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How accurate are fertility tests? Study raises doubts
Doctors say age remains a better indicator of a woman's "reproductive potential" than fertility tests (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Police issue warrants for 10 frat members after LSU student's death
Police at Louisiana State University have issued arrest warrants for 10 Phi Delta Theta members as they investigate whether a fraternity hazing led to the death of a freshman student. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research shows tai chi may be promising cardiac rehab exercise
Research shows that tai chi could be effective as an alternative exercise option for patients who decline cardiac rehabilitation after a heart attack. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Hardcore Smokers Trying to Kick the Habit
Tobacco control policies help even heavy users with mental distress quit, researchers say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Quitting Smoking, Smoking (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Targeting vitamin D receptors could prevent type 2 diabetes
Researchers suggest that targeting vitamin D receptors in insulin-producing beta cells could be an effective way to prevent type 2 diabetes. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of butterbur?
This article explores the different uses and health benefits of butterbur. It is most commonly used to treat migraines and hay fever. Learn more. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Woman who survived abortion at 8 months finds birth mother
Melissa Ohden, 40, from Missouri, was born despite her mother ’s saline infusion abortion in 1977. Her 17-year search for answers has taken her on a journey from shame and anger to forgiveness. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Instagram star on the dark side of bikini competitions
Chessie King, 24, from London, says models suffer intense exhaustion and drink wine to dehydrate. She confessed she had an 'unhealthy' obsession with the gym and counting calories. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People Magazine finds beautiful people are more diverse
‘Beauty’ is getting older and more diverse, according to a new Boston University study comparing People Magazine’s ’50 Most Beautiful People’ of 2017 to its first list, in 1990. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sore throat? Forget honey and lemon – try some MOSS
EXCLUSIVE: Icelandic moss, which is similar to the plant that grows throughout Europe, could be a new remedy to ease your pain and rasping voice, according to an array of research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

From Obesity to Practicing Physician: An MD's Personal Story From Obesity to Practicing Physician: An MD's Personal Story
Dr Paul Grewal shares his story of his battle against obesity and how he uses his personal struggle to support his patients with obesity and diabetes.Medscape Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Commentary Source Type: news

Side Effects Skyrocket in France With Levothyroxine Reformulation Side Effects Skyrocket in France With Levothyroxine Reformulation
Merck is being pressured to make the previous formulation available, despite concerns and limited supplies.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

High Blood Pressure in Midlife Tied to Later Dementia
Women with high blood pressure in their 40s are at increased risk for dementia in later years. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Alzheimer's Disease Dementia Women and Girls Hypertension Elderly Source Type: news

Why No LAIV Again This Year? Why No LAIV Again This Year?
In children, the live attenuated influenza vaccine had a paltry effectiveness rate compared with other flu vaccines.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Viewpoint Source Type: news

New Care Models: Harnessing Technology
Case studies which will be a valuable resource for others who are working with partners in their local areas to harness technology to deliver transformational and lasting change. Including Better Together Mid Nottinghamshire: Florence telehealth- an automated telehealth tool that uses SMS text messages to help people manage their own health conditions at home. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trauma's Toll on a Woman's Heart
Study found those who experienced 3 or more tragedies were more likely to have signs of cardiovascular trouble (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trump Names Eric Hargan as Acting Health Secretary Trump Names Eric Hargan as Acting Health Secretary
President Donald Trump has appointed Eric Hargan as acting Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), the White House said on Tuesday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Three events is all it takes to end up with heart disease
A new study, conducted by researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, has revealed such women had poorer endothelial function - a known risk factor of heart disease, the world's leading killer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treating Rhabdomyolysis: What Clinicians Should Know Treating Rhabdomyolysis: What Clinicians Should Know
With the rise of extreme sports and intense workouts, here are the telltale signs of exertional muscle damage that warrants immediate medical attention.Medscape Orthopedics (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics Article Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Are stem cells and regenerative medicine living up to their promises?
The use of stem cells, materials, or molecules to regenerate tissues and organs promises to revolutionize medicine. How long until this becomes reality? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Stem Cell Research Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Menopause may trigger Alzheimer's disease
A new study looked at the metabolic changes in the brains of menopausal and perimenopausal women and found potential triggers for Alzheimer's disease. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Antihistamine shown to improve function in MS patients
A Phase II clinical trial showed that an antihistamine can restore nervous system function in patients with chronic multiple sclerosis. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to eat, and what not to eat, for a good night's sleep
Dr. Jennifer Ashton shares her top late night snacks to help boost sleep. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Dementia risk: THIS is why more women than men suffer from Alzheimer’s disease
DEMENTIA - including Alzheimer ’s disease - can affect anyone, however more women than men tend to suffer. Scientists have discovered that the menopause could be why. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dementia risk: The menopause is why more women than men suffer from Alzheimer’s disease
DEMENTIA - including Alzheimer ’s disease - can affect anyone, however more women than men tend to suffer. Scientists have discovered that the menopause could be why. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vigorous Exercise May Be Best for Longevity in Stable CHD Vigorous Exercise May Be Best for Longevity in Stable CHD
Observational data suggest any amount of exercise is associated with reduced mortality vs being sedentary in patients with stable CHD, but the lowest mortality was seen among the most active patients.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

PURE Confusion: Observational Data Can't Tell Us What to Eat PURE Confusion: Observational Data Can't Tell Us What to Eat
The PURE study suggests that dietary saturated fat is good and carbohydrates bad, but nutritional guidelines should be based purely on randomized data, argues Dr O'Donoghue.theheart.org on Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Commentary Source Type: news

