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The procedures Meghan Markle's father could undergo for heart attack
Thomas Markle, 73, who lives in Mexico, claims his heart attack was triggered by a letter his son wrote to Prince Harry saying marrying Meghan would be the 'biggest mistake in royal wedding history'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis: Try these 10p Glucosamine tablets to soothe joint pain
RHEUMATOID arthritis, osteoarthritis and other types of the condition cause pain to sufferers at joints including the knee, hands and hip. Arthritis symptoms include fatigue, joint swelling and tenderness. To help treat the condition, try these amazing 10p tablets. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis: Try 10p Glucosamine tablets to soothe joint pain
RHEUMATOID arthritis, osteoarthritis and other types of the condition cause pain to sufferers at joints including the knee, hands and hip. Arthritis symptoms include fatigue, joint swelling and tenderness. To help treat the condition, try these amazing 10p tablets. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novartis ’ s Top Lawyer is Out After Michael Cohen Payments
The Swiss pharmaceutical giant said Felix R. Ehrat would retire, after the company said this month it had made payments to President Trump ’ s personal lawyer. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PRASHANT S. RAO Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Appointments and Executive Changes Novartis AG Cohen, Michael D (1966- ) Switzerland Felix R. Ehrat Trump, Donald J Source Type: news

Novartis Says General Counsel Will Retire Over Cohen Payments
The Swiss pharmaceutical giant said Felix R. Ehrat would retire, after the company said this month it had made payments to President Trump ’ s personal lawyer. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PRASHANT S. RAO Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Appointments and Executive Changes Novartis AG Cohen, Michael D (1966- ) Switzerland Felix R. Ehrat Trump, Donald J Source Type: news

How to live longer: Eating this £1 fruit can regulate blood pressure and prevent wrinkles
HOW TO live longer is the secret everyone wants to know the answer to, and research over the years has found some simple change to your lifestyle, such as what you eat, can increase your lifespan. One food recommended to include in your diet is avocado. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Annual summary of activities carried out by the Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Prescribing, Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections (APRHAI)
This report provides a summary of activities carried out by the Advisory Committee on Antimicrobial Prescribing, Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infections between April 2016 and March 2017. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Systemic Antibiotics for the Treatment of Skin and Soft Tissue Abscesses
This review article reports use of systemic antibiotics for skin and soft tissue abscesses after incision and drainage results in an increased rate of clinical cure. Providers should consider the use of antibiotics while balancing the risk of adverse events. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetics denied life-saving monitor in postcode lottery
THOUSANDS of diabetics are being denied life-saving technology due to regional variations in health funding, a study has found. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First Epoetin Alfa Biosimilar Approved in the US First Epoetin Alfa Biosimilar Approved in the US
The first biosimilar erythropoiesis-stimulating agent has received FDA approval for a number of indications. It is expected to be less costly than the patented biologic.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Alert Source Type: news

Fibromyalgia: Doing this might help soothe symptoms
FIBROMYALGIA symptoms include widespread pain across the body, tiredness and headaches. The condition can often be triggered by a major event, such as an injury or death. Fibromyalgia treatment includes this holistic cure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO sends first doses of experimental vaccine to tackle Congo Ebola outbreak
GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization sent the first 4,000 doses of an Ebola vaccine to Congo on Wednesday, the first time the experimental vaccine has been deployed since it was developed during the last big outbreak two years ago. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Half of men in 30s have erection problems and blame it on stress
Researchers polled over 2,000 men for Coop Pharmacy and found that erectile dysfunction affects nearly half of all men but many are still reluctant to talk about it with their partners or doctors. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bruises on five year-old girl's legs turn out to be CANCER
The family of five-year-old Kaiya Patel (inset), from London, are appealing for a stem cell donor to save their daughter's life after she developed a rare and aggressive form of leukaemia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman born with a cleft palate reveals stunning transformation
Laura Hawkes, 25, from West Sussex, was days old when she had her first surgery. After being bullied at school about her 'squashed' nose, Laura's face has been transformed via operations. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heavy-period drug can treat brain haemorrhage
Tranexamic acid can stem dangerous bleeding in the brain, trials show. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Senate HELP Panel Explores More Clarity for 340B Drug Program Senate HELP Panel Explores More Clarity for 340B Drug Program
The chairman for the Senate's health committee seeks more information about a discount program that hospitals say supports safety-net services.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

