GMR Funds Community Health Engagement Partnership in Cincinnati
Tiffany Grant, PhD, Assistant Director for Research and Informatics at the University of Cincinnati Health Sciences Library, applied and received a GMR award for a community partnership to improve health literacy and address health disparities. Project Background: Racial and ethnic minorities, those in rural and/or urban areas, and those living in medically underserved areas are at high risk for health-related disparities. Low-income wages, reduced government services, and low educational attainment are a few reasons why these population groups have significant barriers overcoming food insecurity, obesity, mental health is...
Source: The Cornflower - June 20, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Darlene Kaskie Tags: Blog Consumer Health Funding News from the Region Outreach Success Stories awards Source Type: news

News from Molecular & Cellular Proteomics
(American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology) In recent articles, scientists optimize experimental design for understanding potential chemotherapeutic agents, delve into crop responses to salt-water stress, and present a better way to ensure consistency in long-term proteomics studies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 20, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Breakfast cereal boxes 'mislead' shoppers over how much sugar, fat and salt they contain: Which?  
Which? says companies that produce cereals, porridge and granola use various portion sizes, and sometimes include the impact of adding milk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Trump ’s ‘Space Force’ Won’t — and Shouldn’t — Happen
Good government is often unglamorous stuff—fixing pot holes, plowing snow, collecting trash. At a White House event on June 18, President Trump was supposed to deliver a brief address on the trash-collecting part. Yes, the junk in question is in space—the growing belt of debris that has been accumulating in Earth orbit since the very beginning of the space age and poses an increasing risk to satellites and other spacecraft. But it’s still just trash, and managing it was the focus of Trump’s latest Space Policy Directive—the third he has signed since taking office. As Trump has been known to do...
Source: TIME: Science - June 19, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized onetime space Source Type: news

Acute cyanide poisoning: are skin findings and odors helpful in making the diagnosis?
2 out of 5 stars Challenges in the diagnosis of acute cyanide poisoning. Parker-Cote JL et al. Clin Toxicol 2018;56(7):609-617 Abstract The stated goal of this somewhat confusing and unfocused article was to “identify isolated acute cyanide poison cases and to identify reported signs, symptoms and laboratory findings.” The authors did a systematic literature review to retrieve cases reports and case series describing patients who were alive on presentation after acute exposure to a cyanide salt. Patients exposed to cyanide in association with smoke inhalation were excluded. They found 65 relevant studies (...
Source: The Poison Review - June 19, 2018 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Gussow Tags: Medical bitter almond odor cherry red skin clinical characteristics cyanide poisoning ingestion Source Type: news

Parametrization of the fire-smoke exhaust system for a large and high-rise atrium in Shanghai through salt-bath experiment - Wang J, Gui J, Gao J, Hu X.
Present specifications in Building Codes in China lack design parameters for smoke exhaust for large and high-rise atrium in buildings. An investigation of natural smoke filling and parametrization of fire-smoke exhaust in an atrium building in Shanghai wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

5 More reasons why apple cider vinegar is the prepper's best-kept secret
(Natural News) Apple cider vinegar isn’t just a trend: It’s a prepping essential. There are many uses for apple cider vinegar in a survival scenario. So much so that the word “versatile” doesn’t even begin to describe it. Any prepper worth their salt knows just how much mileage they’ll get out of apple cider vinegar.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to use Epsom salt for constipation relief
Epsom salt is a widely available home remedy for many ailments, including constipation. A person can use Epsom salt as a laxative by mixing it with the right amount of water. In this article, learn how to use Epsom salt for constipation safely. We also cover the possible risks and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Fluoride Increase in Saliva and Dental Biofilm due to a Meal Prepared with Fluoridated Water or Salt: A Crossover Clinical Study
Caries Res 2019;53:41 –48https://doi.org/10.1159/000489132AbstractKnowledge about fluoride delivery to oral fluids from foods cooked with fluoridated water and salt is scarce, and no study has evaluated fluoride concentrations in saliva or biofilm during meal consumption. In this randomized double-blind crossover study, 12 volunteers ingested meals (rice, beans, meat, and legumes) prepared with nonfluoridated water and salt (control group), fluoridated water (0.70 mg F/L; water group), and fluoridated salt (183.7 mg F/kg; salt group). Whole saliva was collected before meal ingestion, during mastication, and up to 2 h...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - June 15, 2018 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Does Salt Water Help Your Cut? And Other Health Myths of Summer
FRIDAY, June 15, 2018 -- It's often said salt water is good for cuts. Or that sunscreen isn't needed on cloudy days. But both are incorrect, says Isabel Valdez, a physician assistant and instructor of family medicine at Baylor College of Medicine... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 15, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Salty salads that put dieters at risk
SOME salads contain almost as much salt as an adult ’s recommended intake for an entire day, a survey has found. More than a third of those tested by campaign group Action on Salt contained two grams or more. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Human Brain Hard-Wired to Love Fat-Carb Combo
These findings jibe with suggestions that snacks like nacho-flavored chips are foods perfectly engineered to push your buttons, containing "the right combo of fat, carb and salt," said Dr. Mitchell Roslin, chief of obesity surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Infusion Type Doesn't Affect Brain Outcomes in Pediatric DKA Infusion Type Doesn't Affect Brain Outcomes in Pediatric DKA
Neither fluid infusion rate nor sodium chloride concentration appeared to influence neurologic outcomes in children with diabetic ketoacidosis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

