Adding Ilixadencel Improved Outcomes in Metastatic RCC Adding Ilixadencel Improved Outcomes in Metastatic RCC
Combining intratumoral injections of ilixadencel with sunitinib improved responses in patients with newly diagnosed synchronous metastatic renal cell carcinoma in the phase 2 MERECA trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Marijuana Use May Increase Risk of False Memories
A false memory is one that didn't actually occur or one that differs from the way an event actually happened, often influenced by suggestions from other people. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chinese community officers 'beat stray dogs to death to prevent them from spreading coronavirus' 
The horrifying incident took place this morning at a residential complex in the city of Nanchong in Sichuan Province, according to activists. Two stray dogs were killed by a group of officers. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Budding Altruists? Tots Give Up Food for Others
Researchers tested nearly 100 19-month-olds and found that even when they were hungry, many retrieved a piece of fruit dropped by someone they didn't know and offered it to them. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Claire King health: Emmerdale star was left ‘devastated’ after her diagnosis - symptoms
CLAIRE KING, 55, is best known for playing Kim Tate in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale, a character she has played off and on since 1989. Her character may be known for her icy demeanour, but Claire has shown her vulnerable side by opening up about her painful health condition over the years. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Glioma Trials Should Track Living Well, Not Just Longer Glioma Trials Should Track Living Well, Not Just Longer
Neuro-oncology working group backs focus on how patients feel, function.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

General Anesthesia Ups Postpartum Depression Risk
Compared with local anesthesia, general anesthesia was associated with a 54% increased odds of postpartum depression, and a 91% higher risk of suicidal thoughts or self-inflicted injury. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heroin use in U.S. more than doubled since 2002
Heroin use in the United States has nearly doubled since 2002, as have health problems related to injection of the drug, an analysis by the National Institute on Drug Abuse reveals. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Watch & Wait' in Rectal Cancer Doesn't Compromise Outcomes'Watch & Wait' in Rectal Cancer Doesn't Compromise Outcomes
Another study adds support for taking a watch-and-wait (W&W) approach for patients with low rectal tumors instead of recommending immediate surgery.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Pregnant women using makeup 'more likely to have fat children'
Researchers in Germany measured levels of butyl paraben (BuP) in the urine of 629 mothers. Those with higher concentrations were more likely to have overweight children in their first eight years of life. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12: The sign in your legs that you have been deficient for a long time
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can cause a wide range of symptoms due to the essential role the nutrient plays in the body. If left untreated, B12 deficiency can cause long-term damage, and one complication that can occur is associated with the legs. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Epilepsy treatment side effect: New insights about the brain
People with epilepsy are contributing in surprising ways to research into the brain (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

One in five receive 'surprise' out-of-network bills after surgery
One in five Americans who has surgery receives bills from out-of-network providers, even when they choose physicians from within their insurance networks, a new study has found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Crew on quarantined Yokohama cruise liner beg to be allowed to leave
Binay Kumar Sarkar, one of 160 Indian citizens among the crew of quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess, has begged his government to evacuate them before they are infected with the virus. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for U.S. women
February is American Heart Month, and the American Heart Association says cardiovascular disease claims more lives each year than all forms of cancer combined in the United States. It's typically seen as a man's disease -- but the reality is, one woman dies every 80 seconds in the U.S. from heart disease. CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula joined CBSN with more. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cancer growth can be slowed by eating prebiotic foods, study on mice suggests
Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute in California fed mice prebiotics from foods like asparagus and onion before analysing how they fought cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lyme Disease Found In More Than A Third Of Maine Deer Ticks
ORONO, Maine (AP) — More than a third of the deer ticks submitted to a Maine lab last year tested positive for Lyme disease, a surveillance report from the lab said. The report is from the University of Maine Tick Lab. The lab found that a smaller percentage of ticks tested positive for anaplasmosis and babesiosis, which are other tick-borne diseases. The tick lab’s manager, Griffin Dill, said the information will help authorities learn how fast the ticks are spreading in the state. The study is the first of its kind in Maine, the Bangor Daily news reported. The report found that just shy of 39% of deer ticks t...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Deer Ticks LYME DISEASE Maine news Source Type: news

