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One Year After EU FMD Compliance: What Issues Need to be Addressed?,...
In this free webinar, the speakers will give an overview of the EU FMD, discuss how it is working and what it has and hasn’t improved so far. They will address how the Jennason alert manager can help...(PRWeb April 13, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/one_year_after_eu_fmd_compliance_what_issues_need_to_be_addressed_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17041155.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Conducting Clinical Trials During COVID-19 Through Patient-Centric...
In this free webinar, the speakers will discuss alternative site solutions to keeping trials moving forward during the COVID-19 pandemic. They will touch on approaches to prevent delays in therapies...(PRWeb April 13, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/conducting_clinical_trials_during_covid_19_through_patient_centric_approaches_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17042423.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 13, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

RV owners letting medical workers isolating from their families quarantine in unused campers
Doctors, nurses and other hospital staff are often afraid to go home and risk infecting their loved ones. Now, a Facebook group is connecting medical workers with RV owners who are renting out their campers for free to medical workers who want to isolate themselves from their families. Mireya Villarreal reports.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SC may modify order on Covid tests by pvt labs, only Ayushman card holders eligible right now
The government, through Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, suggested this to the court. A scheme, he said, can be formulated for other BPL (Below Poverty Line) categories, opposing any move to make it free for those who can afford it. The court had ordered all private labs to make the test free on lines with government labs which are conducting the tests free.
Source: The Economic Times - April 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Airtel, Apollo Hospitals unveil AI-based customer tool to assess Covid-19 risks
Apollo 24/7, the digital arm of Apollo Hospitals Group, on Monday launched a free digital self-assessment test on the Sunil Mittal-led telco ’s Airtel Thanks app that will allow Airtel customers to check their Covid19 risk profile. The test allow users to do this by answering a few questions.
Source: The Economic Times - April 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How long will Australia have social distancing? I'm an epidemiologist and the truth is, nobody knows | Meru Sheel
There is no perfect answer to controlling this pandemic – these lockdowns are not a tested health measureSign up for Guardian Australia ’s daily coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsYesterday I had a good day, but today I am missing my family.This is how many of my friends and I have been feeling over the past few weeks. In every part of the world, many of us have been disconnected from our families and friends – some live in the same city and might be reducing the risk of exposure to their elderly ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 12, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Meru Sheel Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Epidemics Infectious diseases Science Australia news Source Type: news

Judge rules ICE must allow detainees free, private calls with attorneys during pandemic
The decision came after the ACLU and others argued that it was virtually impossible for detainees at ICE's Adelanto facility to confer in private with their attorneys amid the coronavirus outbreak.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Stiles Source Type: news

Wuhan celebrates its ‘liberation’ as Covid-19 lockdown ends
The people of the city where the first virus was first detected are taking their first cautious steps outside after being confined for three monthsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageWuhan ends lockdown - in picturesLast week the city of Wuhan celebrated the end of its nearly three-month lockdown. Flower beds and trees were planted in parks across from hospitals previously overwhelmed with panicked and sick patients. The streets have been scrubbed clean.Before midnight last Wednesday, when restrictions barring people from leaving the city were officially lifted, state news outlets sent drones into...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 11, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Lily Kuo in Wuhan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak China Infectious diseases Science World news Asia Pacific Source Type: news

FDA, FTC hit Alex Jones (InfoWars) with warnings over coronavirus claims related to silver products... is it time to challenge the FDA's speech tyranny?
(Natural News) Both the FDA and the FTC are on the warpath, issuing strong warning letters to several companies they say are promoting silver products as treatments or cures for coronavirus (covid-19). In just the last two days, both InfoWars (Free Speech Systems, LLC) and Genesis II Church of Health and Healing have been hit...
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Coronavirus Outbreak Keeps Humans from Touching. Here ’s Why That’s So Stressful
With people around the world practicing social distancing and self-isolation to curb the further spread of coronavirus, some are starting to feel the effects of a lack of human touch. Whether it’s shaking a coworker’s hand or hugging a friend, most people are accustomed to some level of platonic physical touch on a daily basis. But for those who are quarantining alone or with people with whom they don’t have physical contact, loneliness and social isolation are growing health concerns. Now, in the wake of President Donald Trump’s March 30 announcement that he was extending national social distancing...
Source: TIME: Health - April 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Megan McCluskey Tags: Uncategorized clickmonsters COVID-19 feature Science Source Type: news

