FDA Approves Ketamine-Like Nasal Spray For Depression
(CNN) — The US Food and Drug Administration approved Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s esketamine on Tuesday for treatment-resistant depression; the drug is the chemical cousin of ketamine, the powerful anesthetic that has been used illegally as the club drug Special K. It will be sold as Spravato. More specifically, it’s for patients who have tried at least two other medications without success, and it should be taken with an oral antidepressant. Esketamine will be sold as Spravato. (Image credit:Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc.) “There has been a longstanding need for additional effective treatments for ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local CNN Depression Dr. Mallika Marshall Esketamine Special K Spravato Source Type: news

Woman with disorder which causes her to pass out is 'trampled on the Underground after commuters'
Kelly Boyson, of Berkshire, suffers from extreme vertigo and tinnitus due to M énière's disease. She wants to raise awareness of invisible illnesses after being refused help in public. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman with disorder which causes her to pass out is 'trampled on the Underground after commuters'
Kelly Boyson, of Berkshire, suffers from extreme vertigo and tinnitus due to Ménière's disease. She wants to raise awareness of invisible illnesses after being refused help in public. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'I've breathed in some crazy things from outer space' – Katie Paterson's cosmic art
The artist who once sent a meteorite back into orbit is now looking for the heavenly in Turner ’s paintings, in a show that explodes with moonlight and gamma ray confettiThe confetti cannon is set to go off every two weeks, firing out 3,216 pieces of paper, each colour-coded to match the gamma ray bursts that destroy entire galaxies. Nearby, a spinning wheel contains all the colours of the universe – today’s is “cosmic latte”. Elsewhere in Katie Paterson’s new show, there’s a lightbulb that emits “moonlight”, an LP that turns at the speed of the Earth (one rotation a da...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 28, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Patrick Barkham Tags: Installation Art Art and design Culture Space Astronomy The moon Science JMW Turner Source Type: news

Hairdresser whose brain is 'slipping from her skull' is desperately fundraising £300,000 for surgery
Sarah Jackson, 30, had just moved to Australia in 2013 when she developed severe vertigo that left her barely able to stand. After returning to Essex, she was diagnosed with chiari malformation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crickets could be behind the Cuba 'sonic attack' mystery, scientists say
When a number of US diplomats and their families in Cuba reported hearing bizarre noises in 2016 and 2017-- and experienced a range of symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo, and pain and ringing in the ears -- US Department of State officials feared they might have fallen victim to an "acoustic attack" by sonic devices. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delayed presentation of neck arteries dissection, caused by water slide activity - Alboudi AM, Sarathchandran P, Geblawi SS.
A 16-year-old Korean boy presented with acute onset vertigo, dysphagia and gait ataxia of 16  hours duration. He had history of headache and neck pain along with transient vertigo during a water slide ride 12 days before presentation. CT brain showed left... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Risk factor of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in trauma patients: a retrospective analysis using Korean trauma database - Kim M, Lee DS, Hong TH, Joo Cho H.
Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a comorbid condition prevalent in patients recovering from trauma. Due to the paucity of studies investigating the etiology of this condition, the present study sought to analyze the high-risk group of BPPV pa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

