Snoring - Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes reveal the ‘workout’ to prevent loud snoring
SNORING is very common and isn ’t caused anything serious. Ruth Langsford and Eamonn Holmes revealed the best exercise to prevent snoring in their Channel 5 show ‘How To Get A Good Night’s Sleep’. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Enhance your Interdisciplinary and Team Science Skills
Reports abound from professional societies, the Academies, government agencies, and researchers calling attention to the fact that science is increasingly an inter-disciplinary, transdisciplinary, inter-institutional, and international endeavor. In short, science has become a “team sport.” There is a real and present need to better prepare scientists for success in this new collaborative environment. The American Institute of Biological Sciences is responding to this call with a new program for scientists, educators, and individuals who work with or participate in scientific teams. Team science is increasingl...
Source: Public Policy Reports - October 16, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

2 Cases Of Polio-Like Illness Acute Flaccid Myelitis Confirmed In Mass.
BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts has a confirmed two cases of a polio-like illness that is being reported across the country. The Department of Public Health told WBZ-TV Tuesday there are two cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the state and four more suspected cases are being investigated. Read: Acute Flaccid Myelitis Fact Sheet Acute flaccid myelitis is a rare but serious condition that affects the nervous system. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it focuses on “the area of the spinal cord called gray matter, and the muscles and reflexes in the body become weak.” The CDC...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Acute Flaccid Myelitis AFM Polio Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How endurance exercise affects your gut bacteria
A new study details the beneficial effects of a 6-week endurance exercise program on the gut bacterial composition of women who were overweight. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GastroIntestinal / Gastroenterology Source Type: news

Exercise Program Reduces Loss of Mobility in Older Adults
No abstract available (Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter)
Source: Lippincott's Bone and Joint Newsletter - October 16, 2018 Category: Orthopaedics Tags: Snapshot Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sitting, standing, walking: How do they affect your memory?
How does moderate exercise compare with sitting and standing when it comes to its impact on working memory? A new study dives into this question. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Case Of Polio-Like Illness Acute Flaccid Myelitis Confirmed In Mass.
BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts has a confirmed case of a polio-like illness that is being reported across the country. The Department of Public Health told WBZ-TV Tuesday there is one case of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) in the state and five more possible cases are being investigated. Read: Acute Flaccid Myelitis Fact Sheet Acute flaccid myelitis is a rare but serious condition that affects the nervous system. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it focuses on “the area of the spinal cord called gray matter, and the muscles and reflexes in the body become weak.” The CDC said th...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Acute Flaccid Myelitis AFM Polio Source Type: news

Trump Administration Wants Drug Makers To Include Price In TV Ads
(CNN) — Vowing to put American patients first, US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Monday blasted the pharmaceutical industry for not doing enough to bring down drug prices and announced what he called “historic action”: a proposal requiring drug manufacturers to include the list price of any drug paid for by Medicare or Medicaid in television ads. “We will not wait for an industry with so many conflicting and perverse incentives to reform itself,” Azar said at the National Academy of Medicine’s annual forum. “Patients deserve to know what a given drug could cost wh...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Consumer Health News Local TV Prescription Drugs Source Type: news

You may be getting more than you bargained for with over-the-counter supplements, study finds
You ’ve seen the ads for the pill that promises to make you skinny without having to diet or exercise, or for the supplement that claims it will make you the envy of the other weightlifters at the gym.Their labels say they are all-natural and safe. But are they really?Not necessarily, new research... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - October 16, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Rachel Bluth Source Type: news

Member Highlights: Stony Brook University, Southampton, NY
NNLM MAR is pleased to share successes of health outreach projects and activities in our region. Learn what your amazing colleagues are doing to increase access to quality health information for the communities they serve. Connect to Your Health Fair The Applied Health Informatics program at Stony Brook University received the “Outreach to Consumers” Award from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine to conduct a Wellness Fair for the senior population in the Southampton, N.Y. The purpose of the Wellness Fair was to encourage patient engagement and health literacy through health technologies, patient-phy...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - October 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Member Highlights Source Type: news