Q & A: What do people ask a librarian in a pandemic? L.A. Library's InfoNow has the answer
With libraries closed, L.A. librarians now work from home to help people find free ebooks, music and movies during the coronavirus crisis.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chris Barton Source Type: news

NLM Technical Bulletin, Mar-Apr 2020, How PubMed & reg; Works: Free Online Class
How PubMed Works is a series of four 90-minute classes presented live and online. Register now for the upcoming May or June sessions.
Source: NLM Technical Bulletin - April 10, 2020 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

How Can We Support Sanitation Workers During COVID-19?
Courtesy: WaterAid/ CS Sharada Prasad/ Safai Karmachari Kavalu SamitiBy External SourceNEW DELHI, Apr 10 2020 (IPS) In addition to healthcare professionals, there is another group of people at the frontlines of the global crisis caused by COVID-19. They put their lives at risk every day and play a critical role in preventing the spread of the virus, by ensuring our streets, parks, public spaces, sewers, septic tanks, communities, and public toilets are kept clean and hygienic. They are our often-overlooked sanitation workers. These five million public health and safety workers—who continue to work through the COVID-19 pa...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Asia-Pacific Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Coronavirus Source Type: news

Heidi Larson: Why Is Trust In Vaccines Just As Important As Vaccines Themselves?
In 2003, polio reemerged in twenty countries that had long been declared polio-free. Anthropologist Heidi Larson says to stop the spread of disease, we need to first build trust in vaccines.(Image credit: TEDMED)
Source: NPR Health and Science - April 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NPR/TED Staff Source Type: news

Schools struggle to safely get free meals to needy students
Schools that feed millions of children from low-income families across the U.S. promised to keep providing meals during the coronavirus pandemic
Source: ABC News: Health - April 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus quarantine inspires artist Pablo Helguera's project: singing telegrams
How do you bring people together when social distancing forces them apart? Pablo Helguera and Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana have a way, and it's free.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jessica Gelt Source Type: news

Pregnant Women & #039;s Reasons for and Experiences of Visiting Antiabortion Pregnancy Resource Centers
CONCLUSIONSPregnancy resource centers play a role in meeting the acute material and social needs of low ‐income pregnant women. However, the constraints on the resources the centers offer mean that this support cannot be part of a reliable system of care. Advocates and policymakers should take a nuanced approach to regulating these centers and consider the reasons women visit them, especially low‐ income women.
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - April 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

Operation SHIELD successful in containing COVID-19 spread in Dilshad Garden: Delhi health minister
Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain issued a statement here saying that the hard work of the health officials and the successful implementation of "Operation SHIELD" has made Dilshad Garden a coronavirus-free area. No new cases were reported from Dilshad Garden in the last 10 days, it said.
Source: The Economic Times - April 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BTS announces free 'online concert weekend' to stream during the coronavirus lockdown
K-pop stars BTS are taking over the internet next weekend with Bang Bang Con, featuring a marathon of concert footage filmed before the coronavirus crisis.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christi Carras Source Type: news

South Africa: Ramaphosa Extends Coronavirus Lockdown, Slashes Cabinet Ministers' Salaries
[allAfrica] Cape Town -South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended the country's coronavirus lockdown by another two weeks, effectively closing down free movement and much of the economy until the end of April. He also announced a temporary 33 percent pay cut for himself and members of his Cabinet and appealed to business executives to follow their example.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 9, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

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Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - April 9, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Source Type: news

