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Drugs made from a marijuana compound offer new hope to kids with severe epilepsy
A study of 120 children found those who were given CBD along with their standard medications had a nearly 40 percent reduction in the frequency of seizures (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Marijuana compound claims reduction in seizures caused by epilepsy
A study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine claims that drugs made from a marijuana compound can reduce seizures in kids who have severe epilepsy. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antidote for paracetemol overdoses: Drug could save hundreds of people
A REVOLUTIONARY drug could save hundreds of people from paracetamol poisoning. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO says India reports cases of Zika virus
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has reported cases of the Zika virus, the World Health Organization said, adding that efforts should be made to strengthen surveillance. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Pain in left arm: Possible causes, other symptoms, and treatment
Learn about the possible causes of left arm pain, including angina, skeletomuscular injury, and heart attack. When should you see a doctor? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Bulgaria to conduct food product checks amid quality concerns
SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria said on Saturday it would conduct checks on different food products of multinational companies sold in the Balkan state and compare them with food sold in richer western European countries, amid concerns over quality. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The name of Everybody gym says it all. Leave your pronouns at the door and come on in to sweat
On a recent Wednesday night, a sweat-slicked crowd gyrated to Beyonc é as neon laser beams sprayed the ceilings with flashes of blue and green.The dance class, called Pony Sweat, stomped alongside black-lipstick-adorned instructor Emilia Richeson. Music blared: “Who run the world? Girls.” Richeson... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sophia Kercher Source Type: news

Marijuana study offers hope for some epileptic children
A study published this week in the New England Journal of Medicine showed that the use of cannabidial, which is derived from marijuana and does not induce a high, was successful in decreasing seizures in children who suffer from a complex epilepsy disorder. Dr. Jon LaPook reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Morning Rounds: New fruit juice guidance, bacteria-lined clothing
Dr. Jon Lapook and Dr. Tara Narula join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the new recommendations for how much fruit juice kids should be having and a breathable workout suit lined with live bacteria which reacts to body heat and sweat to adjust ventilation accordingly. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eczema herpeticum: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
What is eczema, what is the herpes simplex virus, and what is eczema herpeticum? Learn about the treatments available and how it may be prevented. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

SECOND OPINION: Bad news for wine lovers - there's no right way to drink
Two separate studies this week threw cold water on the theory that moderate drinking improves heart health and a health reporter says research linking common foods and health outcomes tends to be misleading. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

How A Gene Editing Tool Went From Labs To A Middle-School Classroom
Some compare the democratization of personal computing in the 1970s to the current changes in access to genetic engineering tools, in part thanks to the CRISPR gene editing tool.(Image credit: Alan Yu/WHYY) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alan Yu Source Type: news

Two Scientists, Two Different Approaches To Saving Bees From Poison Dust
(Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Dan Charles Source Type: news

Richard Dawkins On Terrorism And Religion
Richard Dawkins, the scientist and outspoken atheist, speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about terrorism, and how the world has changed since he first began talking about his opposition to religion. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Market Forces May Impact Emissions More Than Climate Agreements
Today President Trump is at the G7 summit and high on the agenda is climate change. Many world leaders are imploring Trump stay in the global climate agreement, but emissions are going down already. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christopher Joyce Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Latissimus dorsi flap reconstruction: What to expect
The latissimus dorsi muscle is sometimes used for breast reconstruction surgery. Learn more about preparation, side effects, and recovery in this article. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

How telling patients of a possible side-effect may make it more likely
Patients who are told their medication can have certain side-effects may report these symptoms more often than patients who aren't aware their treatment carries these risks, study of 'nocebo effect' suggests. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can daith piercings help with a migraine? What the experts say
What is a migraine, what is a daith piercing, and could one help with migraines? Learn about alternative treatments for migraines including acupuncture. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Fathers more responsive to toddler daughters than sons
Fathers of daughters discuss emotions more openly and are more attentive and responsive to their child's needs than fathers of sons, finds new research. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

Bowel cancer symptoms - women reveals signs were the same as THIS condition
BOWEL cancer is more common in people over the age of sixty. However the disease can affect younger people and every year more than 2,500 people are told they have bowel cancer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ex-Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in 1980s
Prosecutors say a Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler and who faces new charges in the death of an infant a year earlier is suspected of killing as many as 60 young children around that time (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

What science says about the risks of energy drinks
South Carolina teen death renews concerns about the safety of energy drinks. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radio/Quirks & Quarks Source Type: news

Texas county still on "high alert" over Zika virus
Cameron County is increasing its efforts at mosquito control and public education, and sharing what it's learned (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How one Texas county is trying to stop the spread of Zika
Fifteen pregnant women in Cameron County, Texas, have tested positive for Zika virus so far this year. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on how county authorities are working to stop the spread through mosquito control and public education. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Autism diagnoses 'could be reduced under NHS plan'
The National Autistic Society says it is deeply concerned about NHS plans in south-west London. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