Top athletes weigh in on perceived effectiveness of anti-doping measures
(Frontiers) Doping remains an ongoing problem in competitive sports, but researchers have never before asked athletes to rank the effectiveness of available anti-doping strategies. A new poll of a national pool of top German cyclists and field athletes finds that, according to the athletes, better diagnostics, increased bans and laws against doping are perceived as far more effective than increased fines or leniency programs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Poor breakfast quality has a negative effect on cardiovascular health in childhood
(Elhuyar Fundazioa) Researchers at the Institute for Innovation and Sustainable Development in the Food Chain (IS-FOOD) of the Public University of Navarre (NUP/UPNA) have published a piece of research in which they show that the nutritional quality of breakfast is associated with significant cardiovascular and metabolic risk factors in overweight children (even in those who are fit and who do exercise every day). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

No sweat required: UToledo finds hypertension treatment that mimics effect of exercise
(University of Toledo) By studying a chemical produced predominately in the liver, hypertension researchers at The University of Toledo have found a novel approach to lower blood pressure, even without reducing sodium intake or increasing exercise. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Exercising too hard? Prevent heart damage with ginseng and red sage
(Natural News) Hard exercise is rough on the muscles, even if you’ve prepared for it ahead of time. A sudden bout of eccentric exertion can cause arterial stiffening for days on end. However, the results of a Taiwanese study indicate that you can speed up your recovery from vascular stiffening by taking ginseng and red sage... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GPs urged to tell patients to 'do more exercise!' ...even if they're seriously ill 
Health officials say GPs and healthcare workers should encourage patients with serious conditions like cancer, diabetes, dementia and depression to be more active. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do You Even Lift, Grandma? Why Older Adults Should Be Making Gains. It's More Than Just Bro Science
A former powerlifter and biologist says exercise, and in particular strength training, is “absolutely critical” for people as they age. And he says the science backs it up. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robin Seaton Jefferson, Contributor Source Type: news

Top Flu Vaccine Myths Debunked
BOSTON (CBS) – As we head into the heart of flu season, Dr. Mallika Marshall provides the facts you need to know to keep you and your family safe. The time to get vaccinated against the flu is now. The vaccine is widely available at doctor’s offices and pharmacies and it take a couple of weeks to build immunity to the flu and the flu season has started. Massachusetts has seen at least 80 lab-confirmed cases of influenza so far, which is typical for this time of year. Plus, a child in Florida has already died from the flu. She was healthy but had not been vaccinated. Getting the flu shot is the best way to prote...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Watch Listen Dr. Mallika Marshall Flu Flu Vaccine Source Type: news

New study reveals the vital role vitamin K2 plays in heart health
(Natural News) Atherosclerosis, the buildup of plaque in your blood vessels, is one of the leading causes of heart attacks. Apart from following a healthy diet and engaging in regular exercise, increasing your intake of vitamin K2 is one of the best ways to prevent atherosclerosis and keep your heart healthy. Atherosclerosis accounts for more... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Children who exercise intensely have a lower risk of type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease
Research, published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine& Science in Sports, suggest that increased bouts of intense physical exercise can reduce the risk of children developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - October 15, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Why do you ride? A characterization of mountain bikers, their engagement methods, and perceived links to mental health and well-being - Roberts L, Jones G, Brooks R.
Mountain biking is an increasingly popular outdoor activity on the extreme sport continuum. Extreme and high-risk sports have been investigated using a variety of motivational theories with sensation seeking a dominant theme; however, behavioral and motiva... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Medical incidents and evacuations on wilderness expeditions for the Northwest Outward Bound School - Wells FC, Warden CR.
This study examines the injuries, illnesses, medic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Chinese translation and validation of the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 3 (SCAT3) - Yeung EW, Sin YW, Lui SR, Tsang TWT, Ng KW, Ma PK, Yeung SS, Woo PY, Ma TM.
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to translate, adapt and validate the Sport Concussion Assessment Tool 3rd edition (SCAT3), a test for assessing athletes for concussion, into the Chinese context. METHODS: Translation and adaptation were perform... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Recreational and Sports Issues Source Type: news

