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Neil Diamond, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, has Parkinson's disease
Days shy of his 77th birthday, the rock legend is retiring and offered his "sincerest apologies" to those who planned to see him perform (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Counseling for Physical Activity Among Adults With Arthritis Counseling for Physical Activity Among Adults With Arthritis
Are adults with arthritis receiving adequate counseling from their health care providers for exercise? What are the barriers, and how can improvements in counseling be facilitated?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Do School Obesity Prevention Programs Promote Weight Stigma? Do School Obesity Prevention Programs Promote Weight Stigma?
This study indicates that not only are evidence-based obesity prevention programs rarely implemented in US schools, but implemented programs may unintentionally exacerbate student weight stigma.Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Comprehensive Review of Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries Comprehensive Review of Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries
A new review provides insight into the patterns and mechanisms of musculoskeletal injuries associated with skiing and snowboarding.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Comparing Anterior and Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusions Comparing Anterior and Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusions
How do anterior and posterior lumbar interbody fusions compare in terms of outcomes and cost-effectiveness?Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Estrogen Axis Regulation of ER-Positive Breast Cancer Cells Estrogen Axis Regulation of ER-Positive Breast Cancer Cells
Strategies to minimize endocrine resistance may involve estrogen signaling networks within the bone microenvironment.Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Rational Combination of Immunotherapy for TNBC Treatment Rational Combination of Immunotherapy for TNBC Treatment
Chemotherapeutic and targeted agents may enhance anti-tumor immunity against TNBC by reducing PD-L1 expression.Chinese Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Coffee and Caffeine Effects on Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin Coffee and Caffeine Effects on Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin
Find out how coffee consumption impacts sex hormone-binding globulin -- and what it means for the risk of type 2 diabetes.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Real World MRI Experience With Cardiac Rhythm Devices Real World MRI Experience With Cardiac Rhythm Devices
This study provided real-world data in patients with a broad range of models and types of CIEDs.Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Best Practices in Healthcare Management Begin With Self Best Practices in Healthcare Management Begin With Self
In this article, the importance of self-care for nurses is discussed.Nursing Economics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Treatment Effectiveness in HF With Lung or Kidney Disease Treatment Effectiveness in HF With Lung or Kidney Disease
This study assessed the clinical effectiveness of treatment of heart failure in the setting of two common comorbidities: chronic lung disease and chronic kidney disease.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Avian Influenza A(H7N2) Virus in Human Exposed to Sick Cats Avian Influenza A(H7N2) Virus in Human Exposed to Sick Cats
A veterinarian was diagnosed with influenza A(H7N2) virus after exposure to an infected cat at an animal shelter.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Experimental Treatments for Leptomeningeal Metastases Experimental Treatments for Leptomeningeal Metastases
Novel agents that penetrate the blood-brain barrier offer new hope for effective management of leptomeningeal metastases.Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Making the Case for Gerontology Critical Care NP Fellowships Making the Case for Gerontology Critical Care NP Fellowships
There is currently a shortfall of qualified critical care providers. Could post-graduate NP residencies help fill the gap?OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Incidence of Lung Adenocarcinoma in Never Smokers Incidence of Lung Adenocarcinoma in Never Smokers
Despite a decrease in exposure to secondhand smoke, never smokers continue to be at risk for lung cancer.Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Global Health: Killing of Mother-Daughter Team Shakes Polio Fighters in Pakistan
The country had just eight polio cases last year. The murder of a 38-year-old woman and her 16-year-old daughter won ’ t derail vaccinations, a leader says. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Poliomyelitis Guinea Worm Disease Vaccination and Immunization Rotary Clubs International Taliban Afghanistan Pakistan Source Type: news

