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New daily coronavirus cases will 'easily hit six-figure' mark soon, public health expert warns

Medical personnel move a deceased patient to a refrigerated truck serving as make shift morgues at Brooklyn Hospital Center on April 09, 2020 in New York City. - ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images The number of new daily cases of coronavirus will "easily hit six-figure numbers" soon, a public health expert told CNN Friday. The US recorded the highest number of new daily cases or coronavirus yesterday with an additional 83,757 cases in a single day, according to Johns Hopkins University.  Ex...
Tags: Health, News, Fatigue, US, Trends, Cnn, Don Lemon, Afp, University of Minnesota, Center for Infectious Disease Research, Michael Osterholm, Brooklyn Hospital Center, Pandemic, Johns Hopkins University This, Osterholm, Coronavirus


'Of course not': McConnell responds to questions about whether there are health issues the public should be warned about concerning his bruised hands

Photos of bruises on Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell's hands and mouth raised concerns about his health on social media. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images After photos of his bruised hands raised concerns about his health, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters he does not have health issues.  When asked if there are any health concerns the public should know about, he answered "of course not" and said the bruises raise "no concerns," CNN reported.  His mouth had appe...
Tags: Health, Politics, News, Supreme Court, Kentucky, Senate, Trends, Cnn, Mitch McConnell, Associated Press, Trump, McConnell, Amy Coney Barrett, Inyoung Choi, Stefani Reynolds Getty, KentuckyAmy McGrath


World of vaccines is a ‘fiendishly’ complex one

It is important that Africa, along with other regions of the Global South, builds its own vaccine-manufacturing capacity The post World of vaccines is a ‘fiendishly’ complex one appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Opinion, Africa, Intellectual Property, Vaccines, Openaccess, Global South, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Covax, Vaccine Manufacturing


At 75, I've volunteered for a Covid vaccine trial. It could set people free

Some of my friends think I’m mad but we need to know people my age can go out safely againThere’s a 50% chance that this week I was injected with a vaccine designed to protect me from Covid-19. If not, I got the saltwater placebo instead. I won’t know until the study ends in 13 months, which is a shame. It would be nice to walk the streets without looking balefully around me at young people not wearing masks and thinking: I’m 75, this virus kills people my age.It killed my chum Mike Pentelow, wh...
Tags: Health, Society, Medical Research, Older people, Vaccines and immunisation, Mike, Coronavirus, COVID, Mike Pentelow


Elf-san wa Yaserarenai’s Women Sporting Unmatched Thickness

Elf-san wa Yaserarenai has continued to maximize the popular fetish of thick plump females as its newest manga volume is spilling forth with such content, great news for maniacs enamored with curvaceous women and possibly serving as a positive change of pace for those itching for something new service-wise. As always, nipples are fully visible […]
Tags: Health, Comedy, Fitness, Anime, Fetish, Manga, Elf, Oppai, H, Image Gallery, Ero-manga, Voluptuous, Elf-San wa Yaserarenai, Yaserarenai


The First Steps of Pain Management

For some types of pain, such as mild headaches, it’s easy to drink some water or take a painkiller and carry on. However, there are some types of pain that can’t be ignored or easily... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Health, Parenting, Fitness


Antenatal steroids improve preterm newborn survival in low-resource settings, finds study

The results of a new clinical trial, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine, show that dexamethasone- a glucocorticoid used to treat many conditions, including rheumatic problems and severe COVID-19- can boost survival of premature babies when given to pregnant women at risk of preterm birth in low-resource settings.
Tags: Health, New England Journal of Medicine


Arguing to undo the ACA. Harming Medicare. Do they go hand in hand?

It's a tried-and-true campaign strategy. Candidates go on the attack, claiming their opponent will do harm to Medicare. After all, people 65 and older are good about making it to the polls on Election Day. These voters are also generally motivated to protect the federal health insurance program for seniors.
Tags: Health, Medicare


Covid blood plasma donation: What is blood plasma?