Collecting health and exposure data in Australian Olympic combat sports: feasibility study utilizing an electronic system - Bromley S, Drew M, Talpey S, McIntosh A, Finch C.
BACKGROUND: Electronic methods are increasingly being used to manage health-related data among sporting populations. Collection of such data permits the analysis of injury and illness trends, improves early detection of injuries and illnesses, collectively... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Joint consideration of energy expenditure, air quality, and safety by cyclists - Bigazzi AY, Gehrke SR.
Public health benefits are an important motivator and justification for urban cycling promotion. The health impacts of cycling are typically evaluated using three main effect pathways: physical activity (exercise), air pollution exposure, and safety (crash... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Perceptual-cognitive three-dimensional multiple-object tracking task can help the monitoring of sport-related concussion - Chermann JF, Romeas T, Marty F, Faubert J.
OBJECTIVES: While the rate of sport-related concussion is increasing, more effective tools are needed to help monitor the diagnosis and return to play of athletes. The three-dimensional multiple-object tracking (3D-MOT) exercise is a perceptual-cognitive t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Sternal injuries in sport: a review of the literature - Alent J, Narducci DM, Moran B, Coris E.
Sternal fractures were first described in published literature in the 19th century as a complication of traumatic injury. Though sternal fracture and other sternal injuries have been described in trauma literature, there remains a paucity of literature wit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Effect of exercise on drug-related falls among persons with Alzheimer's disease: a secondary analysis of the FINALEX study - Perttila NM, Öhman H, Strandberg TE, Kautiainen H, Raivio M, Laakkonen ML, Savikko N, Tilvis RS, Pitkälä KH.
INTRODUCTION: No study has investigated how exercise modifies the effect of fall-related drugs (FRDs) on falls among people with Alzheimer's disease (AD). OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to investigate how exercise intervention and FRDs intera... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The role of parental affection and psychological control in adolescent athletes' symptoms of school and sport burnout during the transition to upper secondary school - Aunola K, Sorkkila M, Viljaranta J, Tolvanen A, Ryba TV.
INTRODUCTION: The transition from compulsory school to upper secondary school is a challenging period for adolescents. Especially challenging it can be for adolescents who aim to integrate two domains of achievement, such as an athletic career and academic... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sport motivation and doping in adolescent athletes - Mudrak J, Slepicka P, Slepickova I.
In this study, we examine doping among adolescents from a motivati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Qualitative evaluation of high school implementation strategies for youth sports concussion laws - Yang J, Davies S, Coxe K, Harvey HH, Singichetti B, Guo J.
CONTEXT:  : All 50 states and the District of Columbia have enacted laws governing concussion management and education. These concussion laws, featuring common tenets regarding removal from play, return to play, and concussion education, have shaped schoo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Incidence, costs, and temporal trends of sports injury-related hospitalisations in Australian children over a 10-year period: a nationwide population-based cohort study - Lystad RP, Curtis K, Browne GJ, Mitchell RJ.
This study u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Lower back pain: Best exercise for you to do at home every day for fast relief
LOWER back pain affects one in three adults in the UK and can make how you go about your day-to-day life very difficult. Rather than laying down and resting, it ’s recommended the best way to ease pain is to keep active. Try this particular exercise at home every day to help ease your backache. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Endurance exercise training has beneficial effects on gut microbiota composition
(University of Jyv ä skyl ä - Jyv ä skyl ä n yliopisto) Endurance exercise training beneficially modifies gut microbiota composition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How mindfulness-based practices can help you lose weight
(Natural News) If you’re struggling to lose some weight with diet and exercise, consider a different approach. Aside from helping you manage stress and improve your focus, mindfulness techniques can help you shed those unwanted pounds. What is mindfulness? Mindfulness, which is rooted in Buddhist meditation, refers to the constant awareness of your own “thoughts, feelings,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lower back pain: Best exercise to do at home every day to ease backache fast
LOWER back pain is a common condition which affects one in three adults in the UK. Laying down may seem like the best solution for painful backache, but staying physically active is actually key. Doing this specific exercise at home every day can help soothe discomfort as well as improve strength and flexibility. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise CAN save your life, especially when it comes to brain health
(Natural News) You don’t need to witness someone you love deteriorate right before your eyes to prepare for Alzheimer’s disease: Scientists from the UT Southwestern Medical Center found that regular exercise is linked to increased brain health – which lowers your chances of getting this debilitating condition. In the study, which was published in the Journal for Alzheimer’s... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Billy Monger: 'Why I don't want to compete in disabled sport'
Billy Monger, 19, had a crash 18 months ago which resulted in both his legs being amputated. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors Warn Of C-Section ‘ Epidemic ’ As Global Rates Double
(CBS Local) — Caesarean section birth rates have nearly doubled in two decades worldwide, even reaching “epidemic” proportions in some countries, doctors warned Friday. According to research published in The Lancet, the number of women delivering babies via C-sections rose to 29.7 million worldwide in 2015, or 21 percent. That is the most recent year for which complete data is available. That’s up from 16 million in 2000, or 12 percent of all births, and significantly higher than the 10-15% considered medically necessary. Globally, the number of babies born through #Caesarean section has...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Local TV talkers Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could this amino acid improve glucose control in diabetes?
The amino acid alanine lowers blood glucose by activating an enzyme that increases energy production in cells during fasting and exercise, a study reveals. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

