Back pain warning: It can be a sign of pancreatic cancer - how to tell
BACK pain can be attributed to a host of causes and it is not usually serious. In rare instances, it can be a sign of pancreatic cancer - here's how to tell. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Column: Your power probably isn't shutting off, regardless of what the 'utility' says
Utilities nationwide and throughout California are warning customers to ignore fraudulent calls threatening a service shutdown if you don't pay some cash. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Lazarus Source Type: news

Projection versus reality: Experts say Britain could fall well short of Prof Vallance's warning
Sir Patrick Vallance yesterday said he believed the epidemic in the UK was doubling every seven days, which would lead to 200 deaths a day by mid-November. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prentis urges Labour to commit to a ‘new deal’ for public services
This year’s Labour conference – online, as befits the times – marked two very special speeches: the last by Dave Prentis as UNISON general secretary, and the first by Keir Starmer as Labour leader. Both men paid powerful tribute to the public sector workers who have kept the UK on its feet during the COVID-19 pandemic. And Mr Starmer said it was time for Labour “to get serious about winning” and repair the damage done to public services by a decade of Tory government. The first of this year’s very different, COVID-affected party conferences started on Saturday, under the branding of Labo...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 22, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Demetrios Matheou Tags: Article affiliated political fund Covid-19 dave prentis Keir Starmer Labour Party no going back to normal social care UNISON Labour Link Source Type: news

Namibia: More Inmates, Pupils Test Positive For Covid-19
[New Era] Justice minister Yvonne Dausab has expressed disappointment over the public's non-compliance with Covid-19 rules following the lifting of the state of emergency, warning the nation could face another lockdown if citizens continue to defy health protocols. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 22, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus symptoms update: A prolonged common condition could indicate infection
CORONAVIRUS symptoms update: We have all experienced hiccups in our lives. The condition happens when a person's intake of air becomes momentarily blocked. It can happen for no apparent reason. It is usually a minor nuisance, but prolonged hiccups can indicate a serious medical problem and according to a case study, could be a warning of a possible COVID-19 infection. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia symptoms: Have you caught your partner staring like this? Warning sign
DEMENTIA symptoms often take the form of subtle behavioural changes at first. One telltale sign to watch out for in your partner is staring in a particular way. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

GPs call for partial suspension of network DES amid heavy workload
GPs leading primary care networks (PCNs) have called for the partial suspension of service specifications due to kick in from October - warning that practice teams are fatigued from responding to COVID-19 and already face an expanded flu campaign. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - September 22, 2020 Category: Primary Care Tags: Primary care networks Source Type: news

How Democrats plan to steal the 2020 election
(Natural News) “It’s my greatest concern, my single greatest concern,” warns Joe Biden: “This president is going to try to steal this election.” (Article republished from WND.com) Biden isn’t alone among Democrats and their media allies suddenly warning with great excitement that Republicans are going to lie, cheat, steal and collude with foreign powers to... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As nation mourns Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a look at advances in pancreatic cancer treatment
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who served on the Supreme Court since 1993, died of pancreatic cancer Sept. 18.Ginsburg battled cancer several times throughout her life. She was treated for colon cancer in 1999, underwent surgery for pancreatic cancer in 2009 and had cancerous lesions removed from her lung in 2018. Ginsburg received chemotherapy for a recurrence of pancreatic cancer in 2019.Pancreatic cancer is the third leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. A 6-inch-long gland in the abdomen, the pancreas makes digestive enzymes and hormones, such as insulin, that control blood sugar.No screening test exists fo...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - September 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

CDC removes warning on airborne spread of COVID-19
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday it had posted guidance on possible transmission of the new coronavirus through airborne particles in error and it will be updating its recommendations. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Three most common warning signs of deadly high blood pressure - and when to see a doctor
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, and may be easily mistaken for something less serious. You could be at risk of deadly hypertension if you develop any of these most common tell-tale signs. Should you consider speaking to a doctor and checking your blood pressure? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic says Covid-19 predicting tool can tell where pandemic's going next
Mayo Clinic is launching a Covid-19 forecasting website that it says has already proven itself in spotting pandemic hot spots before they hit hospitals. The dashboard from Rochester, Minnesota-based Mayo uses government-issued numbers, data culled from millions of Google searches and the clinic's own algorithms to spot trends on a county-by-county basis. A surge of internet searches for thermometers or Covid-19 tests in a particular county, for example, could serve as a warning that cases might… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 21, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Mark Reilly Source Type: news

