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UK's bizarre home remedies revealed
A UK survey found gargling with salt water to ease a sore throat and having a nightcap to help you sleep were two of the top DIY 'cures'. Mail Online investigates if these remedies really work. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pakistani toddler has surgery to remove 'elephant nose'
Sixteen-month-old Asiya Manghrio, from Sanghar in Pakistan's Sindh province, suffered from frontonasal encephalocele, which caused her brain tissue to grown through a defect in her skull. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

U.N. hopes imports will help 'stave off famine' in Yemen as diphtheria spreads
GENEVA (Reuters) - The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has authorized four U.S.-funded cranes to operate at Hodeidah port until Friday, United Nations aid agencies said on Tuesday, calling for the date to be extended to permit continued offloading of life-saving goods. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Aussie flu: Half of Britons are ‘too busy’ to wash their hands after using the toilet
AUSSIE flu has been reported in every postcode of the UK, and doctors have urged the public to regularly wash their hands to avoid spreading the deadly virus. But, a shock poll claims half of Brits are “too busy” to wash their hands. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles outbreak MAPPED: Contagious virus spreads across UK - Is your town affected?
MEASLES has continued to spread across the UK as the highly contagious virus infects 122 people from the north, down to the south. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles outbreak kills 58 children in Indonesia's Papua
An outbreak of measles has killed dozens of children in Indonesia's easternmost Papua province (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Creative thinkers have better-connected minds, study finds
Experts could one day target the brain regions responsible for this pattern using a 'creativity pill' to make people more imaginative, a Harvard University researcher has claimed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pakistan launches new anti-polio drive in Punjab province
Pakistani health official says special anti-polio drive launched in eastern Punjab province (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

After a Debacle, How California Became a Role Model on Measles
Changing minds on vaccination is very difficult, but it isn ’ t so important when a law can change behavior. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: EMILY OSTER and GEOFFREY KOCKS Tags: Vaccination and Immunization Measles California Education (K-12) Children and Childhood Preventive Medicine Law and Legislation Source Type: news

Why your sex drive is in low gear
As a sex therapist, the No. 1 complaint I hear from both women and men is low libido. They visit me on their own or as couples, perplexed by the seemingly inexplicable drop in desire, either their own or that of their partner. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scottish NHS waiting times performance at new low
The latest weekly figures showed that 77.9% of patients were dealt with within the four-hour target time. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles strikes more than 100 people across five regions
West Yorkshire has the most sufferers with 34 people being infected, followed by 32 in the West Midlands, 29 in Liverpool and Cheshire, 20 in Surrey and Sussex, and seven in Greater Manchester. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Measles outbreak: Contagious virus continues to spread across UK - Is your town affected?
MEASLES has continued to spread across the UK as the highly contagious virus infects 122 people from the north, down to the south. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The real reason women crave chocolate during their period
Dietitian Melanie McGrice has revealed the real reason why women crave chocolate just before and during their period. She says there are several ways to reduce the need for a sweet fix. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do you get enough sun? How to make sure you're not deficient in vitamin D this winter
IN WINTER between 30 and 40 per cent of us are classed as vitamin D deficient but even towards the end of summer 13 per cent of adolescents remain deficient. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Food Stamp Program Makes Fresh Produce More Affordable
A federally funded experimental program is partnering with a Latino grocery chain to reward people who use their food stamps to put more fresh produce on their tables.(Image credit: Courtney Perkes/Kaiser Health News ) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Courtney Perkes Source Type: news

P.E.I., N.B. close diabetes camps for kids
Diabetes Canada is closing a popular camp on P.E.I. for Island children with Type 1 diabetes, along with their summer camp in neighbouring New Brunswick. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/PEI Source Type: news

Girl gained 5 stone in 5 months due to hidden tumour
Amy Bojar, from  Pontefract, ballooned from a size 12 to a 20. A scan revealed she had 5mm tumour on pituitary gland, making her levels of cortisol 800 times higher than average. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anterior Cerebral Artery Vasculopathy Secondary to Miliary TB Anterior Cerebral Artery Vasculopathy Secondary to Miliary TB
What did brain MRI reveal about the cause of ataxia in this patient recently diagnosed with HIV infection and miliary tuberculosis?Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Radiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Aussie flu: What is the deadly viral infection that’s rampaged the UK?
AUSSIE flu has spread across the UK, and about 500 people have been hospitalised by the Australian influenza infection. But, what is the virus specifically, and what are the symptoms to look out for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you shouldn't hold nose and close mouth to stop sneeze
A 34-year-old man was taken to A&E after blasting a hole through his throat. He was kept in hospital for a week and fed through a tube after holding his nose and closing his mouth when he sneezed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida boy dies of rabies after touching a sick bat
Ryker Roque, six, died on Sunday at a hospital in Orlando, Florida, after touching a bat which his father Henry had found in the garden and put in a bucket. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What should YOUR resting heart rate be: Five things it can tell you about your health
YOUR resting heart rate is one of the easiest ways to gauge your health - a normal resting heart rate for adults usually ranges from 60 to 100 beats a minute. But what else can a resting heart rate reveal? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alzheimer's disease: Eating a high-salt diet can increase your dementia risk
EATING too much salt can increase the risk of developing Alzheimer ’s disease, it is claimed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the different types of psoriasis?
Learn about different types of psoriasis in their mild to moderate forms. We include information on symptoms and treatment options for different types. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eczema / Psoriasis Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What too much salt can do to your brain
A new study shows how too much salt reduces the blood flow to the brain and leads to cognitive impairment in mice. The findings are applicable to humans. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: The perils of sneezing incorrectly
A recently published case study describes a patient who perforated his throat by sneezing. In this article, we explain how you can avoid the same fate. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Flu / Cold / SARS Source Type: news