University site wins again in controversial pathology shake-up
A university site has again been named as the preferred location for a consolidated pathology service for Lancashire following a second evaluation exercise, HSJ has learned. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Exercise May Delay Symptoms of Alzheimer's in Those at Risk
FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 -- Even among individuals at high genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease, exercise may delay symptom onset, according to a study published online Sept. 25 in Alzheimer's& Dementia. Stephan M üller, Ph.D., from the University... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 12, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

From selling drugs to meeting the Queen – one man’s extraordinary story
Marcellus Baz grew up around gangs, dropped out of school, and was set for a life selling drugs. Today, UNISON’s police and justice conference heard the story of his unpredictable life. Marcellus explains that, as a boy, he didn’t enjoy being at home. “My dad was always out, trying to put food on the table, but he didn’t realise we needed some direction and love: we never saw him. “My mum was suffering from horrendous mental health problems. Once she gathered us together and said we were going to jump in the river and kill ourselves.” Because of his home life he spent a lot of time on th...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Rosa Ellis Tags: Article 2018 police and justice conference youth services Source Type: news

Is my sports team killing me?
With baseball playoffs starting, the football and hockey seasons upon us and basketball season waiting in the wings, sports fans are in ecstasy. September and October are the only months in which you can watch all four of those major American professional sports. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medicine Balls: Exercise Tools That Add Fun to Fitness
FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 -- Want to add a new type of challenge to your exercise routine? Consider working out with a medicine ball, an inexpensive fitness tool that's exploding in popularity. This weighted ball helps you develop strength, endurance... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 12, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 - the ‘superdrink’ to have with your breakfast to prevent high blood sugar
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by eating a healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could also avoid high blood sugar symptoms by adding this drink to your breakfast routine. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medicine Balls: Exercise Tools That Add Fun to Fitness
Title: Medicine Balls: Exercise Tools That Add Fun to FitnessCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/12/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/12/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General)
Source: MedicineNet Exercise and Fitness General - October 12, 2018 Category: Podiatry Source Type: news

Analyse this: what Freud can teach us about Trumpism
As a psychotherapist, here ’s what I’ve learned in the two years since Donald Trump moved into the White House.By Gary GreenbergIt will be left to future historians, if there are any, to explain to their contemporaries why a profession came into existence in the 20th century whose well-paid practitioners sat in an office while people otherwise unknown to them talked about their unhappiness, one after the other, for an hour at a time. I have been a therapist for 35 years, and I still don ’t really understand it. I don’t speak in delphic tongues or offer holy absolution or perform shamanic hocus pocus...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 12, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Gary Greenberg Tags: Donald Trump Sigmund Freud US news Psychology Society Source Type: news

Study provides insights on the effects of exercise on cognitive performance
(Wiley) A new British Journal of Psychology study has looked at the details behind how cognitive performance may improve during aerobic exercise. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - October 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Discovery Could Lead To Drug Treatment For Nearsightedness
BOSTON (CBS) — Nearsightedness is expected to affect half of the world’s population by the year 2050, but researchers at Columbia University have made a discovery that could lead to the development of drugs to treat the condition. Nearsightedness is the inability to see far away.  It occurs when the eye grows too long so when you’re looking at an object, instead of the image coming into focus on the retina, it lands in front of the retina making it appear blurry. It is the most common cause of vision impairment in the world. Studying marmosets, researchers identified the molecular pathways&...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Local TV Nearsighted Source Type: news