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Young People are Key to a Nicotine-free Future: Five Steps to Stop them Smoking
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post Young People are Key to a Nicotine-free Future: Five Steps to Stop them Smoking appeared first on Inter Press Service.
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Global Headlines Health Source Type: news

Health Ranger calls on all Americans to withdraw CONSENT from rigged 2020 election outcomes as Big Tech has crushed free speech, the pillar of democracy and the "freedom to think"
(Natural News) As excited as many Americans probably are about pulling the lever for Donald Trump again this fall, the prospect of wide-scale voter fraud is really putting a damper on things. Of pressing concern is the sudden push for mail-in voting in response to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19). Many Democrats claim this is the...
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wikipedia co-founder: Site’s neutrality is ‘dead’ thanks to leftist bias
(Natural News) Larry Sanger, the co-founder of Wikipedia, published a blog post this month declaring that the online encyclopedia’s “neutral point of view” policy is “dead” due to the rampant left-wing bias of the site. Noting the article on President Donald Trump, Sanger contrasted its extensive coverage of presidential scandals with the largely scandal-free article on former...
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 31, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Lockdown - Kaduna Govt Eases Restriction On Farmers
[Daily Trust] The Kaduna State Government, says farmers across the state are free to access their farms in spite of the restrictions of movement occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 31, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Addition of Cediranib to Olaparib Fails to Induce Superior PFS in Platinum-Censitive Ovarian Cancer
A phase III study using cediranib and olaparib to treat recurrent platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer did not meet its primary endpoint of progression-free survival but did produce comparable activity to standard of care platinum-based chemotherapy treatment.
Source: CancerNetwork - May 31, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Matthew Fowler Source Type: news

Psychological distress after the Great East Japan Earthquake: two multilevel 6-year prospective analyses - CORRIGENDUM - Goodwin R, Sugiyama K, Sun S, Aida J, Ben-Ezra M.
An error was made in the original paper. Prevalence of MMI and SMI for the complete sample should be as follows:20.9% of respondents reported indications of moderate mental illness in wave 1 (2011; n=969) declining to 14.2 14.2% at wave 6 (2016; n=2263); 1...
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

South Africa: Young People Are Key to a Nicotine-Free Future - Five Steps to Stop Them Smoking
[The Conversation Africa] Tobacco use kills more than 8 million people each year. Most adult smokers start smoking before the age of 20. This implies that if one can get through adolescence without smoking, the likelihood of being a smoker in adulthood is greatly reduced.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

The free 'John Williams: Maestro of the Movies' concert: Your weekend must-watch
Pacific Symphony presents a virtual salute to film composer John Williams. Here's how you can watch on demand.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Cooper Source Type: news

"They don't want to come back to work" - Restaurant blames CARES Act for labor shortage
(Natural News) One of the great tragedies in America today is that of the CARES Act, which included a $1,200 stimulus check and an additional $600 weekly payment for the unemployed, has given millions of Americans their first real taste of socialism, that is the sweet taste of the forbidden fruit of free of money. (Article by Tyler Durden republished from...
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Africa: 'Africa's Free Trade Area and Integration Will Help Silence the Guns'
[Africa Renewal] Leading Experts On Africa's Development Have Said That the Speed and Scope of the Continent's Post-COVID-19 Recovery Will Depend On the Effective Implementation of the African Continental Free Trade (AfCFTA).
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 30, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Amir Goldkorn, MD Discusses Baseline CTC Count as a Prognostic Marker of PSA Response and Progression in mCSPC
Baseline CTC counts were shown to be strong indicators for subsequent therapy response and 2-year progression-free survival.
Source: CancerNetwork - May 30, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Amir Goldkorn, MD Source Type: news

Relive your UCLA glory days for free with the first virtual Spring Sing concert
UCLA's annual Spring Sing talent show, which launched the careers of Maroon 5 and Sara Bareilles, is going virtual this year. Here's how you can watch it.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christi Carras Source Type: news

Watch a Real-Time Simulation of How Well Social Distancing at the Beach Actually Works to Contain COVID-19
When Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced the tentative reopening of Virginia Beach for Memorial Day, he warned antsy residents that, if they didn’t abide by new restrictions such as social distancing and limits on group activities to mitigate the risk of new COVID-19 infections, he wouldn’t hesitate to re-close the area. He’s not alone. Coastline municipalities around the country are now instituting or contemplating similar liberties. To test how feasible it is for public spaces to reopen to those restless from weeks of stay-at-home orders, we’ve built a simulation. It uses the real-world coor...
Source: TIME: Health - May 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chris Wilson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

COVID MyStudies Application (App)
FDA is making its MyStudies app available to investigators as a free platform to obtain informed consent securely from patients for eligible clinical trials when face-to-face contact is not possible or practical due to COVID-19 control measures.
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 29, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

