Negative social media experiences lead to loneliness in young adults, study says
Negative experiences online may bring about higher rates of loneliness among social media users, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wide Variance in Revascularization of Stable Myocardial Ischemia Wide Variance in Revascularization of Stable Myocardial Ischemia
The Canadian study also showed unprecedented benefits with revascularization, prompting questions about the role of unmeasured confounders.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Concern About Global Warming Among Americans Spikes, Report Says
The proportion of those polled who say global warming is "personally important" to them jumped from 63 to 72 percent last year.(Image credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ian Stewart Source Type: news

Insomnia Treatment May Help Ease Depression During Menopause Insomnia Treatment May Help Ease Depression During Menopause
Women going through menopause may have fewer symptoms of depression when they get treatment for insomnia than when they don't, a recent experiment suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Rotavirus vaccination tied to lower rates of type 1 diabetes
(Reuters Health) - Young kids who receive the rotavirus vaccine may be less likely to develop type 1 diabetes than children who don't get this routine childhood vaccination, an Australian study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Lidocaine-Prilocaine Cream May Ease IUD Insertion Pain Lidocaine-Prilocaine Cream May Ease IUD Insertion Pain
A network meta-analysis suggests that lidocaine-prilocaine is more effective than some other analgesic options for relieving pain during insertion of an intrauterine device (IUD); however, more studies are needed to confirm the cream's effectiveness and safety, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Bariatric Surgery May Boost Sexual Function in Women Bariatric Surgery May Boost Sexual Function in Women
Sexual function in severely obese women improves after bariatric surgery, researchers in Brazil say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Heart attack warning - why you should never ignore this colour on your lips
HEART ATTACK symptoms vary from person to person, but may include chest pain, dizziness and feeling short of breath. But you could also be at risk of heart attack signs, as well as coronary heart disease, if you have coloured lips. What colour should you be looking out for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

23andMe Just Got FDA Approval for a DNA Cancer Test
(Bloomberg) — DNA testing company 23andMe Inc. said it has gotten the green light from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to offer consumers a test for a hereditary colorectal cancer syndrome. 23andMe said it will now be able to tell customers whether they have two genetic variants that influence MUTYH-associated polyposis, a rare condition associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer. The FDA didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. Key Insights It’s the second test associated with cancer risk for which 23andMe has received FDA clearance. Last March, the Mountain View, Califo...
Source: TIME: Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kristen V. Brown / Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized DNA Testing onetime Source Type: news

Reversal Agents for DOACs: When Should You Use Them? Reversal Agents for DOACs: When Should You Use Them?
Drs Ruff, Hylek, and Pollack discuss how to manage bleeding associated with direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs, NOACs), when to use reversal agents, and the controversy of restarting anticoagulation.American College of Cardiology & Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Trump's drug ad price transparency contains huge loophole, researchers identify
The Trump administration's proposal to require pharmaceutical companies to list drug prices in television ads would have a profound impact on the way consumers think about expensive drugs and whether they would ask their doctor about them, according to a study published Tuesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deaths from Adverse Events Down Slightly, Study Shows Deaths from Adverse Events Down Slightly, Study Shows
Deaths from adverse effects of medical treatment fell from 1990 to 2016; the risks are not evenly distributed, however, with some age groups and geographic regions more affected than others.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hospital Medicine News Source Type: news

Ehsf 2019 ehsf 2019
Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from EHSF 2019Medscape Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

Alcohol destroyed their livers. Now, they're increasingly getting new ones
The number of liver transplants for Americans with alcohol-associated liver disease has steadily grown in recent years, prompting researchers to explore why this is and what the long-term prospects are for recipients. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What's New for Treating Flu? CDC Antiviral Drug Recommendations What's New for Treating Flu? CDC Antiviral Drug Recommendations
Know when to use an antiviral flu drug and which of the four drug options is appropriate for which patients.CDC Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Commentary Source Type: news

