How to lose visceral fat: A food group proven to burn belly fat and increase metabolism
HOW TO lose visceral fat: Visceral fat is known to many leading health experts as the most harmful and dangerous kind of fat. Carrying too much visceral fat could put a person's life at risk. Fortunately, there are ways to reduce it and according to the latest study, eating this food type could help you to lose your visceral fat. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA Approves Weekly Contraceptive Patch Twirla FDA Approves Weekly Contraceptive Patch Twirla
Twirla is a levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol transdermal contraceptive option for women with a BMI (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Alert Source Type: news

Melanoma Cases Rising in U.S.
States with the highest UV-attributable incidence rates among all residents were: Utah, Delaware, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Oregon, Georgia, Washington and Montana. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Late Bedtime in Preschool Could Bring Weight Gain
Researchers found that young children who routinely got to sleep after 9 p.m. tended to gain more body fat between the ages of 2 and 6. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women Patients Still Missing in Heart Research
Women accounted for less than 40% of all people enrolled in cardiovascular clinical trials from 2010 through 2017, according to a study published Feb. 17 in the journal Circulation. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mars may have developed habitable conditions as early as 4.2 billion years ago
(Natural News) A new study claims that Mars could have been habitable anywhere between 4.2 to 3.5 billion years ago. The authors of this study have adjusted their timeline of when they believe the red planet stopped being bombarded with meteorites to around 4.2 to 3.5 billion years ago. After this period, the scientists believe that Mars became habitable for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Probes Side Effects of Long-Used Methotrexate
People who took methotrexate had small-to-moderate increases in risks for skin cancer, infections, and gastrointestinal, lung and blood problems, according to the study published Feb. 17 in the Annals of Internal Medicine. (Source: WebMD Health)
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Price Hike Lead Patients to Craigslist for Insulin
A new study found that hundreds of ads were placed on Craigslist for insulin and asthma inhalers during a 12-day period in June 2019. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blood Pressure Med Tied to Harmful Side Effects
Current guidelines recommend the drug chlorthalidone (Thalitone) as the first-line diuretic. But it can have serious side effects that can be avoided with another diuretic, hydrochlorothiazide (Hydrodiuril), researchers say. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exposure to Cleaners Tied to Baby's Asthma Risk
Canadian research shows that an infant's exposure to household cleaning products in the first few months of life is tied to heightened odds for asthma by age 3. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natalie J Robb health: ‘It turned black’ Star’s painful injury during sex scene
NATALIE J ROBB certainly has been through a whirlwind of events playing the character Moira Barton in the popular soap Emmerdale, but whilst filming an awkward scene the actress suffered a painful injury. What happened and what were her symptoms? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nebraska's specialized medical care has handled Ebola. Now it's taking on the novel coronavirus
Nebraska's state slogan "Honestly, it's not for everyone," should have an asterisk, because everyone with even the trickiest disease seems welcome at Nebraska's largest medical facility. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A later bedtime linked with obesity for children under 6, study says
Putting your child to bed after 9 p.m. is linked to an increase in weight, a new study says, but science is still pondering all the reasons why. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

