A case of delayed neurological manifestation following carbon monoxide poisoning in Sri Lanka: epidemiology of exposure and literature review - Kumarihamy P, Kularatne SAM, Pathirage M, Gunaratne WMSN, Waduge R.
BACKGROUND: Carbon monoxide poisoning is a common emergency worldwide, which carries high morbidity and mortality. Some patients who recover from the insult of acute carbon monoxide toxicity may later develop delayed neuropsychiatric sequelae (DNS) after a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Mental health disorders rife in post-conflict areas
(Anglia Ruskin University) A new study has found that 58 percent of people displaced following the civil war in Sri Lanka have suffered mental health problems. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 1, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Can red sage be protect against diabetic nephropathy?
(Natural News) Diabetic nephropathy, also known as diabetic kidney disease, is a serious complication that can cause chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease. This complication is said to be triggered by oxidative stress. Fortunately, researchers from China and Sri Lanka found that this complication can be attenuated with red sage (Salvia miltiorrhiza), or danshen... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic kidney disease of undetermined causes, described originally in Central America and Sri Lanka
(Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal)) Chronic kidney disease of undetermined causes (CKDu), initially reported among agricultural communities in Central America and Sri Lanka, is also present in India, particularly in Southern rural areas, and could be common in other tropical and subtropical rural settings. These are the main conclusions of a new study published in BMJ Open. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Cochrane seeks Clinical Research Associate - Liverpool, UK
 Liverpool school of Tropical Medicine's Centre for Evidence Synthesis in Global Health has led developments in systematic reviews in tropical medicine and international health. In the 1990s, staff contributed to setting up Cochrane, and established theCochrane Infectious Diseases Group (CIDG). This is now recognised as one of Cochrane's premier groups, with over 150 Cochrane reviews and 600 authors, and is well-linked with the World Health Organization.We are looking to expand the centre. As part of this, we are recruiting staff for the "Research, Evidence and Development Initiative " (READ-It) programme th...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - March 25, 2019 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Risk perceptions for exertional heat illnesses in junior cricket in Sri Lanka - Gamage PJ, Fortington LV, Finch CF.
OBJECTIVES: Exertional heat illnesses (EHI) can occur when sport is played in hot and humid environments, such as those common across Asia. Measures to reduce the risk of EHI are important; however, causal data on EHI occurrence are limited and challenging... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Epidemiology, toxicokinetics and biomarkers after self-poisoning with Gloriosa superba - Wijerathna TM, Gawarammana IB, Mohamed F, Dissanayaka DM, Dargan PI, Chathuranga U, Jayathilaka C, Buckley NA.
The objective of this study was to describe the epidemiology, toxicokinetics and selected ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Gender moderates diurnal cortisol in relation to trauma and PTSD symptoms: a study in Sri Lankan adolescents - Nicolson NA, Ponnamperuma T.
Trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have been linked to aspects of diurnal cortisol secretion in adolescents, but little is known about gender differences in these associations. A school-based sample of Sri Lankan adolescents aged 13-1... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Perceptions on the sexual harassment of female nurses in a state hospital in Sri Lanka: a qualitative study - Adams EA, Darj E, Wijewardene K, Infanti JJ.
BACKGROUND: Sexual harassment occurs within the nursing profession globally, challenging the health and safety of nurses and the quality and efficiency of health systems. In Sri Lanka, no studies have explored this issue in the health sector; however, fema... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 28, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Early humans hunted monkeys and squirrels in the rainforest
New evidence from Sri Lanka's oldest archaeological site suggests that early humans used sophisticated techniques to hunt monkeys and squirrels, according to a study published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A prospective study of repetition of self-harm following deliberate self-poisoning in rural Sri Lanka - Pushpakumara PHGJ, Thennakoon SUB, Rajapakse TN, Abeysinghe R, Dawson AH.
INTRODUCTION: Repetition of deliberate self-harm is an important predictor of subsequent suicide. Repetition rates in Asian countries appear to be significantly lower than in western high-income countries. METHODological differences in studies, and... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 16, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

