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As a Buddhist Priest, Duke Neurosurgeon Finds Deeper Connection with Patients
Treatment TermsNeurosurgery Author Bryan Roth Overview Dr. Patrick Codd, MD, a Duke neurosurgeon, has been practicing Zen for two decades. The practice, he says, allows him to reflect on his work and relationships with patients and, ultimately, to deliver better care. Content Blocks Preview Image Featured Doctors and Providers Patrick J. Codd, MD Related Blog Posts 5 Minutes with Duke Neurosurgeon Oren Gottfried, MD Robot Reduces Need for Open Brain Surgery to Map Epileptic Seizures Deep brain stimulation surgery while asleep brings relief from dystonia BodyDisplay in Announcement Section:  Archived (Sou...
Source: dukehealth.org: Duke Health News - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: efh7 at duke.edu Source Type: news

Schoolbags Not Linked to Back Pain in Children: Study Schoolbags Not Linked to Back Pain in Children: Study
Schoolbag use doesn't appear to increase the risk of back pain in children and adolescents, according to an Australian review of previous studies.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Better Outcomes of 2nd Eye With Choroidal Neovascularization After Anti-VEGF Treatment Better Outcomes of 2nd Eye With Choroidal Neovascularization After Anti-VEGF Treatment
Visual acuity outcomes after anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (anti-VEGF) treatment for choroidal neovascularization (CNV) are better in fellow eyes of previously treated patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nvAMD), according to a retrospective study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Novel Agent Holds Promise for Treating Hair Loss Novel Agent Holds Promise for Treating Hair Loss
WAY-316606, a compound originally developed to treat osteoporosis, may one day help reverse hair loss in people with androgenetic alopecia, researchers say.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Gaza Hospitals Strive to Cope With Numbers of Wounded Protesters Gaza Hospitals Strive to Cope With Numbers of Wounded Protesters
Worried families crowded the halls and spilled out of rooms in Gaza's hospitals on Tuesday, as patients wounded at a border protest awaited treatment for injuries suffered on Monday, the deadliest day for Palestinians in years.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

U.S. State Attorneys General Sue Purdue Pharma Over Opioid Epidemic U.S. State Attorneys General Sue Purdue Pharma Over Opioid Epidemic
Six more U.S. states on Tuesday announced lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the company of fueling a national opioid epidemic by deceptively marketing its prescription painkillers to generate billions of dollars in sales.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Toxic Gases Add to Hazards Near Hawaii's Erupting Kilauea Volcano Toxic Gases Add to Hazards Near Hawaii's Erupting Kilauea Volcano
Toxic gas emanating from steaming gashes on the flank of Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano on Tuesday added to the danger facing residents, whose escape routes are threatened with closure because of lava flows, officials said.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Naps During Pregnancy May Be Linked With Healthier Birth Weight Naps During Pregnancy May Be Linked With Healthier Birth Weight
Pregnant women who nap regularly may reduce their baby's risk of low birth weight, a study from China suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
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Doctors Slow to Switch Diabetes Treatment When Oral Meds Don't Work Doctors Slow to Switch Diabetes Treatment When Oral Meds Don't Work
When type 2 diabetes isn't well controlled with oral medications, doctors are often slow to switch patients to more intensive treatment, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Eating vegetables, fruit and fish may keep people sharp by preventing their brains from shrinking
Researchers from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, found that people who eat well have brain volumes that are on average 2ml greater than those who indulge in sugary drinks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How What You Eat May Affect Your Brain Size
Can your diet affect your brain? A new study published in Neurology suggests that people who eat healthy diets may have larger brain volumes. Meike Vernooij, a professor in epidemiology and radiology at Erasmus University Medical Center in the Netherlands, and her colleagues wanted to see how diet might impact the brain. They asked more than 4,000 older people in the Netherlands (average age: 66) about what they ate and analyzed brain scans over 10 years. People who ate healthier diets resembling the Mediterranean diet — rich in fruits, vegetables and healthy fats from sources like fish, and low in red meat — s...
Source: TIME: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized Brain Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Poor Seniors May Be More Vulnerable to Dementia
Many factors could be involved in the findings, including differences in lifestyle and overall health. Also, affluent people have greater social and cultural opportunities that allow them to remain actively engaged with the world. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Calories from sugar-sweetened drinks cause more weight gain than bread or potatoes.
A new paper has warned that not all calories are created equally and that those particularly found in sugar-sweetened beverages could be raising our risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis pain? This diet plan could reduce symptoms - including this 62p vegetable
ARTHRITIS pain can be caused by joint inflammation or bone grating on bone. Symptoms of osteoarthritis include stiffness or limited movement. But, this diet plan could reduce signs of the painful condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Moderate to Severe Asthma Center of Excellence | Medscape Moderate to Severe Asthma Center of Excellence | Medscape
Moderate to Severe Asthma Center of Excellence includes the latest research, journal articles, Medscape TV, cases, quizzes, and peer discussion of moderate to severe asthma, in collaboration with the American College of Chest Physicians.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Resource Center Source Type: news

