Calcification, Dysmetabolism Drive Valve Deterioration Post-SAVR Calcification, Dysmetabolism Drive Valve Deterioration Post-SAVR
Hemodynamic deterioration and leaflet calcification were both strong and independent predictors of death or valve reintervention after surgical aortic valve implantation, the study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Back pain - eat more of this ‘popular’ spice to prevent lower backache
BACK pain could be prevented by watching your diet, or by changing your sleep position. You could also lower your risk of lower back pain symptoms by adding more of this cheap spice to your dinner. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can high blood pressure lead to headaches?
High blood pressure, also called hypertension, has many potential symptoms. These may include back pain, difficulty sleeping, and shortness of breath. Some research also suggests that very high blood pressure can cause headaches. Treatment depends on the causes. Learn more about high blood pressure and headaches here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hypertension Source Type: news

Eating one orange a day could prevent a common cause of blindness
Researchers from the University of Sydney found that snacking on the popular citrus fruit reduces people's risk of developing age-related macular degeneration, which affects central vision. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moment children who survived cancer ring a bell to celebrate
Surrounded by a 'guard of honour', young cancer survivors at Bristol Children's and Great Ormond Street hospitals are applauded as they celebrate the end of their gruelling treatment. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oklahoma Medicaid approved for drug pricing experiment
Oklahoma's Medicaid program is the nation's first to be approved to experiment with a new way of paying for prescription drugs that supporters say could save taxpayer dollars and provide patients with the most effective drugs (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

UK police confirm source of Novichok poisoning
British detectives investigating the poisoning of two people by the nerve agent Novichok in southern England say scientists have found the source of the deadly substance (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Subcutaneous Furosemide May Be Useful for Home Management of Refractory Heart Failure Subcutaneous Furosemide May Be Useful for Home Management of Refractory Heart Failure
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Virginia teen suffers third-degree burns after touching toxic plant
Alex Childress, who is gardening for his summer job in Virginia, saw a weed on Tuesday that looked like it should be pulled out. It turned out to be hogweed, which can cause blindness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can't get off the sofa or stop eating comfort food? Take this quiz to reveal YOUR health personality
A recent survey found millions of us eat our emotions, and 60 percent don't know how to quit the habit. Psychologist Dr Meg Arroll explains how to work out your specific needs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

McDonald's salad suspected in parasite outbreak
Fast-food giant removing salads from thousands of locations after reports of intestinal illnesses (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Southeast Asia Haze Tied to Hospitalization for Breathing Problems Southeast Asia Haze Tied to Hospitalization for Breathing Problems
People are more likely to be hospitalized for respiratory disorders during the annual haze season in Southeast Asia, when densely polluted air hovers over the region, than at other times of year, a Malaysian study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Asian Indians Up Diabetes Risk by Adopting Poor Lifestyle Asian Indians Up Diabetes Risk by Adopting Poor Lifestyle
Providing culturally friendly diet, education, and physical activity programs may promote lifestyle changes and prevent diabetes in this high-risk group of Asian Indian Americans, say researchers.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Report: Ex-Trump lawyer often in touch with drug firm execs
A report released by a group of Senate Democrats says President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer was in frequent contact with top officials of the pharmaceutical giant Novartis as part of the lawyer's $1.2 million consulting deal with the company. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Conservative states balk at voter-approved medical marijuana
Officials in conservative states such as Oklahoma are balking at voter-approved efforts to legalize medical marijuana (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Scientists discover the best time to have sex when trying for a baby
University Hospital Zurich experts analysed semen samples from 7,068 men undergoing fertility treatment to make the conclusion, published in the journal Chronobiology International. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stomach bloating - eat more of this £1 berry to prevent painful trapped wind
STOMACH bloating can be caused by eating certain foods in your diet, or by having too much food in one sitting. But you could prevent trapped wind pain or a swollen tummy by eating more of this berry … but there’s a twist. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is there a way to lose weight on birth control?
Many women who use birth control believe that weight gain can be a side effect. While studies oppose weight gain related to birth control pills, some individuals report gaining weight after they start taking them. However, lifestyle changes can help weight control when a person is on birth control. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Birth Control / Contraception Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Melanoma: Immunotherapy for brain metastases 'doubles survival'
A new study into U.S. cancer data finds that checkpoint blockade immunotherapy doubles median overall survival in melanoma patients with brain metastases. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Melanoma / Skin Cancer Source Type: news

Ancient Mesopotamians may have sacrificed children to show power
Human remains have been found in Turkey, which are believed to show evidence of child sacrifice some 5,000 years ago in an area known an as "the cradle of civilization." (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

McDonald ’ s Salads Linked To More Than 100 Cases Of Foodborne Illness
By Debra Goldschmidt, CNN (CNN) — The Illinois and Iowa health departments are investigating outbreaks of a parasite that causes intestinal illness and might be linked to McDonald’s salads, both states confirmed. Illinois is reporting 90 cases since mid-May. Iowa is reporting 15 cases since late June. File photo (Photo Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images) The cyclospora parasite causes intestinal illness as a result of consuming contaminated food or water. Symptoms can begin a week or more after consuming the parasite. They include diarrhea and frequent, sometimes explosive bowel movements, according to ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Consumer Health News Local TV McDonald's Source Type: news