Seas of Death and Hope
By Jan LundiusSTOCKHOLM / ROME, Feb 11 2019 (IPS)The Mediterranean Sea is currently a sea of death. On the 20th of June every year, i.e. The World Refugee Day, an organization called UNITED for Intercultural Action publishes a “List of Deaths”, summarising information on where, when and under which circumstances a named individual has died due to the “fatal policies of fortress Europa”. The data are collected through information received from 550 network organisations in 48 countries and from local experts, journalists and researchers in the field of migration. The list issued in 2018 accounted for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jan Lundius Tags: Armed Conflicts Arts Crime & Justice Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Migration & Refugees Religion TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

A Truly Global Effort is Needed to Eradicate FGM by 2030
At Narok County, Kenya, during a discussion by anti-FGM campaigner Agnes Pareyio from Tasaru Ntomonok Initiative (TNI). The picture was taken at a school run by TNI for girls escaping FGM and child marriage. Credit: Equality Now/ Tara CareyBy Divya SrinivasanNEW DELHI, Feb 6 2019 (IPS)According to official data on the global prevalence of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) released by UNICEF there are 200 million women and girls in the world who have been cut. Shocking though this statistic is, it seriously underestimates the nature and scale of the problem. In 2015, when the United Nations was in the process of adopting the ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - February 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Divya Srinivasan Tags: Aid Crime & Justice Education Featured Gender Gender Violence Global Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity Religion TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Source Type: news

Sri Lanka halts imports of Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder
Existing stocks in stores across the Asian nation can still be sold but there will be no new imports of the talc. Two officials said they are waiting on test results before the decision will be overturned. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exclusive: Sri Lanka halts imports of Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder pending asbestos tests
Sri Lanka has halted imports of Johnson& Johnson Baby Powder until the company proves its product is free from cancer-causing asbestos, two government officials and the product's local distributor told Reuters. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 31, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Prevalence and correlates of interpersonal violence among in-school adolescents in Sri Lanka: results from the 2016 Sri Lankan Global School-Based Health Survey - Senanayake SJ, Gunawardena S, Wickramasinghe S, Wickramasinghe C, Gunawardena NS, Lokubalasooriya A, Peiris R, Agarval N, Rani M.
This article discusses the prevalence of interpersonal v... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 29, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Eb144/conf./8
Global action on patient safety Draft resolution proposed by Argentina, Australia, Austria, Botswana, Eswatini, Germany, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Luxembourg, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Switzerland and United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation)
Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation - January 27, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Eb144/conf./7
Follow-up to the political declaration of the third high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases Draft decision proposed by Argentina, Barbados, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Kenya, Monaco, Panama, Peru, Russian Federation, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Uruguay and the European Union and its Member States (Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation)
Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation - January 26, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Are left-behind families of migrant workers at increased risk of attempted suicide? - A cohort study of 178,000+ individuals in Sri Lanka - Knipe D, Lambert H, Pearson M, Eddleston M, Jayamanne S, Wickramage K, Hawton K, Konradsen F, Metcalfe C, Gunnell D.
BACKGROUND: There are an estimated 258 million international migrants worldwide. In Asia low-skilled workers often emigrate on a temporary basis (2-3  years) without their families. There is significant concern over the mental health and wellbeing of left... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Man, 36, has his bowel removed after chronic constipation
The unnamed man, 36, from Sri Lanka, suffers from multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B, which alters bowel movements and causes 'tumour-like growths' on his tongue (pictured). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A study of injury patterns and socio-demographic profiles of victims of intimate partner violence in Sri Lanka - Vadysinghe AN, Edussuriya D, Lakma MRY.
The objective of this study wasto ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 15, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Match injuries in Sri Lankan junior cricket: a prospective, longitudinal study - Gamage PJ, Fortington LV, Kountouris A, Finch CF.
This study aimed to identify the incidence and nature of match injuries among Sri Lankan junior cricketers. DESIGN: Long... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Time for a new Paradigm
Roberto Savio is founder of IPS Inter Press Service and President EmeritusBy Roberto SavioROME, Jan 8 2019 (IPS)The person most qualified to write the foreword for this latest work by Riccardo Petrella, In the Name of Humanity, would actually be Pope Francis, who, using other words but speaking of values and making denouncements, has often argued what the reader will find in the following pages. I quote him, because words like “solidarity”, “equality”, “social justice” or “participation” – now used only by Pope Francis I – have now disappeared from today’s p...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Roberto Savio Tags: Crime & Justice Development & Aid Economy & Trade Education Environment Featured Financial Crisis Global Global Governance Globalisation Headlines Health Human Rights Inequity Labour Peace TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

