly Climb Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels first appeared on Dark Daily.
Source: Dark Daily - September 25, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Management & Operations Source Type: news

The Soil Revolution That Could Save Farming And The Climate
Joe Biden and other Democrats are backing regenerative farming, which pulls carbon from the atmosphere and restores nutrients to soil. But is it ready for prime time?
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 25, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Letter to the Editor: Decision-Making Capacity Is Not an All-or-Nothing Issue
I would like to compliment Dr. Sing Palat on her well-written article about potential ethical dilemmas regarding “unsafe discharges” (https://bit.ly/3mhNtqW). Dr. Palat touches on one of the most challenging aspects of post-acute and long-term care.
Source: Caring for the Ages - September 25, 2020 Category: Health Management Source Type: news

Brushing Up on Mouth Care Boosts Comfort, Outomes in Residents with Dementia
Good oral hygiene has a positive impact on the overall health of nursing home and other post-acute and long-term care residents, but like many other functions it has taken a back seat during the pandemic. But this issue shouldn ’t and doesn’t have to fall off the radar.
Source: Caring for the Ages - September 25, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Joanne Kaldy Source Type: news