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Bloating is one of the symptoms of ovarian cancer - here’s when you need to visit your GP
OVARIAN cancer can be difficult to recognise, particularly in the early stages, but women are now being warned that constant bloating could be one of the signs and symptoms. This is how to test for it and when to visit your GP. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Doing THIS could increase your life expectancy
A FEW minutes of light exercise during the day can help older people, especially men, live longer, scientists have found. Activities such as gentle gardening or taking the dog for a walk aid longevity, researchers say. They discovered that clocking up just half an hour of any level of physical activity was linked to a 17 per cent less death risk in the elderly. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Complaint filed against Idaho senator who yelled at students
An ethics complaint has been filed against an Idaho state senator after a tweet from an account purported to be the Republican lawmaker's directed students to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic colleague (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

NI mental health charities urge action over 'crisis'
Charities say the situation is exacerbated by Northern Ireland's ongoing "political dysfunction". (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drink price law could lead addicts to drugs, says charity
A proposed minimum price for alcohol could lead vulnerable homeless people to drugs, a charity suggests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sedentary Behaviors and Cardiometabolic Risk Sedentary Behaviors and Cardiometabolic Risk
It's well accepted that TV viewing and other sedentary behaviors are associated with cardiometabolic risk. Does replacing TV viewing with a different sedentary behavior impact risk level?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Celiac Disease Associated With Aplastic Anemia in a 6-Year-Old Celiac Disease Associated With Aplastic Anemia in a 6-Year-Old
Many hematological disorders have been associated with celiac disease. This case represents the fourth associated with aplastic anemia in children--might it be more common than thought?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

The Role of Frequent HIV Testing in Diagnosing HIV in MSM The Role of Frequent HIV Testing in Diagnosing HIV in MSM
Does more frequent HIV testing result in a higher likelihood of identifying undiagnosed infection among high-risk men who have sex with men?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Newly Emerging Drugs of Abuse and Their Detection Methods Newly Emerging Drugs of Abuse and Their Detection Methods
The emergence of new illicit drugs poses a challenge for the toxicology lab. Review current methods for detection and identification of these recreational drugs in this article.American Journal of Clinical Pathology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the Treatment of Insomnia Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in the Treatment of Insomnia
How effective is cognitive behavior therapy in improving insomnia compared with medications? How long do the effects of CBT last? This review examines the current evidence.Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Hepatic Events and HBV Reactivation With DAA Therapy for HCV Hepatic Events and HBV Reactivation With DAA Therapy for HCV
This study investigated the incidence and timing of significant hepatic events, including HBV reactivation, in patients taking direct-acting antivirals for chronic HCV.Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Spread of Tau Deposits: Can We Trust In Vivo Findings? Spread of Tau Deposits: Can We Trust In Vivo Findings?
This commentary discusses the huge potential of in vivo tau PET imaging for early diagnosis of Alzheimer disease--while underscoring potential challenges in interpretation and implementation.Brain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Blood-Loss Management in Spine Surgery Blood-Loss Management in Spine Surgery
Which strategies may help minimize the incidence of perioperative blood loss during spine surgical procedures?Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

A Strategy for Building an LDCT Lung Cancer Screening Program A Strategy for Building an LDCT Lung Cancer Screening Program
A non-profit community health system presents their experience developing an LDCT lung cancer screening program, outlining a five-point strategy for ensuring success.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of Bracing After Posterior Spinal Instrumented Fusion Impact of Bracing After Posterior Spinal Instrumented Fusion
Could bracing after posterior spinal instrumented fusion help improve pain relief and quality of life?Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Weight Gain After Treatment of Graves' Disease in Children Weight Gain After Treatment of Graves' Disease in Children
Which children are more susceptible to weight gain after treatment for Graves'disease?Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture
Ancient acupuncture is increasingly used as weapon in the nation's struggle with opioids (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Mitsutoki Shigeta: 'Baby factory' dad wins paternity rights
The Japanese man can now pursue custody of 13 children he fathered through Thai surrogate mothers. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

State of the RN Workforce in a New Era of Health Reform State of the RN Workforce in a New Era of Health Reform
How will the RN workforce evolve to meet the challenges of a fast-changing healthcare world?Nursing Economics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Flu vaccine: Will it work better next season?
The FDA is already about to start work on the vaccine for next season. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Idaho senator shouts at students lobbying for birth control
A northern Idaho lawmaker told students affiliated with Planned Parenthood that he would call law enforcement officials if they attempted to visit his office at the Capitol (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Ovarian cancer: Persistent tummy bloating can be sign, charity warns
Only a third of women would see a doctor despite it being a major symptom, a survey suggests. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Numerous Sisu vitamins recalled because of glass fragments
Vitamins produced by a B.C. company are being recalled because they may contain small pieces of glass. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Idaho senator yells at students lobbying for birth control
A northern Idaho lawmaker told students affiliated with Planned Parenthood that he would call law enforcement officials if they attempted to visit his office at the Capitol (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

