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Le'Veon Bell the odd man out after Ravens promote Devonta Freeman
Baltimore promoted former Falcons and Giants running back Devonta Freeman from the practice squad to the active roster.
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Ravens promote Devonta Freeman to active roster
The Ravens are getting ready to put running back Devonta Freeman on the field. Freeman is being promoted from the practice squad to the...
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Fauci review – laudatory but lenient portrait of the US vaccine czar
Anthony Fauci ’s firmness in the face of Trump’s anti-scientific stance is rightly celebrated, but this documentary doesn’t fully examine his record on AidsRetirement age doesn ’t apply to the increasingly legendary Dr Anthony Fauci, who at 80 years old continues in US public life like a benign version of J Edgar Hoover, or maybe like a supreme court justice. This documentary from National Geographic gives him something like the Ruth Bader Ginsburg treatment. Fauci is th e director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, having taken up that post in 1984 and served under seven presidents (so f...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 16, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Peter Bradshaw Tags: Film Documentary films Anthony Fauci Coronavirus Aids and HIV Culture Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science Society US news World news Source Type: news
Let's Tok about sex - Fowler LR, Schoen L, Morain SR.
Social media is a central fixture of American adolescent life. TikTok, a video-sharing application (app), stands out as particularly popular, with over 80 million monthly active users in the United States--of which 32.5% are between the ages of 10-19. TikT...
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Class 2 Medicines Recall: SANTEN Oy IKERVIS 1 mg/mL eye drops, emulsion
SANTEN Oy (trading as Santen UK Limited) are recalling two batches of products as a precautionary measure due to detection of particles/crystals of the active pharmaceutical ingredient ciclosporin. F
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - September 15, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news
Risk Factors ID ’ d for Severe COVID - 19 in Children With Cancer
More than half of children and adolescents receiving active oncologic treatment had modifications to cancer - directed therapy
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 14, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Oncology, Pediatrics, Journal, Source Type: news
Towards a health-conscious transportation planning: a framework for estimating health impacts of active transportation at local level - Peng B, Erdo ğan S, Nasri AA, Zou Z.
Introduction The inter-relationship between physical activity and health is well-documented in transportation and public health literature. Nevertheless, health impacts are rarely considered in transportation planning processes due to the lack of a robust...
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news
Cannabis: evidently in dramatic misuse : a fine testimony to immoderation and profiteering - Frank A.
I read the article "Green Rush - Worse Than I feared?" With great interest. I am not particularly active as a pain therapist, but I worked in a quality pain therapy group until 2017, in which we have always expressed our extreme reluctance to prescribe...
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news
Women demonstrate lower markers of stress and oxidative stress during active shooter training drill - McAllister MJ, Martaindale MH.
It has been well documented that police officers are frequently engaged in a variety of high stress situations during their normal daily tasks, such as civilian encounters where force is needed or domestic violence situations, that cause significant increa...
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
UN day for democracy: taking action with Myanmar
Tomorrow, 15 September, marks the UN day for democracy. It’s a moment to review the state of democracy around the world and to encourage governments to strengthen their democratic institutions and processes. This year in particular marks a fragile point in the fight for democracy. Myanmar’s democracy has collapsed after 10 years of democratic process. In February, the military seized control, claiming widespread voter fraud after a landslide election victory by the National League for Democracy. The United Nations General Assembly is set to meet and decide the fate of Myanmar’s representation at the UN. Will the seat...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 14, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article News international Source Type: news
New guidelines urge chlamydia, gonorrhea screening for women 24 and younger
All sexually active women and pregnant people age 24 and younger should be screened for chlamydia and gonorrhea, according to new guidelines published Tuesday by JAMA.
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
The Real Toll Neighborhood Can Take on Active Life Expectancy The Real Toll Neighborhood Can Take on Active Life Expectancy
Dr William Hung reviews recent data on health disparities related to race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status among older adults.Medscape Family Medicine
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 14, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news
Exercise reduces long-term risk of anxiety disorders in men and women, study finds
A physically active lifestyle was associated with a 62% lower risk of anxiety disorder diagnoses among men and women in a study with the largest population size to date.