Vallance: Covid vaccine doses may be available for some by end of year
UK chief scientific adviser says breakthrough far more likely in first half of 2021Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA few doses of an effective Covid vaccine may be available for use before the end of the year, Sir Patrick Vallance, the UK government ’s chief scientific adviser has said – but it is far more likely that any such breakthrough will happen during the first six months of 2021.Vallance, charged with delivering the good news at the end of the dire warnings from himself and Prof Chris Whitty, the chief medical officer, said the UK was in a good position, with orders for...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Boseley Health editor Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Infectious diseases Medical research Microbiology Science World news Patrick Vallance UK news Source Type: news

Flash flood early warning system in Colima, Mexico - Ibarreche J, Aquino R, Edwards RM, Rangel V, P érez I, Martínez M, Castellanos E, Álvarez E, Jimenez S, Rentería R, Edwards A, Álvarez O.
This paper presents a system of sensors used in flash flood prediction that offers critical real-time information used to provide early warnings that can provide the minutes needed for persons to evacuate before imminent events. Flooding is one of the most... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

"Suicide CARE" (Standardized Suicide Prevention Program for Gatekeeper Intervention in Korea): an update - Park SC, Na KS, Kwon SJ, Kim M, Kim HJ, Baik M, Seol J, An EJ, Lee SM, Lee EJ, Lim M, Cho SJ, Kim GH, Kim N, Jeon HJ, Paik JW, Oh KS, Lee HY.
OBJECTIVE: In 2011, "Suicide CARE" (Standardized Suicide Prevention Program for Gatekeeper Intervention in Korea) was originally developed for the early detection of warning signs of suicide completion, since there is a tendency to regard emotional suppres... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 21, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Program and Other Evaluations, Effectiveness Studies Source Type: news

Coronavirus symptoms update: Five lesser-known ways the virus can affect your body
CORONAVIRUS cases continue to rise across the UK, prompting government officials to consider tougher measures. There are many symptoms to watch out for - here are five unusual warning signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: What are the three main symptoms to spot warning that you may be at risk
TYPE 2 diabetes: The amount of people living with the dangerous condition of having high blood sugar levels has increased exponentially. It is imperative that one is aware of the warning signs of this condition. What are the three main symptoms to spot? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus live news: UK at 'critical point' in pandemic as US nears 200,000 deaths
England ’s chief medical officer to warn of a ‘very challenging winter’; more than one in five Covid-19 deaths globally is in US; Lebanon sees record case rise. Follow the latest updatesTrump health official says ‘biology independent of politics’ as US nears 200,000 deathsUK at ‘critical point’ over Covid-19, top scientists to tell publicMarathon man: Victorian premier briefs media for 77 days running – videoMutant virus: should we be worried that Sars-CoV-2 is changingSee all our coronavirus coverage12.18amBSTHeather Stewart andJosh Halliday report:Britain ’s most seni...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 21, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Helen Sullivan Tags: Coronavirus outbreak World news UK news US news Australia news Science Infectious diseases Source Type: news

UK at 'critical point' over Covid-19, top scientists to tell public
Patrick Vallance and Chris Whitty to make TV appeal ahead of ‘challenging winter’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBritain ’s most senior government scientists will make a direct appeal to the public on Monday, warning that the coronavirus trend is “heading in the wrong direction” and “a critical point has been reached”.As Downing Street considers imposing nationwide curbs to contain a sharp jump in cases, the chief medical officer for England, Chris Whitty, will make a rare live televised address alongside the UK chief scientific adviser, Sir Patric...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 20, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Heather Stewart and Josh Halliday Tags: Coronavirus outbreak Patrick Vallance Chris Whitty UK news Politics Health NHS Infectious diseases Science Society Sadiq Khan Matt Hancock Public services policy Schools Education Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms: If you’re unable to do this one thing it could be a warning sign
BOWEL cancer either begins in the large bowel or the rectum, where cells multiply uncontrollably, forming a tumour. If you're finding it difficult to do a certain bodily function, it could be a sign of the deadly disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hancock: Follow Covid rules or they will get tougher
The warning comes as people in England who refuse an order to self-isolate could be fined up to £10,000. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The tipping points at the heart of the climate crisis
Many parts of the Earth ’s climate system have been destabilised by warming, from ice sheets and ocean currents to the Amazon rainforest – and scientists believe that if one collapses others could followThe warning signs are flashing red. The California wildfires were surelymade worse by the impacts of global heating. A study published in July warned that the Arctic is undergoing “an abrupt climate change event” that will probably lead to dramatic changes. As if to underline the point, on 14 September it was reported that a huge ice shelf in northeast Greenland hadtorn itself apart, worn away by war...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 19, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Michael Marshall Tags: Climate change Science World news Greenland Environment Antarctica Polar regions Source Type: news

