2021-09-13: News Headlines

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). Consumer Health: 5 types of gynecologic cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about the five types of gynecologic cancer. Gynecologic cancer is any cancer that starts in a woman's reproductive organs. More than 116,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer this year, according to the Foundation for Women's Cancer. The five main types of gynecologic cancer are: Cervical cancerEarly stage cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms….

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-13). Recaptured Palestinian prisoner Zakaria Zubeidi admitted to hospital. peoplesdispatch.org Zubeidi, one of the six Palestinians who escaped Gilboa's high-security Israeli prison last week and along with three others, was recaptured on Friday and Saturday. He was allegedly beaten and tortured by the Israeli security forces after being recaptured…

Newsclick (2021-09-13). Covid-19 is endemic, it is here to stay. peoplesdispatch.org In this episode of Covid-19 Watch, Prof. Satyajit Rath talks about a randomized trial by researchers in Bangladesh on the effectiveness of masks and mask-usage disparity within the country. Prof. Rath also talks about vaccine inequality, and how Palestine and the African Continent are lagging behind, and implausible prospects of complete eradication of Covid-19.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). Mayo Clinic Minute: What's frozen shoulder? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Pain and stiffness in your shoulder can make every activity including sleep difficult. Worsening shoulder pain, especially at night, could mean you have a frozen shoulder, says Dr. Christopher Camp, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/OU6-i4dKPKs Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). Mayo Clinic Minute: Patch testing for allergic contact dermatitis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you've ever experienced a red, itchy rash appear on your skin after using a certain lotion or even from wearing jewelry, you may be experiencing contact dermatitis. It's caused by a substance you're exposed to that irritates your skin. However, it also can be triggered by an allergic reaction.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Matthew Hall, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, explains how patch testing is crucial to assess for allergic contact dermatitis. Watch: The…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Onco-regeneration — Restoring function after a soft tissue cancer diagnosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Soft tissue sarcoma is a rare form of cancer that has typically been treated using limb salvage surgery combined with radiation therapy. While limb salvage surgery helps patients avoid amputation, patients are often left with substantial functional limitations. Now advancements in microsurgery are making it possible to harness the body's ability to regenerate muscle strength after surgery to remove soft tissue sarcoma. Mayo Clinic orthopedic oncologists are teaming up with plastic surgeons in a procedure…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). A regenerative refresh to cosmetic procedures. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic has launched a regenerative cosmetic service for patients aimed at resetting the body's clock to a time of more youthful function and appearance. The Multidisciplinary Cosmetic Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona pairs general and facial plastic surgery with dermatologists, gynecologists, vascular surgery, urologists and aestheticists to deliver services grounded in scientific evidence and the latest regenerative technologies. "The emotional and psychosocial benefits of cosmetic surgery are well-researched and clearly documented. It can…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). Consumer Health: Sickle cell disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sickle cell disease, which is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders, affects approximately 100,000 people in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about two of the most common types of sickle cell disease: sickle cell anemia and thalassemia. Sickle cell anemia Sickle cell anemia is caused by a mutation in the gene that…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). Mayo Clinic Minute: What you can eat to help avoid getting kidney stones. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's estimated that 1 in 10 people will get a kidney stone in his or her lifetime. Kidney stones are not only painful, but also they can lead to serious complications that may require hospitalization and even surgery. The good news is kidney stones are preventable, and prevention can be as simple as eating the right foods. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Ivan Porter II, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist, explains how to take a dietary…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). Consumer Health: Childhood cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about three of the most common types of cancers in children: acute lymphocytic leukemia, neuroblastoma and pediatric brain tumors. Acute lymphocytic leukemia Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. It's the most common type of cancer in children, and treatments result in a good chance for a cure. Acute lymphocytic leukemia also can occur in adults, though…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). Medical inspiration from an old book. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A Mayo Clinic doctor has pioneered a new procedure to treat a medical problem that causes positional headaches, among other symptoms. And he took a "novel" approach to find the solution. Reporter Jason Howland has the story. Watch: Medical inspiration from an old book youtu.be/PQ-fc-IPbjE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (2: 15) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Sometimes, extraordinary ideas are inspired by the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cancer is the leading disease-related cause of death in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org One in every 266 children and adolescents will be diagnosed with cancer by age 20, according to the American Cancer Society. Sarcoma — the term for a group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft or connective tissues — is one of the more common types of childhood cancer. Fortunately, recent treatment advances have increased survival rates. Of children diagnosed with cancer, 84% now survive five years or more. One of the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). Consumer Health: What do you know about leukemia and lymphoma? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about some of the most common types of these two diseases. Leukemia is cancer of the body's blood-forming tissues, including bone marrow and the lymphatic system. Leukemia usually involves the white blood cells, which are potent infection fighters. They normally grow and divide in an orderly way as your body needs them. But in people with leukemia, the bone marrow…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). 9-2-2021 COVID-19 Media Only News Briefing: Ask the Mayo expert. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org On Thursday, Sept. 2, Dr. Abinash Virk, a Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases expert, fielded questions about COVID-19 from news reporters and producers. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to download a recording of the Zoom briefing found at the end of this post. Journalists who would like to access the media briefing video can register with the News Network here. Please super: Abinash Virk, M.D. / Infectious Diseases / Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). Science Saturday: Uterine microbe found to have disease-causing behavior in endometrial cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A tiny microbe thriving in the uterine microbiome — a population of bacteria, viruses, yeasts/fungi in and around the uterus— could be a contributing driver of endometrial cancer, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. "We have found that a microbe that is particularly associated with endometrial cancer is capable of pathogenic behavior, and is stimulated by one of the main risk factors for the disease — estrogen exposure," explains Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D., a researcher within the Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). Virtual ceremony will celebrate more than 120 graduates of Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Two keynote speakers, including Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will highlight the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 11. Dr. Anthony Fauci The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences traditionally has had its commencement in tandem with Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. This year's ceremony will be different, and not just because of the continued impact of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). Mayo Clinic study highlights development of remote patient monitoring program during COVID-19 pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï A study by Mayo Clinic investigators highlights the development and implementation of Mayo Clinic's large-scale COVID-19 Remote Patient Monitoring Program, which has served more than 7,000 patients across 41 states. The study evaluated the impact of the program, including: Feasibility.Safety.Patient engagement with the technology.Rate of alerts and escalations managed by virtual care teams.Use of acute care resources.Patient clinical outcomes. Results of the study are published in NPJ Digital Medicine. "Our study investigated how our…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-13). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Breathing easier with COPD. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the third leading cause of death worldwide according to the World Health Organization. COPD is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. The main cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking. In the developing world, COPD often occurs in people exposed to fumes from burning fuel for cooking or heating in poorly ventilated homes. People with COPD are at increased risk…

