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Post-Christchurch social media laws are 'world-first', says Christian Porter – question time live

The Labor leader will give his party’s 2019 budget reply tonight, with bigger tax cuts for workers among the promises. All the day’s events, live 4.17am BST Even Matt Canavan thinks Newstart needs reviewing. If only he had been in government for the last five or so years and could have done something about that. [email protected] says the level of Newstart hasn’t kept pace. It is “something we have to look at in years to come” [email protected] says a Labor Govt would review it as it did with pensions in...
Tags: Health, Labor, Tax, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Tanya Plibersek, Christopher Pyne, Welfare in Australia, Australian economy, Christian Porter, Matt Canavan


Post-Christchurch social media laws are 'world-first', says Christian Porter – politics live

The Labor leader will give his party’s 2019 budget reply tonight, with bigger tax cuts for workers among the promises. All the day’s events, live 3.02am BST In environment estimates, Labor’s Kristina Keneally has asked about now-deleted Facebook posts by Victorian Liberal MP Chris Crewther in which he announced tens of thousands of dollars in community environment grants for which applications have not yet opened.Crewther posted on his Facebook page in March that he and the environment mini...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Labor, Tax, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Tanya Plibersek, Christopher Pyne, Christchurch, Welfare in Australia, Australian economy


Guideline Development for Technological Interventions for Children and Young People to Self-Manage Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: Realist Evaluation

Background: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a complex neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity. ADHD can affect the individual, the individual’s family, and the community. ADHD is managed using pharmacological and nonpharmacological treatments, which principally involves others helping children and young people (CAYP) manage their ADHD rather than learning self-management strategies themselves. Over recent years, technological de...
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Seattle’s new U.S. Attorney says he won’t allow city to open safe-injection site

Newly appointed U.S. Attorney Brian Moran says he won't allow the city to open a safe injection site, keeping good on a threat made by the Department of Justice last summer.
Tags: Health, News, Local Politics, Department Of Justice, Seattle, Local News, Northwest, Puget Sound, Eastside, Brian Moran, Project Homeless


NGM Bio’s IPO Raises $107M as NASH Drug Continues Clinical Testing

So far this year, NGM Biopharmaceuticals has licensed a drug to Merck, extended a research agreement with that partner, and laid the groundwork to continue mid-stage testing of its wholly-owned lead compound. Now it can add a $107 million IPO to the list.Late Wednesday, NGM sold appoximately 6.7 million shares for $16 apiece, the high end of the price range the South San Francisco company had planned. Those shares are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq exchange Thursday under the stock sym...
Tags: Deals, Drugs, Ipo, Cancer, San Francisco, Trends, Investing, Merck, Diabetes, Venture Capital, Fda, Type 2 Diabetes, Biotech, Nasdaq, Life Sciences, Clinical Trials


Vitamin c

https://youtu.be/pHhLYqF85EA Interesting story on vitamin c . Australia 60 minutes
Tags: Health, Australia, Weapon, Fitness and First Aid


More refugees in Australia for treatment than there are on Nauru and Manus, says official – politics live

The Labor leader will give his party’s response to the budget tonight, with bigger tax cuts for workers among the promises. All the day’s events, live 1.17am BST Mathias Cormann just suggested that he and Penny Wong take over the (now over) Pyne and Marles show on Sky.Wong is completely taken aback and laughingly admits she never watched it. 1.11am BST “I think your government has cuddled One Nation, Penny Wong says, as Matthias Cormann and her have a back and forth over Fraser Anning ...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, Tax, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Nauru, Liberal party, Mathias Cormann, Scott Morrison, Tanya Plibersek, Christopher Pyne, Welfare in Australia


