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Prescribing and Deprescribing for Heart Failure
Optimizing heart failure therapies, including the newer angiotensin-receptor neprilysin inhibitors (ARNIs), is critically important for older residents who have symptomatic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF), said Meenakshi Patel, MD, FACP, CMD, at the Annual Conference of AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine.
Source: Caring for the Ages - September 25, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Christine Kilgore Source Type: news

Transitions: The London Bridge of Health Care
Where is the London Bridge located? Do you know?
Source: Caring for the Ages - September 25, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Steven Fuller Tags: Guest Editorial Source Type: news

Dealing with the global tsunami of mental health problems during and post COVID-19
(European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases) In a special session addressing global mental health before, during and after the COVID-19 pandemic held at the ESCMID Conference on Coronavirus Disease (ECCVID) Professor Vikram Patel H(arvard Medical School, USA) will present a new review of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global mental health.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Trump pledges to send $200 drug discount cards to Medicare recipients weeks before election; funding source unclear
The White House says the nearly $7 billion initiative could be funded with savings from a program yet to receive regulatory approval.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Goldstein Source Type: news

Study Questions Routine Long-term Beta-Blocker Post MI Study Questions Routine Long-term Beta-Blocker Post MI
Long-term beta-blocker therapy prescribed after an acute MI might be obsolete in the modern reperfusion era, according to an analysis of Danish registry data.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

COVID-19 patients more likely to have thromboembolism
Patients with COVID-19 are more likely to have thromboembolism than those without...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: AMVC Fall 2020: AI can reshape radiology post-COVID-19 COVID-19 has major impact on radiology operations French survey logs COVID-19's impact on radiologists COVID-19 CT dataset added to NCIA RSNA to offer webinar on COVID-19 disparities
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

September / October 2020 SkinDeep
Cause and Management of Mucosal Membrane Pressure Injuries An Advanced Tissue newsletter written by Carolyn Brown, BS, MEd, RN, ARM, CWSr, FACCWS Download Here The post September / October 2020 SkinDeep appeared first on Advanced Tissue.
Source: Advanced Tissue - September 24, 2020 Category: Dermatology Authors: AdvancedTissue Tags: Newsletter wound care pressure ulcers Pressure Injury Source Type: news

New paper outlines counties ' four main themes to guide social care reform, County Councils Network
The COVID-19 emergency has affected every facet of England ' s public services in a manner unseen in the post-war period. But nowhere has the impact of the pandemic been felt more greatly than within the Adult Social Care (ASC) sector. Whilst the plight of care homes affected by Coronavirus in particular has been tragic, the welcome legacy of this period is that the Government is now fully committed to finally tackling an issue that has gone unresolved for decades – the need for root and branch reform of our ASC system. Despite the haste to stabilise and improve the vulnerabilities that have been so cruelly exposed by th...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus continuing to mutate, study finds, as US cases rise
Experts believe virus is probably becoming more contagious but US study did not find mutations made it more lethal The Covid-19 virus is continuing to mutate throughout the course of the pandemic, with experts believing it is probably becoming more contagious, as coronavirus cases in the US have started to rise once again, according to new research.The new US study analyzed 5,000 genetic sequences of the virus, which has continued to mutate as it has spread through the population. The study did not find that mutations of the virus have made it more lethal or changed its effects, even as it may be becoming easier to catch, ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 24, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Lauren Aratani in New York Tags: Coronavirus outbreak US news Infectious diseases Science Medical research World news Source Type: news

Here’s What To Do If Someone Sneezes Or Coughs Near You
This expert tip could help you dodge potential COVID-19 particles from a sneeze or cough.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brighteon.social is EXPLODING in popularity as thousands of channels join new free speech alternative to Facebook and Twitter
(Natural News) We launched Brighteon.social in “beta” mode about a week ago, and it has exploded in popularity far beyond our expectations. Apparently, people are sick of being censored and shadowbanned on Twitter and Facebook. Brighteon.social allows you to speak freely. Post tweets, images, memes, short videos, short audio files or links to articles, etc....
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Project Support Officer (ITS)
Specifications: Full Time, Permanent  Salary: £30,000Location: London (preferably), Freiburg or CopenhagenApplication Closing Date: 6 October 2020 (At Midnight)This role is an exciting opportunity to use your experience as a Project Support Officer to make a difference in the field of health care research.  The Project Support Officer will provide project management support, co-ordination, and administrative support to the Head of IT Services and the ITS department.The role ’s responsibilities will include:Provide administrative support, as required, to the Head of IT Services and the ITS Management Team. For example:...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - September 24, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

