Parkinson’s disease warning - the one drink you should AVOID with the brain condition
PARKINSON ’S disease symptoms include slow movement, tremors and muscle stiffness. You could lower your risk of the neurodegenerative brain condition’s signs by avoiding this drink in your diet. Do you have this beverage every morning? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Conversion therapy: A debunked practice aimed at "converting" homosexuals
Despite controversy, state bans, and warnings from mental health professionals, treatments continue in some religious communities for parishioners who want to "change" from being gay (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu warning: The four signs that your cold is something SERIOUS
FLU symptoms often overlap with having a cold, and it can be difficult to tell when your flu virus is actually a serious infection. These are the common signs that your cold is actually the flu, and how to prevent it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Adolescent obesity linked to higher pancreatic cancer risk in adulthood
People who are obese as adolescents have up to a four-fold increased risk of pancreatic cancer later in life Related items fromOnMedica Childhood obesity plan Local authorities urged to develop innovative plans against childhood obesity Pancreatic cancer is four separate diseases Diabetes can be warning sign for pancreatic cancer Public urged to know what pancreatic cancer symptoms to look out for (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - November 12, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Six warning signs on your skin that indicate the condition
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms aren ’t always easy to spot because they don’t necessarily make a person feel unwell. Itchy skin is a symptoms commonly associated with the condition but there are other signs on the skin to be wary of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Six warning signs to look out for on your skin
TYPE 2 diabetes symptoms aren ’t always easy to spot because they don’t necessarily make a person feel unwell. Itchy skin is a symptoms commonly associated with the condition but there are other signs on the skin to be wary of. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Conversion therapy: A disputed practice aimed at "converting" homosexuals
Despite controversy, state bans, and warnings from mental health professionals, treatments continue in some religious communities for parishioners who want to "change" from being gay (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Bipolar II Disorder Really Looks & Feels Like
Bipolar II disorder is a less severe version of bipolar I disorder. That’s likely an assumption you’ve already come across. Maybe you read it in an article. Maybe you heard it from someone else, maybe even a mental health professional. Author Julie Kraft has heard bipolar II called “bipolar light” and “diet bipolar.” This is a common belief, because mania is a defining feature of bipolar I disorder. And mania has devastating consequences. Empty bank accounts. Soaring debt. Lost jobs. Broken relationships. Divorce. Car accidents and injuries. But bipolar II isn’t less severe than b...
Source: Psych Central - November 10, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Bipolar Disorders General Personal Stories Self-Help Stigma Treatment being healthy with bipolar Bipolar 2 Bipolar II disorder Depression Hypomania Hypomanic Episode Major Depressive Episode managing bipolar II disorder Source Type: news

Norovirus UK warning: Where you're most likely to get infected with the vomiting bug
NOROVIRUS symptoms include diarrhoea and being sick, and it has the nickname ‘the winter vomiting bug’. With reported 2018 infection outbreaks on the rise, where in the UK are you most likely to become infected with the virus? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer warning - does your voice sound like this? The signs hidden when you speak revealed
CANCER symptoms vary depending on which part of the body is affected by a tumour. But you could be at risk of cancer signs if your voice has this characteristic sound. Do you sound like this when you talk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - three ‘unusual’ signs of the condition you should never ignore
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can be difficult to spot as they don ’t necessarily make you feel unwell. But you could be at risk of high blood sugar if you have these “unusual” signs. Are you at risk of the condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Safety for Frontline Health Workers Paramount to Ebola Response and Global Health Security
November 09, 2018The threat in DRC may no longer be containable and could become endemic.US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director Robert Redfield came to Capitol Hill in Washington Monday with an ominous warning:The current Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is now so serious that it might not be containable and could become endemic.TheWorld Health Organization (WHO) reports this week that there are now 300 cases of the virus and 186 deaths since the outbreak was declared four months ago. Twenty-seven health workers have been infected and three have died.Key to ending the ...
Source: IntraHealth International - November 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Change Within the Eye May Be Early Warning for Macular Degeneration
FRIDAY, Nov. 9, 2018 -- Age-related eye disease is a worldwide problem that costs people not only their vision, but also hundreds of billions of dollars globally. So an international research team decided to look into ways to prevent or treat this... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Arthritis warning - do you walk like this? Signs of joint condition hidden in your walk
ARTHRITIS pain affects about 10 million people in the UK, but you could reduce your risk of arthritis symptoms by making some lifestyle or diet swaps. You could reveal your risk of the joint pain condition by the way you walk. Do you walk like this? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pa. State Judge orders new trial in J & J pelvic mesh case
A state judge in Pennsylvania this week ordered a new trial in a suit alleging a that a woman was injured by Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) subsidiary Ethicon’s TVT-Secur pelvic mesh implant. The jury had previously ruled that the TVT-Secur device was defective in design and that the company did not appropriately warn pelvic floor surgeons of the risks of using the device, but the same jury also found that neither the warnings or defect caused injuries to the plaintiff. In a five-page opinion, Judge Michael Erdos ordered a new trial that will re-examine the entirety of the case. “Upon further examin...
Source: Mass Device - November 9, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Featured Legal News Women's Health Ethicon johnsonandjohnson Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency warning: ‘Abnormal’ feeling in your hands that reveals risk
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms include extreme tiredness, feeling faint and difficulty breathing. You should add more vitamin B12 foods to your diet if you have this (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Health Tip: Warning Signs of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
-- Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the nerve that runs from the forearm to the wrist becomes squeezed or compressed. The condition can be caused by an injury to the wrist, stress to the joint, rheumatoid arthritis, or repetitive motion of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