11-year sentence for Woman in fatal silicone injection
A woman has been sentenced to 11 years and three months in prison for performing illegal cosmetic silicone injections _ including one that caused a woman's death (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Texas set to embrace new abortion restrictions
A sweeping new anti-abortion bill in Texas that includes one provision already blocked by federal courts is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Canada man chooses to die from medical assistance
John Shields, 78, died by medical assistance on March 24 in Victoria, Canada. He allowed the New York Times to film the controversial last moments of his life before his lethal injection. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

10 stroke patients regain control of their paralyzed hands
The machine, developed by the Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, targets a small part of the brain that is needed to send the first 'movement signal' to our fingers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moths with larger antennae are better at detecting signals
Male gum-leaf skeletoniser moths with larger antennae are better at detecting smaller amounts of sex pheromones from females, Australian researchers have found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Attack in Manchester: Emergency Services Response Attack in Manchester: Emergency Services Response
Emergency services were quickly deployed in accordance with national recommendations put in place in the United Kingdom in the 2000s.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Sensory and diet therapies for autism lack strong evidence
(Reuters Health) - - There is little or no evidence to support many popular therapies that aim to help children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), according to two new reviews of existing research. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The GOP health bill's Medicaid cuts could leave millions of women uninsured
17 million women in the U.S. ages 18-64 have health insurance through Medicaid. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

CVS's Omnicare to pay $23 million to resolve U.S. kickback case
BOSTON (Reuters) - CVS Health Corp's Omnicare unit has agreed to pay $23 million to resolve a long-running whistleblower lawsuit alleging that it took kickbacks from a drugmaker, according to settlement papers released on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Study links diesel pollution to heart damage
Researchers at Queen Mary University in London have found significant evidence that particulate matter from diesel pollution can cause heart damage. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experts reveal the best booze for watching your waistline
UK health experts have revealed the cocktails to avoid when glancing over a bar menu. Sadly, it's time to put down that glass of white wine at 130 calories and choose champagne at 90 calories. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Heat-not-burn' cigarettes still release cancer-causing chemicals
(Reuters Health) - - A new type of "heat-not-burn" cigarette releases some of the same cancer-causing chemicals found in traditional cigarette smoke, a recent experiment suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Texas set to pass embrace new abortion restrictions
A sweeping new anti-abortion bill in Texas that includes one provision already blocked by federal courts is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Tremors tied to recreational drugs can linger in former users
(Reuters Health) - - Recreational drugs like “MDMA” and amphetamines have long been linked to a variety of movement disorders, and a new study suggests that basic motor skill impairment may linger even among former users. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Lack of sleep causes your brain to EAT ITSELF
The cells, known as astrocytes, act like mini Hoovers in the brain, sweeping up cells as the brain's connections become weak and break apart, according to Italian researchers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Top tips to avoid summer health hazards
Best practices for avoiding sunburns, spoiled food and insect-borne diseases. Plus, how to stay safe on the road. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

New guidance for treating vertigo
Millions of Americans suffer from vertigo each year, and it can be disabling. But the condition can be treated -- usually without drugs or expensive tests. CBS News' Meg Oliver reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vertigo dizziness is scary, but common
Some patients may need repeated treatments for vertigo to relieve symptoms, but new guidelines say expensive tests and drugs aren't needed (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kidneys from diabetic donors may help organ shortage
People who received kidneys from non-living donors with diabetes were less likely to die than those who stayed on the wait-list (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Summer health hazards to avoid on Memorial Day
A few steps to make long-awaited outside adventures a little safer. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Ticagrelor (BRILINTA) Professional Samples Recalled, 1 Lot Ticagrelor (BRILINTA) Professional Samples Recalled, 1 Lot
One lot of sample bottles with eight 90-mg tablets of the widely used antiplatelet is being recalled after reports that one such bottle also contained pills of a drug for gout.Heartwire from Medscape (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

Could a Century-Old Drug Ease Autism Symptoms?
Small study produced positive results with the sleeping sickness medication suramin, but more research needed (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New drug may reduce transplant, mortality rates in hepatitis C
A new drug has been found to significantly reduce the risk of transplantation or death in patients with hepatitis C infection, according to a recent study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zuckerberg Biohub Mapping All Human Cells to Fight Disease Zuckerberg Biohub Mapping All Human Cells to Fight Disease
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, MD, a pediatrician, are investing $3 billion to help cure, prevent, or manage all disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Revisions Underway to McDonald Criteria on MS Diagnosis Revisions Underway to McDonald Criteria on MS Diagnosis
An expert panel is tackling the first revision to the multiple sclerosis diagnostic criteria in 7 years. Among proposed changes is a greater role for cerebrospinal fluid evaluation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news