The code: How genetic science helped expose a secret coronavirus outbreak
Workers at an Agri Star meatpacking plant in Iowa were left clueless as the coronavirus spread in their ranks. Genetic data held the answers.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sarah Kaplan Source Type: news

Untrol: post-truth and the new normal of post-normal science - Farrell KN.
The idea that there exists a natural relationship between intellectual freedom, legitimate political authority and enjoyment of a dignified life was central to the European Enlightenment and to the radical social change it inspired. This normative claim wa...
Source: SafetyLit - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Government must safeguard thousands of university jobs, say education unions   
The job retention scheme should be extended – or another wage support scheme put in its place – to support thousands of university staff, such as catering and security workers who face redundancy, education unions say today (Thursday). In a joint letter to higher education minister Michelle Donelan, UNISON, GMB, Unite, the University and College Union (UCU), and the Educational Institute of Scotland (EIS) also warn problems with the test and trace system pose real risks to the health of staff, students and local communities. Ahead of the Chancellor’s expected announcement on further measures to protect jobs later t...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 24, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Garfield Myrie Tags: News Press release furlough ruth levin university Source Type: news

AMVC Fall 2020: AI can improve efficiency, reduce stress
The second article in a two-part series on Dr. Eliot Siegel's presentation...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Will Medicare reimbursement propel radiology AI market? AMVC Fall 2020: AI can reshape radiology post-COVID-19 COVID-19 has major impact on radiology operations Practical Considerations of AI: Part 7 -- Economics AI reduces no-shows for MRI exams
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 24, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Rebuilding the Foundation of Rural Community Health after COVID-19
Blog post discusses how COVID-19 highlighted the existing cracks in rural America's community health system, including increased risk of facility closures, loss of services, low investment in public health, and maldistribution of health professionals. Recommends four policy changes that would rebuild the rural health system, focusing on new financing and delivery models, community engagement, local health planning, and regionalization of delivery systems.
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - September 24, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Older the person, higher the self-esteem: age differences in self-esteem in Japan
(Tokyo University of Science) Self-esteem, or the value one assigns oneself, changes through life. Studies from western countries report a decline in self-esteem post-60 years, but studies in Japan have not sufficiently explored this, owing to partial perspectives on self-esteem and not investigating people aged 70 and older. Now, a new study by Japanese researchers examines the relationship of self-esteem with age and presents an analysis of web-based surveys, expanding our understanding of self-esteem.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Trump attacks FDA plan for tougher standards on emergency vaccine approval as a ‘political move’
The president warned he may reject the proposal, hours after the Food and Drug Administration chief told senators that a vaccine decision will be free of political interference.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Goldstein Source Type: news

Missouri Gov. Parson, wife test positive for Covid-19
Gov. Mike Parson and his wife, Teresa Parson, both have tested positive for Covid-19, the governor's office said Wednesday. Missouri's first lady was tested Wednesday morning "out of an abundance of caution" after displaying minor symptoms, according to a statement. The governor then also was tested and received a positive result. All official and campaign events have been canceled until further notice for the governo r, who is seeking to retain his post in November's election. Mike Parson "feels…
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 23, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Diana Barr Source Type: news

Wild Brown Bear Tunnels Into The Alaska Zoo And Kills Popular Alpaca
The bear had been knocking over trash bins and breaking bear-proof latches before it got under the fence early Sunday.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 23, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Massive genetic study shows coronavirus mutating and potentially evolving amid rapid U.S. spread
The largest U.S. genetic study of the virus, conducted in Houston, shows one viral strain outdistancing all of its competitors, and many potentially important mutations.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chris Mooney Source Type: news

Dogs Are Performing COVID-19 Tests At Helsinki Airport
The Finnish canine coronavirus detectors can sense the virus by sniffing the neck sweat of travelers.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 23, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

