Cruise ship stranded at sea by coronavirus fears to dock in Cambodia
Cambodia has agreed to let a cruise ship, that has been turned away by five countries over fears that someone aboard may have the coronavirus, to dock and disembark its passengers, the Holland America Line said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Measles vaccine still effective if given to infants under nine months old
This NIHR Signal pooled data from 56 studies and found that the vaccine is around 58% effective when administered before nine months compared with 83% after nine months.With measles on the rise in Europe and the UK, it is helpful to know that in the event of a measles outbreak, it could be used safely in younger infants as an additional measure. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Singapore's DBS sends 300 staff home after one contracts coronavirus
Singapore's biggest bank DBS Group Holdings asked 300 staff to leave its head office in the financial district on Wednesday and work from home as a precautionary measure after an employee tested positive for coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Falling Vaccination Rates: The Case of the MMR Jab
This House of Lords Library Briefing focuses on the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) jab. It looks at social media's role in the spread of misinformation, what the UK Government and social media companies have pledged to do about it, and what other countries are doing to solve declining rates of MMR vaccination. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
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Coronavirus: A Public Health Emergency
This House of Lords Library briefing provides information about: the virus, including its spread and impact; what action the WHO and UK Government have taken; and the problem of disinformation in relation to the disease. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Eczema cream: Treatment containing this golden spice could help relieve skin flare-ups
ECZEMA is an unsightly condition whereby flare-ups lead to red, dry and itchy skin - which is most definitely not the look people are after. A study reveals a golden spice could help relieve symptoms of the skin disorder. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
This suite of resources is to help communicate the Government and NHS response to Coronavirus. It includes materials for the general public, NHS settings, and ports of entry. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China reports record surge in daily coronavirus deaths
The death toll in China's central Hubei province from a coronavirus outbreak leapt by a record 242 on Thursday, taking the total number of deaths in the province so far to 1,310, the province's health commission said. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

China's new virus cases fall again, deaths now exceed 1,100
China has reported another drop in the number of new cases of a viral infection and 97 more deaths, pushing the total dead past 1,100 even as the country remains largely closed down to prevent the spread of the disease. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/World Source Type: news

Dad 'cannot speak' to autistic son at mental health unit
Wayne Erasmus says he has not been able to see or speak to his son Huw for three years. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia symptoms: A change in this social norm could be an early sign of the condition
DEMENTIA does more than rob people of their memories - research continues to show that this complicated condition is marked by a range of symptoms, and for a person who shows certain changes in social norms, they could be at risk of developing the condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
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New Coronavirus May Be Tied to Adverse Outcomes in Pregnancy New Coronavirus May Be Tied to Adverse Outcomes in Pregnancy
Screening has been recommended for pregnant women suspected of being infected with 2019-nCoV.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

British cruise ship passenger tests negative for coronavirus
The two Britons were among 39 new cases confirmed today as passengers on the Diamond Princess face a second week in quarantine in Yokohama. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus 'could infect SIXTY PER CENT of the global population if it cannot be controlled'
Professor Gabriel Leung, chair of public health medicine in Hong Kong, said the priority now is to work out the size and scale of the epidemic. There are 43,000 cases reported so far. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Combining Aerobics and Weights Tied to Optimal Weight Control
Activities like walking and lifting weights were both tied to a healthier weight, but combining the two may have the most benefits. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gretchen Reynolds Tags: Weight Exercise Weight Lifting Yoga Obesity Source Type: news

He Had Trouble Breathing, and Inhalers Didn ’t Help. What Was Going On?
He ’d had episodes of coughing and wheezing since he was a boy. Now in his 60s, he worried his symptoms would force him to quit working. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lisa Sanders, M.D. Tags: Bronchitis Plastic bronchitis Lymph Nodes and Lymphatic System Source Type: news