Source: PsycPORT.com - September 14, 2021 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news
Ramucirumab Shows Survival Benefits with Pleural Mesothelioma
Adding the drug ramucirumab to gemcitabine chemotherapy worked especially well in a recent clinical trial involving second-line treatment for patients with pleural mesothelioma. Ramucirumab, an immunotherapy drug also known by the brand name Cyramza, is a monoclonal antibody that works by targeting and restricting a protein that stimulates blood vessel growth within tumors. Impressive results in the phase II clinical trial moved the drug combination closer to filling the long-standing void for a second-line mesothelioma treatment. The Lancet Oncology recently published results of the study, which was conducted in ...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - September 13, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news
Nigeria: Covid-19 - Eight Die, As Nigeria Records 365 Cases Across Seven States, FCT
[Premium Times] The active cases in Nigeria now stands at 10,135 raising Nigeria's total infections to 199,151.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news
Written exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress symptoms and suicide risk: design and methodology of a randomized controlled trial with patients on a military psychiatric inpatient unit - Marx BP, Fina BA, Sloan DM, Young-McCaughan S, Dondanville KA, Tyler HC, Blankenship AE, Schrader CC, Kaplan AM, Green VR, Bryan CJ, Hale WJ, Mintz J, Peterson AL.
Studies of active duty service members have shown that military personnel who screen positive for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more than twice as likely to make a suicide attempt. Evidence-based PTSD treatments can reduce suicidal ideation; how...
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
ERLEADA ® (apalutamide) Oral Presentations Demonstrate Importance of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) as Key Efficacy Indicator and Show Strong Patient Adherence Rates
September 11, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data demonstrating robust prostate-specific antigen (PSA) response and strong adherence rates in patients with non-metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (nmCRPC) treated with ERLEADA® (apalutamide) in the real-world clinical setting. The strong PSA response was also seen in a separate post-hoc analysis that showed a correlation between rapid and deep PSA response and prolonged survival in both metastatic castration-sensitive prostate cancer (mCSPC) and nmCRPC. The post-hoc analysis also suppor...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 12, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Subcutaneous Vedolizumab Appears to Be Effective Maintenance Therapy in Crohn ' s Disease Subcutaneous Vedolizumab Appears to Be Effective Maintenance Therapy in Crohn ' s Disease
Subcutaneous vedolizumab appears to be an effective and safe maintenance therapy for some patients with moderate to severe active Crohn ' s disease, according to results of a phase-3 trial.Reuters Health Information
Source: Medscape Gastroenterology Headlines - September 10, 2021 Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news
Patient, staff empowerment and hand hygiene bundle improved and sustained hand hygiene in hospital wards
Conclusions: The ' HH Bundle ' of appointing HH champions, active reminders and feedback, patient education and empowerment, availability of hand moisturisers, tagging near-empty hand rub bottles together with hospital-wide initiatives including financial incentives and the ' Speak Up for Patient Safety ' campaign successfully improved the overall HH compliance to>90%. These interventions were highly reliable, sustained over 4 years and also reduced health-care-associated rotavirus infection rates.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
US soldiers sue federal agencies over military's COVID-19 vaccine requirements
(Natural News) Two active-duty staff sergeants of the United States Armed Forces filed a lawsuit against three federal agencies, challenging plans to require COVID-19 vaccinations among military troops, even those who have acquired natural immunity due to previous infection. The lead plaintiffs, Army Staff Sergeant Dan Robert, a drill sergeant at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and...
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
New Report Details 9/11 Health Effects on FDNY Firefighters
A recent report from the Fire Department of New York World Trade Center Health Program outlines the 9/11-related health effects firefighters are dealing with 20 years later. Approximately 410,000 first responders spent the days and weeks after 9/11 inhaling toxic materials as they helped save lives from the collapse of the Twin Towers. Almost 3,000 people died on Sept. 11, 2001, but in the 20 years since, another 4,343 survivors have died due to related health effects. FDNY has felt the impact of delayed illness, as well. While 343 FDNY firefighters died on 9/11, another 254 have died since then from 9/11-related dis...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - September 9, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news
Fecal Transplants: a New Treatment for IBD
Linda Ann Sasser has had ulcerative colitis since she was 20, but it wasn’t until May 2019, about 30 years later, that her condition hit a low point: not only did she have a major flare-up of chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but on top of it, she had Clostridioides difficile (or C. diff), a highly contagious bacterial infection that causes severe diarrhea and inflammation of the colon. “I became really, really sick with bloody diarrhea 30 times a day and chronic stomach pain,” Sasser says. While hospitalized for 12 days, she was given oral steroid medications, which didn’t help, then IV ste...
Source: TIME: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Stacey Colino Tags: Uncategorized Disease feature Source Type: news
John Harbaugh says 'there's a chance' Baltimore Ravens activate Le'Veon Bell for MNF opener
The Ravens are considering the possibility of elevating RB Le'Veon Bell from the practice squad to the active roster for Monday night's...