Doctors Leave Center Where Injured Woman Had Baby
Two doctors who provided care for an incapacitated woman who had a baby after being sexually assaulted are no longer looking after patients at the long-term care center in Phoenix. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood test could detect Alzheimer's up to 16 years before symptoms begin, study says
A simple blood test could predict if a patient will develop Alzheimer's disease up to 16 years before symptoms begin, a new study finds. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to brace the cold! Science-backed ways to stay warm
JohnEric Smith, assistant professor of Exercise Physiology at Mississippi State University, explains what we know about how your body heats itself up. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study links low education level to smoking while pregnant
Education level and type of job play a strong role in whether a woman will smoke while she's pregnant, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These two factors may help women live longer
New research finds certain body sizes, as well as the amount of time exercising per day, may play a role in longer lifespans (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Options Emerging for Painful Abscesses, Skin Scarring New Options Emerging for Painful Abscesses, Skin Scarring
Much-needed therapies for a chronic inflammatory skin condition, a once-orphan disease, will be in the spotlight at the upcoming Conference of the European Hidradenitis Suppurativa Foundation.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology News Source Type: news

Body Size May Influence Lifespan in Women, Not Men
The findings indicate that both body size and physical activity are related to lifespan, but the associations seem to differ between men and women. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart disease may begin in the WOMB
A study by Cambridge University found that adults who suffered low oxygen in the womb are more likely to show red flags for heart disease, like high blood pressure or stiff arteries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Questions remain around doctors for incapacitated woman
It's unclear if two doctors who cared for an incapacitated Arizona woman who gave birth as a result of a sexual assault could face any criminal fallout as authorities continue to release little about their investigation (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes bladder pain?
Bladder pain may occur due to interstitial cystitis, a bladder infection, bladder cancer, or kidney stones. In this article, we look at the causes and treatment of bladder pain. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology / Nephrology Source Type: news

Maternal Illness and Deaths, Coverage Expansion Top Saturday ’s TMA Conference
How to protect women from severe illness and death surrounding childbirth; ensuring Texans are vaccinated against diseases; covering low-income Texans with insurance so they can access care; top medical issues in the legislature; ethical considerations of “do not resuscitate” (DNR) law; and the state’s changing demographics and how to care for Texas of the future. Doctors will address these pressing issues and more during the 2019 Texas Medical Association (TMA) Winter Conference, in Austin. (Source: TMA News Room)
Source: TMA News Room - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2 warning - three hidden symptoms of high blood sugar you may be ignoring
DIABETES type 2 symptoms can include unexplained weight loss, passing more urine than normal, and feeling very tired. But you could also be at risk of high blood sugar signs if you have any of these common symptoms that you could be ignoring. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Berlin and Warsaw could be struck down by an evolved outbreak of measles, researchers fear  
Researchers claim the capital cities of Germany and Poland share similarities to the Dutch Bible Belt (DBB) in the Netherlands, where there is regularly large outbreaks of measles. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alzheimer's Blood Test May Detect Damage Ahead of Symptoms Alzheimer's Blood Test May Detect Damage Ahead of Symptoms
Changes over time in levels of neurofilament light protein in blood can help predict neurodegeneration and clinical progression to Alzheimer's disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

J & J, U.S. states settle hip implant claims for $120 million
Johnson& Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit have agreed to pay $120 million to resolve deceptive marketing claims by several U.S. states over the company's metal-on-metal hip implants. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How to protect yourself in dangerous, freezing weather
The record-breaking and deadly chill slamming three-quarters of the country is posing serious health risks (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gabapentin Improves Sexual Function in Some With Vulvodynia Gabapentin Improves Sexual Function in Some With Vulvodynia
Gabapentin improves sexual function in women with both vulvodynia and severe pelvic floor muscle pain.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