Dementia warning: The mental health condition that could double your risk
DEMENTIA currently has no cure. But while experts try to better understand what causes the condition, a new study has found a certain mental health disorder could double a person's risk of developing symptoms. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many toxic water incidents are HIDDEN from the public, so take a sip at your own risk
(Natural News) If you assume your tap water must be safe to drink because you haven’t heard otherwise, you could be gambling with your health. Seven years ago, the American Society for Civil Engineers issued a warning that most of the country’s drinking water infrastructure was “nearing the end of its useful life.” Not much... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Warning Issued on Potentially Deadly Mosquito-Borne Virus in Michigan
FRIDAY, Sept. 18, 2020 -- Some Michigan residents are being told to stay indoors after dark and protect themselves from mosquito bites as the state tries to contain the spread of the rare but potentially deadly mosquito-borne disease Eastern equine... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 18, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Heart attack warning: How often do you poo in a single week? Hidden signs explained
HEART attack symptoms include difficulty breathing, chest pain, and an overwhelming feeling of anxiety. But you could also be at risk of a deadly myocardial infarction and high blood pressure symptoms if you develop this hidden sign in the toilet. How often do you poo in a single week? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lung cancer symptoms - how to reveal your risk of a tumour by looking at your fingertips
LUNG cancer symptoms include difficulty breathing, headaches, and persistent chest pain. But you could also be at risk of a tumour if you develop a "surprising" sign on your fingers. This is the warning sign of lung cancer on your fingertips. Should you consider speaking to a doctor? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID warning: Do your eyes look like this? The subtle sign of coronavirus you may miss
COVID UK: Coronavirus symptoms include a high fever, a new cough, and loss of smell and taste. But there are a number of other signs that could be caused by a COVID-19 infection. Should you consider having a free COVID test after spotting these subtle changes to your eyes? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Defense Secretary Esper: China, Russia have "killer satellites" in space
(Natural News) Secretary of Defense Mark Esper accused China and Russia of “weaponizing” space, claiming that both countries are now operating “killer satellites.” In his warning, issued at the Air Force Association’s Virtual Air, Space & Cyber Conference on Wednesday, Sept. 16, Esper claimed that America’s long-standing adversaries have “turned a once peaceful arena into... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: The two warnings signs your levels are low found on the face
VITAMIN B12 deficiency is far more common than many think and could account for a variety of health ailments you may be enduring. Experiencing any of these two signs on your face could mean you need to top up your vitamin B12 levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why doctors think you should get the flu shot this year — and soon
As COVID-19 cases climb in many provinces, flu season is also on the horizon. Doctors say there’s more interest in the flu shot this year — and there should be. But they’re warning patients to get the shot sooner rather than later. Here's why. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes: An unusual toilet habit warning your blood sugar levels are too high
TYPE 2 diabetes is a condition which affects millions of people around the world with those numbers rising constantly. In order to help manage the condition, a person's needs to be aware of all the warning signs of having dangerously high blood sugar. If you have noticed you have an unusual toilet habit of needing to urinate far more often, it could be a sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tucker Carlson criticizes Facebook for censoring interview with Chinese virologist
(Natural News) Facebook and other tech giants have engaged in a troubling pattern of censoring speech surrounding major issues in the coronavirus debate, Fox News host Tucker Carlson argued during his Wednesday night monologue. (Article by Dam Dorman republished from FoxNews.com) Carlson’s comments came after Facebook slapped a warning label on video of his Tuesday interview with Chinese virologist Dr. Li-Meng Yan,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - September 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart disease warning: The often overlooked symptom that could be a deadly sign
HEART disease symptoms may include chest pain and high blood pressure. But you could also be at risk of deadly coronary heart disease and heart attacks if you develop this often overlooked sign. Should you consider speaking to a doctor about your heart disease risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure warning - the sexual symptom that may be caused by deadly hypertension
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot but may include headaches and chest pain. You could also be at risk of deadly hypertension if you develop a tell-tale sexual sign. Have you suffered from erectile dysfunction? Should you consider speaking to a doctor about your blood pressure? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OHA to monitor wastewater for signs of Covid-19 spread
The Oregon Health Authority announced it has embarked on a statewide Covid-19 wastewater monitoring program to study if the virus is present in more than 40 small and medium-sized communities. The project entails testing sewage weekly over the next 30 months. Officials hope this will serve as a sort of early warning system to determine if Covid-19 is circulating in various communities. The virus that causes Covid-19 can be shed in the feces of people with symptomatic or asymptomatic in fection,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 17, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

