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History of Mosquitoborne Diseases and Implications History of Mosquitoborne Diseases and Implications
What could a historical analysis of the incidence of mosquito-borne diseases tell us about the potential for the introduction of other disease-causing pathogens?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Application of Precision Medicine to Anaphylaxis Treatment Application of Precision Medicine to Anaphylaxis Treatment
How might the principles of precision medicine apply to the prevention and treatment of anaphylaxis?Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology Journal Article Source Type: news

The Human Respiratory Microbiome: Implications and Impact The Human Respiratory Microbiome: Implications and Impact
A better understanding of the respiratory microbiome and its impact on lung diseases could have important therapeutic implications.Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Decreasing Incidence of Cancer After Liver Transplantation Decreasing Incidence of Cancer After Liver Transplantation
A decades-long study found a decrease in cancer risk after liver transplantation. What factors may have contributed to the decline?American Journal of Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Transplantation Journal Article Source Type: news

Characteristics of SSI Following Colorectal Surgery Characteristics of SSI Following Colorectal Surgery
Find out how ESBL-producing pathogens may contribute to the resistance to prophylactic antibiotics among patients undergoing colorectal surgery.Wounds (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: General Surgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Impact of Omalizumab Treatment in Severe Allergic Asthma Impact of Omalizumab Treatment in Severe Allergic Asthma
A new study provides a clinical and cost analysis regarding the use of omalizumab in the treatment of severe asthma.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Mortality in Patients on Hemodiafiltration vs Hemodialysis Mortality in Patients on Hemodiafiltration vs Hemodialysis
Might hemodiafiltration patients realize better outcomes than those receiving hemodialysis?Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

Effectiveness of Boosted Protease Inhibitor-Based ART Effectiveness of Boosted Protease Inhibitor-Based ART
What do the current data tell us about the long-term response to ART regimens containing protease inhibitors?HIV Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: HIV/AIDS Journal Article Source Type: news

Procalcitonin-Guidance for Antimicrobial Management Procalcitonin-Guidance for Antimicrobial Management
How effective are procalcitonin-guided strategies in the antibiotics management of ICU patients?Critical Care Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Multiple Peripheral Schwannomas Multiple Peripheral Schwannomas
What can this case tell us about the presentation, diagnosis, and surgical treatment of schwannomas?ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

NYC's Increased Minimum Purchase Age and Youth Tobacco Use NYC's Increased Minimum Purchase Age and Youth Tobacco Use
Did New York City's 2014 increase of the minimum legal purchase age for tobacco and e-cigarettes from 18 to 21 years have as much impact on youth tobacco use as anticipated?American Journal of Public Health (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Biologic Treatment in Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases Biologic Treatment in Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Diseases
Knowledge regarding the use of biologic therapies in patients with rare, severe immune-mediated inflammatory diseases is vital to informed decision-making, but evidence may be lacking.Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Spontaneous Regression of a Squamous Cell Lung Cancer Spontaneous Regression of a Squamous Cell Lung Cancer
What might be the mechanism behind the spontaneous regression of this patient's stage I squamous cell lung carcinoma?Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Older Adult Music Listeners: Increased Engagement With Life? Older Adult Music Listeners: Increased Engagement With Life?
What role might music play in older adults'cognitive, physical, social, and spiritual functioning? How might listening to music relate to overall engagement with life and benefits to health?The Gerontologist (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Cherokee Nation lauded for hepatitis C elimination effort
One of the largest Native American tribes is the first community in the US to implement a hepatitis C elimination program to treat its citizens; federal officials say the initiative could serve as a national model (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Suicide attempts among under-17s DOUBLED in the last decade
In 2008, suicide attempts or suicidal thoughts accounted for 0.67 percent of child cases in these hospitals.  By 2015, that figure had more than doubled to 1.79 percent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hospitals See Growing Numbers Of Kids And Teens At Risk For Suicide
The number of children and teens who visited the hospital for suicidal thoughts or attempts doubled from 2008 to 2015. Rates were highest during the school year.(Image credit: arabianEye/Getty Images) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Haelle Source Type: news

Science can explain why some people hear Laurel and others hear Yanny
As if we needed another thing to divide America. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Male nurse: 'I was told to become a brickie'
Nine in 10 nurses are women - but the Royal College of Nursing wants that to change. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Male nurse: 'I was told to become a bricky'
Nine in 10 nurses are women - but the Royal College of Nursing wants that to change. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Body clock linked to mood disorders
Researchers say it is a warning to urban societies becoming less in tune with nature. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump pays return visit to recovering first lady at hospital
President Donald Trump has paid a return visit to his wife, Melania Trump, at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where she is recovering from a kidney procedure (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Nurse watchdog 'helped to cover up hospital baby deaths scandal'
At least three mothers and 16 babies are thought to have died at a hospital trust between 2004 and 2016 at the hands of a ‘dysfunctional’ gang of ‘musketeer’ midwives. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Apple cider vinegar for weight loss
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gastric bypass surgery: What happens if I regain the weight?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sitting at your desk doesn't have to be a pain in the neck
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Niacin to boost your HDL, 'good,' cholesterol
Niacin is a B vitamin that may raise your HDL, 'good,' cholesterol. Find out if you should take niacin to boost your HDL cholesterol. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nightingales Home Health Services growing at a CAGR of 55%
(Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