Vyshakh T (2021-09-13). Bringing the state closer to people: 25 years of Kerala's 'People's Plan'. peoplesdispatch.org The Left Democratic Front (LDF) of the south Indian state of Kerala, led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist), came to power for a consecutive second time this year, securing 99 out of 140 seats in the state Legislative Assembly elections that took place in April. This victory, breaking a 40-year-old trend of alternating governments, has been majorly attributed to the successful handling of natural disasters that struck the state during the last government's term and that of the COVID-19 pandemic. The highlight of Kerala's internationally celebrated disaster management strategy, as argued by historians, poli…

Stephen Coates (2021-09-13). Vaccines for all, not just rich countries. greenleft.org.au The profits from the production and sale of COVID-19 vaccines has created 9 new billionaires with a combined wealth greater than the cost of vaccinating the world's poorest countries, report Stephen Coates and Rachel Evans.

Christine Massey (2021-09-13). Video: Does the Virus Exist? Has SARS-CoV-2 Been Isolated? Interview with Christine Massey. globalresearch.ca "is there reliable evidence that SARS-CoV-2 has been isolated from an "unadulterated sample taken from a diseased patient"? | Christine Massey submitted Freedom of Information (FOI) requests to some 90 Health /Science institutions.

_____ (2021-09-13). 'Billionaires Are Popping Champagne': Progressives Slam House Dems' Tax Plan. commondreams.org Poor nations "can no longer rely merely on charitable or voluntary measures dictated by only a small number of high-income countries and the pharmaceutical industry," said one public health campaigner.

