Medical News Today: What causes clammy skin?
Clammy skin is a widespread occurrence, particularly in people who sweat a lot. Clammy skin may occur periodically if a person is too warm, but someone with frequently clammy skin may have an underlying medical condition. In this article, learn about the causes of clammy skin, as well as the treatment options. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Source Type: news

Peter Baldwin: Type 1 diabetes test backed after boy's death
Beth Baldwin campaigned for change after her son Peter died from Type 1 diabetes complications aged 13. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beyond LVO Strokes: Distal Occlusion Thrombectomy Beyond LVO Strokes: Distal Occlusion Thrombectomy
Can distal intracranial occlusions be treated safely and successfully with endovascular therapy?Stroke (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks in Chronic Migraine With MOH Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks in Chronic Migraine With MOH
This fMRI study examined how a series of sphenopalatine ganglion blockade treatments might modulate functional connectivity between brain networks in chronic migraine with medication overuse headache.Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Treating Gliomas Via Preoperative nTMS and Tractography Treating Gliomas Via Preoperative nTMS and Tractography
The authors present a novel multimodal approach to awake surgery for language-eloquent gliomas using preoperative nTMS and nTMS-based diffusion tensor imaging fiber tracking.Neurosurgical Focus (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

The Global Burden of Headache The Global Burden of Headache
This article summarizes recent studies of headache prevalence and societal burdens worldwide. What challenges remain for better diagnosis and cost-effective, equitable treatment of headache disorders?Seminars in Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Comprehensive Interventions for Reducing Cannabis Use Comprehensive Interventions for Reducing Cannabis Use
This article provides an overview of current psychosocial, pharmacological and risk reduction recommendations.Current Opinion in Psychiatry (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Policies in US Colleges, Universities Smoke- and Tobacco-Free Policies in US Colleges, Universities
How prevalent are smoke-free policies at U.S. colleges and universities?Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Public Health & Prevention Journal Article Source Type: news

Geriatric Assessment: An Office-Based Approach Geriatric Assessment: An Office-Based Approach
What should be covered in a comprehensive geriatric assessment, and how is it best accomplished in a family practice office setting?American Family Physician (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

A 62-Year-Old Man Who Demands Testing: USMLE Question A 62-Year-Old Man Who Demands Testing: USMLE Question
A 62-year-old man who has no acute complaints demands testing for multiple myeloma, due to his father's death. What do his test results show?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

'It keeps us safe': An NYC bathroom set up to stem overdoses
(Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Illinois, Iowa officials look into rise in parasitic illness
Health officials in Illinois and Iowa are investigating an increase in people becoming sick from a parasite that causes intestinal illness (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

‘Do Not Eat this Cereal.’ CDC Says Kellogg’s Honey Smacks Linked to Salmonella Outbreak
(ATLANTA) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg’s cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people in 33 states. The CDC announced Thursday that customers should avoid Honey Smacks, tweeting, “Do not eat this cereal.” The agency says it found salmonella in samples of Honey Smacks, which has been subject to a voluntary recall by Kellogg since mid-June. It says that regardless of expiration date, the cereal should be thrown away or returned to a retailer for a refund. OUTBREAK Update: 100 Salmonella infections in 33 states linked to Kell...
Source: TIME: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Associated Press Tags: Uncategorized onetime overnight public health Source Type: news

Did Flawed Data Lead Track Astray on Testosterone in Women?
A new challenge has emerged to the I.A.A.F. rules that could require some runners to undergo medical treatment to lower their hormone levels. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JER É LONGMAN Tags: Testosterone Athletics and Sports Women and Girls Track and Field Hormones British Journal of Sports Medicine International Assn of Athletics Federations Court of Arbitration for Sport Chand, Dutee Pielke, Roger Jr Semenya, Caster Source Type: news

