How an irregular heartbeat raises your risk of dementia
PEOPLE with a common type of irregular heartbeat face a higher risk of developing dementia, says research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NYC doctors charged for prescribing opioids without seeing patients
Drs Carl Anderson, Dante Cubangbang, Nkanga Nkanga, Anthony Pietropinto and Nadem Sayegh were arrested on Thursday in Manhattan, the Bronx, Queens and Staten Island. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Week-Long Metronidazole Course Best for Trichomoniasis in Women Week-Long Metronidazole Course Best for Trichomoniasis in Women
A seven-day course of metronidazole provides better cure rates than a single dose in women with trichomoniasis, according to results from an open-label randomized controlled trial.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Baldness cure: skin drug makes patient sprout hair
HOPES of an unexpected cure for baldness have risen after a girl being treated for a skin condition suddenly began sprouting hair. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How does psoriatic arthritis affect the spine?
Psoriatic arthritis can cause stiffness and pain in the spinal joints, but early diagnosis and treatment can prevent complications. Here, learn more about how psoriatic arthritis affects the spine. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psoriatic Arthritis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the most healthful vegetables you can eat?
All vegetables provide key vitamins, minerals, and fiber, but some have even more health benefits than others. Learn about 15 of the most healthful vegetables here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Causes and home remedies for toe cramps
Toe cramps can have a variety of causes, including poor-fitting shoes, nerve damage, and arthritis. Learn more about the causes of toe cramps and how to treat them here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sports Medicine / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is compulsive eating before a period normal?
In the days before a period, it is common to eat compulsively. Some tips and strategies can help prevent these cravings. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Researchers Often Ask Statisticians for Inappropriate Analyses Researchers Often Ask Statisticians for Inappropriate Analyses
Researchers often make inappropriate analysis and reporting requests of their biostatistical consultants, an online survey shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Mice with two MOTHERS are born in China
Twenty-nine healthy mice were created by scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing using DNA taken from two mouse eggs - without sperm from a father. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Silent heart attack: Three warning signs not to be missed and what to do next
SILENT heart attack is a heart attack which can be difficult to identify - many people won ’t realise they’re having one. The condition is often ignored because people’s high pain thresholds lead them to downplay symptoms. But recognising the signs and symptoms can help you avoid fatal consequences. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Toddler loses her eye to a rare form of cancer after her mother noticed she couldn't see
Alice Taylor, from Poole, Dorset, was diagnosed with the aggressive eye cancer retinoblastoma in May last year when she was just two years old. She had been going blind in her left eye for months. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not all obesity is the same: There are many types
Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute showed different types of obesity derail metabolism in different ways - and in doing so, have different implications for the sufferer's health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WannaCry cyber attack cost the NHS £92 MILLION
The WannaCry cyber attack which crippled computer systems at least 80 NHS trusts across England cost the health service £20 million during the five days it took place in May 2017. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flu Shot Reduces Hospitalization Risk for Pregnant Women Flu Shot Reduces Hospitalization Risk for Pregnant Women
Pregnant women who were vaccinated against influenza had a 40% lower risk for hospitalization if they became ill with the infection, according to a new analysis of data from six flu seasons.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

AI model takes us closer to personalised cancer treatments
Researchers from University College London believe the model could help doctors identify the best medication and drug dose to help a patient beat the disease, while minimising side effects. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Panel Backs Celltrion Copycat of Roche Blood Cancer Drug U.S. FDA Panel Backs Celltrion Copycat of Roche Blood Cancer Drug
Celltrion Inc's biosimilar of Roche Holding AG's blockbuster cancer drug, Rituxan (rituximab), on Wednesday won unanimous backing from an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Judge may overturn $289 million verdict in Monsanto case
A jury found in August that Monsanto knew, or should have known, its Roundup weed-killer causes cancer (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Peripheral Spondyloarthritis, Early Biologic Needed In Peripheral Spondyloarthritis, Early Biologic Needed
New data from the CRESPA extension study show that the addition of methotrexate during biologic tapering has no significant effect on remission in peripheral spondyloarthritis.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Children's mental health suffers after disasters like Michael: How to help
Here are some signs of trauma in children and how to help. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Colleagues, Community Mourn Genetic Pioneer Bruce Buehler Colleagues, Community Mourn Genetic Pioneer Bruce Buehler
The clinician left his mark on the families of Nebraska and the renowned institute that he helped build.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Hope for gay couples who want their own children as mice with two MOTHERS are born in China
Twenty-nine healthy mice were created by scientists at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing using DNA taken from two mouse eggs - without sperm from a father. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A jury's $250 million punishment against Monsanto might get overturned
Two months after jurors awarded a dying cancer patient $289 million, the judge is taking issue with that amount -- and might overrule a huge chunk of it. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Seed oils are better for cholesterol than olive oil
A network meta-analysis of 55 studies suggests that safflower, rape, sunflower, and other seed oils are the best vegetable oils for improving cholesterol. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cholesterol Source Type: news

Dementia: Having an irregular heartbeat may increase risk of the disease developing
DEMENTIA is an overall term for the symptoms caused by different brain diseases, such as Alzheimer ’s. As there is currently no cure, much research is being carried out to find out the causes and how to prevent it. New research has revealed people with irregular heartbeat are at greater risk of the disease developing. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