FDA ’s MyStudies Application (App) Technical Background
FDA is making its MyStudies app available to investigators as a free platform to obtain informed consent securely and remotely.
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - May 29, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Health Ranger calls for suspending 2020 elections until free speech is restored in America - "fair and free elections" impossible under Big Tech censorship
(Natural News) Online censorship of free speech has crescendoed to such a degree that the very integrity of the 2020 presidential election is now at stake. This is the warning of Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, who is now calling on the election to be temporarily suspended until the First Amendment is once again restored...
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Facebook's "oversight board" is a complete joke when the social media giant is blacklisting entire PLATFORMS of content to try to force censorship of just one video
(Natural News) The social media crackdown on free speech has escalated once again with the implementation of a new “oversight board” at Facebook that, as you may have noticed, no longer allows the sharing of any content from Natural News or Brighteon – including through Messenger. Also known as Facebook’s “supreme court,” this far-left governing...
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GOP lawyer fights California governor on stay-at-home orders
The Republican lawyer leading the fight against California's stay-at-home orders has a long history of taking on free speech and civil rights cases
Source: ABC News: Health - May 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Updated data demonstrate Roche ’s Alecensa increases overall survival rate for people with ALK-positive non-small cell lung cancer
Basel, 29 May 2020 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today presented updated data from the pivotal phase III ALEX study, showing an increased five-year survival rate with Alecensa ® (alectinib), compared with crizotinib, in people living with anaplastic lymphoma kinase (ALK)-positive non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). These data confirm the longer-term efficacy of Alecensa already demonstrated across three phase III clinical trials. Full findings were presented at the ASCO2 0 Virtual Scientific Programme, on 29 May 2020.“These data further support Alecensa as the standard of care for people with metastatic ALK-posit...
Source: Roche Investor Update - May 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Combined cediranib and olaparib presents similar activity to standard of care treatment
(NRG Oncology) Results of the NRG Oncology phase III clinical trial NRG-GY004 indicated that the addition of the investigational agent cediranib to olaparib and standard platinum-based chemotherapy did not improve progression-free survival (PFS) outcomes for women with platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer;, however, activity between the treatments were similar in patients.
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 29, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Trastuzumab combined with trimodality treatment does not improve outcomes for patients
(NRG Oncology) Results of the NRG Oncology clinical trial RTOG 1010 indicated that the addition of the monoclonal antibody trastuzumab to neoadjuvant trimodality treatment did not improve disease-free survival (DFS) outcomes for patient with HER2 overexpressing local and locally advanced esophageal adenocarcinoma.
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 29, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Addition of Selinexor to Bortezomib, Dexamethasone Improves Responses in Myeloma
The addition of selinexor, a selective inhibitor of nuclear export, to bortezomib and dexamethasone improved progression-free survival across all subgroups in a study of pretreated patients with multiple myeloma.
Source: CancerNetwork - May 29, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Beth Fand Incollingo Source Type: news

Final Data Analysis Supports Tivozanib as Superior Treatment for Patients With RCC
When compared with sorafenib, tivozanib showed improved progression-free survival, and a more manageable safety profile for patients with relapsed or refractory metastatic renal cell carcinoma.
Source: CancerNetwork - May 29, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Kevin Wright Source Type: news

Algorithm Matches Pediatric Patients with Cancer to Precision Medicines
Utilizing data from the INFORM registry, researchers were able to identify high level priority targets in pediatric patients with cancer utilizing an algorithm that matched them to targeted treatments extending their progression-free survival time and showing the feasibility of this program in a real-world setting.
Source: CancerNetwork - May 29, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Conor Killmurray Source Type: news

Carfilzomib Triplet Therapy Shows Inferior PFS in Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma
Carfilzomib combined with lenalidomide and dexamethasone failed to improve progression-free survival, compared with the current standard of care triplet of bortezomib, lenalidomide, and dexamethasone, in patients with newly diagnosed multiple myeloma.
Source: CancerNetwork - May 29, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Jessica Skarzynski Source Type: news

