U.S. spy agencies monitor coronavirus spread, concerns about India: sources
U.S. intelligence agencies are monitoring the global spread of coronavirus and the ability of governments to respond, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday, warning that there were concerns about how India would cope with a widespread outbreak. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Northeastern Researcher Helps CDC Predict Coronavirus Spread With Mapping Technology
BOSTON (CBS) — Allesandro Vespugnani points to a computerized map with red dots slowly filling up certain cities. The Center for Disease Control’s dire warning about the spread of the coronavirus is partly based on Vespugnani’s work in Boston. “You see that the epidemic is expanding now,” he said, moving his finger from China to Europe. “You see that area start to light up?” He pointed to New York City. “New York has a larger risk because the traveling flow is large. You see Boston too.” He’s a Northeastern University researcher whose mapping technology predicts t...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Featured Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Syndicated Local Coronavirus Northeastern University Source Type: news

Global Stocks Plunge as Coronavirus Fears Deepen
Global stocks plunged to four-month lows, government debt yields sunk to unprecedented levels and crude oil extended declines as anxiety over the spread of the coronavirus deepened. The S&P 500 tumbled 4.4% to close at the lowest levels of the day. It whipsawed investors earlier, turning lower late after California’s governor said the state was monitoring 8,400 people for signs of the virus after they traveled to Asia. The decline of more than 10% since last Friday has the benchmark on pace for its worse week since the 2008 global financial crisis and helped push the index into what is known as a correction. The ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Vildana Hajric and Katherine Greifeld / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Bloomberg COVID-19 onetime stocks Source Type: news

Alumnus reunites with UCLA Rec staffers who saved his life
When Edward Jean-Louis was a graduate student at the UCLA Anderson School of Management, he often played basketball to re-energize himself and unwind from studying. Having played basketball his entire life, he felt at home on the court. He never imagined that it would also be the place where he would almost die.But in 2016, when Jean-Louis was playing basketball with a friend at UCLA ’s John Wooden Center, he began to feel lightheaded and abruptly dropped to the ground. He had experienced sudden death syndrome, an often-fatal heart condition that occurs with no warning signs or symptoms when the heart’s electri...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - February 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Why coronavirus is a 'shock' to global economy – NC State economist weighs in
As officials in Washington try to calm fears about the coronavirus, known as COVID-19, executives at top companies are warning analysts about the potential for a global economic slowdown. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - February 27, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Lauren Ohnesorge Source Type: news

Self-reported sleep disturbance in ambulance attendances for suicidal ideation and attempted suicide between 2012 and 2017 - Ogeil RP, Witt K, Scott D, Smith K, Lubman DI.
We examined ambulance attendan... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Americans warned to prepare as virus picks up steam outside China
Hundreds more COVID-19 cases confirmed in South Korea, including a U.S. troop, as death toll nears 3,000 worldwide and a CDC warning weighs on stock markets. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

You could eventually be exposed to COVID-19, but panic can be scarier than the virus, say experts
A growing number of health experts are warning the COVID-19 virus is on the move and will likely infect a lot more people before it's done, including more Canadians. Here's what the experts are saying about the risk and the severity of the illness. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Coronavirus CDC Warning Not Meant To Scare You, Just Prepare You
BOSTON (CBS) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said all Americans and U.S. health care providers need to be prepared for a likely coronavirus pandemic. Now, it’s hard to hear that and not begin to panic. The CDC announcement Tuesday was certainly sobering, but it may have also inadvertently scared people. Read: CDC Information On Coronavirus Remember, one of the goals of the announcement was to put institutions and local governments on notice about coronavirus to ramp up preparedness and brace for the worst. That means that doctor’s offices, hospitals, and emergency rooms need to prepar...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Coronavirus Dr. Mallika Marshall Source Type: news