India hit with its biggest outbreak of Zika to date, with 32 confirmed cases
India has recorded its biggest outbreak of Zika virus to date, with 32 cases confirmed in Jaipur, capital of the western state of Rajasthan. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Porn's unspoken issue of sexual dysfunction
The findings from the University of Miami are the first to assess the sexual function of women in the adult entertainment industry. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS waiting list is the longest for 11 years
The waiting list for patients at NHS hospitals in England is the longest it has been since August 2007, and more than 3,000 patients have been waiting for more than a year to begin treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natalizumab or Fingolimod After First-Line Drugs in MS? Natalizumab or Fingolimod After First-Line Drugs in MS?
A new propensity score analysis suggests natalizumab may have the edge over fingolimod for patients who experience relapse on first-line drugs, especially patients with more active disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Obesity linked to higher colorectal cancer rates in younger women
With colorectal cancer deaths rising among women younger than 50, a study found obesity was associated with mortality from the disease. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EASE: Empagliflozin Beneficial in Type 1 Diabetes, DKA a Risk EASE: Empagliflozin Beneficial in Type 1 Diabetes, DKA a Risk
Speakers at EASD present divergent risk-benefit analyses for use of SGLT2 inhibitors in type 1 diabetes.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

What works best for treating children's colds?
New research warns parents should stay away from certain over-the-counter medications when treating their kids' colds (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Guide to Children's Palliative Care: supporting babies, children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions and their families
Now in it's 4th edition, The Guide is an essential read for all those with an interest in planning, commissioning and delivering services and care for babies, children and young people with life limiting conditions and their families. The guide seeks to establish and realise a vision that ensures children have access to and receive comprehensive, high quality, evidence-based services delivered by an appropriately training, experienced and integrated workforce. It includes a new and enhanced section on research and the need to expand the evidence base. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lower back pain: Do this simple exercise at home every day to ease pain in just two weeks
LOWER back pain is a common problem with one in three adults affected in the UK. Laying down may seem like the best option to ease pain but it ’s important to stay as active as possible. A particular exercise at home every day can help pain disappear and improve strength and flexibility. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can YOU spot the missing letter from the alphabet in this chart?
The team at Optical Express has adapted the traditional Snellen chart millions of patients across the world are used to reading from in their eye tests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Same-sex mice have babies
Scientists break the rules of reproduction, so what does it mean for the future of sex? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The probiotic that kills antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Certain strains of Staphylococcus aureus are highly resistant to antibiotics and can be deadly. New research shows that a probiotic can destroy them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: MRSA / Drug Resistance Source Type: news

Obesity and Weight Management | Medscape Obesity and Weight Management | Medscape
Review in-depth clinical information, latest medical news, and guidelines on obesity and obesity in children. Review the causes of obesity and obesity treatments including obesity surgery. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Another reason to stop vaping: E-cigarette flavors are just as bad for lung function as smoking
E-cigarettes have gained enormous popularity as a 'safer' alternative to combustible tobacco, but new research from the University of Athens found they cause lung inflammation and damage. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Be'Smart' With New Technology for Diabetic Foot Monitoring Be'Smart' With New Technology for Diabetic Foot Monitoring
Dr Neil Reeves urges clinicians to embrace new technologies such as pressure-sensing insoles to help patients take control of monitoring their health and prevent diabetic foot ulceration. (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

What ’s The Right Amount of Sleep?
A recent study of more than 40,000 people worldwide confirms the sweet spot for sleep: People who got average of seven to eight hours a night did better than those who got more or less sleep a night. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Skip the Cold Meds for Kids Under 6, Experts Say
Decongestants should not be given to children younger than 6 because there's no evidence that they do any good, according to a new review published online Oct. 10 in the BMJ. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer warning: Should your poo soft or hard? The ‘ideal’ stool consistency revealed
BOWEL cancer symptoms include stomach pain, a change in toilet habits, and finding blood in your stool. You could reveal your risk of bowel cancer by checking your poo after using the toilet. Should a healthy poo be soft or hard? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pathways to Rapid Wound Repair Open Door to Improved Healing Pathways to Rapid Wound Repair Open Door to Improved Healing
Researchers have discovered why oral cavity wounds heal so rapidly. The findings may lead to more effective wound healing and less scaring in cutaneous wounds.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine News Source Type: news

Medicinal cannabis oil will be available on prescription soon
From November 1, UK laws will change to allow cannabis-based products for medicinal use to be prescribed in England, Scotland and Wales, according to a statement from Sajid Javid. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Illinois boy, 7, is first EVER diagnosed with rare disease
Will Kilquist, of Illinois, was diagnosed with one of 31 syndromes discovered in less than two years by a new national network dedicated to uncovering the roots of rare, undiagnosable diseases. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Illinois, Colorado, Washington report cases of polio-like illness in children
The Illinois Department of Public Health is investigating nine recent cases of acute flaccid myelitis, also called AFM, according to a statement Wednesday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Probiotic foods: What to know
Probiotics foods contain live, healthful bacteria that may help promote better gut health. In this article, we list the best probiotic foods and ways to incorporate them into the diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Breast cancer: Omega-3-rich diet may stop tumors from spreading
A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids may halt the growth of cancer cells by strengthening the immune system and curbing inflammation. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can eating too much fruit cause type 2 diabetes?
Risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes include being overweight and having high blood sugar levels. Although fruit does contain sugar, eating it as part of a balanced and healthful diet is unlikely to cause diabetes. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Type 2 Source Type: news