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Free NHS antibody tests on way after Roche and Abbott Labs deals
And trials of 20-minute swab test to determine coronavirus infection will start next week
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - May 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Brian Added 28 Years to His Life … with Telomere Anti-Aging
In a brand-new study, Ivy League researchers report that they’ve isolated a compound in human stem cells called PAPD5 that can treat “telomere diseases” and reverse cellular aging.1 Of course, like many in mainstream medicine, the first thought is how to turn this natural enzyme into a patented drug that targets stem cells to restore telomeres. It’s yet another example of Big Pharma’s attempt to profit from your God-given genes. But you don’t need a “telomere drug” to reverse cellular aging… In a moment, I’ll show you two natural ways you can easily protect your t...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - May 21, 2020 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Dr.A.Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Health Source Type: news

We all could use a little therapy right now
Editor's Note: A version of this story appeared in CNN's Work Transformed newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. Kathryn is taking some well-deserved time off. For today's newsletter, CNN Business' Jeanne Sahadi is our guest writer.
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Happy 25th Birthday, Medscape, From Our Founder Happy 25th Birthday, Medscape, From Our Founder
Medscape launched on May 22, 1995. It was the first site with a radical concept: anyone who registered would have free access to trusted information previously available only through subscriptions.Medscape
Source: Medscape Transplantation Headlines - May 21, 2020 Category: Transplant Surgery Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Gillian Anderson in 'A Streetcar Named Desire': Your quarantine must-watch of the day
Travel to London virtually and catch Gillian Anderson's turn as Blanche DuBois in Tennessee Willliams' classic. Here's how to stream it, for free.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Cooper Source Type: news

Britain agrees deal on antibody tests: PM's spokesman
Britain has agreed a deal to acquire antibody tests, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday, saying the tests would be free and health and care workers would be prioritised.
Source: Reuters: Health - May 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Lighting the way for a new fluorination methodology
(Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ)) Researchers from the Mu ñ iz group have published a paper in Angewandte Chemie -- International Edition presenting a new metal-free methodology for the photo-catalysed nucleophilic fluorination of aliphatic hydrocarbon bonds. Daniel Bafaluy, first author of the paper shares the story behind it:
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Immunity to coronaviruses: What do we know so far?
(Microbiology Society) Written by top UK virologists, the article discusses the existing knowledge about immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 and other coronaviruses, and how this could be used to inform virus control strategies. The review, which is free to read in the Journal of General Virology (JGV), collates the available scientific evidence in a number of key areas, including how long immunity to coronaviruses lasts and the prospect of antibody testing.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Just a little physical activity pays big dividends to high risk breast cancer patients
(SWOG) Results of a comprehensive analysis of exercise and its protective role for high-risk breast cancer patients show that women who exercise not only live longer, but also are more likely to remain cancer-free after their treatment. What's more, the study suggests that even a modest amount of exercise can be beneficial.
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - May 21, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Antigen Presentation – A Critical Step for Development of Immune...
In this free webinar, you will learn how a robust and industrialized mass spectrometry platform is used to directly observe and investigate MHC-presented and physiologically relevant peptides. The...(PRWeb May 21, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/antigen_presentation_a_critical_step_for_development_of_immune_therapies_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17138677.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

7 barbers ticketed for cutting hair at Michigan Capitol
Police have ticketed seven people for cutting hair during a protest outside the Michigan Capitol, where about a dozen barbers and hair stylists defied stay-at-home orders to give free hair cuts
Source: ABC News: Health - May 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Ending Sale of Talcum Powder Products in U.S.
Johnson & Johnson discontinued its legacy talc-based baby-powder products in the U.S. and Canada after thousands of suits alleging asbestos contamination led to a decline in sales. The health-care giant said Tuesday it had stopped shipping hundreds of talc-based items in the U.S. and Canada after coming to a “commercial decision” to discontinue them. J&J will wind down sales in those markets over the coming months, said Kathleen Widmer, chairman of the company’s North America consumer unit. All existing inventory will continue to be sold through retailers until supplies run out, she said. J&J ...
Source: TIME: Health - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Riley Griffin and Jef Feeley / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Companies News Desk wire Source Type: news

Free money: Amid the coronavirus, a monthly paycheck from the feds doesn't seem crazy
Backers of direct-cash programs such as universal basic income see new opportunity because of coronavirus relief. And support appears to be growing fast.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Seema Mehta Source Type: news

