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Cases Rise in E. Coli Outbreak Tied to Romaine Lettuce
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 -- The number of illnesses linked to Arizona romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli have risen sharply, from 53 cases a week ago to 84 on Wednesday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that three more... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Race Now Plays Smaller Role in Americans' Risk of Dying Young
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 -- The racial gap between black and white Americans for dying early has narrowed, but opioid overdose deaths among whites might be fueling part of that otherwise positive trend. The new findings stem from an analysis of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Restless Legs Linked to Brain Changes
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 -- Structural changes in the area of the brain that processes sensations may be linked with restless legs syndrome, a new study suggests. People with restless legs syndrome experience uncomfortable sensations in the legs... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

As Weather Changes, So Do Social Media Posts
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 -- Too hot, too cold, too humid: Weather may influence whether or not people post negative comments on social media, researchers report. They compared weather conditions in relation to 2.4 billion Facebook posts and 1.1... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Don't Panic Over'Dry Drowning' Reports, ER Docs Say
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 -- Despite media hype this week around what's being called " dry drowning, " a group representing U.S. emergency physicians says the water is still safe for kids this summer. Reports of so-called dry drowning have made... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fetal Immune System May Trigger Premature Birth: Study
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 -- Most potential explanations of premature birth revolve around the mother, and what might cause her body to reject her developing fetus. But what if it's the other way around? A new study suggests some preterm births... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Advil Plus Tylenol Better Than Opioids for Dental Pain
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 -- Over-the-counter ibuprofen and acetaminophen provide better relief for dental pain than prescription opioids and are less likely to cause side effects, researchers say. " What we know is that prescribing narcotics should... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Can Type 2 Diabetes Lead to Irregular Periods for Teen Girls?
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 -- As if coping with type 2 diabetes as a teenager isn't tough enough, it turns out that many girls with the metabolic disorder also have to deal with irregular periods. And menstrual cycles that stray from normal can lead... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AHA: His Workouts Helped Him Spot a Dangerous Heart Problem
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Ricky Reyes had just begun a high-intensity exercise program to get in better shape. But instead of feeling energized, the workouts left him exhausted and with spasms in his back, arms and... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Big Decline in Births to Girls Under 15, CDC Says
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 -- There's been a steep decline over the past two decades in births to American girls under the age of 15, a new report finds. Overall, " the number of U.S. births to females aged 10 to 14 was a record low in 2016, dropping... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Stop Burnout in Its Tracks
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 -- Finding the right work-life balance isn't easy. For many people, 9 to 5 has stretched to 9 to 7 -- or longer. And responsibilities can start much earlier in the day, especially for those with kids to corral in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Exercise Your Blues Away
WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 -- Regular exercise can reduce your risk of depression, no matter what your age or where you live, research suggests. In a new study, an international team of researchers analyzed data from 49 studies that included nearly... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Highlights: April 25, 2018
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: Family Warns of'Dry Drowning'After Daughter's Near-Death Parents need to know about " dry drowning, " says the family of a 4-year-old girl in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Manage Symptoms of Crohn's Disease
-- Crohn's disease is a chronic condition that causes inflammationand irritation of the digestive tract. It affects more than 500,000 people in the United States, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases says. People... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Keep Your Breath Fresher
-- Bad breath affects more than 40 million Americans, the American Dental Hygienists'Association says. Routine dental cleanings can help limit buildup of plaque, which can reduce bad breath. The association suggests these additional bad-breath... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical Marijuana May Not Help Your Sleep Apnea: Experts
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 -- Medical marijuana shouldn't be used to treat sleep apnea, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine says in a new position statement. The group warned that the drug and its synthetic extracts haven't been shown to be safe,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

FDA Cracks Down on Youth Access to Juul E-Cigarettes
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 -- A crackdown on the sale of the wildly popular Juul brand of electronic cigarettes to teens was announced Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. It includes a nationwide undercover blitz targeting the illegal... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Anesthesia Doesn't Seem to Harm Child's IQ: Study
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 -- Receiving anesthesia before age 3 does not appear to affect a child's intelligence, according to a new study. However, having anesthesia a number of times at a young age may affect fine motor skills, behavior and learning... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AHA: What Does the Research Say About Coffee and Your Health?
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Coffee. Cup of joe. Java. No matter what you call it, millions of people worldwide wake up and fuel their day with it. And though consumers might be jittery about the recent court battle in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Obese Men Suffer'Weight Stigma,' Too
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 -- It's a long-held stereotype that men are less self-conscious about their weight than women. But a new study reveals that obese men are just as likely as women to be mistreated and stigmatized by others due to their excess... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Kids Are Naturally as Fit as an'Iron Man '
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 -- Confirming what many exhausted parents likely already know, scientists say a typical young boy is a sort of super athlete. Compared with adults, preadolescent boys have a near matchless ability to endure and bounce back... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New Hope Against The Disease, Progeria, That Prematurely Ages Children
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 -- In April 2011, at the age of just 10 months, Ohio native Carly Kudzia was diagnosed with the rare and fatal premature aging disease known as progeria. " There was an average life span quoted to me that I shall not repeat, " ... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Common Colon Cancer Screen May Help Men More Than Women
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 -- Sigmoidoscopy, an alternative to colonoscopy, may help one gender more than the other, new research shows. Flexible sigmoidoscopy looks at about a third of the colon, as compared to the whole colon as is seen in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Avoid'Text Neck' From Your Cellphone
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 -- Your cellphone puts the world at your fingertips, but it can wreak havoc with your neck. There's even a name for the pain you get when looking down at your screen -- " text neck " -- and it can cause problems along the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Meditation Can Soothe the Anxious Soul in Just One Session
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 -- A single session of meditation can lower your anxiety levels, a small new study finds. " Our results show a clear reduction in anxiety in the first hour after the meditation session, and our preliminary results suggest... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