Surrey naturopath-turned-councillor fined, suspended from practice for campaigning as 'physician'
Surrey Coun. Allison Patton has been fined $500 and barred from practising as a naturopath for three days after admitting she falsely campaigned as a “community physician.” (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Finding the evidence: Coronavirus
This page of resources is intended to help people find the evidence to support the latest novel coronavirus outbreak. Resources include access to journal articles, guidelines, information in different languages, and database search strategies. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U of O students demand better mental health services amid deaths
There are growing calls from University of Ottawa students to increase mental health resources on campus in the wake of recent student deaths, including one over the weekend. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Ottawa Source Type: news

He jumped off a nine-storey bridge and lived, now he's working to end 'man up' mentality
Men take their own lives three times more than women and they're much less likely to talk about their mental health struggles, so the Heads Up Guys website is trying to reduce the stigma around reaching out to others. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Criminal appeal could set a new precedent for HIV patients who use condoms during sex
A group of HIV/AIDS organizations is hoping to establish a new legal precedent that would keep people with HIV from facing criminal charges for non-disclosure if they use a condom during sex. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Who's the Canadian leading WHO's coronavirus investigation in China?
A renowned Canadian doctor and emergencies specialist is leading a team of international experts investigating the coronavirus outbreak on the ground in China. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Why doctors find fighting the coronavirus so challenging
Doctors and other health-care workers fighting the coronavirus outbreak in China don't have any specific treatments to use against this new virus. When they try to treat severe cases, they're walking a tightrope aiming to find just the right level of immune response to kill the virus without setting off other problems.  (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

2 patients in Russia with COVID-19 have fully recovered
Russian officials say two Chinese nationals hospitalized with COVID-19 in Russia last month have fully recovered from the disease and have been discharged from hospitals this week (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

COVID-19 death toll climbs as rate of infection appears to slow
The number of deaths from a deadly coronavirus outbreak continued to climb on Wednesday amid signs the disease may be slowing down, according to officials. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Chinese Drugmaker Has Started Mass-Producing an Experimental Drug for COVID-19
A Chinese drugmaker said it has started mass-producing an experimental drug from Gilead Sciences that has the potential to fight the novel coronavirus, as China accelerates its effort to find a treatment for the widening outbreak. Suzhou-based BrightGene Bio-Medical Technology said in a statement filed to the Shanghai Stock Exchange on Tuesday night that it has developed the technology to synthesize the active pharmaceutical ingredients of remdesivir, Gilead’s drug that is a leading candidate to treat the highly-infectious virus that’s killed more than 1,000 people. The drug isn’t licensed or approved any...
Source: TIME: Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bloomberg Tags: Uncategorized Bloomberg China COVID-19 onetime overnight Source Type: news

A Store, a Chalet, an Unsealed Pipe: Coronavirus Hot Spots Flare Far From Wuhan
A handful of buildings around the world have been linked to multiple cases of the new virus, raising fears of rapid transmission. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Vivian Wang, Austin Ramzy and Megan Specia Tags: Epidemics Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Politics and Government Communist Party of China Hong Kong Tianjin (China) Wuhan (China) Singapore Source Type: news

Coronavirus in the UK: Five things you need to know about Covid-19
The BBC's Fergus Walsh assesses the chances of contracting Covid-19 in the UK and the best ways to avoid it. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus in the UK: 5 things you need to know about Covid-19
The BBC's Fergus Walsh assesses the chances of contracting Covid-19 in the UK and the best ways to avoid it. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One in seven Americans in a family struggling to pay medical bills
One in seven Americans are members of families struggling to pay medical bills, an analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals, which is actually an improvement from 2011. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Huge Shelters for Coronavirus Patients Pose New Risks, Experts Fear
It ’s not clear how patients are screened or treated in China’s makeshift wards, nor even how long they are to remain. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Roni Caryn Rabin Tags: your-feed-science Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Epidemics United States Influenza Hygiene and Cleanliness Schaffner, William Wuhan (China) Hospitals Viruses Source Type: news