Heart attack warning: Just one of this drink a day in middle-age may trigger the condition
HEART attacks do not happen overnight but are usually the result of poor dietary decisions taken over a prolonged period. While certain decisions are patently unhealthy, others are less obvious, such as consuming a popular beverage just once a day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Congress prepares for inevitable U.S. coronavirus outbreak
The CDC issued a stark warning that Americans should prepare for an inevitable coronavirus outbreak, and that the disruption to U.S. life may be severe. So far 58 Americans have been diagnosed with the virus, a number the CDC has called “very few” compared to the 80,000 infected worldwide. Nancy Cordes breaks down lawmakers’ reactions on Capitol Hill. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Americans warned to prepare as coronavirus gains steam outside China
Hundreds more COVID-19 cases confirmed in South Korea, including a U.S. troop, as death toll nears 3,000 and a CDC warning weighs heavy on stock markets. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Did the 5G rollout in Wuhan damage the innate cellular defense cells of the population, putting the people at risk of complications and death from coronavirus?
(Natural News) Scientists have been sounding the alarm about the dangers of 5th generation wireless technology. Some countries have heeded the warning about wireless radiation and the harmful effects of EMFs. China, on the other hand, has completely ignored all warnings and has proceeded to unleash 5G faster than any other nation. In fact, China... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bali doctor: ‘If there’s a patient I’ll be infected’
Warning that Indonesian island that has yet to report a case is hugely underprepared (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - February 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. Soldier Tests Positive for Virus in South Korea
The soldier, the first U.S. service member known to be infected, has been quarantined in his off-base residence, the military said. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Epidemics Travel Warnings United States Economy Stocks and Bonds New York Times Italy Iran China Source Type: news

FDA issues Jimmy John's warning letter over E. coli, salmonella outbreaks
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to sandwich chain Jimmy John's, accusing the company of selling fresh produce linked to five outbreaks of E. coli or salmonella in the past seven years. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. economy takes hit in wake of coronavirus spread
The CDC has issued a warning that the U.S. could see more cases as the coronavirus spreads outside of China. Kris Van Cleave reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 26, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mining ship deficiency correlations from historical port state control (PSC) inspection data - Fu J, Chen X, Wu S, Shi C, Wu H, Zhao J, Xiong P.
Early warning on the ship deficiency is crucial for enhancing maritime safety, improving maritime traffic efficiency, reducing ship fuel consumption, etc. Previous studies focused on the ship deficiency exploration by mining the relationships between the s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Development of an early-warning system for high-risk patients for suicide attempt using deep learning and electronic health records - Zheng L, Wang O, Hao S, Ye C, Liu M, Xia M, Sabo AN, Markovic L, Stearns F, Kanov L, Sylvester KG, Widen E, McElhinney DB, Zhang W, Liao J, Ling XB.
Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States (US). An early-warning system (EWS) for suicide attempt could prove valuable for identifying those at risk of suicide attempts, and analyzing the contribution of repeated attempts to the risk... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

USFDA issues warning letter to Cipla for Goa manufacturing facility
Drug firm Cipla Ltd said that the US health regulator has issued a warning letter to the company for its manufacturing facility in Goa. The company further said that it remains committed to maintain highest standards of compliance and will work closely with the agency to comprehensively address all the observations. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - February 26, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Portable ‘electronic nose’ picks up early warning signs of oesophageal cancer
May be promising diagnostic test for use in primary care, say researchers Related items fromOnMedica Taking aspirin with a PPI reduces risk of oesophageal cancer Electronic ‘pill’ may revolutionise gut diagnoses Drinking hot tea may increase risk of oesophageal cancer Survival better for colon cancer picked up on screening Bisphosphonates may double cancer risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 26, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Dangerous climate “cult” ignores science
(Natural News) MADRID — Numerous scientists and experts have argued that the alarmists peddling hysteria about the man-made global-warming hypothesis are behaving as members of a religious cult while claiming to be acting on the basis of science. Instead of rejecting or revising their earlier dire warnings of climate catastrophe based on the growing body... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA accuses Jimmy John's of serving vegetables linked to E. Coli and salmonella outbreaks
The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to the Jimmy John's sandwich chain, saying certain vegetables it served were implicated in five outbreaks of E. coli or salmonella in the past seven years. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Live Updates: Disruptions, Rising Cases, Warnings
As outbreaks grow and spread in Asia, Europe and the Middle East, U.S. officials warn Americans to brace for their own. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Epidemics Travel Warnings United States Economy Stocks and Bonds New York Times Italy Iran China Source Type: news