Neil Diamond announces big update to his musical career
Days shy of his 77th birthday, the rock legend is retiring and offered his "sincerest apologies" to those who planned to see him perform (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Low-Dose Trifluoperazine May Help Ease Morgellons Symptoms Low-Dose Trifluoperazine May Help Ease Morgellons Symptoms
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Children in England 'deserve better' from healthcare
England has not made the same strides as Wales and Scotland to improve care, a report says. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Delaware Sues Opioid Manufacturers, Distributors Over Epidemic Delaware Sues Opioid Manufacturers, Distributors Over Epidemic
Delaware on Friday became the latest state to file a lawsuit accusing corporations of helping fuel the national opioid epidemic, suing a wide range of companies involved in making, distributing and selling prescription painkillers.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Delta Air to Tighten Onboard Emotional Support Animal Requirements Delta Air to Tighten Onboard Emotional Support Animal Requirements
Delta Air Lines is tightening the requirements for passengers traveling with onboard service and emotional support animals, the carrier said on Friday, following a sharp uptick in animal-related safety issues over the last several years.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Trump Decries'Permissive' U.S. Abortion Laws at Rally Trump Decries'Permissive' U.S. Abortion Laws at Rally
President Donald Trump criticized U.S. abortion laws as among the most permissive in the world in a speech to anti-abortion activists at the annual March for Life on Friday, and pledged his administration would always defend"the right to life."Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Kenyan Doctor Goes to Court to Legalize Female Genital Mutilation Kenyan Doctor Goes to Court to Legalize Female Genital Mutilation
A Kenyan doctor is seeking to legalize female genital mutilation (FGM), arguing that a ban on the internationally condemned practice is unconstitutional and that adult women should be allowed to do what they want with their bodies.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Backpack midwife
For many people in remote regions access to healthcare is limited, so tech is coming to their aid. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asthma patients 'not receiving basic care'
Majority of patients do not get the basic care which could prevent two out of three asthma deaths (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins may 'do more harm than good': Experts say MILLIONS should not be taking them
MILLIONS of healthy Britons are needlessly taking statins every day, a major review suggests. Experts last night raised concerns that those using the cholesterol-busting drugs see next to no benefit. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pacemaker leads stopped jiggling about by tiny screw
Every year, around 25,000 people in the UK have a pacemaker fitted. Sometimes the wires can become dislodged, requiring further surgery, but a new device could avoid this problem. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brazil's death toll from yellow fever triples: WHO
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The number of confirmed cases of yellow fever outbreak in Brazil has tripled in recent weeks, with 20 deaths since July, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

CDC director urges flu vaccinations as pediatric deaths mount
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Of the 30 U.S. children who have died from the flu so far this season, some 85 percent had not been vaccinated, said Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, who urged Americans to get flu shots amid one of the most severe flu seasons in years. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Utah student hospitalized after she swallowed a Tide Pod
A Utah State University student was taken to a local hospital Saturday after swallowing a Tide Pod. School officials insist the incident was not part of the social media craze 'Tide Pod Challenge.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Father finds kidney donor after printing plea on a t-shirt
Rob Leibowitz, 60, from New Jersey, suffered from chronic kidney disease and wore a t-shirt that said 'In Need of Kidney' to find his donor. He underwent a successful transplant surgery last week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glasses could prevent motion sickness in self-driving cars
University of Michigan researchers have developed a pair of prototype glasses that could prevent motion sickness in self-driving vehicles, using light that mimics the car's activity. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS's £250m bill after private surgery gone wrong
A report says that around 6,000 people a year need NHS care after bungled private operations, costing the NHS hundreds of millions of pounds. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intensive care doctor became a patient on her own ward
Dr Rana Awdish is an intensive care doctor in Detroit. When she was seven months pregnant, she lost her baby and became a patient on her own word. She details her extraordinary experience. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

About two million Brits drink more than A THIRD of the booze sold in the UK
JUST four per cent of the population drink almost a third of the alcohol sold in England, according to healthcare data. The figure emerged yesterday in a Parliamentary committee debate on a 50p minimum unit price on alcohol. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors deliberately schedule appointments too early
Three researchers at Brock University in Canada break down their latest study, which exposes the inefficient method of making all patients wait 45 minutes for an appointment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

APOE4 Not the Only Gene Tied to Amyloid in Alzheimer's APOE4 Not the Only Gene Tied to Amyloid in Alzheimer's
A comprehensive genetic study has shed new light, not only on the role of APOE4 allele in brain amyloid deposition but also on the importance of other genes in this process as it relates to Alzheimer's disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