Coronavirus: China and the virus that threatens everything
With the country reeling from the massive public health disaster, what might it mean for the economy, society and those in power? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High blood pressure: Follow this diet to lower your reading
HIGH blood pressure is the result of poor dietary decisions taken over time so overhauling your diet and shunning certain culprits can reverse the condition. Cutting back on one food group in particular has been shown to reduce blood pressure. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Lifesaving Organs for Transplant Go Missing in Transit How Lifesaving Organs for Transplant Go Missing in Transit
Scores of organs -- mostly kidneys -- are trashed each year, and many more become critically delayed while being shipped on commercial airliners, a new investigation finds.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

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Scores of organs -- mostly kidneys -- are trashed each year, and many more become critically delayed while being shipped on commercial airliners, a new investigation finds.Kaiser Health News (Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape General Surgery Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Surgery Tags: Transplantation News Source Type: news

New Brunswick drops overnight ER hours in major repurposing of 6 hospitals
The province says it will cut emergency-room operating hours at six New Brunswick hospitals and convert acute-care beds to long-term care beds in response to a shortage of staff and beds. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/New Brunswick Source Type: news

Chinese Vlogger Detailing Life – and Death — Amid Coronavirus Outbreak in Wuhan Disappears, Allegedly ‘Forcibly Quarantined’
(BEIJING) — After nearly a week of roaming China’s epidemic-struck city, filming the dead and the sickened in overwhelmed hospitals, the strain of being hounded by both the new virus and the country’s dissent-quelling police started to tell. Chen Qiushi looked haggard and disheveled in his online posts, an almost unrecognizable shadow of the energetic young man who had rolled into Wuhan on a self-assigned mission to tell its inhabitants’ stories, just as authorities locked the city down almost three weeks ago. Read more: The Coronavirus Outbreak Should Bring Out the Best in Humanity Until he disapp...
Source: TIME: Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: JOHN LEICESTER and DAKE KANG / AP Tags: Uncategorized China coronavirus COVID-19 onetime Source Type: news

Coronavirus: Can it spread via door handles? And other questions
Can coronavirus spread via door handles and can it be transmitted by food prepared by an infected person? (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Patients Turning to'Direct Primary Care'More Patients Turning to'Direct Primary Care '
DPC Frontier estimates there are 1,219 practices in 48 states and Washington, D.C. They range in size from solo practitioners to corporate, multisite primary care organizations with thousands of doctors.WebMD Health News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care News Source Type: news

HRT and the Risk of Melanoma in Post-menopausal Women HRT and the Risk of Melanoma in Post-menopausal Women
Studies have suggested that hormones may play a potential role in melanoma carcinogenesis. Is hormone replacement therapy associated with an increased risk of melanoma in post-menopausal women?Human Reproduction (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Warfarin Administration Time and Anticoagulation Stability Warfarin Administration Time and Anticoagulation Stability
Does it really matter if warfarin is taken in the evening or the morning?Annals of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Long-Term Safety of Ubrogepant for the Treatment of Migraine Long-Term Safety of Ubrogepant for the Treatment of Migraine
This study evaluated the safety and tolerability of intermittent treatment over the course of 1 year with ubrogepant, a calcitonin gene-related peptide, for the acute treatment of migraine.Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

HCV Eradication With DAA Improves Insulin Resistance HCV Eradication With DAA Improves Insulin Resistance
This study aimed to assess whether SVR after direct-acting antivirals could improve the degree of insulin resistance in HCV-infected patients, including those with cirrhosis.Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Metabolic Syndrome, But Not NAFLD, Increases 10-year Mortality Metabolic Syndrome, But Not NAFLD, Increases 10-year Mortality
This study compared 10-year mortality among those with and without NAFLD in an urban South Asia cohort. What factors were associated with early risk of death?Liver International (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Deprescribing CV Drugs for Older Adults: Physician Perspectives Deprescribing CV Drugs for Older Adults: Physician Perspectives
This study examined barriers to deprescribing cardiovascular medications for older adults. Do deprescribing priorities differ among internists, geriatricians, and cardiologists?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Gallbladder Hemorrhage During Oral Edoxaban Therapy Gallbladder Hemorrhage During Oral Edoxaban Therapy
This case suggests that gallbladder hemorrhage needs to be considered as a possible complication for patients on direct oral anticoagulants.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Practice Predictors of Buprenorphine Prescribing by FPs Practice Predictors of Buprenorphine Prescribing by FPs
Family physicians can treat opioid use disorder if they are waivered to prescribe buprenorphine--so why do many not take advantage of it?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