Teen night owls more prone to emotional and behavioral problems
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents who are naturally inclined to stay up late at night are more likely to suffer from insomnia as well as behavioral and emotional problems than their peers who prefer an earlier bedtime, a recent study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Experimental vaccine arrives in Congo amid new Ebola outbreak
Vaccine was tested in Guinea in 2015 during the outbreak that killed more than 11,300 people in West Africa from 2014 to 2016 (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could New Pig Virus Pose Threat to People?
The pig virus, known as Porcine deltacoronavirus, was first identified in China in 2012. It was found in pigs but it was not associated with disease. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Appeals court refuses to toss Planned Parenthood video suit
A U.S. appeals court has refused to dismiss a lawsuit by Planned Parenthood over videos that a group says show employees of the organization illegally selling parts of aborted fetuses (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Yanny or Laurel? How an Audio Clip Divided the Internet
A student recorded a vocabulary word off a computer for a school project. The rest is viral internet history. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MAYA SALAM and DANIEL VICTOR Tags: Ears and Hearing Audio Recordings, Downloads and Streaming Reddit Inc Social Media yanny laurel Source Type: news

How willing are parents to allow their kids watch PG-13 films with violence?
More than 600 parents participated in the study. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

California judge overturns End of Life Option Law
A California superior court judge on Tuesday overturned a 2016 state law that allows doctors to prescribe lethal drugs to terminally ill adult patients. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Public Reporting of PCI Outcomes: Taking on the Status Quo Public Reporting of PCI Outcomes: Taking on the Status Quo
Experts argue public reporting has not achieved its primary goals and that alternative strategies should be considered to strengthen care quality and avoid unintended consequences.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: None News Source Type: news

Social media offer insights into teen Juul use, popularity
(Reuters Health) - Tracking tweets and monitoring chat groups could shed light on the soaring popularity and use of the flash drive-shaped Juul e-cigarette, researchers say. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Congo receives first doses of Ebola vaccine as outbreak hits urban centre
The first batch of 4,000 experimental Ebola vaccines arrived in Congo's capital just a few hours before the first case in the city of Mbandaka is reported. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Congo receives first doses of Ebola vaccine amid outbreak
The first batch of 4,000 experimental Ebola vaccines arrives in Congo's capital. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Back pain - five exercises to relieve and prevent a painful backache
BACK pain - particularly lower back pain - can affect your everyday life and exercise gym plan. But, these quick and easy exercises could help to relieve symptoms of backache, or prevent it from coming back. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Do Some Lizards Have Green Blood?
Scientists are trying to figure out how green-blooded lizards might benefit from the unusual pigment. The answer could provide new insights into human illnesses like jaundice and malaria. (Image credit: Courtesy of Christopher C. Austin/LSU) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nell Greenfieldboyce Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can stomach problems cause lower back pain?
The back is a sensitive part of the body, which has many nerves and organs nearby. This means that issues such as digestive conditions can occur at the same time as back pain. Back pain and bloating are common symptoms of injury, pregnancy, or gastrointestinal problems. Treatment depends on the cause. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Back Pain Source Type: news

The Transgender Brain: New Insights The Transgender Brain: New Insights
Emerging research confirms that gender is manifested not just in the body but also in the brain, with experts now introducing the concept of'brain gender. 'Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

FDA reports inaccuracy in IQVIA opioid sales data
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food& Drug Administration said on Wednesday it found inaccuracies in sales data of opioid drug products provided by IQVIA Holdings Inc, a vendor it contracts. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

The Latest: California to appeal ruling on life-ending drugs
California's attorney general plans to appeal a Riverside County judge's ruling blocking a 2016 state law that allows adults to obtain a prescription for life-ending drugs (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