New York blind boy meets mother and son who saved his life
Anthony Dones, of Long Island, New York, who was born with malignant infantile osteoporosis, a rare genetic disorder, met the donor who saved his life 15 years ago. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HealthWatch: Pediatricians Call For Improved Nutrition In First 1,000 Days of Life
BOSTON (CBS) — The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is issuing a policy statement to improve the nutrition of children in their first 1,000 days of life. They’re calling on healthcare professional to educate pregnant women about breastfeeding and provide help when needed, to counsel caregivers about important brain nutrients, and to advocate for improved nutrition programs at a local, state, and federal level. The most critical period of brain development begins at conception in the womb and ends at the beginning of age 3. Poor nutrition during this time can lead to lifelong deficits in brain function even ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Nutrition Pediatrician Source Type: news

HealthWatch: Could Getting Breathed On Give You The Flu?
BOSTON (CBS) — Flu activity continues to be widespread across the country and the season could be the worst in years. Almost 9,000 Americans have been hospitalized since early October and at least 30 kids have died so far. As Dr. Mallika Marshall reports, a new study may help explain why the flu tends to spread so fast. Researchers at the University of Maryland looked at 142 patients with a positive flu test and analyzed their breath samples during the first few days of symptoms. They found that 39% of the samples were positive for infectious flu virus. Typically when we think of how the flu and cold viruses get circ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Flu Flu Symptoms Source Type: news

Ibuprofen pill claims to cut side-effects and be faster
British company infirst Healthcare have come up with a solution that could allow people in chronic pain to consume ibuprofen and get the same relief with half the dose and no risk of gastric bleeding. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Martin Scurr answers readers' questions on gallstones  
Dr Martin Scurr answers a question from a man who recently realised he had a gallstone. The man says the gallstone isn't causing him any issues but wants to know if he should do anything about it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For hospital patients, beware the "weekend effect"
Doctors call it the "weekend effect." Patients in the hospital are more likely to die off-hours -- whether it's for a brain bleed, a heart attack or a clot in the lungs. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At Least 30 Children Have Died From This Season ’s Flu. Some of Them Were Perfectly Healthy
Thirty children have died from confirmed influenza-related causes so far this flu season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) most recent weekly report, released last Friday. The total includes deaths between Oct. 16 and Jan. 13. CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald has described the 2017-2018 flu season as “very active,” and has said that much of the country is experiencing “widespread and intense flu activity.” During a Jan. 12 press update, Fitzgerald said that influenza A, H3N2, has been the most common strain of flu virus reported this year. “These ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

Antithyroid Drugs Tied to Risk for Congenital Malformations Antithyroid Drugs Tied to Risk for Congenital Malformations
Infants born to women who received antithyroid drugs for Graves disease during the first trimester of pregnancy had an increased risk for congenital malformations, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

'Inflammatory' diet linked to higher risk of colon cancer
(Reuters Health) - People who consume lots of foods linked to chronic inflammation, such as red meat and refined grains, may be more likely to develop colorectal cancer than individuals who tend to avoid these foods, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The Checkup: Paintball, BB and Pellet Gun Injuries Pose Serious Risk to Children ’ s Eyes
Over the 23-year period of a new study, the rate of eye injuries caused by nonpowder guns increased by 168.8 percent. Experts advise eye protection. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PERRI KLASS, M.D. Tags: BB and Airsoft Guns Gun Control Firearms Sports Injuries Children and Childhood Eyes and Eyesight Accidents and Safety Paintball (Sport) Basketball Source Type: news

Boris Johnson to push for more cash for NHS
The foreign secretary thinks No 10 is not doing enough to ease winter pressures, sources tell the BBC. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA's tobacco stance faces test with Philip Morris iQOS device
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a decision expected to test the Trump administration's approach to tobacco regulation, U.S. health advisers will vote this week on whether to allow Philip Morris International Inc to claim its novel iQOS tobacco device is less harmful than cigarettes. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Isc 2018 isc 2018
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ISC 2018Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news