Daily Archives: September 1, 2022

2022-09-01: News Headlines

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-09-01). National Institutes of Health renews Mayo Clinic's $48 million Clinical and Translational Science Award. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic announced today that its Center for Clinical and Translational Science has successfully renewed funding for its research grant from the National Institutes of Health National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences for five more years. The funding award, totaling $48.2 million, is one of Mayo's largest NIH grants, supporting research and education across the institution at that aims to accelerate innovation to improve patient care and health for all people. "We…

Aditi Ramaswami (2022-09-01). CHEAT SHEET: Health Care's Secret Middleman. levernews.com There is a major player in the U.S. health care system that flies under the radar but wields tremendous power in determining who gets access to life-saving medication. A group of businesses called Pharmacy Benefit Managers, or PBMs, set prescription drug benefits nationwide — and instead of passing savings they negotiate onto patients, these firms pocket the proceeds and reap gargantuan profits.A tiny handful of PBMs, most of which are owned by insurers, control nearly the entire market, shape the benefits of hundreds of millions of Americans, and boast sky-high revenues — yet most people don't know…

Binoy Kampmark (2022-09-01). Qantas, Rain Man and the Virtual Airline. dissidentvoice.org The list of sins is lengthy and growing with diseased relish. Australia's first and for decades only international airline, Qantas, is looking rather tattered of late. Its reliability is becoming something of the past, its standing diminished in an age of diminished international carriers. There was a time when taking a Qantas flight involved experiencing …

United Nations (2022-09-01). Video: Afghanistan: Extreme Poverty and Despair: Child Malnutrition, Six Million "at Risk of Famine." U.N. Security Council Meeting. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2022-09-01). Why Government Health Care Kills More People Than It Helps. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2022-09-01). The COVID-19 Endgame: Global Governance, "Digital Tyranny" and the Depopulation Agenda. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2022-09-01). Children crammed back into Philippine schools amid COVID-19 surge. wsws.org The criminal policies of the Marcos administration, prioritizing profit over the lives of working families, follow the pattern established by the major capitalist powers, above all the United States.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-09-01). Expect a different flu season: Why you'll want to be vaccinated for flu. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 may be the most prominent virus of concern in the U.S. now, but public health officials also are preparing for seasonal influenza. And indications are it could be a different season than what the U.S. experienced the past two years. The Australian flu season, which typically runs May through September, has already exceeded its five-year average, particularly affecting children under age 5, according to a recent report. During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. experienced a steep…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-09-01). Mayo Clinic Healthcare expert explains when swallowing issues are more than an accident. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org LONDON — Many people have experienced the discomfort of food or a beverage accidentally going to the wrong place when swallowing. But swallowing issues sometimes become chronic and may be a sign of a health condition that should be treated. James East, M.D., a gastroenterologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London, explains why people can have difficulty swallowing and how to address the issue. The medical term for trouble swallowing is dysphagia. Rare experiences with it are…

____ (2022-09-01). Detailed plans urged for safe start to new school semester nationwide. ecns.cn As schools and universities across the country prepare for the new school year, the Ministry of Education has required strict implementation of epidemic containment measures to make sure there will be no large-scale outbreak on campuses.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-09-01). Religious practices, spirituality associated with higher levels of heart health among African Americans. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A research study of African Americans with cardiovascular disease suggests religious practices and spirituality may contribute to heart health. The study's authors assert that recognizing the importance of religious practices and spirituality in the lives and health of African Americans may be key to improving patient care and reducing heart health disparities in African American communities. African Americans are disproportionately affected by cardiovascular disease, compared to the general population. Those differences are…

WSWS (2022-09-01). US life expectancy continued to decline in the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic. wsws.org A CDC report estimates life expectancy in the US dropped for the second consecutive year in 2021, by nearly one year, bringing the total to 2.7 years lost since the start of the pandemic.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-09-01). Consumer Health: Choosing and caring for contact lenses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Contact Lens Health Week will be observed Aug. 22—26, which makes this a good time to learn more about contact lenses and whether they might be right for you. More than 45 million people in the U.S. wear contact lenses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Contact lenses are an option for many people, including those tired of wearing glasses and not interested in laser refractive surgery, such as LASIK. Several types of…

