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Blood donation rules relaxed for gay men and sex workers
Accurate blood tests mean more groups can give blood safely, experts say. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Secret government cuts ‘sound death knell for the NHS’
SECRET Government plans to impose “radical and rapid” spending cuts on debt-ridden NHS trusts will lead to cancelled operations, redundancies and hospital closures, the British Medical Association has warned in a new report. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nourish, balance and restore: Top tips to get your hormones in harmony
GET your hormones in harmony with six simple steps to better health, says nutritionist Angelique Panagos. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins in new link to back disorders, says new study
PATIENTS on controversial heart drug statins are almost 30 per cent more likely to suffer potentially serious back disorders, a study has found, writes Lucy Johnston. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Fecal bacteria linked with greater infant thinking skills
Babies' diapers may hold clues to their brain development, a new study suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Report: Mental illness 'major public health concern in the United States'
Nearly 1 in 5 American adults deals with a mental illness or substance abuse problem each year, a U.S. government study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India's Delhi government tells Philip Morris to remove all ads
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The state government in India's capital told Philip Morris International Inc and other tobacco companies on Saturday to remove all advertisements from tobacco shops in the city, warning them of legal action if they do not comply. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Cardiovascular Risk Still Higher with RA in Modern Treatment Era (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Despite improved RA control, better recognition of ACS risk (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Noah Syndergaard, Injured After Bulking Up, Rethinks His Training
“ I realize now how messed up my body was, and I ’ m working hard to get it back to normal, ” said the Mets starter, who has not pitched since April 30. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAMES WAGNER Tags: Baseball Exercise New York Mets Syndergaard, Noah Source Type: news

Noah Syndergaard Rethinks His Training: Fewer Weights, More Flexibility
“ I realize now how messed up my body was, and I ’ m working hard to get it back to normal, ” said the Mets starter, who has not pitched since April 30. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JAMES WAGNER Tags: Baseball Exercise New York Mets Syndergaard, Noah Source Type: news

The 'Tone It Up' girls share 8 rules for living the fit life
We asked the Tone It Up girls for some advice and inspiration. They happily shared both. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alene Dawson Source Type: news

Musician strums guitar throughout brain surgery
A musician played the guitar while undergoing brain surgery to fix cramping in his fingers, according to the surgeon who conducted the operation in India. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

HIV and cancer teams double up to seek out new disease killers
LONDON, (Reuters) - HIV experts at an international conference starting on Saturday are keenly courting colleagues in oncology to explore whether advances in harnessing the immune system against cancer can help the search for a cure for AIDS. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Homocystinuria: Causes, symptoms, and tests
What is homocystinuria? In this article, learn about the causes of this condition and who it affects, the symptoms, and how it is diagnosed and treated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Genetics Source Type: news

Mixed signals from Trump White House on health care strategy
Trump's mixed messages on "Obamacare" raise questions over White House strategy on health care (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Morning Rounds: Forecasting migraines, advance healthcare directives
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Tara Narula join "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss a new model to forecast migraine attacks, how many Americans have advance directives regarding their medical care and a new way scientists are manufacturing a silk-like substance that may have applications in both medicine and food science. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

SECOND OPINION | It's war! Debunkers take on Gwyneth Paltrow's GOOP and celebrity pseudoscience
War on GOOP breaks out into the open and a second look at sweetener scare. Read our weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

SECOND OPINION | It's war! Debunkers take on actress Gwyneth Paltrow's GOOP and celebrity pseudoscience
War on GOOP breaks out into the open and a second look at sweetener scare. Read our weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

U.S. abortion support groups put on more public face
LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (Reuters) - Patricia Canon drives poor rural Kentucky women to distant abortion clinics each week, part of a national army of volunteers who are growing bolder even as abortion foes ratchet up opposition to the activists they have branded as "accomplices to murder." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

A Bother, A Brotherhood: Living Among The Mines In Coal Country
When Mary Jo and Mike Picklo bought their house in 2003, they expected to retire in it — until a coal mine opened across the street. They don't want it there, but they are nearly alone in their view.(Image credit: Laura Roman/NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Daniella Cheslow Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a thrombus? Causes and types
What is a thrombus? In this article, we explore the different types of thrombus, their causes and symptoms, and how they are diagnosed and treated. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Vascular Source Type: news