More than 100 ill from parasite possibly linked to McDonald's salads
The Illinois and Iowa health departments are investigating outbreaks of a parasite that causes intestinal illness and might be linked to McDonald's salads, both states said Thursday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Do not eat this cereal': CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says apopular Kellogg's cereal has been linked to a Salmonella outbreak that has infected at least 100 people (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Oregon's medical marijuana program admits to problems
The agency overseeing Oregon's legal medical marijuana industry admits it has not effectively provided oversight of growers and others, creating opportunities for weed to be diverted into the highly profitable black market (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Salmonella cases linked to recalled Honey Smacks cereal reach 100
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday that 27 more people have gotten sick in a multistate outbreak of salmonella illness linked to recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal. This brings the total number of illnesses to 100 people since March, although the outbreak was not announced until June. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fentanyl-related deaths double in six months; US government takes some action
A new report by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the number of overdose deaths involving the potent narcotic fentanyl and variations of the drug nearly doubled between the last half of 2016 and the first half of 2017. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug shortages prompt FDA task force
The US Food and Drug Administration is forming a Drug Shortages Task Force to look into the country's persistent drug shortages and find long-term solutions, according to a statement Thursday ⁠ from the agency's commissioner, Dr. Scott Gottlieb. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug shortages prompt FDA to form task force
The US Food and Drug Administration is forming a Drug Shortages Task Force to look into the country's persistent drug shortages and find long-term solutions, according to a statement Thursday ⁠ from the agency's commissioner, Dr. Scott Gottlieb. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fortis will grow stronger under IHH ownership: Singh brothers
Munjals-Burmans combine which did not participate in the fresh round of bidding, also hoped that the Malaysian chain will bring its global capabilities to India, and take Fortis to new heights. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Acetyl-L-carnitine: Can it relieve MS fatigue?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yeast infection in men: How can I tell if I have one?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Early hepatitis C infection: How often does it become chronic?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Slide show: Sun damage
(Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Video: Allergy tests
What happens in an allergy test? It's the same for kids and adults. Watch this video and find out. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malaysia ’s IHH trumps Manipal to win Fortis Healthcare bid at Rs 170/share
Cash-strapped Fortis said IHH will invest Rs 40 billion ($584.11 million) at Rs 170 per share in the company that operates about 30 private hospitals in India. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Malaysia ’s IHH trumps Manipal to win Fortis bid at Rs 170/share, to launch open offer
Cash-strapped Fortis said IHH will invest Rs 40 billion ($584.11 million) at Rs 170 per share in the company that operates about 30 private hospitals in India. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health: Wait for therapy added to teen's anxiety
Naomi Lea was 15 when she needed help to cope with panic attacks and self harm but there was a long wait. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mental health: Wait for therapy added to teen's anxiety
"Massive" pressure on mental health services for young people is put down to over-referral by schools. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smokers up to 45% more likely to suffer from irregular heart beats
Researchers from  Imperial College London found that for every 10 cigarettes smoked a day, the risk of suffering from atrial fibrillation, which is a cause of stroke, increases by 14 per cent. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iceman's last meal was high-fat, high-calorie feast
Mountain goat, red deer, cereal grains and a toxic fern: What our ancestors ate 5,000 years ago. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: Eating four gummy bears could help you maintain blood sugar levels
DIABETES type 1 sufferers sometimes need to maintain their blood sugar levels to avoid health problems. A slight fall in these levels is concerning but not life threatening, whereas an extreme reduction could be life threatening. Try eating this to maintain blood sugar levels. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Jury orders J & J to pay $4.7 billion in Missouri asbestos cancer case
A Missouri jury on Thursday ordered Johnson& Johnson to pay a record $4.69 billion to 22 women who alleged the company's talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused them to develop ovarian cancer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Iowa, Illinois investigating infections linked to McDonald's salad
The Iowa and Illinois health departments said on Thursday that they were investigating a rise in cyclospora infections linked to salads at McDonald Corp's restaurants. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

What to know about the STD that could become the next superbug
Mycoplasma genitalium was first discovered in the early 1980s. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Boy, 5, remembered in tear-jerking hilarious obituary he wrote for himself
Garrett Michael Matthias, of Iowa, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer,  Stage 4 Alveolar Fusion Negative Rhabdomyosarcoma (ARMS), in September last year. He died on June 6. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Olympic gold medalist skier Kikkan Randall, 35, reveals breast cancer diagnosis
Kikkan Randall, 35, revealed on social media on Tuesday that she's been diagnosed with breast cancer. She say the 'prognosis is good because the cancer was 'caught early'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medicare proposes to pay docs for analyzing texted photos
Medicare says it wants to pay doctors for analyzing texted images and for video chats with patients (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Are Concussions Tougher on Athletes With ADHD?
Young athletes who have ADHD may be more likely to have symptoms of depression and anxiety after a concussion, new research shows. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Did California fires bring on cluster of mystery rashes?
A California community is itching for answers after several neighbors reported getting rashes at a time when several fires broke out nearby (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug Combination Boosts Older Adults' Immunity in Early Trial Drug Combination Boosts Older Adults' Immunity in Early Trial
A phase 2a randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial showed that a combination of drugs decreases the incidence of infections, including influenza and pneumonia, in older adults.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

Under New Guidelines, More Kids Have Hypertension
New hypertension guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2017 lowered the threshold for a diagnosis of high blood pressure in those under 19 years of age, and that means 795,000 more children are now classified as having the condition than before. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Richard Bacon pneumonia: Former Blue Peter star 'put in coma': What is the lung condition?
RICHARD BACON revealed he had pneumonia last week , he told his Twitter followers. But the former Blue Peter presenter has now been reportedly put into a medically-induced coma. What is pneumonia, and what are the symptoms to look out for? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Iowa investigating infections linked to McDonald's salad
The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) on Thursday said it was investigating a rise in Cyclospora infections, likely due to the consumption of a salad served by McDonald's Corp. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA flags sale of recalled Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal
The U.S. Food& Drug Administration said on Thursday recalled Kellogg Co Honey Smacks cereal was still being sold at retail outlets and warned consumers not to purchase the product. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

CMS proposes change in the drug payment amount under Medicare Part B
The Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services on Thursday proposed a change in the payment amount for new drugs under its Part B program, amid the Trump administration's attempts to tackle escalating prices of drugs. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Legalizing same-sex marriage improved access to health care of gay men
A new study from Vanderbilt University has found that legalizing same-sex marriage improved health care access for gay men but did not improve their mental health (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news