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-09-01). 7 tips to live a happier life. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Do you wake up feeling sluggish most mornings? Have caffeinated beverages become a necessity to help power you through the day? If this sounds familiar, it's time to ditch the quick fixes you rely on, and develop an energy management plan. Getting started may seem daunting, but soon you'll be energized to keep going once you recap the benefits of a happier, healthier and more productive lifestyle. What is energy management? Think of your energy…

____ (2022-09-01). Regulator expands use of HPV vaccine. ecns.cn China's top drug regulator has expanded the use of an imported vaccine against nine strains of the cancer-causing human papillomavirus to girls as young as nine and adults up to age 45.

WSWS (2022-09-01). Australia's National Cabinet slashes COVID isolation time amid record deaths. wsws.org The Labor government and the anti-democratic National Cabinet are presiding over a new stage in the mass infection of the population for profits, which will result in even greater levels of death.

Newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2022-09-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: The 3 best ways to keep kids healthy when heading back to school. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Making sure kids are prepared to head back to school means more than just getting them the school supplies they need. Caregivers also will want to make sure their students are on track to have a healthy school year and help them avoid many viral illnesses that tend to circulate when young people gather in classrooms and day care facilities.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a pediatric infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic's Children's…

Infobrics (2022-08-31). Emerging Markets Rush to Join BRICS Alliance as High Energy Prices Persist. infobrics.org As emerging markets recover from the Covid-19 pandemic and face financial headwinds due to interest rate hikes in the US, the BRICS group — Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa — is looking to expand its membership to tackle shared challenges…

The Global Research Team (2022-08-31). "The Worldwide Corona Crisis, Global Coup d'Etat Against Humanity" by Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca My objective is to inform people worldwide and refute the official narrative which has been used as a justification to destabilize the economic and social fabric of entire countries, followed by the imposition of the "deadly" COVID-19 "vaccine". This crisis affects humanity in its entirety: almost 8 billion people.

TeleSUR (2022-08-31). Pakistan at Risk of Large-Scale Disease Outbreaks – WaterAid. telesurenglish.net Pakistan faces a severe risk of diarrhea and dysentery outbreaks as people have no choice but to drink flood water due to heavy rains in recent weeks, WaterAid warned. | Of Pakistan's 154 districts, 116 have been affected, with more than 1 100 people killed by the floods and more than 33 million affected. Aug. 31, 2022.

Rian Overy (2022-08-31). New approach to treating leukaemia in children may reduce side effects. healtheuropa.com By using drugs currently used to treat other diseases, scientists hope they can reduce the side effects of medication used to treat leukaemia in children. Acute lymphocytic leukaemia is the most common form of cancer in children and young people. The survival rate for leukaemia in children is good, with 90% of those diagnosed surviving. …

Rian Overy (2022-08-31). Understanding the early stages of Alzheimer's with 3D imaging. healtheuropa.com Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden are using novel 3D imaging technology to better understand the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Using new 3D imaging technology, researchers have been able to comprehensively characterise the part of the brain that may show the earliest accumulation of tau protein, an important biomarker in the early stages of …

Corona Investigative Committee (2022-08-31). Video: Israel's Ministry of Health's Cover-up of COVID Measures. Corona Investigative Committee. globalresearch.ca

Editor (2022-08-31). Corporate Media Has Failed to Report on the Threats to Women's Reproductive Rights. scheerpost.com Women's Rights ( By Kathleen Minelli and Steve Macek / In the weeks since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the corporate media has been saturated with analyses and reports about the implications of the ruling for women's lives and health. Legal observers have weighed in on the conservative majority's reasoning in the case. The impact of the ruling on the 2022 mi…

Monet Bailey (2022-08-31). Hip fracture recovery varies widely across NHS hospitals. healtheuropa.com Research has found that hip fracture recovery varies between NHS hospitals in England and Wales, and in some hospitals, one in ten patients die within one month. Hip fractures are cracks or breaks in the femur close to the hip joint. They are typically caused by a fall or injury, which are common amongst older …

