Falls at advanced age - the importance to search for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) - Krieger J, Frackowiak M, Berger M, Heneka MT, Jacobs AH.
INTRODUCTION: One of the most important geriatric syndromes is dizziness in conjunction with gait disorder and consequent falls. There are various differential diagnoses for dizziness, one of them is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). OBJ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 16, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Is your poo closer to black or brown? The shade that can be a sign of cancer
IN LIFE they say one should never look back and if suffering from vertigo, never look down. However, in the case of bowel cancer it is highly recommended people do just that. The reason for this is that what a person leaves behind can be indicative of what their future holds. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dural Arteriovenous Fistula Dural Arteriovenous Fistula
What did imaging studies reveal about the origin of this patient ' s vertigo, headache, and four-day history of vision changes?Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Radiology Headlines - May 3, 2022 Category: Radiology Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Study Explores Characteristics of Vestibular Migraine
TUESDAY, April 5, 2022 -- For patients with vestibular migraine (VM), the mean age of headache and vertigo onset is 25 and 39 years, respectively, according to a study published in the April issue of Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. Ne şe... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 5, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Post-concussive vestibular dysfunction is related to injury to the inferior vestibular nerve - Gard A, Al-Husseini A, Kornaropoulos EN, De Maio A, Tegner Y, Bj örkman-Burtscher I, Markenroth Bloch K, Nilsson M, Magnusson M, Marklund N.
Symptoms of vestibular dysfunction such as dizziness and vertigo are common after sports-related concussions (SRC) and associated with a worse outcome and a prolonged recovery. Vestibular dysfunction after SRC can be because of an impairment of the periphe... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Comparative study of vestibular projection pathway connectivity in cerebellar injury patients and healthy adults - Gam BU, Cho IH, Yeo SS, Kwon JW, Jang SH, Oh S.
OBJECTIVE: Cerebellar injury can not only cause gait and postural instability, nystagmus, and vertigo but also affect the vestibular system. However, changes in connectivity regarding the vestibular projection pathway after cerebellar injury have not yet b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 25, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: TBI Source Type: news

6 Surprising Symptoms Of Multiple Sclerosis
From tingling to vertigo, here are a few early signs of MS to watch out for. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - March 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How healthcare utilization due to dizziness and vertigo differs between older and younger adults - Prell T, Finn S, Axer H.
We describe self-reported healthcare utilization because of dizziness and vertigo in older adults attending a tertiary care specialized vertigo center. METHODS: Data from 765 patients (4... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

What's making me feel so dizzy? DR MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions 
DR MARTIN SCURR: Your symptoms are typical of vestibular migraine - essentially a migraine where the main symptom is vertigo, or lack of balance, accompanied by dizziness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for vertigo: Three pills that may ease feelings of regular dizziness
VERTIGO is more than just feeling dizzy, the condition causes everything around you to feel as though it is spinning. A deeply unsettling sensation, could supplements help to set things straight? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Atrium Health program to treat patients with long haul COVID-19 symptoms
Britney Broyhill, DNP, Atrium Health ’s senior director of advanced practice, had professional interest in treating COVID-19 long-haulers before the matter became more personal: Her sister-in-law contracted the virus last November and endured symptoms that impacted her through March of this year. “She ended up in the emergency dep artment because she was so dizzy, she couldn’t stand up,” says Broyhill. “The vertigo would hit out of the blue. Then she couldn’t drive for three months and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 8, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Can Breakthrough Infections Lead to Long COVID? For an Unlucky Few, Yes
When health experts talk about the remarkable efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines, they typically point to their ability to prevent severe disease and death. Fully vaccinated people can still get “breakthrough” infections from the virus that causes COVID-19—but compared to an unvaccinated person, they’re more than 10 times less likely to be hospitalized or die from their illness, according to U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) research. Officials often point to these impressive figures as evidence that we can tame COVID-19 into a mostly mild illness that behaves like a routine cold or f...
Source: TIME: Health - September 30, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Case report: acute onset fear of falling and treatment with "cognitive physical therapy" - Castro P, Vadera S, Bancroft MJ, Buttell J, Kaski D.
We present a 78-year-old woman with an abrupt onset FoF and no history of falls, balance problems, vertigo, oscillopsia, psychiatric... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

‘It became a compulsion’: how fertility forums took over my life
After years trying for a child without success, I sought solace in online message boards. Before long, I was spending hours a day poring over intimate posts, sharing everything with total strangers. Would it help?Leanne was having her fringe cut when she was offered fertility drugs. It was leftover stock from her hairdresser ’s treatment and she was giving it to Leanne for free on condition that she dispose of the packaging, as it was labelled with the hairdresser’s name and address. Leanne accepted the drugs – it would save months on NHS waiting lists.A couple of weeks later, Leanne began taking the hormones that wo...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 14, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Alex Holder Tags: Fertility problems IVF Pregnancy Parents and parenting Family Health & wellbeing Life and style Society Internet Technology Source Type: news

Pufferfish poisoning from Arothron stellatus: the first confirmed case in India with exact species identification - Joseph TC, Goswami DB, Pradeep MA, Anupama TK, Parmar E, Renuka V, Remya S, Ravishankar CN.
A puffer fish poisoning case was reported from the coastal city of Veraval in the Gujarat state of India with patient reporting symptoms of giddiness, vertigo, aphasia and heaviness of head following consumption of cooked fish. Treatment was purely symptom... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Home and Consumer Product Safety Source Type: news