What You Need To Know About ‘Silent’ COVID-19 Right Now
Asymptomatic individuals "may act as an essential driving force for the community spread of COVID-19."
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Here's What You Need To Know About 'Silent' COVID-19
Asymptomatic individuals "may act as an essential driving force for the community spread of COVID-19," according to researchers.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CMS Proposes a New Rule That Would Shift Many Procedures from High-Cost Inpatient Healthcare Settings to Lower-Cost Outpatient Ambulatory Surgical Centers
If the proposed rule becomes final, it may shift some inpatient medical laboratory testing away from hospital labs and to independent clinical laboratories Medical laboratories in hospitals and health systems already feel the pinch of less test orders originating from their own emergency departments (ED). Now, more tests associated with inpatient care might also shift […] The post CMS Proposes a New Rule That Would Shift Many Procedures from High-Cost Inpatient Healthcare Settings to Lower-Cost Outpatient Ambulatory Surgical Centers first appeared on Dark Daily.
Source: Dark Daily - September 23, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology ambulatory surgical center anatomic pathology ASC ASC Quality Reporting ASCQR ClearHealthCosts Clevela Source Type: news

Severe Donor Obesity Does Not Worsen Heart-Transplant Outcomes Severe Donor Obesity Does Not Worsen Heart-Transplant Outcomes
Transplantation of hearts from severely obese donors is not associated with worse post-transplant outcomes than when hearts from slimmer people are used, according to a study of United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) data.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - September 23, 2020 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

AMVC Fall 2020: AI can reshape radiology post-COVID-19
Artificial intelligence (AI) can help radiology navigate challenges related...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: COVID-19 has major impact on radiology operations Practical Considerations of AI: Part 7 -- Economics AI reduces no-shows for MRI exams How best can radiology 'appropriately consume' AI? Video from C-MIMI 2019: Dr. Eliot Siegel on clinical adoption of AI
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 23, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Is It OK To Record Your Therapy Sessions?
Want to revisit the mental health advice you got from your therapist? Here's what you should know about taping appointments.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to get started with changing your world
Last week I introduced you to the idea of Storming the Castle but I’d be the first to admit not everyone wants to change their own world let alone change THE world and these posts aren’t for those people. Instead they are for that small minority of people who do want to create change, whether it’s in their own life or whether it’s for the benefit of others and incidentally, as you’ll begin to see, those two things are not mutually exclusive. Many others who have come before me will tell you that it is a lonely road when you are storming a castle and it can feel a bit like you’re in a film, you know the...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - September 23, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Happiness change Source Type: news

Gene Therapy Clinical Trial for Mesothelioma Moving Forward
This study will compare the effectiveness of the drug against a control group receiving only the gemcitabine and celecoxib. Patients have a one-in-two chance of being randomly assigned to either the adenovirus treatment or the control group. Adenovirus-delivered interferon Alpha-2b is designed as a second- or third-line treatment for patients who have failed in earlier regimens. Patients who previously had aggressive mesothelioma surgery but whose tumors have since progressed would be eligible to enroll. Success at the phase III level would mark the culmination of 20 years of researching and fine tuning gene therapy for us...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - September 23, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Pathogenic bacteria leaks from Chinese state-owned vaccine plant, infects thousands
(Natural News) Thousands of residents in the city of Lanzhou, the capital of China’s northwest Gansu province, have been diagnosed with a highly infectious bacterial disease after exposure to contaminated fumes from a pharmaceutical facility. According to a Sept. 16 report by the South China Morning Post, health authorities announced that 3,245 people tested positive for...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A single-shot coronavirus vaccine from Johnson & Johnson will be tested in 60,000 people
The experimental vaccine is the fourth to enter the final stage of testing in the United States.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carolyn Y. Johnson Source Type: news

Some patients with post-COVID problems may need months of support from GPs
GPs must be ready to support patients with physical, psychological and social problems after COVID-19 infection over a recovery period that could last weeks or months, according to respiratory expert GP Dr Steve Holmes.
Source: GP Online News - September 23, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Clinical News Source Type: news