Monet Bailey (2022-08-31). NICE recommends FMT for recurrent Clostridium difficile infections. healtheuropa.com Faecal microbiota transplant (FMT) will be offered to people with two or more Clostridium difficile infections. Clostridium difficile infections cause diarrhoea and often affect people taking antibiotics. Common symptoms include a high temperature, loss of appetite, feeling sick and a stomachache. Treatments typically include a 10-day course of another antibiotic; however, if the infection is …

Mac Slavo (2022-08-31). Rockefeller Foundation Funds Behavioral Scientists to Brainwash People Into Taking COVID Injections. globalresearch.ca

Jeremy Kuzmarov (2022-08-31). Where is Ayman al-Zawahiri or His Body? covertactionmagazine.com Taliban Said They Have Not Found Body of al-Qaeda Leader Allegedly Assassinated in a CIA Drone Strike On August 1st, Joe Biden emerged from COVID-induced isolation to give a dramatic press conference in which he announced the killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden's top deputy who was believed to be a mastermind of the …

Ryan Cristián (2022-08-31). US Funded Research On "Coronavirus Induced Myocarditis", FDA Authorized New Jab & The Green Police. thelastamericanvagabond.com Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (8/31/22). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth

Common Dreams (2022-08-31). Medicare Dis-Advantage: Shortchanging the Patients While Enriching the Insurer. juancole.com By Leonard Rodberg | &#1 ; ( Commondreams.org) &#1 ; Advocates of universal health care are currently battling the effort by corporate forces, both outside and within the Medicare, to privatize the portion of the program that is now fully public. These corporate interests aim to insert between Medicare and the medical professionals who actually provide care …

____ (2022-08-31). Comicomment: What's the result of US' coexistence with COVID. ecns.cn The United States remains the nation worst hit by the pandemic, with the world's highest caseload and death toll.

TeleSUR (2022-08-31). New Version of Pfizer-Moderna Vaccines Licensed in US. telesurenglish.net The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said both updated vaccines were licensed for a booster dose, from age 12 for Pfizer and 18 for Moderna. | RELATED: | Since this new version targets the original COVID-19 strain and the BA.4 and BA.5 omicron subvariants, "stronger protection against the currently circulating Omicron variant should be provided," according to the FDA. | The U.S. Department of Health has p…

WSWS (2022-08-31). The fight against mass COVID infection and militarism in New Zealand. wsws.org These remarks were delivered by Tom Peters, the leading member of the Socialist Equality Group in New Zealand, to the Seventh National Congress of the Socialist Equality Party (US), held from July 31 to August 5, 2022.

WSWS (2022-08-31). Climate-change driven floods ravage Pakistan, killing more than 1,100 and threatening millions with hunger and disease. wsws.org 33 million people, about 15 percent of Pakistan's population of 225 million, are said to have been directly impacted by the floods.

WSWS (2022-08-31). The same criminal "profits before lives" response by capitalism to COVID-19 and monkeypox is allowing the resurgence of polio. wsws.org Years of negligence and underfunding have created the current conditions under which a dread disease that causes severe, lifelong paralysis and sometimes death, which should have been eradicated from the globe decades ago, is resurging.

WSWS (2022-08-31). Texas public health officials confirm death of immunocompromised man infected with monkeypox. wsws.org A severely immunocompromised adult male died in Houston on Sunday. Public health officials said he was infected with monkeypox. Still, they stopped short of connecting the infection as a contributory factor in his death, stating they did not know what role the virus played in his demise.

WSWS (2022-08-31). University of Michigan ends all COVID-19 protection measures as Fall semester begins. wsws.org As tens of thousands of students and staff return to U-M's campuses, the administration is taking further measures to uphold the homicidal ruling class policy of mass infection amid two pandemics.