The NHS wants us to donate blood plasma to help fight Covid-19. But why?
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A terminal diagnosis for my baby [PODCAST]

“Eventually, this thankfully passed. Now, almost three years later, I know that this loss will always be with us. Miriam was beautiful, she was our only girl, she was perfect for our family, and she’s always missing. Still, my memories of being in the hospital are incredibly sad but also peaceful. In part, this is […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Podcast, Patients, Neurology, Miriam, PA NP, CRNA


LA needs to ‘aggressively’ cut services, costs as projected revenue gap may hit $600 million

The city of Los Angeles’s fiscal outlook has worsened, and leaders will need to cut services “aggressively,” including potentially moving forward with layoffs, in order to find as much as $600 million to close the revenue gap in this year’s budget, the municipality’s top budget adviser said in a report released Friday, Oct. 23. City officials had previously been projecting that amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, revenues could come up short by between $200 million and $400 million. But in a ne...
Tags: Health, Politics, Budget, News, California, Washington, France, La, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Disneyland, Eric Garcetti, LA County, Garcetti


Deep Science: Alzheimer’s screening, forest-mapping drones, machine learning in space, more

Research papers come out far too rapidly for anyone to read them all, especially in the field of machine learning, which now affects (and produces papers in) practically every industry and company. This column aims to collect the most relevant recent discoveries and papers — particularly in but not limited to artificial intelligence — and explain why they matter. This week, a startup that’s using UAV drones for mapping forests, a look at how machine learning can map social media networks and pre...
Tags: Health, TC, Sweden, Congress, America, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Portugal, Brazil, Machine Learning, Ibm, University of Pennsylvania, Computer Vision, Carnegie Mellon University, Penn, Don


Polish pro-choice protesters march against new law – in pictures

Pro-choice protesters marched in cities across Poland on Friday as public anger rose over a ruling banning almost all abortion in the country Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Europe, Photography, Women, World news, Poland, Abortion


INFERTILITY CAUSED BY STAGNATION, DEFICIENCY AND HEAT SYNDROME HERBAL REMEDIES

Alternative Medicine - Herbal Remedies Although I did not go the "herbal route" when I was trying to conceive, there are quite a few resources on preparing your body for pregnancy with herbs. This excerpt from an herbal site explains more about how herbs can help: 1. A “deficiency” syndrome prevents the hormonal system from properly influencing the sexual and reproductive functions. This is said to be a weakness of the “kidney and liver” which may influence various body functions producing...
Tags: Health, Infertility, Sandy Robertson


Vitamin therapy is for drips

It may be marketed by influencers, but intravenous vitamin therapy is not necessary and probably not worth the hype, experts say The post Vitamin therapy is for drips appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Las Vegas, Black Mirror, Malnutrition, University of Stellenbosch, Clicks, Top Six, South Africa (country, Dis-Chem, Association for Dietetics in South Africa, Intravenous vitamin therapy, IV Bar, Keri Rudolph, Nutrition Information Centre, Reviv medical spa, Sayed Mia


Grace Community Church and The Master’s University Have Outbreaks of COVID-19 (UPDATED with Church Response)

(UPDATE) Jenna Ellis, attorney for Grace Community Church just released this statement in response to the LA Times article about the COVID outbreak at the church: Three very mild positive tests among more than 7000 people is hardly news. 0.0004% is not an ‘outbreak.’ The LA Times and others’ grossly misleading and fear-mongering headlines aim to mischaracterize Grace Community Church as irresponsible and a superspreader. It has never been the Church’s position that it is only safe to hold servi...
Tags: Health, Church, University, Times, Infertility, Los Angeles County, John MacArthur, LA Times, MacArthur, LA County, Grace Community Church, Julie Roys, Jenna Ellis, COVID-19, COVID, COVIDGrace


Coffee and green tea may lower death risk for some adults

A new study finds drinking large amounts of coffee and tea lowers the risk of death in some adults by nearly two thirds. This is the first study to suggest the known benefits of these drinks are additive. The findings are great, but only directly apply to certain people. Coffee and tea are two of the most consumed beverages on the planet. Coffee is the second most traded commodity in the world. They are both enjoyed by billions of people for various reasons, and an increasing number of studies ...
Tags: Health, Coffee, Tea, Food, Death, Japan, Diet, Medical Research, Innovation, Fukuoka


Will reading Tolstoy make you a better doctor?