F.D.A. Plans to Ban Most Flavored E-Cigarette Sales in Stores
After warning Juul and other e-cigarette makers to keep their flavored products away from minors, the F.D.A. wants to curb sales altogether. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - November 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SHEILA KAPLAN Tags: Smoking and Tobacco E-Cigarettes Advertising and Marketing Food and Drug Administration Juul Labs Inc Source Type: news

ICU Medical posts mixed bag Q3
ICU Medical (NSDQ:ICUI) today posted third quarter earnings that beat expectations for earnings per share but narrowly missed sales consensus on Wall Street. The San Clemente, Calif.-based company posted profits of $219,000, or 1¢ per share, on sales of $327.2 million for the three months ended September 30, seeing bottom-line growth of 61% while sales shrunk 4.6% compared with the same period last year. Adjusted to exclude one-time items, earnings per share were 1.85¢, well ahead of the $1.51 consensus on The Street, where analysts were looking for sales of $335 million, which ICU Medical missed. “Thi...
Source: Mass Device - November 8, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat ICU Medical Inc. Source Type: news

This CEO Is Pushing a Pill For Female Sex Drive. But Does the Science Hold Up?
There are two schools of thought about pink. One is that it is the color of bubble gum and Barbie. Cindy Eckert’s view is that it is the color of business. It is a dominant presence at the offices of her Raleigh, N.C., venture-capital firm, the Pink Ceiling, a fund that advertises its main goal as “to make women really f-cking rich.” It’s an even more dominant presence on Eckert, who defies people to observe the taboo on assessing anyone–especially a woman–by their clothes. She wears some hue of pink every working day, accessorized with hot pink nails, lipstick and shoes. Even her hair s...
Source: TIME: Science - November 8, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Belinda Luscombe Tags: Uncategorized Sex society Source Type: news

Evacuations Ordered as Northern California Wildfire Grows
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Northern California have ordered mandatory evacuations in a rural area where a wildfire has grown to 1,000 acres (405 hectares) amid hot and windy weather. The Butte County Sheriff's office says an evacuation order was issued Thursday for areas of Paradise, a town of about 27,000 people 180 miles (290 kilometers) northeast of San Francisco. The California Highway Patrol closed Highway 70 near the fire and urged motorists to avoid the area. Fire officials say firefighters are working to access the area and that the blaze continues to spread. The National Weather Service issued re...
Source: JEMS: Journal of Emergency Medical Services News - November 8, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Associated Press Tags: Major Incidents News Source Type: news

Bed bug bites: How to spot signs of bites - are you at risk of an infestation?
BED BUG bites are most common when you ’re sleeping, and can lead to itchy red bumps all over the skin. You could be at risk of a bed bugs infestation if you find bites on your body. These are the warning signs and symptoms to watch out for, and how to get rid of an infestation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parkinson’s disease - does your voice sound like this? How to reveal risk when you talk
PARKINSON ’S disease symptoms develop slowly over a long period of time, and could be caused by nerve damage in the brain. One of the more common warning signs of the neurodegenerative brain condition includes a change to the voice of patients. Are you at risk of Parkinson’s disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This CEO Is Pushing a Pill For Female Sex Drive. But Does the Science Hold Up?
There are two schools of thought about pink. One is that it is the color of bubble gum and Barbie. Cindy Eckert’s view is that it is the color of business. It is a dominant presence at the offices of her Raleigh, N.C., venture-capital firm, the Pink Ceiling, a fund that advertises its main goal as “to make women really f-cking rich.” It’s an even more dominant presence on Eckert, who defies people to observe the taboo on assessing anyone–especially a woman–by their clothes. She wears some hue of pink every working day, accessorized with hot pink nails, lipstick and shoes. Even her hair s...
Source: TIME: Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Belinda Luscombe Tags: Uncategorized Sex society Source Type: news