Bad diets killing more people globally than tobacco, study finds

Eating and drinking better could prevent one in five early deaths, researchers sayUnhealthy diets are responsible for 11m preventable deaths globally per year, more even than smoking tobacco, according to a major study.But the biggest problem is not the junk we eat but the nutritious food we don’t eat, say researchers, calling for a global shift in policy to promote vegetables, fruit, nuts and legumes. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Food, World news, Food & drink industry, Diets and dieting


A fight this physician didn’t ask for

I have a story to tell. And it’s going to be hard to read. Would you believe me if I told you that the health care industry is not immune to the same gender disparities and discrimination we see all over the news these days? I realize it’s difficult to marry the medical field — […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Pediatrics, Physician, PA NP, Hospital-Based Medicine, CRNA


People living with incurable cancers urge more research

ATLANTA (AP) — Tom Smith hesitated to buy light bulbs guaranteed for up to 10 years, thinking they’d outlast him. Terry Langbaum debated filling a prescription for a $13,000-a-month drug that keeps cancer from worsening for three months on average and carries six pages of warnings. “There are so many of us living with cancers […]
Tags: Health, News, Atlanta, Ap, Nation, Tom Smith, Terry Langbaum


Study: Safe to transplant hepatitis C-infected hearts, lungs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors can safely transplant hepatitis C-infected lungs and hearts into people desperate for a new organ, say researchers who may have found a way to protect those patients from getting the risky virus. The experiment, reported Wednesday, is the latest attempt to put a dent in the nation’s long transplant waiting list […]
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Bill Shorten promises bigger tax cuts and health spend in budget reply – politics live

The Labor leader will give his party’s response to the budget tonight, with bigger tax cuts for workers among the promises. All the day’s events, live 10.14pm BST Christopher Pyne will deliver his final speech in the chamber today, straight after question time. You know – when everyone will still be in the room. Such a strange choice for such a shy, retiring fellow. 10.12pm BST Doug Cameron also delivered his valedictory. He quoted Leonard Cohen, spoke of why he believed so much in soc...
Tags: Health, Labor, Senate, Tax, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Scott Morrison, Christopher Pyne, Leonard Cohen, Welfare in Australia, Australian economy, Chris Bowen, Doug Cameron


Getting Back to Work When You’ve Been Depressed

“I’m still too depressed to find a job,” says one young man. “I lost my car when I was so depressed so how can I even look?” From a young woman: “I don’t have the energy for a full-time job and I don’t feel ready to be around people.” And from a middle-aged guy: “Who wants a 50 year old who’s been in the hospital?” After months of treatment for acute depression, these people are feeling better. They are taking better care of themselves. Their sleep is good. Their medications are working...
Tags: Psychology, Work, Work Life Balance, Depression, Huffington Post, Depression Treatment, Motivation And Inspiration, Industrial And Workplace, Mike Robbins, Idowu Koyenikan


Poor hearing may prevent older adults from actively participating in their health care

In a Journal of the American Geriatrics Society study of 13,940 adults age 65 years and older, nearly half reported difficulty hearing, and those reporting difficulty said that they had lower levels of active participation in their health care.
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Researchers uncover gender differences in reports of adverse drug reactions

In a British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology study, investigators uncovered numerous gender differences in reports of adverse drug reactions sent to the National Pharmacovigilance Centre in the Netherlands.
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Individuals with obesity are blatantly dehumanized, research finds

New research, published in Obesity, has found that people with obesity are not only stigmatized, but are blatantly dehumanized.
Tags: Health, Obesity


Study uncovers genetic variant associated with liver fibrosis in chronic hepatitis C patients

A new study from The Westmead Institute for Medical Research has identified a genetic variant associated with liver fibrosis (scarring) in chronic hepatitis C patients. This finding is a step toward reducing the number of patients requiring liver transplants.
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Novel strategy to ameliorate symptoms of mitochondrial disease

Diseases affecting mitochondria, the powerhouses of our cells, are often caused by mutations in the mitochondrial DNA. Symptoms of such mitochondrial diseases in mice can be ameliorated by increasing their levels of mitochondrial DNA, according to a study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet.
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Researchers announce molecular surgery — no cutting, no scarring