What is behind cerebellar vertigo and dizziness? - Feil K, Strobl R, Schindler A, Krafczyk S, Goldschagg N, Frenzel C, Glaser M, Sch öberl F, Zwergal A, Strupp M.
The differential diagnosis of vertigo or dizziness as a result of cerebellar disorders can be difficult as many patients with a cerebellar pathology do not present with the full spectrum of cerebellar signs. The main goal of this study was to describe the ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A link between migraines and gastrointestinal problems?
In young children, several syndromes that cause gastrointestinal symptoms are also associated with migraines. These syndromes can cause episodes of vomiting (cyclical vomiting), abdominal pain (abdominal migraine) and dizziness (benign paroxysmal vertigo). They're often called childhood periodic syndromes or episodic syndromes that may be associated with migraine. Although these syndromes usually aren't accompanied by head [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 6, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Dizziness, vertigo, and mental health comorbidity in Gulf War veterans - Fox A, Riska K, Tseng CL, McCarron K, Satcher S, Osinubi O, Helmer D.
BACKGROUND: Gulf War Illness (GWI) is a chronic condition involving symptoms across multiple body systems. Previous research has implicated the vestibular system as a potential underlying factor in the symptoms experienced by veterans with GWI, due in part... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 16, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is labyrinthitis?
Labyrinthitis is a condition that can occur when a cold, the flu, or a middle ear infection spreads to the inner ear. It can cause nausea, vertigo, dizziness, and hearing problems. Although symptoms often clear up on their own within a few weeks, it is important to see a doctor. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Balance control during stance and gait after cochlear implant surgery - Stieger C, Siemens X, Honegger F, Roushan K, Bodmer D, Allum J.
BACKGROUND: After cochlear implant (CI) surgery, some patients experience vertigo, dizziness and/or deficits in vestibulo-ocular reflexes. However, little is known about the effect of CI surgery on balance control. Therefore, we examined differences in sta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Natural remedies for low blood pressure
(Natural News) You may be familiar with high blood pressure, but what about low blood pressure? Hypotension, another name for low blood pressure, is linked to various health problems, and can cause side effects like: Chronic fatigue Dizziness Fainting Poor circulation Vertigo Weak arteries Low blood pressure is often characterized by blood pressure readings of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is meclizine?
Meclizine oral tablet is a prescription medication used to treat vertigo (a condition that causes you to feel like you or the room is spinning). Meclizine oral tablet is only available as a generic drug. It doesn ’t have a brand-name version. Learn about meclizine’s side effects, warnings, dosage, and more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacy / Pharmacist Source Type: news

Artificial neural network now capable of finding medication complaints in social networks
(Kazan Federal University) 'Cannot get asleep all night', 'a little giddy' and other complaints in social networks can now be translated into formal medical terms, such as insomnia or vertigo. The task of comparing syndromes mentioned by patients and specific medical terms is called the normalization of medical concepts. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - September 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Guideline Adherence Still Not Optimal for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo Guideline Adherence Still Not Optimal for Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo
Adherence to guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is improving but remains suboptimal among ambulatory-care physicians, according to a new survey.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - August 27, 2018 Category: Radiology Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

A simple culprit for hearing issues and vertigo: Earwax
Of all the indignities that come with aging, excessive earwax may be the most insidious. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Subacute carbon monoxide poisoning presenting as vertigo and fluctuating low frequency hearing loss - Seale B, Ahanger S, Hari C.
We describe a case of 38-year-old lady prese... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo in patients after mild traumatic brain injury - J ózefowicz-Korczyńska M, Pajor A, Skóra W.
BACKGROUND: Post-traumatic vertigo, dizziness and balance disorders following head trauma range from 15% to 78% in the general population. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is the most common vestibular disorder in such patients. OBJECTIV... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Definition of balance and cognition related to disability levels in vestibular migraine patients - Balci B, Şenyuva N, Akdal G.
OBJECTIVE: To compare the balance and cognition of vestibular migraine (VM) patients with migraineurs without vertigo history and healthy subjects, and to examine the effects of disability level on these functions. MATERIAL-METHOD: The study consisted of 3... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Falls Source Type: news

Sunflowers and Santa Claus: Guardian writers and readers on how their first memory changed them
Our earliest memory can shape our lives, but new research suggests that many are false. Here, writers and readers reflect on their earliest recollectionsIt starts as a dreamy state of dizzying vertigo, and then I rattle, headfirst, down the wooden stairs. Falling down the white-painted (I think), definitely uncarpeted stairs of our first house is my first memory, and I must have been around two. But is it real? A new study suggests not, and if you can remember lying in your pram/taking your first steps/having your nappy changed, then you are almost certainly wrong, too.In a survey of more than 6,600 people, published in Ps...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - July 19, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Emine Saner, Polly Toynbee, Remona Aly, Stephen Moss, Jess Cartner-Morley, Hadley Freeman, Hannah Jane Parkinson, John Crace, Hugh Muir, Sarah Phillips, Anne Perkins and Poppy Noor Simon Hattenstone Tags: Memory Science Source Type: news