Experimental gene therapy for blindness considered by FDA
When her son was just 3-months-old, Elizabeth Guardino began to notice that he never responded when she smiled. Dangling a toy in front of his face, Christian did not follow it with his eyes. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How to Solve Your Medical Practice's Toughest Challenges How to Solve Your Medical Practice's Toughest Challenges
A practice management expert gives advice on how physicians can handle the practice management challenges they face, including EHR use, time management, and falling behind on their daily schedule.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Is Patient Empowerment a Myth? Is Patient Empowerment a Myth?
Some patients want to be empowered but others do not, says this doctor. And patients'idea of empowerment is often very different from physicians'.Medscape Business of Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Article Source Type: news

Antibiotic Prescribing Interventions Should Be Long-term Antibiotic Prescribing Interventions Should Be Long-term
Inappropriate prescribing of antibiotics rose during the year after interventions stopped, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases News Source Type: news

Puerto Rico investigates post-hurricane disease outbreak
Puerto Rico is investigating four deaths in Hurricane Maria's aftermath as possible cases of leptospirosis, a bacterial disease spread through animals' urine (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Heavy periods cause 5 million sick days each year
The survey of 1,002 women follows the case of Lydia Brain, 24, from Manchester, who was too embarrassed to discuss her heavy periods and inadvertently ignored the signs of cancer. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis symptoms: Numbness and tingling in your HANDS could be early sign
ARTHRITIS symptoms are commonly thought of as being joint pain, swelling and redness, however, numbness and tingling in the hands could be an early sign of condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Older Patients With Breast Cancer Still Overtreated With RT -- Why? Older Patients With Breast Cancer Still Overtreated With RT -- Why?
Surgeons and radiation oncologists frequently overestimate the benefits of radiotherapy (RT) after lumpectomy and thus continue to recommend its use, despite a lack of evidence for a survival benefit or protection against local recurrence.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Could tai chi encourage more patients to take up cardiac rehab?
Tai chi did not raise aerobic fitness, but it increased physical activity, was liked, and was adhered to by heart patients who refused conventional rehab. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy Source Type: news

Italy culls birds after five H5N8 avian flu outbreaks in October
ROME (Reuters) - Italy has had five outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian flu in farms the central and northern parts of the country since the start of the month and about 880,000 chickens, ducks and turkeys will be culled, officials said on Wednesday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Uterine-Sparing Procedures for Leiomyomas Have Trade-offs Uterine-Sparing Procedures for Leiomyomas Have Trade-offs
Uterine-sparing procedures for uterine leiomyomas had small but significant differences in risks for reintervention, subsequent hysterectomy, and subsequent complications, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Source Type: news

Aerie's glaucoma drug effectively lowers eye pressure: FDA review
(Reuters) - Aerie Pharmaceuticals Inc's experimental glaucoma treatment Rhopressa is effective in lowering eye pressure, a preliminary review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concluded. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Community Cancer Care'Much Cheaper' Than Hospital Community Cancer Care'Much Cheaper' Than Hospital
A new study shows that cancer care in the outpatient hospital setting is significantly more expensive than similar care given in the community setting.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Obesity Soars 10-Fold in Kids; With Underweight It's a'Double Burden'Obesity Soars 10-Fold in Kids; With Underweight It's a'Double Burden '
Child overweight and obesity levels have risen 10-fold globally in the past 40 years, but underweight remains an equally important issue, with the need to"join the dots," new research reveals.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Consent laws prevent teen moms getting pain relief
Minors in states such as Ohio have a severe gap in health care coverage with pregnant. They are unable to provide consent to get procedures such as epidurals and cesarean sections. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Child and teen obesity soars 10-fold worldwide in 40 years, WHO finds
Obesity rate among children in rich countries may have peaked as kids in developing countries are increasingly putting on unhealthy pounds, researchers say. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Utah officer fired for forcibly handcuffing nurse who defied him
A Utah police officer has been fired after he forcibly arrested a nurse who refused to let him draw blood from an unconscious patient in July. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How lack of sleep affects health and tips for a good night's rest
Nearly two-thirds of Americans do not get a full eight hours of sleep per night. Now, researcher Matthew Walker is sounding the alarm about what he calls "the silent sleep loss epidemic." Walker has spent more than 20 years studying sleep and its impact on mental health and disease. Walker joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss what happens to the body when its lacking sleep, why some people shouldn't nap at all and some tips for healthy sleeping habits. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WATCH: Beyond the scale: What to eat for a better sleep
As part of a new series that looks at how to stay healthy beyond just measuring weight, Dr. Jennifer Ashton discusses how important sleep is for your body and what to eat for optimal sleep. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Blood pressure: Eating THIS 65p vegetable will lower your heart disease risk
EATING spinach could lower your blood pressure for just 65p. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quorn is just as good as building your muscles as meat
Quorn, which is adored by vegetarians, has high 'bioavailability' - meaning it contains more protein that can be used, experts at Exeter University found. The study was part-funded by Quorn. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Tai Chi: a Gentler Way to Exercise for Ailing Hearts
Gentle movements may be a steppingstone to traditional exercise Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Cardiac Rehabilitation, Complementary and Integrative Medicine, Heart Diseases (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Food addiction: What to know
Food addiction is when a person becomes dependent on certain types of foods. Learn more about the causes and when to see a doctor. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - October 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Eating Disorders Source Type: news