Governments Are Weighing How to Ease Coronavirus Lockdowns. Letting Young Adults Out First Could Be One Option
As European countries settle into weeks of tough measures to limit the spread of COVID-19, governments are beginning to chart possible routes out of their lockdowns. Austria and Denmark have both announced an easing of restrictions, with the opening of small stores and elementary schools. Researchers in the U.K. have presented the government with a different proposal, under which young people aged 20-30 would be the first to be allowed to leave their homes and get back to work—once the infection rate has been brought under control in the next few months —leaving their parents and bosses stuck at home. A resea...
Source: TIME: Health - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ciara Nugent Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer United Kingdom Source Type: news

How Med Students Are Stepping Up To Aid Coronavirus Efforts
In light of cancelled clinical rotations and extra free time, soon-to-be doctors are balancing online classes with their own volunteer efforts against COVID-19.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Brianne Garrett, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

The L.A. Times Book Prizes ceremony will be virtual, and free, this year
Winners of the L.A. Times Book Prizes will be announced in a special, virtual Twitter ceremony this year because of the global health crisis.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dorany Pineda Source Type: news

Millions of low-income children are still waiting for federal food aid
Millions of low-income children who can no longer get free meals at school because of the coronavirus crisis have yet to receive additional federal assistance promised to them by Congress.
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India’s push to ramp up virus testing threatened by court ruling
Order that tests must be free could stop private labs from boosting capacity, warn industry executives
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - April 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Millions of Women Lose Access to Birth Control Due to Coronavirus Lockdowns
(JOHANNESBURG) — The callers were in tears. One by one, women in homes across rural Zimbabwe had a pleading question: When would family planning services return? Lockdowns imposed to curb the coronavirus’ spread have put millions of women in Africa, Asia and elsewhere out of reach of birth control and other sexual and reproductive health needs. Confined to their homes with their husbands and others, they face unwanted pregnancies and little idea of when they can reach the outside world again. In these uncertain times, women “have to lock down their uterus,” Abebe Shibru, Zimbabwe country director fo...
Source: TIME: Health - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cara Anna / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk wire Source Type: news

Encorafenib Now Approved for BRAF-Positive Colorectal Cancer Encorafenib Now Approved for BRAF-Positive Colorectal Cancer
The targeted agent encorafenib has been approved by the FDA) for use in BRAF-positive colorectal cancer (CRC). It offers a subgroup of patients with CRC a chemotherapy-free treatment option.FDA Approvals
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - April 9, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

10 Ways Young People are Leading the Way Against COVID-19
A graphic shared in Hashim's #AgirContreCOVID19 Twitter Chat to stop misinformation.By External SourceApr 9 2020 (IPS-Partners) As the world grapples with unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, young people are demonstrating their continued leadership in their communities and countries. According to a new UN plan to address COVID-19, young people are some of the most affected by the pandemic’s socio-economic impacts. Nevertheless, youth are also among the most active in global responses: Not only are they on the frontlines as health workers, but they are also advancing health and safety in their roles a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Active Citizens Health Source Type: news

Plastics Still Manage to Reach the End of the World. One Organization Is Trying to Make Sure Polluters Are Held Responsible
As a penguin researcher working in some of the most remote regions of Antarctica, conservation biologist Alex Borowicz documents colonies on coastlines and islands that have rarely, if ever, been visited by other people. That doesn’t mean they are free from human impact. Walking through a beach teeming with newly hatched chicks on Snow Island, Borowicz spots a white plastic milk jug. Farther along he picks up a tangle of bright green rope, then a faded fishing buoy. “We like to think of Antarctica as a pristine wilderness, but it clearly isn’t,” he says. Over the course of a six-week expedition aboa...
Source: TIME: Science - April 9, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Aryn Baker/Snow Island Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Covid-19 & its Impact on the Work of Disarmament
Credit: United NationsBy Izumi NakamitsuUNITED NATIONS, Apr 9 2020 (IPS) Humanity has faced no challenge greater than COVID-19 since the Second World War. As this rapidly developing global health emergency places unprecedented strain on our medical, economic and social systems, we must work hard to prevent new risks for instability, unrest and conflict. The pandemic arrived as our frameworks to prevent catastrophic confrontation are crumbling. Countries are building faster and more accurate nuclear arms, developing new weapon technologies with unpredictable implications and pouring more resources into militaries than at a...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 9, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Izumi Nakamitsu Tags: Armed Conflicts Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Coronavirus fears may free Ghost Ship fire defendant from jail
A man charged with manslaughter in the Ghost Ship blaze that killed 36 partygoers at an Oakland warehouse may be released from jail because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Source Type: news

