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The healthiest way to improve your sleep: exercise
(Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart failure breakthrough: Scientists identify protein that promotes chronic condition
Scientists have discovered a protein on the surface of heart cells that promotes chronic heart failure - meaning they are one step closer to stopping it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Congo approves use of Ebola vaccination to fight outbreak
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry has approved the use of a new Ebola vaccine to counter an outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever in its northeast that has killed four people, a spokesman said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Bigger wine glasses are encouraging us to drink more
Professor Theresa Marteau, based at Cambridge University, discovered the average size of glasses have increased by nearly 600 per cent in three centuries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman with 80 degree back bend can finally stand straight
Sophie Green, from Suffolk, was diagnosed with Scheuermann's disease last year. Doctors dismissed her concern of the curve in her spine during her teenage years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcohol heart benefits may be a MYTH as researchers cast doubt on glass of wine a day
THE belief that a regular glass of wine is good for the heart may just be “wishful thinking”, according to a study. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Personal Health: A New Drug for A.L.S., but the Diagnosis Remains Dire
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig ’ s disease, still has no cure. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JANE E. BRODY Tags: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Muscles Nerves and Nervous System Senses and Sensation Source Type: news

Cancer and diet: Slashing sugar from meals could slow spread of disease
CANCER can be categorised into over a hundred types, and the spread of some may be fuelled by sugar in your diet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The New Health Care: Science Needs a Solution for the Temptation of Positive Results
The push to achieve new and exciting findings is one reason researchers are having trouble confirming prior studies. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AARON E. CARROLL Tags: Research Science and Technology Academic and Scientific Journals Frauds and Swindling Source Type: news

Worried about your BMI? This new method is MORE accurate at identifying obesity
OBESITY affects 27 per cent of UK adults according to the latest figures, and it ’s largely calculated using body mass index . However, new research may have discovered a better way to measure it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Handshake-Free Zones Target Spread Of Germs In The Hospital
Hospital-acquired infections can be life-threatening, and unwashed hands are often to blame. One hospital in California thinks banishing handshakes could help reduce infections.(Image credit: Katherine Streeter for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anna Gorman Source Type: news

How An Interview With A Shark Researcher Wound Up Starring A Shark
Why have dozens of great sharks turned up around southern California beaches recently? Finding out the answer led to a close-up view of a baby great white shark — and the researcher who caught her.(Image credit: Cal State Long Beach Shark Lab) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Steve Inskeep Source Type: news

Op-Ed Contributor: We All Have Pre-existing Conditions
Before Obamacare, insurers often labeled minor maladies pre-existing conditions. Republican health care bills could return us to those days. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ELISABETH ROSENTHAL Tags: Health Insurance and Managed Care Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (2010) United States Politics and Government Congressional Budget Office Source Type: news

From exercise diet: How to improve gut health in 24 hours
The gut is the key to good health. But how can you make sure yours is happy and healthy? Sydney-based nutritionist, Lyndi Cohen, shared her top gut health tips. These include low-impact exercise. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: No motivation to exercise? Focus less on intensity, and more on happiness
New research suggests that focusing less on the intensity of physical activity and more on happiness and success may boost women's motivation to exercise. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Five benefits of hot stone massage therapy
In this article, learn about a hot stone massage and what the benefits may be. What are the potential risks and how can you get the most from a massage? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Bouldering may help to treat depression
Bouldering is not only good for physical health, but mental health, too. New research has found that the sport may help to reduce symptoms of depression. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Do children act out because parents check their smartphones too often?
A new study investigates the impact of parental technology use and technology-related interruptions on children's behavioral issues. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics / Children's Health Source Type: news

India's first uterus transplant under cloud as ICMR says permission not sought
ICMR spokespersons told TOI that which conducted the procedure, Pune-based Galaxy Care Laproscopy Institute (GCLI), did not seek its permission for it. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Impacting Parental Vaccine Decision-Making Impacting Parental Vaccine Decision-Making
This article describes a novel intervention to help educate parents who might be hesitant regarding vaccine administration.Pediatric Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Prehospital Management of Pregnancy and OB Complications Prehospital Management of Pregnancy and OB Complications
This article provides recommendations for the prehospital management of pregnant trauma patients.Emergency Medicine Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Emergency Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

State HCV Incidence and Policies for Persons Who Inject Drugs State HCV Incidence and Policies for Persons Who Inject Drugs
Injection drug use is the primary risk factor for new HCV infections. What is being done at the state level to help increase access to HCV preventive and treatment services for injection-drug users?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures: An Update on Treatment Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures: An Update on Treatment
Get up-to-date on the latest surgical and non-surgical management options for acute rupture of the Achilles tendon.Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Metabolic Syndrome Prevalence by Race/Ethnicity and Sex Metabolic Syndrome Prevalence by Race/Ethnicity and Sex
This study characterized the prevalence and sociodemographic distribution of metabolic syndrome in US adults, and assessed trends in prevalence from 1988 through 2012.Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Bioprosthetic Valve Thrombosis Bioprosthetic Valve Thrombosis
This article reviews the diagnostic challenges of bioprosthetic valve thrombosis, and details available therapeutic options, particularly within the rapidly expanding field of TAVR.Journal of the American College of Cardiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Remote Monitoring and Long-Term Prognosis in HF Patients Remote Monitoring and Long-Term Prognosis in HF Patients
Can remote monitoring of implantable ICDs and CRT-Ds improve long-term prognosis in heart failure patients under real-world clinical conditions?Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