Nayvin Gordon (2021-09-12). The New York Times Tells China to Stop Protecting Their People, & Let Covid-19 Sicken and. indybay.org Eradicating Covid-19 is possible with ZeroCovid strategy that puts people before profits…

news.un (2021-09-12). An illustration of resilience and hope, in the face anti-Asian hate. news.un.org The rise in hate crimes against people of Asian and Pacific Island heritage in the United States since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, inspired artist Amanda Phingbodhipakkiya to produce vibrant artworks featuring people of Asian heritage. Displayed in public spaces around New York City, the images, and the messages they convey, have made headlines around the world.

_____ (2021-09-12). Even Amid Give-Back Demands, Workers Can Still Safeguard Pensions. popularresistance.org In recent decades, a top management priority has been reducing the cost of retirement benefits. The pandemic and its economic fallout have generated a new round of employer demands for pension freezes, benefit cuts, plan conversions, and two-tier coverage. The Labor Guide to Retirement Plans (Monthly Review Press), a newly published book by Oregon union activist Jim Russell, shows why and how private and public sector workers should be mobilizing against such concessions. | This book will be a critical resource for defending retirement security at the bargaining table and in the political arena. The Labor Guide i…

Natasha Hakimi Zapata (2021-09-12). Sanctions Didn't Help Cubans, Iranians or Venezuelans. They Won't Help Afghans. zcomm.org Economic punishment is taking a brutal toll during the pandemic…

Fight Back (2021-09-12). Vote 'No' on the recall of California Governor Newsom. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – Right-wingers, racists and proponents of anti-COVID-19 measures are leading a recall election of Governor Gavin Newson. California voters will vote Yes or No on the recall and also pick who they would prefer if the recall is successful. The last day to decide is on election day, September 14. | Larry Elder, a South Central Los Angeles native who is known for his racist, elitist, sexist and homo-phobic statements, is Newson's main threat. Elder graduated from Crenshaw High School in 1970, five years after the Watts uprisings, and at a time when the Los Angeles Police Department was once again und…

teleSUR, JGN (2021-09-12). Bolivia agradece a México donación de vacunas contra Covid-19. telesurtv.net Las vacunas serán recibidas por los ministros bolivianos de Relaciones Exteriores, Rogelio Mayta, y de Salud, Jeyson Auza.

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-12). Vaccine Injuries from COVID-19 Shots Fill Hospitals as U.S. Government Lies and Claims a "Pandemic of Unvaccinated" globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-12). La falsa "variante Delta" y la cuarta ola: øOtro confinamiento? øPróximo desplome financiero? øSabotaje económico y social mundial? globalizacion.ca Introducción | øSe prevé un nuevo bloqueo mundial como un medio para combatir la variante "peligrosa" de Covid titulada "Delta"? | La campaña del miedo ha vuelto a acelerarse. | Permítanme revisar brevemente la historia de esta crisis. | Hay una secuencia de mentiras…

Staff (2021-09-12). Wildfire Smoke Is Killing More Than 33,000 People Every Year. truthout.org Wildfire smoke causes more than 33,000 deaths a year across 43 countries, according to a new global study. | While previous studies estimated premature deaths from wildfires in a specific country or region, authors of a study published Wednesday in Lancet Planetary Health say this is the most comprehensive assessment to-date of global wildfire mortality. The findings come as the smoke from yet another season of record-breaking wildfires in the Northern Hemisphere impacts air quality hundreds of miles away fro…

Anonymous103 (2021-09-12). Notorious Human Smuggler From Somali Arrested In Libya. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Security forces in Tripoli have arrested the notorious Somali human smuggler, Hassan Qidi, who was wanted for heading a gang working on illegal immigration and human trafficking. | On September 11, Libyan Attorney General confirmed the identity of a notorious Somali human trafficker Hassan Qid, after he was reportedly arrested during a raid of 444th Combat Brigade in Bani Walid in March. | He is accused of heinous crimes against migrants, including blackmail, torture, and killing.

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