High blood pressure - do you sleep like this? Dr Ranj reveals the sleep warning signs
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can be difficult to spot, but include headaches, chest pain and blurred vision. You could also be at risk of hypertension signs if you sleep like this. Dr Ranj reveals the sleep condition to be aware of on ITV ’s This Morning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer warning - does your mouth look like this? How to reveal your risk
CANCER symptoms vary from person to person, and are dependent on which part of the body is affected by a tumour. You could reveal your risk of the deadly condition by looking in your mouth. These are the warning signs of mouth cancer. Are you at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New wireless device can aid recovery of breast cancer patients
(Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council) Patient studies of a new sensing device have proved it can provide early warning of the potential failure of breast reconstruction surgery, making it easier to take effective remedial action. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - November 8, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Science News » NIMH Addresses Strategies for Suicide Prevention in Live Event
During NIMH ’ s Facebook Live event held in recognition of Suicide Prevention Week, NIMH Director Dr. Joshua Gordon and Dr. Jane Pearson, chair of the Suicide Research Consortium in NIMH ’ s Division of Services and Intervention Research, discussed some of the most recent suicide prevention research findings from NIMH, warning signs, and prevention strategies. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: NIMH Press Office Source Type: news

Video » Facebook Live - Suicide Prevention
In recognition of Suicide Prevention week in September, NIMH hosted a Facebook live event on Friday, September 14th from 1:00 – 1:30 p.m. ET. During this event, NIMH Director Dr. Joshua Gordon and Dr. Jane Pearson, chair of the Suicide Research Consortium in NIMH ’ s Division of Services and Intervention Research, discussed some of the most recent suicide prevention research findings from NIMH, warning signs, and prevention strategies. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health)
Source: National Institute of Mental Health - November 8, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: National Institute of Mental Health Source Type: news

What Helps Individuals with Bipolar II Disorder Successfully Manage Their Illness
For the first three decades of Julie Kraft’s life, every day was a struggle. “From the minute I woke up to the moment my head hit the pillow each night, my mind would spin with worries and fears—most of them irrational—about the past, present and the future,” Kraft said. “I was anxious over every aspect of normal daily life—showering, driving, shopping, paying bills, answering the phone, school drop-offs, birthday parties. There was rarely a waking moment when my mind was quiet.” Outside of her home, Kraft did her best to hide these struggles, which only exhausted and frustra...
Source: Psych Central - November 7, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Bipolar Disorders General Self-Help Treatment Bipolar II disorder Bipolar II disorder treatment managing bipolar II disorder Source Type: news