100 Most Influential Publications in Scoliosis Surgery 100 Most Influential Publications in Scoliosis Surgery
This article highlights the 100 most important publications in the field of scoliosis surgery research.Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Stemless Shoulder Replacement for Shoulder Arthritis Stemless Shoulder Replacement for Shoulder Arthritis
Stemless shoulder arthroplasty implants may offer a new and exciting option for shoulder arthritis.Current Orthopaedic Practice (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Journal Article Source Type: news

Pretibial Myxedema Masquerading as a Venous Leg Ulcer Pretibial Myxedema Masquerading as a Venous Leg Ulcer
A case of non-healing leg ulcers ultimately reveals a diagnosis of pretibial myxedema. How was this difficult case diagnosed?Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Effectiveness of Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Asthma Effectiveness of Pulmonary Rehabilitation for Asthma
How effective are pulmonary rehabilitation programs as approaches to improve asthma control?BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Autochthonous Transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi to Humans Autochthonous Transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi to Humans
What do we currently know about the autochthonous transmission of Chagas disease caused by T cruzi in the United States?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

MicroRNA-155 Is a Biomarker of T-Cell Activation in HIV-1 MicroRNA-155 Is a Biomarker of T-Cell Activation in HIV-1
Gain a better understanding of how microRNA-155 levels are associated with T-cell activation in HIV-1 infected patients.HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Medical journal calls for tighter rules on legal pot to protect youth
Marijuana legalization will harm the health of youth unless major changes to the proposed law are made to protect their developing brains, a medical journal editorial says. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Doctor in the House
Dr Rangan Chatterjee, from Doctor in the House, on the options available to people living with back pain. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump ’ s Proposed Budget Cuts Trouble Bioterrorism Experts
One aspect of national security would be shortchanged in the president ’ s budget proposal: protecting against deadly pathogens, man-made or natural. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: EMILY BAUMGAERTNER Tags: Federal Budget (US) Epidemics United States Defense and Military Forces Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institutes of Health Trump, Donald J Source Type: news

Found, gene that raises hope of weak bladder cure
Their discovery brings hope that the problem, which affects millions of women at some time in their lives, could eventually be cured by adapting existing drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Golf round worth a week of exercise
The health benefits of golf are being overlooked – according to a leading cancer charity. Macmillan Cancer Support said that during a typical single round of golf, players walk for four to eight miles. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From NFL Player To Neurosurgeon: 'Why Can't I Do Both?'
Myron Rolle talks about his long journey from playing football at Florida State University and joining the NFL to going to Harvard medical school to start his residency in neurosurgery. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Spoon-fed babies more likely to end up overweight or obese, study finds
SPOON-fed babies are more likely to end up overweight or obese than babies who are allowed to feed themselves, according to a study. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Negotiating cancer: Tips from one who ’ s done it
At the age of 24, after two surgeries and two aggressive rounds of chemotherapy failed to cure me, my oncologist sent me home to die. When I was first diagnosed with colon cancer in 2013, I'd never even heard the word immunotherapy. I didn't know that my doctors wouldn't have all the answers. I thought […]Related:It’s not pain but ‘existential distress’ that leads people to assisted suicide, study suggestsU.S. death rate from Alzheimer’s rose dramatically over 15 years. Why?‘I guess you are here for the opium’: Investigator stumbles across $500 million in poppy plants (Source: Was...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Playing golf ideal way to stay fit burning 1,500 calories in an average round
PLAYING golf could be the ideal way to stay fit, with an average player walking 13,000 steps during each round, according to health experts. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acrimonious divorces make children ‘twice as likely to get ill’
THE stress of parents divorcing makes children twice as likely to develop a range of mental and physical conditions, says research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newspaper: Ohio had more than 4,000 overdose deaths in 2016
A newspaper survey of Ohio county coroners has found more than 4,000 people died from drug overdoses last year in a state among the hardest hit by a heroin and opioid epidemic (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Breast cancer campaigner who raised £30k for charity dies
Laura Plane (pictured) has been battling breast cancer since 2009. In that time she helped raise £30,000 for charity and made her cousin aware that she too had breast cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Skin-sparing mastectomy: Benefits and options
In this article, learn about how a skin-sparing mastectomy works, the reconstruction options available, and what to expect during recovery. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Spoon-fed babies more likely to be obese, says Swansea Uni
Amy Brown, an associate professor at Swansea University, said youngsters who are given the opportunity to feed themselves are more likely to be adventurous as well as healthy eaters. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newly insured fret over gains made under US health care law
GOP efforts to replace President Barack Obama's health law are expected to increase the number of uninsured and may derail the steady push to bring people back into regular care (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Phyllodes tumors: Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
A phyllodes tumor is a rare form of breast cancer that appears mostly in women. What are the signs and symptoms and what is the outlook? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Sara Malm's bizarre exercise tools for summer fitness
Need a self-rolling yoga mat, an aerobic coffee table or a satnav for swimming? Sara Malm digs out the wackiest ways to summer fitness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NASA Spacecraft Finds Storms On Jupiter
Raging cyclones and an uneven magnetic field: NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to NASA scientist Jack Connerney about the surprising findings made by a spacecraft orbiting Jupiter. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news