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More Evidence Physical Activity Reduces Cardiovascular Risk More Evidence Physical Activity Reduces Cardiovascular Risk
A huge study shows being active is linked to a substantial reduction in risk for major events'as good as or better than some of the most effective CVD pharmaceuticals we have,'says the lead author.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Diabetes warning: Using THIS unlikely product everyday could increase risk of type 2
DIABETES is on the rise, and using mouthwash too often to combat bad breath could be to blame, say scientists. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ANALYSIS: Health care should be a right, but the US doesn't have a system
The US is the only developed country without universal health insurance. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Human Brains Have Evolved Unique 'Feel-Good' Circuits
A comparison of brain tissue from monkeys, chimps and humans suggests that our brains produce the chemical messenger dopamine, which plays a major role in pleasure and rewards, far differently.(Image credit: D. Roberts/Getty Images/Science Photo Libra) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jon Hamilton Source Type: news

Back pain? THREE common signs YOU have a bone infection REVEALED
BACK PAIN could be caused by a bone infection called osteomyelitis. These are three signs you are suffering. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease More Prevalent in Blacks Intracranial Atherosclerotic Disease More Prevalent in Blacks
ICAD is prevalent in older adults, especially black men, and should be an important consideration when evaluating reasons for stroke, researchers say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Children out of cancer treatment options offered hope by new Terry Fox program
Terry Fox "precision oncology" initiative brings scientists from across Canada together to use genetic sequencing in an effort to provide new treatment for children whose cancer has not responded to other interventions. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Study shows stress is hereditary
The study by the University of California San Francisco found babies of mothers who had the most stressful life events were more reactive to stressors and took longer to recover. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stress IS hereditary, study shows
The study by the University of California San Francisco found babies of mothers who had the most stressful life events were more reactive to stressors and took longer to recover. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Me time' improves mental health through creativity
Spending time alone can improve mental health by boosting creativity, University of Buffalo research shows. People who enjoy being alone are more creative, reducing their stress levels. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Budget blank
After two decades of reports and reviews what's changed in social care in England? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ANALYSIS: Health care should be a right, but the US doesn't have a 'system'
The US is the only developed country without universal health insurance. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Germany reports outbreak of mild bird flu on farm: OIE
PARIS (Reuters) - Germany has reported an outbreak of low pathogenic H5N2 bird flu on a farm in the Lower Saxony region in the north of the country, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Thursday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Sarah Hyland opens up real about transplant side effects
The 26-year-old Modern Family actress received a kidney from her father in 2012 to cure a condition called dysplasia, when the organs do not develop properly. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

19 tips to shift baby weight from Binky Felstead ’s trainer
The former Made in Chelsea star, 27, welcomed baby India  just five months ago. Celebrity trainer Lulu Adams shared the fitness regime she devised for Binky. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to avoid being stressed this holiday season
Holiday stress gets the best of many Americans, but experts explain how to have more merry and less manic this year, whether you're a perfectionist, a family feud-er or just feeling a little lonely. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UK top market for male gigolos with female clients
Male consorts used to solely sell sex to other men: but there is an increasing market for those who want to 'trade' with women and couples, as well as men. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drinking 3 to 4 cups of coffee a day may have health benefits: study
According to a new study, drinking coffee is associated with lower cancer rates. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Different Alcohol Types Trigger Specific Emotions Different Alcohol Types Trigger Specific Emotions
Vodka, gin, whiskey, and other spirits are more likely to increase aggression compared with other alcoholic beverages. In addition, other alcohol types elicit other specific emotions.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

Arthritis: ‘Clicking’ and ‘popping’ joints could be a sign of PAINFUL condition
ARTHRITIS symptoms could be prevented by listening to ‘snaps, crackles and pops’, and taking action early to stop the condition, a rheumatologist has urged. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Neurodegeneration: New cell death mechanism revealed
New research uncovers the mechanism by which brain cells die in neurodegenerative conditions such as dementia and Parkinson's disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is poliosis?
This article examines the symptoms, causes, and treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Loss of the night: Light pollution rising rapidly on a global scale
Artificial lighting at night is contributing to an alarming increase in light pollution, both in amount and in brightness, affecting places all over the world, a new study has found. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

