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Fitness blogger reveals her Christmas day exercise regime
Fitness blogger and mum-of-five, Simone Gately, 34, from Halifax, North Yorkshire has her own Christmas day fitness regime to get her guests running around and burning off the calories. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two kids injured every day by window blinds, study finds
Nearly one child dies every month and about about two are injured every day in window blind-related incidents, according to a new study. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In US and Europe, kids get cell phones at a younger age
Sara Zaske's daughter, Sophia, rarely showed much interest in having her own cell phone -- that is, until they moved back to the United States from Germany. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First pregnancy test that can be flushed down the toilet
Lia can be disposed of discreetly, avoiding the need to hide the white stick. Said to be 99% accurate, it is made from paper not plastic and repels water for long enough to take the test. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Virtual Reality is transforming care for dementia patients in a Sussex nursing home
ST RAPHAEL'S in East Sussex is just one of a number of care homes that are now using virtual reality to transport residents into exciting alternative worlds. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lord Kerslake quits role as chairman of NHS trust
Lord Kerslake has resigned as the boss of London's King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust today and in a statement blamed budget cuts to the health service. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Baby milk maker orders global recall over salmonella fears
French baby milk maker Lactalis has ordered a global recall of millions of its products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Deadline week crunch for health law sign-ups under Trump
Trump administration's new health law challenge: a smooth finale to sign-up season this week (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Diphtheria deaths in Indonesia spark immunization campaign
Indonesia has begun a campaign to immunize 8 million children and teenagers against diphtheria after the disease killed 38 people, mostly children, since January (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Baby loss
It is hoped the exhibition will help break the silence around stillbirth and miscarriage. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How can we switch off hunger in the brain? Study sheds light
New research investigates how to turn off a class of appetite-stimulating neurons. The findings have far-reaching implications for obesity and overeating. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Too much sitting doesn't cause weight gain, says study
The average sitting time in the U.S. is 12 hours per day. You might think that this leads to weight gain, but new research claims this is not the case. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes a sweet taste in the mouth?
Sugary foods can cause a temporary sweet aftertaste. However, a persistent sweet taste in the mouth can be a sign of a number of serious conditions. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ear, Nose and Throat Source Type: news

Organ donation: Views sought on new approach
The draft policy has been designed to get families talking about donations and consent. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Roche: Tecentriq cocktail slows kidney cancer progression
ZURICH (Reuters) - Combining Roche's Tecentriq immunotherapy with its older drug Avastin reduced the risk of disease worsening or death (PFS) for the initial treatment of advanced kidney cancer in some patients, the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Merck raises stakes in lung cancer as rivals close in
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Merck& Co Inc, maker of the only immunotherapy approved for patients newly-diagnosed with the most common type of lung cancer, could solidify its lead by playing the long game, even as rivals edge closer. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

This Nobel Laureate Is Worried U.S. Politics Could Endanger Scientific Research
(STOCKHOLM) — An American researcher who shared this year’s Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards’ gala banquet Sunday night. Michael Rosbash, who was honored for his work on circadian rhythms — commonly called the body clock — expressed concern that U.S. government support such as that received by him and colleagues Jeffrey Hall and Michael Young is endangered. “We benefited from an enlightened period in the postwar United States. Our National Institutes of Health have enthusiastically and generously supported basic resea...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: David Keyton and Jim Heintz / AP Tags: Uncategorized Budget Donald Trump Federal Budget Immigration micharl rosbash nobel prize onetime overnight politics Science United States Source Type: news

Pathophysiology of Reflex Syncope: A Review Pathophysiology of Reflex Syncope: A Review
This review elucidates the nomenclature and pathophysiology of various forms of reflex syncope, including vasovagal syncope, carotid sinus syndrome, and situational syncope.Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Current Practice of Surgical Coronary Revascularization Current Practice of Surgical Coronary Revascularization
Review the latest operative techniques and technical advances in coronary artery bypass grafting.Circulation (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Case: Metastatic Endometrial Serous Carcinoma to the Breast Case: Metastatic Endometrial Serous Carcinoma to the Breast
This unusual case underscores that while the breast is an atypical target of metastases, it is a possibility that needs to be considered, and should be confirmed histologically.Applied Radiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Prognostic Information for Management of Subfertile Couples Prognostic Information for Management of Subfertile Couples
This article summarizes the current literature on validated prediction models in fertility, their clinical utility, and their limitations.Human Reproduction (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

Opiate Crisis and Healthcare Reform in America Opiate Crisis and Healthcare Reform in America
Nurses are in a unique position to help address the opioid crisis and positively impact legislative changes.OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nursing Journal Article Source Type: news

The Effect of Low Vitamin D on Cognition The Effect of Low Vitamin D on Cognition
Might vitamin D protect against cognitive decline and dementia in aging?Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Pacemaker Reuse: Moral Duty or Dangerous Precedent? Pacemaker Reuse: Moral Duty or Dangerous Precedent?
A new trial poses the question of whether the sterilization and reimplantation of used pacemakers and ICDs, donated by developed nations to developing ones, is a safe and ethical practice.Heart (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Video- vs. Direct Laryngoscopy for Adults Requiring Intubation Video- vs. Direct Laryngoscopy for Adults Requiring Intubation
Do videolaryngoscopes reduce intubation failure and complications compared with direct laryngoscopy in adults?British Journal of Anaesthesia (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news