What Socializing Will Be Like This Fall And Winter During COVID-19
Here's what to expect with gatherings and activities over the colder months of the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts Predict What Socializing Will Be Like This Fall And Winter
Here's what to expect with gatherings and activities over the colder months of the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa at the Crossroads: Time to Abandon Failing Green Revolution
By Million Belay and Timothy A. WiseSTOCKHOLM, CAMBRIDGE (US), Sep 23 2020 (IPS) As COVID-19 threatens farming communities across Africa already struggling with climate change, the continent is at a crossroads. Will its people and their governments continue trying to replicate industrial farming models promoted by developed countries? Or will they move boldly into the uncertain future, embracing ecological agriculture? Million Belay It is time to choose. Africa is projected to overtake South Asia by 2030 as the region with the greatest number of hungry people. An alarming 250 million people in Africa now suffer from “un...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Million Belay and Timothy A. Wise Tags: Africa Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Food & Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Green Economy Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Halt post-disturbance logging in forests
(University of W ü rzburg) Please do not disturb: After forest fires, bark beetle infestations and other damage, the affected forests should not be cleared.
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 23, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Blog Post » Addressing the Crisis of Black Youth Suicide
In this message for National Suicide Prevention Month, Dr. Gordon describes NIMH ’ s efforts to address the rising rates of suicide in the U.S. among Black youth.
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - September 23, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Joshua Gordon Source Type: news

CDC Now Says COVID-19 Isn't Airborne Threat. Scientists Say That’s Wrong.
“The CDC is broken. Seriously broken,” said one health expert in response to the federal agency's reversal on the risk of airborne transmission.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 22, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

COVID-19: Analysis reveals heart-related side effects of hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine
In the analysis of real-world data from the Food and Drug Administration Adverse Events Reporting System, a global database of post-marketing safety reports, hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine were associated with higher rates of various cardiovascular problems, including life-threatening heart rhythm events, heart failure, and damage to the heart muscle itself (termed cardiomyopathy).
Source: The Economic Times - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Officiant At Superspreader Maine Wedding Is An Anti-Mask Evangelical
Pastor Todd Bell of Calvary Baptist Church has encouraged indoor singing, scorned masks, and cautioned against eventually using a COVID-19 vaccine.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 22, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

‘Where Are the Kids?’ School Is Back in Session, but Many Kindergarteners Are Missing
It didn’t take more than one day of virtual kindergarten for Ryan Greenberg’s 5-year-old daughter, Samantha, to break down in tears, begging to go back to regular school where she could see other kids face-to-face. “I’ll wear two masks,” she told him. But for Samantha, in Montclair, N.J., and for hundreds of thousands of other children across the country, school will continue to be remote for at least the first weeks of school due to the coronavirus pandemic. And while this school year has posed new challenges for students of all ages, it’s proving especially challenging for children ...
Source: TIME: Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Katie Reilly Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Source Type: news

What Is A 'Zombie' Tropical Storm?
A week after making landfall and fizzling out, Paulette is back ..."because 2020."
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 22, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Rising coronavirus case numbers in many states spur warning of autumn surge
After weeks of progress against the pandemic, 27 states are showing increases in infections.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Joel Achenbach Source Type: news

FDA poised to announce tougher standards for a covid-19 vaccine that make it unlikely one will be cleared by Election Day
The guidance is part of an effort to boost transparency and public trust as polls show many are skeptical a vaccine will be safe and effective.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Laurie McGinley Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: Trump falsely claims virus affects 'virtually' no young, as US nears 200,000 deaths
Trump claims Covid-19 only “really” affects people who have “other problems”;European stocks post worst fall in three months; UK cases pass 400,000;More than one in five Covid-19 deaths globally is in US. Follow the latest updatesUS nears 200,000 deaths‘Landmark moment’: 156 countries agree to vaccine allocation dealTaj Mahal reopens as coronavirus cases continue to rise in IndiaUK could see 200 deaths a day by November, warns chief medical officerUK coronavirus updates – live5.19amBSTAfter rescheduling her wedding three times this year, Nalan Altas was finally supposed to be getting married last weekend. Wit...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 22, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news US news UK news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

Cardiac MRI may be in order for college athletes after covid-19
Doctors performed MRIs on 26 student athletes, women and men who had recovered from the disease. Myocarditis was detected in four of the athletes.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Suicide attempts and self-inflicted injury among a national cohort of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury - Oni OA, Singh V, Sharma R, Sharma M, Sharma R, Oehlert M, Thakur H.
BACKGROUND: Suicide rates are on the rise globally. Many suicide completers are previous attempters. Risk identification of attempters will provide an opportunity for prompt and targeted intervention towards suicide prevention. The aim of this study was to...
Source: SafetyLit - September 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

COVID-19 Outbreak At SDSU Threatens San Diego’s Economic Recovery
The outbreak is large enough to mandate many local businesses close or restrict indoor operations.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 22, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news