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An Update on Cancer Risk and Surveillance in PSC An Update on Cancer Risk and Surveillance in PSC
This article provides an update and discusses screening recommendations.Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Key Micronutrients and Food Groups in Late-Stage AMD Key Micronutrients and Food Groups in Late-Stage AMD
How does nutritional intake differ between healthy patients and those with late-stage age-related macular degeneration?The British Journal of Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Journal Article Source Type: news

Patient Action: As Means and End for Chronic Pain Care Patient Action: As Means and End for Chronic Pain Care
The authors explore the importance of patient action in the self-management of chronic pain.Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Education and Coronary Heart Disease Education and Coronary Heart Disease
This study investigates the possible connection.The BMJ (formerly known as the British Medical Journal) (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Dose-Response Effects of T Gel in Medically Castrated Men Dose-Response Effects of T Gel in Medically Castrated Men
A new study examines the treatment effects of variable doses of transdermal testosterone gel among medically castrated men.Clinical Endocrinology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Racial/Ethnic Disparities at the End of an HIV Epidemic Racial/Ethnic Disparities at the End of an HIV Epidemic
Are there still racial and ethnic disparities in the prevalence of untreated HIV infection and HIV incidence in injection-drug users in New York City?American Journal of Public Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Survival and Cause of Death in Multiple Sclerosis Survival and Cause of Death in Multiple Sclerosis
While patients with MS continue to have a shorter life expectancy and almost threefold higher mortality rate than those without, this long-term population study shows promising improvements over time.Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Phage Therapy in Chronic Lung Infections With P. Aeruginosa Phage Therapy in Chronic Lung Infections With P. Aeruginosa
Bacteriophage therapy was shown to be an effective treatment against chronic P. aeruginosa lung infections.Thorax (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Managing Chronic Kidney Disease With MTM Managing Chronic Kidney Disease With MTM
This article reviews medication related problems associated with CKD, including nonadherence and medication reconciliation.U.S. Pharmacist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Trump Tells African Leaders His Friends Go There to ‘Get Rich.’ Awkward Silence Follows
U.S. President Donald Trump was met with silence from African leaders Wednesday when he tried to congratulate them for the economic progress the continent has made. “Africa has tremendous business potential. I’ve so many friends going to your countries, trying to get rich,” Trump told them at a luncheon Wednesday in New York, according to CNBC. “I congratulate you. They’re spending a lot of money,” he said. Trump reportedly paused for laughter or applause, but none ensued. The suggestion that wealthy Americans might be trying to enrich themselves in Africa would have been a sensitive one...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Kevin Lui Tags: Uncategorized Africa Donald Trump onetime Source Type: news

Did Bernie Sanders unintentionally help Republicans with their Obamacare repeal?
South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, who's leading the latest Republican health care effort, said Bernie Sanders' "Medicare for All" bill helped consolidate support for the GOP repeal measure. CBSN political contributor and Founding Partner of 270 Strategies Lynda Tran joins "Red& Blue" to discuss. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia symptoms: THIS is how Alzheimer’s disease becomes deadly
DEMENTIA is a disease of brain with symptoms including memory loss and disorientation, but over time it can prove deadly. This is how the condition has become one of the UK ’s leading killers. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pilot project to halt six-months sober requirement for liver transplants
The agency that runs Ontario’s organ transplant system will launch a three-year pilot program that could eventually overturn its policy requiring alcoholics to be sober for six months before they can be eligible for a new liver. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

During Trump ’s Campaign, Paul Manafort Offered to Privately Brief a Russian Billionaire Friend of Putin’s
WASHINGTON — In the middle of Donald Trump’s presidential run, then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort said he was willing to provide “private briefings” about the campaign to a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Manafort’s offer was memorialized in an email exchange with a former employee of his political consulting firm in July 2016. It was first reported by The Washington Post, which said portions of Manafort’s emails were read to reporters. Manafort spokesman Jason Maloni confirmed to The Associated Press that the email exchanges...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Chad Day / AP Tags: Uncategorized 2016 Campaign onetime Paul Manafort Source Type: news

Robert Mueller ’s Investigators Are Seeking Documents from the White House
(WASHINGTON) — Special counsel Robert Mueller‘s team of investigators is seeking information from the White House related to Michael Flynn’s stint as national security adviser and about the response to a meeting with a Russian lawyer that was attended by President Donald Trump’s oldest son, The Associated Press has learned. Mueller’s office has requested a large batch of documents from the White House and is expected to interview at least a half-dozen current and former aides in the coming weeks. Lawyers for the White House are in the process of trying to cooperate with the document requests. ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Eric Tucker / AP Tags: Uncategorized onetime White House Source Type: news