Posturography studies in patients with central and mixed vertigo Summary - Fedorowicz J, Bieli ńska M, Olszewski J.
INTRODUCTION: The aim of the study was to compare the results of posturography in patients with central and mixed vertigo. MATERIAL AND METHODS: 50 patients (40 female and 10 male) aged between 26-47 complaining of vertigo were examined during their hospit... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

A therapeutic headband for vertigo sufferers? This D.C. biotech is developing one.
The company plans to raise roughly $5 million this fall, hoping have approval from the Food and Drug Administration to commercialize the product by this time next year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 6, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

A therapeutic headband for vertigo sufferers? This D.C. biotech is developing one.
The company plans to raise roughly $5 million this fall, hoping have approval from the Food and Drug Administration to commercialize the product by this time next year. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 6, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Sara Gilgore Source Type: news

Vertigo May Worsen Odds of Recovery in Sudden Hearing Loss
FRIDAY, June 22, 2018 -- For patients with sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL), vertigo may be negatively associated with recovery of hearing, according to a review published online June 21 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head& Neck... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vertigo, Not an Easy Diagnosis
Title: Vertigo, Not an Easy DiagnosisCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 11/28/2007 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:10 PM (Source: MedicineNet Hearing General)
Source: MedicineNet Hearing General - June 13, 2018 Category: Audiology Source Type: news

Neurologists Identify New Type of Vertigo
THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 -- A hyperactive and asymmetric velocity-storage mechanism may be responsible for intermittent attacks of vertigo in some patients with recurrent spontaneous vertigo (RSV) of unknown etiology, according to a study published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 24, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Newly Identified Form of Vertigo Responds to Treatment
THURSDAY, May 24, 2018 -- Because vertigo can have many causes, treating it can be difficult, but researchers have identified a new type that may be effectively treated with medication. " These conditions can be difficult to diagnose and quite... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New Type of Spontaneous Vertigo Identified in Korea
(MedPage Today) -- No known cause, but appears potentially treatable (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - May 23, 2018 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

New Type of Treatable Vertigo Identified New Type of Treatable Vertigo Identified
A simple headshaking maneuver may help separate this new condition from other types of vertigo, including Meniere disease, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Researchers say chronic dizziness can result from, or trigger, psychiatric disorders
(American Osteopathic Association) Dizziness can fall into a number of broad categories, including vertigo (spinning sensation), presyncope (near-fainting), and disequilibrium (imbalance). When a patient's description of symptoms appears consistent with one of these categories, physicians are better equipped to make an accurate diagnosis. Patients who have a difficult time describing their symptoms, or seem to experience several different symptoms, are likely experiencing non-specific dizziness -- which should be a cue for physicians to ask about the patient's mental health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dizziness and vertigo syndromes viewed with a historical eye - Huppert D, Brandt T.
Seasickness, fear of heights, and adverse effects of alcohol were the major areas where descriptions of vertigo and dizziness were found in Roman, Greek, and Chinese texts from about 730 BC-600 AD. A few detailed accounts were suggestive of specific vestib... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Wearing goggles could help you sleep and lose weight
Specs are no longer just for seeing with — there are now a range of high-tech smart ‘goggles’ to treat a host of conditions, from diabetes to vertigo.  (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could wearing goggles help you sleep and lose weight?
Specs are no longer just for seeing with — there are now a range of high-tech smart ‘goggles’ to treat a host of conditions, from diabetes to vertigo.  (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the home remedies for vertigo?
A look at home remedies for vertigo, a feeling of spinning and dizziness. Included are details on the symptoms and when to see a doctor for the condition. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a vestibular migraine?
We take a look at vestibular migraines, a type of migraine that involves dizziness and vertigo. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Vestibular vertigo is associated with abnormal sleep duration - Albathi M, Agrawal Y.
In this study, we evaluate the association between vestibular vertigo and sleep duration in a large, representative sampl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Relationship of visual dependence to age, balance, attention, and vertigo - Lee SC.
[Purpose] The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship of increased visual dependence to age, balance, attention, and vertigo. [Subjects and Methods] Twelve younger, 12 visually independent (VI) older and 12 visually dependent (VD) older adult... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 9, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 1, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Epley maneuver: A treatment for vertigo
The Epley maneuver is a gentle exercise that is used to treat benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). Learn how it is performed, and how it helps. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy Source Type: news