World Health Organisation publishes its first essential diagnostics list
The step was taken to address the problem of people's inability to access diagnostic services, thus failing to receive the correct treatment. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - May 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Not getting enough sleep among Britain's biggest worries  
We waste two-and-a-half hours every day worrying about trivial things that typically never happen, a poll claims. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Family Docs Issue Guidelines on Deprescribing Benzodiazepines Family Docs Issue Guidelines on Deprescribing Benzodiazepines
According to new evidence-based guidelines from Canada, doctors should deprescribe benzodiazepines in all adults aged 65 and older, and in those aged 18 to 64 who have used them for more than 4 weeks.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Yanny or Laurel: Which Do You Hear? You ’ re Right
A robotic sound clip saying either “ Yanny ” or “ Laurel ” is baffling the internet, not unlike the 2015 picture of a dress that was either black and blue or white and gold. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MAYA SALAM Tags: Computers and the Internet Ears and Hearing Social Media yanny laurel Reddit Inc Source Type: news

Deprescribing Benzodiazepines: New Primary Care Guidelines Issued Deprescribing Benzodiazepines: New Primary Care Guidelines Issued
According to new evidence-based guidelines from Canada, doctors should deprescribe benzodiazepines in all adults aged 65 and older, and in those aged 18 to 64 who have used them for more than 4 weeks.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Researchers Discover Deadly New Pig Virus That Could Spread to Humans
(KDKA/CBS Local) – Researchers say they have identified a new pig virus that could be a threat to humans. The virus was found to easily make its way into laboratory-cultured cells of humans and other species, a discovery that raises concerns about potential outbreaks in people. Researchers at The Ohio State University and Utrecht University in the Netherlands collaborated to better understand the new virus identified as porcine deltacoronavirus. Their study appears online in the journal PNAS. Scientists say the virus was first discovered in pigs in China in 2012. It was first detected in the United States in 201...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Local TV talkers Source Type: news

How to sleep: How much deep sleep do you need to wake up feeling rested?
HOW to sleep is something we have all struggled with at least once. How much sleep to get is another question we ask going about our busy lives - is it possible to miss an hour or two there? This is how much sleep you should get, according to an expert. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rap producer Steel Banglez opens up about mental health
Rap producer Steel Banglez shares his struggles with depression and how he was able to overcome it. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Furness hospital baby deaths: Midwifery council criticised
Eleven babies and one mother died at Furness General Hospital in Barrow between 2004 and 2013. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maintaining a daily rhythm is important for mental health
Sticking to a normal daily rhythm -- being active during the day and sleeping at night -- can have more benefits than you might expect. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maintaining a daily rhythm is important for mental health, study suggests
Sticking to a normal daily rhythm -- being active during the day and sleeping at night -- can have more benefits than you might expect. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Judge tosses California law allowing life-ending drugs
California judge says Legislature unconstitutionally enacted 2016 state law allowing the terminally ill to end their lives (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Should we be concerned with second-hand pot smoke, especially around children?
More people are using cannabis as it becomes more popular. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Body clock disruption 'increases the risk of mood disorders and depression
DISRUPTION to the body clock increases the risk of mood disorders and depression, a large study has confirmed. Scientists at the University of Glasgow looked at the circadian rhythms - which control functions including sleep patterns, body temperature, our immune systems and the release of hormones - of more than 90,000 people to measure daily rest-activity rhythms, called relative amplitude. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yanny or Laurel: It Sounds a Lot Like the Dress
A robotic sound clip saying either “ Yanny ” or “ Laurel ” is baffling the internet, not unlike the 2015 picture of a dress that was either black and blue or white and gold. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: MAYA SALAM Tags: Computers and the Internet Ears and Hearing Social Media yanny laurel Reddit Inc Source Type: news

Mother's Day BBQ ruined after Montreal-area woman swallows metal brush bristle
Lisa Spour said she switched to the wooden barbecue brush two summers ago after hearing stories about the dangers associated with metal brushes, so she never thought she'd be a victim of a tiny, lost bristle. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Montreal Source Type: news

Three people are infected with 'extensively drug-resistant' gonorrhoea
Between February and March this year one person in the UK and two in Australia failed to respond to the go-to antibiotic treatment for gonorrhoea, a new report reveals. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Should we be concerned with second-hand pot smoke, especially around children?
More people are using cannabis as it becomes more popular. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Georgia student had to relearn everything after mystery brain injury
Clark Jacobs, nicknamed 'Superman,' narrowly survived a traumatic brain injury when he fell from his lofted bed at Georgia Tech in 2015. Now, the 23-year-old has relearned everything in two years. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Millions of women are wrongly told to take ibuprofen for cystitis
Researchers at the University of Oslo studied 383 women and found those who take ibuprofen to relieve UTI symptoms have worse outcomes than women given antibiotics by their doctor. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Flesh eating bacteria ‘thrive on their victim's pain’
New research from Harvard Medical School has discovered that  'flesh-eating' bacteria actually hijacks a victim's pain receptors for their own benefit. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

One Botulinum Round Pacifies Postop AF for 3 Years: Pilot Study One Botulinum Round Pacifies Postop AF for 3 Years: Pilot Study
' We don't know why it works, but it's a fascinating new approach,'a discussant said. Botulinum injections into epicardial fat pads at CABG dramatically cut atrial fibrillation burden for up to years later.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news