Source: Reuters: Health - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Identification and infection control of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales in intensive care units
Infections with multidrug-resistant organisms among patients in intensive care units (ICUs) are associated with high mortality. Among multidrug-resistant organisms, carbapenem-resistant Enterobacterales (CRE) harbor important pathogens for healthcare-associated infections, including pneumonia, bacteremia, and urinary tract infections. Risk factors for CRE colonization include underlying comorbid conditions, prior antibiotics exposure, prior use of healthcare facilities, device use, and longer ICU stay. The mortality rate due to invasive CRE infection is 22%-49%, and CRE colonization is associated with an approximately 10-f...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Infants Breathe Better When Pregnant Moms Exercise Infants Breathe Better When Pregnant Moms Exercise
Three-month-old infants born to mothers who were not physically active in pregnancy had lower lung function than children of more active mothers.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news
Campaign to help public get healthy
Public Health England (PHE) has launched the latest Better Health campaign to encourage adults across the nation to lose excess weight, eat more healthily and get active.
Source: NHS Networks - September 9, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news
A Number of Men May Stop Active Surveillance for Prostate Cancer
Transition to definitive treatment more likely for patients with additional accompanying medical conditions
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 8, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Internal Medicine, Oncology, Urology, Journal, Source Type: news
Janssen Demonstrates Commitment to Advancing Science and Innovation in the Treatment of Solid Tumors at ESMO Annual Congress
September 8, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that more than ten data presentations from its lung cancer, bladder cancer and prostate cancer portfolio and pipeline will be featured during the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Annual Congress 2021 virtual meeting, September 16–21. Further details about these data and the science Janssen is advancing will be made available throughout ESMO via the Janssen Oncology Virtual Newsroom.“With a diverse oncology portfolio and pipeline spanning bladder cancer, lung cancer and prostate cancer, Janssen...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news
Nigeria: Ogun Govt, Community Leader Differ On Cholera Fatalities
[Premium Times]"The only active case we have at the moment had been picked up on Sunday and he is going to be discharged tomorrow (Wednesday)."
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 8, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news
Sun Pharma forays into nutrition bar segment with launch of Revital NXT
"With increasing health-consciousness and active lifestyles, there has been a rising demand for on-the-go nutrition. Our newest product - Revital NXT bar, powered with Natural Ginseng - the same core ingredient that fuels Revital H, helps you stay active and ace life's demands on the go," Sun Pharma Consumer Healthcare Head Vidhi Shanghvi said in a statement.
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - September 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
NLM Technical Bulletin, Sep-Oct 2021, September 2021 SNOMED CT US Edition
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is pleased to announce the September 2021 US Edition of SNOMED CT is available for download. This release contains 501 new active concepts specific to the US Extension and also includes the SNOMED CT COVID-19 Related Content published in the July 2021 SNOMED CT International Edition.
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - September 7, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news
A Climate Change-Induced Landslide Is Wreaking Havoc on Denali National Park
For decades, the rangers at Denali National Park in Alaska were easily winning their battle against a slow-moving landslide underneath the park’s only road. Now, due in part to the effects of climate change, they are losing very badly. This summer, the National Parks Service has been frantically dropping 100 dump-trucks-worth of gravel every week on the top of the Pretty Rocks Landslide in an effort to keep up with its accelerating pace, which is the result of rapidly thawing permafrost in the country’s fastest-warming state. Two weeks ago, as the landslide hit unprecedented speed, causing the ground around it ...
Source: TIME: Science - September 7, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Andrew R. Chow / Denali, Alaska Tags: Uncategorized climate change Source Type: news
Do Some Cancer Drugs Protect Against COVID-19? Do Some Cancer Drugs Protect Against COVID-19?
Some cancer drugs, including mTOR/PI3K inhibitors and antimetabolites, appeared to be active against SARS-CoV-2 infection.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - September 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news
Community champions: a rapid scoping review of community champion approaches for the pandemic response and recovery
Community champions or health champions are active community members who draw on their local knowledge, skills and life experience to promote health and wellbeing or improve conditions in their local community. They address barriers to engagement and improve connections between services and disadvantaged communities. Many local areas have developed community champion programmes to help support their local coronavirus (Covid-19) response. This rapid scoping review pulls together and considers existing research evidence on community champion approaches, both from the UK and internationally. This includes research on previous...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Nigeria: Covid-19 - Nigeria Records Eight Deaths, 459 New Cases Sunday
[Premium Times] Nigeria's active cases have significantly reduced from roughly 17,000 about a week ago, to 8,429 on Sunday.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news
Tunneling a crosstown highway: a natural experiment testing the longitudinal effect on physical activity and active transport - Stappers NEH, Schipperijn J, Kremers SPJ, Bekker MPM, Jansen MWJ, de Vries NK, Van Kann DHH.