Vertigo sufferers should not be handed pills say scientsts
Chronic vertigo should not be treated with medication say a team of UK and Amsterdam experts. Instead, sufferers should try vestibular rehabilitation, a form of 'brain retraining' exercises. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Syncope, falls and vertigo - Weingart C, Schneider HJ, Sieber CC.
Dizziness/vertigo, falls and syncope are among the most common reasons for seeking medical care. As clinical entities they share common pathogenetic and clinical features and differences. The diagnostic work-up can often be initiated in a  general practiti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 22, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Isolated Atypical Transient Symptoms in a Cohort With TIA Isolated Atypical Transient Symptoms in a Cohort With TIA
Isolated atypical transient symptoms, such as partial sensory deficit, vertigo, visual deficit, or diplopia can be associated with many diagnoses. How often do they indicate transient ischemic attack?Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

A diagnosis of dysautonomia sheds new light on Sarah ’s pain
Sarah Fishman exudes vivaciousness and warmth. When describing her favorite activities, mainly swimming and rugby, her energy is infectious. It is hard to imagine that someone as lively as Sarah has been suffering from chronic pain her whole life. Since she was little, Sarah has struggled with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), a common intestinal disorder that causes stomach pain and colon issues. However, it wasn’t until her junior year of college that she started experiencing symptoms that were no longer recognizable. “My local gastroenterologist kept giving me treatments that weren’t doing anything,&rdqu...
Source: Thrive, Children's Hospital Boston - July 5, 2017 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Helen Santoro Tags: Our Patients’ Stories Alyssa Lebel dysautonomia headaches irritable bowel syndrome Source Type: news

The impact of opioid medications on subsequent fractures in discharged emergency department patients with peripheral vertigo - Grewal K, Austin PC, Kapral MK, Lu H, Atzema CL.
BACKGROUND: Vertigo is common in the emergency department (ED). Most aetiologies are peripheral and do not require hospitalization, but many patients still fear falling. Some patients may be taking opioid analgesic medications (for other reasons); the risk... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

What’s causing YOUR vertigo? It’s a symptom of an EAR infection leading to hearing loss
VERTIGO and feeling nauseous are two of the symptoms of labyrinthitis - a type of inner ear infection which could lead to hearing loss. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New guidance for treating vertigo
Millions of Americans suffer from vertigo each year, and it can be disabling. But the condition can be treated -- usually without drugs or expensive tests. CBS News' Meg Oliver reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vertigo dizziness is scary, but common
Some patients may need repeated treatments for vertigo to relieve symptoms, but new guidelines say expensive tests and drugs aren't needed (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

MRI-related magnetic field exposures and risk of commuting accidents - a cross-sectional survey among Dutch imaging technicians - Huss A, Schaap K, Kromhout H.
BACKGROUND: Imaging technicians working with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may experience acute effects such as vertigo or dizziness when being exposed. A previous study also reported an increased risk of accidents in MRI exposed staff. OBJECTIV... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 2, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news