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Blood Pressure Swings Can Pose Long-Term Dangers
New research suggests that up-and-down shifts in blood pressure may be equally hazardous to your health. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Time Online Tied To Jump in Girls' Suicide Risk
A spike in the amount of time teenage girls in the United States  spend online is a likely culprit behind the surge in rates of depression, suicide and contemplation of suicide, new research suggests. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack symptoms: Men who have SEX at least TWICE a week have reduced risk
HEART ATTACK symptoms can prove deadly, but men who have sex regularly could significantly reduce their risk of suffering. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Definition of High Blood Pressure Drops
Nearly half of all adult Americans will be considered to have high blood pressure under new guidelines issued Monday by the nation's top heart health organizations. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Identical twins try out 2 trendy diets for 30 days
As part of the "GMA" Twin Test Lab, one twin tried out the Whole30 diet while her sister tried out the counting macros diet, and they revealed their weight loss results live on "GMA." (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Swings in Blood Pressure Can Pose Long-Term Dangers
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Blood Pressure Medicines, High Blood Pressure, How to Prevent High Blood Pressure (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Too Much Time Online Raising Suicide Risk in Teen Girls?
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Depression, Suicide, Teen Mental Health (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

America's Love Affair with Sugary Sodas Is Fading
Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Obesity (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: What to know about the new guidelines on high blood pressure
high blood pressure, guidelines, health, hypertension, Dr. Jennifer Ashton (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Identical twins try out 2 trendy diets
“GMA” put the twins to the test, challenging them to try out two different trendy diets -- the Whole30 and Counting Macros – for 30 days. Who would get the best results? (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

NHS to give out Fitbit-style gadgets in bid to cut diabetes
THOUSANDS of people are to be given gadgets to help them track how active they are as the NHS hopes to drive down levels of diabetes. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Launch of Super Advanced Weather Satellite Delayed Over Technical Glitch
A U.S. government satellite that was scheduled to launch into orbit early Tuesday morning was delayed after a technical hitch. The Joint Polar Satellite System-1 satellite, or JPSS-1, was scheduled to launch into a polar orbit from California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base. But a bad reading during the first stage of its launch, combined with boats nearby, forced scientists to postpone. The mission is being led by the NOAA, the agency responsible for the oceans and atmosphere, and overseen by NASA. The satellite will have to wait for at least 24 hours before launching again, as the delay meant it missed the short 66 sec...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Billy Perrigo Tags: Uncategorized NASA NOAA onetime satellite Source Type: news

New lymphoma treatment developed at Cardiff University
Researchers find a method to kill cancerous cells without destroying healthy cells. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New blood pressure guidelines for "silent, deadly health crisis"
The first new blood pressure guidelines in 14 years will likely bring a major change in treatment. Eleven medical groups including the American Heart Association are redefining the danger zone: the bar for systolic blood pressure is lowered from 140 points to 130. This means an estimated 31 million more people could be diagnosed with high blood pressure. Cardiologist Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the impact of the new guidelines. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart attack risk SLASHED by doing THIS Dr Chris exercise while watching TV
HEART attack risk is increased 70 per cent when sitting in front of the TV for too long, scientists have revealed. But, This Morning ’s Dr Chris Steele recommended an easy exercise to prevent fatal blood clots. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is a basilar migraine?
Basilar migraines can cause severe pain and are often accompanied by visual disturbances. Learn more about their diagnosis and how to cope. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Headache / Migraine Source Type: news

Loxo, Bayer to co-develop cancer drugs in up to $1.55 billion deal
(Reuters) - Loxo Oncology Inc will collaborate with Germany's Bayer AG to develop and commercialize two of its cancer therapies, the companies said on Tuesday, in deal that could bring the U.S. drug developer up to $1.55 billion. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

High Thyroid-Hormone Levels Linked to Increased CVD Mortality High Thyroid-Hormone Levels Linked to Increased CVD Mortality
High and high-normal levels of the thyroid hormone free thyroxine were associated with atherosclerotic cardiovascular morbidity and mortality among older individuals, independent of risk factors.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

