FDA strengthens breast implant restrictions
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday announced strengthened breast implant regulations, including a boxed warning informing patients of " significant risks " associated with the medical procedure. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients Must Be Warned of Breast Implant Risks, F.D.A. Says
A decade after scientists identified a link between certain implants and cancer, the agency ordered “black box” warnings and a new checklist of risks for patients to review. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: your-feed-science Implants Breasts Breast Cancer Medical Devices Women and Girls Plastic Surgery Surgery and Surgeons Lymphoma Food and Drug Administration United States Source Type: news

FDA sets stronger safety warnings for breast implants
The Food and Drug Administration is enforcing new warnings on breast implants (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 28, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Covid UK: 'Less than 20% chance' government will activate plan B, Whitehall sources say
Despite warning last week that UK daily cases could rise to 100,000 this winter, Downing Street is thought to have taken confidence from the fall in national infections in recent days and optimistic modelling. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treasury leaves NHS waiting on crucial staffing budgets
Government has failed to confirm education and training budgets for next year, despite repeated warnings by officials of the potential damage to delivering key asks, HSJ has learned. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 27, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Diabetes symptoms: Experts warn of the '4Ts' that indicate high blood sugar
EARLY warning signs of high blood sugar - a prerequisite for diabetes - can easily be mistaken for a viral infection or another illness. This is why experts from Diabetes UK want everyone to be aware of the "4Ts". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slovenia eyes possible lockdown as COVID-19 infections surge
Slovenia's health minister is warning the country could face a nightmare scenario if it does not contain its coronavirus outbreak, which is coming amid a surge in infections in low-vaccination countries in Central and Eastern Europe (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Black Box Warnings: Legal Risks Doctors Never Saw Coming Black Box Warnings: Legal Risks Doctors Never Saw Coming
Learn about the legal dangers posed by black box warnings before it's too late.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Business of Medicine Headlines - October 27, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Supplements warning: Two popular vitamin supplements that may increase cancer risk by 21%
VITAMIN supplements are commonly touted as a cure for numerous ailments but the evidence supporting their use can be patchy. In fact, researchers in one study found two popular vitamin supplements even hiked the risk of cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fears mandatory COVID-19 vaccination could hit NHS staffing levels this winter
The BMA has urged the government to carefully consider the impact of mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for NHS workers, warning that the loss of 'even a small number of staff' could be ‘devastating’ for services this winter. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - October 27, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Workforce Source Type: news

Fears mandatory COVID-19 vaccination could hit NHS staffing levels if introduced
The BMA has urged the government to carefully consider the impact of mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for NHS workers, warning that the loss of 'even a small number of staff' could be ‘devastating’ for services this winter. (Source: GP Online News)
Source: GP Online News - October 27, 2021 Category: Primary Care Tags: Workforce Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The sign of high levels in your legs that may 'disappear' when resting
HIGH cholesterol is regarded as highly pernicious because it does not usually produce perceptible warning signs. However, if the fatty deposits restrict blood supply to leg muscles, you experience a peculiar symptom that "disappears" when resting, warns the NHS. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The security-prejudice nexus: "Islamist" terrorism and the structural logics of Islamophobia in the UK - Gilks M.
A growing body of evidence documents that Islamophobia is a significant social issue in the UK. This evidence also reveals an empirical link to "Islamist" terrorism, revealing a nexus between security and the social emergence of prejudice. Drawing on criti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Perception and Communication, Warnings, Operating Instructions Source Type: news

FDA Committee Recommends COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 5-11 Years Old
COVID-19 vaccines are already authorized for children ages 12 and older, and the shots now have the support of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) expert panel for younger children ages 5 to 11. In a 17 to 0 vote, with one abstention, the committee recommended the COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer-BioNTech for the youngest group yet to potentially get immunized against the disease in the US. The committee recommended a two-dose regimen at one-third the dosage approved for adults. The FDA now takes the committee’s advice into consideration before making a final recommendation. If the agency decides to recommend th...
Source: TIME: Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Feeling a certain way could be a warning sign
VITAMIN B12 is found in foods of animal origin like dairy products, eggs and meat. Developing a deficiency of vitamin B12 takes a long time - usually years - according to the NHS. However, it's good to be aware of the symptoms to spot it, including a sign affecting how you feel. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple ’s MacBook Pro is a GPU-shaped warning to Nvidia and AMD
Apple hit Intel hard with its first M1 chips, offering a rare step-change improvement in performance with its 2020 MacBook Air and... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