An American evacuated from Japan on a US charter flight says she didn't know people on the plane had tested positive for coronavirus until it landed
Fourteen passengers from the Diamond Princess had tested positive for coronavirus before they boarded evacuation flights, the US departments of State and Health and Human Services said while the flights were en route to the Texas and California. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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13 Americans moved to Omaha facility from evacuation flights, US officials say
More than a dozen Americans evacuated on US-chartered flights from a cruise ship docked in Japan were being tested for the novel coronavirus at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, health officials said Monday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Japanese couple who visited Hawaii were diagnosed with coronavirus, and Delta is warning passengers on their flight
A couple from Japan tested positive for novel coronavirus shortly after visiting Hawaii this month, and Delta Airlines says it is notifying passengers who were on their flight home about the couple's diagnosis. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Unusual sensation that affects mobility could be a sign
VITAMIN B12 is needed to produce an adequate amount of healthy red blood cells and is available only in animal foods, which means many vegans and vegetarians could be deficient. Feeling an unusual sensation that may affect mobility could signal a B12 deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospital director in Wuhan, China dies of coronavirus
Wuchang Hospital director Liu Zhiming had worked tirelessly to contain the outbreak since the beginning. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is the new virus more 'deadly' than flu? Not exactly
There's lots of confusion about how deadly the new coronavirus from China really is: Even health officials sometimes say "deadly" when they may mean "lethal." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Live Updates: Over 150 Million Chinese Are Under Coronavirus Lockdown
More than 10 percent of the country ’s population faces restrictions on how often they can leave their homes. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Deaths (Fatalities) Epidemics Cruises China Hubei Province (China) Japan Cambodia Source Type: news

There are over 73,000 coronavirus cases. Many may still be undetected.
World Health Organization hesitant to declare disease in decline as experts warn there could be thousands of mild cases lurking around the globe. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump’s support for bipartisan Senate drug pricing bill may not be enough to push it into law
(Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Yasmeen Abutaleb Source Type: news

Dr. Amanda Calhoun shares her experiences with racism in the medical field
Calhoun, a Yale Psychiatry resident, discussed her own experience as a minority and the role of institutional racism in healthcare during a Feb. 5 talk at YSM. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Hundreds of organs get 'lost in transit' in US every year
When organs have to travel from one region to another, they often go on commercial airlines, without tracking devices or accompaniment, and a Kaiser Health investigation found 170 expire in transit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO reports 92 cases of human-to-human coronavirus cases outside China
There have been 92 cases of human-to-human spread of the coronavirus in 12 countries outside China but the World Health Organization does not have the data to make comparisons with China, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

China sees fall in coronavirus deaths, WHO urges caution, Apple takes hit
China reported its fewest new coronavirus infections since January on Tuesday and its lowest daily death toll for a week, but the World Health Organization said data suggesting the epidemic had slowed should still be viewed with caution. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

China's Hubei to adopt thorough checks on patients to curb virus epidemic: Xinhua
The central Chinese province of Hubei will adopt more thorough and forceful measures to find patients with fever to further help contain the new coronavirus epidemic, the state media reported on Tuesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Chicago Couple Treated for New Virus Released From Isolation Chicago Couple Treated for New Virus Released From Isolation
The woman traveled to Wuhan, China in January and began feeling ill several days after returning to the US. She was confirmed to have COVID-19 on January 24 and her husband was confirmed 6 days later.Associated Press (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

East Kent baby deaths: 'It felt like a murder charge'
Helen Gittos lost her baby Harriet when she was eight days old, and she believes the death was preventable. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart doctors 'held back stent death data'
The trial suggested more people fitted with stents were dying after three years than those given surgery. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Price of Insulin, Albuterol Leads Some to Craigslist High Price of Insulin, Albuterol Leads Some to Craigslist
The unregulated sale and purchase of prescription medication isare prohibited by law and by Craigslist policy, but this doesn't seem to deter some people.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

PCP's Perspectives on the Ethical Impact of the EMR PCP's Perspectives on the Ethical Impact of the EMR
This study aimed to elucidate which ethical questions persist surrounding a shared electronic record, specifically as relates to the relationship between patient, doctor and EHR.Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

New Treatment Approaches to Modify the Course of cSVDs New Treatment Approaches to Modify the Course of cSVDs
Where do we stand in the prevention and treatment of cerebral small vessel diseases? This review highlights current knowledge gaps and summarizes ongoing trials.Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Costs of APN vs Physician-Led Care for Chronic Diseases Costs of APN vs Physician-Led Care for Chronic Diseases
Could APNs provide a more cost-effective option for chronic disease care compared to physicians?Nursing Economics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