How Malawi reduced infant mortality
Every year 2.6m babies around the world don't survive beyond a month but Malawi's number is dropping. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bloating could be a sign of this terrible illness: Women warned to visit doctor
WOMEN could be buying probiotic yoghurts instead of seeking medical health for a key symptom of cancer, a charity has warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cholesterol ratio or non-HDL cholesterol: Which is most important?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can diet and exercise prevent Alzheimer's disease?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Back labor: Childbirth myth or reality?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reading crime novels could help ease depression   
Research from Lancaster Medical School suggests that reading can ease depression by causing behavioural changes through emotional responses. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women who suffered heart attacks reveal easy-to-miss signs
A new study published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association found women are twice as likely to develop fatal heart complications than men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Grey's Anatomy 'distorts' patient expectations
While it makes no claims to being educational, research reveals scores of Americans admit TV shows are their primary source of health information, both reality and drama. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ingenious tips from experts to get 8 hours sleep
We all know that lack of sleep is a major health concern - but how do we get those all-important 8 hours per night? Our experts reveal their top tips. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Strike two years ago  strikes had a 'significant impact'
Junior doctor strikes in England two years ago had a 'significant impact' on patients: thousands of appointments were cancelled, according to the findings published in BMJ Open (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jilly Cooper answers our health quiz
The 'bonkbuster' pensioner reveals how she believes sex is vital for a relationship, but doesn't get much these days. Also confesses that she thinks constantly about her weight (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women with ovarian cancer who think they're just bloated
Despite persistent bloating being one of the main signs of the disease, half of women say they would try measures like eating more probiotic yoghurts or going gluten-free before visiting a doctor. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

This city is equipping its first responders with active shooter kits
"Unfortunately, these events are becoming far too common." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Are YOU an asthma sufferer who never uses their inhaler?
Tiernan Green, from County Armagh,  suffered a fatal asthma attack after failing to use his brown inhaler. He's one of 1,400 UK residents who die this way, each year. This is his story. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women who suffered heart events reveal easy-to-miss signs
A new study published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association found women are twice as likely to develop fatal heart complications than men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HealthWatch: Drinking Soda May Impact Fertility
BOSTON (CBS) — Could drinking soda affect your chances of having a baby? Researchers at the Boston University School of Public Health surveyed almost 5,000 men and women and found that drinking one or more sugar-sweetened beverages a day, by either partner, male or female, was associated with a 20% lower chance of getting pregnant each month. Prior studies have found that drinking soda can lead to poor semen quality, as well as obesity and type two diabetes which also can impact fertility. The researchers found little impact from drinking fruit juices or diet soda, but they say that couples who want to get pregnant m...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Fertility Soda Women's Health Source Type: news

Smartphone app could prevent food poisoning
Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have developed a device that turns smartphones into portable bacteria detectors, revealing potential risks in minutes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ASK THE GP: Can airport scanners give me cancer?
The Daily Mail's resident GP answers your queries on everything and anything. This week,he deals with the effects of airport scanners, allergies chronic pain. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why heart attack symptoms are missed in women
Among adults 55 and younger, chest pain is the predominant symptom of a heart attack, but women tend to experience a greater number of additional symptoms too - and those lesser-known symptoms can be dangerously misunderstood, a new study finds. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HealthWatch: Cleaning Products Could Cause Lung Damage In Women
BOSTON (CBS) — A new study finds that regularly using cleaning sprays or other cleaning products could put women at risk for lung damage. Researchers in Norway looked at data from more than 6,000 people followed for more than 20 years and found that women who clean regularly experience a faster reduction in lung function than women who don’t. They found, specifically for women who work as cleaners, the decline in lung function was almost as large as smoking a pack of cigarettes a day for 20 years Cleaning products contain small particles that can be inhaled into the lungs and irritate the membranes that line th...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Uncategorized Source Type: news

Drinking alcohol plays role in living past 90, researchers say
Here's some information to ponder while hitting the gym instead of a bar: Beer and wine have better health benefits than exercise for longer life. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Electrical implant reduces side effects from man's spinal cord injury
An experimental electrical treatment has reduced side effects of a spinal cord injury that paralyzed a Canadian man. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes could be triggered by virus, scientists warn
Harvard University scientists found that four viruses contain insulin-like proteins. The new research suggests that these may trigger type 1 and type 2 diabetes by tricking the body. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Running can help preserve memory by combating stress
Researchers from Brigham Young University found running helps protect from the negative effects of stress on the hippocampus - the part of the brain responsible for learning and memory. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As Some Got Free Health Care, Gwen Got Squeezed: An Obamacare Dilemma
Trump ’ s efforts to undermine the health law have widened the gap between those who get government aid and those who don ’ t, deepening resentments. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ABBY GOODNOUGH Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) Medicaid New Hampshire Source Type: news

G ü nter Blobel, Nobel Laureate Who Found Cell ‘ ZIP Codes, ’ Dies at 81
Dr. Blobel, at Rockefeller University, discovered that proteins in any given cell carry signals that guide them to where they can do their beneficial job. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ROBERT D. McFADDEN Tags: Deaths (Obituaries) Nobel Prizes Biology and Biochemistry Blobel, Gunter Source Type: news