IV Fluid Specs Do Not Influence Neuro Outcomes in Kids w/DKA
WEDNESDAY, June 13, 2018 -- Neurologic outcomes in children with diabetic ketoacidosis are similar regardless of the rate of administration or the sodium chloride content of intravenous fluids, according to a study published in the June 14 issue of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Stroke: What is a good amount of salt? This is how much you can eat
STROKE is a dangerous condition which causes some brain cells to die. To avoid it you can make diet changes to remove substances that increase your risk, such as salt which raises blood pressure. However you still need some salt, or sodium, to function normally. You should eat this much salt to help control the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria:Healthy Lifestyle, Eating Healthy Key to Prevention of Hypertension
[Guardian] This year's World Hypertension Day will be marked on May 17. And to prevent the disease, Nigerians have been advised to engage in healthy lifestyle practices, eat less salt, exercise regularly, eat more fruits, quit smoking, have regular blood pressure checks, reduce stress and visit doctors for help when necessary. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 13, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Stroke: What is a healthy amount of salt? This is the maximum you should eat
STROKE is a dangerous condition which causes some brain cells to die. To avoid it you can make diet changes to remove substances that increase your risk, such as salt which raises blood pressure. However you still need some salt, or sodium, to function normally. You should eat this much salt to help control the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salt, DASH, High Blood Pressure
Title: Salt, DASH, High Blood PressureCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 1/2/2002 1:13:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - June 13, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Home Remedies: Avoid scratching swimmer's itch
Swimmer's itch?is an itchy rash that can occur after swimming or wading outdoors. Also known as cercarial dermatitis, swimmer's itch is most common in freshwater lakes and ponds, but it occasionally occurs in salt water. Swimmer's itch is a rash usually caused by an allergic reaction to parasites that burrow into your skin while you're [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - June 13, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Is Your Workplace Making You Fat?
ATLANTA, GA (CBS Local) – The dilemma is all too familiar: it’s Monday morning, you walk into your office and see that someone has left a big box of donuts in the break room. Then, your co-worker tells you there will be cake later for yet another birthday celebration. The Details: A new study finds that U.S. employees add 1,300 calories at work each week Pizza, sandwiches, and soda were the most common food choices at work Health officials say bringing your lunch is the best way to watch your weight  One thing’s for sure. You’re not alone. A new federal government survey found ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Local TV Obesity talkers Weight Gain Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Try this type of mushroom to slash your BP reading
HIGH blood pressure, or hypertension, can be treated through making changes to your diet. Caused by a high salt diet, lack of exercise and high alcohol consumption, among other factors, you could reduce your BP reading by eating more of this 33p a portion food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Add this type of mushroom to your diet to slash BP reading
HIGH blood pressure, or hypertension, can be treated through making changes to your diet. Caused by a high salt diet, lack of exercise and high alcohol consumption, among other factors, you could reduce your BP reading by eating more of this 33p a portion food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Add this 33p a portion everyday food to your diet to slash BP reading
HIGH blood pressure, or hypertension, can be treated through making changes to your diet. Caused by a high salt diet, lack of exercise and high alcohol consumption, among other factors, you could reduce your BP reading by eating more of this 33p a portion food. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Loneliness; VTE After Abortion; Salt Wars Head to Prison?
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - June 11, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