The application of electrical current can temporarily soften cartilage, allowing it to be manipulated before re-hardening. The technique promises to eliminate cutting, scarring, pain, and recovery time. So far it's been tested on just one bunny who now has one straight ear and one bent one. None At the American Chemical Society (ACS) Spring 2019 National Meeting & Exposition this month, researchers presented a new, potentially breakthrough technique for performing incision-less surgery at a m...
Tags: Health, Discovery, Chemistry, Medical Research, Microbiology, Innovation, Electricity, Hill, Michael Hill, Molecular Biology, American Chemical Society ACS, Cartilage, Molecular surgery


A veteran tells an unexpected story

“You ever work with vets?” asks the young man sitting across from me in the hospital waiting room. He’s been sitting there all morning. So have I. Since 5:30 a.m., my father-in-law, 88, has been undergoing surgery to remove a tumor in his lung. The surgeons just sent word that they’ve finished, and my wife […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Psychiatry, Patient, PA NP, CRNA


Parenting in times of crisis: Lessons from Venezuela

Widespread blackouts struck Venezuela last week. In the dark, Rosa Larrauri's mind raced. The little bit of food she'd managed to buy would go bad, and she wasn't sure how she'd replace it. Her kids would miss school, and her plans to flee the country continued to be delayed.
Tags: Health, Venezuela, Rosa Larrauri


Study provides insights on liver injury in men taking body building supplements

In a study reported in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 44 men with liver injury, attributed to over-the-counter bodybuilding supplements, experienced a uniform and distinctive pattern of signs and symptoms that were often prolonged, difficult to treat, and accompanied by disability and weight loss.
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Discrimination associated with compromised sleep quality in adolescents

In a Child Development study of daily diary descriptions of discrimination by minority adolescents, experiencing discrimination during the day was associated with compromised sleep quality that night, as well as feelings of greater daytime dysfunction and sleepiness the following day.
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Sleeping pill use may indicate future need for greater hypertension treatment

In a Geriatrics & Gerontology International study of 752 older adults with hypertension followed from 2008-2010 through 2012-2013, using sleeping pills on a regular basis was linked with use of an increasing number of blood pressure medications over time.
Tags: Health, Geriatrics Gerontology International


Inflammatory arthritis may impact intimacy, sexual function for men and women

A systematic review and analysis of published studies found consistent links between inflammatory arthritis and impacts on intimacy and sexual function for both men and women. The Arthritis Care & Research analysis included 55 studies.
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Plant-based whole food diet can reduce gingivitis, shows study

A plant-based whole food diet reduced gingivitis in a recent randomized trial published in the Journal of Clinical Periodontology.
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The 1 thing to avoid in online political arguments

A recent study examined the role that incivility plays in how people perceive online political arguments.The results showed that incivility led to more negative perceptions of political arguments — even when the argument was logical.The researchers suggested that name-calling, mockery and other forms of incivility should be avoided if you want to persuade people along political lines. None What's a great way not to persuade people in online political discussions? Toss in a bit of incivility. Tha...
Tags: Psychology, Politics, Internet, Social Media, Innovation, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Jason Popan, Popan


Stress in childhood and adulthood impacts hormone patterns associated with negative health outcomes

Adults who report high levels of stress and who also had stressful childhoods are most likely to show hormone patterns associated with negative health outcomes, according to findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
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Innovative micronutrient-rich food developed for elderly people with swallowing difficulties

Researchers of Kaunas University of Technology and Lithuanian University of Health Sciences developed innovative micronutrient-rich food product for elderly people with swallowing difficulties.
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Cervical cancer mortality rate found to be higher among older women

Denmark has one of highest incidences of cervical cancer in the Western world. But once a person has turned 65, they are no longer automatically screened - even though older women are in fact those who have the highest mortality.
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