University of Washington launches online training for contact tracing to fight COVID-19
(University of Washington) To provide training for the expanding workforce of contact tracers, the University of Washington's Northwest Center for Public Health Practice created the free, online course Every Contact Counts to support public health agencies -- including smaller, rural public health districts and tribal health departments -- to help their existing and growing workforce in the art and science of conducting a contact-tracing interview.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Immunotherapy for bowel cancer could change clinical practice
(University College London) A large international trial involving UCL and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) has found that pembrolizumab, a form of immunotherapy, more than doubled the 'progression free survival' time of patients with a specific subtype of advanced bowel cancer, when compared with chemotherapy.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Considerations for the Next Wave of COVID-19 Development, Upcoming...
In this free webinar, the featured speakers will discuss important study design considerations and predictors, biomarkers and virology endpoints to consider. Attendees will learn about what the...(PRWeb May 29, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/considerations_for_the_next_wave_of_covid_19_development_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17155027.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The Changing Face of Immuno-Oncology Development, Upcoming Webinar...
In this free webinar, clinical and oncology experts will discuss challenges to consider when pursuing immuno-oncology development, including complexity in trial design, competition for patients and...(PRWeb May 29, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/the_changing_face_of_immuno_oncology_development_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17155053.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 29, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CVS, Nuro to test driverless prescription delivery in Houston area
CVS Health Corp and unmanned vehicle delivery Nuro in June will start testing a service that drops prescriptions and other essentials free of charge to some customers in the Houston area, the companies said on Thursday.
Source: Reuters: Health - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

COVID-19 in People With Multiple Sclerosis COVID-19 in People With Multiple Sclerosis
Dr Heather Wilson, consultant neurologist at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, explains how COVID-19 affects people with multiple sclerosis and discusses whether their treatment should be adjusted until the risk level abates.Medscape
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None ReCAP Guidance Source Type: news

Malawi: Old Mutual Gives U.S.$34 Million Life Insurance Cover to COVID-19 Frontline Health Workers
[Nyasa Times] Old Mutual has given K25 billion worth of free life cover for 25, 000 Covid-19 frontline workers as the number of coronavirus cases in the country rise steadily.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 28, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

To Mothers Struggling with Addiction: You Are Not Alone
I had an idyllic childhood. I was a cheery kid with great parents, raised in a wonderful neighborhood, always cared for and never wanted for anything. When people hear this background from someone whose addiction was so strong that they planned their methamphetamine use around their pregnancy, it can be hard to reconcile. There is no blueprint for addiction; this disease has no face. Not one person in my life would have guessed I’d be homeless with multiple DUIs, totaled a number of vehicles, and would have my son taken away by authorities twice before his second birthday, but it happened. And despite how absurd it may s...
Source: Psych Central - May 28, 2020 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Karen McGinnis Tags: Addictions Parenting Substance Abuse Addiction Recovery custody Methamphetamines Motherhood Source Type: news

The New Normal of Workplace Safety
Just a couple of short months ago, workplace safety was a familiar concept. The potential hazards — exposure to chemicals, proximity to machinery, ladders, and so forth — and the preventive measures implemented by employers were straightforward and well-understood. What does that look like in the COVID-19 era? Social distancing . . . temperature checks . . . obsessive hand washing . . . face masks and shields . . . double and triple shifts to comply with strict capacity requirements. And that bulletin board where the company proudly touted the number of days without a workplace injury? N...
Source: MDDI - May 28, 2020 Category: Medical Devices Tags: Business Source Type: news

Celebrate Shavuot with Carl Reiner, Jill Soloway: Your quarantine must-watch of the day
Celebrate the Jewish holiday of Shavuot with a free all-night festival
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Cooper Source Type: news

Kindness in the age of COVID-19
Despite the overwhelming nature of COVID-19, people have been stepping up to support their friends and their communities. Here are some heartwarming UNISON members’ experiences of kindness during the coronavirus pandemic. Alison Hann says: “Our branch welfare officer, Aly Thornton, sent small gifts to each member of her work team. “It really lifted spirits and she did it anonymously, so the gift kept giving as people tried to guess who the mystery gift giver was. “So kind, so thoughtful.” Craig Stevens from Telford explains that “the school I work in has been giving us free lunches while we are in school look...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - May 28, 2020 Category: Food Science Authors: Janey Starling Tags: Article coronavirus Covid-19 Source Type: news

Durvalumab Phase III Trial Could Change Mesothelioma Care
An international, much-anticipated phase III clinical trial that could change standard-of-care treatment for patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma will open soon, pending COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. The randomized trial will be studying the effectiveness of the immunotherapy drug durvalumab (Imfinzi) when used in combination with chemotherapy drugs pemetrexed (Alimta) and cisplatin for mesothelioma. Opening dates may vary by center because of the COVID-19 pandemic that has slowed or stalled clinical trials everywhere. Durvalumab produces an antibody that helps a patient’s own immune system kill tumor cells by...
Source: Asbestos and Mesothelioma News - May 28, 2020 Category: Environmental Health Authors: Fran Mannino Source Type: news