Roxy Jacenko's kids' nutritionist tips for lunchboxes  
The Australian nutritionist behind Roxy Jacenko's children, Mandy Sacher, shared with FEMAIL her top lunchbox tips for parents with kids heading back to school. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Statins are safe for children
as young as seven, research suggests. Up to 56,000 children in the UK with a genetic condition could benefit from the drugs, experts say. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Parasite on the Playground
Roundworm eggs, shed by stray dogs, can be ingested by children playing outside. The worm ’ s larvae have been found in the brain, experts say, perhaps impairing development. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: LAURA BEIL Tags: Parasites Dogs Brain Worms Playgrounds Mental Health and Disorders Clinical Infectious Diseases (Journal) SUNY Downstate Medical Center Source Type: news

This is why you should NEVER hold your nose and close your mouth while sneezing
HOLDING your nose and closing your mouth while you sneeze might seem a harmless thing to do, but doctors have advised against it following the case of man who ruptured the back of his throat when doing so. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Link between television ads and junk food consumption
Teenagers who watch lots of television adverts eat far more junk food, Cancer Research UK have warned. Youngsters who watch more than three hours of commercial TV a day are at risk. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Private GPs accused of cashing in on the flu crisis
Dr Arun Ghosh clinics – which have five surgeries in Liverpool, Manchester and Cheshire – and the Surrey GP in Guildford both charge £45 for the jab. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global Health: ‘ Smart Thermometers ’ Track Flu Season in Real Time
Can 500,000 thermometers transmitting 25,000 readings a day forecast the spread of flu more accurately than the C.D.C.? (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: DONALD G. McNEIL Jr. Tags: Influenza Thermometers Fever Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Smartphones Source Type: news

Revolution in health and social care urged in Wales
There is an appetite for bold changes in the NHS and social care in Wales, says an expert review. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Etanercept, Tocilizumab and Interleukin-1 Inhibitors in JIA Etanercept, Tocilizumab and Interleukin-1 Inhibitors in JIA
What do we currently know about the efficacy and safety of these biologic agents in the treatment of systemic onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis?Arthritis Research & Therapy (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Saving Lives and Reducing Harm: A CAUTI Reduction Program Saving Lives and Reducing Harm: A CAUTI Reduction Program
Find out how a catheter-associated urinary tract infection reduction program can help improve the safety and quality of patient care.Nursing Economics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Fracture Risk in Women With Sarcopenia and/or Low Bone Mass Fracture Risk in Women With Sarcopenia and/or Low Bone Mass
This study aimed to determine whether"sarco-osteopenia" confers a higher fracture risk than osteoporosis or sarcopenia alone.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Maternal Obesity, Weight Gain, and Asthma in Offspring Maternal Obesity, Weight Gain, and Asthma in Offspring
How is maternal obesity and gestational weight gain associated with the risk of early childhood asthma in offspring?Preventing Chronic Disease (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Are Meta-analyses a Form of Medical Fake News? Are Meta-analyses a Form of Medical Fake News?
The author of this commentary questions the value of meta-analyses. Do they really contribute anything new?Circulation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Bourbon Virus in Field-Collected Ticks, Missouri, USA Bourbon Virus in Field-Collected Ticks, Missouri, USA
In this report, the transmission of Bourbon virus from ticks to humans is investigated.Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Management of Leukemic and Lymphomatous Meningitis Management of Leukemic and Lymphomatous Meningitis
Early identification and treatment can, in some cases, prevent meningitis associated with hematologic malignancies.Cancer Control: Journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Diagnosis of CKDs Using Urinary Proteome Analysis Diagnosis of CKDs Using Urinary Proteome Analysis
Could urinary proteome analyses provide a non-invasive alternative to kidney biopsy for the diagnosis of chronic kidney diseases?Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nephrology Journal Article Source Type: news

FLACS vs Phaco for Cataract Extraction and IOL Implantation FLACS vs Phaco for Cataract Extraction and IOL Implantation
What benefits might femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery offer over conventional phacoemulsification?Current Opinion in Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Journal Article Source Type: news

Biological Therapies and Improvements in QoL in Psoriasis Biological Therapies and Improvements in QoL in Psoriasis
This study compared the effectiveness of adalimumab, etanercept and ustekinumab on improvements in HRQoL in patients with psoriasis. What factors are associated with these improvements?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news

Factors Predictive of Patients' Satisfaction of Pain Control Factors Predictive of Patients' Satisfaction of Pain Control
Find out how these factors may impact the perception of pain control among hospitalized patients.Pain Management Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

Management of Symptomatic Lumbar Disk Herniation Management of Symptomatic Lumbar Disk Herniation
An international survey of spine surgeons finds practice pattern variations in the management of lumbar disk herniation.Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Roles of BCCIP Deficiency in Mammary Tumorigenesis Roles of BCCIP Deficiency in Mammary Tumorigenesis
New research helps uncover how BCCIP protein deficiency modulates breast cancer development.Breast Cancer Research (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Glioblastoma in the Elderly: Initial Management Glioblastoma in the Elderly: Initial Management
More elderly patients are being diagnosed with glioblastoma. Are temozolomide and radiotherapy good treatment options for this population?Chinese Clinical Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Medication Adherence in a Cardiac Ambulatory Setting Medication Adherence in a Cardiac Ambulatory Setting
What can nurses in an ambulatory care setting do to encourage patients to adhere to their prescribed courses of medication?OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news