The assessment of medical fitness to drive in Sri Lanka: current status, gaps and recommendations - Jayasekara TI, Gunawardena SA.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Liberal peace and peacebuilding: global and local debates in the context of Sri Lanka - Jirasinghe RC.
This paper examines the key global debates on liberal peace and peacebuilding and their nexus with the Sri Lankan conflict, the efforts to resolve the conflict and the ensuing local discourses. The end of the cold war heralded the possibility of a liberal ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Weapons used to harm female victims of intimate partner violence and community violence - Ulnes M, Hultquist H, Sithum MM, Vidanapathirana M, Wijewardene K, Anderson L.
Introduction The pattern of intimate partner violence has not been studied in-depth in Sri Lanka. The aim of this study was to investigate the weapons use among women exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) and to compare with community violence (CV)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Neighbourhood social environment on physical activity among adults in Sri Lanka: a qualitative inquiry - Weliange SDS, Fernando D, Gunatilake J.
BACKGROUND: Adopting an active lifestyle is a complex behavioural process, which is influenced by various factors. Social environment characteristics are well recognized to influence health and physical activity (PA) behaviour. However, social environme... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Pedestrians and Bicycles Source Type: news

Social capital under conditions of ethnic conflict: how does social capital impact on development in micro settings? - Herath D.
This paper examines the causal relationship between social capital and development in micro settings at a time of violent conflict by taking a case study of six villages in the north of Sri Lanka. The rich and vast literature on social capital has document... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Social Etiologies and Disparities Source Type: news

Medico-legal investigation of a series of female murders in Sabaragamuwa Province, Sri Lanka - Vidanapathirana M, Ruwanpura RP, Illeperuma RJ, Attygalle U, Dasanayake PB, Wijewardene H, Gunathilake TKMB, Wijetunga KWMB, Rathnayake I.
This study was conducted to analyze the medico-leg... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Penetrating injury to Zone II of the neck causing laryngotracheal injury following a firecracker blast: first reported case - Jameel MR, Galketiya KB, Samarasinghe TM.
The journal is the official publication of the College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka.   Its mission is to reach the highest standard of scientific surgical practice by dissemination of high quality scientific information and to foster and promote the growth of... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Domestic violence: does it concern the psychiatrist? (Editorial) - Rajapakse TN.
KEYWORDS: Domestic violence , Sri Lanka Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Urban water body recreational development and revitalizing program in Sri Lanka: public perception and willingness to pay - Ratnayake R, Wickramaarachchi N, Wattege P.
This study explores public perception and their willingness to pay for open water area recreational development at Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, Sri ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Community-Based Prevention Source Type: news

A study of flood risk mitigation strategies in vernacular dwellings of Rathnapura, Sri Lanka - Dilhani KAC, Jayaweera N.
This study examines the flood mitigation strategies in vernacular dwellings in the high flood risk district of Rathnupra, Sri Lanka. In order to mitigate flood risks, local communities have devised successful flood risk mitigation strategies especially in ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

A new method of suicides among teenagers in Sri Lanka: a case report - Warushahennadi J.
Suicide is the third leading cause of death in adolescents in the world. Although the firearm injuries are a common method of suicide in the United States, it is not common in Sri Lanka. We want to report the first case of teenage suicide with a firearm in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The association of parenting style on depression, anxiety and stress among Tamil speaking adolescents in the Colombo city - Sanjeevan D, de Zoysa P.
INTRODUCTION: Globally, studies have identified varied associations between the four key parenting styles and adolescent depression, anxiety and stress. However, such studies are rare in Sri Lanka, especially among Tamil speaking adolescents. Objective... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Characteristics of the elderly patients admitted to surgical casualty due to falls: a study from northern Sri Lanka - Kumanan T, Umapathy K, Karthick G.
[Abstract unavailable] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Caregiver feeding styles and their effect on behaviour and activity of a cohort of preschool children in 4 selected schools in the Colombo District of Sri Lanka - Dias GUN, Panduwawala PKTK, Posonmali BLR, Ranaweera HDR, de Alwis SMAN, Prathapan S, Liyanage G.
BACKGROUND: Parental feeding styles (authoritative, authoritarian, indulgent and uninvolved) are varied. Some styles may have adverse effects on child behaviour. In Sri Lanka, we do not have information on parental feeding patterns. Objectives: To desc... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 2, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Unconfirmed death as a predictor of psychological morbidity in family members of disappeared persons - Isuru A, Hewage SN, Bandumithra P, Williams SS.
BACKGROUND: The 2004 tsunami, the civil conflict until 2009 and the youth insurrection in the late 1980s in Sri Lanka resulted in many persons being classified as 'missing' as they disappeared and were unaccounted for. Our aim was to compare the prevalence... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Helping or heightening vulnerability? Midwives as arbiters of risk for women experiencing self-directed violence in urban Sri Lanka - Palfreyman A.
The response of midwives to women engaging in self-directed violence (SDV) may affect women's care and outcomes. The author explored midwives' understanding of SDV through semi-structured focus groups and in-depth interviews with 11 Public Health Midwives ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Quiet Casualty of Sri Lanka ’ s Political Crisis: A Sugar Tax
In an effort to increase public support for the disputed prime minister, the government is reducing a tax on sugary drinks that experts say is vital for the country ’ s health. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MIKE IVES Tags: Sri Lanka Sugar Politics and Government Rajapaksa, Mahinda Soft Drinks Medicine and Health Diabetes Obesity Source Type: news

