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New Research Suggests Clinical Laboratory Blood Tests Could Fill A Void in Alzheimer ’s Disease Diagnoses
Studies presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference point to the p-tau217 protein as an especially useful biomarker Researchers disclosed a potentially useful biomarker for Alzheimer’s Disease at a major conference this summer. The good news for clinical laboratories is that the biomarker is found in blood. If further research confirms these early findings, medical […] The post New Research Suggests Clinical Laboratory Blood Tests Could Fill A Void in Alzheimer’s Disease Diagnoses first appeared on Dark Daily.
Source: Dark Daily - September 18, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Instruments & Equipment Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment Laboratory Management and Operations Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Management & Operations AAIC Alzheimer’s Association International Conf Source Type: news

Evidence-based vocational rehab practices raise employment rates after spinal cord injury
(Kessler Foundation) Evidence-based practices that are raising post-injury employment rates include the individualized placement support model of supported employment, and vocational resource facilitation (VRF), according to Dr. John O'Neill at Kessler Foundation. He cited gains seen with the implementation of VRF for newly injured individuals in a Craig H. Neilsen Foundation funded project. " Of the patients recruited during inpatient rehabilitation at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, 43% have returned to work, significantly exceeding national one-year post injury benchmarks ranging from 12% to 21%. "
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Trump contradicts health advisers on coronavirus vaccine timetable as death toll mounts
CDC Director Robert Redfield is the latest to run afoul of the president’s upbeat message in the runup to the Nov. 3 election.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anne Gearan Source Type: news

Vaccine companies reveal their study designs, even as Trump sows confusion
President Trump made claims about a potential coronavirus vaccine. Much depends on what happens, but here is what we can really expect.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Carolyn Y. Johnson Source Type: news

Jupiter And Its Moon Europa Shine In NASA's New Hubble Photo
Europa, which is smaller than our own moon, appears as a pale dot alongside its giant, color-streaked gas planet.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 17, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

More L.A. County reopenings could come in October if COVID-19 dip continues
If there is no post-Labor Day spike in COVID-19 cases and downward trends continue, L.A. County may move into a less restrictive tier in October.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Maura Dolan Source Type: news

September's normal increase in coughs and colds causing 'utter chaos' in post-lockdown Britain
Professor Carl Heneghan, a former doctor and now Oxford University researcher, said in Parliament's Science and Technology Committee today that coughs always spike in September.
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Evidence check: the medium and long-term sequelae of COVID-19, New South Wales Government COVID-19 Critical Intelligence Unit
Rapid review question: What are the medium- and long-term health sequelae of COVID-19 infection among survivors? In brief: General health sequelae • Symptoms commonly reported among recovered COVID-19 patients two to eight weeks after the onset of symptoms (or a positive COVID-19 test) include: fatigue, shortness of breath, muscle or joint pain, chest pain, cough, and insomnia and/or sleep disorders.(1-6) • A study of 202 confirmed COVID -19 patients with mild symptoms, found altered sense of smell or taste occurred in 18.6% of patients, feelings of being tired in 13.1%, problems breathing in 10.4% and muscle or joint ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is the coronavirus spreading silently among kids? Testing limits make it hard to tell.
Age limits at certain testing sites, the reduced prioritization of asymptomatic testing and children's trepidation about swabs could contribute to testing blind spots among kids.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Meryl Kornfield Source Type: news

PTSD May Be Tied to Greater Dementia Risk
THURSDAY, Sept. 17, 2020 -- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)may significantly increase the risk of dementia later in life, according to a new study. The researchers found that people with a history of PTSD were up to two times more likely to...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 17, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

COVID-19 – Possible Human Rights Crisis in Asia as Disparities Expected to Widen
The Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) is concerned by the societal socio-economic impact COVID-19 has created in the region, including the impact on employment and in unpaid care work, impact on health, including reproductive health services, and the impact of domestic violence during lockdowns. Credit: Bhuwan Sharma/IPS By Cecilia RussellJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Sep 17 2020 (IPS) The negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic is likely to be felt long after the COVID-19 health risk is resolved, a high-level meeting under the auspices of the Asian Population and Development Association (APDA), heard. ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cecilia Russell Tags: Aid Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Featured Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Trade & Investment Asian Population and Development Association (APDA) International Conference on P Source Type: news