High blood pressure: What is a healthy blood pressure reading? - what you need to know
HIGH blood pressure can be caused by a high salt diet, regular alcohol consumption or lack of exercise. You can measure your blood pressure with your GP or at home using a blood pressure monitor. But, what is a healthy blood pressure reading? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: High-salt diet may kill off 'good' gut bacteria
Eating too much salt is known to increase blood pressure. Researchers recently discovered that this might be due to salt ’s impact on gut bacteria. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Slash reading with 26p a portion food - You could avoid a stroke
BLOOD pressure changes depending on many factors including the time of day, level of exercise and diet. You may have high blood pressure, increasing your risk of a stroke and heart disease, if you have a high salt diet or don ’t exercise regularly. Eating this 26p a portion vegetable could slash your blood pressure, helping you avoid a stroke. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Web Program Tied to Better Salt Knowledge, Behaviors in Children
FRIDAY, June 8, 2018 -- A web-based salt reduction program is associated with improvement in salt-related knowledge, self-efficacy, and behaviors among children ages 7 to 10 years, according to a study published online June 7 in the Journal of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 8, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Preventing heart disease is not just about reducing your salt intake, but increasing your dietary potassium as well
(Natural News) Heart patients know that reducing or eliminating sodium from meals is a great way to lower blood pressure and prevent heart disease. But not many of them are aware that potassium is the body’s strong ally in preventing heart and kidney problems. Research conducted by a study team from the University of Southern... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kids Can Be Taught A Healthier Approach To Salt
BOSTON (CBS) – Does your child reach for the salt shaker when they sit down to dinner? A new study finds that web-based education can help kids make better choices when it comes to salt. When kids eat salty foods, they’re more likely to crave salty foods as adults, and excessive salt is associated with high blood pressure and heart disease. In this recent study, researchers in Australia looked at about 100 children ages 7 to 10. They found that the kids who looked at fun, online educational materials that encouraged them to stop using the salt shaker and to choose low-salt foods over salty foods cut their salt ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Heart Disease High Blood Pressure Local TV Sodium Source Type: news

Children's salt intakes are slashed by up to 25% after playing games featuring cartoon pizzas
Researchers from Deakin University, Victoria, Australia, found that just five weeks are completing the five-week online programme, children are 19 per cent less likely to add salt to their food. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children can learn ways to significantly reduce salt usage
(Elsevier) Consuming excessive salt during childhood is associated with cardiovascular health risk factors, yet the effectiveness of education- and behavior-based strategies to lower salt usage among children has not been fully researched. A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior found that a web-based salt education program improved salt-related knowledge, self-efficacy, and behaviors among children ages 7-10 years. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Clinical Innovations purchases Australian distributor JB Medical Supplies
Labor, delivery and neonatal intensive care devices company Clinical Innovations (Salt Lake City) has acquired Australian distributor JB Medical Supplies. The deal, announced yesterday, is meant to bolster Clinical Innovations’ position in Australia. JB Medical Supplies will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Clinical Innovations. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Get the full story on sister site Medical Design & Outsourcing. The post Clinical Innovations purchases Australian distributor JB Medical Supplies appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - June 6, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Chris Newmarker Tags: Business/Financial News Distribution Gynecological Mergers & Acquisitions News Well Clinical Innovations jbmedicalsupplies Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Cholesterol-lowering diet plan could slash your BP reading
HIGH blood pressure can be caused by a poor diet and unhealthy lifestyle, such as consuming lots of salt and not exercising regularly. Scientists found this diet plan could slash your blood pressure, as well as lowering cholesterol levels and reducing your risk of heart disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Salt Lake's light rail trains are air quality sleuths
(University of Utah) The TRAX project is the only known transit-based mobile air quality network in North America. Some results are unsurprising, such as spikes of carbon dioxide and nitrogen dioxide, byproducts of gasoline combustion, at street intersections. But the sensors also found methane emissions patterns that didn't correlate to daytime working hours, suggesting possible fugitive methane leaks. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Ideal Subjects for a Salt Study? Maybe Prisoners
Leading scientists propose to track salt ’ s effects on health by controlling how much is given to inmate volunteers. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Salt Prisons and Prisoners Diet and Nutrition Blood Pressure Clinical Trials Heart American Heart Assn Hypertension (Journal) Califf, Robert M Jones, Daniel W Source Type: news

The Ideal Subjects for a Salt Study? Maybe Prisoners.
Leading scientists propose to track salt ’ s effects on health by controlling how much is given to inmate volunteers. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GINA KOLATA Tags: Salt Prisons and Prisoners Diet and Nutrition Blood Pressure Clinical Trials Heart American Heart Assn Hypertension (Journal) Califf, Robert M Jones, Daniel W Source Type: news