As '13 Reasons Why' Returns, Schools Try To Help Students Who Are Thinking Of Suicide
About 1 in 5 teens may have contemplated suicide. But new research suggests that schools as a whole can make a difference.(Image credit: Fahmida Azim for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Anya Kamenetz Source Type: news

Exploding vape pen caused Florida man ’ s death, autopsy says
In what is believed to be one of the first deaths from an e-cigarette explosion, a 38-year-old man in Florida was killed when his vape pen exploded, sending projectiles into his head and causing a small fire in his house. Tallmadge D’Elia was found May 5 in the burning bedroom of his family’s home in […]Related:More men with low-risk prostate cancer are forgoing aggressive treatmentEgg farm responsible for salmonella outbreak had ‘unacceptable rodent activity,’ FDA report saysEbola has infected dozens so far in Congo, killing 19, WHO says (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man died after a vape pen exploded and embedded pieces in his head, autopsy says
A 38-year-old man in Florida was killed when his vape pen exploded, sending projectiles into his head and causing a small fire in his house, in what is believed to be one of the first deaths from an e-cigarette explosion. Tallmadge D’Elia was found May 5 in the burning bedroom of his family’s home in […]Related:More men with low-risk prostate cancer are forgoing aggressive treatmentEgg farm responsible for salmonella outbreak had ‘unacceptable rodent activity,’ FDA report saysEbola has infected dozens so far in Congo, killing 19, WHO says (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about angiolipoma
Angiolipoma is a small, soft tumor made up of fatty cells and blood vessels. They are often found on the forearm, and multiple lumps may occur at the same time. Angiolipoma is not cancerous, and treatment or removal is often successful with minor surgery or corticosteroid injections. Learn more about angiolipoma here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Vitamin C: How much do you need? Eat these seven foods to avoid a deficiency
VITAMIN C has several important functions in the body, including helping to protect cells and keep them healthy. But if you fail to get enough, you risk getting scurvy. So how much do you need to avoid a deficiency? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Josh Cullip: Coping with dementia at 11 years old
Josh has a rare genetic condition and is losing his memory but feels "positive" about his future. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Singing dream for 11-year-old boy living with dementia
Josh has a rare genetic condition and is losing his memory but feels "positive" about his future. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Phys Ed: Broke Your Right Arm? Exercise Your Left. It May Help, Really.
Working out the muscles on one side of our bodies can keep the muscles on the other side fit, even if we do not move them at all. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Tags: Muscles Exercise Wrists Source Type: news

Diabetes type 2: Removing THIS type of oil from your diet could ease condition symptoms
DIABETES type 2 symptoms include increased thirst and hunger, unexplained weight loss and frequent urination. You should get the condition diagnosed quickly with the diabetes test, as it can lead to greater risk of stroke and heart disease. You should dump this food to help treat the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sivantos owner EQT forges $8 billion hearing aid deal
COPENHAGEN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Hearing aid makers Widex and Sivantos agreed to merge on Wednesday to form the world's third-largest supplier behind market leaders Sonova and William Demant. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Prostate cancer symptoms - are you at risk? Six signs revealed
PROSTATE cancer symptoms aren ’t usually apparent until the tumour has grown large enough to put pressure on the urethra. This then normally results in problems with urination. The NHS outlines six signs that could indicate you have the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Competition heats up for controversial a2 Milk Company
SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Stay-at-home mother Anna Wei wanted the best milk formula to feed her firstborn, so she chose the most expensive brand her money could buy: Platinum by a2 Milk Company Ltd. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