How To Ditch The Diet Mentality Forever And Still Feel Good In Your Body
Diet culture creates a toxic relationship with food and exercise. This advice can help you break free from it all.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How To Ditch Diets Forever And Still Feel Good In Your Body
Diet culture creates a toxic relationship with food and exercise. This advice can help you break free from it all.
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles Is Free of COVID-19 After 11th Patient Tests Negative
[Seychelles News Agency] All 11 patients in Seychelles who had tested positive for COVID-19 have, after a period of treatment, now tested negative for the virus, Public Health Commissioner Jude Gedeon said Tuesday.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 20, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Inhalation: Connecting Formula to Filling, Upcoming Webinar Hosted by...
In this free webinar, the featured speaker will discuss factors that can influence formulation design of inhaled pharmaceutical products and their impact on manufacturability. He will explain how to...(PRWeb May 20, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/inhalation_connecting_formula_to_filling_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17135142.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 20, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Over 1 crore people have availed free treatment under Ayushman Bharat so far: NHA
Also, 2,132 patients have availed or are currently undergoing treatment for COVID-19 under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (AB-PMJAY) in the country, the National Health Authority (NHA), which is responsible for implementing the scheme, said on Wednesday.
Source: The Economic Times - May 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Understanding the global landscape of genomic initiatives: progress and promise
This report provides the first examination and segmentation of the global genomic landscape. It reviews the diversity of genomic initiatives, their number, breadth and geographic distribution, as well as key parameters that tie to their utility to improve health outcomes. It further puts forth a view of how those parameters tie to value generation for research or personalised medicine. Free registration required to access this report.
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Op-Ed: How the COVID-19 pandemic has created dire legal problems for the poor
That's why Congress' new coronavirus relief measure needs to increase funding for free legal services by $1 billion.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lincoln Caplan Source Type: news

AI can differentiate normal, abnormal chest x-rays
Artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms can differentiate normal and abnormal...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Free AI software can help triage COVID-19 on x-ray AI may predict COVID-19 progression on chest x-rays Open-source AI COVID-Net targets COVID-19 on chest x-rays Deep learning of x-rays helps predict pulmonary blood flow AI enhances evaluation of chest x-rays
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - May 19, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

FDA approves Roche ’s Tecentriq as a first-line monotherapy for certain people with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer
Basel, 19 May 2020 – Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Tecentriq® (atezolizumab) as a first-line (initial) treatment for adults with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumours have high PD-L1 expression (PD-L1 stained ≥ 50% of tumour cells [TC ≥ 50%] or PD-L1 stained tumour-infiltrating [IC] covering ≥ 10% of the tumour area [IC ≥ 10%]), as determined by an FDA-approved test, with no EGFR or ALK genomic tumour aberrations.“We are pleased to offer people with certain types of lung cancer a new chemotherapy-free option ...
Source: Roche Media News - May 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Rural Libraries Face Dramatic Choices as Some States Begin to Reopen
During the coronavirus pandemic, rural libraries continued to serve their communities by offering free Wi-Fi, providing laptops to patrons outside the closed buildings, and offering virtual storytimes online. As some counties reopen, libraries are taking measures to keep staff members and the public safe.
Source: News stories via the Rural Assistance Center - May 19, 2020 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