MSF says opening clinic is first step to new trauma hospital
Doctors Without Borders says it is opening clinic in Kunduz in northern Afghanistan as a first step toward opening a new trauma hospital (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UK's Boots 'truly sorry' over morning-after pill campaign response
LONDON (Reuters) - British pharmacy chain Boots has apologized for its response to a campaign calling for it to cut the price of one of its morning-after pills and said it was looking for cheaper alternatives. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Roche's Tecentriq receives positive opinion from EU medicines agency
ZURICH (Reuters) - A European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel said on Friday it has recommended Roche's immunotherapy Tecentriq as a treatment for advanced bladder and lung cancer, setting the stage for European Commission approval this year. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Medical News Today: New drug target could change chronic pain medication
New research identifies a novel target for potential new medication for chronic and pathologic pain. The study finds a new pain receptor and mechanism. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The fitness placebo: Can you really think yourself fit?
If you believe that you are exercising enough, you will live longer than someone who believes that they are not - regardless of activity levels. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Chaga mushroom: Nine potential health benefits
What are chaga mushrooms and what are their potential health benefits? How are chaga mushrooms used and what are the possible risks? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Stomach pain symptoms - the warning signs YOUR condition is serious
STOMACH pain - or having a stomach ache - is a common ailments and can be triggered by trapped wind or constipation. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dems: Anti-abortion provisions in health bill in jeopardy
Democrats say the Senate parliamentarian has added new complications to Republican hopes for their floundering health care bill (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Boots apologises for morning-after pill response
The pharmaceutical company says it is looking for cheaper morning-after pill options. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Senate rule deals setback to Republican healthcare bill
(Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. Senate were dealt another blow in their effort to repeal Obamacare on Friday when the keeper of the Senate's rules said certain provisions in their healthcare bill, such as defunding Planned Parenthood, could not be included. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Dehydration and youth sports: Curb the risk
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Get the facts about transvaginal mesh complications
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pacifiers: Are they good for your baby?
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oxygen therapy brings 'remarkable' boost for toddler who fell in pool
Eden Carlson's story might be one in a million. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Preemie home after Cancun hospital allegedly extorted over $30K from family
Baby Beckham Ralph has returned home to Martinsville, Indiana, after Hospiten Cancun in Cancun, Mexico, allegedly pressured the family for $30,000 in medical bills. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Senate parliamentarian says some major BCRA elements subject to 60-vote threshold
Some provisions in the original GOP Senate health care bill - which is similar to the revised bill - violate the Byrd Rule, which means those elements will require 60 votes, rather than 51 (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New report outlines lifestyle changes to prevent dementia
A new report shows that preventing dementia can start early in life. Certain lifestyle changes such as maximizing education, aggressively treating hypertension and managing depression can have a dramatic impact in preventing the disease. Dr. Jon LaPook has more. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Type 2 diabetes news: Anti-obesity drug could soon be used to treat diabetes
AN ANTI-obesity drug could soon be used to treat the scourge of diabetes - because it stops people thinking they are hungry. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The lost art of play: No resilience without risk, says researcher
Parents might want to shield their children from unpleasant experiences but experts say that playing it too safe is actually harmful. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

WATCH: Preemie back home after Cancun hospital allegedly extorted over $30K from family
Baby Beckham Ralph has returned home to Martinsville, Indiana, after Hospiten Cancun in Cancun, Mexico, allegedly pressured the family for $30,000 in medical bills. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Penumbra 3D Stroke Revascularization Device Recalled Penumbra 3D Stroke Revascularization Device Recalled
The class I recall, posted today by the FDA, was issued because of the risk that wire material may break or separate during use.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Alert Source Type: news

Deadly salmonella outbreak linked to papayas
Forty-seven people in 12 states have become infected with salmonella believed to be linked to yellow Maradol papayas, federal health officials said Friday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lesser-known gene mutations may boost breast cancer risk in Jewish women
(Reuters Health) - Jewish women of European descent may be at risk for additional genetic mutations that increase their risk of breast cancer, according to a new study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

U.S. CDC says salmonella outbreak linked to papayas sickens 47
(Reuters) - An outbreak of salmonella food poisoning linked to a type of papaya has sickened 47 people from 12 states, including one person in New York City who died and 12 who were hospitalized, U.S. health officials said on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Charlie Gard's dad yells, mom weeps after brain scan called 'sad'
The parents of baby Charlie Gard stormed out of a pre-court hearing after a lawyer representing Great Ormond Street Hospital in London broke the news that new brain scan of the terminally ill baby made for "sad reading," the UK's Press Association reported Friday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Regular soda causes body to store more fat after high-protein meals
Combining a sugary soda with your burger or fried chicken can really prime your body to pack on more pounds, a new study suggests. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EU Panel Likes Lung Cancer Drug and More EU Panel Likes Lung Cancer Drug and More
The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use recommended for approval multiple oncology drugs this month.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Even Modest Weight Gain Linked to Increased Heart Failure Risk Even Modest Weight Gain Linked to Increased Heart Failure Risk
Increasing weight over time was associated with cardiac remodeling and worsening myocardial function, though these changes improved with subsequent weight loss.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

NHS plans to scrap homeopathy treatments
The proposals are criticised for "disproportionately affecting" poorer families. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news