Julia Conley (2022-08-31). Pandemic, Profit-Driven Healthcare System Blamed for Historic Decline in US Life Expectancy. commondreams.org On average, Americans are expected to live nearly three fewer years than they were in 2019.

____ (2022-08-31). Chinese researchers develop anti-SARS-CoV-2 nanomaterial. ecns.cn Chinese researchers have recently developed a nanomaterial that targets the spike protein of coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 variants, including Delta and Omicron, and promotes viral elimination.

WSWS (2022-08-31). Scottish cleansing workers maintain unified picket lines involving members of three unions. wsws.org Twelve days of well supported strike action in Edinburgh by local authority cleansing workers testified to the enormous social power of the workers, underscoring their daily essential contribution to public health and safety.

WSWS (2022-08-31). Licensed therapist explains the terrible working conditions behind strike of Kaiser mental health workers. wsws.org "Aside from the workload and the number of patients that we are expected to hold, the bigger struggle for me and many of my colleagues is that we're forced under a Kaiser system to practice unethically."

Staff (2022-08-31). Experts Fear Repeat of Covid Failures as US Hoards 80% of Monkeypox Vaccines. commondreams.org "How many more times must we approach public health emergencies with both hands tied behind our backs by this pharmaceutical monopoly model?"

TeleSUR-mcs- JL (2022-08-31). Bolivia decreta uso opcional del tapabocas en áreas abiertas. telesurtv.net El ministro de Salud y Deportes aclaró que esto no significa que se levante la emergencia sanitaria porque la Covid-19 se mantiene tanto a nivel nacional como internacional.

_____ (2022-08-30). Game Of Nuclear Chicken In Zaporozhye. popularresistance.org The Zaporozhye (also spelt Zaporizhzhia) Nuclear Power Plant has become a focal point in the Ukraine war, as any major nuclear incident risks radioactivity release over a vast area. In such an accident, not only Ukraine but large parts of Europe could face radioactive contamination and much higher cancer rates and other diseases. Russia has claimed the Ukrainian side shelled the Zaporozhye plant in July and August and, on August 23, submitted photographic and other documentary evidence to the UN Security Council. Ukraine contends Russia has been shelling the plant even though it is under Russia's occupation. | Th…

Paul Craig Roberts (2022-08-30). The Biotech Plan To Destroy Us. thealtworld.com Dear Readers, This article by Lew Rockwell reporting on Jeffrey Sachs' investigation for the medical journal, The Lancet, of the origin of the Covid virus is of the utmost importance. The virus is man made and is only the tip of the iceberg of the ongoing creation of dangerous pathogens in biotech laboratories. This work, a form of criminal insanity, is kept secret. Legislative bodies are unaware, and there is no accountability of what is being done or of how the pathogens will be used. The situation for all of us is dangerous beyond belief. The risks are great and totally needless. Unlike nuclear weapons, there…

Maximillian Alvarez (2022-08-30). Sri Lanka's crisis: Ethnonationalism and the legacy of the civil war. therealnews.com Sri Lanka was heading towards a political and economic crisis long before protestors in the capital of Colombo took to the streets and stormed the President's House in early July, forcing President Gotabaya Rajapaksa to flee the country and resign. When COVID-19 hit in 2020, Sri Lanka's tourism industry, a major contributor to the national economy, basically evaporated overnight. The

_____ (2022-08-30). Southern Workers Are Teaching Each Other How To Organize. popularresistance.org This summer I went on strike at Dollar General in Holly Hill, South Carolina. My coworkers and I were standing up for our rights and fighting back against a company that put our safety at risk, stole our wages, and made it impossible for us to take care of our families. | Our organizing started when my coworker Tara Thompson called us to a meeting at her house. I said, "I don't feel safe at work," and everyone nodded. The store had been robbed three times since I've been here. One day a customer came into the store with a gun, having some mental health problems and talking about how he can't trust anyone. I calle…

Imperial.ac.uk (2022-08-30). Jameel Fund accelerates research to protect the world from respiratory diseases. imperial.ac.uk Pioneering research projects at Imperial have received new funding to help tackle the ongoing threat of COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses.

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