Post-traumatic stress disorder in prison - Belet B, D'Hondt F, Horn M, Amad A, Carton F, Thomas P, Vaiva G, Fovet T.
PTSD is frequent in prison, with a lifetime prevalence of 17.8% among male inmates, and of 40.1% among female inmates. Despite those high rates, only a limited number of studies have been published about this disorder in the prison population, and PTSD is ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The impact of job loss on posttraumatic stress disorder among Asian Americans: 11-12 years after the World Trade Center attack - Huang D, Wang X, Kung W.
Adversities following disasters are associated with the delayed onset and persistence of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In the wake of the World Trade Center attack, a sizeable group of Asian Americans being directly exposed to the disaster had end...
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Xylitol pentanitrate - its characterization and analysis - Stark KAS, Gascooke JR, Gibson CT, Lenehan CE, Bonnar C, Fitzgerald M, Kirkbride KP.
Xylitol is a polyhydric alcohol that may be nitrated to form an explosive (xylitol pentanitrate or XPN). Consequently, forensic and first response personnel may encounter XPN in post-blast residues or as a bulk material. Despite this, key analytical data f...
Source: SafetyLit - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Momentum of unprecedented Chilean uprising stalled by COVID-19 pandemic
(Binghamton University) The uprising that erupted in fall 2019 in Chile against the post-dictatorship government may be diminished by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How To Create A Morning Routine That Reduces Anxiety
The self-care rituals you practice in the morning can improve your mental health for the rest of the day.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How To Create A Morning Routine That Reduces Anxiety And Stress
The self-care rituals you practice in the morning can improve your mental health for the rest of the day.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top health official says states need about $6 billion from Congress to distribute coronavirus vaccine
‘We need to get resources to states now,' warns CDC Director Robert Redfield.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lena H. Sun Source Type: news

La pandemia está alterando tu periodo
Muchas mujeres reportan saltarse periodos, tener ciclos más cortos o largos, y variaciones en el volumen en el flujo o en los dolores menstruales.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cara Rosenbloom Source Type: news

Fire, Flood, Smoke, Cyclones: The Climate Crisis Is Everywhere
"It's going to keep getting worse,” one climate scientist warned.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 16, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

CDC director says coronavirus vaccines won’t be widely available till the middle of next year
It will take months after approval for a vaccine to help control the pandemic, according to top public health official.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Goldstein Source Type: news

Top Trump health appointee taking medical leave after insurrection remarks
Michael Caputo will be gone for 60 days while his top aide, Paul Alexander, will leave HHS permanently, the agency said.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Yasmeen Abutaleb Source Type: news

Leveraging Research for Solution-driven Policymaking in the Era of COVID-19
By Sudip Ranjan Basu, Monica Das, Alexandra Boakes Tracy and Achim WennmannBANGKOK, Thailand, Sep 16 2020 (IPS) The United Nations has tasked the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Institute of Population and Public Health (CIHR-IPPH) to lead the research roadmap to identify priorities that will support an equitable global socio-economic recovery from COVID-19 within the broader framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As the world grapples with the impacts of COVID-19, identifying the research agenda and partnering with academic institutions and think tanks have become more essential than ever before. S...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sudip Ranjan Basu - Monica Das - Alexandra Boakes Tracy - Ac Tags: Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Yoga for COVID-19 and natural disaster related mental health issues: challenges and perspectives - Ransing R, Pinto da Costa M, Adiukwu F, Grandinetti P, Schuh Teixeira AL, Kilic O, Soler-Vidal J, Ramalho R.
The COVID-19 pandemic has placed the world at risk of an increased incidence of psychological distress and mental disorders (e.g., anxiety, fear, post-traumatic stress disorder) (Ransing et al., 2020; Smith et al., 2020; Tandon, 2020). Though prevention an...
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