N.J. weather: Flood warnings remain active as river levels rise from heavy nor ’easter rain
Although no major flooding has been reported as of early Tuesday, more rain is expected to fall this week. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Government impact assessment warning on vaccine passports
Boris Johnson's coronavirus 'Plan B' would see people having to prove they are double-jabbed to gain access to certain hospitality, entertainment and sporting settings. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol diet: Should you be quitting alcohol for good? Expert warning
HIGH cholesterol can be a potentially life-threatening condition, which is why sufferers are urged to try and lower cholesterol levels. Is it safe to drink alcohol when trying to lower cholesterol? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flash flood warnings issued as heavy rains from nor'easter lash N.J
All of New Jersey is now under a flash flood watch with multiple flash flood warnings issued Tuesday morning. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Britney Spears Makes Ominous Warning To Family Even If Conservatorship Ends
The pop star shredded relatives for "hurting me deeper than you'll ever know !!!" (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The world was woefully unprepared for a pandemic. Let ’s be ready for the next one | Elhadj As Sy
The Global Preparedness Monitoring Board is calling for a coherent action plan to counter future health emergenciesCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageTwo years ago, three months before coronavirus erupted, the Global Preparedness Monitoring Board (GPMB)issued a warning to the international community that a pandemic was only a matter of time, and that the world was not prepared. Tragically, we were proved right.After 20 months of Covid-19, with nearly five million directly attributed deaths and economic devastation, we say again that the world is not prepared. It has neither the capacity to en...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 26, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Elhadj As Sy Tags: Global development Coronavirus Infectious diseases Medical research Science World news World Health Organization World Bank Global economy Source Type: news

Climate change: Sir David Attenborough in 'act now' warning
"If we don't act now, it'll be too late," warns Sir David Attenborough ahead of COP26 climate summit. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. senator drops bomb, says military members who refuse to get vaccinated risk dishonorable discharge and will lose right to vote, own guns
(Natural News) A U.S. senator from Kansas is warning that military members who refuse to follow the Pentagon’s order to take a COVID-19 vaccine run the risk of being kicked out of the service with a dishonorable discharge, which will endanger their rights including voting and owning firearms. “The White House wants to give servicemembers... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia: Four warning signs of small vessel disease that could lead to vascular dementia
DEMENTIA, in particular vascular dementia, can be attributed to small vessel disease deep inside of the brain. Be on the lookout for early warning signs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Supply chain woes claim another victim: London Stock Exchange Group braces for tech-related shortages
(Natural News) The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) has warned that supply chain shortages could affect the timing of its technology-related expenditures. The exchange’s warning comes amid its acquisition of data platform Refinitiv following a steady third quarter. It also follows shortages of much-needed microchips, which play a key role in technological expansion. While there was no change... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pancreatic cancer: The 'difficult' warning sign immediately after having a poo - signs
PANCREATIC cancer develops when cancerous cells in the pancreas - an organ in the top part of your tummy - divide and multiply uncontrollably. One telltale sign of this process can surface immediately after having a poo. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Saudi Arabia to Start Investment Fund for Carbon Capture
Saudi Arabia said Middle Eastern economies will be boosted by efforts to cut planet-warming gases and announced a fund to invest in carbon-capture technology. “Climate change is an economic opportunity for individuals and the private sector,” Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in Riyadh on Monday at a forum attended by several heads of state. Reducing emissions will “create jobs and strengthen innovation in the region.” The kingdom will establish a fund to improve carbon sequestration and back a plan to feed hundreds of millions of people by providing them clean cooking fuels, Prince Mohammed sai...
Source: TIME: Science - October 25, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Vivian Nereim / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized biztech2030 bloomberg wire climate change Londontime Saudi Arabia Source Type: news

The ‘Safe Supply’ Movement Aims to Curb Drug Deaths Linked to the Opioid Crisis
On a morning Zoom call, a group of Canadian mothers give their full attention to a young man from the Drug User Liberation Front. At 26, Jeremy Kalicum is the age some of their kids would be if they had not died of accidental overdoses. “We’re just sick of it. We’re sick of our friends dying.”Kalicum’s tone is urgent as he walks the moms through a PowerPoint presentation explaining why the Liberation Front, known as DULF, wants to protest on International Overdose Awareness Day and hand out illicit drugs. These wouldn’t be the kind that killed their sons and daughters, he assures them; t...
Source: TIME: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paul Moakley Tags: Uncategorized feature nationpod photography Source Type: news