In an increasingly technology-oriented world, genuine human connection is becoming rarer. Physicians are taught to emotionally disassociate from their patients for mental self-protection. This detachment can result in a loss of human connection between a doctor and patient, which may interfere with patient health outcomes. Studying great literature, such as Tolstoy’s The Death of Ivan […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. ...
Tags: Health, Education, Tolstoy, Ivan, Medical School, PA NP, CRNA


The other side of believing the science

In medicine, we define shared-decision making between the patient and physician as our gold standard ideal. Leveraging separate ideals is our standard of behavior. So what must it feel like to a patient of faith when his/her physician tells him/her “believe the science?” Scientific evidence and religious texts can both be manipulated to support a […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Physician, OB/GYN, PA NP, CRNA


ACROBiosystems and the Fight Against COVID-19

In this interview, Dr. Yinang Jiang discusses ACROBiosystems and their efforts in the fight against COVID-19 and the search for a vaccine
Tags: Health, Yinang Jiang


The best running shoes for men

One of the most important aspects of running correctly and effectively is choosing the right footwear, no matter if you're logging miles on a treadmill or pounding the pavement outside.  The best running shoes offer support when and where you need it, have a design fit for the style of running you prefer, and remain durable for many miles.Our top pick, the New Balance 1080v10, excels in a range of areas, making it the best all-around shoe, whether you're putting in the miles for your first marat...
Tags: Reviews, Health, Fitness, Sports, Trends, Nike, Adidas, Features, Buying Guide, Running, Iss, Dick, Clifton, Eliud Kipchoge, Kipchoge, Vaporwave


I will never question my worth when I am misunderstood

“I didn’t understand what you said,” said the waitress. “She very clearly said she wanted a quesadilla with a side of beans!” yelled an elderly gentleman at a different table. The nervousness that arose when ordering food at restaurants grew as months passed like the fetus of a diabetic mother. My thoughts would race around […] Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.
Tags: Health, Physician, PA NP, Hospital-Based Medicine, CRNA


New methodology can design effective plans for hospital system response to earthquakes

In an increasingly urbanized world, population density often leads to more deaths and injuries when floods, typhoons, landslides and other disasters strike cities.
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$14 million grant awarded to mitigate the impact of cancer on Pacific Islanders

The University of Guam and the University of Hawai'i Cancer Center were each awarded five-year grants totaling more than $14 million to mitigate the impact of cancer on Pacific Islanders through cancer research, career training, and community outreach.
Tags: Health, University of Hawai, Pacific Islanders, University of Guam


Oregon biologists reveal molecular mechanisms that produce DNA damage in sperm

University of Oregon biologists have used the model organism Caenorhabditis elegans to identify molecular mechanisms that produce DNA damage in sperm and contribute to male infertility following exposure to heat.
Tags: Health, Oregon, University of Oregon


Burt's Bees announces research data supporting the efficacy of natural lip and anti-aging skincare

Burt's Bees, a pioneer in natural skin care, today announced new research supporting the role of efficacy-first, natural regimens to defend, replenish and restore vibrant, healthier-looking skin.
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Oral bacteria persist on wasted chewing gums for weeks

Researchers from the Institute of Integrative Systems Biology (I2SysBio), a joint center of the University of Valencia and the CSIC, have analyzed the bacteria from used chewing gums from five different countries.
Tags: Health, CSIC, University of Valencia, Institute of Integrative Systems Biology I2SysBio


Golden Mushrooms – Effective for Mild Psychedelic Trips

Mushrooms have been growing around for centuries now. They are a part of many cultural & spiritual rituals. There is a long history of belief & spirituality & the longing to connect with the divinity being one of the significant reasons for consumption of these naturally occurring substances. With time, came along many more variations of mushrooms which were actively discovered & consumed. One of the most famous mushrooms which give a mild high psychedelic effect is the Golden Teacher Mushroom...
Tags: Health, Jazz, Golden Mushroom


Did Trump confuse the public option with ‘Medicare for All’?

During the final presidential debate, President Donald Trump claimed that 180 million people would lose their private health insurance to socialized medicine if the Democratic presidential nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden, is elected president.
Tags: Health, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Trump


COVID spikes exacerbate health worker shortages in Rocky Mountains, Great Plains

COVID-19 cases are surging in rural places across the Mountain States and Midwest, and when it hits health care workers, ready reinforcements aren't easy to find.
Tags: Health, Midwest, Mountain States, Rocky Mountains Great Plains