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6/10/2021 No Laughing Matter: Nitrous Oxide May Help Patients With Depression Kaiser Health News Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations Thursday, Jun 10 2021 UPDATED 9:27 AM full issue No Laughing Matter: Nitrous Oxide May Help Patients With DepressionA recent small-scale trial suggests low doses of laughing gas can help alleviate depression symptoms. In other public health news, U.S. deaths from heart disease and diabetes climbed during the pandemic and reports say 26 million non-covid vaccinations were skipped ...
5/13/2021 Risk of cardiovascular mortality, stroke and coronary heart mortality associated with aircraft noise around Congonhas airport, S√£o Paulo, Brazil: a small-area study ... public health hazard, yet limited evidence is available from low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), particularly for specific sources. Here, we investigated the association between day-night average (Ldn) aircraft noise and the risk of death due to cardiovascular disease (CVD), stroke and coronary heart disease (CHD) at small-area level around S√£o Paulo‚Aos Congonhas airport, Brazil during the period 2011‚Ai2016. Methods We selected 3259 census tracts ...
5/12/2021 The miasma of COVID Wordpress.com ... miasma of COVID Here in Sri Lanka, where economic necessity is applying brakes on rampant fear, and leaders are balancing public health with economic solvency and viability like policy adults, we have to beware of ... the following comorbidities: number two had hypertension, number three had heart disease and acute kidney injury, number four is cited as having had ‚Aumulti organ dysfunction,‚Au number five was a tragic souk of comorbidities ...
5/7/2021 I quit processed foods for a month. It was time consuming and expensive, but it forced me into some healthier habits. As a public health reporter, I've read countless studies on the dangers of processed foods. - Processed foods are linked to bad health outcomes including cancer, weight gain, and early death. - I cut ultra processed foods ... linked to some horrible health outcomes, including cancer, weight gain, heart disease, and early death. Scientists still aren't exactly sure what it is exactly about the mechanics of ultra processed foods that are so bad ...
5/7/2021 Body Mass Index Isn‚Äôt an Accurate Measure of Overall Health MSN ... Public health experts have established the following general guidelines for interpreting BMI results, although, as we‚Aoll see below, these ranges might not accurately portray any one person‚Aos situation. But BMI is only one part of an overall assessment of your health. In large studies, people‚Aos risk for conditions such as diabetes , high blood pressure , and heart disease increase above a BMI of 25. In the same studies ...
5/7/2021 Body Mass Index Isn‚Äôt an Accurate Measure of Overall Health MSN ... Public health experts have established the following general guidelines for interpreting BMI results, although, as we‚Aoll see below, these ranges might not accurately portray any one person‚Aos situation. But BMI is only one part of an overall assessment of your health. In large studies, people‚Aos risk for conditions such as diabetes , high blood pressure , and heart disease increase above a BMI of 25. In the same studies ...
5/4/2021 Many police officers spurn coronavirus vaccines as departments avoid mandates ... public health. Because officers have high rates of diabetes, heart disease and other conditions, their hesitancy puts them at greater risk of serious illness from the coronavirus while undermining force readiness, experts said. Police officers were more likely to die of covid-19, the illness that can be caused by the novel coronavirus, last year than of all other causes combined, according to data compiled by the National Law Enforcement ...
5/3/2021 Many police officers spurn coronavirus vaccines as departments hold off on mandates The Washington Post ... public health. Because officers have high rates of diabetes, heart disease and other conditions, their hesitancy puts them at greater risk of serious illness from the coronavirus while also undermining force readiness, experts said. Police officers were more likely to die of covid-19 last year than of all other causes combined, according to data compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.Police hesitancy also means officers may be ...
5/3/2021 Many police officers spurn coronavirus vaccines as departments hold off on mandates The Washington Post ... public health. Because officers have high rates of diabetes, heart disease and other conditions, their hesitancy puts them at greater risk of serious illness from the coronavirus while also undermining force readiness, experts said. Police officers were more likely to die of covid-19 last year than of all other causes combined, according to data compiled by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.Police hesitancy also means officers may be ...
5/1/2021 UIC: COVID-19 Vaccinations – Facts, Updates, and Challenges | Wednesday, May 12 Brenikki Floyd, PhD Clinical Assistant Professor of Community Health Sciences UIC School of Public Health Charles McPherson III Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice UIC College of Pharmacy Charles McPherson III, PharmD, is a clinical ... about building awareness toward the prevention and treatment of diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, and HIV. UIC's seven health sciences colleges and health care delivery enterprise. Prospective Students ...
4/28/2021 Air pollution from fossil fuels caused 8.7 million premature deaths in 2018, study finds Air pollution from fossil fuels caused 8.7 million premature deaths in 2018, study finds One researcher calls the situation 'a public health emergency.' Share this: (Photo credit: Steven Buss / Flickr ) Burning fossil fuels creates harmful air pollution that can worsen lung disease, heart disease, and other health conditions. The consequences can be dire.A new study estimates that air pollution from burning fossil fuels caused 8.7 million premature deaths worldwide ...
4/23/2021 Clinical briefs for Friday, April 23 McKnight's Long Term Care News PrintPublic health emergency extended until July 20, expected to last through 2021 ‚A¶ Select Rehab to add VirtuSense fall-risk assessment platform to its services ‚A¶ Law limits use of antipsychotic drugs in assisted living communities ‚A¶ Sodium benzoate may improve cognitive function in women with dementia, study finds ‚A¶ Glycemic control in diabetes may help prevent heart disease, bone loss ‚A¶ Scientists link chocolate, low-fiber bread to ...