AP PHOTOS: Recovered Filipino doctor back helping patients
Uncertainties over the coronavirus remain, but there have been heartwarming anecdotes too, like the acts of courage and sacrifice of people helping deal with the unprecedented crisis at their life’s peril. In the Philippines, 41-year-old anesthesiologist Manuel Sotelo III knew the risks but kept working in a hospital in a Manila coronavirus hotspot. He has to live apart from his family as an agonizing safeguard. As he feared, he got infected. Although he didn’t show any of the dreadful symptoms, death was constantly on his mind and he struggled with isolation in an apartment. At one point while on quarantine,...
Source: ABC News: Health - May 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Achieving Successful Clinical Trial Oversight During Global Crises:...
In this free webinar, the featured speakers will explain how to create flexible metrics to meet critical sponsor and CRO needs in a time of crisis and gauge the impact of external events on KPIs.(PRWeb May 19, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/achieving_successful_clinical_trial_oversight_during_global_crises_measuring_the_impact_across_a_sponsors_portfolio_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17127948.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Continuing Clinical Research Innovations After COVID-19, Upcoming...
In this free webinar, the featured speaker will explore how COVID-19 pushed the industry to adapt to tech-enabled solutions for patients and sponsors. The presentation will highlight the importance of...(PRWeb May 19, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/continuing_clinical_research_innovations_after_covid_19_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17128049.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 19, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ghana: Ghana's COVID-19 Recovery Rises to 1,745 ... Case Counts Stand At 5,735
[Ghanaian Times] Ghana's COVID-19 recovery count nearly tripled from 674 to 1,754, over the weekend as 1,080 additional patients were declared free of the virus by the Ghana Health Service (GHS).
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Choose your own murder: non-linear narratives enhance student understanding in forensic science education - Thompson T.
Higher education teaching in the forensic sciences tends to follow a traditional format of lectures followed by practical laboratory sessions. Sometimes this approach is not possible or viewed as not innovative enough. The free, open access software Twine ...
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Young Adults Source Type: news

Associations between community social capital and preservation of functional capacity in the aftermath of a major disaster - Gero K, Hikichi H, Aida J, Kondo K, Kawachi I.
We examined whether community-level social capital is correlated with the ability to maintain functional capacity amon...
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Time to Switch From TSH to T4 for Assessment of Thyroid Function? Time to Switch From TSH to T4 for Assessment of Thyroid Function?
Despite the traditional practice of using TSH levels to assess thyroid function, a better method might be to assess free thyroxine levels, finds a “" ' convincing ' new meta-analysis.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Pathology Headlines - May 18, 2020 Category: Pathology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Headspace co-founder on meditation benefits
More people are turning to meditation apps like Headspace to cope with stress during the coronavirus pandemic. Headspace is providing free mental health support for unemployed Americans. Headspace's co-founder Andy Puddicombe joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the benefits of meditation.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Catheter-Free VT Radio-Ablation ' Safe, Effective ' at 2 Years Catheter-Free VT Radio-Ablation ' Safe, Effective ' at 2 Years
Durability and long-term safety, all the more important to consider after radiation therapy, remains promising for the technique used for intractable VT; but it ' s still early days for the procedure.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - May 18, 2020 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Op-Ed: Free market ideology won't help us during the COVID-19 crisis. Here's what would
The coronavirus crisis is making it very clear that critically needed help will come not from business but from governments.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Francesco Duina Source Type: news

Dexrazoxane Preserved Cardiac Function in Children Undergoing Chemotherapy for AML
A study found that dexrazoxane, a cardioprotective drug, preserved cardiac function without compromising overall survival and event-free survival for pediatric patients with acute myeloid leukemia.
Source: CancerNetwork - May 18, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Matthew Fowler Source Type: news

AI unlocks rhythms of 'deep sleep'
(Flinders University) Algorithms and deep learning has enabled Flinders University sleep researchers to dive deep into one of the mysteries of sleep health.They have used machine learning and artificial intelligence to develop a free online tool being used by sleep experts and researchers around the world to work out the role of the so-called K-complex, a prominent, brief up-down-up pattern of brain electro-encephalogram (EEG) electrical activity lasting around half a second during sleep.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Atrial fibrillation among overweight people is not due to fat
(Aarhus University) In a recently published study, researchers from Aarhus University document that the risk of atrial fibrillation is not linked to the amount of body fat, but instead to large muscle mass, or more precisely, a high fat-free weight
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Should schools go screen-free
(Seattle Children's) A new paper in JAMA Network Open found that most middle and high schools have cell phone use policies, mostly restricting use in classrooms but not during lunch/recess. Just as with physical activity and nutrition, schools have a role in supporting screen time recommendations.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