For Soccer Players, Heading May Pose Bigger Risk Than Collisions
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 -- Heading the ball -- not player collisions -- may lead to temporary thinking declines in soccer players, a new study finds. " Unintentional head impacts are generally considered the most common cause of diagnosed... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heavy Drinking Could Raise Your Gum Disease Risk
TUESDAY, April 24, 2018 -- People who drink more than the recommended daily limit of alcohol may harbor an unhealthy mix of bacteria in their mouths, a new study suggests. Researchers found that compared with nondrinkers, those who drank relatively... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Highlights: April 24, 2018
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: George H.W. Bush Hospitalized Due to Blood Infection Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush is being treated for a blood infection in a Houston... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Ease Pregnancy-Related Leg Cramps
-- Leg cramps are a common symptom of pregnancy, often occurring at night. Cramps typically occur only for a short time, but they can be very uncomfortable, the Nemours Foundation says. The Foundation suggests how to ease the pain and reduce the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
-- Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever is abacterial disease spread through the bite of an infected tick. More than 3,000 cases are reported each year in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. While most tick bites occur... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Depression: Novel Gene Variants Identified
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Not to Eat With Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Ask How Bad Is It to Have Rheumatoid Arthritis
How Bad Is It to Have Rheumatoid Arthritis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
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Ask the First Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis
What Are the First Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
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Ask How Do You Develop Rheumatoid Arthritis
How Do You Develop Rheumatoid Arthritis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
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Ask Can You Exercise with Psoriatic Arthritis
Can You Exercise with Psoriatic Arthritis? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 24, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Extreme Exercisers May Have Higher Odds for ALS
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- Fitness buffs who push themselves to the limit during workouts might slightly increase their risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a new study suggests. The same may hold true for working stiffs whose jobs... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Could Caffeine During Pregnancy Spur Weight Gain in Kids?
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- There's new evidence that even moderate amounts of caffeine consumed by a mom-to-be might affect her child's weight years later. The overall effect was small -- an average of an extra pound by age 8. But children of women... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Too Much Drinking May Be Tied to PMS: Study
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- How much a woman indulges in alcohol may have ties to her premenstrual syndrome symptoms, a new global research review suggests. " We estimate that 11 percent of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) cases may be associated to alcohol... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Electric Cars Don't Jolt Implanted Heart Devices: Study
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- People who have implanted devices to keep their hearts running smoothly can safely drive an electric car if they wish to do so, new research confirms. The study from Germany found that the technology used to power the cars... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Don't Wait to Take MS Drugs
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- Most multiple sclerosis patients shouldn't wait to start taking medication in the early stages of the disease, new guidelines say. " The treatment landscape for people with MS has changed dramatically over the last decade, " ... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Injured U.S. Vet Receives World's First Penis/Scrotum Transplant
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- The world's first total penis and scrotum transplant was performed about a month ago on a U.S. veteran who was injured in Afghanistan, doctors say. " We are hopeful that this transplant will help restore near-normal urinary... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

AHA: New Rules on Saving Kids Stricken With Cardiac Arrest
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 (American Heart Association) -- Saving a child with heart disease whose heart has stopped requires a different approach than reviving a child with a healthy heart, according to a new scientific statement from the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hydration May Be Key to a Beneficial Workout
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- Older adults, drink up. You need plenty of water during exercise so your brain gets the full benefits of working out, researchers say. " Middle-age and older adults often display a blunted thirst perception, which places... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

CDC Broadens Romaine Lettuce Warning as E. Coli Outbreak Continues
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- In the wake of an E. coli outbreak that has made more than 50 people in 16 states sick, Americans are now being warned to toss out any romaine lettuce they might have bought in a grocery store. On Friday, the U.S. Centers... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Highlights: April 23, 2018
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay: U.K. Man Cured of'Worst Ever'Case of Gonorrhea Doctors say they've cured the man with the world's " worst-ever " case of super-gonorrhea. The... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

How a False Alarm Affects Future Cancer Screenings
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- A cancer scare could increase the chances that you'll be diligent about recommended screenings in the future, a new study finds. People who got a false-positive result on a breast or prostate cancer screening test were more... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

E-Cig Liquid Remains a Poisoning Danger to Young Kids
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- Following an enormous jump in children's exposures to toxic liquid nicotine from electronic cigarettes, the rate dropped in just one year, new research reveals. But too many young kids are still being exposed to liquid... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Staying Healthy Between MD Visits
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- Wellness exams are important for monitoring your health and detecting any problems early on. But there are also self-care steps to take to protect yourself the other 364 days of the year. The U.S. Centers for Disease... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Could Vaping Lead Teens to Pot Smoking?
MONDAY, April 23, 2018 -- Teens who use e-cigarettes may be more likely to try marijuana in the future, especially if they start vaping at a younger age, a new study shows. More than 1 in 4 teenagers who reported e-cigarette use eventually... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news