NEC nominates Christina McAnea in general secretary election
UNISON’s NEC today voted to nominate Christina McAnea as their chosen candidate in the forthcoming general secretary election. The union’s current general secretary, Dave Prentis, retires from the post on 31 December 2020. Christina has worked for UNISON for over 25 years and is currently the union’s assistant general secretary for bargaining, negotiations and equality. Voting in the election is open to all eligible UNISON members and will take place from 28 October until 27 November. More information on the general secretary 2020 election is available online. The article NEC nominates Christina McAnea in general se...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 16, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article general secretary election NEC Source Type: news

PTSD may double risk of dementia, new analysis finds
People who experience post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be twice as likely to have dementia later in life, according to a new study -- a finding with important implications for the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Most (And Least) Risky Activities For Spreading COVID-19
How do parties compare to gyms? How does going to the doctor compare to a restaurant? This chart from the UK breaks it all down.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pandemic isolation has killed thousands of Alzheimer’s patients while families watch from afar
Beyond the staggering U.S. deaths from the coronavirus, 13,200 more people than expected have died from Alzheimer’s and dementia since the pandemic started. Doctors say isolation has killed many of them. From the doorway of a nursing home, one man fights to save his wife.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: William Wan Source Type: news

Namibia: Health Minister Shangula Warns Against Covid-19 Vaccine 'Fake News'
[New Era] Health minister Dr Kalumbi Shangula yesterday cautioned the public to be wary against falling for "untruths and fake narratives" after a post suggested on social media that government was carrying out mandatory vaccination against the virulent pandemic.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Impact of COVID-19 on Women and Children
Mary RobinsonBy Mary RobinsonDUBLIN, Sep 16 2020 (IPS) The impacts of crises are never gender-neutral and COVID-19 is no exception. The pandemic has resulted in increased rates of violence against women and has exacerbated challenges in accessing justice. Women are losing their livelihoods faster than men. Millions of women are assuming disproportionate responsibility for caregiving. Many women have found themselves unable to access contraception and other sexual and reproductive health services. UN experts predict that as many as 13 million more child marriages could take place over the next 10 years because of COVID-19 ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mary Robinson Tags: Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Inequity Peace TerraViva United Nations Women in Politics Women's Health Source Type: news

Guidance - Rabies risk in terrestrial animals by country
The country or animal risks as assessed by PHE for use in post-exposure risk assessments. They incorporate the presence or absence of rabies in domestic and wild animals, surveillance systems in place and consideration of UK traveller behaviour
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maine wedding ‘superspreader’ event is now linked to seven deaths. None of those people attended.
The nuptials have been linked to more than 175 reported coronavirus infections and also to the deaths of seven people, the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Meryl Kornfield Source Type: news

PTSD could raise the risk of dementia, study suggests
SUFFERING from post-traumatic stress disorder can double the risk of dementia, a study reveals today.
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why do hospital germs bind more strongly to certain surfaces than to others?
(Saarland University) Multiresistant bacteria are a serious problem in hospital and healthcare environments. By forming a biofilm, these pathogens can colonize door handles and light switches and their presence on medical implants can lead to serious cases of post-operative infection. A team of physicists at Saarland University has now shown why hospital germs adhere strongly to surfaces from which water simply rolls off, but bind so poorly to surfaces that are easily wetted by water.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

California Church Caves To Public Health Orders After Racking Up Over $100,000 In Fines
Pastor Jack Trieber said that he has decided to stand aside and let God lead the fight to reopen North Valley Baptist Church and other churches.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 16, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

California Church Caves To Public Health Orders After Racking Up Over $100,00 In Fines
Pastor Jack Trieber said that he has decided to stand aside and let God lead the fight to reopen North Valley Baptist Church and other churches.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 16, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

Individual EUAs for Molecular Diagnostic Tests for SARS-CoV-2
This table includes information about authorized SARS-CoV-2 molecular diagnostic tests. These EUAs have been issued for each individual test with certain conditions of authorization required of the manufacturer and authorized laboratories. (Source: FDA.gov) Visit our Lab Resource Center. The post Individual EUAs for Molecular Diagnostic Tests for SARS-CoV-2 first appeared on Dark Daily.
Source: Dark Daily - September 15, 2020 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Jude Tags: Laboratory News Laboratory Operations Laboratory Pathology Precision Medicine EUAs molecular diagnostic testing SARS-CoV-2 Source Type: news