SMART researchers receive NMRC grant to develop rapid paper-based tests for COVID-19
(Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART)) Researchers from Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) and Nanyang Technological University have received a 1-year grant from Singapore's National Medical Research Council (NMRC)'s COVID-19 research fund to develop rapid, non-invasive and highly accurate tests for the disease. The fuss-free highly accurate tests may produce results within 10 minutes, turning from white to blue when it detects molecules of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in bodily fluids such as saliva. They may also detect asymptomatic cases.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Simplifying Clinical Data Management With a Comprehensive Ecosystem,...
In this free webinar, the featured speakers will discuss the essential components of a complete data management ecosystem and how these components work together to ensure high-quality, reliable data....(PRWeb May 18, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/simplifying_clinical_data_management_with_a_comprehensive_ecosystem_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17127788.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Are You Ready to Digitally Enable Your Trial? Key Considerations for...
In this free webinar, featured speakers will discuss how to assess digital fit and ability to implement, as well as how to operationalize all of this at scale. They will address the advantages of...(PRWeb May 18, 2020)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/are_you_ready_to_digitally_enable_your_trial_key_considerations_for_decentralizing_and_decreasing_patient_burden_upcoming_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb17127822.htm
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Azim Premji Foundation, NCBS, inStem ink partnership on enhanced testing for COVID-19
The partnership would enable free-of-cost testing for COVID-19 to a large number of people from disadvantaged and marginalised communities, using NCBS-TIFR and inStem's high-capacity technical capabilities and skilled scientific personnel, an Azim Premji Foundation statement said.
Source: The Economic Times - May 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Azim Premji Foundation, NCBS-TIFR, inStem join hands to ramp up Covid-19 testing
The partnership of Azim Premji Foundation, the National Centre for Biological Sciences and the Institute for Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine will enable free-of-cost testing for Covid-19 to a large number of people from disadvantaged and marginalised communities.
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - May 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Hair loss treatment: A vitamin proven to deter free radicals which prevents hair loss
HAIR loss treatment: Hair loss is a condition which affects millions of people in the UK. It can be disheartening and rather upsetting. However, studies indicate that taking a certain vitamin could help with this problem.
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unite against hate and violence targeting LGBTI people: UN officials
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling for people everywhere to support the right to live free and equal, in line with his message for the International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia, observed on Sunday.
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - May 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

As Parts of the U.S. Reopen, Most States Fall Short of Expert-Approved Coronavirus Testing Levels
(Washington D.C.) — As businesses reopened Friday in more of the U.S., an overwhelming majority of states still fall short of the COVID-19 testing levels that public health experts say are necessary to safely ease lockdowns and avoid another deadly wave of outbreaks, according to an Associated Press analysis. Rapid, widespread testing is considered essential to tracking and containing the coronavirus. But 41 of the nation’s 50 states fail to test widely enough to drive their infections below a key benchmark, according to an AP analysis of metrics developed by Harvard’s Global Health Institute. Among the s...
Source: TIME: Health - May 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matthew Perrone, Brian Witte and Nicky Forster / AP Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 News Desk wire Source Type: news

Sheku Kanneh-Mason, the Meghan Markle cellist: Your weekend quarantine must-watch
See young cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason in conversations and in concert with his sister in L.A. Chamber Orchestra's free online series.
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Cooper Source Type: news

Oh, no! Do I have a fever? When coronavirus fears rev up my hypochondria, my 9-year-old keeps me grounded.
I have good reasons for my health anxiety. But my son is like a canary in the coal mine, except a good one, providing proof that the coal mine is free of covid-19.
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Caren Chesler Source Type: news

FDA Approves Chemo-Free Combo for Lung Cancer FDA Approves Chemo-Free Combo for Lung Cancer
The combination of nivolumab plus ipilimumab is now approved as first-line treatment for patients with metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer.FDA Approvals
Source: Medscape Hematology-Oncology Headlines - May 16, 2020 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Did You Lose Your Health Insurance Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic? You May Have Other Options
Liz Clausen never thought her husband would lose his job. He was the first full-time hire at the Austin-based startup where he worked as a programmer, and the economy was booming just a few months ago. Then the COVID-19 outbreak hit, and he was unexpectedly laid off at the end of March. When he lost his job, he lost his health insurance, too — and so did Clausen, a freelance writer who was on his plan. Suddenly, the couple — who had just bought their first house last April — faced the possibility of weathering a global pandemic without health insurance. Clausen’s story is all too familiar for milli...
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeleine Carlisle Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Explainer News Desk UnitedWeRise20Disaster Source Type: news

'Cats' is your quarantine must-watch of the day. (No, seriously, it is.)
We're talking the stage musical, not the movie. "Cats" may be better than you think — and what better way to find out than a free film version?
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Matt Cooper Source Type: news