Republicans plan healthcare vote; Obama and TV host denounce bill
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senate Republicans announced plans to vote next week on their latest bid to scuttle Obamacare even as a popular comedian who has become part of the U.S. healthcare debate denounced the bill and former President Barack Obama on Wednesday warned of "real human suffering." (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Superbug's spread to Vietnam threatens malaria control
Scientists say Vietnam's main malaria treatment is failing at an alarming rate because of a highly drug-resistant superbug that has spread into the southern part of the country (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

A Way Forward in the North Korea Crisis
There is nothing the US can do to North Korea that will lead to its renunciation of its nuclear weapons program. That is because North Korea already holds US allies hostage to violence we cannot control—and may already or will soon pose a similar threat to the US homeland—and thus presents an unacceptable risk of retaliation for any American offensive military action. There is nothing the US can do for North Korea that might induce it to denuclearize, because keeping North Korea on a war footing vis-à-vis the US keeps the regime of Kim Jong Un in power. There is nothing the international community, inclu...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Philip Bobbitt Tags: Uncategorized North Korea Source Type: news

Will an e-cigarette harm your heart?
The nicotine in e-cigarette vapor may cause adrenaline levels to spike in the heart, resulting in serious heart risks, a new study reports. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High, low levels of magnesium linked to dementia risk
Having magnesium levels that are too high or too low may put you at risk for Alzheimer's and other dementias, Dutch researchers report. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One weight-loss surgery shows lasting results
Obesity surgery can have long-lasting effects on weight and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, a new study finds. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hell in a bottle: I survived an acid attack
Acid attacks are on the rise. BBC Stories meets four survivors who have suffered as a result of this growing trend. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Youth tackle football declining amid health concerns
Some high schools in Missouri, Maine and New Jersey have cancelled or cut short their football seasons; Squads in Michigan are depleted due to lack of interest (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida Nursing Home Listed Dead Resident as ‘ Resting in Bed, ’ State Says
State officials said a nursing home made late and “ dubious ” entries in medical records on the morning eight residents died in the post-hurricane heat. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: VIVIAN YEE and SHERI FINK Tags: Hurricane Irma (2017) Nursing Homes Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills (Hollywood, Fla) Hollywood (Fla) Florida Air Conditioning Source Type: news

Sleep deprivation could cure depression for a day
A new study shows sleep deprivation can be an effective antidepressant for half of people with the mood disorder. Much is unknown still, but sleep deprivation could be used to augment treatments. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chronic fatigue therapy 'could help teenagers', study says
But ME charities said using children and young people in trials like this could damage their lives and health. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nine in 10 GPs rated good or outstanding
Inspectors praise innovation by GPs as they outperform hospitals, mental health and social care in ratings. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quit smoking campaign Stoptober backs e-cigs for first time
Stoptober promotes vaping for the first time, as studies suggest a record for successful quit attempts. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

My dwarfism
Mary Russell, a black woman with dwarfism, set off on a 900-mile journey through Vietnam with five other disabled people but quickly learned they were far from like-minded. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Southern California battles hepatitis A outbreak
Lines are long and constant at pop-up clinics around San Diego, where hundreds of people have waited to get free hepatitis A vaccines. There's a desperate race against time to stop the hepatitis A virus from spreading. Mireya Villarreal reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Honesty makes you happier, San Diego studies show
Researchers from the University of San Diego Emotion Lab found people tell white lies to people they are more compassionate towards. Previous studies show lying is bad for someone's health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Powerball Winner Charged With Repeatedly Sexually Assaulting a Child
A New Jersey man who won nearly a $340 million jackpot in the Powerball lottery four years ago has been charged with sexually assaulting a minor over the course of three years, prosecutors said. Pedro Quezada, a 49-year-old based in Wayne Township, is facing two counts of first-degree aggravated sexual assault, two counts of second-degree sexual assault and one count of second-degree endangering the welfare of a child, Passaic County Prosecutor Camelia M. Valdes said Wednesday, according to NJ.com. The child, a female, was assaulted between the ages of 11 and 14, Valdes said, as reported by NJ.com. Quezada faces up to 40 y...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aric Jenkins Tags: Uncategorized New Jersey onetime Source Type: news