Moving toward Nonchemotherapy-Based Approaches in Follicular Lymphoma
Michael L. Grossbard, MD, suggested that chemo-free regimens, including PI3K inhibitors and a more widespread use of allogeneic stem cell transplant, are being explored as treatment options in this space.
Source: CancerNetwork - April 9, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Hannah Slater Source Type: news

AIA Thailand partners with True Digital Group and Samitivej to launch Virtual COVID-19 Clinic
The service, which is provided by Samitivej, is available free-of-charge and all-day from 8 April to 10 May 2020.  
Source: mobihealthnews - April 9, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

OmniSYS Provides Free Resource to Help Pharmacies Operationalize...
Access to OmniSYS Training Center supports pharmacists as front-line responders.(PRWeb April 09, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/omnisys_provides_free_resource_to_help_pharmacies_operationalize_covid_19_testing/prweb17042281.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Deathly Ill Coronavirus Patients Could Be Saved By Heart Attack And Stroke Drug
BOSTON (CBS) — TPA is a drug that is used to help stroke and heart attack victims. It works by breaking up or busting blood clots. Doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are now using it in a clinical trial on gravely ill coronavirus patients. “There’s a lot of very small blood clots accumulating in the lungs of these patients,” said Dr. Christopher Barrett. “And that seems to be at least contributory, if not the predominant reason, that their respiratory failure is so bad.” Dr. Barrett says TPA could help patients recover faster, free up ventilators and even prevent people from...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Cheryl Fiandaca Coronavirus Health News Source Type: news

Plea in Supreme Court seeks to nationalise all health care facilities in India till COVID-19 is contained
The plea, which claimed that India does not have sufficient public healthcare infrastructure to combat the pandemic, has also sought a direction to all healthcare facilities, institutes, companies and related entities to provide free of cost tests and treatment for coronavirus. In last budget, India chose to spend only 1.6 per cent of its total estimated budget expenditure on public health.
Source: The Economic Times - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Private labs may move SC over testing order
India's top private diagnostics laboratories are thinking of moving the Supreme Court, seeking to reconsider its order directing free testing for Covid-19 virus infections.
Source: The Economic Times - April 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hims kicks off mental health offerings with free group therapy, campaign calls for public access to digital therapeutics during COVID-19 emergency and more digital health news briefs
Also: FDA COVID-19 policy allows for remote use, digital modifications to ophthalmic devices; 23andMe launches genetics study to understand varying COVID-19 responses.
Source: mobihealthnews - April 8, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Prescription Drug Marketing Act — Donation of Prescription Drug Samples to Free Clinics
Compliance
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - April 8, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

COVID-19 - Nursing Standard
To support nurses during this challenging period, we ' ve developed a collection of free news and evidence-based resources relevant to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sanity, stability and stress-relief: why our beloved pets have never been more important
They are time-keepers, normality-bringers and playthings. Here ’s the science behind how cats and dogs help support our mental healthLet ’s start with some live updates from pets across the country. As I write this, I’m informed that Oscar the dog is delighting in hoovering up the extra scraps from under the kitchen table after the kids have eaten their home-school snacks and lunches. Morph, another dog in a different house, has become a regular pillow for a one-year-old. Yet another dog, Angus, is spending the afternoon in the upstairs bedroom, watching dogs running around in the park. The dogs there run wild and fr...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 8, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Jules Howard Tags: Pets Life and style Psychology Mental health & wellbeing Family Coronavirus outbreak Animals Dogs Cats UK news Source Type: news