Reproductive Rights of Women and Girls Under Lockdown
Protest against anti-abortion law in Opole, Poland. Credit: Iga Lubczańska. By External SourceBEIRUT / GENEVA, May 28 2020 (IPS) Health systems around the world are prioritising health care services and equipment to treat people diagnosed with Covid-19, which means that many procedures deemed to be elective and non-essential are being suspended or simply not provided. Abortion, for instance, has been categorised as a non-essential health service by some States, while others have removed certain restrictions to accessing abortion. To find out more about the current state of women and girls’ reproductive rights, and how a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Gender Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Music Might Help Soothe Ailing Hearts
THURSDAY, May 28, 2020 -- Music influences people ' s heart rates, and one piece of music will affect individuals ' hearts differently, a new, small study shows. The findings could lead to novel, drug-free treatments for such conditions as high blood...
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 28, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Questions raised over hydroxychloroquine study which caused WHO to halt trials for Covid-19
Exclusive:Australian researchers query origin of data used for Lancet study, but stress there is no evidence drug is a safe or effective treatment•Sign up for Guardian Australia ’s daily coronavirus email•Download the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsQuestions have been raised by Australian infectious disease researchers about a study published in the Lancet which prompted the World Health Organization to halt global trials of the drug hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19.Thestudy published on Friday found Covid-19 patients who received the malaria drug were dying at higher rates and expe...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - May 28, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Melissa Davey Tags: Medical research Coronavirus outbreak Health Australia news World Health Organization Infectious diseases New South Wales Victoria Source Type: news

Modeling free-flow speed variations under adverse road-weather conditions: case of cold region highways - Yasanthi RGN, Mehran B.
This study investigates driver behavior with respect to variations in desired driving speed under adverse road-weather conditions and explores the impacts of applying different data treatment methods in modeling such variations. The study site is located i...
Source: SafetyLit - May 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Carfilzomib does not improve outcomes in newly diagnosed myeloma compared to bortezomib
(ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research Group) The combination of carfilzomib, lenalidomide, and dexamethasone (KRd) did not improve progression-free survival in patients with newly diagnosed myeloma absent a high-risk disease prognosis, compared with the standard of care -- bortezomib, lenalidomide, and dexamethasone (VRd). The data from a planned interim analysis for the ENDURANCE (E1A11) randomized phase three trial will be presented at the ASCO 2020 plenary. KRd had more severe cardiac, pulmonary, and renal toxicities. Neuropathy was more common among those receiving VRd.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Morgridge joins online COVID-19 discussion with Fearless Science webinar series
(Morgridge Institute for Research) The Morgridge Institute for Research will broadcast a free webinar lecture on Tuesday, June 2 to offer insight on the basic science behind the COVID-19 pandemic, the state of virology research at Morgridge, and how that research will provide new ways to combat emerging viral threats.
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 28, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Osimertinib Improves Disease-Free Survival in Patients with EGFR-Mutated Advanced NSCLC
Phase III data, presented at the 2020 ASCO Virtual Scientific Program, showed that treatment with osimertinib dramatically improved disease-free survival compared to placebo for patients with EGFR-mutated advanced NSCLC.
Source: CancerNetwork - May 28, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Matthew Fowler Source Type: news

Phase III KEYNOTE-177 Study of Pembrolizumab Doubles PFS in MSI-H/dMMR mCRC
Front-line therapy with pembrolizumab doubled progression-free survival versus chemotherapy in patients with microsatellite instability-high or mismatch repair deficient metastatic colorectal cancer.
Source: CancerNetwork - May 28, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Hannah Slater Source Type: news

Yes, your dog wants to rescue you
(Arizona State University) Imagine you're a dog. Your owner is trapped in a box and is crying out for help. Are you aware of his despair? If so, can you set him free? And what's more, do you really want to? That's what Joshua Van Bourg and Clive Wynne wanted to know when they gave dogs the chance to rescue their owners.
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 28, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Digital Biomarkers and Neurodegenerative Disorders, Upcoming Webinar...
In this free webinar, the featured speakers will give an overview of current devices supporting monitoring and treatment of neurodegenerative disorders. They will discuss newly available digital...(PRWeb May 28, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/digital_biomarkers_and_neurodegenerative_disorders_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17152209.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COVID-19 Product Development and Clinical Trials: Considerations from...
In this free webinar, the featured speakers will discuss how to accelerate product development for COVID-19 during different stages: idea/concept, re-purposing, rapid authorization, niche trials and...(PRWeb May 28, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/covid_19_product_development_and_clinical_trials_considerations_from_european_regulatory_perspectives_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17152239.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 28, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Facebook blacklists free speech video platform to silence humanitarian voices of pioneering women - TAKE ACTION
(Natural News) Brighteon.com is a popular, independent video platform that features humanitarian free speech videos including those of pioneering women like Dr. Judy Mikovits and Chinese freedom leader Jennifer Zeng. As part of its war against courageous women who dare to challenge the status quo, Facebook has now blacklisted all links from Brighteon.com and NaturalNews.com...
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news