The Prevention of Infections in Older Adults: Vaccination The Prevention of Infections in Older Adults: Vaccination
What are the recommended vaccinations for older adults? This review offers practical guidance on appropriate vaccines and their timing, as well as vaccination in older populations with special needs.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Personality Traits and onabotA Response in Chronic Migraine Personality Traits and onabotA Response in Chronic Migraine
Do persons with specific personality traits exhibit a better response to migraine treatment with onabotulinumtoxin A?Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Female Androgenetic Alopecia: An Update Female Androgenetic Alopecia: An Update
Female androgenetic alopecia is the most common form of non-scarring alopecia in women. Review its etiology, differential diagnosis, and management in this update.American Journal of Clinical Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Trends in ED Patients With Mental Illness 2012-2015 Trends in ED Patients With Mental Illness 2012-2015
This study investigated trends in the rate and types of patients with psychiatric illnesses being seen in the emergency department. Does the infrastructure exist to care for these patients?Southern Medical Journal (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

How to Build Healthy Habits
It ’s not about willpower. Good habits happen when we set ourselves up for success. Our new challenge will show you how. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Parker-Pope Tags: Exercise Psychology and Psychologists Yoga Weight Source Type: news

Sanofi teams up with U.S. agency against coronavirus
French drugmaker Sanofi is working with a U.S. government agency to develop a vaccine against the new coronavirus from China, saying it could have a candidate ready for clinical trials within a year. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Realising the neighbourhood NHS: delivering a new deal for primary care
A strong primary care sector – including teams of nurses, pharmacists, mental health specialists and allied professionals – has been shown to deliver better health outcomes, a decrease in utilisation of hospitals and emergency departments as well as slower growth in health care spending. But, in England, general practice al so needs fundamental change. There is significant variation in quality, access in primary care is poor, demographics are changing, and GP workloads are increasing. There is a growing consensus that a shift towards primary care at scale - what we call the'neighbourhood NHS'- is the solution t...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sugary Drink Warning Labels in Chile, Tax in UK Bear Fruit Sugary Drink Warning Labels in Chile, Tax in UK Bear Fruit
The positive impact of two different national approaches to reduce the consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages is detailed in two studies — one in Chile and one in the UK.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Germany sends more medical aid to China to fight virus
Germany is sending a second shipment of medical aid supplies to China to help the Asian giant fight the coronavirus epidemic that has infected over 73,000 people (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Countries evacuating nationals from coronavirus-hit areas
A growing number of countries around the world are evacuating or planning to evacuate diplomatic staff and citizens from parts of China and a cruise ship in Japan hit by the new coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Enhancing the NHS-academia interface
The UK's world-leading biomedical and health research sector has contributed to major advances in patient care, as well as to the wealth of the nation. Patients want opportunities to be involved in research and there is increasing evidence that those treated in research-active healthcare settings have better outcomes and receive better care. However, NHS staff increasingly lack the capacity to engage with research, and the number of clinical academics – research leads operating at the interface between academia and the NHS – is declining. This widening gap between the NHS and academia is preventing the research...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fitness app Strava finds love-hate relationship with running
Only a fraction of people who run do so because they love it, and most are motivated by boosting their body image and improving their heart and mental health, according to a global survey by the fitness-tracking app Strava. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Improving the scrutiny of integrated care systems and sustainability and transformation partnerships: A guide to good practice
A guide to help scrutiny leads and communications and engagement directors within ICSs and STPs understand how they might work more effectively together to produce a relationship that works in the best interests of local partnerships and communities. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patient is woken half-way through brain surgery and ordered to play the VIOLIN as surgeons operate
Dagmar Turner, 53, from the Isle of Wight, played the violin so surgeons at King's College Hospital in London could identify and therefore avoid the areas of the brain that are activated while she plays. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alcohol, AFib, and Women: A Hazardous Mix? Alcohol, AFib, and Women: A Hazardous Mix?
The first randomized trial evidence of a link between AFib and alcohol.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news