An Alzheimer ’s Treatment Fails: ‘We Don’t Have Anything Now’
With high hopes, drugs to fight brain plaques were tested in people genetically destined to develop dementia. The drugs failed. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Gina Kolata Tags: Alzheimer ' s Disease Elderly Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Brain Clinical Trials Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN) Eli Lilly and Company National Institute on Aging Roche Holding AG Washington University Source Type: news

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Four children who went missing during a blizzard in rural Alaska have been found. One of the kids, 7-year-old Ethan Camille, is now in the hospital being treated for frostbite. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump budget plan could push tobacco oversight out of the FDA
The Trump administration wants to fundamentally change the way the US government regulates tobacco and e-cigarette products, and the plan to move regulatory authority out of the US Food and Drug Administration is being met with strong condemnation from the public health community. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First US evacuee infected with coronavirus was mistakenly released from hospital
The first US evacuee from China known to be infected with the Wuhan coronavirus was mistakenly released from a San Diego hospital after an initial test found the person had not been infected, local health officials said Monday. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why sports can be so toxic to boys and how we unravel that culture
For good and ill, organized sports provide boys with what is probably their most influential education on masculinity. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lung cancer symptoms: A sign of the deadly disease in the face ‘you might not recognise’
LUNG cancer signs and symptoms don't usually show in the early stages, but as the condition progresses they may become more apparent. One sign to look out for can appear in the face, but a lung cancer charity says it's one "you might not recognise". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Dream job’ turns into ‘nightmare’: Virus fears grow among Diamond Princess crew
Crew members ask why passengers are segregated but they are forced to work and live among colleagues who are falling sick. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Simon Denyer Source Type: news

Crisis nurse testifies veteran had 'anger issues' and outbursts that scared his daughter
The Desmond fatality inquiry has heard from three of the doctors who saw Afghanistan war veteran Lionel Desmond in the months before he killed his family and himself at their Nova Scotia home — but Tuesday it heard from another point of view: that of the nurses. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Nova Scotia Source Type: news

Coronavirus death toll surpasses 1,000 as more than 100 people died in the China in one day
The coronavirus outbreak has now killed more 1,000 people the world over, with more than 100 of them dying Monday alone according to data form the Chinese government released Monday evening. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WHO warns of "grave threat" to world as virus deaths top 1,000
Head of the World Health Organization pleads for global unity to answer a raft of questions about the still-mysterious new cornavirus. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New virus has infected more than 43,000 people globally
A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 43,000 people globally (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus Researchers Are Using High-Tech Methods to Predict Where the Virus Might Go Next
As the deadly 2019-nCov coronavirus spreads, raising fears of a worldwide pandemic, researchers and startups are using artificial intelligence and other technologies to predict where the virus might appear next — and even potentially sound the alarm before other new, potentially threatening viruses become public health crises. “What we’re doing currently with Coronavirus is really trying to get an understanding of what’s happening on the ground through as many sources as we can get our hands on,” says John Brownstein, chief innovation officer at Boston Children’s Hospital and a professor...
Source: TIME: Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alejandro de la Garza Tags: Uncategorized 2019-nCoV coronavirus MSFTAI2019 onetime Source Type: news

Evacuee from China tested positive for coronavirus a day after release from a U.S. hospital
The person was among four cleared Sunday for discharge from UC San Diego Health after testing negative for the virus, health officials say. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Hannah Knowles Source Type: news

Countries evacuating nationals from China coronavirus areas
A growing number of countries around the world are evacuating or planning to evacuate diplomatic staff and citizens from parts of China hit by the new coronavirus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond
Here are the latest developments around the coronavirus outbreak (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Coronavirus may be over soon in China, expert says, as WHO warns of global threat
Coronavirus infections in China may be over by April, its senior medical adviser said on Tuesday, but the death toll passed 1,000 and the World Health Organization warned of a "very grave" global threat. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Secukinumab Without the Loading Dose in Chronic Psoriasis Secukinumab Without the Loading Dose in Chronic Psoriasis
Can secukinumab be administered without the initial loading dose in patients with psoriasis without compromising its effectiveness?The British Journal of Dermatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 11, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Dermatology Journal Article Source Type: news