Smoking in and near public housing will be banned at the end of July
Smokers won't be able to light up in or near public housing starting July 31. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More than 500 Tennessee zipline visitors sick in stomach illness outbreak
An investigation continues into what has caused hundreds of visitors to a Tennessee zipline destination to suddenly develop gastrointestinal illness. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More women may be experiencing depression during pregnancy
(Reuters Health) - Today's moms-to-be are more likely than women from their mothers' generation to become depressed while pregnant, a study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Have YOU got type A blood? You're more likely to be bitten by a tick
Researchers in the Czech Republic uncovered proof ticks, which can carry the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, may prefer type A blood. Supermodel Bella Hadid has often spoken about her battle with Lyme. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekly Ciprofloxacin Noninferior to Daily Norfloxacin for Preventing Bacterial Peritonitis Weekly Ciprofloxacin Noninferior to Daily Norfloxacin for Preventing Bacterial Peritonitis
Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Restriction of Radium-223 Dichloride Recommended in Europe Restriction of Radium-223 Dichloride Recommended in Europe
Use of the novel radiopharmaceutical radium-223 dichloride (Xofigo, Bayer) in prostate cancer should be restricted, according to the European Medicines Agency.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Domestic abuse survivor fights her past in the ring
Casey Lynn takes a deep breath, pulls her boxing gloves to her mouth and uses her teeth to make one final adjustment before stepping into the ring. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart Disease in Dogs May be Tied to Certain Foods
Large dogs such as Great Danes, Newfoundlands, Irish Wolfhounds, Saint Bernards and Doberman Pinschers have a genetic risk for canine DCM, a disease of the heart muscle that often leads to congestive heart failure. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glioma Incidence, Survival in US Adults Vary by Ethnicity Glioma Incidence, Survival in US Adults Vary by Ethnicity
The incidence and survival rates of glioma in U.S. adults vary greatly by race or ethnicity, new research suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Millennial women more likely to suffer depression during pregnancy
Researchers from Bristol University claim the increasing pressures of modern life are 'amplified' by pregnancy. Chronic stress, sleep deprivation and eating habits may also be to blame. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Almost Half the World's Adult Population Now Hypertensive Almost Half the World's Adult Population Now Hypertensive
The prevalence of hypertension in developing countries appears similar to that in the West according to the new ACC/AHA guideline definition.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

' Whatever It Takes': Helping Patients Afford Insulin'Whatever It Takes': Helping Patients Afford Insulin
Anne Peters and Irl Hirsch discuss alternatives to pricey analog insulins.Endocrine Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Commentary Source Type: news

U.S. court denies Jazz Pharma bid to revive patents on narcolepsy drug
A U.S. appeals court on Friday ruled invalid patents owned by Jazz Pharmaceuticals PLC covering its narcolepsy drug Xyrem, opening the door for Amneal Pharmaceuticals Inc to launch a generic version of the medicine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Where you live could make you 21 TIMES more likely to wait too long for NHS treatment
Data from NHS England reveals two thirds of hospital trusts across the country are failing to meet targets of treating 92 per cent of patients within 18 weeks of them being referred by a doctor. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Belly fat WARNING: Doctor advises to lose weight if your waist measurement exceeds this
BELLY fat is not necessarily associated with being overweight - even people who are considered normal weight can have a bit of overhang. So when it comes to health, what does having a bit of extra tummy mean? A doctor has revealed the risk it presents and how to tell if you need to lose weight. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to prevent carbon monoxide in your home
Christine Cowie, an air quality researcher at the University of Sydney, breaks down the risks of carbon monoxide poisoning and how to reduce those risks in your kitchen. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Acupuncture may reduce cancer drug side effects
In a new study, researchers asked whether acupuncture might ease the joint pain associated with a drug used to treat early breast cancer. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Breast Cancer Source Type: news

Seven-year-old granted cannabis licence
The seven-year-old suffers from a severe form of epilepsy that can lead to frequent fits. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tracking C-section pain patterns may benefit surgical patients
(Reuters Health) - Knowing more about how and when pain starts diminishing after surgery can help doctors and patients understand what's normal and when to expect a full recovery, suggests a small study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Eating fruit and vegetables could slash asthma risk by up to a THIRD
Researchers from Paris 13 University found men and women who eat a healthy diet are significantly less likely to suffer from the symptoms of asthma, whether they have the condition already or not. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA warns of fake gov't warning letters sent to consumers
FDA warns of fake letters sent to consumers who tried to buy drugs online or by phone; may be part of a scam to get money (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Have YOU got type A blood? You're more likely to be bitten by a tick
Researchers in the Czech Republic uncovered proof ticks, which can carry the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, may prefer type A blood. Supermodel Bella Hadid has often spoken about her battle with Lyme. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can You Eat Your Way to Better Asthma Control?
Diets rich in fruits and vegetables and with less processed food were tied to a 30 percent lower risk of developing asthma symptoms for men, and a 20 percent lower risk for women, researchers have found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Brains May Be as Unique as Fingerprints
Differences in genes and life experience change the structure of every individual's brain, so no two are just alike, a new study confirms. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rheumatologists Cautioned to Avoid Overtreatment Rheumatologists Cautioned to Avoid Overtreatment
Six common approaches to treating inflammatory rheumatic diseases might lead to overdiagnosis and overtreatment, an expert warns. Another expert says overdiagnosis is less common, however.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Guideline vs Physician: Which Do You Trust? Guideline vs Physician: Which Do You Trust?
Guidelines were meant to make treatment decisions easier and more evidence-based, but it hasn't quite worked out that way, says Dr Lundberg.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Case Challenge: A Spreading Summertime Rash Case Challenge: A Spreading Summertime Rash
A man presents in July with scattered erythematous rashes. What is the cause, and what is the appropriate clinical approach?Medscape Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Case Challenge Source Type: news