Statins side effects: Two serious warning signs on your nose - 'talk to your doctor'
STATINS are a group of medicines that can help lower the level of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the blood. They can lower your risk of heart attack and stroke. However, they can cause side effects, two of which can be spotted on your nose. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: Two behavioural changes which could be a warning sign of cancer
CANCER symptoms can vary, depending on the type. They can also be signs of other conditions. There are around 1,000 new cases of cancer a day, and it is always best to spot it as early as possible. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Two colours in your nails warning that blood sugar levels are abnormally high
DIABETES caseloads are expected to skyrocket in unison with obesity rates in coming years. But early identification of high blood sugar could boost the odds of forestalling the lifelong condition. One sign on the nail may offer valuable clues for diagnosis. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Secure those loose outdoor items': Parts of Utah under high wind warning Sunday into Monday
After rain and snow on Saturday, the National Weather Service says winds will increase Sunday night, leading into a stronger storm... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parts Of Green Country Issued Tornado Watch, Severe Thunderstorm Warning Ahead Of Sunday Evening Storms
News On 6 Meteorologist Travis Meyer is tracking severe weather across SE Oklahoma from the Bob Mills Weather Center. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bomb Cyclone and ‘Atmospheric River’ Pummel California With Rain and Wind
Much of the Bay Area was under a flash flood watch on Sunday, with the National Weather Service warning of the potential for mudslides... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Four behavioural changes which could be warnings signs
VITAMIN B12 or folate deficiency anaemia can cause a wide range of symptoms, according to the NHS. Vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia is a condition in which your body does not have enough healthy red blood cells, due to a lack of vitamin B12. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

La Palma volcano, live updates today: eruption, tsunami warning and latest news
Latest news, information and updates on the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma, the most important on the island since 1585. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hair loss: Five warning signs in women that you are losing your hair
HAIR LOSS for some people can be upsetting. Nonetheless, it is normal to lose hair, and does not tend to mean you have a medical condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The seemingly healthy habit many people do at home that increases risk of cancer - warning
BRITS up and down the country burn incense sticks in their homes to absorb the associated health benefits. However, the common practice can increase your risk of cancer, warns Hussain Abdeh, Superintendent Pharmacist at Medicine Direct. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 24, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes symptoms: The warning sign on your neck that may signify too much insulin
DIABETES impacts around 4.9 million people in the UK, with 90 percent of those cases being type 2 diabetes. Though there are a number of common symptoms, some changes to your skin could also serve as a warning sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Symptoms warning your levels are too low include an incessant noise
VITAMIN D deficiency is commonplace now that the sun has become a distant memory. When this occurs, a constant ringing or buzzing in the ear may develop. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

La Palma volcano, live updates today: eruption, tsunami warning and latest news
Latest news, information and updates on the eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on La Palma, the most important on the island since 1585. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol signs around your eye - why you shouldn't ignore this change in your skin
HIGH CHOLESTEROL affects millions of Britons, and is notorious for its lack of symptoms. However, did you know these changes to your eyes could be a warning sign of high cholesterol? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Where to spot 'warning signs' and how to lower high levels
HIGH cholesterol is often hard to spot. Nonetheless, there are several physical warning signs which may occur. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: The warning sign of high blood sugar in your legs that is ‘worse at night time’
DIABETES remains one of the biggest medical challenges of the 21st century. Fortunately, the early impetus to make lifestyle changes could help dodge a litany of health complications further down the line. Some signs of high blood sugar may arise in your legs at night. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Examining the driver-pedestrian interaction at pedestrian crossings in the connected environment: a hazard-based duration modelling approach - Haque MM, Oviedo-Trespalacios O, Sharma A, Zheng Z.
The availability of advisory warnings via Vehicle-to-Vehicle and Vehicle-to-Infrastructure communication in the connected environments is expected to gradually increase over the next few years. Much of the research on advisory warning systems have examined... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Multistep traffic speed prediction from spatial-temporal dependencies using graph neural networks - Wu X, Fang J, Liu Z, Wu X.
Accurate traffic forecasting on citywide networks is one of the crucial urban data mining applications that accurately provide congestion warning and transportation scheduling. While previous work has made significant efforts to learn traffic temporal dyna... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Blood clots: Five 'very serious' warning signs of a blocked blood vessel in the lungs
A BLOOD clot travelling towards the lungs, and then proceeding to block the blood vessel there is known as a pulmonary embolism. Such a "very serious" event could risk your life, the British Lung Foundation said. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: The sensation in the hands and feet warning that levels are low
VITAMIN D is essential for the immune system, with recent studies highlighting the role it plays in defending against primary infections with viruses. Levels of the vitamin are exceptionally low in UK adults, however. One sign in the hands and feet could signal you're deficient. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: How your nose could show urgent warning sign of extreme hypertension
HIGH blood pressure is a condition that often has no symptoms. However, in more extreme cases, your body may begin to show urgent warning signs. What are some signs of extreme hypertension? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news