Researchers study aquatic beetles native only to central Wyoming
(University of Wyoming) The known range of the narrow-footed Hygrotus diving beetle, which also can fly, is in central Wyoming, in the Powder River Basin and one site in the Wind River Basin. The sites are small, intermittent streams with disconnected pools and contain high concentrations of salt. These streams are in shortgrass prairie ecosystems that receive less than 400 millimeters of precipitation each year. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 4, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Childhood obesity: Time for action
This report outlines key areas to be addressed before it is finalised, including use of a'whole systems'approach and a ban on characters in the promotion of high fat, sugar and salt products. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - June 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

4 Ways to Make Grilling Healthier This Summer
Cookouts are a summer staple. And while they do provide some health perks—fresh air, home cooking and time with friends and family—they can also come with risks. Follow these guidelines to make your grilled meals better for you. 1. Grill like a pescatarian Cooking most meat at temperatures above 300°F can produce potentially cancer-causing chemicals called heterocyclic amines (HCAs), according to the National Cancer Institute. But fruits and vegetables like corn, peaches, peppers, eggplant, pineapple, squash and watermelon hold up well on the barbecue and don’t form HCAs when they’re cooked. And...
Source: TIME: Health - June 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory, June 2018
(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) A direct brain-to-computer interface may be on the horizon. New insights into how quickly microorganisms break down organic matter in warming Arctic soil. Using liquid salt that contains FLiBe to cool molten salt reactors. Compact, powerful solar. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 1, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

How youngsters are STILL bombarded with commercials for junk food
Adverts for products high in fat, salt or sugar are still seen in other shows before the 9pm watershed – which are widely viewed by children. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The correlation between the Aquatic Decomposition Score (ADS) and the post-mortem submersion interval measured in Accumulated Degree Days (ADD) in bodies recovered from fresh water - Reijnen G, Gelderman HT, Oude Grotebevelsborg BFL, Reijnders UJL, Duijst WLJM.
The Aquatic Decomposition Score (ADS) made by van Daalen et al., was developed to approximate the Post-Mortem Submersion Interval (PMSI) in bodies recovered in salt water. Since the decomposition process in salt water differs from the process in fresh wate... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Drowning, Suffocation Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: A handful of these seeds a day can improve your reading
HIGH blood pressure symptoms are rarely noticeable, but when signs do show, they may include chest pain and difficulty breathing. Simple changes to your diet are recommended for lowering your reading, such as cutting your salt intake, and some health experts believe particular foods on their own can have a big impact. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Junk Food Ads Increase Teenage Calorie Consumption Junk Food Ads Increase Teenage Calorie Consumption
TV adverts for high salt, sugar and fat food items are linked to a significant increase in annual calorie consumption among teenagers, say UK researchers who call for greater curbs on advertising.Medscape News UK (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

High blood pressure symptoms: This deep breathing exercise can lower hypertension
HIGH blood pressure symptoms are not always noticeable, but when signs do show, you may experience blurred vision and stomach pain. Simple lifestyle changes, such as cutting your salt intake, are recommended for lowering blood pressure, and some health experts even believe a simple breathing exercise can have a big impact. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 29, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Water-resistant sunscreen products dramatically lose effectiveness in sea water, tests show.
A consumer group tested water resistance claims made by two popular sunscreens and found the sun protection factor (SPF) dropped by up to 59% after forty minutes in salt water. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Living high, but feeling low? Study says that living in high-altitude areas increases your risk of depression
(Natural News) New systemic research based on 12 studies and published in the Harvard Review of Psychiatry revealed that the incidents of depression and suicide among people who live in high-altitude states like Arizona are higher than those in low-altitude areas.The researchers from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City explained that low atmospheric... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This is why they just keep on getting fatter: Obesity dulls the taste, causing people to crave more sugar and salt
(Natural News) Aside from an increased risk of metabolic and cardiovascular diseases, people who put on a lot of weight have another thing coming for them. Based on the results of a study conducted by Cornell University researchers, obesity can blunt a person’s taste buds, reducing their ability to enjoy the taste of food, especially for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Peanut Butter Good For You?
Is peanut butter healthy? Nutrition experts have long debated the question, given peanut butter’s high fat content. But when its full nutritional profile is considered, to many, the answer is yes. “It really is a healthy food,” says registered dietitian Lisa Sasson, a clinical professor in the department of nutrition and food studies at New York University. “There are so many reasons to keep it in your pantry or bring it to work, if you like the taste.” One major reason is that peanut butter has “a great nutritional package” with protein, fiber and many minerals and vitamins, says...
Source: TIME: Health - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sophia Gottfried Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news