Cervical Alignment Variations in Different Postures Cervical Alignment Variations in Different Postures
A new study provides insight into the variations in normal cervical spinal alignment.Spine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Aggressive End-of-Life Care for Cancer Patients Under 65 Aggressive End-of-Life Care for Cancer Patients Under 65
According to new research, adult patients are not receiving optimal end-of-life care for cancer.Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Innovative Breast Cancer Awareness and Advocacy Campaign Innovative Breast Cancer Awareness and Advocacy Campaign
Learn how breast health and cancer awareness can be promoted effectively in communities.Journal of Global Oncology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

SurePath vs. ThinPrep Specimen Types on the COBAS 4800 SurePath vs. ThinPrep Specimen Types on the COBAS 4800
This study compared two different methodologies of cytologic preparation of cervical specimens for HPV screening. Which method more accurately identified HPV infection?Laboratory Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pathology & Lab Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

GI Bleeding With Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants GI Bleeding With Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants
This meta-analysis assessed the risk of GI bleeding associated with non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants as compared with conventional anticoagulation therapy.Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

Breaks in Sitting Time: Effects on Glucose and BP Breaks in Sitting Time: Effects on Glucose and BP
Interrupting prolonged sitting with bouts of walking may help improve glucose control and blood pressure.Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology Journal Article Source Type: news

Surveillance of Extrapulmonary NTM Infections Surveillance of Extrapulmonary NTM Infections
What can surveillance data tell us about the annual incidence of extrapulmonary nontuberculous mycobacteria infections?Emerging Infectious Diseases (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Infectious Diseases Journal Article Source Type: news

Testosterone and Sexual Function Testosterone and Sexual Function
Testosterone therapy is commonly thought to enhance sexual function, particularly among aging men -- but does it work?Current Opinion in Urology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

British gran is first to get new breast cancer treatment
Anna Jones is a 65-year-old British woman who has become the first in the world to be given a revolutionary breast cancer treatment through a combination of immunotherapy drugs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Deaths from window blinds show need for cord ban, study says
Children's injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled over 26 years despite decades of safety concerns (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

NASUWT call to ban 'legal high' energy drinks from schools
A single 500ml energy drink can be cheaper than a bottle of water and contains 160mg of caffeine which is the same as two shots of espresso coffee. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ibrutinib and Venetoclax: Potential Combination for r/r CLL Ibrutinib and Venetoclax: Potential Combination for r/r CLL
Ibrutinib and venetoclax are already approved for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, but new data suggest that using them together could be an option.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Lactalis baby milk in global recall over salmonella fears
Britain and China are among the countries affected by the recall of baby milk formula products. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Global recall of Lactalis baby milk over salmonella fears
Britain and China are among the countries affected by the recall of baby milk formula products. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mogamulizumab: Valuable New Option for Cutaneous Lymphoma Mogamulizumab: Valuable New Option for Cutaneous Lymphoma
An investigational monoclonal antibody directed against chemokine receptor 4 significantly improved progression-free survival in patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Some patients pay thousands while others nothing at all in 'medical postal code lottery'
A hearing-impaired Calgary man is travelling to Austria to get a life-changing medical device surgically implanted that will help him hear clearly for the first time. Because the Alberta government won't pay for the surgery, his retired parents are footing the $50,000 bill. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news

Location, location, location: How your health-care coverage is linked to where you live in Canada
A hearing-impaired Calgary man is travelling to Austria to get a life-changing medical device surgically implanted that will help him hear clearly for the first time. Because the Alberta government won't pay for the surgery, his retired parents are footing the $50,000 bill. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news

Third of GPs plan to close surgeries to new patients
One in ten GPs said they had already closed surgery lists to new patients temporarily within the past 12 months. A further 28 per cent – nearly a third – admitted they were considering doing so. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dentures linked to higher risk of weak joints and muscles
Over 50s with fewer than 20 of their own teeth are more likely to experience frailty in their joints and muscles according to new research from King's College London. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The New Health Care: Birth Control and Breast Cancer: Putting the Risk in Perspective
The risk can ’ t be ignored but isn ’ t as great as it may seem from a recent study. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AARON E. CARROLL Tags: Breast Cancer Birth Control and Family Planning Hormones Source Type: news

Lord Kerslake resigns in NHS funding protest
The House of Lord peer says the government is unrealistic about the challenges facing the NHS. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lord Kerslake resigns as King's College Hospital Trust chair
The House of Lord peer says the government is unrealistic about the challenges facing the NHS. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As California firefighters get ahead of some wildfires, others still rage
Firefighters across Southern California are still battling wildfires under explosive fire conditions. (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: US Source Type: news

Hospital operators in merger talks to form U.S. industry leader: WSJ
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Ascension Health and Providence St. Joseph Health are in talks about a merger between the two Catholic non-profits that would create the largest U.S. hospital chain, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the discussions. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Mastocytosis Becomes a'Disease You Don't Want to Miss'Mastocytosis Becomes a'Disease You Don't Want to Miss '
A novel drug designed specifically to target a mutation found in 90% of cases shows marked activity, and has already sparked an increase in interest in this disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - December 10, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news