4/23/2021 Socioeconomic characteristics of patients with coronary heart disease in relation to their cardiovascular risk profile BMJ Guy De Backer 1 1 Department of Public Health and Primary Care , Ghent University , Ghent , Belgium 2 Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care , University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht University , Utrecht , The Netherlands 3 ... on results from a large sample of patients with coronary heart disease from the European Action on Secondary and Primary Prevention through Intervention to Reduce Events study, the relationship between SES and cardiovascular risk was ...
4/21/2021 Helping Older People Breathe More Easily - PubMed National Institutes of Health ... public health priority. Moreover, in the same report, high rates of comorbidities such as dyslipidaemia, hypertension, heart disease, and cancer are noted, along with increasing emergency department presentations and increasing expenditure on drug therapy used for COPD management. [x ...
4/17/2021 Covid vaccine side effects: Study looks at possible links of bleeding gums and vaccines ... your gums to bleed?A preprint of a study yet to be published was undergone by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, NIPH, and found the AstraZeneca vaccine may lead to bleeding disorders.Researchers used ... as gingival bleeding.READ MORE: James Martin: TV chef says heart disease has been an issue in his family for generationsResearchers wrote of the findings and said: ‚AuIn this study, cohort participants vaccinated reported ...
4/14/2021 Racism is a serious threat to public health, CDC says. Look at police killings to see why | Newsday Racism is a serious threat to public health, the head of the Centers for Disease Control declared last week. The federal agency was a little late to a conclusion long backed by streams of research ... poor health and disease, including diabetes, hypertension, obesity, asthma and heart disease, when compared to white Americans, according to CDC data. Then there‚Aos the stress, trauma and mental anguish dealing with racial bias on ...
4/14/2021 Obesity has made Covid deaths worse – but let's not learn the wrong lessons ... heart disease, from the data we have so far, obesity appears to have an additional effect of its own.Perhaps unsurprisingly, public health nannies have leapt on these facts to push their extraordinarily damaging political agenda. From sugar taxes to food advertising restrictions, this Conservative government looks as though it has been well and truly conquered by those who want to see enforced plain packaging on crisps and chocolates and ...
4/13/2021 Circulating Serum Magnesium and the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Men: A Long-Term Prospective Cohort Study ... Medicine, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland dDepartment of Medicine, Central Finland Health Care District, Jyväskylä, Finland eInstitute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland Corresponding Author Setor K ... no history of VTE at baseline in the Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease prospective cohort. Cox regression models were used to calculate hazard ratios (HRs) and 95% confidence intervals (CIs) for VTE. Results: A total of ...
4/10/2021 2 researchers receive $500,000 grants 2 researchers receive $500,000 grants by Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Today at 3:11 a.m.A cardiologist and a public health researcher are the newest Arkansas Research Alliance scholars.Edward Yeh, chairman of the Department of Internal ... work has involved studying "relationships between cancer, chemotherapy agents and heart disease," according to UAMS.Massey will join UA-Fayetteville in August and serve as director of the Center for Media, Technology and Health, said ...
4/9/2021 Stress from work and social interactions put women at higher coronary heart disease risk 0 1PHILADELPHIA ‚Ai Psychosocial stress ‚Ai typically resulting from difficulty coping with challenging environments ‚Ai may work synergistically to put women at significantly higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, according to a study by researchers at Drexel University‚Aos Dornsife School of Public Health, recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association .The study specifically suggests that the effects of job strain and social strain ‚Ai ...
4/9/2021 Stress from work and social interactions put women at higher coronary heart disease risk Stress from work and social interactions put women at higher coronary heart disease risk Drexel University Print E-MailPHILADELPHIA - Psychosocial stress - typically resulting from difficulty coping with challenging environments - may work synergistically to put women at significantly higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, according to a study by researchers at Drexel University's Dornsife School of Public Health, recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association .The ...
4/9/2021 Stress from work and social interactions put women at higher coronary heart disease risk Stress from work and social interactions put women at higher coronary heart disease risk Date: Drexel University Summary: Psychosocial stress - typically resulting from difficulty coping with challenging environments - may work synergistically to put women at ... a study by researchers at Drexel University's Dornsife School of Public Health, recently published in the Journal of the American Heart Association . specifically suggests that the effects of job strain and social strain -- the negative ...
4/9/2021 CDC says racism is a 'serious threat' to public health MSN ... Provided by NBC News The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday called racism a ‚Auserious threat‚Au to public health, becoming the latest, and largest, U.S.-based health agency to single out racism ... range of health conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, obesity, asthma and heart disease when compared to their White counterparts.‚AuWalensky said that in an effort to address racism, the CDC will continue to study the ...
4/9/2021 CDC says racism is a 'serious threat' to public health Yahoo News The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday called racism a ‚Auserious threat‚Au to public health, becoming the latest, and largest, U.S.-based health agency to single out racism as having a ‚Auprofound ... range of health conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, obesity, asthma and heart disease when compared to their White counterparts.‚AuWalensky said that in an effort to address racism, the CDC will continue to study the ...
4/9/2021 CDC says racism is a 'serious threat' to public health The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday called racism a "serious threat" to public health, becoming the latest, and largest, U.S.-based health agency to single out racism as having a "profound and ... range of health conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, obesity, asthma and heart disease when compared to their White counterparts."Walensky said that in an effort to address racism, the CDC will continue to study the impact ...