New York City’s shutdown reduced spread of coronavirus by 70 percent, study finds
Masks also played a big role in curbing the spread. But the research suggests that people don’t always wear masks consistently, or even correctly.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paulina Firozi Source Type: news

Parliament nod to Bill for giving 'national importance' tag to Gujarat Ayurveda institutes
Lok Sabha has already approved the bill in the last session, in which three Jamnagar, Gujarat-based institutes -- Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Gulabkunwerba Ayurveda Mahavidyalaya and Institute of Ayurveda Pharmaceutical Sciences --would be conglomerated.
Source: The Economic Times - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Top HHS official apologizes for incendiary remarks accusing colleagues of ‘sedition’
Michael Caputo signaled the possibility of a departure, telling staff members he was considering a medical leave.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Yasmeen Abutaleb Source Type: news

Rhode Island professor finds “nothing wrong” with murdering Trump supporters from a “moral perspective”
(Natural News) In a blog post he wrote, University of Rhode Island professor Erik Loomis defended the killing of Trump supporter Aaron Danielson by Antifa Michael Reinoehl. Danielson was murdered in August amid conflicts between Black Lives Matter protesters and Trump supporters in Portland. Later, Reinoehl was killed by U.S. Marshals when they attempted to...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus kills far more Hispanic and Black children than White youths, CDC study finds
More than 75 percent of children dying from covid-19 are minorities, a finding that echoes disproportionate death rates among adults.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: William Wan Source Type: news

Scientific American Makes First Political Endorsement In 175 Years
“[Trump's] administration has been even worse for science than we feared,” Scientific American Editor-in-Chief Laura Helmuth told HuffPost.
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - September 15, 2020 Category: Science Source Type: news

There Was A College Mental Health Crisis Before COVID-19. Now It May Be Worse.
The pandemic is increasing anxiety and depression among young adults. Here's what can be done about it.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Have you ever ‘ Stormed a Castle ’ and created massive change?
Have you ever got to a point and thought ‘enough is enough, something has to change’? If you have then you have arrived at the castle gates; what you then need to decide is whether you are going to Storm the Castle, issue the challenge and be the change you want to see, or whether you’re going to pass by, unnoticed in the crowd. Everything in the world that we know from the table you might be sitting at or the web you are surfing has been created originally from the mind of one man or woman. Every revolution, from the big to the small, stems from just one person’s willingness to Storm a Castle. They all do this...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - September 15, 2020 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Happiness 3 principles change inspiration Source Type: news

Interventions for adults with a history of complex traumatic events: the INCiTE mixed-methods systematic review
Psychological interventions were effective and acceptable at post-treatment for reducing PTSD symptoms, depression and anxiety in people with complex trauma, but the quality of the evidence was low or unclear.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mapping the worldwide spread of the coronavirus
In the months since the outbreak of a new coronavirus was first reported in China late last year, millions of people have contracted it globally, with cases reported in nearly every country in the world.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chris Alcantara Source Type: news

Government mass killing and post-conflict domestic trials - Kim NK, Uzonyi G.
Why do some countries implement trials to punish perpetrators of state-sponsored mass killing during civil war? A common explanation is that domestic and international demand for justice pressures the government to implement trials. However, this demand is...
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Oregon fire officials prepare for "mass fatality" event – do they know something we don't?
(Natural News) It is now being reported that Oregon Fire Marshal Jim Walker has officially resigned from his post after being placed on administrative leave due to the state’s alleged mishandling of the wildfires. We have since learned that Walker will be succeeded by Chief Deputy Mariana Ruiz-Temple, who will oversee what some state officials...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Young NYC protesters arrested for rioting lead lives of wealth and privilege
(Natural News) There has been a lot of talk about white privilege and the systemic racism it supposedly causes as the reason behind so many of the protests taking place lately, so it was pretty ironic to see the mug shots of a group of rioters recently released by the police. The New York Post...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news