OHA to monitor wastewater for signs of Covid-19 spread
The Oregon Health Authority announced it has embarked on a statewide Covid-19 wastewater monitoring program to study if the virus is present in more than 40 small and medium-sized communities. The project entails testing sewage weekly over the next 30 months. Officials hope this will serve as a sort of early warning system to determine if Covid-19 is circulating in various communities. The virus that causes Covid-19 can be shed in the feces of people with symptomatic or asymptomatic in fection,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 17, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Elizabeth Hayes Source Type: news

Parkinson’s disease: The hidden warning sign which lies in your toilet habit
PARKINSON'S disease is a condition whereby parts of the brain become progressively damaged over many years. It is commonly associated with movement problems, but the condition can be signalled in other ways too, including this unusual toilet habit. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Testing chaos to blame for rise in NHS 111 and 999 calls, says UNISON
The government’s failure to resolve Covid-19 testing shortages is placing additional strain on NHS urgent care and emergency services, says UNISON today (Wednesday). Staff handling enquiries to the NHS 111 treatment advice line are reporting to the union that call volumes have increased significantly – in some cases more than trebling. These include non-urgent enquiries from people with Covid-19 symptoms about booking a test because they can’t get through to 119, the official NHS testing service number. Parents worried their children will be unable to return to school if they’re sick with the virus ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 16, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release coronavirus testing emergency services Source Type: news

Africa: Africa's Covid-19 Slow Burn - a Warning Against Complacency
[Daily Maverick] Whether it is due to youth, herd immunity or a lack of data, Africa's low death rate from the coronavirus puzzles researchers. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Tackling testing delays 'number one' priority, says minister
The justice secretary's pledge comes amid warnings time is running out to fix the system. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food poisoning warning: Six commonly eaten foods that could cause sickness and diarrhoea
FOOD poisoning occurs when a person consumes foods contaminated with bacteria, viruses or parasites, and symptoms can prove very unpleasant. Knowing what foods are most likely to cause food poisoning could help you avoid sickness - here are six to be wary of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: UN assembly head warns of pandemic unilateralism
The new president of the U.N. General Assembly is warning that unilateralism will only strengthen the COVID-19 pandemic and is calling for a new commitment to global cooperation including on the fair and equitable distribution of vaccines (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Prostate cancer warning - the length of your fingers may signal you are at risk
PROSTATE cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, with around one in eight men diagnosed with it during their lifetime. In the early stages, there are usually no symptoms but research does suggest the length of your fingers may indicate your risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Latest: UN assembly head warns of pandemic unilateralism
The new president of the U.N. General Assembly is warning that unilateralism will only strengthen the COVID-19 pandemic and is calling for a new commitment to global cooperation including on the fair and equitable distribution of vaccines (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes warning: The sign on your feet that could signal something serious is up
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms come on gradually and usually only surface when high blood sugar levels damage the body. One sign that high blood sugar levels have damaged your body involves your feet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus symptoms update: Has this happened to your speech? Serious warning sign
CORONAVIRUS can produce a spectrum of effects and researchers are still trying to understand the ways in which its impact varies and why. On the serious end of the spectrum is a sign in one's speech. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Central Europe Largely Avoided the First Coronavirus Wave. Why Are Cases Spiking Now?
Central Europe in the past week has seen a spike in daily confirmed coronavirus cases, a major setback for a region that largely avoided the first wave of the virus in the spring. The Czech Republic, an E.U. member state of 10.7 million, registered a country record of 1,382 new infections on Sep. 11, bringing the country’s total cases to over 32,400. In the last week, nearby countries Hungary, Slovakia and Slovenia have also recorded their highest daily caseloads since the pandemic began. Infections in the Czech Republic previously peaked at around 3 cases per capita (per 100,000 residents) in late March but reached ...
Source: TIME: Health - September 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Madeline Roache Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 europe Explainer Londontime Source Type: news

On the durability of terrorist networks: revealing the hidden connections between jihadist cells - Bright D, Whelan C, Harris-Hogan S.
This article conducts a social network analysis (SNA) on discrete groups of Australian-based jihadists across three time periods and then compares these groups to an aggregated network. The aim of this analysis is to potentially reveal hidden connections b... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Perception and Communication, Warnings, Operating Instructions Source Type: news