What parents, educators should know about the 2nd season of '13 Reasons Why'
The second season of "13 Reasons Why" premieres May 18 on Netflix. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Beloved teacher credits students for saving him after suffering stroke
He may have been scared in the moment, but Milford High School senior William Pointer said it didn't stop him from jumping into action. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Thomas Markle heart surgery latest: Will Meghan's dad make the wedding? Dr Hilary explains
MEGHAN MARKLE ’S dad Thomas Markle will reportedly miss the royal wedding to undergo heart surgery. But, if he undergoes the operation today, could he be fit enough to fly to the UK for the Royal Wedding at the weekend? Dr Hilary Jones explained all on Good Morning Britain. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alopecia sufferer claims £12.95 shampoo helped her regain hair
EXCLUSIVE: Belinda Clarke, 44, from Wiltshire lost her hair due to trauma as a child but in September 2016, she started using Watermans Grow Me shampoo on her completely bald head. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alopecia sufferer claims £12.95 shampoo helped her regain a FULL head of hair
EXCLUSIVE: Belinda Clarke, 44, from Wiltshire lost her hair due to trauma as a child but in September 2016, she started using Watermans Grow Me shampoo on her completely bald head. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parliament passes plain tobacco packaging law, regulates vaping
The Liberal government has passed a sweeping overhaul of the country's tobacco laws - legislation that will formally legalize vaping and give Health Canada the regulatory powers it needs to mandate plain packaging for all cigarettes. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Politics Source Type: news

Smart SoPhy socks send data to your physiotherapist
The socks have three sensors reading weight distribution, movement and orientation of the foot. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: High school teacher credits students for saving him after stroke
Dennis "Jack" Candini survived a stroke on April 27 at Milford High School in Massachusetts. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Texas doctor accused of giving fake diagnoses, faces $240 million health care fraud case
A 70-year-old McAllen Texas resident, Maria Zapata, went to see Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada because one of her knees was bothering her. The rheumatologist told her she had arthritis and that he'd give her injections "to strengthen the cartilage" in her knee, she said. After years of treatment that didn't help, she went to another doctor who told her she didn't really have arthritis. Zapata was not the only patient to be misdiagnosed, according to a joint federal and local investigation. The task force investigating Zamora-Quezada announced Monday that he was being indicted in a $240 million medical fraud case. The D...
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A name for grief that goes on and on
Grieving is natural and healthy, but are there cases when it can occur too long or in an unhealthy way? Experts weigh in on what is called complicated grief, which impacts up to 10% of bereaved people. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Snack on these 65p nuts to SLASH your BP reading
HIGH blood pressure symptoms may not be obvious for people with the condition, as they tend to only occur in extreme cases. High blood pressure causes include being overweight, inactive or having too much salt in your diet. You should eat this 65p food to slash your reading. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aging gracefully: Tightening your skin safely and effectively
When it comes to aging, skin shows some of the most visible signs. Wrinkles, thinning and sagging skin, and sun spots known collectively as photoaging have all led to explosive growth in the global anti-aging skin care market. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Blisters: Three ways to help get rid of the painful lumps
BLISTERS on the feet, hands and other areas of the body can be annoying and sometimes painful. How to treat them can involve any of these steps, according to the NHS. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: When can I have sex after being pregnant?
What are the recommendations for how long women should wait before resuming sexual intercourse after pregnancy? How does giving birth affect sex? Factors influencing the decision to resume sexual activity include pain, stress, the healing process after delivery, and the impact of hormonal changes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes multiple sclerosis? Landmark study finds clue
Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease, the causes of which remain mysterious. But a new study may now have uncovered a key factor in its development. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Multiple Sclerosis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Is breast asymmetry linked to breast cancer?
Many women have slight differences in the size or shape of their breasts. Breast asymmetry is usually not a cause for concern, though substantial asymmetry in the size or density of breasts may suggest an increased risk of breast cancer. A mammogram can look for abnormalities and diagnose the cause of breast asymmetry. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How job strain may impair mental health
A new study examines the link between high job strain and the risk of developing common mental health issues such as anxiety and depression. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Judge tosses California law allowing life-ending drugs
Advocates say the terminally ill may suffer unnecessarily after a judge threw out a California 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

Royal wedding: Is this what Meghan and Harry will be doing the night before? How to sleep
ROYAL wedding: Meghan Markle will marry Prince Harry on May 19 2018. But, what will the bride and groom be doing the night before their big day? Anxiety and nerves can make falling asleep more difficult. This is how to sleep when you ’re high on adrenaline. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Third Dose of the MMR Vaccine During Mumps Outbreaks A Third Dose of the MMR Vaccine During Mumps Outbreaks
Could the administration of a third dose of the MMR vaccine add an additional layer of protection during mumps outbreaks?Pediatric Pharmacotherapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

Health Care Disparities Between Men and Women With T2DM Health Care Disparities Between Men and Women With T2DM
How does gender impact the use of health care services by persons with type 2 diabetes?Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news