More Parents Smoking Marijuana Around Children, Study Says
NEW YORK (CBS Local) – As regulations crack down on the dangers of cigarette smoke, a new study is warning that many parents are undoing all of this progress by exposing their children to secondhand marijuana smoke. The Details: A study says more parents are smoking marijuana around their children Researchers point to the decriminalization of marijuana for the change The study warns that children are being exposed to more secondhand smoke because of higher marijuana use  According to researchers from Columbia University, the number of cigarette-smoking parents who said they used marijuana increased from 1...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Local TV Marijuana talkers Source Type: news

USC gynecologist investigated for improper exams, controversial comments
The doctor also allegedly conducted improper pelvic exams, according to complaints (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wide variation found in heart-related death rate at VA hospitals: Study
Death rates for veterans with heart disease and chronic heart failure varied widely in the Veterans Affairs healthcare system in an analysis of medical records. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ESOC 2018Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Conference Coverage Source Type: news

High blood pressure - this 44p treat could slash your hypertension risk
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can include chest pain, a pain in your neck, or confusion. Add this cheap and tasty treat to your diet to lower your risk of hypertension, a nutritionist has revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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This Will Change Your Mind About Psychedelic Drugs
For years, the field of mental health has been largely barren of meaningful treatment advances. But now, scientists have new hope in the least likely of places: psychedelic drugs. Recent research suggests that certain psychedelic substances can help relieve anxiety, depression, PTSD, addiction and the fear surrounding a terminal diagnosis. “The biggest misconception people have about psychedelics is that these are drugs that make you crazy,” says Michael Pollan, author of the new book How to Change Your Mind: What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and ...
Source: TIME: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Mandy Oaklander Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology Source Type: news

Teens speak up about disturbing rise in suicide attempts
New research shows the number of U.S. children and teens hospitalized for suicidal thoughts or suicide attempts has doubled in recent years. CBS News' Meg Oliver reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Smithsonian unveils a portrait of Henrietta Lacks, the black farmer whose cells led to medical miracles
Her cells are responsible for the polio vaccine, gene mapping and in vitro fertilization to name a few. But for a long time most of the public didn't know her contribution to modern medicine. Neither did she because her cells were harvested without her consent. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yanny or Laurel: How a High School Student Started It All
He recorded a vocabulary word off his computer for a school project. The rest is viral internet history. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MAYA SALAM Tags: Ears and Hearing Audio Recordings, Downloads and Streaming Reddit Inc Social Media yanny laurel Source Type: news

Big spike in U.S. kids, teens attempting suicide
The number of children and teens who've been hospitalized for attempted suicide or suicidal thoughts has doubled in the last decade, a new study finds (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

To Eat Eggs or Not? That Is the Question in Diabetes To Eat Eggs or Not? That Is the Question in Diabetes
A new study indicates it is safe for people with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes to regularly eat eggs, but one critic disagrees, stressing these patients should avoid egg yolks at all costs.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Sleep-wake disruption strongly linked to mood disorders
A large study that took objective measures of activity and rest patterns has found a strong link between disruption of circadian rhythm and mood disorders. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Mental Health Source Type: news

Dying to deliver: The race to prevent sudden death of new mothers
Experts say an estimated 60 percent of pregnancy-related deaths are preventable. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

AI detects stroke, dementia from brain scans
Artificial intelligence has been used to detect the most common causes of dementia and stroke -- small vessel damage, according to a study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Doctors: My Patient ’ s Smile
I ’ m drawn to the human brain, its unforgiving and protean nature. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ABDUL-KAREEM AHMED Tags: Brain Cancer Tumors Hospitals Depression (Mental) Doctors Source Type: news

Study: Drug to treat bleeding may reduce stroke deaths
A drug used to treat blood loss from major trauma and bleeding after childbirth might benefit stroke victims who are bleeding on the brain. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Burnout a Form of Depression? Is Burnout a Form of Depression?
Knowing the difference between these two terms will allow us to better treat the effects of mounting stress in our profession.Medscape Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Expert Column Source Type: news

Experimental Ebola vaccines arriving in Democratic Republic of Congo amid outbreak
At least 20 people have died from the latest Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The World Health Organization is sending experimental vaccines to the country in hopes of preventing prevent another epidemic like the one in 2014 that killed thousands of people. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta joins CBSN from Johannesburg, South Africa to take us through the latest. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news