Desperate to stop virus' spread, countries limit travel
Countries desperate to stop the spread of the burgeoning new virus are erecting police checkpoints, issuing travel warnings and suspending flights (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: Frequent hiccups may signal this type of cancer
CANCER is widespread in the UK, with one in two people diagnosed with it during their lifetime, so it is important to be prepared and act on the warning signs. Cancer can crop up in any part of the body so there is a wide spectrum of potential symptoms to look out for, including regular hiccups. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump's separation of families constitutes torture, doctors find
Evaluations of 26 people by Physicians for Human Rights provides first in-depth look at policy ’s psychological impactThe trauma Donald Trump ’s administration caused to young children and parents separated at the US-Mexico border constitutes torture, according to evaluations of 26 children and adults by the group Physicians for Human Rights (PHR).The not-for-profit group ’s report provides the first in-depth look at the psychological impact of family separation, which the US government continued despite warnings from the nation ’s top medical bodies.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Amanda Holpuch in New York Tags: US immigration Trump administration Donald Trump Psychology US news Torture Source Type: news

CQC issues fresh A&E warning to troubled trust
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust has received another warning from the Care Quality Commission over safety within its emergency departments. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - February 25, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Warning over circumcision ritual after four babies contract herpes
Since September, four infants in New York City have contracted herpes linked to the metzitzah b'peh ceremony, in which a Jewish clergyman uses his mouth to remove blood from the incision. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: The warning sound when you sleep that could signal your risk
HEART ATTACKS are serious medical emergencies and one should be extra vigilant with the body's little signs that something is not right. Hearing a certain sound when sleeping could signal your risk of the deadly condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus Cases Outside China Are Accelerating Rapidly. Here ’s What to Know
A surge in deadly coronavirus cases outside China is raising concerns that the outbreak has reached a new stage and could continue its global spread to even more vulnerable countries. In the central Chinese province of Hubei, where the virus is believed to have originated, the number of cases appears to be stabilizing, according to government figures. But the number of people infected elsewhere in the world is rising quickly, with clusters in South Korea, Italy, Iran and a cruise ship docked in Japan. As of Monday, more than 2,200 cases of the virus, officially called COVID-19, have been reported outside of mainland China,...
Source: TIME: Health - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amy Gunia, Hillary Leung and Mélissa Godin Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 onetime overnight Source Type: news