Get rid of your gastric ulcers NATURALLY with snake gourd
(Natural News) Research has found that snake gourd (Trichosanthes cucumerina), a plant common to the Indian subcontinent and Southeast Asia, has gastroprotective activity, which can prevent damage caused by conditions such as gastric ulcer and similar conditions. In the study, the team from Sri Lanka looked at two things: The mechanism behind the plant’s ability... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence and correlates of depression among older urban community-dwelling adults in Sri Lanka - Rajapakshe OBW, Sivayogan S, Kulatunga PM.
AIM: As the population ages, mental health issues among the elderly are becoming a major concern worldwide, including in Sri Lanka. With rapid globalization, the coping and adapting skills of elderly individuals are tested, potentially revealing predisposi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Eb144/conf./1
Accelerating the elimination of cervical cancer as a global public health problem Draft decision proposed by Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, India, Kenya, Monaco, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Sri Lanka, Ukraine, United States of America, Uruguay and the European Union and its Member States (Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation)
Source: WHO Governing Body Documentation - November 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coffee Rust Threatens Latin American Crop; 150 Years Ago, It Wiped Out An Empire
The fungus, which has no cure, is destroying harvests in Latin America. In the 1800s, it devastated Sri Lanka's powerhouse coffee industry. And scientists say it's only a question of time.(Image credit: Jeff Koehler for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeff Koehler Source Type: news

Food science: Cinnamon can be used to treat various illnesses
(Natural News) Researchers at the University of Colombo and the Industrial Technology Institute in Sri Lanka confirmed that Cinnamomum zeylanicum (commonly referred to as Ceylon cinnamon) can be used to treat various diseases. The study, published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, provides scientific support for its use a treatment for many ailments.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patterns and outcome of acute poisoning among children in rural Sri Lanka - Dayasiri MBKC, Jayamanne SF, Jayasinghe CY.
This study describes the patterns of demographic characteristics, poison related factors, clinical management and outcome following acute poisoning among childr... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Monsanto facing lawsuits over kidney disease deaths in Sri Lanka
(Natural News) Monsanto has made enemies all around the world with its toxic products and dirty business tactics, and now they’re finally having to answer for their misdeeds in courts of law across the planet. The firm has been facing a slew of high-profile lawsuits here in the U.S. filed on behalf of cancer patients... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scientists find Ayurvedic medicine can help treat Type 2 diabetes
(Natural News) Patients with Type 2 diabetics may have a new, natural means of treating their complicated disease. Sri Lankan researchers tested the leaves of the red sandalwood for anti-diabetic properties. They reported that the leaves of this Ayurvedic medicinal plant possess potent anti-diabetic and antioxidant activity. Nine out of every 10 diabetics have Type... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Application of a flood inundation model to analyze the potential impacts of a flood control plan in Mundeni Aru river basin, Sri Lanka - Yoshimoto S, Amarnath G.
Capturing inundation extent by floods is indispensable for decision making for mitigating hazard. Satellite images have commonly been used for flood mapping, but there are limitations such as unavailability due to satellite's orbital period or cloud cover.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Three-in-one pill lowers blood pressure significantly, study says
A triple pill of different medication lowered blood pressure in a significant number of clinical study participants in Sri Lanka. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news