How we got the story about monkeypox
Earlier this year, Washington Post photographer Melina Mara and I traveled with scientists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to a village deep inside the Congo rain forest, reachable only by boat. The team was hunting for the origins of monkeypox, a mysterious and fatal disease. Monkeypox is a cousin to the deadly […]Related:Blood pressure of 130 is the new ‘high,’ according to first update of guidelines in 14 yearsGrilled-cheese sandwich suspected in young boy’s deathControversy erupts over plan to let Pentagon authorize unapproved drugs for battlefield use (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research unit to bring evidence to forefront of mental health policy
University College London and King's College London are to lead the establishment of the new NIHR Mental Health Policy Research Unit 2 External 0 0 0 .   false https://www.centreformentalhealth.org.uk/news/research-unit-to-bring-evidence-to-forefront-of-mental-health-policy true false%> The research unit will focus on prevention, access and quality of mental health care, by conducting research on the impact of existing policies and to guide future plans, as well as by providing expert advice (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to live longer: Type 2 diabetes risk lowered by swapping your morning toast for THIS
DIABETES type 2 risk could be lowered by eating wholemeal bread, pasta and brown rice, according to a global committee of leading nutrition scientists. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical Nurse Specialist in Early Pregnancy Care
This document outlines the key skills and knowledge required to develop the role of the clinical nurse specialist in early pregnancy care. It is intended to provide direction for commissioners and managers when creating roles to support best practice in local service provision for women and their families. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Embedding a culture of quality improvement
This report includes learning from organisations that have adopted quality improvement approaches and focuses on how senior leaders can create the right conditions for quality improvement to flourish within health care. It draws on a roundtable event, interviews with NHS leaders and stakeholders involved in quality improvement initiatives, and a literature review. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Should Celebrities Speak at Medical Conferences? Should Celebrities Speak at Medical Conferences?
Organizers hope that big-name headliners will attract larger crowds.Medscape Reader Polls (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Red2Green: making a difference to our patients
NHS Improvement has published details of measures Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is using to reduce delays for patients. A video has been produced which explains the processes put in place across the Trust to speed up patient discharge and illustrate how these changes have been successfully implemented. The main focus is Red2Green, but it also talks about the reasons why these measures have been brought in, with particular reference to the fact that 10 days in bed equates to 10 years'worth of muscle wastage in patients over the age of 80. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Woman drinks three cups of liquorice tea every day
Doctors at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust said the woman was consuming 'at least nine times above the safe limit' of glycyrrhizin - a compound found in liquorice. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CMS Will See You Now CMS Will See You Now
Physicians'voices are going to be heard in Washington, DC, and regulatory burdens that are dragging down physicians'practices will be eased, Seema Verma said at the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Biotech firms race to recruit good bugs in war on cancer
(Reuters) - Biotech companies are competing to develop medicines using "bugs as drugs" to fight cancer, building on the latest scientific findings that patients with high levels of good gut bacteria are more likely to respond to modern immunotherapy. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

First drug that can track whether it's been swallowed OK'd by FDA
It's meant to help patients and caregivers track its use, but approval raises privacy concerns (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Those who eat quickly raise their risk of heart disease
People who eat very quickly do not give their bodies time to realise it is full – meaning they tend to eat more, according to cardiologists based at Hiroshima University in Japan. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Patients' drugs fail to arrive  at their homes
The 42-year-old teacher has ankylosing spondylitis — a type of inflammatory arthritis which mainly affects the spine — and has been treating it with injections of etanercept since 2009. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scanning a patient's hands could prevent strokes
A new device that detects an abnormal heart rhythm by scanning a patient ’s hands could be used to prevent strokes by speeding up diagnosis in GP surgeries. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best ways to increase sperm count?
Learn about how to increase sperm count, as well as how dietary influences and how medications can play a role in sperm production. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Fertility Source Type: news

Bowel cancer survivor: 'Getting a second opinion saved my life'
PAUL Finch tells Elizabeth Archer how he beat advanced bowel cancer without having life-changing surgery. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Alzheimer’s: Ashley Campbell shares her fathers last days living with the disease
Singer Ashley Campbell tells Peter Robertson about the final days of her late father ’s brave battle with Alzheimer’s disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Boy, 2, walks with prosthetic legs after double amputation
Jaylen Escalera, two, was born with a rare genetic condition that left missing bones in his legs. Doctors in New York said the only way he would ever walk was with an amputation and prosthetics. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stress affects sperm quality and offspring, study finds
A father's stress can change the composition of his sperm so that his children may be particularly sensitive to stress and prone to problems like PTSD, according to a new U Penn study. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutritionists slam Katie Price ’s meal replacement range 
Katie Price, 39, has launched her Katie Price Nutrition range of £20 powders, which are designed to replace meals with shake powders that can be whipped up using milk or water. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Should you feed a cold, starve a fever?
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Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shaun T reveals the one exercise move you should always do
Even Insanity inventor Shaun T, from New Jersey, says he struggles with motivation now and again. He explains the one exercise he does when he doesn't feel like a full workout. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pay-for-access online doctors move N.S. into 'dangerous territory,' college warns
A company providing access to doctors online for a fee has expanded into Nova Scotia and the body that regulates the practice of medicine in the province says it has a number of concerns with the practice. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Pay-for-access online doctors move N.S. into 'dangerous territory'
A company providing access to doctors online for a fee has expanded into Nova Scotia and the body that regulates the practice of medicine in the province says it has a number of concerns with the practice. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Sugar cut down: Swap to THESE alternative snacks for a healthier lifestyle
OUR love of sugary foods is rotting our teeth and driving a host of health problems such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Jane Symons looks at the alternatives. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

London cab drivers will be trained in medical emergencies
Taxi hailing app mytaxi has developed a course to train 17,500 of its drivers in CPR, how to use a defibrillator and how to deal with choking, strokes and severe bleeding. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tofu's effect on prostate cancer is unclear
Researchers from Indiana University build on previous research linking the structure of soy compounds to a hormone that increases prostate cancer severity, however, more studies are needed. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA approves 'trackable' pill
The schizophrenia tablets have an embedded sensor that tells doctors whether the patient has taken them. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers Explore The Effects Of Section 8 Grants In Houston
A study looks at the effect of housing vouchers on criminal activity. People who receive Section 8 vouchers are more likely to be arrested for violent crimes, but this effect only shows up for men. (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Shankar Vedantam Source Type: news

What having a headache on the LEFT side means - and how to get rid of it
HEADACHE pain usually lasts a couple of hours and is completely normal, but pain on just one side of your head could be telling you something more serious. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Janssen drops U.S. lawsuit against Samsung Bioepis' Remicade copy
SEOUL (Reuters) - A unit of healthcare conglomerate Johnson& Johnson has dropped a lawsuit it filed to block a copy of its rheumatoid arthritis drug Remicade produced by South Korea's Samsung Bioepis Co Ltd from being sold in the United States. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news