X-rays show Dolly the Sheep did not have arthritis
Researchers at Glasgow and Nottingham University based their conclusion on X-rays of Dolly's skeleton, held by National Museums Scotland (NMS), in Edinburgh. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Disease feared at puppy adoption party in New Hampshire
Ten puppies rescued from Puerto Rico may have exposed more than 200 people in New Hampshire to a rare bacteria. Two puppies have died and one has tested positive, but no humans have symptoms. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unhealthy lifestyle may cause half of diverticulitis cases
(Reuters Health) - Men ’s risk for a painful inflammation of colon walls may be drastically reduced if they follow an overall healthy lifestyle, a recent U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Fatty liver linked to a shrinking brain
(Reuters Health) - Fatty liver disease that is not related to excess drinking is associated with greater brain shrinkage than normally happens with age, researchers say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Pre-surgery cognitive screen can flag elderly complications risk
(Reuters Health) - Screening older surgery patients for cognitive impairment can catch undiagnosed problems that raise risk for complications, researchers say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Pregnant and breastfeeding women travelers underprotected from disease
(Reuters Health) - Pregnant and breastfeeding women who travel to places with high risk of diseases like malaria and yellow fever are less likely than other women travelers to be protected by vaccines and drugs, recent U.S. research suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Soft robotic sleeve hugs the heart to keep it beating
It has proved a success on pigs, and  Boston Children's Hospital researchers are hopeful it could be used for humans with heart failure in the not-distant future. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: More than half of people with THIS condition are at risk
HIGH blood pressure symptoms include headaches, fatigue and difficulty breathing. But, scientists have revealed that the condition has been linked to one of the most common cancers in the UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Eating out may mean eating more this Thanksgiving
If you're planning to enjoy your Thanksgiving meal in a restaurant this year, watch out; the delicious aromas may up your food intake. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

You can make yourself more intelligent with brain training
A study by Goethe University Frankfurt found the brains of clever people really are wired differently. Challenging tasks may help in development of brain networks – so different parts can interact. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

5 ways to cope when with you're overwhelmed with anxiety
Six in 10 of us have taken a day off work in past year due to our mental health, a recent study suggests. Best-selling London author Chloe Brotheridge provides her advice for calming down. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Norwich hospital begging to patients for donations, MP says
The hospital trust is adding a plea on patient appointment letters for donations towards equipment. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia diet: Drinking THIS unlikely JUICE could slow symptoms of brain decline
DEMENTIA symptoms include memory loss and problems thinking, and increasing numbers of people are set to suffer. However drinking beetroot juice could lower risk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Immune cells cross blood-brain barrier in multiple sclerosis
A new study in a mouse model of MS reveals two ways in which Th1 and Th17 immune cells cross the blood-barrier to attack the central nervous system. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Multiple Sclerosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can you eat just one meal a day?
The one meal a day diet is a popular diet plan that claims to help people lose weight through intermittent fasting. Is it safe and effective? We find out. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

5 can't-miss strategies to keep your fitness goals on track this holiday season
If there ’s any time for excuses, it’s during the holidays when sweaters come out, socializing heats up and the overindulging begins.With so much to do, it can be hard to imagine a way to squeeze in the American College of Sports Medicine ’s recommended fitness guidelines of 150 minutes of moderate... (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melinda Fulmer Source Type: news

Paris man suffers burns & has skin transplant from brother
Franck, 33, suffered tremendous injuries from an accident at work, shearing off 95 per cent of his skin. His twin brother was able to provide the skin for a record-breaking transplant in Paris (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Derby mum with 40KK boobs feared she would suffocate baby
Danielle Matier, 31, from Derby, has battled against her ever growing boobs since the tender age of 11 and has watched in horror as they grew from a cup size B to KK. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

After the outbreak: Med schools boost Ebola-wrecked Liberia
Teams from U.S. universities and hospitals are helping to build Liberia's health care system back up following the devastation inflicted by the Ebola outbreak (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Toddler with Ondine Syndrome could die when she sleeps
Paula Teixeira, three, from Zamora, Spain, has Ondine Syndrome, which causes her to stop breathing the moment she falls asleep, putting her at risk of death. She requires a ventilator at night. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC warns cookie dough is still a threat
Researchers at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn that, due to the way flour is manufactured in the US, there is always a risk of E. coli lying dormant in packets. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How heritage turkeys are changing Thanksgiving
What exactly are heritage turkeys? Here are the qualifications for a turkey to have the "heritage" title, and why some of us are going gaga to gobble them up. In the US, there are more than 14,000 heritage turkeys. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New booze labels in Yukon warn of cancer risk from drinking
The new labels will be unique in Canada, and are being introduced as part of an ongoing Health Canada research project in Yukon. Researchers say the labels 'reflect what consumers said they wanted to know.' (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/North Source Type: news

Cancer symptoms: Shoulder pain could be a sign of THIS unlikely condition
LUNG cancer symptoms include coughing up blood, weight loss, fatigue and a cough that won ’t go away. But, shoulder pain could also be a sign of the cancer, which affects about 46,000 people a year in the UK. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black Friday 2017 WARNING: Stress deals could cause diabetes and HEART ATTACKS
BLACK FRIDAY 2017 could save consumers hundreds of pounds while shopping in the sales. But last-minute rushes to bag some top deals could have a number of damaging impacts on customers ’ health, doctors have warned. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Teen with neurological disorder walks after 2 years
Conor Lewis, now 18 from Nottinghamshire, was diagnosed with ‘medically unexplained’ functional neurological disorder. His physio team unexpectedly captured him walking after years of therapy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anniversary of first ever heart transplant is next week
Images from 'Christiaan Barnard: The Surgeon Who Dared' by David Cooper show the South African ground-breaking surgeon hard at work in the operating theatre doing open-heart surgery. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news