V.A. Wait Times Now Shorter Than for Private Doctors
By 2017, mean wait time at V.A. hospitals had gone down 17.7 days, while rising to 29.8 for private practitioners. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Veterans Hospitals Doctors Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How much omega-3 should you get each day?
The amount of omega-3 a person needs each day depends on their age and sex. People with certain health conditions, including heart disease, depression, and cancer, may benefit from taking extra omega-3. Learn more about how much omega-3 to take each day here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Elderly who don't want dialysis often pressured to get it
(Reuters Health) - Doctors tend to steer elderly people with failing kidneys toward dialysis even when patients say they'd rather avoid such treatments, a new study finds. And when patients decline dialysis, which wouldn't buy much more time for a frail, elderly patient, doctors often try to convince them to change their minds, the study shows. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Johnsonville Sausages May Have Rubber Inside
The Wisconsin-based sausage maker recalled nearly 70,000 pounds of frozen patties. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson, U.S. states settle hip implant claims for $120 million
Johnson& Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit have agreed to pay $120 million to resolve deceptive marketing claims by several U.S. states over the company's metal-on-metal hip implants. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Instagram 'helped kill my daughter'
After Molly Russell took her own life, her family found distressing material through her Instagram account. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer - the one spice you should eat every day to lower your risk of cancer
HOW to live longer: Avoid an early death by eating, healthy, balanced diet, and by doing regular exercise. You could boost your life expectancy and lower your risk of some cancer symptoms by eating certain foods. This is the spice you should be eating every day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hudis on CancerLinQ: Goal Is Real-Time'Accident Avoidance System'Hudis on CancerLinQ: Goal Is Real-Time'Accident Avoidance System '
CancerLinQ is a'huge, expensive, cumbersome, and complex project, but it's also fun and rewarding to make it happen.'Kathy Miller talks with ASCO CEO Cliff Hudis about this challenging project.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Neoadjuvant Chemo Ups Survival in Pancreatic Cancer Neoadjuvant Chemo Ups Survival in Pancreatic Cancer
Neoadjuvant chemotherapy significantly improved overall survival in a cohort of Japanese patients and could be a new treatment option, but the regimen is not currently available in the US.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Most Physicians Think FDA Has It About Right, Survey Says Most Physicians Think FDA Has It About Right, Survey Says
Most physician respondents thought the FDA requires the right level of evidence for approving new drugs but were overwhelmingly against the FDA allowing promotion of drugs for unapproved uses.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pharmacist News Source Type: news

Time to Eliminate Ageism and Sexism in Medicine Time to Eliminate Ageism and Sexism in Medicine
The #MeToo movement prompts Melissa Walton-Shirley to reflect on the sexism she dismissed in her early career and the ageism she sees around her now.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Expert Column Source Type: news

ASH 2018:'Amazing Developments' in AML Treatment ASH 2018:'Amazing Developments' in AML Treatment
Jorge Cortes highlights the most promising data on new drugs and drug combinations for treatment of AML.Medscape Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Commentary Source Type: news

Study: Aspirin cuts risk for heart attack, stroke, but increases major bleeding risk
Aspirin can help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, but it also increases major bleeding in patients who use it regularly, a new study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pigeon droppings health risk - should you worry?
A child's death at a hospital in Glasgow has been linked to an infection spread by bird droppings. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Alzheimer's blood test detects brain damage years before symptoms
Testing blood levels of a protein that brain cells leak when faulty or dying detected people with Alzheimer's disease years before their symptoms emerged. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Voice Your Opinion: Medscape Nurse Career Satisfaction Report 2018 Voice Your Opinion: Medscape Nurse Career Satisfaction Report 2018
Tell us what you think about our 2018 career satisfaction report, covering RNs, LPNs, and APNs. Are you surprised by the findings?Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None Commentary Source Type: news

Stomach bloating warning - the 13p vegetable you should AVOID or risk trapped wind pain
STOMACH bloating could be caused by certain foods in your diet, or by eating too much in one sitting. You could be at risk of trapped wind pain and tummy aches if you commonly eat this vegetable with your dinner. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Amateur rock climbers often lack skills to save themselves
(Reuters Health) - - Most hobbyist rock climbers lack the basic rescue skills needed to save themselves in dangerous situations, a study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news