The effectiveness of auditory forward collision warning alerts - Wu X, Boyle LN, Marshall D, O ’Brien W.
The objective of this study is to evaluate the effects of auditory warning characteristics from a forward collision alert system on drivers' avoidance behavior. A driving simulator study was designed and conducted with a pre-collision scenario that include... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Heart attack - the most common signs and symptoms you should know about
HEART attack symptoms vary from person to person, but can start very suddenly and may be painful. These are the most common warning signs of a deadly myocardial infarction that you should know about. Are you at risk of a heart attack? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parkinson’s disease - do you do this when you eat? The signs hidden in your eating habits
PARKINSON ’S disease symptoms develop slowly over a long period of time, and could be caused by nerve damage in the brain. One of the most common warning signs of the neurodegenerative condition is having this problem while you eat your dinner. Are you at risk of the brain condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Epilepsy Warning Device could Save Thousands of Lives
A new high-tech bracelet, developed by scientists from the Netherlands detects 85 percent of all severe night-time epilepsy seizures. That is a much better score than any other technology currently available. The researchers involved think that this bracelet, called Nightwatch, can reduce the worldwide number of unexpected night-time fatalities in epilepsy patients. They published the results of a prospective trial in the scientific journal Neurology. (Source: eHealth News EU)
Source: eHealth News EU - November 7, 2018 Category: Information Technology Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Workforce warning after nurse shortages hasten chemo unit closure
Cancer services are destined for a “worryingly bleak future”, unless urgent action is taken to boost the specialist workforce, a charity chief has warned. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 7, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning: Does your wee SMELL like this? How to reveal your risk in the loo
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can be difficult to spot, but usually include weight loss, tiredness and using the toilet more often than normal. You could reveal your risk of high blood sugar signs by checking your urine. Does your wee smell like this? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Warning of disruption amid fears over home care provider's viability
CQC warns 84 councils over Allied Healthcare (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 6, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Measles outbreak in Israel prompts warning in New York
Measles has been diagnosed in 17 children in the Orthodox Jewish community in the Williamsburg and Borough Park neighborhoods in Brooklyn, the New York City Department of Health stated Friday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA issues warning over some EpiPen, EpiPen Jr.
Pfizer and Mylan are warning that some EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. auto-injectors may not quickly slide out of carrier tubes due to labels that aren't fully adhered. The labels on some EpiPen 0.3 mg and EpiPen Jr. 0.15 mg auto-injectors and generics could stick, not allowing people who need them in emergencies to access them easily. "Although these are rare instances, delay in administration of EpiPen, EpiPen Jr. and the authorized generic versions of these s trengths has a possibility of being associated… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - November 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

FDA issues warning over some EpiPen, EpiPen Jr.
Pfizer and Mylan are warning that some EpiPen and EpiPen Jr. auto-injectors may not quickly slide out of carrier tubes due to labels that aren't fully adhered. The labels on some EpiPen 0.3 mg and EpiPen Jr. 0.15 mg auto-injectors and generics could stick, not allowing people who need them in emergencies to access them easily. "Although these are rare instances, delay in administration of EpiPen, EpiPen Jr. and the authorized generic versions of these s trengths has a possibility of being associated… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - November 6, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Local authorities braced for collapse of Allied Healthcare
Regulator issues warning over plight of 13,500 elderly and disabled people if company fails (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - November 6, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

He Lost His Son at Sandy Hook — Now He Wants You to Know the Warning Signs
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - November 6, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Emergency Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Rheumatoid arthritis warning - do your eyes look like this? How to reveal risk
RHEUMATOID arthritis symptoms include joint pain, restricted movement and stiffness. But you could also be at risk of the painful autoimmune condition if you have this sign in your eyes. Are you at risk of the condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brexit warning that England may try and poach Welsh midwives
The midwifery workforce in Wales could be under threat if England attempts to poach midwives to plug staffing gaps caused by Brexit, warns a report by the Royal College of Midwives. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - November 6, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning - have you lost this much weight? Signs and symptoms revealed
BOWEL cancer symptoms include unexplained weight loss, bleeding or finding blood in your poo, or feeling very tired for no reason. But how much weight should you lose before seeing a doctor? Losing this much weight in a short space of time could be a bowel cancer sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hand, foot and mouth disease OUTBREAK: Virus spreads across UK - symptoms to watch out for
HAND, FOOT AND MOUTH disease has been reported across the UK, as schools are on alert after a virus outbreak. These are the warning signs and symptoms of the disease you should know about - are you at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The role of sensation seeking in political violence: an extension of the Significance Quest Theory - Schumpe BM, B élanger JJ, Moyano M, Nisa CF.
Adventure and excitement have often been invoked to explain why people engage in political violence, yet empirical evidence on the topic has thus far been anecdotal. The present research sought to fill this gap in knowledge by examining the role of sensati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Perception and Communication, Warnings, Operating Instructions Source Type: news

He Lost His Son at Sandy Hook -- Now He Wants You to Know the Warning Signs
TUESDAY, Nov. 6, 2018 -- As Mark Barden let go of the hand of his young son, Daniel, and the boy boarded the bus for school on the morning of Dec. 14, 2012, he had no idea it would be the last time he would see his child alive. Hours later, the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - November 6, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Exclusive: Under fire trust receives third CQC warning
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has received another warning from the Care Quality Commission over the safety of its services, HSJ has learned. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - November 6, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Face the music: Explicit anti-piracy warnings are best deterrent
(University of Nevada, Las Vegas) STOP! This is illegal. You may be monitored and fined. Did that get your attention? Good. Because according to a new UNLV study, this phrasing coupled with a graphic of a computer and download symbol with a prohibitive slash is the most effective way to stop music piracy. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news