South Africa: Covid-19 - Why Protecting Human Rights Matters in Epidemics
[Daily Maverick] The danger of a virus that could rapidly spread across the world and potentially kill millions of people has long been warned of. As far back as 1996, the World Health Organisation was warning that 17-million people a year were dying prematurely because of infectious diseases and that 'at least' 30 new diseases had emerged in the last 20 years which 'together threaten the health of hundreds of millions of people'. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Head and neck cancer: The hidden sign in a person’s ear that should never be ignored
HEAD AND NECK cancers include cancers in the larynx, throat, lips, mouth, nose and salivary glands. Spotting the early signs of the deadly condition is vital and noticing a certain feeling in your ears could be an early warning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: Skin that looks and feels this way could be a warning sign
TYPE 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes and occurs when blood sugar levels rise due to problems with insulin. To avoid complications, spotting symptoms is very important, and one sign to look out for is on the skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria: Fighting Coronavirus May Cost Govt $2bn, Says Chrisland VC
[This Day] Abeokuta -Nigeria's leading pharmacist, Prof. Peace Chinedu-Babalola yesterday canvassed precautionary measures to coronavirus away from Nigeria, warning that it could cost the federal government at least $2 billion (about N700 billion) to evolve any new medicine that would cure the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 24, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: How your left arm could be warning you of the deadly condition
A HEART attack is a frightening prospect, but it does happen. Often, actually. The British Heart Foundation reports 280 people every day are admitted to hospital because of one. How could your left arm be warning you of the deadly condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. now admitting coronavirus has broken containment beyond China
(Natural News) The United States has issued an official travel warning about the “apparent community spread” of the Wuhan coronavirus (CoVid-19) in at least five different countries outside of China, as well as the island region of Taiwan. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now urging all Americans not to travel... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The impacts of potency, warning messages, and price on preferences for cannabis flower products - Shi Y, Cao Y, Shang C, Pacula RL.
This study estimated the impacts of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabidiol (C... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Use of smartphones for ensuring vulnerable road user safety through path prediction and early warning: an in-depth review of capabilities, limitations and their applications in cooperative intelligent transport systems - Vourgidis I, Maglaras L, Alfakeeh AS, Al-Bayatti AH, Ferrag MA.
The field of cooperative intelligent transport systems and more specifically pedestrians to vehicles could be characterized as quite challenging, since there is a broad research area to be studied, with direct positive results to society. Pedestrians to ve... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Vitamin D warning: Six signs you’ve taken too many supplements
VITAMIN D deficiency and insufficiency is now a global public health problem affecting an estimated one billion people worldwide. However, taking supplements could also pose health problems. What are the six warning signs you've taken too many supplements. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: The sign in your nails that could signal you are at risk
HEART attack symptoms are mostly associated with the event itself but certain bodily changes can signal you are at risk months before you develop the potentially fatal complication. One lesser-known warning sign to watch out for is a particular change in your fingernails. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC official warns U.S. hospitals: Be ready for "surge" of coronavirus patients in America
(Natural News) It yet another bombshell message from the CDC, a top CDC official named Dr. Anne Schuchat is openly warning U.S. hospitals to get prepared for a wave of coronavirus infections. “A larger spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus across the U.S. could overwhelm emergency rooms and cause supply shortages of some crucial medical supplies,”... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO says no time for complacency as China coronavirus cases fall
A continued decline in the number of new cases of coronavirus infections in China is encouraging, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, while warning that infections outside the country could still spread. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Devastated mother shares picture of her cradling stillborn baby
WARNING, DISTRESSING CONTENT: Stephanie Broadley, 28, from Lincolnshire, was failed by staff at Grimsby's Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, in May 2018. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Julie Walters reveals bowel cancer diagnosis - what are the warning signs?
DAME JULIE WATERS, 69, has opened up about her secret bowel cancer battle after she was diagnosed 18 months ago. The shock diagnosis came after the star experienced a number of symptoms - what are the main warning signs of bowel caner? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lyme disease symptoms: A certain feeling in the head could be a warning sign
LYME disease is a bacterial infection which could lead to severe physical and mental problems if not diagnosed at an early stage. Spotting the early warning signs will ensure prompt treatment and noticing this peculiar feeling in the head could mean you're at risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure warning: The afternoon activity shown to raise your reading
HIGH blood pressure is a potentially deadly condition triggered by an accumulation of unhealthy lifestyle decisions, such as eating an unhealthy diet. While the effects of eating a poor diet are well documented, new research reveals a surprising risk factor tied to high blood pressure - a popular afternoon activity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Va. mammography center gets certificate reinstated
A mammography center in Virginia is once again practicing diagnostic imaging...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: FDA reinstates Raleigh Radiology's accreditation Raleigh Radiology faces lawsuit over mammo services Mammo services halted at NC facility FDA posts warning for Texas mammography center FDA reinstates NC mammography facility's accreditation (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - February 20, 2020 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Warning over prescribing antibiotics during pregnancy
Macrolide antibiotics could raise risk of birth defects Related items fromOnMedica Premature births linked to bacterial changes in vagina Tdap vaccination in pregnancy not linked to birth defects Poor asthma control in pregnancy linked to serious adverse outcomes TV programme overstates antidepressant risk during pregnancy SSRIs raise risk of rare neonatal hypertension (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 20, 2020 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Lyme disease: A peculiar feeling in the head is a warning sign of the condition
LYME disease is a bacterial infection which could lead to severe physical and mental problems if not diagnosed at an early stage. Spotting the early warning signs will ensure prompt treatment and noticing this peculiar feeling in the head could mean you're at risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 19, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news