Wall Street Journal publishes highly classified “leaked” materials proving Chinese telecom giant Huawei uses its tech to SPY on its enemies
(Natural News) For months the Trump administration and the Pentagon have been trying to convince our NATO and European allies not to allow Chinese telecom giant Huawei to build the continent’s 5G network, despite the fact that equipment made by the firm is much cheaper than comparable gear made by U.S. and European competitors. The... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A coronavirus outbreak could be devastating for poorer countries
When the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of the novel coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern, it did so over fears that smaller or less-developed countries would struggle to contain the virus. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three young brothers are fighting the same rare childhood cancer
Three brothers, none of them older than 5, are battling the same type of rare childhood cancer. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Keep your teen moving to reduce risk of depression
Getting your child off the couch and moving appears to lessen the chance they will be depressed later, a new study says. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC and hospital errors led to US coronavirus patient being sent back to military base, health official says
Errors by a hospital in San Diego and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention led to a woman with the novel coronavirus being sent back to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar instead of isolation at the hospital, according to a health official familiar with the situation. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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Three brothers under the age of five have been diagnosed with a type of rare eye cancer. HLN's Lynn Smith talks to the Rush family about how the boys are doing. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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Rebecca Black ("Friday") and Tay Zonday ("Chocolate Rain") didn't expect to go viral, launching their careers. But sudden fame was both a blessing and a curse. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus death toll exceeds 1,100 in China despite massive countrywide lockdown
The National Health Commission on Wednesday said 2,015 new cases had been reported over the last 24 hours, declining for a second day in a row. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

At least 24 Americans with coronavirus quarantined on cruise ship in Japan
At least 24 Americans are among the 135 people infected with coronavirus aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, Princess Cruises said Monday, explaining it is using numbers from Japan's Health Ministry. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New virus has infected more than 45,100 people globally
A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 45,100 people globally (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Software firm negotiates $145 million settlement in opioid-kickback scheme that’s been called “completely insane”
(Natural News) Earlier in January, Americans who have lost loved ones and friends to opioid overdoses and other related deaths were happy to see a judge sentence the founder of drugmaker Insys to more than five years in federal prison for a scheme to effectively bribe doctors into prescribing more of Subsys, an opioid painkiller... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus quarantine ends for Americans evacuated from China
A federal quarantine has ended for nearly 200 Americans who were evacuated from China. Officials said no one from the group had coronavirus. Carter Evans has the latest. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: The sign in your hair that could signal you are at risk
HEART attack is a serious medical emergency that can prove fatal so it is important to heed the warning signs and overhaul your lifestyle to keep the risks at bay. Two lesser-known risk factors associated with heart complications can be seen in your hair, according to research. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coronavirus infections on Diamond Princess cruise ship swell to 174
In the Wuhan epicenter, authorities are tightening restrictions on residents to prevent the virus from spreading. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Simon Denyer Source Type: news

Antibiotics may actually increase risk of flu: The key to fighting it is in your gut, study says
(Natural News) Are antibiotics a form of biological warfare, weakening your ability to fight infections? A new study published in Cell Reports condemns the use of prescription antibiotics because these drugs suppress innate immune signals. Antibiotics may actually increase your risk of getting the flu and having complications from any infection because they suppress an... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Contraindication: Taking CBD can multiply the negative effects of acetaminophen-induced liver damage
(Natural News) Acetaminophen is one of the most abused over-the-counter drugs. Countless families needlessly use acetaminophen to reduce a fever, interfering with a vital function of the immune system, delaying one’s ability to recover from an infection. According to the Consumer Healthcare Products Association, acetaminophen is found in over 600 OTC products and is used... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Even weather forecasters are worried about 5G: They are concerned it will DELAY public service alerts
(Natural News) The FCC wants to allow the telecom industry to share the same 1675-1680MHz band that existing weather satellites use in order to advance 5G. This will inevitably cause disruptions and delay weather alerts. In order for 5G to work, new towers and transmitters will need to be installed every 500 feet. Over a million... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

China's aviation regulator hopes countries will lift virus-related travel curbs soon
China's aviation regulator said on Wednesday that it hopes countries will lift virus-related travel restrictions as soon as possible, in line with guidance from the World Health Organization and International Civil Aviation Organization. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

New coronavirus cases lowest since Jan. but experts disagree over peak
China on Wednesday reported its lowest number of new coronavirus cases since late January, lending credence to a prediction from the country's senior medical adviser that the outbreak could be over by April. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news