BACKGROUND: In the city of Maastricht in the Netherlands, a highway crossing several deprived neighborhoods was tunneled in 2016. The vacant space on top of this tunnel was redesigned and prioritized for pedestrians and cyclists. The aim of this study was ...
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news
A mediation model between self-esteem, anxiety, and depression in sport: the role of gender differences in speleologists - de la Torre-Cruz T, Luis-Rico I, di Giusto-Valle C, Escolar-Llamazares MC, Hortig üela-Alcalá D, Palmero-Cámara C, Jiménez A.
The scientific literature on mental health has found an association between physical activity and emotional wellbeing and recommends active leisure activities as a way of keeping stress under control. The purpose of this research study is to analyze the le...
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news
Pilot study to evaluate school safety zone built environment interventions - Rothman L, Ling R, Hagel BE, Macarthur C, Macpherson AK, Buliung R, Fuselli P, Howard AW.
BACKGROUND: School safety zones were created in 2017 under the City of Toronto's Vision Zero Road Safety Plan. This pilot study examined the effect of built environment interventions on driver speeds, active school transportation (AST) and dangerous drivin...
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
A comparison of work-rest models using a "breakpoint" analysis raises questions - Neumann WP, Motiwala M, Rose LM.
Designing sustainable cyclic work requires attention to both the workload amplitude as well as the duty cycle, the fraction of the work cycle with active workload, that therefore also defines the recovery phase of the cycle. A number of different approache...
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news
Effect of Metabolic Syndrome on WTC-Lung Disease Risk Examined
FRIDAY, Sept. 3, 2021 -- Firefighters who were on active duty on Sept. 11, 2001 (9/11) may be able to reduce their risk for World Trade Center-Lung Injury (WTC-LI), according to a study published online Sept. 2 in the American Journal of Respiratory...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 3, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Interventions for palliative symptom control in COVID19 patients, Cochrane Library
We found very low certainty evidence for the efficacy of pharmacological interventions for palliative symptom relief in COVID ‐19 patients. We found no evidence on the safety of pharmacological interventions or efficacy and safety of non‐pharmacological interventions for palliative symptom control in COVID‐19 patients. The evidence presented here has no specific implications for palliative symptom control in COVID‐ 19 patients because we cannot draw any conclusions about the effectiveness or safety based on the identified evidence. More evidence is needed to guide clinicians, nursing staff, and caregivers when trea...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 3, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
Technique Talk: Optimizing Protein Expression and Production
Learn how to efficiently produce large quantities of a biologically active protein.
Source: The Scientist - September 2, 2021 Category: Science Tags: Sponsored Webinars Source Type: news
Asthma, COPD Tied to Worse COVID-19 Outcomes
THURSDAY, Sept. 2, 2021 -- Patients with active asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at increased risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes, according to a study published online Aug. 10 in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Baxter to acquire US medical equipment group Hillrom for $12.4bn
Dealmaking in medical devices sector has been particularly active this year
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - September 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
Can we improve our neighbourhoods to be more physically active? Residents' perceptions from a qualitative urban health inequalities study - Rivera-Navarro J, Bonilla L, Gull ón P, González-Salgado I, Franco M.
The objective of our study was to identify neighbourhood factors which prevent and encourage physical activity, according to the residents' perspective. We used qualitative methods, conducting 37 semi-structured interviews and 29 focus groups. The main res...
Source: SafetyLit - September 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Active follow-up cost effective for detecting TB in chronic coughers
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - September 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news
Raiders ’ Carl Nassib Becomes First Openly Gay Player On Active NFL Roster
He is likely to become the first openly gay athlete to play a down in the league.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - August 31, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Graison Dangor, Forbes Staff Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news
New York Giants announce 53-man roster
The Giants today removed 28 players from their active roster to reach the NFL’s 53-man limit by the 4 p.m. deadline.
Source: Reuters: Health - August 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news
South Africa: Premier Alan Winde On Western Cape Covid-19 Cases As At 31 August 2021
[Govt of SA] As at 1pm on 31 August 2021, the Western Cape had 34 042 active COVID-19 infections, with a total number 493 404 COVID-19 cases to date and 441 032 recoveries.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news
Striving to Deliver Better Outcomes: Janssen to Showcase Commitment to Advancing Science for Genitourinary Cancers at AUA 2021
August 31, 2021 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today multiple company-sponsored presentations in prostate and bladder cancers will be highlighted at the virtual 2021 American Urological Association Annual Meeting (AUA 2021), September 10-13. “Janssen maintains a strong commitment to advancing innovation and new therapeutic options for patients with genitourinary malignancies. As the treatment of genitourinary cancers becomes more complex, we continue to work with urologists and their teams to improve outcomes for patients across the continuum of disease,” sai...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 31, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Our Company Source Type: news