Here's why it may be dangerous to conceive in quarantine
As much of the world settles into a new routine of social distancing, couples are likely to have a lot more free time at home together. But there could be a number of risks in trying to get pregnant right now.
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Mental health hotline for NHS staff
Health workers can call or text the free number to get support and advice during the coronavirus pandemic.
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oral Science Expands to the U.S. Market
Dental Health Company Oral Science Brings Its Best-Selling Oral Hygiene Products to the United StatesFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian dental health company, Oral Science is expanding its reach to the United States market. Known for producing high-quality oral hygiene products, Oral Science partners with dental professionals to supply a variety of rinses, toothpastes, and specialty items.Founded in 2004, Oral Science is known for its innovation in the field of dental health, making waves as a leader in both treatment and prevention of oral health conditions. Oral Scienc...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - April 7, 2020 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Ending the Unthinkable Injustice of Human Chaining
A man’s legs chained in a Christian rehabilitation center in Ibadan City, Oyo State, Nigeria, Ibadan City, Oyo State, Nigeria, September 2019. Women and men are chained and tied for perceived or actual mental health condition or intellectual disability. © 2019 Robin Hammond for Human Rights Watch.By Emina Ćerimović and Kim SamuelNEW YORK, Apr 7 2020 (IPS) When Akanni’s mother died in early 2018, she stopped eating for three weeks. Her mood became unpredictable; she was often shouting or sulking angrily. Medicine from a local pharmacist didn’t help. At a loss for what to do to handle the trauma, Akanni’s ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Emina Cerimovic and Kim Samuel Tags: Africa Headlines Health Human Rights Source Type: news

Never mind the rumors of a baby boom. Here's why it may be dangerous to conceive in quarantine.
As much of the world settles into a new routine of social distancing, couples are likely to have a lot more free time at home together.
Source: CNN.com - Health - April 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘The Strength of Ordinary People.’ The Creative Ways Italians Are Supporting Each Other During Their Coronavirus Lockdown
For weeks, Roberta Brivio’s phone has been ringing several times an hour. “I can’t even find the time to eat,” she says from her office in Melegnano, south of Milan. A 74-year-old psychologist living in Lombardy, Brivio is the president of the local branch of the Italian Society for Emergency Psychology. Italy has the world’s highest death toll from COVID-19, with more than 16,000 coronavirus-related deaths so far; more than half of those deaths have been in the northern region of Lombardy. In early March, after Italy’s COVID-19 outbreak flared up near her home, Brivio and four colleague...
Source: TIME: Health - April 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alessio Perrone / Milan Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Londontime Source Type: news

Meditation Apps Like Headspace Are Offering Free Subscriptions To Healthcare Workers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Mindfulness apps are waiving subscription fees for those on the front lines of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 7, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ruth Umoh, Forbes Staff Source Type: news

How the COVID-19 Pandemic is Affecting Women ’ s Sexual and Reproductive Health
A dated photo of a mother and her child from West Point, a low-income neighbourhood of Monrovia, Liberia. Advocates worry that there will be numerous kinds of impact on women’s access to sexual and reproductive health facilities around the world as countries and cities are under lockdown under the COVID-19 pandemic. Credit: Travis Lupick/IPSBy Samira SadequeUNITED NATIONS, Apr 7 2020 (IPS) A little over half of women across the globe are able to freely make choices about their sexual and reproductive health, according to a latest report based on data from 57 countries.  However, as much of the world has gone into lockdo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - April 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Samira Sadeque Tags: Africa Featured Gender Global Headlines Health Population Poverty & SDGs Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Coronavirus COVID-19 International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC) United Nations Population Source Type: news