Obama defends health care law amid last-ditch effort to repeal and replace
The Graham-Cassidy health care bill would keep Obamacare's taxes in place, but turn most of the revenues over to the states to come up with their own health care systems. Former President Obama argued Wednesday that some states might allow insurers to once again charge more for pre-existing conditions. Nancy Cordes reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Playing sport in mid life is key to keeping men healthy
Men who played sport in middle age were up to five times more likely to keep fit and active into their late 70s than those who avoided sports, a University College London study found. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Southern California battles hepatitis A outbreak
There's a desperate race against time to stop the hepatitis A virus from spreading, especially among the area's homeless and drug users (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA OKs First Duodenoscope With Disposable Cap FDA OKs First Duodenoscope With Disposable Cap
The agency said that the single-use disposable cap will make it easier to decontaminate the scope to reduce the threat of spreading deadly antibiotic-resistant infections.News Alerts (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Alert Source Type: news

Botox, lasers and vampire lifts: Time-saving combo treatments to transform your skin
MOST of us are guilty of racing against the clock, rushing from one job to another and trying to cram as much as we can into every day. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

App set to transform the lives of dementia patients
Iridis gives sufferers feedback within 20 minutes on how to slash their risk of injuries and confusion in the comfort of their own home. It was created by researchers at the University of Stirling. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CRISPR-Cas9 used to identify gene for pregnancy success
Researchers from the Francis Crick Institute in London used the CRISPR-Cas9 system to 'edit' growing human embryos to see what would occur when a key gene was removed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Magnesium ups and lowers dementia risk
People with both high and low levels of magnesium in their blood may be at a greater risk of developing dementia, according to new research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

So what is it then? Magnesium ups and lowers dementia risk
People with both high and low levels of magnesium in their blood may be at a greater risk of developing dementia, according to new research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ivanka Trump reveals struggles with postpartum depression on ‘ Dr. Oz ’
Ivanka Trump revealed in a television interview that she struggled with postpartum depression after the births of her three children. During an interview with Mehmet Oz, better known as Dr. Oz, President Trump's eldest daughter, who also serves as his senior adviser, described the period after the birth of each of her three children as a "very challenging […]Related:Could ADHD be a type of sleep disorder? That would fundamentally change how we treat it.Hospital staffers took photos of a patient’s genitals — and the foreign object lodged thereSelena Gomez’s kidney transplant: You...
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump: GOP health bill short of votes before deadline
President Donald Trump says the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace 'Obamacare' remains two or three votes short heading toward a crucial Sept. 30 deadline (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Rescuers Race to Free Survivors Trapped After Mexico Earthquake
(MEXICO CITY) — The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her — a drama that played out at dozens of buildings toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 223 people. But it was the ongoing rescue at the Enrique Rebsamen school, where 25 people including 21 children perished, that was seen as emblematic of Mexicans’ rush to save survivors before time runs out. Helmeted workers spotted the girl buried in the debris early Wednesday and shouted to her to move ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christopher Sherman, Peter Orsi & Mark Stevenson / AP Tags: Uncategorized Mexico onetime Source Type: news

President Trump Says He Expected a Health Care Bill on His Desk As Soon as He Got Into Office
President Donald Trump says that he expected a health care bill to be waiting on his desk upon arriving to the White House for the first time in office. “I thought that when I won I would go to the Oval Office, sit down at my desk, and there would be a health care bill on my desk, to be honest,” Trump told reporters in New York City Wednesday, according to Reuters. “And it hasn’t worked out that way,” Trump added. “And I think a lot of Republicans are embarrassed by it.” Trump was talking up the latest iteration of the Republican health care bill, which he said has “a very g...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Aric Jenkins Tags: Uncategorized onetime White House Source Type: news

Cleft palate cure given to children in-utero is looming
A research team at the University of Utah discovered a cure for cleft palates that worked successfully on mice. The researchers are hopeful that a cure for humans will soon be available. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High, Low Magnesium Levels Tied to Dementia Risk
But study didn't prove a cause-and-effect relationship (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

RCOG Advises GBS Prophylaxis for Women in Preterm Labor RCOG Advises GBS Prophylaxis for Women in Preterm Labor
Updated guidelines from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists advise intrapartum antibiotics to fight group B strep for all women in preterm labor.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Lawsuit challenges rule on who can perform abortions
Advocates call the rule "medically unjustified" and particularly harmful for women in rural areas where providers can be scarce (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - September 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news